Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Bill Tonsaker



Williams Dearden Tonsaker, *04-08-1948 New Westminster, CAN - +24-09-2010
By Mario Manciotti, Praguefrank

SESSIONS
1996-1999 MagicLab Recording, Surrey, British Columbia, CAN – Bill Tonsaker And The Kitsilano Cowboys (Bill Tonsaker [vcl/ac gt], Andreas Schuld [ac/el gt], Jeff Bradshaw/ Brian Nicoll [steel], Brian Newcombe/ Gord Maxwell [bass], Ron Thaler/ Shawn Soucy [drums], Jesse Zubot/ Tony Michaels/ Rob Walker [fiddle], Adam Rohrlick [piano], Peter Padden, Billy Mendoza [bck vcl] + Daryle Sherman [ac gt], JD Herrington [el gt]. Producer: Andreas Schuld)
001 DANCE WITH WHO BRUNG’YOU Huckleberry HRCD 99001
002 I WANT TO BE A COWGIRLL’S SWEETHEART Huckleberry HRCD 99001
003 BLUES FOR DIXIE Huckleberry HRCD 99001
004 I’M AN OLD COWHAND Huckleberry HRCD 99001
005 MY WINDOW FACES THE SOUTH Huckleberry HRCD 99001
006 DEEP WATER Huckleberry HRCD 99001
007 YOU’RE ONLY IN MY ARMS (TO CRY ON MY SHOULDER Huckleberry HRCD 99001
008 RIGHT OR WRONG Huckleberry HRCD 99001
009 I WONDER IF YOU FEEL THE WAY I DO Huckleberry HRCD 99001
010 SUGARFOOT RAG Huckleberry HRCD 99001


ALBUMS

Huckleberry [CAN] HCRD 99001 Five Bucks A Lick: Dance With Who Brung’You; I Want To Be A Cowgirll’s Sweetheart; Blues For Dixie; I’m An Old Cowhand; My Window Faces The South; Deep Water; You’re Only In My Arms (To Cry On My Shoulder; Right Or Wrong; I Wonder If You Feel The Way I Do; Sugarfoot Rag – 99

Bobby Yates



2nd version

by Praguefrank, Steve Hathaway

SESSIONS


November 1985 Nashville, TN – Bobby Yates
001 U 14594/U 26972 HAVE YOU EVER REALLY LISTENED TO ONE OF HANK WILLIAMS  SONGS Grand Prize GP 5222 Rave 1005/RLP 1002 LP 3001  2011
002 unknown title Grand Prize GP 5222
October 1987 Nashville, TN – Bobby Yates
003 JESUS DIED FOR ME  LP 3001
004 I WISH I HAD A NICKEL  LP 3001
005 'NEATH A COLD GREYTOMB OF STONE  LP 3001  **
006 HOUSE OF GOLD  LP 3001
007 I'M SATISFIED WITH YOU  LP 3001
008 U 26972 I'LL BE A BACHELOR TILL I DIE 1005/LP 3001
November 1987 Nashville, TN – Bobby Yates
009 U 21884 FOOL ABOUT YOU 1004/LP 3001
010 THERE'S NOTHING AS SWEET AS MY BABY  LP 3001
011 HEAVEN HOLDS ALL MY TREASURES  LP 3001
012 THE BLUES COME AROUND LP 3001
013 U 21884 LOST ON THE RIVER  1004/LP 3001
1988 Nashville, TN – Bobby Yates
014 THE LEGEND OF EL PASO NSD-238/Rave 2011
015 FROM THE SWAMPS TO THE HEAVENS (IN A DAY) NSD-238/Rave 2011
1988/1990 Nashville, TN – Bobby Yates (Bobby Yates [vcl], Ray Eddenton [rh gt],  Don Helms [steel], Ray Edenton Jr. [bass], Ken Malone [drums], Jerry Rivers [fiddle],  Hargus Robbins [piano], Charlie McCoy [harmonica], Ronda Edenton, Ronnie Whisenant [bck vcl].  Producer: Ray Edenton)
016 S.O.C. 'M' Rave RLP 1002/2011 
017 WEARY BLUES Rave RLP 1002  2010
018 THE UGLY SONG Rave 1002/RLP 1002  2011
019 I'M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY Rave RLP 1002  2010
020 BACK ON DADDY'S FARM Rave RLP 1002  2011
021 MOANING THE BLUES Rave RLP 1002 2010
022 THE OLD WISHING WELL Rave RLP 1002 2011 
023 WHY DON'T YOU LOVE ME Rave RLP 1002  2010
024 OH! WITHOUT LOVE Rave RLP 1002  2011
025 T.G.I.F. Rave RLP 1002 
026 THE SUICIDE Rave RLP 1002 2011 
027 LOVING TOUCH Rave RLP 1002 
028 HEY GOOD LOOKIN‘ Rave 1002/RLP 1002 2010
029 THERE‘S A LOT OF WAYS (TO GET YOU OFF MY MIND) 1003/2011
030 LOO-ZI-ANA 1003/2011
031 WE'D RATHER DIE ON OUR FEET 1006/2011      
032 WHAT'S WRONG WITH THE WAY THAT WE'RE DOING IT NOW 1006/2011
033 YOUR CHEATIN‘ HEART’S GONNA MISS ME 1007 /2011
034 NEVER BEEN SO LONESOME  1007/2010
035 MANSION ON THE HILL  2010
036 COLD COLD HEART  2010
037 GUESS I'LL BE HURTIN' A FEW MORE YEARS  Rave  2011 
038 LONG GONE LONESOME BLUES  Rave 2010


ALBUMS

Rave RLP 1002  S.O.C. 'M' (Save Our Country Music): S.O.C. 'M'; Weary Blues; The Ugly Song; I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry; Back On Daddy's Farm; Moaning The Blues; The Old Wishing Well; Have You Ever Really Listened To One Of Hank Williams Songs; Why Don't You Love Me; Oh! Without Love; T.G.I.F.; The Suicide; Loving Touch; Hey Good Lookin‘ – 86
Lucky Lady [GER] LP 3001 Have You Ever Really Listened (To One of Hank Williams Songs): Have You Ever Really Listened (To One of Hank Williams' Songs); Fool About You; There's Nothing as Sweet as My Baby; Heaven Holds All My Treasures; Jesus Died for Me; The Blues Come Around; I Wish I Had a Nickel; 'Neath a Cold Greytomb of Stone; I'll Be a Bachelor 'Till I Die; House of Gold; I'm Satisfied with You; Lost on the River – 89 (CD reissue on Rave in 2006)
Rave 2010 Weary Blues: Why Don't You Love Me Like You Used To Do; Mansion On The Hill; Cold Cold Heart; Moanin' The Blues; Weary Blues; I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry; Hey Good Lookin'; Never Been So Lonesome; Long Gone Lonesome Blues; 'Neath A Cold Gray Tomb Of Stone – 16-10-07
Rave 2011 From The Swamps To The Heavens: Back On Daddy's Farm; Loo-Zi-Ana; Your Cheatin'heart's Gonna Miss Me; Old Wishing Well; The Ugly Song;  The Suicide; Guess I'll Be Hurtin' A Few More Years; There's A Lot Of Ways (To Get You Off My Mind); Have You Ever Really Listened (To One Of Hank Williams' Songs?);. The Legend Of El Paso; From The Swamps To The Heavens; We'd Rather Die On Our Feet ; Save Our Country Music (S.O.C. M.); Oh Without Love; What's Wrong With The Way We're Doin' It Now - 10


SINGLES
Grand Prize (1985)
GP 5222-NSD Have You Ever Really Listened (To One Of Hank Williams' Songs) / Guess I'll Be Hurtin' A Few More Years – 10-85
NSD (1988)
NSD-238 The Legend Of El Paso / From The Swamps To The Heavens (In A Day) - 88
Rave (1989- )
R-1002-NSD The Ugly Song / Hey Good Lookin‘ – 86 w. Don Helms
R-1003 There‘s A Lot Of Ways / Loo-ZiAna - 88
R-1004 Fool About You / Lost On The River – ca 88
R-1005 Have You Ever Really Listened (To One of Hank Williams' Songs) / I'll Be A Bachelor Till I Die – 04-90
R-1006 What's Wrong With The Way That We're Doing It Now / We'd Rather Die On Our Feet (Than Live On Our Knees) – 90
R-1007 Your Cheatin‘ Hearts / Never Been So Lonesome - 90

Bluegrass Patriots



2nd version

By Praguefrank
SESSIONS

1983 Eye in the Sky Sound, Laporte, CO - The Bluegrass Patriots (Glen Zankey [vcl/gt], Ken Seaman [vcl/banjo], Rick Bradstreet [banjo],  Willie McDonald [vcl/mandolin], Danny Rogers [bass], Paul Kiteck [fiddle])
001 BRINGIN' MY SWEET BABY BACK BGP 0863  BGP 8386
002 RAMBLIN' ROUND YOUR CITY BGP 0863  BGP 8386
003 THEME BGP 0863  BGP 8386
004 WILLIE ROY BGP 0863   BGP 8386
005 YELLOW'S THE COLOR BGP 0863 BGP 8386   
006 ROLL ON BLUES BGP 0863  BGP 8386
007 LOGGIN' MAN BGP 0863   BGP 8386
008 BOUND IN SORROW BGP 0863  BGP 8386
009 REBECCA BGP 0863  BGP 8386
010 PATHWAY OF TEARDROPS BGP 0863   BGP 8386
011 DON'T DO IT BGP 0863  BGP 8386
012 NO SCHOOL BUS IN HEAVEN BGP 0863  BGP 8386
013 WHEN THE ROLL CALL IS UP YONDER BGP 0863  BGP 8386
1986 Eye in the Sky Sound, Laporte, CO  - The Bluegrass Patriots  (Glen Zankey [vcl/gt], Ken Seaman [vcl/banjo], Rick Bradstreet [banjo],  Willie McDonald [vcl/mandolin], Danny Rogers [bass], Paul Kiteck [fiddle])  
014 SOMEONE NEW Red Feather AARD 12003  BGP 8386
015 WAIT FOR ME Red Feather AARD 12003  BGP 8386
016 MEAN WOMAN Red Feather AARD 12003   BGP 8386
017 SIX HOURS ON THE CROSS Red Feather AARD 12003    BGP 8386
018 HOW MANY TIMES MUST WE FIGHT Red Feather AARD 12003  BGP 8386
019 UP IN THE HIGH COUNTRY Red Feather AARD 12003  BGP 8386
020 LONGING FOR THE OZARKS Red Feather AARD 12003  BGP 8386
021 I GOT OVER YOU Red Feather AARD 12003 BGP 8386
022 YOU WRONGED ME TOO Red Feather AARD 12003  BGP 8386
023 BRUSH AWAY THE TEARS Red Feather AARD 12003  BGP 8386
024 I FORGOT TO FORGET Red Feather AARD 12003   BGP 8386
025 CROSSIN' THE BIG SANDY Red Feather AARD 12003  BGP 8386
May 1990 Eye in the Sky Sound, Laporte, CO  - The Bluegrass Patriots (Glen Zankey [vcl/gt], Ken Seaman [vcl/banjo], Rick Bradstreet [banjo],  Willie McDonald [vcl/mandolin], Danny Rogers [bass], Paul Kiteck [fiddle])  
026 THE CAPTAIN Red Feather RFCD-17 RFCD-1777
027 WHEN YOU AND I WERE YOUNG MAGGIE Red Feather RFCD-17
028 COLD AND LONELY Red Feather RFCD-17
029 YOU'RE RUNNING WILD Red Feather RFCD-17
030 HE SAID IF I BE LIFTED UP Red Feather RFCD-17 RFCD-1777
031 SPLENDID OZARKS Red Feather RFCD-17
032 MANY MILES FROM HOME Red Feather RFCD-17
033 PUT MY LITTLE SHOES AWAY Red Feather RFCD-17
034 YOU CAN RUN BUT YOU CAN'T HIDE Red Feather RFCD-17
035 COLORADO MOUNTAIN HOME Red Feather RFCD-17
036 SCOTCH BREAKDOWN Red Feather RFCD-17
037 BOUQUET IN HEAVEN Red Feather RFCD-17 RFCD-1777
1992 Eye In The Sky Sound, Laporte, CO – Bluegrass Patriots (Rick Bradstreet [vcl/gt/dobro/bck vcl],  Glen Zankey [vcl/gt/bck vcl], Ken Seaman [vcl/banjo/bck vcl],  Tim O'Brien [fiddle])
038 ROUGH EDGES Turquoise TR-CD-5086
039 LAST WALTZ Turquoise TR-CD-5086
040 FALLING IN LOVE Turquoise TR-CD-5086
041 I SAW MOTHER WITH GOD LAST NIGHT Turquoise TR-CD-5086 RFCD-1777
042 LOVE LIFE ON HOLD Turquoise TR-CD-5086
043 DREAMING MY WAY BACK HOME Turquoise TR-CD-5086
044 DRIFTING WITH THE TIDE Turquoise TR-CD-5086
045 STRANGER IN MY HOMETOWN Turquoise TR-CD-5086
046 TOM HOM Turquoise TR-CD-5086
047 CAROLINE Turquoise TR-CD-5086
048 MY TURN TO LOSE Turquoise TR-CD-5086
049 NOWHERE TO BE FOUND Turquoise TR-CD-5086
050 JUST AS THE SUN WENT DOWN Turquoise TR-CD-5086 RFCD-1777
1997 unknown, CO – The Bluegrass Patriots
051 WILL I BE THAT LUCKY MAN? Red Feather RFCD-1776
052 WILD, WILD ROSE Red Feather RFCD-1776
053 DREAMS ABOUT THE HILLS OF HOME Red Feather RFCD-1776
054 LORD. LIFT ME UP Red Feather RFCD-1776 RFCD-1777
055 ANOTHER CHANCE WITH YOU Red Feather RFCD-1776
056 I FORGOT MORE Red Feather RFCD-1776
057 FEAR NOT Red Feather RFCD-1776 RFCD-1777
058 CROSSING THE CURRENT Red Feather RFCD-1776
059 BAREFOOT KIDS Red Feather RFCD-1776
060 ENTER THE GATES Red Feather RFCD-1776 RFCD-1777
061 MOUNTAIN MAN Red Feather RFCD-1776
062 MORE AND MORE Red Feather RFCD-1776
063 FLOP-EARED MULE Red Feather RFCD-1776
064 COUNTING THE MILES Red Feather RFCD-1776
065 KNEEL AT THE CROSS Red Feather RFCD-1776 RFCD-1777
October 2002/March 2003 La Finca Melodiosa, Fort Collins, CO – The Bluegrass Patriots (Dan Mitchell [vcl/gt/fiddle], Glenn Zankey [vcl/gt], Ken Seaman [vcl/banjo],  Willie McDonald [vcl/mandolin], Danny Rogers [bass]. Producer: Glenn Zankey)
066 WAVE GOODBYE Copper Creek CCCD-0218
067 WHEN IT'S SPRINGTIME IN THE ROCKIES Copper Creek CCCD-0218
068 INDIAN COUNCIL Copper Creek CCCD-0218
069 TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINE Copper Creek CCCD-0218
070 FREE ME FROM MY MISERY Copper Creek CCCD-0218
071 STREETS OF BALTIMORE Copper Creek CCCD-0218
072 WINDING STREAM Copper Creek CCCD-0218
073 WHY DO YOU WEEP DEAR WILLOW Copper Creek CCCD-0218
074 THE GIRL I LEFT IN SUNNY TENNESSEE Copper Creek CCCD-0218
075 DOWN IN THE VALLEY Copper Creek CCCD-0218
076 EAT AT THE WELCOME TABLE Copper Creek CCCD-0218 RFCD-1777
077 JUST AS I AM /COUNTRY BOY Copper Creek CCCD-0218 RFCD-1777
078 SPARKLIN' BROWN EYES Copper Creek CCCD-0218
079 PAUL BUNYAN LOVE Copper Creek CCCD-0218

ALBUMS
BGP 0863 The Bluegrass Patriots:
 Bringin' My Sweet Baby Back; Ramblin' Round Your City;  Theme;  Willie Roy;  Yellow's The Color;  Roll On Blues;  Loggin' Man;  Bound In Sorrow;  Rebecca;  Pathway Of Teardrops;  Don't Do It;  No School Bus In Heaven; When The Roll Call Is Up Yonder – 84  (reissued in 2001 as part of Red Feather BGP-8386 The First Decade)
Red Feather AARD-12003 Someone New: Someone New;  Wait For Me;  Mean Woman;  Six Hours On The Cross;  How Many Times Must We Fight; Up In The High Country;  Longing For The Ozarks;  I Got Over You; You Wronged Me Too; Brush Away The Tears;  I Forgot To Forget;  Crossin' The Big Sandy – 86  (reissued in 2001 as part of Red Feather BGP-8386 The First Decade)
Red Feather RF-17/RF-CD-17 When You And I Were Young, Maggie: Captain; When You And I Were Young Maggie; Cold And Lonely;You're Running Wild; He Said If I Be Lifted Up; Splendid Ozarks; Many Miles From Home; Put My Little Shoes Away; You Can Run But You Can't Hide; Colorado Mountain Home; Scotch Breakdown; Bouquet In Heaven - 90
Turquoise TR-CD-5086 The Last Waltz: Rough Edges; Last Waltz; Falling In Love; I Saw Mother With God Last Night; Love Life On Hold; Dreaming My Way Back Home; Drifting With The Tide; Stranger In My Hometown; Tom Hom; Caroline; My Turn To Lose; Nowhere To Be Found; Just As The Sun Went Down - 93
Red Feather RF-CD-1776 E Pluribus Bluegrass: Will I Be That Lucky Man?; Wild, Wild Rose; Dreams About The Hills Of Home; Lord. Lift Me Up; Another Chance With You; I Forgot More; Fear Not; Crossing The Current; Barefoot Kids; Enter The Gates; Mountain Man; More And More; Flop-Eared Mule; Counting The Miles; Kneel At The Cross - 96
Copper Creek CCCD-0218 Springtime In The Rockies: Wave Goodbye; When It's Springtime In The Rockies; Indian Council; Trail Of The Lonesome Pine; Free Me From My Misery; Streets Of Baltimore; Winding Stream; Why Do You Weep Dear Willow; The Girl I Left In Sunny Tennessee; Down In The Valley; Eat At The Welcome Table; Country Boy; Just As I Am; Sparklin' Brown Eyes; Paul Bunyan Love - 04
Red Feather RF-CD-1777 Kneel At The Cross: Songs Of Faith And Inspiration: Lord Lift Me Up; Six Hours on the Cross; Enter the Gates; Kneel at the Cross; He Said if I Be Lifted Up; Just as the Sun Went Down; Eat at the Welcome Table; Bouquet in Heaven; Fear Not; I Saw Mother With God Last Night; High Country; When the Roll is Called Up Yonder; The Captain; Just As I Am/Country Boy – 05 (sampler)