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Country and crossover since 1920s and my favorite artists of all genres too...
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Monday, August 31, 2009

Russell Smith

SESSIONS (also member of Amazing Rhythm Aces)
By Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank & Walter Gabriel
ca February 1981 [no 23094 Honky Tonk Freeway, O.S.] EMI Recording Studio, 3 Abbey Road, St John’s Wood, London, NW8 9AY, UK – Russell Smith (Producer: George Martin)
001 X97657 HONKY TONK FREEWAY A-5029/ST-12160
15 October 1981 [no 23260] Hollywood, CA – Russell Smith (Barry Beckett [keyboards], James Hooker [keyboards/bck vcl], Pete Carr [gt],; Duncan Cameron [dobro], Joe Osborne [bass], Larry Londin [drums], Tom Roady [percussion] + Ava Aldridge, Cindy Richardson [bck vcl] + The Sheldon Kurland Strings)
002 98010 WHAT I LEARNED FROM LOVING YOU 5124/ST-12197 Raven RVCD-118
15 October 1981 [no 23263] Hollywood, CA – Russell Smith (Barry Beckett [keyboards], James Hooker [keyboards/bck vcl], Pete Carr [gt],; Duncan Cameron [dobro], Joe Osborne [bass], Larry Londin [drums], Tom Roady [percussion] + Ava Aldridge, Cindy Richardson [bck vcl] + The Sheldon Kurland Strings)
003 98011 HOLD ME ST-12197 Raven RVCD-118
15 October 1981 [no 23264] Hollywood, CA – Russell Smith (Barry Beckett [keyboards], James Hooker [keyboards/bck vcl], Pete Carr [gt],; Duncan Cameron [dobro], Joe Osborne [bass], Larry Londin [drums], Tom Roady [percussion] + Ava Aldridge, Cindy Richardson [bck vcl] + The Sheldon Kurland Strings)
004 98012 OUR LADY OF THE BLUES 5124/ST-12197
16 October 1981 [no 23265] Hollywood, CA – Russell Smith (Barry Beckett [keyboards], James Hooker [keyboards/bck vcl], Pete Carr [gt],; Duncan Cameron [dobro], Joe Osborne [bass], Larry Londin [drums], Tom Roady [percussion] + Ava Aldridge, Cindy Richardson [bck vcl] + The Sheldon Kurland Strings)
005 98013 NIGHT FLIGHT 5101/ST-12197 Raven RVCD-118
16 October 1981 [no 23266] Hollywood, CA – Russell Smith (Barry Beckett [keyboards], James Hooker [keyboards/bck vcl], Pete Carr [gt],; Duncan Cameron [dobro], Joe Osborne [bass], Larry Londin [drums], Tom Roady [percussion] + Ava Aldridge, Cindy Richardson [bck vcl] + The Sheldon Kurland Strings)
006 98014 SOMEDAY WE WILL ST-12197
16 October 1981 [no 23267] Hollywood, CA – Russell Smith (Barry Beckett [keyboards], James Hooker [keyboards/bck vcl], Pete Carr [gt],; Duncan Cameron [dobro], Joe Osborne [bass], Larry Londin [drums], Tom Roady [percussion] + Ava Aldridge, Cindy Richardson [bck vcl] + The Sheldon Kurland Strings)
007 98015 TENDER HEART ST-12197
19 October 1981 [no 23268] Hollywood, CA – Russell Smith (Barry Beckett [keyboards], James Hooker [keyboards/bck vcl], Pete Carr [gt],; Duncan Cameron [dobro], Joe Osborne [bass], Larry Londin [drums], Tom Roady [percussion] + Ava Aldridge, Cindy Richardson [bck vcl] + The Sheldon Kurland Strings)
008 98016 SOUTHERN MUSIC ST-12197 Raven RVCD-118
19 October 1981 [no 23269] Hollywood, CA – Russell Smith (Barry Beckett [keyboards], James Hooker [keyboards/bck vcl], Pete Carr [gt],; Duncan Cameron [dobro], Joe Osborne [bass], Larry Londin [drums], Tom Roady [percussion] + Ava Aldridge, Cindy Richardson [bck vcl] + The Sheldon Kurland Strings)
009 98017 YOUR EYES 5101/ST-12197 Raven RVCD-118
19 October 1981 [no 23270] Hollywood, CA – Russell Smith (Barry Beckett [keyboards], James Hooker [keyboards/bck vcl], Pete Carr [gt],; Duncan Cameron [dobro], Joe Osborne [bass], Larry Londin [drums], Tom Roady [percussion] + Ava Aldridge, Cindy Richardson [bck vcl] + The Sheldon Kurland Strings)
010 98987A LONELY KNIGHT ST-12197 Raven RVCD-118
011 98018 MISSISSIPPI GAL ST-12197
1 March 1983 [no 14128] Nashville, TN – Russell Smith
012 82251 I'M WORKIN' ON IT unissued
013 82252 IF YOU CHANGE YOUR MIND Capitol [NED] A 064 2401551
2 March 1983 [no 14129] Nashville, TN – Russell Smith
014 82253 THE BOYS NEXT DOOR Capitol [NED] A 064 2401551 Raven RVCD-118
3 March 1983 [no 14129] Nashville, TN – Russell Smith
015 82254 HESITATION B-5293/ Capitol [NED] A 064 2401551 Raven RVCD-118
016 82255 HAUNTED HOUSE unissued
10 March 1983 [no 14130] Nashville, TN – Russell Smith
017 82256 SHE STILL KNOWS HOW Capitol [NED] A 064 2401551 Raven RVCD-118
018 82257 DON'T TALK TO ME unissued
23 March 1983 [no 14131] Nashville, TN – Russell Smith
019 82258 WHERE DID WE GO RIGHT B-5293/ Capitol [NED] A 064 2401551
23 March 1983 [no 14132] Nashville, TN – Russell Smith
020 82259 IF I DIDN'T HAVE YOU Capitol [NED] A 064 2401551 Raven RVCD-118
20 June 1983 [no 14134] Nashville, TN – Russell Smith
021 82262 NOBODY'S ANGEL Capitol [NED] A 064 2401551
20 June 1983 [no 14135] Nashville, TN – Russell Smth
022 82263 WHO'S MAKIN' LOVE Capitol [NED] A 064 2401551 Raven RVCD-118
14 July 1983 [no 14137] Nashville, TN – Russell Smith
023 82265 A PICTURE OF YOU Capitol [NED] A 064 2401551 Raven RVCD-118
20 July 1983 [no 14137] Nashville, TN – Russell Smith
024 82266 MONA Capitol [NED] A 064 2401551 Raven RVCD-118
ca February 1988 unknown – Russell Smith
025 THREE PIECE SUIT 34-07789
026 NOT MADE OF STONE 34-07789 34-07972
027 BETTY JEAN 34-07972
1988 unknown – Russell Smith
028 I WONDER WHAT SHE'S DOING TONIGHT 34-68615 /EK-40918 Raven RVCD-118
029 WRITING ON THE WALL EK-40918 Raven RVCD-118
030 WHEN THE NIGHT COMES TO CALL EK-40918 Raven RVCD-118
031 ANGER AND TEARS 34-68964/EK-40918 Raven RVCD-118
032 JENNY HOLD ON EK-40918 Raven RVCD-118
033 THIS LITTLE TOWN 34-68615 /EK-40918 Raven RVCD-118
034 BLUE COLLAR BLUES EK-40918 Raven RVCD-118
035 COLORADO SIDE 34-68964/EK-40918
036 SUNDAY BEST EK-40918 Raven RVCD-118
037 AMERICAN TRAGEDY EK-40918 Raven RVCD-118
2001 Muscle Shoals, AL– Russell Smith (Producer: Mark Hall)
038 OLD SCHOOL Muscle Shoals 1
039 KING IS IN HIS CASTLE TONIGHT Muscle Shoals 1
040 THE ROAD Muscle Shoals 1
041 WALK THESE HILLS Muscle Shoals 1
042 LOOK HEART NO HANDS Muscle Shoals 1
043 DON'T GO TO STRANGERS Muscle Shoals 1
044 WE'RE GETTIN' OUTTA HERE Muscle Shoals 1
045 WHAT I LEARNED FROM LOVING YOU Muscle Shoals 1
046 HEARTBEAT IN THE DARKNESS Muscle Shoals 1
047 THIRD RATE ROMANCE Muscle Shoals 1
048 JESSE Muscle Shoals 1
049 KEEP IT BETWEEN THE LINES Muscle Shoals 1
050 END IS NOT IN SIGHT Muscle Shoals 1

ALBUMS
Capitol ST-12197 Russell Smith:
Your Eyes; Lonely Knight; Night Flight; Hold Me; Someday We Will; What I Learned From Loving You; Our Lady Of The Blues; Tender Heart; Southern Music; Mississippi Gal – 04-82
Capitol [NED] A 064 2401551 Russell Smith: If I Didn’t Have You; Mona; Nobody’s Angel; She Still Knows How; A Picture Of You; Who’s Makin‘ Love; If You Change Your Mind; Where Did We Go Right; Hesitation; The Boy Next Door - 84
Epic FE/EK-40918 This Little Town: I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight; Writing On The Wall; When The Night Comes To Call; Anger And Tears; Jenny Hold On; This Little Town; Blue Collar Blues; Colorado Side; Sunday Best; American Tragedy - 87
Raven [AUS] RVCD-118 Sunday Best: If I Didn't Have You; Hold Me; Writing On The Wall; Hesitation; When The Night Comes To Call; Your Eyes; She Still Knows How; A Picture Of You; Anger And Tears; Jenny Hold On; Who's Makin' Love; What I Learned From Loving You; I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight; Lonely Knight; Mona; This Little Town; Southern Music; Blue Collar Blues; Night Flight; If You Change Your Mind; Sunday Best; Boy Next Door; American Tragedy – 01
Muscle Shoals 1 The End Is Not In Sight: Old School; King Is In His Castle Tonight; Road; Walk These Hills; Look Heart, No Hands; Don't Go To Strangers; We're Gettin' Outta Here; What I Learned From Loving You; Heartbeat In The Darkness; Third Rate Romance; Jesse; Keep It Between The Lines; End Is Not In Sight – 19-02-02

SINGLES
Capitol (1981-83)
5029 Honky Tonk Freeway / [Linda Hart:] Love Keeps Bringing Me Down - 07-81 (soundtrack Honky Tonk Freeway)
5101 Night Flight / Your Eyes - 01-82
5124 Our Lady Of The Blues / What I Learned From Loving You - 04-82
B-5293 Where Did We Go Right? / Hesitation - 10-83
Epic (1988-89)
34-07789 Three Piece Suit / Not Made Of Stone - 04-88
34-07972 Betty Jean / Not Made Of Stone - 07-88
34-68615 I Wonder What She's Doin' Tonight / This Little Town - 02-89
34-68964 Anger And Tears / Colorado Slide - 07-89

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.