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Freedom (Calif.)

Hollywood, Calif.  [source: an original label)

A subsidiary of Liberty.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
F-44001  1958/Sept. 29
Bb pop rev.
Burnette, Johnny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Kiss Me — Johnny Burnett 45-FR-103 Bullet Bear Family CD 16992 (#27)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5709 (#27)
Bullet Capitol (England) LP 1008 (#7)
Bullet Capitol (Netherlands) LP 9 (#7)
Bullet Capitol (U.S.) LP 12455 (#5)
Bullet Disky CD 885962 (#26)
Bullet EMI Electrola LP 0148 (#7)
Bullet El Toro CD 1037 (#16)
Bullet Freedom CD 001 (#23)
Bullet Liberty [bootleg] LP 7389 (#20)
Bullet Mustang CD 2 (#17)
Bullet Rockstar CD 005 (#3)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1017 (#5)
Bullet Skyline LP 1254 (#9)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample I'm Restless — Johnny Burnett 45-FR-102 Bullet El Toro CD 1037 (#15)
Bullet Freedom CD 001 (#28)
Bullet Rockstar CD 005 (#5)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1017 (#6)
F-44004  1958/Nov. 17
Bb pop rev.
Lawrence Bros. Combo Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hey Baby — Bill Lawrence 45-FR-207-1 Bullet Bear Family CD 16102 (#21)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5708 (#26)
Bullet Bop CD 008 (#19)
Bullet Disky CD 885932 (#19)
Bullet EMI/Liberty LP 83097 (#10)
Bullet Fed CD 04 (#12)
Bullet Freedom CD 001 (#1)
Bullet Liberty LP 2020 (#12)
Bullet Liberty CD 2998 2 (#12)
Bullet Lucky CD 815 (#13)
Bullet Mustang CD 2 (#2)
Bullet Pan American CD 56020 (#16)
Bullet Presto CD 2 (#3)
Bullet Sleazy CD 04 (#13)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1170 (#51)
Bullet United Artists (England) LP 30173 (#10)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample Caribbean — Bill Lawrence 45-FR-207-2  
F-44011  1959/Apr. 13
Bb pop rev.
Burnette, Johnny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Me And The Bear — Johnny Burnette 45-FR-118 Bullet Bear Family CD 16992 (#29)
Bullet Capitol (France) LP 83099 (#1)
Bullet Disky CD 885782 (#19)
Bullet El Toro CD 1037 (#18)
Bullet Fed CD 06 (#30)
Bullet Freedom CD 001 (#8)
Bullet Liberty (Netherlands) LP 751 (#9)
Bullet Liberty [bootleg] LP 7206 (#11)
Bullet Rockstar CD 005 (#1)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1017 (#3)
Bullet Skyline LP 1254 (#10)
Bullet Sunset LP 50413 (#1)
Bullet Sunset (France) LP 50393 (#1)
Bullet United Artists (England) LP 29643 (#1)
Bullet [MID?] LP 32 (#9)
Bullet [P8?] CD 33425 (#9)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample Gumbo — Johnny Burnette 45-FR-119 Bullet El Toro CD 1037 (#17)
Bullet Freedom CD 001 (#17)
Bullet Rejoice LP 274 974 (#7)
Bullet Rockstar CD 005 (#2)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1017 (#4)
Bullet Skyline LP 1254 (#7)
Bullet Zomboco CD 1 (#18)
F-44016  1959/July 20
Bb pop rev.
Terri & Jane No rating Label shot Lonesome Lover — Terri And Jane / Arranged And Conducted By Danny Gould 45-FR-129 Bullet Freedom CD 001 (#6)
      No rating Label shot Oh, Baby Oh — Terri And Jane / Arranged And Conducted By Danny Gould 45-FR-128 Bullet Freedom CD 001 (#22)
F-44017  1959/July 20
Bb pop rev.
Burnette, Johnny Pertinent Label shot Song sample Sweet Baby Doll — Johnny Burnette 45-FR-131 Bullet Bear Family CD 16102 (#18)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16992 (#25)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5708 (#17)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5709 (#29)
Bullet Capitol (England) LP 1008 (#13)
Bullet Capitol (Netherlands) LP 9 (#14)
Bullet Capitol (U.S.) LP 12455 (#9)
Bullet Disky CD 885932 (#4)
Bullet EMI (France) CD 98122 (#15)
Bullet EMI (France) CD 798122 (#15)
Bullet EMI (Netherlands) CD 798122 (#15)
Bullet EMI Electrola LP 0148 (#13)
Bullet EMI/Liberty LP 83097 (#1)
Bullet El Toro CD 1037 (#29)
Bullet Fed CD 05 (#5)
Bullet Freedom CD 001 (#2)
Bullet Liberty LP 2020 (#15)
Bullet Liberty CD 2998 2 (#15)
Bullet Liberty [bootleg] LP 7389 (#10)
Bullet Mustang CD 16 (#23)
Bullet Presto CD 6 (#36)
Bullet Rejoice LP 274 974 (#8)
Bullet Rockstar CD 005 (#6)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1017 (#1)
Bullet Skyline LP 1254 (#13)
Bullet Teenage Heaven LP 275 (#9)
Bullet United Artists (England) LP 30173 (#1)
      No rating Label shot Song sample I'll Never Love Again — Johnny Burnette 45-FR-130 Bullet El Toro CD 1037 (#30)
Bullet El Toro CD 1037 (#33)
Bullet Rockstar CD 005 (#7)
Bullet Rockstar LP 1017 (#2)
F-44018  1959/Sept. 14
Bb pop rev.
Johnston, Jay No rating Label shot Livin' Doll — Jay Johnston 45-FR-133 Bullet Freedom CD 001 (#9)
      No rating Label shot Walk A Dog — Jay Johnston 45-FR-132 Bullet Freedom CD 001 (#24)
F-44020  1959/July 27
Bb pop rev.
O'Keefe, Larry Pertinent Label shot Song sample Ain't-A That Somethin' — Larry O'Keefe 45-FR-137 Bullet Classics CD 711 (#2)
Bullet Collectables CD 5563 (#13)
Bullet Freedom CD 001 (#4)
Bullet Yeaah! CD 513 (#10)
      Non-pertinent Love's Dreams — Larry O'Keefe 45-FR-136 Bullet Freedom CD 001 (#27)
Bullet Lesley CD 3 (#3)
F-44021  1959/Aug. 17
Bb pop rev.
Dorety, Dee Dee No rating Label shot Billy Billy — Dee Dee Dorety 45-FR-138 Bullet Freedom CD 001 (#21)
      No rating Label shot Give Your Love To Me — Dee Dee Dorety 45-FR-139  
F-44025  1959/Dec. 14
Bb pop rev.
Wilson, Smiley Pertinent Label shot Song sample Long As Little Birds Fly — Smiley Wilson 45-FR-147-SG  
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Running Bear — Smiley Wilson 45-FR-146-SG Bullet Classics CD 734 (#20)
Bullet Freedom CD 001 (#16)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1974United Artists (England) (England) UAS 29643LP10th Anniversary Album / Johnny Burnette
1975Teenage Heaven (United States?) TH 275LPCountry Rockers, Vol. 1 - Thousand Rockin' Guitars
1978Sunset (England) SLS 50413LPTenth Anniversary Album / Johnny Burnette
Sunset (France) (France) SLS 50393LPTenth Anniversary Album / Johnny Burnette
1979Liberty (Netherlands) (Netherlands) 1A 062-82 751LPTwenty Rock & Roll Hits / Johnny Burnette
United Artists (England) (England) UAS 30173LPImperial Rockabillies, Vol. 2
1981Capitol (France) (France) 2C 068- 83099LP10th Anniversary / Johnny Burnette
EMI/Liberty 2C 068- 83097LPImperial Rockabillies, Vol. 2
1982Capitol (England) (England) CGB 1008LPLet's Have A Party
Capitol (Netherlands) (Netherlands) SET 9LPLet's Have A Party
1983Skyline SKY 1254LPRock 'N Roll / Johnny Burnette
1985Capitol (U.S.) (United States) SQ- 12455LPLet's Have A Party
1989Liberty (England) GO 2020LPCat Talk
Liberty (England) CDP 79 2998 2CDCat Talk
Rockstar (England) 1017LPWe're Havin' A Party / Johnny Burnette
1991Liberty [bootleg] LST 7206LPHits And Other Favorites / Johnny Burnette
Liberty [bootleg] LST 7389LPSings Rare Items, Vol. 2 / Johnny Burnette
1992EMI (France) (France) P7 98122CDLegends Of Rock 'N' Roll / Johnny Burnette
EMI (France) (France) CDP 798122CDLegends Of Rock 'N' Roll / Johnny Burnette
EMI (Netherlands) (Netherlands) CDP 798122CDLegends Of Rock 'N' Roll / Johnny Burnette
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5708CDImperial Rockabillies, Vol. 1
Big Tone (England) BT 5709CDImperial Rockabillies, Vol. 2
[MID?] MID 32LP20 Rock 'N' Roll Hits / Johnny Burnette
1994Rockstar (England) 005CDJohnny & Dorsey -- The Burnette Brothers
1996Collectables (United States) COL 5563CDBop City: Red Hot Early Rock
1997Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16102CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 12
[P8?] P8 33425CD20 Rock & Roll Hits / Johnny Burnette
1999Disky (Netherlands) DC- 885782CDRed Hot Rockabilly, Part 1
Disky (Netherlands) DC- 885932CDRed Hot Rockabilly, Part 2
Disky (Netherlands) DC- 885962CDRed Hot Rockabilly, Part 3
2000Classics (Sweden) 711CDMy Bobby Sox Queen
2001Mustang MUST 2CDGoin' Down That Road
2003Presto Vol. 2CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 2
2006Yeaah! 513CDTeen Town USA, Vol. 13
2008Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16992CDJohnny Rocks / Johnny Burnette
Pan American (Switzerland) 56020CDI Want You Baby
2011Classics (Sweden) CD 734CDCruisin' Country, Vol. 2
year?Bop BOP- 008CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 8
EMI Electrola (Netherlands) LC 0148LPLet's Have A Party: The Rockabilly Influence, 1950-1960
El Toro (Spain) ETCD- 1037CDIf You Want It Enough / The Burnette Brothers
Fed (Norway) 04CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 4
Fed (Norway) 05CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 5
Fed (Norway) 06CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 6
Freedom FRCD 001CDFreedom Records Story
Lesley LESCD 3CDThe Lost Story Of The Rock-A-Ballad, Vol. 2
Lucky (England) CDLR 815CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 15
Mustang MUST 16CDCat Music
Presto Vol. 6CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 6
Rejoice 274 974LPThe Unforgettable Johnny Burnette
Sleazy RAB 04CDRockabilly Race: 25 Pure Rockabilly Tracks, Vol. 4
Smith & Co. SCCD 1170CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 3
Zomboco (United States) 1CDReal Rare Rockabilly, Vol. 1


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Marc Coulavin, Bill Daniels, Bill Davis, Will Derrington, Udo Frank, Gerd Miller, Michel Proost, Mark Seganish, Perica Sucevic, Bjorn Witlox, eBay


Compilation & presentation © 2011, Terry E. Gordon This page generated on 09/20/2018

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