SESSION DISCOGRAPHY * ALBUMS DISCOGRAPHY * SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY

Country and crossover since 1920s and my favorite artists of all genres too...
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Thursday, January 21, 2010

Marijohn Wilkin

*14-07-1920 Kemp, TX - +28-10-2008
by Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst, Vladimir Pikora
SESSIONS
25 August 1959 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Marijohn Wilkin aka Marion & The Jacks
001 CO 62932/OB 1942? BARBARA ALLEN Columbia 4-41501 /Harmony HS-11079
002 CO 62933/OB 1943? WHAT CAN I DO TO PLEASE YOU 4-41501
14 January 1960 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Marijohn Wilkin aka Marion & The Jacks
003 CO 64055/OB 2047? WAYFARING BLUES 4-41561
004 CO 64056/OB 2048? CARMEL BY THE SEA 4-41561
18 January 1960 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Marijohn Wilkin aka Marion & The Jacks
005 CO 64368/OB 2058? WABASH CANNON BALL Columbia 4-41726/Harmony HS-11079
18 or 20 January 1960 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Marijohn Wilkin aka Marion & The Jacks (masters CO 64365/7 + 64374/76 – one unissued tracks probably recorded on these sessions)
NEW SAN ANTONIO ROSE Harmony HS-11079
PRISONER'S SONG Harmony HS-11079
WHEN MY BLUE MOON TURNS TO GOLD AGAIN Harmony HS-11079
SLOW POKE Harmony HS-11079
MEXICALI ROSE Harmony HS-11079
20 January 1960 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Marijohn Wilkin aka Marion & The Jacks
009 CO 64372/OB 2063? TROUBLE IN MIND 4-41645/Harmony HS-11079
010 CO 64373/OB 2064? PISTOL PACKIN' MAMA 4-41645/Harmony HS-11079
013 CO 64377/OB 2067? COLD, COLD HEART 4-41726/Harmony HS-11079
6 July 1960 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Marijohn Wilkin
014 CO 64993/OB 2235? WHIP-POOR-WILL 4-41826
015 CO 64994/OB 2236? IF YOU'RE SURE 4-41826
11 January 1961 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Marijohn Wilkin
016 CO 65990/OB 2374? HIGHER THAN HIGH 4-41966
017 CO 65991/OB 2375? SPARKS 4-41966
1961 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Marijohn Wilkin
018 JOHNNY IS MY DARLING Columbia CS-8441
019 SOUTHERN SOLDIER BOY Columbia CS-8441
020 OH FREEDOM! Columbia CS-8441
021 AURA LEE Columbia CS-8441
022 WADE IN THE WATER Columbia CS-8441
023 MARY DON'T YOU WEEP Columbia CS-8441
024 BATTLE OF SHILOH Columbia CS-8441
025 SLAVERY CHAIN DONE BROKE AT LAST Columbia CS-8441
026 WEEPING SAD AND LONELY Columbia CS-8441
027 TRUE AT LAST Columbia CS-8441
028 TWO BROTHERS Columbia CS-8441
029 WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME Columbia CS-8441
ca April 1966 unknown - Marijohn Wilkin aka Romy Spain
030 MB-21112 NEVER RIGHT, ALWAYS WRONG Dot 45-16894/DLP-25822
031 MB-21113 TAKE GOOD CARE OF THIS MEMORY Dot DLP-25822
ca. November 1966 unknown – Marijohn Wilkin aka Romy Spain
032 MB-21906 AFTER THE HURT IS GONE 45-16989/DLP-25822
033 MB-21907 SORRY ABOUT THAT 45-16989/DLP-25822
btw November 1966/May 1967 unknown – Marijohn Wilkin aka Romy Spain
034 SOUL OF A SINGER Dot DLP-25822
035 AM I LOSING YOU Dot DLP-25822
036 GUILTY Dot DLP-25822
037 IS GOODBYE THAT EASY Dot DLP-25822
ca. January 1967 unknown – Romy Spain
038 MB-22065 UP, UP AND AWAY Dot 45-17011/DLP-25822
039 MB-22066 DON'T LET THE DOOR KNOB HIT YOU 45-17066/DLP-25822
ca. May 1967 unknown – Romy Spain
040 MB-22271 WHAT WOULD YOU DO Dot 45-17034/DLP-25822
041 MB-22272 I'D RATHER BE SORRY Dot 45-17034/DLP-25822
1974 Sound Spectrum Recordings Inc., House Of Cash, 700 Johnny Cash Parkway, Hendersonville, TN - Marijohn Willin [vcl/piano] (John Buck Wilkin [gt], John Drummond [gt], Joe Allen/Joe Zinkan [bass], Ron Peterson [percussion], Jim Buchanan [violin/drums], Jerry Smith [piano] + Laverna Moore, Rick Powell [bck vcl]. Producer: Marijohn Wilkin)
042 ONE DAY AT A TIME Myrrh MSA-6537
043 IT ALL BELONGS TO THE FATHER MS-149/MSA-6537
044 SCARS IN THE HANDS OF JESUS MSA-6537
045 GOD IS LOVE MS-149/MSA-6537
046 BEHOLD THE MAN MSA-6537
047 NEARLY 2 000 YEARS AGO MSA-6537
048 SPEAK LOUDER MSA-6537
049 WITHOUT YOU MSA-6537
050 TRIAL TRIP MSA-6537
051 I HAVE RETURNED MSA-6537
1975 Sound Spectrum Recordings Inc., House Of Cash, 700 Johnny Cash Parkway, Hendersonville, TN - Marijohn Wilkin (Marijohn Wilkin [vcl/piano], Fred Carter Jr [ac gt/dobro]. Ron Peterson [ac gt], Steve Shaffer [bass], Jerry Garrigan [drums], Johnny Gimble [fiddle], Lisa Silver [fiddle], Jerry Smith [piano], Don Sheffield [trumpet], Laverna Moore, Ronnie Drake, Bergen White [bck vcl]. Producer: Marijohn Wilkin)
052 BACK IN THE FOLD MSA-6549
053 REST ME, JESUS MSA-6549
054 HERE I AM MSA-6549
055 OLD LITTLE HOME TOWN MSA-6549
056 HE IS GOD MSA-6549
057 HIS KIND OF LOVE MSA-6549
058 IT'S A BRAND NEW WORLD MSA-6549
059 HE IS MSA-6549
060 GIVE IT AWAY MSA-6549
061 HE'S BEEN THROUGH IT TOO MSA-6549
062 WHERE I'M GOING MSA-6549
1976 Sound Spectrum Recordings Inc., House Of Cash, 700 Johnny Cash Parkway, Hendersonville, TN - Marijohn Wilkin Marijohn Wilkin [vcl/piano], Leo Jackson [ac/rh gt], Fred Carter [ac/el gt], Bill Humble/Steve Schaeffer [el bass],Jim Wolfe [drums], Farrell Morris [percussion], Roy Christensen [cello], Stephanie Woolfe, George Binkley, Carl Gorodetsky,Shelly Kurland [violin], Marvin Chantry, Gary Van Osdale [viola], Cindy Reynolds [harp], Jerry Smith [piano], Robert E. Mulloy [organ], Don Sheffield [trumpet] + The Jordanaires.Producer: Marijohn Wilkin)
063 REACH UP AND TOUCH GOD'S HAND MSA-6559
064 LORD HOW DID IT FEEL MSA-6559
065 YOU STILL THE TROUBLED WATERS MSA-6559
066 SO MUCH TO THANK THEE FOR MSA-6549
067 LIVING TREE MSA-6559
068 LET THE SPIRIT WORK IN SILENCE MSA-6559
069 HOW OLD WERE YOU MSA-6559
070 LIVING SERMON FOR THEE MSA-6559
071 FOLLOW THE JESUS SIGN MSA-6559
072 THOUGHTS OF JESUS MSA-6559
073 WOULD YOU DO THE SAME FOR HIM MSA-6559
074 LET YOUR LIGHT SO SHINE MSA-6559
1977 Sound Spectrum Recordings Inc., House Of Cash, 700 Johnny Cash Parkway, Hendersonville, TN - Marijohn Wilkin (Marijohn Wilkin [solo vcl-1],Dudley Blakeney[solo -2], Sheldon Curry [solo -3], Bill McGraw [solo-4]; Fred Carter, Leo Jackson [gt], Steve Schaffer [bass], Kenny Malone [drums], Jerry Smith [piano] + Young Church Singers :Denise Griffith, Wanda Herron, Debbie Hall, Ginny Jorden, Sheldon Curry, Paul Smith, Dudley Blakeney, Bill Mcgraw. Poducer: Marijohn Wilkin,Charles F.Brown)
075 NOT BECAUSE HE DIED FOR ME WSB-8772
000 HE SPENT MOST OF HIS LIFE ON THE CROSS -2 WSB-8772
076 WHEN WE ALL GO HOME -1 WSB-8772
077 HEAVENLY LANGUAGE OF LOVE WSB-8772
000 WE TALK A LOT, MY LORD AND I -2 Word WSB-8772
000 THANK YOU LORD FOR CREATING ME -3 WSB-8772
078 IN GETHSEMANE ALONE -1,4 WSB-8772
079 ISN'T IT WONDERFUL WHAT GOD CAN DO WSB-8772
000 UNTIL THEY FIND YOU-2 WSB 8772
080 I FELT THE HOLY SPIRIT FALL ON ME WSB-8772
1978 Sound Spectrum Recordings Inc., House Of Cash, 700 Johnny Cash Parkway, Hendersonville, TN - Marijohn Wilkin (Marijohn Wilkin [vcl], Leo Jackson, Fred Carter [ac/rh gt], Fred Carter [el gt/dobro], Johnny Gimble [mandolin], Bill Humble/Steve Shaffer [bass], Kenny Malone/Farrell Morris [drums], Buddy Spicher/Johnny Gimble [fiddle], Jerry Smith [piano/organ], Farrell Morris [vibes/marimba], Charlie McCoy [harmonica], Don Sheffield, Doug Yoder [trumpet]. Producer: Marijohn Wilkin)
081 BARNSTORMIN' Day Spring DST-4008
082 DAY OLD BREAD AND LOVE DST-4008
083 PRETTY IS AS PRETTY DOES DST-4008
084 MAKE READY HE'S COMIN' HOME DST-4008
085 BRAND NEW SONG DST-4008
086 I DIDN'T STOP DANCIN' DST-4008
087 THANK YOU LORD FOR CREATING ME DST-4008
088 NOT BECAUSE HE DIED FOR ME DST-4008
089 UNTIL THEY FIND YOU DST-4008
090 LORD LET ME LEAVE A SONG DST-4008
1982 Marty Robbins Studio, Nashville, TN/Music City Recorders, Nashville, TN/The Music Mill, Nashville, TN/Soundshop, Nashville, TN – Marijohn Wilkin (Marijohn Wilkin [vcl], Leo Jackson [ac/rh gt], Fred Newell [el gt], Stu Basore [steel], Bill Humble/Steve Schaffer [bass], Byron Metcalfe [drums], Byron Metcalfe [percussion], Charlie Miller/Walt Cunningham/Gary Primm/Buck Wilkin/Garland Craft [keyboards], Don Sheffield [trumpet] + Strings Arranged By Billy Strange: Shelly Kurland, Carl Gorodetzky, George Binkley, Chris Teal, Dennis Molchan, Conni Mccollister, Marvin Chantry, Gary Van Osdale, Roy Christensen, Davis Boyle + Laverna Moore, Marti Garlow, Ron Peterson, Louis Nunley, Gordon Stoker, Herman Harper [bck vcl]. Producer: Marijohn Wilkin, Andy Dimartino)
091 ONE DAY AT A TIME Message Music MM-1009/Moon Shine MS 70035
092 THE MIGHTY HILLS OF GOD Moon Shine MS 70035
093 SPEAK YOUR MIND SWEET JESUS Moon Shine MS 70035
094 HE LOVED ME ENOUGH Moon Shine MS 70035
095 IN GETHSEMANE ALONE Moon Shine MS 70035
096 A LITTLE BIT OF JESUS Moon Shine MS 70035
097 THE HARDEST TIME OF ALL Message Music MM-1009/Moon Shine MS 70035
098 I BELIEVE I BELIEVE Moon Shine MS 70035
099 MICHAEL Moon Shine MS 70035
100 WE ARE ONE Moon Shine MS 70035


ALBUMS
Harmony HS-11079 Country & Western Songs That Sold A Million:
Wabash Cannon Ball; Cold, Cold Heart; New San Antonio Rose; Barbara Allen; Prisoner's Song; Pistol Packin' Mama; Trouble In Mind; When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again; Slow Poke; Mexicali Rose - 12-59 as by Marion & The Jacks
Columbia CL-1641/CS-8441 Ballads Of The Blue And Gray: Johnny Is My Darling; Southern Soldier Boy; Oh Freedom!; Aura Lee; Wade In The Water; Mary Don't You Weep; Battle Of Shiloh; Slavery Chain Done Broke At Last; Weeping Sad And Lonely; True At Last; Two Brothers; When Johnny Comes Marching Home - 61

Dot DLP-3822/DLP-25822 The Soul Of A Singer: Soul of a Singer; Am I Losing You; What Would You Do; Never Right; After the Hurt Is Gone; Don't Let That Doorknob Hit You; I'd Rather Be Sorry; Guilty; Take Good Care Of This Memory; Is Goodbye That Easy; Up, Up And Away; Sorry About That - 67 as by Romy Spain
Myrrh MSA-6537 I Have Returned: One Day At A Time; It All Belongs To The Father; Scars In The Hands Of Jesus; God Is Love; Behold The Man; Nearly 2 000 Years Ago; Speak Louder; Without You; Trial Trip; I Have Returned - 75
Myrrh MSA-6549 Where I'm Going: Back In The Fold; Rest Me, Jesus; Here I Am; Old Little Home Town; He Is God; His Kind Of Love; It's A Brand New World; He Is; Give It Away; He's Been Through It Too; Where I'm Going - 75
Myrrh MSA-6559 Reach Up And Touch God's Hand: Reach Up And Touch God's Hand; Lord How Did It Feel; You Still The Troubled Waters; So Much To Thank Thee For; Living Tree; Let The Spirit Work In Silence; How Old Were You; Living Sermon For Thee; Follow The Jesus Sign; Thoughts Of Jesus; Would You Do The Same For Him; Let Your Light So Shine - 76
Word WSB-8772 Isn't It Wonderful: We Talk A Lot, My Lord And I; Not Because He Died For Me; He Spent Most Of His Life On The Cross; When We All Go Home; Heavenly Language Of Love; Thank You Lord For Creating Me; In Gethsemane Alone; Isn't It Wonderful What God Can Do; Until They Find You; I Felt The Holy Spirit Fall On Me - 77
Day Spring DST-4008 Lord, Let Me Leave A Song: Barnstormin'; Day Old Bread And Love; Pretty Is As Pretty Does; Make Ready He's Comin' Home; Brand New Song; I Didn't Stop Dancin'; Thank You Lord For Creating Me; Not Because He Died For Me; Until They Find You; Lord Let Me Leave A Song - 78
Moon Shine MOO-70035 Little Bit Of Jesus: One Day At A Time; The Mighty Hills Of God; Speak Your Mind Sweet Jesus; He Loved Me Enough; In Gethsemane Alone; A Little Bit Of Jesus; The Hardest Time Of All; I Believe I Believe; Michael;We Are One - 82

SINGLES
Columbia (1959-61)
4-41501 What Can I Do To Please You / Barbara Allen - 10-59
4-41561 Carmel By The Sea / Wayfaring Blues - 02-60
4-41645 Pistol Packin' Mama / Trouble In Mind - 04-60
4-41726 Wabash Cannon Ball / Cold, Cold Heart - 07-60
4-41826 If You're Sure / Whip-Poor-Will - 11-60
4-41966 Higher Than High / Sparks - 02-61
Dot (1966) aka Romy Spain
45-16894 Never Right, Always Wrong / Take Good Care Of This Memory – 07-66
45-16989 Sorry 'Bout That / After The Hurt Is Gone – 01-67
45-17011 Up, Up And Away / Don't Let That Doorknob Hit You – 04-67
45-17034 I'd Rather Be Sorry / What Would You Do? -67
Myrrh (1975-76) / Word (1977)
MS-149 It All Belongs To The Father / God Is Love - 75
Message Music (Moon Shine)
MM-1009 One Day At A Time / Te Hardest Time Of All

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.