Saturday, May 16, 2015

Sam Neely



*22-08-1948 Cuero, TX , +19-07-2006
3rd version

By Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank, Roy, Lawrence Key
SESSIONS

ca 1970 poss. Hollywood, CA – Sam Neely aka Sammy Neely (Producer: M. Taylor, J. West)
001 CRY, CRY, CRY ARD3003
002 GET TO KNOW YOU ARD3003
November 1971 [no 19714] Hollywood, CA – Sam Neely (Sam Neely [vcl], Allan Hunt [ld gt], Mike Deasy [gt], Jerry Cole [gt/steel/banjo], Leland Sklar/Wilton Felder [bass gt], Gene Pello [drums], Mike Gregory [piano], Larry Knechtel [harmonica], Jim Horn [flute] + Venetta Fields, Melissa Mackey, Clyde King [bck vcl]. Producers: Mike Taylor and Phil Gillin) [purchased masters]
003 77584 LONG ROAD TO TEXAS 3235/ST-873 ST-11097
004 77585 CHANGE A SAD TO A HAPPY SONG 3235/ST-873
November 1971 [no 19762] Crystal Sound Studios, Hollywood, CA – Sam Neely (Sam Neely [vc[], Allan Hunt [ld gt], Mike Deasy [gt], Jerry Cole [gt/steel/banjo], Leland Sklar/Wilton Felder [bass gt], Gene Pello [drums], Mike Gregory [piano], Larry Knechtel [harmonica], Jim Horn [flute] + Venetta Fields, Melissa Mackey, Clyde King [bck vcl]. Producers: Mike Taylor and Phil Gillin)
005 77752 BLUE TIME ST-873 [alt.] 3358
006 77753 BEFORE YOUR EYES ST-873 ST-11097
007 77754 JESSE CALIFORNIA ST-873 ST-11097
008 77755 CAN'T HELP WONDERING ST-873 ST-11097
009 77756 CRY ME A SONG 3358/ST-873 ST-11097
010 77757 MOLLY BEE ST-873 ST-11097
011 77758 EVERY MAN'S A SAILOR ST-873
012 77760 PRAY ST-873 ST-11097
May 1972 [no 19992] Hollywood, CA – Sam Neely
013 78648 CRY ME A SONG
014 78649 BLUE TIME 3586 /ST-11097
June 1972 [no 20026] Devonshire Sound, Hollywood, CA – Sam Neely
015 78754 LOVING YOU JUST CROSSED MY MIND 3381/ST-11097
016 78755 EVERY DAY IS THE SAME AS TODAY 3381/ST-11097
November 1972 [no 20194] Devonshire Sound, Hollywood, CA/Western Recorders, Hollywood, CA  – Sam Neely (Sam Neely [vcl/ac gt], Jerry Cole [ld gt/banjo], Wilton Felder [bass], Gene Pello [drums/percussion], Tom Morgan [harmonica],  Mike Gregory [piano],  John Herron [piano/keyboards], Jim Horn [flute]. Producer: Rudy Durand)
017 79342 ROSALIE 3510/SMAS-11143
018 79343 GENTLE PEOPLE SMAS-11143
019 79344 KISS THE MORNING SUNSHINE 3586/ SMAS-11143
020 79345 TAKE ME BACK WIFE SMAS-11143
021 79346 AIN'T IT GOOD TO BE HOME SMAS-11143
022 79347 SWEET COUNTRY CHILD SMAS-11143
023 79348 BLESS ME MISS AMERICA SMAS-11143
024 79349 YOUNG AND FREE SMAS-11143
025 79350 IT'S ANOTHER DAY SMAS-11143
026 79351 NEITHER DO I SMAS-11143
027 79352 TRY TO REASON WHY 3510
ca early 1974 Hollywood, CA – Sam Neely (Sam Neely [vcl/ac gt], Al Casey [gt], Jerry Cole [gt], Max Bennett/ Bob Buelow/ Wilton Felder [bass], Hal Blaine/ Gene Pello/ Steve Kellar [drums], Keith Green/ Mike Gregory/ Mike Preddy/ Paul Gilman [piano], Producer: Danny Johnson, Bobby Hurt, Danny Jansen, Rudy Durand)
028 11624 YOU CAN HAVE HER A and M 1612-S/SP-3626
029 11625 COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS A and M 1612-S/SP-3626
030 2645 SADIE TAKE A LOVER A and M 1523/SP-3626
031 A WOMAN IS THE BETTER PART OF HOME A and M SP-3626
032 LORD I'M AMAZED A and M SP-3626
033 IT'S A FINE MORNING A and M SP-3626
034 2649 COME A LITTLE BIT CLOSER 1523-S
035 ROCK AND ROLL A and M SP-3626
036 KEEP ME COMPANY A and M SP-3626
037 HERE I GO AGAIN A and M SP-3626
038 EVERYBODY LEARNS TO SING THE BLUES A and M SP-3626
late 1974 poss. Hollywood, CA – Sam Neely
039 11697 I FOUGHT THE LAW 1651-S
040 11698 GUITAR MAN  1651-S
1975 poss. Hollywood, CA – Sam Neely
041 SANCTUARY 1694-S
042 CAJUN SONG 1694-S
Summer 1977 poss. Nashville, TN – Sam Neely (Producer: David Malloy)
043 SAIL AWAY Elektra E 45419
044 MY LOVER AND MY FRIEND Elektra E 45419
March 1978 poss. Hollywood, CA – Sam Neely
045 YOUR LOVE IS IN GOOD HANDS E 45484
046 THINGS THAT LOVERS DO E 45484
According to Billboard, complete album was recorded
1981 Gilley's Recording Studio, 4500 Spencer Highway, Pasadena, TX - Sam Neely (Sam Neely [vcl], Tabby Crabbe [ac gt/nylon gt/steel/dobro], Joe Gavito [gt], Jeff Anderson [gt], Wilton Felder/Freddy Biano [bass gt], Terry Westbrook [drums/percussion], Frank Brown [fiddle], Ron Levine [fiddle], Pat Hunt [piano/gt/keyboards], "The Senator" [harmonica] + Bowen Sisters, Sam Neely, Steve Michaels, Pat Hunt, Gayland Latimer [bck vcl]. Producers: Mike Taylor and Sam Neely)
047 TAKE A LOOK AT US NOW Astro MG-5002
049 IT'S NOT EASY Astro MG-5002
050 TWO OF A KIND Astro MG-5002
051 TAKIN' NO CHANCES Astro MG-5002
052 VPMF 5602 AGAIN Astro AC 1007/MG-5002
053 I LOVE YOU STILL Astro MG-5002
054 HEARTBREAK Astro MG-5002
055 FOR A MOMENT Astro MG-5002
056 VPMF 5601  IT'S ALL OVER (ME AND YOU) Astro AC 1007/MG-5002
057 OLD PAIR OF JEANS Astro MG-5002
January 1983 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – Sam Neely (Producer: Ron Chancey)
058 MC-13952 THE PARTY'S OVER (EVERYBODY’S GONE) MCA-52194
059 MC-13953 WHAT DO I TELL MY HEART MCA-52194
late January 1983 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – Sam Neely  (Producer: Ron Chancey)
060 MC-13970 WHEN YOU LEAVE THAT WAY YOU CAN NEVER GO BACK MCA-52226
061 MC-13971 YOU'RE NO ORDINARY MEMORY MCA-52269
062 MC-13972 LET'S FALL IN LOVE AGAIN TONIGHT MCA-52269
ca March 1983 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN  Sam Neely (Producer: Ron Chancey)
063 MC-14118 OLD PHOTOGRAPHS MCA-52323
064 MC-14119 unknown title – unissued
065 MC-14120 unknown title – unissued
066 MC-14121 SOMEBODY'S LEAVING MCA-52323
067 MC-14122 THE MUSIC MADE ME DO IT MCA-52226
1999 Hacienda Records Studio, Hollywood(?), CA – Sam Neely (+Bobby Rohlf, Dennis Doss, Jason Neely, Mike Gregory, Oscar Burr + Lewis Garing, Lofton Kline, Virgil Smith Choir)
068 SHE AIN'T COMING BACK Taliesyn 1001
069 THE NOTE AND ME  1001
070 SON OF THE SOUTH 1001
071 THERE'S DANGER AHEAD 1001
072 MIDNIGHT TRAIN  1001
073 HERE I AM AGAIN  1001
074 LOVE CARRIES ON  1001
075 WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO  1001
076 THAT'S ALI HAVE TO SAY (ABOUT THAT) 1001
077 CALL ME  1001
2002 Taliesyn Recording Studio, Hollywood, CA – Sam Neely (Sam Neely [vcl/gt], Jason Neely [gt],Bobby Rohlf [steel], Roy Cox/ Tom Engle [bass],  Bobby Donaho/ Walt Roussel [drums], Jim Allison/ Rocky Benton [harmonica], Mike Gregory [keyboards] + Alfred Tumlinson, Lofton Kline, Rocky Benton, Roger Tumlinson, Shelley Spears [bck vcl]. Producer: Mike Gregory, Sam Neely)
078 OLD IRISH Taliesyn 1008
079 WRITING ON THE WALL Taliesyn 1008
080 YOUR JUST NOT IN LOVE Taliesyn 1008
081 THEY'RE IN LOVE Taliesyn 1008
082 FATHER AND SON Taliesyn 1008
083 EVERYDAY LOVER Taliesyn 1008
084 THIS AIN'T IT (ERNIE'S SONG) Taliesyn 1008
085 NEXT TIME AROUND Taliesyn 1008
086 I'M EVERYBODY Taliesyn 1008
087 CHAPTER 22 Taliesyn 1008
088 AMERICAN TRILOGY Taliesyn 1008



ALBUMS
Capitol ST-873 Long Road To Texas
: Long Road To Texas; Blue Time; Before Your Eyes; Jesse California; Can't Help Wondering; Cry Me A Song; Molly Bee; Every Man's A Sailor; Change A Sad To A Happy Song; Pray – 12-71
Capitol ST-11097 Loving You Just Crossed My Mind: Loving You Just Crossed My Mind; Blue Time; Before Your Eyes; Jesse California; Can't Help Wondering; Long Road To Texas; Molly Bee; Cry Me A Song; Everyday Is The Same As Today; Pray – 08-72 (most tracks from ST-873)
Capitol SMAS-11143 Sam Neely – 2: Rosalie; Gentle People; Kiss The Morning Sunshine; Take Me Back Wife; Ain't It Good To Be Home; Sweet Country Child; Bless Me Miss America; Young And Free; It's Another Day; Neither Do I – 01-73 (Reissued i n 2005 on Taliesyn Music with bonus tracks: You Can Have Her; I Fought The Law; Sanctuary; Sadie Take A Lover;. Sail Away; M*A*S*H The Party's Over (Everybody's Gone))
A and M SP-3626 Down Home: You Can Have Her; Count Your Blessings; Sadie Take A Lover; A Woman Is The Better Part Of Home; Lord I'm Amazed; It's A Fine Morning; Rock And Roll; Keep Me Company; Here I Go Again; Everybody Learns To Sing The Blues – 16-08-74
Astro MG 5002 Two Of A Kind: Take A Look At Us Now; It's Not Easy; Two Of A Kind; Takin' No Chances; Again; I Love You Still; Heartbreak; For A Moment; It's All Over (Me And You); Old Pair Of Jeans – 24-06-81 (reissued on MCA in 1984)
Taliesyn 1001* (UPC697961100124) Son Of The South: She Ain't Coming Back; The Note And Me; Son Of The South; There's Danger Ahead; Midnight Train; Here I Am Again; Love Carries On; What Am I Supposed To Do; That's AlI have To Say (About That); Call Me – 02-99 (* from UPC numberl reissued on Country Roads 220172 in 2003)
Taliesyn 1008* (UPC69796100827) Sam Neely: Old Irish; Writing On The Wall; Your Just Not In Love; They're In Love; Father And Son; Everyday Lover; This Ain't It (Ernie's Song); Next Time Around; I'm Everybody; Chapter 22; American Trilogy - 02 (*from UPC number)


SINGLES
Arden (around 1970)
ARD3003 Cry, Cry, Cry / Get To Know You
Capitol (1971-73)
3235 Change A Sad To A Happy Song / Long Road To Texas - 11-71
3358 Blue Time / Cry Me A Song – 05-72
3381 Every Day Is The Same As Today / Loving You Just Crossed My Mind - 07-72 (rev. July 8)
3510 Rosalie / Try To Reason Why – 12-72
3586 Blue Time / Kiss The Morning Sunshine - 04-73 (rev. Apr. 28)
AandM (1974-75)
1523-S Come A Little Bit Closer / Sadie Take A Lover - 05-04-74 (rev. Apr. 27)
1612-S You Can Have Her / It's A Fine Morning - 08-74
1651-S I Fought The Law / Guitar Man - 01-75 (rev. Jan. 18)
1694-S Sanctuary / Cajun Song – 19-05-75
Elektra (1977-78)
E 45419 Sail Away / My Lover And My Friend - 08-77
E 45484 Your Love Is In Good Hands / Things That Lovers Do - 05-78
Astro (1981)
AC 1007 It’s All Over (Me And You) / Again – 22-07-81
MCA (1983)
MCA-52194 The Party's Over (Everybody’s Gone) / What Do I Tell My Heart – 11-02-83 (rev. March 19)
MCA-52226 When You Leave That Way You Can Never Go Back / Music Made Me Do It - 05-83
MCA-52269 Let's Fall In Love Again Tonight / You're No Ordinary Memory – 09-09-83
MCA-52323 Old Photographs / Somebody's Leaving – 05-12-83
Taliesyn
? Old Irish

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