Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Gentrys



2nd version

by Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank
SESSIONS

1965 unknown – The Gentrys (Larry Raspberry, Jimmy Johnson, Pat Neal, Bruce Bowles)
001 200 SOMETIMES Youngstown 600
002 201 LITTLE DROPS OF WATER 600/MGM SE 4336
003 EVERYBODY TO THEIR OWN KICK MGM SE 4336
004 HANG ON SLOOPY SE-4336
005 HEY GIRL DON'T BOTHER ME SE-4336
006 DO YOU LOVE ME SE-4336
007 HAND JIVE SE-4336
008 SO SAD (TO WATCH A GOOD LOVE GO BAD) SE-4336
009 DON'T SEND ME NO FLOWERS SE-4336
010 LITTLE GIRL NEXT DOOR SE-4336
Spring 1965 unknown – The Gentrys (Larry Raspberry, Jimmy Johnson, Pat Neal, Bruce Bowles)
011 203/65-XY-537 KEEP ON DANCING Youngstown 601 K13379 KGC-189 MVG-527/SE-4336 SE-4352 GAS-127 SE 4687 SES243-2
012 202/65-XY-538 MAKE UP YOUR MIND Youngstown 601 K13379/ SE-4336 SE-4352 GAS-127
11 October 1965 Nashville, TN – The Gentrys (Larry Raspberry, Jimmy Johnson, Pat Neal, Bruce Bowles)
013 65-XY-695 A LITTLE BIT OF LOVE CAN WORK A MIRACLE SE-4346
014 65-XY-696 SUNSHINE GIRL SE-4346 GAS-127
015 65-XY-697 GIVING LOVE NEVER HURT ANYBODY SE-4346
016 65-XY-698 SMOKEY PLACES unissued
6 December 1965 New York City – The Gentrys (Larry Raspberry, Jimmy Johnson, Pat Neal, Bruce Bowles)
017 65-XY-828 SPREAD IT ON THICK K13432 MGV 527
018 65-XY-829 BROWN PAPER SACK SE-4336
ca February 1966 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – The Gentrys (Larry Raspberry, Jimmy Johnson, Pat Neal, Bruce Bowles)
019 66-XY-366 THE WORLD OUTSIDE unissued
020 66-XY-367 DON’T LET IT BE (THIS TIME) unissued
021 66-XY-368 RAMBLIN‘ MAN SE-4346
022 66-XY-369 GIMME LOVE NOW SE-4346 GAS-127
ca February 1966 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – The Gentrys (Larry Raspberry, Jimmy Johnson, Pat Neal, Bruce Bowles)
023 66-XY-370 I‘M GONNA LOOK STRAIGHT THROUGH YOU SE-4346
024 66-XY-371 I FEEL LOVE COMIN‘ ON SE-4346
025 66-XY-372 IN SE-4346
026 66-XY-373 TENDER LOVE unissued
10 March 1966 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave., South, Nashville, TN – The Gentrys (Larry Raspberry, Jimmy Johnson, Pat Neal, Bruce Bowles)
027 66-XY-460 EVERYDAY I HAVE TO CRY K13495/SE-4346
028 66-XY-461 DON’T LET IT BE (THIS TIME) K13495/SE-4346
19 April 1966 Nashville, TN – The Gentrys (Larry Raspberry, Jimmy Johnson, Pat Neal, Bruce Bowles)
029 N 50022 I DIDN‘T THINK YOU HAD IT ON YOU unissued
23 May 1966 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – The Gentrys (Larry Raspberry, Jimmy Johnson, Pat Neal, Bruce Bowles)
030 N 50057 BURNED unissued
17 May 1966 Nashville, TN - The Gentrys (Larry Raspberry, Jimmy Johnson, Pat Neal, Bruce Bowles)
031 N 50059 BABY YOU BETTER unissued
032 N 50060 GET OUT OF MY LIFE WOMAN unissued
033 N 50061 THERE ARE TWO SIDES TO EVERY STORY K13561/GAS-127
8 June 1966 Nashville, TN – The Gentrys (Larry Raspberry, Jimmy Johnson, Pat Neal, Bruce Bowles)
034 N 50062 THREE SQUARES (AND A PLACE TO LAY YOUR HEAD) unissued
035 N 50063 A WOMAN OF THE WORLD K13561 KGC-189/GAS-127
036 N 50064 SPARKLE AND SHINE unissued
19 January 1967 New York City – The Gentrys ((Larry Raspberry, Jimmy Johnson, Pat Neal, Bruce Bowles + orchestra dir. by Larry Raspberry)
037 101,948 THERE’S A LOVE K13690
038 101,949 FIRST I LOOK AT THE PURSE
039 101,950 YOU MAKE ME FEEL SO GOOD K13690/GAS-127
040 101,951 HITCHIKE
21 April 1967 New York City – The Gentrys ((Larry Raspberry, Jimmy Johnson, Pat Neal, Bruce Bowles + orchestra dir. by Larry Raspberry)
041 102,639 I CAN SEE K13749
042 102,640 YOU’RE NOT THE GIRL unissued
043 102,641 90 POUND WEAKLING K13749/GAS-127
ca February 1968 poss. New York City (Producer: Dale Hawkins)
044 8612 I CAN‘T GO BACK TO DENVER Bell 720
045 8613 YOU BETTER COME HOME Bell 720
Mid 1968 poss. New York City – The Gentrys
046 8793 THINKING LIKE A CHILD 740
047 8794 SILKY 740
ca September1968 poss. New York City – The Gentrys  (Producer: Dale Hawkins)
048 8950 MIDNIGHT TRAIN Bell 753
049 8951 TELL ME YOU CARE Bell 753
August 1969 Sam Phillips Recording Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Gentrys (Producer: Knox Phillips)
050 7-517 WHY SHOULD I CRY SI-1108/SUN-117
051 7-518 I NEED LOVE SI-1108/SUN-117
ca November 1969 Sam Phillips Recording Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Gentrys (Producer: Knox Phillips)
052 7-659 I JUST GOT THE NEWS SI-1114/SUN-117
053 7-660? HELP ME SUN-117
054 7-661? CAN'T YOU SEE WHEN SOMEBODY LOVES YOU SUN-117
054 7-662? STROLL ON SUN-117
055 7-663? SOUTH BOUND TRAIN SUN-117
061 7-664 CINNAMON GIRL 1114/SUN-117
056 7-665? TEARS SUN-117
057 7-666? ROLLIN' AND TUMBLIN' SUN-117
058 7-667 HE'LL NEVER LOVE YOU 1118/SUN-117
059 7-668? I HATE TO SEE YOU GO 1118/SUN-117
1970 Sam Phillips Recording Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – The Gentrys (Jimmy Hart [vcl], Wesley Stafford [vcl/ld gt], Bobby Liles [bass], Alan Heidelberg [drums]. Producer: Knox Phillips)
062 FRIENDS SI 1120
063 7-1455 GODDESS OF LOVE SI 1120
1971 Sam Phillips Recording Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – The Gentrys (Jimmy Hart [vcl], Wesley Stafford [vcl/ld gt], Bobby Liles [bass], Alan Heidelberg [drums]. Producer: Knox Phillips)
064 7-1461 WILD WORLD SI 1122
065 SUNSHINE SI 1122
ca July 1971 Sam Phillips Recording Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – The Gentrys (Jimmy Hart [vcl], Wesley Stafford [vcl/ld gt], Bobby Liles [bass], Alan Heidelberg [drums]. Producer: Knox Phillips)
066 711-1469 GOD SAVE OUR COUNTRY SUN-1126
067 LOVE YOU ALL MY LIFE SI 1126
Summer 1972 [no 20113-purchased masters] Sam Phillips Recording Studio 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – The Gentrys (Jimmy Hart [vcl], Wesley Stafford [vcl/ld gt], Bobby Liles [bass], Alan Heidelberg [drums])
068 79026 ROCK AND ROLL QUEEN unissued
068 79027 CHANGIN' Capitol 3459
069 79028 LET ME PUT THIS RING UPON YOUR FINGER 3459
070 79029 R.C. AND MOONP unissued
masters above mastered by Capitol on August 20, 1972
1974 Memphis, TN – The Gentrys (Jimmy Hart [vcl], Wesley Stafford [vcl/ld gt], Bobby Liles [bass], Alan Heidelberg [drums])
071 SS-01548 LITTLE GOLD BAND Stax 0223 0242
072 SS-01549/SS-01693 LITTLE HUNG UP ON YOU Stax 0223
073 SS-01692 HIGH FLYER 0242

ALBUMS
MGM E/SE-4336 Keep On Dancing
: Keep On Dancing; Everybody To Their Own Kick; Sometimes; Hang On Sloopy; Hey Girl Don't Bother Me; Brown Paper Sack; Do You Love Me; Hand Jive; So Sad (To Watch A Good Love Go Bad); Don't Send Me No Flowers; Little Girl Next Door; Make Up Your Mind – 10-65
MGM E/SE-4346 Gentry Time: I'm Gonna Look Straight Through You; Let's Dance; Don't Let It Be (This Time); Everyday I Have To Cry; I Feel Love Coming On; Little Bit Of Love (Can Work A Miracle); Gimmie Love Now; Sunshine Girl; Ramblin' Man; Giving Love (Never Hurt Anybody); In; I Didn't Think You Had It In You – 03-66
MGM GAS-127 The Gentrys: Keep On Dancing; Gimmie Love Now; Don't Send Me No Flowers; Make Up Your Mind; You Make Me Feel So Good*; Hang On Sloopy; Sunshine Girl; Ninety Pound Weakling*; Woman Of The World*; There Are Two Sides To Every Story* - 70 (*previously unissued on album)
Sun Int. SUN-117 The Gentrys: Why Should I Cry; I Just Got The News; Help Me; Can't You See When Somebody Loves You; Stroll On; I Need Love; South Bound Train; Cinnamon Girl; Tears; Rollin' And Tumblin'; He'll Never Love You; I Hate To See You Go - 70

SINGLES
Youngstown (1965)
Y-600 Sometimes / Little Drops Of Water - 65
Y-601 Keep On Dancing / Make Up Your Mind – 06-65 (rev. July 3)
MGM (1965-67)
K 13379 Keep On Dancing / Make Up Your Mind - 08-65
K 13432 Spread It On Thick / Brown Paper Sack - 12-65 (rev. Dec. 18)
K 13495 Everyday I Have To Cry / Don't Let It Be - 04-66 (rev. Apr. 23)
MGV 527 Keep On Dancing / Stread It On Thick - 66 (reissue)
K 13561 A Woman Of The World / There Are Two Sides To Every Story – 08-66 9rev. Aug. 13)
K 13690 There's A Love / You Make Me Feel So Good – 02-67 (rev. Feb. 18)
K 13749 I Can See / 90 Lb. Weakling – 06-67 (rev. June 17)
Polydor KGC-189 Keep On Dancing / A Woman Of The World
Bell (1968)
720 I Can‘t Go Back To Denver / You Better Come Home – 04-68 (rev. Apr. 27)
740 Thinking Like A Child / Silky – 09-68 (rev. Sept. 7)
753 Tell Me You Care / Midnight Train – 04-68
Sun (1969-71)
Si 1108 Why Should I Cry / I Need Love - 11-69 (rev. Dec. 6)
Si 1114 I Just Got The News / Cinnamon Girl - 02-70
Si 1118 I Hate To See You Go / He'll Never Love You - 06-70
Si 1120 Friends / Goddess Of Love - 09-70
Si 1122 Wild World / Sunshine - 71
Si 1126 God Save Our Country / Love You All My Life - 71
Capitol (1972)
3459 Let Me Put This Ring Upon Your Finger / Changin' – 15-09-72
Stax (1974)
STN 0223 Little Hung Up On You / Little Gold Band - 74
STN 0242 High Flyer / Little Gold Band - 74

Johnny Martin




By Praguefrank, Bud Martin

SESSIONS



November 1967 RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Johnny Martin (Producer: Slim Williamson)
001 UXB4-8788 UNCLE SAM'S NAVY Chart 59-1015
002 UXB4-8789 RIGHT ON THE EDGE OF LONELINESS 59-1015
ca. April 1968 RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Johnny Martin (Producer: Slim Williamson)
003 WXB4-2166 BOOBIE-DOO 59-1035
004 WXB4-2167 KISS ME  59-1035
1974 unknown -Johnny Martin
005 TALK ABOUT LONESOME Raven 81080
006 TOY HEART Raven 81080
1978-1979 Studio Eight, 200 East 37th Unit 3, Boise, ID - Johnny Martin (Johnny Martin [vcl/bass/bck vcl], Terry Miller [gt/bass/bck vcl], Dennis Swindle [gt], Jim Rabbit Sauter [gt], Bud Martin Jr. [bass],  Dave Borquez/  Mike Staley [drums], Dennis Carrasco  [drums/bck vcl], Yvonne Miller, Bill truit, Barney Sutherd, Rick Marwick [bck vcl]. Producer: Steve Lewis)
007 TALK ABOUT LONESOME Marlew MR 113 
008 END OF A RAINBO FOR YOUR LOVE Marlew MR 115/MR 113 
009 FEELIN’ FREE Marlew MR 115/MR 113 
010 TOY HEART Marlew MR 113 
011 SEA OF HEARTBREAK Marlew MR 113 
012 HURTIN TOWN Marlew MR 113 
013 YOU WOULDN’T KNOW LOVE Marlew MR 113 
014 FILL IT UP Marlew MR 113 
015 YOU GAVE ME A MOUNTAIN Marlew MR 113 
016 SUN COMIN’ UP Marlew MR 113  
1983 Audio Loft Studios, Macks Creek, MO – Johnny Martin (
017 LEATHER BOOTS AND MOCCASINS History HSS 1009
018 LADY IN THE AUDIENCE  History HSS 1009
+ unknown traacks for HLPS 1983
 


ALBUMS

Marlew MR-113 Talk About Lonesome: Talk About Lonesome; End Of A Rainbo For Your Love; Feelin’ Free; Toy heart; Sea Of Heartbreak; Hurtin Town; You Wouldn’t Know Love; Fill It Up; You Gave Me A Mountain; Sun Comin’ Up - ca 79
History HLPS-1983 Lay Back Easy Feelin‘: (tracks unknown) – 83

SINGLES
Chart (1967-68)
59-1015 Uncle Sam's Navy / Right On The Edge Of Loneliness – 12-67
59-1035 Boobie-Doo / Kiss Me – 05-68
Raven (1974)
81080 Talk About Lonesome / Toy Heart – 74
Marlew (1979)
MR 115 Feelin' Free / End of a Rainbow for Your Love – ca 79
History (1983)
HSS 1009 Leather Boots And Moccasins / Lady In The Audience – 83


Five Pennies



by Jim Loessberg
SESSIONS
1970s? Pantego Recording Studio, Pantego, TX -  The Five Pennies (Producer: Joe Paul Nichols)
001 RELEASE ME Bollman LP 5013  
002 WESTPHALIA WALTZ -instr.- Bollman LP 5013  
003 WORKING MAN BLUES  -instr.- Bollman LP 5013  
004 HOUSTON SCHOTTISCHE  -instr.- Bollman LP 5013
005 TOO MUCH OF YOU  -instr.- Bollman LP 5013
006 GREEN SLEEVES  -instr.-  Bollman LP 5013  
007 SOMEONE CARES FOR YOU  Bollman LP 5013
008 SAN ANTONIO ROSE  -instr.-  Bollman LP 5013
009 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL  -instr.- Bollman LP 5013
010 SAWED OFF SHOT GUN  -instr.-  Bollman LP 5013
011 BLUE SPANISH EYES  -instr.- Bollman LP 5013
012 COTTON EYED JOE -instr.- Bollman LP 5013

ALBUMS

Bollman International LP-5013 Joe Paul Nichols Presents The Five Pennies:  Release Me;  Westphalia Waltz;  Working Man Blues;  Houston Schottische; Too Much Of You; Green Sleeves;  Someone Cares For You; San Antonio Rose; Orange Blossom Special; Sawed Off Shot Gun; Blue Spanish Eyes; Cotton Eyed Joe