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Thursday, September 2, 2010

Tommy Kizziah

By Mario Manciotti, Praguefrank
SESSIONS
1951 unknown – Tommy Kizziah And His West Coast Ramblers (Tommy Kizziah [vcl-1/gt], Eddie Zunk [vcl-2/gt], Evelyn Martin [vcl-3/steel], Buddy Simmons [vcl-3/bass/fiddle], prob. Jack Kizziah [bass/fiddle], Johnny Reece [drums], Ed Whittaker [fiddle])
001 OP-117 LOOK UP UNITED NATIONS -1 West Coast OP-114/TRS
002 OP-118 I’M WAITING FOR YOU -1 OP-114 4-Star X-75/TRS
003 OP-119 TOO MUCH LIGHT IN MY EYES -3 OP-115/TRS
004 OP-130 LONG TOM BOOGIE –instr.- OP-115/TRS
005 OP-130RE LONG TOM BOOGIE –instr.- 4-Star X-30/ET-111 WLP-2806 TRS
X-75 credited to Long Tom Kizziah
ca July 1951 unknown – Tommy Kizziah And His West Coast Ramblers (Tommy Kizziah [vcl/gt], prob. Eddie Zunk [gt], Evelyn Martin [steel], Buddy Simmons [bass/fiddle], prob. Jack Kizziah [bass/fiddle], Johnny Reece [drums], Ed Whittaker [fiddle])
006 5072 SHE JUST STOOD AROUND (‘CAUSE SHE COULDN’T SIT DOWN) X 30/TRS
ca June 1952 unknown – Tommy Kizziah And His West Coast Ramblers (Tommy Kizziah [vcl/gt], prob. Eddie Zunk [gt], Evelyn Martin [steel], Buddy Simmons [bass/fiddle], prob. Jack Kizziah [bass/fiddle], Johnny Reece [drums], Ed Whittaker [fiddle])
007 6140 PRETTY LITTLE GIRL X-53/TRS
008 6141 RAMBLER’S BOOGIE –instr.- X-53/ET-112 TRS
ca March 1953 unknown – Long Tom Kizziah And His West Coast Ramblers (Tommy Kizziah [vcl/gt], prob. Eddie Zunk [gt], Evelyn Martin [steel], Buddy Simmons [bass/fiddle], prob. Jack Kizziah [bass/fiddle], Johnny Reece [drums], Ed Whittaker [fiddle])
009 6282 SLEEPY LITTLE REDHEAD X-75/TRS
ca early 1954 unknown – Tommy Kizziah & His West Coast Ramblers (Tommy Kizziah [gt], prob. Eddie Zunk [gt], Evelyn Martin [steel], Buddy Simmons [vcl-1/bass/fiddle], prob. Jack Kizziah [bass/fiddle], Johnny Reece [drums], Ed Whittaker [fiddle])
010 OP-328 WHITTAKER RAG –instr.- Pearl OP_202/WLP-2830 TRS
011 OP-329 TWO TIMING KING Pearl OP-203/TRS
012 OP-330 I’M CRYIN‘ MY HEART OUR FOR YOU Pearl OP-203/TRS
013 OP-331 WHEN THE ANGELS SMILE DOWN FROM ABOVE -1 Pearl OP-202/TRS
West Coast & Pearl Records was 4-Star custom labels
Unknown info (various sessions) – Tommy Kizziah & His West Coast Ramblers (Tommy Kizziah [ld vcl/ld gt/rh gt], Eddie Zunk [ld vcl/rh gt], Evelyn Kinnee [ld vcl/steel], Glenn Smith [ld gt], Louis Woods [ld gt], Ray (Skip) Montee [steel]. Buddy Simmons [vcl/bass gt], prob. Jack Kizziah [bass/fiddle], Johnny Reece [drums], Ed Whittaker [fiddle], Smiley Burnett [piano-1])
014 COTTON TAIL STOMP TRS
015 I‘M WAITING FOR YOU -1 TRS
016 ANGELA SMILE DOWN FROM ABOVE TRS
017 WHAT DO YOU SAY WE GET TOGETHER TRS
018 IN THIS HOUSE TRS
019 KEEP OUR COUNTRY FREE TRS Bear Family BCD 16070
Bear Family BCD 16070 NEXT STOP IS VIETNAM (13 CD, 2010)
1968 unknown – Tommy Kizziah & His West Coast Ramblers (musicians similar as above)
020 UNITED NATIONS TRS

ALBUMS
The Recording Shop & Amber Lane Records no # Tommy Kizziah & His West Coast Ramblers:
Long Tom Boogie; Crying My heart Out; Sleepy Little Redhead; When I First Laid My Eyes On You Cotton Tail Stomp; Pretty Little Girl; I’m Waiting For You (w. Smiley Burnett); She Just Stood Around; Rambler’s Boogie; Angels Smile Down From Above; What Do You Say We Get Together; I’m Waiting For You; Two Timing Kind; Whittaker Rag; Too Much Light In My Eyes; United Nations; Keep Our Country Free; In This House; United Nations (1968); Long Tom Boogie - 04

SINGLES
4 Star (West Coast, Pearl) (1951-54)
OP-114 Look Up United Nations / I’m Waiting For You – 51 (West Coast)
OP-115 Too Much Light In My Eyes / Long Tom Boogie – 51 (West Coast)
X-30 Long Tom Boogie / She Just Stood Around (Because She Couldn't Sit Down) – 51
X-53 Pretty Little Girl / Rambler's Boogie – 52
X-75 Sleepy Little Redhead / I'm Waiting For You [Eddie Zunk] – 53
OP-202 When The Angels Smile Down From Above / Whittaker Rag – 54 (Pearl)
OP-203 Two Timing King Pearl / I’m Cryin‘ My Heart Our For You - 54 (Pearl)

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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.