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Bennett, Joe

Spartanburg, S.C., artist. Members of the Sparkletones included Wayne Arthur, Howard Childress, and Irving Denton.

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Source: Bruce Grossberg

Original Releases

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Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957/July 15
Bb pop rev.
ABC-Paramount (N.Y.) 45-9837  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Black Slacks — Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones AMP 45-998 Bullet Bear Family CD 15972 (#1)
Bullet Fed CD 03 (#8)
Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#1)
Bullet Hip-O CD 40128 (#10)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1553 (#6)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 346 (#25)
Bullet Pan American CD 56008 (#10)
Bullet Paris LP 7281 (#4)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#1)
Bullet Proper CD 146 (#71)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#1)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Boppin' Rock Boogie — Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones AMP 45-999 Bullet Big H LP 79101 (#7)
Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#3)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1553 (#7)
Bullet Pan American CD 56014 (#23)
Bullet Paris LP 7281 (#5)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#2)
Bullet Proper CD 146 (#92)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#2)
1957/Nov. 11
Bb c&w rev.
ABC-Paramount (N.Y.) 45-9867  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rocket — Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones AMP 45-3001 Bullet Big H LP 79103 (#8)
Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#5)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1553 (#4)
Bullet Pan American CD 56030 (#23)
Bullet Paris LP 7281 (#6)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#4)
Bullet Proper CD 146 (#93)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#4)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Penny Loafers And Bobby Socks — Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones AMP 45-2099 Bullet Big H LP 79104 (#5)
Bullet Century CD [3] (#11)
Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#2)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1553 (#2)
Bullet MSIF CD 2002 (#2)
Bullet Pan American CD 56002 (#4)
Bullet Paris LP 7281 (#7)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#3)
Bullet Proper CD 146 (#72)
Bullet Rhino CD 70742 (#2)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#3)
1958/Feb. 10
Bb pop rev.
ABC-Paramount (N.Y.) 45-9885  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Cotton Pickin' Rocker — Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones AMP 45-3098 Bullet ABC (England) LP 5247 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15972 (#16)
Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#4)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1553 (#1)
Bullet Pan American CD 56027 (#5)
Bullet Paris LP 7281 (#8)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#6)
Bullet Rocket 88 LP 5002 (#3)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#6)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Dig You, Baby — Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones AMP 45-3101 Bullet Big H LP 79104 (#10)
Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#6)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1553 (#9)
Bullet Paris LP 7281 (#9)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#7)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#5)
1958/May 26
Bb pop rev.
ABC-Paramount (N.Y.) 45-9929  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Little Turtle — Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones AMP 45-3253 Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#10)
Bullet Paris LP 7281 (#10)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#9)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#11)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample We've Had It — Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones AMP 45-3261 Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#11)
Bullet Paris LP 7281 (#11)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#8)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#12)
1958/Sept. 29
Bb pop rev.
ABC-Paramount (N.Y.) 45-9959  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Late Again — Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones AMP 45-3262 Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#13)
Bullet Paris LP 7281 (#13)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#11)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#7)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#14)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Do The Stop — Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones AMP 45-3260 Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#12)
Bullet Paris LP 7281 (#12)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#12)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#13)
1959/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Paris (N.Y.) 45-530 
(pressed by RCA)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Bayou Rock — Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones / Arr. & cond. By Chuck Sagle K9OW-2454 Bullet Chief CD 1156512 [2nd] (#15)
Bullet Collector CD 4519 (#13)
Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#7)
Bullet Paris LP 7281 (#1)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#18)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#17)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Beautiful One — Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones / Arr. & cond. By Chuck Sagle K9OW-2455 Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#19)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#17)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#21)
1959/Aug. 24
Bb pop rev.
Paris (N.Y.) 45-537 
(pressed by Columbia)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample What The Heck — Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones / Arr. & cond. By Chuck Sagle ZTSP 60566 Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#8)
Bullet Pan American CD 56032 (#7)
Bullet Paris LP 7281 (#2)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#15)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#18)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Boys Do Cry — Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones / Arr. And Cond. By Sid Feller ZTSP 60565 Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#14)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#14)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#20)
1960/Jan. 4
Bb pop rev.
Paris (N.Y.) 45-542 
(pressed by Columbia)
Borderline Label shot Song sample Are You From Dixie? — Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones ZTSP 62554 Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#9)
Bullet Paris LP 7281 (#3)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#16)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#19)
    No rating Label shot Beautiful One — Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones / Arr. & cond. By Chuck Sagle ZTSP 62555  
1960/Apr. 18
Bb pop rev.
Paris (N.Y.) 45-546 
(pressed by RCA)
No rating Label shot What The Heck — The Sparkletones / Arr. And Cond. By Billy Mure L9OW 2142  
    No rating Label shot Softly — The Sparkletones / Arr. And Cond. By Billy Mure L9OW 2141 Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#22)
1965/May
(Bb est.)
ABC-Paramount (N.Y.)  10659  No rating Label shot Run, Rabbit, Run — The Sparkletones / Arr. And Cond. By Billy Mure 45-4599 Bullet Paris LP 7281 (#14)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#15)
    No rating Label shot Well Dressed Man — The Sparkletones / Arr. And Cond. By Billy Mure 45-4600 Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#16)
Live Performances
 
 
[live recording]     No rating Black Slacks [live vers.] — Joe Bennett   Bullet TVT CD 9446 (#14)
Unissued Tracks
 
 
ABC-Paramount (N.Y.)  uniss.  No rating Boys Do Cry [alt. vers.] — Joe Bennett   Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#23)
    Pertinent Song sample Late Again [alt. vers.] — Joe Bennett   Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#18)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1553 (#10)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#19)
    Pertinent Song sample Let's Go Rock And Roll — Joe Bennett   Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#16)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1553 (#5)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#5)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#9)
    Pertinent Song sample Maybe Baby — Joe Bennett   Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#17)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1553 (#8)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#10)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#8)
    Pertinent Song sample Number One On My Love List — Joe Bennett   Bullet Globe CD 5427 (#15)
Bullet MCA (U.S.) LP 1553 (#3)
Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#13)
Bullet Sparkletone CD 99012 (#10)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     Pertinent Song sample Black Slacks [alt. vers.] — Joe Bennett   Bullet Paris CD 7281 (#20)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1978ABC (England) (England) 5247LPCotton Pickin' Rock
1979Big H 79101LPVintage Rock 'N' Roll Collector's Items, Vol. 1
Big H 79103LPVintage Rock 'N' Roll Collector's Items, Vol. 3
Big H 79104LPVintage Rock 'N' Roll Collector's Items, Vol. 4
1981Paris 7281LPThe Sparkletones
1983MCA (U.S.) (United States) 1553LPBlack Slacks / Joe Bennett & The Sparkletones
1991Rhino (United States) R2 70742CDRock This Town: Rockabilly Hits, Vol. 2
1992MSIF (Japan) 2002CDRoots Of Stray Cats, Vol. 2
1993Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156512 [2nd]CDUltra Rare Rockin' & Boppin', Vol. 2
Globe 5427CDBlack Slacks / The Sparkletones
1994TVT 9446CDThe Sullivan Years: Rock 'N' Roll Pioneers, 1955-1959
1995Sparkletone (Germany) CD 99012CDComplete 1957-59 Recordings / The Sparkletones
1997Hip-O HIPD- 40128CDRockabilly Essentials
1998Paris 7281CDBlack Slacks, Penny Loafers & Bobby Socks / The Sparkletones
2003Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15972CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 13
2008Pan American (Switzerland) 56027CDDressin' Up
Pan American (Switzerland) 56030CDHey Hey Pretty Baby
Pan American (Switzerland) 56032CDCool Down Baby
Proper PROPERBOX 146CDRare Rock 'N' Roll Rampage
2010Not Now Music NOT2CD 346CDReal Raw Rockabilly
year?Century (Canada) [3]CDRockabilly Baby
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4519CDMove And Rock
Fed (Sweden) 03CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 3
Pan American (Switzerland) 56002CDLove My Baby
Pan American (Switzerland) 56008CDRed Hot
Pan American (Switzerland) 56014CDHey Girl
Rocket 88 (Australia) RLP 5002LPRiot In Cell Block 9


Acknowledgments:  Bear Family catalog, CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Marc Coulavin, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Peter Grendysa, Tom Krajina, Gerd Miller, John Neal, Michel Proost, Uncle Gil, Joe Wajgel, Bjorn Witlox


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