Sunday, August 14, 2016

Johnson Family Singers



3rd version
by Kurt Rokitta, Praguefrank
SESSIONS

27 September 1946 Charlotte, NC – Johnson Family Singers (Producer: Art Satherley)
001 CCO 4679 SUNDAY MORNING IN DIXIE 37340 20118/Cattle Compact CCD-244
002 CCO 4680 A HOUSE BUILT ON A ROCK 38087 20405/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
003 CCO 4681 HE PUT SUNSHINE IN MY SOUL 37340 20118/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
004 CCO 4682 LORD, BUILD ME A CABIN IN GLORY 38087 20405/Cattle Compact CCD-244
20 October 1946 Charlotte, NC – Johnson Family Singers (Producer: Art Satherley)
005 CCO 4675 I’LL REAP MY HARVEST IN HEAVEN 37225 20098/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
006 CCO 4676 OLD FAMILY BIBLE 37887 20369
007 CCO 4677 WAIT FOR THE LIGHT TO SHINE 37887 20369
008 CCO 4678 CABIN IN THE VALLEY OF THE PINES 37225 20098/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
28 December 1947 Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Johnson Family Singers
009 CO 38753 JUST SAY A LITTLE PRAYER 20471/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
010 CO 38754 I’VE GOT A FEELING 20536/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
011 CO 38755 A HAVEN IN HAVEN 20471/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
012 CO 38756 JUST LIKE ME 20509/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
28 December 1947 Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Johnson Family Singers
013 CO 38762 MAY THE CIRCLE BE COMPLETE 20426/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
014 CO 38763 SOMEBODY’S WAITING FOR ME 20426/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
015 CO 38764 KEEP ON THE SUNNY SODE 20509/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
016 CO 38765 THERE’S A LITTLE PINE LOG CABIN 20536/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
4 May 1949 Charlotte, NC – Johnson Family Singers
017 CO 40754 GOD IS MY LANDLORD 20603 2-303/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
018 CO 40755 LET’S RIDE THAT PLANE 20603 2-303/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
019 CO 40756/ZLP-1798 THE OLD COUNTRY CHURCH 20653 2-432/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
020 CO 40757 WHEN THERE’S STARLIGHT ON THE BLUEGRASS 20589 2-248/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
021 CO 40758 GRANDMA’S SPINNING WHEEL 20589 2-248/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
022 CO 40759 YOU‘VE GOT TO WALK THAT LONESOME ROAD 20693
023 CO 40760 IT’S AN UNFRIENDLY WORLD 20693
024 CO 40761 I’LL MEET YOU IN THE MORNING 20653 2-432/Cattle Compact CCD-244
23 June 1950 New York Citu – Johnson Family Singers
025 CO 43990 HE WILL PAY ALL THE COST 20767 2-934/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
026 CO 43991 REUNION IN THE SKY 20759 2-860/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
027 CO 43992 GET ON YOUR KNEES, SINNER 20736 2-756/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
028 CO 43993 I HAVE GOT OLD TIME RELIGION 20759 2-860/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
029 CO 43994 THE HALLELUJAH TRAIN 20736 2-756/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
030 CO 43995 DON‘T BE ASHAMED OF YOUR RELIGION 20767 2-934/ Cattle Compact CCD-244
7 May 1951 Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Johnson Family Singers
061 CO 45880 DELIVERANCE WILL COME 4-20934
062 CO 45881 FARTHER ALONG 4-20867/CL 1177
063 CO 45882 OLD FASHIONED COTTAGE IN HEAVEN 4-20934
064 CO 45883 DEATH OF ELLENTON 4-20895
065 CO 45884 PRECIOUS MEMORIES 4-20838/CL 1177
066 CO 45885 COME AND SEE ME 4-20895
067 CO 45886 THE OLD RUGGED CROSS 4-20867/CL 1177
068 CO 45887 I LIKE THE OLDTIME WAY 4-20838
9 May 1951 Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Betty Johnson and Johnson Family Singers
069 CO 45910/NASH 1232? AN EVENING PRAYER 4-20834/CL 1177
070 CO 45911/NASH 1233?  OH, GENTLE SHEPHERD 4-20834/CL 1177
24 September 1951 Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Betty Johnson and Johnson Family Singers
071 CO 46933/NASH-1299? MY MOTHER’S PRAYER 4-20882
072 CO 46934/NASH-1300? WHEN THE SAVIOR REACHED DOWN FOR ME 4-20919
073 CO 46935/NASH-1301? PROMISE AND A PRAYER 4-20882
074 CO 46936/NASH-1302? PRAY FOR ME 4-20919
13 June 1952 Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Johnson Family Singers
075 CO 48048 THE HAVEN OF REST 4-21069/CL 1177
076 CO 48049 ARE YOU WASHED IN THE BLOOD 4-21069/CL 1177
077 CO 48050 PASS ME NOT BY 4-21126
078 CO 48051 I NEED THE PRAYERS 4-21126
079 CO 48052 WHERE NO CABINS FALL 4-20991
080 CO 48053 A ROOM FOR MY SAVIOR TODAY 4-20991
081 CO 48054 BRIGHT MANSIONS UP ABOVE 4-21050
082 CO 48055 FAITH OF OUR FATHERS 4-21050/CL 1177
13 June 1952 Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Betty Johnson and Johnson Family Singers
083 CO 48056 MY MOTHER’S BIBLE 4-21024
084 CO 48057 WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS 4-20984/CL 1177
085 CO 48058 HAVE THINE OWN WAY, LORD 4-20984/CL 1177
086 CO 48059 WHERE HE LEADS ME 4-21024/CL 1177
4 September 1953 New York City ­- Johnson Family Singers
087 CO 49931 WHISPERING HOPE 4-21180/CL 1177
088 CO 49932 THE SWEETEST GIFT 4-21180
089 CO 49933 THE OLD FAMILY CIRCLE 4-21251
090 CO 49934 I’D LIKE TO FEEL AT HOME 4-21251
091 CO 49935 MY HOME SWEET HOME 4-21308
092 CO 49936 HIS LOVE IS MINE 4-21308
21 September 1954 Thomas Production, 109 13th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Johnson Family Singers
093 E4-VB-5501 SPEAK TO HIM 47-6047
094 E4-VB-5502 DO YOU KNOW WHERE GOD LIVES? 47-5910
095 E4-VB-5503 LORD IS COUNTING ON YOU 47-5910
096 E4-VB-5504 HE HAD TO GO TO CALVARY 47-6582/LPM-1128 LSP-3435
16 January 1955 [14:00-15:30] RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Johnson Family Singers (Jack Shook, Jerry Byrd, John Gordy + vocal chorus. Producer: Steve Sholes)
097 F2-WB-0208 LET ME STAY A LITTLE LONGER 47-6114
098 F2-WB-0209 AND HE WAS THERE 47-6372
17 January 1955 RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Johnson Family Singers (Producer: Steve Sholes)
099 F2-WB-0214 YOU MUST BE BORN AGAIN 47-6114
100 F2-WB-0215 CLIMBING UP THE LADDER 47-6047
27 May 1955 RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Johnson Family Singers
101 F2-WB-2284 WHEN WE ALL GET TO HEAVEN LPM-1128 LSP-3435
102 F2-WB-2285 WHEN THE ROLL IS CALLED UP YONDER LPM-1128 LSP-3435
103 F2-WB-2286  SHALL WE GATHER AT THE RIVER? LPM-1128 LSP-3435
104 F2-WB-2287 STANDING ON THE PROMISES LPM-1128 LSP-3435
28 May 1955 RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Johnson Family Singers
105 F2-WB-2291 TELL ME THE OLD, OLD STORY LPM-1128 LSP-3435
106 F2-WB-2292 STAND UP, STAND UP FOR JESUS LPM-1128 LSP-3435
107 F2-WB-2293 I WILL SING THE WONDROUS STORY LPM-1128 LSP-3435
108 F2-WB-2294 CAMPIN' IN CANAAN'S LAND LPM-1128 LSP-3435
29 May 1955 RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Johnson Family Singers
109 F2-WB-2295 YOUR FIRST DAY IN HEAVEN 47-6372
110 F2-WB-2296 OLD TIME RELIGION 47-6582/LPM-1128 LSP-3435
111 F2-WB-2297 STANDIN' IN THE NEED OF PRAYER LPM-1128 LSP-3435
112 F2-WB-2298 KEEP ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF LIFE LPM-1128 LSP-3435
17 August 1955 [14:00-17:00] RCA Victor Studio, 445 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL – Johnson Family Singers (John Frigo [bass], Frank Rulle [drums], Marty Rubenstein [piano]. Producer: Stephen Sholes)
113 F2-WB-0754 SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS, part 1 47-6243/CAS-953
114 F2-WB-0755 SHIFTING, WHISPERING SANDS, part 2 47-6243/CAS-953
17 November 1956 RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Johnson Family Singers
115 G2-WB-5413  PRECIOUS MEMORIES  20/47-6912
116 G2-WB-5414  MAY GOD BE WITH YOU 47-6756
117 G2-WB-5415  YOU TAKE YOUR ROAD  47-6756
29 June 1959 RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN – Johnson Family Singers (Producer: Charles Grean)
118 K2-WB-0578 STAND UP, STAND FOR JESUS LSP-2126
119 K2-WB-0579  WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS  LSP-2126
120 K2-WB-0580 SOFTLY AND TENDERLY JESUS IS CALLING LSP-2126
121 K2-WB-0581 CROWN HIM WITH MANY CROWNS LSP-2126
122 K2-WB-0582 I LOVE TO TELL THE STORY LSP-2126
123 K2-WB-0583 ROCK OF AGES LSP-2126
124 K2-WB-0584 HE LEADTH ME LSP-2126
125 K2-WB-0585 NOW THE DAY IS OVER LSP-2126
126 K2-WB-0586 HOLY, HOLY, HOLY LSP-2126
127 K2-WB-0587 NEAR THE CROSS LSP-2126
128 K2-WB-0588 SHALL WE HATHER AT THE RIVER LSP-2126
129 K2-WB-0589 BLESSED BE THE TIE THAT BINDS LSP-2126
130 K2-WB-0590 I AM THINE, O LORD LSP-2126
131 K2-WB-0591 TELL ME THE OLD, OLD STORY LSP-2126
132 K2-WB-0592 JUST AS I AM LSP-2126
133 K2-WB-0593 GOD BE WITH YOU LSP-2126
1960 unknown – Betty Johnson and The Johnson Family Singers
134 L8OW-6817 THERE'S A STAR SPANGLED BANNER WAVING SOMEWHERE – 1960 Coed 532
135 L8OW-6818 TAKE A LITTLE LOOK (IN THE GOOD BOOK) Coed 532


ALBUMS
RCA Victor LPM-1128 Old Time Religion: Old Time Religion; Stand Up For Jesus; When We All Get To Heaven; I Will Sing The Wondrous Story; Keep On The Sunny Side Of Life; He Had To Go To Calvary; Shall We Gather At The River?; Tell Me The Old, Old Story; When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder; Standin' In The Need Of Prayer; Campin' In Canaan's Land; Standing On The Promises - 55 (reissued on LSP-3435 in 1965, also on Camden CASe 846 Old Time Religion with two tracks omitted)
Columbia CL-1177 Faith Of Our Fathers: Faith Of Our Fathers; What A Friend We Have In Jesus; The Old Rugged Cross; Are You Washed In The Blood; Oh Gentle Shepherd; Farther Along; Whispering Hope; Have Thine Own Way, Lord; The Haven Of Rest; Precious Memories; Where He Leads Me; An Evening Prayer - 58
RCA Victor LPM/LSP-2126 Sing Hymns With The Johnson Family Singers: Stand Up, Stand Up For Jesus; What A Friend We Have In Jesus; Softly And Tenderly Jesus Is Calling; Crown Him With Many Crowns; I Love To Tell The Story; Rock Of Ages, Cleft For Me; He Leadeth Me; Now The Day Is Over; Holy, Holy, Holy; Near The Cross; Shall We Gather At The River; Blest Be The Tie; I Am Thine, O Lord; Tell Me The Old, Old Story; Just As I Am; God Be With You – 59 (MX: K2WP-5180/1(m))
RCA Camden CAL/CAS-953e The Johnson Family Sings "Shall We Gather At The River" And Other Family Favorites: Shall We Gather At The River; Shifting, Whispering Sands; You Must Be Born Again; Keep On The Sunny Side; Standing On The Promises; Precious Memories; I Will Sing The Wondrous Story; May God Be With You; Stand Up For Jesus; When We All Get To Heaven – 03-66
Original Cast 9779 We Sang for Our Supper: Dig a Little Deeper; I'll Meet You in the Morning; I'm Gonna Take a Ride; Precious Memories; Swing Wide Yo Golden Gate; I'd Like to Feel at Home; Cabin in the Valley of the Pines; Farther Along; I've Got a Feeling; When the White Azaleas Start Blooming; We Will Stand by the Red, White, and Blue; (Take Me Back to My) Boots and Saddle; On Moonlight Bay; Keep on the Sunny Side; I'm Throwing Rice; Grandfather's Clock; Let Me Call You Sweetheart; Telling My Troubles to My Old Guitar; I'll Be With You in Apple Blossom Time; The Death of Ellenton -18-11-97
Cattle Compact [GER] CCD-244 Sunday Morning In Dixie: Sunday Morning In Dixie; House Built On A Rock; He Put The Sunshine In My Soul; Lord Build Me A Cabin In Glory; I'll Reap My Harvest In Heaven; Cabin In The Valley Of The Pines; Just Say A Little Prayer; I've Got A Feeling (Deep Down In My Soul); Haven In Heaven; Keep On The Sunny Side; May The Circle Be Unbroken; Somebody's Waiting For Me; Just Like Me; There's A Little Pine Log Cabin; God Is My Landlord; Let's Ride That Plane; Old Country Church (At The Foot Of The Hill); When It's Starlight On The Bluegrass; Grandma's Spinning Wheel; I'll Meet You In The Morning; He Will Pay All The Cost; Reunion In The Sky; Get On Your Knees Sinner; I Have Got Old Time Religion; Hallelujah Train; Don't Be Ashamed Of Your Religion - 01
Bliss Tavern Music ? (UPC769386123221) Singing On The Mountain: Do You Know Where God Lives; The Lord Is Counting On You; Speak To Him; Climbing Up the Ladder; You take Your Road; May God Be With You; He Was There; Your First Day In Heaven; Let Me Stay A Little Longer; You Must Be Born Again; Ole Time Religion; Keep On the Sunny Side - 07 (RCA tracks)

EPs
Columbia
B11771 Faith Of Your Fathers, part 1: Faith Of Your Fathers; What A friend / The Old Rugged Cross; Are You Washed In The Blood – 58
B11772 Faith Of Your Fathers, part 2: Oh Gentle Shepherd; Farther Along / Whispering Hope; Have Thine Own Way, Lord  – 58
B11773 Faith Of Your Fathers, part 3: The Haven Of Rest; Precious Memories /  Where He Leads Me; An Evening Prayer - 58
RCA Victor
DJ 43 [47-6755/47-6756]  [Blackwood Brothers:] Then I Met The Masters; The Touch Of His Hands / [Johnson Family Singers:] You Take Your Road; May God Be With You – 56 (promo; MX: G2NH-9401/2)


SINGLES
Columbia (1947-54)
37225 Cabin In The Valley Of The Pines / I'll Reap My Harvest In Heaven - 02-47
37340 Sunday Morning In Dixie / He Put The Sunshine In My Soul - 05-47
37887 The Old Family Bible / Wait For The Light To Shine – 09-47 (rev. Sept. 20)
38087 A House Built On A Rock / Lord, Build Me A Cabin In Glory Land - 01-48
20098 Cabin In The Valley Of The Pines / I'll Reap My Harvest In Heaven – 48 (reissue)
20118 Sunday Morning In Dixie / He Put The Sunshine In My Soul – 48 (reissue)
20369 The Old Family Bible / Wait For The Light To Shine – 48 (reissue)
20405 A House Built On A Rock / Lord, Build Me A Cabin In Glory Land - 48 (reissue)
20426 May The Circle Be Complete / Somebody's Waiting For Me - 05-48 (rev. May 29)
20471 A Haven In Heaven / Just Say A Little Prayer - 08-48
20509 Just Like Me / Keep On The Sunny Side - 11-48
20536 I've Got A Feeling / There's A Little Pine Log Cabin - 02-49
20589/2-248 [33 RPM] Grandma's Spinning Wheel / When It's Starlight On The Blue Grass – ca. 20-06-49
20603/2-303 God Is My Landlord / Let's Ride That Plane - 08-49
20653/2-432 I'll Meet You In The Morning / The Old Country Church – ca. 26-12-49
20693/2-626 It's A Unfriendly World / You've Got The Walk That Lonesome Road - 05-50 (rev. May 20)
20736/2-756 Get On Your Knees, Sinner / The Hallelujah Train - 09-50
20759/2-860 Reunion In The Sky / I Have Got Old Time Religion - 11-50
20767/2-934 He Will Pay All The Cost / Don't Be Ashamed Of Your Religion -01-51
4-20838 Precious Memories / I Like The Old Time Way - 06-51
4-20867 The Old Rugged Cross / Farther Along - 10-51 w. Jimmie Dickens String Band
4-20895 Come And See Me / The Death Of Ellenton - 01-52
4-20919 Pray For Me / When The Savior Reached Down For Me – 03-52
4-20934 Deliverance Will Come / Old Fashioned Cottage In Heaven - 05-52
4-20991-s A Room For My Savior Today / Where No Cabins Fall - 08-52 (rev. Aug. 9)
4-21050-s Bright Mansions Up Above / Faith Of Our Fathers - 11-52 (rev. Dec. 6)
4-21069-s Are You Washed In The Blood? / Haven Of Rest - 02-53
4-21126-s I Need The Prayers / Pass Me Not By - 06-53 (rev. July 4)
4-21180-s The Sweetest Gift / Whispering Hope – ca. 09-11-53
4-21251-s I'd Like To Feel At Home / The Old Family Circle – 05-54
4-21308-s My Home Sweet Home / His Love Is Mine - 09-54 (rev. Sept. 23)
4-54032-s Farther Along / The Old Rugged Cross – 5- (Hall of Fame series)
RCA Victor (1954-57)
20/47-5910 Do You Know Where God Lives? / Lord Is Counting On You - 11-54
20/47-6047 Speak To Him / Climbing Up The Ladder - 03-55 (rev. March 19)
20/47-6114 Let Me Stay A Little Longer / You Must Be Born Again - 05-55
20/47-6243 The Shifting, Whispering Sands, part 1 / The Shifting, Whispering Sands, part 1 - 09-55 (rev. Nov. 12)
20/47-6372 Your First Day In Heaven / And He Was There - 12-55 (rev. Jan. 7)
20/47-6582 Old Time Religion / He Had To Go To Calvary - 07-56
20/47-6756 May God Be With You / You Take Your Road - 12-56
47-6912 Tell Me The Old, Old Story / Precious Memories - 05-57
Coed (1960)
532 There's A Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere – 1960 / Take A Little Look (In The Good Book) – 60 w. Betty Johnson

No comments:

Post a Comment