Thursday, October 27, 2016

Tom (Thom) Bresh



Thomas Charles Bresh, *23-02-1948 Hollywood, CA
3rd version

by Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Mario Manciotti, Walter Gabriel, Russell Rosen
SESSIONS

6 January 1972 unknown – Tom Bresh (arr. By George Wagner. Producer: Tex Hughes)
001 K-12852 D.B. COOPER, WHERE ARE YOU Thunder and Tummy RN 1014 Kapp K-2160
002 K-12853 APPLE PIE Thunder and Tummy RN 1014  K-2160
7 November 1974 Hollywood, CA – Tom Bresh (Producer: Jimmy Bowen)
003 74L-6631 WAIT 'TIL THE TIME IS RIGHT MGM M 14783
004 74L-6632 YOU'RE THE BEST DADDY IN THE WORLD M 14783
14 April 1975 Nashville, TN – Tom Bresh (Producer: Jimmy Bowen)
005 75N-6889 COLD DUCK unissued
006 75N-6890 A FIRE AND YOU unissued
007 75N-6891 RENO LADY unissued
008 75N-6892 SODA POP AND GUMBALL DAYS M 14824
20 May 1975 Hollywood, CA – Tom Bresh (Producer: Jimmy Bowen)
009 75L-6922 SEVEN SONGS M 14824
010 75L-6923 IF EVERYONE WAS HAPPY unissued
011 75L-6924 I’VE GOT TO SING unissued
ca January 1976 Hollywood Sound Recorders, Hollywood, CA– Tom Bresh (Producer: Jimmy Bowen)
012 HOME MADE LOVE Farr 004/FL-1000
013 CALIFORNIA OLD TIME SONG 004
ca May 1976 Hollywood Sound Recorders, Hollywood, CA – Tom Bresh (Tom Bresh [vcl/ac gt], John Beland [ac/el gt], Richard Bennett [ac/el gt], Thom Rotella [ac gt],  Dean Parks [el gt], James Hughart [bass], Ed Greene / Jimmy Gordon [drums], Mark Peters [keyboards], David Foster/ Larry Muhoberac [piano], Gerald Garrett, Julia Tillman, Laura Creamer, Linda Dillard, Mark Creamer, Susan Steward, Tom Bahler [bck vcl]. Producer: Jimmy Bowen)
014 THE SAD COUNTRY LOVE SONG Farr 009/FL-1000
015 WHILE WE MAKE LOVE TOGETHER Farr 009/FL-1000
016 HEY, DAISY Farr 012/FL-1000
017 WHERE HAVE ALL THE GOOD TIMES GONE Farr FL-1000
018 IF I WERE A CARPENTER Farr FL-1000
019 BUFORD'S ONE AND ONLY Farr FL-1000
020 FUNKY COUNTRY MUSIC DISCO BAND Farr FL-1000
021 YOU'RE MY HOME Farr FL-1000
022 WHERE WAS I Farr 012/FL-1000
023 SHOW ME Farr FL-1000
024 THERE'S ALWAYS SOMETHING MISSING Farr FL-1000
ca March 1977 Glaser Sound Studio, 916 9th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Tom Bresh (musicians similar as below. Producer: Jimmy Bowen)
025 29450 THAT OLD COLD SHOULDER Dot DO-17720/DO-2084
ca March 1977 Glaser Sound Studio, 916 9th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Tom Bresh (Tom Bresh [gut string gt], Dale Sellers [el gt], Bob Thompson [ac gt/banjo], John Beland [ac/el gt],  Joe Osborn [bass], Larrie Londin [drums], Tony Magliore [el keyboards], Ron Oates [piano] + vocal chorus. Producer: Jimmy Bowen)
026 HEART OF THE COUNTRY Dot DO-2084
027 KNEE DEEP IN LOVING YOU Dot DO-2084
028 MAKE IT PRETTY FOR ME BABY Dot DO-2084
029 IF WE CAN MAKE IT Dot DO-2084
030 THE WAY I FEEL TONIGHT Dot DO-2084
031 MOTHER COUNTRY MUSIC Dot DO-2084
032 PICKIN' AND FOOLIN' –instr.- Dot DO-2084
from sessions above and below
ca March 1977 Glaser Sound Studio, 916 9th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Tom Bresh (musicians similar as above. Producer: Jimmy Bowen)
033 29459 I WONDER WHAT IT'S LIKE Dot DO-17703/DO-2084
034 29460 UNTIL I MET YOU Dot DO-17703/DO-2084
035 29462 START ALL OVER AGAIN Dot DO-17720/DO-2084
10 October 1977 Glaser Sound Studio, 916 9th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Tom Bresh (Tom Bresh [vcl-1/gut string gt], Jimmy Capps [rh gt], Reggie Young [sitar],  Bobby Thompson [banjo], Buddy Emmons [dobro],  Joe Osborn [bass], Larrie Londin [drums],  Buddy Spicher [fiddle], David Briggs [piano]. Producer: Jimmy Bowen)
036 29653 MY LICSKILLET, INDIANA HOME DO-17738/AB-1055
037 29656 HUCKLEBERRY WEEK-END AB-12352/AB-1055
038 29658 THE WAYS OF A WOMAN IN LOVE AB-12352/AB-1055
039 29663 SMOKE! SMOKE! SMOKE! (THAT CIGARETTE) -1 DO-17738/AB-1055
10-30 October 1977  Glaser Sound Studio, 916 9th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Tom Bresh (Tom Bresh [gt], Jimmy Capps [rh gt], Reggie Young [el gt],  Bobby Thompson [banjo/gt], James Burton [dobro],  Joe Osborn [bass], Larrie Londin [drums],  Buddy Spicher [fiddle], Bobby Wood [piano], Don Cook, Rafe Van Hoy, Dennis Wilson, Janie Fricke, Gonger Holladay, Sheri Kramer [bck vcl]. Producer: Jimmy Bowen) (Producer: Jimmy Bowen)
040 A WOMAN WHO WILL AB-12389/AB-1055
041 IF EVEERYONE WAS HAPPY AB-1055
042 LET IT GO AB-1055
043 MAKIN’ LOVE FEELIN’ NO PAIN AB-1055
044 MY BETTER HALF AB-1055
045 SATURDAY NIGHT AB-1055
046 51101 THE FIRST ENCOUNTER OF A CLOSE KIND AB-12389
ca October 1982 Nashville, TN – Thom Bresh,*and Lane Brody (Producer: Thom Bresh)
047 22598 WHEN IT COMES TO LOVE* Liberty B-1487
048 22599 SOMEBODY LIKE YOU B-1487 B-1502 B-1510
April 1983 Nashville, TN – Thom Bresh (Producer: Thom Bresh)
049 22777 I'D LOVE YOU TO WANT ME B-1502
050 WHATEVER BLOWS YOUR DRESS B-1510
1989 [live] Panama City/ Tampa, FL – Thom Bresh (Producer: Double B Enetrtainment)
05001 GUITAR RAG Double B 0051
05002 COUNTRY AND WESTERN Double B 0051
05003 BRESH’S GUITAR HEROES Double B 0051
05004 DUELING BANJOS Double B 0051
1993 poss. Memphis, TN – Thom Bresh
051 SON OF A GUITAR PICKIN' MAN  Belle meade BMCD-193
052 BLUE SMOKE  Belle meade BMCD-193
053 GUITAR RAG  Belle meade BMCD-193 
054 WALKIN' BACKWARDS  Belle meade BMCD-193 
055 DANCE OF THE GOLDEN ROD  Belle meade BMCD-193 
056 CASCADE  Belle meade BMCD-193 
057 CHILDHOOD MEMORIES  Belle meade BMCD-193 
058 WHITE HEAT  Belle meade BMCD-193
059 WHATEVER BLOWS YOUR DRESS UP  Belle meade BMCD-193 
060 ROCK-A-BYE  Belle meade BMCD-193 
061 BUGLE CALL RAG  Belle meade BMCD-193
062 I'LL CRY INSTEAD  Belle meade BMCD-193 
063 BULLSHOT!  Belle meade BMCD-193 
064 MY GUITAR HEROES  Belle meade BMCD-193 
065 GUITAR IN THE WINDOW  Belle meade BMCD-193   
ca 1995 [live] unknown – Thom Bresh, *w. Buster B. Jones
06501 PROMOTER INTRO  Legend LR 109
06502 HANGIN' WITH THE GIRLS I KNOW/JELLY ROLL BLUES/MERLE AND THOMS BOOGIE Belle meade BMCD-195   Legend LR 109  
06502 MERLE TRAVIS SALUTE (MEDLEY):  NINE POUND HAMMER / DARK AS A DUNGEON / SMOKE, SMOKE, SMOKE THAT CIGARETTE / SIXTEEN TONS / GUITAR IN THE WINDOW Belle meade BMCD-195 LR 109
06503 MY BAND  Belle meade BMCD-195  LR 109
06504 GUITAR SONGS (MEDLEY): SIDEWALKS OF BORDEAUX / MALAGUENA  / CANNON BALL RAG   Belle meade BMCD-195   Legend LR 109
06505 DUELING BANJO'S  Legend LR 109
06506 AGELESS, TIMELESS LOVE  Belle meade BMCD-195 LR 109
06507 POLK SALAD SALLY Belle meade BMCD-195 LR 109
06508 PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY *  Belle meade BMCD-195 LR 109
06509 THE GODIN SYNTH GUITAR [SCHIZOID GUITAR*]   Belle meade BMCD-195  LR 109*
06510 BACK TO YOU  Belle meade BMCD-195 LR 109  
06511 ACHEY BREAKY VOICES  Belle meade BMCD-195 LR 109
06512 GAG TITLE  Legend LR 109
06513 LONG LOST JOHN Belle meade BMCD-195   Legend LR 109
06514 GOODBYE  Legend LR 109  
06515 THAT'S ALL  Belle meade BMCD-195   LR 109
1999 unknown – Thom Bresh (Producer: Thom Bresh)
066 MR. GUITAR MY FRIEND  Legend DCM 001  
067 WASN'T HE A DANDY  Legend DCM 001  
068 BAR B QUE  Legend DCM 001  LOST JOHN  Legend DCM 001  
069 CHRISTIAN AND NICOLE  Legend DCM 001
070 HAPPY AGAIN  Legend DCM 001  
071 BUSTER UPPER  Legend DCM 001
072 MIDNIGHT  Legend DCM 001  
073 JANET'S PLANET  Legend DCM 001
074 ME AND OLE PAUL  Legend DCM 001  
075 WIRES TO THE WOOD  Legend DCM 001  
076 MIRA MACGUIRE  Legend DCM 001
077 TAKE ANOTHER SWING AT ME  Legend DCM 001  
078 MARCEL'S THUMB  Legend DCM 001
079 MUHLENBERG MOON  Legend DCM 001  
080 MY BROTHER THOM  Legend DCM 001  
081 HEATHER'S HIDEAWAY  Legend DCM 001  
082 COLD, COLD HEART  Legend DCM 001  
083 CLAWIN'  Legend DCM 001  
084 DIANA  Legend DCM 001  
2001 unknown – Thom Bresh and Buster B. Jones (Thom Bresh [gt-1], Buster B. Jones [steel-2] + unknown musicians)
085 WHERE YOU GONNA BE?  -1-2 Solid Air SACD 2025
086 GUTS AND STEEL -1-2   Solid Air SACD 2025  
087 POUSSE DE MARCEL (MARCEL'S THUMB)  -1-2  Solid Air SACD 2025  
088 2ND AVENUE -1-2  Solid Air SACD 2025
089 PICKIN' AND FOOLIN' - STUMPWATER  -1-2  Solid Air SACD 2025  
090 LITTLE TORNADO  -1-2  Solid Air SACD 2025
091 GUITARVILLE  -1-2  Solid Air SACD 2025
092 BROKEDOWN TIME  -1-2  Solid Air SACD 2025
000 AUVOIR MON AMI (FAREWELL MY FRIEND) -2  Solid Air SACD 2025  
093 9 LB JAM -1-2  Solid Air SACD 2025
094 DIRTY LAUNDRY -1-2  Solid Air SACD 2025  
095 CANNON BALL ROMP  -1-2 Solid Air SACD 2025  
096 CAN WE DO IT SLOWER? -1-2  Solid Air SACD 2025  
097 I'LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS  -1-2  Solid Air SACD 2025
098 PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY -1-2  Solid Air SACD 2025  
099 MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC -1 Solid Air SACD 2025
100 TENNESSEE WALTZ -1-2   Solid Air SACD 2025
101 RED HAIRED BOY -1-2  Solid Air SACD 2025
102 MALAGUENA  -1-2  Solid Air SACD 2025  
103 WHATS WHERE?  -1-2  Solid Air SACD 2025
104 EIFFEL POWER  -1-2  Solid Air SACD 2025
2002 unknown – Thom Bresh
105 I'M THE MAN, SHE'S THE BOSS
106 THE GRAND OPENING
107 JOB LIKE THAT
108 BROWN EYED WOMEN
109 I'M A GOOD OL' BOY
110 TAKE ANOTHER SWING AT ME
111 THE MAN MY DOG THINKS I AM
112 S.O.B.
113 HE BIT HIM ON THE EAR
114 STANDARD OIL
115 HILLBILLY HELL
116 MR. GUITAR MY FRIEND
117 WHITE TRASH CHRISTMAS
118 UNDERPANTS
119 KELSON'S GAS STATION
120 COUNTRY QUESTIONS PLAY
tracks above issued on album Down and Not Too Dirty
Ca 2010 unknown, AZ – Thom Bresh
121 BOOGIE WOOGIE FEELIN'
122 PAST LIFE
123 BAR SCHOOL
124 COFFEE BREAK –instr.-
125 COOKIE JAR
126 IF CHEATERS NEVER WIN
127 WAITING IN THE WINGS
128 THE CAT CAME BACK
129 MI AMIGO –instr.
130 REED BETWEEN THE STRINGS
131 MY BABY LIVES IN AUSTIN
132 PEACE IN THE VALLEY
133 VERMILLION –instr.-
134 MY BETTER HALF
Tracks above issued on album  @ Home:



ALBUMS
Farr FL-1000 Home Made Love: The Sad Country Love Song; Hey, Daisy; Where Have All The Good Times Gone; While We Make Love Together; If I Were A Carpenter; Home Made Love; Buford's One And Only; Funky Country Music Disco Band; You're My Home; Where Was I; Show Me; There's Always Something Missing – 24-08-76
ABC-Dot DO-2084 Kicked Back: That Old Cold Shoulder; Start All Over Again; Knee Deep In Loving You; Until I Met You; Make It Pretty For Me Baby; Heart Of The Country; I Wonder What It's Like; If We Can Make It; The Way I Feel Tonight; Mother Country Music; Pickin' And Foolin' – 15-06-77
ABC AB-1055 Portrait: Makin’ Love Feelin No Pain; A Woman Who Will; My Better Half; Huckleberry Week-End; Smoke Smoke Smoke (That Cigarettes); Ways Of A Woman In Love; If Everyone Was Happy; My Lickskillet Indiana Home; Let It Go; Saturday Night – 17-03-78
Double B Ent. 0051 Bresh and Brody Live: [Thom Bresh:] Guitar Rag; Country And Western; Bresh’s Guitar Heroes; Dueling Banjos; [Lane Brody:] Give Em My Number; I Am What I Am; Salute To Lane’s Friends; Permanently Mine; Yellow Rose; Amazing Grace / My Country / This Of Thee / America - 89 (cassette)
Belle Meade BMCD-193 Son Of A Guitar Pickin' Man: Son Of A Guitar Pickin' Man; Blue Smoke; Guitar Rag; Walkin' Backwards; Dance of the Golden Rod; Cascade; Childhood Memories; White Heat;Whatever Blows Your Dress Up; Rock-A-Bye; Bugle Call Rag; I'll Cry Instead; Bullshot!; My Guitar Heroes; Guitar In the Window – 08-93
Belle Meade BCD-195 Live and Pickin': Hangin/Jelly Roll; Merle Travis Salute (Medley); My Band; Guitar songs (Medley); Ageless, Timeless Love; Poke Salad; Peanut Butter and Jelly (w. Buster B.Jones); The Godin Synth Guitar; Back To You; Achey Breaky Voices; Lost John; That's All - 95
Legend DCM 101 Wires To The Wood: Mr. Guitar My Friend; Wasn't He A Dandy; Bar B Que; Lost John; Christian And Nicole;Happy Again; Buster Upper; Midnight; Janet's Planet; Me And Ole Paul; Wires To The Wood; Mira MacGuire; Take Another Swing At Me; Marcel's Thumb; Muhlenberg Moon; My Brother Thom; Heather's Hideaway; Cold, Cold Heart; Clawin'; Diana – 99
Solid Air SACD 2025 Guts and Steel - Groovemasters, Vol. 5: Where You Gonna Be?; Guts And Steel; Pousse De Marcel (Marcel's Thumb); 2nd Avenue; Pickin' And Foolin' - Stumpwater; Little Tornado; Guitarville; Brokedown Time; Auvoir Mon Ami (Farewell My Friend) [Buster B. Jones solo]; 9 LB Jam; Dirty Laundry; Cannon Ball Romp; Can We Do It Slower?; I'll See You in My Dreams; Peanut Butter And Jelly; Music, Music, Music [Thom Bresh solo]; Tennessee Waltz; Red Haired Boy; Malaguena; Whats Where?; Eiffel Power – 09-01 w. Buster B. Jones
Legend ? Down and Not Too Dirty:I'm the Man, She's the Boss; The Grand Opening; Job Like That; Brown Eyed Women; I'm A Good Ol' Boy; Take Another Swing At Me; The Man My Dog Thinks I Am; S.O.B.; He Bit Him On the Ear; Standard Oil; Hillbilly Hell; Mr. Guitar My Friend; White Trash Christmas; Underpants; Kelson's Gas Station; Country Questions Play - 02
Legend LR-109 The World's Greatest Guitar Pickin' Entertainer In The World: Promoter Intro; Hangin' With The Girls I Know/Jelly Roll Blues/Merle And Thoms Boogie; Merle Travis Medley; Nine Pound Hammer; Dark As A Dungeon; Smoke, Smoke, Smoke That Cigarette; Sixteen Tons; Guitar In The Window; My Band; Sidewalks Of Bordeaux; Malaguena; Cannon Ball Rag; Dueling Banjo's; Ageless Timeless Love; Polk Salad Sally; Buster B. Jones; Peanut Butter And Jelly; Schizoid Guitar; Back To You; Achy Beacky Voices; Gag Title; Long Lost John; Goodbye; That's All – ca. 02 (enhanced reissue of BCD 195)
? @ Home: Boogie Woogie Feelin'; Past Life; Bar School; Coffee Break (instr.); Cookie Jar; If Cheaters Never Win; Waiting In The Wings; The Cat Came Back; Mi Amigo (instr.); Reed Between The Strings; My Baby Lives In Austin; Peace In The Valley; Vermillion (instr.); My Better Half – 11

DVDs
Homespun Video ? The Real Merle Travis Guitar: Like Father, Like Son – 04
Homespun Video HL 00641893 Thom Bresh In Concert – 05 (rec. Caffe Milano, Nashville, TN)
The Breshman: - 09
Live At The Pinnacle Grille: -11

SINGLES
Thunder and Tummy (1972)
RN-1014 D.B. Cooper, Where Are You? / Apple Pie – 72  (reissued on Kapp K-2160)
MGM (1975) as by Tom Bresh
M 14783 You're The Best Daddy In The World / Wait 'Til The Time Is Right - 02-75 (rev. Feb. 15)
M 14824 Soda Pop And Gumball Days / 7 Songs - 07-75
Farr (1976) as by Tom Bresh
FR-004 Home Made Love / California Old Time Song - 22-03-76
FR-009 The Sad Country Love Song / While We Make Love - 07-76
FR-012 Hey, Daisy (Where Have All The Good Times Gone) / Where Was I - 26-10-76
ABC-Dot (1977) / ABC (1978) as by Tom Bresh
DO-17703 Until I Met You / Wonder What It's Like – 10-05-77 (rev. May 28)
DO-17720 That Old Cold Shoulder / Start All Over Again - 08-77 (rev. Oct. 8)
DO-17738 Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) / My Lickskillet, Indiana Home - 12-77 (rev. Jan. 7, 1978)
AB-12352 The Ways Of A Woman In Love / Huckleberry Week-End - 04-78
AB-12389 The First Encounter Of A Close Kind / A Woman Who Will – 11-07-78
Liberty (1982-83)
B-1487 When It Comes To Love  (w. Lane Brody) / Somebody Like You - 29-10-82
B-1502 I'd Love You To Want Me / Somebody Like You - 24-06-83
B-1510 Somebody Like You / Whatever Blows Your Dress - 07-10-83

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