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Mercury-Starday (Ill.)

Chicago, Ill.  [source: Am. Rec. Label Dir.)

A joint venture of Mercury (Chicago, Ill.) and Starday (Madison, Tenn.). Release numbers were part of the main Mercury series.


 Records 1-120 of 120

Number Date Artist Image Title & Credits Matrix Comps
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71067x45 [45]1957/Mar. 9
Bb c&w rev.
Bond, EddieLabel shot
Non-pertinent They Say We're Too Young — Eddie Bond
(from White Label LP 8876)
YW14716 Bullet Bear Family CD 15708 (#13)
Bullet White Label LP 8876 (#13)
     Label shot
Non-pertinent You're Part Of Me — Eddie Bond
(from White Label LP 8876)
YW14714 Bullet Bear Family CD 15708 (#11)
Bullet White Label LP 8876 (#12)
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71097x45 [45]1957/Apr. 29
Bb c&w rev.
Gordon, CurtisLabel shot
Pertinent Sittin' On Top — Curtis Gordon
(from Bear Family CD 16101)
YW12693 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16101 (#25)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family CD 17604 (#18)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5704 (#16)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6001 (#26)
Bullet Chief CD 1156505 (#2)
Bullet Club PR LP 002 (#3)
Bullet Lucky CD 803 (#13)
Bullet Mercury (England) LP 6463 084 (#15)
Bullet Mustang CD 6 (#4)
Bullet One Day Music CD 147 (#21)
Bullet Philips LP 6336 257 (#16)
Bullet Presto CD 1 (#52)
Bullet Sleazy CD 01 (#24)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#22)
     Label shot
Non-pertinent Out To Win Your Heart — Curtis Gordon
(from Bear Family LP 15181)
YW14718 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#14)
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71110X45 [45]1957/May 13
Bb c&w rev.
CarlislesLabel shot
No rating Wouldn't You Like To — The Carlisles YW14720  
     Label shot
No rating Ladder Of Love — The Carlisles YW12735 Bullet Bear Family CD 15980 (#20)
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71111x45 [45]1957/May 13
Bb c&w rev.
Walker, CharlieLabel shot
Pertinent I'll Never Let It Show — Charlie Walker With The Four Pals
(from 45)
YW14765 Bullet Bear Family CD 17604 (#21)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6001 (#2)
Bullet Hop CD 005 (#12)
     Label shot
Borderline Take My Hand (I'll Understand) — Charlie Walker With The Four Pals YW14766  
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71112x45 [45]1957/May 13
Bb c&w rev.
LaBeff, TommyLabel shot
Pertinent I'm Through — Sleepy LaBeff
(from 45)
YW14959 Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#2)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#5)
Bullet Lucky CD 816 (#10)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#30)
     Label shot
Borderline All Alone — Sleepy LaBeff
(from Redita [1st series] LP 112)
YW14958 Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#4)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#6)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 112 (#8)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 112 (#8)
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71113x45 [45]1957/May
(Bb est.)
Edwards, TibbyLabel shot
No rating Long Time Gone — Tibby Edwards YW14729  
     Label shot
No rating I'd Come Running — Tibby Edwards YW14728  
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71121  [78]1957/May 27
Bb c&w rev.
Gordon, CurtisNo rating Cry, Cry — Curtis Gordon    
     No rating Sixteen — Curtis Gordon    
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71121x45 [45]1957/May 27
Bb c&w rev.
Gordon, CurtisLabel shot
Pertinent Cry, Cry — Curtis Gordon
(from Bear Family LP 15181)
YW14774 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#19)
     Label shot
Borderline Sixteen — Curtis Gordon
(from Bear Family LP 15181)
YW14775 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#22)
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71138x45 [45]1957/June 24
Bb c&w rev.
Grayzell, RudyPertinent Let's Get Wild — Rudy Grayzell
(from Bear Family CD 16101)
YW14964 Bullet Bear Family CD 16101 (#12)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6002 (#7)
Bullet Club WWR LP 002 (#2)
Bullet One Day Music CD 147 (#4)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1197 (#70)
Bullet Starday LP 1321 (#1)
Bullet TRG CD 505 106 (#25)
     No rating I Love You So — Rudy Grayzell YW14963 Bullet Starday LP 1321 (#2)
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71139x45 [45]1957/June 24
Bb c&w rev.
MarksmenNo rating You Hurt Me So — The Marksmen YW14769  
     No rating Don't Gamble With My Heart — The Marksmen YW14768  
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71153x45 [45]1957/July 22
Bb c&w rev.
Bond, EddieNon-pertinent Hershey Bar — Eddie Bond
(from White Label LP 8876)
YW14784 Bullet Bear Family CD 15708 (#17)
Bullet White Label LP 8876 (#4)
     Non-pertinent Lovin' You, Lovin' You — Eddie Bond
(from White Label LP 8876)
YW14783 Bullet Bear Family CD 15708 (#16)
Bullet White Label LP 8876 (#14)
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71179x45 [45]1957/Sept. 9
Bb c&w rev.
LaBeff, TommyLabel shot
Pertinent All The Time — Sleepy LaBeff
(from 45)
YW14976 Bullet Ace 10 19 (#10)
Bullet Ace LP 218 (#16)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16101 (#2)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6001 (#28)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#3)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 017 (#46)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#67)
Bullet Memphis CD 7033 (#5)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 346 (#17)
Bullet One Day Music CD 147 (#40)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 112 (#7)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 112 (#7)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#40)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 931 (#27)
     Label shot
Borderline Lonely — Sleepy LaBeff
(from 45)
YW14975 Bullet Ace 10 16 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#6)
Bullet Charly LP 30181 (#2)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#4)
Bullet Lesley CD 5 (#6)
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71183x45 [45]1957/Sept. 9
Bb c&w rev.
Gordon, CurtisLabel shot
Pertinent I Wouldn't — Curtis Gordon
(from 45)
YW14777 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#29)
     Label shot
Pertinent Please Baby Please — Curtis Gordon
(from 45)
YW14776 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#26)
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71185x45 [45]1957/Sept. 16
Bb c&w rev.
Beavers, ClydeLabel shot
No rating Crying For My Baby — Clyde Beaver YW14982 Bullet Cactus CD 5008 (#7)
Bullet Orbit CD 5915 (#23)
     Label shot
No rating The Man In The Glass — Clyde Beaver YW14981  
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71219x45 [45]1957/Nov. 4
Bb c&w rev.
Richardson, JapeLabel shot
Pertinent Crazy Blues — Jape Richardson And The Japetts
(from Philips LP 6336 257)
YW15028 Bullet Bear Family CD 17604 (#9)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5704 (#14)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6000 (#3)
Bullet Club PR LP 010 (#20)
Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#23)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 142 (#12)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#68)
Bullet Mercury (England) LP 6463 084 (#13)
Bullet Mercury (Germany) LP 6463 057 (#7)
Bullet One Day Music CD 147 (#12)
Bullet Pan American CD 56001 (#14)
Bullet Philips LP 6336 257 (#14)
Bullet Rhino LP 70164 (#6)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#6)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#9)
Bullet Star LP 1020 (#2)
Bullet Tommy LP 536 (#7)
     Label shot
Non-pertinent Beggar To A King — Jape Richardson And The Japetts YW15027 Bullet El Toro CD 1021 (#24)
Bullet Rhino LP 70164 (#5)
Bullet Rhino CD 70164 (#5)
Bullet Spectrum CD 554 906 (#8)
Bullet Star LP 1020 (#5)
Bullet Tommy LP 536 (#9)
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71225X45 [45]1957/Nov. 4
Bb xmas rev.
Jones, GeorgeLabel shot
No rating New Baby For Christmas — George Jones YW15007 Bullet Jan/Star Club LP 8038 (#10)
     Label shot
No rating Maybe Next Christmas — George Jones YW15008  
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71237X45 [45]1957/Dec. 2
Bb c&w rev.
Bond, EddieLabel shot
Pertinent Love, Love, Love — Eddie Bond
(from 45)
YW14782 Bullet Bear Family CD 15708 (#15)
Bullet Multigroove 10 2009 (#12)
Bullet White Label LP 8876 (#6)
     Label shot
Non-pertinent Backslidin' — Eddie Bond
(from White Label LP 8876)
YW14717 Bullet Bear Family CD 15708 (#14)
Bullet White Label LP 8876 (#5)
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71257x45 [45]1958/Feb. 3
Bb c&w rev.
Jones, GeorgeLabel shot
Pertinent Eskimo Pie — George Jones
(from 45)
YW15038 Bullet Cactus CD 1002 (#30)
Bullet Encore CD 193196 (#15)
Bullet Kay LP 20390 (#9)
Bullet Teenage Heaven LP 676 (#3)
     Label shot
Non-pertinent Color Of The Blues — George Jones
(from 45)
YW15006  

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