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Monday, April 11, 2011

Billy Smith

by Terry Gordon (RCS Site), Praguefrank, Rene Pavlik

1958 unknown – Billy Smith
001 J8OW-4510 BABY PLEASE COME HOME Red Hed J8OW-4510/1
002 J8OW-4511 TELL ME BABY/White Label WLP-8842 Bullet LP 2030
late 1958 unknown – Billy Smith as Rocky Davis And The Sky Rockets (w. The Continders)
003 CP-1657 YOUR A DOLL Blue Sky 45-101/Buffalo Bop LP-2081
004 CP-1658 SAVE A LITTLE LOVE FOR ME Blue Sky 45-101/Buffalo Bop LP-2081
ca March 1959 unknown – Billy Smith as Rocky Davis And The Sky Rockets (w. The Continders)
005 CP-1707 THE BOOK OF USED TO BE Blue Sky 45-102/White Label WLP-8943 Buffalo Bop 55005
006 CP-1708 HOT ROD BABY Blue Sky 45-102

Red Hed (1958)
J80W-4510/1 Tell Me Baby / Baby Please Come Home - 58
Blue Sky (1958-59)
45-101 Your A Doll / Save A Little Love For Me – 01-59
45-102 Hot Rod Baby / The Book Of Used To Be 04-59


Thanks to Michel Ruppli, not only for his books which I use daily, but also for a large amount of rare and unpublished data from his giant archive.
Thanks to all my friends - country music fans - in Czech Republic - Vladimir Pikora, Michal Gololobov, Milos Holecek, Tony Foglar, Rene Pavlik and Petr Vitous.
Thanks to Mario Manciotti for sending session details daily
Thanks to Kurt Rokitta for a lot of session info
Thanks to Bill Daniels for sharing a lot of labels info
Thanks to Lillies Ohlsson for many western swing contributions.
Thanks to Dick Grant for many artists files
Thanks to Thieu Van De Vorst for a lot of additions and corrections
Thanks to Goran Adolph for many rare albums info
Thanks to Hans Sandberg for many rare session data
Thanks to Chris Huskey for many sessions info.
Thanks to Kittra Moore for musicians and recording data
Thanks to Dik de Heer for many additions on rockabilly.
Thanks to Luiz Roberto Costa for helping me with the western genre.
Thanks to Wolf Ruediger Sommer, who not only sent me additional data, but is also watch-dog, correcting my typos and other errors.
Thanks to Robert Platt for priceless info on Canadian (but not only) artists.
Thanks to Phil Watson for hard work on Crown Prince of country music discography. Thanks to Walter Gabriel for filling the gaps in track listings of rare albums and various artists compilations.
Thanks to Kent Heineman for many independent recordings info
Thanks to Ken Nelson for bluegrass and more additions.
Thanks to Tony Middleton for RCA session info.
Thanks to Xavier Maire for interesting additions and for info on his website
Thanks to Henk Scholts for long time cooperation.
Thanks to Richard Price for miscellaneous session information
Thanks to Carl G. Cederblad for additions to sessionographies
Thanks to Paul Urbahns, Marc Alesina, Bill Millet, Bengt Wahlström, John Morris, Dominique Anglares, Pierre Monnery, Jeremy Roberts, Ben Collins, Alex Frazer-Harrison, K.F.Raizor, Ed Tabor, Mario Wildner, Ole Skjoldhøj, Eileen Sisk, Per Kammersgaard, David Bussey, Bill Marks for rare info on their favorite artists.
Thanks to Reginald Bartlette for info and additions of Columbia custom numbers.
Thanks to Katarina Fromm for various singles info.
Thanks to many others who sent some info - all are important.
Thanks to Richard Weize for his idea to produce projects, which have small commercial potential, but huge value for collectors - I spend a lot of money buying boxes and CDs, sometimes mainly because of the accompanying discographies.
Thanks also to Patrick Milligan, who created many discographies for Bear Family projects
Thanks to Marek Bozickovic for picture in head
And last but not least I would like to thank all who visit this blog - they come from more than 100 countries.