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Sunday, March 7, 2010

Dirk Powell

SESSIONS
By Praguefrank

ca Fall 1994 Okra Productions, Breaux Bridge, LA - Balfa Toujours (Christine Balfa [vcl/gt], Dirk Powell [vl/fiddle/fiddle/accordion], Kevin Wimmer [vccl/fiddle], Michael Chapman [vcl/drums], Nelda Balfa [vcl/triangle], Peter Schwarz [fiddle])
B01 LA VIEILLE TERRE HAUTE Swallow CD-6121
B02 TRUE LOVE WALTZ Swallow CD-6121
B03 MADAME BOSSO Swallow CD-6121
B04 APRES NOUS ESPERER (WAITING FOR US) Swallow CD-6121
B05 J'AI PERDU MES LUNETTES (I LOST MY GLASSES) Swallow CD-6121
B06 REEL DE DESHOTELS Swallow CD-6121
B07 OLD FASHIONED TWO STEP Swallow CD-6121
B08 LES FLEURS DU PRINTEMPS (THE FLOWERS OF SPRING) Swallow CD-6121
B09 RODAIR SPECIAL Swallow CD-6121
B10 LA MARRAINE (THE GODMOTHER) Swallow CD-6121
B11 PETITE FILLE DE LA CAMPAGNE (MY LITTLE COUNTRY GIRL) Swallow CD-6121
B12 LA VALSE DE VIEUX VACHER (THE OLD COWBOY'S WALTZ) Swallow CD-6121
B13 TEXAS TWO STEP Swallow CD-6121
B14 ARRETE PAS LA MUSIQUE (DON'T STOP THE MUSIC) Swallow CD-6121
B15 REEL DU MELON D'EAU (WATERMELON REEL) Swallow CD-6121
ca. fall 1995 unknown - Dirk Powell (Tom Sauber [vcl/gt/banjo], Tim O'Brien [vcl/gt/mandolin], Jim Miller (vocals, guitar); Peter Schwarz, David Greely (vocals); Christine Balfa (guitar); John Herrmann (banjo).
001 LONESOME DOVE Rounder CD-0384
002 MOREHEAD Rounder CD-0384
003 LITTLE SATCHEL Rounder CD-0384
004 WAKE ROBIN/BRAVEST COWBOY Rounder CD-0384
005 COUSIN SALLY BROWN Rounder CD-0384
006 RUBIN Rounder CD-0384
007 PRETTY POLLY Rounder CD-0384
008 GETTING UPSTAIRS Rounder CD-0384
009 BROWN-EYED RABBIT Rounder CD-0384
010 CRAGGY SPRING Rounder CD-0384
011 ADIEU FALSE HEART Rounder CD-0384
012 PLEASURE OF A SINGLE LIFE Rounder CD-0384
013 OLD VIRGINIA Rounder CD-0384
014 THROW DOWN YOUR EARTHLY CROWN Rounder CD-0384
015 I AM THE MAN THOMAS Rounder CD-0384
016 SWEET SUNNY SOUTH Rounder CD-0384
017 HUNKY DORY/RYESTRAW Rounder CD-0384
018 GOD GAVE NOAH THE RAINBOW SIGN Rounder CD-0384
019 SIXTEEN AND ONE Rounder CD-0384
December 1997 The home of Christine Balfa and Dirk Powell, La Pointe, LA - Balfa Toujours (Balfa Toujours: Christine Balfa [vc/gt/banjo/ukelele/washboard/triangle], Dirk Powell[vcl/gt/banjo/fiddle/accordion], Kevin Wimmer [vcl/fiddle] + Peter Schwarz [fiddle/ bass], Mitchell Reed [bass], Nelda Balfa [triangle]
B16 KINGPIN SPECIAL Rounder 61-6086
B17 RESTEZ, MOM ET POP, RESTEZ :: STAY, MOM AND DAD, STAY Rounder 61-6086
B18 FREIGHT TRAIN BLUES Rounder 61-6086
B19 PA JANVIER :: PAPA JANUARY Rounder 61-6086
B20 MARSHALL'S CLUB Rounder 61-6086
B21 LES TRACAS DE TODD BALFA :: TODD BALFA'S TROUBLES Rounder 61-6086
B22 NONC CHARLOT :: UNCLE CHARLOT Rounder 61-6086
B23 THE FREEMAN FONTENOT MEDLEY Rounder 61-6086
B24 BAYOU TECHE SPECIAL Rounder 61-6086
B25 BERNADETTE Rounder 61-6086
B26 LA VALSE DE BAYOU LAFOURCHE :: THE BAYOU LAFOURCHE WALTZ Rounder 61-6086
B27 BLACKTOP BLUES Rounder 61-6086
B28 LE REEL DE COURVILLE :: COURVILLE'S REEL Rounder 61-6086
B29 UN ANGE POUR TOUT DE LA LOUISIANE :: AN ANGEL FOR ALL THE PEOPLE OF LOUISIANA Rounder 61-6086
B30 (UNTITLED) - (HIDDEN TRACK) Rounder 61-6086
ca. fall 1998 unknown - Tony Furtado & Dirk Powell (Brain [drums/percussion], Kevin Wimmer [fiddle]. Producer: Cookie Maresco)
020 ANGELINE THE BAKER/JOHN HENRY Rounder 11661-0456-2
021 KEEP YOUR LAMP TRIMMED AND BURNING Rounder 11661-0456-2
022 SLOES OF PENYBANC Rounder 11661-0456-2
023 ROUSTABOUT/JACK WILSON Rounder 11661-0456-2
024 LONESOME JOHN Rounder 11661-0456-2
025 LA POINTE TWO-STEP Rounder 11661-0456-2
026 IRINA'S WALTZ Rounder 11661-0456-2
027 BONEYARD Rounder 11661-0456-2
028 LA VALSE DE FRANK ROI/THE WANDERING ACES Rounder 11661-0456-2
029 BANE'S GRAVE Rounder 11661-0456-2
030 COURTNEY'S PROMISE Rounder 11661-0456-2
031 IRISH MEDLEY: THE ROSCOMMON REEL Rounder 11661-0456-2
February/March 1999 Max/Trax Studios, Crowley, LA - Dirk Powell (Jim Miller [vcl/gt], Ginny Hawker [vcl], Tracy Schwarz [vcl], Christine Balfa [gt], John Hermann [banjo])
032 WILD BILL JONES 11662-0444-2
033 HOP HIGH MY LULU GAL 11662-0444-2
034 SILK MERCHANT'S DAUGHTER 11662-0444-2
035 TUNE FOR PAUL 11662-0444-2
036 WESTERN COUNTRY 11662-0444-2
037 MOONSHINER 11662-0444-2
038 KEYS TO THE KINGDOM 11662-0444-2
039 SAY DARLING SAY 11662-0444-2
040 BREAKING UP CHRISTMAS 11662-0444-2
041 CRADLE THE COFFIN THE CROSS ON THE HILL 11662-0444-2
042 LEANING ON A WALL 11662-0444-2
043 LITTLE MAGGIE 11662-0444-2
044 BEEN ALL AROUND THIS WORLD, BABY MINE 11662-0444-2
045 GOING BACK TO FIELDEN 11662-0444-2
046 POOR SOLDIER 11662-0444-2
047 NEAR AND FAR 11662-0444-2
048 CUMBERLAND GAP 11662-0444-2
049 RIDE WITH THE DEVIL 11662-0444-2
ca 2000 [live] Angelle's Whiskey River Landing, Atchafalaya Basin, LA - Balfa Toujours (Christine Balfa [vcl/gt/banjo/ukelele/washboard/triangle], Dirk Powell [vcl/gt/banjo/fiddle/accordion], Kevin Wimmer [vcl/fiddle], Craig Guillory [bass], Todd Aucoin/Geno Delafose [drums])
B3001 LA CHANDELLE EST ALLUMEE Rounder 61-6096
B3002 WHISKEY RIVER SPECIAL Rounder 61-6096
B3003 LA VALSE DES PINS Rounder 61-6096
B3004 LE REEL FRUGE Rounder 61-6096
B3005 LE TWO-STEP DE BON CAFE Rounder 61-6096
B3006 TOW TRUCK BLUES, THE Rounder 61-6096
B3007 MON VIEUX WAGON Rounder 61-6096
B3008 LA VALSE DE BELIZAIRE Rounder 61-6096
B3009 LE TWO-STEP DE PLATIN Rounder 61-6096
B3010 CASSE PAS MA TETE Rounder 61-6096
B3011 FRANK DUPUIS A PRIS MA FEMME Rounder 61-6096
B3012 TU PEUX COGNER MAIS TU PEUX PAS RENTRER Rounder 61-6096
B3013 C'EST TOUT PERDU Rounder 61-6096
B3014 KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF OF IT Rounder 61-6096
B3015 CHEZ GENO Rounder 61-6096
2002 unknown - Tim O¢ Brien/Dirk Powell/John Herrmann (Tim O'Brien [vcl/gt/mandolin/fiddle], Andrea Zonn, Pete Wernick, Mollie O'Brien [vcls], John Herrmann [banjo/mandolin/bck vcl], Dirk Powell [banjo/fiddle/piano]).
050 MOUNTAIN AIR/WASHINGTON'S MARCH/BONAPARTE'S RETREAT Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
051 CLUCK OLD HEN Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
052 RALEIGH AND SPENCER Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
053 BLACKEST CROW Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
054 STROBOD'S TUNE Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
055 WHEN I DIE I'LL LIVE AGAIN Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
056 DRUNKARD'S HICCUPS Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
057 BACKSTEP CINDY Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
058 WAYFARIN' STRANGER Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
059 SKILLET GOOD AND GREASY Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
060 MOLE IN THE GROUND Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
061 CLAIRE DECHUTES Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
062 CHEROKEE TRAIL/GLORY MEETING HOUSE Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
063 BOW DOWN Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
064 LONESOME JOHN Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
065 MARGARET AND SWEET WILLIAM Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
066 HARD TIMES Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
067 ANGEL BAND Sugar Hill SUGCD-3952
2003 Cypress House Studios, Parks, LA/1990-2003 Ashland, KY/Barbecue Pit, Nashville, TN/Brown Recluse Studios, Nashville, TN/The Shedd, Eugene, OR - Dirk Powell (Tom Sauber [vcl/gt/banjo], Jim Miller [vcl/gt], Tim O'Brien [vcl/gt], Darrell Scott [vcl/resonator guitar/mandolin], Riley Baugus [vcl/banjo], Kevin Sandri [gt], Rev. P.T. Grover, Jr. [banjo], Caleb Klauder [mandolin], Stephen "Sammy" Lind [fiddle])
068 LORD, I USED TO KNOW Rounder 11661-0519-2
069 WATERBOUND Rounder 11661-0519-2
070 GOIN' WHERE I'VE NEVER BEEN BEFORE Rounder 11661-0519-2
071 MOTHER'S LITTLE CHILDREN Rounder 11661-0519-2
072 PRETTIEST LITTLE GIRL IN THE COUNTY Rounder 11661-0519-2
073 AN OLD LOVE SONG, FOLK SONG Rounder 11661-0519-2
074 TEXAS BELLS Rounder 11661-0519-2
075 MY LOVE LIES IN THE GROUND Rounder 11661-0519-2
076 HONEY BABE Rounder 11661-0519-2
077 POLICE Rounder 11661-0519-2
078 YOU USED TO PLAY THAT CINDY Rounder 11661-0519-2
079 SALLY ANN Rounder 11661-0519-2
080 WISH I HAD A DOLLAR Rounder 11661-0519-2
081 ZOLLIE'S RETREAT Rounder 11661-0519-2
082 HANDSOME MOLLY Rounder 11661-0519-2
083 THERE'S A GOOD LITTLE LICK RIGHT THERE Rounder 11661-0519-2
084 SOW 'EM ON THE MOUNTAIN Rounder 11661-0519-2
085 THREE FORKS OF CUMBERLAND Rounder 11661-0519-2
086 WHEN SORROWS ENCOMPASS ME ROUND Rounder 11661-0519-2

ALBUMS
Swallow CD-6121 Vieille Terre Haute:
La Vieille Terre Haute; True Love Waltz; Madame Bosso; Apres Nous Esperer (Waiting for Us); J'Ai Perdu Mes Lunettes (I Lost My Glasses); Reel de Deshotels; Old Fashioned Two Step; Les Fleurs du Printemps (The Flowers of Spring); Rodair Special; La Marraine(The Godmother); Petite Fille de la Campagne (My Little Country Girl); La Valse de Vieux Vacher; Texas Two Step; Arrete Pas la Musique (Don't Stop the Music); Reel du Melon d'Eau (Watermelon Reel) - 30-05-95 Balfa Toujours
Rounder CD-0384 If I Go Ten Thousand Miles: Lonesome Dove; Morehead; Little Satchel; Wake Robin/Bravest Cowboy; Cousin Sally Brown; Rubin; Pretty Polly; Getting Upstairs; Brown-Eyed Rabbit; Craggy Spring; Adieu False Heart; Pleasure Of A Single Life; Old Virginia; Throw Down Your Earthly Crown; I Am The Man Thomas; Sweet Sunny South; Hunky Dory/Ryestraw; God Gave Noah The Rainbow Sign; Sixteen And One - 16-04-96
Rounder 11661-0456 Furtado & Powell: Angeline The Baker/John Henry; Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning; Sloes Of Penybanc; Roustabout/Jack Wilson; Lonesome John; La Pointe Two-Step; Irina's Waltz; Boneyard; La Valse De Frank Roi/The Wandering Aces; Bane's Grave; Courtney's Promise; Irish Medley: The Roscommon Reel - 23-03-99 w. Tony Furtado
Rounder 11661-0444-2 Hand Me Down: Wild Bill Jones; Hop High My Lulu Gal; Silk Merchant's Daughter; Tune For Paul; Western Country; Moonshiner; Keys To The Kingdom; Say Darling Say; Breaking Up Christmas; Cradle The Coffin The Cross On The Hill; Leaning On A Wall; Little Maggie; Been All Around This World, Baby Mine; Going Back To Fielden; Poor Soldier; Near And Far; Cumberland Gap; Ride With The Devil - 28-09-99
Sugar Hill SUG-CD 3952 Songs From The Mountain:Mountain Air / Washington's March / Bonaparte's Retreat; Cluck Old Hen; Raleigh and Spencer; The Blackest Crow; Stobrod's Tune; When I Die I'll Live Again; The Drunkard's Hiccups (Jack of Diamonds); Backstep Cindy; Wayfarin' Stranger; Skillet Good and Greasy;Mole in the Ground; Claire Dechutes; Cherokee Trail / Glory In The Meeting House; Bow Down; Lonesome John; Fair Margaret and Sweet William; Hard Times; Angel Band - 09-07-02 Tim O¢ Brien/Dirk Powell/John Herrmann
Rounder 11661-0519-2 Time Again: Lord, I Used To Know; Waterbound; Goin' Where I've Never Been Before; Mother's Little Children; Prettiest Little Girl In The County; An Old Love Song, Folk Song; Texas Bells; My Love Lies In The Ground; Honey Babe; Police; You Used To Play That Cindy; Sally Ann; Wish I Had A Dollar; Zollie's Retreat; Handsome Molly; There's A Good Little Lick Right There; Sow 'Em On The Mountain; Three Forks Of Cumberland; When Sorrows Encompass Me Round - 04
Rounder 61-6086 La Pointe Music:Kingpin Special; Restez, Mom et Pop, Restez :: Stay, Mom And Dad, Stay; Freight Train Blues; Pa Janvier :: Papa January; Marshall's Club; Les Tracas de Todd Balfa :: Todd Balfa's Troubles; Nonc Charlot :: Uncle Charlot; The Freeman Fontenot Medley; Bayou Teche Special; Bernadette; La Valse de Bayou Lafourche :: The Bayou Lafourche Waltz; Blacktop Blues; Le Reel de Courville :: Courville's Reel; Un Ange pour Tout de la Louisiane :: An Angel For All The People Of Louisiana; (Untitled) - (hidden track) - 15-09-98 Balfa Toujours
Rounder 61-6096 Live At Whiskey River Landing: La Chandelle est Allumee; Whiskey River Special; La Valse des Pins; Le Reel Fruge; Le Two-Step de Bon Cafe; The Tow Truck Blues; Mon Vieux Wagon; La Valse de Belizaire; Le Two-Step de Platin; Casse Pas Ma Tete; Frank DuPuis a Pris Ma Femme; Tu Peux Cogner Mais Tu Peux Pas Rentrer; C'Est Tout Perdu; Keep Your Hands Off of It; Chez Geno - 15-08-00 Balfa Toujours

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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.
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Thanks to Mario Manciotti for sending session details daily
Thanks to Kurt Rokitta for a lot of session info
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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
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Thanks to Tony Middleton for RCA session info.
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Thanks to Richard Price for miscellaneous session information
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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
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