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ROCK-A-BILLY MUSICIANS ON 45 RPM – “P-Q” 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

Buster Pack – Rich R Tone – 1952

(Stuart Pack – Russell County, Virginia)

Charlie Pack & The Originals – T.R.C. – 1962

Allen Page with the Deltones – Moon – 1958

(Alias: Allen Wingate – With Sandy & Sue & the Big Four – Allen Page and the Crowns)

Bobby Page and the Riff Raffs – RAM – 1962

(Also with Bobby Page and His Musical Pages)

Charles Page – Tic Toc – 1960

Ricky Page – Liberty – 1957

(June Evelyn Kuykendall – Linday, Oklahoma – With Becky & The Lollipops – The Triangles – The Bergenaires – The Bermudas – The Majorettes and The Page Sisters)

Joey Paige – Warner Bros. – 1963

(The UK)

Eddie Palace & The Herbert Brothers – Juke Box – 1957

Tommy Palm and His Rockers – Bop – 1958


Jerry Palmer – Carlton – 1962

(Jerry Godick – Alberta, Canada)

Rick Palmer – Carlton – 1958

The Pals – Turf – 1958

KENNY PARCHMAN – JAXON – 1958

(Kenneth W. Parchman – Jackson, Tennessee)

WEYMAN PARHAM – STARO – 1958

(Athens, Georgia)

The Paris Brothers – Brunswick – 1959

(Members Adenyl Paris and Ekundayo Paris)

ARNOLD PARKER – SARG – 1966

(Fronted Arnold Parker and the Mustangs – The Southernaires)

Johnny Parker – RPM – 1954

Malcolm Parker & The Melody Ramblers – Bee – 1959

Pat Parker & The Way Mates – Skyland – 1962

(Marsha Parker Chapman

Rand Parker & The Strollers – K-Ark – 1959

Ray Parks – Capitol – 1956

Ronald Parker – Rich R Tone – 1967



Darrell Parrish & The Wildcats – Wayne-Way – 1965

Kent Parry and the Rogues – Alton – 1959

Al Parsons – Sarg – 1957

Gene Parson’s Band with Buck Buffalo & Smilin’ Roger Perry – Southfield – 1959

Bill Parsons – Starday – 1960

(Crossville, Tennessee – Alias Orivlle Lunsford)

Bill Patch & The Pirates – Joy – 1960

Don Patterson – Pretige – 1964

Earl Patterson with the Darts – Moon – 1959

Sonny Patterson with the Rhythm Rockers – Ron-Mar – 1958

Ted Patterson with the Tunesters – Klub – 1963

Jimmy Patton – Sims – 1955

(Oscar James Patton – Berwin, Oklahoma)

Bunny Paul – Essex – 1954

(Detroit, Michigan)

Dennis Paul with Wes Dakus’ Rebels – Kapp – 1967

Glen Paul – Sarg – 1956

Jerry Paul – Holiday – 1960

Joyce Paul – Dot – 1958

Lafawn Paul – Abbott – 1955

Butch Paulson & His Rovin’ Gamblers – Stacka – 1967

Dennis Payne – A/S – 1969

(Bakersfield, California)

Hay Payne – Starday – 1958

Jimmy Payne with the Glaser Brothers – K-Art – 1962

Leon Payne – TNT – 1959

(Leon Roger Payne – Alba, Texas)


Don Pearly – Corvette – 1958

Ronnie Pearson – Herald – 1957

George Peck – Rev – 1957

Mike Pedicin – 20th Century – 1953

(Michael L. Pedicine – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Tommy Pedigo with the Ridge Runners – OLO – 1966

The Pedigo Brothers & the Tennessee Rhythm Boys – Atwell – 1959

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Billy Peek – Peek – 1960

PAUL PEEK – NRC 1958

(Paul Edward Peek Jr. – High Point, North Carolina – with Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps)

Peggy & Bob – Peacock 1963

(Bob and Peggy Baskerville – back up guitar player for Bo Diddley)

Danny Peil & The Apollos – Raynard – 1964

(Daniel Vincent Peil – Superior, Wisconsin)

Carroll “Wild Red” Pegues and the Flames – GM – 1961

Johnny Pemberton – Orchid – 1958

Tracy Pendarvis & The Swampers – Sun – 1960

(Tracy Rexford Pendarvis – With “The Blue Notes)

William Penix – Daffan – 1958

Dan Penn – Earth – 1959

(Wallace Daniel Pennington – Vernon, Alabama – with “Spooner & the Spoons”

Patsy Penn – Crow – 1966

Tony Penn – Web – 1958

DICK PENNER – SUN – 1957

(Allen Richard Penner – Chicago, Illinois – Penned Roy Orbison’s Sun recording “Ooby Dooby a song which sold a half million copies)

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William Penix – Daffan – 1958

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Dayward Penny – Ruby – 1957

Hank Penny – King – 1955

(Herbert Clayton Penny – Birmingham, Alabama – with The California Crawdads – The Radio Cowboys – The Penny Serenaders)

JOE PENNY – FEDERAL – 1958

(Joe W. Pennington)

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Roy Perkins – Meladee – 1955

(Ernest R. Suarez – Lafayette, Louisiana)

Howard Perkins & His Kountry Kinfolk – 1960

LAURA LEE PERKINS – IMPERIAL – 1958

(Alice Faye Perkins – Virginia)

Reggie Perkins – Gem – 1958

Walter Perkins & The Turks – Pla-Me – 1966

Barbara Perry – Cyclone – 1969

Bob Perry & The Sundowners – Band Box – 1960

Lou Perry – Cordak – 1964

(Lou Penta – did session work for many prominent musicians)

The Perry Sisters – Decca – 1959

Pete & Jimmy – Castle – 1959

Nancy Peters – Kudo – 1958

Pete Peters – Lance – 1961

EARL PETERSON – SUN – 1954

(Paxton, Illinois)

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Ray Peterson RCA Victor – 1957

(Ray T. Peterson – Denton, Texas)

Pete Peterson – Event – 1957

Mary Petti – RCA Victor – 1961

Daryl Petty – Hornet – 1959

(Morgantown, North Carolina – Was a member of the “Hi-Liters” – who started off as the “Mimosa Boys”)

Ronnie Petty – Dial – 1963

(Was a member of the Catlalinas)

The Phaetons – Vin – 1959

(Worcester, Massachusetts)

The Phantom – Dot – 1960

(Jerry Lott – Mobile, Alabama with Bill Yates – Frank Holmes – Pete McCord and H..H. Brooks)

Phantom Five – Skull – 1964

The Phantoms – Flash – 1966

Phelps, Johnny – Ski – 1958

Willie Phelps – Roulette – 1957

(William Thomas Phelps – Chesapeake City, Maryland – with The Virginia Rounders)

Bill Phillips – Columbia – 1960

Bobby Phillips – Cobal – 1960

Carl Phillips – K-Ark – 1960

Wade Phillips – Jaro – 1960

Larry Lee Phillipson – Snatch – 1962

(Lawrence Everett Phillipson – Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

Hiram Philmon – Philmon – 1960

Piano Slim – Myrl – 1961

LOU PICARDI – ROULETTE – 1957

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Lee Pickett & The Screamers – Jolt – 1958

(Lee Chandler – With The Blue Notes – The Rockets)

The Picks – Columbia – 1958

(Recorded at the Norman Petty Studios with Buddy Holly on guitar)

Pico Pete – Jet – 1956

JIM PIERCE – NOMAD – 1958

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Jim Pike – Warner Bros. – 1959

(Jim Pike would become a member of the Lettermen – not an original)

Pete Pike – Rebel – 1960

(Amelia, Virginia – with The Country Bluegrass)

Bill Pinky & The Turks – Phillips International – 1958

Jimmie Piper – Royce – 1959

The Pitmen – Earth – 1965

Carne Pitrello – Hornet – 1959

DON PITTMAN – SEVEN B – 1969

Pittman, Jackie

Pitts, Gloria Jean
Don’t Stand No Quittin’, ’56

Pitts, Clyde

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Plank, Lucky
Hey Hey Baby, ’53

TOMMY PLEASANT – TRAVEL – 1961

Bobby Please & The Pleasers – Starla – 1958

Pledges – Rev – 1958

(Arizona)

Dickie Polodor – Radio – 1958

(Richard Allen Podolar –  Los Angeles, California – Alias “Ritchie Allen” recording on Era and Imperial Records)

BOBBY POE – KAMPUS – 1960

(Bobby Nelson Poe – Vinita, Oklahoma – Alias: Bobby Brant)

Doug Poindexter & The Starlight Ramblers – Sun – 1954

The Points – Grand – 1957

The Polk Brothers – Flag – 1958

Bill Pollard – Ozark – 1966

The Poorboys – Flame – 1966

JOE POOVEY & THE ROYAL DUKES – DIXIE – 1958

(Dallas, Texas)

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Bruce Porter – Lee – 1966

Rocky Porter – Stars Inc. – 1957

Royce Porter – Look – 1957

(Royce Donald Porter – Sweetwater, Texas – Also with “The Kounts”)

Billy Porto – Mercury – 1957

Joe Portuguese with the Tennessee Rockabillies – Surf – 1957

(Joe Alves)

Bobby Potter – Bana – 1957

Curtis Potter – Fox – 1957

(Played with Hank Thompson)

Doug Powell – Decca – 1958

Ichabod Powell – Madison – 1954

Keith Powell & The Valets – Stellar – 1964

JET POWERS – DESIGN – 1958

(James Marcus Smith – Houston, Texas – better known as “P.J. Proby” an American who migrated to the U.K. where he found considerable more of a following than back at home.)

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Joey Powers – Nu-Clear – 1958

(Joseph S. RuggieroWashington, Pennsylvana – Recorded as “Joey Rogers” as shown here – Recorded the hit “Midnight Mary”)

JOHNNY POWERS – FORTUNE – 1957

(John Pavlik – Detroit, Michigan – “Jimmy Williams & The Drifters” – recorded at Sun in 1959)

Joyce Poynter – Goldenrod – 1957

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Billy Prager & His Caravans – Crystal – 1959

Lynn Pratt – Hornet – 1959

Magel Priesman – Sun – 1958

(Charlotte, Michigan – came to Sun to record hoping to earn money to help her blind son – but only one single and no contract resulted)

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Ralph Pratt – A-B-S – 1963

Pretty Boy – Atlantic 1957

Gene Price & The Chordsmen – Robin – 1962

(Willard Eugene Price)

Hank Price 111 – Strut – 1962

Mel Price & His Santa Fe Rangers – Dixie – 1960

(Melvin Price)

Ronnie Price & The Velvets – Carousel – 1958

Bobby Prince – Chance – 1953

Jack Prince – Spade – 1957

Gene Princeton – Vandan – 1960

Dub Pritchett – Dona – 1965

(With “The Rock-A-Taires”

Jimmy Pritchett – Crystal – 1958

Joey Profeta – Pyramid – 1961

Randy Proffitt & The Beachcombers – Belt-Coe – 1963

Jimmy Lee Prow – King – 1956

The Prowlers  – Aragon – 1958

(From Canada)

Grover Pruitt – Salem – 1964

Lewis Pruitt & The True Lads – Peach – 1958

Jack Pruitt & His Lucky Seven – Robbins – 1958

THE MAJOR PRUITT – D.W.A. – 1964

Ralph Pruitt & His Rhythm Boys – Lark – 1958

Dennie Puckett & The Rockets – Emerald – 1958

Dwight Pullen – Carlton – 1958

(Dwight A. Pullen – Blountsville, Alabama – Recorded as “Whitey Pullen”)

VERN PULLENS – SPADE – 1956

Tex Qual – Apache – 1960

George Quarta Jr. – Cool – 1958

The Quarter Notes – DeLuxe – 1957

Andy Quinn – Decca – 1957

Bottie Quinn – Reed – 1958

Eddie Quinteros – Brent – 1960

(San Francisco)

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