Thursday, May 28, 2015

Larry Richardson



Lawrence Richardson, *09-08-1927 Galax, VA, +17-06-2007
By Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst

SESSIONS also member of Lonesome Pine Fiddlers


25 June 1953 North Wilkesborom NC - Larry Richardson and Happy Smith and the Blue  Ridge Boys (Larry Richardson [vcl/banjo], Happy Smith [vcl/banjo], Omer Lowe [gt], Joe Johnson [bass], Roger Smith [fiddle])
001 1868 JUST LET ME FALL Blue Ridge 306 /County 749
002 1469 I'M LONESOME  Blue Ridge 306 /County 749
1958 Washington, DC - Larry Richardson and Happy Smith and the Blue Ridge Boys (Larry Richardson [vcl/banjo], Happy Smith [vcl/banjo], Charlie Waller [gt], John Duffey [mandolin], Jimmy Stoneman [fiddle])
003 6217/ZTSP 81408 NASHVILLE JAIL Blue Ridge 45-516 /County 749
004 6218/ZTSP 81409 SILVER BELLE Blue Ridge 45-516
1965 unknown - Larry Richardson, Red Barker and the Blue Ridge Boys (Larry Richardson [vcl/banjo], Red Barker [vcl/gt], Buddy Crisp [vcl/gt], Ronnie Prevette [mandolin], Curly Blake [bass],  Buddy Pendleton [fiddle]. Producer: Charlie Faurot, David Freeman)
005 LET ME FALL County 702 Old Blue 702 
006 JOHN HENRY County 702 Old Blue 702 
007 I DON'T LOVE NOBODY County 702 Old Blue 702
008 SAD AND LONESOME DAY County 702 Old Blue 702 
009 LITTLE PAL County 702 Old Blue 702
010 MORE PRETTY GIRLS THAN ONE County 702 Old Blue 702 
011 HAPPY LOVE Old Blue 702
012 PAUL AND SILAS County 702 Old Blue 702 
013 CABIN IN CAROLINE Old Blue 702
014 PAIN IN MY HEART County 702 Old Blue 702 
015 YOU LEFT ME SO BLUE County 702 Old Blue 702
016 WILD OVER ME County 702 Old Blue 702 
017 I’LL MEET YOU IN CHURCH SUNDAY MORNING Old Blue 702
018 MY HOME'S ACROSS THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS County 702 Old Blue 702
1965 unknown - Larry Richardson, Red Barker and the Blue Ridge Boys (+Ronnie Prevette [mandolin], Buddy Pendleton [fiddle])
019 LIBERTY County 702 Old Blue 702 
1960s unknown - Larry Richardson and Clinton Bullins and the Blue Ridge Boys
020 I'M MOVING UP HOME SOMEDAY MKB LR 115
021 HALLELUJAH SQUARE MKB LR 115
022 DUST ON THE BIBLE MKB LR 115
023 I KNOW A MAN WHO CAN MKB LR 115
024 HOME TO STAY MKB LR 115
025 TELL ME HIS NAME AGAIN MKB LR 115
026 THA GLORY LAND WAY MKB LR 115
027 FAMILY WHO PRAYS MKB LR 115
028 HOW BEAUTIFUL HEAVEN MUST BE MKB LR 115
029 GOOD BY WORLD MKB LR 115
1968 unknown - Larry Richardson and Clinton Bullins and the Blue Ridge Boys
030 5418 BITTER TEARS MKB 130
031 5419 WILD OVER ME MKB 130
1970s unknown - Larry Richardson and The Blue Ridge Boys
Unknown tracks for Paragon 301
1971 or sooner – unknown – Larry Richardson
044 LARRY’S RIDE County 749
045 LONESOME ROAD BLUES  County 749
COUNTY 749 SPRINGTIME IN THE MOUNTAINS (1975)
1974 unknown - Larry Richardson and The Blue Ridge Boys
046 WALKING AND TALKING WITH MY LORD LR No #/Rite 33247/8 
047 MY LATEST SUN IS SINKING FAST Rite 33247/8 
048 ARE YOU WASHED IN THE BLOOD? Rite 33247/8 
049 WHEN I THANK HIM FOR WHAT HE HAS DONE Rite 33247/8 
050 I'M USING MY BIBLE FOR A ROAD MAP Rite 33247/8 
051 GONE Rite 33247/8 
052 I HEARD MY MOTHER CALL MY NAME IN PRAYER Rite 33247/8 
053 WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS Rite 33247/8 
054 MATTHEW 24 Rite 33247/8 
055 WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN Rite 33247/8 
056 ONE STEP MORE Rite 33247/8 
057 I SAW THE FACE OF JESUS LR No #/Rite 33247/8
1983 Granit City Studios, 137 Riverside Drive, Mount Airy, NC - Larry Richardson and The Blue Ridge Boys (Larry Richardson [vcl/banjo/ gt], Wes Golding [rh gt], Russell Easter Jr.  [dobro], Alan Bibey [mandolin], Wayne Golding [bass], Jimmy Edmonds [fiddle]. Producer: Jimmy Edmonds)
058 SHIP OF ZION Life Line 4070 
059 OLD TIME RELIGION Life Line 4070 
060 PICKIN' FOR THE LORD Life Line 4070 
061 AMAZING GRACE Life Line 4070 
062 GOODBYE WORLD GOODBYE Life Line 4070 
063 HILL LONE AND GRAY Life Line 4070 
064 I'M GONNA DIE ON THE BATTLEFIELD Life Line 4070 
065 HE TOOK YOUR PLACE Life Line 4070 
066 I CAN'T FORGET THE DAY Life Line 4070 
067 PRECIOUS NAIL SCARRED HANDS Life Line 4070 


ALBUMS

County 702 Blue Ridge Bluegrass: Let Me Fall;  You Left Me So Blue; More Pretty Girls Than One;  I Don't Love Nobody; Paul and Silas;  John Henry;  Pain In My Heart;  Little Pal; Liberty;  Wild Over Me;  Sad and Lonesome Day;  My Home's Across The Blue Ridge Mountains - 08-65  Larry Richardson, Red Barker and the Blue Ridge Boys
MKB LR 115 I'm Moving Up Home Some Day: I'm Moving Up Home Someday; Hallelujah Square; Dust On The Bible; I Know A Man Who Can; Home To Stay; Tell Me His Name Again; Tha Glory Land Way; Family Who Prays; How Beautiful Heaven Must Be; Good By World - ca 68
Paragon 301 Larry Richardson and the Blue Ridge Boys: (tracks unknown) – 7-
Rite 33247/33248 Walking And Talking With My Lord: Walking And Talking With My Lord;  My Latest Sun Is Sinking Fast;  Are You Washed In The Blood?;  When I Thank Him For What He Has Done;  I'm Using My Bible For A Road Map;  Gone;  I Heard My Mother Call My Name In Prayer;  What A Friend We Have In Jesus;  Matthew 24;  When The Saints Go Marching In;  One Step More;  I Saw The Face Of Jesus- 74
Life Line LP 4070 Ship of Zion: Ship Of Zion;  Old Time Religion;  Pickin' For The Lord;  Amazing Grace;  Goodbye World Goodbye;  Hill Lone And Gray;  I'm Gonna Die On The Battlefield;  He Took Your Place;  I Can't Forget The Day;  Precious Nail Scarred Hands - 83
Old Blue 702 Larry Richardson, Red Barker and the Blue Ridge Boys With Buddy Pendleton On Fiddle:  I Don't Love Nobody; John Henry;  Let Me Fall;  Sad and Lonesome Day;  Liberty;  Little Pall;  More Pretty Girls Than One;  Peacock Rag*;  Happy Love;  Paul and Silas;  Cabin In Carolina;  Whistling Rufus*;  Pain In My Heart;  Bill Cheathem*;  You Left Me So Blue;  Wild Over Me;  I'll Meet You In Church Sunday Morning;  My Home's Across The Blue Ridge Mountain;  Hop Light Ladies*;  Golden Slippers*;  Sandy River Belle*;  Twinkle Little Star*;  Florida Blues*;  Cincinnati Reel**;  Rachel**;  Red Skinned Girl**;  Rickett's Hornpipe**;  Snowflake Reel**;  Fisher's Hornpipe** – 07 Buddy Pendleton solo 1965*, 1971**


SINGLES
Blue Ridge (1953, 1958)
306 Just Let Me Fall / I'm Lonesome – 53  Larry Richardson and Happy Smith and the Blue Ridge Boys
45-516 Nashville Jail / Silver Belle – 58  Larry Richardson and Happy Smith and the Blue Ridge Boys
Silver Belle (1965)
GS-45-1008 I'll Meet You In Church Sunday Morning / Sad And Lonesome Day – 07-65
MKB (1968)
MKB 130 Bitter Tears / Wild Over Me -  68  Larry Richardson and Clinton Bullins and the Blue Ridge Boys
LR (1974)
No #.I Saw The Face Of Jesus / Walking And Talking With The Lord – 74

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