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4 Star (Calif.)

Pasadena, Calif.  [source: Billboard directory)

1630 gives a location of Hollywood, Calif. Numbers below 1000 were promotional releases.
In addition to issuing commercial records of their own, 4 Star also offered a custom pressing service for artists who wanted to produce their own records.This was known as the OP ("Other People's") series.
OP labels are identified in their own listings.
Three-part ET discography in issues 1-3 (1982-1983) of Roll Street Journal.
Feature article and discography on the OP series inissue 86 (2000) of American Music Magazine.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
X-11   
 
Wills, Billy Jack Borderline Label shot Song sample Roped And Tied — Billy Jack Wills And His Western Swing Band / Vocal By Billy Jack Wills 4049 Bullet Lenox CD 1016 (#9)
Bullet Orbit CD 5907 (#9)
Bullet TRG CD 505 105 (#27)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample Water Baby Boogie – (instr.) — Billy Jack Wills And His Western Swing Band 4045 Bullet Lenox CD 1016 (#10)
Bullet Orbit CD 5907 (#10)
X-18   
 
Wills, Billy Jack Borderline Label shot Song sample Tobacco Chewing Boogie — Billy Jack Wills And His Western Swing Band / Vocal By Billy Jack Wills 4077  
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Lilly Dale — Billy Jack Wills And His Western Swing Band / Vocal By Billy Jack Wills 4075  
EP-22   
 
Lile, Bobby No rating Label shot No One — Bobby Lile B  
      No rating Too Many Secrets — Bobby Lile B Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#11)
      No rating Label shot Then You'll Know — Bobby Lile A  
      No rating Money Talks — Bobby Lile A  
EP-25   
 
Cline, Patsy Pertinent Stop The World (And Let Me Off) — Patsy Cline B  
      Borderline Then You'll Know — Patsy Cline B  
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample I Don't Wanta — Patsy Cline A Bullet Demand LP 2045 (#3)
Bullet MSIF CD 2129 (#3)
Bullet [label?] CD 662070 (#4)
      Non-pertinent Too Many Secrets — Patsy Cline A Bullet Bear Family CD 16781 (#10)
Bullet MCA CD 1440 (#6)
Bullet MSIF CD 2129 (#8)
Bullet [label?] CD 662070 (#20)
EP-26   
 
Masters, Sammy Pertinent Label shot Stop The World (And Let Me Off) — Sammy Masters A  
      Pertinent Song sample Pink Cadillac — Sammy Masters A  
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample A Wonderful Time Up There — Sammy Masters B  
      Non-pertinent Tall Grows The Sycamores — Sammy Masters B  
AP-27  1958/Mar.
BMI clear.
Tyler, T. Texas Pertinent Label shot Song sample Let The Teardrops Fall — T. Texas Tyler A  
      Non-pertinent Label shot Confined — T. Texas Tyler B  
AP-28  1958/Mar.
BMI clear.
Brown, Gene Pertinent Label shot Song sample Big Door — Gene Brown A  
      Non-pertinent Label shot Playing With My Heart — Gene Brown B  
EP-29  1958
(BMI est.)
Miller Brothers Pertinent Label shot Song sample Loco Choo Choo — The Miller Brothers & Their String Band / Vocal By Jimmy McGraw A  
      Non-pertinent Ramblin' Round – (instr.) — The Miller Brothers & Their String Band / Vocal By Jimmy McGraw A Bullet Collector CD 2853 (#25)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample I Wanta Big Kiss (From A Little Miss) — The Miller Brothers / Vocal By Smiley Weaver B Bullet Collector CD 2853 (#3)
Bullet White Label LP 2813 (#3)
      Non-pertinent Travelin' – (instr.) — The Miller Brothers / Vocal By Smiley Weaver B  
EP-31  1958
(BMI est.)
Cline, Patsy Pertinent Label shot Let The Tear Drops Fall — Patsy Cline B  
      Pertinent Don't Ever Leave Me Again — Patsy Cline B Bullet Bear Family CD 16781 (#20)
Bullet Demand LP 2045 (#6)
Bullet MCA CD 1440 (#9)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Just Out Of Reach — Patsy Cline A Bullet MCA CD 1440 (#5)
Bullet [label?] CD 662070 (#5)
      Non-pertinent Come On In — Patsy Cline A  
EP-32  1958
(BMI est.)
Miller Brothers No rating Riff Raff — The Miller Brothers B  
      No rating Send Me The Pillow (You Dream On) — The Miller Brothers B  
      No rating Bumming Around — The Miller Brothers A  
      No rating Stroll Along — The Miller Brothers A Bullet Collector CD 2853 (#27)
EP-34-C 1958
(BMI est.)
Belew, Carl No rating Label shot Song sample 24 Hour Night — Carl Belew A  
      No rating Stop The World (And Let Me Off) — Carl Belew A  
      No rating Label shot Everytime I'm Kissin' You — Carl Belew B  
      No rating Lonely Street — Carl Belew B  
EP-35-C 1958/Sept.
BMI clear.
Tyler, T. Texas Pertinent Label shot Song sample Let The Teardrops Fall — T. Texas Tyler A  
      Pertinent Song sample Shake Em Up Rock — T. Texas Tyler A Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#27)
Bullet Fantasic Voyage CD 141 (#47)
Bullet Flame LP 016 (#6)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Confined — T. Texas Tyler B  
      Non-pertinent Go On And Sweep Around Me — T. Texas Tyler B  
EP-42  1959
(est.)
Cline, Patsy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Gotta Lot Of Rhythm In My Soul — Patsy Cline A  
      Borderline Song sample I'm Blue Again — Patsy Cline A  
      Non-pertinent Label shot No Regrets — Carl Belew B  
      Pertinent Cool Gator Shoes — Carl Belew B Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#16)
AP-44   
 
Belew, Carl No rating Label shot My Baby's Not Here (In Town Tonight) — Carl Belew B  
      No rating Label shot The End Of Time — Carl Belew A  
P-107  1955/Jan.
BMI clear.
Scott, Tommy No rating Song sample Dance With Her Henry — Tommy Scott 6774 Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#23)
Bullet Collector CD 2854 (#26)
Bullet Pan American CD 56008 (#5)
Bullet White Label LP 8903 (#4)
      No rating Song sample Jumpin' From 6 To 6 — Tommy Scott 6775 Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#29)
Bullet Collector CD 2854 (#27)
Bullet Pan American CD 56022 (#4)
Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6911 (#10)
Bullet White Label LP 8903 (#5)
P-111  1955/May
BMI clear.
Scott, Tommy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Dig Me Little Mama — Tommy Scott And His Ramblers / Vocal, Tex Harper 6776 Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#14)
Bullet Club PR LP 005 (#18)
Bullet Lucky CD 803 (#16)
Bullet Lucky CD 810 (#23)
Bullet Mustang CD [19?] (#30)
Bullet Mustang CD 8 (#29)
Bullet Presto CD 4 (#33)
Bullet Sleazy CD 03 (#13)
Bullet White Label LP 8903 (#1)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Cat Music — Tommy Scott And His Ramblers / Vocal, Tex Harper 6777 Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#8)
Bullet Collector CD 2854 (#25)
Bullet Mustang CD 16 (#5)
Bullet Presto CD 9 (#1)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#27)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#33)
Bullet Rev-Ola Bandstand CD 129 (#20)
Bullet White Label LP 8903 (#3)
ED-138   
 
Cline, Patsy No rating Song sample Stop Look And Listen — Patsy Cline B Bullet Emusic/JSP MP 11565486 (#7)
Bullet JSP CD 6201 (#7)
      No rating Song sample Some Like It Hot — Sammy Masters B  
      No rating Song sample Patty Cake Man — Eddie Miller / Vocal By Jimmie McGraw B  
      No rating Song sample Hey Pretty Baby — The Miller Bros. / Vocal By Lee Miller B  
      No rating I've Loved And Lost Again — Patsy Cline A  
      No rating Song sample Pink Cadillac — Sammy Masters A  
      No rating Song sample You Walked Away — Eddie Miller / Vocal By Jimmie McGraw A  
      No rating Song sample Who's Gonna Know — The Miller Bros. / Vocal By Billy Thompson A  
EPF-501   
 
Willet, Slim No rating Label shot Song sample Come Sundown — Slim Willet & His Hired Hands A Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#13)
Bullet Cactus CD 5001 (#3)
Bullet Orbit CD 5914 (#21)
      No rating Song sample I Might Confess — Slim Willet & His Hired Hands A  
      No rating Label shot Song sample If Winter Comes — Slim Willet & His Hired Hands B  
      No rating Song sample Do As I Do — Slim Willet & His Hired Hands    
 1022  1945/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Tyler, T. Texas No rating Label shot Song sample Beautiful Morning Glory — T. Texas Tyler And His Oklahoma Melody Boys V-151-ME Bullet Collector CD 2855 (#25)
Bullet Revival LP 4003 (#10)
      No rating Song sample Rough And Rocky — T. Texas Tyler And His Oklahoma Melody Boys V-153-ME Bullet Collector CD 2855 (#26)
 1114  1946/June 1
Bb c&w rev.
Tyler, T. Texas No rating Song sample Guitar Boogie Woogie – (instr.) — T. Texas Tyler And His Oklahoma Melody Boys   Bullet Blazon CD 2007 (#17)
Bullet Collector CD 2855 (#16)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2025 (#5)
      No rating Baby I Can't Sleep — T. Texas Tyler    
 1383  1949/Nov. 5
Bb c&w rev.
Tyler, T. Texas Non-pertinent Song sample My Bucket's Got A Hole In It — T. Texas Tyler   Bullet Lenox CD 1014 (#2)
Bullet White Label LP 2807 (#11)
      No rating Cry Baby Blues — T. Texas Tyler    
45-1447  1950/Mar. 25
Bb c&w rev.
Pierce, Webb Borderline Label shot Groovie Boogie Woogie Boy — Webb Pierce And His Southern Valley Boys 3581 Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#29)
Bullet Cactus CD 4 Star 1 (#21)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2014 (#8)
      Non-pertinent Label shot New Panhandle Rag — Webb Pierce And His Southern Valley Boys 3582  
45-1479  1950/June 24
Bb c&w rev.
Pierce, Webb No rating Georgia Rag — Webb Pierce   Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#30)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2014 (#9)
      No rating Boys I Saw Your Face In The Moon — Webb Pierce    
 1570  1951/Aug. 25
Bb c&w rev.
Maddox Brothers & Rose No rating Shimmy Shakin' Daddy — Maddox Brothers & Rose   Bullet Club LP 006 (#8)
      No rating No One Is Sweeter Than You — Maddox Brothers & Rose    
 1577  1951/Sept. 29
Bb c&w rev.
Maddox Brothers & Rose No rating South — Maddox Brothers & Rose   Bullet Cactus CD 4 Star 1 (#4)
Bullet Club LP 006 (#9)
      No rating Rock All Our Babies To Sleep — Maddox Brothers & Rose    
 1614  1952/Sept. 27
Bb c&w rev.
Willet, Slim Non-pertinent Hadacol Corners — Slim Willet With The Brush Cutters   Bullet White Label LP 2810 (#7)
      No rating Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes — Slim Willet With The Brush Cutters 6072 Bullet Orbit CD 5911 (#22)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 109 (#2)
45-1630  1953/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Davis Sisters No rating Label shot Jealous Love — The Davis Sisters With Roy Hall And His Cohutta Mountain Boys 6229  
      No rating Label shot Firecracker Stomp — Jimmie Lane 2093  
45-1637  1953/Apr. 11
Bb c&w rev.
Willet, Slim No rating Label shot The Red Rose — Slim Willet With His Hired Hands 6214 Bullet Mine LP 2001 (#6)
      No rating Label shot Live While You're Young (Dream While You're Old) — Slim Willet With His Hired Hands 6217  
45-1644  1953/Nov. 14
Bb c&w rev.
Hendon, R.D. Non-pertinent Blues Boogie – (instr.) — R.D. Hendon And His Western Jamboree Cowboys 6384 Bullet White Label LP 2802 (#16)
      Non-pertinent Ain't Got A Lick Of Sense — R.D. Hendon And His Western Jamboree Cowboys 6385 Bullet El Toro CD 102 (#19)
45-1648  1953/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Westmoreland, Paul No rating Label shot Song sample Howl And Prowl — Paul Westmoreland And His Band / Vocal By Paul And Jack Westmoreland 6454 Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#20)
      No rating No Tears Left — Paul Westmoreland    
45-1651  1954/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Westmoreland, Paul Borderline Label shot Song sample Hot Rod Rag — Paul Westmoreland 6491 Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#15)
Bullet Cactus CD 4 Star 1 (#24)
Bullet Car Club LP 001 (#11)
Bullet Jasmine CD 3575 (#22)
Bullet Presto CD [HR&C] (#3)
Bullet Revival LP 4001 (#4)
Bullet White Label LP 2816 (#9)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Caffeine And Nicotine — Paul Westmoreland 6456 Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#14)
Bullet Cactus CD 4 Star 1 (#2)
Bullet Orbit CD 5906 (#4)
Bullet Revival LP 4001 (#3)
Bullet White Label LP 2816 (#1)
 1683-45 1955/Nov.
(Bb est.)
Miller Brothers Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Tulsa Baby — The Miller Brothers / Vocal By Bill Taylor 6795 Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#9)
Bullet Cactus CD 4 Star 1 (#27)
Bullet Cactus CD 5003 (#15)
Bullet Collector CD 2853 (#15)
Bullet Orbit CD 5901 (#11)
Bullet White Label LP 2813 (#16)
      No rating As You Were Standing By My Side — The Miller Brothers    
 1693-45 1956/Apr. 28
Bb c&w rev.
Miller, Eddie Pertinent Song sample Patty Cake Man — Eddie Miller / Vocal By Jimmy McGraw 6864 Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#24)
Bullet Collector CD 2853 (#6)
Bullet White Label LP 2813 (#6)
      Pertinent Song sample You Walked Away — Eddie Miller / Vocal By Jimmy McGraw 6863 Bullet Collector CD 2853 (#7)
Bullet White Label LP 2813 (#7)
 1694  1956/June 23
Bb c&w rev.
Miller Brothers Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hey Pretty Baby — The Miller Brothers & Their String Band / Vocal By Lee Miller 6865 Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#22)
Bullet Collector CD 2853 (#24)
Bullet White Label LP 2802 (#17)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Who's Gonna Know — The Miller Brothers & Their String Band / Vocal By Billy Thompson 6868 Bullet Collector CD 2853 (#5)
Bullet White Label LP 2813 (#5)
 1695-45 1956/May 26
Bb c&w rev.
Masters, Sammy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Pink Cadillac — Sammy Masters & His Rocking Rhythm 6869 Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#24)
Bullet Ace CD 768 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#1)
Bullet Big Mike's CD (#13)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55093 (#5)
Bullet Cadillac LP 1958 (#7)
Bullet Cat CD 1033 (#10)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 113 (#41)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 147 (#21)
Bullet Fed CD 05 (#21)
Bullet Hydra LP 7708 (#1)
Bullet Lucky CD 811 (#11)
Bullet Mustang CD 5 (#8)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 504 (#25)
Bullet Presto CD [HR&C] (#47)
Bullet Presto CD 2 (#2)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#49)
Bullet Rockin' Sammy EP 144 (#2)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#61)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Some Like It Hot — Sammy Masters & His Rocking Rhythm 6870 Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#25)
Bullet Ace CD 768 (#14)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#5)
Bullet GVC CD 2018 (#49)
Bullet Hydra LP 7708 (#2)
Bullet Mustang CD 5 (#12)
Bullet P-Vine CD 2466 (#12)
Bullet Rockin' Sammy EP 144 (#6)
 1697-45 1956/Nov. 3
Bb c&w rev.
Masters, Sammy Pertinent Label shot Whop-T-Bop — Sammy Masters & His Rockin' Rhythm 6872 Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#27)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#10)
Bullet Fed CD 01 (#29)
Bullet Fed EP 08 (#2)
Bullet Hydra LP 7708 (#3)
Bullet Mustang CD 6 (#21)
Bullet Presto CD 3 (#19)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#81)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample 2 Rock-A-4 — Sammy Masters & His Rockin' Rhythm 6873 Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#28)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#15)
Bullet Hydra LP 7708 (#5)
Bullet Lenox CD 1010 (#1)
Bullet Mustang CD 6 (#3)
Bullet Orbit CD 5904 (#1)
Bullet Presto CD 7 (#8)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#25)
Bullet Rockin' Sammy EP 144 (#3)
 1697-45 1956/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Masters, Sammy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Whop-T-Bop — Sammy Masters & His Rocking Rhythm 6872 Bullet Rockin' Sammy EP 144 (#1)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Flat Feet — Sammy Masters & His Rocking Rhythm 6874 Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#26)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#20)
Bullet Chief CD 1156501 (#8)
Bullet Fed CD 01 (#16)
Bullet Fed EP 05 (#1)
Bullet Hydra LP 7708 (#4)
Bullet Mustang CD 6 (#28)
Bullet Presto CD 1 (#59)
Bullet Rockin' Sammy EP 144 (#5)
 1699-45 1956/Nov. 3
Bb c&w rev.
Miller Brothers Pertinent Label shot Song sample Loco Choo Choo — The Miller Brothers & Their String Band / Vocal By Jimmy McGraw 6877 Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#22)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#7)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55012 (#13)
Bullet Club LP 008 (#14)
Bullet Collector CD 2853 (#1)
Bullet GVC CD 2018 (#17)
Bullet Lucky CD 811 (#15)
Bullet Pan American CD 56007 (#16)
Bullet Presto CD 6 (#18)
Bullet White Label LP 2813 (#1)
Bullet White Label LP 8835 (#11)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Why Must It Be — The Miller Brothers & Their String Band / Vocal By Jimmy McGraw 6878  
 1700X45 1956/Nov.
(Bb est.)
Chandler, Elaine Pertinent Label shot Song sample Tiptoein' Thru The Tepee — Elaine Chandler 6887  
      No rating Label shot You Said We're Thru — Elaine Chandler 6886  
 1701x45 1956/Nov. 10
Bb c&w rev.
Belew, Carl Pertinent Song sample A-Cryin' And A-Hurtin' — Carl Belew And His Rock Crushers 6899 Bullet Bark Log CD 4-5 (#19)
Bullet Barklog LP 5 (#13)
      Non-pertinent Lonely Street — Carl Belew And His Rock Crushers 6898 Bullet BACM CD 335 (#24)
 1707-45 1957/June
(Bb est.)
Masters, Sammy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Angel — Sammy Masters & His Rockin' Rhythm 6913  
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample My Heart Is A Hobo — Sammy Masters & His Rockin' Rhythm 6912  
45x1713  1957/Sept. 30
Bb c&w rev.
Lile, Bobby No rating Label shot Song sample Keep It Confidential — Bobby Lile 6948-C  
      No rating Label shot Then You'll Know — Bobby Lile 6949-C  
 1714x45 1958/Jan. 6
Bb c&w rev.
Wolford, Jimmy Pertinent Label shot Song sample My Name Is Jimmy — Jimmy Wolford 6951-C Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#30)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55035 (#8)
Bullet Emusic/Ling Music Group MP 12671101 (#6)
Bullet Mustang CD 2 (#13)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Teeney Weeney Man — Jimmy Wolford 6950-C Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#16)
 1715x45 1958/Jan. 6
Bb c&w rev.
Belew, Carl No rating Label shot I Can't Forget — Carl Belew 6953-C Bullet BACM CD 335 (#26)
Bullet Demand LP 2030 (#11)
      No rating Label shot Stop The World (And Let Me Off) — Carl Belew 6952-C Bullet BACM CD 335 (#25)
Bullet Demand LP 2030 (#3)
 1716x45 1958/Feb. 3
Bb pop rev.
Chandler, Wayland No rating Label shot Song sample Little Lover — Wayland Chandler 6954-C Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#18)
Bullet Mustang CD 18 (#27)
      No rating Label shot Song sample Play Boy — Wayland Chandler 6955-C Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#3)
 1717x45 1958/Mar.
BMI clear.
Brown, Gene Pertinent Label shot Song sample Big Door — Gene Brown 6970-C Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#1)
Bullet Coast To Coast CD 001 (#9)
Bullet Doghouse CD 004 (#12)
Bullet Eagle LP 312 (#14)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2023 (#10)
Bullet Flesh Den CD 6901 (#12)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Playing With My Heart — Gene Brown 6969-C  
 1719x45 1958/May
(Bb est.)
Tucker, Jack Pertinent Label shot Song sample Big Door — Jack Tucker & His Band 6986-C Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#25)
Bullet White Label LP 2802 (#3)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Crazy Do – (instr.) — Jack Tucker & His Band 6985-C Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#13)
Bullet White Label LP 2802 (#4)
 1721x45 1958/May 26
Bb pop rev.
Belew, Carl Pertinent Label shot Song sample 24 Hour Night — Carl Belew 6980-D Bullet BACM CD 335 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#6)
      No rating Label shot Everytime I'm Kissing You — Carl Belew 6892-D Bullet BACM CD 335 (#8)
 1722x45 1958/June 2
Bb pop rev.
Miller Brothers Pertinent Song sample Riff Raff – (instr.) — The Miller Brothers 6992-C  
      Non-pertinent Send Me The Pillow (You Dream On) — The Miller Brothers / Vocal By Paul Wayne 6991-C  
 1723x45 1958/July
(Bb est.)
Lile, Bobby Borderline Label shot Song sample Book Worm — Bobby Lile 6706-C  
      No rating Label shot A Labor Of Love — Bobby Lile 6705-C  
 1725x45 1958/Aug.
(Bb est.)
King, Jack Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Just Learned To Rock — Jack King 7014 Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#2)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55026 (#8)
Bullet White Label LP 8868 (#8)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Two Ruby Lips — Jack King 7013 Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#17)
Bullet White Label LP 8868 (#14)
 1726x45 1958/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Belew, Carl No rating Label shot Song sample My Baby's Not Here (In Town Tonight) — Carl Belew   Bullet BACM CD 335 (#27)
Bullet Classics CD 729 (#28)
Bullet Demand LP 2030 (#12)
      No rating Label shot Song sample No Love Tonight — Carl Belew 7019-C Bullet BACM CD 335 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#21)
Bullet Classics CD 741 (#26)
Bullet Demand LP 2030 (#4)
 1727x45 1958/Oct. 6
Bb pop rev.
Masters, Sammy No rating Label shot Song sample Jodie — Sammy Masters 7021-C Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#23)
Bullet Hydra LP 7708 (#11)
      No rating Label shot If I Could See The World (Thru The Eyes Of A Child) — Sammy Masters 6964-C  
 1728x45 1958/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Tucker, Jack Borderline Label shot Song sample Nobody's Fool — Jack Tucker 6985-C  
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Big Beaver – (instr.) — Jack Tucker 6984-C  
 1729x45 1959/Jan. 19
Bb pop rev.
Kentt, Klark Borderline Label shot Superman — Klark Kentt 7024-C  
      Non-pertinent Label shot Why Do I Love You — Klark Kentt 7025-C  
 1731x45 1959/Apr. 20
Bb pop rev.
Miller, Eddie No rating Honey Baby — Eddie Miller 7038  
      No rating Nothin' — Eddie Miller 7036  
 1733x45 1959/Oct. 26
Bb c&w rev.
Ryan, Charlie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hot Rod Lincoln — Charlie Ryan And The Timberline Riders 7047-K Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#28)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55184 (#17)
Bullet Century CD [2] (#2)
Bullet Club LP 011 (#10)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 147 (#19)
Bullet Fed CD 05 (#35)
Bullet Folkline CD 424 (#6)
Bullet Lincoln CD 001 (#1)
Bullet Lucky CD 812 (#20)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 122 (#46)
Bullet Star-Club CD 506010 (#12)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Thru The Mill — Charlie Ryan And The Timberline Riders 7048-K  
 1734x45 1959/Sept. 21
Bb c&w rev.
Lile, Bobby No rating Label shot Kathy — Bobby Lile 7050-K  
      No rating Label shot All The Time — Bobby Lile 7049-K  
 1736x45 1959/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Miller Brothers Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample I Wanta Be Free — The Miller Brothers / Vocal By Jimmy Miller 7036-K Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#5)
Bullet Collector CD 2853 (#2)
Bullet White Label LP 2813 (#2)
      No rating Label shot Back Roads — The Miller Brothers / Vocal By Jimmy Miller And The M-B Trio 7032-K Bullet Collector CD 2853 (#26)
 1737x45 1960/Jan.
(Bb est.)
Shibley, Arkie No rating Label shot Song sample Pick Pick Pickin' (My Guitar) — Arkie Shibley 7051-K Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#11)
Bullet Collector CD 2856 (#7)
      No rating Label shot Song sample I'm A Poor Oakie — Arkie Shibley 7052-K Bullet Bear Family CD 16876 (#19)
Bullet Collector CD 2856 (#4)
 1740x45 1960
(Bb est.)
Miller, Eddie No rating Label shot Honey Baby (I Was Wrong) — Eddie Miller And His Band 45-7039-K  
      No rating Label shot Ghost Town — Eddie Miller And His Band 45-7059-K  
 1745x45 1960/Oct. 10
Bb pop rev.
Ryan, Charlie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Side Car Cycle — Charlie Ryan And The Timberline Riders 7066-K Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#2)
Bullet Blast Fire LP 2LP (#24)
Bullet Lincoln CD 001 (#3)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample Steel Rock – (instr.) — Charlie Ryan And The Timberline Riders 7067-K  
 1749x45 1961/Jan. 23
Bb pop rev.
Ryan, Charlie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hot Rod Hades — Charlie Ryan And The Timberline Riders 7074-K Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#17)
Bullet Blast Fire LP 2LP (#27)
Bullet Lincoln CD 001 (#7)
Bullet Piston 10 01 (#8)
Bullet Presto CD [HR&C] (#30)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hot Rod Guitar – (instr.) — Charlie Ryan And The Timberline Riders 7075-K Bullet Blast Fire LP 2LP (#25)
Bullet Canadian CD 2306 (#15)
Bullet Collector CD 2873 (#17)
Bullet Lincoln CD 001 (#10)
45-1751  1961/July 31
Bb pop rev.
Pitts, Clyde No rating Label shot The Lonely Side Of Town — Clyde Pitts 884-104 Bullet 4 Star CD 004 (#12)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55191 (#21)
Bullet Teen Beat CD 151 (#23)
Bullet Teenager CD 5925 (#11)
      No rating Label shot Baby, Don't Believe Him — Clyde Pitts 884-103 Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55117 (#28)
45-1760  1963/Jan. 19
Bb pop rev.
Hall Brothers [2] Borderline Label shot Song sample Toy Boy — Hall Brothers 884-141  
      Non-pertinent Label shot I'm Still Lonely — Hall Brothers 884-140  
45-1761  1963/June 8
Bb pop rev.
Ryan, Charlie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hot Rod Race — Charlie Ryan 884-142 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55184 (#23)
Bullet Club LP 009 (#19)
Bullet Fed CD 05 (#34)
Bullet Lucky CD 811 (#29)
Bullet Presto CD 406 (#3)
      No rating Label shot Hot Rod Lincoln — Charlie Ryan 7047-K  

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1974Redita [1st series] (Netherlands) 109LPNashville Country Rock
1976Mine (Germany) 2001LPTeenage Beat
1980Eagle (Germany) 312LPAt The Rockhouse, Vol. 2
1981Cadillac (Germany) 1958LPBoppin' Cadillac
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8835LPSouthern Rockin'
1984White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8868LPMore Home Made Early Rock And Roll
1986MCA 1440CDStop Look And Listen / Patsy Cline
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8903LPRock And Roll Medicine
1987Esoldun (France) RR 2014LPGroovie Boogie Woogie Boy
Revival 4001LPRockabilly Boogie - Rare Items, Vol. 1
1988Esoldun (France) RR 2023LPRare Rock-A-Billy Boppin'
Esoldun (France) RR 2025LPBe Bop Boogie
Hydra (Germany) BLK 7708LPRockin' Red Wing / Sammy Masters
Revival 4003LPRockabilly Boogie - Rare Items, Vol. 3
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 2802LPBoppin' Hillbilly, Vol. 2
1989White Label (Netherlands) WLP 2807LPBoppin' Hillbilly, Vol. 7
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 2810LPBoppin' Hillbilly, Vol. 10
1990White Label (Netherlands) WLP 2813LPBoppin' Hillbilly, Vol. 13
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 2816LPBoppin' Hillbilly, Vol. 16
1991Blast Fire (United States) 2LPLPChrome, Smoke & Fire: A Compilation Of Hot Rod Music By Robt. Williams
1992Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156501CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 1
Flesh Den (England) 6901CDRock 'N' Roll Orgy, Vol. 1
1993Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55012CDHobo Bop
Club (Spain) 006LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 6
Club (Spain) 008LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 8
Club (Spain) 009LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 9
Club (Spain) 011LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 11
[label?] 662070CDRock Originals / Patsy Cline
1994Cat (Netherlands) 1033CDCalling All Rock 'N' Roll Collectors, Vol. 1
Flame (England) 016LPDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 16
Lenox (France) 1014CDHillbilly Rock, Vol. 2
MSIF (Japan) 2129CDThe Rockin' Side / Patsy Cline
P-Vine (Japan) PCD 2466CDLong Gone Daddy: Kent/RPM Greatest Rockabillies
1995Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55026CDMean Mean Daddy
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55035CDAlley Cat
Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 005LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 5
Lenox (France) 1016CDHillbilly Rock, Vol. 3
Star-Club (Sweden) 506010CDRockin' Rollin' Wheelin'
1996Doghouse 004CDCowboy (& Cool Cat) Hit Parade
Lucky (England) CDLR 803CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 3
Lucky (England) CDLR 810CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 10
TRG (Netherlands) 505 105CDThere's Good Rockin' Tonight / Billy Jack Wills
1997Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 2853CDBoppin' Hillbilly Series / Miller Brothers Band
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 2854CDBoppin' Hillbilly Series / Tommy Scott
Demand 2030LPI'm Long Gone / Carl Belew
Lucky (England) CDLR 811CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 11
Lucky (England) CDLR 812CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 12
Teenager (Sweden) TEEN 5925CDMore Crewcuts, Ponytails & Bobbysocks
Vladimir Twist VTR 6911LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 11
1998Barklog (England) BL 5LPCountry Hicks, Vol. 5
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 2855CDBoppin' Hillbilly Series / T. Texas Tyler
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 2856CDBoppin' Hillbilly Series / Arkie Shibley
1999Piston 0110Rockabilly Tunes For Hot Rod Mechanix
2000Ace (England) CDCHD 768CDLong Gone Daddies
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55093CDRockin' Cadillac
2001Lincoln (United States) LR CD 001CDHot Rod Lincoln / Charlie Ryan
Mustang MUST 2CDGoin' Down That Road
2003Cactus (United States) CD 5001CDRockin' Hillbilly, Vol. 2
Cactus (United States) CD 5003CDRockin' Hillbilly, Vol. 4
Presto Vol. 2CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 2
2005Canadian (Canada) CAN- 2306CDRare Instrumentals, Vol. 6
Rev-Ola Bandstand (England) 129CDCountry Goes Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 1: The Old Guard
2006Jasmine JASMCD 3575CDHillbilly Hot Rod & Automobile Songs
Proper (England) PROPERBOX 103CDFrom Boppin' Hillbilly To Red Hot Rockabilly
2007Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55184CDHot Rod Race
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 2873CDRough Stuff Boppin'
Proper (England) PROPERBOX 122CDClassic Rockabilly
Sleazy RAB 03CDRockabilly Race: 25 Pure Rockabilly Tracks, Vol. 3
2008GVC 2018CDHollywood Hep Cats
Pan American (Switzerland) 56022CDShe Got Eyes
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1145CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 2
2009Buffalo Bop (Germany) BbC-D 55191CDPlay It Cool
Car Club (Germany) CCR 001LPHot Rod Race: Hopped Up Hillbilly Songs 1946-59
Dee Jay Jamboree (Germany) DJ-CD 55117CDTeen Scene!, Vol. 5
El Toro (Spain) ETCD CH 102CDCollectors Choice, Vol. 2: Campus Boogie
Emusic/JSP (United States) 11565486MPVirginia Rocks!: The History of Rockabilly In The Commonwealth, CD A
JSP (England) 6201CDVirginia Rocks: The History Of Rockabilly In The Commonwealth
2011Emusic/Ling Music Group (United States) 12671101MPRare Rock & Roll, Vol. 1
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 113CDThree Months To Kill: West Coast Rock
Not Now Music NOT2CD 122CDRockabilly Riot
2012Classics (Sweden) 741CDCruisin' Country, Vol. 4
Fantasic Voyage (England) FVDD 141CDA Whole Lotta Shakin
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 147CDCadillac Cuties And Hot Rod Heroes
2013Not Now Music NOT2CD 504CDHot Rod Rockabilly
year?4 Star FSCD- 004CD4 Star
BACM (England) CD-D- 335CDCool Gator Shoes / Carl Belew
Bark Log (England) 4-5CDCountry Hicks, Vol. 4-5
Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16781CDStop, Look, And Listen: Gonna Shake This Shack / Patsy Cline
Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16876CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 26 (Four Star)
Big Mike's CDGet Your Kicks: 25 Vintage Rockers
Blazon (United States) 2007CDSizzling Hillbilly Boogie, Vol. 7
Cactus (United States) 4 Star 1CD4 Star Hillbilly, Vol. 1
Century (Canada) [2]CDRockabilly Party
Classics CD 729CDCruisin' Country
Coast To Coast CCCD- 001CDCoast To Coast Rockabilly: 30 Original American Recordings
Demand DMSLP 2045LPGotta Lot Of Rhythm: The Early Country Rockers / Patsy Cline
Fed (Sweden) 01CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 1
Fed (Sweden) 05CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 5
Fed (Sweden) 08EPuntitled
Folkline (England) 274- 424CDHod-Rod Rockabilly
Lenox (France) CD 1010CDHillbilly Rock, Vol. 1
Mustang MUST [19?]CDLookin' For Money
Mustang MUST 5CDBig Boy Rock
Mustang MUST 6CDSaturday Jump
Mustang MUST 8CDDo You Dig Me
Mustang MUST 16CDCat Music
Mustang MUST 18CDRockin' Too Much
Orbit (United States) 5901CDRock N Roll Dance Party, Vol. 1
Orbit (United States) 5904CDRock N Roll Dance Party, Vol. 4
Orbit (United States) 5906CDRock N Roll Dance Party, Vol. 6
Orbit (United States) 5907CDRock N Roll Dance Party, Vol. 7
Orbit (United States) 5911CDRock N Roll Dance Party, Vol. 11
Orbit (United States) 5914CDRock N Roll Dance Party, Vol. 14
Pan American (Switzerland) 56007CDYou Are My Baby
Pan American (Switzerland) 56008CDRed Hot
Presto [HR&C]CDHot Rods & Cadillacs
Presto Vol. 1CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 1
Presto Vol. 3CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 3
Presto Vol. 4CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 4
Presto Vol. 6CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 6
Presto Vol. 7CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 7
Presto Vol. 9CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 9
Presto DBL CD 406CDBig Bad Hot-Rod Drag & Real Rockin' Roadster Music
Rockin' Sammy EP 144EPRockin' Sammy / Sammy Masters
Teen Beat TB-CD 151CDPlay It Cool


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Malcolm Chapman, Scott Cheesebrew, Marc Coulavin, Bill Davis, Will Derrington, Mitch Drumm, Udo Frank, Marc Grobman, Derek Hamilton, Rob Karman, Tom Krajina, Bernd Kratochwil, Kurt Krauter, Gerd Miller, Dean Craige Morris, Michel Proost, R&BIndies, Tomohiro Sakamoto, Peter Staehli, Al Turner, Bjorn Witlox, Jos Wouters, Alexander Zah


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