LEE DRESSER & THE KRAZY KATS





SINGLES

JAN - (acetate, rec. 5/1959) THE KRAZY KATS Lovin' Up A Storm / Great Balls Of Fire / Guitar Boogie Shuffle / Rawhide 1959 US
JAN - (acetate, rec. 7/1959) LARRY MEYER (with the Krazy Kats) Night Of Love / Too Young For Love1959 US
DAMON - (acetate, rec. 9/1959) THE KRAZY KATS Wiggly Little Mama / Beat Out My Love1959 US
DAMON D-12350 LEE DRESSER AND THE KRAZY KATS   Beat Out My Love / Thinkin' 'Bout Your Love1960 US 
ROBIN 6401 THE KRAZY KATS Wiggly Little Mama / Ooh Poo Pah Doo1964 US
ROBIN 6402 THE KRAZY KATS Your Lovin' Way / Turn on Your Love Light1964 US
AMOS AJB 118 LEE DRESSER El Camino Real / Abraham, Martin & John1969 US
BELLA LINDA BL-3A LEE DRESSER Georgia Line / Talkin' To Myself1975? US
SEVEN SEAS FMS 22 (p/s) LEE DRESSER To Touch The Wind / ?1975? JPN
CAPITOL 4529/4535 LEE DRESSER You're All The Woman I'll Ever Need / Fallin'
(a-side Billboard/c&w #78)
1978 US
CAPITOL 4613 LEE DRESSER A Beautiful Song (For A Beautiful Lady) / The Man Up In The Mansion
(a-side Billboard/c&w #86)
1978 US
CAPITOL 4708 LEE DRESSER Let's Love Tonight / Someone Who Loved You Just Like Me1979 US
AIR INTERNATIONAL ARG 10021 LEE DRESSER The Hero / All I Have To Do
(a-side Billboard/c&w #77)
1983 US
AIR INTERNATIONAL ARG 10022 LEE DRESSER Feeling's Feelin' Right / Lovers Memory
(a-side Billboard/c&w #96)
1983 US
ECCO-FONIC EF-1006 (p/s) THE KRAZY KATS Beat Out My Love / Wiggly Little Mama  (1959 acetate versions)1998 US
DAMON D-12350 LEE DRESSER AND THE KRAZY KATS Beat Out My Love (alt.) / El Camino Real  (bootleg reissue)2010? UK
AMOS AJB 118 LEE DRESSER El Camino Real / Thinkin' 'Bout Your Love  (bootleg reissue)2010? UK?
DAMON D-12350 LEE DRESSER Beat Out My Love / Thinkin' 'Bout Your Love  (bootleg reissue)2011 UK




ALBUMS

DAMON LP 12478 THE KRAZY KATS: MOVIN' OUT!!  (LP)
Turn On Your Love Light / What'd I Say / Bo Diddley / Baby What You Want Me To Do / Twist And Shout / Don't Cry No More / Comin' Home, Baby / Ooh Poo Pah Doo / Your Lovin' Way / Money / Got My Mojo Workin'
(1964 recordings feat. Lee Dresser:vcl/gtr/hca, Willie Craig:vcl/keys, Fred Fletcher:dms/bckgr.vcls)
-- reissue: Robin R-64301, 1965 US --
1964 US
AMOS AAS-7003 LEE DRESSER: EL CAMINO REAL (RECORDED LIVE)  (LP)
El Camino Real / If I Were A Carpenter / Hey Jude-Yesterday (Medley) / Bring All Your Lovin' Back To Me / Abraham, Martin And John / A Hundred Pounds Of Clay / Baby, The Rain Must Fall / This Little Light Of Mine / Listenin' To The Rain / I'm Walkin' / Bright Lights, Big City / A Place In The Sun-This Land Is Your Land (Medley)
(recorded live at Ye Little Club, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, Ca., feat. Lee Dresser:vcl/gtr, Glen D. Hardin:pno, Rick Cathaway:bs, Jerry Allison:dms)
-- UK edition: London HAU 8400, 1969 --
1969 US
BELLA LINDA 1A/B LEE DRESSER: TO TOUCH THE WIND  (LP)
Wilderness Family from the Motion Picture "Adventures Of The Wilderness Family" / So Many Doors / I'm Talkin' To Myself Again / Country Nights, Country Days / Songwriter / Poor Old Billy / To Touch The Wind from the Motion Picture "Adventures Of The Wilderness Family" / Stariway To The Sky / Young Boy, Young Girl / Georgia Line / Yesterday And You / I'll Be Leavin' You Again
(feat. Lee Dresser:vcl/gtr/bn/hca, Dan Crary:gtr, Al Perkins:st.gtr, Red Rhodes:st.gtr, Larry McNeely:bn, Glen D. Hardin:pno, Pete Jolly:pno, Ron Dasaro:org, Joe Osborn:bs, Pat Smith:bs, Jerry Allison:dms/hambone, Al Garibaldi:dms, Doug Gilmore:perc/hambone + The Teesdale Street Choir:bckgr.vcls)
1975? US
AIR INTERNATIONAL RECORD GROUP ARG-10021 LEE DRESSER: THE HERO  (LP)
The Hero / Heart To Heart / Dancin' With The Wind / Love Led Me To You / Lover's Memories / The Feelin's Feelin' Right / Your Mother's Eyes / All I Have To Do / Listen To My Heart / You're Better Than I Dreamed
(recorded at Columbia Studios, Nashville, Tn., feat. Lee Dresser:vcl, Gene O'Neal:st.gtr, Bucky Barrett:ld.gtr, Pete Bordonali:ld.gtr, Bobby Thompson:rh.gtr, Ron Reynolds:rh.gtr, Hargus "Pig" Robbins:pno, Henry Strzelecki:bs, Jerry Kroon:dms)
1983 US
KRAZY KATS KK 40 THE KRAZY KATS: 40 YEARS...AND STILL ROCKIN'! 1957-1997  (CD)
Wiggly Little Mama (1959) / Beat Out My Love (1959) / Thinkin' 'Bout Your Love (1961) / Twist And Shout (1964) / What'd I Say (1964) / Your Lovin' Way (1964) / My Old Girlfriends (1983) / Honey Bee (1983) / You Can't Find Love (1983) / Rockin' With Jerry Lee (1983) / Louie, Louie (1986) / Whole Lotta Shakin'-Great Balls Of Fire (1986) / Johnny B. Goode (1986) / Little Richard Medley (1988) / 'Make Out' Medley (1988) / Shake A Tail Feather (1990) / Beach Boys Melody (1992) / Barbara Ann (1992) / Blueberry Hill-Blue Monday (1992) / Elvis Medley (1994) / Still Rockin' (1994)
1997 US
KRAZY KATS KK 2000 THE KRAZY KATS: ROCKIN' THRU THE CENTURIES!  (CD)
Old Time Rock And Roll / At The Hop / All Shook Up / Ain't That A Shame / Twist-Peppermint Twist / Smoke Gets In Your Eyes / Peggy Sue / Proud Mary / All In The Game / Mony, Mony / I Only Have Eyes For You / Shotgun / Pretty Woman / Lovin' Feelin' / Kansas City / Little Latin Lupe Lu / Cryin' / Hand Jive / Can't Help Fallin' In Love / Chantilly Lace / Little Darlin' / Lost In The Fifties
(1989-1992 recordings feat. Lee Dresser:vcl/gtr/hca, Willie Craig:vcl/keys, Fred Fletcher:vcl/dms)
2000 US
KRAZY KATS KK 45 THE KRAZY KATS: STILL KATTIN' AROUND  (CD)
Still Kattin' Around / Runaway / The Wonder Of You / La Bamba / Lawdy, Miss Clawdy / Sleepwalk / Dance Medley / Miss Ann / But I Do / Honky Tonk Woman / Hey, Baby / You Never Can Tell / Pledging My Love / Higher And Higher / I Hear You Knockin' / Platters Medley / Blue Suede Shoes / Big Boss Man / Blue Velvet / True Fine Mama / Little Queenie / Walkin' To New Orleans
(2002 recordings feat. Lee Dresser:vcl/gtr/hca, Willie Craig:vcl/keys, Fred Fletcher:dms/bckgr.vcls)
2002 US
KRAZY KATS KK 46 THE KRAZY KATS: BIG KATS, LITTLE CATS  (CD)
Big Kats, Little Cats / So Fine / Dream, Dream, Dream / Knock On Wood / Don't Be Cruel / I Want To Walk You Home / New Orleans-Sea Cruise / Mustang Sally / Love Me Tender / Bread And Butter / Be Bop A Lula / Hold Me, Thrill Me / Quarter To Three / High Heel Sneakers / Since I Fell For You / Land Of 1000 Dances / Mountain Of Love / Burnin' Love / Earth Angel / Come Go With Me / Tallahassee Lassie / Let It Be Me
(2002 recordings feat. Lee Dresser:vcl/gtr/hca, Willie Craig:vcl/keys, Fred Fletcher:dms/bckgr.vcls)
2002 US
KRAZY KATS KK 1964 THE KRAZY KATS: MOVIN' OUT!! WITH THE KRAZY KATS  (CD)
Turn On Your Love Light / What'd I Say / Bo Diddley / Baby What You Want Me To Do / Twist And Shout / Don't Cry No More / Comin' Home, Baby / Ooh Poo Pah Doo / Your Lovin' Way / Money / Got My Mojo Workin'
(reissue of Damon/Robin LP)
2002 US




COMPILATIONS

FLAME LP 003 V/A: DESPERATE ROCK'N'ROLL, VOL.3  (LP)
Lee Dresser: Beat Out My Love
1987 UK
WHITE LABEL WLP 8964 V/A: MISSOURI ROCKERS, VOL.2  (LP)
Lee Dresser (Krazy Kats): Lovin' Up A Storm / Rawhide / Great Balls Of Fire / Guitar Boogie Shuffle
(unissued Jan masters 1958-1959)  
1991 HOL
FLAME CD 002 V/A: DESPERATE ROCK'N'ROLL, VOL.2  (CD)
Lee Dresser: Beat Out My Love
1992 UK
BUFFALO BOP CD 55018 V/A: HIGH SCHOOL CAESAR  (CD)
Lee Dresser: Thinkin' 'Bout Your Love
1994 GER
BUFFALO BOP CD 55019 V/A: IT'S ROCK'N ROLL  (CD)
Lee Dresser: Beat Out My Love
1994 GER 
COLLECTOR CLCD 4425 V/A: REALLLL RRRROCKIN'  (CD)
The Krazy Kats: Wiggley Little Mama (acetate version) / Beat Out My Love (acetate version)
1995 HOL
COLLECTOR CLCD 4434 V/A: EARLY MISSOURI ROCKERS FROM JAN RECORDS  (CD)
The Krazy Kats: Lovin' Up A Storm / Rawhide / Great Balls Of Fire / Guitar Boogie Shuffle
1996 HOL
CLUB WWR LP 004 V/A: WILD WILD ROCKIN', VOL.4  (CD)
The Krazy Kats: Lovin' Up A Storm / Lee Dresser: Beat Out My Love
1996 UK
LUCKY CD 601 V/A: ROCK ROCK-OLA  (CD)
Lee Dresser: Thinkin' 'Bout Your Love
1997 UK
BORN BAD CD 006 V/A: BORN BAD, VOL.6  (CD)
Lee Dresser: Beat Out My Love
1998 UK
COLLECTOR CLCD 4454 V/A: SOLID ORIGINAL ROCK  (CD)
Lee Dresser: Beat Out My Love / Thinkin' 'Bout Your Love
1999 HOL
GREASY LP 007 V/A: GREASY ROCK'N'ROLL, VOL.7  (CD)
Lee Dresser: Thinkin' 'Bout Your Love
1999 UK
LUCKY CD 502 V/A: PIANOLA ROCK-OLA, VOL.2  (CD)
The Krazy Kats: Lovin' Up A Storm
19?? UK
STCTU CD 001 V/A: SONGS THE CRAMPS TAUGHT US, VOL.1  (CD)
Lee Dresser: Beat Out My Love
19??
CENTHY CD 2001 V/A: KEEP ON ROCKIN'  (CD)
The Krazy Kats: Lovin' Up A Storm
2000 SWE
ECCO-FONIC EFCD 001 V/A: THIS IS ECCO-FONIC!  (CD)
The Krazy Kats: Beat Out My Love / Wiggly Little Mama
2000 US
COLLECTOR CLCD 4468  V/A: MEGATON ROCK  (CD)
Lee Dresser: Honey Bee (1983 recording)
2000 HOL


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Benoit Billot | Lee Dresser | Tapio Väisänen

Published sources: Billboard Top Country Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1989) | Goldmine Country & Western Record Price Guide (Tim Neely, 2001) | Show-Me Blowout! #2 | Show-Me Blowout! #3

Online sources: www.allmusic.com | www.recordmaster.com | rcs.law.emory.edu/rcs (Rockin' Country Style) | www.singlesdb.com | krazykats.net | www.ebay.com | www.gemm.com | www.musicstack.com | www.rockabilly.nl (BlackCat Rockabilly Europe)

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