Saturday, October 14, 2023

Lawrence Brothers (and The Kentucky Bluegrass)

 by Praguefrank
SESSIONS
 
1983 Central Recording Studio, 1228 Central Ave., Middletown, OH - The Lawrence Brothers and the Kentucky Bluegrass (Bob Lawrence [vcl/gt], Charlie Swope [vcl/gt], Sky Norris [vcl/gt], Randy Pollard [vcl/gt], Phil Lawrence [gt], Landy Lawrence [dobro], Fred Beard [vcl/bass])
001 SOMEDAY WE'LL MEET AGAIN SWEETHEAR CRS 83-113  
002 YOUR LOVE IS LIKE A FLOWER CRS 83-113  
003  EVENING PRAYER CRS 83-113  
004 SPANISH GRASS CRS 83-113  
005 BLUEBIRDS SINGING CRS 83-113   
006 ROCKY ROAD BLUES CRS 83-113   
007 FLINT HILL SPECIAL CRS 83-113  
008 I WASHED MY HANDS IN MUDDY WATER CRS 83-113  
009 CABIN BY THE SIDE OF THE ROAD CRS 83-113  
010 IT'S DIXIE FOR ME CRS 83-113  
011 WHEN THE REDEEMED ARE GATHERED HOME CRS 83-113  
012 YOU'RE NO LONGER A SWEETHEART OF MINE CRS 83-113  
013 BLACKBERRY BLOSSOM CRS 83-113   


ALBUMS
CRS CRS 83-113 Just For You: 
Someday We'll Meet Again Sweethear; Your Love Is Like A Flower;  Evening Prayer; Spanish Grass;  Bluebirds Singing;  Rocky Road Blues;  Flint Hill Special; I Washed My Hands In Muddy Water; Cabin By The Side Of The Road;  It's Dixie For Me; When The Redeemed Are Gathered Home; You're No Longer A Sweetheart Of Mine; Blackberry Blossom - 83


Lew DeWitt (Harry Snyder)

 Lewis Calvin "Lew" DeWitt, *12-03-1938 Roanoke, VA, +15-08-1990
2nd version
by Praguefrank, Kurt Rokitta, G√ľnter Diebel, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS
see also Statler Brothers
1962 unknown, VA - Harry Snyder And The Buttermilk Drinkers
001 1008-45-100 WORRY, WORRY, WORRY Buttermilk 1001 /CLCD 2879
002 1008-45-101 A LOVELY ORCHID  Buttermilk 1001
COLLECTOR CLCD 2879 ROCK AND ROLL COUNTRY STYLE (NED, 2003)
1964 Major Recording Studios, Waynesboro, VA – Harry Snyder and The Buttermilk Drinkers (LewDewitt as by Harry Snyder [vcl/gt], Calvin Gochenour [el gt], Jim Fadley [steel], John Quillon [bass], Mike seay [drums], Carroll Durham [piano] + with Statler Brothers as by The Buttermilk Drinkers. producer: John Major)
003 1163-45-1005 THIS OLE HOUSE Wayne-Way 45-103
004 1163-45-1006 SOMEONE LIKE YOU Wayne-Way 45-103
005 1163-45-1007 MAMA WOULD HAVE BEEN SO PROUD 45-104
006 1163-45-1008 TRADING THE BLUES  45-104
1966 poss. Nashville, TN –  Harry Snyder
007 SoN 39841 BOULEVARD OF BLUES Haney H-45-101/MRLP 1086
008 SoN 39842 THE NEEDLE Haney H-45-101/MRLP 1086
009 SoN 42421 WHY DID YOU GO AND LET ME DOWN Haney H-45-102/MRLP 1086
010 SoN 42422 DON’T LOOK THE OTHER WAY Haney H-45-102/MRLP 1086
23 March 1967 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Statler Brothers as by Lew DeWitt (Don Reid [ld vcl], Harold Reid [bass vcl], Phil Balsley [baritone vcl], Lew DeWitt [tenor vcl] + unknown musicians Producer: Bob Johnston)
S01 NCO 120474 SHE WENT A LITTLE BIT FARTHER  4-44160
S02 NCO 120475 BROWN EYES  4-44160
Ca February 1968 Major Recording Studios, Waynesboro, VA – Harry Snyder
011 MR 1035A AND THEN SOME MR 1035/MRLP 1086
012 MR 1034B SETTIN' IN A TREE MR 1035/MRLP 1086
Summer 1969 Major Recording Studios, Waynesboro, VA – Harry Snyder and The Uptowners
013 I'M NOT THE BOY I USED TO BE MRLP 1086
014 WABASH CANNONBALL MRLP 1086
015 IS THAT WHAT YOU'D HAVE ME DO MRLP 1086
016 I SAW A MAN MRLP 1086
017 FIREBALL MAIL MRLP 1086
018 LAST TWO MILES MRLP 1086
1970 Major Recording Studios, Waynesboro, VA – Harry Snyder (Producer: John Major)
019 MR-1115A I'M ALRIGHT MR-1115
020 MR-1115B SOMEONE LIKE YOU MR-1115
1972 Major Recording Studios, Waynesboro, VA – Harry Snyder and The Community Mass Conter Choir os Staunton,, VA (Producer: John Major)
021 I HEARD MY DADDY'S PRAYER MRC-2003
022 DON'T YOU BELIEVE IT  MRC-2003
1972 Major Recording Studios, Waynesboro, VA – Harry Snyder and The Community Mass Conter Choir os Staunton,, VA (Producer: John Major)
023 CHRISTMAS ROSE MRC 2027
024 PRETTY PAPER  MRC 2027
1984 130 E. Springbrook Rd, Broadway, VA – Lew DeWitt (Producer: Lew Dewitt and Chip Young)
025 HELLO, HOUSTON  CP-160
026 DON’T OUR LOVE LOOK CP-160
027 LOVESICK BLUES
028 I GUESS IT NEVER HURT
029 MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS
030 IT TURNS ME INSIDE OUT
031 THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT A NAME
032 I'VE BEEN EVERYWHERE
033 CRY
034 I DON'T WANT TO SET THE WORLD ON FIRE
035 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME
036 SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES
ca. August 1985 Nashville, TN – Lew DeWitt (Lew DeWitt [vcl], Ray Edenton [ac gt], Pete Wade [el gt], Weldon Myrick [steel], Mike leech [bass], Jerry Carrigan [drums], Hargus Robbins [piano] + vocal chorus. Producer: Lew Dewitt and Chip Young)
037 YOU'LL NEVER KNOW  CP-147/671018-1
038 FLOWERS ON THE WALL  671018-1
039 I READ YOUR LETTER AGAIN   671018-1
040 87-CP-2609* WELCOME TO THE HOLIDAY INN   CP 172*/671018-1
041 WANDA GLEN  CP-147/ 671018-1
042 85-CP-2478  I LOVE VIRGINIA  CP-151/671018-1
043 SHOW ME SOMEONE MAKING PLANS TO LEAVE   671018-1
044 WHOLE LOTTA MONEY  671018-1
045 SHE MUST HAVE LOVIN' EYES   CP-151/ 671018-1
046 SO THIS CLOSE    671018-1
Poss 1986 or later unknown – Lew Dewitt
047 LOVESICK BLUES
048 I GUESS IT NEVER HURT TO HURT SOMETIMES
049 MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS
050 IT TURNS ME INSIDE OUT
051 THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT THAT NAME
052 I'VE BEEN EVERYWHERE
053 CRY
054 I DON'T WANT TO SET THE WORLD ON FIRE
055 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME
056  SMOKE GET'S IN YOUR EYES
Tracks above issued on album Classics
1980s Nashville, TN – Lew DeWitt (Producer: Mick Lloyd)
057 SOFT SPOT  Slow Dance
ca. March 1987 Nashville, TN – Lew DeWitt (Producer: Mick Lloyd)
058 87-CP-2608/U-18983   SLOW DANCE  CP-172  [alt.:] Slow Dance
ca. 1989 unknown– Lew DeWitt
059 MOONSET OAK 1092   [alt.:] Slow Dance



ALBUMS
MRC MRLP 1086 Harry Snyder And The Uptowners Present Your Requests
: I'm Not The Boy I Used To Be; Boulevard Of Blues; Wabash Cannonball; Is That What You'd Have Me Do; Why Did You Go And Let Me Down; I Saw A Man; Settin' In A Tree; The Needle; Fireball Mail; And Then Some; Last Two Miles; Don't Look The Other Way – 09-69 (MX: 25227/8)
Lew DeWitt D 854 Here To Stay: Lovesick Blues; I Guess It Never Hurt; Memories Are Made Of This; It Turns Me Inside Out; There's Something About A Name; I've Been Everywhere; Cry; I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire; Save The Last Dance For Me; Smoke Gets In Your Eyes – 84
Compleat 67-1018 On My Own:  You'll Never Know; Flowers On The Wall; I Read Your Letter Again; Welcome To The Holiday Inn; Wanda Glen; I Love Virginia; Show Me Someone Making Plans To Leave; Whole Lotta Money; She Must Have Lovin' Eyes; So This Close – 85
Mick Lloyd Prod ? Classics:  Lovesick Blues;  I Guess It Never Hurt to Hurt Sometimes;  Memories Are Made of This;  It Turns Me Inside Out;  There's Something About That Name;  I've Been Everywhere;  Cry; I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire;  Save the Last Dance for Me;  Smoke Get's in Your Eyes – 08-07-22

EPs
Mick Lloyd Prod ? Slow Dance:  Slow Dance;  Soft Spot;  Moonset – 01-07-22

SINGLES
Buttermilk (1962) Harry Snyder And The Buttermilk Drinkers
45-1001 Worry, Worry, Worry / A Lovely Orchid - 62
Wayne-Way (1964) Harry Snyder
45-103 This Ole House / Someone Like You – 64 And The Buttermilk Drinkers
45-104 Mama Would Have Been So Proud / Trading The Blues - 64
Haney  (1967) Harry Snyder
H-45-101 Boulevard Of Blues / The Needle – 66
H-45-102 Why Did You Go And Let Me Down – 66
Columbia (1967)                
4-44160 She Went A Little Bit Farther / Brown Eyes – 29-05-67
Major/MRC  Harry Snyder
MR 1035 And Then Some / Settin' In A Tree – 04-68
MR-1115 I'm Alright / Someone Like You - 70
MRC-2003 I Heard My Daddy's Prayer / Don't You Believe It - 72
MRC 2027 Christmas Rose / Pretty Paper – 11-72
Compleat (1985-86)                
CP-147 You'll Never Know / Wanda Glen - 10-85
CP-151 I Love Virginia / She Must Have Lovin' Eyes - 01-86
CP-160 Hello Houston / Don't Our Love Look - 10-86
CP-172 Slow Dance / Slow Dance - 04-87 (promo)
Oak
OAK 1092 Moonset / Moonset  – 90 (promo)

Note:
There is also 1960’s pop EP with two tracks by Harry Snyder. I believe that this is different artist
Air 5131 [Cara Stewart]: Valley Of Dreams; Spring Promise / [Harry Snyder:] Me Brudder; Rock-A-Star Moon – 6-



John England and The Western Swingers

 by Praguefrank
SESSIONS

2002 Big Ears Studio, Inglewood, TN – John England and The Western Swingers (John England [vcl/gt],  Tommy Hannum [vcl/steel], David Spicher [vcl/bass],  Randy Mason [vcl/drums], Gene "Pappy" Merritts [vcl/fiddle],  Tom McBryde [vcl/piano]. Producer: John England)
001 LITTLE LIZA JANE WSCD 2002
002 KIND OF LOVE I CAN'T FORGET WSCD 2002  
003YOUR TURN TO CRY WSCD 2002
004 MAKES NO DIFFERENCE NOW WSCD 2002
005 STUMBLING WSCD 2002  
006 STARDUST WSCD 2002
007 PEACH PICKIN' TIME IN GEORGIA WSCD 2002
008 DEEP WATER WSCD 2002
009 LITTLE RED WAGON WSCD 2002  
010 UNDER THE DOUBLE EAGLE WSCD 2002  
011 ROSETTA WSCD 2002
012 SWEET JENNY LEE WSCD 2002
2004 Big Ears Studio, Inglewood, TN / The Fiddle House, Nashville, TN – John England and The Western Swingers (John England [vcl/gt] Jerry Krahn [ac gt/banjo],  Paul Kramer [mandolin/ fiddle], Tommy Hannum [vcl/steel], David Spicher [vcl/bass], Randy Mason [vcl/drums], Gene "Pappy" Merritts [vcl/fiddle],  Tom McBryde [piano],  Paul Ross [baritone sax],  John Balut [clarinet/ tnr sax], Scott Ducaj [trumpet],  Jimmy Clark [trumpet/ mandolin/ fiddle])
013 THANKS A LOT WSCD 2004
014 WALKIN THE FLOOR OVER YOU WSCD 2004
015 I'M LOOKING HIGH AND LOW FOR MY BABY WSCD 2004
016 I LOVE YOU BECAUSE WSCD 2004
017 MISSISSIPPI GAL WSCD 2004
018 IT'S BEEN SO LONG DARLIN‘ WSCD 2004
019 DON'T BE ASHAMED OF YOUR AGE WSCD 2004
020 YOU NEARLY LOSE YOUR MIND WSCD 2004
021 WALTZ ACROSS TEXAS WSCD 2004
022 RHODES-BUD BOOGIE WSCD 2004
023 IN HER OWN PECULIAR WAY WSCD 2004
024TOMORROW NEVER COMES WSCD 2004  
2008 Big Ears Studio, Inglewood, TN / The Fiddle House, Nashville, TN / Java Jive Studio, Nashville, TN/ Western Swing Central, ?  – John England and The Western Swingers (John England [vcl/gt], Tommy Hannum [vcl/steel], David Spicher [vcl/bass], Walter Hartman [drums], Gene "Pappy" Merritts [vcl/fiddle], Neil Stretcher [vcl/piano]. Producer: John England)
025 OPEN THAT GATE
026 I'LL KEEP ON LOVING YOU
027 BRING IT ON DOWN
028 OLD TOWN
029 NEELY'S BEND QUICK STEP    
030 ONE MORE TIME
031 RIGHT THERE WITH ME
032 WALTZ FOR SUE ANN
033 BIG BOY STRUT
034 BROWNSVILLE
035 THE CLOSER I GET
036 SHE'S COMIN' HOME WITH ME
037 YES, SIR
Tracks above issued on album Open That Gate
2013 Nashville, TN – John England and The Western Swingers
038 PECOS BILL
039 SHORTNIN' BREAD
040 WHEN YOU AND I WERE YOUNG, MAGGIE
041 ON MOONLIGHT BAY
042 CINDY
043 YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS
044 DRUMS ON THE CUMBERLAND
045 YODELIN' DAYS
046 SMILES
047 SUGAR BLUES
048 CARRY ME BACK TO OL VIRGINNY
049 FIDDLER'S WALTZ
050 GOODBYE LIZA JANE
Tracks above issued on album Songs Older Than Pappy

ALBUMS
Western Swingers WSCD 2002 Swinging Broadway
: Little Liza Jane; Kind of Love I Can't Forget; Your Turn To Cry; Makes No Difference Now; Stumbling; Stardust; Peach Pickin' Time In Georgia; Deep Water; Little Red Wagon; Under The Double Eagle; Rosetta; Sweet Jenny Lee - 02
Western Swingers WSCD 2004 Thanks A Lot: Thanks A Lot; Walkin The Floor Over You; I'm Looking High And Low For My Baby; I Love You Because; Mississippi Gal; It's Been So Long Darlin‘; Don't Be Ashamed Of Your Age; You Nearly Lose Your Mind; Waltz Across Texas; Rhodes-Bud Boogie; In Her Own Peculiar Way; Tomorrow Never Comes - 04
Lickety Split  no # Open That Gate: Open That Gate; I'll Keep On Loving You; Bring It On Down; Old Town; Neely's Bend Quick Step; One More Time; Right There With Me; Waltz For Sue Ann; Big Boy Strut;  Brownsville; The Closer I Get; She's Comin' Home With Me; Yes, Sir – 17-06-08
Lickety Split  028672 84901 7 Songs Older Than Pappy: Pecos Bill; Shortnin' Bread; When You And I Were Young, Maggie; On Moonlight Bay; Cindy; Yellow Rose Of Texas; Drums On The Cumberland; Yodelin' Days; Smiles; Sugar Blues; Carry Me Back To Ol Virginny; Fiddler's Waltz; Goodbye Liza Jane – 18-06-13


Brady Enslen / Enslow

 by Praguefrank
SESSIONS  

Ca 2013 unknown, AB, CAN - Brady Enslen and Brett Nelson
001 SWEETGRASS
2014 [Live] Medalta Potteries, Medicine Hat, AB, CAN – Brady Enslen and Brett Nelson (+ Karla Adolphe,  Anni DeGroot)
00101 THE ENGINEER
00102 BITTER IN BARSTOW
00103 WATCH THE WIND
00104 HAWK'S EYE
00105 PIETA
00106 MAKER
00107 LOST ICE
00108 THE WHIPOORWILL
Tracks above issued on album The Kiln Sessions
Ca 2014 [demo sessions] unknown, AB, CAN – Brady Enslen
00109 LONESOME WINDS
00110 BITTER IN BARSTOW
February 2015 The Song Shop, Winnipeg MB, CAN – Brady Enslen (Brady Enslen [vcl/gt],
Matt Filopoulos [gt], Eric Lemoine [steel], Ashley Au [bass], Dan Bertnick [drums], Scott Nolan     [bell/ bellringer/ organ/ piano], Aisha Belle [violin/ bck vcl]. Producer: Scott Nolan)
002 DRIVE
003 HORIZON LINES
004 BEAUTIFUL THINGS
005 END OF A PAGE
006 LONESOME WINDS
007 BITTER IN BARTSOW
008 THE HAWKS EYE
009 THE ENGINEER
010 NO WHISKEY FOR MAMA
011 DRAGS OF SUNSET
Tracks above issued on album Beautiful Things
2015 home recordings – Enslow (Jay Bowcott [vcl/ac gt/foot drums], Brady Enslen [vcl/el gt])
E01 HURT
E02 THE LIE
E03 TAKING MY TIME
2016 unknown - Enslow
E04 UPPER HAND
E05 RAIN ON ME
E06 SEND HER MY BEST
2016 Stagger’s Rebeltone Ranch, Lethbridge, AB, CAN - Enslow (Jay Bowcott and Brady Enslen. Producer: Leeroy Stagger)
E07 LONG WAY HOME
E08 THE ONLY WAY
E09 DRIFTERS
E10 CHILD
E11 JESSE
E12 CAJUN SOUL
E13 BANDOLEER
E14 WHISKEY RIDER
E15 GHOSTS
E16 WILD EYES
E17 WHEELS
E18 WORKING MAN’S DISPOSITION
Tracks above issued on album Drifters
7 November 2017 Rockwater Recording Studi, Dunmore, AB, CAN – Enslow
E19 SMALL TOWN

ALBUMS
Brady Enslen [CAN] ? The Kiln Sessions:
The Engineer; Bitter In Barstow; Watch The Wind; Hawk's Eye; Pieta; Maker; Lost Ice; The Whipoorwill - 03-11-14 w. Brett Nelson
Brady Enslen [CAN] ? Beautiful Things:  Drive;  Horizon Lines;  Beautiful Things;  End Of A Page;  Lonesome Winds; Bitter In Bartsow;  The Hawks Eye;  The Engineer;  No Whiskey For Mama; Drags Of Sunset – 11-09-15
Enslow  [CAN] ? Drifters: Long Way Home; The Only Way; Drifters; Child; Jesse; Cajun Soul; Bandoleer; Whiskey Rider; Ghosts; Wild Eyes; Wheels; Working Man’s Disposition – 24-02-17