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Johnson, Byron

Born 1928 in Kiln, Miss. Disc jockey on WRJW (Picayune, Miss.) in 1957.


Original Releases

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Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1958/Dec. 29
Bb c&w rev.
D (Texas)  1031  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample True Affection — Byron Johnson 1045 Bullet Ace 10 19 (#3)
Bullet Ace CD 191 (#4)
Bullet Ace LP 191 (#4)
Bullet Ace CD 218 (#4)
Bullet Ace LP 218 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16408 (#22)
Bullet Cascade LP 1009 (#15)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 122 (#12)
    Non-pertinent You Were Only Fooling — Byron Johnson 1044  
1959/Apr. 27
Bb c&w rev.
D (Texas)  1058  Borderline Label shot Our Love Is Not Worth Living For — Byron Johnson 1116  
    Non-pertinent Label shot It's Wrong For Me To Love You — Byron Johnson 1117  
1960/Feb. 8
Bb c&w rev.
Big Howdy (La.) 45-780  No rating In Your Arms — Byron Johnson A  
    No rating If I Ever Lost You — Byron Johnson B  
1961/July 10
Bb c&w rev.
Carma (La.)  502 
(pressed by Rite)
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Til The End Of Time — B.J. Johnson CP-5625  
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Please Change — B.J. Johnson CP-5626  
1971 or later
(mx est.)
Big Howdy (La.)  8121  Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Shackles And Chains — Byron Johnson ARP 1116 Bullet Magnum Force CD 100 (#23)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample My Dream Of Hank Williams — Byron Johnson ARP 1115  

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1980Ace (England) CH 1910Kings Of Rockabilly, Vol. 2
1985Cascade (England) DROP 1009LPTwenty Great Rockabilly Hits Of The 50's, Vol. 2
1986Ace (England) CH 191LPRockabilly Shakeout
1987Ace (England) CDCH 218CDThe Fifties: Rockabilly Fever
1998Magnum Force (England) CDMF 100CDMagnum Rockabilly
2000Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16408CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 19 (D/Dart)
2011Not Now Music NOT2CD 122CDRockabilly Riot
year?Ace (England) CDCH 191CDRockabilly Shakeout


Acknowledgments:  Udo Frank, Tom Krajina, Ian Saddler, Bjorn Witlox


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