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Monday, 25 October 2010


Rather than go through the WHITE CHURCH catalogue release by release, not that I have many records on the label, I propose posting a selection of some of the more interesting issues (although not in numerical sequence) starting with the original version of "Gospel Boogie". I shall then post a numerical listing of the RED BARN / WHITE CHURCH releases that we have noted, corrections or additions would be most welcome.

Gospel Boogie (1084.A)
(No Composer Credit) (No Publisher Noted)
You Can’t Believe Everything You Hear (1084.B)
(No Composer Credit) (No Publisher Noted)


  1. Great Stuff! At 200,000 copies sold, this must be the best selling custom record of all time.

    I've been hunting around the web and finally getting an understanding of how the RB & WC labels worked, their origins and the reason for their demise. So you will see the results of that research very soon. Al's Ted West record was a major key.

    WC is a beautifully designed label and the later Red Barn releases reached just about the same standard.

    Note that there is actually no composer credit on this one, as with most, although Lee Roy [his correct name, mis-spelt on WC] although he did write the song. The name on the label is actually a part of the credit.

    Dave Sax.

  2. Thanks Dave, have ammended the entry accordingly.