THE ROYAL TEENS





SINGLES

POWER 215 THE ROYAL TEENS Short Shorts / Planet Rock11/1957 US 
ABC-PARAMOUNT 9882 THE ROYAL TEENS Short Shorts / Planet Rock1958 US
HMV POP 454 (78/45rpm) THE ROYAL TEENS Short Shorts / Planet Rock1958 UK
KARUSELL KFF 232 THE ROYAL TEENS Short Shorts / Planet Rock1958 SWE/NOR
ABC-PARAMOUNT 9918 THE ROYAL TEENS Big Name Button / Sham Rock4/1958 US
SPARTON 575R THE ROYAL TEENS Big Name Button / Sham Rock1958 CAN
ABC-PARAMOUNT 9945 THE ROYAL TEENS Harvey's Got A Girl Friend / Hangin' Round7/1958 US
SPARTON 623R THE ROYAL TEENS Harvey's Got A Girl Friend / Hangin' Round1958 CAN
ABC-PARAMOUNT 9955 THE ROYAL TEENS My Kind Of Dream / Open The Door (Forgot The Key)9/1958 US
SPARTON 655R THE ROYAL TEENS My Kind Of Dream / Open The Door (Forgot The Key)1958 CAN
MIGHTY P-111 THE ROYAL TEENS Leotards / Royal Blue2/1959 US
REO 8343 THE ROYAL TEENS Leotards / Royal Blue1959 CAN
MIGHTY P-112 THE ROYAL TEENS Cave Man / Wounded Heart1959 US
MIGHTY P-113 THE ROYAL TEENS Sittin' With My Baby / Mad Gass3/1959 US
CAPITOL F 4261 THE ROYAL TEENS Believe Me / Little Cricket8/1959 US
CAPITOL CL 15068 THE ROYAL TEENS Believe Me / Little Cricket1959 UK
CAPITOL 4335 THE ROYAL TEENS The Moon's Not Meant For Lovers (Anymore) / Was It A Dream?2/1960 US
CAPITOL 4402 THE ROYAL TEENS It's The Talk Of The Town / With You8/1960 US
MIGHTY 200 ROYAL TEENS My Memories Of You / Little Trixie8/1961 US
JUBILEE 5418 THE ROYAL TEENS Short Short Twist / Royal Twist1962 US
ALL NEW 1415 THE ROYAL TEENS Short Short Twist / Royal Twist1962 US
CHEVRON 500 JOEY VILLA & THE ORIGINAL 3 FRIENDS Blanche / Oriental  (poss. 1959 recordings)1962 US
BLUE JAY 101 THE ROYAL TEENS I'll Love You (Til The End Of Time), Part 1 / I'll Love You (Til The End Of Time), Part 2 (instr.)1965
SWAN 4200 THE ROYAL TEENS I'll Love You (Til The End Of Time), Part 1 / I'll Love You (Til The End Of Time), Part 2 (instr.)1965 US
TCF HALL 117 THE ROYAL TEENS Bad Girl / Do The Montoona1965 US
DE-LITE 501 JOE VILLA Chloe / Honest, Darling1968 US
MUSICOR 1398 THE ROYAL TEENS Hey Jude / Smile A Little Smile For Me1969 US
ASTRA 1012 THE ROYAL TEENS Sittin' With My Baby / Mad Gass  (reissue)19?? US
EMPIRE 1001 THE ROYAL TEENS Lazy Walker / ?19?? US
ROULETTE GG-126 THE ROYAL TEENS Short Shorts / (reverse by Joe Bennett & The Sparkletones: Black Slacks)19?? US
MCA D-2402 THE ROYAL TEENS Short Shorts / (reverse by Joe Bennett & The Sparkletones: Black Slacks)19?? US
COLLECTABLES 3097 THE ROYAL TEENS Short Shorts / Believe Me  (reissue)19?? US




EP'S

ABC PARAMOUNT ABC 45.90.838 (p/s) EDDIE PLATT/THE ROYAL TEENS: TEQUILA  (EP)
Short Shorts / Planet Rock / (reverse by Eddie Platt and his Orchestra: Tequila / Popcorn)
195? FRA




ALBUMS

GRT GRT-10007 JIMI HENDRIX SONGBOOK  (LP) 19?? US
PYE RECORDS PKL 4408 NEWIES BUT OLDIES - THE SOUND OF THE ROCK'N ROLL REVIVAL  (LP)
Rock And Roll Music / Smile A Little Smile For Me / Proud Mary / Traces / Honky Tonk Women / Build Me Up Buttercup / Sugar Sugar / Suspicious Minds / Games People Play / Hey Jude
-- German edition: Musicor MS 3186, 1971 --
1971 UK
TRU-GEMS T-G 1001 ORIGINAL SHORT SHORTS AND OTHERS - MUSIC GEMS FROM THE ROYAL TEENS  (LP)
Short Shorts / Royal Blue / Little Trixie / Why* / All Right Baby* / Believe Me / My Memories Of You / Sham Rock / Dottie Ann* / Wounded Heart  (*= previously unissued)
1974 US
DEMAND DS-0010 BELIEVE ME  (LP)
Short Shorts / Royal Blue / Little Trixie / Why / All Right Baby / Believe Me / My Memories Of You / Sham Rock / Dottie Ann / Wounded Heart / Planet Rock / Was It A Dream / Pretty Girl / Open The Door / Harvey's Got A Girl Friend / Hangin' Around / Coolation / My Kind Of Dream
197? FRA
COLLECTABLES COL/COL-CD-5094 SHORT SHORTS - GOLDEN CLASSICS  (LP/CD)
Short Shorts / Royal Blue / Little Trixie / Why / All Right Baby / Believe Me / My Memories Of You / Shamrock / Dottie Ann / Wounded Heart / My Kind Of Dream / Open The Door
1990/1994 US
MIGHTY POWER MP 300 LET'S ROCK! - COMPLETE RECORDINGS  (CD)
The Moon's Not Meant For Lovers / Was It A Dream / My Memories Of You / Little Cricket / Believe Me / Harvey's Got A Girl Friend / Big Name Button / Hangin' Around / With You / Short Shorts / Little Trixie / Open The Door (Forgot The Key) / Dottie Ann (orig. unreleased) / All Right Baby (orig. unreleased) / Leotards / Sittin' With My Baby / Blanche (by Joey) / My Mothers's Eyes (by Joe Villa, orig. unreleased) / Short Short Twist / Why (orig. unreleased) / It's The Talk Of The Town / I'll Love You (Til The End Of Time) / My Kind Of Dream / Wounded Heart / Sham Rock / Planet Rock / Royal Blue / Mad Gass / Royal Twist / I'll Love You (Til The End Of Time) (instr.) / Dance Ballerina (by Joe Villa, orig. unreleased) / Chloe (by Joe Villa)
1997 EC
PLATINIUM CD 1007 BEST OF JOE VILLA, INCLUDING THE THREE FRIENDS/THE ROYAL TEENS  (CD)
Blanche / Baby I'll Cry / I'm Only A Boy To Her / Jinx / Chinese Tea Room / Now That You're Gone / Short Shorts / Belive Me / Little Cricket / Wounded Heart / Daydream (prev. unreleased) / Was It A Dream / It's The Talk Of The Town / With You / I'll Love You ('Til The End Of Time) / Don't 'Cha Know (by Lou Giodano) / Mona Lisa / Jailer Bring Me Water / My Mother's Eyes / The Oriental / All-American Girl / Mickey Mouse Got A Girlfriend / Ballad Of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. / Honest Darling (Believe Me) / Chloe / Ballerina / King Of Fools / The Magic Of Your Love / Blanche (1978 version)
(tracks 1-6 with The Three Friends, tracks 7-15 with The Royal Teens)
199? US




COMPILATIONS

CAPITOL 1A 046-78034 V/A: ONLY IN AMERICA - EAST COAST TEEN-ROCK 1959-68  (LP)
Believe Me
1981
ROULETTE LP 59002 V/A: ORIGINAL ROCK'N ROLL HITS OF THE 50'S, VOL.2  (LP)
Short Shorts
1982 US
K-TEL 7644/K-TEL CD 30352 V/A: GOOFY GREATS  (LP/CD)
Short Shorts
1983/1992 UK
ROULETTE RCD 58001 V/A: THE ORIGINAL ROCK'N'ROLL HITS OF THE 50'S, VOL.1  (CD)
Short Shorts
1986 US
INCREASE LP/CD 1958 V/A: CRUISIN' 1958  (LP/CD)
Short Shorts
1988/1993
CHAM 80635 V/A: ROCKIN' ROLLIN' VOCAL GROUPS, VOL.5  (LP)
Little Cricket
19??
BUFFALO BOP 55038 V/A: PHILADELPHIA'S DOO-WOP SOUND - SWAN MASTERS, VOL.1  (CD)
I'll Love You
199? GER
ATLANTIC 92904 V/A: THE OFFICIAL AMERICAN BANDSTAND LIBRARY OF ROCK & ROLL  (4-CD)
Short Shorts
2000 US
ACE CDCHD 850 V/A: THE GOLDEN AGE OF AMERICAN ROCK'N'ROLL, VOL.10  (CD)
Believe Me
2002 UK
AEI 3003 V/A: AXES, SAXES, SKINS, IVORIES, VOL.2  (CD)
Mad Gass
2003
CANADIAN CAN-2307B V/A: RARE INSTRUMENTAL, VOL.7  (CD)
Planet Rock / Royal Blue
2005 CAN
GREASY GR 012 V/A: GREASY ROCK'N'ROLL, VOL.12  (LP/CD)
Dottie Ann
2006 UK


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Bruce Milne

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | Rare Record Price Guide 2004 (Record Collector, 2002) | Music Master Price Guide For Record Collectors (Nick Hamlyn, 1991) | Blues News 3/1980 | Norske Rock And Roll Pressinger (Tor Arne Petzold & Per Gunnar Lier, 2004)

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