Thursday, March 2, 2017

Billy Wallace



*26-03-1917 Oklahoma City, OK, +03-06-1978
4th version
by Al Turner, Dick Grant, Mario Manciotti, Michel Ruppli, Marc Coulavin, Praguefrank, Carl LaFong, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS



1950 Tennessee Recording Studio, 4th Ave.,Nashville, TN – Billy Wallace (Cright “Billy” Wallace [vcl/gt], Jimmy King [])
001 2032 YOU GOT SOME EXPLAINING TO DO Tennessee 719/Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-038 Bear Family BCD-15854 Cactus TENNCD-1
002 2033 DOG HAULED AROUND Tennessee 719/HBRCD-038 BCD-15854 Cactus TENNCD-1 BCD 15854 PROPERBOX 110
BEAR FAMILY BCD 15854 SHOT IN THE DARK TENNESSEE JIVE (GER 2000, 8 CD); PROPER PROPERBOX 110 LOUISANA HAYRIDE STORY (UK, 2006, 4 CD)
ca January 1951 Tennessee Recording Studio, 4th Ave.,Nashville, TN – Billy Wallace and Band (Billy” Wallace [vcl/gt] + ?nown musicians)
003 2088 THERE’S A HAND REACHING OUT FROM THE CROSS Tennessee 747/HBRCD-038
004 2089 RESERVATIONS FOR YOUR SOUL 747/HBRCD-038
ca November 1951 Tennessee Recording Studio, 4th Ave., Nashville, TN - Billy Wallace with The Night Owls (Billy Wallace [vcl/gt], ? [ld gt], Ramsey Dorris “Randy” Hughes [rh gt], ? [steel], ? [bass], ? [drums], prob. Tommy Tucker [fiddle], Polly Adelaide “Del Wood” Hendricks [piano])
005 E1KB-4210/E1KV-379 I'M GONNA TURN YOU A' LOOSE 829/Redita RLP-121 HBR 038 BCD-15854 Cactus TENNCD-1
006 E1KB-4211/E1KV-380 SOUTHWIND 829/ Redita RLP-121 HBR 038 Bear Family BCD-15854 Cactus TENNCD-1
The first set of matrix nos. refer to the 78prm release whilst the second set refer to the 45rpm. Release
CACTUS TENNCD-1 TENNESSEE HILLBILLY (2010);  REDITA 121 STEPPIN’OUT TONIGHT (NED, 1981)
23 April 1952 Castle Studio, the Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Billy Wallace (?nown musicians)
007 82772/NA 2712 BACK STREET AFFAIR 9-28243/HBR 038
008 82773/NA 2713 COUNTED OUT 9-28243/HBR 038
3 October 1952 Castle Studio, the Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Billy Wallace (Billy Wallace [vcl/gt] + ?nown ld gt, steel, bass, drums, fiddle)
009 83524/NA 2854 SHADOWS OF MY HEART 9-28568/HBR 038
010 83525/NA 2855 ANGEL OF SCORN unissued
011 83526/NA 2856 WHILE THE GETTIN’S GOOD 9-28568/HBR 038 JASMCD 3562/3
012 83527/NA 2857 IT‘S THE BUSINESS YOU‘RE IN unissued
JASMINE JASMCD 3562/2 HILLBILLY BOP VOL.2 (UK, 2005, 2CD)
13 July 1953 Castle Studio, the Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Billy Wallace (?nown musicians)
013 84865/NA 3079 YOU HAVE A FUTURE unissued
014 84866/NA 3080 TOO MANY LIPS unissued
015 84867/NA 3081 THAT OLD AGE unissued
016 84868/NA 3082 BLUE DUNGAREES unissued
ca. September 1955 poss. Harrington, DE - Billy Wallace (Billy Wallace [vcl/gt] + ?nown steel, bass, fiddle, piano)
017 EB-2583/RM-114A YOU CAN'T RIDE ON MY TRAIN Blue Hen BH-210/HBR 038
018 EB-2584/RM-114B I STILL LOVE YOU Blue Hen BH-210/HBR 038
A and B designation and matrice numbers reversed in wax
ca. February 1956 Nashville, TN - Billy Wallace (Billy Wallace [vcl/gt] + ?nown ld gt, steel, bass, drums[-1], fiddle)
019 NF-119 THAT OLD LOVE OF YOURS Republic 7127-F Harvest 100/HBR 038
020 NF-120 I CAN’T RUN AWAY (FROM THESE BLUES) Republic 7127-F Harvest 100/HBR 038
021 N-121 YOU'LL NEVER CHEAT ME ANYMORE -1 Deb 1003/HBR 038
022 N-122 DON'T FLIRT WITH MY BABY Deb 1003/HBR 038
March 1956 poss. Music City Recordings, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN -  Bama Drifters (Billy Wallace [vc/gt] + ?nown ld gt,&Billy Wallace  bass. Producer: Walter David “Dee” Kilpatrick)
023 YW-12695 WHAT'LL I DO 70876x45/Redita RLP-112 HBR 038 BCD 16101 Revival 4003
024 YW-12696 THAT'S MY REWARD 70876x45/ Philips Int. 6336 257 Phonogram. 6463 084 HBR 038 314 526 691-2 BCD 16101 BT 5704 Revival 4003
REDITA RLP-112 [1st Series] I WANT A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL GUTAR (NED, 1975); PHILIPS INTERNATIONAL 6336 257 MERCURY ROCKABILLIES (UK, 1975); PHONOGRAM 6463 084 MERCURY ROCKABILLIES (UK, 1981); MERCURY 314 526 691-2 50 YEARS OF COUNTRY MUSIC FROM MERCURY (1995, 3 CD); REVIVAL 4003 ROCKABILLY BOOGIE RARE ITEMS VOL.3 (DEN, 1987)
ca August 1956 poss. Music City Recordings, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Billy Wallace and Bama Drifters (Billy Wallace [vc/gt] + ?nown ld gt, bass, percussion. Producer: Walter David “Dee” Kilpatrick)
025 YW-12745 BURNING THE WIND 70957x45/Philips International 6336 257 Phonogram 6463 084 BCD 16101 BT 5704
026 YW-12746 MEAN, MISTREATIN‘ BABY 70957x45/Philips International 6336 257 Phonogram 6463 084 BCD 16101 BT 5704
BEAR FAMILY BCD 16101 THAT’LL FLAT GIT IT VOL.11 (GER, 1998); BIG TONE BT 5704 MERCURY ROCKABILLIES/LOUISIANA ROCK AND ROLL (UK, 1993)
ca August 1957 Nashville, TN - Billy Wallace (?nown musicians)
027 8821 WOLF CALL Deb 882-45/HBR 038 CLCD 2873 BCD 15854
028 8822 TWO O' CLOCK IN THE MORNING 882-45/HBR 038
COLLECTOR CLCD 2873 ROUGH STUFF BOPPING (NED, 2004)
ca January 1960 Nashville, TN - Billy Wallace (?nown musicians)
029 CP 3381 GOTTA KEEP RIDIN' Pace 1008/HBR 038
030 CP 3382 CHESTNUT LOCKS Pace 1008/HBR 038
1961 Nashville, TN - Billy and Jimmy (Billy Wallace [vcl/gt], James “Jimmy” King [vcl/] + unknown musicians. Producer: Russell Sims)
031 120-A LOW DOG HANGIN' AROUND Sims 120/HBR 038
032 120-B HEARTBREAK VILLAGE Sims 120/HBR 038
October 1962 poss. Harrington, DE – Billy Wallace (Billy Wallace [vcl/gt], ? [ld gt], ? [bass], ? [drums], ? [harmonica-2], ? [piano-1])
033 MB-460/DR-210A/RM-110A THE SYCAMORE TREE -2 Del Ray 210 Acadia 1008/Acadia LP- Cattle LP-8 HBRCD-038
034 MB-461/DR-210B/RM-110A HONKY TONK ROW -1 Del Ray 210 Acadia 1008/Acadia LP- Cattle LP-8 HBRCD-038
ca March 1963 Nashville, TN – Billy Wallace (Billy Wallace [vcl/gt], ? [ld gt], ? [steel], ? [bass])
035 BACK STREET AFFAIR Acadia LP- Cattle LP-8
036 CHEATIN’S A SIN Acadia 1009/Acadia LP- Cattle LP-8
037 YOUR KISSES AND LIES Acadia 1009/Acadia LP- Cattle LP-8
038 MY HEART NEEDS AN OVERHAUL JOB Acadia LP- Cattle LP-8
039 WHOSE SHOULDER WILL YOU CRY ON Acadia LP- LP-8
040 JUDGE OF HEARTS Acadia LP- Cattle LP-8
041 GHOST OF A HONKY TONK SLAVE Acadia LP- LP-8
042 IF ALL THE OTHER GIRLS WERE LIKE YOU Acadia LP- LP-8
043 I’M GOING OUT OF YOUR ARMS Acadia LP- LP-8
044 SLAVES OF A HOPELESS LOVE AFFAIR Acadia LP- LP-8
Note: according to the booklet of Cattle album tracks above were recorded in August 1963, but release of the album was mentioned in Biollboard on May 11, 1963
1960s prob. Nashville, TN - Billy Wallace and The Roses (unknown musicians)
045 MC 1003 WE HIDE AWAY Twin Rose 101/HBR 038
046 MC 1004 GOT RAMBLIN' ON MY MIND Twin Rose 101/HBR 038
1969 unknown  – Billy Wallace, *and Sue Wilburn and The Roses
047 101-3 FORBIDDEN* 101-3/4
048 101-4 DON’T THROW STONES AT ME Twin Rose 101-3/4
 



ALBUMS
Acadia [CAN] LP-? Billy Wallace Sings His Hits: Back Street Affair; Cheatin's A Sin; My Heart Needs An Overhaul Job; Whose Shoulder Will You Cry On; Judged Hearts; Ghost Of A Honky-Tonk Slave; If All Other Girls Were Like You; Your Kisses And Lies; I'm Going Out Of Your Arms; Slaves Of A Hopeless Love; Honky Tonk Row; The Sycamore Tree – 05-63 (album probably was not issued; reissued on Cattle LP-8 in 1980 in Germany)
Hillbilly Researcher [UK] HBR CD 038 Billy Wallace: You Got Some Explaining To Do; Dog Hauled Around; There's A Hand Reaching Ot From The Cross; Reservations For Your Soul; I'm Gonna Turn You A' Loose; Southwind; Back street Affair; Counted Out; Shadow Of My Heart; While The Gettin's Good; You Can't Ride On My Train; I Still Love You; What'll I Do; That's My Reward;That Old Love Of Yours; I Can't Run Away (From These Blues); You'll Never Cheat Me Anymore; Don't Flirt With My Baby; Wolf Call; Two O' Clock In The Morning; Gotta Keep Ridin'; Chestnut Locks; Low Down Hangin' Around; Heartbreak Villige; The Sucamore Tree; Honky Tonk Row; We Hide Away; Got Ramblin' On My Mind – 0-
Note: there is also mention (Billboard May 5, 1973) of album of old recordings released on MCA. No details found


SINGLES
Tennessee (1950-51)
719 You Got Some Explaining To Do / Dog Hauled Around - 07-50
747 There's A Hand Reaching Ot From The Cross / Reservations For Your Soul - 03-51
829 I'm Gonna Turn You A' Loose / Southwind - 05-52
Decca (1952-53)
9-28243 Counted Out / Back Street Affair – 20-06-52 (rev. June 21)
9-28568 While The Gettin's Good / Shadows Of My Heart – 23-02-53
Blue Hen (1955)
BH-210 You Can't Ride On My Train / I Still Love You - 11-55
Mercury (1956)
70876X45 That's My Reward / What'll I Do – 05-56 (rev. May 26)
70957X45 Burning The Wind / Mean, Mistreatin' Baby - 27-08-56 And The Bama Drifters (rev. Sept. 15)
Republic (1956)
7127-45 That Old Love Of Yours / I Can't Run Away (From These Blues) - 56 (also on Harvest 100)
Deb (1957)
1003 You'll Never Cheat Me Anymore / Don't Flirt With My Baby - 57
882-45 Wolf Call / Two O' Clock In The Morning - 10-57 (rev. Oct. 14)
Pace (1960)
1008 Gotta Keep Ridin' / Chestnut Locks – 05-60
Sims (1961) Billy and Jimmy [= Billy Wallace and Jimmy King]
120 Low Down Hangin' Around / Heartbreak Village - 61
Del-Ray (1962)
DR-210 The Sycamore Tree / Honky Tonk Row – 10-62 (article: Nov. 17)
Acadia (1963)
1008 The Sycamore Tree / Honky Tonk Row – 10-62 (article: Nov. 17; same as Del-Ray DR 210)
1009 Cheatin' A Sin / Your Kisses And Lies - 63
Twin Rose (1960s-)
101 We Hide Away / Got Ramblin' On My Mind -  and The Roses
101-3/4 Forbidden  (and Sue Wilburn) / Don’t Throw Stones At Me / ? – 69  and The Roses

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