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Smith & Co. SCCD1197 (CD)

Great Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 4

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Source: Udo Frank


Artist Title Original Label & Number Date & Source
1. Presley, Elvis Pertinent Label shot Song sample I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Cry (Over You) — Elvis Presley RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6638  1956/Sept. 8
Bb pop rev.
2. Nelson, Ricky Pertinent Song sample My Babe — Ricky Nelson Imperial (Calif.) IMP157  Cover shot
Down The Line [mono]
 
 
3. Vincent, Gene Pertinent Label shot Song sample Who Slapped John — Gene Vincent And His Blue Caps Capitol (Calif.) F3558  1956/Sept. 29
Bb c&w rev.
4. Cochran, Eddie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Skinny Jim — Eddie Cochran Crest (Calif.) 45-1026  1956/July
(Bb est.)
5. Burnette, Johnny & Dorsey No rating No Baby No Not listed in RCS
6. Martin, Janis Pertinent Label shot Song sample All Right Baby — Janis Martin RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-7104  1957/Dec. 2
Bb pop rev.
7. Fleming, George Pertinent Label shot Song sample Im [!!] Gonna Tell On You — George Fleming Fleming (Texas)  501 
(pressed by Wakefield)
1959/Dec.
BMI clear.
8. Pullen, Dwight Pertinent Label shot Song sample Sunglasses After Dark — Dwight Pullen Carlton (N.Y.)  455 
(pressed by Monarch)
1958/Mar. 3
Bb pop rev.
9. Crown, Bobby Pertinent Label shot Song sample One Way Ticket — Bobby Crown And The Kapers Felco (Texas) F-102 
(pressed by Columbia)
1959/May 11
Bb c&w rev.
10. Holly, Buddy No rating Don't Come Back Knockin' — Buddy Holly Decca (N.Y.) DL-8707  Cover shot
That'll Be The Day [mono]
1958/May 5
Bb Aud.
11. Jones, Al Pertinent Song sample Loretta — Al Jones Imperial (Calif.) X5589  1959/May
(Bb est.)
12. Jones, George Pertinent Label shot Song sample White Lightning — George Jones Mercury (Ill.)  71406X45 1959/Feb. 9
Bb c&w rev.
13. Woody, Don Pertinent Song sample Make Like A Rock And Roll — Don Woody [unissued]  uniss.   
 
14. Turner, Jack Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hound Dog — Jack Turner And His Granger County Gang RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-5267  1953/Apr. 18
Bb c&w rev.
15. McDaniel, Luke Pertinent Song sample Go Ahead Baby [vers. 1] — Luke McDaniel Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  1956
(Sun Rec.)
16. Perkins, Carl Pertinent Song sample You Can't Make Love To Somebody [vers. 1] — Carl Perkins Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  1955
(Sun Rec.)
17. Rusty & Doug Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hey Mae — Rusty & Doug Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1077  1958/Apr. 14
Bb c&w rev.
18. Carroll, Johnny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Corrine, Corrina — Johnny Carroll And His Hot Rocks Decca (N.Y.) 9-29941  1956/June 2
Bb c&w rev.
19. Wilson, Peanuts Pertinent Label shot Song sample Cast Iron Arm — Peanuts Wilson Brunswick (N.Y.) 9-55039  1957/Dec. 9
Bb pop rev.
20. Tall, Tom Pertinent Label shot Song sample Stack-A-Records — Tom Tall And His Tom Kats Crest (Calif.) 45-1038 
(pressed by Monarch)
1958/Mar. 24
Bb pop rev.
21. Luke, Robin Pertinent Label shot Song sample Chicka Chicka Honey — Robin Luke With The Jolly Drifters / Arranged And Cond. By Bob Bertram Bertram Int. (Hawaii) 45-208 
(pressed by Monarch)
1958/Aug.
mx series
22. Billy The Kid Pertinent Label shot Song sample Apron Strings — Billy The Kid Kapp (N.Y.) K-261X
(pressed by RCA)
1959/Feb. 2
Bb pop rev.
23. Cochran, Jackie Lee Pertinent Label shot Song sample Riverside Jump — Jack Cochran Sims (Calif.)  107-45 1956/June 23
Bb c&w rev.
24. Adams, Charlie No rating T.T. Boogie Not listed in RCS
25. McDonald, Skeets Pertinent Song sample Blues In My Mind — Skeets McDonald Capitol (Calif.)  LP cut  1958
 
26. Adams, Art Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock Crazy Baby — Art Adams And The Rhythm Knights Cherry (Ky.)  1004/5 1959/Sept.
(Bb est.)
27. Harlan, Billy Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Wanna Bop — Billy Harlan Brunswick (N.Y.) 9-55066  1958/May 26
Bb pop rev.
28. Weston, George Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hold Still Baby — George Weston Tally (Calif.)  118  1958/May 19
Bb c&w rev.
29. Reynolds, Jody Pertinent Label shot Song sample Beulah Lee — Jody Reynolds And The Storms Demon (Calif.) FF-1515  1959/Mar. 23
Bb pop rev.
30. Yarborough, Lafayette Pertinent Label shot Song sample Cool Cool Baby — Lafayette Yarborough Bart (Mich.) 7 G25/6
(pressed by RCA)
1958
RCA mx code
31. Poovey, Groovey Joe Pertinent Label shot Move Around — Joe Poovey And The Royal Dukes Dixie (package deal) 45-733 
(Starday PD series)
1958/Sept.
(SPD est.)
32. Fisher, Sonny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Pink And Black — Sonny Fisher Starday (Tenn.) 45-244  1956/June 9
Bb c&w rev.
33. Casey, Al No rating Cat Daddy Not listed in RCS
34. Maddox, Rose Pertinent Label shot Song sample My Little Baby — Rose Maddox Capitol (Calif.) F4241  1959/July 20
Bb pop rev.
35. Gibson, Don Pertinent Label shot Song sample Blue Blue Day — Don Gibson RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-7010  1957/Aug. 19
Bb pop rev.
36. Donn, Larry Pertinent Label shot Song sample Honey-Bun — Larry Donn Vaden (Ark.) 45-113 
(pressed by King)
1960 or earlier
(est.)
37. Vincent, Gene Pertinent Label shot Song sample Race With The Devil — Gene Vincent And His Blue Caps Capitol (Calif.) F3530  1956/Sept. 1
Bb c&w rev.
38. Terry, Al Pertinent Label shot Song sample Watch Dog — Al Terry Hickory (Tenn.) 45-1111  1960/Jan. 11
Bb c&w rev.
39. Nelson, Ricky Pertinent Song sample Down The Line — Ricky Nelson Imperial (Calif.) IMP157  Cover shot
Down The Line [mono]
 
 
40. Presley, Elvis Borderline Label shot Just Because — Elvis Presley RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6640  1956/Sept. 8
Bb pop rev.
41. Ray, David Pertinent Label shot Song sample Jitterbugging Baby — David Ray Kliff (Texas) #105  1959
(comp. files)
42. Dunlap, Gene Pertinent Label shot Made In The Shade — Gene Dunlap / Gene Dunlap And Jokers Hitt (Texas)  182  1958/Dec. 22
Bb pop rev.
43. Jones, George Pertinent Label shot Song sample Who Shot Sam — George Jones Mercury (Ill.)  71464X45 1959/June 22
Bb pop rev.
44. Cray, Jackie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Maybelle — Jackie Cray Limelight (Ill.) Y-3001x45 1958/Jan.
copyright
45. Eldridge, Billy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Let's Go Baby — Billy Eldridge With The Fire Balls Vulco (Fla.) V-1501  1959/Feb. 2
Bb pop rev.
46. Patton, Jimmy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Okie's In The Pokie — Jimmy Patton Sims (Calif.) 45-117  1960/Sept. 26
Bb c&w rev.
47. Cochran, Eddie Pertinent Song sample Nervous Breakdown — Eddie Cochran Liberty (Calif.) LRP-3220 
Never To Be Forgotten [mono]
1962
(BSN est.)
48. Glenn, Glen Pertinent Label shot Song sample One Cup Of Coffee And A Cigarette — Glenn Glenn Era (Calif.) 45-1074  1958/June 23
Bb pop rev.
49. Moss, Roy Pertinent Label shot Song sample You Nearly Lose Your Mind — Roy Moss Mercury (Ill.)  70770X45 1956/Jan. 7
Bb c&w rev.
50. Perkins, Carl No rating Dixie Bop Not listed in RCS
51. Inman, Autry Pertinent Label shot Song sample Be Bop Baby — Autry Inman Decca (N.Y.) 9-29936  1956/June 23
Bb c&w rev.
52. Holly, Buddy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Ting-A-Ling — Buddy Holly And The Three Tunes Decca (N.Y.) 9-30650  1958/June 23
Bb pop rev.
53. King, Sid Pertinent Label shot Song sample It's True I'm Blue — Sid King And The Five Strings (The King Bros.) Columbia (N.Y.) 4-40833-c 1957/Feb. 9
Bb c&w rev.
54. Ferrier, Al Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hey! Baby — Al Ferrier Excello (Tenn.) 45-2105  1957/Mar. 9
Bb c&w rev.
55. Pullens, Vern Pertinent Label shot Song sample Bop Crazy Baby — Vern Pullens Spade (Texas) 45-1927  1956/Oct. or earlier
(Bb est.)
56. Feathers, Charlie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Nobody's Woman — Charlie Feathers With Jody And Jerry King (Ohio) 45-5022  1957/Mar. 16
Bb c&w rev.
57. Curtis, Mac Pertinent Label shot Song sample Say So — Mac Curtis King (Ohio) 45-5059  1957/July 1
Bb c&w rev.
58. Jackson, Wanda Pertinent Song sample Savin' My Love — Wanda Jackson Capitol (Calif.) F4142  1959/Feb. 2
Bb c&w rev.
59. Lonesome Drifter Pertinent Label shot Song sample Eager Boy — The Lonesome Drifter K (La.)  5812  1958/Aug.
copyright
60. Wilson, Henry Pertinent Label shot Song sample Are You Ready — Henry Wilson With The Bluenotes Colonial (N.C.) CR-7778 
(pressed by RCA)
1958/May
BMI clear.
61. Mitchell, Marlon "Madman" Pertinent Label shot Song sample Ice Cold Baby — Marlon "Madman" Mitchell And The Rocketeers Vena (Ala.) HC-100 
(pressed by Rite)
1957/Sept. 2
Bb c&w rev.
62. Cochran, Eddie No rating Song sample Pink Peg Slacks [vers. 1] — Eddie Cochran [unissued]  uniss.  1956
 
63. Felts, Derrell Pertinent Label shot Song sample It's A Great Big Day — Derrell Felts Okeh (N.Y.) 4-7118  1959/May
(Bb est.)
64. Bop, Charlie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Mr. Big Feet — The Charlie Bop Trio / Vocal By Jimmy Kersey Capitol (Calif.) F4100  1958/Dec. 1
Bb pop rev.
65. Harral, Hank Non-pertinent Song sample Tank Town Boogie Not listed in RCS
66. Cash, Johnny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Luther Played The Boogie — Johnny Cash And The Tennessee Two Sun (Tenn.)  316  1959/Mar. 2
Bb pop rev.
67. Gray, Phil Pertinent Label shot Song sample Pepper Hot Baby — Phil Gray And His Go Boys Rhythm (Va.) RR-45-101  1956-57
BMI clear.
68. Head, Don Pertinent Label shot Song sample Goin' Strong — Don Head Dub Int. (Ark.) #2840 
(pressed by RCA)
1958/Feb. 3
Bb c&w rev.
69. Fleming, George Pertinent Label shot Song sample The Shake — George Fleming Fleming (Texas)  501 
(pressed by Wakefield)
1959/Dec.
BMI clear.
70. Grayzell, Rudy Pertinent Song sample Let's Get Wild — Rudy Grayzell Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71138x45 1957/June 24
Bb c&w rev.

Acknowledgments:  Udo Frank, Alexander Petrauskas


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