Thursday, March 14, 2019

Jeff Bates


Jeffery Wayne "Jeff" Bates, *19-09-1963 Bunker Hill, MS
3rd version
By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
2003 various studios in Los Angeles, CA / Nashville, TN – Jeff Bates (Jeff Bates [vcl], Mickey Jack Cones [vcl/bck vcl], Jeff King [gt/el gt/slide gt], David Grissom [gt], Jimmy Yeary [gt], Michael Landau [gt], Troy Lancaster [gt], John D. Willis [ac gt/banjo], B. James Lowry [ac gt], Larry Beaird [ac gt], Mike Johnson/Paul Franklin [steel], Joe Spivey [mandolin/fiddle], Lonnie Wilson [drums, tambourine], Eric Darken [percussion], Larry Franklin/Aubrey Haynie [fiddle], Jonathan Yudkin [strings]; Gordon Mote [piano/Wurlitzer organ/synthesizer/string synthesizer],Tony Harrell [piano/keyboards], Jimmy Nichols [piano] + Chip Davis, Russell Terrell [background vocals]. Producer: Kenny Beard)
001 COUNTRY ENOUGH RCA 67071-2
002 THE LOVE SONG RCA 67071-2
003 LONG SLOW KISSES RCA 67071-2
004 LOVIN' LIKE THAT RCA 67071-2
005 I WANNA MAKE YOU CRY RCA 67071-2
006 YOUR LOVIN' TALKS TO ME RCA 67071-2
007 MY MISSISSIPPI RCA 67071-2
008 ALREADY SPENT RCA 67071-2
009 RAINBOW MAN RCA 67071-2
010 MY INLAWS ARE OUTLAWS RCA 67071-2
011 THE WINGS OF MAMA(S PRAYERS RCA 67071-2
2005 Ocean Studios, Burbank, CA – Jeff Bates (Jeff Bates [vcl], Larry Beaird [ac gt], B. James Lowry [ac gt], John D. Willis [ac gt], David Grisson [el gt], Jeff King [el gt], Troy Lancaster [el gt], Michael Landau [el gt], Jimmy Yeary [el gt], Mike Brignardello/Kevin Grantt/Glenn Worf [bass], Lonnie Wilson [drums/tambourine], Eric Darken [percussion]. Producers: Kenny Beard, Scott Hendricks, David Malloy)
012 LONG, SLOW KISSES RCA 69217-2 78801-2
013 RUB IT ON RCA 69217-2 78801-2
014 NO SHAME RCA 69217-2 78801-2
015 HANDS ON MAN RCA 78801-2
016 LEAVE THE LIGHT ON RCA 78801-2
017 THAT'LL GET YOU TEN RCA 69217-2 78801-2
018 THE WOMAN HE WALKED ON RCA 69217-2 78801-2
019 ONE SECOND CHANCE RCA 69217-2 78801-2
020 GOOD PEOPLE RCA 69217-2 78801-2
021 I CAN'T WRITE THAT 69217-2 RCA 78801-2
022 WHAT I KNOW RCA 69217-2 78801-2
023 MAMA WAS A LOT LIKE JESUS RCA 69217-2 78801-2
024 DESIGNATED DRINKER RCA 69217-2
025 BLOOD, SWEAT AND BEER 69217-2
2007 unknown – Jeff Bates (Jeff Bates [vcl], Biff Watson [gt], Jeff King [gt], Troy Lancaster [el gt], Glen Duncan [mandolin/fiddle], Jim Hyatt, Mike Brignardello [bass instrument], Eddie Bayers [drum], Tommy Harden [percussion], Larry Franklin/Joe Spivey [fiddle], Jimmy Nichols [strings/synthesizer], Larry Franklin Cones/Gordon Mote/Buddy Hyatt [piano] + Mickey Jack Cones, Aly Cutter, Kenny Beard [bck vcl])
026 CAN'T HAVE NOTHIN' NICE Black River 9
027 LONESOME Black River 9
028 ONE THING Black River 9
029 A COUNTRY GIRL CAN Black River 9
030 RIVERBANK Black River 9
031 CHEVY DON'T LET ME DOWN Black River 9
032 DON'T HATE ME FOR LOVIN YOU Black River 9
033 MY WAVE Black River 9
034 SOMEDAYS Black River 9
035 HE WASN'T LIKE US Black River 9
036 DEAD OR ALIVE Black River 9
037 COUNTRY MAN Black River 9
038 SOMEBODY'S FALLIN' IN LOVE Black River 9
2010 [live] unknown – Jeff Bates
03801 THE RAPTURE Black River 30
03802 LIVING STONES Black River 30
03803 ONE DAY CLOSER Black River 30
03804 WAYFARING STRANGER Black River 30
03805 LIFES RAILWAY TO HEAVEN Black River 30
03806 IF YOU COULD SEE ME NOW Black River 30
2010 unknown – Jeff Bates
039 RISE UP RISE UP  digital single
2010 unknown – Jeff Bates
040 THAT’S WHAT CHRISTMAS IS digital single
2013 unknown – Jeff bates
041 COMING HOME TO ME
042 STILL LOVE YOU (BRIANNA'S SONG)
043 CHICKTIONARY
044 FOREVER 17
045 I DON'T WANNA KNOW HOW IT FEELS
046 RADIO GIRL
047 ALL USED UP
048 MAN ENOUGH
049 MARY AND JOSEPH AND THE BABY AND ME
Tracks above issued on album Songwriter’s Series 2013
2014 unknown – Jeff Bates, *w. Loretta Lynn
050 ME AND CONWAY Black River 158 
051 DON'T TAKE IT AWAY Black River 158 
052 SLEEPIN' IN Black River 158  
053 SHE'S GOT A SINGLE THING IN MIND Black River 158 
054 IF HEAVEN HAD A PHONE Black River 158
055 I'D LOVE TO LAY YOU DOWN Black River 158
056 THAT THING WE DO Black River 158 
057 THAT'S MY JOB Black River 158
058 SLOW BURN Black River 158
059 LOST IN THE FEELING Black River 158
060 HEAVEN IS A HELL OF A WOMAN Black River 158
061 AFTER THE FIRE IS GONE* Black River 158
2014 unknown – Jeff Bates
062 TWINKLE, TWINKLE, LITTLE STAR
063 ONCE UPON A STAR
064 MARY AND JOSEPH AND THE BABY AND ME
065 THE ROAD TO BETHLEHEM
066 SHINE
067 LET ME BE FIRST
068 SHEPHERD'S LULLABY
069 HEROD THE GREAT
070 KING
Tracks above issued on album Once Upon A Star
2014 unknown – Jeff Bates
071 TROUBLEMAKER
072 IF I GET DRUNK TONIGHT
073 LEAVING TOWN
074 MEETIN MY MAKER
075 REST OF MY LIFE
076 AIN'T GOODBYE GOOD ENOUGH
077 JUDGING JUDAS
Tracks above issued on EP Troublemaker
2018 unknown – Jeff Bates and John Ritter’s Childrens Choir
078 MARY AND JOSEPH AND THE BABY AND ME
079 WHO NEEDS KINGS
080 THE ROAD THE BETHLEHEM
081 SHINE
082 SHEPHERD'S LULLABYE
083 KING
084 HAY
085 HEROD THE GREAT
086 FIRST
087 ONCE UPON A STAR
Tracks above issued on album  Mary and Joseph and The Baby And Me


ALBUMS
RCA 07863-67071-2 Rainbow Man: Country Enough; The Love Song; Long Slow Kisses; Lovin' Like That; I Wanna Make You Cry; Your Lovin' Talks To Me; My Mississippi; Already Spent; Rainbow Man; My Inlaws Are Outlaws; The Wings Of Mama – 20-05-03
RCA 82876-69217-2 Good People: Good People; Designated Drinker; No Shame; That’ll Get You Ten; The Women He Walked On; Rub It In; One Second Chance; What I Know; I Can’t Write That; Blood, Sweat And Beer; Mama Was A Lot Like Jesus; Long, Slow Kisses - 25-10-05
RCA 82876-78801-2 Leave The Light On: Long Slow Kisses; Rub It On; No Shame; Hands On Man; Leave The Light On; That'll Get You Ten; The Woman He Walked On; One Second Chance; Good People; I Can't Write That; What I Know; Mama Was A Lot Like Jesus – 11-04-06
Black River Music Group 9 Jeff Bates: Can't Have Nothin' Nice; Lonesome; One Thing; A Country Girl Can; Riverbank; Chevy Don't Let me Down; Don't Hate Me For Lovin You; My Wave; Somedays; He Wasn't Like Us; Dead Or Alive; Country Man; Somebody's Fallin' In Love – 08-04-08
Black River Music Group 30 One Day Closer: The Rapture; Living Stones; One Day Closer; Wayfaring Stranger; Lifes Railway To Heaven; If You Could See Me Now – 15-02-11
Skydancer Ent. ? Songwriters Series 2013: Coming Home To Me;  Still Love You (Brianna's Song);  Chicktionary;  Forever 17;  I Don't Wanna Know How It Feels;  Radio Girl;  All Used Up;  Man Enough;  Mary and Joseph and The Baby and Me - 13
Black River Music Group 158 Me And Conway: Me and Conway; Don't Take It Away;  Sleepin' In;  She's Got a Single Thing in Mind;  If Heaven Had a Phone; I'd Love to Lay You Down; That Thing We Do; That's My Job; Slow Burn; Lost in the Feeling; Heaven Is a Hell of a Woman; After the Fire Is Gone (w. Loretta Lynn) - 10-11-14
Skydancer Ent. ? Unce Upon A Star: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star; Once Upon a Star; Mary and Joseph and the Baby and Me; The Road to Bethlehem; Shine; Let Me Be First; Shepherd's Lullaby; Herod the Great; King -11-14
Lutz Music ? (UPC193428058613) Mary and Joseph and The Baby And Me:  Mary and Joseph and the Baby and Me;  Who Needs Kings;  The Road the Bethlehem;  Shine;  Shepherd's Lullabye;  King;  Hay;  Herod the Great;  First;  Once Upon a Star  – 11-18 w. John Ritter's Children's Choir

EPs
Skydancer Ent. ? Troublemaker: Troublemaker; If I Get Drunk Tonight; Leaving Town; Meetin My Maker; Rest of My Life; Ain't Goodbye Good Enough; Judging Judas – 10-11-17
 


Bill Jones (And The Bluegrass Travelers)


By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
1974 Cavern Custom Recording; Independence, MO – Bill Jones And The Bluegrass Travelers (Bill Jones [vcl/bass], Carol Jones vcl/gt], Mona Jones [vcl/gt], Kenny Cantrell [banjo], Chuck Streaman [mandolin], Garvin Lee [fiddle])
001 TAKE YOUR SHOES OFF MOSES SBGMA 42511 
002 MAN OF GALILEE SBGMA 42511
003 LIFT YOUR EYES TO JESUS SBGMA 42511 
004 PRAYER BELLS OF HEAVEN SBGMA 42511 
005 WHERE THE SOULD OF MAN NEVER DIES SBGMA 42511 
006 I'LL WEAR THE BANNER SBGMA 42511
007 YOU GO TO YOUR CHURCH SBGMA 42511
008 GLORY LAND IS NEARING SBGMA 42511 
009 CRY FROM THE CROSS SBGMA 42511 
010 THE OLD VILLAGE CHURCH ON THE HILL SBGMA 42511 
011 CHURCH IN THE WILDWOOD SBGMA 42511 
012 STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN SBGMA 42511
1976 unknown, MO – Bill Jones And The Bluegrass Travelers (Bill Jones [vcl/bass], Carol Jones vcl/gt], Mona Jones [vcl/gt], David Gaines [banjo], Burl Copeland [mandolin], Kirk Branderburg [fiddle])
013 GET IN LINE BROTHER SBGMA SRS 7600
014 HE'S EVERYTHING TO ME SBGMA SRS 7600
015 IT'S A LONESOME ROAD SBGMA SRS 7600 
016 LEAD ME SBGMA SRS 7600 
017 WHO IS THAT KNOCKING SBGMA SRS 7600
018 GOSPEL MEDLEY SBGMA SRS 7600
019 PREACHING, PRAYING, SINGING SBGMA SRS 7600
020 I'VE GOT JESUS SBGMA SRS 7600
021 WHEN THE ANGELS CARRY ME HOME SBGMA SRS 7600
022 POWER IN THE BLOOD SBGMA SRS 7600
023 SWING LOW SWEET CHARIOT SBGMA SRS 7600
024 AMAZING GRACE SBGMA SRS 7600
1977 unknown, MO – Bill Jones And The Bluegrass Travelers (Bill Jones [vcl/bass], Carol Jones vcl/gt], Mona Jones [vcl/gt], David Gaines [banjo], Burl Copeland [mandolin], Ferrell Stove [dobro], Kirk Branderburg [fiddle])
025 THINK OF WHAT YOU'VE DONE SBGMA SRS 7733   
026 ASHES OF LOVE SBGMA SRS 7733   
027 PICK AWAY SBGMA SRS 7733  
028 WHY DON'T YOU TELL ME SO SBGMA SRS 7733   
029 BLUE RIDGE CABIN HOME SBGMA SRS 7733  
030 CRYING HOLY SBGMA SRS 7733  
031 MOLLY AND TENBROOKS SBGMA SRS 7733  
032 SWEETHEART YOU DONE ME WRONG SBGMA SRS 7733
033 DURHAM'S REEL SBGMA SRS 7733  
034 LONELY YEARS SBGMA SRS 7733  
035 FOGGY MOUNTAIN SPECIAL SBGMA SRS 7733  
036 I'M GOING THAT WAY SBGMA SRS 7733  
1979 Ozark Recording Studio, Mountain grove, MO – Bill Jones And The Bluegrass Travelers (Bill Jones [vcl/bass], Carol Jones vcl/gt], Mona Jones [vcl/gt], Dean Crowe [banjo],  Jim Winters [vcl/fiddle], Bob Brown [fiddle])
037 I'VE NEVER BEEN THERE SBGMA SRS 7933-11 
038 HE TOOK YOUR PLACE SBGMA SRS 7933-11 
039 ONE DAY TOO LATE SBGMA SRS 7933-11
040 BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC SBGMA SRS 7933-11 
041 THE HALLELUJAH SIDE SBGMA SRS 7933-11 
042 A BEAUTIFUL LIFE SBGMA SRS 7933-11
043 RESURRECTION MORNING SBGMA SRS 7933-11
044 I'M READY TO GO HOME SBGMA SRS 7933-11
045 SPRINGTIME IN HEAVEN SBGMA SRS 7933-11 
046 SWEET HOUR OF PRAYER SBGMA SRS 7933-11 
047 HELP THY BROTHER SBGMA SRS 7933-11
048 LORD I'M COMING HOME SBGMA SRS 7933-11
2 January 1982 Ozark Recording Studio, Mountain Grove, MO – Bill Jones And The Bluegrass Travelers (Bill Jones [vcl/bass], Carol Jones vcl/gt], Mona Jones [vcl/gt], Dean Crowe [banjo],  Jim Winters [vcl/fiddle]. Producer: Bill Joens, Mona Jones)
049 THEY'RE HOLDING UP THE LADDER Ozark opry NR 13473   
050 TAKE ME IN THE LIFEBOAT Ozark opry NR 13473   
051 SUNNY SIDE OF LIFE Ozark opry NR 13473   
052 HAD IT NOT BEEN Ozark opry NR 13473   
053 GLORY TO HIS NAME Ozark opry NR 13473  
054 COME ON DEAR LORD AND GET ME Ozark opry NR 13473  
055 WHERE WOULD I BE Ozark opry NR 13473  
056 WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR JESUS Ozark opry NR 13473   
057 JESUS SAVIOR PILOT ME Ozark opry NR 13473  
058 FORGIVE ME DEAR LORD Ozark opry NR 13473
059 HOW GREAT THOU ART Ozark opry NR 13473   
060 JORDON Ozark opry NR 13473  
Unknown - – Bill Jones And The Bluegrass Travelers
061 GET IN LINE BROTHER Traveler TS 38
062 GLORY ROAD Traveler TS 38
There is also album from 2002 A Tribute to Carol. Details unknown


ALBUMS
SPBGMA 42511 Hymns We Love To Sing ... Bluegrass Style:  Take Your Shoes Off Moses;  Man Of Galilee; Lift Your Eyes To Jesus;  Prayer Bells Of Heaven;  Where The Sould Of Man Never Dies;  I'll Wear The Banner; You Go To Your Church;  Glory Land Is Nearing;  Cry From The Cross;  The Old Village Church On The Hill;  Church In The Wildwood;  Stairway To Heaven 74
SPBGMA SRS 7600 Get In Line Brother:  Get In Line Brother;  He's Everything To Me;  It's A Lonesome Road;  Lead Me;  Who Is That Knocking;  Gospel Medley;  Preaching, Praying, Singing;  I've Got Jesus; When The Angels Carry Me Home; Power In The Blood;  Swing Low Sweet Chariot;  Amazing Grace -  76
SPBGMA SRS 7733-03  Bluegrass Favorites:  Think Of What You've Done;  Ashes Of Love;  Pick Away;  Why Don't You Tell Me So;  Blue Ridge Cabin Home;  Crying Holy;  Molly And Tenbrooks;  Sweetheart You Done Me Wrong;  Durham's Reel; Lonely Years;  Foggy Mountain Special;  I'm Going That Way - 77
SPBGMA 7933-11 A Beautiful Life: I've Never Been There;  He Took Your Place;  One Day Too Late;  Battle Hymn Of The Republic;  The Hallelujah Side;  A Beautiful Life;  Resurrection Morning;  I'm Ready To Go Home;  Springtime In Heaven;  Sweet Hour Of Prayer;  Help Thy Brother;  Lord I'm Coming Home - 79
Ozark Opry NR 13473 They're Holding Up The Ladder:  They're Holding Up The Ladder;  Take Me In The Lifeboat;  Sunny Side Of Life;  Had It Not Been;  Glory To His Name;  Come On Dear Lord And Get Me;  Where Would I Be;  What Have You Done For Jesus;  Jesus Savior Pilot Me;  Forgive Me Dear Lord;  How Great Thou Art;  Jordon -  82
Bill Jones no # A Tribute To Carol: (tracks unknown) - 02


SINGLES
Travelers
TS 38 Get In Line Brother / Glory Road – 7-?

Big Bull Band


By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
2003 unknown – The Big Bull Band
001 T FOR TEXAS  CR 20044-2  
002 MAMAS DON'T LET YOUR BABIES GROW UP TO BE COWBOYS  CR 20044-2  
003 WRONG  CR 20044-2  
004 HONKY TONK HEROES  CR 20044-2  
005 ONLY DADDY THAT'LL WALK THE LINE  CR 20044-2  
006 TONIGHT THE BOTTLE LET ME DOWN  CR 20044-2
007 STORMS NEVER LAST  CR 20044-2  
008 ARE YOU SURE HANK DONE IT THIS WAY  CR 20044-2  
009 DRINKING AND DREAMING  CR 20044-2  
010 WORKING WITHOUT A NET  CR 20044-2  
011 YOU WENT OUT WITH ROCK'N ROLL  CR 20044-2  
012 LONESOME, ON'RY AND MEAN  CR 20044-2
2007 unknown, NOR? – The Big Bull Band (Hans Olaf Kastodden, Arve F. Nilsen,  Halvor Halvorsen,  Stein Helge Garvik)
013 OUR OWN WAY BBB 801  
014 CHANGED MY MIND BBB 801  
015 THE LAST DANCE BBB 801  
016 ROCK BOTTOM BBB 801  
017 SOME TIMES I WANT TO DREAM BBB 801  
018 BLUE COLLAR PAUL BBB 801  
019 AN INCH IS BETTER THAT A MILE BBB 801  
020 I’LL ALWAYS LOVE YOU BBB 801  
021 I’LL RATHER STAY HERE BBB 801  
022 TIME, BE MY FRIEND BBB 801  
023 WAYMORE’S BLUES BBB 801  
024 THE WAY IT WAS BBB 801  
025 HOGGY MOUNTAIN BREAKDOWN BBB 801

ALBUMS
BSW/ZYX Music/Country Roads [GER] CR 20044-2 A Tribute to Waylon Jennings: T for Texas; Mamas Don't Let Your Babies...; Wrong; Honky Tonk Heroes; Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line; Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down; Storms Never Last; Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way; Drinking and Dreaming; Working Without a Net; You Went Out With Rock'n Roll; Lonesome, On'ry And Mean – 15-01-04 (reissued on Country Roads [GER] CR 30005-2 in 2006)
Big Bull Band [NOR] BBB 801 Our Own Way: Our Own Way; Changed My Mind; The Last Dance; Rock Bottom; Some Times I Want To Dream; Blue Collar Paul; An Inch Is Better That A Mile; Ill Always Love You; Ill Rather Stay Here; Time, Be My Friend; Waymores Blues; The Way It Was; Hoggy Mountain Breakdown [bonus track] – 01-05-08 (enhanced CD, includes also video Our Own Way)