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Vee Jay (Ill.)

Chicago, Ill.  [source: Am. Rec. Label Dir.)

Owned by James Bracken and Vivian Carter.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
VJ288  1958/Aug.
(Bb est.)
Deltones Borderline Label shot Song sample Early Morning Rock — Deltones S-156 Bullet Big H LP 79108 (#10)
Bullet Now Dig This CD 1042 (#3)
      Non-pertinent Label shot I'm Coming Home — Deltones S-119  
VJ327  1959/Sept. 28
Bb pop rev.
Schroeder, Don No rating Label shot Ben, Eddie And McGee — Don Schroeder 59-1230 Bullet Beaver LP 3312 (#5)
      No rating Label shot Melanie — Don Schroeder 59-1229  
VJ334  1959/Nov.
(Bb est.)
Rockin' R's No rating Label shot Mustang – (instr.) — The Rockin' R's 59-1292 Bullet Canadian CD 2309 (#14)
      No rating Label shot I'm Still In Love With You — Ron Volz And The Rockin' R's 59-1291  
VJ346  1960/June 6
Bb pop rev.
Rockin' R's No rating Hum Bug – (instr.) — The Rockin' R's 60-1395  
      No rating The Mix – (instr.) — The Rockin' R's 60-1398  
VJ381  1961/Apr.
(Bb est.)
Mote, Danny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Done You Wrong — Danny Mote 61-1847  
      Pertinent Label shot Lonesome — Danny Mote 61-1848  
VJ #481  1963/Jan. 19
Bb c&w rev.
Douglas, Tony Borderline Label shot Gabby Abby — Tony Douglas 62-2766  
      Non-pertinent Label shot His And Hers — Tony Douglas 62-2767  
VJ544  1963/Sept. 7
Bb c&w rev.
Sisco, Bobby Borderline Label shot Song sample Are You The Type — Bobby Sisco 63-3142  
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Fiction Or Fate — Bobby Sisco 63-3145  
VJ579  1964/Jan.
(Bb est.)
Smith, Ray [2] Borderline Label shot Song sample Rockin' Robin — Ray Smith 63-3808 Bullet Charly CD 8117 (#22)
Bullet Dunhill CD 701 (#25)
Bullet Rock 'N' Roll LP 002 (#20)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample Robbin' The Cradle — Ray Smith 63-3807 Bullet Charly CD 8117 (#23)
Bullet Dunhill CD 701 (#24)
Bullet Rock 'N' Roll LP 002 (#18)
VJ-658  1965/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Burnette Brothers No rating Label shot Green Grass Of Texas — The Texans 65-6994  
      No rating Label shot Bloody River — The Texans 65-6995  
VJ-704  1965/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Paige, Joey Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Roll Over Beethoven — Joey Paige 65-8682 Bullet Esoldun LP 2007 (#14)
Bullet Greasy LP 001 (#16)
      Non-pertinent Goodnight My Love — Joey Paige 65-8681  

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1976Rock 'N' Roll 75- 002LPIt's Great, It's Ray Smith
1980Big H 79108LPVintage Rock 'N' Roll Collector's Items, Vol. 8
1986Esoldun (France) RR 2007LPHop, Skip, And Jump
1993Dunhill (Canada) DH 701CDTravelin' With Ray / Ray Smith
1995Beaver (Belgium) BLP 3312LPThat's Rock & Roll, Vol. 12
Greasy (England) GR 001LPGreasy Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 1
1996Charly (England) CD 8117CDShake Around / Ray Smith
2004Now Dig This (England) CMFCD 1042CDWell, Now Dig This
year?Canadian CAN- 2309CDRare Instrumentals, Vol. 9


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Marc Coulavin, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Gerry McCluskey, Michel Proost, Perica Sucevic


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