Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Earth Opera



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
1967 unknown – Earth Opera (Peter Rowan [vcl/gt/sax], David Grisman [vcl/mandolin/ keyboards/sax], Paul Dillon [vcl/gt/drums/percussion] John Nagy [bass/cello], Bill Stevenson [keyboards/vibraphone])
001 THE RED SOX ARE WINNING Elektra EKS-74016
002 AS IT IS BEFORE Elektra EKS-74016
003 DREAMLESS Elektra EKS-74016
004 TO CARE AT ALLM Elektra EKS-74016
005 HOME OF THE BRAVE Elektra EKS-74016
006 THE CHILD BRIDE Elektra EKS-74016
007 CLOSE YOUR EYES AND SHUT THE DOOR   Elektra EKS-74016
008 TIME AND AGAIN Elektra EKS-74016
009 WHEN YOU WERE FULL OF WONDER Elektra EKS-74016
010 DEATH BY FIRE Elektra EKS-74016
1968 Elektra Sound Studios, New York City/ A + R  Recording Studio, 112 W 48th St., New York City – Earth Opera (Peter Rowan [vcl/gt/sax], David Grisman [vcl/mandolin/ keyboards/sax], Paul Dillon [vcl/gt/drums/percussion] John Nagy [bass/cello], Bill Stevenson [keyboards/vibraphone])
011 HOME TO YOU Elektra EKS 74038 Wounded Bird WOU 4016
012 MAD LYDIA'S WALTZ Elektra EKS 74038 Wounded Bird WOU 4016
013 ALFIE FINNEY Elektra EKS 74038 Wounded Bird WOU 4016
014 SANCTUARY FROM THE LAW Elektra EKS 74038 Wounded Bird WOU 4016
015 ALL WINTER LONG Elektra EKS 74038 Wounded Bird WOU 4016
016 AMERICAN EAGLE TRAGEDY Elektra EKS 74038 Wounded Bird WOU 4016
017 ROAST BEEF LOVE Elektra EKS 74038 Wounded Bird WOU 4016
018 IT'S LOVE Elektra EKS 74038 Wounded Bird WOU 4016

ALBUMS

Elektra EKS-74016 Earth Opera: The Red Sox Are Winning; As It Is Before; Dreamless; To Care At All;Home Of The Brave; The Child Bride; Close Your Eyes And Shut The Door; Time And Again; When You Were Full Of Wonder; Death By Fire – 09-68
Elektra EKS-74038 The Great American Eagle Tragedy: Home to You; Mad Lydia's Waltz; Alfie Finney;Sanctuary From the Law; All Winter Long; American Eagle Tragedy; Roast Beef Love; It's Love – 69  (reissued on Wounded Bird WOU 4016 in 2001)

Rowan Brothers-Rowans



Chris Rowan

Lori Rowan
(Peter Rowan ) – on The Rowans albums
By Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli

SESSIONS
7 October 1971 Wally Heider Recording, Inc., 6373 Selma Ave., Hollywood, CA – The Rowan Brothers (Lorin Rowan [vcl/gt/mandolin], Christopher Rowan [vcl/gt/piano], Buddy Emmons/ Jerry Garcia [steel], David Diadern [mandolin/keyboards], Bill Kreutzmann/ John Douglas [drums], Richard Greene [violin], Dick Fenner [cello], Bill Elliot [keyboards],  Beverly Bellows [harp], Jack Bonus [flutex/sax], The Ed Bogas Strings)
001 HICKORY DAY  Columbia 45-45856/KC-31297 
17 November 1971 Wally Heider Recording, Inc., 6373 Selma Ave., Hollywood, CA – The Rowan Brothers (Lorin Rowan [vcl/gt/mandolin], Christopher Rowan [vcl/gt/piano], Buddy Emmons/ Jerry Garcia [steel], David Diadern [mandolin/keyboards], Bill Kreutzmann/ John Douglas [drums], Richard Greene [violin], Dick Fenner [cello], Bill Elliot [keyboards],  Beverly Bellows [harp], Jack Bonus [flutex/sax], The Ed Bogas Strings)
002 LADY OF LAUGHTER  Columbia 45-45728/KC-31297 
October 1971-March 1972 Wally Heider Recording, Inc., 6373 Selma Ave., Hollywood, CA – The Rowan Brothers (Lorin Rowan [vcl/gt/mandolin], Christopher Rowan [vcl/gt/piano], Buddy Emmons/ Jerry Garcia [steel], David Diadern [mandolin/keyboards], Bill Kreutzmann/ John Douglas [drums], Richard Greene [violin], Dick Fenner [cello], Bill Elliot [keyboards],  Beverly Bellows [harp], Jack Bonus [flutex/sax], The Ed Bogas Strings)
003 BEST YOU CAN  Columbia KC-31297 
004 ONE MORE TIME  Columbia KC-31297 
005 LAY ME DOWN  Columbia KC-31297 
006 WIZARD  Columbia KC-31297 
007 MAMA DON'T YOU CRY  Columbia KC-31297 
008 GOLD  Columbia KC-31297 
009 LOVE WILL CONQUER  Columbia KC-31297 
010 SINGIN' SONG  Columbia KC-31297 
2 February 1972 Wally Heider Recording, Inc., 6373 Selma Ave., Hollywood, CA – The Rowan Brothers (Lorin Rowan [vcl/gt/mandolin], Christopher Rowan [vcl/gt/piano], Buddy Emmons/ Jerry Garcia [steel], David Diadern [mandolin/keyboards], Bill Kreutzmann/ John Douglas [drums], Richard Greene [violin], Dick Fenner [cello], Bill Elliot [keyboards],  Beverly Bellows [harp], Jack Bonus [flutex/sax], The Ed Bogas Strings)
011 ALL TOGETHER  Columbia 4-45728/KC-31297 
5 March 1972 Wally Heider Recording, Inc., 6373 Selma Ave., Hollywood, CA – The Rowan Brothers (Lorin Rowan [vcl/gt/mandolin], Christopher Rowan [vcl/gt/piano], Buddy Emmons/ Jerry Garcia [steel], David Diadern [mandolin/keyboards], Bill Kreutzmann/ John Douglas [drums], Richard Greene [violin], Dick Fenner [cello], Bill Elliot [keyboards],  Beverly Bellows [harp], Jack Bonus [flutex/sax], The Ed Bogas Strings)
012 MOVE ON DOWN  Columbia 4-45876/KC-31297 
1972 poss. Wally Heider Recording, Inc., 6373 Selma Ave., Hollywood, CA – Chris and Lorin Rowan (Chris Rowan [vcl/gt/piano], Lorin Rowan [vcl/gt/piano], David Grisman [mandolin/ piano/ organ], Jerry Garcia [steel], Billy Wolf [bass], Bill Kreutzmann [drums],  Gregg Dewey [drums], Ed Bogus [strings], Bill Elliott [piano])
013 LIVIN' THE LIFE Appaloosa AP 011 Bos 1578 
014 CLIMBING UP THE MOUNTAIN Appaloosa AP 011 Bos 1578
015 WAITING IN THE GARDEN Appaloosa AP 011  Bos 1578
016 OUTSIDE, CLOVER AND CHEESE Appaloosa AP 011 
017 PEACE AND HAPPINESS Appaloosa AP 011  Bos 1578
018 GUARDIAN ANGEL Appaloosa AP 011 Bos 1578
019 HEAVENS TO BETSY Appaloosa AP 011 
020 FEEL THE SPIRIT Appaloosa AP 011  Bos 1578
021 FREE Appaloosa AP 011  Bos 1578
022 RUN TO THE WIND Appaloosa AP 011  Bos 1578
023 DON'T YOU WORRY Appaloosa AP 011   Bos 1578
Probably from sessions above:
024 IT GROWS AND GROWS Bos Music 1578  
025 ALL IN THE WAY SHE MOVES Bos Music 1578  
026 SPEEDWAY DRIVER Bos Music 1578
027 IF I ONLY COULD Bos Music 1578  
028 CAN'T STOP LOVIN' YOU Bos Music 1578  
029 LAURA MY LOVE Bos Music 1578  
030 ONLY YOU Bos Music 1578
031 AFTER ALL IS SAID AND DONE Bos Music 1578
ca late 1974 poss. Wally Heider Recording, Inc., 6373 Selma Ave., Hollywood, CA  – The Rowans (Peter Rowan [vcl/gt/mandolin/mandola/ mandocello/tabla/tamboura], Chris Rowan [vcl/gt/flute/keyboards], Lorin Rowan [vcl/gt/piano/sound effects], David Hayes [bass], Russ Kunkel [drums], Jack Bonus [flute/sax]. Producers: The Rowans, Gordon Anderson, Joe Carroll, Richard Podolor)
032 TAKE IT AS IT COMES   Elektra E-45281/7E-1038
033 MIDNIGHT MOONLIGHT  Elektra 7E-1038                                               
034 ME LOVING YOU Elektra 7E-1038                                                       
035 OLD SILVER Elektra 7E-1038                                                         
036 THUNDER ON THE MOUNTAIN    Elektra E-45281/7E-1038
037 BEGGAR IN BLUE JEANS Elektra E-45308/7E-1038             
038 DO RIGHT   Elektra 7E-1038                                                         
039 MAN WOMAN    Elektra 7E-1038                                                       
040 PIECES ON THE GROUND       Elektra 7E-1038                                         
041 HERE TODAY GONE TOMORROW  Elektra E-45308/7E-1038
1975 Wally Heider Recording, Inc., 6373 Selma Ave., Hollywood, CA – The Rowans (Peter Rowan [vcl/gt/mandolin], Chris Rowan [vcl/gt/ piano], Lorin Rowan [vcl/gt], Joe Carroll/ Peter Walsh [bass], Wally Drogas / K. Dudley Glanz / Jim Hodder / Mark Stein [drums],   Richard Greene [violin], Bill Elliott [organ/ piano])
042 OOH MY LOVE   Elektra E-45376/7E-1073
043 LOVE IS Elektra 7E-1073                                                            
044 TIRED HANDS   Elektra E-45347/7E-1073
045 IF I ONLY COULD  Elektra E-45347/7E-1073
046 NO DESAMINES AMOR (DON'T DISAPPOINT LOVE)    Elektra 7E-1073                       
047 YA BA DA BA   Elektra 7E-1073                                                      
048 FIRE DRAGON     Elektra 7E-1073                                                    
049 MONGOLIAN SWAMP/ALL THE KING'S MEN    Elektra E-45376/7E-1073
050 JOAQUIN MURRIETA    Elektra 7E-1073                                                
051 SWORD OF FAITH SOLDIER OF THE CROSS  Elektra 7E-1073                                
1976 poss. Wally Heider Recording, Inc., 6373 Selma Ave., Hollywood, CA – The Rowans, * and Stephen Grapelli (Peter Rowan [vcl/gt/mandolin], Chris Rowan [vcl/gt/ piano], Lorin Rowan [vcl/gt], Stephne Busfield [gt], Glen Deardorff [gt/violin],  Joe Carroll / Ralph Carter [bass], Peter Barshay [bass/ drums], Brad Bilhorn /  Keith Glanz /  Lee Carlton [drums], Glenn Cronkhite [percussion], Stephane Grappelli [violin-1], Daniel Kobialka [violin], Terry Adams [cello], Susan Bates [viola], Nancy Ellis [viola], Brian Cooke [piano], Bob Hogins [keyboards])
052 BEST OF FRIENDS Elektra 7E-1114 
053 GIVE YA GOOD LOVIN'    Elektra 7E-1114                                               
054 HOO DOO LOVE Elektra 7E-1114    
055 LOVE'S SECRET SIGHS  Elektra 7E-1114                 
056 DON'T SAY GOODBYE* -1 Elektra 7E-1114                             
057 LOVELIGHT Elektra 7E-1114       
058 NEW HORIZONS Elektra 7E-1114    
059 MAKIN' IT EASY Elektra 7E-1114  
060 CALLE MUSIC   Elektra 7E-1114 
1993 Cedar Creek Studios, Austin, TX/Hyde Street, San Francisco, CA –  Peter Rowan and The Rowan Brothers (Peter Rowan [vcl/gt], Chris Rowan [vcl/gt], Lorin Rowan [vcl/gt/mandolin], Sally Van Meter [gt/dobro], Cindy Cashdollar [gt/steel/dobro], Viktor Krauss [ac bass],  Kester Smith [percussion]. Producer: Peter Rowan) 
061 TREE ON A HILL  Sugar Hill SH-CD-3823
062 MAN OF CONSTANT SORROW  Sugar Hill SH-CD-3823 
063 DARLIN' PAL OF MINE  Sugar Hill SH-CD-3823 
064 NO LONESOME TUNE  Sugar Hill SH-CD-3823  
065 RYE WHISKEY  Sugar Hill SH-CD-3823
066 FAIR AND TENDER LADIES  Sugar Hill SH-CD-3823 
067 FAITH, LOVE AND DEVOTION  Sugar Hill SH-CD-3823 
068 LONG TIME  Sugar Hill SH-CD-3823 
069 LONE PILGRIM  Sugar Hill SH-CD-3823
070 I'LL BE THERE  Sugar Hill SH-CD-3823 
071 MARY MAGDALENE  Sugar Hill SH-CD-3823 
2002 Nashville, TN – Rowan Brothers (Peter Rowan [vcl/gt/mandola/spoons], Chris Rowan [vcl/gt], Lorin Rowan [vcl/gt] + Joe Reyes [gt], Sergio Lara [gt], Tom Mitchell [banjo], Sam Bush [mandolin], Jerry Douglas [dobro], Tim O'Brien [bozouki], Russell Bond / Bill Amatneek/ Dave Grant / Roy Huskey, Jr./ Bryn Bright / Edgar Meyer [bass], Larry Attamanuik / Ethan Turner [drums], Dick Bright [violin], Flaco Jiménez / Mookie Siegel [accordion])
072 CRAZY PEOPLE There! HMNH-70005
073 NOTHIN' PERSONAL There! HMNH-70005
074 RED ROCKIN' CHAIR There! HMNH-70005
075 PRETTY SENORITA There! HMNH-70005
076 DON'T PICK THE BLOSSOM BEFORE THE FLOWER GROWS There! HMNH-70005
077 FREE MEXICAN AIRFORCE There! HMNH-70005
078 THAT'S ALRIGHT There! HMNH-70005
079 IN 1999 There! HMNH-70005
080 SHOPPIN' FEET There! HMNH-70005
081 AIN'T NOTHIN' LIKE A FAMILY There! HMNH-70005
2004 unknown – The Rowan Brothers (Chris Rowan –[vcl/gt/ piano/ synthesizer], Lorin Rowan [bvl/gt/ mandolin/ piano/ trilogy bass], Barry Sless [el gt/steel], Rob Ickes [dobro], Sally Van Meter [dobro],David Grisman [mandolin], Phil Lesh / Robin Sylvester [bass], Tim Emmons / Bill Amatneek [bass], Eric McCann [drum programming], Brent Rampone [drums], James Henry [congas/ percussion], Michael Spiro [congas], Richard Greene [fiddle], Dick Bright [violin], Doug Harman [cello], Mookie Siegel [piano/accordion])
082 CIRCLE OF FRIENDS Bos Music 1578  
083 HEART OF A WOMAN Bos Music 1578  
084 PATHWAYS Bos Music 1578  
085 BURN IT ON DOWN Bos Music 1578  
086 COLD WAR Bos Music 1578  
087 I'LL BE THERE Bos Music 1578  
088 AS MUCH AS I DO Bos Music 1578  
089 ARMS OF THE ONE I LOVE Bos Music 1578  
090 DON'T FORGET Bos Music 1578  
091 RUNNIN' WILD Bos Music 1578  
092 LONELY NIGHTS Bos Music 1578  
093 SWIMS WITH DOLPHINS Bos Music 1578
094 HOW I THINK OF YOU Bos Music 1578  
095 ANGELINA Bos Music 1578  
096 CHILDISH LOVE Bos Music 1578
097 SOLDIER'S CROSS Bos Music 1578  
098 CIRCLE OF FRIENDS (INSTRUMENTAL REPRISE) Bos Music 1578  

ALBUMS

Columbia KC-31297 The Rowan Brothers: Hickory Day; All Together; Best You Can; One More Time; Lay Me Down; Wizard; Mama Don't You Cry; Gold; Love Will Conquer; Lady Of Laughter; Move On Down; Singin' Song – 09-72 Rowan Brothers
Asylum 7E-1038 The Rowans: Take It As It Comes; Midnight-Moonlight; Me Loving You; Old Silver; Thunder On The Mountain; Beggar In Blue Jeans; Do Right; Man-Woman; Pieces On The Ground; Here Today, Gone Tomorrow – 75 Rowans (reissued in 2002 on CCM-265-2)
Asylum 7E-1073 Sibling Rivalry: Ooh My Love; Love Is; Tired Hands; If I Only Could; No Desanimes Amor (Don't Disappoint Love); Ya Ba Da Ba; Fire Dragon; Mongolian Swamp - King's Men; Joaquin Murrieta; Sword Of Faith - Soldier Of The Cross – 76 Rowans (reissued on CCM 423-2 in 2004)
Asylum 7E-1114 Jubilation: Best Of Friends; Give Ya Good Lovin'; Hoo Doo Love; Love's Secret Sighs; Don't Say Goodbye; Lovelight; New Horizons; Makin' It Easy; Calle Music – 77 Rowans (reissued on CCM 423-2 in 2004)
Appaloosa [ITA] AP 011 Livin‘ The Life: Livin' The Life;  Climbing Up The Mountain; Waiting In The Garden;  Outside, Clover And Cheese; Peace And Happiness; Guardian Angel; Heavens To Betsy; Feel The Spirit; Free; Run To The Wind; Don't You Worry  - 29-10-80 Chris and Lorin Rowan
Sugar Hill SHCD-3823 Tree On The Hill: Tree On A Hill; Man Of Constant Sorrow; Little Darlin' Pal Of Mine; No Lonesome Tune; Rye Whiskey; Fair And Tender Ladies; Faith, Love And Devotion; Long Time; Lone Pilgrim; I'll Be There; Mary Magdalene – 94 w. Peter Rowan
There! 70005 Crazy People: Crazy People; Nothin' Personal; Red Rockin' Chair; Pretty Senorita; Don't Pick The Blossom Before The Flower Grows; Free Mexican Airforce; That's Alright (Long Time); In 1999; Shoppin' Feet; Ain't Nothin' Like A Family – 02 Rowan Brothers (reissued on Evangeline (UK) GEL 4050)
BOS Music 1578 Now And Then: Circle Of Friends; Heart Of A Woman; Pathways; Burn It On Down; Cold War; I'll Be There; As Much As I Do; Arms Of The One I Love; Don't Forget; Runnin' Wild; Lonely Nights; Swims With Dolphins; How I Think Of You; Angelina; Childish Love; Soldier's Cross; Circle Of Friends (instrumental reprise); Free; Run To The Wind; Climbing Up The Mountain; Don't You Worry; It Grows And Grows; Waiting In The Garden; All In The Way She Moves; Speedway Driver; If I Only Could; Livin' The Life; Guardian Angel; Can't Stop Lovin' You; Feel The Spirit; Peace And Happiness; Laura My Love; Only You; After All Is Said And Done – 09-04 Chris and Lorin Rowan


SINGLES
Columbia (The Rowan brothers)
4-45728  All Together / Lady Of Laughter - 10-72 
4-45856  Hickory Day / Move On Down - 05-73 
SINGLES
Asylum  (The Rowans)                               
E 45281  Take It As It Comes / Thunder On The Mountain - 09-75 
E 45308  Beggar In Blue Jeans / Here Today Gone Tomorrow - 03-76 
E 45347  If I Only Could / Tired Hands - 09-76 
E 45376  Ooh My Love / Mongolian Swamp-All The King's Men  - 77