GENE SUMMERS





SINGLES

1-sided acetate GENE SUMMERS Searchin' / - 7/1957 US
JAN 11-100 GENE SUMMERS AND HIS REBELS School Of Rock 'n Roll / Straight Skirt 3/1958 US
APEX 76278 (78rpm)/9-76278 (45rpm) GENE SUMMERS AND HIS REBELS School Of Rock 'n Roll / Straight Skirt
(Note: a-side Canadian Chart #43 on Apr 28, 1958)
1958 CAN
RAVE R. 29 (78rpm) GENE SUMMERS AND HIS REBELS School Of Rock 'n Roll / Straight Skirts 1958 S-AFR
JAN 11-102 GENE SUMMERS & HIS REBELS Nervous / Gotta Lotta That 7/1958 US
APEX 9-76306 GENE SUMMERS AND HIS REBELS Nervous / Gotta Lotta That 1958 CAN
JAN 11-106 GENE SUMMERS & HIS REBELS Twixteen / I'll Never Be Lonely 9/1958 US
JANE 102 GENE SUMMERS & HIS REBELS Nervous / Gotta Lotta That
(also available as an identical repro edition issued in the 2010's)
10/1958 US
APEX 9-76306 GENE SUMMERS & HIS REBELS Nervous / Gotta Lotta That 1958 CAN
JANE 106 GENE SUMMERS AND HIS REBELS Twixteen / I'll Never Be Lonely 1/1959 US
CHESS 1773 BILL SMITH COMBO (feat. Gene Summers:vcl) Lonely / Heartbreak Hotel 1960 US
ALTA 104 GENE SUMMERS You Said You Loved Me / Tomorrow 2/1962 US
ALTA 106 GENE SUMMERS Dance, Dance, Dance / Juke Box Memories 5/1962 US
LAFAYETTE 645T-2543 GENE SUMMERS Almost 12 O'Clock / Chapel Bells Ringing 1962 US
DONNYBROOK D 556 GENE SUMMERS WITH THE TOM TOMS Blue Diamond / You Said You Loved Me 10/1963 US
CAPRI 502 GENE SUMMERS WITH THE TOM TOMS Blue Diamond / You Said You Love Me 2/1964 US
JAMIE 1273 GENE SUMMERS WITH THE TOM TOMS Big Blue Diamond / You Said You Loved Me 3/1964 US
CAPRI 507 GENE SUMMERS Alabama Shake / Just Because 6/1964 US
SHANE 47-1/2 JAC AND JAY WITH THE TOM TOMS Peanut Butter / Monkey's Uncle 8/1964 US
CAPRI 513 GENE SUMMERS My Year Book / Jack & Jill's New House 4/1965 US
TEAR DROP 3211 GENE SUMMERS Cloudy Day / World Of Illusion 4/1966 US
DONNYBROOK 557 GENE SUMMERS My Picture / Hey My Baby 5/1966 US
CHARAY C-47 GENE SUMMERS The Clown / Green Eyed Monster 7/1966 US
MERCURY 72606 GENE SUMMERS The Clown / Green Eyed Monster 9/1966 US
SOFT S-1005 GENE SUMMERS The Loser / Look Alike Baby 9/1966 US
SOFT S-1005 GENE SUMMERS The Loser / Sweet Thing 9/1966 US
MARIDENE M-106 GENE SUMMERS The Waltz You Saved For Me / Big Blue Diamond 1966 US
DOMINO S-101 GENE SUMMERS Who Stole The Marker (From The Grave Of Bonnie Parker) / The Table On My Right 6/1968 US
DOMINO D-104 GENE SUMMERS & THE PLATINUM FOG When Love Calls / The Young Voices Of Children 1970 US
MARIDENE M-110 GENE SUMMERS Sometimes / Hot Pants 1971 US
CHARAY C-100 GENE SUMMERS & THE PLATINUM FOG Hot Pants / The Young Voice Of Children 1971 US
W&G WG-S.8264 GENE SUMMERS AND THE PLATINUM FOG Hot Pants / The Young Voice Of Children 1971 AUS
DOMINO D-111 GENE SUMMERS (She Was) Dressed Fit To Kill / A Man Can Cry 1975 US
FRONT ROW FR-101 RICKY RINGSIDE (= Gene Summers) (a) / THE FABULOUS CAPRIS (b) The Ballad Of Moon Dog Mayne / The Moon Dog Walk
(b-side is 1971 recording)
1976 US
TEARDROP 3405 (1-sided promo) GENE SUMMERS Goodbye Priscilla (Bye Bye Blue Baby) / -
(promo copies have erroneous subtitle)
1977 US
TEARDROP 3405 GENE SUMMERS Goodbye Priscilla (Bye Bye Baby Blue) / Down On The Farm (?) 1977 US
TEARDROP 3405 GENE SUMMERS Goodbye Priscilla (Bye Bye Baby Blue) / World Of Illusion 1977 US
RECORD MART RMA-1025 GENE SUMMERS School Of Rock'n'Roll / Straight Skirt  (reissue) 1977 UK
LECAM LC-34 GENE SUMMERS AND CROSSFIRE ("THE FORT WORTH SOUND") Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? / The Clown 1979 US
COUNTRY DISCO!! CD-1221 GENE SUMMERS & DEA (TEXAS BOOGIE) Do You Think I'm Sexy / The Clown 1979 US
BLACK JACK 4023 (p/s) GENE SUMMERS I've Had It / Wine Wine Wine 198? BEL
BLACK JACK 4026 (p/s) GENE SUMMERS Rockin' Daddy / Leroy 198? BEL
JAN 11-100 (repro) GENE SUMMERS & HIS REBELS School Of Rock 'n Roll / Straight Skirt 19?? US
OLDIES 45-119 (red vinyl) GENE SUMMERS School Of Rock 'n Roll / (reverse by Mickey Hawks: Bip Bop Boom) 200? UK?




EP'S

ROXY ROX-EP-4 (p/s)  SCHOOL OF ROCK'N'ROLL  
School Of Rock'n'roll / Straight Skirt / Gotta Lotta That / Nervous
1983 US
NORTON EP-061 (p/s)  GENE SUMMERS & THE REBELS: RECORD DATE  
Fancy Dan / Nervous / Twixteen / Gotta Lotta That
1997 US 
ROLLERCOASTER RCEP 127 (p/s)  SCHOOL OF ROCK'N'ROLL  
School Of Rock'n'Roll / Straight Skirt / Fancy Dan / Nervous
1999 UK




ALBUMS

LAKE COUNTY LP 502 THE SOUTHERN CAT ROCKS ON  (LP)
Spoken Introduction / Almost 12 O'Clock / Wine Wine Wine / Chapel Bells Ringing / Leroy / Lover Please / Who Stole The Marker From The Grave Of Bonnie Parker / Dance Dance Dance / Mad Mad World / Good Rockin' Tonight / Memphis / Long Tall Texan / Fannie Mae
1975 SWI
LAKE COUNTY LP 504 MISTER ROCK AND ROLL  (LP)
Mister Rock And Roll / As Long As I Have You / Down On The Farm / You Need My Love / I Got A Baby / A Man Can Cry / Cool Baby / I've Had It / You're Gonna' Be Sorry / Taboo / Rockin' Daddy / Big Blue Diamonds
1977 SWI
BIG BEAT BB 807 TEXAS ROCK & ROLL  (10" LP)
Wine Wine Wine / Leroy / Who Stole The Marker From The Grave Of Bonnie Parker / Mad Mad World / I've Had It / Mister Rock And Roll / I Got A Baby / A Man Can Cry / Rockin' Daddy / Big Blue Diamonds
1980 FRA
BIG BEAT BBR 0011 IN NASHVILLE  (10" LP)
Mystery Train / I Will Rock And Roll With You / Put Your Cat Clothes On / Blue Monday / Walk On By / Singing The Blues / Big River / Tennessee Saturday Night / Today I Started Loving You Again / I Still Miss Someone
-- C-cassette edition: Big Beat BBR 5011, 1981 --
1981 FRA
CHARLY CRM 2027 DANCE DANCE DANCE  (LP)
Put Your Cat Clothes On / Rockin' Daddy / Dance, Dance, Dance / Leroy / Cool Baby / Big Blue Diamonds / You Need My Love / I've Had It / Tennessee Saturday Night / Down On The Farm / I Got A Baby / Wine, Wine, Wine / Blue Monday / Mad, Mad World / You're Gonna Be Sorry / I Will Rock & Roll With You
1981 UK
SUNROCK SPLP 841 GENE SUMMERS WITH RED HOT MAX & THE CATS: LIVE IN SCANDINAVIA  (LP)
Rip It Up / Back In The USA / Rockabilly Rebel / Almost 12 O'Clock / Rockin' Daddy / School Of Rock'n'Roll / Hoy Hoy Hoy / Be-Bop-A-Lula / Baby, Let's Play House / High School Confidential / Boppin' The Blues / School Of Rock'n'Roll / Good Rockin' Tonight / Speedin' Banks
1983 SWE
ENVIKEN ENREC 122 DO RIGHT DADDY  (CD)
Be-Bop City / Hot Rod Baby / I'm Flyin' In / Boogie Rock / Shake It Around / Little Lu Ann / Do Right Daddy / Long Story Song / Look At Me / Baby Please Tell Me Why / The Rebel - Johnny Yuma / Crazy Cat Corner / She Bops Alot / (It's Love Baby) 24 Hours A Day / So
2004 SWE
SEDUCTION SCD-110 REMINISCE CAFÉ  (CD)
Reminisce Cafe / She Bops A Lot / Just Together / Rockin' Fever / Crazy Cat Corner / I Won't Take Any Less / (It's Love Baby) Twenty Four Hours A Day / Do A Little Roll / Heartbreak City Limits / Love Me Tender / Gonna Drive 'Em Up A Wall / Be-Bop City / Hot Rod Baby / I'm Flyin' In / Little Lu Ann
2008 US




COLLECTIONS

STAR-CLUB/JAN 33-8011 THE TEXAN REBEL - ROCK A BOOGIE SHAKE  (LP)
Rockaboogie Shake / School Of Rock'n'Roll / Gotta Lotta That / Alabama Shake / Straight SKirts / Twixteen / Nervous / Baby Are You Kiddin' / Dance, Dance, Dance / Wine, Wine, Wine / Mister Rock'n'Roll / I've Had It / You're Gonna Be Sorry / Big Blue Diamonds / The Rebel - Johnny Yuma / Honey Hush
1980 SWE
WHITE LABEL WLP 8826 EARLY ROCKING RECORDINGS (ROCKIN’ WITH GENE SUMMERS)  (LP)
School Of Rock 'N Roll / Floppin' / Nervous / Alabama Shake / Loco Cat / Turnip Greens / Trying To Get To You / Straight Skirt / Hey My Baby / Gotta Lotta That / I'll Never Be Lonely / Twixteen / Suzie Q / Be-Bop-A-Lula
1981 HOL
COLLECTOR CLCD 4420 SCHOOL OF ROCK AND ROLL  (CD)
School Of Rock 'N Roll / Straight Skirt / Nervous / Gotta Lotta That / Twixteen / I'll Never Be Lonely / Dance, Dance, Dance / Almost 12 O'Clock / Alabama Shake / Wine, Wine, Wine / I've Had It / Leroy / Lover Please / Mad Mad World / Loco Cat / Mister Rock 'N' Roll / Floppin' / Turnip Greens / Hey My Baby / Baby Are You Kiddin' / You're Gonna Be Sorry / Honey Hush / Rockaboogie Shake / Blue Diamond / I Got A Baby / Rockin' Daddy / Who Stole The Marker (From The Grave Of Bonnie Parker) / Blue Monday / Big River / The Rebel - Johnny Yuma
1994 HOL
CRYSTAL CLEAR CCR 9723-2 THE ULTIMATE SCHOOL OF ROCK & ROLL  (CD)
School Of Rock & Roll / Nervous / Straight Skirts / Gotta Lotta That / I'll Never Be Lonely / Twixteen / Someone Somewhere (prev. unissued) / Alabama Shake (prev. unissued) / Almost Persuaded (prev. unissued) / You Said You Loved Me / Dance Dance Dance / If You Don't Come Home (prev. unissued) / Just Because / Fancy Dan (prev. unissued) / Big Blue Diamonds / Someone Somewhere (prev. unissued) / Almost 2 O'Clock / The Push (prev. unissued) / The Great Pretender (prev. unissued) / Broken Dreams (prev. unissued) / Alabama Shake / The Clown / World Of Illusion / Cloudy Day / Who Stole The Marker (From The Grave Of Bonnie Parker)? / Goodbye Priscilla (Bye Bye Baby Blue) / Suzie Q / Baby Are You Kiddin' / Twixteen (prev. unissued) / Nervous (prev. unissued) / Rockaboogie Shake / Gotta Lotta That (prev. unissued)
1997 US
ROLLER COASTER RCCD 3035 SCHOOL OF ROCK & ROLL (ROCK-A-BOOGIE SHAKE)  (CD)
School Of Rock 'N Roll / Nervous / Straight Skirt / Gotta Lotta That / I'll Never Be Lonely / Twixteen / Someone Somewhere / Alabama Shake / Almost Persuaded / Dance, Dance, Dance / If You Don't Come Home / Just Because / Fancy Dan / Almost 12 O'Clock / The Push / Alabama Shake (alt. vers.) / Suzie Q / Baby Are You Kiddin' / Twixteen (alt. vers.) / Nervous (alt. vers.) / Rockaboogie Shake / Gotta Lotta That (alt. vers.) / Domino (with The Blue Cats, prev. unissued) / Rock 'N' Roll Ruby (with The Blue Cats, prev. unissued) / So Glad You're Mine (with The Blue Cats, prev. unissued) / Broken Dreams (vers. 1) / Shake, Baby, Shake (with The Blue Cats, prev. unissued) / Down On The Farm / Cool Baby / I've Had It / Rockin' Daddy / Good Rockin' Tonight / Leroy / Wine, Wine, Wine / As Long As I Have You
1999 UK
SILICON MUSIC/OVERTONE OTCD 0510 TABOO! FLIP SIDES & OTHER RARITIES  (CD)
Taboo / Tomorrow / Chapel Bells Ringing / My Yearbook / Jack & Jill's New House / Message From Jim Lowe / Big Blue Diamonds / The Loser / Look Alike Baby / Green Eyed Monster / Tell It Like It Is / Soothe Me / The Young Voices of Children / Hot Pants / Sulphur Springs / Fannie Mae / Bye Bye Baby Blue (prev. unissued) / Old Time Rock & Roll Reunion / Stranded In the Jungle (prev. unissued) / Mac Curtis Intro / Do Ya Think I'm Sexy? / Rat Fink (prev. unissued) / The Three Bells (prev. unissued) / Blue Moon (prev. unissued)
(1968-1979 recordings)
2011 US
SILICON MUSIC/OVERTONE OTCD 0610 GOTTA LOTTA THAT - THE ESSENTIAL GENE SUMMERS  (CD)
Gotta Lotta That / Baby Are You Kiddin'? / Straight Skirt / School Of Rock 'n Roll / Nervous / Almost Persuaded / Someone Somewhere (prev. unissued alt. take of 1958 recording) / Fancy Dan / If You Don't Come Home (prev. unissued alt. take of 1958 recording) / The Push / Twixteen / I'll Never Be Lonely / Rockaboogie Shake / Taboo (prev. unissued alt. take of 1961 recording) / Loco Cat (prev. unissued alt. take of 1961 recording) / Broken Dreams (prev. unissued 1961 live recording, 123 Club, Dallas, TX) / Almost 12 O'Clock / Dance Dance Dance / Big Blue Diamonds (alt. take) / Alabama Shake / World of Illusion / Cloudy Day / Who Stole The Marker (From The Grave Of Bonnie Parker)? / As Long As I Have You / Mister Rock And Roll / Goodbye Priscilla (Bye Bye Baby Blue) / Carol (prev. unissued 1980 recording, Young’un Sound, Nashville, TN) / Gonna Drive 'Em Up A Wall / Crazy Cat Corner / Be-Bop City / Baby Please Tell Me Why / Look At Me / Here To Stay (prev. unissued 2005 recording, Hollywood, CA)
(1958-2005 recordings)
2012 US




COMPILATIONS

COLLECTOR CL 1009 (bootleg) V/A: ROCK N' ROLL, VOL.2  (LP)
School Of Rock 'n Roll / Nervous / Gotta Lotta That / Twixteen / Alabama Shake / Straight Skirt
1971 HOL
BIG BEAT BBR 1000 V/A: THE BIG BEAT SHOW  (LP)
Put Your Cat Clothes On / Good Rocking Tonight
1981 FRA
DILLY DISCS EP 003 (p/s) V/A: FOR TEDDY BOYS, VOL.1  (7" EP)
School Of Rock 'n Roll / Straight Skirt
(Note: Produced for the "Rockin' Cats" Fan Club, Norway)
198? NOR
BORN BAD BB-007 (bootleg) V/A: BORN BAD, VOL.7  (LP)
Taboo (prev. unissued 1959 recording)
1986?/2003 UK
CLUB GTDLP 004 (bootleg) V/A: GRAB THIS AND DANCE, VOL.4  (LP)
School Of Rock 'n Roll / Straight Skirt / Alabama Shake
1993 UK
CLUB GTDLP 019 (bootleg) V/A: GRAB THIS AND DANCE, VOL.19  (LP)
Rockaboogie Shake
199? UK
CAT CD 1036 (bootleg) V/A: CALLING ALL ROCK'N'ROLL COLLECTORS, VOL.4  (CD)
School Of Rock 'n Roll
1994 HOL
HELVIS HELVIS-1 (bootleg) V/A: ELVIS IMPERSONATOR BLUES  (LP)
Goodbye Priscilla
1995 UK
COLLECTABLES COL-CD-5553 V/A: THE BEST OF BIG D ROCK - 1950'S & 1960'S EARLY ROCK HEROES, VOL. ONE  (CD)  
Almost 12 O'Clock
1995 US
COLLECTABLES COL-CD-5554 V/A: THE BEST OF BIG D ROCK - 1950'S & 1960'S EARLY ROCK HEROES, VOL. TWO  (LP)
Alabama Shake
1995 US
VLADIMIR TWIST VTR 6909 (bootleg) V/A: LIKE NOTHING YOUR EARS HAVE EVER HEARD, VOL.9  (LP)
Nervous
1996
POLLYTONE PEPCD 118 V/A: TEDDY BOY ROCK'N'ROLL 5TH ANNIVERSARY  (CD)
Gene Summers & The Blue Cats: Shake Baby Shake / Domino
1996 UK
COLLECTABLES COL-CD-5700 V/A: SOUNDS LIKE ELVIS 1956-77  (CD)
Cool Baby / Goodbye Priscilla (1977 recordings)
1997 US
RHINO R2 75704 V/A: LOUD FAST & OUT OF CONTROL – THE WILD SOUNDS OF ‘50S ROCK  (4-CD)
School Of Rock 'n Roll
1999 US
ROLLER COASTER RCCD 200 V/A: NOW DIG THIS! - A WHOLE LOTTA ROLLERCOASTER RECORDS  (CD)
Fancy Dan
1999 UK
LUCKY CD 501 (bootleg) V/A: PIANOLA ROCK-OLA  (CD)
School Of Rock 'n Roll
19?? UK
LUCKY CD 602 (bootleg) V/A: PIANOLA ROCK-OLA, VOL.2  (CD)
Straight Skirt
19?? UK
LUCKY CD 813 (bootleg) V/A: ROCKABILLY GOLD, VOL.13  (CD)
School Of Rock 'n Roll
19?? UK
LUCKY CD 815 (bootleg) V/A: ROCKABILLY GOLD, VOL.15  (CD)
Gotta Lotta That
19?? UK
MUSTANG MUST 11 (bootleg) V/A: HURRY BABY  (CD)
Alabama Shake
200?
MUSTANG MUST 14 (bootleg) V/A: SCHOOL OF ROCK'N'ROLL  (CD)
School Of Rock 'n Roll
200?
FED 03 (bootleg) V/A: THE FED STORY, VOL.3  (CD)
Straight Skirt
200? NOR
FED 09 (bootleg) V/A: THE FED STORY, VOL.9  (CD)
Gotta Lotta That
200? NOR
FOLKLINE 274-92 (bootleg) V/A: HARDCORE ROCKABILLY, VOL.2  (CD)
Fancy Dan
200? UK
BUFFALO BOP CD 55093 (bootleg) V/A: ROCKIN' CADILLAC  (CD)
Fancy Dan
2000 GER
TOP HAT 100 (bootleg) V/A: ROCK & ROLL MAMA  (10" LP)
Baby Are You Kiddin'
2000 SPA
CHARLY/SANCTUARY PBX CD 345 V/A: ROCK THE JOINT  (3-CD)
School Of Rock 'n Roll
2001 UK
ROCKABILLY HALL OF FAME RABHOF CD113 V/A: ROCKABILLY HALL OF FAME, VOLUME FIVE - GENE VINCENT TRIBUTE  (CD)
I Got A Baby
2001 US
NOW DIG THIS CMFCD 1042 V/A: WELL, NOW DIG THIS  (CD)
School Of Rock 'n Roll
2004 UK
RHINO/WEA R2 73346 V/A: ROCKIN' BONES - 1950S PUNK & ROCKABILLY  (4-CD)
School Of Rock 'n Roll
2006 US
LESLEY LES CD3 (bootleg) V/A: THE LOST STORY OF THE ROCK-A-BALLAD, VOLUME TWO  (CD)
I'll Never Be Lonely
2010 UK
ACE CDCHD 1276 V/A: RED BLUEJEANS & CHECKERBOARD SOCKS  (CD)
Straight Skirt
2010 UK
BIG BEAT BBRMN 2335 V/A: BIG BEAT STORY  (CD)
CC Rider
2011 FRA
ROCK & FOLK/WAGRAM MUSIC 3247562 V/A: ROCK & FOLK (AUX ORIGINES DU ROCK)  (10-CD)
Nervous
2011 FRA
FANTASTIC VOYAGE FVDV142/FVDD 142 V/A: TEXAS TORNADOS - ROCK'N'ROLL FROM THE LONE STAR STATE  (2-LP/2-CD)
Straight Skirt
2012 UK
NOT NOW MUSIC NOT2CD504 V/A: HOT ROD ROCKABILLY (FAST CARS, LOOSE WOMEN & ROCKIN' SOUNDS)  (2-CD)
Fancy Dan
2013 UK
RHYTHM BOMB 2402 V/A: ROCKABILLY RULED UK, VOL.2  (CD)
School Of Rock 'n Roll
2013 GER


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Eero Niskala

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | Blue Suede News #45 (1998) | Too Much Noise #20 (1/1988)

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