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Bernard, Rod

Born 1940 in Opelousas, La.

References:

  • Article in issue 135 (1994) of Now Dig This.
  • Feature article, discography, and sessionography in issue 64 (1995) of American Music Magazine.

Notes:


Original Releases

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Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957
RCA mx code
Carl (La.) H8OW-2441/2 [45]
(pressed by RCA)
No rating Little Bitty Mama
Rod Bernard And The Twisters
Label shot
H8OW-2442 Bullet Ace CD 1345 (#25)
Bullet Encore LP 205 (#3)
    No rating Linda Gail
Rod Bernard And The Twisters
Label shot
H8OW-2441 Bullet Ace CD 1345 (#4)
Bullet Encore LP 205 (#4)
1958
RCA mx code
Carl (La.) J8OW-1229/30 [45]
(pressed by RCA)
Non-pertinent All Night In Jail
Rod Bernard With Mike Genovese And The Twisters
Label shot
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55003)
J8OW-1229 Bullet Ace CD 1345 (#16)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55003 (#26)
Bullet Encore LP 205 (#11)
Bullet Flame LP 014 (#4)
    No rating Set Me Free
Rod Bernard With Mike Genovese And The Twisters
Label shot
J8OW-1230  
1959 or earlier
(Bb est.)
Jin (La.) 45-105  [45] Borderline Pardon, Mr. Gordon
Rod Bernard And The Twisters
Label shot
(from 45)
J-7323 Bullet Encore LP 205 (#1)
    Non-pertinent This Should Go On Forever
Rod Bernard And The Twisters
Label shot
J-7322  
1959/Feb. 16
Bb pop rev.
Argo (Ill.)  5327  [45] Borderline Pardon Mr. Gordon
Rod Bernard
Label shot
(from 45)
U-9223 Bullet Big Tone CD 6007 (#39)
Bullet Chess LP 6025/6 (#17)
Bullet Chess LP 9173 (#14)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 105 (#14)
Bullet Pan American CD 56035 (#18)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1016 (#4)
Bullet Vogue LP 522016 (#10)
Bullet Vogue CD 670076 (#10)
    Non-pertinent This Should Go On Forever
Rod Bernard
Label shot
(from 45)
U-9222 Bullet Ace CD 850 (#17)
Bullet MCA (Japan) CD 22017 (#24)
1959/June 1
Bb pop rev.
Argo (Ill.)  5338  [45] Non-pertinent You're On My Mind
Rod Bernard
Label shot
9443  
    Non-pertinent My Life Is A Mystery
Rod Bernard
Label shot
9442  
1959/Sept. 21
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71507X45 [45] Non-pertinent Shedding Teardrops Over You
Rod Bernard
Label shot
YW18286 Bullet Big Tone CD 5704 (#22)
    Non-pertinent One More Chance
Rod Bernard
Label shot
YW18289  
1960/Mar. 14
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71592X45 [45] No rating Let's Get Together Tonight
Rod Bernard
Label shot
(from 45)
YW19543  
    No rating One Of These Days
Rod Bernard
Label shot
(from 45)
YW19545  
1960/July 4
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71654X45 [45] No rating Dance Fool Dance
Rod Bernard
Label shot
(from 45)
YW20096 Bullet Encore LP 205 (#12)
    No rating Two Young Fools In Love
Rod Bernard
Label shot
(from 45)
YW20097  
1960/Sept. 26
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71689  [45] No rating Just A Memory
Rod Bernard
Label shot
YW20099 Bullet Big Tone CD 5704 (#21)
    No rating Strange Kisses
Rod Bernard
Label shot
YW20098  
1961/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Mercury (Ill.)  71767  [45] No rating Who Knows
Rod Bernard
Label shot
YW21527  
    No rating Lonely Hearts Club
Rod Bernard
Label shot
YW21528 Bullet Encore LP 205 (#8)
1962/Feb. 3
Bb pop rev.
Hall-Way (Texas) 45-1902  [45] Pertinent Who's Gonna Rock My Baby
Rod Bernard
Label shot
(from 45)
BB-19616 Bullet Encore LP 205 (#2)
    Borderline Colinda
Rod Bernard
Label shot
(from 45)
BB-19615 Bullet Ace CD 1050 (#3)
1963/Aug.
(Bb est.)
Hall (loc?)  1915  [45] Pertinent Forgive
Rod Bernard
Label shot
19641  
    No rating I Want Somebody
Rod Bernard
Label shot
19642  
1964
(Bb est.)
Hall (loc?)  1919  [45] Borderline Boss Man's Son
Rod Bernard
Label shot
(from 45)
19650  
    Borderline Loneliness
Rod Bernard
Label shot
(from 45)
19649  
1964
(Bb est.)
Hall (loc?)  1922  [45] Pertinent I Might As Well
Rod Bernard
Label shot
(from 45)
19655  
    Borderline My Old Mother-In-Law
Rod Bernard
Label shot
(from 45)
19656 Bullet Encore LP 205 (#13)
1965/Nov.
BMI clear.
Tear Drop (Texas)  3117  [45] Borderline Recorded In England
Rod Bernard
Label shot
RB-14 Bullet Encore LP 205 (#10)
Bullet Sheik LP 503 (#9)
    Non-pertinent This Should Go On Forever
Rod Bernard
Label shot
RB-13  
1966 or later
(Bb est.)
Scepter (N.Y.) SCE-12195  [45] Borderline Recorded In England
Rod Bernard
Label shot
(from 45)
60929 Bullet Flame LP 017 (#7)
Bullet Flaming Piston CD 1003 (#4)
    Non-pertinent These Were Our Songs
Rod Bernard
Label shot
(from 45)
60928 Bullet Mr. DJ CD 101 (#19)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1983Rock & Country (Sweden) R&C 1016LPJin Rock 'N Roll
1985Chess PLP- 6025/6LPJust Go Wild And Boppin'
1991Flame (England) 014LPDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 14
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5704CDMercury Rockabillies [And] Louisiana Rock 'N' Roll
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55003CDBad Boy
1994Vogue 670076CDChess Rockabillies
1995Encore (Germany) SSMCP- 205LPLousiana Rock And Roll / Rod Bernard
Flame (England) 017LPDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 17
1998MCA (Japan) (Japan) MVCE 22017CDChess 50th Anniversary Rock & Roll Collection
Mr. DJ 101CDCruisin' Classics, Vol. 1
2002Ace (England) CDCHD 850CDThe Golden Age Of American Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 10
2006Ace (England) CDCHD 1050CDGolden Age Of American Rock And Roll, Special Bubbling Under Edition
2008Pan American (Switzerland) 56035CDA Good Lookin' Blonde
2012Ace (England) CDCHD 1345CDBoppin' By The Bayou
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 105CDLater Alligator: Louisiana Rock 'N' Roll
year?Big Tone (England) BTCD 6007CDChess Rhythm 'N' Bop
Chess CH 9173LPChess Rockabillies: Just Go Wild Over Rock & Roll
Flaming Piston (United States) FP-CD 1003CDKustom Rockers, Vol. 3
Sheik (Spain) LP 503LPSaints And Sinners, Vol. 3
Vogue 522016LPOriginal Rock & Roll Classics


Acknowledgments:  Ari Bass, Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Stephan Koenig, Kurt Krauter, Gerd Miller, R&B Indies, Rockabilly Record Guide, Mike Smyth, Don Stilton, Joe Wajgel, Bjorn Witlox


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