Ripete

Ripete

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US label. May also appear as "RP Records" or "Ripete Records" on releases.
Small, independently, co-owned by Marion Carter and Pete Smolen, when it was founded in 1979, distributed US label specializing in the reissue of Carolina Beach Music compilations for shag dance enthusiasts, mainly in the Southeastern US, as well as providing an outlet for newer recordings by legendary R&B artists, such as the Drifters, Clovers, and Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs. In addition to local Beach Music classics, the label's compilation collections often include a smattering of nationally known R&B classics from the mid 1950s through the early 1980s, especially those with swing-style back-beats suitable for the Carolina shag style of dancing.

For company credits, see Ripete Records / Ripete Records, Inc.
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Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title ( Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
----- Various - The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music Volume 02 Various The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music Volume 02(CD, Comp) Ripete ----- US 2007 Sell This Version
-- The Breeze (8) - Second Wind The Breeze (8) Second Wind(CD, Album) Ripete -- US 1996 Sell This Version
184 Various - Happy Happy Birthday Baby / Rhythm of the Rain Various Happy Happy Birthday Baby / Rhythm of the Rain(7") Ripete 184 US Unknown Sell This Version
211 Various - Do You Wanna Dance / At the Hop Various Do You Wanna Dance / At the Hop (7") Ripete 211 US Unknown Sell This Version
233 The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup / Baby Now That I've Found You The Foundations Build Me Up Buttercup / Baby Now That I've Found You(7") Ripete 233 US Unknown Sell This Version
1002 Shagtime Featuring Cliff Ellis & The Clemson Cheerleaders - The Tiger Tune Shagtime Featuring Cliff Ellis & The Clemson Cheerleaders Shagtime Featuring Cliff Ellis & The Clemson Cheerleaders - The Tiger Tune(7", Single, Red) Ripete 1002 US Unknown Sell This Version
2146-RE Various - Beach Beat Classics Vol. 1 Various Beach Beat Classics Vol. 1(CD, Comp) Ripete 2146-RE 1998 Sell This Version
2148-RE Various - Beach Beat Classics Vol. III Various Beach Beat Classics Vol. III(CD, Comp, RP) Ripete 2148-RE US Unknown Sell This Version
2154 Sugarcreek - Rock The Night Away Sugarcreek Rock The Night Away(LP, Album) Ripete, Ripete 2154 US 1984 Sell This Version
2155 Sugarcreek - Rock The Night Away Sugarcreek Rock The Night Away(LP, Album) Ripete, Ripete 2155 US 1984 Sell This Version
2156-RE Various - Grand Strand Gold Vol.1 Various Grand Strand Gold Vol.1(CD, Comp) Ripete 2156-RE US 1995 Sell This Version
2156-RE Various - Grand Strand Gold Various Grand Strand Gold(CD, Comp) Ripete 2156-RE US 1998 Sell This Version
2162 Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs - Anthology Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs Anthology(CD, Comp, RP) Ripete 2162 US Unknown Sell This Version
2163-RE Various - Ebb Tide Various Ebb Tide(CD, Comp) Ripete 2163-RE US 1995 Sell This Version
2168 Various - Grand Strand Gold Volume 2 Various Grand Strand Gold Volume 2(CDr, Comp) Ripete 2168 US Unknown Sell This Version
2175-RE Joe Simon - Lookin' Back Joe Simon Lookin' Back(CD, Comp, RE) Ripete 2175-RE US 1999 Sell This Version
2182 Embers* - 25th Anniversary Embers* 25th Anniversary(Cass, Comp) Ripete, Ripete 2182 US 1989 Sell This Version
2183-RE Various - Ocean Drive Volume 1 Various Ocean Drive Volume 1(CD, Comp) MCA Special Markets & Products, Ripete 2183-RE US 1994 Sell This Version
2187-RE Various - Preppy Deluxe Various Preppy Deluxe(CD, Album, Comp) Ripete, Ripete 2187-RE US 1995 Sell This Version
2192-RE Various - The Beach Music Anthology Box Set Various The Beach Music Anthology Box Set(4xCD, Comp + Box) Ripete, EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets 2192-RE US 2000 Sell This Version
2193 Bill Deal & Ammon Tharp, The Original Rhondels* - The Toast Of Virginia Beach Bill Deal & Ammon Tharp, The Original Rhondels* Bill Deal & Ammon Tharp, The Original Rhondels* - The Toast Of Virginia Beach(CD, Comp, RE) Ripete 2193 US 2004 Sell This Version
2195 Various - Shagger's Delight - Volume 5 Various Shagger's Delight - Volume 5 (Comp) 2195 US 1993 Sell This Version
2197 Billy Scott & The Georgia Prophets - Anthology Billy Scott & The Georgia Prophets Anthology(CD, Comp) Ripete 2197 US 2007 Sell This Version
2199 Various - Walkin' To New Orleans Various Walkin' To New Orleans(CD, Album, Comp) Ripete 2199 US 1993 Sell This Version
2201 The Entertainers - Beach Music ~ My Music The Entertainers Beach Music ~ My Music(CD, Album) Ripete 2201 US 1993 Sell This Version
2204 The Catalinas (2) - Anthology: Summertime's Calling Me The Catalinas (2) Anthology: Summertime's Calling Me(CD, Comp) Ripete 2204 US 2000 Sell This Version
2205 Rockin' Louie And The Mamma Jammers - It Will Stand Rockin' Louie And The Mamma Jammers It Will Stand(CD, Album, RE) Ripete 2205 US 1995 Sell This Version
2206 Jackie Gore - Family & Friends Jackie Gore Family & Friends(CD, Album) Ripete 2206 US 1994 Sell This Version
2209 Band Of Oz - Let It Roll Band Of Oz Let It Roll (Album) 2209 US 2000 Sell This Version
2210 The Embers - ... This One's For You! The Embers ... This One's For You! (Album) 2210 US 1994 Sell This Version
2213 The Embers - Let's Have A Party The Embers Let's Have A Party(CD, Album) Ripete 2213 US 1996 Sell This Version
2217 Various - Boogie Beat (Shag Yer Blooz Away) Various Boogie Beat (Shag Yer Blooz Away)(CD, Comp) Ripete 2217 US 1996 Sell This Version
2218 Embers* - Live Embers* Live(CD, Album, RE) Ripete 2218 US 1995 Sell This Version
2219 Various - Beach Fever Various Beach Fever(CD, Comp) Ripete, CEMA Special Markets 2219 US 1995 Sell This Version
2220 Various - Soul Patrol Vol. 2 Various Soul Patrol Vol. 2(CD, Comp) Ripete 2220 1995 Sell This Version
2221 Various - Soul Patrol Vol. 3 - 12 Southern Soul Classics Various Soul Patrol Vol. 3 - 12 Southern Soul Classics(Cass, Comp) Ripete 2221 US 1995 Sell This Version
2223 Various - Soul Patrol Vol. 5 - 20 Southern Soul Classics Various Soul Patrol Vol. 5 - 20 Southern Soul Classics(Cass, Comp) Ripete 2223 US 1996 Sell This Version
2224 The Breeze Band - Something Serious The Breeze Band Something Serious (CD) Ripete 2224 US 1995 Sell This Version
2232 Band Of Oz - Dancing In The Street Band Of Oz Dancing In The Street(CD) Ripete 2232 US Unknown Sell This Version
2233 Greg Greg "Fingers" Taylor Old Rock'n'Roller(CD, Album) Ripete 2233 US 1996 Sell This Version
2235 Bill Pinkney And The Originals Drifters - Anthology Bill Pinkney And The Originals Drifters Anthology(CD, Album, Comp) Ripete 2235 US 1997 Sell This Version
2237 The Embers - String Of Pearls The Embers String Of Pearls (Album) 2237 US 1997 Sell This Version
2238 Mojo Blues Band - Take A Train Mojo Blues Band Take A Train(CD, Album) Ripete 2238 US 1996 Sell This Version
2240 Bill Deal & Fat Ammon - Bill Deal & Fat Ammon "Once Upon A Time" - Rhondels Forever(Cass, Album) Ripete 2240 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
2242 Nappy Brown & Kip Anderson - Best Of Both Worlds Nappy Brown & Kip Anderson Nappy Brown & Kip Anderson - Best Of Both Worlds(CD, Album) Ripete 2242 US Unknown Sell This Version
2244 Gary Bass - Don't Go To Sleep On Me Gary Bass Don't Go To Sleep On Me(CD, Album) Ripete 2244 US 1997 Sell This Version
2245 House Cats - House Cats House Cats House Cats(CD, Album) Ripete 2245 US 1996 Sell This Version
2250 Various - Finger Poppin' Time - Best Of O.D. Vol 1 Various Finger Poppin' Time - Best Of O.D. Vol 1(CD, Comp) Ripete 2250 US 1998 Sell This Version
2258 Joe Simon - This Story Must Be Told Joe Simon This Story Must Be Told(CD, Album) Ripete 2258 US 1998 Sell This Version
2259 Ruby Andrews - Hip Shakin Mama Ruby Andrews Hip Shakin Mama(CD, Album) Ripete 2259 US 1998 Sell This Version
2266 Various - The Beach Music Anthology Volume 2: 80 Great Beach & Boogie Dance Classics Various The Beach Music Anthology Volume 2: 80 Great Beach & Boogie Dance Classics(4xCD + Box, Comp) Ripete, EMI Music Special Markets 2266 US 1999 Sell This Version
2272 Mojo Blues Band - Southern Blues Cruise Mojo Blues Band Southern Blues Cruise(CD, Album) Ripete 2272 USA & Canada 1999 Sell This Version
2277 Various - The Beach Music Anthology Vol. 3 Various The Beach Music Anthology Vol. 3(4xCD, Comp) Ripete, EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets 2277 US 2000 Sell This Version
2285 The Tams - Steppin' Out In The Light The Tams Steppin' Out In The Light(CD, Album) Ripete 2285 US 1999 Sell This Version
2286 Percy Sledge - When A Man Loves A Woman Percy Sledge When A Man Loves A Woman(Cass, Comp) Ripete 2286 US 2000 Sell This Version
2287 The SugarBees - Pourin' It On The SugarBees Pourin' It On (CD, Album) Ripete 2287 US 2000 Sell This Version
2290 The Holiday Band - Turn It Up! The Holiday Band Turn It Up!(CD, Album) Ripete 2290 US 2000 Sell This Version
2291 The Fantastic Shakers - Let's Do It Again With the Fantastic Shakers The Fantastic Shakers Let's Do It Again With the Fantastic Shakers(CD, Album) Ripete 2291 US 2000 Sell This Version
2307 The Sensational Epics - Been There... Ain't Done Yet! The Sensational Epics Been There... Ain't Done Yet!(CD, Album) Ripete 2307 US 2002 Sell This Version
2308 Coastline (11) - Hats off: A Toast Explosion Coastline (11) Hats off: A Toast Explosion(CD) Ripete 2308 US 2001 Sell This Version
2316 Various - Salt Air (Making It Easier to Breathe) Volume One Various Salt Air (Making It Easier to Breathe) Volume One(CD, Comp) Ripete 2316 US 2002 Sell This Version
2320 various - Pawley's Pavilion: Forgotten Memories various Pawley's Pavilion: Forgotten Memories(CD, Comp) Ripete 2320 US 2002 Sell This Version
2322 Various - Beach Party Various Beach Party(CD, Album, Comp) Ripete 2322 US 2002 Sell This Version
2327 Coastline (11) - Chronicles 1992 - 2002 Coastline (11) Chronicles 1992 - 2002(CD, Album) Ripete 2327 US 2003 Sell This Version
2330 Various - Beach Party 2 Various Beach Party 2(CD, Album, Comp) Ripete 2330 US 2003 Sell This Version
2332 Coastline (11) - Against All Flags Coastline (11) Against All Flags(CD) Ripete 2332 US 2003 Sell This Version
2333 Various - Ocean Boulevard: The Ultimate Beach Box Various Ocean Boulevard: The Ultimate Beach Box(4xCD, Comp) Ripete 2333 US 2004 Sell This Version
2339 Various - I Could Dance All Night Various I Could Dance All Night(CD, Comp) Ripete 2339 USA & Canada 2006 Sell This Version
2344 Various - Ocean Boulevard Volume 4 - Sweet 60's Soul Various Ocean Boulevard Volume 4 - Sweet 60's Soul(CD, Comp) Ripete 2344 US 2004 Sell This Version
2345 The Holiday Band - New Ol' Soul The Holiday Band New Ol' Soul(CD, Album) Ripete 2345 US 2005 Sell This Version
2348 Various - The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music Vol 03 Various The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music Vol 03(CD, Comp) Ripete 2348 US 2006 Sell This Version
2349 Various - Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music, Vol. 04 Various Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music, Vol. 04(CD, Album, Comp) Ripete 2349 US 2006 Sell This Version
2350 Various - The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music Vol 05 Various The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music Vol 05(CD, Comp) Ripete 2350 US 2006 Sell This Version
2351 Various - Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music, Vol. 06 Various Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music, Vol. 06(CD, Comp) Ripete 2351 US 2006 Sell This Version
2352 Various - The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music  Vol 07 Various The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music Vol 07(CD, Comp) Ripete 2352 US 2006 Sell This Version
2353 Various - The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music Vol 08 Various The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music Vol 08(CD, Comp) Ripete 2353 US 2006 Sell This Version
2354 Various - The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music  Vol 09 Various The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music Vol 09(CD, Comp) Ripete 2354 US 2006 Sell This Version
2355 Various - The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music, Vol. 10 Various The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music, Vol. 10(CD, Comp) Ripete 2355 US 2006 Sell This Version
2356 Various - The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music (Vol 11) Various The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music (Vol 11)(CD, Comp) Ripete 2356 US Unknown Sell This Version
2357 Various - Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music, Vol. 12 Various Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music, Vol. 12(CD, Album, Comp) Ripete 2357 US 2006 Sell This Version
2358 Various - The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music Vol 13 Various The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music Vol 13(CD, Comp) Ripete 2358 US 2006 Sell This Version
2359 Various - The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music Vol 14 Various The Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music Vol 14(CD, Comp) Ripete 2359 US 2006 Sell This Version
2363 Various - Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music, Vol. 15 Various Heeey Baby Days Of Beach Music, Vol. 15(CD, Comp) Ripete 2363 US 2007 Sell This Version
2364 Various - Heeey Baby Days of Beach Music, Vol. 16 Various Heeey Baby Days of Beach Music, Vol. 16(CD, Album, Comp) Ripete 2364 US 2007 Sell This Version
2373 Willie Tee - Anthology 1962-2005 Willie Tee Anthology 1962-2005(CDr, Comp) Ripete 2373 US 2007 Sell This Version
2376 Various - Swoop Down Jesus 2 Various Swoop Down Jesus 2(CD, Comp) Ripete 2376 US 2008 Sell This Version
2424 William Dell & Wee Jams* - Anthology William Dell & Wee Jams* Anthology(CDr, Comp) Ripete 2424 US 2009 Sell This Version
2450 J.D. Cash - Wish You Were Here J.D. Cash Wish You Were Here(CD) Ripete 2450 US 2009 Sell This Version
2635 Various - Heeey Baby Days of Beach Music, Vol. 17 Various Heeey Baby Days of Beach Music, Vol. 17(CD, Album, Comp) Ripete 2635 US 2007 Sell This Version
3025 Band Of Oz - Shama Lama Ding Dong Band Of Oz Shama Lama Ding Dong(7") Ripete 3025 US 1995 Sell This Version
5145 The Swingin' Medallions* - Anthology The Swingin' Medallions* Anthology (CD, Comp, RE) Ripete 5145 2007 Sell This Version
6012 Bill Lyerly Band - Motel Room Blues Bill Lyerly Band Motel Room Blues(CD, Album) Ripete 6012 US 2000 Sell This Version
104083 Dale Van Horn - That's Summertime To Me Dale Van Horn That's Summertime To Me(7") Ripete 104083 US 1981 Sell This Version
392148 Various - Beach Beat Classics Volume III Various Beach Beat Classics Volume III(LP) Ripete 392148 US 1981 Sell This Version
392150 Various - Beach Beat Classics Volume IV Various Beach Beat Classics Volume IV(LP, Comp) Ripete, Ripete 392150 US 1982 Sell This Version
392151 The Embers - ... This One's For You! The Embers ... This One's For You! (Album) 392151 US 1982 Sell This Version
392152 The Spongetones - Beat Music The Spongetones Beat Music (Album) 392152 US 1982 Sell This Version
392153 The Killer Whales (2) - Emotional Geography The Killer Whales (2) Emotional Geography(LP, Album) Ripete 392153 US 1983 Sell This Version
392156 Various - Grand Strand Gold (Sixteen Beach Music Classics) Various Grand Strand Gold (Sixteen Beach Music Classics)(Cass, Comp, RE) Ripete 392156 US 1988 Sell This Version
392156 Various - Grand Strand Gold Fourteen Beach Music Classics Various Grand Strand Gold Fourteen Beach Music Classics(CD, Comp, Mono, M/Print) Ripete, Ripete 392156 US 1992 Sell This Version