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Ruby (Ohio)

Hamilton, Ohio  [source: an original label)

Owned by Larry Short.
Feature article and discography in issue 16 (1977) of New Kommotion.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
RU-67-100 
(pressed by RCA)
1967
RCA mx code
Johnson, Stan Pertinent Label shot Song sample Big Black Train — Stan Johnson, Vocal / The Sonics U4KM-3252 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55168 (#1)
Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#28)
      Non-pertinent Label shot I Won't Let Them Know — Stan Johnson, Vocal / The Sonics U4KM-3251  
RU:120 
(pressed by RCA)
1957/Feb. 23
Bb c&w rev.
Blades, Emery Pertinent Label shot Song sample The Rock And Roll Carpenter — Emery Blades / Rural Rhythm Boys G8OW-4183 Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2062 (#11)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55171 (#17)
Bullet Chief CD 1156502 (#25)
Bullet Hamilton LP 5877 (#15)
Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#3)
      Non-pertinent Label shot I'm Leaving You The Key To My Heart — Emery Blades / Rural Rhythm Boys G8OW-4184 Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#4)
RU-150  1956
(est.)
Blevens, Gene No rating Forever My Darling — Gene Blevens    
      No rating The Dreams I Dream Each Night — Gene Blevens    
RU-230 
(pressed by RCA)
1956
RCA mx code
Blades, Emery Pertinent Label shot Song sample Look What You Done To Me — Emery Blades - Vocal / Rainbow Rhythmaires G8OW-7228 Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2062 (#6)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55171 (#10)
Bullet Chief CD 1156501 (#26)
Bullet Hamilton LP 5877 (#16)
Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#8)
      No rating Label shot Your Broken Hearted List — Emery Blades - Vocal / Rainbow Rhythmaires G8OW-7227 Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#9)
RU-280 
(pressed by RCA)
1957/July 29
Bb c&w rev.
Johnson, Stan Pertinent Label shot Song sample Six White Horses — Stan Johnson, Vocal / The Blue Chips H8OW-6764 Bullet Fed CD 02 (#20)
Bullet Fed EP 13 (#2)
Bullet Hamilton LP 5877 (#11)
Bullet Lost Gold CD 5898 (#3)
Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#12)
Bullet Spin CD 1001 (#3)
Bullet Yeaah! CD 13 (#3)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Big Black Train — Stan Johnson, Vocal / The Blue Chips H8OW-6763 Bullet Bop CD 001 (#20)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55012 (#17)
Bullet Hamilton LP 5877 (#10)
Bullet Hobo Bop LP 1181 (#6)
Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#13)
RU290 
(pressed by RCA)
1957/Feb. 9
Bb c&w rev.
Pennington, Ray No rating Label shot Fancy Free — Ray Pennington - Vocal / Ray's Western Rhythm Boys GO8W-0363 Bullet Cactus CD 5007 (#7)
Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#14)
      No rating Label shot You'll Want Me Back But I Won't Care — Ray Pennington - Vocal / Ray's Western Rhythm Boys GO8W-0364 Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#15)
RU-310  1957
(est.)
Young, Nelson No rating Hillbilly Rock And Roll — Nelson Young A  
      No rating A Star From Heaven — Nelson Young B  
RU-320 
(pressed by RCA)
1957/Apr. 29
Bb c&w rev.
Webb, Hoyt Pertinent Label shot Song sample Baby Won't You Slow It Down — Hoyt Webb / Rainbow Rhythmaires H8OW-0165 Bullet 4 Star CD 752 (#2)
Bullet Hamilton LP 5877 (#17)
Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#16)
Bullet Wendi LP 000003 (#9)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Florist Send These Flowers — Hoyt Webb / Rainbow Rhythmaires H8OW-0166  
RU-330 
(pressed by RCA)
1957
RCA mx code
Penny, Dayward No rating Label shot Bee Bop Song — Dayward Penny / Lazy Acre Cowboy's H8OW-7130  
      No rating Label shot Have I Forgotten — Dayward Penny / Lazy Acre Cowboy's H8OW-7131  
RU-350 
(pressed by RCA)
1957
RCA mx code
Parker, Winnie No rating Label shot Down Boy Boogie — Winnie Parker, Vocal / Rhythm Maniacs H8OW-6744 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55189 (#12)
Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#17)
      No rating Label shot My Dreams Will Come True — Winnie Parker, Vocal / Rhythm Maniacs H8OW-6745  
RU390 
(pressed by RCA)
1957/May 6
Bb c&w rev.
Martin, Bobby Pertinent Label shot Song sample Give Your Heart To Me — Bobby Martin - Vocal / Tune Twisters H8OW-0612 Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2057 (#4)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55178 (#16)
Bullet Chief CD 1156511 [1st] (#27)
Bullet Hamilton LP 5877 (#6)
Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#18)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Sleepy Time Blues — Bobby Martin - Vocal / Tune Twisters H8OW-0613 Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2057 (#5)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55178 (#30)
Bullet Hamilton LP 5877 (#7)
Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#19)
RU-400  1957
(est.)
Martin, Bobby Pertinent Song sample I Ain't Gonna Rock — Bobby Martin And The Tune Twisters B Bullet Hamilton LP 5877 (#8)
Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#20)
      Pertinent Song sample There Ain't No Nothin' Tonight — Bobby Martin And The Tune Twisters A Bullet Hamilton LP 5877 (#9)
Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#21)
RU530 
(pressed by RCA)
1957
(est.)
Johnson, Stan Pertinent Label shot Song sample Shimmy And Shake — Stan Johnson, Vocal / The Blue Chips HO8W-0579 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55088 (#25)
Bullet Hamilton LP 5877 (#12)
Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#22)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Lonesome Man — Stan Johnson, Vocal / Drifting Rangers HO8W-0580 Bullet Hamilton LP 5877 (#13)
Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#23)
RU-540 
(pressed by RCA)
1957
RCA mx code
Van Winkle, Arnold Borderline Label shot Song sample An Old Rusty Dime — Arnold Van Winkle / Rainbow Rhythmaires H8OW-0581 Bullet Hamilton LP 5877 (#18)
Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#24)
      No rating Label shot How Many Heartaches Make A Tear — Arnold Van Winkle / Rainbow Rhythmaires H8OW-0582  
RU-550 
(pressed by RCA)
1958/June 23
Bb pop rev.
Johnson, Stan Pertinent Label shot Song sample Baby, Baby Doll — Stan Johnson, Vocal / Blue Chips J9OW-0609 Bullet B-Sharp CD 6/29 (#14)
Bullet B-Sharp LP 666-10 (#14)
Bullet Bop CD 003 (#27)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55088 (#30)
Bullet Chief CD 1156502 (#19)
Bullet Hamilton LP 5877 (#14)
Bullet Lucky CD 812 (#15)
Bullet Presto CD 4 (#48)
Bullet Ruby CD [no #] (#25)
      Borderline Label shot Lora Ann — Stan Johnson, Vocal / Blue Chips J9OW-0610  
RU-610 
(pressed by RCA)
1961/Jan. 6
Bb c&w rev.
Rodgers, Hank & Ramona No rating Label shot Hop, Skip And Jump — Hank And Ramona Rodgers / Twin Guitars Played By Hank & Ramona Rodgers K8OW-8180  
      No rating Label shot Wild Horse — Hank Rogers K8OW-8179  

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1977Hamilton (United States) H 5877LPOhio Rockabilly
1980Wendi (Australia) LP 000003LPLet's Go Rock-A-Billy
1981Hobo Bop 1181LPHobo Bop
1986Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2057LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 44
1987Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2062LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 48
19924 Star CD- 752CDHillbilly Jukebox: 26 Boppin' Country Rarities
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156501CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 1
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156502CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 2
1993Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55012CDHobo Bop
1995Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156511 [1st]CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 11
1997Lucky (England) CDLR 812CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 12
Spin (United States) 1001CD$15,000 Worth Of Rockabilly, Vol. 2
1999Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55088CDHot Rockin'
Lost Gold (United States) LGR 5898CDOriginal Historic Rockabilly Classics, Vol. 2
2000Yeaah! (England) 13CDRockabilly Rarities, Vol. 2
2004Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55168CDRock-A-Billy Choo Choo
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55171CDRock-A-Billy Barnyard
2005B-Sharp (England) 666-10LPNasty Rockabilly, Vol. 7
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55178CDWild Wood Rockabilly
2008Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55189CDHep Cat Rockabilly
year?B-Sharp 6/29CDNasty Rockabilly, CD 4
Bop BOP- 001CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 1
Bop BOP- 003CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 3
Cactus (United States) CD 5007CDRockin' Hillbilly, Vol. 8
Fed (Norway) 02CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 2
Fed (Norway) 13EPuntitled
Presto Vol. 4CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 4
Ruby [no #]CD28 Rare Hamilton, Ohio, Gems


Acknowledgments:  Jurgen Blazejewski, CMF Library, Stephane Chatain, Marc Coulavin, Udo Frank, Bruce Grossberg, Bernd Hermoneit, Steve Holloway, Tom Krajina, Kurt Krauter, Tom Lincoln, Gerd Miller, Michel Proost, Perica Sucevic, Steve Weiner, Bjorn Witlox, eBay


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