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Pearl (Texas)

Houston, Texas  [source: an original label)

Owned by Bennie Hess. Despite the appearance of "Hollywood, Calif." on some labels, this was a Houston, Texas, company.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
45-708-P 1957/Oct. or earlier
(Bb est.)
Hess, Bennie Pertinent Label shot Song sample Teen Age Bop — Rocky Night Singing With His Night Cats B Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55060 (#25)
Bullet Collector CD 4544 (#25)
Bullet Dusty LP 100 (#10)
Bullet El Toro CD 1054 (#11)
Bullet Hydra CD 27129 (#22)
      No rating Label shot Gone Gone Blues — Rocky Night Singing With His Night Cats A  
45-711-P 1957/Nov. 11
Bb c&w rev.
Hess, Bennie No rating Label shot Song sample I'm So In Love With You — Bennie Hess With String Band B Bullet El Toro CD 1054 (#23)
Bullet Hydra CD 27129 (#7)
      No rating Label shot Your Memory — Bennie Hess With Guitar A  
45-716-P
(pressed by Monarch)
1958/Apr.
mx series
Doggett, Ray Pertinent Label shot Song sample No Doubt About It — Ray Doggett And The Counts A Δ22051 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55060 (#29)
Bullet Collector CD 4419 (#20)
Bullet El Toro CD 1054 (#17)
Bullet Hydra LP 7709 (#11)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 055 (#8)
Bullet Magnum Force CD 082 (#12)
Bullet Magnum Force CD 100 (#19)
Bullet Rockhouse LP 8411 (#12)
Bullet Rockhouse CD 9319 (#28)
Bullet Spade CD 3013 (#27)
Bullet Spade CD 199955.8 (#27)
Bullet White Label LP 8882 (#11)
      Borderline Label shot I'm Afraid — Ray Doggett And The Counts B Δ22052 Bullet Hydra LP 7709 (#12)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1984Rockhouse (Netherlands) LP 8411LPRock It!
1985White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8882LPAlways Rockin'
1987Magnum Force (England) MFLP 055LPRed Hot Rockabilly, Vol. 3
1989Hydra (Germany) BLK 7709LPDoggone It Doggett / Ray Doggett
1992Magnum Force (England) CDMF 082CDRed Hot Rockabilly, Vol. 8 (Best Of)
1993Rockhouse (Netherlands) ROCKCD 9319CDRock It: 32 Authentic R&R And Rockabilly Shakers
1994Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4419CDRockin' & Boppin'
Spade SP 199955.8CDThe Best Of Spade Records
1997Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55060CDRock
1998Magnum Force (England) CDMF 100CDMagnum Rockabilly
2006Hydra (Germany) BCK 27129CDWild Hog Hop / Bennie Hess
2012El Toro ETCD 1054CDRoyce Porter And Friends
year?Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4544CDEarly Rockin' Gold
Dusty (United States) LP 100LPHillbilly & Rockabilly Special, Vol. 1
Spade CD- 3013CDThe Best of Spade Records


Acknowledgments:  Andrew Brown, Scott Cheesebrew, Udo Frank, Klaus Kettner, Adam Komorowski


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