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Willis, Don

Born 1933 in Tipton County, Tenn.

References:

  • Article and sessionography in issue 28 (1986) of New Kommotion.

Original Releases

Sort by: Release Date | Label & Number  

Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1958/Apr. or earlier
(BMI est.)
Satellite (Tenn.) S-101  Pertinent Boppin' High School Baby
Don Willis
Label shot
(from Ace CD 1268)
D-102 Bullet Ace CD 1268 (#26)
Bullet Bop CD 007 (#21)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55097 (#27)
Bullet Club LP 005 (#8)
Bullet Collector LP 1020 (#9)
Bullet Collector CD 4404 (#29)
Bullet Disky CD 250542 (#34)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 093 (#3)
Bullet Fed CD 11 (#12)
Bullet Flesh Den CD 6901 (#20)
Bullet Lucky CD 804 (#1)
Bullet Mustang CD 5 (#1)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 375 (#49)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 424 (#49)
Bullet One Day Music CD 010 (#34)
Bullet Peerless LP 001 (#1)
Bullet Presto CD 2 (#23)
Bullet Rhino CD 73346 (#15)
Bullet Satellite CD 971105 (#3)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1170 (#1)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 3 (#1)
Bullet White Label LP 8965 (#1)
    Pertinent Warrior Sam
Don Willis
Label shot
(from Stompertime CD 3)
D-103 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55011 (#3)
Bullet Collector LP 1020 (#10)
Bullet Collector CD 4404 (#30)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 119 (#29)
Bullet Flesh Den CD 6902 (#16)
Bullet Luxel CD 7102 (#28)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 424 (#36)
Bullet Peerless LP 001 (#10)
Bullet Satellite CD 971105 (#4)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1170 (#45)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 3 (#10)
Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6906 (#6)
Bullet White Label LP 8965 (#2)
1964
RCA mx code
Style (Tenn.) 45-1921 
(pressed by RCA)
Pertinent Mar's Dame
Don Willis
(from Collector CD 4404)
R4KM 8069 Bullet Collector CD 4404 (#6)
Bullet White Label LP 8965 (#12)
    No rating A Glass Of Wine
Don Willis
(from White Label LP 8965)
R4KM 8070 Bullet White Label LP 8965 (#11)
 
 
Top Gun (Tenn.)  11610/1 No rating Give Me All Your Love
Memphis Kings (Vocal By Don Willis)
Label shot
11610  
    No rating Our Love Don't Travel On The Same Road
Memphis Kings (Vocal By Don Willis)
Label shot
11611  
Original LPs
 
 
MK (Tenn.)  lp cut  No rating End Of The Road
Don Willis
(from White Label LP 8965)
  Bullet White Label LP 8965 (#13)
    No rating The Haunted House
Don Willis
(from White Label LP 8965)
  Bullet White Label LP 8965 (#7)
    No rating Memphis Tennessee
Don Willis
(from White Label LP 8965)
  Bullet White Label LP 8965 (#5)
    No rating T-D's Boogie Woogie
Don Willis
(from White Label LP 8965)
  Bullet White Label LP 8965 (#8)
    Pertinent You Are My Sunshine
Don Willis
(from Collector CD 4404)
  Bullet Collector CD 4404 (#20)
Bullet White Label LP 8965 (#6)
Unissued Tracks
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Boppin' High School Baby [alt. vers.]
Don Willis
(from White Label LP 8965)
  Bullet White Label LP 8965 (#14)
    No rating Don't Stop Now
Don Willis
(from White Label LP 8965)
  Bullet White Label LP 8965 (#9)
    Borderline Give Me All Your Love
Don Willis
(from Collector CD 4404)
  Bullet Collector CD 4404 (#15)
Bullet White Label LP 8965 (#4)
    No rating Mar's Dame [alt. vers.]
Don Willis
(from White Label LP 8965)
  Bullet White Label LP 8965 (#3)
    No rating Stagger Lee
Don Willis
(from White Label LP 8965)
  Bullet White Label LP 8965 (#10)
    No rating Warrior Sam [alt. vers.]
Don Willis
(from White Label LP 8965)
  Bullet White Label LP 8965 (#15)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1974Collector (Netherlands) CL 1020LPRare Rock-A-Billy, Vol. 2
1991White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8965LPBoppin' High School Baby / Don Willis
1992Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4404CDOriginal Memphis Rock And Roll & Country
Flesh Den (England) 6901CDRock 'N' Roll Orgy, Vol. 1
1993Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55011CDWa-Chic-Ka-Nocka
Club (Spain) 005LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 5
Stomper Time (England) STCD 3CDThe Last Great Rockabilly Saturday Night
1995Flesh Den (England) 6902CDRock 'N' Roll Orgy, Vol. 2
1996Lucky (England) CDLR 804CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 4
Vladimir Twist VTR 6906LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 6
1997Peerless PL 001LPRockabilly
1998Satellite (United States) SAT-C- 971105CDThe Complete Satellite Recordings
2000Disky (Netherlands) DO 250542CDAs Good As It Gets: Rockabilly
2001Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55097CDOut For Kicks
2003Presto Vol. 2CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 2
2006Rhino (United States) R2 73346CDRockin' Bones: '50s Punk & Rockabilly
2010Ace (England) CDCHD 1268CDA Rocket In My Pocket
Not Now Music NOT2CD 375CDRed Hot Rockabilly
2011Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 119CDRaunchy Sugar: The Pure Essence Of Memphis Rock & Roll
Not Now Music NOT2CD 424CDRoots Of Psychobilly
2013One Day Music (England) DAY3CD 010CDReal Rare Rockabilly
year?Bop BOP- 007CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 7
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDV 093CDFeel Like Rockin': Tennessee Rock 'N' Roll
Fed (Sweden) 11CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 11
Luxel MAS 7102CDRockabilly Hoodlums, v. 2
Mustang MUST 5CDBig Boy Rock
Smith & Co. SCCD 1170CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 3


Acknowledgments:  Udo Frank, Tom Lincoln, Michel Proost


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