1956 or 1957

June Cochran
Unknown (domestic) recording location
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. RSRCD 010 (UK) I'm Confessin' June Cochran 1:48 RSRCD 010
n.a. RSRCD 010 (UK) I Dream Of You June Cochran 1:51 RSRCD 010
Musicians - June Cochran:  vocal - Eddie Cochran: guitar - probably Connie 'Guybo' Smith: stand-up bass - Jerry Capehart: brushes. 
June Cochran is the wife of Eddie's brother Bobby Cochran.
 

  June and Bobby Cochran (Eddie's brother)

Rockstar RSRCD 010 (UK)


January 1957

Eddie Cochran
Liberty Custom Recorders - Hollywood, California 
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
LB 685 F-55056 Sittin' In The Balcony Eddie Cochran 1:58 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal and guitar - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: stand-up bass - probably Jerry Capehart: box slapping - The Johnny Mann Chorus: chorus.

 Liberty F-55056  Liberty F-55056 (company sleeve)

US sheet music

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Germany)

March 1957

Eddie Cochran

Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California  
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
LB 710 F-55070 One kiss Eddie Cochran 1:48 BCD 15989 HK
LB 711 F-55070 Mean when I'm Mad Eddie Cochran 1:21 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal - guitar - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: stand-up bass - Unidentified: drums - The Johnny Mann Chorus.

Liberty F-55070 (side A) Liberty F-55070 (side B) Liberty F-55070 (picture sleeve) Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Germany)

April 1957

Bob Denton
Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
MW 9662 DOT 15573 On My Mind Again Bob Denton 2:39 Not available on CD
MW 9663 DOT 15573 Always Late Bob Denton 2:00 LBY120503 (bootleg)
n.a. Unreleased It's Nothing To Me Bob Denton Unreleased
Musicians - Bob Denton: vocal - Eddie Cochran: guitar - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: stand-up bass - probably Jerry Capehart: box slapping - Unidentified: chorus.
For a short biography of Bob Denton go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.

Dot 15573 (side 1) Dot 15573 (side 2)

Bob Denton

LBY120503 (bootleg CD)


April 27, 1957

Lee Denson
Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
H4PW 3959 VIK 0281 New Shoes Lee Denson 1:56 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Lee Denson: vocal - Eddie Cochran: guitar - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: stand-up bass - Jerry Capehart: box slapping - Unidentified: male vocal quartet. 
'New Shoes' is also available on Bear Family BCD 15622 AH 'That'll Flat Git It' vol 1, ACE CDCHD 496 'Rockin' From Coast To Coast' vol 1 and on HYDRA BCK 27115 'The South's Gonna Rise Again'.
For a short biography of Lee Denson go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.

Vik 4X-0281 (company sleeve) Vik 4X-0281 (side B)

Lee Denson VIK publicity picture

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Germany)

Spring 1957

Yvonne Lime
Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. RSRCD 010 (UK) Ting-A-Ling Telephone Yvonne Lime 2:28 RSRCD 010
Musicians - Yvonne Lime: vocal - Eddie Cochran: guitar. Unidentified: other instruments.
For a short biography of Yvonne Lime go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.

Eddie Cochran and Yvonne Lime during a recording session in Goldstar Studio on 15 May 1957

Rockstar RSRCD 010 (UK)


May - August 1957

Eddie Cochran (different sessions between May and August)

Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California
Producer: Simon Jackson  
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
LB-744 F-55087 Drive-In Show Eddie Cochran 2:00 BCD 15989 HK
LB-745 F-55087 Am I Blue Eddie Cochran 2:15 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. LRP 3061 Completely Sweet (version 2) Eddie Cochran 2:18 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. LRP 3061 Undying Love Eddie Cochran 2:05 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. LRP 3061 I'm Alone Because I Love You Eddie Cochran 2:20 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. LRP 3061 Lovin' Time Eddie Cochran 2:04 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. LRP 3061 Proud Of You Eddie Cochran 1:56 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. LRP 3061 Stockin's 'n' Shoes Eddie Cochran 2:16 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. LRP 3061 Tell Me Why Eddie Cochran 2:14 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. LRP 3061 Have I Told You Lately That I Love You Eddie Cochran 2:32 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. LRP 3061 Cradle Baby Eddie Cochran 1:46 BCD 15989 HK
LB-794 F-55112 Twenty-Flight Rock (version 2) Eddie Cochran 1:42 BCD 15989 HK
LB-817 F-55123 Pocketful Of Hearts Eddie Cochran 1:53 BCD 15989 HK
LIB 10049 A LIB 10049 (UK) Never Eddie Cochran 1:49 BCD 15989 HK
LB 1133 F 55278 Sweetie Pie Eddie Cochran 2:09 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal, lead guitar and ukulele ('Drive-In Show', 'Lovin' Time' and 'Pocketful Of Hearts') - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: stand-up bass - Perry Botkin: rhythm guitar - Unidentified: drums (no drums on 'Tell Me Why') - The Johnny Mann Chorus: chorus. The 'Singin' To My baby' sessions (LRP 3061) were produced by Simon Jackson.
Liberty F-55112 (company sleeve) Liberty LIB 10049 (UK) Liberty LRP 3061 Bear Fam. BCD 15989 HK (Germany)

Summer 1957

Darla Daret
Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
2001-AA SILVER 2001 Honey Honey Darla Daret 2:00

Not available on CD

Musicians - Darla Daret: vocal - Eddie Cochran: guitar - The Johnny Mann Chorus: chorus - Unidentified: piano, drums and stand-up bass. 
For a short biography of Darla Daret go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.
 
 
SILVER 2001 Darla Daret

September 1957

Gary Lambert & Eddie Cochran

Gary Lambert's home - Los Angeles, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. SJLP 582 Boogie Woogie Breakdown INSTRUMENTAL

2:12

SJCD 594

n.a. SJCD 594 Tea For Two INSTRUMENTAL 2:12

SJCD 594

n.a. SJLP 582 Dixie INSTRUMENTAL 0:51

SJCD 594

n.a. SJCD 594 Jersey Bounce INSTRUMENTAL 2:21

SJCD 594

n.a. SJCD 594 T.D.'s Boogie INSTRUMENTAL 1:54

SJCD 594

n.a. SJCD 594 Rock Around The Clock INSTRUMENTAL 2:25

SJCD 594

n.a. SJCD 594 Memphis Blues INSTRUMENTAL 2:03

SJCD 594

n.a. SJCD 594 Rock-A-Bye Boogie INSTRUMENTAL 1:57

SJCD 594

n.a. SJCD 594 Elmer's Tune INSTRUMENTAL 1:59

SJCD 594

n.a. SJCD 594 Bye Bye Blues INSTRUMENTAL 1:48

SJCD 594

n.a. SJCD 594 Steel Guitar Rag INSTRUMENTAL 2:19

SJCD 594

n.a. SJCD 594 High Rocking Swing INSTRUMENTAL 1:59

SJCD 594

n.a. SJCD 594 St. Louis Blues INSTRUMENTAL 3:26

SJCD 594

n.a. SJCD 594 Jazz Me Blues INSTRUMENTAL 2:08

SJCD 594

n.a. SJCD 594 Wabash Blues INSTRUMENTAL 2:10

SJCD 594

n.a. SJCD 594 Birth Of The Blues INSTRUMENTAL 1:43

SJCD 594

n.a. SJCD 594 Till I Waltz Again With You INSTRUMENTAL 2:19

SJCD 594

n.a. SJCD 594 Blue Steel Blues INSTRUMENTAL 2:05

SJCD 594

n.a. SJCD 594 Panhandle Rag INSTRUMENTAL 2:22

SJCD 594

n.a. SJLP 582 Gary's Tune INSTRUMENTAL 1:11

SJCD 594

n.a.

Unreleased

Guitar Boogie in High INSTRUMENTAL

Unreleased

Musicians - Gary Lambert: lead guitar and rhythm guitar - Eddie Cochran: lead guitar and rhythm guitar. Eddie plays lead guitar on 'Boogie Woogie Breakdown', 'Jersey Bounce', 'T.D.'s Boogie', 'Rock Around The Clock', 'Rock-A-Bye Boogie' and 'Bye Bye Blues'. On the other tracks Gary Lambert plays lead guitar with Eddie Cochran on rhythm guitar.
There are in total 41 instrumentals including the unreleased 'Guitar Boogie in High'.
 

Sunjay SJLP 582 (Sweden)

Glen Glenn and Gary Lambert

 

Sunjay SJCD 594 (Sweden)


September 1957

Bob Denton

Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 1 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 2 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 3 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 4 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 5 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 6 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 7 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 8 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 9 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 10 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 11 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 12 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 13 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 14 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 15 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 16 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 17 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

Love Me So I'll Know - take 18 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a. Lonely LP 2217 (Fra) Love Me So I'll Know  - take 19 Bob Denton 2:16 Not available on CD
MW-9925 DOT 15622 Love Me So I'll Know (master with guitar /mandolin overdubs) Bob Denton Not available on CD
n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 1 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 2 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 3 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 4 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 5 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 6 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 7 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 8 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 9 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 10 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 11 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 12 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 13 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 14 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 15 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 16 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 17 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 18 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 19 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 20 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 21 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 22 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 23 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 24 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 25 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 26 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 27 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a.

Unreleased

I'm Sending You This Record - take 28 Bob Denton  

Unreleased

n.a. Lonely LP 2217 (Fra) I'm Sending You This Record  - take 29 Bob Denton 2:01 Not available on CD
MW-9926 DOT 15622 I'm Sending You This Record (master with overdubs) Bob Denton 2:01 Not available on CD
MW-9926 BCD 16788 AR (GER) I'm Sending You This Record (master with overdubs) STEREO Bob Denton 2:01 BCD 16788 AR
Musicians - Bob Denton: vocal - Eddie Cochran: guitar - Unidentified: stand-up bass, drums, piano and chorus. The single versions (DOT 15622) have overdubbed guitar and mandolin.
The undubbed versions of 'Love Me So I'll Know' and 'I'm Sending You This Record' were made available on the French LP 'The Sound Of Eddie Cochran' (Lonely LP 2217). 'I'm Sending You This Record' on Bear family BCD 16788 'One More Record Please' is a stunning stereo version.
  For a short biography of Bob Denton go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.
           

DOT 15622 (side B) Lonely LP 2217 (France) Bob Denton Bear Family BCD 16788 AR (Ger)

September 1957

Eddie Cochran

Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 1 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 2 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 3 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 4 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 5 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 6 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 7 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 8 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 9 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 10 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 11 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 12 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 13 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Gir - take  14 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 15 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 16 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 17 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 18 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased Ah, Pretty Girl - take 19 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 20 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 21 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 22 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 23 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased Ah, Pretty Girl - take 24 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 25 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 26 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 27 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 28 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 29 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 30 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased/lost Ah, Pretty Girl - take 31 Eddie Cochran Unreleased/lost
n.a. Unreleased Ah, Pretty Girl - take 32 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal and guitar - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: electric bass - possibly Earl Palmer: drums. 
Only take 19, 24 and 32 have survived from this session.
    
  Earl Palmer Connie 'Guybo' Smith and Eddie Cochran

October 4, 1957

Eddie Cochran

"Ampol Radio Show" hosted by Jack Davey (transmission October 11 and November)
Sydney - Australia

 

Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. RSRCD 022 (UK) Interview with Eddie Cochran by Jack Davey Eddie Cochran

1:34

BCD 15989 HK
n.a. RSRCD 022 (UK) Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On Eddie Cochran

2:23

BCD 15989 HK
n.a. RSRCD 022 (UK) Interview with Eddie Cochran by Jack Davey Eddie Cochran

0:43

BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal and guitar with The Upsetters (Little Richard's band): Nathaniel Douglas: guitar - Olsie Robinson: bass - Clifford Burks, Grady Gaines and Wilbert Smith: tenor saxophones - Charles Connor: drums. 
Eddie played on the radio show with the guitar of Blue Cap Johnny Meeks, hence the different guitar sound.
  Complete radio show available on ROCKSTAR RSRCD 022.
   

Rockstar RSRCD 022 (UK)

Gene Vincent and Eddie Cochran arriving in Australia (October 1957) On stage in Australia (October 1957) Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)

Late 1957

Paula Morgan

Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
45-DE-011 DEMON FF-1506 Only A Fool (master with overdubs) Paula Morgan Not available on CD
45-DE-012 DEMON FF-1506 Someone To Love Me (master with overdubs)  Paula Morgan Not available on CD
n.a. RSRCD 010 (UK) Someone To Love Me (minus overdubs) Paula Morgan 1:51 RSRCD 010
n.a. RSRCD 010 (UK) I Hang My Head To Cry Paula Morgan 1:57 RSRCD 010
Musicians - Paula Morgan: vocal - Eddie Cochran: guitar - Ray Stanley: piano - Unidentified: vibes, sax (on 'I Hang My Head And Cry'), stand-up bass, drums and overdubbed vocal harmony on 'Someone To Love Me' (DEMON FF-1506).

DEMON FF-1506 (side A)

Goldstar acetate

Paula Morgan

Rockstar RSRCD 010 (UK)


Late 1957

Eddie Cochran

'Studio Party' TV show - WABD-TV Channel 5 - hosted by Herb Sheldon
Central Opera House, East. 67th Street, Manhattan, New York  
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. RSRCD 008 (UK) Sittin' In The Balcony Eddie Cochran 1:38 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. RSRCD 008 (UK) Twenty-Flight Rock Eddie Cochran 0:37 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal and guitar - Unidentified: other musicians. 
Acetates of both live recordings were found by Rockstar Records in Eddie Cochran's personal record collection.
   
  'Sittin' In The Balcony' and 'Twenty-Flight Rock' also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 008.
 

Rockstar RSRCD 008 (UK)

 

Eddie Cochran live on stage 1957

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Germany)

October 27, 1957

Gary Williams & Eddie Cochran

Gary Williams home, Spokane, Washington
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. RSRCD 009 (UK) I'll See You In My Dreams INSTRUMENTAL 1:38 RSRCD 009
n.a. RSRCD 009 (UK) Farewell, My Bluebell INSTRUMENTAL 0:37 RSRCD 009
n.a. RSRCD 009 (UK) Dallas County Jail Blues (version 1) Gary Williams 3:11 RSRCD 009
n.a. RSRCD 009 (UK) T.B. Blues Gary Williams 3:53 RSRCD 009
n.a. RSRCD 009 (UK) Dallas County Jail Blues (version 2) Gary Williams 4:20 RSRCD 009
n.a. RSRCD 009 (UK) Dobro Breaks INSTRUMENTAL 1:26 RSRCD 009
Musicians - Gary Williams: vocal and guitar -  Eddie Cochran: guitar and dobro steel. 
'I'll See You In My Dreams' and 'Farewell, My Bluebell' are solo performances on guitar by Eddie Cochran. 'Dallas County Jail Blues' (version 1), 'T.B. Blues' and 'Dallas County Jail Blues' (version 2) feature Gary Williams' vocal and guitar and Eddie Cochran on dobro steel. 'Dobro Breaks' feature Gary Williams on guitar and Eddie Cochran on dobro steel.
For a short biography of Gary Williams go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.

Rockstar RSRCD 009 (UK)


November 2, 1957

Eddie Cochran "Freeman Hoover Interview"

Albany Hotel, Denver, Colorado
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. UAS 29380 (UK) Released segment of 1:51 Interview Eddie Cochran - part 1 INTERVIEW 3:03 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. UAS 29380 (UK) Released segment of 7:02 Interview Eddie Cochran - part 2 INTERVIEW 10:48 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. RSR-EP 2007 (UK) Released segment of 2:30 Interview - part 4 (Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, Eddie Cochran and Connie 'Guybo' Smith) INTERVIEW 11:00 BCD 15989 HK
Interviews conducted by DJ Freeman Hoover for his KCSR (Community Service Radio) Bandstand radio show in the early hours of november 2 1957. The Biggest Show Of Stars ‘57 show was at the Arena Auditorium in Denver, CO for 12,000 people. After the show, some of the artists partied in Eddie Cochran’s room at the Albany Hotel, where during the morning hours Freeman conducted some interviews to take back to KCSR. Interview part 3 not listed here is an interview with Jimmy Bowen plus his KCSR radio promo. The whole 'Freeman Hover Interview'  was released in its entirety for the first time on Rockstar RSRCD 008.
  Complete interview including part 3 available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 008.
   

Rockstar RSR-EP 2007 (UK)

Left to right: Freeman Hoover, Jerry Allison, Eddie Cochran and Jimmy Bowen in the Albany Hotel, Denver, Colorado, Nov 2, 1957 Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Germany)

(probably) 1957

Eddie Cochran KCSR radio promo

Location unknown
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. RSRCD 008 (UK)  Eddie Cochran KCSR radio promo Eddie Cochran 0:07 BCD 15989 HK
Promo introduced by DJ Freeman Hoover for his KCSR (Community Service Radio) Bandstand radio show. Transcription Eddie Cochran KCSR radio promo: "Hi there, this is Eddie Cochran in Hollywood reminding you that you are in tune with KCSR - a friend at your side when you're out for a ride." Total length including introduction from Freeman Hoover is 1:17.
  Eddie Cochran KCSR radio promo also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 008.
   
 

Rockstar RSRCD 008 (UK)

  Freeman Hoover interviewing Eddie Cochran in the Albany Hotel, Denver, Colorado, Nov 2, 1957 Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)

Date unknown

Eddie Cochran L.A. 'Big Sound' radio promo

Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. RSRCD 008 (UK)  Eddie Cochran L.A. 'Big Sound' radio promo Eddie Cochran 0:05 BCD 15989 HK
Transcription Eddie Cochran L.A. 'Big Sound' radio promo: "Hi, this is Eddie Cochran speaking from the station with the big sound, all year round."
  Eddie Cochran L.A. 'Big Sound' promo also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 008.
   
 

Rockstar RSRCD 008 (UK)

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)

1957

Eddie Cochran talks about Frankie Lymon

Location unknown
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. RSRCD 008 (UK)  Eddie Cochran talks about Frankie Lymon Eddie Cochran 0:22 RSRCD 008
A narrator introduces "the late Eddie Cochran" who talks about Frankie Lymon. Transcription of Eddie Cochran interview: "I have known him for quite a while now and he is a real good buddy of mine you know, and we chum around together a lot and as far as performers go I would say that Frankie, on the stage, and I think that everybody would just about agree with me, who sees his show. Showmanship and everything is so important I think, and that is just exactly what Frankie Lymon is you know in showmanship."
 
 

Eddie Cochran with Gladiola Hatchie, Cheryol Cromwell and Frankie Lymon at the Biggest Show of Stars, February 1958

Rockstar RSRCD 008 (UK)


1957
Don Deal
Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. CHISWICK CH1 Don't Push Don Deal

2:14

RSRCD 028
Musicians - Don Deal: vocal - Eddie Cochran: guitar - Unidentified: other instruments.
 Other Don Deal records which are rumoured to have Eddie Cochran on guitar are: 
ERA 1039
HN-99 Unfaithful Diane / HN-100 Devil Of Deceit
ERA 1051
HN-133 Even Then
ERA 1077
HN-167 A Chance Is All I Ask / HN-134 Just Thought I'd Call
For a short biography of Don Deal go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.
   

LP Chiswick CH1 (UK 1977)

 

Don Deal

Rockstar RSRCD 028 (UK)


(probably) November 1957

Don Deal
Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
HN-135 ERA 1051 My Blind Date Don Deal

2:02

RSRCD 028
Musicians - Don Deal: vocal - Eddie Cochran: lead guitar - Hank Cochran: rhythm guitar - Chuck Felling: stand-up bass - Paul MaGee: drums - Don Deal and Hank Cochran: overdubbed backing vocals.
  For a short biography of Don Deal go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.
           

ERA 1051 (side B)

ERA 1051 (promo side B)

ERA 1051 (promo side B)

Rockstar RSRCD 028 (UK)


November 1957

Al Casey
Goldstar Studio - Hollywood
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
LB-806 F-55117 Willa Mae Al Casey 1:53 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Al Casey - vocal and lead guitar - Eddie Cochran: rhythm guitar - Gerald Wiggins: piano - Starkey hall: drums - Unidentified: stand-up bass.
For a short biography of Al Casey go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.
Liberty F-55117 (promo side A) Duane Eddy and Al Casey (right) Al Casey Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)
       

Acknowledgements: Thanks to Terry Gordon (Rockin' Country Style) for the scans of DOT 15573, Liberty F-55087 (A), F-55112 (A) (Udo Frank), F-55123 and Zephyr 70-022. Thanks Marc Alesina for playing time on Bob Denton's 'On My Mind Again' and 'Always Late.' According to Tony Barrett 'Sweetie Pie' was recorded during the Johnny Mann sessions between May and August 1957. Thanks Kimmo Nieminen for playing time on Darla Daret's 'Honey Honey.' Bjorn Witlox for the scan of Lonely LP 2217. Thanks to Terry Gordon (Rockin' Country Style) for the scans of Liberty F-55177. Marc Alesina for playing time on Bob Denton's 'Love Me So I'll Know.' Thanks to Josep Rulló for take info on 'Love Me So I'll Know' and 'I'm Sending You This Record'. Thanks Noel Thibault for the picture of Paula Morgan. Thanks Tony Barrett for information on the Gary Lambert and Eddie Cochran session. Timo Runne for correction on transcription of KCSR promo.