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Traits

Members from 1957 to 1962 included Roy Head, Jerry Gibson, Tommy Bolton, Dan Buie, George Frazier, and Bill Pennington.

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Original Releases

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Discography is not intended to be complete

Date & Source Label & Number Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
1959/June 15
Bb pop rev.
TNT (Texas) TNT-164  Pertinent One More Time
The Traits
Label shot
(from 45)
- Bullet Big Rumble LP 100 (#1)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55167 (#16)
Bullet Collectables CD 0596 (#2)
Bullet Collectables CD 0668 (#4)
Bullet Collectables CD 5555 (#11)
Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#1)
Bullet Lucky CD 808 (#10)
Bullet Norton LP 358 (#1)
Bullet Presto CD 10 (#54)
Bullet TNT LP 101 (#1)
Bullet TNT LP 101 [alt.] (#7)
Bullet TNT CD 00135 (#21)
Bullet Teenage Heaven LP 376 (#16)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#5)
    Borderline Don't Be Blue
The Traits
Label shot
(from 45)
+ Bullet Collectables CD 0596 (#10)
Bullet Collectables CD 0668 (#3)
Bullet Collectables CD 5555 (#12)
Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#6)
Bullet Norton LP 358 (#2)
Bullet TNT LP 101 [alt.] (#1)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#7)
1959/Nov. 2
Bb pop rev.
TNT (Texas)  175  Pertinent Live It Up
The Traits
Label shot
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55167)
+ Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55167 (#1)
Bullet Collectables CD 0668 (#1)
Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#3)
Bullet Eagle LP 313 (#4)
Bullet Enviken CD 101 (#22)
Bullet Folkline CD 92 (#4)
Bullet Legend LP 1005 (#8)
Bullet Luxel CD 7103 (#17)
Bullet Norton LP 358 (#3)
Bullet Presto CD 10 (#33)
Bullet TNT LP 101 (#3)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#3)
    No rating Yes I Do
The Traits
Label shot
- Bullet Collectables CD 0668 (#2)
Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#9)
Bullet Norton LP 358 (#4)
Bullet TNT LP 101 (#2)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#6)
1960/Mar.
(est.)
TNT (Texas)  177  Pertinent My Baby's Fine
The Traits / Vocal, Roy Head
Label shot
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55167)
+ Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55167 (#4)
Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#4)
Bullet Norton LP 358 (#5)
Bullet TNT LP 101 (#4)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#4)
    No rating Here I Am In Love Again
The Traits / Vocal, Roy Head
Label shot
- Bullet Norton LP 358 (#6)
Bullet TNT LP 101 [alt.] (#11)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#9)
1960/Aug.
BMI clear.
TNT (Texas)  181  Pertinent Summertime Love
The Traits
Label shot
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55167)
+ Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55167 (#24)
Bullet Collectables CD 0668 (#5)
Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#5)
Bullet Eagle LP 304 (#1)
Bullet Norton LP 358 (#7)
Bullet TNT LP 101 (#5)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#10)
    No rating Your Turn To Cry
The Traits
Label shot
- Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#7)
Bullet Norton LP 358 (#8)
Bullet TNT LP 101 (#6)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#13)
1961/Mar.
BMI clear.
TNT (Texas)  185  Borderline Walking All Day
The Traits / Vocal, Roy Head
Label shot
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55167)
+ Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55167 (#10)
Bullet Collectables CD 0668 (#7)
Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#2)
Bullet Norton LP 358 (#9)
Bullet TNT LP 101 (#7)
Bullet TNT LP 101 [alt.] (#3)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#14)
    Non-pertinent Night Time Blues – (instr.)
The Traits
Label shot
- Bullet Collectables CD 0668 (#6)
Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#8)
Bullet Norton LP 358 (#10)
Bullet TNT LP 101 [alt.] (#4)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#8)
 
 
TNT (Texas)  194  Borderline One More Time
Roy Head And The Traits
Label shot
+ Bullet Collectables CD 0596 (#3)
Bullet Collectables CD 0668 (#8)
Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#11)
Bullet Norton LP 358 (#11)
Bullet TNT LP 101 (#10)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#18)
    Non-pertinent Don't Be Blue
Roy Head And The Traits
Label shot
(from 45)
- Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#14)
Bullet Norton LP 358 (#12)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#19)
1962/Mar. 24
Bb pop rev.
Renner (Texas) RR-221  No rating Little Mama
The Traits / Vocal, Roy Head
Label shot
+ Bullet Kool LP 1 (#4)
Bullet Norton LP 358 (#13)
    Non-pertinent Linda Lou
The Traits / Vocal, Roy Head
Label shot
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55181)
- Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55181 (#12)
Bullet Norton LP 358 (#14)
Bullet Wild LP 2 (#5)
1962/June 9
Bb pop rev.
Ascot (N.Y.) AS2108  No rating Little Mama
The Traits / Vocal By Roy Head
Label shot
B  
    No rating Linda Lou
The Traits / Vocal By Roy Head
Label shot
(from unknown source)
A  
1962/Sept. 15
Bb pop rev.
Renner (Texas) RR-229  No rating Woe Woe
The Traits / Vocal, Roy Head
Label shot
+ Bullet Collectables CD 5555 (#2)
Bullet Norton LP 358 (#15)
Bullet TNT LP 101 [alt.] (#5)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#11)
    No rating Got My Mojo Working
The Traits / Vocal, Roy Head
Label shot
- Bullet Collectables CD 5555 (#3)
Bullet Norton LP 358 (#16)
Bullet TNT LP 101 [alt.] (#6)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#12)
 
 
Suave (Calif.)  712  No rating Teen-Age Letter
Roy Head And The Traits
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1082  
    No rating Pain
Roy Head And The Traits
   
1964
(Bb est.)
Backbeat (Texas)  543  Borderline Teen-Age Letter
Roy Head And The Traits
Label shot
(from 45)
UV 5090  
    Non-pertinent Pain
Roy Head And The Traits
Label shot
(from 45)
UV 5091  
1965
(Bb est.)
Backbeat (Texas)  546  No rating Treat Her Right
Roy Head And The Traits
Label shot
UV 5100 Bullet TNT LP 101 (#8)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#1)
    No rating So Long, My Love
Roy Head And The Traits
Label shot
UV 5099 Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#2)
1965
(Bb est.)
Scepter (N.Y.) SCE12116  Borderline Treat Me Right
Roy Head
Label shot
60506  
    Non-pertinent Just A Little Bit
Roy Head
Label shot
60505 Bullet TNT LP 101 (#11)
1965
(Bb est.)
Scepter (N.Y.) SCE12117  Borderline One More Time
Roy Head
  Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#10)
    No rating Won't Be Blue
Roy Head
   
1966
(Bb est.)
Scepter (N.Y.) SCE12124  Non-pertinent Get Back (Vocal)
Roy Head
Label shot
60511 Bullet TNT LP 101 (#9)
    Non-pertinent Get Back (Instrumental – (instr.)
Roy Head
Label shot
60509  
1966
(Bb est.)
Scepter (N.Y.) SCE12138  Borderline One More Time
Roy Head
   
    Non-pertinent Convicted
Roy Head
   
1966
(Bb est.)
Scepter (N.Y.) SCE12169  No rating Harlem Shuffle
The Traits
Label shot
60801 Bullet Collectables CD 0668 (#9)
    No rating Somewhere
The Traits
Label shot
60802 Bullet Collectables CD 0668 (#10)
1966
(Bb est.)
Backbeat (Texas)  555  No rating Apple Of My Eye
Roy Head And The Traits
Label shot
UV 5111 Bullet TNT LP 101 (#16)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#15)
    No rating I Pass The Day
Roy Head And The Traits
Label shot
UV 5098  
1966/July
(Bb est.)
Backbeat (Texas)  560  No rating My Babe
Roy Head And The Traits
Label shot
  Bullet TNT LP 101 (#15)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#16)
    No rating Pain
Roy Head And The Traits
Label shot
UV 5091  
1966/July
(Bb est.)
Backbeat (Texas)  563  No rating Wigglin' And Gigglin'
Roy Head
Label shot
UV 5123  
    No rating Driving Wheel
Roy Head
Label shot
UV 5124  
1966/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Backbeat (Texas)  571  No rating Don't Cry No More
Roy Head
Label shot
LRS 5138 Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#30)
    No rating To Make A Big Man Cry
Roy Head
Label shot
LRS 5137  
 
 
Universal (Texas) U-30494  Non-pertinent Harlem Shuffle
The Traits
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LH-2516  
    Non-pertinent Somewhere
The Traits
Label shot
LH-2517  
1968/May
mx series
Universal (Texas) U-30496 
(pressed by Columbia)
No rating Parchman Farm
The Traits
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ZTSB 128419  
    No rating Tramp
The Traits
Label shot
ZTSB 128420  
Original LPs
1965
on label or cover
TNT (Texas) TLP-101 
Roy Head And The Traits [mono]
Cover shot
No rating One More Time
Roy Head And The Traits
Label shot
1  
    No rating Yes I Do
Roy Head And The Traits
1 Bullet TNT LP 101 [alt.] (#8)
    No rating Live It Up
Roy Head And The Traits
1 Bullet TNT LP 101 [alt.] (#9)
    No rating My Baby's Fine
Roy Head And The Traits
1 Bullet TNT LP 101 [alt.] (#10)
    No rating Here I Am In Love Again
Roy Head And The Traits
1  
    No rating Summertime Love
Roy Head And The Traits
1 Bullet TNT LP 101 [alt.] (#12)
    No rating Don't Be Blue
Roy Head And The Traits
2  
    No rating You're Turn To Cry
Roy Head And The Traits
2 Bullet TNT LP 101 [alt.] (#2)
    No rating Walking All Day
Roy Head And The Traits
2  
    No rating Night Time Blues
Roy Head And The Traits
2  
    No rating Woe, Woe
Roy Head And The Traits
2  
    No rating Got My Mojo Working
Roy Head And The Traits
2  
Need Information
 
 
[need info]     No rating Here I Am In Love Again [alt. vers.]
The Traits
  Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#17)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#26)
    No rating Just Because
The Traits
  Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#29)
    No rating Live It Up [alt. vers.]
The Traits
  Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#12)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#17)
    No rating My Baby's Fine [alt. vers.]
The Traits
  Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#15)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#21)
    No rating Night Time Blues [alt. vers.]
The Traits
  Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#19)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#22)
    No rating One Night
The Traits
  Bullet Memphis CD 7033 (#1)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#28)
    No rating Parchment Prison Farm
The Traits
  Bullet Collectables CD 0668 (#14)
    No rating Summertime Love [alt. vers.]
The Traits
  Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#18)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#24)
    No rating Tramp
The Traits
  Bullet Collectables CD 0668 (#13)
    No rating Unfinished song, title unknown
The Traits
  Bullet Collectables CD 0668 (#12)
    No rating Walking All Day [alt. vers.]
The Traits
  Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#16)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#25)
    No rating Yes I Do [alt. vers.]
The Traits
  Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#13)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#20)
    No rating You're Too Good To Be True
The Traits
  Bullet Collectables CD 0668 (#11)
    No rating Your Turn To Cry [alt. vers.]
The Traits
  Bullet Domino LP 1011 (#20)
Bullet [DYNA?] CD 101 (#23)

Notes:


Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1976Teenage Heaven (United States?) TH 376LPCountry Rockers, Vol. 2 - Shot Gun Boogie
1978Eagle (Germany) 304LPStack-a-Records, Vol. II
1981Eagle (Germany) 313LPAt The Rockhouse, Vol. 3
TNT TLP- 101LPRoy Head And The Traits
1992Domino (United States?) 1011LPRebel Rock / The Traits
1993Legend (France) 1005LPRock It, Vol. 2
1995Collectables (United States) COL-CD- 0596CDClassic Rock From San Antonio, Texas
Kool (Italy) 1LPCool And Crazy
1996Collectables (United States) 0668CDDon't Be Blue / The Traits
Collectables (United States) COL 5555CDBest Of TNT Records
Lucky (England) CDLR 808CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 8
Wild 2LPRunning Wild, Vol. 2
1997Big Rumble F 100LPThe Big Rumble
1999Enviken (Sweden) 101CDRock It, Vol. 1
[DYNA?] DYNA 101CDRoy Head And The Traits -- Treat Her Right
2004Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55167CDRock Tick Tock
2006Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55181CDGang War
year?Folkline (England) 274- 92CDHardcore Rockabilly, Vol. 2
Luxel MAS 7103CDRockabilly Hoodlums, v. 3
Memphis 7033CDThey Thought They Were Elvis: Vocal Clones, Vol. 1
Norton (United States) ED 358LPLive It Up! / Roy Head And The Treats
Presto Vol. 10CDBig Bad Rockabilly Boppers, Vol. 10
TNT TLP- 101 [alt.]LPRoy Head And The Traits
TNT TNT- 00135CD35 Explosive Boppin' Blasters


Acknowledgments:  Bear Family catalog, Jurgen Blazejewski, Andrew Brown, Dan Buie, Bill Davis, Will Derrington, Colin Escott, Udo Frank, Greg Gonzalez, Pete Hoppula, Tom Krajina, Kurt Krauter, Gerd Miller, R&B Indies, Don Stilton, Tapio Vaisanen, Peter van Wilsem, Stefan


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