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Pittman, Barbara

Memphis, Tenn., artist. Died in 2005.

References:

  • Feature article and sessionography in issue 11 (1982) of Rock & Roll Performers Magazine.

Original Releases

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1956/Oct. 20
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  253 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample I Need A Man — Barbara Pitman U-204 Bullet AVI CD 5019 (#3)
Bullet Ace CD 1016 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#1)
Bullet Castle Pulse CD 344 (#33)
Bullet Charly CD 8182 (#3)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#1)
Bullet Disky CD 03 (#38)
Bullet El Toro CD 1013 (#24)
Bullet Emusic/Sun MP 10860388 (#16)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 017 (#22)
Bullet Folkline CD 161 (#3)
Bullet Jasmine CD 518 (#3)
Bullet Pan American CD 56006 (#22)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#81)
Bullet Rhino CD 73346 (#23)
Bullet Rockhouse LP 8307 (#4)
Bullet SAAR CD [1] (#25)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 6 (#4)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 33 (#12)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 502 (#2)
Bullet Supersonic LP 1169 (#1)
    Non-pertinent Label shot No Matter Who's To Blame — Barbara Pitman U-205 Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#2)
Bullet Charly CD 8182 (#22)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#2)
Bullet Rockhouse LP 8307 (#10)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 6 (#3)
1957/Nov. 11
Bb c&w rev.
Phillips Int. (Tenn.)  3518 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample I'm Getting Better All The Time — Barbara Pittman P-304 Bullet AVI CD 5019 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#3)
Bullet Charly CD 336 (#56)
Bullet Charly CD 8277 (#27)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#6)
Bullet Charly LP 30149 (#13)
Bullet Disky CD 05 (#26)
Bullet Disky CD 06 (#35)
Bullet Disky CD 5203 (#26)
Bullet Pulse CD 336 (#56)
Bullet Rockhouse LP 8307 (#2)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 9 (#19)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 33 (#14)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 513 (#4)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Two Young Fools In Love — Barbara Pittman P-303 Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#4)
Bullet Charly CD 8182 (#15)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#5)
Bullet Rockhouse LP 8307 (#8)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 9 (#18)
1958/July 14
Bb pop rev.
Phillips Int. (Tenn.)  3527 
Auction history
Pertinent Label shot Song sample Everlasting Love — Barbara Pittman With The Bill Justis Orchestra P-322 Bullet Ace CD 1016 (#14)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#5)
Bullet Charly CD 336 (#9)
Bullet Charly CD 8182 (#19)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#9)
Bullet Disky CD 05 (#48)
Bullet Disky CD 5203 (#48)
Bullet Now Dig This CD 1042 (#28)
Bullet Pie CD 153 (#8)
Bullet Pulse CD 336 (#9)
Bullet Rockhouse LP 8307 (#5)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 15 (#8)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 33 (#15)
Bullet Sun (England) 10 512 (#9)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 6641 180 (#23)
    Non-pertinent Label shot Song sample Cold Cold Heart — Barbara Pittman With The Bill Justis Orchestra P-321 Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#6)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#8)
Bullet Rockhouse LP 8307 (#6)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 15 (#7)
Bullet Sun (U.S.) LP 120 (#8)
 
 
Phillips Int. (Tenn.)  3527 
Auction history
No rating Label shot Everlasting Heart — Barbara Pittman P-322  
    No rating Label shot Cold Cold Heart — Barbara Pittman P-321  
1960/Apr. 25
Bb pop rev.
Phillips Int. (Tenn.)  3553 
Auction history
No rating Label shot Handsome Man — Barbara Pittman With Gene Lowery Singers P-372 Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#7)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#11)
Bullet Rockhouse LP 8307 (#3)
    No rating Label shot The Eleventh Commandment — Barbara Pittman With Gene Lowery Singers P-371 Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#8)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#10)
Bullet Rockhouse LP 8307 (#9)
Unissued Tracks
1956
(Sun Rec.)
Sun (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating No Matter Who's To Blame [alt. vers. 1] — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#18)
    No rating No Matter Who's To Blame [alt. vers. 2] — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#23)
    Pertinent Song sample Sentimental Fool — Barbara Pittman   Bullet AVI CD 5019 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16311 (#7)
Bullet Charly CD 36 (#9)
Bullet Charly CD 345 (#32)
Bullet Charly CD 8182 (#7)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#3)
Bullet Disky CD 03 (#22)
Bullet El Toro CD 1013 (#4)
Bullet Folkline CD 162 (#4)
Bullet J!mco CD 89194 (#14)
Bullet Rockhouse LP 8307 (#1)
Bullet Sun (England) CD 33 (#16)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1021 (#2)
    No rating Sentimental Fool [alt. vers. 1] — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#13)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#15)
    No rating Sentimental Fool [alt. vers. 2] — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#18)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#25)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1023 (#6)
    No rating Voice Of A Fool — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#11)
Bullet Charly CD 8182 (#20)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#4)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1023 (#14)
1957
(Sun Rec.)
Phillips Int. (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating I'm Getting Better All The Time [alt. vers. 1] — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#12)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#19)
    No rating I'm Getting Better All The Time [alt. vers. 2] — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#16)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#22)
    No rating I'm Getting Better All The Time [alt. vers. 3] — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#24)
    No rating I'm Getting Better All The Time [alt. vers. 4] — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#27)
    No rating Take My Sympathy [vers. 1] — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#15)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#7)
    No rating Two Young Fools In Love [alt. vers.] — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#21)
 
 
Phillips Int. (Tenn.)  uniss.  No rating Ain't Got A Thing — Barbara Pittman   Bullet SAAR CD 41008 (#21)
    No rating Cold Cold Heart [alt. vers.] — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#16)
    No rating Everlasting Love [alt. vers.] — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#17)
    No rating Just One Day — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#9)
Bullet Charly CD 8182 (#21)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#12)
Bullet Rockhouse LP 8307 (#7)
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating I Forgot To Remember To Forget — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#17)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#26)
    No rating I'll Never Let You Go — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#19)
Bullet Magnum Force LP 056 (#12)
    No rating The Lonely Hours — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#14)
    No rating Love Is A Stranger — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Bear Family LP 15359 (#14)
Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#13)
    No rating Take My Sympathy [vers. 2] — Barbara Pittman   Bullet Charly CD 8319 (#20)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1974Sun (England) (England) 6641 180LPThe Sun Story
1978Charly (England) CR 30149LPMemphis Beat
1979Supersonic (United States?) FV 1169LPHot Boppin' Girls
1981Sun (England) (England) CFM 50210I Need A Man
1982Sun (England) (England) CFM 51210The Swingin' Blast
Sun (England) (England) CFM 51310Teenage Bop
1983Rockhouse (Netherlands) 8307LPThe Original Sun Sides / Barbara Pittman
1985Sun (England) (England) SUN 1021LPRock Bop Boogie
Sun (England) (England) SUN 1023LPRock And Roll Pills
1986Charly (England) 36CDThe Best Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 2
1988Magnum Force (England) MFLP 056LPRed Hot Rockabilly, Vol. 4
Sun (England) (England) 6CDRock 'N' Roll Originals, Vol. 2
1990Bear Family (Germany) BFX 15359LPI Need A Man / Barbara Pittman
Sun (England) (England) 15CDRock 'N' Roll Originals, Vol. 6
1991Disky (Netherlands) DCD 5203CDUltimate Sun Rock & Roll Collection
Sun (England) (England) 9CDRock 'N' Roll Originals, Vol. 3
Sun (England) (England) 33CDThose Rockin' Gals
1993Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 05CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rock 'N' Roll Collection, Vol. 1
1994J!mco (Japan) JICK 89194CDBest Of Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 2
1996AVI (United States) CD 5019CDRock Boppin' Baby: Sun Rockabilly, Vol. 3
Charly (England) CPCD 8182CDHillbilly Fillies & Rockin' Chicks-Sun
1997Charly (England) CPCD 8277CDSun Rock & Roll
Charly (England) CPCD 8319CDGetting Better All The Time / Barbara Pittman
1999Bear Family (Germany) BCD 16311CDThat'll Flat Git It, Vol. 16: Rockabilly From The Vaults Of Sun Record
2000Pie 153CDRockabilly Dance Party
Pulse (England) PBX CD 336CDThe Legendary Sun Records Story
SAAR (Italy) [1]CDThe Best Of Sun, Vol. 1
SAAR (Italy) 41008CDThe Best Of Sun Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 2
2001Castle Pulse (England) PBXCD 344CDThe Legendary Sun Records Story, Vol. 2
2004Ace (England) CDCHD 1016CDGood Girls Gone Bad (Wild, Weird, And Wanted)
Now Dig This (England) CMFCD 1042CDWell, Now Dig This
2005Emusic/Sun (United States) 10860388MPSun Spots, Vol. 2: Oddities and Obscurities
2006Rhino (United States) 73346CDRockin' Bones: '50s Punk & Rockabilly
2007El Toro (Spain) ETCD 1013CDWelcome To The Club: Early Female Rockabilly
2008Proper PROPERBOX 143CDRockin' Memphis
2009Fantastic Voyage (England) FVTD 017CDGood Rockin' Tonight: Red Hot Rockabilly
Jasmine JASCD 518CDHot Rockin' Girls: Female Rock and Roll, 1956-1958
year?Charly (England) PBX CD 336CDThe Legendary Sun Records Story
Charly (England) PBX CD 345CDRock The Joint
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 03CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rockabilly Collection, Vol. 1
Disky (Netherlands) Memphis 06CDThe Ultimate Memphis Rock 'N' Roll Collection, Vol. 2
Folkline (England) 274- 161CDRockabilly Kittens
Folkline (England) 274- 162CDRockabilly Kittens, Vol. 2
Pan American (Switzerland) 56006CDI Need A Man
Sun (U.S.) (United States) 120LPMemphis Country


Acknowledgments:  Bear Family catalog, CMF Library, Udo Frank, Mark Hazenberg, Kurt Krauter, Tom Lincoln, Rockabilly Ranch, Adriaan Sturm, Perica Sucevic, Svein Arne Vikesdal, Joe Wajgel, Bjorn Witlox


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