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Specialty (Calif.)

Hollywood, Calif.  [source: Billboard directory)

Owned by Art Rupe.
Feature article and discography in issue 80 (1999) of American Music Magazine.


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Number Date Artist Image Title & Credits Matrix Comps
Specialty (Calif.)  577  [78]1956/May
(Bb est.)
Zeppa, Benn JoeNo rating A Foolish Fool — Benn Zeppa And The Zephyrs    
     No rating Baby -- I Need (Ting-A-Ling) — Benn Zeppa And The Zephyrs    
Specialty (Calif.) SP-577-45 [45]1956/May
(Bb est.)
Zeppa, Benn JoeLabel shot
Non-pertinent A Foolish Fool — Benn Zeppa And The Zephyrs XSP-577-45 Bullet Ace CD 734 (#8)
     Label shot
No rating Baby -- I Need (Ting-A-Ling) — Benn Zeppa And The Zephyrs SP-577-45  
Specialty (Calif.)  621  [78]1957/Dec. 30
Bb pop rev.
Lowery, SonnyLabel shot
No rating Thank You For Your Kisses — Sonny Lowery 5095  
     Label shot
No rating Do You Promise? — Sonny Lowery 5097  
Specialty (Calif.)  621  [45]1957/Dec. 30
Bb pop rev.
Lowery, SonnyNo rating Thank You For Your Kisses — Sonny Lowery 5095  
     Label shot
No rating Do You Promise? — Sonny Lowery 5097  
Specialty (Calif.)  635  [78]1958/June 23
Bb pop rev.
Byrne, JerryNo rating Lights Out — Jerry Byrne    
     No rating Honey Baby — Jerry Byrne    
Specialty (Calif.)  648  [78]1958/Oct. 20
Bb pop rev.
Lowery, SonnyNo rating Goodbye Baby Goodbye — Sonny Lowery    
     No rating There's A Father Above — Sonny Lowery    
Specialty (Calif.)  648  [45]1958/Oct. 20
Bb pop rev.
Lowery, SonnyLabel shot
Pertinent Goodbye Baby Goodbye — Sonny Lowery
(from 45)
5154 Bullet Ace CD 574 (#18)
Bullet Pan American CD 56016 (#4)
Bullet Popularity CD 5004 (#26)
Bullet Red Flames CD 1000 (#18)
Bullet Wendi LP 000017 (#17)
     Label shot
Borderline There's A Father Above — Sonny Lowery
(from 45)
5156  
Specialty (Calif.)  654  [78]1958/Dec. 1
Bb pop rev.
Deuces WildNo rating I'm In A Whirl — The Deuces Wild    
     No rating The Meaning Of Love — The Deuces Wild    
Specialty (Calif.)  654  [45]1958/Dec. 1
Bb pop rev.
Deuces WildLabel shot
Pertinent I'm In A Whirl — The Deuces Wild
(from 45)
5166 Bullet Beaver LP 3306 (#5)
Bullet Cheesecake CD 491 (#8)
     Label shot
Pertinent The Meaning Of Love — The Deuces Wild
(from 45)
5168  
Specialty (Calif.)  655  [78]1958/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Fuller, JohnnyNo rating Haunted House — Johnny Fuller    
     Label shot
No rating The Mighty Hand — Johnny Fuller 5173  
Specialty (Calif.)  655  [45]1958/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Fuller, JohnnyLabel shot
No rating Haunted House — Johnny Fuller 5171 Bullet Ace CD 574 (#10)
     No rating The Mighty Hand — Johnny Fuller 5173  
Specialty (Calif.)  671  [78]1959/June 22
Bb pop rev.
Fuller, JohnnyNo rating Swingin' At The Creek — Johnny Fuller    
     No rating Many Rivers, Mighty Seas — Johnny Fuller    
Specialty (Calif.)  671  [45]1959/June 22
Bb pop rev.
Fuller, JohnnyLabel shot
No rating Swingin' At The Creek — Johnny Fuller 5217 Bullet Ace CD 574 (#21)
     Label shot
No rating Many Rivers, Mighty Seas — Johnny Fuller 5219  
Specialty (Calif.) SP-717  [78]1953/July 25
Bb c&w rev.
Tyler, JohnnyLabel shot
No rating Hillbilly Preacher — Johnny Tyler XSP-717  
     Label shot
No rating I'm Grateful To You — Johnny Tyler SP-717  
Specialty (Calif.)  717-45 [45]1953/July 25
Bb c&w rev.
Tyler, JohnnyLabel shot
No rating Hillbilly Preacher — Johnny Tyler XSP Bullet Cactus CD Spec. 1 (#1)
     Label shot
No rating I'm Grateful To You — Johnny Tyler SP  

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