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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Billy Williams

by Michel Ruppli, Henk Scholts, Praguefrank, Murray Kirch, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS
January 1946 RCA Victor Studio, 155 E, 24th St., Manhattan, New York City  - Billy Williams and The Pecos River Rogues
001 D6-VB-1318  I'VE JUST GOT TO BE A COWBOY 20-1973/Cattle LP-14 BACM CD D 429
002 I'M HEADIN' EAST 20-1792
003 LONELY CORRAL, OLD PARD'NER 20-1792 CAE 412/ BACM CD D 429
004 D6-VB-1321  I'LL RIDE ACROSS THE PURPLE SAGE 20-1973/Cattle LP-14 BACM CD D 429
1946 RCA Victor Studio, 155 E, 24th St., Manhattan, New York City  - Billy Williams and The Pecos River Rogues
005 HEARTBREAK TRAIL  20-1849/Cattle LP-14 BACM CD D 429
006 YIPPIE KI-AYE  20-1849 CAE 412/ BACM CD D 429
7 January 1947 [19:00-24:00] RCA Victor Studio 1, 155 E, 24th St., Manhattan, New York City  - Billy Williams and The His Pecos River Rogues
007 D7-VB-034  unknown title
008 D7-VB-035  unknown title
009 D7-VB-036  MY ADOBE HACIENDA 20-2150 CAE 412/BACM CD D 429
010 D7-VB-037  unknown title
I AIN'T A-GONNA LEAVE MY LOVE NO MORE 20-2150
GREEN GRASS OF WYOMING 20-2229
REMEMBER ME (WHEN THE CANDLELIGHTS ARE GLEMING) 20-2229
Spring 1947 poss. RCA Victor Studio, 155 E, 24th St., Manhattan, New York City  - Billy Williams and The Pecos River Rogues
011 I'VE GOT A GIRL IN LARAMIE 20-2343/Cattle LP-14 BACM CD D 429
012 MARY MARRY ME 20-2343/Cattle LP-15 BACM CD D 429
during 1947 or later poss. RCA Victor Studio, 155 E, 24th St., Manhattan, New York City  - Billy Williams and The  Pecos River Rogues
013 ROUNDUP TIME FOR LOVE 20-2518/ BACM CD D 429
014 THROW A SADDLE ON A STAR  20-2518
015 ROUNDUP TIME FOR LOVE Cattle LP-14
016 TWO SILHOUETTES ON THE PRAIRIE Cattle LP-14 BACM CD D 429
017 GOT A DOLLY DOWN IN DALLAS Cattle LP-14 BACM CD D 429
018 THAT TUMBLED DOWN SHACK (IN THE VALLEY) 20-2997/Cattle LP-14 BACM CD D 429
019 IF YOU EVER HAD A BROKEN HEART Cattle LP-14 BACM CD D 429
020 YESTERDAY'S KISSES (ARE TEARDROPS TODAY) Cattle LP-14 BACM CD D 429
021 I'VE LIVED A LIFETIME FOR YOU. Cattle LP-14
022 WHO SHOT THE HOLE IN MY SOMBRERO Cattle LP-15 BACM CD D 429
023 OUT WHERE THE WEST SAYS GOODNIGHT Cattle LP-15 BACM CD D 429
024 YOU CAN BET YOUR BOOTS AND SADDLE Cattle LP-15 BACM CD D 429
025 HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU Cattle LP-15
026 PLEASE THINK IT OVER Cattle LP-15
027 YOUR PICTURE IS FRAMED IN MY MEMORY Cattle LP-15
028 TEARDROPS AND HEARTACHES Cattle LP-15
029 THERE'S AN ECHO IN THE CANYON TONIGHT Cattle LP-15 BACM CD D 429
030 TILL THE END OF THE WORLD   Cattle LP-15 BACM CD D 429
031 JUST A FEW LITTLE MILES FROM HOME Cattle LP-15 BACM CD D 429
032 YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE Cattle LP-15 BACM CD D 429
033 IF YOU KNEW WHAT IT MEANS TO BE LONESOME Cattle LP-15
034 JUST AS BIG AS TEXAS 20-2997
Fall 1947 poss. RCA Victor Studio, 155 E, 24th St., Manhattan, New York City  - Billy Williams and The Pecos River Boys
034 LIVING WESTERN STYLE 20-2732/CAE 412 BACM CD D 429
035 TEXAS BELLE  20-2732
Fall 1947 poss. RCA Victor Studio, 155 E, 24th St., Manhattan, New York City  - Billy Williams and Rosalie Allen
036 HE LIVED IN TEXAS 20-2853/CCD 225 
037 WHOA SAILOR 20-2853
session info and exact order of tracks unknown

ALBUMS
Cattle [GER] LP 14 Memories Of The Great Western Music Era, Vol.1:  I've Got A Gal In Laramie; Two Silhouettes On The Prairie; Got A Dolly Down In Dallas; I've Just Got To Be A Cowboy; Yesterday's Kisses (Are Teardrops Today); I'll Ride Across The Purple Sage;Roundup Time For Love; Heartbreak Trail; That Tumbled Down Shack (In The Valley); If You Ever Had A Broken Heart; I've Lived A Lifetime For You - 81
Cattle [GER] LP 15 Memories Of The Great Western Music Era, Vol.2: Who Shot The Hole In My Sombrero; You Can Bet Your Boots And Saddle; Please Think It Over; Teardrops And Heartaches; Till The End Of The World; Just A Few Little Miles From Home; If You Knew What It Means To Be Lonesome; Out Where The West Says Goodnight; Have I Told You Lately That I Love You; Your Picture Is Framed In My Memory; There's An Echo In The Canyon Tonight; Mary, Marry Me; You Are My Sunshine – 81
BACM [UK] CD D 429 Livin’ Western Style: My Adobe Hacienda; I’ll Ride Across The Purple Sage; If You Ever Had A Broken Heart; I’ve Just Got To Be A Cowboy; That Tumbled Down Shack (In The Valley); Two Silhouettes On The Prairie; Who Shot The Hole In My Sombrero; Yipee Ki Aye; There’s An Echo In The Canyon Tonight; I’ve Got A Gal In Laramie; Out Where The Sun Says Goodnight; Roundup Time For Love; Lonely Corral, Old Pard’ner; You Are My Sunshine; You Can Bet Your Boots And Saddles; Just A Few Little Miles From Home; Mary, Marry Me; Got A Dolly Down In Dallas; Heartbreak Trail; Livin’ In Western Style; Till The End Of The World; Yesterday’s Kisses. Bonus tracks*: Big Rock Candy Mountain, Old Chisholm Trail, Home On The Range; Old Susanna – 13 (*unknown source)

SINGLES
RCA Victor (1946-47?)
20-1792 I'm Headin' East / Lonely Corral - 02-46
20-1849 Heart Break Trail / Yippee Ki-Aye - 04-46
20-1973 I'll Ride Across The Purple Sage / I've Just Got To Be A Cowboy - 46
20-2150 My Adobe Hacienda / I Ain't Gonna Leave My Love No More - 02-47
20-2229 Remember Me (When The Candlelights Are Gleaming) / The Green Grass Of Wyoming - 04-47
20-2343 I've Got A Gal In Laramie / Mary Marry Me - 07-47
20-2518 Roundup Time For Love / Throw A Saddle On A Star - 11-47
20-2732 Living Western Style / Texas Belle - 02-48  w. Pecos River Boys
20-2853 He Lived In Texas / Whoa Sailor - 04-48 w. Rosalie Allen
20-2997 Just As Big As Texas / That Tumble Down Shack - 07-48
EP
Camden CAE 412 Livin‘ In Western Style: Livin' In Western Style; My Adobe Hacienda / Yippee Ki-aye; Lonely Corral, Old Pardner – 5-


 

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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.