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Friday, May 14, 2010

Slim Willet

2nd version
by Dick Grant (with acknowledgements to Al Turner; Phil Tricker; Adam Komorowski and Dave Sax); Mario Manciotti

SESSIONS
spring 1950 KRBC Radio Station, Abilene, TX ­- Slim Willet (Earl Montgomery [rh gt], Georgia Underwood [bass], Shorty Underwood [fiddle] + vocal chorus. producer: Slim Willet)
001 363 I'M GOING STRONG Star Talent 770/Krazy Kat 22 White Label WLP-2814
002 364 I'M A TOOL PUSHER FROM SNYDER [I'M A TOOL PUSHER ON A ROTARY RIG] Star Talent 770/Krazy Kat 22 White Label WLP-2814
Star Talent 770 re-released with alternative title of “TOOL PUSHER ON A ROTARY RIG”. White Label WLP-2814 BOPPIN’ HILLBILLY Vol.14 (1990, NED) Krazy Kat KKCD-21 PLAYBOY BOOGIE (2001, UK)
1950 KRBC Radio Station, Abilene, TX ­- Slim Willet (poss. Earl Montgomery [rh gt], Georgia Underwood [bass], Shorty Underwood [fiddle], Price Self [piano]. Producer: Slim Willet)
003 367 NOBODY LOVES A FAT MAN Star Talent 777
004 368 GIVE ME THAT KIND OF LOVE (THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE) Star Talent 777
005 369 A COLD CAN OF BEER Star Talent 774
006 370 I CALL YOU STINGY Star Talent 774
early 1951 KRBC Radio Station, Abilene, TX ­- Slim Willet, * & Jean Stansbury (Earl Montgomery [rh gt], Georgia Underwood [bass], Shorty Underwood [fiddle], Price Self [piano]. Producer: Slim Willet)
007 383 MY STORY'S SADDER THAN YOURN* Star Talent 780
008 384 WHEN WE GROW OLD Star Talent 780
ca. August 1951 KRBC Radio Station, Abilenes, TX - Slim Willet & His Hired Hands, * & Jean Stansbury (Earl Montgomery [rh gt], Georgia Underwood [bass], Shorty Underwood [fiddle], Price Self [piano]. Producer: Slim Willet)
009 none-1 MY STORY IS SADDER THAN YOURN* unissued
010 5089 LOVE'S PRISON X32 OP 153/
011 5090 LET ME KNOW X32 OP 153 1625/Audio Lab AL-1542 Blue Ribon 2S-25 Int.Award AK-218
009 none-2* MY STORY IS SADDER THAN YOURN* [aka MY STORY IS SADDER THAN YOURS] unissued/Hilltop JS-6024**
* Note by Praguefrank: *master number may have been 5091, ** note by Dick Grant: presumably 2nt take used. X-32 was obviously planned as the next release but withdrawn after a short time
1952 KRBC Radio Station, Abilenes, TX - Slim Willet, * & Brush Cutters (Jean Stansbury [gt], Georgia Underwood [bass], Shorty Underwood [fiddle]. Producer: Slim Willet)
012 OP-187 THE FIGHT Slim Willet Special OP-133
013 OP-188 FOUR HAND BLUES -instr.- OP-133/Collector CLCD-2857
014 OP-189 HADACOL CORNERS* OP-135 4 Star 45-1614/Castle LP-8214 White Label WLP-2810, Collector CLCD-2857
ca February 1952 Fair Park Auditorium, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet (Jean Stansbury [gt], Vaughn O' Shields [steel], Georgia Underwood [bass], Shorty Underwood [fiddle -take 2], Price Self [piano -take 1]. Producer: Slim Willet) [drums overdubbed on take 3]
015 6072-1 DON’T LET THE STARS (GET IN YOUR EYES) Slim Willet Special OP-135, 4 Star 45-1614 ET-109 Slim Willet AP-40 Blue Ribbon 2S-12, Blue Ribbon 2Ss-16 Bluegrass EP-101/Hilltop JS 6000 JS-6087 Design SDLP-6088 Redita RLP-109, Bulldog BDL-2015 Pickwick SH-3307-3, Castle LP-8213, Collector CLCD-2857 Indigo IGOTCD-2558
015A 6072-2 DON’T LET THE STARS (GET IN YOUR EYES) Audio Lab AL-9/AL-1542 Artistic 224
015B 6072-3 DON’T LET THE STARS (GET IN YOUR EYES) King LP-697
Master No. 6072-2 has a Fiddle and Stl Gtr backing.
Master No. 6072-3 has overdubbed Drums added by an unknown session musician at KING.
Artistic 224 was released with 3 different label designs. (A) BLACK/SILVER = “ORIGINAL COUNTRY HITS” 33rpm. Jukebox Mini LP.(B) YELLOW/RED = “ORIGINAL COUNTRY HITS” 33rpm. Jukebox Mini LP. (C) WHITE/BLACK = “WESTERN” Vol.2.33rpm.Jukebox Mini LP.
The first 2 releases include the ORIGINAL released version of “DON’T LET THE STARS (GET IN YOUR EYES).
The third release is the ‘DRUMS’ version.
Redita RLP-109“NASHVILLE COUNTRY ROCK (1974, NED); Bulldog BDL-2015 20 GOLDEN PIECES OF COUNTRY CHARTS (UK); Pickwick SH-3307-3 THE STARS AND THE HITS; Indigo IGOTCD-2558 SICK, SOBER & SORRY
November 1952 KRBC Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet & His Hired Hands (Vaughn O' Shields [steel], Earl Montgomery [bass], Shorty Underwood [fiddle], ? [fiddle], Price Self [piano]. Producer: Slim Willet)
015 6214 THE RED ROSE Slim Willet OP-161 45-1637 Blue Ribbon 2S-35 Apex 76036 Quality 1113/ET-113 Audio Lab AL-1542 Collector CLCD-2857 Castle LP-8213
016 6215 MY LOVE SONG TO YOU Slim Willet OP-153 45-1625 AP-40 Apex 76017 Quality 1096/ ET-111 Audio Lab AL-1542 Castle LP-8213
017 6216 unknown title
018 6217 LIVE WHILE YOU’RE YOUNG Slim Willet OP-161 45-1637 Apex 76036 Quality 1113/ Castle LP-8214 Collector CLCD-2857
019 6218/5090RE 1 LET ME KNOW OP-153 45-1625 ET-111 Apex 76017 Quality 1096/Design DLP-607 Castle LP-8213 Collector CLCD-2857
Master No. 6218 was assigned to a re-recording of “Let Me Know”, but the re-recording was subseqently re-released with the original master number (5090) with 6218 deleted in the wax.
Apex 76017, 76036 are Canadian issues (1954)
Design DLP/SDLP-607 COUNTRY & WESTERN STARS Vol.3 (March 1963)
30 September 1952 KXOX Radio Station, Sweetwater, TX - Slim Willet (Producer: Slim Willet)
020 YOU ARE ALL I WANT THIS CHRISTMAS unissued
021 I BELIEVE IN YOU unissued
1952 [The Louisiana Hayride, KWKH Radio show] Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, LA - Slim Willet (poss Jean Stansbury [gt], Vaughn O’Shields [steel], Georgia Underwood or Earl Montgomery [bass], Shorty Underwood [fiddle], Price Self [piano])
02101 DON’T LET THE STARS GET IN YOUR EYES Proper BOX 110
Proper BOX 110 LOUISIANA HAYRIDE (UK)
May 1953 KRBC Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet & His Hired Hands (Vaughn O' Shields [steel], Earl Montgomery [bass], Shorty Underwood [fiddle]. Producer: Slim Willet)
022 6333 LITTLE BLUEBIRDS KEEP SINGIN' 45-1643/ Castle LP-8214
1953 KRBC Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet & His Hired Hands (Vaughn O' Shields [steel], Earl Montgomery [bass], Shorty Underwood [fiddle], Price Self [piano]. Producer: Slim Willet)
023 COME SUNDOWN 4-Star EPF-50 EP-10501/Collector CLCD-2857 Bear Family BCD-16876
024 MIGHT CONFESS EPF-501 EP-10501/ CLCD-2857
025 IF WINTER COMES EPF-50 EP-10501 Audio Lab AL-9/Audio Lab AL-1542 Castle LP-8213
026 DO AS I DO EPF-501 EP-10501/Collector CLCD-2857
Note by Praguefrank: these four tracks are possibly from session above
Bear Family BCD-16876 THAT’LL FLAT GIT IT Vol.26-4 STAR RECORDS

June 1953 KRBC Radio Station, Abilene,, TX - Slim Willet & His Hired Hands/ *& Big State Jamboree Gang (Vaughn O' Shields [steel], Earl Montgomery [bass], Shorty Underwood [fiddle], ? [fiddle], Price Self [piano]. Producer: Slim Willet) [+drums overdubbed]
027 6368 HUNGRY SLIM -instr.- 45-1642 ET-116/ Castle LP-8214
028 6369 IT'S HARD TO LOVE JUST ONE 45-1643/ Castle LP-8214
029 6370 VILLA CUNA -instr.- 45-1642/ET-116 Castle LP-8214
030 6371 TELL ME NOW* 45-1677 ED-132/AL-1542 DLP-609 Castle LP-8213
031 6372 DON'T WASTE YOUR HEART 45-1645 ET-117 Blue Ribbon 2S-26 Apex 76021/AL-1542 Castle LP-8214 Collector CLCD-2857 [edited] Blue Ribbon 3S-35
032 6373 WHEN LOVERS GO BY 1672X45 ET-131/Audio Lab AL-1542 Castle LP-8213
033 6374 unknown title
034 6375 THE LONELY TIDE 45-1663 ET-125 AL-9 Apex 76052/Audio Lab AL-1542 Castle LP-8214
035 6376 SIBUAYA 45-1645 ET-117 Apex 76021/ Castle LP-8214 BACM CD D 110
036 6377 LOVE ME BABY 1672X45 ET-131/Adio Lab AL-1542 Castle LP-8213 White Label AL-1542 [overdubbed +] King LP 697 (va)
037 6378 unknown title
038 6379 unknown title
039 6380 DON¢T LAUGH AT ME NOW 45-1663 ET-125 Apex 76052/Adio Lab AL-1542 Castle LP-8213
Apex 76021, 76052 are Canadian issues (1954)
Design DLP/SDLP-609“COUNTRY & WESTERN STARS Vol.5 (March 1963, reissued in 1966)
1953 KRBC Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet & Brush Cutters (Vaughn O' Shields [steel], Earl Montgomery [bass], Shorty Underwood [fiddle], ? [fiddle], Price Self [piano]. Producer: Slim Willet) [+drums overdubbed]
040 DON’T LET THE STARS (GET IN YOUR EYES) -instr- 4 Star ET-118/Castle LP-8214
1953 KRBC Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet & Big State Jamboree Gang (Vaughn O' Shields [steel], Earl Montgomery [bass], Shorty Underwood [fiddle], ? [fiddle], Price Self [piano]) [Decca mastered tracks on December 31]
041 85643 LEAVE ME ALONE NOW Decca 9-29066 4 Star ET-120/ Castle LP-8214
042 85644 STARLIGHT WALTZ Decca 9-29066 ET-120/Audio Lab AL-1542
early 1954 KRBC Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet & Big State Jamboree Band (Vaughn O' Shields [steel], Earl Montgomery [bass], Shorty Underwood [fiddle], ? [fiddle], Price Self [piano]. Producer: Slim Willet)
043 6487 WILL THERE BE ANY STARS IN MY CROWN 45-1653 ET-127 3S-44Blue Ribbon 2S-44/Castle LP-8214
044 6488 LIVE TODAY (AS IF YOU KNEW) 45-1653/Castle LP-8214
1954 [TV show] KRBC-TV Studio,Abilene, TX - Slim Willet (solo - spoken monologues. Producer: Slim Willet)
04401 OP-324 GOLF JUICE PART.1 OP 200
04402 OP-325 GOLF JUICE PART.2 OP 200
April 1955 KRBC Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet & Big State Jamboree Band (Vaughn O' Shields [steel], Earl Montgomery [bass], Shorty Underwood [fiddle], ? [fiddle], Price Self [piano] + vocal chorus. Producer: Slim Willet)
045 6778 MATA HARI 45-1677 ED-132 AL-9/Audio Lab AL-1542 Castle LP-8213
1955 KRBC Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet (Earl Montgomery [bass], Shorty Underwood. Producer: Slim Willet)
046 OP-382/6817 TELL MEN OP 223 45-1679
047 OP-383/6818 WHEN NOBODY CARES OP 223 45-1679
Spring 1956 KNIT Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet (unknown musicians. Producer: Slim Willet)
048 6885 IT AIN'T GONNA RAIN 1698-45
049 6886 THE POLITICIAN 1698-45
unknown sessions or from sessions above KRBC Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet (Earl Montgomery [bass], Shorty Underwood. Producer: Slim Willet)
FE FO WU TI unissued
FOR EVERY WOMAN EVER BORN unissued
GIVE ME THE FLOWERS WHILE I’M HERE unissued
I’M NOT GOOD ANYMORE unissued
JONES COUNTY BREAKDOWN unissued
LIVING ON THE GI BILL unissued
THE SMILING WALTZ unissued
October 1956 KNIT Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet (unknown musicians. Producer: Slim Willet)
053 Δ 12472 I'VE BEEN A-WONDERIN' Edmoral 1010
054 Δ 12473 DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE MOONLIGHT 1010
June 1957 KNIT Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet aka Telli W. Mills (James Steward [ld gt], Hop Ealim [bass], Dash Crofts [drums], Dean Beard [piano], Jimmy Seals [trumpet]. Producer: Slim Willet)
055 Δ 16677 AIN'T GOIN' HOME Winston 1017/Eagle EA-310 RAR LP-1555 Collector CLCD-2857
056 Δ 16678 MY SAD HEART 1017
Eagle EA-310 COOL BABY COOL (1980, GER); RAR LP-155 ROCK-A-ROLLA-HILLBILLY WING DING DO?! (SIN ALLEY Vol.2.) (1986)
September 1957 KNIT Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet (James Steward [ld gt], Hop Ealim [bass], Dash Crofts [drums], Dean Beard [piano]. Producer: Slim Willet)
057 Δ 18076 PANDEMONIUM 1019-45 /Collector CLCD-2857
058 Δ 18077 CRAZY, CRAZY 1019-45/Collector CLCD-2857
March 1958 KNIT Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet aka Telli W. Mills & Jimmy Seals (Hop Ealim [bass], Dash Crofts [drums], Dean Beard [piano]. Producer: Slim Willet)
059 Δ 22053/CRC-179* BENGUELA 1021-45 Carlton 470*
060 Δ 22054/CRC-180* SNEAKY PETE 1021-45 Carlton 470*
September 1958 KNIT Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Jimmy Seals & His Sax with T.W.Mills Orchestra (Slim Willet [rh gt], Hop Ealim [bass], Dash Crofts [drums], Dean Beard [piano]. Producer: Slim Willet)
000 Δ 25053 BISCAYNE BAY Winston 1027-45
000 Δ-25054 JUAREZ 1027-45
March 1959 KNIT Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet (poss. Hop Ealim [bass], ? [fiddle], ? [fiddle], Dean Beard [piano]. Producer: Slim Willet)
061 RIG MOVING MAN Winston 1040 Collector CLCD-2857 Fremeaux & Associes FA-358
062 Δ 29152 TOOL PUSHER (ON A ROTARY RIG) 1036-1/1040 Collector CLCD-2857
063 OIL PATCH GIRLS Winston 1040/ Collector CLCD-2857
064 EL PASO GAS Winston 1040 Collector CLCD-2857
065 OFF SHORE DRILLIN' RIG Winston 1040 Collector CLCD-2857
066 Δ 29151 BOOM TOWN MAN 1036-1/1040
Fremeaux & Associes FA-358 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL Vol.8 - 1952
March 1959 KNIT Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet (poss. Hop Ealim [bass], ? [fiddle], ? [fiddle], Dean Beard [piano]. Producer: Slim Willet)
067 Δ 34528X SMELL THAT SWEET PERFUME Winston 1044/1040
068 JOHNNY DON'T DRILL ANYMORE Winston 1040 Collector CLCD-2857
069 DRILL BIT HONKY TONK Winston 1040 Collector CLCD-2857 FA-357
070 MORNING TOWER Winston 1040 Collector CLCD-2857
071 HAYWIRE JONES Winston 1040 Collector CLCD-2857
072 ROUGHNECK Winston 1040 Collector CLCD-2857
Fremeaux & Associes FA-357 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL Vol.7 1951
ca Spring 1959 KNIT Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet (unknown musicians. Producer: Slim Willet)
073 BILLY TREMAINE 1038-45
074 MARCHING DOWN THE RIO GRANDE 1038-45
July 1959 KNIT Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet & His Hired Hands (Billy Donaldson [ld gt], Mike Fletcher [gt], James Woods [steel], Rex Jones [bass], J.L. Jones [fiddle], Walter Woods [?]. Producer: Slim Willet)
075 Δ 31657 BLUE EAGLE 1043/ Collector CLCD-2857
076 Δ 31657 ABILENE WALTZ 1043
The above musicians were part of Mike Fletcher and the Hired Hands
February 1960 KNIT Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet (Dean Beard [piano]. Producer: Slim Willet)
077 Δ 34528 SWEET SALLY 1044
February 1961 KNIT Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet (unknown musicians. Producer: Slim Willet)
078 Δ 38352 WOMEN 1055
079 Δ 38352X JUAREZ 1055
080 Δ 38752 IF THE STARS GET IN YOUR EYES 1056
081 Δ 38752X MEMORIES WHEN I GROW OLD 1056
December 1961 KNIT Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet (unknown musicians. Producer: Slim Willet)
082 Δ 41686 EVERYTHING IS SHAKIN' FINE 1061
083 Δ 41686X BIG MONEY 1061
ca September 1962 KNIT Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet (unknown musicians. Producer: Slim Willet)
083 Δ 45013 I DON'T CRY 1067
084 Δ 45013X MOONLIGHT AND STARDUST 1067
1963 KNIT Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet (? [bass], ? [drums], Dean Beard [piano]. Producer: Slim Willet)
085 HOLD ME CLOSE 1068
086 I LOVE YOU 1068
August 1964 KOAD Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet (? [bass], ? [drums], Dean Beard [piano] + voval chorus. Producer: Slim Willet)
087 Δ 54277 HANGIN' DAY 1077
088 Δ 54277X THE WORLD HAS ENDED 1077
April 1966 KOAD Radio Station, Abilene, TX - Slim Willet (unknown musicians. Producer: Tommy Alsup)
089 Δ 61967 THE LIGHT'S DON'T SHINE 1078
090 Δ 61967X YOU'RE THE ONLY WOMAN 1078

ALBUMS
Winston LP-1040 Texas Oil Patch Songs:
Rig Moving Man; Tool Pusher (On A Rotary Rig); Oil Patch Girls; El Paso Gas; Off Shore Drillin' Rig; Boom Town Man; Smell That Sweet Perfume; Johnny Don't Drill Anymore; Drill Bit Honky Tonk; Morning Tower; Haywire Jones; Roughneck - 07-59 (rev. November 16)
Audio Lab AL-1542 Slim Willet: Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes; Tell Me Now; Mama Hari; Love Me Baby; Starlight Waltz; Don't Laugh At Me Now; My Love Song To You; Let Me Know; Lonely Tide; When Lovers Go By;Red Rose; If Winter Comes - 60 (reissued on Castle (UK) LP 8213 in 1982)
Hilltop JM/JS-6024 Still Goin' Steady: [Johnny & Jonie Mosby:] Hard Luck And Misery; Under The Spell Of Love; In The Middle Of The Night; [Ferlin Husky & Nora Dickson:] Cotton' Pickin' Heart; Quick Silver; [Johnny & Jonie Mosby:] Still Goin' Steady; Kee-Ro-Ryin'; [Ferlin Husky & Nora Dickson:] Flower Speak Louder Than Words; [Nora Dickson:] May You Never Be Alone; [Slim Willet & Jana Straus:] My Story Is Sadder Than Yours - 65
Castle [GER] LP-8213 Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes, Vol. 1: Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes; Tell me Now; Mata Hari; Love Me Baby; Starlight Waltz; Don’t Laugh At me Now; My Love Song For You; Let Me Know; The Lonely tide; When Love Goes By; Red Rose ; If Winter Comes - 82
Castle [GER] LP-8214 Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes, Vol. 2: Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes (instr.); Leave Me Alone Now; Live While You're Young (Dream When You're Old); Hungry Slim; Live Today As You Knew; Will There Be Any Stars In My Crown; Villa Cuna; Little Bluebird Keeps Singing; It's Hard To Love Just One; Don't Waste Your Heart; Shibuya; Hadacol Corners - 82
Collector [NED] CLCD-2857 Boppin' Hillbilly Series - Slim Willet: Rig Movin Man; Tool Pusher; Oil Patch; El Paso Gas; Off Shore Drilling Rig; Drill Bit Honky Tonk; Morning Tower; Blue Eagle [instr.]; Do As I; Come Sundown; Four Hand Blues; Don't Waste Your Heart; Money Won't Buy Everything*; You Played Me For A Fool*; Ain't Goin' Home; Pandemonium [instr.]; Crazy Crazy; Hadacol Corners; Don't Let The Stars (Get in Your Eyes); Cruisin'** [instr.]; I Can't Do A Thing*; Name Your Price*; Haywire Jones; Roughneck; I Might Confess; Johnny Don't Drill; Sneaky Pete [instr.]***; The Red Rose; Live While You're Young (Dream While You're Old); Let Me Know - 98 (*Shorty Underwood, ** The Cruisers, ***aka Telli W. Mills)
BACM [UK] CD D 317 A Cold Can Of Beer: I'm Going Strong; I'm A Tool Pusher From Snyder; A Cold Can Of Beer; I Call You Stingy; Nobody Loves A Fat Man; Give Me That Kind Of Love (That You Would Like To Receive); My Story's Sadder That Yourn [sic]; When We Grow Old; Hadacol Corners; Don't Let The Stars (Get In Your Eyes); Let Me Know; Hungry Slim (instr.); The Red Rose; My Love Song To You; Live While You're Young (Dream While You're Old); Let Me Know (2nd version); Come Sundown; I Might Confess; If Winter Comes; Do As I Do; It's Hard To Love Just One; Villa Cuna (instr.); Don't Waste Your Heart; Love Me Baby; Don't Laugh At Me; Leave Me Alone Now; Tall Men; Mata Hari; I've Been A-Wonderin'; Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes (instr. version) - 10

SINGLES
Star Talent (1950-51)
770 I’m A Tool Pusher From Snyder / Tool Pusher On A Rotary Rig / I'm Going Strong - 50 (reissued with alternative title of side A: Tool Pusher On A Rotary Rig)
774 Cold Can Of Beer / I Call You Stingy - 50
777 Nobody Loves A Fat Man / Give Me The Kind Of Love -50
780 My Story's Sadder Than Yours / When We Grow Old - 51
Slim Willet Special Release (4-Star Custom series) / 4-Star (1951-56)
X-32 Love's Prison / Let Me Know - ca. 12-51
OP 133 Four Hand Blues / The Fight - 52
OP 135/45-1614 Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes / Hadacol Corners - 09-52 (rev. Sept. 27)
OP 153/45-1625 Let Me Know / My Love Song To You - 01-53
OP 161/45-1637 The Red Rose / Live While You're Young (Dream While You're Old) - 04-53
45-1642 Hungry Slim / Villa Cuna - 07-53
45-1643 It's Hard To Love Just One / Little Bluebirds Keep Singin' - 07-53
45-1645 Sibuaya / Don't Waste Your Heart - 11-53
45-1653 Will There Be Stars In My Crown / Life Today As You Know - 03-54
9-29066 Starlight Waltz / Leave Me Alone Now – 05-04-54 (released on Decca)
45-1663 Lonely Tide / Don't Laugh At Me Now - 08-54
OP 200 Golf Juice Pt.1 / Golf Juice Pt.2 - 54
45-1672 Love Me Baby / When Lovers Go By - 01-55
45-1677 Mata Hari / Tell Me Now - ca. 07-55
OP 223/45-1679 Tall Men / When Nobody Cares - 10-55
1698-45 It Ain't Gonna Rain / The Politician - 10-56
G-10 Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes / Tell Me Now - 64 (reissue, released on Hilltop)
(EPs)
EPF 501 If Winter Comes; Do As I Do / Come Sundown; I Might Confess - 53
Edmoral* (1956) / Winston (1957-66)
45-1010* I've Been A-Wonderin' / Don't Be Afraid Of The Moonlight - 12-56
1017-45 Ain't Goin' Home / My Sad Heart - 08-57 as by Telli W. Mils
1019-45 Pandemonium / Crazy, Crazy - 10-57 (rev. Nov. 25)
1021-45 Sneaky Pete / Benguela - 04-58 as by Telli W. Mils (reissued on Carlton 470, as by Jimy Seals O. in June 58)
1036-45-1 Tool Pusher (On A Rotary Rig) / Boom Town Man - 15-05-59
1038-45 Marching Down / Billy Tremain – 07-59
1043-45 Abilene Waltz / Blue Eagle - 09-59
1044-45 Sweet Sally / Smell That Sweet Perfume - 03-60
1055-45 Women / Juarez - 04-61 as by Telli W. Mils
1056-45 If The Stars Get In Your Eyes / Memories When I Grow Old - 04-61
1061-45 Everything Is Shakin' Fine / Big Money - 01-62
1067-45 I Don't Cry / Moonlight And Stardust - 10-62
1068-45 Hold Me Close / I Love You – 02-63
1077-45 Hangin' Day / The World Has Ended - 10-64
1078-45 You're The Only Woman / The Light's Don't Shine – 06-66

Keith Urban

By Praguefrank
SESSIONS

1991 Javelina Recording, 30 Music Sq.West, Nashville 3, TN – Keith Urban (Steve Wariner [gt/bck vcl], Biff Watson [ac gt], Bruce Bouton [steel/dobro], Paul Franklin [steel], Glenn Worf [bass], Chris McHugh [drums/drum loops/percussion], Aubrey Haynie [fiddle/mandolin], Steve Conn [accordion], Matt Rollings [piano/organ/synthesizer/bck vcl] +The Love Strings + Kim Keyes, Jerry Flowers, Tabitha Fair, Emily Robison, Martie Seidel, Curtis Young [bck vcl])
001 ONLY YOU EMI ? Capitol 7243-8-57484-2
002 GOT IT BAD EMI ? Capitol 7243-8-57484-2
003 BLUE STRANGER EMI ? Capitol 7243-8-57484-2
004 WITHOUT YOU EMI ? Capitol 7243-8-57484-2
005 ARMS OF MARY EMI ? Capitol 7243-8-57484-2
006 YESTERDAY EMI ? Capitol 7243-8-57484-2
007 DON'T GO EMI ? Capitol 7243-8-57484-2
008 HOLD ON TO YOUR DREAMS EMI ? Capitol 7243-8-57484-2
009 LOVIN' ON THE SIDE EMI ? Capitol 7243-8-57484-2
010 FUTURE PLANS EMI ? Capitol 7243-8-57484-2
011 LOVE WE GOT GOIN' EMI ? Capitol 7243-8-57484-2
012 CLUTTERBILLY EMI ? Capitol 7243-8-57484-2
013 RIVER EMI ? Capitol 7243-8-57484-2
014 WHAT LOVE IS THAT WAY EMI ? Capitol 7243-8-57484-2
015 I NEVER WORK ON A SUNDAY) Capitol 7243-8-57484-2
1999 Javelina Recording, 30 Music Sq.West, Nashville 3, TN – Keith Urban
016 IT'S A LOVE THING Capitol 58799/7243-4-97591-2
017 WHERE THE BLACKTOP ENDS Capitol 58992/7243-4-97591-2 [radio edit] 50768-2
018 BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD Capitol 58877/7243-4-97591-2 [redio edit] 50768-2
019 YOUR EVERYTHING Capitol 58847/7243-4-97591-2 [radio edit] 50768-2
020 I WANNA BE YOUR MAN (FOREVER) Capitol 7243-4-97591-2
021 LITTLE LUCK OF OUR OWN Capitol 7243-4-97591-2
022 YOU'RE THE ONLY ONE Capitol 7243-4-97591-2
023 IF YOU WANNA STAY Capitol 58847/7243-4-97591-2
024 DON'T SHUT ME OUT Capitol 7243-4-97591-2
025 OUT ON MY OWN Capitol 7243-4-97591-2
026 ROLLERCOASTER Capitol 58992/7243-4-97591-2
027 I THOUGHT YOU KNEW Capitol 58877/7243-4-97591-2
2002 Blueberry Hill, ?/Emerald Entertainment, Nashville, TN/Hound's Ear, Nashville, TN/The Sound Kitchen, Nashville, TN - Keith Urban (Dan Dugmore [gt/steel], Tom Bukovac [gt], Dan Knuff [gt], Jason Mowery [dobro], Jimmie Leee Sloas [bass], Chris McHugh/Matt Chamberlain [drums/percussion], Eric Darken [percussion], Aubrey Haynie [fiddle], Tim Akers [Hammond B-3 organ/keyboards], Steve Nathan/John Hobbs [keyboards] + The Nashville Strings + Russell Terrell [bck vcl])
028 SOMEBODY LIKE YOU Capitol 7243-5-32936-2 50768-2
029 WHO WOULDN'T WANNA BE ME Capitol 7243-5-32936-2 [radio edit] 50768-2
030 WHENEVER I RUN Capitol 7243-5-32936-2
031 WHAT ABOUT ME Capitol 7243-5-32936-2
032 YOU'LL THINK OF ME Capitol 7243-5-32936-2 [radio edit] 50768-2
033 JEANS ON Capitol 7243-5-32936-2
034 YOU LOOK GOOD IN MY SHIRT Capitol 7243-5-32936-2
035 YOU'RE NOT ALONE TONIGHT Capitol 7243-5-32936-2
036 YOU WON Capitol 7243-5-32936-2
037 SONG FOR DAD Capitol 7243-5-32936-2
038 RAINING ON SUNDAY Capitol 7243-5-32936-2 [radio edit] 50768-2
039 YOU'RE NOT MY GOD Capitol 7243-5-32936-2
2003 Nashville, TN – The Ranch (Keith Urban [vcl/gt/banjo/keyboards], Jerry Flowers [bass/bck vcl], Peter Clarke [drums/percussion])
R01 WALKIN' IN THE COUNTRY Capitol 7243-5-97847-2
R02 HOMESPUN LOVE Capitol 7243-5-97847-2
R03 JUST SOME LOVE Capitol 7243-5-97847-2
R04 SOME DAYS YOU GOTTA DANCE Capitol 7243-5-97847-2
R05 MY LAST NAME Capitol 7243-5-97847-2
R06 DESIREE Capitol 7243-5-97847-2
R07 FREEDOM'S FINALLY MINE Capitol 7243-5-97847-2
R08 HANK DON'T FAIL ME NOW Capitol 7243-5-97847-2
R09 TANGLED UP IN LOVE Capitol 7243-5-97847-2
R10 CLUTTERBILLY Capitol 7243-5-97847-2
R11 MAN OF THE HOUSE Capitol 7243-5-97847-2
R12 GHOST IN THIS GUITAR Capitol 7243-5-97847-2
R13 STUCK IN THE MIDDLE Capitol 7243-5-97847-2
R14 BILLY Capitol 7243-5-97847-2
R15 WALKIN' IN THE COUNTRY Capitol 7243-5-97847-2
R16 CLUTTERBILLY Capitol 7243-5-97847-2
2004 Nashville, TN - Keith Urban (Tom Bukovac [gt], Dan Huff [ac12-string gt], Jimmie Lee Sloas/Paul Bushnell [bass gt], Chris McHugh/Matt Chamberlain [drums/percussion], Eric Darken [percussion], Tim Akers [accordion/piano/keyboards] + Russell Terrell [bck vcl])
040 DAYS GO BY Capitol 7243-5-77489-2 [radio edit] 50768-2
041 BETTER LIFE Capitol 7243-5-77489-2 50768-2
042 MAKING MEMORIES OF US Capitol 7243-5-77489-2 [radio edit] 50768-2
043 GOD'S BEEN GOOD TO ME Capitol 7243-5-77489-2
044 HARD WAY Capitol 7243-5-77489-2
045 YOU'RE MY BETTER HALF Capitol 7243-5-77489-2 [radio edit] 50768-2
046 COULD FLY Capitol 7243-5-77489-2
047 TONIGHT I WANNA CRY Capitol 7243-5-77489-2 50768-2
048 SHE'S GOTTA BE Capitol 7243-5-77489-2
049 NOBODY DRINKS ALONE Capitol 7243-5-77489-2
050 COUNTRY COMFORT Capitol 7243-5-77489-2
051 LIVE TO LOVE ANOTHER DAY Capitol 7243-5-77489-2
052 THESE ARE THE DAYS Capitol 7243-5-77489-2
2004 [sessions for Country Salute to Gospel] Nashville, TN – Keith Urban
053 I’LL FLY AWAY Sparrrow SPD 95556-2
2004/2005 unknown – Dolly Parton & Keith Urban
054 THE 12TH OF NEVER Sugar Hill SUGCD-4007
2006 Nashville, TN – Keith Urban, * & Ronnie Dunn (Tom Bukovac [gt], Jimmie Lee Sloas [bass gt], Chris McHugh [drums/programming], Rami Jaffee [keyboards])
055 ONCE IN A LIFETIME Liberty 0946-3-77087-2 [radio edit] 50768-2
056 SHINE Liberty 0946-3-77087-2
057 I TOLD YOU SO Liberty 0946-3-77087-2 [radio edit] 50768-2
058 I CAN'T STOP LOVING YOU Liberty 0946-3-77087-2
059 WON'T LET YOU DOWN Liberty 0946-3-77087-2
060 FASTER CAR Liberty 0946-3-77087-2
061 STUPID BOY Liberty 0946-3-77087-2 50768-2
062 USED TO THE PAIN Liberty 0946-3-77087-2
063 RAISE THE BARN* Liberty 0946-3-77087-2
064 GOD MADE WOMAN Liberty 0946-3-77087-2
065 TU COMPANIA Liberty 0946-3-77087-2
066 EVERYBODY Liberty 0946-3-77087-2 [radio edit] 50768-2
067 GOT IT RIGHT THIS TIME Liberty 0946-3-77087-2 50768-2
2007 Nashville, TN – Keith Urban
068 ROMEO’S TUNE 50768-2
2008 Nashville, TN – Keith Urban
069 KISS A GIRL Capitol 0946-3-57512-2
070 IF I COULD EVER LOVE Capitol 0946-3-57512-2
071 SWEET THING Capitol 0946-3-57512-2
072 'TIL SUMMER COMES AROUND Capitol 0946-3-57512-2
073 MY HEART IS OPEN Capitol 0946-3-57512-2
074 HIT THE GROUND RUNNIN' Capitol 0946-3-57512-2
075 ONLY YOU CAN LOVE ME THIS WAY Capitol 0946-3-57512-2
076 STANDING RIGHT IN FRONT OF YOU Capitol 0946-3-57512-2
077 WHY'S IT FEEL SO LONG Capitol 0946-3-57512-2
078 I'M IN Capitol 0946-3-57512-2
079 THANK YOU Capitol 0946-3-57512-2

ALBUMS
EMI ? Keith Urban: Only You; Got It Bad; Blue Stranger; Without You; Arms Of Mary; Yesterday; Don't Go; Hold On To Your Dreams; Lovin' On The Side; Future Plans; Love We Got Goin'; Clutterbilly; River; What Love Is That Way – 91 (Released in Australia. Reissued in 1997 on 7243-8-57484-2 with bonus track: I Never Work On A Sunday)
Capitol 7243-4-97591-2-1 Keith Urban: It's A Love Thing; Where The Blacktop Ends; But For The Grace Of God; Your Everything; I Wanna Be Your Man (Forever); Little Luck Of Our Own; You're The Only One; If You Wanna Stay; Don't Shut Me Out; Out On My Own; Rollercoaster; I Thought You Knew – 19-10-99
Capitol 7243-5-32936-2-8 Golden Road: Somebody Like You; Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me; Whenever I Run; What About Me; You'll Think Of Me; Jeans On; You Look Good In My Shirt; You're Not Alone Tonight; You Won; Song For Dad; Raining On Sunday; You're Not My God – 08-10-02
Capitol 7243-5-97847-2-4 Keith Urban In The Ranch: Walkin' In The Country; Homespun Love; Just Some Love; Some Days You Gotta Dance; My Last Name; Desiree; Freedom's Finally Mine; Hank Don't Fail Me Now; Tangled Up In Love; Clutterbilly; Man Of The House; Ghost In This Guitar; Stuck In The Middle; Billy; Walkin' In The Country (Multimedia Track); Clutterbilly (Multimedia Track) – 10-02-04
Capitol 7243-5-77489-2-6 Be Here: Days Go By; Better Life; Making Memories Of Us; God's Been Good To Me; Hard Way; You're My Better Half; Could Fly; Tonight I Wanna Cry; She's Gotta Be; Nobody Drinks Alone; Country Comfort; Live To Love Another Day; These Are The Days -21-09-04
Liberty 09463-77087-2-5 Love, Pain And Whole Crazy Thing: Once In A Lifetime; Shine; I Told You So; I Can't Stop Loving You; Won't Let You Down; Faster Car; Stupid Boy; Used To The Pain; Raise The Barn (Featuring Ronnie DUNN); God Made Woman; Tu Compania; Everybody; Got It Right This Time – 07-11-06
Liberty 09463-50768-2 Greatest Hits: Romeo's Tune; Got It Right This Time (The Celebration); I Told You So [Radio Edit]; Stupid Boy; Better Life; Making Memories Of Us [Radio Edit]; Once In A Lifetime [Radio Edit]; Tonight I Wanna Cry; You're My Better Half [Radio Edit]; Days Go By [Radio Edit]; But For The Grace Of God [Radio Edit]; You'll Think Of Me [Radio Edit]; Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me [Radio Edit]; Raining On Sunday [Radio Edit]; Where The Blacktop Ends [Radio Edit]; Your Everything [Radio Edit]; Somebody Like You; Everybody [Radio Rdit] – 20-11-07
Capitol 09463-57512-2 Defying Gravity: Kiss A Girl; If I Could Ever Love; Sweet Thing; 'Til Summer Comes Around; My Heart Is Open; Hit The Ground Runnin'; Only You Can Love Me This Way; Standing Right In Front Of You; Why's It Feel So Long; I'm In; Thank You - 31-03-09

SINGLES
Capitol (1999-)
58799 It's A Love Thing / It's A Love Thing - 08-99
58847 Your Everything / If You Wanna Stay - 02-00
58877 But For The Grace Of God / I Thought You Knew - 09-00
58992 Where The Blacktop Ends / Rollercoaster - 02-01
09463-94760-2 I Told You So (Edit); I Told You So (Album Version); I Told You So (Research Hook) - 07

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.