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Friday, October 7, 2011

Luke Simmons

*15-09-1927 In Vancouver British Columbia, CAN
by Thieu Van De Vorst, Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti, Murray Kirch
SESSIONS



1953 Astor Recording Studio, Auckland, NZE – Luke Simmons and His Blue Mountain Boys (Luke Simmons [vcl/gt], Ray Gunter [ld gt], Bill Sevesi [steel], Vic Crane [bass], Lloyd Sly [accordian]. Producer: Noel Peach)
001 HOWLIN’ AT THE MOON Tanza Z 159
002 JUST WAITIN’  Tanza Z 159
003 LADY'S MAN Z 161/ Horseshoe LPC-00LS-1  BACM CD D 230
004 JAMBALAYA Z 161
005 LITTLE BUDDY Z 162 /BACM CD D 230
006 HUMMNGBIRD SPECIAL  Z 162/ BACM CD D 230
007 21441 NIGHT TRAIN TO MEMPHIS Tanza 168
008 21442 MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS Tanza 168
009 21474 YOUR CHEATIN' HEART Z 173/ BACM CD D 230
010 21475 THE GAL WHO INVENTED KISSIN‘ Z 173
010A THAT HEART BELONGS TO ME
011 I WISH I HAD A PLASTIC HEART Z 190
012 LET ME KNOW  Z 190
013 THREE WAYS OF KNOWING Z 191
014 NO HELP WANTED  Z 191
015 TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART Z 195 /BACM CD D 230
016 CAROLS BY THE OLD CORRAL  Z 195
017 CHINA DOLL Z 214/ BACM CD D 230
018 I WON’T BE HOME NO MORE  Z 214
019 STREAMLINED CANNON BALL Z 215
020 WHY DON’T YOU HAUL OFF AND LOVE ME?  Z 215
021 OLD SHEP Z 243/ BACM CD D 230
022 I MISS MY SWISS  Z 243/ BACM CD D 230
023 I’VE BEEN DOWN THAT ROAD BEFORE Z 244
024 SICK, SOBER AND SORRY Z 244
025 LITTLE OLD LADY Z 245
026 DON’T JUST STAND THERE  Z 245/Cowgirlboy LP-5143
027 THE GOLD RUSH IS OVER Z 246/ BACM CD D 230
028 THE WRECK OF THE 97  Z 246
029 CAN'T WIN CAN'T PLACE CAN'T SHOW Z 247/ BACM CD D 230
030 unknown title Z 247
031 EVERYTHING'S OK Z 248/ BACM CD D 230
032 TENNESSEE CENTRAL NO. 9  Z 248
possibly from sessions above
033 JUST WAITIN‘ BACM CD D 230
1957 unknown, CAN – Luke Simmons and His Blue Mountain Boys (Luke Simmons [vcl/gt], Roger Parent [ld gt], Joe Marvin [rh gt], Vic Crane [ac bass],  Clarence LeVesque [fiddle])
034 WABASH CANNONBALL Rodeo RLP 53 Cowgirlboy LP 5143
035 THROW A LITTLE MY WAY Rodeo RLP 53 Cowgirlboy LP 5143
036 NEVER NO MORE ANYTIME Rodeo RLP 53 Cowgirlboy LP 5143
037 HEARTBROKEN Rodeo RLP 53 Cowgirlboy LP 5143
038 HIGH BIRD ON THE TOTEM POLE Rodeo RLP 53 Cowgirlboy LP 5143 BACM CD D 230
039 UNEMPLOYMENT BLUES Rodeo RLP 53 Cowgirlboy LP 5143
040 FRAZER RIVER VALLEY BLUES Rodeo RLP 53 Cowgirlboy LP 5143
041 ANNIVERSARY OF MY BROKEN HEART Rodeo RLP 53 Cowgirlboy LP 5143
042 DOWN IN QUEBEC Rodeo RLP 53 Cowgirlboy LP 5143
043 TOO BLIND TO SEE Rodeo RLP 53 Cowgirlboy LP 5143
044 STONEY MOUNTAIN BLUES Rodeo RLP 53 Cowgirlboy LP 5143
045 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL Rodeo RLP 53 Cowgirlboy LP 5143 
046 I’M TIRED  Horseshoe LPC-00LS-1 Cowgirlboy LP-5143
047 MY SHOES KEEP WALKING BACK TO YOU
048 DAYS THAT USED TO BE Banff RBS-1048 Horseshoe LPC-00LS-1 Cowgirlboy LP-5143
049 HOBO JOE'S BOOGIE  Banff RBS-1048/Danny LS 7802  Cowgirlboy LP-5143 Collector CLCD 7757
possibly from sessions above, info on original issued missing
050 DEEP SEA JAMBOREE Danny LS 7802
051 RAINY DAY BLUES Danny LS 7802
052 CUP OF JOY Danny LS 7802
053 IT'S A LONG WAY BACK INTO YOUR HEART  Danny LS 7802 
054 WAITIN' ON A SIDING  Danny LS 7802 
055 DAYS THAT USED TO BE  Danny LS 7802 
056 WAITING AT THE GATE FOR KATE Danny LS 7802 
COLLECTOR CLCD 7757 EARLY ROCK AND ROLL FROM NEW ZEALAND VOL. 9/10 (NED, 2004)
1959 poss. Auckland, NZE – Luke Simmons and His Blue Mountain Boys
057 HEY BABY Viking VL 18  Danny LS 7802 Collector CLCD 7757
058 WHEN THE HARVEST MOON IS SHINING Viking VL 18  Danny LS 7802
059 OVER THE RANGE Viking VL 18  Danny LS 7802
060 DOWN WHERE THE MEADOWLARKS SING Viking VL 18  Danny LS 7802
061 DON’T PLAY THIS SONG Viking VL 18 Danny LS 7802
062 OPEN UP YOUR HEART Viking VL 18   Danny LS 7802
063 DRIFTING ON THE SEA OF LIFE Viking VL 18  Danny LS 7802
064 SUGAR PIE BABY Viking VL 18   Danny LS 7802
1960 poss. Auckland, NZE – Luke Simmons and His Blue Mountain Boys
065 PARTY DOLL Columbia 45-DNZ-107 XCWN 112/33MS-6008 BACM CD D 230 Collector CLCD 7758 EARLY ROCK AND ROLL FROM NEW ZEALAND, vol. 11/12 (NED, 2004)
066 ONE TIME TOO OFTEN Columbia  XWN 101/33MS-6008  BACM CD D 230
067 BLUE MOON OF KENTUCKY Columbia 45-DNZ-107 XCWN 113/33MS-6008   BACM CD D 230 Collector CLCD 4463
068 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL 45-DNZ-108
069 I’M TIRED Columbia 45-DNZ-108/33MS-6008 
070 ANNIVERSARY OF OUR LAST GOODBYE Columbia XWN 101/33MS-6008  BACM CD D 230
071 GEISHA GIRL Columbia 45-DNZ-113 XWN 102/33MS-6008 BACM CD D 230
072 I LIKE MY MUSIC- COUNTRY STYLE Columbia XWN 102/33MS-6008  BACM CD D 230
073 HONKY TONK MAN Columbia 45-DNZ-109 XWN 102/33MS-6008 BACM CD D 230 Collector CLCD 4463
074 I’M WALKIN’  45-DNZ-109
075 WABASH CANNONBALL Columbia  TCWN 101/33MS-6008  BACM CD D 230
076 OH LONESOME ME 45-DNZ-113 TCWN 101/SEGM 6001 BACM CD D 230 Collector CLCD 7758
077 TOO BLIND TO SEE XWN 102/ 33MS-6008 BACM CD D 230
078 MY SHOES KEEP WALKING BACK TO YOU TCWN 102/SEGM 6001 BACM CD D 230
079 NIGHT TRAIN TO MEMPHIS TCWN 102
Collector CLCD 4463 EARLY CANADIAN ROCKERS, vol. 5 (NED, 2000)
1 August 1981 [overdub session] EMI Studios, Wellington, NZE – Luke Simmons [original tracks] (John Cooke [ac gt], Cathy Newhook [2nd fiddle], Val Elliott [piano])
080 LITTLE BUDDY Horseshoe LPC-00LS-1
081 NIGHT TRAIN TO MEMPHIS Horseshoe LPC-00LS-1
082 TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART Horseshoe LPC-00LS-1
083 YOUR CHEATING HEART Horseshoe LPC-00LS-1
084 THAT HEART BELONGS TO ME Horseshoe LPC-00LS-1
085 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL Horseshoe LPC-00LS-1
086 MY SHOES KEEP WALKING BACK TO YOU Horseshoe LPC-00LS-1
087 ANNNIVERSARY OF OUR LAST GOODBYE Horseshoe LPC-00LS-1
088 TOO BLIND TO SEE Horseshoe LPC-00LS-1


ALBUMS
Rodeo [CAN] RLP-53 Canadians Make Good Abroad: Wabash Cannonball; Throw A Little My Way; Never No More Anytime; Heartbroken;High Bird On The Totem Pole; Umemployment Blues; Frazer River Valley Blues; Ainnversary Of My Broken Heart;  Down In Quebec; Too Blind To See; Stoney Mountain Blues; Orange Blossom Special – 57  (all tracks reissued on Cowgirlboy LP-5143)
Viking [NZE] VL-18 Luke Simmons: Hey Baby; When The Harvest Moon Is Shining; Over The Range; Down Where The Meadowlarks Sing; Don’t Play This Song;Open Up Your Heart;  Drifting On The Sea Of Life; Sugar Pie Baby – 59 (10“ LP)
Columbia [NZE] 33MS-6008 Country Style: Party Doll; One Time Too Often; Blue Moon Of Kentucky; Anniversary Of Our Last Goodbye; I’m Tired; Geisha Girl; I Like My Music- Country Style; Honky Tonk Man; Wabash Cannonball; Too Blind To See – 61 (10“ LP)
Danny [GER] LS-7802 Luke Simmons And His Blue Mountain Boys In 1960:  Hey Baby; When That Harvest Moon Is Shining; Over The Range; Down Where The Medowlarks Sing; Don't Play This Song; Open Up Your Heart; Drifting On The Sea Of Life; Sugar Pie Baby; Deep Sea Jamboree; Raindy Day Blues; Cup Of Joy; It's A Long Way Back Into Your Heart; Waitin' On A Siding; Days That Used To Be; Hobo Joe's Boogie; Waiting At The Gate For Katie – 78 (reissued as Cowgirlboy LP-5042 in 1991)
Horseshoe [NZE] LPC-00LS-1 Three Decades South Of Nashville: Lady’s Man; little Buddy; Night Train To Memphis; Take These Chains From My Heart; Your Cheating Heart; That Heart Belongs To Me; I’m Tired; My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You; Anniversary Of Our Last Goodbye; Days That Used To Be; Too Blind To See - 81
Cowgirlboy [GER] LP-5143 Hobo Joe's Boogie:  Don't Just Stand There;  Hobo Joe's Boogie; I'm Tired;  The Days That Used To Be; Wabash Cannonball; Throw A Little My Way; Never No More Anytime; Heartbroken;High Bird On The Totem Pole; Umemployment Blues; Frazer River Valley Blues; Ainnversary Of My Broken Heart;  Down In Quebec; Too Blind To See; Stoney Mountain Blues; Orange Blossom Special – 95
BACM [UK] CD D 230 I Like My Music Country Style:  Take These Chains From My Heart;  China Doll;  Your Cheatin' Heart Tanza;  Old Shep;  Can't Win Can't Place Can't Show;  Everything's Ok; Geisha Girl; I Like My Music Country Style;  Honky Tonk Man;  Oh Lonesome Me;  My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You;  Night Train To Memphis;  Lady's Man;  I Miss My Swiss;  Little Budy;  Hummngbird Special;  The Gold Rush Is Over;  Just Waitin';  Part Doll;  One Time Too Often;  Blue Moon Of Kentucky;  Anniversary Of Our Last Goodbye;  High Bird On A Totem Pole;  Wabash Cannonball;  Too Blind To See – 10
Jasmine [UK] JASCD-715 Pure Down Home Raw 1950s Country Singin' and Pickin': Wabash Cannonball;  Mind Your Own Business;  My Shoes Keep Walkin' Back To You;  Deep Sea Jamboree;  Your Cheating Heart;  Night Train To Memphis;  Old Shep;  Waitin' On A Siding;  Geisha Girl;  Hummingbird Special;  Cup Of Joy;  Jambalaya;  Down In Quebec;  It's A Long Way Back To Your Heart;  Fraser River Valley Blues;  Take These Chains From My Heart;  Lady's Man;  Days That Used To Be;  Howlin' At The Moon;  Oh Lonesome Me;  Just Waitin';  Hobo Joe's Boogie;  I Miss My Swiss;  Honky Tonk Man;  Waiting At The Gate For Katie;  Rainy Day Blues;  The Gal Who Invented Kissing;  Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain;  Christmas Carols By The Old Corral;  I Like My Music Country Style – 10-08-12



SINGLES
Tanza [NZE] (1953-55?]
Z 159 Howlin’ At The Moon /  Just Waitin’ - 53
Z 161 Lady's Man / Jambalaya - 53
Z 162 Little Budy / Hummngbird Special - 53
Z 168 Night Train To Memphis / Mind Your Own Business - 53
Z 173 Your Cheatin' Heart / The Gal Who Inventedf Kissin‘ - 53
Z 190 I Wish I Had A Plastic Heart / Let Me Know – 53
Z 191 Three Ways Of Knowing / No Help Wanted - 53
Z 195 Take These Chains From My Heart / Carols By The Old Corral  - 53
Z 214 China Doll / I Won’t Be Home No More - 54
Z 215 Streamlined Cannon Ball / Why Don’t You Haul Off And Love Me? - 54
Z 243 Old Shep / I Miss My Swiss - 54
Z 244 I’ve Been Down That Road Before / Sick, Sober And Sorry – 54
Z 245 Little Old Lady / Don’t Just Stand There - 54
Z 246 The Gold Rush Is Over /  The Wreck Of The 97 – ca 55
Z 247 Can't Win Can't Place Can't Show / ? - 55
Z 248 Everything's Ok / Tennessee Central No. 9 - 55
Rodeo (1957)
MG 199 High Bird On A Totem Pole /
Columbia [NZE]
45-DNZ-107 Party Doll / Blue Moon Of Kentucky - 60
45-DNZ-108 Orange Blossom Special / I’m tired - 60
45-DNZ-109 Honky Tonk Man / I’m Walkin’ - 60
45-DNZ-113 Oh Lonesome Me / Geisha Girl - 61
EPS
XWN 101 One Time Too Often / Anniversary Of Our Last Goodbye
XWN 102 Geisha Girl Castle; I Like My Music Country Style; Honky Tonk Man;  Too Blind To See
TCWN 101 Oh Lonesome Me / Wabash Cannonball
TCWN 102  My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You; Night Train To Memphis
XCWN 112 Party Doll
XCWN 113 Blue Moon Of Kentucky






Old Cowhands

by Mario Manciotti, Praguefrank
SESSIONS
ca 1997 Tempest Recording, Tempe, AZ/The Garage, New River, AZ/Big Surprise Music, Encino, CA – The Old Cowhands (Bob Henke [ld vcl-2/gt/accordion/piano], Ron Rutowski [ld vcl-3/banjo/mandolin/fiddle], Buffalo Rick Galeener [vcl-1/bass] + friends: Rusty Richards [vcl &yodeling-5], Marilyn Tuttle [vcl], Wesley Tuttle [ld vcl-6], Amy Jo Richards [ld vcl-7], Al Casey [steel-001,003,006,009,014], Rags Allen [piano-001,009,013], Dave Bourn [piano-004,014], The Reinsmen [bck vcl-004]. Producer: The Old Cowhands)
001 A ROUND TRIP TICKET TO CHATTANOOGA -1 WWCD-1001
002 UNTIL DAWN -1 WWCD-1001
003 THO I TRIED -3 WWCD-1001
004 STRAWBERRY ROAN WWCD-1001
005 A BROKEN PROMISE MEANS A BROKEN HEART -1 WWCD-1001
006 YODELIN’ BOOGIE WWCD-1001
007 VAYA CON DIOS -2 WWCD-1001
008 STAR SOANGLED RAINBOW -1 WWCD-1001
009 SLIPPIN’ AROUND WITH JOLE’ BLOND -1 WWCD-1001
010 DETOUR -1-2-3-6 WWCD-1001
011 I’D TRADE ALL OF MY TOMORROWS – 5-7 WWCD-1001
012 DON’T YOU REMEMBER -1-2-3 WWCD-1001
013 I’M TIRED OF PLAYIN’ SECOND FIDDLE TO A STEEL GUITAR WWCD-1001
014 WITH TEARS IN MY EYES -1 WWCD-1001
015 MY TENNESSEE ROSE -1 WWCD-1001

ALBUMS
BRWW WWCD-1001 A Tribute To Wesley Tuttle: A Round Trip Ticket To Chattanooga; Until Dawn; Tho I Tried; Strawberry Roan; A Broken Promise Means A Broken Heart; Yodelin’ Boogie; Vaya Con Dios; Star Soangled Rainbow; Slippin’ Around With Jole’ Blond; Detour; I’d Trade All Of My Tomorrows; Don’t You Remember; I’m Tired Of Playin’ Second Fiddle To A Steel Guitar; With Tears In My Eyes; My Tennessee Rose - 97

Bill Carpenter

By Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS

1971 Jessup Recording Studio, 3150 Francis Street,Jackson, MI – Bill Carpenter (Bill Carpenter [vcl/dobro], Don Bryant [rh gt], Nolan Faulkner [mandolin], James Miller [banjo], Earl Miller [bass], Uncle Ed Bryant [fiddle],
001 MEETING IN THE AIR Jessup MB-105
002 WHEN THIS EVENING SUN GOES DOWN Jessup MB-105
003 SINNERS YOU'D BETTER GET READY Jessup MB-105
004 FAR BEYOND THE STARRY SKY Jessup MB-105
005 OLD GOSPEL SHIP Jessup MB-105
006 VOICE FROM ON HIGH Jessup MB-105
007 WHEN I DIE Jessup MB-105
008 WAYFARING STRANGER Jessup MB-105
009 MY OLD COTTAGE HOME Jessup MB-105
010 GOD LOVES HIS CHILDREN Jessup MB-105
011 OLD HOME PLACE Jessup MB-105
012 I'M ON MY WAY TO GLORY Jessup MB-105

ALBUMS
Jessup Michigan Bluegrass MB-105 Meeting In The Air: Meeting In The Air; When This Evening Sun Goes Down; Sinners You'd Better Get Ready; Far Beyond The Starry Sky;Old Gospel Ship; Voice From On High; When I Die; Wayfaring Stranger; My Old Cottage Home; God Loves His Children; Old Home Place; I'm On My Way To Glory - 71

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.