Saturday, February 13, 2016

Bob Riley







By Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst with help of oldwax.blogspot.com
SESSIONS


1956 or 1957 Radox Studio, Boston, MA - Bob Riley and The Atoms
001 ROCK’N’ROLL MAMA acetate/Eagle EA-R 90203
002 FOUR BUTTON SUIT  acetate/Eagle EA-R 90203
EAGLE EA-R 90203 RARE FIFTIES BOSTON ROCKABLLY, VOL. 1 (GER, 1994)
August 1957 prob. Boston, MA – Bob Riley (orch. Cond. By Vinny Parlay)
003 MB-9980 BABY SITTEN Dot 45-15625
004 MB-9981 WITHOUT YOUR LOVE Dot 45-15625
December 1957 prob. Boston, MA – Bob Riley (orch. Cond. By Vinny Parlay)
005 57-XY-730/57-S-730 WANDA JEAN  K 12612
006 57-XY-731/57-S-731 THE MIDNIGHT LINE K 12612/BB-CD 55012 BT 5703 JASMCD 796
BUFFALO BOP BB-CD 55012 HOBO BOP (GER, 1993); BIG TONE BT 5703 MGM ROCKABILLIES VOL.1  (UK, 1993); JASMINE JASMCD 796 MGM ROCKABILLY COLLECTION VOL.1 (UK, 2014)
Ca May 1958 unknown – Bob Riley (orch. Dir. By Dick Jacobs)
007 105013 MR. BLUEBIRD  Coral 9-62002
008 105014 I WAITED Coral 9-62002
April 1959 unknown – Bob Riley (orch. Dir. By Dick Jacobs)
009 107145 BLUE GUITAR WALTZ  9-62125
010 107146 I THINK IT’S A SHAME (THEY DON’T CARE) 9-62125
Late 1960 poss. Boston, MA – Bob Riley
011 ZTSP 65709 BIG DOG York 45-805
012 I’LL WIN YOU BACK AGAIN  York 45-805
Spring 1961 unknown – Bob Riley
013 TB 100 WEEKEND VACATION Tibor 45-4500
014 MEMORIES OF HOME  Tibor 45-4500
1960 unknown – Bob Riley
015 BOLL WEEVIL  Diplomat FM 2265
016 PAPER OF PINS  Diplomat FM 2265
017 FROGGY WENT A COURTIN'  Diplomat FM 2265
018 COCKLES AND MUSSELS  Diplomat FM 2265
019 DOWN IN THE VALLEY  Diplomat FM 2265
020 IRENE GOOD NIGHT  Diplomat FM 2265
021 JESSE JAMES  Diplomat FM 2265
022 SHENANDOAH  Diplomat FM 2265
023 FOGGY FOGGY DEW  Diplomat FM 2265
024 ERIE CANAL  Diplomat FM 2265
025 JOHN HENRY  Diplomat FM 2265
026 SCARLET RIBBONS  Diplomat FM 2265
Tracks above are posssibly by different artist
1965 unknown – Bob Riley and His Magic Guitar
027 200,377 RED ROSES FOR A BLUE LADY Vikim 45-7661
028 200,378 BLUE SUEDE SHOES  Vikim 45-7661
Ca 1971 Nashville, TN – Bob Riley and His Fabulous Nashville Sounds
029 FAR AWAY PLACES  Fleetwood FL 51971
030 STRABRITE Fleetwood FL 51971
Unknown info – Bob Riley
TO THE AISLE*
*Info from oldweax.blogspot.com, possibly different person


ALBUMS
Diplomat  FM 2265 Bob Riley Sings America’s Great Folksongs: Boll Weevil; Paper Of Pins; Froggy Went A Courtin'; Cockles And Mussels; Down In The Valley; Irene Good Night; Jesse James; Shenandoah; Foggy Foggy Dew; Erie Canal; John Henry; Scarlet Ribbons – 6-  (posssibly different artist. Also on Spin-O-Rama SP 174)

SINGLES
Dot (1957)
45-15625 Without Your Love / Baby Sitten – 08-57 (rev. Sept. 2)
MGM (1957)
K 12612 The Midnight Line / Wanda Jean – 03-58 (rev. March 17)
Coral  (1958-59)
9-62002 I Waited / Mr. Bluebird  - 06-58 (rev. June 23)
9-62125 I Think It’s A Shame (They Don’t Care) / Blue Guitar Waltz – 06-59 (rev. June 22)
York (1960)
45-805 Big Dog / I’ll Win You Back Again – 01-61
Tibor (1961)
45-4500 Weekend Vacation / Memories Of Home – 06-61 (rev. June 19)
Vikim (1965)
45-7661 Red Roses For A Blue Lady / Blue Suede Shoes – 65
Fleetwood (1971?)
FL 51971 Far Away Places / Starbrite – ca 19-05-71

1 comment:

  1. Hi Frank! Bob Riley is my dad, we lost him in Oct 2015. It's amazing to see this list! FYI the folk songs in the sessions section Boll Weevil etc are indeed him, it was the session for the Folk album listed under albums, it was released with a couple of titles. Great to see all of this:)

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