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Ram (La.)

Shreveport, La.  [source: an original label)

Royal Audio Music. Eventually moved to Nashville, Tennessee. Owned by Myra Smith. Note that a simple system of release numbers from 1 to 26 is hidden at the beginning of longer, seemingly random numbers on the labels.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 uniss.   
 
Lewis, Margaret Non-pertinent And There Was No You — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 572 (#13)
      Borderline Baby Please Forgive Me — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 572 (#24)
      Borderline Bow Wow Puppy Love — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 572 (#14)
      Borderline Dust My Blues — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 572 (#15)
      Pertinent Emmitt Lee — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 572 (#22)
      Borderline Every Time You Put Me Down — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 572 (#25)
      Non-pertinent Full Grown Man — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 572 (#21)
      Pertinent Song sample Goin' To St. Louie [alt. vers.] — Margaret Lewis / Guitar Of Grace Tennessee   Bullet Ace CD 818 (#23)
      Borderline It's Alright (You Can Go) — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 572 (#19)
      Borderline John De Lee (I Love You) [alt. vers.] — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 572 (#20)
      Borderline Lovers Land — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 572 (#23)
      Borderline My Blue Eyed Boy — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 572 (#26)
      Borderline Raggedy Ann And Player Piano — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 572 (#12)
      Non-pertinent Song sample Reconsider Me — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 495 (#10)
Bullet Ace CD 572 (#17)
Bullet Ace CD 1016 (#17)
      Borderline Those Lonely, Lonely Nights — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 572 (#16)
      Pertinent You Oughta See My Baby — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 572 (#18)
 15551
(pressed by RCA)
1956/July 28
Bb c&w rev.
Wilson, James Pertinent Label shot Song sample Wilson Blues No. 1 — James Wilson And The Jimmie-Cats MS-103 G8OW-660 Bullet Ace CD 818 (#7)
Bullet Bark Log CD 1 (#7)
Bullet Bark Log LP 1 (#7)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55064 (#12)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample You Won't Know Why 'Til I'm Gone — James Wilson And The Jimmie-Cats MS-102 G8OW-661 Bullet Ace CD 818 (#8)
 6741
(pressed by RCA)
1957/Apr. 29
Bb pop rev.
Brannon, Linda Pertinent Label shot Don't Bother Me — Linda Brannon MS-112 H8OW-2039  
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample Woe Is Me — Linda Brannon MS-114 H8OW-2113 Bullet Supersonic LP 1174 (#13)
 8771
(pressed by RCA)
1957/July 29
Bb c&w rev.
Brannon, Linda Pertinent Label shot I Wanna Be There — Linda Brannon And The Singing Sons MS-117 H8OW-2195 Bullet Supersonic LP 1174 (#3)
      Non-pertinent Label shot I'll Be Lonesome When You're Gone — Linda Brannon And The Singing Sons MS-118 H8OW-2196  
 11829
(pressed by RCA)
1958/Mar.
BMI clear.
Brannon, Linda Pertinent Label shot Song sample I'm Leavin' — Linda Brannon MS-123 J8OW-1075 Bullet Ace CD 495 (#7)
Bullet Ace CD 1016 (#26)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample ( To My Sorrow) I Keep On Lovin' You — Linda Brannon MS-124 J8OW-1076  
9-12127 1959/Aug. 3
Bb pop rev.
Brannon, Linda Pertinent Label shot Song sample Any Way You Do — Linda Brannon MS-119 HOw Bullet Ace CD 495 (#20)
Bullet Supersonic LP 1170 (#4)
      No rating Baby I Can't Let You Go — Linda Brannon MS-120  
 1478
(pressed by RCA)
1958/Aug. 11
Bb pop rev.
Brannon, Linda Pertinent Label shot Song sample Just Another Lie — Linda Brannon MS-129 J9OW-7213 Bullet Ace CD 818 (#10)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Wherever You Are — Linda Brannon MS-130 J9OW-7214 Bullet Ace CD 495 (#12)
 1548/9 1959/May 18
Bb pop rev.
Lewis, Margaret Pertinent Label shot Song sample Cheaters Can't Win — Margaret Lewis MS-132 Bullet Ace CD 495 (#3)
Bullet Ace CD 572 (#10)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 105 (#34)
      Borderline Label shot No No Never — Margaret Lewis MS-131 Bullet Ace CD 572 (#9)
 1611-9 1959/May
BMI clear.
Lewis, Margaret Pertinent Label shot Song sample Shake A Leg — Margaret Lewis MS-134 Bullet Ace CD 572 (#1)
Bullet Ace CD 818 (#4)
Bullet Ace CD 1016 (#3)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55150 (#18)
Bullet Collector CD 4409 (#29)
Bullet Fantasic Voyage CD 141 (#35)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 054 (#45)
Bullet Folkline CD 253 (#13)
Bullet Mustang CD 15 (#23)
Bullet White Label LP 8955 (#4)
      Pertinent One Guy Today, Another Tomorrow — Margaret Lewis MS-133 Bullet Ace CD 572 (#2)
Bullet White Label LP 8955 (#5)
 1738 1959-60
(Bb est.)
Lonesome Drifter Borderline Label shot Song sample Honey Do You Think Of Me — The Lonesome Drifter MS-136 Bullet Ace CD 818 (#5)
Bullet B-Sharp CD 6/26 (#7)
Bullet B-Sharp LP 666- 1 (#7)
Bullet Collector LP 1022 (#2)
Bullet Norton LP 327 (#3)
      Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample I'll Be Lonesome When You're Gone — The Lonesome Drifter MS-135 Bullet Ace CD 818 (#20)
Bullet Norton LP 327 (#8)
 1840 1959-60
(Bb est.)
Lewis, Margaret Pertinent Label shot Song sample Goin' To St. Louie — Margaret Lewis / Guitar Of Grace Tennessee MS-137 Bullet Ace CD 572 (#3)
      Pertinent Label shot Song sample From The Cradle To The Blues — Margaret Lewis / Guitar Of Grace Tennessee MS-138 Bullet Ace CD 572 (#4)
 1960 1960/Sept. 12
Bb pop rev.
Robin, Rocky Borderline Song sample What Did You Do Last Night — Rocky Robin MS-139 Bullet Ace CD 495 (#18)
Bullet Centhy CD 2000 (#7)
      No rating Label shot Lonely Man — Rocky Robin MS-140  
 2090 1960/Nov.
BMI clear.
Run-A-Ways Non-pertinent Song sample Night Creature – (instr.) — The Run-A-Ways MS-142 Bullet Ace CD 495 (#19)
      No rating Hop-Skotch – (instr.) — The Run-A-Ways MS-141  
A-2331 Cover shot 1961
(est.)
Lewis, Margaret Pertinent Label shot Song sample Birmingham Valley Blues — Margaret Lewis / Directed By Grace Tennessee EPA-1 Bullet Ace CD 572 (#7)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55163 (#19)
      Pertinent You Can't Break My Heart No More — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 572 (#8)
      Borderline Roll Over Beethoven — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 572 (#5)
      Borderline Love Is A Fortune — Margaret Lewis   Bullet Ace CD 572 (#6)
 2451 1961/July 3
Bb pop rev.
Lewis, Margaret No rating John De Lee — Margaret Lewis A  
      No rating Label shot Somethin's Wrong Baby — Margaret Lewis B  
 2611 1961/Dec. 11
Bb pop rev.
Lewis, Margaret Pertinent Label shot That's Why I Cry — Margaret Lewis / With The Del Rays Band MS-148 Bullet Ace CD 572 (#11)
      Borderline Look What You're Doing To Me — Margaret Lewis MS-149 Bullet Ace CD 572 (#27)
 2982
(pressed by RCA)
1962
RCA mx code
Lewis, Margaret No rating Label shot Song sample Hold Me — Margaret Lewis / Directed By Grace Tennessee N8OW-8471  
      No rating Label shot Song sample What's Happened To You — Margaret Lewis / Directed By Grace Tennessee N8OW-8472  
RA-57228 
(pressed by RCA)
1957
RCA mx code
Spires, Endom Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Wonder Where You Are Tonight — Endom Spires MS-113 H80H-203 Bullet Ace CD 818 (#14)
Bullet Dusty LP 100 (#6)
      Non-pertinent You And I Love — Charlotte Hunter, Bob McGee MS-111 H80H-2038  
      Pertinent Label shot Don't Bother Me — Linda Brannon MS-112 H80H-2039  
      Non-pertinent Down At Miami (By The Beautiful Sea) — Bob McGee MS-110 H80H-2039  

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1974Collector (Netherlands) CL 1022LPThe Lonesome Drifter
1981Supersonic (United States?) LPV 1170LPHot Boppin' Girls, Vol. 2
1988Supersonic (United States?) 1174LPHot Boppin' Girls, Vol. 6
1990Bark Log (England) 1LPCountry Hicks, Vol. 1
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8955LPGreat Swinging Girls
1992Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4409CDGreat Rockin' Girls
1994Ace (England) CDCHD 495CDShreveport Stomp
1995Ace (England) CDCHD 572CDLonesome Bluebird / Margaret Lewis
Bark Log (England) CD 1CDCountry Hicks
1997Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55064CDRockabilly Party
2001Ace (England) CDCHD 818CDShreveport High Steppers
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55150CDCandy Doll
2003Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55163CDTough Dolls
2004Ace (England) CDCHD 1016CDGood Girls Gone Bad (Wild, Weird, And Wanted)
2005B-Sharp (England) 666- 1LPNasty Rockabilly, Vol. 1
2010Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 054CDGirls Gone Rockin'
Norton (United States) ED 327LPEager Boy / The Lonesome Drifter
2012Fantasic Voyage (England) FVDD 141CDA Whole Lotta Shakin
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 105CDLater Alligator: Louisiana Rock 'N' Roll
year?B-Sharp (England) 6/26CDNasty Rockabilly, CD 1
Centhy (Sweden) CD 2000CDTip Top Teeny
Dusty (United States) LP 100LPHillbilly & Rockabilly Special, Vol. 1
Folkline (England) 274- 253CDRockabilly Kittens, Vol. 3
Mustang MUST 15CDHot Rockin' Girls


Acknowledgments:  Andrew Bohan, CMF Library, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Peter Grendysa, Adam Komorowski, Pasi Koskela, Peter Lerner, Gerd Miller, Michel Proost, Perica Sucevic, Steve Weiner, Bjorn Witlox


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