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ROCK-A-BILLY MUSICIANS ON 45 RPM – “K-L” ARTIST LISTINGS

(Also see my “ROCK-A-BILLY/ROCK/RHYTHM & BLUES PIONEERS FROM THE 1950’S ON 78 RPM” page for many main-stream pioneers)

Many of these musicians have been inducted into one of two the Rock-a-Billy Hall of Fames

THE KEY BROTHERS – LOUIS – 1961

CLAUDE KING – SPECIALTY – 1952

(Caddo Parish, Louisiana – with “Buddy & Claude” – “The Hillbilly Ranchers”

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KENNY KING & THE BE BOPS – CUCA – 1962

(Kenny Jaeger – New London, Wisconsin)

SID KING (AND THE 5 STRINGS) – COLUMBIA – 1956

(Sid Irwin – Denton, Texas)

SLEEPY LABEEF – WAYSIDE – 1962

(Thomas Pausley LaBeff – Smackover, Arkansas)

DON LANIER – ROULETTE – 1958

(Donnie Henson Lanier – with The Rhythm Orchids – Don Rose & His Roses – Orchids shown)

The Rhythm Orchids story at Vinyl Record Memories.

BOBBY LAWSON – M.R.C. – 1958

(Robert Wayne – Glamorgan, Virginia)

RODNEY LAY – KAMPUS – 1960

(Coffeyville, Kansas – with The Blazers – Rodney Lay & The Wild West)

MYRON LEE – HEP – 1958

(Myron Robert Wachendorf – South Dakota )

ALIS LESLEY – ERA – 1957

(Alice Lesley – Chicago, Illinois – the “female Elvis”)

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BUTCH LESTER – B.E.S. – 1965

(Chester “Butch” Lester – Upper Kelly’s Creek, West Virginia)

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LINDA GAIL LEWIS – ABC-PARAMOUNT – 1965

(Ferriday, Louisiana – sister of Jerry Lee Lewis)

MARGARET LEWIS – RAM – 1959

(Margaret Ann Lewis – Snyder, Texas – with “The Thunderbolts” – sang back-up on some Dale Hawkins recordings

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JIMMY LOGSDON – ROULETTE – 1958

(Jimmy Lloyd alias)

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BOBBY LORD – COLUMBIA – 1956

BOBBY LOWELL – ROTO – 1956

(Fronted the Rock-A-Boogie Boys)

MATT LUCAS – DOT – 1963

(Memphis, Tennessee – Played with the Ray Chilton Band – and the Narvel Felts band)

JIMMY LUKE – UNI – 1967

(Jimmy Ray Paulman – Arkansas – with “The C-Riff’s – short-time member of Ronnie Hawkins’ “Hawks” – Luke shown on right)

BOB LUMAN – IMPERIAL – 1957

(Robert Glynn Luman – Blackjack, Texas – “Let’s Think About Livin’” – charted number 7 Hot 100)

MARSHALL LYTLE – CAMEO – 1959

(Old Fort, North Carolina – Member of Bill Haley’s Saddlemen & Bill Haley’s Comets)

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