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Abbott
ABBOTT RECORD CO.
6636 Hollywood Blvd.,
Hollywood 28, Calif.*
(1954)



Abbott RedXXX Abbott Yellow
*The labels above are the normal issues of color and print in the 78 series


THIS IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY



Abbott Records was started in 1951 (with funding from Sid Abbott, founder/ower of Abbott Drugs), by Fabor Allen Robison (November 3, 1911 - September 1986), a somewhat, and at times, controversial and influential independent record owner and talent scout in the 1950s. Robison played a crucial role in developing the early careers of Jim Reeves, Johnny Horton, the Browns, Mitchell Torok, Floyd Cramer, and others. By December 1953, after negotiations with London Records, a deal was cut for international distribution of the labels Country and Western titles.

Abbott Records was started for the express purpose of recording Johnny Horton. The first ten releases on Abbott all featured Johnny Horton. 4-Star had distribution rights to Abbott Records and Robison was unhappy with 4-Star's distribution of the releases, so he considered peddling Horton's contract to a major label and in mid-1952 Horton was signed to Mercury Records.

Robison also began working as a song hunter for American Music, travelling the country to find new talent and songs. Finding a lot of young talent in Shreveport, Louisiana, home of the KWKH (Radio) Louisiana Hayride. Not only finding some of his best singers, but he also used the studios of KWKH and some of its staff musicians to make his records. These regular studio men included a very young Floyd Cramer, steel guitarist Jimmy Day, and fiddlers "Big Red" and "Little Red" Hayes. Abbott released two # 1 country hits in 1953: "Mexican Joe" by Jim Reeves and "Caribbean" by Mitchell Torok.

As money started to coming in and Robison thought another label would be a wise investment. In October 1953, after having purchased full control of Abbott Records, Robison launched the Fabor label, on which he recorded important sides by the Browns and Ginny Wright. By June 1954, Yvonne Frichie, singer in Ann Jones' All-Girl Western Band, signed to a three-year recording contract with Abbott Records. He soon expanded his recording activities to include his own studio in Southern California, where he used West Coast instrumental greats such as Speedy West and Roy Lanham. Like most independent record owners, Robison ultimately saw most of his biggest finds move onto major labels.

The Radio label was started in 1958 to handle the pop and rock & roll that now overshadowed country music. Some of Robison's Abbott and Fabor artists such as Bonnie Guitar, Ned Miller, Billy Barton and Johnny Russell appeared on the label, but mostly it was young unknown hopefuls. While Robison had no hits with these youngsters, it showed his keen eye and ear for talent as Bobby Lee Trammell, Dickie Podolor, as Ritchie Allen, Bonnie Guitar and Robert Luke Harshman, as Bobby Hart, would have long and significant careers in the music industry.

In 1959, Robison sold his music publishing and some masters to Jamie/Guyden Records. When Robison restarted Fabor in 1962 and scored a giant hit with Ned Miller's 1957 recording of "From A Jack To A King". Then he sold all of Miller's catalog and his contract to Capitol in 1964. He produced Miller again in the late 1960s and then went to Brazil. ("When everything went sour, Robison would disappear for a while" writes Colin Escott in his Bear Family book on Johnny Horton.) In the 1970s or 1980s, he sold off whatever was left (together with some masters he had previously sold elsewhere) to the Shelby Singleton Corporation, (that same Shelby Singleton of Mercury and Smash labels). He died September 1986, Minden, Louisiana







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Numerical listing

Label Number.....Artist - Song Title
ASCAP or BMI Number
(Composer)
Pressing Ref number/s - Location - Date Competed - Time




100A Johnny Horton - Candy Jones
BMI Work #180696
(John Gale "Johnny" Horton - BMI: 14415227)
Hollywood, CA - 1:52 - Notes
100B Johnny Horton - Devilish Lovelight
BMI Work #298859
(John Gale "Johnny" Horton - BMI: 14415227 - Fabor Allen Robison - CAE/IPI: #26291002)
Hollywood, CA - June 1951 - 2:17 - Notes


101A Johnny Horton - Happy Millionaire
BMI:
(John Gale "Johnny" Horton - BMI: 14415227)
- Hollywood, CA - 2:41 -
101B Johnny Horton - Mean Mean Son Of A Gun
BMI: (Barry - Bentler - Davis)
- Hollywood, CA - July 1951 - 2:12 -


102A Johnny Horton - Plaid and Calico
BMI Work #1177901
(Bruce Blalock BMI 13307341 - Wes McWain BMI 18982358)
Also on Abbott 135A and Cormac 1193 - Santa Ana, CA - 2:36 -
102B Bill Thompson's Westerners - Done Roving
(John Gale "Johnny" Horton - BMI: 14415227)
- Hollywood, CA - 1951 - 2:17 - Notes


103A Johnny Horton - Birds and Butterflies
ASCAP: 320051565 - ISWC: T0710572330
(Wes McWain BMI 18982358 - Mitchell L. Tableporter ASCAP 30090632)
- 2:31 -
103B Johnny Horton - Coal Smoke, Valve Oil, And Steam
BMI #222705
(John Gale "Johnny" Horton - BMI: 14415227 - Fabor Allen Robison CAE/IPI #26291002
- 1951 - 2:29 -


104A Johnny Horton - Go And Wash (Those Dirty Feet)
BMI #479793
(John Gale "Johnny" Horton - BMI: 14415227 - Fred Horton - BMI: #14414230)
- Santa Ana, CA - 2:05 -
104B Johnny Horton - In My Home In Shelby County
BMI #717664
(Johnny Horton - Fred Horton - BMI: #14414230)
- Hollywood, CA - September 1951 - 2:11 -


105A Johnny Horton - Shadows On The Old Bayou
BMI #1317551
(John Gale "Johnny" Horton - BMI: 14415227)
- Hollywood, CA - November 1951 - 2:34 -
105B Johnny Horton - Talk Gobbler Talk (Old Gobbler, The Hound Dog)
BMI #1107838
(John Gale "Johnny" Horton - BMI: 14415227 - Fred Horton - BMI: #14414230)
- Hollywood, CA - November 1951 - 2:02 -


106A Johnny Horton - Smokey Joe's Barbeque
BMI #1360584
(John Gale "Johnny" Horton - BMI: 14415227 - Fred Horton - BMI: #14414230)
- Hollywood, CA - 2:24 -
106B Johnny Horton - Words
BMI #1691982
John Gale "Johnny" Horton - BMI: 14415227)
- Hollywood, CA - January 1951 - 2:27 -


107A Johnny Horton - Long Rocky Road
BMI #739316
(John Gale "Johnny" Horton - BMI: 14415227)
- 2:09 -
107B Johnny Horton - On The Banks Of The Beautiful Nile
BMI #1114149
(John Gale "Johnny" Horton - BMI: 14415227)
- December 1951 - 2:24 -


108A Johnny Horton - Betty Lorraine
BMI #109824
(John Gale "Johnny" Horton - BMI: 14415227)
- Hollywood, CA - February 13, 1952 - 2:22 -
108B Johnny Horton and Billy Barton - Somebody's Rockin' My Broken Heart
BMI #1373686
(John Gale "Johnny" Horton - BMI: 14415227)
- Hollywood, CA - March 1952 - 2:27 -


109A Johnny Horton - Rhythm In My Baby's Walk
BMI #1248597
(John Gale "Johnny" Horton - BMI: 14415227)
- Hollywood, CA - February 13, 1952 - 1:25 -
109B Johnny Horton and Billy Barton - Bawlin' Baby
BMI #91372
(Johnny Grimes BMI #12724125 - Fabor Allen Robison CAE/IPI #26291002
- Hollywood, CA - March 1952 - 2:13 -


110A Hillbilly Barton - Strange Affection
BMI #1417317
(Johnny Grimes BMI #12724125)
- 2:22 -
110B Hillbilly Barton - She's A Good Ole Gal
BMI #1323947
(Johnny Grimes BMI #12724125)
- 1952


111A Hillbilly Barton - No Interest (Nothing But A Girl)
BMI #1071296
(Johnny Grimes BMI #12724125 - Fabor Allen Robison CAE/IPI #26291002
-
111B Hillbilly Barton - Never Satisfied
BMI #1056853
(Johnny Grimes BMI #12724125)
- 1952 -


112A Danny Dixon - Funny Book
BMI #453330
(Johnny Grimes BMI #12724125)
-
112B Danny Dixon - Sweater Girl
BMI #1437077
(Danny Dixon CAE/IPI # No Affiliation)
- 1952 - 2:34 -


113A Billy Barton - My Darlin' Liza Lou
BMI #1029561 (Billy Barton - BMI: #2237438)
-
113B Billy Barton - You Made Me Love You
(Not Given)
- 1953 -


114A Bob Davis - My Gal Comes From Heaven
BMI #1031927
(Fred Horton - BMI: #14414230)
- 2:29 -
114B Bob Davis - I'm Lookin' At A Darlin' Angel
(Not Given)
-


115A Jim Reeves - Wagon Load Of Love
BMI #1594844
(Jim Reeves BMI #25604603)
January 1953 - 2:40
115B Jim Reeves - What Were You Doing Last Nite
BMI #1638905
(Jim Reeves BMI #25604603)
January 1953 - 3:00


116A Jim Reeves - I Could Cry
BMI #612317
(Jim Reeves BMI #25604603)
2:56 -
116B Jim Reeves and The Circle O Ranch Boys - Mexican Joe
BMI #982939
(Mitchell Torok - BMI: #30845796)
March 1953 - 2:37 -


117A Billy Barton - Blues In The Blue Of Night
(Billy Barton - BMI: #2237438)
BMI #132845 - 2:29 -
117B Billy Barton - You Will Always Be In My Heart
(Billy Barton - BMI: #2237438 - Fabor Allen Robison CAE/IPI #26291002)
BMI #1721940 - 2:24 -


118A ?
118B ?


119A Wink Lewis - That's Me When I'm With You
(Not Given)
-
119B Wink Lewis - Sahw Bessie
(Not Given)
- 2:26 -


120A ?
120B ?


121A ?
121B ?


122A ?
122B ?


123A ?
123B ?


124A ?
124B ?


125A Freddie Frank with His Trail 80 Round-up Boys - 12,000 Texas Longhorns
BMI #1559818
(Jack Rhodes - BMI #25887947 - J. C. Lile - No Affiliation)
Shreveport, LA - 1952 - 2:24 -
125B Freddie Frank with His Trail 80 Round-up Boys - Off To Parts Unknown
BMI #1100015
(Jack Rhodes BMI #25887947 - Lucille Dean BMI #7666382)
- 3:05 -


126A Curtis Kirk with Red Hayes' Fiddlers - The Little Things You Do
BMI #883604
(Jack Rhodes BMI #25887947 - Gertrude Cox BMI #7017426)
- 1952 - 2:23 -
126B Curtis Kirk with Red Hayes' Fiddlers - I Can't Take It With Me
(Jack Rhodes BMI #25887947)
BMI #611062 - 1952 - 2:30 -


127A ?
127B ?


128A ?
128B ?


129A ?
129B ?


130A Ginny Wright - I Could Still Tell You More
BMI #612675
(Jack Rhodes BMI #25887947)
-
130B Ginny Wright - Please Leave My Darlin' Alone
BMI #1182732
(Jim Reeves BMI #25604603)
-


131A ?
131B ?


132A ?
132B ?


133A ?
133B ?


134A ?
134B ?


135A Johnny Horton - Plaid And Calico
BMI Work #1177901
(Bruce Blalock BMI 13307341 - Wes McWain BMI 18982358)
Also on Abbott 102A and Cormac 1193 - Santa Ana, CA - 2:36 -
135B Johnny Horton - Shadows On The Old Bayou
BMI #13177551
(John Gale "Johnny" Horton - BMI: 14415227)
Also on Dot 15966 - Hollywood, CA -


136A Mitchell Torok - Little Hoo Wee
BMI #880393
(Mitchell Torok - BMI: #30845796)
- 2:32 -
136B Mitchell Torok - Judalina
BMI #778347
(Mitchell Torok - BMI: #30845796)
- 2:28 -


137A Jim Reeves - Butterfly Love
BMI 163580
(Mitchell Torok - BMI: #30845796)
-
137B Jim Reeves - Let Me Love You Just A Little
BMI Work #854865
(Jim Reeves BMI #25604603)
- June 1953 -


138A Curtis Kirk - Oh, So Lonesome Blues
BMI #1103743
(Jack Rhodes BMI #25887947 - Dick Reynolds BMI #25867269)
- 2:41 -
138B Curtis Kirk - Marriage Was Meant For Two
BMI Work #961333
(Jack Rhodes BMI #25887947)
- 2:49 -


139A Bob Stegall - Strong Coffee
BMI #1421929
(Bob Stegall BMI #139098647 - Fay Horton Kirkland BMI #16277884)
-
139B Bob Stegall - Restless One
BMI #1245507
(Bob Stegall BMI #139098647 - Fay Horton Kirkland BMI #16277884)
-


140A Mitchell Torok - Caribbean
BMI #184494
(Mitchell Torok - BMI: #30845796)
- 1953 - 2:20 -
140B Mitchell Torok - Weep Away
BMI #1623778
(Mitchell Torok - BMI: #30845796)
- 1953 - 2:43 (2:39) -


141A Carolyn Bradshaw - Marriage Of Mexican Joe
BMI #961283
(Mitchell Torok - BMI: #30845796)
- 2:28 -
141B Carolyn Bradshaw - Baby, Then You're Catching On
BMI #74339
(Mitchell Torok - BMI: #30845796)
- 2:43 -


142A Floyd Cramer - Dancin' Diane
BMI #274433
(Floyd Cramer Jr. BMI #7034427)
-
142B Floyd Cramer - Little Brown Jug
(Not Given)
-


143A Jim Reeves - El Rancho Del Rio
BMI #366254
(Rex King BMI #16239796 - Tom Perryman BMI #136970750)
- 2:20 -
143B Jim Reeves - It's Hard To Love Just One
BMI #743889
(Slim Willet BMI #32958178 - Fabor Allen Robison CAE/IPI #26291002)
- August 1953 - 2:25 -


144A Billie Jo Moore - I Dess I Dotta Do
BMI #615215
(Jack Rhodes BMI #25887947 - Dick Walker Reynolds BMI #25867269)
- September 1953 -
144B Billie Jo Moore - Too Old For Toys, Too Young For Boys
BMI #1533193
(Jack Rhodes BMI #25887947 - Lucille Dean BMI #7666382)
-


145A Rudy Grayzell - Looking At The Moon, Wishing On A Star
BMI #902228
(Rudy P. Grayzell BMI #12595006)
- 2:50 -
BMI #546645
145B Rudy Grayzell - The Heart That Once Was Mine
(Rudy P. Grayzell BMI #12595006)
- September 1953 - 2:35 -


146A Floyd Cramer - Fancy Pants
BMI #402865
(Floyd Cramer Jr. BMI #7034427)
- 2:34 -
146B Floyd Cramer - Five Foot Two Eyes Of Blue
ASCAP #360030691
(Ray Henderson ASCAP #40155327 - Samuel M. Lewis ASCAP #18008708 - Joseph Young ASCAP #33409211)
- 1953 -


147A Rudy Grayzell - I'm Gone Again
BMI #654892
(Jack Rhodes BMI #25887947 - Lucille Dean BMI #7666382)
-
147B Rudy Grayzell - Bonita, Chiquita
BMI #137021
(Rudy P. Grayzell BMI #12595006)
- November 1953 - 2:33 -


148A Jim Reeves - Bimbo
BMI #117123
(Rod Morris BMI #63968735)
- 2:43 (2:41) -
148B Jim Reeves - Gypsy Heart
BMI #515091
(Jack Rhodes BMI #25887947 - Dick Walker Reynolds BMI #25867269 - Lucille Dean BMI #7666382)
- November 1953 - 2:20 -


149A Willie Caston and The Eveready Gospel Singers - I Claim Jesus
(Not Given)
- 1953 -
149B Willie Caston and The Eveready Gospel Singers - When The Moon Goes Down
(Willie Caston)
- 1953 -


150A Mitchell Torok with Louisiana Hayride Band - Hootchie Kootchie Henry From Hawaii
BMI #584277
(Mitchell Torok - BMI: #30845796)
- 2:37 -
150B Mitchell Torok with Louisiana Hayride Band - Gigolo
BMI #468554
(Mitchell Torok - BMI: #30845796)
-


151A Carolyn Bradshaw - It's Still The Same
BMI #748496
(Carolyn Bradshaw)
-
151B Carolyn Bradshaw - Say No No No
BMI #1295140
(Johnny Grimes)
- 2:22 -


152A T. Tommy Cutrer with Louisiana Hayride Band - Mexico Gal
BMI #983227
(Johnny Grimes)
- 2:38 -
152B T. Tommy Cutrer and Ginny Wright - Wonderful World
BMI #1690604
(T. Tommy Cutrer - B. Amos)
- 2:26 -


153A Carolyn Bradshaw - A Man On The Loose
(Lyle Gaston - Bill McReynolds)
- 2:30 -
153B Carolyn Bradshaw - Flavor Of The Rio
(Not Given)
-


154A Smiley Burnette - Chuggin' On Down 66
BMI #213488
(Smiley Burnette BMI #4626903)
- 2:15 -
154B Smiley Burnette - Mucho Gusto
(Not Given)
-


155A Wanda Wayne - I Cried My Eyes Out Over You
BMI #613206
(Billy Barton - BMI: #2237438)
-
155B Billy Barton - What's The Matter With Me
BMI #1637451
(Billy Barton - BMI: #2237438)
- Feburary 1952 -


156A Mitchell Torok with Louisiana Hayride Band - Edgar The Eager Easter Bunny
BMI #357350
(Mitchell Torok - BMI: #30845796)
-
156B Mitchell Torok with Louisiana Hayride Band - Living On Love
BMI #885661
(Mitchell Torok - BMI: #30845796)
-


157A Rudy Grayzell with Louisiana Hayride Band - It Ain't My Baby (And I Ain't Goona Rock It)
BMI #734828
(Johnny Hicks BMI 14072624 - Jim F. Leisy ASCAP #17729181)
- 2:34 -
157B Rudy Grayzell - Ocean Paradise
BMI #1098326
(Rudy P. Grayzell BMI #12595006)
- March 1957 -


158A Willie Caston - One Of These Mornings
()
-
158B Willie Caston and The Ever Ready Gospel Singers - Jesus I Love To Call Your Name
(Willie Caston)
- 1953 -


159A Floyd Cramer - Jolly Cholly
BMI Work #775225
(Floyd Cramer)
- 2:25 -
159B Floyd Cramer - Oh Suzanna
(Stephen Collins Foster)
- 2:00 -


160A Jim Reeves with Louisiana Hayride Band - Echo Bonita
BMI Work #356187
(Kenny Devine)
- 2:47 -
160B Jim Reeves - Then I'll Stop Loving You
BMI Work #1485618
(Jim Reeves)
- March 1954 - 2:21 -


161A Smiley Burnette - Lazy Locomotive
BMI Work #839001
(Kenny Devine)
- 2:43 -
161B Smiley Burnette - That Long White Line
BMI Work #1478491
(Johnny Harold)
- 2:36 -


162A Mitchell Torok with Louisiana Hayride Band - The Haunting Waterfall
BMI Work #531169
(Mitchell Torok - BMI: #30845796)
-
162B Mitchell Torok with Louisiana Hayride Band - Dancerette
BMI Work #274273
(Mitchell Torok - BMI: #30845796)
-


163A Alvadean Coker - Witches Waltz
BMI #1671374
(Dick Walker Reynolds BMI #25867269)
- 1954 - 2:24 -
163B Alvadean Coker - Sugar Doll
BMI Work #1425772
(Zack Woods - Thelma Woods)
- 2:04 -


164A Jim Reeves - Beatin' On The Ding Dong
BMI Work #95152
(Bob Shelton - Idell Shelton)
- 2:14 -
164B Jim Reeves - My Rambling Heart
BMI Work #1041733
(Don Grashey - Jim Amadeo)
- May 1954 - 2:16 -


165A T. Tommy Cutrer - You're Not The Girl For Me
(Not Given)
-
165B T. Tommy Cutrer - Why Should I Cry
(Not Given)
-


166A Billy Barton and Wanda Wayne - The World Called Love
(Not Given)
-
166B Billy Barton and Wanda Wayne - You're You
(Not Given)
-


167A Alvadean Coker - Funny Little Things
(Not Given)
-
167B Alvadean Coker - Pinnolo
(Not Given)
- 1954


168A Jim Reeves - Padre Of Old San Antone
BMI Work #1146480
(Tim Spencer)
- 2:33 -
168B Jim Reeves - Mother Went A-Walkin'
(Tom Beardin)
- July 1954 -


169A Alvadean Coker - Crying Heart
BMI Work #262529
(Ned Cronk)
- 2:23 -
169B Alvadean Coker - I Sold Out My Heart
(Not Given)
- 1954 -


170A Jim Reeves - I'll Follow You
(Scott Johnson - Robert Scott)
- 2:36 -
170B Jim Reeves - Penny Candy
BMI Work #1163370
(Cal Yeale)
- September 1953 - 2:33 -


171A Sandy Coker and his Coker Band - Meadowlark Melody
(Sandy Coker)
-
171B Sandy Coker and his Coker Band - Toss Over
(Sandy Coker)
- 1954 -


172A Myrna Lorrie and Buddy De Vol - Are You Mine?
BMI Work #54424
(Don Grashey - Jim Amadeo - Myrna Petrunka)
- 2:36 -
172B Myrna Lorrie & De Vol - You Bet I Kissed Him
BMI Work #1710951
(Don Grashey - David Petrunka)
- 2:23 -


173A Laurel & Miles - A Roll In Stone
(Not Given)
-
173B Laurel & Miles - You Fooled Me
(Not Given)
- 1955 -


174A Jim Reeves - The Wilder Your Heart Beats
BMI Work #1673945
(John Meredith)
- 2:12 -
174B Jim Reeves - Where Does A Broken Heart Go
BMI Work #1654917
(Mary Reeves)
- 2:37 -


175A Jimmy Day - Rippin' Out
(Not Given)
-
175B Jimmy Day - Blue Wind
(Not Given)
-


176A Alvadean Coker and The Cokers - We're Gonna Bop
BMI Work #1618379
(Alvadean Coker)
- 2:11 -
176B Alvadean Coker and The Cokers - Do Dee Oodle Dee Do I'm In Love
BMI Work #308755
(Geraldine Coker)
- February 1955 - 2:04 (2:03) -


177A Myrna Lorrie, Buddy De Vol - I'm Your Man
BMI
(Don Grashey - Buddy De Vol)
- 2:34 (2:38) -
177B Myrna Lorrie - Underway
BMI #668923
(Don Grashey - David Petrunka)
- 2:08 -


178A Jim Reeves - Drinking Tequilla
BMI Work #345613
(Bob Center)
- 2:40 -
178B Jim Reeves - Red Eyed and Rowdy
BMI Work #1236395
(Jim Reeves - Tom Perryman)
- 2:22 -


179A Herb Henson and Joyce Yours - Out Of Line
(Not Given)
-
179B Herb Henson and Joyce Yours - The Birds And The Bees
(Not Given)
-


180A Jim Reeves - Tahiti
BMI Work #1446507
(Jim Reeves)
- 1955 - 2:27 -
180B Jim Reeves - Give Me One More Kiss
BMI Work #1122520
(Bob Center)
- 2:31 -


181A Floyd Cramer - Aunt Dinah's Quilting Party
(Not Given)
-
181B Floyd Cramer - Rag-A-Tag
(Not Given)
-


182A Cousin Herb Henson - Old Jalopy
(Jolonsa - Clara Gaspard)
- 2:22 -
182B Cousin Herb Henson - Man Holds Lightning In His Hands
(Carlton Ellis)
- 2:32 -


183A Buddy De Vol - Guilty
(Dan Gashey - Buddy De Vol)
- 2:25 -
183B Buddy De Vol - Mate Of The Wind
(Not Given)
-


184A Jim Reeves and Alvadean Coker - Are You The One
(Don Grashey - Buddy De Vol)
- 2:37 -
184B Jim Reeves and Alvadean Coker - How Many
(Hal Blair - Howard Barnes)
-


185A Myrna Lorrie - Life's Changing Scene
(Don Grashey - Dave Petrunka)
- 2:33 -
185B Myrna Lorrie - Listen To My Heartstrings
(Don Grashey - Roy Coran)
- 2:30 -


186A Jim Reeves - Hillbilly Waltz
(Jim Reeves)
- 2:37 -
186B Jim Reeves - Let Me Remember
(Jim Reeves)
- 2:19 -


187A Myrna Lorrie - Tears And Laughter
(Not Given)
-
187B Myrna Lorrie - Moonshy
(Not Given)
-


188A Dorsey Burnette - Let's Fall In Love
(Dorsey Burnette)
- November 24, 1956 - 2:10 -
188B Dorsey Burnette - The Devil's Queen
(Robert Hyde, Jr - Lewis T. Smith)
- November 24, 1956 - 2:07 -


189A Joe Montgomery - Cool Cat
(Joe Montgomery)
- 1:50 -
189B Joe Montgomery - Walking With Memories
(Not Given)
-


190A Dorsey Burnette - At A Distance
(Lewis T. Smith - Robert Hyde, Jr.)
- Hollywood, CA - February 23, 1957 -
190B Dorsey Burnette - Jungle Magic
(Jack and Mary Gilbert)
- February 23, 1957 -


191A Chuck Mayfield - Four Faces High
(Not Given)
-
191B Chuck Mayfield - My Heart Turned Gypsy
(Not Given)
-


192A Buck Ritchie - Poor Little Me And Big Strong You
(Not Given)
-
192B Buck Ritchie - Only The Moon Man Knows
(Not Given)
-


This ends the above series (Horton's contract was sold to RCA,)
Robison happened to catch the De Castro Sisters (singing, dancing, comic) act, he was looking for new talent, so after signing them, started a new series, just for them.

3001A The De Castro Sisters with the Skip Martin Orchestra - It's Love
(Chuck Gould)
- 2:25 (2:23) -
3001B The De Castro Sisters with the Skip Martin Orchestra - Teach Me Tonight
(Gene de Paul - Sammy Cahn)
- October 1954 - 2:45 (2:44) -
- Notes


3002A The De Castro Sisters - I'm Bewildered
(Herbie Dell - Danny Daniels)
- 2:50 -
3002B The De Castro Sisters - To Say You're Mine
(Shore - Grover - Solis)
- 2:00 -


3003A The De Castro Sisters with the Skip Martin Orchestra)
- Boom, Boom, Boomerang
(Lonnie Coleman)
- 2:10 -
3003B The De Castro Sisters with the Skip Martin Orchestra - Let Your Love Walk Come In
(Joe Greene)
- 1955 - 2:24 -


3004A The De Castro Sisters - If I Ever Fall In Love
(Gene De Paul - Don Raye)
- 2:45 -
3004B The De Castro Sisters - Cuckoo In The Clock
(Johnny Mercer - Walter Donaldson)
- 2:32 -


3005A Betty Blake and Thurl Ravenscroft - Out Of Line
(Not Given)
-
3005B Betty Blake and Thurl Ravenscroft - Are You Mine
(Not Given)
-


3006A Art and Dotty Todd - Busy Signal
(Not Given)
-
3006B Art and Dotty Todd - Oh Honey Why Don't Cha
(Not Given)
-


3007A The De Castro Sisters - Cuban Love Song
(Not Given)
-
3007B The De Castro Sisters - I Can't Escape From You
(Not Given)
-


3008A The De Castro Sisters - Wedding Song
(Not Given)
-
3008B The De Castro Sisters - I'm BeWildered
(Not Given)
-


3009A Paul Lafawn with The Whipporwills - Learning To Love
(Johnny Harper)
- 2:27 -
3009B Paul Lafawn - Mon Cher Ami
(Not Given)
- 1955 -


3010A Brad Marro - A Man Can Only Fly So High
( Wayne Shanklin)
-
3010B Brad Marro - Heart Of Gold
(Not Given)
-


3011A The De Castro Sisters - Too Late Now
(Jack De Silvia)
- 1956 - 2:34 -
3011B The De Castro Sisters - Give Me Time
(Leaner - Lane)
- 1956 - 2:33 -


3012A The De Castro Sisters - Christmas Is A-Comin'
(Gene DePaul - Don Raye)
-
3012B The De Castro Sisters - Snowbound For Christmas
(Al Chorney - Sid Shrager - Hal Schrager)
- 2:50 -


3013A Paul Lefawn with Skip Martin Orchestra - Where Does A Broken Heart Go

(Not Given)
-
3013B Paul Lefawn with Skip Martin Orchestra - Sundown
BMI
(Tex Raye)
- 2:38 - 1955 -


3014A The De Castro Sisters - Rockin' And Rollin' In Hawaii
ASCAP #480041701
(Norman Kaye)
-
3014B The De Castro Sisters - Cry Baby Blues
ASCAP #330112079
(Wayne Shanklin - Al Sherman)
-


3015A The Creel Sisters - I Do Whatta Do
BMI #616186
(Pete McCord)
- 2:01 -
3015B The Creel Sisters - I Got Somebody To Love

(Not Given)
- January 1956 -


This is the last known issue on 78, more were issued on the 45 label, as were all of the above.
Some of the "sound" links are from 45 rpm - which was the same 78 pressings.




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Alvadean Coker, Art and Dotty Todd, Betty Blake, Billy Barton, Billie Jo More (Spears),
Bob Davis, Bob Stegall, Bill Thompson's Westerners, Brad Marro, Buck Ritchie,
Buddy De Vol, Carolyn Bradshaw, Chuck Mayfield, The Cokers, Cousin Herb Henson, The Creel Sisters,
Danny Dixon, The DeCastro Sisters, Dorsey Burnette, Smiley Burnette, The Eveready Gospel Singers, Freddie Frank,
Floyd Cramer, Ginny Wright, Herb Henson, Hillbilly Barton, Jim Reeves, Jimmy Day, Joe Montgomery, Johnny Horton,
Joyce Yours, Louisiana Hayride Band, Laurel & Miles, Mitchell Torok, Myrna Lorrie, Paul Lefawn,
Red Hayes' Fiddlers, Rudy Grayzell, Sandy Coker, Smiley Burnette, T. Tommy Cutrer, Thurl Ravenscroft,
Wanda Wayne, Willie Caston, Wink Lewis









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