Thursday, January 7, 2016

Martha Carson



Irene Amburgey, *19-03-1921 Neon, KY, +16-12-2004
3rd version
by Praguefrank, Bill Daniels, Rene Pavlik
based on sessionography by Dick Grant and The Late Martha Carson and Walt Trott with acknowledgements to Lana Holmes-Kolb, Bryan Chalker, Adam Komorowski, Colin Escott, Martin Hawkins, Al Turner, Michel Ruppli, Richard Weize, Kenny and Jean Woodruff, John Morris, Norbert Lindner
SESSIONS

Late 1946 poss. Radio Station WGST, Atlanta, GA – James And Martha, *aka James and Martha, Barn Dance Sweethearts (James Williams Roberts “Carson [vcl/mandolin], Martha “Carson” Roberts [vcl/rh gt]. Producer: Delbert “Deb” Dyer)
J01 1118A/1118.AR.1X* ARI’M GONNA LET IT SHINE* White Church 1118/BACM CD D-161 Anthology of Contry Music ACM-2
J02 1118B/1118.BR.1X* BUDDED ON EARTH TO BLOOM IN HEAVEN* White Church 1118/BACM CD D-161 ACM-2
J03 1119A/1119.AR* WHEN HE HEARD MY PLEA* White Church 1119/ACM-18 BACM CD D-161
J04 1119B/1119.BR.1X* HE WILL SET YOUR FIELDS ON FIRE* White Church 1119
J05 1120A THE SWEETEST GIFT, A MOTHER’S SMILE White Church 1120/ACM-18 BACM CD D 161
J06 1120B MAN OF GALILEE White Church 1120/BACM CD D-161
J07 1189A I AIN’T GOT TIME White Church 1189/BACM CD D-161
J08 1189B THERE’S AN OPEN DOOR WAITING FOR ME White Church 1189/ACM-18 BACM CD D-161
J09 CITY ON THE HILL White Church unissued/ACM-18 BACM CD D-161
*on wax
ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ACM-2 EARLY COUNTRY HARMONY 1940’s
31 March 1949 [no. 1200] Emory Hotel, Atlanta, GA – James And Martha Carson (James Robertson [vcl/mandolin], Martha [vcl/rh gt]. Producer: Walter David “Dee” Kilpatrick)
J10 4025-3 BUDDED ON EARTH TO BLOOM IN HEAVEN Capitol Americana 57-40175/ACM-18
J11 4026-2 I AIN’T GOT TIME Capitol Americana 57-40158/ACM-18
31 March 1949 [no. 1201] Emory Hotel, Atlanta, GA – James And Martha Carson (James Robertson [vcl/mandolin], Martha [vcl/rh gt]. Producer: Walter David “Dee” Kilpatrick)
J12 4027-3 WHEN GOD DIPS HIS PEN OF LOVE IN MY HEART Capitol Americana 57-40158/ACM-18 BACM CD D-161
J13 4028-1 DON’T SELL HIM ANYMORE DRINK Capitol Amercicana 57-40175/ ACM-18 BACM CD D-161
J14 4029-2 LIVING IN THE PROMISED LAND Capitol Americana 57-40216/ACM-18 CD D-161
J15 4030-3 I’LL SHOUT AND SHINE Capitol Americana 57-40216/ACM-18 BACM CD D-204
17 August 1949 [no. 1424] Radio Station WGST, Atlanta, GA – James And Martha Carson (James Robertson [vcl/mandolin], Martha [vcl/rh gt]. Producer: Walter David “Dee” Kilpatrick)
J16 4785-1 SALVATION HAS BEEN BROUGHT DOWN Capitol F1791/ACM-18 BACM CD D-161
J17 4786-1 I AIN’T GONNA LET SATAN TURN ME ‘ROUN’ unissued
J18 4787-2 THE OLD COUNTRY CHURCH unissued
J19 4788-2 THERE’S A LITTLE BOX OF PINE ON THE 7:29 unissued
The above recording session may have taken place on Monday 22nd August 1949.
17 August 1949 [no. 1425] Radio Station WGST, Atlanta, GA – James And Martha Carson (James Robertson [vcl/mandolin], Martha [vcl/rh gt] + The Carroll Family: Ronnie Carroll [high tnr-1 [bass/grd vcls]. Producer: Dee Kilkpatrick) [overdubbed handclapping-2])
J20 4789-3 LOOKING FOR A CITY -1-2 Capitol 57-40237 F1457/ACM-18 BACM CD D-204
J21 4790-1 KING JESUS SPOKE TO ME Capitol 57-40237 F1457/ACM-18 CD D-204
J22 4791-3 WHEN MOTHER READ THE BIBLE unissued
J23 4792-3 WHERE COULD I GO? unissued
The above recording session may have taken place on Monday 22nd August 1949.
4 December 1949 [no. 1565] Radio Station WGST, Atlanta, GA – James And Martha Carson and The Johnson Gospel Singers (James Robertson [vcl/mandolin], Martha [vcl/rh gt] + The Johnson Gospel Singers. Producer: Dee Kilkpatrick)
J24 5281-6 WHEN I REACH THAT CITY Capitol F954
J25 5286-7 HEAVEN’S JUBILEE Capitol F1110/ACM-18
J26 5287-2/3? FILLED WITH GLORY DIVINE F1110/ACM-18 BACM CD D-204
J27 5288-2 CROSSING OVER JORDAN Capitol F954/ACM-18 BACM CD D-161
18 June 1950 [no. 1737] Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – James And Martha Carson (James Robertson [vcl/mandolin], Martha Carson [vcl/rh gt]. Producer: Dee Kilkpatrick
J28 5966-5 I FEEL LIKE SHOUTING unissued
J29 5967-4 I’LL FLY AWAY Capitol F1415/ACM-18 BACM CD D-161
J30 5968-2 GOTTA A LITTLE LIGHT Capitol F1791/BACM CD D-161
J31 5969-1 WE WILL RISE AND SHINE (JACOB’S LADDER) Capitol F1415/ACM-18 BACM CD D-161
J32 5970-2 MAN OF GALILEE Capitol F1129/ACM-18
J33 5971-4 HE WILL SET YOUR FIELDS ON FIRE F1129 F2180/ACM-18
23 October 1950 [no. 1860] Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – James And Martha Carson (James Robertson [vcl/mandolin], Martha Carson [vcl/rh gt]. Producer: Dee Kilkpatrick
J34 6648-2 SHINING CITY Capitol F1530/BACM CD D-161
J35 6649-2 (I’M GONNA) SING, SING, SING F1530/CD D-161
J36 6650 I AIN’T GONNA SIN NO MORE Capitol F1380
J37 6651 LAY YOUR BURDENS AT HIS FEET F1380
Late September 1951 Champs Studio, Johnson City, TN – Martha Carson, * andamp; Bill Carlisle (Irene Ethel “Martha Carson” Ambergey [vcl-3/rh gt], Bill Carlisle [vcl-4/rh gt] + unknown musicians. Producer: James “Jim” Stanton)
001 100-A I WANT TO REST -3 Rich-R’-Tone 1031
002 100-B LOOKIN’ THIS WAY* -3-4 10315 November 1951 [no. 2359] Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Martha Carson (Bill Carlisle [hmny vcl/rh gt], Chet Atkins [ld gt], Opal Jean “Mattie O’Neil” Holmes [hmny vcl/bjo], Ernie Newton [bass], Marvin Hammond Hughes [pno]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
003 9208 SATISFIED Capitol F1900 EAP-1-449 EAP-2-1113 EAP-1-1507/ST 1113 T 1507 Smithsonian P-8156408 Indigo IGOTCD-2559 CD D 204
004 9209 HIDE ME ROCK OF AGES F1900/T-1607 BACM CD D 204
005 9210 OLD BLIND BARNABAS F2077/T-1507 CD D 161
006 9211 CRYIN' HOLY UNTO THE LORD F2252 EPA1-449/T-1607 CD D 204
CAPITOL T-1113 CHURCH IN WILDWOOD (1959)
CAPITOL EAP 2-1113 CHURCH IN WILDWOOD, Part.2.” released 1959.
SMITHSONIAN P-8156408 SMITHSONIAN COLLECTION OF CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSIC; INDIGO IGOTCD-2559 THE ROAD TO NASHVILLE - A HISTORY OF COUNTRY MUSIC 1926-1953 (UK, 2004)
6 November 1951 [no. 2360] Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Martha Carson and The Gospel Singers (Bill Carlisle [hmny vcl/rh gt], Chet Atkins [ld gt], Opal Jean “Mattie O’Neil” Holmes [hmny vcl/bjo], Ernie Newton [bass], Marvin Hammond Hughes [pno]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
007 9212 FEAR NOT F2252/T-1607 CD D 204
008 9213 I WANNA REST F2077 EAP-1-449/T-1607 CD D 161
009 9214 (IF YOU EVER NEEDED THE LORD BEFORE) YOU SURE DO NEED HIM NOW F1982 EAP-1-1507/T-1507
010 9215 WEIGHED IN THE BALANCE (AND FOUND WANTING) F1982/T-1507
Matrix No. 9214 shown on CAPITOL T/ST-1507 as “YOU SHO’ DO NEED HIM NOW”.
20 November 1951 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Mattie O‘ Neil and Salty Holmes/Mattie, Marthie And Minnie* (Opal Jean Holmes [vcl/banjo/fiddle], Salty Holmes [harmonica-4], Martha ‘Marthie’ Carson [hmny vcl-5/2nd ld vcl -6/rh gt], Bertha “Minnie” Woodruff [hmny vcl-5/vcl-7/ld vcl-8/fiddle], Gerald Lester “Jerry” Byrd [steel], Thomas Lee “Tommy” Jackson Jr. [fiddle])
011 K-3305-3 YOU CAN DISH IT OUT (BUT YOU CAN’T TAKE IT IN) -2-3-6-7 King unissued/ Magnet MRCD-004
012 K-3307-1 TENNESSEE MEMORIES -2-3-6-7 King 45-1052
013 K-3308-3 YOU CAN’T LIVE WITH ‘EM (AND YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT ‘EM) -2-3-6-7 45-1052/Audio lab AL-1519 Library of Congress LBC-07, Magnet MRCD-004 Proper PROPERBOX 103
19 May 1952 [no. 2640] Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave., North, Nashville, TN – Martha Carson and The Gospel Singers (Martha Carson [vcl/rh gt], Opal Jean Holmes [hmny vcl/banjo], Chet Atkins [el ld gt], ? [steel], ? [bass], Tommy Jackson Jr. [fiddle], Bertha Woodruff , Salty Holmes [hmny vcl]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
014 10115 BEYOND THE SHADOW Capitol F2145/T-1507 BACM CD D 204
015 10116 I’M GONNA WALK AND TALK WITH MY LORD Capitol F2145 EAP1-449/ST 1607 BACM CD D 204
016 10117 HE KEEPS HIS PROMISE Capitol T-1507
017 10118 JESUS IS A ROCK T-1507
9 October 1952 [no. 2794] Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave., North, Nashville, TN – Martha Carson,* and The Gospel Singers (Martha Carson [vcl/rh gt], Opal Jean Holmes [hmny vcl/banjo], Chet Atkins [el ld gt], ? [steel], ? [bass], Bertha Woodruff. Producer: Ken Nelson)
018 10756 I FEEL IT IN MY SOUL Capitol F2477/T-1507
019 10757 INSPIRATION FROM ABOVE Capitol F2342/T-1507
020 10758 ASK, AND YE SHALL RECEIVE* Capitol F2477/T-1507
021 10759 THERE’S A HIGHER POWER [THERE’S A RICHER POWER**] Capitol F2342/T-1607** BACM CD D D204
17 September 1953 [no. 3131] Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave., North, Nashville, TN – Martha Carson,* and The Gospel Singers (Martha Carson [vcl/rh gt], Opal Jean Holmes [hmny vcl/banjo], Chet Atkins [el ld gt], ? [steel], ? [bass], Bertha Woodruff [hmny vcl/fiddle}. Producer: Ken Nelson)
022 11780-2  I’VE GOT A BETTER PLACE TO GO Capitol F2634/ST-1607 BACM CD D 204
023 11781 BYE AND BYE* Capitol F2740/ST-1607 Cactus CAPCD-2
024 11782 LAZARUS [DIP YOUR FINGERS IN SOME WATER (on T 1507)] * F2740/T 1507
025 11783 SINGIN’ ON THE OTHER SIDE Capitol F2634/ST-1607 BACM CD D 204
CACTUS CAPCD-2 CAPITOL HILLBILLY, Vol.2 (2009)
27 April 1954 [no. 3418] Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave., North, Nashville, TN – Martha Carson (Producer: Ken Nelson)
026 12618 HE’LL PART THE WATER Capitol F2825/ST-1607
027 12619 IT’S ALRIGHT (IF YOU’VE DONE YOUR BEST) rejected/destroyed
028 12620 I BOWED DOWN Capitol F2825/ST-1607 BACM CD D-161
29 September 1954 [no. 3589] Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave., North, Nashville, TN – Martha Carson (Producer: Ken Nelson)
029 13039 PEACE ON EARTH (AT CHRISTMAS TIME) Capitol F2969/BACM CD D-204
030 13040 CHRISTMAS TIME IS HERE F2969/BACM CD D-204
031 13041 IT’S ALRIGHT (IF YOU’VE DONE YOUR BEST) Capitol F3045/ST-1607 BACM CD D-204
032 13042 COUNTING MY BLESSINGS Capitol F3045/T-1507
21 February 1955 RCA Victor Studio, 1016 North Sycamore St., Hollywood, CA – Martha Carson and Stuart Hamblen
033 F2-WB-2025 LORD I CAN’T COME NOW RCA Victor 20/47-6250
034 F2-WB-2026 I’VE GOT SO MANY MILLION YEARS 20/47-6250
ca August 1955 RCA Victor Studio, Webster Hall, 125E 11th St.,Manhattan, New York City – Martha Carson (Martha Carson [vcl], Charles R. Grean [leader], George Barnes [ld gt], Edwar “Eddie” Thomas [rh gt], Trigger Alpert [bass], Phil Kraus [drums], Marty Gold [piano/organ]. Producer: Stephen Henry “Steve” Sholes)
036 F2-WB-6273 LAUGH A LITTLE MORE RCA Victor 20/47-6293
8 September 1955 [20:00-23:00] RCA Victor Studio, Webster Hall, 125E 11th St.,Manhattan, New York City – Martha Carson (Martha Carson [vcl], Charles R. Grean [leader], George Barnes [ld gt], Edwar “Eddie” Thomas [rh gt], Trigger Alpert [bass], Phil Kraus [drums], Marty Gold [piano/organ]. Producer: Stephen Henry “Steve” Sholes)
035 F2-WB-6900 THIS OLE HOUSE RCA Victor EPA-674/LPM-1145 Bear Family BFX-15215
037 F2-WB-6902? MY JOURNEY TO THE SKY RCA Victor EPB-1145 547-0717/LPM-1145
038 F2-WB-6903 LET THE LIGHT SHINE ON ME RCA Victor 20/47-6293
? master numbers need to check
9 September 1955 [13:30-16:30] RCA Victor Studio, Webster Hall, 125E 11th St.,Manhattan, New York City – Martha Carson (Martha Carson [vcl], Charles R. Grean [leader], George Barnes [ld gt], Al Chernet [rh gt], Kenneth “Kenny” O’Brien [bass], Phil Kraus [drums], Marty Gold [piano/organ] + vocal chorus. Producer: Stephen Henry “Steve” Sholes)
039 F2-WB-6905 LET’S TALK ABOUT THAT OLD TIME RELIGION RCA Victor EPB-1145 547-0718/LPM-1145 BFX-15215
040 F2-WB-6906? CHUGGIN’ HOME (TURNIN’ IN THIS OLD JALOPY) RCA Victor EPB-1145 547-0718/LPM-1145
041 F2-WB-6907? THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO EPA-674/LPM-1145
042 F2-WB-6908? A SATISFIED MIND EPB-1145 547-0718/LPM-1145 RCA Camden CAS-906e CAS-2403
? master numbers need to check
RCA CAMDEN CAS-2403 COUNTRY GIRLS (1970)
September 1955 [prob. two sessions] RCA Victor Studio, Webster Hall, 125E 11th St., Manhattan, New York City – Martha Carson (Martha Carson [vcl], Charles R. Grean [leader], musicians similar as above. Producer: Stephen Henry “Steve” Sholes)
043 F2-WB-6909 I WANT TO REST A LITTLE WHILE RCA Victor 20/47-6413/ LPM-1145
044 GLORY HALLELUJAH LPM-1145
045 GO ON BY EPB-1145 547-0718/LPM-1145
046 GIVE UP EPB-1145 547-0717/LPM-1145
047 F2-WB-6913 ALL THESE THINGS unissued
048 F2-WB-6914 FAITH IN THE SKY RCA Victor 20/47-6603
049 F2-WB-6915 DAVID AND GOLIATH RCA Victor 20/47-6413
050 I’M A PILGRIM EPB-1145 547-0717/LPM-1145 CAS-906e
051 HE’LL UNDERSTAND AND SAY “WELL DONE” EPB-1145 547-0717/LPM-1145 CAL-906e CAS-2136
051a JUST FOUND GOD EPA-674
RCA CAMDEN CAL/CAS-2136 COUNTRY STARS SING SACRED SONGS (1967)
23 March 1956 [13:30-16:30] RCA Victor Studio, Webster Hall, 125E 11th St., Manhattan, New York City – Martha Carson (Martha Carson [vcl], George Barnes [ld gt], Frank Carroll [bass], Phil Kraus [drums], Robert “Bob” Davie [piano], William “Billy” Butterfield [trumpet], Robert “Bob” Cutshall [trombone], Ernest “Ernie” Caceres [sax] + vocal chorus).
052 F2-WB-6913-6 ALL THESE THINGS RCA Victor 20/47-6603/RCA Camden CAS-906e
053 G2-WB-3053-8 MUSIC DRIVES ME CRAZY (ESPECIALLY ROCK ‘N’ ROLL) RCA Victor 20/47-6510/BFX-15215 BACM CD D-204
054 G2-WB-3054-11 DIXIELAND ROLL RCA Victor 20/47-6510/BFX-15215 BACM CD D-204
19 October 1956 [11:00-14:00] RCA Victor Studio 2, New York City – Martha Carson (Martha Carson [vcl], George Barnes [ld gt], Al Chernet [rh gt], Charles R. Grean [bass], Bunny Shawk [drums], Bob Davie [piano] + vocal chorus)
055 G2-WB-7889 GET THAT GOLDEN KEY RCA Victor 20/47-6724/CAS-906e BACM CD D-204
056 G2-WB-7890 HE WAS THERE RCA Victor 20/47-6724/BACM CD D-204
28 February 1957 [19:00-22:30] RCA Victor Studio, Webster Hall, 125E 11th St., Manhattan, New York City – Martha Carson (Martha Carson [vcl], Joe Reisman [leader], Sebastian Mure [gt], William “Billy” Bauer [gt], Bob Haggett [bass], Bob Rosengarden [drums], Irving Joseph [piano], Bernie Glow [trumpet], Carl Severinsen [trumpet], Joe Ferrante [trumpet], Louis Mucci [trumpet], Urbie Green [trombone], Joe Bennett [trombone], Thomas Mitchell [trombone] + Eugene Lowell, Edward Lindstrom, Joe Pryor, Jerry Duane, Reggie Powers, Rae Whitney, Francine Carroll, Barbara Nelson [vocal chorus])
057 H2-WB-2040-6 LET THE LIGHT SHINE ON ME RCA Victor 20/47-6861 DJ-93/BFX-15215
058 H2-WB-2041 unknown title
059 H2-WB-2042-7 SATISFIED RCA Victor 20/47-6861 DJ-93/CAS-906e LPM-6015, BFX-15215
RCA VICTOR LPM-6015 STARS OF THE GRAND OLE OPRY (ca 1968)
23 May 1957 [19:00-22:30] RCA Victor Studio, Webster Hall, 125E 11th St., Manhattan, New York City – Martha Carson (Martha Carson [vcl], Joe Reisman [leader], Sebastian Mure [gt], Tony Mottola [gt], Thomas Kay [gt], Howard O’Connor/Wendall Marshall [bass], James Crawford/Phil Kraus [drums], Hank Jones [piano])
060 H2-WB-4262-8 O.K, A-MEN RCA unissued/Bear Family BFX-15215
061 H2-WB-4263-13 NOW STOP RCA Victor 20/47-6948/BFX-15215 Country Music Foundation CMF-014-L CMF-014-D Bear Family BCD-15622 Blend CD-3 BACM CD D-204
062 H2-WB-4264-5 JUST WHISTLE OR CALL RCA Victor 20/47-6948/BFX-15215 BACM CD D-204
9 December 1957 [22:00-01:00] RCA Victor Studio, Webster Hall, 125E 11th St., Manhattan, New York City – Martha Carson (Martha Carson [vcl], Neal Hefti [leader], George Barnes [ld gt], Howard Collins [rh gt], Pat Merola [bass], Bill Cusack [percussion], Don Lamond [drums], Lou Stein [piano] + Eugene Lowell, Michael Stewart, Edwin Lindstroem, James Leyden, Jerry Duane, Eugene Steck, Steve Steck, Ray Charles, Allan Sokoloff [vocal chorus])
063 H2-WB-8259 WHO BUILT THE ARK LPM-1490
064 H2-WB-8260-3 GET ON BOARD LITTLE CHILDREN RCA Victor LPM-1490 CAS-906e/Bear Family BFX-15215
065 H2-WB-8261 SAINTS AND CHARIOT RCA Victor LPM-1490/BFX-15215
066 H2-WB-8262 GET ON THE HEAVENLY ROAD LPM-1490
11 December 1957 [22:00-01:00] RCA Victor Studio, Webster Hall, 125E 11th St., Manhattan, New York City – Martha Carson (Martha Carson [vcl], Neil Hefti [leader], George Barnes [ld gt], Howard Collins [rh gt], Milton Hilton [bass], Don Lamond [drums], Bill Cusack [percussion], Lou Stein [piano] + Eugene Lowell, Michael Stewart, Edwin Lindstroem, James Leyden, Jerry Duane, Eugene Steck, Steve Steck, Allan Sokoloff, Lois Winter, Gretchen Rhoads, Elsie Bretton, Rosemary June [vocal chorus])
067 H2-WB-8363 GONNA SHOUT ALL OVER GOD’S HEAVEN LPM-1490
068 H2-WB-8364 I CAN’T STAND UP ALONE RCA Victor LPM-1490
069 H2-WB-8365-6/7 ROCK-A MY SOUL LPM-1490 CAS-906e BFX-15215
070 H2-WB-8366-5 I’M GONNA WALK AND TALK WITH MY LORD LPM-1490 BFX-15215 BACM CD D-204
13 December 1957 [22:00-03:00] RCA Victor Studio A, New York City – Martha Carson (Martha Carson [vcl], Neil Hefti [leader], George Barnes [gt], Howard Collins [rh gt], Milton Hinton [bass], Don Lamond [drums], Bill Cussack [percussion], Lou Stein [piano] + Eugene Lowell, Michael Stewart, Edwin Lindstroem, James Leyden, Jerry Duane, Eugene Steck, Steve Steck, Allan Sokoloff, Lois Winter, Gretchen Rhoads, Elsie Bretton, Nancy Price, Lillian Clark, Joydece DeYoung vocal chorus)
071 H2-WB-8394 AC-CENT-TCHU-ATE THE POSITIVE LPM-1490
072 H2-WB-8395 AMEN LPM-1490
073 H2-WB-8396-4 BE NOT DISENCOURAGED LPM-1490 BFX-15215
074 H2-WB-8397 SHADRACK LPM-1490
October 1958 Bradley Film and Recording Studiom, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Martha Carson (Producer: Archie Bleyer, Owen Bradley)
075 JO-7W-0919/HB-397 THAT AIN'T RIGHT Cadence 1356 Apex 9-76382
076 JO-7W-0920/HB-398 LIGHT OF LOVE Cadence 1356 Apex 9-76382
26 March 1959 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Martha Carson (Martha Carson [vcl], unknown musicians + The Jordanaires. Producer: Owen Bradley)
076a unknown title unissued
077 unknown title unissued
26 March 1959 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Martha Carson (Martha Carson [vcl] + unknown musicians + The Jordanaires)
details unknown
30 May 1960 [no 9480] Hollywood, CA - Martha Carson (Producer: Ken Nelson)
078 33928-5 HIGH ON THE HILL Capitol 4437
079 33929-11 EVERYTHING'S ALRIGHT 4437
24 October 1961 Hollywood, CA – Martha Carson (Producer: Wink Martindale)
080 MB-16165? CAN’T YOU LOVE ME Dot unissued
081 MB-16166 RIGHT NOW, RIGHT NOW Dot 45-16286
082 MB-16167? HE IS THE SHEPHERD OF MY SOUL Dot unissued
083 MB-16168 EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR THE BEST 45-16286
Matrix MB-16165/7 may have been reversed
August 1963 RCA Studio B, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN – Martha Carson (Martha Carson [vcl/recitation-], Thomas Grady Martin [ld gt], Harold Ray Bradley [rh gt], Bob Moore [bass], Hargus “Pig” Robbins [piano] + Charles “Chuck” Glaser, James William “Jim” Glaser, Thomas Paul “Tompall” Glaser, Ray Walker, Mildred “Millie” Kirkham, Winnie Breast, Priscilla Hubbard [vocal chorus. Arranger: Cliff Parman. Producer: Russell Sims)
084 ZTSB-83344 IT TAKES A LOT OF LIVIN’ (TO LEARN HOW TO LIVE) Sims 45-144/LP-109 MC No.#
085 GREAT BIG MOUNTAIN (MOVE THAT MOUNTAIN FOR ME) LP-109 MC No.#
086 GOOD GOOD FEELIN’ LP-109 MC No.#
087 SOMEBODY TOLD ME LP-109 MC No.#
088 JUST AROUND THE BEND LP-109 MC No.#
089 I’VE GOT A FRIEND [aka I HAVE A FRIEND*] LP-109 Rural Rhythm RRC-167* MC No.#
090 ZTSB-83345 EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY Sims 45-144/LP-109Rural Rhythm RRC-167 MC No.#
091 THAT’S LIFE -1 Sims LP-109 MC No.#
092 JOY, JOY JOY (IN MY FATHER’S HOUSE) LP-109 Rural Rhythm RRC-167 MC No.#
093 BELLS OF THE CHAPEL LP-109 MC No.#
094 WALKIN’ OUT IN THE GARDEN LP-109 No.#
095 REAL LIFE -1 LP-109 MC- No.#
I’VE GOT A FRIEND,EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY,andJOY, JOY, JOY leased to RURAL RHYTHM Records.
MC Records = MARTHA CARSON Records.
The masters from the above sessions reverted to the late MARTHA CARSON.
1964 Nugget Recording Studio, Goodlettsville, TN – Martha Carson (Martha Carson [vcl], Smiley Wilson [hmny vcl/?], Kitty Wilson [hmny vcl/?] + unknown musicians + The Rangers)
096 THIS OLD HOUSE Scripture S 111
097 SWING LO, SWEET CHARIOT Scripture S 111
098 LONESOME VALLEY Scripture S 111
099 WE'LL UNDERSTAND IT BETTER Scripture S 111
100 EZEKIEL SAW THE WHEEL Scripture S 111
101 CRYING HOLY TO THE LORD Scripture S 111
102 DO LORD Scripture S 111
103 HE'LL UNDERSTAND AND SAY WELL DONE Scripture S 111
104 THAT LONESOME ROAD Scripture S 111
105 JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE Scripture S 111
106 SHOUT AND SHINE Scripture S 111
107 I'LL FLY AWAY Scripture S 111
All the above recordings were recorded in one 3 hour session at unknown date
1960s Nashville, TN – Martha Carson
108 HE’LL BE JUST THE SAME Mission MRTMC-141
109 HE CARED THAT MUCH FOR ME MRTMC-141
110 I’LL HAVE A NEW LIFE MRTMC-141
111 THE NEXT STEP MRTMC-141
112 OH HOW LONELY MRTMC-141
113 I’M GONNA LEAVE HERE SHOUTIN’ Mission MRTMC-141
114 NO GREATER PRICE MRTMC-141
115 THE FOURTH MAN MRTMC-141
116 REUNION IN HEAVEN MRTMC-141
117 HE TURNED THE WATER INTO WINE MRTMC-141
1977 Nashville, TN – Martha Carson
118 SATISFIED Gusto-Starday SD-997, Hollywood HT-231 DeLuxe DLX-7820 TeeVee TV-0711-2 TV7-0762-2 King KG-0357-2 FED-CD-6557
119 OLD BLIND BARNABAS SD-997 Hollywood HT-231 FED-CD-6557
120 GOD’S UNCHANGING HAND SD-997 HT-231 FED-CD-6557
121 DIP YOUR FINGERS IN SOME WATER SD-997 Hollywood HT-231
122 I’M GONNA WALK AND TALK WITH MY LORD SD-997 HT-231Gusto GT-2028-2 FED-CD-6557
123 JESUS SAID Gusto-Starday SD-997 HT-231 FED-CD-6557
124 ON TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN Gusto-Starday SD-997 Hollywood HT-231 FED-CD-6557
125 THE PATIENCE OF JOB SD-997 HT-231 FED-CD-6557
126 TWO WHITE WINGS SD-997 HT-231 FED-CD-6557
127 SINGING ON THE OTHER SIDE SD-997 HT-231 Gusto GT-2014-2
128 THE VALLEY OF PRAYER Gusto-Starday SD-997 HT-231 FED-CD-6557
129 FAITH SD-997 HT-231 FED-CD-6557
GUSTO GT-2014-2 SINGING ON THE OTHER SIDE-A COLLECTION OF SUPERSTARS; DELUXE DLX-7820 GLORIOUS GOSPEL; GUSTO GT-2028-2 A DOZEN GOSPEL GREATS; TEEVEE TV-0711-2 22 ALL-TIME GOSPEL HITS FEATURING THE 20th CENTURY’S GREATEST ARTISTS; TEEVEE TV7-0762-2 30 RADIO GOSPEL HITS; KING KG-0357-2 GREATEST WOMEN OF COUNTRY MUSIC
May 1997 Lawrence Welk Champagne Studio, Music Row, Nashville, TN – Martha Carson (Martha Carson [vcl], Harold Bradley [rh gt], Thom Bresh [gt], Jack Daniels [gt], Billy Linneman [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Michael Behymer [keyboards], Tony Graham [high tnr vcl] + two female vocalists [bck vcl]. Producer Scott “Scotty Turner” Turnbull)
130 SATISFIED
131 DIP YOUR FINGERS IN THE WATER
132 BELLS OF THE CHAPEL
133 SHOW ME THE WAY
134 I FEEL IT IN MY SOUL
135 HIGHER POWER
136 AMAZING GRACE
137 SWING DOWN, SWEET CHARIOT
138 LET THE LIGHT SHINE ON ME
11 September 1997 Oak Ridge Studio, Hendersonville, TN – Martha Carson (Producer: Greg Hudgins)
138 PEACE ON EARTH (AT CHRISTMAS TIME)
Release info for it. 129/138 unknown
2000s unknown – Karl Hausman (Karl Hausman [vcl/pno], Martha Carson [vcl])
Unknown tracks


ALBUMS
RCA Victor LPM-1145 Journey To The Sky:
My Journey To The Sky; This Ole House; Chuggin' Home (Turnin' In This Old Jalopy); The Bible Tells Me So; A Satisfied Mind; I Just Found God; Glory Hallelujah; Go On By; Give Up; I'm A Pilgrim; He'll Understand And Say "Well Done"; Let's Talk About That Old Time Religion – 55 (MX: F2PP-9182/3)
RCA Victor LPM-1490 Rock-A My Soul: Rock-A My Soul; Amen; Get On Board Little Children; I Can't Stand Up Alone; Shadrack; Who Built The Ark; Be Not Discouraged; Get On The Heavenly Road; I'm Gonna Walk And Talk With My Lord; Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive; Saints And Chariot; Gonna Shout All Over God's Heaven - 58
Capitol T/ST-1507 Satisfied: Satisfied; Jesus Is A Rock; Inspiration From Above; Ask, You Shall Receive; Beyond The Shadow; Dip Your Fingers In Some Water; I Feel It In My Soul; He Keeps His Promise; You Sho' Do Need Him Now; Weighed In The Balance; Counting My Blessings; Old Blind Barnabuss – 11-60 (reissued in UK on Stetson HAT-3109)
Capitol T-1607 A Talk With The Lord: Cryin' Holy Unto The Lord; Hide Me, Rock Of Ages; I Bowed Down; I've Got A Better Place To Go; I Wanna Rest; He'll Part The Waters; I'm Gonna Walk And Talk With My Lord; Fear Not; It's All Right; Bye And Bye; There's A Higher Power; Singin' On The Other Side - 61
Sims LP/SLP-109 Martha Carson: It Takes A Lot Of Livin'; Great Big Mountain; Good Good Feelin'; Somebody Told Me; Just Around The Bend; I've Got A Friend; Everybody Needs Somebody; That's Life; Joy Joy Joy; Bells Of The Chapel; Walkin' In The Garden; Real Life – 01-64 (reissued on MC no # Gospel Truth in 2000, rev. Feb. 22, Feb. 29, June 23)
Scripture SRLP-111 This Ole House (And Other Gospel Favorites): This Old House; Swing Lo, Sweet Chariot; Lonesome Valley; We'll Understand It Better; Ezekiel Saw The Wheel; Crying Holy To The Lord; Do Lord; He'll Understand And Say Well Done; That Lonesome Road; Just A Closer Walk With Thee; Shout And Shine; I'll Fly Away - 64
RCA Camden CAL/CAS-906e Martha Carson Sings: Satisfied; (Get On) The Heavenly Road; He'll Understand And Say "Well Done"; Get That Golden Key; Get On Board Little Children; Rock-A My Soul; I'm A Pilgrim; He Was There; All These Things; A Satisfied Mind – 08-65
Mission MRTMC-141 He'll Be Just The Same: He'll Be Just The Same; He Cared That Much For Me; I'll Have A New Life; The Next Step; Oh How Lonely; I'm Gonna Leave Here Shoutin'; No Greater Price; The Fourth Man; Reunion In Heaven; He Turned The Water Into Wine - 65
Gusto/Starday SD-997 Martha Carson's Greatest Gospel Hits: Satisfied; Old Blind Barnabas; God's Unchanging Hand; Dip Your Fingers In Some Water; I'm Gonna Walk And Talk With My Lord; Jesus Said; On Top Of The Mountain; Patience Of Job; Two White Wings; Singing On The Other Side; Valley Of Prayer; Faith - 77 (reissued on Hollywood HT-231)
ACM ACM-18 Early Gospel Greats: He Will Rise And Shine; I'll Fly Away; Budded On Earth To Bloom In Heaven; Don't Sell Him Any More Drink; When God Dips His Pen Of Love In My Heart; Living In The Promised Land; I'll Shout And Shine; City On The Hill; Heaven's Jubilee; Crossing Over Jordan; Filled With Glory; Looking For A City; King Jesus Spoke To Me; When He Heard My Plea; He Will Set Your Fields On Fire; Man Of Galilee; The Sweetest Gift; I Ain't Got Time; There's An Open Door Waiting For Me; Salvation Has Been Brought Down – 01-85
Federal  FED-CD-6557 Best Of The Best – Gospel Hits: Satisfied; Old Blind Barnabus; God's Unchanging Hands; I'm Gonna Walk And Talk With My Lord; Jesus Said; On Top Of The Mountain; Patience Of Job; Two White Wings; Valley Of Prayer; Faith – 01-90
Bear Family [GER] BFX-15215 Explodes: Music Drives Me Crazy (Take 8); Dixieland Roll (Take 11); Let The Light Shine On Me (Take 6); O.K. Amen; Now Stop; Get On Board Little Children; Saints And Chariot; Let's Talk About That Old Time Religion; Just Whistle Or Call; Rock A My Soul; This Ole House;. I'm Gonna Walk And Talk With The Lord; All These Things; Satisfied; Be Not Discouraged; Get That Golden Key - 08-96
BACM [UK] CD D 161 I’m Gonna Let It Shine: I'm Gonna Sing Sing Sing; Shining City; I Bowed Down; He'll Part The Water; I Wanna Rest; Old Blind Barnabuss; Gotta A Little Light; Salvation Has Been Brought Down; He Will Set Your Fields On Fire; When He Heard My Plea; Budded On Earth To Bloom In Heaven; I'm Gonna Let It Shine; Sweetest Gift A Mother's Smile; Man Of Galilee; I Ain't Got Time; There's An Open Door Waiting For Me; We Will Rise And Shine; I'll Fly Away; Don't Sell Him Anymore Drink; When God Dips His Love In My Heart; Living In The Promised Land; Heaven's Jubilee; City On The Hill; Crossing Over Jordan – 07 w. James Roberts
BACM [UK] CD D 204 I’ll Shout And Shine: All These Things; Bye And Bye; Christmas Time Is Here; Peace On Earth At Christmas Time; He Was There; Get That Golden Key; Cryin' Holy Unto The Lord; Hide Me Rock Of Ages; I've Got A Better Place To Go; Fear Not; It's All Right; There's A Higher Power; Singing On The Other Side; Dixieland Roll; Music Drives Me Crazy; Just Whistle Or Call; Now Stop; Beyond The Shadows; I'm Gonna Walk And Talk With The Lord; Satisfied; King Jesus Spoke To Me; Looking For A City; I'll Shout And Shine; Filled With Glory Divine; Silver In My Mother's Hair (James and Martha) – 07

EPs
Capitol
EAP1-449 Satisfied: Satisfied; Cryin' Holy Unto The Lord / I Want To Rest; I'm Gonna Walk And Talk With My Lord - 55
RCA Victor
EPA-674 This Ole House; Glory Hallelujah; The Bible Tells Me So; Just found God – 55
EPB-1145 „Journey To The Sky“: My Journey To The Sky; I'm A Pilgrim / He'll Understand And Say Well Done; Give Up // A Satisfied Mind; Let's Talk About That Old Time Religion / Go On By; Chuggin' Home (Turnin' In This Old Jalopy) – 55 (reissued on 547-0717/0718)


SINGLES
White Church (1940's) aka James and Martha
1118 I'm Gonna Let It Shine / Budded On Earth To Bloom In Heaven - 46
1119 When He Heard My Plea / He Will Set Your Fields On Fire - 46
1120 The Man Of Galilee / The Sweetest Gift, A Mother's Smile - 46
1189 There's An Open Door Waiting For Me / I Ain't Got Time - 48
Capitol (1949-51)
34-40158 I Ain't Got Time / When God Dips His Pen Of Love In My Heart - 04-49 w. James Robertson
57-40175 Budded On Earth To Bloom In Heaven / Don't Sell Him Another Drink - 06-49 w. James Robertson
57-40216 I'll Shout And Shine / Living In The Promised Land - 08-48 w. James Robertson
57-40237 Looking For A City / Jesus Spoke To Me - 10-48 w. James Robertson
F954 Crossing Our Jordan / When I Reach That City - 04-50 w. James Robertson
F1110 Filled With Glory Devine / Heaven's Jubilee - 06-50 w. James Robertson (rev. June 29)
F1129 He'll Set Your Fields On Fire / Man Of Galilee - 08-50 w. James Robertson (rev. Aug. 12)
F1380 Let Your Burdens / I Ain't Gonna Sin No More - 02-51 w. James Robertson
F1415 I'll Fly Away / He Will Rise And Shine - 03-51 w. James Robertson
F1457 Jesus Spoke To Me / Looking For A City – 04-51 w. James Robertson
F1530 Shining City / Sing, Sing, Sing - 05-51 w. James Robertson (rev. June 2)
F1791 Salvation Has Been Brought Down / Got A Little Light – 17-09-51 w. James Robertson (rev. Sept. 29)
Rich-R-Tone (1951)
1031 I Want To Rest (Martha Carson) / Lookin’ This Way (Martha Carson w. Bill Carlisle) - 52
Capitol (1951-54)
F1900 Satisfied / Hide Me, Rock Of Ages – 10-12-51 (rev. Dec. 22)
F1982 You Sure Do Need Him Now / Weighed In The Ballance – 14-02-52 (adv. Feb. 16)
F2077 I Wanna Rest / Old Blind Barnabus - 05-52 (rev. May 10)
F2145 I'm Gonna Walk And Talk With My Lord / Beyond The Shadow - 07-52 (rev. July 5)
F2180 When God Dips His Pen Of Love / He Will Set Your Fields On Fire – 08-52 w. James Robertson
F2252 Cryin' Holy Unto The Lord / Fear Not - 10-52 (rev. Oct. 25)
F2342 There's A Higher Power / Inspiration From Above - 01-53
F2477 I Feel It In My Soul / Ask And You Shall Receive - 05-53
F2634 Singin' On The Other Side / I've Got A Better Place To Go – 26-10-53
F2740 Lazarus / Bye And Bye - 02-54
F2825 I Bowed Down / He'll Part The Waters - 06-54 (rev. June 5)
F2969 Christmas Time Is Here / Peace On Earth - 09-54 (rev. Sept. 27)
F3045 Counting My Blessings / It's Alright - 12-54
RCA Victor (1955-57)
20/47-6250 I've Got So Many Millions Years / Lord, I Can't Come Now – 29-08-55 w. Stuart Hamblen
20/47-6293 Laugh A Little More / Let The Light Shine On Me – 06-10-55 (rev. Nov. 12)
20/47-6413 David And Goliath / I Want To Rest A Little While - 01-56 (rev. Jan. 28)
20/47-6510 Music Drives Me Crazy / Dixieland Roll – 05-56 (rev. May 12)
20/47-6603 All These Things / Faith Is In The Sky - 07-56
20/47-6724 Get That Golden Key / He Was There - 10-56
20/47-6861/DJ-93* Satisfied / Let The Light Shine On Me - 03-57 (*promo)
20/47-6948 Now Stop / Just Whistle Or Call - 06-57 (rev. June 17)
Cadence (1958)
1356 Light Of Love / That Ain't Right - 11-58 (Canadian issue on Apex 9-76382)
Capitol (1960)
4437 High On The Hill / Everything's Alright – 12-08-60 (rev. Sept. 19)
Dot (1961)
45-16286 Right Now, Right Now / Things Happen For The Best - 11-61 (rev. Nov. 20)
Sims (1963)
144 Everybody Needs Somebody / It Takes A Lot Of Livin' - 09-63

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