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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Hargus "Pig"Robbins

Hargus Melvin "Pig" Robbins, *18-01-1939 Spring City, TN
2nd version
by Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Carl G. Cederblad, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS

June 1959 Nashville, TN – Hargus Robbins aka Mel Robbins
001 SAVE IT Argo 5340
002 TO KNOW YOU Argo 5340
003 ARE YOU WITH ME Argo unissued/Chess 9124 213
004 UNTIL unissued
January 1962 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashvile, TN – Hargus Robbins aka Mel Robbins (Hargus Robbins [piano], Jerry Kennery [gt], Harold Bradley [gt], Charlie McCoy [harmonica], Boots Randolpj [sax/trombone] + more unknown musicians. Producer: Jerry Kennedy)
005 YW-23454/PB-4536 (BABY) HULLY GULLY Smash SRS-67012
006 YW-23455/PB-4537 ROCKIN' PNEUMONIA AND THE BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU Smash SRS-67012
007 YW-23456/PB-4538 STAND BY ME Smash SRS-67012
008 YW-23457/PB-4539 I KNOW Smash SRS-67012
009 YW-23458/PB-4540 MOTHER-IN-LAW Smash SRS-67012
010 YW-23459/PB-4541 YOUNG BLOOD Smash SRS-67012
011 YW-23460/PB-4542 SPLISH SPLASH Smash SRS-67012
012 YW-23461/PB-4543 BLUEBERRY HILL Smash SRS-67012
013 YW-23462/PB-4544 WHITE SILVER SANDS Smash SRS-67012
014 YW-23463/PB-4545 HEY BABY Smash SRS-67012
015 YW-23464/PB-4546 SEARCHIN' Smash SRS-67012
016 YW-23465/PB-4547 LUCILLE Smash SRS-67012
017 YW-23466/PB-4548 YOU SEND ME unissued]
1963 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Hargus Robbins (Hargus Robbins [piano], Kelso Herston [gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Grady Martin [gt], Wayne Moss [gt], Buddy Killen [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Boots Randolph [sax/xylofone])
018 HAPPY BOY Time 1070/S-2107
019 FOREVER Time 1070/S-2107
020 NIGHT RUNNER Time S-2107
021 IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR Time S-2107
022 POP UP Time S-2107
023 BEFORE YOU GO Time S-2107
024 GENERAL FLUNKIE Time S-2107
025 WHY DO I LOVE YOU Time S-2107
026 DON'T KNOCK IT Time S-2107
027 I'M HURTING Time S-2107
028 RIP TIDE Time S-2107
029 NIGHT LIFE Time S-2107
ca. September 1968 RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN – Hargus Robbins (Producer: Slim Williamson and Joe Wilson)
030 WXB4-5118/CH-661 THE BRIDGE WASHED OUT 59-1060/CHS-1011
031 CH-662? LOVE'S APPARITION 59-1060/CHS-1011
032 CH-663? ALMOST PERSUADED CHS-1011
033 CH-664? AUTUMN OF MY LIFE CHS-1011
034 CH-665 FUNK CHUNKIN' CHS-5039/CHS-1011
035 CH-666? BIG GIRLS DON'T CRY CHS-1011
036 CH-667? (ALL MY FRIENDS ARE GONNA BE) STRANGERS CHS-1011
037 CH-668? IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A HURTIN' CHS-1011
038 CH-669 TEQUILA FLOAT CHS-5039/CHS-1011
039 CH-670 LOVE TAKES CARE OF ME CHS-1011
040 CH-671 LONELY LOVERS CHS-1011
041 CH-672 LET IT BE ME CHS-1011
ca. May 1969 Nashville, TN – Hargus Robbins
042 CH-721 UNKNOWN LOVE CH-5022
043 CH-722 PENGUIN WALK CH-5022
ca. March 1977 Columbia Recording Studio, 34 Music Sq. East, Nashville, TN – Hargus Robbins (Hargus Robbins [piano/synthesizer/clavinet], Ray Edenton [ac gt], Glen Keener [ac gt], Dave Kirby [ld gt/flat top gt], Lloyd Green [dobro/steel], Buddy Emmons [steel/Muskrat player], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman/Kenny Malone [drums], Ron Oats [synthesizer]. Producer: Hargus Robbins)
044 DIGGIN' IN Elektra E-45440/7E-1110 045 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS Elektra 7E-1110
046 COOL WHIP Elektra 7E-1110
047 SWEET AND WARM Elektra 7E-1110
048 NEAR YOU Elektra E-45440/7E-1110
049 GET UP AND GET IT Elektra 7E-1110
050 SWEET DREAMS Elektra 7E-1110
051 MUSKART LOVE Elektra 7E-1110
052 ANOTHER LONELY NIGHT AHEAD Elektra 7E-1110
053 SHE NEVER KNEW ME Elektra 7E-1110
ca. November 1977 Nashville, TN – Hargus Robbins (Hargus Pig Robbins [piano/clavinety/synthesizer], Pete Ware [ld gt/gut string gt], John Smarr [el rh gt], Ray Edenton [ac gt], Lloyd Green [steel/dobro], Henry Strzelecki [el bass], Larie Londin/Buddy Harman [drums], Johnny Gimble [fiddle], Tony Migliore [arp]. Producer: Hargus Robbins)
054 ALLEY CAT Elektra 6E-129
055 CANADIAN SUNSET Elektra E-45469/6E-129
056 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG Elektra 6E-129
057 ROAMIN' ROUND Elektra E-45469/6E-129
058 DON'T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE Elektra 6E-129
059 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE Elektra E-45514/6E-129
060 BLUE BAYOU Elektra 6E-129
061 SWINGIN' SAFARI Elektra 6E-129
062 FOREVER Elektra E-45514/6E-129
063 WHITE SILVER SANDS Elektra 6E-129
ca 1978 [live-Austin City Limits] Austin, TX – Nashville Superpieckers (Buddy Emmons [vcl/steel], Charlie McCoy [vcl/harmonica], Johnny Gimble, [vcl/fiddle], Hargus Robbins [piano] + more musicians)
N0001 ROLLIN' IN MY SWEET BABY'S ARMS Flying Fish FF-097
N0002 FIDDLIN' AROUND Flying Fish FF-097
N0003 CANADIAN SUNSET Flying Fish FF-097
N0004 WABASH CANNONBALL Flying Fish FF-097
N0005 KILLER JOE Flying Fish FF-097
N0006 MANSION ON THE HILL Flying Fish FF-097
N0007 LONG TALL TEXAN Flying Fish FF-097
N0008 NEW ROAD UNDER MY WHEELS Flying Fish FF-097
N0009 SWEET DREAMS Flying Fish FF-097
N0010 SHADOW OF YOUR SMILE Flying Fish FF-097
N0011 WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS Flying Fish FF-097
N0012 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL Flying Fish FF-097
ca. February 1979 Nashville, TN – Hargus Robbins (Hargus "Pig" Robbins [vcl/piano/keyboards], Billy Sanford [gt], Harold Bradley [gt], Jimmy Capps [gt], Pete Wade [gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Lloyd Green/ Weldon Myrick [steel], Bob Moore/ Bobby Dyson/ Henry Strzelecki/ Tommy Allsup [bass], Jerry Kroon/ Kenny Malone [drums]. Producer – Billy Sherrill)
064 UNBREAKABLE HEARTS Elektra E 46512/6E-185
065 I DON'T CARE Elektra 6E-185
066 TOO BAD SHE DON'T LOVE ME Elektra 6E-185
067 LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Elektra E 46512/6E-185
068 WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE GIRLS I KNEW Elektra E 46037/6E-185
069 ANNA (EL NEGRO ZUMBON) Elektra 6E-185
070 CHUNKY PEOPLE Elektra E 46037/6E-185
071 GET OFF AND GET ON IT Elektra 6E-185
072 PATCHWORK Elektra 6E-185
073 EASY DOES IT Elektra 6E-185

ALBUMS
Smash MGS-27012/SRS-67012 Hully Gully To The Hits:
Hey Baby; (Baby) Hully Gully; Blueberry Hill; Searchin'; Lucille; Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu; Splish Splash; I Know; Mother-In-Law; White Silver Sands; Young Blood; Stand By Me - 62
Time 52107/S-21074 A Bit Of Country Piano: Happy Boy; Forever; Night Runner; In The Midnight Hour; Pop Up; Before You Go; General Flunkie; Why Do I Love You; Don't Knock It; I'm Hurting; Rip Tide; Night Life - 63
Chart CHM-1011/CHS-1011 One More Time: Love's Apparition; Almost Persuaded; Bridge Washed Out; Autumn Of My Life; Funk Chunkin'; Big Girls Don't Cry; (All My Friends Are Gonna Be) Strangers; It Keeps Right On A Hurtin'; Tequila Float; Love Takes Care Of Me; Lonely Lovers; Let It Be Me – 12-68 (also titled: Play Iot Again, Hargus)
Elektra 7E-1110 Country Instrumentalist Of The Year: Diggin' In; Torn Between Two Lovers; Cool Whip; Sweet And Warm; Near You; Get Up And Get It; Sweet Dreams; Muskart Love; Another Lonely Night Ahead; She Never Knew Me – 07-77
Elektra 6E-129 Pig In A Poke: Alley Cat; Canadian Sunset; It Was Almost Like A Song; Roamin' Round; Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue; Little Bitty Pretty One; Blue Bayou; Swingin' Safari; Forever; White Silver Sands – 02-78
Elektra 6E-185 Unbreakable Hearts: Unbreakable Hearts; I Don't Care; Too Bad She Don't Love Me; Love Love Love; Whatever Happened To The Girls I Knew; Anna (El Negro Zumbon); Chunky People; Get Off And Get On It; Patchwork; Easy Does It – 05-79
Flying Fish FF-097 The Nashville Superpickers Live From Austin City Limits: Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's Arms; Fiddlin' Around; Canadian Sunset; Wabash Cannonball; Killer Joe; Mansion On The Hill; Long Tall Texan; New Road Under My Wheels; Sweet Dreams; Shadow Of Your Smile; What A Friend We Have In Jesus; Orange Blossom Special – 79 Nashville Superpickers


SINGLES
Argo (1959) as by Mel Robbins
5340 Save It / To Know You – 07-59
Smash (1962) as by Mel Robbins
Time (1963)
1070 Happy Boy / Forever - 63
Chart (1968-69)
59-1060 The Bridge Washed Out / Love's Apparition - 11-68
CH-5022 Penguin Walk / Unknown Love - 07-69
CH-5039 Tequila Float / Funk Chunkin' - 10-69
Elektra (1977-79)
E 45440 Diggin' In / Near You - 11-77
E 45469 Canadian Sunset / Roamin' Round - 03-78
E 45514 Little Bitty Pretty One / Forever - 08-78
E 46037 Chunky People / Whatever Happened To The Girls I Knew - 04-79
E 46512 Unbreakable Hearts / Love, Love, Love - 07-79

Sandy Rucker

by Praguefrank
SESSIONS
late 1968 Nashville, TN – Sandy Rucker (Producer: Dick Heard)
001 FOR THE SAKE OF OUR LITTLE MISTAKE Royal American 282 
002 RA-804 YOU KNOW WHERE TO GO Royal American 282 
Spring 1969 Nashville, TN – Sandy Rucker (Lloyd Green [steel/leader] + unknown musicians. Producer: Dick Heard)
003 YOU'RE MY WORLD Royal American 285
004 WHEN YOU'RE NUMBER TWO  Royal American 285
ca November 1972 Nashville, TN - Sandy Rucker (unknown musicians + arr. By Bill Justis. Producer: Fred Foster)
005 LAY ME DOWN Monument ZS7-8560
006 LULLABY Monument ZS7-8560
ca August 1973 Nashville, TN - Sandy Rucker (unknown musicians + horns arr. By Bergen White + The Imperials. Producer: Fred Foster)
007 TAKE ME TO THE MARDI GRASS ZS7-8590 
008 HOW CAN I TELL YOU ZS7-8590 
ca December 1973 Nashville, TN - Sandy Rucker (unknown musicians + arr. By Bill Justis. Producer: Fred Foster)
009 KISS IT AWAY ZS7-8601
010 THE PRISONER'S SONG ZS7-8601
ca May 1974 Nashville, TN - Sandy Rucker (unknown musicians + arr. By Bill Justis. Producer: Fred Foster)
011 DON'T PROMISE ME ZS7-8617
012 YOU DON'T NEED A REASON ZS7-8617
ca November 1974 poss. Nashville, TN (Producer: Michael Stewart)
013 THE BEST OF MY LOVE UA-XW610-X 
014 14887  SO HARD LIVIN' WITHOUT YOU UA-XW610-X 


SINGLES
Royal American (1969)                         
RA 282  For The Sake Of Our Little Mistake / You Know Where To Go - 01-69 
RA 285  You're My World / When You're Number Two - 05-69 
Monument  (1972-74)                             
ZS7-8560  Lay Me Down / Lullaby – 12-72 
ZS7-8590  Take Me To The Mardi Grass / How Can I Tell You - 09-73 
ZS7-8601  Kiss It Away / Prisoner's Song - 01-74 
ZS7-8617  Don't Promise Me / You Don't Need A Reason - 07-74 
United Artists (1975)                        
UA-XW610-X  The Best Of My Love / So Hard Livin' Without You - 03-75 


Balto

by Praguefrank
SESSIONS

15 December 2010 Grand Street Recording, Brooklyn, NYC – Balto (Daniel Sheron [vcl/gt/harmonica], Andrew Sheron [vcl/mandolin], John Glouchevitch [vcl/banjo], Charlie Freundlich [bass], Jake Nussbaum [drums/percussion], Philippe Bronchtein [vcl/piano/accordion]. Producer: Andrew Sheron)
001 THE RAILYARD
002 SELF PORTRAIT
003 THE TIN MAN
004 KIROV FACTORY
005 ELIZABETH THE BUMBLEBEE
006 LONG TIME COMING
007 DON QUIXOTE
008 OCTOBER'S ROAD
009 THE LOVER
010 HOME NOVEMBER SHORE
tracks above issued on album October’s Road
   


ALBUMS
Balto ? October’s Road: The Railyard; Self Portrait; The Tin Man; Kirov Factory;
Elizabeth the Bumblebee; Long Time Coming; Don Quixote; October's Road; The Lover; Home November Shore – 16-02-11

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.