Thursday, May 14, 2015

Clay Allen



2nd version

by Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS



4 April 1951 Jim Beck Studio, 1101 Ross Ave., Dallas, TX - Clay Allen and His Cimarron Playboys (Producer: Paul Cohen)
001 80900/DA 11006 I CAN'T KEEP SMILING Decca 9-46324
002 80901/DA 11007 EVALINA 9-46324
31 July 1951 Jim Beck Studio, 1101 Ross Ave., Dallas, TX  - Clay Allen
003 81339 IF I LOVE A THOUSAND YEARS 9-46360
004 81340  A LITTLE BIT OF HEAVEN  9-46360
1953 prob. Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
005 HOW MANY HEARTS HAVE YOU BROKEN TNT 102
006 LETTER'S UNCLAIMED TNT 102
Ca Summer 1959 unknown – The Country Dudes (Leon Rhodes [gt-1], Clay Allan [vcl-2])
Azalea
C01 45-D-121 HAVE A BALL -2 Azalea 121{122
C02 45-D-122  BUMBLEBEE -1 Azalea 121{122
ca September 1960 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
007 YOU'VE GOT THE CLEANEST MIND (IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD) Longhorn LH 506
008 I CAN'T STOP THE BLUES FROM MOVING IN LH 506
ca January 1961 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
009 6015 WHAT ARE WE GONNA NAME OUR BABY LH 510
010 6016 LONG, LONG TRAILER LH 510
Summer 1961 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
011 6025 DOUBTFULNESS LH 515
012 6026 TAKKITI TAKKI TU LH 515
013 6027 THIS TIME IT'S REALLY GOODBYE LH 516
014 6028 BROKEN HOME LH 516
ca Janury 1962 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
015 THE PASSWORD TO YOUR HEART LH 522
016 IT DOESN'T SURPRISE ME LH 522
017 6041 JUST A STONE'S THROW AWAY LH 523
018 6042 CRAZY, CRAZY WORLD LH 523
1963 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
019 B.M. LOVES B.J. LH 528
020 OLD LOVE AND NEW TEARS LH 528
1963 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
021 CLASSIFIED LH 533
022 I'M GONNA LOCK THE DOOR LH 533
1963 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
023 SoN 1631 LIES LH 541
024 SoN 1632 HOW LONG WILL YOU WIN (BEFORE YOPU LOSE) LH 541
1964 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
025 SoN 9101 I'M CHANGING THE NUMBERS ON MY TELEPHONE LH 547
026 SoN 9102 ONE TOO MANY LH 547
1965 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
027 TWO-FORTY-FIVE LH 557
028 THE ONLY THING I CAN COUNT ON (IS MY FINGERS) LH 557
1966 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen /*as Clay "Pigeon" Allen
029 SoN 32981 IS THAT TOO MUCH (TO BE ASKING OF YOU)  LH 572
030 SoN 32982 IF I WUZ A PIEGON LH 572
1967 Dallas, TX - Clay Allen
031 PROMISE HER ANYTHING (BUT GIVE HER MONEY) LH 587
032 THE WAY YOU ARE LH 587

SINGLES
Decca (1951)
9-46324 Can't Keep Smiling / Evalina - 06-51 (rev. June 23)
9-46360 A Little Bit Of Heaven / If I Live A Thousand Years - 09-51 (rev. Sept. 22)
TNT (1953)
102 How Many Hearts Have You Broken / Letter's Unclaimed – 53
Azalea (1959)
121/122 Have A Ball (vcl Clay Allan) / Bumblebee (feat. Leon Rhodes) - 09-59 The Country Dudes (rev. Sept. 28)
Longhorn (1960-67)
LH 506 You've Got The Cleanest Mind (In The Whole Wide World) / I Can't Stop The Blues From Moving In – 09-60 (Rev. Sept. 26)
LH 510 Long, Long Trailer / What Are We Gonna Name Our Baby – 02-61 (rev. March 6)
LH 515 Doubtfulness / Takkiti Takki Tu – 08-61 (rev. Aug. 14)
LH 516 Broken Home / This Time It's Really Goodbye – 11-61 (rtev. Nov. 20)
LH 522 The Password (To Your Heart) / It Doesn't Surprise Me At All – 02-62 (rev. March 3)
LH 523 Crazy, Crazy World / Just A Stone's Throw Away - 62
LH 528 B.M. Loves B.J. / Old Love And New Tears - 63
LH 533 Classified / I'm Gonna Lock The Door - 63
LH 541 Lies / How Long Will You Win (Before You Lose) - 63
LH 547 I'm Changing The Numbers On My / Telephone One Too Many – 09-64 (rev. Oct. 3)
LH 557 Two-Forty-Five / The Only Thing I Can Count On (Is My Fingers)- 65
LH 572 Is That Too Much (To Be Asking Of You) / If I Wuz A Pigeon*  - 66 (*as Clay Pigeon Allen)
LH 587 Promise Her Anything (But Give Her Money) / The Way You Are – 67
 

Roger Bellow



*Uptown IL
2nd version

By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
January 1975 Urban Recordings, Bethesdo, MD – Roger Bellow and Drifting Troubadours (Roger Bellows [vcl/gt], Warren Blair [gt/fiddle], Walter Hensley [banjo], Jack Wells [bass], Dave Goldman [fiddle] Producer: Daniel Samuelson, Dick Drevo)
001 FLOP EARED MULE Urban URSSP 1002 Revonah RS-510
002 I'LL JUST PRETEND  Urban URSSP 1002 Revonah RS-510
October 1978 Sound Impressions, Des Plaines, IL – Roger Bellow (Roger Bellows [vcl/gt], Mike Sweeney [banjo], Dan Froman [bass], Dale Potter [fiddle], Judy Golombeck [fiddle]. Producer: Daniel Samuelson, Dick Drevo)
003 USED TO BE  Revonah RS-510
004 A GOOD WOMAN'S LOVE  Revonah RS-510
005 FREIGHT TRAIN BOOGIE  Revonah RS-510
October 1979 Tin Ear Studios, Chicago, IL – Roger Bellow  (Roger Bellows [vcl/gt/mandolin], Mike Sweeney [banjo], Dan Froman [bass], Dale Potter [fiddle], Judy Golombeck [fiddle]. Producer: Daniel Samuelson, Dick Drevo)
006 PRISONER'S SONG  Revonah RS-510
007 MY BABY'S GONE  Revonah RS-510
008 YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A BABY TO CRY Revonah RS-510
January 1980 Tin Ear Studios, Chicago, IL – Roger Bellow  (Roger Bellows [vcl/gt], Mike Sweeney [banjo], Dan Froman [bass], Dale Potter [fiddle], Judy Golombeck [fiddle]. Producer: Daniel Samuelson, Dick Drevo)
009 WHEEL HOSS  Revonah RS-510
010 ROCKY ROAD BLUES  Revonah RS-510
011 RED WING  Revonah RS-510
012 GET IN LINE BROTHER  Revonah RS-510
1988 Master Tracks Recording, Charleston, SC/ Lakeside Media, Chicago, IL – Roger Bellow  and Drifting Troubadours (Roger Bellow [vcl/gt/dobro/ fidle/mandolin/ bass], David Ball [gt],  Bob Sachs/ Beek Webb/ george Pierce [mandolin], Patrick McDougal [banjo], Don Earl [dobro], Dick Daniels/ Danny Gray/ Mo Nelson [bass])
013 I'LL KEEP ON LOVING YOU  Flying Fish FF-504              
014 BLUES STAY AWAY FROM ME  Flying Fish FF-504               
015 FOLLOW THE LEADER  Flying Fish FF-504                    
016 I'M GONNA SLEEP WITH ONE EYE OPEN  Flying Fish FF-504    
017 I LOVE YOU SO MUCH IT HURTS ME  Flying Fish FF-504       
018 SILVER DOLLAR  Flying Fish FF-504                        
019 DON'T LET YOUR DEAL GO DOWN  Flying Fish FF-504          
020 STEALIN' HOME  Flying Fish FF-504                        
021 SINCE MY SWEET LOVE AIN'T AROUND  Flying Fish FF-504     
022 WHISTLING RUFUS  Flying Fish FF-504                      
023 MAY YOU NEVER BE ALONE  Flying Fish FF-504               
024 I DON'T LOVE NOBODY  Flying Fish FF-504                  
1991 Fox Farm, Mount Juliet, TN/Magic Tracks, Nashville, TN/Master Trax Studios, Charleston, SC/Song Cellar, Nashville, TN – Roger Bellow (Melba Montgomery [vcl], Duke Roberts [el gt], David Grier [gt], John Lilley [gt], John Lilly [gt], Bob Sachs [vcl/gt/madolin], Beek Webb [vcl/mandolin], Al Osteen [banjo], Don Helms [steel], Vollie McKenzie [bass], Gordon Terry [fiddle],
025 DID THE MAN IN THE MOON COME FROM TEXAS?  Flying Fish FFCD-573
026 ARE YOU TEASING ME  Flying Fish FFCD-573
027 KIND OF LOVE I CAN'T FORGET  Flying Fish FFCD-573
028 THERE SHE GOES  Flying Fish FFCD-573
029 I'M THE TALK OF THE TOWN  Flying Fish FFCD-573
030 KENTUCKY MEANS PARADISE  Flying Fish FFCD-573
031 OUT OF BUSINESS  Flying Fish FFCD-573
032 I WONDER WHERE YOU ARE TONIGHT  Flying Fish FFCD-573
033 I CAN'T GO ON THIS WAY  Flying Fish FFCD-573
034 BLUES IN MY HEART  Flying Fish FFCD-573
035 WORLD IS WAITING FOR THE SUNISE  Flying Fish FFCD-573
036 KEEP ON THE SUNNY SIDE  Flying Fish FFCD-573


ALBUMS

Revonah RS-510 Get In Line Brother: Flop-Eared Mule; Freight Train Boogie; Get In Line Brother; A Good Woman's Love; I'll Just Pretend; My Baby's Gone; Prisoner's Song; Red Wing; Rocky Road Blues; Used To Be; Wheel Hoss; You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry - 80                              
Flying Fish FF-504 Success Street: I'll Keep On Loving You; Blues Stay Away From Me; Follow The Leader; I'm Gonna Sleep With One Eye Open; I Love You So Much It Hurts Me; Silver Dollar; Don't Let Your Deal Go Down; Stealin' Home; Since My Sweet Love Ain't Around; Whistling Rufus; May You Never Be Alone; I Don't Love Nobody - 88
Flying Fish FFCD-573 On The Road To Prosperity: Did The Man In The Moon Come From Texas?; Are You Teasing Me?; The Kind Of Love I Can't Forget; There She Goes; I'm The Talk Of The Town; Kentucky Means Paradise; Out Of Business; I Wonder Where You Are Tonight; I Can't Go On This Way; Blues In My Heart; The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise; Keep On The Sunnyside – 22-10-91

SINGLES
Urban (1975)                
URSSP-1002 Flop Eared Mule / I'll Just Pretend - 75