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Ruff, Ray

Born 1938 in Amarillo, Texas.

References:

  • Feature article and discography in issue 15 (1977) of New Kommotion.

Original Releases

Sort by: Release Date | Label & Number  

Discography is intended to be complete through 1964

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1964/Feb. 1
CB pop rev.
Bolo (Wash.) B-741  [45] Pertinent A Fool Again
Ray Ruff And The Checkmates
Label shot
(from Hydra CD 27116)
B Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#14)
    Borderline Pledge Of Love
Ray Ruff And The Checkmates
Label shot
(from Hydra CD 27116)
A Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#9)
1962/Apr.
mx series
KIXZ (Texas) 45-101  [45]
(pressed by Monarch)
Non-pertinent The KIXZ Twist
Ray Ruff, The Checkmates And The KIXZ DJ's
Label shot
(from Hydra CD 27116)
jg-001 Δ43125 Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#23)
    No rating The KIXZ Waltz – (instr.)
Groman Tipnagle
Label shot
jg-002 Δ43125x  
1964/Feb.
(comp. files)
Lin (Texas)  5034-45 [45] Pertinent I Took A Liking To You
Ray Ruff
Label shot
(from Hydra CD 27116)
2 Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#1)
    Non-pertinent Beatle Maniacs
Ray Ruff
Label shot
(from Hydra CD 27116)
1 Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#2)
1964/May
(comp. files)
Lin (Texas)  5035-45 [45] Borderline I Took A Liking To You
Ray Ruff And The Checkmates
Label shot
(from 45)
2 Bullet Collectables CD 5300 (#12)
Bullet Collector LP 2302 (#10)
Bullet Rock & Country LP 1020 (#2)
Bullet Teenager LP 5918 (#10)
Bullet White Label LP 8959 (#1)
    Non-pertinent Angel Blue
Ray Ruff And The Checkmates
Label shot
(from Hydra CD 27116)
1 Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#15)
 
 
Lin (Texas)  5036-45 [45] Borderline The Girlfriend's Car
Ray Ruff And The Checkmates
Label shot
(from Hydra CD 27116)
  Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#19)
    Non-pertinent In Dreamland
Ray Ruff
(from Hydra CD 27116)
  Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#13)
1961/Mar. 13
Bb pop rev.
Norman (Mo.) N-503  [45]
(pressed by RCA)
Borderline Half-Pint Baby
Ray Ruff
Label shot
(from 45)
M8OW-5071 Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#20)
Bullet Teenage Moon LP 476 (#14)
    Borderline I Need Someone
Ray Ruff
Label shot
(from 45)
M8OW-5070 Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#18)
1961/July 3
Bb pop rev.
Norman (Mo.) N-508  [45]
(pressed by RCA)
Pertinent Love Made A Fool Of You
Ray Ruff
Label shot
(from 45)
M8OW-9111 Bullet FR CD 1007 (#4)
Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#16)
    Borderline My Wish Is You
Ray Ruff
Label shot
(from 45)
M8OW-9112 Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#4)
Bullet Yeaah! CD 18 (#1)
1962/Jan. 13
Bb pop rev.
Norman (Mo.) NR-513  [45] Pertinent Well ... Alright
Ray Ruff
(from Hydra CD 27116)
  Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#6)
    No rating Angel Blue
Ray Ruff
Label shot
MO8W-4722  
1962/Aug. 18
Bb pop rev.
Norman (Mo.) N-524  [45]
(pressed by RCA)
Borderline My Gift To You
Ray Ruff
Label shot
(from Hydra CD 27116)
N8OW-7491 Bullet Centhy CD 2002 (#2)
Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#8)
    Non-pertinent Let Me Tell You About Linda
Ray Ruff
Label shot
(from Hydra CD 27116)
N8OW-7492 Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#17)
1962/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Norman (Mo.) N-528  [45]
(pressed by RCA)
Borderline Love
Ray Ruff And The Checkmates
Label shot
(from Hydra CD 27116)
NO8W-4609 Bullet Centhy CD 2008 (#27)
Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#7)
Bullet Yeaah! CD 56 (#13)
    Non-pertinent Lonely Hours
Ray Ruff And The Checkmates
Label shot
(from Hydra CD 27116)
NO8W-4610 Bullet Classics CD 713 (#3)
Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#12)
1963
(Bb est.)
Norman (Mo.) N-539  [45]
(pressed by RCA)
Borderline I'm Qualified
Ray Ruff With The Checkmates
Label shot
(from Hydra CD 27116)
P4KM-8955 Bullet Classics CD 710 (#2)
Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#21)
    Non-pertinent A Dream
Ray Ruff
Label shot
(from Hydra CD 27116)
P4KM-8956 Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#22)
1964/July
mx series
Storme (Texas)  101  [45]
(pressed by Monarch)
Pertinent I'm Gonna Love You Too
Ray Ruff And The Checkmates
Label shot
(from Hydra CD 27116)
B [Δ53772] Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#11)
    Borderline Ummm Oh Yeah
Ray Ruff And The Checkmates
Label shot
(from Hydra CD 27116)
A [Δ53772] Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#5)
 
 
Sully (Okla.)  100  [45] Pertinent Long Long Pony Tail
Ray Ruff And The Checkmates
Label shot
(from Hydra CD 27116)
45-002 Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#3)
    Borderline Pretty Blue Eyes
Ray Ruff
Label shot
(from Hydra CD 27116)
45-001 Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#10)
 
 
[unissued]     [unissued] Non-pertinent You Call Everybody Darling
Ray Ruff
(from Hydra CD 27116)
  Bullet Hydra CD 27116 (#24)

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1975Collector (Netherlands) CLS 2302LPSuper Rock And Roll, Part B
1976Teenage Moon (United States?) THZ 476LPTeenage Moon
1987Teenager (Sweden) TEEN 5918LPDance Date!
1988Rock & Country (Sweden) 1020LPThe Buddy Holly Sound
1990White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8959LPBuddy Holly: His Kind Of Music
1994Collectables (United States) COL 5300CDThe Best Of Lin/Kliff Rockabilly
1997FR 1007CDBuddy Holly Days: 30 Rare Buddy Holly Sound-A-Likes
2000Classics (Sweden) 710CDEchoes Of Buddy Holly
2002Classics (Sweden) 713CDTeenage Time, Vol. 4
Hydra (Germany) BCK 27116CDI Took A Liking To You: The Buddy Holly Sound Of Ray Ruff
Yeaah! (England) 18CDTeen Town USA, Vol. 3
Yeaah! (England) 56CDTeen Town USA, Vol. 4
year?Centhy (Sweden) 2002CDTip Top Teeny, Vol. 2
Centhy (Sweden) 2008CDTip Top Teeny, Vol. 6


Acknowledgments:  Jurgen Blazejewski, Marc Coulavin, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Joe M. Leonard Jr., Gerd Miller, Bill Taylor, Tom Tourville, eBay


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