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Island (Ohio)

Cleveland, Ohio  [source: an original label)

Owned by Frank J. Videmsek.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
IR:1/2 1957/Sept.
C&WJ rev.
Echo Valley Boys Pertinent Label shot Song sample Wash Machine Boogie — The Echo Valley Boys IR: 2 Bullet Ace CD 1268 (#13)
Bullet Bop CD 006 (#23)
Bullet Collector LP 2307 (#11)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2019 (#1)
Bullet Fed CD 10 (#22)
Bullet Hallmark CD 305242 (#10)
Bullet Island CD 001 (#5)
Bullet Lucky CD 811 (#26)
Bullet Mustang CD 6 (#26)
Bullet Presto CD 1 (#9)
Bullet Rollercoaster LP 2008 (#13)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Ramblin' Man — The Echo Valley Boys IR: 1 Bullet Esoldun LP 2019 (#6)
IR3 
(pressed by RCA)
1957/Aug. 26
Bb c&w rev.
Browning, Bill No rating Label shot Song sample Don't Wait Too Late — Bill Browning And His Echo Valley Boys H8OW-5976 Bullet Island CD 001 (#21)
      No rating Label shot One Day A Month — Bill Browning And His Echo Valley Boys H8OW-5977 Bullet Island CD 001 (#22)
IR4/5
(pressed by RCA)
1957/Dec. 2
Bb pop rev.
Browning, Bill Borderline Label shot Song sample Hula-Rock — Bill Browning And His Echo Valley Boys HO8W-0187 Bullet Chief CD 1156505 (#23)
Bullet DOJO LP 5009 (#10)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2019 (#12)
Bullet Island CD 001 (#1)
Bullet Island CD 145105 (#14)
Bullet White Label LP 8814 (#6)
      No rating Label shot Makes You Feela So Good — Bill Browning And His Echo Valley Boys HO8W-0188 Bullet Island CD 001 (#25)
IR6 
(pressed by RCA)
1958/Jan. 13
Bb pop rev.
Gunter, Hardrock Pertinent Label shot Song sample Boppin' To Grandfather's Clock — Sidney Jo Lewis 7 HO8W-0502 Bullet Island CD 001 (#8)
Bullet Mustang CD 6 (#29)
Bullet Pan American CD 56028 (#10)
Bullet Presto CD 5 (#29)
Bullet Rollercoaster LP 2008 (#11)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3013 (#9)
Bullet White Label LP 8814 (#8)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Beggars Can't Be Choosers — Sidney Jo Lewis 8 HO8W-0503 Bullet Island CD 001 (#13)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3013 (#10)
IR-7 
(pressed by RCA)
1958/Mar. 17
Bb c&w rev.
Browning, Bill Pertinent Label shot Song sample Borned With The Blues — Bill Browning And His Echo Valley Boys J8OW-0640 Bullet Esoldun LP 2019 (#5)
Bullet Island CD 001 (#20)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Dark Hollow — Bill Browning And His Echo Valley Boys J8OW-0641 Bullet Esoldun LP 2019 (#11)
Bullet Island CD 001 (#18)
IR-10 
(pressed by RCA)
1958/Dec. 15
Bb c&w rev.
Browning, Bill Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Breaking Hearts — Bill Browning And His Echo Valley Boys JO8W-1281 Bullet Esoldun LP 2019 (#9)
Bullet Island CD 001 (#7)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Lay Me Low — Bill Browning And His Echo Valley Boys JO8W-1280  
IR-11 
(pressed by RCA)
1960/Apr. 4
Bb c&w rev.
Browning, Bill Borderline Label shot Song sample Sinful Woman — Bill Browning And His Echo Valley Boys K8OW-5276 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55026 (#17)
Bullet Chief CD 1156502 (#12)
Bullet Club PR LP 006 (#12)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2019 (#3)
Bullet Flame LP 016 (#1)
Bullet Island CD 001 (#9)
Bullet Lucky CD 812 (#7)
Bullet Mustang CD 4 (#10)
Bullet Presto CD 5 (#9)
Bullet Rollercoaster LP 2008 (#4)
Bullet Sleazy CD 03 (#20)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Just Because You Say Your Sorry — Bill Browning And His Echo Valley Boys K8OW-5275 Bullet Island CD 001 (#26)
EP7543/4
W.W.V.A. Jamboree Special [mono]
 
 
Gunter, Hardrock Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock-A-Bop Baby — Hardrock Gunter J8OH-7544 Bullet Island CD 001 (#17)
Bullet Presto CD 8 (#7)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3013 (#12)
Bullet White Label LP 8814 (#12)
      Borderline Song sample Birmingham Bounce — Hardrock Gunter J8OH-7544 Bullet Hallmark CD 305242 (#12)
Bullet Island CD 001 (#4)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3013 (#8)
Bullet White Label LP 8814 (#11)
      No rating Song sample Ida Red Rock — Buddy Durham J8OH-7544  
      No rating Song sample You're Just A Baby — Buddy Durham J8OH-7544  
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Gonna Be A Fire — Bill Browning J8OH-7543  
      Borderline Song sample Down In The Holler Where Sally Lives — Bill Browning J8OH-7543  
      Pertinent Song sample Juke Box Play For Me — Cook Brothers J8OH-7543 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55094 (#5)
Bullet Chief CD 1156520 (#29)
Bullet White Label LP 8814 (#9)
      Borderline Song sample You Gotta Go — Cook Brothers J8OH-7543 Bullet White Label LP 8814 (#10)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1976Collector (Netherlands) CLS 2307LPRockin' And Boppin'
1980White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8814LPThe Island Recordings
1985Rollercoaster (England) 2008LPRoller Coaster Rockers, Vol. 1
1987Esoldun (France) RR 2019LPBill Browning
1988DOJO (Finland) DOJL- 5009LPRock-A-Hula-Bop
1992Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156502CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 2
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156505CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 5
1994Flame (England) 016LPDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 16
Island IR 145105CDRock-A-Hula Bop
1995Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55026CDMean Mean Daddy
Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 006LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 6
Rollercoaster (England) RCCD 3013CDGonna Rock & Roll, Gonna Dance All Night / Hardrock Gunter
1996Hallmark 305242CDDo The Ooby Dooby
1997Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156520CDUltra Rare Hillbilly Boogie, Vol. 1
Lucky (England) CDLR 811CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 11
Lucky (England) CDLR 812CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 12
2000Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55094CDJukebox Rock
2007Sleazy RAB 03CDRockabilly Race: 25 Pure Rockabilly Tracks, Vol. 3
2008Pan American (Switzerland) 56028CDYou're Killin' Me
2010Ace (England) CDCHD 1268CDA Rocket In My Pocket
year?Bop BOP- 006CDSaturday Night On Bop Street, Vol. 6
Fed (Sweden) 10CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 10
Island CD-IR: 001CDHula Rock
Mustang MUST 4CDMad Dog In Town
Mustang MUST 6CDSaturday Jump
Presto Vol. 1CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 1
Presto Vol. 5CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 5
Presto Vol. 8CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 8


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Stephane Chatain, Scott Cheesebrew, Tom Fallon, Udo Frank, Gerd Miller, Dean Craige Morris, Michel Proost, Rock & Roll Musik Magazin, Rockabilly Record Guide, Al Turner, Bjorn Witlox


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