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Saturday, November 7, 2009

Armstrong Twins

SESSIONS
by Dick Grant (received on November 6)
ca. December 1947 Associated Studio, Pasadena, CA - Armstrong Twins/*Floyd & Lloyd - Armstrong Twins (Floyd Armstrong [ld vcl/duet vcl/hmny vcl/talk vcl/gt], Lloyd Armstrong [duet vcl/hmny vcl/talk vcl/mandolin], Billy Hughes [fiddle])
001 1671 MOTHER'S ONLY SLEEPING 4-Star 1244/ET-17 LP 118 Arhoolie CD-9046 Clabo CD-1001
002 1672 unknown title unissued
003 1673 I KNOW MY DADDY'S THERE* 1244 1293/ET-45
004 1674RE MANDOLIN BOOGIE 1231 Apex 76037/ET-17 LP-118 Arhoolie CD-9046 Clabo CD-1001 Collector CLCD-2859
005 1675 unknown title unissued
006 1676 THREE MILES SOUTH OF CASH (IN ARKANSAS) 1231 Apex 76037/ET-17 LP 118 Arhoolie CD-9046 Clabo CD-1001
Apex 76037 is Canadian issue (1954)
ca February 1948 Associated Studio, Pasadena, CA - Armstrong Twins (Floyd Armstrong [ld vcl/duet vcl/hmny vcl/talk vcl/gt], Lloyd Armstrong [duet vcl/hmny vcl/talk vcl/mandolin], Billy Hughes [fiddle])
007 1803 MANDOLIN RAG 1244/ET-17 LP-118 CD-9046 CD-1001
008 1804 unknown title
009 1805 SPARKLING BLUE EYES 1273/ET-17 LP-118 CD-9046 CD-1001
010 1806 unknown title
011 1807 unknown title
012 1808 BEETLE WITH THE BOOGIE BEAT 1273/ET-17 LP-118 CD-9046 CD-1001
013 1809 BABY GIRL 1293/ET-45 LP-118 CD-9046 CD-1001
25 November 1948 [Dinner-Bell Round Up radio show] KXLA Radio Station, Pasadena, CA - Armstring Twins (Les Anderson [steel], Harold Hensley [fiddle]
01301 LITTLE CABIN HOME ON THE HILL Country Routes RFD CD-08
11 December 1948 [Country Banr Dance radio show] KXLA Radio Station, Pasadena, CA - Armstring Twins (Harold Hensley [fiddle]
01302 BEAUTIFUL BROWN EYES Country Routes RFD CD-08
ca March 1949 Associated Studio, Pasadena, CA - Armstrong Twins (Floyd Armstrong [ld vcl/duet vcl/hmny vcl/talk vcl/gt], Lloyd Armstrong [duet vcl/hmny vcl/talk vcl/mandolin], Patsy Armstrong [vcl], Billy Hughes [fiddle])
014 3052 ADDRESS FROM HEAVEN 1386/ET-45 LP-118 CD-9046 CD-1001
015 3053 unknown title
016 3054 unknown title
017 3055 unknown title
018 3056 unknown title
019 3057 unknown title
020 3058 unknown title
021 3059 unknown title
022 3060 ALABAMA BABY 1386/LP-118 CD-9046 CLCD-2859
30 May 1949 [Home Town Jamboree radio show] KXLA Radio Station, Pasadena, CA - Armstrong Twins & Patsy Armstrong
02201 HONKY TONKIN' Country Routes RFD CD-08
4 July 1949 [Home Town Jamboree radio show] KXLA Radio Station, Pasadena, CA - Armstrong Twins
02202 STUCK UP BLUES Country Routes RFD CD-08
02203 MANDOLIN BOOGIE RFD CD-08
ca. February 1950 Associated Studio, Pasadena, CA - Armstrong Twins, *&Patsy (Floyd Armstrong [ld vcl/duet vcl/hmny vcl/talk vcl/gt], Lloyd Armstrong [duet vcl/hmny vcl/talk vcl/mandolin], Patsy Armstrong [vcl], Billy Hughes [fiddle])
023 3565 HE CAN SAVE YOUR SOUL* 45-1445
024 3566 unknown title
025 3567 unknown title
026 3568 MATTHEW* 24 X 38
027 3569 IT'S NEVER TOO LATE* 45-1524/LP-118 CD-9046 CD-1001
028 3570 GARDEN IN THE SKY X 38
029 3571 BOUQUET IN HEAVEN* 45-1445/Old Timey LP-126
030 3572 unknown title
031 3573 unknown title
032 3574 unknown title
033 3575 unknown title
034 3576 ARKANSAS SPECIAL* 45-1524/ET-44 Old Timey LP-118 CD-9046 CD-1001
from sessions above Pasadena, CA - Armstrong Twins, *&Patsy/**Floyd & Lloyd - The Armstrong Twins (Floyd Armstrong [ld vcl/duet vcl/hmny vcl/talk vcl/gt], Lloyd Armstrong [duet vcl/hmny vcl/talk vcl/mandolin], Patsy Armstrong [vcl], Billy Hughes [fiddle])
CABIN HOME IN CAROLINE* ET-44 LP-118
I WONDER WHERE YOU ARE TONIGHT** 4 Star ET-45/Old Timey LP-118
KNEEL AT THE CROSS 4 Star 2S-1
LITTLE PAPER BOY* ET-44 LP-118
LOVE SWEET LOVE** ET-45 Old Timey LP-126
NEXT SUNDAY DARLING IS MY BIRTHDAY** ET-45/LP-118
TELL ME WHY DADDY DON'T COME HOME* ET-44
WE'LL MEET AGAIN SWEETHEART* ET-44 LP-16
WHAT WILL YOU GIVE (IN EXCHANGE FOR YOUR SOUL) 4 Star 2S-1
WILL THE ANGELS HAVE A SWEETHEART* ET-44 LP-118
1968 Rimrock Studio, Concord, AR - Armstrong Twins (Producer: Wayne Raney)
035THANKS FOR SETTING ME FREE Rimrock RS-264
036 WHEN A HILLBILLY GOES TO TOWN RS-264
Spring 1979 Little Rock, AR - Armstrong Twins (Floyd Armstrong [vcl/gt], Lloyd Armstrong [vcl/mandolin] + Zane Beck [dobro], Monte Avery [bass]
037 EIGHT THIRTY BLUES Arhoolie 5022
038 GREAT SPECKLED BIRD Arhoolie 5022
039 I WANT TO BE LOVED Arhoolie 5022
040 THANK YOU FOR SETTING ME FREE Arhoolie 5022
041 STUCK UP BLUES Arhoolie 5022
042 THERE'S BEEN A CHANGE Arhoolie 5022
043 GREENBACK DOLLAR Arhoolie 5022
Spring 1979 Little Rock, AR - Armstrong Twins (Floyd Armstrong [vcl/gt], Lloyd Armstrong [vcl/mandolin] + Zane Beck [dobro], Monte Avery [bass]
044 I REAP MY HARVEST IN HEAVEN Arhoolie 5022
045 WHY NOT CONFESS Arhoolie 5022
046 OLD THREE ROOM SHACK Arhoolie 5022
047 WALL AROUND MY HEART Arhoolie 5022
048 SILVER HAIRED DADDY OF MINE Arhoolie 5022
049 ON THE BANKS OF THE OHIO Arhoolie 5022
050 BEAUTIFUL BROWN EYES Arhoolie 5022
26 March 1982 [The Echoes of The Ozarks, poss. TV show] Mountain View, AR - Lonnie Glosson [-2] & Armstrong Twins [-1]
05000 MAMA -2 National Council for the Traditional Arts NCTA-EO-CO105A
05000 Unknown Title -2 NCTA-EO-CO105A
05000 FAST PASSENGER TRAIN -2 NCTA-EO-CO105A
05000 FOX CHASE (Intro) -2 NCTA-EO-CO105A
05000 FOX CHASE -2 NCTA-EO-C0105A
05000 Closing Remarks & Sales Pitch -2 NCTA-EO-CO105A
05000 Set Up for Intermission & Sales Pitch - 2 NCTA-EO-CO105A
05001 Intro - THE ARMSTRONG TWINS -1 NCTA-EO-CO105A
05002 Opening Remarks & Dedications -1 NCTA-EO-CO105A
05003 MAPLE ON THE HILL -1 NCTA-EO-CO105A
05004 STUCK UP BLUES -1 NCTA EO-CO105A
05005 SILVER HAIRED DADDY OF MINE -1 NCTA EO-CO-105A
05006 GREENBACK DOLLAR -1 NCTA EO-CO105A
05007 SEND ME YOUR ADDRESS FROM HEAVEN -1 NCTA EO-CO105A
05008 WHY NOT CONFESS - 1 NCTA EO-CO105A
05009 THE GREAT SPECKLED BIRD -1 NCTA EO-CO105A
05010 Audience Requests - 1 NCTA EO-CO105A
05011 WHAT WOULD I GIVE IN EXCHANGE FOR YOUR SOUL -1 NCTA EO-CO-105A/B
27 March 1982 [The Echoes of The Ozarks, poss. TV show] Mountain View, AR - Lonnie Glosson [-2] & Armstrong Twins [-1] (Sam Younger [fiddle] + Irvin Freeze [?], Luther Freeze [?], Julia Case [dancer], Almeida Riddle [vcl])
05012 OLD THREE ROOM SHACK -1 National Council for the Traditional Arts NCTA EO-CO108B
05013 Remarks about Repertoire & Song Intro -1 NCTA EO-CO108A
05014 PRECIOUS JEWEL -1 NCTA EO-CO108A
05015 KENTUCKY -1 NCTA EO-CO108A
05016 Audience calls for Encore -1 NCTA EO-CO108A
05017 WHERE THE SOUL OF MAN NEVER DIES -1 NCTA EO-CO108A
05018 Remarks about ARMSTRONG TWINS - Variety of music on tour, spread of music -1 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 Intro - LONNIE GLOSSON -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 Unknown Title -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 Remarks about Harmonica & tune intro -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 TUFF -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 POPPING THE HARMONICA -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 MY VOICE IS CHANGING ON ME -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 WE’RE SO GLAD -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 MAKE FRIENDS (Spoken Intro) -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 Intro: Talking harmonica, heavy sales pitch, Song dedication -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 MAMA -2 National Council for the Traditional Arts NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 FOX CHASE (Described) -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 FOX CHASE -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 FAST PASSENGER TRAIN (Described) -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 FAST PASSENGER TRAIN -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 Closing Remarks -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 Remarks about tour musicians, thanks for sponsors,Announcements -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 Intro - LOCAL FOLKS -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 CARROLL COUNTY BLUES -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 SUGAR IN THE GROUND -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 Closing remarks & brings entire cast back to stage -2 NCTA EO-CO108A
05000 Set Up & remark -2 NCTA EO-CO108B

ALBUMS
Old Timey LP-118 Hillbilly Mandolin: Mandolin Boogie; Sparkling Brown Eyes; Three Miles South Of Cash In Arkansas; Mother's Only Sleeping; Mandolin Rag; Address From Heaven; Alabama Baby; It's Never Too Late; Arkansas Special; I Wonder Where You Are Tonight; Will The Angels Have A Sweetheart; Beetle With The Boogie Beat; Little Paper Boy; Cabin Home In Caroline; Baby Girl; Next Sunday Darling Is My Birthday - 79
Arhoolie 5022 Just Country Boys: Eight Thirty Blues; Great Speckled Bird; I Want To Be Loved; Thank You For Setting Me Free; Stuck Up Blues; There's Been A Change; Greenback Dollar; I Reap My Harvest In Heaven; Why Not Confess; Old Three Room Shack; Wall Around My Heart; Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine; On the Banks Of The Ohio; Beautiful Brown Eyes - 05-81
Arhoolie ARH-CD-9046 Mandolin Boogie: Mandolin Boogie;Three Miles South of Cash; Mother's Only Sleeping; Mandolin Rag; Sparkling Blue Eyes; Beetle With the Boogie Woogie Beat; Address from Heaven; Alabama Baby; It's Never Too Late; Arkansas Special; Eight Thirty Blues; Silver Haired Daddy of Mine; Just a Country Boy; Greenback Dollar; Old Three Room Shack; Why Not Confess; Beautiful Brown Eyes - 27-07-04 (sampler)
There are tracks from three 10" 4-Star albums listed in sessionography: ET-17, ET-44, ET-45, more details unknown

SINGLES
4-Star (1947-52)
1231 Mandolin Boogie / Three Miles South Of Cash In Arkansas - 02-48
1244 I Know My Daddy's There / Mother's Only Sleeping - 06-48
1273 Sparkling Blue Eyes / Beetle With The Boogie - ca. 09-48
1293 Baby Girl / I Know My Daddy's There - ca. 01-48
1386 Alabama Baby / Address From Heaven - 09-49
45-1445 He Can Save Your Soul / Bouquet In Heaven - 03-50
45-1524 It's Never Too Late / Arkansas Special - ca. 09-50
X 38 Matthew 24 / Garden In The Sky - ca. 02-52
Rimrock (1968)
RS-264 Thanks For Setting Me Free / When A Hillbilly Goes To Town - 68

Dottie Dillard

by Michel Ruppli, William Cox, Praguefrank, Bill Daniels
SESSIONS
15 February 1950 New York City – Dottie Dillard
001 75830 LET THE GOOD THINGS HAPPEN Coral 9-60180
002 75831 SAVE YOUR CONFEDERATE MONEY 9-60180
1 July 1950 Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville,  TN - Jack Shook and Dottie Dillard (Owen Bradley Quintet)
003 76580/NA 2174 GOODNIGHT, IRENE  Coral 64054
004 76581/NA 2175 GIVE ME A LITTLE OLD FASHIONED LOVE  Coral 64054
31 July 1950 Castle Studio at The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Jack Shook and Dottie Dillard (Owen Bradley Quintet) .Producer: Paul Cohen)
005 76702/OB-1  I'LL NEVER BE FREE Coral 9-60293
2 October 1950 Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville , TN – Jack Shook and Dottie Dillard (Owen Bradley Quintet)
006 76956/NA 2217  BLUE CHRISTMAS  Coral 64066
007 76957/NA 2218  THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME AT CHRISTMAS Coral 64066
008 76958/NA 2219  THE LOVING YOU CONTINUALLY BLUES  Coral 64075
009 76959/NA 2220  I'VE CRIED A SALTY RIVER OVER YOU  Coral 64075 
26 October 1953 Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Dottie Dillard
010 M-8197/E3KB-5343 TREASURE ISLAND Dot 45-15138 
011 M-8198/E3KB-5344 I DON'T WANT TO SET THE WORLD ON FIRE  45-15138 
012 M-8199/E3KB-5345 OH JOHNNY, OH JOHNNY, OH 45-15203
013 M-8200/E3KB-5346 COW COW BOOGIE  45-15203


SINGLES
Coral (1950-51)
9-60180 Let The Good Things Happen / Save Your Confederate Money – 04-50
9-64054 Goodnight, Irene / Old Fashioned Love – 50 w. Jack Shook and Owen Bradley Quintet
9-60293 I’ll never Be Free / [Owen Bradley:] Is There Somebody Else – 50  w. Jack Shook and Owen Bradley Quintet
9-64066 Blue Christmas / There's No Place Like Home At Christmas – 11-50
9-64075 I’ve Cried A Salty River Over You / Lovin’ You Cintinually Blues – 03-51
Dot (1953)
45-15138  Treasure Island / I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire – 03-54 (rev. March 13)
45-15203  Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny, Oh / Cow Cow Boogie – 05-54

Lonnie Irving




*11-06-1932 Stoneville, NC, +02-12-1960
By Gary B. Reid, Dick Grant, Steve Hathaway
SESSIONS

December 1959 Radio Station WHEE, The Setback Building, Bridge and Church St., Martinsville, VA – Lonnie Irving (Lonnie Irving [vcl], Jim Eanes[rh gt], Frank Burris [el gt], Arnold Terry [rh gt], Allen Shelton [banjo], Cliff Ragsdale [bass], Roy Russell [fiddle}.Producer: Lewis Crompton and Jim Eanes)
001 3135 PINBALL MACHINE Lonnie Irving 45-827 Starday 45-486 7005/ SLP-1326 [va] SLP-140 [va] SLP-168 [va] SLP-261 [va] SLP-454 [va] SRS-67028 [va]
002 3136 I GOT BLUES ON MY MIND Lonnie Irving 45-827 Starday 45-486/ Traditional Country Music Makers MRCD-012
May 1960 Radio Station WHEE, The Setback Building, Bridge and Church St., Martinsville, VA - Lonnie Irving (Lonnie Irving [vcl], Jim Eanes [rh gt], Frank Burris [el gt], Arnold Terry [rh gt], Allen Shelton [banjo], Cliff Ragsdale/Curly Howard [bass], Roy Russell [fiddle].Producer: Lewis Crompton and Jim Eanes)
003 3257 GOOSEBALL BROWN 45-505 7024 /SLP-250 [va] NLP-2066 [va]/ Traditional Country Music Makers MRCD-014
004 3258 AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE 45-505
005 3259 IF YOU AIN’T GONNA LOVE ME unissued
June 1960 Radio Station WHEE, The Setback Building, Bridge and Church St., Martinsville, VA - Lonnie Irving (Lonnie Irving [vcl], Jim Eanes [rh gt], Frank Burris [el gt], Arnold Terry [rh gt], Allen Shelton [banjo], Cliff Ragsdale [bass], Roy Russell [fiddle].Producer: Jim Eanes)
006 3325 I WISH I HAD MY HEART BACK 45-520
007 3326 TRUCKER’S VITUS 45-520/SLP-306 [va]

SINGLES
Lonnie Irving (1959)
45-827 Pinball Machine / I Got Blues On My Mind – ca 01-60 (Starday Custom; reissued on Starday 45-486)
Starday (1960, independent recordings)
45-505 Old Fashioned Love / Gooseball Brown - 08-60
45-520 Trucker's Virus / I Wish I Had My Heart Back - 11-60
7005 [Tom O' Neal:] Sleeper Cab Blues / [Lonnie Irving:] Pinball Machine - 63

 

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.