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Gordon, Rosco

Born 1928 in Memphis, Tenn. Died in 2002.

References:

  • Feature article and sessionography in issue 13 (1982) of Rock & Roll Performers Magazine.
  • Article in issue 104 (1991) of Now Dig This.

Original Releases

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Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1955/Nov.
(Bb est.)
Sun (Tenn.)  227  No rating Just Love Me Baby — Rosco Gordon U-162 Bullet Vampirella CD 1020012-2 (#10)
    No rating Weeping Blues — Rosco Gordon U-163 Bullet Vampirella CD 1020012-2 (#11)
1956/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Sun (Tenn.)  237  No rating Do The Chicken (Dance With You) — Rosco Gordon U-182 Bullet Collectables CD 0041 (#44)
Bullet Collectables CD 6493 (#19)
Bullet Lotus CD [2] (#21)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#29)
    Non-pertinent Love For You Baby — Rosco Gordon U-183  
1956/July
mx series
Flip (Tenn.)  237 
(pressed by Monarch)
No rating Label shot Song sample The Chicken (Dance With You) — Rosco Gordon U-182 Δ10959  
    No rating Label shot Song sample Love For You Baby — Rosco Gordon U-183 Δ10961  
1957/Jan. 5
Bb r&b rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  257  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Cheese And Crackers — Rosco Gordon U-225 Bullet Disky CD 05 (#34)
Bullet Disky CD 5203 (#34)
Bullet Vampirella CD 1020012-2 (#12)
Bullet [label?] CD 640001 (#14)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Shoobie Oobie — Rosco Gordon U-224 Bullet Castle Pulse CD 344 (#36)
Bullet Vampirella CD 1020012-2 (#13)
1958/Oct. 20
Bb pop rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  305  Borderline Label shot Song sample Sally Jo — Rosco Gordon U-322 Bullet Bellaphon LP 220 13 001 (#12)
Bullet Bellaphon LP 15130 (#7)
Bullet Disky CD 06 (#50)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6467 027 (#16)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Torro – (instr.) — Rosco Gordon U-323  
Sountrack Performances
 
 
[soundtrack]     No rating Bop It — Rosco Gordon   Bullet Goofin' CD 6111 (#12)
    No rating Chicken In The Rough — Rosco Gordon   Bullet Goofin' CD 6111 (#11)
Unissued Tracks
1951
(Sun Rec.)
Chess (Ill.)  uniss.  No rating T-Model Boogie — Rosco Gordon   Bullet Charly LP 100 (#2)
Bullet Charly CD 713 (#6)
Bullet Charly LP 30101 (#3)
Bullet Charly/Instant CD 5039 (#2)
Bullet Lotus CD [1] (#7)
1956
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating Let's Get High — Rosco Gordon   Bullet Charly CD 345 (#45)
Bullet Rhino CD 1211 (#40)
Bullet Rhino CD 71780 (#17)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1974Sun (England) (England) 6467 027LPSun Rockabillys, Vol. 2: Carryin' On
1975Bellaphon (Germany) BI 15130LPSun Rockabillys, Vol. 2: Carryin' On
1976Charly (England) CR 30101LPSun - The Roots Of Rock, Vol. 1: Catalyst
1980Charly (England) Box 100LPThe Sun Box
1990Charly/Instant (England) INS 5039CDThe Sun Story, Vol. 1: Sunrise
1991Disky (Netherlands) DCD 5203CDUltimate Sun Rock & Roll Collection
1993Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 05CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rock 'N' Roll Collection, Vol. 1
1994Rhino (United States) DRC3- 1211CDThe Sun Records Collection
Rhino (United States) R2 71780CDThe Sun Records Collection
1997[label?] 640001CDSun Studio Story: 50s To The 90s
2000Collectables (United States) 0041CDSun Records: The Definitive Hits
Lotus (Italy) [2]CDThe Best Of Sun, Vol. 2
Lotus (Italy) [1]CDThe Best Of Sun, Vol. 1
Vampirella (Germany) MCG 1020012-2CDRare White Boppin' [And] Rare Black Rockin': Original Sun Material
2001Castle Pulse (England) PBXCD 344CDThe Legendary Sun Records Story, Vol. 2
Collectables (United States) COL 6493CDSun: The Definitive Hits, Vol. 2
Goofin' (Finland) GRCD 6111CDRock Baby, Rock It
2002Charly (England) SNAJ 713CDThe Sun Records Story
2008Proper PROPERBOX 143CDRockin' Memphis
year?Bellaphon (Germany) 220 13 001LPSun Rockabillies, Vol. 2: Carryin' On
Charly (England) PBX CD 345CDRock The Joint
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 06CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rock 'N' Roll Collection, Vol. 2


Acknowledgments:  Scott Cheesebrew, Udo Frank, Gerd Miller, Rod Pyke


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