Saturday, June 25, 2016

Chickie Williams



Jessie Wanda Crupe, *13-02-1919 Bethany, WV, +18-11-2007
2nd version
by Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS
December 1947 Cleveland Recording Studio, Cleveland, OH – Chickie Williams (+ Jimmie Hutchison [banjo], Joey Black [steel] + unknown musicians)
001 BEYOND THE SUNSET Wheeling DW 1001 /CD 9055
002 BRIGHT  RED HORIZON DW 1001/CD 9055
BRONCO BUSTER CD 9055 HISTORICAL JEWELS BY VARIOUS FEMALE COUNTRY JEWELS (GER, 2000)
1949 James M. Black Studio, Wheeling, WV – Doc, Chickie and Cy Williams
003 RED WING DW 1008/WLP 1542
1950 Cleveland Recording Studio, Cleveland, OH – Chickie Williams
004 (PLEASE) WHISPER THROUGH THE STARS DW 1005
005 WE’D BETTER SAY GOODBYE  DW 1005
25/26 November 1951 Cleveland Recording Studio, Cleveland, OH – Chickie Williams, *and Doc Williams
006 THIS LITTLE ROSARY DW 1004
007 SWEET HOUR OF PRAYER DW 1004
008 FIREFLY WALTZ* DW 1009/WLP 9001
22/23 July 1952 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewester Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Chickie Williams
009 GOD BLESS AND KEEP YOU AGAIN DW 1012
010 WHIPPOORWILL VALLEY DW 1012
22 September 1952 James M. Black Studio, Wheeling, WV – Doc and Chickie Williams
011 ONE HEART, ONE LIFE  DW 1017/WLP 9001
21 October 1954 James M. Black Studio, Wheeling, WV – Chickie Williams
012 STORM (TWO OLD PALS) –narration- DW 1019
013 WINTERTIME IN MAINE  DW 1019
21 November 1954 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewester Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Doc and  Chickie Williams
014 POLKA DOTS AND POLKA DREAMS DP 5001 WLP 5001
1955 James M. Black Studio, Wheeling, WV - Doc and Chickie Williams (Doc Williams [vcl/gt], Carl Gay [el gt], Bob Gay [rh gt], Raymond Couture [banjo], Harold Gay [steel], Bill Callahan [bass], Cy Williams [fiddle])           
015 NIGHT WIND WALTZ DW 1007/WLP 9001 CD-WR-505
16 June 1955  James M. Black Studio, Wheeling, WV – Doc and Chickie Williams
016 PITTSBURGH POLKA  DW 1023 K1431/LP 2
1 December 1958 James M. Black Studio, Wheeling, WV – Doc and Chickie Williams
017 END OF THE TRAIL Quality K1834/WLP 9001
1959 WWVA Studios, Wheeling, WV – Chickie Williams
018 BEYOND THE SUNSET/SHOULD YOU GO FIRST AND I REMAIN Wheeling WLP 4001 
019 LITTLE JOE Wheeling WLP 4001 
020 WHERE THE SILVERY COLORADO WENDS ITS WAY Wheeling WLP 4001 
021 MY MOTHERS PICTURE Wheeling WLP 4001 
022 THE PICTURE TURNED TOWARD THE WALL Wheeling WLP 4001 
023 LITTLE ROSEWOOD CASKET WLP 4001
024 IN THE BAGGAGE COACH AHEAD Wheeling WLP 4001 
025 DOWN ON THE OLD PLANTATION Wheeling WLP 4001 
026 FADED OLD LOVE LETTERS Wheeling WLP 4001 
027 FALLEN LEAF Wheeling WLP 4001 
028 THE PARLOR IS A PLEASANT PLACE Wheeling WLP 4001 
2 August 1960 Doc Williams Studio, Wheeling, WV – Doc and Chickie Williams
029 SR 5004 OH MY HAPPY HEART Nashville NV 5025 EP 5001/Wheeling WLP 5001   CD-WR-808
29 September 1960 Doc Williams Studio, Wheeling, WV – Doc and Chickie Williams
030 THE LAST MILE OF THE WAY Wheeling EP 5001/WLP 5001  
031 PETAL FROM A FADED ROSE Wheeling EP 5001WLP 5001  
June 1962 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Chickie Williams
032 WHEN I’M GONE YOU’LL SOON FOFGET DW 1031/LP 8282
033 I’M DRIFTING BACK TO DREAMLAND  DW 1031/LP 8282
Summer 1963 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Chickie Williams
034 WHIPPOOR-WILL VALLEY Wheeling WLP 8001 
035 LITTLE OLD LOCKET OF GOLD Wheeling WLP 8001 
036 I’M TYING THE LEAVES Wheeling WLP 8001
037 WINTERTIME IN MAINE Wheeling WLP 8001 
038 LETTER EDGED IN BLACK Wheeling WLP 8001 
039 MAY WE ALL MEET AGAIN Wheeling WLP 8001 
040 WHEN YOUR HAIR HAS TURNED TO SILVER Wheeling WLP 8001
041 GYPSY’S WARNING Wheeling WLP 8001 
042 SINCE MY MOTHER’S DEAD AND GONE Wheeling WLP 8001
043 ROCKING ALONE IN AN OLD ROCKING CHAIR Wheeling WLP 8001
044 GALWAY BAY Wheeling WLP 8001 
045 ‘NEATH THE OLD OLIVE TREE Wheeling WLP 8001 
Summer 1965 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Doc and Chickie Williams
046 YOUR FATHER IS ALWAYS AT HOME WLP 2542 OHCD 4008 CD-WR-70
047 I'M SEARCHING FOR HIS GRAVE WLP 2542  
048 LET ME REST BENEATH THE PINES WLP 2542 
049 WHEN THE BEES GO BUZZIN' ALONG WLP 2542 CD-WR-808 
050 DOWN AT THE OLD VILLAGE STORE WLP 2542  
8 July 1965 Mills Studio, East Sparta, OH  – Doc and Chickie Williams
051 PRISONER AT THE BAR WLP 2542  
052 BROKEN VOWS WLP 2542 
053 MARY DEAR WLP 2542  
054 I'M JUST GOING DOWN TO THE GATE WLP 2542  
9 July 1965 Mills Studio, East Sparta, OH  – Doc and Chickie Williams
055 WILLY ROY (THE CRIPPLED BOY) WLP 2542  
056 I'M WATCHING THE TRAIN PASSING BY WLP 2542  
057 SPRINGTIME IN THE ROCKIES  unissued
20 October 1966 RCA Victor Studio, Toronto, Ontario, CAN – Doc and Chickie Williams
058 I HEAR A RAINBOW 1034/WLP 5151
9 September 1967 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Chickie Williams
059 I’LL TAKE YOU HOME AGAIN KATHLEEN Wheeling WLP 2313 
060 I HAVE KNOWN Wheeling WLP 2313 
061 DON’T MAKE ME GO TO BED Wheeling WLP 2313 
062 WHISPER THRU THE STARS Wheeling WLP 2313 
063 GOD SENT MY LITTLE GIRL Wheeling WLP 2313 
064 M-O-T-H-E-R Wheeling WLP 2313 
065 I’M JUST DRIFTWOOD ON THE RIVER Wheeling WLP 2313 
066 BIRD WITH A BROKEN WING Wheeling WLP 2313 
11 September 1967 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Chickie Williams
067 LULLABY FOR BABY Wheeling 1038/WLP 2313 
068 NORTHWINDS Wheeling 1038/WLP 2313 
069 LET’S PRETEND Wheeling WLP 2313 
070 IN THE BLUE CANADIAN ROCKIES Wheeling WLP 2313  
18 September 1970 Jack Clement Recording Studio, 3102 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN – Doc and Chickie Williams
071 A BEAUTIFUL PICTURE  WLP 9292
6 March 1972 Jamboree Recording Studio, Wheeling WV – Doc Williams [1], Chickie Williams [2], Dapper Dan Martin [3])
072 HE SAID HE HAD A FRIEND -1-2  WLPS 1972 
073 JOHN AND MARSHA -2-3 WLPS 1972 
7 March 1972 Jamboree Recording Studio, Wheeling WV – Chickie Williams
074 FOUR IN THE MORNING   WLPS 1972 
8 March 1972 Jamboree Recording Studio, Wheeling WV – Doc Williams [1], Chickie Williams [2])
075 THE WHIPPOORWILL SONG  -1-2  WLPS 1972 CD-WR-808
076 ZEB TURNEY’S GAL -2 WLPS 1972 
14 September 1972 Fred Carter, Jr. Studio, Goodletsville, TN – Doc and Chickie Williams
077 HE SAID HE HAD A FRIEND  1047/WLPS 1972 
078 PLEASE CALL MY NAME unissued
Chickie Williams recorded after 1972, some info in singles and albums list (see also Doc Williams)

ALBUMS

Wheeling WLP-4001 Chickie Williams Sings The Old Songs: Beyond The Sunset Should You Go First And I Remain(Reading); Little Joe; In The Baggage Coach Ahead; Down On The Old Plantation; Where The Silvery Colorado Wend Its Way; My Mother’s Picture; Fallen Leaf; Faded Old Love Letters; The Parlor Is A Pleasant Place; The Picture Turned Toward The Wall; Little Rosewood Casket – 59
Wheeling WLP-8001 Fireside Songs: Whippoor-Will Valley; Little Old Locket Of Gold; I’m Tying The Leaves; Wintertime In Maine; Letter Edged In Black; May We All Meet Again; When Your Hair Has Turned To Silver; Gypsy’s Warning; Since My Mother’s Dead And Gone; Rocking Alone In An Old Rocking Chair; Galway Bay; ‘Neath The Old Olive Tree - 63
Wheeling WLP-2542 Doc And Chickie Williams Sing Together:  Echo Of The North;  Down At The Old Village Store;  Let Me Rest Beneath The Pines; When The Bees Go Buzzin' Along; I'm Searching For His Grave;  Your Father Is Always At Home;  I'm Watching The Train Passing By;  Mary Dear;  Willy Roy (The Crippled Boy);  I'm Just Going Down To The Gate;  Prisoner At The Bar;  Broken Vows  - 66 w. Doc Williams                                                       
Wheeling WLP-1313/WLPS-2313 From Out Of The Beautiful Hills Of West Virginia: Lullaby For Baby; I’ll Take You Home Again Kathleen; I Have Known; Let’s Pretend; Don’t Make Me Go To Bed; Whisper Thru The Stars; Northwinds; God Sent My Little Girl; M-O-T-H-E-R; I’m Just Driftwood On The River; Bird With A Broken Wing; In The Blue Canadian Rockies - 67
DOXX CLP-2001 Just A Melody Of Love: Just A Melody; Crepe On The Little Cabin Door; Snowbird; Country Roads; The Worlds Meanest Mother; Maytime; Take Me Back To Renfro Valley; Springtime In The Rockies; One Has My Name; A Evening Prayer – ca 74
GW 103 Full Circle: He Said He Had A Friend; Lonely; The Tie That Binds; Tragic Romance; Flower From The Fields Of West Virginia; How Great Thou Art; Just An Old Fashioned Locket; The Coupon Song; I’m Going From The Cottonfields; There Are Times When I Am Lonely; Sweet Fern; Thank You For My New Deal – 78 w. Doc Williams
Wheeling WLP-1984 Doc N’ Chickie It’s Our Anniversary: It’s Our Anniversary; Dr. Johnson; I Here’s Only One Love In A Lifetime; Pick Pretty Flowers; Where Is My Daddy; Tie Me To Your Apron Strings Again; Here Comes The Fiddle; Have I Told You Lately (That I Love You); When The Bees Are In The Hive; I Told You So; A Million Memories; I Wish I Was Eighteen Again - 84 w. Doc Williams (Doc Williams [vcl/ac gt], Chickie Williams [vcl], Ray Couture [ld gt], Bob Dunn [dobro], Dennis Fitzpatrick [bass gt], Don Hoard [drums], Bill Guest [fiddle/piano/clarinet], Marion Wartin [accordion])
Wheeling VR-CD-404-92 Golden Years Collection: .[Chickie Williams – Sings For The Quiet Hours]: Say A Little Prayer (for My Daddy Over There); There's A Gold Mine In The Sky; That's My Paradise; Carolina Moon; I Wouldn't Trade The Silver; There's A Home In Wyomin'; All Dressed Up And Lonely; Bright Red Horizon; My Mother's Old Sunbonnet; Cowboy's Meditation; We'd Better Say Goodbye;  Two Little Girls In Blue; [Doc Williams – Sings All New Country Originals]:  Nicholas MacAfee; Look In The Book; I Just Want To Do What You Want To Do; Crying Over You; Traveling Blues; School Days; Take It Easy;.My America; You're Always There; I Hear Those Bells Again; She's My One And Only; Fifty Years Of Family and Friends – 93 (also as two cassettes CA-10-CW-92 and CA-20-DW-92)


SINGLES
Wheeling  (1949-)
1001 Beyond The Sunset / Bright Red Horizon – 11-49 (rev. Nov. 26)
1004 This Little Rosary / Sweet Hour Of Prayer
1005 Whisper Thru The Stars / We'd Better Say Goodbye
1012 God Bless And Keep You Tonight / Whippoorwill Valley – w. Doc Williams
1019 Wintertime In Maine / Storm
1023 Pittsburgh Polka (w. Doc Williams) / Joe's In The Dough (Doc Williams) – 55
1026 Used To You (w. Doc Williams) / Old Ladies Home (Doc Williams) – 57
1031 I'm Drifting Back To Dreamland /  When I'm Gone You'll Soon Forget – 04-62
1038 Lullabye For Baby / Northwinds
1047 He Said He Had A Friend / Happy Days Long Ago -  72 w. Doc Williams
Doxx 1049 World’s Meanest Mother / Northwind - 74
1050 Beyond The Sunset / As Long As You Love Me
 

Applegate And Co / Bob Applegate



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS

1976 GDS Productions Mobile Unit - Applegate And Co. (Bob Applegate [vcl/ld gt/mandolin], Bill Harlan [gt], Dick Applegate [banjo], Dave Wallace [bass])
001 Intro GDS 2031  
002 DIXIELAND GDS 2031  
003 RED HAIRED BOY GDS 2031  
004 SALT CREEK GDS 2031  
005 IN MY DREAMS GDS 2031  
006 BE PREPARED GDS 2031  
007 RAWHIDE GDS 2031  
008 WHITE FREIGHTLINER GDS 2031  
009 GEORGIA ROSE GDS 2031  
010 THANK YOU SONG GDS 2031  
011 THEME TIME GDS 2031  
012 TAKE HIM IN GDS 2031  
013 ROCKY TOP GDS 2031 
21 October 1977 [live] The Other Side, Peorie Heights, IL - Applegate And Co. (Bob Applegate [vcl/ld gt/mandolin], Bill Harlan [gt], Dick Applegate [banjo], Dave Wallace [bass])
01301 OX DRIVER GDS 771152
01302 LAST THING ON MY MIND GDS 771152
01303 DEPUTY DALTON GDS 771152  
01304 STARS GDS 771152  
01305 REUBEN'S TRAIN GDS 771152
01306 TRAVELIN' PRAYER GDS 771152  
01307 BLACK ROCK TURNPIKE GDS 771152  
01308 COMIN' HOME TO JESUS GDS 771152  
01309 ANGIE GDS 771152  
01310 SOUVENIRS GDS 771152
01311 COAL TATTOO GDS 771152 
1979 GDS Productions Mobile Unit – Bob Applegate ( Bob Applegate [vcl/gt], Davie Ziegele [slide gt], Suzy Bogguss [hmny vcl])
B01 SUNWHEEL DANCE GDS 791136
B02 MY RAG GDS 791136
B03 BLACK MOUNTAIN RAG GDS 791136
B04 SITTIN' ON TOP OF THE WORLD GDS 791136
B05 A TO Z BLUES IN D GDS 791136
B06 DALLAS RAG GDS 791136
B07 SATISFIED MIND GDS 791136
B08 SE LO MACORGO GDS 791136
B09 BACH CHORALE GDS 791136
B10 SONG FOR CANADA GDS 791136
B11 BOB'S TUNE GDS 791136
B12 TIMES A GETTIN' HARD GDS 791136

ALBUMS

GDS GDS-2031 Applegrass: Intro;  Dixieland;  Red Haired Boy;  Salt Creek;  In My Dreams;  Be Prepared;  Rawhide;  White Freightliner;  Georgia Rose;  Thank You Song;  Theme Time;  Take Him In;  Rocky Top – 76
GDS 771152 Live: Ox Driver; Last Thing On My Mind; Deputy Dalton;  Stars;  Reuben's Train; Travelin' Prayer;  Black Rock Turnpike;  Comin' Home To Jesus;  Angie;  Souvenirs; Coal Tattoo – 77
GDS 791136 Satisfied Mind: Sunwheel Dance;  My Rag;  Black Mountain Rag;  Sittin' On Top Of The World;  A To Z Blues In D;  Dallas Rag;  Satisfied Mind;  Se Lo Macorgo;  Bach Chorale;  Song For Canada;  Bob's Tune;  Times A Gettin' Hard – 80 Bob Applegate

Blue Steel



By Praguefrank, Milos Holecek

SESSIONS
2015 unknown – Blue Steel (Dave Matheny, Nathaniel Linger, Justin Riffle, Molly Riffle, Logan Matheny,  Leanne Dotson)
001 IT’S NOT WEST VIRGINIA
002 ONE WAY TRACK
003 FEELING OF LIFE
004 CALIFORNIA DREAMING
005 THIS IS MY SON
006 NINE POUND HAMMER
007 THE FLOOD
008 WARM KENTUCKY SUNSHINE
009 YOUR TOWN SHUFFLE
010 BE THOU MY VISIO
011 BLUE NIGHT
Tracks above issued on album Blue Steel

2019 unknown – Blue Steel (Leanne Dotson [vcl], Justin Riffle [vcl/gt],  Dave Matheny [banjo], Nate Linger [vcl/mandolin])
012 BRANDY
013 PLACES IN THE SUN
014 HAVING THE TIME OF MY LIFE
015 HAPPY TOGETHER
016 MY WEST VIRGINIA
017 EVEN THE HEAVENS WEEP
018 NOBODY RIDES TRAINS ANYMORE
019 WISH YOU WERE HERE
020 MIRROR MIRROR
021 I CAN'T WAIT TO GET THERE
022 SWEET DREAMS
023 RED LETTER DAY
024 NOBODY RIDES TRAINS ANYMORE (REPRISE)
Tracks above issued on album Nobody Rides Trains Anymore
 

ALBUMS

Blue Steel ? Blue Steel: It’s Not West Virginia;  One Way Track;  Feeling of Life;  California Dreaming;  This Is My Son;  Nine Pound Hammer;  The Flood;  Warm Kentucky Sunshine; Your Town Shuffle;  Be Thou My Visio; Blue Night (Bonus Track) – 11-04-16

EGOT Music Group? Nobody Rides Trains Anymore: Brandy; Places in the Sun; Having the Time of My Life; Happy Together; My West Virginia; Even the Heavens Weep; Nobody Rides Trains Anymore; Wish You Were Here; Mirror Mirror; I Can't Wait to Get There; Sweet Dreams; Red Letter Day; Nobody Rides Trains Anymore (Reprise) – 07-02-20