THE CREST RECORDS DISCOGRAPHY - THE BIG V JAMBOREE - PAUL VIDAL

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With valuable assistance from Jean-Guy Meunier, Tony Freer, Ken Clee
and Greg Parsons (who kindly supplied the info on the last two items in the listing - both previously unknown !)

1000 The RAGTIME RASCALS  (Ragtime Pianos With Chorus)
          A Oh You Kid
          B
If You Knew (How Much I Love You)  Ray Stanley, piano
'Can You Bop, CREST 1007
1001 The RAGTIME RASCALS
          At The Flickers (Part 1)
          At The Flickers (Part 2)
  Ray Stanley, piano
1002
BILL DANE
          Plasa Bird
          Lil' Ole Banjo

1003
BILL DANE
          Creation
          God Speaks

1004
BILL 'GREAT' DANE & The Hot Dogs
          I. O. U.
          Boom A Dee Boom

1005
SHERRY DAVIS & JERRY
          Z CM 1017
God Speaks
          Y CM 1018 Did You Stop To Pray This Morning ?

1006
PRINCE PATRIDGE with Monroe Tucker's Orchestra
          Z
Choosing A Career
          Y How Come My Dog Don't Bark (When You Come 'Round)

1007
TOM 'RED' WILSON & His Country Music
          Z CR 1007
Can You Bop (Cal Veale)
          Y CR 1007 Hillbilly Parade (Overmyer-Fitzsimmons)  Speedy West, steel guitar on 'Can You Bop'
This I Do Believe, CREST 10131008
BILL 'GREAT' DANE & The Hot Dogs
          Do I
(Dale Fitzsimmons)
          Boogie Woogie Cha Cha

1009
PRINCE PATRIDGE
          Get Back
(Prince Patridge)
          Hen Party

1010
SMOKI WHITFIELD & Freddie Simon's Orchestra
          Y Function At The Junction (Whitfield)
          Z Take The Hint

1011
The CHROMATICS with Hal Jackson's Tornadoes    
          Z CR 1011 Wild, Man, Wild (Jackson)
          Y CR 1011 Devil Blues
(Hughes)
1012
THE DESERT STARS
          Ridin' The Frets
(Norm Hamlet)
          What I Like Most Of All
  Norman Hamlet, steel guitar
1013
DIMPLES HARRIS with Orchestra
          Y CR 1013 Y This I Do Believe (Harris)
          Z CR 1013 Z If You'll Be True (Harris)
1014
BOOGALOO & The Gallant Crew
          Talk About A Party
(Kent Harris)
          Big Fat Lie
(Kent Harris)
Crest # 1016 - rare blue label !1015
FREDDI & AL
          Z CM 113
Snaggle Tooth (Smith-Simon-Brinson)
          Y CM 112 Love On The Loose (Smith-Simon-Brinson)
1016
The EBB-TONES
          Z CR 1016 I Want You Only (Simons)
          Y CR 1016 That's All (Merle Travis)
1017
The BIBLE BOYS
          Seeds Of Happiness
          Look For The light

1018
JACK LEWIS
          Glendora
(Ray Stanley)
          What About Me

1019
THE AMERICANS
          Z
Old Friends
          Y My Honest Name
(Jerry Capehart-Ray Stanley-Dale Fitzsimmons)
1020
TOM 'RED' WILSON & His Country Music
          Y
It's Me Again
          Z Lonely Seagull
1021
BILL 'GREAT' DANE & The Hot Dogs      
          Y CR 1021 Tears Of Joy (Ray Stanley)
          Z CR 1021 Shave, Shine & Shampoo (Wylie-Simonin-Karg)
Crest # 10241022
PRINCE PATRIDGE with Monroe Tucker's Orchestra
          Y CM 114
Mabel Was (Prince Patridge)
          Z CM 115 Don't Talk Back To Me (Prince Patridge)
1023
SMOKI WHITFIELD
          Y Behind Those Swingin' Doors
          Z Don't Shoot

1024
The EBB-TONES
          Z CR 1024
Baby (Harper-Hyde-Jones)
          Y CR 1024 What Makes A Man Fool Around (Cody)
1025 JACK LEWIS & The Americans
          Y
Butterscotch Candy & Strawberry Pie (Roberts)  Eddie Cochran, backing vocal ; Ray Stanley, piano
          The AMERICANS
          Z Teenage Goodnight (Ray Stanley-Dale Fitzsimmons)
1026 EDDIE COCHRAN
          Y Skinny Jim (Eddie Cochran-Jerry Capehart)
          Z
Half Loved (Ray Stanley-Dale Fitzsimmons)  Ray Stanley, piano ; Connie 'Guybo' Smith, bass ; Jesse Sailes, drums
1027
BO DAVIS
          Y CM 102 Let's Coast Awhile (Bo Davis)
          Z CM 103 Drownin' All My Sorrows (Bo Davis)  Eddie Cochran, guitar ; Connie 'Guybo' Smith, bass ; Jesse Sailes, drums
1028
JACK LEWIS with Zippy Sims Orchestra  Dilly Dally Sally Baby, CREST 1028
          Z CM 105 Dilly Dally Sally Baby (J. Fitzsimmons)
          Y CM 104 You Know How I Am (Ray Stanley-Carol Palmer)
1029
TOM REEVES
          Primitive Love
(Tom Reeves)
          Baby, I'm A Lonesome Cowboy
(Tom Reeves)
1030
BOOGALOO & The Gallant Crew
          Z CM 109
Clothes Line (Wrap It Up) (Kent Harris)
          Y CM 108 Cops And Robbers (Kent Harris)
1031
BONNIE PAUL & The Americans
          Y CM 110
My Football Hero
          Z CM 111 After School

1032
The EBB-TONES
          Hum
          Dust Off The Bible

             The Ebb-Tones were probably not the same group that cut the wonderful 'I've Got A Feeling' for Ebb (#100) in 1957.
1033
JACK LEWIS
          Z CM 119
I. O. U. (Ray Stanley)
          Y CM 118 Someone To Love Me (Dale Fitzsimmons)  Eddie Cochran, guitar ; Connie 'Guybo' Smith, bass
1034
LYNN MARSHALL
          Borrowed Love
(Dale Fitzsimmons)
          You'll Find Out
(Ray Stanley)  Eddie Cochran, guitar ; Connie 'Guybo' Smith, bass
Been Gone A Long Time, CREST 1039
1035 LYNN MARSHALL
          Y CM 122 The Hat (Dale Fitzsimmons)
          The AMERICANS

          Z CM 123 Chickadee Waltz (Dale Fitzsimmons)
1036
LYNN MARSHALL
          Y CM 124
Ain't Got A Man
          Z CM 125 My Only One

1037
BILL SKIDMORE III
          Y CM 126
I Can't Understand
          Z CM 127 Try

1038
TOM TALL & The Tom Kats
          Y CM 1001
Stack-A-Records (Tom Tall)
          Z CM 1002 Mary Jo (Tom Tall)  Tom
Tall, lead guitar
1039
HANK SANDERS
          Y CM 1003
Been Gone A Long Time (Tommy Scott)
          Z CM 1004 How Much-How Much (I Love You) (Hank Sanders)
1040
BILL SKIDMORE III
          Z CM 1006
Date Bait (J. Green-D. Fitzsimmons-D. Hahn)
          Y CM 1005 I'm Out Of My Mind (Yea-Yea) (Bill Skidmore III)
Rock'n'Roll Blues, CREST 1044
1041 HANS LORENZ
          Z CM 1010 Olita (Mitchell Tableporter)
          Y CM 1009 Buttercup, A Golden Hair (Mitchell Tableporter)
1042
TIZZY LISH
          Y CM 1011 Crazy Recipe
          Z CM 1012 Reducing

1043
MARTY COOPER
          Can't Walk'Em Off
(Marty Cooper)
          You Bet Your Little Life
1044 NORM SKYLAR
          Z CM 1014
Rock'n'Roll Blues (Norm Skylar)
          Y CM 1013 Night Shift (Norm Skylar)
1045
DALE'S BOYS
          Z CM 1016
The Big Jump (Dale Fitzsimmons)
          Y CM 1015 Marching Blues (Dale Fitzsimmons)  Connie 'Guybo' Smith, bass
1046
LYNN MARSHALL with Dale Fitzsimmons' Orchestra
          Y CM 1019
I Like To Rock'n'Roll Slowly (Mitchell Tableporter)
          Z CM 1020 As Tears Go By (D. Fitzsimmons-D. Hahn)
1047
GLEN GARRISON & The Note Kings
          Y CM 1021
Lovin' Lorene (Garrison-Horton-Maness)
          Z CM 1022 You're My Darling (Glen Garrison-Fred Horton)
Crest # 10451048
ISIDRO (CHICO) MISQUEZ & His House Of Lords Orchestra
          Y CM 1023
House Of Lords
          Z CM 1024 Ritmo Que
1049 BUDDY LOWE
          Y CM 1025
Ummm-Kiss Me Goodnight (Buddy Lowe)
          Z CM 1026 Loie (Dale Fitzsimmons)
1050
The HAPPY TIMERS
          Y CM 1028
I'll Never Change
          Z CM 1029 Honey I Could Fall In Love With You

1051
DON CARSON & The Whirlaways
          CM 1030
Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) (Merle Travis-Tex Williams)
          CM 1031 Three Carburetors (Don Carson-Dale Fitzsimmons)
1052
TOM TALL
          High School Love
          To Be Alone

1053
TONY CASANOVA
          Z CM 1037
Yea! Yea! Come Another Day (Tony Casanova)
          Y CM 1036 The Grave
(Tony Casanova)
1054
BILL & DOREE POST
          Y CM 1040
Rawhide
(Bill & Doree Post)Yea Yea  Come Another Day, CREST 1053
          Z CM 1041 Lonely

1055
TOMMY LAW
          Cool Juice
(Tommy Law)
          I Feel So Fine

1056
FRANK & ERNIE
          Z CM 1033
Spotlight
(P. Renaud-E. Renaud-A. McCoy)
          Y CM 1032 Take A Little Time

1057
TOMMY DEE & CAROL KAY
          Y CM 1042 Three Stars (Tommy Dee)
          CAROL KAY

          Z CM 1043 I'll Never Change
          Carol Kay was already an in-demand session player (she played mandolin, banjo and all 
          guitars) when she cut the above record. She switched to bass guitar some time later and
          became almost ubiquitous in L. A. Studios.

1058
JOHNNY DONN & The Jazzrockers
          Y CM 1046 Smog (Johnny Donn)
          Z CM 1047 What Happened Last Night (Johnny Donn)
1059 BOBBY GRABEAU with Orchestra
          Y CM 1044 Olita (Mitchell Tableporter)
          Z CM 1045 There's Something About Your Kiss
  Arr. by Jack Fascinato
1060
BILL & DOREE POST
          Valley High
(Bill & Doree Post)
          Close To Me

1061
TOMMY DEE with Carol Kay & The Teen-Aires
          Y CM 1050
The Chair
          Z CM 1051 Hello Lonesome

1062
CAROL KAY with The Teen-Aires
          Y CM 1052
O'Where, O'Where
          Z CM 1053 Time
1063 The CLASSICS
          Y CM 1054
Let Me Dream
          Z CM 1055 You're The Prettiest One

1064
BOBBY GRABEAU & The Teenettes
          Y CM 1056
Back To School, Back To You
          Z CM 1057 Don't Ever Let Me Go
1065 BOBBY & TERRY CARAWAY & Rockats
          Y CM 1058
Ballin' Keen (Bobby & Terry Caraway)
          Z CM 1059 Sweet Lies (Bobby & Terry Caraway)
1066 BILL & DOREE POST
          Y CM 1060
If He Were In His Teens
(Bill & Doree Post)
          Z CM 1061 Walk Away
(Bill & Doree Post)
1067
TOMMY DEE
          Merry Christmas, Mary
          Angel Of Love

Crest # 10761068
DENNIS WELLS
          Brown-Eyed Cecilia
          Lillabelle

1069
The DALES
          Y CM 1064
Rockin' Nellie
          Z CM 1065 Sweet Annie

1070
BILL & DOREE POST
          Z CM 1069
Born For The Open Road
          Y CM 1068 I'll Never Graduate From You

1071
TERRY FELL
          Y CM 1070
Y'All Be Good Now
          Z CM 1071 Who, Whose

1072
The BUD COLEMAN GUITARS
          Y CM 1072
Hawaiian Nickelodeon
          Z CM 1073 Island Love

1073
VANCIE FLOWERS
          Prisoner In Siberia
          You Taught Me To Love You
1074 BILL & DOREE POST
          Z CM 1077 Because I Lost You (Bill & Doree Post)
          Y CM 1076 Pledge Of Allegiance

1075
BOBBY EDWARDS & The Four Young Men
          Z CM 1079/E 1245
You're The Reason (Edwards-Henley-Ines-Fell)
          Y CM 1078/E 1244 I'm A Fool For Loving You (Bobby Edwards-Fred Henley)
Twenty One, CREST 10841076
The FOUR YOUNG MEN
          Y CM 1080/E 7063
You Been Torturing Me (Guilbeau-Cooton-Williams-Moore)
          Z CM 1081/E 7064 See Them Laugh (Guilbeau-Cotton-Williams-Moore)
          The Four Young Men were : Wayne Moore, Ernie Williams, Floyd Guilbeau & Darrell Cotton.
1077
ROSCOE SCULLY
          Z CM 1083/E 7255
Come Back Baby (Kent Harris)
          Y CM 1082/E 7254 How Come My Dog Don't Bark (Prince Patridge)
1078
BETTY FOSTER
          Somebody's Crying
          What Will I Do

1079
BILL & DOREE POST
          The Lonely Wind
          Haw, Jack
(Bill & Doree Post)
1080
VERN STOVALL
          Long Black Limousine (Vern Stovall-Bobby George)
          Loving On Borrowed Time

1081
BOBBY GEORGE
          Y CM 1090
One Fallen Star
          Z CM 1091 Nickel Or A Dime

1082
TYLER KARR
          All Your Life Long
          Please Don't Hurt Him (As You've Hurt Me)
1083 The FOUR YOUNG MEN
          Z CM 1095
Just For Tonight
          Y CM 1094 Sweetheart Of Senior High

Crest # 10851084
RONNIE BLAIR
          Y CM 1096/E 8118
Twenty-One (Ronnie Blair)
          Z CM 1097/E 8119 A Tear In My Eye (Ronnie Blair)
1085
JIMMY BOWEN
          CM 1099/E 8157
Don't Drop It (Terry Fell)
          CM 1098/E 8156 Somebody To Love
(Jimmy Bowen-Wes Bryan)
1086
BOB DENTON
          Pretty Little Devil
(Fred Carter)
          Thinkin' About You
(Carter-Luman)  Eddie Cochran, guitar ; Connie 'Guybo' Smith, bass
1087
GLEN CAMPBELL
          CM 2001 Z Brenda (Billy Page)
          CM 2000 Y Turn Around, Look At Me (Jerry Capehart)
1088
The GEE CEES
          Buzzsaw (Glen Campbell) Glen Campbell, lead guitar
          Annie Had A Party
(Eddie Cochran-Jerry Capehart)  Eddie Cochran, lead guitar ; with The Kelly Four
1089 DICK BILLS
          CRM 1104/E 8405
Rockin' And A Rollin' (Dick Bills)
          CRM 1105/E 8406 From Here To Nowhere (Dick Bills)  Glen Campbell, lead guitar
1090
VERN STOVALL
          My Best Wasn't Good Enough
          That's All It Takes

1091
BOBBY GEORGE
          CM 1108
Live And Forget
          CM 1109 Here's To Loneliness
1092 BETTY FOSTER
          Easier Said Than Done
          Shine Moon

1093
BILL & DOREE POST
          Pledge Of Allegiance
          I Am The United States Of America

1094
CHUCK FAYNE & The Hollywood Favorites
          CM 1115
Tokyo Stomp
(Chuck Fayne)
          CM 1116 For The Birds  Producer, Dale Fitzsimmons.

1095 DONNA LOREN
          I'm So Lonely
          Hands Off

1096
GLEN CAMPBELL
          CM 1121 The Miracle Of Love
          CM 1122 Once More  Producer, Jerry Capehart
1097 JAY CHEVALIER with The Features
          CM 1124 Check Out Time (Jay Chevalier)
          CM 1125 It Doesn't Matter  Producer, Dale Fitzsimmons
1098 JEWEL AKENS
          CA 5013/E 7487
Wee Bit More Of Your Lovin' (Eddie Daniels-Jewel Akens-Jerry Capehart)
          CA 5014/E 7488 Dancing The Mashed Potatoes
(Jewel Akens-Jerry Capehart)  Producer, Jerry Capehart
Crest # 10981099
BOB CHILTON
          CM 1133 I Can't Help Lovin' You
          CM 1132 Stolen Kisses And Sneaky Love Producer, Dale Fitzsimmons. Bob co-wrote 'That's The Trouble With Love' for Gene Vincent

1100 JEAN CHANEL
          CM 1134 It Hurts Me
          CM 1135 Turn Around And Walk Away  Producer, Jerry Capehart 
1101 JERRY CAPEHART
          Song Of New-Orleans (Jerry Capehart)  Eddie Cochran, guitars on this side only
          The Young And Blue (Theme)
(Jerry Capehart)
1102
VANCIE FLOWERS
          Wetback
          Slave Chains

1103
BILL & DOREE POST
          Teardrop Train (Bill & Doree Post)
          The Scene Of Love

1104
The SCHOOLBELLES
          Don't Believe Him
          Valley High

1105
PHIL BAUGH
          Bumble Twist (Phil Baugh-Vern Stovall-Bobby George)
          Moon Magic
1106 DONNA LOREN
          Sailor, Sailor
          Tony

Best Of Crest Vol. 21107
EILEEN BARON
          You Say You Love Me
          Oh, Love

1108
CHUCK FAYNE
          Love Whenever You Can
          If My Heart Had Wings

1109
The FOUR YOUNG MEN
          Goodbye Bye Bye Bye
          Don't Be Bashful Little Girl

1110
PAUL DARNELL
          Be My Lovin' Baby
          Do I Have To Move On
1111 VERN STOVALL
          The World Had Too Much To See
          Just Another Way To Get The Blues
1112 BOBBY GEORGE
          Bring Back The Good Old Days
          I've Been Wrong So Doggone Long

1113
TROY TALTON
          Marilyn
          Dreamer In The Night

1114
PRINCE PATRIDGE
          How Come My Dog Don't Bark (Prince Patridge)
          Choosing A Career  Reissue of Crest # 1006
1157 JACK PITTS
          Y-8864-RE Wolf At Heart
          Z-8865-RE Old Sand Band

EP-101 THE FERGUSON FAMILY  Religious Series
          Side 1 Did You Stop To Pray This Morning/The Candles Of Heaven
          Side 2 I Love The Lord/Till The Last Leaf Shall Fall

RockStar RSR-LP 1002 Various 'CAN YOU BOP-The Best Of Crest-Vol.1' (UK reissue ; 1981)
RockStar RSR-LP 1003 Various 'ROCKIN' AND A-ROLLIN'-The Best Of Crest-Vol.2' (UK reisuue ; 1981)
RockStar RSR-LP 1011 Various 'SPOTLIGHT ON CREST RECORDS' (UK reissue ; 1986)

NOTE : From 1960 on, most Crest singles display a small badge reading 'A CIRCA release' or 'An ARDCO release'. ARDCO stood for 'Allied Record Distribution Company' ; it was located at 1041 No. Las Palmas Avenue in Hollywood. CIRCA surely stood for something alike.
In his liner notes to the RockStar CD, Rob Finnis explains that Crest had in fact 'assigned the manufacture and production of its product to the Allied pressing plant'. These same badges (a circle with a sort of ribbon underneath) can be found on a variety of labels such as Pike, Heb and Jan-Ell.


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