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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Big Bill Lister


*05-01-1923 Kenedy, TX, + 01-12-2009

2nd version
By Michel Ruppli, Thieu Van De Vorst, Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti

SESSIONS
1949 KMAC Radio Station, San Antonio, TX – Big Bill Lister and Del Dunbar (Producer: John Currie)
001 DADDY, OH DADDY 1006/ BCD-16374
002 A PLANE TO ARKANSAS 1006/ BCD-16374
003 THERE'S A MILLION WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU Pilgrim 1017/ BCD-16374
1949 KMAC Radio Station, San Antonio, TX – Big Bill Lister and Del Dunbar (acc. Brownie Brown, George Holley. Producer: John Currie)
004 WHY DON'T YOU HAUL OFF AND LOVE ME Everstate 113/ BCD-16374
1949 KMAC Radio Station, San Antonio, TX – Bill Lister, America's Tallest Cowboy (acc. Easy Adams, Rusty Locke,Brownie Brown, George Holley. Proucer: John Currie)
005 THIS TIME SWEETHEART 115/ BCD-16374
006 LOCAL YOKEL 115/ BCD-16374
13 March 1951 [no. 1975] Castle Studio At The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Big Bill Lister (Chet Atkins [gt], Grady Martin [gt], Ernie Newton [bass]. Produced: Dee Kilkpatrick)
007 7077-1 HELP WANTED F1736/BCD-16374
008 7078-5 BEER DRINKIN' BLUES F1488/ Cowgirlboy LP-5104 BCD-16374
009 7079-3 LOVIN' COUNTRY STYLE F1736/ BCD-16374
010 7080-4 R.C COLA AND MOON PIE F1488/ Cowgirlboy LP-5104 BCD-16374
24 April 1951 [no.1980] Castle Studio At The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Big Bill Lister (Sammy Pruett [gt], Don Helms [steel], Howard Watts [bass], Jerry Rivers [fiddle]. Producer: Dee Kilkpatrick)
011 7097-3 COUNTRYFIED F1551/ Cowgirlboy LP-5104 BCD-16374
012 7098-2 THE LITTLE HOUSE WE BUILT F1551/ Cowgirlboy LP-5104 BCD-16374
013 7099-3 THERE¢S ANOTHER IN YOUR HEART F1843/ Cowgirlboy LP-5104 BCD-16374
014 7459-3 WHAT THE HECK IS GOIN¢ ON F1843/ Cowgirlboy LP-5104 BCD-16374
25 October 1951 [no. 2353] Castle Studio At The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Big Bill Lister (Sammy Pruett [gt], Don Helms [steel], Howard Watts [bass], Jerry Rivers [fiddle], Owen Bradley [piano]. Producer: Dee Kilkpatrick)
015 9183-17 DOUBLE CROSSIN¢ LIES F2537/ BCD-16374
016 9184-5 SHIP OF LOVE F1999/ Cowgirlboy LP-5104 BCD-16374
017 9185-7 A NICKEL FOR A DOZEN ROSES F1909/ Cowgirlboy LP-5104 BCD-16374
018 9186-5 ALL I WANT TO HEAR YOU SAY IS YOU LOVE ME F1999/ Cowgirlboy LP-5104 BCD-16374
26 October 1951 [no. 2354] Castle Studio At The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Big Bill Lister (Sammy Pruett, Don Helms, Howard Watts, Jerry Rivers, Owen Bradley. Producer: Dee Kilkpatrick)
019 9187-6 THERE'S A TEAR IN MY BEER F2148/ Cowgirlboy LP-5104 BCD-16374
020 9188-5 ONE MORE BEER (THEN I¢M GOIN¢ HOME) F1909/ Cowgirlboy LP-5104 BCD-16374
021 9189-5 GIVE IT BACK TO THE INDIANS F2148 BCD-16374
022 9190-7 EVERY TEAR I CRY F2537/ Cowgirlboy LP-5104 BCD-16374
19 April 1952 [no. 2598] KCOR Radio Station Studio, San Antonio, TX – Big Bill Lister (Spud Goodale, Wayne Tanner, etc. Producer: Ken Nelson)
023 9971-5 HAUNTED HUNGRY HEART unissued/ BCD-16374
024 9972-3 IN THE SHADOW OF THE PINE F2366/ Cowgirlboy LP-5104 BCD-16374
025 9973-3 ANOTHER NIGHT TO WONDER unissued/ BCD-16374
026 9974-5 BLOWING THE SUDS OFF MY BEER F2366/ Cowgirlboy LP-5104 BCD-16374
5 April 1953 [no.2954] Castle Studio At The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Big Bill Lister (Sammy Pruett, Jack Shook, Don Helms, Ernie Newton Jerry Rivers. Producer: Ken Nelson)
027 11300-9 THE HUMAN THING TO DO unissued/ BCD-16374
028 11301-9 HAPPY LONESOME unissued/ BCD-16374
029 11302-3 ALL DRESSED UP (AND NOWHERE TO GO) unissued/ BCD-16374
030 11303-20 HOG CALLED SONG unissued/ BCD-16374


1983 Lee Thomas' living room in Lakeside Village, TX – Big Bill Lister and Salt Lick (Producer: Lee Thomas)
031 FOOLISH QUESTIONS Tex-Grass TG-106 Cremo CRAR-7803  
032 GIMME AND R.C. COLA AND A MOON PIE Tex-Grass TG-106  
033 THE WIMMEN MAKE A FOOL OUTTA ME Tex-Grass TG-106  
034 YOU’LL NEVER BE ASHAMED Tex-Grass TG-106
035 TRUCKER’S LUCK Tex-Grass TG-106
036 THE NEW TRAVELIN‘  BLUES Tex-Grass TG-106
037 (IN MY) RAG-TOP AUTYMOBILE Tex-Grass TG-106
038 WHY DON’T YOU HAUL OFF AND LOVE ME Tex-Grass TG-106  Cremo CRAR-7803
039 BLUE YODEL NO.1 Tex-Grass TG-106  
040 THE LOVE IN MAMMA’S HANDS Tex-Grass TG-106
041 KANSAS CITY BLUES Tex-Grass TG-106  
042 THE RAMBLER Tex-Grass TG-106
043 HE SENT AN ANGEL Tex-Grass TG-106
044 WHAT THE HECK IS GOIN‘  ON??? Tex-Grass TG-106
045 BRAKEMAN'S BLUES Cremo CRAR-7803
046 HELLO SUNSHINE Cremo CRAR-7803
047 HAPPY LONESOME Cremo CRAR-7803
048 NOW THAT SHE IS GONE Cremo CRAR-7803
049 THE FARTHER I GO Cremo CRAR-7803
050 SECOND CHANCE WITH YOU Cremo CRAR-7803
051 THIS THING CALLED LOVE Cremo CRAR-7803
052 I'LL BE AROUND Cremo CRAR-7803
053 SOUL-MATES TOGETHER Cremo CRAR-7803
054 THE DRIFTER Cremo CRAR-7803
055 WITHOUT ANY HEART Cremo CRAR-7803
056 LOCAL YODEL Cremo CRAR-7803
057 DRIFTING APART Cremo CRAR-7803
058 NO MORE RUNNIN' AROUND Cremo CRAR-7803
059 YOU'RE MISSING Cremo CRAR-7803
060 SOMEONE YOU USED TO KNOW Cremo CRAR-7803
061 JUST FOR YOU Cremo CRAR-7803
062 DARK CLOUDS Cremo CRAR-7803
063 IF THAT'S ALL RIGHT WITH YOU Cremo CRAR-7803
064 OL' HANK, ROUGH and ROWDY Cremo CRAR-7803 045  [false start] Cremo CRAR-7803
065 STARVIN' FOR YOUR LOVE Cremo CRAR-7803
066 SPICE OF LIFE Cremo CRAR-7803
067 HAUNTED HUNGRY HEART Cremo CRAR-7803


26 September 1998 Brady Nationa Bank Community Room, Brady, TX – Big Bill Lister (Bill Lister [vcl/rh gt], Weldon Lister [tic tac gt], Marty Muse [steel], Justin Trevino [bass], Howard Kalish [fiddle]. Producer: Justin Trevino, Bill Lister)

068 LONG GONE DADDY Neon Nightmare 1004
069 BIG BILL MEETS HANK Neon Nightmare 1004
070 I CAN'T HELP IT Neon Nightmare 1004
071 HANK WRITES COUNTRYFIED Neon Nightmare 1004
072 COUNTRYFIED Neon Nightmare 1004
073 DON HELMS AND HANK Neon Nightmare 1004
074 THE LITTLE HOUSE THAT WE BUILT Neon Nightmare 1004
075 STORY BEHIND TEAR IN MY BEER Neon Nightmare 1004
076 THERE'S A TEAR IN MY BEER Neon Nightmare 1004
077 HANK JR. AND SR. MAKE HISTORY Neon Nightmare 1004
078 FRIENDS FIND BILL IN NEW YORK Neon Nightmare 1004
079 LONG GONE LONESOME BLUES Neon Nightmare 1004
080 LAUGHS ON THE ROAD Neon Nightmare 1004
081 YOUR CHEATING HEART Neon Nightmare 1004
082 LOUISIANA, MOON MULLICAN AND A MILLION SELLER Neon Nightmare 1004
083 JAMBALAYA Neon Nightmare 1004
084 A HIT SONG DON'T CARE WHO SINGS IT Neon Nightmare 1004
085 COLD COLD HEART Neon Nightmare 1004
086 THE HADACOL CARAVAN Neon Nightmare 1004
087 THE BEGINNING OF THE END Neon Nightmare 1004
088 OLD HANK Neon Nightmare 1004
089 THE DINOSSAUR IS DONE Neon Nightmare 1004

ALBUMS
Country Classic Library [NED] CCL-1102 A Original Truack Driving Man = Terry Fell/Ship Of Love = Big Bill Lister: [Terry Fell:] Truck Driving Man; Play The Music Louder; Caveman; Get Aboard My Wagon; That's The Way The Big Ball Bounces; What Am I Worth; That's What I Like; I Nearly Go Crazy; [Big Bill Lister:] In The Shadoes Of The Pine; R C Cola And Moon Pie; Beer Drinking Blues; Blowing The Suds Of My Beer; All I Want To Hear You Say You Love Me; Ship Of Love; There's Anothe Rin Your Heart; What The Heck Is Goin' On - 74



Tex-Grass TG-106 Sho' 'Nuff Country Stuff/The Second Time Around: Foolish Questions; Gimme And R.C. Cola And A Moon Pie; The Wimmen Make A Fool Outta Me; You’ll Never Be Ashamed; Trucker’s Luck The New Travelin‘  Blues; (In My) Rag-Top Autymobile; Why Don’t You Haul Off And Love Me; Blue Yodel No.1; The Love In Mamma’s Hands; Kansas City Blues; The Rambler; He Sent An Angel; What The Heck Is Goin‘  On??? – 83 w. Salt Lick
Cowgirlboy [GER] LP-5104 Countryfied: Countryfied; Little House We Built (Just O'er The Hill); Ship Of Love; All I Want Is To Hear You Say You Love Me; Beer Drinking Blues; R C Cola And Moon Pie; There's A Tear In My Beer; Nickel For A Dozen Roses; One More Beer (Then I'm Goin' Home); What The Heck Is Goin' On; Every Tear I Cry; In The Shadow Of The Pine; Blowing The Suds Off My Beer; There's Another In Your Heart - 93
Bear Family [GER] BCD-16374 There’s A Tear In My Beer: Help Wanted; Beer Drinkin’ Blues; Lovin’ Country Style; RC Cola And Moon Pie; Countryfied; The Little House We Built (Just O’er The Hill); There’s Another In Your Heart; What The Heck Is Goin’ On; Double Crossin’ Lies; Ship Of Love; A Nickle For A Dozen Roses; All I Want To Hear You Say Is You Love Me; There’s A Tear In My Beer; One More Beer (Then I’m Goin’ Home); Give It Back To The Indians; Every Tear I Cry; Haunted Hungry Heart; In The Shadow Of The Pine; Another Night To Wonder; Blowing The Suds Off My Beer; The Human Thing To Do; Happy Lonesome; All Dressed Up (And Nowhere To Go); Hog Calling Song; This Time Sweetheart; Local Yokel; Daddy, Oh Daddy (w. Del Dunbar); A Plane To Arkansas (& Del Dunbar); There’s A Million Ways To Say I Love You (w. Del Dunbar);Why Don’t You Haul Off And Love Me (& Del Dunbar) - 08-10-99 (complete 1949-53)
Neon Nightmare 1004 Remembering....Hank Williams Through Story And Song: Long Gone Daddy;Big Bill Meets Hank; I Can't Help It;Hank Writes Countryfied; Countryfied; Don Helms and Hank;The Little House That We Built; Story Behind Tear in My Beer;There's A Tear In My Beer;Hank Jr. & Sr. Make History;Friends Find Bill In New York;Long Gone Lonesome Blues; Laughs On The Road;Your Cheating Heart;Louisiana, Moon Mullican And A Million Seller;Jambalaya; A Hit Song Don't Care Who Sings It; Cold Cold Heart;The Hadacol Caravan;The Beginning of the End;Old Hank;The Dinossaur Is Done – 00 (reissued on Heart Of Texas in 2004)
Cremo CRAR-7803 Big Bill Lister: Outtakes From The 1983 Sessions: Foolish Questions; Why Don't You Haul Off And Love Me; Brakeman's Blues; Hello Sunshine; Happy Lonesome; Now That She Is Gone; The Farther I Go; Second Chance With You; This Thing Called Love; I'll Be Around; Soul-Mates Together; The Drifter; Without Any Heart; Local Yokel; Drifting Apart; No More Runnin' Around; You're Missing; Someone You Used To Know; Just For You; Dark Clouds; If That's All Right With You; Ol' Hank (False Start), Ol' Hank, Rough & Rowdy; Starvin' For Your Love; Spice Of Life; Haunted Hungry Heart - 01
 


SINGLES


Everstate (1949)
1006 Daddy Oh Daddy / Plane To Arkansas – 49 w. Del Dunbar
C-113 Why Don't You Haul Off And Love Me / (Del Dunbar:) I'm Gonna Shoo The Blues Away – 10-49 w. Del Dunbar
C-115 This Time Sweetheart / Local Yokel - 49
GS 1017 There's A Million Ways To Say I Love You / (Del Dunbar:) ? - 53 w. Del Dunbar (released on Pilgrim 1016)
Capitol (1951-53)
F1488 Beer Drinkin' Blues / RC Cola And Moon Pie - 04-51 (rev. Apr. 28)
F1551 Countryfied / The Little House We Built – 06-51 (rev. June 30)
F1736 Help Wanted / Lovin' Country Style – 08-51 (rev. Aug. 11)
F1843 There's Another In Your Heart / What The Hell Is Goin' On? – 11-51 (rev. Nov. 24)
F1909 A Nikel For A Dozen Roses / One More Beer – 01-52 (rev. Jan. 19)
F1999 Ship Of Love / All I Want To Hear You Say Is I Love You - 03-52
F2148 There's A Tear In My Beer / Give It Back To The Indians - 07-52 (rev. July 12)
F2366 In The Shadow Of The Pine / Blowing The Suds Off My Beer - 02-53 (rev. March 7)
F2537 Double Crossin' Lies / Every Tear I Cry - 07-53 (rev. Aug. 1)

Dollar Store

By Praguefrank
SESSIONS

2003 Kingsize Sound Labs, 3441 West Grand Ave., Chicago, IL/Western Sound Labs, Chicago, IL – Dollar Store (Dean Schlabowske [vcl/gt], Alan Doughty [bass/bck vcl], Joe Camarillo [drums/bck vcl] + Celine [gt/steel/mandolin/fiddle], Dave Alvin [gt], Tex Schmidt [gt], John Raulhouse [steel])
001 NEW COUNTRY Bloodshot BS-098
002 AROUND THE BEND Bloodshot BS-098
003 BELIEVE Bloodshot BS-098
004 BEYOND OUR MEANS Bloodshot BS-098
005 NORTH CENTRAL PLAIN Bloodshot BS-098
006 BUTTON UP Bloodshot BS-098
007 EXPLAIN AWAY Bloodshot BS-098
008 ENEMY Bloodshot BS-098
009 EXIT # 9 Bloodshot BS-098
010 WORKING LINE Bloodshot BS-098
011 AMAZING DISGRACE Bloodshot BS-098
012 LITTLE AUTOCRAT Bloodshot BS-098
2007 Engine Music Studios, 1644 North Honore St., Chicago, IL – Dollar Store (Dean Schlabowske, Jon Rauhouse [steel], Alan Doughty [bass], Joe Camarillo [drums])
013 MONEY MUSIC Bloodshot BS-124
014 SCRAP TRUCK Bloodshot BS-124
015 WASTING AWAY Bloodshot BS-124
016 TWISTING IN THE WIND Bloodshot BS-124
017 WORK = REWARD Bloodshot BS-124
018 ONE RED CENT, ONE THIN DIME Bloodshot BS-124
019 HURRICANE CHARLEY Bloodshot BS-124
020 COMPANY TOWN Bloodshot BS-124
021 IN THE GRAVEL YARD Bloodshot BS-124
022 RESERVE THE RIGHT Bloodshot BS-124
023 STAR Bloodshot BS-124
024 DYING LIGHT Bloodshot BS-124

ALBUMS
Bloodshot BS-098 Dollar Store:
New Country; Around The Bend; Believe; Beyond Our Means; North Central Plain; Button Up; Explain Away; Enemy; Exit # 9; Working Line; Amazing Disgrace; Little Autocrat – 03-02-04
Bloodshot BS-124 Money Music: Money Music; Scrap Truck; Wasting Away; Twisting In The Wind; Work = Reward; One Red Cent, One Thin Dime; Hurricane Charley; Co mpany Town; In The Gravel Yard; Reserve The Right; Star; Dying Light – 14-08-07

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.