Monday, April 8, 2019

Ban Hatton


By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
2015 Richmond, VA – Ban Hatton (Ban Hatton [vcl/ gt/ bass/ harmonica/ percussion], David Raouf [drums])
001 BACKED BY THE RIVER (2:14)
002 BROTHERS
003 GOING HOME
004 PLASTIC DREAMS
005 SHE'S GONE
006 ONCOMING LIGHTS (FOR CASEY)
007 I FEEL FINE (EVERYTHING'S ALRIGHT)
008 ROANOKE
009 COAST TO COAST
010 WISH I HAD THE SENSE
Tracks above issued on album Walls
2017 Montrose Recording Studio, Richmond, VA – Ban Hatton (Ban Hatton [vcl/ gt/ harmonica], Alan Parker  [gt/ bass/ farfisa], Charles Arthur [gt/ bass/ Hammond/ piano/ farfisa], Zach Wish [bass], Pinson Chanselle [drums/ percussion])
011 HOMEWARD BOUND
012 SWEET VIRGINIA
013 I CAN'T SEE
014 BACKED BY THE RIVER (2:59)
015 FAR ENOUGH
016 PUNCH IT
017 BROTHERS
018 CHESTER
019 WISH I HAD THE SENSE
020 EIGHT HOURS
Tracks above issued pon album Over Too Easy


ALBUMS
Ban Hatton ? Walls: Backed by the River; Brothers; Going Home; Plastic Dreams; She's Gone; Oncoming Lights (For Casey); I Feel Fine (Everything's Alright); Roanoke; Coast to Coast; Wish I Had the Sense – 17-08-15
Ban Hatton ? Over Too Easy: Homeward Bound;  Sweet Virginia;  I Can't See; Backed by the River; Far Enough;  Punch It;  Brothers;  Chester; Wish I Had the Sense; Eight Hours – 06-07-18


Rod Melancon


*Wright, LA
By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
September 2011 Sonora Records, Los Feliz, CA – Rod Melancon, w. Herb Pedersen [-1] (Rod Melancon [vcl/gt], Vern Monnett [ld gt], Matt Cartsonis [mandolin], Dean Parks [steel], Chad Watson [bass / mandolin/gut string gt/keyboards], Don Heffington [drums], Richard Barron [accordion]. Producer: Chad Watson and Richard Barron)
001 LIVING LIKE MY HEROES
002 ANGOLA BLUES
003 SOUTH LOUISIAN' (3:26)
004 KIND WOMAN – 1
005 LOUISIANA NIGHT
006 LORD KNOWS
007 LAY ME DOWN
008 LONG LOST FRIEND
009 LOVE WITHOUT PAIN
010 REGGIE
011 SHE CALLS ME
012 BY HER SIDE
Tracks above issued on album My Family Name
2013 poss, Los Angeles, CA – Rod Melancon
013 DUCK FESTIVAL QUEEN  Medina River MRR  
014 MARELLA  Medina River MRR   
015 CURVE LOUNGE  Medina River MRR  
016 SOUTH LOUISIAN' (3:04)  Medina River MRR  
017 MAD TALKIN' MAN  Medina River MRR  
018 DREAMER  Medina River MRR
019 WANNA GO FOR A RIDE  Medina River MRR   
020 CUSHING AVENUE  Medina River MRR
021 DIFFERENT MAN  Medina River MRR
022 FEATHERS   Medina River MRR   
2015 Station House Studio, Echo Park, CA – Rod Melancon (Rod Melancon [vcl/ac gt], Brian Whelan [gt/bck vcl], Marty Rifkin [steel], Ted Russell Kamp [bass], Lee Pardini [bass/synthesizer], Jim Doyle  [drums],  Mitch Marine [drums/percussion], Craig Macintyre [drums/tambourine], Gabe Witcher  [fiddle],  Jebin Bruni [organ/synthesizer]. Producer: Brian Whelan)
023 PERRY BER 1015 BER 1025
024 DWAYNE AND ME BER 1015  BER 1025
025 A MAN LIKE ME SHOULDN'T OWN A GUN BER 1015  
026 LIGHTS OF CARENCRO BER 1015  BER 1025
027 BY HER SIDE BER 1015  
2016  poss, Los Angeles, CA – Rod Melancon
028 WITH THE DEVIL BER 1025  
029 PROMISES BER 1025  
030 REDHEAD BER 1025  
031 PRAYING FOR LIGHT BER 1025  
032 MARY LOU BER 1025  
033 DIFFERENT MAN BER 1025  
034 OUTSKIRTS OF YOU BER 1025   
2017  poss, Los Angeles, CA – Rod Melancon
035 GRATEFUL FOR CHRISTMAS digital single [rel. Dec. 1]
2018 Level One Studios, Austin, TX – Rod Melancon (Producer: Adrian Quesada and Will Walden)
036 PINKVILLE BER 1120  
037 GOIN' OUT WEST BER 1120  
038 WESTGATE BER 1120
039 REHABILITATION BER 1120  
040 CORPUS CHRISTI CARWASH BER 1120  
041 THE HEARTBREAKERS BER 1120  
042 LORD KNOWS BER 1120  
043 MANIC DEPRESSION BER 1120  
044 57 CHANNELS BER 1120  
045 COBRA BER 1120   



ALBUMS
Rod Melancon ? My Family Name: Living Like My Heroes; Angola Blues; South Louisian'; Kind Woman (feat. Herb Pedersen); Louisiana Night; Lord Knows; Lay Me Down; Long Lost Friend; Love Without Pain; Reggie; She Calls Me; By Her Side - 05-06-12
Medina River MRR Parish Lines: Duck Festival Queen; Marella;  Curve Lounge; South Louisian'; Mad Talkin' Man; Dreamer; Wanna Go for a Ride;  Cushing Avenue; Different Man; Feathers  - 21-10-13 (reissued 04-03-14)
Blue Elan BER 1025LP/BER 1025CD Southern Gothic: With the Devil; Perry; Lights of Carencro; Dwayne and Me; Promises; Redhead; Praying for Light; Mary Lou; Different Man; Outskirts of You  - 26-05-17
Blue Elan BER 1120LP/BER 1120CD  Pinkville: Pinkville; Goin' out West; Westgate; Rehabilitation; Corpus Christi Carwash; The Heartbreakers; Lord Knows; Manic Depression; 57 Channels; Cobra - 05-04-19


EPs
Blue Elan BER 1015 LA 14: Perry; Dwayne And Me; A Man Like Me Shouldn't Own A Gun; Lights Of Carencro; By Her Side – 22-04-16



Leon Selph (+Blue Ridge Playboys)


Leonidas Selph, *07-04-1914 Houston, TX, +08-01-1999
3rd version
By Tony Russell (Country Discography 1921-1942), Henk Scholts, Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst

SESSIONS see also Shelly Lee Alley
20 November 1936 San Antonio, TX – Blue Ridge Playboys (Leon Selph [vcl-1/fiddle], Floyd Tillman [vcl-3/el gt-2], Charles W. “Chuck“ Keeshan [vl-5/gt], Herman Standler [gt-2/el gt-3], Gus Plant [banjo], Russell Vernon “ Hezzie“ Bryant [bass], Moon Mullican [vcl-4/piano])
001 SA 2538-1 ANYTHING -1-2 Vocalion 03526 ARC 70655/BCD 16415 BACM CD D 572
002 SA 2539-1 BLUE MONDAY -3 Vocalion 03589/BCD 16415 BACM CD D 572
003 SA 2540-1 RHYTHM IN THE AIR -3 Vocalion 03460 ARC 70472/BCD 16415 BACM CD D 572
004 SA 2541-2 SWING BABY SWING -2-4 Vocalion 03460 ARC 70472/BCD 16415 BACM CD D 572 KK CD 20
005 SA 2542-1 GIMME MY DIME BACK -1-2 Vocalion 03526 ARC 70655/BCD 16415 BACM CD D 572 LP 102 EG 37324 PVCD 106
006 SA 2543-1 THAT OLD FASHIONED WAY -2-5 Vocalion 03558 ARC 70753/ BCD 16415 BACM CD D 572
007 SA 2544-1 CAN’T NOBODY TRUCK LIKE ME -1-2 Vocalion 03425 ARC 70366/ BCD 16415  BACM CD D 572
008 SA 2545-1 TAKE ME BACK TO WEST TEXAS -3 Vocalion 03558 ARC 70753/ BCD 16415 BACM CD D 572
009 SA 2546-2 YOU’RE AS PRETTY AS A PICTURE -2-5 Vocalion 03589/ BCD 16415  BACM CD D 572
010 SA 2547-1 GEORGIA PINES -2-4 Vocalion 03481 ARC 70553/ BCD 16415  BACM CD D 572
011 SA 2548-1 AIN’T YOU KINDA SORRY NOW -2-4 Vocalion 03481 ARC 70553/BCD 16415 BACM CD D 572 [take-2] BCD 16415
012 SA 2549-2 WHOSE HONEY ARE YOU? -2-5 Vocalion 03425 ARC 70366/BCD 16415
BEAR FAMILY BCD 16415 FLOYD TILLMAN: I LOVE YOU SO MUCH IT HURTS (GER, 2004, 4CD); KRAZY KAT KKCD 20 NITE SPOT BLUES (UK, 1998); RAMBLER LP 102 DEVIL WITH THE DEVIL: HOT WESTERN SWING FROM THE 1930S;  EPIC EG 37324 OKEH WESTERN SWING (1982, 2LP);
21 June 1937 Brunswick Warehouse, Dallas, TX – Leon Selph Blue Ridge Playboys (Leon Selph [vcl-1/fiddle], Chuck Keeshan [vcl-2/gt], Herman Standler [el gt], Gus Plant [banjo], Dick Haltom [bass], Eddie Gerard [piano])
013 DAL 404 'NEATH THE SILVERY MOON unissued
014 DAL 405 LOUISIANA AND YOU unissued
015 DAL 406-1 SCRAM 03685/ BACM CD D 572
016 DAL 407-1 HOW CAN I HELP IT 03685/ BACM CD D 572
017 DAL 408 BREAKIN‘ UP MATCHES unissued
018 DAL 409-2 THE CONVICT AND THE ROSE 03765
019 DAL 410-1 I’LL LOVE YOU IN MY DREAMS 03765
020 DAL 411-2 KEEP YOUR NOSE OUT OF DADDY’S BUSINESS 03620/BACM CD D 572 KK 20
021 DAL 412 LONESOME TRAIL unissued
022 DAL 413-1 I’M NO GOOD ON EARTH 03620/ BACM CD D 572
6 March 1939 Houston, TX – Leon Selph's Blue Ridge Playboys (Leon Selph [vcl-1], Floyd Tillman [vcl-2], Dickie McBride [gt], Joe Thames [tnr banjo], Bob Dunn [steel], Hezzie Bryant [bass], Cliff Bruner [fiddle], Mancel Tierney [piano])
023 65156-A WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE -2 Decca 5663/BCD 16415
024 65157-A TWO MORE YEARS (AND I’LL BE FREE) -2 Decca 5679/ BCD 16415 BACM CD D 572
025 65158-A A PRECIOUS MEMORY -2 Decca 5696/MCAD 10189 BCD 16415
026 65159-A WHY DO I LOVE YOU -2 Decca 5696/MCAD 10189 BCD 16415
027 65160-A SOME DAY -1 Decca 5663/BCD 16415
028 65161-A IF YOU SHOULD GO AWAY I’D CRY -1 Decca 5679/BCD 16415
MCA MCAD 10189 FLOYD TILLMAN: THE COUNTRY  MUSIC HALL OF FAME (1991)
5 September 1939 Rice Hotel, Houston, TX – Leon Selph Blueridge Playboys (Leon Selph [vl-1], Gus Plant [vcl-2], Leo Raley [mandolin], Bob Dunn [steel], Hezzie Bryant [bass], Moon Mullican [piano])
029 66417-A YOU’RE MY DARLING -2 Decca 5747
030 66418-A MY PRECIOUS BABY GIRL -1 Decca 5747/ BACM CD D 572
28 April 1940 Saginaw, TX – Leon Selph as by Leon Pappy Self and His Blue Ridge Playboys (Leon Selph [vcl-1/fiddle], Gus Plant [vcl-2/gt], Howard Oliver [banjo], Deacon Evans [steel], Chet Miller [bass], Ralph Smith [piano])
031 DAL 1078-1 DAISY MAE -1 Vocalion 05559/ BACM CD D 572
032 DAL 1079-2 I’M SORRY I EVER MET YOU -2 06018/ BACM CD D 572
033 DAL 1080-1-2 TELL ME IF YOU LOVE ME unissued
034 DAL 1081-2 SWEET MAGNOLIA BLOSSOMS 05709
035 DAL 1082-1 I’M JUST A COUNTRY BOY -1 05559/ BACM CD D 572
036 DAL 1083-2 NOBODY CARES ABOUT ME -1 06018
037 DAL 1084-1 NOBODY BUT ME -1 05767/ BACM CD D 572
038 DAL 1085-2 TEXAS TAKE OFF 05709/ BACM CD D 572
29 April 1940 Saginaw, TX – Leon Selph as by Leon Pappy Self And His Blue Ridge Playboys (Leon Selph [vcl-1/fiddle], Gus Plant [vcl-2/gt], Howard Oliver [banjo], Deacon Evans [steel], Chet Miller [bass], Ralph Smith [piano]) )
039 DAL 1086-1-2 WHEN YOU SMILE unissued
040 DAL 1087-2 POLECAT STOMP 05767/KK CD 20
12 March 1941 WBAO Studio, Blackstone Hotel, Fort Worth, TX – Leon Selph as by Leon Pappy Self and His Blue Ridge Playboys (Leon Selph [vcl/fiddle], Gus Plant [gt], Herman Standler [steel], Dick Haltom [bass], Freddie Courtney [accordion])
041 DAL 1307-1 NATCHERLY Conqueror 9780 Vocalion 06174/ BACM CD D 572
042 DAL 1308-1 JUST FORGET Conqueror 9780 Vocalion 06174/ BACM CD D 572
043 DAL 1309-1 FLORENCE 06276/ BACM CD D 572
044 DAL 1310-1 LOVIN‘ AND LEAVIN‘ 06276/ BACM CD D 572
045 DAL 1311-1-2 TEARDROPS ON MY PILLOW unissued
046 DAL 1312-1-2 IF YOU SHOULD GO AWAY unissued
047 DAL 1313-1-2 SOME DAY unissued
048 DAL 1314-1-2 NOW THAT YOU HAVE GONE unissued
049 DAL 1315-1-2 SHE'S GONE AWAY unissued
050 DAL 1316-1-2 IN MY DREAMS  unissued
Ca 1983 unknown – Leon Pappy Selph and The Blue Ridge Playboys (+Bill Dessens [steel-1], Buck Sloan, Tack Carrol, Charles Beddingfield, Gene Reed [-2])
ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL  Blue Ridge Playboy NO 4  
ANSWER TO THE KEEPER OF MY HEART Blue Ridge Playboy NO 4  
THE YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS Blue Ridge Playboy NO 4  
SWEET BUNCH OF DAISIES Blue Ridge Playboy NO 4  
COTTON EYED JOE Blue Ridge Playboy NO 4  
AN OCEAN OF LOVE Blue Ridge Playboy NO 4  
RUBBER DOLLY Blue Ridge Playboy NO 4  
MOONLIGHT ON THE RIVER COLORADO -1 Blue Ridge Playboy NO 4  
UNDER THE DOUBLE EAGLE -1 Blue Ridge Playboy NO 4  
HEART -2  Blue Ridge Playboy NO 4  
LISTENING TO THE MOCKINGBIRD Blue Ridge Playboy NO 4  
AIN'T GOT NOBODY Blue Ridge Playboy NO 4   


ALBUMS
Blue Ridge Playboy No. 4 Orange Blossom Special: Orange Blossom Special ; Answer to The Keeper Of My Heart; The Yellow Rose Of Texas; Sweet Bunch Of Daisies; Cotton Eyed Joe; An Ocean Of Love; Rubber Dolly; Moonlight On The River Colorado; Under The Double Eagle; Heart ; Listening To The Mockingbird; Ain't Got Nobody - 84
BACM [UK] CD D 572 Leon Selph And His Blue Ridge Playboys / Recorded 1936-1941: Anything; Blue Monday; Rhythm In The Air; Swing Baby Swing; Gimmie My Dime Back; That Old Fashioned Way; Can't Nobody Truck Like Me; Take Me Back To West Texas Again; You're As Pretty As A Picture; Georgia Pines; Ain't You Kinda Sorry Now; Scram; How Can I Help It;  Keep Your Nose Out Of Daddy's Business; I'm No Good On Earth; Two More Years And I'll Be Free; My Precious Baby Girl; Daisy Mae; I'm Sorry I Ever Met You; I'm Just A Country Boy; Nobody But Me; Texas take Off; Natcherly; Just Forget;  Florene; Lovin' And Leavin – 09-17


SINGLES
Vocalion
03425 Can’t Nobody Truck Like Me / Whose Honey Are You? – 01-37
03460 Rhythm In The Air / Swing Baby Swing – 03-37
03481 Georgia Pines / Ain’t You Kind Of Sorry Now – 04-37
03526 Anything / Gimme My Dime Back – 05-37
03558 That Old Fashioned Ways / Take Me Back To West Texas – 06-37
03589 Blue Monday / You’re As Pretty As A Picture – 07-37
03620 Keep Your Nose Out Of Daddy’s Business / I’m No Good On Earth – 08-37
03685 Scram / How Can I Help It – 09-37
03765 The Convict And The Rose / I’ll Love You In My Dreams – 12-37
ARC labels
7-03-66 Can’t Nobody Truck Like Me / Whose Honey Are You? – 03-37 (reissue)
7-04-60 Rhythm In The Air / Swing Baby Swing – 04-37 (reissue)
7-05-53 Georgia Pines / Ain’t You Kind Of Sorry Now – 05-37 (reissue)
7-06-55 Anything / Gimme My Dime Back - 06-37 (reissue)
7-07-53 That Old Fashioned Ways / Take Me Back To West Texas – 07-37
Decca (1939)
5663 What Difference Does It Make / Some Day – 03-39
5679 Two More Years (And I’ll Be Free) / If You Should Go Away I’d Cry – 04-39
5696 A Precious Memory / Why Do I Love You – 06-39
5747 You’re My Darling / My Precious Baby Girl – 11-39
OKeh /*Vocalion
*05559 Daisy Mae / I’m Just A Country Boy – 06-40
05709 Sweet Magnolia Blossom / Texas Take Off – 07-40
05767 Nobody But Me / Polecat Stomp – 08-40
06018 I’m Sorry I Ever Met You / Nobody Cares About Me – 01-41
06174 Natcherly / Just Forget – 04-41 (reissued on Conqueror 9780)
06276 Florence / Lovin‘ And Leavin‘ – 06-41