THE WAILERS





SINGLES

GOLDEN CREST 518 THE WAILERS Tall Cool One / Road Runner
(a-side Billboard/pop #36)
1959 US
QUALITY K 1902 THE WAILERS Tall Cool One / Road Runner1959 CAN
GOLDEN CREST 526 THE WAILERS Mau Mau / Dirty Robber
(a-side Billboard/pop #68)
1959 US
QUALITY K 1941 THE WAILERS Mau Mau / Dirty Robber1959 CAN
LONDON HL 8958 (78/45rpm) THE WAILERS Tall Cool One / Road Runner10/1959 UK 
LONDON HL 8994 (78/45rpm) THE WAILERS Mau Mau / Dirty Robber11/1959 UK
GOLDEN CREST 532 THE WAILERS Shanghai'd / Wailin'1960 US
GOLDEN CREST 545 THE WAILERS Scratchin' / Lucille1960 US
ETIQUETTE ET-1 THE WAILERS (vocals by Rockin' Robin Roberts) Louie Louie / Mary Ann1961 US
LONDON M.17172 ROCKIN' ROBIN ROBERTS WITH THE WAILERS  Louie Louie / Mary Ann1961 CAN 
ETIQUETTE ET-2 THE WAILERS Mashi / Velva1961 US
ETIQUETTE ET-4 THE WAILERS Doin' The Seaside / Stompin' Willie1962 US
ETIQUETTE ET-6 THE WAILERS We're Goin' Surfin' / Shakedown1963 US
ETIQUETTE ET-7 THE WAILERS Seattle / Partytime U.S.A.1963 US
GOLDEN CREST 591 THE WAILERS Beat Guitar / Mau Mau1964 US
GOLDEN CREST 3751 THE WAILERS Beat Guitar / Driftwood1964 US
IMPERIAL 66045 THE WAILERS Mashi / On The Rocks1964 US
UNITED ARTISTS 66045 THE WAILERS Mashi / On The Rocks1964 US
ETIQUETTE ET-9 THE WAILERS Frenzy / Tall Cool One
(a-side Billboard/pop #38)
1964 US
LONDON HL 9892 THE WAILERS Tall Cool One / Road Runner5/1964 UK
ETIQUETTE ET-12 THE WAILERS Don't Take It So Hard / You Better Believe It1964 US
ETIQUETTE ET-15 THE WAILERS Back To You / You Weren't Using Your Head1965 US
ETIQUETTE ET-19 THE WAILERS Dirty Robber / Hang Up1965 US
ETIQUETTE ET-21 THE WAILERS Out Of Our Tree / I Got Me1965 US
ETIQUETTE ET-22 THE WAILERS Christmas Spirit / (reverse by the Sonics)1965 US
ETIQUETTE ET-24 THE WAILERS It's You Alone / Tears1966 US
UNITED ARTISTS 50026 THE WAILERS It's You Alone / Tears1966 US
UNITED ARTISTS 50065 THE WAILERS Think Kindly, Baby / End Of The Summer1966 US
UNITED ARTISTS 50110 THE WAILERS You Won't Lead Me On / Tears (Don't Have To Fall)1966 US
ETIQUETTE ET-26 ROCKIN' ROBIN ROBERTS You Don't Love Me / You Weren't Using Your Head1967 US
VIVA 614 THE WAILERS I'm Determined / I Don't Want To Follow You1967 US
BELL 694 THE WAILERS You Can't Fly / Thinking Out Loud1968 US
NORTON 812 THE WAILERS Out Of Our Tree / You Weren't Using Your Head  (reissue)1998 US
NORTON 814 THE WAILERS Livewire / Dirty Robber  (reissue)1998 US
NORTON 817 THE WAILERS Hang Up / Bama Lama Bama Loo  (reissue)1998 US
NORTON 819 THE WAILERS Louie Louie / (reverse by the Sonics)  (reissue)1998 US
NORTON/SUNDAZED 45 LV 1 (p/s)  THE WAILERS Wailin' / (reverse by the Trashmen)
(limited edition souvenir single of the '99 Las Vegas Grind festival)  (reissue)
1999 US




EP'S

GOLDEN CREST 88602 THE WAILERS/THE THREE GRACES
(released without a cover)
196? US
NORTON EP-085 (p/s)  THE FABULOUS WAILERS - SCOTCH ON THE ROCKS
Scotch On The Rocks / Snake Pit / Dirty Robber / High Wall  
(prev. unissued 1958 demos)
2000 US 




ALBUMS

GOLDEN CREST CR-3075 THE FABULOUS WAILERS  (LP)
Tall Cool One / Driftwood / Dirty Robber / Shanghaied / Gunnin' For Peter / Long Gone / Beat Guitar / High Wall / Wailin' / Road Runner / Tough Bounce / Swing Shift
(Note: Released at least with three different covers. Two of them feature the band pictured in the frontside, having differences in font styles etc. The third version feature a text-only 'title-cover', and it's also known as "The Wailers Wail")
-- also available as a bootleg repro version, released in Europe in the 1980s/reissue: Norton LP/CD NW-901 --
1959 US
ETIQUETTE ETALB 1 WAILERS AT THE CASTLE (FEATURING ROCKIN' ROBIN AND GAIL HARRIS)  (LP)
Wailers' House Party / Dirty Robber / San-Ho-Zay / Rosalie / Since You Been Gone / Shivers / Sack O' Woe / Tall Cool One / You've Had Your Chance / Limbo Twist / All I Could Do Was Cry / I Idolize You / Zig Zag / Soul-Long
-- reissues: Etiquette ETALB 1, 1984 US/Norton LP/CD NW-902, 1998 US --
1962 US
ETIQUETTE LP 022 THE WAILERS AND COMPANY  (LP)
Shoo Fly Pie / Seattle / Hokey / Louie Louie / Doin' The Seaside / We're Going Surfin' / Frenzy / Shake Down / Party Time U.S.A. / Tough Walk / Isabella / Mashi
1963 US
IMPERIAL LP-9262/12262 TALL COOL ONE - THE WAILERS  (LP) Billboard #127
Tall Cool On / Seattle / Hokey / Louie Louie / Doin' The Seaside / We're Going Surfin' / Frenzy / Shake Down / Party Time U.S.A. / Tough Walk / Isabella / Mashi
(reissue of Etiquette ALB-022 with "Tall Cool One" replacing "Shoo Fly Pie")
1964 US
ETIQUETTE ET-ALB-023 WAILERS WAILERS EVERYWHERE  (LP)
You Better Belive It / Do You Want To Dance / The Wailer / Tomorrow's Another Day / A Little Bit Louder / Hold Back The Dawn / Tears / Since You Been Gone / How Do You Feel? / I Think Of You / Don't Take It So Hard / Ya Ya
1965 US
ETIQUETTE ETALB/ETALBS 026 THE WAILERS - OUT OF OUR TREE  (LP)
Out Of Our Tree / Mercy Mercy / Hang On Sloopy / I'm Down / Unchained Melody / Baby Don't Do It / Dirty Robber / I Got Me / Summertime / Little Sister / Hang Up / Bama Lama Bama Loo
-- reissue: Fan Club FC 043, 1988 FRA --
1966 US
UNITED ARTISTS UAL-3557/UAS-6557 OUTBURST!  (LP)
You Won't Lead Me On / I Want To Walk With You / Think Kindly Baby / Out Of Our Tree / It's You Along / Bad Trip / Hold / My Girl / Turn And Run / Sit In My Room / Tears Don't Have Tao Fall / I'm Looking Down At You
-- reissue: Collectables COL-CD-0587, 1995 US --
1966 US
BELL 6016 WALK THRU THE PEOPLE  (LP)
Walk Thru The People / Busy Man / Thinkin' Out Loud / Suddenly / You Can Fly / Early Mornin' Hour / Just Friends / Smokestack Lightning / I Can't Tell You / Walk Thru The People
1968 US
GOLDEN CREST CR-3075 THE FABULOUS WAILERS  (LP)
Tall Cool One / Dirty Robber / Shanghaied / Gunnin' For Peter / Long Gone / Mau Mau / Maryann / Driftwood / Beat Guitar / High Wall / Wailin' / Road Runner / Tough Bounce / Swing Shift / On The Rocks / Ginchy
(extended bootleg edition of Golden Crest LP)
198?
ETIQUETTE ETCD 012693 THE FABULOUS WAILERS, THE BOYS FROM TACOMA - ANTHOLOGY 1961-1969  (CD)
Wailers House Party / Louie Louie / Frenzy / Mashi / Dirty Robber / San-Ho-Zay / Sac O'Woe / Limbo Twist / Since You Been Gone / Tough Walk / Tall Cool One / Doin' The Seaside / Isabella / Zig Zag / Shakedown / Baby Don't You Do It / The Wailer / Soul Long / You Weren't Using Your Head / You Better Believe It / Bad Trip / Out Of Our Tree / Hang Up / I'm Down / It's You Alone / Smokestack Lightnin' / Walk Thru The People
1993 US
GLOBE 3075/14 THE FABULOUS WAILERS  (CD)
Tall Cool One / Driftwood / Dirty Robber / Shanghied / Gunnin' For Peter / Long Gone / Beat Guitar / High Wall / Wailin' / Road Runner / Tough Bounce / Swing Shift / Mau Mau / On The Rocks / Tall Cool One '64 / Seattle / Louie Louie / Doin' The Seaside / We're Going Surfin' / Frenzy / Shake Down / Party Time U.S.A. / Tough Walk / Isabella / Mashi
1994 US
OLYMPIA 4-DOT - DO NOT RELEASE!  (10" LP)
I Got You / Hang Up / If We'd Never Met / Livewire / Back To You / You Weren't Using Your Head
(all tracks alt. takes)
1997
ACE CDCHD 675 THE FABULOUS WAILERS - ORIGINAL GOLDEN CREST MASTERS  (CD)
Tall Cool One / Road Runner / Mau-Mau / Dirty Robber / Wailin' / Shanghied / Beat Guitar / Driftwood / Lucille / Scratchin' / Long Gone / High Wall / Gunnin' For Peter / Why Did It Happen To Me / Swing Shift / Beat Guitar #2 / Snake Pit / Driftwood #2 / Dirty Robber / Tough Bounce
1998 UK
NORTON NW 901 THE FABULOUS WAILERS  (LP/CD)
Tall Cool One / Road Runner / Mau-Mau / Dirty Robber / Wailin' / Shanghied / Beat Guitar / Lucille / Long Gone / High Wall / Gunnin' For Peter / Snake Pit / Swing Shift / Tough Bounce / Scotch On The Rocks (cd bonus, demo version) / Snake Pit (cd bonus, demo version) / Dirty Robber (cd bonus, demo version) / High Wall (cd bonus, demo version)
(reissue of Golden Crest LP with bonus tracks)
1998 US
NORTON NW 902 THE WAILERS AT THE CASTLE  (LP/CD)
Wailers' House Party / Dirty Robber / San-Ho-Zay / Rosalie / Since You Been Gone / Shivers / Sac O' Woe / Tall Cool One / You've Had Your Chance / Limbo Twist / All I Could Do Was Cry / I Idolize You / Zig Zag / Soul-Long
(reissue of Etiquette LP)
1998 US
NORTON NW 904 LIVEWIRE!!! - THE BEST OF THE WAILERS 1965-67  (LP/CD)
Out Of Our Tree / Mercy Mercy / You Weren't Using Your Head / Dirty Robber / Hang Up / The Wailer / Bama Lama Bama Loo / I Got Me / Livewire / You Weren't Using Your Head / It's You Alone / I'm Down / Back To You / Little Sister / Hang Up / Baby Don't Do It
1998 US
ROCKN RECORDS RRCD 3101 40 LIVE! VOL.1  (CD)
(12-track live album feat. Richard Dangel:gtr, Kent Morrill:keys/vcl, Buck Ormsby:bs, Kim Eggers:sax & Russ Kammerer:dms, recorded at the Showbox in Seattle and the Swiss in Tacoma in December 1998)
2000 US
ROCKN RECORDS RRCD 3102 CADILLAC TO MEXICO  (CD)
Run To The Border / Lookin' For R&B / Cadillac To Mexico / Shanghied / It's You Alone / Hey Senorita / Mood Elevator / Dancin' Lady / Make Your Move / Lookin' For Some Rhythm / You Make Fallin' In Love So Easy / Walk On / She's The One I Love / Cadillac To Mexico (remix)
(new recordings)
2001 US
BIG BEAT CDWIKD 228 THE WAILERS AT THE CASTLE/THE WAILERS & CO.  (CD)
Wailers' House Party / Dirty Robber / San-Ho-Zay / Rosalie / Since You Been Gone (version 1) / Shivers / Sack O' Woe / Tall Cool One (version 2) / You've Had Your Chance / Limbo Twist / All I Could Do Was Cry / I Idolize You / Zig Zag / Soul-Long / Seattle / Hokey / Louie Louie / Doin' The Seaside / Shoo Fly Pie / We're Goin' Surfin' / Frenzy / Shake Down / Partytime U.S.A. / Tough Walk / Isabella / Mashi / Velva / Mary Ann / Stompin' WIllie (a.k.a. Willie & The Hand Jive) / Be My Baby / Tall Cool One (version 3) / I Remember
(cd reissue of first two Etiquette albums with bonus tracks)
2003 UK
BIG BEAT CDWIKD 229 WAILERS WAILERS EVERYWHERE!/OUT OF OUR TREE  (CD)
You Better Believe It / Do You Wanna Dance / The Wailer / Tomorrow's Another Day / Just A Little Bit Louder / Hold Back The Dawn / Tears (version 1) / Since You Been Gone (version 2) / How Do You Feel / I Think Of You / Don't Take It So Hard / Ya Ya / You Weren't Using Your Head (version 1) / Back To You / Hang Up (version 1) / Livewire / All My Nights, All My Days / Out Of Our Tree / Mercy Mercy / Hang On Sloopy / I'm Down / Unchained Melody / Baby Don't You Do It / Dirty Robber (version 4) / I've Got Me / Summertime / Little Sister / Hang Up (version 2) / Bama Lama Bama Loo
(cd reissue of two Etiquette albums with bonus tracks)
2003 UK
ROCKN RECORDS ? THE FABULOUS WAILERS: ROOSTER ROCK  (CD)
I'm Ready / Change Gonna Come / Something On Your Mind / Goodbye Johnny / Slippin' And Slidin' / Madison Blues / Rooster Boogie ...
(new recordings feat. Kent Morrill:vcl/keys, Neil Rush:sax, Buck Ormsby:bs, John Hanford:gtr, Ricky Lynn Johnson:dms)
2009 US




COMPILATIONS

ETIQUETTE ETALB 025 (mono only, purple label) V/A: MERRY CHRISTMAS WITH THE WAILERS, THE SONICS, THE GALAXIES  (LP)
She's Comin' Home / Maybe This Year / Christmas Spirit / The Christmas Song
1965 US
ETIQUETTE ETLP/ALB-028 V/A: THE NORTHWEST COLLECTION, VOL.1  (LP)
You Weren't Using Your Head / The Wailer / Tomorrow's Another Day / You Better Believe It / Since You Been Gone (Robin Roberts)
1966 US
NPR LP 7302 V/A: ARCHIVE SERIES, VOL.2  (LP)
Roadrunner
1974 GER
BIG H 79103 V/A: VINTAGE ROCK'N'ROLL COLLECTOR'S ITEMS, VOL.3  (LP)
Dirty Robber
1979
ERIC'S LP 008 V/A: JUKEBOX AT ERIC'S, VOL.1 - ROCK'N ROLL  (LP)
Shanghaied
1981 UK
RHINO RNEP 605/R2 605/R1-70605/R2-70605 V/A: ROCKIN' CHRISTMAS, THE 1960'S  (LP/CD)
Louie Louie
1983/1988 US
RHINO RNLP 067 V/A: ROCKIN' CHRISTMAS, THE 1960'S  (LP)
Christmas Spirit
1984 US
RHINO RNLP-70032 V/A: NUGGETS, VOL.8 - THE NORTHWEST  (LP)
Hang Up / You Weren't Using Your Head
1986 US
RHINO RNLP-70138 V/A: THE HISTORY OF ROCK INSTRUMENTALS, VOL.2  (LP)
Tall Cool One
1986 US
BORN BAD BB-006 V/A: BORN BAD, VOL.6  (CD)
Dirty Robber
199? UK
BORN BAD BB-007 V/A: BORN BAD, VOL.7  (LP)
Hang Up
199? UK
RHINO R2-70562 V/A: GUITAR PLAYER PRESENTS : LEGENDS OF GUITAR - THE '60S, VOL.2  (CD)
Frenzy
1991 US
EVA B38/642041 V/A: TEENAGE REPRESSION, VOL.1  (CD)
Dirty Robber
1993 FRA
VLADIMIR TWIST LP 6903 V/A: LIKE NOTHING YOUR EARS HAVE EVER HEARD, VOL.3  (LP)
Out Of Our Tree
1995
ACE CDCHD 602 V/A: TEEN BEAT, VOL.3  (CD)
Mau Mau
1996 UK
ACE CDCHD 645 V/A: FABULOUS FLIPS, VOL.3  (CD)
Dirty Robber
1998 UK
RHINO CD 75466 V/A: NUGGETS - ORIGINAL ARTYFACTS FROM THE FIRST PSYCHEDELIC ERA 1965-1968  (CD)
Out Of Our Tree
1998 US
ACE CDCHD 724 V/A: GOLDEN CREST INSTRUMENTALS  (CD)
Wailin' / Scotch On The Rocks (aka Tall Cool One) / Snake Pit / High Wall / Mau-Mau / Scotch On The Rocks (a.k.a. Tall Cool One-Hey Cumba version)
1999 UK
ACE CDCHK 730 V/A: BABY, THAT IS ROCK'N'ROLL  (CD)
Dirty Robber
1999 UK
ACE CDCHK 731 V/A: CRUISING INSTRUMENTALS  (CD)
Tall Cool One
1999 UK
CAPITOL 94558 V/A: HOT ROD - HOT ROD REBELS  (5-CD)
Tall Cool One
1999 US
NORTON CED-271 V/A: WOLF CALL!  (CD)
Tall Cool One / Snake Pit
1999 US
STARDUST CD 1012 V/A: VINTAGE INSTRUMENTALS, VOL.5  (CD)
Tall Cool One
199?
ACE 25 V/A: SILVER DISC - 25 YEARS OF ACE RECORDS  (CD)
Tall Cool One
2000 UK
MADEMOISELLE MNSR-LP/CD 4001 V/A: BIG DEAL!  (LP/CD)
Road Runner
2001
ACE CDCHD 844 V/A: LOVE THAT LOUIE - THE LOUIE LOUIE FILES  (CD)
Louie Louie
2002 UK
NORTON CNW 911 V/A: CHICKEN SESSION - EARLY NORTHWEST ROCKERS AND INSTRUMENTALS, VOL.2  (LP/CD)
Dirty Robber (originally unissued '58 demo version)
2002 US
BIG BEAT CDWIKD 224 V/A: REQUIRED ETIQUETTE  (CD)
Out Of Our Tree / Louie Louie (with Rockin' Robin Roberts)
2003 UK
VARESE SARABANDE 302 066 484 2 V/A: 25 ROCKIN' INSTRUMENTALS  (CD)
Tall Cool One
2003 US
MOJO CD 6/2003 V/A: INSTANT GARAGE - MOJO MUSIC GUIDE, VOL.1  (CD)
Dirty Robber
(given free CD along with Mojo Magazine 6/2003)
2003 US
ACE CDCHK 1078 V/A: ACE 30TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION : GARAGE, BEAT AND PUNK ROCK  (CD)
Out Of Our Tree
2005 UK
BIG BEAT CDWIKD 255 V/A: UPTIGHT TONIGHT : THE ULTIMATE 60S GARAGE COLLECTION  (CD)
Hang Up
2005 UK
GREASE-220 V/A: GREASER INSTRUMENTALS, VOL.1 - WAILIN'  (CD)
Road Runner / Shanghaied / Wailin' / Mau Mau
200?
GREASE 2 V/A: GREASER INSTRUMENTALS, VOL.2  (CD)
Snake Pit
200?
BLUE HORIZON BHLP/CD 100-01 THE VENTURES / THE WAILERS: TWO CAR GARAGE - 50 YEARS OF ROCK'N ROLL  (LP/CD)
I Hear You Knockin' Keep A Knockin' / Wailin' / Out Of Our Tree / Beat Guitar / Dirty Robber / Tall Cool One / Road Runner / Louie Louie
2009 US
ACE CDCH2 1254 V/A: THE BEST OF GOLDEN CREST  (2-CD)
Tall Cool One / Dirty Robber / Close Your Eyes (prev. unissued) / High Wall (prev. unissued) / Scotch On The Rocks (Tall Cool One) (prev. unissued)
2010 UK
ACE CDCHD 1282 V/A: HEY, BEACH GIRLS! - FEMALE SURF 'N' DRAG 1961-1966  (CD)
The Wailers with The Marshans: We're Goin' Surfin'
2010 UK




KENT MORRILL : SINGLES

ETIQUETTE ET-5  KENT MORRILL  This Pain In My Heart / I Had A Dream1963 US
CONGRESS 6016 KENT MORRILL The Wind Calls The Wind To It's Own / I Cannot Live Without Her  196? US
B.R.C. 103 KENT MORRILL Still The Sun Rose / Red, White And Blue1971 US
CREAM 1013 KENT MORRILL The Dream Maker / Old Before Your Time1971 US 




KENT MORRILL : ALBUMS

CREAM CR-5001  THE DREAM MAKER  (LP)
The Dream Maker / Once Upon A Time / Daisy / The Dragon / Paradise Lost / Three Ships / Spoiled Child / Old Before Your Time / Rocky Road / A Song Of Broken Dreams
1971 US 


                                                      

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Acknowledgments: Lance Lambert | Jarmo Hoppula | Tapio Väisänen | Pasi Lehtomaa | Jason Odd

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) | New Rock Record (Terry Hounsome, 1986) | Blue Suede News #42 (1998) | Cryptic Tymes #5 (1994) | Goldmine #254 (1990) | Too Much Noise #29 (2/1990)

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