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Griffin, Buck

Real name Albert C. Griffin. Born 1923 in Corsicana, Texas. Performed on WKY, Oklahoma City, Okla., as Chuck Wyman. Died in 2009.

References:

  • Article and discography in issue 14 (1977) of New Kommotion.
  • Article in issue 60 (1988) of Now Dig This.
  • Feature article and discography in issue 66 (1995) of American Music Magazine.

Original Releases

Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1954/Oct. 16
Bb c&w rev.
Lin (Texas) 45-1005  Pertinent Label shot Song sample It Don't Make No Never Mind — Buck Griffin A Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#18)
Bullet Bear Family CD 17022 (#10)
Bullet Domino LP 1007 (#17)
Bullet Pan American CD 56012 (#9)
Bullet Rev-Ola Bandstand CD 170 (#13)
Bullet White Label LP 8827 (#14)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Meadowlark Boogie — Buck Griffin B Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#19)
Bullet Domino LP 1007 (#16)
Bullet Orbit CD 5910 (#23)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#64)
Bullet White Label LP 8827 (#13)
1954/Oct. 30
Bb c&w rev.
Lin (Texas)  1007  No rating Rollin' Tears — Buck Griffin   Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#20)
    Non-pertinent Song sample One Day After Payday — Buck Griffin   Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#21)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#85)
1954/Dec.
(est.)
Lin (Texas)  1008  No rating Going Home All Alone — Buck Griffin A Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#22)
    No rating Label shot Song sample Lookin' For The Green — Buck Griffin B Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#23)
Bullet Hillbilly Stomp LP 2 (#6)
1955/Aug. 13
Bb c&w rev.
Lin (Texas)  1014-45 No rating Label shot Next To Mine — Buck Griffin With The Happy Singers A Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#24)
    No rating Label shot Lord, Give Me Strength — Buck Griffin With The Happy Singers B Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#25)
1955/Oct. 29
Bb c&w rev.
Lin (Texas)  1015  Borderline Label shot Song sample Bawlin' And Squallin' (Over You) — Buck Griffin B Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#16)
Bullet Domino LP 1007 (#6)
Bullet Wendi LP 000016 (#5)
Bullet White Label LP 8827 (#16)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Let's Elope, Baby — Buck Griffin A Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#17)
Bullet Domino LP 1007 (#5)
Bullet Hop CD 005 (#19)
Bullet Pan American CD 56011 (#6)
Bullet Wendi LP 000016 (#4)
Bullet White Label LP 8827 (#15)
1955/Dec. 3
Bb c&w rev.
Lin (Texas)  1016  No rating Label shot Go-Stop-O! — Buck Griffin   Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#15)
    No rating Label shot Cochise — Buck Griffin   Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#14)
1955/Dec. 24
Bb c&w rev.
Lin (Texas)  1018  No rating Label shot Little Dan — Buck Griffin B Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#12)
Bullet Domino LP 1007 (#12)
Bullet Pan American CD 56010 (#6)
    No rating Label shot Neither Do I — Buck Griffin A Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#13)
1956/June 30
Bb c&w rev.
MGM (N.Y.) K12284  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Stutterin' Papa — Buck Griffin 56-XY-302 Bullet Bear Family CD 15789 (#19)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16288 (#4)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5703 (#11)
Bullet Chief CD 1156502 (#17)
Bullet Domino LP 1007 (#10)
Bullet Hop CD 999 (#6)
Bullet MGM (England) LP 2315 394 (#11)
Bullet Mustang CD 2 (#11)
Bullet Pan American CD 56009 (#4)
Bullet Presto CD 9 (#13)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#25)
Bullet True Blue Rockabilly CD 001 (#3)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample Watchin' The 7:10 Roll By — Buck Griffin 56-XY-303 Bullet Bear Family CD 15789 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16288 (#10)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5703 (#12)
Bullet Domino LP 1007 (#2)
Bullet MGM (England) LP 2315 394 (#12)
Bullet Pan American CD 56013 (#7)
1957/Mar. 9
Bb c&w rev.
MGM (N.Y.) K12439  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Bow My Back — Buck Griffin 56-XY-365 Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16288 (#22)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5703 (#13)
Bullet Domino LP 1007 (#4)
Bullet MGM (England) LP 2315 394 (#13)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Old Bee Tree — Buck Griffin 56-XY-362 Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#9)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5703 (#18)
Bullet Domino LP 1007 (#11)
Bullet MGM (England) LP 2315 394 (#18)
1957/Dec. 23
Bb c&w rev.
MGM (N.Y.) K12597  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Jessie Lee — Buck Griffin 56-XY-364 Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16288 (#16)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5703 (#20)
Bullet Domino LP 1007 (#15)
Bullet MGM (England) LP 2315 394 (#20)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample You'll Never Come Back — Buck Griffin 56-XY-308 Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#3)
Bullet Big Tone CD 5703 (#19)
Bullet Domino LP 1007 (#14)
Bullet MGM (England) LP 2315 394 (#19)
1958/Nov. 10
Bb c&w rev.
Metro (N.Y.) K20007  Pertinent Label shot Song sample The Party — Buck Griffin 58-TR-13 Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#11)
Bullet Domino LP 1007 (#1)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Every Night — Buck Griffin 58-TR-14 Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#10)
Bullet Domino LP 1007 (#3)
1962/Apr. 28
Bb pop rev.
Holiday Inn (Tenn.)  109  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Pretty Lou — Buck Griffin 0021 Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#1)
Bullet Collectables CD 5300 (#6)
Bullet Domino LP 1007 (#9)
Bullet Eagle LP 318 (#12)
Bullet Wendi LP 00007 (#18)
    No rating Label shot Girl In 1209 — Buck Griffin 0022 Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#2)
1960-63
(Bb est.)
Lin (Texas)  5030-45 Pertinent Label shot Song sample First Man To Stand On The Moon — Buck Griffin B Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#26)
Bullet Domino LP 1007 (#8)
    Borderline Label shot Song sample 26 Steps — Buck Griffin A Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#27)
Bullet Domino LP 1007 (#13)
 
 
Rotary (Kansas)  459  No rating Too Many Honky Tonks — Buck Griffin    
    No rating Seven Lonely Rooms — Buck Griffin    
1963
on label or cover
Rotary (Kansas)  460  Non-pertinent Label shot I Can't Keep My Wheels On The Ground — Buck Griffin A Bullet Domino LP 1007 (#7)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Flashing Lights, Wine And Me — Buck Griffin B  
1964
on label or cover
Rotary (Kansas)  461  No rating Label shot No More Fun — Buck Griffin B  
    No rating Label shot One Day After Payday — Buck Griffin A Bullet Collector CD 2873 (#10)
 
 
Rotary (Kansas) RS-462  No rating Label shot Green River Towns — Buck Griffin B  
    No rating Label shot Greener Pastures — Buck Griffin A  
Unissued Tracks
 
 
MGM (N.Y.)  uniss.  No rating Broken Heart With Alimony — Buck Griffin   Bullet Bear Family CD 15811 (#6)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1977MGM (England) (England) 2315 394LPMGM Rockabilly Collection
1980Wendi (Australia) LP 00007LPRun 'em Off
1981Wendi (Australia) LP 000016LPHillbilly Hop: From The Hills To The Garage
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8827LPThe Best Of Lin And Kliff Records
1983Eagle (Germany) 318LPAt The Rockhouse, Vol. 8
1990Domino (United States?) 1007LPThe Party / Buck Griffin
1992Chief (Netherlands) CCD 1156502CDUltra Rare Rockabilly's, Vol. 2
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5703CDMGM Rockabillies, Vol. 1
1994Collectables (United States) COL 5300CDThe Best Of Lin/Kliff Rockabilly
1995Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15811CDLet's Elope Baby / Buck Griffin
1996Bear Family (Germany) BCD 15789CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 7
1999Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16288CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 15 (Lin/Kliff)
2001Mustang MUST 2CDGoin' Down That Road
2006Bear Family (Germany) BCD 17022CDPerfect For Parties
Proper (England) PROPERBOX 103CDFrom Boppin' Hillbilly To Red Hot Rockabilly
Rev-Ola Bandstand (England) CR REV 170CDCountry Goes Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2: The New Breed
2007Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 2873CDRough Stuff Boppin'
Smith & Co. (Netherlands) SCCD 1125CDGreat Rockabilly: Just About As Good As It Gets!
year?Hillbilly Stomp Vol. 2LPHillbilly Stomp, Vol. 2
Hop CD 005CDHillbilly Hop, Vol. 5
Hop 999CDHillbilly Hop
Orbit (United States) 5910CDRock N Roll Dance Party, Vol. 10
Pan American (Switzerland) 56009CDHey Mama
Pan American (Switzerland) 56010CDShe's Neat
Pan American (Switzerland) 56011CDSugar Doll
Pan American (Switzerland) 56012CDPrimitive Love
Pan American (Switzerland) 56013CDLovin' Honey
Presto Vol. 9CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 9
True Blue Rockabilly TBR 001CDTrue Blue Rockabilly, Vol. 1


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Stephane Chatain, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Pasi Koskela, Tom Krajina, Kurt Krauter, Gerd Miller, Dean Craige Morris, Rockabilly Record Guide, Perica Sucevic, Uncle Gil, Joe Wajgel, Bjorn Witlox


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