Sunday, September 18, 2016

Alvin Crow



*29-09-1950 Oklahoma City, OK
3rd version
By Praguefrank, Lillie Ohlsson, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS
also recorded with Doug Sahm
1973 Sumer-Burnet Studios, Dallas, TX – Alvin Crown And The Neon Angels (Alvin Crow [vcl/gt/fiddle], Rick Crow [bass], Alan Fulfer [drums], Roger Crabtree [harmonica])
001 DYNAMITE DIANA Big Wheel 738101/BW-1003
002 TROUBLE LONESOME AND SORROW Big Wheel BW-1003
003 CHAINS ON ME Big Wheel 738101/BW-1003
004 FADED LOVE/A MAIDEN'S PRAYER Big Wheel BW-1003
005 ROLY POLY Big Wheel BW-1003
006 SAN ANTONIO ROSE Big Wheel BW-1003
007 A FOOL SUCH AS I Big Wheel BW-1003
008 OKLAHOMA HILLS Big Wheel BW-1003
009 HEART OVER MIND Big Wheel BW-1003
010 TOO LONELY TOO LONG Big Wheel BW-1003
1975 Odyssey Sound, Austin, TX - Alvin Crow and Pleasant Valley Boys (Alvin Crow [vcl/fiddle], Rick Crow [ld gt], Bobby Earl Smith [rh gt], Gary ”Smoothie” Roller [bass], John Holly [drums], Herb Steiner [steel] Jesse Ashlock [fiddle-1], Roger Crabtree [french harp]. Producer Alvin Crow and the Pleasant Valley Boys)
011 FIDDLER AND LADY Long Neck 751-020/NR-6751 Polydor PD-1-6124
012 CHAINS ON ME Long Neck NR-6751 Polydor PD-1-6124
013 REARVIEW WINDOW Long Neck NR-6751 Polydor PD-1-6124
014 I JUST DROPPED BY TO SEE THE SHOW Long Neck NR-6751 Polydor PD-1-6124
015 NYQUIL BLUES Long Neck 751-020/NR-6751 Polydor PD-14437/PD-1-6124
016 DYNAMITE DIANA Long Neck 751-019/ NR-6751 Polydor PD-1-6124
017 WHEN I STOP LOVING YOU -1 Long Neck NR-6751 Polydor PD-1-6124
018 THAT'S A TOUCH I LIKE -1 Long Neck NR-6751 Polydor PD-1-6124
019 FOOLISH FAITH Long Neck NR-6872/NR-6751 Polydor PD-1-6124
020 ALL NIGHT LONG Long Neck NR-6872/NR-6751 Polydor PD-1-6124
021 I CRY EVERY NIGHT  751-019
ca February 1977 Nashville, TN - Alvin Crow and Pleasant Valley Boys (Alvin Crow [vcl/fiddle], Leon Rausch [duet vcl-1], Rick Crow [Telecaster], Tommy Allsup [gt], Bobby Earl Smith [Epiphone ac gt], Diane Tignor [banjo],  Herb Steiner [steel], Roger Crabtree [French harp], Smoothie Roller [bass], Tiny McFarland [drums], Big Dan The Piano Man Espedal/ Al Strickland [piano], Ed Marcel Vizard [sax],  Producer: Tommy Allsup)
022 77N-2640 YES SHE DO, NO SHE DON‘T (I’M SATISFIED WITH MY GAL) -1 Polydor PD-14387/PD-1-6102
023 CAN'T SHAKE THE SANDS OF TEXAS FROM MY SHOES PD-1-6102
024 HIGH STEPPER PD-1-6102
025 ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE PD-14387/ PD-1-6102
026 (TEXAS KID'S) RETIREMENT RUN PD-1-6102
027 BROKEN SPOKE WALTZ –instr.-  PD-14437/PD-1-6102
028 CRAZY LITTLE MAMA (AT MY FRONT DOOR) PD-14410/ PD-1-6102
029 YOU'RE THE ONE I THOUGHT I'D NEVER LOSE PD-1-6102
030 TURKEY, TEXAS (HOME OF BOB WILLS) PD-1-6102
031 WINE ME UP PD-1-6102
032 COTTON-EYED JOE PD-1-6102
1984 Wink Tyler’s Studio, Austin, TX/Pedernales Studio, Spicewood, TX – Alvin Crow (Alvin Crow [vcl/fiddle], Rick Crow [gt]. Junior Brown/Jimmy Day [steel], Speedy Sparks [bass], David Apke [drums], Marcia Ball [piano]. Producer: Alvin Crow)
033 WORLD FULL OF LOVE  TRP 851
034 TOO MANY NIGHTS IN A ROADHOUSE  TRP 851
035 TOWN AND COUNTRY TAVERNS TRP 851
036 REAL THING TRP 851
037 WEST TEXAS WIND TRP 851
038 WISHING FOR YOU TRP 851
039 QUEEN OF THE BAYOU TRP 851
040 GONNA HAVE A PARTY  TRP 851
041 DON’T LET ME LOVE YOU  TRP 851
042 THINK IT OVER TRP 851
Early 1986 Arlyn Studios, Austin, TX – Alvin Crow and The Pleasant Valley Boys (Alvin Crow [vcl/fiddle], John Reed [gt], Rick Cow [gt/hmny vcl], Michele Murphy [gt/ hmny vcl], Scott Walls [steel], John Ely [lap steel], Don Bacoch [bass], T. J. McFarland [drums], Ed Vizard [sax].  Producer: Alvin Crown, TJ. McFarland)
043 COMIN‘  BACK TO TEXAS  Austex ATX 003 
044 LOVIN‘  ON BORROWED TIME  Austex ATX 003 
045 NEON ANGEL  Austex ATX 003 
046 FEEL LIKE A FOOL  Austex ATX 003 
047 UNDERNEATH THE TEXAS SKY  Austex ATX 003 
048 WHERE´D YOU STAY LAST NIGHTS  Austex ATX 003 
049 LOWDOWN BLUES  Austex ATX 003 
050 BROWN EYES WALTZ  Austex ATX 003 
051 LOVE PLAYED A JOKE  Austex ATX 003 
1988 Austin,  TX – Alvin Crow (Producer: Joe Gracey)
052 FIDDLER'S LADY Broken Spoke NR-17697
053 WINE ME UP Broken Spoke NR-17697
054 LIVING ON MEMORIES Broken Spoke NR-17697
055 DYNAMITE DIANA Broken Spoke NR-17697
056 SANDS OF TEXAS Broken Spoke NR-17697
057 ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE Broken Spoke NR-17697
1988 [live] Broken Spoke, 3201 S. Lamar, Austin,  TX – Alvin Crow, *and Leon Rausch
05701 BROKEN SPOKE LEGEND Broken Spoke NR-17697
05702 BIG BALLS IN COWTOWN Broken Spoke NR-17697
05703 FADED LOVE Broken Spoke NR-17697
05704 BRING IT ON DOWN TO MY HOUSE* Broken Spoke NR-17697
05705 YOU SEND ME Broken Spoke NR-17697
05706 SO LONG Broken Spoke NR-17697
1988 River City Sound, Austin, TX – Alvin Crow (Alvin Crow [fiddle/tic tac/rh gt/ bck vcl], Rick Crow [el gt], David Zettner/Marty Muse [steel], Don Bacoch [bass gt], Freddie Krc [drums], Mike Dennis [bck vcl], James M. White [vcl, last part-1].  Producer: Alvin Crow)
058 HONKY TONK TRAIL Broken Spoke NR-18110
059 TOO COUNTRY Broken Spoke NR-18110
060 DANCE WITH WHO BRUNG YOU -1 Broken Spoke NR-18110
061 I'LL GO DOWN SWINGING Broken Spoke NR-18110
062 RED NECK ROCK Broken Spoke NR-18110
063 REAL THING Broken Spoke NR-18110
064 SWEETWATER WALTZ Broken Spoke NR-18110
065 ABOUT THAT TIME AGAIN Broken Spoke NR-18110
066 BE MY MOMMA AGAIN Broken Spoke NR-18110
067 THE WAY IT IS Broken Spoke NR-18110
1992 [live] Broken Spoke, 3201 S. Lamar, Austin,  TX  – Alvin Crow (Alvin Crow [vcl/fiddle/gt/Mandocaster], Rick Crow [vcl/gt], James M. White [vcl], Scott Wall [steel], Don Bacoch [bass], John Chandler [drums]. Producer: Alvin Crow) [overdubs recorded at production Block, Austin, TX]
06701 BIG IRON Broken Spoke NR-18895
06702 STREETS OF LAREDO Broken Spoke NR-18895
06703 RIDING DOWN THE CANYON Broken Spoke NR-18895
06704 EL PASO Broken Spoke NR-18895
06705 GHOST RIDERS IN THE SKY Broken Spoke NR-18895
06706 HIGH NOON Broken Spoke NR-18895
06707 BACK IN THE SADDLE  Broken Spoke NR-18895
06708 OUT ON THE LONELY PRAIRIE Broken Spoke NR-18895
06709 COMING BACK TO TEXAS Broken Spoke NR-18895
06710 BRIGHT SHERMAN VALLEY Broken Spoke NR-18895
06711 STRAWBERRY ROAN  Broken Spoke NR-18895
06712 PATONIA Broken Spoke NR-18895
06713 RUNNING GUN  Broken Spoke NR-18895
Ca 1995 Stardog Studio, Austin, TX – Alvin Crow (Alvin Crow [gt/fiddle], Rick Crow [gt], Scott Walls [steel], Don Bacock [bass], John Chandler [drums])
068 FIDDLER'S LADY Broken Spoke CD 9608 
069 SANDS OF TEXAS Broken Spoke CD 9608 
070 ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE Broken Spoke CD 9608 
071 DYNAMITE DIANA Broken Spoke CD 9608 
072 TURKEY TEXAS Broken Spoke CD 9608
073 REARVIEW MIRROR Broken Spoke CD 9608
074 CHAINS ON ME Broken Spoke CD 9608
075 NYQUIL BLUES Broken Spoke CD 9608 
076 WHEN I STOP LOVIN' YOU Broken Spoke CD 9608
077 FOOLISH FAITH Broken Spoke CD 9608 
078 JUST DROPPED BY TO SEE THE SHOW  Broken Spoke CD 9608
2004 Austin, TX – Alvin Crow, *w. Charlie Edwards
079 DIXIE (DOG) *
080 BOOM TOWN
081 THICK AND THIN
082 THE GOOD LIFE IN TEXAS
083 TRAILER ON THE EDGE OF TOWN
084 FREE AT LAST (MALE)
085 FREE AT LAST (FEMALE)
086 YESTERDAY'S OATMEAL
087 THIS OLD BAR ROOM
088 CAN'T LET YOU SAY GOODBYE
089 THE LAST DAY OF MY LIFE
090 FREE AT LAST (REPRISE)
tracks above issued on album White Trash Opera
2014 Austin, TX - Alvin Crow and The Pleasant Valley Boys
091 NOW AND THEN
092 BILLY THE KID
093 GUILTY
094 HONKY TONK TRAIL
095 LAST LAUGH
096 LOSING THE HEARTACHE
097 LOWDOWN BLUES
098 MR. HONKY TONK
Tracks above issued on album Now and Then
2014 Austin, TX - Alvin Crow and The Pleasant Valley Boys (Alvin crow [vcl/fiddle], Jason Crown [vcl-1] + unknown musicians)
099 MENDOCINO PAC 002
100 IT'S GONNA BE EASY PAC 002
101 GROOVER'S PARADISE -1  PAC 002
102 TEXAS ME PAC 002
103 DOWN ON THE BORDER PAC 002
104 POISON LOVE PAC 002
105 AT THE CROSSROADS -1 PAC 002
106 THE RAINS CAME PAC 002
107 ADIOS MEXICO PAC 002
108 IT WAS FUN WHILE IT LASTED PAC 002

ALBUMS
Long Neck NR-6751 Alvin Crow And The Pleasant Valley Boys:
Fiddler's Lady; Chains On Me; Rearview Mirror; I Just Dropped By To See The Show; Nyquil Blues; Dynamite Diana; When I Stop Loving You; That's A Touch I Like; Foolish Faith; All Night Long – 76 (reissued on Polydor PD-1-6124 in 1977)
Polydor PD-1-6102 High Riding: Yes She Do, No She Don't (I'm Satisfied With My Gal); Can't Shake The Sands Of Texas From My Shoes; High Stepper; One Foot In The Grave; (The Texas Kid's) Retirement Run; Broken Spoke Waltz; Crazy Little Mama (At My Front Door); You're The One I Thought I'd Never Lose; Turkey, Texas : Home Of Bob Wills; Wine Me Up; Cotton-Eyed Joe – 04-77
Big Wheel BW-1003 Alvin Crow And The Neon Angels: Dynamite Diana; Trouble, Lonesome And Sorrow; Chains On Me; Faded Love/A Maiden's Prayer; Roly Poly; San Antonio Rose; Fool Such As I; Oklahoma Hills; Heart Over Mind; Too Lonely Too Long – 79
Austex/TRP-851 Welcome To Texas:  World Full Of Love; Too Many Nights In A Roadhouse; Town And Country Taverns; Real Thing; West Texas; Wishing For You ; Queen Of The Bayou; Gonna Have A Party; Don’t Let Me Love You; Think It Over – 84
Austex ATX 003 Long Texas Nights: Comin´ Back To Texas; Lovin´ On Borrowed Time; Neon Angel; Feel Like A Fool; Underneath The Texas Sky; Where´d You Stay Last Nights; Lowdown Blues; Brown Eyes Waltz; Love Played A Joke - 86
Broken Spoke NR-17697 Pure Country: Fiddler's Lady;Wine Me Up; Living On Memories; Dynamite Diana; Sands Of Texas; One Foot In The Grave; Broken Spoke Legend; Big Balls In Cowtown; Faded Love; Bring It On Down To My House; You Send Me; So Long – 88
Broken Spoke NR-18110 Honkytonk Trail: Honky Tonk Trail; Too Country; Dance With Who Brung You; I'll Go Down Swinging; Red Neck Rock; Real Thing; Sweetwater Waltz; About That Time Again; Be My Momma Again; The Way It Is -  88
Broken Spoke NR-18895 Cowboy!: Big Iron; Streets Of Laredo; Riding Down The Canyon; El Paso; Ghost Riders In The Sky; High Noon; Back In The Saddle; Out On The Lonely Prairie; Coming Back To Texas;  Bright Sherman Valley; Strawberry Roan; Patonia; Running Gun - 92
Broken Spoke CD-9608 Texas Classics: Fiddler's Lady; Sands of Texas; One Foot in the Grave; Dynamite Diana; Turkey Texas; Rearview Mirror; Chains on Me; Nyquil Blues; When I Stop Lovin' You; Foolish Faith; Just Dropped by to See the Show - 96
Broken Spoke ? White Trash Opera: Dixie (Dog) [w.Charlie Edwards]; Boom Town; Thick And Thin;The Good Life In Texas; Trailer On The Edge Of Town; Free At Last (Male); Free At Last (Female); Yesterday's Oatmeal; This Old Bar Room; Can't Let You Say Goodbye; The Last Day Of My Life; Free At Last (Reprise) – 04
Alvin Crow ? (825479933020) Now And Then: Now And Then;  Billy The Kid;  Guilty;  Honky Tonk Trail;  Last Laugh;  Losing The Heartache;  Lowdown Blues;  Mr. Honky Tonk -  31-01-15
Alvin Crow PAC 002 To Sir Doug With Love, vol. 1: Mendocino; It's Gonna Be Easy; Groover's Paradise [vcl Jason Crow] ; Texas Me; Down On the Border; Poison Love; At the Crossroads  [vcl Jason Crow]; The Rains Came; Adios Mexico; It Was Fun While It Lasted – 06-16


SINGLES
Big Wheel
738101 Dynamite Diana / Chains On Me – 73
Crazy Cajun
CC 2001 (The Texas Kid's) Retirement Run / Country Ways - 75
Long Neck (1975-76)
751-019 Dynamite Diana / I Cry Every Night - 75
751-020 Fiddler's Lady /Nyquil Blues - 75
NR 6872-1 All Night Long / Foolish Faith - 76
Polydor (1977)
PD 14387 One Foot In The Grave / Yes, She Do, No, She Don't - 04-77
PD 14410 Crazy Little Mama / At My Front Door - 08-77
PD 14437 Nyquil Blues / Broken Spoke Waltz - 11-77

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