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Thursday, November 19, 2009

Hoyle Nix

by Dick Grant, Al Turner, Phil Tricker, Adam Komorowski, Mario Manciotti, Carl LaFong, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS


ca. August 1949 Sellers Co. Studio, 2102 Jackson St., Dallas, TX - Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys (Hoyle Nix [vcl/fiddle], Ben Nix [vcl/rhy gt], Wayne Walker [ld gt], Tommy Harvell [steel], Charlie Smith [banjo], John Minnick [bass], Loran Warren [piano])
001 212 DARLING WHY ARE YOU SO MEAN TO ME Star Talent 750/Proper Box 83 BACM CD D 453
002 213 A BIG BALL'S IN COWTOWN Talent 709/Viper CD-025 BACM CD D 453
003 214 COMIN' DOWN THE PECOS -instr.- Star Talent 750/Proper Box 83 BACM CD D 453
004 215 I'M ALL ALONE Talent 709/Krazy Kat KKCD-21 BACM CD D 453
ca. January 1950 Sellers Co. Studio, 2102 Jackson St., Dallas, TX ­- Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys (Hoyle Nix [vcl/fiddle], Ben Nix [vcl/rh gt], Jack Price [ld gt], Tommy Harvell [steel], Charlie Smith [banjo], John Minnick [bass], Loran Warren [piano])
005 336 RIVER BOTTOM -instr.- Star Talent 763/ BACM CD D 453
006 337 HOYLE'S FOX TROT -instr.- Star Talent 755/ BACM CD D 453
007 338 BLUE FLAME -instr.- Star Talent 772/ BACM CD D 453
008 340 YOU'RE THROWING LIFE AWAY Star Talent 755/ BACM CD D 453
009 341 unknown title unissued
010 342 unknown title unissued
011 343 unknoewn title unissued
012 344 MAY YOU NEVER BREAK A HEART LIKE YOU BROKE MINE Star Talent 763/ BACM CD D 453
013 345 unknown title unissued
014 346 LIFE IS BLINDED THROUGH THESE TEARS Star Talent 772/ BACM CD D 453
Spring 1955 Tanner 'N' Texas Studio, San Antonio, TX ­- Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys (Hoyle Nix [vcl-1/fiddle], Ben Nix [vcl-2/rh gt], Dusty Stewart [steel], Loran Warren [banjo], John Minnick [bass], Kenneth "Kenny" Lane [drums], Olen "Big Red" Hayes [fiddle], Kenneth "Little Red" Hayes [fiddle], Dale Burkett [piano])
015 147A INVITATION -2 Queen 147/ BACM CD D 453
016 147B MEDLEY -instr.- 147/ BACM CD D 453 [edited] Starday SEP-105
017 148A CHOOSE THE WANT YOU WANT -2 Queen 148/Krazy Kat KKCD-11 BACM CD D 453
018 148B SAN ANTONIO ROSE -1 148/ BACM CD D 453
Summer 1955 Tanner 'N' Texas Studio, San Antonio, TX ­– Jay-Bob Howdy with Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys/*Deonne Dome with Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys (Hoyle Nix [vcl/fiddle], Jay-Bob Howdy [vcl-1],  Deonne Dome [vcl-2], Ben Nix [rh gt], Dusty Stewart [steel], Loran Warren [banjo], John Minnick [bass], Kenny Lane [drums], Olen "Big Red" Hayes [fiddle], Kenneth "Little Red" Hayes [fiddle], Dale Burkett [piano])
019 149A REAL ROCKIN’ DADDY -1 Queen Q-149/White Label WLP-2801 BACM CD D 453
020 149B ANOTHER YOU* -2 Queen Q-149/ BACM CD D 453
1956 Tanner 'N' Texas Studio, San Antonio, TX ­- Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys (Hoyle Nix [vcl-1/fiddle], Ben Nix [vcl-2/rh gt], Dusty Stewart [steel], Loran Warren [banjo], John Minnick [bass], Kenneth "Kenny" Lane [drums], Olen "Big Red" Hayes [fiddle], Kenneth "Little Red" Hayes [fiddle], Dale Burkett [piano])
021 157A TEXAS GIRL -1-2 Queen 157/ BACM CD D 453
022 157B LITTLE BETTY BROWN -instr.- 157/ BACM CD D 453
Early 1958 Ben Hall Studio, 3311 Auburn, Big Spring, TX - Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys (Hoyle Nix [vcl-1/fiddle], Ben Nix [vcl-2/rh gt], Eldon Shamblin [ld gt], Dusty Stewart [steel], Loran Warren [banjo], John Minnick [bass], Kenneth "Little Red" Hayes [fiddle], Dale Burkett [piano]. Producer: Ben Hall)
023 J80W-1233 MY WASTED LOVE -1-2 Caprock 45-103/ BACM CD D 453
024 J80W-1234 KELLY WALTZ -instr.- 45-103/ BACM CD D 453
1958 Ben Hall Studio, 3311 Auburn, Big Spring, TX - Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys (Hoyle Nix [vcl-1/fiddle], Ben Nix [vcl-2/rh gt], Eldon Shamblin [ld gt], Dusty Stewart [steel], Loran Warren [banjo], John Minnick [bass], Kenneth "Little Red" Hayes [fiddle], Dale Burkett [piano]. Producer: Ben Hall)
025 J80W-4490 COMING DOWN FROM DENVER -intr. Caprock 45-105/ BACM CD D 453
026 J80W-4491 MY MARY -1-2 45-105/ BACM CD D 453
1958 Ben Hall Studio, 3311 Auburn, Big Spring, TX - Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys (Hoyle Nix [vcl-1/fiddle], Ben Nix [vcl-2/rh gt], Eldon Shamblin [ld gt], Dusty Stewart [steel], Loran Warren [banjo], John Minnick [bass], Kenneth "Little Red" Hayes [mandolin/fiddle], Dale Burkett [piano]. Producer: Ben Hall)
027 HB-2710/Δ45995 SUMMIT RIDGE DRIVE -instr.- Caprock 45-109/ BACM CD D 453
028 HB-2711/Δ45995X BIG BALLS IN COWTOWN -1-2 45-109/ BACM CD D 453
Caprock 45-109 original release is a Capitol ‘custom’ release. Caprock 45-109 was re-released during January 1963 as a ‘Delta’ custom pressing.
1959 KPEP Radio Station, San Angelo, TX - Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys (Hoyle Nix [vcl-1/fiddle], Ben Nix [vcl-2/rh gt], Eldon Shamblin [ld gt], Dusty Stewart [steel], Larry Nix [bass], Henry Boatman [fiddle], Kenny Lane [drums], Millard Kelso [piano], Louis Tierney [tenor sax/fiddle]. Producer: Jesse Smith)
029 K80W-8006 THE KIND OF LOVE I CAN’T FORGET -1-2-3-4 Bo-Kay K-107/ BACM CD D 453
030 K80W-8007 THE LADY IN RED -1 K-107/ BACM CD D 453
1959 KPEP Radio Station, San Angelo, TX - Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys (Hoyle Nix [vcl-1/fiddle], Ben Nix [rh gt], Eldon Shamblin [ld gt], Dusty Stewart [steel], Larry Nix [bass], Henry Boatman [fiddle], Kenny Lane [drums], Millard Kelso [piano], Louis Tierney [tenor sax/fiddle]. Producer: Jesse Smith)
031 K80W-8794 IDA RED -1 Bo-Kay K-108/ BACM CD D 453
032 K80W-8795 LA GOLDRINA WALTZ -instr. K-108 / BACM CD D 453
1960 KPEP Radio Station, San Angelo, TX - Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys (Hoyle Nix [vcl-1/fiddle], Ben Nix [vcl-2/rh gt], Eldon Shamblin [ld gt], Dusty Stewart [steel], Larry Nix [bass], Henry Boatman [fiddle], Kenny Lane [drums], Millard Kelso [piano], Louis Tierney [tenor sax/fiddle]. Producer: Jesse Smith)
033 SJW-5151 PLEASE DON’T BOTHER ME -1-2 Bo-Kay K-110
034 SJW-5151 I DON’T LOV’A NOBODY -instr.- K-110
April 1961 Ben Hall Studio, 1307 Gregg, Big Spring, TX - Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys (Hoyle Nix [vcl-1/fiddle], Ben Nix [vcl-2/rh gt], Eldon Shamblin [ld gt], Dusty Stewart [steel], Larry Nix [bass], Kenneth “Little Red” Hayes [fiddle], Kenny Lane [drums], Mancel Tierney [piano]. Producer: Ben Hall)
035 Δ39321 SUGAR IN THE COFFEE -instr.- Winston 1057-45
036 Δ39321X MY LOVE SONG TO YOU -1-2 1057-45
August 1961 Ben Hall Studio, 1307 Gregg, Big Spring, TX - Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys (Hoyle Nix [vcl-1/fiddle], Ben Nix [vcl-2/rh gt], Eldon Shamblin [ld gt], Dusty Stewart [steel], Larry Nix [bass], Kenneth “Little Red” Hayes [fiddle], Kenny Lane [drums], Mancel Tierney [piano]. Producer: Ben Hall)
037 Δ 40271 CORN FLOWER WALTZ -instr.- Winston 1059-45
038 Δ40271X SHE’S REALLY GONE -1-2 1059-45
1964 [live radio show] Big Spring, TX - Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys (Hoyle Nix [fiddle], Ben Nix [vcl-1/rh gt], Don Tolle [ld gt], Lee Burroughs [steel], Shang Kennedy [bass], Jody Nix [drums], Louis Tierney [sax/fiddle])
03801 Theme and Intro Country Routes RFDCD-31
03802 IT MAKES NO DIFFERENCE NOW -1 Country Routes RFDCD-31
03803 BOB WILLS BOOGIE RFDCD-31
03804 IN THE MOOD RFDCD-31
1968 The Stampede Club, Big Spring, TX - Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys (Hoyle Nix [vcl-1/fiddle], Ben Nix [vcl-1/rh gt], Tommy Harvell [ld gt], Larry Nix [vcl-3/banjo/bass], Martin Thomas [steel], Low Wheeler [bass], Jody Nix [drums])
039 SH-514 WAR EAGLE -instr.- Stampede 1001
040 SH-515 I’M ALL ALONE -2 1001
041 SH-516 TEXAS DRUMMER BOY -instr.- Stampede 1002
042 SH-517 THE KEYS IN THE MAIL BOX -3 Stampede 1002
043 SH-518 COTTON-EYED JOE -instr.- Stampede 1003
044 SH-519 THE PICTURE ON THE WALL -1-2 1003
045 SH-520 COWBOY LIMITED -instr.- Stampede 1004
046 SH-521 GREAT BIG TATER IN THE SANDY LAND -instr.- 1004
25 April 1977 Sumet-Bernet Sound Studio, Dallas, TX - Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys (Hoyle Nix [vcl-1/fiddle], Eldon Shamblin [ld gt], Ben Nix [vcl-1/rh gt], Tommy Harvell [banjo], Jimmy Latham [steel], Larry Nix [vcl-3/bass], Jody Nix [vcl-4/drums], Curly Lewis [fiddle], Glenn Reese [tenor sax] + trio [vcl chorus-5]. Producer: Bob Sullivan )
047 BIG BALLS IN COWTOWN -1-2 Oil Patch 2001
048 LILLY DALE -1-3-5 Oil Patch 2001/LP 75-80
049 STORM WITHIN MY HEART -1-4 2003/LP 75-80
050 GRAY EAGLE -instr.- 2003/LP 75-80
051 MY FIRST LOVE AFFAIR -1 2002/LP 75-80
052 HOPPING LUCY -instr.- 2002/LP 75-80
053 SALLY JOHNSON -instr.- 2004
054 LOST ALONG THE WAY -1-2 2004/LP 75-80
055 SAN ANTONIO ROSE -4 LP 75-80
056 STAMPEDE BLUES -instr.- LP 75-80
057 OKLAHOMA HILLS -2 LP 75-80
058 BILLY IN THE LOW GROUND -instr.- LP-75-80
059 THE LADY IN RED -instr.- LP 75-80
060 DOWN IN MEXICO -1 LP 75-80
+ 22 unknown instrumentals recorded



ALBUMS
Oil Patch LP 75-80 Texas Style:
San Antonio Rose; Stampede Blues; Gray Eagle; My First Love Affair; Oklahoma Hills; Billy In The Low Ground; Storm In My Heart;Hopping Lucy; Lilly Dale; Lady In Red; Down In Mexico; Lost Along The Way - ca 77 (on cover showed only Nix Hoyle and His West Texas Cowboys)
BACM [UK] CD D 453 Hoyle Nix And His West Texas Cowboys: I’m All Alone;  A Big Ball’s In Cowtown;  Darling Why Are You So Mean To Me;  Comin’ Down The Pecos (Instr.);  You’re Throwing Life Away;  Hoyle’s Fox Trot (Instr.);  May You Never Break A Heart Like You Broke Mine;  River Bottom (Instr.);  Life Is Blinded Through These Tears;  Blue Flame (Instr.);  Invitation;  Medley (Instr.);  Choose The One You Want;  San Antonio Rose (Instr.);  Real Rockin’ Daddy;  Another You;  Texas Girl;  Little Betty Brown (Instr.);  My Wasted Love;  Kelly Waltz (Instr.);  My Mary;  Coming Down From Denver (Instr.);  Big Balls In Cowtown (second version);  Summit Ridge Drive (Instr.);  The Kind Of Love I Can’t Forget;  The Lady In Red (Instr.);  Ida Red;  La Goldrina Waltz (Instr.) - 06-14





SINGLES
Talent*/Star Talent (1949/50)
709* A Big Balls In Cowtown / I’m All Alone - 49
750 Darling Why Are You So Mean To Me / Comin’ Down The Pecos - 49
755 You’re Throwing Life Away / Hoyle’s Fox Trot - 50
763 May You Never Break A Heart Like Mine / River Bottom - 50
772 Life Is Blinded Through These Tears / Blue Flame - 50
Queen (1955-56)
Q-147 Invitation / Medley - 06-55
Q-148 Choose The Want You Want / San Antonio Rose - 09-55
Q-149 Real Rockin’ Daddy (vcl Jay Bob Howdy) / Another You (vcl Deonne Dome)- 09-55 (single was released twice)
Q-157 Texas Girl / Little Betty Brown - 07-56
Caprock (1958)
45-103 My Wasted Love / Kelly Waltz - 58
45-105 My Mary / Coming Down From Denver - 09-58
45-109 Summit Ridge Drive / Big Balls In Cowtown - Fall-58, re-issued 01-63 with same number
Bo-Kay (1959)
K-107 The Kind Of Love I Can’t Forget / The Lady In Red - Summer-59
K-108 Ida Red / La Golondrina Waltz - Summer-59
K-110 Please Don’t Bother Me / I Don’t Lov’a Nobody - 60
Winston (1961)
1057-45 Sugar In The Coffee / My Love Song To You - 06-61
1059-45 Corn Flower Waltz / She’s Really Gone - 10-61
Stampede (1968)
1001 War Eagle / I’m All Alone
1002 Texas Drummer Boy / The Keys In The Mail Box
1003 Cotton-Eyed Joe / The Picture On The Wall
1004 Cowboy Limited / Great Big Tater In The Sandy Land
Oil Patch (1977)
2001 Big Balls In Cowtown / Lilly Dale - 77
2002 Hoppin‘ Lucy / My First Love Affair - 77
2003 Grayeagle / Storm Within My Heart
2004 Sally Johnson / Lost Along The Way - 77


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.