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Gordon, Curtis

Born 1928 in Moultrie, Ga. A regular on the Dixie Barn Dance (WKAB, Mobile, Ala.) in 1953. Stationed at Fort McPherson, Ga., in 1956. Died in 2004.

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Source: Jim Hilmar

Original Releases

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Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1952/Dec. 20
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-5062  [78] No rating You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
Curtis Gordon
   
    No rating The Greatest Sin
Curtis Gordon
   
1952/Dec. 20
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-5062  [45] No rating You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
E4VW-7674 Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#6)
Bullet Chief CD 1156520 (#17)
Bullet Detour LP 008 (#14)
    No rating The Greatest Sin
Curtis Gordon
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E2VW-7671 Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#31)
1953/Mar. 7
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-5182  [78] No rating What's A Little Pride
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
E2-VB-7672  
    No rating If You Tell Me One More Lie
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
E2-VB-7673  
1953/Mar. 7
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-5182  [45] No rating What's A Little Pride
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
E2VW-7672 Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#32)
    No rating If You Tell Me One More Lie
Curtis Gordon
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E2VW-7673 Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#23)
1953/July 4
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-5356  [78] No rating Rompin' And Stompin'
Curtis Gordon
   
    No rating Rocky Road Of Love
Curtis Gordon
   
1953/July 4
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-5356  [45] Pertinent Rompin' And Stompin'
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
(from Lucky CD 808)
E3VW-0643 Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#1)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6005 (#14)
Bullet Chief CD 1156504 (#1)
Bullet Coast To Coast CD 001 (#19)
Bullet Lucky CD 808 (#11)
Bullet One Day Music CD 155 (#9)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 112 (#13)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 112 (#13)
    Non-pertinent Rocky Road Of Love
Curtis Gordon
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E3VW-0644 Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#27)
Bullet Chief CD 1156502 (#3)
1953/Oct. 10
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-5461  [78] No rating I Just Don't Love You Anymore
Curtis Gordon
   
    No rating Where'd Ja Get So Much Of
Curtis Gordon
   
1953/Oct. 10
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-5461  [45] No rating I Just Don't Love You Anymore
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
E3VW-0641 Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#28)
    No rating Where'd Ja Get So Much Of
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
E3VW-0642 Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#34)
1953/Dec. 19
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-5550  [78] No rating Tell 'Em No
Curtis Gordon
   
    No rating Little Bo-Peep
Curtis Gordon
   
1953/Dec. 19
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-5550  [45] No rating Tell 'Em No
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
E3VW-2262 Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#17)
    No rating Little Bo-Peep
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
E3VW-2264 Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#20)
1954/Mar. 20
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-5639  [78] No rating I'd Do It For You
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
E3-VB-2261  
    No rating You Crazy, Crazy Moon
Curtis Gordon
   
1954/Mar. 20
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-5639  [45] No rating I'd Do It For You
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
E3VW-2261 Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#11)
Bullet Orbit CD 5906 (#21)
    No rating You Crazy, Crazy Moon
Curtis Gordon
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#33)
1954/June 12
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-5760  [78] No rating Caffeine And Nicotine
Curtis Gordon
   
    No rating Divided Heart
Curtis Gordon
   
1954/June 12
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-5760  [45] No rating Caffeine And Nicotine
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
(from 45)
E4VW-3650 Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16864 (#13)
Bullet Blazon CD 2002 (#6)
Bullet Detour LP 008 (#9)
Bullet Orbit CD 5908 (#21)
    No rating Divided Heart
Curtis Gordon
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E4VW-3648 Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#24)
Bullet Orbit CD 5908 (#24)
1954/Sept.
(Bb est.)
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-5818  [78] No rating Baby, Baby Me
Curtis Gordon
   
    No rating I'd Like To Tell You
Curtis Gordon
   
1954/Sept.
(Bb est.)
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-5818  [45] No rating Baby, Baby Me
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
E4-VW-3649 Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#25)
Bullet Orbit CD 5910 (#12)
    No rating I'd Like To Tell You
Curtis Gordon
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E4-VW-3647 Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#21)
1955/Feb. 5
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  70538  [78] No rating Don't Trade
Curtis Gordon And His Western Band
Label shot
YB7674  
    No rating Chopsticks Mambo – (instr.)
Curtis Gordon And His Western Band
Label shot
YB7675  
1955/Feb. 5
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  70538-X45 [45] No rating Don't Trade
Curtis Gordon And His Western Band
Label shot
(from Bear Family LP 15181)
YW7674 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#15)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#15)
    No rating Chopsticks Mambo
Curtis Gordon And His Western Band
Label shot
YW7675  
1955/Aug. 13
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  70648X45 [45] No rating Baby, Please Come Home
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
(from Bear Family LP 15181)
YW7733 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#5)
Bullet Cactus CD Merc. 1 (#12)
    No rating Blue Lifetime
Curtis Gordon
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YW7721  
1955/Oct. 1
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  70708x45 [45] No rating Our Secret Rendezvous
Curtis Gordon And His Western Band
Label shot
YW7732  
    No rating ( You're A) Girl With A Future
Curtis Gordon And His Western Band
Label shot
YW7720  
1956/Feb.
(Bb est.)
Mercury (Ill.)  70791X45 [45] No rating Too Young To Know
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
(from Bear Family LP 15181)
YW7805 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#12)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#9)
    No rating Hello, Old Broken Heart
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
YW7803  
1956/May 5
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  70861  [78] No rating Draggin'
Curtis Gordon
   
    No rating Mobile, Alabama
Curtis Gordon
   
1956/May 5
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  70861X45 [45] Pertinent Draggin'
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 16101)
YW12691 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16101 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#4)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5704 (#15)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6002 (#4)
Bullet Chief CD 1156501 (#2)
Bullet Club PR LP 005 (#3)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 017 (#5)
Bullet Fed CD 01 (#14)
Bullet Fed EP 04 (#3)
Bullet Lucky CD 803 (#10)
Bullet Mercury (England) LP 6463 084 (#14)
Bullet Mustang CD 5 (#4)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 346 (#6)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 504 (#1)
Bullet One Day Music CD 147 (#8)
Bullet Pan American CD 56006 (#16)
Bullet Philips LP 6336 257 (#15)
Bullet Presto CD 1 (#5)
Bullet Presto CD 406 (#10)
Bullet Rhino CD 73346 (#75)
Bullet Sleazy CD 03 (#4)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#9)
Bullet Star-Club CD 506010 (#16)
    Pertinent Mobile, Alabama
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 16101)
YW12694 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16101 (#17)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#7)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6001 (#30)
Bullet Chief CD 1156507 (#1)
Bullet Club PR LP 003 (#1)
Bullet Mustang CD 1 (#21)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 066 (#14)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 346 (#48)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 375 (#24)
Bullet One Day Music CD 147 (#33)
Bullet Presto CD 1 (#25)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 112 (#14)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 112 (#14)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#38)
1956/Sept. 1
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  70933  [78] No rating Play The Music Louder
Curtis Gordon
   
    No rating Hey, Mr. Sorrow
Curtis Gordon
   
1956/Sept. 1
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  70933X45 [45] Non-pertinent Play The Music Louder
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
(from Chief CD 1156510)
YW12669 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#2)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6002 (#25)
Bullet Chief CD 1156510 (#23)
    Non-pertinent Hey, Mr. Sorrow
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
(from Bear Family LP 15181)
YW12667 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#16)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#18)
1957/Jan. 26
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury (Ill.)  71037X45 [45] No rating So Tired Of Crying
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
(from Bear Family LP 15181)
YW14696 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#11)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#8)
Bullet Official CD 5055 (#10)
    No rating I Know My Baby's Gone
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
YW14697  
1957/Apr. 29
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71097x45 [45] Pertinent Sittin' On Top
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 16101)
YW12693 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16101 (#25)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#10)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5704 (#16)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6001 (#26)
Bullet Chief CD 1156505 (#2)
Bullet Club PR LP 002 (#3)
Bullet Lucky CD 803 (#13)
Bullet Mercury (England) LP 6463 084 (#15)
Bullet Mustang CD 6 (#4)
Bullet One Day Music CD 147 (#21)
Bullet Philips LP 6336 257 (#16)
Bullet Presto CD 1 (#52)
Bullet Sleazy CD 01 (#24)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#22)
    Non-pertinent Out To Win Your Heart
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
(from Bear Family LP 15181)
YW14718 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#14)
1957/May 27
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71121  [78] No rating Cry, Cry
Curtis Gordon
   
    No rating Sixteen
Curtis Gordon
   
1957/May 27
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71121x45 [45] Pertinent Cry, Cry
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
(from Bear Family LP 15181)
YW14774 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#19)
    Borderline Sixteen
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
(from Bear Family LP 15181)
YW14775 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#22)
1957/Sept. 9
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71183x45 [45] Pertinent I Wouldn't
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
(from 45)
YW14777 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#29)
    Pertinent Please Baby Please
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
(from 45)
YW14776 Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#26)
1961/Mar. 20
Bb c&w rev.
Dollie (Tenn.) DR-3267  [45]
(pressed by RCA)
No rating Oh Lonely Heart
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
M8OW-3268 Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#30)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270110-2 (#6)
    No rating Each Time You Go
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
M8OW-3267 Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270110-2 (#5)
1962/May
BMI clear.
Dollie (Tenn.)  10050  [45]
(pressed by Columbia)
Pertinent From Memphis To New Orleans
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
(from 45)
ZTSB 83008 Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#16)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55177 (#30)
Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270110-2 (#8)
    Non-pertinent For The Last Time
Curtis Gordon
Label shot
ZTSB 83007 Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270110-2 (#7)
 
 
Mercury (Ill.)     [unissued] No rating One Blue Moon, One Broken Heart
Curtis Gordon
(from Bear Family LP 15181)
  Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#14)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#12)
    Pertinent Rock Roll Jump And Jive
Curtis Gordon
(from Chief CD 1156509)
  Bullet Bear Family LP 15181 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16253 (#13)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6002 (#31)
Bullet Chief CD 1156509 (#24)
Bullet Club LP 001 (#6)
Bullet Mustang CD 3 (#6)
Bullet One Day Music CD 147 (#17)
Bullet Presto CD 3 (#17)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1170 (#22)
 
 
[need info]     [ ] No rating My Broken Heart Still Knows
Curtis Gordon
  Bullet Gee Dee Music CD 270110-2 (#4)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1975Philips (England) 6336 257LPMercury Rockabillies
Redita [1st series] (Netherlands) 112LPI Want A Rock & Roll Guitar
1980Redita [2nd series] (Netherlands) 112LPI Want A Rock & Roll Guitar
1981Mercury (England) (England) 6463 084LPMercury Rockabillies
1985Bear Family (Germany) BFX 15181LPRock, Roll, Jump, And Jive / Curtis Gordon
1988Detour (England) 33- 008LPHillbilly Houn' Dawgs & Honky Tonk Angels
1992Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156501CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 1
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156502CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 2
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156504CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 4
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156505CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 5
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5704CDMercury Rockabillies [And] Louisiana Rock 'N' Roll
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156507CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 7
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156509CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 9
Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156510CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 10
Club (Spain) 001LPGrab This And Dance, Vol. 1
1994Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 002LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 003LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 3
1995Club PR (Spain) PRLP- 005LPPure Rockabilly, Vol. 5
Gee Dee Music (Germany) GD 270110-2CDNashville Rockabilly And Country: From The Vaults Of Jed & Dollie Records
Star-Club (Sweden) 506010CDRockin' Rollin' Wheelin'
1996Lucky (England) CDLR 803CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 3
Lucky (England) CDLR 808CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 8
1997Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156520CDUltra Rare Hillbilly Boogie, Vol. 1
1998Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16101CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 11 (Mercury)
Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16253CDPlay The Music Louder / Curtis Gordon
2001Mustang MUST 3CDLet's Go Boppin' Tonight
2003Official (United States) OFF-CD 5055CDMercury Hillbilly
2005Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55177CDStep Out
2006Rhino (United States) R2 73346CDRockin' Bones: '50s Punk & Rockabilly
2007Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16864CDGonna Shake This Shack Tonight!
Sleazy RAB 01CDRockabilly Race: 25 Pure Rockabilly Tracks, Vol. 1
Sleazy RAB 03CDRockabilly Race: 25 Pure Rockabilly Tracks, Vol. 3
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1125CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!
2008Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1145CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 2
2009Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 017CDGood Rockin' Tonight: Red Hot Rockabilly
2010Not Now Music NOT2CD 346CDReal Raw Rockabilly
Not Now Music NOT2CD 375CDRed Hot Rockabilly
2011Not Now Music NOT3CD 066CDRoyal Rockabilly Flush
2012One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 147CDEssential Rockabilly: The Mercury Story
One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 155CDEssential Rockabilly: The RCA Story
2013Not Now Music NOT2CD 504CDHot Rod Rockabilly
year?Big Tone (England) BTCD 6001CDMercury Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Big Tone (England) BTCD 6002CDMercury Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Big Tone (England) BTCD 6005CDRCA Rockabilly, Vol. 1
Blazon (United States) 2002CDSizzling Hillbilly, Vol. 2
Cactus (United States) Merc. 1CDMercury Hillbilly
Coast To Coast CCCD- 001CDCoast To Coast Rockabilly: 30 Original American Recordings
Fed (Sweden) 01CDThe Fed Story, Vol. 1
Fed (Sweden) 04EPuntitled
Mustang MUST 1CDScratchin' On My Screen
Mustang MUST 5CDBig Boy Rock
Mustang MUST 6CDSaturday Jump
Orbit (United States) 5906CDRock N Roll Dance Party, Vol. 6
Orbit (United States) 5908CDRock N Roll Dance Party, Vol. 8
Orbit (United States) 5910CDRock N Roll Dance Party, Vol. 10
Pan American (Switzerland) 56006CDI Need A Man
Presto Vol. 1CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 1
Presto Vol. 3CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 3
Presto DBL CD 406CDBig Bad Hot-Rod Drag & Real Rockin' Roadster Music
Smith & Co. SCCD 1170CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!, Vol. 3


Acknowledgments:  Bear Family catalog, CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Rob Karman, Pasi Koskela, Tom Krajina, Tom Lincoln, Gerd Miller, No Hit Records, Rockabilly Ranch, Tomohiro Sakamoto, Mark Seganish, Mike Smyth


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