Thursday, May 2, 2013

Perk Williams



*19-11-1926, +03-01-1994
2nd version

by Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti, Steve Hathaway, ThieuVan De Vorst, Al Turner
SESSIONS


As member of Melody Makers (only P.W. vocal tracks listed; for detailed info on sessions, albums and singles see Jimmy Heap)

September 1949 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], ? [drums], Arlie Carter [piano])

IF-169-1 TODAY, TONIGHT AND TOMORROW -2 8064 [t.-2] unissued
IF-171 YOU WERE MEANT TO RUIN MY DREAMS -2 8069 / Cattle CD 328
IF-172 A BROKEN PANE IN THE WINDOW OF MY HEART -2 8069/ Cattle CD 328
IF-173 MY ANGEL ISN'T ON MY CHRISTMAS -2 45-8133
IF-174 SNAKES IN MY BOOTS -2 8066
ca October 1949 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], ? [drums], Arlie Carter [piano])
IF-186 LOVE FOR SALE -1,2 45-8077
ca early 1950 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], ? [drums], Arlie Carter [piano] + vocal chorus: Jimmy Heap, Bill Glendening, Horace Barnet)
IF-198 MY HEART’S TURNED TO STONE -2 45-8089
1950 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle],Horace Barnett [vcl-3/rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], ? [drums], Arlie Carter [piano] + vocal chorus: Jimmy Heap, Bill Glendening, Horace Barnett)
IF-207 SUNSET SENDS SORROW -2 45-8084/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
IF-208 I HOPE YOU'RE SATISFIED -2-3 45-8084/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
Summer 1950 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano])
IF-226 CARBON COPY -2 45-8093/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
1950 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], ? [drums], Arlie Carter [piano] + vocal chorus (041): Jimmy Heap, Bill Glendening, Horace Barnett)
IF-237 GOD IS ON OUR SIDE -2 45-8133
IF-239 THAT’S THAT -2 45-8129/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
Fall 1950 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-1/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano])
IF-244 A COFFIN BUILT FOR TWO -1 45-8101/ Cattle CD 328
IF-245 MORNING, NOON AND NIGHT -1 45-8101/Cattle CD 328
ca December 1950 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-1/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano])
IF-251 DROP IN THE BUCKET -1 45-8103/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
IF-253 EASY WAY OUT -1 45-8136/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
ca February 1951 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-1/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano])
IF-258 WILD SIDE OF LIFE -1 45-8105/Cattle CD 328
IF-259 WHEN THE OPERATED ON PAPA, THEY OPENED MAMA'S MALE -1 45-8105/Cattle CD 328
September 1951 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Perk Williams and Jimmy Heap*/Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano])
IF 287 CURTAIN OF TEARS* -1 -2 45-8112
IF-288 MORE THAN FRIENDS -2 45-8122/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
IF-289 TILL DEATH DO YOU PART -2 45-8129/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
IF-290 HONKY TONKIN¢ WOMAN* -2 45-8112
IF-291 SOMEBODY'S BLUE -2 45-8122/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
17 November 1951 [no. 2365] University Of Texas Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters (Perk Williams [vcl/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
9233-7 YOU'RE NOTHIN' BUT A NOTHIN' unissued/BCD-15617
9235-16 GIRL WITH A PAST F2035 EAP1-606/BCD-15617
9236-6 LIFETIME OF SHAME F1958/BCD-15617
18 November 1951 [no. 2366] University Of Texas Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters (Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
9237-10 YOU DON'T KISS ME 'CAUSE YOU LOVE ME -2 F2142/BCD-15617
9238-19 TRUE OR FALSE -2 F1958
9239-16 THE ONE THAT I WON -2 F2142/BCD-15617
8 May 1952 [no. 2599] WBAP Radio Station Studio, Fort Worth, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters (Perk Williams [vcl/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
9975-8 THIS NIGHT WON'T LAST FOREVER F2425/BCD-15617
9976-8 YOU DIDN'T HAVE TIME F2294/BCD-15617
9977-9 LET'S DO IT JUST ONCE F2425/BCD-15617
9978-11 HEARTBREAKER F2294/BCD-15617
27 February 1953 [no. 2957] unknown, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters with Perk Williams (Perk Williams [vcl-1/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [vcl-2/bass], Arlie Carter [piano]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
11231-12 RELEASE ME -1 F2518 EAP1-606/Capitol TOCP-6438 BCD-15617
11232-7 JUST TO BE WITH YOU -1 F2518/BCD-15617
11233-9 CAT'N AROUND -1 F2636
28 October 1953 [no. 3146] unknown, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters with Perk Williams (Perk Williams [vcl/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Doug Hudson [drums], Arlie Carter [piano]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
11840-4 THEN I'LL BE HAPPY F2767/BCD-15617
11841-4 ETHYL IN MY GAS TANK F2866 EAP1-606/BCD-15617
11842-12 YOU OUGHT A KNOW F2866/BCD-15617
11843-11 LOVE IN THE VALLEY unissued/BCD-15617
25 February 1954 [no. 3339] Houston, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters with Perk Williams (Perk Williams [vcl/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
12373-2 CRY, CRY, DARLING F2767/BCD-15617
7 July 1954 [no. 3436] unknown, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters*/Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters with Perk Williams (Perk Williams [vcl/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
12679-14 I TOLD YOU SO F2990/BCD-15617
12680-6 JUST FOR TONIGHT* F3253/BCD-15617
12681-4 SHARPSHOOTER F2990 EAP1-606
12682-4 MY FIRST LOVE AFFAIR* F3253/BCD-15617
9 February 1955 [no. 3661] unknown, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters*/Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters with Perk Williams (Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [bass], George Harriosn [drums],Arlie Carter [piano], Kenneth “Ken Idaho” Aderhold [sax] + Horace Barnett, Perk Williams, Bill Glendening, Ken Aderhold [vcl chorus]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
13450-7 LOVE CAN MOVE MOUNTAINS -2 F3156/BCD-15617
13452-10 THAT'S ALL I WANT FROM YOU -2 F3071/BCD-15617
12 December 1955 [no. 3990] unknown, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters*/Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters with Perk Williams (Perk Williams [vcl/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [bass], George Harriosn [drums],Arlie Carter [piano], Kenneth “Ken Idaho” Aderhold [sax]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
14521-4 HEAP OF BOOGIE F3434/BCD-15617
14522-4 MINGLING* F3543/BCD-15617
14523-4 LONG JOHN* unissued/BCD-15617
14524-3 BUTTERNUT F3333/BCD-15617

Perk  Williams recordings: 


1956 unknown, TX – Perk Williams/*Cowboy Blair (Perk Williams [vcl-1], Cowboy Blair [vcl-2/rh gt], Clarence White [ld gt], Dizzy Marcus [bass fiddle] + vocal chorus)
001 YOU DIDN’T HAVE TIME -1 Echo 584-59
000 Unknown title -2 Echo 584-59
ca July 1960 unknown, TX – Perk Williams
002 1384 YOU TRAVELED TOO FAR D 1153
003 1385 YOU'RE NOT MY ANGEL ANYMORE D 1153
ca March 1961 unknown, TX – Perk Williams
004 1450 WHAT MORE D 1182
005 1451 ARE YOU TRYING TO TELL ME GOODBYE D 1182
ca 1962 Houston, TX – Perk Williams
006 HANGING OUT MY TEARDROPS Paradise 1001
007 RELEASE ME  Paradise 1001
Ca 23 January 1963 Texas Sound Studios, San Antonio, TX – Perk Willims
008 TSS 630123A WHY THE BLUES ARE BLUE Twirl 103
009 TSS 630123B DEFEATED Twirl 103
(recording studio and date may have been info on mastering)
1960s unknown, TX – Perk Williams and Bill Norman and Western Swingsters
010 I’LL DO THINGS FOR YOU Tall Texan DAN-1008
011 unknown title  Tall Texan DAN-1008
1964 unknown, TX – Perk Williams
012 M 4410 I’M THAT FOOL Allstar A-7302
013 M 4411 ONE SWEET TOUCH  Allstar A-7302/Maple Tone 402
MAPLE TONE 402 CRUISIN’COUNTRY, VOL. 1
1975 unknown, TX – Perk Williams
014 R 197-2 MEDITATION WALTZ Stormfield 1975-2
015 R 1975-1 HOLD BACK THE DAWN 1975-2
Poss. 1975 unknown, TX – Perk Williams
015A HOLD BACK THE DAWN Pacific 1625
Track above may have been the same as on Stormfield 1975-2

SINGLES
Echo (1956)
C-W-584-59 [Perk Williams:] You Didn’t Have Time / [Cowboy Blair:] ? - 56
D
1153  You're Not My Angel Anymore / You Traveled Too Far – 21-07-60 (rev. Aug. 29)
1182  What More / Are You Trying To Tell Me Goodbye – 07-02-61 (rev. May 1)
Tall Texan
DAN-1008 I’ll Do Things For You / ?  - w. Bill Norman
Paradise (ca 1962)
1001 Hanging Out My Teardrops / Release Me – ca 62
Twirl (mid to late 1950s)
TW 103 Defeated / Why The Blues Are Blue - 63
Allstar (1964)
A-7302 I’m That Fool / One Sweet Touch – 05-64 (rev. May 23)
Stormfield
R 1975 Meditation Waltz / Hold Back The Dawn - 75
Pacific (possibly the same recrodings as above)
1625 Hold Back The Dawn / ?



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