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Casey, Al

Full name Alvin W. Casey. Born 1936 in Long Beach, Calif. A regular on the Arizona Hayride (Phoenix, Ariz.) in 1956. Died in 2006.

References:

  • Feature article and discography in issue 77 (2000) of Rockin' Fifties.
  • Article in issue 284 (2006) of Now Dig This.

Notes:


Original Releases

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Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
 
 
Western Jubilee (Ariz.)  727  [78] Non-pertinent Waltz Mignon (Music: Wherever You Are) – (instr.)
Art Jones
Label shot
A Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#23)
    No rating Three Rivers Strut (Music: Barber Shop Rag)
Art Jones
Label shot
B  
 
 
Old Timer (Ariz.) S8151  [45] Non-pertinent Nola – (instr.)
Art Jones
Label shot
A Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#22)
    No rating Shine On Harvest Moon – (instr.)
Art Jones
Label shot
B  
1956/Oct.
BMI clear.
MCI (Ariz.) 45-1004  [45] Pertinent If I Told You (Wouldn't Know It All By Myself)
Al Casey
Label shot
(from 45)
B Bullet Bear Family CD 16230 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#3)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55197 (#6)
Bullet El Toro CD 1036 (#5)
Bullet White Label LP 8934 (#4)
    Pertinent The Pink Panther
Al Casey
Label shot
(from 45)
A Bullet El Toro CD 1036 (#6)
1956/Dec. 22
Bb c&w rev.
Dot (Calif.) 45-15524  [45] Pertinent A Fool's Blues – (instr.)
Al Casey
Label shot
MW-9516 Bullet Bear Family LP 15198/99 (#30)
Bullet Charly LP 30254 (#2)
Bullet El Toro CD 1036 (#3)
    Borderline Juice – (instr.)
Al Casey
Label shot
MW-9515 Bullet Bear Family LP 15198/99 (#31)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#4)
Bullet Charly LP 30254 (#3)
Bullet El Toro CD 1036 (#4)
1957/Apr. 29
Bb pop rev.
Dot (Calif.) 45-15563  [45]
(pressed by Monarch)
Borderline Guitar Man
Al Casey
Label shot
(from 45)
MW-9597 Δ14873 Bullet Bear Family LP 15198/99 (#32)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#5)
Bullet El Toro CD 1036 (#9)
    Borderline Come What May
Al Casey
Label shot
(from 45)
MW-9596 Δ14872 Bullet Bear Family LP 15198/99 (#29)
Bullet El Toro CD 1036 (#10)
1957/Dec. 16
Bb pop rev.
Liberty (Calif.) F-55117  [45] Pertinent Willa Mae
Al Casey
Label shot
(from Disky CD 885962)
45-LB-804 Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#6)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5709 (#6)
Bullet Disky CD 885962 (#9)
Bullet EMI/Liberty LP 83097 (#20)
Bullet Eagle LP 311 (#14)
Bullet El Toro CD 1036 (#11)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1170 (#34)
Bullet United Artists (England) LP 30173 (#20)
    Pertinent She Gotta Shake
Al Casey
Label shot
(from Eagle LP 311)
45-LB-805 Bullet Eagle LP 311 (#8)
Bullet El Toro CD 1036 (#12)
Bullet Fantasic Voyage CD 141 (#7)
Bullet Greasy LP 012 (#12)
Bullet Greasy CD 012 (#12)
Bullet Liberty CD 55001 (#10)
1958/Feb. or earlier
(mx est.)
Highland (Calif.)  1001  [45] No rating ( Got The) Teen-Age Blues
Al Casey
1  
    No rating The Adventures Of Frank N. Stein
Al Casey And The Bats / Screams By "Knobs" Miller
Label shot
S.T. 2030 Bullet El Toro CD 1036 (#16)
1958/Mar.
mx series
Highland (Calif.)  1002  [45]
(pressed by Monarch)
Pertinent ( Got The) Teen-Age Blues
Al Casey And The Bats
Label shot
(from Bopalacious (U.S.) LP 100)
M-2033 Δ21643 Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#11)
Bullet Bopalacious (Europe) LP 100 (#9)
Bullet Bopalacious (U.S.) LP 100 (#10)
Bullet Eagle LP 314 (#11)
Bullet El Toro CD 1036 (#18)
Bullet Fed CD 03 (#1)
Bullet Nude 10 001 (#7)
    Pertinent Give'n Up
Al Casey And Corkey And The Bats
Label shot
M-2032 Δ21642 Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#10)
Bullet El Toro CD 1036 (#20)
1958/Apr. or later
(mx est.)
Highland (Calif.)  1004  [45] No rating The Stinger (With John Buck In Africa) – (instr.)
Al Casey
Label shot
45-AC-3  
    No rating Night Beat – (instr.)
Al Casey
   
1959/Feb. 9
Bb pop rev.
United Artists (N.Y.) UA158X [45]
(pressed by Columbia)
Borderline The Stinger – (instr.)
Al Casey
Label shot
ZTSP 28973 Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#13)
Bullet El Toro CD 1036 (#21)
    No rating Keep Talking – (instr.)
Al Casey
Label shot
ZTSP 28974 Bullet El Toro CD 1036 (#22)
1961/May
(Bb est.)
Ramco (Ariz.)  3705  [45] No rating Hot Foot
Al Casey
   
    No rating Cookin'
Al Casey
   
1961
RCA mx code
Blue Horizon (Calif.)  925X [45]
(pressed by RCA)
No rating Hotfoot – (instr.)
Al Casey
   
    No rating Cookin' – (instr.)
Al Casey
MO9W-0868  
1962/Feb. 17
Bb pop rev.
Stacy (Ill.)  925X [45]
(pressed by Columbia)
Borderline Hotfoot – (instr.)
Al Casey Combo
Label shot
ZTSC 84647 Bullet Ace CD 612 (#14)
    Non-pertinent Cookin' – (instr.)
Al Casey Combo
Label shot
ZTSC 84648 Bullet Ace CD 612 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#17)
1962/July 14
Bb pop rev.
Stacy (Ill.)  936X [45]
(pressed by Columbia)
Borderline Jivin' Around – (instr.)
Al Casey Combo
Label shot
ZTSC-82875 Bullet Ace CD 612 (#16)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#18)
    Borderline Doin' The Shotish – (instr.)
Al Casey Combo
Label shot
ZTSC-82876 Bullet Ace CD 612 (#17)
1962/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Stacy (Ill.) UA494  [45]
(pressed by RCA)
Borderline Jivin' Around – (instr.)
Al Casey Combo
Label shot
N8OW-7242  
    Borderline Doin' The Shotish – (instr.)
Al Casey Combo
Label shot
N8OW-7243  
1962/Sept.
(Bb est.)
United Artists (N.Y.)  494  [45]
(pressed by Columbia)
No rating Jivin' Around – (instr.)
Al Casey
ZTSP-81744  
    No rating Doin' The Shotish
Al Casey
ZTSP-81745  
1962/Nov. 10
Bb pop rev.
Stacy (Ill.)  950  [45]
(pressed by RCA)
Borderline Laughin' – (instr.)
Al Casey Combo
Label shot
NO8W-4155 Bullet Ace CD 612 (#21)
    Borderline Chicken Feathers – (instr.)
Al Casey Combo
Label shot
NO8W-4156 Bullet Ace CD 612 (#24)
1963/Mar. 2
Bb pop rev.
Stacy (Ill.)  956  [45]
(pressed by Columbia)
Borderline Doin' It – (instr.)
Al Casey
Label shot
ZTSC-88184 Bullet Ace CD 612 (#18)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#19)
    Borderline Monte Carlo – (instr.)
Al Casey
Label shot
ZTSC-88185 Bullet Ace CD 612 (#22)
1963/May
(Bb est.)
Stacy (Ill.)  961  [45] Borderline Full House – (instr.)
Al Casey Combo
Label shot
B Bullet Ace CD 612 (#20)
    Non-pertinent Indian Love Call – (instr.)
Al Casey Combo
Label shot
A Bullet Ace CD 612 (#15)
1963/May 25
Bb pop rev.
Brent (N.Y.)  7043  [45] Non-pertinent The Big Tragedy
Johnny Lance
Label shot
P5KM 3221 Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#31)
    No rating All About Julie
Johnny Lance
Label shot
P5KM 3220  
1963/June 15
Bb pop rev.
Stacy (Ill.)  962  [45] Borderline Surfin' Hootenanny
Al Casey With The K-C-Ettes
Label shot
51863 Bullet Ace CD 612 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#20)
Bullet NPR LP 7302 (#3)
Bullet Stacy LP 100 (#1)
Bullet Sundazed LP 5026 (#1)
    Borderline Easy Pickin' – (instr.)
Al Casey
Label shot
51865 Bullet Ace CD 612 (#25)
1963/Sept. 21
Bb pop rev.
Stacy (Ill.)  964  [45] Borderline Surfin' Blues - Part 1 – (instr.)
Al Casey
Label shot
A SJW 5397 Bullet NPR LP 7303 (#2)
    Borderline Guitars, Guitars, Guitars – (instr.)
Al Casey With The K-C-Ettes
Label shot
(from unknown source)
B SJW 5397 Bullet Ace CD 612 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#21)
Bullet Stacy LP 100 (#7)
Bullet Sundazed LP 5026 (#7)
1964/Jan. 11
Bb pop rev.
Stacy (Ill.)  971  [45] Borderline What Are We Gonna Do In '64
Al Casey And The K-C-Ettes
Label shot
A Bullet Ace CD 612 (#26)
    No rating Cookin' – (instr.)
Al Casey Combo
Label shot
B  
1963
on label or cover
Stacy (Ill.) STM-100  [LP]
Surfin' Hootenanny [mono]
Cover shot
Borderline Surfin' Hootenanny
Al Casey
   
    Borderline El Aguila – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Ace CD 612 (#2)
Bullet Stacy LP 100 (#2)
Bullet Sundazed LP 5026 (#2)
    Borderline Thunder Beach – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Ace CD 612 (#3)
Bullet Stacy LP 100 (#3)
Bullet Sundazed LP 5026 (#3)
    Borderline Baja – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Ace CD 612 (#4)
Bullet Stacy LP 100 (#4)
Bullet Sundazed LP 5026 (#4)
    Borderline Surfin' Blues (Part 1) – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Ace CD 612 (#5)
Bullet Stacy LP 100 (#5)
Bullet Sundazed LP 5026 (#5)
    Borderline Lonely Surfer – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Ace CD 612 (#6)
Bullet Stacy LP 100 (#6)
Bullet Sundazed LP 5026 (#6)
    Borderline Guitars, Guitars, Guitars – (instr.)
Al Casey
   
    Borderline The Hearse – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Ace CD 612 (#8)
Bullet NPR LP 7301 (#2)
Bullet Stacy LP 100 (#8)
Bullet Sundazed LP 5026 (#8)
    Borderline Ramrod – (instr.)
Al Casey
(from Ace CD 602)
  Bullet Ace CD 612 (#9)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 456 (#37)
Bullet Stacy LP 100 (#9)
Bullet Sundazed LP 5026 (#9)
    Borderline Caravan – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Ace CD 612 (#10)
Bullet Stacy LP 100 (#10)
Bullet Sundazed LP 5026 (#10)
    Borderline Surfin' Blues (Part 2) – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Ace CD 612 (#11)
Bullet Stacy LP 100 (#11)
Bullet Sundazed LP 5026 (#11)
    Borderline Surfs You Right – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Ace CD 612 (#12)
Bullet Stacy LP 100 (#12)
Bullet Sundazed LP 5026 (#12)
1963
on label or cover
Stacy (Ill.) STMS-100  [LP]
Surfin' Hootenanny [stereo]
Borderline Surfin' Hootenanny
Al Casey
(from LP)
   
    Borderline El Aguila – (instr.)
Al Casey
(from LP)
   
    Borderline Thunder Beach – (instr.)
Al Casey
(from LP)
   
    Borderline Baja – (instr.)
Al Casey
(from LP)
   
    Borderline Surfin' Blues (Part 1) – (instr.)
Al Casey
(from LP)
   
    Borderline Lonely Surfer – (instr.)
Al Casey
(from LP)
   
    Borderline Guitars, Guitars, Guitars – (instr.)
Al Casey
(from LP)
   
    Borderline The Hearse – (instr.)
Al Casey
(from LP)
   
    Borderline Ramrod – (instr.)
Al Casey
(from LP)
   
    Borderline Caravan – (instr.)
Al Casey
(from LP)
   
    Borderline Surfin' blues (Part 2) – (instr.)
Al Casey
(from LP)
   
    Borderline Surfs You Right – (instr.)
Al Casey
(from LP)
   
1959
 
[unissued]     [unissued] Borderline Blues #1 – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#9)
    Pertinent Forty Miles Of Bad Road – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#12)
    Borderline No Title #1 – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#8)
    Borderline Tuff – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#7)
1960
 
[unissued]     [unissued] Non-pertinent Laura – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#15)
    Non-pertinent Tenderly – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#14)
1961
 
[unissued]     [unissued] Non-pertinent Green Dolphin Street – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16579 (#16)
 
 
Stacy (Ill.)     [unissued] Borderline El Aguila [alt. vers.] – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Sundazed LP 5026 (#14)
    Borderline The Hearse [alt. vers.] – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Sundazed LP 5026 (#13)
    Borderline Surfs You Right [alt. vers.] – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Sundazed LP 5026 (#15)
 
 
[need info]     [ ] Borderline The Hucklebuck – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Ace CD 612 (#19)
    Borderline Theme From "Huckeberry Hound" – (instr.)
Al Casey
  Bullet Ace CD 612 (#23)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1973NPR (Germany) 7301LPArchive Series, Vol. 1
1974NPR (Germany) 7302LPArchive Series, Vol. 2
NPR (Germany) 7303LPArchive Series, Vol. 3
1976Stacy 100LPSurfin' Hootenanny / Al Casey
1978Bopalacious (U.S.) (United States) 100LPRockabilly Bash
1979United Artists (England) (England) UAS 30173LPImperial Rockabillies, Vol. 2
1980Eagle (Germany) 311LPAt The Rockhouse, Vol. 1
1981EMI/Liberty (France) 2C 068- 83097LPImperial Rockabillies, Vol. 2
Eagle (Germany) 314LPAt The Rockhouse, Vol. 4
1986Bear Family (Germany) BFX 15198/99LPRockin' Rollin' Sanford Clark
Charly (England) CR 30254LPBoss Twang
1988White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8934LPThey Are All Rockin' Kats
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5709CDImperial Rockabillies, Vol. 2
1995Ace (England) CHCHD 612CDJivin' Around
1999Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16230CDRockin' And Boppin' In The Desert: Arizona Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Disky (Netherlands) DC- 885962CDRed Hot Rockabilly, Part 3
Nude 00110Rock & Roll When It's Better Than Sex
2001Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16579CDA Man For All Sessions / Al Casey
2006Greasy (England) GR 012LPGreasy Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 12
2009Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55197CDDirty Feeling
2012Fantasic Voyage (England) FVDD 141CDA Whole Lotta Shakin
Not Now Music NOT2CD 456CDGodfathers Of Psychobilly
year?Bopalacious (Europe) 100LPRockabilly Bash
El Toro (Spain) ETCD- 1036CDI'm A Guitar Man / Al Casey
Fed (Sweden) 03CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 3
Liberty CD- 55001CDLiberty Rock 'N' Roll
Smith & Co. SCCD 1170CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 3
Sundazed (United States) LP 5026LPSurfin' Hootenanny / Al Casey


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