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Specialty (Calif.)

Hollywood, Calif.  [source: Billboard directory)

Owned by Art Rupe.
Feature article and discography in issue 80 (1999) of American Music Magazine.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
SP-577-45 1956/May
(Bb est.)
Zeppa, Benn Joe Non-pertinent Label shot A Foolish Fool — Benn Zeppa And The Zephyrs XSP-577-45 Bullet Ace CD 734 (#8)
      No rating Label shot Baby -- I Need (Ting-A-Ling) — Benn Zeppa And The Zephyrs SP-577-45  
 621  1957/Dec. 30
Bb pop rev.
Lowery, Sonny No rating Label shot Thank You For Your Kisses — Sonny Lowery 5095  
      No rating Label shot Do You Promise? — Sonny Lowery 5097  
 648  1958/Oct. 20
Bb pop rev.
Lowery, Sonny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Goodbye Baby Goodbye — Sonny Lowery 5154 Bullet Ace CD 574 (#18)
Bullet Emusic/Master Classics MP 11387293 (#23)
Bullet Pan American CD 56016 (#4)
Bullet Popularity CD 5004 (#26)
Bullet Red Flames CD 1000 (#18)
Bullet Wendi LP 000017 (#17)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample There's A Father Above — Sonny Lowery 5156  
 654  1958/Dec. 1
Bb pop rev.
Deuces Wild Pertinent Label shot Song sample I'm In A Whirl — The Deuces Wild 5166 Bullet Beaver LP 3306 (#5)
Bullet Cheesecake CD 491 (#8)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample The Meaning Of Love — The Deuces Wild 5168  
 655  1958/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Fuller, Johnny No rating Label shot Haunted House — Johnny Fuller 5171 Bullet Ace CD 574 (#10)
      No rating The Mighty Hand — Johnny Fuller 5173  
 671  1959/June 22
Bb pop rev.
Fuller, Johnny No rating Label shot Swingin' At The Creek — Johnny Fuller 5217 Bullet Ace CD 574 (#21)
      No rating Many Rivers, Mighty Seas — Johnny Fuller 5219  
 717-45 1953/July 25
Bb c&w rev.
Tyler, Johnny No rating Label shot Hillbilly Preacher — Johnny Tyler XSP Bullet Cactus CD Spec. 1 (#1)
      No rating Label shot I'm Grateful To You — Johnny Tyler SP  

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1981Wendi (Australia) LP 000017LPRock 'N' Roll From The Garage To The Studio
1995Beaver (Belgium) BLP 3306LPThat's Rock & Roll, Vol. 6
1996Ace (England) CHD 574CDRock & Roll Fever
1997Popularity (Italy) P 5004CDWe All Wanna Sound Like Elvis
2000Ace (England) CDCHD 734CDBay Area Rockers
2005Red Flames R.DCD- 1000CDRock & Roll Party, Vol. 1
2009Emusic/Master Classics (United States) 11387293MPHail To The King
year?Cactus (United States) Spec. 1CDSpecialty Hillbilly
Cheesecake CHCD 491CDRockin' Boppin' Duo's
Pan American (Switzerland) 56016CDShe's A Devil


Acknowledgments:  Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Gerd Miller, Henk Netten, R&B Indies, Perica Sucevic, Joe Wajgel


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