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Sunday, January 10, 2010

Foy Willing

by Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Bill Daniels, Thieu Van De Vorst, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS
9 March 1944 [no.36] poss. C.P.McGregor Studio, 729 S.Western Ave., Hollywood, CA – Foy Willing & His Riders of Purple Sage (Producer: Lee Gillette)
001 223 THE LOVE THAT WE ONCE KNEW Capitol unissued
002 224 HANG YOUR HEAD IN SHAME 162
003 225 TEXAS BLUES 162 F1070/ Cowgirlboy LP-5138
004 226 ROSE OD OLD SANTA FE unissued

4 December 1945 Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Foy Willing and His Riders Of The Purple Sage
005 L 4015 ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY ACRES Decca 46088/ BACM CD D 056
006 L 4016 ADDRESS UNKNOWN 43365
007 L 4017 SOMEONE WON YOUR HEART, LITTLE DARLING 9000/ Cowgirlboy LP-5138 BACM CD D 056
008 L 4018 DETOUR 9000/Cowgirlboy LP-5138 BACM CD D 056
19 June 1946 Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Foy Willing and His Riders Of The Purple Sage
009 L 4214 NO ONE TO CRY TO 46088
010 L 4215 ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY ACRES 46088
011 L 4216 I TRUSTED YOU unissued
June 1946 Hollywood, CA – Louis Prima (Foy Willing [vcl -1] and His Riders of The Purple Sage)
012 T 762 VOUT COWBOY -1 Majestic 5003/ BACM CD D 056
000 T 763 MARY LOU Majestic 5003/ BACM CD D 056
June 1946 poss. Hollywood, CA - Foy Willing and The Riders of The Purple Sage
013 T 780/2046* HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU Majestic 6000 Mercury 6148*
014 T 783/2045* COOL WATER Majestic 6000 6148*/ Cowgirlboy LP-5138
015 T 786 CHAINED TO A MEMORY Majestic 6001
016 T 787 LIVE AND LEARN 6001
September 1946 poss. Hollywood, CA - Foy Willing and the Riders of The Purple Sage
017 T 908 DIVORCE ME C.O.D. Majestic 6002 Varsity 8073
018 T 909 NO ONE TO CRY TO 6003 Varsity 8019 4520
019 T 910 BE MY DARLIN' 6016/ BACM CD D 056
020 T 911 DARLING WHAT MORE CAN I DO 6002/ Cowgirlboy LP-5138
October 1946 poss. Hollywood, CA - Foy Willing and the Riders of The Purple Sage
021 T 1000 SO ROUND, SO FIRM, SO FULLY PACKED Majestic 6003 Varsity 8073
022 T 1001 TUMBLING TUMBLEWEEDS 6014/ Cowgirlboy LP-5138
May 1947 poss. Holylwood, CA - Foy Willing and The Riders of The Purple Sage
023 T 1114 WAIT'LL I GET MY SUNSHINE IN THE MOONLIGHT Majestic 6013
024 T 1115 TWILIGHT ON THE TRAIL 6014/ Cowgirlboy LP-5138
025 T 1116 I WONDER WHO'S KISSING HER NOW 6013
July 1947 poss. Hollywood, CA - Foy Willing and The Riders of Purple Sage
026 T 1270 WHERE THE COOL CLEAR WATER SPILLS Majestic 6015 Varsity 4519 Royal 4519
027 T 1271 HOLIDAY FOR THE BLUES 6015
028 T 1272/11272* WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN 6016 Varsity 4519* Royal 4519
October 1947 poss. Hollywood, CA - Foy Willing and The Riders of The Purple Sage
029 T 1350 SONG OF THE SIERRAS Majestic 6031 Varsity 8019 4520
030 T 1351 THAT'S WHAT I LIKE ABOUT THE WEST 6021
031 T 1352 NEVER TRUST A WOMAN 6021
032 T 1353 I COULDN'T BELIEVE IT WAS TRUE 6031
033 T 1354 CALIFORNIA unissued/Varsity CLP-6087
December 1947 poss. Hollywood, CA - Foy Willing and The Riders of The Purple Sage
034 T 1516 LITTLE WHITE HOUSE (WITH YOU INSIDE) Majestic 6030
035 T 1517 SOMETIME unissued
036 T 1518 KENTUCKY unissued
037 T 1519 BLUE SHADOWS ON THE TRAIL 6030
December 1947 poss. Hollywood, CA - Foy Willing and The Riders of The Purple Sage
038 T 1600 RED RIVER VALLEY Majestic unissued
1946/47 unknown dates, poss. Hollywood, CA - Foy Willing and The Riders Of The Purple Sage
039 NO VACANCY VLP-6087
040 KENTUCKY WALTZ VLP-6087
041 RAINBOW AT MIDNIGHT VLP-6087
042 MIDNIGHT TRAIN VLP-6087
043 SHORTNIN' BREAD 1804
044 BILE DEM CABBAGE DOWN 1804
045 CASEY JONES 1804
046 THE PREACHER AND THE BEAR 1804
047 BUFFALO GALS 1804
ca. early 1948 [no.960] Hollywood, CA – Foy Willing [purchased masters]
048 3246 ANYTIME 40108
049 3247 I’M WALTZING WITH A BROKEN HEART 40108/ BACM CD D 056
5 July 1948 [no.1009] Hollywood, CA – Foy Willing and His Riders of Purple Sage
050 3356 SOMETIME 15163 F1070/ Cowgirlboy LP-5138 BACM CD D 056
8 July 1948 [no.990] Hollywood, CA – Foy Willing and His Riders of Purple Sage
051 3324 I’LL HAVE SOMEBODY ELSE 15133/ Cowgirlboy LP-5138
052 3325 LAY YOUR LITTLE HEAD ON MY SHOULDER 15133
4 August 1948 [no.1029] Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Foy Willing and The Raiders of Purple Sage
053 3419 JUST A LITTLE LOVIN‘ Capitol CL 13035 (UK)/ Cowgirlboy LP-5138 BACM CD D 056
24 August 1948 [no.1037] Hollywood, CA – Foy Willing and The Riders of Purple Sage
054 3429 BRUSH THOSE TEARS FROM YOUR EYES 15290
055 3475 YOU WILL NEVER HAVE MY LOVE ANYMORE 57-40228/ BACM CD D 056
24 August 1948 [no.1059] Hollywood, CA – Foy Willing and The Riders of Purple Sage
056 3445 ROSE OF OL‘ PAWNEE 15290/ BACM CD D 056
14 December 1948 [no.1116] Hollywood, CA – Foy Willing and His Riders Of Purple Sage
057 3802 I CARE NO MORE 15355/ Cowgirlboy LP-5138 BACM CD D 056
058 3803 GOODBYE AND GOOD LUCK 15355/ BACM CD D 056
22 February 1949 [no.1210] Hollywood, CA – Foy Willing and His Riders of Purple Sage
059 3999 I HAD MY HEART SET ON YOU 40151/ Cowgirlboy LP-5138
060 4045 YOU TOLD A LIE 40151/ Cowgirlboy LP-5138
061 4046 YOUR TEARS CAME TOO LATE 57-40228/BACM CD D 056
18 April 1949 [no.1272] poss. Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA - Foy Willing
062 4218 ROOM FULL OF ROSES unissued
063 4219 RIDERS IN THE SKY 40164
19 April 1949 [no.1273] poss. Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA - Foy Willing
064 4222 MY HEART CRIES LIKE A BABY unissued
065 4223 I CRIED MYSELF TO SLEEP OVER 40164
30 December 1949 poss. Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd.,Hollywood,CA – Foy Willing
066 HCO 3977 STAMPEDE Columbia 38695/ Cowgirlboy LP-5138
067 HCO 3978 SOMEONE IN TENNESSEE 38695
1950's unknown – Foy Willing
068 HOLIDAY FOR THE BLUES Hit 3003
069 HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU Hit 3003
23 September 1957 poss. Gold Star Recording Studios, 6252 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Foy Willing
070 135 COOL WATER Challenge CH-1011
071 136 NO ONE TO CRY TO CH-1011
December 1957 poss. New Yor City - Foy Willing
072 12589 RED RIVER VALLEY Roulette R-25035
073 12590 I STILL DO unissued
074 12591 HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU R-25035
075 12592 THE DREARY BLACK HILLS R-25035
076 12593 HANG YOUR HEAD IN SHAME V
077 12594 COOL,COOL WATER R-25035
078 12595 NO ONE TO CRY TO - R-25035
079 12596 BLUE SHADOWS ON THE TRAIL R-25035
February 1958 poss. New Yor City - Foy Willing
080 12611 SAN ANTONIO ROSE R-25035
081 12612 JANGLIN' FOR OLD SANTA FE unissued
082 12613 BEAUTIFUL MOON OVER TEXAS R-25035
083 12614 MY HEART IS BLIND R-25035
February 1957 poss. New Yor City - Foy Willing
084 12691 COWBOY Roulette R-4055/ R-25035
085 12692 SOFT WINDS R-4055/ R-25035
Foy Willing recorded after 1958. For incomplete info see albums and singles lists

ALBUMS
Royale VLP-6032 Foy Willing And The Riders Of The Purple Sage: Cool Water; I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now; Blue Shadows On The Trail; Song Of The Sierras; Tumbling Tumbleweeds;Where The Cool Clear Water Spills; Twilight On The Trail; Holiday For The Blues - 50 (10“ LP) (also on Varsity VLP-6032)
Royale VLP-6087 The Riders Of The Purple Sage: Kentucky Waltz; Darling What More Can I Do; Rainbow At Midnight; Chained To A Melody; Midnight Train; No Vacancy; Sometimes; California - 53 (10“ LP)
Royale 1807 Foy Willing & The Riders Of The Purple Sage: Cool Water; Shortnin' Bread; Tumbling Tumbleweeds; Bile Dem Cabbage Down; Buffalo Gals; Twilight On The Trail; Casey Jones; The Preacher And The Bear – ca. 54 (10“ LP)
Roulette R-25035 Cowboy: Cowboy; Red River Valley; Hang Your Head In Shame; Dreamy Black Hills; San Antonio Rose; Beautiful Moon Over Texas; Blue Shadows On The Trail; My Heart Is Blind; Soft Winds; Have I Told You Lately That I Love You; Cool Water; No One To Cry To - 58
Jubilee JGM-5028 Foy Willing & The Riders Of The Purple Sage Sing The New Sound Of American Folk: Fireball Mail; Kisses Sweeter Than Wine; Just Because; Live And Let Live; When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again; Five Hundred Miles; Old Lonesome Train; Dark As A Dungeon; Never Let Me Cross Your Mind; Someone Won Your Heart; Pins And Needles; I Cried Myself To Sleep - 62
Crown CST-306 Cool Water: Soft Winds; Red River Valley; Hang Your Head In Shame; Dreamy Black Hills; My Heart Is Blind; Have I Told You Lately That I Love You; Beautiful Moon Over Texas; Wanderer*;San Angelo* - 63 (all tracks except * from R-25035; reissued on Custom CS-1017)
Crown CST-582 Foy Willing And The Riders Of The Purple Sage: Fire Ball Mail; What A Fool; Wanderer¢s Dream; Just Because; Columbus Stockade; Red River Valley; Soft Winds; No One To Cry To; Someone Won Your Heart; Beautiful Moon Over Texas - 65 (Jubillee & Roulette recordings)
Cattle [GER] LP-18 Foy Willing and the Riders of the Purple Sage, vol. 1: Holiday For The Blues; Little White House (With You Inside); Twilight On The Trail; Ragtime Cowboy Joe; Blue Shadows On The Trail; Across The Alley From The Alamo; Prairie Echoes; Nobody's Lost On The Lonesome Trail; Hang Your Head In Shame; Trail To Mexico; Cool Water; When The White Roses Bloom Down In Red River Valley – 81 (recorded ca. 1950, radio transcriptions)
Cattle [GER] LP-18 Foy Willing and the Riders of the Purple Sage, vol. 2: Spanish Fandango; Pecos Bill; Where The Cool Clear Waters Split; I Couldn't Believe It Was True; Tumbling Tumbleweeds; Missouri Waltz; I Still Love The West; I'm Waltzing With A Broken Heart; Bouquet Of Roses; Chained To A Memory; Signed Sealed And Delivered; I Know There Is Somebody Waiting – 81 (recorded ca. 1950, radio transcriptions)

ASWT ASWTCD 10 Live From The All Star Western Theatre: A Cowboy Has To Sing;  Cool Water;  Timber Trail; I'm Waltzing With A Broken Heart; Pecos Bill;  Bouquet Of Roses; Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad;  Where The Cool Clear Water Spills; Anytime;  I'll Hold You In My Heart; Texas Plains; Sioux City Sue; Billy In The Lowground;  Where The Mountains Meet The Sky; Remember Me (I'm The One Who Loves You); Red River Valley – 93
Cowgirlboy [GER] LP-5138 Foy Willing's Western Classics: Detour; Darling, What More Can I Do; I Had My Heart Set On You; Texas Blues; You Told A Lie; I Care No More; I'll Have Somebody Else; Sometimes; Stampede; Twilight On The Trail; Cool Water (#1); Tumbling Tumbleweeds; Someone In Tennessee; Goodbye And Good Luck; Someone Won Your Heart Little Darlin'; Just A Little Lovin' (Will Go A Long Way) - 95
Cattle Compact [GER] CCD 215 Trail Herdin' Cowboy: Trail Herdin' Cowboy; Oregon; Divorce Me C.O.D.; I Cried Myself To Sleep Over You; Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad; Red River Valley; Holiday For The Blues; Blue Shadows On The Trail; Among My Souvenirs; Avalon; Missouri Waltz; California; Where The Mountains Meet The Sky; Wait'll I Get My Sunshine In The Moonlight; You Can't Be True Dear; Brush Those Tears Form Your Eyes; Texas Blues; Song Of The Sierras; Ridin' Down That Old Texas Trail; Where The Cool Clear Water Spills - 00 (Teleways Radio Transcriptions, recorded ca 1947)
Cattle Compact [GER] CCD 216 The Timber Trail: The Timber Trail; Have I Told You Lately (That I Love You); I Still Do; I'll Hold You In My Heart; Everything's Goin' My Way; My Adobe Hacienda; I'll Have Somebody Else; Lay Your Little Head On My Shoulder; Managua Nicaragua; Midnight Masquerade; I Wonder Where You Are Tonight; Trail To Mexico; Nellie Bly; When The White Roses Bloom (In Red River Valley); On The Old Spainish Trail; Anytime; At The Rainbow's End; Home On The Range; Ages And Ages Ago; Moonlight On The Prairie - 00 (Teleways Radio Transcriptions, recorded ca 1947)


BACM [UK] CD D 056 Foy Willing And The Riders Of The Purple Sage: Your Tears Came Too Late; Just A Little Lovin’; Rose Of Old Pawnee; Mary Lou; Sometime; Vout Cowboy; You’ll Never Have My Love Anymore; Goodbye & Good Luck; Be My Darlin’; Nobody’s Lost On The Lonesome Trail*; Detour; 160 Acres; Prairie Echoes; Someone Won Your Heart Little Darlin’; Little White House With You Inside*; I Care No More; Bouquet Of Roses*; Hang Your Head In Shame*; I’m Waltzing With A Broken Heart; Chant Of The Wanderer*; Hazy Mountains*; Cowboy’s Heaven*; Texas Plains*; So Long To The Red River Valley* – 03 (singles and *transcriptions)
Collector’s Choice Music CCM 440-2 Sagebrush Swing: There's a Rainbow Over the Range; Among My Souvenirs; Ragtime Cowboy Joe; Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet; Blue Shadows On the Trail; Out on the Texas Plains; Molly Darling; Get Along Home, Cindy; Tumblin' Tumbleweeds; You Are My Sunshine; Timber Trail; Cowboys' Heaven; Gay Ranchero; Carry Me Back to the Lone Prairie; Little White House; Along the Navaho Trail; Red Wing; Red River Valley; Anytime; Cimarron (Roll On) - 0

BACM [UK] CD D 533 Vol.2 Good Good Morning: Going Back To Texas; Santa Catalina; Ever Since My Sunshine Left Me;Wagon Wheels;Good Good Morning; I Love You So Much It Hurts; Signed Sealed And Delivered;  In The Garden Of Tomorrow;  I'll Be Thinking Of You Little Gal; Those Gone And Left Me Blues; Nobody's Darlin'  But Mine; Too Late; Little Mother Of The Hills; There's A Chill On The Hill Tonight; San Antonio  Rose;  I Hung My Head And Cried; Live And Let Live; I'm Weary With Worry; Boogie Woogie Cowboy; Born To Lose; No Letter Today; I'm Down On My Bended Knee; Ridin' Down To Santa Fe; You're The Only Star In My Blue Heaven; Tweedle O Twill; Red Grow The Roses; Wait For Me Mary; Song Of The Bandit; Paradise Trail; Riders In The Sky; Oklahoma Hills; Whoa Emma – 08-16

 

SINGLES
Capitol (1944) w. the Range Riders
162 Texas Blues / Hang Your Head In Shame - 06-44
Decca (1945-46)
9000 Detour / Someone Won Your Heart, Little Darling - 02-46
46088 One To Cry To / One Hundred And Sixty Acres – 11-47
9-46365 Detour / Address Unknown - 10-51
Majestic (1946-47)
5003 Vout Cowboy / [Louis Prima:] Mary Lou – 07-46
6000 Have I Told You Lately That I Love You / Cool Water – 07-46
6001 Live And Learn / Chained To A Memory - 46
6002 Divorce Me C.O.D. / Darling What More Can I Do - 10-46
6003 No One To Cry To / So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed – 11-46
6013 I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now / Wait'll I Get My Sunshine In The Moonlight - 47
6014 Twilight On The Trail / Tumbling Tumbleweeds - 47
6015 Holiday For Blues / Where Cool Clear Water Spills – 08-47
6016 When The Sun Goes Down / Be My Darlin' - 47
6021 Never Trust A Woman / That's What I Like About The West – 11-47
6030 Blue Shadows On The Trail / Little White House - 48
6031 Song Of The Sierras / I Couldn't Believe It was True – 48
6148 Have I Told You Lately That I Love You / Cool Water – 01-49 (reissue, released on Mercury)
45212 Cool Water / - 50 (reissue, released on Royale)
45241 Divorce Me C.O.D. / - 50 (reissue, released on Royale)
8026 Where The Cool Clear Water Spills / When The Sun Goes Down - (reissue, released on Royale)
8071 Live And Learn / Twilight On The Trail (reissue, released on Royale)
8072 Blue Shadows On Trail / Kentucky (reissue, released on Royale)
4519 When The Sun Goes Down / Wher The Cool Clear Water Spills - 52 (reissue, released on Varsity an on Royal with same Number))
4520 Song Of The Sierras – 52 (reissue, released on Varsity)
Capitol (1948-50)
40108 Anytime / I'm Waltzing With A Broken Heart - 04-48
15133 I'll Have Somebody Else / Lay Your Little Head On My Shoulder - 48
15290 Brush Those Tears From Your Eyes / Rose Of Pawnee - 11-48
15355 Goodbye And Good Luck / I Care No More - 01-49
57-40151 You Told A Lie / I Had My Heart Set On You - 04-49
57-40164 Riders In The Sky / I Cried Myself To Sleep - 05-49
57-40228 Your Tears Came Too Late / You'll Never Have My Love Anymore - 09-49
F1070 Texas Blues / Sometime - 06-50
Columbia (1949)
38695 Stampede / Someone In Tennessee – ca. 02-50
Hit (unknown, poss. 50's)
3003 Holiday For The Blues / Have I Told You Lately That I Love You
Challenge (1957)
CH 1011 Cool Water / No One To Cry To - 15-10-57
Roulette (1958)
R 4055 Cowboy / Soft Winds - 03-58
Big Boss (1978)
IRDA 377 The Lone Star State of Texas / Brandy (Still Cries In The Morning) - 77
IRDA 424 I Love You More / My Little Girl - 78

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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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