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 JSP 77213
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 1922/1937 (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 CO-CD-3524  JSP 77213
008 26667-2 RAGTIME ANNIE   19149/Sonyatone STR 201  County CO-3515-CD  LPV 552 JSP 77213
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 527 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 LPV 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 527 OLDTIME FIDDLE CLASSCIS VOL.2 1927/1934 (1973); 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/LP 517 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
COUNTY LP 517 TEXAS FAREWELL /TEXAS FIDDLERS (1970)
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/ LP 507 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
COUNTY LP 507 OLDTIME FIDDLE CLASSICS (1966)
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))