JOHNNY FAIRE / DONNIE BROOKS





SINGLES

FABLE 601 JOHNNY FAIRE You Gotta Walk The Line / Make Up Your Mind Baby11/1957 US
FABLE 601 JOHNNY FAIRE Make Up Your Mind Baby / If I'm A Fool11/1957 US
FABLE 601 JOHNNY FAIRE You Gotta Walk The Line / If I'm A Fool11/1957 US
SURF SR 5019-45 JOHNNY FAIRE Bertha Lou / Till The Law Says Stop
(dubbed over Dorsey Burnette's original vocal track)
12/1957 US
QUALITY K 1696 JOHNNY FAIRE Bertha Lou / Till The Law Says Stop1958 CAN
LONDON HLU 8569 (78/45 rpm)  JOHNNY FAIRE Bertha Lou / Till The Law Says Stop1958 UK 
SURF SR 5024-45 JOHNNY FAIRE Betcha I Getcha / I Fell For Your Line Baby2/1958 US
ERA 45-1067 DICK BUSH Hollywood Party / Ezactly5/1958 US
JOLT 332 JOHNNY JORDAN  Sweet, Sweet, Sweet / Don't Cry Little Baby10/1958 US 
ERA 3004 DONNIE BROOKS If You're Lookin' / Li'l Sweetheart8/1959 US
ERA 3007 DONNIE BROOKS Sway And Move With The Beat / White Orchid9/1959
ERA 3014 DONNIE BROOKS The Devil Aint A Man / How Long3/1960 US
ERA 3018 DONNIE BROOKS Mission Bell / Do It For Me
(a-side Billboard/pop #7)
5/1960 US
LONDON M.17105 DONNIE BROOKS  Mission Bell / Do It For Me1960 CAN 
LONDON HLN 9168 DONNIE BROOKS  Mission Bell / Do It For Me1960 UK
ERA 3028 (p/s) DONNIE BROOKS Doll House / Round Robin
(a-side Billboard/pop #31, b-side bubbled under #115)
10/1960 US
LONDON M.17129 DONNIE BROOKS  Doll House / Round Robin1960 CAN 
LONDON HLN 9253 DONNIE BROOKS Doll House / Round Robin1960 UK
ERA # DONNIE BROOKS Mission Bell / Doll House
(special promotional record for Donnie Brooks Night at El Monte Legion Stadium, the pressing could be as few as 300 copies)
1960 US
ERA 3042 (p/s) DONNIE BROOKS Memphis / That's Why
(a-side Billboard/pop #90)
2/1961 US
LONDON HLN 9361 DONNIE BROOKS Memphis / That's Why1961 UK
ERA 3049 DONNIE BROOKS Wishbone / All I Can Give5/1961 US
LONDON M.17178 DONNIE BROOKS  Wishbone / All I Can Give1961 CAN 
ERA 3052 DONNIE BROOKS Boomerang / How Long7/1961 US
LONDON M.17189 DONNIE BROOKS  Boomerang / How Long1961 CAN 
ERA 3059 DONNIE BROOKS Sweet Lorraine / Up To My Ears (In Tears)9/1961 US
LONDON M.17201 DONNIE BROOKS  Sweet Lorraine / Up To My Ears (In Tears)1961 CAN 
ERA 3063 DONNIE BROOKS Your Little Boy's Come Home / Goodnite Judy11/1961
LONDON M.17213 DONNIE BROOKS  Your Little Boy's Come Home / Goodnight Judy1961 CAN 
ERA 3071 DONNIE BROOKS My Favorite Kind Of Face / He Stole Flo3/1962 US
ERA 3077 DONNIE BROOKS Just A Bystander / Oh! You Beautiful Doll5/1962 US
LONDON M.17234 DONNIE BROOKS Just A Bystander / Oh! You Beautiful Doll1962 CAN
LONDON HLN 9572 DONNIE BROOKS Oh, You Beautiful Doll / Just A Bystander  1962 UK
ERA 3095 DONNIE BROOKS Cries My Heart / It's Not That Easy12/1962 US
LONDON M.17267 DONNIE BROOKS Cries My Heart / It's Not That Easy1962 CAN
REPRISE 0261 DONNIE BROOKS Gone / Girl Machine2/1964 US
REPRISE 0311 DONNIE BROOKS Can't Help Lovin' You / Pickin' Up The Pieces
(b-side arr. & cond. by Ernie Freeman)
10/1964 US
REPRISE 0363 DONNIE BROOKS  Hey Little Girl / If I Never Get To Love You1965 US
D.J. 669 DONNIE BROOKS  Pink Carousel / Popcorn (instrumental)1965 US
CHALLENGE 59331 DONNIE BROOKS  I Call Your Name / Be Fair1966 US
CHALLENGE 59344 DONNIE BROOKS  Pink Carousel / Minstrel Man1966 US
ERA 3194 DONNIE BROOKS  Blue Soldier / Love Is Funny That Way1968 US
YARDBIRD 8006 DONNIE BROOKS  Sunglasses In The Sand / Sunshine, Summertime And Love1968 US
YARDBIRD 8008 DONNIE BROOKS  Hush / Sunshine, Summertime And Love1968 US
YARDBIRD 8010 DONNIE BROOKS  Tree Trimming Time / Tree Trimming Time (instrumental)1969 US
HAPPY TIGER 529 DONNIE BROOKS  Abracadabra / I Know You As A Woman1970 US
HAPPY TIGER 544 DONNIE BROOKS  Hush / I Know You As A Woman1970 US
HAPPY TIGER 551 DONNIE BROOKS  My God And I / Pink Carousel1970 US
HAPPY TIGER 566 DONNIE BROOKS  (I Wanna) Have You For Myself / Rub-A-Dub-Dub1971 US
HAPPY TIGER 579 DONNIE BROOKS  I'm Gonna Make You Love Me / Pink Carousel1971 US
OAK 1019 DONNIE BROOKS  The Song That I Sing Is For You / Country Dude1971 US
MIDSONG INTERNATIONAL 1007  DONNIE BROOKS  Big John / Get Fame, Son1978 US
ERIC 299 DONNIE BROOKS  Mission Bell / (reverse by The Teddy Bears: To Know Him Is To Love Him) (reissue)19?? US
COLLECTABLES C 3123 DONNIE BROOKS  Mission Bell / (reverse by Tony Bellus: Robbin' The Cradle) (reissue)19?? US

Note: Dick Bush on Hit Records ("Nobody But You") is a different person.



ALBUMS

ERA EL 105 DONNIE BROOKS: THE HAPPIEST  (LP)
That's Why / Memories Are Made Of This / Mission Bell / How Long / The Devil Ain't A Man / Twilight Time / Memphis / P.S. I Love You / All I Can Give / What'd I Say / Doll House / Round Robin
-- UK edition: London HAN 2391, 1961 --
1961 US
WISHBONE WB-1001 DONNIE BROOKS: SO GOOD! SO GOOD! SO GOOD!  (LP)
Sweet Caroline / Behind Closed Doors / Born On The Bayou / That's All Right / Mission Bells / Yellow Ribbon / Country Rock / My Way / Oldies But Goodies Medley
1975 US
ULTRA 1032 DONNIE BROOKS: THE HAPPIEST  (LP)
That's Why / Memories Are Made Of This / Mission Bell / How Long / The Devil Ain't A Man / Twilight Time / Up To My Ears (In Tears) / Sweet Lorraine / Goodnight Judy / Wishbone / Memphis / P.S. I Love You / All I Can Give / What'd I Say / Doll House / Round Robin / Oh You Beautiful Doll / Your Little Boy's Come Home / Just A Bystander / Boomerang
19??
JUKE BOX SATURDAY NIGHT JBSN 1004 DONNIE BROOKS: ROCK'N'ROLL FEVER - UNKNOWN STAR  (LP)
Don't Cry Little Baby / Cries My Heart / Memphis / That's Why / My Favorite Kind Of Face / Mission Bell / It's Not That Easy / Round Robin / Doll House / Oh, You Beautiful Doll / The Devil Ain't A Man / Wishbone / All I Can Give / He Stole Flo
19?? ITA
ERA LP 3010 DONNIE BROOKS: SWAY AND MOVE  (LP)
Bertha Lou / Till The Law Says Stop / Up To My Ears In tears / Baby Where Are You / Did You Ever See A Dream Walking / Boomerang / Goodnight Judy / The Question / I Call Your Name / Sway And Move With The Beat / Tell Me [not actually by Donnie Brooks!] / Open Your Arms [probably not by Donnie Brooks!] / Someday / Love Is Funny That Way / Sweet Lorraine / Girl Machine / Tavern Song [not actually by Donnie Brooks!] / Moon In My Window [not actually by Donnie Brooks!]
19??
TEEN SOUND RECORDS TSR 59631 DONNIE BROOKS: HITS AND RARITIES  (CD)
Mission Bell / Doll House / Wishbone / Round Robin / Memphis / That's Why / The Devil Ain't A Man / Someday / If You're Lookin' / Moon In My Window [not actually by Donnie Brooks!] / How Long / All I Can Give / Boomerang / Sweet Lorraine / My Favourite Kind Of Face / Oh, You Beautiful Doll / He Stole Flo / Up To My Ears (In Tears) / Girl Machine / If I Never Get To Love You / Love Is Funny That Way / Can't Help Loving You / Gone / Just A Bystander / Goodnite Judy / Sway And Move With The Beat / I Fell For Your Line, Baby / Hollywood Party / Betcha I Getcha / Ezactly / What'd I Say / Tell Me [not actually by Donnie Brooks!] / Tavern Song [not actually by Donnie Brooks!] / Open Your Arms [probably not by Donnie Brooks!] / Cries My Heart
1994 CAN
CANETOAD INT. CD 6458/CTI 002 DONNIE BROOKS: GREATEST HITS, 1958-1968  (CD)
Bertha Lou / Til The Law Says Stop / I Fell For Your Line Baby / Betcha I Getcha / Hollywood Party / Ezactly / White Orchid / Sway And Move With The Beat / The Devil Ain't A Man / How Long / Mission Bell / Doll House / Round Robin / Memphis / That's Why / Wishbone / All I Can Give / Boomerang / Sweet Lorraine / Up To My Ears (In Tears) / Goodnight Judy / My Favorite Kind Of Face / He Stole Flo / Oh, You Beautiful Doll / Just A Bystander / Memories Are Made Of This / Twilight Zone / PS I Love You / What'd I Say / Gone / Girl Machine / Can't Help Lovin' You / If I Never Get To Love You / Love Is Funny That Way
2001 AUS
TEENAGER CD-606 DONNIE BROOKS: SINGS "MISSION BELL" AND ALL HIS OTHER HITS  (CD)
Mission Bell / Don't Cry Little Little Baby / Cries My Heart / That's Why / My Favorite Kind Of Face / It's Not That Easy / Round Robin / Doll House / Oh, You Beautiful Doll / Devil Ain't A Man / Wishbone / All I Can Give / He Stole Flo / Bertha Lou / Til The Law Says Stop / Sweet Lorraine / Ezactly / Betcha I Getcha / Hollywood Party / Just A Bystander / Boomerang / Twilight Time / Sway And Move To The Beat / How Long / PS I Love You / Up To My Ears In Tears / Gone / I Fell For Your Line, Baby / Do It For Me / Your Little Boy's Come Home / Love Is Funny That Way / Memphis / Goodnight Judy
200?




COMPILATIONS

KRLA 1110 V/A: KRLA'S MILLION DOLLAR SOUND - LOS ANGELES' GREATEST HITS  (LP)
Donnie Brooks: Mission Bell
1963 US
HBR RECORDS HLP-8500 V/A: A SWINGIN' SUMMER (ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK)  (LP)
Donnie Brooks: Penny The Poo
1965 US
ERA ESVOL-1 V/A: GOLDEN ERA SERIES, VOL.1  (LP)
Donnie Brooks: Doll House / Mission Bell
1967 US
OAK OR 1001 V/A: TRUTH OF TRUTHS - A CONTEMPORARY ROCK OPERA  (2-LP)
(lead vocalists: Donnie Brooks, Dick & Sandy St John, John & Mike Mancha, Ben Short, Val Stoecklein, etc.) 
1971 US
20TH CENTURY T2/J2-506 V/A: HAPPY BIRTHDAY U.S.A.  (2-LP)
Happy Birthday U.S.A.
1976 US
MOVIE STAR RECORDS DH 103-77 V/A: LEGEND OF FRANK WOODS (SOUNDTRACK)  (LP)
Jenny's Theme
1977 US
ACE-CHISWICK CH 1  V/A: HOLLYWOOD ROCK'N'ROLL  (LP)
Dick Bush: Hollywood Party / Ezactly
1977 UK
FED EP 04 VARIOUS ARTISTS (untitled)  (7" EP)
Johnny Faire: Bertha Lou
19?? NOR
CASCADE DROP 1009 V/A: TWENTY GREAT ROCKABILLY HITS OF THE 50'S  (LP)
Dick Bush: Hollywood Party
1985 UK
HYDRA BLK 7702 V/A: LIKE WOW  (LP)
Johnny Faire: Bertha Lou / Til The Law Says Stop
1985 GER
NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS NME PRO 5  V/A: I DREAMT I WAS ELVIS  (LP)
Dick Bush: Hollywood Party
(promo LP edition of the New Musical Express cassette)
1987 UK
SKYLINE 2011 V/A: THE BURNETTE CONNECTION  (LP)
Johnny Faire: Bertha Lou / Til The Law Says Stop
1989 UK
THUNDER LP 002 V/A: IT DON'T MEAN A THING A THING IF IT AIN'T GOT THE BEAT! VOL.2  (LP)
Johnny Faire: I Fell For Your Line Baby
19?? FRA
ACE CDCHM 1 V/A: HOLLYWOOD ROCK'N'ROLL  (CD)
Dick Bush: Hollywood Party / Ezactly
1990 UK
MUSTANG MUST 3 V/A: ROCKABILLY & HILLBILLY BOP, VOL.3 : LET'S GO BOPPIN' TONIGHT  (CD) 
Johnny Faire: Til The Law Says Stop
199?
FOLKLINE 274-164 V/A: GO KAT GO! VOL.3  (CD) 
Johnny Faire: Til The Law Says Stop
19?? UK
BUFFALO BOP BB-CD 55007 V/A: A BALL TONIGHT  (LP)
Johnny Faire: Bertha Lou / Betcha I Getcha / I Fell For Your Line Baby
1993 GER
CHIEF CCD 1156507 V/A: ULTRA RARE ROCKABILLY'S, VOL.7  (CD)
Johnny Faire: Bertha Lou
1993 HOL 
CHIEF CCD 1156510 V/A: ULTRA RARE ROCKABILLY'S, VOL.10  (CD)
Johnny Faire: Til The Law Says Stop
1993 HOL
CLUB LP 015 V/A: GRAB THIS AND DANCE, VOL.15  (LP)
Dick Bush: Hollywood Party
1994 UK
FLAME LP 017 V/A: DESPERATE ROCK'N'ROLL, VOL.17  (LP)
Sway And Move With The Beat
1995 UK
VALDIMIR TWIST VTR 6901 V/A: LIKE NOTHING YOUR EARS HAVE EVER HEARD, VOL.1  (LP)
Johnny Faire: Bertha Lou
1995
LUCKY CDLR 810 V/A: ROCKABILLY GOLD, VOL.10  (CD)
Johnny Faire: Bertha Lou
1996 UK
JIM JAM WLJJ 1010 V/A: REBEL ROCKABILLY ROCK, VOL.10  (LP)
Johnny Jordan: Sweet, Sweet, Sweet
1996 HOL 
BIG E 001 V/A: KUSTOM MADE ROCK-A-BILLY, VOL.1  (LP)
Johnny Faire: Til The Law Says Stop
1998 US
ROJAK 601 V/A: THIS STUFF KILLS YOU  (CD)
Donnie Brooks: If You're Lookin'
2000
CLARK'S ARCHIVE 003-2007 V/A: ALAN CLARK'S ROCK & ROLL SHOW  (CD)
Donnie Brooks with Alan Clark: Bertha Lou
2007 US
GVC 2018 V/A: THE HOLLYWOOD HEP CATS  (2-CD)<
Johnny Faire: Til The Law Says Stop
2008


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Tapio Väisänen (through Rockinrecords message board) | Tony Watson

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) | Blue Suede News #43 (1998) | Record Exchanger #29 (discography compiled by Gary Myers)

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