Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Weldon Rogers



*30-10-1927 Marietta, Oklahoma, +13-09-2004
2nd version
by Richard Weize, Praguefrank
SESSIONS

July 1955 TNT Studio, San Antonio, TX – Weldon Rogers, * and Willie Rogers (+Shorty Underwood and Brushcutters: Earl Montgomery, Jean Stansbury, Georgia Underwood, Price Self)
001 PLEASE RETURN MY BROKEN HEART* Quenn Q151/BCD-16165
002 I'M BUILDING A ?? (ON THE MOON) Q151//BCD-16165
15 September 1956 KGNC Radio Station Studio, Amarillo, TX – Weldon Rogers, * and Willie Rogers (+Bobby Hughes, leon Sanders, etc.)
003 DIM LIGHTS, THICK SMOKE* Jewel 102102 //BCD-16165
004 FOR ALWAYS, YES FOR EVER 102//BCD-16165
30 April 1957 Norman Petty Studio, 1313 West 7th St., Clovis, NM – Weldon Rogers and The Teen Kings  (+Roy Underwood, Johnny Wilson, James Morrow, James Kennelley, Billy Ellis)
005 IM 1400 SO LONG, GOOD LUCK, GOODBYE Imperial X5451/BCD-16165
006 IM 1401 TRYING TO GET TO YOU X5451/BCD-16165
007 THE SALE OF BOKEN HEARTS unissued/ BCD-16165
008 MY ONLY LOVE unissued/ BCD-16165
7 July 1958 Zig Ziglar, Albuquerque, NM – Weldon Rogers and Wanda Wolfe
009 WOMEN DRIVERS Jewel 104
010 WALTZ OF NO REGRETS 104
19 January 1959 KOB TV Studio, Albuquerque, NM - Weldon Rogers and Wanda Wolfe
011 EVERYBODY WANTS YOU Jewel 103/ BCD-16165
012 THIS SONG IS JUST FOR YOU 103/ BCD-16165
March 1960 Ben Hall Studio, Big Spring, TX – Weldon Rogers and Wanda Rogers (Weldon Rogers [vcl/gt], Wanda Rogers [vcl/gt], Dena Hall [bass])
013 CIMARRON Jewel 105/ BCD-16165
014 BACK DOOR TO HEAVEN 105/ BCD-16165
July 1960 Ben Hall Studio, Big Spring, TX – Wade Jackson and Weldon Rogers (Wade Jackson [vcl], Weldon Rogers [vcl], Bill Schlotter [steel], Leon Fitts [bass], Fred Meyers [drums], Wanda Rogers [bck vcl])
015 FATHER TIME AND MOTHER NATURE Jewel 108
016 SEVEN KINDS OF LOVE 108
14 August 1960 Ben Hall Studio, Big Spring, TX – Weldon Rogers and Wanda Rogers (Weldon Rogers [vcl/gt], Wanda Rogers [vcl], Bill Schlotter [steel], Leon Fitts [bass], Bobby Durham [piano])
017 IF I HAD ONE DAY TO LIVE Jewel 107 524 Peach 744/ BCD-16165
018 LYING LIPS AND A CHEATIN
¢ HEART Jewel 107 524 Peach 744/ BCD-16165
019 IN A SPANISH TOWN Peach 748
020 IVE GOT THE YEARNING Peach 748
14 February 1961 Ben Hall Studio, Big Spring, TX – Weldon Rogers and Wanda Rogers (Weldon Rogers [vcl/gt], Wanda Rogers [vcl], Weldon Myrick [steel], Leon Fitts [bass], Bobby Durham [piano])
021 HG 135 AS LONG AS YOU ARE MINE Peach 759/ BCD-16165
022 HG 136 HOW TIMES HAVE CHANGED Peach 759
023 I
'M HANGING UP THE PHONE Peach 763
024 HEAVEN IN YOUR ARMS Peach 763
025 YOU MADE ME LOVE YOU Petal 2000/ BCD-16165
18 March 1963 Ben Hall Studio, Big Spring, TX – Weldon Rogers and Wanda Rogers (Weldon Rogers [vcl/gt], Wanda Rogers [vcl], Bill Schlotter [steel], Leon Fitts [bass], Fred Myers [drums], Troy Jordan [fiddle], Red Hayes [fiddle], Bobby Durham [piano])
026 THAT WAS IN THE DEAL Jewel 110/ BCD-16165
027 BRIGHT LIGHTS Jewel 110/ BCD-16165
028 TALK OF THE TOWN unissued/ BCD-16165
029 I STILL WANT YOU unissued/ BCD-16165
030 I'M GONNA BE AROUND unissued/ BCD-16165
ca. 25 September 1964 Ben Hall Studio, Big Spring, TX – Weldon Rogers / *as by Don Rogers (Weldon Rogers [vcl/gt], Bill Schlotter [steel], Leon Fitts [bass], Wanda Rogers [piano])
031 SoN 19241 TWO EMPTY GLASSES Chart 1220
031 SoN 19242 DON'T STEAL MY STYLE Chart 1220
033 I'M GONNA LOVE AGAIN* Great 1050/ BCD-16165
034 I LOST THE MOON* Great 1050 / BCD-16165
10 October 1964 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Weldon Rogers (Weldon Rogers [vcl], Wanda Rogers [gt], Bill Sanford [gt], Lloyd Green [steel], Junior Huskey [bass], Billy Canyon [drums])
035 LIVING WITH A HEARTACHE unissued/ BCD-16165
036 OUR RENDEZVOUS unissued/ BCD-16165
12 June 1965 Ben Hall Studio, Big Spring, TX – Weldon Rogers (Weldon Rogers [vcl], Dave Rogers [gt], Bill Schlotter [steel], Leon Fitts [bass], Fred Myers [drums])
037 SW 126 YOU'RE PARADISE Peach 730
038 SW-127 MR. MOUNTAIN LION Peach 730
late 1968 RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Weldon Rogers, * and Vennie Nice (Weldon Rogers [vcl], Bill Sanford [gt], Pete Wade [gt/dobro], Lloyd Green [steel], Junior Huskey [bass], Billy Canyon [drums], Hargus Robbins [piano] + Town and Country Singers)
039 WK3M-1202 I HAVEN'T SEEN MYSELF IN YEARS K-Ark 891/6034 BCD-16165
040 WK3M-1203 MR. MOUNTAIN LION K-Ark 891/6034 BCD-16165
041 WK3M-1204 I'VE GOT THE YEARNING* K-Ark 947/ BCD-16165
042 WK3M-1205 WOULD YOU STILL WANT ME* K-Ark 947/ BCD-16165
10 May 1970 Memphis, TN – Weldon Rogers (unknown musicians)
043 MISTER BULLFROG K-Ark 1024/6034
044 WANTA BUY A CHEAP GUITAR? K-Ark 1024/6034
045 CHAINED TO A MEMORY K-Ark 6034
046 IF I HAD ONE DAY TO LIVE K-Ark 6034
20 April 1972 Gene Breeden Studio, Washington, WA – Weldon Rogers (Ge Weldon Rogers [vcl], ne Breeden [gt], ? [banjo], ? [drums], Gene Riley [piano])
047 WOMEN MAKE A FOOL OUT OF ME K-Ark 6034
048 TEACH ME TO FORGET K-Ark 6034
049 MY LITTLE RAT K-Ark 6034
050 WHAT GOOD DOES IT DO K-Ark 6034
051 DON'
T LET YOUR SWEET LOVE DIE K-Ark 6034
052 YOU
'D BETTER BE NICE K-Ark 6034

ALBUMS
K-Ark 6034 Weldon Rogers Writes And Sings: I Haven't Seen Myself In Years; Mr. Mountain Lion; Mister Bullfrog; Wanta Buy A Cheap Guitar?; Chained To A Memory; If I Had One Day To Live; Women Make A Fool Out Of Me; Teach Me To Forget; My Little Rat; What Good Does It Do; Don't Let Your Sweet Love Die; You'd Better Be Nice – 72 (correct tracks order unknown)
Bear Family [GER] BCD-16165 Tryin' To Get To You: So Long, Good Luck, Goodbye;Trying to Get to You; The Sale of Broken Hearts; My Only Love; Please Return My Broken Heart; I'm Building a ?? on the Moon; Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Loud, Loud Music; For Always, Yes Forever; Everybody Wants You; I Still Want You; I'm Gonna Be Around; If I Had One Day to Live; Lying Lips and Cheatin' Heart; You Made Me Love You; Talk of the Town; That Was in the Deal; Bright Lights; This Song Is Just For You; Back Door of Heaven; Cimarron; As Long as You Are Mine; Living With a Heartache; Our Rendezous; I'm Gonna Love Again; I Lost the Moon; I Haven't Seen Myself in Years; Mr. Mountain Lion; I've Got the Yearning; Would You Still Wan – 26-01-98

SINGLES
Quenn (1955)
Q-151 I'm Building A ?? (On The Moon) / Please Return My Broken Heart – 10-55
Jewel (1956)
45-102 Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (And Loud, Loud Music) / For Always, Yes Forever - 56
Imperial (1957)
X5451 So Long, Good Luck And Goodbye / Trying To Get To You – 06-57 (rev. July 8)
Jewel (1958-60)
45-103 Everybody Wants You / This Song Is Just For You – 03-59 w. Wanda Wolfe
45-104 Women Drivers / Waltz Of No Regrets – 04-59 w. Wanda Wolfe (rev. Apr. 13)
45-105 Heaven's Back Door / Cimarron – 04-60 w. Wanda Rogers
45-JE-107 Lying Lips And Cheating Heart / If I Had One Day To Live – 09-60 w. Wanda Rogers (reissued on Jewel 524 and Peach 744)
45-JE-108 Father Time And Mother Nature / Seven Kinds Of Love – ca. 60 w. Wanda Rogers
748 Lyin' Lips And Cheatin' Heart / I've Got The Yearning - 61
Peach (1961)
759 How Times Have Changed / As Long As You Are Mine – 11-62 (rev. Nov. 10)
763 I'm Hanging Up The Phone / Heaven In Your Arms – 63
Jewel (1963)
45-JE-110 Bright Lights / That Was The Deal – 63
Great / Chart (1964)
1050 I'm Gonna love Again / I Lost The Moon – 64 (as by Don Rogers, released on Great)
1220 Two Empty Glasses / Don't Steal My Style - 65
Peach (1965)
730 Mr. Mountain Lion / You
¢re Paradise - 65
K-Ark (1969-71)
891 I Haven't Been Myself In Years / Mister Mountain Lion – ca. 69
947 Would You Still Want Me? / I've Got The Yearning – 69
K 1024 Mister Bullfrog / Wanna buy A Cheap Guitar – 72

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