SESSION DISCOGRAPHY * ALBUMS DISCOGRAPHY * SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY

Country and crossover since 1920s and my favorite artists of all genres too...
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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Bill Browning

2nd version
by Johan Lofstedt, Tapio Vaisainen, Praguefrank

SESSIONS
ca June 1957 unknown – Echo Valley Boys/* Bill Browning & Echo Valley Boys
001 IR-1 RAMBLIN' MAN Island IR 1/2/ RR-2019
002 IR-2 WASH MACHINE BOOGIE Island IR 1/2/RR-2019
003 H8OW-5976 DON'T WAIT TOO LATE*- Island IR 3
004 H8OW-5977 ONE DAY A MONTH* Island IR 3
ca November 1957 unknown – Bill Browning & Echo Valley Boys
005 HO8W-0187 HULA ROCK Island IR 4/5/ RR-2019
006 HO8W-0188 MAKES YOU FEELA SO GOOD Island IR 4/5
1958 unknown – Bill Browning & Echo Valley Boys
007 GONNA BE A FIRE Island no #/RR-2019
008 3137 DOWN IN THE HOLLER WHERE SALLY LIVES Island No # Starday 45-488 / RR-2019
Island No# is a W.W.V.A Jamboree Special EP – 8 songs
1958 unknown – Bill Browning & Echo Valley Boys
009 J8OW-0640 BORNED WITH THE BLUES Island IR 7/ RR-2019
010 J8OW-0641 DARK HOLLOW Island IR 7/ RR-2019
011 J8OW-0642 FIRST PRAYER Island IR 8
012 J8OW-0643 LET THE BIBLE BE YOUR GIDE Island IR 8
ca November 1958 unknown – Bill Browning & Echo Valley Boys
013 JO8W-1280 LAY ME LOW Island IR-10
014 JO8W-1281 BREAKING HEARTS Island IR-10/RR-2019
ca April 1959 unknown - Bill Browning & Echo Valley Boys
015 ST-2903 DARK VALLEY WALLS Starday 45-432
016 ST-2904 DON'T PUSH, DON'T SHOVE 45-432/ RR-2019
1959 unknown - Bill Browning & Echo Valley Boys
017 K8OW-5275 JUST BECAUSE YOU SAY YOUR SORRY Island IR-11
018 K8OW-5276 SINFUL WOMAN Island IR-11/RR-2019
1957/1959 unknown details – Bill Browning
019 ANSWER YOUR TELEPHON RR-2019 WLP-8814
020 LOVE LEFT OVER RR-2019 WLP-8814
From previous Island sessions
January 1960 unknown - Bill Browning & Echo Valley Boys
021 ST-3138 COUNTRY STRINGS Starday 45-488
1964 or 1965 unknown – Bill Browning &The Rascals
022 1262-45-312A LOSER'S BLUES Enola 312
023 1262-45-312B MY DARLING Enola 312
1965 unknown – Bill Browning and the Rhythm Rascals
024 15777 GLASS OF WINE (FOR MY BROKEN HEART) Enola 313
025 15778 BACK AGAINST THE WALL Enola 313
ca 1966 unknown – Bill Browning
026 SHE’S NOT SUCH A BAD GIRL Salem 564
027 LOOKOUT GIRL Salem 564
1967 unknown – Bill Browning
026 1290-45-6701-A DEAR MOM Marbone 45-6701
027 1290-45-6701-B I HEARD THAT TRAIN A COMIN’ Marbone 45-6701
Label owned by Bill Browning in Hurricane, WV, custom label of Midway-Alta
1967 unknown – Bill Browning and The Hi-Landers
028 ARP-2059 I WAS TOUCHED BY THE MASTERS HAND Marbone 45-4733
029 ARP-2060 PRECIOUS MEMORIES Marbone 45-4733
1967 unknown – Bill Browning and The Dark Hollow Boys
030 70626-A MARBONE SWAMP Marbone 70626
031 70626-B IT’S A LONG LONG WAY Marbone 70626
1971 unknown – Bill Browning & The Hilanders
032 GONE ASTRAY Alta LPS-1-71
033 THE CHURCH IS GONE Alta LPS-1-71
034 HOW GREAT THOU ART Alta LPS-1-71
035 I BELIEVE IN JESUS Alta LPS-1-71
036 I'VE BEEN SAVED Alta LPS-1-71
037 TODAY WAS YESTERDAY'S FUTURE Alta LPS-1-71
038 OH LORD, DO YOU REMEMBER ME Alta LPS-1-71
039 SOUL SALVATION Alta LPS-1-71
040 THERE'LL BE SINGING Alta LPS-1-71
041 DON'T WAIT TOO LATE Alta LPS-1-71
1973 unknown – Bill Browning & The Hilanders
042 HE SENT HIS ONLY SON Alta 178
043 PEOPLE Alta 178


ALBUMS
Alta LPS-1-71 Bill Browning & The Hilanders: Gone Astray; The Church Is Gone; How Great Thou Art; I Believe In Jesus; I've Been Saved; ; Today Was Yesterday's Future; Oh Lord, Do You Remember Me; Soul Salvation; There'll Be Singing; Don't Wait Too Late - 71
Esoldun [FRA] RR 2019 Bill Browning: Wash Machine Boogie; Answer Your Telephone; Sinful Woman; Love Left Over; Borned With The Blues; Ramblin' Man; Don't Push Don't Shove; Down In The Holler Where Sally Lives; Breaking Hearts*;Gonna Be A Fire; Dark Hollow; Hula Rock – 87 (*Breaking Hearts is actually by “the right” Bill Browning, originally released on Island IR-10. Bill “Zekie” Browning had a song out with the same title on Lucky 0001)


SINGLES
Island (1957-8, 1960)
IR-1/2 Ramblin' Man / Wash Machine Boogie – 08-57
IR-3 Don't Wait Too Late / One Day A Month – 08-57
IR-4/5 Hula Rock / Makes You Feela So Good – 12-57
IR-7 Borned With The Blues / Dark Hollow – 03-58
IR-8 First Prayer / Let The Bible Be Your Guide – 58 (rev. April 21)
IR-10 Breaking Hearts / Lay Me Low – 12-58
IR-11 Sinful Woman / Just Because You Say Your Sorry – 04-60
(EP)
W.W.V.A. JAMBOREE RECORD: [Bill Browning:] Gonna Be A Fire; Down In The Holler Where Sally Lives; [Cook Brothers:] Juke Box Play For Me; You Gotta Go / [Buddy Durham:] You're Just Like A Baby; Ida Red Rock; [Hardrock Gunter:] Birmingham Bounce; Rock-A-Bop Baby - 58 (MX: J8OH-7543/7544)
Starday (1959-60)
45-432 Don't Push Don't Shove / Dark Valley Walls – 04-59
45-488 Down In The Hollow / Country Strings – 03-60
Enola (1964-65)
312 Loser's Blues / My Darling – 64 or 65
313 Glass Of Wine (For My Broken Heart) / Back Against The Wall – 65
Salem (ca 1966)
564 She’s Not Such A Bad Girl / Lookout Girl – ca 66
Marbone (1967)
45-4733 I Was Touched By The Masters Hand / Precious Memories – 67
70626 Marbone Swamp / It’s A Long Long Way – 67
45-6701 Dear Mom / I Heard That Train A Comin’ – 67
Alta (1971-73) w. the Hi-Landers
178 He Sent His Only Son / People - 73

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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.