Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Noel Boggs



Noel Edwin Boggs, *14-11-1917 Oklahoma City, OK, +30.08.74
2nd version
by Praguefrank, Lillies Ohlsson, Mario Manciotti, Carl LaFarge, Vaclav Zpatecka
SESSIONS see also Bob Wills, Sons Of The Pioneers, Spade Cooley, Roy Rogers, Bill Boyd, Wade Ray, Curly Wiggins
1940s Hollywood, CA – Noel Boggs and The Dudes (Noel Boggs [steel], Billy Wright, Ernie Howard [vcl/ gt], Irving Edelman [bass],  Billy Wright [violin], Freddie Haynes [piano])
001 BLUE TEARS Major 1200
002 OKLAHOMA WALTZ Major 1200
003 TENNESSEE RAG 1201
004 ROCKIN' ALONG ON ROCKIN' RYE 1201
Early 1951 Hollywood, CA – Noel Boggs
005 MMA-264 ALABAMY BOUND Magnolia MS 1059
006 MMA-265 unknown title
007 MMA-266 unknown title
008 MMA-267 THE LOWDOWN OF MONA LISA Magnolia MS 1059
14 February 1951 Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA –  The Dudes and Les "Carrot Top" Anderson with Noel Boggs
009 L 6074 JUST LIKE TWO DROPS OF WATER 9-46303/HBR 40 TRG
010 L 6075 I WAS SORTA WONDERIN‘ Decca 9-46303/HBR 40
011 L 6076 T-T-TUCKY TY 9-46326/HBR 40 TRG
012 L 6077 LAS VEGAS, NEVADA 9-46326/HBR 40 TRG
013 L 6078 HOEIN‘ COTTON unissued
1952 Hollywood, CA – Noel Boggs And The Desertaires (+Clem Smith, Mel Ryan, Leroy Krubl)
014 641 APPLE VALLEY  Apple Valley 1002
ca. September 1952 Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA –  Curly Wiggins with Noel Boggs and His Tumbleweeds
015 RR 2035 TUMBLEWEED HEART Intro  45-6064
016 RR 2036 MY HEART IS FREE AGAIN Intro 45-6067
017 RR 2037 LITTLE GIRL DRESSED IN BLUES 45-6067
018 RR 2038 MY SONG  Intro  45-6064
18 November 1952 [13:30-17:00] RCA Victor Studio, 1016 North Sycamore St., Hollywood, CA – Wade Ray with Noel Boggs (Wade Ray [vcl/fiddle], Jimmy Bryant [gt], Eddie Kirk [gt], Noel Boggs [steel], Stanley Puls [bass], Muddy berry [drums], Billy Liebert [piano]. Producer: Stephen Sholes)
019 E2-VB-7022 IT‘S ALL YOUR FAULT 47-5091/BCD 17219
020 E2-VB-7023 CALL ME UP 47-5199/BCD 17219
021 E2-VB-7024 THE THINGS I MIGHT HAVE BEEN 47-5091/CAL-2107
022 E2-VB-7025 IF THEY SHOULD ASK ME 47-5199
1953 poss. Hollywood, CA - Jack Loyd with Noel Boggs and String Band (Jack Lloyd [vcl])
023 778-0 DIVORCE GRANTED Eastman ES-778
024 778-00 ACT 1, ACT 2, ACT 3 Eastman ES-778
December 1953 Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Noel Boggs and The Day Sleepers
025 RHCO 10682/RZSP-10682 STEELIN‘ HOME Columbia 4-21220
026 RHCO 10683/RZSP-10683 DAY SLEEPER 4-21220
027 RHCO 10684/RZSP-10684 MAKE BELIEVE HEART 4-21274
028 RHCO 10685/RZSP-10685 HOW LONG 4-21274
1958 Hollywood, CA – Noel Boggs Quintet (Noel Boggs [steel], Neil LeVang [gt], Paul Smith [piano], Ivan Ditmars [organ] + 1 unknown musician [bass?]]
029 S-1096 BEER BARREL POLKA 45-SH-132/SH-LP-503 Varese 066138-2 ESSL 5696017
030 MORNING DEW Shasta SH45-102/ SH-LP-530
031 BEAUTIFUL OHIO SH-LP-503 Varese 066138-2 ESSL 5696017
032 S-1099 LITTLE COQUETTE 45-SH-132/SH-LP-503 SH-LP-530 Varese 066138-2 ESSL 5696017
033 STEELIN' HOME SH-LP-503 Varese 066138-2 ESSL 5696017
034 MAGIC ISLE SH-LP-503 Varese 066138-2 ESSL 5696017
035 CARAVAN SH-LP-503 Varese 066138-2 ESSL 5696017
036 BIRTH OF THE BLUES SH-LP-503 Varese 066138-2 ESSL 5696017
037 PARADISE ISLE SH-LP-503 Varese 066138-2 ESSL 5696017
1959 Hollywood, CA – Noel Boggs
038 S-1109 STEEL GUITAR RAG 45-SH-157/SH-LP-503 Varese 066138-2 ESSL 5696017
039 S-1110 SEPTEMBER SONG 45-SH-153/SH-LP-503 Varese 066138-2 ESSL 5696017
040 S-1111 PERDIDO 45-SH-153/SH-LP-503 Varese 066138-2 ESSL 5696017
041 S-1113 TENDERLY 45-SH-102 45-SH-157/SH-LP-503 SH-LP-530 Varese 066138-2 ESSL 5696017
1958/1964 Hollywood, CA – Noel Boggs
042 LOVER SH-LP-530 Varese 066138-2 ESSL 5696017
043 WABASH BLUES SH-LP-530 Varese 066138-2 ESSL 5696017
044 DARDANELLA SH-LP-530 Varese 066138-2 ESSL 5696017
045 MY DIANE SH-LP-530
046 OVER THE RAINBOW SH-LP-530
047 CHEROKEE SH-LP-530 Varese 066138-2 ESSL 5696017
048 LIZA SH-LP-530
049 NIGHTY NIGHT SH-LP-530
Noel Boggs recorded after 1964. Some info in singles and albums list

ALBUMS
Shasta SH-LP-503 Magic Steel Guitar:
Little Coquette; Tenderly; Steel Guitar Rag; Beautiful Ohio; Steelin' Home; Magic Isle; Caravan; Birth Of The Blues; September Song; Perdido; Paradise Isle; Beer Barrel Polka – 59 (rev. June 27, 1960; reissued in 2010 on One Media Publishing  as Steel Guitar Rag)
Repeat 310-8 Western Swing: Steel Guitar Rag; Steelin' Home;  Old Fashioned Love + more unknown tracks – 05-65 (also on reel-to-reel tape; with Billy Armstrong/Harold Hensley/Norm Whistler, fiddles. Roy Lanham/Mluddy Berry. drums/Carl Scroggins, bass)
Repeat 100-10 Anytime: Any Time; St. Louis Blues; Cherokee; Londonderry Air; Tuxedo Junction + 5 unknown tracks) – 60s  (recorded directed to disc)
Shasta SH-LP-530 Hollywood And Wine: Lover; Tenderly; Wabash Blues; Dardanella; My Diane; Over The Rainbow; Cherokee; Morning Dew; Little Coquette; Liza; Nighty Night - 78
Shasta SH-LP-531 Noel Boggs And Friends On Stage: Blues Boogie; Worried Mind; Sheik Of Araby; Panhandle Rag; On The Alamo; Blue Hawaii; Alabama Bound; When I Lost My Love; Swanee River; At Sundown; Magic Isle; Birth Of The Blues – 78
Varese Sarabande 302 0-66138-2 The Very Best Of Noel Boggs: Steel Guitar Rag; Cherokee; Steelin' Home; Wabash Blues; Lover; Beer Barrel Polka; Little Coquette; Caravan; September Song; Paradise Isle; Tenderly; Beautiful Ohio; Magic Isle; Birth Of The Blues; Perdido; Dardanella – 25-07-00 (sampler, Shasta tracks`reissued in 2012 on Essential Media Group ESSL 5696017 Country Superstars: The Noel Boggs Hits Anthology with different tracks order)


SINGLES
Major (1940s)
1200 Blue Tears (vcl) / Oklahoma Waltz – 4-
1201 Tennessee Rag / Rockin' Along On Rockin' Rye - 4-
Decca (1951) wit Les Carrot Anderson
9-46303 I Was Sorta Wondering / Just Like Two Drops Of Water - 51
9-46326 Las Vegas, Nevada / T-T-Tucky Ty – 06-51 (rev. June 30)
Magnolia (1951)
MS 1059 Alabamy Bound / The Lowdown Of Mona Lisa – 02-51 (rev. Feb. 24)
Apple Valley (1952)
1002* Golfer‘s Lament (vcl John Charles Thomas) / Apple Valley (vcl Noel Boggs and Desertaires) (*promo copies had no catalogue number; MX: 45-640/641)
RCA Victor (1952) w. Wade Ray
47-5091 It's All Your Fault / The Things I Might Have Been – 12-52 (rev. Dec. 12)
47-5199 If They Should Ask Me / Call Me Up - 03-53
Intro (1952) Curly Wiggins with Noel Boggs and His Tumbleweeds
45-6064 My Song / Tumbleweed Heart – 11-52
45-6067 My Heart Is Free Again / Little Girl Dressed in Blue – 02-53
Eastman (1953) Jack Loyd with Noel Boggs and String Band
ES-778 Divorce Granted / Act 1, Act 2, Act 3 – 08-53 (rev. Sept. 5)
Columbia (1953) w. The Day Sleepers
4-21220 Steelin' Home / Day Sleeper - 03-54 (rev. March 20)
4-21274 How Long / Make Believe Heart - 07-54
Shasta/*Shastone (1958-64)
*SH45-102 Morning Dew / Tenderly - 58
45-SH-132 Little Coquette / Beer Barrel Polka – 03-60 (rev. March 21)
45-SH-153 Perdido / September Song - 61
45-SH-157 Steel Guitar Rag / Tenderly – 61
Repeat (1960s)
100-10 Solitude / Tuxedo Junction – 60s
(note: Both sides of the Repeat 45 100-10 say "from the Repeat album 'The Live Sound'", but I don't think there was any such LP. [Carl LaFarge])
Ubande (1973)
1973 Boodle Dee Beep / Good Times - 73
World Disc (unknown) w. Cass County Boys
152 Steel Guitar Rag / ?
415 Speedin' West / ?

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