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Martin, Janis

Full name Janis Darlene Martin. Born 1940 in Southerlin, Virginia. A regular on the Old Dominion Barn Dance (WRVA, Richmond, Va.) in 1956-57. Died in 2007.


 Records 1-335 of 335

Date Label & Number Image Title & Credits Matrix Comps
1956/Apr. 7
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-6491  [78]Label shot
No rating Drugstore Rock And Roll — Janis Martin G2WB-0247  
    Label shot
No rating Will You, Willyum — Janis Martin G2WB-0245  
1956/Apr. 7
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6491  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Drugstore Rock And Roll — Janis Martin
(from 45)
G2WW-0247 Bullet Bear Family LP 15032 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15622 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16339 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16607 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16608 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16678 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18001 (#1)
Bullet Bella LP 1001 (#1)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6005 (#25)
Bullet CCL LP 1106 (#2)
Bullet Disky CD 250542 (#58)
Bullet El Toro CD 1013 (#16)
Bullet El Toro CD 1015 (#17)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#2)
Bullet JSP CD 6201 (#4)
Bullet Jasmine CD 518 (#6)
Bullet One Day Music CD 155 (#27)
Bullet PD LP 1085 (#2)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#14)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 42809 (#2)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#1)
Bullet Rocket 88 LP 5001 (#3)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1145 (#4)
    Label shot
Pertinent Will You, Willyum — Janis Martin
(from 45)
G2WW-0245 Bullet Ace CD 850 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15032 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#17)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18001 (#7)
Bullet Bella LP 1001 (#2)
Bullet CCL LP 1106 (#5)
Bullet El Toro CD 1015 (#11)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 017 (#9)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#1)
Bullet Jasmine CD 518 (#5)
Bullet PD LP 1085 (#3)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 42809 (#17)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#6)
Bullet Rounder LP 1031 (#10)
1956/June 16
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-6560  [78]No rating Ooby-Dooby — Janis Martin    
    No rating One More Year To Go — Janis Martin    
1956/June 16
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6560  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Ooby-Dooby — Janis Martin
(from 45)
G2WW-4259 Bullet Bear Family LP 15032 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 17566 (#21)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18001 (#9)
Bullet Bella LP 1001 (#15)
Bullet CCL LP 1128-45 (#4)
Bullet El Toro CD 1015 (#2)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#3)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#13)
Bullet Rounder LP 1031 (#9)
    Label shot
Pertinent One More Year To Go — Janis Martin
(from 45)
G2WW-0246 Bullet Bear Family LP 15043 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15046 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#23)
Bullet Bella LP 1001 (#16)
Bullet CCL LP 1128-45 (#11)
Bullet El Toro CD 1015 (#6)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#4)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#5)
1956/Sept. 1
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-6652  [78]Label shot
No rating My Boy Elvis — Janis Martin G2WB-4258  
    Label shot
No rating Little Bit — Janis Martin G2WB-4256  
1956/Sept. 1
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6652  [45]Label shot
Pertinent My Boy Elvis — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
G2WW-4258 Bullet BMG Int. CD 75406 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15032 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18001 (#2)
Bullet Bella LP 1001 (#5)
Bullet CCL LP 1128-45 (#3)
Bullet El Toro CD 1015 (#20)
Bullet Franklin Mint LP 053 (#13)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#5)
Bullet Jasmine CD 518 (#1)
Bullet MSIF CD 2001 (#7)
Bullet One Day Music CD 155 (#37)
Bullet PD LP 1085 (#1)
Bullet Pan American CD 56041 (#13)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 5078 (#1)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#3)
Bullet RCA International LP 5078 (#1)
Bullet Rhino CD 70741 (#7)
Bullet Rounder LP 1031 (#1)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1170 (#4)
    Label shot
Pertinent Little Bit — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
G2WW-4256 Bullet Bear Family LP 15032 (#12)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family CD 17566 (#2)
Bullet Bella LP 1001 (#6)
Bullet CCL LP 1128-45 (#1)
Bullet El Toro CD 1015 (#14)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 173 (#59)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#6)
Bullet Pan American CD 56038 (#20)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#26)
1956/Dec. 8
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-6744  [78]No rating Barefoot Baby — Janis Martin    
    No rating Let's Elope Baby — Janis Martin    
1956/Dec. 8
Bb c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6744  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Barefoot Baby — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15622)
G2PW-4257 Bullet Bear Family LP 15032 (#11)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15622 (#21)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#8)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18001 (#3)
Bullet Bella LP 1001 (#10)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6006 (#22)
Bullet CCL LP 1128-45 (#2)
Bullet El Toro CD 1015 (#8)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 173 (#7)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#7)
Bullet Marginal CD 001 (#3)
Bullet One Day Music CD 155 (#18)
Bullet Pan American CD 56011 (#4)
Bullet Presto CD 6 (#52)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#101)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#20)
    Label shot
Pertinent Let's Elope Baby — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
G2PW-0248 Bullet BMG Int. CD 75406 (#18)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15043 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15046 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#14)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#14)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18001 (#4)
Bullet Bella LP 1001 (#9)
Bullet Big Tone CD 6006 (#6)
Bullet CCL LP 1106 (#6)
Bullet Disky CD 250542 (#50)
Bullet El Toro CD 1013 (#7)
Bullet El Toro CD 1015 (#4)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#8)
Bullet JSP CD 6201 (#10)
Bullet One Day Music CD 155 (#6)
Bullet Proper CD 122 (#95)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#14)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1125 (#18)
 
 
RCA Victor (N.J.) DJ-38  [45 EP]Label shot
No rating Let's Elope Baby — Janis Martin G2NH-9142  
    No rating Barefoot Baby — Janis Martin G2NH-9142  
    Label shot
No rating All I Can Do Is Cry — Otto Bash G2NH-9141  
    No rating St. James Infirmary — Otto Bash G2NH-9141  
1957/Mar. 2
Bb pop rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-6832  [78]No rating Two Long Years — Janis Martin    
    No rating Love Me To Pieces — Janis Martin    
1957/Mar. 2
Bb pop rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6832  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Two Long Years — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
H2WW-0610 Bullet Bear Family LP 15043 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15046 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#11)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#11)
Bullet Bella LP 1001 (#14)
Bullet CCL LP 1106 (#12)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#10)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#21)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 2440 (#25)
    Label shot
Borderline Love Me To Pieces — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
H2WW-0609 Bullet Bear Family LP 15032 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#16)
Bullet Bella LP 1001 (#13)
Bullet CCL LP 1106 (#11)
Bullet Detour LP 008 (#6)
Bullet Folkline CD 162 (#6)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#9)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#15)
 
 
RCA Victor (N.J.) DJ-76  [45 EP]Label shot
No rating Love Me To Pieces — Janis Martin H2NH-1429  
    No rating Two Long Years — Janis Martin H2NH-1429  
    Label shot
No rating Calypso Sweetheart — Hank Snow, The Singing Ranger, And His Rainbow Ranch Boys H2NH-1430  
    No rating Marriage And Divorce — Hank Snow, The Singing Ranger, And His Rainbow Ranch Boys H2NH-1430  
1957/July 29
Bb pop rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-6983  [78]No rating Love And Kisses — Janis Martin    
    No rating I'll Never Be Free — Janis Martin    
1957/July 29
Bb pop rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-6983  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Love And Kisses — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
H2WW-4811 Bullet Bear Family LP 15032 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15043 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15046 (#1)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16607 (#22)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18001 (#5)
Bullet Bella LP 1001 (#11)
Bullet CCL LP 1106 (#1)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#11)
Bullet PD LP 1085 (#6)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#7)
    Label shot
Borderline I'll Never Be Free — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
H2WW-4810 Bullet Bear Family LP 15043 (#16)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15046 (#16)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#29)
Bullet Bella LP 1001 (#12)
Bullet CCL LP 1128-45 (#5)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#12)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#9)
 
 
RCA Victor (N.J.) EPA-4093  [45 EP]
Just Squeeze Me [mono]
Cover shot
Label shot
Borderline Just Squeeze Me (But Don't Squeeze Me) — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
  Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#22)
Bullet CCL LP 1106 (#15)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#13)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#11)
    Borderline My Confession — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
  Bullet Bear Family LP 15043 (#15)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15046 (#15)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#28)
Bullet CCL LP 1106 (#16)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#14)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#24)
    Label shot
Borderline I Don't Hurt Anymore — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
  Bullet Bear Family LP 15043 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15046 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#26)
Bullet CCL LP 1106 (#13)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#15)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#12)
    Pertinent Half Loved — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
  Bullet Bear Family LP 15043 (#14)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15046 (#14)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#27)
Bullet CCL LP 1106 (#14)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#16)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#17)
1957/Dec. 2
Bb pop rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-7104  [78]No rating All Right Baby — Janis Martin    
    No rating Billy Boy, Billy Boy — Janis Martin    
1957/Dec. 2
Bb pop rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-7104  [45]Label shot
Pertinent All Right Baby — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
H2WW-7676 Bullet Bear Family LP 15043 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15046 (#4)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#12)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#12)
Bullet Bear Family CD 17566 (#34)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18001 (#10)
Bullet Bella LP 1001 (#4)
Bullet CCL LP 1128-45 (#10)
Bullet Country Music Foundation CD 014-D (#25)
Bullet Country Music Foundation LP 014-L (#25)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 017 (#49)
Bullet Folkline CD 161 (#2)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#17)
Bullet Jasmine CD 518 (#11)
Bullet PD LP 1085 (#5)
Bullet Pan American CD 56039 (#19)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#16)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 1197 (#6)
    Label shot
Pertinent Billy Boy, Billy Boy — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
H2WW-7675 Bullet Bear Family LP 15043 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15046 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18001 (#12)
Bullet Bella LP 1001 (#3)
Bullet CCL LP 1128-45 (#9)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 054 (#7)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#18)
Bullet NPR LP 7301 (#6)
Bullet PD LP 1085 (#4)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#8)
1958/Mar. 29
CB c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 20-7184  [78]No rating Cracker Jack — Janis Martin    
    No rating Good Love — Janis Martin    
1958/Mar. 29
CB c&w rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-7184  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Cracker Jack — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
H2WW-7674 Bullet Bear Family LP 15032 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18001 (#11)
Bullet CCL LP 1128-45 (#6)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 054 (#61)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#19)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#22)
    Label shot
Pertinent Good Love — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
H2WW-7673 Bullet Bear Family LP 15032 (#3)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18001 (#6)
Bullet CCL LP 1128-45 (#7)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 054 (#38)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#20)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#25)
1958/Aug. 18
Bb pop rev.
RCA Victor (N.J.) 47-7318  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Bang Bang — Janis And Her Boyfriends
(from 45)
J2WW-3290 Bullet Bear Family LP 15032 (#5)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#6)
Bullet Bear Family LP 18001 (#8)
Bullet Bella LP 1001 (#7)
Bullet CCL LP 1128-45 (#8)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 017 (#62)
Bullet Fed CD 04 (#16)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#21)
Bullet Not Now Music CD 346 (#40)
Bullet Now Dig This CD 1042 (#8)
Bullet Presto CD 3 (#21)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#2)
Bullet Rhino CD 73346 (#94)
Bullet Smith & Co. CD 2440 (#38)
    Label shot
Pertinent Please Be My Love — Janis And Her Boyfriends
(from 45)
J2WW-3291 Bullet Bear Family LP 15043 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15046 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#25)
Bullet Bella LP 1001 (#8)
Bullet CCL LP 1128-45 (#12)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#22)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#18)
1960/July 25
Bb pop rev.
Palette (N.Y.) PZ5058  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Hard Times Ahead — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
AL 8131 Bullet Bear Family LP 15043 (#11)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15046 (#11)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#20)
Bullet Bear Family CD 17030 (#3)
Bullet CCL LP 1106 (#3)
Bullet Fantastic Voyage CD 093 (#21)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent Here Today And Gone Tomorrow — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
AL 8130 Bullet Bear Family LP 15043 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15046 (#9)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#18)
Bullet Bella LP 1001 (#17)
Bullet CCL LP 1106 (#4)
1961/Jan. 23
Bb pop rev.
Palette (N.Y.) PZ5071  [45]Label shot
Pertinent Teen Street — Janis Martin
(from 45)
AL 8133 Bullet Bear Family LP 15043 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15046 (#10)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#19)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16339 (#8)
Bullet CCL LP 1106 (#9)
    Label shot
Non-pertinent Cry Guitar — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
AL 8132 Bullet Bear Family LP 15043 (#12)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15046 (#12)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#21)
Bullet CCL LP 1106 (#10)
 
 
[live recording]     [ ]No rating Cracker Jack [live vers.] — Janis Martin   Bullet Dragon Street CD 70101 (#16)
    Pertinent I'm Walkin' — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 16491)
   
1957
 
RCA Victor (N.J.)     [unissued]Pertinent Blues Keep Calling — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
  Bullet Bear Family LP 15032 (#7)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#24)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#24)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#4)
1958
 
RCA Victor (N.J.)     [unissued]Non-pertinent Love Me, Love — Janis Martin
(from Bear Family CD 15406)
  Bullet Bear Family LP 15032 (#14)
Bullet Bear Family LP 15046 (#2)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#15)
Bullet Bear Family CD 15406 (#30)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#23)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#10)
    No rating Love Me, Love (Cha-Cha) — Janis Martin   Bullet Bear Family LP 15043 (#2)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#23)
    No rating William — Janis Martin   Bullet Bear Family LP 15032 (#13)
Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#15)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#25)
Bullet RCA (England) LP 43153 (#19)
 
 
[unissued]     [unissued]No rating All Right Baby [alt. vers. 2] — Janis Martin   Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#20)
    No rating Billy Boy, My Billy Boy [alt. vers. 1] — Janis Martin   Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#17)
    No rating Billy Boy, My Billy Boy [alt. vers. 3] — Janis Martin   Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#18)
    No rating Cracker Jack [alt. vers. 1] — Janis Martin   Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#19)
    No rating Good Love [alt. vers. 2] — Janis Martin   Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#16)
    No rating Half Loved [alt. vers. 5] — Janis Martin   Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#28)
    No rating I Don't Hurt Anymore [alt. vers. 1] — Janis Martin   Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#26)
    No rating I Don't Hurt Anymore [alt. vers. 6] — Janis Martin   Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#27)
    No rating I'll Never Be Free [alt. vers. 1] — Janis Martin   Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#23)
    No rating Just Squeeze Me (But Don't Tease Me) [alt. vers. 2] — Janis Martin   Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#24)
    No rating Little Bit [alt. vers. 7] — Janis Martin   Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#29)
Bullet El Toro CD 1015 (#23)
    No rating Love And Kisses [alt. vers. 1] — Janis Martin   Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#21)
    No rating Love And Kisses [alt. vers. 6] — Janis Martin   Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#22)
    Non-pertinent Love Me To Pieces [alt. vers.] — Janis Martin   Bullet Country Music Foundation CD 014-D (#23)
Bullet Country Music Foundation LP 014-L (#23)
Bullet GVC CD 1007 (#26)
    No rating My Confession [alt. vers. 4] — Janis Martin   Bullet Bear Family CD 16154 (#25)
    Borderline Two Long Years [alt. vers.] — Janis Martin   Bullet Country Music Foundation CD 014-D (#24)
Bullet Country Music Foundation LP 014-L (#24)

 Records 1-335 of 335

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