EDDIE BERTRAND





SINGLES

ARVEE 5034 THE BELAIRS Mr. Moto / Little Brown Jug  1961 US 
SPARTON 1070R  THE BELAIRS Mr. Moto / Little Brown Jug  1961 CAN 
ARVEE 5054 THE BELAIRS Volcanic Action / Runaway1962 US
TRIUMPH 54 THE BELAIRS Kami-Kaze / Vampire1963 US
LIBERTY 55566 EDDIE & THE SHOWMEN Toes On The Nose / Border Town 4/1963 US
LIBERTY 55608 EDDIE & THE SHOWMEN Squad Car / Scratch 7/1963 US
LIBERTY 55659 EDDIE & THE SHOWMEN   Movin' / Mr. Rebel 12/1963 US 
LIBERTY 55695 EDDIE & THE SHOWMEN Lanky Bones / Far Away Places 5/1964 US
LIBERTY 55720 EDDIE & THE SHOWMEN We Are The Young / Young And Lively   8/1964 US 




EP'S

MOXIE M-1031 (p/s)  SHOWTIME WITH EDDIE & THE SHOWMEN - 6 PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED CUTS   
Just Look / Sheila / Theme 1 (= We Are The Young, instr.) / Come On Babe / Walking The Dog / Danny Boy 
1980 US 




ALBUMS

ILOKI I-1007 THE BELAIRS: THE ORIGINS OF SURF MUSIC 1960-1963  (LP)
(early home recordings:) The Crawler / Stung / Peter Gunn / It Was I / Mr. Moto / (the Liberty session:) Mr. Moto (single version) / Little Brown Jug (unedited single version) / The Three Blind Mice Make It To Santas Village / Vampire / Kamikaze / Volcanic Action (single version) / (other studio recordings:) Runaway / Bedlam (cd bonus) / (the "warehouse" session:) Volcanic Action (from "Pickwick Park" TV show) / Rockin' Pants (with the Initials) / Giggling Girl (with the Initials, cd bonus) / Squirt / (later home recordings:) On Top Of Old Smokey / (Un Clasé De) Chiflado / Davy Crockett Meets Mickey Mouse / Volcanic Action / Rampage / Flip Top Box / The Wayward Wind / (The Goldstar session:) (Un Clasé De) Chiflado / Duck Waddle / Squad Car / The Shimmy
-- cd reissues: Iloki ILCD 1007, 1993 US/Gee-Dee Music CD 27156-2, 2000 GER/Crossfire Publications 9512, 2008 US --
1987 US
ATOMIC BEAT-AVI ENTERTAINMENT GROUP 5021/AVI ENTERTAINMENT/EMI-CAPITOL MUSIC SPECIAL MARKETS 72438-18886-2-9 EDDIE & THE SHOWMEN: SQUARD CAR  (CD)
Toes On The Nose / Border Town / Squad Car / Scratch / Las Olas (prev. unissued) / And The Angels Sing (prev. unissued) / Showmen Stomp (prev. unissued) / Movin' / Mr. Rebel / Lanky Bones / Far Away Places / Dark Eyes (prev. unissued) / We Are The Young / Young And Lonely / Break Time (prev. unissued) / Then He Kissed Me (prev. unissued demo) / Wayward Wind (prev. unissued demo)
1996 US
SUNDAZED CD SC 11100 THE BELAIRS: VOLCANIC ACTION!  (CD)
Volcanic Action / Ramrod / Mr. Moto / Vampire / Peter Pistol / Let's Go Trippin' / Wild One / Panic Button / Yep / Bedlam / Chiflado / Bulldog / Movin' & Groovin' / Runaway / Ventures' Medley: Lullaby Of The Leaves-Walk, Don't Run-Perfidia / Reveille Rock / Kamikazee / Little Brown Jug / Three Blind Christmas Mice / Volcanic Action (alt.) / Rampage / Squirt
2001 US




COMPILATIONS

ARVEE LP 433 V/A: GOLDEN ECHOES  (LP)
The Belairs: Mr. Moto
196? US 
GUITAR 200 LP V/A: ROCK N ROLL INSTRUMENTALS, VOL.2  (LP)
The Belairs: Mr. Moto
1976
RHINO RNLP 051 V/A: THE HISTORY OF SURF MUSIC, VOL.1 : ORIGINAL INSTRUMENTAL HITS 1961 -1963  (LP) 
The Belairs: Mr. Moto / Eddie & the Showmen: Mr. Rebel
-- Japanese promo edition: Japan JAL-2307 --
1982 US
RHINO R1/R2-70089 V/A: SURFIN' HITS  (CD)
The Belairs: Mr. Moto
1989 US
ROMULAN UFOX16 V/A: SURFER'S MOOD II  (LP)
The Belairs: Squirt
1993
RHINO R2 70724 V/A: LEGENDS OF GUITAR, VOL.5 - SURF  (CD)
Eddie & the Showmen: Squad Car
199? US
RHINO R2 71605 V/A: ROCK INSTRUMENTAL CLASSICS, VOL.5 - SURF  (CD)
Eddie & the Showmen: Mr. Rebel / The Belairs: Mr. Moto
1994 US
RHINO/WEA 72035 V/A: ROCK INSTRUMENTAL CLASSICS  (5-CD)
Eddie & the Showmen: Mr. Rebel / The Belairs: Mr. Moto
1995 US
LIFE TIMES & MUSIC 82/SONY 26038 V/A: SURF CITY - THE CALIFORNIA SOUND  (CD)
The Belairs: Mr. Moto
1995
QUALITY QUALCD-6713  V/A: SURF CITY'S GREATEST HITS  (CD)
The Belairs: Mr. Moto
1995 US
RHINO R2 72418 V/A: COWABUNGA! - THE SURF BOX  (4-CD)
The Belairs: Mr. Moto / Eddie & the Showmen: Mr. Rebel
1996 US
ACE CDCHK 634 V/A: TOES ON THE NOSE - 32 SURF AGE INSTRUMENTALS  (CD)
Eddie & the Showmen: Squad Car / Movin' / Mr. Rebel / We Are The Young / Far Away Places / Lanky Bones / Toes On The Nose / Border Town / Young And Lonely / Scratch
1996 UK
K-TEL 6256-2 V/A: KAHUNA CLASSICS - SURF MUSIC  (CD)
The Belairs: Mr. Moto / Eddie & the Showmen: Mr. Rebel
1997
RHINO R2 75231 V/A: HARD ROCK RECORDS - SURF  (CD)
The Belairs: Mr. Moto / Eddie & the Showmen: Mr. Rebel
1998 US
GARLAND GRZ 023 V/A: MORE SURF LEGENDS (AND RUMORS)  (CD)
The Belairs: Mr. Moto / Little Brown Jug (prev. unissued long version) / Volcanic Action
1998 US
VARESE 1016 V/A: SURF! SAND! SUN!  (CD)
The Belairs: Mr. Moto
1998 US
RIVIE'RE INT'L 67 V/A: THE SURF BOX  (2-CD)
The Belairs: Mr. Moto
1998
DELTA 24756/57 V/A: THE BEST OF SURF ROCK  (2-CD)
The Belairs: Mr. Moto / Eddie & the Showmen: Mr. Rebel
1999
PLATINUM DISC 7772 V/A: LEGENDARY HOT ROD HITS  (3-CD)
Eddie & the Showmen: Squad Car
1999
AIP 1062 V/A: YOU GOTTA HAVE MOXIE, VOL.2  (CD)
Eddie & the Showmen: Come On Babe / Danny Boy / Sheila
1999
PLATINUM DISC 7762 V/A: ENDLESS SUMMER LEGENDS  (3-CD)
The Belairs: Mr. Moto
1999
PLATINUM DISC 520 V/A: ENDLESS SUMMER LEGENDS  (2-CD)
The Belairs: Mr. Moto
2000
DISKY 902531 V/A: SURF CITY - SURF SOUNDS SINCE 1960  (3-CD)
Eddie & the Showmen: Squad Car
200?
? V/A: SUMMER SOUND - SURF & DRAG, VOL.4 : INSTRUMENTAL SPECIAL  (CD)
Eddie & the Showmen: Far Away Place
200?
SURF CD-1001 V/A: SURFIN' INSTRUMENTALS  (CD)
The Belairs: Mr. Moto
200?
KFJC REVERB CENTRAL # V/A: TOTALLY TUBULAR  (CD)
The Belairs: The Crawler / Moon Dawg
(recorded in 1986 at South Bay Surfband Reunion, Torrence, CA, feat. Paul Johnson:gtr, Eddie Bertrand:gtr, Dickie Dodd:dms & Chas Stewart:sax)
2002 US
KFJC # V/A: CURL RIDER  (2-CD)
The Belairs: Vamonos
2004 US
SUNDAZED MUSIC SC 11145 V/A: LOST LEGENDS OF SURF GUITAR, VOL.4 - SHOCKWAVE!  (CD)
The Belairs: Volcanic Action / Bedlam
2005 US
ACE CDCHD 1065 V/A: QUITE A PARTY - FIREBALLS TRIBUTE  (CD)
The Belairs: Panic Button
2005 UK
COLLECTOR CLCD 4499 V/A: SLOW BOOGIE ROCKIN', VOL.6  (CD)
The Belairs: Vampire
2006 HOL 
COLLECTOR CLCD 4503 V/A: ROCK AND ROLL WITH PIANO, VOL.11  (CD)
The Belairs: Kami-Kaze
2006 HOL 
ACE CDCHD 1155 V/A: THE BIRTH OF SURF  (CD)
The Belairs: Mr. Moto / Eddie & the Showmen: Squad Car
2007 UK 
SURF S 94009 V/A: SURF GUITAR RUMBLE, VOL.3  (CD)
Eddie & the Showmen: Movin'
2007


                                                      

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Published sources: Goldmine's Rock'n Roll Record Price Guide (Neil Umphred, 1992)  

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