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Saturday, August 29, 2009

Dwight Butcher

SESSIONS
13 December 1932 New York City – Dwight Butcher aka Slim Oakdale (solo vcl/gt)
001 C1917 LONESOME ROAD BLUES Crown 3433 Varsity 5126 Continental C-3013
002 C1918 MYSTERY OF OLD NUMBER FIVE Crown 3433 Varsity 5126
9 January 1933 Victor Studio, 44th St., New York City - Dwight Butcher (Bob Miller [piano])
003 BS-74776 THE LONESOME COWBOY 23772 Montgomery Ward M-4468
004 BS-74777 A NEW DAY IS COMING MIGHTY SOON 23794
005 BS-74778 SWEET OLD LADY 23810
006 BS-74779 BY A LITTLE BAYOU 23794
007 BS-74780 I AM A FUGITIVE FROM A CHAIN GANG unissued
008 BS-74781 FRIVOLOUS FRISCO FAN 23772
009 BS-74782 FRIVOLOUS FRISCO FAN B-5012 Sunrise S-3112
010 BS-74783 SWEET OLD LADY Electrodisk-1946
011 BS-74786 A NEW DAY IS COMING MIGHTY SOON Electrodisk 1946
30 January 1933 New York City – Dwight Butcher aka Slim Oakdale (Roy Smeck [gt/steel])
012 C1983 MOTHER, THE QUEEN OF MY HEART Crown 3476 Varsity 5019
013 C1984 NO HARD TIMES Crown 3461 Varsity 5028
014 C1985 ROLL ALONG KENTUCKY MOON Crown 3476 Varsity 5019
015 C1986 NOODY KNOWS BUT ME Crown 3461 Varsity 5028
14 April 1933 Victor Studio, 44th St., New York City – Dwight Butcher (Dick Thomas [gt])
016 BS-76003 OH MAMA WHY DIDN'T I LISTEN TO YOU? 23802
017 BS-76004 THE MAN WHO RODE A MULE AROUND THE WORLD 23819
018 BS-76005 MY RAMBLING DAYS ARE OVER 23826
019 BS-76006 PISTOL PETE 23819
020 BS-76007 I GOT A FREIGHT TRAIN ON MY MIND 23826
021 BS-76008 ALARM CLOCK BLUES 23802
31 May 1933 New York City – Dwight Butcher aka Slim Oakdale (Prince Wong [steel], Adrian Schumbert [chimes])
022 C2088 WHEN IT'S PEACH PICKIN' TIME IN GEORGIA Crown 3529 Varsity 5099
023 C2089 PRAIRIE LULLABY Crown 3529 Varsity 5004
024 C2090 COWBOY'S HEAVEN Crown 3503 Varsity 5004
13 June 1933 New York City – Dwight Butcher aka Slim Oakdale (Lou Herscher [vcl])
025 C2099 WHEN JIMMY RODGERS SAID GOODBYE Crown 3516
026 C2100 WHEN IT'S SUNSET TIME IN SUNNY TENNESSEE Crown 3516 Varsity 5099 Continental C-3011
28 May 1934 Victor Studio, 44th St., New York City – Dwight Butcher aka Joe Smith – The Colorado Cowboy (Pete Canova [fiddle])
027 BS-82554 WHEN THE SUN HIDES AWAY FOR THE DAY B-5651 Twin FT-1843
028 BS-82555 CLYDE BARROW AND BONNIE PARKER B-5521
029 BS-82556 JOHN DILLINGER B-5522
030 BS-82557 KIDNAPPING IS A TERRIBLE CRIME B-5522
031 BS-82558 PININ' FOR THE PINES IN CAROLINE B-5530
032 BS-82559 WYOMING TRAIL B-5530
033 BS-82560 YOUNG MAN, YOU'D BETTER TAKE CARE B-5521
034 BS-82561 THAT SILVER HAIRED MOTHER OF MINE B-5651
4 October 1934 New York City – Dwight Butcher (vcl/gt)
035 38792 SING ME A MELODY OF THE MOUNTAINS rejected
036 38793 DOWN IN THE LONE STAR STATE Panachord [UK] 25647
037 38794 I'M LONESOME FOR THE LONE RANGE Panachord [UK] 25647
038 38795 IT AIN'T NO TELLIN' unisued
20 February 1936 Decca Studio, New York City – Dwight Butcher (Pete Canova [fiddle])
039 60528 I’M A BROKEN HEARTED COWBOY Champion 45187 Minerva M-14040
040 60529 DON'T LET MY MOTHER KNOW unissued
041 60530 I LET MY HEART IN OLD KENTUCKY rejected
042 60531 ROLL ALONG PRAIRIE MOON Champion 45187 Minerva M-14027
15 February 1940 Chicago, IL – Prairie Ramblers aka Sweet Violet Boys (Gale Ryan [vcl -x], Dwight Butcher [vcl -+], Salty Holmes [gt], Bob Long [gt], George Barnes [gt], Chick Hurt [mandolin], Jack Taylor [bass], Alan Crockett [vcl-*/fiddle], Augie Klein [accordion],
000 WC 2915 JA-DA (JA-DA, JA-DA, JING, JING, JING) -x unissued
000 WC 2916 YOU'VE GOT TO SEE MAMA EV'RY NIGHT (OR YOU CAN'T SEE MAMA AT ALL) -x Vocalion 05498
043 WC 2917 GOODBYE TO OLD MEXICO -+ unissued/FC-38909
000 WC 2918 LULU FROM HONOLULU -* Vocalion 05498
Dwight Butcher recorded after 1940. Some info in albums and singles list
Source: Tony Russell - Country Discography 1921-1942

ALBUMS
Certified CR-1502 Dwight Butcher:
Clyde Barrow And Bonnie Parkercut; Cowboy's Heaven; Roll Along Kentucky Moon; No Hard Times; Nobody Knows But Me; Peach Pickin' Time In Georgia; John Dillinger; Mother, The Queen Of My Heart; Mystery Of Old Number Five; Silver Haired Mother Of Mine; Frivolous 'Frisco Fan; Wyoming Trail; Pistol Pete; Down In The Lone Star State – 72
Bluebonnet BL-125 Journey Into Country Song: The Old Love Letters; Down In The Lone Star State; You Touched Me; Oh Mama; Why Didn't I Listen; Goodbye To Old Mexico; I'm A King; One Diamond Ring; What Else; Clyde Borrow And Bonnie Parker; Goin' Down This Road; Boulevard Of Shame; Salty Dog Blues; When Jimmie Rodgers Said Goodbye; Follow Me – 08-68

SINGLES
Crown (1932-33)
3433 Lonesome Road Blues / Mystery Of Old Number Five – 32 (reissued on on Varsity 5126)
3461 No Hard Times / Noody Knows But Me – 33 (reissued on Varsity 5028)
3476 Mother, The Queen Of My Heart / Roll Along Kentucky Moon - 33 (reissued on Varsity 5019)
3503 Cowboy’s Heaven / [Bob Miller] - 33
3516 When Jimmy Rodgers Said Goodbye / When It’s Sunset Time In Sunny Tennessee - 33
3529 When It’s Peach Pickin’ Time In Georgia / Prairie Lullaby - 33
Varsity
5004 Prairie Lullaby / Cowboy’s Heaven (reissue)
5099 When It’s Peach Pickin’ Time In Georgia / When It’s Sunset Time In Sunny Tennessee (reissue)
Victor (1933-34)
Victor
23772 The Lonesome Cowboy / Frivolous Frisco Fan – 03-33
23794 A New Day Is Coming Mighty Soon / By A Little Bayou - 06-33
23802 Oh Mama Why Didn't I Listen To You? / Alarm Clock Blues – 07-33
23810 Sweet Old Lady / [Gene Autry:] Your Voice Is Ringing – 07-33
23819 The Man Who Rode A Mule Around The World / Pistol Pete – 08-33
23826 My Rambling Days Are Over / I Got A Freight Train On My Mind – 08-33
Bluebird
B-5012 Frivolous Frisco Fan / [Bob Miller] – 05-33 (reissued on Sunrise S-3112)
B-5521 Clyde Barrow And Bonnie Parker / Young Man, You'd Better Take Care – 07-34
B-5522 John Dillinger / Kidnapping Is A Terrible Crime – 07-34
B-5530 Pinin' For The Pines In Caroline / Wyoming Trail – 07-34
B-5651 When The Sun Hides Away For The Day / That Silver Haired Mother Of Mine – 09-34
Electrodisk
1946 Sweet Old Lady / A New Day Is Coming Mighty Soon - 34
Gennett (1934)
Panachord [UK]
25647 Down In The Lone Star State / I’m Lonesome For The Lone Range - 34
Champion (1936)
45187 I’m A Broken Hearted Cowboy / Roll Along Prairie Moon – 36
Columbia (1940)
Vocalion
05498 You've Got To See Mama Ev¢ry Night (Or You Can¢t See Mama At All) / Lulu From Honolulu - 40
Certified (1960)
531 Jimmie Rodgers In Retrospect / ? - 60
Sage & Sand (mid 60's)
416 Straight Ahead / Jack In The Box

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Thanks to Michel Ruppli, not only for his books which I use daily, but also for a large amount of rare and unpublished data from his giant archive.
Thanks to all my friends - country music fans - in Czech Republic - Vladimir Pikora, Michal Gololobov, Milos Holecek, Tony Foglar, Rene Pavlik and Petr Vitous.
Thanks to Mario Manciotti for sending session details daily
Thanks to Kurt Rokitta for a lot of session info
Thanks to Bill Daniels for sharing a lot of labels info
Thanks to Lillies Ohlsson for many western swing contributions.
Thanks to Dick Grant for many artists files
Thanks to Thieu Van De Vorst for a lot of additions and corrections
Thanks to Goran Adolph for many rare albums info
Thanks to Hans Sandberg for many rare session data
Thanks to Chris Huskey for many sessions info.
Thanks to Kittra Moore for musicians and recording data
Thanks to Dik de Heer for many additions on rockabilly.
Thanks to Luiz Roberto Costa for helping me with the western genre.
Thanks to Wolf Ruediger Sommer, who not only sent me additional data, but is also watch-dog, correcting my typos and other errors.
Thanks to Robert Platt for priceless info on Canadian (but not only) artists.
Thanks to Phil Watson for hard work on Crown Prince of country music discography. Thanks to Walter Gabriel for filling the gaps in track listings of rare albums and various artists compilations.
Thanks to Kent Heineman for many independent recordings info
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Thanks to Tony Middleton for RCA session info.
Thanks to Xavier Maire for interesting additions and for info on his website www.bopping.org.
Thanks to Henk Scholts for long time cooperation.
Thanks to Richard Price for miscellaneous session information
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Thanks to Reginald Bartlette for info and additions of Columbia custom numbers.
Thanks to Katarina Fromm for various singles info.
Thanks to many others who sent some info - all are important.
Thanks to Richard Weize for his idea to produce projects, which have small commercial potential, but huge value for collectors - I spend a lot of money buying boxes and CDs, sometimes mainly because of the accompanying discographies.
Thanks also to Patrick Milligan, who created many discographies for Bear Family projects
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