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Thursday, August 19, 2010

Arkie Shibley



Jesse Lee Shibley, *21-09-1914 Van Buren, AR, +09-1975
3rd version
by Dick Grant, Phil Tricker, Al Turner, Wayne Russell and Menno Smith, Adam Komorowski, Terry E. Gordon, Bill Davis, Udo Frank, Jim Hilmar, Marc Coulavin, Fred Shibley, Steve Hathaway, Dennis Flannigan
SESSIONS

1948 Hollywood, CA -Arkie Shibley and His Mountain Dew Boys (Jesse Lee "Arkie" Shibley [rh gt], Leon Kelley [ld gt], Jackie Hays [bass/banjo])
001 I’M A LONE LITTLE GYPSY The Mae Mae 76
002 TIP TOP SPECIAL The Mae Mae 76
THE MAE-MAE label was owned by HAL SARB Associates
1948 Hollywood, CA -Arkie Shibley and His Mountain Dew Boys (Jesse Lee "Arkie" Shibley [rh gt], Leon Kelley [ld gt], Jackie Hays [bass/banjo])
003 TOO LONG GONE The Mae Mae 77
004 BLUE KELLY BOOGIE -instr.- 77/Collector CLCD-2856
1948 Hollywood, CA -Arkie Shibley and His Mountain Dew Boys (Jesse Lee "Arkie" Shibley [rh gt], Leon Kelley [vcl/ld gt], Jackie Hays [bass/banjo])
005 ARKIE‘S TALKING BLUE Mae Mae 78
006 APPLE DUMPLING (WASHINGTON STATE APPLE SONG)  Mae Mae 78
ca 1948 poss. Hollywood, CA -Arkie Shibley and His Mountain Dew Boys (Jesse Lee "Arkie" Shibley [rh gt], Leon Kelley [ld gt], Jackie Hays [bass/banjo], Phil Gregon [fiddle])
007 RAGTIME ANNIE The Mae Mae 83
008 MUDDY ROAD TO TEXAS 83
ca. Fall 1950 Hollywood, CA -Arkie Shibley and His Mountain Dew Boys (Jesse Lee "Arkie" Shibley [vcl-1/rh gt], Leon Kelley [vcl -2/ld gt], Jackie Hays [bass/banjo], Phil Gregon [fiddle]) [masters purchased by 4 Star]
009 MD-1/3863? MOUNTAIN DEW STOMP -instr.- Mt.Dew MD-102 104/CLD-2856
010 MD-2/3857 HOT ROD RACE -1-2 45-MD-101 Gilt Edge 45-MD-101 5021/Old Timey LP-122 CLCD 2856 BCD 16876 Orbit CD-5903 Acrobat ACMCD-4033 Cactus CD-100
011 MD-3/3861? THOSE TEAR DROPS Mt. Dew MD-102 MD-103
012 MD-4/3856 I‘M LIVING ALONE WIH AN OLD LOVE -2 Mountain Dew 45-MD-101 Gilt Edge 45-MD-101 5021
Master Nos. MD-1/MD-3 were issued back to back on Mt. Dew 103/104.
MT. DEW 103/104 erroniously credited to ARTIE SHIBLEY and HIS MOUNTAIN DEW BOYS.
BEAR FAMILY BCD-16876 is titled “THAT’LL GLAT GIT IT, Vol.25” (FOUR STAR).
ORBIT CD-5903 is titled “ROVK N ROLL DANCE PARTY COUNTRY STYLE, Vol.3”.
CACTUS CD-100 is titled “HOT ROD RACE HILLBILLY STYLE”
ACROBAT ACMCD-4033 is titled “ROOTS OF ROCKABILLY” Vol.1. 1950”.
ca. October 1950 Hollywood, CA -Arkie Shibley and His Mountain Dew Boys (Jesse Lee "Arkie" Shibley [vcl/rh gt], Leon Kelley [ld gt], Jackie Hays [bass/banjo], Phil Gregon [fiddle])
013 3855 FIDDLE BOOGIE -instr.- Mt.Dew MD-103/CLCD-2856
014 3856-A FIVE STRING BANJO MARCH -instr.- MD-105 5065 ET-106/CLCD 2856
015 3858 ALASKA Gilt Edge T-5
016 3859 UNCLE SAM HAS CALLED MY NUMBER 5036 T-5
017 3860 BLUE GUITAR RAMBLE -instr.- 5078 T 8 ET-114/CLCD 2856 Apex 76018
018 3862 THIS FEELING YOU BROUGHT OVER ME Mt.Dew MD-103 Gilt Edge 5047
019 3864 MY BEAUTIFUL WASHINGTON ROSE 5054 ET-102
APEX 76018 (1964, CAN)
ca. December 1950 or January 1951 Hollywood, CA – Arkie Shibley and Mountain Dew Boys (Jesse Lee "Arkie" Shibley [vcl/rh gt], Leon Kelley [ld gt], Jackie Hays [bass/banjo], Phil Gregon [fiddle])
020 3985 I WISH I WAS SOMEBODY'S ROSE 5030/CLCD 2856 BCD 16876
021 3986 HOT ROD RACE NO.2 5030/CLCD 2856 Cactus CD-100
022 3987 ARKIE MEETS THE JUDGE [HOT ROD RACE NO.3] 5036/CLCD 2856 Cactus CD-100
023 3988 ARKIE'S TALKING BLUES 5078 T 8 ET-114/CLCD 2856 Apex 76018
ca January 1951 Hollywood, CA – Arkie Shibley and Mountain Dew Boys (Jesse Lee "Arkie" Shibley [vcl/rh gt], Leon Kelley [ld gt], Jackie Hays [bass/banjo], Phil Gregon [fiddle])
024 3993 HOT ROD RACE NO.5 (THE KID IN THE DOEL A) 5054 ET-102/CLCD 2856
025 3994 ARKIE‘S LETTER FROM HOME 5065 ET-106/CLCD 2856
026 3995? (3991?) SMOKEY MOUNTAINS HILLS OF TENNESSEE Mt.Dew MD-105
027 3996 THE GUY IN THE MERCURY – HOT ROD RACE NO.4 5047/CLCD 2856 Cactus CD-100
ca. January 1952 prob. Hollywood, CA - Arkie Shibley and The Mountain Dew Boys (unknown musicians)
028 6083 DUSTY BLOSSOM BOOGIE -instr.- 5089 T 11/White Label WLP-2801 CLCD 2856
029 6084 HOT WOODPECKER RAG -instr.- MD-106 5072 T-37/White Label WLP-2801 CLCD 2856
030 6085 unknown title MD-107
031 6086 BEAUTIFUL COERD'S ALENE MD-106 T-37/White Label WLP-2830 CLCD 2856
032 6087 SHORE LEAVE 5059 ET-104/White Label WLP-2816 CLCD 2856
033 6088 unknown title MD-107
034 6089 GUITAR HOEDOWN 5059 ET-104/White Label WKP-2802 CLCD 2856
035 6090 THREE DAY PASS 5072 ET-108
ca. October 1952 Hollywood, CA - Arkie Shibley and The Mountain Dew Boys (unknown musicians)
036 6198-C RIVER SPOKANE Mt. Dew 45-MD-107
037 6199-C HARDTIMES IN ARKANSAS 5089 T 11 45-MD-107/CLCD 2856
ca.  The Mountain Dew Boys&Late 1952 prob. Hollywood, CA - Arkie Shibley  (Jesse Lee "Arkie" Shibley [vcl-1/rh gt], Jack Akers [vcl-2/?], Bob Akers [vcl-2/?])
038 6230 IT GREAVES MY LONELY HEART -1 Mt. Dew MD-108
039 6231 ALL BECAUSE OF YOU -instr.- MD-108
039A ALL BECAUSE OF YOU -2 unissued
The label of MT.DEW MD-108 credits the vocal on “ALL BECAUSE OF YOU” to the AKERS BROTHERS, however,“ALL BECAUSE OF YOU” on MT. DEW MD-108 is an UNKNOWN instrumental. It can therefore safely be assumed that the recording actually exists.
ca. February 1953 prob. Hollywood, CA - Arkie Shibley (unknown musicians)
040 3997? DEAR JUDGE Blue Ribbon 3S-23, Mt. Dew MD-104/Collector CLCD-2856
041 PLAYING DOMINOES AND SHOOTING DICE Blue Ribbon 3S-23/White Label WLP-2809 Collector CLCD-2856
1959 Spokane, WA - Leon Kelly and The Rhythm Rockers
042 YOU PUT MY HEART INTO ORBIT Space 45-795/CLCD 2856
043 ROCKAWAY 45-795/CLCD-2856
ca. Fall 1959 prob. Hollywood, CA - Arkie Shibley (unknown musicians)
044 7051-K PICK PICK PICKIN‘ (MY GUITAR) 1737x45/CLCD 2856 BCD 16876
045 7052-K I’M A POOR OAKIE 1737x45/CLCD 2856 BCD 16876
ca. fall 1960 prob. Hollywood, CA - Arkie Shibley
046 7068 SOMETHINGS GOING ON IN THE HOUSE NEXT DOOR 1746X45
047 7069 IN MY TRAVELS 1746X45

ALBUMS
Collector [NED] CLCD 2856 Hot Rod Race
: Hot Rod Race, Pt. 1; Shore Leave; Blue Guitar Gamble; I'm a Poor Oakie; Hot Rod Race, Pt. 2; Blue Kelly Boogie; Pick-Pick-Pickin' (On My Old Guitar); Guitar Hoedown; Playing Dominoes and Shooting Dice; Hard Times in Arkansas; Dusty Blossom Boogie; Arkie Meets the Judge-Hot Rod Race, Pt. 3; Beautiful Coer'd Alene; Fiddle Boogie; Arkie's Talking Blues; Arkie's Letter from Home; Five String Banjo March; I Wish I Was Somebody's Rose; Hot Rod Race, Pt. 4 (The Guy in the Mercury); Hot Woodpecker Rag; Dear Judge; Mountain Dew Stomp; Hot Rod Race, Pt. 5 (The Kid in the Model A); Rockaway; You Put My Heart in Orbit - 97

SINGLES
The Mae Mae (1948)
76 I’m A Lone Little Gypsy / Tip Top Special - 48
77 Too Long Gone / Blue Kelly Boogie – 48
78 Arkie‘s Talking Blue / Apple Dumpling (Washington State Apple Song) - 48
83 Ragtime Annie / Muddy Road To Texas - 49
Mountain Dew (1950)
45-MD-101 Hot Rod Race / I'm Living Alone With An Old Love - ca 11-50
MD-102 Mountain Dew Stomp / Those Tear Drops - 50
MD-103 Fiddle Boogie This Feeling You Brought Over Me - 51
MD-104 Mountain Dew Stomp / Dear Judge - 51
MD-105 Smokey Mountain Hills Of Tennessee / Five String Banjo March
MD-106 Hot Woodpecker Rag / Beautiful Coeur D' Alene – 52
45-MD-107 River Spokane / Hardtimes In Arkansas - 52
MD-108 It Grieves My Lobely Heart / All Because Of You
Gilt Edge (1950-52)
GE-5021 Hot Rod Race / I'm Living Alone With An Old Love - 10-50 (rev. Oct. 28; same as MD-101, also as Gilt Edge MD-101 in 12-50)
GE-5030 I Wish I Was Somebody's Rose / Hot Rod Race No. 2 - 02-51  (rev. Feb. 10)
GE-5036 Uncle Sam Has Called My Number / Arkie Meets The Judge (Hot Rod Race No.3) – ca 05-51
5047 This Feeling You Brought Over Me / The Guy In The Mercury (Hot Rod Race No.4) – ca 10-51
5054 My Beautiful Washington Rose / The Kid In The Model "A"(Hot Rod Race No. 5) – ca 12-51
5059 Shore Leave / Guitar Hoedown – ca 02-52
5065 Five String Banjo March / Arkie's Letter From Home – ca 05-52
5072 Hot Woodpecker Rag / Three Day Pass – ca 09-52
5078 Blue Guitar Ramble / Arkie's Talking Blues – ca 12-52 (also on Gilt Edge T-8)
T 5 Uncle Sam Has Called My Number / Alaska
5089 Dusty Blossom Boogie / Hard Times In Arkansas – ca 03-54 (alsp on Gilt Edge T-11)
T 37 Beautiful Coeur D' Alene / Hot Woodpecker Rag
Blue Ribbon
3S-23 Dear Judge / Playing Dominoes And Shooting Dice - 53
Space [Starday Custom] (1959) Leon Kelly
45-795 You Put My heart Into Orbit / Rockaway - 08-59
4-Star (1959-60)
1737x45 Pick Pick Pickin' (My Guitar) / I'm A poor Oakie – 12-59
1746x45 House Next Door / In My Travels – ca. 12-60 (possibly unissued)
 
 

1 comment:

  1. You're missing Shibley's MAE-MAE 78 A/B sides. Side A, Arkie's Talking Blue (different version, about Bremerton, Washington & trying to get on the radio there), and, "Apple Dumpling (Washington State Apple Song)" Leon Kelly (sic)-v.

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