Monday, February 5, 2024

Crooked Pine Band (Crooked Pine Stringband)

 Marion "Weasel"  Boatwright
Troy "Hot Springs" Harrison
Frank "Lefty"  McConnell
Craig "Chief " Bannerman

by Praguefrank
SESSIONS

2003 unknown, NC – The Crooked Pine Stringband
001 DUCKS ON THE POND / WHISKEY BEFORE BREAKFAST
002 CHITLIN COOKIN TIME IN CHEATHAM COUNTY
003 PARADISE
004 FLY AROUND MY PRETTY LITTLE MISS
005 SHADY GROVE
006 FREIGHT TRAIN BLUES
007 KENTUCKY
008 HOBO'S LULLABY
009 LONG BLACK VEIL
010 CLUCK OLD HEN
011 KISSING IS A CRIME
012 THREE FORKS OF THE CHEAT
013 NIGHT RIDER'S LAMENT
014 QUINCE DILLION'S HIGH D
015 BONAPART'S RETREAT
016 BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN REFUGEE Keepers
017 BARTON'S AIRE
Tracks above issued on album Then and Now
2012 unknown, NC – The Crooked Pine Band
018 TWISTED LAUREL
019 SETTIN' THE WOODS ON FIRE
020 STAY ALL NIGHT
021 CALVARY Keepers
022 THE B PART Keepers
023 BECKY MOUNTAIN ROAD
024 HOBO'S MEDITATION/OLD BUDDY GOODNIGHT
025 ELK RIVER BLUES
026 GREASY COAT/28TH OF JANUARY
027 RAILROADING ON THE GREAT DIVIDE
028 GONE, GONNA RISE AGAIN
029 JULIE ANN JOHNSON
030 NOBODY LOVES ME ANYMORE
031 FIDDLE AND BOW Keepers
032 AIN'T NO BETTER TIMES Keepers
Tracks above issued on album No Better Times
Spring 2013 Brevard, NC – The Crooked Pine Band
033 WHITE FREIGHTLINER BLUES
034 THE BARN DANCE Keepers
035 THE GREASY CORNER BAR AND GRILL Keepers
036 RAIN AND SNOW
037  OPHELIA Keepers
038 JESSE AND SARA
039 TRAVELIN' BLUES
040 SWANNANOA TUNNEL
041 FLYING DREAMS
042 CASEY JONES
043 POSSUM ON A LEASH
044  ONE WAY OUT
045  REUBEN'S TRAIN
046 GOODNIGHT / LOVING TRAIL
Tracks above issued on album Branching Out
2017 unknown, NC – The Crooked Pine Band
047 ELZIC'S FAREWELL Keepers
048 BRAND NEW TENNESSEE WALTZ
049 I'M STILL HERE Keepers
050  RED ROCKING CHAIR Keepers
051 LOST GIRL
052 CLAY COUNTY MINER Keepers
053 WEST VIRGINIA GALS
054 DARLING CORY Keepers
055 JOHN STENSON'S, NO. 2 Keepers
056 DIGGING ON THE NEW RAILROAD
057 FAREWELL TRION
058 OLD MOUNTAIN DEW
059 COUSIN SALLY BROWN
060 THROUGH THE VALLEYS AND THE HILLS
061 PLAXTY IRWIN
Tracks above issued on album Volume Four
Btw 1975-2020 unknown, NC – The Crooked Pine Band
062 WILLOW GARDEN
063 BLUE YODEL BLUES
064 BLUES STAY AWAY FROM ME
065 SALTY DOG RAG
066 WALKING IN THE PARLOR
067 KENTUCKY [0:59}
Tracks above issued on album Keepers
2020 or sooner [live] unknown – The Crooked Pine Band
06701 SALLY ANN Keepers







ALBUMS
Weasel ? Then and Now:
Ducks on the Pond / Whiskey Before Breakfast; Chitlin Cookin Time in Cheatham County; Paradise; Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss; Shady Grove; Freight Train Blues; Kentucky; Hobo's Lullaby; Long Black Veil; Cluck Old Hen; Kissing Is A Crime; Three Forks Of The Cheat; Night Rider's Lament; Quince Dillion's High D; Bonapart's Retreat; Blue Ridge Mountain Refugee;  Barton's Aire - 03
Crooked Pine Band ? No Better Times: Twisted Laurel;  Settin' the Woods On Fire;  Stay All Night;  Calvary;  The B Part;  Becky Mountain Road;  Hobo's Meditation/Old Buddy Goodnight;  Elk River Blues;  Greasy Coat/28th of January;  Railroading On the Great Divide;  Gone, Gonna Rise Again;  Julie Ann Johnson;  Nobody Loves Me Anymore;  Fiddle and Bow;  Ain't No Better Times – 28-09-12
Crooked Pine Band ? Branching Out:  White Freightliner Blues;  The Barn Dance;  The Greasy Corner Bar and Grill;  Rain and Snow;  Ophelia;  Jesse and Sara;  Travelin' Blues;  Swannanoa Tunnel;  Flying Dreams;  Casey Jones;  Possum On a Leash;  One Way Out;  Reuben's Train;  Goodnight / Loving Trail – 05-12-14
Crooked Pine Band ? Volume Four: Elzic's Farewell;  Brand New Tennessee Waltz;  I'm Still Here;  Red Rocking Chair;  Lost Girl;  Clay County Miner;  West Virginia Gals;  Darling Cory;  John Stenson's, No. 2;  Digging on the New Railroad;  Farewell Trion;  Old Mountain Dew;  Cousin Sally Brown;  Through the Valleys and the Hills;  Plaxty Irwin – 30-04-18
Crooked Pine Band ? Keepers, 1975-2020:  Elzics Farewell;  Willow Garden;  Sally Ann (Live);  Blue Yodel Blues;  Ophelia; Red Rocking Chair;  John Stenson's #2;  Blues Stay Away from Me;  The Greasy Corner Bar and Grill;  Fiddle and Bow;  I'm Still Here;  Darlin' Cory;  Clay County Miner;  The Barn Dance;  Kentucky;  Calvary;  Blue Ridge Mountain Refugee;  Salty Dog Rag;  The B Part;  Ain't No Better Times;  Walking in the Parlor – 23-05-20

















 

Hi-Liners

 By Praguefrank
SESSIONS

2016 unknown, WA – The Hi-Liners
001 THE HEAVY PART
002 LAST SONG FOR YOU
003 CHEESEDICK COUNTRY PAIN
004 SEA OF LOVE
005 GOOD TIME CHARLIE'S GOT THE BLUES
Tracks above issued on EP That's Close Enough
2016 [demo sessions] unknown, WA – The Hi-Liners (Mark Berger [rh gt], Ryan Moriarty [ld gt], Nate Larsen [bass/ gt], Jonny Dagger [ouija board], Timothy Minarchi [cello])
00501 LONELY SEARCHING
00502 DRACULA'S DICK
00503 WEIRD WANDER
00504 MAYO MOTHRA
00505 DREAM SEQUENCE
00506 DRACULA'S REPRISE
Tracks above issued n EP Boo!
2017 unknown, WA – The Hi-Liners (Mark Berger [vcl/gt], Nate Larsen [bass/ gt],
Jonny Dagger [drums], Deb Collins [fiddle])
006 BOX ELDER BUG
007 FIRE THAT WON'T PUT OUT
008 TIME AND TEMP. AT THE FLYING J
009 BLACK COWS ON YELLOW GRASS
010 THE WALTZ
011 BELLE OF THE BAR
Tracks above issued on EP Black Cows on Yellow Grass
2018 unknown, WA – The Hi-Liners
012 HEADED FOR THE SUNDOWN digital single [rel. May 17]
2020 unknown, WA – The Hi-Liners (Mark Berger [vcl/gt], Nate Larsen [bass/ld gt],  Jonny Dagger [drums/percussion],  Deb Collins [fiddle], Timothy Minarchi [cello], Dan Bode [harmonica], Travis Young [organ],  Cassie Studer [bck vcl].  Producer: Timothy Minarchi)
013 REAL LIFE
014 CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES
015 LIKE NEVER-BEFORE PRICES
016 LONELY BLUE BOY
017 MARK'S THEME
018 KILLDEER
019 THE ENJOYER
020 THE MAN WHO WOULDN'T HANG
021 I RESIGN
022 VALLEY COUNTY
Tracks above issued on album I Resign

ALBUMS
Hi-Liners no # I Resign
: Real Life; Certain Circumstances; Like Never-Before Prices; Lonely Blue Boy; Mark's Theme; Killdeer; The Enjoyer; The Man Who Wouldn't Hang; I Resign; Valley County  – 02-09-20

EPs
Hi-Liners ? That's Close Enough: The Heavy Part; Last Song For You; Cheesedick Country Pain; Sea of Love; Good Time Charlie's Got the Blues - 16
Hi-Liners ? Black Cows on Yellow Grass: Box Elder Bug; Fire That Won't Put Out; Time and Temp. at the Flying J; Black Cows on Yellow Grass; The Waltz; Belle of the Bar - 19-09-17
Hi-Liners no # Boo!: Lonely Searching; Dracula's Dick; Weird Wander; Mayo Mothra; Dream Sequence; Dracula's Reprise – 16-12-20 (demos)

Bob Flower

 by Praguefrank
SESSIONS
 

1963 Nashville, TN – Bobby Flower and The Stardusters
001 N 204 I FEEL SO BLUE  Do-Ra-Me 5039 /Stomper Time
002 N 205 LET'S GO TO CHURCH [LET’S GO TO CHURCH THIS  SUNDAY*]  5039/* Stomper Time
003 N 206  IT WAS SWEET WHILE IT LASTED 5040/ Stomper Time
004 N 207 TO KEEP YOU SATISFIED 5040/ Stomper Time
1965 Nashville, TN – Bob Flower [-1], Dody Lynn [-2] and The Stardusters (Bob Flower [vcl-], Dody Lynn [vcl-2], Jimmy Clemons [ld gt], Jerry Steadman [rh gt], Kenny Lee [steel], Ivan Wilson [bass]
005 WALKING THE FLOOR OVER YOU -1 DR-LP-6623  
006 COLD, COLD HEART -1 DR-LP-6623  
007 MR. AND MRS. USED TO BE -1-2 DR-LP-6623  
008 DEER RUN -1 DR-LP-6623  
009 THIS OLD HEART -2 DR-LP-6623  
010 GIRL IN THE NIGHT -1 DR-LP-6623  
011 FOUR WALLS -1 DR-LP-6623  
012 LONESOME 7-7203 -1  DR-LP-6623  
013 WHEN MY BLUE MOON TURNS TO GOLD AGAIN -1-2 DR-LP-6623  
014 BURY ME BENEATH THE WILLOW -1 DR-LP-6623  
015 IT WASN'T GOD WHO MADE HONKY TONK ANGELS -2 DR-LP-6623  
016 THAT'S ALL YOU'LL EVER BE TO ME -1 DR-LP-6623   
All album tracks reissued on Stomper Time album
1965 Nashville, TN – Bob Flower and The Stardusters
017 FN 247 I'LL CELEBRATE THIS NEW YEARS (WITH THE BLUES) 5045/ Stomper Time
018 FN 248/ ZAFX 6504015-A THREE MONTHS AGO TODAY 5050/ Stomper Time [MONTHS AGO TODAY:] Stomper Time
019 FN 249 ALWAYS LOVING YOU 5045 [poss. same as SAVE ALL YOUR LOVE FOR ME] Stomper Time
020 FN 250/ ZAFX 6504014-B  ITS OVER NOW 5050/ Stomper Time [take 2] Stomper Time [take 3] Stomper Time
1968 Nashville, TN – Bob Bob Flower and His Stardusters (Producer: Ray Petersen)
021 DRAW TREE R-110  
022 RAINBOWS R-110  



ALBUMS
Do-Ra-Me DR-LP-6623 Bob Flower And His Star Dusters Featuring Dody Lynn: Walking The Floor Over You; Cold, Cold Heart; Mr. And Mrs. Used To Be; Deer Run; This Old Heart; A Girl In The Night; Four Walls; Lonesome 7-7203; When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again; Bury Me Beneath The Willow; It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels; That's All You'll Ever Be To Me – 65 (MX: R4M-7113/14)
Stomper Time [UK] ? Arkansas Country Boy:  Walkin' the Floor over You;  Cold, Cold Heart;  Mr. And Mrs. Used to Be;  Deer Run;  This Old Heart;  Lonely Girl in the Night;  Four Walls;  Lonesome 7-7203;  When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again;  Bury Me Beneath the Willow;  It Wasn't God Who Made Honkey Tonk Angels;  That's All You'll Ever Be to Me;  I Feel so Blue;  Let's Go to Church This Sunday;  It Was Sweet While It Lasted;  To Keep You Satisfied;  I'll Celebrate This New Year;  Months Ago Today;  Save All Your Love for Me;  It's over Now;  Three Months Ago Today;  It's over Now (Take 2);  It's over Now (Take 3) – 12-03-15


SINGLES

Do-Ra-Me  and The Stardusters
5039 I Feel So Blue / Let's Go To Church - 63
5040 To Keep You Satisfied / It Was Sweet While It Lasted - 63
5045 I'll Celebrate This New Years (With The Blues) / Always Loving You – 65?
5050 Three Months Ago Today / Its Over Now – 65
Rose (1968) and His Stardusters
R-110  Draw Tree / Rainbows - 68


Billy Droze (Billy Ryan)

 Billy Ryan Droze, *1986 Lafayette, LA
3rd version
By Praguefrank, G√ľnter Diebel
SESSIONS

2002 unknown – Billy Droze
001 BLUE'S SINGER WITH A RED GUITAR 408102.10
002 OVER THE HILL 408102.10
2000s unknown – Billy Ryan
Unknown tracks for two unknown albums
2009 County Q Studios,  Nashville, TN/ Wishbone Studios,  Muscle Shoals, AL – Billy Ryan, *with Marty Raybon (Producer: Billy Ryan,  Mike McGuire)
026 SIMPLEVILLE
027 READY FOR THE RIDE
028 WHEN I BELIEVED
029 LET ME SEE YOUR HANDS
030 DIFFERENT KIND OF CROWN
031 BIG CITY
032 GOING THROUGH HELL*
Tracks above issued on album Ready for The Ride
2009 Stack-Key Studios, Nashville, TN – Billy Ryan (Producer: Billy Ryan,  Mike McGuire)
033 THAT'S WHY I RUN
034 WHILE I STILL CAN
035 YOU NEVER KNOW
036 WHEN DADDY DRANK
Tracks above issued on album Ready for The Ride
2009 unknown – Billy Ryan with Peter Dula and The Rovers
037 SUCCEED
Late 2000s-early 2010s unknown – Billy Droze or as Billy Ryan
038 CALL IT SOMETHING ELSE
039 I'M ALL YOURS
040 KINDA LIKE THE WAY IT FEELS
041 LESS I'M LOVIN' YOU
042 MY BLUE WORLD
043 THE B2EST THINGS IN LIFE
044 35TH OF MAY
045 WISDOM OF A FOOL
046 YOU'LL FIND ME IN A HONKY TONK
2012 Nashville, TN – Billy Droze
051 SINNIN' MAN
052 I CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU AGAIN
053 IT AINT WORTH IT
054 WHAT'S HER NAME
055 BURN ME DOWN
056 ALL THAT'S LEFT OF YOU AND ME
057 WHEN
058 WAR WITHOUT WORDS
059 I WALK IN THE SUNSHINE
060 HALFWAY UP TO HEAVEN
061 WHEN THE TIME COMES –
Tracks above issued on EP Sinnin’Man – The Acoustic Sessions
2013 Nashville, TN – Billy Droze, with Marty Raybon [-1], Mike McGuire [-2], Jim seals [-3], Stan Thorn [-4], Kevin Denney [-5], Sonya Isaacs [-6], Ben Isaacs [-7]
062 FREE AGAIN -1-2-3-4
063 WALKING AWAY
064 WE DID
065 HER MEMORY AGAIN -5
066 NOT IF I KEEP ON LOVING YOU
067 FOOLS LULLABY
068 WORDS FROM AN OLD MAN
069 HILLBILLY HILL
070 SHIPS OR TRAINS
071 IF THE BOTTLE WAS A BIBLE -6-7
Tracks above issued on album Ambassador
2014 [sessions for Throwback]  unknown – Kevin Moon feturing Kevin Denney, Wesley Dennis, Billy Droze
072 TENNESSEE COURAGE Dirt Road
May 2016 Listening Room, Nashville, TN – Billy Droze
073 CRAZY IN THE HEART
074 LOOK A LITTLE CLOSER
075 HONKY TONK HEMINGWAY
076 EASIER DONE THAN SAID
077 I WANNA KNOW
078 IF YOU SEE KAY
079 WHERE I'VE BEEN
Tracks above issued on EP Honky Tonk Hemingway, Six Pack and a Shot
2017 County Q Studio, Nashville, TN/ Red Bird Studio, Franklin, TN – Billy Droze, with Marty Raybon [-1], Marija Droze [-2], Ronnie Bowman [-3],
080 KENTUCKY BLUE  RUR 1138
081 BETTER WITH TIME  RUR 1138
082 CHILL IN THE ROOM -1 RUR 1138
083 GO BACK THERE AGAIN  RUR 1138
084 HOME IN HELL  RUR 1138
085 LEAD ME -2  RUR 1138
086 HAUNTED BY THE WIND  RUR 1138
087 MY FATHER'S SON  RUR 1138
088 RAIN WON'T QUIT -3 RUR 1138
089 RAGING RIVERS -2  RUR 1138
090 TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN  RUR 1138
091 SOUNDS LIKE PRETTY MUSIC  RUR 1138  
2018 Nashville, TN – Billy Droze, with Tommy Emmanuel [-1], Shenandoah [-2] (Billy Droze [vcl/gt], Matthew Davis [gt/ banjo],  Andy Leftwich [mandolin/fiddle], Scott Mulvahill [bass], Ronnie Bowman, Don Rigsby,  Marija Droze [bck vcl])
092 COAL FED TRAIN
093 SHADOWS IN THE ROOM
094 CHAIN GANG
095 WHEN THE TIME COMES
096 SHACKLED AND BOUND
097 ANGELS WATCHING OVER ME
098 SHE BROKE MY HEART IN SPANISH
099 IF IT WASN'T FOR A SONG
100 THAT'D BE YOU  -1
101 ALL IS WELL
102 FREE AGAIN -2
103 TILL I GET HOME
Tracks above issued on album Renaissance
2020 unknown – Billy Droze (Billy Droze [vcl/gt], Jason Roller [gt/fiddle/ mandolin],  Greg Martin [bass], Kalii Roller [vcl])
104 WAITING OUT THE STORM
105 SMALL TOWN MYSTERY
106 ANYWHERE THE WIND MIGHT BLOW
107 BRING ON THE WIND
108 MISS ME ANYMORE
109 HERE WE ARE
110 DREAMER'S MELODY
111 NIGHT BIRDS
112 WOMAN OF MY LIFE
113 SHE'S STILL HERE
114 PRETENDING
115 HOW I TELL YOU GOODBYE
116 ALL YOU GOTTA DO IS LISTEN
Tracks above issued on album Waitin’ Out The Storm
2021 unknown – Billy Droze with Ronnie Bowman, John Anderson and Shawn Camp
117 CHICKEN TRUCK digital single [rel. Feb. 4, 2022]
2021 Nashville, TN – Billy Droze
118 GOSPEL TRUTH
119 READY TO GO
120 IF THE BOTTLE WAS A BIBLE
121 JUST LET GO
122 TILL I GET HOME
123 ANGELS WATCHING OVER ME
124 DIFFERENT KIND OF CROWN
125 THAT'S WHEN I BELIEVED
126 IF JESUS WAS BORN TODAY
127 SHOW ME THE WAY
128 ALL IS WELL
Tracks above issued on album Gospel Truth
2022 [sessions for RBR Family Christmas] unknown – Billy Droze, *with Marja Droze
129 THERE’S A NEW KID IN TOWN*
130 THE GREATEST GIFT
2023 Nashville, TN – Billy Droze (Billy Droze [vcl/gt], James Seliga [mandolin/ac gt],
Mike Sumner [banjo], Josh Matheny [dobro], Josh Swift [dobro/ hmny vcl], Greg Martin [bass], Stephen Burrell [fiddle], Tim Crouch [fiddle/ percussion/ bass/ strings], Jason Roller [fiddle/hmny vcl],  Marija Droze [hmny vcl])
131 CRY MY LIFE AWAY
132  IT'S OK TO BE OK
133 STARTING TO RAIN
134 YESTERDAY
135 RUN
136 THAT SWEET GAL OF MINE
137 LEAVE WITHOUT SAYING GOODBYE
138 OLD FRIENDS
139 CLOUDS KEEP ON CRYING
140 CHICKEN TRUCK
141 THE DAY I DIED
142 BILLY THE KID
143 TU SOLO TU (YOU ONLY YOU)
144 THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ME
tracks above issued on album Billy The Kid

ALBUMS
2 unknown albums credited to Billy Ryan
Billy Ryan no # Ready For The Ride: Simpleville; Ready For The Ride; That's When I Believed; Let Me See Your Hands; Different Kind Of Crown; That's Why I Run; While I Still Can; Big City; You Never Know; When Daddy Drank; Going Through Hell (w. Marty Raybon) – 09 Billy Ryan
Carmen Road ? Sinnin' Man - The Acoustic Sessions: Sinnin' man; I Can't Wait to See You Again; It Aint Worth It; What's Her Name; Burn Me Down; All That's Left of You and Me; When; War Without Words; I Walk in the Sunshine; Halfway up to Heaven; When the Time Comes – 15-02-13
Carmen Road ? Ambassador: Free Again (feat. Marty Raybon, Mike MC Guire, Jim Seales. Stan Thorn); Walking Away; We Did; Her Memory Again (feat. Kevin Denney); Not If I Keep on Loving You; Fools Lullaby; Words from an Old Man; Hillbilly Hill; Ships or Trains; If the Bottle Was a Bible (feat. Sonya Isaacs and Ben Isaacs)- 12-12-13
Rural Rhythm RUR 1138 To Whom It May Concern: Kentucky Blue; Better with Time; Chill in the Room (feat. Marty Raybon); Go Back There Again; Home in Hell; Lead Me (feat. Marija Droze); Haunted by the Wind; My Father's Son; Rain Won't Quit (feat. Ronnie Bowman); Raging Rivers (feat. Marija Droze); To Whom It May Concern; Sounds Like Pretty Music – 28-07-17
RBR Ent. no # (UPC732068305123) Renaissance: Coal Fed Train; Shadows in the Room; Chain Gang; When the Time Comes; Shackled and Bound; Angels Watching over Me; She Broke My Heart in Spanish; If It Wasn't for a Song; That'd Be You (w.Tommy Emmanuel); All Is Well; Free Again (w.Shenandoah); Till I Get Home – 30-08-19
RBR Ent. ? Waitin’ Out The Storm: Waiting out the Storm;  Small Town Mystery; Anywhere the Wind Might Blow;  Bring on the Wind;  Miss Me Anymore;  Here We Are; Dreamer's Melody; Night Birds;  Woman of My Life;  She's Still Here; Pretending; How I Tell You Goodbye; All You Gotta Do is Listen – 05-03-21
RBR Ent. ? Gospel Truth: Gospel Truth;  Ready to Go;  If the Bottle Was a Bible;  Just Let Go;  Till I Get Home;  Angels Watching over Me;  Different Kind of Crown;  That's When I Believed;  If Jesus Was Born Today;  Show Me the Way;  All is Well – 20-05-22
RBR Ent. ? Billy The Kid:  Cry My Life Away;  It's Ok To Be Ok;  Starting To Rain;  Yesterday;  Run;  That Sweet Gal Of Mine;  Leave Without Saying Goodbye;  Old Friends;  Clouds Keep On Crying;  Chicken Truck;  The Day I Died;  Billy The Kid;  Tu Solo Tu (You Only You);  The Gospel According To Me – 18-08-23


EPs
Carmen Road ? Honky Tonk Hemingway, Six Pack and a Shot: Crazy in the Heart; Look a Little Closer; Honky Tonk Hemingway; Easier Done Than Said; I Wanna Know; If You See Kay; Where I've Been – 13-09-16

SINGLES
Billy Droze
408102.10 Blue's Singer With A Red Guitar / Over The Hill - 02