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Rita (Tenn.)

Memphis, Tenn.  [source: an original label)

Owned by Billy Riley.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 uniss.   
 
Smith, Ray [2] No rating Nice Guy — Ray Smith   Bullet Dunhill CD 701 (#28)
Bullet Rock 'N' Roll LP 002 (#19)
 uniss.   
 
Dorman, Harold No rating Diamond Rings, Teddy Bears — Harold Dorman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#13)
      No rating Do You Want To Go Steady — Harold Dorman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#6)
      No rating Is She Willing To Forget — Harold Dorman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#5)
      No rating Let There Be Love — Harold Dorman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#12)
      No rating Lonely Nights — Harold Dorman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#16)
      No rating Love Will Find Its Way — Harold Dorman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#8)
      No rating Mister Tears — Harold Dorman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#7)
      No rating Mountain Of Love [alt. vers.] — Harold Dorman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#9)
      No rating Moved To Kansas City — Harold Dorman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#11)
      No rating Moving Up To Love — Harold Dorman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#10)
      No rating Remember Me — Harold Dorman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#4)
      No rating Soda Pop Baby — Harold Dorman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#14)
Bullet Car CD 100 (#22)
      No rating Sounds Like Big Trouble — Harold Dorman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#3)
      No rating Sweet Sweet Love — Harold Dorman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#15)
 uniss.  1959-60
 
Riley, Billy Borderline Mud Island – (instr.) — Billy Riley   Bullet Bear Family LP 15272 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15444 (#47)
      Borderline My Baby's Got Love — Billy Riley   Bullet Bear Family LP 15272 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15444 (#48)
      No rating Red Hot [alt. vers. 3] — Billy Riley   Bullet Lucky CD 602 (#15)
      Borderline That's What I Want To Do [alt. vers.] — Billy Riley   Bullet Bear Family LP 15272 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15444 (#49)
 1001  1959 or earlier
(Bb est.)
Hardy, Bill Borderline Label shot Song sample Rockin At The Zoo — Bill Hardy R-26 Bullet White Label LP 8947 (#13)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Funny Paper People — Bill Hardy R-27 Bullet White Label LP 8947 (#14)
 1002  1959 or earlier
(Bb est.)
Willis, Willy No rating San Antonio Rock – (instr.) — Willy Willis R-28  
      No rating Cattywampus – (instr.) — Willy Willis R-29  
 1003  1959/Dec. or earlier
(Bb est.)
Dorman, Harold Pertinent Label shot Song sample Mountain Of Love — Harold Dorman 45-R-101-A Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#1)
      Pertinent Label shot To Be With You — Harold Dorman 45-R-102  
 1004  1960/Jan. 4
Bb pop rev.
Van Eaton, Jimmy No rating Label shot Foggy – (instr.) — Jimmy Van Eaton 45-R-104 Bullet Bear Family LP 15272 (#12)
      No rating Label shot Beat-Nik – (instr.) — Jimmy Van Eaton 45-R-103 Bullet Bear Family LP 15272 (#11)
 1005  1960/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Riley, Billy Non-pertinent Label shot Repossession Blues — Lightnin' Leon R-106 Bullet Bear Family LP 15272 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15444 (#19)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Dark, Muddy Bottom — Lightnin' Leon R-105 Bullet Bear Family CD 15444 (#43)
Bullet Charly LP 9 (#28)
Bullet [SERD?] LP 624 (#28)
 1008  1960/July 11
Bb pop rev.
Dorman, Harold Pertinent Label shot Song sample I'll Come Running — Harold Dorman R-45-112 Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#2)
Bullet Outer Space LP 01-OSR (#5)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 130 (#14)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample River Of Tears — Harold Dorman R-45-111  
 1010  1960/Aug. 15
Bb pop rev.
Hosea, Don No rating Label shot John Henry — Don Hosea With Roland James Orch. R-45-116  
      No rating Label shot Misery — Don Hosea With Roland James Orch. R-45-115  
 1011  1960/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Angel, Ronnie Pertinent Label shot Song sample That's Alright — Ronnie Angel With Roland James Orch. R-45-118 Bullet Classics CD 733 (#9)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Angel Tears — Ronnie Angel With Roland James Orch. R-45-117  
 1012  1960/Sept. 26
Bb pop rev.
Dorman, Harold Borderline Label shot Song sample Take A Chance On Me — Harold Dorman With Roland James Orch. R-45-119  
      No rating Label shot Song sample Moved To Kansas City — Harold Dorman With Roland James Orch. R-45-120 Bullet Red Raven LP 1 (#5)
 1013  1960/Oct. or later
(Bb est.)
Riley, Billy Borderline Label shot Thats What I Want To Do — Billy Riley R-45-121 Bullet Bear Family LP 15272 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15444 (#20)
Bullet Beaver LP 3304 (#9)
      Borderline Label shot Too Much Woman For Me — Billy Riley R-45-122 Bullet Bear Family LP 15272 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15444 (#21)
 1014  1960/Nov. or later
(Bb est.)
Hawk, Tommy No rating Label shot Chief Sitting Bull — Tommy Hawk R-45-123  
      No rating Label shot I Thought About Living — Tommy Hawk R-45-124 Bullet Teenager CD 5920 (#19)
 1014  1960/Nov. or later
(Bb est.)
Hawk, Tommy No rating Label shot Chief Sitting Bull — Tommy Hawk R-45-123 Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 110 (#8)
Bullet Rockafeller LP 7002 (#16)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample Rockin' At The Zoo — Tommy Hawk R-26 Bullet Wendi LP 000005 (#1)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1975Redita [1st series] (Netherlands) 110LPShelby County Country 1948-1974
1976Rock 'N' Roll 75- 002LPIt's Great, It's Ray Smith
1978Red Raven (Germany) 1LPThose Oldies But Rockies
1980Wendi (Australia) LP 000005LPRockin' At The Zoo
1985Charly (England) CDX 9LPRed Hot Riley / Billy Riley
1986Redita [2nd series] (Netherlands) RLP 130LPStep It Up And Go-Memphis Rockabilly
1988Bear Family (Germany) BFX 15262LPMountain Of Love / Harold Dorman
Bear Family (Germany) BFX 15272LPBilly Riley And The Little Green Men
1989White Label (Netherlands) 8947LPEarly Rockin' In Arkansas
1990Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15444CDClassic Recordings, 1956-1960 / Billy Riley
1993Dunhill (Canada) DH 701CDTravelin' With Ray / Ray Smith
1994Rockafeller US 7002LPRock And Roll, The Untold Story, Vol. 2: Cowboys, Hillbillies 'N Injuns
1995Beaver (Belgium) BLP 3304LPThat's Rock & Roll, Vol. 4
[SERD?] SERD 624LPRed Hot Riley / Billy Riley
1996Teenager (Sweden) TEEN 5920CDCrewcuts, Ponitails And Bobbysocks
1998Car CD 100CDRockin' At The Drive-In
2007Outer Space LP 01-OSRLPRock 'N' Roll From Outer Space, Vol. 1
2011Classics (Sweden) CD 733CDThe Elvis Sound
year?Lucky (England) CDLR 602CDRock Rock-Ola, Vol. 2


Acknowledgments:  Andrew Bohan, CMF Library, Bill Davis, Colin Escott, Udo Frank, Kurt Krauter, Gerd Miller, Michel Proost, Don Stilton, Adriaan Sturm, Bjorn Witlox


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