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 20, 2012

Tony Kraber

+09-1986
2nd version
By Michel Ruppli, Bill Daniels, Praguefrank
SESSIONS
early 1941 New York City - Tony Kraber
001 OLD PAINT Keynote 504
June 1941 New York City – Tony Kraber
002 76605 BOLL WEEVIL SONG Keynote 507 K-104/Mercury MG-25003 MG-20008
003 76606 OLD CHISHOLM TRAIL Keynote 505 K-104/Mercury MG-25003 MG-20008
004 76607 WHISKEY RYE WHISKEY Keynote 506 K-104/Mercury MG-25003 MG-20008
005 76608 THE TENDERFOOT/BLOOD ON THE SADDLE Keynote 506 K-104/Mercury MG-25003 MG-20008
006 76609 unknown title
007 76610 unknown title
008 76611 NEXT BIG RIVER/KANSAS BOYS Keynote 507 K-104/Mercury MG-25003 MG-20008
009 76612 GREEN GROW THE LILACS Keynote 505 K-104/Mercury MG-25003 MG-20008
1958 [live] Carnegie Hall, New York City – Tony Kraber
00901 RYE WHISKEY Folkways FW2512
00902 BLOOD ON THE SADDLE Folkways FW2512
FOLKWAYS FW2512 HOOTENANNY AT CARNEGIE HALL (1960)

ALBUMS
Mercury MG-25003 Songs Of The Old Chisholm Trail: Old Chisholm Trail; Green Grow The Lilacs; Whiskey Rye Whiskey; Tenderfoot; Blood On The Saddle; Boll Weevil Song; Next Big River; Kansas Boys - 49 (10“ album; originally on 78 RPM album Keynote K-104)
Mercury MG-20008 Songs Of The Old Chisholm Trail: [Tony Kraber (MG-25003): ] Old Chisholm Trail; Green Grow The Lilacs; Whiskey Rye Whiskey; Tenderfoot; Blood On The Saddle; Boll Weevil Song; Next Big River; Kansas Boys; [Earl Robison:] House I Live In; Man's A Man For 'A That; Drill Ye Tarriers; Frozen Logger; Jefferson And Liberty; Sweet Betsy From Pike; Dirty Miner -55

 
SINGLES
Keynote (1941)
K 504 Old Paint / [Beatrice Kay:] Picket Line Priscilla - 41
K 505 Old Chisholm Trail / Green Grow The Lilacs – 06-41
K 506 Whiskey Rye Whiskey / Tenderfoot-Blood On The Saddle – 06-41
K 507 Boll Weevil Song / Next Big River-Kansas Boys – 06-41
505/507 also released as 78 RPM album Keynote 104 Songs Of The Old Southwest (rev. June 27, 1942)




Cecil Gill

By Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst with help of http://hillbilly-researcher.blogspot.com/
SESSIONS
1947 unknown – Cecil Gill “Yodeling Country Boy”/*aka Ernest Winnett and His Trailblazers
001 CG-1 CHOPPIN’ COTTON Silver Star 100
002 CG-2 TOO JEALOUS* Silver Star 100
1947 unknown – Cecil Gill
003 TEAR DROPS IN THE RAIN Silver Star 101 Rich-R-Tone 398
004 SAY GOODBYE Silver Star 101 Rich-R-Tone 398
1947 or 1948 unknown – Cecil Gill & The Texas Trailblazer
005 YOU LEFT ME WITH A BROKEN HEART Silver Star 102
006 SOMEONE TO LOVE Solver Star 102
All tracks above may have been recorded at one session
1948 unknown – Cecil Gill
Unknown recordings for Bluebonnet
1963 Fort Worth, TX – Cecil Gill  (Cecil Gill [vcl/gt])                                
011 FIRST WHIPPOORWILL SONG  Bluebonnet BL-101       
012 KITTY WELLS  Bluebonnet BL-101                   
013 DOWN THE OLD ROAD  Bluebonnet BL-101             
014 YOUR OWN LITTLE JOE  Bluebonnet BL-101           
015 SHIP THAT NEVER RETURNED  Bluebonnet BL-101      
016 GREAT JUDGEMENT MORNING  Bluebonnet BL-101       
017 BAD COMPANIONS  Bluebonnet BL-101                
018 WHEN I'M GONE  Bluebonnet BL-101                 
019 UTAH CARROLL  Bluebonnet BL-101                  
020 YOUR MOTHER STILL PRAYS  Bluebonnet BL-101       
021 LAMPLIGHTING TIME  Bluebonnet BL-101             
022 SAY GOODBYE  Bluebonnet BL-101                   
023 PICTURE ON THE WALL  Bluebonnet BL-114           
024 MAPLE IN THE LANE  Bluebonnet BL-114             
025 PUTTIN' ON THE STYLE  Bluebonnet BL-114          
026 BEHIND THESE GRAY WALLS  Bluebonnet BL-114       
027 WAGON TRAIN  Bluebonnet BL-114                   
028 WHEN JIMMIE RODGERS SAID GOODBYE  Bluebonnet BL-114                                   
029 YODELING RANGER  Bluebonnet BL-114               
030 ENGINEER'S CHILD  Bluebonnet BL-114              
031 TEARDROPS IN THE RAIN  Bluebonnet BL-114         
032 TWENTY ONE YEARS  Bluebonnet BL-114              
033 WE PARTED AT THE GATE  Bluebonnet BL-114         
034 WILL THE ANGELS PLAY THEIR HARPS  Bluebonnet BL-114    
035 BIRMINGHAM JAIL  Bluebonnet BL-138
036 I HAD BUT FIFTEEN CENTS  Bluebonnet BL-138
037 BOY IN BLUE  Bluebonnet BL-138
038 SILVER HAIRED DADDY  Bluebonnet BL-138
039 I’M S-A-V-E-D  Bluebonnet BL-138
040 MOTHER, QUEEN OF MY HEART  Bluebonnet BL-138
041 OLD-FASHIONED PICTURE  Bluebonnet BL-138
042 NOBODY’S DARLIN‘  BUT MINE  Bluebonnet BL-138
043 CRIME I DIDN’T DO  Bluebonnet BL-138
044 LIFE’S RAILWAY TO HEAVEN  Bluebonnet BL-138 
045 OKLAHOMA HILLS  Bluebonnet BL-139
046 WHEN MY NEW MOON TURNS TO GOLD Bluebonnet BL-139
047 AIN'T WE CRAZY?  Bluebonnet BL-139
048 PUT MY LITTLE SHOES AWAY  Bluebonnet BL-139
049 THERE IS A FOUNTAIN  Bluebonnet BL-139
050 END OF THE 21-YEAR PRISONER  Bluebonnet BL-139
051 ROCKING ALONE IN AN OLD ROCKING CHAIR  Bluebonnet BL-139
052 BAREFOOT BOY WITH BOOTS ON  Bluebonnet BL-139
053 EMPTY COT IN THE BUNKHOUSE  Bluebonnet BL-139
054 CLOSE OF A LONG DAY  Bluebonnet BL-139
055 GOSPEL CANNONBALL Bluebonnet BL-139
056 BILLY RICHARDSON’T LAST RIDE  Bluebonnet BL-140
057 MAY I SLEEP IN YOUR BARN  Bluebonnet BL-140
058 ANSWER TO 21 YERS  Bluebonnet BL-140
059 DON’T MAKE ME GO TO BED  Bluebonnet BL-140
060 IF I COULD HEAR MY MOTHER PRAY  Bluebonnet BL-140
061 LIGHTNING EXPRESS  Bluebonnet BL-140
062 PICTURES OF YESTERDAY  Bluebonnet BL-140
063 BROWN EYES  Bluebonnet BL-140
064 JUST A KEROSENE LAMP  Bluebonnet BL-140
065 HANDFUL OF EARTH  Bluebonnet BL-140
066 IN THE GARDEN  Bluebonnet BL-140 
                               



ALBUMS

Bluebonnet BL-101 Cecil Gill The Yodeling Country Boy: The First Whippooorwill Song; Kitty Wells; Down The Old Road To Home; Your Own Little Joe; The Ship That Never Returned; The Great Judgement Morning; Bad Companions; When I'm Gone You'll Soon Forget Me; Utah Carroll; Your Mother Still Prays For You, Jack; Lamplighting Time In The Valley; Say Goodbye – 63

Bluebonnet BL-114 Cecil Gill The Yodeling Country Boy, No. 2: Yodeling Country Boy; Picture On The Wall; Maple In The Lane; Puttin' On The Style; Behind These Gray Walls; Wagon Train; When Jimmie Rodgers Said Goodbye; Yodeling Ranger; The Engineer's Child; Teardrops In The Rain; Twenty-One Years; We Parted At The Gate; Will The Angels Play Their Harps For Me? – 66

Bluebonnet BL-138 Cecil Gill The Yodeling Country Boy, vol. 3: Birmingham Jail; I Had But Fisteen Cents; Boy In Blue; Silver Haired Daddy; I’m S-A-V-E-D; Mother, Queen Of My heart; Old-Fashioned Picture; Nobody’s Darlin‘  But Mine; Crime I Didn’t Do; Life’s Railway To Heaven - 88

Bluebonnet BL-139 Cecil Gill The Yodeling Country Boy, vol. 4: Oklahoma Hills; When My New Moon Turns To Gold ; Ain't We Crazy? ; Put My Little Shoes Away; There Is A Fountain; End Of The 21-year Prisoner; Rocking Alone In An Old Rocking Chair; Barefoot Boy With Boots on; Empty Cot In The Bunkhouse; Close Of A Long Day; Gospel Cannonball – 88

Bluebonnet BL-140 Cecil Gill The Yodeling Country Boy, vol. 5: Billy Richardson’t Last Ride; May I Sleep In Your Barn; Answer To 21 Yers; Don’t Make Me Go To bed; If I Could Hear My Mother Pray; Lightning Express; Pictures Of yesterday; Brown Eyes; Just A Kerosene Lamp; Handful of Earth; In The Garden - 88




SINGLES
Silver Star (1947)
100 Choppin’ Cotton / Too Jealous (aka Ernest Winnett And His Texas Trailblazers) - 47
101 Tear Drops In The Rain / Say Goodbye -  48 (rev. Feb. 14, reissued on Rich-R-Tone 398 in April 1949)
102 You Left Me With A Broken Heart / Someone To Love – 48
Bluebonnet (1948)
No details known

 

Sam Thompson

by Praguefrank
SESSIONS
ca 1969 poss. Nashville, TN – Sam Thompson
001 MIDNIGHT COWBOY Promo 101
002 POCKET FULL OF SONG Promo 101
1969 poss. Nashville, TN – Sam Thompson
003 OKEECHOBEE ON MY MIND Chalet CHR-1051
004 GOING TO SAINT LOUIS Chalet CHR-1051
005 LET 'EM DOWN PUT 'EM DOWN CHR-1070
006 TWO OF THEM CHR-1070
1974 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – Sam Thompson
007 ROUGH NECK House Of Michael MLP 1001
008 DOODLE-BUG PETE House Of Michael MLP 1001
009 HIGH AND DRY House Of Michael MLP 1001
010 BALLAD OF ED THOMAS House Of Michael MLP 1001
011 TOOL-PUSHER House Of Michael MLP 1001
012 DRINKS FOR THE HOUSE House Of Michael MLP 1001
013 THREE MILES DOWN House Of Michael MLP 1001
014 TULSA House Of Michael MLP 1001
015 WILDCATS FROM WAY BACK House Of Michael MLP 1001
016 ROSANNA House Of Michael MLP 1001
017 ARKANSAS House Of Michael MLP 1001
018 MORNING TOWER House Of Michael MLP 1001
1985 Nashville, TN – Sam Thompson
019 OLD PAIR OF SHOES Door Knob DKLPS-86-1010
020 BLUE TRAIN Door Knob DK86-247 /DKLPS-86-1010
021 THE MAN INSIDE OF ME Door Knob DKLPS-86-1010
022 OLD SAD SONGS Door Knob DKLPS-86-1010
023 FLANNEL RED Door Knob DKLPS-86-1010
024 DO NO GOOD ARNOLD Door Knob DKLPS-86-1010
025 FREE BORN MAN Door Knob DKLPS-86-1010
026 OKEECHOBEE Door Knob DK85-241 /DKLPS-86-1010
027 MINSTREL MAN Door Knob DK86-247 /DKLPS-86-1010
028 GOIN' TO ST LOUIS Door Knob DKLPS-86-1010

ALBUMS
House Of Michael MLP 1001 Songs Of The Oil Field: Rough Neck; Doodle-Bug Pete; High And Dry; Ballad Of Ed Thomas; Tool-Pusher; Drinks For The House; Three Miles Down; Tulsa; Wildcats From Way Back; Rosanna; Arkansas; Morning Tower – 74
Door Knob DK-LPS-86-1010 An Ordinary Man: Old Pair Of Shoes; Blue Train; The Man Inside Of Me; Old Sad Songs; Flannel Red; Do No Good Arnold; Free Born Man; Okeechobee; Minstrel Man; Goin' To St Louis – 86


SINGLES
Promo (ca 1969)
101 Midnight Cowboy / Pocket Full Of Song - ca 69
Chalet (1969)
CHR-1051 Okeechobee On My Mind / Going To Saint Louis - 69
CHR-1070 Let 'Em Down Put 'Em Down / Two Of Them – ca. 70
Door Knob (1983-86)
DK85-241 Okeechobee - 12-85 (same song on both sides, DJ single)
DK86-247 Minstrel Man / Blue Train - 86


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.