Friday, April 14, 2017

Jim Chesnut



*01-12-1944 Midland, TX
3nd version
By Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli
SESSIONS
19 September 1968 Sonobeat Recording Studio, Western Hills Drive, Austin, TX - Jim Chesnut
001 ABOUT TO BE WOMAN Sonobeat PV-S112
002 LEAVES Sonobeat PV-S112
ca October 1968 [demo session] Sonobeat Recording Studio, Western Hills Drive, Austin, TX - Jim Chesnut (solo vcl/gt)
about 12 songs recorded
May 1969 Sonobeat Recording Studio, Western Hills Drive, Austin, TX - Jim Chesnut (Producer: Bill Josey)
003 BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX unissued
004 THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM unissued
005 THEY CALL THE WIND MARIA unissued
006 WOMAN WOMAN unissued
007 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY unissued
008 WHERE'S THE PLAYGROUND SUSIE unissued
009 WIVES AND LOVERS. unissued
Summer 1973 unknown, TX – Jim Chesnut
010 ALL ACROSS THE U.S.A. Cochise 102
011 CHILD OF THE HIWAY Cochise 102
ca. February 1976 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – Jim Chesnut (coll. Pers. For HB-44004: Jim Chesnut [vcl], Billy Sanford [gt], Leo Jackson [gt], Mark Casstevens [gt/banjo], Bobby Thompson [gt], Jimmy Capps [gt], Pete Wade [gt], Weldon Myrick [steel], Henry Strzelecki/ Bobby Dyson [bass], Kenneth Buttrey/ Buddy harman/ Larry Londin [drums/percussion], Johnny Gimble [fiddle], Bunky Keels/ Hargus Robbins [keyboards], Terry McMillan [harmonica] + strings + Lea Jane Barinati, Thomas Brannon, Janie Fricke, Bobby Harden, Alan Moore, Gordon Stocker, Duane West [bck vcl]. Producer: Don Powell)
012 76NP 1675 A COUNTRY LOVE SONG H 369 /HB-44004
013 76NP 1676 GOOD LORD WAHATEVER HAPPENED H 369
ca. September 1976 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – Jim Chesnut (coll. Pers. For HB-44004: Jim Chesnut [vcl], Billy Sanford [gt], Leo Jackson [gt], Mark Casstevens [gt/banjo], Bobby Thompson [gt], Jimmy Capps [gt], Pete Wade [gt], Weldon Myrick [steel], Henry Strzelecki/ Bobby Dyson [bass], Kenneth Buttrey/ Buddy harman/ Larry Londin [drums/percussion], Johnny Gimble [fiddle], Bunky Keels/ Hargus Robbins [keyboards], Terry McMillan [harmonica] + strings + Lea Jane Barinati, Thomas Brannon, Janie Fricke, Bobby Harden, Alan Moore, Gordon Stocker, Duane West [bck vcl]. Producer: Don Powell)
014 MB-29243 SHE'S MY WOMAN AH-54003 / HB-44004
015 MB-29244 TELL ME TELL ME THAT YOU LOVE ME AH-54003
ca. December 1976 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – Jim Chesnut (coll. Pers. For HB-44004: Jim Chesnut [vcl], Billy Sanford [gt], Leo Jackson [gt], Mark Casstevens [gt/banjo], Bobby Thompson [gt], Jimmy Capps [gt], Pete Wade [gt], Weldon Myrick [steel], Henry Strzelecki/ Bobby Dyson [bass], Kenneth Buttrey/ Buddy harman/ Larry Londin [drums/percussion], Johnny Gimble [fiddle], Bunky Keels/ Hargus Robbins [keyboards], Terry McMillan [harmonica] + strings + Lea Jane Barinati, Thomas Brannon, Janie Fricke, Bobby Harden, Alan Moore, Gordon Stocker, Duane West [bck vcl]. Producer: Don Powell)
016 MB-29337 CALIFORNIA LADY AH-54007 / HB-44004
017 MB-29338 WHAT GOT IN THE WAY AH-54007/HB-44004
ca. March 1977 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – Jim Chesnut (coll. Pers. For HB-44004: Jim Chesnut [vcl], Billy Sanford [gt], Leo Jackson [gt], Mark Casstevens [gt/banjo], Bobby Thompson [gt], Jimmy Capps [gt], Pete Wade [gt], Weldon Myrick [steel], Henry Strzelecki/ Bobby Dyson [bass], Kenneth Buttrey/ Buddy harman/ Larry Londin [drums/percussion], Johnny Gimble [fiddle], Bunky Keels/ Hargus Robbins [keyboards], Terry McMillan [harmonica] + strings + Lea Jane Barinati, Thomas Brannon, Janie Fricke, Bobby Harden, Alan Moore, Gordon Stocker, Duane West [bck vcl]. Producer: Don Powell)
018 MB-29469 LET ME LOVE YOU NOW Hickory AH-54013/HB-44004
019 MB-29470 A LOAF OF BREAD (A JUG OF WINE) Hickory AH-54013 MCA-41106/HB-44004
020 LET ME JUST SAY I LOVE YOU AH-54044 MCA-41015/HB-44004
021 GOOD MORNING HB-44004
022 NEXT TIME HB-44004
023 OKLAHOMA MORNING HB-44004
ca. August 1977 Acuff-Rose Sound Studios, Nashville, TN – Jim Chesnut (coll. pers. For HB 44012: Jim Chesnut [vcl], Pete Bordonalli/ Billy Williams [ld gt], Chip Young/ Leo Jackson/ Ray Edenton [rh gt], Weldon Myrick [steel], Joseph Paul Allen/ Thomas C. Cogbill [bass], Howard Bishop/ Kenny Malone/ Buddy Harman [drums], Shane Keister/ Ron Oates/ Hargus Robbins [keyboards], Hurshel Wiginton, Wendellyn Suitas, Dolores Edgin, Joseph Babcock [bck vcl]. Producer: Ray Baker)
024 MB-29633 WRONG SIDE OF RAINBOW AH-54021/HB-44012
025 MB-29634 I'M SO LONELY FOR YOU BABY AH-54021/HB-44012
ca. January 1978 Acuff-Rose Sound Studios, Nashville, TN – Jim Chesnut (coll. pers. For HB 44012: Jim Chesnut [vcl], Pete Bordonalli/ Billy Williams [ld gt], Chip Young/ Leo Jackson/ Ray Edenton [rh gt], Weldon Myrick [steel], Joseph Paul Allen/ Thomas C. Cogbill [bass], Howard Bishop/ Kenny Malone/ Buddy Harman [drums], Shane Keister/ Ron Oates/ Hargus Robbins [keyboards], Hurshel Wiginton, Wendellyn Suitas, Dolores Edgin, Joseph Babcock [bck vcl]. Producer: Ray Baker)
026 51029 THE NINETH OF SEPTEMBER AH-54027HB-44012
027 51030 I LOVE YOU BABY (FOR ALL THE LITTLE THINGS) AH-54027/HB-44012
May 1978 Acuff-Rose Sound Studios, Nashville, TN – Jim Chesnut (coll. pers. For HB 44012: Jim Chesnut [vcl], Pete Bordonalli/ Billy Williams [ld gt], Chip Young/ Leo Jackson/ Ray Edenton [rh gt], Weldon Myrick [steel], Joseph Paul Allen/ Thomas C. Cogbill [bass], Howard Bishop/ Kenny Malone/ Buddy Harman [drums], Shane Keister/ Ron Oates/ Hargus Robbins [keyboards], Hurshel Wiginton, Wendellyn Suitas, Dolores Edgin, Joseph Babcock [bck vcl]. Producer: Ray Baker)
028 51154 WHISKEY LADY AH-54033/HB-44012
ca May 1978 Acuff-Rose Sound Studios, Nashville, TN – Jim Chesnut (coll. pers. For HB 44012: Jim Chesnut [vcl], Pete Bordonalli/ Billy Williams [ld gt], Chip Young/ Leo Jackson/ Ray Edenton [rh gt], Weldon Myrick [steel], Joseph Paul Allen/ Thomas C. Cogbill [bass], Howard Bishop/ Kenny Malone/ Buddy Harman [drums], Shane Keister/ Ron Oates/ Hargus Robbins [keyboards], Hurshel Wiginton, Wendellyn Suitas, Dolores Edgin, Joseph Babcock [bck vcl]. Producer: Ray Baker)
029 51169 SHOW ME A SIGN AH-54033/HB-44012
ca May 1978 Acuff-Rose Sound Studios, Nashville, TN – Jim Chesnut (coll. pers. For HB 44012: Jim Chesnut [vcl], Pete Bordonalli/ Billy Williams [ld gt], Chip Young/ Leo Jackson/ Ray Edenton [rh gt], Weldon Myrick [steel], Joseph Paul Allen/ Thomas C. Cogbill [bass], Howard Bishop/ Kenny Malone/ Buddy Harman [drums], Shane Keister/ Ron Oates/ Hargus Robbins [keyboards], Hurshel Wiginton, Wendellyn Suitas, Dolores Edgin, Joseph Babcock [bck vcl]. Producer: Ray Baker)
030 IT'S A HEARTACHE HB-44012
031 GLASS HOUSES HB-44012
ca September 1978 Acuff-Rose Sound Studios, Nashville, TN – Jim Chesnut (coll. pers. For HB 44012: Jim Chesnut [vcl], Pete Bordonalli/ Billy Williams [ld gt], Chip Young/ Leo Jackson/ Ray Edenton [rh gt], Weldon Myrick [steel], Joseph Paul Allen/ Thomas C. Cogbill [bass], Howard Bishop/ Kenny Malone/ Buddy Harman [drums], Shane Keister/ Ron Oates/ Hargus Robbins [keyboards], Hurshel Wiginton, Wendellyn Suitas, Dolores Edgin, Joseph Babcock [bck vcl]. Producer: Ray Baker)
032 51214 GET BACK TO LOVING ME AH-54038/HB-44012
033 51215 KINDER THAN THE LAST ONE AH-54038/HB-44012
ca. January 1979 Nashville, TN – Jim Chesnut
034 51289 JUST LET ME MAKE BELIEVE AH-54044 MCA-41015
Mid 1979 Nashville, TN – Jim Chesnut (Producer: Don Powell) [Hickory masters]
035 MC-9022 LET'S TAKE THE TIME TO FALL IN LOVE AGAIN MCA-41106
+ more tracks for unissued third album
14 July 1980 Nashville, TN – Jim Chesnut (Producer: Bob Montgomery)
046 21194 OUT RUN THE SUN U.A. X1372-Y
047 21195 PICK UP THE PIECES X1372-Y 1405
20 February 1981 Nashville, TN – Jim Chesnut (Producer: Jerry Gillespie and Jim Chesnut)
048 21657 WE SAID IT BEST unissued
049 21658 BEDTIME STORIES Liberty 1405
ca. March 1981 Nashville, TN – Jim Chesnut (Producer: Bob Montgomery)
050 21702 WE WERE IN LOVE
15 July 1981 Nashville, TN – Jim Chesnut (Producer: Bob Montgomery)
051 22011 DARK EYED LADY A-1434
052 22012 THE ROSE IS FOR TODAY A-1434
053 22013 SOMEBODY'S LYING TO SOMEONE unissued
2007 unknown – Jim Chesnut
054 HARD TIMES Chesnut CP-2008-001
055 I'LL LOVE YOU FOREVER Chesnut CP-2008-001
056 WHAT'S A NICE GUY LIKE ME Chesnut CP-2008-001
057 DO YOU STILL WALTZ ACROSS TEXAS Chesnut CP-2008-001
058 CHEATIN' HEART ATTACK Chesnut CP-2008-001
059 IT BEATS THE HELL OUT OF ME Chesnut CP-2008-001
060 MEMORIES OF AMANDA Chesnut CP-2008-001
061 WASH AWAY MY SINS Chesnut CP-2008-001
062 ANOTHER DAY IN THE LIFE OF A FOOL Chesnut CP-2008-001
063 IF WAYLON AIN'T IN HEAVEN Chesnut CP-2008-001 
Summer 2012 unknown – Jim Chesnut
064 COPPER KETTLE
065 HARD TIMES COME AGAIN NO MORE
066 CHAIN OF TRAINS
067 I AM THE EARTH
068 A CHANGE IS GONNA COME
069 THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND
070 THE MUSIC OF A WINDMILL
071 MAMA, THANK YOU FOR LOVING ME
072 A COOL MOUNTAIN WOMAN
073 FADING MEMORIES
074 DON'T LET GIRLS ON THE BUS
075 GET ABOARD A CATAMARAN
Tracks above issued on album J.W. Chesnut's Sippin' Whiskey
2014 unknown – Jim Chesnut
076 LUCKENBACH ROADHOUSE SALOON
077 TROUBADOURS AND DREAMERS
078 OKLAHOMA MORNING
079 THERE'S NO PLACE ON EARTH LIKE TEXAS
080 BREAKIN' WIND; RIGHT ABOUT NOW
081 ANOTHER DAY IN THE LIFE OF A FOOL
082 TIME TAKE CARE OF ME
083 IF THE RAIN HADN'T COME
084 QUEEN OF MUSTANG CANYON
085 IN A BAR IN BARBADOS
Tracks above issued on album Troubadours and Dreams
2015 unknown – Jim Chesnut
086 GONNA BE WITH BABY TONIGHT
087 WHAT GOT IN THE WAY
088 ONCE IN A WHILE
089 LOST AND FOUND LOVE
090 YOU ARE SO WONDERFUL
091 IF FOREVER WON'T HAVE YOU
092 TRUE LOVE IS A DANCE IN THREE-QUARTER TIME
093 UNFINISHED BUSINESS
094 THAT DON'T MAKE IT COUNTRY, NASHVILLE
095 DON'T BLAME ME, BLAME IT ON LOVE
096 A LITTLE MORE YOU, A LITTLE LESS ME
097 CIRCUIT RIDER
Tracks above issued on album This Guy Sings


ALBUMS
ABC-Hickory HB-44004 Let Me Love You Now: California Lady; A Loaf Of Bread; Let Me Just Say I Love You; She¢s My Woman; Good Morning; Next Time; What Got In The Way; A Country Love Song; Oklahoma Morning; Let Me Love You Now – 03-77
ABC-Hickory HB-44012 Show Me A Sign: Show Me A Sign; It's A Heartache; Glass Houses; I Love You Babe (For All The Little Things); Wrong Side Of The Rainbow; I'm So Lonely For My Baby; Get Back To Loving Me; Whiskey Lady; The Nineth Of September; Kinder Than The Last One – 23-08-78
Chesnut Productions CP-2007-001 The Nashville Years, vol. 1: (tracks unknown) - 03-07 (Hickory tracks)
Chesnut Productions CP-2007-002 The Nashville Years, vol. 2: (tracks unknown) - 11-07 (Hickory tracks)
Chesnut Productions CP-2008-001 Reflections: Hard Times; I'll Love You Forever; What's a Nice Guy Like Me; Do You Still Waltz Across Texas; Cheatin' Heart Attack; It Beats the Hell Out of Me;Memories of Amanda; Wash Away My Sins; Another Day in the Life of a Fool; If Waylon Ain't in Heaven – 03-03-08
Chesnut Productions ? (UPC700261942407) J.W. Chesnut's Sippin' Whiskey: Copper Kettle; Hard Times Come Again No More; Chain of Trains;  I Am the Earth;  A Change Is Gonna Come; This Land Is Your Land; The Music of a Windmill;  Mama, Thank You for Loving Me;  A Cool Mountain Woman; Fading Memories;  Don't Let Girls On the Bus; Get Aboard a Catamaran – 01-13
Chesnut Productions ? (UPC888174751207) Troubadours And Dreams: Luckenbach Roadhouse Saloon;   Troubadours And Dreamers;   Oklahoma Morning; There's No Place On Earth Like Texas;  Breakin' Wind; Right About Now;  Another Day In The Life Of A Fool;  Time Take Care Of Me;  If The Rain Hadn't Come; Queen Of Mustang Canyon;  In A Bar In Barbados – 26-05-14
Chesnut Production ?  (190394164379) This Guy Sings!:  Gonna Be With Baby Tonight;  What Got In The Way;  Once In A While;  Lost And Found Love;  You Are So Wonderful;  If Forever Won't Have You;  True Love Is A Dance In Three-Quarter Time;  Unfinished Business;  That Don't Make It Country, Nashville;  Don't Blame Me, Blame It On Love;  A Little More You, A Little Less Me;  Circuit Rider – 15-01-16


SINGLES
Sonobeat (1968)
PV-S112 About To Be Woman / Leaves – 68
Cochise (1973)
102 All Across The U.S.A. / Child Of The HiWay – ca 09-73
Hickory (197679) / MCA (1979)
H 369 A Country Love Song / Good Lord, Wahatever Happened To The Trains - 04-76
AH-54003 She's My Woman / Tell Me, Tell Me That You Love Me - 09-76 (UK issue on DJM DJS 10747)
AH-54007 California Lady / What Got In The Way - 02-77 (rev. Feb. 12)
AH-54013 Let Me Love You Now / Loaf Of Bread - 06-77
AH-54021 Wrong Side Of Rainbow / I'm So Lonely For You Baby - 11-77 (rev. Dec. 10)
AH-54027 The Nineth Of September / I Love You Baby – 13-03-78
AH-54033 Show Me A Sign / Whiskey Lady – 27-06-78
AH-54038 Get Back To Loving Me / Kinder Than The Last One - 10-78
AH-54044 Just Let Me Make Believe / Let Me Just Say I Love You – 19-04-79
MCA-41015 Just Let Me Make Believe / Let Me Just Say I Love You – 06-79 (reissue of AH-54044)
MCA-41106 Let's Take The Time To Fall In Love Again / A Loat Of Bread (A Jug Of Wine) - 08-79 (rev. Aug. 18)
United Artists (1980) / Liberty (1981)
UA-X1372-Y Out Run The Sun / Pick Up The Pieces – 28-07-80 (rev. Oct. 18)
1405 Bedtime Stories / Pick Up The Pieces - 05-81
A-1434 Dark Eyed Lady / The Rose Is For Today – 21-09-81 (rev. Oct. 3)

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