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Sunday, April 25, 2010

Milo Twins

by Michel Ruppli, Tony Rusell, Mario Manciotti
1 September 1939 Rice Hotel, Houston, TX – Milo Twins (Edward Milo [vcl/gt], Edwin Milo [vcl/gt])
001 66359-A WEARY LONESOME BLUES Decca 5748/BACM CD D 279
002 66360-A I’M WORRIED NOW 5790/BACM CD D 279
003 66361-A IT’S SINFUL TO FLIRT 5832/BACM CD D 279
004 66362-A QUIT TREATING ME MEAN 5729/BACM/BACM CD D 279 CD D 279
007 66365-A THE FUGITIVE’S LAMENT 5790/BACM CD D 279
26 June 1947 [no.5639] Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood 38, CA – Milo Twins (Edward Milo, Erwin Milo, Merle Travis [gt], Cliffie Stone [bass], Muddy Berry [drums], Jimmie Riddle [harmonica]. Producer: Lee Gillette)
009 2055-4 COO SEE COO Capitol A 40030/BACM CD D 279
010 2056-6 PRETTY MAMA BOOGIE A 40030/BACM CD D 279
011 2072-3 DOWN TOWN BOOGIE 40049/Charly CR 30215 BACM CD D 279
012 2073-2 BRUSHY MOUNTAIN 40049/BACM CD D 279
22 December 1947 [no.896] Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood 38, CA - Milo Twins (Edward Milo, Erwin Milo, poss.: Merle Travis [gt], Cliffie Stone [bass], Muddy Berry [drums], Jimmie Riddle [harmonica]. Producer: Lee Gillette)
013 3000-2 KEEP YOUR BIG MOUTH SHUT 40128/BACM CD D 279
014 3001-1 BABY BUGGY BOOGIE 40128/BACM CD D 279
015 3002-1 TRUCK DRIVER’S BOOGIE 40138/Charly CR 30215 BACM CD D 279
016 3003-1 JOHNSON TO JONES 40138/BACM CD D 279
23 December 1947 [no.897] Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood 38, CA - Milo Twins (Edward Milo, Erwin Milo, poss.: Merle Travis [gt], Cliffie Stone [bass], Muddy Berry [drums], Jimmie Riddle [harmonica]. Producer: Lee Gillette)
017 3004-3 FRAIL QUAIL 40119/BACM CD D 279
018 3005-1 SWAMP WOMAN BLUES 40094/BACM CD D 279
019 3006-1 SHE'S A SHADY LADY 40119/BACM CD D 279
020 3007-1 LOVE IN AEROPLANE 40094/BACM CD D 279

BACM [UK] CD D 272 Swamp Woman Blues: Coo See Coo; Pretty Mama Boogie; Down Town Boogie; Brushy Mountain; Swamp Woman Blues; Love In An Aeroplane; Frail Quail; Keep Your Big Mouth Shut; Baby Buggy Boogie; Truck Driver's Boogie; Johnson To Jones; She’s A Shady Lady; I'm Through With You*; Homesick For Home; Pretty Little Miss*; A Soldier's Last Letter*; I've Got The Ramblin' Blues*; When The World Has Turned You Down*; I Wonder Why You Said Goodbye*; Blow Freight Train, Blow*; Take Me Back And Try Me One More Time*; Blue Eyed Elaine*; Yesterday's Tears*; This Town*; Weary Lonesome Blues; I'm Worried Now; Quit Treatin' Me Mean; Singing My Troubles Away; Blow Your Whistle Freight Train; It's Sinful To Flirt; The Fugitive's Lament; Ain't It Hard - 09 (*radio transcriptions from ca mid 1940s)

Decca (1939)
5729 Quit Treating Me Mean / Ain’t It Hard (To Love One That Don¢t Love You) – 10-39
5748 Weary Lonesome Blues / Singing My Troubles Away – 11-39
5790 I’m Worried Now / Fugitive’s Lament – 01-40
5832 It’s Sinful To Flirt / Blow Your Whistle Freight Train – 05-40
Capitol (1947)
A 40030 Coo See Coo / Pretty Mama Boogie – 09-47
40049 Down Town Boogie / Brushy Mountain – 11-47
40094 Swamp Woman Blues / Love In An Aeroplane – 03-48
40119 She's A Shady Lady / Frail Quail – 05-48
40128 Baby Buggy Boogie / Keep Your Big Mouth Shut – 07-48
40138 Johnson To Jones / Truck Driver¢s Boogie - 12-48


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
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.