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Friday, September 17, 2010

Jimmy Swan

2nd version
by Dick Grant

Original Discography appeared in AMERICAN MUSIC MAGAZINE #73 -1997.
SESSIONS

17 April 1952 Radio Station WFOR Studio, Hattiesbur, MS – Jimmy Swan & His Range Riders/*aka Cowboy Jim and His Range Riders (Jimmy Swan [vcl/ac gt], R.B. Mitchell [2nd vcl-1/ld gt], Charley Ward or Roy Lunn [steel], Hilton Giger or Thomas Murphy [bass]. Clayton Parker [fiddle], Howard G. Kelley [whist-3]. Producer: Lillian McMurry)
001 DRC-108/ACA-2210 I HAD A DREAM* -3 Trumpet No. 176 45-176/Bear Family BCD-15758,Cactus TRUMPCD-1
002 DRC-109/ACA-2212 JUKE JOINT MAMA* Trumpet No. 176 45-176/BCD-15758 Cactus TRUMPCD-1
003 DRC-110/ACA-2211 I LOVE YOU SO MUCH -2 Trumpet No. 177 45-177/ BCD-15758
004 DRC-111/ACA-2209 TRIFLIN’ ON ME -2 Trumpet No. 177 45-177/Esoldun RR-2009 BCD-15758 Zomboco CD-8 Jasmine JASMCD-469 Cactus TRUMPCD-1
The above recordings were mastered by ACA in Houston, Texas.
ESOLDUN RR-2009 HILLBILLY BOOGIE & ROCK-A-BILLY (FRA, 1987); BEAR FAMILY BCD-15758 HONKY TONKIN’ IN MISSISSIPPI (GER, 1993); ZOMBOCO CD-8 REAL RARE ROCKABILLY, Vol.8; JASMINE JASMCD-469 ROCK ME: MISSISSIPPI HILLBILLY BOOGIE, BOP & HONKY TONK BLUES (UK, 2008)
January 1953 Radio Station WFOR Studio, Hattiesbur, MS – Jimmy Swan (Jimmy Swan [vcl/ac gt], R.B. Mitchell [ld gt], Charley Ward or Roy Lunn [steel], Hilton Giger or Thomas Murphy [bass], Clayton Parker [fiddle], Howard G. Kelley [?]. Producer: Lillian McMurry)
005 DRC-144/53-S-6026 THE LAST LETTER (FRANK WALKER’S LETTER TO HANK WILLIAMS, JANUARY 1.1953) Trumpet unissued MGM K11450/Bear Family BCD-15758
006 DRC-145/53-S-6027 THE LITTLE CHURCH Trumpet unissued/K11450 BCD-15758
The above recordings were leased by LILLIAN McMURRY to MGM Records.
3 February 1953 ACA Studio, 5520 Washington Ave., Houston, TX – Jimmy Swan/*Jimmy Swan And His Range Riders (Jimmy Swan [vcl/ac gt], R.B. Mitchell [ld gt], Charley Ward [steel], Hilton Giger [bass]. Clayton Parker [fiddle]. Producer: Lillian McMurry)
007 DRC-150/ACA-2432 MARK OF SHAME Trumpet No. 197 45-197/ BCD-15758 Cactus TRUMPCD-1
008 DRC-151/ACA-2433 LOSERS WEEPERS Trumpet No. 197 45-197/ BCD-15758 Cactus TRUMPCD-1
009 DRC-152/ACA-2431 ONE MORE TIME* Trumpet No. 198 No. 45-198/BCD-15758 Cactus TRUMPCD-1
010 DRC-153/ACA-2434 LONESOME DADDY BLUES* Trumpet No. 198 No. 45-198/BCD-15758 Jasmine JASMCD-469 Cactus TRUMPCD-1
CACTUS TRUMPCD-1 TRUMPET RECORDS HILLBILLY
15 September 1955 [19:00-22:00] RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio & Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Jimmy Swan (unknown musicians)
011 55-S-602/55-XY-561 FROST ON THE ROOF MGM K12136/Bear Family BCD-15758
012 55-S-603/55-XY-562 WHY DID YOU CHANGE YOUR MIND MGM K12226/BCD-15758
013 55-S-604/55-XY-563 HEY, BABY, BABY K12226/BCD-15758
014 55-S-605/55-XY-564 IT’S YOUR TURN TO CRY MGM K12136/BCD-15758
18 June 1956 RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio & Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Jimmy Swan (Jimmy Swan [vcl/ac gt], Chester Burton “Chet” Atkins [ld gt], James Clayton “Jimmy” Day [steel], ? [bass], Thomas Lee “Tommy” Jackson Jr. [fiddle], Floyd Cramer [piano])
015 56-S-216/56-XY-325 GOOD AND LONESOME K12495/BCD-15758
016 56-S-217/56-XY-326 COUNTRY CATTIN’ K12348, MGM 2354 147 Bear Family BCD-15758 Big Tone BTCD-5703 BCD-15789 BCD-17022
017 56-S-218/56-XY-327 THE WAY YOU’RE LIVING (IS BREAKING MY HEART) K12348/Bear Family BCD-15758
018 56-S-219/56-XY-328 LONESOME MAN K12495/BCD-15758
MGM 2354-147 MGM ROCKABILLY COLLECTION, Vol.2 (UK, 1981); BIG TONE BTCD-5703 MGM ROCKABILLY, Vol.1 (1993); BEAR FAMILY BCD-15789 THAT’LL FLAT GET IT!, Vol.7. ROCKABILLY FROM THE VAULTS OF MGM RECORDS (GER, 1996); BEAR FAMILY BCD-17022 PERFECT FOR PARTIES (GER, 2006)
28 December 1959 poss. Nashville, TN – Jimmy Swan & The Sons Of The South (unknown musicians)
019 108505 I LOVE YOU TOO MUCH Decca unissued/BCD-15758
020 108506 DON’T CONCEAL YOUR WEDDING RING Decca 9-31043/ BCD-15758
021 108507 NO ONE LOVES A BROKEN HEART 9-31043/ BCD-15758
022 108508 IT TAKES A LONESOME MAN unissued/ BCD-15758
early 1965 poss. Mobile AL – Jimmy Swan (unknown musicians. Producer: Pee Wee Maddux)
023 1005 HONKY TONKIN’ (IN MISSISSIPPI) JB 102/Bear Family BCD-15758
024 1006 I LOVE YOU TOO MUCH 102/Bear Family BCD-15758
Summer 1965 poss. Mobile AL – Jimmy Swan (unknown musicians. Producer: Pee Wee Maddux)
025 4479 IT TAKES A LONESOME MAN JB 105/Bear Family BCD-15758
026 4480 RATTLESNAKE DADDY 105/Bear Family BCD-15758
1966 poss. Mobile AL – Jimmy Swan (unknown musicians)
027 SoN-32671 ASLEEP IN THE DEEP JB 109/Bear Family BCD-15758
028 SoN-32672 WALKIN’ MY DOG 109/BCD-15758
1969 Angie, LA – Jimmy Swan (unknown musicians. Producers: Hack Kennedy & B.J. Johnson)
029 SoN-60451 GOODBYE AND LONESOME Big Howdy 8107
030 SoN-60452 WHY DID YOU CHANGE YOUR MIND 8107

ALBUMS
Bear Family [GER] CD 15758 Honky Tonkin' in Mississipi:
I Had a Dream; Juke Joint Mama; I Love You Too Much; Triflin' on Me; The Last Letter; The Little Church; Mark of Shame; Losers Weepers; One More Time; Lonesome Daddy Blues; Frost on My Roof; Why Did You Change Your Mind; Hey, Baby, Baby; It's Your Turn to Cry; Good and Lonesome; Country Cattin'; The Way That You're Living; Lonesome Man; I Love You Too Much; Don't Conceal Your Wedding Ring; No One Loves a Broken Heart; It Takes a Lonesome Man; Honky Tonkin' (In Mississippi); I Love You Too Much; It Takes a Lonesome Man; Rattlesnake Daddy; Asleep in the Deep; Walkin' My Dog; Good and Lonesome; Why Did You Change Your Mind – 06-12-93

SINGLES
Trumpet (1952-53)
No. 176*/45-176 Juke Joint Mama / I Had A Dream – 08-52 aka Cowboy Jim (rev. Aug.18), *78 RPM issue
No. 177*/45-177 Triflin' On Me / I Love You Too Much – 08-52
MGM K11450 The Last Letter / The Little Church – 02-53 (masters leased to MGM, rev. Feb. 28)
No. 197*/45-197 Losers Weepers / Mark Of Shame – 06-53 (rev. September 12)
No. 198*/45-198 Lonesome Daddy Blues / One More Time 06-53 (rev. March 13)
MGM (1955-56)
K12136 Frost On My Roof / Its Your Turn To Cry – 11-55 (rev. Dec. 3)
K12226 Hey, Baby, Baby / Why Did You Change Your Mind – 04-56 (rev. Apr. 21)
K12348 Country Cattin' / The Way You're Living – 09-56 (rev. October 6)
K12495 Lonesome Man / Good And Lonesome – 06-67 (rev. June 10)
Decca (1959)
9-31043 No One Loves A Broken Heart / Don't Conceal Your Wedding Ring – 01-60 (rev. Feb. 8)
JB (1965)
102 Honky Tonkin' / I Love You Too Much – 05-65
105 Rattlesnake Daddy / It Takes A Lonesome Man - 65
109 Walkin' My Dog / Asleep In The Deep - 66
Big Howdy (1969)
8107 Good And Lonesome / Why Did You Change Your Mind - 69

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