Thursday, May 14, 2015

Clay Allen



2nd version

by Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS



4 April 1951 Jim Beck Studio, 1101 Ross Ave., Dallas, TX - Clay Allen and His Cimarron Playboys (Producer: Paul Cohen)
001 80900/DA 11006 I CAN'T KEEP SMILING Decca 9-46324
002 80901/DA 11007 EVALINA 9-46324
31 July 1951 Jim Beck Studio, 1101 Ross Ave., Dallas, TX  - Clay Allen
003 81339 IF I LOVE A THOUSAND YEARS 9-46360
004 81340  A LITTLE BIT OF HEAVEN  9-46360
1953 prob. Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
005 HOW MANY HEARTS HAVE YOU BROKEN TNT 102
006 LETTER'S UNCLAIMED TNT 102
Ca Summer 1959 unknown – The Country Dudes (Leon Rhodes [gt-1], Clay Allan [vcl-2])
Azalea
C01 45-D-121 HAVE A BALL -2 Azalea 121{122
C02 45-D-122  BUMBLEBEE -1 Azalea 121{122
ca September 1960 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
007 YOU'VE GOT THE CLEANEST MIND (IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD) Longhorn LH 506
008 I CAN'T STOP THE BLUES FROM MOVING IN LH 506
ca January 1961 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
009 6015 WHAT ARE WE GONNA NAME OUR BABY LH 510
010 6016 LONG, LONG TRAILER LH 510
Summer 1961 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
011 6025 DOUBTFULNESS LH 515
012 6026 TAKKITI TAKKI TU LH 515
013 6027 THIS TIME IT'S REALLY GOODBYE LH 516
014 6028 BROKEN HOME LH 516
ca Janury 1962 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
015 THE PASSWORD TO YOUR HEART LH 522
016 IT DOESN'T SURPRISE ME LH 522
017 6041 JUST A STONE'S THROW AWAY LH 523
018 6042 CRAZY, CRAZY WORLD LH 523
1963 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
019 B.M. LOVES B.J. LH 528
020 OLD LOVE AND NEW TEARS LH 528
1963 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
021 CLASSIFIED LH 533
022 I'M GONNA LOCK THE DOOR LH 533
1963 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
023 SoN 1631 LIES LH 541
024 SoN 1632 HOW LONG WILL YOU WIN (BEFORE YOPU LOSE) LH 541
1964 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
025 SoN 9101 I'M CHANGING THE NUMBERS ON MY TELEPHONE LH 547
026 SoN 9102 ONE TOO MANY LH 547
1965 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
027 TWO-FORTY-FIVE LH 557
028 THE ONLY THING I CAN COUNT ON (IS MY FINGERS) LH 557
1966 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen /*as Clay "Pigeon" Allen
029 SoN 32981 IS THAT TOO MUCH (TO BE ASKING OF YOU)  LH 572
030 SoN 32982 IF I WUZ A PIEGON LH 572
1967 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
031 PROMISE HER ANYTHING (BUT GIVE HER MONEY) LH 587
032 THE WAY YOU ARE LH 587

SINGLES
Decca (1951)
9-46324 Can't Keep Smiling / Evalina - 06-51 (rev. June 23)
9-46360 A Little Bit Of Heaven / If I Live A Thousand Years - 09-51 (rev. Sept. 22)
TNT (1953)
102 How Many Hearts Have You Broken / Letter's Unclaimed – 53
Azalea (1959)
121/122 Have A Ball (vcl Clay Allan) / Bumblebee (feat. Leon Rhodes) - 09-59 The Country Dudes (rev. Sept. 28)
Longhorn (1960-67)
LH 506 You've Got The Cleanest Mind (In The Whole Wide World) / I Can't Stop The Blues From Moving In – 09-60 (Rev. Sept. 26)
LH 510 Long, Long Trailer / What Are We Gonna Name Our Baby – 02-61 (rev. March 6)
LH 515 Doubtfulness / Takkiti Takki Tu – 08-61 (rev. Aug. 14)
LH 516 Broken Home / This Time It's Really Goodbye – 11-61 (rtev. Nov. 20)
LH 522 The Password (To Your Heart) / It Doesn't Surprise Me At All – 02-62 (rev. March 3)
LH 523 Crazy, Crazy World / Just A Stone's Throw Away - 62
LH 528 B.M. Loves B.J. / Old Love And New Tears - 63
LH 533 Classified / I'm Gonna Lock The Door - 63
LH 541 Lies / How Long Will You Win (Before You Lose) - 63
LH 547 I'm Changing The Numbers On My / Telephone One Too Many – 09-64 (rev. Oct. 3)
LH 557 Two-Forty-Five / The Only Thing I Can Count On (Is My Fingers)- 65
LH 572 Is That Too Much (To Be Asking Of You) / If I Wuz A Pigeon*  - 66 (*as Clay Pigeon Allen)
LH 587 Promise Her Anything (But Give Her Money) / The Way You Are – 67
 

Roger Bellow



*Uptown IL
2nd version

By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
January 1975 Urban Recordings, Bethesdo, MD – Roger Bellow and Drifting Troubadours (Roger Bellows [vcl/gt], Warren Blair [gt/fiddle], Walter Hensley [banjo], Jack Wells [bass], Dave Goldman [fiddle] Producer: Daniel Samuelson, Dick Drevo)
001 FLOP EARED MULE Urban URSSP 1002 Revonah RS-510
002 I'LL JUST PRETEND  Urban URSSP 1002 Revonah RS-510
October 1978 Sound Impressions, Des Plaines, IL – Roger Bellow (Roger Bellows [vcl/gt], Mike Sweeney [banjo], Dan Froman [bass], Dale Potter [fiddle], Judy Golombeck [fiddle]. Producer: Daniel Samuelson, Dick Drevo)
003 USED TO BE  Revonah RS-510
004 A GOOD WOMAN'S LOVE  Revonah RS-510
005 FREIGHT TRAIN BOOGIE  Revonah RS-510
October 1979 Tin Ear Studios, Chicago, IL – Roger Bellow  (Roger Bellows [vcl/gt/mandolin], Mike Sweeney [banjo], Dan Froman [bass], Dale Potter [fiddle], Judy Golombeck [fiddle]. Producer: Daniel Samuelson, Dick Drevo)
006 PRISONER'S SONG  Revonah RS-510
007 MY BABY'S GONE  Revonah RS-510
008 YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A BABY TO CRY Revonah RS-510
January 1980 Tin Ear Studios, Chicago, IL – Roger Bellow  (Roger Bellows [vcl/gt], Mike Sweeney [banjo], Dan Froman [bass], Dale Potter [fiddle], Judy Golombeck [fiddle]. Producer: Daniel Samuelson, Dick Drevo)
009 WHEEL HOSS  Revonah RS-510
010 ROCKY ROAD BLUES  Revonah RS-510
011 RED WING  Revonah RS-510
012 GET IN LINE BROTHER  Revonah RS-510
1988 Master Tracks Recording, Charleston, SC/ Lakeside Media, Chicago, IL – Roger Bellow  and Drifting Troubadours (Roger Bellow [vcl/gt/dobro/ fidle/mandolin/ bass], David Ball [gt],  Bob Sachs/ Beek Webb/ george Pierce [mandolin], Patrick McDougal [banjo], Don Earl [dobro], Dick Daniels/ Danny Gray/ Mo Nelson [bass])
013 I'LL KEEP ON LOVING YOU  Flying Fish FF-504              
014 BLUES STAY AWAY FROM ME  Flying Fish FF-504               
015 FOLLOW THE LEADER  Flying Fish FF-504                    
016 I'M GONNA SLEEP WITH ONE EYE OPEN  Flying Fish FF-504    
017 I LOVE YOU SO MUCH IT HURTS ME  Flying Fish FF-504       
018 SILVER DOLLAR  Flying Fish FF-504                        
019 DON'T LET YOUR DEAL GO DOWN  Flying Fish FF-504          
020 STEALIN' HOME  Flying Fish FF-504                        
021 SINCE MY SWEET LOVE AIN'T AROUND  Flying Fish FF-504     
022 WHISTLING RUFUS  Flying Fish FF-504                      
023 MAY YOU NEVER BE ALONE  Flying Fish FF-504               
024 I DON'T LOVE NOBODY  Flying Fish FF-504                  
1991 Fox Farm, Mount Juliet, TN/Magic Tracks, Nashville, TN/Master Trax Studios, Charleston, SC/Song Cellar, Nashville, TN – Roger Bellow (Melba Montgomery [vcl], Duke Roberts [el gt], David Grier [gt], John Lilley [gt], John Lilly [gt], Bob Sachs [vcl/gt/madolin], Beek Webb [vcl/mandolin], Al Osteen [banjo], Don Helms [steel], Vollie McKenzie [bass], Gordon Terry [fiddle],
025 DID THE MAN IN THE MOON COME FROM TEXAS?  Flying Fish FFCD-573
026 ARE YOU TEASING ME  Flying Fish FFCD-573
027 KIND OF LOVE I CAN'T FORGET  Flying Fish FFCD-573
028 THERE SHE GOES  Flying Fish FFCD-573
029 I'M THE TALK OF THE TOWN  Flying Fish FFCD-573
030 KENTUCKY MEANS PARADISE  Flying Fish FFCD-573
031 OUT OF BUSINESS  Flying Fish FFCD-573
032 I WONDER WHERE YOU ARE TONIGHT  Flying Fish FFCD-573
033 I CAN'T GO ON THIS WAY  Flying Fish FFCD-573
034 BLUES IN MY HEART  Flying Fish FFCD-573
035 WORLD IS WAITING FOR THE SUNISE  Flying Fish FFCD-573
036 KEEP ON THE SUNNY SIDE  Flying Fish FFCD-573


ALBUMS

Revonah RS-510 Get In Line Brother: Flop-Eared Mule; Freight Train Boogie; Get In Line Brother; A Good Woman's Love; I'll Just Pretend; My Baby's Gone; Prisoner's Song; Red Wing; Rocky Road Blues; Used To Be; Wheel Hoss; You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry - 80                              
Flying Fish FF-504 Success Street: I'll Keep On Loving You; Blues Stay Away From Me; Follow The Leader; I'm Gonna Sleep With One Eye Open; I Love You So Much It Hurts Me; Silver Dollar; Don't Let Your Deal Go Down; Stealin' Home; Since My Sweet Love Ain't Around; Whistling Rufus; May You Never Be Alone; I Don't Love Nobody - 88
Flying Fish FFCD-573 On The Road To Prosperity: Did The Man In The Moon Come From Texas?; Are You Teasing Me?; The Kind Of Love I Can't Forget; There She Goes; I'm The Talk Of The Town; Kentucky Means Paradise; Out Of Business; I Wonder Where You Are Tonight; I Can't Go On This Way; Blues In My Heart; The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise; Keep On The Sunnyside – 22-10-91

SINGLES
Urban (1975)                
URSSP-1002 Flop Eared Mule / I'll Just Pretend - 75

Trent Dabbs



*Jackson, MS
By Praguefrank

SESSIONS also member of Sugar and The Hi-Los
2004 Nashville, TN – Trent Dabbs (Trent Dabbs [vcl/gt], Clay Jones [gt/ keyboards/ bass gt/ percussion], Dennis Herring [bass/ keyboards/ percussion/ programming/bck vcl], Ted "Zaney" Gainey [drums/ percussion], Ben Mize [drums], Betsy Ulmer [bck vcl]. Producer: Dennis Herring, Clay Jones)
001 ABIGAIL Terminus 0402-2
002 DIAMONDS DON'T SHINE Terminus 0402-2
003 IT'S NOT LIKE THAT Terminus 0402-2
004 ON HEAVY Terminus 0402-2  
005 YESTERDAY'S APOLOGY Terminus 0402-2
006 QUITE OFTEN Terminus 0402-2
007 JANUARY LIGHTS Terminus 0402-2
008 WORST FEARS Terminus 0402-2
009 TV JEALOUSY Terminus 0402-2
010 THE LOVE GOES Terminus 0402-2
2005 Nashville, TN – Trent Dabbs (Producer: Dennis Herring)
011 HARLEM ROSEWOOD
012 WHAT'S GOLDEN ABOVE GROUND
013 RIVERBELL GARDEN
014 FIREWORKS IN VIRGINIA
015 YOUR GUESS
016 SYLVAN PARK
017 FORWARD LOOKING BACK
018 TRANSLATION
019 WATCHING BROOKLYN
Tracks above issued on album What's Golden Above Ground
2006 [demo sessions] Nashville, TN – Ashley Monroe and Trent Dabbs
01901 SHINE
01902 I'M COMING OVER*
01903 LAYING LOW (OR I'M STAYING LOW)*
01904 NOW THAT I KNOW*
01905 WHEN THE DAY IS DONE
01906 EVERYTHING I WANTED
01907 GONE*
01908 SEE RIGHT THROUGH*
*issued on digital EP Ashley Monroe and Trent Dabbs
2007 Nashville, TN – Trent Dabbs
020 THE WATER Ready Set RSR 003  
021 NEW MORNING Ready Set RSR 003
022 HELPLESS STATE Ready Set RSR 003  
023 SLEEPWELL CHICAGO Ready Set RSR 003
024 STARE AT A STRANGER Ready Set RSR 003
025 SHINE Ready Set RSR 003
2009 Nashville, TN – Trent Dabbs
026 WAKE UP CALL
027 DEAR JANE
028 YOUR SIDE NOW
029 RAIN OR SHINE
030 INSIDE THESE LINES
031 RED COLORED ROSES
032 NOTHING LEFT TO LEAVE
033 WISHFUL THINKING
034 LOOK BACK ON iTunes bonus
Tracks above issued on album Your Side Npw
2010 Nashville, TN – Trent Dabbs, *with Erin McCarley  (Produced by Thomas Doeve)
035 OFF WE GO*
036 SAME WAY TWICE
037 COUNTING SLEEP
038 ONE LIGHT WONDERING
039 CALL IT WHAT IT IS
040 UNTIL YOU WON ME OVER
041 LOOKING UP
Tracks above issued on EP Transition
2010 Pentavarit, Nashville, TN – Trent Dabbs (Trent Dabbs [vcl/c gt], Will Sayles [drums/percussion], Jeremy Bose [French horn/ piano/programming]. Producer: Jeremy Bose)
042 LEAVE TO SEE
043 KEEP ME YOUNG
044 DON'T BLAME LOVE
045 CATCH ME UP TO SPEED
046 NEIL YOUNG
047 FOLLOW SUIT
048 ME AND GOD
049 CAN I CROSS YOUR MIND
050 PAPER TRAILS
051 SOUTHERNER
Tracks above issued on album Southerner
2012 Nashville, TN – Trent Dabbs, *with Lori McKenna
052 ONE LAST LOOK
053 COME TO LIFE
054 THE DAY IS LONG, THE NIGHT IS YOU
055 HOPING FOR HOME
056 I'M NOT OK
057 THE LOSING TOUCH
058 READ 'EM AND WEEP
059 WRAP MY MIND AROUND YOU
060 WHAT YOU SEE IN HER
061 BETTER OFF NOW
062 FUTURE LIKE SNOW*
Tracks above issued on album Future Like Snow
2013 Nashville, TN – Trent Dabbs
063 THE WAY WE LOOK AT HORSES
064 SHE'S MY DESTINATION
065 MOUNTAIN SONG
066 THE LAST OF ITS KIND
067 MIDNIGHT WALLS
068 CONFETTI GIRL
069 A THOUSAND NIGHTS
070 TIME DECIDES
071 START TOMORROW
072 NATURAL CAUSES
Tracks above issued on album The Way We Look At Horses
2013 [sessions for album Lights Out]  Nashville, TN – Ingride Michaelson and Trent Dabbs
073 OPEN HANDS Cabin 24/Mom and Pop 151
074 READY TO LOSE Cabin 24/Mom and Pop 151
2014 Nashville, TN – Trent Dabbs
075 NATURE OF THE BEAST
076 FOR THE GRACE OF YOU
077 NOBODY’S STRANGER ANYMORE
078 MAKE A BELIEVER
079 GOES WITHOUT SAYING
080 TO MY GIRL
081 WORLD ON TIME
082 HERE ON EARTH
083 SAY NO MORE
Tracks above issued on album Believer




ALBUMS

Terminus 0402-2 Quite Often:  Abigail;  Diamonds Don't Shine; It's Not Like That; On Heavy;  Yesterday's Apology; Quite Often; January Lights; Worst Fears; TV Jealousy; The Love Goes – 31-08-04
Ready Set No # (UPC837101156097) What's Golden Above Ground:  Harlem Rosewood; What's Golden Above Ground; Riverbell Garden;  Fireworks In Virginia;  Your Guess; Sylvan Park;  Forward Looking Back; Translation;  Watching Brooklyn – 21-03-06
Ready Set/Sweettea ? Your Side Now: Wake Up Call;  Dear Jane; Your Side Now; Rain or Shine;  Inside These Lines;  Red Colored Roses; Nothing Left To Leave; Wishful Thinking;  Look Back On (iTunes bonus) – 05-01-10
Ready Set no # Southerner:  Leave To See; Keep Me Young;  Don't Blame Love;  Catch Me Up To Speed; Neil Young;  Follow Suit;  Me and God;  Can I Cross Your Mind;  Paper Trails; Southerner – 13-09-10 (reissued on Enetrtainment One Music 2374 in 2011)
Ready Set no #  Future Like Snow: One Last Look;  Come To Life; The Day Is Long, The Night Is You; Hoping For Home; I'm Not OK; The Losing Touch; Read 'Em And Weep;  Wrap My Mind Around You; What You See In Her;  Better Off Now; Future Like Snow (Feat. Lori McKenna) – 19-06-12
Ready Set no #? The Way We Look At Horses: The Way We Look At Horses;  She's My Destination; Mountain Song;  The Last Of Its Kind;  Midnight Walls; Confetti Girl;  A Thousand Nights; Time Decides; Start Tomorrow;  Natural Causes – 05-11-13
Ready Set no # Believer:  Nature of the Beast;  For the Grace of You;  Nobody’s Stranger Anymore;  Make a Believer;  Goes Without Saying;  To My Girl;  World on Time;  Here on Earth;  Say No More – 10-02-15


EPs
No label no # Ashley Monroe and Trent Dabbs: I'm Coming Over; Laying Low;  See Right Through; Now That I Know; Gone – 13-03-07
Ready Set RSR 003 Decade Fades:  The Water;  New Morning; Helpless State;  Sleepwell Chicago; Stare At A Stranger;  Shine – 06-02-08 (also vinyl version)
Ready Set  ? Transition:  Off We Go (featuring Erin McCarley); Same Way Twice; Counting Sleep; One Light Wondering; Call It What It Is; Until You Won Me Over;  Looking Up – 06-08-10


Stray Birds



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
2010 unknown –The Stray Birds (Maya de Vitry [vcl/gt/fiddle/banjo], Oliver Craven [vcl/gt/ dobro/ fiddle], Charles Muench [bass/banjo])
001 BIRDS OF THE BORDERLAND
002 MY HORSES AIN'T HUNGRY
003 DOWN IN THE WILLOW GARDEN
004 DISTANT SHORE
005 COME SUNDAY
006 SPARROW
007 ASK ME A PERSONAL QUESTION
Tracks above issued on EP Borderland
2012 unknown –The Stray Birds (Maya de Vitry [vcl/gt/fiddle/banjo], Oliver Craven [vcl/gt/ dobro/ fiddle], Charles Muench [bass/banjo])
008 DREAM IN BLUE
009 25 TO LIFE
010 RAILROAD MAN
011 HEAVY HANDS
012 NO PART OF NOTHIN'
013 WILDFLOWER HONEY
014 MY BROTHER'S HILL
015 BELLOWS FALLS
016 GIVE THAT WILDMAN A KNIFE
017 WAITIN' ON A HANNAH
018 HARLEM
019 JUST SAYIN'
020 WIND AND RAIN
Track above issued on album The Stray Birds
2013 Echo Mountain Recording, 14 N French Broad Ave, Asheville, NC – The Stray Birds (Maya de Vitry [vcl/gt/fiddle/banjo], Oliver Craven [vcl/gt/ dobro/ fiddle], Charles Muench [bass/banjo])
021 I'LL BE YOUR SAN ANTONE ROSE
022 WHEN I STOP DREAMING
023 BLUE YODEL #7
024 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN
025 LORETTA
Tracks above issued on EP Echo Sessions
2014 Stonebridge Studios, Leesburg VA – The Stray Birds (Maya de Vitry [vcl/gt/fiddle/banjo/piano], Oliver Craven [vcl/gt/ mandolin/ fiddle], Charles Muench [bass/banjo]. Producer: Stuart Martin, Stray Birds)
026 BEST MEDICINE Yep Roc YEP 2408
027 ADELAIDE Yep Roc YEP 2408
028 FEATHERS AND BONE Yep Roc YEP 2408
029 SAN ANTONIO Yep Roc YEP 2408
030 THE BELLS Yep Roc YEP 2408
031 NEVER FOR NOTHING Yep Roc YEP 2408
032 PALLET Yep Roc YEP 2408
033 STOLEN LOVE Yep Roc YEP 2408
034 WHO’S GONNA SHOE Yep Roc YEP 2408
035 BLACK HILLS Yep Roc YEP 2408
036 SIMPLE MAN Yep Roc YEP 2408  
037 MIGHT RAIN Yep Roc YEP 2408 


ALBUMS

Stray Birds no # (UPC700261361697) The Stray Birds: Dream In Blue; 25 To Life;  Railroad Man;  Heavy Hands; No Part Of Nothin';  Wildflower Honey;  My Brother's Hill; Bellows Falls;  Give That Wildman A Knife;  Waitin' On A Hannah;  Harlem;  Just Sayin';  Wind and Rain – 07-09-12
Yep Roc! YEP 2408 Best Medicine: Best Medicine;  Adelaide; Feathers and Bone;  San Antonio;  The Bells; Never For Nothing; Pallet; Stolen Love; Who’s Gonna Shoe; Black Hills;  Simple Man;  Might Rain – 21-10-14

EPs
Stray Birds no # (UPC700261342146) Borderland: Birds of the Borderland;  My Horses Ain't Hungry;  Down in the Willow Garden;  Distant Shore;  Come Sunday;  Sparrow;  Ask Me a Personal Question - 10
Stray Birds no # (UPC700261394787) Echo Sessions: Loretta;  I'll Be Your San Antone Rose;  When I Stop Dreaming;  Blue Yodel #7;  I Wish It Would Rain – 20-11-13