SAINT, BILLY

Homebase: Seattle, WA.
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Stage name for Billy Osborne Jr., who also recorded as Johnny London during the British invasion era. His father was  musician, Bill Osborne (Sr.).

SEE ALSO:

1) LONDON, JOHNNY

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1963. Thanks to Donna Towell. Vancouver B.C., Canada!!

Northwest regional release
Issued nationally as Dot #45 - 16169

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FORMAT:disc
SIZE: 7"
SPEED: 45 rpm
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Vocal / Instr.

[HEAR IT] "Midnight"
See Dot #45 - 16169

"Polly Ann" album reissues:
1.) 1965-01-16. Side One Track #5 on compilation lp Bolo Bash.....Volume Number 1 (Seafair-Bolo Records BLP 8002)

A-SIDE MATRIX: SEAFAIR 101 - A
A-SIDE COMPOSER: W. Osborne
A-SIDE PUBLISHER: Bolmin Publ. Co. (BMI)

B-SIDE MATRIX: SEAFAIR  101 - B
B-SIDE COMPOSER: Osborne
B-SIDE PUBLISHER: Bolmin Publ. Co. (BMI)

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National release of Seafair #101

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FORMAT: disc
SIZE: 7"
SPEED: 45 rpm
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[HEAR IT HERE] "Midnight......."
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLwoQMv0PWk

 

Album Reissues:
1.) 1965-01-16. "Polly Ann" reissued as Side One Track #5 on compilation lp Bolo Bash......Volume Number 1 (Seafair-Bolo Records BLP 8002)

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A-SIDE COMPOSER: Osborne
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B-SIDE COMPOSER: Osborne
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FORMAT: disc
SIZE: 7"
SPEED: 45 rpm
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Known Label Designs:
1.) A - B promo disc. White label background. Black feather logo. White Dore. All other numerals and lettering black.

2.) A - B retail disc. Light blue label background. Black feather logo. Light blue Dore. All other numerals and lettering black.

A-SIDE MATRIX:
1.) LJB 149 (etched wax); 45 - LJB - 149 (label)
2.) LJB 149 (etched wax); 45 - LJB - 149 (label)
A-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1.) ^45557 (Nov./Dec., 1962)
2.) ^45557 (Nov./Dec., 1962)
A-SIDE COMPOSER: W.R. Osborne
A-SIDE PUBLISHER: Hillary Music Inc. (BMI)

B-SIDE MATRIX:
1.) LJB 150 (etched wax); 45 - LJB - 150 (label)
2.) LJB  150 (etched wax); 45 - LJB - 150 (label)
B-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1.) ^45557 - X (Nov./Dec., 1962)
2.) ^45557 - X  (Nov./Dec., 1962)
B-SIDE COMPOSER: W.R. Osborne
B-SIDE PUBLISHER: Hillary Music Inc. (BMI)

MISC NOTES:

At least some discs issued in black background, non-photo "picture" sleeve with gold Tanganyika  and Billy Saint  in upper left of front and  following notation in lower right of front: SUNG IN ACTUAL AFRICAN BANTU WITH TRANSLATION IN ENGLISH

Back of sleeve featured black background with gold lettering upper left: Who Walks In The Garden Billy Saint*

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FORMAT: vinyl disc
SIZE: 7"
SPEED: 45 rpm
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Both selections: Featuring Bill Osborne Combo

[HEAR IT HERE] "Tanganyika"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=267nm0Nhb_A

A-SIDE MATRIX:
A-SIDE STAMPER CODE: 106 A
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B-SIDE STAMPER CODE: 106 B
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National release of Jerden #716

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FORMAT:disc
SIZE:7"
SPEED:45 rpm
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Known Label Designs:
2R.) A - B retail disc. Gold label background. Orange A & M in white box w/black RECRORDS and trumpet image beneath to left center of spindle hole. Black numerals and lettering.

A-SIDE MATRIX:
2R.) 45 A&M - 1037 - RE1 (etched wax); 1037 (label)
A-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
2R.) ^49684 (September, 1963)
A-SIDE COMPOSER: William Osborne
A-SIDE PUBLISHER: Burdette Music Co. (BMI)

B-SIDE MATRIX:
2R.) 45 - A + M - 1038 (etched wax); 1038 (label)
B-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
2R.) ^49684 (September, 1963)
B-SIDE COMPOSER: William Osborne
B-SIDE PUBLISHER: Burdette Music Co., (BMI)

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"Now She's Gone" / "Oh Jennie" released nationally on A & M records. (#720)

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FORMAT:disc
SIZE:7"
SPEED: 45 rpm
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Known Label Designs:
1RA.) A - B retail disc. Light blue label background. Pinkish logo accents. Pinkish numerals and lettering except light blue jerden.

A-SIDE MATRIX:
1RA.) 45 JD - 38 - RE - 1 ( etched wax); JD - 38 (label)
A-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1RA.) ^49206 (ca. August, 1963)
A-SIDE COMPOSER: William Osborne
A-SIDE PUBLISHER: Burdette Music Co. (BMI)

B-SIDE MATRIX:
1RA.) 45 JD - 39 - RE - 1 (etched wax); JD - 39 (label)
B-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1RA.) ^49206 - X (ca. August, 1963)
B-SIDE COMPOSER:William Osborne
B-SIDE PUBLISHER: Burdette Music Co. (BMI)

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FORMAT: disc
SIZE:7"
SPEED:45 rpm
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Known Label Designs:
1RA.) A - B retail disc. Light blue label background. Pinkish logo accents. Pinkish numerals and lettering except light blue jerden.

A-SIDE MATRIX:
1RA.)45 - JD - 55 (etched wax); 45 - JD - 55 (label)
A-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1RA.) ^51180 (ca. January, 1964)
A-SIDE COMPOSER :William Osborne
A-SIDE PUBLISHER: Burdette Music Co. (BMI)

B-SIDE MATRIX:
1RA.) 45 - JD 56 (etched wax); 45 - JD - 56 (label)
B-SIDE STAMPER CODE:
1RA.) ^51180 - X (ca. January, 1965)
B-SIDE COMPOSER: William Osborne
B-SIDE PUBLISHER: Burdette Music Co. (BMI)

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