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Listed here are primarily the US (and a few UK) releases. Gene had his recordings released in many countries besides the US, Canada, England, and France They were issued in: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Holland, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, and Yugoslavia. There were also about six "interview" recordings made, with most of them only a few minutes in length. Three of them were released in the UK, on the Magnum Force label, in the mid-1980's.

US Singles
US EPs
US and UK LPs


Story of the Rockers


US SINGLES.

Until mid-1958, every Capitol Gene Vincent single was released in 78-rpm and 45-rpm formats.

CAPITOL F 3450 Woman Love - Be Bop A Lula, 1956.

CAPITOL F 3530 Race with the Devil - Gonna Back Up Baby, 1956.

CAPITOL F 3558 Bluejean Bop - Who Slapped John?, 1956.

CAPITOL F 3617 Crazy Legs - Important Words, 1957.

CAPITOL F 3678 Five Days, Five Days - B I Bicky Bi Bo Bo Go, 1957.

CAPITOL F 3763 Wear My Ring - Lotta Lovin', 1957.

CAPITOL F 3839 Dance to the Bop - I Got It, 1957.

CAPITOL F 3871 Be Bop A Lula - Lotta Lovin' 1957.

CAPITOL F 3874 I Got A Baby - Walkin' Home from School, 1958,

CAPITOL F 3959 Baby Blue - True to You, 1958.

CAPITOL F 4010 Rocky Road Blues - Yes I Love You Baby, 1958.

CAPITOL F 4051 Git It - Little Lover, 1958.

CAPITOL F 4105 Say Mama - Be Bop Boogie Boy, 1958.

CAPITOL F 4153 Over the Rainbow - Who's Pushing Your Swing, 1959.

CAPITOL F 4237 Right Now - The Night is So Lonely, 1959. Only US single with a cover sleeve.

CAPITOL F 4313 Wild Cat - Right Here on Earth, 1959, the promotional copies had a red label.

CAPITOL F 4442 Anna Annabelle - Pistol Packin' Mama, 1960.

CAPITOL F 4525 If You Want My Lovin' - Mister Loneliness, 1961.

CAPITOL F 4665 Lucky Star - Baby Don't Believe Him, 1962.

CHALLENGE 59337 Bird Doggin' - Ain't That Too Much, 1966.

CHALLENGE 59347 Lonely Street - I've Got My Eyes on You, 1966.

CHALLENGE 59365 Born to be a Rolling Stone - Hurtin' for You Baby, 1967.

PLAYGROUND P-100 Story of the Rockers - Pickin' Poppies, 1968.

FOREVER FR6001 Story of the Rockers - Pickin' Poppies, 1969, same songs, different label.

ELEKTRA 74067 Be Bop A Lula - Lotta Lovin', 1969.

KAMA SUTRA KA 514 Sunshine - Geese, 1970.

KAMA SUTRA KA 518 The Day the World Turned Blue - How I Love Them Old Songs, 1970.

CAPITOL STARLINE 6042 Be Bop A Lula - Lotta Lovin', 1973.


US EP's

(on 45-rpm vinyl, for those who didn't have 33.3-rpm record players at the time).

CAPITOL EAP 1-764 BLUEJEAN BOP, PART 1, 1956: Bluejean Bop - Jezebel - Ain't She Sweet - Jumps, Giggles and Shouts.

CAPITOL EAP 2-764 BLUEJEAN BOP, PART 2, 1956: Who Slapped John? - Wedding Bells - Up a Lazy River - Bop Street.

CAPITOL EAP 3-764 BLUEJEAN BOP, PART 3, 1956: I Flipped - Waltz of the Wind - Jump Back, Honey, Jump Back - Peg O' My Heart.

CAPITOL EAP 1-811 GENE VINCENT AND THE BLUE CAPS, PART 1, 1957: Red Bluejeans and a Pony Tail - Unchained Melody - Hold Me, Hug Me, Rock Me - You Told a Fib.

CAPITOL EAP 2-811 GENE VINCENT AND THE BLUE CAPS, PART 2, 1957: Cruisin' - You Better Believe - Double Talkin' Baby - Blues Stay Away from Me.

CAPITOL EAP 3-811 GENE VINCENT AND THE BLUE CAPS, PART 3, 1957: Cat Man - I Sure Miss You - Pink Thunderbird - Pretty Pretty Baby.

CAPITOL EAP 1-970 GENE VINCENT ROCKS AND THE BLUE CAPS ROLL, PART 1, 1958: Frankie and Johnnie - In My Dreams - You'll Never Walk Alone - Brand New Beat.

CAPITOL EAP 2-970 GENE VINCENT ROCKS AND THE BLUE CAPS ROLL, PART 2, 1958: By the Light of the Silvery Moon - Flea Brain - Rollin' Danny - Your Cheatin' Heart.

CAPITOL EAP 3-970 GENE VINCENT ROCKS AND THE BLUE CAPS ROLL, PART 3, 1958: You Belong to Me - Time will Bring You Everything - Should I Ever Love Again - It's No Lie.

CAPITOL EAP 1-985 HOT ROD GANG (from the movie) 1958: Dance in the Street - Baby Blue - Lovely Loretta - Dance to the Bop.

CAPITOL EAP 1-1059 A GENE VINCENT RECORD DATE, PART T 1, 1958: Five Feet of Lovin' - The Wayward Wind - Somebody Help Me - Keep It a Secret.

CAPITOL EAP 2-1059 A GENE VINCENT RECORD DATE, PART 2, 1958: Git It - Teenage Partner - Hey Good Lookin' - I Can't Help It.

CAPITOL EAP 3-1059 A GENE VINCENT RECORD DATE, PART 3, 1958: Summertime - I Love You - Peace of Mind - Look What You Gone and Done to Me.




US and UK Long Play albums:

CAPITOL T764 BLUEJEAN BOP, 1956: Bluejean Bop - Jezebel - Ain't She Sweet - Jumps, Giggles and Shouts - Who Slapped John? - Wedding Bells - Up a Lazy River - Bop Street - I Flipped - Waltz of the Wind - Jump Back, Honey, Jump Back - Peg O' My Heart.

CAPITOL T811 GENE VINCENT AND THE BLUE CAPS, 1957: Red Bluejeans and a Pony Tail - Unchained Melody - Hold Me, Hug Me, Rock Me - You Told a Fib - Cruisin' - You Better Believe - Double Talkin' Baby - Blues Stay Away From Me - Cat Man - I Sure Miss You - Pink Thunderbird - Pretty Pretty Baby.

CAPITOL T970 GENE VINCENT ROCKS AND THE BLUE CAPS ROLL, 1958: Frankie and Johnnie - In My Dreams - You'll Never Walk Alone - Brand New Beat - By the Light of the Silvery Moon - Flea Brain - Rollin' Danny - Your Cheatin' Heart - You Belong to Me - Time will Bring You Everything - Should I Ever Love Again - It's No Lie.

CAPITOL T1009 TEENAGE ROCK 1958 (on an LP with Ferlin Husky, Sonny James and Tommy Sands) Gene's songs: Dance to the Bop - Be Bop A Lula - Lotta Lovin' - Well I Knocked Bim Bam.

CAPITOL T1059 A GENE VINCENT RECORD DATE, 1958: Five Feet of Lovin' - The Wayward Wind - Somebody Help Me - Keep It a Secret - Hey Good Lookin' - Git It - Teenage Partner - Peace of Mind - Look What You Gone and Done to Me - Summertime - I Can't Help It - I Love You.

CAPITOL T1207 SOUNDS LIKE GENE VINCENT, 1959: My Baby Don't 'Low - I Can't Believe You Want to Leave - I Might Have Known - In Love Again - You Are the One for Me - Ready Teddy - I Got to Get to You Yet - Vincent's Blues - Maybe -Now is the Hour - My Heart - Maybelline.

CAPITOL T1342 & ST1342 CRAZY TIMES, 1960: Crazy Times - She She Little Sheila - Darlene - Everybody's Got A Date But Me - Why Don't You People Learn How to Drive - Green Back Dollar - Big Fat Saturday Night - Mitchiko from Tokyo - Hot Dollar - Accentuate the Positive - Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain - Pretty Pearly.

CAPITOL T20453 (UK) THE CRAZY BEAT OF GENE VINCENT, 1963. Crazy Beat - Important Words - It's Been Nice - Lonesome Boy - Good Lovin' - I'm Gonna Catch Me a Rat - Rip it Up - High Blood Pressure - That's the Trouble With Love - Weeping Willow - Teardrops - Gone Gone Gone.

COLUMBIA 33 SX1646 (UK) SHAKIN' UP A STORM, 1964: Hey Hey Hey Hey - Lavender Blue - Private Detective - Shimmy Shammy Shingle - Someday - Another Saturday Night - Slippin' and Slidin' - Long Tall Sally - Send Me Some Lovin' - Love Love Love - Good Golly Miss Molly - Baby Blue - Susi Q - You Are My Sunshine.

LONDON HAH8333 (UK) GENE VINCENT, 1967: Hurtin' for You Baby - I'm a Lonesome Fugitive - Born to be a Rolling Stone - Hi Lili, Hi Lo - Poor Man's Prison - Words and Music - Bird Doggin' - I've Got My Eyes on You - Love is a Bird - Ain't That Too Much - Lonely Street - Am I That Easy to Forget.

DANDELION D9 102 I'M BACK AND I'M PROUD, 1969: Rockin' Robin - In the Pines - Be Bop A Lula '69 - Rainbow at Midnight - Black Letter - White Lightning - Sexy Ways - Ruby Baby - Lotta Lovin '69 - Circle Never Broken - I Heard That Lonesome Whistle - Scarlet Ribbons

CAPITOL DKAO 380 GENE VINCENT'S GREATEST HITS, 1969: Be Bop A Lula - Little Lover - Race with the Devil - Important Words ('58) - She She Little Sheila - Bluejean Bop - Woman Love - Maybelline - Over the Rainbow - Lotta Lovin' - Yes I Love You Baby. In 1979 Capitol re-released this package as Capitol SM380, omitting Over the Rainbow.

KAMA SUTRA KSBS2019 IF ONLY YOU COULD SEE ME TODAY, 1970: Sunshine - I Need a Woman to Love - Slow Times Comin' - Danse Colinda - Geese - 500 Miles Away from Home - Listen to the Music - If Only You Could See Me Today - A Million Shades of Blue - Tush Dog.

KAMA SUTRA KSBS2027 THE DAY THE WORLD TURNED BLUE, 1971: How I Love Them Old Songs - High on Life - North Carolina Line - You Can Make It if You Try - Our Souls - There is Something on Your Mind - The Day the World Turned Blue - Boppin' the Blues - Looking Back - Oh Lonesome Me - The Woman in Black.

CAPITOL ST11287 THE BOP THAT WON'T STOP, 1974: (Two previously unreleased songs on this greatest hits album...Teenage Partner and Five Feet of Lovin'...both originally recorded in 1956). Bop Street intro - Be Bop A Lula - Race with the Devil - The Devil - Woman Love - I Sure Miss You - Crazy Legs - Who Slapped John? - Bluejean Bop - Teenage Partner '56 - Five Feet of Lovin' '56 - Cruisin' - Important Words - B I Bicky Bi Bo Bo Go - Bop Street outro. This LP was also issued as Capitol SM11826 without the two above mentioned previously unreleased songs and the Bop Street intro and outros left off.

ROLLIN ROCK LP022 FOREVER GENE VINCENT, 1980: Bring It On Home, The Rose of Love, Hey Hey Hey Hey - Party Doll - Plus various songs by Gene's daughter, Johnny Meeks, Johnny Carroll, Ray Campi and others.

STRANGE FRUIT DEI 80001-2 (CD) THE LAST SESSION, 1987: Say Mama - Be Bop A Lula - Roll Over Beethoven - Distant Drums.

CAPITOL/EMI CDS 7 94592 2 THE GENE VINCENT 6-CD BOX SET: 151 Capitol and Columbia masters, 29 previously unreleased out-takes and a 48-page booklet including rare photographs.



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