Sunday, June 24, 2018

Alvin Crow



*29-09-1950 Oklahoma City, OK
4th version
By Praguefrank, Lillie Ohlsson, Mario Manciotti, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS
also recorded with Doug Sahm
1973 Sumer-Burnet Studios, Dallas, TX – Alvin Crown And The Neon Angels (Alvin Crow [vcl/gt/fiddle], Rick Crow [bass], Alan Fulfer [drums], Roger Crabtree [harmonica])
001 738101 DYNAMITE DIANA Big Wheel no #/BW-1003
002 738102? TROUBLE LONESOME AND SORROW Big Wheel BW-1003
003 738103 CHAINS ON ME Big Wheel no #/BW-1003
004 738104? FADED LOVE/A MAIDEN'S PRAYER Big Wheel BW-1003
005 738105? ROLY POLY Big Wheel BW-1003
006 738106? SAN ANTONIO ROSE Big Wheel BW-1003
007 738107? A FOOL SUCH AS I Big Wheel BW-1003
008 738108? OKLAHOMA HILLS Big Wheel BW-1003
009 738109? HEART OVER MIND Big Wheel BW-1003
010 738109? TOO LONELY TOO LONG Big Wheel BW-1003
1974 Sugar Hill Studios, Houston, TX – Alvin Crow And The Pleasant Valley Boys (Producer: Huey C. Meaux)
011 AC 01 (THE TEXAS KID’S) RETIREMENT RUN  CC 2001
012 AC 02 COUNTRY WAYS  CC 2001
1975 Odyssey Sound, Austin, TX - Alvin Crow and Pleasant Valley Boys (Alvin Crow [vcl/fiddle], Rick Crow [ld gt], Bobby Earl Smith [rh gt], Gary ”Smoothie” Roller [bass], John Holly [drums], Herb Steiner [steel] Jesse Ashlock [fiddle-1], Roger Crabtree [french harp]. Producer Alvin Crow and the Pleasant Valley Boys)
013 FIDDLER AND LADY Long Neck 751-020/LN 001  Polydor PD-1-6124
014 CHAINS ON ME Long Neck LN 001  Polydor PD-1-6124
015 REARVIEW WINDOW Long Neck LN 001  Polydor PD-1-6124
016 I JUST DROPPED BY TO SEE THE SHOW Long Neck LN 001  Polydor PD-1-6124
017 NYQUIL BLUES Long Neck 751-020/LN 001  Polydor PD-14437/PD-1-6124
018 DYNAMITE DIANA Long Neck 751-019/ LN 001  Polydor PD-1-6124
019 WHEN I STOP LOVING YOU -1 Long Neck LN 001  Polydor PD-1-6124
020 THAT'S A TOUCH I LIKE -1 Long Neck LNR 002/ LN 001  Polydor PD-1-6124
021 FOOLISH FAITH Long Neck NR-6872/LN 001  Polydor PD-1-6124
022 ALL NIGHT LONG Long Neck NR-6872/LN 001  Polydor PD-1-6124
023 I CRY EVERY NIGHT  751-019
ca February 1977 Nashville, TN - Alvin Crow and Pleasant Valley Boys (Alvin Crow [vcl/fiddle], Leon Rausch [duet vcl-1], Rick Crow [Telecaster], Tommy Allsup [gt], Bobby Earl Smith [Epiphone ac gt], Diane Tignor [banjo],  Herb Steiner [steel], Roger Crabtree [French harp], Smoothie Roller [bass], Tiny McFarland [drums], Big Dan The Piano Man Espedal/ Al Strickland [piano], Ed Marcel Vizard [sax],  Producer: Tommy Allsup)
024 77N-2640 YES SHE DO, NO SHE DON‘T (I’M SATISFIED WITH MY GAL) -1 Polydor PD-14387/PD-1-6102
025 CAN'T SHAKE THE SANDS OF TEXAS FROM MY SHOES PD-1-6102
026 HIGH STEPPER PD-1-6102
027 ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE  PD-1-6102
028 (TEXAS KID'S) RETIREMENT RUN PD 14387/PD-1-6102
029 BROKEN SPOKE WALTZ –instr.-  PD-14437/PD-1-6102
030 77N-2646 CRAZY LITTLE MAMA (AT MY FRONT DOOR) PD-14410/ PD-1-6102
031 77N-2647 YOU'RE THE ONE I THOUGHT I'D NEVER LOSE PD 14410/PD-1-6102
032 TURKEY, TEXAS (HOME OF BOB WILLS) PD-1-6102
033 WINE ME UP PD-1-6102
034 COTTON-EYED JOE PD-1-6102
1984 Wink Tyler’s Studio, Austin, TX/Pedernales Studio, Spicewood, TX – Alvin Crow (Alvin Crow [vcl/fiddle], Rick Crow [gt]. Junior Brown/Jimmy Day [steel], Speedy Sparks [bass], David Apke [drums], Marcia Ball [piano]. Producer: Alvin Crow)
035 WORLD FULL OF LOVE    ATX 002
036 TOO MANY NIGHTS IN A ROADHOUSE    ATX 002
037 TOWN AND COUNTRY TAVERNS   ATX 002
038 REAL THING   ATX 002
039 WEST TEXAS WIND   ATX 002
040 WISHING FOR YOU   ATX 002
041 QUEEN OF THE BAYOU   ATX 002
042 GONNA HAVE A PARTY    ATX 002
043 DON’T LET ME LOVE YOU    ATX 002
044 THINK IT OVER   ATX 002
Early 1986 Arlyn Studios, Austin, TX – Alvin Crow and The Pleasant Valley Boys (Alvin Crow [vcl/fiddle], John Reed [gt], Rick Cow [gt/hmny vcl], Michele Murphy [gt/ hmny vcl], Scott Walls [steel], John Ely [lap steel], Don Bacoch [bass], T. J. McFarland [drums], Ed Vizard [sax].  Producer: Alvin Crown, TJ. McFarland)
045 COMIN‘  BACK TO TEXAS  Austex ATX 003 
046 LOVIN‘  ON BORROWED TIME  Austex ATX 003 
047 NEON ANGEL  Austex ATX 003 
048 FEEL LIKE A FOOL  Austex ATX 003 
049 UNDERNEATH THE TEXAS SKY  Austex ATX 003 
050 WHERE´D YOU STAY LAST NIGHTS  Austex ATX 003 
051 LOWDOWN BLUES  Austex ATX 003 
052 BROWN EYES WALTZ  Austex ATX 003 
053 LOVE PLAYED A JOKE  Austex ATX 003 
1988 Austin,  TX – Alvin Crow (Producer: Joe Gracey)
054 FIDDLER'S LADY Broken Spoke NR-17697
055 WINE ME UP Broken Spoke NR-17697
056 NR 17696-2 LIVING ON MEMORIES Broken Spoke 002/NR-17697
057 DYNAMITE DIANA Broken Spoke NR-17697
058 SANDS OF TEXAS Broken Spoke NR-17697
059 ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE Broken Spoke NR-17697
1978-1988 [live] Broken Spoke, 3201 S. Lamar, Austin,  TX – Alvin Crow, *and Leon Rausch
05901 NR 17696-1 BROKEN SPOKE LEGEND Broken Spoke 002/NR-17697
05902 BIG BALLS IN COWTOWN Broken Spoke NR-17697
05903 FADED LOVE Broken Spoke NR-17697
05904 BRING IT ON DOWN TO MY HOUSE* Broken Spoke NR-17697
05905 YOU SEND ME Broken Spoke NR-17697
05906 SO LONG Broken Spoke NR-17697
1988 River City Sound, Austin, TX – Alvin Crow (Alvin Crow [fiddle/tic tac/rh gt/ bck vcl], Rick Crow [el gt], David Zettner/Marty Muse [steel], Don Bacoch [bass gt], Freddie Krc [drums], Mike Dennis [bck vcl], James M. White [vcl, last part-1].  Producer: Alvin Crow)
060 HONKY TONK TRAIL Broken Spoke NR-18110
061 TOO COUNTRY Broken Spoke NR-18110
062 DANCE WITH WHO BRUNG YOU -1 Broken Spoke NR-18110
063 I'LL GO DOWN SWINGING Broken Spoke NR-18110
064 RED NECK ROCK Broken Spoke NR-18110
065 REAL THING Broken Spoke NR-18110
066 SWEETWATER WALTZ Broken Spoke NR-18110
067 ABOUT THAT TIME AGAIN Broken Spoke NR-18110
068 BE MY MOMMA AGAIN Broken Spoke NR-18110
069 THE WAY IT IS Broken Spoke NR-18110
1992 [live] Broken Spoke, 3201 S. Lamar, Austin,  TX  – Alvin Crow (Alvin Crow [vcl/fiddle/gt/Mandocaster], Rick Crow [vcl/gt], James M. White [vcl], Scott Wall [steel], Don Bacoch [bass], John Chandler [drums]. Producer: Alvin Crow) [overdubs recorded at production Block, Austin, TX]
06901 BIG IRON Broken Spoke NR-18895
06902 STREETS OF LAREDO Broken Spoke NR-18895
06903 RIDING DOWN THE CANYON Broken Spoke NR-18895
06904 EL PASO Broken Spoke NR-18895
06905 GHOST RIDERS IN THE SKY Broken Spoke NR-18895
06906 HIGH NOON Broken Spoke NR-18895
06907 BACK IN THE SADDLE  Broken Spoke NR-18895
06908 OUT ON THE LONELY PRAIRIE Broken Spoke NR-18895
06909 COMING BACK TO TEXAS Broken Spoke NR-18895
06910 BRIGHT SHERMAN VALLEY Broken Spoke NR-18895
06911 STRAWBERRY ROAN  Broken Spoke NR-18895
06912 PATONIA Broken Spoke NR-18895
06913 RUNNING GUN  Broken Spoke NR-18895
Ca 1995 Stardog Studio, Austin, TX – Alvin Crow (Alvin Crow [gt/fiddle], Rick Crow [gt], Scott Walls [steel], Don Bacock [bass], John Chandler [drums])
070 FIDDLER'S LADY Broken Spoke CD 9608 
071 SANDS OF TEXAS Broken Spoke CD 9608 
072 ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE Broken Spoke CD 9608 
073 DYNAMITE DIANA Broken Spoke CD 9608 
074 TURKEY TEXAS Broken Spoke CD 9608
075 REARVIEW MIRROR Broken Spoke CD 9608
076 CHAINS ON ME Broken Spoke CD 9608
077 NYQUIL BLUES Broken Spoke CD 9608 
078 WHEN I STOP LOVIN' YOU Broken Spoke CD 9608
079 FOOLISH FAITH Broken Spoke CD 9608 
080 JUST DROPPED BY TO SEE THE SHOW  Broken Spoke CD 9608
2003 Austin, TX – Alvin Crow [-1], Charlie Edwards [-2], Megan Walter [-3] (Alvin Crow [vcl/gt/ fiddle/ drums/ other isntruments], Will Knaack [gt],  Jason Crow [bass gt],  John Chandler [drums])
081 DIXIE (DOG) -2 Broken Spoke 0204D
082 BOOM TOWN -1 Broken Spoke 0204D
083 THICK AND THIN -1 Broken Spoke 0204D
084 THE GOOD LIFE IN TEXAS -1-3 Broken Spoke 0204D
085 TRAILER ON THE EDGE OF TOWN -1 Broken Spoke 0204D
086 FREE AT LAST (MALE) -1 Broken Spoke 0204D
087 FREE AT LAST (FEMALE) -3 Broken Spoke 0204D
088 YESTERDAY'S OATMEAL -3 Broken Spoke 0204D
089 THIS OLD BAR ROOM – 1 Broken Spoke 0204D
090 CAN'T LET YOU SAY GOODBYE -1 Broken Spoke 0204D
091 THE LAST DAY OF MY LIFE -1 Broken Spoke 0204D
092 FREE AT LAST (REPRISE) – 1 Broken Spoke 0204D
2014 Austin, TX - Alvin Crow and The Pleasant Valley Boys
093 NOW AND THEN
094 BILLY THE KID
095 GUILTY
096 HONKY TONK TRAIL
097 LAST LAUGH
098 LOSING THE HEARTACHE
099 LOWDOWN BLUES
100 MR. HONKY TONK
Tracks above issued on album Now and Then
2014 Austin, TX - Alvin Crow and The Pleasant Valley Boys (Alvin crow [vcl/fiddle], Jason Crown [vcl-1] + unknown musicians)
101 MENDOCINO PAC 002
102 IT'S GONNA BE EASY PAC 002
103 GROOVER'S PARADISE -1  PAC 002
104 TEXAS ME PAC 002
105 DOWN ON THE BORDER PAC 002
106 POISON LOVE PAC 002
107 AT THE CROSSROADS -1 PAC 002
108 THE RAINS CAME PAC 002
109 ADIOS MEXICO PAC 002
110 IT WAS FUN WHILE IT LASTED PAC 002
2016 Austin, TX – Alvin Crow
111 CHRISTMAS (BABY PLEASE COME HOME)
112 COUNTRY CHRISTMAS
113 BLUE CHRISTMAS
114 TEXAS CHRISTMAS RHUMBA
115 WHITE CHRISTMAS
116 SANTA CLAUS IS BACK IN TOWN
117 SANTA BRING MY BABY BACK (TO ME)
118 PRETTY PAPER
119 MERRY TEXAS CHRISTMAS BLUE
120 SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN' TO TOWN
121 SILENT NIGHT
2016 Austin, TX – Alvin Crow/*Jason Crow
122 IS ANYBODY GOIN' TO SAN ANTONE
123 COWBOY PEYTON PLACE
124 REVOLUTIONARY WAYS
125 BEAUTIFUL TEXAS SUNSHINE*
126 WHY, WHY, WHY
127 TEXAS TORNADO
128 HENRIETTA*
129 HELLO AMSTERDAM
130 SHE'S ABOUT A MOVER
131 YA NO LLORES*
132 NUEVO LAREDO – 17
2017 Austin, TX – Alvin Crow
133 TOO COUNTRY
134 ACROSS THE GREAT HORIZON
135 LOVIN' ON BORROWED TIME
136 REAL THING
137 LOVE PLAYED A JOKE ON ME
138 NEON ANGEL
139 TONIGHT, TONIGHT
140 CHAINS ON ME
141 THICK AND THIN
142 DYNAMITE DIANA
Tracks above issued on album Too Country



ALBUMS
Long Neck LN 001/NR 6751 Alvin Crow And The Pleasant Valley Boys:
Fiddler's Lady; Chains On Me; Rearview Mirror; I Just Dropped By To See The Show; Nyquil Blues; Dynamite Diana; When I Stop Loving You; That's A Touch I Like; Foolish Faith; All Night Long – 76 (reissued on Polydor PD-1-6124 in 1977)
Polydor PD-1-6102 High Riding: Yes She Do, No She Don't (I'm Satisfied With My Gal); Can't Shake The Sands Of Texas From My Shoes; High Stepper; One Foot In The Grave; (The Texas Kid's) Retirement Run; Broken Spoke Waltz; Crazy Little Mama (At My Front Door); You're The One I Thought I'd Never Lose; Turkey, Texas : Home Of Bob Wills; Wine Me Up; Cotton-Eyed Joe – 04-77
Big Wheel BW-1003 Alvin Crow And The Neon Angels: Dynamite Diana; Trouble, Lonesome And Sorrow; Chains On Me; Faded Love/A Maiden's Prayer; Roly Poly; San Antonio Rose; Fool Such As I; Oklahoma Hills; Heart Over Mind; Too Lonely Too Long – 79
Austex ATX 002 Welcome To Texas:  World Full Of Love; Too Many Nights In A Roadhouse; Town And Country Taverns; Real Thing; West Texas; Wishing For You ; Queen Of The Bayou; Gonna Have A Party; Don’t Let Me Love You; Think It Over – 84 (UK issue on TRP 851)
Austex ATX 003 Long Texas Nights: Comin´ Back To Texas; Lovin´ On Borrowed Time; Neon Angel; Feel Like A Fool; Underneath The Texas Sky; Where´d You Stay Last Nights; Lowdown Blues; Brown Eyes Waltz; Love Played A Joke - 86
Broken Spoke 001/0021D/NR-17697 Pure Country: Fiddler's Lady;Wine Me Up; Living On Memories; Dynamite Diana; Sands Of Texas; One Foot In The Grave; Broken Spoke Legend; Big Balls In Cowtown; Faded Love; Bring It On Down To My House; You Send Me; So Long – 88
Broken Spoke NR-18110 Honkytonk Trail: Honky Tonk Trail; Too Country; Dance With Who Brung You; I'll Go Down Swinging; Red Neck Rock; Real Thing; Sweetwater Waltz; About That Time Again; Be My Momma Again; The Way It Is -  88
Broken Spoke NR-18895 Cowboy I: Big Iron; Streets Of Laredo; Riding Down The Canyon; El Paso; Ghost Riders In The Sky; High Noon; Back In The Saddle; Out On The Lonely Prairie; Coming Back To Texas;  Bright Sherman Valley; Strawberry Roan; Patonia; Running Gun - 92
Broken Spoke CD-9608D Texas Classics: Fiddler's Lady; Sands of Texas; One Foot in the Grave; Dynamite Diana; Turkey Texas; Rearview Mirror; Chains on Me; Nyquil Blues; When I Stop Lovin' You; Foolish Faith; Just Dropped by to See the Show - 96
Broken Spoke 0204D White Trash Opera: Dixie (Dog) [w.Charlie Edwards]; Boom Town; Thick And Thin;The Good Life In Texas; Trailer On The Edge Of Town; Free At Last (Male); Free At Last (Female); Yesterday's Oatmeal; This Old Bar Room; Can't Let You Say Goodbye; The Last Day Of My Life; Free At Last (Reprise) – 04
Alvin Crow ? (825479933020) Now And Then: Now And Then;  Billy The Kid;  Guilty;  Honky Tonk Trail;  Last Laugh;  Losing The Heartache;  Lowdown Blues;  Mr. Honky Tonk -  31-01-15
Alvin Crow PAC 002 To Sir Doug With Love, vol. 1: Mendocino; It's Gonna Be Easy; Groover's Paradise [vcl Jason Crow] ; Texas Me; Down On the Border; Poison Love; At the Crossroads  [vcl Jason Crow]; The Rains Came; Adios Mexico; It Was Fun While It Lasted – 15-06-16
Alvin Crow ?  Texas Christmas For You And Me: Christmas (Baby Please Come Home); Country Christmas; Blue Christmas; Texas Christmas Rhumba; White Christmas; Santa Claus Is Back In Town; Santa Bring My Baby Back (To Me); Pretty Paper; Merry Texas Christmas Blue; Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town; Silent Night – 17-11-16
Alvin Crow ? To Sir Doug With Love Vol. 2: Is Anybody Goin' To San Antone; Cowboy Peyton Place; Revolutionary Ways; Beautiful Texas Sunshine [Jason Crow]; Why, Why, Why; Texas Tornado; Henrietta [Jason Crow]; Hello Amsterdam; She's About A Mover; Ya No Llores [Jason crow]; Nuevo Laredo – 20-07-17
Alvin Crow ? Too Country: Too Country; Across The Great Horizon; Lovin' On Borrowed Time; Real Thing; Love Played A Joke On Me; Neon Angel; Tonight, Tonight; Chains On Me; Thick And Thin; Dynamite Diana – 07-06-18


SINGLES
Big Wheel
No # Dynamite Diana / Chains On Me – 73
Crazy Cajun
CC 2001 (The Texas Kid's) Retirement Run / Country Ways - 75
Long Neck (1975-76)
751-019 Dynamite Diana / I Cry Every Night - 75
751-020 Fiddler's Lady /Nyquil Blues - 75
NR 6872-1 All Night Long / Foolish Faith - 76
LNR 002 That’s A Touch I Like / That’s A Touch I Like – 76 (promo)
Polydor (1977)
PD 14387 Yes She Do, No She Don't I'm Sarisfied With My Gal) /  Retirement Run – 03-77
PD 14410 Crazy Little Mama (At My Front Door) / You're The One I Thought I'd Never Lose - 08-77
PD 14437 Nyquil Blues / Broken Spoke Waltz - 11-77
Broken Spoke
002 Broken Spoke Legend / Living On Memories - 88

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