Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Ralph Emery



Walter Ralph Emery, *10-03-1933 McEwen, TN
By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
Mid 1961 Nashville, TN – Ralph Emery (Producer: Joe Allison)
001 LB-1266 HELLO FOOL Liberty F-55352
002 LB-1267 IT'S NOT A LOT BUT IT'S ALL I'VE GOT Liberty F-55352
003 LB-1311 I'LL TAKE GOOD CARE OF YOUR BABY F-55383
004 LB-1312 LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW F-55383
early 1962 Nashville, TN – Ralph Emery (Producer: Joe Allison)
005 LB-1379 TOUGH TOP CAT F-55424
006 LB-1380 TWO MINUTES TO LIVE F-55424
Fall 1962 Nashville, TN – Ralph Emery (Producer: Joe Allison)
007 LB 1534 CHRISTMAS CAN'T BE FAR AWAY 55524
008 LB 1535 CHRISTMAS DINNER 55524
Ca January 1963 Nashville, TN – Ralph Emery (Producer: Joe Allison)
009 LB 1580 POOR BOY 55546
010 LB 1581 A TOUCH OF THE MASTER'S HAND 55546
27 May 1964 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Ralph Emery (Producer: Jerry Kennedy)
011 2-30470 GOODNESS  unissued
012 2-30471 I‘LL CRY AT BALL GAMES  Mercury 72295
013 2-30472 SIT DOWN AND WRITE A LETTER TO ME,. WON¢CHA BABY?  72295
Ca March 1966 Nashville, TN – Ralph Emery
014 13292 RAINBOW ROAD ABC 45-10818
015 13293 unknown title
016 13294 WHAT IS A TRUCK DRIVER ABC 45-10818
Early 1967 Nashville, TN – Ralph Emery
017 IN THE MISTY MOONLIGHT 45-10920
018 LAST NIGHT MORNING SIDEWALKS 45-10920
019 13859 ONE MORE FOR THE ROAD 45-11001
ca. May 1967 RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN – Junior Samples with Ralph Emery
020 MOONSHINING  Chart EP 1005/CHS 1002
021 THE COOK Chart EP 1005/ CHS-1002                                                 
Ca September 1967 Nashville, TN – Ralph Emery
022 14278 YODELIN' JIM  45-11001
Fall 1978 unknown – Ralph Emery
023 DADDY, IS SHE PRETTY AS MAMA? Orlando ORC-101 Elektra E 46010
024 WRESTLING MATCH  Orlando ORC-101 Elektra E 46010

1983 Soundtrack Recording Studio, Nashville, TN – Ralph and Red [Ralph Emery and Shotgun Red] (+ Steve Hamebree [ld gt/rh gt], Joe McGufee [steel], Mike St. Clair [bass], David Lowbaugh [drums/percussion], Ansey Fleetwood [piano/clarinet], Alan Steinberger [synthesizer], Curis Younbg, Sudie Baker, Rita Figlio [bck vcl]. Producer; Ansley Fleetwood)
[oversub sessions: LSI Recording, Nashville, TN]
024a SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN NR 15710 
024b FROSTY THE SNOW MAN NR 15710 
024c JINGLE BELLS NR 15710 
024d RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER NR 15710 
024e HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS NR 15710 
024f WINTER WONDERLAND NR 15710 
024g NUTTIN‘  FOR CHRISTMAS NR 15710 
024h THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS NR 15710
024i JINGLE BELL ROCK NR 15710 
024j TWAS NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS NR 15710
Spring 1979 unknown – Ralph Emery (Producer: Foster-Rice)
025 KISS AND SAY GOODBYE E-46033
026 JESUS WAS A COUNTRY BOY E-46033
1989 Nashville, TN – Ralph Emery and Shotgun Red
027 OLD MACDONALD RCA 9719-2
028 THIS OLD MAN RCA 9719-2
029 HOW MUCH IS THAT DOGGIE IN THE WINDOW RCA 9719-2
030 SWINGING ON A STAR RCA 9719-2
031 YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE RCA 9719-2
032 FRIENDSHIP RCA 9719-2
033 ELVIRA RCA 9719-2
034 MY TOOT TOOT RCA 9719-2
035 TWO OLD CATS LIKE US RCA 9719-2
036 WABASH CANNONBALL RCA 9719-2
1989 Nashville, TN – Ralph Emery and Shotgun Red
037 JINGLE BELLS RCA 9757-2
038 UP ON THE HOUSETOP RCA 9757-2
039 WILBUR THE CHRISTMAS MOUSE RCA 9757-2
040 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS RCA 9757-2
041 HERE COMES SANTA CLAUS RCA 9757-2
042 WINTER WONDERLAND RCA 9757-2
043 RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER RCA 9757-2
044 SNOWFLAKES RCA 9757-2
045 HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS RCA 9757-2
046 SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN' TO TOWN RCA 9757-2
047 FROSTY THE SNOWMAN RCA 9757-2  





ALBUMS

Blossom Gap NR 15710 Christmas Together: Santa Claus Is Coming To Town; Frosty The Snow Man; Jingle Bells; Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer; Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas; Winter Wonderland; Nuttin‘  For Christmas; The Twelve Days Of Christmas; Jingle Bell Rock; Twas Night Before Christmas - 11-83 with Shotgun Red as Ralph And Red

RCA 9719-1-R/9719-2-R Songs For Children: Old MacDonald; This Old Man; How Much Is That Doggie In The Window; Swinging On A Star; You Are My Sunshine; Friendship; Elvira; My Toot Toot; Two Old Cats Like Us; Wabash Cannonball – 03-10-89 w. Shotgun Red
RCA 9757-1-R/9757-2-R Christmas With Ralph And Red: Jingle Bells; Up On The Housetop; Wilbur The Christmas Mouse; 'Twas The Night Before Christmas; Here Comes Santa Claus; Winter Wonderland; Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer; Snowflakes; Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas; Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town; Frosty The Snowman – 11-89
Chordant 7243-4-42303-2  Ralph Emery And Friends: I Ain't Never /Mel Tillis; Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down /W.Kris Kristofferson;  Come Sundown /W.Bobby Bare, Kris Kristofferson; Something In Red /W.Lorrie Morgan; Funny How Time Slips Away /W.Willie Nelson;  Three Days /W.Willie Nelson;  Hello Walls /W.Willie Nelson;  It's Only Make Believe /W.Glen Campbell;  Wichita Lineman /W.Glen Campbell;  Don't The Girls All Get Prettier At Closing Time /W.Mickey Gilley;  Till I Gain Control Again /W.Crystal Gayle;  Ride Me Down Easy /W.Bobby Bare, Billy Joe Shaver;  Fourteen Carat Mind /W.Gene Watson;  Pride /W.Janie Fricke;  Burning Memories /W.Mel Tillis;  Hooked On A Feeling /W.B.J.Thomas;  Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again) /W.Kris      Kristofferson;  Kid Stuff /W.Barbara Fairchild;  Wake Up Jacob /W.Porter Wagoner – 13-02-01 (from Ralph Emery’s TV shows; also as Ralph Emery's Country Legends, Vol. 1 on DVD Coming Home Music 44646 in 2007)
Non EMI no # Ralph Emery’s Country Legends Series, Vol. 2: Whiskey River /w. Willie Nelson; Two Sleepy People/ w. Crystal Gayle / Willie Nelson; 500 Miles Away from Home /w.Bobby Bare; Why Me / w. Janie Frickie / Kris Kristofferson / Willie Nelson; Baby Doll / w. Barbara Fairchild; Dream Baby / w. Glen Campbell; Five Dollar Fine / w. Geenzinslaw Brothers; Help Me Make It Through the Night / w. Kris Kristofferson / Lorrie Morgan; But Love Me / w.Janie Frickie; Love in the Hot Afternoon / w. Gene Watson; Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song / w. B.J. Thomas; Tomorrow Never Comes / w. B.J. Thomas; Old Slew Foot / w. Porter Wagoner; Georgia on a Fast Train / w. Billy Joe Shaver; Honky Tonk Heroes / w. Billy Joe Shaver; Coca Cola Cowboy / w. Mel Tillis; Under Your Spell Again / w. Barbara Fairchild; Mickey Gilley Medley /w. Mickey Gilley – 07 (digital)

DVD‘s

Coming Home Music 44646 Ralph Emery's Country Legends, Vol. 1: I Ain't Never /Mel Tillis; Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down /W.Kris Kristofferson;  Come Sundown /W.Bobby Bare, Kris Kristofferson; Something In Red /W.Lorrie Morgan; Funny How Time Slips Away /W.Willie Nelson;  Three Days /W.Willie Nelson;  Hello Walls /W.Willie Nelson;  It's Only Make Believe /W.Glen Campbell;  Wichita Lineman /W.Glen Campbell;  Don't The Girls All Get Prettier At Closing Time /W.Mickey Gilley;  Till I Gain Control Again /W.Crystal Gayle;  Ride Me Down Easy /W.Bobby Bare, Billy Joe Shaver;  Fourteen Carat Mind /W.Gene Watson;  Pride /W.Janie Fricke;  Burning Memories /W.Mel Tillis;  Hooked On A Feeling /W.B.J.Thomas;  Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I'll Ever Do Again) /W.Kris      Kristofferson;  Kid Stuff /W.Barbara Fairchild;  Wake Up Jacob /W.Porter Wagoner` Comedy - 07
Coming Home Music 44648 Ralph Emery's Country Legends Series, Vol. 2: Whiskey River / w. Willie Nelson; Two Sleepy People / w.  Crystal Gayle / Willie Nelson; 500 Miles Away from Home / w.  Bobby Bare; Why We / w.  Janie Fricke / Kris Kristofferson / Willie Nelson; Baby Doll / w.  Barbara Fairchild; Dream Baby / w.  Glen Campbell; Five Dollar Fine / w.  The Geezinslaws; Help Me Make It Through the Night / w.  Kris Kristofferson / Lorrie Morgan; But Love Me / w.  Janie Fricke; Love in the Hot Afternoon / w. Gene Watson; Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song / w.  B.J. Thomas;  Tomorrow Never Comes / w.  B.J. Thomas; Old Slew Foot / w.  Porter Wagoner; Georgia on a Fast Train / w.  Billy Joe Shaver; Honky Tonk Heroes / w.  Billy Joe Shaver; Coca Cola Cowboy / w.  Mel Tillis; Under Your Spell Again / w. Barbara Fairchild; Medley: Room Full of Roses/I Overlooked an Orchid/Window Up Above / w.  Mickey Gilley;  Funny How Time Slips Away / w.  Willie Nelson - 05-07



SINGLES
Liberty (1961-63)       
F-55352 Hello Fool / It's Not A Lot (But It's All I've Got) - 07-61
F-55383 I'll Take Good Care Of Your Baby / Legend Of Sleepy Hollow - 10-61 (rev. Oct. 23)
F-55424 Tough Top Cat / Two Minutes To Live – 03-62
55524 Christmas Can't Be Far Away / Christmas Dinner – 12-62
55546 Poor Boy / A Touch Of The Master's Hand - 02-63
Mercury (1964)      
72295 I Cry At Ball Games / Sit Down And Write A Letter To Me Won't Cha
Baby? - 07-64               
ABC (1966-67)        
45-10818 What Is A Truck Driver / Rainbow Road - 05-66
45-10920 In The Kisty Moonlight / Last Night Morning Sidewalks - 03-67
45-11001 One More For The Road / Yodelin' Jim - 10-67
Orlando (1978)      
ORC-101 Daddy Is She Pretty As Mama? / Wrestling Match - 01-79 (reissued on Elektra E-46010 in 02-79)
Elektra (1979)       
E-46033 Kiss And Say Goodbye / Jesus Was A Country Boy - 05-79