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Dixie (Tenn.)

Madison, Tenn.  [source: Billboard news item)

Commercial series.
The 2000 Dixie series was a full-fledged subsidiary label of Starday, used for rock & roll and for regional releases.
Feature article and discography in issue 8 (1984) of Roll Street Journal.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
45-2001  1958/Feb. 17
Bb pop rev.
Joy, Benny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Spin The Bottle [Dixie vers.] — Benny Joy 2629 Bullet Ace 10 18 (#6)
Bullet Ace CD 191 (#11)
Bullet Ace LP 191 (#10)
Bullet Cascade LP 1003 (#13)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 093 (#25)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#74)
Bullet Gusto LP 5017X (#13)
Bullet Mustang CD 8 (#26)
Bullet NME LP 5 (#15)
Bullet Norton LP 348 (#9)
Bullet Norton CD 351 (#40)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Steady With Betty — Benny Joy 2628 Bullet Bop-A-Rama LP 004 (#15)
Bullet Club PR LP 001 (#12)
Bullet Collector CD 4401 (#10)
Bullet Emusic/Lost Gold MP 11163032 (#7)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#70)
Bullet Fed CD 03 (#26)
Bullet Folkline CD 164 (#13)
Bullet Golden Stars CD 5374 (#4)
Bullet Gusto LP 5031X (#13)
Bullet Lost Gold CD 5698 (#7)
Bullet Mustang CD 10 (#14)
Bullet Norton LP 346 (#6)
Bullet Norton CD 351 (#6)
Bullet Presto CD 3 (#25)
Bullet Sleazy CD 01 (#12)
Bullet True Blue Rockabilly CD 001 (#13)
Bullet White Label LP 8803 (#11)
Bullet Yeaah! CD 22 (#7)
45-2002  1958/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Bragg, Doug Pertinent Label shot Song sample Red Rover — Doug Bragg 2637 Bullet Dixie CD 3333 (#16)
Bullet Million LP 3 (#4)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Lovin' On My Mind — Doug Bragg 2636 Bullet Dixie CD 3333 (#25)
Bullet Million LP 3 (#6)
45-2003  1958/Apr. 14
Bb pop rev.
Watson, Gene No rating Label shot Song sample I'll Always Love You — Gene Watson 2763 Bullet Lesley CD 4 (#15)
      No rating Label shot Song sample Life's Valley — Gene Watson 2764 Bullet Lesley CD 001 (#28)
Bullet White Label LP 8829 (#3)
45-2004  1958/May
BMI clear.
Bragg, Doug Pertinent Label shot Song sample Pretty Little Thing — Doug Bragg 2735 Bullet Classics CD 723 (#1)
Bullet Club PR LP 008 (#1)
Bullet Collector CD 4410 (#15)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#71)
Bullet Lucky CD 805 (#8)
Bullet Million LP 3 (#5)
Bullet Sleazy CD 04 (#18)
      Pertinent Label shot Jerry — Doug Bragg 2734  
45-2005  1958/June 23
Bb pop rev.
Lee, Jimmie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Three Little Wishes — Jimmie Lee And The Playboys 2778 Bullet Ace CD 708 (#7)
Bullet Dixie CD 2222 (#12)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#73)
Bullet Million LP 3 (#1)
      No rating Label shot Teen Age Love Song — Jimmie Lee And The Playboys 2779  
45-2006  1958/July 14
Bb c&w rev.
Dee & Patty Pertinent Label shot Song sample Gee Whiz — Pat And Dee 2789 Bullet Ace 10 16 (#10)
Bullet Ace CD 191 (#9)
Bullet Ace LP 191 (#8)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55191 (#27)
Bullet Cascade LP 1009 (#4)
Bullet Dixie CD 2222 (#18)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#75)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Don't Tease Me — Pat And Dee 2790 Bullet Collector CD 4410 (#20)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#78)
Bullet Million LP 4 (#10)
45-2007  1958/Aug. 18
Bb c&w rev.
Couch, Orville No rating Label shot Song sample Easy Does It — Orville Couch 2798  
      No rating Label shot Let It Happen — Orville Couch 2795  
45-2008  1958/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Felts, Derrell Pertinent Label shot Song sample Playmates — Derrell Felts And The Confederates 2820 Bullet Bop CD 002 (#14)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55036 (#30)
Bullet Chief CD 1156505 (#17)
Bullet Club PR LP 010 (#17)
Bullet Collector LP 1012 (#1)
Bullet Collector CD 4410 (#10)
Bullet Emusic/Ling Music Group MP 12671061 (#15)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#76)
Bullet Flesh Den CD 6901 (#9)
Bullet Million LP 2 (#4)
Bullet Mustang CD 6 (#12)
Bullet Peerless LP 002 (#1)
Bullet Sleazy CD 05 (#20)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample The Weepers — Derrell Felts And The Confederates 2821 Bullet Collector LP 1012 (#2)
Bullet Dixie CD 2222 (#26)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#72)
Bullet Lesley CD 001 (#18)
Bullet Million LP 2 (#5)
45-2009  1958/Nov.
(Bb est.)
Hammock, Ken Pertinent Label shot Song sample Blue Guitar Jump – (instr.) — Ken Hammock With Tennessee Valley Gang 2823 Bullet Dixie CD 3333 (#23)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#77)
Bullet Million LP 6 (#8)
Bullet Sheik 10 102 (#7)
      No rating Label shot Angel In Person — Ken Hammock And Trio Vocal With Tennessee Valley Gang 2822  
45-2010  1958/Nov. 10
Bb c&w rev.
Bill & Carroll Pertinent Label shot Song sample Feel So Good — Bill Carroll 1186-A Bullet B-Sharp CD 6/35 (#14)
Bullet B-Sharp LP 6/26 (#14)
Bullet Collector CD 4410 (#19)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#79)
Bullet Million LP 4 (#1)
      Non-pertinent Label shot In My Heart — Bill Carroll 1186-B  
45-2011  1958/Nov. 17
Bb c&w rev.
Skelton, Eddie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Keep It Swinging — Eddie Skelton 2837 Bullet Ace CD 704 (#24)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55004 (#17)
Bullet Collector CD 4410 (#16)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#80)
Bullet Million LP 3 (#7)
Bullet Pontomac LP 37650 (#6)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 931 (#18)
      Pertinent Label shot Without You — Eddie Skelton 2836  
45-2012  1958/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Johnson, Dee Pertinent Label shot Song sample Just Look, Don't Touch — Dee Johnson 2841 Bullet Dixie CD 3333 (#22)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#81)
Bullet Million LP 6 (#4)
      Non-pertinent One More Chance — Dee Johnson 2839  
45-2014  1959/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Goodwin, Bill Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Your Lying Ways — Bill Goodwin And His Western Ramblers 2862 Bullet Classics CD 729 (#30)
Bullet Dixie CD 4444 (#23)
Bullet Million LP 2 (#10)
      No rating Label shot Will You Still Love Me — Bill Goodwin And His Western Ramblers 2861  
45-2015  1959/Mar. 16
Bb c&w rev.
Skelton, Eddie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Love You Too Much — Eddie Skelton And His Rhythmaires 2873 Bullet Club PR LP 009 (#20)
Bullet Collector CD 4410 (#17)
Bullet Million LP 3 (#9)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rebels Retreat – (instr.) — Eddie Skelton And His Rhythmaires 2874 Bullet Collector CD 4410 (#18)
Bullet Million LP 3 (#10)
45-2016  1959/Apr.
(Bb est.)
Price, Melvin Pertinent Label shot Song sample Little Dog Blues — Mel Price 2880 Bullet Ace LP 44 (#7)
Bullet Ace CD 311 (#7)
Bullet Collector CD 4410 (#21)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#82)
Bullet Million LP 4 (#11)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Until — Mel Price 2878 Bullet Dixie CD 4444 (#28)
45-2017  1959/May 18
Bb pop rev.
Kelley, Cathy Borderline Label shot Song sample Blues Hanging Round — Cathy Kelley 2916 Bullet Club PR LP 008 (#20)
Bullet Dixie CD 2222 (#13)
Bullet Million LP 3 (#12)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Every Now And Then — Cathy Kelley 2915  
45-2018  1959/May 18
Bb pop rev.
Poovey, Joe Pertinent Label shot Song sample Ten Long Fingers — Groove Joe Poovey 2923 Bullet Ace CD 704 (#23)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55045 (#23)
Bullet Charly CD 345 (#26)
Bullet Collector LP 1005 (#1)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree LP 2054 (#1)
Bullet Dixie CD 2222 (#19)
Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#3)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#83)
Bullet Fed CD 07 (#1)
Bullet Gusto LP 5017X (#7)
Bullet Key LP 1590 (#1)
Bullet Lucky CD 501 (#27)
Bullet Rollercoaster LP 2008 (#2)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#3)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Thrill Of Love — Groove Joe Poovey 2922 Bullet Dragon Street CD 70199 (#7)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3037 (#7)
45-2019  1959/June
(Bb est.)
Buchanan, Art Pertinent Label shot Song sample It Must Be Me — Art Ontario 2925 Bullet Dixie CD 3333 (#20)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#84)
Bullet Lost Gold CD 82097 (#3)
Bullet Million LP 6 (#3)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Last Goodbye — Art Ontario 2924 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55200 (#5)
Bullet Dixie CD 3333 (#21)
Bullet Lost Gold CD 82097 (#4)
45-2020  1959/July
(Bb est.)
Holloway, Alden Pertinent Label shot Song sample Blast Off — Alden Holloway 2953 Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2053 (#12)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55052 (#4)
Bullet Collector CD 4410 (#2)
Bullet Emusic/JSP MP 11565500 (#14)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#91)
Bullet JSP CD 6201 (#45)
Bullet Million LP 1 (#3)
Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6910 (#1)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Swinging The Rock – (instr.) — Alden Holloway 2954 Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2053 (#13)
Bullet Collector CD 4410 (#3)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#85)
Bullet Million LP 1 (#4)
45-2022  1959/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Johnson, Dee Pertinent Label shot Song sample Back To School — Dee Johnson 2838  
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample I'm Your Guy — Dee Johnson 2840 Bullet Dixie CD 2222 (#28)
Bullet Million LP 6 (#10)
45-2023  1959/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Gallagher, James Pertinent Label shot Song sample Crazy Legs — Jay Gallegher 3006 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55199 (#21)
Bullet Classics CD 726 (#4)
Bullet Dixie CD 2222 (#23)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#86)
Bullet Million LP 6 (#5)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Steady Flame — Jay Gallegher 3007 Bullet Dixie CD 2222 (#30)
Bullet Million LP 6 (#6)
45-2024  1960/Mar. 21
Bb c&w rev.
Streeter, Larry No rating Label shot It's All Over Now — Larry Streeter And The Country Classics 3024  
      No rating Label shot Old Love Letters — Larry Streeter And The Country Classics 3023  
45-2025  1959/Nov.
(Bb est.)
Skelton, Eddie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Curly – (instr.) — Eddie Skelton 3064 Bullet Dixie CD 2222 (#16)
Bullet Million LP 3 (#8)
Bullet Union Pacific LP 005 (#5)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample Feelin' Blue – (instr.) — Eddie Skelton 3065 Bullet Dixie CD 3333 (#26)
45-2026  1959/Dec. 14
Bb c&w rev.
Mack, Bobby No rating Label shot Who Put The Blues In Your Heart — Bobby Mack 3095  
      No rating Label shot Indian Love Call — Bobby Mack 3093  

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1970Collector (Netherlands) CL 1005LPTen Long Fingers
1972Collector (Netherlands) CL 1012LPMore Great Rock
1974Union Pacific (England) UP 005LPLoose Ends: Rave From The Grave, Blast From The Past Series, Vol. 2
1978White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8803LPRock-A-Billy With Benny Joy
1979Ace (England) CH 1610Sleepy La Beef And Friends
Gusto (United States) 5017XLPDixie Starday Rockabillys, Vol. 1
Gusto (United States) 5031XLPDixie Starday Rockabilly's, Vol. 2
1980Ace (England) CH 1810Kings Of Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Pontomac 37650LPRock Tick Tock
1981Key 1590LPTen Long Fingers
Million (Netherlands) LP 1LPThe Best Of Dixie, Vol. 1
Million (Netherlands) LP 2LPThe Best Of Dixie, Vol. 2
Million (Netherlands) LP 3LPThe Best Of Dixie, Vol. 3
Million (Netherlands) LP 4LPThe Best Of Dixie, Vol. 4
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8829LPWild Rockin'
1982Ace (England) CH 44LPRarest Rockabilly & Hillbilly Boogie
1983Cascade (England) DROP 1003LPTwenty Great Rockabilly Hits Of The 50's, Vol. 1
1984Million (Netherlands) LP 6LPThe Best Of Dixie, Vol. 6
1985Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2053LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 41
Cascade (England) DROP 1009LPTwenty Great Rockabilly Hits Of The 50's, Vol. 2
Rollercoaster (England) 2008LPRoller Coaster Rockers, Vol. 1
1986Ace (England) CH 191LPRockabilly Shakeout
Dee Jay Jamboree (Germany) DJ-LP 2054LPYesterday And Today / Groovey Joe Poovey
1987NME (England) PRO 5LPI Dreamt I Was Elvis
1991Ace (England) CDCHD 311CDRarest Rockabilly & Hillbilly Boogie ; The Best Of Ace Rockabilly
1992Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156505CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 5
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4401CDRockin' & Rollin' With Benny Joy
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4410CDDixie Rock And Roll
Flesh Den (England) 6901CDRock 'N' Roll Orgy, Vol. 1
1993Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55004CDRock 'N Roll Riot
Texas Gold (Netherlands) TG 931CDThe Starday Story, Vol. 1
1994Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 001LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Dixie (Netherlands) 2222CDGreat Dixie Rock And Roll
Dixie (Netherlands) 3333CDBoppin' Country Billies
Dixie (Netherlands) 4444CDBoppin' Country Billies
1995Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55036CDJuvenile Jungle
Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 008LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 8
1996Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55045CDWild Man
Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 009LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 9
Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 010LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 10
Lucky (England) CDLR 805CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 5
1997Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55052CDRocket Ship
Peerless PL 002LPRockabilly, Vol. 2
Vladimir Twist VTR 6910LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 10
1998Lost Gold (United States) 82097CDArt Ontario AKA Art Buchanan 1957-1993
1999Ace (England) CDCHD 704CDStarday-Dixie Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Dragon Street (United States) 70199CDGreatest Grooves / Groovey Joe Poovey
Rollercoaster (England) 3037CDGreatest Grooves / Groovey Joe Poovey
2000Ace (England) CDCHD 708CDStarday-Dixie Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Bop-A-Rama (England) Bop- 004LPBig Noise From The Planet Bop, Vol. 4
2001Golden Stars GSS 5374CDRockin' Hepcat Rockabilly
Lost Gold (United States) LGR 5698CDOriginal Historic Rockabilly Classics, Vol. 4
2007Sleazy RAB 01CDRockabilly Race: 25 Pure Rockabilly Tracks, Vol. 1
2009Buffalo Bop (Germany) BbC-D 55191CDPlay It Cool
Classics (Sweden) 723CDRock-A-Socka Hop!, Vol. 4
Emusic/JSP (United States) 11565500MPVirginia Rocks!: The History of Rockabilly In The Commonwealth, CD B
JSP (England) 6201CDVirginia Rocks: The History Of Rockabilly In The Commonwealth
Norton (United States) ED 346LPThe Benny Joy Story, Vol. 1: Crash The Party
Norton (United States) ED 348LPThe Benny Joy Story, Vol. 3: I'm Gonna Move
Norton (United States) CED 351CDCrash The Party / Benny Joy
2010Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55199CDDo The Bop
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55200CDRockabilly Action
Classics (Sweden) CD 726CDRock Til You Drop!, Vol. 2
2011Emusic/Ling Music Group 12671061MPRare Rock & Roll, Vol. 4
2012Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 145CDIt's Saturday Night!: Starday-Dixie Rockabilly 1955-1961
year?Ace (England) CDCH 191CDRockabilly Shakeout
B-Sharp 6/35CDNasty Rockabilly, CD 10
B-Sharp 6/26LPNasty Rockabilly, Vol. 19
Bop BOP- 002CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 2
Charly (England) PBX CD 345CDRock The Joint
Classics CD 729CDCruisin' Country
Emusic/Lost Gold (United States) 11163032MP32 Original Historic Rockabilly Classics, Vol. 4
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDV 093CDFeel Like Rockin': Tennessee Rock 'N' Roll
Fed (Sweden) 03CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 3
Fed (Sweden) 07CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 7
Folkline (England) 274- 164CDGo Kat Go!, Vol. 3
Lesley LESCD 001CDThe Great Lost Story Of The Rock A Ballad
Lesley LESCD 4CDThe Lost Story Of The Rock-A-Ballad, Vol. 3
Lucky (England) CDLR 501CDPianola Rock-Ola
Mustang MUST 6CDSaturday Jump
Mustang MUST 8CDDo You Dig Me
Mustang MUST 10CDGotta Rock A Little More
Presto Vol. 3CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 3
Sheik (Spain) TEN- 10210Texas Bop, Vol. 2
Sleazy RAB 04CDRockabilly Race: 25 Pure Rockabilly Tracks, Vol. 4
Sleazy RAB 05CDRockabilly Race: 25 Pure Rockabilly Tracks, Vol. 5
True Blue Rockabilly TBR 001CDTrue Blue Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Yeaah! (England) 22CDRockabilly Rarities, Vol. 4


Acknowledgments:  Jurgen Blazejewski, CMF Library, Stephane Chatain, Scott Cheesebrew, Marc Coulavin, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Greg Gillette, Derek Hamilton, Rob Karman, Shadow LeMere, Tom Lincoln, Mick's Rare Records, Pascal Perrault, Bob Pinson, Michel Proost, Rockabilly Record Guide, Steve Willis, Ralf Wittenburg


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