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Friday, December 10, 2010

Curly Chalker

Harold Lee Chalker, *22-10-1931 Enterprise, AL, +30-04-1998
By Mario Manciotti, Praguefrank
SESSIONS
April 1966 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Curly Chalker (Curly Chalker [steel], Jerry Shook [gt], Bobby Dyson/Billy Linneman [bass], Willie Ackerman/Jimmy Stewart [drums], Bill Pursell [piano]. Producer: Pete Drake)
001 THE RACE IS ON CBS 2633/Columbia CS-9396 Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
002 YOU DON’T KNOW ME Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
003 WELCOME TO MY WORLD Columbia CS-9396 Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
004 WOLVERTON MOUNTAIN Columbia CS-9396 Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
005 MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY Columbia CS-9396 Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
006 TIPPY TOEING Columbia CS-9396 Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
007 CRYING TIME Columbia CS-9396 Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
008 BORN TO LOSE Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
009 KING OF THE ROAD Columbia CS-9396 Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
010 A THING CALLED SADNESS CBS 2633/Columbia CS-9396 Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
011 TOGETHER AGAIN Columbia CS-9396 Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
012 MANSION ON THE HILL Columbia CS-9396 Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
013 THESE BOOTS ARE MADE FOR WALKIN' Columbia CS-9396 Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
31 January 1971 Jack Clement Recording Studio, 3102 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN - Curly Chalker [steel] (Harold Bradley [ld/rh gt], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Farrell Morris [percussion], Bee Gee Cruser [piano] + strings + horns. Producer: Tom Bradshaw)
014 FOR ONCE IN MY LOVE Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
015 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
016 IF Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
017 WATCH WHAT HAPPENS Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
018 THEME FROM LOVE STORY Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
019 UP UP AND AWAY Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
020 MERCY MERCY MERCY Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
021 LOOK OF LOVE Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
022 DANNY BOY Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
023 CAN'T BUY MY LOVE Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
024 SOMETHING Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
025 GENTLE ON MY MIND Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12
ca 1974 Bradley’s Barn, Bender’s Ferry Road, Mount Juliet, TN – Curly Chalker (Curly Chalker [steel/gt], Bobby Caldwell pgt], Bill Adair [bass], Bill Harris/Bob G. White [drums], Don Sheffield [trumpet], Rex Peer [trombone]. Producer: DeWitt Scott)
026 BLUES BYE Midland MD-3
027 THE SHADOW OF YOUR SMILE Midland MD-3
028 BACK HOME AGAIN IN INDIANA Midland MD-3
029 PAPER CUPS Midland MD-3
030 ODE TO BILLIE JOE Midland MD-3
031 STEELING THE BLUES Midland MD-3
032 TENDERLY Midland MD-3
033 SONG OF THE WANDERER Midland MD-3
034 LONG BLACK LIMOUSINE Midland MD-3
035 SEVEN TO COME Midland MD-3
ca 1976 Bradley’s Barn, Bender’s Ferry Road, Mount Juliet, TN – Curly Chalker (Curly Chalker [steel], Pete Wade [gt], Harold Bradley [gt], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Bee Gee Kruse/Ron Oakes [piano], Charlie McCoy [harmonica]. Producer: Sam Charters)
036 EARLY MORNING RAIN GNPS-2099
037 SUNDOWN GNPS-2099
038 IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND GNPS-2099
039 POOR LITTLE ALLISON GNPS-2099
040 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP GNPS-2099
041 COTTON JENNY GNPS-2099
042 SUNNY SIDE OF LIFE GNPS-2099
043 ALBERTA BOUND GNPS-2099
044 SECOND CUP OF COFFEE GNPS-2099
045 CAREFREE HIGHWAY GNPS-2099
1976 PS Studios, Chicago, IL – Four Giants Of Swing (Curly Chalker [steel], Jethro Burns [mandolin], Joe Venuti [violin], Eldon Shamblin [gt])
F01 TAKE THE A-TRAIN Flying Fish FF-035
F02 SATIN DOLL Flying Fish FF-035
F03 SOPHISTICATED LADY Flying Fish FF-035
F04 C-JAM BLUES Flying Fish FF-035
F05 THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER YOU Flying Fish FF-035
F06 LIMEHOUSE BLUES Flying Fish FF-035
F07 S'WONDERFUL Flying Fish FF-035
F08 SUMMERTIME Flying Fish FF-035
F09 LADY BE GOOD Flying Fish FF-035
F10 RHAPSODY IN BLUE/I GOT RHYTHM Flying Fish FF-035
F11 CARAVAN Flying Fish FF-035
1976 [live] The Longhorn Ballroom, Dallas, TX – Curly Chalker & Julian Tharpe
Unknown tracks for duet album with Julian Tharpe
1976 Dallas, TX –and Curly Chalker
046 TWELVE MIDNIGHT
047 COTTONTAIL BLUES
048 LONESOME ROAD
The tracks above were individually recorded also by Lloyd Green, Doug Jernigan, Julian Tharpe, Jimmy Day, Speedy West, Buddy Emmons, Hal Rugg, Maurice Anderson on this session
ca 1984 unknown – Curly Chalker
049 I DON’T BELIEVE I’LL FALL IN LOVE TODAY Steel Guitar CC #2
050 SILVER WINGS Steel Guitar CC #2
051 SATIN DOLL Steel Guitar CC #2
052 PAPER ROSES Steel Guitar CC #2
053 MY FUNNY VALENTINE Steel Guitar CC #2
054 BUBBLES IN MY BEER Steel Guitar CC #2
055 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN Steel Guitar CC #2
056 GREEN GREEN GRASS OF HOME Steel Guitar CC #2
057 DON’T IT MAKE YOUR BROWN EYES BLUE Steel Guitar CC #2
058 GEORGIA Steel Guitar CC #2
059 HOUSTON Steel Guitar CC #2

ALBUMS
Columbia CL-2596/CS-9396 Big Hits On Big Steel: The Race Is On; Welcome To My World; Wolverton Mountain; Make The World Go Away; Tippy Toeing; Crying Time; King Of The Road; A Thing Called Sadness; Together Again; Mansion On The Hill; These Boots Are Made For Walkin' – 12-66
Midland MD-3 More Ways To Play: Blues Bye; Shadow Of Your Smile; Back Home Again In Indiana; Paper Cups; Ode To Billie Joe; Steeling The Blues; Tenderly; Song Of The Wanderer; Long Black Limousine; Seven To Come - 74
GNP Crescendo GNPS-2099 Nashville Sundown: Early Morning Rain; Sundown; If You Could Read My Mind; Poor Little Allison; Talking In Your Sleep; Cotton Jenny; Sunny Side Of Life; Alberta Bound; Second Cup Of Coffee; Carefree Highway - 76
Steel Guitar Record Club No. 12 Counterpoint: For Once In My Love; Bridge Over Troubled Water; If; Watch What Happens; Theme From Love Story; Up Up And Away; Mercy Mercy Mercy; Look Of Love; Danny Boy; Can't Buy My Love; Something; Gentle On My Mind; The Race Is On; You Don’t Know Me; Welcome To My World; Wolverton Mountain; Make The World Go Away; Tippy Toeing; Crying Time; Born To Lose; King Of The Road; A Thing Called Sadness; Together Again; Mansion On The Hill; These Boots Are Made For Walkin' – 77 (double)
Flying Fish FF-035 S' Wonderful: Take The A-Train; Satin Doll; Sophisticated Lady; C-Jam Blues; There Will Never Be Another You; Limehouse Blues; S'wonderful; Summertime; Lady Be Good; Rhapsody In Blue/I Got Rhythm; Caravan – 77 Four Giants Of Swing
Steel Guitar Cassette Ckub # 2 Curly Chalker’s “Nevada Breaks“: I Don’t Believe I’ll Fall In Love Today; Silver Wings; Satin Doll; Paper Roses; My Funny Valentine; Bubbles In My Beer; Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain; Green Green Grass Of Home; Don’t It Make Your Brown Eyes Blue; Georgia; Houston – 84 (cassette only)
Dave Burley’s Productions ?: CD from live session in Dallas, 1976, details unknown – 03-10 w. Julian Tharpe
Dave Burley’s Productions ? It’s The First Time: Twelve Midnight (8:38), Cottontail Blues, (14:51), Lonesome Road, 20:47) – 10 Lloyd Green, Doug Jernigan, Julian Tharpe, Jimmy Day, Speedy West, Buddy Emmons, Hal Rugg, Maurice Anderson and Curly Chalker - each steel guitarist with their own interpretations (album was probably originally issued in the 1970s)


SINGLES
Columbia
CBS 2633 The Race Is On / A Thing Called Sadness – ca 66 (released in Europe)

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