Thursday, January 26, 2017

Eddie Hill

James Edward Hill, *21-07-1921 Delano, TN, +18-01-1994
3rd version
By Richard Weize, Mario Manciotti, Dick Grant, Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS
see also Johnnie And Jack


25 March 1947 New York City – Johnnie and Jack (Johnny Wright [vcl/gt], Jack Anglin [vcl/gt], Ray Atkins [vcl imitations -1/steel], Eddie Hill [recitations -2/ld vcl-3/bass], Paul Buskirk [mandolin], Dorris Paul Warren [fiddle]. Producer: Sidney Prosen)
001 C 2098-5  LORD WATCH O'ER MY DADDY -2 Apollo 177/CCL 1101 BCD-15553
002 C 2099-7  THERE'S NO HOUSING SHORTAGE IN HEAVEN -2 177/CCL 1101 BCD-15553
003 C 2104-22  SING TOM KITTY -1-3 142/CCL 1101 BCD-15553
004 C 2105-23  JOLE BLON  -1-3 142/CCL 1101 BCD-15553
ca. June 1947 Atlanta, GA – Smilin’ Eddie Hill and Tennessee Mountain Boys (Eddie Hill vcl/bass, Johnny Wright [gt], Jack Anglin [gt], Paul Buskirk [mandolin], Ray Atkins [steel], prob. Paul Warren [fiddle]. Producer: Jerry Jerome)
005 C 2128  I NEVER SEE MY BABY ALONE Apollo 158/BACM CD D 352
006 C 2129 THE LITTLE SHIRT MY MOMMY MADE FOR ME  Apollo 158/BACM CD D 352


BACM D 352 APPOLO LABEL CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSIC  (UK, 2011)
18 December 1947 Castle Studio At The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Smilin‘Eddie Hill and His Boys (Eddie Hill [vcl/gt], Charlie Louvin [gt/vcl*], Ira Louvin [mandolin/vcl*], Paul Buskirk [mandolin], Billy Ross [steel], John Gallaher [bass], Tony Cianciola [accordion])
007 C 2184  (SHAKE THAT LITTLE FOOT) SALLY ANN  Hill and Country 111/BACM CD D 352
008 C 2185  MELTING STEEL  Apollo 202/BCD-16860
009 C 2186  unknown title unissued
010 C 2187  unknown title  unissued
19 December 1947 Castle Studio At The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Smilin‘Eddie Hill and His Boys (Eddie Hill [vcl/gt], Charlie Louvin [gt/vcl*], Ira Louvin [mandolin/vcl*], Paul Buskirk [mandolin], Billy Ross [steel], John Gallaher [bass], Tony Cianciola [accordion])
011 C 2188  A HARD ROAD TO TRAVEL Hill and Country 111
012 C 2189  SOMEDAY YOU'LL CALL MY NAME Apollo 182/BACM CD D 352
000 C 2190  ALABAMA* Apollo 202/BCD 15561
013 C 2191  THEHEM LINES ARE GETTING LONGER  Apollo182
22 August 1949 Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Smilin‘ Eddie Hill (Eddie Hill [vcl/gt], Charlie Louvin [gt], Donald Davis [steel], Paul Buskirk [mandolin], Lightnin Chance [bass], Dale Potter [fiddle], Tony Ciantiola [accordion]. Producer: Paul Cohen)
014 75183/NA 2000  AFRAID  9-46184
015 75184/NA 2001  MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS 9-46184/BCD 16860
016 75185/NA 2002  TEARS ON HER BRIDAL BOUQUET  9-46212/LP-5150
017 75186/NA 2003  BLESS YOUR LITTLE THUMPIN'  GIZZARD  9-46212/LP-5150 BCD 16860
2 July 1951 poss. Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Eddie Hill (Eddie Hill [vcl/gt], Chet Atkins [gt], Hank Garland [gt], Bob Foster or Jerry Byrd [steel], Paul Buskirk [mandolin], Sam Hollingsworth [bass], poss. Farris Coursey [drums], Bill Simmons [piano])
018 YW-7228  STEAMBOAT STOMP  6347-x45/LP-5150 BCD 16860 1014 BACM CD D 187
019 YW-7229  THE HOT GUITAR  6347-x45/ BCD 16860 314 526 691-2 1014 PROPERBOX 103
020 YW-7230  EDUCATED FOOL  6375-x45/LP-5150 BCD 16860
021 YW-7231  THE DARNDEST THING YOU EVER SAW  unissued/ BCD 16860


LENOX 1014 HILLBILLY ROCK VOL.2 (FRA, 1993); BACM D 187 MERCURY LABEL (UK, 2007); MERCURY 314 526 691-2 50 YEARS OF COUNTRY MUSIC  FROM MERCURY (1995, 3 CD); PROPERBOX 103 BOPPIN’ HILLBILLY RED HOT ROCKABILLY (UK, 2006,4 CD)
December 1951  poss. Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Eddie Hill (Eddie Hill [vcl/gt], Paul Buskirk [el gt/el mandolin], Lightnin Chance [bass], Farris Coursey [drums], Troy Passmore [fiddle], Bill Simmons [piano], Tony Cianciola [accordion])
022 YW-7315  BABY MY HEART  6392-x45/ Cowgirlboy LP-5150
023 YW-7316  COLD, COLD WOMAN (THE HOT GUITAR)  6375-x45/ Cowgirlboy LP-5150 BCD 16860
024 YW-7317  MOUNTAIN JAM  6392-x45/ Cowgirlboy LP-5150 BCD 16860
025 YW-7318  FIRE BALL EIGHT  6410-x45/ BCD 16860
ca. February 1952 poss. Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Eddie Hill (Eddie Hill [vcl/gt], Chet Atkins or Hank Garland [gt], ? [gt], ? [steel], prob. Lightnin Chance [bass], prob. John Gordy [piano])
026 YW-7337  WHERE WERE YOU LAST NIGHT?  Unissued
027 YW-7338  SALTY DOG RAG  6383-x45/ Cowgirlboy LP-5150 BCD 16860 JASMCD 3562-3
028 YW-7339  A FULL TIME JOB  6410-x45
029 YW-7340  STOLEN LOVE  6383-x45/ Cowgirlboy LP-5150


JASMINE JASMCD 3562-3 HILLBILLY BOP VOL.2 1951/1953 (UK, 2005, 2CD)
ca. March 1953 poss. Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Eddie Hill (Eddie Hill [vcl/gt], ? [gt], ? [steel], prob. Lightnin Chance [bass], ? [drums], ? [fiddle], ? [fiddle], ? [piano])
030 YW-7460  BUCKSHOT  70142-x45/ Cowgirlboy LP-5150 BCD 16860 JASMCD 3562-3
031 YW-7461  HIGH, WIDE AND HANDSOME 70195-x45/Cowgirlboy LP-5150 BCD 16860
032 YW-7462  HIT AND RUN LOVER  70195-x45/ Cowgirlboy LP-5150
033 YW-7463  LIVE WHILE YOU‘RE YOUNG  70142-x45
12 January 1954 [09:30-12:30] RCA Victor Studio 1, 155 East 24th St., Manhattan, New York City – Eddie Hill (Eddie Hill [vcl/gt], George Barnes [gt], Al Chernet [gt], Charles Grean [bass], Phil Kraus [drums/xylophone], Phil Springer [piano]. Producer: Stephen Sholes)
034 E4-VB-3417  LOVIN‘ SPREE 47-5642/ BCD 16860
035 E4-VB-3418  I CHANGED MY MIND  (AND I‘LL GO HOME AGAIN' 47-5641
036 E4-VB-3419  WHO WROTE THE LETTER TO OLD JOHN  47-5642/ Cowgirlboy LP-5150 BCD 16860
037 E4-VB-3420  PRESSWOOD THE GIANT KILLER 47-5641
038 E4-VB-3421  HOW TO STOP SMOKING  unissued
18 February 1954 [19:00-22:00] Thomas Productions, 109 13th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Eddie Hill (Eddie Hill [vcl/gt], Chet Atkins [gt], Louis Innis [gt], Jerry Byrd [steel], Lightnin Chance [bass], Farris Coursey [drums], John Gordy [piano]. Producer: Stephen Sholes)
039 E4-VB-3631  SLENDER TENDER AND SWEET 47-5706/ BCD 16860
040 E4-VB-3632  MY SUGAR BOOGER  47-5706/ BCD 16860
041 E4-VB-3633  WHITLIN‘ ON A PIECE OF WOOD  47-5809/ BCD 16860
042 E4-VB-3634  SAME OLD DREAM ABOUT YOU 47-5809/ BCD 16860
9 May 1954  [live, 18:30-21:30] Robinson Memorial Auditorium, Little Rock, AR- various artists (Eddie Hill [vcl/gt], Chet Atkins [gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Bud Isaacs [steel], Bob Moore [bass], Don Slayman [fiddle]. Producer: Stephen Sholes)
04201 MY SUGAR BOOGER EPB 3220 547-0453/ LPM-3220
RCA VICTOR LPM 3220 COUNTRY and WESTERN CARAVAN (1954)
28 September 1954 [14:30-17:30] Thomas Productions, 109 13th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Eddie Hill (Eddie Hill [vcl/gt], Chet Atkins [gt], Louis Innis [gt], Bud Isaacs [steel], Lightnin Chance [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Tommy Jackson [fiddle], Grady Martin [fiddle], John Gordy [piano]. Producer: Stephen Sholes) 
043 E4-VB-5540  I DID, I DOES AND I DO 47-5893/ BCD 16860
044 E4-VB-5541  GOTTA LOTTA SONG 47-5978/ Cowgirlboy LP-5150 BCD 16860
045 E4-VB-5542  KNOCK IT OFF 47-5893 / BCD 16860
046 E4-VB-5543  I DON‘T THINK I‘M GONNA LIKE 47-5978/ Cowgirlboy LP-5150 BCD 16860
20 April 1955 [13:00-16:00] RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Eddie Hill (Eddie Hill [vcl/gt], Chet Atkins [gt], Jack Shook [gt], Bob Foster [steel], Lightnin Chance [bass], Farris Coursey [drums], John Gordy [piano] + vocal chorus. Producer: Chet Atkins)
047 F2-WB-2223  SMACK DAB IN THE MIDDLE  47-6136/ BCD 16860
048 F2-WB-2224  CAUSE I HAVE YOU  47-6136/ BCD 16860
21 September 1955 RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Eddie Hill (unknown musicians + Anita Kerr Singers. Producer: Chet Atkins)
049 F2-WB-3998  BLACK DENIM TROUSERS AND MOTORCYCLE BOO  47-6279/ BCD 16860
050 F2-WB-3999  SOMEDAY YOU'LL CALL MY NAME 47-6279
31 July 1956 [13:00-15:00] Music City Recording, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Eddie Hill Trio (Eddie Hill [vcl/gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Grady Martin [gt], Don Helms [steel], Lightnin Chance [bass], Thomas C. Cutrer [drums], Tommy Jackson [fiddle]. Producer: Don Law)
051 CO 56842/OB 1158/JZSP-39026? UNREDEEMED DIAMONDS Columbia 4-21556/ Cowgirlboy LP-5150
052 CO 56843/OB 1159/JZSP-39027? I‘M WORRIED 4-21556
053 CO 56844/OB 1160/JZSP-39028?  I‘M GONNA BE A LOSER AGAIN 4-40829
054 CO 56845/OB 1161/JZSP-39029  I CRIED IN MY DREAM LAST NIGHT 4-40829
10 December 1957 [15:00-18:00] Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Eddie Hill (Eddie Hill [vcl/gt], Harold Bradley [gt], Lightnin Chance [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Marvin Hughes [piano], Dutch McMillin [sax]. Producer: Don Law)
055 CO 59285/OB 1452/ZSP-42791? THE MAGIC OF YOUR SWEET LOVE 4-41093/ BCD 16860
056 CO 59286/OB 1453/ZSP-42792?  WILD CAT  4-41093. BCD 16860
057 CO 59287/OB 1454/ZSP-42793?  HARD ROAD TO TRAVEL  unissued/ BCD 16860
ca. January 1959 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South., Nashville, TN - Billie Morgan and Eddie Hill
058 ST-2021 MOVE OVER Starday 45-435
fall 1959 unknown – Eddie Hill
059 206  MONKEY BUSINESS   University 206/207
060 207  DADDY, YOU KNOW WHAT?  University 206/207

ALBUMS
Cowgirlboy [GER] LP-5150 Star Of The Grand Ole Opry
: High, Wide And Lonesome; Undredeemed Diamonds; Hit And Run Lover; I Don't Think I'm Gonna Like It; The Gottalotta Song; The Educated Fool; Salty Dog Rag; Stolen Love; Steamboat Stomp; Who Wrote That Letter To Old John; Tears On Her Bridal Bouquet; Cold, Cold Woman (And The Hot Guitar); Mountain Jam; Bless Your Little Thumpin' Gizzard; Baby My Heart; Buckshot - 96
Bear Family [GER] BCD-16860 The Hot Guitar:  The Hot Guita;  Steamboat Stomp;  Melting Steel; Mind Your Own Business;  Bless Your Little Thumpin' Gizzard; Educated Fool;  The Darndest Thing You Ever Saw;  Cold, Cold Woman (The Hot Guitar);  Mountain Jam;  Salty Dog Rag;  Buckshot;  Fire Ball Eight;  Hight, Wide And Handsome;  Lovin' Spree;  Who Wrote The Letter To Old John;  Slender, Tender And Sweet;  My Sugar Booger;  Whittlin' On A Piece Of Wood;  Same Old Dream (About You); I Did And I Does And I Do;   The Gottalotta Song;  Knock It Off;  I Don't Think I'm Gonna Like It;  Smack Dab In The Middle;  'Cause I Have You;  The Magic Of Your Sweet Love;  Wild Cat;  Hard Road To Travel;  Black Denim Trousers And Motorcycle Boots;  It Makes No Difference Now;  Shame On You;  San Antonio Rose;  Milk Cow Blues; . Four Or Five Times – 03-07

SINGLES
Apollo/Hill and Country*  (1947) Smilin’ Eddie Hill
142 Sing Tom Kitty / Jole Blon  - 01-04-47 w Johnnie and Jack
158 I Never See My Baby Alone / The Little Shirt My Mommy Made For Me – 29-07-47 (rev. Sept.13)
177 Lord, Watch O'er My Daddy / There's No Housing Shortage In Heaven – 13-01-48 (adv. Jan. 16) w. Johnny and Jack and Tennesse Mt. Boys
182 Someday You'll Call My Name / Them Lines Are Getting Harder – 48 w Johnnie and Jack (rev. July 17)
202 Melting Steel / Alabama [Louvin Brothers]  – 22-02-49
111* (Shake That Little  Foot) Sally Ann / A Hard Road To Travel – 30-05-50 w. his Boys  (rev. June 3)
Decca (1949-50) Smilin’ Eddie Hill       
9-46184 Afraid / Mind Your Own Business – 20-09-49  (adv. Sept. 24)
9-46212 Tears On Her Bridal Bouquet / Bless Your  Little Thumpin' Gizzard – 07-02-50  (adv. Feb. 11, rev. Feb. 18)               
Mercury (1951-53)      
6347-X45 The Hot Guitar / Steamboat Stomp – 24-07-51 (adv. July 7, rev. July 28)
6375-X45 Cold, Cold Woman (And The Hot Guitar) / Educated Fool – 22-01-52  (adv. Jan. 26; rev. Feb. 9)
6383-X45 Salty Dog Rag / Stolen Love – 04-03-52 (adv. March 8)
6392-X45 Mountain Jam / Baby My Heart – 29-04-52  (adv. Apr. 12; rev. May 3)
6410-X45 Fireball Eight / Full Time Job – 05-08-52 (adv. Aug. 9)
70142-X45 Buckshot / Live While You're Young Dream When You’re Old – 21-04-53 (rev. Apr. 11)
70195-X45 High, Wide And Handsome / Hit And Run Lover – 30-06-53
RCA Victor (1954-55)       
47-5641 I Changed My Mind (And I'll Go Home Again) / Presswood The Giant Killer – ca 02-02-54
47-5642 Lovin' Spree / Who Wrote That Letter To Old John – 02-02-54 (rev. Jan. 30)
47-5706 Slender, Tender And Sweet / My Sugar Booger Meadow – 11-05-54  (adv.. May 8; rev. May 15)
47-5809 Whittlin' On A Piece Of Wood / Same Old Dream (About You) – 03-08-54 (rev. Aug. 7)
47-5893 I Did, I Does And I Do / Knock It Off – 19-10-54 (rev. Nov. 6)
47-5978 The Gotta Lotta Song / Don't Think I'm Gonna Like It – 21-12-54
47-6136 Smack Dab In The Middle / 'Cause I Have You – 10-05-55 (rev. June 4)
47-6279 Black Denim Trousers And Motorcycle Boots / Someday You'll Call My Name – 04-10-55  (rev. Oct. 22)            
Columbia (1956-57)
4-21556 Unredeemed Diamonds / I'm Worried – 18-09-56
4-40829-C I'm Gonna Be Loser Again / I Cried In My Dreams Last Night – 15-01-57                 
4-41093 Wild Cat / The Magic Of Your Sweet Love – 02-01-58
Starday (1959) 
45-435 Move Over (Billie Morgan and Eddie Hill) / Too Weak  (Billie Morgan) – 22-01-59
University (1959)
206/207 Monkey Business / Daddy, You Know What? – ca 12-59

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