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Davis, Link

Full name Lewis Lincoln Davis. Born 1914 in Van Zandt County, Texas. Died in 1972.

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Original Releases

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Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1948
(Bb est.)
Imperial (Calif.)  8018  [78] Non-pertinent Rice And Gravy Blues
Link Davis And The Blue Bonnet Playboys
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IF-35 Bullet Bear Family CD 16523 (#4)
Bullet Krazy Kat CD 06 (#14)
    Non-pertinent Rice And Gravy Boogie – (instr.)
Link Davis And The Blue Bonnet Playboys
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IF-38 Bullet Krazy Kat CD 06 (#13)
1955/Feb. 5
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  21350  [78] No rating Kajalena
Link Davis
   
    No rating Va T'Cacher (Go Hide Yourself)
Link Davis
   
1955/Feb. 5
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21350  [45] Non-pertinent Kajalena
Link Davis
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ZSP 34825 Bullet Bear Family CD 16523 (#20)
    Non-pertinent Va T'Cacher (Go Hide Yourself)
Link Davis
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ZSP 34826 Bullet Bear Family CD 16523 (#19)
1955/Apr. 23
Bb c&w rev.
Nucraft (Texas) 45-2022  [45] No rating Coo-Coo-Coo
Harmonica Kid
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B  
    No rating Jole-Blon
Harmonica Kid
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A  
1955/Aug. 6
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.)  21431  [78] No rating Cajun Love
Link Davis
   
    No rating Every Time I Pass Your Door
Link Davis
   
1955/Aug. 6
Bb c&w rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-21431  [45] Non-pertinent Cajun Love
Link Davis
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JZSP 34824 Bullet Bear Family CD 16523 (#18)
    Non-pertinent Every Time I Pass Your Door
Link Davis
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JZSP 34823  
1955/July 16
Bb c&w rev.
Nucraft (Texas)  2026  [45]
(pressed by Monarch)
Pertinent Grasshopper
Link Davis
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(from Emusic/Goldenlane MP3 11478070)
A Δ5117 Bullet Collectables CD 5341 (#11)
Bullet El Toro CD 1010 (#6)
Bullet Krazy Kat CD 06 (#10)
Bullet Legend LP 004 (#11)
Bullet Legend LP 1004 (#11)
    No rating Magnolia Garden Waltz
Floyd Tillman
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B Δ5118  
1956/Apr. 21
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.)  235  [78] No rating Sixteen Chicks
Link Davis
   
    No rating Deep In The Heart Of A Fool
Link Davis
   
1956/Apr. 21
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.) 45-235  [45] Pertinent Sixteen Chicks
Link Davis
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(from Gusto LP 5017X)
2417 Bullet Bear Family CD 16523 (#21)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#6)
Bullet Gusto LP 5017X (#1)
Bullet Pan American CD 56005 (#23)
    Non-pertinent Deep In The Heart Of A Fool
Link Davis
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2418 Bullet Bear Family CD 16523 (#22)
1956/May 12
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.)  242  [78] No rating Sixteen Chicks
Link Davis
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2417  
    No rating Grasshopper Rock
Link Davis
   
1956/May 12
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.) 45-242  [45] Pertinent Sixteen Chicks
Link Davis
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(from Texas Gold CD 931)
2417 Bullet SD LP 840 (#1)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 931 (#8)
    Pertinent Grasshopper Rock
Link Davis
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(from Texas Gold CD 931)
2441 Bullet Bear Family CD 16523 (#24)
Bullet Club PR LP 003 (#17)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#14)
Bullet Gusto LP 5031X (#1)
Bullet Mustang CD 2 (#27)
Bullet Pan American CD 56012 (#19)
Bullet Presto CD 6 (#6)
Bullet SD LP 840 (#2)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 931 (#25)
1956/Aug. 4
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.)  255  [78] No rating Don't Big Shot Me
Link Davis
   
    No rating Trucker From Tennessee
Link Davis
   
1956/Aug. 4
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.) 45-255  [45] Pertinent Don't Big Shot Me
Link Davis
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(from Texas Gold CD 931)
2440 Bullet Bear Family CD 16523 (#23)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#28)
Bullet Gusto LP 5017X (#10)
Bullet Mustang CD 2 (#26)
Bullet SD LP 840 (#10)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 931 (#12)
    Pertinent Trucker From Tennessee
Link Davis
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(from Ace CD 311)
2462 Bullet Ace 10 17 (#7)
Bullet Ace LP 45 (#6)
Bullet Ace CD 311 (#20)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16523 (#25)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 026 (#72)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#24)
Bullet Live Gold Productions CD 120012 (#2)
Bullet Lucky CD 810 (#12)
Bullet SD LP 840 (#9)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 931 (#5)
1956/July 27
(comp. files)
Sarg (Texas)  136  [78] No rating Cockroach
Link Davis
   
    No rating Big Houston
Link Davis
   
1956/July 27
(comp. files)
Sarg (Texas)  136-45 [45] Pertinent Cockroach
Link Davis
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(from Collector CD 4414)
no mx Bullet Ace CD 36 (#21)
Bullet Collectables CD 5341 (#8)
Bullet Collector CD 4414 (#20)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 142 (#7)
    No rating Big Houston
Link Davis
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(from 45)
no mx  
1956/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Starday (Tenn.)  275  [78] No rating Bayou Buffalo
Link Davis
   
    No rating Would You Be Waiting
Link Davis
   
1956/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Starday (Tenn.) 45-275  [45] No rating Bayou Buffalo
Link Davis
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(from 45)
2499 Bullet Bear Family CD 16523 (#26)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16523 (#32)
    No rating Would You Be Waiting
Link Davis
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16523 (#27)
1957/May
(Bb est.)
Starday (Tenn.) 45-293  [45] Non-pertinent Slippin' And Slidin' Sometimes
Link Davis
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(from 45)
2553 Bullet Ace CD 191 (#6)
Bullet Ace LP 191 (#6)
Bullet Ace CD 218 (#14)
Bullet Ace LP 218 (#14)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16523 (#28)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16523 (#33)
    Non-pertinent Allons A Lafayette
Link Davis
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2554 Bullet Bear Family CD 16523 (#29)
1957/Nov. 11
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.) 45-331  [45] No rating Big Coonie
Link Davis
   
    No rating Waltz Of The Jambalaya
Link Davis
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16523 (#30)
1958/Oct. 6
Bb pop rev.
Allstar (Texas)  7171-45 [45]
(pressed by RCA)
Borderline Bon-Ta-Ru-La (Let The Good Times Roll)
Link Davis
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(from 45)
J 8OW-7411 Bullet Chief CD 7700 (#19)
Bullet Collectables CD 5341 (#9)
Bullet Krazy Kat CD 06 (#15)
    Borderline Memories With You
Link Davis
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(from 45)
J 8OW-7412  
1959/May 18
Bb pop rev.
Allstar (Texas)  7185-45 [45] Pertinent Ballad Of Jole Blon
Link Davis
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(from 45)
A-1002  
    Pertinent Visions
Link Davis
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(from 45)
A-1003  
1959/Aug. 17
Bb c&w rev.
Tanker (Texas)  715  [45] Pertinent Permit Blues
Link Davis And The Cajuns
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(from Buffalo Bop CD 55196)
TA-101 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55196 (#17)
Bullet Club LP 021 (#12)
Bullet Krazy Kat CD 06 (#16)
Bullet White Label LP 8908 (#9)
    No rating Airliner
Link Davis And The Cajuns
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(from White Label LP 8908)
TA-102 Bullet Krazy Kat CD 06 (#17)
Bullet White Label LP 8908 (#10)
1960/Apr.
(Bb est.)
D (Texas)  1135  [45] No rating Big Coonie – (instr.)
Link Davis
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1333  
    No rating Waltz Of The Jambalaya – (instr.)
Link Davis
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1332  
1960/May 16
Bb c&w rev.
Allstar (Texas)  7203-45 [45] No rating Little People
Link Davis
   
    No rating Tee Mamou
Link Davis
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M-1271  
 
 
Crazy Cajun (Texas)  526  [45] No rating Cajun Honey
Link Davis
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LD-4  
    No rating Big Mamou
Link Davis
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LD-3  
1961/June
(Bb est.)
D (Texas)  1191  [45] Pertinent Come Dance With Me
Link Davis
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(from 45)
1470 Bullet Ace 10 19 (#4)
    Non-pertinent Five Miles From Town
Link Davis
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1471  
1962 or later
(BMI est.)
Venus (Texas)  1447  [45] Non-pertinent Strolling
Link Davis
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LH-5661  
    Non-pertinent I Played That Song For You
Link Davis
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LH-5560  
1962/Oct. 6
Bb pop rev.
All Boy (Texas) 45-8505  [45] No rating Little Red Boat
Link Davis
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ZG 69011 Bullet Collectables CD 5341 (#5)
    No rating Forget-Me-Nots
Link Davis
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ZG 69012  
1963/Feb.
(est.)
All Boy (Texas) 45-8508  [45] No rating Guy From Big Mamou
Link Davis
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ZG 69018 Bullet Collectables CD 5341 (#4)
    No rating Jole Blonde
Link Davis
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ZG 69017  
1961/Oct.
mx series
Al's (Texas)  1500/1 [45] Borderline Rice & Gravy
Link Davis
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(from 45)
1501  
    No rating Ferry Ride – (instr.)
Link Davis
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1500  
1961/Nov.
mx series
Al's (Texas)  1503  [45] No rating Johnny Be Good
Link Davis
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1510  
    No rating My Last Good-Bye
Link Davis
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1511  
1963/Nov. or later
(Bb est.)
Kool (Texas)  1026  [45] No rating Beatle Bug – (instr.)
Link Davis, Man With The Buzzin' Sax
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M-4225 Bullet Collectables CD 5341 (#12)
Bullet Krazy Kat CD 06 (#20)
    No rating I Keep Wanting You More
Link Davis
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M-4226  
1964/Sept.
(Bb est.)
Allstar (Texas)  7305  [45] Non-pertinent Big Mamou
Link Davis
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M-4913 Bullet Bear Family CD 16523 (#1)
Bullet Chief CD 7700 (#15)
Bullet Krazy Kat CD 06 (#19)
    No rating Louisiana Waltz
Link Davis
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M-4914  
 
 
[need info]     [ ] No rating Cajun Doll
Link Davis
  Bullet Collectables CD 5341 (#14)
    No rating Rice And Gravy Blues [alt. vers.]
Link Davis
  Bullet Collectables CD 5341 (#1)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1979Ace (England) CH 1710Rockabilly Party
Gusto (United States) 5017XLPDixie Starday Rockabillys, Vol. 1
Gusto (United States) 5031XLPDixie Starday Rockabilly's, Vol. 2
1980Ace (England) CH 1910Kings Of Rockabilly, Vol. 2
1982Ace (England) 45LPThe Best Of Ace Rockabilly
1986Ace (England) CH 191LPRockabilly Shakeout
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8908LPRockabilly World
1987Ace (England) CDCH 218CDThe Fifties: Rockabilly Fever
1991Ace (England) CDCHD 311CDRarest Rockabilly & Hillbilly Boogie ; The Best Of Ace Rockabilly
SD (Germany) 840LPSixteen Chicks
1992Legend (France) 004LPGrand Daddy's Rockin', Vol. 3
Live Gold Productions (Czechoslovakia) LG 120012CDElvis Mania 2
1993Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4414CDSarg Rockers, Vol. 2
Krazy Kat (England) 06CDLet The Good Times Roll / Link Davis
Legend (France) 1004LPGrand Daddy's Rockin', Vol. 3
Texas Gold (Netherlands) TG 931CDThe Starday Story, Vol. 1
1994Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 003LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 3
1996Lucky (England) CDLR 810CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 10
2001Mustang MUST 2CDGoin' Down That Road
2007El Toro (Spain) ETCD 1010CDReal Cool Cats: Texas Rockabilly 1955
2009Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16523CDBig Mamou / Link Davis
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55196CDShiver And Shake
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 026CDRoutes Of Rockabilly
2012Fantastic Voyage (England) FVDD 142CDTexas Tornados: Rock 'N' Roll From The Lone Star State
Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 145CDIt's Saturday Night!: Starday-Dixie Rockabilly 1955-1961
year?Ace (England) CDCH 36CDTexas Rockabilly
Ace (England) CDCH 191CDRockabilly Shakeout
Chief (Netherlands) CD- 7700CDThe Best Of Allstar Records, Houston, TX
Club (Spain) 021LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 21
Collectables (United States) COL-CD- 5341CDGuys From Big Mamou-Joey Long & Link Davis
Pan American (Switzerland) 56005CDShake Me Up Baby
Pan American (Switzerland) 56012CDPrimitive Love
Presto Vol. 6CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 6


Acknowledgments:  Andrew Brown, CMF Library, Malcolm Chapman, Stephane Chatain, Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, Mitch Drumm, Udo Frank, Anton Grundner, Kent Heineman, Tom Krajina, Stewart Michard, Gerd Miller, Pierre Monnery, Dean Craige Morris, No Hit Records, R&B Indies, Mike Smyth, Bruno Toson, Uncle Gil, Bjorn Witlox, Kirill Yakovlev


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