Matadors Groups

Matadors (New York City)

– Vengeance (Will Be Mine)/ Pennies From Heaven, ’58 (Sue 700)

– Be Good To Me/ Have Mercy Baby, ’58 (Sue 701)


 

Matadors (Hank Ayala & The) (Houston Tx) – Betty Jo/ Handsome, ’59 (Back Beat 530)


 

Matadors (New Orleans) – Nonsense/ If I Had Another Chance, ’61 (Duchess 1005)


 

as Rollie Willis The Contenders The Matadors – Whenever I Get Lonely/ That’s The Way, ’62 (Saxony 1001)

Contenders (Cincinnati) (Rollie Willis & The) – Whenever I Get Lonely/ That’s The Way, ’93 (Saxony 2001)

 

Cabarets The Matadors (Cincinnati) – Times Is Tough (2:14)/ There Must Be A Way, ’62 (Saxony 1002)

  • Book misspelled as ‘Cabarettes’ and dated 1963.
  • Equal credit for both Cabarets and Matadors.
  • Writing credits for both sides is Tom Lysaght.

 

Matadors (Cincinnati OH) (Tommy Liss & The) – Times Is Tough (2:25)/ Just In Make Believe, ’63 (Saxony 1005)

  • Writing credit for A Side is T Lysaght.  Sources with listings say Saxony 2007.   

Matadors (Cincinnati OH) (Tommy Liss & The) – Times Is Tough (2:28)/ Just In Make Believe, ’97 (Saxony 2007)

  • The book listed this reissue as Savoy 2007.  Scans are on Saxony 2007.

 

Matadors (Los Angeles)

– Ace Of Hearts/ Perfidia, ’63 (Colpix 698)

– I Gotta Drive/ La Corrida, ’64 (Colpix 718)

– Come On Let Yourself Go, Part 1/ Come On Let Yourself Go, Part 2, ’64 (Colpix 741)

 

formerly Gents – Why Do I Love Her/ Jump In The Line, ’61 (Liberty 55332)

formerly Dories – Stompin’ Sh-Boom/ Breakup, ’62 (Dore 629)


 

Matadors (Jamie-Philadelphia) – Listen/ So Near, ’62 (Jamie 1226)

  • Scan found for A-side.
  • Have heard both sides.

 

Matadors (East Coast)

– If You Left Me Today/ It Ain’t Nothin’ But Rock And Roll, ’63 (Keith 6502)

– You’d Be Crying Too/ My Foolish Heart, ’63 (Keith 6504)

  • Writing credits: Eddie Singleton. 

 

As/ discogs.com/Matadors-It-Aint-Nothin-But-Rock-And-Roll… gms are Harry Bass (lead), Jimmy Hall (1st tenor), Roy Scott (2nd tenor), Michael Edwards (baritone) & Tommy Bethea (bass).


 

Matadors (PA) (ft John Lopacinski) – Should I Ever Love Again/ Please Say (You Want Me), ’65 (Lee 5466)

  • The book dated 1963.

 

FYI:  John Lopacinski is Johnny Rand.


 

Matadors (Washington Delaware) – Say Yes Baby/ Carmen I Wish You Were Here, ’65 (Chavis 1034)

  • Book dated 1962.  All others date 1965.

 

Matadors (Calif) – Let Me Dream/ Wobble Wobble, ’66 (Chartmaker 404 & Forbes 230, ’67)


 

Matadores (Mexico) (Frankie Y Los Matadores) – Una Chico Como Tu-With a Girl Like You-, ‘67 (Peerless 9012)

  • Book listed as Matadors (10) but label is as Matadores.)

 

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