SESSION DISCOGRAPHY * ALBUMS DISCOGRAPHY * SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY

Country and crossover since 1920s and my favorite artists of all genres too...
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Friday, May 28, 2010

Don Rigsby

by Praguefrank, Mario Wildner, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS

1997 1103 Studio, Nashville, TN/J&J Productions, Nashville, TN/River Track Studio, Louisa, KY - Don Rigsby (David Parmely [bar vcl/gt], Ronnie Bowman [bar vcl], John Berry [bass vcl], J.D. Crowe [vcl/banjo], Ralph Stanley, Sonya Isaacs, Ben Isaacs [vcls], Dan Tyminski [tenor vcl], Greg Luck [bar vcl/gt], Ricky Skaggs [bar vcl], Danny Marshall [bass vcl/harmonica], Ray Deaton [bass vcl], Jack Hicks [gt/banjo], Bryan Sutton [gt/claw hammer banjo], Kenny Smith [gt], John Bowman [gt], James Alan Shelton [gt], Sammy Shelor [gt], Jimmy Stewart/Tim Surrett [dobro], Ron Rigsby [banjo], Rickie Simpkins [fiddle/viola], Jason Carter/Randy Howard [fiddle])
001 WINGS OF ANGELS Sugar Hill SHCD-3873
002 LITTLE SPIRIT MAN Sugar Hill SHCD-3873
003 ROSE AMONG THE THORNS Sugar Hill SHCD-3873
004 I'VE JUST SEEN THE ROCK OF AGES Sugar Hill SHCD-3873
005 OVER IN THE GLORYLAND Sugar Hill SHCD-3873
006 ANGEL OF DEATH Sugar Hill SHCD-3873
007 HIGHER THAN I Sugar Hill SHCD-3873
008 THAT HOME FAR AWAY Sugar Hill SHCD-3873
009 ON A HIGH HIGH MOUNTAIN Sugar Hill SHCD-3873
010 GOD NEEDED MY MOTHER Sugar Hill SHCD-3873
011 DRIFTING TOO FAR FROM THE SHORE Sugar Hill SHCD-3873
012 IT IS JESUS Sugar Hill SHCD-3873
013 VISION OF A GOLDEN DREAM Sugar Hill SHCD-3873 SUDCD-3898
Sugar Hill SUGCD-3898 Sacred Voices: An A Capella Gospel Collection (September 1999)
1999 unknown - Dudley Connell & Don Rigsby (Ronnie Simpkins [bass], Aubrey Haynie [fiddle])
Producer: Ronnie Freeland & Dudley Connell)
014 MEET ME BY THE MOONLIGHT Sugar Hill SHCD-3897
015 ORPHAN GIRL Sugar Hill SHCD-3897
016 TROUBLED I'M TROUBLED Sugar Hill SHCD-3897
017 OH LOVIN' BABE Sugar Hill SHCD-3897
018 JEALOUS LOVER Sugar Hill SHCD-3897
019 GOODBYE MAGGIE Sugar Hill SHCD-3897
020 SHORT LIFE OF TROUBLE Sugar Hill SHCD-3897
021 DARK AND THORNY Sugar Hill SHCD-3897
022 ROLLIN' ON Sugar Hill SHCD-3897
023 DYING BOY'S PRAYER Sugar Hill SHCD-3897
024 OUR DARLIN'S GONE Sugar Hill SHCD-3897
025 OLD SHIP OF ZION Sugar Hill SHCD-3897
2000 Franklin Audio, Salyersville, KY - Don Rigsby (Carl Jackson [vcl/gt/banjo], Larry Sparks [vcl/gt], Lily Isaacs [vcl], J.D. Crowe [banjo], Ben Issacs [bass],Gabe Witcher [fiddle], David Blazer [cello]. Producer: Jimmie Lee Sloas, Don Rigsby)
026 I WON'T BE THERE Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3915
027 BLUESTONE MOUNTAIN Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3915
028 EMPTY OLD MAIL BOX Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3915
029 SON OF A GUN Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3915
030 THESE OLE' BLUES Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3915
031 POOR LITTLE RICH MAN Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3915
032 DUST TO DUST Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3915
033 LOUISE Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3915
034 DON'T SELL THE LAND Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3915
035 BAD DAY IN AKRON Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3915
036 IF I HAD A MOTHER LIKE YOU Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3915
037 I AM A LITTLE SCHOLAR Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3915
038 HERE I AM IN LOVE AGAIN Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3915
039 PRECIOUS LOVE Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3915
2001 unknown - Dudley Connell & Don Rigsby
040 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3940
041 I'M BESIDE MYSELF Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3940
042 TOO LATE Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3940
043 HOLLIS BROWN Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3940
044 DREAMS OF HOME Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3940
045 SO SAD (TO WATCH GOOD LOVE GO SO BAD) Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3940
046 WHERE IS MY SAILOR BOY Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3940
047 YOU MAY SING OF THE BEAUTIES Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3940
048 I'LL TAKE THE CHANCE Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3940
049 I CAN'T FORGET Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3940
050 LET ME FLY LOW Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3940
051 THE BALLAD OF IRA HAYES Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3940
Spring 2003 Brickshy Audio, Leipers Fork, TN - Don Rigsby (Jim Hurst [gt], Ben Isaacs [bass]. Kenny Malone [percussion])
052 THOSE GAMBLER'S BLUES Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3958
053 THE MIDNIGHT CALL Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3958
054 CARVED OUR NAMES IN STONE Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3958
055 BLOOD ON MY HANDS Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3958
056 DYING TO HOLD HER AGAIN Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3958
057 MUDDY WATER Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3958
058 WHAT LAYS DOWN THE ROAD Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3958
059 GREEN BRIAR RIVER Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3958
060 GREEN IVY VINE Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3958
061 LOOK OUT BELOW Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3958
062 COME IN OUT OF THE RAIN Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3958
063 LITTLE WHITE CROSS OUT ON HIGHWAY 13 Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3958
064 I'VE ALREADY TURNED THAT PAGE Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3958
065 (UNTITLED) - (HIDDEN TRACK) Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3958
ca 2006 River Track Studio, Fort Gay, WV - Don Rigsby (Shayne Bartley [vcl/gt], Dale Venderpool [vcl/gt/banjo], Robert Maynard [bass vcl])
066 HILLBILLY HEARTACHE Rebel REB-CD-1818
067 DADDY WAS A MOONSHINE MAN Rebel REB-CD-1818
068 THESE GOLDEN FIELDS Rebel REB-CD-1818
069 BIG JIM Rebel REB-CD-1818
070 HE LOVES TO HEAR YOU SHOUT Rebel REB-CD-1818
071 KENTUCKY WALTZ Rebel REB-CD-1818
072 MAKE GOD LAUGH Rebel REB-CD-1818
073 FORKED DEER Rebel REB-CD-1818
074 OLD GREEN CHEVROLET Rebel REB-CD-1818
075 ANY BAR IN BIRMINGHAM Rebel REB-CD-1818
076 RED BIRD Rebel REB-CD-1818
077 PRISONER OF THE HIGHWAY Rebel REB-CD-1818
078 I AM THE MAN THOMAS Rebel REB-CD-1818
2009 River Track Studio, Fort Gay, WV – Don Rigsby & Midnight Call
079 ONE PRAYER AWAY Rebel REB-CD-1831
080 HE DONE WHAT HE SAID Rebel REB-CD-1831
081 THEN Y’AIN’T Rebel REB-CD-1831
082 THE VOICE OF GOD Rebel REB-CD-1831
083 MARY MAGDALENE Rebel REB-CD-1831
084 THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO LUKE Rebel REB-CD-1831
085 I AM AN ORPHAN CHILD Rebel REB-CD-1831
086 FORGIVENESS Rebel REB-CD-1831
087 SEND ME WINGS Rebel REB-CD-1831
088 THIS WORLD IS NOT MY HOME Rebel REB-CD-1831
089 THE LORD WILL PROVIDE Rebel REB-CD-1831
090 CHARGED WITH BEING CHRISTIAN Rebel REB-CD-1831
091 HE PUT A BREEZE IN ME Rebel REB-CD-1831
092 LEANING ON THE SON Rebel REB-CD-1831


2013 Maggard Sound Studio, Big Stone Gap, VA/ Oscar Fish Studio, Brookville, OH – Don Rigsby (Do Rigsby [vcl/gt/mandolin], Jame Allen Shelton [gt], Steve Sparkman [banjo], Barry bales [bass], Ron Stewart [fiddle], Matt Hooper [fiddle]. Producer: Don Rigsby) [overdub sessions at River Track Studio, Fort Gay, WV/ Skaggs Place, Hendersonville, TN/Oscar Fish Studio, Brookville, OH]
093 MOUNTAIN DOCTOR Rebel REB-CD-1841   
094 BRAND NEW TENNESSEE WALTZ Rebel REB-CD-1841   
095 DAUGHTER OF GERONIMO Rebel REB-CD-1841   
096 WILD GEESE CRY AGAIN Rebel REB-CD-1841  
097 LITTLE MAGGIE Rebel REB-CD-1841  
098 HOME IN THE MOUNTAINS Rebel REB-CD-1841  
099 I ONLY EXIST Rebel REB-CD-1841   
100 SINNER MAN Rebel REB-CD-1841
101 SIX MORE MILES Rebel REB-CD-1841  
102 WALKING UP THIS HILL ON DECORATION DAY Rebel REB-CD-1841
103 MEDICINE SPRINGS Rebel REB-CD-1841   
104 TENNESSEE TRUCK DRIVING MAN Rebel REB-CD-1841  
105 WATER LILLY Rebel REB-CD-1841
106 TRAVELING THE HIGHWAY HOME Rebel REB-CD-1841  


2015 2 Cat Studios,  Ashland, KY – Don Rigsby and  David Thom
107 EAST VIRGINIA BLUES
108 EVERYTHING THAT GLITTERS
109  NIGHT MOVES
110 NOWHERE LIKE THE HOME PLACE
111 SAME AULD LANG SYNE
112 JESUS ANSWERS MY PRAYERS
113 AMERICAN PIE
114 SARAH’S EAGLE
115 OVER THE HILL TO THE POOR HOUSE
116 WILL YOU FOLD MY FLAG FOR ME
Tracks above issued on album New Territory
 



ALBUMS
Sugar Hill SHCD-3873 A Vision:
Wings Of Angels; Little Spirit Man; Rose Among The Thorns; I've Just Seen The Rock Of Ages; Over In The Gloryland; Angel Of Death; Higher Than I; That Home Far Away; On A High High Mountain; God Needed My Mother; Drifting Too Far From The Shore; It Is Jesus; Vision Of A Golden Dream - 20-01-98
Sugar Hill SHCD-3897 Meet Me By The Moonlight: Meet Me By The Moonlight; Orphan Girl; Troubled I'm Troubled; Oh Lovin' Babe; Jealous Lover; Goodbye Maggie; Short Life Of Trouble; Dark And Thorny; Rollin' On; Dying Boy's Prayer; Our Darlin's Gone; Old Ship Of Zion – 07-07-99 w. Dudley Connell
Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3915 Empty Old Mailbox: I Won't Be There; Bluestone Mountain; Empty Old Mail Box; Son Of A Gun; These Ole' Blues; Poor Little Rich Man; Dust To Dust; Louise; Don't Sell The Land; Bad Day In Akron; If I Had A Mother Like You; I Am A Little Scholar; Here I Am In Love Again; Precious Love - 26-09-00
Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3940 Another Saturday Night: Another Saturday Night; I'm Beside Myself; Too Late; Hollis Brown; Dreams Of Home; So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go So Bad); Where Is My Sailor Boy; You May Sing Of The Beauties; I'll Take The Chance; I Can't Forget; Let Me Fly Low; Ballad Of Ira Hayes – 10-07-01 w. Dudley Connell
Sugar Hill SUG-CD-3958 The Midnight Call:Those Gamblers Blues; The Midnight Call; Carved Our Names In Stone; Blood On My Hands; Dying To Hold Her Again; Muddy Water; What Lays Down The Road; Green Briar River; Green Joy Vine; Look Out Below; Come In Out Of The Rain; Little White Cross Out Of Highway; I've Already Turned That Pag; [hidden track] - 09-09-03
Rebel REB-CD-1818 Hillbilly Heartache: Hillbilly Heartache; Daddy Was A Moonshine Man; These Golden Fields; Big Jim; He Loves To Hear You Shout; Kentucky Waltz; Make God Laugh; Forked Deer; Old Green Chevrolet; Any Bar In Birmingham; Red Bird; Prisoner Of The Highway; I Am The Man Thomas - 06
Rebel REB-CD-1831 The Voice Of God: One Prayer Away; He Done What He Said; Then Y’Ain’t; The Voice Of God; Mary Magdalene; The Gospel According To Luke; I Am An Orphan Child; Forgiveness; Send Me Wings; This World Is Not My Home; The Lord Will Provide; Charged With Being Christian; He Put A Breeze In Me; Leaning On The Son – 23-02-10



Rebel REB-CD-1841 Doctor’s Order: A Tribute To Ralph Stanley: Mountain Doctor;  Brand New Tennessee Waltz;  Daughter of Geronimo;  Wild Geese Cry Again;  Little Maggie; Home In The Mountains;  I Only Exist;  Sinner Man; Six More Miles;  Walking Up This Hill on Decoration Day;  Medicine Springs;  Tennessee Truck Driving Man; Water Lilly; Traveling the Highway Home – 21-05-13

9 Lives ? New Territory:  East Virginia Blues;  Everything That Glitters;  Night Moves;  Nowhere Like The Home Place;  Same Auld Lang Syne;  Jesus Answers My Prayers;  American Pie;  Sarah’s Eagle;  Over The Hill To The Poor House;  Will You Fold My Flag For Me – 09-01-16 with David Thom
 

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.