Monday, December 13, 2021

Kelley Ray King

 *09-1968 Kentucky
By Praguefrank
SESSIONS

2015 Johnson Brothers Recording Studio, 8123 Industrial Way NE, Covington, GA – Kelley Ray King (Kelley Ray King [vcl], Daniel Addison [gt/ mandolin/ bass], Rhett Johnson [steel/banjo/ dobro], George Sandler [drums/percussion], John Johnson [keyboards/bck vcl]. Producer: John Johnson)
001 CRAZY MAN LIKE ME
002 SUNSHINE
003 SHE'S JUST LONELY
004 I MISS KENTUCKY
005 LOOK AGAIN
006 GOOD MORNIN' MOONSHINE
007 FEELS LIKE GOODBYE
008 WHERE WE'D BE
009 A LOVE LIKE THAT
010 GOIN NOWHERE
011 A PACK OF CIGARETTES
012 EVEN WHEN I'M BAD
013 GOIN' HOME
Tracks above issued on album Sunshine To Moonshine
2020 Johnson Brothers Recording Studio, 8123 Industrial Way NE, Covington, GA – Kelley Ray King and John Johnson
014 I HEAR YOU  digital single [rel. Apr. 1]

ALBUMS
KRK Prod. ? (UPC 0885007577317) Sunshine to Moonshine:
Crazy Man Like Me; Sunshine; She's Just Lonely; I Miss Kentucky; Look Again; Good Mornin' Moonshine; Feels Like Goodbye; Where We'd Be; A Love Like That; Goin Nowhere; A Pack of Cigarettes; Even When I'm Bad; Goin' Home - 14-01-16


Winnie Blues

 Alice Beatty
Cameron Potts

By Praguefrank
SESSIONS  

2018 unknown – The Winnie Blues
001 SETTLE DOWN digital single [rel. Aug. 10]
late 2019 Dog House Studios, Nashville, TN – The Winnie Blues (Alice Beatty [vcl], Cameron Potts [vcl/gt], Chris Lippincott [steel], Cam Carrus [bass], Ryan Brewer [drums/piano], Joanna Sugermeli [strings]. Producer: Nick Bullock)
002 COMING HOME TO YOU THRV001  
003 TENNESSEE RAIN THRV001  
004 IF I COULD BE YOUR LOVER THRV001   
005 LITTLE PRESSURES THRV001  
006 LONELY LOVE THRV001  
007 ANNANDALE THRV001  
008 OLD DOG THRV001  
009 SOMEBODY ELSE WILL HAVE TO LOVE YOU NOW THRV001   
010 SONG FOR FOOLS THRV001  
011 NEVER GONNA LOSE YOU THRV001


ALBUMS
Two Hands [AUS] THRV001 Half Wide Awake But Dreaming
: Coming Home To You; Tennessee Rain;  If I Could Be Your Lover;  Little Pressures;  Lonely Love;  Annandale;  Old Dog;  Somebody Else Will Have to Love You Now;  Song For Fools;  Never Gonna Lose You - 16-07-21


Betsy Gay

 Elizabeth Ann Gunst,  *02-02-1929 Waterford, CT
2nd version
by Uwe Hollihn, Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank, Steve Hathaway, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS
also recorded with (a non-related) Mary Lou as The Gay Sisters
Spring 1946 Hollywood, CA – Betsy Gay
001 BELLE OF THE OLD BARN DANCE Superior 107/ BACM CD D 421
002 SLAM MY DOOR WHEN YOU GO OUT Superior 107/ BACM CD D 421
BACM CD D 421 COWGIRL SHUFFLE (UK, 2013)
18 February 1949 [no.1206] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA - Andy Parker [-1] and Betsy Gay [-2] (Frank DeVol And His Rhythm Busters)
000 3991-Z I AIN'T GOT NOTHIN' TO LOSE -1 Capitol 15421
003 3992-Y I DIDN'T KNOW THE GUN WAS LOADED -1-2  Capitol 15421
12 May 1949 [no.1264] poss. Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Betsy Gay [-1], Andy Parker [-2] and The Plainsmen with Frank DeVol and His Rhythm Busters)
004 4188-Z CIGARS, CIGARETTES, SOUVENIRS -1, -2 57-40189
005 4189-Y DARLIN‘, DON’T DO IT TO ME DARLIN‘-1 57-40189
26 May 1949 [no.1352] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Betsy Gay with Andy Parker and His Plainsmen with Frank DeVol and His Rhythm Busters)
006 4512 WHOA SAILOR 57-40250
007 4513 THAT AIN'T IN ANY CATALOG 57-40250
008 4188[remake] CIGARS, CIGARETTES, SOUVENIRS
6 April 1950 Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Betsy Gay
009 5827-Z HONKY TONKIN‘ F1017
010 5828-Y DOIN‘ WHAT COMES NATURLLY F1017
13 January 1951, Decca Recording Studio, Los Angeles, CA - Russ Morgan and The Gay Sisters (Betsy Gay, Mary Lou)
G01 L 5980 MOCKIN‘ BIRD HILL  Decca 27444
28 February 1951 Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Russ Morgan and The Gay Sisters (Betsy Gay, Mary Lou)
G02 L 6115 METRO POLKA Decca 9-27528
20 May 1951 RCA Victor Studio, 1016 North Sycamore St., Hollywood, CA – Dinah Shore and The Gay Sisters (Betsy Gay, Mary Lou) with Henri RenĂ© and his Orchestra
G03 TEN THOUSAND MILES 20/47-4175
25 February 1952 Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA –Russ Morgan and Betsy Gay
011 L 6665 THERE'S A CLOUD IN MY VALLEY OF SUNSHINE Decca 28063
012 L 6666 THE NIGHTINGALE REMEMBERS Decca 28063
1953 Los Angeles, CA - Betsy Gay with Lew Raymond and his Orchestra
013 RICOCHET (RICK-O-SHAY) TOPS 383
ca. March 1953 unknown - Al Trace and his Little Tracers (vcl: Betsy Gay. Producer: Herman Lubinsky) [purchased masters]
014 53-S-6044/ 53 XY 162 YOU‘RE ONLY A PART-TIME SWEETHEART MGM K11560
015 53-S-6045/ 53-XY-163 LET ME BE YOUR HONEY, HONEY MGM K11482
016 53-S-6046/ 53-XY-164 CRAZY, CRAZY MGM K11482
017 53-S-6047/ 53 XY 165 MOCKING BIRD BOOGIE MGM K11560
18 March 1953 Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Betsy Gay (Joe Maphis [gt], Merle Travis [gt] + unknown musicians)
018 RR 2103 X HOUND DOG Intro 45-6070/WLP 2804 HBR 032 PROPERBOX 75 PROPERBOX 100 JASMCD-3550
019 RR 2104 Q THIS IS MY LAST NIGHT IN TOWN Intro 45-6070/HBR 032 JASCD-3550
COLLECTOR WLP 2804 BOPPIN' HILLBILLY VOL.4 (NED, 1988); HILLBILLY RESEARCHER HBR 032 INTRO #1 EDDIE HAZELWOOD / BETSY GAY (UK, 2001); PROPER PROPERBOX 75 SWINGING HOLLYWOOD HILLBILLY COWBOYS (UK, 2004, 4CD); PROPER  PROPERBOX 100 WE'RE GONNA ROCK WE'RE GONNA ROLL (UK, 2005, 4CD); JASMINE JASMCD-3550 TREATING HER WRONG (UK, 2006)
14 August 1953 Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA –Russ Morgan (vcl:Betsy Gay)
020 L 7298 THE TENNESSEE WIG-WALK Decca 9-28846
1 September 1953 probably Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA - Tex Beneke and His Orchestra (vcl: Betsy Gay)
021 L 7345 CIMARRON (ROLL ON) Coral 61115
1954 unknown – Betsy Gay (Teddy Phillips Orchestra)
022 D-990 RIDIN‘ TO TENNESSEE Derby 841
9 September 1954 Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Betsy Gay
023 L 7870 BACKFIRE  unissued
024 L 7871 BIG BOY BLUE unissued
025 L 7872 COOL MAN Decca 9-29340
026 L 7873 SWEET Decca 9-29340
027 L 7874 FORK IT OVER BABY - unissued
20 September 1954 Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA - Spade Cooley (vcl: Betsy Gay)
028 L 7907 YOU CLOBBERED ME Decca 9-29309/ Charly CR-30239
12 October 1954 probably Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Betsy Gay
029 L 8049 CAN'T DO WITHOUT YOU  unissued
030 L 8050 GIMME WHAT CHA' GOT  unissued
031 L 8051 SOMEONE  unissued
032 L 8052 DON'T LET YOUR BABY GO TO MIAMI  unissued
033 L 8053 ON THE BEACH AT CONEY ISLAND unissued
1956 unknown – Betsy Gay with Al Trace Orchestra
034 IN 2690 X/△10163/AL 3327-X BIG BOY BLUE Intro 45-6092
035 IN 2691 Q/△10164/AL 3327-Q CONEY ISLAND Intro 45-6092
1956 unknown – Betsy Gay, with. The Four Fellows [-1],  The Toppers [-2] (Lew Raymond and his Orchestra)
036 LOVE ME TO PIECES TOPS R 310
037 I WANT YOU TO BE MY GIRL -1 TOPS R 285
038 SWEET OLD FASHIONED GIRL TOPS R 289/TOPS 16-101-189 TOPS L 1583
039 MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY -2 TOPS R 297
TOPS 16-101-189 TOPS PARADE OF HITS! 16 COMPLETE FULL LENGTH LATEST TOP HIT TUNES [BOX SET] (1956); TOPS L 1583 FOR MEN ONLY (1958)
1956 unknown – Betsy Gay (with Sid Nierman Orchestra)
040 G9OW-3847 BACKFIRE Regis U 3103
1956 unknown – Spike Jones (vcl: Betsy Gay)
041 PAL-YAT-CHEE Verve V-4005
VERVE MG V-4005  SPIKE JONES: DINNER MUSIC FOR PEOPLE WHO AREN'T VERY HUNGRY
late 1950s unknown - Betsy Gay and Pat Farwell (Dave Bohme and Orchstra)
042 TC29A/B MAKE BELIEVE COWBOY  Tops for Toots TC 29
043 A TRIP IN A ROCKET SHIP 45-R 1034-49  E 533
044 WEE WILLIE AND THE WHALE 45-R 1034-49  E 533
045 THE ZEBRA WHO LOST HER STRIPEE 45-R 1034-49  E 533
046 SMARTY CAT AND THE FIDDLE 45-R 1034-49  E 533
047 BENNY THE HUNGRY GOAT 45-R-1037-49
048  POOLA DOES THE HULA 45-R-1037-49
late 1950s unknown - Betsy Gay, with Gene Gulkisen, *and Pat Farrell
049 THE CUCKOO POLKA 45-R-1035-49
050 THE HAPPY CLOCKS  45-R-1035-49
051 THE MAGIC FLYING SONG*  45-R-1035-49
late 1950s unknown - Betsy Gay, *and Johnny Holiday
052 THE TRAFFIC LIGHT 45-R-1036-49
053 MAMA'S LITTLE HELPER 45-R-1036-49
054 GOLDIE THE GOLDFISH  45-R-1036-49
055 MONKEY DOODLE DOO* 45-R-1036-49
056 PUSS, PUSS, PUSSY CAT* 45-R-1036-49
057 THREE WISE MONKEYS* 45-R-1036-49
TOPS tracks above are mainly spoken chlidren’s recordings

EPs
TOPS R 285 I Want You To be My Girl (w. Four Fellows) + 3 tracks by other artists - 56
TOPS R 289 Sweet Old Fashioned Girl + 3 tracks by other artists - 56
TOPS R 297 Mutual Admiration Society + 3 tracks by other artists – 56
TOPS R 410 Love Me to Pieces  + 3 tracks by other artists – 57
TOPS 45-R 1034-49 [Pat Farwell and Betsy Gay:] Trip in a Rocket Ship; Wee Willie the Whale / [Betsy Gay and Pat Farrell:] The Zebra Who Lost Her Stripes; [Pat Farwell and Betsy Gay:] Smarty Cat and the Fiddle – 5-
TOPS 45-R 1035-49    The Cuckoo Polka(w. Gene Gulkisen); The Happy Clocks (w. Gene Gulkinsen) / The Magic Flying Song (w. Gene Gulkinsen and Pat Farwell) – 5-
TOPS 45-R 1036-49 The Traffic Light; Mama's Little Helper; Goldie the Goldfish / [Betsy Gay and Johnny Holiday:] Monkey Doodle Doo; Puss, Puss, Pussy Cat; Three Wise Monkeys- 5-
Tops 45-R-1037-49 [Johnny Holiday:] Circus Train / [Pat Farwell, Betsy Gay:] Benny The Hungry Goat; Poola Does The Hula – 5-
TOPS Masterpieces E 533 Kiddie Favorites (For Ages 3-8): [Pat Farwell, Betsy Gay:] A Trip In A Rocket Ship; Wee Willie The Whale / [Betsy Gay, Pat Farwell:] The Zebra Who Lost Her Stripes; [Pat Farwell, Betsy Gay:] Smarty Cat And The Fiddle – 5-


SINGLES
Superior (1946)
107 Belle of the old Barn Dance / Slam My Door When You Go Out – 06-46 (rev. June 15)
Capitol
15421 I Ain’t Got Nothin’ To Lose [Andy Parker] / I Didn’t Know The Gun Was Loaded [Andy Parker and Betsy Gay] - 49
57-40189 Cigars, Cigarettes, Souvenirs (with Andy Parker)/ Darlin', Don't Do It To Me Darlin' – 07-49
57-50250 Whoa, Sailor/That Ain’t In Any Catalog – 10-49
F1017 Doin' What Comes Naturally / Honky Tonkin' – 05-50
Decca
9-27444 Mocking Bird Hill [Russ Morgan and The Gay Sisters] / Flying Eagle Poka [Russ Morgan] - 51
9-27528 Charlie Is My Darling [Russ Morgan] / Metro Polka [Russ Morgan and The Gay Sisters]  - 51
9-28063 The Nightingale Remembers / There's A Cloud In My Valley of Sunshine – 52 w. Russ Morgan
RCA Victor (1951)
20/47-4175 Ten Thousand Miles (Dinah Shore and The Gay Sisters) / How Many Times [Dinah Shore] – 51
MGM (1953)
K 11482 Let Me Be Your Honey, Honey / Crazy, Crazy - 04-53 w.Al Trace and his Little Tracers
K 11560 You‘re Only A Part-Time Sweetheart / Mocking Bird Boogie – 53 w.Al Trace and his Little Tracers
Intro (1953)
45-6070 Hound Dog / This Is My Last night In Town – 11-04-53
Decca
9-28846 On The Carousel [Russ Morgan] / The Tennessee Wig-Walk (w. Russ Morgan) – 53
9-29309 Break Up Down [Spade Cooley] / You Clobbered Me (w. Spade Cooley) - 15-11-54
9-29340 Cool Man / Sweet - 54
Coral
61115 Chattanooga Choo Choo [Tex Beneke] / Cimarron (Roll On) (w. Tex Beneke and His Orchestra) - 53
Derby (1954)
839 Ridin' To Tennessee (w.Teddy Phillips) / [Teddy Phillips, Clay Campbell] – 54 (UK issue on London HL 8032, October 1954)
Intro (1956)
45-6092 Big Boy Blue / Coney Island – 56 with Al Trace Orchestra
TOPS
R 310 Love Me To Pieces (w. Jerry Case) / [Tab Connors] – 5- w. Lew Ramond and his Orchestra
383 Ricochet / That’s Amore [Bud Roman] - w. Lew Ramond and his Orchestra - 53
Tops For Tots TC 29 Make Believe Cowboy (Double-sided children story) – 5-
Regis (Chicago)
U 3103/4 Backfire / Take Me Back [Sid Nierman Orchestra] – 05-56


Jennifer Westwood

 By Praguefrank
SESSIONS  

2015 poss. Detroit, MI - Jennifer Westwood and the Handsome Devils (Jennifer Westwood [vcl/gt], Dylan Dunbar [gt],  Ken Blaznek, Joe Veloz)
001 BAD LUCK CHARM
002 LIVING ON THE FRINGE
003 DRIVING MY LIFE AWAY
004 ROUND AND ROUND
005 COWGIRL BLUES
006 VENTILATOR BLUES
007 DIVORCEE
008 SINNER PART TIME
009 WADE IN THE WATER
010 NOBODY'S BUSINESS
011 REDNECK MAN
012 THIS TOWN
Tracks above issued on album Greeting From This Town
2016 unknown, MI - Lalar V, The Orbitsuns & Jennifer Westwood (Jennifer Westwood [vcl], Vin Dombroski [vcl/gt],  Jackson Smith [gt/ mandolin/ banjo/ bass], David Mosher [fiddle],  Chris Codish [piano])
013 MOTHER'S ONLY SLEEPING
014 WHAT SHALL I DO LORD
015 RANK STRANGER
016 I'M USING MY BIBLE FOR A ROADMAP
017 THE WHITE DOVE
018 WHEN THEY PUT YOU IN THE GROUND
019 COLD DEAD HANDS
020 DON'T COME CRYING TO ME
021 CRYING MY HEART OUT OVER YOU
022 LOOKING FOR LIFE LIVING AMONG THE DEAD
023 SITTIN HERE WAITING FOR A FUNERAL TO PASS
Tracks above issued on album Lalar V
2019 poss. Detroit, MI - Jennifer Westwood and the Handsome Devils (Jennifer Westwood [vcl/gt], Dylan Dunbar [gt], Alex Lyon [bass], Chris Codish [organ])
024 MARFA LIGHTS
025 SINNER
026 NOTHING A BOURBON CAN'T FIX
027 FRINGE
Tracks above issued on EP Marfa Lights
2020 poss. Detroit, MI - Jennifer Westwood and the Handsome Devils (Jennifer Westwood [vcl/gt], Dylan Dunbar [gt], Alex Lyon [bass], Chris Codish [organ])
028 WALK WITH THEE digital single [rel. May 22]

ALBUMS
Jennifer Westwood ? Greetings from This Town:
Bad Luck Charm; Living On the Fringe; Driving My Life Away;  Round and Round; Cowgirl Blues; Ventilator Blues; Divorcee; Sinner Part Time; Wade in the Water;  Nobody's Business;  Redneck Man;  This Town – 05-05-15
Three One Three no # Lalar V: Mother's Only Sleeping; What Shall I Do Lord; Rank Stranger; I'm Using My Bible for a Roadmap; The White Dove; When They Put You in the Ground; Cold Dead Hands; Don't Come Crying to Me; Crying My Heart out over You; Looking for Life Living Among the Dead; Sittin Here Waiting for a Funeral to Pass – 25-10-16 Lalar V, The Orbitsuns & Jennifer Westwood


EPs
Jennifer Westwood ? Marfa Lights: Marfa Lights; Sinner; Nothing a Bourbon Can't Fix; Fringe  - 17-10-19