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Country and crossover since 1920s and my favorite artists of all genres too...
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Saturday, November 14, 2009

Connie & Babe / Connie & Joe

by Dick Grant, Walt Saunders & Dave Sax (with acknowledgements to Neil Rosenberg, Rounder Records, Mario Manciotti)
SESSIONS
March 1954 Nashville, TN - Connie & Babe (Connie Gately [gt], Babe Lofton [gt], Joe Drumright [banjo], John Hurt [mandolin], Dalton Tate [bass/gt], John Hager [fiddle])
001 E4-KW-842 ROLL ON BLUES 7090/Rounder 1022 JSP-7731 Juneberry CRD MP3-231
002 E4-KW-843 HOW WILL THE FLOWERS BLOOM 7106/Rounder 1022 JSP-7731 Juneberry CRD MP3-231
003 E4-KW-844 LONELY WALTZ 7090/Rounder 1022 JSP-7731 Juneberry CRD MP3-231
JSPCD-7731 BLUEGRASS EARLY CUTS 1931-1953 (UK, 2004)
ca November 1954 Nashville, TN - Connie & Babe (Connie Gately [gt], Babe Lofton [gt], Joe Drumright [banjo], John Hurt [mandolin], Dalton Tate [bass/gt], John Hager [fiddle])
004 E4-KW-9150 THE LAST LOVE LETTERS -instr.- 7106/Rounder 1022 JSP-7731 Juneberry CRD MP3-231
+ probably 3 more unknown lost titles
4 February 1960 unknown - Connie and Joe (Connie Gately [vcl/gt], Joe Drumright [banjo], Gene Turner [vcl/mandolin], Thayer Washer [bass], Charlie Smith [fiddle])
005 3164 MY DOLLIE WOULD CRY 45-490/Rounder 1022 Americana AMC 30-03 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
006 3165 TOIL, TEARS AND TROUBLE 45-490/Rounder 1022 SLP9-136 [va] Country Stars CTS-55424 Xtra CD-26454 Americana AMC 30-03, King KG-0952-4-2 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
007 3166 ARE YOU WAITING TOO Rounder 1022 Americana AMC 30-03 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
008 3167 THUNDERHEAD -instr. Rounder 1022 Americana AMC 30-03 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
1960 unknown - Connie and Joe [possibly from session above]
009 MOTHER'S PRAYERS Rounder 1022 Americana AMC 30-03 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
July 1960 unknown - Connie and Joe (Connie Gately [vcl/gt], Babe Lofton [vcl/gt], Thayer Washer [vcl], Joe Drumright [banjo], Gene Turner [vcl/mandolin], Dalton Tate [bass], Billy Clark [fiddle])
010 3392-1 LONELY YEARS 45-512/Rounder 1022 Americana AMC 30-03 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
010a 3392-2 LONELY YEARS BELONG TO ME unissued/Americana AMC 30-03
011 3393-1 HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS 45-512/Rounder 1022 SLP9-136 [va] Country Stars CTS 55424, Xtra CD-26454 King KG-0952-2 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
011A 3393-2 HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS unissued/Americana AMC 30-03
011B 3393-3 HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS unissued/Americana AMC 30-03
012 -1 DARK WATERS Starday unissued/Rounder 1022 Americana AMC 30-03 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
012A -2 DARK WATERS Starday unissued/Rounder 1022 Americana AMC 30-03
The above recordings may have taken place in 1958
1960 unknown - Connie and Joe - The Backwood Boys
013 CAMPTOWN RACES Rounder 1022 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
014 BARBARA ALLEN Rounder 1022 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
1960 unknown - Connie and Joe - Tha Backwood Boys
015 BABY BEN Starday unissued/Americana AMC 30-03
016 KNOXVILLE GIRL Starday unissued/Americana AMC 30-03
017 AULD LANG SYNE Starday unissued/Americana AMC 30-03
There is a indication that the above recordings were recorded for STARDAY Records. They are not shown on the STARDAY SESSION SHEETS for CONNIE & JOE
1973 Celebration Studio, Nashville, TN - Connie & Babe & The Backwood Boys (Connie Gately [gt], Babe Lofton [gt], Thayer Washer [gt], Joe Drumright [banjo], John Hurt [mandolin], Dalton Tate [bass/gt], John Hager [fiddle/gt])
018 HEAVENLY LIGHT Rounder 0042
019 DARK WATERS Rounder 0042
020 BABY BEN Rounder 0042
021 I'LL NEVER MAKE YOU CRY Rounder 0042
022 AULD LANG SYNE Rounder 0042
023 BLUE DIAMONDS Rounder 0042
024 WONDER WHERE YOU ARE TONIGHT Rounder 0042
025 JUST OUTSIDE Rounder 0042
026 WAITING FOR THE BOYS TO COME HOME Rounder 0042
027 ARE YOU ALL ALONE Rounder 0042
028 SAIL AWAY LADY Rounder 0042
029 ARE YOU WAITING Rounder 0042
JOHN HAGER (fdl/gtr) is not on this session. According to JOHN HAGER he did not participate in the above session.
Summer 1974 Nashville, TN - Connie & Babe (Connie Gately [gt], Babe Lofton [gt], Joe Drumright [banjo], Jody Drumright [mandolin], Fred Gately [bass], Red Roberts [fiddle/gt])
030 HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS Rounder 0043 CD 11615 AN-22
031 DUSTY MILLER Rounder 0043
032 MY DOLLIES WOULD CRY Rounder 0043
033 ROLL ON BLUES Rounder 0043
034 LONESOME TRAIL Rounder 0043
035 NORTH CAROLINA BOUND Rounder 0043
036 TOIL TEARS AND TROUBLE Rounder 0043
037 LAST LOVE LETTER Rounder 0043
038 THUNDERHEAD Rounder 0043
039 HOW ILL THE FLOWERS BLOOM Rounder 0043
040 NO ONE BUT YOU Rounder 0043
041 LONELY YEARS Rounder 0043
ROUNDER AN22 HAND-PICKED-25 YEARS OF BLUEGRASS ON ROUNDER RECORDS (1995)
Note by Praguefrank: authors of sessionography list also Rounder 0061 Third Album without tracks listing, Rounder 0061 Raw Mash was recorded by Hamper McBee, so i omitted this album 'til I get more info
ca.1991 unknown - Connie & Babe (Connie Gately [gt], Babe Lofton [gt], Mike Pierson [gt 045,051],Joe Drumright [banjo], Jody Drumright [mandolin],Fred Gately [bass], Red Roberts [fiddle/gt], Thayer Washer [vcl])
042 GRAVE ON THE HILLSIDE Rounder CD-0298
043 DREAMING OF A LITTLE CABIN Rounder CD-0298
044 NORTH TO ALASKA Rounder CD-0298
045 IS IT TRUE Rounder CD-0298
046 SHOUTING ON THE HILLS OF GLORY Rounder CD-0298
047 CRUEL WILLIE Rounder CD-0298 11668-0500
048 BACKWOODS DIXIE Rounder CD-0298
049 WHEN YOU ARE LONELY Rounder CD-0298
050 SWEETEST GIFT Rounder CD-0298
051 DOWN THE ROAD TO HOME Rounder CD-0298
052 MEMORIES OF MOTHER AND DAD Rounder CD-0298
053 WRECK OF THE OLD 97 Rounder CD-0298
054 DEEP ELEM BLUES Rounder CD-0298
ROUNDER 11661-0500 BLUE TRAIL OF SORROW (2001)

ALBUMS
Rounder 1022 The Early Days Of Bluegrass, Vol. 10: Home Is Where The Heart Is; Lonely Waltz; Roll On Blues; Thunderhead; My Dollies Would Cry; Camptown Races; Are You Waiting Too; Toil Tears And Trouble; Dark Waters; How Will The Flowers Bloom; Barbara Allen; Lonely Years Belong To Me; Mother's Prayers; Last Love Letters - 79 (Republic & Starday recordings)
Rounder 0042 Basic Bluegrass: Heavenly Light; Dark Waters; Baby Ben; I'll Never Make You Cry; Auld Lang Syne; Blue Diamonds; Wonder Where You Are Tonight; Just Outside; Waiting For The Boys To Come Home; Are You All Alone; Sail Away Lady; Are You Waiting - 11-73
Rounder 0043 Backwoods Bluegrass: Home Is Where The Heart Is; Dusty Miller; My Dollies Would Cry; Roll On Blues; Lonesome Trail; North Carolina Bound; Toil Tears And Trouble; Last Love Letter; Thunderhead; How I'll The Flowers Bloom; No One But You; Lonely Years - 11-75
Rounder CD-0298 Down The Road To Home: Grave On The Rolling Hillside; Dreaming Of A Little Cabin; North To Alaska; Is It True?; Shouting On The Hills Of Glory; Cruel Willie; Backwoods Dixie; When You Are Lonely; The Sweetest Girl; Down The Road To Home; Memories Of Mother And Dad; Wreck Of The Old 97; Deep Elem Blues - 92
Americana AMC 30-03 Starday Sessions: Home Is Where The Heart Is; Home Is Where The Heart Is; Comptown Races; . Barbara Allen; Thunderhead; Little Maggie; Little Maggie; Baby Ben; My Dollies Would Cry; Knoxville Girl; Lonely Years Belong To Me; Lonely Years Belong To Me; Toil, Tears And Trouble; Dark Waters; Dark Waters; Mother's Prayer; Are You Waiting?; Auld Lang Syne - ? (complete Starday)
Juneberry CDR MP3-201 Early Bluegrass Classics, vol. 7: Home Is Where The Heart Is; The Lonely Waltz; Roll On Blues; Thunderhead; My Dollies Would Cry; Camptown Races; Are You Waiting; Toils Tears And Trouble; Dark Waters; How Will The Flowers Bloom; Barbara Allen; The Lonely Years Belong To Me; Mother's Prayers; The Last Love Letter; Dark Waters; Are You Waiting; Home Is Where The Heart Is; My Dollies Would Cry; Roll On Blues;Toil Tears And Trouble; The Last Love Letter; Thunderhead; The Lonely Years - ? (this CD-ROM contains 10 mp3 sets, complete tracks listing on http://www.juneberry78s.com/mp3coop/JB%20CDR%20MP3%20201.htm)

SINGLES
Republic (1954)
7090-45 Roll On Blues / Lonely Waltz - 54
7106-45 How Will The Flowers Bloom / The Last Letter - 01-55
Starday (1960) as by Connie and Joe
45-490 My Dollie Would Cry / Toil Tears And Trouble - 04-60
45-512 Lonely Years / Home Is Where The Heart Is - 08-60

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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.