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Chess (Ill.)

Chicago, Ill.  [source: an original label)

4800 series annotated discography in issue 4 (1983) of Roll Street Journal.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
uniss.  1951
(Sun Rec.)
Gordon, Rosco No rating T-Model Boogie
Rosco Gordon
  Bullet Charly LP 100 (#2)
Bullet Charly CD 713 (#6)
Bullet Charly LP 30101 (#3)
Bullet Charly/Instant CD 5039 (#2)
Bullet Lotus CD [1] (#7)
uniss.   
 
Simmons, Gene No rating Goin' Back To Memphis [alt. vers.]
Gene Simmons
  Bullet Bopcat LP 400 (#1)
Bullet Hi (England) CD 127 (#11)
Bullet Hi (England) LP 434 (#17)
      No rating The Shape You Left Me In [alt. vers.]
Gene Simmons
(from Chess (England) LP 9124 213)
  Bullet Chess LP 6025/6 (#28)
Bullet Chess (England) LP 9124 213 (#18)
916   
 
Hawkins, Dale No rating Class Cutter
Dale Hawkins
Label shot
9225  
      No rating Lonely Nights
Dale Hawkins
Label shot
9224  
LP-1429 
Oh! Suzy-Q [mono]
Cover shot
1958
(BSN est.)
Hawkins, Dale No rating Suzie Q
Dale Hawkins
Label shot
8675  
      No rating Don't Treat Me This Way
Dale Hawkins
8675  
      Pertinent Juanita
Dale Hawkins
(from Chess (U.S.) CD 9356)
8675 Bullet Bear Family CD 16826 (#8)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5712 (#3)
Bullet Checker LP 6467 301 (#3)
Bullet Chess (U.S.) LP 1429 (#3)
Bullet Chess (U.S.) CD 9356 (#8)
Bullet MCA (Germany) CD 30693 (#3)
      No rating Tornado
Dale Hawkins
8675  
      No rating Little Pig
Dale Hawkins
8675  
      Borderline Heaven
Dale Hawkins
(from Chess (U.S.) CD 9356)
8675 Bullet Ace CD 693 (#25)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5712 (#7)
Bullet Checker LP 6467 301 (#6)
Bullet Chess (U.S.) LP 1429 (#6)
Bullet Chess (U.S.) CD 9356 (#12)
Bullet MCA (Germany) CD 30693 (#6)
      No rating Baby, Baby
Dale Hawkins
Label shot
8676  
      No rating Mrs. Mergritory's Daughter
Dale Hawkins
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16826 (#7)
      No rating Take My Heart
Dale Hawkins
   
      Pertinent Wild Wild World
Dale Hawkins
(from Chess (U.S.) LP 1429)
  Bullet Ace CD 693 (#24)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16826 (#20)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5712 (#20)
Bullet Chess (U.S.) LP 1429 (#10)
Bullet MCA (Germany) CD 30693 (#10)
Bullet Rocket 88 LP 5002 (#8)
      No rating See You Soon Baboon
Dale Hawkins
   
      No rating Four Letter Word (Rock)
Dale Hawkins
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16826 (#3)
1475   
 
Floyd, Frank Non-pertinent Swamp Root
Harmonica Frank
(from Bark Log CD 1)
U-80 Bullet Bark Log CD 1 (#16)
Bullet Bark Log LP 1 (#16)
Bullet Puritan LP 3003 (#1)
Bullet Rhino CD 1211 (#4)
      No rating Step It Up And Go
Harmonica Frank
Label shot
U-82 Bullet Proper CD 143 (#36)
Bullet Puritan LP 3003 (#2)
1475   
 
Floyd, Frank Non-pertinent Swamp Root
Harmonica Frank
Label shot
(from Bark Log CD 1)
U-80  
      No rating Goin' Away Walkin'
Harmonica Frank
  Bullet Puritan LP 3003 (#5)
1494   
 
Floyd, Frank Non-pertinent She's Done Moved
Harmonica Frank
1504B Bullet Puritan LP 3003 (#7)
      Non-pertinent Howlin' Tomcat
Harmonica Frank
Label shot
1504A Bullet Charly CD 713 (#3)
Bullet Puritan LP 3003 (#4)
Bullet Puritan LP 3003 (#9)
1650  1957/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Sisco, Bobby Pertinent Go, Go, Go
Bobby Sisco
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 16123)
8133 Bullet Bear Family CD 16123 (#4)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6007 (#54)
Bullet Chess LP 9173 (#2)
Bullet Chess (England) LP 9124 213 (#5)
Bullet Collector LP 2304 (#13)
Bullet Detour LP 204 (#2)
Bullet GVC CD 2003 (#32)
Bullet Mustang CD 6 (#25)
Bullet Pan American CD 56002 (#19)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#41)
Bullet Vogue LP 522016 (#14)
Bullet Vogue CD 670076 (#14)
      Pertinent Tall, Dark & Handsome Man
Bobby Sisco
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 16123)
8134 Bullet Bear Family CD 16123 (#11)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6007 (#40)
Bullet Bop CD 010 (#6)
Bullet Chess LP 6025/6 (#12)
Bullet Chess LP 9173 (#1)
Bullet Chess (England) LP 9124 213 (#11)
Bullet Club PR LP 009 (#3)
Bullet Collector LP 2304 (#14)
Bullet Detour LP 204 (#1)
Bullet GVC CD 2003 (#18)
Bullet MCA (Japan) CD 22017 (#23)
Bullet Pan American CD 56004 (#3)
Bullet Presto CD 8 (#1)
Bullet Sleazy CD 05 (#10)
Bullet Vogue LP 522016 (#1)
Bullet Vogue CD 670076 (#1)
1662  1957/June
(Bb est.)
Barrix, Billy Pertinent Cool Off Baby
Billy Barrix
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 16123)
8496 Bullet Bear Family CD 16123 (#14)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6007 (#59)
Bullet Chess LP 6025/6 (#1)
Bullet Chess LP 9173 (#4)
Bullet Chief CD 1156503 (#1)
Bullet Classics CD 733 (#30)
Bullet Eagle CD 90207 (#8)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 173 (#16)
Bullet GVC CD 2003 (#2)
Bullet Lucky CD 801 (#15)
Bullet MCA (Japan) CD 22017 (#22)
Bullet Memphis CD 7033 (#3)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#5)
Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6909 (#17)
      Pertinent Almost
Billy Barrix
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 16123)
8497 Bullet Bear Family CD 16123 (#25)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6007 (#52)
Bullet Chess LP 6025/6 (#3)
Bullet Club LP 006 (#16)
Bullet GVC CD 2003 (#34)
Bullet Lucky CD 802 (#16)
Bullet Mustang CD 9 (#25)
Bullet Presto CD 3 (#44)
1666  1957/July
(Bb est.)
Laine, Bette No rating Rock A Bye Rock
Bette Laine
Label shot
(from 45)
8495 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55192 (#24)
      No rating A Broken Heart
Bette Laine
Label shot
8494  
1673  1957/Nov. 4
Bb c&w rev.
Dean, Bobby Borderline Dime Store Pony Tail
Bobby Dean
Label shot
(from 45)
8493 Bullet Big Tone CD 6007 (#44)
Bullet Blend LP 82017 (#11)
Bullet Pan American CD 56031 (#10)
      Borderline Just Go Wild Over Rock And Roll
Bobby Dean
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 16123)
8492 Bullet Bear Family CD 16123 (#30)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6007 (#65)
Bullet Chess LP 6025/6 (#9)
Bullet Chess LP 9173 (#12)
Bullet Crown LP 100 (#6)
Bullet Detour LP 204 (#12)
Bullet GVC CD 2003 (#51)
Bullet MCA (Japan) CD 22017 (#19)
Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6906 (#1)
Bullet Vogue LP 522016 (#17)
Bullet Vogue CD 670076 (#8)
1696  1958/June
(Bb est.)
Terry & The Pirates No rating Talk About The Girl
Terry & The Pirates
Label shot
8792  
      No rating What Did He Say
Terry & The Pirates
   
1710  1959/Jan. 26
Bb pop rev.
Dean, Bobby No rating Go Mr. Dillon
Bobby Dean
Label shot
8705 Bullet Big Tone CD 6007 (#34)
      No rating I'Am Ready
Bobby Dean
Label shot
9110  
1720  1959/Mar. 9
Bb pop rev.
Brannon, Linda Pertinent Just Another Lie
Linda Brannon
Label shot
(from 45)
MS-129  
      Non-pertinent Wherever You Are
Linda Brannon
Label shot
MS-130  
1723  1959/Mar. 30
Bb pop rev.
Jet Tones Pertinent Jet Tone Boogie – (instr.)
Jet Tones
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 16123)
9271 Bullet Bear Family CD 16123 (#3)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6007 (#53)
Bullet Chess LP 6025/6 (#19)
Bullet Chess LP 9173 (#15)
Bullet Chess (England) LP 9124 213 (#3)
Bullet Detour LP 204 (#14)
Bullet Mustang CD 6 (#24)
Bullet Presto CD 6 (#60)
Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6902 (#18)
Bullet Vogue LP 522016 (#12)
Bullet Vogue CD 670076 (#12)
      Borderline Kansas City
Rocky Olson
Label shot
(from 45)
9270  
1730  1959/June 22
Bb pop rev.
York, Rusty Pertinent Sugaree
Rusty York
Label shot
(from 45)
U-9527 Bullet Ace CD 850 (#24)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16123 (#2)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6007 (#27)
Bullet Chess LP 6025/6 (#14)
Bullet Chess LP 9173 (#7)
Bullet Chess (England) LP 2002 (#10)
Bullet Chess (England) LP 9124 213 (#2)
Bullet Detour LP 204 (#7)
Bullet Fed CD 04 (#18)
Bullet Hip-O CD 40128 (#12)
Bullet Jewel LP 917 (#3)
Bullet Lucky CD 601 (#25)
Bullet MCA (Japan) CD 22017 (#21)
Bullet NPR LP 7304 (#4)
Bullet Presto CD 6 (#38)
Bullet Vogue LP 522016 (#11)
Bullet Vogue CD 670076 (#11)
      Pertinent Red Rooster – (instr.)
Rusty York
Label shot
U-9528 Bullet Canadian CD 4530 (#23)
1757  1960/June
(Bb est.)
Galaxies Pertinent This Rock And Roll
Galaxies
Label shot
(from Collector CD 4433)
10083 Bullet Collector CD 4433 (#13)
Bullet Cornball LP 1958 (#15)
      Borderline 6:15
Galaxies
Label shot
(from Collector CD 4433)
10084 Bullet Collector CD 4433 (#12)
1773  1960/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Bradley, James No rating Lonely
James Bradley And The Caravells With Bill Smith Combo
Label shot
10546  
      No rating Heartbreak Hotel – (instr.)
Bill Smith Combo
Label shot
10545  
1780  1961/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Smith, Bill No rating Raunchy
Bill Smith Combo
Label shot
U-10620  
      No rating Loco
Bill Smith Combo
Label shot
U-10615  
1807  1961/Nov. 20
Bb pop rev.
Cannon, Jackie Pertinent Proof Of Your Love
Jackie Cannon
Label shot
(from 45)
U-11282 Bullet Big Tone CD 6007 (#42)
Bullet Chess LP 6025/6 (#4)
Bullet Hero CD 002 (#6)
      Pertinent Chill Bumps
Jackie Cannon
Label shot
(from 45)
U-11283 Bullet Bear Family CD 16123 (#27)
1817  1962/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Downing, Big Al Borderline The Story Of My Life
"Big" Al Downing
Label shot
U-11520 Bullet Jumble LP 1111 (#7)
      Non-pertinent I'd Love To Be Loved
"Big" Al Downing
Label shot
U-11521  
1841  1962/Nov.
(Bb est.)
Morgan, Bill Pertinent I Need Your Love
Bill Morgan
Label shot
U-11983 GC-1001  
      No rating My Life
Bill Morgan
Label shot
U-11982 GC-1002  
1843  1962/Dec. 15
Bb c&w rev.
Donley, Jimmy No rating Think It Over
Jimmy Donley
Label shot
U-12022  
      No rating Forever Lilymae
Jimmy Donley
Label shot
U-12078  
4859  1954/Sept. 4
Bb c&w rev.
Jimmy & Johnny Non-pertinent If You Don't Somebody Else Will
Jimmy Lee And Johnny Mathis
Label shot
(from 45)
U-7672 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#30)
Bullet Chess LP 6025/6 (#7)
      No rating I'm Beginning To Remember
Jimmy Lee And Johnny Mathis
Label shot
U-7671 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#31)
4859  1954/Sept. 4
Bb c&w rev.
Jimmy & Johnny No rating If You Don't Somebody Else Will
Jimmy & Johnny
Label shot
U-7672  
      No rating I'm Beginning To Remember
Jimmy & Johnny
Label shot
U-7671  
4862  1955/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Jimmy & Johnny No rating Can't You-Won't You
Jimmy Lee & Johnny Mathis
Label shot
(from 45)
7713 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#7)
      No rating The Fun Is Over
Jimmy Lee & Johnny Mathis
Label shot
7714 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#8)
4863  1955/Apr. 9
Bb c&w rev.
Jimmy Lee & Wayne Walker Pertinent Love Me
Jimmy Lee And Wayne Walker
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 16123)
7769 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#33)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16123 (#10)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6007 (#57)
Bullet Bop-A-Rama LP 004 (#1)
Bullet CRH LP 6 (#5)
Bullet Chess LP 6025/6 (#27)
Bullet Chess LP 9173 (#19)
Bullet Chess (England) LP 9124 213 (#10)
Bullet Detour LP 204 (#17)
Bullet El Toro CD 1010 (#17)
Bullet Folkline CD 164 (#14)
Bullet Luxel CD 7102 (#9)
Bullet Mustang CD 5 (#9)
Bullet Presto CD 10 (#38)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#99)
Bullet Vogue LP 522016 (#19)
Bullet Vogue CD 670076 (#19)
      Non-pertinent Lips That Kiss So Sweetly
Jimmy Lee And Wayne Walker
Label shot
(from 45)
7768 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#32)
4863  1955/Apr.
(Bb est.)
Jimmy Lee & Wayne Walker Pertinent Love Me
Jimmy Lee And Wayne Walker
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 15771)
7769 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#10)
Bullet El Toro CD 1010 (#33)
      No rating Lips That Kiss So Sweetly
Jimmy Lee And Wayne Walker
Label shot
(from 45)
7768 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#11)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1973Checker (England) 6467 301LPOh Susie Q: The Best Of Dale Hawkins, Vol. 1
Puritan (United States) 3003LPGreat Original Recordings / Frank Floyd
1974NPR (Germany) 7304LPArchive Series, Vol. 4
1975Collector (Netherlands) CLS 2304LPSuper Rock 'a' Billy
1976Bopcat (Netherlands) 400LPGoin' Back To Memphis
Charly (England) CR 30101LPSun - The Roots Of Rock, Vol. 1: Catalyst
1978Chess (England) (England) 9124 213LPChess Rockabillies
1979Jewel (United States) JRC- 917LPRock And Roll Memories / Rusty York
197?Chess (U.S.) (United States) 1429LPOh! Suzy-Q / Dale Hawkins
1980Charly (England) Box 100LPThe Sun Box
Crown (United States) 56- 100LPRock, Rock, Rock, Vol. 1
1982Chess (England) (England) CXMP 2002LPRhythm & Rock
1985Chess PLP- 6025/6LPJust Go Wild And Boppin'
1987Cornball # 1958LPShake, Shake, Shake It Baby: Sin Alley, Vol. 3
Hi (England) (England) DHI UK LP 434LPHi Records: The Early Years
1988Detour (England) 204LPChess Rockabillies
1990Bark Log (England) 1LPCountry Hicks, Vol. 1
Charly/Instant (England) INS 5039CDThe Sun Story, Vol. 1: Sunrise
1991Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156503CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 3
1992Hi (England) (England) HIUK 127CDHi Records: The Early Years
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5712CDOh! Suzie-Q / Dale Hawkins
Club (Spain) 006LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 6
MCA (Germany) (Germany) 30693CDOh! Suzy-Q / Dale Hawkins
1994Rhino (United States) DRC3- 1211CDThe Sun Records Collection
Vogue 670076CDChess Rockabillies
1995Bark Log (England) CD 1CDCountry Hicks
Chess (U.S.) (United States) CHD- 9356CDOh! Suzy-Q: The Best Of Dale Hawkins
Eagle (Germany) EA-R 90207CDCool Off Baby
Hero 002CDShaggerman Rock & Roll, Vol. 2
Vladimir Twist VTR 6902LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 2
1996Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 009LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 9
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4433CDAutomatic Bop, Vol. 1
Lucky (England) CDLR 801CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 1
Lucky (England) CDLR 802CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 2
Vladimir Twist VTR 6906LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 6
Vladimir Twist VTR 6909LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 9
1997Hip-O HIPD- 40128CDRockabilly Essentials
Lucky (England) CDLR 601CDRock Rock-Ola
1998Ace (England) 693CDRock & Roll Tornado / Dale Hawkins
MCA (Japan) (Japan) MVCE 22017CDChess 50th Anniversary Rock & Roll Collection
2000Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16123CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 10 (Chess Records)
Bop-A-Rama (England) Bop- 004LPBig Noise From The Planet Bop, Vol. 4
Lotus (Italy) [1]CDThe Best Of Sun, Vol. 1
2002Ace (England) CDCHD 850CDThe Golden Age Of American Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 10
Charly (England) SNAJ 713CDThe Sun Records Story
2006Proper (England) PROPERBOX 103CDFrom Boppin' Hillbilly To Red Hot Rockabilly
2007Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16826CDDale Rocks / Dale Hawkins
El Toro (Spain) ETCD 1010CDReal Cool Cats: Texas Rockabilly 1955
2008Pan American (Switzerland) 56031CDHigh Heels
Proper PROPERBOX 143CDRockin' Memphis
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1145CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 2
2009Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55192CDDesperate Dolls
GVC 2003CDWindy City Bop: Chicago Rockabilly (1954-58)
2011Classics (Sweden) CD 733CDThe Elvis Sound
2013Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 173CDRockin' Bones
year?Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15771CDIf You Don't Somebody Else Will / Jimmy & Johnny
Big Tone (England) BTCD 6007CDChess Rhythm 'N' Bop
Blend (Belgium) BLR 82017LPRock & Roll Collection, Vol. 17
Bop BOP- 010CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 10
CRH R- 6LPRockabilly Duos
Canadian RI- 4530CDRare Instrumentals, Vol. 30
Chess CH 9173LPChess Rockabillies: Just Go Wild Over Rock & Roll
Fed (Sweden) 04CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 4
Folkline (England) 274- 164CDGo Kat Go!, Vol. 3
Jumble 1111LPBig Al Downing And The Poe-Kats
Luxel MAS 7102CDRockabilly Hoodlums, v. 2
Memphis 7033CDThey Thought They Were Elvis: Vocal Clones, Vol. 1
Mustang MUST 5CDBig Boy Rock
Mustang MUST 6CDSaturday Jump
Mustang MUST 9CDReal Gone Daddy
Pan American (Switzerland) 56002CDLove My Baby
Pan American (Switzerland) 56004CDTwo Timin' Woman
Presto Vol. 3CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 3
Presto Vol. 6CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 6
Presto Vol. 8CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 8
Presto Vol. 10CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 10
Rocket 88 (Australia) RLP 5002LPRiot In Cell Block 9
Sleazy RAB 05CDRockabilly Race: 25 Pure Rockabilly Tracks, Vol. 5
Vogue 522016LPOriginal Rock & Roll Classics


Acknowledgments:  Both Sides Now, Jerry C., CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Marc Coulavin, Udo Frank, Andy Gallagher, Bernd Hermoneit, Tom Krajina, Bernd Kratochwil, Tom Lincoln, Gerd Miller, Michel Proost, R&B Indies, Tomohiro Sakamoto, Spade@t-online.de, Perica Sucevic, Gene Summers, Steve Weiner, Peter van Wilsem, Bjorn Witlox, Jos Wouters, highnumbers


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