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Monday, May 10, 2010

Earl Sinks (Earl Richards)

By Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank, Dik DeHeer
SESSIONS
also member of Hush Puppies



April 1958 Norman Petty Studio, 1313 West 7th St., Clovis, NM- Earl Sinks aka Earl Henry (Producer: Norman Petty)
001 MB-10919 I AM THE MAN Dot 45-15756/ Tail 102
002 MB-10920 WHATCHA GONNA DO? 45-15756/Tail 102
ca September 1958 Norman Petty Studio, 1313 West 7th St., Clovis, NM- Earl Sinks aka Earl Henry (Producer: Norman Petty)
003 MB-11667 MY SUZANNE Dot 45-15875/ Tail 102
004 MB-11668 BELIEVE A TRAVELLER 45-15875/ Tail 102
21 November 1958 [mastered January 1959] Norman Petty Studio, 1313 West 7th St., Clovis, NM - The Crickets (Henry Earl Sinks [vcl], Sonny Curtis [gt], Joe Mauldin [bass], Jerry Allison [drums], Vi Petty [piano] + The Roses [vcl chorus]. Producer: Norman Petty)
C01 106514 SOMEONE SOMEONE Brunswick 9-55124
16 December 1958 [mastered January 1959] Norman Petty Studio, 1313 West 7th St., Clovis, NM - The Crickets (Henry Earl Sinks [vcl], Sonny Curtis [gt], Joe Mauldin [bass], Jerry Allison [drums] + The Roses [vcl chorus]. Producer: Norman Petty)
C02 106515 LOVE’S MADE A FOOL FO YOU 55124/ CRL-757320
18 May 1959 [14:00-17:00] Bell Sound Studio, 237 West 54th St., New York City - The Crickets (Henry Earl Sinks [vcl], Sonny Curtis [gt], Joe Mauldin [bass], Jerry Allison [drums])
C03 107335 I FOUGHT THE LAW CRL-757320
C04 107336 A SWEET LOVE CRL-757320
20 May 1959 [14:00-17:00] Bell Sound Studio, 237 West 54th St., New York City - The Crickets (Henry Earl Sinks [vcl], Sonny Curtis [gt], Joe Mauldin [bass], Jerry Allison [drums])
C05 107337 TIME WILL TELL CRL-757320
C06 107338 WHEN YOU ASK ABOUT LOVE Brunswick 9-55153/ CRL-757320
C07 107339 YOUNG FOSTER
27 May 1959 [14:00-17:00] Bell Sound Studio, 237 West 54th St., New York City - The Crickets (Henry Earl Sinks [vcl], Sonny Curtis [gt], Joe Mauldin [bass], Jerry Allison [drums])
C08 107340 DEBORAH CRL-757320
C09 107341 WHY DID YOU LEAVE
2 June 1959 [14:00-17:00] Bell Sound Studio, 237 West 54th St., New York City - The Crickets (Henry Earl Sinks [vcl], Sonny Curtis [gt], Joe Mauldin [bass], Jerry Allison [drums])
C10 107342 JUST THIS ONCE CRL-757320
C11 107343 BABY LET’S PLAYHOUSE unissued/lost
C12 107344 TING-A-LING CRL-757320
4 November 1959 [19:30-23:30] Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA - The Crickets (Henry Earl Sinks [vcl], Sonny Curtis [gt], Joe Mauldin [bass], Jerry Allison [drums], Dudley Brooks [piano])
C13 L 11828 GREAT BALLS OF FIRE CRL-757320
C14 L 11829 ROCKIN' PNEUMONIA AND THE BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU CRL-757320
C15 L 11830 SMOOTH GUY
4 November 1959 [19:30-22:30] Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA - The Crickets (Henry Earl Sinks [vcl], Sonny Curtis [gt], Joe Mauldin [bass], Jerry Allison [drums], Dudley Brooks [piano] + Bill Lee [vcl chorus])
C16 L 11856 AFTER IT’S OVER
C17 L 11857 SO YOU’RE IN LOVE
12 September 1959 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville 3, TN - Omegas (Earl Sinks [vcl], Boots Radolph [sax] + unknown musicians. Producer: Owen Bradley)
O01 108180/NA 10840 FROZE Decca 9-31008/ Tail 102
O02 108181/NA 10841 SO HOW COME (NO ONE LOVES ME) 9-31094/ Tail 102
O03 108182/NA 10842 WHEN YOU TOUCH ME 9-31008/Tail 102
22 March 1960 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville 3, TN - Omegas (Earl Sinks [vcl], Norris Wilson, Eddie Gene Brady, Bill Burnese, Boots Randolph)
O04 108925/NA 11024 STUDY HALL 9-31094/ Tail 102
O05 108926/NA 11025 FALLING IN LOVE 9-31138/ Tail 102
O06 108927/NA 11026 NO ONE WILL EVER KNOW 9-31128/ Tail 102
October 1960 RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN – Earl Sinks aka Earl Sink
005 C 11623 LOOK FOR ME (I'LL BE THERE) Warner 5197/ Tail 102
006 C 11624 SUPER MARKET Warner 5197/ Tail 102
007 C 11625 SUPERSTITIOUS Warner 5235/ Tail 102
008 C 11626 LITTLE SUSIE PARKER Warner 5235/ Tail 102
8 June 1962 [no. 10607] Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville 3, TN – Earl Sinks (Producer: Ken Nelson)
009 37627 LOVESICK Capitol unissued
010 37628 BE GOOD 4885/ Tail 102
011 37629 A LITTLE BIT OF HEAVEN 4885/ Tail 102
012 37630 ORDER ME A CLOWN'S HAT unissued
12 April 1963 [no 10829] Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville 3, TN – Earl Sinks (*aka Sinx Mitchell)
013 38387 LOOKING FOR LOVE Capitol 4985/ Tail 102
014 38388 RAINING ON MY SIDE OF TOWN Capitol 4985/ Tail 102
015 38389/F-612* THIS WEIRD SENSATION Hickory 45-1248*/ Tail 102
016 38390/F-613* LOVE IS ALL I'M ASKING FOR Hickory 45-1248*/ Tail 102
ca April 1965 Nashville, TN - Earl Sinks
017 F-762 RETURN TO THUNDER ROAD Hickory 45-1315/ Tail 102
018 F-763 THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE 45-1315/ Tail 102
019 F-764? RING AROUND MY ROSIE Tail 102
7 June 1968 RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Earl Sinks aka Earl Richards (Producer: Bob Montgomery)
020 2367/W3KM-7817? THE HOUSE OF THE BLUE LIGHTS UA-50561/Tail 102
021 2368/W3KM-7818 MAGGIE UA-50462
022 2369/W3KM-7819 SHAKE 'EM UP (AND LET 'EM ROLL) UA-50462
ca. February or March 1969 Nashville, TN – Earl Sinks aka Earl Richards
023 3730 CAN’T WRITE A COUNTRY SONG UA-50561 [2]
024 3731 HARD TIMES A COMIN‘ UA-50561 [1]
ca. October 1969 Nashville, TN – Earl Sinks aka Earl Richards (Producer: Scott Turner)
025 5415 SUNSHINE UA-50704
026 5416 SAN FRANCISCO MABEL JOY UA-50704
027 5417 CLIMBING A MOUNTAIN UA-50619
028 5418 CAN'T LIVE DOWN THE LOVIN' UA-50653
029 5419 WHAT YOU GONNA DO, LEROY? UA-50653
030 5420 unknown title
031 5421 CORRINE, CORRINA UA-50619/Tail 102
ca November 1970 Nashville, TN – Earl Sinks aka Earl Richards (Producer: Scott Turner )
032 7060 BABY, I NEED YOUR LOVIN' UA-50752
033 7061 YOU WERE CRYING UA-50803
034 7062 OUR HOUSE ON PAPER UA-50752
035 7063 YOU DROVE HER RIGHT INTO MY ARMS UA-50803
ca. November 1971 Nashville, TN – Earl Sinks aka Earl Richards (Producer: Scott Turner)
036 8897 DOWN ALONG THE COVE UA-50873
037 8898 unknown title
038 8899 LET IT BE UA-50873
ca October 1972 Nashville, TN – Earl Sinks aka Earl Richards (Producer: Earl Richards and Gene Kennedy)
039 ER-00031 MARGIE, WHO’S WATCHING THE BABY Ace Of Hearts 0461/AH3-1001 LP-1010
040 ER-00032? MY LAND Ace Of Hearts 0461
ca early 1973 Nashville, TN – Earl Sinks aka Earl Richards (Producer: Earl Richards and Gene Kennedy)
041 EVERYBODY LIKES IT AH3-1001 LP-1010 Tail 102
042 DO MY PLAYING AT HOME 0465/AH3-1001 LP-1010
043 THINGS ARE KINDA SLOW AT THE HOUSE 0465/AH3-1001 LP-1010
044 ER-00049 THE SUN IS SHINING (ON EVERYBODY BUT ME) 0470/AH3-1001 LP-1010
045 ER-00050? MOTHER NATURE'S DAUGHTER 0470 7502/AH3-1001 LP-1010
046 CAN'T FIND A HAPPY WAY AH3-1001 LP-1010 Tuil 102
047 MARGIE, WHO'S WATCHING THE BABY AH3-1001 LP-1010
048 ER-00063 WALKIN' IN TEARDROPS 0477/AH3-1001 LP-1010
049 ER-00064? HOW CAN I TELL HER 0477/AH3-1001 LP-1010
050 BAD, BAD LEROY BROWN AH3-1001 LP-1010
051 MILK AND HONEY MEMORIES AH3-1001 LP-1010 Tail 102
ca 1975 Nashville, TN – Earl Sinks aka Earl Richards (Producer: Earl Richards)
052 ER-0003 LAY AROUND 00501
053 MY BABE 7502


ALBUMS
Coral CRL 57320/CRL 757320 In Style With The Crickets:
More Than I Can Say; Rockin’ Pneumonia and The Boogie Woogie Flu; Great Balls Of Fire; Ting-A-Ling; Just This Once; Deborah; Baby My Heart; When You Ask About Love; Time Will Tell; A Sweet Love; I Fought The Law; Love’s Made A Fool Of You – 05-12-60 The Crickets
Ace Of Hearts AH3-1001 The Sun Is Shining: Everybody Likes It; Mother Nature's Daughter; Do My Playing at Home; Things Are Kinda; Slow at the House; How Can I Tell Her; Can't Find a Happy Way; The Sun Is Shining (On Everybody But Me); Margie, Who's Watching the Baby; Walkin' in Teardrops; Bad, Bad Leroy Brown; Milk and Honey Memories – 76 (reissued in 1976 on RPA LP-1010 Earl Richards)
Tail [bootleg] 102 Earl Sinks : The Man With 1000 Names: Watcha Gonna Do; I Am The Man; My Suzanne; Believe A Traveller; When You Touch Me; Froze; Study Hall; So How Come (Nobody Loves Me); Falling In Love; No One Will Ever Know; Look For Me (I’ll Be There); Super Market; Superstitious; Little Susie Parker; A Little Bit Of Heaven; Be Good; Looking For Love; Raining On My Side Of Town; Love Is All I’m Asking For; This Weird Sensation; Language Of Love; Return To Thunder Road; Ring Around My Rosie; Maggie; Shake ‘Em Up (And Let ‘Em Roll); The House Of Blue Lights; Corrine, Corrina; Everybody Likes It; Can’t Find A Happy Way; Milk And Honey Memories) - ? (1958-73, also on Crystal Ball, After School Sessions)

SINGLES
Dot (1958) aka Earl Henry
45-15756 Whatcha Gonna Do"/"I Am the Man - 58
45-15875 My Suzanne"/"Believe A Traveler – 58
Decca (1959-60) w. Omegas
9-31008 Froze / When You Touch Me – 11-59
9-31094 So How Come (No One Loves Me)? / Study Hall – 05-60
9-31138 No One Will Ever Know / Falling In Love – 08-60
Warner (1960-61) aka Earl Sink
5197 Look For Me (I'll Be There) /Super Market Warner –  01-61 (rev. Jan. 30)
5235 Little Susie Parker / Superstitious Warner – 08-61 (rev. Aug. 21)
Capitol (1962-63)
4885 Be Good / A Little Bit Of Heaven – 12-62
4985 Looking For Love / Raining On My Side Of Town – 06-63
45-1248 This Weird Sensation/Love Is All I'm Asking For – 04-64 (released on Hickory as by Sinx Mitchell)
Hickory (1965)
45-1315 Language Of Love / Return To Thunder Road – 65
United Artists (1968-71) aka Earl Richards
UA-50462 Shake 'Em Up (And Let 'Em Roll) / Maggie - 10-68
UA-50561 The House Of Blue Lights / Hard Times A Comin' - 07-69
UA-50561 The House Of Blue Lights / Can't Write A Country Song – 69 (2nd version)
UA-50619 Corrine, Corrina / Climbing A Mountain – 12-69
UA-50653 What You Gonna Do, Leroy? / Can't Live Down The Lovin' - 03-70
SUA-50704 Sunshine / San Francisco Mabel Joy - 07-70
UA-50752 Baby, I Need Your Lovin' / Our House On Paper – 01-71
UA-50803 You Drove Her Right Into My Arms / You Were Crying – ca. 07-06-71
UA-50873 Down Along The Cove / Let It Be – 12-71
Ace Of Hearts (1972-75) aka Earl Richards
0461 Margie, Who's Watching The Baby / My Land - 12-72
0465 Things Are Kinda Slow At The House / Do My Playing At Home - 04-73
0470 The Sun Is Shining (On Evrybody But Me) / Mother Nature's Daughter - 07-73
0477 How Can I Tell Her / Walkin' In Teardrops - 12-73
00501 Lay Around / ? - 75
7502 My Babe / Mother Nature's Daughter - 09-75

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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.