Bill Baker Solo

Bill Baker – I Wanna Know/ Is It A Dream, ’61 (Audicon 115)

  • Book listed BB as Del-Satins.  No BB is credited on the label.
  • See comments below.

 

Bill Baker – Just To Be Near You/ To The Aisle, ’62 (Audicon 118)

as Five Satins – To The Aisle/ Just To Be Near You, ‘62 (Musictone 1108)

 

 

Bill Baker – Thank Heaven/ Is It A Dream, ’63 (Vim (Variety In Music) 515)

  • Other sources date as 1962.

 

Bill Baker (& Group) – Thank Heaven (Vim (Variety In Music) 515A)

Bill Baker (w The Del-Satins) – Is It A Dream (Vim (Variety In Music) 515B)

  • Promo reissue.
    • Who are these Del Satins members?

 

Bill Baker (& Group) – Thank Heaven/ The Price Of Love (Vim (Variety In Music) 515)

  • A different #515 pressing.

 

 

Bill Baker (formerly of The Five Satins) – Teen Age Triangle/ Why Did Summer Have To End, ’62 (MusicNote 119)

 

Bill Baker (& Group) – There’s A Small Hotel/ Bleeding Hearts (Parnaso 227)

  • The book dated N/A and listed asby ‘Baby Dolls’ (CT).  No scans found.
  • Titles appear on Bill Baker albums with an unknown backing group and Parnaso 1500 crediting the artist as ‘Unknown’.
  • There are scans on Etc … 227 crediting Bill Baker.

 

Bill Baker & Ork – Another Sleepless Night/ It Shouldn’t Happen To A Dream, ’65 (Parnaso 110)

  • The book listed as Baby Dolls (Bill Baker & The).  The Baby Dolls are uncredited on the label.

 

 

Bill Baker’s Satins – Crying In The Chapel/ In The Still Of The Night, ’84 (Clifton 74)

  • Book listed under Baker’s Satins.

 

Bill Baker’s Five Satins – I’ll Be Seeing You LP, ’87 (Del Cam 1000)

Side One: I’ll Be Seeing You, Stardust, Under The Boardwalk, Higher & Higher, Fool For A Pretty Face, Story Untold.

Side Two: Sam Cooke Medley, Let’s Twist Again, So Fine, Silhouette, Personality, Today’s World.

 

6 thoughts on “Bill Baker Solo

    • Thanks for the MusicNote 119 b-side link. I’m not sure about these Del-Satins; are they the Dion-related group or someone different. Their group history does not mention the Audicon segment of their career.

  1. Stan Ziska of The Del-Satins produced rhe CDs “Del-Satins Back From Lunch” Vols 1&2.

    I Wanna Know / Is It A Dream is on Vol. 1.
    http://www.fotos-hochladen.net/uploads/delsatinsbac4g2ojket9a.jpg

    On Vol. 2 are several unreleased Bill Baker songs.
    http://www.fotos-hochladen.net/uploads/delsatinsbacnr0x8b652o.jpg

    Just To Be Near You / To The Aisle is on the CD “Bill Baker and his groups”.
    http://www.fotos-hochladen.net/uploads/billbakerbackzafp5v43tl.jpg

    Stan Ziska also mentions the backup work for Bill Baker in his Del-Satins biography.
    http://www.tangerinemusic.com/original.htm

    • We can validate Bill Baker’s uncredited Audicon BB through Stan Zizka’s Del-Satins’ biography. The book does not include the Del-Satins’ comps but the information they contain is valuable support. Thanks for all your work.

    • (youtube.com/watch?v=zZBBOsefN-8) shows both the Audicon for ‘Is It A dream’ and Vim a&b sides (Thank Heaven/ Is It A Dream.’ I accept that ‘The Price Of Love’ is a different pressing of Vim #515, either original or after the A/B-side scans.

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