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Artist: Life Line Music Style: Record Label: Recording years:  
Alis Lesley 20/04/38 - ? Rock n Roll Era    
Al Ferrier   Rock n Roll Excello    
Annie Laurie   Rhythm & Blues King / Okeh sub of Columbia    
Arthur Crudup 24/08/05 - 28/03 74 Rhythm & Blues Excello    
Amos Milburn 01/04/27 - 03/01/80 Rhythm & Blues Aladdin    
Benny Joy   Rockabilly Ace    
Big Al Downing 09/01/40 - 05/07/05 Rock n Roll Carlton    
Billy Bland 05/04/32 - Rock n Roll Old Town    
Bill Doggett 16/02/16 - 13/11/96 Rhythm & Blues King    
Bill Haley & The Comets 06/07/25 - 09/02/81 Rock n Roll Decca sub of British Decca    
Big Bopper 24/10/30 - 03/02/59 Rock n Roll Mercury    
Big Jay Mcneely 29/04/27 - Rhythm & Blues Savoy / King / Vee Jay / Aladdin    
Big Joe Turner 18/05/11 - 24/11/85 Rhythm & Blues Atlantic    
Big Maybelle 01/05/24 - 23/01/72 Rhythm & Blues Savoy / Okeh sub of Columbia    
Billy Lee Riley 05/10/33 - 02/08/09 Rock n Roll Sun    
Bo Diddley 30/12/28 - 02/06/08 Rock n Roll Checker sub of Chess    
Bobby Bland 27/01/30 - Rhythm & Blues Drake    
Bobby Darin 14/05/36 - 20/12/73 Rock n Roll Atlantic    
Bobby Freeman 13/06/40 - Rock n Roll Jubilee    
Bob Luman 15/04/37 - 27/12/78 Rockabilly Capital    
Bobby Charles 21/02/38 - 28/04/07 Rock n Roll Chess    
Bobby Marchan 30/04/30 - 05/12/99 Rock n Roll Ace sub of Duke/Peacock    
Bonnie Davis 10/06/20 -08/76 Rhythm & Blues Savoy    
Bonnie Lou 27/10/24 - Rock n Roll King    
Boyd Bennett & the Rockets 07/12/24 - 02/06/02 Rock n Roll King    
Brenda Lee 11/12/44 - Rock n Roll Decca / Brunswick    
Buddy Holly 07/14/36 - 03/02/59 Rockabilly Coral    
Buddy Johnson 10/01/15 - 09/02/77 Rhythm & Blues Decca    
Buddy Knox 20/07/33 - 14/02/99 Rock n Roll Roulette    
Bullmoose Jackson 22/04/19 - 31/07/89 Rhythm & Blues King    
Carl Perins 09/04/32 - 19/01/98 Rockabilly Sun    
Chales Brown   Rhythm & Blues Aladdin    
Charlie Rich 14/12/32 - 24/07/95 Rockabilly Sun    
Clyde McPhatter 15/11/32 - 13/06/72 Rhythm & Blues Atlantic    
Charlie Feathers 12/06/32 - 29/08/98 Rock n Roll King / Metor    
Charlie Grace 14/05/36 - Rock n Roll Cadillac / 20th Century Records    
Chris Powell   Rhythm & Blues Okeh sub of Columbia / Groove sub of RCA    
Chuck Berry 18/10/26 - Rock n Roll Chess    
Chuck Willis 31/01/28 - 10/04/58 Rhythm & Blues CAT sub of Atlantic / Okeh sub of Columbia    
Clarence "Frogman" Henry 19/03/37 - Rock n Roll Argo sub of Chess    
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown 18/04/24 - 10/09/05 Rhythm & Blues Duke/Peacock    
Connie Francis 12/12/38 - Rock n Roll MGM    
Conway Twitty 01/09/33 - 05/06/93 Rock n Roll Mercury    
Dale Hawkins 30/08/38 - Rock n Roll Checker sub of Chess    
Danny & the Juniors 1955 - 1964 Rock n Roll Ace - Paramount    
Dee Clark 07/11/38 - 07/12/90 Rock n Roll Vee Jay    
Dirk Busch   Rock n Roll Era    
Dion & the Belmonts 1957 - Doo Wop Laurie    
Don Deal   Rock n Roll Era    
Don & Dewey 1954 - Rock n Roll Specialty    
Don Gibson 03/04/28 - 17/11/03 Rock n Roll RCA    
Dorsey Burnette 28/12/32 - 19/18/79 Rock n Roll Era    
Du Droppers 1952 - 1955 Rock n Roll Groove sub of RCA    
Earl Brown 26/12/26 - 02/07/02 Rhythm & Blues King    
Earl Forrest   Rhythm & Blues Drake    
Earl King 07/02/34 - 17/04/03 Rhythm & Blues Ace    
Eddie Bond 01/07/33 - Rock n Roll Mercury    
Eddie Boyd 25/11/14 - 13/07/94 Rhythm & Blues Chess    
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson 18/12/17 - 02/07/88 Rhythm & Blues King    
Eddie Cochran 03/10/38 - 17/04/60 Rock n Roll Liberty    
Elmore James 27/01/18 - 24/05/63 Rhythm & Blues Flair sub of Modern / Metor    
Elvis 08/01/35 - 16/08/77 Rock n Roll Sun / RCA    
Ernie Freeman 16/08/22 - 16/05/81 Rhythm & Blues Imperial    
Esquerita 20/11/35 - 23/10/86 Rock n Roll Capitol (EMI)    
Etta James 25/01/38 - Rock n Roll Modern    
Everly Brothers 1954 -1973 Rock n Roll Cadence    
Fats Domino 26/02/28 - Rhythm & Blues Imperial    
Faye Adams 1925 Rhythm & Blues Herald / Ember    
Featuring Big Moe   Rock n Roll King    
Freddy Bell & the Bell Boys   Rock n Roll Mercury    
Floyd Cramer 27/10/33 - 31/12/97 Rock n Roll RCA    
Floyd Dixon 08/02/29 - 26/07/06 Rhythm & Blues Aladdin / Modern    
Frankie Ford 04/08/39 - Rock n Roll Ace sub of Duke/Peacock    
Frankie Lee Sims 30/04/17 - 10/05/70 Rhythm & Blues Specialty / Ace    
Frankie Lymon 30/09/42 - 28/02/68 Doo Wop Dot / Gee / Roulette Records    
Fiestas 1958 - 1975 Doo Wop Old Town    
Gale Storm 05/04/22 - 27/06/09 Rock n Roll DOT    
Gene Allison 29/08/34 - 28/02/04 Rhythm & Blues Vee Jay    
Gene Ammons 14/04/25 - 06/08/74 Rhythm & Blues Chess    
Gene Summers   Rockabilly Jan Records    
Gene Vincent 11/02/35 - 12/10/71 Rock n Roll Capitol (EMI)    
Glen Glenn 24/10/34 - Rock n Roll Era    
Guitar Slim 10/12/26 - 07/02/59 Rhythm & Blues Specialty    
G.L.Crockett 1929 - 1967 Rockabilly Chief    
Hank Ballard 18/11/27 - 02/03/03 Rock n Roll King    
Howlin Wolf 10/06/10 - 10/01/76 Rhythm & Blues Chess    
Huey Smith & the Clowns 26/01/34 Rock n Roll Ace sub of Duke/Peacock    
Illinois Jacquet 31/10/22 - 23/07/04 Rhythm & Blues Mercury    
Janis Martin 23/05/40 - 03/09/07 Rockabilly Sun    
Jackie Brenston 15/08/30 - 15/12/79 Rhythm & Blues Sun    
Jack Earls 23/08/32 - Rockabilly Sun    
Jackie Lee Cochran 05/02/34 - 15/03/98 Rockabilly Sims    
Jack Scot 24/01/36 - Rockabilly Carlton / Top Rank    
Jackie Wilson 09/06/34 - 21/01/84 Rhythm & Blues Brunswick sub of Decca    
Jerry Butler & The Impressions 08/12/39 - Doo Wop Vee Jay    
Jerry Byrne   Rock n Roll Specialty    
Jim Lowe 07/05/27 - Rock n Roll DOT    
Jimmy Beasley 30/09/29 - Rock n Roll Modern    
Jimmy Brown 18/12/26 - 24/12/06 Rock n Roll Roulette    
Jimmy Clanton 02/09/40 - Rock n Roll Ace sub of Duke/Peacock    
Jimmy McCracklin 13/08/21 - Rhythm & Blues Specialty / Imperial / Duke / Peacock    
Jimmy Moore's Three Blazers   Rhythm & Blues Modern    
Jimmy Nelson 07/04/19 - 29/07/07 Rhythm & Blues RPM sub of Modern    
Jimmy Reed 06/14/25 - 29/08/76 Rhythm & Blues Vee Jay    
Jimmy Rodgers   Rhythm & Blues King / Chess    
Jimmy Witherspoon 08/08/20 - 18/09/97 Rhythm & Blues Modern    
Joe Houston 11/07/26 - Rock n Roll Modern    
Joe Liggins 06/07/15 - 26/07/87 Rhythm & Blues Specialty    
Joe Morris (Orchestra) 1922 - 11/58 Rhythm & Blues Herald / Ember    
Joe Tex 08/08/33 - 13/08/82 Rock n Roll Ace sub of Duke/Peacock    
John Lee Hooker 22/08/17 - 21/06/01 Rhythm & Blues Chess / Vee Jay / Modern    
Johnny Ace 09/06/29 - 25/12/54 Rhythm & Blues Drake    
Johnny Burnette 25/03/34 - 14/08/64 Rockabilly Coral    
Johnny Carol   Rock n Roll Mercury    
Johnny Horton 30/04/25 - 05/11/60 Rockabilly Mercury    
Johnny "Guitar" Watson 03/02/35 - 17/05/96 Rhythm & Blues RPM sub of Modern    
Johnny & Joe   Rock n Roll Chess    
Johnny Otis 28/12/21 - Rhythm & Blues / Rock n Roll Savoy / Capitol (EMI)    
Johnny Tilotson 20/04/39 - Rock n roll Cadence Record    
Junior Parker 27/05/32 - 18/01/71 Rhythm & Blues Drake    
Junior Thompson 07/06/17 - 97 Rock n Roll King / Metor    
Ivory Joe hunter 10/10/14 - 08/11/74 Rhythm & Blues Atlantic    
Larry Willis   Rhythm & Blues Okeh sub of Columbia    
Larry Williams 10/06/35 - 07/01/80 Rock n Roll Specialty    
Lattie Moore   Rock n Roll King    
LaVern Baker 11/11/29 - 10/03/97 Rhythm & Blues Atlantic    
Lloyd Price 09/03/33 - Rhythm & Blues      
Lightnin' Hopkins 15/03/12 - 30/01/82 Rhythm & Blues Modern    
Lightin' Slim 13/03/13 - 24/07/74 Rhythm & Blues Excello    
Slim Harpo 11/01/24 - 31/01/70 Rhythm & Blues Ace    
Little Esther (Phillips) 23/12/35 - 07/08/84 Rhythm & Blues Savoy    
Little Milton 07/09/34 - 04/08/05 Rhythm & Blues Checker sub of Chess    
Little Richard 05/12/32 - Rock n Roll Specialty    
Little Walter 01/05/30 - 15/02/68 Rhythm & Blues Checker sub of Chess    
Little Willie Littlefield 16/09/31 - Rhythm & Blues King    
Lowell Fulson 31/03/21 - 06/03/99 Rhythm & Blues Checker sub of Chess    
Louis Jordon 08/07/08 - 04/02/75 Rhythm & Blues Decca    
Lloyd Glenn 21/11/09 - 23/05/85 Rhythm & Blues Aladdin    
Lloyd Price 09/03/33 - Rhythm & Blues / Rock n Roll Specialty / Ace - Paramount    
Lonesome Sundown 12/12/28 - 23/04/95 Rhythm & Blues Excello    
Lonnie Brooks 18/12/33 - Rhythm & Blues Excello / Excello    
Louis Lymon & The Teen Chords   Doo Wop Red Robin/Robin    
Lynn Hope 23/09/26 - Rhythm & Blues Aladdin    
Lucky Millinder 08/08/00 - 28/09/66 Rhythm & Blues King    
Lula Reed   Rhythm & Blues King    
Mac Curtis 16/01/39 - Rock n Roll King    
Marvin & Johnny 23/10/31 & 01/03/28 Doo Wop Modern    
Merrill E Moore 26/14/23 - Boogie Woogie / Rock n Roll Capital    
Moon Mullican 29/03/09 - 01/01/67 Rock n Roll King    
Muddy Water 04/04/15 - 30/04/83 Rhythm & Blues Chess    
Nappy Brown 01/10/29 - 20/09/08 Rhythm & Blues Savoy    
Nervous Norvus 1912 - 24/07/68 Rock n Roll DOT    
Norman Fox & The Rob Roys 1957 - Doo Wop Back Beat sub of Drake/Peacock    
Otis Williams & the Charms   Doo Wop King    
Pat Boone 01/06/34 - Rock n Roll DOT    
Paul Gayton   Rhythm & Blues Okeh sub of Columbia    
Paul Williams 19/09/40 - 14/09/02 Rhythm & Blues Savoy    
Pee Wee Crayton 18/12/14 - 25/06/85 Rhythm & Blues Modern    
Peppermint Harris 17/07/25 - 19/03/99 Rhythm & Blues Aladdin    
Percy Mayfield 12/08/20 - 11/08/84 Rhythm & Blues Specialty    
Ray Chales 23/09/30 - 10/06/04 Rhythm & Blues Atlantic    
Ray Smith 30/10/34 - 29/11/79 Rockabilly Vee Jay    
Red Foley 17/06/10 - 19/09/68 Western Swing Decca    
Red Prysock 02/02/26 - 19/07/93 Rhythm & Blues Mercury    
Ricky Nelson 08/05/40 - 31/12/85 Rock n Roll Imperial    
Ritchie Valens 13/04/41 - 03/02/59 Rock n Roll Del-Fi Records    
Robert & Johnny   Rock n Roll Old Town    
Ronnie Hawkins 10/01/35 - Rock n Roll Roulette    
Ronnie Self 05/07/38 - 28/08/81 Rock n Roll Columbia    
Roscoe Shelton 22/08/31 - 27/07/02 Rhythm & Blues Excello    
Roscoe Gordon   Rhythm & Blues Vee Jay / RPM sub of Modern / Drake    
Roy Brown 10/09/25 - 25/05/81 Rhythm & Blues King    
Roy Hawkin's   Rhythm & Blues Modern    
Roy Hall 08/12/83 - Rock n Roll Decca sub of British Decca    
Roy Milton 31/07/07 - 18/09/83 Rhythm & Blues Specialty    
Roy Orbison 23/04/36 - 06/12/88 Rockabilly / Rock n Roll Sun    
Richard Berry & The Pharaohs   Doo Wop Flair    
Rufus Thomas Jr   Rhythm & Blues Metor    
Rusty Bryant 25/11/29 - Rhythm & Blues DOT    
Ruth Brown 12/01/28 - 17/11/06 Rhythm & Blues Atlantic    
Ruth McFadden   Rhythm & Blues Old Town    
Screamin' Jay Hawkins 18/07/29 - 12/02/00 Rock n Roll Okeh sub of Columbia    
Stece Gibson & the Red Caps   Rhythm & Blues Mercury    
Shirley Gunter   Doo Wop Flair sub of Modern    
Shirley & Lee   Rock n Roll Aladdin    
Sid King   Rock n Roll Columbia    
Sil Austin 17/09/29 - 01/09/01 Rhythm & Blues Mercury    
Smiley Lewis 05/07/13 - 07/10/66 Rhythm & Blues Imperial    
Smokey Hogg 27/01/14 - 01/05/60 Rhythm & Blues Modern / Imperial    
Solitaires   Doo Wop Old Town    
Sonny Boy Williamson 05/12/99 - 25/05/65 Rhythm & Blues Checker sub of Chess    
Sonny Burgess 28/05/31 - Rockabilly Sun    
Sonny Fisher 13/11/31 - Rockabilly Starday    
Sonny Thompson   Rhythm & Blues King    
T-Bone Walker   Rhythm & Blues Imperial    
Tennassee Erine Ford 13/02/19 - 17/10/91 Rock n Roll Capital    
The Cadets 194? - 1958 Doo Wop Modern    
The Cadilacs 1953 - 1962 Doo Wop Jubilee    
The Cardinals 1946 - 1960 Doo Wop Atlantic    
The Champs 1957 - 1965 Rock n Roll Gold Star    
The Channels 1955 - Doo Wop Winley/Whirlin Disc    
The Chordettes 1946 - 1961 Rhythm & Blues Cadence    
The Clovers 1946 - 2006? Doo Wop Atlantic    
The Collegians   Doo Wop Winley/Whirlin Disc    
The Costers 1956 - 1972 Rock n Roll Atlantic    
The Counts 1953 - 2001 Rhythm & Blues DOT    
The Crescendos 1957 - 1959 Doo Wop NASCO sub of Excello    
The Crickets 1957 - Rock n Roll Coral    
The Crew Cuts 1952 - 1964 Doo Wop Mercury / RCA    
The Crowns   Doo Wop Rama    
The Crows 1951 - 1954 Doo wop Rama    
The Dell   Doo Wop Vee Jay    
The Dell Vikings 1955 - 1965 Rock n Roll DOT    
The Dominoes 1950 - 196? Doo Wop King    
The Drifters 1953 - 1990 Doo Wop Atlantic    
The El Dorados 1954 - 1958 Doo Wop Vee Jay    
The Flairs 1953 - 1962 Doo Wop Flair sub of Modern    
The Flamingos 1952 - 2005 Doo Wop Checker sub of Chess    
The Fidelitys 1956 - 2005 Doo Wop Baton    
The Five Keys 1949 - 1992 Doo Wop Aladdin / Capitol (EMI)    
The Five Royales 1952 - 1965 Rhythm & Blues / Doo Wop Apollo / King    
The Five Satins 1956 - 1961 Doo Wop Herald / Ember    
The Four Buddies   Doo Wop Savoy    
The Four Tunes 1944 - 199? Doo Wop Jubilee    
The Gladiolas 1957 -1958 Rhythm & Blues Excello    
The Griffen Bro Orchestra   Rhythm & Blues DOT    
The Harptones 1953 - Doo Wop Rama / Old Town    
The Hearts 1955 - 1963 Doo Wop Baton    
The Jacks 1955 - 1961 doo Wop RPM sub of Modern    
The Jesters   Doo Wop Winley/Whirlin Disc    
The Jive Bombers 1952 - Doo Wop Savoy    
The Jodimars 1955 - 1959 Rock n Roll Capitol    
The Johnny Burnette Trio   Rock n Roll Coral    
The Kodaks 1957 - 1958 Doo Wop Red Robin/Robin    
The Larks 1950 - 1955 Doo Wop Apollo    
The Magnificents 1956 -1956 Doo Wop Vee Jay    
The Marigolds   Rhythm & Blues Excello    
The Mello Kings 1956 - 1977 Doo Wop Herald / Ember    
The Midnighters 1954 - 1965 Doo Wop King    
The Moonglows 1951 - 1957 Doo Wop Chess    
The Moontones   Rock n Roll Chess    
The Nutmegs 1955 - 1956 Doo Wop Herald / Ember    
The Orioles 1948 - 1954 Doo Wop Jubilee    
The Paragons 1956 - Doo Wop Winley/Whirlin Disc    
The Platters 1953 - Doo Wop King    
The Revileers   Doo Wop Baton    
The Robins 1949 - 1955 Doo Wop Aladdin / Savoy    
The Rock-A-Teens   Rock n Roll Roulette    
The Royals 1950 - 1953 Doo Wop King    
The Royalteens 1957 - 1965 Rock n Roll Jubilee    
The Sallows 1946 - 1958 Rhythm & Blues King / After Hours    
The Scarlets 1954 - 1955 Doo Wop Red Robin/Robin    
The Silhouettes 1957 - Doo Wop Herald / Ember    
The Spaniels 1952 - 1974 Doo Wop Vee Jay    
The Spiders 1953 - 1957 Rhythm & Blues Imperial    
The Teen Queens 1956 - 1961 Doo Wop RPM sub of Modern    
The Treniers 194? - 2009+ Rhythm & Blues Okeh sub of Columbia    
The Tune Weavers   Rock n Roll Checker sub of Chess    
The Turbans 1955 - 1971 Doo Wop Herald / Ember    
The Willows 1955 - 1990 Doo Wop Melba    
The Valentines 1954 - 1958 Doo Wop Rama / Old Town    
The Ventures 1959 - Rock n Roll Liberty    
Thurston Harris 11/07/31 - 14/04/90 Rock n Roll Aladdin    
Tiny Bradshaw 23/09/05 - 26/11/58 Rhythm & Blues King    
Titus Turner 01/05/33 - 13/09/84 Rhythm & Blues Okeh sub of Columbia    
Todd Rhodes 31/08/00 - 04/06/65 Rhythm & Blues King    
Varetta Dillard 03/02/33 - 04/10/93 Rhythm & Blues Savoy / Groove sub of RCA    
Wanda Jackson 20/10/37 - Rock n Roll Decca    
Wayne McGuinness   Rock n Roll Metor    
Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton 11/12/26 - 25/07/84 Rhythm & Blues Duke/Peacock    
Willie Mabon 24/10/25 - 16/04/85 Rhythm & Blues Chess    
Wilbert Harrison 05/01/29 - 26/10/94 Rhythm & Blues Savoy    
Wynonie Harris 24/08/15 - 14/06/69 Rhythm & Blues Apollo / King    
Young Jessie 28/12/36 - Rock n Roll Modern