Monday, September 7, 2015

Billy Mize



William Robert Mize, *29-04-1929 Arkansas City, KS
4th version
By Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Mario Manciotti, Lillies Ohlsson, Hillbilly Researcher, Carl LaFong, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS
see also Billy and Cliff
Mid 1953 unknown, CA – Billy Mize, * and Rita Goodwyn (Bill Woods and Orange Blossom Playboys)
001 I'M STILL A PRISONER Kord 100(a,b)
002 PUSAN TOPICAL-PRISONER "IN KOREA" Kord 100(a)
003 A DEAR JOHN LETTER* Kord 100(b)
15 June 1955 Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Billy Mize
004 L 8479 WHO WILL BUY THE WINE 9-29852/CTS 55590
005 L 8480 IT WON’T LAST LONG unissued
006 L 8481 I SAW HER FIRST 9-29852
007 L 8482 FAITH WILL DRIVE YOU DOWN unissued
11 December 1956 [10:00-13:00] Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Billy Mize (John Barnett [gt], Roy Nichols [gt], Joe Walker [bass], Gene McGraudy [drums], Jelly Sanders [fiddle], George French [piano])
008 L 9742 THERE MUST BE A REASON unissued
009 L 9743 UNDERDOG unissued
010 L 9744 IT COULD HAPPEN 9-30271
011 L 9745 SOLID SENDER 9-30271/Bear Family BCD-15975 CTS 55590
BEAR FAMILY BCD-15975 THAT'LL FLAT GIT IT!, VOL. 9 (GER, 2001)
1959 Hollywood, CA – Billy Mize
012 LITTLE COCO PALM Raven 002
013 WINDWARD ISLE Raven 002
25 August 1965 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Billy Mize
015 NCO 82883 YOU DON'T HAVE VERY FAR TO GO Columbia 4-43417
016 NCO 82884 TERRIBLE TANGLED WEB Columbia 4-43417
017 NCO 82885 DON'T LET THE BLUES MAKE YOU BAD 4-43546
018 NCO 82886 WALKING MY FOOL 4-43546
12 July 1966 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Billy Mize
019 NCO 80313 YOU CAN'T STOP ME 4-43770
020 NCO 80314 THE BIGGER THE FOOL (THE HARDED THE FALL) 4-43770
021 NCO 80315 IMAGINE ME 4-43982
13 July 1966 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Billy Mize
022 NCO 80316 I'D RATHER HAVE YOU THAN MY PRIDE 4-44339
023 NCO 80317 IT'S GONNA GET LONELY 4-43982
August and September 1967 CBS Recording Studio, 6121 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Billy Mize
024 HCO 95046 THE LIGHTS OF ALBUQUERQUE 4-44339
24 May 1968 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Billy Mize
025 NCO 98549 WALKIN' THROUGH THE MEMORIES OF MY MIND 4-44621
026 NCO 98550 WIND (I'LL CATCH UP TO YOU) 4-44621
ca February 1969 Nashville, TN – Billy Mize
027 IM-6602 MAKE IT RAIN Imperial 66365/LP-12441
028 IM-6603 YOU DONE ME WRONG 66365/LP-12441
029 IM-6678 WHILE I'M THINKIN' ABOUT IT 66403/LP-12441
030 IM-6679 THE ABSENCE OF YOU 66403/LP-12441
Note: Imperial master number assigned for single relesase, there is no relationto recording date
ca July 1969 Nashville, TN – Billy Mize (+ unknown musicians + The Jordanaires, Hugh Jarrett Singers [vck vcl]. Producer: Scott Turner)
031 none A FOOL NEVER LEARNS LP-12441
032 none I'VE BEEN NEEDING SOMEONE LIKE YOU LP-12441
033 none WALK RIGHT BACK LP-12441
034 none GAMES PEOPLE PLAY LP-12441
035 none LAY A LITTLE LOVE ON ME LP-12441
036 none THERE'S BETTER THINGS IN LIFE LP-12441
037 none LIFE IN COLEMAN COUNTY LP-12441
038 none LITTLE BITTY BUBBLES LP-12441
ca October 1969 Nashville, TN – Billy Mize (Producer: Scott Turner)
039 IM-6726 MAMA, THE SPARROW AND THE TREE 66427/UAS-6781
040 IM-6727 THE CLOSEST I EVER CAME 66427/UAS-6781
041 IM-6766 IF THIS WAS THE LAST SONG 66447/UAS-6781
042 IM-6767 I LEARNED TO WALK 66447
ca. August 1970 Nashville, TN – Billy Mize (Billy Mize [vcl],  Jerry Reed [gt], Pete Wade [gt], Jerry Shook [gt], Harold Bradley [gt], Pete Drake [steel], Junor Huskey [bass], Buddy Harman/ Willie Ackermn [drums], Jerry Smith/ Larry Butler [piano], Charlie McCoy [harmonica], The Jordanaires, The Nashville Edition [bck vcl]. Producer: Scott Turner)
043 6719 BLOWING THE COLD ASHES (GETS DUST IN YOUR EYES) United Artists 50828
044 6720 BEER DRINKING, HONKY TONKIN' BLUES 50717/UAS-6781
045 6721 ALL TOGETHER NOW CRY 50828/UAS-6781
046 LET'S GET TOGETHER UAS-6781
047 6723 YOU'RE ALRIGHT WITH ME United Artists 50751/UAS-6781
048 6724 I FORGOT MORE THAN YOU'LL EVER KNOW 50751/UAS-6781
049 6725 SOMEDAY WHEN IT GETS TO BE TOMORROW 50717/UAS-6781
050 WHEN A BOY FALLS IN LOVE UAS-6781
051 STAND BY ME UAS-6781
052 THAT'S WHY I SING IN A HONKY TONK UAS-6781
ca. April 1972 Hollywood, CA – Billy Mize (Producer: Doug Gilmore)
053 9958 TAKE IT EASY 50945
054 9959 SUSAN‘S FLOOR 50945
ca. October 1972 Nashville, TN – Billy Mize
055 10991 MIDDLE TENNESSEE COUNTRY BOY'S BLUES UA-50991
056 10992 GOOD TIME CHARLIE'S GOT THE BLUES UA-50991
ca. May 1973 poss. Hollywood, CA – Billy Mize (Producer: James Burton, Glenn D. Hardin)
057 12021 CALIFORNIA IS JUST MISSISSIPPI UA-XW265-W
058 JUST THE OTHER SIDE OF NOWHERE UA-XW265-W
ca. November 1973 poss. Soundshop Studio, 1307 Division St., Nashville, TN – Billy Mize (Producer: Larry Butler)
059 13495 LORD, LET IT RAIN UA-XW503-X
060 THANK YOU FOR THE FEELING UA-XW372-W
061 DETROIT CITY UA-XW372-W
062 POOR MAN'S HOBBY UA-XW503-X
ca. August 1974 Nashville, TN – Billy Mize and The Trucker¢s Choir (musicians similar as below.Producer: Jim Malloy)
063 DO WHAT YOU CAN DO MR-1219
064 M4BS-1897 YOU CAN GET BY MR-1232
065 M4BS-1898 IT‘S A FEELING CALLED LOVE MR-1223/Zodiac ZS-5007
066 M4BS-1899/Z6KS-3077* LINDA'S LOVE STOP MR-1216 ZS 1014*/ZS-5007
067 DO APPLES LOOK LIKE ORANGES? MR-1216 MR-1223
ca. September 1974 Nashville, TN – Billy Mize (musicians similar as below.Producer: Jim Malloy)
068 M4VS-1925 BORN TO LOVE ME MR-1232/Zodiac ZS-5007
1975 Nashville, TN – Billy Mize (musicians similar as below.Producer: Jim Malloy)
069 M5FS-2052 THE LADY'S LEAVING MR-1240/Zodiac ZS-5007
070 M5FS-2053 FOR NO OTHER REASON BUT LOVE MR-1240
1976 Nashville, TN – Billy Mize (musicians similar as below.Producer: Jim Malloy)
071 Z6JS-3019 TWO PEOPLE PARTY Zodiac ZS-1006
072 Z6JS-3021 HEAVEN FOR THE WEEKEND Zodiac ZS-1006/ZLP-5007
1976 Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN/ Hilltop Recording Studio, Nashville, TN/ RCA Victor Studio B, Nashville, TN/ Ray Stevens Sound Lab,s, Nashville, TN – Billy Mize (coll. pers.  ZLP 5007: Billy Mize [vcl] + Eddy Anderson, Jimmy Capps, Glenn Keener, Dave Kirby, Leon Rhodes, Bobby Thompson, Harman Wade [guitars], Pete Drake, Buddy Emmons, Jeffrey Newman, Hal Rugg [steel], Joe Allen, Tommy Allsup, Billy Linneman, Bob Moore [drums], Willy Ackerman, Jerry Carrigan, Ralph Gallant, Ken Malone [drums], Charlie McCoy [percussion], Johnny Gimble [fiddle], Tony Migliore, Hargus Robbins, Jerry Whitehurst [piano], + strings + The Jordanaires, The Lea Janes Singers, The Nashvolle Sound ’70 Singers. Producer: Ray Pennington, Jim Malloy)
073 Z6KP-3072 IT HURTS TO KNOW THE FEELING'S GONE Zodiac ZS-1011/ZLP-5007
074 SATIN SIDEWALK SALESMAN Zodiac ZLP-5007
075 Z6KP-3076 LIVIN‘ HER LIFE IN A SONG Zodiac ZS-1011 ZS-1014/ZLP-5007
076 LETTING GO Zodiac ZLP-5007
077 PUT 'EM ALL TOGETHER AND I'D HAVE YOU Zodiac ZLP-5007
Prior to 1980 [College Road Recording] various studios, Nashville, TN – Bily Mize (coll.pers.: Billy Mize [vcl/gt], Jimmy Capps [gt], Jeffrey Newman [gt], Merle Haggard [gt], Clint Strong [gt], John Bole [gt], Hal Rugg/Duane Becker [dobro/steel], Darrell Klein [steel], Billy Linneman/Jim Braukmann [bass], Buddy Harman/Kenny Malone/Biff Adams/Pat Cantlon/Trevor Fields [drums], Jimmy Belkin [fiddle], Paul Anastasio [fiddle], Paul Yandell [piano], Mark Yeary [piano], Greg Brandt [piano], Don Markam [trumpet], Gary Church [trumpet/trombone], Merle Haggard and The Strangers*, Janie Brannon and Friends, Darrell Klein, Wade Thames, John Bole [bcl vcl]. Produced by John Bole)
078 MAKE IT RAIN Sharecropper SC-4303
079 TIME MAKES A MEMORY* Sharecropper SC-4303
080 TIME FOR YOU TO GO Sharecropper SC-4303
081 LUCKY STRIKE IN SAN ANTONE Sharecropper SC-4303
082 HERE I GO AGAIN Sharecropper SC-4303
083 I DIDN´T REALIZE* Sharecropper SC-4303
084 BABY LOVES ME THROUGH ANOTHER DAY Sharecropper SC-4303
085 WHO WILL BUY THE WINE Sharecropper SC-4303
086 DON´T LET THE BLUES MAKE YOU BAD Sharecropper SC-4303
087 THE OTHER MAN Sharecropper SC-4303
088 ALL TOGETHER NOW CRY Sharecropper SC-4303
089 YOU CAN´T STOP ME Sharecropper SC-4303
090 I´M GONNA FIND MY HEART A HAPPY HOME Sharecropper SC-4303
091 YOU TURN TO ME* Sharecropper SC-4303
092 YOU´VE GOT A LOVIN´ COMIN´ Sharecropper SC-4303
093 BABY LOVES ME JUST RIGHT Sharecropper SC-4303
094 OVER YOUR SHOULDER Sharecropper SC-4303
095 YESTERDAY MEANS NOTHING Sharecropper SC-4303
096 WHO WILL BUY THE WINE Sharecropper SC-4303
Unknown [live-opening for Merle Haggard] Las Vegas, NV – Billy Mize (Harrah’s Casino Orchestra)
09601 TOMORROW NEVER COMES Sharecropper SC-4303
09602 I REMEMBER YOU Sharecropper SC-4303
1986 Sumet-Bernet Sound Studio, Dallas, TX – Billy Mize and Texas Playboys (Billy Mize [vcl], Eldon Shamblin [gt], Tiny Moore/ Johnny Gimble [mandolin/fiddle], Herb Remington [steel], Ted Adams [bass], Johnny Perkins [drums], Jim Belken [fiddle], Curly Hollingsworth [piano], Bob Wommack [trumpet], Billy Briggs [sax],  + Larry Reed [sax], Bob Myers [clarinet], Debbie McDaniel, Karen Kelly [bck vcl]. Producer: Tommy Allsup)
097 TAKE ME BACK TO TULSA GandM GMLP-101
098 ACROSS THE ALLEY FROM THE ALAMO GandM GMLP-101
099 FADED LOVE GandM GMLP-101
100 BUBBLES IN MY BEER GandM GMLP-101
101 THERE'S NOT A COW IN TEXAS GandM GMLP-101
102 BIG BEAVER GandM GMLP-101
103 YOU'RE FROM TEXAS GandM GMLP-101
104 HEART TO HEART TALK GandM GMLP-101
105 MY WINDOW FACES THE SOUTH GandM GMLP-101
106 BRAIN CLOUDY BLUES GandM GMLP-101
107 HANG YOUR HEAD IN SHAME GandM GMLP-101
108 NEW SAN ANTONIO ROSE GandM GMLP-101
109 HOME IN SAN ANTONIO GandM GMLP-101
110 BASIN STREET BLUES GandM GMLP-101
111 TROUBLE IN MIND GandM GMLP-101
112 CHEROKEE MAIDEN GandM GMLP-101
113 KEEPER OF MY HEART GandM GMLP-101
114 STAY A LITTLE LONGER GandM GMLP-101
115 ROLY POLY GandM GMLP-101
116 BLUES FOR DIXIE GandM GMLP-101
117 ROSE OF OLD PAWNEE GandM GMLP-101
118 ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND GandM GMLP-101
119 GOT A LETTER FROM MY KID TODAY GandM GMLP-101
120 TIME CHANGES EVERYTHING GandM GMLP-101

RADIO/TV SHOWS
Ca 1966 [Cal’s Corral-TV show]  Hollywood, CA – Billy Mize
PLANET NAMED DESIRE Cal’s Corral CC45-100/CCLP-100  Righteous 23-14 CTS 55590
B GOODE DESIRE Cal’s Corral CC45-100
CAL'S CORRAL CCLP-100 WORLD'S BIGGEST LIVE COUNTRY MUSIC TV SHOW" (CCLP-100); RIGHTEOUS 23-14 MOONAGE TIMEQUAKE (2009)
1960s [TV-Gene Autry’s Melody Ranch show] Hollywood, CA – Billy Mize
LOVE ME TENDER Sharecropper SC-4303
MAKE IT RAIN Country Stars CTS 55590  
IT'S GONNA GET LONELY Country Stars CTS 55590  
BUMMING AROUND Country Stars CTS 55590  
NINE POUND HAMMER Country Stars CTS 55590
I DON'T BELIEVE I'LL FALL IN LOVE TODAY Country Stars CTS 55590  
I DIDN'T REALIZE Country Stars CTS 55590  
I'LL WALK ALONE Country Stars CTS 55590  
HE'S GOT A WAY WITH WOMEN Country Stars CTS 55590  
SWEET DREAMS Country Stars CTS 55590
MENTAL REVENGE Country Stars CTS 55590  
BEYOND THE REEF Country Stars CTS 55590  
4-0-33 Country Stars CTS 55590  
BOUQUET OF ROSES Country Stars CTS 55590  
FLOWER OF LOVE Country Stars CTS 55511 CTS 55590  
BORN TO LOSE Country Stars CTS 55590  
MY ADOBE HACIENDA Country Stars CTS 55590  
VAYA CON DIOS Country Stars CTS 55590  
GOODY GOODY Country Stars CTS 55590  
KENTUCKY WALTZ Country Stars CTS 55590  
SING THE BLUES TO DADDY Country Stars CTS 55590  
I GOTTA HAVE MY BABY BACK Country Stars CTS 55590  
WALK THROUGH THIS WORLD WITH ME Country Stars CTS 55590
SALLY WAS A GOOD OLD GIRL Country Stars CTS 55590  
MY ELUSIVE DREAMS Country Stars CTS 55590  
JOHN HENRY Country Stars CTS 55590  
IT HAD TO BE YOU Country Stars CTS 55590  
LAURA (WHAT'S HE GOT THAT I AIN'T GOT) Country Stars CTS 55590  
THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING Country Stars CTS 55590  
JODY AND THE KID Country Stars CTS 55590  
IT SHOULD BE EASIER NOW Country Stars CTS 55590  
ANY TIME Country Stars CTS 55590  
I'D RATHER HAVE YOU THEN MY PRIDE Country Stars CTS 55590  
(I'D BE) A LEGEND IN MY TIME Country Stars CTS 55590
COUNTRY STARS CST-55511 ROAD TO BAKERSFIELD (2004)
Unknown [live-Gene Autry‘s Melody Ranch] poss. Hollywood, CA – Billy Mize


ALBUMS
Imperial LP-12441 This Time And Place:
While I'm Thinkin' About It; A Fool Never Learns; I've Been Needing Someone Like You; Walk Right Back; You Done Me Wrong; Make It Rain; Games People Play; Lay A Little Love On Me; There's Better Things In Life; Life In Coleman County; The Absence Of You; Little Bitty Bubbles – 11-69
United Artists UAS-6781 You're Alright With Me: You're Alright With Me; Stand By Me; Someday When It Gets To Be Tomorrow; I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know; Mama, The Sparrow, And The Tree; Beer Drinking, Honky Tonkin' Blues; Let's Get Together; When A Boy Falls In Love; If This Was The Last Song; All Together Now Cry; The Closest I Ever Came; That's Why I Sing In A Honky Tonk – 12-70
Zodiac ZLP-5007 Love 'N' Stuff : It Hurts To Know The Feeling's Gone; Born To Love Me; The Lady's Leavin'; Satin Sidewalk Salesman; It's A Feeling Called Love; Heaven For The Weekend; Living Her Life In A Song; Linda's Love Stop; Letting Go; Put 'Em All Together And I'd Have You – 76
G and M GMLP-101/CSP P2-18989 A Salute To Swing/A Tribute To Tommy Duncan: Take Me Back To Tulsa; Across The Alley From The Alamo; Faded Love; Bubbles In My Beer; There's Not A Cow In Texas; Big Beaver; You're From Texas; Heart To Heart Talk; My Window Faces The South; Brain Cloudy Blues; Hang Your Head In Shame; New San Antonio Rose; Home In San Antonio; Basin Street Blues; Trouble In Mind; Cherokee Maiden; Keeper Of My Heart; Stay A Little Longer; Roly Poly; Blues For Dixie; Rose Of Old Pawnee; Alexander's Ragtime Band; Got A Letter From My Kid Today; Time Changes Everything – 01-12-87 w. Texas Playboys (double, reissued on Hag in 1999)
Sharecropper SC-4303 Make it Rain: Make it Rain; Time Makes a Memory; Time for You to Go; Lucky Strike In San Antone; Here I Go Again; I Didn't Realize; Baby Loves Me Through Another Day; Who Will Buy the Wine; Don't Let the Blues Make You Bad; The Other Man; All Together Now Cry; You Can't Stop Me; I'm Gonna Find My Heart a Happy Home; You Turn to Me; You've Got a Lovin' Comin'; Baby Loves Me Just Right; Over Your Shoulder; Yesterday Means Nothing; Who Will Buy the Wine; Love Me Tender; Tomorrow Never Comes; I Remember You – 06 (recorded prior 1980)
Country Stars [EU] CTS 55590 The Melody Ranch Recordings Plus Bonus Tracks: Make It Rain;  It's Gonna Get Lonely;  Bumming Around;  Nine Pound Hammer; I Don't Believe I'll Fall In Love Today;  I Didn't Realize;  I'll Walk Alone;  He's Got A Way With Women;  Sweet Dreams; Mental Revenge;  Beyond The Reef;  4-0-33;  Bouquet Of Roses;  Flower Of Love;  Born To Lose;  My Adobe Hacienda;  Vaya Con Dios;  Goody Goody;  Kentucky Waltz;  Sing The Blues To Daddy;  I Gotta Have My Baby Back;  Walk Through This World With Me; Sally Was A Good Old Girl;  My Elusive Dreams;  John Henry;  It Had To Be You;  Laura (What's He Got That I Ain't Got);  There Goes My Everything;  Jody And The Kid;  It Should Be Easier Now;  Any Time;  I'd Rather Have You Then My Pride;  (I'd Be) A Legend In My Time;  [Studio Tracks:] Who'll Buy The Wine;  Solid Sender; Planet Named Desire - 02-12-14

SINGLES
Kord (1953)
100 I'm Still A Prisoner / Pusan Topical-Prisoner "In Korea"- 53
100 I'm Still A Prisoner / A Dear John Letter – 08-53 (rev. Aug. 15)
Decca (1956)
9-29852 Who Will Buy The Wine / I Saw Her First - 04-56 (rev. Apr. 14)
9-30271 Solid Sender / It Could Happen - 03-57 (rev. Apr. 13)
Raven (1959)
RA-002 Little Coco Palm / Windward Isle – 01-60 (rev. Feb. 1)
Columbia (1965-68)
4-43417 Terrible Tangled Web / You Don't Have Very Far To Go – 04-10-65
4-43546 Don't Let The Blues Make You Bad / Walking My Fool - 02-66
4-43770 You Can't Stop Me / The Bigger The Fool (The Harded The Fall) – 15-08-66 (rev. Sept. 3)
4-43982 Imagine Me / It's Gonna Get Lonely – 09-01-67 (rev. Feb. 4)
4-44339 I'd Rather Have You Than My Pride / The Lights Of Albuquerque – 17-10-67
4-44621 Walkin' Through The Memories Of My mind / Wind (I'll Catch Up To You) – 13-08-68
Cal’s Corral (1966?)
CC45-100 Planet Named Desire / B Goode Desire – 66? (reissued  2013)
Imperial (1969-70) / United Artists (1970-74)
66365 Make It Rain / You Done Me Wrong - 03-69
66403 While I'm Thinkin' About It / The Absence Of You - 08-69
66427 The Closest I Ever Came / Mama, The Sparrow And The Tree - 11-69 (rev. Nov. 27)
66447 If This Was The Last Song / I Learned To Walk - 04-70
UA-50717 Beer Drinking Honky Tonk Blues / Someday When It Gets To Be Tomorrow - 10-70
SUA-50751 You're Alright With Me / I Forget More Than You'll Ever Know -01-71 (rev. Feb. 6)
50828 Blowing The Cold Ashes / All Together Now Cry - 08-71 (rev. Sept. 11)
50945 Take It Easy / Susan's Floor - 08-72 (rev. Aug. 12)
UA-50991 Good Time Charlie's Got The Blues / Middle Tennessee Country Boy's Blues - 12-72 (rev. Dec. 9)
UA-XW265-W California Is Just Mississippi / Just The Other Side Of Nowhere -07-73
UA-XW372-W Thank You For The Feeling / Detroit City - 01-74 (rev. Feb. 9)
UA-XW503-X Lord, Let It Rain / Poor Man's Hobby - 07-74
Mega (1974-75) / Zodiac (1976)
MR-1216 Linda's Love Step / Do Apples Look Like Oranges? - 09-74
MR-1223 Do Apples Look Like Oranges? / It's A Feel Called Love - 01-75
MR-1232 You Can Get By / Born To Love Me - 04-75
MR-1240  The Lady's Leavin' / For No Other Reason But Love - 11-75
ZS-1006 Two People Party / Heaven For The Weekend - 76
ZS-1011 It Hurts To Know The Feeling's Gone / Living Her Life In A Song -09-76
ZS-1014 Linda's Love Step / Livin' Her Life In A Song - 01-77 (reissue, rev. Feb. 5)

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