KEEN RECORDS - DISCOGRAPHY





KEEN RECORDS - SINGLES

3-4001Jack RogersHey Team / You'll Never Know1957
3-4002Sam Cooke(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons / Desire Me 1958
3-4003The DebsDoom A Roca / Johnnie Darling1957
3-4004The ValiantsThis Is The Night / Good Golly, Miss Molly1958
3-4005Johnny 'Guitar' WatsonOne Room Country Shack / Gangster Of Love1958
3-4006The TravelersWhy / Teenage Machine Age1958
3-4007The ValiantsLover, Lover / Walkin' Girl1958
3-4008The ValiantsTemptation Of My Heart / Frieda, Frieda1958
3-4009Sam CookeYou Were Made For Me / Lonely Island1958
3-4010Bumps BlackwellSumpin' Jumpin' / Ms. & Dr.1958
3-4011The T BirdsBag Pipe Stroll / Full House1958
3-4012The TravelersHe's Got The Whole World In His Hands / Green Town Girl1958
3-4013Sam CookeYou Send Me / Summertime1958
3-4014Froggy Landers & the Cough DropsRiver Rock, Pt.1 / River Rock, Pt.21958
3-4015The RaidersYoo Hoo / Hocus Pocus1958
3-4016The TurksFather Time / Okay1958
3-4017   
3-4018Marti BarrisAhbe Casabee / Can't You Read Between The Lines1958
3-4019Robert DraperJoanie & Meu / Do You Dare1958
3-4020Betty BarkleyOh, Johnny / My Resistance Is Low1958
3-4021Marlene GwynnWestern Movies / Ay Cosita Linda Mama1958
3-4022   
3-4023Johnny 'Guitar' WatsonHoney / Deana Baby1958
3-4024Rene BlockFrenesi / Wa-Pa-Cha1958
3-4025The MontaguesChinese Rock / I'm Happy1958
3-4026The ValiantsPlease Wait, My Love / Frieda, Frieda1958
3-4027Kylo TurnerI Need Your Love / Where There's A Willre's A Way1958
3-4028The GimicksSneaky Snail / Naughty Rooster1958
3-4029Jackie GotroeGolden Spur / Summer Lightning1958
3-4030Charles WalkerI've Got My Eyes On The World / If I Ever Wanted You1959
3-4031Mary KinneyBobby, My Love / I'm Anxious1959
3-4032The Stewart BrothersRat / Ra Ra Roo1959
3-4033The TravelersI Go For You / I'll Always Be In Love With You1959
3-4034Gene BlockMagitos / Raunchy Cha Cha Cha1959
3-4035The ValiantsWe Knew / Walkin' Girl1959
3-4036Herbie AlpertSummer School / Hully Gully1959
3-4037Buddy LoweSherry Lee / Oh, It's Wonderful1959
5-2001Champ ButlerMississippi Mud / Heartbreak Cannonball1958
5-2002The Salmas BrothersEarthquake In My Heart / Circle Rock1958
5-2003Marti BarrisMy First Love / Scottish Fling1958
5-2004Wendy PowersAuctioneer Lover / Lucky, Lucky, Lucky1958
5-2005Sam CookeStealing Kisses / All Of My Life1958
5-2006Sam CookeWin Your Love For Me / Almost In Your Arms1958
5-2006Sam CookeWin Your Love For Me / Love Song From "Houseboat" (stereo/blue plastic1958
5-2007Milton GraysonBeggar Boy / As Long As Life Goes By1958
5-2008Sam CookeLove You Most Of All / Blue Moon1958
5-2009Raul Trana & the NicaraguansSoy Sentimental / Cu Cu Ra Cha Rock1958
5-2010Milton GraysonNo Greater Love / I Love You Much Too Much1958
5-2011The TravelersI'll Be Home For Christmas / Katie Kangaroo1958
5-2012Arthur Dagwood LakeKatie Kangaroo / Rudolph Red-Nosed Reindeer1958
5-2013Roberta LinnMerry Christmas, Darling / Katie Kangaroo1958
5-2014Roberta LinnJump For Joy / Willow In The Wind1958
5-2015Jerry WrightOh, Jan / Do You Love Me1959
5-2016Marti BarrisDancin' Around / Sweet Talk1959
5-2017The Salmas BrothersZombie / Things I Love1959
5-2018Sam CookeEverybody Likes To Cha Cha Cha / Little Things You Do also stereo edition available)1959
5-2019Champ ButlerThem There Eyes Cha Cha Cha / Mourning In The Morning1959
5-2020Milton GraysonI Want You To Know / Lonely Lover1959
5-2021Jack RogersFrankie & Johnny / Never Wait For More1959
5-2022Sam CookeOnly Sixteen / Let's Go Steady Again (also stereo edition available)1959
5-2023Lani KaiBeach Party / Little Brown Girl1959
8-2101Sam CookeSummertime (Part 1) / Summertime (Part 2)1959
8-2102The EchoesTime / Dee Dee Di Oh1959
8-2102Milton GraysonIt Ain't Necessarily So / You're A Part Of Me1959
8-2103The Silver BellesNo More Sunshine / Candy Kisses And Bubble Gum1959
8-2103Lani KaiI'm Gonna Leave My Heart At Home / Beatnik1959
8-2104Myron Lee & the CaddiesCome Back Baby / Baby Sittin' 1959
8-2105Sam CookeThere! I've Said It Again / One Hour Ahead Of The Posse1959
8-2106Elroy Shadow PeaceYeah, Baby / Where Did I Goof1959
8-2107Ronnie BrownElsie's Dream / When It's Springtime In The Rockies1959
8-2108The Salmas BrothersKissing Bug / Cocoanut Grove1959
8-2109Lani KaiIsle Of No Aloha / Now There Are None1959
8-2110   
8-2111Sam Cooke'T'Ain't Nobody's Bizness (If I Do) / No One1960
8-2112Sam CookeWonderful World / Along The Navajo Trail1960
8-2113The Stewart BrothersSleep On The Porch / Yum Yum1960
8-2114   
8-2115   
8-2116The Salmas BrothersI've Never Been In Love Before / Lolita1960
8-2117Sam CookeWith You / I Thank God1960
8-2118Sam CookeSteal Away / So Glamorous1960
8-2119Dee & DiGoodbye / Lucky Girl1960
8-2120The ValiantsThis Is The Nite / Walkin' Girl1960
8-2121Dee & DiJust You / Dream1960
8-2122Sam CookeMary, Mary Lou / Eee-Yi-Ee-Yi-Oh1960
8-2123Billy KeenAngel / There's One Thing I Want1960
8-2124Jay DarrowGirl In My Dreams / I Love That Girl1960
8-1003Sam CookeStealing Kisses / Sentimental Reasons19??  




KEEN RECORDS - EP'S

2001 Sam Cooke SAM COOKE VOL.1 1957 
2002Sam CookeSAM COOKE VOL.2 1957
2003Sam CookeSAM COOKE VOL.3 1957
2006Sam CookeENCORE VOL.1 1958
2007Sam CookeENCORE VOL.2 1958
2008Sam CookeENCORE VOL.3 1958
2012Sam CookeTRIBUTE TO THE LADY VOL.1 1959
2013Sam CookeTRIBUTE TO THE LADY VOL.2 1959
2014Sam CookeTRIBUTE TO THE LADY VOL.3 1959




KEEN RECORDS - ALBUMS

A-2001Sam Cooke (with Bumps Blackwell Orchestra)SAM COOKE
You Send Me / The Lonesome Road / Tammy / Ol' Man River / Moonlight In Vermont / Canadian Sunset / Summertime / Around The World / Ain't Misbehavin' / The Bells Of St. Mary's / So Long / Danny Boy / That Lucky Old Sun
(issued in mono only)
2/1958
A-2002Memo Bernabei OrchestraMEMO TO DANCERS 1958
A-2003Sam CookeENCORE
Oh Look At Me Now / Someday / Along The Navaho Trail / Running Wild / Accentuate The Positive / Mary Mary Lou / When I Fall In Love / I Cover The Waterfront / My Foolish HeartToday I Sing The Blues / The Gypsy / It's The Talk Of The Town(issued in mono only)
11/1958 
A-2004/AS-2004Sam CookeTRIBUTE TO THE LADY, BILLIE HOLIDAY
God Bless The Child / She's Funny That Way / I've Got A Right To Sing The Blues / Good Morning Heartache / T'Aint Nobody's Bizness (If I Do) / Lover Girl (Man) / Let's Call The Whole Thing Off / Lover Come Back To Me / Solitude / They Can't Take That Away From Me / Crazy In Love With You
(issued in both mono and stereo)
4/1959
8-6101Sam CookeHIT KIT
Only Sixteen / All Of My Life / Everybody Likes To Cha Cha Cha / Blue Moon / Win Your Love For Me / Lonely Island / You Send Me / Love You Most Of All / For Sentimental Reasons / Little Things You Do / Let's Go Steady Again / You Were Made For Me
(issued in mono only)
1959
2-6102Memo Bernabei OrchestraLOVE THAT WALTZ1960
8-6103V/AI THANK GOD
Sam Cooke: I Thank God / Original Blind Boys: You Got To Move / Gospel Harmonettes: Jericho Walls / Sam Cooke: That's Heaven To Me / Gospel Harmonettes: Love Lifted Me / Original Blind Boys: Coming Up Through The Years / Sam Cooke: Steal Away / Gospel Harmonettes: Trust And Obey / Original Blind Boys: This Friend Jesus / Sam Cooke: Deep River / Gospel Harmonettes: God's Goodness / Original Blind Boys: Oh Lord Fix It
1960
LP 8-6104   
LP 8-6105   
8-6106Sam CookeTHE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SAM COOKE
Wonderful World / Desire Me / Summertime / Almost In Your Arms / That's Heaven To Me / No One / With You / Blue Moon / Stealing Kisses / You Were Made For Me / There I've Said It Again / I Thank God
(issued in mono only)
1960




POSSIBLE SUBSIDIARY: FAMOUS RECORDS - ALBUMS
Note: The Famous label wasn't necessarily the Keen
subsidiary but it released much of the same material.


F-501V/AROCKIN' SLUMBER PARTY
Herbie Alpert: Hully Gully / Lani Kai: Beach Party / Billy Storm: We Knew / Sam Cooke: Steal Away / Ral Tones: Dumb Dora / Herbie Alpert: Summer School / Marti Barris: Scottish Fling / Bumps Blackwell: Sumpin' Jumpin / Turks: Okay / Echoes: Dee-Dee-Di-Oh
1961
F-502Sam CookeSAM'S SONGS
Little Things You Do / Come Love / Lonesome Road / The Gypsy / That's Heaven To Me / Love You Most Of All / Canadian Sunset / Solitude / I Thank God / Danny Boy
1961
F-503The Original Gospel HarmonettesGOD'S GOODNESS
God's Goodness / Jericho Walls / Trust And Obey / Power Of The Holy Ghost / The World Has Changed / Looking For A Home / Precious Memories / I Have Done / Love Lifted Me / Elijah
1961
F-504Billy Storm & the ValiantsTHIS IS THE NIGHT
This Is The Night / Temptation Of My Heart / Walkin' Girl / Please Wait My Love / Love Game / Good Golly Miss Molly / Lover Lover / Frieda Frieda / We Knew / Screwdriver
1961
F-505Sam CookeONLY 16
Only Sixteen / She's Funny That Way / My Foolish Heart / So Long / Mary Mary Lou / So Glamorous / Crazy In Love With You / When I Fall In Love / Good Morning Heartache / Let's Go Steady Again
1961
F-506Milton GraysonTHE VELVET VOICE OF ... 1961
F-507   
F-508Sam CookeSO WONDERFUL
Wonderful World / Summertime / Almost In Your Arms / Tammy / Talk Of The Town / You Were Made For Me / Along The Navajo Trail / No One / I Cover The Waterfront / Around The World In 80 Days
1961
F-509Sam CookeYOU SEND ME
You Send Me / Old Man River / Ee-Yi-Ee-Yi-Oh / With You / Accentuate The Positive / Desire Me / Ain't Misbehavin' / Lucky Old Sun / Today I Sing the Blues / Lonely Island
1962
F-510Gulf Coast JazzWADE IN THE WATER
Wade In The Water / Lil David / I Got Shoes / When The Saints Go Marching In / Nigeria / Reminiscence / Sinners Don't Let This Harvest Go / Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen / This Little Light Of Mine
1962
F-511   
F-512Sam CookeCHA-CHA-CHA
Everybody Likes To Cha Cha Cha / T'Aint Nobody's Bizness / Runnin' Wild / Deep River / Oh Look At Me Now / Stealin' Kisses / Someday / They Can't Take That Away From Me / Blue Moon / There I've Said It Again
1962/3 


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | Goldmine Standard Catalog Of Rhythm & Blues Records (Tim Neely, 2002) | Go Cat Go - Rockabilly & Rockers Price Guide & Discography (Peter Salamone, 1995)

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