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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Church Brothers

SESSIONS by Clarence H. Green & Dick Grant (With acknowledgements to Drusilla Adams Smith, Jim Clark, Eric Ellis, Jim Atkins, Eddie Nelson, Dick Spottswood, Pete Kuykendall & Dave Sax)
Winter 1950 Johnson City, TN - Church Brothers & Their Blue Ridge Ramblers (William Cears “Bill” Church [ld vcl-1/gt], Arthur Ralph Church [tenor vcl-2/mandolin], poss Hubert Davis or John McKinley “Johnny” Nelson or James Garfield “Gar” Bowers [banjo],; Arthur Ward Eller [vcl/gt] John Ralph Pennington [bass] + Trio vcl-3.Producer: James Hobart “Jim” Stanton)
001 1203 DARLING BROWN EYES Blue Ridge 101/GHP LP-900
002 1211 NO ONE TO LOVE ME -3 Blue Ridge 609/LP-900 Rounder 1020
003 1302 I’M LONELY FOR YOU - 1,2 Rich-R’-Tone 1009/GHP LP-900 Rounder 1020
004 1400 A SWEETER LOVE THAN YOURS I’LL NEVER KNOW - 1 1009/Rounder 1020
005 BENEATH THE NORTH CAROLINA MOON Rich-R’-Tone unissued/GHP LP-900 1020
006 1408 WE’LL MEET UP THERE Rich-R’-Tone 1017/Rounder 1020
007 1310 I KNOW MY NAME WILL BE CALLED UP THERE 1017/1020
27 October 1951 unknown - Buffalo Johnson & The Church Brothers & their Blue Ridge Ramblers (Buffalo Johnson [vcl-1], William Cears “Bill” Church [vcl-2/gt], Arthur Ralph Church [tenor vcl-2/mandolin], Arthur Ward Eller [vcl/gt], John McKinley “Johnny” Nelson or James Garfield “Gar” Bowers [banjo], John Ralph Pennington [bass]. Producer: James Hobart “Jim” Stanton)
008 ROLL IN MY SWEET BABY’S ARMS Rich-R’-Tone unissued/GHP LP-900 Rounder 1020 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
009 1312 DAY DREAMING -1 Rich-R’-Tone 1019/LP-900 Juneberry CDR MP3-201 [alt.] unissued
010 1410 I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO -1-2 Rich-R’-Tone 1019/Juneberry CDR MP3-201 [alt.] unissued
* According to DRUSILLA ADAMS SMITH, a second RICH-R’-TONE recording session was held about summer 1950 in Kingsport, Tennessee. It is uncertain if any of the forgoing masters were recorded there
1951 WKBC Radio Station, North Wilkesboro, NC - Church Brothers & Their Blue Ridge Ramblers (William Cears “Bill” Church [ld vcl-1/gt], Arthur Ralph Church [tenor vcl-2/mandolin], John McKinley “Johnny” Nelson [banjo], Arthur Ward Eller [vcl-3/gt] John Ralph Pennington [bass])
011 1465 TEARS FALL ON MY BROKEN HEART Blue Ridge 302 (unissued)
012 1864 BLUE RIDGE SPECIAL -instr.- 302 (unissued)/GHP LP-900 Rounder 1020
013 1109 BROKEN VOWS AND A BROKEN HEART -1-2 Blue Ridge 209/GHP LP-900 Rounder 1020
014 1706 SOMEONE ELSE IS LOVING YOU Blue Ridge 101/LP-900 1020 [alt.] unissued
015 1717 YOU’RE STILL THE ROSE OF MY HEART -3 Blue Ridge 609/GHP LP-900, Rounder 1020 JSP CD-77110
016 GET THINGS READY (FOR ME MA) Blue Ridge unissued
1952 unknown - John Franklin "The Friendly Farm Boy" & His Mimosa Quartet (Joseph “Joe” Franklin [vcl/rh gt], Arthur Ralph Church [tenor vcl/mandolin], Ralph Mayo [bass], Tater Tate [fiddle])
J01 1122 IF I COULD JUST MAKE IT IN Blue Ridge 202
J02 9081 SWING WIDE THOSE GOLDEN GATES 202
May 1952 WPAQ Radio Station, Mt. Airy, NC - Church Brothers & Their Blue Ridge Ramblers (William Cears “Bill” Church [ld vcl/gt], Arthur Ralph Church [tenor vcl/mandolin], James Garfield "Gar" Bowers [banjo], Arthur Ward Eller [vcl/gt] John Ralph Pennington [bass]. Producer: Bruce Fleming)
017 4069 AN ANGEL WITH BLUE EYES Blue Ridge 1208/GHP LP-900 Rounder 1020 JSP CD-77110
018 5031 WHEN JESUS CALLS YOUR NAME Blue Ridge 1208/LP-900 1020 JSP CD-77110
ca late 1952 WKBC Radio Station, North Wilkesboro, NC - Church Brothers & Their Blue Ridge Ramblers (William Cears “Bill” Church [ld vcl/gt], Arthur Ralph Church [tenor vcl/mandolin], James Garfield "Gar" Bowers [banjo], Arthur Ward Eller [vcl/gt] John Ralph Pennington [bass])
019 0990 WAY DOWN IN OLE’ CAROLINE Blue Ridge 209/GHP LP-900 Rounder 1020 JSP CD-77110

ALBUMS
GHP LP-900 Traditional Bluegrass: Day dreaming; Darling brown eyes; No one to love me;When Jesus calls you home; Someone else is loving you; An angel with blue eyes; I don't know what to do; Roll in my sweet baby's arms; You're still the rose of my heart; Blue Ridge special; I'm lonely for you; Beneath the North Carolina moon; Way down in old Caroline - 68
Rounder 1020 The Early Days Of Bluegrass, Vol. 8: Broken Vows And A Broken Heart; Darling Brown Eyes; No One To Love Me; When Jesus Calls You Home; Someone Else Is Loving You; A Sweeter Love Than Yours I'll Never Know; An Angel With Blue Eyes; You're Still The Rose Of My Heart; Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms; Blue Ridge Special; I'm Lonely For You; Beneath The North Carolina Moon; We'll Meet Up There; Way Down In Ole Caroline; I Know My Name Will Be Called Up There - 81 (Blue Ridge/Rich-R-Tone recordings)

SINGLES
Rich-R-Tone/*Blue Ridge (1950-52)
1009 I'm Lonely For You / A Sweeter Love Than Yours I'll Never Know - 51
1017 I Know My Name Will Be Called Up There / We’ll Meet Up There - 51
1019 Day Dreaming / I Don’t Know What To Do - ca 51 w. Buffalo Johnson
302* Tears Fall On Mz Broken Heart / Blue Ridge Special - unissued
101* Darling Brown Eyes / Someone Else Is Loving You
609* No One To Love Me / You're Still The Rose Of My Heart - 12-51
1208* Angel With Blue Eyes / When Jesus Calls You Home - 52
209* Broken Vows And A Broken Heart / Way Down In Ole Caroline - 09-02-53

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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
And last but not least I would like to thank all who visit this blog - they come from more than 100 countries.