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Thursday, November 26, 2009

Wade Holmes

SESSIONS
by Dick Grant (with acknowledgements to Al Turner, Dave Sax, Phil Tricker, Adam Komorowski, Dave Sichak, Jeff Porterfield & Kent Heineman)
1949 Ben Adelman Studio, Washington, D.C. - Don Kidwell & His Capitol Swingbillies (Wade Holmes [vcl/gt], Randy Tate [steel]. Producer: Ben Adelman)
001 HOW COULD YOU Sylvan 350
002 unknown title 350 A
ca February 1954 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St. N.W., Washington, D.C. - Wade Holmes (Producer: Ben Adelman)
003 WAKE UP IRENE Blue Ribbon 3S-36
004 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW 4 Star 3S-38 Blue Ribbon 3S-38
ca February 1954 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St. N.W., Washington, D.C. - Wade Holmes (Producer: Ben Adelman)
005 6535 YOU’RE TOO TIRED (FOR ME) 4 Star 45-1656 ET-121 Apex 76040/Hillbilly Researcher HBR-008
006 6535-RE TOO TIRED 4 Star X-99/Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-008
007 6536 ROSE OF MEXICO 4 Star 45-1656 ET-121 Apex 76040/Hillbilly Researcher HBR-008 BACM CD D-221
008 6537 MY SWEETHEART MY DARLIN’ 4 Star 45-1665 ET-126
Apex 76040 is Canadian issue (1954)
ca April 1954 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St. N.W., Washington, D.C. - Wade Holmes (Producer: Ben Adelman)
009 A FOOLER, A FAKER 4 Star 3S-42 Blue Ribbon 3S-42/Hillbilly Researcher HBR-008
ca May 1954 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St. N.W., Washington, D.C. - Wade Holmes, *& His Carolina Country Boys (Producer: Ben Adelman)
010 6572 FAT FORTY AND FRUSTRATED* 4 Star P-108 45-1674/Hillbilly Researcher HBR-008
011 6573 THE FIREMAN AND ENGINEER’S BALL-2 4 Star X-99 45-1665 ET-126 Blue Ribbon 3S-47/White Label WLP-2821Hillbilly Researcher HBR-008
ca May 1954 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St. N.W., Washington, D.C. - Wade Holmes & His Carolina Country Boys (Producer: Ben Adelman)
012 6782 HILLBILLY JUBILEE 4 Star P-108 45-1674/Hillbilly Researcher HBR-008
ca June 1954 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St. N.W., Washington, D.C. - Wade Holmes & Virginia Hill (Producer: Ben Adelman)
013 ONE BY ONE Blue Ribbon 3S-47
ca July 1954 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St. N.W., Washington, D.C. - Wade Holmes (Producer: Ben Adelman)
014 HONKY TONK GIRL Blue Ribbon 3S-48
ca August 1954 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St. N.W., Washington, D.C. - Wade Holmes (Producer: Ben Adelman)
015 HONKY TONK GIRL Blue Ribbon 3S-48
016 GO, BOY GO Blue Ribbon 3S-49/Hillbilly Researcher HBR-008
017 OUT BEHIND THE BARN Blue Ribbon 3S-50/HBR-008
1954 [demo session] Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St. N.W., Washington, D.C. - Wade Holmes (Producer: Ben Adelman)
01701 TOO MANY BLUES Spin-O-Rama S-109 Mount Vernon Music MVM-177
The above recording was leased by Ben Adelman to Premier Albums Inc. in January, 1963.
1954 [demo session] Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St. N.W., Washington, D.C. - Wade Holmes (Marvin Rainwater [hmny vcl-1/rh gt-1], poss Roy Clark [hmny vcll-2/rh gt-2], Mickey Woodward [steel], Roger Woodward [bass]. Producer: Ben Adelman)
01702 I’LL JUST PRETEND -1 Spin-O-Rama S-109
01703 I’M LIVING ON MEMORIES - 2 Spin-O-Rama S-109
01704 YOU CAN’T HIDE FROM YOURSELF -2 Spin-O-Rama S-109
01705 LIVING WITH THE BLUES -2 Spin-O-Rama S-109 Mount Vernon Music MVM-177
The above recordings were leased by Ben Adelman to Premier Albums Inc. in January, 1963.
ca February 1955 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St. N.W., Washington, D.C. - Wade Holmes (Producer: Ben Adelman)
018 HEARTS OF STONE 4 Star 3S-56 Blue Ribbon 3S-56
019 IF YOU AIN’T LOVIN’ 4 Star 3S-56 Blue Ribbon 3S-56
ca March 1955 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St. N.W., Washington, D.C. - Wade Holmes (Producer: Ben Adelman)
020 BALLAD OF DAVY CROCKETT Blue Ribbon 3S-62 Blue Ribbon 3S-66
ca April 1955 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St. N.W., Washington, D.C. - Eddie Marvin (“Eddie” Marvin Coursey [vcl/rh gt], Wade Holmes, [ld gt] Producer: Ben Adelman)
000 SHE WOULDN'T DO FOR YOU 4 Star ED-132/King LP-753 HBR-008
000 BECAUSE YOU'VE CHOSEN ME 4 Star ED-132/King LP-753 HBR-008
The Above Recordings Were Leased By Ben Adelman To 4 Star Records. Recordings Were Purchased By King Records In 1960.
ca November 1955 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St. N.W., Washington, D.C. - Eddie Marvin (“Eddie” Marvin Coursey [vcl/rh gt], Wade Holmes, [ld gt] Producer: Ben Adelman)
000 6842 YOU’RE NEVER TOO YOUNG 4 Star 45-1687 ED-136/HBR-008
000 6843 WON’T YOU BE GLAD 4 Star 45-1696 ED-139/HBR-008
000 6844 I’D BE SATISFIED 4 Star 45-1696 ED-139/HBR-008
000 6845 THE HOOLIGAN KIDS 4 Star 45-1687 4 Star ED-136/HBR-008
1960 Empire Recording Studio, Washington, D.C. - The Country Kings (Wade Holmes [vcl-1/ld gt], “Eddie” Marvin Coursey [vcl-2/rh gt], Roy Irvin [vcl-3], Pete Potter [vcl-4] + 3 unknown musicians Producer: Ben Adelman)
021 HONEY BABY -1 Empire 45-EP-509/Mount Vernon Music MVS-177
022 I NEED YOUR LOVE -2-3 Empire 45-EP-509
023 YOU CAN’T HIDE FROM YOURSELF -2-4 45-EP-509
024 I’LL JUST PRETEND -2 45-EP-509 Almanac 809
1962 Empire Recording Studio, Washington, D.C. - Wade Holmes (Producer: Ben Adelman)
025 DRINKIN’ AND THINKIN’ OF YOU Almanac 809/Mount Vernon Music MVS-177
026 LONELY BOY Mount Vernon Music MVS-177
027 NOW SHE’S CHEATIN’ ON ME Mount Vernon Music MVS-177
028 SHE’S SO SWEET Mount Vernon Music MVS-177
029 LOVE PILLS Mount Vernon Music MVS-177
030 EMPTY ROOMS Mount Vernon Music MVS-177
031 I’M A FOOL FOR YOU Mount Vernon Music MVS-177
1962 Empire Recording Studio, Washington, D.C. - Wade Holmes (Producer: Ben Adelman)
032 HORSESHOE BLUES Mount Vernon Music MVS-180
033 GEORGIA BOUNCE Mount Vernon Music MVS-180
034 GUITAR WHIZ Mount Vernon Music MVS-180
035 COUNTRY PICKIN’ Mount Vernon Music MVS-180
036 HONKY TONK RAG Mount Vernon Music MVS-180
037 SPANISH GUITAR Mount Vernon Music MVS-180
038 WADE’S BOOGIE Mount Vernon Music MVS-180
1962 Empire Recording Studio, Washington, D.C. - Wade Holmes (Producer: Ben Adelman)
039 HEADIN’ SOUTH Mount Vernon Music MVS-180
040 CORNBALL Mount Vernon Music MVS-180
041 WILLIE BROWN Mount Vernon Music MVS-180
042 DOUBLE BARREL POLKA Mount Vernon Music MVS-180
043 GUITAR BLUES Mount Vernon Music MVS-180
044 NANCY’S WALTZ Mount Vernon Music MVS-180
045 EASY PICKIN’ Mount Vernon Music MVS-180
1963 Empire Recording Studio, Washington, D.C. - Wade Holmes (Producer: Ben Adelman)
046 WRECK OF THE OLD 97 Spin-O-Rama S-117 Crown CST-340 Crown CST-432
047 LONESOME 7-7203 Spin-O-Rama S-117 Crown CST-340 Crown CST-432
048 PICKIN’ SWEETHEARTS Spin-O-Rama S-117 Crown CST-340 Crown CST-432
049 MISTAKES I MADE YESTERDAY Spin-O-Rama S-117 Crown CST-340 Crown CST-432
050 HANDCUFFED TO LOVE Spin-O-Rama S-117 Crown CST-340 Crown CST-432
051 SHOTGUN BOOGIE Spin-O-Rama S-117 Crown CST-340 Crown CST-432
052 IMMUNE TO ME Spin-O-Rama S-117 Crown CST-340 Crown CST-432
053 ALL BECAUSE OF MY JEALOUS HEART Spin-O-Rama S-117 Crown CST-340 Crown CST-432
054 LOVE ME Spin-O-Rama S-117 Crown CST-340 Crown CST-432
055 STAR ON EARTH Spin-O-Rama S-117 Crown CST-340 Crown CST-43
The above recordings were leased by Ben Adelman to Crown Records
1963 unknown - Wade Holmes - The Singing Truck Driver/* with Nancy Lee
056 EMPTY ROOMS Freestate FR-1
057 LONELY BOY LONELY GIRL* FR-2
1963 Empire Recording Studio, Washington, D.C. - Wade Holmes (Producer: Ben Adelman)
058 I LOVE THE WAY YOU SAY GOODNIGHT Sutton SSU-304
059 I LOVE YOU BETTER THAN YOU KNOW SSU-304
060 YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS SSU-304
061 BOIL ‘EM CABBAGE DOWN SSU-304
062 HERE RATTLER HERE SSU-304
063 I STILL LOVE YOU SSU-304
064 OVER AND OVER AGAIN SSU-304
065 I LOVE YOU (THO YOU DON’T BELONG TO ME) SSU-304
1964 unknown - Wade Holmes
066 R4KM-0151 ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS Songs By Sommers 2
067 R4KM-0152 MY LADDER OF DREAMS Songs By Sommers 2

ALBUMS
Spin-O-Rama M/S-109 Golden Country Hits Sung By Marvin Rainwater With Wade Holmes:
[Marvin Rainwater:] Teardrops; Wanderer In Me; Engineer's Song; Don't Tell My Boy; So Long; [Wade Holmes:] Too Many Blues; Living With The Blues; I'll Just Pretend; I'm Living On Memories; You Can't Hide From Yourself - 63
Mount Vernon Music MVM/MVS 177 Mr. Lean: Drinkin’ And Thinkin’ Of You; Lonely Boy; Now She’s Cheatin’ On Me; She’s So Sweet; Love Pills; Empty Rooms; Too Many Blues; Living With The Blues; I’m A Fool For You; Honey Baby - 63
Mount Vernon Music MVM/MVS 180 Mr. Lean, vol. 2: Horshoe Blues; Georgia Bounce; Guitar Whiz; Country Pickin’; Honky Tonk Rag; Spanish Guitar; Wade’s Boogie; Headin’ South; Cornball; Willie Brown; Double Barrel Polka; Guitar Blues; Nancy’s Waltz; Easy Pickin’ – ca 63
Crown CLP-5340/CST-340 A Tribute to Hawkshaw Hawkins: Lonesome 77203; Shotgun Boogie; Wreck Of The Old 97; Handcuffed To Love; Love Me; Pickin Sweethearts; All Because Of My Jealous Heart; Immune To Me; Mistakes I Made Yesterday; Star On Earth – 63 (also on Spinorama M/S-117, reissued on Crown CST-432)
Sutton SU/SSU 304 A Tribute To Hawkshaw Hawkins Featuring Wade Holmes: I Love The Way You Say Goodnight; I Love You Better Than You Know; Yellow Rose Of Texas; Boil ‘Em Cabbage Down; Here Rattler Here; I Still Love You; Over And Over Again; I Love You (Tho You Don’t Belong To Me) - 64


SINGLES
4 Star (1954)
45-1656 You’re Too Tired (For Me) / Rose Of Mexico - 06-54
45-1665 My Sweetheart My Darlin’ / The Fireman And Engineer’s Ball - 54
X 99 Too Tired / The Fireman And Engineer’s Ball - ca 54
P 108 Fat Forty And Frustrated / Hillbilly Jubilee - unissued
45-1674 Fat Forty And Frustrated / Hillbilly Jubilee - 55
Empire (1960)
(EP)
45-EP-509 Honey Baby; I Need Your Love / You Can’t Hide From Yourself; I’ll Just Pretend - 60 Country Kings
Almanac
809 I’ll Just Pretend / Drinkin’ And Thinkin’ Of You
Freestate (1963)
FR-1 Empty Rooms / Lonely Boy Lonely Girl (w. Nancy Lee) - 63
Songs By Sommers (1964)
2 Actions Speak Louder Than Words / My Ladder Of Dreams - 64

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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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