The Rosco Gordon SUN collection
RPM 322 Rosco Gordon
City women / Roscoe's boogie (April 1951)
Recorded February 1951 at Memphis Recording Service.
NB: Rosco's name is misspelt on all RPM labels.
RPM 324 Rosco Gordon
Ouch! Pretty baby / Saddled the cow (and milked the horse) (August 1951)
Recorded April 1951 at Memphis Recording Service.
RPM 336 Rosco Gordon
Dime a dozen / A new remedy for love (fall 1951)
Recorded July 1951 at Memphis Recording Service.
Chess 1487 Rosco Gordon
Booted / Love you 'til the day I die (December 1951)
Recorded at Memphis Recording Service on 706 Union Avenue in August 1951.
B-side vocals by Bobby Bland. This original version of 'Booted' was released just as the
business relationship between Sam Phillips and the Bihari brothers' RPM label had started to break down.
RPM 344 Rosco Gordon and his Orchestra
Booted / Cold, cold winter (January 1952)
Possibly recorded at Memphis Recording Service on 706 Union Ave in January 1952. When
'Booted' went up on the R&B charts, RPM re-recorded and rush-released this competitive version.
It went to the top of the national chart in February 1952. NB: Rosco's name is misspelt on the label.
Original 78 rpm first pressing and very rare 1952 45 rpm issue with revised logo depicted.
RPM 365 Rosco Gordon and his Orchestra
What you got on your mind / Two kind of women (September 1952)
B-side recorded December 3, 1951 at Memphis Recording Service. A-side possibly
recorded at a non SUN-related, location. NB: Rosco's name is misspelt on all RPM labels.
Duke 109 Rosco Gordon and the Beale Streeters
Too many women / Wise to you baby (fall 1952)
Recorded at SUN studio, 706 Union Avenue, Memphis Tennessee on July 21, 1952.
Flip / SUN 227 Rosco Gordon
Just love me baby / Weeping blues (September 1955)
Flip / SUN 237 Rosco Gordon
"The chicken" (dance with you) / Love for you baby (December 1955)
This was the last record issued both on the SUN and Flip labels.
Note the early West Coast 'Delta' pressing on top with erraneous label logo.
SUN 257 Rosco Gordon
Shoobie oobie / Cheese and crackers (November 1956)
SUN 305 Rosco Gordon
Sally Jo / Torro (September 1958)