JOE CLAY





SINGLES

VIK RECORD PREVUE (COMING ATTRACTIONS) 4X-0211 (white label promo, 45rpm) JOE CLAY Duck Tail / Sixteen Chicks5/1956 US 
VIK X-0211 (78rpm)/4X-0211 (45rpm) JOE CLAY Duck Tail / Sixteen Chicks5/1956 US 
VIK X-0211 (78rpm, blue label)/4X-0211 (45rpm, blue label) JOE CLAY Duck Tail / Sixteen Chicks1956 CAN 
VIK X-0218 (78rpm)/4X-0218 (45rpm) JOE CLAY Get On The Right Track / Cracker Jack7/1956 US
SAMTER 213 RUSS WAYNE (= Joe Clay) Can't Get You Out Of My Mind / Don't Know What To Do  8/1962 US
SAMTER 214 RUSS WAYNE (= Joe Clay)  My Heart Loves Only You / Love You3/1963 US
SAMTER 215 RUSS WAYNE (= Joe Clay) I Get So Blue / My Little Darlin'4/1963 US
MAC 131 (p/s)  JOE CLAY (with Billy Wiggle & The Wigglers)  Be Bop Boogie Bop / Rock Little Lilly1989 BEL

In addition, both Vik 45's were issued as yellow label bootleg repro singles in the USA in the early 1970's.




EP'S

WILDCAT WCR 204 (p/s)  ROCKIN' WITH JOE CLAY
Goodbye Goodbye / Slippin' Out Sneakin' In / You Look That Good To Me / Doggone It  
198? SWE 




ALBUMS

BEAR FAMILY BFX 15224 DUCKTAIL  (LP)
Duck Tail / Get On The Right Track / You Look That Good To Me (vers. 1) / Did You Mean Jelly Bean (What You Said Cabbage Head) * / Cracker Jack / Goodbye Goodbye / Sixteen Chicks / Slippin' Out And Sneakin' In / Doggone It / Get On The Right Track (alt. vers.)* / You Look That Good To Me (vers. 2)*
(*= previously unissued 1956 Vik recordings)
-- reissues: Bear Family BCD 15516, 1990 GER/Bear Family 180gram LP BAF 18002, 2003/2009 GER --
1986 GER
EL TORO ETCD 6030 THE LEGEND IS NOW  (LP)
Whole Lot Of Trouble / Feet Of Clay / The Legend Is Now / I Dig Her Style / Did You Mean Evergreen / Shake It Loretta / Annabella / Fishing Pole Song / My Cars Alright / Hitting That Spot / Kiwtchur Berlyakin / In The Night / I Blame You / interview
(recorded in London, October 2004 with the El Toro Crackerjacks: Mario Cobo:gtr, Malcolm Chapman:gtr, Mick Cocksedge:ac.gtr, Jose Espinosa:bs, Neil Scott:bs & Brian Nevill:dms)
2005 SPA




COMPILATIONS

RR-1/2 V/A: [untitled]  (10" LP)
Duck Tail
1971 US
RCA PL 42809 V/A: VICTOR ROCK'N'ROLLERS  (LP)
Duck Tail / Sixteen Chicks / Cracker Jack / Get On The Right Track
1979 UK
BEAR FAMILY BFX 15113 V/A: ROCKIN' ROLLIN' HIGH SCHOOL, VOL.5  (LP)
You Look That Good To Me (vers. 1) / Doggone It / Goodbye Goodbye / Slippin' Out And Sneakin' In
(previously unissued 1956 Vik recordings)
1983 GER
COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION LP CMF-014-L/CD CMF-014-D V/A: GET HOT OR GO HOME : VINTAGE RCA ROCKABILLY 56-59  (LP/CD)
Duck Tail / Sixteen Chicks / Doggone It / Goodbye Goodbye / Slippin' Out And Sneakin' In / Get On The Right Track / You Look That Good To Me (vers. 1) / Cracker Jack / Did You Mean Jelly Bean (What You Said Cabbage Head)
1988/1991 US
BEAR FAMILY BCD 15622 V/A: THAT'LL FLAT GIT IT, VOL.1 - ROCKABILLY FROM THE VAULTS OF RCA RECORDS  (CD)
Sixteen Chicks / Duck Tail
1993 GER
CLUB PR PRLP-001 V/A: PURE ROCKABILLY, VOL.1  (LP)
Slippin' Out And Sneakin' In
1994 UK
CLUB PR PRLP-003 V/A: PURE ROCKABILLY, VOL.3  (LP)
Goodbye Goodbye
1994 UK
BEAR FAMILY BCD 17003 AC (promo) V/A: THAT'S WHAT MAKES THE JUKEBOX PLAY (HIGHLIGHTS FROM BEAR FAMILY'S RELEASES)  (CD)
Sixteen Chicks
1994? GER
LUCKY CDLR 809 V/A: ROCKABILLY GOLD, VOL.9  (CD)
Goodbye Goodbye
1996 UK
LUCKY CDLR 810 V/A: ROCKABILLY GOLD, VOL.10  (CD)
Slippin' Out And Sneakin' In
1996 UK
LUCKY CDLR 813 V/A: ROCKABILLY GOLD, VOL.13  (CD)
Duck Tail
199? UK
LUCKY CDLR 814 V/A: ROCKABILLY GOLD, VOL.14  (CD)
Sixteen Chicks
199? UK
BEAR FAMILY BCD-16300-ZZ V/A: GESCHICHTE DER POPMUSIK  (52-CD + BOOK)
You Look That Good To Me
1998 GER
RHINO 75704 V/A: LOUD, FAST & OUT OF CONTROL : THE WILD SOUNDS OF THE '50S  (4-CD)
Duck Tail
1999 US
ACE CDCHD 715 V/A: ROCKIN' FROM COAST TO COAST, VOL.2  (CD)
Sixteen Chicks / Duck Tail
2000 UK
BMG INT. 75406 V/A: DON'T MESS WITH MY DUCKTAIL : 26 RCA TRACKS  (CD)
Duck Tail / Sixteen Chicks / Cracker Jack
2000
DISKY DO 250542 V/A: AS GOOD AS IT GETS : ROCKABILLY  (CD)
Sixteen Chicks / Duck Tail
2000 HOL
BMG 74321 754062 V/A: DON'T MESS WITH MY DUCKTAIL  (CD)
Sixteen Chicks / Crackerjack
2000 EU
TELARC DISTRIBUTION 83538 V/A: LABOUR OF LOVE - THE MUSIC OF NICK LOWE  (CD)
Joe Clay, Cranston Clements, Steve Holley & G.E. Smith: Shting-Shtang
2001 US
MUSTANG MUST 2 V/A: ROCKABILLY & HILLBILLY BOP, VOL.2 : GOIN' DOWN THAT ROAD  (CD)
Sixteen Chicks
2001
MUSTANG MUST 3 V/A: ROCKABILLY & HILLBILLY BOP, VOL.3 : LET'S GO BOPPIN' TONIGHT  (CD)
Goodbye Goodbye
2001
MUSTANG MUST 10 V/A: GOTTA ROCK A LITTLE MORE  (2-CD)
Slippin' Out And Sneakin' In
200?
FED 10 V/A: THE FED STORY, VOL.10  (CD)
Sixteen Chicks
200? NOR
BIG TONE BTCD 6006 V/A: RCA ROCKABILLY, VOLUME 2  (CD)
Sixteen Chicks / Duck Tail
200?
PRESTO VOL.1 V/A: BIG BAD ROCKABILLY BOPPERS, VOL.1  (2-CD)
Duck Tail / Goodbye Goodbye
2003?
PRESTO VOL.2 V/A: BIG BAD ROCKABILLY BOPPERS, VOL.2  (2-CD)
Slippin' Out And Sneakin' In / Sixteen Chicks
2003
SANCTUARY 06076-84632-2 V/A: ROCKABILLY RIOT!  (CD)
Sixteen Chicks
2003
BMG SPECIAL PRODUCTS 48161 V/A: REAL 50'S - THE BIG BEAT  (3-CD)
Duck Tail
2004
CHEROKEE MUSIC GROUP 504113 V/A: HOT AND WILD, VOL.2 - 25 RED HOT ROCKABILLY TRACKS  (3-CD)
The Legend Is Now
2005
RHINO/WEA 73346 V/A: ROCKIN' BONES - 1950S PUNK & ROCKABILLY  (4-CD)
Duck Tail
2006 US
PROPER PROPERBOX 122 V/A: CLASSIC ROCKABILLY  (4-CD)
Duck Tail / Sixteen Chicks
2007 UK
PROPER 1586 V/A: CLASSIC ROCKABILLY - COOL CATS & HOT CHICKS  (CD)
Duck Tail / Sixteen Chicks
2007 UK
REV-OLA CRBAND 29 V/A: MICKEY BAKER IN THE '50S - HIT, GIT & SPLIT  (CD)
Did You Mean Jelly-Bean (What You Said Cabbage-Head)
2007 UK
SLEAZY RAB 01 V/A: ROCKABILLY RACE - 25 PURE ROCKABILLY TRACKS, VOL.1  (CD)
Slippin' Out And Sneakin' In
2007
SMITH & CO. SOUND & VISION SCCD 1125 V/A: GREAT ROCKABILLY - JUST ABOUT AS GOOD AS IT GETS!  (2-CD)
Duck Tail / Sixteen Chicks
2007 HOL
CHROME DREAMS CDCD 5019 V/A: BEST OF BOB DYLAN'S THEME TIME RADIO HOUR  (2-LP)
Duck Tail
2007 US
BULLSEYE BE 109 [2-LP]/EL TORO ETCD 1023 [CD] V/A: GOT THEM HILL BILLY BLUES - 32 BLACK BLUES BOPPERS  (2-LP/CD)
You Look That Good To Me / Crackerjack / Get On The Right Track Baby
2009 SPA
MUSIC CLUB DELUXE MCDLX 101 V/A: THE BEST OF BURLESQUE - 50 ORIGINAL CLUB CLASSICS  (CD)
Sixteen Chicks
2009 UK
FANTASTIC VOYAGE FVTD017 V/A: GOOD ROCKIN' TONIGHT - RED HOT ROCKABILLY  (3-CD)
Duck Tail / Sixteen Chicks
2009 UK
BIG3 BT3010 V/A: TOTALLY ESSENTIAL ROCKABILLY  (3-CD)
Duck Tail
2009 EU
EL TORO ETCD 1033 V/A: HAL HARRIS - GOLD STAR GUITAR  (CD)
Duck Tail / Sixteen Chicks / Doggone It / Slippin' Out And Sneakin' In / Goodbye Goodbye
2010 SPA
EL TORO ETCD 1035 V/A: FOOT TAPPIN' AND DANCE AT THE SCREAMIN' FESTIVAL, VOL.3  (CD)
Did You Mean Jelly Bean
2010 SPA
NOT NOW MUSIC NOT2CD 346 V/A: REAL RAW ROCKABILLY  (2-CD)
Duck Tail
2010 UK
NOT NOW MUSIC NOT3CD 047 V/A: ROCKABILLY'S GRAVEST HITS - 75 HARD HITTING CLASSICS  (3-CD)
Duck Tail / Sixteen Chicks
2010 UK
FAT POSSUM # (promo, rough trade exclusive bonus disc) V/A: CROCODILES - SLEEP FOREVER  (CD-R)
Duck Tail
2010 US
CHROME DREAMS CDCD 5038 V/A: THE CRAMPS' JUKEBOX  (2-CD)
Did You Mean Jelly Bean
2010 US
HUSTLERZ INC. HUST 1003 V/A: THE SONGS THAT INSPIRED THE BIG BOPPA'S  (CD)
Sixteen Chicks
2011
EL TORO ETCD 1040 V/A: BORN TO BE WILD - THE COUNTRY & ROCKABILLY ROOTS OF RAY CAMPI  (2-CD)
Sixteen Chicks
2011 SPA
NOT NOW MUSIC OT2LP135 V/A: ROCKABILLY'S GRAVEST HITS  (2-LP)
Duck Tail
2011 UK
METRO SELECT METRSL 024 V/A: REBEL ROCK - THE ESSENTIAL ROCKABILLY ALBUM  (2-CD)
Duck Tail
2011 UK
NOT NOW MUSIC NOT3CD066 V/A: ROYAL ROCKABILLY FLUSH  (3-CD)
Duck Tail
2011 EU
MUSIC MELON 14 V/A: BOB DYLAN RADIO RADIO - THEME TIME RADIO, VOL.5  (4-CD)
Duck Tail
2011
DELTA LEISURE GROUP 60374 V/A: ABSOLUTELY ROCKABILLY  (3-CD)
Sixteen Chicks
2011 UK
ROCK & FOLK/WAGRAM MUSIC 3247562 V/A: ROCK & FOLK (AUX ORIGINES DU ROCK)  (10-CD)
Get On The Right Track
2011 FRA
CHROME DREAMS CDCD 5084 V/A: THE RAREST ROCKABILLY ALBUM IN THE WORLD, VOLUME 2  (2-CD)
Slippin' Out And Sneakin' In
2012 US
AP MUSIC AUPCD 1303 V/A: JUKEBOX FAVOURITES - BEST OF ROCKABILLY  (4-CD)
Duck Tail / Sixteen Chicks
2012
OUT & OUT OUTCD3005 V/A: OUT & OUT ROCKABILLY  (3-CD)
Sixteen Chicks / Duck Tail
2012
FANTASTIC VOYAGE FVTD 118 V/A: SNAZZY SUGAR - THE PURE ESSENCE OF ROCK & ROLL FROM WEST TEXAS AND BEYOND  (3-CD)
Slippin' Out And Sneakin' In / Doggone It / Goodbye Goodbye
2012 UK
SMITH & CO. SOUND & VISION SCLP 2462 V/A: GREAT ROCKABILLY - JUST ABOUT AS GOOD AS IT GETS!  (2-LP)
Sixteen Chicks
2012 HOL
METRO TINS METRTN 041 V/A: ROCKABILLY RULES  (CD)
Duck Tail
2012
ONE DAY MUSIC DAY2CD155 V/A: ESSENTIAL ROCKABILLY - THE RCA STORY  (2-CD)
Duck Tail
2012 UK
DOCUMENTS 600025 V/A: ROCK-A-BILLY DYNAMITE  (40-CD)
Duck Tail / Sixteen Chicks / Slippin' Out And Sneakin' In
2013 GER
METRO SELECT METRSL 069 V/A: ROCKABILLY MADNESS  (2-CD)
Ducktail
2013 UK
MY KIND OF MUSIC USMMKDCD 13 V/A: ROCKABILLY FOREVER - THE ESSENTIAL ROCKABILLY COLLECTION  (2-CD)
Duck Tail
2014
MY KIND OF MUSIC USMMKDCD 14 V/A: ROCKABILLY RAMPAGE - 50 CRUCIAL ROCKABILLY RECORDINGS  (2-CD)
Sixteen Chicks
2014
CLEOPATRA CLP-LP-948/CLPCD 0647 V/A: ROCKIN' LEGENDS PAY TRIBUTE TO JACK WHITE  (LP/CD)
Joe Clay & Cranston Clements: Trash Tongue Talker
2013 US
ROCK & FOLK # ‎(promo) V/A: MONSTER CD 48  (CD)
You Look That Good To Me
(sampler cd give free with Rock & Folk #566, October 2014)
2014 FRA
REVIVE REVCD 018 V/A: WHOLE LOTTA ROCKABILLY  (2-CD)
Duck Tail
2014


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Jarmo Hoppula

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | Big Beat 1/2005 | Starday Magazine 1/1987

Online sources: www.allmusic.com/artist/joe-clay-mn0000147074 | rcs-discography.com/rcs/artist.php?key=clay1000 | www.singlesdb.com | www.ebay.com | www.gemm.com | www.musicstack.com | en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Clay | www.discogs.com/artist/1126918-Joe-Clay | rateyourmusic.com/artist/joe_clay | www.popsike.com

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