THE NORTHERN LIGHTS / THE BUSTERS





SINGLES

PATT 058 THE NORTHERN LIGHTSAll Alone / Summertime1960 US
PATT 059 FRED COLE AND THE NORTHERN LIGHTS  Please Love Me Now / Swirl1960 US
ARLEN 735 THE BUSTERSBust Out / Astronaut's
(a-side Billboard/pop #25)
1963 US
W&G WG-S-1714 THE BUSTERSBust Out / Astronauts1963 AUS 
ARLEN 740 THE BUSTERSAll American Surfer / Pine Tree Hop1963 US
STATESIDE SS 231 THE BUSTERSBust Out / Astronaut's1963 UK
ARLEN 745 THE BUSTERSHeartaches / Torrid Zone1964 US
NORK 79907 THE TROPHIESWalking The Dog / Somethin' Else1964 US
KAPP 714 THE TROPHIESBaby Doesn't Live Here Anymore / Everywhere I Go1965 US
SALEM SR-003 THE ESQUIRESShake A Tail Feather / Down The Track1965 US
KAPP 750 THE TROPHIESLeave My Girl Alone / You're The Queen1966 US
CAMEO 430 THE BOLDGotta Get Some / Robin Hood1966 US
DYNO VOICE 232 STEVE WALKER & THE BOLDThe Train Kept A Rollin' / Found What I Was Looking For1967 US
UNITED ARTISTS (SILVER SPOTLIGHT SERIES) 0145   THE BUSTERSBust Out / (reverse by The Tune Rockers: Green Mosquito)1973 US




ALBUMS

PATT LP 101 THE NORTHERN LIGHTS: COLLEGE HOP  (LP)
St. Louis Blues / Typhoid / Slick Chick / Blue Meteor Rock / Do You Know (vocal by Fred Cole) / Please Love Me Now (vocal by Fred Cole) / Sapphire Rock / Rockin' Piper / Deep Red / Age For Love (vocal by John Chappell) / Shortnin' Bread / Talk About Love (vocal by John Chappell)
1960 US
ABC ABCS 705 THE BOLD: THE BOLD  (LP)
All I Really Want To Do / For What Its Worth / It's All Over Now Baby Blue / Free Fugue / Child Of Love / Words Don't Make It / Friendly Smile ...
1969 US
PATT ? THE NORTHERN LIGHTS: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION 1956-1963  (CD)
Bust Out / Astronaut's / Sapphire Rock / The Swirl / Do You Know / All Alone / Summertime / Rockin' Piper / Frankenstein #9 / Please Love Me Now / Slick Chick / Typhoid / Talk About Love / Let's Rock / Blue Meteor Rock / St. Louis Blues / Age For Love / Hear Me Cry / Shortnin' Bread / Deep Red
19?? US
MISTY LANE CD ? THE BOLD: GOTTA GET SOME  (CD)
2003 US
MISTY LANE CD ? THE BOLD: LULLABY OPUS FOUR  (CD)
2003 US




COMPILATIONS

UNART S 21022 V/A: SOUL OLDIES, VOL.1  (LP)
The Busters: Bust Out
1967 US
BIG H 79104 V/A: VINTAGE ROCK'N'ROLL COLLECTOR'S ITEMS, VOL.4  (LP)
The Busters: Astronaut's
1979
BFD BFD-5026 V/A: PEBBLES, VOL.9  (LP)
The Bold: Gotta Get Some
1980 US
LINE OLLP 5322 V/A: MINDROCKER, VOL.11  (LP)
The Bold: Gotta Get Some
1984 GER
MONSTER A Go-GO JM 13 V/A: SONGS WE TAUGHT THE CRAMPS : 16 CRAMPS CLASSICS BY THE ORIGINAL ARTISTS  (LP) 
The Busters: Bust Out
1985
WHITE LABEL LP 8906 V/A: COLLEGE HOP : REAL '50S BOPPERS  (LP)
The Northern Lights: Slick Chick / Shortnin' Bread / Typhoid
1986 HOL
EAST SIDE DIGITAL ESD 80252 V/A: PEBBLES, VOL.1  (CD)
The Bold: Gotta Get Some
1989 US
SURFVILLE 1002 V/A: SURFIN' U.S.A.  (LP)
The Busters: Bust Out
1980 UK?
WAY BACK MMLP/MMCD 66002 V/A: SONGS WE TAUGHT THE FUZZTONES  (LP/CD)
The Bold: Gotta Get Some
1990/1993 GER 
BORN BAD BB 003 V/A: BORN BAD, VOL.3  (LP/CD)
The Busters: Bust Out
1991/1998 UK
ARCHIVE INTERNATIONAL
PRODUCTIONS AIPCD 5027
V/A: PEBBLES, VOL.10  (CD)
The Bold: Gotta Get Some / Steve Walker & The Bold: The Train Kept A Rollin'
1997 US
COLLECTOR CLCD 4448 V/A: FRANTIC EARLY ROCK INSTRUMENTALS  (CD)
The Northern Lights: Slick Chick
1998 HOL
PUNCH!/X-RAY RECORDS HPCUSLP 001   V/A: HOCUS POCUS - 14 SCORCHIN' ROCKERS & NUTSO R'N'B! VOL.1  (LP)
Freddie Cole & The Northern Lights: Swirl
19??
STCTU 001 V/A: SONGS THE CRAMPS TAUGHT US, VOL.1  (CD)
The Busters: Bust Out
2002


The line-ups:

The Midnight Rockers
1956: John Kawecki:gtr, John Kozik:bs, Don Gates Jr.:dms
1957: John Kawecki:ld.gtr/vcl, Jack Baker:gtr, John Kozic:bs/vcl, Don Gates Jr.:dms

The Sapphires
1957: John Kawecki:ld.gtr/vcl, Jack Baker:gtr, Richard Knower:sax, John Kozik:bs/vcl, Don Gates Jr.:dms
1958: John Kawecki:gtr/vcl, Alan Orkins:ld.gtr, Jack Baker:gtr, Richard Knower:sax, John Kozic:bs/vcl, Don Gates Jr.:dms

The Northern Lights
1958: John Kawecki:gtr/vcl, Alan Orkins:ld.gtr, Jack Baker:gtr, Richard Knower:sax, John Kozic:bs/vcl, Don Gates Jr.:dms
1959: John Kawecki:gtr/vcl, Jack Baker:gtr, John Chappell:gtr/vcl, Richard Knower:sax, John Kozic:bs/vcl, Don Gates Jr.:dms
1960: Alan Orkins:ld.gtr, John Chappell:gtr/vcl, Freddie Cole:gtr/vcl, Al Marczyk:sax, Jack Baker:bs, Fran Parda:dms
1960 LP line-up: John Chappell:gtr/vcl, Freddie Cole:gtr/vcl, Al Marczyk:sax, Phil Madderson:tp, Jack Baker:bs, Fran Parda:dms
1961: George Leh:vcl, Bob Rider:gtr, Fran Smith:gtr, Al Marczyk:sax, Phil Madderson:tp, Jack Baker:bs, Fran Parda:dms

The Busters
1963 (touring line-up): Dick LaFrenier:gtr, Chuck Bently/Hartley E. Hermanson III:sax, Richard Eriksen:el.pno, Jack Baker:bs, Fran Parda:dms

The Trophies
1964: Wayne Harvey:vcl/rh.gtr, Thomas Howes:ld.gtr, Richard Eriksen:pno, Paul Olbum:bs, John Dunham:dms
1965: Wayne Harvey:vcl/rh.gtr, Thomas Howes:ld.gtr, Richard Eriksen:bs, John Dunham:dms

The Esquires / The Bold
1965: Steve Walker:vcl, Bob LaPalm:gtr, Richard LaFrenier:gtr, Tim Griffin:dms etc.



                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Richard Eriksen

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | Rare Record Price Guide 2004 (Record Collector, 2002) | Billboard Top 100 Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1994) | Music Master Price Guide For Record Collectors (Nick Hamlyn, 1991)

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