Hen Gates And His Gaters

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Records by Hen Gates and His Gators were compiled by taking old R&B masters and repressing them for the emerging rock 'n' roll market.
Close inspection of the tracks reveals they were taken from 1940's Freddie Mitchell masters from the Derby label and given new titles.

The album jacket, with a photo of cruising white teenagers, describes this band but, there was never any Hen Gates and never any Gators.

The Masterseal LP's have been re-released on CD with the original album photo, but now the text has the words "with Freddie Mitchell" on the cover.
Mitchell's name does not appear on the original 1957 vinyl issue.

There actually was a jazz pianist nicknamed Hen Gates who was a bebop musician of the early to mid-40's, but there is no relation to this artist.
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Albums

P-100-40 Hen Gates And His Gaters - Rock and Roll album art Hen Gates And His Gaters Rock and Roll(10", Album, Mono) Plymouth Record Corporation P-100-40 US 1953 Sell This Version
P-12-144, P12-144 Hen Gates And His Gaters - Rock And Roll album art Hen Gates And His Gaters Rock And Roll(LP, Mono) Plymouth, Plymouth P-12-144, P12-144 US 1956 Sell This Version
P12-149 Hen Gates And His Gaters - Rock And Roll No. 2 album art Hen Gates And His Gaters Rock And Roll No. 2(LP, Hi-) Plymouth P12-149 US 1956 Sell This Version
Hen Gates And His Gaters - Let's Go Dancing To Rock And Roll album art Hen Gates And His Gaters Let's Go Dancing To Rock And Roll (Album) Masterseal US 1957 Sell This Version
MSLP 5005 Hen Gates And His Gaters - Let's Go Dancing To Rock And Roll album art Hen Gates And His Gaters Let's Go Dancing To Rock And Roll(LP, Album, Mono) Masterseal MSLP 5005 US 1957 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

R-45-80 Hen Gates And His Gaters - Stomp Rock album art Hen Gates And His Gaters Stomp Rock(7", Single) Remington R-45-80 US Unknown Sell This Version

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