Bad Boy (master)

~ Recording by Larry Williams

Appears on releases

#TitleLengthTrack artistRelease titleRelease artistRelease group typeCountry/DateLabelCatalog#
1.1Bad Boy2:15Larry WilliamsBad Boy / She Said, "Yeah"Larry WilliamsSingle
Specialty Records658
1.8Bad Boy2:17Larry WilliamsDizzy Miss LizzyLarry WilliamsAlbum + Compilation
Ace (UK, started in 1978, cat# "CH" "CHD" "CDCHD")CH 129
1.22Bad Boy2:18Larry WilliamsThe Best of Larry WilliamsLarry WilliamsAlbum + Compilation
Ace (UK, started in 1978, cat# "CH" "CHD" "CDCHD"), Specialty RecordsCDCH 917
1.14Bad Boy2:21Larry WilliamsThe Beatle Classics: A Collection of Original Songs Made Famous by The BeatlesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
P‐VINE RECORDS (record label — add releases here)PCD-2009
1.20Bad Boy2:20Larry WilliamsBad BoyLarry WilliamsAlbum + Compilation
Specialty RecordsSPCD 7002
1.24Bad Boy2:18Larry WilliamsUnder the Influence, the Original Versions of the Songs the Beatles CoveredVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Sequel Records (UK reissue label)NEX CD 226
5.23Bad Boy2:19Larry WilliamsThe Specialty StoryVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1994-03-25
Specialty Records5SPCD-4412-2
1.12Bad Boy2:20Larry WilliamsFabulous Flips, Volume 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Ace (UK, started in 1978, cat# "CH" "CHD" "CDCHD")CDCHD 560
1.8Bad Boy2:19Larry WilliamsBad Boy of Rock 'n' RollLarry WilliamsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1999-02-01
Ace (UK, started in 1978, cat# "CH" "CHD" "CDCHD")CDCHD 709
2.17Bad Boy2:17Larry WilliamsJohn Lennon’s JukeboxVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2004-03-08
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)VTDCD 608
1.13Bad Boy2:17Larry WilliamsLarry Williams at His Finest: The Specialty Rock'n'Roll YearsLarry WilliamsAlbum + Compilation
Ace (UK, started in 1978, cat# "CH" "CHD" "CDCHD"), Fantasy (jazz label active since the 1950s)CDCH2 1021
1.18Bad Boy2:15Larry WilliamsHere's Larry Williams: The Specialty Rock 'n' Roll Recordings 1957-1959Larry WilliamsAlbum
Hoodoo Records263365
1.5Bad Boy2:18Larry WilliamsRock Ahoy: Katia Kaapt De Ether! Volume 3: Badness!Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI Music Belgium
4.3Bad Boy2:18Larry WilliamsSimply Rock’n’Roll Driving SongsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • -2011
2.18Bad Boy2:19Larry WilliamsThe Roots of Punk Rock Music 1926–1962Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • FR2013-11-04
Frémeaux & AssociésFA 5415
1.21Bad Boy2:19Larry WilliamsWithout the Beatles: 50 Original Rock and Soul Classics Covered by the Fab FourVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • -2014-03-14
Jasmine Records (UK label)JASCD 787
3.19Bad Boy2:18Larry WilliamsI Just Love Truckin’Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2015-02-23
Music Digital60456D
2.14Bad Boy2:19Larry WilliamsWe Were First! 180 Hits in Their Original VersionsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • -2015
The Intense Media600204
1.9Bad Boy2:15Larry WilliamsSlow Down With Larry Williams: The Missing and Unissued SidesLarry WilliamsAlbum + Compilation
  • -1984
Specialty (Bootleg)2225
1.8Bad Boy2:17Larry WilliamsSlow Down With Larry Williams: The Missing and Unissued SideLarry WilliamsAlbum + CompilationSpecialty (Bootleg)2225


baritone saxophone:Jewell Grant (US saxophonist) (on 1958-08-14)
bass:Ted Brinson (on 1958-08-14)
drums (drum set):Earl Palmer (on 1958-08-14)
guitar:Rene Hall (on 1958-08-14)
piano:Larry Williams (1950’s rocker) (on 1958-08-14)
tenor saxophone:Plas Johnson (on 1958-08-14)
vocals:Larry Williams (1950’s rocker) (on 1958-08-14)
recorded at:Radio Recorders Studios (Santa Monica Blvd. location since 1949) in West Hollywood, California, United States (on 1958-08-14)
recording of:Bad Boy (on 1958-08-14)

Bad Boy

lyricist and composer:Lawrence E. Williams (1950’s rocker) (in 1958-08)
publisher:Arc Music Corp. (U.S. rock & blues publisher)
ATV Music Ltd.
Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd.
later translated versions:Bad Boy