Monday, February 18, 2013

Beaver Valley Sweethearts



2nd version

by Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Kurt Rokitta, Al Turner, Murray Kirch, Steve Hathaway, Mario Manciotti

SESSIONS also members of The Pinetoppers


Spring 1946 unknown -  Beaver Valley Sweethearts   (Colleen Wilson [vcl/gt/bass], Donna Wilson [vcl/bass/mandolin] + unknown musicians)
001 (LOVE IS THE)  SONG OF THE STARS Process 503
002 SOFT MELLOW MOONLIGHT Process 503
003 KEEP YOUR HANDS UP, STRANGER 504
004 PRAIRIE GAL 504
1946? unknown -  Beaver Valley Sweethearts   (Colleen Wilson [vcl/gt/bass], Donna Wilson [vcl/bass/mandolin] + Woody Wadells’s Orchestra)
005 WESTWARD BOUND Process
1947 unknown -  Beaver Valley Sweethearts   (Colleen Wilson [vcl/gt/bass], Donna Wilson [vcl/bass/mandolin] + unknown musicians)
006 THE MOCKING BIRD SINGS  Process 518
More tracks for Process possibly recorded
1950 unknown -  Beaver Valley Sweethearts   (Colleen Wilson [vcl/gt/bass], Donna Wilson [vcl/bass/mandolin] + unknown musicians)
011 251 OLD JOHNSTOWN Cozy 251/252
012 252 ECHOES FROM THE HILLS Cozy 251/252
18 August 1950 Decca Recording Studio, Pythian Temple, 135 West 70th St., New York City – Pinetoppers (vcl chorus by The Beaver Valley Sweethearts)
000 76733 METRO POLKA -1 Coral 9-64074/CRL-56040 CRL-57048
000 76734 MOCKIN‘ BIRD HILL -1  Coral 9-64061/CRL-57048
Spring 1951 unknown -  Beaver Valley Sweethearts with The Beavers   (Colleen Wilson [vcl/gt/bass], Donna Wilson [vcl/bass/mandolin] + unknown musicians)
013 510 ROSE OF THE MOUNTAIN Tell 5001
014 511 DIDN’T YOUR MOTHER EVER TELL YOU NOTHIN‘Tell 5001
015 512 PEPPERMINT STICKS AND LEMON DROPS Tell 5003
016 513 A THOUSAND TIMES Tell 5003
26 April 1951 [13:30-16:30] RCA Victor Studio 1, 155 East 24th St., Manhattan, New York City - Chet Atkins (Chet Atkins [gt]. Producer: Stephen Sholes) [*overdub session – June 15, 1951: The Beaver Valley Sweethearts (Colleen and Donna Wilson)]
017 E1-VB-2053-F/2 CRAZY RHYTHM* 48-0500 /BCD-15714 [take-F/1] BCD-15714
26 April 1951 RCA Victor Studio, 155 East 24th St.,  Manhattan, New York City - Beaver Valley Sweethearts  (Colleen Wilson [vcl/gt/bass], Donna Wilson [vcl/bass/mandolin] + unknown musicians)
018 E1-VB-2054-1 PENNSYLVANIA 48-0481
019 E1-VB-2055-1 I'VE BEEN WONDRIN', MY DARLIN'  48-0481
26 April 1951 RCA Victor Studio, 155 East 24th St., Manhattan, New York City – Elton Britt and Skytoppers (*w. The Beever Valley Sweethearts)
020 E1-VB-2056 LONELY LITTLE ROBIN* 21-0473/ BACM CD D 086
29 July 1951 prob. RCA Victor Studio, 445 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL - Beaver Valley Sweethearts   (Colleen Wilson [vcl/gt/bass], Donna Wilson [vcl/bass/mandolin] + unknown musicians)
021 E1-VB-2259 WOODEN SHOE WALTZ 47-4262
022 E1-VB-2260 DRESS OF CALICO  47-4430
023 E1-VB-2261 BILLY BUCK 47-4262
024 E1-VB-2262 HE LOVED HER LIKE A SISTER 47-4430
May 1952 Brown Radio Productions, 240 1/2 4th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Beaver Valley Sweethearts   (Colleen Wilson [vcl/gt/bass], Donna Wilson [vcl/bass/mandolin] + unknown musicians)
025 E2-VB-6235 WHISTLE MY LOVE 47-4769
026 E2-VB-6236 I CARE NO MORE 47-4955
027 E2-VB-6237 JUKE BOX DINER  47-4769
028 E2-VB-6238 WHO'DA EVER THOUGHT 47-4955
029 E2-VB-6239? YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR (YOU PAY FOR WHAT YOU GET) 47-5112
030 E2-VB-6240 HOW‘S THE WORLD TREATIN? YOU  47-5112
ca 10 June 1952 [14:00-17:00] RCA Victor Studio 1, 155 East 24th St., Manhattan, New York City – Elton Britt and The Beaver Valley Sweethearts (Elton Britt [vcl], Colleen Wilson [vcl/gt/bass], Donna Wilson [vcl/bass/mandolin] + George Barnes [el gt], Danni Perry [gt], Bud Isaacs [steel], Ernie Newton [bass], Phil Kraus [drums], Morty Gold [piano/leader]. Producer: Stephen Sholes)
031 E2-VB-6546-1 IF YOU SHOULD CHANGE YOUR MIND 47-5620
032 E2-VB-6547-1 ONE FOR WONDERIN' 47-4833/ JASMCD-3565
033 E2-VB-6548 (BEFORE YOU KNOW IT) CHRISTMAS WILL BE THERE 47-4988
11 June 1952 RCA Victor Studio 1, 155 East 24th St., Manhattan, New York City – Elton Britt and The Beaver Valley Sweethearts (Elton Britt [vcl], Colleen Wilson [vcl/gt/bass], Donna Wilson [vcl/bass/mandolin] + George Barnes [el gt], Eddie Hill [gt], Bud Isaacs [steel], Ernie Newton [bass], Phil Kraus [drums], Morty Gold [piano/leader]. Producer: Stephen Sholes)
034 E2-VB-6557 MERRY TEXAS CHRISTMAS, YOU ALL 47-4988
035 E2-VB-6558-1 THE ROVIN' GAMBLER 47-4833/LSP-2669 LSP-4822
036 E2-VB-6559 JUST FOR YOU 47-5322
4 April 1955 Bradley Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville,  TN  - The Wilsons (Colleen and Donna) (Colleen Wilson [vcl], Donna Wilson [vcl] + unknown musicians)
037 87728/BR 9078  FIRST DEGREE LOVE Decca  9-29668
038 87729/BR 9079  I TRUST YOU  9-29668
039 87730/BR 9080  I’LL NEVER TELL 9-29519
040 87731/BR 9081  LET ME BE YOUR HONEY, HONEY  9-29519


SINGLES
Process (1946-47)
503 (Love is The)  Song Of The Stars / Soft Mellow Moonlight – 07-46
504 Keep Your Hands Up, Stranger / Prairie Gal – 07-46
? Westward Bound / ? - 47
518 [Gordon Sizemore and Little Betty:] My Ranger Joe / [Beaver Valley Sweethearts:] The Mocking Bird Sings – 47?
Cozy (1950)
251/252 Old Johnstown / Echoes From The Hills – 50
Coral (w. Pinetoppers)
Tell (1951)
5001 Rose Of The Mountain / Didn’t Your Mother Ever Tell You Nothin‘  - 05-51  w. The Beavers
5003 Peppermint Sticks And Lemon Drops /  A Thousand Times  - 51 w. The Beavers
RCA Victor (1951-52)
21/48-0473 Lokin' Around / Lonely Little Robin (w. Beaver Valley Sweethearts) - 05-51 Elton Britt w. The Skytoppers (rev. May 26)
48-0481  Pennsylvania / I've Been Wondrin', My Darlin' – 07-51
47-4262  Billy Buck / Wooden Shoe Waltz – 09-51
47-4430  He Loved Her Like A Sister / Dress Of Calico – 02-52
47-4769  Whistle My Love / Juke Box Diner – 05-52
47-4833 One For Wonderin' / The Rovin' Gambler - 06-52 w. Elton Britt
47-4955  I Care No More / Who'da Ever Thought – 09-52
47-4988 (Before You Know It) Christmas Will Be There / Merry Texas Christmas, You All – ca. 16-10-52 w. Elton Britt
47-5112  How's The World Treatin' You? / You Get What You Pay For (You Pay For What You Get) – 01-53
47-5322 On And On With You  / Just For You (w. Beaver Valley Sweethearts)  - 06-53 Elton Britt
47-5620 Sweet Leilani / If You Should Change Your Mind (w. Beaver Valley Sweethearts) - 01-54 Elton Britt
Decca  The Wilsons (Colleen and Donna)
9-29519 I'll Never Tell / Let Me Be Your Honey, Honey – 05-55
9-29668 I Trust You / First Degree Love – 09-55




Dottie Lou (Bolme)


by Praguefrank

SESSIONS

ca. August 1967 Nashville, TN – Dottie Lou (Producer: Pete Drake)
001 ST 5083? ONE MORE MEMORY Stop ST 147/OX 2020
002 ST 5084  THERE MUST BE A WAY  ST 147/OX 2020 
ca June 1968 Nashville, TN – Dottie Lou (Producer: G. Norell)
003 ST 5296? NOW I LAY ME DOWN TO CRY ST 192/OX 2020
004 ST 5297 A BUNCH OF LOVE ST 192/OX 2020
1969 Universal Audio Studio, Minneapolis, MN – Dottie Lou
005 TODAY I STARTED LOVING YOU AGAIN Oxboro OX 2020 
006 LITTLE ARROWS Oxboro OX 2020 
007 RIDE, RIDE, RIDE Oxboro OX 2020 
008 UP THERE STILL LOVES ME Oxboro OX 2020 
009 DRINKING CHAMPAGNE Oxboro OX 2020 
ca 1969 Universal Audio Studio, Minneapolis, MN – Dottie Lou
010 9-373A YOU KNOW WHERE YOU CAN GO Oxboro OX 3076
011 9-373B DRINKING CHAMPAGNE Oxboro OX 3076 – 69 9-373A/B
1972 unknown – Dottie Lou
012 19230 EVERY FOOL HAS A RAINBOW Black Gold BG 7251
013 HE DON’T WANNA Black Gold BG 7251
1973 unknown – Dottie Lou
014 20700 JUST TELL HIM I SAID HELLO BG 7352
015 IF YOU THINK I LOVE YOU NOW BG 7352


ALBUMS

Oxboro OX 2020 Dottie Lou Sings.. One More Memory: One More Memory; Today I Started Loving You Again; Little Arrows; Now I lay Me Down To Cry; Ride, Ride, Ride; Up There Still Loves Me; A Bunch Of Love; Drinking Champagne; There Must Be A Way - 69

SINGLES
Stop (1967-68)
ST 147 There Must Be A Way/ One More Memory – 67
ST 192 Now I Lay Me Down To Cry / A Bunch Of Love- 68
Oxboro
OX 3076 You Know Where You Can Go / Drinking Champagne – 69
Black Gold (1972-73)
BG 7251 Every Fool Has A Rainbow / He Don’t Wanna - 72 
BG 7352 Just Tell Him I Said Hello / If you Think I Love You Now – 73