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Griffin, Curley

Real name Howard Griffin. Born in 1918. Co-writer with Carl Perkins of "Dixie Fried" and "Boppin' The
Blues".

References:

  • Feature article in issue 62 (1994) of American Music Magazine.

Original Releases

Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1955/Oct. or earlier
(BMI est.)
Atomic (Tenn.)  300  Non-pertinent Song sample Gotta Whip This Bear — Curley Griffin AT-1 Bullet Stomper Time CD 22 (#34)
    No rating Just For Me — Curley Griffin AT-2  
1955/Nov.
BMI clear.
Atomic (Tenn.)  302  No rating Label shot I've Seen It All — Curley Griffin AT-12 Bullet Bark Log LP 6 (#1)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 22 (#30)
    No rating Label shot Magic Of The Moon — Curley Griffin AT-13  
1956
(BMI est.)
Atomic (Tenn.)  303  Pertinent Label shot Song sample You Gotta Play Fair — Curley Griffin 45-2 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55026 (#16)
Bullet Dusty LP 100 (#2)
Bullet El Toro CD 1011 (#8)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 22 (#35)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Love Is A Wonderful Thing — Curley Griffin 45-1  
1957/Jan.
BMI clear.
Atomic (Tenn.)  305  Pertinent Label shot Song sample Got Rockin' On My Mind — Curley Griffin 24 Bullet Bison Bop LP 2029 (#8)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2029 (#8)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55026 (#24)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2002 (#6)
Bullet Pan American CD 56004 (#13)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#99)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 22 (#32)
    Pertinent Label shot Song sample Rock Bottom Blues — Curley Griffin 25 Bullet Bison Bop LP 2029 (#6)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2029 (#6)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55200 (#17)
Unissued Tracks
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  Pertinent Song sample Got Rockin' On My Mind [alt. vers.] — Curley Griffin   Bullet Bear Family CD 16311 (#17)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1983Bison Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2029LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 25
1985Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2029LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 25
1986Esoldun (France) RR 2002LPRockabilly Bop, Vol. 1
1995Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55026CDMean Mean Daddy
1999Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16311CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 16: Rockabilly From The Vaults Of Sun Record
2006El Toro (Spain) ETCD 1011CDTennessee Rock'n Billy 1955
Stomper Time (England) STCD 22CDHot Rockin' Music From Tennessee, Vol. 2: The Westwood Recording Company Story
2008Proper PROPERBOX 143CDRockin' Memphis
2010Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55200CDRockabilly Action
year?Bark Log (England) BL 6LPCountry Hicks, Vol. 6
Dusty (United States) LP 100LPHillbilly & Rockabilly Special, Vol. 1
Pan American (Switzerland) 56004CDTwo Timin' Woman


Acknowledgments:  Bo Berglind, CMF Library, Stephane Chatain, Udo Frank, Neil Scott


Compilation & presentation © 2011, Terry E. Gordon This page generated on 12/10/2017

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