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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Ritchie Valens




Richard Steven Valenzuela, *13-05-1941 Pacoima, CA, +03-02-1959
by Praguefrank, Dik DeHeer, Paul Urbahns
SESSIONS

May 1958 [demo sessions] Bob Keane’s Studio, Hollywood, CA
00001 DONNA DFBX-2359
00002 RITCHIE’S BLUES DFBX-2359
00003 COME ON, LET’S GO  DFLP-1214* DFBX-2359
00004 RHYTHM SONG DFLP-1214 DFBX-2359
00005 GUITAR INSTRUMENTAL DFLP-1214 DFBX-2359
00006 MALAGUENA DFLP-1214 DFBX-2359
00007 ROCK LITTLE DARLING DFLP-1214  G-1469 DFBX-2359
00008 LET’S ROCK AND ROLL DFLP-1214 DFBX-2359
00009 WE BELONG TOGETHER DFBX-2359
00010 IN A TURKISH TOWN DFBX-2359
00011 DOOBY DOOBY WAH DFBX-2359
00012 BLUEBIRDS OVER THE MOUNTAIN DFBX-2359
00013 BLUES WITH DRUMS DFBX-2359
00014 I GOT A GAL NAMED SUE DFBX-2359
00015 BLUES INSTRUMENTAL DFBX-2359
00016 STAY BESIDE ME DFBX-2359
00017 BLUES SLOW DFBX-2359
00018 CRY, CRY, CRY DFBX-2359
00019 OOH MY SOUL [fragment] DFBX-2359
*applaus added
18 June 1958 Gold Star Recording Studios, 6252 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Ritchie Valens (Ritchie Valens [vcl/gt], Rene Hall [gt], Irving Ashbyor Carol Kaye [rh gt], Buddy Clark [bass],  Earl Palmer [drums]. Producer: Bob Keane)
001 6-58-110/Δ 36213 COME ON, LET’S GO Del-Fi 4106 Pye N-25000 DFEP-111/ DFLP-1201 DFBX-2359
002 6-58-113/Δ 36214 FRAMED 4106 D-101/ DFLP-1201 DFBX-2359
probably from this session:
003 DOOBY-DOOBY-WAH  Pye N-25000 DFLP-1201 DFBX-2359
1958 [instrumental overdub session] Hollywood, CA – Ritchie Valens (demos)
004 1058-119 DONNA 4110 D-101 DFEP-111/ DFLP-1201 G-1469 DFBX-2359 [take-2] DFBX-2359
005 RITCHIE'S BLUES Del-Fi DFLP-1206   G-1469 DFBX-2359
23 September 1958 Gold Star Recording Studios, 6252 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Ritchie Valens (Ritchie Valens [vcl/gt], Rene Hall [gt], Irving Ashbyor Carol Kaye [rh gt], Buddy Clark [bass],  Earl Palmer [drums]. Producer: Bob Keane)
006 1058-118 LA BAMBA 4110 D-101 London HL-9494/ DFLP-1201 DFBX-2359 [stereo:] DFBX-2359 [band track] DFBX-2359
007 HI-TONE DFEP-111/ DFLP-1201 G-1469 DFBX-2359
008 NOW YOU'RE GONE Del-Fi DFLP-1206  G-1469 DFBX-2359
009 459-143/ Δ36217  LITTLE GIRL 4117/ DFLP-1206 G-1469 DFBX-2359
25 September 1958 Gold Star Recording Studios, 6252 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Ritchie Valens (Ritchie Valens [vcl/gt], Rene Hall [gt], Irving Ashbyor Carol Kaye [rh gt], Buddy Clark [bass],  Earl Palmer [drums]. Producer: Bob Keane)
010 160-173 CRY, CRY, CRY 4133/ DFLP-1206 DFBX-2359 [with claves] DFBX-2359 [take 1] DFBX-2359
25 November 1958 Gold Star Recording Studios, 6252 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Ritchie Valens (Ritchie Valens [vcl/gt], Rene Hall [gt],  Buddy Clark [bass],  Earl Palmer [drums]. Producer: Bob Keane)
011 OOH, MY HEAD London HL-9494  DFLP-1201/ DFLP-1201 DFBX-2359
012 159-130 IN A TURKISH TOWN 4114/ DFLP-1201 DFBX-2359 [alt] DFBX-2359
btw June-November 1958 Gold Star Recording Studios, 6252 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Ritchie Valens (Producer: Bob Keane)
013 1258-120 BIG BABY BLUES 4111 4128/DFLP-1206 DFBX-2359
014 1258-121 FAST FREIGHT 4111/ DFLP-1206 DFBX-2359
015 159-131 THAT’S MY LITTLE SUZIE 4114/DFLP-1201 DFBX-2359 DFBX-2359 [stereo:] DFBX-2359 [alt.] REP 4269
016 459-142/ Δ36216 WE BELONG TOGETHER 4117 D-101/ DFLP-1201 G-1469 DFBX-2359
017 BONEY-MARONIE DFLP-1201/ DFLP-1201 DFBX-2359
018 BLUEBIRDS OVER THE MOUNTAIN DFEP-111/ DFLP-1201 DFBX-2359 [alt] DFBX-2359
019 MY DARLING IS GONE Del-Fi DFLP-1206   DFBX-2359
020 ROCKIN' ALL NIGHT DFLP-1206 G-1469 DFBX-2359
*instrumental overdubs of demos
10 December 1958 [live] Pacoima, Jr. High, Los Angeles, CA – Ritchie Valens
02000 BOB KEANE INTRO Del-Fi DFLP-1214  DFBX-2359
02001 DONNA Del-Fi DFLP-1214  DFBX-2359
02002 SUMMERTIME BLUES  Del-Fi DFLP-1214   DFBX-2359
02003 FROM BEYOND  Del-Fi DFLP-1214   DFBX-2359
02004 LA BAMBA Del-Fi DFLP-1214   DFBX-2359
January 1959 Gold Star Recording Studios, 6252 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Ritchie Valens (Ritchie Valens [vcl/gt], Irving Ashby [rh gt], Rene Hall [6-str bass],  Buddy Clark [bass],  Earl Palmer [drums]. Producer: Bob Keane)
021 HURRY UP Del-Fi DFLP-1206  G-1469 DFBX-2359
022 959-172 STAY BESIDE ME 4128/DFLP-1206 DFBX-2359
023 160-175 PADDIWACK SONG 4133/ DFLP-1206 DFBX-2359

ALBUMS
Del-Fi DFLP-1201 Ritchie Valens:
That's My Little Suzie; In A Turkish Town; Come On, Let's Go; Donna; Boney-Maronie; Ooh, My Head; La Bamba; Bluebirds Over The Mountain; Hi-Tone; Framed; We Belong Together; Dooby-Dooby-Wah - 59
Del-Fi DFLP-1206 Ritchie: Stay Beside Me; Cry, Cry, Cry; Big Baby Blues; Paddi-Wack Song; My Darling Is Gone; Hurry Up;Little Girl; Now You're Gone; Fast Freight; Ritchie's Blues; Rockin' All Night- 59
Del-Fi DFLP-1214 In Concert at Pacoima Jr. High: [concert/*demo:] Bob Keane Intro; Come On, Let's Go*; Donna; Summertime Blues; From Beyond; La Bamba; [demos:] Bob Keane Intro; Rhythm Song; Guitar Instumental;  Malaguena;  Rock Little Darlin';  Let's Rock And Roll - 60
Guest Star G/GS 1469 The Original Ritchie Valens: Donna; Little Girl; Now You Are Gone; Fast Freight;  Richie's Blues;  Rockin' All Night;  Rock Little Darling;  Hurry Up;  Hi-Tone; We Belong Together – 63 (sampler)
Guest Star ‎G/GS-1484 The Original La Bamba: Come On Let's Go; Oh My Head; In A Turkish Town; That's My Little Susie; La Bamba; Cry Cry Cry; Do Bee Do Bee Wha; Patty Wack Song; My Darling Is Gone; Big Baby Blues – 63 (sampler)
Crown CLP 5336 Ritchie Valens And Jerry Kole:
That's My Little Suzie; Cry, Cry; Hurry Up; Little Girl; Patti Wack Song + Jerry KOLE tracks - 63
Del-Fi DFLP-1225 Ritchie Valens Memorial Album: Donna; We Belong Together;From Beyond; Stay Beside Me; Bluebirds Over The Mountain; In A Turkish Town; Malaguena; La Bamba; Come On, Let's Go; Rockin' All Night; Cry, Cry, Cry; Hurry Up - 63 (retitled as His Greatest Hits)
Del-Fi DFLP-1247 Ritchie Valens...His Greatest Hits Volume 2: La Bamba; That's My Little Susie; Ooh My Head; Let's Rock And Roll; Cry Cry Cry; Bonie Maronie; Donna; Rock Lil' Darlin'; Dooby Dooby Wah; Framed; Now You're Gone; Little Girl – 64
MGM GAS-117 Golden Archive Series: Donna; We Belong Together; From Beyond; Stay Beside Me; In A Turkish Town; Malaguena; La Bamba; Come On Let's Go; Rockin' All Night; Hurry Up - 70
Rhino RNBC-2798 History of Ritchie Valens: - 81 (box set reissue of DFLP 1201, 1206, 1214, reissued on Rhino/Del-Fi RNLP- 2798 The Ritchie Valens Story in 1987)
Rhino R2-70178 The Best of Ritchie Valens: La Bamba; Bluebirds Over The Mountain; In A Turkish Town; Ooh My Head; The Paddi-Wack Song; Stay Beside Me; Malaguena; Come On, Let's Go; Donna; Fast Freight; We Belong Together; That's My Little Suzie; Hurry Up; Little Girl – 87
Repertoire [UK] REP 4269 The Best Of Ritchie Valens: Come On, Let's Go; La Bamba; That's My Little Suzie; Boney Maronie; Ooh! My Head; Framed; Cry Cry Cry; Paddi-Wack Song; Hurry Up; Fast Freight; Dooby Dooby Wah; Bluebirds Over The Mountain; Big Baby Blues; Rockin' All Night; Hi-Tone; In A Turkish Town; Donna; Little Girl; We Belong Together; Stay Beside Me; Ritchie's Blues; My Darlin Is Gone; Now You're Gone; That's My Little Suzie (alternative version); Rhythm Song; Rock Little Darlin'; Let's Rock and Roll – 92 (sampler)
Rhino/Del-Fi R2-71414 The Ritchie Valens Story: Narration; Boney Maronie; Come On, Let's Go (Demo); Come On, Let's Go; That's My Little Suzie (Demo); Rock Little Darlin' (Demo); Bluebirds Over The Mountain (Demo); La Bamba (Gold Star Recording Session); Let's Rock and Roll (Demo); Donna (Demo); Donna Summertime Blues (Live); In A Turkish Town (Demo); Paddiwack Song [Arvee Allens]; Big Baby Blues; Malaguena (Demo); Stay Beside Me; Ritchie Doing Commercial For Winter Dance Party, Followed By Radio Announcer From Des Moines, Iowa, February 4, 1959, The Day After The Fatal Plane Crash; La Bamba  - 93
Del-Fi DFCD 9001 Rockin' all night The very best of Ritchie Valens: That's My Little Suzie 2; Cry Cry Cry; Ooh! My Head; La Bamba; We Belong Together; Framed;Bluebirds Over The Mountain;Come On Let's Go; Donna; Ritchie's Blues; Bony Maronie; Little Girl; Hi-Tone; Fast Freight; Stay Beside Me; Hurry Up; Paddi-Wack Song; Dooby Dooby Wah; In A Turkish Town; Rockin' All Night; Malaguena; Big Baby Blues - 95
Del-Fi DFBX-2359 Come On, Let's Go!: [original albums:] That's My Little Suzie; In A Turkish Town; Come On, Let's Go; Donna; Boney-Maronie; Ooh, My Head; La Bamba; Bluebirds Over The Mountain; Hi-Tone; Framed; We Belong Together; Dooby-Dooby-Wah; Stay Beside Me; Cry, Cry, Cry; Big Baby Blues; Paddi-Wack Song; My Darling Is Gone; Hurry Up;Little Girl; Now You're Gone; Fast Freight; Ritchie's Blues; Rockin' All Night; Cry, Cry, Cry (with claves); That's My Little Susie (Stereo);  La Bamba (Stereo); [demos except as marked:] We Belong Together; Come On, Let's Go; In A Turkish Town; Dooby Dooby Wah; Ritchie's Blues; Bluebirds Over The Mountain; Blues With Drums; I Got A Gal Named Sue; Donna (Take 2); Blues Instrumental; Cry, Cry, Cry (Take 1); Stay Beside Me; Malaguena (with The Silhouettes); Blues Slow; In A Turkish Town (Outtake); Bluebirds Over The Mountain (Outtake); Cry, Cry, Cry (Outtake); Bob Keane Intro; Come On, Let's Go (Live); Donna (Live); Summertime Blues (Live); From Beyond (Live); La Bamba (Live); Bob Keane Intro; Rhythm Song; Guitar Instrumental; Malaguena; Rock Little Darlin' ; Let's Rock And Roll; Cry, Cry, Cry (Take 2); Donna (Take 1); Dooby Dooby Wah (Outtake); That's My Little Susie (Outtake); Ooh! My Soul (Early Test Fragment); La Bamba (Band Track); Donna Commercial  -  98 (tracks from the three original albums plus rare demos and outtakes)]
list of compilations is not complete

SINGLES
Del-Fi (1958)
4106 Come On, Let's Go / Framed – 08-58 (rev. Sept. 1)
4110 Donna / La Bamba – 11-58 (rev/ Nov. 17)
4111 Fast Freight / Big Baby Blues – 01-59
4114 That's My Little Suzie / In A Turkish Town – 03-59 (rev. March 23)
4117 Little Girl / We Belong Together – 05-59 (rev. June 1)
4128 Stay Beside Me / Big Baby Blues – 10-59 (rev. Oct. 19)
4133 The Paddiwack Song / Cry, Cry, Cry – 02-60 (rev. Feb. 22)
1287 La Bamba '87 / La Bamba - 87
51341 Come On, Let's Go / La Bamba – 98
(EPS)
D-101 La Bamba; We Belong Together / Donna; Framed – 58
DFEP-111 Bluebirds Over The Mountain; Come, Let’s Go / Hi-Tone; Donna - 59
 

1 comment:

  1. So where are the download link?

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Thanks to Luiz Roberto Costa for helping me with the western genre.
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