Ritchie Valens - Diskografie


Ritchie Valens - Richard Valenzuela, born the son of mixed Mexican and Native American parentage, in Pacoima, Los Angeles, on May 13th, 1941 death: 3.2.1959

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Titel                        Record-No. /  Bemerkung
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Big Baby Blues               Del-Fi DF 4111

Bluebirds over the mountain
Bluebirds over the mountain  (original demo from Bob Keane's studio)
Bluebirds over the mountain  (from master studio sessions - take 1 - false start)
Bluebirds over the mountain  (from master studio sessions - take 3 - complete take)
Bluebirds over the mountain  (from master studio sessions)
Bluebirds over the mountain  (from master studio sessions - take 5 - complete take)

Blues with drum              (demo from Bob Keane's studio)
Blues instrumental           (demo from Bob Keane's studio)
Blues - Slow                 (demo from Bob Keane's studio, test with piano)

Boney Maronie                (slightly different version)
Bony Moronie

Come on, let's go            Del-Fi DF 4106
Come on, let's go            (original demo from Bob Keane's studio)
Cone on, let's go            Del-Fi DFLP 1214 (from 'Live at Pacoima Jr High' LP)

Cry Cry Cry                  Del-Fi DF 4133
Cry Cry Cry 1                (original demo from Bob Keane's studio)
Cry Cry Cry 2                (original demo from Bob Keane's studio)
Cry Cry Cry                  (demo from Bob Keane's studio - false start)
Cry Cry Cry                  (demo from Bob Keane's studio - complete take)
Cry Cry Cry                  (from master studio sessions - break down)
Cry Cry Cry                  (Bob Keane's home recordings - take 2)
Cry Cry Cry                  (from master studio sessions - complete take - take 3)

Donna                        Del-Fi DF 4110 (Mono Version)
Donna                        (Stereo version)
Donna                        (Commercial - followed by contemporary news report)
Donna                        (Bob Keane's home recordings - take 1)
Donna 1                      (original demo from Bob Keane's studio of unfinished song)
Donna 2                      (original demo from Bob Keane's studio with modifications)

Dooby-Dooby Wah
Dooby-Dooby Wah              (Gold Star Studio Outtake)
Dooby-Dooby Wah              (original demo from Bob Keane's studio)
Dooby-Dooby Wah              (from master studio sessions - takes 1, 2, 4 & 7 - false starts)
Dooby-Dooby Wah              (from master studio sessions - take 16)

Fast Freight                 Del-Fi DF 4111
Framed                       Del-Fi DF 4106
From Beyond                  Del-Fi DFLP 1214 (from 'Live at Pacoima Jr High' LP)

Guitar Instrumental          Del-Fi DFLP 1214 (from 'Live at Pacoima Jr High' LP,
                                                            unfinished fragment)

Hi-Tone
Hurry Up

I got a gal named Sue        (Bob Keane's home recordings)

In A Turkish Town            Del-Fi DF 4114
In a Turkish town            (original demo from Bob Keane's studio)
In a Turkish town            (from Bob Keane's studio - take 14 -
                              This was slightly slowed down, harmony
                              vocal plus echo added and a repeat bar
                              edited in to produce the master issued
                              on 'Ritchie Valens' LP)

La Bamba                     Del-Fi DF 4110
La Bamba                     (from master studio sessons - band track -
                              takes 1 & 2 - break down & false start)
La Bamba                     (from master studio sessons - band track -
                              take 5 - complete take)
La Bamba                     (from master studio sessons - band track -
                              take 8 - complete take, master backing track)

Let's Rock and Roll          DFLP 1214
                             (from Bob Keane's studio issued on
                             'Live at Pacoima Jr High' LP)

Little Girl                  Del-Fi DF 4117


Malaguena
Malaguena                    (original demo from Bob Keane's studio, test with piano)
Malaguena                    Del-Fi DFLP 1214 (from 'Live at Pacoima Jr High' LP,

My Darling is gone
Now you're gone

Ooh! My Head
Ooh! My Soul                 (Gold Star Studio Outtake -
                              fragment of early version - later Ooh My Head)

Paddi-Wack Song              Del-Fi DF 4133

Rhythm Song                  DFLP 1214 (from 'Live at Pacoima Jr High' LP)

Ritchie's Blues
Ritchie's Blues              (from Bob Keane's studio, Bass and drums were added
                              to this to create the master issued on 'Ritchie' LP)


Rock Little Darlin'           DFLP 1214 (from 'Live at Pacoima Jr High' LP)
Rock Little Donna            (verschollen / lost tape ?)
                             seems to be the identically
                             version of "I got a gal named Sue"
Rockin' All Night

Summertime Blues             DFLP 1214 (from 'Live at Pacoima Jr High' LP)
Stay beside me               Del-Fi DF 4128
Stay beside me               (original demo from Bob Keane's studio)

That's my little Suzie       Del-Fi DF 4114 (Mono)
That's my little Suzie       Stereo
That's my little Suzie       (without echo)
That's my little Suzie       (echo added)
That's my little Suzie       (alternative version)
That's my little Suzie       (original demo from Bob Keane's studio)
That's my little Suzie       (Gold Star Studio Outtake)
That's my little Suzie       (from master studio sessions - take 1 - false start)
That's my little Suzie       (from master studio sessions - take 2)


We belong together           Del-Fi DF 4117
We belong together           Del-Fi DF 4128
We belong together           (original demo from Bob Keane's studio)


Diskografie:
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Record-No.             (P)         Titel
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SINGLES:
US Del-Fi 4106         / 1958      Come on let's go  /  Framed
US Del-Fi 4110         / 1958      Donna / La Bamba
US Del-Fi 4111         / 1959      Fast Freight / Big Baby Blues
US Del-Fi 4114         / 1959      That's my little Suzie / In a turkish town
US Del-Fi 4117         / 1959      Little Girl / We belong together
US Del-Fi 4128         / 1960      Stay beside me / Big Baby Blues
US Del-Fi 4133         / 1960      Paddi-Wack Song / Cry Cry Cry
   President 12242 AT              Donna / La Bamba
   President 19626 AT              Donna / La Bamba
   Polydor NH 66910                Donna / La Bamba
   Heliodor 435119                 Donna / La Bamba
   Polydor NH 66918                Ooh! My Head / undubbed
UK London HL 8803                  Donna
UK London HL 8886                  That's my little Suzie
UK London HL 9494                  La Bamba
UK London HLR 10571                La Bamba
NL London FLX 3117                 Ooh My Head [1:50](rolling drums / abrupt ending)
NL London FLX 3117                 That's my little Suzie [1:50]

LPs:
US Del-Fi DFLP 1201    / 1958      Ritchie Valens
US Del-Fi DFLP 1206    / 1959      Ritchie
US Del-Fi DFLP 1214    / 1960      In Concert at Pacoima Jr. High
US Del-Fi DF 1225      / 1963      Ritchie Valens Greatest Hits Memorial Album
US Del-Fi DF 1247      / 1964      His Greatest Hits, Vol. II
UK London HA 8196                  His Greatest Hits
UK President PTL 1001  / 1968      Greatest Hits
UK President PTLS 1001             I Remember Ritchie Valens - His Greatests Hits
UK Joy JOYS 254        / 1973      Rock Lil' Darlin'
UK London HA-R 8535                The Ritchie Valens Story
D  President 27683     / 1976      The Story of Rock 'n' Roll
US Rhino RNCB 2798     / 1981      The History of Ritchie Valens, 3-LP Box
   All Round Trading AR 31099      Ritchie Valens - La Bamba
UK President PTLS 1001             I Remember Ritchie Valens - His Greatests Hits
D  Line Records GmbH   / 1981      The Best of Ritchie Valens
                                   (on Side B Track 4 is "Rock little Donna")

CDs:
   Starlite CDS 51021     / 1988      Ritchie Valens - La Bamba
   Repertoire REP 4269-WG / 1992      The Best of Ritchie Valens
UK Music Club MCCD 226    / 1995      The very best of Ritchie Valens
US Del-Fi DFCD 70009      / 1998      Ritchie Valens - The lost tapes
US Del-Fi 9001            / 1994      Rockin' All Night
US Del-Fi 9002            / 1994      The Del-Fi & Donna Story
US Del-Fi 9003            / 1994      The Return of the Del-Fi & Donna Story
US Del-Fi DFBX 2359                   Ritchie Valens - Come on let's go (3 CDs Box)
                                      - Ritchie & Ritchie Valens LPs
                                      - Bob Keane's Home Recordings
                                      - In concert at Pacoima Jr. High
US Del-Fi 71011                       The Ritchie Valens Story

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