Sunday, March 10, 2013

Al Dean



A.Dean Calloway, *1931

3rd version

By Mario Manciotti, Otto Kroezen, Thieu Van De Vorst, Praguefrank, Tim Johnson, Jim Loessberg
SESSIONS



Fall 1958 unknown – Al Dean and His All Stars
001 FRAGILE HEART Warrior WA 506/Bison Bop LP-2046 Double D 11565007 Legacy
002 BLUE SKY WALTZ Warrior WA 506/Legacy
Possibly from session above
003 QUEEN OF ROCK Bison Bop LP-2046 Legacy
BISON BOP LP-2046 THE BOP THAT NEVER STOPPED, VOL. 36 (GER, 1985); DOUBLE D ENT. 11565007 ULTRA RARE ROCKABILLY, VOL. 7 (1992, NED)
1959 unknown – Al Dean and His All Stars
004 VERGE OF THE BLUES Warrior WA 508/Collector CLCD 4524 Legacy
005 I SHOT BILLY JOE WA 508/Legacy
COLLECTOR CLCD 4524 ROCK AND ROLL WITH PIANO, VOL. 15 (2008, NED)
1960 unknown – Al Dean and His All Stars (+ Herb Remington [steel], Clyde Brewer [fiddle] + unknown musicins)
006 HORSES CARRY TALES D 1166/BCD 15835
007 HANDFUL OF ASHES D 1166/BCD 15835
008 GIRL AT THE BAR D 1192/BCD 15835
009 I NEED NO CHAINS D 1192/BCD 15835
BEAR FAMILY BCD 15835 COMPLETE D SINGLES, VOL. 4 (2002, GER, 4CD)
March 1961 unknown – Al Dean and His All Stars  (+ Herb Remington [steel], Clyde Brewer [fiddle] + unknown musicins)
010 I'LL WIN AGAIN D 1218/BCD 15836
011 ONE HEARTACHE FROM THE BLUES D 1218/BCD 15836
BEAR FAMILY BCD 15836 COMPLETE D SINGLES, VOL. 5 (2002, GER, 4CD)
1963 unknown – Al Dean and His All Stars
012 LOOKING FOR A NEW MAMA Manco 1043
013 BLUE SKY WALTZ Manco 1043
1966 Nashville, TN – Al Dean (Producer: Pete Drake)
014 SoN 29531 JUST ONE OF THE BOYS Stop ST 109/Kik R 10004
015 IT LOOKS UP Kik-R 10004
016 CHANGE YOUR WAYS OF LIVING Kik-R 10004
017 ST-5155 COTTON EYED JOE Paid PAD 135 Kik-R K-202/10004
018 SoN 29532 RUFF NECK PAY CHECK [aka ROUGHNECK PAYCHECK*] Stop ST 109*/ Kik-R 10004
019 A JOLE BLON Kik-R 10004
020 THEY'LL COME BACK Kik-R 10004
021 THE GIRL OF MY DREAMS Kik-R 10004
022 ST-5169 JALISCO Paid PAD 135 Kik-R K-202/10004
023 CIGAREETS AND WHUSKEY Kik-R 10004
024 ONE HEART BEAT FROM THE BLUES Kik-R 10004
025 LONG LONELY NIGHTS Kik-R 10004
1968 Nashville, TN – Al Dean/Maxine Dean [-1]/ Gale Dean [-2]
026 ROSE VALLEY POLKA –instr.-  Stop LP 10006 
027 SIGNED, SEALED AND DELIVERED Stop LP 10006 
M01 AMIGO’S GUITAR -1 Stop LP 10006 
G01 TELL HIM AND SHOW HIM -2 Stop LP 10006 
028 A GIRL AT THE BAR Stop LP 10006 
029 BUBBLES IN MY BEER Stop LP 10006 
M02 WALK A LITTLE SLOWER WARDEN -1 Stop LP 10006 
G02 RIGHT OR WRONG -2 Stop LP 10006 
030 YOU’D BE CRYING TOO Stop LP 10006 
031 A LOVER’S PRAYER Stop LP 10006 
032 I’LL WIN AGAIN Stop LP 10006 
033 ALLSTAR SCHOTTISCH –instr.- Stop LP 10006
1968 Nashville, TN – Al Dean
034 IT’S ME, I’M HOME AGAIN  Nashville 5331
ca 1968 Music City Recorders, 821 19th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Al Dean (Producer: Al Dean)
035 PRP 24941 MODEL "A" POLKA K 203
036 PRP 24942 VERGE OF THE BLUES  K 203
Al Dean recorded after 1968, incomplete info in albums and singles list
unknown info, some possibly from 1950s
WE’RE GONNA GET MARRIED  Legacy
DARK CLOUD WALTZ Legacy
DEAR GOD Legacy


ALBUMS

Stop LP-10004/Kik-R LP-10004 From Texas To Nashville: It Looks Up; Change Your Ways Of Living; Cotton Eyed Joe; Ruff Neck Pay Check; A Jole Blon; They'll Come Back; The Girl Of My Dreams; Jalisco; Cigareets and Whuskey; One Heart Beat From The Blues; Long Lonely Nights; Just One Of The Boys - 67
Stop LP-10006* Kicker Country: Rose Valley Polka; Signed, Sealed and Delivered; Amigo’s Guitar [Maxine Dean]; Tell Him And Show Him [Galen Dean]; A Girl At The Bar; Bubbles In My Beer; Walk A Little Slower Warden [Maxine Dean]; Right Or Wrong [Galen Dean]; You’d Be Crying Too; A Lover’s Prayer; I’ll Win Again; Allstar Schottisch – 68 (*on cover. ST 10006 on label)
Kik-R LPS-20001 Down our Way: Anybody Going To San Antone; Look Into My Teardrops; Blue Sky Waltz; Once More; Verge Of the Blues; Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head; Model A Polka; Out Of Control; What Will I Live On Tomorrow; Restin On My Laurels – 07-70

Kik-R LP-10008-K Country News: [Dean Galen:]  What I'd Give To Be A Boy Again; Blind Man's Bluff;  I'm Gonna Do Me To You; God Knows;  Cattle Baron; [Al Dean:] I Can't Put The Bottle Down;  Shackles And Chains;  Outskirts Of Sin;  Put Your Little Foot;  South Texas Waltz – 7-
Kik-R LP-10009 Al Dean and His Allstars: Candy Kane; Another Saturdaz Night Done Gone; Diggy Diggy Lo; Dead Skunk; Thay All Look The Same; Long As I’m Wishing; One Of These Days; Hoboe’s Meditation; I’d Walk Barefooted; Cattle Call; Down Our Way - 74
Kik-R LP-10011 On The Bandstand: Amanda; If Teadrops Were Pennies; Corinna; Miller’s Cave; Under Your Spell Again; Hinkyt Tonk; Cowtown; Cold Cold Heart; The Bottle Let Me Down; After The Fire Is Gone; This Old Rig; Brand New Mama – 75
Kik-R LP-10012 Kick’N’ with Al Dean: Cotton Eyed Joe; A Jole Blon; Rose Valley Polka; Foggy Mountain Breakdown; Blue Sky Waltz; Jalisco; South Texas Waltz; Sweetheart Schottische; Put Your Little Foot; Model "A" Polka – 81
Kik-R LP-10010 Let’s Go Dancing: Let’s Go Dabcing; That’s What Loving You Means To me; Make A Husband Out Of Me; You‘re  Still On My Mind; That’s What Loving You Means To me; Eberytime I make To Love Her  (I Think Of You); Hands Across The Border; When You Were One and I Was Twelve; Steel Toes Shoes - 81
Kik-R LP-10013 Mr. Cotton Eyed Joe (Plays Urban Cowboys): Cotton Eyed Joe; Ten Pretty Girls; Home Town Waltz; Rancho Grande; Don't You Ever Get Tired (Of Hurting Me); Silver Threads And Golden Needles; Fraulein; Last Date; Release Me; Together Again; San Antonio Rose – 81 (recorded in Houston, TX, reissued on Glad 2004 in 1999)
Kik-R LP-10014 "T" For Texas: There Ain’t No Lukenbach Texas; Slowly; Making Believe; When A Rocky Mountain High Hits A Mexico Low; Dim Lights, Thick Smoke; If You See Kay; T For Texas; I’m In Love; Pick Me Up On Your Way Down; Don’t Be Angry – 82
Kik-R LP-10015 Texico: Jalisco; Maria Elena; Mexico; Cielito Lindo; La Paloma; Yellow Rose of Texas; Texico Polka; Mexicali Rose; Under the Double Eagle; La Bamba  – 82
Kik-R LP-10016 Texas Our Texas: Texas Our Texas; El Paso; Cowtown; Texico; Cotton Eyed Joe (The National Anthem of Texas; Texas Schottische; Streets of Laredo; San Antonio Rose; Yellow Rose of Texas – 82
Glad 7023 Al Dean Sings: Verge Of The Blues; Anybody Going To San Antone; Bubble In My Beer; Cattle Call; Walk A Little Slower Warden; That Silver Hired Daddy Of Mine; Girl At The Bar; Ruff Neck Paycheck; It Looks Up; Casting My Lasso; Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes – 11-96

Legacy ?Verge Of The Blues:  Long Lonely Nights [Maxine Dean]; It's Too Late [Maxine Dean];  We're Gonna Get Married /W.Maxine Dean;  Hands Across The Border;  Dark Cloud Waltz;  I Shot Billy Joe;  Verge Of The Blues;  In Love Alone;  Let's Go Dancing;  Dear God;  Blue Sky Waltz;  Fragile Heart;  Queen Of The Rock – 25-01-06 (1958-59 recordings)
Heart Of Texas HTR-4141 Still Kikn' King Of The Cotton Eyed Joe: Cotton Eyed Joe; One of These Days; I Can't Put the Bottle Down; Shackles and Chains; Hobo's Meditation; Slowly; Dim Lights; Cattle Call; Bubbles In My Beer (feat. Galen Dean); Steel Toed Shoes; Long Black Limousine; Flowers; One Heartbeat From the Blues; Resting On My Laurels; Casting My Lasso; Jalisco – 10-11-09 (sampler)


SINGLES
Warrior (1958-59)
WA 506 Fragile Heart / Blue Sky Waltz – 12-58
WA 508 Verge Of The Blues / I Shot Billy Joe - 59
D (1960-61)
1166 Horses Carry Tales / Handful Of Ashes – 10-10-60
1192 Girl At The Bar / I Need No Chains – 02-05-61
1218 I'll Win Again / One Heartache From The Blues – 29-09-61
Manco (1963)
1043 Looking For A New Mama / Blue Sky Waltz - 63
1057 I'll Win Again / One Heartache From The Blues – (possibly reissue of D 1218)
Stop
ST 109 Just One Of The Boys / Roughneck Paycheck – 67
ST 318 Don’t Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes / Mary Was Good To Me – 69
Nashville
5331 It Looks Up / It’s Me, I’m Home Again - 68
Kik-R
K 202 Cotton Eyed Joe / Jalisco - 67 (also on Paid PAD-135)
K 203 Model "A" Polka / Verge Of The Blues
K 204 Casting My Lasso / Nearer To You
K 206 Sweetheart Schottische / Sign Of The Times
K 208 One Hearbreak From The Blues / ?
K 209 Put Your Little Foot / Can't Put The Bottle Down
K 212 Jole Blon / Cigarettes And Whuskey
K 214 Let’s Go Dancing / Hands Across The Border
K 217 Casting My Lasso / One Of These Days - 79
K 218 El Rancho Grande / Don‘t You Ever Get Tired Of Hurting Me -  (/ARMFP923, Producer: Al Dean)
K 219 Cotton Eyed Joe [vocal] / Ten Pretty Girls
K 221 Dim Lights, Thick Smoke / There Ain’t No Luckenbach Texas - 81
K 222 Put Your Little Foot / Sweetheart Scottische
Sonic (unknown)
45-176 Thanks For The Little Things / The Hangman   (note: on Sonic label listed 176, in most sources 174)

Johnny Rector



By Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank
SESSIONS

Early 1950 unknown, TX – Johnny Rector and The Texans
001 IF-209 IF YOU DRINK, DON'T DRIVE Imperial 45-8081
002 IF-210 YOU GOT IT BAD 45-8081
003 IF-211 I MET AN ANGEL 45-8087
004 IF-212 I‘M GONNA BE MEAN  45-8087
4 December 1951 Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. 7th St., Fort Worth, TX - Western Cherokees (Johnny Rector [vcl], R.L. "Blackie" Crawford [rh gt/leader], Norman Stephens [ld gt], Waymak "Pee Wee" Whitewing [steel], John M. Anderson [bass], Jimmy Dennis [drums], Truet K. Lawson [fiddle], Les Bryan [piano]. Producer: Hy Grill)
005 82020 MARRIED BY THE BIBLE (DIVORCED BY THE LAW) Coral 9-64119/HBR 045
006 82021 BE MY DARLIN' ONCE MORE Coral 9-64119/HBR 045
007 82022 IF THEY EVER GET TOGETHER Coral 9-64129 /HBR 045
008 82023 I'M NOT THAT KIND Coral 9-64129 /HBR 045
3 June 1952 Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. 7th St., Fort Worth, TX - Western Cherokees ( Johnny Rector [vcl], R.L. "Blackie" Crawford [rh gt/leader], Clarence ‘Tony’ Hall [ld gt], Pee Wee Whitewing [steel], John M. Anderson [bass], Jimmy Dennis [drums], Leon Lindsey [fiddle], Les Bryan [piano] + group vocal*. Producer: Owen Bradley)
009 82952 THERE’S A ROOM IN MY HEART Coral 9-64168/HBR 045
010 82953 HAVE YOU EVER BEEN KISSED? Coral 9-64168 /HBR 045
011 82954 ROSIE Coral 9-64160 /HBR 045
012 82955 TILL THE COWS COME HOME* Coral 9-64160/HBR 045



SINGLES
Imperial (1950)
45-8081 You Got It Bad / If You Drink, Don’t Drive - 50
45-8087 I Met An Angel / I’m Gonna Be Mean - 50
Coral (1951-1952) with Western Cherokees
9-64119 Married By The Bible (Divorced By The Law) / Be My Darlin' Once – 02-52 (rev. Feb. 16)
9-64129 If They Ever Get Together / I'm Not That Kind - 52
9-64160 Rosie / Till The Cows Come Home - 53
9-64168 There’s A Room In My Heart / Have You Ever Been Kisses - 53

Wes Holly



*Dixon, IL
By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
1950 Nashville, TN –  Wes Holly
001 2004 HOW I CRIED  716
002 2005 unknown title
003 2006 SHADOWS ‘ROUND MY HEART  716
004 2007 THE HEAVENS ARE CRYIN‘  722
1950 Nashville, TN –  Wes Holly and His Band
005 2046 OH, MY DARLIN‘ HOW I LOVE YOU  767
006 2047 (MY HEART IS LIKE) THE CLOCK  742
ca. January 1951 poss. Atlanta, GA – Wes Holly and his Band
007 2063 TRULY I LOVE YOU  767
008 2064 SHUFFLIN‘ SHOES BOOGIE  742
1950 Nashville, TN –  Joy and Wes Holly
009 2072 TEARDROPS FROM MY HEART  722
Fall 1957 unknown, IL – Wes Holly
010 XL-713/HO8W-0361 SHUFFLIN‘  SHOES Iowana 45-807
011 XL-714/HO8W-0360 TRULY, I LOVE YOU Iowana 45-807
1958 unknown – Wes Holly and His Rhythm Rockers
012 J7OW-2886 RIVER OF THE ROSES Wes Holly 101
013 J7OW-2887 HOP ROCK Wes Holly 101
1973 unknown – Wes and Eileen Holly
014 IF I DIDN’T CARE LPS 1212
015  MY WAY LPS 1212
016 WILL YOU STILL LOVE ME TOMORROW LPS 1212  
017 LARA’S THEME LPS 1212  
018 SONG SUNG BLUE LPS 1212
019  MY DING A LING LPS 1212
020 FOR THE GOOD TIMES LPS 1212
021 PROUD MARY LPS 1212

ALBUMS
No label LPS 1212 The Sounds Of Holly: If I Didn’t Care; My way; Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow; Lara’s Theme; Song Sung Blue; My Ding A Ling; For The Good Time; Proud Mary – ca 73  w. Eileen Holly

SINGLES
Tennessee
716-45 How I Cried / Shadows ‘Round My heart – 50
722-45 The Heavens Are Cryin‘ / Teardrops From My Heart – 51
742-45 (My heart Is Like) The Clock / Shufflin‘ Shoes Boogie – 51
767-45 Oh, My Darlin‘ How I Love You / Truly I Love You - 51
Iowana (1957)
45-807 Shufflin‘  Shoes / Truly, I Love You – 12-57 (rev. Dec. 30)
Wes Holly (1958)
101 Hop Rock / River Of The Roses - 58