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Meteor (Tenn.)

Memphis, Tenn.  [source: Billboard directory)

Owned by Lester Bihari. Label sometimes gives location as Hollywood.
Annotated discography in issue 1 (1982) of Roll Street Journal.


 Records 1-239 of 239

Number Date Artist Image Title & Credits Matrix Comps
Meteor (Tenn.)  5017  [78]1955/Jan. 1
Bb c&w rev.
Hadley, "Red"Label shot
No rating Brother, That's All — "Red" Hadley's Wranglers MR-23  
     Label shot
No rating Ring Out Those Bells — "Red" Hadley's Wranglers – (instr.) MR-22  
Meteor (Tenn.)  5017  [45]1955/Jan. 1
Bb c&w rev.
Hadley, "Red"Label shot
Non-pertinent Brother, That's All — "Red" Hadley's Wranglers
(from Ace CD 484)
MR-23 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#20)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#3)
Bullet Collector LP 1020 (#4)
Bullet El Toro CD 1011 (#25)
Bullet Flyright LP 556 (#6)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#20)
     Label shot
Non-pertinent Ring Out Those Bells — "Red" Hadley's Wranglers – (instr.) MR-22 Bullet Ace CD 885 (#4)
Bullet El Toro CD 1011 (#17)
Meteor (Tenn.)  5022  [78]1955/Oct. 29
Bb c&w rev.
Yelvington, MalcolmNo rating Yakety Yak — Mac & Jake With The Esquire Trio MR5035  
     No rating A Gal Named Joe — Mac Sales With Esquire Trio MR5034  
Meteor (Tenn.)  5022  [45]1955/Oct. 29
Bb c&w rev.
Yelvington, MalcolmLabel shot
Borderline Yakety Yak — Mac & Jake With The Esquire Trio
(from Ace CD 484)
MR5035 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#23)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#7)
Bullet Cambra Sound LP 104 (#2)
Bullet Charly CD 8317 (#26)
Bullet El Toro CD 1011 (#4)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 093 (#11)
Bullet Lucky CD 601 (#21)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#23)
Bullet Mustang CD 3 (#18)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#104)
     Label shot
Non-pertinent A Gal Named Joe — Mac Sales With Esquire Trio
(from Ace CD 484)
MR5034 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#22)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#8)
Bullet El Toro CD 1011 (#14)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#22)
Bullet Mustang CD 1 (#30)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#105)
Meteor (Tenn.)  5023  [78]1955/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Burcham, BarneyNo rating Can't Steal My Way Around — Barney Burcham With The Daydreamers    
     No rating Much Too Young For Love — Barney Burcham With The Daydreamers    
Meteor (Tenn.)  5023  [45]1955/Oct.
(Bb est.)
Burcham, BarneyLabel shot
Non-pertinent Can't Steal My Way Around — Barney Burcham With The Daydreamers
(from Ace CD 484)
MR-5036 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#14)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#10)
Bullet El Toro CD 1011 (#15)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#8)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#15)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#100)
     Label shot
Non-pertinent Much Too Young For Love — Barney Burcham With The Daydreamers
(from Ace CD 484)
MR-5037 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#15)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#9)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#90)
Meteor (Tenn.)  5025  [78]1955/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Hooper, JessNo rating All Messed Up — Jess Hooper With The Daydreamers    
     No rating Sleepy Time Blues — Jess Hooper With The Daydreamers    
Meteor (Tenn.)  5025  [45]1955/Dec.
(Bb est.)
Hooper, JessLabel shot
Pertinent All Messed Up — Jess Hooper With The Daydreamers
(from Ace CD 484)
5039 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#9)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#12)
Bullet Bison Bop LP 2038 (#10)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2038 (#10)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55064 (#11)
Bullet EFA CD 88962-2 (#7)
Bullet El Toro CD 1011 (#24)
Bullet Lost Gold CD 5798 (#7)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#5)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#10)
Bullet Pan American CD 56010 (#11)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#96)
Bullet Spin CD 1000 (#7)
Bullet Yeaah! CD 12 (#7)
     Label shot
Pertinent Sleepy Time Blues — Jess Hooper With The Daydreamers
(from Ace CD 484)
5038 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#10)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#11)
Bullet Bison Bop LP 2038 (#11)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2038 (#11)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55064 (#25)
Bullet El Toro CD 1011 (#11)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#15)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#11)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#97)
Meteor (Tenn.)  5028  [78]1956/Feb. 11
Bb c&w rev.
Dixon, Mason [2]No rating Don't Worry 'Bout Nuthin' — Mason Dixon With The Redskins    
     No rating I'll Never Fall Out Of Love With You — Mason Dixon With The Redskins    
Meteor (Tenn.)  5028  [45]1956/Feb. 11
Bb c&w rev.
Dixon, Mason [2]Label shot
Non-pertinent Don't Worry 'Bout Nuthin' — Mason Dixon With The Redskins
(from Ace CD 484)
5042 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#24)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#17)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55080 (#22)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#24)
     Label shot
No rating I'll Never Fall Out Of Love With You — Mason Dixon With The Redskins 5043 Bullet Ace CD 885 (#18)
Meteor (Tenn.)  5029  [78]1956/Feb. 18
Bb c&w rev.
Thompson, JuniorNo rating Mama's Little Baby — Junior Thompson With The Meteors    
     No rating Raw Deal — Junior Thompson With The Meteors    
Meteor (Tenn.)  5029  [45]1956/Feb. 18
Bb c&w rev.
Thompson, JuniorLabel shot
Pertinent Mama's Little Baby — Junior Thompson With The Meteors
(from Ace CD 484)
MR 5045 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#1)
Bullet Ace CD 815 (#17)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#19)
Bullet Ace CD 1268 (#20)
Bullet Collector LP 1023 (#12)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 026 (#63)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 119 (#46)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#14)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#1)
Bullet Mustang CD 8 (#15)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#105)
     Label shot
Pertinent Raw Deal — Junior Thompson With The Meteors
(from Ace CD 484)
MR 5044 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#2)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#20)
Bullet Cascade LP 1009 (#6)
Bullet Collector LP 1023 (#10)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 093 (#36)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#4)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#2)
Bullet Mustang CD 10 (#4)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#71)
Meteor (Tenn.)  5031  [78]1956/June 2
Bb r&b rev.
Edwards, MaryNo rating Chilly Willy — Mary Edwards With The Saxons    
     No rating Oh! Oh! Mama — Mary Edwards With The Saxons    
Meteor (Tenn.)  5031  [45]1956/June 2
Bb r&b rev.
Edwards, MaryLabel shot
No rating Chilly Willy — Mary Edwards With The Saxons MR 5049 Bullet Ace CD 885 (#30)
Bullet Ace CD 1016 (#10)
     Label shot
No rating Oh! Oh! Mama — Mary Edwards With The Saxons MR 5048 Bullet Ace CD 885 (#29)
Meteor (Tenn.)  5032  [78]1956/June 23
Bb c&w rev.
Feathers, CharlieLabel shot
No rating Tongue-Tied Jill — Charlie Feathers With Jody And Jerry MR 5050  
     Label shot
No rating Get With It — Charlie Feathers With Jody And Jerry MR 5051  
Meteor (Tenn.)  5032  [45]1956/June 23
Bb c&w rev.
Feathers, CharlieLabel shot
Pertinent Tongue-Tied Jill — Charlie Feathers With Jody And Jerry
(from Ace CD 484)
M.R. 5051 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#3)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#22)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16309 (#24)
Bullet Cascade LP 1009 (#20)
Bullet Charly CD 278 (#19)
Bullet Charly LP 30138 (#11)
Bullet El Toro CD 1020 (#5)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 093 (#22)
Bullet Fed CD 05 (#11)
Bullet Kay LP 5045 (#1)
Bullet Kings CD 6018 (#17)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#2)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#4)
Bullet Mustang CD 2 (#18)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 066 (#38)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 375 (#18)
Bullet Presto CD 1 (#23)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#59)
Bullet Revenant CD 209 (#7)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 2440 (#43)
Bullet Star LP 312 (#1)
Bullet Zu-Zazz CD 2011 (#24)
     Label shot
Pertinent Get With It — Charlie Feathers With Jody And Jerry
(from Ace CD 484)
M.R. 5050 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#4)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#21)
Bullet Ace CD 1268 (#15)
Bullet El Toro CD 1020 (#6)
Bullet Kay LP 5045 (#2)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#11)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#5)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 375 (#27)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#72)
Bullet Revenant CD 209 (#6)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 2440 (#17)
Bullet Star LP 312 (#12)
Meteor (Tenn.)  5033  [78]1956/June 30
Bb c&w rev.
Bowen, BillNo rating Don't Shoot Me, Baby (I'm Not Ready To Die) — Bill Bowen With The Rockets    
     No rating Have Myself A Ball — Bill Bowen With The Rockets    
Meteor (Tenn.)  5033  [45]1956/June 30
Bb c&w rev.
Bowen, BillLabel shot
Pertinent Don't Shoot Me, Baby (I'm Not Ready To Die) — Bill Bowen With The Rockets
(from Ace CD 484)
M.R.5053 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#7)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#23)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55064 (#4)
Bullet Collector LP 1021 (#5)
Bullet Fed CD 04 (#29)
Bullet Lost Gold CD 5898 (#22)
Bullet Lucky CD 815 (#8)
Bullet Luxel CD 7109 (#29)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#3)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#8)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#109)
Bullet Spin CD 1001 (#22)
Bullet Yeaah! CD 13 (#22)
     Label shot
Pertinent Have Myself A Ball — Bill Bowen With The Rockets
(from Ace CD 484)
M.R.5052 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#8)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#24)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55064 (#14)
Bullet Collector LP 1021 (#4)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#9)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#9)
Bullet One Day Music CD 010 (#50)
Meteor (Tenn.)  5034  [78]1956/June 30
Bb r&b rev.
Suggs, BradNo rating Charcoal Suit — Brad Suggs With The Swingsters    
     No rating Bop, Baby, Bop — Brad Suggs With The Swingsters    
Meteor (Tenn.)  5034  [45]1956/June 30
Bb r&b rev.
Suggs, BradLabel shot
Pertinent Charcoal Suit — Brad Suggs With The Swingsters
(from Ace CD 484)
5054 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#13)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#25)
Bullet Jan/Star Club LP 8019 (#5)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#1)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#14)
Bullet Pan American CD 56001 (#4)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#86)
     Label shot
Pertinent Bop, Baby, Bop — Brad Suggs With The Swingsters
(from Ace CD 484)
5055 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#12)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#26)
Bullet Jan/Star Club LP 8009 (#14)
Bullet KJN LP 338009 (#11)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#12)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#13)
Bullet Presto CD 6 (#16)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#69)
Meteor (Tenn.)  5035  [78]1956/July 7
Bb c&w rev.
McGinnis, WayneNo rating Rock, Roll And Rhythm — Wayne McGinnis With The Swing Teens    
     No rating Lonesome Rhythm Blues — Wayne McGinnis With The Swing Teens    
Meteor (Tenn.)  5035  [45]1956/July 7
Bb c&w rev.
McGinnis, WayneLabel shot
Pertinent Rock, Roll And Rhythm — Wayne McGinnis With The Swing Teens
(from Ace CD 484)
MR 5056 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#5)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#27)
Bullet Cascade LP 1009 (#16)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2010 (#11)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#6)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#13)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#6)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#16)
Bullet [no label name] 10 1/2 (#10)
     Label shot
Pertinent Lonesome Rhythm Blues — Wayne McGinnis With The Swing Teens
(from Ace CD 484)
MR 5057 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#6)
Bullet Ace CD 815 (#22)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#28)
Bullet Esoldun LP 2010 (#12)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#7)
Bullet Midnite LP 1001 (#14)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#87)
Bullet [no label name] 10 1/2 (#11)
Meteor (Tenn.)  5042  [78]1957/Apr. 6
Bb r&b rev.
VelvatonesLabel shot
No rating Real Gone Baby — The Velvatones With Memphis Rhythm Boys MR 5071  
     Label shot
No rating Feeling Kinda Lonely — The Velvatones With Memphis Rhythm Boys 5070  
Meteor (Tenn.)  5042  [45]1957/Apr. 6
Bb r&b rev.
VelvatonesLabel shot
Pertinent Real Gone Baby — The Velvatones With Memphis Rhythm Boys
(from Ace CD 484)
MR 5071 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#21)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#34)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 119 (#18)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#21)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#103)
     Label shot
No rating Feeling Kinda Lonely — The Velvatones With Memphis Rhythm Boys MR 5070 Bullet Ace CD 885 (#33)
Meteor (Tenn.)  5043  [78]1957/May 20
Bb c&w rev.
Haggett, JimmyNo rating Gonna Shut You Off Baby — Jimmy Haggett With The Daydreamers    
     No rating Tell Her True — Jimmy Haggett With The Daydreamers    
Meteor (Tenn.)  5043  [45]1957/May 20
Bb c&w rev.
Haggett, JimmyLabel shot
Pertinent Gonna Shut You Off Baby — Jimmy Haggett With The Daydreamers
(from 45)
MR 5073 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#18)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#32)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#18)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#92)
     Label shot
Non-pertinent Tell Her True — Jimmy Haggett With The Daydreamers MR 5072 Bullet Ace CD 885 (#31)
Meteor (Tenn.)  5044  [78]1957/May 27
Bb pop rev.
Lamberth, JimmyNo rating Latch On To Your Baby — Jimmy Lamberth With The Saxons    
     No rating I'll Pretend — Jimmy Lamberth With The Saxons    
Meteor (Tenn.)  5044  [45]1957/May 27
Bb pop rev.
Lamberth, JimmyLabel shot
Pertinent Latch On To Your Baby — Jimmy Lamberth With The Saxons
(from Ace CD 484)
MR 5075 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#11)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#36)
Bullet Bison Bop LP 2027 (#10)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2027 (#10)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#10)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#12)
Bullet Pan American CD 56003 (#23)
Bullet Zomboco CD 7 (#6)
     Label shot
Non-pertinent I'll Pretend — Jimmy Lamberth With The Saxons MR 5074 Bullet Ace CD 885 (#35)
Meteor (Tenn.)  5046  [78]1958/Aug. 25
Bb pop rev.
Carl, SteveNo rating Curfew — Steve Carl With The Jags    
     No rating 18 Year Old Blues — Steve Carl With The Jags    
Meteor (Tenn.)  5046  [45]1958/Aug. 25
Bb pop rev.
Carl, SteveLabel shot
Pertinent Curfew — Steve Carl With The Jags
(from Ace CD 484)
MR 5078 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#16)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#37)
Bullet Atomic Passion LP 1957 (#13)
Bullet Bison Bop LP 2032 (#11)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2032 (#11)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 119 (#37)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 173 (#18)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#7)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#16)
Bullet Mustang CD 10 (#28)
Bullet Presto CD 10 (#56)
Bullet Proper CD 143 (#111)
Bullet Rhino CD 73346 (#39)
     Label shot
Pertinent 18 Year Old Blues — Steve Carl With The Jags
(from Ace CD 484)
MR 5079 Bullet Ace CD 484 (#17)
Bullet Ace CD 885 (#38)
Bullet Bison Bop LP 2032 (#12)
Bullet Buffalo Bop LP 2032 (#12)
Bullet Meteor LP 5000 (#16)
Bullet Meteor CD 5001 (#17)

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