Thursday, July 26, 2018

Little Roy Lewis


By Praguefrank, Dick Grant
SESSIONS  see also The Lewis Family
ca. June 1963 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Little Roy Lewis
001 ST-6441 JOYFUL BANJO SEP-223
002 ST-6442 WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS SEP-223/NLP-2062
003 ST-6443 SAINT'S BANJO MARCH SEP-223
004 ST-6444 THE EVERLASTING ARMS SEP-223/NLP-2062
ca December 1967 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Little Roy Lewis and Lewis Family (Producer: Don Pierce)
005 ST-8726 LEAD ME Starday SLP-422
006 ST-8727 CROSSING THE BRIDGE SLP-450
007 ST-8728 THE GOSPEL TRAIN Starday SLP-422 NLP-2115
008 ST-8729 WALKING ON THE WATER SLP-422
009 ST-8730 HOME SWEET HOME Starday SLP-422
010 ST-8731 THE CHURCH IN THE WILDWOOD Starday SLP-422
011 ST-8732 THERE IS POWER IN THE BLOOD Starday SLP-422
012 ST-8733 WHERE THE SOUL OF MAN NEVER DIES Starday SLP-422
013 ST-8734 BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC Starday SLP-422
014 ST-8735 HAPPY RHYTHM Starday SLP-422
015 ST-8736 DRY BONES Starday SLP-422
016 ST-8737 RAINBOW OF LOVE Starday SLP-422
017 ST-8738 WHEN THEY RING THOSE GOLDEN BELLS Starday SLP-422
1972 Nashville, TN – Little Roy and The Lewis Family
018 ARE YOU WASHED IN THE BLOOD Canaan CAS-9722
019 'TIS THE OLD TIME RELIGION Canaan CAS-9722 CAS-9933
020 WILDWOOD FLOWER Canaan CAS-9722
021 WAITING FOR HIS RETURN Canaan CAS-9722
022 MEDLEY STANDING ON THE PROMISES / BRINGING IN THE SHEAVES / I AM BOUND FOR THE PROMISED LAND / NO NOT ONE / DOWN IN MY HEART / GIVE THE WORLD A SMILE Canaan CAS-9722
023 THE BELLS OF ST. MARY'S Canaan CAS-9722
024 GRANDFATHER'S CLOCK Canaan CAS-9722
025 JESUS IS COMING SOON Canaan CAS-9722
026 LITTLE ROY'S BANJO Canaan CAS-9722
027 MEDLEY AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL / GOD BLESS AMERICA Canaan CAS-9722
1977 Bradley’s Barn, 722 Bender’s Ferry Road, Mount Juliet, TN – Little Roy Lewis (Little Roy Lewis [banjo/gt], Wallace Lewis [gt], Jesse McReynolds/ Travis Lewis [mandolin], Bob Moore/Henry Strzelecki [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Buddy Spicher [fiddle], Jerry Smith [piano]. Producer: Marvin Norcross)
028 JUBILEE CHIMES Canaan CAS-9811 CAS-9933
029  JUST OVER IN THE GLORYLAND Canaan CAS-9811
030 COUNTRY ROADS Canaan CAS-9811
031 HEADIN' HOME Canaan CAS-9811 CAS-9933
032 LOOKING FOR A CITY Canaan CAS-9811
033 MEDLEY IN THE GARDEN / THE OLD RUGGED CROSS / IT IS NO SECRET Canaan CAS-9811
034 JESUS IS MINE Canaan CAS-9811
035 KEEP ON THE FIRING LINE Canaan CAS-9811
036 MEDLEY HOME SWEET HOME / OLD SPINNING WHEEL Canaan CAS-9811
037 THE ENTERTAINER Canaan CAS-9811
1980 Music City Music Hall, Nashville, TN – Little Roy Lewis (Little Roy Lewis [banjo/gt/autoharp], Wallace Lewis [gt], Bobby Osborne [mandolin], Travis Lewis/Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Buddy Spicher [fiddle/mandolin/viola], Hargus "Pig" Robbins [keyboards], Carol Lee Cooper, Carol Lee Singers, Dennis McCall, Herman Harper, Norah Lee Allen [vcl]. Producer: Herman Harper)
038 BEULAH LAND BANJO Canaan CAS-9870 CAS-9933
039  WHEN WE ALL GET TO HEAVEN Canaan CAS-9870 CAS-9933
040 A WONDERFUL TIME UP THERE Canaan CAS-9870
041 I AM A PILGRIM Canaan CAS-9870 CAS-9933
042 TRAIN MEDLEY WABASH CANNONBALL / LIFE'S RAILWAY TO HEAVEN / THIS TRAIN Canaan CAS-9870
043 MOCKING BIRD HILL Canaan CAS-9870
044 HAPPY DAYS HORN PIPE Canaan CAS-9870
045 THE OLD FOLKS AT HOME Canaan CAS-9870
046 JIMMY BROWN THE NEWSBOY Canaan CAS-9870
047  LEANING ON THE EVERLASTING ARMS Canaan CAS-9870
048 GOODBYE WORLD GOODBYE Canaan CAS-9870
1983 Woodland Sound Studio, Nashville, TN – Little Roy Lewis (Little Roy Lewis [banjo/ gt],  Jimmy Capps [gt], Wallace Lewis [gt],  Travis Lewis [mandolin/bass], Jerry Douglas [dobro],Buddy Harman [drums],  Buddy Spicher [fiddle/ viola/ mandolin],  Michael Lott [cello], Hargus "Pig" Robbins [piano], Herman Harper, Janis Phillips, Polly Williamson, Sherry Williamson [bck vcl])
049 STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART (OF DIXIELAND) Canaan CAS-9911 CAS 9933
050 HOMECOMING Canaan CAS-9911
051 A BRAND NEW GAME Canaan CAS-9911
052 PREACHER AND THE BEAR Canaan CAS-9911 CAS-9933
053  BLUEGRASS MEDLEY DEAR OLD DIXIE / PIKE COUNTY BREAKDOWN / BUGLE CALL RAG / FOGGY MOUNTAIN BREAKDOWN Canaan CAS-9911 CAS-9933
054 JORDAN'S OVER YONDER Canaan CAS-9911 CAS-9933
055 SIDE BY SIDE Canaan CAS-9911
056 I'M LOOKING OVER A FOUR LEAF CLOVER Canaan CAS-9911
057 CAIN LIGHTNIN' GOODTIME Canaan CAS-9911
058 HEAVENLY WALTZ IN C MAJOR Canaan CAS-9911
2006 poss. Nashville, TN – Little Roy Lewis, Earl Scruggs and Lizzy Long (+ Greg Ritchie, Ben Isaacs,  Cody Kilby, Andy Leftwich, Wayne Haun,  Ricky Free, Mark Fain,  Jeremy Medkiff,  Pat Coil,  Les Butler,  Kevin Ward, Al Mccall, Kendra Terry,  Janna Ward,  Jack Pearson, Larry Perkins,  Aubrey Haynie,  Liana Manis-Greer,  Elizabeth Long,  Rob Ickes)
059 ALL THE GOOD TIMES ARE PAST AND GONE MH 1118-2 
060 JAMES WHITE MH 1118-2  
061 HEAVEN IS A SMALL TOWN MH 1118-2 
062 OBELISK FLOUR MH 1118-2  
063 THE HAS BEEN MH 1118-2  
064 THE PREACHER AND THE BEAR MH 1118-2  
065 GOTTA TRAVEL ON MH 1118-2 
066 ONE MORE YESTERDAY WITH YOU MH 1118-2 
067 I WILL FIND YOU AGAIN MH 1118-2  
068 THE BLUEBIRDS SINGING FOR ME MH 1118-2 
069 CATAMOUNT CHASE BREAKDOWN MH 1118-2  
070 THE FIVE-STRING SONG MH 1118-2 
071 I'M NOT FALLING FOR YOU MH 1118-2 
072 THE ROAD BEFORE ME MH 1118-2 
2007 unknown – Lizzy Long and Little Roy Lewis
073 BITTER CREEK Crossroads VR 39733 
074 YOU ASKED ME TO Crossroads VR 39733  
075 DOWN YONDER Crossroads VR 39733  
076 DIXIE ROAD Crossroads VR 39733 
077 WHOA MULE, WHOA! Crossroads VR 39733  
078 MY SHIP WILL SAIL Crossroads VR 39733  
079 RED CLAY HALO Crossroads VR 39733  
080 FADED LOVE Crossroads VR 39733 
081 THAT'S ALL Crossroads VR 39733 
082 THERE'S A RAINBOW OF LOVE Crossroads VR 39733
2008 unknown – Lizzy Long and Little Roy Lewis (+ Ack Pearson, Clay Hess, Ben Isaacs,
Phil Ledbetter, Kevin Ward, Wayne Haun, Tracey Phillips, Ben Speer, Ray Davis, Rebekah Long)
083 DO YOU KNOW MY HEART Crossroads 1326   
084 SANTA BARBARA MOON Crossroads 1326   
085 BREAKING LIKE DAWN Crossroads 1326  
086 LEAVE A LIGHT ON Crossroads 1326  
087 PREACHING UP A STORM Crossroads 1326  
088 EIFFEL TOWER Crossroads 1326  
089 WHEN WE FLY Crossroads 1326  
090 BORN AGAIN Crossroads 1326  
091 WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN TOMORROW Crossroads 1326   
092 WALKING THE STREETS OF GOLD Crossroads 1326  
093 THE BELLS OF ST. MARY'S Crossroads 1326
2009 KiloWatt Studios, Murfreesboro, TN / White Rock Studios, Lincolnton, GA - Lizzy Long and Little Roy Lewis (Little Roy Lewis [vcl/gt/ banjo/ autoharp], Lizzy Long [vcl/ gt/ banjo/ fiddle], Clay Hess [rh gt], Doug Flowers [mandolin/ bck vcl], Mark Fain  [bass], Kevin Ward [percussion/ bck vcl], Sherri Parker-Miller, Rickey Rakestraw, Janna Ward [bck vcl])
094 MOUNTAINTOP Crossroads VR 10422 
095 SIT DOWN AND CRY Crossroads VR 10422 
096 DIDN'T IT RAIN Crossroads VR 10422
097 ROSCOE THOMPSON'S 1950 GMC Crossroads VR 10422 
098 BOOGIE WOOGIE Crossroads VR 10422
099 SWING LOW SWEET CHARIOT Crossroads VR 10422 
100 DIXIE DARLING Crossroads VR 10422
101 EVERYDAY WILL BE SUNDAY BY AND BY Crossroads VR 10422
102 AS LONG AS I LIVE Crossroads VR 10422
103 TRAIN 45 Crossroads VR 10422
2011 unknown – Lizzy Long and Little Roy Lewis
104 ARE YOU FROM DIXIE?
105 MY CLOSEST KIN
106 THIS FLIGHT THAT IS LEAVING SOON
107 THAT FOOL'S ON MY MIND
108 IF YOU'RE EVER GONNA LOVE ME
109 JOSHUA
110 NICKAJACK DAM
111 REMEMBER ME
112 STANDING WHERE HE FELL
113 IT'S AN UNFRIENDLY WORLD
114 WILDFLOWERS
115 CHRISTMAS WHITTLER
Tracks above issued on album Tradition With A Twist
2012  Beech Creek Studios, Brentwood, TN / KiloWat Studios, Murfreesboro, TN – Lizzy Long and Little Roy Lewis ( + Al Hoyle, Clay Hess, Ben Isaacs, Wayne Haun, Glen Duncan, Nathan Stewart, Lisa Hoyle)
116 LORD IN THE MORNING PR 14052   
117 PITY PARTY PR 14052   
118 THERE'S A LIGHT PR 14052   
119 I'M GONNA MAKE IT PR 14052   
120 WISHFUL THINKING PR 14052   
121 WHAT BECAME OF THAT BEAUTIFUL PICTURE PR 14052   
122 LIFE AIN'T EVER GONNA GET ME DOWN PR 14052   
123 COLD, DARK ROOM PR 14052   
124 THE WORLD NEEDS A WASHIN' PR 14052  
125 HE WASHED MY SOUL PR 14052   
126 YOU CAN'T BE A BEACON (IF YOUR LIGHT DON'T SHINE) PR 14052  
127 FLYING TRAIN PR 14052
2013 unknown – Little Roy And Lizzy Show (Little Roy Lewis [banjo/gt], Lizzy Long [vcl/fiddle/ gt], Clay Hess [gt], Nathan Stewart [mandolin], Irl Hees [bass],  Buddy Spicher [fiddle])
128 POP! GOES THE BANJO Vine TMS 7368   
129 OLD BLACK JOE Vine TMS 7368
130 GOING TO SEE EARL Vine TMS 7368  
131 CHOPPING WOOD Vine TMS 7368  
132 CLAYTON'S GRAND MARCH Vine TMS 7368  
133 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL Vine TMS 7368  
134 DINGBAT Vine TMS 7368   
135 ELIJAH CLARK STOMP Vine TMS 7368  
136 CAIN LIGHTNING BLUES Vine TMS 7368  
137 FIVE-STRING WALTZ Vine TMS 7368  
138 LINCOLN COUNTY GAP Vine TMS 7368   
139 RAWHIDE Vine TMS 7368  
2015 KiloWat Studios, Murfreesboro, TN – Little Roy and Lizzy Show, *with Marty Stuart (Little Roy Lewis [vcl/ banjo/ gt/ autoharp], Lizzy Long [vcl/fiddl. Banjo/ gt/ dobro/ mandolin], Clay Hess [gt], Tyler Biddix [gt], Marty Stuart [mandolin/ vcl*], Rodney Worley [mandolin], Irl Hees [bass], Antioch Church of Christ, Jeff Easter [hmny vcl])
140 UP ABOVE MY HEAD (I HEAR MUSIC IN THE AIR) Show Time STR 3166  
141 EVEN THO' Show Time STR 3166  
142 TEAR THE WOODPILE DOWN* Show Time STR 3166  
143 POT BELLY STOVE Show Time STR 3166  
144 COAT OF MANY COLORS Show Time STR 3166  
145 REMEMBER ME (I'M THE ONE WHO LOVES YOU) Show Time STR 3166  
146 FLYIN' HIGH Show Time STR 3166
147 GOOD TIME, DOWN HOME, COUNTRIFIED FEELING Show Time STR 3166  
148 ROCKING ON THE WAVES Show Time STR 3166  
149 JESUS IS A WAYMAKER Show Time STR 3166  
150 THE UNCLOUDED DAY Show Time STR 3166
2016  Spirit Studios, Nashville, TN / The Library Studio, Joelton, TN / Trinity Music Studios, Hendersonville, TN / White Rock Studios, Lincolnton, GA – Little Roy and Lizzy Show (Lizzy Long [vcl/ac gt/ banjo],  Little Roy Lewis [vcl/ ac gt/ banj/ autoharp],  Joel Key [ac gt/ banjo/ mandolin],  Nathan Stewart [mandolin/vcl], Kevin Grantt [bass], Haley Stiltner [bass/ vcl], Michael Rowsey [percussion], Andy Leftwich [fiddle/ mandolin], Wayne Haun [piano],     Producer: Jeff Easter, Trey Ivey, Wayne Haun)
151 GOING HOME Show Time STR 3187  
152 TODAY IS GONNA BE A BRIGHTER DAY Show Time STR 3187  
153 THE CHURCH BELL Show Time STR 3187  
154 THAT'S THE POWER IN THE BLOOD Show Time STR 3187  
155 DINNER ON THE GROUND Show Time STR 3187  
156 IN A WHIRLWIND Show Time STR 3187  
157 FEELS LIKE RAIN Show Time STR 3187  
158 COFFEE IN THE MORNING Show Time STR 3187  
159 FREE, FREE Show Time STR 3187  
160 WHEN I STOP DREAMING Show Time STR 3187  
161 TRAVELING ON  Show Time STR 3187  

ALBUMS
Starday S-SLP-422 Golden Gospel Banjo: Home Sweet Home; Where The Soul Of Man Never Dies; The Gospel Train; Happy Rhythm; Dry Bones; When They Ring Those Golden Bells; Lead Me; Battle Hymn Of The Republic; Power In The Blood; The Church In The Wildwood; Walking On The Water; Rainbow Of Love - 68 Little Roy Lewis and Lewis Family
Canaan CAS-9722LP Gospel Banjo: Are You Washed In The Blood; 'Tis The Old Time Religion; Wildwood Flower; Waiting For His Return; Medley Standing On The Promises / Bringing In The Sheaves / I Am Bound For The Promised Land / No Not One / Down In My Heart / Give The World A Smile; The Bells Of St. Mary's; Grandfather's Clock; Jesus Is Coming Soon; Little Roy's Banjo; Medley America The Beautiful / God Bless America - 01-73
Canaan CAS-9811 Little Roy Lewis - Entertainer: Jubilee Chimes; Just Over In The Gloryland; Country Roads; Headin' Home; Looking For A City; Medley In The Garden / The Old Rugged Cross / It Is No Secret; Jesus Is Mine; Keep On The Firing Line; Medley Home Sweet Home / Old Spinning Wheel; The Entertainer - 77
Canaan CAS-9870 Super Pickin': Beulah Land Banjo; When We All Get To Heaven; A Wonderful Time Up There; I Am A Pilgrim; Train Medley Wabash Cannonball / Life's Railway To Heaven / This Train; Mocking Bird Hill; Happy Days Horn Pipe; The Old Folks At Home; Jimmy Brown The Newsboy; Leaning On The Everlasting Arms; Goodbye World Goodbye - 81
Canaan CAS-9911 The Heart Of Dixie: Straight From The Heart (Of Dixieland); Homecoming; A Brand New Game; Preacher And The Bear; Bluegrass Medley Dear Old Dixie / Pike County Breakdown / Bugle Call Rag / Foggy Mountain Breakdown; Jordan's Over Yonder; Side By Side; I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover; Cain Lightnin' Goodtime; Heavenly Waltz In C Major - 84
Canaan SPCN 7-01-993313-9 [CAS-9933] The Best Of Little Roy Lewis: Straight From The Heart (Of Dixieland);  'Tis The Old Time Religion; Headin' Home; I Am A Pilgrim; Bluegrass Medley: Dear Old Dixie, Pike Co. Breakdown;  Beulahland Banjo; Preacher And The Bear; When We All Get To Heaven; Jubilee Chimes; Jordan Over Yonder – 85
Mountain Home MH 1118-2 Lifetimes: All The Good Times Are Past And Gone; James White;  Heaven Is A Small Town; Obelisk Flour;  The Has Been;  The Preacher And The Bear;  Gotta Travel On;  One More Yesterday With You;  I Will Find You Again;  The Bluebirds Singing For Me;  Catamount Chase Breakdown;  The Five-String Song;  I'm Not Falling For You; The Road Before Me – 01-05-07 Little Roy Lewis, Earl Scruggs and Lizzy Long
Crossroads Music VR 39733 Front Porch Pickin‘: Bitter Creek; You Asked Me To;  Down Yonder;  Dixie Road; Whoa Mule, Whoa!;  My Ship Will Sail;  Red Clay Halo;  Faded Love; That's All; There's A Rainbow Of Love – 20-05-08 Lizzy Long and Little Roy Lewis
Crossroads Music 1326 Breaking Like Dawn:  Do You Know My Heart;  Santa Barbara Moon;  Breaking Like Dawn;  Leave A Light On;  Preaching Up A Storm;  Eiffel Tower;  When We Fly;  Born Again; When The Sun Goes Down Tomorrow;  Walking The Streets Of Gold; The Bells Of St. Mary's – 20-05-09 Lizzy Long and Little Roy Lewis
Crossroads Music VR 10422 Straight From The Heart Of Dixie:  Mountaintop;  Sit Down And Cry;  Didn't It Rain; Roscoe Thompson's 1950 GMC;  Boogie Woogie; Swing Low Sweet Chariot;  Dixie Darling; Everyday Will Be Sunday By And By; As Long As I Live; Train 45 – 20-04-10 Lizzy Long and Little Roy Lewis
Vine ? Tradition With A Twist: Are You From Dixie?;  My Closest Kin;  This Flight That Is Leaving Soon; That Fool's On My Mind; If You're Ever Gonna Love Me;  Joshua; Nickajack Dam;  Remember Me;  Standing Where He Fell;  It's An Unfriendly World; Wildflowers;  Christmas Whittler – 02-07-11 Lizzy Long and Little Roy Lewis
Pisgah Ridge PR 14052 Lord In The Morning:  Lord In The Morning;  Pity Party;  There's A Light;  I'm Gonna Make It;  Wishful Thinking;  What Became Of That Beautiful Picture;  Life Ain't Ever Gonna Get Me Down;  Cold, Dark Room;  The World Needs A Washin';  He Washed My Soul;  You Can't Be A Beacon (If Your Light Don't Shine);  Flying Train – 07-08-12 Little Roy and Lizzy Show
Vine TMS 7368 Pop! Goes The Banjo:  Pop! Goes The Banjo;  Old Black Joe; Going To See Earl;  Chopping Wood;  Clayton's Grand March;  Orange Blossom Special;  Dingbat;  Elijah Clark Stomp; Cain Lightning Blues;  Five-String Waltz;  Lincoln County Gap;  Rawhide – 04-06-13 Little Roy and Lizzy Show
Show Time STR 3166 Good Time, Down Home: Up Above My Head (I Hear Music in the Air); Even Tho'; Tear the Woodpile Down (feat. Marty Stuart); Pot Belly Stove; Coat of Many Colors; Remember Me (I'm the One Who Loves You); Flyin' High; Good Time, Down Home, Countrified Feeling; Rocking On the Waves; Jesus Is a Waymaker; The Unclouded Day – 29-04-16 Little Roy and Lizzy Show
Show Town STR 3187 Going Home: Going Home; Today Is Gonna be a Brighter Day; The Church Bell; That's the Power In the Blood; Dinner On the Ground; In a Whirlwind; Feels Like Rain; Coffee in the Morning; Free, Free; When I Stop Dreaming; Traveling On – 05-05-17

EPs
Starday SEP 223 Joyful Banjo:  Joyful Banjo;  What A Friend We Have In Jesus / Saint's Banjo March;  Everlasting Arms - 63

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