Thursday, March 20, 2014

David Ball



*09-07-1953 Rock Hill, SC
3rd version

By Praguefrank, Rog Peyton, Mario Manciotti, Michael Fardy, Vladimir Pikora, Lennart Gustavsson
SESSIONS



1974 unknown – Uncle Walt’s Band (David Ball [ld vcl + unknown group members)
U1 DON’T YOU THINK I FEEL IT TOO Lespedeza LP 9302 Sugar Hill SHCD 1032/33
U2 DISH WIPED CLEAN Lespedeza LP 9302 Sugar Hill SHCD 1032/33
LESPEDEZA LP 9302 UNCLE WALT’S BAND (1974)
26 June 1979 unknown – Uncle Walt’s Band (David Ball [ld vcl + unknown group members)
U3  STAY WITH THE ONE WHO LOVES YOU Lespedeza UW-4 Sugar Hill SHCD 1032/33
U4 FOR THE FIRST TIME Lespedeza UW-4 Sugar Hill SHCD 1032/33
U5 YOU KEEP ME HOLDING ON Lespedeza UW-4 Sugar Hill SHCD 1032/33
U6 ALL I NEED IS YOU Lespedeza UW-4 Sugar Hill SHCD 1032/33
LESPEDEZA UW-4 6-26-79 (1988, cassette only)
1980 unknown – Uncle Walt’s Band (David Ball [ld vcl + unknown group members)
U7 DON’T YOU KNOW, CAN’T YOU SEE Lespedeza UW-2 SH-CD-1034/5
U8 BLUEBIRD Lespedeza UW-2 SH-CD-1034/5
LESPEDEZA UW-2 AN AMERICAN IN TEXAS (1980)
1980 [live] unknown – Uncle Walt’s Band (David Ball [ld vcl + unknown group members)
U801 LOVE HAS LAID ME DOWN Lespedeza UW-3 SH-CD-1034/5
LESPEDEZA UW-3 UNCLE WALT’S BAND RECORDED LIVE (1982)
Btw 1974-1988 unknown – Uncle Walt’s Band (David Ball [ld vcl + unknown group members)
U9 PLAYING THE FOOL Sugar Hill SHCD 1032/33
SUGAR HILL SHCD 1032/33 THE GIRL ON SUNNY SHORE (1991); SUGAR HILL SUG CD 1034/35 AN AMERICAN IN TEXAS REVISITED (1991)
Early 1988 Nashville, TN – David Ball (David Ball [vcl/bck vcl], Mark Casstevens [gt], Billy Williams [gt-1], Danny Parks [gt-2/fiddle-2], Bill Hullett [el gt], Paul Franklin [dobro], Paul Franklin [steel], Glenn Worf [bass], Paul Levin [drums/percussion], Rob Hajacos [fiddle], Matt Rollings [keyboards], Buddy Cannon [bck vcl], Curtis Young, Doug Clements, Hershal Wiginton, Louis Nunally [bck vcl-3]. Producer:Bill Halverson, Billy Williams)
001 WE'RE STEPPIN' OUT TONIGHT RCA 6899-7-R/9777-2-R  07863-66463
002 I WISH HE WAS ME 6899-7-R 8636-7-R 8975-7-R
003 YOU GO, YOU’RE GONE 8636-7-R
004 GIFT OF LOVE RCA 8975-7-R/9777-2-R 07863-66463
005 IF SHE WERE MINE -2 RCA 9777-2-R  07863-66463
006 MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE -1 RCA 9777-2-R  07863-66463
007 ALL OVER ME RCA 9777-2-R 07863-66463
008 LISTEN TO MY HEART RCA 9777-2-R 07863-66463
009 NO MORE TEARS RCA 9777-2-R  07863-66463
010 TEXAS ECHO -3 RCA 9777-2-R  07863-66463
011 WAITING FOR SOMEBODY NEW RCA 9777-2-R  07863-66463
012 I WAS BORN WITH A BROKEN HEART RCA 9777-2-R  07863-66463
013 SMOKING CIGARETTES AND DRINKING COFFEE BLUES RCA 9777-2-R 07863-66463

1993 [demo session] unknown – David Ball
01301 GIVE ME BACK MY HEART OV 347 OV 361
ca early 1994 Battery Studios, Nashville, TN – David Ball (David Ball [vcl/gt/bck vcl], Stuart Ziff [gt], Brent Mason [gt], Sonny Garrish/Tommy Spurlock [steel], Glen Worf [bass], Owen Hale [drums], Blaine Sprouse/Rob Hajacos/Glen Duncan/Hank Singer [fiddle], Steve Nathan [piano] + Lawrence Eugene Marrs, Suzy Ragsdale, Cindy Richardson Walker, Stephony Smith, Harry Stinson [bck vcl])
014 THINKIN' PROBLEM Warner 7-18250/45562-2
015 LOOK WHAT FOLLOWED ME HOME Warner 7-17977/45562-2 9 47794-2
016 BLOWIN' SMOKE Warner 7-17785/45562-2
017 WHEN THE THOUGHT OF YOU CATCHES UP WITH ME Warner 7-18081/45562-2 9 47794-2
018 HONKY TONK HEALIN' Warner 7-17785/45562-2
019 A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE OF LIFE Warner 45562-2
020 DOWN AT THE BOTTOM OF A BROKEN HEART Warner 7-18250/45562-2
021 WHAT DO YOU WANT WITH HIS LOVE Warner 7-17977/45562-2 9 47794-2
022 DON'T THINK TWICE Warner 7-18081/45562-2
023 12-12-84 Warner 45562-2
1995 [sessions for Come Together: America Salutes The Beatles] Nashville, TN – David Ball
024 I’LL FOLLOW THE SUN Capitol 8-31712-2
ca March 1996 Nashville, TN – David Ball (David Ball [vcl/gt], Dan Huff [el gt], Brent Mason [el gt], Brent Rowan [el gt], Reggie Young [el gt], Don Potter [ac gt], Biff Watson [ac gt], Steve Buckingham [gt], Paul Franklin [steel guitar/pedabro], Alisa Jones [hammer dulcimer], Junior Huskey [bass], Michael Rhodes [bass gt], Eddie Bayers [drums], Hank Singer [fiddle], Joe Spivey [fiddle/mandolin], Mark Casstevens [harmonica], John Hobbs [piano], Joey Miskulin [accordion], Farrell Morris [vibes/percussion] +Dennis Wilson, Curtis Young , John Wesley Ryles, Louis Nunley, Liana Manis [bck vcl]. Producer: Styeve Buckingham and Ed Seay)
025 HANGIN' IN AND HANGIN' ON Warner 7-17574/46244-2 9 47794-2
026 CIRCLE OF FRIENDS Warner 7-17639/46244-2 9 47794-2
027 I'VE GOT MY BABY ON MY MIND Warner 46244-2
028 WHAT KIND OF HOLD Warner 7-17445/46244-2
029 I'LL NEVER MAKE IT THROUGH THIS FALL Warner 7-17445/46244-2 9 47794-2
030 BAD DAY FOR THE BLUES Warner 46244-2
031 IF YOU'D LIKE SOME LOVIN' Warner 7-17574/46244-2
032 NO MORE LONELY Warner 7-17639/46244-2
033 I NEVER DID KNOW Warner 46244-2
034 THE BOTTLE THAT POURS THE WINE Warner 46244-2
btw September 1996/June 1997 Nashville, TN - Hank Thompson and David Ball
035 GET THE HELL OUT OF DODGE  Curb D2-77925
1997 [sessions for The Songs Of Jimmie Rodgers: A tribute] unknown – David Ball
036 MISS THE MISSISSIPPI AND YOU Columbia CK 67676

1998 [sessions for Songs Of Dwight Yoakam: Will Sing For Food] Mad Dog Studios, Burbank, CA – David Ball (David Ball [vcl], Pete Anderson [gt], Marty Rifkin [steel], Taras Prodaniuk [bass], Jim E. Christie [drums], Scott Joss [fiddle], Skip Edwards [Wurlitzer], Jonathan Clark [bck vcl])
037 THIS TIME Little Dog LDR 99808
ca early 1999 Nashville, TN – David Ball (David Ball [vcl], Brent Mason [gt], Mark Casstevens [ac gt], Anthony Crawford  [ac gt], James House [ac gt], Bob Britt [el gt], Al Anderson [gt], Al Perkins [dobro/steel], Bruce Bouton [lap steel], Robby Turner [steel], Alison Prestwood/ Glenn Worf [bass], Owen Hale /Wayne Killius/ Lonnie Wilson [drums], Glen Caruba /Tom Roady [percussion], Chris Carmichael  [fiddle/bck vcl], Larry Franklin [fiddle], John Barlow Jarvis /Steve Nathan/ Pete Wasner [keyboards], Joe Caverlee, Wes Hightower, Liana Manis, Dennis Wilson [bck vcl]. Producer: David Ball, Ben Cook and Don Fowler)
038 WATCHING MY BABY NOT COMING BACK Warner 7-16982/47270-2 9 47794-2
039 I WANT TO WITH YOU Warner 7-16927/47270-2
040 WHAT DO YOU SAY TO THAT Warner 47270-2
041 HASTA LUEGO, MY LOVE Warner 47270-2 9 47794-2
042 A GRAIN OF SALT Warner 47270-2
043 LONELY TOWN Warner 47270-2 9 47794-2
044 GOING SOMEPLACE TO FORGET Warner 7-16982/47270-2
045 FOR YOU Warner 47270-2
046 I'M JUST A COUNTRY BOY Warner 47270-2
047 WHEN I GET LONELY Warner 7-16927/47270-2
Spring 2001 Nashville, TN – David Ball (David Ball [vcl/ac gt], Billy Panda [gt],  Steve Larios [steel/Chromatic harmonica], Dan Frizsell [bass gt], Vince Barranco [drums/ percussion], Chris Carmichael / Kenny Sears / Joe Spivey [fiddle],  Jeff Taylor [piano/accordion],  Scott Miller [trumpet],  Kim Morrison, Wood Newton, Audrey Ball, Stephen Hill, Randy Khors [bck vcl]. Producer: Wood Newton)
049 AMIGO Dualtone 1109-2
050 MISSING HER BLUES Dualtone 01120/1109-2
051 SHE ALWAYS TALKED ABOUT MEXICO Dualtone 00001-7/1109-2
052 RIDING WITH PRIVATE MALONE Dualtone 01120/1109-2
053 WHENEVER YOU COME BACK TO ME Dualtone 00001-7/1109-2
054 LOSER FRIENDLY Dualtone 1109-2
055 LINGER AWHILE Dualtone 1109-2
056 TRYING NOT TO LOVE YOU Dualtone 1109-2
057 NEW SHINER POLKA Dualtone 1109-2
058 TEXAS ECHO Dualtone 1109-2
059 SWING BABY Dualtone 1109-2
060 JUST OUT OF REACH Dualtone 1109-2
061 WHEN THE DEVIL WANTS TO WRESTLE Dualtone 1109-2


062 MADE IN JAPAN Texas Round-up RU 2003
2004 Rope-A-Note Studios, Nashville, TN – David Ball (David Ball [vcl], Billy Panda [ac gt/el gt/ ukulele],  J.T. Corenflos [el gt], Chris Carmichael [el gt],  Mike Johnson [steel], Dan Frizsell [bass instrument], Billy Linneman [bass gt], Milton Sledge/ Vince Barranco [drums],  Jeff Taylor [accordion/ piano], Mike Rojas [piano]. Producer: Wood Newton)
063 LOUISIANA MELODY Wildcatter 792000
064 HAPPY WITH THE ONE I'VE GOT Wildcatter 792000
065 NOBODY TOLD ME Wildcatter 792000
066 TELL ME WITH YOUR HEART Wildcatter 792000
067 I CAN SEE ARKANSAS Wildcatter 792000
068 TOO MUCH BLOOD IN MY ALCOHOL LEVEL Wildcatter 792000
069 DESERT LUAU Wildcatter 792000
070 MR. TEARDROP Wildcatter 792000
071 YOURS TRULY BLUE Wildcatter 792000
072 A GIRL I USE TO KNOW Wildcatter 792000
073 VIOLENCE AND LIES Wildcatter 792000
074 FREEWHEELER Wildcatter 792000
2004 [sessions for Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs Of Stephen Foster] unknown – David Ball
075 OLD FOLKS AT HOME (SWANEE RIVER) Emergent
2006 Nashville, TN – David Ball (David Ball [vcl/gt], Joe Spivey [ac gt], Chris Leuzinger [el gt], Steve Gibson [el gt], Mike Johnson/Tommy White [steel], Larry Paxton [bass], Brad Clancey/Owen Hale [drums], Perry Coleman [bck vcl])
076 PICK ME UP ON YOUR WAY DOWN Shanachie CD-6202
077 STOP THE WORLD AND LET ME OFF Shanachie CD-6202
078 HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER Shanachie CD-6202
079 SWEET DREAMS Shanachie CD-6202
080 PLEASE FEED THE JUKEBOX Shanachie CD-6202
081 THERE STANDS THE GLASS Shanachie CD-6202
082 FADED LOVE Shanachie CD-6202
083 WHAT'S GOING ON IN YOUR WORLD Shanachie CD-6202
084 HALF AS MUCH Shanachie CD-6202
085 PLEASE HELP ME I'M FALILNG Shanachie CD-6202
086 I'M WALKING THE DOG Shanachie CD-6202
2007 [sessions for Michael Hearne: The High Road Of taos]  unknown – Michael Hearne and David Ball
087 HIGH HILL Michael Hearne
2009 Legends Studio, Nashville, TN – David Ball
088 HOT WATER PIPE E1 Ent. 2303-2
089 COUNTRY BOY BOOGIE E1 Ent. 2303-2
090 JUST ALONG FOR THE RIDE E1 Ent. 2303-2
091 TULSA E1 Ent. 2303-2
092 MAYBE TOMORROW E1 Ent. 2303-2
093 WHAT'LL I DO IF I DON'T HAVE YOU E1 Ent. 2303-2
094 SMILING IN THE MORNING E1 Ent. 2303-2
095 BACK TO ALABAMA E1 Ent. 2303-2
096 ON TOP OF THE WORLD E1 Ent. 2303-2
097 HOUSTON AGAIN E1 Ent. 2303-2
098 SO LONG E1 Ent. 2303-2
2011 Toolshed Studios, Nashville TN - David Ball And The Pioneer Playbos (David Ball [ [vcl/ac gt/bass gt/percussion], Troy Cook Jr [el gt]/ac gt/bck vcl], Billy Pierce [bass gt], Scott Metko [percussion])
099 I HEARD THE BELLS ON CHRISTMAS DAY
100 EVERYONE KNOWS CHRISTMAS IS COMING
101 CHRISTMAS IN WAIKIKI
102 I'M GETTING NOTHING FOR CHRISTMAS
103 THE GREATEST CHRISTMAS
104 WHEN CHRISTMAS COMES
105 IT'S CHRISTMAS TIME IN THE BLUERIDGE MOUNTAINS
106 I'VE GOT A NEW THINKING PROBLEM
107 ISLANDS CALLING
108 SANTA SEND SOME TEXAS
109 RIDING WITH PRIVATE MALONE [acoustic]
 Tracks above issued on album The Greatest Christmas
2012 Patrick McGuire Recording, Arlington, TX – David Ball (David Ball [vcl/ac gt], Milo Deering [dobro/ fiddle/ mandolin/ banjo])
110 THAT DEVIL
111 FOLKLORE
112 MOMENTS
113 IT'S ONLY LIFE
114 FINE
115 TOBACCO FIELDS AND FIREFLIES
116 GOOD LATIMER AND ELM
117 MANDERVILLE
tracks above issued on album Fine


2018 David Ball’s Home, Franklin, TN – David Ball

118 MAYBE WE’LL WIND UP IN LOVE

119 I GOT A BROKEN HEART IN THE MAIL

120 JEANNIE’S BACK IN THE BOTTLE

121 PAPA GOES TO JAIL

122 BETTER DAYS
123 COME SEE ME
124 BEAUMONT DENT AND ALIGHNMENT
125 GET YOUR ARMS AROUND THIS BROKEN HEART
126 PRETTY BABY
127 ARE YOU LONESOME FOR ME
128 LETTIN‘ GO
129 LITTLE RANCHERO
130 4 O’CLOCK WALTZ
131 COME CLOSER
Tracks above issued on album Come See Me
2019 unknown – David Ball
132 WHAT DO YOU WANT WITH HIS LOVE OV 347 OV 361
133 I’VE GOT A HEART WITH YOUR NAME ON IT OV 347 OV 361
134 GOODBYE HEARTACHE, HELLO HONKY TONK OV 347 OV 361
135 CIRCLE OF FRIENDS OV 347 OV 361
136 I’VE GOT MY BABY ON MY MIND OV 347 OV 361
137 THE KING OF JACKSON MISSISSIPPI) OV 347 OV 361



ALBUMS
RCA 9777-2-R Steppin‘ Out:
The Gift Of Love; If She Were Mine; Message In A Bottle; All Over Me; Listen To My Heart; No More Tears; Texas Echo; Waiting For Somebody New; We're Steppin' Out Tonight; I Was Born With A Broken Heart; Smoking Cigarettes And Drinking Coffee Blues – 12-89 (Originally planned as 8339-1-R David Ball, but unissued;  Reissued in June 1994 as 07863-66463-2 David Ball)
Warner Brothers 9 45562-2 Thinkin' Problem: Thinkin' Problem; Look What Followed Me Home; Blowin' Smoke; When The Thought Of You Catches Up With Me; Honky Tonk Healin'; A Walk On The Wild Side Of Life; Down At The Bottom Of A Broken Heart; What Do You Want With His Love; Don't Think Twice; 12-12-84
Warner Brothers 9 46244-2 Starlite Lounge: Hangin' In And Hangin' On; Circle Of Friends; I've Got My Baby On My Mind; What Kind Of Hold; I'll Never Make It Through This Fall; Bad Day For The Blues; If You'd Like Some Lovin'; No More Lonely; I Never Did Know; The Bottle That Pours The Wine – 25-06-96
Warner Brothers 9 47270-2 Play: Watching My Baby Not Coming Back; I Want To With You; What Do You Say To That; Hasta Luego, My Love; A Grain Of Salt; Lonely Town; Going Someplace To Forget; For You; I'm Just A Country Boy; When I Get Lonely - 06-07-99
Warner Brothers 9 47794-2 Super Hits: Watching My Baby Not Coming Back; Look What Followed Me Home; When the Thought of You Catches up With Me; What Do You Want With His Love; Lonely Town; Hangin' in and Hangin' On; I'll Never Make It Through This Fall; Circle of Friends; Hasta Luego, My Love – 18-07-00 (sampler)
Dualtone 803020-1109-2 Amigo: Amigo; Missing Her Blues; She Always Talked About Mexico; Riding With Private Malone; Whenever You Come Back To Me; Loser Friendly; Linger Awhile; Trying Not To Love You; New Shiner Polka; Texas Echo; Swing Baby; Just Out Of Reach; When The Devil Wants To Wrestle – 02-10-01
Wildcatter 792000 Freewheeler: Louisiana Melody; Happy With the One I've Got; Nobody Told Me; Tell Me With Your Heart; I Can See Arkansas; Too Much Blood in My Alcohol Level; Desert Luau; Mr. Teardrop; Yours Truly Blue; A Girl I Use to Know; Violence and Lies; Freewheeler – 16-11-04
Shanachie CD-6202 Heartaches By The Number: Pick Me Up On Your Way Down; Stop The World And Let Me Off; Heartaches By The Number; Sweet Dreams; Please Feed The Jukebox; There Stands The Glass; Faded Love; What's Going On In Your World; Half As Much; Please Help Me I'm Falilng; I'm Walking The Dog – 27-03-07
E1 Entertainment E1E-CD-2303 Sparkle City: Hot Water Pipe; Country Boy Boogie; Just Along for the Ride; Tulsa; Maybe Tomorrow; What'll I Do If I Don't Have You; Smiling in the Morning; Back to Alabama; On Top of the World; Houston Again; So Long – 20-04-10
David Ball CDDBALL 001 The Greatest Christmas: I Heard the Bells On Christmas Day; Everyone Knows Christmas Is Coming; Christmas in Waikiki; I'm Getting Nothing for Christmas; The Greatest Christmas; When Christmas Comes; It's Christmas Time In the Blueridge Mountains; I've Got A New Thinking Problem; Islands Calling; Santa Send Some Texas; Riding With Private Malone – Acoustic - 21-11-11

Public PB 2018 Come See Me: Maybe We’ll Wind Up In Love; I Got A Broken Heart In The Mail; Jeannie’s Back In The Bottle; Papa Goes To Jail; Better Days; Come See Me; Beaumont Dent And Alighnment; Get Your Arms Around This broken heart; Pretty baby; Are You Lonesome For Me; Lettin‘ Go; Little Ranchero; 4 O’Clock Waltz; Come Closer - 07-09-18

Omnivore OVCD 347 Thinkin' Problem:  [original remastered album:]  Thinkin' Problem; Look What Followed Me Home; Blowin' Smoke; When The Thought Of You Catches Up With Me; Honky Tonk Healin'; A Walk On The Wild Side Of Life; Down At The Bottom Of A Broken Heart; What Do You Want With His Love; Don't Think Twice; 12-12-84; [bonus tracks:] What Do You Want With His Love (2019 Version); I’ve Got A Heart With Your Name On It; Give Me Back My Heart (1993 Demo); Goodbye Heartache, Hello Honky Tonk; Circle Of Friends; I’ve Got My Baby On My Mind;  The King Of Jackson Mississippi – 15-11-19
 


EPs
David Ball ? (UPC887516142963) Fine: That Devil;  Folklore; Moments;  It's Only Life;  Fine;  Tobacco Fields and Fireflies;  Good Latimer and Elm;  Manderville - 13

Omnivore OV 361 Thinkin' Problem Demos EP: What Do You Want With This Love (2019 Version); I've Got A Heart With Your Name On It; Give Me Back My Heart (1993 Demo); Goodbye Heartache, Hello Honky Tonk; Circle Of Friends; I've Got My Baby On My Mind; The King Of Jackson Mississippi – 15-11-19 (all tracks also issued on OV 347)
 


SINGLES
RCA (1988-89)
6899-7-R We’re Steppin‘ Out Tonight / I Wish He Was Me - 04-88
8636-7-R You Go, You're Gone / I Wish He Was Me - 08-88
8975-7-R The Gift Of Love / I Wish He Was Me - 08-89
Warner Brothers (1994-99)
7-18250 Thinkin' Problem / Down At The Bottom Of A Broken Heart - 24-03-94
7-18081 When The Thought Of You Catches Up With Me / Don't Think Twice - 23-08-94
7-17977 Look What Followed Me Home / What Do You Want With His Love - 10-01-95
7-17785 Honky Tonk Healin' / Blowing Smoke - 08-95
7-17639 Circle Of Friends / No More Lonely - 07-05-96
7-17574 Hangin' In And Hangin' On / If You'd Like Some Lovin' - 13-08-96
7-17445 I'll Never Make It Through / What Kind Of Hold - 02-97
7-16982 Watching My Baby / Someplace To Forget - 13-04-99
7-16927 I Want To With You / When I Get Lonely - 10-08-99
Dualtone (2001-)
01120 Riding With Private Malone / Missing Her Blues - 07-01
80302-00001-7 She Always Talked About Mexico / Whenever You Come Back To Me – ca 02