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Davis, Hank

Real name Henry Davis. Born 1941 in New York, N.Y.

References:

  • Feature article in issue 14 (1977) of New Kommotion.

Original Releases

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Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1959/May 4
Bb pop rev.
Wizz (N.Y.)  716  [45]
(pressed by Columbia)
Pertinent I Want You To Be My Baby
Hank Davis
Label shot
(from 45)
ZTSP 29196 Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 120 (#10)
    Pertinent Your My Kind
Hank Davis
Label shot
(from 45)
ZTSP 29195  
1959/Sept. 21
Bb pop rev.
Dauphin (N.Y.) AR-105/6 [45] Pertinent Women Train
Hank And The Electras / Conducted By Steve Pulliam
Label shot
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55012)
AR-105 Bullet B-Sharp CD 6/29 (#19)
Bullet B-Sharp LP 666-11 (#5)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55012 (#26)
Bullet Collector CD 4495 (#19)
Bullet Hobo Bop LP 1181 (#5)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#13)
    Pertinent Get Lost Baby
Hank And The Electras / Conducted By Steve Pulliam
Label shot
(from 45)
AR-106 Bullet Collector CD 4499 (#3)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#3)
1960/May 9
Bb pop rev.
Stacy (Ill.)  919X [45]
(pressed by Columbia)
Pertinent Real Soon
Hank Davis
Label shot
(from 45)
ZTSP-60842 Bullet Bison Bop LP 2020 (#4)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2020 (#4)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 115 (#1)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#2)
Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#1)
    Pertinent One-Way Track
Hank Davis
Label shot
(from 45)
ZTSP-60841 Bullet Bison Bop LP 2020 (#11)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2020 (#11)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55012 (#10)
Bullet Club LP 022 (#8)
Bullet Mustang CD 5 (#30)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#4)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 120 (#9)
Bullet Shimmy CD 101 (#9)
1960/Nov. 7
Bb pop rev.
Mala (N.Y.)  424  [45] No rating Go On And Go
Hank And Carolee
Label shot
5674 Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#20)
    No rating I've Never Known
Hank And Carolee
Label shot
5759 Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#12)
1964
 
Folk Art (N.Y.) FLP5002  [LP]
God Made The Blues, Vol. 1 [mono]
Cover shot
No rating Some Gonna Call Him
Rev. Anthony Campbell / Calvin Morris / Hank Davis, Guitar
Label shot
   
    No rating How Long Have You Been A Negro?
Rev. Anthony Campbell / Calvin Morris / Hank Davis, Guitar
   
    No rating I Want Jesus To Walk With Me
Rev. Anthony Campbell / Calvin Morris / Hank Davis, Guitar
   
    Non-pertinent Motherless Children
Rev. Anthony Campbell / Calvin Morris / Hank Davis, Guitar
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 115 (#6)
Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#30)
    No rating A Thousand Miles From Home
Rev. Anthony Campbell / Calvin Morris / Hank Davis, Guitar
   
    No rating You Can't Make Me Doubt Him
Rev. Anthony Campbell / Calvin Morris / Hank Davis, Guitar
   
    No rating Takin' Names
Rev. Anthony Campbell / Calvin Morris / Hank Davis, Guitar
   
    Non-pertinent Nobody's Fault But Mine
Rev. Anthony Campbell / Calvin Morris / Hank Davis, Guitar
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Ducktail LP 501 (#16)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 115 (#13)
Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#16)
    No rating Hit 'Em Again Lord - Lookin' Good - Red Light
Rev. Anthony Campbell / Calvin Morris / Hank Davis, Guitar
   
    No rating Timber - The Mule Song
Rev. Anthony Campbell / Calvin Morris / Hank Davis, Guitar
   
    No rating Don't Look Now
Rev. Anthony Campbell / Calvin Morris / Hank Davis, Guitar
   
    No rating O' Freedom
Rev. Anthony Campbell / Calvin Morris / Hank Davis, Guitar
   
 
 
[unissued]     [unissued] No rating Bad Move Baby
Hank Davis
  Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#15)
    No rating Talk About Lovin'
Hank Davis
  Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#6)
    No rating You're Forgiven
Hank Davis
  Bullet Ducktail LP 501 (#7)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#8)
1959
 
[unissued]     [unissued] No rating Dinosaur Girl
Hank Davis
  Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#1)
1960
 
[unissued]     [unissued] No rating Breakin' Up With You [vers. 1]
Hank Davis
  Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 115 (#4)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#5)
    No rating Breakin' Up With You [vers. 2]
Hank Davis
  Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#17)
    No rating Happy New Year Baby
Hank Davis
  Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#24)
    Pertinent I Don't Care Who Knows
Hank Davis
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 115 (#3)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#18)
Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#23)
    No rating I'm Leavin' While I Can
Hank Davis
  Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#11)
    No rating Lonely Road
Hank And Carolee
  Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#9)
    No rating Make Your One Love Last
Hank Davis
  Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#19)
    No rating Someday I'll Surprise You
Hank Davis
  Bullet Ducktail LP 501 (#3)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#23)
    No rating There Goes The Guy
Hank Davis
  Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 115 (#14)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#22)
1961
 
[unissued]     [unissued] No rating Afraid To Try
Hank Davis
  Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#7)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 120 (#13)
    Borderline Low Down Moanin' Dirty Lonesome Feelin' Blues
Hank Davis
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#16)
Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#22)
    No rating Point Of View
Hank Davis
  Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 115 (#11)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#21)
    Borderline Salamay
Hank Davis
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 115 (#8)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#14)
Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#11)
1962
 
[unissued]     [unissued] No rating Jimmy Brown
Hank Davis
  Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 115 (#10)
1964
 
[unissued]     [unissued] Non-pertinent Treat A Stranger Right
Hank Davis
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 115 (#10)
Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#12)
1965
 
[unissued]     [unissued] No rating Don't Look Now
Hank Davis
  Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 115 (#9)
    No rating Early In The Morning
Hank Davis
  Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 115 (#12)
    Borderline Got My Mojo Working
Hank Davis
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 115 (#2)
Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#14)
1974
 
[out of scope]     [ ] Non-pertinent I Just Don't Feel Like Dancing
Hank Davis
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#10)
1984
 
[out of scope]     [ ] Non-pertinent Crazy Living
Hank Davis
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Relaxed Rabbit LP 424 (#1)
Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#21)
    Non-pertinent Drawin' To An Inside Straight
Hank Davis
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Relaxed Rabbit LP 424 (#11)
Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#5)
    No rating For Nessie
Hank Davis
  Bullet Relaxed Rabbit LP 424 (#14)
    Borderline Honkers And Shouters
Hank Davis
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Relaxed Rabbit LP 424 (#6)
Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#19)
    Non-pertinent I Want You To Know
Hank Davis
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Relaxed Rabbit LP 424 (#7)
Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#25)
    No rating The Killer's Last Ride
Hank Davis
  Bullet Relaxed Rabbit LP 424 (#5)
    No rating Musclin' In On You
Hank Davis
  Bullet Relaxed Rabbit LP 424 (#8)
    Non-pertinent Not My Kind Of Woman [vers. 2]
Hank Davis
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Relaxed Rabbit LP 424 (#4)
Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#17)
    Non-pertinent Poor Boy
Hank Davis
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Relaxed Rabbit LP 424 (#3)
Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#2)
    No rating Ride A Wild Horse
Hank Davis
  Bullet Relaxed Rabbit LP 424 (#12)
    Borderline Rock With Me Baby
Hank Davis
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Relaxed Rabbit LP 424 (#9)
Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#28)
    No rating Rowena
Hank Davis
  Bullet Relaxed Rabbit LP 424 (#2)
    Non-pertinent Were You Ever Mine To Lose
Hank Davis
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Relaxed Rabbit LP 424 (#10)
Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#8)
    No rating What About Me
Hank Davis
  Bullet Relaxed Rabbit LP 424 (#13)
1985
 
[out of scope]     [ ] Non-pertinent I Was In Love Once
Hank Davis
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#27)
1986
 
[out of scope]     [ ] Non-pertinent Blue Highway
Hank Davis
(from Relaxed Rabbit CD 428)
  Bullet Relaxed Rabbit CD 428 (#24)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1976Redita [1st series] (Netherlands) 115LPI'm Hank Davis
1979Ducktail (Canada) 501LPStompin At The Dead Moose / Hank Davis
1981Hobo Bop 1181LPHobo Bop
Redita [2nd series] (Netherlands) 115LPNew York Country Rock / Hank Davis
Redita [2nd series] (Netherlands) RLP- 120LPRock In The Woods With Hank Davis
1982Bison Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2020LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 17
1984Relaxed Rabbit (Canada) 424LPCrazy Living / Hank Davis
1985Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2020LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 17
1993Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55012CDHobo Bop
1995Relaxed Rabbit (Canada) 428CDBlue Highway / Hank Davis
2006B-Sharp (England) 666-11LPNasty Rockabilly, Vol. 8
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4495CDHoodlum Rockin'
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4499CDSlow Boogie Rockin', Vol. 6
year?B-Sharp 6/29CDNasty Rockabilly, CD 4
Club (Spain) 022LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 22
Mustang MUST 5CDBig Boy Rock
Shimmy SHIM CD 101CDRockabilly Boys


Acknowledgments:  Bear Family catalog, Jurgen Blazejewski, CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, Hank Davis, Udo Frank, Gerd Miller, Dean Craige Morris, John Neal, Mike Smyth


Compilation & presentation © 2020, Terry E. Gordon This page generated on 08/14/2020

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