Sunday, May 23, 2021

Blue Ridge Hill Billies

 By Tony Russell
SESSIONS

22 June 1936 Hotel Charlotte, 237 West Trade St., Charlotte, NC –  Blue Ridge Hill Billies (Homer Sherrill [fiddle], Everett Watkins [vcl/gt], Kinman McMillar [vcl-1/gt])
001 BS-102808-1 UNCLE NOAH'S ARK -1 Bluebird B-6609    
002 BS-102809-1 WHY DON‘T YOU COME BACK TO ME? B-7070
003 BS-102810-1 THAT THREE POINT TWO -1 B-6609
004 BS-102811-1 THINK OF ME THINKING OF YOU  B-7070        
005 BS-102812-1 BLUE EYES -1 B-6786 Twin FT8316        
006 BS-102813-1 WHEN I WAS A BOY FROM THE MOUNTAINS -1 B-6541    
007 BS-102814-1 LONESOME 1- B-6786    Twin FT8316    
008 BS-102815-1 I LOVE YOU BEST OF ALL -1 B-6541


SINGLES
Bluebird
B-6541 When I Was A Boy From The Mountains / I Love You Best Of All – 09-36
B-6609 Uncle Noah's Ark / That Three Point Two – 11-36
B-6786 Blue Eyes / Lonesome – 01-37  (also on Twin FT 8316)    
B-7070 Why Don‘t You Come Back To Me? / Think Of Me Thinking Of You – 37


P. J. Jackson

 Peter J.Jackson
By Thieu Van De Vorst, Lennart Gustavsson
SESSIONS

1992 Blue Wave Studios, Vancouver, CAN – P.J. Jackson (P.J. Jackson [vcl], Brian Russell [gt], Tom Lavin [gt], Doug Edwards [gt/ bass], Hal Rugg [steel], Rob Hajacos [fiddle], Mike Douchette [harmonica], Tony Dancer [piano], Patricia Conroy, Billy Cowsill [bck vcl]. Producer: Tom Lavin)
001 WALKIN' IN A HARD RAIN SPCD-1178
002 HERE COMES MONDAY MORNING SPCD-1178
003 10,000 YEARS AGO SPCD-1178
004 HAND IN HAND SPCD-1178
005 WEREN'T WE A PAIR SPCD-1178
006 STEP BACK SPCD-1178
007 BACK BREAKIN' SON OF A GUN SPCD-1178
008 WEDDING BAND SPCD-1178
009 WALKIN' TALL SPCD-1178
010 ROSALINDA SPCD-1178  
1994 unknown, CAN – P.J. Jackson
011 LOVE BOOGIE WALK Hillcrest vol. 17 (1994)



ALBUMS
Stony Plain [CAN] SPCD 1178 P.J. Jackson:
Walkin' In A Hard Rain; Here Comes Monday Morning; 10,000 Years Ago; Hand In Hand; Weren't We A Pair; Step Back; Back Breakin' Son Of A Gun; Wedding Band; Walkin' Tall; Rosalinda - 92



Crying Uncle Bluegrass Band

 By Praguefrank
SESSIONS

2018 Pleasant Valley Music, S 1st St & E A St, Dixon, CA – Crying Uncle Bluegrass Band (John Gooding [vcl/gt], Teo Quale [vcl/mandolin], Andrew Osborn [vcl/bass], Miles Quale, [vcl/fiddle])
001 I'LL REMEMBER YOU LOVE IN MY PRAYERS
002 CABIN IN CAROLINE
003 E.M.D.
004 I'VE ENDURED
005 FREEBORN MAN
006 GOSPEL PLOW
007 ROAD TO COLUMBUS
008 RUN, MOLLY, RUN (MOLLY AND TENBROOKS)
009 PLANT SOME FLOWERS BY MY GRAVE
010 SAY YOU'LL STAY IN MY ARMS
011 DAWG PATCH
Tracks above issued on album Crying Uncle
February 2020 Opus Studios, 9th St., Berkeley CA  – Crying Uncle Bluegrass Band (John Gooding [vcl/gt], Teo Quale [vcl/mandolin], Andrew Osborn [vcl/bass], Miles Quale, [vcl/fiddle] + Keith Little [banjo-1], Sharon Gilchrist [mandolin-2], Chad Manning [fiddle-3]. Producer: Keith Little)
012 MONROE BRIDGE
013 YOU'RE GONNA MISS ME WHEN I'M GONE
014 LITTLE ADDY
015 NO DOUBT ABOUT IT -1
016 FIDDLIN' JOE
017 HARTFORD'S REAL -1-2-3
018 WALLS OF TIME
019 I'VE LIVED A LOT IN MY TIME -1
020 I'M NOT SAYIN'
021 DAWG FUNK
022 JUST THIRTEEN STEPS AWAY
023 PUPVILLE
024 MIDNIGHT MOONLIGHT -1
Tracks above issued on album Monroe Bridge
2020 outdoors, CA - Crying Uncle Bluegrass Band (John Gooding [vcl/gt], Teo Quale [vcl/mandolin], Andrew Osborn [vcl/bass], Miles Quale, [vcl/fiddle])
025 MOVIN' THE GOUDA
026 YOU CAN'T JUDGE A GOOD BOOK BY ITS COVER
027 TILL I DANCE AGAIN WITH YOU
028 THE MAN NEXT DOOR
Tracks above issued on EP Till I Dance Again With You



ALBUMS
Crying Uncle Bluegrass Band no # Crying Uncle
: I'll Remember You Love in My Prayers; Cabin in Caroline; E.M.D.; I've Endured; Freeborn Man; Gospel Plow; Road to Columbus; Run, Molly, Run (Molly and Tenbrooks); Plant Some Flowers by My Grave; Say You'll Stay in My Arms; Dawg Patch – 21-09-18
Crying Uncle Bluegrass Band no # Monroe Bridge: Monroe Bridge; You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone; Little Addy; No Doubt About It; Fiddlin' Joe; Hartford's Real; Walls of Time; I've Lived A Lot in My Time; I'm Not Sayin'; Dawg Funk; Just Thirteen Steps Away; Pupville; Midnight Moonlight – 24-02-20

EPs
Crying Uncle Bluegrass Band no # Till I Dance Again with You: Movin' the Gouda;
You Can't Judge a Good Book by Its Cover; Till I Dance Again with You; The Man Next Door – 24-04-21

Frank James

 By Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS

2002 and sooner Reflections Studio, Nashville, TN/ Hilltop Recording Studio, Nashville, TN/ Music City Music Hall, Nashville, TN/ Sleepless Nights Studio, ? – Frank James (Frank James [vcl], Pete Wade [ac/el gt], Sonny Garrish/ Scott Sanders [steel], Mike Leech [bass], Gene Chrisman [drums], Gordon Terry/ Rob Hajacos [fiddle], Hargus Robbins/ Roger Morris [keyboards]. Producer: Pete Wade)
001 HONKYTONK COWBOY
002 MEMORIES WRAPPED IN SONGS (3:28)
003 I’M BEHOLDIN‘ TO HIM (3:16)
004 LITTLE MISS GOODY TWO SHOES
005 GUITARS AND HARLEYS (2:58)
006 IF IT WAS GOOD ENOUGH FOR HANK (2:51)
007 IT’S LONELY AT THE BOTTOM (2:38)
008 I’VE BEEN AROUND
009 WHEN I HOLD YOU CLOSE
010 I DON’T DO THAT ANYMORE
Tracks above issued on album The Outlaw
2005 Hilltop Recording Studio, Nashville, TN/ Randy’s Recorring Studio, Cottage Grove, WI – Frank James (Frank James [vcl], Pete Wade [gt/ dobro/ 6 str bass], Doug Jernigan/ Scott Sanders [steel], Dave Smith/ Mike Leech [bass], Gene Chrisman [drums], Hoot Hester [fiddle/bck vcl],  Hank Singer [fiddle], Hargus Robbins [keyboards], John Wesley Eyles [bck vcl]. Producer: Pete Wade)
011 WHEN THE COWBOYS ARE GONE
012 ALL OVER AGAIN
013 WHAT'S A GIRL LIKE YOU
014 THE BALLAD OF SHIRLEY D.
015 I CAN GET DOWN
016 (BIG BROTHER BILL'S) RUSTY OLD '49 FORD
017 THE WILD ONE
018 THE EASY WAY OUT
019 RED HOT COFFEE
020 COLD WATER FLATS
021 AMERICAN MEDLEY: DIXIE / BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC / AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL
Tracks above issued on album All Over Again
2006 unknown – Frank James
022 YOU'VE GOT TO LIVE THE SONG
023 MEMORIES WRAPPED IN SONGS (3:36)
024 CHASING MEMORIES
025 IT'S LONELY AT THE BOTTOM (2:45)
026 LEAVIN' THE BLUES BEHIND
027 IF IT WAS GOOD ENOUGH FOR HANK (2:58)
028 YOU AND I
029  RED HOT COFFEE
030 I'M BEHOLDIN' TO HIM (3:24)
031 GUITARS AND HARLEYS (3:01)
Tracks above issued on album Chasing Memories



ALBUMS
True Hearts no # “The Outlaw“:
Honkytonk Cowboy; Memories Wrapped In Songs; I’m Beholdin‘ To Him; Little Miss Goody Two Shoes; Guitars And Harleys; If It Was Good Enough For Hank; It’s Lonely At The Bottom; I’ve Been Around; When I Hold You Close; I Don’t Do That Anymore – 02 [title on front cover: “Lefty“ The Honky Tonk Cowboy/ “The Outlaw“ Frank James)
True Hearts no # All Over Again…: When the Cowboys Are Gone; All Over Again; What's a Girl Like You; The Ballad of Shirley D.; I Can Get Down; (Big Brother Bill's) Rusty Old '49 Ford; The Wild One; The Easy Way Out; Red Hot Coffee; Cold Water Flats; American Medley: Dixie / Battle Hymn of the Republic / America the Beautiful - 05
True Hearts no # Chasing Memories: You've Got to Live the Song; Memories Wrapped in Songs; Chasing Memories; It's Lonely at the Bottom; Leavin' the Blues Behind; If It Was Good Enough for Hank; You and I; Red Hot Coffee; I'm Beholdin' to Him; Guitars and Harleys – 01-06-06


Super Grit Cowboy Band

 
2nd version
By Praguefrank, Lennart Gustavsson
SESSIONS

1977 Sound Hut Studios, 203 North Queen St., Kinston, NC - Super Grit Cowboy Band (Bill Lyerly [ld vcl/hmny vcl/gt], Clyde Mattocks [ld vcl/hmny vcl/gt/steel /dobro/banjo/maracas /bass] Alfred Ward [hmny vcl/bass/gt], Danny Vinson [hmny vcl/drums/harmonica], Mike Kinzie [hmny vcl/fiddle/tuba], Dave Cavanaugh [fiddle]. Producer: Clyde Mattocks, Bill Lyerl)
001 I'M GLAD YOU WALKED OUT Sound Hut SLP-9975
002 PLEASURES OF LIFE Sound Hut SLP-9975
003 I REALLY AIN'T SURPRISED Sound Hut SLP-9975
004 CLOSE TO BEING FREE Sound Hut SLP-9975
005 QUAALOADED AGAIN Sound Hut SLP-9975
006 SHOTGUN BOOGIE Sound Hut SLP-9975
007 ONE OF A KIND Sound Hut SLP-9975
008 NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Sound Hut SLP-9975
009 WHY I WANT TO BE A COWBOY Sound Hut SLP-9975
010 IF YOU'RE SO DAMN SMART Sound Hut SLP-9975
Early 1981 Mega Sound Studios, Bailey, NC – Super Grit Cowboy Band (Curtis Wright [ld vcl/gt], Danny Vinson [hmny vcl], Clyde Mattock [hmny vcl/steel/dobro], Ala Hicks [bass], Mike Kinzie [fiddle]. Producer: Clyde Mattocks)
011 READY TO ROCK AND ROLL Hoodswamp HS-3051
012 LOVE FOR STRIKE Hoodswamp HS-3051
013 SEMI-DIESEL BLUES Hoodswamp 8004/HS-3051
014 CAN’T PLAY FOR REAL Hoodswamp 8003/HS-3051
015 CAROLINA BY THE SEA Hoodswamp 8003/HS-3051
016 IF YOU DON’T KNOW ME BY NOW Hoodswamp 8002/HS-3051
017 THIS OL’ HIGHWAY SONG Hoodswamp 8002/HS-3051
018 ROAR OF THE CROWD Hoodswamp 8005/HS-3051
019 SWEET LADY Hoodswamp 8004/HS-3051
020 IN THE LOOSE Hoodswamp HS-3051
021 AMIE’S DOG Hoodswamp HS-3051
Spring 1982 Mega Sound Studios, Bailey, NC – Super Grit Cowboy Band (Curtis Wright [ld vcl/gt], Danny Vinson [hmny vcl], Clyde Mattock [hmny vcl/steel/dobro], Ala Hicks [bass], Mike Kinzie [fiddle] + Steve Wilson [gt], Don Wayne Reno [banjo], Dale Reno [mandolin], Gene Wooten [dobro], Dan Dixon [percussion], Andy Swindell [piano]. Producer: Clyde Mattocks)
022 IF YOU’RE EVER IN OKLAHOMA Hoodswamp HS-3052
023 I BOUGHT THE SHOES (THAT JUST WALKER OUT OF ME) Hoodswamp 8006/HS-3052
024 WHISKEY AND WATER Hoodswamp HS-3052
025 WHITE LINES Hoodswamp HS-3052
026 PRETTY GIRLS NEVER TRAVEL IN PARIS Hoodswamp HS-3052
027 RIDING THE MIDNIGHT TRAIN Hoodswamp HS-3052
028 GINSENG SULLIVAN Hoodswamp HS-3052
029 SWAMP MAN Hoodswamp HS-3052
030 SHE IS THE WOMAN Hoodswamp 8005/HS-3052
031 LEAVING LOVE BEHIND Hoodswamp HS-3052
032 HEAL Hoodswamp HS-3052
1983 Mega Sound Studios, Bailey, NC – Super Grit Cowboy Band (Curtis Wright [ld vcl/gt], Danny Vinson [hmny vcl], Clyde Mattock [hmny vcl/steel/dobro], Alna Hicks [bass], Mike Kinzie [fiddle]. Producer: Clyde Mattocks)
033 LEGEND OF THE LOST COLONY Hoodswamp 8007
034 ROANOKE ISLAND JUBILEE 8007
1986 [live] T.W.'s Nitelife, Greenville, NC – Super Grit Cowboy Band  (Mark Golladay [ld vcl/gt],  Clyde Mattock [vcl/steel/dobro], Alan Hicks [bass], Danny Vinson [drums], Mike Kinzie [fiddle], Don Cox [vck/piano]. Producer: Clyde Mattocks)
03401 MEDLEY: IF YOU'RE SO DAMN SMART / WHY I WANT TO BE A COWBOY / QUAALOADED AGAIN HS 3053  
03402 WHO WAS OFF WITH ELWOOD ON THE NIGHT THAT HE DIED HS 3053  
03403 LOVE ME DOWN TO NOTHING HS 3053  
03404 THE END IS NOT IN SIGHT HS 3053  
03405 JOHN HARDY HS 3053  
03406 PRAYER BELLS OF HEAVEN HS 3053
03407 DREAMS OF A DREAMER GONE BLIND HS 3053
03408 WINGS THAT SING HS 3053  
03409 MEDLEY: THIS OL' HIGHWAY SONG / ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL HS 3053  
03410 ROCKIN' MY LIFE AWAY HS 3053

ALBUMS
Sound Hut SLP-9975 Super Grit Cowboy Band:
I'm Glad You Walked Out; Pleasures Of Life; I Really Ain't Surprised; Close To Being Free; Quaaloaded Again; Shotgun Boogie; One Of A Kind; Nervous Breakdown; Why I Want To Be A Cowboy; If You're So Damn Smart - 77
Hoodswamp HS-3051 If You Can't Hang… Drag Your Country Ass Home: Ready To Rock And Roll; Love For Strike; Semi-Diesel Blues; Can’t Play For Real; Carolina By The Sea; If You Don’t Know Me By Now; This Ol’ Highway Song; Roar Of The Crowd; Sweet Lady; In The Loose; Amie‘s Dog – 20-03-81
Hoodswamp HS-3052 Showin' Our Class: If You’re Ever In Oklahoma; I Bought The Shoes (That just Walker Out Of Me); Whiskey And Water; White Lines; Pretty girls Never Travel In Paris; Riding The Midnight Train; Ginseng Sullivan; Swamp Man; She Is The Woman; Leaving Love Behind; Heal - 83
Hoodswamp HS-3053 This Way To The Stage: Medley: If You're So Damn Smart / Why I Want To Be A Cowboy / Quaaloaded Again; Who Was Off With Elwood On The Night That He Died; Love Me Down To Nothing; The End Is Not In Sight; John Hardy; Prayer Bells Of Heaven; Dreams Of A Dreamer Gone Blind; Wings That Sing; Medley: This Ol' Highway Song / Orange Blossom Special; Rockin' My Life Away– 10-86
Hoodswamp 5003 Grittest Hits: (tracks unknown) - ? (poss. sampler)

SINGLES
Hoodswamp (1981-86)
8002 If You Don't Know Me By Now / This Of Highway Song - 06-81
8003 Carolina By The Sea / Can't Play For Real - 10-81
8004 Semi Diesel Blues / Sweet Lady - 02-82
8005 She Is The Woman / Roar Of The Crowd - 06-82
8006 I Bought The Shoes I Bought The Shoes (That Just Walked Out On Me) / I Bought The Shoes I Bought The Shoes (That Just Walked Out On Me) - 03-83 (promo)
8007 Legend Of The Lost Colony / Roanoke Island Jubilee - 84