Sunday, September 7, 2014

Forest Rye



*19-12-1919 Erin, TN, +24-04-1988
2nd version

By Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst with help of carcitycountry.com

SESSIONS
Poss. 1941 Detroit, MI - Rye’s Red River Blue Yodelers (Conrtad Brooks [Forest Rye] [vcl/fiddle], + unknown musicians)
001 SNAKE BITE BLUES Universal 1002
002 DON’T COME CRYIN’ ROUND ME MAMA Universal 1002
Early 1942 Detroit, MI – Rye’s Red River Blue Yodelers (Conrtad Brooks [Forest Rye] [vcl/fiddle], + unknown musicians)
003 YOU HAD TIME TO THINK IT’S OVER Hot Wax 1616 Mellow 1616
004 ON DOWN THE LINE Hot Wax 1616 Mellow 1616
1949 Detroit, MI - Uncle Ruye and his Sage Hollow Boys (poss. Forest Rye [vcl/fiddle], Jimmy swan [bass] + unknown musicians)
005 I SMILED AT HER Alben 601
006 CRYING MY EYES OUT  Alben 601
ca. January 1951 poss. Nashville, TN - Forest Rye
007 YW-7090 CRYING MY EYES OUT Mercury 6328-x45
008 YW-7091 MODNIGHT BOOGIE BLUES  6329-x45
009 YW-7092 AFTER ALL THESE YEARS  6328-x45
010 YW-7093 WON‘T YOU GIVE ME A LITTLE LOVING  6329-x45
ca. November  1952 or early 1953 Fortune Studio, 3942 3rd St., Detroit, MI – Forest Rye/*Pete Pyle
011 WILD CAT BOOGIE Fortune 172/Properbox 103 WLP 2808 CLCD 2862
000 ARE YOU MAKING A FOOL*  Fortune 172
COLLECTOR WLP 2808 BOPPIN' HILLBILLY VOL.8 (NED, 1989); COLLECTOR CLCD 2862 DETROIT IN THE 50'S VOL.2 (NED, 1989); PROPER PROPERBOX 103 BOPPIN' HILLBILLY RED HOT ROCKABILLY (UK, 2006, 4CD)
1950s unknown - Forest Rye
012 PEPPER HOT BABY
1961 Nashville, TN - Forest Rye
013 MY SWEET BABY’S GONE   Stompertime STCD-13
STOMPERTIME STCD 13 NASHVILLE ROCK AND ROLL UNISSUED RECORDED 1961 (UK, 2001)
Forest Rye also recorded for his own label Forest, no details known


SINGLES
Universal (ca 1941) Rye’s Red River Blue Yodelers
1002 Snake Bite Blues / Don’t Come Cryin’ Round Me Mama – ca 41
Hot Wax (1942) Rye’s Red River Blue Yodelers
1616 You Had Time To Think It Over / On Down The Line – 42 (also on Mellow 1616)
Alben (1949) as Uncle Ruye amd his Sage Hollow Boys
601 I Smiled At her / Crying My Eyes Out - 48
Mercury (1951)
6328-X45 Crying My Eyes Out / After All These Years – 04-51
6329-X45 Midnight Boogie Blues / Won’t You Give Me A Little Loving – 04-51
Fortune (1952)
172 Wild Cat Boogie / Are You Making A Fool [Pete Pyle] – 53


Lowell Varney



*21-09-1936 Crum, WV
2nd version

By Praguefrank, Dick Grant, Walt Saunders, Mario Manciotti, Vaclav Zpatecka
SESSIONS

ca. March 1961 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN- Lowell Varney and Rocky Mountain Pals (Producer: John Thomas)
001 ST-4789 PRETTY LULLABY unissued
002 NV4790A WHY I LOVE YOU Nashville NV-5005/SLP 169 Palace S 722
003 ST-4791 ATOMIC BABY unissued
004 NV4790B THE CORNER OF MY HEART Nashville NV-5005/Palace S 720
STARDAY SLP-169 BANJO IN THE HILLS (1962); BUCKINGHAM ST-720/CONTINENTAL MAPLE LEAF CML-1010/ CMS-1010/PALACE M-720/S-720 MOUNTAIN FOLK SONG CONCERT BLUEGRASS STYLE (January 1963); BUCKINGHAM P-ST-722/ CONTINENTAL MAPLE LEAF CML/CMS-1013/PALACE P-ST-722/PALACE M/S-722 SPECTACULAR BLUEGRASS FAVORITES WITH 5 STRING BANJO (January 1963)
August 1963 unknown - Lowell Varney with Trenton Marcum (Lowell Varney [banjo], Trenton Marcum [tnr vcl] + unknown musicians)
005 6538 WHY DID YOU LEAVE ME NV 5146
006 6539 TWELVE TOED JOHN NV 5146
007 6540 SWEET LOVE unissued
008 6541 JESSE JAMES unissued
January 1964 unknown - Lowell Varney  and Albert Paisley (Lowell Varney [banjo], Trenton Marcum [tnr vcl], Albert Parsley [] + unknown musicians)
009 6855/ZTSB-93617 T LEAVE¢DON NV-5165
010 6856/ZTSB-93618 FIVE STRING ROCK NV-5165
1964 Rem Recording Studio, 203 Liberty Road, Lexington, KY - Lowell Varney and The Rocky Mountain Boys (Producer: A. C. Varney, Robert E. Mooney)
011 R4KM-2212 USE ME LORD Rem 45-336 
012 R4KM-2213 A KING ON EARTH Rem 45-336 /LP 1019 OHS 70075
1965 Charleston, WV – Lowell Varney (Lowell Varney [vcl/banjo] + unknown musicians. Producer: Bill Browning)
013 1088-45-92A REACH OUT AND TOUCH THE LORD B.E.S. 45-92
014 1088-45-92B I SURELY KNOW HE’S THERE B.E.S. 45-92
Fall 1965 Rem Recording Studio, 203 Liberty Road, Lexington, KY - Lowell Varney (Producer: Robert E. Mooney)
015 SK4M-2750 A CABIN BY THE RIVER 45-379
016 SK4M-2751 MY DADDY WAS A PREACHER Rem 45-379/LP-1019 Old Homestead OHS-70075
1966 Rem Recording Studio, 203 Liberty Road, Lexington, KY - Lowell Varney and Jim Horn (Lowell Varney [vcl/banjo], Jim Horn [vcl/gt] with the Gospel Pioneers: Charlie Nixon [dobro], Paul Boswell [bass], Bill Owens [drums])
017 A PLACE CALLED HEAVEN Rem LP-1019 Old Homestead OHS-70075
018 THESE BONES ARE GONNA RISE AGAIN Rem 45-403/LP-1019 Old Homestead OHS-70075
019 GOODBYE MY FRIEND Rem LP-1019 Old Homestead OHS-70075
020 LET'S WORK WHILE IT'S DAY Rem LP-1019 Old Homestead OHS-70075
021 I'D LIKE TO WALK IN THE GARDEN Rem LP-1019 Old Homestead OHS-70075
022 GOSPEL BANJO MEDLEY Rem LP-1019 Old Homestead OHS-70075
023 I LEARNED ABOUT HEAVEN FOR MAMA Rem 45-403/LP-1019 Old Homestead OHS-70075
024 BORN AGAIN Rem LP-1019 Old Homestead OHS-70075
025 GO DOWN PHAROH Rem LP-1019 Old Homestead OHS-70075
026 LOWELL'S GOSPEL 5 Rem LP-1019 Old Homestead OHS-70075
1967 Rem Recording Studio, 203 Liberty Road, Lexington, KY - Lowell Varney and Jim Horn
(Lowell Varney [vcl/banjo], Jim Horn [vcl/gt] Charlie Nixon [dobro], Paul Boswell [bass], Bill Owens [drums]. Producer: Robert E. Mooney)
027 GOD'S HEAVENLY CAMERA Rem LP-1027 Old Homestead OHS-70076
028 MOTHER Rem LP-1027 Old Homestead OHS-70076
029 RICH MAN Rem LP-1027 Old Homestead OHS-70076
030 GOD PUT A RAINBOW IN THE SKY Rem LP-1027 Old Homestead OHS-70076
031 NEW ROBE Rem LP-1027 Old Homestead OHS-70076
032 SOMEBODY ON YOUR BOND Rem LP-1027 Old Homestead OHS-70076
033 HAMMER IN JERUSALEM Rem LP-1027 Old Homestead OHS-70076
034 WAYFARING PILGRIM Rem LP-1027 Old Homestead OHS-70076
035 WORKING FOR JESUS Rem LP-1027 Old Homestead OHS-70076
036 THE BEGGAR AND THE LORD Rem LP-1027 Old Homestead OHS-70076
037 GREAT JEHOVAH Rem LP-1027 Old Homestead OHS-70076
038 AS THE LIFE OF A FLOWER Rem LP-1027 Old Homestead OHS-70076
Late December 1966 or early January 1967 Rem Recording Studio, 203 Liberty Road, Lexington, KY - Lowell Varney and Jim Horn (Producer: Robert E. Mooney)
039 423A THE SILVER BRIDGE 45-423
040 423B IT'S TOO SOON FOR ME TO DIE 45-423
ca 1968 Cabut Records Studio, 29 Second St., Shelby, OH - Lowell Varney (Producer: Jim Horn)
041 BLACK MARK Cabut 45-107
042 USE ME LORD Cabut 45-107
1971 unknown - Lowell Varney and The Rocky Mountain Pals (Lowell Varney [vcl/banjo], Jim Horn [gt], Thurman Endicott [mandolin],Trenton Marcum [bass])
043 WICKED POLLY Irma ILP-1001
044 IN MY FATHER'S HOUSE Irma ILP-1001
045 WHERE THE ROSES NEVER FADE Irma ILP-1001
046 WHERE COULD I GO Irma ILP-1001
047 GOSPEL PLOW Irma ILP-1001
048 LITTLE GIRL AND THE DREADFUL SNAKE Irma ILP-1001
049 HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR SOLDIER Irma ILP-1001
050 FIELDS HAVE TURNED BROWN Irma ILP-1001
051 LITTLE ORPHAN GIRL Irma ILP-1001
052 SEA OF GLASS Irma ILP-1001
053 I RECOMMEND MY LORD TO YOU Irma ILP-1001
ca 1971 Nashville, TN – Lowell Varney and Hylo Brown
unknown tracks for Newland 10090
1972 Jessup Recording Studios, 3150  Francis St., Jackson, MI - Lowell Varney
064 2139A BANJO PICKIN' BOY FROM WEST VIRGINIA Jessup MB-118/MB-114
065 YONDERS COUNTRY Jessup MB-114
066 HUM PRETTY LULA-BYE Jessup MB-114
067 I'LL NEVER GET OVER YOU Jessup MB-114
068 FARE YE WELL PRETTY LITTLE MISS Jessup MB-114
069 LOWELLA JOAN Jessup MB-114
070 TROUBLE IS BACK AGAIN Jessup MB-114
071 UNCLE JOHNNY Jessup MB-114
072 2139B WHY DID YOU WRITE THIS LETTER Jessup MB-118/MB-114
073 LORD DANIEL Jessup MB-1014
074 DENISE RIDE Jessup MB-114
075 DON'T LEAVE ME BEHIND Jessup MB-114
ca 1972 Jessup Recording Studios, 3150  Francis St., Jackson, MI - Lowell Varney and The West Virginia Boys (Lowell Varney [vcl/banjo], Dan Blankenship [gt], Lundy Fields [mandolin], Roy McGinnis/Sonny Nelson [bass], Steve Whaylen [fiddle], Patti Jackson, Connie Sullivan [bck vcl])
076 ON THE BANKS OF THE RIVER Jessup MB-131 
077 SWEET MISERY Jessup MB-131 
078 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT Jessup MB-131
079 TELL ME WHAT TO DO Jessup MB-131  
080 LAST NIGHT Jessup MB-131  
081 IS THERE A LOVE LEFT FOR ME Jessup MB-131  
082 MONEY IS A MAN'S BEST FRIEND Jessup MB-131 
083 GOIN' BACK TO WEST VIRGINIA Jessup MB-131  
084 LET BY-GONES BE BY-GONES Jessup MB-131 
085 I LIVED IN HER WORLD Jessup MB-131  
086 IF THERE WAS NO JESUS Jessup MB-131  
087 KNEEL AT KING JESUS' FEET Jessup MB-131
Album may have been recorded during MB 114 sessions
1974 Jessup Recording Studios, 3150  Francis St., Jackson, MI - Lowell Varney (Lowell Varney [vcl/banjo], Dan Blankenship [gt], Lundy Fields [mandolin], Roy McGinnis/Sonny Nelson [bass], Steve Whaylen [fiddle])
088 WEST VIRGINIA RAG Jessup MB-150
089 VARNEY'S DRIVE Jessup MB-150
090 SMOKE SIGNALS Jessup MB-150
091 EARL'S BREAKDOWN Jessup MB-150
092 THE COUNTRY MILE Jessup MB-150
093 BACK ROAD PICKIN' Jessup MB-150
094 FOGGY MOUNTAIN BREAKDOWN Jessup MB-150
095 FATHER JOE Jessup MB-150
096 FLYIN' HOME Jessup MB-150
097 MAIDEN'S PRAYER Jessup MB-150
098 LOWELLA JOAN Jessup MB-150
099 DENISE RIDE Jessup MB-150
ca 1982 Riverside Studios, Ashland, KY - Lowell Varney, London Messier and Riverside Grass (Lowell Varney [vcl/banjo], Landon Messier [vcl/gt], Lundy Fields [vcl/mandolin], Jim McCowan [vcl/dobro], Ernie Maynard [bass], Tommy Cordell [fiddle])
100 GOING TO A CITY Old Homesetead OHS-70052
101 I'LL BE READY Old Homesetead OHS-70052
102 LITTLE GRAVEYARD Old Homesetead OHS-70052
103 WISH YOU HAD LIVED HOLY Old Homesetead OHS-70052
104 LITTLE BOY ON MOTHER'S KNEE Old Homesetead OHS-70052
105 I OVER-TOOK A PILGRIM Old Homesetead OHS-70052
106 LAND OF BEULAH Old Homesetead OHS-70052
107 KING OF THE JEWS Old Homesetead OHS-70052
108 ONE LOAF OF BREAD Old Homesetead OHS-70052
109 IS THERE ROOM FOR ME Old Homesetead OHS-70052
1984 Riverside Studios, Ashland, KY - Lowell Varney, London Messier and Riverside Grass (Lowell Varney [vcl/banjo], Landon Messier [vcl/gt], Duke Hall [vcl/dobro], Jim Rigsby [bass], Tommy Cordell [vcl/fiddle])
110 TOO MUCH TO STAND Charm CH-1001
111 HEMLOCKS AND PRIMROSES Charm CH-1001
112 BIG BLACK TRAIN Charm CH-1001
113 PAPA (RECITATION) Charm CH-1001
114 HENRY LEE Charm CH-1001
115 FADED LOVE Charm CH-1001
116 WHY I LOVE YOU Charm CH-1001
117 WHY DID YOU WRITE THIS LETTER TO ME? Charm CH-1001
118 WORKING ON A ROAD Charm CH-1001
119 WEARY HEART Charm CH-1001
120 I LIVED IN HER WORLD Charm CH-1001
121 NASHVILLE BLUES Charm CH-1001
1986 Riverside Sound Studio, Kermit, WV- Lowell Varney, London Messier and The Riverside Grass (Lowell Varney [vcl/banjo], Landon Messer [vcl/gt], Ralph Stanley [vcl], Harold Brewer [ld gt/harmonica],Albun Clevenger [mandolin], Jim Horn [vcl/bass], Curly Ray Cline [fiddle])
122 SIXTEEN YEARS Mountain MR-1001
123 WILLY ROY Mountain MR-1001
124 HOW MOUNTAIN GIRLS CAN LOVE Mountain MR-1001
125 LET ME WALK LORD BY YOUR SIDE Mountain MR-1001
126 SALLY GOODEN Mountain MR-1001
127 LOVING YOU TOO WELL Mountain MR-1001
128 TO SWEET TO LAST Mountain MR-1001
129 HOW WOULD YOU LIKE BEING LONESOME Mountain MR-1001
130 CRYING MY HEART OUT Mountain MR-1001
131 WALKING AFTER MIDNIGHT Mountain MR-1001
132 MIGTY DARK TO TRAVEL Mountain MR-1001
133 SOLDIER'S JOY Mountain MR-1001
1989 River Track Studio, Louisa, KY – Lowell Varney with Lost And Found
134 HURTS ALL GONE RTS 1299 
135 WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO OUR THING RTS 1299
136 THANK YOU FOR BEING MY FRIEND RTS 1299 
137 MEMORIES IN MY MIND RTS 1299 
138 RALPH AND EARL ARE LEFT BEHIND RTS 1299
139 DOWN DEEP RTS 1299
140 I'LL PRAY FOR YOU HONEY RTS 1299
141 I'LL GO STEPPING TOO RTS 1299
142 WALKING IN THE SUNSHINE RTS 1299
143 LOAFERS GLORY RTS 1299 
144 HOW MANY TIMES RTS 1299
145 DIGGING UP BONES RTS 1299

ALBUMS
Rem LP-1019 A Place Called Heaven:
A Place Called Heaven; These Bones Are Gonna Rise Again; Goodbye My Friend; Let's Work While It's Day; I'd Like To Walk In The Garden; Gospel Banjo Medley; I Learned About Heaven For Mama; My Daddy Was A Preacher; Born Again; A King On Earth; Go Down Pharoh; Lowell's Gospel 5 - 12-66 (Reissued on Old Homesetad OHS-70075 in 1989)
Rem LP-1027 Folk Sound Of Gospel Music: God's Heavenly Camera; Mother; Rich Man; God Put A Rainbow In The Sky; New Robe; Somebody On Your Bond; Hammer In Jerusalem; Wayfaring Pilgrim; Working For Jesus; The Beggar And The Lord; Great Jehovah; As The Life Of A Flower - 12-67 (Reissued on Old Homesetad OHS-70076 in 1989)
Irma ILP-101 Sound Of Bluegrass, Gospel Style: Wicked Polly; In My Father's House; Where The Roses Never Fade; Where Could I Go; Gospel Plow; Little Girl And The Dreadful Snake; Happy Birthday Dear Soldier; Fields Have Turned Brown; Little Orphan Girl; Sea Of Glass; I Recommend My Lord To You - 73
Newland 10090 Sound of Nashville: (tracks unknown) – ca 72 w. Hylo Brown
Jessup Michigan Bluegrass MB-114 Banjo Pickin' Boy From West Virginia: Banjo Pickin' Boy From West Virginia; Yonders Country; Hum Pretty Lula-Bye; I'll Never Get Over You; Fare Ye Well Pretty Little Miss; Lowella Joan; Trouble Is Back Again; Uncle Johnny; Why Did You Write This Letter; Lord Daniel; Denise Ride; Don't Leave Me Behind - 05-72
Jessup Michigan Bluegrass MB-131 Goin‘ Back To West Virginia: On The Banks Of The River;  Sweet Misery;  Help Me Make It Through The Night; Tell Me What To Do;  Last Night;  Is There A Love Left For Me;  Money Is A Man's Best Friend;  Goin' Back To West Virginia;  Let By-Gones Be By-Gones;  I Lived In Her World;  If There Was No Jesus;  Kneel At King Jesus' Feet - 73
Jessup Michigan Bluegrass MB-150 Instrumental Sounds Of The Banjo Pickin' Boy From West Virginia: West Virginia Rag;Varney's Drive; Smoke Signals; Earl's Breakdown; The Country Mile; Back Road Pickin'; Foggy Mountain Breakdown; Father Joe; Flyin' Home; Maiden's Prayer; Lowella Joan; Denise Ride - 74
Old Homestead OHS-70052 Going To A City: Going To A City; I'll Be Ready; Little Graveyard; Wish You Had Lived Holy; Little Boy On Mothers Knee; I Over-Took A Pilgrim; Land Of Beulah; King Of The Jews; One Loaf Of Bread; Is There Room For Me - 83
Charm CH-1001 Hemlock And Primroses:Too Much To Stand; Hemlocks And Primroses; Big Black Train; Papa (Recitation); Henry Lee; Faded Love;Why I Love You; Why Did You Write This Letter To Me?; Working On A Road; Weary Heart; I Lived In Her World; Nashville Blues - 08-84
Mountain MR-1001 Lowell Varney, Landon Messier and Riverside Grass with Ralph Stanley: Sixteen Years; Willy Roy; How Mountain Girls Can Love; Let Me Walk Lord By Your Side; Sally Gooden; Loving You Too Well; To Sweet T Last; How Would You Like Being Lonesome; Crying My Heart Out; Walking After Midnight; Migty Dark To Travel; Soldier's Joy - 87
RTS 1299 Hurts All Gone: Hurts All Gone; What Ever Happened To Our Thing; Thank You For Being My Friend; Memories In My Mind; Ralph And Earl Are Left Behind; Down Deep; I'll Pray For You Honey; I'll Go Stepping Too; Walking In The Sunshine; Loafers Glory; How Many Times; Digging Up Bones – 89 w. Lost and Found

SINGLES
Nashville (1961-64)
NV 5005 The Corner Of My Heart / Why I Love You – 06-61
NV 5146 Why Did You Leave Me / Twelve Toed John – 11-63 w. Trenton Marcum
NV 5165 Don't Leave / Five String Rock - 03-64 w. Albert Parsley
REM (1964-67)
45-336 King On Earth / Use Me Lord - 64
45-379 Cabin By The River / My Daddy Was A Preacher - 12-65
45-403 These Bones Are Gonna Rise Again / I Learned About Heaven From Mama - 66 w. Jim Horn
45-423 It's Too Soon For Me To Die / The Silver Bridge - 67 w. Jim Horn
B.E.S. (1965)
45-92 Reach Out And Touch The Lord / I Surely Know He’s There - 65
Cabut (1968)
45-107 Black Mark / Use Me Lord - 68
Jessup Michigan Bluegrass (1972-)
MB-118 Banjo Pickin' Boy From West Virginia / Why Did You Write This Letter - 72

Don Rader



*15-12-1937 Hazel Park, MI, + 2004
By Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst,  with help of carcitycountry.com

SESSIONS


1955 [demo] Detroit, MI – Don Rader
00001 A SATISFIED MINE Gee Dee 270115-2
1956  [demo] Detroit, MI – Don Rader
00002 DON’T BE CRUEL Gee Dee 270115-2
00003 HOUND DOG  Gee Dee 270115-2
1958  [demo] Detroit, MI – Don Rader
00004 ROCK AND ROLL GRANDPAP  Gee Dee 270115-2
00005 WHOLE LOTTA SHAKIN‘ GOIN‘ ON Gee Dee 270115-2
December 1958 Fortune Studio, 3942 3rd St., Detroit, MI – Don Rader (Don Rader [vcl/gt], Bill English [gt], Billy Cooper [steel], Ted Wilson [drums], Freddie Bach [piano])
001 F 164/ST 9* ROCK AND ROLL GRANDPAP  Fortune 206 [alt.:*] Strate 8 1507/ Gee Dee 270115-2 Cat 1035 Bb-CD-55060 STCD-08
002 F 165?/ST 10* A DAY AT THE PINE Fortune 206 Strate 8 1507/ Gee Dee 270115-2 CLCD 2864
CAT 1035 CALLING ALL ROCK AND ROLL COLLECTORS VOL.4 (NED, 1994);  BUFFALO BOP BB-CD 55060 ROCK (GER, 1997); COLLECTOR CLCD 2864 DETROIT IN THE 50'S VOL.4 (NED, 2000); STOMPERTIME STCD 08 LAST GREAT ROCKABILLY SATURDAY NIGHT VOL.2 (UK, 1998)
1959 Detroit, MI – Don Rader  (Don Rader [vcl/rh gt], Al Allen [gt] + The Sounds)
003 ST 3 ROCKIN‘ THE BLUES Strate-8 1501/CAT 1035 BB-CD-55177 [alt.:] Gee Dee 270115-2
004 ST 4 I WAS A FOOL  1501/ Gee Dee 270115-2
BUFFALO BOP BB-CD 55177 STEP OUT (GER, 2005)
1969 Detroit, MI – Don Rader
005 691007B SHE SURE CAN ROCK ME Strate-8 1508/BB-CD-55063
006 691007A ROCKIN‘ THE BLUES Strate-8 1508/ Gee Dee 270115-2
BUFFALO BOP BB-CD 55063 RIP IT UP (GER, 1997)
1970 Nashville, TN – Don Rader and The 20th Century Boys (Don Rader [vcl/rh gt], Jim Baker [steel] + unknown musicians)
007 /CP 1006 GOODBYE, I HATE TO SEE YOU GO  Strate 8 1509 Modern Country 1512 Rock-A-Billy Record Company R 502/ Gee Dee 270115-2
008 YOU WIN AGAIN  1509 / Gee Dee 270115-2
1970s Nashville, TN – Don Rader and The 20th Century Boys
009 SOMETIME TODAY I’M GONNA CRY Modern Country 1511
010 RADER’S BLUES Modern Country 1511/ Gee Dee 270115-2
011 AREA CODE TO HEAVEN Modern Country 1512/ Gee Dee 270115-2
Unknown info - unknown – Don Rader
012 I’LL BE THERE, IF YOU EVER WANT ME Gee Dee 270115-2
013 MY BUCKET’S GOT A HOLE IN IT  Gee Dee 270115-2
014 YOUR CHEATIN’ HEART  Gee Dee 270115-2
015 YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE Gee Dee 270115-2
016 KANSAS CITY Gee Dee 270115-2
017 SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL Gee Dee 270115-2
018 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND Gee Dee 270115-2
1975 unknown – Don Rader
019 MY BABY’S STILL ROCKIN’    Gee Dee 270115-2 MFLP 056
020 ROCKIN’ BLUES Olympic 45-OR-002
021 DON’T I KNOW YOU Olympic 45-OR-002
MAGNUM FORCE MFLP 056 RED HOT ROCKABILLY VOL.4 (UK, 1987)
1994 unknown – Don Rader
022 CP 1005 WHOLE LOTTA SHAKIN’  Rock-A-Billy Record Company R 502

ALBUMS

Gee Dee Music [GER] 270115-2 Detroit Rockabilly Man: Rock and Roll Granpa; Rockin' The Blues; I Was A Fool; My Baby's Still Rockin'; Rockin' The Blues [alt.]; You Win Again; Area Code To Heaven; Your Cheating Heart; Rader's Blues; Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On; Rock 'N' Roll Grandpap; Hound Dog; Don't Be Cruel; Love Letters In The Sand; You Are My Sunshine;  Kansas City; Shake, Rattle And Roll; A Day At The Pines; I'll Be There, If You Ever Want Me; My Bucket's Got A Hole In It; Goodbye, I Hate To See You Go – 95 (reissued on E Music/Stomper Time 11425424 in 2009)

SINGLES
Fortune (1958)
206 Rock And Roll Grandpap / A Day At The Pine – 59
Strate 8/Modern Country*
1501 Rockin’ The Blues / I Was Fool – 59
1507 Rock And Roll Grandpap [alt.] / A Day At The Pine – 02-70
1508 She Sure Can Rock Me / Rockin’ The Blue – 03-70
1509 Goodbye, I Hate To See You Go / You Win Again – 01-71
1510 Smile Of Love / Don’t I Know You – 7-
*1511 Sometime Today I’m Gonna Cry / Rader’s Blues – 7-
*1512 Area Code To Heaven / Goodbye, I Hate To See You Go – 7-
Olympic (1975 )
45-OR-002 Rockin’ Blues / Don’t I Know You – 01-08-75
Rock-A-Billy Record Company (1994)
R 502 Whole Lotta Shakin’ / Goodbye, I Hate To See You Go - 94

Noel Parlane



*19-03-1951 Roxburgh, Central Otago, NZE
By Praguefrank, Vaclav Zpatecka

SESSIONS also member of Sundowners
Discography is incomplete
1978 unknown, NZE - Noel Parlane with Nevada (Noel Parlane [vcl/rh gt] + Nevada: Dave Gorman [ld gt], John Mallett [bass gt], Paul Luxmoore [drums])
001 MOTHER Music World MALPS 492  TV 104
002 LUCILLE Music World MALPS 492   
003 I'LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU, IN A SONG Music World MALPS 492   
004 DAYTIME FRIENDS, NIGHTIME LOVERS Music World MALPS 492   
005 COUNTRY BOY Music World MALPS 492   
006 RAINY DAY WOMAN Music World MALPS 492   
007 I CAN'T STOP LOVING YOU Music World MALPS 492 TV 104
008 SHE TAUGHT ME TO YODEL Music World MALPS 492  
009 ALONE Music World MALPS 492   
010 MAMMAS, DON'T LET BABIES GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS Music World MALPS 492   
011 PLAY THE MUSIC Music World MALPS 492  
012 YOU CAN HAVE HER Music World MALPS 492  
013 SHE WEARS MY RING Music World MALPS 492 MALPS 544 
014 KISS AN ANGEL GOOD MORNING Music World MALPS 492 MALPS 544
015 FOLSOM PRISON BLUES Music World MALPS 492  MALPS 600
016 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL IN THE WORLD Music World MALPS 492  
017 ANNIE'S SONG Music World MALPS 492  
018 SHE THINKS I STILL CARE Music World MALPS 492  TV 104
1979 unknown, NZE - Noel Parlane (Noel Parlane [vcl/gt], Dave Gorman [ld gt] Chas Presland [rh gt], John Mallett [bass gt], Paul Luxmoore [drums])
019 NOBODY'S CHILD Music World TV 104 
020 OH LONESOME ME Music World TV 104
021 CRYING TIME Music World TV 104 
022 YOU'RE THE REASON Music World TV 104 
023 I FALL TO PIECES Music World TV 104 
024 THE LETTER EDGED IN BLACK Music World TV 104 
025 I CAN'T HELP IT Music World TV 104
026 SEND ME THE PILLOW THAT YOU DREAM ON Music World TV 104 
027 ROCKIN' ALONE Music World TV 104 
028 CHINA DOLL Music World TV 104
029 OLD SHEP Music World TV 104 
030 ONE SMALL PHOTOGRAPH Music World TV 104
031 HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER Music World TV 104
032 FOUR WALLS Music World TV 104
033 IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A-HURTIN' Music World TV 104
034 TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER Music World TV 104 
035 BURNING BRIDGES Music World TV 104
1979 unknown, NZE - Noel Parlane
036 I LOVE YOU BECAUSE Music World MALPS 544 
037 FROM A JACK TO A KING Music World MALPS 544 
038 SHE BELIEVES IN ME Music World MALPS 544 
039 PLEASE HELP ME I'M FALLING Music World MALPS 544 
040 YOU'RE MY BEST FRIEND Music World MALPS 544 
041 GEISHA GIRL Music World MALPS 544 
042 LITTLE GREEN APPLES Music World MALPS 544
043 HEAVEN IS MY WOMAN'S LOVE Music World MALPS 544
044 YOU'RE THE NEAREST THING TO HEAVEN Music World MALPS 544 
045 WITH THIS RING I THEE WED Music World MALPS 544 
046 THE KEY'S IN THE MAILBOX Music World MALPS 544 
047 CORINNA, CORINNA Music World MALPS 544 
048 ALMOST PERSUADED Music World MALPS 544
049 YOUNG LOVE Music World MALPS 544
050 FRAULEIN Music World MALPS 544 
051 HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU Music World MALPS 544 
052 MARRIAGE VOWS Music World MALPS 544
053 AMAZING LOVE Music World MALPS 544 
Ca late 1980 unknown, NZE - Noel Parlane with Ovation
054 STOLEN MOMENTS Music World MALPS 573
055 ONE BY ONE Music World MALPS 573
056 THE OLD WATER WHEEL Music World MALPS 573
057 THERE'S A LOVE KNOT IN MY LARIAT Music World MALPS 573
058 I'M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY Music World MALPS 573
059 BLACKBOARD OF MY HEART Music World MALPS 573
060 WALKIN' THE FLOOR OVER YOU Music World MALPS 573
061 ROCKIN' OVER RIVER Music World MALPS 573
062 TUMBLING TUMBLEWEEDS Music World MALPS 573
063 WRECK OF THE OLD 97 Music World MALPS 573
064 THAT LITTLE KID SISTER OF MINE Music World MALPS 573
065 THERE'S A BRIDLE HANGING ON THE WALL Music World MALPS 573
066 UNDER YOUR SPELL AGAIN Music World MALPS 573
067 MOVIN' ON Music World MALPS 573 MALPS 600
068 BORN TO LOSE Music World MALPS 573
069 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN Music World MALPS 573
070 ROSE MARIE Music World MALPS 573
071 TENNESSEE WALTZ Music World MALPS 573
072 BLUE VELVET BAND Music World MALPS 573
073 WHEN THE RAIN TUMBLES DOWN IN JULY Music World MALPS 573 
1981 unknown, NZE - Noel Parlane with Ovation
074 TRUCK DRIVING MAN Music World MALPS 600
075 ROLLING DOWN THE HIGHWAY Music World MALPS 600
076 MAMA HATED DIESELS Music World MALPS 600
077 SIX DAYS ON THE ROAD Music World MALPS 600
078 DRIVIN' MY LIFE AWAY Music World MALPS 600
079 LIGHTS ON THE HILL Music World MALPS 600
080 EIGHTEEN WHEELS A HUMMIN' Music World MALPS 600
081 BLUE TRAIN Music World MALPS 600
082 FAST TRAIN OUT OF TEXAS Music World MALPS 600
083 THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS Music World MALPS 600
084 HOBO ON A FREIGHT TRAIN Music World MALPS 600
085 THE WRECK OF THE OLD NUMBER NINE Music World MALPS 600
086 THE FIREBALL MAIL Music World MALPS 600
087 WAITIN' FOR A TRAIN Music World MALPS 600 
1982 Mandrill Recording Studios, Auckland, NZE – Noel Parlane (Noel Parlane [vcl/rh gt], Read Hudson [ac gt/ dobro/ bck vcl], Kevin Fury [el gt], Trevor Judge [bass gt], Gordon Joll [drums], Cath Newhook [fiddle/bck vcl], Stuart Pearce [piano])
088 GOOD OL' GIRLS  RCA 104066/VPL1-0389 
089 KIWI BOY  RCA 104066/VPL1-0389 
090 WHEN MY BLUE MOON TURNS TO GOLD AGAIN  RCA VPL1-0389 
091 DON'T GET TOO CLOSE  RCA VPL1-0389 
092 TEN GUITARS  RCA VPL1-0389
093 SOUTHLAND GORE  RCA VPL1-0389
094 BLUE MOUNTAIN HOME  RCA VPL1-0389
095 DRINKING THEM BEERS  RCA VPL1-0389 
096 THERE STANDS THE GLASS  RCA VPL1-0389 
097 THINGS AIN'T SO BAD  RCA VPL1-0389
098 THANK GOD WE'RE SURROUNDED BY WATER  RCA VPL1-0389
099 REMEMBERING  RCA VPL1-0389
1984 Mandrill Recording Studios, Auckland, NZE – Noel Parlane (Noel Parlane [vcl/rh gt],  Read Hudson [gt/steel/ dobro/ mandolin], Trevor Judge [bass gt], Gordon Joll [drums], Cath Newhook [fiddle/bck vcl], Matthew Brown [piano], Anna Rugis [bck vcl]. Producer: Gary Daverne)
100 LET'S SING A COUNTRY SONG  RCA VPL1-0448
101 CATCH A FALLING STAR  RCA VPL1-0448
102 ONE NIGHT FEVER  RCA VPL1-0448
103 FADED LOVE  RCA 104298/VPL1-0448
104 I'M HOLDING CHARLIE'S ANGEL  RCA VPL1-0448
105 THE LIGHT OF MY LIFE  RCA VPL1-0448
106 STAND IN LOVER  RCA VPL1-0448
107 DON'T BE ANGRY  RCA VPL1-0448
108 CHOOSEY  RCA 104298/VPL1-0448
109 WE'LL NEVER KNOW  RCA VPL1-0448
110 MISERY  RCA VPL1-0448
111 DREAM OF ME  RCA VPL1-0448
112 CLOSE ENOUGH TO PERFECT  RCA VPL1-0448
113 WORKING DAY BLUES  RCA VPL1-0448 
1987 poss. Christchurch, NZE – Noel Parlane (Noel Parlane [vcl/gt],  Graham Wardrop [gt],  Paddy Long [steel/dobro] + unknown musicians. Producer: Murray Wood)
114 LET‘S CHASE EACH OTHER ROUND THE ROOM TONIGHT  RCA VPL1-0687
115 IT TURNS ME INSIDE OUT  RCA VPL1-0687
116 MY SHOES KEEP WALKIN' BACK TO YOU  RCA VPL1-0687
117 (YOU ARE THE) SUNSHINE IN MY LIFE  RCA VPL1-0687
118 HONKY TONKIN' ALL NIGHT LONG  RCA VPL1-0687
119 SOMETHING BORROWED, SOMETHING BLUE  RCA VPL1-0687
120 SMOOTH SAILING  RCA VPL1-0687
121 LONESOME 7-7203  RCA VPL1-0687
122 THIS TIME FOR SURE  RCA VPL1-0687 
123 I SHOULD HAVE WATCHED THAT FIRST STEP  RCA VPL1-0687
124 UNTIL WHEN I HOLD YOU  RCA VPL1-0687
125 MESSING WITH MY MIND  RCA VPL1-0687 
Noel Parlane recorded after 1987, come info in albums list



ALBUMS

Music World [NZE] MALPS 492 Noel Parlane Country: Mother; Lucille; I'll Have To Say I Love You, In A Song; Daytime Friends, Nightime Lovers; Country Boy; Rainy Day Woman; I Can't Stop Loving You; She Taught Me To Yodel; Alone; Mammas Don't Let Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys; Play The Music; You Can Have Her; She Wears My Ring; Kiss An Angel Good Morning; Folsom Prison Blues; The Most Beautiful Girl In The World; Annie's Song; She Thinks I Still Care - 78
Music World [NZE] TV 104 Country Heartaches/ 20 Sentimental Favorites:  Nobody's Child; Oh Lonesome Me; Crying Time; You're The Reason; I Fall To Pieces; The Letter Edged In Black; I Can't Help It; Send Me The Pillow That You Dream On; Rockin' Alone; She Thinks I Still Care; China Doll; Old Shep; One Small Photograph; I Can't Stop Loving You; Heartaches By The Number; Four Walls; It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin'; Take Good Care Of Her; Burning Bridges; Mother – 79
Music World [NZE] MALPS 544 Country Love/ 20 Favorite Ballads: I Love You Because; From A Jack To A King; She Believes In Me; Please Help Me I'm Falling; You're My Best Friend; Geisha Girl; Little Green Apples; Heaven Is My Woman's Love; You're The Nearest Thing To Heaven; She Wears My Ring; With This Ring I Thee Wed; The Key's In The Mailbox; Kiss An Angel Good Morning; Corinna, Corinna; Almost Persuaded; Young Love; Fraulein; Have I Told You Lately That I Love You; Marriage Vows; Amazing Love  - 79
Music World Deluxe [NZE] MALPS 573 Old Time Country Music/ 20 Golden Greats:  Stolen Moments; One By One; The Old Water Wheel; There's A Love Knot In My Lariat; I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry; Blackboard Of My Heart; Walkin' The Floor Over You; Rockin' Over River; Tumbling Tumbleweeds; Wreck Of The Old 97; That Little Kid Sister Of Mine; There's A Bridle Hanging On The Wall; Under Your Spell Again; Movin' On; Born To Lose; Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain; Rose Marie; Tennessee Waltz; Blue Velvet Band; When The Rain Tumbles Down In July – 04-81
Music World Deluxe [NZE] MALPS 600 Trucks And Trains: (The Truck Side:) Movin' On; Truck Driving Man; Rolling Down The Highway; Mama Hated Diesels; Six Days On The Road; Drivin' My Life Away; Lights On The Hill; Eighteen Wheels A Hummin'; (The Train Side:) Blue Train; Folsom Prison Blues; Fast Train Out Of Texas; The City Of New Orleans; Hobo On A Freight Train; The Wreck Of The Old Number Nine; The Fireball Mail; Waitin' For A Train - 81
RCA Victor [NZE] VPL1-0389 Noel Parlane: Good Ol' Girls; Kiwi Boy; When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again; Don't Get Too Close; Ten Guitars; Southland Gore; Blue Mountain Home; Drinking Them Beers; There Stands The Glass; Things Ain't So Bad; Thank God We're Surrounded By Water; Remembering – 82 (on cover showed VAL1-0420, possibly 2nd edition)
RCA Victor [NZE] VPL1-0448 Let’s Sing A Country Song: Let's Sing A Country Song; Catch A Falling Star; One Night Fever; Faded Love; I'm Holding Charlie's Angel; The Light Of My Life; Stand In Lover; Don't Be Angry; Choosey; We'll Never Know; Misery; Dream Of Me; Close Enough To Perfect; Working Day Blues – 84
RCA [NZE] VPL1-0687 Steppin‘ Out: Let‘s Chase Each Other Round The Room Tonight; It Turns Me Inside Out; My Shoes Keep Walkin' Back To You; (You Are The) Sunshine In My Life; Honky Tonkin' All Night Long; Something Borrowed, Something Blue; Smooth Sailing; Lonesome 7-7203; This Time For Sure;  I Should Have Watched That First Step; Until When I Hold You; Messing With My Mind - 87
Spectrum [NZE] SPEC 01 Can I Count On You:  Talkin' It Over;  You're So Good For Me; Pretty Lady; Eighteen Wheels; Can I Count On Youl; Concrete Jungles; You Bring Out The Best In Me; I've Got Tonight; Rollin' Down The Highway; Dear Ole Dad; You Can't Take It With You; Ridin' The Rodeo; Ever Lovin' Man; Love Me Tender - 94
? [NZE] Now And Then:  You’re So Good For Me;  Honky Tonkin All Night; You Bring Out The Best In Me; Faded Love; My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You;  Love Me Tender;   Lonesome 77-203;  Choosey;   We’ll Never Know;  Pretty Lady;  Can’t Take It With You;  Out Of Control Raging Fire;  That First Step;  Dear Ole Dad;  Something Borrowed;  Turns Me Inside Out - 97
Capitol [NZE] 7234 5 84445 2 0 Choosey:  Choosey;  Good Ol' Girls;  The Light Of My Life;  Stand In Lover;  Let's Sing a Country Song;  Catch a Falling Star;  One Night Fever;  Faded Love;  I'm Holding Charlie's Angel;  Working Day Blues;  Blue Moon Turns To Gold;  Don't Be Angry;  We'll Never Know;  Misery;  Close Enough To Perfect;  Kiwi Boy;  Don't Get Too Close;  Dream Of Me;  Ten Guitars;  Southland Gore;  Drinkin' Them Beers;  There Stands The Glass;  Blue Mountain Home;  Things Ain't So Bad;  Surrounded By Water;  Remembering – 03
Kiwi Pacific Int. [NZE] CD SLC 257 You Bring Out The Best In Me:  Talkin' It Over; That First Step;You Bring Out The Best In Me;You Can't Take It With You; Pretty Lady; I've Got Tonight; Merry Christmas Mama; Penny Christmas Card; Rollin' Down The Highway;Dear old Dad; It Turns Me Inside Out; Rose Marie; Can I Count On You; Out Of Control;  Smooth Sailing;  My Shoes Keep Walking;  Honky Tonkin' All Night;  Love Me Tender – 03 (Noel Parlane, vocals, guitar + Graham Wardrop, guitars ; Andy Gilmour, bass ; Read Hudson, dobro.)
LBS Music [AUS] LBS 098CD No Limits:  I'm Not Through Loving You;  Far Side Banks Of Jordan;  Cottage In The Country;  I Need You To Hold Me Together;  Do It Again;  The Old Rugged Cross;  The Shade;  Rockin' Over River;  I Understand;  If Heartaches Meant Gold;  She Taught Me To Yodel;  Fly Like A Bird – 06 (LBS Studios, Tamworth, AUS; Lindsay Butler, Brett Dallas, Mark Moulynox, guitars ; Shaza Leigh, bass ; Linday Waddington, drums ; Russell Dick, piano, keyboard ; Hugh Curtis, fiddle, mandolin ; Mark Moulynox, pedal steel ; John Ortiz, sax ; Lynette Guest, Greg Williams, harmonies)
LBS Music [AUS] LPS 139CD  Encore: Tips of My Fingers; Storms Never Last; Faded Pictures and Memories; Like She's Not Yours;  Talk Back Tremblin Lips; Til The Rivers All Run Dry; War Between The States;  Beyond The Sunset; Forever and Ever Amen; Unchained Melody – 12


SINGLES
RCA [NZE]
104066 Kiwi Boy / Good Ol‘ Girls - 82
104298 Choosey / Faded Love - 84                           



Sid King (by Dick Grant)



SID KING &THE FIVE STRINGS
(The King Brothers)
SESSION DISCOGRAPHY

THE WESTERN MELODY MAKERS
                                                   Radio Station KDNT, 235 W. Hickory              Denton, Tx.:                                                                       1952
Sidney “Sid” Ervin (vcl/ac gtr); William Joseph “Billy” Ervin (ld gtr); Robert “Bobby” Belcher (rhy gtr); John Melvin Robinson (stl gtr); Kenneth David “Kenny” Massey (stg bs).
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THE WESTERN MELODY MAKERS
                          Radio Station WFAA, Harry Hines and Wolf Street                  Dallas, Tx.:                                                                         1953
                                                                WFAA Saturday Night Shindig
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
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SID ERVIN with the Western Melody  Makers
                                                   Jack Starns House, Voth Road                        Beaumont, Tx.:                                                                   1953
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Dave White (hmny vcl); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey(stg bs).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Burl Houston “Jack” Starns Jr.

                                       WHO PUT THE TURTLE IN MYRTLE’S GIRDLE             Starday (Uniss)
                                       (B.Crawford-B.Harbert) (Starrite-BMI)
                                       IF TEARS COULD CRY                                                                Starday (Uniss)
                                       (Western Melody Makers) (Starrite BMI)

THE WESTERN MELODY MAKERS
                                      Hayloft Jamboree, North Side Coliseum                      Ft. Worth, Tx.:                            Friday 25th September 1953
                                                                                                                                                                                              8:15.PM-8:45PM.
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer:
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NB: Also appearing was JOHNNY HORTON.



WESTERN MELODY MAKERS-1
SID ERVIN with the WESTERN MELODY MAKERS-2
                                      Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Avenue                          Dallas, Tx.:                                                             March 1954
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Dave White (hmny vcl); Eugene Chapman “Buddy” Brady Jr. (fdl); William “Bill” Simmons (pno); Kenny Massey (stg bs).              Producer: James Albert “Jim” Beck    

ST-2079                     WHO PUT THE TURTLE IN MYRTLE’S
                                       GIRDLE                                        -1(Version2)                                Starday 147, Starday 45-147, Bear Family BFX-15048
                                       (B.Crawford-B.Harbert) (Starrite-BMI)                                                                           CBS LSP-13923, Bear Family BCD-15535
                                                                                                                                                                                              Proper Properbox 103
ST-2080                    ROCK THE JOINT                                                                           -1(Version 1)            Starday (Uniss)
                                       (Crafton-Keene-Bagby) (Andrea Music BMI)                        
ST-2081                    IF TEARS COULD CRY        -2(Version 2)                               Starday 147, Starday 45-147,                      BFX-15048
                                       (Western Melody Makers) (Starrite-BMI)                                                                      CBS LSP-13923, Bear Family BCD-15535
ST-2082                     YOU’RE ALWAYS BREAKING HEARTS                               -2                                  Starday (Uniss)
                                       (Sid Ervin) (Starrite BMI)

NB(1): STARDAY 147 released Tuesday 8th June 1954.
NB(2): STARDAY 147 reviewed Cashbox Reviews of C&W Records Saturday 12th June 1956.
NB(3): STARDAY 147 reviewed Billboard Reviews of New C&W Records Saturday 26th June 1956.
NB(4): CBS LSP-13923 “GONNA SHAKE THIS SHACK TONIGHT” released 1980.
NB(5): BEAR FAMILY BFX-15048 “GONNA SHAKE THIS SHACK TONIGHT” released Germany 1980.
NB(6): BEAR FAMILY BCD-15535 “GONNA SHAKE THIS SHACK TONIGHT” released Germany 1992.
NB(7): PROPER PROPERBOX 103 “FROM BOPPIN’ HILLBILLY TO RED HOT ROCKABILLY” released United Kingdom 2006.
NB(8): JASMINE JASMCD-3583/4 “HILLBILLY BOP, BOOGIE & THE HONKY TONK BLUES, Vol.3. 1954-55” released United Kingdom 14th March 2008.

THE WESTERN MELODY MAKERS
                                      The Big “D” Jamboree, Radio Station KRLD
                                      Dallas Sportatorium, 1000 S. Industrial Blvd               Dallas, Tx.:                                                                         1954
                                                                                                                                                                                              8:30PM.-9:00PM.
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Ed McLemore
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.: 
                                      
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WESTERN MELODY MAKERS
                          North Texas Auditorium, 1401 W. Hickory Street                              Denton, Tx.:                                      Thursday 29th July 1954
                                                                                                Benefit Show
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
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SID KING and The Five Strings           
                                      Radio Station KDNT, 235 West Hickory                       Denton, Tx.:                                                                       1954
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs). 
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.:

                                       ROCK THE JOINT                                                                           (Version 2)                KDNT Transcription, Rollercoaster ROLL-2006
                                       (Crafton-Keene-Bagby) (Andrea Music BMI                          School Kids CD-1549, Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       IF TEARS COULD CRY        (Version 3)                                   KDNT Transcription, Rollercoaster ROLL-2006
                                       (Western Melody Makers) (Starrite-BMI)                                                                      School Kids CD-1549,                        RCCD-3018
                                       IN THE JAILHOUSE NOW                                                           KDNT Transcription, Rollercoaster ROLL-2006
                                       (Jimmie Rodgers)                                                                                                                    School Kids CD-1549,                        RCCD-3018
                                       THAT’S ALL RIGHT                                                                        (Version 1)                KDNT Transcription, Rollercoaster ROL-2006
                                       (Arthur Crudup)                                                                                   School Kids CD-1549,                        RCCD-3018
                                       L & M Commercial                                                                                                                  KDNT Transcription, Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       SLOWLY                                                                                                                                     KDNT Transcription, Rollercoaster ROLL-2006
                                       (Tommy Hill-Webb Pierce) (Cedarwood Pub. BMI)            School Kids CD-1549, Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       GOOD DEAL LUCILLE                                                                   KDNT Transcription, Rollercoaster ROLL-2006
                                       (Miller-Terry-Theriot) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)                        Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       Easter Tablecloth Commercial                                                                                          KDNT Transcription, Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       COCONUT GROVE                                                                        (Version 1)                KDNT Transcription,                         RCCD-3018
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                                       ROCK MY SOUL                      (Version 1)                                   KDNT Transcription,                         RCCD-3018
                                       ()                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    FIVE STRINGS HOEDOWN                                                       (Version 1)                KDNT Transcription, Rollercoaster ROLL-2006
                                       (Sid Ervin)                                                                                                                                   School Kids CD-1549, Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       Merchants Green Stamps Commercial                                                                         KDNT Transcription,                            RCCD-3018
                                       HARDROCK                                                                                                                             KDNT Transcription,                            RCCD-3018
                                       ()                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Budweiser Commercial                                                                  KDNT Transcription,                            RCCD-3018

NB(1): ROLLERCOASTER ROLL-2006 “SID KING & THE FIVE STRINGS ROCKIN’ ON THE RADIO” released United Kingdom December 1983.
NB(2): SCHOOL KIDS CD-1549 “SID KING & THE FIVE STRINGS ROCKIN’ ON THE RADIO” released 1996.
NB(3): ROLLERCOASTER RCCD-3018 “SID KING & THE FIVE STRINGS ROCKIN’ ON THE RADIO” released United Kingdom 2001.

FIVE STRINGS                                      Sid Ervin’s Home Studio                       Denton, Tx.:                                                                       1954
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Sid Ervin

                                       CRAZY LITTLE HEART                                                                (Uniss), Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       (Sid Erwin) (Ridgeway Music Co. Inc. (BMI) 

SID KING and The Five Strings           
                                      Radio Station KDNT, 235 West Hickory                       Denton, Tx.:                                                                       1954
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs);Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.:

                                       IF TEARS COULD CRY        (Version 4)                                   KDNT Transcription, Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       (Western Melody Makers) (Starrite-BMI)
                                       ROCK THE JOINT                                                                           (Version 3)                KDNT Transcription,                         RCCD-3018
                                       (Crafton-Keene-Bagby) (Andrea Music BMI)
                                       THIS OLE HOUSE                                                                                                                 KDNT Transcription,                         RCCD-3018
                                       (Stuart Hamblen)
                                       FIVE STRINGS HOEDOWN                                                       (Version 2)                KDNT Transcription,                         RCCD-3018
                                       (Sid Ervin)

THE FIVE STRINGS                 Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Avenue             Dallas, Tx.:                              Thursday 16th December 1954
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Jack Leroy Peterson (gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (hmny vcl-4/dms-2); Frederick “Freddie” Cantu (dms-3); Frank Kilgo (kettle dms-1).Producer: Donald Firth “Don” Law

CO-52958/                I LIKE IT                                       -1                                                     Columbia 21361, Columbia 4-21361, CBS CBS-83911
JB-251/                       (Ervin) (Ridgeway Music., Inc. BMI)                                                                               CBS LSP-13923, Bear Family BFX-15048
ZSP-34996                                                                                                                                                                       Jimbo JLP-1001, Bear Family BCD-15535
                                                                                                                                                                                              Big Tone BT-5711, Bear Family BCD-16725
                                                                                                                                                                                              Proper Properbox 103, Rev-Ola CR REV170
CO-52959/                CRAZY LITTLE HEART        -3                                                     Columbia 21403, Columbia 4-21403
JB-252/                       (Ervin) (Ridgeway Music., Inc. BMI)                                                                               CBS LSP-13923, Bear Family BFX-15048
ZSP-34997                                                                                                                                                                      Jimbo JLP-1001, Bear Family BCD-15535
CO-52960/                PUT SOMETHING IN THE POT BOY                                     -3                                  Columbia 21361, Columbia 4-21361
JB-253/                       (Ervin) (Ridgeway Music., Inc. BMI)                                                                               CBS LSP-13923, Bear Family BFX-15048
ZSP-34998                                                                                                                                                                       Jimbo JLP-1001, Bear Family BCD-15535
                                                                                                                                                                                              Proper Properbox 103, Rev-Ola CR REV170
CO-52961/                DRINKIN’ WINE SPOLI OLI                                                        -2-4                              Columbia 21403, Columbia 4-21403
JB-254/                       (White-Laird) (Ridgeway Music., Inc. BMI)                                                                  CBS LSP-13923, Bear Family BFX-15048
ZSP-34999                                                                                                                                                                       Jimbo JLP-1001, Bear Family BCD-15535
                                                                                                                                                                                              Proper Properbox 103
NB(1): COLUMBIA 21361/4-21361 released Tuesday 22nd February 1955.
NB(2): COLUMBIA 21361/4-21361 reviewed Billboard Reviews of New C&W Records Saturday 26th February 1955.
NB(3): COLUMBIA RECORDS Advert Billboard Saturday 5th March 1955-Columbia 21361/4-21361.
NB(4): COLUMBIA 21403/4-21403 released Tuesday 21st June 1955.
NB(5): COLUMBIA 21403/4-21403 reviewed Billboard Reviews of New C&W Records Saturday 2nd July 1955.
NB(6): CBS CBS-83911 “CBS ROCKABILLY, Vol.3.” released United Kingdom 1979.
NB(7): JIMBO JLP-1001 “18 ROCKABILLY CLASSICS 1955-7-SID KING & THE FIVE STRINGS” released Australia 1980.
NB(8): BIG TONE BT-5711 “CBS ROCKABILLY CLADSSICS, Vol.2.” released United Kingdom 1993.
NB(9): BEAR FAMILY BCD-16725 “THAT’LL FLAT GIT IT!, Vol.25. ROCKABILLY FROM THE VAULTS OF COLUMBIA RECORDS” released Germany 2005.
NB(10): REV-OLA CR REV170 “COUNTRY GOES ROCK ‘N’ ROLL, Vol.2. THE NEW BREED” released United Kingdom 2006. 

THE FIVE STRINGS           The Big “D” Jamboree, Radio Station KRLD
                                             Dallas Sportatorium, 1000 S. Industrial Blvd        Dallas, Tx.:                                Saturday 19th February 1955
                                                                                                                                                                                              9:00PM.-9:30PM.
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Ed McLemore
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.: Johnny Hicks

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                                       Unknown Title                                                                                    KRLD Transcription
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THE FIVE STRINGS           The Big “D” Jamboree, Radio Station KRLD
                                            Dallas Sportatorium, 1000 S. Industrial Blvd        Dallas, Tx.:                                Saturday 19th February 1955
                                                                                                                               10:45PM.-11:00PM.
                                                                                                                               Producer: Ed McLemore
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.: Jim Boyd

                                       I LIKE IT                                                                                                KRLD Transcription
                                       (Ervin) (Ridgeway Music., Inc. BMI)                                                                               Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription
                                       PUT SOMETHING IN THE POT BOY                                                                           KRLD Transcription
                                       (Ervin) (Ridgeway Music., Inc. BMI)                                                                               Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription
                                       Unknown Title                                                                                    KRLD Transcription
                                       ()                                                                                                                                                     Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription 
                                       Unknown Title                                                                                    KRLD Transcription
                                       ()                                                                                                                                                     Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription

NB: 15 minutes with The FIVE STRINGS.
                                                                                               
SID KING and The Five Strings           
                                      Radio Station KDNT, 235 West Hickory                       Denton, Tx.:                                                                       1955
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.:

                                       ROCK MY SOUL                      (Version 2)                                   KDNT Transcription, Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       ()
                                       ROCK THE JOINT                                                                           (Version 4)                KDNT Transcription,                         RCCD-3018
                                       (Crafton-Keene-Bagby)(Andrea Music BMI)
                                       COCONUT GROVE                                                                        (Version 2)                KDNT Transcription,                         RCCD-3018
                                       ()
                                       THERE’S A BIG ROCK IN THE ROAD                                                                         KRNT Transcription,                         RCCD-3018
                                       ()

SID KING and The Five Strings            Radio Station KTAE                              Taylor, Tx.:                                                                         1955
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.:

                                       FIVE STRINGS HOEDOWN                                                       (Version 3)                KTAE Transcription, Rollercoaster ROLL-2006
                                       (Sid Ervin)                                                                                                                                   School Kids CD-1549, Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       ROCK THE JOINT                                                                           (Version 5)                KTAE Transcription,                            RCCD-3018
                                       (Crafton-Keene-Bagby) (Andrea Music BMI)
                                       THAT’S ALL RIGHT                                                                        (Version 2)                KTAE Transcription, Rollercoaster ROLL-2006
                                       (Arthur Crudup)                                                                                   School Days CD-1549,                       RCCD-3018
                                       RADIO STATION KTAE Announcement                                                                      KTAE Transcription,                           RCCD-3018
                                       RC Cola Commercial                                                                                                            KTAE Transcription,                           RCCD-3018
                                       BUT I DON’T CARE                                                                                                              KTAE Transcription,                           RCCD-3018
                                       (Dave White)
                                       ROCK MY SOUL                      (Version 3)                                   KTAE Transcription, Rollercoaster ROLL-2006
                                       ()                                                                                                                                                     School Kids CD-1549,                        RCCD-3018
                                       MAYBELLINE                                                                                                                           KTAE Transcription, Rollercoaster ROLL-2006
                                       (Berry) (Arc BMI)                                                                               School Kids CD-1549, Buffalo Bop BbCD-55093                        
                                                                                                                                                                                              Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       WILDWOOD FLOWER                                                                  KTAE Transcription, Rollercoaster ROLL-2006
                                       ()                                                                                                                                                     School Kids CD-1549, Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       IF TEARS COULD CRY        (Version 5)                                   KTAE Transcription,                            RCCD-3018
                                       (Western Melody Makers) (Starrite-BMI)                                                                     
                                       Radio Station KTAE ID                                                                   KTAE Transcription,                            RCCD-3018
                                       FIVE STRINGS HOEDOWN                                                       (Version 4)                KTAE Transcription,                            RCCD-3018
                                       (Sid Ervin)                                   
                                       THERE SHE GOES                                                                                                               KTAE Transcription, Rollercoaster ROLL-2006
                                       (Haddock-Miller-W.S.Stevenson) (4 Star Sales BMI)        School Kids CD-1549,                         RCCD-3018
                                       WHO PUT THE TURTLE IN MYRTLE’S
                                       GIRDLE                                        (Version 3)                                   KTAE Transcription, Rollercoaster ROLL-2006                                                                                                                                                      (B.Crawford-B.Harbert) (Starrite-BMI)                                                                           School Kids CD-1549,                         RCCD-3018
                                       MAKING BELIEVE                                                                                                                 KTAE Transcription, Rollercoaster ROLL-2006
                                       (Jimmy Work) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)                                                                           School Kids CD-1549,                         RCCD-3018
                                       FLIP FLOP AND FLY                                                                      KTAE Transcription, Rollercoaster ROLL-2006
                                       (Calhoun-Turner)                                                                               Rollercoaster ROLL-2008, School Kids CD-1549
                                                                                                                                                                                              Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       FIVE STRINGS HOEDOWN                                                       (Version 5)                KTAE Transcription,                             RCCD-3018
                                       (Sid Ervin)
                                       Buddy Durham Record                                                                   KTAE Transcription,                             RCCD-3018
                                       ()
                                       Faygo Root Beer Commercial                                                                                           KTAE Transcription,                             RCCD-3018

NB(1): ROLERCOASTER ROLL-2008 “ROLLER COASTER ROCKERS, Vo.1.” released United Kingdom 1985.
NB(2): BUFFALO BOP BbCD-55093 “ROCKIN’ CADILLAC” released Germany 2000.

SID KNG and The Five Strings             Sid Ervin’s Home Studio                       Denton, Tx.:                                                                       1955
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Sid Ervin

                                       MY BABY LOVES A BIG MAN                                                                                           (Uniss/Acetate), Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       ()

SID KING & THE FIVE STRINGS (The King Bros.)
                                      Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Avenue                          Dallas, Tx.:                                        Thursday 28th July 1955
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); James “Jimmy” Rollins (gtr); Paul Francis Buskirk (mand-1/gtr-2); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Cecil Lee Brower (fdl-3); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Bill Simmons (pno-4); Dave White (dms); William F. Bill Peck” Pecchi Sr. (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Don Law

CO-53735/                BUT I DON’T CARE                                                                        -3                                  Columbia 21449, Columbia 4-21449
JB-313?/                    (White) (Peer International Corp.BMI)                                                                            CBS LSP-13923, Bear Family BFX-15048
JZSP-36888                                                                                                                                                                     Jimbo JLP-1001, Bear Family BCD-15535
CO-53736/                MAMA, I WANT YOU                                                                      Columbia 21489, Columbia 4-21489
JB-314?/                    (Ervin) (Peer International Corp. BMI)                                                                            CBS LSP-13923, Bear Family BFX-15048
JZSP-36889                                                                                                                                                                     Jimbo JLP-1001, Bear Family BCD-15535
CO-53737/                PURR, KITTY, PURR            -4                                                     Columbia 21489, Columbia 4-21489
JB-315?                      (M. Robinson) (Peer International Corp. BMI)                       CBS CBS-83911, Bear Family BFX-15048
JZSP-36990                                                                                                                                                                     CBS LSP-13923, Jimbo JLP-1001
                                                                                                                                                                                              Bear Family BCD-15535, Big Tone BT-5711
                                                                                                                                                                                              Columbia/Legacy CK-62172, Ace CDCHD-785
                                                                                                                                                                                              Bear Family BCD-16722, Proper Properbox 103
                                                                                                                                                                                              El Toro ETCD-1010, Sleazy SR46
CO-53738/                SAG, DRAG AND FALL                                                                 Columbia 21449, Columbia 4-21449
JB-316?/                    (Massey-Gilliland) (Peer International Corp. BMI)               CBS CBS-82993, Bear Family BFX-15048
JZSP-36991                                                                                                                                                                     CBS LSP-13923, Jimbo JLP-1001, Epic EG-37621
                                                                                                                                                                                              Epic EPC-22116, Big Tone BT-5711
                                                                                                                                                                                              CBS Special Products A-37621, Lucky CDLR-807
                                                                                                                                                                                              Vladimir Twist VTR-6907, Columbia/Legacy CK-62172
                                                                                                                                                                                              Bear Family BCD-16722, Mustang MUST-10, Fed CD-04
                                                                                                                                                                                              Pan American CD-56009, Proper Properbox 103
                                                                                                                                                                                              El Toro ETCD-1010, Fantastic Voyage FVDD142
                                                                                                                                                                                              Sleazy SR46
NB(1): COLUMBIA RECORDS Advert Billboard Saturday 24th September 1955-COLUMBIA 21449/4-21449.
NB(2): COLUMBIA 21449/4-21449 released Tuesday 27th September 1955.
NB(3): COLUMBIA 21449/4-21449 reviewed Billboard Reviews of New C&W Records Saturday 1st October 1955.
NB(4): COLUMBIA 21489/4-21489 released Tuesday 24th January 1956.
NB(5): COLUMBIA 21489/4-21489 reviewed Billboard Reviews of New C&W Records Saturday 28th January 1956.
NB(6): CBS CBS-82993 “CBS ROCKABILLY CLASSICS, Vol.2.” released United Kingdom 1978.
NB(7): EPIC EG-37621 “ROCKABILLY STARS, Vol.2.” released 1981.
NB(8): CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS A-37621 “ROCKABILLY STARS, Vol.2.” released 1992.
NB(9): LUCKY CDLR-ROCKABILLY GOLD, Vo.7.” released United Kingdom 1996.
NB(10): VLADIMIR TWIST VTR-6907 “LIKE NOTHING YOUR EARS HAVE EVER HEARD, Vol.7.” released
NB(11): COLUMBIA/LEGACY CK-62172 “AIN’T I’M A DOG:25 MORE ROCKABILLY RAVE-UPS” released 2000.  
NB(12): ACE CDCHD-785 “COLUMBIA ROCKABILLY, Vol.1.” released United Kingdom 2001.
NB(13): BEAR FAMILY BCD-16722 “THAT’LL FLAT GIT IT”, Vol.22. ROCKABILY FROM THE VAULTS OF COLUMBIA RECORDS” released Germany 2005.
NB(14): EL TORO ETCD-1010 “REAL COOL CATS:TEXAS ROCKABILLY 1955” released Spain 2007.
NB(15): FED CD-04 “THE FED STORY, Vol.4.” released Norway
NB(16): MUSTANG MUST-10 “GOTTA ROCK A LITTLE MORE” released
NB(17): PAN AMERICAN CD-56009 “HEY MAMA” released Switzerland
NB(18): PRESTO CD-6 “BIG BAD ROCKABILLY BOPPERS, Vol.7.” released
NB(19): FANTASTIC VOYAGE FVDD142 “TEXAS TORNADOS:ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FROM THE LONE STAR STATE” released United Kingdom 2012.
NB(20): SLEAZY SR46 released 2012.                                     

SID KING and The Five Strings           
                                      Radio Station KDNT, 235 West Hickory                       Denton, Tx.:                                                                       1955          
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld vcl); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.:

                                       BUT I DON’T CARE                                                                                                              KDNT Transcription, Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       (White) (Peer International Corp. BMI)
                                       FIVE STRINGS HOEDOWN                                                       (Version 6)                KDNT Transcription,                         RCCD-3018
                                       (Sid Ervin)          

SID KING and BILLY KING                   Sid Ervin’s Home Studio                       Denton, Tx.:                                                                       1955
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Sid Ervin

                                       CRAZY LITTLE HEART        (Version 2)                                   (Uniss/Acetate), Rollercoaster RCCD-3018                                                                                                                    
                                       (Ervin) (Ridgeway Music., Inc. BMI)
                                       I LOVE YOU AND I ALWAYS WILL                                                                                 (Uniss/Acetate),                         RCCD-3018
                                       (Ervin)
                                       I’VE GOT THESE TEARS (TO REMIND ME OF YOU)    (Uniss/Acetate),                         RCCD-3018
                                       (Ervin)
                                       WHY YOU MAKE ME CRY                                                           (Uniss/Acetate),                         RCCD-3018
                                       (Ervin)
                                       ANOTHER LOVE                     (Version 1)                                   (Uniss/Acetate),                         RCCD-3018
                                       (Ervin)                        

SID KING and BILLY KING                    Sid Ervin’s Home Studio                       Denton, Tx.:                                                                       1955
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Sid Ervin

                                       LOVEY DOVEY                                                                                  (Uniss/Acetate), Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       (Curtis-Ertegun)
                                       LITTLE MAMA                                                                                   (Uniss/Acetate),                         RCCD-3018
                                       (Carroll-Ertegun-Taylor-Wexler)
                                       SHAKE, RATTLE AND ROLL                                                                                            (Uniss/Acetate),                         RCCD-3018
                                       (Calhoun)
                                       ANOTHER LOVE                     (Version 2)                                   (Uniss/Acetate),                         RCCD-3018
                                       (Ervin)

SID KING & JOHNNY MATHIS
                          Radio Station KWKH Studio, 327 Texas Street                        Shreveport, La.:                                                                 1955                 Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); John Wesley “Johnny” Mathis Sr. (vcl-1/hmny vcl-2/rhy gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Buddy Brady (fdl-3); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).  Engineer: Robert “Bob” Sullivan   

                                       THAT’S HOW I WANT IT TO BE                                               -1-2-3                          (Demo/Uniss)
                                       (Jim Beck-Sid King-Dave White)
                                       HOW EASY WAS IT DEAR TO LET ME FALL-1-2             (Demo/Uniss)
                                       (Dave White)
                                       I’M GONNA GET ME ANOTHER LOVE                                  -1-2(Version 3)(Demo/Uniss)
                                       (Sid Ervin)                                   

NB: “I’M GONNA GET ME ANOTHER LOVE” is the alternate title of “ANOTHER LOVE”.

SID KING                                               Sid Ervin’s Home Studio                       Denton, Tx.:                                                                       1955
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr).                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Sid Ervin

                                       ANOTHER LOVE                     (Version 4)                                   (Uniss/Acetate)
                                       (Ervin)

THE FIVE STRINGS                
                          Austin Sports Center, 501 Barton Springs Road                      Austin, Tx.:                          Wednesday 23rd November 1955          
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.:

                                       Unknown Title
                                       ()
                                       Unknown Title
                                       ()
                                       Unknown Title
                                       ()
                                       Unknown Title
                                       ()
                                       Unknown Title
                                       ()
                                       Unknown Title
                                       ()

NB: Also appearing were The MADDOX BROS. & ROSE plus ROSIE & RETTA.                                                                                                 

SID KING & THE FIVE STRINGS “The King Brothers”
                                      Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Avenue                          Dallas, Tx.:                                   Tuesday 31st January 1956          
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Bill Simmons (pno); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Don Law

CO-55560/                BLUE SUEDE SHOES                                                                    Columbia 21505, Columbia 4-21505
JB-       /                       (Carl Perkins) (Hi-Lo Music BMI)                                                                                      CBS LSP-13923, Bear Family BFX-15048
JZSP-37918                                                                                                                                                                     Jimbo JLP-1001, Bear Family BCD-15535
CO-55561/                LET’ER ROLL                                                                                     Columbia 21505, Columbia 4-21505
JB-       /                       (Dave White) (Peer Int’l Corp. BMI)                                                                                 CBS CBS-82401, Bear Family BFX-15048
JZSP-37919                                                                                                                                                                     CBS LSP-13923, Jimbo JLP-1001, Epic EG-37984
                                                                                                                                                                                              Epic EPC-22100, Bear Family BCD-15535
                                                                                                                                                                                              Big Tone BT-5710, Columbia Special Products A-37984
                                                                                                                                                                                              Lucky CDLR-811, Bear Family BCD-16722
                                                                                                                                                                                              El Toro ETCD-1024

NB(1): COLUMBIA 21505/4-21505 released Tuesday 6th March 1956.
NB(2): COLUMBIA 21505/4-21505 reviewed Billboard Reviews of New C&W Records Saturday 10th March 1956.
NB(3): HI-LO MUSIC Inc. Advert Billboard Saturday 5th May 1956-“BLUE SUEDE SHOES”.
NB(4): CBS CBS-82401 “CBS ROCKABILLY CLASSICS” released United Kingdom 1977.
NB(5): EPIC EG-37984 “ROCKABILLY STARS, Vol.3.” released 1982.
NB(6): EPIC EPC-22100 “ROCKABILLY STARS, Vo.3.” released United Kingdom 1982.
NB(7): BIG TONE BT-5710 ”CBS ROCKABILLY CLASSICS, Vol.1.” released United Kingdom 1993.
NB(8): COLUMBIA SPECIAL PRODUCTS A-37984 “ROCKABILLY STARS, Vol.3.” released 1995.
NB(9): LUCKY CDLR-811 “ROCKABILLY GOLD, Vol.11.” released United Kingdom 1997.
NB(10): EL TORO ETCD-1024 “ROLLIN’ THE ROCK: TEXAS ROCKABILLY, Vol.2.” released Spain 2008.                                                     

SID KING and THE FIVE STRINGS (The King Brothers)
                                      Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Avenue                          Dallas, Tx.:                                         Monday 5th March 1956
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Dave White (rhy gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Clinton Scott (sax); Bill Pecchi (dms)>                                                                                                                                                                  Producer: Don Law

CO-55805/                BOOGER RED                                                                                   Columbia 40680, Columbia 4-40680, Phillips PB-589
JB-351/                       (J. Hicks) (Fairway Mus. Corp. BMI)                                                                              CBS LSP-13923, Bear Family BFX-15048
JZSP-38096                                                                                                                                                                     Jimbo JLP-1001, Bear Family BCD-15535
                                                                                                                                                                                              Bear Family BCD-16725, True Blue Rockabilly TBR-002
                                                                                                                                                                                              El Toro ETCD-1024                                                                                                              
CO-55806/                OOBIE DOOBIE                                                                                Columbia 40680, Columbia 4-40680, Phillips PB-589
JB-352/                       (W. Moore) (Peer Int’l Corp. BMI)                                                                                     CBS LSP-13923, Bear Family BFX-15048
JZSP-38097                                                                                                                                                                     Jimbo JLP-1001, Wendi LP-000003
                                                                                                                                                                                              Bear Family BCD-16725

NB(1): COLUMBIA 40680/4-40680 released Tuesday 1st May 1956.
NB(2): COLUMBIA 40680/4-40680 reviewed Billboard Reviews of New C&W Records Saturday 5th May 1956.
NB(3): PHILLIPS PB-589 released United Kingdom May 1956.  
NB(3): WENDI LP-000003 “LET’S GO ROCK-A-BILLY” released Australia 1980.
NB(4): TRUE BLUE ROCKABILLY TBR-002 ”TRUE BLUE ROCKABILLY, Vol.2. released

SID KING and THE FIVE STRINGS
                                      Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Avenue                          Dallas, Tx.:                                                             March 1956
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Cecil Brower (fdl); Buddy Brady (fdl-1); Kenny Massey (stg bs).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer:

                                       HOW EASY WAS IT DEAR TO LET ME
                                       FALL                                                                                                       -1(Version 2)            Columbia (Uniss)
                                       (Dave White)                                                                                                                            
                                       WHEN MY BABY LEFT ME                                                          Columbia (Uniss)
                                       (Sid King-Billy King) (Golden West Melodies Inc. BMI)
                                       GOOD ROCKIN’ BABY                                                                  Columbia (Uniss)
                                       (Sid King) (Golden West Melodies Inc. BMI)
                                       IT’S TRUE I’M BLUE                                                                                                             Columbia (Uniss)
                                       (S.King) (Golden West Melodies Inc. BMI)                            

SID KING and THE FIVE STRINGS
                                      Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Avenue                          Dallas, Tx.:                                                                         1956
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Cecil Brower (fdl-1); Buddy Brady (fdl); Kenny Massey (stg bs).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: 

                                       HOW EASY WAS IT DEAR TO LET ME
                                       FALL                                                                                                       -1(Version 3) Columbia (Uniss), Bear Family BCD-15535
                                       (Dave White)                                                                                                                             Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       WHEN MY BABY LEFT ME (Version 2)                                   Columbia (Uniss),                      BCD-15535
                                       (Sid King-Billy King) (Golden West Melodies Inc. BMI)      Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       GOOD ROCKIN’ BABY          (Version 2)                                   Columbia (Uniss),                      BCD-15535
                                       (Sid King) (Golden West Melodies Inc. BMI)                          Rollercoaster RCCD-3018

THE FIVE STRINGS          The Big “D” Jamboree, Radio Station KRLD
                                             Dallas Sportatorium, 1000 S. Industrial Blvd        Dallas, Tx.:                                        Saturday 14th April 1956
                                                                                                                               8:00PM.-8:30.PM.-Sponsor Bristol-Myers
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Ed McLemore
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.: Johnny Hicks

                                       Introduction                                                                                         KRLD Transcription
                                                                                                                                                                                              Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription
                                                                                                                                                                                              Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       BOOGER RED                                                                                   KRLD Transcription
                                       (J. Hicks) (Fairway Mus. Corp. BMI)                                                                              Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription                                          
                                                                                                                                                                                              Rollercoaster RCCD-3018, Rollercoaster RCCD-3042
                                                                                                                                                                                              Dragon Street DCD-70100

NB(1): ROLLERCOASTER RCCD-3042 “THE BIG D JAMBOREE LIVE” released United Kingdom 1999.
NB(2): DRAGON STREET DCD-70100 “THE BIG D JAMBOREE LIVE” released 2000.

THE FIVE STRINGS           The Big “D” Jamboree, Radio Station KRLD
                                             Dallas Sportatorium, 1000 S. Industrial Blvd        Dallas, Tx.:                                        Saturday 14th April 1956
                                                                                                                               9:00.PM-9:30.PM.-Sponsor Bristol-Myers
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Ed McLemore
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.:

                                       OOBIE DOBIE                                                                                    KRLD Transcription
                                       (W. Moore) (Peer Int’l Corp. BMI)                                                                                     Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription
                                                                                                                                                                                              Rollercoaster RCCD-3018, Rollercoaster RCCD-3049

THE FIVE STRINGS           The Big “D” Jamboree, Radio Station KRLD
                                             Dallas Sportatorium, 1000 S. Industrial Blvd        Dallas, Tx.:                                        Saturday 14th April 1956
                                                                                                                               10:35.PM-11:00.PM.
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenney Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                               Producer: Ed McLemore
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.: Johnny Harper

                                       YOU’RE ALWAYS BREAKING HEARTS                                                                     KRLD Transcription
                                       (Sid Ervin) (Starrite-BMI)                                                                Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription
                                                                                                                                                                                              Dragon Street DCD-70102, Rollercoaster RCCD-3049

NB(1): DRAGON STREET DCD-70102 “THE GUYS OF THE BIG D JAMBOREE” released 2002.
NB(2): ROLLERCOASTER RCCD-3049 “THE GUYS & GIRLS OF THE BIG D JAMBOREE” released United Kingdom 2002.

THE FIVE STRINGS           The Big “D” Jamboree, Radio Station KRLD
                                             Dallas Sportatorium, 1000 S. Industrial Blvd        Dallas, Tx.:                                         Saturday 2nd June 1956
                                                                                                                                                                                              8:00.PM-8:30.PM
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Ed McLemore
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.: Johnny Hicks

                                       COMEDY ROUTINE                                                                                                             KRLD Transcription
                                                                                                                                                                                              Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription

THE FIVE STRINGS           The Big “D” Jamboree, Radio Station KRLD
                                             Dallas Sportatorium, 1000 S. Industrial Blvd        Dallas, Tx.:                                         Saturday 2nd June 1956
                                                                                                                               9:00.PM-9:30.PM.-Sponsor Bristol-Myers
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Bily (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Ed McLemore
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.:Hank Locklin

                                       Unknown Title                                                                                    KRLD Transcription
                                       ()                                                                                                                                                     Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription

THE FIVE STRINGS           The Big “D” Jamboree, Radio Station KRLD
                                             Dallas Sportatorium, 1000 S. Industrial Blvd        Dallas, Tx.:                                         Saturday 2nd June 1956
                                                                                                                               10:35.PM-11:00.PM
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Ed McLemore
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.: Johnny Harper

                                       Unknown Title                                                                                    KRLD Transcription
                                       ()                                                                                                                                                     Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription

THE FIVE STRINGS           The Big “D” Jamboree, Radio Station KRLD
                                             Dallas Sportatorium, 1000 S. Industrial Blvd        Dallas, Tx.:                                    Saturday 18th August 1956                
                                                                                                                                                                                              8:00.PM-8:30.PM.
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Ed McLemore
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.: Johnny Hicks

                                       Unknown Title                                                                                    KRLD Transcription
                                       ()                                                                                                                                                     Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription

THE FIVE STRINGS           The Big “D” Jamboree, Radio Station KRLD
                                             Dallas Sportatorium, 1000 S. Industrial Blvd        Dallas, Tx.:                                    Saturday 18th August 1956                
                                                                                                                                                                                              9:00.PM-9:30.PM-Sponsor Bristol-Myers
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Ed McLemore
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.: Johnny Hicks

                                       WHEN MY BABY LEFT ME (Version 3)                                   KRLD Transcription
                                       (Sid King-Billy King) (Golden West Melodies Inc. BMI)      Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription



THE FIVE STRINGS           The Big “D” Jamboree, Radio Station KRLD
                                             Dallas Sportatorium, 1000 S. Industrial Blvd        Dallas, Tx.:                                    Saturday 18th August 1956  
                                                                                                                                                                                              10:35.PM-11:00.PM.
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Ed McLemore
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.: Johnny Harper

                                       Unknown Title                                                                                    KRLD Transcription
                                       ()                                                                                                                                                     Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription

SID KING & THE FIVE STRINGS (The King Bros.)-1
SID KING & THE FIVE STRINGS (The King Brothers)-2
                                      Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd                  Los Angeles, Ca.:                     Wednesday 22nd August 1956
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); James Pruitt (pno); Louis Butterman (stg bs); Marion Adams (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Don Law

RHCO-33928/         WHEN MY BABY LEFT ME (Version 4)                                   Columbia 40833-c, Columbia 4-40833-c
JRZSP-33928          (S.King-B.King) (Golden West Melodies Inc. BMI)              CBS CBS-82401, Bear Family BFX-15048
                                                                                                                                                                                              CBS LSP-13923, Jimbo JLP-1001
                                                                                                                                                                                              Bear Family BCD-15535, Big Tone BT-5710
                                                                                                                                                                                              Lucky CDLR-812, Mustang MUST-2
                                                                                                                                                                                              Smith & Co. SCCD-1125, El Toro ETCD-1024
RHCO-33940/         GOOD ROCKIN’ BABY          (Version 3)                                   Columbia 21564, Columbia 4-21564, CBS CBS-82993
JRZSP-33940          (S.King) (Golden West Melodies Inc. BMI)                                                                   CBS LSP-13923, Bear Family BFX-15048
                                                                                                                                                                                              Jimbo JLP-1001, Big Tone BT-5710
                                                                                                                                                                                               Columbia/Legacy CK-6273, Ace CDCHD-786
                                                                                                                                                                                              Bear Family BCD-16725, Proper Properbox 122
                                                                                                                                                                                              Pan American CD-56012, Smith & Co. SCCD-1145
                                                                                                                                                                                              El Toro ETCD-1145
RHCO-33941/         GONNA SHAKE THIS SHACK TONIGHT                                                                   Columbia 21564, Columbia 4-21564
JRZSP-33941          (S.King) (Golden West Melodies Inc. BMI)                                                                   CBS LSP-13923, Bear Family BFX-15048
                                                                                                                                                                                              Jimbo JLP-1001, Epic EG-37621, Epic EPC-22116
                                                                                                                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15535
                                                                                                                                                                                              Columbia Special Products A-37621
                                                                                                                                                                                              Bear Family BCD-16725, Proper Properbox 122
                                                                                                                                                                                              Smith & Co. SCCD-1170, El Toro ETCD-1024
RHCO-33942/         IT’S TRUE, I’M BLUE             (Version 2)                                   Columbia 40833-c, Columbia 4-40833-c
JRZSP-33942          (S.King) (Golden West Melodies Inc. BMI)                                                                   CBS LSP-13923, Bear Family BFX-15048
                                                                                                                                                                                              Jimbo JLP-1001, Bear Family BCD-15535
                                                                                                                                                                                              True Blue Rockabily TBR-001, El Toro ETCD-1024
                                                                                                                                                                                              Smith & Co. SCCD-1197

NB(1): COLUMBIA 21564/4-21564 released Tuesday 23rdOctober 1956.
NB(2): COLUMBIA 21564/4-21564 reviewed Billboard C& W Record Reviews Saturday 27th October 1956.
NB(3): COLUMBIA 40833-c/4-40833-c released Tuesday 5th February 1957.
NB(4): COLUMBIA 40833-c/4-40833-c reviewed Billboard C&W Record Reviews Saturday 9th February 1957.
NB(5): EPIC EPC-22116 “ROCKABILLY STARS, Vol.2.” released United Kingdom 1982.
NB(6): LUCKY CDLR-812 “ROCKABILLY GOLD, Vol.12.” released United Kingdom 1997.
NB(7): COUMBIA/LEGACY CK-62173 “WHISTLE BAIT!: 25 ROCKABILLY RAVE-UPS” released 2000.
NB(8): MUSTANG MUST-2 “GOIN’ DOWN THAT ROAD” released 2001.
NB(9): ACE CDCHD-786 “COLUMBIA ROCKABILLY, Vol.2.” released United Kingdom 2001.
NB(10): SMITH & Co. SCCD-1125 “GREAT ROCKABILLY: JUST ABOUT AS GOOD AS IT GETS! 1955-1956” released Holand 2007.
NB(11): PROPER PROPERBOX 122 “CLASSIC ROCKABILLY” released United Kingdom 2007.
NB(12): SMITH & Co. SCCD-1145 “GREAT ROCKABILLY: JUST ABOUT AS GOOD AS IT GETS! 1955-1957, Vol.2.” released Holland 2008.
NB(13): PAN AMERCICAN CD-56012 “ PRIMITIVE LOVE” released Switzerland
NB(14): SMITH & Co. SCCD-1170 “GREAT ROCKABILLY: JUST ABOUT AS GOOD AS IT GETS! 1954-1958, Vol.3.” released Holland 2010.
NB(15): TRUE BLUE ROCKABILLY TBR-001 “TRUE BLUE ROCKABILLY, Vol.1.” released
NB(16): SMITH & Co. SCCD-1197 “GREAT ROCKABILLY: JUST ABOUT AS GOOD AS IT GETS! 1952-1959, Vol.4.” released Holland 2012.  





SID KING                            Commercial Recorders Studio                                Dallas, Tx.:                                                      September 1956
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (hmny vcl-1/dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer:

                                       I’VE GOT THE BLUES                                                                    (Demo/Uniss)
                                       (Sid King) (Cedarwood Pub. Co. BMI)
                                       I’M GONNA GET ME ANOTHER LOVE                                  (Version 4)                (Demo/Uniss)
                                       (Sid King)        

THE FIVE STRINGS           The Big “D” Jamboree, Radio Station KRLD
                                             Dallas Sportatorium, 1000 S. Industrial Blvd        Dallas, Tx.:                             Saturday 29th September 1956          
                                                                                                                               8:00.PM-8:30.PM
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Ed McLemore
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.: Johnny Hicks

                                       Unknown Title                                                                                    KRLD Transcription
                                       ()                                                                                                                                                     Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription

THE FIVE STRINGS           The Big “D” Jamboree, Radio Station KRLD
                                             Dallas Sportatorium, 1000 S. Industrial Blvd        Dallas, Tx.:                             Saturday 29th September 1956
                                                                                                                                                                                              10:00.PM-10:30.PM
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Dave White (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Ed McLemore
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.: Johnny Hicks

                                       Unknown Title                                                                                    KRLD Transcription
                                       ()                                                                                                                                                     Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription

THE FIVE STRINGS           The Big “D” Jamboree, Radio Station KRLD
                                             Dallas Sportatorium, 1000 S. Industrial Blvd        Dallas, Tx.:                                  Saturday 27th October 1956
                                                                                                                               8:30.PM.-9:15.PM
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Ed McLemore
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.: Johnny Hicks

                                       Unknown Title                                                                                    KRLD Transcription
                                       ()                                                                                                                                                     Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription
                                       Unknown Title                                                                                    KRLD Transcrription
                                       ()                                                                                                                                                     Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription

THE FIVE STRINGS           The Big “D” Jamboree, Radio Station KRLD
                                             Dallas Sportatorium, 1000 S. Industrial Blvd        Dallas, Tx.:                                     Saturday 30th March 1957                
                                                                                                                                                                                              8:30.PM-9:15.PM
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Ed McLemore
                                                                                                                                                                                              M.C.: Johnny Hicks

                                       Unknown Title                                                                                    KRLD Transcription
                                       ()                                                                                                                                                     Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription
                                       Unknown Title                                                                                    KRLD Transcription
                                       ()                                                                                                                                                     Armed Forces Radio Television Service Transcription

SID KING ANF THE FIVE STRINGS
                          Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. 7th Street                  Ft. Worth, Tx.:                      Wednesday 4th September 1957
Sid (vcl-1/ac gtr); Billy (ld gtr); David “Bucky” Meadows (pno); Kenny Massey (stg bs); Mel Robinson (tnr sax-2); Dave White (hmny vcl-3/h-claps-4/dms); Billy/Kenny/Dave (vcl chrs-5); exclude Sid (-6).        Producer: Don Law

CO-59837/                I’VE GOT THE BLUES           -1-2(Version 2)Columbia 41019, Columbia 4-41019
FW-100/                     (S.King) (Cedarwood Pub. Co. BMI)                                                                               CBS LSP-13923, Bear Family BFX-15048
JRZSP-42199                                                                                                                                                                 Jimbo JLP-1001, Bear Family BCD-15535
                                                                                                                                                                                              El Toro ETCD-1024
CO-59838/                WARMED OVER KISSES, LEFT OVER LOVE-1-2-3-5    Columbia (Uniss), Bear Family BFX-15048
FW-101/                     (Sid King)                                                                                                                                     CBS LSP-13923, Jimbo JLP-1001
JRZSP-42200                                                                                                                                                                 Bear Family BCD-15535                                                                                                     
CO-59839/                WHAT HAVE YA GOT TO LOSE                                                -1-4-5                          Columbia 41019, Columbia 4-41019
FW-102/                     (F.Wise-E.Thomas) (Charles N.Daniels, Inc. ASCAP)    CBS LSP-13923, Bear Family BFX-15048
JRZSP-42201                                                                                                                                                                 Jimbo JLP-1001, Bear Family BCD-15535
CO-59840/                TWENTY ONE                          -2-6(Inst)                                      Columbia (Uniss), Bear Family BFX-15048
FW-103/                     (Sid King)                                                                                                                                     CBS LSP-13923, Bear Family BCD-15535
NB(1): COLUMBIA 41019/4-41019 released Tuesday 8th October 1957.
NB(2): COLUMBIA 41019/4-41019 reviewed Billboard C&W Record Reviews Monday 21st October 1957.

SID KING                            Commercial Recorders Studio                                Dallas, Tx.:                                         Tuesday 13th May 1958
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (ld vcl); Mel Robinson (stl gtr); Kenny Massey (bck vcl-1/stg bs); Dave White (bck vcl-1/dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer:

MB-16299                  I CRIED                                        -1                                                     Dot (Uniss), Bear Family BCD-15535
                                       (Sid King)
MB-16300                  OH WHAT YOU DO TO ME                                                                                               Dot (Uniss),                       BCD-15535
                                       (Sid King)        

SID KING                            Commercial Recorders Studio                                Dallas, Tx.:                                                ca. November 1958
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Howard Reed (ld gtr); Mel Robinson (hmny vcl/stl gtr); Grady Owen (stg bs); Dave White (bck vcl/dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer:

MB-16297/                ONCE UPON A TIME                                                                     Dot 45-16293, Bear Family BCD-15535
AA-190/                      (S.King) (Cooga Music Corp. BMI)
Δ41251
MB-16298/                HELLO THERE ROCKIN’ CHAIR                                                                                          45-16293,                       BCD-15535
AA-191/                      (S.King) (Cooga Music Corp. BMI)
Δ41251X

NB(1): DOT 45-16293 released  Tuesday 7th November 1961.
NB(2): DOT 45-16293 reviewed Billboard Pop Saturday 6th January 1962.
NB(3): Labels have the legend Mfg. by Agoom Agooc Record Corp.

SID KING         Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. 7th Street                  Ft. Worth, Tx.:                                                          1961/1962
(vcl/ac gtr); Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producer:

                                       HOW ABOUT YOU                                                                                                                (Demo/Uniss), Rollercoaster RCCD-3018
                                       (Sid Ervin)
                                       GONNA LOVE YOU FOREVER                                                                                       (Demo/Uniss),                         RCCD-3018
                                       (Sid Ervin-Roger Stallcup) (Grayboy Pub. BMI)
                                       IT HURTS ME SO TO SEE LOVE GO                                                                            (Demo/Uniss),                         RCCD-3018
                                       (Sid Ervin-Roger Stallcup) (Grayboy Pub. BMI)
                                       JOHNNY LEE                                                                                                                           (Demo/Uniss),                         RCCD-3018
                                       ()
                                       CRY ALBERT                                                                                                                           (Demo/Uniss),                         RCCD-3018                                                                     
                                       (Sid Ervin)

SID KING         Sumet-Bernet Sound Studio, 7027 Twin Hills Avenue              Dallas, Tx.:                                Monday 17th December 1979
                          Sumet-Bernet Sound Studio, 7027 Twin Hills Avenue              Dallas, Tx.:                                     Tuesday 8th January 1980
                          Sumet-Bernet Sound Studio, 7027 Twin Hills Avenue              Dallas, Tx.:                                         Tuesday 27th May 1980
Sid (vcl/ac gtr); Billy (el gtr-1/ac gtr-2); Mel Robinson (bs vcl); Dave White (bs vcl); James “Jim” Colegrove (el gtr-3/ac gtr-4); Thomas “Tommy” Allsup (ld gtr-10/rhy gtr-11); William “Billy” Grammer Jr. (hca-9); Craig Simecheck (pno-5/org-6); Jeffrey “Jeff” Gutcheon (pno-7/org-8); David “Dave” Tanner (o/dub el pno-12); John “Johnny” Reno (sax); Marc Jaco (stg bs); Michael “Mike” Collier (dms); Jim Colegrove/Susan Colegrove/Jeff Gutcheon (bck vcls-130.                                                                                Producer: Jim Colegrove-14
                                                                                                                                                                                              Producers: Sid King & Billy King-15
  
SW-4612-A               BACK DOOR MAN                                                                           -10-11-12-15            Soundwaves SW-4612, Hot Rock HR-006
                                       (Sid King) (King’s Back Door Music BMI)                               
SW-4612-B               I’D RATHER HEAR WILLIE                                                         -10-11-12-15                                   SW-4612,                  HR-006
                                       (Sid King) (King’s Back Door Music BMI)
                                       HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS                   -14                                 Rockhouse RHLP-8701
                                       (Jacobs) (Arc BMI)
                                       ONE MORE TIME                                                                                             -14                                   RHLP-8701
                                       ()
                                       IF YOU REALLY WANT ME TO I’LL GO                                                  -14                                   RHLP-8701
                                       (Delbert McClinton)
                                       SHARE WHAT YOU GOT WITH ME                                                        -14                     RHLP-8701
                                      (Sid King) (King’s Back Door Music BMI)
                                      BACK DOOR MAN                                                                                            -14                                   RHLP-8701
                                      (Sid King) (King’s Back Door Music BMI)
                                      BOOGIE WOOGIE COUNTRY GIRL                                                        -14                                   RHLP-8701
                                      ()
                                      LET’S GET LOOSE                                                                                           -14                                   RHLP-8701
                                      (Jim Colegrove) (Gold Tooth Music BMI)
                                      DECOY BAKER                                         -14                                 Rockhouse RHLP-8701
                                      ()
                                      DON’T GET ABOVE YOUR RAISIN’                                                         -14                                   RHLP-8701
                                      (Flatt-Scruggs)
                                      IT HURTS ME SO (TO SEE LOVE GO)                                                    -14                                   RHLP-8701
                                      (Sid King-James Stallcup) (Grayboy Pub./King’s Back Door Music BMI)
                                      DRINKIN’ WINE SPOLI OLI                                                                         -14                      RHLP-8701
                                      (White-Laird) 

NB(1): SOUNDWAVES SW-4612 released Tuesday 5th August 1980.
NB(2): HOT ROCK HR-006 released United Kingdom  September 1980.
NB(3): ROCKHOUSE RHLP-8701 “LET’S GET LOOSE” released Holland 1987.


OTHER SONGS PENNED BY SID KING
“CALL ME ON THE PHONE”
“HOT BEER AND COLD WOMEN”
“THINK IT OVER”
“WHY YOU MAKE ME CRY”
“SACK DRESSES”
(Sonny James-Sid King) 


DISCOGRAPHY compiled by DICK GRANT, ADAM KOMOROWSKI, SID ERVIN, the late “COUNTRY” JOHNY MATHIS and AL TURNER with acknowledgements to Dave Dennard, John Beecher, Richard Weize, Colin Escott, Dave Penny, Pasi Koskela & Sven Bergman.

1980-2014.