Friday, January 31, 2020

Eck Robertson


Alexander Campbell "Eck" Robertson *20-11-1887 [1886?] Delaney, AR, - +15-02-1975
2nd version
By Henk Scholts, Tony Russell, Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS

30 June 1922 New York City – Uncle Eck Robertson and Henry C. Gilliand [Uncle Eck Robertson [fiddle], Henry C. Gilliand [fiddle])
001 26660-2  ARKANSAW TRAVELER Victor  18956 B-26660-2//Sonyatone STR 201 County CO-3515-CD  LP 517 CO-CD-3524
002 26661-2 APPLE BLOSSOM  unissued
003 26662-2 FORKED DEER  unissued
004 26663-2 TURKEY IN THE STRAW    19149/Sonyatone STR 201  JSP 77213
COUNTY LP 517 TEXAS FAREWELL TEXAS FIDDLERS 1922/1930 (1980);  COUNTY CO-CD 3524 OLDTIME TEXAS STRINGBANDS VOL.1 (2001); JSP JSP 77213 TEXAS HILLBILLIES (UK, 2018, 4CD box)
1 July 1922 New York City – Uncle Eck Robertson (Uncle Eck Robertson [fiddle], Nat Shilkret [piano –1])
005 26664-1 SALLY GOODEN   18956/STR 201 CO-3515-CD  JSP 77213 Old Timey 101
006 26665-2 BRILLIANCY AND CHEATUM -1 unissued
007 26666-1 SALLIE JOHNSON AND BILLY IN THE LOW GROUND -1 19372/STR 201  CO-3515-CD JSP 77213
008 26667-2 RAGTIME ANNIE   19149/Sonyatone STR 201  County CO-3515-CD  LPV 552
009 26668-2 GENERAL LOGAN/DOMINION HORNPIPE -1 unissued
010 26669-1 DONE GONE -1 19372/Sonyatone STR 201  CO-3515-CD JSP 77213
RCA LPV 552 EARLY RURAL STRINGBANDS (1964); OLD TIMEY LP 101 STRINGBANDS VOL.2 (1965)
12 August 1929 Dallas, TX. –  Eck Robertson and Family (Eck Robertson [fiddle], Nettie Robertson [gt], Daphne Robertson [tnr gt], Dueron Robertson [banjo])
011 BVE-55346-2  TEXAS WAGONER  V 40145/STR 201  County CO-3515-CD
012 BVE-55347-1 THERE‘S A BROWN SKIN GAL DOWN THE ROAD  V 40145/ STR 201  CO-3515-CD JSP 77213 LP 522 CO-CD-3524
013 BVE-55348-1 AMARILLO WALTZ  40298/STR 201 CO-3515-CD JSP 77213
014 BVE-55349-1 BROWN KELLY WALTZ PT.1  40334/STR 201  County CO-3515-CD JSP 77213
015 BVE-55350-1 BROWN KELLY WALTZ PT.2  40334/STR 201 CO-3515-CD JSP 77213
RCA LPV 522 AUTHENTIC COWBOYS AND THEIR WESTERN FOLKSONGS (1965); COUNTY CO-CD 3524 OLDTIME TEXAS STRINGBANDS VOL.1 (2001)
10 October 1929 Dallas, TX –  J.B.Cranfill and Eck Robertson/* Eck Robertson and Family (Eck Robertson [fiddle-exc-1], J. B. Cranfill [fiddle],Nettie Robertson [gt], Daphne Robertson [gt], Dueron Robertson [banjo])
016 BVE-56360-1  GREAT BIG TATER   40205/STR 201 CO-3515-CD JSP 77231
017 BVE-56361-1  RUN BOY RUN  40205 /STR 201 CO-3515-CD JSP 77231
018 BVE-56362-2  APPLE BLOSSOMS  * unissued
019 BVE-56363-2  MY FROG AIN‘T GOT NO BLUES -1 * unissued
11 October 1929 Dallas, TX –  Eck Robertson /Eck Robertson and Family* (Eck Robertson [fiddle], Nettie Robertson [gt-1], Daphne Robertson [tnr gt-1], Dueron Robertson [banjo-1/speach-2/gt-3])
020 BVE-56364-1  BRILLIANCY MEDLEY* -1  40298/STR 201 CO-3515-CD JSP 77231
021 BVE-56365-2  MY EXPERIENCE ON THE RANCH -2   unissued                            
022 BVE-56366-1  THE ARKANSAS TRAVELER -3    unissued
023 BVE-56367-2  SALLY GOODWIN -3   unissued
20 October 1929 Dallas, TX.  Eck Robertson And Family (Eck Robertson [vcl/fiddle], Nettie Robertson [vcl/gt])
024 BVE-56433-1 THE ISLAND UNKNOWN  PT.1  40166/STR 201  CO-3515-CD JSP 77213
025 BVE-56434-1 THE ISLAND UNKNOWN  PT.2  40166/STR 201 CO-3515-CD JSP 77213
Summer/Fall 1963 [field recording] Eck Robertson’s Home, Amarillo, TX – Eck Robertson [fiddle])
026 TEXAS WAGONER    County 202                                                          
027 STUMPTOWN STOMP  County 202                                    
028 LOST INDIAN  County 202                      
029 GRIGSBY'S HORNPIPE   County 202                                             
030 RYE WHISKEY   County 202                      
031 LOST GOOSE  County 202                                 
032 SALLY JOHNSON County 202                                          
033 BILLY IN THE LOWGROUND  County 202                                               
034 BEAUMONT RAG   County 202                
035 GREY EAGLE   County 202                             
036 DUSTY MILLER County 202                                       
037 HELL AMONG THE YEARLINGS County 202                                                  
038 SAY OLD MAN CAN YOU PLAY THE FIDDLE  County 202                                     
039 GET UP IN THE COOL    County 202     
040 HAWK GOT THE CHICKEN   County 202                                   
041 UNNAMED D TUNE   County 202                   
042 BONAPARTE'S RETREAT  County 202                                      
043 FORKY DEAR   County 202                 
044 DONE GONE   County 202   
1964 or 1965 [live-Newport Folk festival] Newport, RI - The New Lost City Ramblers and Eck Robertson  
04401 SALLY JOHNSON Vanguard 77011-2
VANGUARD 77011-2 THE NEW LOST CITY RAMBLERS - OLD TIME MUSIC / NEW PORT FOLK FESTIVAL CLASSICS  Vanguard 77011-2 (1994)
25 July 1965 [live-Newport Folk festival] Newport, RI - The New Lost City Ramblers and Eck Robertson  
04402 FORKED DEER/EIGHTH OF JANUARY Vanguard 77007-2
VANGUARD 77007-2 FOLK MUSIC AT NEWPORT, PART  1  (1994)
25 July 1965 home recording, Newport, RI - The New Lost City Ramblers and Eck Robertson  
04403 LEATHER BRITCHES SF 40097-2
SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS 09307-40097-2 CLOSE TO HOME  (2007)

                

ALBUMS
Sonyatone STR 201 Master Fiddler - His Complete Recordings, 1922-1929: Arkansaw Traveler; Turkey In The Straw; Sally Gooden; Ragtime Annie; Sallie Johnson And Billy In The Low Ground;  Done Gone;  Texas Wagoner; There‘s A Brown Skin Gal Down The Road; Amarillo Waltz;    Brown Kelly Waltz Pt.1 / Brown Kelly Waltz Pt.2; Great Big Taters In Sandy Land; Run Boy Run; Brilliancy Waltz; Island Unknown  Pt.1/ Island Unknown Pt.2; Radio Theme - 76
County 202 Famous Cowboy Fiddler:  Texas Wagoner; Stumptown Stomp;  Lost Indian; Grigsby's Hornpipe; Rye Whiskey;  Lost Goose;  Sally Johnson;  Billy In The Lowground; Beaumont Rag;  Grey Eagle; Dusty Miller; Hell Among The Yearlings;  Say Old Man Can You Play The Fiddle; Get Up In The Cool; Hawk Got The Chicken; Unnamed D Tune; Bonaparte's Retreat;  Forky Dear;  Done Gone – 08-92                                                          
County CO-3515-CD Old Time Texas Fiddler: Brilliancy Waltz; Texas Wagoner; Arkansaw Traveler; Great Big Tater; Sallie Johnson And Billy In The Low Ground; There‘s A Brown Skin Gal Down The Road; Ragtime Annie; Amarillo Waltz; Done Gone;  Island Unknown  Pt.1; Island Unknown Pt.2; Sally Gooden; Brown Kelly Waltz Pt.1 / Brown Kelly Waltz Pt.2 – 19-05-98

SINGLES
Victor (1922-29)
18956 A.C. (Eck) Robertson : Sally Gooden (country dance) / Henry C. Gilliland  - A.C. (Eck) Robertson :  Arkansaw Traveler (country dance) - 04-23
19149 Henry C. Gilliland  - A.C. (Eck) Robertson : Turkey In The Straw (country dance) / A.C. (Eck) Robertson : Ragtime Annie - 23
19372 Sallie Johnson And Billy In The Low Ground (country dance)  / Done Gone (country dance)  - 23
V 40145  Texas Wagoner  / There‘s A Brown Skin Gal Down The Road – 11-29
V 40166 The Island Unknown  Pt.1 / The Island Unknown  Pt.2  - 12-29
V 40205 Run, Boy, Run / Great Big ‘Taters - 02-30 - A.C. (Eck) Robertson - Dr. J.B.Cranfill
V 40298 Amarillo Waltz / Brilliancy Medley – 08-30
V 40334 Brown Kelly Waltz Pt.1 / Brown Kelly Waltz Pt.2 – 10-30
B 26660-2 Arkansaw Traveler / Arkansaw Traveler – 87 (promo 45, celebrating 65 year after te first recording session. Eck Robertson walked in the studio dressed in cowboy outfit and Henry C. Gilliland was dressed in a Confederated soldier outfit))

Gina Forsyth


By Praguefrank
SESSIONS Also member of Mamou, Malvinas
1993 poss. New Orleans, LA – Gina Forsyth
Unknown tracks for album Stretch Demo
29 September/1 October 1994 [live] The Neutral Ground Coffeehouse, 5110 Danneel St, New Orleans, KA – Gina Forsyth
01001 YOU ARE HERE NGCD 001
NEUTRAL GROUND COFFEE HOUSE NGCD 001 LIVE AT THE NEUTRAL GROUND (1994)
1995 unknown – Waylon Thibodeaux and Gina Forsyth (Gina Forsyth [vcl/gt/ fiddle], Waylon Thibodeaux [vcl/fiddle/ gt])
011 JE VEUX ME MARRIER  WG 9501 
012 ALLONS A LAFAYETTE  WG 9501 
013 KAPLAN WALTZ  WG 9501
014 J' AI ETAIS AU BAL  WG 9501 
015  DANSE CARRE  WG 9501   
016 BRANCHE DE MURIER  WG 9501
017 LACASSINE SPECIAL  WG 9501 
018 CAJUN POLKA  WG 9501 
019 DANS LA LOUISIANE  WG 9501 
020 LA BASTRANG  WG 9501
021 TIT GALOP POUR MAMOU  WG 9501
022 CHEROKEE WALTZ  WG 9501   
023 PETIT OU LA GROS  WG 9501   
024 PERRODIN TWO-STEP  WG 9501   
025 JOLIE BLONDE  WG 9501 
026  JAMBALAYA   WG 9501 
February/ September 1999 Magazine Sound Studios, New Orleans, LA/ Woodside Avenue Studio, Evanston, IL/ Word Mouth Studio, New Orleans, LA – Gina Forsyth (Gina Forsyth [vcl/violin], Larry Clyman [ac/el gt], David Doucet [ac gt], Mike West [el gt/ bck vcl], Steve Lafleur [el gt/ bck vcl], Jim Markway [bass], Doug Belote [drums], Steve Rashid [Hammond B3], Myshkin, Nancy Walker, Sue Demel, Kat Eggleston [bck vcl])
027 YOU ARE HERE WBG 0050
028 EVERYWHERE I AM WBG 0050  
029 THE SWEETEST SOUND WBG 0050  
030 SOMEWHERE OFF THE FOOT OF THIS MOUNTAIN WBG 0050  
031 MONDAY MORNING STRETCH WBG 0050
032 J'AI FAIT TOUT LE TOUR DE GRAND BOIS WBG 0050  
033 TEXAS WALTZ WBG 0050  
034 THE LUMBER SONG WBG 0050  
035 OLD FASHIONED WALTZ WBG 0050
036 MY NAME IS (MUD) WBG 0050
037 HIDE YOUR FACE WBG 0050  
038 DON'T MOVE BACK WBG 0050
039  SHE'S LOOKING FOR A DAVE WBG 0050  
040 SOMEWHERE OFF THE FOOT OF THIS MOUNTAIN WBG 0050  
041 IN THE CORNER OF THE ROOM WBG 0050
042 PRAYER WBG 0050  
2011 Audiophile Studio, New Orleans, LA / Conception Studio, Lafayette, LA / Sayyes Studios, New Orleans, LA – Gina Forsyth (Gina Forsyth [vcl/fiddle/ gt/ handclapping], Mike West [banjo], Jim Markway / Chris Polacheck [bass], Mike Barras [drums/ egg shaker/ tambourine], Stephen Randall [drums/cabassa/ djembe/ tambourine/ trinagle/ wood block/ hanclapping], Jonno Frishberg [cajun accordion/ triple row accordion])
043 PROMISED LAND WBG 0101
044 LORD HAVE MERCY WBG 0101  
045 4TH OF JULY WBG 0101
046 CHRISTMAS IN CHINA WBG 0101
047 SWEET AND SUNNY SOUTH WBG 0101
048 BELLE WBG 0101  
049 SPARROWS WBG 0101  
050 WHAT I DID ON MARDI GRAS DAY WBG 0101
051 COPPER ROOSTER WBG 0101
052 ELEGY WBG 0101
053 JUST LIKE EDDIE WBG 0101  
054 11 DAYS WBG 0101
055 JUST FOR TONIGHT WBG 0101  
056 HE WILL BE REBORN WBG 0101
2015 unknown, LA – Mid-City Aces (Michael Dupuy [vcl/gt], Gina Forsyth [vcl/fiddle], Cameron Dupuy [vcl/accordion])
057 WANDERING ACES SPECIAL
058 I'LL BE LONELY
059 BREAUX BRIDGE HOT STEP
060 WALKER SPECIAL
061 LA VALSE DE LA BELLE
062 MADELEINE
063 ACES ROCK
064 VALSE 'A ALIDA
065 ALLONS 'A LA QUEUE DE TORTUE
066 EUNICE TWO STEP (JOLIE CATIN)
067 CONVICT WALTZ (99 YEAR WALTZ)
068 ALLONS 'A LAFAYETTE
069 PARDON WALTZ
070 SIDNEY BROWN SPECIAL
Tracks above issued on album Mid-City Aces
2016 unknown – Gina Forsyth (Gina Forsyth [vcl/ fiddle/ gt], Pat Flory [gt/ mandolin/ hmny vcl], Jon Kashner [gt], Mike Kerwin [gt/ bass], Fritz Mayers [banjo], Al Tharp  [banjo/ bass/ hmny vcl], Stan D'aubin [mandolin], Bing Futch [dulcimer], Pete "Sleeptalker" Olynciw / Bob Schafer [bass]. Producer: Gina Forstyth, Al Tharp)
071 ROAD TO COLUMBUS WBG 125
072 CARROLL COUNTY BLUES WBG 125  
073 COPPER ROOSTER WBG 125           
074 CHEROKEE SHUFFLE (SHUFFLE DES CHEROKIS) WBG 125  
075 WHISKEY BEFORE BREAKFAST WBG 125
076 SPARROWS WBG 125
077 DULCIMER BLUES (PORT ALLEN BLUES) WBG 125
078 THEM GOLDEN SLIPPERS WBG 125
078 OVER THE WATERFALL WBG 125
079 ROSIN TE BOW WBG 125  
080 DOWN YONDER WBG 125
081 DON'T BURY ME WBG 125
082 IT'S MOVING DAY WBG 125
083 ST. ANN'S REEL WBG 125  
084 LITTLE BILLY WILSON WBG 125
085 8TH OF JANUARY WBG 125
086 IN DREAMS I GO BACK HOME WBG 125  
087 JERUSALEM RIDGE  WBG 125


ALBUMS
? Stretch Demo: (tracks junknown) -  93
W.G. 9501 Dans La Louisiane:Je Veux Me Marrier; Allons a Lafayette;  Kaplan Waltz;  J' ai Etais Au bal;  Danse Carre;  Branche De Murier;  Lacassine Special;  Cajun Polka; Dans La Louisiane;  La Bastrang;  Tit Galop Pour Mamou;  Cherokee Waltz;  Petit Ou La Gros;  Perrodin Two-Step;  Jolie Blonde;  Jambalaya – 03-06-96 w. Waylon Thibodeaux
Waterbug WBG 0050 You Are Here: You Are Here; Everywhere I Am; The Sweetest Sound; Somewhere Off The Foot Of This Mountain; Monday Morning Stretch; J'ai Fait Tout Le Tour De Grand Bois; Texas Waltz; The Lumber Song; Old Fashioned Waltz; My Name Is (Mud); Hide Your Face; Don't Move Back; She's Looking For A Dave; Somewhere Off The Foot Of This Mountain; In The Corner Of The Room; Prayer -  26-06-01
Waterbug  WBG 0101 Promised Land: Promised Land; Lord Have Mercy; 4th of July; Christmas in China; Sweet and Sunny South; Belle; Sparrows; What I Did On Mardi Gras Day; Copper Rooster; Elegy; Just Like Eddie; 11 Days; Just for Tonight; He Will Be Reborn -  21-02-12
Mid-City Aces ? (UPC888295366120) Mid-City Aces: Wandering Aces Special; I'll Be Lonely; Breaux Bridge Hot Step; Walker Special; La Valse De La Belle; Madeleine; Aces Rock; Valse 'a Alida; Allons 'a La Queue De Tortue; Eunice Two Step (Jolie Catin); Convict Waltz (99 Year Waltz); Allons 'a Lafayette; Pardon Waltz; Sidney Brown Special – 22-12-15 Mid-City Aces
Waterbug/City Hall WBG 125 Copper Rooster And Oher Tunes And Tales: Road To Columbus; Carroll County Blues; Copper Rooster;  Cherokee Shuffle (Shuffle Des Cherokis); Whiskey Before Breakfast; Sparrows; Dulcimer Blues (Port Allen Blues); Them Golden Slippers; Over The Waterfall; Rosin Te Bow; Down Yonder; Don't Bury Me; It's Moving Day; St. Ann's Reel; Little Billy Wilson; 8th Of January; In Dreams I Go Back Home; Jerusalem Ridge - 20-04-16