THIS PAGE LAST UPDATED : 26 january 2011

   Rare, Very Rare, Extremely Rare, Ultra Rare, Impossibly Rare,

 I-would-pay-a-fortune-to-get-it Rare,

you can find such BYRDS RELATED items pictured here.

 

CLYDE "SKIP" BATTIN was a member of 

THE EVERGREEN BLUESHOES

THE BYRDS 

THE FLYING BURRITO BROTHERS

THE BURRITO BROTHERS

THE NEW RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE

FAMILY TREE

He also recorded 4 solo LPs (SKIP BATTIN, NAVIGATOR, TOPANGA SLYLINE (released in 2010) and DON'T GO CRAZY) under his real name  

He also contributed to records by :

Armageddon, Connie Cohen,  Brian Cutean, Earth Island, , Kim Fowley, Ricky Gianco, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, Ricky Mantoan, Max Meazza, Ricky Nelson, Pacific Steel, Gene Parsons, Gary Paxton, Jim Ringer, The Rogers-Nienhaus Band (Byrds Celebration), Earl Scruggs, Gene Vincent, Warren Zevon, and probably many others.

You can see details of Skip Battin's participations on these artists' records at :

http://users.skynet.be/byrdmaniax/discobattin2.htm

(part of Richard Russell's Byrds Discography Pages now part of Byrds Flyght)

 

This Page Shows records by SKIP BATTIN and released under his  real name or aliases or by groups he was a member of 

(except for the artists mentioned above)

 

Another page has been created for records with Skip Battin Connections and Involvments

You can find this other page HERE

 

Many Thanks to SCOTT STEVENS, BRENT BATTIN and RICHARD RUSSELL

 

These records are not for sale; I just want to share the pleasure of looking at them 

CLICK HERE FOR BYRDS RARE VINYL

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Single BURY THE HATCHET / ONE HUNDRED BABY by CHUCK AND CHUCKLES (aka Skip & Flip)

(aka Skip Battin and Gary Paxton) on the SHAD label

 

Promo Copy Single BURY THE HATCHET / ONE HUNDRED BABY by CHUCK AND CHUCKLES 

(aka Skip & Flip) (aka Skip Battin and Gary Paxton) on the SHAD label

  

Single TAMI'S DANCE / CHESTNUT DRIVE by CLYDE GARY & HIS ORCHESTRA (aka Skip & Flip)

(Clyde being Clyde "Skip" Battin) on the SHAD label

  

Single TAMI'S DANCE / CHESTNUT DRIVE by CLYDE GARY & HIS ORCHESTRA (aka Skip & Flip)

(Clyde being Clyde "Skip" Battin) - PROMO COPY on the SHAD label

      

Single JOHNNY RISK / WHY NOT CONFESS by GARY AND CLYDE (aka Skip & Flip) on the REV label

Single THE TWISTER / THE JACKIE LOOK  by GARY AND CLYDE (aka Skip & Flip) on the MAY label

  

Single BERMUDA SHORTS / BETTY JEAN by THE PLEDGES with Skip Battin on the REV label

  

Single HER BERMUDA SHORTS / BETTY JEAN by THE PLEDGES with Skip Battin on the REV label

  

Single ALLEY OOP CHA CHA CHA / OH BLUES by THE PRE-HISTORICS with Skip Battin  

on the EDSEL label

     

4 Tracks Swedish EP  by SKIP AND FLIP

4 Tracks Swedish EP  by VARIOUS ARTISTS - includes IT WAS I by SKIP AND FLIP

My blue heaven / Freddy Cannon (PICTURED)

It was I / Skip and Flip

This Autumn / Eydie Gorme

I really love you / Al Todd

4 Tracks British EP  by Various Artists (with SKIP AND FLIP's CHERRY PIE) on the TOP RANK label

45 rpm IT WAS I  / LUNCH HOUR by SKIP AND FLIP "special rush release - not for sale" picture sleeve

     

78 rpm IT WAS I by SKIP AND FLIP on the REO label 

  

45 rpm IT WAS I  / LUNCH HOUR by SKIP AND FLIP on the REO label from Canada

45 rpm FANCY NANCY by SKIP AND FLIPon the REO label from Canada

45 rpm HULLY GULLY CHA CHA CHA by SKIP AND FLIPon the REO label from Canada

Single IT WAS I by SKIP AND FLIP from New Zealand on the Top Rank label

LP GOODIES OLD AND NEW  by VARIOUS ARTISTS on the TIME label

SKIP AND FLIP  perform It Was I, Doubt and Fancy Nancy

    

Promo Copy Single BETTY JEAN / DOUBT  by SKIP AND FLIP on the TIME label

     

Stock Copy Single BETTY JEAN / DOUBT  by SKIP AND FLIP on the TIME label

Promo Copy Single CHERRY PIE / (I'll quit) CRYIN' OVER YOU by SKIP AND FLIP on the BRENT label

"arranged by Clyde Gary & His Orchestra"

Promo Copy Single CHERRY PIE / (I'll quit) CRYIN' OVER YOU by SKIP AND FLIP on the BRENT label

(different)

       

Stock Copy Single CHERRY PIE / (I'll quit) CRYIN' OVER YOU by SKIP AND FLIP on the BRENT label

  

Stock Copy Single CHERRY PIE / (I'll quit) CRYIN' OVER YOU by SKIP AND FLIP from JAMAICA on TOP RANK

    

Promo Copy Single GREEN DOOR / WILLOW TREE by SKIP AND FLIP on the BRENT label

   

Stock Copy Single GREEN DOOR / WILLOW TREE by SKIP AND FLIP on the BRENT label

Promo Copy Single TEENAGE HONEYMOON / HULLY GULLY CHA CHA CHA

by SKIP AND FLIP on the BRENT label

  

Stock Copy Single TEENAGE HONEYMOON / HULLY GULLY CHA CHA CHA by Skip and Flip

on the BRENT label

  

Stock Copy Single OVER THE MOUTAIN / ONE MORE DRINK FOR JULIE by Skip and Flip

  

Stock Copy Single IT WAS I / LUNCH HOUR by Skip and Flip

     

  

Misprinted label 1st edition Stock Copy Single IT WAS I / LUNCH HOUR by Skip and SLIP

  

Stock Copy Single IT WAS I / LUNCH HOUR by Skip and Flip from the UK on the TOP RANK label

  

Stock Copy Single IT WAS I / LUNCH HOUR by Skip and Flip from JAMAICA  on the TOP RANK label

  

Stock Copy Single FANCY NANCY / IT COULD BE  by Skip and Flip

  

Stock Copy Single FANCY NANCY / IT COULD BE  by Skip and Flip on the TOP RANK label from the UK

  

Re-issue Copy IT WAS I / CHERRY PIE by Skip And Flip on the ERIC label

  

Acetate Single  CHERRY PIE / SKIPPIN' & FLIPPIN' by Skip And Flip

SKIPPIN' & FLIPPIN' is actually an alternate version of TAMI'S DANCE by THE CLYDE GARY ORCHESTRA 

Single  VACATION DAY / IT TAKES TIME  by Skip And Flip is also rumoured to have been released.

According to some sources, it might be by THE ARGYLES, not by Skip & Flip

Needs to be confirmed

  

Single THE MARATHON  / MORE MARATHON  by SKIP AND JOHNNY on the INVICTA label

(written by Clyde Battin & Kim Fowley)

Acetate Copy  BABY I LOVE YOU SO by SKIP AND JOHNNY on the AUDIODISC label

Acetate Copy  DON'T CHA DO ME WRONG by SKIP AND JOHNNY on the AUDIODISC label

Acetate Copy  BLUES IN THE NIGHT by SKIP AND JOHNNY (yes it's all black - well it's in the night, isn't it ?)

 

Single BLUES IN THE NIGHT / EENIE by SKIP & JOHNNY on the LOTUS label (601/ Eenie

Note: from the collection of Albert Schei. Many thanks to him for providing the scans.

 

Single BABY I LOVE YOU SO / MYNIE by JOHNNY & THE JACKS on the TIKI label (3501)

Note: from the collection of Albert Schei. Many thanks to him for providing the scans.

      

Single  DANCE OF THE SAND FLEAS / IN THE SOUP   by SKIP AND THE HUSTLERS on the INVICTA (9001) label

Both sides arranged by Skip Battin - Side 1 co-written by Skip Battin

Single  SEARCHING FOR LINDA  / COME ON HERE TO ME by SKIP AND THE HUSTLERS on the SEAFAIR-BOLO label (712-713)

Skip Battin involvment to be confirmed

SCAN OF LABELS WANTED

  

Single MOTOR PSYCHO NITEMARE PT I & PT II by BUNKY BATTYN on the PLYMOUTH label

  

Single DAYBREAK / TWISTER by CLYDE BATTYN on the MAY label

      

Single THE DATING GAME THEME / NIGHT TIME GIRL by SKIP BATTYN & THE GROUP (instrumental)

  

Promo Single THE DATING GAME THEME / NIGHT TIME GIRL by SKIP BATTYN & THE GROUP (instrumental)

      

Single CAN'T STOP TWISTIN' / QUARTER TO THREE IN MOSCOW  on the INDIGO label

by THE SKIP BATTIN COMBO

Acetate Copy TWIST IN C MINOR (= working title for QUARTER TO THREE IN MOSCOW)  on the AUDIODISC 

label

Acetate Copy MORE THAN YESTERDAY by SKIP BATTIN on the NEOPHON label   

  

Single SOMETHING'S GOT A HOLD ON ME / PLEASE FORGIVE ME  on the INVICTA label

by TEAK BATTYN AND THE BATTMEN arranged by Skip Battin

  

Acetate Single SOMETHING'S GOT A HOLD ON ME / PLEASE FORGIVE ME BABY (alternate take) 

 on the WESTERN RECORDERS label

 

Stock copy single WHAT'S MINE IS MINE / TEN FEET TALL by Skip Battyn on the GROOVE label

     

Promo copy single WHAT'S MINE IS MINE / TEN FEET TALL by Skip Battyn on the GROOVE label

    

(different) Promo copy single WHAT'S MINE IS MINE / TEN FEET TALL by Skip Battyn  on the GROOVE label

       

Stock copy single SHE ACTS LIKE WE NEVER HAD MET / SEARCHIN'  by Skip Battyn 

(She acts ....is in fact Bob Dylan's I DON'T BELIEVE YOU) on the GROOVE label

    

Promo copy single SHE ACTS LIKE WE NEVER HAD MET / SEARCHIN' by Skip Battyn 

(She acts ....is in fact Bob Dylan's I DON'T BELIEVE YOU) on the GROOVE label

 

Acetate copy single SEARCHIN' / SHE ACTS LIKE WE NEVER HAD MET by Skip Battyn on the RCA label

(She acts ....is in fact Bob Dylan's I DON'T BELIEVE YOU) 

   

Single LOVE MINUS ZERO / MR RESPONSABILITY by Skip Battyn on the EGAN label

     

Single MR RESPONSABILITY / HIGH COIN by Skip Battyn and The Group on the RECORD label

  

Single  DAYBREAKER / BEAT by KIM AND THE SKIPPERS (aka Skip Battin) on the RUSS-FI label

  

Single BLUES IN THE NIGHT / COMING BACK HOME TO YOU by LETTIE AND JUNIOR on the CUB label

Promo Copy Single BLUES IN THE NIGHT / COMING BACK HOME TO YOU by LETTIE AND JUNIOR 

on the CUB label

  

Single BIG TOP / DAYBREAKER by SIR RAYBOULD AND THE BLUE ANGELS on the CENCO label

(Raybould is Skip Battin's middle name)

Acetate Copy DAYBREAKER

(Raybould is Skip Battin's middle name)

    

Single EVERY DAY I HAVE TO CRY / TOSSIN' AND TURNIN'  by Skip & The Flips on the CALIFORNIA label

     

Promo Copy lp THE BALLAD OF EVERGREEN BLUESHOES with Skip Battin

   

Promo Copy single WALKING DOWN THE LINE / JOHNNY B. GOODE by EVERGREEN BLUESHOES 

with Skip Battin on the AMOS label

  

Single MAYBE SOMEDAY / SILVER SHADOWS by EVERGREEN BLUESHOES with Skip Battin on the

LIVING LEGEND label

    

Promo Copy lp SKIP BATTIN by SKIP BATTIN

lp SKIP BATTIN by SKIP BATTIN from Japan with OBI

Promo Copy single BALLAD OF DICK CLARK (mono + stereo)   by Skip Battin

    

Promo Copy single (UK) CENTRAL PARK / THE ST LOUIS BROWN  by Skip Battin

    

Promo Copy single (UK) CENTRAL PARK / THE ST LOUIS BROWN  by Skip Battin

(different)

LP (UK) BRUJO by The New Riders Of The Purple Sage with Skip Battin on the rare WHITE AND BLUE CBS label

LP (UK) ADVENTURES OF PANAMA RED  by The New Riders Of The Purple Sage with Skip Battin on the rare WHITE AND BLUE CBS label

Skip Battin might also have released at least one single as THE BATTINAS

but it needs confirmation

 

Skip Battin has released or participated in MANY other records currently unknown to the compilers of this list

ADDITIONS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME by sending an e-mail with jpeg files HERE

 

Another page has been created for records with Skip Battin Connections and Involvments

You can find this other page HERE

 

 

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