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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Bailey Brothers / Charlie Bailey

SESSIONS
by Dick Grant (with acknowledgements to Gary Henderson, Walter Saunders, John E. Burton, Richard F.Thompson, Adam Komorowski, Al Turner, Phil Tricker, Peter Kuykendall & Tom Mindte)

1947 WOPI Radio Station, Bristol, TN - The Bailey Brothers (Charles & Danny) & Happy Valley Boys (Charlie.Bailey [ld cl/mandolin], Danny Bailey [tenor vcl/rh gt], Carl Butler [rh gt], Wiley Birchfield [banjo], English “Jake”/”Junior” Tullock [bass], L.E.White [fiddle]. Producer: James Hobart Stanton)
001 3110 RATTLESNAKE DADDY BLUES Rich-R-Tone 421/Rounder 1017, Rounder 1018 Proper BOX 29 JSP JSPCD-7731 Catfish CTFS-195
002 3124 THE SWEETEST GIFT, A MOTHER’S SMILE Rich-R-Tone 446/Rounder 1018 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
003 4100 HAPPY VALLEY SPECIAL -instr.-Rich-R-Tone 421/Rounder 1018 Proper BO 29 Sanctuary INDIGO IGODCD-2535/1 Juneberry CDR MP3-201 Not Now NOW NOT2CD260
004 4125 ALABAMA Rich-R-Tone 446/Rounder 1018 Proper BOX 29 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
1948 prob. WPTF Radio Station, Raleigh, NC - The Bailey Brothers (Charles & Danny) & Carl Butler (Charlie Bailey [ld cl/mandolin], Danny Bailey [tenor vcl/rh gt], Carl Butler [duet vcl/rh gt], Wiley Birchfield [banjo], English “Jake”/”Junior” Tullock/Wilma Martin [bass], L.E.White [fiddle], Slim Martin [harmonica])
005 4128 JOHN HENRY Rich-R-Tone 449/Rounder 1018 Proper BOX 29 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
006 4129 I WILL NEVER MARRY Rich-R-Tone 449 450/Rounder 1018 Proper BOX 29 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
1949 WCRK Radio Station, Morristown, TN - The Bailey Brothers (Charlie Bailey [ld cl/mandolin], Danny Bailey [tenor vcl/rh gt], Carl Butler [hmny vcl/rh gt], Wiley Birchfield [banjo], English “Jake”/”Junior” Tullock [bass], L.E.White [fiddle]. Producer: James Hobart Stanton)
007 3126 ONE SWEET LETTER Rich-R-Tone 448 [unissued]
008 3127 WHY DO YOU WEEP Rich-R-Tone 449 [unissued]
009 3128 THE LITTLE POPLAR LOG HOUSE ON THE HILL Rich-R-Tone 450 [unissued]
010 4127 THE RAINBOW OF MY DREAMS Rich-R-Tone 448 [unissued]
1950 WPTF Radio Station, Raleigh, NC - The Bailey Brothers & Happy Valley Boys/* &Happy Valley Quartet (Charlie Bailey [ld vcl/mandolin],
Danny Bailey [tenor vcl/rh gt], Hoke Jenkins [baritone vcl*/banjo], Tater Tate [vcl*/fiddle], English “Jake”/“Junior” Tullock [bass])
011 HAVE YOU FORGOTTEN Canary 002/Rounder 1018 Proper BOX 95 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
012 BEAUTIFUL BROWN EYES Canary 002/Rounder 1018 Castle Pulse PLS CD-628 Proper BOX 29, Proper BOX 95 Juneberry CDR MP3-201 Not Now NOT2CD260
013 HALLELUJAH, WE SHALL RISE* Canary 003/Rounder 1018 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
014 STEP OUT IN THE SUNSHINE Canary 003/Rounder 1018 CDR MP3-201
1951 WPTF Radio Station, Raleigh, NC - The Bailey Brothers & Happy Valley Boys (Charlie Bailey [ld vcl/mandolin], Danny Bailey [tenor vcl/rh gt], Johnnie Whisnant [banjo], English “Jake”/“Junior” Tullock [bass], Chubby Collier [fiddle])
015 BLEEDING HEART Canary 005 unissued
016 ST. LOUIS BLUES Canary 005 unissued
April 1952 WDBJ Radio Station, Roanoke, NC - The Bailey Brothers & Happy Valley Quartet (Charlie Bailey [ld vcl/mandolin], Danny Bailey [tenor vcl/rh gt], Johnnie Whisnant [banjo], English “Jake”/“Junior” Tullock [bass], Tater Tate [fiddle], Irving Sharp [piano/organ])
017 ST. LOUIS BLUES Canary 006/Rounder 1018 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
Late 1952 WWVA Radio Station, Wheeling, WV - The Bailey Brothers & Happy Valley Boys (Charlie Bailey [ld vcl/mandolin], Danny Bailey [tenor vcl/rh gt], Bill Carver [steel], English “Jake”/“Junior” Tullock [bass], Tater Tate [fiddle])
018 I TOLD THE STARS ABOUT YOU Canary 006/Rounder 1018 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
Early 1953 WWVA Radio Station, Wheeling, WV - The Bailey Brothers & Happy Valley Boys (Charlie Bailey [ld vcl/mandolin], Danny Bailey [tenor vcl/rh gt], Bill Carver [steel], English “Jake”/“Junior” Tullock [bass], Tater Tate [fiddle])
019 BLEEDING HEART Canary 501 Quality 1142/Rounder 1018 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
020 HEART’S HALL OF FAME Canary 501 Quality 1142/Proper BOX 95 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
1953 WWVA Radio Station, Wheeling, WV - The Bailey Brothers - Charlie & Danny (Charlie Bailey [ld vcl/mandolin], Danny Bailey [tenor vcl/rh gt], English “Jake”/“Junior” Tullock [bass], Tater Tate [fiddle])
02001 HAVE YOU FORGOTTEN WWVA Jamboree EP-1155/Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-014
This was a 78rpm. EP produced by Jamboree Records Corp. Other recordings were by Roy Scott & Hardrock Gunter.
1954 unknown - Charlie Bailey & Happy Valley Boys (Buck Graves [dobro], ? [banjo], ? [mandolin], ? [bass], poss. J.D. Maltby [fiddle] + vocal chorus)
C01 HEAVEN Gotham unissued/Krazy Kat KK-815 Collectabables COL CD-5315
C02 LORD LEAD ME ON Gotham unissued/Krazy Kat KK-815 Collectables COL CD-5315
Leased to GOTHAM RECORDS from unknown source.
1955 WWVA Radio Station, Wheeling, WV - Charlie Bailey & Happy Valley Boys (with The Osborne Brothers) (Charlie L. Bailey [ld vcl/rh gt], Bobby Osborne [tenor vcl/mandolin], Sonny Osborne [baritone vcl/banjo], Gus Jenkins [el gt/poss. bass], Phyllis “Little Phil” McCumbee [high baritone vcl*/ vcl-4/accordion], Lee Sutton [bass vcl**], Buddy Spicher [fiddle], Bill Napier [overdubbed bass].Producer: John Morris)
C03 EVERLASTING JOY Country Hymns CH- Old Homestead OHCS-102
C04 THE BLOOD THAT STAINED THE OLD RUGGED CROSS* Country Hymns CH- Old Homestead OHCS-102
C05 I’M BUILDING A MANSION Country Hymns CH- Old Homestead OHCS-102
C06 IF WE FORGET GOD Country Hymns CH- Old Homestead OHCS-102
C07 ASHAMED TO OWN THE BLESSED SAVIOUR Country Hymns CH- Old Homestead OHCS-102
C08 WHERE THE SOUL OF MAN NEVER DIES** Country Hymns CH- Old Homestead OHCS-102
C09 STEP OUT IN THE SUNSHINE unissued
1955 WWVA Radio Station, Wheeling, WV - Charlie Bailey & Happy Valley Boys (with The Osborne Brothers) (Charlie L. Bailey [ld vcl/rh gt], Bobby Osborne [tenor vcl/mandolin], Sonny Osborne [baritone vcl/banjo], Gus Jenkins [el gt/poss. bass], Phyllis “Little Phil” McCumbee [high baritone vcl*/accordion], Lee Sutton [bass vcl**], Buddy Spicher [fiddle], Bill Napier [overdubbed bass].Producer: John Morris)
C10 AFTER THE SUNRISE** Country Hymns CH- Old Homestead OHCS-102
C11 STANDING SOMEWHERE IN THE SHADOWS YOU’LL FIND JESUS Country Hymns CH- Old Homestead OHCS-102
C12 I’M GOING TO SERVE HIM ‘TILL I DIE Country Hymns CH-17 Old Homestead OHCS-102
C13 WHEN HE REACHED DOWN FOR ME* Country Hymns CH-17 OHCS -102
C14 A TRAMP ON THE STREETS Country Hymns CH-16 OHCS-102
C15 I’VE GOT THAT OLD TIME RELIGION IN MY HEART Country Hymns CH-18 OHCS-102
January 1956 Event Studios, Westbrook, ME - Charlie Bailey & Happy Valley Boys (Charlie L. Bailey [ld vcl/rh gt/mandolin], Chubby Collier [hmny duet*/rh gt/fiddle/harmonica], Al Hawkes [mandolin], Jimmy Elrod [banjo], Bob Libby [bass] + Blue Grass Quartet or Trio [vcl chorus]. Producer: Al Hawkes)
C16 DARLING NELLIE ACROSS THE SEA* Event E-4256 County 2204
C17 MEMORY OF YOUR SMILE* E-4256 2204
C18 YOU ARE THE RAINBOW OF MY DREAMS Event unissued County 2203
C19 -1 I DON’T MEAN TO CRY WHEN YOU’RE GONE* Event unissued [t.-2] County 2203 B
March 1956 Event Studios, Westbrook, ME - Charlie Bailey & Happy Valley Boys (Charlie Bailey [bariton vcl -1/rh gt/mandolin], Ray Myers [ld vcl -2], Chubby Collier [tenor vcl -3/fiddle/rh gt/harmonica (overdubbed), Jimmy Elrod [banjo], Al Hawkes [mandolin], Bob Libby [bass] + Blue Grass Quartet or Trio. Producer: Al Hawkes)
C00 LONG JOURNEY HOME -2 Event unissued
C20 WHITE DOVE -1 -2 Event unissued
C21 HOME SWEET HOME -instr.- Event unissued
C22 LITTLE DARLIN’ PAL OF MINE -instr.- Event unissued
C23 LOST TRAIN BLUES -instr.- Event unissued
C24 WHY DO YOU WEEP WILLOW -1-3 Event unissued
September 1957 [live broadcast] WNOX Radio Station, Knoxville, TN - Charlie Bailey & Happy Valley Boys (Charlie Bailey [ld vcl/mandolin], Larry Mathis [tenor vcl/banjo], English “Slap Happy Jake” Tullock [bass], Peter “Roberts” Kuykendall [fiddle])
C2401 TAKE ME BACK TO HAPPY VALLEY Old Homestead OHCS-138 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
C2402 MIDNIGHT ON THE STORMY DEEP OHCS-138 CDR MP3-201
C2403 LITTLE MAGGIE OHCS-138 CDR MP3-201
C2404 NO DISAPPOINTMENT IN HEAVEN OHCS-138 CDR MP3-201
C2405 SOUTHERN MOON OHCS-138 CDR MP3-201
June 1970 El- Tech Studio, Knoxville, TN - Bailey Brothers (Charlie Bailey [ld vcl/mandolin], Danny Bailey [tenor vcl/rh gt], Ken Hammock [bass])
021MARY ON THE WILD MOOR Old Homestead OHCS-138 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
022 JACK AND MAE OHCS-138 CDR MP3-201
023 ALABAMA Old Homestead OHCS-138
024 THE SWEETEST GIFT OHCS-138 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
025 WHERE NO CABINS FALL OHCS-138 CDR MP3-201
026 HE’S STILL KNOCKING Old Homestead OHCS-138 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
027 STEP OUT IN THE SUNLIGHT OHCS-138 CDR MP3-201
028 I’D RATHER HAVE JESUS OHCS-138 CDR MP3-201
029 BLOW YOUR WHISTLE FREIGHT TRAIN OHCS-138 CDR MP3-201
030 KNOXVILLE GIRL OHCS-138
2/3 July 1970 [live] Smithsonian Institute Festival of American Folklife, Department of Commerce Auditorium, Washington, D.C. - Bailey Brothers & Happy Valley Boys (Charlie Bailey [ld vcl/mandolin], Danny Bailey [tenor vcl/rh gt], Tom Morgan [gt], Dave Norman/Johnnie Whisnant [banjo], ? [bass], ? [fiddle]
03001/03012 unknown titlese American Folk Culture AFS-14,167 (LWO-5845)
Two Day Concert recorded on 7” tape timed at 34 mins on Archive of American Folklife.
16 July 1974 El-Tech Studio, Knoxville, TN - Bailey Brothers & Happy Valley Boys (Charlie Bailey [ld vcl/mandolin], Danny Bailey [tenor vcl/rh gt], Larry Mathis [bariton vcl/banjo],English “Slap Happy Jake” Tullock [baritone vcl/bass], Tater Tate [bass vcl/fiddle])
031 TAKE ME BACK TO HAPPY VALLEY Rounder 0030 CD-111510 Rounder ROUNAN22 ROUNAN25
032 I’D RATHER HAVE JESUS 0030
033 SWEET ALLA-LEE 0030
034 I’LL MEET YOU IN THE MORNING 0030
035 HAPPY VALLEY THEME 0030
036 HE WHISPERS SWEET PEACE TO ME 0030
037 MOUNTAIN LAUREL 0030
17 July 1974 El-Tech Studio, Knoxville, TN - Bailey Brothers & Happy Valley Boys (Charlie Bailey [ld vcl/mandolin], Danny Bailey [tenor vcl/rh gt], Larry Mathis [bariton vcl/banjo],English “Slap Happy Jake” Tullock [baritone vcl/bass], Tater Tate [bass vcl/fiddle])
038 I DON’T MEAN TO CRY WHEN YOU’RE GONE Rounder 0030
039 HEAVEN Rounder 0030 CD 11563, Rounder CD-11615
040 HONEYSUCKLE ROSE 0030
041 LET’S BE LOVERS AGAIN 0030
042 CAMPING IN CANAAN LAND 0030
043 WHAT A CHANGE ONE DAY CAN MAKE 0030
044 WHISPERING HOPE 0030
ca July 1976 [live - U.S. Bicentennial Celebration] Washington, D.C. - Bailey Brothers
04401/04412 12 unknown titles
1978 El-Tech Studio, Knoxville, TN - Bailey Brothers (Charlie Bailey [ld vcl/mandolin], Danny Bailey [tenor vcl/rh gt], Larry Mathis [bariton vcl/banjo],English “Slap Happy Jake” Tullock [baritone vcl/bass], Tater Tate [bass vcl/fiddle])
045 THEY’RE ALL GOING HOME BUT ONE Rounder 0056
046 I WANT TO BE LOVED BUT ONLY BY YOU 0056
047 HE’S KNOCKING 0056
1979 Gusto Recording Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Bailey Brothers (Charlie Bailey [ld vcl/mandolin], Danny Bailey [tenor vcl/rh gt], Josepf Drumright [banjo], English “Slap Happy Jake” Tullock [bass], Tater Tate [bass vcl/fiddle])
048 SOUTHERN MOON Rounder 0056
049 TWO LITTLE ROSEBUDS 0056
050 BLESSED JESUS HOLD MY HAND 0056
051 I LOVED YOU BETTER THAN YOU KNEW 0056
052 THIS WORLD CAN’T STAND LONG 0056
053 SUNBONNET MOTHER 0056
1979 Gusto Recording Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Bailey Brothers (Charlie Bailey [ld vcl/mandolin], Danny Bailey [tenor vcl/rh gt], Josepf Drumright [banjo], English “Slap Happy Jake” Tullock [bass], Tater Tate [bass vcl/fiddle])
054 PLEASE SPEAK TO ME LITTLE DARLING Rounder 0056
055 LITTLE GREEN VALLEY 0056
056 JUST AS THE SUN GOES DOWN 0056
057 BROKEN ENGAGEMENT 0056
1982 unknown - Charlie Bailey & Happy Valley Boys (Will Keys [banjo], Ralph Jones [bass], Ralph Blizard [fiddle])
C25 VPA-722 I’M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU Tar Heel No.#
C26 VPA-722 GAME OF LOVE No.#
C27 VPA-723 WHY DON’T YOU WRITE ME No.#
C28 VPA-723 YOU’RE MY USED TO BE No.#

ALBUMS
Rounder 0030 Take Me Back To Happy Valley: Take Me Back To Happy Valley; I'd Rather Have Jesus; Sweet Alla-Lee; I'll Meet You In The Morning; Happy Valley Theme; He Wispers Sweet Peace To Me; Mountain Laurel; I Don't Mean To Cry When You're Gone; Heaven; Honeysuckle Rose; Let's Be Lovers Again; Camping In Canaan Land; What A Change One Day Can Make; Whispering Hope - 10-75
Rounder 1018 The Early Days Of Bluegrass, Vol. 6: Rattlesnake Daddy Blues; Sweetest Gift Of Mother's Smile; Happy Valley Special; Alabama; John Henry; I Never Will Marry; Have You Forgotten; I Told The Stars About You; St. Louis Blues; Bleeding Heart; Hallelujah We Shall Rise; Beautiful Brown Eyes; Heart's Hall Of Fame; Step Out In The Sunshine - 04-76 (Rich-R-Tone and Canary masters)
Rounder 0056 Just As The Sun Went Down: Southern Moon;They're All Going Home But One; Two Little Rosebuds; Blessed Jesus Hold My Hand; I Loved You Better Than You Knew; This World Can't Stand Long; Sunbonnet Mother; I Want To Be Loved But Only By You; Please Speak To Me Little Darling; Little Green Valley; Just As The Sun Went Down; Broken Engagement; He's Knocking - 80


SINGLES
Rich-R-Tone (1949-50)
421 Rattlesnake Daddy Blues / Happy Valley Special - 15-03-49
446 The Sweetest Gift, A Mother's Smile / Alabama - 04-04-49
448 The Rainbow Of My Dreams / One Sweet Letter - unissued
449 John Henry / I Never Will Marry - 30-08-50
450 The Little Poplar Log House / I Never Will Marry - 05-09-50 (different source shows B side as I Never Will Marry)
Canary (1950-53)
002 Have You Forgotten / Beautiful Brown Eyes - 50
003 Hallelujah We Shall Rise / Step Out In The Sunshine - 50
005 Bleeding Heart / St. Louis Blues - unissued
006 St. Louis Blues / I Told The Stars About You - 52
501 Bleeding Heart / Hearts Hall Of Fame - 53 (also issued on Quality 1142 in Canada)
Event (1956) Charlie Bailey
E 4256 Memory Of Your Smile / Darling Nellie Across The Sea - 02-04-56 (reissued on County 2204 in 1970)
2203 I Don't Mean To Cry When You're Gone / You Are The Rainbow Of My Dreams - 70 (released on County)
Tar Heel (1982} Charlie Bailey
(EPs)
no number I’m Still In Love With You; Game Of Love / Why Don’t You Write Me; You’re My Used To Be - 82

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Acknowledgements

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
Thanks to Ken Nelson for bluegrass and more additions.
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
Thanks to Carl G. Cederblad for additions to sessionographies
Thanks to Paul Urbahns, Marc Alesina, Bill Millet, Bengt Wahlström, John Morris, Dominique Anglares, Pierre Monnery, Jeremy Roberts, Ben Collins, Alex Frazer-Harrison, K.F.Raizor, Ed Tabor, Mario Wildner, Ole Skjoldhøj, Eileen Sisk, Per Kammersgaard, David Bussey, Bill Marks for rare info on their favorite artists.
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
Thanks to Marek Bozickovic for picture in head
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