Friday, October 21, 2016

Smokey Stover (1928)



Noble F. Stover, *16-11-1928 Huntsville, TX, +03-06-2005
3rd version
by Dick Grant, Al Turner, Adam Komorowski, Kent Heineman, Ray Topping; Dave Sax; John S. Leach, Graham Fincher, Bill Grant, Michel Ruppli, Carl LaFong, Mario Manciotti, Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS


Fall 1949 Kemah or Houston, TX - Smokey Stover and Stampede Wranglers (Whitey Wall ? [ld gt], ? [bass], Sleepy Short [fiddle]) [Imperial leased and mastered tracks in December 1951]
001 none/IF-336 IT'S THE NATURAL THING Stampede 101 Imperial 8141
002 none/IF-337 I'M PLANTING A ROSE Stampede 101 Imperial 8141
ca 1949 Kemah or Houston, TX - Smokey Stover and Stampede Wranglers (Whitey Wall ? [ld gt], ? [bass], Sleepy Short [fiddle])
003 MY LAST BOKAY TO YOU Stampede 102
004 UNDERNEATH THE LOVER'S MOON 102
1952 Kemah or Houston, TX - Smokey Stover and The Bailes Brothers
005 TRAVELING THE HIGHWAY HOME Stampede 103
006 MICAH-FIVE-AND-TWO 103
15 November 1952 KWKH Radio Station Studio, 327 Texas St., Shreveport, LA - Smokey Stover (Smokey Stover [vcl], Buddy Attaway [ld gt], Zane Beverly Beck [steel], Billy Marvin Walker [?], Irvin Jesse Gothran [?], Angelo James Lewis [?],Floyd Cramer [piano])
007 WHAT A SHAME Specialty 715/Hillbilly Researcher HBR-60 BACM CD D 499
008 BECAUSE I LOVED HER SO 715/HBR-60 CACTUS SPECD-1 BACM CD D 499
009 TELL ME YOUR SORRY ONCE MORE Specialty unissued
010 MY PLAY PRETTY HEART Specialty unissued
HILLBILLY RESEARCHER HBR 60 SPECIALTY HILLBILLY (UK, 2003); BACM CD D 499 SPECIALTY LABEL (UK, 2015)
1954 KTRM Radio Station, Beaumont, TX - Smokey Stover (Rusty Kershaw [ld gt], Louis Founeret [steel], ? [bass], Doug Kershaw [fiddle])
011 GO ON AND LEAVE MY BABY ALONE Feature 1084/Flyright LP-557 CD 44
012 THAT'S HOW TRUE MY LOVE IS FOR YOU 1084/Flyright LP-596 HBR 052
FLYRIGHT LP 596 HONKY TONKING WITH LEFY FRIZZELL (UK, 1983); FLYRIGHT CD 44 I’M A HONKY TONK DADDY (UK, 1992); HILLBILLY RESEARCHER HBR 052 FEATURE HILLBILLY, VOL. 1 (UK, 2002)
ca August 1954 Gold Star Reording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston,TX - Smokey Stover (unknown steel, bass, fiddle, piano) [*overdubbed harm vcl and drums]
013 2170 NOW Starday 45-274
014 2171 YOU WOULDN'T KID ME, WOULD YOU Starday 45-192
015 2172/OP-100 MY BUILDING OF DREAMS Starday 45-274 OL' Podner 101*
016 2173/OP-101 IT'S EASIER SAID THAN DONE Starday 45-192 101*
OL' PODNER 101 - label address is Lake Jackson. Texas.
ca July 1955 unknown - Smikey Stover and His Stampede Wranglers (unknown musicians)
017 209.1/R-1040/^5596 I NEVER THOUGHT I'D SEE THE DAY Sage and Sand 45-209
018 209.2/R-1041^5597 DON'T EVER TAKE HER LOVE FOR GRANTED 45-209
019 THERE'S NO RIGHT WAY TO DO ME WRONG Sage and Sand 45-210
020 NO PLANS FOR THE FUTURE 45-210
1958 unknown – Smokey Stover
021 ROCK ME Sage 45-278
022 WHY DID I CRY Sage 45-278
1959 Houston, TX - Smokey Stover (unknown musicians)
023 OP-102 WHAT'S MORE OL' Podner 102/103
024 OP-103 WHAT'S WRONG WITH ME 102/103
1959 Houston, TX - Smokey Stover (unknown musicians)
025 1258 LIFETIME OF FORGETTIN' OL' Podner 104
026 1259 BALLAD OF JIMMY HOFFA 104/JEMF LP-111
OL' PODNER 104 label address is Lake Houston. Texas.
JEMF LP-111 WORK’S MANY VOICES VOL. 2 (1984)
Spring 1962 poss. Los Angeles, CA - Smokey Stover (unknown musicians)
027 X 255 ON THE WARPATH Toppa 45-1061/Bb-CD-55171
028 X 256 SOMETIMES YOU JUST CAN'T WIN Toppa 45-1061
BUFFALO BOP Bb-CD-55171 ROCKABILLY BARNYARD (GER, 2004)
Ca March 1963 unknown – Smokey Stover
029 H.G. 226 REMEMBER ME  Na.R.Co 105
030 H.G. 227 THIS HURT INSIDE OF ME Na.R.Co 105
1963 Golf Coast Studio, Beaumont, TX - Smokey Stover (Producer: Slick Norris)
031 WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN Sims 172
032 ONE THING IN COMMON 172
ca September 1965 unknown - Smokey Stover
033 I WANT THE CAKE, NOT THE CRUMBS Boyd 153
034 WHO WILL BE THE NEXT ONE 153
3 October 1966 Hollywood, CA - Smokey Stover, *and Linda Gail Lewis (Producer: Bobby Boyd)
035 HCO 88187 LEAVING IS THE HARDEST THING TO DO 4-43968
036 HCO 88188 TOO MANY THINGS GOING MY WAY Columbia 4-43968
037 TELL ME A MEMORY Columbia unissued
038 UNTIL THEN* Columbia unissued
1993 unknown - Smokey Stover
039 SWEETHEART OF THE OPRY Black Smoke ?
1994 unknown - Smokey Stover
040 I CAN QUIT ANYTIME Black Smoke ?
041 unknown title Black Smoke ?
1999 Houston, TX - Smokey Stover
042 I MAY BE GETTING OLDER Black Smoke ?
2000 unknown - Smokey Stover
043 MOSTLY CLOUDY TIMA CD ??? [va]
early 2000s Houston, TX - Smokey Stover
044 I MAY BE GETTING OLDER, BUT I AIN'T STOPPED
045 THINKING OF YOU
2001 unknown - Smokey Stover
046 THERE'S A LOVE SONG HERE TIMA CD ??? [va]




SINGLES
Stampede (1949-52)
101 I'm Planting A Rose / It's The Natural Thing - 49 (reissued on Imperial 8141 in 1951)
102 My Last Bokay To You / Underneath The Lover's Moon - 49
103 Traveling The Highway Home / Micah-Five-And-Two - 52 w. Bailes Brothers
Specialty (1953)
SP-715 What A Shame / Because I Loved Her So – 07-53
Feature (1953)
45-F-1084 Go On And Leave My Baby Alone / That's How True My Love Is For You - 54
Starday (1954)
45-192 You Wouldn't Kid Me, Would You / It's Easier Said Than Done - 05-55 (rev. May 14)
45-274 Now / My Building Of Dreams - 11-56 (overdubbed and reissued on Ol' Podner 101)
Sage and Sand (1955)
45-209 I Never Thought I'd See The Day / Don't Ever Take Her Love For Granted – 09-55 (rev. Sept. 24)
45-210 There's No Right Way To Do Me / No Plans For The Future – 55
Sage (1958)
45-278 Rock Me / Why Did I Cry – 12-58
Ol' Podner (1959)
101 My Building Of Dreams / It's Easier Said Than Done – 02-59 (overdubbed Starday tracks)
OP 102/103 What's Wrong With Me / What's More – 04-59 (rev, Apr. 20)
OP-104 Lifetime Of Forgettin' / Ballad Of Jimmy Hoffa - 59
Toppa (1962)
45-1061 On The Warpath / Sometimes You Just Can't Win - 06-62
Na.R.Co (1963)
105 This Hurt Inside Of Me / Remember Me – 04-63 (rev. May 4)
Sims (1963)
172 When The Sun Goes Down / One Thing In Common – 10-63 (mention Oct. 19)
Boyd (1965)
153 I Want The Cake, Not The Crumbs / Who Will Be The Next One -  10-65 (rev. Oct. 16)
Columbia (1967) 
4-43968 Leaving Is The Hardest Thing To Do / Too Many Things Going My Way – 01-67 (rev. January 28. Note This record was avised on Billboard Dec. 10, 1966 to be released on Date records. No info on single found)
Black Smoke (1993-)
? Sweetheart Of The Opry / ? - 93
? I Can Quit Anytime / ? - 94
? I May Be Getting Older / Thinking Of You - 99


 

Davidson Hart Kingsberry



*1979 Paris, TX
By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
Ca early 2012 Jupiter Studios, 4000 Wallingford Ave N, Seattle, WA  - Davidson Hart Kingsberry
001 2 HORSES Fin FIN-LE7-017/PWFINLE 12038
002 STAY OUTA MY DREAMS Fin PWFINLE 12038
003 LETTER TO YOU Fin PWFINLE 12038
004 OH DARLIN' Fin PWFINLE 12038
005 MET AN ANGEL Fin PWFINLE 12038
006 EYES OF GREEN Fin PWFINLE 12038
007 SUNFLOWERS ON THE WATER Fin PWFINLE 12038
008 STUCK IN WASHINGTON Fin FIN-LE7-017/ PWFINLE 12038
009 NYQUIL AND WINE Fin PWFINLE 12038
010 HOW LONG WILL IT BE Fin PWFINLE 12038
011 DEVIL IN HIS HEART Fin PWFINLE 12038
012 TELL ME WHAT HE LOOKS LIKE Fin PWFINLE 12038  


ALBUMS
Fin PWFINLE 12038 2 Horses: 2 Horses; Stay Outa My Dreams; Letter To You; Oh Darlin'; Met an Angel; Eyes of Green; Sunflowers On the Water; Stuck In Washington; Nyquil and Wine; How Long Will It Be; Devil In His Heart; Tell Me What He Looks Like – 12-12

SINGLES
Fin
FIN-LE7-017 2 Horses / Stuck In Washington – 03-12

Wink Keziah




By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
2005 unknown - Wink Keziah and Deluxe Motel:  (Producer: Wink Keziah)
001 HILLBILLY SATURDAY NIGHT XHM 9507-02
002 TIME SLIPS AWAY XHM 9507-02
003 I WANNA THANK YOU XHM 9507-02
004 DANCIN' ALL ALONE XHM 9507-02
005 SOME CALL IT A HONKY TONK XHM 9507-02
006 WHY DON'T YOU COME BACK HOME ? XHM 9507-02
007 LOOKIN' FOR WHAT I CAN'T FIND AT HOME XHM 9507-02
008 COLD RAIN XHM 9507-02
009 TRYIN' TO CALL HOME XHM 9507-02
010 WHERE'S MY BABY ? XHM 9507-02  
16/22 November 2006 Mitch Easter's Fidelitorium Recordings, Charlotte, NC - Wink Keziah and Deluxe Motel (Wink Keziah [vcl/gt], Dennis Davis [gt], Tony Rogers [gt], Chris Garges [drums], Robin Rogers [harmonica])
011 I CAN'T STOP GS-CD-1162
012 I PICK UP THE TELEPHONE GS-CD-1162
013 A HOT WOMAN AND A COLD BEER GS-CD-1162
014 THAT AIN'T ME GS-CD-1162
015 YOU'RE TALKIN' 'BOUT ME GS-CD-1162
016 BALL AND CHAIN GS-CD-1162
017 LAREDO GS-CD-1162
018 AS LONG AS IT AIN'T HERE GS-CD-1162
019 WHEN YOUR WORLD COMES TUMBLIN' DOWN GS-CD-1162
020 JESSE'S FARM GS-CD-1162  
2009 Los Angeles, CA - Wink Keziah (Wink Keziah [vcl/gt], Mark Stuart [vcl/tambourine],  Mike Turner [el gt/slide gt], Randy Mitchell [el gt/slide gt], Doug Pettibone [el gt], Arda Bagcioglu [el gt], Alan Mirikitani [el gt], Dennis Caplinger [dobro/ banjo/ mandolin/ fiddle], J.D. Maness [steel], Taras Prodaniuk [bass gt], David Raven [drums], Ted Andreadis [piano/ Hammond b-3 organ], Marty Grebb [piano],Marcy Levy, Mike Stinson [bck vcl])
021 SOMETIMES YOU WIN GS-CD-1163
022 SWEET JESUS GS-CD-1163
023 COUNTRY COMES TO TOWN GS-CD-1163
024 LOST HIGHWAY GS-CD-1163
025 CHAIN LINK FENCE GS-CD-1163
026 SAN ANTONIO GS-CD-1163
027 RUNNING AWAY FROM MY LIFE GS-CD-1163
028 WHERE YOU COMIN' FROM GS-CD-1163
029 HANDS OF GOD GS-CD-1163
030 HONKY TONK RENDEZVOUS GS-CD-1163
031 RED WINE GS-CD-1163
2013 Charlotte, NC/ Austin, TX/ Los Angeles, CA – Wink Keziah
032 WHEN I GET PAID
033 CINCINNATI
034 MOONSHINE AND DOPE
035 HOLDIN' ON (GETS THE BEST OF ME)
036 THE QUIET KIND
037 SECOND CHANCE (AT A FIRST IMPRESSION)
038 FAITHFUL SON
039 TIME TO MOVE ON
040 DEAD MAN WALKIN'
041 LIFE ON THE BAYOU
042 WHEN THE SHADOWS COM A'CALLIN'
Tracks above issued on album Cowbilly

ALBUMS
Wink Keziah XHM 9507-02 Wink Keziah and Deluxe Motel: Hillbilly Saturday Night; Time Slips Away; I Wanna Thank You; Dancin' All Alone; Some Call It A Honky Tonk; Why Don't You Come Back Home ?; Lookin' For What I Can't Find At Home; Cold Rain; Tryin' To Call Home; Where's My Baby ? – 26-07-05
Great South GS-CD-1162 Working Songs For The Drinking Class: I Can't Stop; I Pick Up The Telephone; A Hot Woman And A Cold Beer; That Ain't Me; You're Talkin' 'bout Me; Ball And Chain; Laredo; As Long As It Ain't Here; When Your World Comes Tumblin' Down; Jesse's Farm – 01-08
Great South GS-CD-1163 Hard Times: Sometimes You Win; Sweet Jesus; Country Comes To Town; Lost Highway; Chain Link Fence; San Antonio; Running Away From My Life; Where You Comin' From; Hands Of God; Honky Tonk Rendezvous; Red Wine – 13-10-09
Great South ? Cowbilly: When I Get Paid; Cincinnati; Moonshine and Dope; Holdin' On (Gets the Best of Me); The Quiet Kind; Second Chance (At a First Impression); Faithful Son; Time To Move On; Dead Man Walkin'; Life On the Bayou; When the Shadows Com A'callin' – 10-01-14

Smiley Maxedon




Roy ‘Smiley’ Maxedon, *03-06-1921 Bruce, IL, +03-06-2001
3rd version
By Praguefrank, Carl LaFong, Thieu Van De Vorst, Steve Hathaway also using www.carcitycountry.com
SESSIONS

1946 Detroit, MI – Smilin‘ Red Maxedon and Mercury Rangers (Blue Mountain Girls [vcl-1])
001 KEEP SMILING TILL WE'RE TOGETHER AGAIN Arcadia A 0080
002 IT'S A LONG WAY FROM HERE TO DIXIE A 0080
003 I FELL IN LOVE Arcadia A-0600
004 I LEFT MY BOOTS AND SADDLE HOME  (JUST TO MAKE A LITTLE JEEP GO) Arcadia A-0600
005 I’LL BE BACK A-0081
006 PUT YOUR ARMS AROUND YOUR DADDY -1  A-0081
1946 Detroit, MI - Smilin‘ Red and His Radio Gang
007 IT WAS CHRISTMAS IN LONDON Arcadia AP 1947
008 IN MY HEART THERE’S A PART OF THE PRAIRIE  Arcadia AP 1947
009 THAT OLD SWISS CHALET IN THE ROCKIES AP 1948
010 WHEN IT’S NIGHT TIME IN NEVADA AP 1948
1947? Detroit, MI – Smilin‘ Red Maxedon, *Dottie Leader
011 I WONDER WHAT’S BECOME OF SLIM* AP 1949
012 WHEN WE BROKE THE OLD OAKEN BUCKET AP-1950 
013 THEN I'LL GET ALONG WITHOUT YOU AP-1950 
1949 Detroit, MI - Smilin‘ Red Maxedon (+ Bob Mitchell [gt] + unknown musicians)
014 I WANT A PARDON FOR DADDY Arcadia ?
015 Unknown title  Arcadia ?
016 Unknown title  Arcadia ?
017 Unknown title  Arcadia ?
1949 poss. Hollywood, CA – Smilin‘ Red MaxEdon (+Johnnie White [steel/vcl-1], Pee Wee Linden [accordion/vcl-1], Dottie Leader [vcl-2],  + unknown musicians)
018 HILLBILLY BOY FROM HICKORY FLATS -1 Wrightman 1033
019 MAY I HAVE MY HEART BACK NOW 1033
020 I DON’T WANT TO JUST DREAM Wrightman 1034
021 SILVER RAILS -1 Wrightman 1034
1950 Hollywood, CA – Smiley Maxedon and Okaw Valley Boys
022 none SUNSHINE IN THE RAIN Okaw 101/Cattle LP 42 CCD-325
023 none LITTLE BROTHER JOE Okaw 101/CCD-325
CATTLE LP 42 TRUE BLUE COUNTRY/WESTERN COLLECTOR'S ITEMS FROM THE 40S 50S AND EARLY 60S (GER 1983)
December 1951 Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Smiley Maxedon and Okaw Valley Boys
024 RHCO 10058/RZSP-10058 TOO LATE TO CRY OVER YOU Columbia 20962-unissued
025 RHCO 10059/RZSP-10059 IN THE WINDOW OF MY HEART 4-20910/CCD-325
026 RHCO 10060/RZSP-10060 CRAZY TO CARE 4-20910/CCD-325
027 RHCO 10061/RZSP-10061 WHAT GOES OUT THE WONDER 20962-unissued
September 1952 Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA - Smiley Maxedon and Okaw Valley Boys
028 RHCO 10308/RZSP-10308 YOUR OLD LOVE LETTERS 4-21046/CCD-325
029 RHCO 10309/RZSP-10309 I’M SHUTTIN‘ THE DOOR ON LOVE 4-21046/CCD-325
030 RHCO 10310/RZSP-10310 WHAT GOOD IS MY LOVE (IF IT’S WASTED) 4-21095/CCD-325
031 RHCO 10311/RZSP-10311 WE CAN’T LIVE TOGETHER ANYMORE 4-21095/CCD-325
9 October 1953 Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Smiley Maxedon
032 RHCO 10608/RZSP-10608 IF I SHOULD CHANGE MY WAYS (WOULD YOU STILL LOVE ME?) 4-21244/CCD-325
033 RHCO 10609/RZSP-10609 TOO LATE TO CRY OVER YOU 4-21244/CCD-325
034 RHCO 10610/RZSP-10610 WHY CAN’T YOU LOOK ME IN THE EYE? 4-21188/CCD-325
035 RHCO 10611/RZSP-10611 GIVE ME A RED HOT MAMA AND AN ICE COLD BEER 4-21188/CCD-325 Columbia CK 53940
COLUMBIA CK 53940 HILLBILLY BOOGIE! (1994)
27 April 1954 Radio Recorders. 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Smiley Maxedon
036 RHCO 10868/RZSP-10868 BLUE AS I CAN BE 4-21301/CCD-325
037 RHCO 10869/RZSP-10869 THAT’S ALL RIGHT 4-21301/CCD-325
038 RHCO 10870/RZSP-10870 I WANT YOU 4-21337/CCD-325
039 RHCO 10871/RZSP-10871 OH ,WHY DID I CHEAT? 4-21337/CCD-325
February 1955 Radio Recorders. 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Smiley Maxedon
040 RHCO 33345/RZSP-33345 UNTIL THEN 4-21451/CCD-325
ca. March 1955 Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Smiley Maxedon
041 RHCO 33377/RZSP-33377 I’LL SWEAR YOU DON’T LOVE ME 4-21395/CCD-325
042 RHCO 33378/RZSP-33378 YOU’VE LOST TOO MUCH 4-21395/CCD-325
043 RHCO 33379/RZSP-33379 GIVE ME YOUR LOVE FOR A WHILE 4-21451/CCD-325



ALBUMS
Cattle Compact [GER] CCD-325 A Hillbilly Voice Like Dynamite:
I'll Swear You Don't Love Me; You've Lost Too Much; In The Window Of My Heart; Crazy To Care; Until Then; Give Me Your Love For Awhile; What Good Is My Love (If It's Wasted); We Can't Live Together; Why Can't You Look Me In The Eye; Give Me A Red Hot Mama And An Ice Cold Beer; Blue As Blue Can Be; That's All Right; I Want You; Oh, Why Did I Cheat?; Your Old Love Letters; I'm Shuttin' The Door On Love; If I Should Change My Ways (Would You Still Love Me?); Too Late To Cry Over You; Sunshine In The Rain; Little Brother Joe – 06


SINGLES
Arcadia (1946-1949) Smilin‘ Red Maxedon [incomplete]
A-0080 Keep Smiling Till We're Together Again / It's A Long Way From Here To Dixie – 46
A-0081 I'll Be Back / Put Your Arms Around Your Daddy - 46
AO-600 I Fell In Love / I Left My Boots And Saddle Home (Just To Make A Little Jeep Go) – 11-46 (rev. Nov. 23)
AP-1947 It Was Christmas In London / In My Heart There’s A Part Of The Prairie - 11-47 (rev. Nov. 8)
AP-1948 That Old Swiss Chalet In The Rockies / When It’s Night Time In Nevada - 08-48
AP-1949 [Dick Pascoe and Hazel Hage:] Two Cars Came Together / [Smilin’Red Maxedon and Dottie Leader:] I Wonder What’s Become of Slim – 08-48 (adv. Aug. 14)
AP-1950 When We Broke The Old Oaken Bucket / Then I'll Get Along Without You - 09-48 (rev. Oct. 2)
AP-1951 I Want A Pardon For Daddy [by Dottie Leader] / Look A-Way Up Yonder [as Red Maxedon] - 10-49
Wrightman (1949)
1033 Hillbilly Boy From Hickory Flats / May I Have My Heart Back Now – 09-49 (ment. Oct. 2)
1034 I Don’t Want To Just Dream / Silver Rails – 09-49  (ment. Oct. 2)
Okaw (1951)
MLB-101 Sunshine In The Rain / Little Brother Joe - 50
Columbia (1951-55)
4-20910 In The Window Of My Heart / Crazy To Care – 02-52
20962 Too Late To Cry Over You / What Goes Out The Winder – 52 unissued
4-21046 I'm Shuttin' The Door On Love / Your Old Love Letter – 12-52
4-21095 What Good Is My Love (If It's Wasted) /We Can't Live Together - 04-53
4-21188 Give Me A Red Hot Mama And An Ice Cold Beer / Why Can't You Look Me In The Eye - 11-53
4-21244 Too Late To Cry Over You / If I Should Change My Ways – 04-54
4-21301 Blue As I Can Be / That's All Right – 09-54
4-21337 Oh Why Did I Cheat / I Want You – 12-54 (rev. Dec. 25)
4-21395 You've Lost Too Much / I'll Swear You Don't Love Me – 04-55
4-21451 Until Then / Give Me Your Love For A While – 09-55 (rev. October 15)