TONY ALLEN





SINGLES

ARIES - TONY ALLEN Angel Child (?) / Check Yourself1952 US
SPECIALTY 549 THE CHIMES (feat. Tony Allen?) The Chimes / I'm Leaving You Baby1955 US
SPECIALTY 555 THE CHIMES (feat. Tony Allen?) Tears On My Pillow / Zindy Lou9/1955 US 
SPECIALTY 560 TONY ALLEN AND THE CHAMPS Night Owl / I1955 US
ULTRA 104 TONY ALLEN (a) / TONY AND BARBARA (b) (feat. Barbara Jackson)  It Hurts Me So / Check Yourself1955 US
DIG 45-104 TONY ALLEN (a) / TONY AND BARBARA (b) It Hurts Me So / Check Yourself1955 US
SPECIALTY 570 TONY ALLEN AND THE CHAMPS Check Yourself, Baby / Especially2/1956
SPECIALTY 574 THE CHIMES (feat. Tony Allen?) Chop Chop / Pretty Little Girl1956 US
DIG 45-109 TONY ALLEN I Found An Angel / I'm Dreamin'1956 US
DIG 45-148 THE CHIMES (feat. Tony Allen) I Found An Angel / Jonelle1957
EBB 115 TONY ALLEN Come Back / Why In The World1957 US
ALADDIN 3403 TONY ALLEN Time Won't Wait On You / Holy Smoke, Baby1957 US
ALADDIN 3404
(maroon/black label)
THE CUPIDS (feat. Tony Allen) Now You Tell Me / Lillie Mae1957 US
IMPERIAL 5523 TONY ALLEN Strange Talk / Call My Name1958 US
IMPERIAL 5547 TONY ALLEN Forgive Me / Rockin' Shoes1958 US
DOT 15722 TONY ALLEN Chills / Skinny Minnie1958 US
FORWARD 601 THE WONDERS (feat. Tony Allen) Be My Love Be My Love / Tell Me1958
TAMPA TP-157 TONY ALLEN AND THE WONDERS Be My Love Be My Love / Tell Me19?? US
RADIO 120 BOBBY STARR (= Tony Allen) Please Give Me A Chance / Sweet Man1959 US
JAMIE 1119 TONY ALLEN AND THE WONDERS Loving You / Looking For My Baby1959 US
JAMIE 1143 TONY ALLEN God Gave Me You / Train Of Love1959 US
ORIGINAL SOUND 10 THE ORIGINALS FEATURING TONY ALLEN Wishing Star / Let Me Hear You Say Yeah1960 US
ORIGINAL SOUND 12 THE JAGUARS (feat. Tony Allen) Thinking Of You / (reverse by another artist)1960 US
ORIGINAL SOUND 13 THE ORIGINALS FEATURING TONY ALLEN Little Lonely Girl / I Still Love You1960 US
EVEREST 19388 THE LIONS (feat. Tony Allen) No One (No One But You) / Giggles1960 US
MACH IV 2 THE LIONS (feat. Tony Allen) No One (No One But You) / Giggles1960 US
KENT 356 TONY ALLEN AND THE WANDERERS Everybody's Somebody's Fool / If Love Was Money  1961 US
KENT 45x364 TONY ALLEN Dreamin / Be My Love Be My Love1961 US
MACH IV 104 THE LIONS (feat. Tony Allen) Till The Thirteenth Month / Girl Of The World1962 US
MACH IV 112 THE FURYS (feat. Tony Allen) Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart / Never More1962 US
BETHLEHEM 3002 TONY ALLEN AND THE TWILIGHTERS Come A Come A Baby / Just Like Before1962 US
BETHLEHEM 3004 TONY ALLEN AND THE TWILIGHTERS It Hurts Me So / The Trakey-Do1962 US
UNITED ARTISTS 50190 TONY ALLEN Now Is Forever / Triple Cross1967 US
CLASSIC ARTIST RECORDING 45-102  TONY ALLEN WITH ARTHUR WRIGHT COMBO The Back Door / No One1988 US




ALBUMS

CROWN CLP-5231/CST-240 TONY ALLEN AND THE NIGHT OWLS: ROCK 'N ROLL WITH...  (LP)
Lovers Mountain / If Love Was Money / Dreamin' / Be My Love / Cute Thing / Have Faith In Me / If I Had Aladdin's Lamp / Why In The World / Home Wrecker / Give Me A Chance
1961 US
ORIGINAL SOUND LP 1000 (bootleg) TONY ALLEN AND THE ORIGINALS: THE BEST OF ORIGINAL SOUND  (LP)
198?
TITANIC TR-CD 44221 TONY ALLEN: HOLY SMOKE BABY  (CD)
Now You Can Tell Me / Time Won't Wait On You / Lillie Mae / Holy Smoke Baby / Call My Name / Strange Talk / Forgive Me / Rockin' Shoes / Skinny Minnie / Chills / Please Give Me A Chance / Sweet Man / Tell Me / Be My Love, Be My Love / Wishing Star / Let Me Hear You Say Yeah / I Still Love You / Little Lonely Girl / Loving You / Looking For My Baby / God Gave MeYou / Train Of Love / Just Like Before / Come A Come A Baby / It Hurts Me So / The Trakey Do / No One / Giggles / The Back Door
1993 ITA
ACE CDCHD 1247 TONY ALLEN: HERE COMES THE NITE OWL!  (CD)
Check Yourself Baby / Nite Owl / Especially / I / Hurts To Be Hurt / Don't You Know / Why In The World / Come Back / Lovers Mountain / If Love Was Money / I'm Dreaming / Be My Love, Be My Love / Cute Thing / Have Faith In Me / If I Had Aladdin's Lamp / Why In The World / Home Wrecker / Give Me A Chance / Everybody's Somebody's Fool / Don't You Know I Love You / You Won't Let Me Go / Come-A Come-A Baby / I'm Dreaming / I Found An Angel / It Hurts Me So / Check Yourself
2009 UK




COMPILATIONS

UNITED ARTISTS GFX 2082   V/A: IMPERIAL SINGLES COLLECTION, VOL.2 - SICK AND TIRED  (LP)
Forgive Me
1980? JPN 
SONET/SPECIALTY SNTF 5029 V/A: LEGENDARY SPECIALTY MISSING MASTERS  (LP)
Check Yourself Baby
1983 UK
SAVAGE KICK SK 502 V/A: SAVAGE KICK, VOL.2 - BLACK ROCK'N'ROLL  (LP)
Holy Smoke, Baby
19?? UK
ACE/SPECIALTY SPCD 7049-2 V/A: HARDCORE DOO-WOP : IN THE HALLWAY, UNDER THE STREET LAMP  (CD)
Check Yourself, Baby / Especially / Pretty Little Girl
1993 UK
ACE/SPECIALTY 5SPCD 4412-2  V/A: THE SPECIALTY STORY  (5-CD)
Nite Owl
1994 UK
ACE CDCHD 351 V/A: THE LEGENDARY DIG MASTERS, VOL.3 - DAPPER CATS, GROOVY TUNES & HOT GUITARS  (CD)
Check Yourself
1994 UK
THUMB 7060 V/A: LOWRIDER OLDIES, VOL.6  (CD)
Night Owl
1995
ACE CDCHD 603 V/A: THE EBB STORY, VOL.2  (CD)
Why In The World
1997 UK
ACE CDCHD 759 V/A: THE LEGENDARY DIG MASTERS, VOL.5 - GROUP HARMONY & JUMP  (CD)
I Found An Angel / I'm Dreamin' / Star Of Love (prev. unissued) / I'm Still Your Fool (prev. unissued)
2000 UK
RHINO R2-79923 V/A: DOO WOP BOX, VOL.3 : 101 MORE VOCAL GROUP GEMS FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF ROCK-N-ROLL  (4-CD)
Night Owl
2000 US
ACE/SPECIALTY SPCD 7072-2 V/A: THE EBB RECORDS STORY, VOL.1 - THE GROUP ERA 1957-1959  (CD)
It Hurts To Be Hurt (prev. unissued)
2001 UK
ACE/SPECIALTY SPCD 7073-2 V/A: THE EBB RECORDS STORY, VOL.2 - BLUES'N'RHYTHM & ROCK'N'ROLL  (CD) 
Don't You Know (prev. unissued take 5)
2001 UK
THUMB 577090 V/A: LOWRIDER OLDIES, VOL.1-9 : CRUISIN' CHROME SERIES  (9-CD)
Night Owl
2001
ACE CDCHD 783 V/A: MODERN VOCAL GROUPS, VOL.5  (CD)
Be My Love, Be My Love / Everybody's Somebody's Fool
2001 UK
PAST PERFECT 220256-325 V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES GOES ROCK & ROLL, VOL.2  (15-CD)
Rockin' Shoes
2002 GER
ALADDIN F.PM 231 V/A: ALADDIN : 33 MAGIC LAMPS  (CD)
Holy Smoke, Baby
2003
STILL SLCD 1169 V/A: BLACK HUCHIA CUTHIA  (CD)
Home Wrecker
2006 HOL


                                                      

© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Acknowledgments: Dik de Heer

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | New Rock Record (Terry Hounsome, 1986)

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