Sunday, June 12, 2016

Dick Weissman



By Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli

SESSIONS  see also The Journeymen, also member of Campers
1957 unknown - Pat Foster with Dick Weissman (Pat Foster [vcl/gt/ banjo], Dick Weissman [vcl/gt/banjo])
001 ORIGINAL TALKING BLUES Counterpoint CPT 550 
002 TALKING DUST BOWL Counterpoint CPT 550 
003 TALKING MIGRANT Counterpoint CPT 550 
004 TALKING SHARECROPPER Counterpoint CPT 550 
005 TALKING MINER Counterpoint CPT 550 
006 TALKING BONNEVILLE DAM Counterpoint CPT 550 
007 TALKING TVA Counterpoint CPT 550 
008 TALKING UNION Counterpoint CPT 550 
009 TALKING SAILOR Counterpoint CPT 550 
010 TALKING UNION VOTER Counterpoint CPT 550 
011 TALKING RENT Counterpoint CPT 550 
012 TALKING HITLER'S HEAD OFF Counterpoint CPT 550 
013 TALKING ATOM Counterpoint CPT 550 
014 TALKING SUBWAY Counterpoint CPT 550   
1958 unknown, CA - Pat Foster with Dick Weissman (Pat Foster [vcl/gt/ banjo], Dick Weissman [vcl/gt/banjo])
015 FAR CALIFORNIA Riverside RLP 12-654
016 SWEET BETSY FROM PIKE Riverside RLP 12-654
017 THEN HURRAH FOR HOME Riverside RLP 12-654
018 SWEET JANE Riverside RLP 12-654
019 OH, CALIFORNIA Riverside RLP 12-654
020 WINDHAM Riverside RLP 12-654
021 THE FOOLS OF '49 Riverside RLP 12-654
022 CALIFORNIA BOY Riverside RLP 12-654
023 WHAT WAS YOUR NAME IN THE STATES Riverside RLP 12-654
024 STRIKING A LEAD Riverside RLP 12-654
025 ARRIVAL OF THE GREENHORN Riverside RLP 12-654
026 THE MINERS' MEETING Riverside RLP 12-654
027 THE DYING CALIFORNIAN Riverside RLP 12-654
1958 unknown, CA – Dick Weisman, Billy Faier, Eric Weissberg (Dick Weisman [vcl-7/banjo-1], Billy Faier [vcl-9/banjo-2], Eric Weissberg [vcl-8/banjo-3/gt-5], Dick Rosmini [vcl-6/gt-4], Frank Hamilton [gt-10]. Producer: Kenneth S.Goldman)
000 BUCK DANCER'S CHOICE -2 -4 Judson J 3017
028 LITTLE BIRDIE -1 Judson J 3017
000 GLORY, GLORY -3 Judson J 3017
000 OLD JOE CLARK -2-4-6 Judson J 3017
029 CHILLY WINDS -1-3-7-8 Judson J 3017
030 EAST TENNESSEE BLUES / SHOUT LULU -1-4 Judson J 3017
000 PIGTOWN FLING -2 Judson J 3017
031 CAPE COD BLUES -1 Judson J 3017
000 HARD, AINT IT HARD -3 Judson J 3017
000 RED WING -2  Judson J 3017
032 A DAY IN THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAINS -1-7 Judson J 3017
000 YOU CAN DIG MY GRAVE -2-3-8-9 Judson J 3017
033 SOURWOOD MOUNTAINS -1 Judson J 3017
000 900 MILES -3-4 Judson J 3017
000 CRIPPLE CREEK -2-10 Judson J 3017
034 BLUE GOOSE -1 Judson J 3017 
19 September 1963 [no 11461] Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine St., Hollywood,  CA – Dick Weissman (Dick Weissman [vcl/banjo/ gt], Frank Hamilton [gt], Steve Young [gt], David Dyson [bass]. Producer: Kermit Walter)
035 50554 TALKIN' MINOR BLUES unissued
036 50555 HE HAD A LONG CHAIN ON  Capitol ST 2033
037 50556 LULLABY  Capitol ST 2033
038 50557 A HARD RAIN'S A-GONNA FALL  Capitol ST 2033
19 September 1963 [no 11467] Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine St., Hollywood,  CA – Dick Weissman (Dick Weissman [vcl/banjo/ gt], Frank Hamilton [gt], Steve Young [gt], David Dyson [bass]. Producer: Kermit Walter)
039 50571 WARTIME BLUES  Capitol ST 2033
040 50572 PRETTY BOY FLOYD  Capitol ST 2033
23 September 1963 [no 11472] Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine St., Hollywood,  CA – Dick Weissman (Dick Weissman [vcl/banjo/ gt], Frank Hamilton [gt], Steve Young [gt], David Dyson [bass]. Producer: Kermit Walter)
041 50575 GOIN' AWAY DON'T YOU WANTA GO  Capitol ST 2033
042 50576 NEVER COMIN' BACK  Capitol ST 2033
043 50577 TROUBLED  Capitol ST 2033
23 September 1963 [no 11473] Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine St., Hollywood,  CA – Dick Weissman (Dick Weissman [vcl/banjo/ gt], Frank Hamilton [gt], Steve Young [gt], David Dyson [bass]. Producer: Kermit Walter)
044 50578 THE HARVEST SONG Capitol ST 2033
045 50582 EAST VIRGINIA BLUES Capitol ST 2033
046 50583 PORTLAND TOWN Capitol ST 2033
047 50584 THEY STILL GO DOWN Capitol ST 2033
Ca early 1970s? [prob. Live] unknown – Dick Weissman
04701 SOMEONE TO TALK MY TROUBLES TO Richmond Org. 12-01
04702 WHEREVER I GO, WHATEVER I DO Richmond Org. 12-01
04703 SNOWBIRD Richmond Org. 12-01
04704 IF YOU HAPPEN TO PASS BY Richmond Org. 12-01
04705 COOL COLORADO Richmond Org. 12-01
04706 THE HARVEST SONG (THE CROP SONG) Richmond Org. 12-01
04707 AND I HEAR YOUR NAME Richmond Org. 12-01
04708  WILLOW Richmond Org. 12-01
1979 unknown – Dick Weissman (Dick Weissman [banjo])
048 MOUNTAIN DANCE Kicking Mule KM 214
049 BLUES FOR DOCK BOGGS Kicking Mule KM 214
050 ODE TO AMUSE Kicking Mule KM 214
051 GAMBLING JACK Kicking Mule KM 214
052 LAMENT FOR COLORADO WOMEN'S COLLEGE Kicking Mule KM 214
053 D-DJANGO'S TUNE Kicking Mule KM 214
054 MUSIC BOX Kicking Mule KM 214
055 DOWN IN DENVER Kicking Mule KM 214
056 RAMBLING BOY Kicking Mule KM 214
057 MEADOWBROOK MORNINGS Kicking Mule KM 214
058 SNOWBIRD Kicking Mule KM 214
059 IF HE HAD STAYED IN OREGON Kicking Mule KM 214
060 THE PARTING SONG Kicking Mule KM 214
061 CRIPPLED CREEK Kicking Mule KM 214
062 LAREDO FANTASY Kicking Mule KM 214
1994 unknown – Dick Weissman (Dick Weissman [banjo/gt/piano], Tim O’Brien [vcl-1/gt/ mandolin/ fiddle], Molly O’Brien [vcl-1], Tom Doenges [slide gt], Adolph Mares [el bass], Bob Rbholz [soprano sax])
063 NEW TRADITIONS: CHANGE OF LIGHT / ON MY WAY / WHERE THE BLUES HAVE GONE / FIVE BANJO MOODS / SOON YOU WILL BE COMIN' BACK TO ME / REPRISE -1-2  Folk Era FE 1400CD
064 SUNDAY SOON Folk Era FE 1400CD
065 TWO NIGHTS IN TAMERZA Folk Era FE 1400CD
066 AFTER KENTUCKY: OPENING THEME / MID MORNING / THE LIGHT BEHIND THE FOOTHILLS / MOUNTAIN / TWO KINDS OF BLUES / REPRISE Folk Era FE 1400CD
1998 unknown – Dick Weissman (Dick Weissman [banjo], Mary Flowers [vcl-1], Ed Contreras [percussion], Bob Rebholz [sax/flute])
067 RUSSELL'S DREAM Folk Era FE 1444CD
068 WHERE I COME FROM Folk Era FE 1444CD
069 REFLECTIONS I: REFLECTIONS Folk Era FE 1444CD
070 REFLECTIONS II: ART'S TUNES Folk Era FE 1444CD
071 REFLECTIONS III: SUCH A LONG TIME TO BE GONE Folk Era FE 1444CD
072 LEADBELLY IN BELGIUM Folk Era FE 1444CD
073 FREE FOURTHS Folk Era FE 1444CD
074 BOSSA BANJO Folk Era FE 1444CD
075 DUST IN MY DREAMS Folk Era FE 1444CD
076 ARABIAN NIGHTS Folk Era FE 1444CD
077 RESTING PLACE I: RESPITE -1 Folk Era FE 1444CD
078 RESTING PLACE II: OUT IN THE WORLD -1 Folk Era FE 1444CD
079 RESTING PLACE III: RESTING PLACE -1  Folk Era FE 1444CD
080 CORDLESS Folk Era FE 1444CD
081 REFLECTIONS: TAKE TWO Folk Era FE 1444CD  
2000 unknown – Dick Weissman and Gary Keiski (Dick Weissman [banjo/gt], Gary Keiski [gt/ fiddle])
082 DJANGO'S DILEMA Wind River WR 4017CD
083 SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN Wind River WR 4017CD
084 FROM GRANADA TO KINGSTON Wind River WR 4017CD
085 DELTA DAYBREAK Wind River WR 4017CD
086 BREEZE-IL Wind River WR 4017CD
087 MR. BANJEAURINE MAN Wind River WR 4017CD
088 ALDERBROOK Wind River WR 4017CD
089 CRABTREE'S LAMENT Wind River WR 4017CD
090 WOLFGANG'S BANJO Wind River WR 4017CD
091 SUNDAY SERMON Wind River WR 4017CD
092 RHAPSODY FOR RON Wind River WR 4017CD
093 THE LEFT HAND IS THE DREAMER Wind River WR 4017CD
094 THE OTHER SIDE OF LONESOME Wind River WR 4017CD
095 MR. RICK'S RAG Wind River WR 4017CD
096 TOO MANY TEARS Wind River WR 4017CD
097 MAKING WAVES Wind River WR 4017CD
098 TUESDAY, TUESDAY Wind River WR 4017CD
099 PIONEER NIGHT Wind River WR 4017CD
2005 Blue Dog Studios, Portland, OR – Dick Weissman (Dick Weissman [banjo/gt])
100 WIND ACROSS THE RIVER Long bridge NW 2812
101 SOGGY MOUNTAIN BREAKDOWN Long bridge NW 2812
102 QUADRILLE VARIATIONS Long bridge NW 2812
103 MCFRENZIE'S RANT Long bridge NW 2812
104 SEA OF TRANQUILITY Long bridge NW 2812
105 WACKADEMIA Long bridge NW 2812
106 CHEROKEE GENTLEMAN Long bridge NW 2812
107 FLAMINGO FLAMENCO Long bridge NW 2812
108 THE LAST OF THE INCAS Long bridge NW 2812
109 ZEBRA NOVA Long bridge NW 2812
110 CAPE COD REVISITED Long bridge NW 2812
111 ESTA'S DANCE Long bridge NW 2812
112 MILDRED BRUNER Long bridge NW 2812
113 MILL VALLEY SERENADE Long bridge NW 2812
114 OTIS AND THE BANJO BLASTER Long bridge NW 2812  
2008 unknown – Dick Weissman (Dick Weissman [vcl/banjo/ gt] + Rain Country Orechestra; Noah Peterson; Chico Schwall; The Robert Zimmerman Memorial Choir; Mary Flower; Anne Weiss; Tom May)
115 BANJO DETOUR –instr.-  Long Bridge 6145117576
116 JERRY TOLD ME  –instr.- Long Bridge 6145117576
117 CANYON DE CHELLY  –instr.-  Long Bridge 6145117576
118 NEW MEXICO  –instr.-  Long Bridge 6145117576
119 DURANGO  –instr.-  Long Bridge 6145117576
120 FOUR CORNERS  –instr.-  Long Bridge 6145117576
121 TREES  –instr.-  Long Bridge 6145117576
122 DOUBLE BANJO INTUITION  –instr.-  Long Bridge 6145117576
123 ARKADELPHIA  –instr.-  Long Bridge 6145117576
124 TRAIN TO KANSAS CITY  –instr.-  Long Bridge 6145117576
125 CHARLEY'S NOT HOME  –instr.- Long Bridge 6145117576
126 DAVE'S DANCE  –instr.-  Long Bridge 6145117576
127 BIX. CLAUDE AND BADEN  –instr.-  Long Bridge 6145117576
128 SAM BROWN'S BLUES  –instr.-  Long Bridge 6145117576
129 FOLK SONG USA  –instr.-  Long Bridge 6145117576
130 ABOUT THE TUNES  –instr.-  Long Bridge 6145117576
131 THREE DREAMERS Long Bridge 6145117576
132 ONE BIG UNION Long Bridge 6145117576
133 SO MUCH DYLAN Long Bridge 6145117576
134 DANCING IN MY DREAMS Long Bridge 6145117576
135 ONLY A WOMAN Long Bridge 6145117576
136 I MET THE BLUES IN KANSAS Long Bridge 6145117576
137 LUCY ANN RAG Long Bridge 6145117576
138 BLIND GARY Long Bridge 6145117576
139 SUTTER'S GOLD Long Bridge 6145117576
140 NEVER COMING BACK Long Bridge 6145117576
141 NOTHING BUT SILENCE Long Bridge 6145117576
142 LARIMER STREET Long Bridge 6145117576
143 ABOUT THE SONGS Long Bridge 6145117576
2012 unknown – Dick Weissman (Dick Weissman [vcl/gt/ banjo], Molly O’Brien [vcl-1], Mirch Imori [oboe], Noah Peterson [sax])
144 TRAIL RIDGE VARIATIONS
145 BRAZILIAN BANJO RAG
146 OKLAHOMA (CARRY ALL MY TEARS AWAY) -1
147 BANJO DUENDE
148 ANGEOLOGY
149 WHITE MEN AT EAGLE PASS
150 STUART AND THE BLUE GOOSE
151 DARK DAY
152 RECAPTURING TRAIL RIDGE
153 MILL VALLEY
124 A CUP OF THE BLUES
155 ARTIE
156 TOO MUCH RAIN
157 TAKE THIS LETTER
158 SAMI AND DAVE
Tracks above issued on album Near And Far
2015 unknown – Dick Weissman (Dick Weissman [banjo], Mitchi Limori [clarinet/ dulcimer/ English horn/ oboe])
159 NIGHT SKY Long Bridge 70026143867
160 DEPARTURE Long Bridge 70026143867
161 THE TURKISH SHIP Long Bridge 70026143867
162 THE OFFER Long Bridge 70026143867
163 THE BRAVE CABIN BOY Long Bridge 70026143867
164 THE BETRAYAL Long Bridge 70026143867
165 SLADE IN MONTANA Long Bridge 70026143867
166 LONESOMEST BANJOLA Long Bridge 70026143867
167 DARK HOLLER Long Bridge 70026143867
168 PARISIAN PRAIRIE STATE BLUES Long Bridge 70026143867
169 COREGON BLUES Long Bridge 70026143867  
170 WILLIE'S 700 MILE JOURNEY Long Bridge 70026143867
171 RIDING WITH THE LONE CAT Long Bridge 70026143867
172 BOGGIN' THE GRASS Long Bridge 70026143867  
173 MIXED BLESSINGS Long Bridge 70026143867
174 ALBUQUERQUE MORNING Long Bridge 70026143867


ALBUMS
Counterpoint /Esoteric CPT 550 Documentary Talking Blues: Original Talking Blues; Talking Dust Bowl; Talking Migrant; Talking Sharecropper; Talking Miner; Talking Bonneville Dam; Talking TVA; Talking Union; Talking Sailor; Talking Union Voter; Talking Rent; Talking Hitler's Head Off; Talking Atom; Talking Subway – 57 w. Pat Foster
Riverside RLP 12-654 Gold Rush Songs: Far California; Sweet Betsy From Pike; Then Hurrah For Home; Sweet Jane; Oh, California; Windham; The Fools Of '49; California Boy; What Was Your Name In The States; Striking A Lead; Arrival Of The Greenhorn; The Miners' Meeting; The Dying Californian – 58 w. Pat Foster
Judson J 3017 Banjos, Banjos And More Banjos: Buck Dancer's Choice; Little Birdie; Glory, Glory; Old Joe Clark; Chilly Winds; East Tennessee Blues / Shout Lulu; Pigtown Fling; Cape Cod Blues; Hard, Aint It Hard; Red Wing; A Day In The Kentucky Mountains; You Can Dig My Grave; Sourwood Mountains; 900 Miles; Cripple Creek; Blue Goose – 58 (also as Washington WLP 704 Five-String Banjo Jamboree: A Treasury Of Banjo Music)
Capitol  T/ST 2033 The Things That Trouble My Mind: He Had A Long Chain On;  Never Comin' Back; Portland Town; A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall; Pretty Boy Floyd; Wartime Blues; Lullaby; Goin' Away, Don't You Wanta Go?; East Virginia Blues; The Harvest Song; Troubled; They Still Go Down – 64
The Richmond Organisation 12-01 Seven By Mike Settle / Eight By Dick Weissman: [Mike Settle:] Where In This World Are We Going?; That's The Way My Love Began; The Land Of The Dogweed Tree; The Magic Language; You Shall Reap What You Sow; The Bluebird, The Robin; It's A Long Road To Travel; [Dick Weissman:] Someone To Talk My Troubles To; Wherever I Go, Whatever I Do; Snowbird; If You Happen To Pass By; Cool Colorado; The Harvest Song (The Crop Song); And I Hear Your Name; Willow – 7- (promo)
Kicking Mule KM 214 Modern Banjo - Mountain Style: Mountain Dance; Blues For Dock Boggs; Ode To Amuse; Gambling Jack; Lament For Colorado Women's College; D-Django's Tune; Music Box; Down In Denver; Rambling Boy; Meadowbrook Mornings; Snowbird; If He Had Stayed In Oregon; The Parting Song; Crippled Creek; Laredo Fantasy – 79
Folk Era FE 1400CD New Traditions: New Traditions: Change Of Light / On My Way / Where The Blues Have Gone / Five Banjo Moods / Soon You Will Be Comin' Back To Me / Reprise; Sunday Soon; Two Nights In Tamerza; After Kentucky: Opening Theme / Mid Morning / The Light Behind The Foothills / Mountain / Two Kinds Of Blues / Reprise – 13-07-94
Folk Era FE 1444CD Reflections: Russell's Dream; Where I Come From; Reflections I: Reflections; Reflections II: Art's Tunes; Reflections III: Such A Long Time To Be Gone; Leadbelly In Belgium; Free Fourths; Bossa Banjo; Dust In My Dreams; Arabian Nights; Resting Place I: Respite; Resting Place II: Out In The World; Resting Place III: Resting Place; Cordless; Reflections: Take Two – 09-06-98
Wind River WR 4017CD Pioneer Nights: Django's Dilema; Superstition Mountain; From Granada To Kingston; Delta Daybreak; Breeze-Il; Mr. Banjeaurine Man; Alderbrook; Crabtree's Lament; Wolfgang's Banjo; Sunday Sermon; Rhapsody For Ron; The Left Hand Is The Dreamer; The Other Side Of Lonesome; Mr. Rick's Rag; Too Many Tears; Making Waves; Tuesday, Tuesday; Pioneer Night – 00
Long Bridge NW 2812 Solo: Wind Across The River; Soggy Mountain Breakdown; Quadrille Variations; Mcfrenzie's Rant; Sea Of Tranquility; Wackademia; Cherokee Gentleman; Flamingo Flamenco; The Last Of The Incas; Zebra Nova; Cape Cod Revisited; Esta's Dance; Mildred Bruner; Mill Valley Serenade; Otis And The Banjo Blaster – 08-11-05
Long Bridge 6145117576 Four Directions: [Instrumentals:] Banjo Detour; Jerry Told Me; Canyon De Chelly; New Mexico; Durango; Four Corners; Trees; Double Banjo Intuition; Arkadelphia; Train To Kansas City; Charley's Not Home; Dave's Dance; Bix. Claude and Baden; Sam Brown's Blues; Folk Song USA; About The Tunes; [Songs:] Three Dreamers; One Big Union; So Much Dylan; Dancing In My Dreams; Only A Woman; I Met The Blues In Kansas; Lucy Ann Rag; Blind Gary; Sutter's Gold; Never Coming Back; Nothing But Silence; Larimer Street; About The Songs– 24-06-08
Long Bridge ? Near And Far: Trail Ridge Variations;  Brazilian Banjo Rag; Oklahoma (carry all my tears away);  Banjo Duende;  Angeology;  White Men At Eagle Pass;  Stuart and The Blue Goose;  Dark Day;  Recapturing Trail Ridge;  Mill Valley;  A Cup of the Blues;  Artie;  Too Much Rain;  Take This Letter;  Sami and Dave;  About the Music – 01-04-13
Long Bridge 70026143867 Night Sky:  Night Sky;  Departure;  The Turkish Ship;  The Offer;  The Brave Cabin Boy;  The Betrayal;  Slade in Montana;  Lonesomest Banjola;  Dark Holler; Parisian Prairie State Blues;  Coregon Blues;  Willie's 700 Mile Journey;  Riding with the Lone Cat;  Boggin' the Grass;  Mixed Blessings;  Albuquerque Morning – 01-04-16

Also instructional albums and publications on Mel Bay, Music Minus One

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