Groupe Rockabilly US originaire de Spartanburg (Caroline du Sud). Joe Bennett & The Sparkletones comprenaient: Howard Childress, Wayne Arthur, Irving Denton et Joe Bennett, auteur de la majorité de leur répertoire. Ils sont titulaires d'un hit en Août 57 et enregistraient chez ABC-Paramount (57-59) & Paris Records (59-60). Ils nous laissent une vingtaine de titres aux rythmes d'acier.

US Rockabilly group originating in Spartanburg (South Carolina). Joe Bennett & The Sparkletones included Howard Childress, Wayne Arthur, Irving Denton and Joe Bennett , author of the majority of their repertory. They are titular of a hit in August 57 and recorded at ABC-Paramount (57-59) & Paris Records (59-60). They leave us a score of titles at the steel rhythms.

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Talents : Joe : Vocal, Guitar, Songwriter - Howard : Guitar - Wayne : Bass - Irving : Drums

Style musical : Rockabilly, Rock 'n' Roll

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGBXHCGFOgw

BLACK SLACKS (1957)

PENNY LOAFERS AND BOBBY SOCKS (1957)

COTTON PICKIN' ROCKER (1958)

BOYS DO CRY (1959)

LET'S GO ROCK AND ROLL (Unissued)

Années en activité :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles

07/1957 SP ABC-PARAMOUNT 45-9837 (US) . Joe BENNETT & The SPARKLETONES - Black Slacks / Boppin' Rock Boogie
11/1957 SP ABC-PARAMOUNT 45-9867 (US) . Joe BENNETT & The SPARKLETONES - Rocket / Penny Loafers And Bobby Socks
02/1958 SP ABC-PARAMOUNT 45-9885 (US) . Joe BENNETT & The SPARKLETONES - Cotton Pickin' Rocker / I Dig You, Baby
05/1958 SP ABC-PARAMOUNT 45-9929 (US) . Joe BENNETT & The SPARKLETONES - Little Turtle / We've Had It
09/1958 SP ABC-PARAMOUNT 45-9959 (US) . Joe BENNETT & The SPARKLETONES - Late Again / Do The Stop
03/1959 SP PARIS 45-530 (US) . Joe BENNETT & The SPARKLETONES - Bayou Rock / Beautiful One
08/1959 SP PARIS 45-537 (US) . Joe BENNETT & The SPARKLETONES - Boys Do Cry / What The Heck
01/1960 SP PARIS 45-542 (US) . Joe BENNETT & The SPARKLETONES - Are You From Dixie ? / Beautiful One
04/1960 SP PARIS 45-546 (US) . THE SPARKLETONES - What The Heck / Softly
1961 ? SP NACHO 306224 (US) . Trottin' Sally / ?
1961 ? SP NACHO 307112 (US) . Little David / ?
05/1965 SP ABC-PARAMOUNT 10659 (US) . THE SPARKLETONES - Run, Rabbit, Run / Well Dressed Man
04/2010 DI SOFA ENTERTAINMENT ? (US) BLACK SLACKS [PERFORMED LIVE ON THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW] - Black Slacks [Performed live on the Ed Sullivan Show 11/3/1957]

Unissued Tracks

19?? ABC-PARAMOUNT unissued Boys Do Cry [alt. vers.]
19?? ABC-PARAMOUNT unissued Late Again [alt. vers.]
19?? ABC-PARAMOUNT unissued Let's Go Rock And Roll
19?? ABC-PARAMOUNT unissued Maybe Baby
19?? ABC-PARAMOUNT unissued Number One On My Love List
19?? Need info Black Slacks [alt. vers.]

Albums

1960 LP 12" PARIS 33-7281 (US) THE SPARKLETONES - Bayou Rock / What The Heck / Are You From Dixie / I Dig You Baby / Black Slacks / Boppin' Rock Boogie / Rocket / Penny Loafers / Cotton Pickin' Rock / Little Turtle / We've Had It / Do The Stop / Late Again / Run Rabbit Run
1981 LP 12" PARIS 7281 (US) THE SPARKLETONES - Bayou Rock / What The Heck / Are You From Dixie? / Black Slacks / Boppin' Rock Boogie / Penny Loafers And Bobby Socks / Cotton Pickin' Rocker / I Dig You, Baby / Little Turtle / We've Had It / Do The Stop / Late Again / Run, Rabbit, Run / Rocket
1982 LP 12" REVIVAL 6020 (UK) BLACK SLACKS / SHORT SHORTS
1983 LP 12" MCA 1553 (US) BLACK SLACKS - JOE BENNETT & THE SPARKLETONES - Cotton Pickin' Rocker / Penny Loafers And Bobby Socks / Number One On My Love List / Rocket / Let's Go Rock And Roll / Black Slacks / Boppin' Rock Boogie / Maybe Baby / I Dig You, Baby / Late Again [alt. vers.]
1993 CD GLOBE 5427 (US) JOE BENNETT & THE SPARKLETONES - BLACK SLACKS - Black Slacks / Penny Loafers And Bobby Socks / Boppin' Rock Boogie / Cotton Pickin' Rocker / Rocket / I Dig You Baby / Bayou Rock / What The Heck / Are You From Dixie / Little Turtle / We've Had It / Do The Stop / Late Again / Boys Do Cry / Number One On My Love List / Let's Go Rock And Roll / Maybe Baby / Late Again (alternate version) / Beautiful One
1995 CD SPARKLETONE CD 99012 (DE) JOE BENNETT AND THE SPARKLETONES - COMPLETE RECORDINGS 1957 - 1959 - Black Slacks / Boppin' Rock Boogie / Penny Loafers And Bobby Socks / Rocket / Dig You, Baby / Cotton Pickin' Rocker / Late Again / Maybe Baby / Let's Go Rock And Roll / Number One On My Love /  Little Turtle / We've Had It / Do The Stop / Late Again / Run, Rabbit, Run / Well Dressed Man / Bayou Rock / What The Heck / Are You From Dixie? / Boys Do Cry / Beautiful One Paris / Softly Paris / Boys Do Cry / Billy & Eddie The King Is Coming Back
1998 CD PARIS 7281 (US) JOE BENNETT & THE SPARKLETONES - BLACK SLACKS, PENNY LOAFERS & BOBBY SOCKS - Black Slacks / Boppin' Rock Boogie / Penny Loafers & Bobby Socks / Rocket / Let's Go Rock And Roll / Cotton Pickin' Rockin' Rocker / I Dig You Baby / We've Had It / Little Turtle / Maybe Baby / Late Again / Do The Stop / Number One On My Love List / Boys Do Cry / What The Heck / Are You From Dixie / Beautiful One / Bayou Rock / Late Again (outtake) / Black Slacks (long version)

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