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Thursday, June 10, 2010

Leroy Parnell

By Praguefrank
Late 1980's unknown – Leroy Parnell
001 TEXAS ROVER LRP 901060
ca January 1990 Omnisound Recording Studio, 1806 Division Street, Nashville, TN – LeRoy Parnell (Producer: Bary Beckett)
003 OUGHTA BE A LAW Arista AS-2028/ARCD-8625
006 CROCODILE TEARS Arista AS1-9912 AS-2028/ARCD-8625
007 FAMILY TREE Arista AS-2093/ARCD-8625
008 LET'S PRETEND Arista ARCD-8625
010 MEXICAN MONEY Arista ARCD-8625
011 DOWN DEEP Arista ARCD-8625
012 RED HOT Arista AS-2093/ARCD-8625
ca November 1991 Omnisound Recording Studio, 1806 Division Street, Nashville, TN – LeRoy Parnell (Don Potter [ac gt], John Jorgensen/Richard Bennett [el gt], Paul Franklin/Sonny Garrish [steel], Michael Rhodes/Tim Loftin/Bob Wray [bass], Eddie Bayers [drums], Terry McMillan [percussion], John Barlow Jarvis/Barry Beckett/Matt Rollins [keyboards] + Delbert McClinton, Curtis Young, Gregory Gordon, Jonell Mosser, Jimmy Hall, Russell Smith, Harry Stinson, Dennis Wilson, Christopher Harris [bck vcl]. Producer: Scott Hendricks & Bary Beckett)
013 WHAT KIND OF FOOL DO YOU THINK I AM Arista 12431-/18684-2
014 BACK IN MY ARMS AGAIN Arista 12588-7/18684-2
015 THE ROCK Arista 12400-7 12523-7/18684-2
016 AIN'T NO SHORT WAY HOME Arista 18684-2
017 LOVE WITHOUT MERCY Arista 12462-7/18684-2
018 ROAD SCHOLAR Arista 12400-7/18684-2
019 NIGHT AFTER NIGHT Arista 18684-2
020 DONE DEAL Arista 12462-7/18684-2
021 TENDER MOMENT Arista 12523-7/18684-2
022 ROLLER COASTER Arista 12431-7/18684-2
ca May 1993 poss. Soundshop Studio, 1307 Division St., Nashville, TN – LeRoy Parnell (Producer: Scott Hendricks)
023 ON THE ROAD Arista 12588-7/18739-2
024 COUNTRY DOWN TO MY SOUL Arista 18739-2
025 THE POWER OF LOVE Arista 12747-7/18739-2
026 I'M HOLDING MY OWN Arista 12642-7/18739-2
027 THEY DON'T KNOW YOU Arista 18739-2
028 STRAIGHT SHOOTER Arista 12695-7/18739-2
029 TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART Arista 12695-7/18739-2
030 WASTED TIME Arista 18739-2
031 STRAIGHT AND NARROW Arista 12747-7/18739-2
032 FRESH COAT OF PAINT Arista 12642-7/18739-2
ca March 1995 Soundshop Studio, 1307 Division St., Nashville, TN – LeRoy Parnell (The Hot Links: Lee Roy Parnell [vcl/el gt/slide gt/dobro], James Pennebaker [el gt/steel/fiddle/mandolin], Stephen Mackey [bass], Lynn Williams [drums], Rob Roy Parnell [harmonica], Reese Wynans [piano/Hammond B-3 organ/keyboards], Kevin McKendree [piano] + Mary-Chapin Carpenter, Trisha Yearwood [vcl], Michael Spriggs [gt], Dan Dugmore [steel], Flaco Jimenez, Steve Conn [accordion], Mike Reid [el piano] + Jonell Mosser, John Wesley Ryles, Dennis Wilson, Jennifer Scruggs, Kris Egan, Joe Zaukus, Trey Bruce, Scott Hendricks, John Kunz [bck vcl]. Producers: Scott Hendricks (tracks 1-10); Bill Halverson (track 11))
033 A LITTLE BIT OF YOU Arista 12823-7/18790-2
034 KNOCK YOURSELF OUT Arista 12952-7/18790-2
035 HEART'S DESIRE Arista 12952-7/18790-2
036 WHEN A WOMAN LOVES A MAN Arista 12862-7/18790-2
037 IF THE HOUSE IS ROCKIN' Arista 12862-7/18790-2
038 WE ALL GET LUCKY SOMETIMES Arista 13044-7/18790-2
040 GIVIN' WATER TO A DROWNING MAN Arista 12823-7 10503-7/18790-2
041 I HAD TO LET IT GO Arista 13044-7/18790-2
042 SQUEEZE ME IN Arista 10503-7/18790-2
043 CAT WALK Arista 18790-2
ca February 1997 Nashville, TN – LeRoy Parnell (Producers: LeRoy Parnell & Hot Links)
044 LUCKY ME, LUCKY YOU Arista 13078-7/18841-2
045 YOU CAN'T GET THERE FROM HERE Arista 13079-7/18841-2
046 ON FOOT IN FRONT OF THE OTHER Arista 13098-7/18841-2
047 ALL THAT MATTERS ANYMORE Arista 13098-7/18841-2
048 EVERY NIGHT'S A SATURDAY NIGHT Arista 13078-7/18841-2
049 TENDER TOUCH Arista 18841-2
050 BETTER WORD FOR LOVE Arista 18841-2
051 HONKY TONK NIGHT TIME MAN Arista 18841-2
052 BATON ROUGE Arista 18841-2
053 MAMA, SCREW YOUR WIG ON TIGHT Arista 13079-7/18841-2
1998 Scruggs Sound Studio, 2828 Azalea Place, Nashville, TN – Randy Scruggs & LeRoy Parnell
054 TRAVEL ON Warner Brothers 9-46930-2
ca May 1999 Nashville, TN – LeRoy Parnell
055 SHE WON'T BE LONELY LONG 13175-7/1889-2
056 LONG WAY TO FALL 13175-7/18889-2
ca early 2001 Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, 1000 Alabama Ave., Sheffield, AL – LeRoy Parnell (Keb Mo [duet vcl x/gt/banjo/harmonica], Bonnie Bramlett [*duet vcl],Delbet McClinton [+ duet vcl], James Pennebaker [gt], Jack Pearson [gt/Hammond B-3 organ], Steve Mackey [bass], Lynn Williams [drums], Tom Roady [percussion], Kevin McKendree [Wurlitzer piano/Hammond B-3 organ], Mark Jordan [Hammond B-3 organ/keyboards], Jim Horn/Steve Herman [horns] + Vickie Hampton, Jay Boy Adams, The Mississippi Mass Choir [bck vcl)
057 RIGHT WHERE IT HURTS Vanguard 76589-2
058 CROSSIN' OVER Vanguard 76589-2
059 BREAKING DOWN SLOW* Vanguard 76589-2
060 SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST + Vanguard 76589-2
061 TELL THE TRUTH Vanguard 76589-2
062 I DECLARE x Vanguard 76589-2
063 BRAND NEW FEELING Vanguard 76589-2
064 GUARDIAN ANGEL Vanguard 76589-2
065 TAKES WHAT IT TAKES Vanguard 76589-2
066 LOVE'S BEEN ROUGH ON ME Vanguard 76589-2
2005 poss. Nashville, TN – LeRoy Parnell
067 BACK TO THE WELL Universal South B0003817-2
068 SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING Universal South B0003817-2
069 JUST LUCKY THAT WAY Universal South B0003817-2
070 OLD SOUL Universal South B0003817-2
071 DON'T WATER IT DOWN Universal South B0003817-2
073 YOU CAN'T LOSE 'EM ALL Universal South B0003817-2
074 BREAKING THE CHAIN Universal South B0003817-2
075 THE HUNGER Universal South B0003817-2
076 THAT'S ALL THERE IS Universal South B0003817-2
077 SAVING GRACE Universal South B0003817-2
078 COOL BREEZE Universal South B0003817-2

Arista Nashville AL/ARCD-8625 Lee Roy Parnell: Oughta Be A Law; Fifty-Fifty Love; Where Is My Baby Tonight; Crocodile Tears; Family Tree; Let's Pretend; You're Taking Too Long; Mexican Money; Down Deep; Red Hot - 90
Arista Nashville 07822-18684-2 Love Without Mercy: What Kind Of Fool Do You Think I Am; Back In My Arms Again; The Rock; Ain't No Short Way Home; Love Without Mercy; Road Scholar; Night After Night; Done Deal; Tender Moment; Roller Coaster – 28-04-92
Arista Nashville 07822-18739-2 On The Road: On The Road; Country Down To My Soul; The Power Of Love; I'm Holding My Own; They Don't Know You; Straight Shooter; Take These Chains From My Heart; Wasted Time; Straight And Narrow; Fresh Coat Of Paint – 26-10-93
Career 07822-18790-2 We All Get Lucky Sometimes: A Little Bit Of You; Knock Yourself Out; Heart's Desire; When A Woman Loves A Man; If The House Is Rockin'; We All Get Lucky Sometimes; Saved By The Grace Of Your Love; Givin' Water To A Drowning Man; I Had To Let It Go; Squeeze Me In; Cat Walk – 01-08-95
Arista Nashville 07822-18841-2 Every Night's A Saturday Night: Lucky Me, Lucky You; You Can't Get There From Here; On Foot In Front Of The Other; All That Matters Anymore; Every Night's A Saturday Night; Tender Touch; Better Word For Love; Honky Tonk Night Time Man; Baton Rouge; Mama, Screw Your Wig On Tight – 17-06-97
Arista Nashville 07822-18889-2 Hits And Highways Ahead: She Won't Be Lonely Long; Heart's Desire; Love Without Mercy; On The Road; Long Way To Fall; Little Bit Of You; I'm Holding My Own; What Kind Of Fool Do You Think I Am; When A Woman Loves A Man; Tender Moment; If The House Is Rockin'; John The Revelator – 24-08-99
Vanguard 79589-2 Tell The Truth: Right Where It Hurts; Crossin' Over; Breaking Down Slow / Duet With Bonnie Bramlett; South By Southwest / With Delbert Mcclinton; Tell The Truth; I Declare / With Keb' Mo'; Brand New Feeling / With The Mississippi Mass Choir; Guardian Angel; Takes What It Takes; Love's Been Rough On Me – 12-06-01
Universal South B0003817-02 Back To The Well: Back To The Well; Something Out Of Nothing; Just Lucky That Way; Old Soul; Don't Water It Down; Daddies And Daughters - (with Allison Parnell); You Can't Lose 'Em All; Breaking The Chain; The Hunger; That's All There Is; Saving Grace; Cool Breeze - 07-03-06

LRP (unknown, late 80'a)
901060 Texas Rover / Show Business Is My Life
Arista Nashville (1990-99)
AS1-9912 Crocodile Tears / Let's Have Some Fun - 02-90
AS-2028 Oughta Be A Law / Crocodile Tears - 06-90
AS-2093 Family Tree / Red Hot - 10-90
12400-7 The Rock / Road Scholar - 01-92
12431-7 What Kind Of Fool Do You Think I Am / Roller Coaster - 04-92
12462-7 Love Without Mercy / Done Deal - 09-92
12523-7 Tender Moment / The Rock - 02-93
12588-7 On The Road / Back In My Arms Again - 07-93
12642-7 I'm Holding My Own / Fresh Coat Of Paint - 12-93
12695-7 Take These Chains From My Heart / Straight Shooter - 05-94
12747-7 The Power Of Love / Straight And Narrow - 09-94
12823-7 A Little Bit Of You / Giving Water To A Drowning Man - 05-95
12862-7 When A Woman Loves A Man / If The House Is Rockin' - 08-95
12952-7 Heart's Desire / Knock Yourself Out - 01-96
10503-7 Giving Water To A Downing Man / Squeeze Me In - 05-96
13044-7 We All Get Lucky Sometimes / I Had To Let It Go - 09-96
13078-7 Lucky Me Lucky You / Every Night's A Saturday Night - 04-97
13079-7 You Can't Get There From Here / Mama Screw Your Wig On Tight - 07-97
13098-7 All That Matters Anymore / One Foot In Front Of The Other -02-98onely Long / Long Way To Fall - 07-99


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.