Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Bruce Channel



Bruce McMeans, *28-11-1940 Jacksonville, TX
2nd version

By Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Kent Heineman, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS


ca March 1959 unknown – Bruce Channel
001 2078* RUN ROMANCE RUN Teenager TA-601 Manco 1035*/ MAR 064 Bb-CD-55116
002 2079* DON'T LEAVE ME Teenager TA-601 Manco 1035*
BUFFALO BOP Bb-CD 55116 TEEN SCENE VOL.6 (GER, 2007)
November 1959 Fort Worth, TX – Bruce Channel and Marvin Montgomery and His Band
003 K4461 NOW OR NEVER King 45-5331 45-5620/ MAR 064 BB-CD- 55091
004 K4462 BOY! THIS STUFF KILLS ME 45-5331/CDCHD 975
005 K4463 WILL I EVER LOVE AGAIN 45-5294 45-4620
006 K4464 SLOW DOWN BABY 45-5294
BUFFFALO BOP Bb-CD 55091 MOVE ON (GER, 2000); ACE CDCHD 975 KING ROCK AND ROLL (UK, 2003)
Poss. btw 1959/62 unknown – Bruce Channel
007 BLUE AND LONESOME Shalimar S 107
008 I DON’T WANTA S 107
009 SOMEONE TO LOVE YOU Collectables COL-CD-5554
010 SOMEONE THERE’S SOMEONE Collectables COL-CD-5553
Collectables COL-CD-5553 THE BEST OF BIG D ROCK: 1950'S and 1960'S EARLY ROCK HEROES, VOL. 1 (1995); Collectables COL-CD-5554 THE BEST OF BIG D ROCK: 1950'S and 1960'S EARLY ROCK HEROES, VOL. 2 (1995)
October 1961 Fort Worth, TX – Bruce Channel (Bruce Channel [vcl/gt],Bob Jones [gt], Billy Sanders [gt], Jim Rogers [bass], Ray Torres [drums], Delbert McClinton [harmonica])
011 /YW-23626 HEY BABY [(THE ORIGINAL) HEY BABY*] Le Cam 953 Smash S-1731 S-1405 LC 953*/SRS-67008 COL-CD-5623 MAR 064 Mercury  526 691-3 CDCHD 446 CC LP 1107
012 /YW-23627 DREAM GIRL Le Cam 953 Smash S-1731/SRS-67008 COL-CD-5623 MAR 064
CRAZY CAJUN LP 1107 DR.BRUCE COUZIN GOLD VOL.ONE (1983); ACE CHCHD 446 RADIO GOLD VOL.2 (UK, 1993); MERCURY 314 526 691-2 50 YEARS OF COUNTRY MUSIC FROM MERCURY (1995, 3CD)
ca late 1961 unknown – Bruce Channel (Bruce Channel [vcl/gt], Bob Jones [gt], Billy Sanders [gt], Jim Rogers [bass], Ray Torres [drums], Delbert McClinton [harmonica])
013 L 167/YW-23797 NUMBER ONE MAN Le Cam 963 Smash S-1752 S-1405/COL-CD-5623 MAR 064
014 L 168/YW-24101/PBE-329 IF I ONLY HAD KNOWN LeCam 963 S-1752/SRS-67008 COL-CD-5623 MAR 064
ca February 1962  unknown – Bruce Channel (Bruce Channel [vcl/gt], Bob Jones [gt], Billy Sanders [gt], Jim Rogers [bass], Ray Torres [drums], Delbert McClinton [harmonica])
015 YW-24025/PBE 320 AIN'T GOT NO HOME SRS-67008 COL-CD-5623 MAR 064
016 YW-24026/PBE 325 CHANTILLY LACE SRS-67008 COL-CD-5623 MAR 064
017 YW-24027/PBE 325 COME ON BABY unissued/
018 YW-24028/PBE 324 LOVE ME SRS-67008 COL-CD-5623 MAR 064
019 YW-24029/PBE 321 COURT OF LOVE unissued
020 YW-24030/PBE-327 BABY YOU'VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES SRS-67008 COL-CD-5623 MAR 064
021 YW-24031/PBE-317 BREAKIN' UP IS HARD TO DO SRS-67008 COL-CD-5623 MAR 064
022 YW-24032/PBE 322 DREAM BABY SRS-67008 COL-CD-5623 MAR 064
023 YW-24033/PBE 323 SINCE I MET YOU BABY SRS-67008 COL-CD-5623 MAR 064
024 YW-24034/PBE-318 BABY IT'S YOU SRS-67008 COL-CD-5623 MAR 064
Ca February 1962 unknown - Bruce Channel
025 YW-24094 OH BABY unissued
026 YW-24096 AIN‘T I YOUR NO. 1 MAN unissued
027 YW-24097 C.C. RIDER unissued/
028 YW-24098 BLUE MONDAY unissued
029 YW-24099 I‘LL FOLLOW YOU unissued/
030 YW-24100/PBE-328 SORRY BABY SRS-67008 COL-CD-5623 MAR 064
031 YW-24102 BABY HEARTBREAK unissued/
YW 24095 is by Roy and The Original Jones Boys
24 May 1962 unknown - Bruce Channel
032 YW-25486 MINE EXCLUSIVELY S-1769/ MAR 064
033 YW-25487 COME ON BABY S-1769
034 YW-25488 EAGLE AND DOVE  unissued
035 YW-25489 I HURT
13 June 1962 unknown - Bruce Channel
036 YW-25370 LET’S HURT TO REMEMBER LeCam 993 S-1792
037 YW-25371 STAND TOUGH LeCam 983 S-1780/ MAR 064
038 YW-25372 SOMEWHERE IN THIS TOWN LeCam 983 S-1780
Fall 1962 unknown - Bruce Channel
039 YW-22482 OH BABY LeCam 993 S-1792/ COL-CD-5623
1963 unknown - Bruce Channel (Producer: Smith – Montgomery)
040 YW-22857 YOU MAKE ME HAPPY  unissued/
041 YW-22858 NIGHT PEOPLE  S 1819  S-1826/ MAR 064
1963 unknown - Bruce Channel (Producer: Smith – Montgomery)
042 YW-27720 SO TOUGH  S-1819
1963 unknown - Bruce Channel (Producer: Smith – Montgomery)
043 YW-28545 NO OTHER BABY S-1826/ MAR 064
21 May 1963 United Recording Studios, Detroit, MI - Bruce Channel (orchestra arr. by Howard Crockett)
044 2-29957 DIPSY DOODLE S-1838
045 2-29958 SEND HER HOME S-1838
ca March 1964 unknown – Bruce Channel (Producer: Al Klein)
046 DM 078310 THAT'S AWHAT'S HAPPENIN' Melody 112/MAR 064
047 DM 078318 SATISFIED MIND Melody 112/ MAR 064
ca June 1964 unknown – Bruce Channel (Producer: Al Klein)
048 DM L-088116 YOU MAKE ME HAPPY Melody M-114
049 DM B-043204 YOU NEVER LOOKED BETTER Melody M-114/ MAR 064
1964 unknown – Bruce Channel (Producer: Smith-Montgomery)
050 COURT OF LOVE Shah 304
051 STAND TOUGH Shah 304
1964 unknown – Bruce Channel (Producer: Smith-Montgomery)
052 GOING BACK TO LOUISIANA LeCam 122 / MAR 064
053 FORGET ME NOT LeCam 122/ MAR 064
054 MY BABY LeCam 125 Sparton 41264R/ MAR 064
055 BLUE MONDAY LeCam 125 41264R/MAR 064
1964 unknown – Bruce Channel
056 18345 KISS AND RUN Soft 101
057 18346 DON'T LET GO Soft 101 Brownfield 29
Spring 1965 unknown – Bruce Channel
058 1641 MY BABY’S GONE Jade 101
059 1642 IT’S ME Jade 101
1965? unknown – Bruce Channel
060 MY PRAYER  Brownfield 29
1966 unknown – Bruce Channel
061 DON’T GO Brownfield BF 1038
062 THE ACTOR  BF 1038
1967 Ardent Recording Studios, Memphis, TN/Brian Studios, Tyler, TX/E.M.I. Studios, London, UK – Bruce Channel (Producer: Dale Hawkins)
063 8331-B-W MR. BUS DRIVER MALA 579/SBLL 110 REP 4963 MAR 064
064 8332-B-W IT'S ME MALA 579/ REP 4963
065 8459 BARBARA ALLEN Mala MALA 592 Bell BLL 1010/SBLL 110 REP 4963
066 8460 KEEP ON Mala MALA 592 Bell BLL 1010/SBLL 110 REP 4963 MAR 064
067 8688 CALIFORNIA Mala M-12,011/SBLL 110 REP 4963
068 8689 WATER THE FAMILY TREE Mala M-12,011/SBLL 110 REP 4963
069 8875 NOBODY M-12,027 /SBLL 110 REP 4963
070 8876 TRY ME  M-12,027/SBLL 110 REP 4963
071 TOUBLE WITH SAM Bell SBLL 110 REP 4963
072 INSTANT REACTION  Bell SBLL 110 REP 4963
073 ON A RAINY DAY  SBLL 110 REP 4963
074 MY CUP RUNNETH OVER  SBLL 110 REP 4963
075 STRANGE SBLL 110
076 9240 THE WEB  M-12,041
077 MRS. P. M-12,041
ca late 1967 unknown – Bruce Channel
078 GOIN' BACK TO LOUISIANA Jamie 1412/ Sonet SNT 301  BCD 15874
079 C.C. RIDER  Sonet SNT 301  MAR 064
080 YOU MAKE ME HAPPY  Sonet SNT 301 
081 MINE EXCLUSIVELY  Sonet SNT 301 
082 ONLY IN NAME  Sonet SNT 301 
083 COME ON BABY  Sonet SON 2001/ SNT 301 
084 HEY BABY '68 [HEY BABY ‘67*]  Charay 33* Sonet T 7723 SON 2001/Sonet SNT 301 
085 BABY HEARTBREAK  Charay 33/Sonet SNT 301 
086 THE TIMES  Jamie 1412/Sonet SNT 301 
087 I'LL FOLLOW YOU  Sonet SNT 301 
088 KISS ME BABY  Sonet SNT 301  MAR 064
089 TIPPED OUT  Sonet SNT 301  
090 056 ONE LETTER AT A TIME Charay 33
091 SORRY MAN Charay C-33(b)
092 FORGET ME NOT  Sonet T-7723
BEAR FAMILY BCD 15874 JAMIE/GUYDEN STORY (GER, 1995, 2CD)
Ca 1969 unknown – Bruce Channel
093 LH 6210 DON'T LET GO Shalimar S 117
094 LH-4779 WHAT YOU GOING TO DO S 117
Initial edition of this single had wrong number  S 107
1971 unknown – Bruce Channel
095 DRIVIN‘ CBS 5425/ REP 4963
096 OO MAMA CBS 5425/REP 496
1971 unknown – Bruce Channel (Producer: Roger Easterby, Des Champs)
097 READ THE SIGNS Epic EPC 7458
098 EVERYBODY Epic EPC 7458
Ca 1972-1973 unknown – Bruce Channel
099 3113AI CAN'T TOUCH THE SUN  America AM-5532-R/AM-3314-R
100 3113B I'LL LOVE YOU JUST AS LONG AS I PLEASE (MATRIX 3113 A&B)
101 SWEET AMERICA  America 1230
102 HE CALLS ME FRIEND America 1230
Ca 1973 unknown - Bruce Channel, *w. Jimmy Luke (Producer: Major Bill Smith)
103 MEDLEY: MY DARLING GINGER, SINCE I MET YOU BABY LeCam LC-512
104 LOUISIANA FIDDLE MAN LC-520
105 HEY SWEET BABY  LC-520
1976s unknown - Bruce Channel
106 6633 HIGH HEAL SNEEKERS Nap  66
107 6634 SUNSHINE  Nap  66
1978 unknown - Bruce Channel, *w. Major Bill Smith (Producer: Major Bill Smith)
108 REQUIEM FOR ELVIS / LOVE ME* LeCam LC-55A/LC-512Z
109 THESE BOOTS ARE MADE FOR WALKING LC-111
110 SOMEWHERE IN THIS TOWN LC-111
111 HEY! BABY '78 LC-113
112 GOING BACK TO LOUISIANA LC-113
1978 unknown – Bruce Channel
113 HEY BABY Zeus S 1010
114 ONE MORE LAST CHANCE Elektre E 46587/Zeus S 1010
115 LOVE CAN'T LIVE IN CHAINS Zeus S 1010
116 THAT'S THE TRUTH RUTH E 46587/ Zeus S 1010
117 I WANTA Zeus S 1010
118 YOUNG BLOOD Zeus S 1010
119 HIT AND RUN LOVER Zeus S 1010
SCHOOL DAYS Zeus S 1010
1979 unknown - Bruce Channel, with Major Bill Smith (Producer: Major Bill Smith)
120 THE KING IS FREE (LOVE ME) LC-7277
1979 unknown - Bruce Channel (Producer: Major Bill Smith)
121 A PRESLEY MEDLEY LC-1117 / MAR 064
122 MAN WITHOUT A WOMAN  LC 1117
123 KISS AND RUN LC-311
124 SWEET SOUND OF YOUR CRYING LC-311 Blackfoot BF-711
125 HEY SWEET BABY LC-329
126 KING BEE LC-329
127 NITA MARIA Blackfoot BF-711
1970s unknown – Bruce Channel (Producer: Major Bill Smith
128 BIG DADDY OF THE BAYOU LC 953(s)
129 THE TIMES LC 953(b)
130 ONE DAY AT A TIME LC 915
131 IT'S NOT MY FAULT LC 915
1994 Billy Crain's Wild Wood Studio, Franklin, TN/ Crosstown Studio, Memphis, TN – Bruce Channel (Bruce Channel [vcl], Ricky Ray Rector [gt], Billy Crain [ac/el/slide gt],  Greg Morrow [drums/ percussion], Greg Redding/ Jay Spell [keyboards], Delbert McClinton [harmonica], Jim Spake [ynr sax],  Wayne Jackson [trumpet], Stacie Plunk, Jackie Johnson [bck vcl])
132 STAND UP Icehouse 9406
133 OUGHTA BE A LAW Icehouse 9406
134 HOOTCHIE CHILE Icehouse 9406
135 FIND A LITTLE GRACE Icehouse 9406
136 GOING DOWN Icehouse 9406
137 BLACK WIDOW'S ROOM Icehouse 9406
138 FRIENDS Icehouse 9406
139 KEEP ON ROLLING Icehouse 9406
140 LUCINDA Icehouse 9406
141 MY BABE Icehouse 9406
2002 unknown – Larry Henley and Bruce Channell
142 YOU'VE GOTTA GO AWAY MUS 018-5GM  
143 DON'T GIVE UP ON LOVE MUS 018-5GM
144 DOIN' WHAT YOU LOVE MUS 018-5GM  
145 LET IT BREATHE MUS 018-5GM
146 I SING FOR CHRISTINE MUS 018-5GM
147 SOMETHIN' 'BOUT MOONLIGHT MUS 018-5GM  
148 KEEP IT UP MUS 018-5GM  
149 PUERTO VALLARTA MUS 018-5GM  
150 SHE WALKS ON WATER MUS 018-5GM
151 BEAM ME UP SCOTTY MUS 018-5GM
152 WHOLE LOTTA LYNDA MUS 018-5GM  
153 ALL ABOUT LOVE MUS 018-5GM  
2004 or sooner unknown – Bruce Channel
154 HEY! BABY
155 AS LONG AS I'M ROCKIN' WITH YOU
156 FULL TANK
157 DON'T WORRY 'BOUT ME BABY
158 STAND UP
159 WHAT AN EVENING
160 LET'S PARTY
161 FRIENDS
162 LOOSEN MY NOOSE
163 PARTY TIME
164 UP ALL NIGHT
165 CHRISTINE
Tracks above issued on album Hey, Hey, Baby Let's Party!


ALBUMS
Smash MGS-27008/SRS-67008 Hey! Baby:
Hey! Baby; Breakin' Up Is Hard To Do; Baby It's You; Chantilly Lace; Ain't Got No Home; Sorry Baby; Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream); Since I Met You Baby; Love Me; If Only I Had Known; Dream Girl; Baby (You've Got What It Takes) – 03-62
Sonet [UK] SNT 301 Goin‘ Back To Louisiana: Goin' Back To Louisiana; C.C. Rider; You Make Me Happy; Mine Exclusively; Only In Name; Come On Baby; Hey Baby '68; Baby Heartbreak; The Times; I'll Follow You; Miss Me Baby; Tipped Out – 68
Bell [UK] MBLL/SBLL 110 Keep On: Keep On; Trouble With Sam; Nobody; California; Water The Family Tree; Instant Reaction; Mr. Bus Driver; Try Me; On A Rainy Day; My Cup Runneth Over ; Barbara Allen; Strange - 68
Zeus S-1010 "Indian Summer": Hey Baby; One More Last Chance; Love Can't Live In Chains; That's The Truth Ruth; I Wanta; Young Blood; Hit And Run Lover; School Days - 78
Teenager [DEN] 601 Hey! Baby: Hey Baby!; Run, Romance, Run;  Sorry Baby; Breakin' Up Is Hard To Do; Baby It's You; Since I Met You Baby; Baby You; Number One Man; Goin' Back To Louisiana; Now Or Never; I'll Follow You; Kiss Me Baby; Keep On; No Other Day; C.C. Rider; You Make Me Happy; Mine Exclusively; Blue Monday; My Baby - 90
Icehouse 9406 Stand Up: Stand Up; Oughta Be A Law; Hootchie Chile; Find A Little Grace; Going Down; Black Widow's Room; Friends; Keep On Rolling; Lucinda; My Babe – 02-95
Collectables COL-CD-5623 Hey! Baby: Hey! Baby; Breakin' Up Is Hard To Do; Baby It's You; Chantilly Lace; Ain't Got No Home; Sorry Baby; Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream); Since I Met You Baby; Love Me; If Only I Had Known; Dream Girl; Baby (You've Got What It Takes); Bonus : Number One Man; Mine Exclusively – 04-95
Repertoire [GER] REP 4963 Keep On: Keep On; Trouble With Sam; Nobody; California; Water The Family Tree; Instant Reaction; Mr Bus Driver; Try Me; On A Rainy Day; My Cup Runneth Over; Barbara Allen; Strange; It's Me; Hey Baby 68; Come On Baby; Drivin; Oo Momma – 09-01
MUS MUS018-5GM Original Copy, vol. 1: You've Gotta Go Away; Don't Give Up On Love; Doin' What You Love; Let It Breathe; I Sing For Christine; Somethin' 'Bout Moonlight; Keep It Up; Puerto Vallarta; She Walks On Water; Beam Me Up Scotty; Whole Lotta Lynda; All About Love – 02 w. Larry Henley
Bruce Channel ? (UPC662582811025) Hey, Hey, Baby Let's Party!: Hey! Baby; As Long As I'm Rockin' With You; Full Tank; Don't Worry 'bout Me Baby; Stand Up; What an Evening; Let's Party; Friends; Loosen My Noose; Party Time; Up All Night; Christine – 11-11-04
Marginal [BEL] MAR 064 Hey ! Baby - The Ultimate Collection Of... Bruce Channel: That's What Happening; Satisfied Mind; You Make Me Happy; You Never Looked Better; Forget Me Not; Presley Medley; Hey Baby; Breakin' Up Is Hard To Do; Baby It's You; Chantilly Lace; Ain't Got No Home; Sorry Baby; Dream Baby; Since I Met You Baby; If Only I Had Known; Dream Girl; Baby You've Got What It Takes; Love Me; Run Romance Run; Going Back To Louisiana; Kiss Me Baby; Cc Rider; My Baby; Now Or Never; Number One Man; Mine Exclusively; Stand Tough; Night People; Keep On; Mr Bus Driver; No Other Baby; Blue Monday - 01-05


SINGLES
Teen-Ager (1959)
TA-601 Run, Romance, Run / Don't Leave Me – 04-59 (reissued in 1962 on manco ML 1035)
King
45-5294 Slow Down Baby / Will I Ever Love Again – 01-60 (rev. Jan. 4)
45-5331 Boy! This Stuff Kills Me / Now Or Never – 28-03-60
45-5620 Now Or Never / Will I Ever Love Again – 24-03-62
LeCam/*Smash
953 Hey Baby / Dream Girl – 11-61 (reissued on Smash S-1731)
963 If Only I Had Known / Number One Man – 62 (reissued on Smash S-1752)
973 Come On Baby / Mine Exclusively – 62 (reissued on Smash S-1769)
983 Stand Tough / Somewhere In This Town – 62 (reissued on Smash S-1780)
993 Oh Baby / Let’s Hurt To Remember – 62 (reissued on Smash S-1792)
1001 So Tough / Night People – 05-63 (reissued on Smash S-1819)
*S-1826 No Other Baby /Night People – 05-63
*S-1838 Send Her Home / Dipsy Doodle – 14-08-63
*S-1405 Hey Baby / Number One Man – 02-65 (Smash All Time Hits series)
Shalimar
S-107 Blue And Lonesome / I Don't Wanta - 65 (Also on London HLU 9776 UK)
LeCam (1964)
122 Going Back To Louisiana / Forget Me Not - 64
125 My Baby / Blue Monday – 64
Melody (1964)
112 That's Awhat's Happenin' / Satisfied Mind – 30-03-64
M-114 You Make Me Happy / You Never Looked Better – 29-07-64
Shah (1964)
S-304 Court Of Love / Stand Tough – 64
Soft (1964)
101 Kiss And Run / Don't Let Go – 64
Jade (1965)
101 My Baby’s Gone / It’s Me – 05-65
Brownfield
29 Don’t Let Go / My Prayer - 65
BF-1038 Don’t Go / The Actor - 66
Mala (1967)
579 Mr. Bus Driver / It's Me – 10-67 (rev. Nov. 4)
592 Keep On  / Barbara Allen – 02-68 (rev. Feb. 24; reissued on Bell BLL-1010)
M-12,011 California / Water The Family Tree – 06-68 (rev. June 8)
M-12,027 Nobody / Try Me – 10-68
M-12,041 The Web / Mrs. P. – 08-69
Charay (1967)
Sonet [SWE] T-7723 Hey Baby 68 / Forget Me Not – 02-68
Sonet [UK] SON 2001 Hey Baby 68 / Come On Baby - 68
C-33 Hey Baby 68 / One Letter At A Time – 68
C-33 Sorry Man / Baby Heartbreak - 69
Jamie 1412 Going Back To Louisiana /Times – 73
Shalimar  (1969)
S-117 Don’t Let Go /  What You Going To Go – 69  (initial issue wrongly numbered S 107)
Epic [UK] (1971)
EPC 7458 Read The Signs / Everybody – 09-71
America (1970s)
AM-5532-R/AM-3314-R I Can't Touch The Sun / I'll Love You Just As Long As I Please 1230 Sweet America / He Calls Me Friend
LeCam
LC-311 Kiss And Run / Sweet Sound Of Your Crying – 73?
LC-329 Hey Sweet Baby / King Bee – 73?
NAP 66 High heal Sneekers / Sunshine - 76
LC-55A/LC-512Z [Major Bill Smith And Bruce Channel: ]Requiem For Elvis / Love Me / [Andrea Kibbe And Major's Minors:] Midnight Boogie - 78
LC-111 These Boots Are Made For Walking / Somewhere In This Town – 78
LC-113 Hey! Baby '78 / Going Back To Louisiana – 78LC-7277 [Major Bill Smith And Bruce Channel:] The King Is Free (Love Me) / [Andy And The Dude:] Funky Dude – 79
LC-7277AA The King Is Free (Love Me) / (The Original) Hey Baby - 79
LC-512 [Jimmy Luke And Bruce Channel:] Medley: My Darling Ginger, Since I Met You Baby / [Jimmy Luke:]  Soul Of A Man
LC-520 Louisiana Fiddle Man / Hey Sweet Baby
LC-1117 A Presley Medley / Man Without A Woman – 79
LC 953 Big Daddy Of The Bayou / (The Original) Hey Baby
LC 953 The Times / (The Original) Hey Baby
LC 915 One Day At A Time / It's Not My Fault
Blackfoot BF-711 Nita Maria / Sweet Sound Of Your Crying - ?
Elektra  (Zeus album tracks)
E 46587 One More Last Chance / That's The Truth Ruth – 01-80

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