THE RUMBLERS





NORTH-AMERICAN SINGLES

HIGHLAND 1026 THE RUMBLERSIntersection / Stomping Time3/1962 US
DOWNEY D-103 THE RUMBLERSBoss / I Don't Need You No More9/1962 US
DOT 45-16421 THE RUMBLERSBoss / I Don't Need You No More
(a-side Billboard/pop #87)
11/1962 US
DOWNEY D-106 THE RUMBLERS (on a-side vocal by Adrian)Sorry (For The Way I Treated You) / Boss Strikes Back2/1963 US
DOT 45-16455 THE RUMBLERS (on a-side vocal by Adrian)Sorry (For The Way I Treated You) / Boss Strikes Back2/1963 US
DOWNEY D-107 THE RUMBLERSAngry Sea (Walmea) / Bugged4/1963 US
DOT 45-16480 THE RUMBLERSAngry Sea (Walmea) / Bugged5/1963 US
DOWNEY D-109 THE NYLONSMaid 'n Japan / Gospel Truth6/1963 US
DOWNEY D-111 THE RUMBLERSIt's A Gass / Tootananny8/1963 US
DOT 45-16521 THE RUMBLERSIt's A Gas / Tootnanny8/1963 US
SUNSET 602 (p/s) ADRIAN & THE SUNSETSBreakthrough / Cherry Pie10/1963 US
SUNSET 603 ADRIAN LLOYD WITH ADRIAN AND THE SUNSETSJustine / She Treats Me Better Than You
(Note: This record has probably been issued also with "Donna" on the b-side)
1963 US
DOWNEY D-114 THE RUMBLERSHigh Octane / Night Scene1963 US
DOWNEY D-119 THE RUMBLERS (a) / LITTLE JOHNNY AND THE RUMBLERS (b)The Hustler / Riot In Cell Block Number Nine6/1964 US
DOWNEY D-127 THE RUMBLERSSoulful Jerk / Hey Did-A-Da-Da1964 US
R&B MRB.5003 BEL CANTO'SFeel Aw Right - Part 1 / Feel Aw Right - Part 21965 US
DOWNEY D-128 BEL CANTO'SFeel Aw Right - Part 1 / Feel Aw Right - Part 21965
DOWNEY D-133 THE RUMBLERSBoss Soul / Till Always10/1965 US
DOWNEY D-134 LEE BARRYMan Ain't Nothin' / I Don't Need It1966 US
CHARGER CRG 112 ADRIAN LLOYDLorna / Got A Little Woman1966 US
UPTOWN 730 THE INTERNSAnd I'm Glad / Hard To Get1967 US




NON-AMERICAN SINGLES

LONDON 45-HLD 9684 THE RUMBLERSBoss / I Don't Need You Nomore1963 UK
DOT D 327 THE RUMBLERSBoss / I Don't Need You Nomore1963 NOR
KING KG 1021 THE RUMBLERSHey Did-A-Da-Do / Soulful Jerk1964 UK




EP'S

LONDON EP RED 1396 (p/s) THE RUMBLERS: BOSSOUNDS
Boss / Wiggle Wobble / Night Train / All Night Long
1963 UK




ALBUMS

DOWNEY DLP/DLPS-1001/DOT-3509/25509 THE RUMBLERS: BOSS  (LP)
All Night Long / Wild Weekend / Wiggle Wobble / Boss / Night Train / Boss Drums / Harlem Nocturne / Rumble / Boss Blues / Walkin' With The Boss / Lost Weekend / Sorry (For The Way I Treated You)
(The Dot edition was released in March 1963)
-- UK edition: London HA-D/SH-D 8081, 1963/reissue: Surf Duke-101 --
2/1963 US
SUNSET 5-63-601 ADRIAN & THE SUNSETS: BREAKTHROUGH WITH...  (LP)
Introduction (by Adrian Lloyd) / Breakthrough / Donna (vcl by Bobby Forrest & Adrian Lloyd) / Slippin' / I Don't Need You No More (vcl by Adrian Lloyd) / Nothin' But Drums Pt.1 / Nothin' But Drums Pt.2 (For Surfers Only) / Wipe Out / Boss / Surfer Joe (vcl by Adrian Lloyd) / Pipeline / Stomping Time / Justine (vcl by Adrian Lloyd)
-- reissues: Surf LP 102 [blue vinyl], 1990/Surf CD S 94006, 1995 GER --
10/1963 US
RAINBOW SR-64-1001 THE HOLLYWOOD SUNSETS BAND: TEENAGE WORLD OF MUSIC  (12" MLP)
It's Barracuda / Skyrider / Whirlpool / She's A Heartbreaker / The Only One / Molly
(live recordings)
1964 US
DCC/DUNHILL DZS-044 THE RUMBLERS: BOSS  (CD)
Rumblers' Wild Weekend / Boss / Wiggle Wobble / Rumbling / Boss Strikes Back / It's A Gas / Slippin' / Son Of Boss / Boss Drums (feat. Adrian) / All Night Long / Pack Rat / The Angry Sea (Waimea) / Summertime Blues / Sweet Potato / Roll Off / Bashful / The Hustler / Maid 'N Japan / High Octane / Night Scene / Night Train / Harlem Nocturne
1989 US
SURF LP 102 ADRIAN & THE SUNSETS: BREAKTHROUGH WITH...  (LP)
(bootleg reissue of 'Sunset 5-63-601')
1990
SURF S 94006 ADRIAN & THE SUNSETS FEATURING JIM MESSINA & THE JESTERS  (CD)
Introduction (by Adrian Lloyd) / Breakthrough / Donna (vcl by Bobby Forrest & Adrian Lloyd) / Slippin' / I Don't Need You No More (vcl by Adrian Lloyd) / Nothin' But Drums Pt.1 / Nothin' But Drums Pt.2 (For Surfers Only) / Wipe Out / Boss / Surfer Joe (vcl by Adrian Lloyd) / Pipeline / Stomping Time / Justine (vcl by Adrian Lloyd)
1995 GER
DCC COMPACT CLASSICS GRZ-022 THE RUMBLERS: SURF MUSIC CLASSICS - BOSS  (CD)
Rumblers' Wild Weekend / Boss / Pack Rat / It's A Gass / Summertime Blues / Rumbling / Destruction / Bashful / Roll Off / Night Scene / Hi-Octane / Volcano / Slippin' / The Hustler / Son Of Boss / Maid 'n Japan / Nervous Set / A-Go-Go / Ebb Tide / Sweet Potato / Soulful Jerk / Hey De De Da Da / Riot In Cell Block #9
1997 US
ACE CDCHD 1286 THE RUMBLERS: IT'S A GAS!  (CD)
Boss / I Don't Need You No More / Boss Strikes Back / Bugged / Angry Sea (Waimea) / It's A Gas / Hey Did-A-Da-Da / Tootnanny / Night Scene / All Night Long / Riot In Cell Block #9 / Wild Weekend / Warhead (prev. unissued Downey recording) / Stomping Time / Intersection / Feel Aw Right Part 1 (by Bel Canto's) / Wiggle Wobble / Night Train / Boss Soul / The Hustler / Why Did You Make Me Cry (prev. unissued Downey recording) / Hi Octane / Freight Train (prev. unissued Downey recording) / Strawboss (prev. unissued Downey recording) / Rumble / And I'm Glad (by The Interns) / Hard To Get (by The Interns) / Soulful Jerk
2010 UK




COMPILATIONS

COLLECTOR CL 1018 V/A: ORIGINAL ROCK  (LP)
Boss / Night Train
1973 HOL
EAGLE LP 302 V/A: STACK-A-RECORDS  (LP)
I Don't Need You No More
1976 GER
MONSTER A GO-GO JM 13 V/A: SONGS WE TAUGHT THE CRAMPS - 16 CRAMPS CLASSICS BY THE ORIGINAL ARTISTS  (LP)
Boss
1985
CHARLY CR 30254 V/A: BOSS TWANG  (LP)
Boss
1986 UK
ESOLDUN RR 2007 V/A: HOP, SKIP, AND JUMP  (LP)
I Don't Need You No More
1986 FRA
FLAME 002 V/A: DESPERATE ROCK'N'ROLL, VOL.2  (LP/CD)
I Don't Need You No More
1987/1992 UK
DCC/GARLAND GRZ-019 V/A: SURF LEGENDS (AND RUMORS) - ROCKIN' INSTRUMENTALS 1961-64  (LP/CD)
Surf Rat (Pack Rat) / Boss / Night Scene / It's A Gass / Destruction / Summertime Blues / Slippin'
1988 US
DCC/DUNHILL DZS-030 V/A: BEACH CLASSICS  (CD)
Surf Rat
1988 US
RHINO R2-70089 V/A: SURFIN' HITS  (LP/CD)
Boss
1989 US
CLUB 019 V/A: GRAB THIS AND DANCE, VOL.19  (LP)
Boss
19?? UK
SURF SLP-13002 V/A: SURF WAR  (LP)
Lost Weekend / Boss Beat
19??
BORN BAD BB-004 V/A: BORN BAD, VOL.4  (LP/CD)
Boss
1991/1998 UK
MCA MVCM 386 V/A: SURFIN' & DRAGGIN'  (CD)
Boss / Boss Strikes Back / Sorry / Bugged / Angry Sea
1993 JAP
CLUB WWRLP 002 V/A: WILD WILD ROCKIN', VOL.2  (LP)
I Don't Need You No More
1995 UK
COLLECTOR CLCD 4425 V/A: REALLLL RRROCKIN'  (CD)
I Don't Need You No More
1995 HOL
MCA 19282 V/A: REVENGE OF THE SURF INSTRUMENTALS  (CD)
Boss / Angry Sea (Weimea)
1995 US
ACE CDCHD 630 V/A: LET'S GO TRIPPIN'  (CD)
Boss / Boss Strikes Back / It's A Gas / Bugged / Angry Sea (Waimea)
1996 UK
GREASY GR 004 V/A: GREASY ROCK'N'ROLL, VOL.4  (LP)
Bugged
1996 UK
ATOMIC PASSION LP 1957 V/A: TEENAGE RIOT  (LP)
Little Johnny & The Rumblers: Riot In Cell Block No.9
1996
LUCKY CDLR 602 V/A: ROCK ROCK-OLA, VOL.2  (CD)
I Don't Need You No More
199? UK
WAYBACK RECORDS/MUSIC MANIAC MMLP/CD 66008 V/A: SIXTIES REBELLION, VOL.3 : THE AUDITORIUM  (LP/CD)
Adrian Lloyd: Got A Little Woman / Lorna
199?
DAVE BEE CD-R - V/A: THE DOG'S BOLLOCKS OF AMERICAN R&R INTRUMENTALS, VOL.3 - STOMPING TIME!  (CD-R)
Stomping Time
199?
ACE CDCHD 766 V/A: TEEN BEAT, VOL.5  (CD)
Boss
2000 UK
STCTU-001 V/A: SONGS THE CRAMPS TAUGHT US, VOL.1  (CD)
Boss
2002 US?
ACE CDCHD 1114 V/A: INTOXICA! - STRANGE AND SLEAZY INSTRUMENTAL SOUNDS FROM THE SOCAL SUBURBS  (CD)
Night Scene / Here Comes The Bug / Blockade (a.k.a. That's It) / The Nylons: Maid 'n Japan
2006 UK
GREASY GR 012 V/A: GREASY ROCK'N'ROLL, VOL.12  (LP/CD)
Pack Rat
2006 UK
COLLECTOR CLCD 4492 V/A: KNOCKOUT ROCKIN'  (CD)
Intersection
2006 HOL
BUFFALO BOP CD BB 55197 V/A: DIRTY FEELING  (CD)
Adrian Lloyd & The Sunsets: Justine
2009 GER
KENT CDKEND 349 V/A: NORTHERN SOUL'S GUILTY SECRETS  (CD)
Soulful Jerk
2011 UK


  • The Rumblers = 1961: Mike Kelishes:gtr, Johnny Kirkland:gtr, Wayne Matteson:bs, Eddie Braracco:dms
         1962-63: Mike Kelishes:gtr, Johnny Kirkland:gtr, Bob Jones:sax, Wayne Matteson:bs, Adrian Lloyd:dms/vcl
         1963: Mike Kelishes:gtr, Johnny Kirkland:gtr, Bob Jones:sax, Wayne Matteson:bs, Gregg Crowner:dms
         1963-4: Mike Kelishes:gtr, Johnny Kirkland:gtr, Rex De Long:sax, Bob Jones:sax, Wayne Matteson:bs, Gregg Crowner:dms
         1965: Mike Kelishes, Johnny Kirkland, Dave Allen, Rex De Long, Wayne Matteson, Gregg Crowner
         Bob Jones leaves the group in 1965 to join the Exciters. Jones is replaced by Dave Allen who played
         with the Blazers before him. The Rumblers disbands at Fall of 1965 after Johnny Kirkland is drafted.

  • The Nylons = 1963: Mike Kelishes:gtr, Rex De Long:sax, Bob Jones:sax, Wayne Matteson:bs, Gregg Crowner:dms

  • Adrian & The Sunsets = 1963: Bobby Forest:vcl/gtr, Ron Eglit:gtr, Clyde Brown:gtr,
         Bruce Riddar:sax, Dick Lambert:bs, Adrian Lloyd:dms

  • Little Johnny & The Rumblers = 1964: Mike Kelishes:gtr, Johnny Kirkland:gtr,
         Dave Allen:sax, Rex DeLong:sax, Wayne Matteson:bs, Gregg Crowner:dms

  • The Hollywood Sunsets Band = 1964: Bobby Forest, Bruce Riddar, Ron Eglit, Johnny Hunt

  • The Bel Canto's = 1965: Barry White:vcl, Mike Kelishes:gtr, Johnny Kirkland:gtr, Dave Allen:sax,
         Rex De Long:sax/vcl, Wayne Matteson:bs, Gregg Crowner:dms

  • Lee Barry = 1966: Barry White:vcl, Mike Kelishes:gtr, Johnny Kirkland:gtr, Dave Allen:sax,
         Rex De Long:sax/vcl, Wayne Matteson:bs, Gregg Crowner:dms

  • The Interns = 1967: Mark Clark:vcl/gtr, Rex De Long:org, Wayne Matteson:bs, Gregg Crowner:dms

  • The UpSets = 1967: Kenny Dino:vcl, Mark Clark:vcl/gtr, Rex De Long:org, Wayne Matteson:bs, Gregg Crowner:dms

    After recording a solo single for Charger Crusader Records in 1966, Adrian Lloyd got together with the Playbacks, featuring Don Coates. The group later became the Adrian Lloyd IV. Currently he's seen performing as the Adrian Lloyd Band. Rex De Long formed the Four-Hand Band with Wayne Matteson in 1969.


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    © Compiled by Pete Hoppula

    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) | Kicks #6 (1988) | Too Much Noise #34 (3/1991) | Norske Rock And Roll Pressinger (Tor Arne Petzold & Per Gunnar Lier, 2004) | Ace CDCHD 1286 (cd liner notes & discography by Brian Nevill, 2010)

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