Sunday, July 27, 2014

Dry Branch Fire Squad



2nd version

by Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti with help of http://fobgm.blogspot.com/
SESSIONS

25/26 February 1977 [live] Crying Cowboy Concert Saloon, Springfield, OH - Dry Branch Fire Squad
00001 BANJO IN THE HILLS Dry Branch RT-513
00002 WHEN I LOVE YOU Dry Branch RT-513
00003 COWBOY JIM Dry Branch RT-513
00004 LITTLE GIRL AND THE DREADFUL SNAKE Dry Branch RT-513
00005 CRIPPLE CREEK Dry Branch RT-513
00006 LITTLE ELLEN Dry Branch RT-513
00007 GOD GAVE YOU TO ME Dry Branch RT-513
00008 WHITE HOUSE BLUES Dry Branch RT-513
00009 RAWHIDE Dry Branch RT-513
00010 I'LL NEVER MAKE YOU BLUE Dry Branch RT-513
00011 GRAY EAGLE HORNPIPE Dry Branch RT-513
00012 DRUNKARD'S DREAM Dry Branch RT-513
00013 OUT ON THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN Dry Branch RT-513
00014 OUT ON THE OCEAN Dry Branch RT-513
00015 BLACK LUNG Dry Branch RT-513
00016 OLD JOE CLARK Dry Branch RT-513
22-23 October1977 The home of Charlie and Doris Spahr, Springfield, OH – Dry Branch Fire Squad (John Baker [vcl/gt], Ron Thomason [vcl/mandolin/gt], Robert Leach [vcl/banjo], Johnnie Carpenter [vcl/bass])
001 OAK GROVE CHURCH Rite RT-001
002 JESUS ON THE MAINLINE Rite RT-001
003 WORKING ON A BUILDING Rite RT-001
004 SWEETEST GIFT Rite RT-001
005 HAPPY ON MY WAY Rite RT-001
006 SCARLET PURPLE ROBE Rite RT-001
007 I BELIEVE IN THE OLD TIME WAY Rite RT-001
008 THEY WON'T BELIEVE Rite RT-001
009 LONELY TOMBS Rite RT-001
010 SUNNY SIDE OF LIFE Rite RT-001
011 UPPER WINDOW Rite RT-001
012 CHILDREN GO WHERE I SEND THEE Rite RT-001
013 ANGEL BAND Rite RT-001
014 GOING UP HOME TO LIVE IN GREEN PASTURES Rite RT-001
1978 unknown – Dry Branch Fire Squad
015 ROLLIN' ON RUBBER WHEELS Rite RT-002
016 I BELIEVE IN YOU DEAR Rite RT-002
017 PAL OF MINE Rite RT-002
018 LOUISIANA LOVE Rite RT-002
019 TWO SOLDIERS Rite RT-002
020 GET UP JOHN Rite RT-002
021 MONTANA COWBOY Rite RT-002
022 MEDICINE SPRINGS Rite RT-002
023 ROLLIN' IN MY SWEET BABY'S ARMS Rite RT-002
024 WHEN THE GOLDEN LEAVES BEGIN TO FALL Rite RT-002
025 ROAD TO COLUMBUS Rite RT-002
026 SUGAR COATED LOVE Rite RT-002
027 OUT ON THE MOUNTAIN HIGH Rite RT-002
1978 or 1979 [live] Granite Hill Campground, near Gettysburg, PA – Dry Branch Fire Squad (John Baker [vcl/gt], Mary Jo Dickman [vcl/gt], Ron Thomason [vcl/clawhammer banjo/mandolin], Dick Erwin [vcl/bass], John Hinsey [banjo] + John Duffey [vcl/mandolin-1]. Producer: Noneaux Gordo)
02701 HOT CORN, COLD CORN  Gordo 001  
02702 DAK’S NURSURY SONG  Gordo 001 
02703 LONESOME RIVER -1  Gordo 001 
02704 RADIO S-A-V-E-D  Gordo 001 
02705 TOUCH THE HEM  Gordo 001 
02706 BLUEGRASS BREAKDOWN  Gordo 001 
02707 BLACK LUNG  Gordo 001 
02708 WHITEHOUSE BLUES  Gordo 001  
02709 FOX ON THE RUN  Gordo 001    - 79
ca. Summer 1979 Reid Enterprise Studio, Hendersonville, TN – Dry Branch Fire Squad (John Baker [vcl/gt],John Hissey [vcl/banjo], Ron Thomason [vcl/mandolin], Dick Erwin [bcl/bass] + Kenny Baker [fiddle], Bobby Osborne [mandolin])
030 WILD MOUNTAIN HONEY Rounder 0119 CD-11519
031 BORN TO BE LONESOME Rounder 0119
032 LEGEND OF THE JOHNSON BOYS Rounder 0119 CD-11519
033 ON THE OLD KENTUCKY SHORE Rounder 0119
034 WHERE THE SOUL NEVER DIES Rounder 0119
035 I LOVE NO ONE BUT YOU Rounder 0119
036 SHE'S MORE TO BE PITIED Rounder 0119 CD-11519
037 BRAND NEW TENNESSEE WALTZ Rounder 0119 CD-11519
038 I'M LOOKING FOR THE STONE Rounder 0119
039 ORPHAN GIRL Rounder 0119
040 SWEETEST LOVE Rounder 0119
041 WERE YOU THERE Rounder 0119
Fall 1980 Cumberland Sound Studio, Hendersonville, TN – Dry Branch Fire Squad (John Baker [ld/tnr vcl/gt], Ron Thomason [ld vcl/ld gt/mandolin/banjo],  John Hisey [bass vcl/banjo/bass], Dick Erwin [tnr/bass vcl/bass] + Hazel Dickens [tnr vcl-1], Mary Jo Dickman [high baritone vcl-2], Kenny Baker [fiddle])
042 BACHELOR'S HALL Rounder 0139
043 IT'S TOO LATE NOW Rounder 0139
044 GOLDEN RING Rounder 0139 CD-11519
045 I'LL FORGET THE YEARS I'VE CRIED Rounder 0139
046 MIDNIGHT ON THE STORMY DEEP Rounder 0139
047 TRAVEL TRAVEL ON Rounder 0139
048 OLD RIVER Rounder 0139
049 LEONA -1 Rounder 0139
050 GOIN' ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN Rounder 0139 CD-11519
051 JESSIE'S WALTZ Rounder 0139
052 CABIN OF LOVE Rounder 0139
053 I'M ONLY HUMAN Rounder 0139
054 OH WHAT A STORM -2 Rounder 0139
055 DAK'S SONG Rounder 0139
ca. early 1982 Perfect Crime,Watertown, MA – Dry Branch Fire Squad
056 DOWN SOUTH IN NEW ORLEANS Rounder 0163 CD-11519
057 FANNIN' THE FLAMES Rounder 0163
058 WALKING BACK TO RICHMOND Rounder 0163 CD-11519
059 I'LL BE NO STRANGER Rounder 0163
060 LITTLE GIRL AND THE DREADFUL SNAKE Rounder 0163 CD-11519
061 COWBOY JIM Rounder 0163
062 MOUNT ZION'S LOFTY HEIGHTS Rounder 0163
063 LOVE'S JUST A GAME Rounder 0163
064 WHEN HEAVEN COMES DOWN Rounder 0163
065 I HAVE FOUND THE WAY Rounder 0163
066 ARAGON MILL Rounder 0163
067 GOLDEN VANITY Rounder 0163
068 FATAL WEDDING Rounder 0163
ca. June 1985 Audio Productions, ? – Dry Branch Fire Squad
069 SOMEONE PLAY DIXIE FOR ME Rounder 0218 CD-11519
070 ADIEU TO COLD WEATHER Rounder 0218
071 PLEASE MOMMY PLEASE Rounder 0218
072 LEATHER BRITCHES Rounder 0218
073 FADED COAT OF BLUE Rounder 0218 CD-11519
074 CRIPPLE CREEK Rounder 0218 CD-11519
075 YOU'VE BEEN A FRIEND TO ME Rounder 0218
076 DO I EVER CROSS YOUR MIND Rounder 0218
077 AUCTION AT THE HOME PLACE Rounder 0218 CD-11519
078 NAME OF IT Rounder 0218
079 DRUNKARD'S DREAM Rounder 0218
080 WOMEN MAKE A FOOL OUT OF ME Rounder 0218
081 STEELS OF A WHITE MAN Rounder 0218
082 GOOD NEIGHBORS AND FRIENDS Rounder 0218
ca. Spring 1986 unknown – Dry Branch Fire Squad (Dave Edmundson [vcl/gt/mandolin/fiddle], Mary Jo Leet [vcl/gt], Ron Thomason [vcl/mandolin/banjo/gt], John Hisey [bass vcl/banjo], Dick Erwin [vcl/bass])
083 WALK THE STREET OF GLORY Rounder 0224
084 GOSPEL WAY Rounder 0224
085 THERE'S A RIVER Rounder 0224
086 DIP YOUR FINGERS IN SOME WATER Rounder 0224
087 SHINE HALLELLUJAH SHINE Rounder 0224
088 MUST JESUS BEAR THE CROSS ALONE Rounder 0224
089 GOIN' UP ON THE MOUNTAIN Rounder 0224 CD-11519
090 GOSPEL SHIP Rounder 0224
091 WE'LL WORK 'TIL JESUS COMES Rounder 0224
092 LOOKING FOR THE STONE Rounder 0224
093 THERE'S DUST ON THE BIBLE Rounder 0224 CD-11519
094 GOLGOTHA Rounder 0224 CD-11519
ca. Summer 1989 Norwest Communications, Barrington, IL – Dry Branch Fire Squad (Ron Thomason [vcl/gt/banjo/mandolin], Dave Edmundson [vcl/gt/mandolin/fiddle], M.J. Leet [vcl/gt], John Hisey [vcl/banjo], Dick Erwin [vcl/bass])
095 DEVIL TAKE THE FARMER Rounder 0258
096 DARLING NELLIE ACROSS THE SEA Rounder 0258
097 WHERE WE'LL NEVER DIE Rounder 0258
098 TURKEY IN THE STRAW Rounder 0258
099 THERE'S NOTHING BETWEEN US Rounder 0258
100 LOVE HAS BROUGHT ME TO DESPAIR Rounder 0258
101 HONEST FARMER Rounder 0258
102 GREAT TITANIC Rounder 0258
103 GOLDEN MORNING Rounder 0258
104 DO YOU EVER DREAM OF ME? Rounder 0258
105 OLD TIME WAY Rounder 0258
106 BONAPARTE CROSSING THE RHINE Rounder 0258
ca. Spring 1991 Sound Space Inc., Yellow Springs, OH – Dry Branch Fire Squad (Ron Thomason, Charlie Leet, Mary Jo Leet, Danny Russell, Suzanne Thomas. Producer: Ken Irwin)
107 LONG JOURNEY Rounder CD-0289
108 ORPHAN CHILD Rounder CD-0289
109 RAIN AND SNOW Rounder CD-0289
110 I'D RATHER BE THE GIRL YOU LEFT BEHIND Rounder CD-0289
111 OAK GROVE CHURCH Rounder CD-0289
112 I'VE ALWAYS BEEN A RAMBLER Rounder CD-0289
113 JESUS ON THE MAINLINE Rounder CD-0289
114 SAALO'S SONG Rounder CD-0289
115 OLD KATY HILL Rounder CD-0289
116 HOUSE DIVIDED Rounder CD-0289
117 DON'T EVER LOOK BACK Rounder CD-0289
118 WE BELIEVE IN HAPPY ENDINGS Rounder CD-0289
ca. Spring 1993 Sound Space Inc., Yellow Springs, OH – Dry Branch Fire Squad (Ron Thomason [vcl/ld gt/mandolin], Suzanne Thomas [ld gt/rh gt],  Dan Russell [vcl/banjo/ steel],  Charles Leet [bass fiddle/ el bass], Mary Jo Leet [hmny vcl]. Producer: Ken Irwin)
119 I'VE LIVED A LOT IN MY TIME Rounder CD-0306
120 DISTANT LAND TO ROAM Rounder CD-0306
121 GOING TO THE RACES Rounder CD-0306
122 MIDNIGHT ON THE STORMY DEEP Rounder CD-0306
123 MOTHER'S LAST WORDS TO HER DAUGHTER Rounder CD-0306
124 GOING ACROSS THE SEA Rounder CD-0306
125 WHY DO WE KEEP HOLDING ON A HEARTACAHE? Rounder CD-0306
126 GIRL AT THE BAR Rounder CD-0306
127 CHURCH BY THE ROAD Rounder CD-0306
128 SUGAR TREE RIDGE Rounder CD-0306
129 UNWED FATHERS Rounder CD-0306
130 CAROLYN AT THE BROKEN WHEEL INN Rounder CD-0306
131 GOD THAT NEVER FAILS Rounder CD-0306
132 OUR DARLING'S GONE Rounder CD-0306
ca. spring 1996 [live] unknown - Dry Branch Fire Squad (Ron Thomason [vcl/gt/mandolin], Suzanne Thomas [vcl/gt/clawhammer banjo], Mary Jo Leet [vcl/gt], Bill Evans [vcl/banjo/bass]. Producer: Dry Branch Fire Squad)
13201 LATE LAST NIGHT Rounder CD-0339
13202 TRUE HISTORIA Rounder CD-0339
13203 ARAGON MILL Rounder CD-0339
13204 ECONOMICAL TALK Rounder CD-0339
13205 JOHN HENRY Rounder CD-0339
13206 PITIFUL THING Rounder CD-0339
13207 COWBOY SONG Rounder CD-0339
13208 HOUSEWORK IS MY LIFE Rounder CD-0339
13209 RED ROCKING CHAIR Rounder CD-0339
13210 CULTURAL EXCHANGE Rounder CD-0339
13211 SOMEONE PLAY DIXIE FOR ME Rounder CD-0339
13212 HAMBONE/BALO'S SONG Rounder CD-0339
13213 TESTOSTERONE POISONING Rounder CD-0339
13214 MIDNIGHT ON THE STORMY DEEP Rounder CD-0339
13215 BANJO JOKES/DECORATOR BLOCKS Rounder CD-0339
13216 BLUEGRASS BREAKDOWN Rounder CD-0339
13217 BAND INTRODUCTIONS Rounder CD.0339
13218 WORLD'S GREATEST FOLK SINGER Rounder CD-0339
13219 HARD TIMES Rounder CD-0339
13220 GOIN' UP ON THE MOUNTAIN Rounder CD-0339
13221 WALK THE STREETS OF GLORY Rounder CD-0339
1999 Rome Recording Studios, Columbus, OH/Reid Enterprise Studio, Hendersonville, TN/Cumberland Sound Studios, Nashville, TN/Perfect Crime, Watertown, MS - Dry Branch Fire Squad (Producer: Ken Irwin)
133 MEMORIES THAT BLESS AND BURN Rounder 11661-0469-2
134 HIDE YOU IN THE BLOOD 11661-0469-2
135 LOOKING FOR THE STONE 11661-0469-2
136 DIP YOUR FINGERS IN SOME WATER 11661-0469-2
137 THE GOSPEL WAY 11661-0469-2
138 THE GOD THAT NEVER FAILS 11661-0469-2
139 THAT HOME FAR AWAY 11661-0469-2
140 WHEN I WENT DOWN IN THE VALLEY TO PRAY 11661-0469-2
141 TOUCH THE HEM 11661-0469-2
ca. late 2000 Rome Recording Studio, Columbus, OH – Dry Branch Fire Squad (Ron Thomason [vcl/gt/mandolin/fiddle], Suzanne Thomas [vcl/gt/banjo], Charlie Leet [vcl/bass], Mary Jo Leet [vcl], Bobby Maynard [banjo/fiddle])
142 ANGELINA BAKER Rounder 0466
143 I SAW A MAN AT THE CLOSE OF DAY Rounder 0466
144 I CAN GO TO THEM Rounder 0466
145 NAZEER, NAZEER (NAZEER, NAZEER) Rounder 0466
146 ATLANTA IS BURNING Rounder 0466
147 WILLYE BRENNAN Rounder 0466
148 WHILE ROVING ON LAST WINTER'S NIGHT Rounder 0466
149 SAILOR'S RETURN Rounder 0466
150 BLACK LUNG Rounder 0466
151 THE CUCKOO IS A PRETTY BIRD Rounder 0466
152 TWO COATS Rounder 0466
153 MIDNIGHT, THE UNCONQUERED OUTLAW Rounder 0466
154 I'LL LIVE AGAIN Rounder 0466
155 PAPA'S BILLY GOAT Rounder 0466
156 LONESOME ROAD BLUES Rounder 0466
15/16 November 2002 [live] Firehouse Center For The Arts, Newburyport, MS – Dry Branch Fire Squad (Ron Thomason [vcl/gt/banjo/mandolin], Adam McIntosh [vcl/gt/mandolin], Mary Jo Leet [vcl/gt], Charles Leet [vcl/bass], Dan Russell [banjo/mandolin/bass])
15601 ROLLIN' ON RUBBER WHEELS Rounder 11661-0527-2
15602 CAS WALLIN, WORLD'S GREATEST BALLAD SINGER Rounder 11661-0527-2
15603 ORPHAN CHILD Rounder 11661-0527-2
15604 BANJO PICKIN VS. MODERN COUNTRY MUSIC Rounder 11661-0527-2
15605 ROANOKE Rounder 11661-0527-2
15606 MASSACHUSETTS EPITHETS / WAR HAS ALWAYS BEEN HELL Rounder 11661-0527-2
15607 HE'S COMING TO US DEAD Rounder 11661-0527-2
15608 THE METAPHORICAL AND JOHN DUFFEY Rounder 11661-0527-2
15609 MINER'S REFRAIN Rounder 11661-0527-2
15610 THE CARTER FAMILY Rounder 11661-0527-2
15611 FIFTY MILES OF ELBOW ROOM Rounder 11661-0527-2
15612 THE POLITICS OF FOLK MUSIC Rounder 11661-0527-2
15613 THE ORPHAN TRAIN Rounder 11661-0527-2
15614 GRANDMA'S STOVE Rounder 11661-0527-2
15615 STANDING BY THE RIVER Rounder 11661-0527-2
15615 HOT CORN , COLD CORN Rounder 11661-0527-2
15616 THE BAPTISM OF LITTLE ROY Rounder 11661-0527-2
15617 BY THE MARK Rounder 11661-0527-2
15618 BILL MONROE THROUGH THE CRACK IN THE CURTAINS Rounder 11661-0527-2
15619 SHINE, HALLELUJAH, SHINE Rounder 11661-0527-2
15620 MEL BAY Rounder 11661-0527-2
15621 LONESOME FUGITIVE Rounder 11661-0527-2
15622 HIPPIES, BEATNIKS AND POWER EASEMENTS Rounder 11661-0527-2
15623 JESUS ON THE MAINLINE Rounder 11661-0527-2
15624 GREEN PASTURES AND EQUINE DIGNITY Rounder 11661-0527-2
15625 GOIN UP HOME TO LIVE IN GREEN PASTURES Rounder 11661-0527-2
15626 GUARANTEED FOREVER Rounder 11661-0527-2
15627 SHENANDOAH BREAKDOWN Rounder 11661-0527-2
ca 2007 unknown – Dry Branch Fire Squad
157 GOLDEN RING Rounder 0585-2
2008 Bordley Palk's Recording Studio, New Lebanon, OH/ Hilltop Recording Studios, Nashville, TN – Dry Branch Fire Squad (Brian Aldridge [vcl/gt/mandolin], Ron Thomason [vcl/gt/ banjo/ claw hammer banjo/ mandolin/ percussion], Tom Boyd [vcl/ dobro/banjo], Dan Russell [vcl/banjo/bass], Michael Cleveland [fiddle])
158 DIXIE COWBOY  Rounder 0574-2  
159 ECHO MOUNTAIN  Rounder 0574-2  
160 RIDER ON AN ORPHAN TRAIN  Rounder 0574-2  
161 UP ON THE DIVIDE  Rounder 0574-2
162 (YOU'VE GOT TO PRAY TO THE LORD) WHEN YOU SEE THOSE FLYING SAUCERS  Rounder 0574-2  
163 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME  Rounder 0574-2
164 LITTLE JOE  Rounder 0574-2  
165 SEVEN SPANISH ANGELS  Rounder 0574-2  
166 STORMY WATERS  Rounder 0574-2  
167 O CAPTAIN, MY CAPTAIN  Rounder 0574-2  
168 POWER IN THE BLOOD  Rounder 0574-2  
169 ROVIN' GAMBLER  Rounder 0574-2  
170 GRAYSON'S TRAIN  Rounder 0574-2
171 THANK YOU, LORD  Rounder 0574-2 
2013 unknown – Dry Branch Fire Squad (Brian Aldridge [vcl/gt/mandolin], Ron Thomason [vcl/gt/ banjo/ claw hammer banjo/ mandolin/ percussion], Tom Boyd [vcl/ dobro/banjo], Dan Russell [vcl/banjo/bass], Heidi Clare [fiddle])
172 LOAD UP THE CAR DBFS 2014-CD   
173 ALL THE GOOD TIMES ARE OVER HERE DBFS 2014-CD 
174 WATSON'S BLUES DBFS 2014-CD   
175 DARK AS THE NIGHT DBFS 2014-CD  
176 I'VE ALWAYS BEEN A RAMBLER DBFS 2014-CD 
177 SOMEONE YOU USED TO KNOW DBFS 2014-CD 
178 SWEET LITTLE SHEILA DBFS 2014-CD   
179 YOU TAKE A CAB DBFS 2014-CD  
180 JUST ONE MORE DBFS 2014-CD 
181 PAIN IN MY HEART DBFS 2014-CD   
182 HIGHWAY OF SORROW DBFS 2014-CD   
183 DON'T FORGET THIS SONG DBFS 2014-CD   
184 OVER THE GARDEN WALL DBFS 2014-CD 
185 BLACK JACK DAVEY DBFS 2014-CD   
186 THE TAVERN CHOIR DBFS 2014-CD 
187 UNO DBFS 2014-CD  
188 STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND DBFS 2014-CD 
Ca 2013 unknown – Dry Branch Fire Squad (Brian Aldridge [vcl/gt/mandolin], Ron Thomason [vcl/gt/ banjo/ claw hammer banjo/ mandolin/ percussion], Tom Boyd [vcl/ dobro/banjo], Dan Russell [vcl/banjo/bass], Heidi Clare [fiddle])
189 THE GOSPEL WAY DBFS 4736-CD 
190 LONELY TOMBS DBFS 4736-CD 
191 THEN YOU DON'T LOVE GOD DBFS 4736-CD 
192 MODEL CHURCH DBFS 4736-CD 
193 BROTHER, I'M GETTING READY TO GO DBFS 4736-CD 
194 IF I BE LIFTED UP DBFS 4736-CD   
195 HEAVEN'S LIGHT IS SHINING ON ME DBFS 4736-CD 
196 WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN? DBFS 4736-CD   
197 TAKE ME IN YOUR LIFE BOAT DBFS 4736-CD   
198 NO MOTHER IN THIS WORLD DBFS 4736-CD 
199 UPPER WINDOW DBFS 4736-CD 
200 THE LONE PILGRIM DBFS 4736-CD   
201 WHEN THE ANGELS CARRY ME HOME DBFS 4736-CD   
202 OAK GROVE CHURCH  DBFS 4736-CD 

ALBUMS
Dry Branch RT-513 Dry Branch Fire Squad "Live" At The Crying Cowboy:
Banjo In The Hills; When I Love You; Cowboy Jim; Little Girl And The Dreadful Snake; Cripple Creek; Little Ellen; God Gave You To Me; White House Blues; Rawhide; I'll Never Make You Blue; Gray Eagle Hornpipe; Drunkard's Dream; Out On The Blue Ridge Mountain; Out On The Ocean; Black Lung; Old Joe Clark - 77
Rite RT-001 Spiritual Songs From Dry Branch: Oak Grove Church; Jesus On The Mainline; Working On A Building; Sweetest Gift; Happy On My Way; Scarlet Purple Robe; I Believe In The Old Time Way; They Won't Believe; Lonely Tombs; Sunny Side Of Life; Upper Window; Children Go Where I Send Thee; Angel Band; Going Up Home To Live In Green Pastures - 77
Rite RT-002 Dry Branch Fire Squad: Rollin' On Rubber Wheels; I Believed In You Dear; Pal Of Mine; Louisiana Love; Two Soldiers; Get Up John; Montana Cowboy; Medicine Springs; Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's Arms; When The Golden Leaves Begin To Fall; Road To Columbus; Sugar Coated Love; Out On The Mountain High - 78
Gordo 001 Dry Branch Fire Squad On Tour: Hot Corn, Cold Corn; Dak’s Nursury Song; Lonesome River; Radio S-A-V-E-D; Touch The Hem; Bluegrass Breakdown; Black lung; Whitehouse Blues; Fox On The Run  - 79
Rounder 0119 Born To Be Lonesome: Wild Mountain Honey; Born To Be Lonesome; Legend Of The Johnson Boys; On The Old Kentucky Shore; Where The Soul Never Dies; I Love No One But You; She's More To Be Pitied; Brand New Tennessee Waltz; I'm Looking For The Stone; Orphan Girl; Sweetest Love; Were You There - 11-79
Rounder 0139 Antiques And Inventions: Bachelor's Hall; It's Too Late Now; Golden Ring; I'll Forget The Years I've Cried; Midnight On The Stormy Deep; Travel Travel On; Old River; Leona; Goin' Across The Mountain; Jessie's Waltz; Cabin Of Love; I'm Only Human; Oh What A Storm; Dak's Song – 04-81
Rounder 0163 Fannin' The Flames: Down South In New Orleans; Fannin' The Flames; Walking Back To Richmond; I'll Be No Stranger; Little Girl And The Dreadful Snake; Cowboy Jim; Mount Zion's Lofty Heights; Love's Just A Game; When Heaven Comes Down; I Have Found The Way; Aragon Mill; Golden Vanity; Fatal Wedding – 06-82
Rounder 0218 Good Neighbors And Friends: Someone Play Dixie For Me; Adieu To Cold Weather; Please Mommy Please; Leather Britches; Faded Coat Of Blue; Cripple Creek; You've Been A Friend To Me; Do I Ever Cross Your Mind; Auction At The Home Place; Name Of It; Drunkard's Dream; Women Make A Fool Out Of Me; Steels Of A White Man; Good Neighbors And Friends – 11-85
Rounder 0224 Golgotha: Walk The Street Of Glory; Gospel Way; There's A River; Dip Your Fingers In Some Water; Shine Hallellujah Shine; Must Jesus Bear The Cross Alone; Goin' Up On The Mountain; Gospel Ship; We'll Work 'Til Jesus Comes; Looking For The Stone; There's Dust On The Bible; Golgotha – 10-86
Rounder CD-11519 Tried And True: Down South In New Orleans; Brand New Tennessee Waltz; Someone Play Dixie For Me; Going Up On The Mountain; Auction At The Home Place; Legend Of The Johnson Boys; Aragon Mill; Goin' Across The Mountain; Faded Coat Of Blue; Wild Mountain Honey; Little Girl And The Dreadful Snake; Oh What A Storm; She's More To Be Pitied; Cripple Creek; Golden Ring; There's Dust On The Bible; Cowboy Jim; Walking Back To Richmond; Golgotha - 87
Rounder CD-0258 Fertile Ground: Devil, Take the Farmer; Darlin' Nellie Across the Sea; Where We'll Never Die; Turkey in the Straw; There's Nothing Between Us; Love Has Brought Me to Despair; The Honest Farmer; The Great Titanic; Golden Morning; Do You Ever Dream of Me?; The Old Time Way; Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine – 11-89
Rounder CD-0289 Long Journey: Long Journey; Orphan Child; Rain and Snow; I'd Rather Be the Girl You Left Behind; Oak Grove Church; I've Always Been a Rambler; Jesus on the Mainline; Saalo's Song; Old Katy Hill; A House Divided; Don't Ever Look Back;We Believe In Happy Endings – 28-08-91
Rounder CD-0306 Just For The Record: I've Lived A Lot In My Time; Distant Land To Roam; Going To The Races; Midnight On The Stormy Deep; Mother's Last Words To Her Daughter; Going Across The Sea; Why Do We Keep Holding On A Heartacahe?; Girl At The Bar; Church By The Road; Sugar Tree Ridge; Unwed Fathers; Carolyn At The Broken Wheel Inn; God That Never Fails; Our Darling's Gone – 20-10-93
Rounder CD-0339 Live! At Last: Late Last Night; True Historia; Aragon Mill; Economical Talk; John Henry; Pitiful Thing; Cowboy Song; Housework Is My Life; Red Rocking Chair; Cultural Exchange; Someone Play Dixie For Me; Hambone/Balo's Song; Testosterone Poisoning; Midnight On The Stormy Deep; Banjo Jokes/Decorator Blocks; Bluegrass Breakdown; Band Introductions; World's Greatest Folk Singer; Hard Times; Goin' Up On The Mountain; Walk The Streets Of Glory – 01-10-96
Rounder 11661-0469-2 Memories That Bless And Burn: Memories That Bless and Burn; Hide You In the Blood (w.Hazel Dickens); Looking for the Stone; Looking for the Stone; Were You There?; Travel, Travel On; I'll Be No Stranger; When Heaven Comes Down; I Have Found a Way; When Heaven Comes Down; Dip Your Fingers in Some Water; The Gospel Way; The God Who Never Fails; That Home Far Away; When I Went Down In the Valley to Pray; Touch the Hem of His Garment – 12-10-99
Rounder 11661-0466-2 Hand Hewn: Angelina Baker; I Saw A Man At The Close Of Day; I Can Go To Them; Nazeer, Nazeer; Atlanta Is Burning; Willye Brennan; While Roving On Last Winter's Night; Sailor's Return; Black Lung; The Cuckoo Is A Pretty Bird; Two Coats; Midnight, The Unconquered Outlaw; I'll Live Again; Papa's Billy Goat; Lonesome Road Blues – 24-04-01
Rounder 11661-0527-2 Dry Branch Fire Squad Live At The Newburyport Firehouse: Rollin' On Rubber Wheels; Cas Wallin, World's Greatest Ballad Singer; Orphan Child; Banjo Pickin Vs. Modern Country Music; Roanoke; Massachusetts Epithets / War Has Always Been Hell; He's Coming To Us Dead; The Metaphorical And John Duffey; Miner's Refrain; The Carter Family; Fifty Miles Of Elbow Room; The Politics Of Folk Music; The Orphan Train; Grandma's Stove; Standing By The River; Hot Corn, Cold Corn; The Baptism Of Little Roy; By The Mark; Bill Monroe Through The Crack In The Curtains; Shine, Hallelujah, Shine; Mel Bay; Lonesome Fugitive; Hippies, Beatniks And Power Easements; Jesus On The Mainline; Green Pastures And Equine Dignity; Goin Up Home To Live In Green Pastures; Guaranteed Forever; Shenandoah Breakdown – 25-01-05 (double)
Rounder 11661-0585-2 Thirtieth Anniversary Special: I've Live a Lot in My Time; Devil Take the Farmer; I Saw a Man at the Close of Day; Rollin' on Rubber Wheels; Church by the Road; He's Coming to Us Dead; A Distant Land to Roam; Just Over in the Glory Land; Do You Ever Dream of Me?; The Honest Farmer; Long Journey; Oak Grove Church; Hide You in the Blood (w. Hazel Dickens); Golden Ring*;15. Carolyn at the Broken Wheel Inn; (When I went) Down in the Valley to Pray; Orphan Train; While Roving on Last Winter's Night; Dip Your Fingers in Some Water; We Believe in Happy Endings; How Great Thou Art - 01-05-07 (*rerecording)
Rounder 11661-0574-2 Echoes Of The Mountains: Dixie Cowboy; Echo Mountain; Rider on an Orphan Train; Up on the Divide;. (You've Got to Pray to the Lord) When You See Those Flying Saucers; Bring It On Home to Me; Little Joe; Seven Spanish Angels; Stormy Waters; O Captain, My Captain; Power in the Blood; Rovin' Gambler; Grayson's Train; Thank You, Lord - 27-01-09
Dry Branch Fire Squad 2014-CD* Don’t Forget This Song: Load Up The Car;  All The Good Times Are Over Here;  Watson's Blues;  Dark As The Night; I've Always Been A Rambler;  Someone You Used To Know;  Sweet Little Sheila;  You Take A Cab; Just One More; Pain In My Heart;  Highway Of Sorrow;  Don't Forget This Song;  Over The Garden Wall;  Black Jack Davey;  The Tavern Choir;  Uno; Stranger In A Strange Land – 05-02-14 (*number taken from County Sales store, mostly listed as no number)
Dry Branch Fire Squad 4736-CD* The Gospel Way: The Gospel Way;  Lonely Tombs;  Then You Don't Love God;  Model Church;  Brother, I'm Getting Ready to Go;  If I Be Lifted Up;  Heaven's Light Is Shining On Me;  Will the Circle Be Unbroken?;  Take Me in Your Life Boat;  No Mother in This World;  Upper Window;  The Lone Pilgrim;  When the Angels Carry Me Home;  Oak Grove Church – 14 (*number taken from County Sales store, 4736 is a part of UPC number, mostly listed as no number)

Curtis McPeake



By Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli

SESSIONS
ca late 1962 Nashville, TN - Bluegrass Hillbillies (Curtis Mcpeake, Billy Grammer, Ed Hyde, Ray Edenton, Tommy Hill, Junior Huskey)
B01 THE BALLAD OF JED CLAMPETT ABC ABCS-446
B02 BIG RED'S SPECIAL ABC ABCS-446
B03 NINE-POUND HAMMER ABC ABCS-446
B04 SHORTNIN' BREAD ABC ABCS-446
B05 SILVER THREADS AND GOLDEN NEEDLES ABC ABCS-446
B06 TOM DOOLEY ABC ABCS-446
B07 HAND ME DOWN MY WALKIN' CANE ABC ABCS-446
B08 DRUNKARD'S HICCUPS ABC ABCS-446
B09 THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND ABC ABCS-446
B10 THE LONESOME MOHAWK ABC ABCS-446
B11 DARLIN' CORA ABC ABCS-446
B12 I AIN'T GOT NOBODY ABC ABCS-446
26 March 1968 Nashville, TN - Curtis McPeake (Producer: Tommy Hill)
001 N 50602 PRETTY BOY FLOYD  unissued
002 N 50603 DOUBLE S. DILLINGER  unissued
003 N 50604 LEGS DIAMOND  Blue Valley B-303
004 N 50605 BONNIE Blue Valley B-303
ca. February 1973 Nashville, TN – Curtis McPeake
005 1188? DUELING BANJOS Chart CH-5188
006 1189 SNAKE BIT CH-5188
Mid 1973 Gusto Recording Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Curtis McPeake (Producer: Tommy Hill)
007 GO-S-5564 CAHULAWASSEE RAPIDS Gusto  G 109
008 GO-S-5565 HOME, SWEET HOME G 109/PO 210 P 218
1973 Gusto Recording Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Curtis McPeake (Producer: Tommy Hill)
009 DUELING BANJOS Power Pak PO 210   
010 RED DRESS Power Pak PO 210 PO 218 
011 BLACK MOUNTAIN RAG Power Pak PO 210 PO 218 
012 OLD JOE CLARK Power Pak PO 210  PO 218
013 RUBY Power Pak PO 210 PO 218 
014 FIRE BALL Power Pak PO 210  PO 218
015 BRASSY BLUEGRASS Power Pak PO 210   
016 WORRIED MAN Power Pak PO 210   
017 DOODLIN' BANJOS, PT. 1 Power Pak PO 210   
018 SALLY GOODIN' Power Pak PO 210   
019 DOODLIN' BANJOS, PT. 2 Power Pak PO 210
25 February 1976 Hilltop Recording Studios, 902 Due West Ave., Nashville, TN – Curtis McPeake and Nashville Pickers (Curtis McPeake [banjo], Josh Graves [dobro], Benny Martin [fiddle] + Larry Morton [ac gt], Chuck Sanders [el bass], Terry Waddell [drums]) [*remixed June 2001 Ben Hall's Homeplace Studio, Nashville, TN]
020 FOGGY MOUNTAIN BREAKDOWN  BD Comm. MB 310/11
021 I'VE FOUND THE WAY  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
022 CRYIN' HOLY UNTO THE LORD  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
023 JOHN HARDY  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
024 LIMEHOUSE BLUES  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
025 WORRIED MAN BLUES  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
026 CRAWDAD SONG  BD Comm. MB 310/11
027 SALLY ANN  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
028 WRECK OF THE OLD "97"  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
029 GOODBY LIZA JANE  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
030 DEAR OLE DIXIE  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
031 THE BELLS OF ST. MARY  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
032 JOHN HENRY  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
033 BIG BALL IN TOWN  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
034 TOWANNA  BD Comm. MB 310/11   [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
035 CRIPPLE CREEK  BD Comm. MB 310/11 [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
036 SALLY GOODIN'  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
037 UNDER THE DOUBLE EAGLE  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
038 SAIL AWAY LADY  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
039 CAHULAWASSEE RAPIDS  BD Comm. MB 310/11
040 SALTY DOG BLUES  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
041 LEGS DIAMOND  BD Comm. MB 310/11
042 HEADIN' SOUTH  BD Comm. MB 310/11   [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
043 SHUCKIN' CORN  BD Comm. MB 310/11
044 EARL'S BREAKDOWN  BD Comm. MB 310/11
045 MAPLE ON THE HILL  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
046 KATIE HILL  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
047 SHORTENIN' BREAD  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
048 CUMBERLAND GAP  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
049 I'LL FLY AWAY  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
050 FIREBALL MAIL  BD Comm. MB 310/11   [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
051 LAST THING ON MY MIND  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
052 OLE SLEW FOOT  BD Comm. MB 310/11
053 BALLAD OF JED CLAMPETT  BD Comm. MB 310/11
054 FAREWELL BLUES  BD Comm. MB 310/11   [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
055 GIT ALONG HOME CINDY  BD Comm. MB 310/11
056 COMIN' FROM THE BALL  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
057 BUGLE CALL RAG  BD Comm. MB 310/11
058 FLINT HILL SPECIAL  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
059 BONNIE  BD Comm. MB 310/11
060 GATHERIN' FLOWERS FROM THE HILLSIDE  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
061 NINE POUND HAMMER  BD Comm. MB 310/11  [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
062 BLACK MOUNTAIN BANJO  BD Comm. MB 310/11
063 MAGGIE BLUES  BD Comm. MB 310/11   [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
064 LONESOME ROAD BLUES  BD Comm. MB 310/11   [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
065 GRANDFATHER'S CLOCK  BD Comm. MB 310/11   [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
066 HOME SWEET HOME  BD Comm. MB 310/11
067 FROGGY WENT A-COURTIN‘ [remix:*] Lake 1-0005
1991 unknown – Curtis Mcpeake and Natchez Express
068 THAT HOME FAR AWAY  Lake 1-0004
069 WHAT A WONDERFUL LIFE  Lake 1-0004
070 WHERE THE SOUL NEVER DIES  Lake 1-0004
071 LORD, I'M COMING HOME  Lake 1-0004
072 THE MODEL CHURCH  Lake 1-0004
073 I HAVE FOUND THE WAY  Lake 1-0004
074 THE WAYFARING STRANGER  Lake 1-0004
075 I'LL LIVE ON  Lake 1-0004
076 WEARY PILGRIM  Lake 1-0004
077 PORTALS OF HEAVEN  Lake 1-0004
078 I'LL FLY AWAY  Lake 1-0004
2000 Mainframe Recording Studio, Nashville, TN – Curtis McPeake (Curtis McPeake [banjo], Charlie Cushman [gt], Dave Harvey [mandolin], Dennis Crouch [bass], Aubrey Haynie [fiddle])
079 FIRE IN THE FURNACE Swift River Music SRM-CD-105 
080 LEAP FROG Swift River Music SRM-CD-105 
081 LONG WAY HOME Swift River Music SRM-CD-105
082 DON'T LET YOUR DEAL GO DOWN Swift River Music SRM-CD-105
083 GATHERING FLOWERS Swift River Music SRM-CD-105 
084 COTTON-EYED JOE Swift River Music SRM-CD-105 
085 HOP SCOTCH Swift River Music SRM-CD-105 
086 DRUNKARD'S HICCUPS Swift River Music SRM-CD-105  
087 SAIL AWAY LADY Swift River Music SRM-CD-105 
088 WHEN I REACH THAT CITY Swift River Music SRM-CD-105  
089 SALLY D. GOODIN Swift River Music SRM-CD-105 
090 WRECK OF THE OLD '97 Swift River Music SRM-CD-105
091 I'M GOING BACK TO OLD KENTUCKY Swift River Music SRM-CD-105

August 2017 Mainframe Recording Studio, Nashville, TN – Curtis McPeake and Andy May (Curtis McPeake [baritone vcl/banjo], Andy May [ld vcl/gt], Tim Dishman [tnr vcl/bass], Aubrey Haynie [fiddle]. Producer: Andy May)
092 THE GOOD THINGS (OUTWEIGH THE BAD) SRM 120CD  
093 MY HOME’S ACROSS THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS SRM 120CD  
094 SALLEY GARDENS SRM 120CD  
095 REUBEN’S TRAIN SRM 120CD
096 HOME IN THE ROCK SRM 120CD  
097 SWEET SUNNY SOUTH SRM 120CD  
098 GRAMPA’S MULE SRM 120CD
099 STEEL DRIVIN’ MAN SRM 120CD  
100 THE UNCLOUDED DAY SRM 120CD  
101 LEATHER BRITCHES SRM 120CD  

ALBUMS

ABC Paramount  ABC/ABCS-446 Pickin' N Grinnin': The Ballad Of Jed Clampett; Big Red's Special; Nine-Pound Hammer; Shortnin' Bread; Silver Threads And Golden Needles; Tom Dooley; Hand Me Down My Walkin' Cane; Drunkard's Hiccups; This Land Is Your Land; The Lonesome Mohawk; Darlin' Cora; I Ain't Got Nobody – 63 The Bluegrass Hillbillies (Curtis McPeake, Billy Grammer, Ed Hyde,  Ray Edenton, Tommy Hill, Junior Huskey)
Power Pak PO-210 Dueling Banjos and Other Bluegrass Favorites:  Dueling Banjos;  Red Dress;  Black Mountain Rag;  Old Joe Clark;  Ruby;  Fire Ball;  Home Sweet Home;  Brassy Bluegrass;  Worried Man;  Doodlin' Banjos, Pt. 1;  Sally Goodin';  Doodlin' Banjos, Pt. 2 - 73   (reissued in 1987 on Gusto GTCD-1040, in 2008 on GT7-0812-2 )
Power Pak PO-218 Bluegrass Special: If You Feel The Way I Do (Red Allen); Orange Blossom Special (Benny Martin); Fireball (Curtis Mcpeake); Me And My Fiddle (Benny Martin); Old Joe Clark; Don't Let Your Deal Go Down (Benny Martin); Red Dress (Curtis Mcpeake); I Beg To You (Red Allen); Black Mountain Rag (Curtis Mcpeake); Ice Cold Love (Benny Martin); Ruby (Curtis Mcpeake); Home Sweet Home (Curtis Mcpeake) - 73
BD Communications MB-310/311 Cross Country Banjo: Foggy Mountain Breakdown; I've Found The Way; Cryin' Holy Unto The Lord; John Hardy; Limehouse Blues; Worried Man Blues; Crawdad Song; Sally Ann; Wreck Of The Old "97"; Goodby Liza Jane; Dear Ole Dixie; The Bells Of St. Mary; John Henry; Big Ball In Town; Towanna; Cripple Creek; Sally Goodin'; Under The Double Eagle; Sail Away Lady; Cahulawassee Rapids; Salty Dog Blues; Legs Diamond; Headin' South; Shuckin' Corn; Earl's Breakdown; Maple On The Hill; Katie Hill; Shortenin' Bread; Cumberland Gap; I'll Fly Away; Fireball Mail; Last Thing On My Mind; Ole Slew Foot; Ballad Of Jed Clampett; Farewell Blues; Git Along Home Cindy; Comin' From The Ball; Bugle Call Rag; Flint Hill Special; Bonnie; Gatherin' Flowers From The Hillside; Nine Pound Hammer; Black Mountain Banjo; Maggie Blues; Lonesome Road Blues; Grandfather's Clock; Home Sweet Home – 76 (double)                              
Lake 1-0004 Have Found The Way: That Home Far Away; What A Wonderful Life; Where The Soul Never Dies; Lord, I'm Coming Home; The Model Church; I Have Found The Way; The Wayfaring Stranger; I'll Live On; Weary Pilgrim; Portals Of Heaven; I'll Fly Away – ca. 91  w. Natchez Express
Swift River Music SRM-CD-105 The Vief From McPeake: Fire In The Furnace; Leap Frog; Long Way Home; Don't Let Your Deal Go Down; Gathering Flowers; Cotton-Eyed Joe; Hop Scotch; Drunkard's Hiccups; Sail Away Lady; When I Reach That City; Sally D. Goodin; Wreck Of The Old '97; I'm Going Back To Old Kentucky – 00
Lake l-0005  Vintage 1976: Cripple Creek / Sally Goodin / Sail Away Ladies / Under The Double Eagle; Katie Hill / Shortnin' Bread / Cumberland Gap; Maple On The Hill; John Henry / Big Ball In Town; I've Found The Way / Cryin' Holy Unto The Lord; Salty Dog Blues; Froggy Went A-Courtin' / Sally Ann; Lonesome Road Blues / Grandfather's Clock; Gathering Flowers / Nine Pound Hammer; Dear Ole Dixie / Bells Of St. Mary; Last Thing On My Mind; I'll Fly Away / Fireball Mail; Farewell Blues; Maggie Blues / John Hardy; Cindy's Coming From The Ball; Lime House Blues / Worried Man Blues; Wreck Of The Old "97" / Goodbye Liza Jane; Headin' South; Towanna; Flint Hill Special - 02

Swift River Music SRM 120CD The Good Things (Outweigh the Bad): The Good Things (Outweigh the Bad); My Home’s Across the Blue Ridge Mountains; Salley Gardens; Reuben’s Train; Home in the Rock; Sweet Sunny South; Grampa’s Mule; Steel Drivin’ Man; The Unclouded Day; Leather Britches – 16-03-18 with Andy May


SINGLES
Blue Valley  (1968)            
B 303 Legs Diamond / Bonnie - 68
Chart (1973)                
CH-5188 Snake Bit / Dueling Banjos – ca. 02-73
Gusto (1973)  as by Curtis McPeak
GO-109 Cahulawassee Rapids / Home, Sweet Home – 73