SESSION DISCOGRAPHY * ALBUMS DISCOGRAPHY * SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY

Country and crossover since 1920s and my favorite artists of all genres too...
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Saturday, June 4, 2011

Don Kidwell



By Michel Ruppli, Steve Hathaway
SESSIONS

ca. Early 1949 unknown - Don Kidwell and His Red River Valley Boys
001 HOW COULD YOU?  Sylvan 350
002 I FOUND A STAR ON EARTH Sylva 350
ca. March 1949 Wheeling, WV - Don Kidwell and His Red River Valley Boys
003 2374 HOW COULD YOU? Mercury unissued
004 2375 I FOUND A STAR ON EARTH unissued
005 2376 JEALOUS HEART 6188
006 2377 EVERY HOUR (AND EVERY DAY) 6208-x45
007 2378 DARLIN' MINE 6188
008 2379 TEXAS WALTZ unissued
009 2380 STARS WILL TELL (ME OF MY LOVE FOR YOU) unissued
010 2381 I NEVER KNEW 6208-x45
Note: masters 2374/2375 may have been leased Sylvan tracks
16 March 1953 Kansas City, MO - Don Kidwell
011 53-S-6078 I'M MOVIN' TO TENNESSEE MGM K11504
012 53-S-6079 BLACKBOARD HEART K11682
013 53-S-6080 ONLY A FOOL WOULD CRY OVER YOU K11504
014 53-S-6081 DADDY'S BYE-O-BABY K11682
March 1954 poss. Bradley Studio, 21st St., Hillboro Village, Nashville, TN - Don Kidwell
015 54-S-21/54-XY-160 YOU'LL BE THE ONE TO CRY unissued
016 54-S-22/54-XY-161 DON'T HOLD YOUR BREATH K11774
017 54-S-23/54-XY-162 DON'T PUT YOUR HEART UP FOR SALE K11774
018 54-S-24/54-XY-163 IF YOU DON'T TELL ME unissued

RADIO TRANSCRIPTIONS
Ca 1951 unknown – Don Kidwell and The Japanese Hillbillies
L-1992-001 CONVICT AND THE ROSE TR 000861
L-1992-001 I LOVE YOU A THOUSAND WAYS TR 000861
L-1992-001 A PACKAGE OF LIES TIED IN BLUE TR 000861
L-1992-001 A LETTER ASKING FOR MY BROKEN HEART TR 000861
L-1992-001 CHARLOTTE BELLE (CAROLINA WALTZ) TR 000861



SINGLES
Sylvan
350 How Could You / I Found A Star On Earth - 02-49 (rev. Feb 19)
Mercury (1949)
6188 Darlin‘ Mine / Jealous Heart – 04-49 (rev. May 7)
6208-x45 I Never Knew / Every Hour And Every Day – 07-49
MGM (1953-54)
K 11504 I’m Movin‘ To Tennessee / Only A Fool Would Cry Over You – 05-53 (rev. May 16)
K 11682 Daddy’s Bye-O-Baby / Blackboard Heart – 02-54
K 11774 Don’t Put Your Heart Up On Sale / Don’t Hold Your Breath – 06-54 (rev. July 3)
 

Lee Bell




By Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli
SESSIONS see also Link Davis
Fall 1947 KRIC Radio Statio, Beaumont, TX – Lee Bell and The Texas Pioneers
001 IF 53 BRING A LITTLE SUNSHINE 8031
002 IF 54 PLEASE FORGIVE ME, PLEASE DON'T CRY 8031
003 IF 55 SAD AND WEARY 8021
004 IF 56 I’M THE GUY BEHIND THE PRION DOORS 8021
22 September 1952 Jim Beck Studio, 1101 Ross Ave., Dallas, TX– Lee Bell and the Texas Pioneers (+ James Rollins, Billy Knight, Larry Helm, Homer Zeke Clemons, Harold Carmack)
005 E2-VB-7378 GET READY WITH THOSE TEARS RCA 47-5148
006 E2-VB-7379 BEATIN' OUT THE BOOGIE (ON THE MISSISSIPPI MUD) 47-5148
007 E2-VB-7380 LET ME LOVE YOU 47-5024
008 E2-VB-7381 I GET THE BIGGEST THRILL RCA 47-5024

SINGLES
Imperial (1947)
8021 Sad And Weary / I’m The Guy Behind The Prison Doors – 48
8031 Bring A Little Sunshine / Please Forgive Me, Please Don’t Cry - 48
RCA Victor (1952)
47-5024 Let Me Love You / Get The Biggest Thrill – 10-52 (rev. Nov. 1)
47-5148 Beatin' Out The Boogie (On The Mississippi Mud) / Get Ready With Those Tears – 02-53 (rev. Feb. 7)
 

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.