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LaBeff, Tommy

Full name Thomas Paulsley LaBeff. Born 1935 near Smackover, Ark. Recorded later as Sleepy LaBeef.

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 Records 1-156 of 156

Date Label & Number Image Title & Credits Matrix Comps
1957/May
(Bb est.)
Starday (Tenn.) 45-292  [45]Label shot
Pertinent I'm Through — Sleepy LaBeff
(from Ace CD 311)
2556 Bullet Ace 10 16 (#5)
Bullet Ace LP 45 (#14)
Bullet Ace CD 311 (#28)
Bullet Cascade LP 1009 (#1)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 142 (#32)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#37)
Bullet Knockville LP 4403 (#9)
Bullet SD LP 810 (#9)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 932 (#7)
    Label shot
Borderline All Alone — Sleepy LaBeff
(from Texas Gold CD 932)
2555 Bullet Ace 10 16 (#4)
Bullet SD LP 810 (#10)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 932 (#9)
1957/May 13
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71112x45 [45]Label shot
Pertinent I'm Through — Sleepy LaBeff
(from 45)
YW14959 Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#2)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#5)
Bullet Lucky CD 816 (#10)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#30)
    Label shot
Borderline All Alone — Sleepy LaBeff
(from Redita [1st series] LP 112)
YW14958 Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#4)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#6)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 112 (#8)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 112 (#8)
1957/Sept. 9
Bb c&w rev.
Mercury-Starday (Ill.)  71179x45 [45]Label shot
Pertinent All The Time — Sleepy LaBeff
(from 45)
YW14976 Bullet Ace 10 19 (#10)
Bullet Ace LP 218 (#16)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16101 (#2)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6001 (#28)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#3)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 017 (#46)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#67)
Bullet Memphis CD 7033 (#5)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 346 (#17)
Bullet One Day Music CD 147 (#40)
Bullet Redita [1st series] LP 112 (#7)
Bullet Redita [2nd series] LP 112 (#7)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#40)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 931 (#27)
    Label shot
Borderline Lonely — Sleepy LaBeff
(from 45)
YW14975 Bullet Ace 10 16 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#6)
Bullet Charly LP 30181 (#2)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#4)
Bullet Lesley CD 5 (#6)
1958
(est.)
Dixie (mail) (Ill.)  530  [45 EP]Label shot
No rating Ballad Of A Teen Age Queen — Sleepy LaBeff
(from 45)
B  
    No rating Eskimo Pie — George Jones B  
    Pertinent Oh Oh, I'm Falling In Love Again — Dee Mullins B  
    Label shot
No rating One Week Later — Pat & Dee A  
    No rating She's No Angel — Patsy Timmons A  
    No rating Truly I Love You — Wes Holly A  
1958
(est.)
Dixie (mail) (Ill.)  533  [45 EP]Label shot
No rating Guess Things Happen That Way — Sleepy LaBeff A Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#21)
    No rating Crying Over You — Johnny Mathis A  
    No rating It's A Little More Like Heaven — Johnny Mathis A  
    Label shot
No rating Color Of The Blues — George Jones B  
    No rating What This Old World Needs — Jimmy Dean B  
    No rating Nothing Can't Stop Me — George Jones B  
1960/Oct.
BMI clear.
Gulf (Texas) G-62760/1 [45]Label shot
Borderline Found Out — Sleepy LaBeff
(from Baron LP 102)
G-62761 Bullet Baron LP 102 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#23)
Bullet Charly LP 30181 (#10)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#21)
    Label shot
Borderline Can't Get You Off My Mind — Sleepy LaBeff
(from Baron LP 102)
G-62760 Bullet Baron LP 102 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#22)
Bullet Charly LP 30181 (#4)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#18)
1961/May
mx series
Crescent Prod. (Texas)  102  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Turn Me Loose — Sleepy LaBeff And His Versatiles
(from Baron LP 102)
4276 Bullet Baron LP 102 (#11)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#10)
Bullet Bop CD 003 (#11)
Bullet Charly LP 30181 (#11)
Bullet Collectables CD 5563 (#4)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#14)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 173 (#44)
Bullet Knockville LP 4403 (#10)
    Label shot
Borderline Ridin' Fence — Sleepy LaBeff And His Versatiles 4275 Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#12)
Bullet Cactus CD Cash 1 (#3)
Bullet Cash CD 01 (#3)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#13)
1962
mx series
Wayside (Texas)  1651/2 [45]Label shot
Pertinent Ride On Josephine — Sleepy LaBeff And The Versatiles
(from Buffalo Bop CD 55044)
1651 Bullet Baron LP 102 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#15)
Bullet Buffalo Bop CD 55044 (#20)
Bullet Charly LP 30181 (#9)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#15)
Bullet Folkline CD 424 (#2)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 504 (#35)
Bullet Presto CD 406 (#55)
    Pertinent Walkin' Slowly — Sleepy LaBeff And The Versatiles
(from Baron LP 102)
1652 Bullet Baron LP 102 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#14)
Bullet Charly LP 30181 (#1)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#22)
1963/Apr.
mx series
Finn (Texas)  1690/1 [45]Label shot
No rating Drink Up And Go Home — Sleepy LaBeff 1690  
    No rating Teardrops On A Rose — Sleepy LaBeff 1691  
 
 
Picture (Texas)  1937  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Ride On Josephine — Sleepy LaBeff
(from Baron LP 102)
[no mx] Bullet Baron LP 102 (#12)
Bullet Charly LP 30181 (#12)
    Label shot
Pertinent Lonely — Sleepy LaBeff
(from Baron LP 102)
[no mx] Bullet Baron LP 102 (#7)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#16)
1965/Dec. 4
CB pop rev.
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-43452  [45]Label shot
Pertinent You Can't Catch Me — Sleepy LaBeef JZSP 111939 Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#24)
Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37621 (#17)
Bullet Epic LP 37621 (#17)
Bullet Friedman Fairfax CD 307 (#8)
    Label shot
No rating Everybody's Got To Have Somebody (To Love) — Sleepy LaBeef JZSP 111940  
1966/July
(Bb est.)
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-43709  [45]Label shot
No rating A Man In My Position — Sleepy LaBeef JZSP 114572  
    Label shot
No rating Drinking Again — Sleepy LaBeef JZSP 114571  
1966/Nov.
(Bb est.)
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-43875  [45]Label shot
No rating I'm Too Broke (To Pay Attention) — Sleepy LaBeef ZSP 116062  
    Label shot
No rating I Feel A Lot More Like I Do Now — Sleepy LaBeef ZSP 116061  
1967/Apr.
(Bb est.)
Columbia (N.Y.) 4-44068  [45]Label shot
No rating Sure Beats The Heck Outta Settlin' Down — Sleepy LaBeef ZSP 117953  
    Label shot
No rating Schneider — Sleepy LaBeef 1179572 [!!]  
 
 
Tops (Calif.)  LP cut  [LP]No rating The Ballad Of A Teenage Queen — Tommy LaBeff   Bullet Baron LP 102 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#9)
    No rating The Ways Of A Woman In Love — Tommy LaBeff   Bullet Baron LP 102 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#13)
Bullet Charly LP 30181 (#5)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#9)
1956
 
[unissued]     [unissued]No rating Baby Let's Play House — Tommy LaBeff
(from Baron LP 102)
  Bullet Baron LP 102 (#14)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#3)
Bullet Charly LP 30181 (#14)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#2)
    No rating Don't Make Me Go — Tommy LaBeff   Bullet Baron LP 102 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#7)
Bullet Charly LP 30181 (#3)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#17)
1963
 
[unissued]     [unissued]No rating Somebody's Been Beating My Time — Tommy LaBeff
(from Baron LP 102)
  Bullet Baron LP 102 (#8)
Bullet Charly LP 30181 (#8)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#23)
 
 
[unissued]     [unissued]Pertinent All The Time [alt. vers.] — Tommy LaBeff
(from Lucky CD 808)
  Bullet Ace 10 16 (#1)
Bullet Ace CD 191 (#10)
Bullet Ace LP 191 (#9)
Bullet Ace CD 218 (#16)
Bullet Cascade LP 1003 (#12)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#8)
Bullet Lucky CD 808 (#17)
    Pertinent I Ain't Gonna Take It — Tommy LaBeff
(from Texas Gold CD 932)
  Bullet Ace 10 19 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#5)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#12)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#44)
Bullet Luxel CD 7105 (#19)
Bullet SD LP 810 (#12)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 932 (#15)
    Pertinent Little Bit More [vers. 1] — Tommy LaBeff
(from Ace CD 311)
  Bullet Ace 10 19 (#1)
Bullet Ace LP 45 (#7)
Bullet Ace CD 218 (#22)
Bullet Ace LP 218 (#22)
Bullet Ace LP 221 (#6)
Bullet Ace CD 311 (#21)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#18)
Bullet Bop CD 010 (#30)
Bullet Cascade LP 1009 (#2)
Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#7)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 145 (#40)
Bullet Lucky CD 815 (#29)
Bullet Mustang CD 4 (#24)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 066 (#23)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 122 (#1)
Bullet Presto CD 5 (#54)
Bullet SD LP 810 (#11)
Bullet Texas Gold CD 932 (#2)
    No rating Little Bit More [vers. 2] — Tommy LaBeff   Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#8)
    Borderline Shame, Shame, Shame — Tommy LaBeff   Bullet Bear Family CD 15981 (#25)
Bullet CBS Special Products CD 37621 (#13)
Bullet Epic LP 37621 (#13)
 
 
[need info]     [ ]No rating Ain't Going To Take It — Tommy LaBeff   Bullet Ace CD 815 (#10)
    No rating Ride On Josephine [alt. vers.] — Tommy LaBeff   Bullet Eagle CD 90115 (#20)

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Acknowledgments:  Bear Family catalog, Jurgen Blazejewski, Andrew Brown, CD Universe, CMF Library, Stephane Chatain, Scott Cheesebrew, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Derek Hamilton, Rob Karman, Adam Komorowski, No Hit Records, Michel Proost, Mark Seganish, Mike Smyth, Joe Wajgel


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