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Bella (Calif.)

San Jose, Calif.  [source: an original label)

Owned by John Pusateri.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
45-B-15  1959/May 18
Bb pop rev.
La Rocca, Pat Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rowena — Pat La Rocca With The Bellatones Orch., The Savoys Vocal Group B E-4284 Bullet Ace CD 734 (#6)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55118 (#25)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Don't Do Me Wrong — Pat La Rocca With The Bellatones Orch., The Savoys Vocal Group A E-4283  
45-B-17  1959/Sept. 14
Bb pop rev.
Griffith, Wes No rating Label shot Rockin' Mary — Wes Griffith With The Treys / The Bella Tones Orch. 2 E4867 Bullet Beaver LP 3312 (#17)
Bullet Red Hot LP 101 (#9)
      No rating Label shot It Hurts So Bad — Wes Griffith With The Treys / The Bella Tones Orch. 1 E4866  
45-B-18  1959/Sept. 7
Bb pop rev.
Savoys Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample I Love My Baby — The Savoys E-4878 Bullet Ace CD 734 (#23)
Bullet White Label LP 8886 (#14)
      No rating You And I — The Savoys E-4879  
45-2204/5-58 1958/Nov.
BMI clear.
O'Neal, Gradie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Baby "Oh" Baby — Gradie O'Neal And The Bella Tones 45-2204-58 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55081 (#21)
Bullet RAR LP 155 [2] (#9)
Bullet RAR LP 155 (#9)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Turkey Neck Stretch — Gradie O'Neal And The Bella Tones 45-2205-58 Bullet Big Daddy LP 5501 (#9)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55081 (#30)
Bullet Crypt LP 5501 (#9)
45-2205/6-58 1958/Dec. or earlier
(Bb est.)
Arnold, Clyde Pertinent Label shot Song sample I've Got A Baby — Clyde Arnold And The Sharps 45-2206-58 Bullet Big Rumble LP 104 (#14)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2074 (#13)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55063 (#15)
Bullet Flame CD 004 (#11)
Bullet Flame LP 006 (#15)
Bullet Wendi LP 000005 (#16)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Scrounge – (instr.) — Clyde Arnold And The Sharps 45-2205-58  
45-2206/7-58 1959/Jan. 26
Bb c&w rev.
Perry, Lou Borderline Label shot Song sample Cupid's Arrow — Lou Perry And The Bella Tones 45-2207-58  
      No rating Label shot Wedding Picture — Lou Perry And The Bella Tones 45-2206-58  
45-2209/10-58 1959/Jan. 26
Bb c&w rev.
Royal, Chuck Pertinent Label shot Song sample My Baby Is Gone — Chuck Royal And The Sharpsters 45-2210-58 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55037 (#23)
Bullet Emusic/Ling Music Group MP 12671123 (#8)
Bullet Flame LP 010 (#8)
Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1010 (#5)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Beneath The Moon — Chuck Royal And The Sharpsters 45-2209-58  
45-2212/3-58 1959/June 1
Bb pop rev.
Savoys Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample The Mortal Monster Man — The Savoys With The Bella Tones 45-2212-58 Bullet Simpletone LP 353 (#10)
      No rating Watching The Sea — The Savoys 45-2213-58  

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1978Red Hot 101LPRed Hot Rock 'N' Roll
1980Wendi (Australia) LP 000005LPRockin' At The Zoo
1985White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8886LPRock Along
1986Big Daddy 5501LPSin Alley
RAR 155 [2]LPRock-A-Rolla A-Hillabilly Wing Ding Do?! (Sin Alley, Vol. 2)
1988Flame (England) 006LPDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 6
Flame (England) 010LPDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 10
1989Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2074LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 58
1993Flame (England) CD 004CDDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 4
1995Beaver (Belgium) BLP 3312LPThat's Rock & Roll, Vol. 12
Big Rumble F 104LPKiller Dillas, Vol. 5
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55037CDSugaree
1997Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55063CDRip It Up
1999Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55081CDParty Crasher
2000Ace (England) CDCHD 734CDBay Area Rockers
2011Emusic/Ling Music Group (United States) 12671123MPRare Rockabilly, Vol. 2
year?Crypt BD- 5501LPSin Alley
Dee Jay Jamboree (Germany) DJ-CD 55118CDTeen Scene!, Vol. 6
Juke Box Saturday Night (Italy) JBSN 1010LPRock 'N' Roll At The Jook Joint, Vol. 1
RAR 155LPSin Alley
Simpletone (United States) Simple 353LPGhoul's Night Out, Vol. 2


Acknowledgments:  John Burton, Malcolm Chapman, Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Andy Gallagher, Tom Krajina, Gerd Miller, Dean Craige Morris, Michel Proost, R&B Indies, Gary Shelton, Perica Sucevic


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