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Smith & Co. SCCD1125 (CD) (Netherlands, 2007)

Great Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!

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Source: Udo Frank


Artist Title Original Label & Number Date & Source
1. Jones, Thumper Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock It — Thumper Jones Starday (Tenn.) 45-240  1956/May 5
Bb c&w rev.
2. 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.
3. Clay, Joe Pertinent Label shot Song sample Duck Tail — Joe Clay Vik (N.Y.) 4X-0211  1956/May 19
Bb pop rev.
4. McDonald, Skeets Pertinent Label shot Song sample Heart-Breakin' Mama — Skeets McDonald Capitol (Calif.) F3461  1956/June 23
Bb c&w rev.
5. Starr, Andy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rockin', Rollin' Stone — Andy Starr MGM (N.Y.) K12263  1956/May 26
Bb c&w rev.
6. 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.
7. Earls, Jack Pertinent Label shot Song sample Slow Down — Jack Earls And The Jimbos Sun (Tenn.)  240  1956/May
(Bb est.)
8. Smith, Warren Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock 'N' Roll Ruby — Warren Smith Sun (Tenn.)  239  1956/Apr. 21
Bb c&w rev.
9. Gordon, Curtis Pertinent Label shot Song sample Draggin' — Curtis Gordon Mercury (Ill.)  70861X45 1956/May 5
Bb c&w rev.
10. Feathers, Charlie Pertinent Label shot Song sample One Hand Loose — Charlie Feathers With Jody And Jerry King (Ohio) 45-4997  1956/Dec. 22
Bb c&w rev.
11. Bond, Eddie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Boppin' Bonnie — Eddie Bond And His Stompers Mercury (Ill.)  70941X45 1956/Sept. 29
Bb c&w rev.
12. Self, Ronnie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Pretty Bad Blues — Ronnie Self ABC-Paramount (N.Y.) 45-9714  1956/June 23
Bb c&w rev.
13. Vincent, Gene Pertinent Label shot Song sample Woman Love — Gene Vincent And His Blue Caps Capitol (Calif.) F3450  Cover shot 1956/June 2
Bb pop rev.
14. Clark, Sanford Pertinent Label shot Song sample Lonesome For A Letter — Sanford Clark / Al Casey, Guitar Dot (Calif.) 45-15481  1956/June
(Bb est.)
15. Woody, Don Pertinent Label shot Song sample You're Barking Up The Wrong Tree — Don Woody Decca (N.Y.) 9-30277  1957/Apr. 27
Bb c&w rev.
16. Harris, Ray Pertinent Label shot Song sample Come On Little Mama — Ray Harris Sun (Tenn.)  254  1956/Oct. 20
Bb c&w rev.
17. Presley, Elvis Pertinent Label shot Song sample Baby Let's Play House — Elvis Presley / Scotty And Bill Sun (Tenn.)  217  1955/May 14
Bb c&w rev.
18. 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.
19. Robbins, Marty Pertinent Label shot Song sample Maybelline — Marty Robbins Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21446  1955/Sept. 10
Bb c&w rev.
20. Pierce, Webb Pertinent Label shot Song sample Teenage Boogie — Webb Pierce Decca (N.Y.) 9-30045  1956/Sept. 8
Bb c&w rev.
21. Orbison, Roy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Ooby Dooby — Roy Orbison And Teen Kings Sun (Tenn.)  242  1956/May 19
Bb c&w rev.
22. Riley, Billy Lee Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock With Me Baby — Billy Riley Sun (Tenn.)  245  1956/Sept. 1
Bb c&w rev.
23. Perkins, Carl Pertinent Label shot Song sample Boppin' The Blues — Carl Perkins Sun (Tenn.)  243  1956/June 16
Bb c&w rev.
24. Curtis, Mac Pertinent Label shot Song sample That Ain't Nothin' But Right — Mac Curtis King (Ohio) 45-4995  1956/Dec. 15
Bb c&w rev.
25. Griffin, Buck Pertinent Label shot Song sample Stutterin' Papa — Buck Griffin MGM (N.Y.) K12284  1956/June 30
Bb c&w rev.
26. Rainwater, Marvin Borderline Label shot Song sample Mr. Blues — Marvin Rainwater With Instrumental Accompaniment MGM (N.Y.) K12240  1956/Apr. 28
Bb c&w rev.
27. Rhodes, Slim Pertinent Label shot Song sample Do What I Do — Slim Rhodes Featuring Sandy Brooks Sun (Tenn.)  256  1957/Jan. 5
Bb c&w rev.
28. Cash, Johnny Pertinent Label shot Song sample So Doggone Lonesome — Johnny Cash And The Tennessee Two Sun (Tenn.)  232  1956/Jan. 7
Bb c&w rev.
29. Clark, Sanford Pertinent Label shot Song sample The Fool — Sanford Clark / Al Casey, Guitar Dot (Calif.) 45-15481  1956/June
(Bb est.)
30. Spurlin, Tommy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hang Loose — Tommy Spurlin With The Southern Boys Art (Fla.) 45-C-109  1956/Sept. or later
(est.)
31. Orbison, Roy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Go! Go! Go! — Roy Orbison And Teen Kings Sun (Tenn.)  242  1956/May 19
Bb c&w rev.
32. 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.
33. Carroll, Johnny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Crazy, Crazy Lovin' — Johnny Carroll And His Hot Rocks Decca (N.Y.) 9-30013  1956/Aug. 25
Bb c&w rev.
34. Clay, Joe Pertinent Label shot Song sample Sixteen Chicks — Joe Clay Vik (N.Y.) 4X-0211  1956/May 19
Bb pop rev.
35. Rainwater, Marvin Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hot And Cold — Marvin Rainwater With Instrumental Accompaniment MGM (N.Y.) K12240  1956/Apr. 28
Bb c&w rev.
36. McDonald, Skeets Pertinent Label shot Song sample You Oughta See Grandma Rock — Skeets McDonald Capitol (Calif.) F3461  1956/June 23
Bb c&w rev.
37. 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.
38. Gordon, Curtis Pertinent Label shot Song sample Mobile, Alabama — Curtis Gordon Mercury (Ill.)  70861X45 1956/May 5
Bb c&w rev.
39. Bond, Eddie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Flip, Flop Mama — Eddie Bond And His Stompers Mercury (Ill.)  70882X45 1956/June 9
Bb c&w rev.
40. LaBeef, Sleepy Pertinent Label shot Song sample All The Time — Sleepy LaBeff Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71179x45 1957/Sept. 9
Bb c&w rev.
41. Orbison, Roy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rockhouse — Roy Orbison And Teen Kings Sun (Tenn.)  251  1956/Oct. 20
Bb c&w rev.
42. Jones, Thumper No rating Label shot Heartbreak Hotel — Thumper Jones Dixie (mail) (Ill.) 45-502  1956/Jan. or later
(est.)
43. Burnette, Johnny Pertinent Label shot Song sample The Train Kept A-Rollin' — The Johnny Burnette Trio (Johnny, Dorsey, And Paul) Coral (N.Y.) 9-61719  1956/Oct. 13
Bb pop rev.
44. Woody, Don Pertinent Label shot Song sample Bird-Dog — Don Woody Decca (N.Y.) 9-30277  1957/Apr. 27
Bb c&w rev.
45. Hall, Roy Pertinent Label shot Song sample All By Myself — Roy Hall Decca (N.Y.) 9-29697  1955/Oct. 8
Bb c&w rev.
46. Yelvington, Malcolm Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rockin' With My Baby — Malcolm Yelvington Sun (Tenn.)  246  1956/Sept. 1
Bb c&w rev.
47. Jimmy & Johnny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Sweet Love On My Mind — Jimmy And Johnny Decca (N.Y.) 9-30061  1956/Oct. 6
Bb c&w rev.
48. Perkins, Carl Pertinent Label shot Song sample Dixie Fried — Carl Perkins Sun (Tenn.)  249  1956/Sept. 8
Bb pop rev.
49. Harris, Ray Pertinent Label shot Song sample Where'd You Stay Last Nite [!!] — Ray Harris Sun (Tenn.)  254  1956/Oct. 20
Bb c&w rev.
50. Smith, Warren Pertinent Label shot Song sample Ubangi Stomp — Warren Smith Sun (Tenn.)  250  1956/Oct. 6
Bb c&w rev.
51. 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.
52. Duke, Roy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Behave, Be Quiet Or Begone [!!] — Roy Duke Decca (N.Y.) 9-29962  1956/July 7
Bb c&w rev.
53. Curtis, Mac Pertinent Label shot Song sample Grandaddy's Rockin' — Mac Curtis King (Ohio) 45-4949  1956/July 28
Bb c&w rev.
54. 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
55. Holly, Buddy Pertinent Midnight Shift — Buddy Holly Decca (N.Y.) DL-8707  Cover shot
That'll Be The Day [mono]
1958/May 5
Bb Aud.
56. King, Sid Pertinent Label shot Song sample When My Baby Left Me — Sid King And The Five Strings (The King Bros.) Columbia (N.Y.) 4-40833-c 1957/Feb. 9
Bb c&w rev.
57. Yelvington, Malcolm No rating Yakety Yak [alt. vers.] — Malcolm Yelvington Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  1955
(Sun Rec.)
58. Cash, Johnny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Get Rhythm — Johnny Cash And The Tennessee Two Sun (Tenn.)  241  1956/May 19
Bb c&w rev.
59. Fisher, Sonny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rockin' Daddy — Sonny Fisher Starday (Tenn.)  179  1955/Mar. 19
Bb c&w rev.
60. Vincent, Gene Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Flipped — Gene Vincent Capitol (Calif.) EAP3-764  Cover shot
Bluejean Bop! [mono]
 
 
61. 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.
62. Jones, Thumper Pertinent Label shot Song sample How Come It — Thumper Jones Starday (Tenn.) 45-240  1956/May 5
Bb c&w rev.
63. Perkins, Carl Pertinent Label shot Song sample Blue Suede Shoes — Carl Perkins Sun (Tenn.)  234  1956/Jan. 21
Bb c&w rev.
64. Presley, Elvis Pertinent Label shot Song sample Mystery Train — Elvis Presley / Scotty And Bill Sun (Tenn.)  223  1955/Aug. 20
Bb c&w rev.

Acknowledgments:  Udo Frank, Alexander Petrauskas


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