Rockets/Rocketts Groups

Herb Kenny (ref Ink Spots) With The Rockets

– My Song/ You Never Heard A Word I Said ’52 (MGM 11332)

– I Don’t Care/ Calling You, ’52 (MGM 11360)

– Take A Little, Leave A Little/ I Miss You So, ’53 (MGM 11397)

– But Always Your Friend/ (I Dreamed Of A) Star Spangled Banner, ’53 (MGM 11487)

– Don’t Take My Word (Take My Heart)/ Do I Have To Tell You I’m Sorry, ’53 (MGM 11648)


 

Rockets (NYC) (Vann Walls & The) – Open The Door Baby/ Big Leg Mama, ’53 (Atlantic 988)

 

Rockets (NYC)

– Boogie Woogie Mama (Atlantic-unreleased)

– Ride In My Oldsmobile (Atlantic-unreleased)

– Where’d She Go (Atlantic-unreleased)


 

Rockets (NJ) (The Prom Orchestra & Chorus) – Melody Of Love, ‘54 (Prom 1102)

  • Not listed in book.
  • B-side flip, ‘Sincerely’ by The Mullen Sisters (The Prom Orchestra & Chorus).

 

Rockets (NJ) (The Prom Orchestra & Chorus) – Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing, ‘54 (Prom 1120)

  • Not listed in book.
  • B-side flip, ‘I’ll Never Stop Loving You’ by Laura Leslie (The Prom Orchestra & Chorus).

 

Rockets (NJ) (Bill Marine & The) (The Prom Orchestra) – Ain’t That A Shame, ’54 (Prom 1122)

  • Not listed in book.
  • A-side flip, ‘Yellow Rose Of Texas’ by The Prom Orchestra & Chorus.

 

Rockets (NJ) (Bill Marine & The) (The Prom Orchestra) – House Of Blue Lights, ’54 (Prom 1125)

  • Not listed in book.
  • A-side flip, ‘Mabellene’ by Jerry Duane (The Prom Orchestra).

 

as Carter Farriss (w The Rockets (NJ) – Only You (And You Alone), ‘54 (Prom 1102)

  • Not listed in book.
  • A-side flip, ‘Black Denim Trousers’ by Frank Martin (w The Prom Orchestra).

 

Rockets (NJ) (Bill Marine With The) – At My Front Door, ’54 (Prom 1132)

Rockets (NJ) (Laura Leslie With The) – Pepper-Hot Baby, ’54 (Prom 1132)

  • No scans found for Prom #1132.

 

Note:  The sides on Prom #1132 were all the book listed.

  • The Rockets had several more releases on Prom (some listed above).

 

Rhythm Aces as Rockets (LA)

– You Are The First One/ Be Lovey Dovey, ’56 (Modern 992)

– You Are The First One, ’63 (Crown LP 5372-A5)

  • Miscredited to Jacks on LP.

– Lovey Dovey, ’63 (Crown LP 5372 B-3)

  • Miscredited to Jacks on LP.

Note: Modern 1021 is listed by a few sources as the Rockets backing Jimmy Beasley.

  • Scans for Modern 1021 are for Jimmy Beasley & The Rockers, not Rockets.
  • The paragraph in Marv Goldberg’s Rhythm Aces article credits the Rockets, but the wording leaves some doubt.

 

Rocketts (Hollywood) – Dance The Rhythm And Blues, ’56 (Wrimus 701)

  • The flip ‘My Love For You’ is by The Balladiers.

 

Joe Therrien Jr & His Rockets (Springfield Mass) (Vocal Chorus Eckos) – ‘Hey Babe’ Let’s Go Downtown/ Come Back To Me Darling, ’57 (Lido 505)

 

Joe Therrien Jr & His Rockets (Springfield Mass) (Vocal by Joe Therrien Jr) – Hey Babe! Let’s Go Downtown/ Come Back To Me Darling, ’57 (Brunswick 55005)

 

Joe Therrien Jr & His Rockets (Springfield Mass) (Vocal Joe Therrien Jr) – You’re Gone/ Wheels, ’57 (Brunswick 55017)

 

Note: The releases are Rockabilly.


 

Rockets (West Coast) (Little Freddy With The) – All My Love, ’58 (Chief 33)

Rockets (West Coast) (Little Freddy And Don With The) – Too Fat, ’58 (Chief 33)


 

Rockets (Houston Texas) (Bill Bodaford & The) – Little Girl/ Teardrops, ’58 (Back Beat 507)


 

Rockets (Mississippi) (Dick Holler & His) – Uh Uh Baby/ Living By The Gun, ’58 (Ace 540)


 

Rockets (Louisiana) (Randy & The)

– Genevieve/ If You Really Care, ’59 (Viking 1000)

– Rockets’ [sic’] Twist {I}/ Let’s Do The Cajun Twist, ’62 (Jin 161)

– No More Trouble/ Bye Bye Baby, ’62 (Jin 165)

 

Note: Swamp Pop.


 

Rockets (Chicago) (ft Lois Lewsader) – Special Delivery/ Why, Oh Why, ’63 (Cool 711)

  • Scans found.

 

Rockets (Chicago) – Always Alone, ’63 (Cool 712)

Rockets (Chicago) (ft Lois Lee) – Year ‘Round Love, ’63 (Cool 712)

  • No scan found for either side.

 

Rockets (Chicago) (Lois Lee & The) – Am I Blue, ’63 (Cool 809)

Rockets (Chicago) – Moovin’ [sic’] ’N’ Groovin’ {I}, ’63 (Cool 809)

 

Note: oldwax.blogspot.com/2015/09/am-i-blue.html has more information.


 

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