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Fendermen

Jim Sundquist (born 1937 in Niagara, Wisc.) and Phil Humphrey (born 1937 in Stoughton, Wisc.).

References:

  • Official website
  • Feature article in issue 2 (1979) of Rock & Roll Performers Magazine.
  • Article in issue 45 (1986) of Now Dig This.

Original Releases

Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1959
RCA mx code
Cuca (Wisc.)  1003 
(pressed by RCA)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Mule Skinner Blues — The Fendermen / Vocal - Phil Humphrey, Lead Guitar - Jim Sundquist KO8W-3844 Bullet Ace CD 1136 (#15)
Bullet Classics CD 703 (#1)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Janice — The Fendermen / Vocal - Phil Humphrey, Lead Guitar - Jim Sundquist KO8W-3843 Bullet Ace CD 1136 (#30)
Bullet Buzz CD 1002 (#9)
1960/May 2
Bb pop rev.
Soma (Minn.)  1137 
(pressed by Kay Bank)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Mule Skinner Blues — The Fendermen / Vocal - Phil Humphrey, Lead Guitar - Jim Sundquist KB 1774 A Bullet BeatRocket LP 116 (#1)
Bullet Born Bad CD 005 (#8)
Bullet Born Bad LP 005 (#8)
Bullet Cato LP 002 (#13)
Bullet Cato CD 002 (#29)
Bullet Century CD [3] (#26)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55020 (#1)
Bullet STCTU CD 003 (#28)
Bullet Soma LP 1240 (#1)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Torture – (instr.) — The Fendermen KB 1774 B Bullet AEI CD 3003 (#11)
Bullet BeatRocket LP 116 (#2)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55020 (#2)
Bullet NPR LP 7301 (#12)
Bullet Soma LP 1240 (#2)
Bullet Union Pacific LP 005 (#15)
1960/Aug. 15
Bb pop rev.
Soma (Minn.)  1142 
(pressed by Kay Bank)
Borderline Label shot Song sample Don't You Just Know It — The Fendermen KB 1969 A Bullet BeatRocket LP 116 (#7)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55020 (#7)
Bullet Soma LP 1240 (#7)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Beach Party – (instr.) — The Fendermen KB 1969 B Bullet BeatRocket LP 116 (#3)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55020 (#3)
Bullet NPR LP 7301 (#4)
Bullet Soma LP 1240 (#3)
1961/Feb. 20
Bb pop rev.
Soma (Minn.)  1155 
(pressed by Kay Bank)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Heartbreakin' Special — The Fendermen / Vocal, Phil Humphrey KB 2223 A Bullet BeatRocket LP 116 (#8)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55020 (#8)
Bullet Soma LP 1240 (#8)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Can't You Wait — The Fendermen / Vocal, Phil Humphrey KB 2223 B Bullet BeatRocket LP 116 (#13)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55020 (#13)
1964
(Bb est.)
Soma (Minn.)  1418  No rating Wolfman — The Fendermen   Bullet BeatRocket LP 116 (#14)
    No rating Everglades — The Fendermen   Bullet BeatRocket LP 116 (#15)
 
 
Sassy (N.Y.)  00284/5 Pertinent Label shot Don't You Just Know It — Phil Humphrey (The Fendermen) 00285 Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55020 (#18)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Popeye — The Fendermen Featuring Dave And Izzy 00284 Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55020 (#17)
Original LPs
 
 
Soma (Minn.) MG-1240  Cover shot
Mule Skinner Blues [mono]
No rating Label shot Mule Skinner Blues — The Fendermen    
    No rating Torture — The Fendermen    
    No rating Beach Party — The Fendermen    
    Pertinent Song sample Bertha Lou — The Fendermen   Bullet BeatRocket LP 116 (#4)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55020 (#4)
Bullet Lonely LP 2219 (#9)
Bullet Soma LP 1240 (#4)
Bullet USA CD 5001 (#26)
    Borderline Honky Tonk – (instr.) — The Fendermen   Bullet BeatRocket LP 116 (#5)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55020 (#5)
Bullet NPR LP 7302 (#2)
Bullet Soma LP 1240 (#5)
    Pertinent Lonesome Road — The Fendermen   Bullet BeatRocket LP 116 (#6)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55020 (#6)
Bullet Soma LP 1240 (#6)
    No rating Don't You Just Know It — The Fendermen    
    No rating Heartbreakin' Special — The Fendermen    
    Non-pertinent Jack Of Diamonds — The Fendermen   Bullet BeatRocket LP 116 (#9)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55020 (#9)
Bullet Soma LP 1240 (#9)
    Non-pertinent High Noon — The Fendermen   Bullet BeatRocket LP 116 (#10)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55020 (#10)
Bullet Soma LP 1240 (#10)
    Borderline Koo-Koo – (instr.) — The Fendermen   Bullet BeatRocket LP 116 (#11)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55020 (#11)
Bullet NPR LP 7305 (#3)
Bullet Soma LP 1240 (#11)
    Non-pertinent Caravan – (instr.) — The Fendermen   Bullet BeatRocket LP 116 (#12)
Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55020 (#12)
Bullet Soma LP 1240 (#12)
Unissued Tracks
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Mule Skinner Blues [alt. vers.] — The Fendermen   Bullet BeatRocket LP 116 (#17)
    No rating Torture [alt. vers.] — The Fendermen   Bullet BeatRocket LP 116 (#16)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     Borderline More Than Words Can Tell — The Fendermen   Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55020 (#16)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1973NPR (Germany) 7301LPArchive Series, Vol. 1
1974NPR (Germany) 7302LPArchive Series, Vol. 2
Union Pacific (England) UP 005LPLoose Ends: Rave From The Grave, Blast From The Past Series, Vol. 2
1976NPR (Germany) 7305LPArchive Series, Vol. 5
1979Lonely (France) 2219LPLet's Go Rockabilly
1980Soma MG- 1240LPMule Skinner Blues / The Fendermen
1991Born Bad (England) BB 005LPBorn Bad, Vol. 5
1995Dee Jay Jamboree (Germany) DJ-CD 55020CDMule Skinner Blues / The Fendermen
1996Classics (Sweden) 703CDCuca Records
1998Born Bad (England) BB 005CDBorn Bad, Vol. 5
2000BeatRocket BR 116LPMule Skinner Blues ... Plus / The Fendermen
2003AEI # 3003CDAxes, Saxes, Skins, Ivories, Vol. 2
USA (United States) WI- 5001CDWisconsin Rock-A-Billy
2006Ace (England) CDCHD 1136CDRockin' In Wisconsin: The Cuca Records Story, Vol. 3
year?Buzz Buzz- 1002CDWisconsin Teeners, Vol. 2
Cato (England) 002LPSongs The Cramps Taught Us, Vol. 2
Century (Canada) [3]CDRockabilly Baby
STCTU STCTU- 003CDSongs The Cramps Taught Us, Vol. 3


Acknowledgments:  Bear Family catalog, CMF Library, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Tom Krajina, Gerd Miller, Gary Myers, Bob Skurzewski, Perica Sucevic, Sharrie Sundquist, Tom Tourville, Uncle Gil, Bjorn Witlox


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