The Michigan Box: 1950s & 1960s Oddball Labels (10-CD)
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The Michigan Box: 1950s & 1960s Oddball Labels
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  • Number of Discs: 10
  • Released: August 7, 2015
  • Originally Released: 2017
  • Label: Bear Family Records

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A fabulous collection of rare rockabilly, wild instrumentals and rockers, featuring hundreds of Michigan acts from independent labels like FORTUNE, CLIX, BON MUSIQUE, STRATE-8, HI-Q, HAPPY HEARTS, D-TOWN and many more. The stunning hardcover book presents the original 7" labels, information about the artists, producers and record companies, and collector's guides for every song. Also included: essays on Michigan studios and famed legends like Joe Von Battle, Johnny Powers and Dr. Ross.

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.O'Misery - The Blue Echoes
  • 2.Rebel Train - The Blue Echoes
  • 3.Tossin' And Turnin' - The Blue Echoes
  • 4.Orbit Twist - Rufus Shoffner & Joyce Songer
  • 5.Raindrops - Kelly Rogers & Joyce Singo
  • 6.World Of Pleasure - Frank Hammac
  • 7.Heartburn - The Atlantics
  • 8.Monkey Tree - The Atlantics
  • 9.Rocket To The Moon - Kathy Hawk
  • 10.Homicidal - Lenny & The Thundertones
  • 11.Interstate 45 - Dwight Douglas & The Jayhawkers
  • 12.I Wanta Go Steady With You - Dick Armstrong
  • 13.Cool Cool Baby - Lafayette Yarborough
  • 14.Livin' Doll - Lafayette Yarborough
  • 15.Long Tall Sally - The Chantells
  • 16.Rockin' Revelie - The Chantells
  • 17.Goin' Nowhere - The Princetons Five
  • 18.Deadman - The Princetons Five
  • 19.Crawl Back - Bobby Good
  • 20.Intensity - The Flamethrowers
  • 21.Whippy Wow - The Flamethrowers
  • 22.Mr Johnson - Max Culler
  • 23.The Cat - Clarence Walton & Walton Brothers Band
  • 24.Soul Salesman - Chubby Martin
  • 25.Baby, Why Did You Have To Go - Bob & The Rockabillies
  • 26.Your Kind Of Love - Bob & The Rockabillies
  • 27.Cool Guitar - The Blue Echoes
  • 28.It's Witchcraft - The Blue Echoes
  • 29.You'll Be Lonely - Denny Jorden & The Fortuneaires
  • 30.Baby, Let's Rock - James Atkins / Walter Atkins & His Homotone's
  • 31.Ride That Train - James Atkins / Walter Atkins & His Homotone's
  • 32.Arkansas Jane - The Millionaires
  • 33.Blues, I Can't Hide - Eddie Jackson

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Heartless Woman - Ron Allers & His Rhythm Masters
  • 2.Night Street - Bob & His Neptunes
  • 3.Twin Spin - The Egyptians
  • 4.Suzette - The Flamethrowers
  • 5.The Knights Caper - The Flamethrowers
  • 6.Baby, Baby, Baby - Jimmy Lee
  • 7.She's Gone - Jimmy Lee
  • 8.L-O-V-E - Palford Brady
  • 9.Clocking My Card - Ray Taylor & The Alabama Pals
  • 10.Connie Lou - Ray Taylor & The Alabama Pals
  • 11.My Hamtrack Baby - Ray Taylor & The Alabama Pals
  • 12.I'll Never Let You Weary My Mind Any More - Ray Taylor & The Alabama Pals
  • 13.I Can't Stay Mad At You - Hugh Friar & Virginia Vagabonds
  • 14.Empty Arms - Hugh Friar & Virginia Vagabonds
  • 15.Ain't No Sign I Wouldn't If I Could - Ford Nix & Moonshiners
  • 16.Nine Times Out Of Ten - Ford Nix & Moonshiners
  • 17.I Flubbed My Dub - Curly Dan / Jim Maynard / The Danville Mountain Trio
  • 18.You'll Be The One To Cry - Curly Dan / Jim Maynard / The Danville Mountain Trio
  • 19.Renfro Valley Home - Bill Swain
  • 20.Just A Cheater - Paul & Larry
  • 21.Thunder Express - Lenny & The Thundertones
  • 22.Zaragoza - Johnny Guitar & The Rhythm-Aires
  • 23.More Lovin' - Pal Brady
  • 24.Hello There Mister - The Country Misfits
  • 25.Hippie In A Blunder - Johnny Buckett & His Cumberland River Boys
  • 26.You Shake Me - Jimmy Wayne & The Galaxies
  • 27.Crazy Tom - The Cimbalas
  • 28.Sweet Love - Bobby Bond & The Bandits
  • 29.Mixed Up Life - Curly Dan / Wilma Ann / The Danville Mountain Boys
  • 30.Ad Lib - Danny & The Galaxies
  • 31.If You Want To Be My Baby - Danny & The Galaxies
  • 32.Nashville, Tennessee - Chuck Dockery & The Four Buddies
  • 33.Rave On - Tino & The Revlons
  • 34.Rock While We Ride - Chuck Dockery & The Four Buddies

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.Tonya - The Deltrons
  • 2.Sapphire - Danny Zella & His Zell Rocks
  • 3.Bounty Hunter - The Sabres
  • 4.I Could Shoot Myself (If I Wasn' t Afraid Of A Gun) - Connie Dycus
  • 5.Cats Eyes - Frank Zolton / Town And Country Boys
  • 6.Wildcaten - The D&S Wildcats
  • 7.Goodbye Bo - The Royal Playboys
  • 8.Stomper - The Emanons
  • 9.Graveyard Twist - Bobby Dee & The Crestliners
  • 10.Jerry's Twist - Bobby Dee & The Crestliners
  • 11.I'm Gonna Be A Wheel Someday - King
  • 12.If You Could Love Me - Jimmy Williams & The Drifters
  • 13.Teardrops And Memories - Jimmy Williams & The Drifters
  • 14.Twilight - Zone Raye
  • 15.Wild Little Willie - The Hesitations
  • 16.On Trial - The Fugitives
  • 17.Wine, Wine, Wine - The Renegades V
  • 18.Bertha Lou - Bob Harris & The Kings Four
  • 19.What Are We Gonne Call It? You Got Me! - The E'Lites
  • 20.Honeymoon Express - Hank Winters
  • 21.Wiggle Walkin' Baby - Roy Moss / , Cliff Allen's Band
  • 22.Yes, Juanita's Mine - Roy Moss / , Cliff Allen's Band
  • 23.Amnesia - The Mysterions
  • 24.Transylvania - The Mysterions
  • 25.Shake Down - The Lincoln Trio
  • 26.Down Hill - The Mysterions
  • 27.Big Green Car - Jimmy Carroll
  • 28.Curfue - The Scavengers
  • 29.Norm Childs / Coverup - Flat Top's Rabble Rousers
  • 30.Flintales Rock - The Flintales
  • 31.Jambo - The Vulcans
  • 32.Shimmy Shuffle - The Vulcans
  • 33.D-Rail - The Flintales

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.Mother-In-Law Boogie - Earl Songer & His Rocky Road Ramblers
  • 2.Joe's Mandolin Boogie - Friar & His Hillbilly Hicks
  • 3.Drunk Man's Wiggle - Jimmy Myers & His Happy Highway Gang
  • 4.Ding Dong Mama From Tennessee - Jimmy Myers & His Happy Highway Gang
  • 5.Wild Cat Boogie - Forest Rye / String Band
  • 6.Take It Or Leave It - Boots Gilbert / Bob Sykes / Chuck Hatfield & The Treble-Aires
  • 7.Man! Turn Me Loose - Boots Gilbert / Bob Sykes / Chuck Hatfield & The Treble-Aires
  • 8.Partnership Love Affair - Davis & His Tennessee Kings
  • 9.Rock And Roll Baby - Eddie Jackson & His Swingsters
  • 10.That Old Heartbreak Express - Buster Turner & His Pinnacle Mountain Boys
  • 11.Blue Flame - Bill Hicks & The Southerneers
  • 12.She's Done Gone - Bill Hicks & The Southerneers
  • 13.I Didn't Know I Loved You - Roy Rector / Slim Bradford
  • 14.You Ain't No Good For Me - Jimmy Lee
  • 15.My Bucket's Got A Hole In It - Pete De Bree & The Wanderers
  • 16.Heard The Back Door Slam - Roy Rector
  • 17.Hey, Mr Presley - Pete De Bree & The Wanderers
  • 18.Long Tall Lou - Pete De Bree & The Wanderers
  • 19.No Grave - The Whirl Wind Evangelists
  • 20.Rock The Universe - Dell Vaughn / The Fortune Aires
  • 21.Rock And Roll Grandpap - Don Rader
  • 22.Hi Ho Little Girl - Terrigan Brothers / The Sterlings
  • 23.Flamingo Rock - Ellis Kirk & The Town And Country Boys
  • 24.Sweetie Pie - Ellis Kirk & The Town And Country Boys
  • 25.I'm A Millionaire - The Tennessee Harmony Boys
  • 26.Elvis Is Rockin' Again - The Hunt Sisters & Mark with Roy Hall & His Boys
  • 27.Pretty Baby Rock - Jim Myers & His Gems / Tex Regan / Jim Myers
  • 28.J & D Hop - Jim Myers & His Gems
  • 29.Oh! Baby, Baby - Jim Myers & His Gems / The Montclairs
  • 30.I'm Not Gonna Take It Anymore - The Hunt Sisters
  • 31.You Can't Stop Me From Loving You - Danny Richards & The Country Rhythm Boys
  • 32.One Way Tickets To Tennessee - Danny Richards & The Country Rhythm Boys
  • 33.North On 23 - Curly Dan / Wilma Ann / , The Danville Mountain Boys

Tracks on Disc 5:

  • 1.Try Me One More Time - Nolan Strong & The Diablos
  • 2.Buggin' Baby - George Young & His Guitar & Band
  • 3.Shakin' Shelly - George Young & His Guitar & Band
  • 4.Destruction - The Catalinas
  • 5.Long Walk - The Catalinas
  • 6.Grandpa's Gully Rock - Floyd Smith The Montclairs
  • 7.Cheese Cake - The Nite Sounds
  • 8.The Roll - Butch Vaden & The Nite Sounds
  • 9.Well, I'm Weak - Eddie Stapleton
  • 10.I Don't Like You That Much - The Royal Jokers
  • 11.Gonna Get Me A Satellite Little - Ernest Tucker & The Ted Walker Orchestra
  • 12.Too Small To Dance Little - Ernest Tucker & The Ted Walker Orchestra
  • 13.Loving You, Baby - Earl Chatman
  • 14.Take Two Steps Back - Earl Chatman
  • 15.Bacon Fat - Andre Williams & The Inspirations
  • 16.I Still Love You - Joe Weaver & His Blue Note Orchestra
  • 17.Bad Luck - The Lapels
  • 18.Jack The Ripper - The Continental Four
  • 19.Scramble - The Continental Four
  • 20.Griddle Greasin' Daddy - Johnny Buckett
  • 21.Let Me Play With Your Poodle - Johnny Buckett
  • 22.Come On, Baby - Jimmy Kirkland / Stan Getz / Tom Cats
  • 23.I Wonder If You Wonder - Jimmy Kirkland / Stan Getz / Tom Cats
  • 24.Black Saxs - Danny Zella & His Zell Rocks
  • 25.Wicked Ruby - Danny Zella & His Zell Rocks
  • 26.Bevy Mae - Bobby Smith
  • 27.She's Gone From Me - Bobby Smith
  • 28.Bomp, Bomp - The Sabres
  • 29.Rustler - The Sabres
  • 30.Ho Key Po Key Rock - BGoode & Band
  • 31.Sabotage - BGoode & Band
  • 32.Turned Out (Alvera) - Keith O'Malley
  • 33.Cut-Out - The Neutrons

Tracks on Disc 6:

  • 1.I'm Gone - Vic Gallon
  • 2.Double Clutchin' Man - Howard Perkins
  • 3.My Maw Didn't Raise No Fool - Howard Perkins
  • 4.Busting Point - The Torquays
  • 5.The Other Side - The Torquays
  • 6.When It's Judgement Day - The Huron Valley Boy's
  • 7.Tell Me! Why - George Brady & The Kingsmen
  • 8.Cherokee - Pete Goble / Billy Gill & The Kentucky Rebels
  • 9.Columbus - Pete Goble / Billy Gill & The Kentucky Rebels
  • 10.Connie - Harold L & The Offbeats
  • 11.Three Years - Harold L & The Offbeats
  • 12.Come On In - Jim Bagley & The Country Four
  • 13.Sooner - Glynn Archer & The Bowman's
  • 14.The Native Dance - The Rim Shots
  • 15.South On No 23 - Curly Dan / Wilma Ann / The Danville Mountain Boys
  • 16.Tom Cat Boogie - Jimmy Hayes / Camey Ridge Ramblers
  • 17.To The Dancing Party - Rick Roll & The Auroras
  • 18.Humpty Dumpty - Al Burnette & His Southern Swingsters
  • 19.Lookie Here, Baby - Al Burnette & His Southern Swingsters
  • 20.I'd Rather Make Love - Thomas Green / Tennesse Tom & His Rhythm Boys
  • 21.Sugar Coated Lies - Bill Hicks & His Southerneers
  • 22.It's All Your Fault - Farris Wilder & His Band
  • 23.I'm Glad We Didn't Say Goodbye - Shorty Frog & His Space Cats
  • 24.Sheddin' Tears Over You - Shorty Frog & His Space Cats
  • 25.Gonna Ride That Satellite - Jimmy Gartin / The Highlanders
  • 26.It Always Happens To Me - Rufus Shoffner & Joyce Songer
  • 27.Every Little Raindrop - Rufus Shoffner & Joyce Songer
  • 28.Little Mama Twist - Cherokee Chief & His Oaklahoma Rockers
  • 29.Lovelight - Rufus Shoffner / Speedy Rodgers
  • 30.Move Over Big Dog (Let A Little Dog In) - Bobby Bernell
  • 31.Mean And Evil Blues - Cherokee Chief
  • 32.Same Old Blues - Patti Lynn

Tracks on Disc 7:

  • 1.Polecat Hollow - Jimmie Click
  • 2.I'm Laughing At You - The Gardenias
  • 3.Tough Cat - The Ferros / Nick & His Jaguars
  • 4.Fling - The Phaetons
  • 5.Cooter Bug - Dave Hamilton & His Peppers
  • 6.Oh! Baby - Dave Kirk & The Candy Men
  • 7.Joanne - Kenny Layne
  • 8.Hound Dog Boogie - The Hound Dogs
  • 9.Big Berry (Boss Man Guitar) - Big Daddy G
  • 10.Under Control - Howard Perkins
  • 11.White Lightning 'n Excess - Lum Hatcher
  • 12.Ain' t No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down - Carl Martin Trio
  • 13.Spiritual Ladder - The Gospel Travelers
  • 14.Butterfly - Wade & The Nationals
  • 15.What'd I Say - Eddy Janson & The Van Dells
  • 16.Never Tell A Lie - Jimmy Jackson
  • 17.Stomping Ground - Wayne Roberts & The Countrymen
  • 18.Why You Been Gone So Long - The Lyonaires
  • 19.Rock, Baby, Rock - Barbara Tennant / The Band of Hindle Butts
  • 20.Shock - Holland With The Band
  • 21.Hippitty Hop - Billy Sharpe & His Sharptones
  • 22.Little Miss Muffet - Chuck Mann
  • 23.Dynamite - The Dynamites
  • 24.Rosie Lee - The Dynamites
  • 25.Cinderella - Little Mac & The Bravadoes
  • 26.Dance Baby (With Me) - Little Mac & The Bravadoes
  • 27.I'm Gonna Stop Cryin' - Bob & The Bandits
  • 28.Lucky 11 Rock - Chuck Slaughter / Buddy Ray & The Shamrocks
  • 29.Fifteen Seconds - Roxie Williams / Buddy Ray & The Shamrocks
  • 30.Help Me, Baby - The Bossmen
  • 31.Inkster Boogie - The Egyptians
  • 32.The Party Stomp - The Egyptians
  • 33.Rock And Roll Rock - Kelly

Tracks on Disc 8:

  • 1.Rimshot - Johnny & The Drifters
  • 2.They Call Me Shadrack - Mel Smith
  • 3.Jogger - Dennis Bice & The Rhythm Riders
  • 4.There's No Use In Me Loving You - Jimmie Murphy
  • 5.Stepping - Monday & The Steppers
  • 6.Blowin' Throught Yokahama (Part 1) - The Medallions
  • 7.Blowin' Throught Yokahama (Part 2) - The Medallions
  • 8.International Whirl - Danny & The Nitro-Notes
  • 9.Epitone Twist - The Epitones
  • 10.The Mighty Rumble - The Epitones
  • 11.Production Line - Rusty Dunn / , Wayne Roberts & The Countrymen
  • 12.Seventh Heaven - Jim Hall & His Radio Pals
  • 13.Trav'lin' - Billy Lee & The Ramblers
  • 14.Flyin' Saucer Twist - Tom Carter & The Ramrods
  • 15.Twistin' Boogie - Tom Carter & The Ramrods
  • 16.Extra Boyfriends - The Salyers
  • 17.Long Pony Tail - Tom & The Tornadoes
  • 18.Big Nick - Nick Harris & The Soundbarriers
  • 19.Ballad Of Billy The Kid - Dean-O-Delray & His Del-Rays
  • 20.Lucky Star - Dean-O-Delray & His Del-Rays
  • 21.Bachelors Got It Made - Zookie & The Potentates
  • 22.Telephony - Zookie & The Potentates
  • 23.Thinkin' About You - The Rhythm Rockers
  • 24.It's Tough - The Tempos
  • 25.Sham-Rock - The Tempos
  • 26.Baby, What's A Matter With You - Norm Allen & The Renegates
  • 27.Just One Womans Man - Norm Allen & The Renegates
  • 28.If You Call That Love - The Three Ramblers (Vocal: Jerald Boykin)
  • 29.Walking, Talking Baby Doll - The Three Ramblers (Vocal: Jerald Boykin)
  • 30.I Have Found The Way - Evert & The Golden Strings Quartet
  • 31.Highway To Heaven - The Pleasant Valley Boys
  • 32.Hallelujah Side - John Wacker
  • 33.Act Like A Man - Judy Leonard / Arnold Patton / Jack Mollette
  • 34.Roll Over Beethoven - The Princetons Five

Tracks on Disc 9:

  • 1.Wildlife - The Wildwood Playboys
  • 2.I'll Find You - Bobby Sisco & The Melo-Daires
  • 3.Cindy Lee - The Starlighters
  • 4.Wicked Ruby - The Starlighters
  • 5.In The Middle (Of The Night) - Pete Cummins & The Redeemers Four
  • 6.The Surfin' Freeze - Pete Cummins & The Redeemers Four
  • 7.Oohee Wee Your Sweet - Virgil Baker
  • 8.Poverty - Forrest Green & The Rangers
  • 9.Shotgun Weddin' - John J
  • 10.See How Ya Are - Grant Doom
  • 11.Ugly Duckling - Freeman Keith
  • 12.Griddle Greasin' Daddy - Johnny Buckett
  • 13.I Don't Know What I'm Looking For - Gene Nitz & The West Virginia Ramblers
  • 14.Johnny Sax - The Thunder Rocks
  • 15.What's The Word - The Thunder Rocks
  • 16.Graveyard - The Blazers
  • 17.Come Back, Baby - Kenny Owens
  • 18.Frog Man Hop - Kenny Owens
  • 19.Froggy - Lloyd Howell
  • 20.My Babys Gone - Lloyd Howell
  • 21.Snooker - The Low-Rocks
  • 22.Grits 'n Grease - The Quintet Plus
  • 23.Warpath - The Thunder Rocks
  • 24.Settle Down - Fred Farrah & The Hitch-Hikers
  • 25.Wild Party - The Valiants
  • 26.Oh, My Linda - The Thunder Rocks
  • 27.Get Your Feet On The Floor - Aubrey Bradford & Brad's Orchestra
  • 28.Baby Doll - Eddie Jackson's Swingsters
  • 29.Youngster Meets Monster - Danny Zella's Rockers
  • 30.Zebra - The Youngsters
  • 31.Sent Up - The Falcons & Orchestra
  • 32.My Kind Of Woman - Ron Ouderkirk
  • 33.Jumping - The Teen Tones
  • 34.Told You Little Baby - Frankie & The Teen Tones

Tracks on Disc 10:

  • 1.Short Circuit - The Finetones Inc
  • 2.The Big 'G' - The Finetones Inc
  • 3.Spartan Stomp - The Treblemakers
  • 4.Nicotine Fit - The Society
  • 5.Jam-Up - Jackie Carbone / Eddie Bartel & Orchestra
  • 6.Rock With The Mambo - Johnny Frazer & The Regal-Aires
  • 7.It - The Regal-Aires
  • 8.Drunk Driver's Coming - The Richard Brothers
  • 9.Stolen Property - The Richard Brothers
  • 10.Rockin' The Blues - Don Rader & The Five Stars
  • 11.Honey Won't You Love Me - Jimmy Gartin & His Bad Cats
  • 12.Columbus Stockade Blues - Kenny Lane & His Bull Dogs
  • 13.Froggy Went A Courtin' - Kenny Lane & His Bull Dogs
  • 14.Buzzin' Bee - The Ramblers
  • 15.Cool And Crazy - Nick & The Jaguars
  • 16.Ich-I-Bon No1 - Nick & The Jaguars
  • 17.Traffic Jam - Don Richards
  • 18.Just Fooling Around - The Swing Kings
  • 19.The Bug - The Swing Kings
  • 20.Devil On Death Highway - Ken McWilliams & The Twi-Lighters
  • 21.They Play It Wild - The Saharas
  • 22.Somethin' Else - Mr Big & The Littlemen
  • 23.Rabby Baby - Nino
  • 24.Rockin' Robin - The Tikis
  • 25.It's All Over Now - Jack & Jill
  • 26.Ballin' Wire - The D-Notes
  • 27.Slave Driver - Jerry Schafer & The Jacks And Jills
  • 28.Something From The Twilight Zone - Barry Ray
  • 29.High On The Hog - Jimmy & Russ Williams
  • 30.Saturday Night At Purser's Bar - Max Culler & The Carolina Troubadours
  • 31.Love Bug Crawl - Jim Bullington
  • 32.Sad As I Can Be - Angie & The Monoco's
  • 33.Miss Ann - Dick Barron & The Jumping Jacks
  • 34.Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On - The Tremolons

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