Sunday, February 7, 2021

Doug Bine / Dixie Ramblers

 By Tony Russell, Henk Scholts, Thieu Van DeVorst
SESSIONS

22 October 1936 Texas Hotel, San Antonio, TX –  Doug Bine and His Dixie Ramblers (Doug Bine [el steel], Cooper Bennett [gt], Chesley Halbert [tnr banjo], Artice Glenn [vcl/bass], Jimmy Thomason [vcl/fiddle], Cotton Collins [fiddle], Charlie Bickford [piano])
001 BS-02825-1 HOW MANY TIMES Bluebird B-6847/  BACM CD D 582
002 BS-02826-1 RAMBLER‘S STOMP -instr.-  B-6705/String STR 807 BACM CD D 582 PROPERBOX 6
003 BS-02827-1 YES SIR  B-6789/ BACM CD D 582
004 BS-02828-1 WILD -INSTR.- B-6705/ BACM CD D 582
005 BS-02829-1 HI-DE-HI  B-6789/ BACM CD D 582
006 BS-02830-1 USING THAT THING  B-8133/ BACM CD D 582
007 BS-02831-1 OVER SIXTY  B-6677/ BACM CD D 582
008 BS-02832-1 CHINESE HONEYMOON  B-6677/ BACM CD D 582
009 BS-02833-1 STAY ON THE RIGHT SIDE  B-6847/ BACM CD D 582
010 BS-02834-1 ROSELAND WALTZ  B-7039/ BACM CD D 582
STRING STR 807 OPERATIR’S SPECIAL (UK, 1979); PROPER PROPERBOX 6 DOUGHBOYS, PLAYBOYS AND COWBOYS (UK, 1999, 4CD)
11 October 1941 Jefferson Hotel, Dallas, TX – Dixie Ramblers (Jimmy Thomason vcl-1/fiddle, Jake Kolinek gt, Doug Bine steel,  Cooper Bennett vcl-2/bass, Buddy Woody accordion)
011 BS-071168-1 I‘M A DOG HOUSE DADDY -1 Bluebird B-8898  /BACM CD D 582
012 BS-071169-1 I WONDER WHATS THE MATTER -1  B-8978/ BACM CD D 582
013 BS-071170-1 I‘M PUTTUNG YOU OUT OF MY MIND -2 B-9035/ BACM CD D 582
014 BS-071171-1 I HOPE YOU‘RE HAPPY NOW -2 B-9035/ BACM CD D 582
015 BS-071172-1 HES AN ARMY MAN -1 B-8898/ BACM CD D 582
016 BS-071173-1 DANCE AWAY POLKA  B-8978/ BACM CD D 582
 
ALBUMS
BACM [UK] CD D 582 Jimmy Thomason: The Early Years / Recorded 1936-1942: 
[Doug Bine and his Dixie Ramblers:] How Many Times;  Rambler's Stomp (Instr.);  Yes Sir;  Runnin' Wild (Instr.);  You Gotta Hi De Hi;  Using That Thing; Over Sixty; Chinese Honeymoon; Stay On The Right Side Sister;  Roseland Melody; [Dixie Ramblers:]  I'm A Dog House Daddy;  I Wonder What's the Matter;  I'm Putting You Out Of My Mind; I Hope You're Happy Now; He's An Army Man; Dance Away Polka  (Instr.); [Modern Mountainers:]  At The End Of The Lane; Workin' At The Wrong Keyhole; Bad Blues; Modern (Instr.); [Sunshine Boys:] Pipe Liner Blues;  Lay Me Down Beside My Darling; I'm Checking Out;  Women Are My Weakness; [Shelton Brothers:]  I'll Never Get Drunk Anymore;  Weary;  [Slim Harbert and His OKeh Boys:] Brown Bottle Blues – 12-17


SINGLES
Bluebird (1941) Doug Bine and His Dixie Ramblers, [1] Dixie Ramblers
B-6677 Over Sixty / Chinese Honeymoon -11-36
B-6705 Rambler‘s Stomp / Wild – 12-36
B-6789 Yes Sir / Hi-De-Hi – 02-37
B-6847 How Many Times / Stay On The Right Side – 03-37
B-7039 Roseland Waltz / [Phil Napoleon] – 07-37
B-8133 Using That Thing / [Tune Wranglers] – 05-39
B-8898 I'm A Dog House Daddy / He's An Army Man – 12-41 [1]
B-8978 Dance Away Polka /  I Wonder What's The Matter – 04-42 [1]
B-9035 I'm Putting You Out Of My Mind /  I Hope You're Happy Now – ca 07-42 [1]



Kenny Orts

 By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
also member of Lost Wolf
2007 Cherry Ridge Studio, Floresville, TX – Kenny Orts (Kenny Orts [vcl/bass], Kenny Grimes [gt], Kenny Grohman [steel], John Stacy [drums], Jason Roberts [fiddle], John Michael Whitby [keyboards/ piano], Rondal Huckaby [piano])
001 IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN KO 13-9  
002 IF I HAD YOU KO 13-9  \
003 THE LOSER KO 13-9 MMCD 338
004 SMALL TOWN TALK KO 13-9  
005 ANYONE LEFT TO TREAT HER RIGHT KO 13-9
006 WHISKEY RIVER KO 13-9 MMCD 342
007 EMPTY GLASS KO 13-9
008 I CAN'T HELP MYSELF KO 13-9  
009 MAGIC OF MAMA'S TOUCH KO 13-9  
010 LOVING AND LIVING KO 13-9
011 I DON'T KNOW WHY KO 13-9   
MR MUSIC MMCD 338 MR MUSIC COUNTRY 09 2007 (SWE, 2007); MR MUSIC MMCD 342 COUNTRY VOLUME 01 2008 (SWE, 2008)
2020 unknown, TX – Kenny Orts (+ No Chance)
012 MY HOMETOWN
013 FEBRUARY BABY
014 LEARNING TO LIVE WITHOUT YOU
015 YOU'RE STILL ON MY MIND
016 WE CAN WORK IT OUT
017 MY LITTLE MAN
018 STRANGERS ON THE STREET
019 IT'S ONLY CAUSE YOU'RE LONELY
020 THAT GIRL IN DALLAS
021 GOOD OL' TEXAS DANCEHALL
Tracks above issued on album My Hometown


ALBUMS
K.Orts KO13-9 It’s That Time Again:
It's That Time Again; If I Had You; The Loser; Small Town Talk; Anyone Left To Treat Her Right; Whiskey River; Empty Glass; I Can't Help Myself; Magic Of Mama's Touch; Loving And Living; I Don't Know Why – 07
Kenny Orts ? (UPC051497159023) My Hometown:  My Hometown;  February Baby;  Learning to Live Without You;  You're Still on My Mind;  We Can Work It Out; My Little Man; Strangers on the Street; It's Only Cause You're Lonely; That Girl in Dallas; Good Ol' Texas Dancehall – 01-06-20




Joan Herndon

By Thieu Van DeVorst
SESSIONS

1998 Turner-Up Studio, Hermitage, TN – Joan Herndon (Joan Herndon [vcl/steel], Pete Wade [ac/el gt], Kenny Sears [ac gt/fiddle], Johnny Cox [el bass], Randy Hardison [drums/ percussion], Hargus Robbins [keyboards] + Johnny Cox [steel-1]. Producer: Joan Herndon, Johnny Cox)
001 THIS COLD WAR WITH YOU TUR 002
002 JERSEY BOUNCE -1 TUR 002
003 ONE HAS MY NAME TUR 002
004 RED WING TUR 002
005 FRAULEIN TUR 002
006 DON’T TOUCH ME TUR 002
007 BLUE STEEL BLUES -1  TUR 002
008 THE DEEPENING SNOW -1 TUR 002
009 NO ONE WILL EVER KNOW TUR 002
010 CITY LIGHTS TUR 002
011 JOANNIE’S SONG TUR 002
Tracks above issued on album Not Bad For A Girl


ALBUMS
Turner-Up Recording TUR/002 Not Bad For A Girl:
This Cold War With You; Jersey Bounce; One Has My Name; Red Wing; Fraulein; Don’t Touch Me; Blue Steel Blues; The Deepening Snow; No One Will Ever Know; City Lights; Joannie’s Song - 98
 

Jack and Trink (Ruthven)

 Jack Ruthven
Patricia M. Ruthven

By Jim Loessberg
SESSIONS

Ca 1976 (or 1977) Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN/ Gusto Recording Studio, Nashville, TN – Jack and Trink (+ Ray Edenton [rh gt], D├íle McBride [rh gt], Jerry Shook [el gt], Pete Wade [el gt], Lloyd Green [steel], Bob Moore/ Henry Strzelecki [bass], Kenny Malone / Jerry Kroon / Buddy Harman [drums/percussion], Charlie McCoy [harmonica], Hargus "Pig" Robbins [keyboards], Lea Jane Singers, The Nashville Edition [bck vcl]. Producer: Dale McBride)
001 GET BACK TO THE BASICS NSD 48
002 I'VE GOT A BRAND NEW LOVE SONG IN MY HEART NSD 48
003 WALLS P 2661
004 AFTER THE ROSES NSD 12
005 I'M TIRED OF BEING ME NSD 4
006 ORDINARY MAN
007 STRENGTH OF MY WEAKNESS CP 103 P 2661
008 I'M NOT REALLY DRINKIN' [I'M NOT REALLY DRINKING, I'M JUST HOLDING THE CAN *] NSD 61*
009 I CAN'T SEE ME [I CAN’T SEE ME WITHOUT HER*] NSD 12* NSD 61*
010 TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT CP 100
011 I AM COUNTRY MUSIC
012 THERE AIN'T NO WAY  [AIN’T NO WAY OF GETTIN HOME FROM HERE*] P 2672* NSD 4*
Tracks above issued on album Back To Basics
Poss. from sessions above:
013 MORE THAN I CAN SAY  CP 100
014 NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE  CP 103


ALBUMS
Cain Productions no # Jack And Trink Back To Basics:
Get Back To The Basics; I've Got A Brand New Love Song In My Heart; Walls; After The Roses; I'm Tired Of Being Me; Ordinary Man; Strength Of My Weakness; I'm Not Really Drinkin'; I Can't See Me; Take It Or Leave It; I Am Country Music; There Ain't No Way – 76 (or 77)


SINGLES
Cain
CP 100 More Than I Can Say / I Am Country Music – 76 (77) Jack and Trink Ruthven
CP 103 Never Ending Song Of Love / Strength Of My Weakness – 76 (77) Jack and Trink Ruthven
Phono P 2661 Strength Of My Weakness / Walls – 77
Phono P 2672 Ain’t No Way Of Gettin Home From Here / Ain’t No Way Of Gettin Home From Here – 05-78 (promo)
NSD-4 I’m Tired Of Being Me / Ain’t No Way Of Gettin Home From Here – 09-78
NSD-12 After The Roses / I Can’t See Me Without Her – 01-79
NSD-48 Get Back To The Basics / I’ve Got A Brand New Love Song – 80
NSD-61 I'm Not Really Drinking, I'm Just Holding The Can / I Can’t See Me Without Her b – 09-80