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Goldband (La.)

Lake Charles, La.  [source: an original label)

Owned by Eddie Shuler.
Website at the Southern Folklife Collection.
Feature article in issues 52-53 (1992) of American Music Magazine.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 uniss.  1958
 
Earl, Little Billy Pertinent Song sample Whose Baby Are You, Baby — Little Billy Earl   Bullet Ace CD 442 (#7)
Bullet Big E LP 001 (#1)
Bullet Goldband LP 117 (#2)
Bullet Lucky CD 805 (#2)
Bullet Presto CD 6 (#22)
 uniss.   
 
Page, Charles No rating Song sample Able Miss Cable — Charles Page   Bullet Goldband LP 118 (#13)
      No rating Song sample Cat Walk – (instr.) — Charles Page   Bullet Goldband LP 118 (#14)
 uniss.  1957
 
Terry, Gene No rating Song sample Baby You're Fine Fine — Gene Terry   Bullet Goldband LP 118 (#5)
      No rating Song sample No Mail Today [alt. vers.] — Gene Terry   Bullet Goldband LP 118 (#3)
 uniss.  1956
 
Bill & Carroll Pertinent Song sample Bluff City Rock — Bill & Carroll   Bullet Ace CD 442 (#19)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 105 (#2)
Bullet Goldband LP 107 (#8)
      No rating Boo Hoo — Bill & Carroll   Bullet Goldband LP 107 (#7)
      Pertinent Song sample Feel So Good [alt. vers.] — Bill & Carroll   Bullet Ace CD 744 (#21)
Bullet Ace CD 1345 (#13)
Bullet Goldband LP 117 (#9)
      Pertinent Song sample Hold Me Baby — Bill & Carroll   Bullet Ace CD 442 (#18)
Bullet Goldband LP 107 (#9)
      No rating Shadow On My Heart — Bill & Carroll   Bullet Goldband LP 107 (#6)
 uniss.  1958
 
Jano, Johnny No rating Song sample Rock-Me-Baby — Johnny Jano   Bullet Big Tone CD 5702 (#16)
Bullet Flyright CD 27 (#4)
Bullet Goldband LP 118 (#11)
 uniss.  1962
 
Fender, Freddie No rating Blow Of Your Love — Freddie Fender   Bullet Power Pak LP 280 (#11)
      No rating Carmella — Freddie Fender   Bullet Power Pak LP 280 (#9)
      No rating Gonna Be Looking — Freddie Fender   Bullet Power Pak LP 280 (#12)
      No rating Hello Loneliness — Freddie Fender   Bullet Power Pak LP 280 (#4)
      No rating I Hope Someday You'll Find Me — Freddie Fender   Bullet Power Pak LP 280 (#3)
      No rating Me And My Bottle Of Rum — Freddie Fender   Bullet Goldband LP 7770-1 (#10)
      No rating My Happy Days Have Gone — Freddie Fender   Bullet Power Pak LP 280 (#1)
      No rating My River — Freddie Fender   Bullet Power Pak LP 280 (#5)
      No rating My Train Of Love — Freddie Fender   Bullet Greasy LP 012 (#8)
Bullet Greasy CD 012 (#8)
      No rating Our Pledge Of Love — Freddie Fender   Bullet Power Pak LP 280 (#2)
      No rating Quit Shucking Me Baby — Freddie Fender   Bullet Power Pak LP 280 (#6)
      No rating The Village Queen — Freddie Fender   Bullet Power Pak LP 280 (#8)
 uniss.  1966
 
Fender, Freddie No rating Bye Bye Little Angel — Freddie Fender   Bullet Power Pak LP 280 (#7)
      No rating Oh My Love — Freddie Fender   Bullet Power Pak LP 280 (#10)
45-G-1031  1956/Apr.
BMI clear.
Ferrier, Al Pertinent Label shot Song sample No No Baby — Al Ferrier With The Boppin' Billies A Bullet Ace CD 744 (#1)
Bullet B-Sharp CD 6/26 (#20)
Bullet B-Sharp LP 666- 2 (#6)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5715 (#6)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 026 (#53)
Bullet Lucky CD 814 (#5)
Bullet Luxel CD 7101 (#29)
Bullet Luxel CD 7104 (#24)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 375 (#47)
Bullet Presto CD 12 (#46)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#104)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample I'll Never Do Any Wrong — Al Ferrier With The Boppin' Billies B Bullet Ace CD 744 (#2)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5715 (#28)
Bullet Goldband LP 7769 (#2)
45-G-1032  1956/Mar.
BMI clear.
Arnold, Bee No rating Label shot Plant You Now -- Dig You Later — Bee Arnold With Amos Como's Tune Toppers A  
      No rating Label shot Deedle dee Deedle dee — Bee Arnold With Amos Como's Tune Toppers B  
45-G-1034  1956/June
(BMI est.)
Bill & Carroll Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Love Me Just A Little Bit — Bill & Carroll & The Neches Valley Boys A Bullet Ace CD 744 (#6)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample My Blue Letter — Bill & Carroll & The Neches Valley Boys B Bullet Ace CD 744 (#7)
G-1035  1956/July
BMI clear.
Ferrier, Al Pertinent Label shot Song sample My Baby Done Gone Away — Al Ferrier & His Boppin Billies 1 Bullet Ace CD 744 (#8)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5715 (#5)
Bullet Goldband LP 107 (#10)
Bullet Mustang CD 16 (#31)
Bullet Presto CD 3 (#48)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#113)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1015 (#4)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Too Late Now — Al Ferrier & His Boppin Billies 2 Bullet Ace CD 744 (#9)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5715 (#26)
G-1038  1956-57
(est.)
Le Blanc, Red Borderline Label shot Song sample I Love That Woman (Right Or Wrong) — Red Le Blanc & His Crescent Boy's A Bullet Ace CD 744 (#13)
Bullet Emusic/Ling Music Group MP 12666248 (#11)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Memory In My Heart — Red Le Blanc & His Crescent Boy's B Bullet Ace CD 744 (#12)
G-1040  1957/Apr.
C&WJ rev.
Hopeless Homer Pertinent Label shot Song sample New Way Rockin — Hopeless Homer A Bullet Ace CD 744 (#4)
Bullet Cat CD 1035 (#5)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample The Girl In The Red Blue Jeans — Hopeless Homer B Bullet Ace CD 744 (#5)
G-1042  1957/May
(est.)
Vict, Ray Pertinent Label shot Song sample We Gonna Bop Stop Rock — Ray Vict & His Bop Rockers A Bullet Ace CD 442 (#20)
Bullet Chief CD 1156504 (#14)
Bullet Club PR LP 010 (#2)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 105 (#39)
Bullet Lucky CD 814 (#19)
Bullet Presto CD 6 (#15)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1015 (#9)
Bullet Sleazy CD 05 (#5)
      Pertinent Label shot Wicked Heart Wicked Love — Ray Vict & His Bop Rockers B  
G-1053  1957/Oct.
(est.)
Bill & Carroll Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Honest To Goodness Baby — Bill & Carroll With The Neches Valley Boys A Bullet Ace CD 744 (#20)
Bullet Chief CD 1156521 (#19)
      No rating Label shot Love Grown Cold — Bill & Carroll With The Neches Valley Boys B  
G-1062  1958/May
(CB est.)
Jano, Johnny Borderline Label shot Song sample Mabel's Gone — Johnny Jano A Bullet Ace CD 442 (#22)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5702 (#17)
Bullet El Toro CD 1038 (#3)
Bullet Goldband LP 114 (#12)
Bullet Mustang CD 16 (#30)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1015 (#7)
      Borderline Label shot Pledging My Love To My Darling — Johnny Jano B Bullet Big Tone CD 5702 (#21)
Bullet El Toro CD 1038 (#4)
45-1066  1958/Apr. 28
Bb r&b rev.
Terry, Gene Borderline Label shot Song sample Cindy Lou — Gene Terry A Bullet Ace CD 424 (#7)
Bullet Ace CD 491 (#1)
Bullet B-Sharp LP 6/19 (#14)
Bullet B-Sharp CD 6/32 (#28)
Bullet Goldband LP 118 (#4)
Bullet Goldband LP 7768 (#9)
Bullet Luxel CD 7101 (#17)
Bullet Mustang CD 14 (#18)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1015 (#6)
Bullet Zomboco CD 2 (#15)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Teardrops In My Eyes — Gene Terry B Bullet Ace CD 424 (#21)
Bullet Goldband LP 118 (#6)
45-1069  1958/July
(Bb est.)
Earl, Little Billy No rating Label shot Song sample I'm Too Tired To Rock — Little Billy Earl A Bullet Goldband LP 117 (#13)
      No rating Father — Little Billy Earl    
G-1070  1958/Aug. 11
Bb r&b rev.
Hart, Larry [2] Pertinent Label shot Song sample I'm Just A Mender — Larry Hart A Bullet Ace CD 442 (#13)
Bullet Goldband LP 117 (#4)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1015 (#12)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample You Are The Only One — Larry Hart B  
G-1072  1958/Aug.
(CB est.)
Ferrier, Al Pertinent Label shot Song sample Let's Go Boopin' Tonight — Al Ferrier 1 Bullet Ace CD 424 (#4)
Bullet Ace CD 442 (#1)
Bullet Ace CD 815 (#9)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5715 (#1)
Bullet Bop CD 008 (#7)
Bullet Chief CD 1156502 (#22)
Bullet Club LP 008 (#15)
Bullet Fed CD 03 (#2)
Bullet Goldband LP 117 (#5)
Bullet Goldband LP 7769 (#5)
Bullet Lucky CD 808 (#14)
Bullet Mustang CD 3 (#14)
Bullet Pan American CD 56015 (#9)
Bullet Presto CD 2 (#1)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1015 (#3)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample What Is That Thing Called Love — Al Ferrier 2 Bullet Ace CD 442 (#4)
Bullet Ace CD 744 (#18)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5715 (#3)
Bullet Goldband LP 107 (#1)
Bullet Goldband LP 117 (#10)
Bullet Goldband LP 7769 (#6)
45-1075  1958/Aug. 11
Bb pop rev.
Earl, Little Billy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Couple In The Car — Little Billy Earl B Bullet Ace CD 442 (#6)
Bullet Ace CD 744 (#22)
Bullet Goldband LP 114 (#4)
Bullet Goldband LP 114 (#10)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Honey Baby-O — Little Billy Earl A Bullet Ace CD 442 (#10)
Bullet Ace CD 744 (#23)
Bullet Goldband LP 114 (#3)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1015 (#13)
G-1078  1958/Dec. 29
Bb pop rev.
Wilson, Hop No rating Label shot Broke & Hungry — Hop Wilson ACA 3655  
      No rating Label shot Always Be In Love With You — Hop Wilson ACA 3656  
G-1081  1958/Dec. 29
Bb pop rev.
Terry, Gene Pertinent Label shot Song sample Never Let Her Go — Gene Terry And His Down Beats B ACA 3670 Bullet Yeaah! CD 514 (#25)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample No Mail Today — Gene Terry And His Down Beats A ACA 3669 Bullet Ace CD 491 (#2)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1015 (#10)
G-1083  1959/Jan.
(Bb est.)
Murphy, Beth No rating Label shot Song sample Walking On Air — Beth Murphy With Gene Terry & His Down Beats B  
      No rating Label shot Where Were You — Beth Murphy With Gene Terry & His Down Beats A  
G-1086  1959/Apr. 20
Bb c&w rev.
Parton, Dolly Pertinent Label shot Song sample Puppy Love — Dolly Parton A Bullet Ace CD 424 (#22)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 105 (#11)
Bullet Goldband LP 114 (#2)
Bullet Goldband LP 7768 (#11)
Bullet Goldband LP 7770-1 (#7)
Bullet Goldband LP 7770-2 (#1)
Bullet Supersonic LP 1175 (#7)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Girl Left Alone — Dolly Parton B Bullet Goldband LP 117 (#7)
Bullet Goldband LP 7770-1 (#1)
G-1087  1959/Apr. 20
Bb pop rev.
Ester, Sidney Pertinent Label shot Song sample Let Me Walk With You — Sidney Ester And The Dreamers   Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55157 (#14)
      No rating Label shot After You're Gone — Sidney Ester And The Dreamers    
G-1088  1959/June 1
Bb pop rev.
Terry, Gene Non-pertinent Label shot Cinderella Cinderella — Gene Terry And The Down Beats 1 Bullet Mr. DJ CD 101 (#20)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Guy With A Million Dreams — Gene Terry And The Down Beats 2  
G-1089  1959/June
(Bb est.)
Earl, Little Billy Pertinent Label shot Song sample Go Dan Tucker — Little Billy Earl 1 Bullet Ace CD 442 (#8)
      Pertinent Label shot Please Don't Hurt Me — Little Billy Earl 2  
 1093  1959/Aug. 3
Bb c&w rev.
Wheat, Buck Borderline Label shot Song sample Texas Woman — Buck Wheat And The Wheatbinders 2 Bullet Ace CD 744 (#25)
Bullet Lenox LP 102 (#6)
      No rating Label shot Love Turned Cold — Buck Wheat And The Wheatbinders 1  
G-1094  1959/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Hart, Larry [2] Pertinent Label shot Song sample Coffins Have No Pockets — Larry Hart 1 Bullet Ace CD 442 (#14)
Bullet Goldband LP 114 (#14)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1015 (#5)
      Borderline Label shot Song sample Was It Me — Larry Hart 2 Bullet Goldband LP 118 (#7)
G-1105  1960/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Chevalier, Jay Pertinent Label shot Song sample Castro Rock — Jay Chevalier And The Moon Men A Bullet Ace CD 442 (#24)
Bullet Bop CD 010 (#10)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 105 (#40)
Bullet Goldband LP 114 (#1)
Bullet Hydra CD 27123 (#1)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Mona — Jay Chevalier And The Moon Men B Bullet Hydra CD 27123 (#2)
G-1108  1960/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Dean, Gabe No rating Label shot Song sample Slop And Stroll Jolie Blonde — Gabe Dean With The Moon Men A Bullet Ace CD 491 (#18)
Bullet Goldband LP 118 (#2)
      No rating Label shot Dream In The Morning — Gabe Dean With The Moon Men B  
G-1109  1960/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Parker, Bill No rating Freddie Freddie — Bill Parker And His Showboat Band Featuring Little Miss Peggy A Bullet Rock & Country LP 1015 (#8)
      No rating Tears Of Love — Bill Parker    
G-1125  1962/May
BMI clear.
Page, Charles Pertinent Label shot Song sample Baby You Been To School — Charles Page And The Rockin' "Aces" G-1125-1 Bullet Ace CD 491 (#5)
Bullet Club LP 006 (#13)
Bullet Mustang CD 14 (#19)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Searching For Love — Charles Page And The Rockin' "Aces" G-1125-2  

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1975Power Pak (United States) PO- 280LPRecorded Inside Louisiana State Prison / Freddy Fender
1976Goldband (England) 7769LPThe Birth Of Rockabilly / Al Ferrier
1982Rock & Country (Sweden) 1015LPGoldband Rockabilly
1984Goldband (England) GCL- 107LPBop Stop Rock In The Hole In The Wall
Goldband (England) GCL- 114LPJolie Blonde Rocks And Rolls!
Goldband (England) GCL- 117LPSwampcats Beat
Goldband (England) GCL- 118LPHot Rockin' Picks
1991Supersonic (United States?) 1175LPHot Boppin' Girls, Vol. 7
1992Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156502CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 2
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156504CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 4
1993Ace (England) CDCHD 442CDBoppin' Tonight: The Best Of Goldband Rockabilly
Big Tone (England) BT 5702CDKing Of Louisiana Rockabilly / Johnny Jano
Big Tone (England) BT 5715CDAl Ferrier And His Boppin' Billies
Club (Spain) 006LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 6
Club (Spain) 008LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 8
1994Ace (England) CHD 491CDLouisiana Rockers (Goldband)
Cat (Netherlands) 1035CDCalling All Rock 'N' Roll Collectors, Vol. 3
1996Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 010LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 10
Lenox (France) LP 102LPGrand Daddy's Rockin', Vol. 6
Lucky (England) CDLR 805CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 5
Lucky (England) CDLR 808CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 8
1997Flyright (England) FLY 27CDLouisiana Rock & Roll
1998Ace (England) 424CDEddie's House Of Hits: Story Of Goldband Records
Big E (United States) 001LPKustom Made Rock-A-Billy, Vol. 1
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156521CDUltra Rare Hillbilly Boogie, Vol. 2
Mr. DJ 101CDCruisin' Classics, Vol. 1
2000Ace (England) CDCHD 744CDBayou Rockabilly Cats (Goldband Records)
2001Ace (England) CDCHD 815CDThem Rockabilly Cats
Mustang MUST 3CDLet's Go Boppin' Tonight
2003Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55157CDTrading Kisses
Presto Vol. 2CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 2
2004Hydra (Germany) BCK 27123CDRocking Country Sides / Jay Chevalier
2005B-Sharp (England) 666- 2LPNasty Rockabilly, Vol. 2
2006Greasy (England) GR 012LPGreasy Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 12
2007Proper (England) PROPERBOX 122CDClassic Rockabilly
2008B-Sharp (Germany) 6/19LPNasty Rockabilly, Vol. 14
2009Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 026CDRoutes Of Rockabilly
2010Not Now Music NOT2CD 375CDRed Hot Rockabilly
2011Emusic/Ling Music Group 12666248MPRare Rock & Roll, Vol. 2
2012Ace (England) CDCHD 1345CDBoppin' By The Bayou
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 105CDLater Alligator: Louisiana Rock 'N' Roll
year?B-Sharp (England) 6/26CDNasty Rockabilly, CD 1
B-Sharp 6/32CDNasty Rockabilly, CD 7
Bop BOP- 008CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 8
Bop BOP- 010CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 10
El Toro (Spain) ETCD 1038CDRocking And Rolling (1956-1958) / Johnny Jano
Fed (Sweden) 03CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 3
Goldband 7768LPFreddie Fender And Friends At Goldband
Goldband GRC- 7770-1LPDolly Parton And Friends At Goldband
Goldband GRC- 7770-2LPDolly Parton And Friends At Goldband
Lucky (England) CDLR 814CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 14
Luxel MAS 7101CDRockabilly Hoodlums, v. 1
Luxel MAS 7104CDRockabilly Hoodlums, v. 4
Mustang MUST 14CDSchool Of Rock 'N' Roll
Mustang MUST 16CDCat Music
Pan American (Switzerland) 56015CDMy Chick Is Fine
Presto Vol. 3CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 3
Presto Vol. 6CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 6
Presto Vol. 12CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 12
Sleazy RAB 05CDRockabilly Race: 25 Pure Rockabilly Tracks, Vol. 5
Yeaah! CD 514CDTeen Town USA, Vol. 14
Zomboco (United States) 2CDReal Rare Rockabilly, Vol. 2


Acknowledgments:  Ari Bass, CMF Library, Ort Carlton, Malcolm Chapman, Stephane Chatain, Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Kent Heineman, Tom Krajina, Frank Kramer, Kurt Krauter, Gerd Miller, Robert Paul, Michel Proost, Josep Rullo, South. Folklife Col., Perica Sucevic, Bjorn Witlox, eBay, highnumbers


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