Early Bill Haley

Here are all of the Bill Haley recordings I have
in my collection of 78 RPM records. I don't collect Rock
And Roll records but I did, for some reason, pick up
Bill Haley records if I came across one or two. Maybe
because his records were my first contact with Rock And
Roll back in 1954 or 1955. I'm sure younger people find
them very dated but what a revelation they were after things like
(How Much Is) That Doggie In The Window
and The Naughty Lady Of Shady Lane.
You really had to be there to appreciate that!!
Click on label to view full size. Click on title to listen.
I put the generally accepted year of recording after the catalog number.
Recording information is sketchy at best until Decca entered the picture.

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  Cowboy CR-1202 (1949)
  Bill Haley and The 4 Aces Of Western Swing
  Tennessee Border
  The label says Vocal Duet but the only vocalist is Barney Barnard
  Cowboy CR-1202 (1949)
  Bill Haley and The 4 Aces Of Western Swing
  Candy Kisses
  The label says Vocal Duet but the only vocalist is Bill Haley
  Atlantic 727 (1950)
  Bill Haley and His Saddlemen
  I'm Gonna Dry Ev'ry Tear With A Kiss
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Atlantic 727 (1950)
  Bill Haley and His Saddlemen
  Why Do I Cry Over You?
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Holiday 108 (1951)
  Bill Haley and The Saddlemen
  Green Tree Boogie
  Vocal by Bill Haley and The Saddlemen
  Holiday 108 (1951)
  Bill Haley and The Saddlemen
  Down Deep In My Heart
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Holiday 110 (August 1951)
  Bill and Loretta and The Saddlemen
  I'm Crying
  Vocal Duet by Bill Haley and Loretta Glendenning
  Holiday 110 (August 1951)
  Bill and Loretta with The Saddlemen
  Pretty Baby
  Vocal Duet by Bill Haley and Loretta Glendenning
  Essex 303 (April 1952)
  Bill Haley with The Saddlemen
  Icy Heart
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Essex 303 (April 1952)
  Bill Haley with The Saddlemen
  Rock The Joint
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Essex 305 (1952)
  Bill Haley with The Saddlemen
  Dance With A Dolly (With A Hole In Her Stockin')
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Essex 305 (1952)
  Bill Haley with The Saddlemen
  Rocking Chair On The Moon
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Essex 310 (1952)
  Bill Haley with Haley's Comets
  Stop Beatin' Round The Mulberry Bush
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Essex 310 (1952)
  Bill Haley with Haley's Comets
  Real Rock Drive
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Essex 321 (1953)
  Bill Haley with Haley's Comets
  Crazy Man, Crazy
  Vocal by Bill Haley and The Comets
  Essex 321 (1953)
  Bill Haley with Haley's Comets
  Whatcha Gonna Do
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Essex 327 (1953)
  Bill Haley with Haley's Comets
  Pat-A-Cake
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Essex 327 (1953)
  Bill Haley with Haley's Comets
  Fractured
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Essex 332 (1953)
  Bill Haley with Haley's Comets
  Live It Up!
  Vocal by Bill Haley and The Comets
  Essex 332 (1953)
  Bill Haley with Haley's Comets
  Farewell - So Long - Good-Bye
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Essex 340 (1953)
  Bill Haley and His Comets
  I'll Be True
  Vocal by Bill Haley and The Comets
  Essex 340 (1953)
  Bill Haley and His Comets
  Ten Little Indians
  Vocal by Bill Haley and The Comets
  Essex 348 (1954)
  Bill Haley and Haley's Comets
  Chattanooga Choo-Choo
  Vocal by Bill Haley with Additional Vocal Backing
  Essex 348 (1954)
  Bill Haley and Haley's Comets
  Straight-Jacket - Title repeated 56-1/2 times!! - Enough to put YOU in a straight-jacket!
  Vocal by Bill Haley and The Comets
  Essex 381 - Reissue from Holiday 108-A (1951)
  Bill Haley with Haley's Comets
  Green Tree Boogie
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Essex 381 - Reissue from Holiday 105-A (June 14 1951)
  Bill Haley with Haley's Comets
  Rocket "88"
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Decca 29552 (May 10 1955)
  Bill Haley and his Comets
  Two Hound Dogs
  Vocal by Bill Haley and The Comets
  Decca 29552 (May 10 1955)
  Bill Haley and his Comets
  Razzle-Dazzle
  Vocal by Bill Haley and The Comets

Here are a few I found on YouTube. The records, the recordings
and the label scans are not mine although I did some editing.

  Cowboy CR-1201-A (1948)
  Bill Haley and the 4 Aces Of Western Swing
  Too Many Parties And Too Many Pals
  Vocal by Tex King
  Cowboy CR-1201-B (1948)
  Bill Haley and the 4 Aces Of Western Swing
  Four Leaf Clover Blues
  Vocal by Bill Haley and Barney Barnard
  Center C-102 (1949)
  Johnny Clifton and his String Band
  Loveless Blues
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Center C-102 (1949)
  Johnny Clifton and his String Band
  Stand Up And Be Counted
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Cowboy CR-1701-A (1950)
  Reno Browne and her Buckaroos
  My Sweet Little Girl From Nevada
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Cowboy CR-1701-B (1950)
  Reno Browne and her Buckaroos
  My Palomino And I
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Keystone 5101-A (1950)
  Bill Haley and The Saddle Men
  Deal Me A Hand
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Keystone 5101-B (1950)
  Bill Haley and The Saddle Men
  Ten Gallon Stetson
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Keystone 5102-A (1950)
  Bill Haley and The Saddle Men
  Susan Van Dusan
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Keystone 5102-B (1950)
  Bill Haley and The Saddle Men
  I'm Not To Blame
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Holiday 113 (January 1952)
  Bill Haley with The Saddlemen
  Juke Box Cannonball
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  Holiday 113 (January 1952)
  Bill Haley with The Saddlemen
  Sundown Boogie
  Vocal by Bill Haley
  (1953)
  Bill Haley and his Comets
  Yes, Indeed! (Two Versions)
  Vocal by Bill Haley

I had no idea where to put the next few so they ended up here. As good a place as any, I guess.

  RCA Victor 20-2783-A
  Jazz Gillum
  Gonna Take My Rap
  Vocal by Jazz Gillum
  RCA Victor 20-2783-B
  Jazz Gillum
  Chauffer Blues
  Vocal by Jazz Gillum
  RCA Victor 20-4572
  Big Boy Crudup
  Mr. So And So
  Vocal by Big Boy Crudup
  RCA Victor 20-4572
  Big Boy Crudup
  Goin' Back To Georgia
  Vocal by Big Boy Crudup

Here are a couple of jukebox records. Remember when jukeboxs played 78s? Now they
are all digital and play from CDs. And since they are digital the sound never changes.
The popular record sides used to wear from repeated playing. It was not uncommon to
find a jukebox record that was very worn on one side and about pristine on the other side. \
Here are a couple by Elvis Presley.

  RCA Victor 20-6357 (Sun recording - Jul 21 1955 - Original release Sun 223)
  Elvis Presley With Scotty and Bill
  I Forgot To Remember To Forget
  Vocal by Elvis Presley
  RCA Victor 20-6357 (Sun recording - Jul 21 1955 - Original release Sun 223)
  Elvis Presley With Scotty and Bill
  Mystery Train
  Vocal by Elvis Presley
  RCA Victor 20-6420 (RCA Victor recording - Jan 11 1956)
  Elvis Presley
  Heartbreak Hotel
  Vocal by Elvis Presley
  RCA Victor 20-6420 (RCA Victor recording - Jan 11 1956)
  Elvis Presley
  I Was The One
  Vocal by Elvis Presley

Here is one I completely forgot I had. I thought it was inane when it came out. My judgement hasn't changed.
As far as I know this is the original release. I have no idea where this copy came from.

  Luniverse 101
  Buchanan and Goodman
  The Flying Saucer - Parts 1&2
  Vocal by Buchanan and Goodman



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