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Saturday, June 13, 2009

Link Davis

By Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Pierre Monnery, Dik de Heer, Mario Manciotti, Kent HeinemanSESSIONS
19 June 1937 Dallas, TX – Crystal Spring Ramblers (Link Davis [vcl (-1)/fiddle], J.B.Brinkley [vcl(-2)/gt], Morris Deason [vcl/gt/banjo], Jimmie McAdoo [bass], Joe Holley [fiddle], Loran Mitchell [piano], Earl Driver [alto sax])
00001 TIRED OF ME -1 Vocalion 03707
00002 TELL ME PRETTY MAMA -2 Vocalion 03707
ca. early 1947 KRTM Radio Station, Beaumont, TX – Link Davis (Lee Bell [gt], Joe
Davis [gt], Clyde Brewer [mandolin/fiddle], Shang Kennedy [bass], Merle Powell [drums], Jack Kennedy [piano])
001 IF 9 MY PRETTY BLONDE Imperial 8004
002 IF 10 TIRED OF BEING LONESOME 8008
003 IF 11 BORN TO LOVE YOU 8004
004 IF 12 WHY DID YOU GO AWAY? 8008
ca May 1947 KRIC Radio Statio, Beaumont, TX – Link Davis (Lee Bell [gt], Joe
Davis [gt], Clyde Brewer [mandolin/fiddle], Shang Kennedy [bass], Merle Powell [drums], Jack Kennedy [piano])
005 IF 17 I’M TIRED 8009
006 IF 18 I’M WAITING FOR YOU 8009
Summer 1947 KRIC Radio Statio, Beaumont, TX – Link Davis & The Bluebonnet Playboys Davis (Lee Bell [gt], Joe Davis [gt], Clyde Brewer [mandolin/fiddle], Deacon Anderson [steel], Shang Kennedy [bass], Merle Powell [drums], Mancel Tierney [piano])
007 IF 35 RICE ANG GRAVY BLUES 8018/Krazy Kat KK CD 06 Collectables COL CD-5341, COL CD-5594
008 IF 36 BROKEN HEART Bayou 3001
009 IF 37 YOU PLAYED AROUND Bayou 3001/Krazy Kat KK CD 06 Collectables COL CD-5341, COL CD-5594
010 IF 38 RICE AND GRAVY BOOGIE 8018/Krazy Kat KK CD 06
Summer 1947 KRIC Radio Statio, Beaumont, TX – Link Davis & The Bluebonnet Playboys Davis (Lee Bell [gt], Joe Davis [gt], Clyde Brewer [mandolin/fiddle], Harris Dodd [steel], Shang Kennedy [bass], Merle Powell [drums], Mancel Tierney [piano], Cotton Erwin [sax])
011 IF 39 STEEL GUITAR JUMP 8030//Krazy Kat KK CD 06
012 IF 40 LEAVE MY BLUE BEHIND unissued
013 IF 41 YOU LOW DOWN CONCEITED DOG 8030
014 IF 42 TEXAS SWING unissued/Krazy Kat KK CD 24
Fall 1947 KRIC Radio Statio, Beaumont, TX – Link Davis & The Bluebonnet Playboys Davis (Lee Bell [gt/*vcl] + more unknown musicians)
015 IF 57 YOU LOVED ME TOO LATE * 8025
016 IF 58 I’M GRIEVING OVER YOU * 8025
017 IF 59 I DON’T NEED YOU NOW unissued
018 IF 60 THE DAY IS SURE TO COME unissued
1 August 1949 ACA Studio, 612 Westheimer, Houston, Tx – Cliff Bruner & His Texas Wanderers (Link Davis [vcl*/fiddle], Dewe Lee Bell [gt], Bob Dunn [steel], John Wallace [bass], John Courville [drums], Cotton Ervin [clarinet])
019 ACA-1177 SAN ANTONIO BLUES* 103 20-698
late December 1949 or early January 1950 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX – Link Davis (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], Carrol Broussard [steel], B.D. Williams or Sue Romero [bass], Herschel Marson [drums], Arthur 'Art' Diorio [piano])
020 HAVE YOU HEARD THE NEWS Goldstar 670/Krazy Kat KK CD 06
021 JOE TURNER Goldstar 670
ca 1951KLEE Radio Station, Houston, TX – Link Davis & Benny Leader’s Bayou Billies (unknown musicians)
022 ALL THE WORLD IS LONELY NOW unissued / KK CD 06
2 December 1952 Gold Star Studio, 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX – Link Davis & Benny Leader¢s Bayou Billies (Bill Buckner [gt], Dusty Stewart [steel], Benny Leaders [bass], Doc Lewis [piano], Earl Carruthers [piano])
023 CO 48591 BIG MAMOU Okeh 4-18001/Edsel ED 279 BCD 16523
024 CO 48592 PRETTY LITTLE DEMON OKeh 4-18001/Edsel ED 279 BCD 16523
025 CO 48593 LAFAYETTE WEDDING Okeh unissued/BCD 16523
026 CO 48594 RICE AND GRAVY BLUES Okeh unissued/BCD 16523
20 March 1953 Gold Star Studio, 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX – Link Davis (Truman Williams [gt], Ernest Evans [steel], Benny Leader [bass], Clyde Brewer [piano])
027 CO 49109/ACA-2412 CHERE PETITE (DEAR LITTLE ONE) Okeh unissued/BCD 16523
028 CO 49110/ACA-2413 PORT ARTHUR Okeh unissued/BCD 16523
029 CO 49111/ACA-2414 LONELY HEART Okeh 4-18011/ED 279 BCD 16523
030 CO 49112/ACA-2415 TIME WILL TELL Okeh 4-18011/ED 279 BCD 16523
21 October 1953 ACA Studio, 5522 Washington Ave., Houston, TX – Link Davis & His Bayou Billies (Steve Hester [gt], Herb Remington [steel], Buck Henson [bass], Rusty Alfred [drums], Ralph Smith [piano])
031 CO 50337/ACA-2691 MAMOU WALTZ Okeh 4-18025/Edsel /ED 279 BCD 16523
032 CO 50338/ACA-2692 HEY GARCONI Okeh 4-18025//ED 279 BCD 16523
033 CO 50339/ACA-2693 FALLING FOR YOU Okeh 4-18035/Edsel /ED 279 BCD 16523
034 CO 50340/ACA-2694 GUMBO YA YA (EVERYBODY TALKS AT ONCE) Okeh 4-18035//ED 279 BCD 16523
17 April 1954 ACA Studio, 5522 Washington Ave., Houston, TX – Link Davis & His Bayou Billies (Cameron Hill [gt], Floyd Tillman [rh gt], Herb Remington [steel], Clyde Brewer [bass], Ralph Smith [piano])
035 CO 51408/ACA-2846 THE CRAWFISH CRAWL OKeh 4-18048/Edsel ED 279 BCD 16523
036 CO 51409/ACA-2847 YOU¢RE LITTLE, BUT YOU¢RE CUTE OKeh 4-18048/ED 279 BCD 16523
037 CO 51410/ACA-2849 MAMA SAY NO OKeh 4-18057/ED 279 BCD 16523
038 CO 51411/ACA-2850 YOU SHOW UP MISSING OKeh 4-18057/ED 279 BCD 16523
16 November 1954 ACA Studio, 5522 Washington Ave., Houston, TX – Link Davis & His Bayou Billies (Cameron Hill [gt], Herb Remington [steel], Buck Henson [bass], Doug Hudson [piano])
039 CO 52833/ACA-3017 EVERY TIME I PASS YOUR DOOR 4-21431/ED 279 BCD 16523
040 CO 52834/ACA-3018 CAJUN LOVE 4-21431/ED 279 BCD 16523
041 CO 52835/ACA-3019 KAJALENA 4-21350/ED 279 BCD 16523
042 CO 52836/ACA-3020 VA T¢CATCHER 4-21350/ED 279 BCD 16523
ca. June 1955 Gold Star Recording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Brock Street, Houston, TX - Link Davis (Floyd Tillman [gt/*vcl], Cameron Hill [gt], Herb Remington [steel], Buck Henson [bass], Bill Kimbrough [drums], Ralph Smith [piano], Hub Sutter [clarinet]
043 A-5117/GS-1667 MAGNOLIA GARDEN WALTZ* Nucraft 2026/Krazy Kat KK CD 06 BCD 16415
044 A-5118/GS-1668 GRASSHOPPER Nucraft 2026/Collectables COL-CD-5341 [va] BCD 16415
ca late 1955 Floyd Tillman's Studio, Houston, TX – Link Davis (Herb Remington [steel], Walter 'Buck' Henson [bass], Darrell Newsome or Bill Kimbrough [drums], Ralph Smitty' Smith [piano], Hubert 'Hub' Sutter [harmony vcl/tenor sax/clarinet]
045 ACA 136-1 BIG HOUSTON Western 1073, SARG 136/ COL CD 5594, BCD 16296
046 ACA 137-1 COCKROACH Western 1073, SARG 136/BCD16296
ca March 1956 Gold Star Recording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX – Link Davis (Hal Harris [gt], Herb Remington [steel], Walter 'Buck' Henson [bass], Bill Kimbrough [drums], Doc Lewis [piano])
047 2417 SIXTEEN CHICKS 45-235 45-242/Gusto GD-5017X BCD 16523
048 2418 DEEP IN THE HEART OF A FOOL 45-235/BCD 16523
May 1956 Gold Star Recording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX – Link Davis (Hal Harris [gt], Herb Remington [steel], Walter 'Buck' Henson [bass], Bill Kimbrough [drums], Doc Lewis [piano])
049 2440 DON'T BIG SHOT ME 45-255/Gusto GD 5017X BCD 16523
050 2441 GRASSHOPPER ROCK 45-242/Gusto GD-5031X BCD 16523
ca June 1956 Gold Star Recording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX – Link Davis (Hal Harris [gt], Herb Remington [steel], Walter 'Buck' Henson [bass], Bill Kimbrough [drums], Doc Lewis [piano])
051 2461 ROCK AND ROLL WITH JOLE BLON unissued
052 2462 TRUCKER FROM TENNESSEE 45-255/Ace 10CH 17 CH 45 CDCHD 311 BCD 16523
053 2463 BUMBLE BEE BOP unissued
ca November 1956 Gold Star Recording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX – Link Davis (Hal Harris [gt], Herb Remington [steel], Walter 'Buck' Henson [bass], Bill Kimbrough [drums], Ernie Hunter [fiddle], Doc Lewis [piano])
054 2499 BAYOU BUFFALO 45-275/BCD 16523 [alt.] BCD 16523
055 2500 WOULD YOU BE WAITING 45-275/BCD 16523
ca April 1957 Gold Star Recording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX – Link Davis (Hal Harris [gt], Herb Remington [steel], Walter 'Buck' Henson [bass], Bill Kimbrough [drums], Ernie Hunter [fiddle], Doc Lewis [piano])
056 2553 SLIPPIN' AND SLIDIN' SOMETIMES 45-293/Ace CH 293 CHCHD 191 BCD 16523 [alt.] BCD 16523
057 2554 ALLONS A LAFAYETTE 45-293/BCD 16523
November 1957 Gold Star Recording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX – Link Davis (? [gt], ? [bass], Ray Holder [drums], Sidney Brown [accordion])
058 2669 WALTZ OF THE JAMBALAYA 45-331 D 1135/BCD 15834 BCD 16523
059 2670 BOG CONNIE (TWO STEP) 45-331 D 1135/BCD 15834 BCD 16523
ca. August 1958 Houston, TX - Link Davis (Junior Beck [ld gt], Buck Henson [bass], Ray Holder [drums], Bucky Meadows [piano] + Echoes)
060 J8OW-7411 BON-TA-RU-LA (LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL) Allstar 7171-45/KK CD-06 COL-CD-5594
061 J8OW-7412 MEMORIES WITH YOU Allstar 7171-45
ca Early 1959 Gold Star Recording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX – Link Davis & Cajuns (Junior Beck [ld gt], Buck Henson [bass], Ray Holder [drums], Bucky Meadows [piano])
062 TA-101 PERMIT BLUES Tanker 715/KK CD 06 COL CD 5594
063 TA-102 AIRLINER Tanker 715/KK CD 06 COL CD 5594
ca. March 1959 Houston, TX - Link Davis (Junior Beck [ld gt], Buck Henson [bass], Ray Holder [drums], Bucky Meadows [piano] + Echoes)
064 A-1002 BALLAD OF JOLE BLON Allstar 7185-45
065 A-1003 VISIONS Allstar 7185-45
ca. March 1960 Houston, TX - Link Davis (Junior Beck [ld gt], Buck Henson [bass], Ray Holder [drums], Bucky Meadows [piano])
066 M-1270 LITTLE PEOPLE 7203-45
067 M-1271 TEE MAMOU 7203-45 /
ca. February 1961 Houston, TX - Link Davis (Junior Beck [ld gt], Buck Henson [bass], Bucky Meadows [piano])
068 1470 COME DANCE WITH ME D 1191/Ace 10CH 19 BCD 15835
069 1471 FIVE MILES FROM TOWN 1191/ BCD 15835
ca. 1961 Houston, TX - Link Davis (Junior Beck [ld gt], Buck Henson [bass], ? [drums], Bucky Meadows [piano])
070 LINK 1500 FERRY RIDE –isnt.- AL’S 1500 Rundell R013
071 LINK 1501 RICE & GRAVY AL’S 1501 / KK CD 06
072 AL’S 1510 JOHNNY BE GOODE AL’S 1503 Western 1001
073 AL’S 1511 MY LAST GOOD-BYE AL’S 1503 Western 1001
possibly prom this session:
073A HOUSTON JUNCTION –instr.- Rundell R 013
ca. August 1962 Houston, TX – Link Davis (unknown musicians)
074 ZG-69011 LITTLE RED BOAT Allboy 45-8505/COL-CD-5341 COL-CD-5594
075 ZG-69012 FORGET-ME-NOTS Allboy 45-8505
July 1963 Houston, TX – Link Davis (unknown musicians)
076 ZG 69017 JOLE BLON Allboy 45-8508
077 ZG 69018 GUY FROM BIG MAMOU Allboy 45-8508/COL-CD-5341
Fall 1963 Gold Star Recording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX – Link Davis (unknown musicians)
078 ACA-5466 YOU WERE ONLY PULLING MY LEG Paradise 1007/COL CD-5594
079 ACA-5467 WHENEVER YOU FIND YOUR LOVE MY LOVE Paradise 1007/COL CD-5594
late 1963 Gold Star Recording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX – Link Davis (unknown musicians)
080 AG-5972 ORANGE BLOSSOMS Paradise 1014/COL CD-5594
081 AG-5973 FEU FOLLET Paradise 1014/COL CD-5594
ca January 1964 Houston, TX – Link Davis (Joey Long [gt], Sammy Jay (Jaramillo) [bass], Link Davis Jr [drums], Bobby Welborn [trumpet])
082 M-4225 I KEEP WANTING YOU MORE Kool 1026
083 M-4226 BEATLE BUG ( inst ) Kool 1026/COL CD-5341, COL CD-5594, KK CD 06
September 1964 Houston, TX – Link Davis (unknown musicians)
084 M-4913 BIG MAMOU Alstar 7305/COL CD-5594
085 M-4914 LOUISIANA WALTZ Alstar 7305/COL CD-5594
late 1964 Houston, TX – Link Davis (unknown musicians)
086 LH-1227 IF IT’S WRONG TO LOVE YOU Princess 4038
087 LH-1228 I LOVE YOU A THOUSAND WAYS Princess 4038
late 1965 Gold Star Recording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX – Link Davis/Huey Meaux* (Rodney Lejeune [gt], Lionel Blanchard [bass], Dallas Roy [drums]. Producer: Huey Meaux )
000 I DREAMED OF MY BUDDIES* Crazy Cajun 517
088 HMLD-2 DON’T LET GO (LASH LA RA) Crazy Cajun 517
089 LDMS-1 AIRMAIL Crazy Cajun 521
090 LDMS-2/2-45367 RED BANDANA (Hobo Blues ) Crazy Cajun 521/CC LP 1004, MERCURY LP SR 61243
091 LD3/2-45364 BIG MAMOU Crazy Cajun 526/CC LP 1004, MERCURY LP SR 61243
092 LD4/2-45372 CAJUN HONEY Crazy Cajun 526/CC LP 1004, MERCURY LP SR 61243
late 1966 Recording Service Studios, Pasadena, TX – Link Davis (Joey Long [gt], Hank Flanagan [gt], Glenn Paul [steel], Buck Henson [bass], Roger Green [drums] Wiley Barkdull [piano])
093 BIG HOUSTON-short version Crazy Cajun CCLP 1004
093A 2-45366 BIG HOUSTON-long version MERCURY LP SR 61243
094 I PASSED IN FRONT OF YOUR DOOR Crazy Cajun CCLP 1004
095 2-45374 BLUES FOR LOUISIANA [RICE & GRAVY GEVER] CCLP-1004 SR-61243
096 2-45371 I PLAYED THAT SONG FOR YOU CCLP-1004 SR-61243
097 2-45375 JOLE BLON CCLP-1004 SR-61243
098 2-45363 PRETTY LITTLE DEDON CCLP-1004 SR-61243
099 LD4 FACE IN THE GLASS Princess 4057
099A FACE IN THE GLASS (without organ) CCLP-1004
100 LD3 ALBUQUERQUE Princess 4057/CCLP 1004
101 2-45376 SUGAR BEE CCLp 1004 SR-61243
ca 1966 unknown – Link Davis
102 CAJUN BLUES (Rice & Gravy Blues) COL CD-5594
103 FOU FOULET COL-CD-5594
ca 1967 Recording Service Studios, Pasadena, TX – Link Davis (Joey Long [gt], Hank Flanagan [gt], Glenn Paul [steel], Buck Henson [bass], Roger Green [drums] Wiley Barkdull [piano])
104 2-45365 STROLLIN’ MERCURY LP SR 61243
105 2-45369 KATALIN SR 61243
106 2-45370 GOIN’ TO LAFAYETTE SR-61243
107 2-45373 MY CONFESSION SR-61243
108 2-45368 THE DOCTOR KNOWS HIS BUSINESS SR-61243
ca 1967 Houston, TX – Link Davis (unknown musicians) [possibly remastered Allstar tracks]
109 M 4913 BIG MAMOU Stoneway 1053/KK CD 06
110 M 4914 LOUISIANA WALTZ Stoneway 1053
ca October 1969 Houston, TX – Link Davis (unknown musicians)
111 LH-5560 I PLAYED THAT SONG FOR YOU Venus 1447
112 LH-5561 STROLLING Venus 1447
1970 Houston, TX – Link Davis (unknown musicians)
113 LH-7007 JOGGING Western 1004
114 LH-7008 YOU GAVE ME THIS BROKEN HEART Western 1004
June 1971 Houston, TX – Link Davis (unknown musicians)
115 FORGET ME NOT Odle 119
116 THE FACE IN THE GLASS Odle 119
117 KALINDA Odle 119
118 CAJON DOLL Odle 1199

ALBUMS
Mercury SR-61243 Cajun Crawdaddy: Pretty Little Dedon; Big Mamou; Strollin'; Big Houston; Hobo Blues; The Doctor Knows His Business; Katalin; Going To Lafayette --I Played That Song For You; Cajun Honey; My Confession; Rice & Gravy Fever; Jole Blon; Sugar Bee – 11-69
Crazy Cajun CCLP-1004 Big Mamou: Big Mamou; Pretty Little Dedon; Mamou Waltz; Hey Garcon; Lonely Heart; Time Will Tell; Gumbo Ya Ya (Everybody Talks At Once); Falling For You; Crawfish Crawl; You're Little But You're Cute; Mama Say No; Everytime I Pass Your Door; You Show Up Missing; Cajun Love; Kajalena; Va T'cacher (Go Hide Yourself) - 75
Krazy Kat [UK] KKCD-6 Let The Good Times Roll: Joe Turner; Have You Heard The News; Steel Guitar Jump; You Played Around; Baby I Just Want You [Floyd Tillman]; A little For Me [Floyd Tillman]; O.P.S. Blues [102 RANCH BOYS/HARMONICA KID], Coo-Coo-Coo [HARMONICA KID]; Blon [HARMONICA KID]; Grasshopper; I'll Keep On Crying [STRING BAND/HARMONICA KID]; All The World Is Lonely Now [Benny Leaders]; Rice And Gravy Boogie; Rice And Gravy Blues; Bon-Ta-Ru-La (Let The Good Times Roll); Permit Blues; Airliner; Rice And Gravy; Big Mamou; Beatle Bug – 04-91

Collectables COL-CD-5341 The Guys From Big Mamou: Joey Long and Link Davis: [Link Davis:] Rice And Gravy Blues; The Guy From Big Mamou; Little Red Boat; Cockroach; Bon Tu Ru La; Grasshopper; Beatle Bug; Cajun Doll; [Joey Long:] Something To Ease My Pain; If You see My Baby; I Need Someone; Lealla; The Blues Just Walked In; The Rains Came - 9-
Collectables COL-CD-5594 Cajun Blues: Cajun Blues; Fou Foulet; Little Red Boat; Bon Tu Ru La; Cockroach; Big Houston; Rice And Gravy Blues; You Played Around; Permit Blues; Airliner; Big Mamou; Grasshopper; Beatle Bug; You Were Only Pulling My Leg; Whenever You Find Love; Forget Me Nots – 05-96
Edsel [UK] EDCD-279 Big Mamou Boogie: (Live With Me In) Big Mamou; Red Bandana; Let's Go To Big Houston; Little Dee Don; Jolie Blonde; I Played That Song For You; Face In The Glass; Blues For Louisiana; Sugar Bee; Albuquerque; I Passed In Front Of Your Door – 05-99
Revola [UK] 252 Gumbo Ya-Ya – The Best of 1948-1958: Big Mamou; Pretty Little Dedon; Lonely Heart; Time Will Tell; Mamou Waltz; Hey, Garcon!; Falling For You; Gumbo Ya-Ya (Everybody Talks At Once); Crawfish Crawl; You're Little But You're Cute; Mama Say No; You Show Up Missing; Every Time I Pass Your Door; Cajun Love; Kajalena; Va T'Cacher (Go Hide Yourself); Joe Turner; Have You Heard The News; Grasshopper; Sixteen Chicks; Grasshopper Rock; Trucker From Tennessee; Don't Big Shot Me; Cockroach; Slippin' And Slidin' Sometimes; Bon-Ton-Ru-La (Let The Good Times Roll); Rice & Gravy Blues; You Played Around; Rice & Gravy Boogie; San Antonio Blues – 05-08
Bear Family [GER] BCD-16523 Big Mamou: Big Mamou; Pretty Little Dedon; Lafayette Wedding; Rice And Gravy Blues; Chere Petite (Dear Little One); Port Arthur; Lonely Heart; Time Will Tell; Mamou Waltz; Hey, Garcon!; Falling For You; Gumbo Ya-Ya (Everybody Talks At Once); The Crawfish Crawl; You're Little But You're Cute; Mama Say No; You Show Up Missing; Everytime I Pass Your Door; Cajun Love; Kajalena; Va t'cacher (Go Hide Yourself); Sixteen Chicks; Deep In The Heart Of A Fool; Don't Big Shot Me; Grasshopper Rock; Trucker From Tennessee; Bayou Buffalo; Would You Be Waiting; 8. Slippin' And Slidin' Sometimes; Allons A Lafayette; Waltz Of The Jambalaya; Big Coonie (Two-Step); Bayou Buffalo; Slippin' And Slidin' Sometimes; Big Coonie (Two-Step) - 09 (complete Columbia & Starday)
BACM [UK] CD D 307 Jerry Irby & Link Davis: Texas Swing: [Jerry Irby & His Texas Ranchers:] I'm Gonna Get Tight; If I Had A Great Long Pistol; Too Many Women; Texas Gal Polka [Link Davis & His Bluebonnet Play Boys:] My Pretty Blonde; Tired Of Being Lonesome; Born To Love You; Why Did You Go Away; [Jerry Irby & His Texas Ranchers:] There's Nothing Left For Me; Ball And Chain; Don't Lie My Darlin'; By The Rio Grande; [Link Davis & His Bluebonnet Playboys:] I'm Tired; I'm Waiting For You; [Jerry Irby & His Texas Ranchers:] Hillbilly Boogie; My Gal From Tennessee; Uptown Swing; My Life Is Full Of Sorrow; Mama Don't Allow; Tell Me Do You Care; [Link Davis & His Bluebonnet Playboys:] Rice And Gravy Blues; Broken Heart; You Played Around; Rice And Gravy Boogie; Texas Swing; Steel Guitar Jump; You Low Down Conceited Dog; You Loved Me Too Late; I'm Grieving Over You - 10


Collections mentioned in session list:
Collectables COL-CD-5594 Cajun Blues
Krazy Kat KK CD 24 Diggin’ Texas Swing 1946-1955
Bear Family [GER] BCD-15834 The Komplete D Singles… Collection, vol.3
Bear Family [GER] BCD-15835 The Komplete D Singles… Collection, vol.4
Bear Family [GER] BCD-16296 The SARG Records Story
Bear Family [GER] BCD-16355 Harry Choates – Devil In The Bayou


SINGLES
Imperial (1947)
8004 My Pretty Blonde / Born To Love You - 47
8008 Why Did You Go Away? / Tired Of Being Lonesome - 47
8009 I'm Tired / I'm Waiting For You - 47
8018 Rice And Gravy Boogie / Rice And Gravy Blues – 48
3001 Broken Heart / You Played Around – 48 (released on Bayou)
8025 I'm Grieving Over You / You Loved Me Too Late - 48
8030 Steel Guitar Jump / Your Lowdown Conceited Dog - 48
Goldstar (1949)
670 Have You Heard The News / Joe Turner - 49
OKeh (ca. 1952-54) / Columbia (1954-55)
4-18001 Big Mamou / Pretty Little Demon – 13-02-53
4-18011 Lonely Heart / Time Will Tell – 29-05-53
4-18025 Mamou Waltz / Hey Garcon – 04-01-54
4-18035 Falling For You / Gumbo Ya Ya – 08-03-54
4-18048 The Crawfish Crawl / You're Little, But You're Cute – 12-07-54
4-18057 Mama Say No / You Show Up Missing – 25-10-54
4-21350 Va T' Catcher / Kajalena – ca. 27-12-54
4-21431 Cajun Love / Every Time I Pass Your Door – 01-08-55
Nucraft (1955)
2026 Grasshopper / Magnolia Garden Waltz – 07-55
Sarg (1956)
136-45 Big Houston / Cockroach – 27-07-56 (reissued on Western 1003)
Starday (1956-57)
45-235 Sixteen Chicks / Deep In The Heart Of A Fool - 04-56
45-242 Sixteen Chicks / Grasshopper Rock – 05-56
45-255 Truck Driver From Tennessee / Don't Big Shot Me - 07-56
45-275 Bayou Buffalo / Would You Be Eaiting? - 12-56
45-293 Slippin' And Slidin' Sometimes / Allons A Lafayette - 05-57 (UK issue on Ace NS-52)
45-331 Waltz Of The Jambalaya / Big Connie - 11-57 (reissued on D 1135 in 04-60)
Allstar (1958-59)
7171-45 Bon-Ta-Ru-La (Let The Good Times Roll) / Memories With You - 09-58
7185-45 Ballad Of Jole Blon / Visions - 04-59
Tanker (1959)
715 Permit Blues / Airliner - 08-59
Allstar (1960)
7203-45 Tee Mamou / Little People – ca 05-60
D (1961)
1191 Come Dance With Me / Five Miles From Town – 31-03-61
Al's (ca. 1961)
1500/1501 Rice And Gravy / Ferry Ride - 61
1503 Johnny Be Good / My Last Good-Bye - 61
Rundell [GER]
R013 - Ferry Ride / Houston Junction
Allboy (1962-63)
45-8505 Little Red Boat / Forget-Me-Nots – 09-62
45-8508 Guy From Big Mamou / Jole Blonde – ca. 10-63
Paradise (1963)
1007 Whenever You Find Your love / Only Pulling My Leg- ca 63
1014 Orange Blossoms / Feu Doplet – 07-65
Kool (1964)
1026 Beatle Bug / I Keep Wanting You More – 09-03-64
Allstar (1964)
7305 Big Mamou / Louisiana Waltz – 09-64
Crazy Cajun (1965)
517 [Huey Meaux:] I Dreamed Of My Buddies / Don't Let Go
521 Air Mail / Red Bandana
526 Big Mamou / Cajun Honey
Princess (1965-66)
4038 If It's Wrong To Love You / I Love You A Thousand Ways - 65
4057 Albuquerque / Face In The Glass - 66
Stoneway (1969)
1053 Big Mamou / Louisiana Waltz - 69
Venus (1969)
1447 Strolling / I Played That Song For You – 69
Western (1970)
1004 Jogging / You Gave Me This Broken Heart - 70
Odle (1971)
119 Forget Me Not / The Face In The Glass / Kalinda / Cajun Doll - 71


Acknowledgements

Thanks to Michel Ruppli, not only for his books which I use daily, but also for a large amount of rare and unpublished data from his giant archive.
Thanks to all my friends - country music fans - in Czech Republic - Vladimir Pikora, Michal Gololobov, Milos Holecek, Tony Foglar, Rene Pavlik and Petr Vitous.
Thanks to Mario Manciotti for sending session details daily
Thanks to Kurt Rokitta for a lot of session info
Thanks to Bill Daniels for sharing a lot of labels info
Thanks to Lillies Ohlsson for many western swing contributions.
Thanks to Dick Grant for many artists files
Thanks to Thieu Van De Vorst for a lot of additions and corrections
Thanks to Goran Adolph for many rare albums info
Thanks to Hans Sandberg for many rare session data
Thanks to Chris Huskey for many sessions info.
Thanks to Kittra Moore for musicians and recording data
Thanks to Dik de Heer for many additions on rockabilly.
Thanks to Luiz Roberto Costa for helping me with the western genre.
Thanks to Wolf Ruediger Sommer, who not only sent me additional data, but is also watch-dog, correcting my typos and other errors.
Thanks to Robert Platt for priceless info on Canadian (but not only) artists.
Thanks to Phil Watson for hard work on Crown Prince of country music discography. Thanks to Walter Gabriel for filling the gaps in track listings of rare albums and various artists compilations.
Thanks to Kent Heineman for many independent recordings info
Thanks to Ken Nelson for bluegrass and more additions.
Thanks to Tony Middleton for RCA session info.
Thanks to Xavier Maire for interesting additions and for info on his website www.bopping.org.
Thanks to Henk Scholts for long time cooperation.
Thanks to Richard Price for miscellaneous session information
Thanks to Carl G. Cederblad for additions to sessionographies
Thanks to Paul Urbahns, Marc Alesina, Bill Millet, Bengt Wahlström, John Morris, Dominique Anglares, Pierre Monnery, Jeremy Roberts, Ben Collins, Alex Frazer-Harrison, K.F.Raizor, Ed Tabor, Mario Wildner, Ole Skjoldhøj, Eileen Sisk, Per Kammersgaard, David Bussey, Bill Marks for rare info on their favorite artists.
Thanks to Reginald Bartlette for info and additions of Columbia custom numbers.
Thanks to Katarina Fromm for various singles info.
Thanks to many others who sent some info - all are important.
Thanks to Richard Weize for his idea to produce projects, which have small commercial potential, but huge value for collectors - I spend a lot of money buying boxes and CDs, sometimes mainly because of the accompanying discographies.
Thanks also to Patrick Milligan, who created many discographies for Bear Family projects
Thanks to Marek Bozickovic for picture in head
And last but not least I would like to thank all who visit this blog - they come from more than 100 countries.