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Country and crossover since 1920s and my favorite artists of all genres too...
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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Shannon Grayson



*30-09-1916 Sunshine, NC, + 10-05-1993
by Dick Grant, Al Turner, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS also member of The Briarhoppers
3 May 1950 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Ave., Cincinnati, OH - Shannon Grayson and His Golden Valley Boys (Shannon Grayson [vcl/banjo], poss E.C.Beatty Jr. [?], Dewey Price [tnr vcl/gt], Millard Presley [bari vcl/mandolin], Harvey Raborn [bass vcl/?])
001 K3044-4 I LIKE THE OLD TIME WAY 45-880/LP-556 IGOCD 2535 KG-0952-4-2 Not Now NOT2CD260
002 K3045-2 LET ME TRAVEL ALONE 45-892 /AL-1523 AUL-0593-2 KG-0952-4-2
003 K3046-1 SINCE HIS SWEET LOVE RESCUED ME 45-892/AL-1504 KG-0952-4-2
004 K3047-8 I'M GONNA WALK ON 45-880/AL1518 KG-0952-4-2
KING 556 FAVORITE SCRED SONGS; AUDIO LAB AL 1504 SOGS OF FAITH (1959); AUDIO KAB AL 1518 TIME FOR PRAYER (1959); AUDIO LAB AL-1523 SONGS OF FAITH, VOL. 2 (1959); INDIGO IGODCD 2535 GOING BACK TO OLD KENTUCKY A BLUEGRASS ANTHOLOGY (UK, 2003); KING KG-0952-4-2 THE BEST OF KING BLUEGRASS (2004); NOT NOW NOT2CD260 ESSENTIAL BLUEGRASS ANTHOLOGY (UK, 2008);  AUDIO LAB AUL-0593-2 SONGS OF FAITH, Vol.2.
May 1951 poss. Brown Productions, 240 4th Avenue North, Nashville, TN - Shannon Grayson and his Golden Valley Boys (Shannon Grayson [vcl/banjo], poss Dewey Price [tenor vcl/gt], Millard Presley [bariton vcl/mandolin], Harvey Raborn [bass vcl/?])
005 E1-VB-942 SUNSET OF TIME RCA Victor 47-4304
006 E1-VB-943 SOMEDAY IN HEAVEN 47-4304
007 E1-VB-944 CHILDHOOD DREAMS 48-0488
008 E1-VB-945 PRAY THE CLOUDS AWAY 48-0488
October 1951 poss. Brown Productions, 240 4th Avenue North, Nashville, TN - Shannon Grayson and his Golden Valley Boys (Shannon Grayson [vcl/banjo], poss Dewey Price [tenor vcl/gt], Millard Presley [bariton vcl-1/mandolin], Harvey Raborn [bass vcl/?])
009 E1-VB-4001 SECRET WEAPON RCA Victor 47-4426
000 E1-VB-4002 WORK IS ALL I HEAR -1 47-4647
010 E1-VB-4003 IF YOU DON’T LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR 47-4426/Roudnder 1013
011 E1-VB-4004 ROSES AND THORNS 47-4647
ROUNDER 1013 EARLY DAYS OF BLUEGRASS VOL.1 (1974)

SINGLES
King (1950) as by Shane Grayson
45-880 I'm Gonna Walk On / I Like The Old Time Way – 10-07-50
45-892 Since His Sweet Love Has Rescued Me / Let Me Travel – 21-08-50
RCA Victor (1951) w. His Golden Valley Boys
48-0488 Childhood Dreams / Pray The Clouds Away – 03-07-51 (adv. June 30)
47-4304 Sunset Of Time / Someday In Heaven – 09-10-51 (adv. Oct.6)
47-4426 If You Don't Love Your Neighbor / The Secret Weapon – 18-12-51 (adv. Dec. 15)
47-4647 Work Is All I Hear / Roses And Thorns – 29-04-52 (rev. Apr. 26)
 

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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.