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Guitar, Billy

Real name Hank Noble. Born 1930 in Raleigh, N.C. Disc jockey on CHUM (Toronto, Ont.) in 1958. Died ca. 1988. Also recorded mainstream country under his real name.


Original Releases

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Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1957/Sept. 23
Bb c&w rev.
Apex (Que.) 9-76185  Pertinent Here Comes The Night
Billy Guitar And His Nighthawks
Label shot
(from Bear Family CD 16289)
45-J-139 Bullet Bear Family CD 16289 (#7)
Bullet Collector CD 4426 (#18)
    Non-pertinent You Should Have Loved Her More
Billy Guitar And His Nighthawks
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45-J-140  
1958/June 23
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-30634  Pertinent Here Comes The Night
Billy Guitar And His Nighthawks
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(from MCA (England) LP 2789)
103,660 Bullet Big Tone CD 5705 (#27)
Bullet MCA LP 1756 (#7)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 2789 (#7)
Bullet One Day Music CD 134 (#39)
    Non-pertinent You Should Have Loved Her More
Billy Guitar And His Nighthawks
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103,661+  
Unissued Tracks
 
 
[unissued]  uniss.  No rating Here Comes The Night [alt. vers.]
Billy Guitar
  Bullet Collector CD 4474 (#2)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1977MCA (England) (England) MCFM 2789LPRare Rockabilly, Vol. 2
1986MCA 1756LPRare Rockabilly, Vol. 2
1993Big Tone (England) BT 5705CDMCA Rockabillies, Vol. 1
1995Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4426CDEarly Canadian Rockers, Vol. 1
1999Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16289CDShakin' Up North: Canadian Rockabilly, Vol. 1
2002Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4474CDEarly Canadian Rockers, Vol. 8
2011One Day Music (England) DAY2CD 134CDEssential Rockabilly: The Decca Story


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Bill Munson


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