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K-Ark (Mo.)

Saint Louis, Mo.  [source: an original label)

Subsequently based in Nashville, Tenn. Owned by John Capps.


Original Releases

Number Date & Source Name Title & "As By" Name Matrix Comps
105  [45 EP]  
 
Wheeler, Karen Borderline Bad With The Good
Karen Wheeler
Label shot
(from EP)
B Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#19)
      Pertinent Hold My Baby
Karen Wheeler
(from EP)
B  
      Non-pertinent I've Been There
Karen Wheeler
(from EP)
B  
      Non-pertinent Sick Of Myself
Johnny Scoggins
Label shot
(from EP)
A  
      Non-pertinent Big Thinker
Hank Chess
(from EP)
A  
      Non-pertinent Same Day I'll Sober Up
Eddie Bond
(from EP)
A  
139  [45]  
 
Poole, John Borderline Shakin' Ana A Twisting
John Poole
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55200)
A Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55200 (#12)
      No rating [unknown title]
 
   
164  [45]  
 
Bunker, Ivan Non-pertinent Mule Skinner Blues
Ivan Bunker
Label shot
A Bullet Honkin' Billy LP 5552 (#6)
      No rating I'd Give The World
Ivan Bunker
Label shot
B  
301  [45]
(pressed by Rite)
1959/Oct.
mx series
Mad Lads No rating Boogie Beat – (instr.)
The Mad Lads
Label shot
CP-2278  
      No rating Jungle Walk – (instr.)
The Mad Lads
CP-2277  
301  [45]
(pressed by Rite)
1960/Jan.
mx series
Parker, Rand Non-pertinent Big Mary's House
Rand Parker And The Strollers
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-2537 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55179 (#27)
Bullet Collector CD 4425 (#26)
      No rating Midnight Blues
Rand Parker And The Strollers
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-2538  
302  [45]
(pressed by Rite)
1959/Dec.
mx series
Vineyard, Eddie Borderline Bo Peep Rock
Eddie Vineyard And The Count Downs
Label shot
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55007)
2539 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55007 (#27)
Bullet Collector CD 4419 (#11)
Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#3)
Bullet Lenox LP 110 (#2)
      Non-pertinent G Blues – (instr.)
The Count Downs
Label shot
2540  
302  [45]
(pressed by Rite)
1959/Oct.
mx series
Seaton, Dick Pertinent Juke Box Rock
Dick Seaton And The Mad Lads
Label shot
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55094)
CP-2279 Bullet B-Sharp CD 6/30 (#21)
Bullet B-Sharp LP 666-14 (#7)
Bullet Bison Bop LP 2026 (#6)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2026 (#6)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55094 (#1)
Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#4)
Bullet Lost Gold CD 5998 (#25)
Bullet Lucky CD 812 (#26)
Bullet One Day Music CD 010 (#54)
Bullet Yeaah! CD 14 (#25)
      Pertinent Cool Charm
Dick Seaton And The Mad Lads
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-2280  
304  [45]
(pressed by Rite)
1960/Jan.
mx series
Smith, Kenny Pertinent Rockin Roll Party
Kenny Smith And Cove Tones
Label shot
(from Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55115)
CP-2796 Bullet Dee Jay Jamboree CD 55115 (#14)
Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#2)
      Non-pertinent No Man Should Dream Alone
Kenny Smith And Cove Tones
Label shot
CP-2795  
601  [45]
(pressed by Rite)
1960/Jan. 18
Bb c&w rev.
Phillips, Carl Non-pertinent Set Up Another Drink
Carl Phillips
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-2841 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55073 (#27)
      No rating Beer Drinkin Blues
Carl Phillips
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-2842 Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#21)
601/7 [45]
(pressed by Rite)
1960/Aug. or later
(Bb est.)
Phillips, Carl Borderline Salty Dog Blues
Carl Phillips
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-3838  
      Non-pertinent Set Up Another Drink
Carl Phillips
Label shot
CP-2841  
602  [45]
(pressed by Rite)
1960/Mar. 14
Bb pop rev.
Halley, Bob No rating You Got Me
Bob Halley
Label shot
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55148)
CP-3166 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55148 (#24)
      No rating No Time For Tears
Bob Halley
Label shot
CP-3165  
604  [45] 1960/Apr.
(Bb est.)
Gordon, Dwight "Look" No rating 50/50
Dwight "Look" Gordon
   
      No rating I Close My Eyes
Dwight "Look" Gordon
   
606  [45]
(pressed by Rite)
1960/May 16
Bb c&w rev.
Wheeler, Onie No rating Too Hot To Handle
Onie Wheeler
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-3424  
      No rating I Need To Go Home
Onie Wheeler
Label shot
CP-3425  
607  [45]
(pressed by Rite)
1960/Aug. 15
Bb pop rev.
Phillips, Carl Borderline Salty Dog Blues
Carl Phillips
Label shot
(from White Label LP 8909)
CP-3838 Bullet Bark Log CD 1 (#11)
Bullet Bark Log LP 1 (#11)
Bullet Hop CD 999 (#12)
Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#6)
Bullet Teenage Heaven LP 376 (#13)
Bullet White Label LP 8909 (#15)
      No rating Summer Vacation
Carl Phillips
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-3837  
609  [45]
(pressed by Rite)
1960/Aug. 15
Bb pop rev.
Blattner, Jules Borderline Lonesome
Jules Blattner And The Teen Tones
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-4089 Bullet Hydra CD 27124 (#5)
Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#20)
      Borderline Till I'm With You (Once Again)
Jules Blattner And The Teen Tones
Label shot
(from 45)
CP-4090 Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2080 (#15)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55071 (#24)
Bullet Classics CD 707 (#26)
Bullet Hydra CD 27124 (#6)
Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#7)
612  [45]  
 
Blattner, Jules No rating Just One More Time
Jules Blattner & The Teen Tones
Label shot
   
      No rating Lover Doll
Jules Blattner
   
612  [45] 1960/Nov. 21
Bb pop rev.
Blattner, Jules Borderline Lover Doll
Jules Blattner & The Teen Tones
Label shot
(from 45)
S-908 Bullet Hydra CD 27124 (#7)
      No rating One More Time
Jules Blattner & The Teen Tones
Label shot
S-909 Bullet Hydra CD 27124 (#8)
Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#31)
616  [45] 1961/Mar. 20
Bb c&w rev.
Wheeler, Karen Pertinent Wait Till I'm Sixteen
Karen Wheeler Featuring Jimmy Gentry And The Gents
Label shot
(from 45)
S-962 Bullet Collector CD 4409 (#5)
Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#12)
Bullet White Label LP 8899 (#15)
      Pertinent Going To Hold My Baby
Karen Wheeler Featuring Jimmy Gentry And The Gents
Label shot
(from 45)
S-963 Bullet Collector CD 4409 (#4)
Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#8)
Bullet White Label LP 8899 (#14)
617  [45] 1961/Apr.
(Bb est.)
Wheeler, Onie No rating You're Getting All Over Me
Onie Wheeler
Label shot
(from 45)
   
      No rating Always
Onie Wheeler
Label shot
   
623  [45] 1961/July 3
Bb c&w rev.
Sprouts No rating Lily White Rose
The Sprouts
Label shot
   
      No rating Merciful Tears
The Sprouts
Label shot
   
626  [45] 1961/Nov. 13
Bb sac. rev.
Wheeler, Onie Pertinent White Lightning Cherokee
Onie Wheeler
Label shot
(from 45)
F-844 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55073 (#22)
Bullet Hop CD 003 (#17)
Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#9)
Bullet Stomper Time CD 12 (#30)
      Non-pertinent My Stubborn Heart
Onie Wheeler
Label shot
(from 45)
F-845  
643  [45] 1965
(Bb est.)
Bond, Eddie Borderline Here Comes The Train
Eddie Bond With Jordanaires
Label shot
(from 45)
SoN-18482 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55152 (#8)
Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#10)
      Non-pertinent Someday I Will Sober Up
Eddie Bond With Jordanaires
Label shot
(from unknown source)
SoN-18481 Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#16)
754  [45] 1967/June
on label or cover
Kershaw, Doug No rating Ain't Gonna Get Me Down
Doug Kershaw, "The Louisiana Man"
Label shot
A  
      No rating Fa-Do-Do
Doug Kershaw, "The Louisiana Man"
Label shot
B  
774  [45] 1968/Nov.
(art. est.)
Dawson, Jimmie Borderline Big Black Bug Boogie
Jimmy Dawson (The Dixie Drifter)
Label shot
A Bullet Dig-It CD 100 (#28)
Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#11)
      Borderline Mean Woman Blue's
Jimmy Dawson (The Dixie Drifter)
Label shot
B Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#29)
860  [45]  
 
Clayton, Jerry No rating Gonna Get My Hair Cut
Jerry Clayton
Label shot
(from 45)
B Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#28)
      No rating Not An Ounce Of Truth
Jerry Clayton
A  
K902  [45]  
 
Noack, Eddie Non-pertinent Beer Drinking Blues
Eddie Noack
Label shot
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55073)
B Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55073 (#28)
Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#25)
      No rating Dolores
Eddie Noack
Label shot
A  
920  [45]  
 
Carr, Mary No rating Who Taught Who
Mary Carr
Label shot
(from 45)
   
      No rating [unknown title]
 
   
K1047  [45]  
 
McCollough, Lloyd No rating My Bucket's Got A Hole In It
Lloyd Arnold
Label shot
A Bullet Collector CD 4469 (#16)
Bullet Emusic/Stomper Time MP 11425889 (#24)
Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#22)
Bullet Star-Club CD 506008 (#24)
      No rating School Days
Lloyd Arnold
Label shot
(from White Label LP 8921)
B Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#14)
Bullet White Label LP 8921 (#6)
K-1060  [45]  
 
McCollough, Lloyd No rating Cold Duck Blues
Lloyd McCollough
(from White Label LP 8921)
  Bullet K-Ark CD [FSLTN] (#18)
Bullet White Label LP 8921 (#7)
      No rating Memphis
Lloyd McCollough
Label shot
A  

Collector-Oriented Compilation LPs and CDs Containing Tracks

1976Teenage Heaven (United States?) TH 376LPCountry Rockers, Vol. 2 - Shot Gun Boogie
1982Bison Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2026LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 22
1985Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2026LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 22
1986White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8899LPMore Rare Rocking Girls
White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8909LPLittle Jump Joint
1987White Label (Netherlands) WLP 8921LPMemphis, Vol. 7 / Lloyd Arnold
1990Bark Log (England) 1LPCountry Hicks, Vol. 1
1992Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-LP 2080LPThe Bop That Never Stopped, Vol. 63
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4409CDGreat Rockin' Girls
1993Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55007CDA Ball Tonight
1994Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4419CDRockin' & Boppin'
Honkin' Billy 5552LPHonkin' Billy
1995Bark Log (England) CD 1CDCountry Hicks
Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4425CDReallll Rrrrockin'
1997Lucky (England) CDLR 812CDRockabilly Gold, Vol. 12
Star-Club (Sweden) 506008CDRed Coat, Green Pants, Red Suede Shoes / Lloyd Arnold
1998Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55071CDTeen Town
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55073CDRhythm & Booze
1999Classics (Sweden) 707CDRock-A-Socka Hop!, Vol. 3
Lost Gold (United States) LGR 5998CDOriginal Historic Rockabilly Classics, Vol. 3
2000Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55094CDJukebox Rock
2001Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55152CDChoo Choo Bop
Stomper Time (England) STCD 12CDNashville Rockabilly
2002Collector (Netherlands) CLCD 4469CDRockabilly Hoodlums, Vol. 4
2004Hydra (Germany) BCK 27124CDTeen Town / Jules Blattner & The Teen-Tones
2006B-Sharp (England) 666-14LPNasty Rockabilly, Vol. 10
Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55179CDGot Troubles
Dee Jay Jamboree (Germany) DJ-CD 55115CDTeen Scene!, Vol. 3
2009Emusic/Stomper Time (United States) 11425889MPRed Coat, Green Pants, Red Suede Shoes / Lloyd Arnold
2010Buffalo Bop (Germany) Bb-CD 55200CDRockabilly Action
2013One Day Music (England) DAY3CD 010CDReal Rare Rockabilly
year?B-Sharp 6/30CDNasty Rockabilly, CD 5
Buffalo Bop Bb-CD 55148CDSteppin'
Dig-It 100CDDig Boy Dig
Hop HB-HV 003CDHillbilly Hop, Vol. 3
Hop 999CDHillbilly Hop
K-Ark [FSLTN]CDFrom St. Louis To Nashville, From Rock To Country
Lenox (France) 110LPRock It, Vol. 6
Yeaah! (England) 14CDRockabilly Rarities, Vol. 3


Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Stephane Chatain, Scott Cheesebrew, Marc Coulavin, Bill Davis, Shirley Dawson, Mitch Drumm, Udo Frank, Derek Hamilton, Kent Heineman, Rob Karman, Pasi Koskela, Tom Krajina, Bernd Kratochwil, Tom Lincoln, Gerd Miller, Dean Craige Morris, PaulPayton, Michel Proost, RecordMaster, Vern Sanden, Mike Smyth, Perica Sucevic, Al Turner, Peter van Wilsem


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