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Okeh (N.Y.)

New York, N.Y.  [source: Am. Rec. Label Dir.)

A subsidiary of Columbia. Originally established in 1918 by Otto Heinemann.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
4-7077  1957/Jan. 5
Bb r&b rev.
Hart, Larry No rating Label shot Song sample A Looka-A Looka — Larry Hart / Orch. Under Dir. Of Leroy Kirkland ZSP 39683  
      No rating Label shot If A Dream Could Make You Mine — Larry Hart / Orch. Under Dir. Of Leroy Kirkland ZSP 39682  
4-7103  1958/July 21
Bb pop rev.
Tyler, Frankie No rating Label shot Song sample If You Care — Frankie Tyler JZSP 44259 Bullet Classics CD 727 (#1)
      No rating Label shot Song sample I Go Ape — Frankie Tyler JZSP 44258  
4-7108  1959/Jan. 5
Bb pop rev.
Skee Brothers Pertinent Label shot Song sample That's All She Wrote — Skee Brothers ZSP 44990 Bullet Bear Family CD 16723 (#27)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5711 (#14)
Bullet CBS LP 83911 (#4)
Bullet Chief CD 1156512 [2nd] (#23)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Four Aces (Of Love) — Skee Brothers ZSP 44989 Bullet Blend CD 2 (#20)
Bullet Eagle LP 303 (#6)
Bullet Jivin' LP 184 (#9)
4-7109  1959/Jan. 12
Bb pop rev.
Hart, Kelly No rating Label shot Your Love, Your Kisses, And Your Charms — Kelly Hart ZSP 45262  
      No rating Label shot Dear Mom And Dad — Kelly Hart ZSP 45261  
4-7115  1959/Apr. 20
Bb pop rev.
Bacon, Gar No rating Label shot Marshall, Marshall — Gar Bacon / Orch. Under The Dir. Of Jack Gale JZSP 47035 Bullet Rock 'N' Roll CD 101 (#14)
      No rating Label shot Too Young To Love — Gar Bacon / Orch. Under The Dir. Of Jack Gale JZSP 47036  
4-7118  1959/May
(Bb est.)
Felts, Derrell Pertinent Label shot Song sample It's A Great Big Day — Derrell Felts JZSP 47660 Bullet Ace CD 785 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16725 (#14)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5711 (#17)
Bullet CBS LP 83911 (#7)
Bullet Club LP 024 (#12)
Bullet Collector LP 1016 (#8)
Bullet Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62172 (#13)
Bullet Fed CD 04 (#34)
Bullet Presto CD 406 (#30)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1197 (#63)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Lookie, Lookie, Lookie — Derrell Felts JZSP 47661 Bullet Collector LP 1016 (#9)
4-7166  1963/Mar. 16
Bb pop rev.
Wray, Link Borderline Label shot Song sample Rumble Mambo — Link Wray And The Wraymen ZSP 59258 Bullet Epic/Legacy CD 47904 (#13)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Hambone — Red Saunders & His Orch. With Dolores Hawkins & The Hambone Kids ZSP 59257  
4-18030  1954/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Ray, Billy No rating Label shot Song sample You Gotta Pet Me Baby — Billy Ray ZSP 14669 Bullet Cactus CD 18000 (#15)
      No rating I've Waited So Long — Billy Ray ZSP 14670  

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1973Collector (Netherlands) CL 1016LPHave Some Real Sound, Have Some Rock And Roll
1977Eagle (Germany) 303LPChicken Rock Vol. 2: Fabulous Groups Rockabilly Style
1979CBS (England) 83911LPCBS Rockabilly, Vol. 3
1982Jivin' (Belgium) 184LP14 Great All-Time Jivers, Vol. 3
1992Epic/Legacy (United States) EK 47904CDWalkin' With Link / Link Wray
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5711CDCBS Rockabilly Classics, Vol. 2
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156512 [2nd]CDUltra Rare Rockin' & Boppin', Vol. 2
1995Blend (Belgium) 2CDBest Of Blend Rock & Roll Collection, Vol. 2
2000Columbia/Epic/Legacy (United States) CK 62172CDAin't I'm A Dog!: 25 More Rockabilly Rave-Ups
2001Ace (England) CDCHD 785CDColumbia Rockabilly, Vol. 1
2005Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16725CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 25 (Columbia)
2006Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16723CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 23 (Columbia)
2010Classics (Sweden) CD 727CDTeen Rockin' Party, Vol. 1
year?Cactus (United States) 18000CDOkeh 18000 Series - Hillbilly
Club (Spain) 024LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 24
Fed (Sweden) 04CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 4
Presto DBL CD 406CDBig Bad Hot-Rod Drag & Real Rockin' Roadster Music
Rock 'N' Roll RNR 101CDThe Party's Not Over Yet
Smith & Co. SCCD 1197CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 4


Acknowledgments:  Scott Cheesebrew, Steve Foehner, Udo Frank, Adam Komorowski, Mikael Maki, Dean Craige Morris, Don Stilton


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