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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 It Must Be Love
Jimmy Lee / Background Vocal: The Markees
Label shot
(from Classics CD 723)
AP 3659 Bullet Classics CD 723 (#3)
      No rating Intermission
Jimmy Lee / Background Vocal: The Markees
Label shot
AP 3660  
526-45 1958/May 5
Bb pop rev.
Kirby, Larry Pertinent Sweet Shop
Larry Kirby / Background Vocal: The Markees
Label shot
(from White Label LP 8945)
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 Lucianne
Larry Kirby / Background Vocal: The Markees
Label shot
AP 3657  
530-45 1959/Jan. 5
Bb pop rev.
Albert, Mel No rating Never Let Me Go
Mel Albert
Label shot
AP 3806 Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1005 (#4)
      No rating Sugar Plum
Mel Albert
Label shot
AP 3807 Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1005 (#8)
533-45 1959/Mar. 30
Bb pop rev.
Smith, Smiley Pertinent Voo Doo Woman
Smiley Smith
Label shot
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55014)
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 All Over Now
Smiley Smith
Label shot
AP 3813  
535-45 1959/May 18
Bb pop rev.
Anderson, Andy Pertinent You Shake Me Up
Andy Anderson
Label shot
(from Stompertime CD 3)
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 The Way She Smiled
Andy Anderson
Label shot
(from 45)
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 Hinky Dinky
Mel Albert
Label shot
AP 3849  
      Borderline Before You Change Your Mind
Mel Albert
Label shot
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55199)
AP 3851 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55199 (#17)
761  1962/July 28
Bb pop rev.
Hickey, Ersel No rating Upside Down Love
Ersel Hickey
Label shot
A-7003 Bullet Hydra CD 27119 (#8)
      No rating The Millionaire
Ersel Hickey
Label shot
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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