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Sunday, December 12, 2010

Gene Martin

3rd versionBy Praguefrank, Kurt Rokitta, Mario Manciotti (also with help of http://rcs-discography.com/rcs/artist.php?key=mart4000) 
SESSIONS

1955 unknown – Gene Martin
001 LOVER'S RHAPSODY Big Town 120
002 WORK WITH IT 120
ca August 1957 poss. Bakersfield, CA – Gene Martin
003 I WOULDN’T GIVE A NICKEL Bakersfield 126 /Classics 724
004 CRYING ON THE OUTSIDE Bakersfield 126
CLASSICS 724 JUST AROUND BAKERSFIELD (SWE, 2009)
ca early 1958 unknown – Gene Martin
005 PAIR OF EMPTY ARMS Bakersfield 132
006 MAKE IT SOON 132
October 1958 RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St. Nashville, TN – Gene Martin
007 J2-WB-6924 BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY
008 J2-WB-6925 WHO-WA
009 J2-WB-6926 WALKIN' DOWN THE ROAD
1959 unknown – Gene Martin
010 SO 608 BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY Look 1001
011 SO 609 MY DATE WITH YOU LAST NIGHT Look 1001
ca late 1950s or early 1960s unknown, CA – Gene Martin
012 707 YOU TAKE HER HOME Redfern 708
013 708 LET’S MOAN Redfern 708
ca. Deceber 1962 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Gene Martin
014 HUGLEY WEAVER:INTRODUCTION /WEATHER FORECAST/TAKE ME BACK TO CRAIGROCK/CORNSTARK WILLY: JUST BECAUSE Starday SLP-226 
015 FLATT and SCRUGGS: ROLL IN MY SWEET BABY’S ARMS Starday SLP-226 
016 THE BLUEGRASSMEN:BLUEGRASS DARLING Starday SLP-226 
017 WAYNE RANEY: GREENBACK DOLLAR/HUGHLEY WEAVER:  I'LL BE BACK WHEN I RETURN, LITTLE DARLING Starday SLP-226 
018 HUGHLEY WEAVER: BACKSTAGE AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY/ERNEST TUBB: SHOW HER LOTS OF GOLD/ HANK SNOW: I’M MOVING ON Starday SLP-226 
019 WEBB PIERCE: SLOWLY/JOHNNY CASH: I WALK THE LINE Starday SLP-226 
COWBOY COPAS: ALABAM/TEX RITTER: RED RIVER SWEETHEART Starday SLP-226 
020 EDDY ARNOLD: DOBRO DARLING/BILL MONROE: LITTLE DARLING/ROY ACUFF: THE ACUFF CAVE – 63 IMPERSONATIONS OF MENTIONED ARTISTS, ALL TRACKS BY GENE MARTIN]
Impersonations of mentioned artists, all tracks by Gene Martin, recorded before the live audience
January 1963 prob. RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN – Gene Martin
021 PPA4-0081 BIRMINGHAM JAIL Reader’s Digest RD-9M RDS 44 RDA 12-A
022 PPA4-0082 SAN ANTONIO ROSE  Reader’s Digest RD-9M RDS 44 RDA 12-A
023 PPA4-0083 WABASH CANNON BALL Reader’s Digest RD-9M RDS 44 RDA 12-A
024 PPA4-0084 THE WRECK OF THE OLD 97 Reader’s Digest RD-9M RDS 44 RDA 12-A
025 PPA4-0085 CURLY HEADED BABY Reader’s Digest RD-9M RDS 44 RDA 12-A                   
026 PPA4-0086 FRANKIE AND JOHNNY Reader’s Digest RD-9M RDS 44 RDA 12-A
ca. June 1963 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - June Stearns and Gene Martin
027 ST-6402 THREE SIDES TO THE STORY 639/SLP-274
028 ST-6403 FAMILY MAN 660
029 ST-6404 JUST ANOTHER SONG 639
STARDAY SLP-274 THE COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL (1963)
July 1963 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - June Stearns and Gene Martin
030 ST-6494 SLIPPIN' AROUND 7012
July 1963 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - June Stearns and Gene Martin
031 ST-6497 WE'VE GOT THINGS IN COMMON 660
December 1963 RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN or Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Gene Martin
032 PWA4-0591 ROLL ALONG KENTUCKY MOON Reader’s Digest RD 9M
033 PWA4-0592 WAITING FOR A TRAIN Reader’s Digest RD 9M
034 PWA4-0593 MULE SKINNER BLUES Reader’s Digest RD 9M
035 PWA4-0594 MISS THE MISSISSIPPI AND YOU Reader’s Digest RD 9M
036 PWA4-0595 "T" FOR TEXAS Reader’s Digest RD 9M
037 PWA4-0596 BRAKEMAN'S BLUES Reader’s Digest RD 9M
ca 1964 unknown – Gene Martin
038 102A CHERRY PIE Barbary Coast 1000
039 102B DANG ME Barbary Coast 1000



ALBUMS
Starday SLP-226 Country and Western Confidential/A Backstage Expose
: HUGLEY WEAVER:Introduction /Weather Forecast/Take Me Back To Craigrock/CORNSTARK WILLY: Just Because; FLATT and SCRUGGS: Roll In My Sweet Baby’s Arms; THE BLUEGRASSMEN:Bluegrass Darling; WAYNE RANEY: Greenback Dollar/HUGHLEY WEAVER:  I'll Be Back When I Return, Little Darling; HUGHLEY WEAVER: Backstage At The Grand Ole Opry/ERNEST TUBB: Show Her Lots Of Gold/ HANK SNOW: I’m Moving On; WEBB PIERCE: Slowly/JOHNNY CASH: I Walk The Line; COWBOY COPAS: Alabam/TEX RITTER: Red River Sweetheart; EDDY ARNOLD: Dobro Darling/BILL MONROE: Little Darling/ROY ACUFF: The Acuff Cave – 63 (Impersonations of mentioned artists, all tracks by Gene Martin]
Reader’s Digest RD-9M Country and Western Music Jamboree: Birmingham Jail; San Antonio Rose; Wabash Cannon Ball; The Wreck Of The Old 97; Curly Headed Baby; Frankie And Johnny; Roll Along Kentucky Moon; Waiting For A Train; Mule Skinner Blues; Miss The Mississippi And You; T For Texas; Brakeman's Blues – 63 (9 album set, only Gene Martin Tracks listed. A part reissued on 3 LPs on  RDA-12A in 1964 and RDS 44  in 1968)

SINGLESBig Town (1955)
120 Lover's Rhapsody / Work With It - 55


Bakersfield (1957)
126 I Wouldn’t Give A Nickel / Crying On The Outside – 09-57 (rev. Oct. 7)
132 Pair Of Empty Arms / Make It Soon - 02-58
Look (1959)
1001 Break It To Me Gently / My Date With You Last Night – 07-59 (rev. Aug. 3)
Redfern (unknown)
708 Let’s Moan / You Take Her Home
Starday (1963-)
639 Just Another Song / Three Sides To the Story – 07-63 w. June Stearns
660 Family man / We've Got Things In Common – 01-64 w. June Stearns
7012 Slipping Around (w. June Stearns) / (Willis Brothers:) The Wild Side Of Life – 64
Barbary Coast (ca 1964)
1000 Cherry Pie / Dang Me – ca 64
Kanwic (unknown) possibly different person
HFS-216 [Gene Martin And The Renegades:] Honky Tonk / [Vern Harris And The Renegades:] Pretty Eyes

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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
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