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Willamette (Ore.)

Eugene, Ore.  [source: an original label)

A subsidiary of Orbit Sound. Owned by Lloyd "Pappy" Smith.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 101-45 1959/Apr.
copyright
Smith, Leon Pertinent Label shot Song sample Little Forty Ford — Leon Smith 2 Bullet Blast Fire LP 2LP (#20)
Bullet Cat CD 1033 (#20)
Bullet Emusic/Ling Music Group MP 12671043 (#9)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 147 (#31)
Bullet Folkline CD 424 (#17)
Bullet Norton LP 911 (#2)
Bullet Norton CD 911 (#2)
      No rating Label shot Once I Had A Heart — Leon Smith And The Ponsonby Sisters 1  
 102 
(pressed by Monarch)
1959/May
mx series
Johnson, Jackie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Star Light, Star Bright — Jackie Johnson With Leon Smith & His Guitar 1 Δ29998 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55053 (#28)
Bullet Chief CD 1156502 (#7)
Bullet Club LP 018 (#1)
Bullet Collector CD 4409 (#14)
Bullet Folkline CD 253 (#3)
Bullet Mustang CD 4 (#28)
Bullet Mustang CD 15 (#4)
Bullet Norton LP 911 (#5)
Bullet Norton CD 911 (#5)
Bullet Presto CD 6 (#40)
Bullet Supersonic LP 1169 (#2)
      Pertinent Label shot Please Please — Jackie Johnson With Leon Smith & His Guitar 2 Δ29999  
 105 
(pressed by Monarch)
1960/Feb.
copyright
Smith, Leon Pertinent Label shot Song sample Honey Honey — Leon Smith 1 Δ33984 Bullet Big H LP 79103 (#9)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55175 (#12)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2017 (#12)
Bullet Norton LP 911 (#16)
Bullet Norton CD 911 (#17)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample That's The Way — Leon Smith 2 Δ33985 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55175 (#30)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2017 (#13)
 106  1960/Apr.
(est.)
Smith, Leon Pertinent Label shot Song sample Dynamic – (instr.) — Leon Smith And The Orbit Rockers 2 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55174 (#22)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample Windfall – (instr.) — Leon Smith And The Orbit Rockers 1 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55174 (#29)
W-107  1960/July
mx series
Orbit Rockers No rating Label shot Rock It – (instr.) — The Orbit Rockers B E-6090x Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55075 (#10)
Bullet Canadian CD 4523 (#19)
      No rating Label shot Song sample In The Area – (instr.) — The Orbit Rockers B E-6091x Bullet Collector CD 4520 (#4)
W-108  1960/July
(est.)
Parkera, Keith No rating Label shot Song sample Release Me — Keith Parkera B Bullet Collector CD 4516 (#2)
      No rating Misguided Love — Keith Parkera A  
W-109  1960/July
mx series
Smith, Leon No rating Label shot Song sample Flip, Flop And Fly — Leon Smith B E-6095x Bullet Big H LP 79108 (#14)
Bullet Floridita LP 02 (#3)
Bullet Teenager LP 5917 (#16)
      No rating Label shot Song sample Sweet Love — Leon Smith A E-6094x Bullet Big H LP 79107 (#4)
Bullet Club LP 020 (#6)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1979Big H 79103LPVintage Rock 'N' Roll Collector's Items, Vol. 3
Supersonic (United States?) FV 1169LPHot Boppin' Girls
1980Big H 79107LPVintage Rock 'N' Roll Collector's Items, Vol. 7
Big H 79108LPVintage Rock 'N' Roll Collector's Items, Vol. 8
1986Teenager (Sweden) TEEN 5917LPLet's All Dance to Rock And Roll
1987Esoldun (France) RR 2017LPHot Boppin Cats, Vol. 2
1991Blast Fire (United States) 2LPLPChrome, Smoke & Fire: A Compilation Of Hot Rod Music By Robt. Williams
1992Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156502CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 2
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4409CDGreat Rockin' Girls
1994Cat (Netherlands) 1033CDCalling All Rock 'N' Roll Collectors, Vol. 1
1997Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55053CDBaby Doll
1998Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55075CDStrictly Instrumental, Vol. 4
2002Norton (United States) NW- 911LPChicken Session: Early Northwest Rockers And Instrumental, Vol. 2
2005Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55174CDStrictly Instrumental, Vol. 8
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55175CDKnock Out
2009Floridita (Spain) FRLP 02LPLet
2011Emusic/Ling Music Group (United States) 12671043MPRare Rockabilly, Vol. 3
2012Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 147CDCadillac Cuties And Hot Rod Heroes
year?Canadian 4523CDRare Instrumentals, Vol. 23
Club (Spain) 018LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 18
Club (Spain) 020LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 20
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4516CDWild Rockin' With Vocal Backing
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4520CDRock & Roll With Piano, Vol. 14
Folkline (England) 274- 253CDRockabilly Kittens, Vol. 3
Folkline (England) 274- 424CDHod-Rod Rockabilly
Mustang MUST 4CDMad Dog In Town
Mustang MUST 15CDHot Rockin' Girls
Presto Vol. 6CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 6


Acknowledgments:  Scott Cheesebrew, Marc Coulavin, Udo Frank, Don Kirsch, Kurt Krauter, Billy Miller, Gerd Miller, Jeff Miller, Dean Craige Morris, Michel Proost, Perica Sucevic, Peter van Wilsem, Stefan Wriedt


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