Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Growling Old Men



John Lowell

Ben Winship

By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
Summer 1998 Henhouse Studio, Victor, ID -  John Lowell and Ben Winship (John Lowell [ld vcl-1/gt], Ben Winship [ld vcl-2/ mandolin/octave mandolin], Matt Flinner [rh gt-3])
001 LILY GREEN -2 Snake River SRR 015
002 AS SOON AS YOU'RE OUT OF MY LIFE -1-3 Snake River SRR 015
003 AS I WENT OUT ONE MORNING -2-3 Snake River SRR 015
004 SARAH HOGAN -1 Snake River SRR 015
005 ROVING GAMBLER -1-3 Snake River SRR 015
006 FURTHER IN THE HOLE -2-3 Snake River SRR 015
007 LONG FORK OF THE BUCKHORN -3 Snake River SRR 015
008 JACK HAGGERTY -1 Snake River SRR 015
009 GROWLING OLD MAN, GRUMBLING WOMAN -2-3 Snake River SRR 015
010 RYE WHISKEY -2 Snake River SRR 015
011 BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN BLUES -1 Snake River SRR 015
012 GOODNIGHT GRAMPA -3 Snake River SRR 015
2005 poss. Henhouse Studio, Victor, ID  – Growling Old Men (John Lowell [vcl/gt], Ben Winship [vcl/mandolin] + unknown musicians)
013 RAKE AND RAMBLING BLADE Snake River SRR 018
014 WEARY DAY Snake River SRR 018
015 OLD BLACK COAT Snake River SRR 018
016 RD AGENT'S LAMENT Snake River SRR 018
017 GEORGIA BUCK Snake River SRR 018
018 CALLIN' LIKE THE WILD THINGS DO Snake River SRR 018
019 BILLY TAYLOR Snake River SRR 018
020 BLACKBERRY RAG Snake River SRR 018
021 PEG AND AWL Snake River SRR 018
022 E. VA BLUES Snake River SRR 018
023 CROOKED JACK /TARBLOLTON REEL Snake River SRR 018
024 LAST HILL BEFORE HOME Snake River SRR 018
025 SOMEWHERE DOWN THE ROAD Snake River SRR 018
026 HOBO'S LULLABY Snake River SRR 018  
2008 poss. Henhouse Studio, Victor, ID/ unknown studios, UK -  (more) Growling Old Men (John Lowell [vcl/gt], Ben Winship [vcl/mandolin], Leon Hunt [banjo], Dom Harris [bass])
027 CROOKED JACK - TARBOLTON REEL Snake River SRR 121  
028 OLD PLANK ROAD Snake River SRR 121  
029 RYE WHISKEY Snake River SRR 121  
030 OFF TO CALIFORNIA - CHEROKEE SHUFFLE Snake River SRR 121
031 RALEIGH AND SPENCER Snake River SRR 121  
032 DOREEN Snake River SRR 121
033 BODUM Snake River SRR 121  
034 GONNA QUIT DRINKIN' Snake River SRR 121
035 GEORGIA BUCK Snake River SRR 121
036 DOWN IN THE WILLOW GARDEN Snake River SRR 121
037 SOMEWHERE DOWN THE ROAD Snake River SRR 121
Late 2012/early 2013 Henhouse Studio, Victor, ID – Growling Old Men (John Lowell [vcl/gt], Ben Winship [vcl/mandolin], David Thompson [bass/hmny vcl])
038 LAZY JOHN Snake River SRR 125
039 WATERBOUND Snake River SRR 125
040 HOW MANY DAYS Snake River SRR 125
041 MY NAME'S MUDD Snake River SRR 125
042 ELZIK'S FAREWELL Snake River SRR 125
043 BILLY GRAY Snake River SRR 125
044 DOUBLETREE Snake River SRR 125
045 WABASH BLUES Snake River SRR 125
046 SUMMERFLY Snake River SRR 125
047 TOOLSHED Snake River SRR 125
048 WILD JACK Snake River SRR 125

ALBUMS

Snake River SRR 015 Growling Old Men: Lily Green; As Soon As You're Out Of My Life; As I Went Out One Morning; Sarah Hogan; Roving Gambler; Further In The Hole; Long Fork Of The Buckhorn; Jack Haggerty; Growling Old Man, Grumbling Woman;  Rye Whiskey; Blue Ridge Mountain Blues; Goodnight Grampa - 13-10-98
Snake River SRR 018 Occupational Hazards: Rake and Rambling Blade; Weary Day; Old Black Coat; Rd Agent's Lament; Georgia Buck; Callin' Like the Wild Things Do; Billy Taylor; Blackberry Rag; Peg and Awl; E. VA Blues; Crooked Jack /Tarblolton Reel; Last Hill Before Home; Somewhere Down the Road; Hobo's Lullaby - 05
Snake River SRR 121 Shuttle Diplomacy: Crooked Jack - Tarbolton Reel;  Old Plank Road;  Rye Whiskey;  Off to California - Cherokee Shuffle;  Raleigh and Spencer;  Doreen;  Bodum;  Gonna Quit Drinkin';  Georgia Buck;  Down in the Willow Garden;  Somewhere Down the Road - 08 (more) Growling Old Men
Snake River SRR 125 Chicken Feed And Baling Time: Lazy John; Waterbound; How Many Days; My Name's Mudd; Elzik's Farewell; Billy Gray; DoubleTree; Wabash Blues; Summerfly; Toolshed; Wild Jack – 05-13

John Lowell



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS  see also Growling Old Men
2012 unknown – John Lowell (John Lowell [vcl/gt/ percussion], Chris Cundy [piano], Leo McCann [low whistle], Tom Murphy, Julie Elkins [hmny vcl])
001 WATERBOUND
002 ANGUS MACKENZIE
003 EIGHT MORE MILES TO LOUISVILLE
004 THE LAKES OF PONTCHARTRAIN
005 BUFFALO SKINNERS
006 THE RHYTHM OF THE WHEELS
007 AM I NOT ENOUGH
008 MAMA DON'T LIKE IT (WHEN I COME IN LATE)
009 SARAH HOGAN
010 LAURA FOSTER
011 WHERE THE HEART IS
012 I AM GOING TO THE WEST
Tracks above issued on album I am Going To The West


ALBUMS

John Lowell no # I Am Going To the West: Waterbound;  Angus Mackenzie;  Eight More Miles To Louisville; The Lakes Of Pontchartrain;  Buffalo Skinners;  The Rhythm Of The Wheels;  Am I Not Enough;  Mama Don't Like It (When I Come In Late);  Sarah Hogan;  Laura Foster; Where The Heart Is;  I Am Going To The West – 12

Jack Gray



By Jim Loessberg, Praguefrank

SESSIONS    

Ca September 1966 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Jack Gray (Producer: Tommy Jackson, George Jones)
001 WHILE THE TOWN IS ASLEEP Musicor MU 1208
002 HERE’S TO MEMORIES Musicor MU 1208
003 NOT A DRY EYE MU 1237
004 WAIT UNTIL SHE'S GONE MU 1237
1968 Nashville, TN – Jack Gray
005 TEN FEET TALL Hilltop H-3023
006 TRY ME AND SEE Hilltop H-3023
007 THE FRAGRANCE OF ROSES H 3024
008 YOU WON’T KEEP HER LONG H 3024
Unknown, poss. 1960s Nashville, TN – Jack Gray
009 BRIGHT LIGHTS Cherry 45-003
010 HANDS ON THE CLOCK 45-003
011 I CAN'T GO HOME 45-006
012 AM I WASTING MY TIME 45-006


SINGLES

Musicor (1966)          
MU 1208 While The Town Is Asleep / Here’s To Memories – 10-66
MU 1237 Not A Dry Eye / Wait Until She's Gone – 03-67
Hilltop (1967)
H-3023 Ten Feet Tall / Try Me And See - 68
H 3024 The Fragrance Of Roses / You Won’t Keep Her Long – 68
Cherry (1960s?)
45-003 Bright Lights / Hands On The Clock
45-006 I Can't Go Home / Am I Wasting My Time (according to 45cat.com same tracks also issued on Cherry 45-005)

There are also EPs on Promenade which - by my opinion – were recorded by different artist
EPs
Promenade HIT 10 Tops In Pops 16 Hits: [Harry Logan:]  Mama Looka BooBoo; [Jack Gray:] Yes Tonight Josephine / [Anita Rains:]  Dark Moon; [Michael Reed:]  The Girl With The Golden Braids
Promenade RR 12 [Johnny Logan:]  It' Not For Me To Say; [Jack Gray:] Yes, Tonight Josephine / [The Lancelo-teers:] Whispering Bells
Promenade A54-12 [Wright Brothers:] Let It Be Me; [Jack Gray:] What In The World's Come Over You; [Jimmy Grant:] He'll Have To Go / [Andrew Jacks:] Lady Luck; [Dick Stetson:]  Midnite Special; [Joanie and Johnny:] Baby You Got What It Takes