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Saturday, January 2, 2010

Ray Kirkland

SESSIONS
by Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti, Kent Heineman

1968 [2 or 3 sessions] poss. Nashville, TN – Ray Kirkland
001 GR-23 ANNIE POVERLY Great 1140
002 IT'S BEEN THAT WAY Great 1140
003 MADE IN JAPAN Musictown 003
004 LET IT RIDE Musictown 003
005 GIRLS ARE LIKE THAT (YEAH THEY ARE) Musictown 008
006 THE OUTCASTS Musictown 008
ca. November 1969 Nashville, TN – Ray Kirkland (Producer: Cliff Willianson)
007 CH-832 TODAY'S TEARDROPS CH-5051
008 CH-833 YOU'RE EVERYWHERE CH-5051
ca. November 1970 Nashville, TN – Ray Kirkland (Producer: Cliff Williamson)
009 CH-1044 LET IT RIDE CH-5121
010 CH-1045 ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT CH-5124
ca. January 1972 Nashville, TN – Ray Kirkland
011 1130 THE BRIGHT LIGHTS WITH HIM CH-5158
012 unknown title CH-5158
ca 1986 Nashville, TN - Ray Kirkland (Bobby Thomson [gt], Carl Jackson [gt/mandolin/banjo], Ray Flacke [el gt], Jerry Douglas [dobro], Bruce Bouton [steel], Charlie Anderson/Scotty Blevins [bass], Ower Hale [drums], Mark O' Connor [fiddle], Glen Duncan [fiddle], Bob Patin [keyboards]. Producer: Carl Jackson)
013 HARD HEARTED KCR-1001
014 BLUE MONDAY KCR-1001
015 MAKES ME WONDER KCR-1001
016 NOTHIN' LAST FOREVER KCR-1001
017 HAVE O GOT BLUES FOR YOU KCR-1001
018 SHE LEFT ME STANDIN' ON THE MOUNTAIN KCR-1001
019 DIXIE'S IN ALABAMA KCR-1001
020 ODE TO ARLENE BROWN KCR-1001
021 CLOSE TO BABY'S ARMS KCR-1001
022 GONE THIS TIME KCR-1001
poss. from sessions above
023 BIG HANDS  KCR-1002 
024 THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND  KCR-1002 
025 GOD BLESS AMERICA AGAIN  KCR-1002 
026 THANK GOD FOR THE USA  KCR-1002 
027 MY COUNTRY TIS OF THEE  KCR-1002 
028 BACK IN THE USA  KCR-1002 
029 TWO HUNDRED YEARS  KCR-1002 
030 THE FIGHTIN' SIDE OF ME  KCR-1002 
031 AMERICAN TRIOLOGY  KCR-1002 
032 AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL  KCR-1002  
2001 unknown - Ray Kirkland (Carl Jackson, Don Rigsby, Randy Kohrs, Eddie Stubbs, Shad Cobb, Michael Cleveland, Larry Cordle & Alecia McRigh. Producer: Carl Jackson).
033 WAY UP ON THE MOUNTAIN RK-1001-CD
034 OLD BRUSH ARBORS RK-1001-CD
035 GATHERING FLOWERS FOR THE MASTER’S BOUQUET RK-1001-CD
036 I’LL MEET YOU IN THE MORNING RK-1001-CD
037 SWING LOW SWEET CHARIOT RK-1001-CD
038 GOD MUST BE A COWBOY RK-1001-CD
039 HAND THAT ROCKS THE CRADLE RK-1001-CD
040 TO MY MANSION IN THE SKY RK-1001-CD
041 JUST STEP AHEAD RK-1001-CD
042 FARTHER ALONG. RK-1001-CD

ALBUMS
KCR KCR-1001 Dixie's In Alabama: Hard Hearted; Blue Monday; Makes Me Wonder; Nothin' Last Forever; Have I Got Blues For You; She Left Me Standin' On The Mountain; Dixie's In Alabama; Ode To Arlene Brown; Close To Baby's Arms; Gone This Time - 86
KCR KCR-1001 Dixie's In Alabama: Hard Hearted; Blue Monday; Makes Me Wonder; Nothin' Last Forever; Have I Got Blues For You; She Left Me Standin' On The Mountain; Dixie's In Alabama; Ode To Arlene Brown; Close To Baby's Arms; Gone This Time – 86  (KCR 1001/1002 issued also as two records set)
KCR KCR-1002 Big Hands:  Big Hands; This Land Is Your Land; God Bless America Again; Thank God For The USA; My Country Tis Of Thee; Back In The USA; Two Hundred Years; The Fightin' Side Of Me; American Triology; America The Beautiful – 86? (KCR 1001/1002 issued also as two records set)

No label RK-1001-CD Old Brush Arbors:Way Up On The Mountain Old Brush Arbors Gathering Flowers For The Master’s Bouquet I’ll Meet You In The Morning Swing Low Sweet Chariot; God Must Be A Cowboy; Hand That Rocks The Cradle; To My Mansion In The Sky; Just Step Ahead; Farther Along - 01

SINGLES
Great / Musictown / Chart (1968-72)
1140 Annie Poverly / It's Been That Way – ca. 68 (released on Great)
003 Made In Japan / Let It Ride – ca. 68
008 Girls Are Like That (Yeah they Are) / The Outcasts – ca. 68
012 Leaning On Your Ever Loving Arms / My Baby's Workin' – ca. 69
CH-5051 Today's Teardrops / You're Everywhere - 01-70
CH-5121 Another Saturday Night / Let It Ride - 01-03-71
CH-5158 The Bright Lights With Him / ? – ca. 03-72 ¨

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.