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Saturday, November 28, 2009

Country Johnny Mathis

*28-09-1930 Maude, TX, +27-09-2011
by Dick Grant, Tapio Väisänen, Al Turner; Philiip J. Tricker; Adam Komorowski, John Ingman; Richard Weize; Dave Dennard; Dave Sax; Sven Bergman, Kent Heineman Xavier Maire, John Beecher, Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS
Summer 1949 Sellers Co. Studio, 2102 Jackson St., Dallas, TX ­- Johnny Mathis/Johnny Bee/Riley Crabtree (Riley Crabtree [vcl-2/ac gt], Johnny Mathis [vcl-1/steel], Johnny "Bee: Balducci [vcl-3] + unknown musicians. James “Pappy” Sellers)
001 242 OZARK WALTZ -instr.- Star Talent 756/HBRCD-042 CCD-317
000 243 unknown title
002 244 TELL ME WHY - 1 Talent 738/Krazy Kat KKCD-21
003 245 BEFORE YOU CALL - 1 Talent 738
000 246 LOOKING FOR A FLOWER (THAT NEVER BLOOMS) - 2 Talent 744
000 247 HANG-OVER BLUES -3 Talent 744
000 248 unknown title
000 249 unknown title
000 250 IF MY TEARS WERE GOLD -2 Star Talent 756/HBRCD-042 CCD-317
1951 Blackstone Hotel, Broadcast Hill, For Worth, TX - Johnny Mathis (Producer: James “Jim” Bulleit)
004 FTW-7 DREAM WORLD J-B 1502
005 FTW-8 CONTENTED J-B 1500
006 FTW-9 ME FOR YOU AND YOU FOR ME 1500
007 FTW-10 MY HEART LIGHTS UP J-B 1502
6 March 1952 [no. 2561] Castle Studio At The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville 3, TN - Jimmy Lee Fautheree/* Jimmy & Johnny (Jimmy Lee Fautheree [vcl/gt], Johnny Mathis [-* vcl], Chet Atkins [gt], Robert Foster [steel], Bob Moore [bass], Tommy Jackson [fiddle]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
000 9846 WARM, WARM KISSES F2051
000 9847 OPEN FOR TRADE F3012/Cactus CACT No.#.
000 9848 SUSPENSE F2051
J01 9849 DON'T FORGET TO REMEMBER* F3012/BCD 15771
CACTUS CACT No.# is titled “CAPITOL HILLBILLY” Vol.3.
late May 1954 Jay Miller Studo, M & S Electric Co., 218 N. Parkerson, Crowley, LA = Jimmy Lee & Johnny Mathis with Abe Manuel & the Louisiana Hillbillies (Jimmy Lee [vcl/ld gt], Johnny Mathis [vcl/rh gt], Dorothy “Dottie” Vincent [rh gt], Bradley Stutes [steel], prob. Merton Thibodeaux [steel], Abe Manuel [fiddle], poss Herold “Popeye” or Benjamin “Benny” Fruge [iano].Producer: J.D. “Jay” Miller)
J02 IF YOU DON’T SOMEBOBY ELSE WILL Feature 45-1092 Blue Ribbon 3S-52/Bear Family BCD-15771
J03 I’M BEGINNING TO REMEMBER Feature 45-1092
14 June 1954 KWKH Radio Station Studio, 327 Texas St., Shreveport, LA - Jimmy & Johnny (Jimmy Lee [vcl/ld gt], Johnny Mathis [vcl/rh gt], James “Sonny” Trammell [steel], Tillman Franks [bass], A.J. “Ace” Lewis [drums],poss. Douglas “Dobber” Johnson [fiddle], ? [fiddle], Harland “Sonny” Harville [piano])
J04 U-7671 I’M BEGINNING TO REMEMBER Chess 4859/Bear Family BCD-15771
J05 U-7672 IF YOU DON’T SOMEBODY ELSE WILL Chess 4859/Chess PLP-6025/6, Bear Family BCD-15771Time-Life CTR-15
J06 U-9885-2 FLYING (TO YOUR HEART) unissued/Bear Family BCD-15771
J07 U-9886-2 ALL DAY LONG unissued/Bear Family BCD-15771
1954 [demo session] Dee Marais Studio, Shreveport, LA - Jimmy & Johnny (Jimmy Lee [vcl/ld gt], Johnny Mathis [vcl/rh gt], James “Sonny” Trammell or Jimmy Day [steel], Thomas “Curly” Harris [bass], poss. Douglas “Dobber” Johnson [fiddle], ? [fiddle], Floyd Cramer [piano])
J0701 NOBODY KNOWS WHERE YOU GO White Label WLP-8896 Collector CLCD-4446
WHITE LABEL WLP-8896 is titled “THE ACETATE SESSIONS”. COLLECTOR CLCD-4446 is titled “ROCKIN’ ACETATES”.
January 1955 KWKH Radio Station Studio, 327 Texas St., Shreveport, LA - Jimmy & Johnny (Jimmy Lee [vcl/ld gt], Johnny Mathis [vcl/rh gt], James “Sonny” Trammell [steel], Curly Harris [bass], D.J. Fontana [drums], poss. Douglas “Dobber” Johnson [fiddle], Floyd Cramer [piano])
J08 U-7713 CAN’T YOU - WON’T YOU Chess 4862/Bear Family BCD-15771
J09 U-7714 THE FUN IS OVER 4862/BCD-15771
J10 U-9883-2 DEAR MR.DISC JOCKEY unissued/BCD-15771
J11 U-9884-4 WAIT A MINUTE BABY unissued/BCD-15771
On some copies of CHESS 4862 matrix no. U-7713 is shown as “CAN’T YOU - WANT YOU”.
ca January 1955 Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Ave., Dallas, TX - Les Chambers & Johnny Mathis (George Peaton [ld gt], Dick Stubbs [steel], Dub Spray [bass], ? [drums], Eddie Steward [fiddle], Eddie Caldwell [piano])
008 ST-2266 WILL IT ALWAYS BE Starday 45-181
009 ST-2267 EVERYBODY ELSE DOES 45-181/Dragon Street DCD-70102 Rollercoaster RCCD-3043 RCCD-3049 Cactus CACT CD-5008 Jasmine JASMCD-3583/4
ROLLERCOASTER RCCD-3043 - “COUNTRY & WESTERN AT THE BIG D JAMBOREE”, ROLLERCOASTER RCCD-3049 - “THE GUYS & GALS OF THE BIG D JAMBOREE”, CACTUS CACT CD-5008 - “MORE “HILLBILLY” MUSIC FOR LESS MONEY” - ROCKIN’ HILLBILLY Vol.8., JASMINE JASMCD-3583/4 - “HILLBILLY BOP, BOOGIE & THE HONKY TONK BLUES” Vol.3 1954-1955

1955 [demo session] KWKH Radio Station Studio, 327 Texas St., Shreveport, LA - Sid King & Johnny Mathis (Sidney “King” Erwin [vcl/ac gt], Johnny Mathis [vcl(vcl/hmny vcl/rh gt], Melvin “Mel” Robinson [steel], Kenneth “Kenny” Massey [bass], David “Dave” White [drums], Eugene "Buddy” Brady [fiddle])
00901 THAT’S HOW I WANT IT TO BE
00902 HOW EASY WAS IT DEAR TO LET ME FALL
00903 I’M GONNA GET ME ANOTHER LOVE
June 1955 KWKH Radio Station Studio, 327 Texas, Shreveport, LA - Jimmy & Johnny (Jimmy Lee Fautheree, Johnny Mathis
J12 SWEET SINGING DADDY unissued-lost
J13 YOU'RE NOT PLAY LOVE unissued-lost
ca August 1955 Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Ave., Dallas, TX - Les Chambers & Johnny Mathis (George Peaton [ld gt], Dick Stubbs [steel], Dub Spray [bass], ? [drums], Eddie Steward [fiddle], Eddie Caldwell or Marion Oliver [piano])
010 ST-2342 GIVE ME A LITTLE MORE Starday 45-206
30 November 1956 Music City Recordings, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville 3, TN - Jimmy & Johnny (Jimmy Lee Fautheree [vcl/gt], Johnny Mathis [vcl/gt], Hank Garland [gt], Joe Vincent [steel], Buddy Killen [bass], Tommy Jackson [fiddle], Floyd Cramer [piano]. Producer: Paul Cohen)
J20 101140/NA 9600 HERE COMES MY BABY 9-30278/ BCD-15775
J21 101141/NA 9601 DON'T GIVE ME THAT LOOK 9-30278/ BCD-15775
J22 EVERYBODY'S TRYING TO BE MY BABY unissued
ca June 1957 Gold Star Recording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX - Johnny Mathis (unknown musicians. Producer: Pappy Daily)
011 YW-15001 I THOUGHT I HEARD YOU CALL MY NAME Mercury-Starday MG-20328
012 YW-15002 HOLIDAY FOR LOVE MG-20328
ca August 1957 Gold Star Recording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX - Johnny Mathis (unknown musicians)
013 YW-14985 MOONLIGHT MAGIC Mercury-Starday 71202/Mercury MG-20360 Wing MGW-12200
014 YW-14986 YOU DON’T CARE Mercury-Starday 71202
MERCURY MG-20360 - “A NIGHT AT THE LOUISIANA HAYRIDE”, MERCURY-WING MGW-12200/SRW-16200 - “A NIGHT AT THE LOUISIANA HAYRIDE”.
ca September 1957 Gold Star Recording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX - Johnny Mathis (unknown musicians. Producer: Pappy Daily)
015 YW-14993 GEISHA GIRL Mercury-Starday MG-20328 Starday SLP-117 SLP-374 Stateside SL-10003
MERCURY-STARDAY MG-20328 - “HILLBILLY HIT PARADE” Vol.2., STARDAY SLP-117- “COUNTRY MUSIC SPECTACULAR”, STARDAY SLP-374 - “COUNTRY MUSIC GOES TO WAR”, STATESIDE SL-10003 - “COUNTRY MUSIC SPECTACULAR” [UK]
ca September 1957 Gold Star Recording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX - Johnny Mathis (unknown musicians. Producer: Pappy Daily) [*overdubbed handclapping and audience]
016 YW-15030/PBE-1988 HARBOR OF LOVE Mercury 71273/
017 YW-15031/PBE-1999 ONE LIFE Mercury 71273/Starday SLP-264* Guest Star GS-1492 Diplomat DS-2623 London HA-B-8199 Official OFF-CD-5055
MERCURY 71273 was originally released with the incorrect title of “ONE LOVE” then withdrawn and re-released
with the correct title of “ONE LIFE”.

GUEST STAR G/GS-1492 - “STARS AND GUESTS OF THE LOUISIANA HAYRIDE”, STARDAY SLP-264 - “THE BIG “D” JAMBOREE”, DIPLOMAT DS-2623 - “ALL STAR COUNTRY AND WESTERN”, LONDON HA-B-8199 -“BIG “D” JAMBOREE” [UK], OFFICIAL OFF-CD-5055 -“MERCURY HILLBILLY”
ca. October 1957 Gold Star Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX - James O¢ Gwynn (Johnny Mathis [hmny vcl-1], Hal Harris [ld gt], Russell Bryant [bass], ? [drums] + vocal chorus. Producer: Pappy Daily)
000 YW-15032 YOU'RE ALWAYS WON -1 71234X45/Guest Star GS-1494
000 YW-15033/PBE-973 TWO LITTLE HEARTS 71234X45/ SR-60727 SRW-16290 SRW-16297 [va] Wing WC-1126 Cattle LP-30
8 February 1958 Gold Star Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX - Jimmie & Johnny (Jimmy Lee Fautheree [vcl/ac gt], Johnny Mathis [vc;], Harold “Hal” Harris [ld gt],? [steel], Tillman Franks [bass], William “Bill” Kimbrough [drums], poss Charles “Doc” Lewis [piano], Producer: Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
J25 1008 I CAN’T FIND THE DOORKNOB D 45-1004 Sparton 4-613/Ace 10CH-16 CH-25 CHA-218 CH-45, CDCHD-311 CHCHD-815 Bear Family BCD-15771 Bear Family BCD-15832 BCD-16408 Bop BOPCD-006 Chief CCD-1156512 Folkline CD-274-164
J26 1009 KEEP TELLING ME D 45-1004 Sparton 4-613/Wyncote WS-9016 Bear Family BCD-15771 BCD-15832
ACE 10CH-16 - “SLEEPY LABEEF AND FRIENDS”, ACE CH-25 - “TEENAGE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL PARTY” Vol.1., ACE CH-45 - “THE BEST OF ACE ROCKABILLY”,Ace CHA-218 - “THE 50’s ROCKABILLY FEVER”, ACE CDCHD-311- “RAREST ROCKABILLY & HILLBILLY BOOGIE, THE BEST OF ACE ROCKABILLY”, Ace CDCHD-815 - “THEM ROCKABILLY CATS”, BOP BOPCD-006 - “SATURDAY NIGHT ON BOP STREET” vol.6, FOLKLINE CD-274-164 - “GO KAT GO!” Vol.3, WYNCOTE W/SW-9016 -“COUNTRY FAVORITES”
1958 Gold Star Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX - Johnny Mathis (Producer: Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
018 CRYING OVER YOU Dixie 45-533
019 IT’S A LITTLE MORE LIKE HEAVEN 45-533
ca June 1958 Gold Star Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX - Johnny Mathis aka Les Cole with the Echoes (Johnny Mathis [vcl/rh gt], poss Hal Harris [ld gt], Hezzie Bryant [bass], Bill Kimbrough [drums], Doc Lewis [piano] + The Echoes. Producer: Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
020 1020 ROCK-A-MY-BABY D 45-1010/Ace 10CH-17 Cascade DROP-1003 Ace CHA-218 Bear Family BCD-15832 BCD-16408
021 1021 BEE BOPPIN’ DADDY D 45-1010 Detour 45-004/Ace 10CH-17 Cascade DROP-1003 Ace CHA-218 Bear Family BCD-15832 BCD-16408 Blazon CD-2001
ACE 10CH-17- “ROCKABILLY PARTY”, CASCADE DROP-1003 - “20 GREAT ROCKABILLY HITS OF THE 50’s”
ca October 1958 Gold Star Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX - Johnny Mathis (unknown musicians.Producer: Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
022 1058 LONELY NIGHT D 1027/Top Rank JKP-2064 Bear Family BCD-15832
023 1059 I’VE BEEN KNOWN TO CRY D 1027/D LP-7003 Top Rank JKP-2064 United Artists UAS-6159 SULP-1091 SULP-1136 Bear Family BCD-15832
TOP RANK JKP-2064 - “COUNTRY & WESTERN EXPRESS” Vol.5, D LP-7003 - “COUNTRY HITS - THE BEST OF D RECORDS”, UNITED ARTISTS UAL-3159/UAS-6159 -“COUNTRY HITS”
ca. December 1958 KWKH Radio Station Studio, 327 Texas, Shreveport, LA - Jimmy & Johnny aka Jimmy Lee (Jimmy Lee Fautheree [vcl/ld gt], Johnny Mathis [vcl/rh gt], James Burton [gt], Don Davis [bass], D.J. Fontana [drums], ? [piano])
J29 S 202 LOOK WHAT LOVE WILL DO D 1010/ BCD-15771 Rock & Country RC-1019 Westside WESA-809
J30 S 203 I AIN'T WORRIED ABOUT TOMORROW D 1010/ BCD-15771 Rock & Country RC-1019 Westside WESA-809
ca February 1959 Gold Star Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX - Johnny Mathis (unknown musicians.Producer: Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
024 1072 FROM A KISS TO THE BLUES D 1054/United Artists UAL-3185 Top Rank JKP-2064 Bear Family BCD-15832
025 1073 SINCE I SAID GOODBYE TO LOVE D 1054/Bear Family BCD-15832
UNITED ARTISTS UAL-3185/UAS-6185 - “THE GREAT COUNTRY HITS” Vol.2.
ca February 1959 Gold Star Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX - Country Johnny Mathis (Jimmy Lee Fautheree [hmny vcl] + unknown musicians.Producer: Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
026 1166 I DON’T KNOW HOW I CAN LIVE D 1078/Bear Family BCD-15833
027 1167 RUN PLEASE RUN 1078 Top Rank JKP-2064 Wyncote W-9016 Bear Family BCD-15833
WYNCOTE W-9016 - “COUNTRY FAVORITES”
1959 [demo session] Dee Marais Studio, Shreveport, LA - Jimmy & Johnny (Jimmy Lee Fautheree [vcl/ld gt], Johnny Mathis [vcl/rh gt] + unknown musicians. Producer: Producer: H.G. “Dee” Marais)
J3001 MY LITTLE BABY Ace CH-191 Ace CDCH-191
ca July 1959 Gold Star Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX - Jimmy & Johnny (Jimmy Lee Fautheree [vcl/ld gt], Johnny Mathis [vcl/rh gt] + Hezzie Bryant [bass], Lawson "Al" Hagy [drums], Doc Lewis [piano]. Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
J31 1208 MY LITTLE BABY D 1089/Ace 10CH-18 CH-191 CDCH-191 Hop HB-HV-CD-003 Bear Family BCD-15771 BCD-15833
J32 1209 ALL I NEED IS TIME D 1089/Bear Family BCD-15771 BCD-15833
ACE 10CH-18 - “KINGS OF ROCKABILLY” Vol.1., Ace CH-191/CDCH-191 - “ROCKABILLY SHAKEOUT”, HOPHB-HV-003 - “HILLBILLY HOP” Vol.3.
ca December 1959 Gold Star Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX - Country Johnny Mathis (unknown musicians.Producer: Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
028 COME ON IN D 1119/Top Rank JKP-2064 Bear Family BCD-15834
029 CHANCES ARE 1119/Bear Family BCD-15834
ca February 1960 Gold Star Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX - Country Johnny Mathis (poss. James O' Gwynn [hmny vcl] + unknown musicians.Producer: Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
030 1322 CARYL CHESSMAN D 1130/Top Rank JKP-2064 Bear Family BCD-15834
031 1323 TEARS AND GOLD 1130/Bear Family BCD-15834
ca June 1960 Gold Star Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX - Country Johnny Mathis (poss. James O' Gwynn [hmny vcl] + unknown musicians.Producer: Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
032 1382 WHEN I CAME THRU TOWN D 1152/Cascade DROP-1004, Bear Family BCD-15834
033 1383 ONLY TIME WILL TELL 1152/Bear Family BCD-15834
CASCADE DROP-1004 - “20 GREAT RECORDINGS OF THE 50’s & 60’s”.
Late 1960 Murray Nash Studio, 115 ½ 3rd Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Jimmy & Johnny (Jimmy Lee Fautheree [vcl/ld gt], Johnny Mathis [vcl/rh gt] + poss. Wayne Moss [gt], Hargus Robbins [piano] + more unknown musicians. Producer: Troy Martin)
J33 1040/▲38007X LET ME BE THE ONE Republic 2014/Bear Family BCD-15771
J35 1041/▲38007 KNOCK ON WOOD 2014/BCD-15771 Hop HB-HV-003
J36 I’M GONNA CRY (WHEN YOU CALL MY NAME) Republic unissued-lost
J37 SAME OLD MISTAKES Republic unissued-lost
March 1961 Bradley Film & Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Eddie Noack (Johnny Mathis [hmny vcl], prob. Grady Martin [ld gt], ? [steel], Lightnin' Chance [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Floyd Cramer [piano])
000 YW-20344/PB-4121/PS-567 INVISIBLE STRIPES S 10387
000 YW-20345/PB-4122/PS-568 SHOTGUN HOUSE 71805
000 YW-20346/PB-4123/PS-569 WHERE DO YOU GO (WHEN YOU SAY GOODNIGHT) 71805
000 YW-20347/PB-4124/PS-570 SAME OLD unissued
ca October 1961 Nashville, TN - Country Johnny Mathis
034 THINKING TOO FAR BEHIND United Artists UA-396/United Artists UA-30-140ET
035 WOULDN’T THAT BE SOMETHING UA-396
UNITED ARTISTS UA-30-140ET is titled “OLD COUNTRY GOLD”.
ca July 1962 Nashville, TN - Country Johnny Mathis
036 ZTSB-69678 EVERY ROAD MUST HAVE A TURN United Artists UA-460
037 ZTSB-69679 I’M STILL IN LOVE WITH KAY UA-460
ca October 1962 Nashville, TN - Country Johnny Mathis
038 ZTSB-81878/▲45250 PLEASE TALK TO MY HEART United Artists UA-536
039 ZTSB-81879/▲45350X LET’S GO HOME UA-536
ca September 1963 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Tillman Franks & The Cedar Grove Three (Johnny Mathis [vcl/rh gt], David Houston (vcl) + unknown musicians + The Kimberleys: Harold Gay, Carl Gay, Vera Gay, Verna Gay.Producer: John Thomas “Tommy” Hill)
040 6685? TADPOLE Starday 651/Ember EMB-4539
041 6686 PRETTY LITTLE GIRLS 651/EMB-4539
EMBER EMB-4539 - “THE BEST OF AMERICAN COUNTRY MUSIC” Vol.2. - “THE TILLMAN FRANKS SINGERS” [UK]
ca October 1963 Nashville, TN - Country Johnny Mathis
042 A LOVE GONE WRONG United Artists UA-633
043 IF I COULD KEEP YOU OFF MY MIND UA-633/United Artists UAS-6309 United Artists UA-1066
UNITED ARTISTS UAL-3309/UAS-6309 & UA 1066 [UK] - “GEORGE JONES AND HIS COUNTRY COUSINS SALUTE THE GRAND OLE OPRY”
ca February 1964 Nashville, TN - Country Johnny Mathis
044 ZTSB-91085 LITTLE GIRL United Artists UA-697
045 ZTSB-91086 WAS IT YOU UA-697
March 1964 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Tillman Franks (Johnny Mathis [vcl/rh gt], David Houston (vcl) + unknown musicians + The Kimberleys: Harold Gay, Carl Gay, Vera Gay, Verna Gay.Producer: John Thomas “Tommy” Hill)
046 6877 UNCLE EPH 670/EMB-4539
047 6878? GOING TO LEAVE MY MOTHER Starday unissued/EMB-4539
048 6879? DO LORD Starday unissued/EMB-4539
049 6880 WHEN THE WORLD’S ON FIRE Starday 670/Ember EMB-4539
Spring 1965 Nashville, TN - Country Johnny Mathis (Producer: Aubrey Mayhew)
050 IN THE HOUSE OF THE LORD Stampede GS-7004 Hilltop Gospel GS-7004 W & G WG-25/S/5334 [AUS]
051 STANDING ON THE PROMISES Stampede GS-7004 Hilltop Gospel GS-7004 W & G WG-25/S/5334
052 WHEN THEY RING THOSE GOLDEN BELLS Stampede GS-7004 Hilltop Gospel GS-7004 W & G WG-25/S/5334
053 SK4M-5201 WELCOME HOME Hilltop 3009/Stampede GS-7004 Hilltop Gospel GS-7004 W & G WG-25/S/5334 SP-10779
054 I’M GONNA THANK JESUS Stampede GS-7004 Hilltop Gospel GS-7004 W & G WG-25/S/5334
055 JUST A CLOSER WALK WITH THEE Stampede GS-7004 Hilltop Gospel GS-7004 W & G WG-25/S/5334
056 HEAVEN IS THE PLACE Stampede GS-7004 Hilltop Gospel GS-7004 W & G WG-25/S/5334
057 PRECIOUS MEMORIES Stampede GS-7004 Hilltop Gospel GS-7004 W & G WG-25/S/5334
058 OLD TIME RELIGION Stampede GS-7004 Hilltop Gospel GS-7004 W & G WG-25/S/5334
059 AN OLD ACCOUNT IS SETTLED Stampede GS-7004 Hilltop Gospel GS-7004 W & G WG-25/S/5334
060 TAKE MY HAND PRECIOUS LORD Stampede GS-7004 Hilltop Gospel GS-7004 W & G WG-25/S/5334
061 WHERE WE’LL NEVER GROW OLD Stampede GS-7004 Hilltop Gospel GS-7004 W & G WG-25/S/5334 SP-10779
1965 Nashville, TN - Country Johnny Mathis (Producer: Aubrey Mayhew)
062 SK4M-5200 MY CAROLINA SUNSHINE GIRL Hilltop 3008-A
ca April 1966 poss. RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Country Johnny Mathis (Producer: Aubrey Mayhew)
063 BLACK SHEEP Little Darlin’ LD-009
064 SOMETHING IN YOUR WORLD LD-009
ca September 1966 poss. RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Country Johnny Mathis (Producer: Aubrey Mayhew)
065 SUGAR THIEF Little Darlin’ LD-015
066 I COULD NEVER FORGET YOUR LOVE LD-015
1967 poss. RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Country Johnny Mathis (Producer: Aubrey Mayhew)
067 HE KEEPS ME SINGING Little Darlin’ SLD-8007 SP-10779
068 A TRAMP ON THE STREET Little Darlin’ SLD-8007
069 LOVE LIFTED ME SLD-8007
070 THE LAST MILE OF THE WAY SLD-8007 SP-10779
071 THE OLD RUGGED CROSS Little Darlin’ SLD-8007
072 SWEEPING THRU THE GATE SLD-8007
073 IF I COULD HEAR MOTHER PRAY AGAIN SLD-8007
074 ONE OF THESE DAYS Little Darlin’ SLD-8007
075 I FOUND JESUS SLD-8007
076 TRAIN TO GLORY SLD-8007
077 THE TEARS CAME DOWN SLD-8007
078 JESUS IS EVERYTHING SLD-8007
079 I’M PRAYING TO YOU JESUS SLD-8007
080 CAN’T YOU HEAR THE VOICE SLD-8007
ca October 1967 poss. RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Country Johnny Mathis (Producer: Aubrey Mayhew)
084 ZTSB-132367 NO PLACE TO GO Little Darlin’ LD-0037
085 ZTSB-132368 A HEART NEEDS A HEART LD-0037/SLD-8007 SLD-8016 President PRCV-107
086 IT’S SO LONESOME IN MY HEART Little Darlin’ SLD-8016 President PRCV-107
087 THERE’S NO MORE LOVE Little Darlin’ SLD-8016 President PRCV-107
1968 poss. RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Country Johnny Mathis (Producer: Aubrey Mayhew)
088 EXPRESSING MY LOVE Little Darlin’ SLD-8016 President PRCV-107
089 I’M A DREAMER SLD-8016 President PRCV-107
090 ALL I NEED IS YOU SLD-8016 President PRCV-107
091 IF YOU SHOULD COME BACK TODAY SLD-8016 President PRCV-107
092 MY HEART IS ON THE PAPER SLD-8016 President PRCV-107
ca October 1968 poss. RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Country Johnny Mathis (Producer: Aubrey Mayhew)
093 TAKE YOUR HEART AND GO Little Darlin’ LD-0051/ SLD-8016 President PRCV-107
094 A BIG OLD HEART FULL OF LOVE Little Darlin’ LD-0051/ SLD-8016 President PRCV-107
095 COME HOME TO MY HEART Little Darlin’ LD-0056/SLD-8016 President PRCV-107
096 I’LL CRY WHEN I CALL YOUR NAME Little Darlin’ LD-0056/ SLD-8016, President PRCV-107
ca Summer 1969 poss. RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Country Johnny Mathis (Producer: Aubrey Mayhew)
097 SWEET RITA Little Darlin’ LD-0067
098 BRING BACK MY LIFE LD-0067
1972 Nashville, TN - Country Johnny Mathis (Producer: Charles Brown)
099 SMILE, GOD LOVES YOU World WRS-105
100 HURTING LOSER’S SONG WRS-105
101 ZSSB-146261 MAMA TAKE A BOW World WRS-110
102 ZSSB-146262 I’VE GOT A GREAT AMERICAN DREAM WRS-110
1973 Nashville, TN - Country Johnny Mathis (unknown musicians + The Florida Boys. Producer: Garland Westbrook)
103 TELL ME HOW A WINNER FEELS Stonegate 2603
104 MAKE ME ONE MORE MEMORY 2603
July 1977 Huddleston's Recording Studio, Dallas, TX - The Johnny Mathis Family (Johnny Mathis Sr. [vcl], William D. “Bill” Mathis [vcl/rh gt/banjo], Jean “Jeannie” Mathis [vcl], James “Jim” Mathis [vcl/drums], John “Johnny” Mathis Jr. [piano]. Producer: John Wesley “Johnny” Mathis Sr.)
105 GOING HOME Sonlight SL-777
106 IS THAT JESUS I SEE COMING SL-777
107 IT’S GONNA TAKE FOREVER SL-777
108 LITTLE HANDS SL-777
July 1977 Huddleston's Recording Studio, Dallas, TX - The Johnny Mathis Family (Johnny Mathis Sr. [vcl], William D. “Bill” Mathis [vcl/rh gt/banjo], Jean “Jeannie” Mathis [vcl], James “Jim” Mathis [vcl/drums], John “Johnny” Mathis Jr. [piano]. Producer: John Wesley “Johnny” Mathis Sr.)
109 PASSPORT TO GLORY Sonlight SL-777
110 I AM WHAT I AM SL-777
111 JESUS I NEED YOU SL-777
112 WHEN JESUS GIVES SL-777
July 1977 Huddleston's Recording Studio, Dallas, TX - The Johnny Mathis Family (Johnny Mathis Sr. [vcl], William D. “Bill” Mathis [vcl/rh gt/banjo], Jean “Jeannie” Mathis [vcl], James “Jim” Mathis [vcl/drums], John “Johnny” Mathis Jr. [piano]. Producer: John Wesley “Johnny” Mathis Sr.)
113 JESUS WILL SHOW YOU THE WAY Sonlight SL-777
114 I’LL NEVER WANT FOR A THING SL-777
115 SAY HELLO TO SOMEONE I LOVE SL-777
116 ALL MY LIFE I’LL LOVE YOU SL-777
117 WHERE DID LIFE GO SL-777
1984 John Wagner Recording Studios, Inc., 12000 Candelaria N.E. Suite E, Albuquerque, NM - Country Johnny Mathis (poss. Jimmy Fautheree [ld gt] + unknown musicians)
118 COUNTRY MUSIC KEEPS ON GROWING Lodema LR-103
119 EVERYWHERE I GO LR-103
ca 1990 Goodlettsville, TN - Country Johnny Mathis
120 U-24336A THE LAST COWBOY’S GONE Weswind WR-711
121 U-24336B FM-109 WR-711
122 I’VE BEEN KNOWN TO CRY Weswind WLP-107
WESWIND WLP-107 - WESWIND RECORDS PRESENTS THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO TEXAS”.
unknown date Dallas, TX - Jimmy Lee Fautheree/*Johnny Mathis/**Nancy Fautheree
000 MODERN DAY MIRACLE TIMA Records CD-?
123 I DON’T WANT TO WASTE A DAY NOT LOVING YOU* CD-?
000 HE MUST THINK A LOT OF ME** TIMA Records CD-?
TIMA Records CD-? - “THIS IS CHRISTIAN COUNTRY”
unknown date and locality – Johnny Mathis
124 SET ME A PLACE AT YOUR TABLE Country 615-301
125 I KNOW A MAN Country 615-301
126 THE TOUCH OF JEANNIE Country 615-301
127 WALKIN' ON THE OTHER SIDE OF HEAVEN Country 615-301
128 I'VE GOT MUSIC IN MY HEART Country 615-301
129 SAVING UP MY RAIN FOR A MONEY DAY Country 615-301
130 I'LL START HURTIN' Country 615-301
131 LIVE MY LIFE Country 615-301
132 HARDEST THING I'VE EVER DONE Country 615-301
133 I LOVED YOU ALL THE TIME Country 615-301
134 RUBY JEAN Country 615-301
135 HONKY TONK QUEEN Country 615-301
1995 Dallas, TX - Jimmy Lee, *& Johnny Mathis
126 IT WON’T BE MUCH LONGER* TIMA CD- (Unknown Legends) TIMA CD-1035
000 UNKNOWN LEGEND TIMA CD-1035,
000 GOLDEN OLDIES TIMA CD-1035
000 I’M MOVIN’ TIMA CD- (We’re Moving On)
TIMA RECORDS CD-? - “UNKNOWN LEGENDS”, TIMA RECORDS CD-1035 - "TIMA 2000” (May 2, 2000) TIMA RECORDS +CD-? “WE ARE MOVING ON”

JOHNNY MATHIS ALBUMS
Stampede GM/GS-7004 Country Johnny Mathis:
In The House Of The Lord; Standing On The Promises; When They Ring Them Golden Bells; Welcome Home; I'm Gonna Thank Jesus; Just A Closer Walk With Thee; Heaven Is The Place; Precious Memories; Old Time Religion; Old Account Settled; Take My Hand Precious Lord; Where We'll Never Grow Old - 05-65 (reissued on Hilltop Gospel GM/GS-7004)
Little Darlin' LD-4007/SLD-8007 He Keeps Me Singing: He Keeps Me Singing; Tramp On The Street; Love Lifted Me; Last Mile Of The Way; The Old Rugged Cross; Sweeping Thru The Gate; If I Could Hear Mother Pray Again; I Found Jesus; Train To Glory; Tears Came Down; Jesus Is Everything; I'm Praying To You Jesus; Can't You Hear The Voice - 67
Little Darlin' SLD-8016 Come Home To My Heart: Come Home To My Heart; It's So Lonesome In My Heart; Here's No More Love; Expressing My Love; I'm A Dreamer; Take Your Heart And Go; All I Need Is You; If You Should Come Back Today; My Heart Is On The Paper; Heart Needs A Heart; I'll Cry When I Call Your Name; Big Old Heart Full Of Love - 69
Sonlight SL-777 Meet The Johnny Mathis Family: Going Home; Is That Jesus I See Coming; It’s Gonna Take Forever; Little Hands; Passport To Glory; I Am What I Am; Jesus I Need You; When Jesus Gives; Jesus Will Show You The Way; I’ll Never Want For A Thing; Say Hello To Someone I Love; All My Life I’ll Love You; Where Did Life Go - 77 Johnny Mathis Family
Little Darlin' SP-10779 Born Again: I Found Jesus; Train To Glory; One Of These Days*; Tears Came Down; Jesus Is Everything; Old Rugged Cross; Can't You Hear The Voice*; I Am Praying To You Jesus; Sweeping Thrugh The Gate; If I Could Hear Mother Pray Again - 79 (*previously unissued)
Country [UK] 615-301 The Best Of My Country: Set Me A Place At Your Table; I Know A Man; The Touch Of Jeannie; Walkin' On The Other Side Of Heaven; I've Got Music In My Heart; Saving Up My Rain For A Money Day; I'll Start Hurtin'; Live My Life; Hardest Thing I've Ever Done; I Loved You All The Time; Ruby Jean; Honky Tonk Queen



BACM [UK] CD D 472 Come On In: I’ve Been Known To Cry; From A Kiss To The Blues; Since I Said Goodbye To Love; I Don’t  Know How I Can Live; Run Please Run; The Chances Are; Come On In; Caryl Chessman; Tears And Gold; When I Came Through Town; Only Time Will Tell; Geisha Girl; Holiday For Love; I Thought I Heard You Call My Name; Moonlight Magic; One Life; Thinking Too Far  Behind; Wouldn’t That Be Something; Every Road Must Have A Turn; I’m Still In Love With Kay; Please Talk To My Heart; Let’s Go Home; A Love Gone Wrong; If I Could Keep You Off My Mind; Everbody Else Does; Give Me A Little More; Rock A-By-Daddy; Be Boppin’ Daddy - 01-15


JOHNNY MATHIS SINGLES
Star Talent (1949)
738 Tell Me Why / Before You Call - 20-08-49
J-B (1951)
1500 Me For You And You For Me / My heart Lights Up - 51
1502 Dream World / Contented - 51
Starday (1955)
45-181 Everybody Else Does / Will It Always Be - 03-55 w. Les Chambers
45-206 Give Me A Little More (w. Les Chambers) / [Les Chambers:] Sincerely - 09-55
Mercury-Starday (1957)
71202x45 Moonlight Magic / You Don't Care - 25-09-57
71273x45 One Lov / Harbor Of Love - 02-58 (first release with incorrect title of A side)
71273x45 One Life / Harbor Of Love - 03-03-58
Dixie (1958)
(EP)
45-533 Cryng Over You / It's A Little More Like Heaven + ? by other artists
D (1958-60)
45-1010 Rock-A-My-Baby / Bee Boppin' Daddy - 05-07-58 aka Les Cole & The Echoes
1027 I've Been Known To Cry / Lonely Night - 27-10-58
1054 From Kiss To The Blues / Since I Said Goodbye To Love - 07-03-59
1078 Run Please Run / I Don't Know How I Can Live - 19-06-59
1119 Come On I / Chances Are - 02-01-60
1130 Caryl Chessman / Tears And Gold - 29-02-60
1152 When I Came Through Town / Only Time Will Tell - 12-07-60
TNT (1961)
TNT-184 Don't Call Me, I'll Call You / Two Empty Arms - 61
United Artists (1961-63)
UA-396 Thinking Too Far Behind / Wouldn't That Be Something - 11-61
UA-460 Every Road Must Have A Turn / I'm Still In Love With Kay - 05-62
UA-536 Please Talk To My Heart / Let's Go Home - 01-63
UA-633 A Love Gone Wrong / If I Could Keep You Off My Mind - 08-63
UA-697 Little Girl / Was It You? - 02-64
Starday (1963-64) with Tillman Franks
651 Tadpole / Pretty Little Girls - 11-63
670 When The World's On Fire / Uncle Eph - 03-64
Hilltop (1965)
3008 Welcome Home / Carolina Sunshine Girl - 65
Little Darlin' (1966-69)
LD-0009 Black Sheep / Something In Your World - 05-66
LD-0015 I Could Never Forget Your Love / Sugar Thief - ca 09-66
LD-0037 Heart Needs A Heart / No Place To Go - 12-67
LD-0051 A Big Old Heart Full Of Love / Take Your Heart And Go - 11-68
LD-0056 Come Home To My Heart / I'll Cry When I Call Your Name - 03-69
LD-0067 Bring Back My Love / Sweet Rita - 09-69
World (1972)
WRS-105 Smile, God Loves You / Hurting Loser's Song - 72
WRS-110 Mama Take A Bow / I've Got A Great American Dream - 72
Stonegate (1973)
2603 Tell Me How A Winner Feels / Make Me One More Memory - 73
Lodema (1984)
LR-103 Country Music Keeps On Growing / Everywhere I Go - 84
Weswind (ca 1990)
WR-711 The Last Cowboy’s Gone / Fm-109

JIMMY & JOHNNY ALBUMS
Bear Family [GER] BCD-15771 If You Don't, Somebody Else Will: Don't Forget To Remember; Wait A Minute Baby; If You Don't, Somebody Else Will; I'm Beginning To Remember; Flying; All Day Long; Can't You, Won't You; The Fun Is Over; Dear Mr. Disc Jockey; Love Me; Lips That Kiss So Sweetly; Sweet Singing Daddy; Trust Me; 'til The End Of The World; Imagination; Another Man's Name; Sweet Love On My Mind; Here Comes My Baby; Don't Give Me That Look; I'll Do It Everytime; What'cha Doin' To Me; I Can't Find The Door Knob; Keep Telling Me; Look What Love Will Do; I Ain't Worried About Tomorrow; My Little Baby; All I Need Is Time; Let Me Be The One; Knock On Wood; If You Don't, Somebody Else Will; I'm Beginning To Remember; Lips That Kiss So Sweetly; Love Me - 97

JIMMY & JOHNNY SINGLES
Capitol (1952)
F3012 Don't Forget To Remember / (Jimmy Lee Fautheree:) Open For Trade - 12-54
Feature (1954, leased to Chess)
1092 If You Don't Somebody Else Will / I'm Beginning To Remember - 54 (reissued on Chess 4859 in 08-54)
Chess (1955)
4862 Can't You Won't You / The Fun Is Over - 55
4863 Lips That Kiss So Sweetly / Love Me - 04-55 (note: DJ version icludes alternative takes)
Decca (1955-57)
9-29772 Sweet Singing Daddy / Trust Me - 16-01-56
9-29954 'Til The End Of The World / Another Man's Name - 02-07-56
9-30061 Imagination / Sweet Love On My Mind - 01-10-56
9-30278 Here Comes My Baby / Don't Give Me That Look - 08-04-57
9-30410 What 'Cha Doin' To Me / I'll Do It Everytime - 12-08-57
Vin (1958)
1010 Look What Love Will Do / I Ain't Worried About Tomorrow - 58
D (1958-59)
45-1004 I Can't Find The Door Knob / Keep Telling Me - 20-05-58
1089 My Little Baby / All I Need Is Time - 09-59
Republic (1961)
2014 Let Me Be The One / Knock On Wood - 04-61

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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
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
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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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