Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Mike Thomas

 By Praguefrank, Milos Holecek
SESSIONS

2006 Knoxville, TN – Mike Thomas
001 A LITTLE MORE THAN I CAN DO
002 WALK AWAY
003 THE LONG ROAD
004 MARY ANNE
005 RICHMOND GIRL
Tracks above issued on EP Headlights and Heartaches
2019 Nashville, TN -  Mike Thomas  (Mike Thomas [vcl/gt], Don Bright [ld gt], Chris Adair [bass], Andrew King [drums/percussion], Bo Turner [keyboards/mandolin/ gt], Sarah Jennings [bck vcl])
006 LIGHTER SHADE OF TRUE
007 IT AIN'T HIM
008 COLD ANNIVERSARY
009 ALL OVER AGAIN
010 JACKSON AVENUE
011 THREE REASONS
012 SOMETHING I NEVER SAY
013 HOMEBODY
014 SURE FEELS RIGHT
015 ADELINE
Tracks above issued on album Three Reasons
2021 Nashville, TN – Mike Thomas, *with Alecia Nugent
016 TROUBLE LETTING GO*
017 DIE TRYIN'
018 A SONG LIKE THAT
Tracks above issued on album Three Reasons  Deluxe



ALBUMS
Mike Thomas ? Three Reasons
: Lighter Shade Of True; It Ain't Him;  Cold Anniversary;  All Over Again;  Jackson Avenue;  Three Reasons;  Something I Never Say;  Homebody;  Sure Feels Right; Adeline - 19-06-20 (reissued as Deluxe version in 2022 with bonus tracks: Trouble Letting Go; Die Tryin';  A Song Like That)

EPs
Mike Thomas ? Headlights and Heartaches: A Little More Than I Can Do; Walk Away; The Long Road; Mary Anne; Richmond Girl- 06


Gene Diffie

 *06-11-1923, + 09-02-1996
by Praguefrank
SESSIONS  

1954 unknown -  Gene Diffie And His Canyon Trail Riders
001 204A IS IT A SIN (TO TELL YOURSELF A LIE) Fleet 204
002 204B PLEASE! PLEASE! PLEASE! Fleet 204
003 205A WHY CAN'T I FORGET YOU? 205
004 205B 'TILL YOU COME BACK TO ME 205
1970 unknown – Gene Diffie and His Country Dealers
005 NT 3446 FOOLIN' WITH MY HEART Nu-Top NT 3446/3447 /ARA 11375
006 NT 3447 I'LL LIVE MY LIFE Nu-Top NT 3446/3447/ARA 11375
Ca 1975 or sooner Audio Reoedes, Phoenix, AZ – Country Gene Diffie (+ Art Hawkins, Pat Mitchell, Alice Morgan, Jerry Brown, Terry Dee, Clint Diffie)
007 RELEASE ME ARA 11375
008 TIL YOU COME BACK TO ME ARA 11375
009 SPANISH EYES ARA 11375
010 JUST TO BE A MAN ARA 11375
011 MAKE BELIEVE ARA 11375
012 TEARS IN MY HEART ARA 11375
013 PLEASE! PLEASE! PLEASE! ARA 11375
014 WHY CAN’T I FORGET YOU ARA 11375
015 IS IT A SIN ARA 11375
013 TIL YOU COME BACK TO ME ARA 11375  



ALBUMS
Audio Recorders ARA 11375 Now And Then:
Release Me; Til You Come Back To Me; Spanish Eyes; Just To Be A Man; Make Believe; I’ll Live My Life ( Alone In Tears ); Foolin’ With My Heart; Tears In My Heart; Please! Please! Please!; Why Can’t I Forget You; Is It A Sin; Til You Come Back To Me – 75?

SINGLES

Fleet (1954) Gene Diffie And His Canyon Trail Riders
204 Is It A Sin (To Tell Yourself A Lie) / Please! Please! Please! - 54
205 Why Can't I Forget You?/  'Till You Come Back To Me – 54
Nu-Top (1969)
NT 3446/3447 Foolin' With My Heart / I'll Live My Life – 09-70 and His Country Dealers

Fog Holler

 by Praguefrank
SESSIONS  

2018 Chicken Cairn Studio, ? – Fog Holler  (Casey Holmberg [banjo], David Thiessen [mandolin], Tommy Schulz [resonator gt], Noa Laniakea [bass])
001 THE POISON VOICE
002 DOO RITE RAG
003 ASHES
004 OR ELSE THE SUN
005 UNDER THE LIGHT OF THE MOON
Tracks above issued on EP Or Else The Sun
All tracks recorded, mixed and mastered at Chicken Cairn Studios.
2020 [poss. Demo session]  Chicken Cairn Studio, ? – Fog Holler  (Casey Holmberg [banjo], David Thiessen [mandolin], Tommy Schulz [resonator gt], Noa Laniakea [bass])
006 BURNING DOWN
007 THEM
008 BUFFALO FUNERAL
009 G.G. SHUFFLE
010 SITTIN' ON THE OLD DARK SHORE
011 SPANISH MOSS
012 TRAUELER
013 FLOWERS IN HER HAIR
014 MADGE'S DINER
015 PROPHETIC WALTZ NO. 1
016 BIG DRUMSTICK
017 LANIAKA SUPERSTORM
018 WE'LL CAMP A LITTLE WHILE IN THE WILDERNESS
019 TRAUELER
Tracks above issued on album The Official Bootleg
2021 Chicken Cairn Studio, ? – Fog Holler  (Tommy Schulz [vcl/gt], Casey Holmberg [vcl/banjo],Noa Laniakea [bass fiddle])
020 SITTING ON THE OLD DARK SHORE
021 THEM
022 FLOWERS IN HER HAIR
023 BODGA'S DINER
024 BURNING DOWN
025 THE GREENER GRASS SHUFFLE
026 WEARY TRAVELER
Tracks above issued on EP Rocking in A Weary Land
2022 Skyline Studios, Oakland, CA – Fog Holler  (Tommy Schulz [vcl/gt], Casey Holmberg [vcl/banjo], Noa Laniakea [bass fiddle], Raphaella Hero [fiddle])
027 LOS ANGELES DESERT BLUES
028 THE GENUINE GUARANTEE
029 HORNDOG
030 BUFFALO FUNERAL
031 ONE THING REMAINS
032 THE FOUND FAMILY WALTZ
033 BODEGA ROCK
034 SPANISH MOSS
035 MY HEART AND MY MIND AT EASE
036 UNDER THE LIGHT OF THE MOON
Tracks above issued on album Fog Holler

ALBUMS
Fog Holler  no # The Official Bootleg:
Burning Down; Them; Buffalo Funeral; G.G. Shuffle; Sittin' On The Old Dark Shore; Spanish Moss; Traueler (instrumantal); Flowers In Her Hair; Madge's Diner; Prophetic Waltz No. 1; Big Drumstick; Laniaka Superstorm;     We'll Camp A Little While In The Wilderness; Traueler - 20
Fog Holler ?  Fog Holler:  Los Angeles Desert Blues;  The Genuine Guarantee; Horndog; Buffalo Funeral;  One Thing Remains;  The Found Family Waltz;  Bodega Rock; Spanish Moss;  My Heart and My Mind at Ease; Under the Light of the Moon -27-06-22

EPs
Chicken Cairn no # Or Else The Sun: The Poison Voice; Doo Rite Rag; Ashes; Or Else The Sun; Under The Light Of The Moon – 29-10-18
Chicken Cairn no # Rocking in a Weary Land: Sitting on the Old Dark Shore; Them; Flowers in Her Hair; Bodga's Diner; Burning Down; The Greener Grass Shuffle; Weary Traveler – 20-06-21

Ol‘ Savannah

 By Praguefrank
SESSIONS

2011 poss. Montreal, CAN – Ol‘ Savannah
001 BAD LUCK LADY
002 I WILL ROAM
003 NEVER KILLED A MAN
004 AMEN
005 POT PIE HEAVEN
006 CRY OUT LOUD
007 WHEN THE TRAINS GO BY
008 MILK COW BLUES
009 EMPTY ROOM
Tracks above issued on album Ol‘ Savannah
2012 poss. Montreal, CAN – Ol‘ Savannah
010 WHISKEY STOMP
011 IN THE EYE OF THE MOONSHINE
013 UNDERNEATH THE OLD RED BARN
014 COO COO
015 TRAIN TO PHILADELPHIA
016 STICKS AND STONES
017 WON'T GET DRUNK NO MORE
018 TWISTED ROAD
019 FREED MAN BLUES
020 FILL ME UP
021 SHE DONE GONE TO THE DEVIL
022 BIG FAT MAMA
Tracks above issued on album Underneath The Red Old Barn
2013 poss. Montreal, CAN – Ol‘ Savannah
023 BURY ME ON THE MOUNTAIN
024 SWAMP STOMP
025 COMING TO ME
026 JON FROM AND HIS CARGO CULTS
027 VALSE DE BALFA
028 DOWN BY THE RIVER
029 DEATH ON THE MOUNTAIN
030 UNPAID BILL
031 MAN FROM OBLIVION
Tracks above issued on album Death On The Mountain
2014 Victor Studio,  Montreal, CAN – Ol‘ Savannah
032 DON'T LET IT REIGN
033 PASSENGER, PASS ON BY
034 SONG FOR TRAYVON
Tracks above issued on EP Don’t Let Ir Reign
May 2015 Victor Studio, Montreal, CAN – Ol‘ Savannah
035 PRIESTS AND BEGGARS AND IMMIGRANT
036 BACK TO NORMAL
037 CHARLIE DO CHARLIE DON'T
038 ARLINGTON
039 DUST AND DEADUNS
Tracks above issued on EP On A Trip To Normal and reissued on album Burden
2017 poss. Montreal, CAN - Ol‘ Savannah
040 NOBODY'S FAULT BUT MINE
041 PASSENGER, PASS ON BY
042 NASTY WOMAN
043 REIGN
044 TRAYVON
045 LAY MY BURDEN DOWN
Tracks above issued on album Burden
October 2017 [live] Mini-theatre De Melkbus, Dordrecht, NED, Ol‘ Savannah
04501 SWAMP STOMP
04502 PRIESTS AND BEGGARS AND IMMIGRANTS
04503 DOWN BY THE RIVER
04504 UNDERNEATH THE OLD RED BARN
04505 WON'T GET DRUNK NO MORE
04506 I WILL ROAM
04507 SHOT TOWER
04508 DEATH ON THE MOUNTAIN
04509 JON FROM AND HIS CARGO CULTS
04510 BURY ME ON THE MOUNTAIN
04511 DUST AND DEAD'UNS
04512 VALSE DE BALFA
04513 COO COO
04514 FILL ME UP
04515 STICKS AND STONES
04516 GO BACK HOME
04517 PASSENGER, PASS ON BY
Tracks above issued on album Fill My Cup at De Melkbus (Live in Dordrecht, Netherlands)
2017 poss. Montreal, CAN - Ol‘ Savannah
046 BUM SONG NO. 2
047 BUM AND THE BARTENDER
048 HALLELUJAH! I'M A BUM
049 BUM AND THE JUDGE
050 WHO SAID I WAS A BUM
051 BUM AND THE POLICE OFFICER
052 BIG ROCK CANDY MOUNTAINS
053 BUM AND THE CASHIER
054 IT AIN'T GONNA RAIN NO MO'
Tracks above issued on EP Hobo
2021 unknown – Ol‘ Savannah
055 LITTLE GIRL
056 CLUCK OLD HEN
057 POOR BLACK MATTIE
058 OLD BETSY'S GOT A TAIL
059 HARD TIMES KILLING FLOOR BLUES
060 I WON'T CALL YOUR NAME
061 LOST HIGHWAY
062 SONG FOR WOODY
063 PLAY IT ALL NIGHT LONG
064 HIGH ON A MOUNTAIN
065 COOL WATER
066 THEY LIE IN WAIT
067 CROSS THAT STATE LINE
068 STARVING IN THE BELLY OF A WHALE
069 500 YEARS
070 BURN
071 WHICH SIDE ARE YOU ON?
Tracks above issued on album They Lie In Wait



ALBUMS
Ol‘ Savannah [CAN] ? Ol‘ Savannah;
Bad Luck Lady; I Will Roam; Never Killed A Man; Amen; Pot Pie Heaven; Cry Out Loud; When The Trains Go By; Milk Cow Blues; Empty Room  - 06-05-11
Ol‘ Savannah  [CAN] ? Underneath The Red Old Barn: Whiskey Stomp; In The Eye Of The Moonshine; Underneath The Old Red Barn; Coo Coo; Train To Philadelphia; Sticks and Stones; Won't Get Drunk No More; Twisted Road; Freed Man Blues; Fill Me Up; She Done Gone To The Devil; Big Fat Mama - 04-05-12
Ol‘ Savannah  [CAN] ? Death on the Mountain: Bury Me on the Mountain; Swamp Stomp; Coming to Me; Jon From and His Cargo Cults; Valse de Balfa; Down by the River; Death on the Mountain; Unpaid Bill; Man from Oblivion - 07-09-13
Ol‘ Savannah  [CAN] ? Burden: Nobody's Fault but Mine; Passenger, Pass On By; Priests -and Beggars and Immigrants; Back to Normal; Nasty Woman; Charlie Do, Charlie Don't; Reign; Arlington; Dust n Dead'uns; Trayvon; Lay My Burden Down - 29-09-17
Ol‘ Savannah  [CAN] ? Fill My Cup at De Melkbus (Live in Dordrecht, Netherlands): Swamp Stomp; Priests and Beggars and Immigrants; Down by the River; Underneath the Old Red Barn; Won't Get Drunk No More; I Will Roam; Shot Tower; Death on the Mountain; Jon from and His Cargo Cults; Bury Me on the Mountain; Dust and Dead'uns; Valse de Balfa; Coo Coo; Fill Me Up; Sticks and Stones; Go Back Home; Passenger, Pass On By - 20-04-18
Anticapital [CAN] ? They Lie In Wait: Little Girl; Cluck Old Hen; Poor Black Mattie; Old Betsy's Got A Tail; Hard Times Killing Floor Blues; I Won't Call Your Name; Lost Highway; Song For Woody; Play It All NIght Long; High On A Mountain; Cool Water; They Lie In Wait; Cross That State Line; Starving In The Belly Of A Whale; 500 Years; Burn; Which Side Are You On? – 26-05-22

EPs
Ol‘ Savannah [CAN] ? Don't Let It Reign: Don't Let It Reign; Passenger, Pass On By; Song For Trayvon - 18-03-15
Ol‘ Savannah [CAN] ? On A Trip To Normal: Priests and Beggars and Immigrant; Back to Normal; Charlie Do Charlie Don't; Arlington; Dust and Deaduns – 21-08-15 (all tracks reissued on album Burden)
Ol‘ Savannah  [CAN] ? Hobo: Bum Song no. 2; Bum and the Bartender; Hallelujah! I'm a Bum; Bum and the Judge; Who Said I Was A Bum; Bum and the Police Officer; Big Rock Candy Mountains; Bum and the Cashier; It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo' - 15-03-18