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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 Song sample The Shape You Left Me In [alt. vers.] — Gene Simmons   Bullet Chess LP 6025/6 (#28)
Bullet Chess (England) LP 9124 213 (#18)
 916   
 
Hawkins, Dale No rating Label shot Class Cutter — Dale Hawkins 9225  
      No rating Label shot Lonely Nights — Dale Hawkins 9224  
LP-1429  Cover shot
Oh! Suzy-Q [mono]
1958
(BSN est.)
Hawkins, Dale No rating Label shot Suzie Q — Dale Hawkins 8675  
      No rating Don't Treat Me This Way — Dale Hawkins 8675  
      Pertinent Song sample Juanita — Dale Hawkins 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 Song sample Heaven — Dale Hawkins 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 Label shot Baby, Baby — Dale Hawkins 8676  
      No rating Mrs. Mergritory's Daughter — Dale Hawkins   Bullet Bear Family CD 16826 (#7)
      No rating Take My Heart — Dale Hawkins    
      Pertinent Song sample Wild Wild World — Dale Hawkins   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 Song sample Swamp Root — Harmonica Frank 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 Label shot Step It Up And Go — Harmonica Frank U-82 Bullet Proper CD 143 (#36)
Bullet Puritan LP 3003 (#2)
 1475   
 
Floyd, Frank Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Swamp Root — Harmonica Frank 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 Label shot Howlin' Tomcat — Harmonica Frank 1504A Bullet Charly CD 713 (#3)
Bullet Puritan LP 3003 (#4)
Bullet Puritan LP 3003 (#9)
 1650  1957/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Sisco, Bobby Pertinent Label shot Song sample Go, Go, Go — Bobby Sisco 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 Label shot Song sample Tall, Dark & Handsome Man — Bobby Sisco 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 Label shot Song sample Cool Off Baby — Billy Barrix 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 Label shot Song sample Almost — Billy Barrix 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 Label shot Song sample Rock A Bye Rock — Bette Laine 8495 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55192 (#24)
      No rating Label shot A Broken Heart — Bette Laine 8494  
 1673  1957/Nov. 4
Bb c&w rev.
Dean, Bobby Borderline Label shot Song sample Dime Store Pony Tail — Bobby Dean 8493 Bullet Big Tone CD 6007 (#44)
Bullet Blend LP 82017 (#11)
Bullet Pan American CD 56031 (#10)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample Just Go Wild Over Rock And Roll — Bobby Dean 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 Label shot Talk About The Girl — Terry & The Pirates 8792  
      No rating What Did He Say — Terry & The Pirates    
 1710  1959/Jan. 26
Bb pop rev.
Dean, Bobby No rating Label shot Go Mr. Dillon — Bobby Dean 8705 Bullet Big Tone CD 6007 (#34)
      No rating Label shot I'Am Ready — Bobby Dean 9110  
 1720  1959/Mar. 9
Bb pop rev.
Brannon, Linda Pertinent Label shot Song sample Just Another Lie — Linda Brannon MS-129  
      Non-pertinent Label shot Wherever You Are — Linda Brannon MS-130  
 1723  1959/Mar. 30
Bb pop rev.
Jet Tones Pertinent Label shot Song sample Jet Tone Boogie – (instr.) — Jet Tones 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 Label shot Song sample Kansas City — Rocky Olson 9270  
 1730  1959/June 22
Bb pop rev.
York, Rusty Pertinent Label shot Song sample Sugaree — Rusty York 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 Label shot Red Rooster – (instr.) — Rusty York U-9528 Bullet Canadian CD 4530 (#23)
 1757  1960/June
(Bb est.)
Galaxies Pertinent Label shot Song sample This Rock And Roll — Galaxies 10083 Bullet Collector CD 4433 (#13)
Bullet Cornball LP 1958 (#15)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample 6:15 — Galaxies 10084 Bullet Collector CD 4433 (#12)
 1773  1960/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Bradley, James No rating Label shot Lonely — James Bradley And The Caravells With Bill Smith Combo 10546  
      No rating Label shot Heartbreak Hotel – (instr.) — Bill Smith Combo 10545  
 1780  1961/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Smith, Bill No rating Label shot Raunchy — Bill Smith Combo U-10620  
      No rating Label shot Loco — Bill Smith Combo U-10615  
 1807  1961/Nov. 20
Bb pop rev.
Cannon, Jackie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Proof Of Your Love — Jackie Cannon U-11282 Bullet Big Tone CD 6007 (#42)
Bullet Chess LP 6025/6 (#4)
Bullet Hero CD 002 (#6)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Chill Bumps — Jackie Cannon U-11283 Bullet Bear Family CD 16123 (#27)
 1817  1962/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Downing, Big Al Borderline Label shot The Story Of My Life — "Big" Al Downing U-11520 Bullet Jumble LP 1111 (#7)
      Non-pertinent Label shot I'd Love To Be Loved — "Big" Al Downing U-11521  
 1841  1962/Nov.
(Bb est.)
Morgan, Bill Pertinent Label shot I Need Your Love — Bill Morgan U-11983 GC-1001  
      No rating Label shot My Life — Bill Morgan U-11982 GC-1002  
 1843  1962/Dec. 15
Bb c&w rev.
Donley, Jimmy No rating Label shot Think It Over — Jimmy Donley U-12022  
      No rating Label shot Forever Lilymae — Jimmy Donley U-12078  
 4859  1954/Sept. 4
Bb c&w rev.
Jimmy & Johnny Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample If You Don't Somebody Else Will — Jimmy Lee And Johnny Mathis U-7672 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#30)
Bullet Chess LP 6025/6 (#7)
      No rating Label shot I'm Beginning To Remember — Jimmy Lee And Johnny Mathis U-7671 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#31)
 4859   
 
Jimmy & Johnny No rating Label shot If You Don't Somebody Else Will — Jimmy & Johnny U-7672  
      No rating Label shot I'm Beginning To Remember — Jimmy & Johnny U-7671  
 4862  1955/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Jimmy & Johnny No rating Label shot Song sample Can't You-Won't You — Jimmy Lee & Johnny Mathis 7713 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#7)
      No rating Label shot The Fun Is Over — Jimmy Lee & Johnny Mathis 7714 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#8)
 4863  1955/Apr. 9
Bb c&w rev.
Jimmy Lee & Wayne Walker Pertinent Label shot Song sample Love Me — Jimmy Lee And Wayne Walker 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 Label shot Song sample Lips That Kiss So Sweetly — Jimmy Lee And Wayne Walker 7768 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#32)
 4863  1955/Apr.
(Bb est.)
Jimmy Lee & Wayne Walker Pertinent Label shot Song sample Love Me — Jimmy Lee And Wayne Walker 7769 Bullet Bear Family CD 15771 (#10)
Bullet El Toro CD 1010 (#33)
      No rating Label shot Song sample Lips That Kiss So Sweetly — Jimmy Lee And Wayne Walker 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


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