Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Hedy West



Hedwig Grace West,  *06-04-1938 Cartersville, GA, +03-07-05
By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
1961 poss. Vanguard Recording Studio, 23rd St., New York City – Hedy West (Hedy West [vcl/banjo])
001 DRUNKARDS LAMENT Vanguard VRS  9096
002 THE MOON WILL BE A-BLEEDING Vanguard VRS  9096
003 I HAD A NOTION Vanguard VRS  9096
004 THE LARK Vanguard VRS  9096
005 PRETTY POLLY Vanguard VRS  9096
1963 poss. Vanguard Recording Studio, 23rd St., New York City – Hedy West (Hedy West [vcl/banjo])
006 DROWSY SLEEPER Vanguard VSD 2124
007 COTTON MILL GIRLS Vanguard VSD 2124
008 ERIN'S GREEN SHORE Vanguard VSD 2124
009 SHADY GROVE Vanguard VSD 2124
010 SINGLE GIRL Vanguard VSD 2124
011 BURY ME NOT ON THE LONE PRAIRIE Vanguard VSD 2124
012 500 MILES Vanguard VSD 2124
013 THE BROWN GIRL Vanguard VSD 2124
014 LETTER FROM DOWN THE ROAD Vanguard VSD 2124
015 LITTLE WILLIE Vanguard VSD 2124
016 SWEET JANE Vanguard VSD 2124
017 MINER'S FAREWELL (POOR HARDWORKING MINERS) Vanguard VSD 2124
018 FRAGMENTS Vanguard VSD 2124
019 FARE THEE WE Vanguard VSD 2124
1964 poss. Vanguard Recording Studio, 23rd St., New York City – Hedy West (Hedy West [vcl/banjo])
020 BOSTON BURGLAR Vanguard VSD 79162
021 MOONSHINER'S LAMENT Vanguard VSD 79162
022 LADY BEAUTY BRIGHT Vanguard VSD 79162
023 PANS OF BISCUITS Vanguard VSD 79162
024 THE LITTLE CARPENTER Vanguard VSD 79162
025 LEWISTON FACTORY MILL GIRLS Vanguard VSD 79162
026 LITTLE MARGARET Vanguard VSD 79162
027 DON'T GO DOWN THAT LONESOME ROAD Vanguard VSD 79162
028 LITTLE OLD MAN LIVED OUT WEST Vanguard VSD 79162
029 FAIR AND TENDER LADIES Vanguard VSD 79162
030 WILLIAM HALL Vanguard VSD 79162
031 POOR LITTLE LOST BABY Vanguard VSD 79162
032 ANGER IN THE LAND Vanguard VSD 79162
033 RUN SLAVE RUN Vanguard VSD 79162
034 HUBBARD Vanguard VSD 79162
035 FARTHER ALONG Vanguard VSD 79162  
23-26 July 1964 [Newport Folk Festrival] Newport, RI – Hedy West (Hedy West [vcl/banjo])
03501 500 MILES Vanguard VRS 9186
03502 ANGER IN THE LAND  Vanguard VRS 9186
1965 London, UK – Hedy West (Hedy West [vcl/banjo/gt])
036 THE WIFE WRAPT IN WETHER'S SKIN Topic 12T 117
037 FAIR ROSAMUND Topic 12T 117
038 BARBARA ALLEN Topic 12T 117
039 OLD JOE CLARK Topic 12T 117
040 THE COAL MINER'S CHILD Topic 12T 117
041 GAMBLING MAN Topic 12T 117
042 BROTHER EPHUS Topic 12T 117
043 POLLY Topic 12T 117
044 THE DAVISON-WILDER BLUES Topic 12T 117
045 LAMENT FOR BARNEY GRAHAM Topic 12T 117
046 THE RICH IRISH LADY Topic 12T 117
047 SHUT UP IN THE MINES AT COAL CREEK Topic 12T 117
048 THE WIFE OF USHER'S WELL Topic 12T 117
1966 London, UK – Hedy West (Hedy West [vcl/banjo/gt])
049 THE HOUSE CARPENTER Topic 12T 146
050 PRETTY SARO Topic 12T 146
051 OLD SMOKEY Topic 12T 146
052 BLOW YE GENTLE WINDS Topic 12T 146
053 MY SOUL'S FULL OF GLORY Topic 12T 146
054 PROMISED LAND Topic 12T 146
055 OVER THERE Topic 12T 146
056 LITTLE MATTY GROVES Topic 12T 146
057 RAKE AND RAMBLING BOY Topic 12T 146
058 JOE BOWERS Topic 12T 146
059 WHISTLE DAUGHTER, WHISTLE Topic 12T 146
060 I'M AN OLD BACHELOR Topic 12T 146
061 JOHNNY SANDS Topic 12T 146
062 MY GOOD OLD MAN Topic 12T 146
063 FRANKIE SILVERS Topic 12T 146
064 LEE THARIN'S BAR ROOM Topic 12T 146
1966? London, UK – Hedy West (Hedy West [vcl/banjo/gt], Bill Clifton [gt-1])
065 THE FOGGY DEW -1 Topic 12T 163
066 GIRL I LEFT IN DANVILLE Topic 12T 163
067 THE UNQUIET GRAVE Topic 12T 163
068 BAULAMPKIN Topic 12T 163
069 DOWN IN ADAIRSVILLE Topic 12T 163
070 THE SHEFFIELD APPRENTICE -1 Topic 12T 163
071 LUCY WAN -1 Topic 12T 163
072 LITTLE SADIE Topic 12T 163
073 THE CRUEL MOTHER Topic 12T 163
074 LOVE HENRY Topic 12T 163
075 THE TEXAN RANGERS Topic 12T 163
076 GEORGE COLLINS -1 Topic 12T 163
3 August 1967 [20:00-24:00] Edgewood Studio, Washington, DC – Bill Clifton (Bill Clifton [vcl/gt], Mike Seeger [vcl/autoharp/mouth harp/dobro], Hedy West [vcl/banjo]. Producer: Bill Clifton)
000 PEACH PICKIN' TIME IN GEORGIA GSGL 10476 [UK] BCD-16425
000 HOBO BILL'S LAST RIDE GSGL 10476 [UK] BCD-16425
000 INTOXICATED RAT GSGL 10476 [UK] BCD-16425
000 METHODIST PIE GSGL 10476 [UK] BCD-16425
000 WHEN THEY BAPTIZED SISTER LUCY LEE GSGL 10476 [UK] BCD-16425
000 WHEN THE WORK'S ALL DONE THIS FALL unissued/ BCD-16425
000 MARK'S TUNE GSGL 10476 [UK] BCD-16425
000 HAPPY DAYS GSGL 10476 [UK] BCD-16425
000 TWO SWEETHEARTS GSGL 10476 [UK] BCD-16425
000 THE STORMS ARE IN THE OCEAN unissued/ BCD-16425
000 SUNNY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN GSGL 10476 [UK] BCD-16425
1967 London, UK – Hedy West and Ian Manuel
Unknown tracks for Topic 12T 208
1967 London, UK – Hedy West
090 LITTLE BIRDIE  Fontana STL 5432
091 GYPSY DAVY  Fontana STL 5432
092 WILLIE TAYLOR  Fontana STL 5432  
093 ALL IN, DOWN AND OUT BLUES  Fontana STL 5432  
094 SERVES 'EM FINE  Fontana TF 913 /STL 5432  
095 DARK AS A DUNGEON  Fontana STL 5432  
096 BUDDY, WON'T YOU ROLL  Fontana STL 5432  
097 THE LARK  Fontana STL 5432  
098 PALE GREEN DISEASE  Fontana STL 5432  
099 THE NEW RESTAURANT  Fontana TF 913 /STL 5432
100 GREEDY OLD DADDY NOT-QUITE-BLUES  Fontana STL 5432  
101 IT AIN'T ME BABE  Fontana STL 5432  
102 ANGER IN THE LAND  Fontana STL 5432  
103 I'M A ROVING GRAVE DIGGER  Fontana STL 5432  
104 SUDDENLY AFRAID  Fontana STL 5432  
105 SOLDAT  Fontana STL 5432
I AIN'T MARCHING ANYMORE  Fontana STL 5432
August 1972 Audio International Studio, London,UK – Bill Clifton and Hedy West (Bill Clifton [vcl/gt], Hedy West [vcl/gt], Andrew Townend [mandolin], + Sarah, Lee and Chandler Clifton [vocal chorus]. Producer: Hedy West)
106 WHITEHOUSE BLUES Folk Variety FV 12008/Bear Family BF 15008
107 BLOW YE GENTLE WINDS Folk Variety FV 12008/Bear Family BF 15008
108 CURLY HEADED BABY Folk Variety FV 12008/Bear Family BF 15008
109 S-A-V-E-D Folk Variety FV 12008/Bear Family BF 15008
110 MARY OF THE WILDMOOR Folk Variety FV 12008/Bear Family BF 15008
111 MISSISSIPPI SAWYER Folk Variety FV 12008/Bear Family BF 15008
112 PICTURES FROM LIFE'S OTHER SIDE Folk Variety FV 12008/Bear Family BF 15008
113 ANGEL BAND Folk Variety FV 12008/Bear Family BF 15008
1974, 1976 West Germany and U.S.A. – Hedy West (Hedy West [vcl/banjo/gt], Tracy Schwarz [fiddle]. Producer: Richard Weize)
114 SHADY GROVE  Bear Family BF 15003
115 ERIN'S GREEN SHORE  Bear Family BF 15003
116 MOLLY BAWN  Bear Family BF 15003
117 SINGLE GIRL  Bear Family BF 15003
118 WHORE'S LAMENT  Bear Family BF 15003
119 DEVIL PERCEIVED  Bear Family BF 15003
120 WHEN I LAY MY BURDENS DOWN  Bear Family BF 15003
121 PANS OF BISCUITS  Bear Family BF 15003
122 HOW CAN A POOR MAN STAND SUCH TIMES AND LIVE  Bear Family BF 15003
123 LITTLE LUMP OF COAL  Bear Family BF 15003
124 GREEN ROLLING HILLS OF WEST VIRGINIA  Bear Family BF 15003
125 COME ALL YE LEWISTON FACTORY GIRLS  Bear Family BF 15003
126 BABIES IN THE MILL  Bear Family BF 15003
127 RED RIVER VALLEY  Bear Family BF 15003
128 ROLL ON WEARY RIVER ROLL ON  Bear Family BF 15003


ALBUMS
Vanguard VRS 9096 New Folks: Katy Clyne; I'm Coming Back But I Don't Know When; Way Down In The Country; Stewball; Rawhide; [Jackie Washibngton:] Soon I Will Be Done; Angelitos Negros ("Black Angels"); Let Me Fly; Lowlands; [Hedy West:] Drunkards Lament; The Moon Will Be A-Bleeding; I Had A Notion; The Lark; Pretty Polly; [Dave Guide:] I Love My Baby; Another Man Done Gone; Alberta; Winken, Blinken And Nod; They Hung Him On The Cross – 61 (MX: M8OP 9735/6)
Vanguard VRS 9124/VSD 2124 Hedy West Accompanying Herself On The 5-String Banjo: Drowsy Sleeper; Cotton Mill Girls; Erin's Green Shore; Shady Grove; Single Girl; Bury Me Not On The Lone Prairie; 500 Miles; The Brown Girl; Letter From Down The Road; Little Willie; Sweet Jane; Miner's Farewell (Poor Hardworking Miners); Fragments; Fare Thee We – 63 (MX: P4RM 2254/5(m))
Vanguard VRS-9162/VSD 79162 Hedy West, Volume 2: Boston Burglar; Moonshiner's Lament; Lady Beauty Bright; Pans Of Biscuits; The Little Carpenter; Lewiston Factory Mill Girls; Little Margaret; Don't Go Down That Lonesome Road; Little Old Man Lived Out West; Fair And Tender Ladies; William Hall; Poor Little Lost Baby; Anger In The Land; Run Slave Run; Hubbard; Farther Along – 64
Topic [UK] 12T 117  Old Times And Hard Times: Ballads and Songs from the Appalachians: The Wife Wrapt In Wether's Skin; Fair Rosamund; Barbara Allen; Old Joe Clark; The Coal Miner's Child; Gambling Man; Brother Ephus; Polly; The Davison-Wilder Blues; Lament For Barney Graham; The Rich Irish Lady; Shut Up In The Mines At Coal Creek; The Wife Of Usher's Well – 65 (US issues Folk-Legacy FSA-32 (1967), Folk-Legacy CD-32 (2004); also reissued as part of Fellside FECD 241 Ballads And Songs From The Appalachians in 2011)
Topic [UK] 12T 146 Pretty Saro and other Appalachian Ballads: The House Carpenter; Pretty Saro; Old Smokey; Blow Ye Gentle Winds; My Soul's Full Of Glory; Promised Land; Over There; Little Matty Groves; Rake And Rambling Boy; Joe Bowers; Whistle Daughter, Whistle; I'm An Old Bachelor; Johnny Sands; My Good Old Man; Frankie Silvers; Lee Tharin's Bar Room – 66 (reissued as part of Fellside FECD 241 Ballads And Songs From The Appalachians in 2011)
Topic 12T163 Ballads: The Foggy Dew*; Girl I Left In Danville; The Unquiet Grave; Baulampkin; Down In Adairsville; The Sheffield Apprentice*; Lucy Wan*; Little Sadie; The Cruel Mother; Love Henry; The Texan Rangers; George Collins* - 67 *Bill Clifton [gt]  (reissued as part of Fellside FECD 241 Ballads And Songs From The Appalachians in 2011)
Fontana [UK] STL 5432 Serves 'em Fine: Little Birdie; Gypsy Davy; Willie Taylor;  All In, Down and Out Blues;  Serves 'Em Fine;  Dark as a Dungeon;  Buddy, Won't You Roll;  The Lark;  Pale Green Disease;  The New Restaurant;  Greedy Old Daddy Not-Quite-Blues;  It Ain't Me Babe;  Anger in the Land;  I'm a Roving Grave Digger;  Suddenly Afraid;  Soldat; I Ain't Marching Anymore – 67
Topic [UK] 12T 208 Matching Ballads Of The British Isles And America: (tracks unknown) – unissued  with Ian Manuel
 Folk Variety [GER] FV-12008 Getting The Folk Out Of The Country: Free Little Bird; Maid Of The Shore; Whitchhouse Blues; Little Sadie; Blow Ye Gentle Winds; Curley Headed Baby; S-A-V-E-D; Mary Of The Wild Moor; Mississippi Sawyer; Picture From Life's Other Side; Pity Me All Day; Angel Band – 72 with Bill Cliftonn  (reissued in 1977 on Bear Family BF-15008)   
Bear Family [GER] BF-15003 Love, Hell and Biscuits [also titled Whores, Hell And Biscuits]: Shady Grove; Erin's Green Shore; Molly Bawn; Single Girl; Whore's Lament; Devil Perceived; When I Lay My Burdens Down; Pans Of Biscuits; How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live; Little Lump Of Coal; Green Rolling Hills Of West Virginia; Come All Ye Lewiston Factory Girls; Babies In The Mill; Red River Valley; Roll On Weary River Roll On - 76 (West Germany and the USA, 1974-1976)

SINGLES
Fontana [UK]
TF 913 The New Restaurant / Serves 'Em Fine – 08-03-68

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