Records by other artists featuring songs by Bobby Fuller

equalsexplosion

Equals Explosion
The Equals

President (UK) PTL 1015, 1967.

Side A:
1. “Giddy-Up-A Ding Dong”
2. “Another Sad & Lonely Night”
3. “I’ve Got To Have A Little”
4. “Granny Granny”
5. “Police On My Back”
6. “Give Love A Try”

Side B:
1. “You Got Too Many Boyfriends”
2. “Teardrops”
3. “Let Her Dance”
4. “Leaving You Is Hard To Do”
5. “You’d Better Tell Her”
6. “She Reminds Me Of Spring In The Winter”

A Tribute To The Bobby Fuller Four
Various Artists

CD, Blue Rose Recordings BRR-0001, 1993

1. “The Magic Touch” – Helltrain (London, England)
2. “Love’s Made A Fool Of You” – The Zamboni Drivers (Vancouver, B.C.)
3. “Wolfman” – The Surf Trio (Portland, OR)
4. “Let Her Dance” – The Yes Masters (Los Angeles, CA)
5. “Julie” – Rod Crosby & The Intruders (El Paso, TX)
6. “Only For You” – The Mystic Eyes (New York, NY)
7. “I Fought The Law” – The Whirlees (Salem, OR)
8. “It’s Love, Come What May” – Marble Orchard (Eugene, OR)
9. “You Kiss Me” – Dry Bones (Buffalo, NY)
10. “Phantom Dragster” – The Rink Rats (Vancouver, B.C.)
11. “Saturday Night” – The Electric Flies (Eugene, OR)
12. “New Shade Of Blue” – Lost Patrol (Windsor, Ontario)
13. “Wine, Wine, Wine” – The Wicked Ones (Portland, OR)
14. “Another Sad And Lonely Night” – Mukluk People (Vancouver, B.C.)
15. “Thunder Reef” – Henry Cooper (Seattle, WA)
16. “KRLA: King Of The Wheels” – The Black Dahlias (Eugene, OR)
17. “Broken Melody” – Bill Welsh (El Paso, TX)
18. “Never To Be Forgotten” – The Boscos (Goshen, IN)

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Our Favorite Texan: Bobby Fuller Four-Ever!
Various Artists

CD, #9 Records (Japan), 1999.

1. “Shakedown” – Young Fresh Fellows
2. “Rockhouse” – The Incredible Casuals
3. “Love’s Made A Fool of You” – Buzzed Meg
4. “Julie” – Michael Shelley
5. “Saturday Night” – Health and Happiness Show
6. “Take My Word” – Sleeping Giant
7. “Nancy Jean” – Richard Barone
8. “Another Sad And Lonely Night” – Kevin Johnson and the Linemen
9. “Fool of Love” – Charlie Chesterman
10. “Let Her Dance” – Bill Lloyd
11. “A New Shade of Blue” – Steve Almaas
12. “Baby My Heart” – Liquor Giants
13. “Pamela” – Fortune & Maltese and the Phabulous Pallbearers
14. “Thunder Reef” – Jackie and the Cedrics
15. “My True Love” – Marshall Crenshaw
16. “Don’t Ever Let Me Know” – John Moremen
17. “It’s Love, Come What May” – Jamie Hoover
18. “Only When I Dream” – Walter Clevenger & The Dairy Kings
19. “I Fought The Law” – The Brothers Figaro
20. “Never To Be Forgotten” – George Usher
21. “The Magic Touch” – Buzzed Meg

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Delphonic Sounds Today: Del-Fi Does Del-Fi
Various Artists

CD, Del-Fi Records, 1999.

1. “I Fought The Law” – Brian Jonestown Massacre
2. “Hippy Hippy Shake” – Liquor Giants
3. “Yo Yo’s Pad” – Man Or Astroman?
4. “The Slauson Shuffle” – Tiki Tones
5. “My Lovin’ Baby” -Single Bullet Theory
6. “Hitch Hiker” – Neil Mooney
7. “Come On, Let’s Go” – Russell Scott & His Red Hots
8. “Things Will Work Out Fine” – Cloud Eleven
9. “Full Moon (Tropical Blend)” – Wondermints
10. “An Afternoon Affair” – Mellow Cads with Verrill Keene
11. “Bullwinkle Pt. II” – Elliot Easton
12. “Lucy Baines” – The Jigsaw Seen
13. “The World’s Greatest Sinner” – Deke Dickerson
14. “The Magic Touch” – The Negro Problem
15. “All In The Run Of A Day” – Baby Lemonade
16. “Our Favorite Martian” – Davie Allan & The Arrows
17. “When I Did The Mashed Potatoes With You” – Wiskey Biscuit
18. “A New Shade Of Blue” – Nan Vernon
19. “Surf Rider” – Los Straitjackets
20. “Donna” – Elliot Kendall

Cover versions of “I Fought The Law”
Contrary to what many people believe, “I Fought The Law” was not written by Bobby Fuller, although he was the one who popularized the song. He recorded several versions of it, one of them becoming a top ten hit, and it remains his best known performance, along with “Love’s Made A Fool Of You”.

“I Fought The Law” was originally written by Sonny Curtis. He recorded it with The Crickets in 1959 (post Buddy Holly).

“I Fought The Law” has been performed live or on record by The Clash, Dead Kennedys, She Trinity, Viper, Bryan Adams, John Cougar Mellencamp, Bruce Springsteen, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty, Social Distortion, Stiff Little Fingers, Mike Ness, Hank Williams Jr, Waylon Jennings, Green Day, Ska-P, The Ramones, The Grateful Dead, Stray Cats, Mary’s Danish, Claude François, Mano Negra, The Big Dirty Band, Nonstop Body/Lolita No. 18, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Sex Pistols, Attaque 77, Die Toten Hosen, Status Quo, Nanci Griffith, Anti-Flag, Chumbawamba, Mute and many others. Since the song is not written by Bobby Fuller, further details are not included here.

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