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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Doug Bragg

Douglas Clifton “Doug” Bragg, * April 13-04-1928 Gilmer, TX, +13-03-1973
2nd version
by Dick Grant & Al Turner with acknowledgements to the late Joe Poovey, Kevin Coffey, Dave Dennard, Dave Sax, Phil Tricker, Richard Weize & Praguefrank

SESSIONS

2 January 1955 Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Ave., Dallas, TX – Doug Bragg (Douglas Clifton “Doug” Bragg [vcl], Charlie Streight [ld gt], Marvin Montgomery [gt], George McCoy [steel], Glenn [bass], Fred Cantu [drums], Carroll Hubbard [fiddle], Paul Blunt [piano],
001 87339 DAYDREAMIN’ Coral 9-61364
002 87340 THE TEXAS SPECIAL 9-61364
003 87341 BARBED WIRE LOVE Coral 9-61716/Dragon Street DCD-70102 Rollercoaster RCCD-3049
004 87342 TIGER LILY Coral 9-61716/DCD-70102 Rollercoaster RCCD-3049
DRAGON STREET DCD-70102 THE GUYS OF THE BIG D JAMBOREE (2002); ROLLERCOASTER RCCD-3049 THE GUYS AND GIRLS OF THE BIG D JAMBOREE (UK, 2002)
November 1957 Sellers Recording Studio, Elm Street, Dallas, TX – Doug Bragg
005 ST-2636 LOVIN’ ON MY MIND Dixie 45-2002/Million LP-3 Dixie CD-3333
006 ST-2637 RED ROVER 45-2002/LP-3 CD-3333
MILLION LP-3 THE BEST OF DIXIE, Vol.3 (NED,1981); DIXIE CD-3333 BOPPIN’ COUNTRY BILLIES (NED, 1994)
ca March 1958 Sellers Recording Studio, Elm Street, Dallas, TX – Doug Bragg (Doug Bragg [vcl], poss. Earl Martin [ld gt], Red Robertson [rhy gt], Frank White [steel], Red Hefley [bass], Bill Berry [drums], Bobby Tidwell [fiddle])
007 ST-2734 JERRY Dixie 45-2004
008 ST-2735 PRETTY LITTLE THING 45-2004/Million LP-3 Collector CLCD-4410 Club PRLP-008 Lucky CDLR-805 Sleazy RAB04CD Classics 723
COLLECTOR CLCD-4410 DIXIE ROCK AND ROLL (NED,1992); CLUB PRLP-008 PURE ROCK ‘A’ BILLY, Vol.8 (ESP, 1995); LUCKY CDLR-805 ROCKABILLY GOLD, Vol.5 (UK,1996); SLEAZY RAB04CD ROCKABILLY RACE: 25 PURE ROCKABILLY TRACKS, Vol.4; CLASSICS 723 ROCK-A-SOCKA HOP!, Vol.4 (SWE, 2009)
ca September 1958 prob. Goldstar Recording Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX – Doug Bragg & The Drifters (Doug Bragg [vcl], Earl Martin [ld gt], Red Robertson [rh gt], Frank White [steel], Red Hefley [bass], Bill Berry [drums], Bobby Tidwell [fiddle]. Producer: Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
009 1038 DAYDREAMING AGAIN D 1018/Bear Family BCD-15832
010 1039 IF I FIND MY DREAM GIRL 1018/Legend LP-1003 Bop-A-Rama Bop-004 BCD-15832 BCD-16408 [alt.] BCD-15832
LEGEND LP-1003 GRAND DADDY’S ROCKIN’, Vol.2 (FRA, 1993); BOP-A-RAMA Bop-004 BIG NOISE FROM THE PLANET BOP, Vol.4 (UK, 2000); BEAR FAMILY BCD-15832 THE COMPLETE D SINGLES…. Collection, Vol.1.” (GER, 1995); BEAR FAMILY BCD-16408 THAT’LL FLAT GIT… IT!, Vol.19 ROCKABILLY FROM THE VAULTS OF D & DART RECORDS (GER, 2000)
31 January 1959 prob. Goldstar Recording Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX – Doug Bragg & The Drifters (Doug Bragg [vcl], Earl Martin [ld gt], Red Robertson [rh gt], Frank White [steel], Red Hefley [bass], Bill Berry [drums], Bobby Tidwell [fiddle]. Producer: Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
011 1092 CALLING ME BACK D 1045/BCD-15832
012 1092 WHIRLWIND D 1045/BCD-15832
013 1093 I’M ALL ALONE D 1045/BCD-15832
D 1045 released TWICE with alternate flipsides.
1959 prob. Goldstar Recording Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX – Doug Bragg & The Drifters (Doug Bragg [vcl], Earl Martin [ld gt], Red Robertson [rh gt], Frank White [steel], Red Hefley [bass], Bill Berry [drums], Bobby Tidwell [fiddle]. Producer: Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
014 DON’T DO THAT AGAIN D unissued/BCD-15833 BCD-16408
015 ONE MORE MISTAKE D unissued/BCD-15833
016 YOU’LL HAVE TO GIVE (JUST A LITTLE) D unissued/BCD-15833
BEAR FAMILY BCD-15833 THE COMPLETE D SINGLES…. Collection, Vol.2 (GER,1999)
ca July 1959 prob. Goldstar Recording Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX – Doug Bragg & The Drifters (Doug Bragg [vcl], Earl Martin [ld gt], Red Robertson [rh gt], Frank White [steel], Red Hefley [bass], Bill Berry [drums], Bobby Tidwell [fiddle]. Producer: Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
017 WHEN THE BLUES COME WALKING IN D 1087/BCD-15833
018 UNFINISHED CASTLE 1087/BCD-15833
1959 Sellers Recording Studio, Elm Street, Dallas, TX – Doug Bragg [-1]/Cheri Robbins [-2] (Doug Bragg [rh gt], Cheri Robbins [vcl], Earl Martin [ld gt], Red Robertson [rh gt], Frank White [steel gt], Red Hefley [bass], Billy Berry [drums], Bobby Tidwell [fiddle])
019 S-106-59 JUVENILE BABY -1-2 Skippy S-106-59 [1] Skippy S-106-59 [2]
020 S-107-59 TEENAGE FEELING -1-2 Skippy S-107-59 [1] Skippy S-107-59 [2]
SKIPPY S-106-59/S-107-59 as by CHERI ROBBINS released October 1959 with ‘Picture’ sleeve; SKIPPY S-106-59/S-107-59 as by DOUG BRAGG and The Drifters released October 1959.

SINGLES
Coral (1955-56)
9-61364 Daydreamin' / The Texas Special – 19-02-55 (rev. March 5)
9-61716 Tiger Lilly / Barbed Wire Love – 13-10-56 (rev. Oct. 13)
Dixie (1958)
45-2002 Red Rover / Lovin' On My Mind – 02-58
45-2004 Pretty Little Thing / Jerry – 04-58
D (1958-59)
1018 Daydreamin' Again / If I Find My Dream Girl – 10-58
1045 Calling Me Back / I'm All Alone – 03-59 (rev. April 6)
1045 Whirlwind / I'm All Alone – 03-59
1087 Unfinished Castle / When The Blues Came Walking In – 09-59
Skippy (1959)
S-106-59/S-107-59 Juvenile Baby / Teenage Feeling -10-59 (released twice – credited to Cheri Robbins or Doug Bragg And The Drifters)

Dorothy Shay

Dorothy Sims *11-04-1921 Jacksonville, FL, +22-10-1978
Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS

27 August 1946 Hollywood, CA – Dorothy Shay (Mischa Russell Orchestra)
001 HCO 1974-1 FEUDIN' AND FIGHTIN' Columbia 37189 C 119/CL 6003 VJB 1954-2
002 HCO 1975-1 SAY THAT WE'RE SWEETHEARTS AGAIN Columbia 37189 C 119/CL 6003 VJB 1954-2
003 HCO 1976-1 FLAT RIVER, MISSOURI 37191 C 119/CL 6003 VJB 1954-2
004 HCO 1977-1 MOUNTAIN GAL 37190 C 119/CL 6003 VJB 1954-2
C 119 78 RPM album, reissued as CL 6003
29 August 1946 Hollywood, CA – Dorothy Shay (Mischa Russell Orchestra)
005 HCO 1984-1 UNCLE FUD 37192 C 119/CL 6003 VJB 1954-2
006 HCO 1985-1 EFFICIENCY 37190 C 119/CL 6003 VJB 1954-2
007 HCO 1986-1 I'M IN LOVE WITH A MARRIED MAN 37192 C 119/CL 6003 VJB 1954-2
008 HCO 1987-1 I'VE BEEN TO HOLLYWOOD 37191 C 119/CL 6003 VJB 1954-2
April 1947 [radio show] Los Angeles, CA – Dorothy Shay, Bing Crosby, Groucho Marx (John Scott Trotter Orchestra)
00801 FEUDIN‘ AND FIGHTIN‘ VJB 1954-2
16 June 1947 Hollywood, CA – Dorothy Shay (Mischa Russell Orchestra)
009 HCO 2379-1 THE STYLE TO WHICH I'M ACCUSTOMED 37891 C 155/ VJB 1954-2
010 HCO 2380 unknown title
011 HCO 2381 HE'S THE ONE 37891 C 155
011A HCO 2382 unknown title (most probably from this session)
19 June 1947 Hollywood, CA – Dorothy Shay (Mischa Russell Orchestra)
012 HCO 2394-1 JUST A FRIENDLY FEELING 37890 C 155/ VJB 1954-2
013 HCO 2395-1N WITH A LITTLE INDISCRETION ON THE SIDE 37892 C 155 V Disc 822-B/ VJB 1954-2
014 HCO 2396-1N IT'S THE LITTLE THINGS THAT COUNT 37892 C 155 V Disc 834-B/ VJB 1954-2
20 June 1947 Hollywood, CA – Dorothy Shay (Mischa Russell Orchestra)
015 HCO 2397 unknown title
016 HCO 2398-1 AGNES CLUNG 37893 C 155/ VJB 1954-2
21 June 1947 Hollywood, CA – Dorothy Shay (Mischa Russell Orchestra)
017 HCO 2399-1 DRAINPIPE SONG 37893 C 155/ VJB 1954-2
22 June 1947 Hollywood, CA – Dorothy Shay (Mischa Russell Orchestra)
018 HCO 2400-1 MOUNTAIN LULLABY 37890 C 155/ VJB 1954-2
16 December 1947 New York City – Dorothy Shay (Orchester dir. by Mitchell Ayres)
019 CO 38540 THE OLD APPLE TREE 38309/ CL 6089/ VJB 1954-2
020 CO 38541 THE SAMPLE SONG 38140
021 CO 38542 TWO GUN HARRY FROM TUCUMCARI 38140
17 December 1947 New York City – Dorothy Shay (Orchester dir. by Mitchell Ayres)
022 CO 38554 MR. BERLITZ, MR. QUALITY 38916/ VJB 1954-2
023 CO 38555 LOVE ISN'T BORN 38308 C 171/CL 6089
024 CO 38556 PURE AS THE DRIVEN SNOW 38306 C 171/CL 6089
18 December 1947 New York City – Dorothy Shay (Orchester dir. by Mitchell Ayres)
025 CO 38567 JOAN OF ARKANSAW 38306 C 171/CL 6089 VJB 1954-2
026 CO 38576 SINCE MOTHER WAS A GIRL 38308 C 171/CL 6089 VJB 1954-2
27 December 1947 New York City – Dorothy Shay (Orchester dir. by Mitchell Ayres)
027 CO 38642 GRANDPA'S GETTING YOUNGER 38309 C 171/CL 6089 VJB 1954-2
028 CO 38643 MAKIN' LOVE MOUNTAIN STYLE 38238
029 CO 38644 NO RING ON HER FINGER 38307 C 171/CL 6089 VJB 1954-2
28 December 1947 New York City – Dorothy Shay (Orchester dir. by Mitchell Ayres)
030 CO 38652 FINISHING SCHOOL WAS THE FINISH OF ME 38238
031 CO 38653 WHY DON'T SOMEONE MARRY MARY ANN 38307 C 171/ CL 6089 VJB 1954-2
14 January 1949 Hollywood, CA – Dorothy Shay
032 HCO 3539 (YOU’LL BE JUST) ANOTHER NOTCH ON FATHER'S SHOTGUN 38508
033 HCO 3540 MISTER SEARS AND MISTER ROEBUCK 38418/CL 6057
034 HCO 3541 PAPPY'S PREDICAMENT 38508
035 HCO 3542 YOU BROKE YOUR PROMISE 38418
12 October 1949 Hollywood, CA – Dorothy Shay
036 HCO 3906 A LITTLE GIRL FROM LITTLE ROCK 38669
037 HCO 3907 DIAMONDS ARE A GIRL'S BEST FRIEND 38669
038 HCO 3908 FARGO FANNY 38651
039 HCO 3909 WHAT FOR DIDJA' 38651
10 May 1950 New York City – Dorothy Shay
040 CO 43265 JENNY 38861
041 CO 43266 HOME COOKIN' 38861
042 CO 43267 OH THEM DUDES 38916
28 May 1953 [no 3056] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Dorothy Shay (Orchestra dir. by Russ Black)
043 11567 SUGARPLUM KISSES AND VINEGAR TEARS Capitol F2597 EBF-444/H 444
044 11568 TELEVISION'S TOUGH ON LOVE EBF-444/H 444
045 11569 A LITTLE WESTERN TOWN CALLED BEVERLY HILLS EBF-444/H 444
30 May 1953 [no 3057] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Dorothy Shay (Orchestra dir. by Russ Black)
046 11570 SAGEBRUSH SADIE EBF-444/H 444
047 11571 DON'T YOU THINK YOU SHOULD'VE MENTIONED IT BEFORE? EBF-444/H 444
048 11572 IF IT WASN'T FOR YOUR FATHER EBF-444/H 444
049 11573 WHY SHORE F2597 EBF-444/H 444
050 11574 HOWLINEST,HOOTINEST GAL EBF-444/H 444
27 January 1954 [no 3310, 18:30-21:30] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Dorothy Shay (Dorothy Shay [vcl] + Billy May & His Orchestra: Al Hendrickson [gt], Joe Mondragon [bass], John Cyr [drums], Edward O'Neill [piano], Ben Gill [vibes], John Best, Conrad Gozzo, Mannie Klein [trumpet], Si Zentner, Tommy Pederson [trombone], Arthur "Skeets" Herfurt, Wilbur Schwartz [alto sax], Ted Nash [tenor sax], Fred Falensby [sax])
051 12284 YOU CAN'T GET A MAN WITH A GUN EBF-517/H-517
052 12285 TAKE BACK YOUR MINK EBF-517/H-517
053 12286 DOIN' WHAT COMES NATURALLY EBF-517/H-517
28 January 1954 [no 3312, 20:30-01:30] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Dorothy Shay (Dorothy Shay [vcl] + Billy May & His Orchestra: Al Hendrickson [gt], Joe Mondragon [bass], Lou Singer [drums], Edward O'Neill [piano], John Best, Conrad Gozzo, Mannie Klein [trumpet], Fred Falensby, Jules Jacob [sax] + strings + The Jud Conlon Singers [vcl chorus])
054 12287 BLAH BLAH BLAH EBF-517/H-517
055 12294 NOBODY'S CHASING ME EBF-517/H-517
056 12295 I CAN'T SAY NO EBF-517/H-517
057 12296 I WANNA GET MARRIED EBF-517/H-517
058 12298 ALWAYS TRUE TO YOU IN MY FASHION EBF-517/H-517
23 July 1957 Hollywood, CA – Dorothy Shay
059 IF-769 HONKY DORY Imperial X5462
060 IF-770 STOUT HEARTED MEN X5472
061 IF-771 FEUDIN' X5472
062 IF-772 ALWAYS X5462

ALBUMS
Columbia CL-6003 Dorothy Shay (The Park Avenue Hillbillie) Sings: Feudin' And Fightin'; Say That We're Sweethearts Again; Mountain Gal; Efficiency; Flat River, Missouri; I've Been To Hollywood; Uncle Fud; I'm In Love With A Married Man – 48 (10“ album)
Columbia CL-6089 Coming 'Round the Mountain: Joan Of Arkansaw; Why Don't Someone Marry Mary Anne; Since Mother Was A Girl; Grandpa's Gettin' Younger Ev'ry Day; The Old Apple Tree; Love Isn't Born; No Ring On Her Finger; Pure As The Driven Snow – 50 (10“ album)
Capitol H-444 The Park Avenue Hillbillie: Why Shore; Television's Tough On Love; Don't You Think You Should Have Mentioned It Before?; Sagebrush Sadie; A Little Western Town Called Beverly Hills; If It Wasn't For Your Father; Howlinest, Hootinest Gal; Sugar Plum Kisses And Vinegar Tears – 53 (10“ album)
Capitol H-517 Broadway Ditties by Dorothy Shay: Blah-Blah-Blah; You Can't Get A Man With A Gun; Nobody's Chasing Me; Take Back Your Mink; Doin' What Comes Natur'lly; I Wanna Get Married; I Cain't Say No; Always True To You In My Fashion – 55 (10“ album)
Flyright/Jazz Band [UK] VJB 1954-2 The Park Avenue Hillbillie Sings Feudin‘ & Fightin‘:Feudin' And Fightin'; Say That We're Sweethearts Again; Flat River, Missouri; Mountain Gal; Uncle Fud; Efficiency; I'm In Love With A Married Man; I've Been To Hollywood; The Style To Which I Am Accustomed; Just A Friendly Feeling; With A Little Indiscretion On The Side; It’s The Little Thing That Count; Agnes Clung; The Drainpie Song; Mountain Lullabue; The Old Apple Tree; Love Isn't Born (It’s Made); Joan Of Arkansas; Since Mother Was A Girl; Grandpa's Gettin' Younger Ev'ry Day; No Ring On Her Finger; Why Don't Someone Marry Mary Anne;Feudin‘ And Fightin‘ [broadcast version] - 00

SINGLES

Columbia (1947/50)
37189 Say That We're Sweethearts Again / Feudin' And Fightin' – 46
37190 Mountain Gal / Efficiency – 46
37191 I've Been To Hollywood / Flat River, Missouri – 46
37192 Uncle Fud / I'm In Love With A Married Man – 46
37890 Just A Friendly Feeling / Mountain Lullaby – 47
37891 He's The One / To Which I'm Accustomed – 47
37892 It's The Little Things That Count / With A Little Indiscretion On The Side – 47
37893 Agnes Clung / Drainpipe Song – 47
38140 Two Gun Harry From Tucumcari / Sample Song – 48
38238 Finishing School Was The Finish Of Me / Makin' Love Mountain Style – 48
38306 Joan Of Arkansaw / Pure As The Driven Snow – 48
38307 Why Don't Someone Marry Mary Ann / No Ring On Her Finger – 48
38308 Since Mother Was A Girl / Love Isn't Born – 48
38309 Old Apple Tree / Grandpa's Getting Younger – 48
38418 You Broke Your Promise / Mister Sears And Mister Roebuck - 49
38508 Pappy's Predicament / Another Notch On Father's Shotgun – 49
38651 Fargo Fanny / What For Didja' – 49
38669 A Little Girl From Little Rock / Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend – 49
38861 Home Cookin' / Jenny - 50
38916 Oh Them Dudes / Mr. Berlitz, Mr. Quality - 50
Capitol (1953-54)
F2597 Sugarplum Kisses And Vinegar / Why Shore - 57
Imperial (1957)
X5462 Hunky Dory / Always - 57
X5472 Stouthearted Men / Feudin' And Fightin' – 10-57

Penny Candy

By Praguefrank with help of RCS site
SESSIONS

Ca June 1959 unknown – Penny Candy
001 ZTSP-60052 THE ROCKIN' LADY (FROM NEW ORLEANS) Flippin‘ 201/Supersonic NV 1169 Buffalo Bop 55053 Folkline161 Jan/Star Club 1979/9911 Marginal CD 1000 White Label LP 8866
002 ZTSP-60053 WHY EACH NIGHT Flippin‘ 201
SUPERSONIC NV 1169 HOT BOPPIN' GIRLS (1979); WHITE LABEL WH-8866 (1983. NED); FOLKLINE 161 ROCKABILLY KITTENS (UK); JAN/STAR CLUB 1979/9911 STAR CLUB RECORDS 20TH ANNIVERSARY SAMPLER (1999, SWE) MARGINAL CD 1000 ROCKIN'-BOPPIN' LADIES, VOL. 3 (1995)
Ca January 1960 unknown – Penny Candy
003 XR-270/ZTSP-60976 COME ON OVER Dwain DWR 816/Teenager 61100
004 XR-271/ZTSP-60977 THEY SAID Dwain DWR 816
TEENAGE 61100 ALL THEM CHICKS AT THE HOP (1996); BUFFALO BOP 55182 TROUBLE DOLL (2006, GER)

SINGLES
Flippin’ (1959)
201 The Rockin' Lady (From New Orleans) / Why Each Night – 07-59
Dwain (1960)
DWR 816 Come On Over / They Said – 02-60

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.