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Monday, June 28, 2010

Eddie Kirk

2nd version
By Michel Ruppli, Henk Scholts, Praguefrank
, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS



29 August 1947 [no.690] Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk (Cliffie Stone Orchestra)
001 2230 MY LOVE FOR YOU ROLLS ON LIKE THE WORLD unissued
002 2231 JUDY 40046/Castle LP 8107
003 2232 THOSE DARK CLOUDS DON’T BOTHER ME 40069 /Castle LP 8107
004 2233 MEMORIES ARE MY SOUVENIRS 40046/Castle LP 8107
4 November 1947 [no.750] Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk (Cliffie Stone and His Orchestra)
005 2411-2  HOW DO YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART unissued
006 2412-2  I MADE A MISTAKE unissued
007 2413-2  SAD AND BLUE 40069/Castle LP-5107
008 2414-3  I REMEMBER THAT I LOVE YOU unissued
2 December 1947 [no.821] Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA - Eddie Kirk
009 2733-1  YOU LITTLE SWEET LITTLE YOU 15176/Cattle Compact CCD-270 BACM CD D 029
010 2734-2  TOMORROW THE SUN WILL SHINE AGAIN 40127/Castle LP-8107
011 2735-1  WHTHOUT YOUR LOVE (WHY WAS I BORN) unissued
012 2736-1/3 WHEN MY CASTLES COME TUMBLING DOWN 15369/BACM CD D 029
3 December 1947 [no.825, 17:00-20:00] Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk ("Pepe" Martinez [steel].Cliffie Stone [bass],Harold Glenn Hensley [fiddle])
013 2737-2  BORN TO LOSE 40116/CCD-270 BACM CD D 029
014 2738-1  A YEAR AND A DAY unissued
4 December 1947 [no. 842] Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk, * and Tex Ritter [recitation] (Producer: Lee Gillette)
015 2756-1  A LITTLE WHITE HOUSE (WITH YOU INSIDE) 40127/LP-8107
016 2757-2  WHAT’S ANOTHER HEART TO YOU? 40092/LP-8107
017 2758-3  THE GODS WERE ANGRY WITH ME* 15176/CCD-270 BACK CD D 029 [without recitatiom:] CCD-270
018 2759-1  NO TEARS TROMORROW 15310/CCD-270 BACM CD D 029
31 December 1947 [no.936] Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk
019 3168-1  TAKE ME BACK unissued
020 3169-1  HOW DO YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART? 40116/CCD-270 BACM CD D 029
021 3170-1  A PETAL FROM A FADED ROSE 40092/CCD-270 BACM CD D 029
022 3171-1  YOU DROVE ME TO ANOTHER'S ARMS (AND NOW I'M HAPPY THERE) 15310/CCD-270
023 3172-1  PLEASE DON'T CRY OVER ME unissued
000 3173-2  IN YOUR LOVELY VEIL OF WHITE [backing track] unissued
27 December 1948 [no.1121] Hollywood, CA - Eddie Kirk
024 3816  CANDY KISSES unissued
025 3817  I'VE LIVED A LIFETIME FOR YOU 15369/BACM CD D 029
026 3818  THE TWO YEARS WE WERE MARRIED unissued
027 3819  IN THE SHAMBLES OF MY HEART F1287/Castle LP 8107
21 January 1949 [no. 1168, 14:30-18:00] Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk (with Cliffie Stone’s Band: Merle Travis [el gt], Eddie Kirk [gt], Wesley “Speedy” West [steel], Cliffie Stone [bass], Billy Liebert [accordion], Harold Hensley [fiddle])
028 3891-2  CANDY KISSES 15391/CCD-270 BACM CD D 029
029 3892  SAVE THE NEXT WALTZ FOR ME 15391/CCD-270 BACM CD D 029
18 February 1949 [no.1205] Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk (Merle Travis [el gt], Eddie Kirk [gt], Wesley “Speedy” West [steel], Cliffie Stone [bass], Aubrey “Moon” Mullican [piano], Billy Liebert [accordion], Harold Hensley [fiddle], Wade Ray [fiddle])
030 3984  I'D RATHER HEAR MOST ANYTHING 57-40226/CCD-270 BACM CD D 029
18 April 1949 [no.1270] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk
031 4211  THE TWO YEARS WE WERE MARRIED 57-877CCD-270 /BACM CD D 029
17 May 1949 [no 1337] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk
032 4462  YOU CAN'T PICK A ROSE IN DECEMBER 57-40188 /Castle LP 8107
033 4463  PROMISE ME 57-40188/BACM CD D 029
034 4464-2  I WISH I HAD DIED IN MY CRADLE unissued
035 4471  I WOULDN’T TAKE A MILLION 57-40226
11 October 1949 [no. 1497, 12:00-15:00] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Tennessee Ernie Ford and Merle Travis (Eddie Kirk [gt], Speedy West [steel], Cliffie Stone [bass], Harold Hensley [fiddle], William Liebert [piano/accordion]. Producer: Lee Gillette)
0351 5063 BLUES STAY AWAY FROM ME 57-40254/CCD-270 BACM CD D 029
0352 5064 PHILOSOPHY 57-40254/CCD-282 BACM CD D 029
25 October 1949 [no 1530] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk (unknown musicians)
036 5173 DEAR HEART AND GENTLE PEOPLE 57-40260/CCD-270
037 5184 CARELESS KISSES 57-40260/CCD-270
6 January 1950 [no. 1590, 17:30-20:30] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk (Eddie Kirk, Speedy West, Al Wiliams, Billy Liebert, Harold Hensley. Producer: Lee Gillette)
038 5376-3  A YEAR OF CITY LIVING F40285
039 5377-3  AWAY OUT ON THE MOUNTAIN F40285
19 January 1950 [no 1605] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Cliffie Stone (vcl +Eddie Kirk]
040 5436  UNFAITHFUL ONE F877/CCD-270 BACM CD D 029
21 March 1950 [no 1688] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk (? [gt], Speedy West [steel], prob Cliffie Stone [bass], Jerry Adler [harmonica], Billy Leibert [accordion])
041 5681  FOUR HEARTS F974/CCD-270
042 5682  SATURDAY NIGHT TIME BLUES F974/CCD-270
043 5683  END OF DESIRE unissued
27 April 1950 [no 1720] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave, Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk (Producer: Lee Gillette)
044 5898-1  PLEASE DON'T CRY OVER ME unissued
045 5899-2  SUGAR BABY F1048/CCD-270 BACM CD D 029
046 5900-1  BLUE BONNET BLUES F1287/CCD-270 BACM CD D 029
047 5901-2  AN ARMFUL OF GREAT HEARTACHES F1048/CCD-270 BACM CD D 029
10 August 1950 [no 1835] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave, Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk (Producer: Lee Gillette)
048 6362-5  PUPPY LOVE F1175
049 6363-5  SOMEBODY‘ CRYING F1175
050 6364  WOMAN TROUBLE BLUES unissued
25 September 1950 [no. 1919, 15:00-18:00] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Jimmy Bryant and Speedy West/Cliffie Stone Orchestra* (Eddie Kirk, Cliffie Stone, Muddy Berry, Harold Hensley, Billy Liebert, Paul Sells. Producer: Ken Nelson)
051 6629-10  LITTLE JUAN PEDRO* F1275 CL 13599/BACM CD D 025
000 6630-6  BRYANT’S BOOGIE  F1275/T 1314 See for Miles SEE 267
12 December 1950 [no 1996] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk
052 6899-7  SOLITARY BLUES F1372/CCD-270
053 6910-4  MY LOVE FOR YOU ROLLS ON LIKE THE WORLD F1372/Castle LP8107
054 6911-2  SOWING TEARDROPS F1445/CCD-270
055 6912-3  HONEY COSTS MONEY F1445/CCD-270
29 May 1951 [no. 2178] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk
056 7595-2  DRIFTING TEXAS SAND F1591/LP-8107
057 7596  ALONE IN A TAVERN F1591/LP-8107
058 7601  FREIGHT TRAIN BREAKDOWN F1790
059 7602  I'LL SAVE MY HEART FOR YOU F1790
4 February 1952 [13:30-17:00] RCA Victor Studio, 1016 North Sycamore St., Hollywood, CA – Spike Jones (Spike Jones [leader], Mailyn Tuttle [gt], Jimmy Bryant [gt], Speedy West [steel], Cliffie Stone [bass], George Siracusa, Marvin Ash, William Guy, George Rock. Producer: Henry Rene)
060 E2-VB-5252  DOWN SOUTH 47-4568
061 E2-VB-5253  THERE’S A BLUE SKY WAY OUT YONDER 47-4669
062 E2-VB-5254  STOP YOUR GAMBLIN‘ 47-4669
063 E2-VB-5255  I’VE TURNED A GADABOUT 47-4568
9 January 1953 RCA Victor Studio, 1016 North Sycamore St., Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk
064 E3-VB-0003 FIVE STAR PRESIDENT 47-5149
065 E3-VB-0004 HIT AND RUN LOVER 47-5149
066 E3-VB-0005 WANDERIN’ EYES 47-5287
067 E3-VB-0006 COUNTRY WAY 47-5287
July 1953 RCA Victor Studio, 1016 North Sycamore St., Hollywood, CA – Eddie Kirk
068 E3-VB-0151  CARIBBEAN 47-5412
069 E3-VB-0152  unknown title
070 E3-VB-0153  AS GOD IS MY WITNESS 47-5412

ALBUMS
Castle [GER] LP-8107 Country Memories Of The Late 40’s And Early 50’s: Drifting Texas Sand; Those Dark Clouds Don't Bother Me; (My Love For You) Rolls On Like The Judy; In The Shambles Of My Heart; Sad And Blue; What's Another Heart To You; A Little White House (With You Inside); Tomorrow The Sun Will Shine Again; End Of The World; Memories Are My Souvenirs; You Can't Pick A Rose In December; Alone In A Tavern - 81
Cattle Compact [GER] CCD-270 The Gods Were Angry With Me: A Petal From A Faded Rose; Blues Stay Away From Me; I'd Rather Hear Most Anything (Than Hear You Say We're Through);  Blue Bonnet Blues; No Tears Tomorrow;  You Drove Me To Another's Arms; Sugar Baby; An Armful Of Heartaches; Solitary Blues; The Gods Were Angry With Me [with Recitation By Tex Ritter]; Promise Me; You Little Sweet Little You; Candy Kisses; Save The Next Waltz For Me; Saturday Night Time Blues; Four Hearts; Born To Lose; How Do You Mend A Broken Heart; The Two Years We Were Married; Dear Hearts And Gentle People; Careless Kisses; Unfaithful One;  Sowing Teardrops; Honey Costs Money;  The Gods Were Angry With Me [without recitation] – ca 02
BACM [UK] CD D 029 Bluebonnet Blues: An Arm Full Of Heartaches; Sugar Baby; A Petal From A Faded Rose; When My Castles Came Tumbling Down; Blue Bonnet Blues; Blues Stay Away From Me; Philosophy; Born To Lose; No Tears Tomorrow; Candy Kisses; The Gods Were Angry With Me; You, Sweet Little You; Save The Next Waltz For Me; I’ve Lived A Lifetime With You; I’d Rather Hear Most Anything; Leetle Juan Pedro; The Two Years We Were Married; Unfaithful One; How Do You Mend A Broken Heart; Promise Me - 04

SINGLES
Capitol (1947-51)
40046 Judy / Memories Are My Souvenirs – 11-47
40069 Sad And Blue / Those Dark Clouds Don't Bother Me – 01-48
40092 What's Another Heart To You / A Petal From A Faded Rose – 03-48
40116 Born To Lose / How Do You Mend A Broken Heart? – 05-48
40127 Tomorrow The Sun Will Shine Again / A Little White House (With You Inside) – 07-48
15176 The Gods Were Angry With Me (w. Tex Ritter) / You Little Sweet Little You – 08-48
15310 No Tears Tomorrow / You Drove Me To Another's Arms – 11-48
15369 I've Lived A Lifetime For You / When My Castles Come Tumbling Down – 01-49
15391 Candy Kisses / Save The Next Waltz For Me – 03-49
57-40188 You Can't Pick A Rose In December / Promise Me – 07-49
57-40226 I'd Rather Hear Most Anything / I Wouldn't Take A Million – 09-49
57-40254 Blues Stay Away From Me / Philosophy – ca 10-49
57-40260 Dear Heart And Gentle People / Careless Kisses – 11-49
F40285 Year Of City Living / Away Out On The Mountain – 50
F877 The Two Years We Were Married / Unfaithful One – 02-50
F974 Four Hearts / Saturday Night Time Blues – 04-50
F1048 An Armful Of Great Heartaches / Sugar Baby – 06-50
F1175 Puppy Love / Somebody's Cryin' – 08-50
F1275 Bryant's Boogie (Jimmy Bryant) / (Red Kirk and Tennessee Ernie Ford:) Little Juan Pedro – 11-50
F1287 Blue Bonnet Blues / In The Shambles Of My Heart – 11-50
F1372 My Love For You Rolls On Like The World / Solitary Blues – 02-51
F1445 Honey Costs Money / Sowing Teardrops – 03-51
F1591 Drifting Texas Sand / Alone – 06-51
F1790 Freight Train Breakdown / I'll Save My Heart For You – 09-51
CL 13599 Feed 'Em In The Mornin' Blues [Tennesse Ernie Ford] / Little Juan Pedro [T.E. Ford nd Ernie Kirk] - 11-51 (UK issue)
RCA Victor (1952-53)
47-4568 Down South / I've Turned A Gadabout - 52
47-4669 Stop Your Gamblin‘ / There’s A Blue Sky Way Out Yonder - 52
47-5149 Hit And Run Lover / Five Star President – 02-53 (Bb ad January 31)
47-5287 Wanderin' Eyes / Country Way – 04-53 (Bb ad May 9)
47-5412 Caribbean / As God Is My Witness – 09-53

 

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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.
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
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