Saturday, September 5, 2015

Buzz Cason



James E. Cason, *27-11-1939 Nashville, TN
2nd version


by Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti (with help of Buzz Cason’s autobiography - Living The Rock 'n Roll Dream)

SESSIONS 


ca February 1957 Nashville, TN – The Casuals (Buzz Cason [vcl/gt], Johnny McCreery [gt], Richard Williams [vcl/keyboards], Bill Smith [drums], Chester Power [piano], Wayne Pilkinton [], Clarence Wittenmier [sax]. Producer: Noel Ball)
C01 SO-199/MB-9560 MY LOVE SONG FOR YOU Nu Sound 801 Dot 45-15557
C02 SO-200?/MB-9561 C02 SO-200?/MB-9561 SOMEBODY HELP ME Nu Sound 801 Dot 45-15557
ca October 1957 Nashville, TN – The Casuals (Buzz Cason [vcl/gt], Johnny McCreery [gt], Richard Williams [vcl/keyboards], Bill Smith [drums], Chester Power [piano],
C03 MB-10341


C03 MB-10341 C03 MB-10341 TILL YOU COME BACK TO ME 45-15671
C04 MB-10342 C04 MB-10342 HELLO LOVE 45-15671
ca early 1960 Nashville, TN – The Statues  (Buzz Cason [vcl/gt], Richard Williams [vcl/keyboards], Hugh Jarrett [vcl/?])
S01 LB 1066 KEEP THE HALL LIGHT BURNING F-55245
S02 LB 1067 BLUE VELVET F-55245
Mid 1960 Nashville, TN – Garry Miles
001 LB 1096 LOOK FOR A STAR F-55261 
002 LB 1097 AFRAID OF LOVE F-55261 
003 LB 1134 DREAM GIRL Liberty F-55279
004 LB 1135 WISHING WELL  Liberty F-55279
Fall 1960 Nashville, TN – The Statues   (Buzz Cason [vcl/gt], Richard Williams [vcl/keyboards], Hugh Jarrett [vcl/?])
S03 LB 1160 WHITE CHRISTMAS F-55292
S04 LB 1161 JEANNIE WITH THE LIGHT BROWN HAIR F-55292
Summer 1960 Nashville, TN – The Statues (  (Buzz Cason [vcl/gt], Richard Williams [vcl/keyboards], Hugh Jarrett [vcl/?]. Producer: Snuff Garrett)
S05 LB 1283 COMMANDMENTS OF LOVE F-55363
S06 LB 1284 LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT F-55363
1962 Nashville, TN – Bill Allison
005 6023 GOOD LUCK CHARM Kenilworth 9002
006 6024 unknown title
007 6025 unknown title
008 6026 SHOUT Kenilworth 9002
1962 Nashville, TN – Garry Miles
009 9001 TAXICAB DRIVER Spar 726
010 9002 CANDY FROM A STRANGER  Spar 726
Mid 1963 Nashville, TN – Garry Miles
011 DO THE BUG 55596
012 CANDY 55596
early 1964 Nashville, TN – Garry Miles (arr. Bill Justis. Producer: Snuff Garrett)
013 LB 1816 WHAT'S NEW? F-55685
014 LB 1817 WHAT KIND OF GIRL ARE YOU? F-55685
Mid 1964 Nashville, TN – Garry Miles, w. The Johnny Man Singers [1], The Barons [2]
015 HERE GOES A FOOL 55714
016 ECSTASY 55714
017 LB 1946 HOW ARE THINGS IN PARADISE -1 55738 
018 LB 1947 PLEASE TAKE THE TIME -2 55738 
1965 Nashville, TN – Buzz and Bucky (Buzz Cason, John Wilkin + unknown musicians.Producer: Bill Justis)
B01 6362 TIGER A GO GO Amy 924
B02 6363 BAY CITY  924
July 1965 Nashville, TN – Garry Miles (dir. Dick Glasser. Producer: Buzz Cason)
019 HX-14655 WHERE WAS LOVE Warner 5663
020 HX-14656 ENDLESS CIRCLE 5663
April 1966  Nashville, TN – Buzz Cason (Producer: Dana King, Buzz Cason)
021 E4W-823 GOOD SIDE OF JUNE 45-938
022 E4W-824 COME TO ME Monument 45-938
Summer 1967 Nashville, TN – Buzz and Traci (Producer: Buzz Cason)
T01 8231 MY GIRL-MY GUY Elf 90,005
T02 8232 WHERE’S MY BABY Elf 90,005
1968 Nashville, TN – Buzz Cason (Producer: Buzz Cason)
023 8674 ADAM AND EVE Elf 90,015 90,032 90,036
024 WE CRY 90,015
1969 Nashville, TN – Buzz Cason (Producer: Buzz Cason)
025 9042 TONIGHT 90,026
026 DEBBIE AND CHERRY 90,026
027 NASHVILLE IN THE SUMMER  90,032
Late 1969 Nashville, TN – Buzz Cason (Producer: Bob Beckham)
028 9421 FUNKY STREET BAND (PLAY IT LOUDER) 90,036
Spring 1970 Creative Workshop, 2804 Azalea Ave., Nashville, TN  – Buzz Cason (Producer: Buzz Cason)
029 BILLY FREEDOM Creative Workshop 7001
030 7639 JENNIFER SUNSHINE  7001
ca. March 1971 Nashville, TN – Buzz Cason (Producer: Buzz Cason)
031 M1PS-1234  TURNIN' YOUR BACK ON ME Mega 0615-0029
032 M1PS-1235  BILPIE 0615-0029
ca March 1972 Creative Workshop, 2804 Azalea Ave., Nashville, TN – Buzz Cason (Producer: Buzz Cason)
033 C2PS-1530 TEXAS Caprice CRI-1002
034 C2PS-1531 HEAVY DUDES AND HEARTACHES Caprice CRI-1002
1974 Creative Workshop, 2804 Azalea Ave., Nashville, TN – Buzz Cason (Producer: Buzz Cason)
035 CA1974A RACE DRIVIN‘ MAN CA-1974
036 CA1974B COME BACK  CA-1974
1975  Creative Workshop, 2804 Azalea Ave., Nashville, TN – Buzz Cason  (Producer: Buzz Cason)
037 DEVIL’S TRIANGE IRDA 080
038 Unknown title IRDA 080
January 1976 Creative Workshop, 2804 Azalea Ave., Nashville, TN – Buzz Cason (Producer: Buzz Cason)
039 4298 PLACES Janus J 258
040 NO PLACE FOR A LADY J 258
1977 Creative Workshop, 2804 Azalea Ave., Nashville, TN – Buzz Cason (Producer: Buzz Cason)
041 WILD WIND DJUS 1031/DJLPA-8
042 STAGE FRIGHT DJM DJLPA 8
043 BIRTHDAY BOY DJM DJLPA 8
044 DON'T LET YOU LOVE RUN OUT DJM DJLPA 8
045 STREET TALK DJM DJLPA 8
046 HEARTQUAKE DJM DJLPA 8
047 WHAT WE'VE BEEN THROUGH DJM DJLPA 8
048 IT'S ME THAT YOU'RE LEAVING DJM DJLPA 8
049 FOOL'S GOLD DJM DJLPA 8
050 EMMYLOU DJM DJLPA 8 
051 LOVIN' IN A PICKUP DJM DJLPA 8 
052 SWEET SOUTHERN MUSIC DJM DJLPA 8
053 IT NEVER CROSSED MY MIND DJM DJLPA 8
1980 Creative Workshop, 2804 Azalea Ave., Nashville, TN – Buzz Cason  (Producer: Buzz Cason)
054 THE JOKER STRIKES AGAIN Berry Hill IRDA 532
055 Unknown title  Berry Hill IRDA 532
1981 Creative Workshop, 2804 Azalea Ave., Nashville, TN – Buzz Cason and The Southwind
056 LOVE ME WHEN I’M GONE Southwind 101
057 Unknown title 101
1984 Creative Workshop, 2804 Azalea Ave., Nashville, TN – Buzz Cason  (Producer: Buzz Cason)
058 U 11254 LOVE ON A BLUE RAINY DAY Evergreen EV 1024
059 U 11254 YOUR LOVELY DARK EYES  Evergreen EV 1024
2000 Creative Workshop's Frendly Forest, Berry Hill, TN - Buzz Cason (Producer: Buzz Cason)
060 GIRL DO YOU WANNA GO AROUND JUST ONE MORE TIME AR 2000
061 GOIN' BACK TO ALABAMA AR 2000
062 ARDEE AVENUE AR 2000
063 HE CAN DO IT AR 2000
064 ONE NIGHT IN MEMPHIS AR 2000
065 THE LAST TIME I SAW KENTUCKY AR 2000
066 DRIVE AR 2000
067 WAY DOWN TENNESSEE AR 2000
068 IN HER GARDEN AR 2000
069 SHE'S SO POPULAR AR 2000
070 WHO IS THAT GIRL? AR 2000
071 ALL THAT I'VE GOT LEFT TO DO AR 2000
072 SOLDIER OF LOVE AR 2000
073 SHE DIDN'T SAY NO AR 2000
074 SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY AR 2000  
2007 Creative Workshop's Frendly Forest, Berry Hill, TN - Buzz Cason (Buzz Cason [vcl/gt/piano],Carl 'Vip' Vipperman [gt], Morton Mark [gt], Dickey Betts [gt], Fred James [gt], Buddy Blackman [ac gt], Bob Kommersmith/ Glenn Worf/ Jeff Jones [bass gt], Richard E. Carpenter [drums/ bck vcl],Dickie Brown/Jerry Carrigan [drums], Mike Lawler [keyboards, synthesizer], Bobby Whitlock [piano], The Memphis Horns [horns], Jana King [background vcl])
075 AN AMERICAN SATURDAY NIGHT Yellow 4996-2 
076 GET UP! Yellow 4996-2
077 HOWLIN' AT THE MOON Yellow 4996-2 
078 I CAN DANCE Yellow 4996-2
079 BE BOP A LULA Yellow 4996-2
080 SOFT WOMAN Yellow 4996-2 
081 GUILTY Yellow 4996-2 
082 OVER WOMAN Yellow 4996-2
083 YOU'VE CHANGED Yellow 4996-2
084 I LIKE TO ROCK, SHE LOVES TO ROLL Yellow 4996-2 
085 DIXIE FRIED Yellow 4996-2
086 OOBY DOOBY Yellow 4996-2 
087 BOPPIN' THE BLUES Yellow 4996-2 
088 GET RHYTHM Yellow 4996-2
089 ROCK THE COUNTRY Yellow 4996-2 
090 MEMPHIS Yellow 4996-2 
091 SHE RUN LIKE A CADILLAC Yellow 4996-2
092 DOCTOR LOVE Yellow 4996-2
093 HEY CARL Yellow 4996-2
094 EVERLASTING LOVE Yellow 4996-2
2008 Creative Workshop's Frendly Forest, Berry Hill, TN - Buzz Cason (Buzz Cason [vcl/gt/10-string gt/ harmonica/ organ/ keyboards/ bck vcl],John-Alex Mason [gt/ bass gt], Michael Hearne [gt], Doyle Grisham [steel], Paul Sidoti [bass gt],Mike Baily [drums], Amanda "Pearl" Shires [fiddle],Anthony Crawford [harmonica], Bergen White [bck vcl])
095 HEY NOW Palo Duro 1701-2  
096 AIN'T NOBODY Palo Duro 1701-2  
097 YOU BABY Palo Duro 1701-2  
098 GET OUT OF TOWN Palo Duro 1701-2 
099 HOOKED UP WITH THE MAN Palo Duro 1701-2 
100 SOMEBODY TOLD ME Palo Duro 1701-2  
101 WONDERING Palo Duro 1701-2 
102 BARBEQUE Palo Duro 1701-2 
103 TEXAS WILDFLOWER Palo Duro 1701-2 
104 ODDLY ENOUGH Palo Duro 1701-2 
105 I LOVE THE SOUTH Palo Duro 1701-2  
106 BLACK MAN IN MISSISSIPPI Palo Duro 1701-2 
107 CAN'T GO ANYWHERE Palo Duro 1701-2 
108 PLAYIN' MUSIC Palo Duro 1701-2 
109 HATS OFF TO HANK Palo Duro 1701-2
2009 Creative Workshop's Frendly Forest, Berry Hill, TN - Buzz Cason (Buzz Cason  [vcl/ ac gt/el gt/ mandolin/ harmonica/ piano/ organ/ keyboards/ vibraphone/ bckvcl],Randy Layne [el gt],Amanda "Pearl" Shires [fiddle],Tom McGinley [flute/ sax],Wayne Jackson [trumpet], Fred James, Heather Horton, Joe Funderburk [bck vcl])
110 BRING IT ON HOME Palo Duro 1702-2  
111 TO TEXAS FROM TENNESSEE Palo Duro 1702-2 
112 GREYHOUND Palo Duro 1702-2 
113 OLD REBELS Palo Duro 1702-2 
114 SENTIMENTAL ATTITUDE Palo Duro 1702-2  
115 IF I'D KNOWN YOU WERE BACK IN TOWN Palo Duro 1702-2
116 NOT JUST ANY BEACH Palo Duro 1702-2 
117 DONUTS Palo Duro 1702-2
118 SHE FALLS FOR SINGERS Palo Duro 1702-2  
119 YOU CAN'T LIE TO ME Palo Duro 1702-2
120 SONG MAN Palo Duro 1702-2  
121 BIG WHOPPIN' LOVE Palo Duro 1702-2
122 TRYIN' NOT TO THINK ABOUT ME Palo Duro 1702-2 
123 PORTER'S GONE HOME Palo Duro 1702-2 
124 A HEART TO HEART Palo Duro 1702-2
125 LONG TIME AGO IN AMERICA Palo Duro 1702-2 
126 ON THIS HIGHWAY Palo Duro 1702-2
2010 Creative Workshop's Friendly Forest, Berry Hill, TN – Buzz Cason
127 WORKING WITHOUT A NET Battle Arena 2010 
128 WILD EYED GIRL Battle Arena 2010 
129 I WAS THERE WHEN THE DEAL WENT DOWN Battle Arena 2010
130 THIS OL' GAL Battle Arena 2010
131 WALK AWAY Battle Arena 2010
132 GARAGE BAND Battle Arena 2010
133 IT IS WHAT IT IS Battle Arena 2010 
134 I DON'T DO LONELY Battle Arena 2010 
135 REAL Battle Arena 2010 
136 DIXIE RAIN Battle Arena 2010
137 PASSENGER Battle Arena 2010 
138 I'LL BE TRUE Battle Arena 2010
139 I BRAKE FOR ANGELS Battle Arena 2010
2011 Creative Workshop's Friendly Forest, Berry Hill, TN/Admiral Bean Studio, Loxley, AL - Buzz Cason, *w. Savana Lee Crawford
140 CLIMB UP ON A GOOD OL' SONG AND RIDE Burnside 2012
141 MY BABY SHE'S COOKIN' Burnside 2012 
142 WALK THE LINE Burnside 2012  
143 I PLAY MUSIC Burnside 2012 
144 CHANGE MY LIFE Burnside 2012  
145 SOMEBODY OUGHTA Burnside 2012 
146 MY LAST TEMPTATION Burnside 2012 
147 BEACH MAN Burnside 2012 
148 GULF OF MEXICO Burnside 2012 
149 SANDY Burnside 2012  
150 SNOWBIRD* Burnside 2012  
151 FREE Burnside 2012 
152 HOPE Burnside 2012 
2013 Admiral Bean Studio, Loxley, AL/ Happy Clam Studio; Starday Studio, Nashville, TN/ Studio City, CA/ The Friendly Forest At Creative Workshop, Berry Hill, TN – Billy Swan  (Producer:Buzz Cason)
153 TROUBADOUR HEART Plowboy 1010
154 MIDNIGHT SUN Plowboy 1010  
155 WHEN I GET TO CALIFORNIA Plowboy 1010  
156 FLAGSHIP DOWN Plowboy 1010  
157 THE WAITING Plowboy 1010  
158 GOIN’ BACK TO ALABAMA Plowboy 1010
159 THAT’S WHAT I LOVE ABOUT THE SOUTH Plowboy 1010
160 SOMETHING I CAN DANCE TO Plowboy 1010
161 THE CALL Plowboy 1010  
162 PRETEND Plowboy 1010
163 PRIVATE INSANITY Plowboy 1010
164 COWBOYS AND INDIANS Plowboy 1010
165 PACIFIC BLUE Plowboy 1010
2014 unknown – Billy Swan and Buzz Cason
166 EVERYDAY  DINKS
167 RAVE ON OH BOY! – MEDLEY    DINKS
168 THINK IT OVER    DINKS
169 HEARTBEAT    DINKS
170 I’M LOOKING FOR SOMEONE TO LOVE    DINKS
171 LISTEN TO ME    DINKS
172 CRYING, WAITING, HOPING    DINKS
173 WELL…ALL RIGHT    DINKS
174 WORDS OF LOVE    DINKS
175 LOOK AT ME    DINKS
176 NOT FADE AWAY    DINKS
177 MAYBE BABY    DINKS
178 THANK YOU BUDDY  DINKS
2015 Creative Workshop's Friendly Forest, Berry Hill, TN/Admiral Bean Studio, Loxley, AL – Buzz Cason
179 RECORD MACHINE Plowboy 1030
180 DON'T WORRY MAMA Plowboy 1030
181 WOE IS ME Plowboy 1030
182 FOLLOWER Plowboy 1030
183 JUST MY DREAMS Plowboy 1030
184 DODGIN' BULLETS Plowboy 1030
185 NO WORD FROM YOU Plowboy 1030
186 OVERLOAD Plowboy 1030
187 MEMPHIS FRIDAY NIGHT Plowboy 1030
188 SHE THINKS I STILL CARE Plowboy 1030
189 WAIT ON YOUR LOVE Plowboy 1030

ALBUMS

DJM DJLPA-8 Buzz: Stage Fright; Wild Wind; Birthday Boy; Don't Let You Love Run Out; Street Talk; Heartquake; What We've Been Through; It's Me That You're Leaving; Fool's Gold; Emmylou;  Lovin' In A Pickup;  Sweet Southern Music; It Never Crossed My Mind- 77
ArenA AR 2000-1 East Of Nashville: Girl Do You Wanna Go Around Just One More Time; Goin' Back To Alabama; Ardee Avenue; He Can Do It; One Night In Memphis; The Last Time I Saw Kentucky; Drive; Way Down Tennessee; In Her Garden; She's So Popular; Who Is That Girl?; All That I've Got Left To Do; Soldier Of Love; She Didn't Say No; Seems Like Yesterday - 00
Yellow 4996-2 Rhythm Bound On An American Saturday Night: An American Saturday Night;  Get Up!; Howlin' at the Moon; I Can Dance; Be Bop A Lula; Soft Woman; Guilty; Over Woman; You've Changed; I Like to Rock, She Loves to Roll; Dixie Fried; Ooby Dooby; Boppin' the Blues; Get Rhythm; Rock the Country; Memphis; She Run Like a Cadillac; Doctor Love; Hey Carl; Everlasting Love – 27-08-07
Palo Duro 1701-2 Hats Off To Hank: Hey Now;  Ain't Nobody;  You Baby;  Get Out of Town;  Hooked Up with the Man;  Somebody Told Me;  Wondering;  Barbeque; Texas Wildflower;  Oddly Enough;  I Love the South;  Black Man in Mississippi;  Can't Go Anywhere;  Playin' Music;  Hats Off to Hank – 12-02-08
Palo Duro 1702-2 Busload Of Love: Bring It on Home;  To Texas from Tennessee;  Greyhound;  Old Rebels;  Sentimental Attitude;  If I'd Known You Were Back in Town; Not Just Any Beach;  Donuts; She Falls for Singers;  You Can't Lie to Me; Song Man;  Big Whoppin' Love; Tryin' Not to Think About Me; Porter's Gone Home; A Heart to Heart; Long Time Ago in America; On This Highway- 18-08-09
Battle Arena 2010 Working Without A Net: Working Without a Net;  Wild Eyed Girl;  I Was There When the Deal Went Down; This Ol' Gal; Walk Away; Garage Band; It is What It is; I Don't Do Lonely; Real; Dixie Rain; Passenger; I'll Be True; I Brake For Angels - 17-08-10
Burnside 2012 Surf And Turf: Climb Up On a Good Ol' Song and Ride; My Baby She's Cookin';  Walk the Line;  I Play Music; Change My Life;  Somebody Oughta; My Last Temptation;  Beach Man;  Gulf Of Mexico;  Sandy;  Snowbird - (featuring Savana Lee Crawford);  Free;  Hope – 17-04-12
Plowboy PLOCD 1010 Troubadour Heart: Troubadour Heart;  Midnight Sun;  When I Get to California;  Flagship Down;  The Waiting;  Goin’ Back to Alabama;  That’s What I Love About the South;  Something I Can Dance to;  The Call;  Pretend;  Private Insanity;  Cowboys and Indians; Pacific Blue – 04-02-14
DINKS ?  (UPC 889290038142) Billy Swan and Buzz Cason Sing Buddy:  Everyday;  Rave On Oh Boy! – Medley;  Think It Over; Heartbeat;  I’m Looking For Someone To Love;  Listen To Me;  Crying, Waiting, Hoping;  Well…all Right;  Words Of Love;  Look At Me; Not Fade Away;  Maybe Baby;  Thank You Buddy – 16-12-14 w. Billy Swan (alt. Title: Billy, Buzz And The Basics Play Buddy)
Plowboy PLOCD 1030 Record Machine: Record Machine; Don't Worry Mama; Woe Is Me; Follower; Just My Dreams; Dodgin' Bullets; No Word From You; Overload; Memphis Friday Night; She Thinks I Still Care; Wait on Your Love – 21-08-15



SINGLES
Nu-Sound (1957) The Casuals
801 Help Me / My Love Song For You – 03-57
Dot (1957) The Casuals
45-15557 Help Me / My Love Song For You – 04-57 (reissue of Nu Sound 801)
45-15671 Hello Love / Till You Come Back To Me – 11-57
Liberty (1960) as Garry Miles
F-55245 Keep The Hall Light Burning / Blue Velvet – 03-60
F-55261 Look For A Star / Afraid Of Love – 06-60 (rev. June 6)
F-55279 Dream Girl / Wishing Well - 10-60
F-55292 White Christmas / Jeannie With The Light Brown Hair – 11-60
F-55363  Commandments Of Love / Love At First Sight – 09-61
Kenilworth (1962) as Bill Allison
9002 Good Luck Charm / Shout – 62
Spar (1962) as Garry Miles
726 Taxicab Driver / Candy From A Stranger – 11-62 (rev. Dec. 1)
Liberty (1963-64) as Garry Miles
55596 Do The Bug / Candy – 07-63
F-55685  What's New? / What Kind Of Girl Are You? – 03-64
55714  Here Goes A Fool / Ecstasy - 08-64
55738  How Are Things In Paradise / Please Take The Time – 10-64
Amy (1965) Buzz and Bucky
Warner Brothers (1965)
5663 Where Was Love / Endless Circle – 10-65
Monument (1966)
45-938 The Good Side Of June /  Come To Me – 05-66 (rev. May 21)
Elf (1967-69)
90,005 My Girl-My Guy / Where’s My Baby – 09-67 Buzz and Traci
90,015 Adam and Eve / We Cry – 06-68 (rev. June 15)
90,026 Tonight / Debbie And Cherry – 02-69 (rev. Feb. 15)
90,032 Adam and Eve / Nashville In The Summer – 09-69
90,036 Funky Street Band (Play It louder) / Adam And Eve – 01-70
Creative Workshop (1970)
7001 Billy Freedom /  Jennifer Sunshine – 05-70 (rev. May 23)
Mega/*Caprice (1971-1972)
615-0029 Turnin' Your Back On Me / Bilpie – 06-71
*CRI-1002 Texas / Heavy Dudes And Heartaches - 15-06-72
*CA-1974 Race Drivin‘ Man / Come Back – 74
Berry Hill (1975)
IRDA 080 Devil’s Triangle / ? - 75
Janus
J-258 Places / No Place For A Lady - 76
Amherst/DJM (1977)
DJUS 1031 Wild Wind / ? - 77
DJS 10784 It's Me That You're Leaving / Heartquake – 06-77 (UK issue)
Berry Hill
IRDA 532 The Joker Strikes Again / ?  - 10-80 (rev. Oct. 18)
Southwind (1981)
101 Love Me When I’m Gone / ? – 11-81 (rev. Nov. 21)
Evergreen (1984)
EV 1024 Love On A Blue Rainy Day /  Your Lovely Dark Eyes - 84

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