Thursday, February 26, 2015

Shorty Long



*31-10-1923 Reading, PA, +25-10-1991
3rd version

by Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank, Kurt Rokitta, Henk Scholts, Murray Kirch, Tony Middleton, Mario Manciotti, Thieu Van De Vorst, Steve Hathaway
SESSIONS





Summer 1946 poss. Philadelphia, PA – Shorty Long and The Santa Fe Rangers (Pee Wee Miller [vcl-1], Jack Day [vcl-2])
001 CR 201A BLUE RANGER Cowboy CR-201 /BACM CD D 520
002 CR 201B SIDE SADDLE JOE -1 Cowboy CR-201/ BACM CD D 520
003 CR 202A I ROUND UP THE STARS -2 CR-202 / BACM CD D 520
004 CR 202B YOU'VE GOT MY HEART IN TROUBLE -1  CR-202/ BACM CD D 520
005 CR 203A BLUE ROSE OF THE RIO Cowboy CR-203 / BACM CD D 520
006 CR 203B I’LL STILL GO ON LOVING YOU -2 Cowboy CR-203/ BACM CD D 520
1947 poss. Philadelphia, PA - Shorty Long, * and Riley Shepard w. Santa Fe Rangers
007 SRC-471 AIR MAIL SPECIAL ON THE FLY* Signature 1014/CCD 307 ETCD 1027 BACM CD D 520
008 SRC-472 SWEET CORRINA BLUES Signature 1015/ BACM CD D 520
009 SRC-473 AFTER ALL THESE YEARS* Signature 1014/CCD 307 ETCD 1027 BACM CD D 520
010 SRC-474 THE MINER'S SONG Signature 1015/ BACM CD D 520
1947 unknown - Riley Shepard with Shorty Long and his Santa Fe Rangers
011 SRC-523 TURKEY IN THE STRAW Signature 1030/F-1/Hi-Tone 198
012 SRC 524 THE DEVIL'S DREAM Signature 1031/F-1
013 SRC-525 BOIL THEM CABBAGE DOWN Signature 1032/F-1 /Hi-Tone 200
014 SRC-526 SAILOR'S HORNPIPE Signature 1030/F-1 /Hi-Tone 198
015 SRC-527 TA-RA-RA BOOM DE-AY Signature 1032/F-1/Hi-Tone 200
016 SRC-528 SHEPARD'S SCHOTTISCHE Signature 1031/F-1
017 SRC-529 I HANG MY HEAD AND CRY Signature 1023
018 SRC-530 THAT AIN'T RIGHT Signature 1023
Ca early 1948 unknown - Shorty Long and Santa FeRangers (Shorty and Dolly Long)
019 A-404 RADIO STATION S-A-V-E-D Banner B-530/ BACM CD D 520
020 A-405 FORTY MILES AT SEA Banner B-530/ BACM CD D 520
021 A-406 THE VERDICT IS IN (AND YOU'RE GUILTY) Banner B-560/ BACM CD D 520
022 A-407 I GOT ALONG (BEFORE I MET YOU) Banner B-560/ BACM CD D 520
 6 August 1948 Nashville, TN - Shorty Long and Santa FeRangers
023 74588 I LOVE YOU SO MUCH, IT HURTS Decca 46139/ CCD 307 ETCD 1027 BACM CD D 520
024 74589 SWEETER THAN THE FLOWERS 46139/ CCD 307 ETCD 1027
30 August 1948 Nashville, TN - Shorty Long and Santa FeRangers
025 74596 YESTERDAY'S MAIL 46142
026 74597 TENNESSEE MOON 46142/ BACM CD D 520
14 January 1949 unknown - Shorty Long and Santa FeRangers
027 CARELESS HANDS RCA 21-0007
028 SPEAK AGAIN, SWEET LOVE 21-0007
029 MORNING AFTER 21-0063  48-0057
030 PLEASE, DADDY, FORGIVE 21-0063 48-0057
ca September 1949 unknown - Shorty Long
031 WARM RED WINE 21-0096 48-0098
032 I GOT MINE 21-0096/48-0098
033 I WASTED A NICKEL 21-0131 48-0134
034 THIS COLD WAR WITH YOU 21-0131 48-0134
ca Spring 1950 unknown - Shorty Long
035 WALTZ OF COLORADO 48-0347/JASBOX 13/4
036 A BOTTLE AND A BLONDE 48-0347
JASMINE JASBOX 13/4 COWBOY'S LIFE IS GOOD ENOUGH FOR ME (UK, 2005,
4 CD SET )
22 April 1950 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Ave., Cincinnati, OH - Shorty Long
037 K3040 BECAUSE THE ONE I LOVE King 45-874/ ETCD 1027 BACM CD D 520
038 K3041 FOOLISH PRIDE 45-889/ CCD 307 ETCD 1027
039 K3042 FINDERS KEEPRS, LOSERS WEEPERS 45-874/ ETCD 1027 BACM CD D 520
040 K3043 CALM, COOL AND COLLECTED 45-889/ CCD 307 ETCD 1027
19 September 1950 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Ave., Cincinnati, OH - Shorty Long (Producer: Sydney Nathan)
041 K3087 NO WARS IN HEAVEN 45-906/AL 1557 CD D 148
042 K3088 DON'T TELL MY MOMMY 45-906
043 K3091 BLINDING TEARS 45-923/ CCD 307 ETCD 1027
044 K3092 MAMA 45-923/ CCD 307 ETCD 1027
AUDIO LAB AL 1557 VARIETY OF COUNTRY SACRED SONGS (1960); BACM D 148 ANOTHER TASTE OF KING RECORDED 1946/1954 (UK, 2006)
February 1951 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Ave., Cincinnati, OH - Shorty Long and Dolly Dimple (Producer: Sydney Nathan)
045 K3150 HILLBILLY WEDDING 45-1076/ETCD-CH 103 ETCD 1027 BACM CD D 520
046 K3151 I MISS YOU SO 45-1076/ BACM CD D 520
EL TORO ETCD-CH 103 COLLECTORS CHOICE VOL.3 FIRECRACKER STOMP  (ESP, 2009)
1 March 1951 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Ave., Cincinnati, OH - Shorty Long (Producer: Sydney Nathan)
047 K3168 GOOD NIGHT CINCINNATI, GOOD MORNING TENNESSEE 45-953/AL-1515 CCD 307 CDCHD 854 ETCD 1027 BACM CD D 520
048 K3169 JUST LIKE TWO DROPS OF WATER 45-953/ CCD 307 ETCD 1027 BACM CD D 520
049 K3170 HAVE YOU EVER TRIED TO CRY unissued
AUDIO LAB AL 1515 SONGS OF THE HILLS (1958); ACE CDCHD 854 HILLBILLY BOP AND BOOGIE KING/FEDERAL'S ROOTS OF ROCKABILLY 1944/1956  (UK, 2011)
1953 unknown - Shorty Long
050 CRYING STEEL GUITAR WALTZ Dot 45-1154/CD Dd 360
051 PRETEND Dot 45-1154
BACM D 360 DOT LABEL CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSIC (UK, 2011)
ca September 1953 unknown - Shorty Long
052 E3-KB-6404 I GOT NINE LITTLE KISSES Valley V-108/ CCD 307 IGOTCD 2556 CLCD 4524 ETCD 1027
053 E3-KB-6405 WHO SAID I SAIT THAT Valle V-109/ CCD 307 ETCD 1027 BACM CD D 520
INDIGO IGOTCD 2556 ROOTS OF ROCKABILLY 1940/1953 (UK, 2004, 3 CD SET); COLLECTOR CLCD 4524 ROCKA ND ROLL WITH PIANO VOL.15 (NED, 2008)
SONG 31 NO WARS IN HEAVEN :
February 1954 Thomas Productions, 109 13th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Shorty Long
054 E4-LB-3654 MAKE WITH ME DE LOVE 4X-0024
055 E4-LB-3655 I WAS STANDING IN THE STATION “X” 4X-0024/El Toro ETCD-CH 103 ETCD 1027
28 June 1954 [14:00-17:00] RCA Victor Studio 2, 155 East 24th St., Manhattan, New York City  – Shorty Long
056 E4-LB-4705 HI-YI 4X-0039 
057 E4-LB-4706 CRY, CRY DARLIN' 4X-0039 
ca 28 June 1954 RCA Victor Studio 2, 155 East 24th St., Manhattan, New York City  – The Dalton Boys (Shorty Long, Bob Newman)
D01 E4-LB-4707 JUST LIKE ME X 4X-0055
D02 E4-LB-4708 ROLL, RATTLER, ROLL X 4X-0055/ BACM CD D 520
January 1956 RCA Victor Studio, 155 East 24th St., Manhattan, New York City – Shorty Long (Marty Gold Orchestra)
058 G2-WB-2361 LUSCIOUS  47-6472
059 G2-WB-2362 HEY, DOLL BABY  47-6472/ ETCD 1027
May 1956 RCA Victor Studio, 155 East 24th St., Manhattan, New York City – Shorty Long (Manny Albam and his Orchestra)
060 G2-PB-4566 BURN TOAST AND BLACK COFFEE 47-6572/ ETCD 1027
061 G2-PB-4567 unknown title
062 G2-PB-4568 VACATION ROCK  47-6572/ ETCD 1027
January 1957 RCA Victor Studio, 155 East 24th St., Manhattan, New York City – Shorty Long
063 H2-WB-0834 LITTLE WHITE HORSE  47-6804 WBY-63
064 H2-WB-0835 YOU DON‘T HAVE TO BE A BABY TO CRY  47-6873/ ETCD 1027
065 H2-WB-0836 I‘D CRAWL BACK (IF I COULD)  47-6873/ ETCD 1027
066 H2-WB-0837 ANOTHER LOVE HAS ENDED 47-6804
May 1957 RCA Victor Studio, 155 East 24th St., Manhattan, New York City – Shorty Long and The Happy Fellows
067 H1-WB-4092 HAPPY BIRTHDAY WBY-60
068 H1-WB-4093 THE JUNIOR FIRE MARSHALL SONG WBY-61
May 1957 RCA Victor Studio, 155 East 24th St., Manhattan, New York City – Shorty Long and The Happy Fellows
069 H1-WB-4129 JESSE JAMES WBY-59
070 H1-WB-4130 THE LEGEND OF WYATT EARP RCA  WBY-59
071 H1-WB-4131 TALES OF THE TEXAS RANGERS WBY-63
072 H1-WB-4132 OPEN YOUR GIFTS  WBY-60
1958 unknown – Shorty Long
073 J8OW-7285 REDSTONE JOHN K Son no #/WLP 8952
074 J8OW-7286 YOU'RE TREARING ME UP K Son no #
WHITE LABEL WLP 8952 RARE ROCKERS FROM SMALL 1950’S LABELS, VOL. 2 (NED, 1990)
1950s Philadelphia, PA – Shorty Long
075 I GOT IT  Collector CLCD 4460
COLLECTOR CLCD 4460 ROCKIN‘ AND BOPPIN‘ BILLY IN PHILLY (NED)
Shorty Long recorded after 1957. Some info in albums and singles list


ALBUMS
Ford 712 Country Jamboree: (tracks unknown) – 63 with The Searchers
Cattle Compact [GER] CCD 307 The Golden Age Of Country Music: [Shorty Long:] Good Night Cincinnati Good Morning Tennessee;  Just Like A Few Drops Of Water;  Blinding Tears;  Mama; Foolish Pride;  Calm Cool And Collected;  Air Mail Special On The Fly;  After All These Years; I Love You So Much It Hurts;  Sweeter Than The Flowers;  I Got Nine Little Kisses;  Who Said That I Said That; [The Webster Brothers:]  Glory Mountain;  That Great Eternal Singing; Till The End Of The World Rolls Around;  It's All Left Up To You; [Buddy Starcher:]   I Planted A Rose (In The Garden Of Prayer);   Isn't He Wonderful?; Walk Lightly You're Steppin' On My Heart;  New Wildwood Flower;  Are You Facing The World All Alone?; Beyond The Sunset;  Oh Leave One Token Of Your Love;  Colored Child's Funeral; I'll Forgive Dear But Never Forget;   My Old Pal Of Yesterday – 05


El Toro [ESP]  ETCD 1027 Hey, Doll, Baby – The Shorty Long Story 1947-1956: Air Mail Special On The Fly; After All These Years; I Love You So Much It Hurts; Sweeter Than The Flowers; Because The One I Love Has Said Goodbye; Foolish Pride; Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers; Calm, Cool And Collected; Blinding Tears; Mama; Hillbilly Wedding; Goodnight Cincinnati, Good Morning Tennessee; Just Like Two Drops Of Water; I Got Nine Little Kisses; Who Said I Said That; Luscious; Hey, Doll Baby; Burnt Toast And Black Coffee; Vacation Rock; You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry; I'd Crawl Back If I Could; Standing On The Corner (From "The Most Happy Fella"); Rover Rover; Fiddle Diddle Boogie; Hangover Boogie; Gotta Git A-Goin'; Barefoot Baby – 03-15


BACM [UK] CD D 520 Blue Ranger:  Blue Ranger; Side Saddle Joe; I Round Up The Stars; You've Got My Heart In Trouble;  Blue Rose Of The Rio; I'll Still Go On Loving You; Air Mail Special On The Fly; Sweet Corrina Blues; After All These Years; The Miner's Song; Radio Station S-A-V-E-D; Forty Miles At Sea; The Verdict Is In (And You're Guilty); I Got Along (Before I Met You); I Love You So Much It Hurts; Tennessee Moon; I Wasted A Nickle (Last Night); This Cold War With You; Because The One I Love Has Said Goodbye; Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers; Hillbilly Wedding; I Miss You So; Goodnight Cincinnati, Good Morning Tennessee; Just Like Two Drops Of Water; Who Said I Said That; Roll, Rattler, Roll – 04-16
 
Albums with unknown release data
Mark V 91002 Sweeter Than The Flowers: I’ll Fly Away; Beyomd The Sunset; No One Could Ever Care For Me Like Jesus; The Savior That I Want; In The Garden; The B-I-b-l-e; If You Know The Lord; Sweeter Than The Flowers; I’ve Been Born Again; Weep No More; My Jesus; Holiday Religion; I’m Tying The Leaves So They Won’t Fall Down – w. Dolly Long and Blue Ridge Quartet
Mark V 91102 I Never Met A Girl I Didn’t Like: (tracks unknown)
Dollo 007 The Other Side Of Crazy Elmer: (tracks unknown)
Dollo D-143 The Shorty Long Show From Ontelaunee Park Featuring Dolly and The Santa Fe Rangers: Kissing And Potato Chips; I Thank You; Traveling Salesman; Greeting Card; I’m Not A Tiger Anymore; Why Didn’t You Tell Me; Liberty Bells; Spend All Your Time With Women; No One Is Perfect; Stay Away From My Daddy; I’d Do Anything For You; Broken Guitar; They’re Stepping All Over My Heart; If You Know The Lord
Dollo D-3000 Shorty Long Folk Album: High On A Hill; I Ain’t Got A Dollar To My name; Big Rock Candy Mountain; Get On Home Cindy; 20 Years Ago; Streets Of Laredo; Move On Little Doggie; Maggie; Love Is Pleasing; Roving Gambler; Carry Me Back To Tennessee; Paper Of pins; Cottoneyed Joe; Going Down The Road; Deep In The Middle Of arkansas; He’s Got The Whole World; Oh Mary Don’t You Weep; I Shall Not Be Moved; Raining On The Mountain; Lavender Blue; I Know Where I’m Going; Wabash Cannon Ball; Yes, My Darling Yes; The Riddle Song; I Wish I Was A Little Sparrow; Ten Thousand Miles; In The Pines; New River Train; Flower Blooming In The Wildwood; Come Back My Love; Sloop John B.
Dollo LPSD-101/102 Keepsake Album No. 1: Let’s Forgive Each Other; Willie Boy (The Crippled Boy); Forty Miles At sea; What Have I Done; Sweeter Than The Flowers; My Goodness What Would I Want More; Signed, Sealed and Delivered; Waltz In Blue; Mama; Mansion Of memories; A Little Bunch of Violets; Cryin’ Steel Guitar Waltz; A Tender Cherry Blossom
Dollo D-3001 34 From The Heart Of Shorty Long and Dolly featuring Brother Lou And The Kimball Organ: I’ll Have A New Life; Bringing In The Sheaves; When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder; A Beautiful Life; An Evening Prayer; Wreck On The Highway; When They Ring The Golden Bells; Just A Little Talk With Jesus; Pracious Memories; Where Could I Go; Have Thine Own Way, Lord; This World Is Not My Home; Dear Old Mother; I Wouldn’t Trade The Silver In My Mother’s Hair; Baby Your Mother; My Mother’s Eyes; Will The Circle Be Unbroken; Radio Station S-A-V-E-D; Just As I Am; When I Make My Last Move; Tell Mother I’ll Be There; Only One Step More; Turn Your Radio On; When We Walk The Streets Of Gold; No Drunkard Can Enter; I Shall Not Be Moved; The Old Rugged Cross; Help Somebody Today; Old Time Religion; God Be With You; Going Down The Valley; It is No Secret; Jesus, Jesus, Jesus; God Will Take Care Of You - (3 LP)
Dollo DL 309 Shorty And Dolly Long: (tracks unknown)
Dollo DL-500 The Shorty Long Show Live From Ontelaunee Park: Happy Valley; Just Someone I Used To Know; Hello Darlin’; Wipe Out; Out Behind The Barn; Come On Home And Sing The Blues To Daddy; I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry; Jamabalya; Your Cheating heart; White Lightning; Games People Play; 40 Miles At sea; How Great Thou Art; Jesus, Jesus, Jesus; I’ve Been Born Again – ca 71
Dollo DL 666/667 Shorty Long Spetacular: (tracks unknown) – 7- (2 LP)
Dollo DL 779 Side By Side: (tracks unknown) – 7-
Dollo DL 780 Tennessee Candy: (tracks unknown) – 7-
Cindy CR-113 Shorty Long Polka Party: The Duck Song; The Best Friend A Bar Ever Had; Drink Up You’re Behind; Ontelaunee Polka; Always, Always, Always; No Beer In Heaven; I’ll Drink To That; Rest Room polka; Cindy Polka; Phfft! You Were Gone; Sawaing Off A Piece; Butter And Eggs Polka; Kissing And Potato Chips
Cindy CR-117 Shorty Long Polka Party, vol. 2: (tracks unknown)
Malvern M S D Me And My Country Girl: A Little At A Time; He Makes Me Feel Like A Woman; Same Old Worry; The Best Years Of My Life; Check The Yellow Pages; Greeting; Dr. Jekyl And Mr. Hyde; Seven Days In One; Empty Bottles; I Don’t Love You Anymore – 6-
The Shorty Long T.V. Show: 7 Days In One; He Taught Me How To Yodel; Think I’ll Go Somewhere And Cry Myself To Sleep; Tramp On The Street; We Must Have Been Out Of Our Minds; Release Me; Danny Boy; Once A Day; Were You There; Wash Out; Together Again
Gold Award GA-29 Hits For A Truck Driving Man: Truck Driving Man; Gimme Forty Acres; Soft Shoulders And Dangerous Curves; Burnin’Rubber; King Of The Road; T Town Tailgatin’; Six Days On The Road; Giddy-Up-Go; Diesel Smoke Sally; Bumper To Bumper; Girl On The Billboard  - ca 66 (and Santa Fe Rangers featuring Slim Lehart)
Santa Fe SF-110 The Best In The Country:  Merry Go Round Heart; Were You When I Cried Last Night; Slippery Ground; Soft Shoulders And Dangerous Curves; Richest Man In The World; Just Released; Separated; You Can Count On Me; Cry, My Guitar, Cry On; Just Be Here; He’s Better Than Most; I Wasted A Phone Call Last Night; Just Like Me; One Rose - w. Cindy Owens


EPs
Arzee
RZ-137 [Bill Haley:] Why Do I Cry Over You;  Ten Gallon Stetson / [Shorty Long:] This World Of Mine;  Much Older And Wise - 79

SINGLES


Cowboy (1946)
CR-201 Blue Ranger / Side Saddle Joe – 09-46 (rev. Sept. 21)
CR-202 I Round Up The Stars / You've Got My Heart In Trouble - 46
CR-203 A Blue Rose Of The Rio / I’ll Still Go On Loving You – 12-46 (ad. Dec. 7)
Signature (1947) w. Riley Shepard
1014 Air Mail Special On The Fly / After All These Years - 47
1015 The Miner's Song / Sweet Corrina Blues - 47
1023 I Hang My Head and Cry / That Ain't Right – 08-47 (rev. Aug. 9)
1030 Sailor's Hornpipe / Turkey In The Straw – 09-47 (rev. Sept. 20)
1031 Shepard's Schottische / The Devil's Dream – 09-47  (rev. Sept. 20)
1032 Ta-Ra-Ra Boom-De-Ay / Boil Them Cabbage Down – 09-47  (rev. Sept. 20)
1030/1031/1032 also issued as 3 78 RPMs album F-1 Old Fashion
Hi-Tone
198 Turkey In The Straw / Sailor’s Hornpipe
200 Ta-Ra-Ra-Boom-Der-Ay / Boil Them Cabbage Down
Banner (1948)
B-530 Forty Miles at Sea / Radio Station S-A-V-E-D – 02-48 w. Dolly Long
B-560 The Verdict is in (And You're Guilty) / I Got Along (Before I Met You) -48
 Decca (1948)
46139 Sweeter Than The Flowers / I Love You So Much, It Hurts - 08-48 (rev. Sept. 4)
46142 Yesterday's Mail / Tennessee Moon - 10-48 (rev. Oct. 30)
RCA Victor (1949-50)
21-0007 Careless Hands / Speak Again, Sweet Love - 02-49 (rev. Feb 12)
21-0063/48-0057 Please Daddy Forgive / The Morning After (We Said Goodbye) - 05-49
21-0096/48-0098 Warm Red Wine / I Got Mine - 09-49 (rev. Sept. 17)
21-0131/48-0134 I Wasted A Nickel / This Cold War With You - 11-49
48-0347 Waltz Of Colorado / A Bottle And A Blonde - 07-50
King (1950-52)
45-874 Because The One I Love / Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers - 07-50 (rev. July 8)
45-889 Calm, Cool And Collected / Foolish Pride - 09-50 (rev. Sept. 30)
45-906 No Wars In Heaven / Don't Tell My Mommy - 10-50 (rev. Oct. 28)
45-923 Blinding Tears / Mama – 01-51 (rev. Feb. 10)
45-949 Hillbilly Wedding / I Miss You So - 51
45-953 Goodnight Cincinnati, Good Morning Tennessee / Just Like Two Drops Of Water - 04-51 (rev. Apr. 28)
45-1076 I Miss You So / Hillbilly Wedding - 06-52 (reissue of 45-949; rev. June 21)
Dot (1953)
45-1154 Crying Street Guitar Waltz / Pretend - 53
Valley (1953)
V-108 I Got Nine Little Kisses / Who Said I Said That – 11-53 (rev. Nov. 21)
X (1954) / RCA Victor (1956-57)
4X-0024 I Was Standing In The Station / Make With Me De Love - 54
4X-0039 Cry, Cry Darlin' / Hi-Yi – 54
4X-0055 Just Like Me / Roll, Rattler, Roll – 54 Dalton Boys
20/47-6472 Hey, Doll Baby / Luscious – 03-56 (rev. March 31)
20/47-6572 Burnt Toast And Black Coffee /  Vacation Rock – 06-56 (rev. June 30)
20/47-6804 Another Love Has Ended / Little White Horse - 56
20/47-6873 You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry / I'd Crawl Back (If I Could) – 04-57 (rev. Apr. 6)
WBY-59 The Legend Of Wyatt Earp / Jesse James – 57 (Bluebird Children’s series)
WBY-60 Happy Birthday / Open Your Gifts – 57  (Bluebird Children’s series)
WBY-61 The Junior Fire Marshall Song / [Helen Myers:]  Fire Engine (Going To The Fire) – 57  (Bluebird Children’s series)
WBY-63 Tales Of The Texas Rangers / The Little White Horse – 57  (Bluebird Children’s series)
K-Son (1958)
no # Redstone John / You're Trearing Me Up – 58
King (1962) and The Searchers
45-5605 Mary Oh Mary / Take Me To the Happy Land – 03-62 (K 11080/81)
L and S (1964)
22/23 Out Behind The Barn /  The Miner Song – 64
X100/X 101 Won't You Write That Letter Tonight / [Dolly Long:] The Waltz In Blue
Jamie (1966)
1315 Greetings (Uncle Wants You) / Slippery Ground – 66
Cornucopia
C 1 I Never Met A Girl I Didn't Like / The No-Tell Motel
Malvern (late  1960s)
F-SL 1/2 Drink Up Aunt Harriet / Forty Miles At Sea
SLC 1 If You Can't Afford To Lose (You Can't Afford To Win) / Merry-Go-Round Heart

 

Rusty McDonald



Myrl Edward McDonald, *10-10-1921 Lawton, OK, +05-06-1979
2nd version

By Mario Manciotti, Praguefrank, Mark H., Carl LaFong, Thieu Van De Vorst, Kevin Coffey
SESSIONS
also recorded with Callahan Brothers


ca. November 1949 ACA Studio, 612 Westheimer, Houston, TX - Cliff Bruner and His Texas Wanderers/*Richard Prime O. (Rusty McDonald [vcl-1])
000 ACA-1254 OUT OF BUSINESS AYO 107
001 ACA-1255 I LOVED AND LOST AYO 104
000 ACA-1256 MR. POSTMAN AYO 107
002 ACA-1257 OUCH AYO 105
003 ACA-1258 NEAR ME AYO 104
004 ACA-1259 YOU TOOK ADVANTAGE OF A LONELY HEART AYO 105
1950 ACA Studio, 612 Westheimer, Houston, TX – Rusty McDonald
005 ACA-1434 JUST AS YOU ARE AYO 111/BACM CD D 423
27 April 1950 Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood 38, CA – Bob Wills (Rusty McDonald [lead vcl], Eldon Shamblin [gt], Luke Wills [banjo], Jack Lloyd [bass], Tommy Perkins [drums], Mancel Tierney [piano], Bob Wills [fiddle], Johnny Gimble [fiddle], Keith Coleman [fiddle] + vocal chorus)
W01 50-S-3077 FADED LOVE K10786/MG2-5303
W02 50-S-3078 AWAKE BUT DREAMING K11379
W03 50-S-3079 I BETCHA MY HEART I LOVE YOU K10934/MG2-5303
W04 50-S-3080 I LAUGH WHEN I THINK HOW I CRIED OVE K10934/MG2-5303
W05 50-S-3081 I'LL BE LUCKY SOMEDAY K11213
W06 50-S-3082 I DIDN'T REALIZE K10836
W07 50-S-3083 ROCK-A-BYE BABY BLUES K10731
W08 50-S-3084 I'M DOTTING EACH "I" WITH A TEARDROP K10980/MG2-5303
W09 50-S-3085 THE END OF THE LINE K10898/MG2-5303
W10 50-S-3086 'TATER PIE K10836
1951 KTRM Radio Station Studio, Beaumont, TX – Rusty McDonald
006 HTN KTRM 100 DON‘T BREAK MY HEART unissued
007 HTN KTRM 101 REMEMBER TO SAY GOODBYE Intro 45-6035/HBR CD 033 BACM CD D 423
008 HTN KTRM 102 unknown title
009 HTN KTRM 103 FORGIVE AND LET’S FORGET unissued
30 October 1951 poss. Houston, TX – Rusty McDonald
010 HTN-1788 LONG LOST LOVE unissued
011 HTN-1789 DON’T SAY “I’M SORRY“ ANYMORE unissued
012 HTN-1790 BABY SITTIN‘ BOOGIE Intro 45-6035/HBR CD 033 BACM CD D 423 WLP 2807
HILLBILLY RESEARCHER HBT CD 033 INTRO, BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA, VOL. 2; COLLECTOR WLP 2807 BOPPIN' HILLBILLY VOL.7 (NED, 1989);
28 December 1951 Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Rusty McDonald
013 RR-1820 LONG LOST LOVE Intro 45-6040/HBR CD 033 BACM CD D 423
014 RR-1821 DON'T SAY I'M SORRY ANYMORE Intro 45-6041/HBR CD 033 BACM CD D 423
015 RR-1822 POSTAGE DUE Intro 45-6041/HBR CD 033 BACM CD D 423
016 RR-1823 SILVER AND GOLD Intro 45-6040/HBR CD 033 BACM CD D 423
29 December 1951 Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Rusty McDonald
017 RR-1824 I’VE TRIED TO FORGET Intro 45-6062/HBR CD 033 BACM CD D 423
018 RR-1825 RAINDROP BLUES Intro 45-6055/HBR CD 033 BACM CD D 423
019 RR-1826 ONE KISS ALONE unissued
020 RR-1827 GOODNIGHT, BROKEN HEART Intro 45-6055/HBR CD 033 BACM CD D 423
5 August 1952 Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Rusty McDonald
021 RR 1964 WE’VE KISSED A GOODNIGHT AGAIN unissued
022 RR 1965 YOU GOT THE RIGHT NUMBER Intro 45-6061/HBR CD 033 BACM CD D 423 PROPERBOX 83
023 RR 1966 BLACK ANGEL HEART Intro 45-6062/HBR CD 033 BACM CD D 423
024 RR 1967 CALL OPERATOR 210 45-6061/HBR CD 033 BACM CD D 423
PROPER PROPERBOX 83 STOMPING SINGERS/WESTERN SWINGERS (UK. 2004, 4CD)
Fall 1954 Hollywood, CA – Rusty McDonald (Maxwell Davis and his Band)
025 DIRTY POOL Chesterfield 354/ BACM CD D 423
026 EASY BIG MAMA Chesterfield 354/ BACM CD D 423 CLD 1166
COLLECTOR  CLD 1166 ALL CLOIUR WEIRED RHYTHM (NED, 2005)
1956 Cliffornd Herring Studio, Fort Worth, TX - Rusty McDonald (Bob Wallis [ld gt/el mandolin] + unknown musicians)
027 RM-100A THIS COLD WAR WITH YOU Coast 100/ BACM CD D 423
028 RM-100B NAME, ADRESS AND PHONE NUMBER Coast 100/ BACM CD D 423
1960 [live] Southern Club, Lawton, OK – Rusty McDonald
02801 FADED LOVE BACM CD D 423
02802 I WAS JUST WALKING OUT THE DOOR BACM CD D 423
02803 TATER PIE  BACM CD D 423
02804 A COTTAGE FOR SALE BACM CD D 423
1967 [live] El Chaparral Club, Killeen, TX – Rusty McDonald (Rusty McDonald [vcl/gt/bass/drums]. Producer: Christie Hollbrock)
02805 INTRODUCTION AND MEDLEY: WORLD ON A STRING/GUILTY  El Chaparral WPS 3367151
02806 TURN THE WORLD AROUND  El Chaparral WPS  3367151
02807 MEDLEY: FRIVOLOUS SAL/ANGRY/WHEN YOU WORE A TULIP AND I WORE A BIG RED ROSE  El Chaparral WPS  3367151
02808 MEDLEY: MOON RIVER/MY CUP RUNNETH OVER  El Chaparral WPS  3367151
02809 ACE IN THE HOLE  El Chaparral WPS  3367151
02810 PAPER DOLLY  El Chaparral WPS  3367151
02811 MEDLEY: FASCINATION/AROUND THE WORLD  El Chaparral WPS  3367151
02812 YELLOW BIRD  El Chaparral WPS  3367151
02813 SOMETHING STUDPID  El Chaparral WPS  3367151
02814 MEDLEY: WAY DOWN YOMDER IN NEW ORLEANS/IS IT TRUE WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT DIXIE/HELLO DOLLY  El Chaparral WPS   3367151
02815 MEDLEY: UP THE LAZY RIVER/JOSEPHINE/SLEEPY TIME GAL  El Chaparral WPS  3367151
02816 RELEASE ME  El Chaparral WPS  3367151
1973 unknown – Rusty McDonald
041 CONFESSION Discus 924
042 I LOST APRIL Discus 924
Unknown ino [home recording] Rusty McDonald
STREETS OF LAREDO  BACM CD D 423

ALBUMS

Chaparral WPS 3367151 The Amazing Rusty McDonald: Introduction and Medley: World On A String/Guilty; Turn The World Around; Medley: Frivolous Sal/Angry/When You Wore a Tulip and I Wore a Big Red Rose; Medley: Moon River/My Cup Runneth Over; Ace In The Hole; Paper Dolly; Medley: Fascination/Around The World; Yellow Bird; Something Studpid; Medley: Way Down Yomder In New Orleans/Is It True What They Say About Dixie/Hello Dolly; Medley: Up The Lazy River/Josephine/Sleepy Time Gal; Release Me – 67
BACM [UK] CD D 423 Postage Due: Just As You Are; Remember To Say Goodbye; Baby Sittin’ Boogie; Long Lost Love; Don’t Say I’m Sorry Anymore; Postage Due; Silver And Gold; I’ve Tried To Forget; Raindrop Blues; Goodnight Broken Heart; You Got The Right Number; Black Angel Heart; Call Operator 210;Dirty Pool; Easy Big Mama; This Cold War With You; Name, Address And Phone Number;Faded Love; I Was Just Walking Out The Door; Tater Pie; A Cottage For Sale; Streets Of Laredo – 08-12

SINGLES
Ayo (1949-1950)
104 Near Me / I loved And Lost - 49 w. Richard Prime Orchestra
105 Ouch / You Took Advantage Of A Lonely Heart – 49 w.Cliff Bruner and His Texas Wanderers
111 [Rusty McDonald:] Just As You Are / [Slim Watts:] - 50
Intro (1951-1952)
45-6035 Baby Sittin' Boogie / Remember To Say Goodbye – 12-51 (rev. Dec. 22)
45-6040 Silver And Gold / Long Lost Love – 01-52 (rev. Jan. 19)
45-6041 Postage Due / Don't Say I'm Sorry Anymore – 01-52 (rev. Jan. 26)
45-6055 Goodnight, Broken Heart / Raindrop Blues – 05-52 (rev. May 31)
45-6061 Call Operator 210 / You Got The Right Number – 08-52
45-6062 I've Tried To Forget / Black Angel Heart – 11-52 (rev. Nov. 29)
Chestefield (1954)
45-354 Dirty Pool / Easy Big Mama – 54
Coast (1956)
R-M-100 Cold War / Name, Adress and Phone Number- 56
Discus (1973)
DL-924 Confession / I Lost April - 73

Brenda Carter



By Praguefrank, Jim Loessberg, Richard Weize, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS
25 June 1968 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – George Jones and Brenda Carter (unknown musicians + Jordanaires. Producer: Pappy Daily)
001 GREAT BIG SPIRIT OF LOVE MU-1325/LSP-4733 BCD-16929
002 MILWAUKEE, HERE I COME MU-1325/MS-3177 LSP-4733 Rounder SS-15 BCD-16929
003 JUST AN AVERAGE COUPLE MU 1375/ BCD-16929
004 THE LONESOME END OF THE LINE MU 1375
ca January 1969 poss Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN –  Brenda Carter
005 MU 1353-1 MAMA AND THE TEACHER (TORE THE KINDERGARTEN DOWN) Musicor MU 1353 
006 MU 1353-2 EVERYTHING'S FOUND A HOME WITH ME BUT YOU Musicor MU 1353
007 WHILE YOU'RE FORGETTING ME MU 1399
1969 Houston, TX – Brenda Carter (Producer: Eddie Noack)
008 D 1686 THE WAYS OF A MAN D 1284/BCD 15837
009 D 1687 SLICE OF LIFE D 1284/BCD 15837
010 THE LIFE OF RILEY‘S D unissued Musicor MU 1399/BCD 15837
011 SHADOW FROM YOUR EYES  D unissued Musicor MU 1386/BCD 15837
1969 Houston, TX – Brenda Carter (Producer: Eddie Noack)
012 1696 THE END OF EVERY WOMAN IS MAN 1289/BCD 15837
013 1697 I CAN READ YOUR MIND 1289/BCD 15837
014 MISS NOSEY BROWN D unissued Musicor MU 1386/BCD 15837
BEAR FAMILY BCD 15837 COMPLETE D SINGLES COLLECTION, VOL. 6: THE SOUNDS OF HOUSTON, TEXAS (GER, 2005)

SINGLES
D/Musicor  (1968-70)        
MU 1325 Milwaukee, Here I Come / Great Big Spirit Of Love – 08-68 w. George Jones
MU 1353 Mama And The Teacher (Tore The Kindergarten Down) / Everything's Found A Home With Me But You  -03-69                 
MU 1375 The Lonesome End Of The Line / Just An Average Couple  (w. George Jones) – 09-69

1284 The Ways Of A Man / Slice Of Life - 69
MU 1386 Miss Nosy Brown / Shadow From Her Eyes - 11-69
MU 1399 The Life Of Riley's / While You're Forgetting Me - 03-70 
1288 End Of Every Woman Is Man /  I Can Read Your Mind – 03-02-71


Debbie Rule





By Carl G. Cederblad, Praguefrank
SESSIONS 
2014 Heart Of Texas Records Studio, Brady, TX – Debbie Rule, *w. Justin Trevino (Debbie Rule [vcl],  Charlie Walton [ld gt], Randy Lindley [rh gt], Jim Loessberg [steel/ drums], Jake Hooker [bass],  Reggie Rueffer [fiddle], T Jarrod Bonta [piano], Amber Digby, Justin Trevino [hmny vcl]. Producer: Justin Trevino)
001 TEXAS GIRLS Heart Of Texas HOTR 7334  
002 ROSE GARDEN Heart Of Texas HOTR 7334  
003 HARPER VALLEY PTA Heart Of Texas HOTR 7334 
004 I WISH I WAS A TEDDY BEAR Heart Of Texas HOTR 7334 
005 SILVER THREADS AND GOLDEN NEEDLES Heart Of Texas HOTR 7334  
006 GOLDEN RING* Heart Of Texas HOTR 7334  
007 WHAT  A MAN Heart Of Texas HOTR 7334  
008 DELTA DAWN Heart Of Texas HOTR 7334  
009 THE HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE USA Heart Of Texas HOTR 7334  
010 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT Heart Of Texas HOTR 7334  
011 STAND BY YOUR MAN Heart Of Texas HOTR 7334  
012 SATIN SHEETS Heart Of Texas HOTR 7334   
013 ONCE A DAY Heart Of Texas HOTR 7334 
2015 unknown – Debbie Rule
014 JOY TO THE WORLD
015 LITTLE DRUMMER BOY
016 DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR?
017 I'LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS
018 YOU'RE HERE
019 THERE'S A NEW KID IN TOWN
020 THE FIRST NOEL
021 WHAT CHILD IS THIS
022 BREATH OF HEAVEN
023 MARY DID YOU KNOW
024 THE CHRISTMAS SONG
025 WHITE CHRISTMAS
026 ROCKIN' AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE
027 HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS
Track above issued on album Christmas with Debbie Rule

ALBUMS
Heart Of Texas HOTR 7334 Texas Girls: Texas Girls;  Rose Garden;  Harper Valley PTA; I Wish I Was A Teddy Bear; Silver Threads and Golden Needles;  Golden Ring (with Justin Trevino);  What  A Man;  Delta Dawn;  The Happiest Girl In The USA;  Help Me Make It Through The Night;  Stand By Your Man;  Satin Sheets;  Once A Day – 14
Debbie Rule ? Christmas With Debbie Rule: Joy To The World; Little Drummer Boy; Do You Hear What I Hear?; I'll Be Home For Christmas; You're Here; There's a New Kid in Town; The First Noel;What Child Is This; Breath Of Heaven; Mary Did You Know; The Christmas Song; White Christmas; Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree; Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – 02-12-15