Saturday, March 3, 2018

Phipps Family



by Dick Grant, Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS (only Starday masters listed)
Mid 1960 unknown - Phipps Family (Arthur Leroy Phipps, Kathleen Norris Helton + their children)
ST-3398 LITTLE POPLAR LOG HOUSE   Starday SEP-144/SLP-139 Mountain Eagle MER-139                                            
ST-3399 LITTLE MOSES  SEP-144 SEP-165
ST-3400 LAST MOUNTAIN OF TIME SEP-144
ST-3401 MOSES AND THE ISRAELITES SEP-144
ca. November 1960 unknown - Phipps Family
ST-4591 MOTHERLESS CHILDREN Starday SLP-139 Mountain Eagle MER-139  
ST-4592 I CAN'T FEEL AT HOME Starday SLP-139 Mountain Eagle MER-139 
ST-4593 ON THE ROCK WHERE MOSES STOOD     Starday SLP-139 Mountain Eagle MER-139                                    
ST-4594 LONESOME VALLEY SEP-165/Starday SLP-139 SLP-143 Mountain Eagle MER-139      
ST-4595 WRECK OF THE L and N RAILROAD  SEP-159/SLP-170 SLP-195 NLP-2019
ST-4596 LITTLE LOG CABIN BY THE SEA   Starday SLP-139 Mountain Eagle MER-139                                        
ST-4597 ANCHORED IN LOVE DIVINE    Starday SLP-139 Mountain Eagle MER-139  
ST-4598 RIVER OF JORDANStarday SLP-139 Mountain Eagle MER-139       
ST-4599 KEEP ON THE SUNNY SIDEStarday SLP-139 Mountain Eagle MER-139
ST-4600 GOD GAVE NOAH THE RAINBOW SIGN unissued
ST-4601 DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGHStarday SLP-139 Mountain Eagle MER-139
ST-4602 CYCLONE AT RYCONE Starday SLP-139 Mountain Eagle MER-139     
ST-4603 NO TELEPHONE IN HEAVEN Starday SLP-139 Mountain Eagle MER-139
ST-4604 JUST BEFORE THE BATTLE, MOTHER SEP-159/SLP-168 SLP-175 SLP 195
ST-4605 WHEN THE SUNSET TURNS THE OCEAN BLUE TO GOLD  SEP-159
ST-4606 A DISTANT LAND TO ROAM Starday SLP-139 Mountain Eagle MER-139 
ST-4607 HELLO CENTRAL  unissued
ST-4608 HE DONE SO MUCH FOR ME  SEP-159 SEP-165
ST-4609 WHERE SHALL I BE Starday SLP-139 Mountain Eagle MER-139     
11 April 1961 unknown - Phipps Family
ST-5359 AMAZING GRACE  Faith 977
ST-5360 PLENTY OF ROOM  Faith 977/SLP-195                                             
ST-5361 DEATH'S BLACK TRAIN    SLP-195                                             
ST-5362 GREAT REUNION BYE AND BYE    SLP-195                                        
ST-5363 POOR ORPHAN CHILD      SLP-195                                             
ST-5364 THE SON THAT WENT AWAY    SLP-195                                              
ST-5365 BEYOND THE JORDAN RIVER  unissued
ST-5366 THE MINER'S FATE    SLP-195
ST-5367 LITTLE OLD COUNTRY HOME (AMONG THE HILLS)  SLP-195                         
ST-5368 FIRTY MILES OF ELBOW ROOM  unissued
ST-5369 THE ENGINEER'S LAST RIDE      SLP-195                                          
ST-5370 THE YELLOW TOMB                    SLP-195                                     
ST-5371 I LIKE TO SING THE OLD SONGS    SLP-195                                    
ST-5372 DEATH OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN   SLP-195                                          
ST-5373 KENTUCKY MINE EXPLOSION      SLP-195                                       
ST-5374 CARRY ME BACK TO TENNESSEE unissued
ST-5375 ONLY TRUST HIM  Faith 977
ST-5376 GLAD REUNION DAY  Faith 976
ST-5377 HAPPY DAY  Faith 976
ST-5378 SOME SWEET DAY  Faith 976
ST-5379 WHEN HE BLESSED MY SOUL Faith 976/SLP-195                                     
ST-5380 A SOUL WINNER FOR JESUS  Faith 976/SLP-195                                           
ST-5381 I WANT TO LOVE HIM MORE  Faith 976
masters leased from Faith Records                             
March 1962 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Phipps Family
ST-6289 LULU WALLS  unissued
ST-6290 FOGGY MOUNTAIN TOP   SLP-248                                                
ST-6291 MY CLINCH MOUNTAIN HOME   SLP-248
ST-6292 WHEN THE ROSES BLOOM IN DIXIE  unissued
ST-6293 DARLING NELLIE ACROSS THE SEA SLP-248                                       
ST-6294 I HAVE NO ONE TO LOVE ME      SLP-248                                      
ST-6295 FORSAKEN LOVE    SLP-248                                                   
ST-6296 BENEATH THE WILLOW     SLP-248                                             
ST-6297 THE STORMS ARE IN THE OCEAN   SLP-248                                          
ST-6298 BRING BACK MY BLUE EYED HOME  SLP-248                                        
ST-6299 SWEET FERN         SLP-248                                                 
ST-6300 SWEET AS THE FLOWERS   SLP-248                                             
ST-6301 WILDWOOD FLOWER       SLP-248                                              
ST-6302 LITTLE DARLING PAL OF MINE    SLP-248                                      
ST-6303 A.P.CARTER  SLP-248 SLP 270                                                        
ST-6304 WHEN MOTHER MAYBELLE PLAYED  SLP-248  SLP 291                     
(Starday master numbers assigned in May 1963)                
ca. May 1963  unknown - Phipps Family
ST-6311 WHEN OUT LORD SHALL CAME AGAIN  unissued
ST-6312 WALKING THE KING'S HIGHWAY  unissued
ST-6313 HONEY IN THE ROCK  unissued
ST-6314 HEALING WATERS  unissued
ST-6315 PICTURE ON THE WALL  unissued
ST-6316 GIVE ME THE ROSES WHILE I LIVE  unissued
ST-6317 I'LL BE HOME SOMEDAY  unissued
ST-6318 ON A HILL ALONE AND GRAY  unissued
ST-6319 WE SHALL MEET BEYOND THE RIVER  unissued
ST-6320 NOTHING BUT THE BLOOD  unissued
ST-6321 SILVER HAIRED DADDY  unissued
ST-6322 WE'LL WORK TILL JESUS COMES  unissued
ST-6323 OH I WANT TO SEE HIM  unissued
ST-6324 POOR PI;GRIM OF SORROW  unissued
ST-6325 SAVED THRU JESUS' BLOOD unissued
ST-6326 BEAUTIFUL STAR OF BETHLEHEM  unissued
ST-6327 FAIR AND HAPPY LAND  unissued
ST-6328 FOREIGN AND HAPPY LAND  unissued
unknown info
THE LEGEND OF A. P. CARTER  SLP 291
23-26 July 1964 [live] Newport Festival, Newport, RI – Phipps Family
GOD GAVE NOAH THE RAINBOW SIGN  Vanguard  VRS 9183
WRECK ON THE L and M VRS 9185

ALBUMS
Starday SLP-139 Sacred Songs Of The Carter Family: Keep On The Sunny Side; Lonesome Valley; Cyclone At Rycone (I.E. Cyclone At Rye Cove); No Telephone In Heaven; River Of Jordan; Little Log Cabin By The Sea; I Can't Feel At Home; On The Rock Where Moses Stood; Motherless Children; Anchored In Love Devine; Little Poplar Log House; Diamonds In The Rough; A Distant Land To Roam; Where Shall I Be – 60 (reissued on Pine Mountain PMR-139)
Starday SLP-195 Old Time Mountain Pickin' And Singin' / A Notable Collection Of 16 Southern Appalachian Folk Song Legends: I Like To Sing The Old Songs; Death's Black Train; The Engineer's Last Ride; When He Blessed My Soul; The Death Of Abraham Lincoln; Little Old Country Home (Among The Hills); Kentucky Mine Explosion; Great Reunion Bye And Bye; Poor Orphan Child; Wreck On The L and N Railroad; Plenty Of Room; Just Before The Battle Mother; The Miner's Fate; A Soul Winner For Jesus; The Yellow Tomb; The Son That Went Astray – 10-62 (reissued in 2008 on Gusto GT7-0840-2)
Starday SLP-248 Echoes Of The Carter Family: Foggy Mountain Top; Darling Nellie Across The Sea; Forsaken Love; A.P. Carter; Little Darling, Pal Of Mine; Beneath The Willow; The Storms Are On The Ocean; Bring Back My Blue Eyed Boy; Sweet As The Flowers; My Clinch Mt. Home; When Mother Maybelle Played The Autoharp; Wildwood Flower; I Have No One To Love Me; Sweet Fern – 63  (reissued on Pine Mountain PMR 248)
Folkways FA 2375 The Phipps Family: Just Another Broken Heart; Away Over in the Promised Land; The Great Titanic; Forsaken Lover; The Red Jacket Mine Explosion; I Never Will Marry; Gonna Row My Boat; The Old Pine Tree; The Merry Golden Tree; The Unclouded Day; Charles Guiteau; My Home Among the Hills; Pearl Bryan – 02-65 (recorded 1965)
Pine Mountain PMR-125 Greatest Old Time Gospel Hymns: Peaceful Home; Gonna Row My Boat; The Devil Is Mounted; Gonna Fly Away With Christ; Life's Evening Sun Is Sinking Low; Never Alone; Light At The River; Mighty Close To Heaven; Death Is Only A Dream; Farther On; When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder; Shall We Gather At The River; Leaning On The Everlasting Arms; There's A Fountain Filled With Blood; Oh What If We Fail To Get There; There's A Deep Settled Peace In My Soul; I Won't Turn Back; Oh Why Not Tonight; There Is Power In The Blood; Lily Of The Valley – ca 65
Pine Mountain PMR-126 Sings About The Suffering, Crucifixion, And Resurrection Of Christ: In Gethsemane Alone; He Prayed; The Heart That Was Broken For Me; On A Hillside So Lonely; All Alone; Alone The Savior Died For Me; They Crucified My Lord; I Remember Dark Calvary; Is He Satisfied With Me; On A Hill Lone And Grey  (Kathleen Phipps, soprano, auto-harp, A.L. Phipps, bass, guitar, Helen Phipps, tenor, auto-harp, Bolin Phipps, guitar)
Pine Mountain PMR-127 Only Through Grace/Early American Singing: Only Through Grace; God Is Getting Worried With Your Wicked Ways; The Beautiful And Blest Forever; Amazing Grace; I Am Satisfied With Jesus; Two Robes; Bright City; When I Can Read My Title Clear; This Life Is Wonderful; Day Is Breaking In My Soul
Pine Mountain PMR-128 Christmas With The Phipps Family: Away In A Manger; Beautiful Star Of Bethlehem; Hark The Hearld Angels Sing; His Only Darling; I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day; It Came Upon A Midnight Clear; Joy To The World; Oh Come All Ye Faithful; Silent Night; While The Shepherds Watched Their Flocks
Pine Mountain PMR-129 Give Me The Rose While I Live: Calling Me; Daddy Is Mama Coming Home; Fifty Miles Of Elbow Room; Give Me The Roses While I Live; Golden Light; Here Farewells Are Sadly Spoken; I Would Not Be Denied; Just Beyond The River; Little Poplar Log House; Look How This World Has Made A Change; Motherless Children;
On The Rock Where Moses Stood; We Shall Meet Beyond The River
Pine Mountain PMR-130 Sings In Sweet Bye And Bye: Church In The Wildwood; In The Sweet Bye And Bye; I Must Tell Jesus; The Land Of Beulah; I Love To Walk With Jesus; No Not One; Glory To His Name; Beautiful Robes Of White; That Terrible Day; Whosoever Will; The Unclouded Day; Farther Along
Pine Mountain PMR-131 The Phipps Family Quartette Sings 'Em Mountain Style Unaccompanied: I’m Happy Now; I Shall Go To Dwell On Zions Hills; Sinless Summerland; My Savior Will Take Me Home; In The Shady Green Pastures; Eternity’s Night; He Is With Me All The Way; Blessed Jesus Loves You Too; The Hand Of God; Oh Be True; They Shall Live; Lord I’m Coming Home –
Pine Mountain PMR-134 Just A Few More Days: Silver Haired Daddy; Dying From Home And Lost; Where We’ll Never Grow Old; Picture On The Wall; I Long To Go Home; Just A Few More Days Of Sorrow; Hello Central Give Me Heaven; When The World’s On Fire; I’ll Be Home Some Day; We Shall All Be Reunited.
Pine Mountain PMR-135 Records In Vitrginia, Bristol, Tennessee: Bury Me Under The Weeping Willow; Little Darling Pal Of Mine; Little Log Cabin By The Sea; Poor Orphan Child; Single Girl, Married Girl; The Storms Are On The Ocean; That Little Log Hut; Wandering Boy; When I'm Gone; Wildwood Flower; Will You Miss Me; Wreck On The CandO Railroad - 77
Mountain Eagle MER-136 Hills Of Home: City On The Hill; The Drunkard's Grave; He Can Heal The Sick; The Hills Of Home; Little Moses; The Old Gospel Ship; Sinner Lay Your Burden Down; There Is Where I Want To Go; Walking In The King's Highway; What A Friend We Have In Jesus; What Would You Give In Exchange; Will My Mother Know Me There
Mountain Eagle MER-137 A. P. Carter And The Phipps Family:  On Jordan’s Stormy Banks I Stand; Little Moses; Wildwood Flower; My Virginia Rose is Blooming; The Old Rugged Cross; The Dying soldier; I Have But One Girl; Longing For Home; It Aggravated My Soul; The Storms Are In The Ocean; Wandering Boy; Will You Miss Me  (recorded April 24, 1954 at The Courthouse, Manchester, KY)
(also PMR 132,133 may have been by Phipps Family, all recorded since mid 1960s to late 1970s. Some Pine Mountain albums were later issued  on Mountain Eagle with the same number)
ARC ARC-138 Pickin' And Singing Together Singing With Auto-Harp And Guitar:
In The Sweet Bye And Bye; Longing For Home; Tell My Mother I Will Meet Her; Little Moses; I’ll Be Satisfied; A City Called Heaven; Gold Watch And Chin; Anchored In Love Divine; Fair And Happy Land; My Virginia Rose; Wabash Cannon Ball; The Storms Are On The Ocean –

BACM [UK] CD D 605 The Phipps Family Sing The Carter Family: A Distant Land To Roam; Anchored In Love Divine; Bring Back My Blue Eyed Boy To Me; Cyclone Of Ryecove; Darling Nellie Across The Sea; Diamonds In The Rough; Foggy Mountain Top; Forsaken Love; I Have No One To Love Me;  Keep On The Sunny Side;  Little Log Cabin By The Sea; Little Poplar Log House; My Clinch Mountain Home; No Telephone In Heaven; On The Rock Where Moses Stood; Poor Orphan Child; River Of Jordan; Storms Are On The Ocean; Sweet As The Flowers; Sweet Fern; Where Shall I Be; Wildwood Flower; Wreck On The L + N Railroad – 08-18
 

EPs
Starday
SEP-144 Little Poplar Log House;  Little Moses /  Last Mountain Of Time; Moses And The Israelites - 60
SEP-159  Wreck On The L And N Railroad;  He Done So Much For Me / Just Before The Battle Mother; Where The Sunset Turns The Ocean - 61
SEP-165 Stringbean:Working On A Building; Cowboy Copas:The Hem Of His Garment; –Roy Shepard: Too Late / Phipps Family: Little Moses;  Lonesome Valley;  He Done So Much For Me – 61
Faith
976 Glad Reunion Day;  Some Sweet Day; A Soul Winner For Jesus /  When He Blessed My Soul;  I Want To Love Him More; Happy Day - 62
977 Keep On The Sunny Side; In The Sweet Bye And Bye*; I'll Be Satisfied* / Amazing Grace; Only Trust Him; Plenty Of Room - 62  *The Carter Family
Mountain
45-EP-1 I Believe Jesus Saves: I Believe Jesus Saves; God Shall Wipe All Tears Away; Trust And Obey / Work For The Night Is Coming; Foot Steps Of Jesus; Near The Cross
45-EP-2 How Firm A Foundation: How Firm A Foundation; Come Let Us Go Home; I'll Be Home Someday / Nearer My God To Thee; He's Got The Whole World In His Hands; Where We'll Never Grow Old
45-EP 4 Rock of Ages: Rock Of Ages; Daniel Saw The Stone; When The Saints Go Marching In / Palms Of Victory; On A Hill Lone And Gray; Picture On The Wall
45-EP-227 What Would You Give In Exchange: What Would You Give In Exchange; I Live On; Whiter Than Snow / Don't Cross The Deadline Tonight; Heavenly Sunlight; No Drunkard Can Enter There
45-EP-240 Oh I Want To See Him: Oh I Want To See Him: Mother's Not Dead; God Gave Noah The Rainbow Sign / Walking In The Kings Highway; Beautiful Star Of Bethlehem; Will You Miss Me -     
45-EP-261 Hear Him Calling: I Hear Him Calling; Waiting My Call; Going Home To Die No More / He's Coming Again; Come My Blessed Savior; Perfect Joy For You And Me -           
LLP-270 We'll Work 'Till Jesus Comes; Pilgrim Of Sorrow; On Jordan's Stormy Banks I Stand / Silver Haired Daddy; Honey In The Rock; Foreign Fields - 65
Happy
45-EP-3 I Have But One Goal: I Have But One Goal; The Family Who Prayed; Every Hour / Hello Central, Give Me Heaven; There'll Be Joy, Joy, Joy; Reunion In Heaven  


SINGLES
ACME
?
Janet (1960)
210 Just Enough For Me /Daddy Is Mama Coming Home - 60
211 Little Poplar Log House / We Shall Meet Beyon The River - 60
Pine Mountain
227 Don't Cross The Deadline Tonight /  Heavenly Sunlight 
2344 I'm Going Home /  Hurricane Creek Mine Explosion

1 comment:

  1. Any information on a MER-132? I bought a sealed copy but it's a promo in a plain red sleeve and the label only identifies The Phipps Family, the tracks, and the catalogue number, but no album title. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

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