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Classic Rockabilly

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Artist Title Original Label & Number Date & Source
1. Carroll, Johnny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hot Rock — Johnny Carroll And His Hot Rocks Decca (N.Y.) 9-30013  1956/Aug. 25
Bb c&w rev.
2. Presley, Elvis Pertinent Label shot Song sample Good Rockin' Tonight — Elvis Presley / Scotty And Bill Sun (Tenn.)  210  1954/Nov. 6
Bb c&w rev.
3. Fairburn, Werly Pertinent Label shot Song sample Everybody's Rockin' — Werly Fairburn Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21528  1956/June 9
Bb c&w rev.
4. Lord, Bobby Pertinent Label shot Song sample Everybody's Rockin' But Me — Bobby Lord Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21539  1956/Aug. 4
Bb c&w rev.
5. Smith, Warren Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock 'N' Roll Ruby — Warren Smith Sun (Tenn.)  239  1956/Apr. 21
Bb c&w rev.
6. Bond, Eddie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rockin' Daddy — Eddie Bond And The Stompers Mercury (Ill.)  70826X45 1956/Mar. 17
Bb c&w rev.
7. Daniels, Jeff Pertinent Label shot Song sample Daddy-O-Rock — Jeff Daniels Meladee (La.) M-117 
(pressed by RCA)
1956
RCA mx code
8. Curtis, Mac Pertinent Label shot Song sample Grandaddy's Rockin' — Mac Curtis King (Ohio) 45-4949  1956/July 28
Bb c&w rev.
9. McDonald, Skeets Pertinent Label shot Song sample You Oughta See Grandma Rock — Skeets McDonald Capitol (Calif.) F3461  1956/June 23
Bb c&w rev.
10. Reeves, Glenn Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rockin' Country Style — Glenn Reeves And His Rock-Billys Atco (N.Y.) 45-6080  1956/Oct. 6
Bb c&w rev.
11. King, Sid Pertinent Label shot Song sample Good Rockin' Baby — Sid King & The Five Strings (The King Bros.) Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21564  1956/Oct. 27
Bb c&w rev.
12. Riley, Billy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock With Me Baby — Billy Riley Sun (Tenn.)  245  1956/Sept. 1
Bb c&w rev.
13. Orbison, Roy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rockhouse — Roy Orbison And Teen Kings Sun (Tenn.)  251  1956/Oct. 20
Bb c&w rev.
14. Martin, Janis Pertinent Label shot Song sample Drugstore Rock And Roll — Janis Martin RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6491  1956/Apr. 7
Bb c&w rev.
15. Starr, Andy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rockin', Rollin' Stone — Andy Starr MGM (N.Y.) K12263  1956/May 26
Bb c&w rev.
16. McGinnis, Wayne Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock, Roll And Rhythm — Wayne McGinnis With The Swing Teens Meteor (Tenn.)  5035  1956/July 7
Bb c&w rev.
17. Hodges Brothers Pertinent Label shot Song sample I'm Gonna Rock Some Too — Hodges Brothers Mississippi (Miss.) 45-574 
(Starday PD series)
1956/Oct.
(SPD est.)
18. Duke, Denver Borderline Label shot Song sample Rock And Roll Blues — Denver Duke And Jeffery Null, The Hardin County Boys Mercury (Ill.)  70970X45 1956/Oct. 6
Bb c&w rev.
19. Chapel, Jean Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Won't Be Rockin' Tonight — Jean Chapel Sun (Tenn.)  244  1956/July 21
Bb c&w rev.
20. West, Sonny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock-Ola Ruby — Sonee West Nor-Va-Jak (N.M.) 45WA1956 
(pressed by RCA)
1956/Sept. 15
Bb ad
21. Rhythm Jesters Pertinent Song sample Rock To The Music — The Rhythm Jesters Rama (N.Y.) RR-213  1956/Nov.
(Bb est.)
22. Tyler, Ruckus Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rollin' And A-Rockin' — Ruckus Tyler Fabor (Calif.)  135-45 1956/June 23
Bb c&w rev.
23. Foley, Red Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock 'N Reelin' — Red Foley Decca (N.Y.) 9-30067  1956/Sept. 22
Bb c&w rev.
24. Jones, Thumper Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock It — Thumper Jones Starday (Tenn.) 45-240  1956/May 5
Bb c&w rev.
25. Masters, Sammy Pertinent Label shot Song sample 2 Rock-A-4 — Sammy Masters & His Rockin' Rhythm 4 Star (Calif.)  1697-45 1956/Nov. 3
Bb c&w rev.
26. Scoggins, Hoyt Pertinent Label shot Song sample Tennessee Rock — Hoyt Scoggins And The Saturday Nite Jamboree Boys Starday (reg.) (Tenn.) 45-563 
(Starday PD series)
1956/June
BMI clear.
27. Jackson, Eddie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock And Roll Baby — Eddie Jackson And His Swingsters / Vocal By Eddie Jackson Fortune (Mich.)  186  1956/May
(Bb est.)
28. Maphis, Joe Pertinent Label shot Song sample Guitar Rock And Roll – (instr.) — Joe Maphis (King Of The Strings) Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21518  1956/May 12
Bb c&w rev.
29. West, Sonee Pertinent Label shot Song sample Sweet Rockin' Baby — Sonee West Nor-Va-Jak (N.M.) 45WA1956 
(pressed by RCA)
1956/Sept. 15
Bb ad
30. Maddox Brothers & Rose Pertinent Label shot Song sample The Death Of Rock And Roll — Maddox Brothers And Rose Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21559  1956/Sept. 29
Bb c&w rev.
31. Montgomery, Joe Pertinent Label shot Song sample Cool Cat — Joe Montgomery Abbott (Calif.)  189-45 1956/Dec. 15
Bb c&w rev.
32. Williams, Lew Pertinent Label shot Song sample Cat Talk — Lew Williams Imperial (Calif.) X5394  1956/June
(Bb est.)
33. Scott, Tommy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Cat Music — Tommy Scott And His Ramblers / Vocal, Tex Harper 4 Star (Calif.) P-111  1955/May
BMI clear.
34. Burns, Sonny Borderline Song sample A Real Cool Cat — Sonny Burns Starday (Tenn.) 45-209  1955/Sept. 24
Bb c&w rev.
35. Mack, Bill Pertinent Label shot Song sample Cat Just Got In Town — Bill Mack Starday (Tenn.) 45-252  1956/July 28
Bb c&w rev.
36. Murphy, Jimmy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Granpaw's A Cat — Jimmy Murphy Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21569  1956/Nov. 17
Bb c&w rev.
37. Johnson, Jimmy [2] Pertinent Label shot Song sample Cat Daddy — Jimmy Johnson Sings With Al Casey And The "Arizona Hayriders" / Al Casey ... Larry Vanlandingh Viv (Ariz.) 45-3000/1 1956/July 7
Bb c&w rev.
38. Swan, Jimmy Borderline Label shot Song sample Country Cattin' — Jimmy Swan MGM (N.Y.) K12348  1956/Oct. 6
Bb c&w rev.
39. Selph, Jimmy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Tom Catin' [!!] Around — Jimmy Selph Coin (Calif.)  106  1956/Sept. or later
(BMI est.)
40. Flagg, Bill Pertinent Label shot Song sample Go Cat, Go — Bill Flagg Tetra (N.Y.)  4445  1956/Sept. 15
Bb pop rev.
41. Glasser, Dick Pertinent Label shot Song sample Catty Town — Pee Wee King And His Band / Vocal By Dick Glasser RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6584  1956/July 14
Bb c&w rev.
42. Pratt, Lynn Borderline Label shot Song sample Tom Cat Boogie — Lynn Pratt Hornet (Tenn.)  1000  1959 or earlier
(BMI est.)
43. Clay, Joe Pertinent Label shot Song sample Duck Tail — Joe Clay Vik (N.Y.) 4X-0211  1956/May 19
Bb pop rev.
44. Beach, Bill Pertinent Label shot Song sample Peg Pants — Bill Beach King (Ohio) 45-4940  1956/June 30
Bb c&w rev.
45. Perkins, Carl Pertinent Label shot Song sample Blue Suede Shoes — Carl Perkins Sun (Tenn.)  234  1956/Jan. 21
Bb c&w rev.
46. Wray, Lucky Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample What-Cha [!!] Say, Honey — Lucky Wray Starday (reg.) (Tenn.) 45-575 
(Starday PD series)
1956/Oct. 13
Bb c&w rev.
47. Spurlin, Tommy Pertinent Label shot Song sample One-Eyed Sam — Tommy Spurlin And The Southern Boys Perfect (Fla.) 45-109  1956/Aug. 4
Bb c&w rev.
48. Fisher, Sonny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Pink And Black — Sonny Fisher Starday (Tenn.) 45-244  1956/June 9
Bb c&w rev.
49. Masters, Sammy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Pink Cadillac — Sammy Masters & His Rocking Rhythm 4 Star (Calif.)  1695-45 1956/May 26
Bb c&w rev.
50. Willis, Hal Pertinent Label shot Song sample My Pink Cadillac — Hal Willis Atlantic (N.Y.) 45-1114  1956/Nov. 10
Bb pop rev.
51. Knight, Baker Pertinent Label shot Song sample Bring My Cadillac Back — Baker Knight And The Knightmares Decca (N.Y.) 9-30135  1956/Nov. 17
Bb pop rev.
52. Stevens, Hoyt Pertinent Label shot Song sample 55 Chevy — Hoyt Stevens & The Tennessee Ramblers Log Cabin (Tenn.)  6171   
 
53. Clay, Joe Pertinent Label shot Song sample Sixteen Chicks — Joe Clay Vik (N.Y.) 4X-0211  1956/May 19
Bb pop rev.
54. Spurlin, Tommy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hang Loose (I've Gotta Rock) — Tommy Spurlin And The Southern Boys Perfect (Fla.) 45-109  1956/Aug. 4
Bb c&w rev.
55. Carroll, Johnny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Wild Wild Women — Johnny Carroll And His Hot Rocks Decca (N.Y.) 9-29941  1956/June 2
Bb c&w rev.
56. Gallagher, James Pertinent Label shot Song sample Crazy Chicken — James Gallagher Decca (N.Y.) 9-29984  1956/July 28
Bb c&w rev.
57. Farmer Boys Pertinent Label shot Song sample Cool Down Mame — The Farmer Boys Capitol (Calif.) F3569  1956/Nov. 3
Bb c&w rev.
58. Murphy, Jimmy Borderline Label shot Song sample My Gal Dottie — Jimmy Murphy Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21534  1956/July 21
Bb c&w rev.
59. Feathers, Charlie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Tongue-Tied Jill — Charlie Feathers With Jody And Jerry Meteor (Tenn.)  5032  1956/June 23
Bb c&w rev.
60. Barron, Lonnie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Teenage Queen — Lonnie Barron (The Mississippi Farm Boy) Sage (Calif.) 45-230  1956/Nov. 17
Bb c&w rev.
61. Vincent, Gene Pertinent Label shot Song sample Be-Bop-A-Lula — Gene Vincent And His Blue Caps Capitol (Calif.) F3450  Cover shot 1956/June 2
Bb pop rev.
62. Amerson, Doug Pertinent Label shot Song sample Bop, Man, Bop — Doug Amerson With Peck Gregory And His Dude Cowboys Intrastate (Calif.) 1SR-25  1955/Nov. 12
Bb c&w rev.
63. Willis, Hal Pertinent Label shot Song sample Bop-A-Dee Bop-A-Doo — Hal Willis Atlantic (N.Y.) 45-1114  1956/Nov. 10
Bb pop rev.
64. Inman, Autry Pertinent Label shot Song sample Be Bop Baby — Autry Inman Decca (N.Y.) 9-29936  1956/June 23
Bb c&w rev.
65. Pullens, Vern Pertinent Label shot Song sample Bop Crazy Baby — Vern Pullens Spade (Texas) 45-1927  1956/Oct. or earlier
(Bb est.)
66. Perkins, Carl Pertinent Label shot Song sample Boppin' The Blues — Carl Perkins Sun (Tenn.)  243  1956/June 16
Bb c&w rev.
67. Wheeler, Onie Borderline Label shot Song sample Onie's Bop — Onie Wheeler Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21523  1956/June 9
Bb c&w rev.
68. Bond, Eddie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Boppin' Bonnie — Eddie Bond And His Stompers Mercury (Ill.)  70941X45 1956/Sept. 29
Bb c&w rev.
69. Suggs, Brad Pertinent Label shot Song sample Bop, Baby, Bop — Brad Suggs With The Swingsters Meteor (Tenn.)  5034  1956/June 30
Bb r&b rev.
70. Moore, Sparkle Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock-A-Bop — Sparkle Moore With Dan Belloc And His Orchestra Fraternity (Ohio) F-751  Cover shot
(pressed by RCA)
1956/Nov. 17
Bb pop rev.
71. Banks, Mack Pertinent Label shot Song sample Be-Boppin' Daddy — Mack Banks And His Drifting Troubadours Fame (Miss.) 45-580 
(Starday PD series)
1956/Feb.
BMI clear.
72. Williams, Lew Pertinent Label shot Song sample Bop Bop Ba Doo Bop (Classroom Hop) — Lew Williams Imperial (Calif.) X5411  1956/Oct. 20
Bb r&b rev.
73. Rhythm Rockers Borderline Label shot Song sample Fiddle Bop — Rhythm Rockers / Vocal, Buddy Durham Sun (Tenn.)  248  1956/Sept. 15
Bb c&w rev.
74. Collins Kids Pertinent Label shot Song sample Beetle-Bug-Bop — The Collins Kids (Larry & Lawrencine) Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21470  1955/Nov. 26
Bb c&w rev.
75. Forse, Truitt Pertinent Label shot Song sample Chicken Bop — Truitt Forse Starday (reg.) (Tenn.) 45-596 
(Starday PD series)
1957/Jan.
(SPD est.)
76. Crum, Simon Pertinent Label shot Song sample Bop Cat Bop — Simon Crum Capitol (Calif.) F3460  1956/June 23
Bb c&w rev.
77. Epps, Earl Pertinent Label shot Song sample Be Bop Blues — Earl Epps Minor (Texas) MH-103  1956/Aug.
BMI clear.
78. Woods, Bill Borderline Label shot Song sample Bop — Bill Woods And His Orchestra Fire (Calif.)  100  1956/Apr. 7
Bb pop rev.
79. Wayne, Alvis Pertinent Label shot Song sample Swing Bop Boogie — Alvis Wayne / Vocal By Tony Wayne And His Rhythm Wranglers Westport (Mo.) 45-132  1956/Sept. 29
Bb c&w rev.
80. King, Sid Pertinent Label shot Song sample Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight — Sid King & The Five Strings (The King Bros.) Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21564  1956/Oct. 27
Bb c&w rev.
81. Masters, Sammy Pertinent Label shot Whop-T-Bop — Sammy Masters & His Rockin' Rhythm 4 Star (Calif.)  1697-45 1956/Nov. 3
Bb c&w rev.
82. Vincent, Gene Pertinent Label shot Song sample Bluejean Bop — Gene Vincent And His Blue Caps Capitol (Calif.) F3558  1956/Sept. 29
Bb c&w rev.
83. Burnette, Johnny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Tear It Up — Johnny Burnette And The Rock 'N Roll Trio (Johnny, Dorsey, And Paul) Coral (N.Y.) 9-61651  1956/May 26
Bb pop rev.
84. Hart, Freddie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Dig Boy Dig — Freddie Hart Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21512  1956/Apr. 28
Bb c&w rev.
85. Bittle, Walter (Arkie) Pertinent Label shot Song sample Jitterbug Drag — Walter (Arkie) Bittle And His Flying Saucers / Vocal, Walter Bittle Claudra (Ind.) CL-200-45 1956/July
(art. est.)
86. Burgess, Sonny Pertinent Label shot Song sample We Wanna Boogie — Sonny Burgess Sun (Tenn.)  247  1956/Sept. 1
Bb c&w rev.
87. Pierce, Webb Pertinent Label shot Song sample Teenage Boogie — Webb Pierce Decca (N.Y.) 9-30045  1956/Sept. 8
Bb c&w rev.
88. Hill, J.C. Pertinent Label shot Song sample Romp Stompin' Boogie — Jaycee Hill Accompanied By Joe Sway Epic (N.Y.) 5-9185  1956/Sept. 15
Bb c&w rev.
89. Smith, Ray Pertinent Label shot Song sample Swinging Boogie — Ray Smith & His Rockin' Wranglers Heart (Okla.) OP-250-45
(4 Star OP series)
1956/July
BMI clear.
90. Blake, Tommy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Koolit — Tommy Blake With The Rhythm Rebels Buddy (Texas) B-107  1956/June
C&WJ rev.
91. Johnson, Jimmy [2] Pertinent Label shot Song sample How About Me?-Pretty Baby [!!] — Jimmy Johnson Sings With Al Casey And The "Arizona Hayriders" / Guitar: Al Casey Viv (Ariz.) 45-3000/1 1956/July 7
Bb c&w rev.
92. Yelvington, Malcolm Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rockin' With My Baby — Malcolm Yelvington Sun (Tenn.)  246  1956/Sept. 1
Bb c&w rev.
93. Burnette, Johnny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Oh Baby Babe — The Johnny Burnette Trio (Johnny, Dorsey, And Paul) Coral (N.Y.) 9-61675  1956/Aug. 4
Bb pop rev.
94. Barber, Glenn Pertinent Label shot Song sample Shadow My Baby — Glenn Barber Starday (Tenn.) 45-249  1956/July 28
Bb c&w rev.
95. Martin, Janis Pertinent Label shot Song sample Let's Elope Baby — Janis Martin RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6744  1956/Dec. 8
Bb c&w rev.
96. Veale, Cal Pertinent Song sample Don't Cry Baby — Cal Veale / Howard Reading Trio Las Vegas (Calif.)  1237 
(pressed by RCA)
1956
RCA mx code
97. Presley, Elvis Pertinent Label shot Song sample My Baby Left Me — Elvis Presley RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6540  1956/May 12
Bb pop rev.
98. Moss, Roy Pertinent Label shot Song sample You're My Big Baby Now — Roy Moss Mercury (Ill.)  70770X45 1956/Jan. 7
Bb c&w rev.
99. Clark, Sanford Pertinent Label shot Song sample Usta Be My Baby — Sanford Clark / Al Casey, Guitar Dot (Calif.) 45-15516  1956/Nov. 17
Bb pop rev.
100. Orbison, Roy Pertinent Label shot Song sample You're My Baby — Roy Orbison And Teen Kings Sun (Tenn.)  251  1956/Oct. 20
Bb c&w rev.
101. Martin, Janis Pertinent Label shot Song sample Barefoot Baby — Janis Martin RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6744  1956/Dec. 8
Bb c&w rev.
102. Coker, Al Pertinent Label shot Song sample Don't Go Baby (Don't Go) — Al Coker With The Coker Family Decca (N.Y.) 9-30053  1956/Sept.
(Bb est.)
103. Lory, Dick Borderline Label shot Song sample Ball Room Baby — Dick Lory Dot (Calif.) 45-15496  1956/Oct. 27
Bb pop rev.
104. Ferrier, Al Pertinent Label shot Song sample No No Baby — Al Ferrier With The Boppin' Billies Goldband (La.) 45-G-1031  1956/Apr.
BMI clear.
105. Thompson, Junior Pertinent Label shot Song sample Mama's Little Baby — Junior Thompson With The Meteors Meteor (Tenn.)  5029  1956/Feb. 18
Bb c&w rev.
106. Cupp, Pat Pertinent Label shot Song sample Baby Come Back — Pat Cupp And The Flying Saucers RPM (Calif.) 45x461  1956/May
(Bb est.)
107. Smith, Ray Pertinent Label shot Song sample Gone Baby Gone — Ray Smith & His Rockin' Wranglers Heart (Okla.) OP-250-45
(4 Star OP series)
1956/July
BMI clear.
108. Tyler, Johnny Borderline Label shot Song sample Lie To Me, Baby — Johnny Tyler Starday (Tenn.) 45-263  1956/Oct. 6
Bb c&w rev.
109. Bowen, Bill Pertinent Label shot Song sample Don't Shoot Me, Baby (I'm Not Ready To Die) — Bill Bowen With The Rockets Meteor (Tenn.)  5033  1956/June 30
Bb c&w rev.
110. Feathers, Charlie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Everybody's Lovin' My Baby — Charlie Feathers King (Ohio) 45-4971  1956/Oct. 6
Bb c&w rev.
111. Tubb, Justin No rating I Gotta Go Get My Baby Not listed in RCS
112. Warnock, Cleve Pertinent Label shot Song sample My Baby Is Gone — Cleve Warnock Stars (Ga.)  502 
(pressed by RCA)
1955
RCA mx code
113. Ferrier, Al Pertinent Label shot Song sample My Baby Done Gone Away — Al Ferrier & His Boppin Billies Goldband (La.) G-1035  1956/July
BMI clear.
114. Farmer Boys Pertinent Label shot Song sample My Baby Done Left Me — The Farmer Boys Capitol (Calif.) F3476  1956/July 14
Bb c&w rev.
115. Feathers, Charlie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Bottle To The Baby — Charlie Feathers With Jody And Jerry King (Ohio) 45-4997  1956/Dec. 22
Bb c&w rev.
116. Wayne, Alvis Pertinent Label shot Song sample Sleep Rock-A-Roll Rock-A-Baby — Alvis Wayne / Vocal By Tony Wayne And His Rhythm Wranglers Westport (Mo.) 45-132  1956/Sept. 29
Bb c&w rev.
117. Hall, Ben Pertinent Label shot Song sample Moo Mama — Ben Hall And The Country Drifters Cord (Texas) 45-101  1955/Sept.
BMI clear.
118. Harris, Ray Pertinent Label shot Song sample Come On Little Mama — Ray Harris Sun (Tenn.)  254  1956/Oct. 20
Bb c&w rev.
119. Cochran, Jackie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hip Shakin' Mama — Jack Cochran Sims (Calif.)  107-45 1956/June 23
Bb c&w rev.
120. Stayton, Jimmy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hot Hot Mama — Jimmy Stayton With Morton & Honey Blue Hen (Del.) BH-220 
(pressed by Capitol)
1956/Apr.
BMI clear.

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