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Apollo (N.Y.)

New York, N.Y.  [source: an original label)

Founded ca. 1942 by Ike and Bess Berman.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 525-45 1958/May 5
Bb pop rev.
Lee, Jimmy [3] No rating Label shot Song sample It Must Be Love — Jimmy Lee / Background Vocal: The Markees AP 3659 Bullet Classics CD 723 (#3)
      No rating Label shot Intermission — Jimmy Lee / Background Vocal: The Markees AP 3660  
 526-45 1958/May 5
Bb pop rev.
Kirby, Larry Pertinent Label shot Song sample Sweet Shop — Larry Kirby / Background Vocal: The Markees AP 3658 Bullet Club LP 010 (#5)
Bullet Emusic/Rock-A-Billy MP 11587046 (#10)
Bullet Kool Kat Music CD 102 (#3)
Bullet White Label LP 8945 (#14)
Bullet White Label LP 8962 (#17)
      Pertinent Label shot Lucianne — Larry Kirby / Background Vocal: The Markees AP 3657  
 530-45 1959/Jan. 5
Bb pop rev.
Albert, Mel No rating Label shot Never Let Me Go — Mel Albert AP 3806 Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1005 (#4)
      No rating Label shot Sugar Plum — Mel Albert AP 3807 Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1005 (#8)
 533-45 1959/Mar. 30
Bb pop rev.
Smith, Smiley Pertinent Label shot Song sample Voo Doo Woman — Smiley Smith AP 3814 Bullet Bop CD 003 (#22)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55014 (#22)
Bullet Collector CD 4532 (#29)
Bullet Flame CD 004 (#8)
Bullet Flame LP 005 (#17)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 12 (#21)
      No rating Label shot All Over Now — Smiley Smith AP 3813  
 535-45 1959/May 18
Bb pop rev.
Anderson, Andy Pertinent Label shot Song sample You Shake Me Up — Andy Anderson AP 3829 Bullet Ace (U.S.) LP 2026 (#8)
Bullet Ace (U.S.) CD 2026 (#8)
Bullet Bison Bop LP 2032 (#1)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2032 (#1)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55161 (#10)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55193 (#10)
Bullet Club WWR LP 001 (#7)
Bullet Go-Cat-Go CD 20691 (#18)
Bullet Knockville LP 4400 (#14)
Bullet P-Vine CD 1892 (#8)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1019 (#4)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 3 (#14)
Bullet Sunjay CD 592 (#1)
Bullet Union Pacific LP 006 (#3)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample The Way She Smiled — Andy Anderson AP 3830 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55161 (#11)
Bullet Sunjay CD 592 (#5)
Bullet Union Pacific LP 006 (#4)
 537-45 1959/Aug. 3
Bb pop rev.
Albert, Mel Borderline Label shot Hinky Dinky — Mel Albert AP 3849  
      Borderline Label shot Song sample Before You Change Your Mind — Mel Albert AP 3851 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55199 (#17)
 761  1962/July 28
Bb pop rev.
Hickey, Ersel No rating Label shot Upside Down Love — Ersel Hickey A-7003 Bullet Hydra CD 27119 (#8)
      No rating Label shot The Millionaire — Ersel Hickey A-7001 Bullet Hydra CD 27119 (#9)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1974Knockville (Netherlands) 4400LPRock And Roll For Collectors, Vol. 1
1983Bison Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2032LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 28
1985Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2032LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 28
1986Rock & Country (Sweden) 1019LPVin Rock And Roll
1988Flame (England) 005LPDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 5
Union Pacific (England) 006LPOne Man's Rock And Roll / Andy Anderson
1989White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8945LPWiggle Walkin' Boogie
1990Ace (U.S.) (United States) 2026CDThe Greatest Rockabillies
1991Juke Box Saturday Night (Italy) JBSN 1005LPRock 'N' Roll Fever, Vol. 4
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8962LPRock And Roll Hunting
1992Sunjay (Sweden) 592CDYou Shake Me Up / Andy Anderson
1993Club (Spain) 010LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 10
Flame (England) CD 004CDDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 4
P-Vine (Japan) PCD 1892CDAce Records: The Greatest Rockabillies Of The 50's
Stomper Time (England) STCD 3CDThe Last Great Rockabilly Saturday Night
1994Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55014CDHorror Hop
Go-Cat-Go (Japan) 20691CDBest Of Rockabilly
1995Club WWR (Spain) WWRLP 001LPWild Wild Rockin', Vol. 1
Kool Kat Music 102CDPlease Pop . . . Let Me Go To The Hop
1996Ace (U.S.) (United States) 2026LPThe Greatest Rockabillies
2001Stomper Time (England) STCD 12CDNashville Rockabilly
2003Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55161CDTough Tough Tough / Andy Anderson
2005Hydra (Germany) BCK 27119CDHangin' Around At Heartbreak Hotel / Ersel Hickey
2009Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55193CDWicked
Classics (Sweden) 723CDRock-A-Socka Hop!, Vol. 4
Emusic/Rock-A-Billy (United States) 11587046MPTeenage Rockabilly
2010Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55199CDDo The Bop
year?Bop BOP- 003CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 3
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4532CDRock Hip Rock


Acknowledgments:  Stephane Chatain, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Steve Kelemen, Stephan Koenig, Tom Krajina, Gerd Miller, R&B Indies, Wayne Russell, Don Stilton


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