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Monday, February 11, 2013

Fiddlin' Red Herron (by Dick Grant)



FIDDLIN’ RED HERRON
SESSION DISCOGRAPHY

ERNEST TUBB
       Decca Recording Studio, Pythian Temple, 135 West 70th St     New York City, NY:                                                     Tuesday 17th September 1946
Ernest Dale “Ernest” Tubb (vcl/gtr); James “Jimmie” Sgort (el gtr); Leon Short (gtr); “Fiddlin’ Red Herron (fdl); Gerald Lester “Jerry” Byrd (stl gtr); Jack Drake (stg bs).    Producer:

73678                 FILIPINO BABY                                                     Decca 46019 A, Decca 9-46019, Decca ED-2026
                          (Billy Cox-Clarke Van Ness)                                                              Decca DL-8291, Rounder SS-14
                                                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15853, Collector’s Choice CCM-194-2
73679                 DRIVIN’ NAILS IN MY COFFIN                                                        Decca 46019 B, Decca 9-46019, Vocalion VL-3684
                          (Jerry Irby)                                                                                      Vocalion VL-73684, Bear Family BCD-15853
                                                                                                                               Collector’s Choice CCM-194-2
73680                 RAINBOW AT MIDNIGHT                                       Decca 46018 A, Decca 9-46018, Decca ED-2356
                          (Lost John Miller)                                                    Decca DL-5301, Decca DL-8291, Decca DL-4090
                                                                                                                               Country Music Foundation CMF-005
                                                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15853, Collector’s Choice CCM-194-2
73681                 I DON’T BLAME YOU                                             Decca 46018 B, Decca 9-46018 B, Decca ED-2356
                          ()                                                                                                   Decca DL-5301, Decca DL-8291
                                                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15853

NB(1): DECCA 46018 released Monday 21st October 1946.
NB(2): BILLBOARD Advance Releases Saturday 26th October 1946-DECCA 46018.
NB(3): “RAINBOW AT MIDNIGHT” entered Billboard Folk Chart Saturday 16th November 1946-#1, 20 weeks.
NB(4): DECCA 46019 released Monday 21st October 1946.
NB(5): BILLBOARD Advance Releases Saturday 26th October 1946-DECCA 46019.
NB(6): “FILIPINO BABY” entered Billboard Folk Chart Saturday 16th November 1946-#2, 12 weeks.
NB(7): “DRIVIN’ NAILS IN MY COFFIN” entered Billboard Folk Chart Saturday 21st December 1946, #5, 2 weeks.
NB(8): DECCA 9-46018 released 1950.
NB(9): DEECA 9-46019 released 1950.
NB(10): DECCA DL-5301 “ERNEST TUBB FAVORITES” released Monday 9th April 1951.
NB(11): BILLBOARD Advance Releases Saturday 14th April 1951-DECCA DL-5301.
NB(12): DECCA ED-2026 ERNEST TUBB SINGS” released 1952.
NB(13): DECCA ED-2356 ERNEST TUBB FAVORITES, Part.1.” released 1956.
NB(14): DECCA DL-8291 “ERNEST TUBB FAVORITES” released 1956.
NB(15): VOCALION VL-3684/VL-73684 “ERNEST TUBB And The Texas Troubadours” released June 1960.
NB(16): DECCA DL-4090 “ALL-TIME COUNTRY & WESTERN, Vol.2. ORIGINAL HIT PERFORMANCES” released 1961.
NB(17): ROUNDER SS-14 “HONKY TONK CLASSICS” released 1982.
NB(18): COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CMF-005 “VINTAGE TUNES” released 1985.
NB(19): BEAR FAMILY BCD-15853 “WALKING THE FLOOR OVER YOU” released Germany 1996.
NB(20):COLLECTOR’S CHOICE CCM-194-2 “THE DEFINITIVE HITS COLLECTION” released July 2001.

ERNEST TUBB
       Decca Recording Studio, Pythian Temple, 135 West 70th St.    New York City, NY:                                                Wednesday 18th September 1946
 (vcl/gtr); Jimmie Short (el gtr); Leon Short (gtr); Red Herron (fdl); Jerry Byrd (stl gtr); Jack Drake (stg bs).
                                                                                                                               Producer:

73682                 LAST GOODBYE                                                    Decca (Uniss), Bear Family BCD-15853
                          ()
73683                 GET IN OR GET OUT OF MY HEART                                                Decca (Uniss),                      BCD-15853
                          ()
73684                 HOW CAN I BE SURE                                            Decca 46032, Decca 9-46032, Bear Family BCD-15853
                          ()
73685                 THOSE TEARS IN YOUR EYES (WERE NOT FOR ME)                                   46032,            9-46032,                     BCD-15853
                          ()
73685                 THOSE TEARS IN YOUR EYES (WERE NOT FOR
                          ME)                                                                      (Alt)                    Decca (Uniss), Bear Family BCD-15853
                          ()
73685                 THOSE TEARS IN YOUR EYES (WERE NOR FOR
                          ME)                                                                      (Alt)                    Decca (Uniss),                      BCD-15853
                          ()

NB(1): DECCA 46032 released Sunday 1st June 1947.
NB(2): DECCA 9-46032 released 1950.


JIMMIE and LEON SHORT
       Decca Recording Studio, Pythian Temple, 135 West 70th St.    New York City, NY:                                                Wednesday 18th September 1946          
Jimmie (vcl/el gtr); Leon (vcl/gtr); Red Herron (fdl); Jerry Byrd (stl gtr); Jack Drake (stg bs).
                                                                                                                               Producer:

73686                 LOVE ME NOW                                                     Decca 46022, Decca 9-46022
                          (Tex Ritter-Tex Owens0                                           Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-035
73687                 I WONDER                                                                                     Decca (Uniss)
                          (Jimmie Short)

NB(1): DECCA 46022 released Monday 16th December 1946.
NB(2):BILLBOARD Advance Releases Saturday 21st December 1946-DECCA 46022.
NB(3): DECCA Records Advert Saturday 11th January 1947-DECCA 46022.
NB(4): HILLBILLY RESEARCHER HBRCD-035 “JIMMIE and LEON SHORT” released United Kingdom

ERNEST TUBB and his Texas Troubadours
                                                                Princess Theater                                      Nashville, Tn:                                   Saturday 23rd November 1946
Mutual Network               CHECKER BOARD JAMBOREE                 30 mins. Sponsored by Ralston Cereals.
(vcl/gtr-2); Jimmie Short (vcl-7/el gtr); Leon Short (vcl-7/gtr); Red Herron (fdl-1); Jerry Byrd (stl gtr); John Victor “Vic” Willis (vcl-6/accd-3); James Ulysses Harrod Lyn “Guy” Willis (vcl-6/gtr); Charles Ray Clayton “Skeeter” Willis (vcl-6/fdl); John Wallace “Wally” Fowler (vcl-8/gtr); Lee Davis “Honey” Wilds (vcl-5); Lee Roy “Jamup” White (vcl-5); Dorothy Maxine “Radio Dot” Henderson Swan (vcl-4); Louis W. “Smokey” Swan (vcl-4); Jack Drake (Stg bs).
                                                                                                                               Producers: Charles and William Brown
                                                                                                                               M.C.:

                          TOO YOUNG TO GET MARRIED                             -1                       Radiola MR-1141
                          ()
                          YOU BROUGHT SORROW TO MY HEART-2                           MR-1141
                          ()
                          CHINA BOY                                                          -3                                     MR-1141
                          ()
                          YOU GO TO YOUR CHURCH I’LL GO TO MINE-4                   MR-1141
                          ()
                          SKIT                                                                     -5                                     MR-1141
                          ()
                          FORGIVE ME                                                        -2                                     MR-1141
                          ()
                          DAISY MAE                                                           -6                                     MR-1141                                                                                                               ()
                          I TOLD THEM ALL ABOUT YOU                               -7                                     MR-1141
                          ()
                          JOHN HENRY’S VISION   -8                                                 MR-1141
                          ()
                          DIVORCE ME C.O.D.       -2                                                 MR-1141
                          ()

NB: RADIOLA MR-1141 “COUNTRY-WESTERN CLASSICS!” released 1983.

FIDDLIN’ “RED” HERRON-1
FIDDLIN’ RED HERRON-2                                                                                       
                          King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Avenue     Cincinnati, Oh:  January 1947
(fdl);
                                                                                                                               Producer:

K-2362                BILLY IN THE LOWLAND  -1-2                                King 629 B, King LP-562
                          ()
K-2363                SOLDIER’S JOY               -1-2                                Federal 10010 AA, King EP-239, King LP-562
                          (Traditional)                                                                                     Gusto GT7-0963-2
K-2364                CINDY                                                                  -1-2                    Federal 10018 AA, Federal 45-10018, King LP-562
                          (Red Herron) (Lois BMI)                                          King KSCD-0318
K-2365                LISTEN TO THE MOCKING BIRD                            -1-2                    King 629 A, King EP-239, King LP-562, Gusto GT-104
                          (Arr. Herron)                                                                                    King KSCD-0318, Gusto GT7-0963-2                                                                   
NB(1): KING 629 released Monday 16th June 1947.
NB(2): FEDERAL 10010/45-10010 released Monday 16th April 1951.
NB(3): KING Records Advert Saturday 28th April 1951-FEDERAL 10010.
NB(4): FEDERAL 10018/45-10018 released Monday 21st May 1951.
NB(5): KING LP-562 “SQUARE DANCE MUSIC” released 1958.        
NB(6): GUSTO GT-104 “30 FIDDLERS’ GREATEST HITS” released 1978.

ERNEST TUBB                                                                               Chicago, Ill:       Monday 10th February 1947                                                          
(vcl/gtr); Jimmie Short (el gtr); Leon Short (gtr); Red Herron (fdl); Jerry Byrd (stl gtr); Jack Drake (stg bs).
                                                                                                                              Producer:

73800/C-25509     SO ROUND, SO FIRM, SO FULLY PACKED             Decca 46040, Decca 9-46040, Barnyard LP-5207
                                ()                                                                                             Bear Family BCD-15853
73801/C-25510     DON’T LOOK NOW (BUT YOUR BROKEN HEART
                                IS SHOWING)                                                                          Decca 46040, Decca 9-46040
                                ()                                                                                             Country Music Foundation CMF-005
                                                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15853, Jasmine JASMCD-3525
                                                                                                                               Collector’s Choice CCM-194-2
73802/C-25511     HUNDRED AND SIXTY ACRES                                                        Decca (Uniss), Bear Family BCD-15853
                                ()
73803/C-25512     A WOMAN HAS WRECKED MANY A GOOD MAN     Decca (Uniss),                      BCD-15853
                                ()

NB(1): DECCA 46040 released Tuesday 1st April 1947.
NB(2): “DON’T LOOK NOW (BUT YOUR BROKEN HEART IS SHOWING)” entered Billboard Folk Chart Saturday 17th May 1947-#4, 6 weeks.
NB(3): “SO ROUND, SO FIRM, SO FULLY PACKED” entered Billboard Folk Chart Saturday 28th June 1947-#5, 1 week.
NB(4): DECCA 9-46040 released 1950.
NB(5): KING LP-562 “SQUARE DANCE MUSIC” released 1958.
NB(6): BARNYARD LP-5207 “THE TEXAS TROUBADOUR SINGS ROSE OF THE MOUNTAIN AND OTHER COUNTRY CLASSICS” released Germany 1975.
NB(7): JASMINE JASMCD-3525 “THERE’S A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING IN TEXAS” released United Kingdom November 2000.

ERNEST TUBB                                                                               Chicago, Ill:       Thursday 6th March 1947                                                              
(vcl/gtr); Jimmie Short (el gtr); Leon Short (gtr): Red Herron (fdl); Jerry Byrd (stl gtr); Jack Drake (stg bs).
                                                                                                                               Producer:

73813                 I’LL STEP ASIDE                                                    Decca 46041, Decca 9-46041, Castle LP-8018
                          ()                                                                                                   Bear Family BCD-15853

NB(1): DECCA 46041 released Tuesday 15th April 1947.
NB(2): “I’LL STEP ASIDE” entered Billboard Folk Chart Saturday 19th July 1947-#5, 14 weeks.                                                                                     
NB(3): DECCA 9-46041 released 1950.
NB(4): CASTLE LP-8018 “COUNTRY STARS OF THE PAST” released Germany 1980.

GRANDPA JONES
                                                                                                                               Nashville, Tn:                                             Friday 28th March 1947
Louis Marshall “Grandpa” Jones (vcl/gtr/bjo); Marshall Barnes (gtr); Hank Garland (gtr); Homer Haynes (gtr); Jethro Burns (mand); prob Slim Idaho (stl gtr); Red Herron (fdl); Ramona Jones (stg bs).
                                                                                                                               Producer: Syd Nathan

K-2426                WEARY LONESOME ME                                        King 812, King LP-845
                          ()
K-2427                MY DARLIN’S NOT MY DARLIN’ ANYMORE             King 624, King LP-888, King LP-984
                          ()                                                                                                   Nashville NLP-2069, Gusto GT-0880-2
K-2428                MOUNTAIN MAW                                                                            King 668, Vogue V-3014, King LP-845, King LP-1042
                          ()

NB(1): KING 624 released Monday 26th May 1947.
NB(2): KING 668 released Monday 13th October 1947.
NB(3): KING 668 reviewed Billboard Folk Reviews Saturday 8th November 1947.
NB(4): VOGUE V-3014 released France 1951.
NB(5): KING 812 released Monday 10th October 1949.
NB(6): KING LP-845 “YOU REMEMBER (WHEN GRANDPA JONES SANG THESE SONGS)?” released July 1963.
NB(7): KING LP-888 “THE OTHER SIDE OF GRANDPA JONES” released January 1964.
NB(8): NASHVILLE NLP-2069 “MOUNTAIN DEW” released 1969.
NB(9): KING LP-1042 “GRANDPA JONES LIVING LEGEND OF COUNTRY MUSIC” released May 1969.
NB(10): GUSTO GT-0880-2 “MOUNTAIN DEW” released 2008.

GRANDPA JONES
                                                                                                                               Nashville, Tn:                                         Saturday 29th March 1947
(vcl/gtr.bjo); Marshall Barnes (gtr); Hank Garland (gtr); Homer Haynes (gtr); Jethro Burns (mand); prob. Slim Idaho (stl gtr); Red Herron (fdl); Ramona Jones (stg bs).      Producer: Syd Nathan

K-2433                THERE’S A HOLE IN THE GROUND                                                 King 1097, King 45-1097, Starday SD-3008
                          ()
K-2434                144 THOUSAND WERE THERE                                                        King 747, King LP-556, King LP-807
                          ()
K-2435                MOUNTAIN DEW                                                                            King 624, King EP-223,King LP-554, Starday SEP-196
                          ()                                                                                                   Parlophone GEP-8666, Starday SLP-164
                                                                                                                               Stateside SL-10017, Columbia CL-2468
                                                                                                                               Columbia CS-9468, King LP-1027, King KSD-1042
                                                                                                                               Nashville NLP-2069 Starday 45-8031                                                                                                                                                                                            Starday SG-113, Starday SD-3008, Starday SD-3017
                                                                                                                               Pine Mountain PMR-214, Nashville NLP-2079
                                                                                                                               Hollywood HCD-224, King KMCD-5102
                                                                                                                               King KMCD-3807, Gusto GT-0880-2
K-2436                GOING DOWN THE COUNTRY                                                        King 685, King LP-845
                          ()
K-2437                NEW PINS AND NEEDLES                                                                       685,         LP-845
                          ()

NB(1): KING 685 released Monday 5th January 1948.                      
NB(2): KING 685 reviewed Billboard Folk Saturday 17th January 1948.
NB(3): KING 685 re-released Monday 19th January 1948.
NB(4): KING Records Advert Saturday 31st January 1948-KING 685.
NB(5): KING 747 released Monday 6th December 1948.
NB(6): KING 747 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 19th February 1949.
NB(7): KING1097/45-1097 released Monday 1st September 1952.
NB(8): KING 1097/45-1097 reviewed Billboard Record Reviews Saturday 6th September 1952.
NB(9): KING EP-223 “GRANDPA JONES” released 1953.
NB10): KING LP-554 “GRANDPA JONES SINGS HIS GREATEST HITS” released April 1958.
NB(11): KING LP-556 “FAVORITE SACRED SONGS” released April 1958.
NB(12): PARLOPHONE GEP-8666 “GRANDPA JONES” released United Kingdom 1958.
NB(13): STARDAY SEP-196 “BLUEGRASS RECORDINGS By ALL STAR ARTISTS Featuring-5 String Banjo” released 1962.
NB(14): STARDAY SLP-164 “THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME” released 1962.
NB(15): KING LP-807 “25 YEARS OF COUNTRY & WESTERN SACRED GOSPEL SPIRITUAL SONGS” released November 1962.
NB(16): STATESIDE SL-10017 “THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME” released United Kingdom January 1963.
NB(17): KING LP-1027 “COUNTRY & WESTERN: 18 ALL TIME KING HITS” released 1967.
NB(18): COLUMBIA CL-2468/CS-9468 “18 KING SIZE COUNTRY HITS” released 1967.
NB(19): NASHVILLE NLP-2079 “GEE FROM HAW” released 1970.    
NB(20): PINE MOUNTAIN PMR-214 “18 ALL TIME KING HITS-COUNTRY AND WESTERN” released 1971.
NB(21): STARDAY 45-8031 released 1973.
NB(22): STARDAY SG-113 released 1975.
NB(23): STARDAY SD-3008 “GRANDPA JONES-16 GREATEST HITS” released 1977.
NB(24): STARDAY SD-3017 “BROWN’S FERRY FOUR-16 GREATEST HITS” released 1977.
NB(25): HOLLYWOOD HCD-224 “GRANDPA JONES-16 GREATEST HITS” released
NB(26): KING KMCD-5102 “GRANDPA JONES-28 GREATEST HITS” released Thursday 21st May 1998.
NB(27): KING KMCD-3807 “COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME 1978” released Tuesday 15th December 1998.

FIDDLIN’ RED HERRON
                          King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Avenue     Cincinnati, Oh:  December 1947
(fdl);
                                                                                                                               Producer:

K-2784                SALLY GOODIN                                                     King 801, King EP-240, King LP-562, King KSCD-0318
                          ()                                                                                                   Gusto GT7-0963-2
K-2785                DEVIL’S DREAM              (Inst)                              Federal 10024 A, Federal 45-10024, King EP-240
                          (arr. Herron) (Lois BMI)                                           King LP-562,Gusto GT-104, Gusto GT7-0963-2
                                                                                                                               B.A.C.M CD D-394
K-2786                OVER THE WAVES WALTZ                                                              King 801, King EP-240, Gusto GT7-0963-2
                          ()
K-2787                FIFTY YEARS AGO                                                (Inst)                  Federal 10010 A, B.A.C.M CD D-394
                          (Arr. Herron) (Lois BMI)
K-2788                BACK UP AND PUSH       (Inst)                              Federal 10024 AA, Federal 45-10024, King EP-240
                          (arr. Herron) (Lois BMI)                                           King LP-562, Gusto GT7-0963-2, B.A.C.M CD D-394
K-2789                CRIPPLE CREEK                                                   (Inst)                  Federal 10018 A, Federal 45-10018, King EP-239
                          (Red Herron) (Lois BMI)                                          King LP-562, King KSCD-0318, Gusto GT7-0963-2
                                                                                                                               B.A.C.M CD D-394
K-2790                CLUCK OLD HEN                                                                           King (Uniss)
                          ()
K-2791                GOODNIGHT WALTZ                                             King 712 AA, King EP-239, Gusto GT7-0963-2
                          (Traditional)
K-2792                WEDNESDAY NIGHT WALTZ                                                           King (Uniss)
                          ()

NB(1): KING 712 released Monday 24th May 1948.
NB(2): KING 801 released Monday 8th August 1949.
NB(3): BILLBOARD Advance Folk Releases Saturday 15th September 1951-FEDERAL 10024/45-10024.
NB(4): FEDERAL 10024/45-10024 released Monday 17th September 1951.
NB(5): FEDERAL 10024/45-10024 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 29th September 1951.
NB(6): KING EP-239 “FIDDLIN’ RED HERRON, Vol.1.” released 
NB(7): KING EP-240 “FIDDLIN’ RED HERRON, Vol.2.” released
NB(8): KING KSCD-0318 “LEGENDS OF THE FIDDLE: 20 BLUEGRASS CLASSICS” released 2003.
NB(9): GUSTO GT7-0963-2 “FIDDLIN’ RED HERRON” released 2009.
NB(10): GUSTO GT7-0963-2 reviewed Bluegrass Unlimited Vol.44, #2-August 2009.
NB(11): “FEDERAL-CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSIC ON THE FEDERAL 10000 SERIES” released United Kingdom 2012.

JIMMIE and LEON SHORT and their Grand Ole Opry Gang
                                                                                                                               Houston, Tx:                                                                     ca. 1948
Jimmie (vcl/el gtr); Leon (vcl/rhy gtr); Buddy Short (rhy gtr); Thomas “Tommy” Short (stl gtr); Red Herron (fdl); Unk (stg bs).
                                                                                                                               M.C.:

                          Unknown Title
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COWBOY COPAS and GRANDPA JONES
                          King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Avenue     Cincinnati, Oh:  Friday 4th November 1949
Lloyd Estel “Cowboy” Copas (vcl/gtr); Grandpa Jones (vcl/bjo); Hank Garland (el gtr); Jerry Byrd (stl gtr); prob. Red Herron (fdl); Wayne Raney (hca).                                          Producer: Syd Nathan

K-2954                MULE TRAIN                                                                                  King 835, King LP-809
                          ()
K-2955                THE FEUDIN’ BOOGIE                                                    835, King 844, Vogue V-9001, King LP-967
                          ()                                                                                                   Nashville NLP-2097, Power Pak PO-301

NB(1): KING 835 released Monday 7th November 1949.
NB(2): KING Record Advert Saturday 19th November 1949-KING 835.
NB(3): KING 844 released Friday 20th January 1950.
NB(4): KING 844 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday Saturday 18th February 1950.
NB(5): KING Records Advert Billboard Saturday 25th February 1950.
NB(6): VOGUE V-9001 released United Kingdom 1951.
NB(7): KING LP-967 “24 GREAT COUNTRY SONGS THAT WILL LIVE FOREVER” released 1966.
NB(8): NASHVILLE NLP-2097 “15 CENTS IS ALL I’VE GOT” released 1971.
NB(9): POWER PAK PO-301 “15 CENTS IS ALL I’VE GOT” released 1977.






DICK BILLS and his Sandia Mountain Boys
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             1951
Richard “Dick” Bills (vcl-1/gtr); Buz Barnam (vcl-2/         ); poss Red Herron (fdl);
                                                                                                                               Producer:

E1KB-760            OLD DUSTY SUN                                                  -2                       Morgan 107-A, Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-080
                          ()
E1KB-761            LOST WITHOUT YOU       -1                                                 107-B,                                 HBRCD-080
                          ()

NB(1): MORGAN 107 released 1951.
NB(2): HILLBILLY RESEARCHER HBRCD-080 “THE MORGAN LABEL” released United Kingdom
NOTE: BILLBOARD Saturday 2nd February 1952-Fiddlin’ Red Herron is now a member of Dick Bills band, the Sandia Mountain Boys, at KOB, Albuquerque, N.M., Bills was formerly with 4 Star, has switched to Morgan Records.

MERLE TRAVIS         poss. John Wagner Productions                                             Albuquerque, N.M.                                                                 1982
Merle Robert Travis (vcl/gtr); Otis Wilson “Joe” Maphis (vcl/gtr); Malcolm B. “Mac” Wiseman (vcl/gtr); Red Herron (vcl//fdl); Jackson D. Kane (stg bs).                                                     Producer:

                          GIVE THE FIDDLER A DRAM                                                           CMH CMH-9028, CMH CMH-9037, CMH CMH-CD-5202
                          (M.Christian)                                                                                   CMH CMH CD-5218, CMH CMH-1708
                                                                                                                               CMH CMH CD-1708, CMH CMH CD-8820
                          IN THE PINES                                                       CMH CMH-9028
                          ()
                          FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN                                      (Inst)                            CMH-9028, CMH CMH-9037, CMH CMH CD-5904
                          (M.Christian-G.McCorkle)                                        CMH CMH CD-5911, CMH CMH CD-1796                                                                 
                          FIFTY YEARS AGO WALTZ                                     (Inst)                  CMH CMH-9028
                          ()
                          HELL BROKE LOOSE IN GEORGIA                         (Inst)                            CMH-9028, CMH CMH CD-5905
                          ()
                          TROUBLE IN MIND                                                (Inst)                            CMH-9028
                          ()
                          McMICHEN’S REEL                                               (Inst)                            CMH-9028, CMH CMH-9037, CMH CMH CD-5905
                          (M.Christian)                                                                                   CMH CMH CD-5202                                                                       
                          PEACH PICKIN’ TIME IN GEORGIA                                                  CMH CMH-9028
                          ()
                          LIMEHOUSE BLUES                                              (Inst)                  CMH CMH-9028, CMH CMH-9037, CMH CMH CD-5202
                          (Phil Braham-Douglas Furber)                                                            CMH CMH CD-1784, CMH CMH CD-1796
                                                                                                                               CMH CMH CD-5218                                                                       
                          THE CONVICT AND THE ROSE                                                        CMH CMH-9028
                          ()
                          CARROLL COUNTY BLUES                                    (Inst)                            CMH-9028
                          ()
                          HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN                                                                    CMH-9028
                          ()
                          I’M LOOKING OVER A FOUR-LEAF CLOVER                     CMH-9028
                          ()
                          DREAMY GEORGIANA MOON                                                                   CMH-9028
                          (M.Christian)
                          WAITING FOR THE ROBERT E. LEE                       (Inst)                            CMH-9028
                          ()
                          IDA RED                                                                                                  CMH-9028
                          ()
                          ROCK JENNY ROCK        (Inst)                                        CMH-9028, CMH CMH CD-5904
                          ()                                                                                                   CMH CMH CD-5202, CMH CMH CD-5911
                                                                                                                               CMH CMH CD-1796, CMH CMH CD-5218
                          ARKANSAS TRAVELER    (Inst)                              CMH CMH-9028, CMH CMH-1708, CMH CMH CD-3904
                          (M.Christian-Traditional)                                           CMH CMH CD-5910, CMH CMH CD-1708                                                                                   
                          BILE ‘EM CABBAGE DOWN                                    (Medley)             CMH CMH-9028
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                          IN THE BLUE HILLS OF VIRGINIA                                                              CMH-9028
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                          BACK TO OLD SMOKY MOUNTAIN                                                             CMH-9028
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                          SWEET GEORGIA BROWN                                     (Inst)                            CMH-9028, CMH CMH-9037, CMH CMH CD-1784
                          (Ben Bernie-Kenneth Casey-Maceo Pinkard)               CMH CMH CD-1796, CMH CMH CD-8651                                                                 
                          THEY CUT DOWN THE OLD PINE TREE                                           CMH CMH-9028
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                          DARKTOWN STRUTTER’S BALL                                                                 CMH-9028
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                          GOODNIGHT WALTZ        (Inst)                                        CMH-9028, CMH CMH CD-5904
                          ()                                                                                                   CMH CMH CD-5911, CMH CMH CD-1796
                          FAREWELL BLUES                                                (Inst)                  CMH CMH-9028
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                          SWEET BUNCH OF DAISIES                                                           CMH CMH-9028
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                          DEVIL’S DREAM              (Inst)                              CMH CMH-9034, CMH CMH CD-9034
                          ()                                                                                                   CMH CMH CD-4903, CMH CMH CD-1777
                                                                                                                               CMH CMH-1708, CMH CMH CD-
                                                                                                                               CMH CMH CD-6292
                                                                                                                               CMH CMH CD-1796, CMH CMH CD-8048
                                                                                                                               CMH CMH CD-1708, CMH CMH CD-8820

NB(1): CMH CMH-9028 “MERLE TRAVIS PRESENTS THE CLAYTON McMICHEN STORY starring Merle Travis as Ridgerunner Travis & Slim Bryant, Mac Wiseman as Jack Dunnigan, Joe Maphis as Jerry Wallace & Blackie Case, Jackson D. Kane as Loppy Bryant & Bucky Bates And Introducing Fidllin’ Red Herron as Clayton McMichen” released 1982.                                
NB(2): CMH CMH-9034 “50 YEARS OF BLUEGRASS HITS” released 1978.
NB(3): CMH CMH-9037 “FIDDLER’S HALL OF FAME” released 1978.
NB(4): CMH CMH-9037 reviewed Bluegrass Unlimited Vol.13, #2-August 1978.
NB(5): CMH CMH CD-9034 “50 YEARS OF BLUEGRASS HITS, Vol.2.” released 1985.
NB(6): CMH CMH CD-9034 reviewed Bluegrass Unlimited Vol.20, #11-June 1986.
NB(7): CMH CMH CD-3904 “THE LEGENDS OF BLUEGRASS, Vol.4.” released Tuesday 3rd March 1992.
NB(8): CMH CMH CD-4903 “ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL-16 INSTRUMENTALS” released Friday 6th March 1992.
NB(9): CMH CMH CD-5904 “THE WORLD’S GREATEST COUNTRY FIDDLERS” released Monday 23rd March 1992.
NB(10): CMH CMH CD-5905 “THE WORLD’S GREATEST BLUEGRASS PICKERS” released Tuesday 31st March 1992.
NB(11): CMH CMH CD-1777 “50 YEARS OF BLUEGRASS HITS” released Thursday 12th November 1992.
NB(12): CMH CMH CD-5202 “FIRE ON THE FIDDLE” released Wednesday 21st April 1993.
NB(13): CMH CMH-1708 “RHYTHM OF THE MOUNTAINS” released 1994.
NB(14): CMH CMH CD-          “MOUNTAIN MUSIC COLLECTION, Vol.3.-PICTURES FROM LIFES OTHER SIDE” released 1994.
NB(15): CMH CMH CD-1784 “GREAT AMERICAN FIDDLE COLLECTION” released Tuesday 14th October 1997.
NB(16): CMH CMH CD-6292 “THE FIDDLES THAT DESTROYED THE WORLD: THE FASTEST FIDDLE INSTRUMENTALS OF ALL TIME” released Tuesday 15th September 1998.
NB(17): CMH CMH CD-5910 “THE GREATEST STARS OF BLUEGRASS MUSIC” released Tuesday 14th September 1999.
NB(18): CMH CMH CD-5911 “THE WORLD’S GREATEST COUNTRY FIDDLERS” released Tuesday 26th October 1999.
NB(19): CMH CMH CD-8048 “ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL” released Tuesday 22nd August 2000.
NB(20): CMH CMH CD-1796 “FIDDLER’S HALL OF FAME” released Tuesday 23rd October 2001.
NB(21): CMH CMH CD-5218 “FIRE ON THE FIDDLE” released Tuesday 21st May 2002.
NB(22): CMH CMH CD-1708 “RHYTHM OF THE MOUNTAINS-BLUEGRASS EXPLORES ITS ROOTS” released 2002.
NB(23): CMH CMH CD-8651 “THE WORLD’S HOTTEST FIDDLERS” released Tuesday 23rd July 2002.
NB(24): CMH CMH CD-8651 reviewed Bluegrass Unlimited Vol.37, #3-September 2002.
NB(25): CMH CMH CD-8820”SOLDIER’S JOY: A CIVIL ODYSSEY INSPIRED BY COLD MOUNTAIN” released Tuesday 30th March 2004.
NB(26): CMH CMH CD-8820 reviewed Bluegrass Unlimited Vol.38, #11-May 2004.


DISCOGRAPHY compiled by DICK GRANT with acknowledgements to DAVE SAX, AL TURNER, MICHEL RUPPLI, BILL DANIELS & FRANTISEK FRANK.

2005-2013.                                                                                      
                                 

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.