Saturday, March 5, 2016

Al Clauser



Henry Alfred Clauser, *23-012-11 Manito, IL, +03-03-1989
4th version
By Tony Russell, Kevin Coffey, Holger Josefsen, Praguefrank, Gram Jones, Steve Hathaway, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS

17 March 1937 poss. Radio Recorders, 932 North Western Ave., Hollywood, CA – Al Clauser and His Oklahoma Outlaws (Al Clauser [vcl/gt], Don Austin [vcl/gt/banjo], Harry “Tex“ Hoepner [vcl/bass], Albert “Slim“ Phillips [fiddle], Larry Brandt [accordion])

001 LA 1278-A  THE WEST, A NEST AND YOU Conqueror 8838  ARC labels 7-05-77
002 LA 1279-B  SUNRISE ON THE GUINEA FARM     MacGergor 984
003 LA 1280-B  I'M GOING BACK TO MY LITTLE MOUNTAIN SHACK  MacGergor 984
004 LA 1281-B  THE DEATH OF JESSE JAMES    ARC labels  7-11-63 MacGergor 986
005 LA 1282-A-B  LITTLE BLACK BRONC   ARC labels 7-08-63 Conqueror 8840  MacGergor 986/Cattle CCD-231
006 LA 1283-A-B  AS WE RIDE DOWN THE PRAIRIE TRAIL   ARC 7-06-72 MacGergor 988
007 LA 1284  LONESOME TRAIL  unissued
008 LA 1285-A-B  TRAIL OF THE MOUNTAIN ROSE    Conqueror 8838  ARC 7-05-77 Mac Gregor 990
009 LA 1286-B  I'M RIDING DOWN THE TRAIL TO ALBUQUERQUE  Conqueror 8839  ARC 7-06-72 Mac Gregor 991
010 LA 1287  WHEN IT'S SPRINGTIME IN THE BLUERIDGE MOUNTAINS  unissued
011 LA 1288-A-B  WHOA, MULE, WHOA    ARC 7-08-63 Conqueror 8840 Mac Gregor 993
012 LA 1289-A-B  ROCKY MOUNTAIN EXPRESS    Conqueror  8839  ARC 7-11-63  Mac Gregor 994
McGregor singles issued as by Dude Martin and  Cowboy Group. Other items on macGregor are actually Dude Martin
Fall 1945 Gulf Recording Studio, Houston, TX – Al Clauser (Al Clauser [ld vcl/gt],  Crawford 'Tex' Grooms [vcl/gt], Denny Cole [steel], 'Curly' Bray [bass],Hal McBride [drums], 'Bud' Roberts [fiddle], poss. 'Tex' Hoepner [accordion or piano (if present), Alvin R. A.T. Kennon [trumpet]. Producer: William Quinn)
013 SOLDIER'S RETURN  Gulf 105/Krazy Kat KKCD 32
014 unknown title Gulf 105
ca late 1945/early 1946 KTUL Radio, Tulsa, OK – Al Clauser (Al Clauser [leader/gt], Patti Page (Clara Ann Fowler) [vcl*],  Crawford 'Tex' Grooms [vcl/gt], Denny Cole [steel], James 'Jim' McCall or  'Curly' Bray [bass], 'Bud' Roberts [fiddle])
015 M-101/A-3311 MY SWEET PAPA  Okla/Skyline M-66 Skyline 209/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
016 M-103/A-3442 NEVER PRETEND*  Okla/Skyline M-67 Skyline 209/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
017 M-104 OSAGE BLUES Skyline M-67
ca late Winter-early Spring 1946 KTUL Radio, Tulsa, OK – Al Clauser (Al Clauser [leader/gt], Bill Wilhite (Shepherd Of The Hills) [vcl],  Denny Cole [steel], James 'Jim' McCall or  'Curly' Bray [bass], ],   Crawford 'Tex' Grooms [fiddle], Ernie Scruggs or Charlie Laughton [clarinet],  Jim McCall [bass], Hal McBride or Carroll Riddle [drums (if present)],  Bob Wortley [piano (if present)]
018 M-106 NEVER LET THOSE DEEP BLUES GET YOU DOWN Okla/Skyline M-68 Krazy Kat KKCD 32
018 DEVIL'S DREAM  Okla/Skyline M-68 /Krazy Kat KKCD 32
1946 KTUL Radio, Tulsa, OK – Al Clauser (Al' Clauser [gt/leader], Carl Luper [vcl-1/gt], Denny Cole [steel], Jim McCall [bass], 'Tex' Grooms [fiddle])
019 M-1001 WAKE UP SUSAN Okla Ma-10/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
020 unknown title Okla Ma-10
1947 KTUL Radio, Tulsa, OK – Al Clauser (Al Clauser [vcl/gt/leader], Carl Luper [vcl/gt], Denny Cole [steel], Phil Smith [vcl/bass], Joel Hedrick [fiddle]
021 AR-1047 IT'S A RUGGED ROAD Arrow 101/Krazy Kat KKCD 32
022 AR 1088 DO YOU REMEMBER -1 Arrow 100
023 AR 2022 WHY WASTE YOUR TEARS ON ME -1  Arrow 100 5007/Krazy Kat KKCD 32
024 unknown title  Arrow 101
late 1947 Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. 7th St., Fort Worth, TX – Al Clauser (Al Clauser [gt/leader], Carl Luper, vcl-1] , Al McDaniel [vcl-3], Kermit Whalin or Jack Gipson [bass], Jimmy Brown [fiddle], Denny Cole [fiddle], Edwin M. 'Eddie' Grady [accordion], band backing vocal-2)
025 SALLY GOODIN' -1-2 Bullet 660/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
026 I'M NOT LAZY, I'M JUST TIRED  - 1 Bullet 660/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
027 MOVE IT OVER ROVER (DOG HOUSE BLUES) Bullet 720
028 MY SWEET MAMA   Bullet 720
029 GREEN APPLES -3 Bullet 739
030 LAST NIGHT   -3 Bullet 739
July 1956 unknown – Al Clauser and His Oklahoma Outlows
031 CLOUDY LOVE H + C 45-576
032 WHO’S FOOLING WHO  H + C 45-576


RADIO TRANSCRIPTIONS

July 1939 [trasnscriptions] poss. Radio Recorders, 932 North Western Ave., Hollywood, CA – Al Clauser and His Oklahoma Outlaws (Al Clauser [vcl/gt], Don Austin [vcl/gt/banjo], Harry “Tex“ Hoepner [vcl/bass], Albert “Slim“ Phillips [fiddle], Lambert Bartak [accordion])

OKLAHOMA STOMP Standard V- 117; Keystone 66 and  477/Krazy Kat KKCD-32
MAGGIE BLUES Standard V- 118; Keystone 146/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
BROKEN FINGERS Standard V- 118; Keystone 66 and  477/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
OLD GAL Standard V-123/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
DANCE OF THE DODO BIRD Standard V- 123; Keystone 66 and  477/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
CROSSBOW Standard V- 124; Keystone 66 and  477/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
April 1941 [radio broadcast] WCKY Radio, Cincinatti, OH – Al Clauser (A.T. Clauser [vcl/gt/leader], Floyd 'Speed' Foreman [ld vcl/gt], Alger 'Curly' Bray [vcl/bass], Harold 'Bud' Roberts [fiddle], 'Tex' Hoepner [accordion])
SADDLE YOUR WORRIES TO THE WIND Krazy Kat KKCD 32
1940s [McGregor transcriptions] Hollywood, CA – Al Clauser
unknown titles – some listed in albums list (Cattle CCD 231)
1947 [transcriptions] KTUL Radio, Tulsa, OK – Al Clauser (Al Clauser [vcl-1/gt/leader], Carl Luper [vcl-2/gt], Denny Cole [steel],  Phillip 'Phil' Smith, [vcl-3/bass], Joel Hedrick [fiddle])
CHEROKEE STOMP  Arrow 5001/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
GOOD MAN GETTIN' A BAD DEAL-3  5004/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
SUNRISE ON A GUINEA FARM 5004/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
DRAGGIN' THE BOW 5005/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
STOMPIN' AT THE RIVERSIDE  5007/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
OSAGE BLUES  5008/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
TEXAS QUICKSTEP 5008/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
DARK EYES 5009/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
FOOLIN' AROUND 5010/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
SOUTH 5011/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
SOME SWEET DAY-2 5012/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
LITTLE CHEROKEE-1 5014/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
CRAW DAD HOLE-3 5015/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
1947 [transcriptions] KTUL Radio, Tulsa, OK – Al Clauser (Al Clauser [gt/leader],  Denny Cole [steel], Jack Gipson [bass], prob. Joel Hedrick [fiddle])
OKLAHOMA STOMP Arrow 5003/ Krazy Kat KKCD 32
Note: Although pressed, the above 5000 series Arrow transcriptions - 80 tracks in all on eight discs - were apparently never issued.


ALBUMS
Cattle Compact [GER] CCD 231 The Golden Age Of Al Clauser And His Oklahoma Outlaws: The Little Black Bronc; Little Brown Jug; When The Sun Goes Down;Lonesome Cowboy Song;Tired Little Wrangler;On A Green Mountainside In Virginia;Headin' For The Open Spaces;Sweet Marie;St. Paul Waltz <Inst.>;Nellie Was A Lady;Where Western Skies Are Smiling;The Glendy Burke;Put My Little Shoes Away;Bill Bailey;Slumber My Darling;Sweet Betsy From Pike;Curtains Of Night;Little Old Sod Shanty On The Claim;Cindy;La Spagnola <Inst.>;I'm Heading For Old New Mexico;Guilty Of Love – ca 02 (most tracks McGregor Transriptions, rcorded in 1940s)
Krazy Kat [UK] KKCD-32 Hot Western Swing 1937-48: Oklahoma Stomp (1939);Windows MediaRealAudio 
Media It's a Rugged Road;Windows MediaRealAudio 
Media Stompin at the Riverside; Sally Goodin; Windows MediaRealAudio 
Media Dance of the Dodo Bird; Windows MediaRealAudio 
Media My Sweet Papa; Windows MediaRealAudio 
Media Dark Eyes; Windows MediaRealAudio 
Media Why Waste Your Tears on Me; Windows MediaRealAudio 
MediaBroken Fingers; Weary Heart and Worried Mind; Draggin' the Bow; Some Sweet Day; Maggie Blues; Craw Dad Song; Osage Blues; My Little Cherokee; I Ain't Lazy I'm Just Tired; Texas Quickstep; Soldier's Return; Crossbow; Never Let Those Deep Blues Get You Down; Cherokee Stomp; Frankie and  Johnnie*; A Good Man Gettin' a Bad Deal; Sunrise on a Guinea Farm; Old Gal; South; Never Pretend; Wake Up Susan; Foolin' Around; Devil's Dream; Saddle Your Worries to the Wind;  Oklahoma Stomp (1947) - 17-08-04 (Gulf Recording Studio, Houston, TX; Hollywood, CA; KTUL Radio, Tulsa, OK; WCKY Radio, Cincinnati, OH (1937-1947) - discs, radio shows and transcription discs,*Dude Martin as by Al Clauser)


SINGLES
ARC labels [Melotone, Perfect, Banner, Oriole, Romeo] (1937)
7-05-77 The West, A Nest And You / Trail Of The Mountain Rose – 05-37   
7-06-72 We Ride Down The Prairie Trail  / I'm Riding Down The Trail To Alabama – 06-37
7-08-63 Little Black Bronc  / Whoa, Mule, Whoa – 08-37
7-11-63 The Death Of Jesse James  / Rocky Mountain Express  - 11-37
Conqueror  (all reissues)
8838 The West, A Nest And You / Trail Of The Mountain Rose  - 05-37
8839  I'm Riding Down The Trail To Albuquerque / Rocky Mountain Express  - 05-37
8840 Whoa, Mule, Whoa / Little Black Bronc  - 05-37 
Gulf (1945)
105 Soldier’s Return / ? - 45
Okla-Skyline  (1945-46)
M-66 My Sweet Papa / ?  – 46
M-67 Never Pretend (vcl Patti Page) / Osage Blues – 04-46 (rev. Apr. 13_
M-68 Never Let Those Deep Blues Get You Down / Devil’s Dream – 46
Okla
MA-10 Wake Up Susan / ? – 46
Arrow (1947)
100 Why Waste Your Tears On Me / Do You Remember -47
101 It’s A Rugged Road / ? - 47
Bullet (1947)
660  Sally Goodin'/I'm Not Lazy, I'm Just Tired – 08-48 (rev. Oct. 16)
720  Move It Over Rover (Dog House Blues) / My Sweet Mama  - 10-50 (rev. Nov. 4)
739 Green Apples / Last Night – 51 (vcl Al McDaniel)

H+C (1956)
576 Cloudy Love / Who's Foolin' Who - 56 (vocal by Colleen Carroll).
 

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