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Faire, Johnny

Birth name John Dee Abohosh. Legal name Johnny Faircloth after adoption by his stepfather. Born 1936 in Dallas, Texas. Died in 2007.

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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/Nov.
(Bb est.)
Fable (Calif.) F-601-45 No rating Make Up Your Mind Baby — Johnny Faire    
    No rating If I'm A Fool — Johnny Faire    
1957/Nov.
(Bb est.)
Fable (Calif.) F-601-45 No rating Label shot You Gotta Walk The Line — Johnny Faire / Music By Sandy Stanton / Vocal, Johnny Faire With Fable Chorus C  
    No rating If I'm A Fool — Johnny Faire    
1957/Dec. 9
Bb pop rev.
Surf (Calif.) SR5019-45 Pertinent Label shot Song sample Bertha Lou — Johnny Faire SR-5019-45 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55007 (#14)
Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#1)
Bullet Chief CD 1156507 (#9)
Bullet Fed CD 01 (#12)
Bullet Fed EP 04 (#1)
Bullet Flaming Piston CD 1003 (#8)
Bullet Hydra LP 7702 (#2)
Bullet Lucky CD 810 (#14)
Bullet Skyline LP 2011 (#16)
Bullet Vladimir Twist LP 6901 (#16)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Til The Law Says Stop — Johnny Faire 5019-45-1 Bullet Big E LP 001 (#3)
Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#2)
Bullet Chief CD 1156510 (#22)
Bullet El Toro CD 1037 (#53)
Bullet Fed CD 07 (#33)
Bullet Folkline CD 164 (#1)
Bullet GVC CD 2018 (#51)
Bullet Hydra LP 7702 (#4)
Bullet Mustang CD 3 (#20)
Bullet Skyline LP 2011 (#17)
1958/Feb.
copyright
Surf (Calif.) SR5024-45 Pertinent Song sample I Fell For Your Line Baby — Johnny Faire   Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55007 (#9)
Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#3)
Bullet Thunder LP 002 (#11)
    Borderline Song sample Betcha I Getcha — Johnny Faire   Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55007 (#23)
Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#4)
1958/May 5
Bb pop rev.
Era (Calif.) 45-1067  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Hollywood Party — Dick Bush 45-HN-159 Bullet Ace CD 1 (#10)
Bullet Ace LP 1 (#8)
Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#5)
Bullet Cascade LP 1009 (#13)
Bullet Chiswick LP 1 (#8)
Bullet Club LP 015 (#6)
Bullet NME LP 5 (#17)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Ezactly — Dick Bush 45-HN-160 Bullet Ace CD 1 (#9)
Bullet Ace LP 1 (#12)
Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#6)
Bullet Chiswick LP 1 (#12)
1958/Oct. 20
Bb pop rev.
Jolt (Calif.)  332 
(pressed by Monarch)
No rating Label shot Song sample Sweet, Sweet, Sweet — Johnny Jordan 363639 Δ24578 Bullet Jim Jam LP 1010 (#13)
    No rating Label shot Song sample Don't Cry Little Baby — Johnny Jordan 363638 Δ24577 Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1004 (#1)
1959/Aug. 17
Bb pop rev.
Era (Calif.)  3004  No rating Label shot Song sample If You're Lookin' — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-10 Bullet Rojac CD 601 (#13)
    No rating Label shot L'il Sweetheart — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-9  
1959/Sept. 28
Bb pop rev.
Era (Calif.)  3007 
(pressed by Monarch)
No rating Label shot Song sample Sway And Move With The Beat — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-18 Δ31761 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#8)
Bullet Flame LP 017 (#9)
    No rating Label shot White Orchid — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-17 Δ31760 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#7)
1960/Mar. 28
Bb pop rev.
Era (Calif.)  3014  No rating Label shot The Devil Aint A Man — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-33 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#9)
Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1004 (#11)
    No rating Label shot How Long — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-34 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#10)
1960/May 9
Bb pop rev.
Era (Calif.)  3018 
(pressed by Monarch)
No rating Label shot Mission Bell — Donnie Brooks BSN-48 Δ34847 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#11)
Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1004 (#6)
    No rating Label shot Do It For Me — Donnie Brooks BSN-27 Δ34850  
1960/Oct. 17
Bb pop rev.
Era (Calif.)  3028  Cover shot Non-pertinent Label shot Round Robin — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-79 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#13)
Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1004 (#8)
    No rating Label shot Doll House — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-80 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#12)
Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1004 (#9)
1961/Feb. 20
Bb pop rev.
Era (Calif.)  3042  Cover shot No rating Label shot Memphis — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-81 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#14)
Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1004 (#3)
    No rating Label shot That's Why — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-111 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#15)
Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1004 (#4)
1961/May 22
Bb pop rev.
Era (Calif.)  3049  Cover shot No rating Label shot Wishbone — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-108 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#16)
Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1004 (#12)
    No rating Label shot All I Can Give — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-155 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#17)
Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1004 (#13)
1961/July 24
Bb pop rev.
Era (Calif.)  3052  No rating Label shot Boomerang — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-177 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#18)
    No rating Label shot How Long — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-180-RE  
1961/Sept. 18
Bb pop rev.
Era (Calif.)  3059  No rating Label shot Sweet Lorraine — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-109 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#19)
    No rating Label shot Up To My Ears (In Tears) — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-185 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#20)
1961/Nov. 20
Bb pop rev.
Era (Calif.)  3063  No rating Label shot Goodnite Judy — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-218 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#21)
    No rating Label shot Your Little Boy's Come Home — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-215  
1962/Mar. 10
Bb pop rev.
Era (Calif.)  3071  No rating Label shot My Favorite Kind Of Face — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-242 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#22)
Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1004 (#5)
    No rating Label shot He Stole Flo — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-243 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#23)
Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1004 (#14)
1962/May 19
Bb pop rev.
Era (Calif.)  3077  No rating Label shot Just A Bystander — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-266 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#25)
    No rating Label shot Oh, You Beautiful Doll — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-261 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#24)
Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1004 (#10)
1962/Nov. 24
Bb pop rev.
Era (Calif.)  3095  No rating Label shot Cries My Heart — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-309 Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1004 (#2)
    No rating Label shot It's Not That Easy — Donnie Brooks 45-BSN-307 Bullet Juke Box Saturday Night LP 1004 (#7)
1964/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Reprise (Calif.)  0261  No rating Label shot Song sample Gone — Donnie Brooks / Arranged And Conducted By Jack Nitzsche 2366 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#30)
    No rating Label shot Song sample Girl Machine — Donnie Brooks / Arranged And Conducted By David Gates 2485 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#31)
1964/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Reprise (Calif.)  0311  No rating Label shot Song sample Can't Help Lovin' You — Donnie Brooks / Arranged And Conducted By Ernie Freeman 2928 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#32)
    No rating Label shot Song sample Pickin' Up The Pieces — Donnie Brooks / Arranged And Conducted By Ernie Freeman 2931  
1965/Apr.
(Bb est.)
Reprise (Calif.)  0363  No rating Label shot Song sample Hey, Little Girl — Donnie Brooks HX3275  
    No rating Label shot Song sample If I Never Get To Love You — Donnie Brooks / Arranged & Conducted By Jack Nitzsche HX3234 Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#33)
Original LPs
1961
(BSN est.)
Era (Calif.) EL-105  Cover shot
The Happiest [mono]
No rating That's Why — Donnie Brooks    
    No rating Memories Are Made Of This — Donnie Brooks   Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#26)
    No rating Mission Bee — Donnie Brooks    
    No rating How Long — Donnie Brooks    
    No rating The Devil Ain't A Man — Donnie Brooks    
    No rating Twilight Time — Donnie Brooks   Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#27)
    No rating Memphis — Donnie Brooks    
    No rating PS I Love You — Donnie Brooks   Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#28)
    No rating All I Can Give — Donnie Brooks    
    No rating What'd I Say — Donnie Brooks   Bullet Canetoad Int. CD 6458 (#29)
    No rating Doll House — Donnie Brooks    
    No rating Round Robin — Donnie Brooks    

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Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1977Chiswick (England) CH 1LPHollywood Rock 'N' Roll
1985Cascade (England) DROP 1009LPTwenty Great Rockabilly Hits Of The 50's, Vol. 2
Hydra (Germany) BLK 7702LPLike Wow
1987NME (England) PRO 5LPI Dreamt I Was Elvis
1989Skyline 2011LPThe Burnette Connection
1990Ace (England) CDCHM 1CDHollywood Rock 'N' Roll
1991Juke Box Saturday Night (Italy) JBSN 1004LPRock 'N' Roll Fever -- Unknown Star / Donnie Brooks
1993Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55007CDA Ball Tonight
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156507CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 7
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156510CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 10
1994Club (Spain) 015LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 15
1995Flame (England) 017LPDesperate Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 17
Vladimir Twist VTR 6901LPLike Nothing Your Ears Have Ever Heard, Vol. 1
1996Jim Jam (Netherlands) WLJJ 1010LPRebel Rockabilly Rock, Vol. 10
Lucky (England) CDLR 810CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 10
1998Big E (United States) 001LPKustom Made Rock-A-Billy, Vol. 1
2000Rojac 601CDThis Stuff Kills You
2001Mustang MUST 3CDLet's Go Boppin' Tonight
2008GVC 2018CDHollywood Hep Cats
year?Ace (England) CH 1LPHollywood Rock 'N' Roll
Canetoad Int. (Australia) CD 6458CDGreatest Hits, 1958-1968 / Donnie Brooks
El Toro (Spain) ETCD- 1037CDIf You Want It Enough / The Burnette Brothers
Fed (Sweden) 01CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 1
Fed (Sweden) 04EPuntitled
Fed (Sweden) 07CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 7
Flaming Piston (United States) FP-CD 1003CDKustom Rockers, Vol. 3
Folkline (England) 274- 164CDGo Kat Go!, Vol. 3
Thunder (France) LP 002LPIt Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got The Beat!, Vol. 2


Acknowledgments:  Both Sides Now, Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Toni Grundner, Stephan Koenig, Tom Krajina, Gerd Miller, Phil Milstein, Gary Myers, Michel Proost, Martin Roberts, Rock & Roll Musik Magazin, Don Stilton, Howard Thomason


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