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Emperor (W.Va.)

Wheeling, W.Va.  [source: an original label)

Owned by Hardrock Gunter and Buddy Durham.


 Records 1-35 of 35

Number Date Artist Image Title & Credits Matrix Comps
Emperor (W.Va.) 45-EM-B-H-1-62 [45]
(pressed by King)
1962/Feb.
BMI clear.
Gunter, HardrockLabel 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  
Emperor (W.Va.) EM-NSF-2-61  [45 EP]
Favorite Songs
(pressed by Rite)
1961/July
mx series
Durham, BuddyLabel shot
No rating False Hearted Girl — Buddy & Marion Durham
(from 45)
CP-5935  
     No rating Happy Cowboy — Buddy & Marion Durham CP-5935  
     No rating [unknown title] —      
     No rating [unknown title] —      
Emperor (W.Va.)  4  [45 EP] 
 
Thacker, RudyLabel shot
No rating A Fool Such As I — Rudy Thacker's String Busters With Larry Dale
(from 45)
EM-H-4-59  
     Non-pertinent Guitar Boogie Shuffle — Rudy Thacker's String Busters With Larry Dale
(from 45)
  Bullet White Label LP 2808 (#4)
     No rating White Lightning — Rudy Thacker's String Busters With Larry Dale
(from 45)
   
     No rating Pink Shoe Laces — Marion Durham - Buddy Durham    
     No rating Battle Of New Orleans — Marion Durham - Buddy Durham    
     No rating Kansas City — Marion Durham - Buddy Durham    
Emperor (W.Va.) 45-112  [45]
(pressed by King)
1957/Mar. 23
Bb pop rev.
Gunter, HardrockLabel 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)
Emperor (W.Va.) EM-45-113  [45]
(pressed by King)
1958/May 12
Bb c&w rev.
Croswhite, DustyLabel shot
No rating Baby, Let's Crawl — Dusty Croswhite And The Kin Folk
(from 45)
EM-45-13-A  
     Label shot
No rating I'll Take Back That Heartache — Dusty Croswhite And The Kin Folk
(from 45)
EM-45-113-B  
Emperor (W.Va.) 45-EM-209  [45]
(pressed by King)
1956
mx date code
Aldridge, RoyLabel shot
No rating It's Not Easy To Forget — Roy Aldridge
(from 45)
45-HV-56-7 Bullet Bear Family CD 16440 (#32)
Bullet Bear Family CD 17022 (#30)
Bullet Cactus CD HOGCD-6 (#12)
     Label shot
No rating You're Pickin' Up The Pieces (Of My Heart) — Roy Aldridge 45-HV-56-8  
Emperor (W.Va.) 45-EM-212  [45] 
 
John, JimmieLabel shot
No rating Rosie's Gone Again — Jimmie John With Knox County Ramblers And Hillbilly Mille 45-HV-57-4  
     Label shot
No rating The Blues, The Guitar, And Me — Jimmie John With Knox County Ramblers 45-HV-57-3  
Emperor (W.Va.)  220  [45]
(pressed by King)
 
 
Lightner, KenLabel shot
No rating Mary Ann — Ken Lightner And His Hay Riders
(from 45)
EM-45-220-A Bullet Collector CD 2873 (#6)
Bullet Jasmine CD 3610 (#6)
     Label shot
No rating Wild Side Of Town — Ken Lightner And His Hay Riders EM-45-220-B  
Emperor (W.Va.) EM-266  [45]1965
mx date code
Perry BrothersLabel shot
No rating Waiting In Vain — The Perry Brothers (Bob & Harry)
(from 45)
6501282  
     Label shot
No rating Don't You Remember — The Perry Brothers (Bob & Harry) 6501281  

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Acknowledgments:  CMF Library, Scott Cheesebrew, Udo Frank, Barry John, Tom Krajina, Bernd Kratochwil, Gerd Miller, Bob Pinson, Rock & Roll Musik Magazin, Dick Rosemont, Mike Smyth


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