Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Connie Hall



Inez Kerr, *24-06-1929 Walden, KY
4th version
By Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank, Dick Grant,Mario Manciotti,  Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS

1955 Rite Record Productions Inc., 3930 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Delbert Barker, Inez Kerr (Inez “Connie Hall” Kerr [vcl-1], Delbert Barker [vcl-2/gt], Ralph Barker Jr. [ld gt], Tug Swain [rh gt], Robert  “Bob” McCoy [steel], Curly Brewer or Bus Apple [bass], William “Billy” Thomas [fiddle]. Producer: Carl J. Burkhardt)
001 8606 MAKING BELIEVE -1 Big 4 Hits 127/ Gateway Top Tune 1109
002 ARE YOU MINE -1-2 Big 4 Hits 127 Gateway Top Tune 1109/Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-
HILLBILLY RESEARCHER HBRCD-?  HONKY TONKIN’ (UK)
1955 Rite Record Productions Inc., 3930 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Inez Hellman and Her Melody Boys, *w. Marlon Eaimey (Producer: Carl J. Burkhardt)
003 WHO’S SHOULDER WILL YOU CRY ON  Big 4 Hits 135 Gateway Parade of Hits 1117  Gateway Top Tune 1117
004 AS LONG AS I LIVE*  Big 4 Hits 135 Gateway Parade of Hits 1117  Gateway Top Tune 1117
005 MAKING BELIEVE * Big 4 Hits 142
1955 Rite Record Productions Inc., 3930 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Delbert Barker, Inez Hellman  (Inez “Connie Hall” Kerr [vcl], Ralph Barker Jr. [ld gt], Tug Swain [rh gt], Robert  “Bob” McCoy [steel], Curly Brewer or Bus Apple [bass], William “Billy” Thomas [fiddle]. Producer: Carl J. Burkhardt)
006 LONELY SIDE OF TOWN      Big 4 Hits 177
ca. October 1957 poss. Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Jimmie Skinner and Connie Hall (Jimmie Skinner [vcl], Connie Hall [vcl], Curly Lunsford [gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Harold Bradley [gt], Lightnin Chance [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Tommy Jackson [fiddle], Floyd Cramer [piano]. Producer: Pappy Daily or Don Pierce)
007 YW-14796 WE'VE GOT THINGS IN COMMON 71256x45/MG-20352 WC 16277 BFX 15266 BCD 16613
008 YW-14797 WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE 71341x45/MG-20352 BFX 15266 BCD 16613
MERCURY MG-20352 JIMMIE SKINNER/SONGS THAT MADE THE JUKEBOX PLAY (1958); WC 16277 COUNTRY BLUES (1964); BEAR FAMILY BFX-15266 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT (GER, 1987); BEAR FAMILY BCD-16613 DOIN’ MY TIME (GER, 2003)
1958 Cincinnati, OH – Inez Hellman
009 CP-1353 YOU AIN’T NEVER GONNA CHANGE Excellent 808
010 CP 1354 I’VE GOTTA LIVE WITH ME 808
February 1958 poss. Fidelity Studio, 121 East 4th St., Cincinnati, OH – Connie Hall (Producer: Jimmie Skinner)
011 YW-16340 I'M THE GIRL IN THE U.S.A. 71285x45/SRW-16275 Starday S-SLP-313 BACM CD D 403 314 526 691-2
Starday S-SLP-313 COUNTRY GIRL HALL OF FAME; MERCURY 314526691-2 50 YEARS OF COUNTRY MUSIC FROM MERCURY (1995, 3CD set)
17 October 1958 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Jimmie Skinner and Connie Hall (Jimmie Skinner [vcl], Connie Hall [vcl], Curly Lunsford [gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Harold Bradley [gt], Lightnin Chance [bass], Buddy Harman [drums],  Floyd Cramer [piano].
012 YW-16366/PBE 827 LONESOME AT YOUR TABLE ZEP 10012/MG 20468 WC 16277 PO 259 TVP 1030 DLX 7814 DCD 7814 BCD 16613
MERCURY MG-20468 TRAVELIN’ WITH THE BLUES (1959)
 ca. January 1959 unknown – Connie Hall
013 YW-18161/PBE1424 YOU DESERVED YOUR INVITATION TO THE BLUES 71420X45/SRW-16275 BACM CD D 403
014 YW-18162 A HUNDRED HEARTS OR MORE 71420X45/BACM CD D 403
Wing SRW-16275 COUNTRY BOYS-COUNTRY GIRLS
May 1959 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Connie Hall (poss. + Bill Lanham, Gordon Clements, Jim Lundy, Eddie Smith)
015 YW-18604 THIRD PARTY AT THE TABLE 71471X45
016 YW-18605/PB-2004? HEARTACHE AVENUE 71471X45/ BACM CD D 40344/ BACM CD D 403
ca. September 1959 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Connie Hall, *and Jimmie Skinner (Jimmie Skinner [vcl*], Connie Hall [vcl], Billy Grammer [gt], Rusty York [gt/harm vcl], Lightnin Chance, Buddy Harman, Floyd Cramer or Hargus Robbins. Producer: Shelby Singleton)
017 YW-19299 MARRIED TO A FRIEND* 71539x45/MG 20468 BFX 15266 BCD 16613
018 YW-19303 AFTER DATE RENDEZVOUS 71540X45 ZEP 10080/ BACM CD D 403
019 YW-19304 THE BOTTLE OR ME 71540X45 ZEP 10080/ BACM CD D 403
25 May 1960 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Connie Hall (unknown musicians. Producer: Harry Silverstein)
020 109206/NA 11153 SITTIN‘ OUT THE LAST DANCE 31208/VL-73752 BACM CD D 403
021 109207/NA 11154 SLEEP, BABY, SLEEP 31208/DL-74217 VL-73801 BACM CD D 403
022 109208/NA 11155 IT’S NOT WRONG 9-31130/DL-74091 BACM CD D 403
023 109209/NA 11156 THE POISON IN YOUR HAND 9-31130/DL-74091 BACM CD D 403
Decca DL-74091 INTRODUCING… (1961)
30 March 1961 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Connie Hall (Connie Hall [vcl], Grady Martin [ld gt], Ray Edenton [rh gt], Hal Rugg or Pete Drake [steel], Harold Bradley [bass gt], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Floyd Cramer [piano]. Producer: Owen Bradley)
024 110427/NA 11487 I‘M AS LONELY AS ANYONE CAN BE 31277/VL-73752 BACM CD D 403
025 110428/NA 11488 I MISS YOU EVERY WAY DL-74217 BACM CD D 403
026 110429/NA 11489 WHAT A PLEASURE 31310/DL-74217 VL-73801 BACM CD D 403
027 110430/NA 11490 FOOLS LIKE ME 31277/DL-74217 VL-73801 BACM CD D 403
25 April 1961 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Connie Hall (Connie Hall [vcl], Grady Martin [ld gt], Ray Edenton [rh gt], Hal Rugg or Pete Drake [steel], Harold Bradley [bass gt], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Floyd Cramer [piano]. Producer: Owen Bradley)
028 110520/NA 11518 YELLOW ROSES 31652/DL-74217 Vocalion VL-73801 BACM CD D 403
029 110521/NA 11519 PICK ME UP ON YOUR WAY DOWN DL-74217 Vocalion VL-73801 BACM CD D 403
030 110522/NA 11520 MANY TEARS AGO DL-74217 Vocalion VL-73801 BACM CD D 403
031 110523/NA 11521 SLOWLY DL-74217 Vocalion VL-73801 BACM CD D 403
13 July 1961 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Connie Hall (Connie Hall [vcl], Grady Martin [ld gt], Ray Edenton [rh gt], Hal Rugg or Pete Drake [steel], Harold Bradley [bass gt], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Floyd Cramer [piano]. Producer: Owen Bradley)
032 110843/NA 11621 YOU'RE THE ONLY GOOD THING (THAT'S HAPPENED TO ME) DL-74217 BACM CD D 403
033 110844/NA 11622 THE KEY TO YOUR WORLD 31310/DL-74217 VL-73801 BACM CD D 403
034 110845/NA 11623 LOVE'S BEEN GOOD TO ME DL-74217 VL-73801 BACM CD D 403
035 110846/NA 11624 FOOLIN' ROUND DL-74217 VL-73801 BACM CD D 403
19 December 1961 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Connie Hall (unknown musicians. Producer: Owen Bradley)
036 111505/NA 11833 I RESERVE THE RIGHT 31587/Vocalion VL-73752
037 111506/NA 11834 HALF THE TIME 31386/Vocalion VL-73752 BACM CD D 403
038 111507/NA 11835 YES, THERE'S A REASON 31386/Vocalion VL-73752 BACM CD D 403
039 111508/NA 11836 LIKE NOBODY KNOWS unissued
4 September 1962 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Connie Hall (unknown musicians. Producer: Owen Bradley)
040 112599/NA 12184 FOOL ME ONCE 31438/Vocalion VL-73752
041 112600/NA 12185 DON'T TEMPT ME 31484/Vocalion VL-73752 BACM CD D 403
042 112601/NA 12186 WE DON'T HAVE MUCH IN COMMON 31438/Vocalion VL-73752 BACM CD D 403
043 112602/NA 12187 IT'S NOT REVENGE I WANT 31484/Vocalion VL-73752 BACM CD D 403
23 July 1963 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Connie Hall (Producer: Owen Bradley)
044 113872/NA 12586 BACK TO LONELINESS 31652
045 113873/NA 12587 MARK ON MY FINGER 31542/Vocalion VL-73752
046 113874/NA 12588 SECOND BEST 31542/Vocalion VL-3752
047 113875/NA 12589 DADDY DOESN’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE 31587/Vocalion VL-3752
ca August 1964 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Connie Hall (Producer: Pappy Daily)
048 R5KM-7203 I WISH I WAS IN THE BOTTLE Musicor MU 1047
049 R5KM-7204? CONSTANTLY Musicor MU 1047
050 ZTSP-98911 KING AND QUEEN OF FOOLS MU 1079/MS-3053
051 ZTSP-98912 LOVE TODAY, NONE TOMORROW MU 1079
Musicor MS-3053 GEORGE JONES and HIS COUNTRY COUSINS (1965)
ca August 1965 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Connie Hall (Producer: Pappy Daily)
052 ZTSP-105791 THE CROWD MU 1123
053 ZTSP-105792 YOU'VE MARKED TO BE THE WONDERING KIND MU 1123
ca January 1966 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Connie Hall (Producer: Pappy Daily)
054 MAKING MY PLANS MU 1142
055 MY OLD SHOES MU 1142
056 ZTSP-123083 LITTLE HEARTS CAN BE BROKEN, TOO MU 1185
057 ZTSP-123084 YOU DIDN'T TAKE ME MU 1185


ALBUMS
Decca DL-4217/DL-74217 Connie Hall:
Foolin' Round; The Key To Your World; You're The Only Good Thing (That's Happened To Me); Yellow Roses; Slowly; Pick Me Up On Your Way Down; Fools Like Me; Love's Been Good To Me; What A Pleasure; I Miss You Every Way; Sleep, Baby, Sleep; Many Tears Ago – 62 (reissued in 1967 on Vocalion VL-73801 Country Style with 2 songs omited)
Vocalion VL-3752/VL-73752 Country Songs by Connie Hall: Don't Tempt Me; Second Best; I Reserve The Right; Mark On My Finger; Sittin' Out The Last Dance; Daddy Doesn't Live Here Anymore; I'm As Lonely As Anyone Can Be; Yes, There's A Reason; Fool Me Once; It's Not Revenge I Want; Half The Time; We Don't Have Much In Common (Anymore) – 06-65 (MX: 7-9677/8)
Vocalion VL-73801 Connie Hall Country Style: Foolin' Around; The Key To Your World; Yellow Roses; Slowly; Pick Me Up On Your Way Down; Fools Like Me; Love's Been Good To Me; What A Pleasure; Sleep, Baby, Sleep; Many Tears Ago – 67 (all tracks from DL-4217)
BACM [UK] CD D 403 Heartache Avenue: I'm The Girl In The USA;  A Hundred Hearts Or More;  You Deserve Your Invitation To The Blues;  Heartache Avenue;  Third Party At The Table;  Bottle Or Me;  After Date Rendezvous;  It's Not Wrong;  Poison In Your Hand;  Sleep Baby Sleep;  Sitting Out The Last Dance;  Fools Like Me;  I'm As Lonely As Anyone Can Be;  What Pleasure;  Key To Your World;  We Don't Have Much In Common Anymore;  Foolin' Around;  You're The Only Good Thing That's Happened to Me;  Yellow Roses;  Slowly;  Pick Me Up On Your Way Down;  Love's Been Good To Me;  I Miss You Every Way;  Many Tears Ago;  Half The Time;  Yes There's A Reason;  Don't Tempt Me;  It's Not Revenge I Want - 12


SINGLES
Big 4 Hits (1955)
127 [Eddie Moore:] In The Jailhouse Now; [Delbert Baker:] Kisses Don't Lie / [Inez Hellman and Delbert Baker:] Are You Mine; [Inez Hellman:] Making Believe – 55 (MX: 8605/6)
135 [Inez Hellman:] Who's Shoulder Will You Cry On; [Marlon Raimey:] Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young / [Inez Hellman and Marlon Raimey:] As Long As I Live; [Al Runyon:] Yellow Roses – 55 (MX: 8667/8)
142 [Inez Hellman and Marlon Raimey:] Make Believe; [Delbert Barker:] Satisfied Mind /  Old Lonesome Times; [Clem McCoy:] Cuzz You're So Sweet – 55 (MX: 8693/4)
177 [delbert Barker:] It's A Great Life; Why Baby Why / [Inez Hellman:] Lonely Side Of Town; [uncredited:] You're Free To Go  - 55 (MX: 8847/8)
Excellent (1958)
808 You Ain’t Never Gonna Change / I’ve Gotta Live With Me - 58
Mercury (1957-59)
71256x45 We've Got Things In Common / What Makes A Man Wander – 15-01-58 w. Jimmie Skinner
71285x45 I'm The Girl In The U.S.A. / (Rusty York:) Dixie Strut – 26-03-58
71420x45 You Deserved Your Invitation To The Blues / Hundred Hearts Or More - 02-59
71471x45 Third Party At The Table / Heartache Avenue – 16-06-59
71540x45 The Bottle Or Me / After Date Rendezvous – 10-11-59
Decca (1960-64)
9-31130 The Poison In Your Hand / It's Not Wrong – 19-07-60
31208 Sleep, Baby, Sleep / Sittin' Out The Last Dance - 24-01-61
31277 I'm As Lonely As Anyone Can Be / Fools Like Me - 28-06-61
31310 What A Pleasure / The Key To Your World – 11-10-61
31386 Half The Time / Yes, There's A Reason –  24-04-62 (rev. Apr. 28)
31438 Fool Me Once / We Don't Have Much In Common (Anymore) – 13-11-62
31484 It's Not Revenge I Want / Don't Tempt Me – 23-04-63
31542 Second Best / Mark On My Finger – 17-09-63 (rev. Sept. 21)
31587 Daddy Doesn't Live Here / I Reserve The Right – 21-01-64
31652 Yellow Roses / Back To Loneliness – 22-07-64
Musicor (1964-66)
MU 1047 I Wish I Was In The Bottle / Constantly – 03-11-64 (rev. Nov. 14)
MU 1079 King And Queen Of Fools / Love Today, None Tomorrow – 23-03-65
MU 1123 The Crowd / You've Marked To Be The Wondering Kind – 05-10-65
MU 1142 Making My Plans / My Old Shoes – 01-02-66
MU 1185 You Didn't Take Me / Little Hearts Can Be Broken, Too – 05-07-66

Larry Booth



By Vaclav Zpatecka, Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank

SESSIONS
ca September 1969 prob. Music City Recorders, 821 19th Ave. South, Nashville,  TN Nashville, TN – Larry Booth (Producer: Pete Drake)
001 ST 6867 YOU'LL NEVER KNOW YOUR WOMAN Stop ST 1509/Memories
002 PRETTY GREEN EYES Stop ST 1509/Memories
10 December 1970 Hollywood, CA – Tony Booth and Larry Booth
003 71L-2149 THE DEVIL MADE ME DO THAT MGM unissued
004 71L-2150 WHEN WILL I BE LOVED unissued
005 71L-2151 BYE BYE LOVE unissued
006 71L-2152 CATHY‘S CLOWN unissued
007 71L-2153 BIRD DOG unissued
1972 [no 19985] Buck Owens Studios, 1215 North Chester Ave., Bakersfield, CA – Larry Booth as Larry Garner [purchased masters, registration date: May 11, 1972]
008 78616 I'M A ONE WOMAN MAN  Capitol 3387/Memories
009 78617 RAILROAD JACK  Capitol 3387/Memories
1972 [no 20118] Buck Owens Studios, 1215 North Chester Ave., Bakersfield, CA – Larry Booth as Larry Garner [purchased masters, registration date: August 24, 1972]
010 79053 WOULD YOU SETTLE FOR ROSES  3467/Memories 
1972 [no 20148] Buck Owens Studios, 1215 North Chester Ave., Bakersfield, CA – Larry Booth as Larry Garner [purchased masters]
011 79154 IT'S TOO LATE TO KEEP FROM LOSING YOU 3467
1978 Nashville, TN – Karry Booth (Producer: Dusty Rhodes)
012 I SEE LOVE IN YOUR EYES Cream CR-7823 /Memories
013 CHEATER  Cream CR-7823/Memories
Unknown info – Larry Booth
014 I’LL GO BACK TO HER  Memories
015 STAGGER LEE  Memories

ALBUMS

? Memories: One Woman Man;  I See Love In Your Eyes; Cheater; Would You Settle For Roses;  Railroad Jack; You'll Never Know Your Woman; Pretty Green Eyes; It's Too Late To Keep From Losing You; I'll Go Back To Her; Stagger Lee - ?

SINGLES
Stop (1969)
ST 1509 You'll Never Know Your Woman / Pretty Green Eyes – 69
Capitol (1972) as Larry Garner
3387 Railroad Jack / I’m A One Woman Man – 07-72
3467 Would You Settle For Roses? / It's Too Late To Keep From Losing You – 10-72
Cream
CR-7823 I See Love In Your Eyes /  Cheater – 07-78

Leanda O' Brien



*Brombala, NSW, AUS
By Vaclav Zpatecka, Praguefrank
SESSIONS
2000s Mainstreet Studios, Corrimal, NSW, AUS - Leanda O'Brien (Leanda O'Brien [vcl], Michael Fix [gt], Eddie Jones [steel], Shane Nichamin [bass], Stuart Johnston [drums], Lindsay Martin [fiddle], Stuart Johnson [keyboards], Debra Sharman [bck vcl]. Producer: Rob Specigna, Gaylene Jennings)
001 THE VERANDA
002 JOSEPHINE
003 THE OLD RUGGED CROSS
004 I'M NOT LISA
005 DIDN'T WE SHINE
006 WHERE THE MURRAY MEETS THE DARLING
007 THIS GOLD BAND
008 SMALL TIME COUNTRY GIRL
009 NO ONE NEEDS TO KNOW
010 TILL A TEAR BECOMES A ROSE
011 GETTING USED TO GETTING OVER YOU
012 DARLING BILLY
Tracks above issued on album I’m Not Lisa
2000s unknown, AUS - Leanda O'Brien (Leanda O'Brien [vcl], Michael Fix [gt], Martin Louis [banjo], Narcus Holden [mandolin/fiddle], Tommy Grasso [steel], Shane Nichamin [bass/bck vcl], Sil Princic [drums], Paul Coombes [keyboards], Debra Nichamin [bck vcl]. Producer: Rob Speogna, Gaylene Jennings)
013 EAGLE WHEN SHE FLIES
014 QUEEN OF HEARTS
015 BREAK, ENTER AND STEAL
016 WORKING MAN
017 CRAZY
018 I'VE ONLY ME TO BLAME
019 THE LITTLE CRAIGIE CHURCH
020 TWO OLD MATES AND ROSES
021 BYE BYE
022 GRANDPA
023 THESE TWO HANDS
024 APPLE JACK
Tracks above issued on album Eagle Whe She Flies

ALBUMS
? I'm Not Lisa:  The Veranda; Josephine; The Old Rugged Cross; I'm Not Lisa; Didn't We Shine; Where The Murray Meets The Darling; This Gold Band; Small Time Country Girl; No One Needs To Know; Till A Tear Becomes A Rose; Getting Used To Getting Over You; Darling Billy – 0- (reissued as part of double album Ebellished Memories (vol. 1) in 2006)
? Eagle When She Flies:  Eagle When She Flies; Queen Of Hearts; Break, Enter and Steal;  Working Man; Crazy; I've Only Me To Blame; The Little Craigie Church; Two Old Mates and Roses; Bye Bye; Grandpa; These Two Hands; Apple Jack – 06  (reissued as part of double album Ebellished Memories (vol. 2) in 2006)