SESSION DISCOGRAPHY * ALBUMS DISCOGRAPHY * SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY

Country and crossover since 1920s and my favorite artists of all genres too...
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Monday, August 1, 2011

Nashville String Band



by Mario Manciotti, Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Hans Sandberg
SESSIONS

September 1969 RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Nashville String Band (Chet Atkins [gt], Homer Haynes [gt], Jethro Burns [mandolin] + more unknown musicians. Producer: Chet Atkins and Bob Ferguson)
001 XWA4-2427 YELLOW BIRD 47-9781/LSP-4274
002 XWA4-2428 CARIBBEAN 47-9781/ LSP-4274
003 GRANADA LSP-4274
004 ADIOS AMIGOS LSP-4274
005 LA GOLONDRINA (THE SWALLOW) LSP-4274
006 XWA4-2432 LA FIESTA 47-9878/LSP-4274
007 EL PASO LSP-4274
008 TOMORROW'S TEARS LSP-4274
009 MARIA ELENA LSP-4274
010 DRINA LSP-4274
011 IN A LITTLE SPANISH TOWN LSP-4274
ca. March 1970 RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Nashville String Band (Chet Atkins [gt], Homer Haynes [gt], Jethro Burns [mandolin] + more unknown musicians. Producer: Chet Atkins and Bob Ferguson)
012 ZWA4-1065 UNDER THE DOUBLE EAGLE 47-9878/LSP-4363
013 JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE LSP-4363
014 ARKANSAS TRAVELER LSP-4363
015 COLD COLD HEART LSP-4363
016 FRAULEIN LSP-4363
017 WILDWOOD FLOWER LSP-4363
018 TENNESSEE RAG LSP-4363
019 MAIDEN'S PRAYER LSP-4363
020 SOUTH LSP-4363
021 MOCKINGBIRD HILL LSP-4363
ca. October 1970 RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Nashville String Band (Chet Atkins [gt], Homer Haynes [gt], Jethro Burns [mandolin] + more unknown musicians. Producer: Chet Atkins and Bob Ferguson)
022 COLONEL BOGEY LSP-4472
023 WHITE SILVER SANDS LSP-4472
024 ZWA4-1873 RED WING 74-0410/ LSP-4472
025 THREE BELLS LSP-4472
026 OKLAHOMA HILLS LSP-4472
027 SWEET DREAMS LSP-4472
028 ZWA4-1877 STROLLIN' 74-0410/ LSP-4472
029 ROCKY TOP LSP-4472
030 RELEASE ME LSP-4472
031 GREEN, GREEN GRASS OF HOME LSP-4472
March 1971 RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Nashville String Band (Chet Akins [ld gt], Pete Wade [ld gt], Homer Haynes [rh gt], Jerry Shook [rh gt], Uncle Josh Graves [dobro], Johnny Gimble [mandolin], Jethro Burns [mandolin], Henry Strzelecki [bass], Larry Londin [drums], Lee Womack [piano]. Producer: Bob Ferguson, Chet Atkins)
032 LAST TRAIN TO CLARKSVILLE LSP-4553
033 NOLA LSP-4553
034 AWA4-1314 HAPPY ENDING 74-0500/ LSP-4553
035 OPRYLAND LSP-4553
036 ALHAMBRA LSP-4553
037 AWA4-1317 GENEVIEVE (SHAWN-VEE-EV) 74-0500/ LSP-4553
038 EL CONDOR PASA LSP-4553
039 TENNESSEE WALTZ LSP-4553
040 BIRTH OF THE BLUES LSP-4553
041 FLAKY LSP-4553
ca. October 1971 RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Nashville String Band (Chet Atkins [gt], Jerry Shook [gt], Pete Wade [el gt], Jimmy Capps [el gt], Kenneth Burns [mandolin], Bob Moore/Henry Strzelecki [bass], Ralph Gallant/Buddy Harman [drums], Farrell Morris [marimbas], Hargus Robbins/Floyd Cramer [piano], Bill McElhiney [trumpet], Don Sheffield [trumpet/flugelhorn] + Sheldon Kurland Strings. Producer: Chet Atkins and Ronny Light)
042 BWA4-1078* BANDIT  LSP-4659  [ed.:*] 74-0666
043 ESTRELLITA LSP-4659
044 CIELITO LINDO LSP-4659
045 GAY RANCHERO LSP-4659
046 MARCHETA LSP-4659
047 GREAT EL TIGRE LSP-4659
048 SPANISH EYES LSP-4659
049 CUMBANCHERO LSP-4659
050 AWA4-1931 BANDERA 74-0666/LSP-4659
051 VAYA CON DIOS LSP-4659
*remeastered, edited or re-recorded version
ca. May 1972 RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Nashville String Band (Chet Atkins [gt], Jerry Shook [gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Pete Wade [el gt], Johnny Gimble/Kenneth Burns [mandolin], Jerry Byrd [steel], Henry Strzelecki [bass], Kenneth Buttrey/Jim Isbell [drums], Farrell Morris [percussion], Floyd Cramer [piano], Bill Puett [woodwind] + Sheldon Kurland Strings. Producer: Chet Atkins and Ronny Light) (poss. BWA4-1434-43)
052 BWA4-1434 BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC 74-0833/LSP-4771
053 STEEL GUITAR RAG LSP-4771
054 FASCINATION LSP-4771
055 THIRD MAN THEME LSP-4771
056 BWA4-1436 DIXIE 74-0833/ LSP-4771
057 MEDLEY: I'M THINKING OF MY BLUE EYES/WABASH CANNONBALL/HAWAIIAN WEDDING SONG LSP-4771
058 LARA'S THEME LSP-4771
059 LA PALOMA LSP-4771
060 ST. LOUIS BLUES LSP-4771
061 BEER BARREL POLKA LSP-4771

ALBUMS
RCA Victor LSP-4274 Nashville String Band:
La Fiesta; Yellow Bird; El Paso; Granada; Adios Amigos; La Golondrina; Caribbean; Tomorrow's Tears; Maria Elena; Drina; In A Little Spanish Town – 12-69 (XPRS-2491/2)
RCA Victor LSP-4363 Down Home: Under The Double Eagle; Just A Closer Walk With Thee; Arkansas Traveler; Cold Cold Heart; Fraulein; Wildwood Flower; Tennessee Rag; Maiden's Prayer; South; Mockingbird Hill – 06-70
RCA Victor LSP-4472 Identified: Colonel Bogey; White Silver Sands; Red Wing; Three Bells; Oklahoma Hills; Strollin'; Sweet Dreams; Rocky Top; Release Me; Green Green Grass Of Home – 01-71
RCA Victor LSP-4553 Strung Up: Last Train To Clarksville; Nola; Genevieve; Opryland; Happy Ending; Alhambra; El Condor Pasa; Tennessee Waltz; Birth Of The Blues; Flaky – 05-71
RCA Victor LSP-4659 The Bandit: Bandit; Estrellita; Cielito Lindo; Gay Ranchero; Marcheta; The Great El Tigre; Spanish Eyes; You Belong To My Heart; Cumbanchero; Bandera; Vaya Con Dios – 01-72 (MX: APRS-1981/2)
RCA Victor LSP-4771 The World's Greatest Melodies: Battle Hymn Of The Republic; Steel Guitar Rag; Fascination; Third Man Theme; I'm Thinking of My Blue Eyes; Wabash Cannonball; Hawaiian Wedding Song; Lara's Theme; La Paloma; St Louis Blues; Beer Barrel Polka; Dixie – 20-06-72

SINGLES
RCA Victor (1969-73)
47-9781 Caribbean / Yellow Bird - 12-69
74-0410 Strollin' / Red Wing - 70
47-9878 La Fiesta / Under The Double Eagle - 07-70
74-0500 Happy Ending / Genevieve (Shawn-Vee-Ev) - ca. 07-71
74-0666 Bandera / The Bandit - 02-72
74-0833 The Battle Hymn Of Republic / Dixie - 09-72
 

Larry Sasser

by Praguefrak, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS

1991 Oak Valley Studios, 105 Oak Valley Drive, Nashville, TN – Larry Sasser (Larry Sasser [steel], Fred Newell [ld gt], John Clausi [rh gt], David Smith [bass], Clay Claire [drums], Hoot Hester [fiddle], Bunky Keels [piano]. Producer: Ray Pennington, Larry Sasser)
001 SASSY FRASSIN' Step One SOR-0058
002 ALWAYS ON MY MIND SOR-0058
003 TAKE ME AS I AM SOR-0058
004 ARE YOU SURE SOR-0058
005 DOGWOOD TRAIL SOR-0058
006 REAL COUNTRY SOR-0058
007 NASHWOOD SOR-0058
008 MERCY MERCY SOR-0058
009 HEALING HANDS OF TIME SOR-0058
010 GARDENIA WALTZ SOR-0058
011 COLD COLD HEART SOR-0058
012 EASY GOIN' SOR-0058

ALBUMS
Step One SOR-0058 Sassy Country: Sassy Frassin'; Always On My Mind; Take Me As I Am; Are You Sure; Dogwood Trail; Real Country; Nashwood; Mercy Mercy; Healing Hands Of Time; Gardenia Waltz; Cold Cold Heart; Easy Goin' - 91

Free Beer

by Praguefrank
SESSIONS

Spring 1975 New York City – Free Beer (Sandy "Sandman" Allen [vcl/gt/bass], Michael Packer [vcl/gt/bass], Caleb Potter [vcl/gt/percussion] + Brendan Harkin [vcl/gt], Ronnie Renninger [gt], Eric Weissberg [dobro/violin], Dan Daley [steel], Joe X. Dube/Richard Crooks/Bernard "Pretty" Purdie/Paul Schwartz [drums], Jack Jennings [percussion], Ned Albright/ Richard Harbert [piano], Larry Gonsky [keyboards/synthesizer], John Harris [harmonica], George Marge [sax], Irwin "Marky" Markowitz [horn], Bob Mintzer [sax]. Pattie Dardy Harkin [bck vcl]. Producer: Alan Lorber, Brendan Harkin)
001 I'M IN LOVE Southwind SWS-6402
002 COUPE DE VILLE Southwind SWS-6402
003 CRUISIN' Southwind SWS-6402
004 BRANDY AND BEER Southwind SWS-6402
005 OUT ON THE ROAD Southwind SWS-6402
006 RIDING SHOTGUN ON A DREAM WAGON Southwind SWS-6402
007 THE LETDOWN Southwind SWS-6402
008 WE CAN CALL IT HOME Southwind SWS-6402
009 GOOD TIMES, SAD TIMES Southwind SWS-6402
010 ZANZIBAR Southwind SWS-6402
011 RIVER OF WINE Southwind SWS-6402
012 NEW ENGLAND GIRLS Southwind SWS-6402
ca Spring 1976 New York City – Free Beer (Michael Packer [vcl/gt/bass], Sandy Allen [vcl/gt/bass], Caleb Potter [vcl/gt/percussion], Werner Fritzsching [gt], Jerry Marotta [drums], Daniel Ben Zebulon [percussion], Ralph Schuckett [keyboards]. Producer: Alan Lorber)
013 WALKING THE FLOOR RCA Victor PB-10763/APL1-1733
014 GETTING THERE IS A DRAG APL1-1733
015 UPTOWN LOVER PB-10719/APL1-1733
016 SHE LEFT THIS MORNING APL1-1733
017 SAME OLD GARBAGE APL1-1733
018 IT'S GONNA BE ALRIGHT APL1-1733
019 FINE TIME APL1-1733
020 LOVE OF A WOMAN APL1-1733
021 FAMILY PIE PB-10719/APL1-1733
022 RUN WILD PB-10763/APL1-1733
023 SPRING TO ME APL1-1733
Fall 1976 New York City - Free Beer (Michael Packer [vcl/gt/bass], Sandy Allen [vcl/gt/bass], Caleb Potter [vcl/gt/percussion], Werner Fritzsching [gt], Jerry Marotta [drums], Ralph Schuckett [keyboards] +Hugh McCracken [gt], Steve Kahan [gt], Stu Woods [bass], Chris Parker [drums], Ken Ascher [piano]. Producer: Alan Lorber)
024 QUEEN OF THE PURPLE SAGE RCA Victor PB-10881/APL1-2072
025 NOUVEAU CHAPEAU RCA Victor APL1-2072
026 TIME, TIME, TIME RCA Victor APL1-2072
027 GOIN' AWAY RCA Victor APL1-2072
028 I'VE JUST SEEN A FACE RCA Victor APL1-2072
029 YOU BETTER WATCH OUT RCA Victor APL1-2072
030 WANNA GET BACK TO YOU RCA Victor APL1-2072
031 ONE EYED JACKASS RCA Victor APL1-2072
032 CALIFORNIA RCA Victor PB-10881/APL1-2072
033 BULLFROG BLUES RCA Victor APL1-2072



ALBUMS
Southwind SWS-6402 Free Beer: I'm In Love; Coupe De Ville; Cruisin'; Brandy And Beer; Out On The Road; Riding Shotgun On A Dream Wagon; The Letdown;We Can Call It Home; Good Times, Sad Times; Zanzibar; River Of Wine; New England Girls - 75
RCA Victor APL1-1733 Highway Robbery: Walking The Floor; Getting There Is A Drag; Uptown Lover; She Left This Morning; Same Old Garbage; It's Gonna Be Alright; Fine Time; Love Of A Woman; Family Pie; Run Wild; Spring To Me - 76
RCA Victor APL1-2072 Nouveau Chapeau: Queen Of The Purple Sage;. Nouveau Chapeau; Time, Time, Time; Goin' Away; I've Just Seen A Face; You Better Watch Out; Wanna Get Back To You; One Eyed Jackass; California; Bullfrog Blues - 77

SINGLES
RCA Victor (1976-77)
PB-10719 Uptown Lover / Family Pie – 07-76
PB-10763 Walking The Floor / Run Wild – 09-76
PB-10881 California / Queen Of The Purple Sage – 02-77

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.