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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Merrill E. Moore

2nd version
By Michel Ruppli, Marc Alesina, Mario Manciotti, Dik deHeer, Praguefrank

SESSIONS
also recorded with Tommy Sands
12 May 1952 [no. 2626] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA - Merrill Moore (Merrill E. Moore [vcl/piano], Jimmie Widener [rh gt], Jack Carpeter [steel], Monty Gibson [bass], Johnny Stokes [drums], Johnny Dushel [tiple/fiddle-1]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
001 10067-18 THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS Capitol unissued-lost
002 10068-28 CORRINE CORRINA-1 Capitol F2226/EMB-3392 BDL-2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
003 10086-16 BIG BUG BOOGIE F2226/EMB-3392 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
004 10087-4 SADDLE BOOGIE CAPS 1009 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
26 January 1953 [no. 2902] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA - Merrill Moore (Merrill E. Moore [vcl/piano], Jimmie Widener [rh gt], Jack Carpeter [steel], Monty Gibson [bass], Johnny Stokes [drums], Johnny Dushel [tiple]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
005 11065-11 BARTENDER'S BLUES F2386/EMB-3392 BDL-2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
006 11066-14 HARD TOP RACE F3226/EMB-3392 BDL 2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
007 11067-20 RED LIGHT F2386/EMB-3392 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
16 July 1953 [no. 3090] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA - Merrill Moore (Merrill E. Moore [vcl/piano], Jimmie Widener [rh gt], Jack Carpeter [steel], Monty Gibson [bass], Johnny Stokes [drums], Johnny Dushel [tiple]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
008 10067-18 THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS F2574/EMB 3392 BDL 2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
009 11668-17 SNATCHIN' AND GRABBIN' F2691/EMB-3394 BDL 2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
010 11669-12 BELL BOTTOM BOOGIE F2574/EMB-3392 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
011 11670-7 SWEET JENNY LEE F2691/EMB-3394 BDL 2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
29 December 1953 [no. 3277] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA - Merrill Moore (Merrill E. Moore [vcl/piano], Jimmie Widener [rh gt], Jack Carpenter [steel], Bernie Rogers [bass], Johnny Stokes [drums], Johnny Dushel [tiple]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
012 12196-10 FLY RIGHT BOOGIE F2796/EMB-3392 BDL 2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
013 12197-12 NOLA BOOGIE –instr.- EAP1-600/ BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
014 12198-7 (IT’S) A ONE WAY DOOR F3140/EMB 3394 BDL 2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
015 12199-8 I THINK I LOVE YOU TOO unissued/ BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
3 March 1954 [no. 3355] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA - Merrill Moore (Merrill E. Moore [vcl/piano], Jimmie Widener [rh gt], Jack Carpenter [steel], Bernie Rogers [bass], Johnny Stokes [drums], Johnny Dushel [tiple]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
016 12434-11 NOLA BOOGIE –instr.- F2796/EMB-3392 BDL 2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
017 12435-13 FIVE FOOT TWO, EYES OF BLUE F3226/EMB-3394 BDL 2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
018 12436-6 DOGGIE HOSUE BOOGIE F2924/EMB-3392 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
019 12437-7 TEN TEN A.M. F2924/EMB-3394 BDL 2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
1 March 1955 [no. 3647] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA - Merrill E. Moore - Merrill Moore (Merrill E. Moore [vcl/piano], Jimmie Widener [rh gt], Jack Carpenter [steel], Bernie Rogers [bass], Johnny Stokes [drums], Johnny Dushel [tiple]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
020 13399-14 COW COW BOOGIE F3034/EMB-3394 BDL 2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
021 13400-19 BOOGIE MY BLUES AWAY unissued/CAPS 1009 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
022 13401-8 YES, INDEED F3140/EMB-3394 BDL 2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051 [take-1] BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
023 13402-9 ROCK-ROCKOLA F3034/EMB-3392 BDL 2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
12 October 1955 [no. 4022] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA - Merrill Moore (Merrill E. Moore [vcl/piano], Jimmy Bryant [el gt], Roy Lanham [rh gt], Speedy West [steel], Red Wooten [bass], Roy Harte drums]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
024 14621-7 COOING TO THE WRONG PIGEON F3311/EMB-3394 BDL 2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
025 14622-13 GOTTA GIMME WHAT'CHA GOT F3536/EMB-3394 BDL 2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
026 14623-11 DOWN THE ROAD A PIECE F3311/EMB-3394 BDL 2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
027 14624-3 SHE’S GONE F3536/EMB-3394 BDL 2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
14 March 1956 [no. 4256] Capitol Recording Studio A, 1750 North Vine St., Hollywood 28, CA - Merrill Moore (Merrill E. Moore [vcl/piano], Cliffie Stone’s Orchestra: Jimmy Bryant [el gt], ? [gt], Roy Lanham [rh gt], Speedy West [steel], Marty Korb [bass], Roy Harte [drums]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
028 15136-11 ROCK ISLAND LINE F3397/EMB-3392 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
029 15137 KING PORTER STOMP F3397/EMB-3394 BCD-15502 BDL 2011
18 February 1957 [no. 4809] Capitol Recording Studio A, 1750 North Vine St., Hollywood, CA - Merrill Moore (Merrill E. Moore [vcl/piano], Jimmy Bryant [el gt], Roy Lanham [rh gt], Speedy West [steel], Marty Korb [bass], Roy Harte [drums]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
030 16593-9 BUTTERMILK BABY F3788/EMB-3394 BDL 2011 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
031 16594-11 NURSERY RHYME BLUES F3788/EMB-3392 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
032 16595-14 BARREL HOUSE BESSIE F3721/EMB-3392 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
033 16596-9 TUCK ME TO SLEEP IN MY OLD 'TUCKY HOME F3721/EMB-3392 BCD-15502 ACRCD-4051
15 August 1958 [no. 7253] Capitol Recording Studio A, 1750 North Vine St., Hollywood, CA - Merrill Moore (Merrill E. Moore [piano], Cameron Hill [gt], ? [rh gt], Morty Korb [bass], Ted Kovar [drums]. Producer: Buck Stapleton) [*overdub session October]
034 30109-9 MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC* unissued/BCD-15502
035 30110-20 SUN VALLEY WALK unissued/BCD-15502
036 30111-9 BACK HOME IN INDIANA unissued/BCD-15502
23 September 1958 [no. 7277] Capitol Recording Studio A, 1750 North Vine St., Hollywood, CA -Merrill Moore (Merrill E. Moore [piano], Howard Roberts [gt], ? [rh gt], Morty Korb [bass], Ted Kovar [drums]. Producer: Buck Stapleton)
037 30171-3 SOUTH unissued
038 30172-9 SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY unissued/BCD-15502
039 30173-10 SHANTY IN OLD SHANTY TOWN unissued/BCD-15502
040 30174-9 SWEET GEORGIA BROWN unissued/BCD-15502
041 30186-3 MOORE BLUES unissued/BCD-15502 [take-2] unissued
7 October 1958 [no. 7303] Capitol Recording Studio A, 1750 North Vine St., Hollywood, CA - Merrill Moore (Merrill E. Moore [piano], Cameron Hill [gt], ? [rh gt], Morty Korb [bass], Ted Kovar [drums]. Producer: Buck Stapleton) [*overdub session ca October 8, info unknown]
042 30274-6 NOBODY’S SWEETHEART unissued/BCD-15502
043 30275-5 JUMPIN’ AT THE WOODSIDE unissued/BCD-15502
044 30276-8 SOMEBODY STOLE MY GAL unissued/BCD-15502 [*overdubed – take-9] unissued
ca. 8 October 1958 [no. 7307] Capitol Recording Studio A, 1750 North Vine St., Hollywood, CA - Merrill Moore (Merrill E. Moore [piano], Cameron Hill [gt], ? [rh gt], Morty Korb [bass], Ted Kovar [drums]. Producer: Buck Stapleton)
045 30304-8 LAZY RIVER unissued/BCD-15502
3/4 March 1969 Harnony Recording Studio, Los Angeles, CA - Merrill E. Moore (Merrill E. Moore [piano], Bill Sampson [gt], Jimmy Bryant [gt/fiddle], Johnny Davis [steel], Bill Graham [bass gt], Mike Johnson [drums], Bob Henkle [sax])
046 THE HOUSE OF BLUE LIGHTS B&C CAS-1001
047 WABASH BLUES B&C CAS-1001
048 KANSAS CITY B&C CAS-1001
049 BORN TO LOSE B&C CAS-1001
050 TEXAS IN MY SOUL B&C CAS-1001
051 BRING ME SUNSHINE B&C CAS-1001
052 SWEET MAMA TREE TOP TALL B&C CAS-1001
053 RELEASE ME B&C CAS-1001
054 LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL B&C CAS-1001
055 SHE WON’T LET ME FORGET HER B&C CAS-1001
056 WABASH CANNON BALL B&C CAS-1001
057 LITTLE GREEN APPLES B&C CAS-1001

ALBUMS
Ember [UK] EMB-3392 Bellyfull Of Blue Thunder: House Of Blue Lights; Rock Rock Ola; Flyright Boogie; Corrine Corrina; Hard Top Race; Bartender's Blues; Tuck Me To Sleep In My Old 'Tucky Home; Red Light; Bell Bottom Boogie; Big Bug Boogie; Barrel House Bessie; Rock Island Line; Nursery Rhyme Blues; Doggie Hosue Blues - 67
Ember [UK] EMB-3394 Rough House 88: Buttermilk Baby; Ten Ten A.M.; Cow Cow Boogie; Sweet Jenny Lee; Five Foot Two Eyes Of Blue; It's A One Way Door; Down The Road A Piece; Gotta Gimme What'cha Got; Nola Boogie; King Porter Stomp; Yes Indeed; She's Gone; Cooing To The Wrong Pigeon; Snatchin' And Grabbin' – ca 68
B & C [UK] CAS-1001 Tree Top Tall: House Of Blue Lights; Wabash Blues; Kansas City; Born To Lose; Texas In My Soul; Bring Me Sunshine; Sweet Mama Tree Top Tall; Release Me; Let The Good Times Roll; She Won`t Let Me Forget Her' Wabash Cannon Ball; Little Green Apple - 69
Bulldog [UK] BDL-2011 20 Golden Pieces: Buttermilk Baby; Ten, Ten A.M.; Cow Cow Boogie; Sweet Jenny Lee; Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue; It's A One Way Door; Down The Road A Piece; Gotta Gimme What'cha Got; Nola Boogie; King Porter Stomp; Yes Indeed; She's Gone; Snatchin' And Grabbin'; Cooing To The Wrong Pigeon; House Of Blue Lights; Rock Rockola; Fly Right Boogie; Corina Corina; Hard Top Race; Bartender's Blues – 82
Bear Family BCD-15502 Boogie My Blues Away: Rock-Rock Ola; House Of Blue Lights; Big Bug Boogie; Saddle Boogie; Corrine Corrina; Red Light; Bartender's Blues; Hard Top Race; Nola Boogie (Ep Version); Bell Bottom Boogie; Doggie House Boogie; Sweet Jenny Lee; Fly Right Boogie; One Way Door; Snatchin' And Grabbin'; I Think I Love You; Ten, Ten A.M.; Noloa Boogie; Yes Indeed; Yes Indeed (Unissued); Five Foot Two Eyes Of Blue; Cow Cow Boogie; Boogie My Blues Away; Rock Island Line; King Porter Stomp; Cooing To The Wrong Pigeon; She's Gone; Down The Road A Piece; Gotta Gimme What ' Cha Got; Nursery Rhyme Blues; Buttermilk Blues; Barrel House Boogie; Tuck Me To Sleep In My Old 'Tucky Home; Music Music Music; Valley Walk; Lazy River Sun; Back Home Indiana; South; Shanty In Old Shanty Town; Sweet Georgis Brown; Nobody's Sweetheart; Jumpin' At The Woodside; Somebody Stole My Gal; Moore Blues; Sentimental – 11-90 (double)
Acrobat ACRCD-4051 The House Of Blue Light: Corrine Corrina; Big Bug Boogie; Saddle Boogie; Bartender's Blues; Hard Top Race; Red Light; The House Of Blue Lights; Snatchin' And Grabbin'; Bell Bottom Boogie; Sweet Jennie Lee; Fly Right Boogie; Nola Boogie [EP Version]; (It's A) One Way Door; I Think I Love You Too; Nola Boogie; Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue; Doggie House Boogie; Ten Ten Am; Cow Cow Boogie; Boogie My Blues Away; Yes Indeed; Rock-Rockola; Yes Indeed [Alternate Take]; Cooing To The Wrong Pigeon; Gotta Gimme What'cha Got; Down The Road Apiece; She's Gone; Rock Island Line; King Porter Stomp; Buttermilk Baby; Nursery Rhyme Blues; Barrel House Bessie; Tuck Me To Sleep In My Old – 11-08

SINGLES
Capitol (1952-58)
F2226 Corrine Corina / Big Bug Boogie - 09-52
F2386 Bartender's Blues / Red Light – 07-03-53
F2574 Bell Bottom Boogie / The House Of Blue Lights - 09-53
F2691 Sweet Jeannie Lee / Snatchin' And Grabbin' – 12-53
F2796 Fly Right Boogie / Nola Boogie - 04-54
F2924 Doggie House Blues / Ten Ten A.M. - 09-54
F3034 Rock-Rock Ola / Cow Cow Boogie - 01-55
F3140 Yes, Indeed / One Way Door - 05-55
F3226 Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue / Hard Top Race – 09-55
F3311 Cooing To The Wrong Pigeon / Down The Road A Piece - 01-56
F3397 Rock Island Line / King Porter Stomp - 04-56
F3536 Gotta Gimme What'cha Got / She's Gone - 10-56
F3721 Barrel House Bessie / Tuck Me To Sleep In My Old 'Tucky Home - 05-57
F3788 Buttermilk Baby / Nursery Rhyme Blues - 09-57
(EPs)
EPA 1-608 The House Of Blue Lights / Red Light / Nola / Cow Cow Boogie - 56

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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.