Sunday, August 3, 2014

Narmour and Smith



William Thomas Narmour, *22-05-1889 Carroll County, MS, +24-03-1961

Shellie Walton Smith, *26-11-1895 Carroll County, MS, +21-08-1968
By Tony Russell, Thieu Van De Vorst, Henk Scholts, Praguefrank,Henk Scholts

SESSIONS Narmour and Smith were  also member of OKeh Medicine Show


15 February 1928 Memphis, TN – W. T. Narmour and S. W. Smith (William T. Narmour [fiddle], Shell W. Smith [gt])

001 W400231-B  CAPTAIN GEORGE, HAS YOUR MONEY COME?  45242 Velvet Tone 2390-V Clarion 5324-C /LP 529 CO-CD- 3514 JSP-7780 DO-CD-8065
002 W400232-B WHISTLING COON Okeh  45263/ DO-CD-8065
003 W400233-B THE SUNNY WALTZ   45242 G 22885 / DO-CD-8065
004 W400234-B WHO'S BEEN GIVING YOU CORN?    45263 / DO-CD-8065
005 W400235-B HEEL AND TOE   45276 Velvet Tone 2390-V Clarion 5324-C/ DO-CD-8065
006 W400236-B LITTLE STAR    45276/BACM CD D 340 DO-CD-8065
11 March 1929 Atlanta, GA – W. T. Narmour and S. W. Smith  (William T. Narmour [fiddle], Shell W. Smith [gt])
007 W402269-B CHARLESTON NO.1  45317 16679 Velvet Tone 7097-V Clarion 5129-C/LP 503  LP 529 CO-CD- 3514 DO-CD-8065
008 W402270-B KISS ME WALTZ  45344 16615 / DO-CD-8065
009 W402271-B GALLOP TO GEORGIA 45344 16679 / DO-CD-8065
010 W402272-A MIDNIGHT WALTZ    45329 16604 Voc. 03283 G 23003/DO-CD-8065  
011 W402273-A CARROLL COUNTY BLUES  45317 16615 Velvet Tone 7098-V Clarion 5129-C/LP 511 LP 528 CZK 47466 CO-CD-3514 CO-CD-3528 JSP 7740 DO-CD-8065
012 W402274-B SOMEONE I LOVE  45329 16604 Vocalion 03283/ DO-CD-8065
23 September 1929 OKeh Recording Studio, 11 Union Sq., New York City – W. T. Narmour and S. W. Smith  (William T. Narmour [fiddle], Shell W. Smith [gt])
013 W402982-A CHARLESTON NO.2   45377 / DO-CD-8065
014 W402983-B CARROLL COUNTY BLUES NO. 2  45377/ DO-CD-8065
015 W402984-B AVALON BLUES  45414/ DO-CD-8065
016 W402985-A WINONA ECHOES  45414/ DO-CD-8065
25 September 1929 OKeh Recording Studio, 11 Union Sq., New York City – W. T. Narmour and S. W. Smith  (William T. Narmour [fiddle/gt-1], Shell W. Smith [gt/fiddle-1])
017 W402993-A DRY GIN RAG 45390 /BACM CD D 050 DO-CD-8065
018 W402994-B MISSISSIPPI WAVE WALTZ 45424 / DO-CD-8065
019 W402995-B SWEET MILK AND PEACHES   45424/LP 528 C4K-47911 CO-CD-3513 DO-CD-8065
020 W402996-A ROSE WALTZ -1 45390 / DO-CD-8065
6 June 1930 San Antonio, TX – W. T. Narmour and S. W. Smith (William T. Narmour [fiddle], Shell W. Smith [gt])
021 W404064-A TAKE ME AS I AM  45548/ DO-CD-8065
022 W404065-B TEXAS BREAKDOWN  45492 16756/BACM CD D 050 DO-CD-8065
023 W404066-B LIMBER NECK BLUES  45548 / DO-CD-8065
024 W404067-A JAKE LEG RAG   45469 16732 / DO-CD-8065
025 W404068-A CARROLL COUNTY NO. 3  45459 16714/ DO-CD-8066
026 W404069-A CHARLESTON NO. 3 45459 16714/ DO-CD-8066
7 June 1930 San Antonio, TX – W. T. Narmour and S. W. Smith (William T. Narmour [fiddle], Shell W. Smith [gt])
027 W404082-A AVALON QUICK STEP  45469 16732/LP 528 CO-CD-3513 JSP 7780 DO-CD-8066
028 W404083-A BOUQUETS OF JUNE WALTZ    45480 16740 / DO-CD-8066
029 W404084-A WHERE THE SOUTHERN CROSSES THE DOG  45480 16740 / DO-CD-8066
030 W404085-A TEXAS SHUFFLE   45536/BACM CD D 050  DO-CD-8066
031 W404086-B TEQUILA HOP BLUES  45536/BACM CD D 050 JSP 7740 DO-CD-8066
032 W404087-B MISSISSIPPI BREAKDOWN 45492 16756/LP 528 CO-CD-3514 JSP 7780 DO-CD-8066
30 July 1934 Atlanta. GA – William T. Narmour and Shell W. Smith (William T. Narmour [fiddle/gt-1], Shell W. Smith [gt/fiddle-1])
033 BS-82822-1 THE NEW CHARLESTON NO.1 Bluebird B-5615 Montgomery Ward M-4525 / DO-CD-8066
034 BS-82823-1 THE NEW CHARLESTON NO.2  B-5720 B-6234  M-4529 / DO-CD-8066
035 BS-82824-1 THE NEW CHARLESTON NO.3 B-5810/ DO-CD-8066
036 BS-82825-1 THE NEW CARROLL COUNTY BLUES  B-5615 B-6234  M-4525 / DO-CD-8066
037 BS-82826-1 THE NEW CARROLL COUNTY BLUES NO.2   B-5720  M-4529 / DO-CD-8066
038 BS-82827-1 THE NEW CARROLL COUNTY BLUES NO.3 B-5810 / DO-CD-8066
039 BS-82828-1 MIDNIGHT WALTZ    B-5637 / DO-CD-8066
040 BS-82829-1 SOMEONE I LOVE   B-5637/ DO-CD-8066
041 BS-82830-1 GALLOP TO GEORGIA B-5669/ DO-CD-8066
042 BS-82831-1 KISS ME  B-5823/ DO-CD-8066
043 BS-82832-1 DRY GIN RAG B-5669/ DO-CD-8066
044 BS-82833-1 MISSISSIPPI WAVE WALTZ B-5823 / DO-CD-8066
045 BS-82834-1 THE ROSE WALTZ -1  B-5754 G22481/ DO-CD-8066
046 BS-82835-1 WINONA ECHOES  B-5754 G22481/ DO-CD-8066
047 BS-82836-1 SWEET MILK AND PEACHES B-5616/ DO-CD-8066
048 BS-82837-1 AVALON BLUES  B-5616 / DO-CD-8066

List of compilation mentioned above
COUNTY LP 503 MOUNTAIN FIDDLE MUSIC VOL.2 (1965)
COUNTY LP 511 MOUNTAIN BLUES (1967)
COUNTY LP 528 FIDDLE MUSIC OF MISSISSIPPI VOL.1 (1975)
COUNTY LP 529 FIDDLE MUSIC OF MISSISSIPPI VOL.2 (1975)
C4K-47911 ROOTS AND BLUES THE RETROSPECTIVE 1925/1950 (4CD BOX, 1992)
COLUMBIA C2K 47466 WHITE COUNTRY BLUES 1926-1938 A LIGHTER SHADE OF
BLUE (2CD, 1993)
COUNTY CO-CD-3513 MISSISSIPPI STRINGBANDS VOL.1 (1998)
COUNTY CO-CD 3514 MISSISSIPPI STRINGBANDS VOL.2 (1998)
COUNTY CO-CD 3528 OLD MOUNTAIN BLUES (2003)
BACM CD D 050 OKEH LABEL CLASSIC OLDTIME MUSIC (UK, 2003)
JSP 7740 MOUNTAIN BLUES BLUES/BALLADS AND STRINGBANDS 1927-1938 (UK, 2005)
JSP 7780 SERENADE IN THE MOUNTAINS EARLY OLDTIME MUSIC ON RECORD (4CD BOX, UK, 2005)
BACM CD D 240 OLDTIME TUNES/SONGS 1926/1937 (UK, 2011)



ALBUMS
Document [UK] DO-CD-8065 Narmour and Smith Vol.1 Complete Recorded Works (1928-1930): Captain George, has your money come?;  Whistling Coon; The Sunny Waltz; Who's been giving you corn ?; Heel and Toe; Little Star; Charleston No.1; Kiss Me Waltz; Gallop to Georgia; Midnight Waltz; Carroll County Blues; Someone I love; Charleston No.2; Carroll County Blues No.2; Avalon Blues; Winona Echoes; Dry Gin Rag; Mississippi Waves Waltz;  Sweet Milk and Peaches; Rose Waltz; Take me as I am; Texas Breakdown; Limber Neck Blues; Jake Leg Rag - 13
Document [UK] DO-CD-8066 Narmour and Smith Vol.2 Complete Recorded Works (1930-1934): Carroll County No. 3; Charleston No. 3; Avalon Quick Step; Bouquets Of June Waltz;  Where The Southern Crosses The Dog; Texas Shuffle; Tequila Hop Blues; Mississippi Breakdown; The New Charleston - No. 1; The New Charleston - No. 2; The New Charleston - No. 3; The New Carroll County Blues - No. 1; The New Carroll County Blues - No. 2; The New Carroll County Blues - No. 3; Midnight Waltz; Someone I Love; Gallop To Georgia; Kiss Me; The Dry Gin Rag; Mississippi Wave Waltz; The Rose Waltz -1; Winona Echoes; Sweet Milk And Peaches; Avalon Blues - 13



SINGLES
OKeh (1928-30)
45242 The Sunny Waltz  Captain George, Has Your Money Come?  – ca 07-28
45263 Whistling Coon / Who's Been Giving You Corn? - 11-28 
45276 Heel And Toe / Little Star – 12-28
45317 Charleston No.1 / Carroll County Blue – 04-29
45329 Midnight Waltz /  Someone I Love – 06-29
45344 Kiss Me Waltz / Gallop To Georgia – 07-29
45377 Charleston No.2 / Carroll County Blues No. 2 – 09-29
45390 Dry Gin Rag / Rose Waltz – 11-29
45414 Avalon Blues / Winona Echoes – 02-30 
45424 Mississippi Wave Waltz /  Sweet Milk And Peaches – 03-30
45459 Carroll County No. 3 / Charleston No. 3 – 09-30
45469 Jake Leg Rag / Avalon Quick Step – 09-30 
45480 Bouquet Of June Waltz / Where The Southern Crosses The Dog – 10-30
45492 Texas Breakdown / Mississippi Breakdown – 12-30 
45536 Tequila Hop Blues / Texas Shuffle – 09-31
45548 Limber Neck Blues / Take Me As I Am – 10-31
OKeh Mexican Series as by Duo de violin y guitarre
16604 Vals de media noche [Midnight Waltz] / Alquien que amo [Someone I Love] –  
16614 El distrito de Carroll [Carroll County No. 3] / Charleston Num 3 [Charleston No. 3] –  as by Due Innstrumental
16615 Besame waltz [Kiss Me Waltz] / Estritecido [Carrol County Blues]
16679 Charleston num 1 [Charleston No.1] / De Galope a Georgia [Gallop To Georgia]
16732 En el campo [Jake Leg Rag] / Tiempo alegre [Avalon Quick Step] –  as by Due Instrumental
16756 Texas [Texas Breakdown] / El baile Missussuppi [Mississippi Breakdown] –  as by Due Instrumental
Velvet Tone/Clarion (as by Jones and Billins)
2390-V/5324-C Captain George, Has Your Money Come? / Heel And Toe Polka   
7097-V Charleston No.1 / [Scottdale String Band]
7098-V Carroll County Blue / [Scottdale String Band]
5129-C Charleston No. 1 / Carroll County Blue 
Regal Zonophone [AUS]
G22885 The Sunny Waltz / Bouquet Of June Waltz
G23003 Midnight Waltz / Someone I Love
Bluebird (1934)
B-5615 The New Charleston No.1 / The New Carroll County Blues – 09-34
B-5616 Sweet Milk And Peaches / Avalon Blues – 09-34 
B-5637 Midnight Waltz / Someone I Love - 34  
B-5669 Gallop To Georgia / The Dry Gin Rag – 10-34
B-5720 The New Charleston No.2 / The New Charleston County Blues No.2 – 12-34 
B-5754 The Rose Waltz / Winona Echoes – 01-35
B-5810 The New Charleston No.3 / The New Carroll County Blues No.3 – 02-35
B-5823 Kiss Me / Mississippi Wave Waltz – 02-35
B-6234 The New Charleston No.2 / The New Charleston County Blues No.2 – 36 (reissue)
Montgomery Ward
M-4525 The New Carroll County Blues No. 1 / The New Charleston No.1     
M-4529 The New Charleston No.2 / The New Charleston No.2
Regal Zonophone [AUS]
G22481 The Rose Waltz / Winona Echoes
 

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