Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Frontier Ruckus



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
2006 Russell Industrial Center, Detroit, MI – Frontier Ruckus
001 THE BLOOD
002 DARK AUTUMN HOUR
003 THE BACK-LOT WORLD
004 ROSEMONT
005 JUNE IS OUR MOTHER'S NAME
006 ADIRONDACK AMISH HOLLER
Tracks above issued on EP I Am The Water You Are Pumping
Late 2007/early 2008 Backseat Productions, Ann Arbor, MI – Frontier Ruckus ( David Winston Jones [vcl/gt/ banjo],  Matthew Milia [steel/ gt/ harmonica/ piano/ organ],  Eli Eisman [bass], Ryan "Smalls" Etzcorn [percussion/ saw], Jim Roll [fiddle], Ryan Hay [piano],     Anna Burch [vcl/harmonium /piano], Zachary Nichols [vcl/ trumpet/ saw/ melodica])
007 ANIMALS NEED ANIMALS Quite Scientific QSR 010
008 THE LATTER DAYS Quite Scientific QSR 010
009 WHAT YOU ARE Quite Scientific QSR 010
010 DARK AUTUMN HOUR Quite Scientific QSR 010
011 MOUNT MARCY Quite Scientific QSR 010
012 THE BLOOD Quite Scientific QSR 010
013 BETHLEHEM Quite Scientific QSR 010
014 FOGGY LILAC WINDOWS Quite Scientific QSR 010
015 ORION TOWN 2 Quite Scientific QSR 010
016 THE BACK-LOT WORLD Quite Scientific QSR 010
017 ROSEMONT Quite Scientific QSR 010
018 ORION TOWN 3 Quite Scientific QSR 010
019 ADIRONDACK AMISH HOLLER Quite Scientific QSR 010
020 THE DEEP-YARD DREAM Quite Scientific QSR 010
Summer 2007/Winter 2008  Deep Deep Pink, Lansing, MI – Frontier Ruckus
021 ONE-STORY-CARPORT-HOUSES
022 THE GREAT LAKETOWN
023 ANN ARBORTOWN
024 MOHAWK, NEW YORK
025 DRIVING HOME, CHRISTMAS EVE
026 ABIGAIL
Tracks above issued on EP Way Upstate and the Crippled Summer, pt. 1
April 2009/2010 Backseat Productions, Ann Arbor, MI – Frontier Ruckus (Matthew Milia [vcl/ gt/ harmonica/ steel/ bass / harmonium/ piano], David W. Jones [vcl/ banjo/ dobro/ mandolin/ E-bow],  Anna Burch [vcl/bass], John Krohn,  Ryan "Smalls" Etzcorn [drums/ percussion], Jim Roll [fiddle], Ryan Hay [piano/ organ], Zachary Nichols [vcl/ trumpet/Euphonium/ harmonium/ melodica])
027 NERVES OF THE NIGHTMIND Ramseur RR 3728
028 ONTARIO Ramseur RR 3728
029 SPRINGTERROR Ramseur RR 3728
030 RINGBEARER Ramseur RR 3728
031 SILVERFISHES Ramseur RR 3728
032 THE UPPER ROOM Ramseur RR 3728
033 DOES ME IN Ramseur RR 3728
034 THE TOWER Ramseur RR 3728
035 PONTIAC, THE NIGHTBRINK Ramseur RR 3728
036 HOW COULD I ABANDON? Ramseur RR 3728
037 I DO NEED SAYING Ramseur RR 3728
038 POUR YOUR NIGHTEYES Ramseur RR 3728
April 2009/early 2011 Backseat Productions, Ann Arbor, MI – Frontier Ruckus (Matthew Milia [vcl/gt/ steel/  harmonica], David Jones [vcl/banjo], Ryan "Smalls" Etzcorn [drums/ percussion], Zachary Nichols [brass/singing-saw/  melodica], + Anna Burch [vcl], John Krohn/ Brian Barnes [bass], Ryan Hay [piano/ Hammond organ]. Producer: Frontier Ruckus)
039 MONA AND EMMY
040 WINTER AND THE PREACHER'S DAUGHTER
041 WEEDS AND LIFE AMONG THEM
042 OGALLALA
043 EPIPHANIES AND REVELATIONS
November 2011/March 2012 Backseat Productions, Ann Arbor, MI – Frontier Ruckus (Matthew Milia [vcl/gt/ steel/ harmonia/ piano/ organ], David W. Jones [banjo/ dobro/ bass gt/ organ/ bells],  Brian Barnes/ Jim Roll/ John Hanson [bass gt],  Brennan Andes [bass/ bass gt], Ryan "Smalls" Etzcorn [drums/ bells/ tambourine/ percussion/ hmny vcl], Zachary Nicholas [trumpet/ melodica/ saw/ keyboards/ organ/ horn/ bass gt/ hmny vcl],  Michael Nau,  Anna Burch [hmny vcl]. Producer: Frontier Ruckus)
044 EYELASHES Quite Scientific QSR 038
045 BLACK HOLES Quite Scientific QSR 038
046 THERMOSTAT Quite Scientific QSR 038
047 BIRTHDAY GIRL Quite Scientific QSR 038
048 JUNK-DRAWER SORROW Quite Scientific QSR 038
049 THE BLACK-ICE WORLD Quite Scientific QSR 038
050 I BURIED YOU SO DEEP Quite Scientific QSR 038
051 GRANDUNCLES OF ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY Quite Scientific QSR 038
052 BIKE TRAIL Quite Scientific QSR 038
053 I MET REBECCA Quite Scientific QSR 038
054 ETERNITY OF DIMMING Quite Scientific QSR 038
055 IF THE SUNS COLLAPSE Quite Scientific QSR 038
056 NIGHTMARES OF SPACE Quite Scientific QSR 038
057 SURGERY Quite Scientific QSR 038
058 IF THE SUMMER Quite Scientific QSR 038
059 IN PROTECTION OF SYLVAN MANOR Quite Scientific QSR 038
060 DEALERSHIPS Quite Scientific QSR 038
061 FUNERAL FAMILY FLOWERS Quite Scientific QSR 038
062 OPEN IT UP Quite Scientific QSR 038
063 CAREENING CATALOG IMMEMORIAL Quite Scientific QSR 038
Late 2013/early 2014 High Bias Recordings, Detroit, MI - Frontier Ruckus (Matthew Milia [vcl/gt/ harmonica/ bass gt/ steel/ piano/Moog synthesizer],  David Winston Jones [vcl/ banjo/bass gt], Ryan "Smalls" Etzcorn [drums],  Zachary Nichols [trumpet/ singing-saw/ melodica/ alto horn/ Hammond organ/ keyboards], Anna Burch [vcl]] +  Fred Thomas [drums]. Producer:Frontier Ruckus)
064 THE SPLENDID WORLD Quite Scientific QSR 050
065 BATHROOM STALL HYPNOSIS Quite Scientific QSR 050
066 SAD MODERNITY Quite Scientific QSR 050
067 VERY WELL Quite Scientific QSR 050
068 CRABAPPLES IN THE CENTURY'S STORM Quite Scientific QSR 050
069 DARLING ANONYMITY Quite Scientific QSR 050
070 DOWN IN THE MORNING WE THOUGHT WE'D NEVER LOSE Quite Scientific QSR 050
071 LITTLE HENRIETTA Quite Scientific QSR 050
072 COUNTERFEITS Quite Scientific QSR 050
073 A+W ORANGE AND BROWN Quite Scientific QSR 050
Spring 2016 Nashville, TN – Frontier Ruckus (Matthew Milia [vcl/gt/ steel/ piano/ Lowrey organ], David Jones [vcl/ banjo/ banjo telecaster/ el gt], Zachary Nichols [ trumpet/ musical saw/ melodica/ Lowrey organ/ piano/ keyboards/ alto horn/ clarinet/ French horn/ Optigan], Anna Burch [hmny vcl] + Connor Dodson [bass gt], Ken Coomer [drums/ tambourine/ sleigh bells/ drum samples/ handclaps/ door], Kristin Weber [violin], Austin Hoke [cello]. Producer:Frontier Ruckus and Ken Coomer)
074 VISIT ME
075 GERUNDS
076 27 DOLLARS
077 OUR FLOWERS ARE STILL BURNING
078 POSITIVELY FREAKING
079 SARAH SPRINGTIME
080 SINCE MILFORD
081 GAUCHE
082 NOTHING IS WORKING
083 IF YOU CAN
084 ENTER THE KINGDOM
Tracks above issued on album Enter of The Kingdom


ALBUMS
Quite Scientific QSR 010 The Orion Songbook: Animals Need Animals; The Latter Days; What You Are; Dark Autumn Hour; Mount Marcy; The Blood; Bethlehem; Foggy Lilac Windows; Orion Town 2; The Back-Lot World; Rosemont; Orion Town 3; Adirondack Amish Holler; The Deep-Yard Dream – 06-11-08 (also as part of Lower Peninsula LPR 003)
Ramseur RR 3728 Deadmalls and Nightfalls: Nerves of the Nightmind;  Ontario; Springterror; Ringbearer; Silverfishes; The Upper Room; Does Me In; The Tower; Pontiac, the Nightbrink; How Could I Abandon?; I Do Need Saying; Pour Your Nighteyes - 20-07-10  (also as part of Ramseur RR 2738 and Lower Peninsula LPR 009)
Quite Scientific QSR 038LP/QSR 038 Eternity of Dimming: Eyelashes; Black Holes; Thermostat; Birthday Girl; Junk-Drawer Sorrow; The Black-Ice World; I Buried You So Deep; Granduncles Of St. Lawrence County; Bike Trail; I Met Rebecca; Eternity Of Dimming; If The Suns Collapse; Nightmares Of Space; Surgery; If The Summer; In Protection Of Sylvan Manor; Dealerships; Funeral Family Flowers; Open It Up; Careening Catalog Immemorial – 29-01-13 (double)
Quite Scientific QSR 050 Sitcom Afterlife: The Splendid World; Bathroom Stall Hypnosis; Sad Modernity; Very Well; Crabapples In The Century's Storm; Darling Anonymity; Down In The Morning We Thought We'd Never Lose; Little Henrietta; Counterfeits; A+W Orange And Brown – 11-11-14
Sitcom Universe ? Enter The Kingdom: Visit Me; Gerunds; 27 Dollars; Our Flowers Are Still Burning; Positively Freaking; Sarah Springtime; Since Milford; Gauche; Nothing Is Working; If You Can; Enter the Kingdom – 17-02-17

EPs
Frontier Ruckus no # I Am The Water You Are Pumping: The Blood; Dark Autumn Hour; The Back-Lot World; Rosemont; June Is Our Mother's Name; Adirondack Amish Holler - 07
Lower Peninsula ? Way Upstate and the Crippled Summer, pt. 1: One-Story-Carport-Houses; The Great Laketown; Ann Arbortown; Mohawk, New York; Driving Home, Christmas Eve; Abigail – 09 (also as part of Lower Peninsula LPR 003)
Ramseur ? Way Upstate and the Crippled Summer, pt. 2: Mona And Emmy; Winter And The Preacher's Daughter; Weeds And Life Among Them; Ogallala; Epiphanies And Revelations – 11 (also as part of Ramseur RR 2738 and Lower Peninsula LPR 009)

Jim Connor



*12-06-1938 Gadsden, AL
By Praguefrank, Milos Holecek
SESSIONS  also member of New Kingston trio and John Denver Concert Band, see also Richard and Jim
1974 RCA Victor Studio B, 6363 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA  - Jim Connor, *with John Denver (Jim Connor [vcl/banjo/ harmonica], Steve Young [ld gt], James Burton [gt/ dobro], Emory Gordy [bass], Dennis St. John/ Ron Tutt [percussion], John Sommers [fiddle])
001 BANJO SET* RCA PB 10277/APL1-0874
002 LONG WAY TO HOLLYWOOD RCA APL1-0874
003 NO MO' CANE RCA APL1-0874
004 PARCHMAN FARM RCA APL1-0874
005 THEM POEMS  (ACAPELLA) RCA APL1-0874
006 GRITS AIN'T GROCERIES RCA APL1-0874
007 GRANDMA'S FEATHER BED* RCA PB-10277/APL1-0874
008 WELFARE CHECK RCA APL1-0874
009 MIST ON THE RED ROCKS RCA APL1-0874
010 OL' MONK DANIEL (SONG FOR WAYNE) RCA APL1-0874
011 SAND MOUNTAIN HOLLER RCA APL1-0874
Spring 1977 Tucson, AZ – Jim Connor [1], Jim Connor and His Gang [2],  Twenty Second Street Baptist Church Choir Of Tucson [3], Harold Wright [4] (Producer: Jim Connor)
012 SUNSHINE ON THE SHOULDER -1 Sonlights.. 30964
013 JESUS SHINE IN MY HEART -2 Sonlights.. 30964
000 SHINE MEDLEY -3 Sonlights.. 30964
014 MIST ON THE RED ROCK -2 Sonlights.. 30964
015 GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN -1,3 Sonlights.. 30964
000 HEAVENLY SUNLIGHT -3 Sonlights.. 30964
016 THE BRIGHT AND SHINING LIGHT -1 Sonlights.. 30964
000 SUNSHINE IN MY SOUL -3 Sonlights.. 30964
000 IT'S A DARK WORLD -4 Sonlights.. 30964
000 JESUS IS MY SUNSHINE -3 Sonlights.. 30964
000 YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE ALONE ANYMORE -3 Sonlights.. 30964
017 FINALE:  JESUS SHALL REIGN -3/ BLESS HIS HOLY NAME -2/ HE LIVES TODAY -3 Sonlights.. 30964
For later recordings see incomplete info in albums list



ALBUMS
RCA Victor APL1-0874 Personal Friend Of Arthur Kuykendall, Monk Daniel, And Cluny Rakestraw: Banjo Set (w. John Denver); Long Way To Hollywood; No Mo' Cane; Parchman Farm; Them Poems  (acapella); Grits Ain't Groceries; Grandma's Feather Bed (w. John Denver); Welfare Check; Mist On The Red Rocks; Ol' Monk Daniel (Song For Wayne); Sand Mountain Holler – 75
Sonlights On The Desert 30964 Sonlight On The Desert: Jim Connor : Sunshine On The Shoulder; Jim Connor and His Gang: Jesus Shine In My Heart;  Twenty Second Street Baptist Church Choir Of Tucson: Shine Medley; Jim and His Gang: Mist On The Red Rock; Choir and Jim Connor: Go Tell It On The Mountain; Choir: Heavenly Sunlight; Jim Connor: The Bright And Shining Light; Choir: Sunshine In My Soul; Harold Wright and His Gang: It's A Dark World; Choir: Jesus Is My Sunshine; Choir: You Don't Have To Be Alone Anymore; Finale: Twenty Second Street Baptist Church Choir Of Tucson: Jesus Shall Reign / Jim Connor and His Gang: Bless His Holy Name / Twenty Second Street Baptist Church Choir Of Tucson: He Lives Today – 77
Connor Music? Jewel Of Sand Mountain: (tracks unknown) -
Connor Music? Sampler: (tracks unknown)
Connor Music no # Live: (tracks unknown) - 02
Connor Music no # When All Is Said: On My Way Bacj Home; Pleasure Me Dearly; Uncle Arthur; Grndma’s Feather Bed; Gadsden Blues; Mr. Garfield; Johnson Brothers; Best Woman Singer; Last Of A Dying Bred; Brown Eyed Son; What Are We Gonna Do Now; When All Is Saidl;Shenandoah; The Mist - 02


SINGLES
RCA  Victor
PB 10277 Grandma’s Feather Bed / Banjo Set  - 75

Andy Byron



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
2006-2007 Grand Junction, CO – Andy Byron
001 LUCKY ME
002 FORTY MILES TO SAN ANTONE
003 BUCKAROO
004 MY LITTLE ANGEL
005 MONDAY
006 TOO LATE
007 EVERYDAY
008 NANCY
009 LINDSEY'S SONG
010 SOMEWHERE OR NOWHERE
011 SCOTTY LAD
012 WHITE PICKET FENCE
013 BONUS TRACK
Tracks above issued on album Somewhere or Nowhere
2014 Nashville, TN – Andy Byron (Producer: Rick Chudacoff)
014 DON'T YOU LET IT RAIN
015 THE JOURNEY
016 WHAT IS IT ABOUT YOU
017 AND TO THINK I DON'T DRINK ANYMORE
018 IT AIN'T OVER 'TIL IT'S OVER
019 TEQUILA LAST NIGHT
020 CLEANING HOUSE
021 IT'S OVER
022 YOU GIRL
023 40 MILES TO SAN ANTONE
024 WHAT ARE YOU THINKING RIGHT NOW
025 THINGS ARE BAD
026 CALIFORNIA BLOODLINES
Tracks above issued on album The Journey



ALBUMS
Andy Byron ? (UPC837101400015) Somewhere Or Nowhere: Lucky Me; Forty Miles to San Antone; Buckaroo; My Little Angel; Monday; Too Late; Everyday; Nancy; Lindsey's Song; Somewhere or Nowhere; Scotty Lad; White Picket Fence; Bonus Track - 06-09-07
Andy Byron ? (UPC888295262057) The Journey: Don't You Let It Rain;  The Journey;  What Is It About You;  And to Think I Don't Drink Anymore;  It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over;  Tequila Last Night;  Cleaning House;  It's Over;  You Girl;  40 Miles to San Antone; What Are You Thinking Right Now;  Things Are Bad; California Bloodlines – 08-05-15