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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Melvin Price (Mel Price)


By Al Turner, Philip J.Tricker, John Burton, Dave Sax (in Hillbilly Researcher No.12), Thieu Van De Vorst, Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti, Carl LaFong
SESSIONS

1949 or 1950 unknown – Melvin Price and The Santa Fe Rangers (Melvin Price [vcl/poss. fiddle-1], poss. Little Sharon Lee [hmny vcl-2], Bill Smith [ld gt], prob. Bob Fluharty [rh gt], Merritt Murphy [steel], Ernie Seiler [bass])
001 R 1098 WHAT A WAY TO SAY YOU LOVE ME Regal 5068/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
002 R 1099 YOU TORE YOUR PANTS 5070/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
003 R 1100 SHIPS WITH PURPLE BANDS -1-2 5070/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
004 R 1101 THE GAME OF BREAKING HEARTS 5068/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
1950 unknown – Melvin Price and The Santa Fe Rangers (Melvin Price [vcl], Bill Smith [ld gt], prob. Bob Fluharty [rh gt], Merritt Murphy [steel], Ernie Seiler [bass])
005 R 1169 A HEART OF STONE 5069//HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
006 R 1170 FOR YOU MY LOVE 5069/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
1950 or 1951 unknown – Melvin Price and The Santa Fe Rangers (Bob Fluharty [vcl/rh gt], Bill Smith [ld gt], Merritt Murphy [steel], Ernie Seiler [bass], Melvin Price [fiddle], ? [piano])
007 R 1494 I CAN’T HELP IT (IF I’M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU) RFD 5081/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
008 R 1495 HOWLING AT THE MOON RFD 5081/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
009 R 1496 I HATE MYSELF RFD 5080 Blue Hen 201
010 R 1497 DON’T STAY TOO LONG RFD 5080 Blue Hen 201
1951 or 52 unknown – Mel Price and His Santa Fe Rangers
011 WITHOUT YOU Coleman CR 02
012 I ALWAYS MAKE YOU CRY CR 02
1952 unknown – Mel Price and His Santa Fe Rangers
013 OP 185 I’VE GOT NEWS FOR YOU Santa Fe OP 131/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
014 OP 186 I’LL NEVER LOVE ANOTHER OP 131/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
August 1954 unknown, TX – Melvin Price and His Santa Fe Rangers
015 ST-2194 THE PLACE THAT KILLS Starday 45-186/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
016 ST-2195 MAYBE IT'S BECAUSE I LOVE YOU 45-186/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
1954 unknown – Mel Price and His Santa Fe Rangers (Mel Price [vcl/gt], prob. Bob Fluharty [gt], poss. Gene Long [steel], Kenny Fairbanks [bass])
017 E4KB-2491 I KNOW THAT I’VE LOST YOU Blue Hen 3006 201 Rm 1000/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
018 E4KB-2492 NOTHING SEEMS TO GO RIGHT ANYMORE 3006 201 Rm 1000/White Label WLP-2802 /HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
1955 unknown – Mel Price and His Santa Fe Rangers (Mel Price [vcl/gt], prob. Bob Fluharty [gt], poss. Gene Long [steel], Kenny Fairbanks [bass])
019 RM 105 IF I COULD ONLY HAVE JUST YOU Blue Hen 3006 202a Rm 1001/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
020 RM 106 BILL BAILEY Blue Hen 3007b 202a Rm 1001/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
021 RM 107 PLEADING Blue Hen 3006a 202b Rm 107/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
022 RM 108 I ALWAYS MAKE YOU CRY Blue Hen 3006a 203b Rm 108/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
1955 unknown – Mel Price and His Santa Fe Rangers (Mel Price [vcl/gt], prob. Bob Fluharty [gt], poss. Gene Long [steel], Kenny Fairbanks [bass])
023 RM 113A/EB 2538 I AIN’T GOT THE TIME Blue Hen 208 Rm 113/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
024 RM 113B/EB 2539 NO HALF WAY LOVE 208 Rm 113/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
ca. late 1955 poss. Gold Star Recording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX - Melvin Price and His Santa Fe Rangers
027 ST-2385 ONE MAN’S LOVE Starday 45-226/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
028 ST-2386 GONNA SEE MY BABY 45-226/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
1957 unknown, TX – Mel Price and His Santa Fe Rangers
029 I MISS YOU SO Starday 45-637/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
030 MIDNIGHT WHISTLE BLUES 45-637/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
ca. March 1959 unknown - Mel Price,* and His Santa Fe Rangers
031 2877 JAILED* Dixie 45-887/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
032 2878 UNTIL Dixie 45-2016/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
033 2879 I’M IN LOVE WITH A GEISHA GIRL* Dixie 45-887/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
034 2880 LITTLE DOG BLUES 45-2016/Ace CH 24/HBR CD 012 BACM CD D 338
Fall 1964 unknown – Mel Price
035 SoN 11881 SAN ANTONIO ROSE Redwing 1001
036 SoN 11882 MEMORIES OF FRANCE 1001
ca 1966 unknown – Mel Price
037 SoN 31161 ONE MAN’S LOVE Redwing 1002
038 SoN 31162 I’LL ALWAYS BE IN LOVE WITH YOU Redwing 1002

ALBUMS
Hillbilly Researcher [UK] HBR CD 012 Mel Price and His Santa Fe Rangers: What A Way To Say You Love Me; You Tore Your Pants; Ships With Purple Hands; The Game Of Breaking Hearts; A Heart Of Stone;  For You My Love; I Can’t Help It (If I’m Still In Love With You); Howling At The Moon; I’ve Got News For You; I’ll Never Love Another; I Know That I’ve Lost You; Nothing Seems To Go Right Anymore; If I Could Only Have Just You; Bill Bailey; Pleading; I Always Make You Cry; I Ain’t Got The Time; No Half Way Love; The Pace That Kills; Maybe It’s Because I Love You; One Man’s Love; Gonna See My Baby; I Miss You So; Midnight Whistle Blues; Jailed; Until; I’m In Love With A Geisha Girl; Little Dog Blues – 0- (oficially issued in 2011 on BACM [UK] CD D 338 The Game Of Broken Hearts)

SINGLES
Regal (1949-50)
5068 What A Way To Say You Love Me / The Game Of Breaking Hearts - 49
5069 A Heart Of Stone / For You My Love – 50 vcl Bob Flaherty
5070 You Tore Your Pants / Ships With Purple Bands - 50
RFD (1951)
5080 I Hate Myself /7 Don’t Stay Too Long -51 (reissued on Blue Hen 201)
5081 I Can’t Help It (If I’m Still In Love With You) / Howling At The Moon – 51
Coleman (ca 1951)
CR 02 Without You / I Always Make You Cry
Santa Fe (1952)
OP 131 I’ve Got News For You / I’ll Never Love Another - 52
Starday (1954)
45-186 The Pace That Kills / Maybe It's Because I Love You - 54
Blue Hen (1954-55)
3006 I Know That I’ve Lost You / Nothing Seems To Go Right Anymore - 54
3006a/3007b Pleading / Bill Bailey  - 55
202a/203b If I Could Only Have Just You / I Always Make You Cry- 55
203 Pleading / I Always Make You Cry - 55
208 I Ain’t Got The Time / No Half Way Love - 55
Starday/*Dixie
45-226 One Man’s Love / Gonna See My Baby - 56
45-637 I Miss You So / Midnight Whistle Blues – 57 (Starday Custom)
*45-2016 Until / Little Dog Blues – 04-59
*48-887 Jailed / I’m In Love With A Geisha Girl – 12-60
Redwing (1964-66)
1001 San Antonio Rose / Memories Of France - 64
1002 One Man’s Love / I’ll Always Be In Love With You - ca 66

 

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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.