Thursday, May 19, 2016

Jim Stafford



James Wayne "Jim" Stafford, *16-01-1944, Eloise, FL
3rd version

by Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti

SESSIONS


1960s, unknown, FL – Crackerjim Stafford
001 Interviews NRC 746
002 Speech NRC 746  
003 I AIN'T SHARIN KARAN NRC 746
004 I DON'T FOOL AROUND NRC 746
005 TO DURN STUPID NRC 746
006 PRECIOUS TATERS NRC 746
007 I'M A HIPPIE NRC 746
008 THE PERFECT SONG NRC 746
ca. December 1972 Atlanta, GA – Jim Stafford (Producer: Phil Gerhard and Lobo)
011 72L-4566/73L-6062* NINETY FIFTIES BLUES K14496/SE-4947*
012 72L-4567/73L-6063* SWAMP WITCH K14496/SE-4947*
013 72L-4568 YOU’RE JUST A FLOWER unissued
4 August 1973 Atlanta, GA – Jim Stafford (Producer: Phil Gerhard and Lobo)
014 73L-5526/73L-6061* SPIDERS AND SNAKES K14648 Polydor PDG-101/SE-4947* D2-77736
015 73L-5527 UNDECIDED K14648/520 399-2
18 December 1973 Master Sound, Atlanta, GA – Jim Stafford (Jim Stafford [vcl/ac gt/banjo/ harmonica], Richard Bennett [gt], Emory Gordon [bass], Dennis St. John [drums], Alan Estes [conga],  Alan Lindgren [keyboard/ synthesizer], Slyde Hyde [trombone], Gallagher [whazoo],  .Producer: Phil Gerhard and Lobo)
016 73L-6026 THE LAST CHANT MY LAST CHANT M14737/SE-4947
017 73L-6027 A REAL GOOD TIME M14775/M14775
018 73L-6028 MY GIRL BILL M14718/SE-4947 D2-77736
19 December 1973 Master Sound, Atlanta, GA – Jim Stafford (Jim Stafford [vcl/ac gt/banjo/ harmonica], Richard Bennett [gt], Emory Gordon [bass], Dennis St. John [drums], Alan Estes [conga],  Alan Lindgren [keyboard/ synthesizer], Slyde Hyde [trombone], Gallagher [whazoo],  .Producer: Phil Gerhard and Lobo)
019 73L-6029 WILDWOOD WEED M14737/SE-4947 D2-77736
020 73L-6030 I AIN'T SHARIN' SHARON SE-4947
021 73L-6031 MEDLEY: MR. BOJANGLES/A VISIT WITH AN OLD FRIEND SE-4947
20 December 1973 Master Sound, Atlanta, GA – Jim Stafford (Jim Stafford [vcl/ac gt/banjo/ harmonica], Richard Bennett [gt], Emory Gordon [bass], Dennis St. John [drums], Alan Estes [conga],  Alan Lindgren [keyboard/ synthesizer], Slyde Hyde [trombone], Gallagher [whazoo],  .Producer: Phil Gerhard and Lobo)
022 73L-6032 16 LITTLE RED NOSES AND A HORSE THAT SWEATS SE-4947
023 73L-6033 L. A. MAMMA M14718/SE-4947
29 October 1974 Atlanta, GA – Jim Stafford (Jim Stafford [vcl/gt], Ben Benay [gt],  Larry Carlton [gt], Lee Ritenour [gt], Richard Bennett [gt],  Emory L. Gordy, Jr. [bass], Dennis B. St. John [drums], King Errison [prcussion], David Paich/ Michael Omartian [keyboards], Alan Lindgren [synthesizer], John D'Andrea [horns], Dave Bellamy, Howard Bellamy [bck vcl]. Producer: Phil Gerhard and Lobo)
024 74L 6624 YOUR BULLDOG DRINKS CHAMPAGNE M14775/M3G-4984
025 74L-6634 YOU'LL NEVER TAKE ME ALIVE M3G-4984
026 74L-6635 LADY GREENFEET unissued
027 74L-6636 I CAN'T FIND NOBODY HOME PD 14309/M3G-4984
17 December 1974 Atlanta, GA – Jim Stafford (Jim Stafford [vcl/gt], Ben Benay [gt],  Larry Carlton [gt], Lee Ritenour [gt], Richard Bennett [gt],  Emory L. Gordy, Jr. [bass], Dennis B. St. John [drums], King Errison [prcussion], David Paich/ Michael Omartian [keyboards], Alan Lindgren [synthesizer], John D'Andrea [horns], Dave Bellamy, Howard Bellamy [bck vcl]. Producer: Phil Gerhard and Lobo)
028 74L-6729 MIDNIGHT SNACK M3G-4984
029 74L-6730 I AIN‘T WORKIN‘ M14819/M3G-4984
18 December 1974 Atlanta, GA – Jim Stafford (Jim Stafford [vcl/gt], Ben Benay [gt],  Larry Carlton [gt], Lee Ritenour [gt], Richard Bennett [gt],  Emory L. Gordy, Jr. [bass], Dennis B. St. John [drums], King Errison [prcussion], David Paich/ Michael Omartian [keyboards], Alan Lindgren [synthesizer], John D'Andrea [horns], Dave Bellamy, Howard Bellamy [bck vcl]. Producer: Phil Gerhard and Lobo)
030 74L-6731 NONE OF US ARE HERE M3G-4984
031 74L-6732 BRING ME YOU M3G-4984
19 December 1974 Atlanta, GA – Jim Stafford (Jim Stafford [vcl/gt], Ben Benay [gt],  Larry Carlton [gt], Lee Ritenour [gt], Richard Bennett [gt],  Emory L. Gordy, Jr. [bass], Dennis B. St. John [drums], King Errison [prcussion], David Paich/ Michael Omartian [keyboards], Alan Lindgren [synthesizer], John D'Andrea [horns], Dave Bellamy, Howard Bellamy [bck vcl]. Producer: Phil Gerhard and Lobo)
032 74L-6733 I GOT STONED AND I MISSED IT M14819/M3G-4984
033 74L-6734 LADY GREENFEET M3G-4984
30 December 1974 Atlanta, GA – Jim Stafford (Jim Stafford [vcl/gt], Ben Benay [gt],  Larry Carlton [gt], Lee Ritenour [gt], Richard Bennett [gt],  Emory L. Gordy, Jr. [bass], Dennis B. St. John [drums], King Errison [prcussion], David Paich/ Michael Omartian [keyboards], Alan Lindgren [synthesizer], John D'Andrea [horns], Dave Bellamy, Howard Bellamy [bck vcl]. Producer: Phil Gerhard and Lobo)
034 74L-6735 MAKING LOVE WITH THE HEADPHONES ON M3G-4984
035 74L-6736 GOT DOWN M3G-4984
early 1975 Atlanta, GA – Jim Stafford (Producer: Phil Gernhard)
036 75L-7142 JASPER Polydor PD 14309
ca October 1976 Hollywood, CA – Jim Stafford
037 ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE LAW WBS 8538/D2-77736
038 UCA6528 YOU CAN CALL ME CLYDE WBS 8538/D2-77736
Late October 1976 Nashville, TN – Jim Stafford (Producer: Phil Gerhard and Tony Scott)
039 UTN0784? THE FLIGHT WBS 8299/D2-77736
040 UTN0785 TURN LOOSE OF MY LEG WBS 8299/D2-77736
ca. June 1980 [soundtrack session] Hollywood, CA – Jim Stafford (Producer: Snuff Garrett)
041 YCA9719 COW PATTI* WBS49611/[va] HS-3499/D2-77736
ca July 1980 Hollywood, CA – Jim Stafford (Producer: Snuff Garrett)
042 YCA9761 TEXAS GUITAR SWING WBS49611
Btw 1975-1980 unknown – Jim Stafford
043 DON'T FOOL AROUND (WHEN THERE'S A FOOL AROUND)  E 47013/D2-77736
044 I TOO YOUR LOVE TOO LIGHTLY  E 47013
ca. August 1981 Hollywood, CA – Jim Stafford (Producer: Snuff Garrett)
045 ISABEL AND SAMANTHA E 47226
046 YELLER DOG BLUES E 47226
Fall 1982 poss. Nashville, TN – Jim Stafford (Producer: Bob Montgomery)
047 WHAT MAMA DON'T KNOW Town House B-1062
048 THAT'S WHAT  Town House B-1062
late  1983 poss. Nashville, TN – Jim Stafford (Producer: Bob Montgomery)
049 LITTLE BITS AND PIECES Columbia 38-04339
050 BANJO BILLY  Columbia 38-04339
Jim Stafford recorded after 1983, see albums list

ALBUMS
NRC/Southern Mother NRC 746 Welcome To Maddox Country: Interviews; Speech;  I Ain't Sharin Karan; I Don't Fool Around; To Durn Stupid; Precious Taters; I'm A Hippie; The Perfect Song – 6-
MGM SE-4924 Swamp With: (tracks unknown) - unissued (1973)
MGM SE-4947 Jim Stafford: L.A. Mamma; I Ain't Sharin' Sharon; Medley. Mr. Bojangles ; A Visit With An Old Friend; Wildwood Weed; 16 Little Red Noses And A Horse That Sweats; Spiders And Snakes; The Last Chant; My Girl Bill; Nifty Fifties Blues; A Real Good Time; Swamp Witch – 02-74 (Reissued on Polydor PD-1-6072 in 1976 and UK  RPM 823 in 2008)
MGM M3G-4984 Not Just Another Pretty Foot: Making Love With The Headphones On; None Of Us Are Here; I Got Stoned And I Missed It; I Can't Find Nobody Home; Lady Greenfeet; You'll Never Take Me Alive; Midnight Snack; Bring Me You; Got Down; Your Bulldog Drinks Champagne; I Ain't Working – 75
Strats Publishing ? New Deal: Coyote On A Barbed Wire Fence;  Just Plain Folks;  Rolling Around Up In Heaven;  Talk That Guitar;  Down South;  Gamble And Chance;  Hurricane Laverne;  If Things Could Talk;  Don't Forget The Hard Times;  Driving Back To Boulder- 93 (rec. Branson, MO)
Bransound 1501 The Ultimate Jim Stafford: Coyote On A Barbed Wire Fence; Gamble And Chance; Driving Back To Boulder; Talk That Guitar; Don't Forget The Hard Times; Spiders And Snakes; Wildwood Weed; My Girl Bill; Cow Patti; Mr. Bojangles – 28-11-94
Jim Stafford Theatre CD 9509 Live – In Branson!: Rollin' Around Up In Heaven; Dixie; Turn Loose Of My Leg; That's What Little Kids Do; Rockabilly Shuffle; Amazing Grace; Wildwood Flower; Wildwood Weed; Layenda Pipeline; Shenandoah; Cow Patti; Banjo Medley; Music Of The Night; Spiders and Snakes; Swamp Witch; Mr. Bojangles/A Visit With An Old Friend; Flight Of The Bumblebee; Classical Gas – 96 (w. Jim Stafford Band: Doug Reid, James Ingle, Rick McEwen, Steve Bach, Mickey Springstein, Rod Phillips, Tamara Holden, Janice Copeland)
Jim Stafford Theatre CD 9062 Guitar Gold: Freight Train; Honky Tonk;  Windy and Warm; Sleepwalk; Guitar Boogie; Apache; Stardust; Wheels; Walk Don't Run; Tigers Rag – 96
Strats Publishing no #  Jim Stafford Plays Harmonica: Memory; Wildwood Flower; Shenandoah;  Cherry Pink; I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry;  Branson Blues; Music of the Night; Moulon Rouge; Danny Boy; Tennessee Waltz;  Moon River  - 97
Curb D2-77736 Greatest Hits: Spiders And Snakes*; Wildwood Weed*; My Girl Bill*; Turn Loose Of My Leg; Cow Patti; You Can Call Me Clyde; Don't Forget The Hard Times; Don't Fool Around When There's A Fool Around; One Step Ahead Of The Law; The Flight – 06-06-95 (MGM* and Warner/Curb recordings)
Polygram Special Markets 314 520 399-2 The Best Of Jim Stafford: Spiders And Snakes; Undecided*; Ninety Fifties Blues; Swamp Witch; Last Chant My Last Chant; Your Bulldog Drinks Champagne; Real Good Time;16 Little Red Notes And A House That Sweats; I Ain't Sharin' Sharon – 08-04-98 (*previously unissued on album)

VHS/DVDs

Strats Inc. ? Kick Up Your Heels: Swamp Witch; Shanandoah; Down South; Coyote On A Fence;  Don't Pet The Dog; Mama Knows; Jerusalem -  93
Strats Inc. ? Live And Kickin‘: Spiders And Snakes; Cow Patti; Wildwood Weed; Turn Loose Of My Leg; Mr. Bojangles; Classical Gas; Flamenco Fantasy - 93
Winstar Home Ent.? A Christmas Card From Branson: - 01

SINGLES
MGM (1973-75) / Polydor (1976)
K 14496 Swamp Witch / Ninety Fifties Blues – 04-73 (rev. May 12)
K 14648 Spiders And Snakes / Undecided - 09-73
M 14718 My Girl, Bill / L.A.Woman - 02-74
M 14737 Wildwood Weed / The Last Chant - 06-74
KGC Spiders And Snakes / Wildwood Weed - 74 (MGM Golden Circle)
M 14775 Your Bulldog Drinks / A Real Good Time - 12-74 (rev. Dec. 7)
M 14819 I Got Stoned And I Missed It / I Ain't Working - 08-75 (rev. Aug. 16)
PD 14309 Jasper / I Can't Find Nobody Home- 03-76
KGC-101 My Girl Bill / Spiders And Snakes – (Polydor Band of Gold series)
Curb (1976-81)
WBS 8299 Turn Loose Of My Leg / The Flight - 11-76 (released on Warner-Curb; rev. Dec. 4)
WBS 8538 One Step Ahead Of The Law / You Can Call Me Clyde – 10-02-78 (released on Warner-Curb)
E 47013 Don't Fool Around (When There's A Fool Around) /  I Took Your Love Too Lightly – 28-07-80 (released on Elektra-Curb)
WBS 49611 Cow Patti / Texas Guitar Swing – 26-11-80 (released on Viva-Curb)
E 47226 Isabel And Samantha / Yeller Dog Blues – 19-10-81 (released on Elektra-Curb)
Town House (1982)
B-1062 What Mama Don't Know / That's What - 10-82 (rev. Oct. 30)
Columbia (1983)
38-04339 Little Bits And Pieces / Banjo Billy – 27-12-83

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