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Saturday, November 21, 2009

Tractors

by Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS
Spring 1994 The Church Studio, 3rd St., Tulsa, OK - Tractors (Steve Ripley [vcl/gt/drums], Ron Getman [gt/slide gt/dobro/mandolin/bck vcl], Walt Richmond [vcl/horns/piano/Hammond B-3 organ/accordion/Wurlitzer/Clavinet/drums], Casey Vanbeek [bass/bck vcl], Jamie Oldaker [drums/percussion] + Jim Pulte [vcl], James Burton [gt], Elvis Ripley [gt], Ry Cooder [gt], Bonnie Raitt [gt], J.J. Cale [gt], Jim Edwards [gt], Richard Feldman [gt], Huey Flannery [gt], Don White [gt], Eldon Shamblin [gt], Steve Collier/Gene Crownaver/Steve Bagsby/Waddy Pass [steel], Chuck Blackwell/David Teegarden/Jim Keltner [drums],Curly Lewis/Ed Richmond/Rick Morton [fiddle], Jimmy Markham [harmonica], Joe Davis [sax], Larry Bell/Carl Pickhardt/Ed Robinson/Angelene Ripley [Hammond B-3 organ], Leon Russell [keyboards]. Producer: Steve Ripley & Wight Richmond)
001 THE TULSA SHUFFLE Arista 12717-7/18728-2 82876-48233-2
002 FALLIN' APART Arista 18728-2
003 THIRTY DAYS Arista 12818-7/18728-2 82876-48233-2
004 I'VE HAD ENOUGH Arista 18728-2 82876-48233-2
005 THE LITTLE MAN Arista 18728-2
006 BABY LIKES TO ROCK IT Arista 12717-7/18728-2 82876-48233-2
007 BADLY BENT Arista 12818-7/18728-2
008 THE BLUE COLLAR ROCK Arista 18728-2
009 DOREEN Arista 12784-7/18728-2
010 SETTIN' THE WOODS ON FIRE Arista 18728-2 82876-48233-2
011 TRYING TO GET TO NEW ORLEANS Arista 12784-7/18728-2 82876-48233-2
012 THE TULSA SHUFFLE - REVISITED Arista 18728-2
Summer 1994 The Church Studio, 3rd St., Tulsa, OK - Tractors (Producer: Steve Ripley & Wight Richmond)
013 SWINGIN' HOME FOR CHRISTMAS Arista 12771-7/8805-2
014 THE SANTA CLAUS BOOGIE Arista 12771-7/8805-2
Spring 1995 The Church Studio, 3rd St.,Tulsa, OK - Tractors (Steve Ripley [ld vcl/gt/Linn Mpc 3000], Walt Richmond [bass vcl/Steinway piano/Hammond B3 Organ/accordion/wurlitzer/wah wah/clarinet Linn Moc 3000], Casey Van Beek [hm,ny vcl/bass gt/Steinway piano], Ron Getman [hmny vcl/gt/dobro/steel], Jamie Oldaker [drums/percussion], Fats Kaplin [fiddle/steel], Glen Mitchell [Hammond Bs Organ-1], Bud Deal [tenor sax], Mike Panni [baritone sax], Jimmy Karsten [drums-2], Debbie Campbell, Wiley Hunt [bck vcl], James Burton [Telecaster gt-3], Buck Owens [guest vcl-4]. Producer: Steve Ripley & Wight Richmond)
015 SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN' TO TOWN Arista 8805-2
016 JINGLE MY BELLS Arista 8805-2
017 THE SHELTER Arista 8805-2
018 ROCKIN' THIS CHRISTMAS Arista 8805-2
019 SANTA LOKED A LOT LIKE DADDY Arista 12923-7/8805-2
020 CHRISTMAS IS COMIN' Arista 8805-2
021 SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN' (IN A BOOGIE WOOGIE CHOO CHOO TRAIN) Arista 12923-7/8805-2
022 BABY WANNA BE BY YOU Arista 8805-2
023 WHITE CHRISTMAS Arista 8805-2
024 SILENT NIGHT, CHRISTMAS BLUE Arista 8805-2
ca Mid 1998 The Church Studio, 3rd St.,Tulsa, OK - Tractors (Steve Ripley [vcl/gt/drums], Ron Getman [gt/slide gt/dobro/mandolin/steel/trumpet/bck vcl], Walt Richmond [vcl/horns/piano/Hammond B-3 organ/accordion/drums], Casey Vanbeek [bass/sax/bck vcl], Jamie Oldaker [drums/percussion] + Leon Russell [vcl], Eldon Shamblin [spoken vcl/gt], Elvis Ripley [gt/piano], Scotty Moore [gt], James Burton [gt], Bonnie Raitt [slide gt], Fats Kaplin [steel/fiddle], D.J. Fontana [drums], Curley Lewis [fiddle]. Producer: Steve Ripley & Wight Richmond)
025 I WOULDN'T TELL YOU NO LIE Arista 13163-7/18878-2 82876-48233-2
026 LINDA LOU Arista 18878-2 82876-48233-2
027 HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE Arista 13147-7/18878-2
028 SHORTENIN' BREAD Arista 13147-7/18878-2 82876-48233-2
029 WORLD'S BIGGEST FOOL Arista 18878-2
030 POOR BOY SHUFFLE Arista 18878-2
031 WITH A GIRL LIKE YOU Arista 18878-2
032 ELVIS THING/MYSTERY TRAIN Arista 18878-2 82876-48233-2
033 WAY TOO LATE Arista 18878-2
034 FOOT STOMP STOMPIN' Arista 18878-2
035 PSALM 22.23 Arista 18878-2
036 HALE BOP BOOGIE 13163-7
2000 The Church Studio, 3rd St., Tulsa, OK - Tractors (Steve Ripley [vcl/gt], James Burton [gt/dobro], Elvis Ripley [gt], Rick Vito [gt], Angelene Ripley [gt/bck vcl], Teddy Jack [gt], Sam Bush [mandolin/fiddle/bck vcl], Shelby Eicher [mandolin/fiddle], Fats Kaplin [steel/dobro/mandolin/fiddle/harmonica/accordion], Jim Bates [ac bass], Willie Weeks [bass], Jamie Oldaker/D.J. Fontana [drums], Jimmy Karstein [percussion], Jay Spell [accordion/piano], Leon Russell [piano/Fender Rhodes piano/Hammond B-3 organ], John Herron [piano], Glen Mitchell/Brian Roy Haas [Hammond B-3 organ], Bud Deal/Mike Panno [sax], Mike Bennett [trumpet], Steve Ham [trombone] + Jared Tyler, Pat Savage, Yvonne Hodges [bck vcl]. Producer: Steve Ripley)
037 BABALOU Audium AUD-CD-8118
038 CAN'T GET NOWHERE Audium AUD-CD-8118
039 READY TO CRY Audium AUD-CD-8118
040 NINE ELEVEN Audium AUD-CD-8118
041 IT'S A A BEAUTIFUL THING Audium AUD-CD-8118
042 COMPUTER CONTROLLED Audium AUD-CD-8118
043 FAST GIRL Audium AUD-CD-8118
044 DON'T EVER TAKE MY PICTURE DOWN Audium AUD-CD-8118
045 HIGHER GROUND Audium AUD-CD-8118
046 LITTLE PLACE OF OUR OWN/ON THE ROAD AGAIN Audium AUD-CD-8118
ca. June 2002 The Church Studio, 3rd St., Tulsa, OK - Tractors (Steve Ripley [ld vcl/drums /gt/mellotron/snare groove], Casey Van Beek [el bass/bck vcl], Jim Bates [ac bass], Jimmy Karstein [drums/tambourine/sleigh bells/maracas], Ian Wallace [drums], Fats Kaplin [fiddle/steel/mandolin/accordion], Floyd Domino/Walt Richmond/Tommy Triplehorn/Spencer Sutton [Steinway piano], Glen Mitchell [Steinway piano/Hammond B3/bck vcl], Larry Bell [Wurlitzer piano/hmny vcl], John Herron [Hammond B3 organ], Scott Mathews [tambourine/Hammond B3 organ], Rick Vito Bad Boy [gt/hmny vcl], Steve Pryor [ld gt], Scotty Moore [el gt], Bud Deal [sax/bck vcl], Mike Panno [sax/bck vcl], Debbie Campbell, Moon Martin [hmny vcl], Millie Kirkham, Byron Davis, Steve Lyman, Ted Williams [bck vcl]. Producer: Steve Ripley)
047 BOOGIE WOOGIE SANTA CLAUS Audium AUD-CD-8149
048 BIG NIGHT Audium AUD-CD-8149
049 I WAS A BAD BOY THIS YEAR Audium AUD-CD-8149
050 PRETTY PAPER Audium AUD-CD-8149
051 RUN RUN RUDOLPH Audium AUD-CD-8149
052 BELLS ARE RINGING Audium AUD-CD-8149
053 SANTA CLAUS IS BACK IN TOWN Audium AUD-CD-8149
054 CHRISTMAS TIME'S A COMIN' Audium AUD-CD-8149
055 BO DIDDLEY SANTA CLAUS Audium AUD-CD-8149
056 LITTLE DRUMMER BOY Audium AUD-CD-8149
057 MARY'S BABY Audium AUD-CD-8149
2008 unknown - Tractors
058 UP JUMPED THE BOOGIE E1 Ent. 5071
059 PICK ME UP ON YOUR WAY DOWN E1 Ent. 5071
060 RHYTHM BONE E1 Ent. 5071
061 GOOD OLD DAYS E1 Ent. 5071
062 THERE'S GONNA BE SOME CHANGES MADE E1 Ent. 5071
063 MY BLUE HEART E1 Ent. 5071
064 WHAT MAKES LOVE GO BAD E1 Ent. 5071
065 THAT'S WHERE IT HURTS E1 Ent. 5071
066 MIDNIGHT TRAIN E1 Ent. 5071
067 IT'S ONLY LOVE E1 Ent. 5071

ALBUMS
Arista 07822-18728-2 The Tractors:
The Tulsa Shuffle; Fallin' Apart; Thirty Days; I've Had Enough; The Little Man; Baby Likes To Rock It; Badly Bent; The Blue Collar Rock; Doreen; Settin' The Woods On Fire; Trying To Get To New Orleans; The Tulsa Shuffle - Revisited - 02-08-94
Arista 07822-8805-2 Have Yourself A Tractors Christmas: Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town; Jingle My Bells; The Shelter; Rockin' This Christmas; Santa Loked A Lot Like Daddy; Christmas Is Comin'; Santa Claus Is Comin' (In A Boogie Woogie Choo Choo Train); Baby Wanna Be By You; Swingin' Home For Christmas; White Christmas; The Santa Claus Boogie; Silent Night, Christmas Blue - 10-10-95
Arista 07822-18878-2 Farmers In A Changing World: I Wouldn't Tell You No Lie; Linda Lou; How Long Will It Take; Shortenin' Bread; World's Biggest Fool; Poor Boy Shuffle; With A Girl Like You; Elvis Thing/Mystery Train; Way Too Late; Foot Stomp Stompin'; Psalm 22.23 - 03-11-98
BMG Special Products 82876-48233-2 All American Country: Baby Likes To Rock It; I Wouldn't Tell You No Lie; Thirty Days; Settin' The Woods On Fire; Tryin' To Get To New Orleans; Shortenin' Bread; I've Had Enough; Tulsa Shuffle; Elvis Thing/Mystery Train; Linda Lou - 15-10-03 (sampler)
Audium AUD-CD-8118 Fast Girl: Babalou; Can't Get Nowhere; Ready To Cry; Nine Eleven; It's A Beautiful Thing; Computer Controlled; Fast Girl; Don't Ever Take My Picture Down; Higher Ground; A Little Place Of Our Own ; On The Road Again - 24-04-01
Audium AUD-CD-8149 Big Night: Boogie Woogie Santa Claus; Big Night; I Was A Bad Boy This Year; Pretty Paper; Run Run Rudolph; Bells Are Ringing; Santa Claus Is Back In Town; Christmas Time's A Comin'; Bo Diddley Santa Claus; Little Drummer Boy; Mary's Baby - 09-10-02
Koch/E1 Entertainment KOC-CD-5071 Trade Union: Up Jumped The Boogie; Pick Me Up On Your Way Down; Rhythm Bone; Good Old Days; There's Gonna Be Some Changes Made; My Blue Heart; What Makes Love Go Bad; That's Where It Hurts; Midnight Train; It's Only Love - 19-05-09
SINGLES
Arista (1994-99)
12717-7 Baby Likes To Rock It / The Tulsa Shuffle - 07-94
12771-7 Santa Claus Boogie / Swingin' Home For Christmas - 14-11-94
12784-7 Tryin' To Get To New Orleans / Doreen - 12-94
12818-7 Badly Bent / Thirty Days - 04-95
12923-7 Santa Claus Is Comin' / Santa Looked A Lot Like Daddy - 11-95
13147-7 Shortenin' Bread / How Long Will It Take - 11-98
13163-7 I Wouldn't Tell You No Lie / Hale Bop Boogie - 04-99

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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.