Sunday, March 13, 2016

Shadow Mountain Band



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
2007 unknown, CA – Shadow Mountain Band (Steve (Easy) Lester [vcl/ gt/ banjo], Gar Robertson [vcl/mandolin /dobro], Johnny Ray Martin [vcl/autoharp], Damian (Dooley) Lester [vcl/ bass], Bobby Furgo [fiddle], Billy Rhea Bell [fiddle], Darlene Lester [vcl] +  Mark Ross [mandolin], Bob Garcia [vcl/ gt],  John Bertini [vcl/ mandolin], Joel Selzer [harmonica], TK Smith [reso gt], Roger Wanderscheid [drums])
001 RISIN' UP
002 PIONEER SWING
003 READY FOR THE ROCKIN' CHAIR
004 LIFE IS A COMPROMISE
005 WHITE BLUFF ROSE
006 ONE LITTLE ROSE
007 DARLENE'S SONG
008 TOO FAT TO BE A COWBOY
009 NOTHIN' I WANT
010 RAW TRASH CANNONBALL
011 KENNY'S HARP
012 WELCOME HOME
Tracks above issued on album Risin‘ Up
2013 unknown, CA – Shadow Mountain Band
013 LISTEN
014 POOR WAYFARING STRANGER
015 HEARTACHE ON MY MIND
016 INDIANA
017 EVERETT’S WALTZ
018 HIGHER
Tracks above issued on EP Higher
2015 The Song Farm, Joshua Tree, CA – Shadow Mountain Band (Steve Lester [vcl/gt/ banjo], Johnny Ray Martin [vcl/autoharp], Gar Robertson [vcl/mandolin /dobro/ banjo], Damian (Dooley) Lester [vcl/ bass], Gabe Lester [drums/ banjo], Bobby Furgo [fiddle], Darlene Lester [bck vcl]) – vocals (no longer appears with the band very often, but sings harmonies in the studio). Producer: Steve Lester)
019 MORE BEAUTIFUL THAN EVER
020 MONON RAILROAD BLUES
021 THE WATER IS WIDE
022 GOIN’ DOWN
023 WORRIED MAN
024 TRADED MY DIAMOND
025 DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL
026 MAYBELLINE
027 SHINE
028 FRIENDS AND KIN (TIMES OF JOY)
Tracks aboive issued on album Shine
2018 Joshua Tree, CA – The Shadow Mountan Band (Stephen Lester [vcl/gt], Charlie Joe Wallace [dobro], Bob Hamilton [banjo/mandolin], Johnny Ray Martin [vcl/autoharp], Damian Lester [vcl/bass], Gabe Lester [drums],  Bobby Furgo [violin], Jeff Lantz [piano])
029 RAINY DAY WOMEN # 12+35 digital single [rel. Apr. 11]
2018 The Song Farm at Lester Flats, Joshua Tree, CA – The Shadow Mountan Band (Stephen Lester [vcl/gt],  Bob Hamilton [banjo], Gabe Lester [mandolin], Johnny Ray Martin [vcl/autoharp], Damian Lester [vcl/bass],  Bobby Furgo [violin])
030 A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS digital single [rel. Aug. 21]
2019 Joshua Tree, CA – The Shadow Mountan Band (Stephen Lester [vcl/gt], Charlie Joe Wallace [dobro], Bob Hamilton [banjo/mandolin], Johnny Ray Martin [vcl/autoharp], Damian Lester [vcl/bass], Gabe Lester [vcl/percussion],  Bobby Furgo [violin], Darlene Lester [bck vcl])
031 TOO OLD TO DIE YOUNG digital single [rel. Jan. 11, 2020]


ALBUMS

New Moon ? (UPC709268412326) Risin' Up: Risin' Up; Pioneer Swing; Ready For The Rockin' Chair; Life Is A Compromise; White Bluff Rose; One Little Rose; Darlene's Song; Too Fat To Be A Cowboy; Nothin' I Want; Raw Trash Cannonball; Kenny's Harp; Welcome Home - 08
New Moon ? (UPC709268160104) Shine: More Beautiful Than Ever;Monon Railroad Blues; The Water Is Wide;  Goin’ Down; Worried Man; Traded My Diamond;  Dark Night Of The Soul;  Maybelline;  Shine;  Friends And Kin (Times Of Joy) – 11-01-16


EPs
New Moon ? (UPC709268127022) Higher: Listen;  Poor Wayfaring Stranger;  Heartache On My Mind;  Indiana;  Everett’s Waltz; Higher – 03-09-13

T. Tommy Cutrer



Thomas Clayton Cutrer *29-06-1924 Osyka, MS, +11-10-1998
3rd version

By Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank, Kurt Rokitta, Lennart Gustavsson, Steve Hathaway, Matti Friberg, Uwe Hollihn
SESSIONS

5 March 1953 [no. 2958] KWKH Radio Station Studio, 327 Texas St., Shreveport, LA - Thomas "T. Tommy" Cutrer
001 11235 ALL THE WAY Capitol EAP-1-1113 /ST 1113
002 11236 I'M JUST AS RICH AS YOU unissued
003 11237 JUST A KISS AWAY
004 11238 BABY,YOU'RE THE ONLY ONE
17 May 1953 Thomas Productions, 109 13th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – T. Tommy (T. Tommy Cutrer [vcl], Chet Atkins [gt/leader], Eddie Hill [gt], Jack Logan [steel], Ernie Newton [bass], Walter A. Len [drums], Dale Potter [fiddle]. Producer: Stephen Sholes)
005 E3-VB-0637 BABY, YOU’RE THE ONLY ONE RCA 47-5327
006 E3-VB-0638 LITTLE HOO-WEE 47-5327
ca early 1954 KWKH Radio Station Studio, 327 Texas St., Shreveport, LA - T. Tommy Cutrer, *and Ginny Wright
007 MEXICO GAL Abbott 152
008 WONDERFUL WORLD* 152
009 YOU'RE NOT THE GIRL FOR ME 165
010 WHY SHOULD I CRY 165
ca. January 1955 unknown - T. Tommy Cutrer and Chanters
011 YW-7683 JESUS SAVED ME ANYWAY Mercury 70570x45
012 YW-7684 SALVATION IS FREE 70623x45
013 YW-7685 THERE'LL BE JOY JOY IN HEAVEN 70570x45
014 YW-7686 GET YOUR RESERVATION 70623x45
February 1955 unknown - T. Tommy, * and Jim Wilson with The Chanters
015 YW-7687 DEAR MOM, I'M THINKING OF YOU* 70571x45
016 YW-7688/PBE-839 THE FARMER AND THE LORD* 70571x45/WC-16262
017 YW-7689 LOOKIN‘ FOR A CITY unissued
September 1955 unknown - T. Tommy and The Chanter Choir
018 YW-7761 LOOKIN' FOR A CITY 70744x45
019 YW-7762 HELP ME LORD 70744x45
020 YW-7763 THANK YOU, LORD 70688x45
021 YW-7764 GOSPEL BOOGIE (EVERYBODY‘S GONNA HAVE A WONDERFUL TIME UP THERE) 70688x45
February 1956 Universal Recording Corp., 46 East Walton St., Chicago, IL – T. Tommy and The  Chanters
021a YW-12661/PBE-860  COME SWEET CHARIOT  70809x45/MG 20350 WC-16262
021b YW-12662  (I‘M GONNA) SING AND SHOUT   70809x45
MERCURY MG 20350 COUNTRY MUSIC JAMBOREE (1958)
August 1956 poss. Music City Recordings, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - T. Tommy
022 YW-12737 GOING WALKING 70955x45
023 YW-12738 TOO MUCH SWEET TALK
024 YW-12739 FREE, FREE 70955x45
April 1957 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – T. Tommy
025 MB-9654 I SAW YOU, I SAW YOU Dot 45-15576
026 MB-9655 BYE, BYE LOVE 45-15576
027 MB-9656 LET ME BE THE ONE 45-15663
September 1957 Nashville, TN – T. Tommy
028 MB-10141 SILVER BOX 45-15663
7 January 1960 RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN – T. Tommy
029 THE LAST LONG MILE Everest 19330
030 THE FUNERAL  19330
1962 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – T. Tommy Cutrer (+Merry Melody Singers. Producer: Shelby Singleton, Jr.)
031 YW-23399/PS-1270  I DIDN'T HURT AS MUCH Philips 40010
032 YW-23400/PS-1271  THE GREEN DOOR Philips 40010
033 YW-23401/PS-1272  YES I KNOW  unissued
8 February 1965 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – T. Tommy Cutrer
034 NCO-82528/ZSP-133833 THE LAWMAN 4-43267
035 NCO-82529/ZSP-133834 THE OLD PROSPECTOR 4-43267
1970 unknown – T. Tommy Cutrer
036 BARTENDER POUR THE WINE Chaparral 101/102
037 THE ROSE Chaparral 101/102
1972 poss. Singleton Sound Studio, 3106 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN – T. Tommy Cutrer
038 711-2088 THE SCHOOL BUS Plantation PL-96/Charly CR 30118 OMNI-124
039 LITTLE MEXICALI ROSE PL-96
1976 unknown – T. Tommy Cutrer
040 SPARKY Fraternity NO. 3399
041 ONE STEP BACK Fraternity NO. 3399
1970s? unknown – T. Tommy
042 4690-1 THE GLORYLAND MARCH Big M 4690
043 4690-2 JUST AS I AM Big M 4690
1970s? unknown – T. Tommy (Producer: Jim Baker)
044 YOU SURE DO WASH A LOT Oak Ridge OR 0001
045 ONE PIECE AT A TIME Oak Ridge OR-0001
 




SINGLES
RCA Victor (1953)
47-5327 Baby, You're The Only One / Little Hoo-Wee – 06-53 T.Tommy
Abbott (1954)
152 Mexico Gal / Wonderful World – 02-54
165 You're Not the Girl for Me / Why Should I Cry – 05-54
Mercury (1955-56)
70570-X45 Jesus Saved Me Anyway / There’ll Be Joy, Joy In Heaven - 02-55  T. Tommy 
70571-X45 Dear Mom, I’m Thinking Of You / The Farmer And The Lord - 02-55  T.Tommy
70623-X45 Get Your Reservations / The Salvation Is Free - 55
70688x45 Thank You, Lord / Gospel Boogie - 55
70744x45 Lookin‘ For A City / Help Me, Lord - 55
70809x45 Come, Sweet Chariot / (I;m Gonna) Sing And Shout – 03-56 T.Tommy and The Chanters
70955x45 Free Free / Going Walking - 23-08-56
Dot (1957) T. Tommy
45-15576 I Saw You, I Saw You / Bye, Bye Love – 06-57
45-15663 Let Me Be The One / Silver Box - 10-57
Everest (1959)
19330 The Last Long Mile / The Funeral – 02-60 (rev. Feb. 29)
Philips (1962)
40010 The Green Door / I Didn't Hurt As Much – 04-62
Columbia (1965)
4-43267 The Lawman / The Old Prospector – 04-04-65
Chaparral (1970)
101/102 Bartender Pour The Wine / The Rose - 70
Plantation (1972)
PL-96 The School Bus / Little Mexicali Rose – 73
Fraternity (1976)
No. 3399 Sparky / One Step Back - 76
Big ”M” (1970s?)
4690 The Gloryland March / Just As I Am – 7-?
Oak Ridge (1970s?)
OR-0001 You Sure Do Wash A Lot  / One Piece At A Time – 7-? 

TRANSCRIPTIONS DISCS
United States Air Force - Country Music Time Show # 220: Mighty Happy Man;  Big Daddy’s Alabama Bound;  I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry [Buddy Hall]; Just A Closer Walk With Thee – 62 (MX: GXTV 80036)
U.S. Air Force - Country Music Time Show # 235: Walk On Boy; Bool Weevil;  I Can’t Help It [Buddy Hall]; Lonesome Road Blues - 62
U.S. Air Force - Country Music Time Show # 253: Milk Cow Blues;  I Didn’t Hurt As Much;  As If I Didn’t Know [Dee Don];  Just A Closer Walk With Thee - 62