Thursday, March 20, 2014

David Ball



*09-07-1953 Rock Hill, SC
3rd version

By Praguefrank, Rog Peyton, Mario Manciotti, Michael Fardy
SESSIONS



1974 unknown – Uncle Walt’s Band (David Ball [ld vcl + unknown group members)
U1 DON’T YOU THINK I FEEL IT TOO Lespedeza LP 9302 Sugar Hill SHCD 1032/33
U2 DISH WIPED CLEAN Lespedeza LP 9302 Sugar Hill SHCD 1032/33
LESPEDEZA LP 9302 UNCLE WALT’S BAND (1974)
26 June 1979 unknown – Uncle Walt’s Band (David Ball [ld vcl + unknown group members)
U3  STAY WITH THE ONE WHO LOVES YOU Lespedeza UW-4 Sugar Hill SHCD 1032/33
U4 FOR THE FIRST TIME Lespedeza UW-4 Sugar Hill SHCD 1032/33
U5 YOU KEEP ME HOLDING ON Lespedeza UW-4 Sugar Hill SHCD 1032/33
U6 ALL I NEED IS YOU Lespedeza UW-4 Sugar Hill SHCD 1032/33
LESPEDEZA UW-4 6-26-79 (1988, cassette only)
1980 unknown – Uncle Walt’s Band (David Ball [ld vcl + unknown group members)
U7 DON’T YOU KNOW, CAN’T YOU SEE Lespedeza UW-2 SH-CD-1034/5
U8 BLUEBIRD Lespedeza UW-2 SH-CD-1034/5
LESPEDEZA UW-2 AN AMERICAN IN TEXAS (1980)
1980 [live] unknown – Uncle Walt’s Band (David Ball [ld vcl + unknown group members)
U801 LOVE HAS LAID ME DOWN Lespedeza UW-3 SH-CD-1034/5
LESPEDEZA UW-3 UNCLE WALT’S BAND RECORDED LIVE (1982)
Btw 1974-1988 unknown – Uncle Walt’s Band (David Ball [ld vcl + unknown group members)
U9 PLAYING THE FOOL Sugar Hill SHCD 1032/33
SUGAR HILL SHCD 1032/33 THE GIRL ON SUNNY SHORE (1991); SUGAR HILL SUG CD 1034/35 AN AMERICAN IN TEXAS REVISITED (1991)
Early 1988 Nashville, TN – David Ball (David Ball [vcl/bck vcl], Mark Casstevens [gt], Billy Williams [gt-1], Danny Parks [gt-2/fiddle-2], Bill Hullett [el gt], Paul Franklin [dobro], Paul Franklin [steel], Glenn Worf [bass], Paul Levin [drums/percussion], Rob Hajacos [fiddle], Matt Rollings [keyboards], Buddy Cannon [bck vcl], Curtis Young, Doug Clements, Hershal Wiginton, Louis Nunally [bck vcl-3]. Producer:Bill Halverson, Billy Williams)
001 WE'RE STEPPIN' OUT TONIGHT RCA 6899-7-R/9777-2-R  07863-66463
002 I WISH HE WAS ME 6899-7-R 8636-7-R 8975-7-R
003 YOU GO, YOU’RE GONE 8636-7-R
004 GIFT OF LOVE RCA 8975-7-R/9777-2-R 07863-66463
005 IF SHE WERE MINE -2 RCA 9777-2-R  07863-66463
006 MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE -1 RCA 9777-2-R  07863-66463
007 ALL OVER ME RCA 9777-2-R 07863-66463
008 LISTEN TO MY HEART RCA 9777-2-R 07863-66463
009 NO MORE TEARS RCA 9777-2-R  07863-66463
010 TEXAS ECHO -3 RCA 9777-2-R  07863-66463
011 WAITING FOR SOMEBODY NEW RCA 9777-2-R  07863-66463
012 I WAS BORN WITH A BROKEN HEART RCA 9777-2-R  07863-66463
013 SMOKING CIGARETTES AND DRINKING COFFEE BLUES RCA 9777-2-R 07863-66463
ca early 1994 Battery Studios, Nashville, TN – David Ball (David Ball [vcl/gt/bck vcl], Stuart Ziff [gt], Brent Mason [gt], Sonny Garrish/Tommy Spurlock [steel], Glen Worf [bass], Owen Hale [drums], Blaine Sprouse/Rob Hajacos/Glen Duncan/Hank Singer [fiddle], Steve Nathan [piano] + Lawrence Eugene Marrs, Suzy Ragsdale, Cindy Richardson Walker, Stephony Smith, Harry Stinson [bck vcl])
014 THINKIN' PROBLEM Warner 7-18250/45562-2
015 LOOK WHAT FOLLOWED ME HOME Warner 7-17977/45562-2 9 47794-2
016 BLOWIN' SMOKE Warner 7-17785/45562-2
017 WHEN THE THOUGHT OF YOU CATCHES UP WITH ME Warner 7-18081/45562-2 9 47794-2
018 HONKY TONK HEALIN' Warner 7-17785/45562-2
019 A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE OF LIFE Warner 45562-2
020 DOWN AT THE BOTTOM OF A BROKEN HEART Warner 7-18250/45562-2
021 WHAT DO YOU WANT WITH HIS LOVE Warner 7-17977/45562-2 9 47794-2
022 DON'T THINK TWICE Warner 7-18081/45562-2
023 12-12-84 Warner 45562-2
1995 [sessions for Come Together: America Salutes The Beatles] Nashville, TN – David Ball
024 I’LL FOLLOW THE SUN Capitol 8-31712-2
ca March 1996 Nashville, TN – David Ball (David Ball [vcl/gt], Dan Huff [el gt], Brent Mason [el gt], Brent Rowan [el gt], Reggie Young [el gt], Don Potter [ac gt], Biff Watson [ac gt], Steve Buckingham [gt], Paul Franklin [steel guitar/pedabro], Alisa Jones [hammer dulcimer], Junior Huskey [bass], Michael Rhodes [bass gt], Eddie Bayers [drums], Hank Singer [fiddle], Joe Spivey [fiddle/mandolin], Mark Casstevens [harmonica], John Hobbs [piano], Joey Miskulin [accordion], Farrell Morris [vibes/percussion] +Dennis Wilson, Curtis Young , John Wesley Ryles, Louis Nunley, Liana Manis [bck vcl]. Producer: Styeve Buckingham and Ed Seay)
025 HANGIN' IN AND HANGIN' ON Warner 7-17574/46244-2 9 47794-2
026 CIRCLE OF FRIENDS Warner 7-17639/46244-2 9 47794-2
027 I'VE GOT MY BABY ON MY MIND Warner 46244-2
028 WHAT KIND OF HOLD Warner 7-17445/46244-2
029 I'LL NEVER MAKE IT THROUGH THIS FALL Warner 7-17445/46244-2 9 47794-2
030 BAD DAY FOR THE BLUES Warner 46244-2
031 IF YOU'D LIKE SOME LOVIN' Warner 7-17574/46244-2
032 NO MORE LONELY Warner 7-17639/46244-2
033 I NEVER DID KNOW Warner 46244-2
034 THE BOTTLE THAT POURS THE WINE Warner 46244-2
btw September 1996/June 1997 Nashville, TN - Hank Thompson and David Ball
035 GET THE HELL OUT OF DODGE  Curb D2-77925
1997 [sessions for The Songs Of Jimmie Rodgers: A tribute] unknown – David Ball
036 MISS THE MISSISSIPPI AND YOU Columbia CK 67676
1998 [sessions for The Songs Of Dwight Yoakam: Will Sing For Good] unknown – David Ball
037 THIS TIME Little Dog LDR 99808
ca early 1999 Nashville, TN – David Ball (David Ball [vcl], Brent Mason [gt], Mark Casstevens [ac gt], Anthony Crawford  [ac gt], James House [ac gt], Bob Britt [el gt], Al Anderson [gt], Al Perkins [dobro/steel], Bruce Bouton [lap steel], Robby Turner [steel], Alison Prestwood/ Glenn Worf [bass], Owen Hale /Wayne Killius/ Lonnie Wilson [drums], Glen Caruba /Tom Roady [percussion], Chris Carmichael  [fiddle/bck vcl], Larry Franklin [fiddle], John Barlow Jarvis /Steve Nathan/ Pete Wasner [keyboards], Joe Caverlee, Wes Hightower, Liana Manis, Dennis Wilson [bck vcl]. Producer: David Ball, Ben Cook and Don Fowler)
038 WATCHING MY BABY NOT COMING BACK Warner 7-16982/47270-2 9 47794-2
039 I WANT TO WITH YOU Warner 7-16927/47270-2
040 WHAT DO YOU SAY TO THAT Warner 47270-2
041 HASTA LUEGO, MY LOVE Warner 47270-2 9 47794-2
042 A GRAIN OF SALT Warner 47270-2
043 LONELY TOWN Warner 47270-2 9 47794-2
044 GOING SOMEPLACE TO FORGET Warner 7-16982/47270-2
045 FOR YOU Warner 47270-2
046 I'M JUST A COUNTRY BOY Warner 47270-2
047 WHEN I GET LONELY Warner 7-16927/47270-2
Spring 2001 Nashville, TN – David Ball (David Ball [vcl/ac gt], Billy Panda [gt],  Steve Larios [steel/Chromatic harmonica], Dan Frizsell [bass gt], Vince Barranco [drums/ percussion], Chris Carmichael / Kenny Sears / Joe Spivey [fiddle],  Jeff Taylor [piano/accordion],  Scott Miller [trumpet],  Kim Morrison, Wood Newton, Audrey Ball, Stephen Hill, Randy Khors [bck vcl]. Producer: Wood Newton)
049 AMIGO Dualtone 1109-2
050 MISSING HER BLUES Dualtone 01120/1109-2
051 SHE ALWAYS TALKED ABOUT MEXICO Dualtone 00001-7/1109-2
052 RIDING WITH PRIVATE MALONE Dualtone 01120/1109-2
053 WHENEVER YOU COME BACK TO ME Dualtone 00001-7/1109-2
054 LOSER FRIENDLY Dualtone 1109-2
055 LINGER AWHILE Dualtone 1109-2
056 TRYING NOT TO LOVE YOU Dualtone 1109-2
057 NEW SHINER POLKA Dualtone 1109-2
058 TEXAS ECHO Dualtone 1109-2
059 SWING BABY Dualtone 1109-2
060 JUST OUT OF REACH Dualtone 1109-2
061 WHEN THE DEVIL WANTS TO WRESTLE Dualtone 1109-2
2002 [sessions for: Happy Birthday Buck: A Texas Salute To Buck Owens] unknown – David Ball
062 MADE IN JAPAN Texas RoundUp RU 2003
2004 Rope-A-Note Studios, Nashville, TN – David Ball (David Ball [vcl], Billy Panda [ac gt/el gt/ ukulele],  J.T. Corenflos [el gt], Chris Carmichael [el gt],  Mike Johnson [steel], Dan Frizsell [bass instrument], Billy Linneman [bass gt], Milton Sledge/ Vince Barranco [drums],  Jeff Taylor [accordion/ piano], Mike Rojas [piano]. Producer: Wood Newton)
063 LOUISIANA MELODY Wildcatter 792000
064 HAPPY WITH THE ONE I'VE GOT Wildcatter 792000
065 NOBODY TOLD ME Wildcatter 792000
066 TELL ME WITH YOUR HEART Wildcatter 792000
067 I CAN SEE ARKANSAS Wildcatter 792000
068 TOO MUCH BLOOD IN MY ALCOHOL LEVEL Wildcatter 792000
069 DESERT LUAU Wildcatter 792000
070 MR. TEARDROP Wildcatter 792000
071 YOURS TRULY BLUE Wildcatter 792000
072 A GIRL I USE TO KNOW Wildcatter 792000
073 VIOLENCE AND LIES Wildcatter 792000
074 FREEWHEELER Wildcatter 792000
2004 [sessions for Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs Of Stephen Foster] unknown – David Ball
075 OLD FOLKS AT HOME (SWANEE RIVER) Emergent
2006 Nashville, TN – David Ball (David Ball [vcl/gt], Joe Spivey [ac gt], Chris Leuzinger [el gt], Steve Gibson [el gt], Mike Johnson/Tommy White [steel], Larry Paxton [bass], Brad Clancey/Owen Hale [drums], Perry Coleman [bck vcl])
076 PICK ME UP ON YOUR WAY DOWN Shanachie CD-6202
077 STOP THE WORLD AND LET ME OFF Shanachie CD-6202
078 HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER Shanachie CD-6202
079 SWEET DREAMS Shanachie CD-6202
080 PLEASE FEED THE JUKEBOX Shanachie CD-6202
081 THERE STANDS THE GLASS Shanachie CD-6202
082 FADED LOVE Shanachie CD-6202
083 WHAT'S GOING ON IN YOUR WORLD Shanachie CD-6202
084 HALF AS MUCH Shanachie CD-6202
085 PLEASE HELP ME I'M FALILNG Shanachie CD-6202
086 I'M WALKING THE DOG Shanachie CD-6202
2007 [sessions for Michael Hearne: The High Road Of taos]  unknown – Michael Hearne and David Ball
087 HIGH HILL Michael Hearne
2009 Legends Studio, Nashville, TN – David Ball
088 HOT WATER PIPE E1 Ent. 2303-2
089 COUNTRY BOY BOOGIE E1 Ent. 2303-2
090 JUST ALONG FOR THE RIDE E1 Ent. 2303-2
091 TULSA E1 Ent. 2303-2
092 MAYBE TOMORROW E1 Ent. 2303-2
093 WHAT'LL I DO IF I DON'T HAVE YOU E1 Ent. 2303-2
094 SMILING IN THE MORNING E1 Ent. 2303-2
095 BACK TO ALABAMA E1 Ent. 2303-2
096 ON TOP OF THE WORLD E1 Ent. 2303-2
097 HOUSTON AGAIN E1 Ent. 2303-2
098 SO LONG E1 Ent. 2303-2
2011 Toolshed Studios, Nashville TN - David Ball And The Pioneer Playbos (David Ball [ [vcl/ac gt/bass gt/percussion], Troy Cook Jr [el gt]/ac gt/bck vcl], Billy Pierce [bass gt], Scott Metko [percussion])
099 I HEARD THE BELLS ON CHRISTMAS DAY
100 EVERYONE KNOWS CHRISTMAS IS COMING
101 CHRISTMAS IN WAIKIKI
102 I'M GETTING NOTHING FOR CHRISTMAS
103 THE GREATEST CHRISTMAS
104 WHEN CHRISTMAS COMES
105 IT'S CHRISTMAS TIME IN THE BLUERIDGE MOUNTAINS
106 I'VE GOT A NEW THINKING PROBLEM
107 ISLANDS CALLING
108 SANTA SEND SOME TEXAS
109 RIDING WITH PRIVATE MALONE [acoustic]
 Tracks above issued on album The Greatest Christmas
2012 Patrick McGuire Recording, Arlington, TX – David Ball (David Ball [vcl/ac gt], Milo Deering [dobro/ fiddle/ mandolin/ banjo])
110 THAT DEVIL
111 FOLKLORE
112 MOMENTS
113 IT'S ONLY LIFE
114 FINE
115 TOBACCO FIELDS AND FIREFLIES
116 GOOD LATIMER AND ELM
117 MANDERVILLE
tracks above issued on album Fine
 



ALBUMS
RCA 9777-2-R Steppin‘ Out:
The Gift Of Love; If She Were Mine; Message In A Bottle; All Over Me; Listen To My Heart; No More Tears; Texas Echo; Waiting For Somebody New; We're Steppin' Out Tonight; I Was Born With A Broken Heart; Smoking Cigarettes And Drinking Coffee Blues – 12-89 (Originally planned as 8339-1-R David Ball, but unissued;  Reissued in June 1994 as 07863-66463-2 David Ball)
Warner Brothers 9 45562-2 Thinkin' Problem: Thinkin' Problem; Look What Followed Me Home; Blowin' Smoke; When The Thought Of You Catches Up With Me; Honky Tonk Healin'; A Walk On The Wild Side Of Life; Down At The Bottom Of A Broken Heart; What Do You Want With His Love; Don't Think Twice; 12-12-84
Warner Brothers 9 46244-2 Starlite Lounge: Hangin' In And Hangin' On; Circle Of Friends; I've Got My Baby On My Mind; What Kind Of Hold; I'll Never Make It Through This Fall; Bad Day For The Blues; If You'd Like Some Lovin'; No More Lonely; I Never Did Know; The Bottle That Pours The Wine – 25-06-96
Warner Brothers 9 47270-2 Play: Watching My Baby Not Coming Back; I Want To With You; What Do You Say To That; Hasta Luego, My Love; A Grain Of Salt; Lonely Town; Going Someplace To Forget; For You; I'm Just A Country Boy; When I Get Lonely - 06-07-99
Warner Brothers 9 47794-2 Super Hits: Watching My Baby Not Coming Back; Look What Followed Me Home; When the Thought of You Catches up With Me; What Do You Want With His Love; Lonely Town; Hangin' in and Hangin' On; I'll Never Make It Through This Fall; Circle of Friends; Hasta Luego, My Love – 18-07-00 (sampler)
Dualtone 803020-1109-2 Amigo: Amigo; Missing Her Blues; She Always Talked About Mexico; Riding With Private Malone; Whenever You Come Back To Me; Loser Friendly; Linger Awhile; Trying Not To Love You; New Shiner Polka; Texas Echo; Swing Baby; Just Out Of Reach; When The Devil Wants To Wrestle – 02-10-01
Wildcatter 792000 Freewheeler: Louisiana Melody; Happy With the One I've Got; Nobody Told Me; Tell Me With Your Heart; I Can See Arkansas; Too Much Blood in My Alcohol Level; Desert Luau; Mr. Teardrop; Yours Truly Blue; A Girl I Use to Know; Violence and Lies; Freewheeler – 16-11-04
Shanachie CD-6202 Heartaches By The Number: Pick Me Up On Your Way Down; Stop The World And Let Me Off; Heartaches By The Number; Sweet Dreams; Please Feed The Jukebox; There Stands The Glass; Faded Love; What's Going On In Your World; Half As Much; Please Help Me I'm Falilng; I'm Walking The Dog – 27-03-07
E1 Entertainment E1E-CD-2303 Sparkle City: Hot Water Pipe; Country Boy Boogie; Just Along for the Ride; Tulsa; Maybe Tomorrow; What'll I Do If I Don't Have You; Smiling in the Morning; Back to Alabama; On Top of the World; Houston Again; So Long – 20-04-10
No label no # The Greatest Christmas: I Heard the Bells On Christmas Day; Everyone Knows Christmas Is Coming; Christmas in Waikiki; I'm Getting Nothing for Christmas; The Greatest Christmas; When Christmas Comes; It's Christmas Time In the Blueridge Mountains; I've Got A New Thinking Problem; Islands Calling; Santa Send Some Texas; Riding With Private Malone – Acoustic - 21-11-11
David Ball ? (UPC887516142963) Fine: That Devil;  Folklore; Moments;  It's Only Life;  Fine;  Tobacco Fields and Fireflies;  Good Latimer and Elm;  Manderville - 13

SINGLES
RCA (1988-89)
6899-7-R We’re Steppin‘ Out Tonight / I Wish He Was Me - 04-88
8636-7-R You Go, You're Gone / I Wish He Was Me - 08-88
8975-7-R The Gift Of Love / I Wish He Was Me - 08-89
Warner Brothers (1994-99)
7-18250 Thinkin' Problem / Down At The Bottom Of A Broken Heart - 24-03-94
7-18081 When The Thought Of You Catches Up With Me / Don't Think Twice - 23-08-94
7-17977 Look What Followed Me Home / What Do You Want With His Love - 10-01-95
7-17785 Honky Tonk Healin' / Blowing Smoke - 08-95
7-17639 Circle Of Friends / No More Lonely - 07-05-96
7-17574 Hangin' In And Hangin' On / If You'd Like Some Lovin' - 13-08-96
7-17445 I'll Never Make It Through / What Kind Of Hold - 02-97
7-16982 Watching My Baby / Someplace To Forget - 13-04-99
7-16927 I Want To With You / When I Get Lonely - 10-08-99
Dualtone (2001-)
01120 Riding With Private Malone / Missing Her Blues - 07-01
80302-00001-7 She Always Talked About Mexico / Whenever You Come Back To Me – ca 02

Dugg Collins



Fred H. Collins, *02-07-1943 Memphis, TN, +11-01-2011
by Praguefrank, Vaclav Zpatecka, Mario Manciotti

SESSIONS


July 1969 RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Dugg Collins (Dugg Collins [vcl], Billy Sanford [gt], Billy Grammer [rh gt], Lloyd Green [steel], Junior Huskey [bass], Buddy Spicher [fiddle], Hargus Robbins [piano].Producer: Aubrey Mayhew)
001 TALK ABOUT ME Certron C 10005/Koch KOC-CD-9836 West Texas Country 36845   [overdubbed:] West Texas Country 36845 
002 THAT’S THE WAY IT IS ON MONDAY  Certron C 10005/Koch KOC-CD-9836
003 THERE'S NO EASY WAY TO DIE Little Darlin LD 0070 LD 7912/West Texas Country 36845
004 MEANEST JUKEBOX IN TOWN West Texas Country 36845 
005 I DON'T KNOW WHEN THAT WILL BE West Texas Country 36845 
006 THAT MAKES TWO OF US West Texas Country 36845 
007 I THINK I'LL WAIT A WHILE Little Darlin LD 0070 LD 7912/ West Texas Country 36845 
008 THE POINT OF NO RETURN West Texas Country 36845 
1970 poss. RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Dugg Collins (Producer: Aubrey Mayhew)
009 PLAY ME SOME HEART SONGS Certron C 10029
010 I JUST WANT TO BE ALONE Certron C 10029
1977 Dallas, TX – Dugg Collins (Producer: Dugg Collins)
011 I'M THE MAN SCR SCR 143/DCRA-8-14-70?
012 IF I DON'T LOVE YOU (WHY DO I MISS YOU NOW) SCR SCR 143/DCRA-8-14-70?
013 DON'T YOU BELIEVE HER SCR DCRA-8-14-70?
014 YOU'RE A WOMAN SCR DCRA-8-14-70?
015 ALWAYS CHASING RAINBOWS SCR DCRA-8-14-70?
016 PART TIME LOVER SCR DCRA-8-14-70?
017 SOMEDAY I'D LIKE TO LOVE YOU WHEN YOU'RE MINE SCR 154/DCRA-8-14-70?
018 LITTLE OLE WINE DRINKER ME SCR DCRA-8-14-70?
019 HOW DO YOU TALK TO A BABY SCR SCR 147/DCRA-8-14-70?
020 HURT ME ONE MORE TIME SCR 147 154 DCRA-8-14-70?
2000 Justin Trevino Studios, Brady, TX - Dugg Collins, * w. Johnny Bush (Dugg Collins [vcl], Bobby Flores [gt/fiddle],  Justin Trevino [rh gt], Randy Reinhard [steel/piano], Jim Loessberg [steel/drums], Bob Moore/ Kevin Smith [bass], Jarrad Green [drums], Floyd Domino [piano],  Rick Trevino [hmny vcl]. Producer: Jim Loessberg)
021 HANG YOUR HEAD IN SHAME Startex 1001
022 ANOTHER BRIDGE TO BURN Startex 1001
023 BUBBLES IN MY BEAR Startex 1001
024 CARELESS HANDS Startex 1001
025 IF SHE COULD SEE ME NOW Startex 1001
026 EACH TIME I HEAR THAT SONG Startex 1001
027 SAD SONGS AND WALTZES Startex 1001
028 WALK ME TO THE DOOR Startex 1001
029 THINK OF ME (WHEN A FOOL IS TALKED ABOUT) Startex 1001
030 ROLY POLY Startex 1001
031 WHEN YOUR HOUSE IS NOT A HOME Startex 1001
032 IT MAKES NO DIFFERENCE NOW* Startex 1001
033 DREAMS OF A DREAMER Startex 1001
034 YOU LIED TO ME Startex 1001
There may have been also single on Primero label entitled Texas in the Rye (info by Jim Loessberg)


ALBUMS
SCR DCRA 8-14-70 Dugg Collins: I'm The Man; If I Don't Love You (Why Do I Miss You Now);  Don't You Believe Her; You're A Woman;  Always Chasing Rainbows;  Part Time Lover;  Someday I'd Like To Love You When You're Mine;  Little Ole Wine Drinker Me; How Do You Talk To A Baby; Hurt Me One More Time – 79 (tracks listed as of album I’m The Man (1977) without label info, I guess that it’s eponymous SCR LP)
Startex ST-1001 Sounds Like Texas: Hang Your Head In Shame; Another Bridge To Burn; Bubbles In My Bear; Careless Hands; If She Could See Me Now; Each Time I Hear That Song; Sad Songs and Waltzes; Walk Me To The Door; Think Of Me (When A Fool Is Talked About); Roly Poly; When Your House Is Not A Home; It Makes No Difference Now (w. Johnny Bush); Dreams Of A Dreamer; You Lied To Me – 07-01
West Texas Country 36845 Looking Back… 1969: There's No Easy Way to Die; Talk About Me; Meanest Jukebox in Town; I Don't Know When That Will Be; That Makes Two of Us; I Think I'll Wait a While; Talk About Me (New Arrangement); The Point of No Return – 05

SINGLES
Little Darlin’ (1969)
LD-0070 I Think I'll Wait Awhile / There’s No Easy Way To Die – 69 as Bob Porter
LD-7912 I Think I'll Wait Awhile / There’s No Easy Way To Die – 02-03-79
Certron
C 10005 Talk About Me / That’s The Way It Is On Monday – 05-70
C 10029 Play Me Some Heart Songs / I Just Want To be Alone – 02-71
SCR (1977)
SCR 143 I’m The Man / If I Don't Love You (Why Do I Miss You Now) - 77
SCR 147 How Do You Talk To A Baby / Hurt Me One More Time – 77
SCR 154 Hurt Me One More Time  / Someday I’d like To Love You When You’re Mine – 78






 

Country Lads



By Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank

SESSIONS
28 October 1957 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Country Lads (Dick Flood, Billy Graves)
001 CO 59144/OB 1447?/JZSP 42524 ALONE IN LOVE   4-41062
002 CO 59145/OB 1448?/JZSP-42525 I WON'T BEG YOUR PARDON Columbia 4-41062
2 June 1958 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Country Lads  (Dick Flood, Billy Graves)
003 CO 61205/OB 1586?/JZSP 44029 ANYTHING 4-41212
004 CO 61206/OB 1587?/JZSP 44030 LONELY LOVER 4-41212

SINGLES
Columbia (1957-58)
4-41062 I Won't Beg Your Pardon / Alone In Love  - 29-11-57
4-41212 Anything / Lonely Lover – 21-07-58

Davis Sisters (by Dick Grant)



THE DAVIS SISTERS
SESSION DISCOGRAPHY
DETROIT, MICHIGAN ONLY

THE DAVIS SISTERS
                                       Dairy Workers Hall, 15840 Second Avenue                         Highland Park, Mi.:                                                         Late 1952
                                                                WJR BIG BARN FROLIC
Betty Jack Davis (vcl); Mary Frances “Skeeter Davis” Penick (vcl); Bud White (rhy gtr); Myrl “Rusty” McDonald (fdl); James “Roy” Hall (pno).                                                                                             M.C.:

                          IT WASN’T GOD WHO MADE HONKY TONK ANGELS                        WJR Radio Transcription (Uniss)
                          ()                                                                                                   Bear Family BCD-15722
                          JAMBALAYA                                                                                   WJR Radio Transcription (Uniss)
                          (Hank Williams)                                                      Bear Family BCD-15722
                          JUST WHEN I NEEDED YOU                                                           WJR Radio Transcription (Uniss)
                          ()                                                                                                   Bear Family BCD-15722
                          TOMORROW’S JUST ANOTHER DAY                                               WJR Radio Transcription (Uniss)
                          ()                                                                                                   Bear Family BCD-15722

NB: The above recordings are RADIO STATION WJR BIG BARN FROLIC Radio Transcriptions.

THE DAVIS SISTERS
                          poss. Radio Station WJR, 3011 West Grand Blvd  Detroit, Mi.:       Late 1952
Betty Jack Davis (vcl); Skeeter Davis (vcl); Bud White (rhy gtr); Roy Hall (pno); Harvey William  “Flash” Griner (stg bs).                                                                                                                                                                                                     M.C.:

                          TOMORROW I’LL CRY                                           (Demo/Uniss), Bear Family BCD-15722
                          (Skeeter and Betty Jack Davis) (Tannen Music Inc. BMI)                     

THE DAVIS SISTERS
                          poss. Radio Station WJR, 3011 West Grand Blvd  Detroit, Mi.:       Late 1952/Early 1953
Betty Jack Davis (vcl); Skeeter Davis (vcl); Unk (gtr);
                                                                                                                               M.C.:

                          TAKIN’ TIME OUT FOR TEARS                                                         (Demo/Uniss), Bear Family BCD-15722
                          (Skeeter and Betty Jack Davis) (Tannen Music Inc, BMI)

THE DAVIS SISTERS-1
THE DAVIS SISTERS with Roy Hall and His Cohutta Mountain Boys-2
DAVIS SISTERS with Roy Hall-3
DAVIS SISTERS-4            Fortune Records Studio, 3942 Third Street                        Detroit, Mi.:                                                                     Late 1952
Betty Jack Davis (vcl); Skeeter Davis (vcl); Leon Benson (rhy gtr); Clifford “Cliff” Southers (stl gtr); Roy Hall (pno).
                                                                                                                               Producer: Dorothy Summers “Devora” Brown

170-A/6229          JEALOUS LOVE  (Unduubed)                                  -1-2-3-4               Fortune 170-A, Fortune 45-170-A, 4 Star 1630
                          (Dorothy S.Brown)                                                                           4 Star ET-112, 4 Star ET-117, Fortune LP-3004
                          (Dorothy S.Brown) (4 Star Sales-BMi)                                                 Bear Family BCD-15722

NB(1): FORTUNE 170/45-170 released January 1953.
NB(2): 4 STAR 1630 released March 1953.
NB(3): 4 STAR ET-112 “VARIOUS ARTISTS” released 1953.
NB(4): 4 STAR ET-117 “VARIOUS  ARTISTS” released 1953.
NB(5): FORTUNE LP-3004 “THE DAVIS SISTERS HITS” released ca. 1963. May have been reissued with title of “JEALOUS HEART” and credited to SKEETER DAVIS.

THE DAVIS SISTERS
                                      Dairy Workers Hall, 15840 Second Avenue                         Highland Park, Mi.:                                                        Early 1953
                                                                WJR BIG BARN FROLIC
Betty Jack Davis (vcl); Skeeter Davis (vcl); Albert “Al Allen” Punturi (el gtr); Rusty McDonald (fdl); Charles E. “Chuck” Hatfield (stl gtr); Betty Lee “Boots” Gilbert (trio vcl-1/stg bs).                         M.C.:

                          CRYING STEEL GUITAR WALTZ                                                      WJR Radio Transcription, Bear Family BCD-15722
                          (Susan Heather-Shorty Long)
                          RAG MOP                                                             -1                       WJR Radio Transcription,                      BCD-15722
                          (Deacon Anderson-Johnnie Lee Wills)
                          YOUR CHEATIN’ HEART                                        WJR Radio Transcription, Bear Family BCD-15722
                          (Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

NB: The above recording are RADIO STATION WJR BIG BARN FROLIC Radio Transcriptions.

THE DAVIS SISTERS                   
                                      Fortune Records Studio, 3942 Third Street                        Detroit, Mi.:                                                                   Early 1953
Betty Jack Davis (vcl); Skeeter Davis (vcl); Al Allen (el gtr); Paul Williams Humphrey (rhy gtr); Chuck Hatfield (stl gtr); poss Ezra Cline (stg bs).                                                                                          Producer: Devora Brown

175-A                  HEARTBREAK AHEAD      (Undubbed)                      Fortune 175-A, Fortune 45-175-A
                          (Dorothy Summers Brown) (Forrest Music Corp. BMI) Bear Family BCD-15722

NB(1): FORTUNE 175/45-175 reviewed Billboard C&W Record Reviews Saturday 21st November 1953.
NB(2): FORTUNE 175/45-175 released Tuesday 24th November 1953.                        
NB(3): FORTUNE 175 was issued TWICE. Original release has 175-A/B in wax. The second release has 17R-A1/175-B-1-3 in wax. The above recording is undubbed.
NB(4): BEAR FAMILY BCD-15722 “DAVIS SISTERS MEMORIES” released Germany July 1993.

THE DAVIS SISTERS
                                      Dairy Workers Hall, 15840 Second Avenue                         Highland Park, Mi.:                                                        Early 1953
                                                                WJR BIG BARN FROLIC
Betty Jack Davis (vcl); Skeeter Davis (vcl);
                                                                                                                               M.C.:

                          I’LL NEVER BE FREE                                             WJR Radio Transcription
                          ()

THE DAVIS SISTERS
                                      Fortune Records Studio, 3942 Third Street                        Detroit, Mi.:                                                                   Early 1953
Betty Jack Davis (vcl); Skeeter Davis (vcl); Al Allen (el gtr); Dorothy “Dee” Cardis (rhy gtr): Victor “Vic Cardis” Kardos (fdl); Chuck Hatfield (stl gtr); Boots Gilbert (stg bs).  Producer: Devora Brown

174-A                  SORROW AND PAIN                                             Fortune 174-A, Fortune 45-174-A
                          (Skeeter and Betty Jack Davis))                                                        Bear Family BCD-15722
174-B                  KAW-LIGA                                                                                      Fortune 174-A,               45-174-B
                          (Hank Williams)                                                     Bear Family BCD-15722

NB: FORTUNE 174/45-174 released ca. August 1953.                       

THE DAVIS SISTERS      
                          poss. United Sound Systems Studio, 2nd Avenue Detroit, Mi.:       Early 1953
Betty Jack Davis (vcl); Skeeter Davis (vcl); Al Allen (el gtr); Dee Cardis (rhy gtr); Vic Cardis (fdl); Chuck Hatfield (stl gtr); Boots Gilbert (stg bs).                                                                            Producer: Devora Brown

                          SORROW AND PAIN        (Fast version)      Fortune (Uniss), Bear Family BCD-15722
                          (Skeeter and Betty Jack Davis)
                          YOU’RE GONE                (Swng Version)    Fortune (Uniss),                       BCD-15722
                          (Skeeter and Betty Jack Davis) (Tannen Music Inc. BMI)



DISCOGRAPHY compiled by DICK GRANT, DAVE SAX, AL TURNER, CRAIG MAKI & KEITH CADY with acknowledgements to Michel Ruppli, Richard Weize, Thieu Van De Vorst & Dorothy Mercer.


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