BENNY JOY





SINGLES

TRI-DEC 8457 "BIG" JOHN TAYLOR AND HIS GUITAR (feat. Benny Joy) Stompin' / So Lonely1957 US
TRI-DEC 8667 BENNY JOY Spin The Bottle / "Hey"...High School Baby!9/1957 US
DIXIE 45-2001 BENNY JOY Steady With Betty / Spin The Bottle2/1958 US
DIXIE 45-2003 GENE WATSON (feat. Benny Joy) I'll Always Love You / Life's Valley4/1958 US
ANTLER DJ-41X45 (promo) BENNY JOY Crash The Party / Little Red Book4/1958 US
ANTLER 831/2 BENNY JOY Crash The Party / Little Red Book4/1958 US
ANTLER 45-4011 BENNY JOY Crash The Party / Little Red Book5/1958 US
BUCK RAM PRESENTS BRP 1000-1 BENNY JOY - BIG JOHN TAYLOR (a) / BIG JOHN TAYLOR - BENNY JOY (b)  Ittie Bittie Everything / Money, Money1959 US
BUCK RAM PRESENTS 1107 BENNY JOY (a) / BIG JOHN TAYLOR (b) Ittie Bittie Everything / Money-Money7/1959 US
BROADWAY B-1004 (p/s?) BENNY JOY Little Red Book / Crash The Party
(Note: All the 45's in Broadway B-1000 series were issued either with similar picture sleeve [with divergent artist names/song titles and background colors] - or with Broadway Records 45rpm company sleeve)
1959 ITA
BROADWAY B-1020 (p/s) BENNY JOY Ittie Bittie Everything / Money Money1959 ITA
DECCA 31199 BENNY JOY New York - Hey Hey / Sincerely, Your Friend1/1961 US
DECCA 31280 BENNY JOY Birds Of A Feather Fly Together / You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)7/1961 US
DOT 45-16445 BENNY JOY I'm Of No More Use To You Old Earth / Somebody Else's Heartache1963 US
MERCURY 72450 BENJAMIN JOY The Only Woman / Don't Waste Your Love On A Fool Like Me1965 US
RECORD MART BRS 1006 BENNY JOY Crash The Party / ?1978 UK
NORTON JUKEBOX SERIES 867 (co/s) BENNY JOY Little Red Book / Hey High School Baby2003 US
NORTON JUKEBOX SERIES 868 (co/s) BENNY JOY Miss Bobby Sox / Steady With Betty2003 US
NORTON JUKEBOX SERIES 869 (co/s) BENNY JOY Spin The Bottle / Wild Wild Lover2003 US
NORTON JUKEBOX SERIES 870 (co/s) BENNY JOY Crash The Party / Rollin' To The Jukebox Rock2003 US
NORTON 45-147 (p/s) BENNY JOY Button Nose / If I Had You
(prev. unissued 1957 demo recordings)
2009 US




ALBUMS

WHITE LABEL WLP 8803 ROCK-A-BILLY WITH BENNY JOY  (LP)
Rollin' The Jukebox Rock * / Ittie Bittie Everything / Money Money / Miss Bobby Sox * / Rebel Rock * / Crash The Party / Little Red Book / Hey...High School Baby / Talking About It *** / I'm Doubtful Of Your Love ** / Steady With Betty / Spin The Bottle
(*=prev. unissued 1957 Tri-Dec recordings, **=prev. unissued 1958 recordings, ***=prev. unissued 1950s recordings, ****=prev. unissued 1960s recordings)
1978 HOL
WHITE LABEL WLP 8825 MORE ROCK-A-BILLY WITH BENNY JOY  (LP)
Gossip Gossip Gossip *** / Button Nose ** / I'm Gonna Move ** / Kiss Me * / Wild Wild Lover *** / Nosey Nosey Neighbors **** / Cold Cold Woman **** / Hey Boss Man (I Won't Be In Today) *** / Come Back *** / You're A Bundle Of Love ** / Indian Giver **** / Stompin' / She Cryed For Me *** / Dark Angel *** / I Need A Whole Lotta You ***
(*=prev. unissued 1957 Tri-Dec recordings, **=prev. unissued 1958 recordings, ***=prev. unissued 1950s recordings, ****=prev. unissued 1960s recordings)
1981 HOL
COLLECTOR CLCD 4401 ROCKIN' AND ROLLIN' WITH BENNY JOY  (CD)
Rollin' The Jukebox Rock / Ittie Bittie Everything / Money Money / Miss Bobby Sox / Rebel Rock / Crash The Party / Little Red Book / Hey...High School Baby / Talking About It / Steady With Betty / Spin The Bottle / Nosey Nosey Neighbors / Cold Cold Woman / Indian Giver / Gossip, Gossip, Gossip / She Cried For Me / Come Back / Hey...High School Baby (prev. unissued alt. 1958 recording) / I'm Gonna Move / Dark Angel / Wild Wild Lover / Stompin' / Spin The Bottle (alt. version)
1992 HOL
ACE CDCHD 703 CRASH THE ROCKABILLY PARTY  (CD)
Crash The Party / Little Red Book / Miss Bobby Sox / Spin The Bottle / Hey...High School Baby / Steady With Betty / Ittie Bittie Everything / Rollin' To The Jukebox Rock / Kiss Me / I'm Gonna Move / Button Nose / Bundle Of Love / In Study Hall * / Rebel Rock / Gossip, Gossip, Gossip / I'll Never Have The One I Love ** / Cutie Pie ** / A Dream, A Hope And A Love ** / Come Back / Stompin' / She Cried For Me / Dearest Darling ** / Don't Boo Hoo Mary Lou ** / Hold My Hand ** / Wild Wild Lover / Money, Money / Hey...High School Baby (alt. version) / Crash The Party (alt. version) **
(*= prev. unissued 1957 Tri-Dec recordings, **= other prev. unissued recordings)
1998 UK
FOLKLINE ? (bootleg) ROCKABILLY JOY!  (CD)
I'm Gonna Move / Come Back / Hold My Hand / Ittie Bittie Everything / Bundle Of Love / A Dream, A Hope And A Love / Cold, Cold Woman / Big John Taylor: Stompin' (instr.) / Button Nose / Crash The Party / Spin The Bottle (original take) / Spin The Bottle (drums overdubbed) / Cutie Pie / Dearest Darling / Talking About It / Don't Boo Hoo Mary Lou / Big John Taylor: Money Money (instr.) / Indian Giver / Little Red Book / Kiss Me / Hey High School Baby / I'll Never Have The One I Love / Gossip, Gossip, Gossip / Miss Bobby Sox / Steady With Betty / In Study Hall / Wild Wild Lover / Big John Taylor: Rebel Rock (instr.) / She Cried For Me / Rollin' To The Jukebox Rock / Dark Angel
200?
NORTON ED 346 CRASH THE PARTY  (LP)
Crash The Party / Little Girl Little Girl (prev. unissued) / Wild Wild Lover / Stompin' / You're A Bundle Of Love (prev. unissued) / Steady With Betty / In Study Hall / Miss Bobby Sox (prev. unissued) / Button Nose / Ittie Bittie Everything / Memory Of Memories (prev. unissued) / I Remember Darling (prev. unissued) / We'll Meet Again (prev. unissued) / Don't Forget About Me (prev. unissued) / Spin The Bottle
2009 US
NORTON ED 347 ROLLIN' TO THE JUKEBOX ROCK  (LP)
Rollin' To The Jukebox Rock / Hey High School Baby / Let's Be Friends (prev. unissued) / If I Had You (prev. unissued) / Money Money / Talkin' About It / If You Were Mine (prev. unissued) / Ittie Bittie Everything (prev. unissued) / Little Red Book / Crash The Party (prev. unissued) / Forever Now Or Never (prev. unissued) / Gossip Gossip Gossip / I'm Doubtful Of Your Love / Hold My Hand / She Cried For Me
2009 US
NORTON ED 348 I'M GONNA MOVE  (LP)
I'm Gonna Move / Wild Wild Lover (prev. unissued) / Nowhere (prev. unissued) / Crash The Party / Hey High School Baby (prev. unissued) / I Really Really Care (prev. unissued) / Miss Bobby Sox / Kiss Me (prev. unissued) / Spin The Bottle / Don't Boo Hoo Mary Lou / If You Were Mine (prev. unissued) / Lucky Little Old Me (prev. unissued) / The Only One (prev. unissued) / Night Owl (prev. unissued)
2009 US
NORTON ED 349 WILD WILD LOVER  (LP)
Wild Wild Lover (prev. unissued) / Come Back / I'll Never Have The One I Love / Hey High School Baby / Rollin' To The Jukebox Rock (prev. unissued) / A Dream, A Hope, A Love / Button Nose (prev. unissued) / Cutie Pie / I'm Doubtful Of Your Love (prev. unissued) / Dearest Darling / You're A Bundle Of Love / Kiss Me / I'm Gonna Move (prev. unissued) / Rebel Rock
2009 US
NORTON ED 350 LOVE ZONE  (LP)
Love Zone (prev. unissued) / Instead Of Me (prev. unissued) / I'll Never Have The One I Love (prev. unissued) / Only Time Will Tell (prev. unissued) / (What'll I Do) Call The Zoo (prev. unissued) / Follow Your Heart (prev. unissued) / I Never Want To See You Again (prev. unissued) / Eyes of Tears (prev. unissued) / Bring Me Back My Love (prev. unissued) / Only Time Will Tell (prev. unissued) / Forever Now Or Never (prev. unissued) / How Could Something So Good Turn Out So Bad (prev. unissued) / Give Me back My Heart (prev. unissued) / Queen Of My Heart (prev. unissued) / Touchdown (prev. unissued)
2009 US
NORTON CED 351 CRASH THE PARTY  (3-CD)
Crash The Party / Little Girl, Little Girl / Wild Wild Lover / Stompin' / Bundle Of Love / Steady With Betty / In Study Hall / Miss Bobby Sox / Button Nose / Ittie Bittie Everything / Memory Of Memories / I Remember Darling / We'll Meet Again / Don't Forget About Me / Spin The Bottle / Rollin' To The Jukebox Rock / Hey...High School Baby / Let's Be Friends / If I Had You / Money Money / Night Owl / Talkin' About It / If You Were Mine / Ittie Bittie Everything / Little Red Book / Crash The Party / Forever, Now Or Never / Gossip Gossip Gossip / I'm Doubtful / Of Your Love / Hold My Hand / She Cried For Me / I'm Gonna Move / Wild Wild Lover / Nowhere / Crash The Party (long version) / Hey...High School Baby / I Really Really Care / Miss Bobby Sox / Kiss Me / Spin The Bottle / Steady WIth Betty / Don't Make A Fool Of Me Baby / Don't Boo Hoo Mary Lou / If You Were Mine / Lucky Little Old Me / The Only One / Wild Wild Lover / Come Back / I'll Never Have The One I Love / Hey...High School Baby / Rollin' To The Jukebox Rock / A Dream, A Hope, A Love / Button Nose / Cutie Pie / I'm Doubtful Of Your Love / Dearest Darling / Bundle Of Love / Kiss Me / Gypsy Woman / I'm Gonna Move / Rebel Rock / Love Zone / Instead Of Me / I'll Never Have The One I Love / Only Time Will Tell / Only Time Will Tell / (What'll I Do) Call The Zoo / Follow Your Heart / I Never Want To See You Again / Eyes Of Tears / Bring Me Back My Love / Only Time Will Tell #2 / Forever, Now Or Never / How Could Someone So Good (Turn Out So Bad) / Give Me Back My Heart / Touchdown
2009 US




COMPILATIONS

BROADWAY LP 3002 V/A: FESTIVAL OF AMERICAN SONGS  (LP)
Crash The Party / Little Red Book / Ittie Bittie Everything / Money Money / Lonely Boy  
(the last track recorded in Italy in 1959)
1959 ITA
DECCA ED 9-38292 (p/s) V/A: DATESETTERS 1961  (7" EP)
Sincerely, Your Friend  (promotional EP from Chemcell & Arnel fabrics)
1961 US/CAN 
COLLECTOR LP 1018 V/A: ORIGINAL ROCK  (LP)
Little Red Book / Crash The Party
1973 HOL
GUSTO LP 5017X V/A: DIXIE STARDAY ROCKABILLYS, VOL.1  (LP)
Spin The Bottle
1979 US
GUSTO LP 5031X V/A: DIXIE STARDAY ROCKABILLYS, VOL.2  (LP)
Steady With Betty
1979 US
ACE CH 18 V/A: KINGS OF ROCKABILLY, VOL.1  (10" LP)
Spin The Bottle
1980 UK
WHITE LABEL WLP 8815 V/A: 10 YEARS COLLECTOR RECORDS  (LP)
Spin The Bottle (prev. unissued alt. version)
1980 HOL
WHITE LABEL WLP 8829 V/A: WILD ROCKIN'  (LP)
Life's Valley (Gene Watson with Benny Joy)
1981 HOL
ACE/CASCADE DROP 1003 V/A: 20 GREAT ROCKABILLY HITS OF THE 50'S  (LP/CD)
Spin The Bottle
1983 UK
ACE CHD/CDCHD 191 V/A: ROCKABILLY SHAKEOUT  (LP/CD)
Spin The Bottle
1986/1992 UK 
CLUB LP 011 V/A: GRAB THIS AND DANCE, VOL.11  (LP)
Button Nose
1993 UK
CLUB LP 016 V/A: GRAB THIS AND DANCE, VOL.16  (LP)
Miss Bobby Sox / Rollin' The Juke Box Rock (prev. unissued 1957 Tri-Dec rec.)
19?? UK
CLUB LP 023 V/A: GRAB THIS AND DANCE, VOL.23  (LP)
You're A Bundle Of Love
19?? UK
CLUB PR LP 001 V/A: PURE ROCKABILLY, VOL.1  (LP)
Steady With Betty
1994 UK
CLUB PR LP 002 V/A: PURE ROCKABILLY, VOL.2  (LP)
Little Red Book
1994 UK
HERO HEROCD 001 V/A: SHAGGERMAN ROCK & ROLL  (CD)
Wild, Wild Lover
1994
CLUB WWR LP 001 V/A: WILD WILD ROCKIN', VOL.1  (LP)
Wild, Wild Lover
1995 UK
LUCKY CD 805 V/A: ROCKABILLY GOLD, VOL.5  (CD)
Wild, Wild Lover
1996 UK
VLADIMIR TWIST LP 6906 V/A: LIKE NOTHING YOUR EARS HAVE EVER HEARD, VOL.6  (LP)
Wild, Wild Lover
1996
BIG E LP 001 V/A: KUSTOM MADE ROCK-A-BILLY, VOL.1  (LP)
Crash The Party (alt. version)
1998 US
TRUE BLUE ROCKABILLY CD 001 V/A: TRUE BLUE ROCKABILLY, VOL.1  (CD)
Steady With Betty
19??
CASH CS 01 V/A: CASH ON THE BARRELHEAD  (CD)
Dark Angel
19?? US
ACE CDCHD 763 V/A: ROCK ALL NIGHT!  (LP)
Bundle Of Love
2000 UK
BOP-A-RAMA LP 004 V/A: BIG NOISE FROM THE PLANET BOP, VOL.4  (LP)
Steady With Betty
2000 UK
LOST GOLD CD 5698 V/A: 32 ORIGINAL HISTORIC ROCKABILLY CLASSICS, VOL.4  (CD)
Steady With Betty
2001 US
YEAAH! CD 22 V/A: ROCKABILLY RARITIES, VOL.4  (CD)
Steady With Betty
2001 UK
COLLECTOR CLCD 4472 V/A: MISTY ROCKIN' NIGHTS  (CD)
Dark Angel / Wild, Wild Lover
2002 HOL
B-SHARP 666/5 V/A: NASTY ROCKABILLY, VOL.4  (LP)
Spin The Bottle (alt. version)
200?
YEAAH! 509 V/A: TEEN TOWN U.S.A., VOL.9  (CD)
Birds Of A Feather Fly Together
2004 UK
COLLECTOR CLCD 4488 V/A: I'M GONNA ROCK ON YOU  (CD)
Steady With Betty (alt. version) / Hey...High School Baby (alt. version)
2005 HOL
NORTON ED/CED 312 V/A: KICKSVILLE! VOL.3 - RAW ROCKABILLY ACETATES  (LP/CD)
Little Girl, Little Girl (unissued) / You're A Bundle Of Love
2005 US
GOLDEN STARS GSS 5374 V/A: ROCKIN' HEPCAT ROCKABILLY  (3-CD)
Steady with Betty
2005 POR
RHINO/WEA 73346 V/A: ROCKIN' BONES - 1950S PUNK & ROCKABILLY  (4-CD)
Spin The Bottle
2006 US


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Marko Veijalainen

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | Let The Good Times Rock! (Bill Millar, 2004) | Blues News 3/2000 | Kicks #3 (1983) | Too Much Noise #25 (2/1989) | R.O.C.K. 2/1990 (article by Erling Larsson)

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