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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
   [unissued]  
 
Smith, Ray [2] No rating Nice Guy
Ray Smith
  Bullet Dunhill CD 701 (#28)
Bullet Rock 'N' Roll LP 002 (#19)
   [unissued]  
 
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)
   [unissued] 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  [45] 1959 or earlier
(Bb est.)
Hardy, Bill Borderline Rockin At The Zoo
Bill Hardy
Label shot
(from White Label LP 8947)
R-26 Bullet White Label LP 8947 (#13)
      Non-pertinent Funny Paper People
Bill Hardy
Label shot
(from White Label LP 8947)
R-27 Bullet White Label LP 8947 (#14)
1002  [45] 1959 or earlier
(Bb est.)
Willis, Willy No rating San Antonio Rock – (instr.)
Willy Willis
Label shot
R-28  
      No rating Cattywampus – (instr.)
Willy Willis
Label shot
R-29  
1003  [45] 1959/Dec. or earlier
(Bb est.)
Dorman, Harold Pertinent Mountain Of Love
Harold Dorman
Label shot
(from 45)
45-R-101-A Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#1)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 119 (#24)
      Pertinent To Be With You
Harold Dorman
Label shot
45-R-102  
1004  [45] 1960/Jan. 4
Bb pop rev.
Van Eaton, Jimmy No rating Foggy – (instr.)
Jimmy Van Eaton
Label shot
45-R-104 Bullet Bear Family LP 15272 (#12)
      No rating Beat-Nik – (instr.)
Jimmy Van Eaton
Label shot
45-R-103 Bullet Bear Family LP 15272 (#11)
1005  [45] 1960/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Riley, Billy Non-pertinent Repossession Blues
Lightnin' Leon
Label shot
R-106 Bullet Bear Family LP 15272 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15444 (#19)
      Non-pertinent Dark, Muddy Bottom
Lightnin' Leon
Label shot
R-105 Bullet Bear Family CD 15444 (#43)
Bullet Charly LP 9 (#28)
Bullet [SERD?] LP 624 (#28)
1006  [45] 1960/Apr.
(Bb est.)
Catalinas [4] Non-pertinent Ring Of Stars
The Catalinas
Label shot
R-45-107 Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 119 (#69)
      Non-pertinent Wooly Wooly Willie
The Catalinas
Label shot
R-45-108  
1008  [45] 1960/July 11
Bb pop rev.
Dorman, Harold Pertinent I'll Come Running
Harold Dorman
Label shot
(from 45)
R-45-112 Bullet Bear Family LP 15262 (#2)
Bullet Outer Space LP 01-OSR (#5)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 130 (#14)
      Borderline River Of Tears
Harold Dorman
Label shot
(from 45)
R-45-111  
1010  [45] 1960/Aug. 15
Bb pop rev.
Hosea, Don No rating John Henry
Don Hosea With Roland James Orch.
Label shot
R-45-116  
      No rating Misery
Don Hosea With Roland James Orch.
Label shot
(from 45)
R-45-115  
1011  [45] 1960/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Angel, Ronnie Pertinent That's Alright
Ronnie Angel With Roland James Orch.
Label shot
(from 45)
R-45-118 Bullet Classics CD 733 (#9)
      Non-pertinent Angel Tears
Ronnie Angel With Roland James Orch.
Label shot
R-45-117  
1012  [45] 1960/Sept. 26
Bb pop rev.
Dorman, Harold Borderline Take A Chance On Me
Harold Dorman With Roland James Orch.
Label shot
(from 45)
R-45-119  
      No rating Moved To Kansas City
Harold Dorman With Roland James Orch.
Label shot
(from 45)
R-45-120 Bullet Red Raven LP 1 (#5)
1013  [45] 1960/Oct. or later
(Bb est.)
Riley, Billy Borderline Thats What I Want To Do
Billy Riley
Label shot
R-45-121 Bullet Bear Family LP 15272 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15444 (#20)
Bullet Beaver LP 3304 (#9)
      Borderline Too Much Woman For Me
Billy Riley
Label shot
R-45-122 Bullet Bear Family LP 15272 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15444 (#21)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 119 (#36)
1014  [45] 1960/Nov. or later
(Bb est.)
Hawk, Tommy No rating Chief Sitting Bull
Tommy Hawk
Label shot
R-45-123  
      No rating I Thought About Living
Tommy Hawk
Label shot
R-45-124 Bullet Teenager CD 5920 (#19)
1014  [45] 1960/Nov. or later
(Bb est.)
Hawk, Tommy No rating Chief Sitting Bull
Tommy Hawk
Label shot
R-45-123 Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 110 (#8)
Bullet Rockafeller LP 7002 (#16)
      Borderline Rockin' At The Zoo
Tommy Hawk
Label shot
(from Wendi LP 000005)
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) WLP 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
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 119CDRaunchy Sugar: The Pure Essence Of Memphis Rock & Roll
year?Lucky (England) CDLR 602CDRock Rock-Ola, Vol. 2


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


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