Friday, January 22, 2021

Brother Boys

 
2nd version
By Praguefrank
SESSIONS         

September 1988 Classic Recording Studio, Bristol, VA - Brother Boys (Eugene Wolf [vcl], Eddie Lynn Snodderly [vcl/gt/mandolin], Gary J. Smith [bass], Phil Leonard [drums/percussion] + Ricky Hicks [steel], John Smith [el bass], Robert Crigger [piano]. Producer: Eddie Lynn Snodderly)
001 WANNA WANNA WANNA NH 1101  NHD 1101
002 BLUE FROM NOW ON NH 1101  NHD 1101
003 BLACK FIFTY FORD NH 1101  
004 (YOU'VE GOT THE) LOOK OF A PERFECT DIAMOND NH 1101 NHD 1101
005 MY SHOES KEEP WALKING BACK TO YOU NH 1101  NHD 1101
006 TOWN THAT NEVER SLEEPS NH 1101 NHD 1101
007 GREAT ATOMIC POWER NH 1101
008 JORDAN AM A HARD ROAD TO TRAVEL NH 1101 NHD 1101
009 THE FIRST TIME NH 1101 NHD 1101
010 MAJESTIC NH 1101  NHD 1101
011 I'M NO LONGER IN YOUR HEART NH 1101  NHD 1101
012 PINTO PONY NH 1101  
013 EVERYBODY WANTS TO GO TO HEAVEN NH 1101  NHD 1101
014 SMALL SOUTHERN TOWN NH 1101 NHD 1101
April 1990 Classic Recording Studio, Bristol, VA - Brother Boys (Eugene Wolf [vcl], Eddie Lynn Snodderly [vcl/gt/mandolin], Gary J. Smith [bass], Phil Leonard [drums/percussion]. Producer: Eddie Lynn Snodderly)
015 THE DIAMOND STREAM NHD 1101
016 LOOSE TALK NHD 1101
017 TANGO TILL YOUR SORE NHD 110
018 TWO MEN NHD 1101
019 BLUE DAYS BLACK NIGHTS NHD 1101
020 LACK FIFTY FORD NHD 1101
021 NICKEL PLATE ROAD NHD 1101
1992 Classic Recording Studio, Bristol, VA - Brother Boys (Eugene Wolf [vcl], Eddie Lynn Snodderly [vcl/gt/dobro],; Gary J. Smith [vcl/bass], Phil Leonard [vcl/snare drum/hi-hat]. Produced: Jerry Douglas)
022 GONNA ROW MY BOAT Sugar Hill SH-CD-3805   
023 I GOT OVER THE BLUES   Sugar Hill SH-CD-3805          
024 KISS THE DREAM GIRL Sugar Hill SH-CD-3805
025 ALONE WITH YOU Sugar Hill SH-CD-3805      
026 TWIST YOU UP Sugar Hill SH-CD-3805        
027 THEN AND ONLY THEN Sugar Hill SH-CD-3805  
028 HOPING THAT YOU'RE HOPING                                            
029 I SEE LOVE Sugar Hill SH-CD-3805          
030 BLUE GUITAR Sugar Hill SH-CD-3805         
031 LITTLE BOX Sugar Hill SH-CD-3805          
032 DARKEST DAY Sugar Hill SH-CD-3805         
033 SATELLITE SHACK Sugar Hill SH-CD-3805     
034 WHAT WILL BE IN THE FIELDS TOMORROW  Sugar Hill SH-CD-3805                                
1995 Fountain Square, Johnson City, TN – Brother Boys (Ed Snodderly [vcl/gt/dobro/fiddle/mandola/harmonica],  Eugene Wolf [vcl], Roger Rasnake [gt], Missy Raines [bass] + Adam Steffey [mandolin], John King [percussion], Southern Railroad [horns]).
035 LET'S SHAKE LOOSE Sugar Hill SH-CD-3844
036 WHAT'S THE CALLING FOR Sugar Hill SH-CD-3844
037 MOONSHINE GRIN Sugar Hill SH-CD-3844
038 BAND BOX Sugar Hill SH-CD-3844
039 THOSE TWO BLUE EYES Sugar Hill SH-CD-3844
040 CAN'T YOU HEAR ME CALLING Sugar Hill SH-CD-3844
041 STRANGE Sugar Hill SH-CD-3844
042 I DON'T CARE IF THE SUN DON'T SHINE  Sugar Hill SH-CD-3844
043 WHEN THE DAY IS DONE Sugar Hill SH-CD-3844
044 TELL ME WHAT YOU WANT ME TO DO Sugar Hill SH-CD-3844
045 DIXIE BLOSSOMS Sugar Hill SH-CD-3844
046 BOY FROM THE COUNTY Sugar Hill SH-CD-3844

ALBUMS
New Hillbilly NH-1101 Brother Boys:
Wanna Wanna Wanna; Blue From Now On; Black Fifty Ford; (You've Got The) Look Of A Perfect Diamond; My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You; Town That Never Sleeps; Great Atomic Power; Jordan Am A Hard Road To Travel; First Time; Majestic; I'm No Longer In Your Heart; Pinto Pony; Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven; Small Southern Town – 88
New Hillbilly NHD-1101 Brother Boys: Wanna Wanna Wanna; Blue From Now On; The Diamond Stream; Majestic; The First Time; Loose Talk; ( You've Got The Look Of A) Perfect Diamond; Tango Till Your Sore; Two Men; Blue Days Black Nights; Town That Never Sleeps; My Shoes Keep On Waking Back To You; lack Fifty Ford; Nickel Plate Road; I'm No Longer In Your Heart; Jordan Am A Hard Road To Travel; Small Southern Town; Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven – 11-90
Sugar Hill SH-CD-3805 Plow:  Gonna Row My Boat; I Got Over The Blues;  Kiss The Dream Girl; Alone With You; Twist You Up;Then And Only Then; Hoping That You're Hoping; I See Love; Blue Guitar; Little Box; Darkest Day; Satellite Shack; What Will Be In The Fields Tomorrow – 07-08-92     
Sugar Hill  SH-CD-3844  Presley's Grocery: Let's Shake Loose; What's The Calling For; Moonshine Grin; Band Box; Those Two Blue Eyes; Can't You Hear Me Calling; Strange; I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine;  When The Day Is Done; Tell Me What You Want Me To Do; Dixie Blossoms; Boy From The County – 13-09-95

Dr. Humphrey Bate (and His Possum Hunters )

 *25-05-1875 Castalian Springs, TN, + 12-06-1936
By Tony Russell, Thieu Van DeVorst
SESSIONS

3 March 1928 Atlanta, GA – Dr. Humphrey Bate and His Possum Hunters (Dr. Humphrey Bate [vcl-7/calls-8/harmonica-6],  Staley Walton [gt], Walter Ligget [vcl-9/calls-10/banjo], Oscar Albright [bass], Oscar Stone [fiddle-1/calls-2], W.J. (Bill) Barret [vcl-4/fiddle-3/calls-5],  ? band [vcl-11], ? [calls-12])
001 AT-354  BILLY IN THE LOW GROUND -1,5  Brunswick 239/ JSP 77100 JSP 77171
002 AT-358*/9  EIGHT OF JANUARY -3,12    Brunswick 239/LP 541 CO-CD-3521 JSP 77171
003 AT-360/1*  HOW MANY BISCUITS CAN YOU EAT -6,7,11    Brunswick 232/ US-0226
004 AT-362*/3  HAM BEATS ALL  MEAT -6,7,11    Vocalion 5238/LP 531 US-0226
005 AT-364*/5  GOIN‘ UP-TOWN -1,8,10   Brunswick 232/ JSP 77100 JSP 77171
006 AT-366/7*  THROW THE OLD COWN OVER THE FENCE -3,12 Vocalion 5238/LP 541 CO-CD-3521 JSP 77171
007 AT-368*/9  GREEN BACKED DOLLAR BILL  -1  Brunswick 275/LP 541 CO-CD-3521 JSP 77100
008 AT-370/1*  MY WIFE DIED SATURDAY NIGHT -6,7    Brunswick 271/LP 541 CO-CD-3521 JSP 77171
009 AT-372/3*  DILL PICKLE RAG  -1,6  Brunswick 243
010 AT-374/5*  TAKE YOUR FOOT OUT OF THE MUD AND PUT IT IN THE SAND    -2,6 Brunswick 243/LP 549 JSP 77171
011 AT-376/7*  OLD JOE -1,5,11    Brunswick 271/LP 1033
012 AT-378/9*  RUN, NIGGER, RUN -4,6,9    Brunswick 275
* master
COUNTY LP 531 OLDTIME STRINGBAND CLASSICS 1927/1933 (1975); COUNTY LP 541 THE EARLY STRINGBANDS VOL.1 (1976); ROUNDER LP 1033 TENNESSEE STRINGS (1979); COUNTY LP 549 OLDTIME HARMONICA CLASSICS (1991); TRIKONT US-0226 BLACK AND WHITE HILLBILLY MUSIC  1920/1930 (GER, 1996); COUNTY CO-CD-3521 NASHVILLE EARLY STRINGBANDS VOL.1 (2000); JSP 77100 MOUNTAIN FROLIC RARE OLD TIMEY (UK, 2007, 4CD); JSP 77171 COUNTRY FIDDLE (UK, 2013, 4CD)

SINGLES
Brunswick
232 How Many Biscuits Can You Eat /  Goin‘ Up-Town
239 Billy In The Low Ground / Eight Of January
243 Dill Pickle Rag / Take Your Foot Out Of The Mud And Put It In The Sand
271 My Wife Died Saturday Night / Old Joe
275 Green Backed Dollar Bill / Run, Nigger, Run
Vocalion
5238 Ham Beats All  Meat / Throw The Old Cown Over The Fence

Oscar L. Coffey

 By Tony Russell, Thieu Van DeVorst
SESSIONS

8 February 1928 Gennett Recording Studio, Starr Piano Company Building, Whitewater Gorge Park, Richmond, In  -  Oscar L. Coffey
001 G13428  STAY ALL NIGHT AND DON‘T GO HOME  rejected
9 May 1928 Gennett Recording Studio, Starr Piano Company Building, Whitewater Gorge Park, Richmond, In  -  Oscar L. Coffey
002 G13787-A THE BOLD KNIGHT'S OF LABOR rejected
003 G13788-A HE NEVER CAME BACK  rejected
004 G13789-A I'LL BE ALL SMILES TONIGHT   rejected
005 G13790-A  AMBER TRESSES TIED IN BLUE rejected
006 G13791-A,B FLITTING AWAY  rejected
007 G13792-B POOR, BUT A GENTLEMAN STILL Gennett 6496  Supertone 9306
008 G13793-A LITTLE BLACK MUSTACHE  rejected
009 G13794  FAR BACK IN MY CHILDHOOD 6481
010 G13795  MY DEAR OLD MOUNTAIN HOME   6481 15523 Supertone 9306 9325/JSP 77130
011 G13796-A SIX FEET OF EARTH MAKES US ALL ONE SIZE  6496 15523 Supertone 9325/JSP 77130
JSP 77130 GENNETT OLDTIME MUSIC (UK, 2010, 4CD)


SINGLES
Gennett
6481 Far Back In My Childhood / My Dear Old Mountain Home - 28
6496 Poor, But A Gentleman Still Gennett / Six Feet Of Earth Makes Us All One Size - 28
Champion
15523 My Dear Old Mountain Home / Six Feet Of Earth Makes Us All One Size  -  as by Barney Dunroe
Supertone
9306 Poor, But A Gentleman Still / My Dear Old Mountain Home  as by Dick Mees
9325 My Dear Old Mountain Home / Six Feet Of Earth Makes Us All Of One Size – as by Oscar Fox



Tommy Whitmer's Band

 By Tony Russell, Thieu Van DeVorst
SESSIONS
16 September 1930 Gennett Recording Studio, Starr Piano Company Building, Whitewater Gorge Park, Richmond, In – Tommy Whitmer‘s Band (Tommy Whitmer [fiddle], Earl Nossinger [gt], Enos Gossett [gt], Pete Woods [banjo]
001 17044  FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN  Champion 16160 Supertone 9776 Superior 2519/JSP 77130
002 G17047  KENTUCKY LIMIT rejected
003 G17048  GOING TO JAIL Superior 2519
JSP 77130 GENNETT OLTIME MUSIC (UK, 2010, 4CD)


SINGLES
Gennett (1930)
Champion
16160 Fire On The Mountain / [Ted Gossett’s Band]: Eight Of January
Superior
2519 Fire On The Mountain / Going To Jail
Supertone
9776 Fire On The Mountain /[Ted Gossett’s Band]: Eight Of January