Friday, April 11, 2014

Bruce Robison



Bruce Ben Robison, *11-06-1966 Bandera, TX
2nd version

By Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS

Winter 1994 Cedar Creek Recording, 5012 Brighton Road, Austin, TX – Bruce Robison (Bruce Robison [vcl], Rich Brotherton [vcl/a gt/el gt], Kelly Willis [vcl], John Inman [el gt], Casper Rawls [el gt], Lloyd Maines [dobro], Gene Elders [fiddle], Floyd Domino [piano]. Producer: Rudolph P. Schmidt)
001 TAKE IT ALL OUT ON YOU  Vireo VRCD-1105 
002 TORN AND TANGLED  Vireo VRCD-1105
003 HOUSE OF MAN  Vireo VRCD-1105
004 ANGRY ALL THE TIME  Vireo VRCD-1105
005 NOT FORGOTTEN YOU  Vireo VRCD-1105
006 TRAVELLIN' SOLDIER  Vireo VRCD-1105
007 IT'S GONNA BE EASY  Vireo VRCD-1105
008 RED LETTER PAY  Vireo VRCD-1105
009 LONELY TOO  Vireo VRCD-1105
010 MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN  Vireo VRCD-1105  
1996 The Hit Shack, 1621 Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX – Bruce Robison (Bruce Robison [vcl/ac gt], Kelly Willis [vcl-1/hmny vcl], Rich Brotherson [ac gt/el gt/ mandolin/synthesizer/hmny vcl],Martin Muse [dobro/steel], Lloyd Maines [steel-2],  John Ludwick [bass/hmny vcl],  Chris Searles [drums-3], Mark Patterson [drums-4], Chris Searles [percussion], Gene Elders [fiddle], Floyd Domino [piano], Charlie Robison [hmny vcl-5], Robyn Robison [hmny vcl-6]. Produer: Lloyd Maines) [overdub sessions at Studio B, Nashville, TN]
011 SEE YOU AROUND -4 Boar’s Nest no #  Lucky Dog EK 69134
012 WRAPPED -3 Boar’s Nest no #  Lucky Dog EK 69134
013 END LIKE THAT -3 Boar’s Nest no # Lucky Dog EK 69134
014 WHEN I LOVED YOU  -1-4 Boar’s Nest no #  Lucky Dog EK 69134
015 MY BROTHER AND ME -2 -3 -5 Boar’s Nest no # Lucky Dog EK 69134
016 LONELY FOR YOU -4 Boar’s Nest no # 
017 12 BAR BLUES -4 Boar’s Nest no # Lucky Dog EK 69134
018 SHE DON'T CARE -1 -3 Boar’s Nest no #
019 GO TO YOUR HEART -2 -3 Boar’s Nest no # Lucky Dog EK 69134
020 I DREAM TOO -2-4 Boar’s Nest no # Lucky Dog EK 69134
021 DON'T YOU EVER CALL MY NAME -6 Boar’s Nest no #  Lucky Dog EK 69134
1997 The Hit Shack, 1621 Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX – Bruce Robison (Bruce Robison [vcl], Charlie Robison [duet vcl-1], Bruce Robison [vcl/ac gt], Rich Brotherton [ac/el gt/mandolin/synthesizer/bck vcl], Pat Buchanan [ac/el gt], Martin Muse [steel/dobro], Lloyd Maines [steel], John Ludwick [bass/bck vcl], Brad Fordham [bass], Young Chris Searles [drums/percussion], Mark Patterson/Chad Cromwell [drums],Gene Elders/Amy Tiven [fiddle], Chip Dolan [accordion/piano], Floyd Domino [piano], Robyn Robinson, Charlie Robison, Kelly Willis [bck vcl]. Producer: Lloyd Maines, Blake Chancey)
022 RAYNE LOUISIANA -1 Lucky Dog EK-69134
023 ANGRY ALL THE TIME Lucky Dog EK-69134
024 DESPERATELY Lucky Dog EK-69134
1999 Hamstein Studios, Austin, TX/Boar's Nest Studios, Austin, TX/ Cedar Creek Recording, 5012 Brighton Road, Austin, TX/Beechwood Studios, Nashville, TN – Bruce Robison (Bruce Robison [vcl/ac/el gt], David Grissom [ac/el gt], Dan Dugmore [lap steel /pedal steel/dobro], Amy Farris [violin/bck vcl], Mickey Raphael [harmonica], Mike Lawler [keyboards], Kelly Willis [bck vcl]. Producer: Bruce Robison)
025 DRIVIN' ALL NIGHT LONG Lucky Dog EK-69173
026 JUST MARRIED Lucky Dog EK-69173
027 RED LETTER DAY Lucky Dog EK-69173
028 TRAVELIN' SOLDIER Lucky Dog EK-69173
029 THE GOOD LIFE Lucky Dog EK-69173
030 TROUBLE Lucky Dog EK-69173
031 ANYMORE GOOD LOVIN' Lucky Dog EK-69173
032 WHAT DID YOU THINK Lucky Dog EK-69173
033 EMOTIONALLY GONE Lucky Dog EK-69173
034 LONG WAY HOME FROM ANYWHERE Lucky Dog EK-69173
4 December 1999 [live] Gruene Hall, New Braunfels, TX - Charlie Robison, Jack Ingram, Bruce Robison (Charlie Robison, Jack Ingram, Bruce Robison [vcl/ac gt] + Kelly Willis [vcl-1], Mike McAdam [el gt], Kevin Carroll [el gt], Jens Pickernell [el gt], Robert Snell [steel], Scott Esbeck [bass/bck vcl], Brad Fordham/John Ludwick [bass], Mark Patterson/Pete Coatney/Lisa Pankratz [drums], Eamon McLoughlin [fiddle], Chip Dolan [accordion/keyboards])
03401 THE GOOD LIFE Lucky Dog CK-63790
03402 RAYNE LOUISIANA Lucky Dog CK-63790
03403 ANGRY ALL THE TIME -1 Lucky Dog CK-63790
03404 RED LETTER DAY Lucky Dog CK-63790
03405 MY HOMETOWN Lucky Dog CK-63790
03406 SUNSET BOULEVARD Lucky Dog CK-63790
03407 LOVING COUNTY Lucky Dog CK-63790
03408 BARLIGHT Lucky Dog 34-79542/CK-63790
03409 MUSTANG BURN Lucky Dog CK-63790
03410 WORK THIS OUT Lucky Dog CK-63790
03411 TRAVIS COUNTY Lucky Dog CK-63790
03412 BARBIE DOLL Lucky Dog CK-63790
2001 Cowboy Arms Hotel And Recording Spa, Nashville, TN/The Hit Shack, Austin, TX – Bruce Robison (Bruce Robison [vcl], Kelly Willis [vcl/bck vcl], Dan Dugmore [ac/el gt/dobro/banjo/mandolin], Kenny Malone [drums/percussion], Mickey Raphael [harmonica], Pete Wasner [piano/el piano]. Producer: Bruce Robison)
035 CAN'T GET THERE FROM HERE Boar’s Nest 25
036 BED OF ASHES Boar’s Nest 25
037 BLAME IT ON ME Boar’s Nest 25
038 DEVIL MAY CARE Boar’s Nest 25
039 VALENTINE Boar’s Nest 25
040 FRIENDLESS MARRIAGE Boar’s Nest 25
041 WHAT WOULD WILLIE DO Boar’s Nest 25
042 FIRST THING ABOUT MARY Boar’s Nest 25
043 SIXTEEN Boar’s Nest 25
044 ANYONE BUT ME Boar’s Nest 25
045 TONIGHT Boar’s Nest 25
2002 [sessions for Dressed in Black: A Tribute to Johnny Cash] unknown – Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis
046 PACK UP YOUR SORROW Dualtone 01127-2
2003 The Hit Shack, 1621 Lamar Blvd.,  Austin TX - Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison (Kelly Willis [vcl], Bruce Robison [vcl], James Loessberg [steel], John Ludwick [bass/fiddle], Rafael Gayol [drums], Eamon Mcloughin [fiddle-1], Floyd Domino [piano], Chip Dolan [Hammond organ-1], Larry Williams [sax-1], Amy Noelle Farris [hmny vcl-1])
047 SANTA BABY -1 Boar’s Nest 33 Rycodisc RCD-10882
048 BABY, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE Boar’s Nest 33 Rycodisc RCD-10882
049 CHRISTMAS WALTZ Boar’s Nest 33 Rycodisc RCD-10882
050 PLEASE DADDY, DON'T GET DRUNK Boar’s Nest 33 Rycodisc RCD-10882
2003 Boar's Nest, Austin TX - Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison (Kelly Willis [vcl], Bruce Robison [vcl], Slim Richey [gt], Bobby Natanson [drums], Francie White [bass/fiddle])
051 WINTER'S TALE Boar’s Nest 33 Rycodisc RCD-10882
052 BLUE CHRISTMAS Boar’s Nest 33 Rycodisc RCD-10882
2003 Misty Hill Audio, Austin, TX - Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison (Kelly Willis [vcl], Bruce Robison [vcl], Michelle Schuman [piano], Strings Tosca String Quartet : Leigh Mahony / Tracy Seeger / Ames Asbell / Sara Nelson. Strings Arranged By Eric Hokkanen)
053 IN THE BLEAK MIDWINTER Boar’s Nest 33 Rycodisc RCD-10882
2003 Austin, TX - Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison
054 SHUT IN AT CHRISTMAS Boar’s Nest 33 Rycodisc RCD-10882
055 SANTA LOOKED A LOT LIKE DADDY Boar’s Nest 33 Rycodisc RCD-10882
056 HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS Boar’s Nest 33 Rycodisc RCD-10882
057 61 OKLAHOMA CHRISTMAS Boar’s Nest 33 Rycodisc RCD-10882
16 August 2004 [live-Tribute To Billy Joe Shaver]  The Paramount Theatre, Austin, TX – Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis)
05701 RIDE ME DOWN EASY  Compadre 926312
2005 [sessions for Texas Fed, Texas Bred: Redefining Country Music, Vol. 1]  unknown – Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis
058 PACK UP YOUR SORROW Dualtone 01206-2
2005 Masterlink Studio, Nashville, TN/ Premium Recording Service, Austin, TX – Bruce Robison (Bruce Robison [vcl], Kevin McKinny [vcl], Dave Roe [vcl], Kevin McKinn [ac gt], Andrew Nafziger, [el gt], Randy Scruggs [ac gt/banjo], David Grissom [el gt], Keith Gattis [ac gt/el gt/banjo], Warren Hood [mandolin/fiddle], Al Perkins/Marty Muse [steel], James Desautels George Reiff [bass gt], Jamie Oldecker/ George Rains [drums], Conrad Choucroun [percussion], Kevin Smith/Spencer Campbell [violin], Brian Sandifer [cello], Jason Roberts [fiddle], Ames Asbell [viola], Tracy Seeger, Leigh Mahoney [strings], Jeff Roach, Chip Dolan, Floyd Domino, Kevin Szymanski [keyboards])
059 EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE Sustain SUS-001-013-2
060 VIRGINIA Sustain SUS-001-013-2
061 TENNESSEE JED Sustain SUS-001-013-2
062 MORE AND MORE Sustain SUS-001-013-2
063 DAYS GO BY Sustain SUS-001-013-2
064 ALL OVER BUT THE CRYIN' Sustain SUS-001-013-2
065 DON'T CALL IT LOVE Sustain SUS-001-013-2
066 YOU REALLY LET YOURSELF GO Sustain SUS-001-013-2
067 I NEVER FLY Sustain SUS-001-013-2
068 KITCHEN BLUES Sustain SUS-001-013-2
069 BANDERA WALTZ Sustain SUS-001-013-2
2006 [sessions for Why the Hell Not...: The Songs of Kinky Friedman] unknown – Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis
070 LADY YESTERDAY Sustain SUS-001-105-2
2006 [sessions for Pilgrim: A Celebration Of Kris Kristofferson] unknown - Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison
071 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT American Roots Publishing Inc.1203893
January-February 2007 Premium Recording Service, 5114 Caswell Ave., Austin, TX – Bruce Robison (Bruce Robison [vcl], Kelly Willis, Kevin McKinney [vcl], Eleanor Whitmore [vcl/mandolin/fiddle], Andrew Nafziger [gt], Kim Deschamps [steel/dobro/banjo], George Reiff [bass gt]. Eddie Cantu [drums], Eddie Gantu [drums], Pat Manske [percussion], Melissa Becker [viola], Warren Hood [violin], Brian Standefer [cello], Sweeny Tidball [keyboards])
072 IT CAME FROM SAN ANTONIO Premium Latin Music 1873
073 WHEN IT RAINS Premium Latin Music 1873
074 LEFELINE Premium Latin Music 1873
075 MY BABY NOW Premium Latin Music 1873
076 ANYWHERE BUT HERE Premium Latin Music 1873
077 WHAT MAKES YOU SAY Premium Latin Music 1873
078 23A Premium Latin Music 1873
2007 Premium Recording Service, 5114 Caswell Ave., Austin, TX/ The Zone, Dripping Springs, TX – Bruce Robison (Bruce Robison [vcl ], Kevin McKinney [vcl/gt/bass instrument/drums], Eleanor Whitmore [vcl/fiddle], George Reiff [vcl/bass instrument], Judy Arnold, Joy Moore, Dion Arnold, Judy Arnold, Dionte Arnold, Kelly Willis [vcl], Andrew Nafziger [gt/el banjo], Gary Newcomb/Rolf Sieker [banjo], Conrad Choucroun [drums/percussion], Pat Manske [drums], Paul English [snare drum], Mickey Raphael [harmonica], Sweney Tidball/Chip Dolan [keyboards], Lloyd Maines, Marty Muse [unknown instrument])
079 THE HAMMER Premium Latin 003
080 ONLY Premium Latin 003
081 BAD GIRL BLUES Premium Latin 003
082 CALIFORNIA 85 Premium Latin 003
083 LAROSSE Premium Latin 003
084 THE NEW ONE Premium Latin 003
085 TWISTIN' Premium Latin 003
086 HANGING ON HOPELESS Premium Latin 003
087 SHE DON'T CARE Premium Latin 003
088 ECHO Premium Latin 003
2008 poss. Premium Recording Service, 5114 Caswell Ave., Austin, TX – Bruce Robison (Bruce Robison [vcl], Kevin McKinney [vcl/gt], Scott Esbeck [vcl/bass instrument], Eleanor Whitmore [vcl/fiddle], Kelly Willis [vcl], Gary Newcomb [steel], Pat Manske/Sweney Tidball [keyboards])
089 TRAVELIN' SOLDIER Premium Latin Music 022
090 DESPERATELY Premium Latin Music 022
091 THE GOOD LIFE Premium Latin Music 022
092 ANGRY ALL THE TIME Premium Latin Music 022
093 MY BROTHER AND ME Premium Latin Music 022
094 WRAPPED Premium Latin Music 022
095 POOR MAN'S SON Premium Latin Music 022
096 NOT FORGOTTEN YOU Premium Latin Music 022
097 RED LETTER DAY Premium Latin Music 022
098 RAYNE, LOUISIANA Premium Latin Music 022
2010 poss. Premium Recording Service, 5114 Caswell Ave., Austin, TX – Bruce Robison (Bruce Robison [vcl],  Miles Zuniga [gt-3] Brian Beken [gt/mandolin/fiddle], Will Dupuy [bass],  Joey Shuffield [drums/percussion], Sweney Tidball [piano/organ], Red Young [organ-2]. Kelly Willis [hmny vcl]. Bruce Hughes [vcl/bass-1].  Producer: Bruce Robison)
099 HEARTACHE TO HOUSTON -1-2-3 Premium no #
100 THE NEW ME   Premium no #
101 MY OH MY (FOR AMY) Premium no #
102 MOMENTS AND MEMORIES Premium no #          
103 SO HARD Premium no #
104 LIFELINE -1 Premium no #
105 RITA BALLEW             Premium no #
106 SUPERMAN Premium no #
107 THAT WAS A HEARTACHE Premium no # 
108 DREAMIN‘ -1-2-3 Premium no #
Tracks above issue don album You And Me
2012 unknown – Kelly Wills and Bruce Robison (Kelly Willis [vcl], Bruce Robison [vcl/ac gt], Pete Finney [steel/banjo], Al Perkins [steel], Lex Price [bass], Fred Eltingham/Chris Scruggs [drums], Mickey Grimm [percussion], Eamon Mclaughin [fiddle/mandolin/cello], Fats Kaplan [fiddle/accordion], Brad Jones [piano/ keyboards/ loop. Bass/a c gt] Dave Jaques [tuba/bass])
109 CHEATER'S GAME Premium no #
110 BORDER RADIO Premium no #
111 WE'RE ALL THE WAY Premium no #
112 LONG WAY HOME Premium no #
113 9,999,999 TEARS Premium no #
114 LEAVIN' Premium no #
115 BUT I DO Premium no #
116 NO KINDA DANCER Premium no #
117 LIFELINE Premium no #
118 ORDINARY FOOL Premium no #
119 BORN TO ROLL Premium no #
120 WATERFALL Premium no #
121 DREAMIN'  Premium no #
Tracks above issue don album Cheater's Game


2014 unknown - Kelly Wills and Bruce Robison (Producer: Brad Jones)
122 DEPARTING LOUISIANA
123 MOTOR CITY MAN
124 CAROUSEL
125 LONELY FOR YOU
126 A HANGIN ON
127 SHAKE YOURSELF LOOSE
128 HARPER VALLEY PTA
129 ANYWHERE BUT HERE
130 I'LL GO TO MY GRAVE LOVING YOU
131 THIS WILL BE OUR YEAR
Tracks above issued on album Our Years


2015 unknown – Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis
132 STORMS NEVER LAST
2016 Lockhart, TX -  Bruce Robison And The Back Porch Band, *w. Jack Ingram
133 ROCK AND ROLL HONKY TONK RAMBLIN’ MAN
134 LONG TIME COMIN’
135 PAID MY DUES*
136 LAKE OF FIRE
137 SQUEEZEBOX
138 THE YEARS
139 LONG SHORE
140 SWEET DREAMS
141 STILL DOIN’ TIME (IN A HONKY TONK PRISON)
Tracks above issued on album Bruce Robison And The Back Porch Band


2018 unknown, TX – Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis
142 IF I HAD A ROSE
143 ASTRODOME
144 NOBODY'S PERFECT
145 ONE DIME AT A TIME
146 BEAUTIFUL LIE
147 CAN'T TELL NOBODY NOTHIN'
148 COMING DOWN
149 LOST MY BEST
150 BRAND NEW ME
151 HEARTACHE TO HOUSTON
Tracks above issued on album Beautiful Lie

 
 
 



ALBUMS
Vireo VRCD 1105 Bruce Robison:
Take It All Out On You;  Torn And Tangled; House Of Man; Angry All The Time; Not Forgotten You; Travellin' Soldier; It's Gonna Be Easy; Red Letter Pay; Lonely Too; Match Made In Heaven – 95
Boar’s Nest no # (UPC 63410600023) Wrapped: See You Around;  Wrapped; End Like That; When I Loved You;  My Brother And Me; Lonely For You;  12 Bar Blues; She Don't Care;  Go To Your Heart; I Dream Too;  Don't You Ever Call My Name - 97
Lucky Dog EK69134 Wrapped: Rayne, Louisiana (with Charlie Robison); Wrapped; Angry All the Time; When I Loved You (with Kelly Willis); My Brother and Me; Desperately; 12 Bar Blues; Go to Your Heart; I Dream Too; End Like That; Don't You Ever Call My Name; See You Around – 19-05-98
Lucky Dog EK-69173 Long Way Home From Anywhere: Drivin' All Night Long; Just Married; Red Letter Day; Travelin' Soldier; The Good Life; Trouble; Anymore Good Lovin'; What Did You Think; Emotionally Gone; Long Way Home From Anywhere - 13-07-99
Lucky Dog CK-63790 Unleashed Live: The Good Life; Rayne, Louisiana; Angry All The Time; Red Letter Day; My Hometown; Sunset Boulevard; Loving Country; Barlight; Mustang Burn; Work This Out; Travis Country; Barbie Doll – 26-00-90 Charlie Robison, Jack Ingram, Bruce Robison
Boar's Nest EBN 25 Country Sunshine: Can't Get There from Here; Bed of Ashes; Blame It on Me; Devil May Care; Valentine; Friendless Marriage; What Would Willie Do; The First Thing About Mary; Sixteen; Anyone But Me; Tonight – 18-09-01 (also issued on Holland as Continental Sound City CSCCD 1026 in 2002)
Boar’s Nest EBN 33 Happy Holidays: Santa Baby; Winter's Tale; In the Bleak Midwinter; Baby, It's Cold Outside; Christmas Waltz; Please Daddy, Don't Get Drunk; Blue Christmas; Shut In At Christmas; Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy; Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas; Oklahoma Christmas - 03 w. Kelly Willis (reissued in 2006 on Rycodisc RCD 10882)
Sustain SUS-001-013-2 Eleven Stories: Every Once in a While; Virginia; Tennessee Jed; More and More; Days Go By; All Over But the Cryin'; Don't Call It Love; You Really Let Yourself Go; I Never Fly; Kitchen Blues; Bandera Waltz – 04-04-06
Premium Latin Music 1873 It Came From San Antonio: It Came from San Antonio; When It Rains; Lefeline; My Baby Now; Anywhere But Here; What Makes You Say; 23A – 15-05-07
Premium Latin Music 003 The New World: The Hammer; Only; Bad Girl Blues; California 85; Larosse; The New One; Twistin'; Hanging on Hopeless; She Don't Care; Echo – 08
Premium Latin Music 022 His Greatest: Travelin' Soldier; Desperately; The Good Life; Angry All the Time; My Brother and Me; Wrapped; Poor Man's Son; Not Forgotten You; Red Letter Day; Rayne, Louisiana – 20-01-09
Premium Latin Music no # You And Me: Heartache To Houston; The New Me;  My Oh My (For Amy); Moments And Memories; So Hard; Lifeline; Rita Ballew; Superman; That Was A Heartache; Dreamin‘ - 10
Premium Latin Music no # (UPC 794504790832) Cheater’s Game: Cheater's Game; Border Radio; We're All The Way; Long Way Home; 9,999,999 Tears; Leavin'; But I Do; No Kinda Dancer; Lifeline; Ordinary Fool; Born to Roll; Waterfall; Dreamin' – 12-02-13 w. Kelly Willis (also as vinyl+CD with two tracks omited on vinyl)


Premium Latin Music no # Our Years: Departing Louisiana; Motor City Man; Carousel; Lonely For You; A Hanging On; Shake Yourself Loose; Harper Valley P.T.A.; Anywhere But Here; I'll Go To My Grave Loving You; This Will Be Our Years - 27-05-14 - with Kelly Willis


Motel Time Music ? Bruce Robison and The Back Porch Band:  Rock and Roll Honky Tonk Ramblin’ Man;  Long Time Comin’;  Paid My Dues (feat. Jack Ingram);  Lake of Fire;  Squeezebox;  The Years;  Long Shore;  Sweet Dreams;  Still Doin’ Time (In A Honky Tonk Prison) – 28-04-17

Motel Time  Music ? Beautiful Lie: If I Had a Rose; Astrodome; Nobody's Perfect; One Dime at a Time; Beautiful Lie; Can't Tell Nobody Nothin'; Coming Down; Lost My Best; Brand New Me; Heartache to Houston – 21-06-19 w. Kelly Willis