SESSION DISCOGRAPHY * ALBUMS DISCOGRAPHY * SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY

Country and crossover since 1920s and my favorite artists of all genres too...
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Sunday, December 5, 2010

Sonny Hall


David O. Hall, *Ponchatoula, La
By Praguefrank, Carl Lafong

SESSIONS


1947 Sellers Co. Studio, 2102 Jackson St., Dallas, TX – Sonny Hall and His Ozark Boys
001 BETTER MAKE UP YOUR MIND Bluebonnet 109/Krazy Kat KKCD-11
002 THE QUEEN OF MY HEART 109
Krazy Kat KKCD-11 WANDERERS SWIG
ca. January 1950 ACA Studio, 612 Westheimer, Houston TX  - Sonny Hall and The Moonshiners (vcl Rex Calvert)
003 ACA-1296 I’LL KEEP MY EYES ON YOUR HEART  Macy’s 118
004 ACA 1297 TEXAS WALTZ  138 
005 ACA 1298? JUST A LITTLE BIT MORE   Macy’s 118/Acrobat ARCD-125
006 ACA 1299 I'VE BEEN LOST WITHOUT YOU 138 
Acrobat ARCD-125  TEXAS HILLBILLY: THE BEST OF MACY'S HILLBILLY RECORDINGS (2006)
1958 Gold Star Recording Studio, 5626 Brock St., Brock St. Houston, TX  - Sonny Hall and The Echoes
007 1018 MY BIG FAT BABY  D 45-1009/Collector CL-1010  BCD-16408 
008 1019 GONNA ROCK UP MY TROUBLES D 45-1009/
009 1070 MEN DO CRY D 1035
010 1071 THE DAY YOU WALKED AWAY D 1035/ BCD-16408 
1969 Houston, TX – Sonny Hall
011 IA-2047 POOR PLANET EARTH International Artists IA-131/IALP-13
012 IA-2048 THE BATTLE OF THE MOON International Artists IA-131
International Artists IALP-13 EPITAPH FOR A LEGEND: INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS STORY (1980)
1971 Houston, TX – Sonny Hall (Producer: Ray Doggett)
013 LH 7603/711-1614/ZTSB-130740 HOWARD HUGHES IS ALIVE AND WELL Bagatelle 12671-B Plantation PL 86
014 LH 7604 WRAP YOUR LOVE AEOUND MY HEART AGAIN    12671-B
Fall 1971 unknown – Sonny Hall (Producer: Ray Doggett)
015 BIG BAHAMA MAMA Plantation PL-86
1970s unknown – Sonny Hall (Producer: Ray Doggett)
016 ONE EYED SNAKE (IN A TURTLE NECK SWEATER) [A ONE EYED RATTLESNAKE*] Nashville Star  12977* Stardom 1002
017 HOMER'S BOARD   Nashville Star  12977 Stardom 1002
Discography is probably incomplete; I am not sure if all tracks were recorded by same person


SINGLES
Bluebonnet (1947)
109 Better Make Up Your Mind /  The Queen Of My Heart - 47
Macy's (1949)   w. Moonshiners    
118 Just A Little Bit More / I'll Keep My Eyes On Your Heart - 50
138 I've Been Lost Without You / Texas Waltz – ca. 51
D (1958)        
45-1009 Gonna Rock Up My Troubles / My Big Fat Baby - 07-58
1035 Men Do Cry / The Day You Walked Away - 01-59
International Artists (1969)   
IA-131 Battle Of The Moon / Poor Planet Earth - 69
Plantation (1971)      
PL-86 Howard Hughes Is Alive And Well / Big Bahama Mama – 11-71    
Bagatelle (1971)              
12671-B Howard Hughes Is Alive And Well / Wrap Your Love - 71      
Nashville Star
12977 One Eyed Snake (In A Turtle Neck Sweater) / Homer's Board (also Stardom 1002, side A titled A One-Eyed Rattlesnake)
  

 

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.