Sunday, July 5, 2015

Jody Cameron



By Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti

SESSIONS


2004 R/R Studio, Lake Jackson, TX -  Jody Cameron and Friends (Jody Cameron [steel/gt], Johnny Bush [vcl-3],, Darla Cameron [vcl-5] , Tommy Ward [vcl-6], Bill Middleton [vcl-7/gt], Russ Rickman [steel-1], Tommy Ward [bass], Rendy Reeves/ Rob Kelley [drums], Boby Flores [fiddle], Frenchie Burke [fiddle-2/vcl-4],  Allen Huff [piano], Jason Rooks [bck vcl]. Producer: Jody Cameron, Jason Brooks)
001 BILLY BOB'S BREAKDOWN –instr.-  jc 0266RR
002 STILL A LOT OF LOVE IN SAN ANTONE -6   jc 0266RR
003 CRY, CRY, CRY -5  jc 0266RR
004 THE SOUND OF A HEARTACHE -3 jc 0266RR 
005 AUTUMN LEAVES –instr.-  jc 0266RR
006 MOTEL TIME AGAIN -7 jc 0266RR 
007 TOGETHER AGAIN -4  jc 0266RR
008 I LOVE YOU SO MUCH IT HURTS ME –instr.-  jc 0266RR
009 HONKY TONK GIRL -5  jc 0266RR
010 COLD, COLD HEART –instr.- -1  jc 0266RR
011 WHEN THE TINGLE BECOMES A CHILL -5  jc 0266RR
012 WE COULD  -instr. -jc 0266RR
013 GREEN GUMBO –instr.-  -2  jc 0266RR  

ALBUMS

Jody Cameron JC-0266RR A Trip To The Country: Billy Bob's Breakdown; Still A Lot of Love in San Antone ; Cry, Cry, Cry; The Sound of a Heartache;  Autumn Leaves; Motel Time Again;  Together Again; I Love You So Much It Hurts Me; Honky Tonk Girl; Cold, Cold Heart ; When the Tingle Becomes a Chill ;  We Could ; Green Gumbo  - 05

Caleb Caudle / Bayonets



By Praguefrank, Milos Holecek

SESSIONS
2007 unknown – Caleb Caudle (Producer: Stephen Russ, Caleb Caudle and the Bayonets)
001 SUNDAY AFTERNOON
002 UNCLE BENNY
003 RADIO RAIN
004 THE LAST SOUL
005 MEMORY OF SOMEBODY ELSE
006 RED BANK ROAD
007 THE RESTLESS SUN
008 LETTERS
009 MORNING SALVATION
010 LOVE IS IRRATIONAL
011 THE OWLS ARE SLEEPING 
Tracks above issued on album Red Bank Road
2008 unknown – Caleb Caudle and The Bayonets
012 LOOSE LEAF TREE
013  WHEN THE MOMENT COMES
014 ROOM OF DREAMS
015 GUN SMOKE
016 OUR HEAVEN
017 MERRIMACK
018 PURPLE NIGHTS
019 STAY ON
020 BRIGHT GREEN DRESS
021 LOST IN THE WIND
022 MOVE WITH THE MOON
Tracks above issued on album Stay On
2009 Echo Mountain Studios, Asheville, NC - Caleb Caudle and The Bayonets (Caleb Caude [vcl/gt], Stephn Barrett [gt], Krimm Pollard [gt],Phillip Pledger [gt], Kyle Caudle [bass], Chad Newsom [drums] + Ryan Monroe [keyboards],  Jon Ashley [Moog Mini Voyager/mellotron], Ryan Monroe [organ/rhodes piano])
023 SO GONE
024 HEAT LIGHTNIN' HEAT
025 MOONLIGHT MILE
026 AS YOU PLEASE
027 HONEST-EYED WOMAN
028 WEIGHTLESS
029 DLMG
030 SKELETON TREE
031 THROW ME TO THE WOLVES
032 CORNERS
Tracks above issued on album Snake River Canyon
August 2010 Desolation Row Studio, Raleigh, NC – Caleb Caudle and The Bayonets (Caleb Caudle (Caleb Caudle [vcl/gt],  Sam Kossler [various instrukments], Philip Pledger [gt], Kyle Caudle [bass], Chad Newsom [drums])
033 I DON’T THINK HEAVEN WOULD TAKE US (IF IT COULDN’T HAVE US BOTH) digital single
16 January 2011 West Salem, NC - Caleb Caudle and The Bayonets (Caleb Caudle [vcl/ac  gt], Philip Pledger [el gt/bck vcl], Sam Kossler [steel/bck vcl], Kyle Caudle [bass/bck vcl], Chad Newsom [drums/bk vcl])
034 HEAT LIGHTNIN' HEAT
035 RED BANK ROAD
036 THE STORM, YOUR BEAUTY AND ME
037 DLMG
038 DEAD ROSES
Tracks above issued on EP The West Salem Session
2011 Echo Mountain Studios in Asheville, NC – The Bayonets (Caleb Caudle [vcl/ac gt], Philip Pledger [el gt/ac gt/ bck vcl], Kyle Caudle [bass/bck vcl], Chad Newson [drums/bck vcl], Sam Kossler [piano/ organ/ keyboards/ steel/ ac gt]. Producer: The Bayonets with Andy Tennille and Jon Ashley)
039 TRIUMPH
040 AN OCEAN APART
041 TAIL LIGHTS
042 DON'T LOOK AWAY
043 WHITEOUT
044 LASSO'D
045 FLICKERING LANTERN LOW
046 LOCK AND KEY
047 SHE'S NOT FAILED ME YET
048 THE STORM
Tracks above issued on album Driver
2012 unknown – Caleb Caudle and The Bayonets (Caleb Caudle [vcl/ac gt/ harmonica],  Sam Kossler [gt/banjo/bass/ dobro/ steel/ keyboards/ bck vcl], Chris Ankelien [drums], Caitlin Cary [fiddle/vcl-1], Haley Dreis [fiddle/vcl-2])
049 BLUE OR GRAY -1
050 HESITATE
051 MIDNIGHT BEAUTY -1
052 LITTLE REMINDERS -2
053 TOBACCO TOWN
054 MISS ME WHEN YOU'RE GONE
055 CICADAS AND HYDRANGEAS
056 ANNE MARIE -2
057 MILES AWAY
058 RECKLESS MOTORCYCLE
Tracks above issued on album Tobacco Town


2014 Echo Mountain Studios in Asheville, NC – Caleb Caudle, *w. Lydia Loveless (Caleb Caudle [vcl/gt], Tommy Scifres [el gt], Whit Wright [steel], Jordan Powers [bass/bck vcl], Jack Foster [drums],  Greg Herndon [piano/Hammond B-3])
059 HOW'D YOU LEARN?* This Is American Music TIAM 0045  
060 COUNTDOWN This Is American Music TIAM 0045  
061 DRAG This Is American Music TIAM 0045  
062 TRADE ALL THE LIGHTS* This Is American Music TIAM 0045  
063 BOTTLES AND CANS This Is American Music TIAM 0045  
064 MONDAY This Is American Music TIAM 0045
065 MISSING HOLIDAYS This Is American Music TIAM 0045
066 MISS YOU LIKE CRAZY This Is American Music TIAM 0045  
067 ANOTHER NIGHT This Is American Music TIAM 0045
068 COME ON OCTOBER This Is American Music TIAM 0045

2014 unknown – Caleb Caudle
069 DOIN‘FINE
2015 Fidelitorium, Kernersville, NC – Caleb Caudle (Caleb Caudle [vcl/ac gt], Tommy Scofres [ld gt], Alex McKinney [dobro], Brett Resnick [steel], Jordan Powers [bass/bck vcl], Jack Foster [drums], Greg Herndon [piano/Wurlitzer/ B 3 organ/bck vcl], Josh King, Bonnie Whitmore [bck vcl]. Producer: Caleb Caudle, Jon Ashley)

070 GOTTA BE  TIAM 0063
071 PIEDMONT SKY  TIAM 0063
072 CAROLINA GHOST  TIAM 0063
073 WHITE DOVES  TIAM 0063
074 UPHILL BATTLE  TIAM 0063
075 BORROWED SMILE  TIAM 0063
076 BROKEN HALLELUJAH  TIAM 0063
077 TUSCALOOSA  TIAM 0063
078 WASTED THURSDAY  TIAM 0063
079 STEEL AND STONE  TIAM 0063
080 THE REDDEST ROSE  TIAM 0063  
 
 

ALBUMS

Corley Mill ? (UPC837101426398) Red Bank Road:  Sunday Afternoon; Uncle Benny;  Radio Rain;  The Last Soul; Memory of Somebody Else;  Red Bank Road;  The Restless Sun;  Letters;  Morning Salvation;  Love Is Irrational;  The Owls Are Sleeping  - 20-11-07
Throttle ? Stay On: Loose Leaf Tree; When the Moment Comes ; Room of Dreams; Gun Smoke; Our Heaven; Merrimack; Purple Nights; Stay On; Bright Green Dress; Lost In the Wind; Move With the Moon; - 09-03- 09
Caleb Caudle ? (UPC884501310727) Snake River Canyon: So Gone; Heat Lightnin' Heat; Moonlight Mile; As You Please; Honest-Eyed Woman; Weightless; Dlmg; Skeleton Tree; Throw Me to the Wolves; Corners – 20-04-10
Bayonets ? (UPC884501685351) Driver: Triumph; An Ocean Apart; Tail Lights; Don't Look Away; Whiteout; Lasso'd; Flickering Lantern Low; Lock and Key; She's Not Failed Me Yet; The Storm – 01-03-12 as The Bayonets
Robust  ? Tobacco Town:  Blue or Gray;  Hesitate;  Midnight Beauty;  Little Reminders;  Tobacco Town;  Miss Me When You're Gone;  Cicadas and Hydrangeas;  Anne Marie;  Miles Away;  Reckless Motorcycle – 22-10-12


This Is American Music TIAM 0045 Paint Another Layer On My Heart:  How'd You Learn? (w Lydia Loveless);  Countdown;  Drag;  Trade All The Lights (w.Lydia Loveless);  Bottles and Cans;   Monday;  Missing Holidays;  Miss You Like Crazy;   Another Night;  Come On October - 24-06-14 (also vinyl)


This Is American Music TIAM 0063 Carolina Ghost: Gotta Be; Piedmont Sky; Carolina Ghost; White Doves; Uphill Battle; Borrowed Smile; Broken Hallelujah; Tuscaloosa; Wasted Thursday; Steel and Stone; The Reddest Rose – 26-02-16
 
 


EP
Caleb Caudle no # The West Salem Session: Heat Lightnin' Heat; Red Bank Road; The Storm, Your Beauty and Me; DLMG; Dead Roses - 11 (digital)

Ash Breeze



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
2013 Mountain Fever Studio, Floyd, VA – Ash Breeze (Corey Smith [vcl/gt], Eli Smith [vcl/mandolin], Luke Smith [banjo], Allen Smith [bass], Nellie Smith [ld vcl/fiddle]. Producer: Aaron Ramsey)
001 FIVE Mountain fever MFR 140204  
002 WITHOUT LOVE Mountain fever MFR 140204  
003 WHEN FALL COMES TO NEW ENGLAND Mountain fever MFR 140204  
004 THE EDGE Mountain fever MFR 140204  
005 WHO DO YOU TRUST Mountain fever MFR 140204  
006 PRIDE OF MAN Mountain fever MFR 140204  
007 STORM COMIN' Mountain fever MFR 140204  
008 THE SUNDAY PLACE Mountain fever MFR 140204
009 CAROLINA IN MY MIND Mountain fever MFR 140204
010 LITTLE DREAMER Mountain fever MFR 140204  
011 BLUE SKIES AND CLOUDY DAYS Mountain fever MFR 140204
012 BACKYARD SWING Mountain fever MFR 140204
2013 Mountain Fever Studio, Floyd, VA – Ash Breeze (Corey Smith [vcl/gt], Eli Smith [vcl/mandolin], Luke Smith [banjo], Aaron Ramsey [bass], Nellie Smith [ld vcl/fiddle])
013 THE ROAD
014 READY FOR THE TIMES TO GET BETTER
015 PINS AND NEEDLES
016 I BROUGHT YOU FLOWERS
017 APPLE TREE SHOALS –instr.-
018 WHERE THE LAST ARE ALWAYS FIRST
019 MR. SANDMAN
020 WHO AM I
021 I'LL NEVER SHED ANOTHER TEAR
022 DEATH IN HIS GRAVE
Tracks above issued pn album The Road’s Not Easy

ALBUMS

Mountain Fever MFR 140204 Ash Breeze: Category Five;  Without Love;  When Fall Comes To New England;  The Edge;  Who Do You Trust;  Pride Of Man;  Storm Comin';  The Sunday Place;  Carolina In My Mind;  Little Dreamer;  Blue Skies And Cloudy Days; Backyard Swing – 04-02-14
Mountain Fever/Travianna ? The Road’s Not Easy: The Road;  Ready For The Times To Get Better;  Pins and Needles; I Brought You Flowers; Apple Tree Shoals;  Where The Last Are Always First; Mr. Sandman;  Who Am I;  I'll Never Shed Another Tear;  Death In His Grave – 10-07-15

Danny Wood



*Grand Prairie, TX
2nd version

by Praguefrank, Russell Rosen

SESSIONS
1976 unknown – Danny Wood (Producer: Jerry Abbott, Charles Stewart)
001 ZCL 8167  IF THIS IS FREEDOM (I WANT OUT) Pantego PSS 3950 London 5N-242/ CCR 101504-9  
002 I WON'T BE SLEEPIN' ALONE Pantego PSS 3950 London 5N-242
1976-1977 unknown – Danny Wood (Producer: Jerry Abbott)
003 I DON'T WANT TO REMEMBER YOU CCR 101504-9  
004 JUST LIKE MINE CCR 101504-9
005 COVERGIRL CCR 101504-9  
006 I'D WALK A COUNTRY MILE CCR 101504-9  
007 PLAY TOGETHER AGAIN, AGAIN CCR 101504-9  
008 EIGHTS DAYS A WEEK CCR 101504-9  
009 AND I LOVE HER CCR 101504-9  
Some of tracks above may have been recorded later
ca early 1977 unknown – Danny Wood (Producer: Jerry Abbott, Charles Stewart)
010 ZCL-8182 I NEED SOMETHIN' EASY TONIGHT London 5N-248/CCR 101504-9
011 PERMANENT THING London 5N-248
012 CL-8198 OPPOSITES ATTRACT London 5N-258/CCR 101504-9
013 BACK TO YOUR OLD WAYS AGAIN London 5N-258/CCR 101504-9
1980 Nashville, TN – Danny Wood (Producer: Jim Vienneau)
014 A HEART'S BEEN BROKEN RCA PB-11968
015 ALL THE KIND YOUR STRANGERS RCA PB-11968
August 1981 Music City Music Hall, Nashville, TN – Danny Wood (Producer: Jim Vienneau)
016 IT TOOK US ALL NIGHT LONG TO SAY GOODBYE PB-12123
017 CRAZY DREAMS PB-12123
1981 Nashville, TN – Danny Wood (Producer: Jim Vienneau)
018 FOOL'S GOLD PB-12181
019 WHERE WERE YOU (WHEN I CAME HOME LAST NIGHT) PB-12181
Fall 1982 unknown – Danny Wood (Producer: Charles Stewart)
020 TRIBUTE TO HAG Avion AVS 102
021 I CAN'T HOLD US TOGETHER ALONE Avion AVS 102

ALBUMS

CCR 101504-9 If This Is Freedom: If This Is Freedom (I Want Out);  I Don't Want To Remember You;  Opposites Attract;  Just Like Mine;  Back To Your Old Ways Again;  Covergirl;  I'd Walk A Country Mile;  Somethin' Easy Tonight;  Play Together Again, Again;  Eights Days A Week;  And I Love Her - 04


SINGLES
Pantego (1976)
PSS 3950 If This Is Freedom / I Won't Be Sleepin' Alone - 76
London (1976-77)
5N-242 If This Is Freedom / I Won't Be Sleepin' Alone - 10-76 (reissue of PSS 3950)
5N-248 I Need Somethin' Easy Tonight / Permanent Thing - 03-77
5N-258 Opposites Attract / Back To Your Old Ways Again - 77
RCA Victor (1980-81)
PB-11968 A Heart's Been Broken / All The Kind Your Strangers – 30-05-80
PB-12123 It Took Us All Night Long To Say Goodbye / Crazy Dreams – 07-11-80 (rev. Nov. 15)
PB-12181 Fool's Gold / Where Were You (When I Came Home Last Night) – 20-02-81
Avion (1982)
AVS 102 Tribute To Hag /  I Can't Hold Us Together Alone – 10-82 (rev, Nov. 6)

Harry Choates



*26-12-1922 Rayne, LA,+17-07-1951
2nd version

by Tim Knight, Richard Weize, Henk Scholts, Gram Jones, Dick Grant, Steve Hathaway, Wade Falcon, Mario Manciotti
(based on discography in Tim Knight’s  book Poor Hobo – A Tribute To Harry Choates)

SESSIONS see also Happy Fats, Shelly Lee
ca. 31 March 1946 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], Esmond Pursley [gt], B.D.Williams [gt], Charles Stagle [banjo],James Foster [bass], William Slay [piano]. Producer: Bill Quinn)
001 ST-2286* JOLE BLON (PRETTY BLOND) 1314 Modern 20-511 DeLuxe 6000 Starday 187* D 1024/D 7000 AIM-1305 BCD-16355
002 LA VALUE ZULBAUGH unissued-lost
ca. June 1946 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], Esmond Pursley [gt], Abe Manuel [rh gt], Joe Manuel [vcl-1/banjo], B.D.Williams [bass])
003 ST-2294* BASILE WALTZ -1 1313 Modern 20-511 DeLuxe 6000 Starday 284* D 1132/D 7000 LP 5027 CD 380 BCD-16355
004 JOLE BLON (PRETTY BLOND) unissued-lost
GS 1313/4 was repressed many times, original non non-flexible acetate (red label, yellow/gold printing), later ones vinyl (red/yelow label; black print), D-issues are recent and were pressed by the H.W. ‘Pappy” Daily distribution concern in Houston. Modern releases as by Harry Choates and his fiddle.
ca. November or December 1946 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], Esmond Pursley [ac ld gt], Abe Manuel [rh gt], Joe Manuel [vcl/banjo], B.D.Williams [bass], Curzey Roy [drums], Johnnie Ruth Manuel [piano])
005 1319A/ST-2295 ALLONS A LAFAYETTE 1319 Starday 273 D 1023/D 7000 LP 5027 CD380 BCD-16355
006 1319B/ST-2296 PORT ARTHUR WALTZ 1319 Starday 224 D 1044/D 7000 LP 5027 CD 380 BCD-16355
11 February 1947 Lake Charles, LA - Harry Choates and His Melody Boys (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], Esmond Pursley [gt/hmny vcl], Joseph Manuel [vcl-1/banjo], Pee Wee Lyons [steel], B.D. Williams [bass], Curzy Roy [drums], Johnnie Manuel [vcl/piano]. Producer: Jimmy Mercer)
007 1005 HACKBERRY HOP Cajun Classics 1007-10/ CD 380 KK CD-22 BCD-16355
008 1006 JE PASE DURVAN' TA PORT (I’LL PASS IN FRONT OF YOUR DOOR) Cajun Classics 1005-6/CD 380 KKCD-22 BCD-16355
009 1007 TIP-E-TE TIP-E-TA AMEON (YOU’RE CUTE AND YOU’RE LITTLE) (T’EST PETITE ET MIGNONE) Cajun Classics 1006/ BCD-16355
010 1008 POOR HOBO Cajun Classics 1008-9/KK CD-22 BCD-16355
011 1009 JOLE BRUN (PRETTY BRUNETTE) Cajun Classics 1008-9/CD 380 KK CD-22 BCD-16355
012 1010 YES, I LOVE YOU -1 Cajun Classics 1007-10/KK CD-22 BCD-16355
Cajun Classics appears to have been connected with the Swing/Swing with the Stars labels, wich used Quinn’s material or studio. Johnny Mae Smirle is credit (correctly) as Johnnie Manuel.
19 February 1947 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], Esmond Pursley [gt], Joe Manuel [vcl/banjo], Pee Wee Lyons [steel], B.D.Williams [bass], Curzry Roy [drums], Johnnie Manuel [piano])
013 1326A CAJUN HOP (LES BLUES DU PORT ARTHUR) 1326 Modern 20-526/LP 5027 CD 380 BCD-16355
014 1326B FA-DE-DO STOMP (FAIS DO DO STOMP) 1326 Modern 20-530/LP 5027 CD 380 BCD-16355
015 1331 RUBBER DOLLY 1331 Modern 20-528/Old Timey OT-105 CD 380 BCD-16355
016 HB-1011A BIG WOODS Humming Bird 1011 D 1222
017 JEALOUS MAMA unissued-lost
018 TWO FOR ONE WALTZ unissued-lost
ca. February 1947 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], Esmond Pursley [gt], Joe Manuel [vcl/banjo], Pee Wee Lyons [steel], B.D.Williams [bass], Curzy Roy [drums], Johnnie Manuel [piano])
019 1330 HARRY CHOATES SPECIAL 1330 Modern 20-530/LP 5027 CD 380 BCD-16355
ca. June 1947 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], Reagan Parchman [steel], poss. Junior Keelan [bass], Amos Comeaux [drums], Johnnie Manuel [piano])
020 1333A/ACA 2012 MISSING YOU 1333/BCD-16355
021 1333B WRONG KEYHOLE [aka THE RIGHT KEY BUT THE WRONG KEYHOLE] 1333/LP 5027 CD 380 BCD-16355
022 BAYOU PON PON (BEAR CREAK HOP) 1335/LP 5027 CD 380 BCD-16355
023 LAWTELL WALTZ 1335/LP 5027 CD 380 BCD-16355
ca. October or November 1947 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], Pee Wee Maples [gt/hmny vcl], Pee Wee Lyons [steel], Grady Mann [bass], Amos Comeaux [drums], Johnnie Ruth Manuel [piano]. Producer: Bill Quinn)
024 1336A/ST-2298 LOUISIANNA 1336 Modern 20-595 Starday 212* D 1043/D 7000 LP-5027 CD 380 BCD-16355
025 1336B/ST-2297 POOR HOBO 1336 Modern 20-595/D 7000 LP 5027 CD 380 BCD-16355
026 1340A ST-2299 RYE WHISKEY 1340/CD 380 BCD-16355
027 1340B ST-2300 DEVIL IN THE BAYOU 1340/LP 5027 CD 380 BCD-16355
028 WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN unissued-lost
prob. 1948 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], Jimmy Gardner [vcl-1/gt],  Pee Wee Maples [gt], Francis Red Fabacher [steel], Junior Keelan [bass], Amos Comeaux [drums], Johnnie Ruth Manuel [piano]. Producer: Bill Quinn)
029 1343A/ST-2302* DRAGGING THE BOW [DRAGGIN’ THE FIDDLE*; DRAG THAT FIDDLE**] 1343 Starday 45-273* EP-258** D 1023* 1024/D 7000 Melodisc MLP 12-116** LP 5027 BCD-16355
030 1343B TE PETITE (T’EST PETITE ET MIGNONNE) -1 1343/CD 380 BCD-16355
ca. 1948 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], Charles “Larry Nolan“ Kegler [steel], + more unknown musicians. Producer: Bill Quinn)
031 ST-2316 I‘M GONNA MOVE TO OUTSKIRTS OF TOWN unissued/ BCD-16355
032 ST-2312 EVERYBODY’S WALTZ (WEDNESDAY NIGHT WALTZ) unissued/BCD-16355
033 HONKY-TONKING DAYS unissued/ BCD-16355
034 ST-2313 SAN ANTONIO WALTZ unissued/ BCD-16355
prob. 1948 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Buddy Duhon and Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], Arthur Duhon [vcl/rh gt],Amos Herbert [steel], Sue Romero [bass], Johnny Holland [drums],  Pee Wee Calhoun [accordion]. Producer: Bill Quinn)
035 1345A/ST-2303 OLD COW BLUES (MILK COW BLUES) 1345/LP-7453 KK CD-22 BCD-16355
036 1346B/ST-2304 NOBODY CARES FOR ME 1345/KK CD-22 BCD-16355
ca. November or December 1948 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle],  Cecil Mullins [gt], Earl Rebert [gt/steel], Sue Romero [bass], Johnny Holland [drums], Harold Boussard [piano], Pee Wee Calhoun [accordion], ?  [vcl-1]. Producer: Bill Quinn)
037 1350A/ST-2305 MARI JOLE BLON (JOLE BLON’S HUSBAND) 1350/CD 380 BCD-16355
038 1350B/ST-2306 HONKY-TONKING DAYS [HONKY TONKIN‘ BLUES] -1 1350/CD 380 BCD-16355
early 1949 KPLC Radio Station Studio, 331 Puju St., Lake Charles, LA - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle],  ? [rh gt], B.D.Williams [bass], Crawford Vincent [drums], Harold “Popeye” Broussard [piano]. Producer: J. H. Virgil Bozman)
039 JOLIE BLON'S GONE Oklahoma Tornado OT-107/ BCD-16355
040 VALSE DE LAKE CHARLES Oklahoma Tornado OT-107/ BCD-16355
O.T. was a shortlived label operated by Virgel Bosman of the Oklahoma Tornado band.
Spring 1949 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle],  Bill Boyd [gt/vcl -1, Carol Broussard [steel], B.D. Williams [bass], Pee Wee Calhoun [accordion], Harold Broussard [piano]. Producer: Bill Quinn)
041 1380A/ST-2318 LOUISIANA BOOGIE [HONKY TONK BOOGIE] 1380 Starday 224* D 1044/D 7000 LP 5027 CD-380 BCD-16355
042 1380B ST-2301 SIDEWALK WALTZ -1 1380/KK CD-22 BCD-16355
ca Fall 1949 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle],  Ernest Benoit [vcl-1] + unknown musicians)
043 1385A/ST-2307 HARRY CHOATES BLUES [HARRY’S BLUES] 1385/LP-5027 CD 380 AIM-1205 BCD-16355
044 1385B/ST-2308 CHERE MEON -1 1385/LP 5027 CD 380 BCD-16355
ca. December 1949 or January 1950 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Link Davis and Harry Choates (Harry Choatws [fiddle], Link Davis [vcl/tnr sax], Carrol Broussard [steel], B. D. Williams or Sue Romero [bass], Herschel Marson [drums], Arthur Deorio [piano]. Producer: Bill Quinn) [released as by Link Davis]
045 JOE TURNER 670/ BCD-16355
046 HAVE YOU HEARD THE NEWS [GOOD ROCKIN‘ RONIGHT] 670/ BCD-16355
btw 1948-1950 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], poss. Mateo Garza [bass], Pietro Marchiandoo or Louis Oltremari [accordion] + more unknown musicians. Producer: Bill Quinn)
047 1388B/ST-2309 MAGGIE WALTZ 1388/KK CD-22 BCD-16355
048 1388A/ST-2310 IT WON’T BE LONG [OPELOUSAS WALTZ*] 1388 Starday 212* D 1043/D 7000 LP 5027 CD-380 BCD-16355
049 ST-2315 CORPUS CRISTI WALTZ D 1024/ BCD-16355
050 OH-MEON Humming Bird HB-1011/LP-7453 KK-CD-22 AIM-1205 BCD-16355
btw 1947-1950 [unidentified sessions] Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Producer: Bill Quinn)
051 ST-2287 JOLE BLON [english] Starday 45-187/ BCD-16355
052 ST-2311 TONDELAY D 1132/D 7000 BCD-16355
053 ‘TIL THEN I‘LL HIDE ALL MY TEARS unissued-lost
054 LIQUOR AND WOMEN unissued-lost
ca. March 1950 ACA Recording Studio, 612 Westheimer, Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle],  Frank Juricek or Earl Rebert [steel], poss. Louis Oltremari [piano] + unknown musicians. Producer: Macy Lela Henry)
(note: KK-CD-22 booklet shows lineup as follows; Ronald R. “Pee Wee” Lyons [steel], B.D.Williams [bass], Amos Comeaux [drums], Johnnie Ruth Manuel (Johnnie Mae Smirle) [piano])
055 ACA-1506 PRETTY GIRLS OF PORT ARTHUR unissued
056 ACA-1507 GRA MAMOU Macy's 124/CD 380 KK-7453 KK CD-22 AIM-1205
057 ACA-1508 CAT'N AROUND Macy's 124/LP-7453 KK CD-07
058 ACA-1509 WHAT YOU DOIN' BABY unissued
059 ACA-1510 CHOATES' WALTZ unissued
ca. April 1950 ACA Recording Studio, 612 Westheimer, Houston, TX - Harry Choates and His Fiddle (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle],Earl Rebert [steel], poss. Sue Romero [bass], poss. Louis Oltremari [piano] + unknown musicians. Producer: Macy Lela Henry)
 (note: KK-CD-22 booklet shows lineup as follows: Joseph A. ‘Joe’ Manuel or Esmond A. ‘Eddie’ Pursley [gt], Ronald R. “Pee Wee” Lyons [steel], B.D.Williams [bass], Amos Comeaux [drums], Johnnie Ruth Manuel (Johnnie Mae Smirle) [piano])
060 ACA-1556 LOUISIANA BOOGIE Macy's 134/KK-7453 KK CD-22 AIM-1205
061 ACA-1557 IT'S TOO LONG unissued
062 ACA-1558 I LOVE YOU BABY unissued
063 ACA-1559 SHE'S SWEET SWEET Macy's 158/LP-7453 KK CD-22 AIM-1205
064 ACA-1560 WHAT'S THE USE Macy's 134/LP-7453 KK CD-22 AIM-1205
ca. May 1950 ACA Recording Studio, 612 Westheimer, Houston, TX - Harry Choates and His Fiddle (Producer: Macy Lela Henry)
065 ACA-1586 GUITAR unissued
ca. July 1950 ACA Recording Studio, 612 Westheimer, Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], poss. Pee Wee Calhoun [piano] + unknown musicians. Producer: Macy Lela Henry)
(note: KK-CD-22 booklet shows lineup as follows: Joseph A. ‘Joe’ Manuel or Esmond A. ‘Eddie’ Pursley [gt], Ronald R. “Pee Wee” Lyons [steel], B.D.Williams [bass], Amos Comeaux [drums], Johnnie Ruth Manuel (Johnnie Mae Smirle) [piano])
066 ACA-1691 KOREA, HERE WE COME Macy's 141
067 ACA-1692 DO YOU STILL LOVE ME Macy's 141/LP-7453 KK CD-22 AIM-1205
068 ACA-1693 FIDDLE POLKA Macy’s 147/AIM 1205
069 ACA-1694 YOU ARE MINE unissued
ca. September 1950 ACA Recording Studio, 612 Westheimer, Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], poss. Pee Wee Calhoun [piano] + unknown musicians. Producer: Macy Lela Henry)
(note: KK-CD-22 booklet shows lineup as follows: Joseph A. ‘Joe’ Manuel or Esmond A. ‘Eddie’ Pursley [gt], Ronald R. “Pee Wee” Lyons [steel], B.D.Williams [bass], Amos Comeaux [drums], Johnnie Ruth Manuel (Johnnie Mae Smirle) [piano])
070 ACA-1748 HARRY CHOATES POLKA unissued
071 ACA-1749 CHARLESTON SWING unissued
072 ACA-1750 ARE YOU WONDERING unissued
073 ACA-1751 I‘VE QUIT MY CATTIN‘  AROUND Macy's 147/KK CD-22 AIM-1205
074 ACA-1752 CORPUS CHRISTE WALTZ (sic!) Macy's 159
075 ACA-1753 MY HEART IS BREAKING unissued
ca November 1950 ACA Recording Studio, 5522 Washington Ave., Houston, TX - Harry Choates Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], Gene Snowden [rh gt], Herb Remington [steel], “Ernie“ [piano] + unknown musicians. Producer: Macy Lela Henry)
076 ACA-1809 MUSICIAN'S BLUES unissued
077 ACA-1810 I'M GOING TO THE BOTTOM unissued
078 ACA-1811 MY PRETTY BRUNETTE Macy's 159/KK CD-22 AIM-1205
079 ACA-1812 ANSWER TO GRA MAMOU unissued
080 ACA-1813 FRENCH HONKY TONK unissued
081 ACA-1814 HARRY'S BLUES Macy's 158
12 January 1951 ACA Recording Studio, 5522 Washington Ave., Houston, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], “Red“ [vcl] + unknown musicians. Producer: Macy Lela Henry)
082 ACA-1911 DO UNTO OTHERS unissued
083 ACA-1911 FIVE TIME LOSER unissued
084 ACA-1912 I AIN’T NO FOOL unissued
1950 or 1951 Waco, TX - Harry Choates [overdub session: 1951 Kentucky Slim and Southerners [vcl]]
085 ACA-2011 JOLE BLON'S FAREWELL Humming Bird 1008 / AIM 1205
Ca 1951 Houston, TX - Harry Choates and His Fiddle ((Harry Choates [vcl/fiddle], Dave Isbell [bass] + unknown musicians)
086 1012A GULF COAST WALTZ Humming Bird 1012 / BCD 16355 BH
087 1012B BIG MAMOU (GROSSE MAMOU) Humming Bird 1012 / LP 7453 / KK CD-22 / AIM 1205
ca June 1951 KCOR Radio Station Studio, San Antonio, TX - Harry Choates (Harry Choates [fiddle], Lucky Ford [gt], Lloyd Baker [steel], Junior Keelan [bass]. Producer: Bob Tanner, Charlie Cole)
088 AUSTIN SPECIAL Allied 101/KK-CD 22 AIM 1205
089 SATURDAY NIGHT WALTZ Allied 101/KK-CD 22 AIM 1205
090 BEAUMONT WALTZ Allied 103/LP-7453 KK-CD 22 AIM 1205
091 FIVE-TIME LOSER Allied 103/LP-7453 KK-CD 22 AIM 1205
Allied was owned by Bob Tanner of the “Tanner ‘n’ Texas” distribution-recording-pressing combine in San Antonio

ALBUMS

D DLP-7000 Jole Blon: The Original Cajun Fiddle Of Harry Choates: Jole Blon; Dragging The Bow; Allons A Lafayette; Poor Hobo; Port Arthur Waltz; Tondelay; Louisiana; Basile Waltz; Opelousas Waltz; Honky Tonk Boogie - 60 (rev. Apr. 18, 1960)
Arhoolie 5027 The Fiddle King Of Cajun Swing: Allons A Lafayette; Basile Waltz; Cajun Hop; Port Arthur Waltz; Harry Choates Special; It Won't Be Long; Wrong Keyhole; Dragging The Bow; Poor Hobo; Louisiana; Devil In The Bayou; Grand Mamou; Lawtell Waltz; Hary Choates Blues; Chere Meon; Lousiana Boogie - 82
Krazy Kat [UK] KK-7453 Five Time Loser: Louisiana Boogie; She's Sweet Sweet; Old Cow Blues; Je Pass Durvant'a Pour; Hackberry Hop; Do You Still Love Me; Cat'n Around; My Pretty Brunette; Big Mamou; Oh Meon; What's The Use; Big Woods; Beaumont Waltz; Five Time Loser - ca. 86 [Cajun Classics, Gold Star, Macy's recordings]
Krazy Kat [UK] KK CD-22 Five Time Loser: Lake Charles Shuffle; The Old Ice Man; O.S.T. Gal; I've Grown So Lonely For You; Les Tete Fille Lafayette; Gran Prairie; La Veuve De La Coulee; Se Durvan Ta Port; Hackberry Hop; Poor Hobo; I Love You I Love You; Old Cow Blues (w. Buddy Duhon); Nobody Cares For Me (w. Buddy Duhon); Sidewalk Waltz; Louisiana Boogie; She's Sweet Sweet; What's The Use?;. Do You Still Love Me; I've Quit My Cattin' Around; My Pretty Brunette; Maggie Waltz; Big Mamou; Oh Meon; Austin Special; Saturday Night Waltz; Beaumont Waltz; Five Time Loser - 98 [Bluebird, Cajun Classics, Gold Star, Macy's recordings]
Arhoolie ARH-CD-380 Fiddle King Of Cajun Swing:Allons A Lafayette;  Basile Waltz;  Cajun Hop;  Port Arthur Waltz;  Harry Choates Special;  It Won't Be Long;  Wrong Keyhole;  Draggin' The Bow;  Te Petite;  Rubber Dolly;  Louisiana;  Poor Hobo;  Devil In The Bayou;  Rye Whiskey;  Fais Do Do Stomp;  Lawtell Waltz;  Bayou Pon Pon;  Chere Meon;  Harry Choates Blues;  Mari Jole Blon;  Honky Tonking Days;  Grand Mamou;  Je Pase Durvan Ta Port;  Hackberry Hop;  Jole Brun;  Louisiana Boogie - 93
AIM [AUS] AIM 1205 Cajun Fiddle King: Gran Prairie; Poor Hobo; Five Time Loser; Veuve De La Coulee; Louisiana Boogie; Beaumont Waltz; Hackberry Hop; Grand Mamou; Saturday Night Waltz; Do You Still Love Me; Jolé Blon; Lake Charles Shuffle; O.S.T. Gal; I've Quit My Cattin' Around; Je Pase Durvan Ta Port; She's Sweet Sweet; Harry's Blues; My Pretty Brunette; Jolé Blon's Farewell; Austin Special; What's The Use?; Oh Meon; Big Mamou; Old Ice Man; I've Grown So Lonely for You; Fiddle Polka - 10-99
Bear Family [GER] BCD-16355 Devil In The Bayou: Jole Blon (Pretty Blond); Louisiana Boogie; Poor Hobo; Port Arthur Waltz; Dragging The Bow (Draggin' The Fiddle); Tondelay; Basile Waltz; It Won't Be Long; Louisiana; Cajun Hop (Les Blues Du Port Arthur); Allons A Lafayette; Harry Choates Special; Wrong Keyhole (The Right Key The Wrong Keyhole); San Antonio Waltz; Honky-Tonking Days; Everybody's Waltz (Wednesday Night Waltz); I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town; Have You Heard The News; Joe Turner; Nobody Cares For Me; Old Cow Blues (Milk Cow Blues); Devil In The Bayou; Chere Meon; Bayou Pon Pon (Bear Creak Hop); Harry Choates Blues; Te Petite (T'est Petite Et Mignonne); Fa-D-Do Stomp (Fais Do-Do Stomp); Rubber Dolly; Jole Blon (engl. vers.); Honky-Tonking Days; Lawtell Waltz; Maggie Waltz (When You And I Were Young, Maggie); Mari Jole Blon (Jole Blon's Husband); Gulf Coast Blues; Missing You; Rye Whiskey; Sidewalk Waltz; Oh-Meon; Corpus Christi Waltz; Jolie Blon's Gone; Valse De Lake Charles; Hackberry Hop; Je Pase Durvan' Ta; Tip-E-Te Tip-E-Ta Ameon (You're Cute And...); Poor Hobo; Jole Brun (Pretty Brunette); Yes, I Love You; O.S.T. Gal; A Litte High Chair; The Old Ice Man; I Know You Feel The Way I Do; Lake Charles Shuffle (instr.); I've Grown So Lonely For You; Gran P'rairie (Cajun Hop); La Polka A Gilbert (Old Time Polka); Le Veuve De La Coulee (Cajun Hop); Les Tete Fille Lafayette (Cajun Hop) - 02 (double)

SINGLES



Bluebird (1940-41) with Happy Fat and Rayne-Bo Ramblers/*with Shelly Lee
B-8537 Lost Gal / Old Ice Man - 40
B-8623 I Know You Feel The Way I Do / Lake Charles Shuffle - 40
B-8648 Little High Chair / I've Grown So Lonely For - 40
B-8879 In The House At The End Of The Road / When The Weeping Willow Smiles - 41
B-8888 Answer To My Precious Darling / My Love - 41*
B-8928 If I Ever Leave The South / I'm Not Sorry Now - 42
B-8934 Beer Joint Blues / The Big House Blues - 42*
Gold Star (1946-49)
Gold Star
1313/1314 Jole Blon / Basile Waltz - ca. 07-46
1319 Allons A Lafayette / Port Arthur Waltz - 46
1326 Cajun Hop / Fa-De-Do Stomp - ca. 03-47
1330 Harry Choates Special / Cajun Hop - 47
1331 Rubber Dolly / Fa-De-Do Stomp - 47
1333 Missing You / Wrong Keyhole - 47
1335 Bayou Pon Pon / Lawtell Waltz - 47
1336 Louisiana / Poor Hobo - 47
1340 Rye Whiskey / Devil In The Bayou - 48
1343 Dragging The Bow / Te Petite - 48
1345 Old Cow Blues / Nobody Cares For Me - 48 w. Buddy Duhon
1350 Honky Tonkin' Days / Mari Jole Blon - 48
1380 Louisiana Boogie / Sidewalk Waltz - 49
1385 Harry Choates Blues / Chere Meon - 49
1388 It Won't Be Long / Maggie Waltz - 49
670 Joe Turner / Have You Heard The News - 50 vcl Link Davis (issued as by Link Davis)
HB-1011 Oh-Meon / Big Woods - ca. 50 (released on Humming Bird, reissued on D 1222)
Modern
20-511 Jole Blon / Basile Waltz - 46
20-528 Cajun Hop / Rubber Dolly - 47
20-530 Fa-De-Do Stomp / Harry Choates Special – 09-47 (rev. Oct. 4)
20-595 Louisiana / Poor Hobo - 47
DeLuxe
6000 Jole Blon / Basile Waltz - 46
Starday
45-187 The Original New Jole Blon [English] / The Original Jole Blon [French] -05-55
45-212 Opelousas Waltz / Louisiana (mistitled as Poor Hobo) - 11-55
45-224 Honky Tonk Boogie / Port Arthur Waltz - 03-56
45-273 Draggin' The Fiddle / Allons A Lafayette - ca. 11-56
45-284 Basile Waltz / Tondellay - ca. 01-57
D
1023 Allons A. Lafayette / Draggin' The Fiddle - 11-58 (reissue of Starday 273) (rev. Nov. 17)
1024 Corpus Christi Waltz / Jole Blon - 11-58 (rev. Nov. 17)
1043 Opelopusas Waltz / Poor Hobo – 29-01-59 (reissue of 45-212) )(rev. March 23)
1044 Honky Tonk Boogie / Port Arthur Waltz – 30-01-59 (reissue of 45-224)
1132 Tondellay / Basile Waltz – 12-03-60 (reissue of 45-284)
1024 Draggin' The Bow / Jole Blon - 61
1222 Big Woods / Oh, Meon – 29-10-61 (reissue of Hummingbird 1011/12)
1224 Draggin' The Bow / Jole Blon - 11-61
Cajun Classics (1947, during Gold Star contract)
1005/1006 Je Passe Durvan Ta Port / Tip-E-Te Tip-E Ta Ameon - 47
1007/1010 Hackberry Hop / Yes, I Love You - 47
1008/1009 Poor Hobo / Jole Brun - 47
Oklahoma Tornado (1949, during Gold Star contract)
OT-107 Jolie Blon's Gone / Valse De Lake Charles - 49
Macy's (1950)
124 Gra Mamou / Cat'n Around - 50
134 Louisiana Boogie / What's The Use - 50
141 Korea Here We Come / Do You Still Love Me - ca. 50
147 I've Quit My Cattin' Around / Fiddle Polka - ca. 50
158 Harry's Blues / She's Sweet Sweet - ca 50
159 My Pretty Brunette / Corpus Christe Waltz - ca 50
Humming Bird (1950)
1008 Jole blon's Farewell / Missing You [Kentucky Slim and Southerners]  - 51 as by Kentucky Slim and Southerners
HB-1012-A Gulf Coast waltz / Big Mamou (Grosse Mamou) - ca 51
Allied (1951)
101 Austin Special / Saturday Night Waltz - 51
103 Beaumont Waltz / Five-Time Loser - 51