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Gunter, Hardrock

Full name Sidney Louis Gunter Jr. Born 1925 in Birmingham, Ala. Disc jockey and performer on WWVA (Wheeling, W.Va.) in 1953-54. Died in 2013.

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 Records 1-126 of 126

Date Label & Number Image Title & Credits Matrix Comps
U.S. Singles & EPs
1950/Mar.
(Bb est.)
Bama (Ala.)  104  [78]Label shot
No rating Birmingham Bounce — Hardrock Gunter And The Pebbles 9 Bullet Charly CD 345 (#38)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3013 (#1)
    Label shot
No rating How Can I Believe You Love Me — Hardrock Gunter And The Pebbles 10 Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3013 (#4)
1951/Sept. 15
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.)  46363  [78]Label shot
No rating Sixty Minute Man — Roberta Lee And Hardrock Gunter 81422+  
    Label shot
No rating Tennessee Blues — Hardrock Gunter And Roberta Lee 81423  
1951/Sept. 15
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-46363  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Sixty Minute Man — Roberta Lee And Hardrock Gunter
(from 78)
45-81422+ Bullet Blazon CD 2003 (#2)
Bullet Charly LP 30228 (#9)
Bullet El Toro CD 100 (#6)
Bullet Hydra CD 27108 (#5)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent Tennessee Blues — Hardrock Gunter And Roberta Lee 45-81423 Bullet Charly LP 30228 (#6)
1951/Nov. 24
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.)  46383  [78]Label shot
No rating Hesitation Boogie — Hardrock Gunter 81424  
    No rating Don't You Agree — Hardrock Gunter    
1951/Nov. 24
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-46383  [45]Label shot
Non-pertinent Hesitation Boogie — Hardrock Gunter
(from Proper CD 103)
45-81424 Bullet Blazon CD 2009 (#7)
Bullet Charly LP 30228 (#4)
Bullet Doghouse CD 001 (#20)
Bullet Hydra CD 27108 (#6)
Bullet Proper CD 103 (#9)
    Label shot
No rating Don't You Agree — Hardrock Gunter 45-81426+ Bullet Charly LP 30228 (#13)
1952/May 31
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.)  28191  [78]Label shot
No rating Honky Tonk Baby — Hardrock Gunter 82770+  
    Label shot
No rating I'm Looking For Another You — Hardrock Gunter 82771  
1952/May 31
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-28191  [45]Label shot
Borderline Honky Tonk Baby — Hardrock Gunter
(from 45)
45-82770+ Bullet Charly LP 30228 (#10)
Bullet Doghouse CD 002 (#11)
Bullet Hydra CD 27108 (#12)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent I'm Looking For Another You — Hardrock Gunter 45-82771 Bullet Charly LP 30228 (#14)
1953/Dec. 12
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.)  28932  [78]Label shot
No rating You Played On My Piano — Hardrock Gunter 82140+  
    No rating Perfect Woman — Hardrock Gunter    
1953/Dec. 12
Bb c&w rev.
Decca (N.Y.) 9-28932  [45]Label shot
Non-pertinent You Played On My Piano — Hardrock Gunter
(from 45)
45-82140+ Bullet Big Tone CD 5707 (#17)
Bullet Charly LP 30228 (#8)
Bullet Doghouse CD 002 (#21)
Bullet Hydra CD 27108 (#10)
Bullet MCA LP 1758 (#17)
Bullet MCA (England) LP 3035 (#17)
    Label shot
No rating Perfect Woman — Hardrock Gunter 45-82141 Bullet Charly LP 30228 (#12)
Bullet Chief CD 1156521 (#20)
Bullet Hydra CD 27108 (#11)
1954/May 29
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  201  [78]No rating Gonna Dance All Night — Hardrock Gunter U-113  
    No rating Fallen Angel — Hardrock Gunter U-112  
1954/May 29
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  201  [45]Label shot
No rating Gonna Dance All Night — Hardrock Gunter U-113 Bullet Charly CD 713 (#20)
Bullet Charly CD 8181 (#25)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 210 (#38)
Bullet Orbit CD 5908 (#6)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 106 (#13)
Bullet Rev-Ola Bandstand CD 129 (#26)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3013 (#3)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3013 (#31)
Bullet Sun (U.S.) LP 1032 (#2)
    Label shot
No rating Fallen Angel — Hardrock Gunter U-112 Bullet Charly CD 8181 (#26)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 210 (#39)
Bullet Orbit CD 5908 (#19)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 106 (#14)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3013 (#30)
Bullet Sun (U.S.) LP 1033 (#3)
1955/Oct. 22
Bb c&w rev.
King (Ohio)  1505  [78]No rating I'll Give 'Em Rhythm — Hardrock Gunter    
    No rating I Put My Britches On Just Like Everybody Else — Hardrock Gunter    
1955/Oct. 22
Bb c&w rev.
King (Ohio) 45-1505  [45]Label shot
Pertinent I'll Give 'Em Rhythm — Hardrock Gunter
(from 45)
45-K4011 Bullet Ace CD 975 (#21)
Bullet Franklin Mint LP 053 (#1)
Bullet Hydra CD 27108 (#18)
Bullet King LP 713 (#13)
Bullet Pan American CD 56011 (#3)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent I Put My Britches On Just Like Everybody Else — Hardrock Gunter
(from 45)
45-K4014 Bullet Ace CD 854 (#26)
Bullet Hydra CD 27108 (#20)
1956/July
BMI clear.
Cross Country (N.J.) CX524  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Juke Box, Help Me Find My Baby — The Rythm Rockers / Vocal, Hardrock Gunter
(from 45)
CX524-35 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55094 (#13)
Bullet Dig-It CD 100 (#29)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 026 (#11)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3013 (#15)
Bullet Sun 10 804 (#9)
    Label shot
Borderline Fiddle Bop — The Rythm Rockers / Vocal & Fiddle, Buddy Durham
(from 45)
CX524-36 Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3013 (#16)
1956/Sept. 15
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  248  [78]Label shot
No rating Juke Box, Help Me Find My Baby — Rhythm Rockers / Vocal, Hardrock Gunter J-209  
    No rating Fiddle Bop — Rhythm Rockers / Vocal, Buddy Durham    
1956/Sept. 15
Bb c&w rev.
Sun (Tenn.)  248  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Juke Box, Help Me Find My Baby — Rhythm Rockers / Vocal, Hardrock Gunter
(from 45)
U-209 Bullet Charly CD 345 (#41)
Bullet Charly LP 30147 (#2)
Bullet Fed CD 03 (#5)
Bullet Jan/Star Club LP 8047 (#14)
Bullet Mustang CD 8 (#4)
Bullet Presto CD 1 (#29)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 200 (#14)
Bullet Sun (England) LP 1010 [1st] (#2)
    Label shot
Borderline Fiddle Bop — Rhythm Rockers / Vocal, Buddy Durham
(from 45)
U-208 Bullet Charly CD 8181 (#27)
Bullet GVC CD 2016 (#44)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#73)
1957/Mar. 23
Bb pop rev.
Emperor (W.Va.) 45-112  [45]
(pressed by King)
Label shot
Pertinent Whoo! I Mean Whee! — Hardrock And The Rhythm Rockers With Buddy Durham Singers
(from 45)
VG-57-45-1 Bullet Club PR LP 010 (#19)
Bullet Collector LP 1023 (#14)
Bullet Flaming Piston CD 1003 (#2)
Bullet Lucky CD 813 (#8)
Bullet Mustang CD 8 (#34)
Bullet Presto CD 6 (#58)
Bullet Rollercoaster LP 2008 (#6)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3013 (#13)
Bullet Sleazy CD 05 (#19)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent We Three — Hardrock And The Rhythm Rockers With Buddy Durham Singers VG-57-45-2 Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3013 (#14)
1958/Jan. 13
Bb pop rev.
Island (Ohio) IR6  [45]
(pressed by RCA)
Label shot
Pertinent Boppin' To Grandfather's Clock — Sidney Jo Lewis
(from White Label LP 8814)
7 HO8W-0502 Bullet Island CD 001 (#8)
Bullet Mustang CD 6 (#29)
Bullet Pan American CD 56028 (#10)
Bullet Presto CD 5 (#29)
Bullet Rollercoaster LP 2008 (#11)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3013 (#9)
Bullet White Label LP 8814 (#8)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent Beggars Can't Be Choosers — Sidney Jo Lewis 8 HO8W-0503 Bullet Island CD 001 (#13)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3013 (#10)
 
 
Island (Ohio) EP7543/4 [45 EP]
W.W.V.A. Jamboree Special [mono]
Label shot
Pertinent Rock-A-Bop Baby — Hardrock Gunter
(from White Label LP 8814)
J8OH-7544 Bullet Island CD 001 (#17)
Bullet Presto CD 8 (#7)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3013 (#12)
Bullet White Label LP 8814 (#12)
    Borderline Birmingham Bounce — Hardrock Gunter
(from White Label LP 8814)
J8OH-7544 Bullet Hallmark CD 305242 (#12)
Bullet Island CD 001 (#4)
Bullet Rollercoaster CD 3013 (#8)
Bullet White Label LP 8814 (#11)
    No rating Ida Red Rock — Buddy Durham
(from EP)
J8OH-7544  
    No rating You're Just A Baby — Buddy Durham
(from EP)
J8OH-7544  
    Label shot
Non-pertinent Gonna Be A Fire — Bill Browning
(from EP)
J8OH-7543  
    Borderline Down In The Holler Where Sally Lives — Bill Browning
(from EP)
J8OH-7543  
    Pertinent Juke Box Play For Me — Cook Brothers
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55094)
J8OH-7543 Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55094 (#5)
Bullet Chief CD 1156520 (#29)
Bullet White Label LP 8814 (#9)
    Borderline You Gotta Go — Cook Brothers
(from EP)
J8OH-7543 Bullet White Label LP 8814 (#10)
1959/Mar. 23
Bb c&w rev.
Cullman (Tenn.)  6410  [45]Label shot
Borderline If You Want To Be A Queen — Hardrock Gunter
(from 45)
C-124-X  
    Label shot
Non-pertinent Is It Too Late — Hardrock Gunter
(from 45)
C-6423-X  
1962/Feb.
BMI clear.
Emperor (W.Va.) 45-EM-B-H-1-62 [45]
(pressed by King)
Label shot
Pertinent Hillbilly Twist — Buddy And Hardrock
(from 45)
A  
    Label shot
Non-pertinent As Long As You're Happy — Hardrock And Buddy – (instr.) B  
1962/Feb. 24
Bb c&w rev.
Starday (Tenn.)  581  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Hillbilly Twist — Hardrock Gunter And Buddy Durham
(from 45)
5275 Bullet Hydra CD 27108 (#28)
Bullet Knight LP 1002 (#3)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent As Long As You're Happy — Hardrock Gunter And Buddy Durham – (instr.) 5276  
Canadian Singles & EPs
1962/Apr.
(CHUM est.)
Sparton (Canada)  1080R [45]No rating Hillbilly Twist — Hardrock Gunter And Buddy Durham    
    No rating As Long As You're Happy — Hardrock Gunter And Buddy Durham    
Unissued Recordings
 
 
D (Texas)     [unissued]Non-pertinent Juke Box Shuffle — Hardrock Gunter – (instr.)
(from Bear Family CD 16408)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 16408 (#21)
 
 
[unissued]     [unissued]No rating Jukebox Help Me Find My Baby [alt. vers.] — Hardrock Gunter   Bullet Bopcat LP 400 (#10)

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