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Craddock, Bill

Cousin of Gene Vincent. Born 1939 in Greensboro, N.C.

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Artist image
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/Sept. 16
Bb c&w rev.
Sky Castle (N.C.) ZTSP26671/2 [45]
(pressed by Columbia)
Pertinent Smacky-Mouth
Billy Graddock
Label shot
(from White Label LP 8957)
ZTSP 26671 Bullet White Label LP 8957 (#14)
Bullet White Label LP 8971 (#16)
    Non-pertinent How Does It Feel
Billy Graddock
Label shot
ZTSP 26672  
1957/Nov. 25
Bb pop rev.
Colonial (N.C.) CR-721  [45]
(pressed by Columbia)
Pertinent Birddoggin'
Bill Craddock With The Blue Notes
Label shot
(from 45)
ZTSP 26908 Bullet Bear Family CD 17567 (#3)
Bullet Charly LP 721 (#14)
Bullet Chief CD 1156510 (#14)
Bullet Colonial LP 711 (#14)
Bullet Eagle LP 318 (#11)
Bullet Knockville LP 4403 (#13)
Bullet Pan American CD 56011 (#7)
Bullet Teenager CD 5925 (#17)
    Borderline Millionaire
Bill Craddock With The Blue Notes
Label shot
(from 45)
ZTSP 26909 Bullet Charly LP 721 (#7)
1958/July 28
Bb pop rev.
Date (N.Y.)  1007  [45]
(pressed by Columbia)
Pertinent Ah, Poor Little Baby
Bill Craddock
Label shot
(from Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62173)
ZTSP 44026 Bullet Ace CD 786 (#12)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16725 (#3)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5711 (#20)
Bullet CBS LP 83911 (#10)
Bullet Charly LP 721 (#2)
Bullet Chief CD 1156508 (#1)
Bullet Columbia (Australia) LP 1666 (#2)
Bullet Columbia/Epic/Legacy CD 62173 (#12)
Bullet Out Of Time LP 3175 (#6)
Bullet Select LP 1707 (#2)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1170 (#18)
    Pertinent Lulu Lee
Bill Craddock
Label shot
(from 45)
ZTSP 44025 Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#2)
Bullet Jan/Star Club LP 8027 (#2)
Bullet Out Of Time LP 3175 (#7)
1959/Jan. 12
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  41316  [78] No rating Am I To Be The One (For The Last Time)
Billy Craddock
   
    No rating I Miss You So Much
Billy Craddock
   
1959/Jan. 12
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41316  [45] Pertinent Am I To Be The One (For The Last Time)
Billy Craddock
Label shot
ZSP 45237 Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#5)
Bullet Harmony LP 32186 (#5)
Bullet Select LP 1707 (#10)
    Borderline I Miss You So Much
Billy Craddock
Label shot
ZSP 45235 Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#4)
Bullet Harmony LP 32186 (#6)
Bullet Select LP 1707 (#11)
1959/Apr. 6
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  41367  [78] No rating Sweetie Pie
Billy "Crash" Craddock
   
    No rating Blabbermouth
Billy "Crash" Craddock
   
1959/Apr. 6
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41367  [45] Pertinent Sweetie Pie
Billy "Crash" Craddock
Label shot
(from 45)
JZSP 45801 Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#1)
Bullet Charly LP 721 (#5)
Bullet Columbia (Australia) LP 1666 (#5)
Bullet Harmony LP 32186 (#8)
Bullet Select LP 1707 (#5)
    Pertinent Blabbermouth
Billy "Crash" Craddock
Label shot
JZSP 45236 Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#17)
1959/Sept. 21
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  41470  [78] No rating Boom Boom Baby
Crash Craddock
   
    No rating Don't Destroy Me
Crash Craddock
   
1959/Sept. 21
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41470  [45]
Cover shot
Pertinent Boom Boom Baby
Crash Craddock
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 16723)
ZSP 48183 Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16723 (#24)
Bullet Charly LP 721 (#1)
Bullet Columbia (Australia) LP 1666 (#1)
Bullet Harmony LP 32186 (#4)
Bullet One Day Music CD 153 (#4)
Bullet Select LP 1707 (#1)
    Pertinent Don't Destroy Me
Crash Craddock
Label shot
ZSP 48184 Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#16)
Bullet Charly LP 721 (#10)
Bullet Columbia (Australia) LP 1666 (#9)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 098 (#72)
Bullet Harmony LP 32186 (#3)
Bullet Select LP 1707 (#9)
1959/Nov. 30
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41536  [45] Pertinent I Want That
Crash Craddock
Label shot
(from 45)
ZSP 48922 Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#9)
Bullet Charly LP 721 (#3)
Bullet Columbia (Australia) LP 1666 (#3)
Bullet Harmony LP 32186 (#7)
Bullet Select LP 1707 (#3)
Bullet Sheik LP 507 (#9)
Bullet Sheik LP 507 (#11)
Bullet Thunder LP 002 (#16)
    Borderline Since She Turned Seventeen
Crash Craddock
Label shot
(from 45)
ZSP 48923 Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#19)
1960/Mar. 21
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41619  [45]
Cover shot
Borderline All I Want Is You
Crash Craddock
Label shot
JZSP 49782 Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#20)
Bullet Charly LP 721 (#12)
Bullet Colonial LP 711 (#12)
Bullet Columbia (Australia) LP 1666 (#11)
Bullet Harmony LP 32186 (#9)
    Borderline Letter Of Love
Crash Craddock
Label shot
JZSP 49783 Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#15)
Bullet Charly LP 721 (#4)
Bullet Columbia (Australia) LP 1666 (#4)
Bullet Harmony LP 32186 (#10)
Bullet Select LP 1707 (#4)
1960/May 9
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41677  [45] Borderline One Last Kiss
Crash Craddock
Label shot
ZSP 50392 Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#11)
Bullet Charly LP 721 (#9)
Bullet Columbia (Australia) LP 1666 (#8)
Bullet Harmony LP 32186 (#1)
Bullet Select LP 1707 (#8)
    Non-pertinent Is It True Or False?
Crash Craddock
Label shot
ZSP 50393 Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#21)
Bullet Charly LP 721 (#11)
Bullet Colonial LP 711 (#11)
Bullet Columbia (Australia) LP 1666 (#10)
1960/Nov. 7
Bb pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-41822  [45] Pertinent Good Time Billy (Is A Happiness Fool)
Billy "Crash" Craddock
Label shot
JZSP 51794 Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#14)
Bullet Charly LP 721 (#6)
Bullet Columbia (Australia) LP 1666 (#6)
Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1002 (#8)
Bullet Select LP 1707 (#6)
    Borderline Heavenly Love
Billy "Crash" Craddock
Label shot
(from unknown source)
JZSP 51793 Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#13)
Bullet Charly LP 721 (#8)
Bullet Classics CD 739 (#31)
Bullet Colonial LP 711 (#8)
Bullet Columbia (Australia) LP 1666 (#7)
Bullet Harmony LP 32186 (#2)
Bullet Select LP 1707 (#7)
1961/May 1
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71811  [45] Borderline Truly True
Billy "Crash" Craddock
Label shot
YW20349  
    Borderline How Lonely He Must Be
Billy "Crash" Craddock
Label shot
YW20350 Bullet Beaver LP 3304 (#11)
1962/Feb. 3
Bb pop rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71862  [45] No rating Ole King Cole
Billy "Crash" Craddock
Label shot
YW20348 Bullet Beaver LP 3314 (#6)
Bullet Dig CD 9620 (#9)
    No rating A Diamond Is Forever
Billy "Crash" Craddock
Label shot
YW20351  
1964/July
(Bb est.)
King (Ohio) 45-5912  [45] No rating Betty, Betty
Crash Craddock
Label shot
(from 45)
45-K11926 Bullet King LP 912 (#7)
Bullet Power Pak LP 281 (#5)
Bullet Red Raven LP 1 (#10)
    No rating Right Around The Corner
Crash Craddock
Label shot
45-K11920 Bullet King LP 912 (#3)
Bullet Power Pak LP 281 (#9)
1964/Aug. 22
Bb pop rev.
King (Ohio) 45-5924  [45] No rating My Baby's Got Flat Feet
Crash Craddock
Label shot
(from 45)
45-K11924 Bullet King LP 912 (#6)
Bullet Power Pak LP 281 (#10)
    No rating One Heartache Too Many
Crash Craddock
Label shot
45-K11929 Bullet King LP 912 (#12)
Bullet Power Pak LP 281 (#7)
1965/Jan.
(Bb est.)
King (Ohio) 45-5964  [45] No rating Teardrops On Your Letter
Crash Craddock
Label shot
45-K11919 Bullet King LP 912 (#11)
Bullet Power Pak LP 281 (#8)
    No rating Love You More Everyday
Crash Craddock
Label shot
45-K11922 Bullet Power Pak LP 281 (#11)
1964
(BSN est.)
King (Ohio)  912  [LP]
I'm Tore Up [mono]
Cover shot
No rating I'm Tore Up
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating It Hurts To Be In Love
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating Right Around The Corner
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating Talk To Me Talk To Me
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating What About Love
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating My Baby's Got Flat Feet
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating Betty Betty
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating Just A Little
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating When (Will I Find A Romance)
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating I Love You More Every Day
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating Teardrops On Your Letter
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating One Heartache Too Many
Bill Craddock
   
 
 
[need info]     [ ] No rating Ah, Poor Little Baby
Bill Craddock
  Bullet Colonial LP 711 (#2)
    No rating Ah, Poor Little Baby [alt. vers.]
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating Am I To Be The One (For The Last Time) [alt. vers.]
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating Blabbermouth [alt. vers.]
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating Boom Boom Baby
Bill Craddock
  Bullet Colonial LP 711 (#1)
    No rating Don't Destroy Me
Bill Craddock
  Bullet Colonial LP 711 (#10)
    No rating Good Time Billy (Is A Happiness Fool)
Bill Craddock
  Bullet Colonial LP 711 (#6)
    No rating I Love You More Every Day
Bill Craddock
  Bullet King LP 912 (#10)
    No rating I Want That
Bill Craddock
  Bullet Colonial LP 711 (#3)
    No rating I Want That [alt. vers.]
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating I'm Tore Up
Bill Craddock
  Bullet King LP 912 (#1)
Bullet Power Pak LP 281 (#1)
    No rating Is It True Or False [alt. vers.]
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating It Hurts To Be In Love
Bill Craddock
  Bullet King LP 912 (#2)
Bullet Power Pak LP 281 (#12)
    No rating Just A Little
Bill Craddock
  Bullet King LP 912 (#8)
    No rating Letter Of Love
Bill Craddock
  Bullet Colonial LP 711 (#4)
    Pertinent Little Ole You
Bill Craddock
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#10)
    No rating Love Me Just A Little
Bill Craddock
  Bullet Power Pak LP 281 (#3)
    No rating Lulu Lee [alt. vers.]
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating Mama, You Told Me
Bill Craddock
  Bullet Power Pak LP 281 (#6)
    No rating Millionaire
Bill Craddock
  Bullet Colonial LP 711 (#7)
    No rating One Last Kiss
Bill Craddock
  Bullet Colonial LP 711 (#9)
    No rating One Last Kiss [alt. vers.]
Bill Craddock
   
    Borderline Report Card Of Love
Bill Craddock
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#12)
    Borderline School Day Dreams [vers. 1]
Bill Craddock
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#18)
    No rating School Day Dreams [vers. 2]
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating Since She Turned Seventeen [alt. vers.]
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating Sweetie Pie
Bill Craddock
  Bullet Colonial LP 711 (#5)
    No rating Sweetie Pie [alt. vers.]
Bill Craddock
   
    No rating Talk To Me
Bill Craddock
  Bullet King LP 912 (#4)
Bullet Power Pak LP 281 (#4)
    No rating What About Love
Bill Craddock
  Bullet King LP 912 (#5)
    Pertinent ( What Makes You) Treat Me Like You Do
Bill Craddock
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15610 (#8)
    No rating When Will I Find Romance
Bill Craddock
  Bullet King LP 912 (#9)
Bullet Power Pak LP 281 (#2)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1973Harmony (United States) KH 32186LPBilly "Crash" Craddock
1974Columbia (Australia) (Australia) KLLS 1666LPCrash's Greatest Hits / Billy "Crash" Craddock
1975Power Pak PO 281LPI'm Tore Up / Crash Craddock
1978Red Raven (Germany) 1LPThose Oldies But Rockies
1979CBS (England) 83911LPCBS Rockabilly, Vol. 3
Out Of Time (Belgium?) 3175LPRock Everybody
1983Eagle (Germany) 318LPAt The Rockhouse, Vol. 8
1986Charly (England) 721LPCrash's Greatest Hits / Billy "Crash" Craddock
Colonial CR. 711LPCrash's Greatest Hits / Billy "Crash" Craddock
1987Jan/Star Club (Sweden) 33- 8027LPAll American Rock, Vol. 4: Rockin' Record Hop
1989Select COR 1707LPCrash's Greatest Hits / Billy "Crash" Craddock
1990White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8957LPRare Rockers From Small 1950's Labels, Vol. 5
1991Juke Box Saturday Night (Italy) JBSN 1002LPRock 'N' Roll Fever, Vol. 2
1992Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15610CDBoom Boom Baby / Billy "Crash" Craddock
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8971LPRocking Jalopy
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5711CDCBS Rockabilly Classics, Vol. 2
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156508CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 8
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156510CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 10
1995Beaver (Belgium) BLP 3304LPThat's Rock & Roll, Vol. 4
Beaver (Belgium) BLP 3314LPThat's Rock & Roll, Vol. 14
1997Teenager (Sweden) TEEN 5925CDMore Crewcuts, Ponytails & Bobbysocks
2000Columbia/Epic/Legacy (United States) CK 62173CDWhistle Bait!: 25 Rockabilly Rave-Ups
2001Ace (England) CDCHD 786CDColumbia Rockabilly, Vol. 2
2005Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16725CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 25 (Columbia)
2006Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16723CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 23 (Columbia)
2011Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 098CDSassy Sugar: The Pure Essence Of Nashville Rock & Roll
2012Classics (Sweden) 739CDColumbia Crossovers: Late Fifties And Early Sixties Teen-Country
One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 153CDEssential Rockabilly: The Columbia Story
2018Bear Family (Germany) BCD 17567CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 31 (Colonial)
year?Dig DIG 9620CDThe Big Beat, Vol. 4
King (United States) 912LPI'm Tore Up / Crash Craddock
Knockville (Netherlands) 4403LPRock And Roll For Collectors, Vol. 3
Pan American (Switzerland) 56011CDSugar Doll
Sheik (Spain) LP 507LPSaints And Sinners, Vol. 7
Smith & Co. SCCD 1170CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 3
Thunder (France) LP 002LPIt Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got The Beat!, Vol. 2


Acknowledgments:  Bear Family catalog, Both Sides Now, CD Universe, CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, Emusic, Udo Frank, Toni Grundner, Frank Kramer, Gerd Miller, Michel Proost, R&B Indies, Mike Smyth, Perica Sucevic, Joe Wajgel, Wolfgang Weissbrodt, Bjorn Witlox


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