Imperial (US rhythm & blues)

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Annotation

By 1970 the label became part of Liberty's merger with United Artists, but was phased out shortly thereafter with its artists being transferred to United Artists. EMI now owns the Imperial Records catalogue.

Annotation last modified on 2012-02-12 09:26 .

Releases

Release Artist Format Tracks Date Country Catalog# Barcode
Detroit City Blues / The Fat Man Fats Domino Vinyl 2 5058 [none]
Peace Breaking People / Rockin’ and Rollin’ Lil’ Son Jackson 10" Shellac 2 5113 [none]
Young Woman Blues / Travelin’ Alone Lil’ Son Jackson 10" Shellac 2 5192 [none]
Padlock on the Door / Backwater Blues Jimmie Widener 10" Shellac 2 8199 [none]
I Hear You Knocking / Bumpity Bump Smiley Lewis Vinyl 2 5356
Rock and Rollin' With Fats Domino Fats Domino 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9004 [none]
Rock-It / Behind The Sun The Rocking Brothers Vinyl 2 5333
Ain’t It a Shame / La-La Fats Domino 10" Shellac 2 5348
All by Myself / Troubles of My Own Fats Domino 10" Shellac 2 5357 [none]
Ain’t It a Shame / La-La Fats Domino 7" Vinyl 2 X5348
I'm in Love Again / My Blue Heaven Fats Domino 10" Vinyl 2 5386
One Night (of Sin) / Ain't Gonna Do It Smiley Lewis Vinyl 2 5380
Jazz - U.S.A. Sonny Criss 12" Vinyl 12 Imperial LP 9006
Rock and Rollin' Fats Domino 12" Vinyl 12 LP 9009 [none]
Go Man! Sonny Criss 12" Vinyl 12 LP 9020
This Is Fats Domino! Fats Domino 12" Vinyl 12 LP 9028
I Know I Was Wrong / My Dream, My Love The Barons Vinyl 2 X5359
When My Dreamboat Comes Home Fats Domino 7" Vinyl 2 X5396 [none]
Blueberry Hill Fats Domino 7" Vinyl 2 X5407 [none]
Blue Monday Fats Domino 7" Vinyl 2 X5417 [none]
This Is Fats Fats Domino 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9040
Stood Up / Waitin' in School Ricky Nelson 7" Vinyl 2 X5483
Here Stands Fats Domino Fats Domino 12" Vinyl 12 LP 9038 [none]
Ricky Ricky Nelson 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9048 [none]
I'm Walkin' / I'm in the Mood for Love Fats Domino 7" Vinyl 2 X5428 [none]
Hip Hip Baby / Make With the Lovin' Dennis Herrold 7" Vinyl 2 X5482 [none]
I Got A Feeling / Lonesome Town Ricky Nelson 7" Vinyl 2 X5545 [none]
Whole Lotta Loving / Coquette Fats Domino Vinyl 2 5553
Ricky Nelson Ricky Nelson 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9050 [none]
The Fabulous Mr. D Fats Domino 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9055 [none]
Poor Little Fool Ricky Nelson 7" Vinyl 2 X5528 [none]
This Is Fats Fats Domino 12" Vinyl 12
Let's Play Fats Domino Fats Domino 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9065 [none]
Songs by Ricky Ricky Nelson 12" Vinyl 12 LP 9082
Be My Guest / I've Been Around Fats Domino Vinyl 2 5629
Sing! (stereo) The Teddy Bears Vinyl 12 LP 12010 [none]
Let's Go Loco Joe Loco Vinyl 12 LP-12014
Fats Domino Swings Fats Domino 12" Vinyl 12 LP 12091 [none]
Ricky Sings Again Ricky Nelson 12" Vinyl 12 LP 9061 [none]
Sing! (mono) The Teddy Bears Vinyl 12 LP-9067 [none]
Count Down! Jimmie Haskell And His Orchestra 12" Vinyl 13 LP 9068, LP-9068
It's Late / Never Be Anyone Else but You Ricky Nelson 7" Vinyl 2 X5565 [none]
I'm Ready / Margie Fats Domino 7" Vinyl 2 X5585 [none]
I Want to Walk You Home / I'm Gonna Be a Wheel Some Day Fats Domino 7" Vinyl 2 X5606 [none]
Walking to New Orleans Fats Domino 7" Vinyl 2 5675 [none]
My Girl Josephine / Natural Born Lover Fats Domino Vinyl 2 5704
If You Need Me / Country Boy Fats Domino Vinyl 2 5645
Teen Beat Sandy Nelson 12" Vinyl 12 LP 12044
A Lot of Dominos! Fats Domino Vinyl 12 LP-12066
The Swinging 59 Henri René & His Orchestra Vinyl 12 LP-9096
A Lot of Dominos! Fats Domino 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9127 [none]
Come On Earl King 7" Vinyl 2 X5713 [none]
What a Price / Ain't That Just Like a Woman Fats Domino Vinyl 2 5723
Rick Is 21 Ricky Nelson 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9152
Let the Four Winds Blow Fats Domino 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9153 [none]
A Wonder Like You / Everlovin' Ricky Nelson 7" Vinyl 2 X5770
Jambalaya (On the Bayou) / I Hear You Knocking Fats Domino Vinyl 2 5796
Hello Mary Lou / Travelin' Man Ricky Nelson 7" Vinyl 2 5741, X5741 [none]
Teach Me Tiger! April Stevens 10" Vinyl 8 IMP 4004 [none]
Teach Me Tiger! April Stevens 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9118
Rockin’ an’ Rollin’ Lil’ Son Jackson 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9142 [none]
Flippin' Flip Wilson 12" Vinyl 10 LP-9155
Young World / Summertime Ricky Nelson 7" Vinyl 2 X5805
Teen Age Idol / I've Got My Eyes on You (And I Like What I See) Ricky Nelson 7" Vinyl 2 5864
Miss America / Now I've Got You Dante & His Friends Vinyl 2 5827
Drums Are My Beat! Sandy Nelson 12" Vinyl 10 LP-12083
Good Night Bill McGuffie 12" Vinyl 12 LP9047 [none]
Twistin' the Stomp Fats Domino 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9170 [none]
Drummin' Up a Storm' Sandy Nelson Vinyl 16 LP9189
Compelling Percussion Sandy Nelson 12" Vinyl 7 LP-9204
Trick Bag / Always a First Time Earl King 7" Vinyl 2 X5811 [none]
It's Up to You Ricky Nelson 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9223
Hippy Hippy Shake The Swinging Blue Jeans 7" Vinyl 2 66021
Jazz Frontier Lou Blackburn 12" Vinyl 10 LP 9228
Two Note Samba Lou Blackburn 12" Vinyl 8 LP 9242
Here I Go Again The Hollies 12" Vinyl 12 LP-12265 [none]
I Got Loaded / Sick and Tired Peppermint Harris / Chris Kenner 7" Vinyl 2 022 [none]
Wish Someone Would Care / Break-A-Way Irma Thomas 7" Vinyl 2 66013
Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand) / Time Is on My Side Irma Thomas Vinyl 2 66041
Mar Gaya / You Better Tell Me Now The Fender IV 7" Vinyl 2 66061 [none]
Hippy Hippy Shake The Swinging Blue Jeans 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9261 [none]
At the Whisky à Go Go Johnny Rivers 12" Vinyl 10 LP-9264
Wish Someone Would Care Irma Thomas 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9266
Little Children Billy J. Kramer and The Dakotas 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9267
Little Children Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9267
I'll Keep You Satisfied Billy J. Kramer and The Dakotas 12" Vinyl 12 LP 9273, LP-9273
Here We à Go Go Again! Johnny Rivers 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9274
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me Mel Carter 7" Vinyl 2 66113
Hear! Here! The Hollies 12" Vinyl 12 LP-12299
Trains and Boats and Planes / I'll Be on My Way Billy J. Kramer Vinyl 2 66115
Soul-On / 1-2-3 Leon Haywood Vinyl 2 66149
Drums a Go-Go Sandy Nelson 12" Vinyl 12 IRL-32,655
In Action! Johnny Rivers 12" Vinyl 12 LP-12280
This Is Jackie DeShannon Jackie DeShannon Vinyl 12 LP-12286
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me Mel Carter 12" Vinyl 12 LP-12289 [none]
Comin' Through The O’Jays 12" Vinyl 12 LP-12290 [none]
(All of a Sudden) My Heart Sings Mel Carter 12" Vinyl 12 LP-12300
This Is Jackie DeShannon Jackie DeShannon 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9286
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me (mono) Mel Carter 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9289 [none]
Johnny Rivers Rocks the Folk Johnny Rivers 12" Vinyl 12 LP-9293