January 12, 1958

Eddie Cochran

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

Vocal

Time

Available on
LB-847 F 55138 Pretty Girl (MASTER - US MONO single version) Eddie Cochran 1:49 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. HL-G 9464 Pretty Girl (UK MONO single version with the intro clipped and reverb and compression added) Eddie Cochran 1:46 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. ESCP 20 (UK) Pretty Girl (2-track STEREO version with different lyrics before the guitar break) Eddie Cochran 1:49 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. EN 26 0532 3 (UK) Pretty Girl (3-track STEREO-version as above) Eddie Cochran 1:49 BCD 15989 HK
LB-816 F-55123 Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie (MASTER - US MONO single version with guitar overdub) Eddie Cochran 2:18 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. RSR-LP 1008 Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie (STEREO minus guitar overdub) Eddie Cochran 2:18 BCD 15989 HK
Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie (MONO minus guitar overdub) Eddie Cochran 2:18 EMI CD ECB 1
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal and guitar - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: electric bass - Earl Palmer: drums - possibly Ray Johnson: piano. 
The EMI CD ECB1 boxset versions of Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie in mono and stereo are the same takes without guitar overdub. The release of 'Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie' on the 4 LP box set "20th Anniversary" ECSP 20 has the engineer say "master X5" before the take starts.
   
  The three alternate versions of 'Pretty Girl' are also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 026. 'Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie' US mono single version is available on CD SEECD 271, the stereo version is available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 026.

Liberty F-55123 

London HL-G 9464 (UK)

Rockstar RSR-LP 1008 (UK)

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)

January 16, 1958

Eddie Cochran (overdub session)

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

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. Ah, Pretty Girl (take 32) Eddie Cochran
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal and guitar - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: electric bass - possibly Earl Palmer: drums - The Johnny Mann Chorus: chorus.
Overdub session on 'Ah, Pretty Girl' from september 1957 including chorus overdub.

Possibly early 1958

Eddie Cochran

Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. RSRCD 026 (UK) Teenage Cutie - take 1 (false start) Eddie Cochran 0:27 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. RSRCD 026 (UK) Teenage Cutie - take 2 Eddie Cochran 1:46 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. RSRCD 026 (UK) Teenage Cutie - take 3 (break-up) Eddie Cochran 0:16 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. RSRCD 026 (UK) Teenage Cutie - take 4 Eddie Cochran 1:29 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. UAS 9959 Teenage Cutie - take 5 (master) Eddie Cochran 1:32 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal and guitar - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: stand-up bass - probably Jerry Capehart: box slapping
The complete 'Teenage Cutie' session, minus master take 5, is also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 026: 'Portrait Of A legend'.

United Artists UAS 9959

Rockstar RSRCD 026 (UK)

  Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)

January 1958

Eddie Cochran

Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. Unreleased Little Lou (third track, take 1) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Little Lou (third track, take 2) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Little Lou (third track, take 3) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Little Lou (third track, take 4) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Little Lou (third track, take 5) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. LBY 1205 (UK) Little Lou (third track, take 6) Eddie Cochran 1:38 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal and guitar - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: electric bass - Unidentified: piano and drums. 
'Little Lou' might have been intended as a demo for John Ashley whose version appeared on Capehart 5006. On the EMI box set we hear the engineer say "Little Lou, third track, take 6" which may suggest this is an overdub.
Liberty LBY 1205 (UK) Liberty LBY 1205 (UK) Liberty LBY 1205 - label side 1 (UK) Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)

Early 1958

John Ashley

Los Angeles, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. BCK 27114 (GER) Born To Rock John Ashley 2:02

BCK 27114

Musicians - John Ashley: vocal - Eddie Cochran: guitar - Unidentified: other musicians. 
For a short biography of John Ashley go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.
 
  John Ashley Hydra Records BCK 27114 (Germany)

1958/1959 (exact date unknown)

John Ashley

Los Angeles, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. BCK 27114 (GER) Don't Let Them Tear Us Apart John Ashley 3:14

BCK 27114

n.a. BCK 27114 (GER) Mean Mean Woman John Ashley 2:22 BCK 27114
Musicians - John Ashley: vocal - Eddie Cochran: guitar - Unidentified: other musicians.
  For a short biography of John Ashley go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.      
           
   
    John Ashley Hydra Records BCK 27114 (Germany)

March 3, 1958

Eddie Cochran

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

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. Unreleased Teresa - take 1 (STEREO)  Eddie Cochran Unreleased / lost
n.a. Unreleased Teresa - take 2 (STEREO)  Eddie Cochran Unreleased / lost
n.a. Unreleased Teresa - take 3 (STEREO)  Eddie Cochran Unreleased / lost
LB 846 F-55138 Teresa -  take 3 (MONO) Eddie Cochran 2:04 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal and guitar - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: electric bass - Unidentified: drums and female chorus. 
'Teresa' was recorded in three track stereo but the original tape is lost. 
 

LIBERTY F-55138 (promo side A)  

Eddie Cochran and Connie 'Guybo' Smith on stage 1958

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)

Early 1958

Bob Luman

Unknown recording location
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. RSRCD 009 (UK) Guitar Picker  Bob Luman 1:57 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Bob Luman: vocal - Eddie Cochran and Fred Carter: lead guitars - Probably Conny 'Guybo' Smith: stand-up bass.
           
With the release of the 'Guitar Picker' boxset on the Castle Music label in 2007 the identity of the singer became known as Bob Luman.
   
  'Guitar Picker' is also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 009 and CMXBX1452.
   
  For a short biography of Bob Luman go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.
   

Rockstar RSRCD 009 (UK)

CMXBX1452 (UK)

Bob Luman Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)

(possibly) March 1958

John Ashley (soundtrack for movie  "Hot Rod Gang")

Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. BCK 27114 (GER) Annie Laurie John Ashley 2:12 BCK 27114
n.a. BCK 27114 (GER) Hit And Run Lover John Ashley 2:09 BCK 27114
Musicians - John Ashley: vocal - Eddie Cochran: guitar - Probably Mike Henderson: tenor sax - Gene Riggio: drums - Unidentified: bass and  piano. 
  There are three untitled instrumentals to be heard in the film which probably feature Eddie Cochran on guitar.
   
  For a short biography of John Ashley go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.
   
John ashley Gene Vincent, Jody Fair and John Ashley in 'Hot Rod Gang' Hydra Records BCK 27114 (Germany)

March 25, 1958

Gene Vincent

Capitol Recording Studios, Capitol Tower - Hollywood, California
Producer: Ken Nelson  
Matrix nr Original release Title Vocal Time Available on
18640 T.1059 Git It Gene Vincent 2:24 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Gene Vincent: vocal - Johnny Meeks: lead guitar - Bobby Jones: electric bass - Cliff Simmons: piano - Grady Owens: rhythm guitar - Juvey Gomez: drums - clapper boys/backing vocals: Tommy Facenda & Paul Peek - backing bass vocals: Eddie Cochran.
Also recorded 'Dance In The Street' (matrix 18639) no Eddie Cochran involvement. 
   
  'Git It' also available on CD BEAR FAMILY BCD16257HL.
March 26, 1958
Gene Vincent
Capitol Recording Studios, Capitol Tower - Hollywood, California
Producer: Ken Nelson        
18651 T.1059 Teenage Partner Gene Vincent 2:16 BCD16257HL
18652 T.1059 Peace Of Mind Gene Vincent 2:22 BCD16257HL
18653 EAP 1-985 Lovely Loretta Gene Vincent 2:02 BCD16257HL
Musicians - Gene Vincent: vocal - Johnny Meeks: lead guitar - Bobby Jones: electric bass - Cliff Simmons: piano - Grady Owens: rhythm guitar - Juvey Gomez: drums - clapper boys/backing vocals: Tommy Facenda & Paul Peek - backing bass vocals: Eddie Cochran.
Also recorded 'I Love You' (matrix 18650) no Eddie Cochran involvement.
March 27, 1958
Gene Vincent
Capitol Recording Studios, Capitol Tower - Hollywood, California
Producer: Ken Nelson        
18660 T.1059 Somebody Help Me Gene Vincent 2:09 BCD16257HL
18661 T.1059 Five Feet Of Lovin' (version 2) Gene Vincent 2:11 BCD16257HL
Musicians - Gene Vincent: vocal - Johnny Meeks: lead guitar - Bobby Jones: electric bass - Cliff Simmons: piano - Grady Owens: rhythm guitar - Juvey Gomez: drums - clapper boys/backing vocals: Tommy Facenda & Paul Peek - backing bass vocals: Eddie Cochran.
Also recorded 'Little Lover' (matrix 18658) and 'Rocky Road Blues' (matrix 18659) no Eddie Cochran involvement.
  For a short biography of Gene Vincent go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.
           
 
Capitol T.1059 Capitol EAP 1-985

Gene Vincent

Bear Family BCD 16257  HL (Germany)

March 28, 1958

Eddie Cochran

Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
LB 859 F-55144 Summertime Blues (US single version with echo) Eddie Cochran 1:57 BCD 15989 HK
MSX 2803 HL-U 8702 (UK) Summertime Blues (UK single version) Eddie Cochran 1:59 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal, guitar and guitar overdubs - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: electric bass - Earl Palmer: drums - probably Sharon Sheeley and Jerry Capehart: handclapping. 
  'Summertime Blues' US single version with echo also available on CD SEECD 271.
   

Liberty F-55144

London HL-U 8702 (UK)

See For Miles SEE CD 271 (UK)

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)

March 29, 1958
Gene Vincent
Capitol Recording Studios, Capitol Tower - Hollywood, California
Producer: Ken Nelson        
18708 T.1059 The Wayward Wind Gene Vincent 2:42 BCD16257HL
18709 T.1207 Now Is The Hour Gene Vincent 2:57 BCD16257HL
Musicians - Gene Vincent: vocal - Johnny Meeks: lead guitar - Bobby Jones: electric bass - Cliff Simmons: piano - Grady Owens: rhythm guitar - Juvey Gomez: drums - clapper boys/backing vocals: Tommy Facenda & Paul Peek - backing bass vocals: Eddie Cochran.
These eight Gene Vincent songs featuring Eddie Cochran (including March 25, 26 and 27) were also made available on Rockstar-LP 1007: Cruisin' with Gene Vincent & The Blue Caps. Eddie Cochran is also credited with the arrangement of 'Git It'. Four more songs were recorded on March 28 when Eddie Cochran recorded his own classic 'Summertime Blues': 'Look What You Gone And Done To Me' (matrix 18682), 'Hey Good Lookin' (matrix 18683), Summertime (matrix 18684) and 'I Can't Help It' (matrix 18685) no Eddie Cochran involvement.
  For a short biography of Gene Vincent go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.    
             

Capitol T.1059

Capitol T.1207

Gene Vincent

Bear Family BCD 16257  HL (Germany)

April 7, 1958

Eddie Cochran (overdub session)

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

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. 50999 2 67778 2 5 (UK) Ah, Pretty Girl - take 19 Eddie Cochran 1:58 50999 2 67778 2 5
n.a. Unreleased Ah, Pretty Girl - take 24 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. LBY 1127 (UK) Ah, Pretty Girl - take 32 (alternate chorus + vocal overdub) Eddie Cochran

1:51

BCD 15989 HK
n.a. 45 10.032 (NED) Ah, Pretty Girl - take 32 (overdubbed guitar solo) - MONO Eddie Cochran

2:09

BCD 15989 HK

n.a. RSR-LP 1008 (UK) Ah, Pretty Girl - take 32 (overdubbed guitar solo) - STEREO Eddie Cochran

2:13

BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal and guitar - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: electric bass - possibly Earl Palmer: drums - The Johnny Mann Chorus: chorus overdub.
The version of Liberty LBY 1127 has a different vocal and chorus overdub and is minus the guitar solo. This version was released for the first time on CD on the French 'The Eddie Cochran memorial Album' MAM 101/3930537.
   
  'Ah, Pretty Girl' (alternate chorus + vocal overdub) also available on the French CD MAM 101/3930537. 'Ah, Pretty Girl' (overdubbed guitar solo - STEREO) also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 026.

Liberty LIB 10.023 (NL) Liberty LBY 1127 (UK)

EMI 50999 2 67778 2 5 (UK)

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)

April 1958

Bob Denton & Eddie Cochran

Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
MW 11064 DOT 15833 24-Hour Night Bob Denton 2:08

LBY120503 (bootleg CD)

MW 11602 RSRCD 009 (UK) Sick & Tired Bob Denton & Eddie Cochran 1:53 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Bob Denton: vocal - Eddie Cochran: vocal and guitar - Unidentified: piano, drums and stand-up bass.
   
  'Sick & Tired' also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 009.
  For a short biography of Bob Denton go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.
         
Dot 15833

Bob Denton and Eddie Cochran in 1958

Rockstar RSRCD 009 (UK)

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)


May 1958

Eddie Cochran

Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
LB-858 F-55144 Love Again Eddie Cochran 2:10 BCD 15989 HK
LB-1132 F-55278 Lonely Eddie Cochran 2:13 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal and guitar - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: electric bass - Unidentified: drums.
LIBERTY LRP 3220 Love Again (Snuff Garrett overdubs) Eddie Cochran 2:10 BCD 15989 HK
LIBERTY LRP 3220 Lonely (Snuff Garrett overdubs) Eddie Cochran 2:13 BCD 15989 HK
   
Guitar overdub produced by Snuff Garrett possibly July 20, 1962 at Liberty Custom Recorders, Hollywood California. Leader and guitar: Tommy Allsup.
  'Love Again' (Snuff Garrett overdubs) and  'Lonely' (Snuff Garrett overdubs) also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 026.
   

Liberty F-55144

Liberty F-55278 (promo)

Liberty LRP 3220

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)


Early or Mid 1958

Eddie Cochran

Unknown recording location 

Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. RSRCD 009 (UK) Cruisin' The Drive-In Eddie Cochran 1:40 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal and guitar - Bass voice: Warren Flock - Unidentified: backing vocals ands other musicians.
   
  'Cruisin' The Drive-In' also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 009.
 
Rockstar RSRCD 009 (UK)

 

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)


(possibly) Early Summer 1958
Eddie Cochran
Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. RSRCD 010 (UK) One Minute To One Eddie Cochran 2:06 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal and guitar - Unidentified: other musicians.
  'One Minute To One' is also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 010.
   
 
Rockstar RSRCD 010 (UK) Goldstar Studio acetate 'One Minute To One' (Courtesy Rockstar)

 

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)


Mid or late 1958

Galen Denny

Unknown recording location
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
LB 869 F-55164 What Ya Gonna Do Galen Denny 2:10 CD-55001
LB 871 F-55164 Gonna Build A Rocket Galen Denny 2:10 Not available on CD
Musicians - Galen Denny: vocal - Eddie Cochran: guitar - Unidentified: other instruments.
For a short biography of Galen Denny go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.
 
Liberty F-55164 (side 1 promo) Liberty F-55164 (side 2 ) CD-55001 (European Union)

July 7, 1958

Eddie Cochran

RCA Studio - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
LB 906 F-55166 Don't Ever Let Me Go Eddie Cochran 2:10 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal and guitar - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: electric bass - Unidentified: drums and chorus.

Liberty F-55166 (side B)

Liberty F-55166 (promo side B)

Liberty F-55166 (black label)

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)


July 1958

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

Vocal

Time

Available on
CM 1100 CREST 1086 Pretty Little Devil Bob Denton 2:09 BCD 15989 HK
CM 1101 CREST 1086 Thinkin' About You Bob Denton 2:02 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Bob Denton: vocal - Eddie Cochran: lead guitar and harmony vocal - Unidentified: rhythm guitar, electric bass, drums and bass vocal.
While on home leave from the U.S. Army in July 1958 Bob Denton, with the help of Eddie Cochran recorded 'Pretty Little Devil' and 'Thinkin' About You'. The songs were not released until September 1961 when they appeared on Crest 1086. 
   
  'Pretty Little Devil' and 'Thinkin' About You' also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 009.
  For a short biography of Bob Denton go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.
           
 

CREST 1086 (side B)

 

Rockstar RSRCD 009 (UK)

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)


Summer 1958

Jerry Neal (Jerry Capehart)

Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California 
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
MW 11601 DOT 15810 Scratchin' INSTRUMENTAL 2:28 RSRCD 010
MW 11602 DOT 15810 I Hate Rabbits INSTRUMENTAL 1:45 RSRCD 009
Musicians - Jerry Capehart: vocal - Eddie Cochran: guitar and guitar overdubs - Plas Johnson: sax - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: electric bass - Earl Palmer: drums - possibly Ray Johnson: piano - Stan Ross: novelty vocal effects.
  For a short biography of Jerry Capehart go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.
           

 

Dot 15810 (side A company sleeve) Dot 15810 (side B)

Plas Johnson and Ray Johnson

Rockstar RSRCD 010 (UK)

Eddie Cochran
n.a. RSRCD 009 (UK) Meet Mr Tweedy INSTRUMENTAL 1:52 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: guitar and guitar overdubs.
   
  'Meet Mr Tweedy' also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 009.
 

Rockstar RSRCD 009 (UK)

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)


Late Summer 1958

Troyce Key

Western Recorders - Hollywood, California 
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
58013 WB 5007 Drown In My Tears Troyce Key 3:54

LBY120503 (bootleg)

58014 WB 5007 Baby Please Don't Go Troyce Key 2:11 BCD 15989 HK
A 10,170 WARNER BROS. 5035 Watch Your Mouth Troyce Key

2:16

BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Troyce Key: vocal - Eddie Cochran: lead guitar - Howard Roberts: rhythm guitar - Ray Johnson: piano - Red Callender: stand-up bass - Earl Palmer: drums - The Sharps: chorus.
 
  'Baby Please Don't Go' also available on CD BOP-CD010 and 'Watch Your Mouth' also available on CD BOP-CD004.
BornFor a short biography of Troyce Key go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.
WARNER BROS 5007 (side A) WARNER BROS 5035 (side B) Troyce Key

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)


September 5, 1958

John Ashley & The Voices of Allah (a.k.a. The Four Dots)

Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California 
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. Unreleased Seriously (In Love) - take 1 John Ashley Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Seriously (In Love) - take 2 John Ashley Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Seriously (In Love) - take 3 John Ashley Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Seriously (In Love) - take 4 John Ashley Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Seriously (In Love) - take 5 John Ashley Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Seriously (In Love) - take 6 John Ashley Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Seriously (In Love) - take 7 John Ashley Unreleased
SL 0005 SILVER 1002 Seriously (In Love) - take 8 (master) John Ashley 2:22 BCK 27114
SL 0006 SILVER 1002 I Want To Hear It From You (master) John Ashley 1:52 BCK 27114
Musicians - John Ashley: vocal - Eddie Cochran: guitar - The Four Dots (Jewel Akens, Albert (Jerry) Stone, Warren Crosby and possibly Freddy Clark or Sam Dearden: vocals - Unidentified: electric bass and drums. 
'Seriously In Love' is also available on Rockstar RSRCD 003.
  For a short biography of John Ashley go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.
           
Silver 1002 (promo side A) Silver 1002 (promo side B) John Ashley Hydra Records BCK 27114 (Germany)

September 5 - 18, 1958

Liberty Custom Recorders - Hollywood, California 
Jerry Stone with The Four Dots
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. Unreleased My Baby (She Loves Me) - take 1 Jerry Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased My Baby (She Loves Me) - take 2 Jerry Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased My Baby (She Loves Me) - take 3 Jerry Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased My Baby (She Loves Me) - take 4 Jerry Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased My Baby (She Loves Me) - take 5 Jerry Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased My Baby (She Loves Me) - take 6 Jerry Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased My Baby (She Loves Me) - take 7 Jerry Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased My Baby (She Loves Me) - take 8 Jerry Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased My Baby (She Loves Me) - take 9 Jerry Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased My Baby (She Loves Me) - take 10 Jerry Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased My Baby (She Loves Me) - take 11 Jerry Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased My Baby (She Loves Me) - take 12 Jerry Stone Unreleased
n.a. RSRCD 003 (UK) My Baby (She Loves Me) - take 13 / false start Jerry Stone 0:10 RSRCD 003
n.a. RSRCD 003 (UK) My Baby (She Loves Me) - take 14 Jerry Stone 2:05 RSRCD 003
FR 100 F-44002 My Baby (She Loves Me) - take 14 + overdub (master) Jerry Stone FRCD001
           
RSR-LP 1021 (UK) It's Heaven - take 1 Jerry Stone 1:58 RSRCD 003
FR 101 F-44002 It's Heaven - take 2 (master) Jerry Stone Not available on CD
Unreleased It's Heaven - take 3 / false start Jerry Stone Unreleased
Musicians - Albert (Jerry) Stone: lead vocal - Jewel Akens: vocal - Warren Crosby: bass vocal - Eddie Cochran: guitar and electric bass overdub - probably Connie 'Guybo' Smith: electric bass on 'It's Heaven' - Earl Palmer: drums - Unidentified: other vocals.
Freedom F-44002 (side A) Freedom F-44002 (side B promo)

Rockstar RSR-LP 1021 (UK)

Rockstar RSRCD 003 (UK)


September 18, 1958

The Four Dots

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

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. Unreleased Take My Hand (I'm Lonely) - take 1 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Take My Hand (I'm Lonely) - take 2 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. RSRCD 001 (UK) Take My Hand (I'm Lonely) - take 3 Albert Stone 2:26 RSRCD 001
n.a. Unreleased Take My Hand (I'm Lonely) - take 4 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Take My Hand (I'm Lonely) - take 5 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. RSR-LP 1009 (UK) Take My Hand (I'm Lonely) - take 6 / false start Albert Stone 0:12 RSRCD 003
n.a. Unreleased Take My Hand (I'm Lonely) - take 7 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Take My Hand (I'm Lonely) - take 8 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. RSR-LP 1009 (UK) Take My Hand (I'm Lonely) - take 9 Albert Stone 2:27 RSRCD 003
 
n.a. Unreleased Fontella (version 1) take 1 Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Fontella (version 1) take 2 Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Fontella (version 1) take 3 Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Fontella (version 1) take 4 Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Fontella (version 1) take 5 Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. RSRCD 010 (UK) Fontella (version 1) take 6 Albert Stone 2:05 RSRCD 010
Musicians - Albert (Jerry) Stone: lead vocal - Jewel Akens: vocal - Eddie Cochran: guitar - Unidentified: piano, drums and electric bass.

Rockstar RSR-LP 1009 (UK)

Rockstar RSRCD 001 (UK)

Rockstar RSRCD 003 (UK)

Rockstar RSRCD 010 (UK)


October 1, 1958

Eddie Cochran

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

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 1 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 2 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 3 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 4 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 5 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 6 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 7 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 8 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 9 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 10 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 11 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 12 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 13 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 14 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 15 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 16 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 17 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 18 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 19 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 20 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 21 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased I've Waited So Long - take 22 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. LBY 1109 (UK) I've Waited So Long (take 11 & 22 composite master) Eddie Cochran 2:36 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. RSR-LP 1008 (UK) I've Waited So Long (STEREO) Eddie Cochran 2:38 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal - Unidentified: organ, accordion, electric bass and percussion.
   
  'I've Waited So Long' (STEREO) also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 026.
 
Liberty LBY 1109 (UK) Rockstar RSR-LP 1008 (UK)  

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)


October 10, 1958

Eddie Cochran
Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California 
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. Unreleased Let's Get Together (take 1) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Let's Get Together (take 2) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Let's Get Together (take 3) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Let's Get Together (take 4) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Let's Get Together (take 5) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Let's Get Together (take 6) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Let's Get Together (take 7) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Let's Get Together (take 8) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Let's Get Together (take 9) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Let's Get Together (take 10) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Let's Get Together (take 11) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Let's Get Together (take 12) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Let's Get Together (take 13) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Let's Get Together (take 14) Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. 1109 (UK) Let's Get Together (take 15) Eddie Cochran 1:55 BCD 15989 HK
Take 15 of 'Let's Get Together' used as backing track for 'C'mon Everybody'.
LB-907 F 55166 C'mon Everybody (master speeded up - single version) Eddie Cochran 1:54 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. RSR-LP 1008 (UK) C'mon Everybody (without guitar overdub/correct speed) Eddie Cochran 1:59 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal, guitar and guitar and drum overdub - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: electric bass - Earl Palmer: drums - Ray Johnson: piano - possibly Jerry Capehart: tambourine.
   
  'C'mon Everybody' (without guitar overdub/correct speed) is also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 026.
Liberty LBY 1109 (UK)

Liberty F-55166

Liberty F-55166 (black label)

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)


October 16, 1958
The Four Dots  
Liberty Custom Recorders - Hollywood, California
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
FR 106 F-44005 Don't Wake Up The Kids Albert Stone & Jewel Akens 2:32 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - The Four Dots (featuring Albert (Jerry) Stone and Jewel Akens): vocal overdub (at a later date) - Eddie Cochran: guitar and electric bass overdub - Johnny Meeks: guitar - Cliff Simmons: piano - Clyde Pennington: drums.
  The release of 'Don't Wake Up The Kids' on the 4 LP box set "20th Anniversary" ECSP 20 has 0:57 seconds of bass noodling and studio chatter before the take starts.
         
For a short biography of Jewel Akens go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.
         
Freedom F-44005 (side A) Freedom F-44005 (promo side A) Jewel Akens

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)


Unknown session between September and December 1958
The Four Dots  
Liberty Custom Recorders - Hollywood, California 
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
FR 107 F-44005 Pleading For Your Love Jewel Akens   FRCD001
Musicians - The Four Dots (featuring Albert (Jerry) Stone and Jewel Akens): Eddie Cochran: guitar
   
Freedom F-44005 (side B) Freedom F-44005 (promo side B)   FREEDOM FRCD 001 (UK)  

(Probably) 1958

Eddie Cochran

Unknown recording location

Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. RSRCD 010 (UK) Nervous Breakdown (version 1) Eddie Cochran 1:57 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal and guitar - Unidentified: other musicians.
 
'Nervous Breakdown' (version 1) also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 010.
Rockstar RSRCD 010 (UK)

 

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)


Late 1958

Eddie Cochran

Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California 
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. Unreleased Nervous Breakdown  (version 2) take 1 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Nervous Breakdown  (version 2) take 2 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Nervous Breakdown  (version 2) take 3 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Nervous Breakdown  (version 2) take 4 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Nervous Breakdown  (version 2) take 5 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Nervous Breakdown  (version 2) take 6 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Nervous Breakdown  (version 2) take 7 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Nervous Breakdown  (version 2) take 8 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Nervous Breakdown  (version 2) take 9 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Nervous Breakdown  (version 2) take 10 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Nervous Breakdown  (version 2) take 11 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Nervous Breakdown  (version 2) take 12 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Nervous Breakdown  (version 2) take 13 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Nervous Breakdown  (version 2) take 14 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Nervous Breakdown  (version 2) take 15 Eddie Cochran Unreleased
n.a. RE-G 1301 (UK) Nervous Breakdown - version 2 (unknown take) Eddie Cochran 2:18 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. RSRCD 026 (UK) Nervous Breakdown - version 2 (undubbed version: no drums and hand claps) Eddie Cochran 2:18 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal, guitar and guitar overdub - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: electric bass - possibly Earl Palmer: drums - Unidentified: hand clapping.
   
  'Nervous Breakdown' (version 2) undubbed version also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 026.
 
London RE-G 1301 (UK)

Rockstar RSRCD 026 (UK)

 

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)


Late 1958

Sherman Scott

Goldstar Studio - Hollywood, California 
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
FR 114 F-44009 How'dja Do Sherman Scott 2:13 CD ECB 1
Musicians - Sherman Scott: vocal - Eddie Cochran: lead guitar - Unidentified: rhythm guitar, electric bass, drums and hand clapping. 

Freedom F-44009 (promo side A)

EMI CD ECB 1 (UK)


December 11, 1958

The Four Dots

Goldstar Recording Studios - Hollywood, California 
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. Unreleased Fontella (version 2) take 1 Jewel Akens Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Fontella (version 2) take 2 Jewel Akens Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Fontella (version 2) take 3 Jewel Akens Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Fontella (version 2) take 4 Jewel Akens Unreleased
n.a. RSR-LP 1009 (UK) Fontella (version 2) take 5 Jewel Akens 2:08 RSRCD 003
n.a. SPV 306592 CD (GER) Fontella (version 2) take 5 (master with overdubs) Jewel Akens 2:11 SPV 306592 CD
n.a. Unreleased Fontella (version 2) take 6 Jewel Akens Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Fontella (version 2) take 7 Jewel Akens Unreleased
 
n.a. Unreleased Once More - take 1 Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. RSR-LP 1009 (UK) Once More - take 2 / false start Albert Stone 0:09 RSRCD 003
n.a. RSR-LP 1009 (UK) Once More - take 3 / false start Albert Stone RSRCD 003
n.a. RSR-LP 1009 (UK) Once More - take 4 / false start Albert Stone RSRCD 003
n.a. RSR-LP 1009 (UK) Once More - take 5 / false start Albert Stone 0:06 RSRCD 003
n.a. RSR-LP 1009 (UK) Once More - take 6 (master) Albert Stone 2:31 RSRCD 003
n.a. Unreleased Once More - take 7 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Once More - take 8 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Once More - take 9 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Once More - take 10 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.an.a.. Unreleased Once More - take 11 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Once More - take 12 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Once More - take 13 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Once More - take 14 Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Once More - take 15 Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Once More - take 16 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Once More - take 17 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Once More - take 18 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Once More - take 19 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Once More - take 20 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Once More - take 21 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Once More - take 22 Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. RSRCD 010 (UK) Once More - take 22 (with guitar overdub) Albert Stone 2:07 RSRCD 010
n.a. Unreleased Bread Fred - take 1 / false start Jewel Akens Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Bread Fred - take 2 / false start Jewel Akens Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Bread Fred - take 3 / false start Jewel Akens Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Bread Fred - take 4 / false start Jewel Akens Unreleased
n.a. RSRCD 003 (UK) Bread Fred - take 5 (master) Jewel Akens 2:05 BCD 15989 HK
n.a. RSR-EP 2007 (UK) Bread Fred - take 6 (backing track with echo) Jewel Akens 2:09 DCA 108292 (FR)
n.a. RSR-LP 1009 (UK) Bread Fred - take 6 (backing track without echo) Jewel Akens 2:20 Not available on CD
n.a. Unreleased Hide & Go Seek - take 1 / false start Jewel Akens Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Hide & Go Seek - take 2 / false start Jewel Akens Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Hide & Go Seek - take 3 Jewel Akens Unreleased
n.a. RSR-LP 1009 (UK) Hide & Go Seek - take 4 (master) Jewel Akens 2:16 RSRCD 003
n.a. Unreleased Hide & Go Seek - take 5 (backing track / false start) Jewel Akens Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased Hide & Go Seek - take 6 (backing track) Jewel Akens Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased If I Were Dying - take 1 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased If I Were Dying - take 2 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. Unreleased If I Were Dying - take 3 / false start Albert Stone Unreleased
n.a. RSRCD 003 (UK) If I Were Dying - take 4 / false start Albert Stone 1:02 RSRCD 003
n.a. CFRC 505 (UK) If I Were Dying - take 5 (master) Albert Stone 1:58 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Albert (Jerry) Stone and Jewel Akens (lead vocals) -  Eddie Cochran: guitar and guitar overdub -  Plas Johnson: saxophone - probably Earl Palmer: drums - Unidentified: piano, electric bass and vocals.
 
'Bread Fred' (take 6 backing track with echo) was made available on the rare French CD 'Eddie Forever Vol.2' (Musidisc/DCA 108292), released in 1991. 'Bread Fred' (master) and 'If I Were Dying' (master) are also available on CD ROCKSTAR RSRCD 003.

Rockstar RSR-LP 1009 (UK)

Rockstar RSR-EP 2007 (UK)

Conifer CFRC 505 (UK)

Rockstar RSRCD 003 (UK)


December 11, 1958 (session hours: 20:00 - 23:00)

Johnny Burnette

Gold Star Recording Studios - Hollywood, California  
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
FR 115 Unreleased/lost  Remember Johnny Burnette Unreleased/lost 
FR 116 Unreleased/lost  Dutchman's Gold Johnny Burnette Unreleased/lost 
FR 117 Unreleased/lost  The Table  Johnny Burnette Unreleased/lost 
FR 118 F-44011 Me And The Bear  Johnny Burnette 2:22 BCD 15989 HK
Musicians - Johnny Burnette: vocal and guitar; Eddie Cochran: guitar - Joe Maphis: guitar and banjo - Connie 'Guybo' Smith: electric bass - Earl Palmer: drums - Ray Johnson: piano - Plas Johnson: saxophone.
FR 119 is 'Gumbo', the B-side of 'Me And The Bear' (FREEDOM F-44011). Eddie Cochran might be on that recording as well. A copy of the FREEDOM single was found in Eddie Cochran's record collection. It is also rumoured that Eddie is on 'Kiss Me' b/w 'I'm Restless' (FREEDOM F-44001). A copy of this single was also found in Eddie Cochran's record collection. There is no doubt wheter Eddie Cochran played on 'Me And The Bear' as the session sheets have been found indicating that Eddie cochran played guitar alongside Joe Maphis.
  'Me And The Bear' is also available on CD BEAR FAMILY BCD 16438 IL.
   
For a short biography of Johnny Burnette go to the Eddie Cochran Connection pages.
Freedom F-44011 (promo)  Johnny Burnette Bear Family BCD16438IL (Germany)

Bear Family BCD 15989 HK (Ger)


December 1958

Eddie Cochran

Hollywood, California

Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. Unreleased / demo lost Hurry Up (demo) Eddie Cochran

Unreleased / demo lost

Musicians - Eddie Cochran: vocal and guitar. 
'Hurry Up' is a demo for Ritchie Valens who recorded it in january 1959. Eddie's fiancee Sharon Sheeley had written 'Hurry Up' for Eddie as he was always late. Eddie felt it would be a great song for Ritchie to record.

Between Christmas 1958 and the first week of 1959

Al Lee Perkins

New York
Matrix nr Original release Title

Vocal

Time

Available on
n.a. Unreleased One sweet Tomorrow Al Lee Perkins

Unreleased

Musicians - Al Lee Perkins: vocal - Eddie Cochran: guitar - Unidentified: electric bass and drums.
 
Eddie Cochran spent Christmas and into the New Year in New York where he was part of the Alan Freed package Show of Stars 1958. During his stay in New York he played on a demo by Al Lee Perkins.
   

Acknowledgements: Thanks to Delcourt Didier for scans EAP 2-1059 (EP) and EAP 3-1059 (EP). Thanks to Paul Turner for detailed information on Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie and Pretty Girl. Thanks to Terry Gordon (Rockin' Country Style) for the scans of Liberty F-55164 (promos), DOT 15833 (A). Thanks also to Erwin Peterseil for info on 'Ah, Pretty Girl'. Thanks Uli Kisker for adressing 'Five Feet Of Lovin' Eddie Cochran involvement contrary to Boxset booklet. Marc Alesina for playing time on Bob Denton's '24 Hour Night.' Thanks to Josep Rulló for ''Third track, take 6' info on 'Little Lou'. Thanks Uli Kisker for info on 'Jeannie, Jeannie Jeannie' take "master X5" info. Thanks Kimmo Nieminen for info on 'Summertime Blues.' Thanks Tony Barrett for info on 'Cruisin' The Drive-In': Warren Flock bass voice. Stuart Colman information on the Snuff Garrett overdub sessions. Terry Gordon (Rockin' Country Style) for the scans of CREST 1086 (Udo Frank), Warner Bros. 5035 (A) (Udo Frank). Uli Kisker for playing times on 'Drown In My Tears' (3:54), 'Baby Please Don't Go' (2:11) and 'C'mon Everybody' - without guitar overdub and at correct speed (1:59) and scan of Dot 15810 (side A company sleeve). Letīs Get Together/Cīmon Everybody information by Stuart Colman: Earl Palmer on drums and Ray Johnson on piano, recording date October 10 1958. Uli Kisker for info and scan of French CD release (Musidisc/DCA 108292) of Bread Fred' (take 6 backing track with echo) and playing time as well as pre-take info on 'Don't Wake Up The Kids'. Bjorn Witlox for scan of Freedom F-44009 (promo side A). Uli Kisker for 'Fontella' take 5 with overdubs available on Germany's Yellow Label CD 'Nervous Breakdown' SPV 306592 CD.