Pianiste et chanteur Rockabilly US, né le 31 Août 1935 à Santa Anna (Texas). Dean Beard fit ses débuts en 1955 pour le label Fox Records. Au début de 1957, il enregistre des démos pour la Sun de Memphis (Tennessee), que Sam Phillips, le directeur du label, n'éditera pas. Après cette déconvenue, Dean passera chez un label d'Abilene (Texas): Edmoral Records (57), puis chez Atlantic (57-58). En 1958, on le retrouve pianiste des Champs, puis, la même année en solo chez Challenge (58-59). Il enregistra ensuite pour de nombreux petits labels dont: Villa (60 ?), Gaylo (62), Candix (62), Joed (62), Winston (62-63), Gina (64 ?), Sangelo (65 ?), Sims (66)  et Boots And Saddle Records. Dean Beard est mort le 4 Avril 1989.

US pianist and Rockabilly singer, born on August 31, 1935 in Santa Anna (Texas). Dean Beard made his beginnings in 1955 for the label Fox Records. At the beginning of 1957, it records demonstrations for Sun de Memphis (Tennessee), that Sam Phillips, the director of the label, will not publish. After this disappointment, Dean will pass to a label of Abilene (Texas): Edmoral Records (57), then at Atlantic (57-58). In 1958, one finds it pianist of the Champs, then, the same year in solo at Challenge (58-59). He recorded then for many small labels of which: Villa (60?), Gaylo (62), Candix (62), Joed (62), Winston (62-63), Gina (64?), Sangelo (65?), Sims (66) and Boots And Saddle Records. Dean Beard died April 4, 1989.

Talents : Singer, Guitar, piano

Style musical : Rockabilly, Rock 'n' Roll

PARTY PARTY (1955)

I NEED YOUR LOVE (1956) (Sun unissued)

RAKIN' AND SCRAPIN' (1956) (Sun unissued)

ROCK AROUND THE TOWN (1956) (Sun unissued)

LITTLE LOVER (1959)

Années en activité :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles

1955 SP SANGELO 1 (US) Dean BEARD & The CREW CATS - Party Party / You Don't Have To Go Home But Can't Stay
06/1955 SP FOX 45-405 (US) Dean BEARD with The FOX FOUR-SEVENS - Red Rover / Wake Up, Jacob
12/1955 SP FOX 45-408 (US) Sing, Sing, Sing / Time Is Hanging Heavy On My Hands (Dean BEARD with The FOX FOUR-SEVENS)
03/1957 SP EDMORAL 1011-45 (US) Rakin And Scrapin (Dean BEARD with The CREW CATS) / On My Mind Again (Dean BEARD with The FOUR PALS)
04/1957 SP ATLANTIC 45-1137 (US) Rakin And Scrapin (Dean BEARD with The CREW CATS) / On My Mind Again (Dean BEARD with The FOUR PALS)
11/1957 SP ATLANTIC 45-1162 (US) Party Party / Stand By Me
06/1958 SP ATLANTIC 45-1182 (US) Hold Me Close / Take Time To Love Me
11/1958 SP CHALLENGE 59033 (US) Egad, Charlie Brown / Keeper Of The Key
06/1959 SP CHALLENGE 59048 (US) Little Lover / Holding On To A Memory
1960 ? SP INTERNATIONAL 107 (US) Big D / I'd Rather Die Young
1960 ? SP VILLA VA-101 (US) Little Koko Herrera / Moon Over Mexico (Chris & Paul HERRERA)
1962 SP GAYLO BM-112 (US) Villa Acuna (Dean BEARD & The CREW CATS) / The Day That I Lost You (Dean BEARD / voices by Hall-KIRK SINGERS)
09/1962 SP CANDIX 341(US) Villa Acuna / The Day That I Lost You
08/1962 SP WINSTON 1063 (US) I Don't Know How / The Red Rose
12/1962 SP JOED JT-715 (US) Tropical Night (instr.) / Coffee Break (instr.)
04/1963 SP WINSTON 1073 (US) Dean BEARD & The CREW CATS - That's How It Gets Sunup / Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes (instr.)
07/1963 SP WINSTON 1074 (US) Dean BEARD & The CREW CATS - My Roberta / No Love For Me
1963 SP WINSTON 1614 (US) My Roberta / No Love For Me
1964 ? SP GINA 1116 (US) Strawberry Shake / You're The Nearest Thing To Heaven
1966 SP SIMS 299 (US) Pocketful Of Stardust / Honkytonks In Heaven
1966 SP SIMS 305 (US) Den Of Sing / Country Music Station
1978 ? SP BOOTS & SADDLE ? (US) Judy Judy / Wine Drinker

Unissued Tracks

1956 Sun unissued Don't Lie To Me
1956 Sun unissued I Need Your Love
1956 Sun unissued Long Time Gone
1956 Sun unissued Rakin And Scrapin
1956 Sun unissued Rock Around The Town

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