Monday, July 13, 2015

Kin Vassy



Charles Kindred "Kin" Vassy, *16-08-1943 Carrollton, GA, +23-06-1994
2nd version
By Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank
SESSIONS originally member of Back Porch Majority
ca January 1967 poss. Hollywood, CA– Kin Vassy (ass. And cond. By Lincoln Mayorga)
001 ZSP 115886 TRACKS RUN THROUGH THE CITY Epic 5-10125
ca January 1967 poss. Hollywood, CA– Kin Vassy (ass. And cond. By Gene Page)
002 ZSP 115887 GAMBLIN' MAN  5-10125
1969 poss. Hollywood, CA – Kin Vassy (Producer: Mike Post)
003 235? FAREWELL Uni 55114
004 236 HELLO, LA BYE BYE, BIRMINGHAM  Uni 55114
1969 poss. Hollywood, CA – Kin Vassy (Producer: Mike Post)
005 285 I THINK I JUST FOUND MY MIND Uni 55139
006 286 THAT'S THE BAG I'M IN  Uni 55139
1969 poss. Hollywood, CA – Kin Vassy (Producer: Mike Post)
007 397 I JUST WANNA GIVE MY LOVE TO Uni 55195
008 398 BLUE BIRD Uni 55195
1970 poss. Hollywood, CA – Kin Vassy (arr. and producer:  Kenny Rogers)
009 528 REVELATION Uni 55262
010 529 AFTER ALL (I LIVE MY LIFE) Uni 55262
Early 1972 Hollywood, CA – Kin Vassy (Producer: Jimmy Bowen)
011 MY FIRST NIGHT ALONE WITHOUT YOU Amos 168
012 WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN Amos 168
1972 Hollywood, CA – Kin Vassy (Producer: Jimmy Bowen)
013 1390 BITTER BLUE  Bell 45,244
014 SHE‘S ALL I GOT  45,244
Late 1972 Hollywood, CA – Kin Vassy (Producer: Jimmy Bowen)
015 1586  BAYOU SONG Bell 45,316
016 LEAN BACK 45,316
1978 6014 Studios, Van Nuy, CA – Kin Vassy (Kin Vassy [vcl.rh gt], John Belland [ld gt], Chad Maxwell [rh gt], David Jackson [bass], Matt Button [drums], Elmo Powler [keyboards], Mark Sarger [sax], Linda Dillard, Jean Anne Chapman, Steve Geyer [bck vcl]. Producer: Mike Settle)
017 IA 50,002 DO I EVER CROSS YOUR MIND Ia 501/ANV-1010
018 SOMETIME LOVE IS BETTER WHEN IT'S GONE Ia 501/ANV-1010
019 LET’S BE ALONE TOGETHER Mad Bird ANV 1010
020 I’D BUILD A BRIDGE Mad Bird ANV 1010
021 GOODBYE EYES Mad Bird ANV 1010
022 21139* THERE’S NOBODY LIKE YOU  Ia 505 UA   X1368-Y*/Mad Bird ANV 1010
023 TENNESSEE BOTTLE Mad Bird ANV 1010
024 ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVEL Mad Bird ANV 1010
025 TENNESSEE WALTZ Mad Bird ANV 1010
026 HOW I WISH YOU WERTE HERE Mad Bird ANV 1010  
Ca October 1979 poss. Hollywood, CA – Kin Vassy (Producer: Mike Settle)
027 119-241 MAKES ME WONDER IF I EVER SAID GOODBYE Ia 502
028 119-242 FORT WORTH FEATHERBED Ia 502
ca. May 1980 poss. Hollywood, TN –  Kin Vassy (Producer: Kenny Rogers)
029 none/21140* YOU’RE NITE OUT Ia 505 UA   X1368-Y*
18 February 1981 poss. Hollywood, CA – Kin Vassy (Producer: Larry Rogers)
030 21652 WHEN YOU WERE BLUE AND I WAS GREEN  A-1440
031 21653 ALL FOR THE LOVE OF A GIRL B-1488
032 21654 AS FAR AS THIS FEELING WILL TAKE US
4 March 1981 poss. Hollywood, CA – Kin Vassy (Producer: Larry Rogers)
033 21671 A HONKY TONK HEART  A-1440
034 21672 LIKIN‘ HIM AND LOVIN‘ YOU Liberty 1407
035 21673 HELL AND HIGH WATER Liberty 1407 B-1469
17 April  (or June?)1981 poss. Hollywood, CA – Kin Vassy (Producer: Larry Rogers)
036 21840 SHINE ON  unissued
037 21841 HERE COMES THAT SONG AGAIN unissued
038 21842 LOVED LEFT AND LONELY unissued
28 May 1981 poss. Hollywood, CA – Kin Vassy (Producer: Larry Rogers)
039 21799 TRYIN' TO LOVE TWO B-1488
040 21800 SNEAKIN' AROUND A-1427
041 21801 LONELY HEARTS A-1427 B-1458
1 February 1982 poss. Hollywood, CA – Kin Vassy
042 22258  WOMEN IN LOVE  B-1469
043 22259 CAST THE FIRST STONE B-1458
2 February 1982 poss. Hollywood, CA – Kin Vassy
044 22260 CAN’T HOLD ON FOREVER unissued
045 22261 IF YOU CAN LIVE WITH THAT (SO CAN I) unissued
btw. August 1983/January 1984 [soundtrack Rhinestone] Nashville, TN –Stella Parton and Kin Vassy
046 GOIN' BACK TO HEAVEN  PB 13924ABL1-5032



ALBUMS

Mad Bird ANV-1010 Do I Ever Cross Your Mind: Do I Ever Cross Your Mind; Let’s Be Alone Together; I’d Build A Bridge; Goodbye Eyes; There’s Nobody Like you; Tennessee Bottle; Sometimes Love Is Better When It’s Gone; One Foot In The Gravel; Tennessee Waltz; How I Wish You Werte Here - 79

SINGLES
Epic  (1967)               
5-10125 Tracks Run Through The City / Gamblin' Man - 02-67 (rev. Aug. 18)
Uni  (1969)                
55114 Farewell / Hello, La Bye Bye, Birmingham – 03-69
55139 I Think I Just Found My Mind / That's The Bag I'm In – 07-69
55195 Blue Bird / I Just Wanna Give My Love To – 01-69
55262 Revelation / After All (I Live My Life) – 11-70
Amos (1972)
168 My First Night Alone Without You / Will The Circle Be Unbroken – 04-72 (rev. Apr. 8)
Bell (1972)
45,244 Bitter Blue / She‘s All I Got – 08-72 (rev. Aug. 5)
45,316 Bayou Song / Lean Back – 02-73 (rev. Feb. 17)
Ia   (1979-80)               
IAS-501 Do I Ever Cross Your Mind / Sometime Love Is Better When It's Gone -09-79                                  
IAS-502 Makes Me Wonder If I Ever Said Goodbye / Fort Worth Featherbed - 02-80
IAS-505 There's Nobody Like You / Nite Out - 06-80 (reissued United Artists UA-X1368-Y in 07-80)
Liberty (1981-82)               
1407 Likin' Him And Lovin' You / Hell And High Water – 20-04-81
A-1427 Sneakin' Around / Lonely Hearts – 27-07-81
A-1440 A Honky Tonk Heart / When You Were Blue – 16-11-81
B-1458 Cast The First Stone / Lonely Hearts – 22-03-82 (rev. Apr. 3)
B-1469 Women In Love / Hell And High Water – 12-07-82 (rev. Aug. 21)
B-1488 Tryin' To Love Two / All For The Love Of A Girl – 19-10-82


Abbie Gardner



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS also member of Red Molly
1999 New York City – Abbie Gardner
001 VIOLET
002 ROSIE KNOWS SOMETHING
003 TEMPTATION
Tracks above issued on EP Abbie Gardner
2004 New York City – Abbie Gardner
004 HAPPY FEET
005 IT'S ONLY A PAPER MOON
006 YOU'D BE SO NICE TO COME HOME TO
007 UNDER A BLANKET OF BLUE
008 THEM THERE EYES
009 CHEEK TO CHEEK
010 I HAD THE CRAZIEST DREAM
011 YOUR MOTHER'S SON-IN-LAW
012 I CAN'T GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE
013 PLEASE DON'T TALK ABOUT ME WHEN I'M GONE
014 MEAN TO ME
015 TUXEDO JUNCTION
016 AIN'T MISBEHAVIN
017 STATEN ISLAND
018 GUNSHOTS AND SIRENS
Tracks above issued on album My Craziest Dreams
2006 Rivington66 Studios, New York City/ Villa Musica, New City, NY – Abbie Gardner (Abbie Gardner [vcl/gt/ dobro], Pat Wictor [vcl/ slide gt], Matt Munisteri [gt], Laurie MacAllister [bck vcl])
019 HONEY ON MY GRAVE
020 DREAMS
021 YOU GOT TO MOVE
022 I'M A FOOL
023 AIN'T MISBEHAVIN
024 ONE LOVE
025 CAFFEINE
026 SWEET GEORGIA PINES
027 OHIO
028 HIT THE ROAD JACK
029 BREATHE AGAIN
Tracks above issued on album Honey on My Grave
2008 New York City – Abbie Gardner and Anthony DaCosta (Abbie Gardner [vcl/dobro/ lap steel/ac gt/ banjo],  Anthony da Costa [vcl/ gt/percussion], Steve Kirkman [National gt/vcl], Mark Murphy [bass], Mark Dann [el bass], Fred Gillen Jr. [percussion/vcl], Oliver Hill [violin], Emily Price [cello]. Produced by Fred Gillen, Jr)
030 SPENT
031 RED BARN
032 DOWN ON MY KNEES
033 SOMEDAY
034 POCKET
035 CRAZY IN LOVE
036 LET ME DIE IN YOUR ARMS
037 I'D RATHER BE
038 NOTE
039 YOU REMIND ME
040 NOTHING LEFT
041 BETTER DAYS
042 I FEEL LIKE DANCIN'
Tracks above issued on album Bad Nights, Better Days
2008 unknown – Abbie Gardner
043 NELLIE digital single/Hope
2009 unknown – Abbie Gardner, *w. Anthony daCosta
044 WE NEED A  LITTLE CHRISTMAS* digital single
045 BURN DOWN THE CHRISTMS TREE digital single
2010 New York City – Abbie Gardner (Abbie Gardner [vcl/dobro/ lap steel/ gt], Craig Akin [bass], Ben Wittman [drums], Herb Gardner [piano], Sarah Gardner [organ])
046 BREAK IT SLOW
047 LIAR
048 COMES LOVE
049 I CAN'T BE GOOD FOR YOU
050 HOPE
051 IT'S YOU
052 BANG BANG
053 DO IT
054 WALKIN' CANE
055 TOO SOON
Tracks above issued on album Hope


ALBUMS

Gimmie Some Ribs Music ? (UPC 783707849126) My Craziest Dream: Happy Feet;  It's Only A Paper Moon;  You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To;  Under A Blanket Of Blue;  Them There Eyes;  Cheek to Cheek;  I Had The Craziest Dream;  Your Mother's Son-in-Law;  I Can't Give You Anything But Love;  Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone;  Mean To Me;  Tuxedo Junction;  Ain't Misbehavin;  Staten Island;  Gunshots and Sirens - 04
Gimmie Some Ribs Music ? (837101163194) Honey On My Grave:  Honey On My Grave;  Dreams;  I'm a Fool; Ain't Misbehavin; One Love; Caffeine; Sweet Georgia Pines;  Ohio;  Hit the Road Jack;  Breathe Again; You Got to Move – 06
Abbie Gardner no # Bad Nights, Better Days: Spent; Red Barn; Down On My Knees; Someday; Pocket; Crazy In Love; Let Me Die In Your Arms; I'd Rather Be; Note; You Remind Me; Nothing Left; Better Days; I Feel Like Dancin' – 08 w. Anthony DaCosta
Abbie Gardner ? (UPC884501481342) Hope: Break it Slow;  Liar;  Comes Love; I Can't Be Good for You;  Hope;  It's You;  Bang Bang;  Do It (feat. Craig Akin);  Nellie;  Walkin' Cane;  Too Soon – 01-04-11


EPs
Abbie Gardner
? (UPC634479534621) Abbie Gardner: Violet; Rosie Knows Something; Temptation - 99


Reel World String Band


By Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS


1981 Cincinnati, OH – The Reel World String Band (Belle Jackson [gt], Bev Futrell [mandolin], Sue Massek [banjo], Sharon Ruble [bass], Karen Jones [fiddle])
001 FORKED DEER Vetco LP 518
002 WORKING GIRL BLUES Vetco LP 518 RWSB 5895-2
003 NEW MOON Vetco LP 518
004 HIGHLANDER'S FAREWELL Vetco LP 518 RWSB 5895-2
005 LONESOME PINE SPECIAL Vetco LP 518 RWSB 5895-2
006 THE WOMAN FIDDLER Vetco LP 518 RWSB 5895-2
007 GROWLIN' OL' MAN, CACKLIN' OL' WOMAN Vetco LP 518 RWSB 5895-2
008 MOUNTAIN SONG / SHADY GROVE Vetco LP 518 RWSB 5895-2
009 HIGH ON A MOUNTAIN Vetco LP 518
010 BILLIE IN THE LOWGROUND Vetco LP 518
011 CLUCKIN' HEN Vetco LP 518 RWSB 5895-2
012 I'VE GOT THE MOURNING BLUES Vetco LP 518
013 EVERGREEN Vetco LP 518 RWSB 5895-2
1982 Cincinnati, OH – The Reel World String Band (Belle Jackson [gt], Bev Futrell [mandolin], Sue Massek [banjo], Sharon Ruble [bass], Karen Jones [fiddle]. Producer: Lou Ukelson)
014 BANJO PICKIN’GIRL Vetco LP-521 RWSB 5895-2
015 HONKEY TONKEY Vetco LP-521 RWSB 5895-2
016 FACTORY GIRLS Vetco LP-521
017 LONG WAY TO HARLAN Vetco LP-521
018 JEFF DAVIS Vetco LP-521 RWSB 5895-2
019 MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME Vetco LP-521
020 KEENELAND KITTEN Vetco LP-521
021 WHAT SHE AIMS TO BE Vetco LP-521 RWSB 5895-2
022 CATTLE IN THE CORN Vetco LP-521 RWSB-5895-2
023 WEST VIRGINIA MY HOME Vetco LP-521  RWSB 5895-2
024 MOTHERLESS CHILD Vetco LP-521 RWSB 5895-2
025 BLACKBERRY BLOSSOM Vetco LP-521
1984 Track 16, Lexington, KY – The Reel World String Band (Bev Futrell [gt/ mandolin/ harmonica], Sue Massek [banjo], Sharon Ruble [bass], Karen Jones [fiddle] + Elise Melrood [piano]. Producer: Bruce Kaplan)
026 HOLY Flying Fish FF-335 RWSB 5895-2
027 DUSTY MILLER Flying Fish FF-335
028 COME ALL YE COAL MINERS Flying Fish FF-335  RWSB 5895-2
029 MIDNIGHT ON THE WATER/OUACHITA Flying Fish FF-335 RWSB 5895-2
030 SALLY BLON/SALLY ANN Flying Fish FF-335 RWSB 5895-2
031 PANHANDLE RAG Flying Fish FF-335 RWSB 5895-2
032 PRAIRIE ROSE Flying Fish FF-335 RWSB 5895-2
033 TRAMPS AND HAWKERS Flying Fish FF-335 RWSB 5895-2
034 BETSY’S MOUNTAIN Flying Fish FF-335
035 ROCKIN’ CHAIR Flying Fish FF-335
036 WHEN A RING’S AROUND THE MOON Flying Fish FF-335  RWSB 5895-2
037 CRANKS CREEK Flying Fish FF-335 RWSB 5895-2
1989 unknown – The Reel World String Band (Producer: Lee Guice)
038 TROUBLE IN MIND Flying Fish FFCD-517
039 OLD GREY COAT Flying Fish FFCD-517
040 TOO MANY PEOPLE (SOUTH AFRICAN FREEDOM SONG) Flying Fish FFCD-517
041 CHILE YOUR WATERS RUN RED THROUGH SOWETO Flying Fish FFCD-517
042 APPALACHIAN WIND Flying Fish FFCD-517
043 ELLEN'S SONG Flying Fish FFCD-517
044 WALKIN' AFTER MIDNIGHT Flying Fish FFCD-517
045 MAMA USED TO DANCE Flying Fish FFCD-517
046 LILY MAY Flying Fish FFCD-517
047 PEACE AND HARMONY Flying Fish FFCD-517
048 HENHOUSE LAMENT Flying Fish FFCD-517
1996 unknown – The Reel World String Band  (Karen Jones [gt/fiddle], Bev Futrell [gt/ harmonica], Sue Massek [banjo/gt],  Sharon Ruble [bass], Miriam Davidson [percussion/accordion],  Elise Melrood [piano])
049 POOR GIRL'S STORY  RWSB 5012-2
050 BEFORE THE ROAD  RWSB 5012-2
051 BOOM IN APPALACHIA  RWSB 5012-2
052 JEALOUS HEARTED BLUES  RWSB 5012-2
053 SOURWOOD SONG  RWSB 5012-2
054 LOOKOUT BLUES  RWSB 5012-2
055 MORNING BLUES  RWSB 5012-2
056 PRETTY SARO  RWSB 5012-2
057 SHADY GROVE  RWSB 5012-2
058 THE TAKING  RWSB 5012-2
059 COLD FROSTY MORNING/MONROE'S FAREWELL TO LONG HOLLOW  RWSB 5012-2
060 PIECE OF MY HEART  RWSB 5012-2
1997 [sessions for Coal Mining Women] unknown - The Reel World String Band
061 DRAG LINES Rounder CD-4025
062 WHAT SHE AIMS TO BE Rounder CD-4025
063 THE BATTLE OF JERICOL Rounder CD-4025
2001 unknown – The Reel World String Band (Karen Jones [gt/fiddle], Bev Futrell [gt/ harmonica], Sue Massek [banjo/gt],  Sharon Ruble [bass], Elise Melrood [piano])
064 BLUEBIRD ON THE BRANCH
065 JAMES ALLEY BLUES
066 VELVET STOMP
067 COAST IS CLEAR
068 I CAN SEE YOUR AURA
069 BETWEEN THE SHADOWS
070 SALLY'S SONG/SALLY IN THE GARDEN
071 LITTLE OMIE'S DONE GOT WISE
072 SPITTIN OUT THE COAL
073 FULL MOON FULL OF LOVE; LAST CHANCE
074 SILVER DEW ON THE BLUEGRASS
Tracks above issued on album The Coast Is Clear
2005 [live]  unknown – The Reel World String Band
07401 BURY ME IN BLUEGRASS
07402 GONE CAMPING
07403 CO-DEPENDENT WITH YOU
07404 GABRIELLE'S SONG
07405 THE STAMPING GROUND SET
07406 LOGS ON THE HIGHWAY
07407 KENTUCKY BLACKBERRY BLOSSOM/I WALK THE LINE
07408 COSBY
07409 TIPTOE LIGHTLY
07410 CONTEST COMIN'/CRIPPLE CREEK
07411 WHO OWNS APPALACHIA
07412 KARSEN'S REAL
07413 WHERE KENTUCKY'S BLUE MOON ROSE
Tracks above issued on album Live Music
 
ALBUMS

Vetco LP-518 The Reel World String Band: Forked Deer; Working Girl Blues; New Moon; Highlander's Farewell; Lonesome Pine Special; The Woman Fiddler; Growlin' Ol' Man, Cacklin' Ol' Woman; Shady Grove; High On A Mountain; Billie In The Lowground; Cluckin' Hen; I've Got The Mourning Blues; Evergreen  - 81
Vetco LP-521 Long Way To Harlan: Blackberry Blossom; Banjo Pickin’Girl; Honkey Tonkey; Factory Girls; Long Way To Harlan; Jeff Davis; My Old Kentucky Home; Keeneland Kitten; Whjat She Aims To Be; Battle In The Born; West Virginia My Home; Motherless Child - 82
Flying Fish FF-335 In Good Time: Cranks Creek; Holy; Dusty Miller; Come All Ye Coal Miners; Midnight On The Water/Ouachita; Sally Blon/Sally Ann; Panhandle Rag; Prairie Rose; Tramps And Hawkers; Betsy’s Mountain; Rockin’ Chair; When A Ring’s Around The Moon - 84
Flying Fish FFCD-517 Appalachian Wind: Henhouse Lament; Trouble In Mind;  Old Grey Coat; Too Many People (South African Freedom Song);  Chile Your Waters Run Red Through Soweto; Appalachian Wind;  Ellen's Song; Walkin' After Midnight; Mama Used To Dance; Lily May; Peace And Harmony – 30-11-89
Reel World String Band 5012-2 Whatnots: Poor Girl's Story; Before the Road; Boom in Appalachia; Jealous Hearted Blues; Sourwood Song; Lookout Blues; Morning Blues; Pretty Saro; Shady Grove; The Taking; Cold Frosty Morning/Monroe's Farewell to Long Hollow; Piece of My Heart – 96
Reel World String Band no # The Coast Is Clear: Silver Dew on the Bluegrass; Bluebird on the Branch; James Alley Blues; Velvet Stomp; Coast Is Clear; I Can See Your Aura; Between the Shadows; Sally's Song/Sally In The Garden; Little Omie's Done Got Wise; Spittin Out The Coal; Full Moon Full of Love; Last Chance - 01
Reel World String Band 5895-2 Mountain Song: Reflection: Mountain Song/Shady Grove; Lonesome Pine Special; Cluckin' Hen; The Woman Fiddler; Growlin' Ol' Man, Cacklin' Ol' Woman; Working Girl Blues; Evergreen; Highlander's Farewell; Banjo Pickin' Girl; Honkey Tonkey;  Jeff Davis; West Virginia My Home;  Cattle In the Corn; What She Aims to Be; Motherless Child; Come All Ye Coal Miners; Cranks Creek; Sally Blon/Sally Ann;  Midnight on the Water/Ouachita; Holy; Panhandle Rag; Prairie Rose; Tramps and Hawkers;  When a Ring's Around the Moon - 02 (sampler, tracks from first three albums)
Reel World String Band no # (UPC 783707230207) Live Music: Bury Me In Bluegrass; Gone Camping; Co-Dependent With You; Gabrielle's Song; The Stamping Ground Set; Logs on the Highway; Kentucky Blackberry Blossom/I Walk the Line; Cosby; Tiptoe Lightly; Contest Comin'/Cripple Creek; Who Owns Appalachia; Karsen's Real; Where Kentucky's Blue Moon Rose – 13-12-05