Bunker Hill

Real name: David Walker
Born: May 5, 1931, Tallahassee, Florida
Died: March 12, 1986, Houston, Texas

 


SINGLES

FABLE # – JOE LIGON WITH THE SENSATIONAL WONDERS (feat. David Walker on bckgr.vcls)
Somebody Touched Me / Walk Around My Lord (1958 US)

FABLE F-676-45 – WHALEN J. JONES (poss. with The Sensational Wonders feat. David Walker on bckgr.vcls)
Rock’n’Roll Dice / Rock Honey Rock (1959 US)

FABLE F-678-45 – CAROLYN WAITS WITH THE SENSATIONAL WONDERS, MUSIC BY SANDY STANTON (a) / CAROLYN WAITS, MUSIC BY SANDY STANTON’S PANICS (b) (probably feat. David Walker on bckgr.vcls on a-side)
Silly Symphony Band / Don’t Teep Me Tanding (1959 US)

FABLE F-679-45 – WAILIN’ J. JONES WITH THE SENSATIONAL WONDERS (poss. feat. David Walker on bckgr.vcls)
Rockin’ Rollin’ Baby Moon / Forlorn Heart (1959 US)

ELKO # – THE SENSATIONAL CLOUDS OF JOY (lead vocals by Joe Ligon, poss. feat. David Walker on bckgr.vcls)
Build Me A Cabin In Glory / That’s What He Is To Me (1959 US)

PEACOCK 1823 – MIGHTY MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY (feat. David Walker:ld.vcls on a-side)
Jesus Lead Us Safely / Ain’t Got Long Here (1961 US)

PEACOCK 1839/PEACOCK 5-1839 – THE MIGHTY MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY (feat. David Walker:2nd ld.vcls on a-side)
My Religion / I’ll Be Alright (10/1961 US)

RUMBLE 1347 – “THE KID” (feat. Bobby Howard:vcl, Johnny Snead:gtr, Shorty Horton:bs, Doug Wray:dms + poss. The Mighty Clouds of Joy:bckgr.vcls on a-side)
Sleep Tight / True Love (Is Hard To Find) (1961 US)

MALA 451 – BUNKER HILL
Hide And Go Seek, Part I / Hide And Go Seek, Part II (6/1962 US)
(Note: a-side Billboard/pop #33 & Billboard/r’n’b #27)

BARRY B-3126 – BUNKER HILL
Hide And Go Seek (Part 1) / Hide And Go Seek (Part 2) (1962 CAN)

STATESIDE 45SS-135 (white label “A” promo) – BUNKER HILL
Hide & Go Seek – Part I / Hide & Go Seek – Part II (11/1962 UK)

STATESIDE 45SS-135 – BUNKER HILL
Hide & Go Seek – Part I / Hide & Go Seek – Part II (11/1962 UK)

STATESIDE KSS 1001 (p/s) – BUNKER HILL
Hide & Go Seek – Pt. 1 / Hide & Go Seek – Pt. 2 (1962 SWE)

MALA 457 – BUNKER HILL
Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf / Nobody Knows (11/1962 US)

MALA 458 (officially unissued!) – LINK WRAY & HIS RAYMEN (feat. Bunker Hill on background vocals on b-side)
There’s A Hole In The Middle Of The Moon / Dancing Party (1963 US)

MALA 464 – BUNKER HILL
The Girl Can’t Dance / You Can’t Make Me Doubt My Baby (9/1963 US)
(Note: original version pressed on styrene; also available as an identical 1980’s repro edition)

PEACOCK 1896 – THE MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY (feat. David Walker:ld.vcls on b-side)
Nearer To Thee / You’ll Never Know (1963 US)

INTERMISSION 45-584 (reissue) – BUNKER HILL
Hide & Go Seek Parts 1 & 2 / (reverse by Harvey & The Moonglows: Ten Commandments Of Love) (19?? US)

NORTON TEST RECORD NO. 46 (reissue, white label test pressing) – LINK WRAY & BUNKER HILL
Friday Night Dance Party / The Girl Can’t Dance (1996 US)

NORTON 45-046 (reissue, p/s) – LINK WRAY & BUNKER HILL
Friday Night Dance Party / The Girl Can’t Dance (1996 US)

NORTON 45-134 (reissue, p/s) – BUNKER HILL
Hide And Go Seek – Part 1 / Hide And Go Seek – Part 2 (2006 US)

JUKEBOX JAM/WYLD JBJ 1006 (reissue) – BUNKER HILL
You Can’t Make Me Doubt My Baby / Little Red Riding Hood (2010 UK)

CLINCK ODREP-45020 (reissue, p/s) – BUNKER HILL
The Girl Can’t Dance / Hide & Go Seek, Part 1 (2019 JPN)

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COMPILATIONS

PEACOCK PLP-114 [LP] – THE MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY: FAMILY CIRCLE (10/1963 US)
You’ll Never Know (featuring lead vocals by David Walker a.k.a. Bunker Hill; also written by David Walker)

MERCURY MGH 25003 [LP] – V/A: ORIGINAL GOLDEN HITS OF THE GREAT BLUES SINGERS, VOL. III (1964 US)
Hide And Go Seek, Part I

POST 666 [LP] – V/A: HY LIT PRESENTS 22 ORIGINAL HITS FROM THE ORIGINAL ARTISTS – THE SECOND ALBUM (1968? US)
Hide And Go Seek, Part I

COLLECTOR LP 1017 [LP, unofficial release] – V/A: ROCK AND ROLL AGAIN (1973 HOL)
The Girl Can’t Dance

WENDI LP 000015 [LP, unofficial release] – V/A: WHIP SOME ROCK’N ROLL ON ME BABY – FROM THE CHURCH TO THE STUDIO (1981 AUS)
Hide And Go Seek, Parts I & II / Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf / The Girl Can’t Dance

HONK IT 68-IOU-1 [LP, unofficial release] – V/A: LOOKEY-DOOKEY! (198?)
The Girl Can’t Dance
– lp reissues: Honk It HONK IT 68IOU1, 2000 / Crypt CR-LD6810V1, 200? GER –

CRYPT 004 [LP, unofficial release] – V/A: BACK FROM THE GRAVE, VOLUME FOUR (1984 US)
The Girl Can’t Dance
– lp reissues: Crypt CR-004/LP-004, 1986 GER / Crypt CRYPT-004, 2013 GER –

ROCKIN’ OUT 101 [LP, unofficial release] – V/A: ROCKIN’ OUT THE RHYTHM N’BLUES (1986 UK)
Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf

INFERNO LP 1001 [LP, unofficial release] – V/A: INFERNO PARTY (1988 BEL)
Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf

PELVIS #1 [LP, unofficial release] – V/A: BIG BEAUTIFUL GUITARS! (1988)
Whalen J. Jones (poss. with The Sensational Wonders feat. David Walker): Rock’n’Roll Dice

NORTON ED 212 [LP] – LINK WRAY: MISSING LINKS VOL. 3 – SOME KINDA NUT (1990 US)
Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf / The Girl Can’t Dance
– cd reissue: Norton CED 212, 1997 US –

VLADIMIR TWIST VTR 6902 [LP, unofficial release] – V/A: LIKE NOTHING YOUR EARS HAVE EVER HEARD, VOL. 2 (1995)
The Girl Can’t Dance

OFFICIAL OFF CD 5005 [CD, unofficial release] – V/A: MORE WILD & FRANTIC – BLACK SHOUTERS (1995 DEN)
The Girl Can’t Dance

SABAM/INFERNO CD INF 1001 [CD, unofficial release] – V/A: INFERNO PARTY (1996 BEL)
Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf

NORTON ED/CED 253 [LP/CD] – LINK WRAY: MISSING LINKS VOL. 4 – STREETS OF CHICAGO (1997 US)
Friday Night Dance Party, Pt. 1 / Friday Night Dance Party, Pt. 2 (Link Wray on lead vocals, Bunker Hill on background)

ACE CDCHD 650 [CD] – V/A: GOLDEN AGE OF AMERICAN ROCK’N’ROLL, VOL. 6 (1997 UK)
Hide And Go Seek, Part I

FLAT-TOP FTB-CD 01 [CD, unofficial release] – V/A: SHAKE ‘EM ON DOWN (1999 UK)
Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf

CRYPT CR-CD-TTRB 5463/EFA CD 11529-27 [CD, unofficial release] – V/A: TALKING TRASH! – LOOKEY DOOKEY (1999 GER)
The Girl Can’t Dance

MISSISSIPPI MRC-002 [CS, unofficial release] – V/A: HOUSE OF BROKEN HEARTS, PART TWO (19?? US)
Hide And Go Seek, Part I

SAVAGE KICK SK-501 [LP]/SKCD-501 [CD, unofficial release] – V/A: BLACK ROCK’N’ROLL VOLUME ONE (199? UK)
Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf

MR. MAESTRO 300 [CD, unofficial release] – V/A: WILD AND FRANTIC (199?)
The Girl Can’t Dance / Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf

MR. MAESTRO CD 1001 [CD, unofficial release] – V/A: DO YOU REMEMBER – 30 ORIGINAL GOLDEN OLDIES (199?)
Hide And Go Seek, Part I

EAST-COAST MUSIC ECMCD 333 [CD, unofficial release] – V/A: EAST COAST TEEN PARTY, VOL. 1 (200?)
Hide And Go Seek, Parts I & II

MADEMOISELLE MNSR-LP/CD 4001 [LP/CD] – V/A: BIG DEAL! (2001)
The Girl Can’t Dance

PAST PERFECT 220256-325 [15-CD] – V/A: RHYTHM & BLUES GOES ROCK & ROLL, VOL. 2 (2002 GER)
Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf / The Girl Can’t Dance

MCA 112865 [CD] – THE MIGHTY CLOUDS OF JOY: 20TH CENTURY MASTERS – THE MILLENIUM COLLECTION – THE BEST OF… (2002 US)
You’ll Never Know (featuring lead vocals by David Walker)

MOJO CD 6/2003 [CD] – V/A: INSTANT GARAGE – MOJO MUSIC GUIDE, VOL. 1 (2003 UK)
The Girl Can’t Dance
(Note: uncommercial cd given away free with Mojo Magazine June 2003)

VIPER CD018 [CD] – V/A: THE ULTIMATE 50’S AND 60’S ROCKIN’ HORROR DISC (2003 UK)
Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf

FLAT-TOP FTB 070 [CD, unofficial release] – V/A: SHAKE ‘EM ON DOWN, VOL. 3 (2003 UK)
You Can’t Make Me Doubt My Baby

FLAT TOP FTB 1932 [CD, unofficial release] – V/A: SHAKE ‘EM ON DOWN, VOL. 4 (200? UK)
Hide And Go Seek, Parts I & II

CHEESECAKE CHCD 121 [CD, unofficial release] – V/A: BOPPIN’ BLUES ‘N RHYTHM (200?)
You Can’t Make Me Doubt My Baby

PEWBURNER 862 [CDR, unofficial release] – V/A: GREAT GOSPEL RARITIES AND PERFORMANCES (200? US)
The Sensational Wonders (feat. David Walker): Somebody Touched Me / Walk Around My Lord

SONY-BMG 88697106822 [CD] – V/A: THE NORTHERN SOUL STORY, VOL. 1 – THE TWISTED WHEEL (2007 EU)
Hide And Go Seek, Part I
– 2-lp reissue: Music on Vinyl MOVLP 153, 2010 HOL –

ACE CDCHD 1211 [CD] – V/A: HOLY MACKEREL – PRETENDERS TO LITTLE RICHARD’S THRONE (2009 UK)
The Girl Can’t Dance

TRG PRODUCTIONS/FABLE CD-FAB500 [CD, unofficial release] – V/A: THE BEST OF FABLE RECORDS (200? HOL)
Whalen J. Jones (poss. with The Sensational Wonders feat. David Walker): Rock’n’Roll Dice

JAZZMAN JMANLP.045 [2-LP]/JMANCD.045 [CD] – V/A: JUKEBOX JAM – BLUES AND RHYTHM REVUE (2011 UK)
You Can’t Make Me Doubt My Baby

CITY OF ANGELS CD 101 [2-CDR] – V/A: WINGS OVER THE CITY OF ANGELS – A LOS ANGELES GOSPEL COLLECTION (2012 UK)
(Mighty) Sensational Clouds Of Joy with Joe Ligon (poss. feat. David Walker): Build Me A Cabin In Glory / The Sensational Wonders (feat. David Walker): Somebody Touched Me

TIGER 250 [10″ LP, unofficial release] – V/A: BOPPIN’ THE BLUES (200? UK)
You Can’t Make Me Doubt My Baby

FANTASTIC VOYAGE FVTD156 [3-CD] – V/A: BOOGIE CHILLEN – EARLY MODS’ FIRST-CHOICE VINYL (2013 UK)
Hide And Go Seek, Part I

ONE DAY MUSIC DAY2CD184 [2-CD] – V/A: TWIST AND SHOUT – THE STATESIDE STORY (2013 UK)
Hide And Go Seek, Part I

GREAT VOICES OF THE CENTURY GVC 2037 [2-CD] – LINK WRAY & THE RAYMEN: RUMBLES, RAW-HIDES, JACK-ACES – 1956-62 (2013 UK)
Hide And Go Seek, Parts I & II / Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf / Nobody Knows

ONE DAY MUSIC DAY3CD044 [3-CD] – V/A: SNAP YOUR FINGERS – THE BARRY RECORDS STORY 1960-1962 (2013 UK)
Hide And Go Seek, Part I

STAG-O-LEE STAG-O-048 [2 x 10″-LP/CDR, unofficial release] – V/A: BEAT FROM BADSVILLE, VOLUME 3 (2014 GER)
Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf
– cd reissue: Stag-O-Lee STAG-O-075, 2016 GER –

RETROWORLD BLUE175 [6-CD] – V/A: BIG BOX OF LINK WRAY AND MORE KINGS OF DISTORTION (2014 EU)
Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf / Nobody Knows / Hide And Go Seek, Parts I & II

REAL GONE RGMCD139 [4-CD] – LINK WRAY: TWO CLASSIC ALBUMS PLUS SINGLES & SESSION TRACKS (2014 UK)
Hide And Go Seek, Parts I & II / Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf / Nobody Knows

HISTORY OF SOUL SOUL011 [2-CD] – V/A: SINGING FROM MY SOUL – SOUL CHRONOLOGY 5 (2014 UK)
The Sensational Wonders (feat. David Walker): Walk Around Me Lord

FANTASTIC VOYAGE FVDV227 [2-LP]/FVDD227 [2-CD] – V/A: SOUL FOR DANCERS – OUT ON THE FLOOR FIRECRACKERS THAT IGNITED THE NORTHERN SOUL BOOM (2015 UK)
Hide And Go Seek, Parts I & II

OUTTA SIGHT OSVLP003 [LP] – V/A: THE SCENE CLUB (2015 UK)
Hide And Go Seek, Part I

HISTORY OF SOUL SOUL021 [8-CD] – V/A: FROM SACRED TO SECULAR – A SOUL AWAKENING (2015 UK)
The Sensational Wonders (feat. David Walker): Walk Around Me Lord

CRYPT CRYPT-003 [CD, unofficial release] – V/A: BACK FROM THE GRAVE, VOLUMES 3 & 4 (2015 GER)
The Girl Can’t Dance

REAL GONE RGMCD 177 [4-CD] – V/A: MOD – THE EARLY YEARS, VOL. 2 (100 CLASSIC & RARE TRACKS) (2015 UK)
Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf

FLAME 012 [LP, unofficial release] – V/A: DESPERATE ROCK’N’ROLL, VOLUME 12 (2017? UK)
Hide And Go Seek, Parts I & II

STAG-O-LEE/PULP-COUNTRY STAG-O-091 [LP, unofficial release] – V/A: BUZZSAW JOINT – DIDDY WAH CUT 1 (2017 GER)
Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf

STAG-O-LEE/PULP-COUNTRY STAG-O-099 [2-LP, unofficial release]/SPOONFUL #98 [CDR, unofficial release] – V/A: THE CRAZY RHYTHMS OF MATA HARI (2017 GER)
You Can’t Make Me Doubt My Baby

JASMINE JASCD 978 [LP] – V/A: I’M GONNA BE A WHEEL SOME DAY – ORIGINAL RECORDINGS FROM MANCHESTER’S LEGENDARY TWISTED WHEEL CLUB (2017 UK)
Hide And Go Seek, Part I

STAG-O-LEE STAG-O-093 [CD, unofficial release] – V/A: BUZZSAW JOINT – DIDDY WAH CUTS 1 & 2 (2017 GER)
Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf

JUKEBOX MUSIC FACTORY VID11 [LP+CD] – V/A: VOICES SUPER SOUND (2018 FRA)
Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf

RIGHTEOUS PSALM23.92FD [2-CD] – V/A: DESTINATION CRAMPSVILLE – BLEARY-EARED 45S FROM THE BASEMENT OF LUX AND IVY (2018 UK)
Hide And Go Seek, Parts I & II

JUNGLE # [CD, no cover] – V/A: ROCKIN’ BONES – MAKE TAPIO MEMORABILIA (2019 FIN)
Red Ridin’ Hood And The Wolf
(Note: issued along with the book “Rockin’ Bones – Make Tapio Memorabilia”)

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© Compiled by Pete Hoppula

Published sources: Goldmine Price Guide To 45 Rpm Records (Tim Neely, 2003) | Goldmine Standard Catalog Of Rhythm & Blues Records (Tim Neely, 2002) | Rare Record Price Guide 2004 (Record Collector, 2002) | Billboard Top R&B Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1988) | Billboard Top 100 Singles (Joel Whitburn, 1994) | Music Master Price Guide For Record Collectors (Nick Hamlyn, 1991) | Black Gospel, An Illustrated History Of The Gospel Sound (Viv Brighton, 1985) | Blues News 5/1989 | Blues & Rhythm – The Gospel Truth #19 (1986) | Let The Good Times Rock! (Bill Millar, 2004) | Soul Express 3/2005 | American Singing Groups: A History From 1940s To Today (Jay Warner, 2006) | Encyclopedia Of American Gospel Music (W.K. McNeil, 2005) | Blues & Rhythm #151 (Big Henry Johnson biography by Opal Louis Nations, 2000)

Online sources: http://www.allmusic.com | http://www.singlesdb.com | http://www.ebay.com | http://www.gemm.com | http://www.musicstack.com | http://www.recordconnexion.nl | http://www.mightycloudsofjoy.com | http://www.soybomb.com/garage-comps | http://www.songpoemmusic.com/labels/fable.htm | http://www.jazzmanrecords.co.uk | http://books.google.fi | http://www.cashboxcountdowns.com | http://www.jukeboxjam.org | http://www.discogs.com/artist/Bunker+Hill | http://blog.wfmu.org/freeform/2010/05/the-fabulous-fascinating-fable-label.html | http://rcs-discography.com/rcs/label.php?key=419 | http://www.45cat.com/artist/bunker-hill | http://bless-this-soul.com/elko | http://opalnations.com/files/Mighty_Mighty_Clouds_of_Joy_Revised_2014.pdf

Note: The contents of this website are informative only! All the corrections/additions are welcome. E-mail: petehoppula @ hotmail.com

Revised on April 22, 2021

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