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Crest (Calif.)

Hollywood, Calif.  [source: an original label)

A subsidiary of publisher American Music. Owned by Sylvester Cross. Discography in issue 13 (1976) of New Kommotion.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 1007  1955/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Wilson, Tom (Red) Pertinent Label shot Can You Bop? — Tom (Red) Wilson Z Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#3)
      No rating Song sample Hillbilly Parade — Tom (Red) Wilson    
 1007  1955/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Wilson, Tom (Red) Pertinent Can You Bop? — Ted (Red) Wilson And His Country Music Z Bullet Rockstar CD 017 (#4)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1002 (#8)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1011 (#4)
      Non-pertinent Hillbilly Parade — Ted (Red) Wilson And His Country Music Y Bullet Rockstar LP 1003 (#10)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1011 (#5)
45-1026  1956/July
(Bb est.)
Cochran, Eddie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Skinny Jim — Eddie Cochran Y 45-CM-100 Bullet Ace CD 237 (#1)
Bullet Ace LP 237 (#1)
Bullet Capitol (England) LP 1008 (#9)
Bullet Capitol (Netherlands) LP 9 (#9)
Bullet Capitol (U.S.) LP 12455 (#7)
Bullet Castle Music CD 1452 (#26)
Bullet Castle Pulse CD 355 (#3)
Bullet EMI Electrola LP 0148 (#9)
Bullet Hydra LP 7706 (#9)
Bullet Now Dig This CD 1042 (#21)
Bullet Pan American CD 56003 (#22)
Bullet Rave On LP 5001 (#10)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1197 (#4)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#2)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Half Loved — Eddie Cochran Z 45-CM-101 Bullet Ace CD 237 (#2)
Bullet Ace LP 237 (#2)
Bullet Castle Music CD 1452 (#28)
Bullet Hydra LP 7706 (#5)
Bullet Rave On LP 5001 (#11)
 1027  1956/Aug. 25
Bb c&w rev.
Davis, Gene Pertinent Label shot Song sample Let's Coast Awhile — Bo Davis Y Bullet Castle Music CD 1452 (#29)
Bullet Castle Pulse CD 355 (#12)
Bullet Rave On LP 5001 (#12)
Bullet Rockstar CD 017 (#10)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1002 (#15)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1003 (#3)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Drownin' All My Sorrows — Bo Davis Z Bullet GVC CD 2018 (#33)
Bullet Rave On LP 5001 (#13)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1011 (#6)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#20)
451029  1956/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Reeves, Tom Borderline Label shot Song sample Primitive Love — Tom Reeves Y:CM 106 Bullet Mr. Manicotti LP 343 (#14)
Bullet Pan American CD 56012 (#7)
Bullet Rockstar CD 017 (#3)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1003 (#13)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1011 (#8)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#7)
Bullet Zomboco CD 3 (#6)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample Baby I'm A Lonesome Cowboy — Tom Reeves Z:CM 107 Bullet Rockstar LP 1002 (#2)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1011 (#7)
45-1033  1957
(Bb est.)
Lewis, Jack Pertinent Label shot Song sample I.O.U. — Jack Lewis Z:CM 119 Bullet Castle Music CD 1452 (#33)
Bullet Eagle LP 307 (#7)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#13)
      Borderline Label shot Someone To Love Me — Jack Lewis Y:CM 118  
45-1038 
(pressed by Monarch)
1958/Mar. 24
Bb pop rev.
Tall, Tom Pertinent Label shot Song sample Stack-A-Records — Tom Tall And His Tom Kats Y:CM 1001 Δ20768 Bullet Bear Family CD 16788 (#9)
Bullet Castle Pulse CD 355 (#14)
Bullet Chief CD 1156504 (#9)
Bullet Eagle LP 302 (#9)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 142 (#27)
Bullet Folkline CD 164 (#21)
Bullet Lucky CD 812 (#24)
Bullet Rhino CD 73346 (#53)
Bullet Rockstar CD 017 (#1)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1002 (#1)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1011 (#14)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1197 (#20)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#4)
Bullet Zomboco CD 3 (#8)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Mary Jo — Tom Tall And His Tom Kats Z:CM 1002 Δ20768 Bullet Yeaah! CD 508 (#4)
45-1039  1958/Mar. 24
Bb c&w rev.
Sanders, Hank Pertinent Label shot Song sample Been Gone A Long Time — Hank Sanders Y:CM 1003 Bullet Rockstar CD 017 (#11)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1003 (#9)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1011 (#19)
Bullet Wendi LP 00009 (#4)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#5)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample How Much-How Much (I Love You) — Hank Sanders Z:CM 1004 Bullet Rockstar LP 1002 (#7)
45-1040  1958/Apr. 21
Bb pop rev.
Skidmore, Bill Borderline Label shot Song sample I'm Out Of My Mind (Yea-Yea) — Bill Skidmore III Y:CM 1005 Bullet Rockstar LP 1011 (#3)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Date Bait — Bill Skidmore III Y:CM 1006 Bullet Big H LP 79102 (#1)
Bullet Castle Pulse CD 355 (#2)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2024 (#4)
Bullet Folkline CD 164 (#19)
Bullet Mustang CD 18 (#31)
Bullet Rockstar CD 017 (#12)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#23)
45-1043  1958/May 19
Bb pop rev.
Cooper, Marty No rating Song sample Can't Walk 'Em Off — Marty Cooper   Bullet Rockstar LP 1003 (#15)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#19)
      No rating Label shot You Bet Your Little Life — Marty Cooper Z-CM 1008  
45-1044  1958/May 5
Bb pop rev.
Skylar, Norm Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock 'N' Roll Blues — Norm Skylar Z:CM 1014 Bullet Eagle LP 305 (#4)
Bullet Out Of Time LP 8011 (#1)
Bullet Rockstar CD 017 (#7)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1002 (#13)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1011 (#9)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#10)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Night Shift — Norm Skylar Y:CM 1013 Bullet Rockstar LP 1003 (#14)
45-1047 
(pressed by Monarch)
1958/June 16
Bb pop rev.
Garrison, Glen Pertinent Label shot Song sample Lovin' Lorene — Glen Garrison And The Note Kings Y:CM 1021 Δ22337 Bullet Castle Pulse CD 355 (#4)
Bullet Chief CD 1156510 (#27)
Bullet Eagle LP 305 (#11)
Bullet Mustang CD 18 (#28)
Bullet Rockstar CD 017 (#8)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1002 (#9)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1011 (#11)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#9)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample You're My Darlin' — Glen Garrison And The Note Kings Z:CM 1022 Δ22338 Bullet Eagle LP 305 (#6)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1003 (#2)
45-1051  1958/Aug. 4
Bb pop rev.
Carson, Don Borderline Label shot Song sample Three Carburetors — Don Carson And The Whirlaways Z:CM 1031 Bullet Blast Fire LP 2LP (#16)
Bullet Rockstar CD 017 (#15)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1011 (#15)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#27)
Bullet Zomboco CD 3 (#9)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) — Don Carson And The Whirlaways Y:CM 1030  
45-1052 
(pressed by Monarch)
1958/Oct. 13
Bb pop rev.
Tall, Tom Pertinent Label shot Song sample To Be Alone — Tom Tall Y:CM 1034 Δ24689  
      Borderline Label shot High School Love — Tom Tall Z:CM 1035 Δ24690  
45-1053 
(pressed by Monarch)
1958/Oct. 13
Bb pop rev.
Casanova, Tony Pertinent Label shot Song sample Yea! Yea! Come Another Day — Tony Casanova Z:CM 1037 Δ24838 Bullet B-Sharp LP 6/19 (#5)
Bullet B-Sharp CD 6/32 (#19)
Bullet Rockstar CD 017 (#9)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1003 (#5)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1011 (#18)
Bullet Teenage Heaven LP 376 (#10)
Bullet Vee-Tone CD 2018 (#12)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#22)
      Pertinent Label shot The Grave — Tony Casanova Y:CM 1036 Δ24837 Bullet B-Sharp LP 6/18 (#4)
Bullet B-Sharp CD 6/32 (#4)
Bullet Flame LP 016 (#9)
Bullet Lesley CD 4 (#6)
Bullet Trailer Park CD 005 (#13)
45-1055 
(pressed by Monarch)
1958/Dec. 22
Bb pop rev.
Law, Tommy Borderline Label shot Song sample Cool Juice — Tommy Law With King Richard And The Dukes Z:CM 1039 Δ25766 Bullet Fed CD 05 (#2)
Bullet Rockstar CD 017 (#26)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#25)
      No rating Label shot I Feel So Fine — Tommy Law With King Richard And The Dukes Y:CM 1038 Δ25767  
45-1057 
(pressed by Monarch)
 
 
Dee, Tommy Borderline Label shot Three Stars — Tommy Dee With Carol Kay And The Teen-Aires Y:CM 1042 Δ27403 Bullet Rockstar CD 017 (#23)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1002 (#16)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1011 (#12)
Bullet Silhouette Music LP 10003 (#6)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#30)
      Non-pertinent Label shot I'll Never Change — Carol Kay And The Teen-Aires Z:CM 1043 Δ27404  
45-1057 
(pressed by Monarch)
1959/Mar. 2
Bb pop rev.
Dee, Tommy No rating Label shot Three Stars — Tommy Dee With Teen Tones And Orchestra Y:CM 1042 Δ27403  
      No rating Label shot I'll Never Change — Teen Tones Z:CM 1043 Δ27404  
45-1065  1959/Oct. 12
Bb pop rev.
Caraway, Bobby & Terry Pertinent Label shot Song sample Ballin' Keen — Bobby & Terry Caraway And The Rockats Y:CM 1058 Bullet Castle Pulse CD 355 (#15)
Bullet Chief CD 1156510 (#18)
Bullet Collector LP 1016 (#13)
Bullet Flesh Den CD 6902 (#5)
Bullet Lucky CD 806 (#22)
Bullet Rhino CD 73346 (#61)
Bullet Rockstar CD 017 (#2)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1003 (#1)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1011 (#2)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#14)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample Sweet Lies — Bobby & Terry Caraway And The Rockats Z:CM 1059 Bullet Lesley CD 3 (#24)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1002 (#12)
45-1084  1961/July
(Bb est.)
Blair, Ronnie No rating Twenty One — Ronnie Blair   Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1001 (#6)
      No rating Label shot A Tear In My Eye — Ronnie Blair Z:CM 1097  
45-1085  1961/Aug. 28
Bb pop rev.
Bowen, Jimmy Borderline Song sample Somebody To Love — Jimmy Bowen CM-1098 Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1003 (#15)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1002 (#11)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#6)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample Don't Drop It — Jimmy Bowen CM-1099 Bullet Rockstar LP 1003 (#7)
45-1086  1961/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Denton, Bob Pertinent Label shot Song sample Thinkin' About You — Bob Denton CM-1101 Bullet Chief CD 1156505 (#4)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1002 (#5)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Pretty Little Devil — Bob Denton CM-1100 Bullet Castle Music CD 1452 (#36)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1003 (#11)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#15)
45-1087  1961/Oct. 2
Bb pop rev.
Campbell, Glenn Borderline Label shot Song sample Brenda — Glen Campbell Z:CM-2001 Bullet Caravan CD 200201 (#25)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Turn Around, Look At Me — Glen Campbell Y:CM-2000 Bullet Rockstar CD 017 (#19)
45-1088  1961/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Campbell, Glenn Borderline Label shot Song sample Buzz Saw Twist – (instr.) — The Gee Cees Y:CM 1102 E-8288 Bullet Bop CD 010 (#22)
Bullet Castle Pulse CD 355 (#23)
Bullet Rockstar CD 017 (#16)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1002 (#6)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#8)
      No rating Song sample Annie Had A Party — The Gee Cees Z:CM 1103 Bullet Rave On LP 5001 (#7)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1003 (#8)
45-1088  1961/Oct. 30
Bb pop rev.
Campbell, Glenn No rating Label shot Buzz Saw — The Gee Cees Y:CM 1102  
      No rating Label shot Annie Had A Party – (instr.) — The Gee Cees Z:CM 1103  
45-1089  1961/Nov. 20
Bb c&w rev.
Bills, Dick Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rockin' And A Rollin' — Dick Bills CRM-45-1104 Bullet Lonely LP 2219 (#4)
Bullet Rockstar CD 017 (#17)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1003 (#16)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1011 (#16)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#18)
Bullet Zomboco CD 3 (#10)
      Pertinent Song sample From Here To No Where — Dick Bills CRM-45-1105  
45-1096  1961/Dec. 4
Bb pop rev.
Campbell, Glenn No rating Label shot Once More — Glen Campbell CM-1122  
      No rating Label shot The Miracle Of Love — Glen Campbell CM-1121  
45-1097  1962/Mar. 24
Bb c&w rev.
Chevalier, Jay No rating Label shot Check Out Time — Jay Chevalier With The Features CM-1124 Bullet Hydra CD 27123 (#16)
Bullet Rockstar CD 017 (#21)
      No rating Label shot It Doesn't Matter — Jay Chevalier CM-1125 Bullet Hydra CD 27123 (#10)
45-1101  1962/Apr. 7
Bb pop rev.
Capehart, Jerry No rating Label shot Song sample Song Of New Orleans – (instr.) — Jerry Capehart CM-1128 Bullet Castle Music CD 1452 (#39)
      No rating Label shot Theme For The Young And The Blue — Jerry Capehart CM-1129 Bullet Rave On LP 5001 (#14)
45-1102  1962/May 12
Bb pop rev.
Flowers, Vancie No rating Label shot Song sample Wet Back — Vancie Flowers CM 1036 Bullet Mr. Manicotti LP 341 (#17)
Bullet Trailer Park CD 002 (#11)
      No rating Label shot Slave Chain — Vancie Flowers CM 1037  
45-1105  1962/May 26
Bb pop rev.
Baugh, Phil No rating Label shot Bumble Twist – (instr.) — Phil Baugh CM 1143 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55164 (#4)
Bullet Castle Pulse CD 355 (#53)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1011 (#10)
Bullet Yellow CD 306652 (#24)
      No rating Label shot Moon Magic — Phil Baugh CM 1142  

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1973Collector (Netherlands) CL 1016LPHave Some Real Sound, Have Some Rock And Roll
1976Eagle (Germany) 302LPStack-A-Records
Teenage Heaven (United States?) TH 376LPCountry Rockers, Vol. 2 - Shot Gun Boogie
1978Eagle (Germany) 305LPBoppin Guitars
Rave On (France) 5001LPEddie Cochran -- The Crest Sessions
1979Big H 79102LPVintage Rock 'N' Roll Collector's Items, Vol. 2
Eagle (Germany) 307LPChicken Rock, Vol. 4: Rumble Rock
Lonely (France) 2219LPLet's Go Rockabilly
1980Out Of Time (Belgium?) 8011LPRockin' The Bop, Vol. 1
Rockstar (England) 1002LPThe Best Of Crest Records, Vol. 1: Can You Bop?
Silhouette Music (United States) SM 10003LPThe Day The Music Died
Wendi (Australia) LP 00009LPVoo Doo Voo Doo
1981Rockstar (England) 1003LPThe Best Of Crest Records, Vol. 2: Rockin' And A Rollin'
1982Capitol (England) (England) CGB 1008LPLet's Have A Party
Capitol (Netherlands) (Netherlands) SET 9LPLet's Have A Party
1985Capitol (U.S.) (United States) SQ- 12455LPLet's Have A Party
1986Rockstar (England) RSRLP- 1011LPSpotlight On Crest Records
1987Hydra (Germany) BLK 7706LPEddie Cochran Record Date
1988Ace (England) CHA 237LPEddie Cochran: The Early Years
Esoldun (France) RR 2024LPHot Boppin Cats
1991Blast Fire (United States) 2LPLPChrome, Smoke & Fire: A Compilation Of Hot Rod Music By Robt. Williams
Juke Box Saturday Night (Italy) JBSN 1001LPRock 'N' Roll Fever, Vol. 1
Juke Box Saturday Night (Italy) JBSN 1003LPRock 'N' Roll Fever, Vol. 3
1992Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156504CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 4
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156505CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 5
1993Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156510CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 10
1994Flame (England) 016LPDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 16
1995Flesh Den (England) 6902CDRock 'N' Roll Orgy, Vol. 2
1996Lucky (England) CDLR 806CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 6
Mr. Manicotti (Canada) MM 343LPThe Big Itch, Vol. 4
1997Lucky (England) CDLR 812CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 12
1999Rockstar (England) RSRCD 017CDThe Crest Records Story: Talk About A Party!
2003Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55164CDStrictly Instrumental, Vol. 7
2004Hydra (Germany) BCK 27123CDRocking Country Sides / Jay Chevalier
Now Dig This (England) CMFCD 1042CDWell, Now Dig This
2006Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16788CDOne More Record Please
Rhino (United States) 73346CDRockin' Bones: '50s Punk & Rockabilly
2007Castle Music (England) CMXBX 1452CDEddie Cochran - Guitar Picker: Rare Recordings, 1954-1960
2008B-Sharp (Germany) 6/19LPNasty Rockabilly, Vol. 14
B-Sharp (Germany) 6/18LPNasty Rockabilly, Vol. 13
GVC 2018CDHollywood Hep Cats
2009Yellow (Germany) SPV 306652CDThe Best Of Crest Records: Rockin' & Rollin
2012Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 142CDTexas Tornados: Rock 'N' Roll From The Lone Star State
year?Ace (England) CDCH 237CDEddie Cochran: The Early Years
B-Sharp 6/32CDNasty Rockabilly, CD 7
Bop BOP- 010CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 10
Caravan (Germany) CAR 200201CDTop Teen Time, Vol. 1
Castle Pulse (England) PBXCD 355CDRock Baby Rock It: Record Hop Rock And Roll
EMI Electrola (Netherlands) LC 0148LPLet's Have A Party: The Rockabilly Influence, 1950-1960
Fed (Norway) 05CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 5
Folkline (England) 274- 164CDGo Kat Go!, Vol. 3
Lesley LESCD 3CDThe Lost Story Of The Rock-A-Ballad, Vol. 2
Lesley LESCD 4CDThe Lost Story Of The Rock-A-Ballad, Vol. 3
Mr. Manicotti (Canada) MM 341LPThe Big Itch, Vol. 3
Mustang MUST 18CDRockin' Too Much
Pan American (Switzerland) 56003CDTeenage Queen
Pan American (Switzerland) 56012CDPrimitive Love
Smith & Co. SCCD 1197CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 4
Trailer Park TPCD- 002CDTwisted Tales From The Vinyl Wasteland, Vol. 2: Demented Rock & Roll
Trailer Park TPCD- 005CDTwisted Tales From The Vinyl Wasteland, Vol. 5: Last Kiss Of The Drunken Drive
Vee-Tone VTRCD 2018CDWild Streak, Vol. 1: 50 Frenzied Rock 'N' Roll Delinquents
Yeaah! CD 508CDTeen Town USA, Vol. 8
Zomboco (United States) 3CDReal Rare Rockabilly, Vol. 3


Acknowledgments:  David Anderson, CMF Library, Malcolm Chapman, Stephane Chatain, Bill Davis, Will Derrington, Udo Frank, Derek Hamilton, Rob Karman, Adam Komorowski, Kurt Krauter, Tom Lincoln, Bryce Martin, Gerd Miller, Lasse Olander, Antoon van Olderen, Michel Proost, RecordMaster, Rockabilly Record Guide, Perica Sucevic, Joe Wajgel, Peter van Wilsem, highnumbers


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