Saturday, October 4, 2014

Billy Briggs / Sons Of the West



Billy Frank Briggs, Jr. *10-07-1919 Fort Worth, TX, +01-01-1984
3rd version
By Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Lillies Olsson, Tony Russell, Robert Platt, Bill Daniels, Thieu Van De Vorst, Steve Hathaway, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS



16 September 1938 Gunter Hotel, San Antonio, TX – Sons of the West (Freddy Dean [gt], Slick Robertson [banjo], Billy Briggs [steel], Jimmie Meek [vcl/bass], Pat Trotter [fiddle])
S01 64524-A THERE’S EVIL IN YOUR CHILDREN Decca 5641/TXR-2708
S02 64525-A VISIONS OF THE PAST 5657/TXR-2708
S03 64526-A MAMA INEZ 5618/TXR-2708
S04 64527-A AM I BLUE 5641/TXR-2708
S05 64528-A SPANISH CAVALIER 5618/TXR-2708
S06 64529-A OH MONAH 5608/TXR-2708
S07 64530-A I’LL ALWAYS BE IN LOVE WITH YOU 5629/TXR-2708
S08 64531-A MY GAL DON’T LOVE ME ANYMORE 5629/TXR-2708
S09 64532-A FOLLOWINHG YOU AROUND 5657/TXR-2708
S10 64533-A THINKING OF YOU 5608/TXR-2708
19 March 1941 WBAP Studio, Blackstone Hotel, Fort Worth, TX - Sons Of The West (Jess Williams [gt], Slick Robertson [banjo], Billy Briggs [steel], Jimmie Meek [vcl/bass], Pat Trotter [fiddle], Buck Buchanan [fiddle], Loren Mitchell [piano])
S11 DAL 1370-1 I LIVE IN MEMORY OF YOU OKeh 06328/TXR-2708
S12 DAL 1371-1 YOU’LL BE SORRY Conqueror 9861
S13 DAL 1372-1 OUR LAST GOODBYE OKeh 06196/TXR-2708
S14 DAL 1373-1 SALLY’S GOT A WOODEN LEG OKeh 06587/TXR-2708
S15 DAL 1374-1 MY PRAIRIE QUEEN OKeh 06587/TXR-2708
S16 DAL 1375-1 PANHANDLE SHUFFLE OKeh 06196/TXR-2708 KKCD 11 PROPERBOX 83
S17 DAL 1376-1 MAKE A WREATH FOR MARY OKeh 06328
S18 DAL 1377-1 I’LL FORGET I EVER LOVED YOU Conqueror 9861
PROPER PROPERBOX 83 STOMPING SINGERS/WESTERN SWINGERS (UK, 2004, 4 CD SET); KRAZY KAT KK CD 11 WANDERS SWING TEXAS DANCE HALL MUSIC (UK, 1994)
ca May 1947 Amarillo, TX - Billy Briggs and X.I.T. Boys (Billy Briggs [vcl/gt], Jess Williams [bass], Herschel Manson [drums],  J.R. Chatwell [fiddle], Loren Mitchell [piano], Freddy Beatty [tenor sax])
001 X.I.T. SONG Time 102 107/HBR 11 KK 24
002 AUTOGRAPH YOUR PHOTOGRAPH Time 102
003 COO-SEE-COO Time 103
004 GO TO SLEEP OUR BABY BOY Time 103
KRAZY KAT KK 24 DIGGING TEXAS SWING 1946-1966 (UK, 1998)
ca. 1947 Amarillo, TX - Billy Briggs
005 DOWN IN OLD NEW ORLEANS Time 107/HBR 11
ca. August 1949 Dalhart, TX - Billy Briggs (Billy Briggs [vcl/gt], Jess Williams [rh gt/bck vcl], Weldon Allard [bass], Pat Trotte [fiddle])
006 PRETTY BABY BOOGIE Time 108/KKCD 23 PROPERBOX 50
007 DARLING WALTZ Time 108
008 NEW PANHANDLE SHUFFLE JIVE Time 109
009 IF I CRY Time 109/ HBR 11
PROPER PROPERBOX 50 HILLBILLY BOOGIE (UK, 2002,4 CD SET); KRAZY KAT KK CD 23 LONE STAR STOMP TEXAS DANCE HALL MUSIC VOL.2 (UK, 1999)
1949/1950 Amarillo, TX - Billy Briggs
010 110B YODELING SONG Time 110/HBR 11
011 110A I’D RATHER BE ANYTHING THAT WHAT I AM Time 110/HBR 11
012 BIG LITTLE DARLIN'
013 I’M GONNA GET ME A BOTTLE HBR 11
014 I’M NOT GONNA LOCK THE DOOR
015 I’M TIRED OF GETTING CHANCES
016 NORTH POLE BOOGIE (2)  PROPERBOX 50
017 I LIKE CANDY
018 I’M HANGING MY TEARS OUT TO DRY
019 MIDNIHT IN OLD AMARILLO
020 THIRD TIME CHARM
021 YOU ALMOST KILLED MY SOUL Folke 102/HBR 11
022 PRETTY BABY BOOGIE
023 BLUEBONNET WALTZ Folke 102/HBR 11
ca. late 1950 Amarillo, TX - Billy Briggs
025 IF-247 THE WALTZ YOU DIDN'T SAVE FOR ME 45-8102
026 IF-248 WAITRESS BLUES 45-8102/HBR 11
027 IF-249 HANDKERCHIEF FULL OF TEARS 45-8123/HBR 11
028 IF-250 FRECKLE FACE SNAGGLE TOOTH GAL unissued
January 1951 Amarillo, TX - Billy Briggs [*overdub session: ca late 1959 details unknown]
029 IF 254 CHEW TOBACCO RAG 45-8104 /HBR 11 BT 5709 CDLR 814 DC 885962 UAG 30312 [overdubbed*:] X 8324
030 IF 255 IT’S A CRIME 45-8104
031 IF 256 MIDNIGHT DREAMS 45-8123/HBR 11
032 IF-257 ALSO SOMEONE ELSE 45-8128
BIG TONE BT 5709 IMPERIAL ROCKABILLIES VOL.2 (UK, 1993); LUCKY CDLR 814 ROCKABILLY GOLD VOL.14 (1997); DISKY DC 885962 RED HOT ROCKABILLY PART 3 (NED, 1999); UNITED ARTISTS  UAG 30312 IMPERIAL ROCKABILLIES VOL.3 (UK, 1980)
April 1951 Amarillo, TX - Billy Briggs
033 IF 264 FEMALE SHUFFLE 45-8107/HBR 11
034 IF 265 COYOTE SONG 45-8107/HBR 11
035 IF 266 AMARILLO ROSE 45-8110/HBR 11 PROPERBOX 83
036 IF 267 DIP SNUFF STOMP unissued/PROPERBOX 83
037 IF 268 FRECKLE FACE, SMAGGLE TOOTH GAL unissued
May 1951 Amarillo, TX - Billy Briggs
038 IF 273 DIP SNUFF STOMP 45-8110/HBR 11
September 1951 Amarillo, TX - Billy Briggs (+George Weldon Allard, Jess Williams) [*overdub session: ca late 1959 details unknown]
039 IF 281 CHEW TOBACCO RAG NO 2 45-8111 20846 /HBR 11 BT 5708 DC 885962 UAG 30312 [overdubbed*:] X 8324
040 IF 282/ZSP 7544 FRECKLE FACE - SNAGGLE TOOTH GAL 45-8115 4-20869/HBR 11
041 IF 283 THE SISSY SONG 45-8115 20869/HBR 11
042 IF 284/ZSP 7545 ALARM CLOCK BOOGIE 45-8111 Columbia 4-20846/HBR 11 PROPERBOX 50
masters IF 268, 281, 283, 284 purchased by Columbia July 1, 1951
October 1951 Amarillo, TX - Billy Briggs (+George Allard, Jesse Williams)
043 IF-308 HONKY TONK BABY 45-8143/HBR 11
044 IF-309 SWEET SWEETHEART 45-8143
045 IF 310 NORTH POLE BOOGIE 45-8131/HBR 11
046 IF-311 ON A COUNTRY ROAD 45-8131
caMarch 1952 Amarillo, TX - Billy Briggs (+George Weldon Allard, Jess Williams)
047 IF-356 FULL-BLOODED TEXAN 45-8184/HBR 11
048 IF-357 THE BATTERY TO MY HEART 45-8184 /HBR 11 JASMCD 3575
049 IF-358 THE GRANDEST THING ON EARTH 45- 8150
050 IF-359 TEXACO, NEW MEXICO JONES 45-8150/HBR 11
JASMINE JASMCD 3575 HILLBILLY HOT ROD AUTOMOBILE SONGS (UK, 2006)
September 1952 Amarillo, TX - Billy Briggs (+George Weldon Allard, Jess Williams)
051 IF 393 TELL YOUR MA AND PA 45-8166/HBR 11
052 IF 394 ON TOP OF PIKES PEAK X8239
053 IF 395 SEND ME SOME LOVE X8239
054 IF 396 COFFEE SIPPIN’ BLUES 45-8166/HBR 11
ca 1953 poss. Amarillo, TX - Billy Briggs
055 WHEN
056 I’LL BET YOU NEVER CARED
Discography is incomplete
ALBUMS
Texas Rose TXR-2708 Sons Of The West 1938-41
: Oh Monah; Thinking Of You; Mama Inez; Spanish Cavalier; I’ll Always Be In Love With You; My Gal Don’t Love Me;There’s Evil In Your Children; Am I Blue;Visions Of The Past; Followinhg You Around; Our Last Goodbye; Panhandle Shuffle; I Live In Memory Of You; Make A Wreath For Mary; Sally’s Got A Wooden Leg ; My Prairie Queen – 82 Sons Of The West
Hillbilly Researcher [UK] HBR # 11 Billy Briggs: Coffee Sippin' Blues; The Sissy Song; Mid-Nite Dreams; Yodeling Song; Honky Tonky Baby; Tell Your Ma And Pa; Texaco New Mexico Joe; Alarm Clock Boogie; Amarillo Rose; I'd Rather Be Anything Than What I Am; Chew Tobacco Rag; Waitress Blues; Coyote Song; You Almost Killed My Soul; The Battery To My Heart; Freckle Face - Snaggle Tooth Gal; I'm Gonna Get Me A Bottle; Hankerchief Full Of Tears; Down In Old New Orlean; Dip Snuff Stomp; X.I.T. Song; If I Cry; Chew Tobacco Rag #2; Female Shuffle; Pretty Baby Boogie; Full Blooded Texan; Bluebonnet Waltz; North Pole Boogie - 99
Cremo CRAR-7801 Panhandle Shuffle And Jive: Xit Song; Bluebonnet Waltz; Xit Songs; Autograph Your Photo; Go To Sleep My Baby Boy; Coo Se Coo; Darlin´ Waltz; Pretty Baby Boogie; Mardi Gras In New Orleans; Xit Song / Reprise; Panhandle Shuffle; I´D Rather Be Anything Than What I Am; Yodeling Song; The Waltz You Didn´t Save For Me; Waitress Blues; Handkerchief Full Of Tears; Chew Tobacco Rag; Chew Tobacco Rag #2; It´S A Crime; Midnight Dreams; Also Soeone Else; I Love To Kiss; The Old Fashioned Waltz; I´Ve Been Short-Changed; A Place In The Sunshine; Coyote Shuffle; Amarillo Rose - 01? (Limited Edition of 100 copies)Cremo CRAR-7802 Bodacious Backwater Boogie: Freckle-Face Snaggle-Tooth Gal; Dip Sniff Stomp; Big Little Darlin´; I´M Not Gonna Lock The Door; I´M Tired Of Taking Chances; Midnight In Amarillo; I´M Gonna Get Me A Bottle; The Sissy Song; Alarm Clock Boogie; Third-Time Charm; I´M Hanging My Tears Out To Dry; Also Someone Else; I Like Candy; Honky-Tonk Baby; Send Me Some Love Coffee-Sippin´ Blues; When; North Pole Boogie; North Pole Boogie (Remake); On A Country Road; Full Blooded Texan; The Battery To My Heart; The Grandest Thing On Earth; Texico New Mexico Joe; Tell Your Ma And Pa; On Top Of Pike´s Peak; Send Me Some Love; Coffee-Sippin´ Blues; When; I´ll Bet You Never Cared -  01? (Limited Edition of 100 copies)

BACM [UK] CD D 489 Chew Tobacco Rag: Waitress Blues; The Waltz You Didn't Save For Me; Handkerchief Full Of Tears; Chew Tobacco Rag; It's A Crime; Mid-Nite Dreams; Also Someone Else; Female Shuffle; Coyote Song; Amarillo Rose; Freckle Face - Snaggle Tooth Gal; Dip Snuff Stomp; Chew Tobacco Rag No.2; I'm Gonna Get Me A Bottle; The Sissy Song; Alarm Clock Boogie; Honky Tonk Baby;  Sweet Sweetheart; North Pole Boogie; On A Country Road; Full-Blooded Texan; The Battery To My Heart;  The Grandest Thing On Earth;  Texaco New Mexico Joe; Tell Your Ma And Pa; On Top Of Pikes Peak; Send Me Some Love; Coffee Sippin' Blues – 05-15

 


SINGLES


Decca (1938) Sons Of The West
5608 Oh Monah / Thinking Of You – 10-38
5618 Mama Inez / Spanish Cavalier – 11-38
5629 I’ll Always Be In Love With You / My Gal Don’t Love Me – 12-38
5641 There’s Evil In Your Children / Am I Blue – 01-39
5657 Visions Of The Past / Followinhg You Around – 02-39
Columbia (1941) Sons Of The West
OKeh/*Conqueror
06196 Our Last Goodbye Okeh / Panhandle Shuffle – 04-41
06328 I Live In Memory Of You / Make A Wreath For Mary – 08-41
*9861 You’ll Be Sorry Conqueror / I’ll Forget I Ever Loved You – 11-41
06587 Sally’s Got A Wooden Leg / My Prairie Queen – 01-42
Time (1947-)
102 X.I.T. Song / Autograph Your Photograph - 05-47 (rev. May 24)
103 Coo-See-Coo / Go To Sleep Our Little Baby - 05-47 (rev. June 7)
107 X.I.T. Song / Down In Old New Orleans
108 Pretty Baby Boogie / Darling Waltz - 48
109 New Panhandle Shuffle Jive / If I Cry
110 I'D Rather Be Anything Than What I Am / Yodeling Song
Folke
102 You Almost Killed My Soul / Bluebonnet Waltz - ca 50
Imperial
45-8102 Waitress Blues / Waltz You Didn’t Save For Me – 03-51
45-8104 Chew Tobacco Rag / It’s A Crime - 03-51 (rev. March 24)
45-8105 The Wild Side Of Life / When The Operated On Papa, They Opened Mama's Male - 51
45-8107 Female Shuffle / Layete Song – 07-51
45-8110 Amarillo Rose / Dip Snuff Stomp – 07-51
45-8111 Chew Tobacco Rag No.2 / Alarm Clock Boogie – 07-51
Columbia 20846 Chew Tobacco Rag No. 2 / Alarm Clock Boogie – 27-07-51 (reissue)
45-8115 Freckle Face - Snaggle Tooth Gal / The Sissy Song – 09-51 (rev. Sept. 24; reissued on Columbia 20869)
45-8123 Midnight Dreams / Handerkchief Full Of Tears – 09-51
45-8128 I’m Gonna Get Me A Bottle / Also Someone Else – 10-51
45-8131 North Pole Boogie / On A Country Road – 11-51
45-8143 Honky Tonky Baby / Sweet Sweetheart – 02-52
45-8150 Texaco, New Mexico Joe / The Grandest Thing On Earth – 04-52 (rev. May 3)
45-8166 Coffee Sippin‘ Blues / Tell Your Ma And Pa – 10-52
45-8184 Full Blooded Texan / Battery To My Heart – 03-53
X8239 On Top On Pikes Peak / Send Me Some Love – 04-54 (rev. May 8)
X8324 Chew Tobacco Rag / Chew Tobacco Rag #2 – 01-60
 

Stan Hitchcock



Stanley Edward Hitchock, *21-03-1936 Pleasant Hope MO
2nd version

By Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst with help of www.hitchcockcountry.com/
SESSIONS



1958 [home recording] Springfied, MO – The Waymakers/*Stan Hitchcock and The Waymakers
00000 GLORY GLORY CLEAR THE ROAD May Apple MA0406
00000 EVERYTHING’S GONNA BE ALRIGHT May Apple MA0406
00000 TELL IT AGAIN May Apple MA0406
00000 I’M FEELING FINE May Apple MA0406
00000 WHERE NO ONE STANDS ALONE May Apple MA0406
00001 WHERE NO ONE STANDS ALONE* May Apple MA0406
00002 I SAW A MAN* May Apple MA0406
00003 I WAS THERE WHEN IT HAPPENED* May Apple MA0406
00004 SORRY I NEVER KNEW YOU* May Apple MA0406
1960 KWTO Radio Station Studio, Springfield, MO - Stan Hitchcock and The Waymakers
001 WHERE NO ONE STANDS ALONE EP ?/ May Apple MA0406 [alt.] May Apple MA0406
002 I SAW A MAN EP?/ May Apple MA0406
003 I WAS THERE WHEN IT HAPPENED EP?/ May Apple MA0406 [alt.] May Apple MA0406
004 SORRY I NEVER KNEW YOU EP? / May Apple MA0406 [alt.] May Apple MA0406
1961 KWTO Radio Station Studio, Springfield, MO - Stan Hitchcock and The Waymakers/*The Waymakers
005 JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE Ranch ? May Apple MA0406
006 FAMILY BIBLE Ranch ? May Apple MA0406
007 LOST HIGHWAY Ranch ? May Apple MA0406
008 SORRY I NEVER KNEW YOU Ranch ? May Apple MA0406
009 SOMEONE TO CARE Ranch ? May Apple MA0406
010 AT THE ROLL CALL Ranch ? May Apple MA0406
000 SOMETHING WITHIN Ranch ? May Apple MA0406
000 SWING LOW Ranch ? May Apple MA0406
000 I KNOW IT WAS JESUS Ranch ? May Apple MA0406
000 THE PRAYER SONG Ranch ? May Apple MA0406
000 I CAN'T BEGIN TO TELL YOU Ranch ? May Apple MA0406
000 ONE OF THESE MORNINGS Ranch ? May Apple MA0406
1962 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock
011 I HAD HEAVEN IN MY HANDS Epic 5-9581
012 SOMEBODY HAD TO LOSE Epic 5-9581
according to Hitchock s official website session was recorded in November 1961
ca September 1963 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock
013 THIS TOWN 5-9634
014 SOMEONE TO BE LONESOME FOR 5-9634
ca May 1964 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock
015 LOOKIN' THROUGH A TEARDROP 5-9699/BN 26138 SHC 002
016 OLE BAD 5-9699/BN-26138 SHC 002
Mid September 1964 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Producer: Billy Sherrill)
017 CANDY APPLE RED 5-9733/BN-26138 SHC 002
018 LONELY WINE 5-9733/BN-26138 SHC 002
ca January 1965 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Producer: Billy Sherrill)
019 JUST CALL ME LONESOME BN-26138 SHC 002
020 ON MY KNEES BN-26138 SHC 002
021 BACK IN MY BABY'S ARMS 5-9802/ BN-26138 SHC 002
022 SO MANY REASONS BN-26138 SHC 002
023 LITTLE BY LITTLE BN-26138 SHC 002
024 LONELY WEEKENDS BN-26138 SHC 002
025 FADED LOVE BN-26138 SHC 002
026 THUMBING MY WAY BACK HOME 5-9802/ BN-26138 SHC 002
ca September 1965 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock
027 IMITATION OF A MAN 5-9854/BN 26408 SHC 002
028 SWISS MADE HEART 5-9854/BN 26408 SHC 002
ca April 1966 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Producer: Glenn Sutton)
029 HELLO WORLD 5-10022
030 HUSH A BYE 5-10022
031 HE TOOK MY PLACE 5-10081/BN 26408 SHC 002
032 TO TELL THE TRUTH 5-10081/BN 26408
ca April 1967 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Producer: Glenn Sutton)
033 SHE'S LOOKING GOOD 5-10182/BN 26408 SHC 002
034 HAVE I STAYED AWAY TOO LONG 5-10182/BN 26408 SHC 002
035 RINGS 5-10246/BN 26408 SHC 002
036 SUCH A LITTLE TEARDROP 5-10246/BN 26408 SHC 002
ca March 1968 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Producer: Glenn Sutton)
037 I'M EASY TO LOVE 5-10307/BN 26408 SHC 002
038 THE LAST WORD IN LONESOME IS ME BN 26408 SHC 002
039 DON'T DO LIKE I'VE DONE 5-10307/BN 26408
040 DON'T DO IT DARLIN' BN 26408 SHC 002
ca August 1968 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock
041 THE PHOENIX FLASH 5-10388
042 MY MEMORY 5-10388
043 SOMEDAY YOU'LL CRY MY NAME 5-10432/BN 26530
044 TEST OF TIME 5-20432/BN 26530
ca October 1968 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Stan Hitchcock [vcl] + unknown musicians + The Town/Country Singers, The Jordanaires [bck vcl]. Producer: Glenn Sutton)
045 SOFTLY AND TENDERLY Epic BN 26438 SHC 001
046 I CAN'T FIND IT HERE Epic BN 26438 SHC 001
047 WHERE NO ONE STANDS ALONE Epic BN 26438 SHC 001
048 ROOM AT THE CROSS Epic BN 26438 SHC 001
049 I WAS THERE WHEN IT HAPPENED Epic BN 26438 SHC 001
050 FEEL LIKE TRAVELING ON Epic BN 26438 SHC 001
051 IN THE GARDEN Epic BN 26438 SHC 001
052 SORRY I NEVER KNEW YOU Epic BN 26438 SHC 001
053 NIGHT WATCH Epic BN 26438 SHC 001
054 SO MANY REASONS Epic BN 26438 SHC 001
ca March 1969 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock
055 GOLDEN SLIPPER ROSE 5-10464
056 I DON'T KNOW WHEN THAT WILL BE 5-10464
057 HONEY I'M HOME 5-10525/BN 26530 SHC008
058 SLIP UP AND SHE'LL SLIP AWAY 5-10525/BN 26530
ca October 1969 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock
059 WOMAN IN MY LIFE BN 26530
060 SLIP UP AND SHE'LL SLIP AWAY 5-10525/ BN 26530 SHC008
061 CALL ME BACK 5-10586/BN 26530
062 THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE BN 26530
063 SHE EVEN WOKE ME UP TO SAY GOODBYE BN 26530
064 BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU BN 26530
065 YOU GAVE ME A MOUNTAIN BN 26530
066 BUT I WON'T CRY BN 26530
067 YOUR KIND OF MAN 5-10586/SHC 008
btw 1962/1969 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock
068 DO WHAT I SAY SHC 002
ca. May or June 1970 Mercury Custom Recording Studio, 1512 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Producer: Tommy Allsup)
069 GN-151 DIXIE BELLE GRT-23/GRT-200001
070 GN-152 I DID IT ALL FOR YOU GRT-23/GRT-200001
ca. September 1970 Mercury Custom Recording Studio, 1512 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Stan Hitchcock [vcl], Curly Chalker [steel], Charlie McCoy [harmonica], Larry Butler [piano] + more unknown musicians. Producer: Tommy Allsup)
071 FOR THE GOOD TIMES GRT-20001
072 SUNDAY MORNIN' COMING DOWN GRT-20001
073 WE CAN LOVE TOGETHER GRT-20001
074 RUINS OF A BROKEN HOME GRT-20001
075 WONDER COULD I LIVE THERE ANYMORE GRT-20001
076 LOVE DON'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE GRT-20001
077 CRYSTAL CHANDELIER GRT-20001 SHC008
078 GN-222 THE SHADOW OF YOUR SMILE GRT-39/GRT-20001
079 WALKING RUNNING STUMBLING GRT-20001
080 LET ME ROLL GRT-20001
ca. January 1971 Mercury Custom Recording Studio, 1512 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Producer: Tommy Allsup)
081 GN-314 AT LEAST PART OF THE WAY GRT-39/SHC008
1971 Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Producer: Tommy Allsup)
082 none THE LIGHT OF LOVE GRT unissued Caprice 728
083 none THE FIRST DAY GRT unissued Caprice 728
084 none WE LIVE A LOVE SONG Caprice 729
ca March 1972 Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Producer: Tommy Allsup)
085 C2PS-1528 DAILY SATISFIED Caprice CRI 1001 /SHC008
086 C2PS-1529 EYES OF A CHILD CRI 1001/SHC008
ca July 1972 Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Producer: Buzz Cason)
087 ONE MAN'S PLAYING CRI 1004
088 C2PS-1675 OLD HOTELS CRI 1004
ca October 1972 Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Producer: Bill Rice)
089 LOVE DON'T LIVE HERE Cinnamon C 750
090 I DID IT ALL FOR YOU Cinnamon C 750/CIN 5001 SHC003
ca February 1973 Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Curly Chalker [steel] + unknown musicians. Producer: Bill Rice)
091 LET ME ROLL C 754 ­//CIN 5001 SHC003
092 THE SHADOW OF YOUR SMILE C 754 /CIN 5001 SHC003
093 LONELY WINE C 759/CIN 5001 SHC003
094 THE SAME OLD WAY C 759/CIN 5001 SHC003
ca August 1973 Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Producer: Tommy Allsup)
095 HALF-EMPTY BED Cinnamon C 770/CIN 5001 SHC003
096 OKLAHOMA WIND 781/ CIN 5001 SHC003
097 FOR THE GOOD TIMES CIN 5001 SHC003
098 TALK TO A CARPENTER CIN 5001 SHC003
099 DIXIE BELLE CIN 5001 SHC003
100 NEVER YOU MIND CIN 5001 SHC003
101 WHEN LOVE WAS ITS BEST C 770
ca December 1973 Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Producer: Bill Rice)
102 I WILL GIVE YOU REST SHC008
103 I'M FREE C 782/SHC008
ca early 1978 Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock
104 SLOWLY TURNING TO LOVE MMI 1023
105 KISS AWAY MMI 1023
106 FALLIN' MMI 1024
107 ONLY ONE MMI 1024 257
ca. December 1978 The Music Mill, 1710 Roy Acuff Place, Nashville 3, TN - Sue Richards and Stan Hitchcock
108 FINDERS KEEPERS MMI-1028
1979 Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Producer: Bill Rice)
109 SHE SINGS AMAZING GRACE Ramblin' RP 1711/SHC008
110 YOU KNOW I DO MMI 257/SHC008
111 JANET Ramblin' RP 1711
112 OVER AND DONE WITH  SHC008
113 OZARK MOUNTAIN JUBILEE SHC008
114 DIXIE BOY SHC 008
16 December 1982 [live] The Harmony House, Nashville, TN – Stan Hitchcock (Stan Hitchcok [vcl], Jak Solomon [ac gt], Pete Wade [el gt], Bobbie Seymour [steel], Henry Strzelecki [bass], Rick Taylor [drums], Barry Walsh [piano], Melba Montgomery, Laverna Moore, Dennis Digby [bck vcl]. Producer: Ron Demmans)
11401 BACK IN MY BABY'S ARMS Audiograph Alive AA-6004
11402 SHE'S LOOKING GOOD Audiograph Alive AA-6004
11403 SAME OLD WAY Audiograph Alive AA-6004
11404 DIXIE BELLE Audiograph Alive AA-6004
11405 FIRST DAY YOU DON'T CROSS MY MIND Audiograph Alive AA-6004
11406 LOVE SONG Audiograph Alive AA-6004
11407 OVER AND DONE WITH Audiograph Alive AA-6004
11408 KISS AWAY Audiograph Alive AA-6004
11409 IF Audiograph Alive AA-6004
11410 I'VE NEVER BEEN ALONE Audiograph Alive AA-6004
ca 1984 unknown – Stan Hitchcock
115 AN AMERICAN TRILOGY Sapphire HM 2040
+ unknown tracks for double album HM 2040
Mid 2000’s [live] unknown – Stan Hitchcock
13401 NO ONE EVER CARED FOR ME LIKE JESUS SHC 001
13402 IN THE GARDEN SHC 001
13403 PRECIOUS MEMORIES SHC 001
13404 SUNNYSIDE MEDLY SHC 001
13405 PRECIOUS LORD TAKE MY HAND SHC 001
13406 JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE SHC 001
Mid 2000’s unknown - Stan Hitchcock, Ronnie Reno, Alisa Jones (Stan Hitchcock [vcl/gt], Ronnie Reno [vcl/gt/mandolin], Alisa Jones [hammered dulcimer])
135 SILENT NIGHT SHC 006
136 AWAY IN A MANGER SHC 006
137 JINGLE BELLS SHC 006
138 JOY TO THE WORLD SHC 006
139 OH LITTLE TOWN OF BETHLEHEM SHC 006
140 THE FIRST NOEL SHC 006
141 SILVER BELLS SHC 006
142 OH TANNENBAUM (OH CHRISTMAS TREE) SHC 006
143 GOD REST YE MERRY GENTLEMAN SHC 006
144 WE THREE KINGS SHC 006
145 WHITE CHRISTMAS SHC 006
146 BLUE CHRISTMAS SHC 006
147 COMING HOME SHC 006
148 IT CAME UPON A MIDNIGHT CLEAR SHC 006
149 RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER SHC 006
150 DECK THE HALLS SHC 006
151 OH COME ALL YE FAITHFUL SHC 006
152 SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN SHC 006
153 JOY TO THE WORLD (SLOW VERSION) SHC 006
154 SILENT NIGHT (REPRISE – DULCIMER ONLY) SHC 006



ALBUMS
Ranch 6352 The Good Samaritan Boys:
[Stan Hitchcock with the Waymakers:] Just a Closer Walk with Thee; Family Bible; Lost Highway; Sorry I Never Knew You; Someone to Care; At the Roll Call; [The Waymakers:] Something Within; Swing Low; I Know it Was Jesus; The Prayer Song; I Can't Begin to Tell You; One of These Mornings - 61
Epic LN-24138/BN-26138 Just Call Me Lonesome: Just Call Me Lonesome; Lonely Wine; On My Knees; Back In My Baby's Arms; Ole Bad; Candy Apple Red; So Many Reasons; Looking Through A Teardrop; Little By Little; Lonely Weekends; Faded Love; Thumbing My Way Back Home – 04-65
Epic BN-26408 I'm Easy To Love: I'm Easy To Love; Imitation Of A Man; Such A Little Teardrop; Rings;Swiss Made Heart; He Took My Place; She's Looking Good; Last Word In Lonesome Is Me; Don't Do Like I've Done; Don't Do It Darlin'; Have I Stayed Away Too Long – 09-68 (MX: XEM 137443/4)
Epic BN-26438 Softly And Tenderly: Softly And Tenderly; I Can't Find It Here; Where No One Stands Alone; Room At The Cross; I Was There When It Happened; Feel Like Traveling On; In The Garden; Sorry I Never Knew You; Night Watch; So Many Reasons – 01-69
Epic BN-26530 Honey, I'm Home: Someday You'll Call My Name; Woman In My Life; Test Of Time; Slip Up; Call Me Back; Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye; She Even Woke Me Up To Say Goodbye;But You Know I Love You;You Gave Me A Mountain; But I Won't Cry; Honey, I'm Home – 01-70
GRT GRT-20001 Dixie Belle: Dixie Belle; For The Good Times; Sunday Mornin' Coming Down; We Can Love Together; Ruins Of A Broken Home; Wonder Could I Live There Anymore; Love Don't Live Here Anymore; Crystal Chandelier; I Did It All For You; Shadow Of Your Smile; Walking Running Stumbling; Let Me Roll – 12-70
Cinnamon CIN-5001 Stan Hitchcock Country: Half Empty Bed; Oklahoma Wind; For The Good Times; Let Me Roll;Talk To A Carpenter; Same Old Way; Dixie Belle; Lonely Wine; I Did It All For You; The Shadow Of Your Smile; Never You Mind – 11-73 (reissued on Stan Hitchcock SHC003 SHC003 Country – Stan Hitchcock recordings from 1972-1976)
Audiograph Alive AA-6004 Music Row – Stan Hitchcock: Back In My Baby's Arms; She's Looking Good; Same Old Way; Dixie Belle; First Day You Don't Cross My Mind; Love Song; Over And Done With; Kiss Away; If; I've Never Been Alone - 02-83 (reissued as SHC004 Greatest Hits, live)
Sapphire HM 2040 Country Backroads: (tracks unknown) – 84
May Apple MA0406 Stan Hitchcock with the Waymakers: [ Stan Hitchcock with the Waymakers:]. Just a Closer Walk with Thee; Family Bible; Lost Highway; Sorry I Never Knew You; Someone to Care;At the Roll Call, [The Waymakers:] Something Within; Swing Low; I Know it Was Jesus; The Prayer Song; I Can't Begin to Tell You; One of These Mornings; [Stan Hitchcock with the Waymakers:] Where No One Stands Alone; I Saw a Man; I Was There When it Happened; Sorry I Never Knew You; [The Waymakers:] Glory Glory Clear the Road; Everything’s Gonna Be Alright; Tell It Again; I’m Feeling Fine; Where No One Stands Alone; [Stan Hitchcock with the Waymakers:] Where No One Stands Alone [alt.]; I Was There When it Happened [alt.]; Sorry I Never Knew You [alt.] – 0- (1958 – 1961 recordings)
Stan Hitchcock SHC001 Softly and Tenderly From The Old Country Church: Softly and Tenderly; Lead Me Home; Where No One Stands Alone; Room At The Cross; I Was There When It Happened; I Feel Like Traveling On; In The Garden; Sorry I Never Knew You; Night Watch; So Many Reasons; No One Ever Cared For Me Like Jesus; In The Garden; Precious Memories; Sunny side; Precious Lord Take My Hand; Closer Walk With Thee – 01-03-06 (reissue of BN 26438 + newly recorded live tracks)
Stan Hitchcock SHC002 The Early Years – Stan Hitchcock recordings from 1962-1972: Lonely Wine; On My Knees; Back In Baby’s Arms; Old Bad; Candy Apple Red; So Many Reasons; Call Me Lonesome; Looking Through A Teardrop; Little By Little; Lonely Weekends; Faded Love; Thumbing My Way Home; Easy To Love; Imitation Of A Man; Such A Little Teardrop; Rings; Swiss Made Heart; HeTook My Place; She’s Looking Good; The Last Word In Lonesome Is Me; Do What I Say; Don’t Do It Darlin’ ; Have I Stayed Away Too Long – 0-
Stan Hitchcock SHC006 Country Christmas: Silent Night; Away In A Manger; Jingle Bells; Joy To The World; Oh Little Town of Bethlehem; The First Noel; Silver Bells; Oh Tannenbaum (Oh Christmas Tree); God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman; We Three Kings; White Christmas; Blue Christmas; Coming Home; It Came Upon A Midnight Clear; Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer; Deck The Halls; Oh Come All Ye Faithful; Santa Claus Is Coming To Town; Joy To The World (slow version), Silent Night (Reprise – Dulcimer Only) – 0- Stan Hitchcock, Ronnie Reno, Alisa Jones
Hit Pro SHC008 Roads I’ve Traveled, Songs I’ve Sung:  Eyes Of A Child;  She Sings Amazing Grace;   Over And Done With;  Honey I'm Home; Slip-Up And She'll Slip Away;   I'm Free; Crystal Chandeliers;  Your Kind Of Man; Ozark Mountain Jubilee;  Dixie Boy;  Daily Satisfied;  You Know I Do;  At Least Part Of The Way;  I Will Give You Rest - 10

Unknown info (not in sessionography)
D.Winston DW-2024 My Ozark Mountain Valley Songs: (tracks unknown) – 7-




EPs
The Good Samaritan Boys Ranch no # Help a Homeless Boy: Where No One Stands Alone; I Saw a Man; I Was There When it Happened; Sorry I Never Knew You – 60 Stan Hitchcock with the Waymakers




SINGLES
Epic (1963-69)
5-9581 I Had Heaven In My Hands / Somebody Had To Lose - 03-63
5-9634 This Town / Someone To Be Lonesome For - 11-63 (rev. Nov. 16)
5-9699 Lookin' Through A Teardrop / Ole Bad - 06-64
5-9733 Candy Apple Red / Lonely Wine - 10-64
5-9802 Back In Baby's Arms / Thumbing My Way Back Home - 06-65
5-9854 Imitation Of A Man / Swiss Made Heart - 10-65
5-10022 Hush A Bye / Hello World - 05-66 (rev. June 4)
5-10081 He Took My Place / To Tell The Truth - 10-66 (rev. Oct. 22)
5-10182 She's Looking Good / Have I Stayed Away Too Long - 06-67 (rev. June 17)
5-10246 Rings / Such A Little Teardrop - 10-67 (rev. Oct. 28)
5-10307 I'm Easy To Love / Don't Do Like I've Done – 22-03-68
5-10388 The Phoenix Flash / My Memory - 09-68
5-10432 Someday You'll Cry My Name / Test Of Time – 27-12-68
5-10464 Golden Slipper Rose / I Don't Know When That Will Be - 04-69 (rev. Apr. 26)
5-10525 Honey, I'm Home / Slip Up And She'll Slip Away - 08-69
5-10586 Call 'Em Gone / Your Kind Of Man - 02-70 (rev. March 14)
GRT (1970)
GRT-23 Dixie Belle / I Did It All For You - 09-70 (rev. Sept. 5)
GRT-39 The Shadow Of Your Smile / At Least Part Of The Way - 02-71 (rev. Feb. 20)
Caprice (ca 1971-72)
728 The Light Of Love / The First Day - 09-71 (rev. Oct. 16)
729 We Live A Love Song / We Love A Love Song – 01-72  (rev. Jan. 29, prob. only promo mono/stereo version issued)
CRI 1001 Daily Satisfied / Eyes Of A Child - 72
CRI 1004 One Man's Playing / Old Hotels - 72
Cinnamon (1972-73)
C 750 Love Don't Live Here / I Did It All For You - 11-72
C 754 Let Me Roll / The Shadow Of Your Smile - 02-73 (rev. Feb. 24)
C 759 Lonely Wine / The Same Old Way - 06-73
C 770 Half-Empty Bed / When Love Was Its Best - 10-73 (rev. Oct. 20)
C 782 I'm Free / Oklahoma Wind - 02-74
Music Mill (1978)
MMI 1023 Slowly Turning To Love / Kiss Away - 78
MMI 1024 Fallin' / Only One - 05-78
MMI 1028 Finder Keepers Losers Weepers / ? - 01-79 w. Sue Richards (rev. Feb. 3)
257-A You Know I Do / Only One
Ramblin' (1981)
RP 1711 She Sings Amazing Grace / Janet - 03-81

Chuck Mead



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS  also member of BR5-49


2002 [sessions for Dressed in Black: A Tribute to Johnny Cash] unknown – Chuck Mead
001 THERE YOU GO Dualtone 01127-2
2009 Room And Board Studio, Nashville, TN – Chuck Mead (Chuck Mead [vcl/gt/congas], Kenny Vaughan [ld gt/12 str gt], Audley Freed [ld gt], Mike Henderson [Barritone gt/spooky Harp/mandolin], Pat Sivers [steel], Mark Miller [bass/bck vcl], Dave Roe [doghouse bass], Mark Horn [drums], Ray Kennedy [percussion/ mandolin], Jen Gunderman [Wurlitzer Electric Piano/ Hammond B-3 Organ/piano/ Vox Continental organ], Jon Tiven/ Jim Hoke [sax])
002 OUT ON THE NATCHEZ TRAIL Grassy Knoll 7930482-2  
003 GUN METAL GRAY Grassy Knoll 7930482-2  
004 SHE GOT THE RING (I GOT THE FINGER) Grassy Knoll 7930482-2  
005 ALBUQUERQUE Grassy Knoll 7930482-2  
006 UP ON EDGE HILL Grassy Knoll 7930482-2  
007 I WISH IT WAS FRIDAY Grassy Knoll 7930482-2 
008 LONG TIME AGO Grassy Knoll 7930482-2 
009 AFTER THE LAST WITNESS IS GONE Grassy Knoll 7930482-2  
010 IN A SONG Grassy Knoll 7930482-2 
011 OLD BROWN SHOE Grassy Knoll 7930482-2 
012 NO REQUESTS Grassy Knoll 7930482-2
2010 [sessions for Under The Rushes] unknown – Donna Beasley and Chuck Mead
013 MAKIN’LOVE  Strange Music
2011 The Quonset Hut, 34 Music Sq. East, Nashville, TN – Chuck Mead and His Grassy Knoll Boys [1], Carl Perkins [2], Bobby Bare [3], Old Crowe Medicine Show [4], Johnny Paycheck [5], Jamey Johnson [6], Charlie Rich [7] , Gene Vincent [8], Elizabeth Cook [9] (Chuck Mead [vcl/gt], Mark Miller [vcl/gt/upright bass], Chris Scruggs [gt/steel], Wes Langlois [gt],  Carco Clave [steel], ? [bass], Martin Lynds [drums])
000 WABASH CANNONBALL -4
015 HONKY TONK HARDWOOD FLOOR -1
000 HEY JOE -3
016 SETTIN' THE WOODS ON FIRE -1
000 APARTMENT #9 -5
000 YOU BETTER TREAT YOUR MAN RIGHT - 6
017 GIRL ON THE BILLBOARD -1
000 CAT CLOTHES - 2
000 BE BOP A LULA - 8
018 TENNESSEE BORDER -1
000 SITTIN' AND THINKIN' -7
019 PICKIN' WILD MOUNTAIN BERRIES -1-9
Tracks above issued on album Back At Quonsen Hut
2012 Nashville, TN – Chuck Mead
020 WILL SANTA COME TO SHANTY TOWN  Plowboy digital single
22 February 2013 United Records Pressing, 453 Chestnut St., Nashville, TN – Chuck Mead (Chuck Mead [vcl/gt], Carco Clave [el ld gt/steel/ banjo], Mark Andrew Miller [bass/bck vcl], Martin Lynds [drums/bck vcl])
021 WHAT'S A GOOD DAY FOR YOU (IS KILLING ME) 453 1969  
022 ME AND OPIE (DOWN BY THE DUCK POND) 453 1969   
023 LIGHT OF DAY 453 1969  
024 SHORT GOODBYE 453 1969   
025 SHAKE 453 1969  
026 HAPPY, HEALTHY, WEALTHY, AND WISE 453 1969
2013 Middletree Studios, Nashville, TN – Chuck Mead (Chuck Mead [vcl/gt/6-string bass], Carco Clave [gt/steel/banjo], Don Herron [banjo/ fiddle], Mark Andrew Miller [vcl/ electric bass/ 6-string bass/ piano/ vibraphone], Martin Lynds [vcl/drums/ percussion])
027 KNEE DEEP IN THE WALKARUSA RIVER  Plowboy 1013  
028 DEVIL BY THEIR SIDE  Plowboy 1013  
029 NEOSHO VALLEY SUE  Plowboy 1013
030 ON A SLOW TRAIN THROUGH ARKANSAS  Plowboy 1013 
031 LITTLE IVY  Plowboy 1013   EVIL WIND  Plowboy 1013 
032 TEN LIGHT YEARS AWAY  Plowboy 1013
033 RENO COUNTY GIRL  Plowboy 1013 
034 SHORT GOODBYE  Plowboy 1013 
035 LIGHT OF DAY  Plowboy 1013 
036 AIN'T NOTHING LIKE THE LOVE OF A WOMAN  Plowboy 1013 
037 SITTIN' ON TOP OF THE BOTTOM  Plowboy 1013



 



ALBUMS

Grassy Knoll 7930482-2 Journeyman’s Wagner: Out On the Natchez Trail; Gun Metal Gray; She Got The Ring (I Got The Finger); Albuquerque; Up On Edge Hill; I Wish It Was Friday; Long Time Ago; After The Last Witness Is Gone; In A Song; Old Brown Shoe; No Requests – 12-05-09 (NED issue on Continental Song City CSCCD 1054)
Ramseur  no # (UPC 794504673920) Back At The Quonset Hut: Wabash Cannonball; Honky Tonk Hardwood Floor; Hey Joe; Settin' The Woods On Fire; Apartment #9; You Better Treat Your Man Right; Girl On The Billboard; Cat Clothes; Be bop a lula; Tennessee Border; Sittin' and Thinkin'; Pickin' Wild Mountain Berries; [CD 2:videos: ] Documentary: the Making of the Album; Honky Tonk Hardwood Floor (Music Video); slideshow – 28-02-12
453 Records 453-1969 Upstairs At United, vol. 8: What's A Good Day For You (Is Killing Me); Me And Opie (Down By The Duck Pond);  Light Of Day;  Short Goodbye;  Shake; Happy, Healthy, Wealthy, And Wise – 05-11-13 (vinyl)
Plowboy PLO-LP-1013/PLO-CD-1013 Free State Serenade: Knee Deep In the Walkarusa River;  Devil By Their Side;  Neosho Valley Sue; On a Slow Train Through Arkansas;  Little Ivy;  Evil Wind; Ten Light Years Away; Reno County Girl;  Short Goodbye; Light Of Day; Ain't Nothing Like The Love Of A Woman; Sittin' On Top of the Bottom- 04-03-14

Wayne Haas



Wayne “Skeeter“ Haas, *ca 1940
By Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst

SESSIONS recorded with Arthur Smith, also member of The Tunemasters


Fall 1958 Arthur Smith Recording Studios, 5457 Old Monroe Rd., Charlotte, NC - Wayne Haas
001 CH-1017 LEAVE LINDA ALONE Choice 5607/BB-CD 55091
002 CH-1018 BETTY ANN Choice 5607/ BB-CD 55091 WLP 8943 LP 317
BUFFALO BOP BB-CD 55091 MOVE ON (GER, 2000); COLLECTOR WLP 8943 SIMPLY ROCKIN' (NED, 1989); FORREST LP 317 SLIPPING AND SLIDING THROUGH (ITA, 1997)
1958 or 1959 Arthur Smith Recording Studios, 5457 Old Monroe Rd., Charlotte, NC- Wayne Haas
003 FAIR AND TENDER LADIES  Lowe’s S8-9268
LOWE’S S8-9268 THE OTHER SIDE OF SOUND BY ARTHUR SMITH (1959)
1960 Arthur Smith Recording Studios, 5457 Old Monroe Rd., Charlotte, NC- Wayne Haas
004 CH 1038 I LOVE TO SING Choice 6001
005 JESUS IS HIS NAME 6001
1966 poss. Charlotte, NC - Wayne Haas
006 IF I ONLY KNEW Sims 272
007 ONE WOMAN Sims 272
Poss. 1960s Arthur Smith Recording Studios, 5457 Old Monroe Rd., Charlotte, NC- Wayne Haas (Producer: Arthus Smith)
008 HERE COMES SANTA CLAUS  Snyder no #
SNYDER NO # CHRISTMAS WITH THE ARTHUR SMITH SHOW (1960s)




SINGLES
Choice (1958)
5607 Leave Linda Alone / Betty Ann – 11-58
6001 I Love To Sing / Jesus Is His Name – 60?
Sims (1966)
272 If I Only Knew / One Woman - 66