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Valens, Ritchie

Real name Richard Valenzuela. Born 1941 in Pacoima, Calif. Died in 1959.

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 Records 1-193 of 193

Date Label & Number Image Title & Credits Matrix Comps
1958/Sept. 1
Bb pop rev.
Del-Fi (Calif.)  4106  [78]No rating Come On, Let's Go — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Framed — Ritchie Valens    
1958/Sept. 1
Bb pop rev.
Del-Fi (Calif.)  4106  [45]
(pressed by Monarch)
Label shot
Borderline Come On, Let's Go — Ritchie Valens
(from Ace CD 387)
6-58-110 Δ36213 Bullet Ace LP 63 (#6)
Bullet Ace CD 387 (#1)
Bullet Ace CD 499 (#4)
Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#14)
Bullet MSIF CD 2001 (#18)
Bullet Rhino CD 70741 (#18)
Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#3)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent Framed — Ritchie Valens
(from Ace CD 387)
6-58-113 Δ36214 Bullet Ace CD 387 (#15)
Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#6)
Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#15)
Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#11)
1958/Nov. 17
Bb pop rev.
Del-Fi (Calif.)  4110  [78]No rating Donna — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating La Bamba — Ritchie Valens    
1958/Nov. 17
Bb pop rev.
Del-Fi (Calif.)  4110  [45]Label shot
Non-pertinent Donna — Ritchie Valens
(from 45)
1058-119 Bullet Ace CD 387 (#3)
Bullet Ace CD 499 (#11)
Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#9)
Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#8)
Bullet MCA CD 32338 (#16)
Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#2)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent La Bamba — Ritchie Valens
(from 45)
1058-118 Bullet Ace CD 387 (#2)
Bullet Ace CD 499 (#19)
Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#4)
Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#7)
Bullet MCA CD 32338 (#15)
Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#1)
1959/Jan.
(Bb est.)
Del-Fi (Calif.)  4111  [45]Label shot
No rating Fast Freight — Ritchie Valens 1258-121  
    Label shot
No rating Big Baby Blues — Ritchie Valens 1258-120  
1959/Jan.
(Bb est.)
Del-Fi (Calif.)  4111  [45]Label shot
No rating Fast Freight — Arvee Allens
(from Ace CD 387)
1258-121 Bullet Ace LP 63 (#12)
Bullet Ace CD 387 (#5)
Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#14)
Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#25)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 456 (#41)
Bullet Past LP 6/376 (#2)
Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#19)
    Label shot
No rating Big Baby Blues — Arvee Allens 1258-120 Bullet Ace CD 499 (#15)
1959/Mar. 23
Bb pop rev.
Del-Fi (Calif.)  4114  [45]Label shot
Borderline That's My Little Suzie — Ritchie Valens
(from 45)
159-131 Bullet Ace CD 387 (#7)
Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#5)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent In A Turkish Town — Ritchie Valens
(from Ace CD 387)
159-130 Bullet Ace CD 387 (#16)
Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#19)
Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#4)
1959/June 1
Bb pop rev.
Del-Fi (Calif.)  4117  [45]
(pressed by Monarch)
Cover shot
Label shot
Non-pertinent We Belong Together — Ritchie Valens
(from 45)
459-142 Δ36216 Bullet Ace CD 387 (#13)
Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#5)
Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#6)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent Little Girl — Ritchie Valens
(from 45)
459-143 Δ36217 Bullet Ace CD 387 (#10)
Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#12)
Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#8)
1959/Oct. 19
Bb pop rev.
Del-Fi (Calif.)  4128  [45]Label shot
No rating Big Baby Blues — Ritchie Valens
(from Ace CD 387)
DF-1258-120 Bullet Ace CD 387 (#9)
Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#22)
Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#20)
    Label shot
No rating Stay Beside Me — Ritchie Valens
(from Ace CD 387)
DF-959-172 Bullet Ace CD 387 (#8)
Bullet Ace CD 499 (#17)
Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#15)
Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#13)
 
 
Del-Fi (Calif.) PR-1  [45 EP]Label shot
No rating La Bamba — Ritchie Valens One  
    No rating We Belong Together — Ritchie Valens One  
    Label shot
No rating Donna — Ritchie Valens Two  
    No rating Framed — Ritchie Valens Two  
 
 
Del-Fi (Calif.) D-101  [45 EP]
Ritchie Valens
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating La Bamba — Ritchie Valens one  
    No rating We Belong Together — Ritchie Valens one  
    Label shot
No rating Donna — Ritchie Valens two  
    No rating Framed — Ritchie Valens two  
 
 
Del-Fi (Calif.) DFEP-111  [45 EP]
Limited Valens Memorial Series
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating Bluebirds Over The Mountain — Ritchie Valens one Bullet Ace CD 499 (#7)
Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#7)
    No rating Come On Let's Go — Ritchie Valens one  
    Label shot
No rating Hi-Tone — Ritchie Valens two Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#13)
    No rating Donna — Ritchie Valens two  
1960/Feb. 22
Bb pop rev.
Del-Fi (Calif.)  4133  [45]Label shot
No rating Paddiwack Song — Ritchie Valens
(from Starlite CD 51021)
DF-160-175 Bullet Past LP 6/376 (#3)
Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#18)
    Label shot
No rating Cry, Cry, Cry — Ritchie Valens
(from Ace CD 387)
DF-160-173 Bullet Ace CD 387 (#6)
Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#14)
 
 
Kasey (N.J.)  7040  [45]
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating Donna — Richie Valens A  
    Label shot
No rating La Bamba — Richie Valens B  
1959
(BSN est.)
Del-Fi (Calif.) DFLP1201  [LP]
Ritchie Valens [mono]
Cover shot
No rating That's My Little Suzie — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating In A Turkish Town — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Come On Let's Go — Ritchie Valens   Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#8)
    No rating Donna — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Boney-Maronie — Ritchie Valens
(from Ace CD 387)
  Bullet Ace CD 387 (#12)
Bullet Ace CD 499 (#2)
Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#11)
Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#20)
    No rating Ooh, My Head — Ritchie Valens
(from Ace CD 387)
  Bullet Ace LP 63 (#7)
Bullet Ace CD 387 (#18)
Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#3)
Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#10)
    Label shot
No rating La Bamba — Ritchie Valens LP-59-2-102  
    No rating Bluebirds Over The Mountain — Ritchie Valens
(from Ace CD 387)
LP-59-2-102 Bullet Ace CD 387 (#4)
    No rating Hi-Tone — Ritchie Valens
(from Starlite CD 51021)
LP-59-2-102 Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#17)
    No rating Framed — Ritchie Valens LP-59-2-102  
    No rating We Belong Together — Ritchie Valens LP-59-2-102  
    No rating Dooby-Dooby-Wah — Ritchie Valens
(from Ace CD 387)
LP-59-2-102 Bullet Ace CD 387 (#17)
Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#7)
1959
(BSN est.)
Del-Fi (Calif.) DFLP-1206  [LP]
Ritchie [mono]
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating Stay Beside Me — Ritchie Valens 1  
    No rating Cry Cry Cry — Ritchie Valens 1 Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#2)
    No rating Big Baby Blues — Ritchie Valens 1  
    No rating Paddi-Wack Song — Ritchie Valens 1 Bullet Ace CD 499 (#14)
Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#17)
    No rating My Darling Is Gone — Ritchie Valens
(from Starlite CD 51021)
1 Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#15)
    No rating Hurry Up — Ritchie Valens
(from Ace CD 387)
1 Bullet Ace CD 387 (#11)
Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#16)
Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#16)
    No rating Little Girl — Ritchie Valens 2  
    No rating Now You're Gone — Ritchie Valens
(from Starlite CD 51021)
2 Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#9)
    No rating Fast Freight — Ritchie Valens 2  
    No rating Ritchie's Blues — Ritchie Valens – (instr.) 2 Bullet Canadian CD 2311 (#19)
Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#10)
    No rating Rockin' All Night — Ritchie Valens
(from Starlite CD 51021)
2 Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#20)
Bullet Starlite CD 51021 (#12)
1961
(BSN est.)
Del-Fi (Calif.) DFLP-1214  [LP]
Ritchie Valens In Concert At Pacoima Jr. High [mono]
Cover shot
Label shot
No rating Come On Let's Go [live vers.] — Ritchie Valens 1  
    No rating Donna [live vers.] — Ritchie Valens 1  
    No rating Summertime Blues [live vers.] — Ritchie Valens 1 Bullet Ace CD 499 (#12)
Bullet Tommy LP 536 (#5)
    No rating From Beyond [live vers.] — Ritchie Valens 1  
    No rating La Bamba [live vers.] — Ritchie Valens 1  
    No rating Rhythm Song [live vers.] — Ritchie Valens 2  
    No rating Guitar Instrumental [live vers.] — Ritchie Valens 2  
    No rating Malaguena [live vers.] — Ritchie Valens – (instr.)
(from Ace CD 387)
2 Bullet Ace CD 387 (#14)
Bullet Canadian CD 2311 (#12)
    No rating Rock Little Darlin' [live vers.] — Ritchie Valens 2 Bullet Nude 10 001 (#4)
Bullet Tommy LP 536 (#6)
    No rating Let's Rock And Roll [live vers.] — Ritchie Valens 2 Bullet Tommy LP 536 (#4)
 
 
Del-Fi (Calif.) DFLP-1225  [LP]
Ritchie Valens Memorial Album [mono]
No rating Donna — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating We Belong Together — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating From Beyond — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Stay Beside Me — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Bluebirds Over The Mountain — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating In A Turkish Town — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Malaguena — Ritchie Valens   Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#21)
    No rating La Bamba — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Come On Let's Go — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Rockin' All Night — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Cry Cry Cry — Ritchie Valens    
1964
(BSN est.)
Del-Fi (Calif.) DFLP-1247  [LP]
His Greatest Hits, Volume 2 [mono]
No rating La Bamba — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating That's My Little Suzie — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Ooh, My Head — Ritchie Valens   Bullet Club LP 014 (#10)
    No rating Let's Rock And Roll — Ritchie Valens
(from unknown source)
   
    No rating Cry Cry Cry — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Boney-Maronie — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Donna — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Rock Little Darlin' — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Dooby Dooby Wah — Ritchie Valens   Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#18)
    No rating Framed — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Now You're Gone — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Little Girl — Ritchie Valens    
 
 
Guest Star (N.J.) G1469  [LP]
The Original Ritchie Valens [mono]
Cover shot
No rating Donna — Ritchie Valens A  
    No rating Little Girl — Ritchie Valens A  
    No rating Now You Are Gone — Ritchie Valens A  
    No rating Fast Freight — Ritchie Valens A  
    No rating Ritchie's Blues — Ritchie Valens – (instr.) A  
    Label shot
No rating Rockin' All Night — Ritchie Valens B  
    No rating Rock Little Donna — Ritchie Valens B Bullet Tommy LP 536 (#3)
    No rating Hurry Up — Ritchie Valens B  
    No rating Hi-Tone — Ritchie Valens B  
    No rating We Belong Together — Ritchie Valens B  
 
 
Guest Star (N.J.) GSS-1469  [LP]
The Original Ritchie Valens [stereo]
No rating Donna [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Little Girl [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Now You Are Gone [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Fast Freight [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Ritchie's Blues [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens – (instr.)    
    No rating Rockin' All Night [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Rock Little Donna [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Hurry Up [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Hi-Tone [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating We Belong Together [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
 
 
Guest Star (N.J.) GS-1484  [LP]
The Original La Bamba [mono]
No rating Come On Let's Go — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Oh My Head — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating In A Turkish Town — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating That's My Little Susie — Ritchie Valens   Bullet Del-Fi CD 9001 (#1)
    No rating La Bamba — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Cry Cry Cry — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Do Bee Do Bee Wha — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Paddy Wack Song — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating My Darling Is Gone — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Big Baby Blues — Ritchie Valens    
 
 
Guest Star (N.J.) GSS-1484  [LP]
The Original La Bamba [stereo]
No rating Come On Let's Go [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Oh My Head [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating In A Turkish Town [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating That's My Little Susie [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating La Bamba [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Cry Cry Cry [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Do Bee Do Bee Wha [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Paddy Wack Song [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating My Darling Is Gone [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
    No rating Big Baby Blues [rechan. vers.] — Ritchie Valens    
 
 
[unissued]     [unissued]No rating Come On, Let's Go [alt. vers.] — Ritchie Valens   Bullet Ace CD 499 (#3)
    No rating Donna [alt. vers.] — Ritchie Valens   Bullet Ace CD 499 (#10)
    No rating In A Turkish Town [alt. vers.] — Ritchie Valens   Bullet Ace CD 499 (#13)
    No rating La Bamba [alt. vers.] — Ritchie Valens   Bullet Ace CD 499 (#8)
    No rating Let's Rock And Roll [alt. vers.] — Ritchie Valens   Bullet Ace CD 499 (#9)
    No rating Malaguena [alt. vers.] — Ritchie Valens   Bullet Ace CD 499 (#16)
    No rating Rock Little Darlin' [alt. vers.] — Ritchie Valens   Bullet Ace CD 499 (#6)
    No rating That's My Little Suzie [alt. vers.] — Ritchie Valens   Bullet Ace CD 499 (#5)

 Records 1-193 of 193

Acknowledgments:  Both Sides Now, Scott Cheesebrew, Marc Coulavin, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Derek Hamilton, Bernd Hermoneit, Stewart Michard, Gerd Miller, Willem Oosterveld, Mike Perkins, Mike Smyth, Peter Staehli, Mike Stewart, Perica Sucevic, Svein Arne Vikesdal, Joe Wajgel, Bjorn Witlox, eBay, highnumbers


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