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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Jerry And Sky

SESSIONS
by Dick Grant, Walt Saunders & Praguefrank (with acknowlewdgement to Al Turner and Michel Ruppli)

1945 New York City - Jerry & Sky & The Melody Men (Gerald “Jerry” Howorth [vcl/yodel/-1/gt], Schuyler “Sky” Snow [vcl/gt], Ralph Jones [mandolin/dobro?], William “Bill” Carver [dobro] + unknown musicians from NYC)
001 1869-2/48-S-463-1* TROUBLES IN MY HEART Sonora H-6000-B MGM 10400*
002 1870-2 LEFT BY THE ROADSIDE Sonora H-6001
003 1871-1 AM I STILL P-A-R-T OF YOUR H-E-A-R-T H-6001
004 1872-1/48-S-462-1 SPARKLING BROWN EYES -1 Sonora H-6000 MGM 10400*/Rounder 1015 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
Master Nos. 1869-2 & 1872-1 were purchased by MGM Records in 1948.
ca 1947 New York City - Jerry & Sky & The Melody Men (Gerald “Jerry” Howorth [vcl/gt], Schuyler “Sky” Snow [vcl/gt], Ralph Jones [mandolin/dobro], William “Bill” Carver [dobro], Allen “Bud” Arthur [fiddle], Joseph “Joey” Paul [accordion] + unknown musicians)
005 ?/48-S-448 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL Sonora H-7050 MGM 10347 MGM K11356/Rounder 1015 JSP JSP-7731 Juneberry CDR MP3-201
006 ?/48-S-449 DRIFTWOOD ON THE RIVER Sonora H-7050 MGM 10347 MGM K11356
007 2055-1 YOU CAN’T GO WRONG DOING RIGHT Sonora H-7051
008 2056 GOODBYE, MY LOVER GOODBYE Sonora H-7049
009 2057 NO ONE NOW H-7049
010 2058-1 CRYING FOR YOU Sonora H-7051
ROUNDER 1015 - “NEW SOUNDS RAMBLIN’ FROM COAST TO COAST-EARLY DAYS OF BLUEGRASS, Vol.3”.
JSP JSP-7731-CD - “BLUEGRASS EARLY CUTS 1931-1953 CLASSIC RECORDINGS”.
JUNEBERRY CDR MP3-201 -“EARLY BLUEGRASS CLASSICS, Vol.2. which is a privately produced MP3 released.
ca 1947 New York City - Jerry & Sky & The Melody Man (Gerald “Jerry” Howorth [vcl/gt], Schuyler “Sky” Snow [vcl/gt], Ralph Jones [mandolin/dobro], William “Bill” Carver [dobro], Allen “Bud” Arthur [fiddle], Joseph “Joey” Paul [accordion] + unknown musicians)
011 DREAMY EYES Sonora H-7052
012 THE FIRST WHIPPOORWILL H-7052
013 unknown title
014 unknown title
015 unknown title
016 unknown title
017 unknown title
1 August 1949 Universal Recording Corp., 46 East Walton St., Chicago, IL - Jerry & Sky (Gerald “Jerry” Howorth [vcl/gt], Schuyler “Sky” Snow [vcl/gt], Ralph Jones [dobro], Lily Mae Ledford or Cynthia May “Cousin Emmy” Carver [banjo], Allen Arthur [fiddle] + unknown musicians)
018 75109 SPARKLINF DARK EYES 46179
019 75110 BLOW YOUR WHISTLE, FREIGHT TRAIN unissued
020 75111 CHURCH BELLS 46179
021 75112 THERE¢LL BE NO TEARDROPS TONIGHT unissued
ca 1950 poss. Chicago, IL - Jerry & Sky Gerald “Jerry” Howorth [vcl/gt], Schuyler “Sky” Snow [vcl/gt], poss. Ralph Jones [dobro], Allen Arthur [fiddle] + unknown musicians)
022 none unknown title Decca unissued
023 none unknown title Decca unissued
024 none unknown title Decca unissued
025 none unknown title Decca unissued
026 none unknown title Decca unissued
027 none unknown title Decca unissued
028 none unknown title Decca unissued
029 none unknown title Decca unissued
030 none unknown title Decca unissued
031 none unknown title Decca unissued
Some titles were Hank Williams songs. According to Jerry Howorth, at the time of Hank Williams death, none of these titles had been issued, and Decca decided not to release them. Jerry believes that it may have been because of the uncertainty concern the Hank Williams estate, ownership of his music, etc. He thinks Decca did not want to get embroiled in any legal entanglements, so they just scrapped the whole session.

SINGLES
Sonora (1945-47)
H-6000 Troubles In My Heart / Sparkling Brown Eyes - 08-02-47 (Billboard add Feb. 1, 1947, rev. April 5)
H-6001 Left By The Roadside / Am I Still P-A-R-T Of Your H-E-A-R-T - 47 (rev. May 31, 1947)
H-7049 Goodbye, My Lover Goodbye / No One Now - 47 (rev. Sept. 20, 1947)
H-7050 Orange Blossom Special / Driftwood On The River - 27-09-47
H-7051 You Can’t Go Wrong Doing Right / Crying For You - 04-10-47
H-7052 Dreamy Eyes / The First Whippoorwill - 04-10-47
MGM (Sonora tracks)
10347 Orange Blossom Special / Driftwood On The River - 02-49
10400 sparkling Brown Eyes / Trouble In My Heart - 04-49
K11356 Orange Blossom Special / Driftwood On The River - 52
Decca (1949)
46179 Sparkling Dark Eyes / Church Bells - 09-49

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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.