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Monday, November 15, 2010

Whitey Shafer

2nd versionBy Richard Weize, Michel Ruppli, Mario Manciotti, Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst, Kent HeinemanSESSIONSca November 1967 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Whitey Shafer
001 YOU BETTER NOT COME ALONG WITH ME Musicor MU 1287
002 YOUR TEARS ARE TELLING ON YOU MU 1287
003 YOUR OLD EX MU 1294
004 LIFE OF A LOSER MU 1294
9 July 1968 [10:00-13:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Whitey Shafer (Whitey Shafer [vcl], Billy Sanford [gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Jerry Stembridge [gt], Lloyd Green [steel], Junior Huskey [bass], Jerry Carrigan [drums], Buddy Spicher [fiddle], Hargus Robbins [piano] + Dorothy Ann Dillard, Priscilla Ann Hubbard, Louis Nunley, William Wrigt, Jr. [bck vcl]. Producer: Bob Ferguson)
005 WWA4-3230 I'M LONESOME WHEN BUSTED 74-0273 /BFX-15148
006 WWA4-3231 DOWN THE RAILROAD TRACK 47-9597/BFX-15148
007 WWA4-3232 TOUCHING HOME 47-9597/BFX-15148
11 October 1968 [14:00-17:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Whitey Shafer (Whitey Shafer [vcl], Wayne Moss [gt], Jerry Stembridge [gt], Lloyd Green [steel], Junior Huskey [bass], Kenneth Buttrey [drums], Hargus Robbins [piano] + Dorothy Ann Dillard, Priscilla Ann Hubbard, Louis Nunley, William Wrigt, Jr., Henry Sinks [bck vcl]. Producer: Bob Ferguson)
008 WWA4-4948 HONEY BEES AND TULIPS 47-9669/BFX-15148
009 WWA4-4949 THE BOTTLE YOUR MEMORY AND ME 74-0180/BFX-15148
010 WWA4-4950 THE OUTSKIRTS OF SOMEWHERE 47-9669/BFX-15148
17 March 1969 [18:00-21:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Whitey Shafer (Whitey Shafer [vcl], Jerry Reed Hubbard [gt], Pete Wade [rh gt], Pete Drake [steel], Henry Strzelecki [bass], James Isbell [drums], Hargus Robbins [piano]. Producer: Bob Ferguson)
011 XWA4-1320 I JUST GOT TIRED OF BEING POOR unissued-lost
012 XWA4-1321 LOVE DON'T LIVE HER ANYMORE 74-0180//BFX-15148
11 September 1969 [10:00-13:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Whitey Shafer (Whitey Shafer [vcl], Jerry Shook [gt], Jerry Stembridge [rh gt], Pete Drake [steel], Junior Huskey [bass], D.J. Fontana [drums], Beegie Cruser [piano] + Dorothy Ann Dillard, Jeannie Ogletree, Louis Nunley, William Wrigt, Jr. [bck vcl]. Producer: Bob Ferguson)
013 XWA4-2414 I'LL BREAK OUT TONIGHT 74-0273/BFX-15148
014 XWA4-2415 MEMPHIS MEMORY unissued/BFX-15148
015 XWA4-2416 LULLABY MOUNTAIN unissued/BFX-15148
12 February 1970 [14:00-17:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Whitey Shafer (Whitey Shafer [vcl], Pete Wade [gt], Jerry Stembridge [rh gt], Pete Drake [steel], Henry Strzelecki [bass], William Ackerman [drums], Johnny Gimble [fiddle], Joe H. Hayes [fiddle], Beegie Cruser [piano] + Dorothy Ann Dillard, Jeannie Ogletree, Louis Nunley, William Wrigt, Jr. [bck vcl]. Producer: Bob Ferguson)
016 ZWA4-1281 BIG, BIG SHOW ON WHEELS 47-9845 /BFX-15148
017 ZWA4-1282 BETWEEN WINSTON-SALEM AND NASHVILLE TENNESSEE 47-9845/BFX-15148
018 ZWA4-1283 WHO’S A FOOL unissued/BFX-15148
12 September 1970 Nashville, TN – Whitey Shafer
019 K13741 VIOLET MAE King 45-6335
020 K13742 I CAN’T KNOW HOW unissued
021 K13743 HAPPY BIRTHDAY LOSER unissued
022 K13744 I GAVE UP GETTING OVER YOU TODAY 45-6335
8 July 1974 [14:00-17:00] Acuff-Rose Sound Studio, Nashville, TN – Whitey Shafer (Whitey Shafer [vcl], Billy Stanford [gt], Jerry Stembridge [gt], Robert C. Thompson [gt], Dave Kirby [gt], Lloyd Green [steel], Henry Strzelecki [bass], Kenny malone [drums], Johnny Gimble [fiddle], Charlie McCoy [harmonica], Hargus Robbins [piano] + Neal Matthews, Jr., Gordon Stoker, Hoyt Hawkins, Raymond Walker, Laverna E. Moore [bck vcl]. Producer: Ray Baker)
023 F 1705/74N-6482 MY HOUSE IS YOUR HONKY TONK H 328/BFX-15149
024 F 1706/74N-6214 I NEED SOMEONE LIKE ME H 335/BFX-15149
025 F 1707/74N 6483 I’M TIRED OF PUTTIN‘ UP WIT PUTTIN H 328/BFX-15149
026 F 1708/74N-6222 WARM RED WINE (YOU'RE MY SUNSHINE) H 335/BFX-15149
7 April 1975 [14:00-17:00] Columbia Recording Studio, 34 Music Sq. East, Nashville, TN – Whitey Shafer (Whitey Shafer [vcl], Grady Martin [gt], Leo Jackson [gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Leon Rhodes [gt], Pete Drake [steel], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Johnny Gimble [fiddle], Hargus Robbins [piano], Charlie McCoy [harmonica] + Neal Matthews, Jr., Gordon Stoker, Hoyt Hawkins, Raymond Walker, Laverna E. Moore [bck vcl]. Producer: Ray Baker)
027 F-1747/76N-1588 LOVE INFLATION H 366/BFX-15149
028 F-1748/75N-6876 PLEASE DON'T DO THAT ANYMORE H-349/BFX-15149
029 F-1749 IT’S ALL OVER TOWN unissued/BFX-15149
030 F-1750 WHAT DID YOU EXPECT ME TO DO H 349/BFX-15149
3 September 1975 [10:00-13:00] Columbia Recording Studio, 34 Music Sq. East, Nashville, TN – Whitey Shafer (Whitey Shafer [vcl], Robert Thompson [gt], Dave Kirby [gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Pete Drake [steel], Bob Moore [bass], Kenny Malone [drums], Johnny Gimble [fiddle], Hargus Robbins [piano]. Producer: Ray Baker) [overdub session: September 3 [14:00-17:00]: Wendelynn Suits: Dolores D. Edgin, Joseph Babcock, Hurshel Wiginton [bck vcl])
031 F-1783 OLD DRUGSTORE unissued/BFX-15149
032 F-1784 IT'S MUCH TOO LATE TO START QUITTING NOW H-359/BFX-15149
033 F-1785 LOVE ALWAYS MAKES ME CRY H-366/BFX-15149
034 F-1786 LET'S LOVE IT OVER AGAIN H-359/BFX-15149
ca September 1980 Nashville, TN – Whitey Shafer
035 YOU ARE A LIAR Elektra E-47063
036 LIKE I WANT TO E-47063
037 IF I SAY I LOVE YOU E-47117
038 I'LL BREAK OUT AGAIN TONIGHT E-47117
Whitey Shafer recorded after 1980. Some info in albums list


ALBUMSBear Family [GER] BFX-15148 Memphis Memory: Honeybees And Tulips; Down By The Railroad Tracks; Who's A Fool; I'm So Lonesome When I'm Busted; Love Don't Live Here Anymore; The Bottle Your Memory And Me; Touching Home; I'll Break Out Again Tonight; Lullaby Mountain; Memphis Memory; The Outskirts Of Somewhere; Big, Big Show On Wheels; Between Winston-Salem And Nashville Tennessee - 84 (RCA tracks)
Bear Family [GER] BFX-15149 My House Is Your Honky Tonk: My House Is Your Honky Tonk; I Need Someone Like Me To Hold On To; I'm Tired Of Putton' Up With Puttin' On; Warm Rted Wine (You're My Sunshine); Love Inflation; Please Don't Do That Anymore; It's All Over Town; What Did You Expect Me To Do; Ole Drugstore; It's Much Too Late To Start Quittin' Now; Love Always Makes Me Cry; Let's Love It Over Again - 84
SanCor SCR-2001 So Good For So Long: All My Ex's Live In Texas; That's The Way Love Goes; Back In Waco; So Good For Long; X-Hole-Itus; Heaven Was A Drink Of Wine; This Time Of Day; Birmingham Turnaround; You Hurt Me; Gone To Nashville – 97
SanCor SCR-2002 I Never Go Around Mirrors: Does Forth Worth Ever Cross Your Mind; I Never Go Around Mirrors; Baby Doll; I'll Break Out Again Tonight;Gazebo Joe; Whiskey's In The Glass; Down Louisiana Way; Better Days; Map Of San Antone; Not Tonight - 99 (Producers : Curly Corwin/Jakie Sandefur. Recorded At Bradley's Barn, Mt. Juilet, TN. Musicians: Fiddle: Johnny Gimble, Rob Hajackos; Steel: Sonny Garrish; Rhythm Guitar: Mike Geiger; Bass Guitar: Mike Chapman; Lead Guitar: Dave Kirby, Chris Leuzinger; Piano: Roger Morris, Dirk Johnson; Drums: Jerry Kroon; Background Vocals: Micheal Black, Hershal Wiggington, Renee Shafer. Buddy Jewell)



SINGLESMusicor (1967-68)
MU 1287 You Better Not Come Along With Me / Your Tears Are Telling On You - 12-67
MU 1294 Your Old Ex / Life Of A Loser - 03-68
RCA Victor (1968-70)
47-9597 Down By The Railroad Track / Touching Home - 08-68
47-9669 Honey Bees And Tulips / The Outskirts Of Somewhere - 12-68
74-0180 The Bottle, Your Memory And Me / Love Don't Live Her Anymore - 06-69
74-0273 I'm Lonesome When Busted / I'll Break Out Tonight - 10-69
47-9845 Big, Big Show On Wheels / Between Winston-Salem And Nashville Tennessee - 03-70
King (1970)
45-6335 Getting Over You / Violet Mae - 70
MGM-Hickory (1974-76)
H-328 I'm Tired Of Puttin' Up With Puttin' On / My House Is Your Honky Tonk - 08-74
H-335 I Need Someone Like Me / Warm Red Wine (You're My Sunshine) - 12-74
H-349 What Did You Expect Me To Do / Please, Don't Do That Anymore - 06-75
H-359 Let's Love It Over Again / It's Much Too Late To Start Quitting Now- 10-75
H-366 Love Inflation / Love Always Makes Me Cry - 02-76
Elektra (1980)
E-47063 You Are A Liar / Like I Want To - 11-80
E-47117 If I Say I Love You / I'll Break Out Again Tonight - 03-81
Palatial (poss. 1980s)
P-001 Hi Yo Leon / Honky Tonk Amnesia

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.