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 12, 2010

Gene Martin

3rd versionBy Praguefrank, Kurt Rokitta, Mario Manciotti (also with help of http://rcs-discography.com/rcs/artist.php?key=mart4000) 
SESSIONS

1955 unknown – Gene Martin
001 LOVER'S RHAPSODY Big Town 120
002 WORK WITH IT 120
ca August 1957 poss. Bakersfield, CA – Gene Martin
003 I WOULDN’T GIVE A NICKEL Bakersfield 126 /Classics 724
004 CRYING ON THE OUTSIDE Bakersfield 126
CLASSICS 724 JUST AROUND BAKERSFIELD (SWE, 2009)
ca early 1958 unknown – Gene Martin
005 PAIR OF EMPTY ARMS Bakersfield 132
006 MAKE IT SOON 132
October 1958 RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St. Nashville, TN – Gene Martin
007 J2-WB-6924 BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY
008 J2-WB-6925 WHO-WA
009 J2-WB-6926 WALKIN' DOWN THE ROAD
1959 unknown – Gene Martin
010 SO 608 BREAK IT TO ME GENTLY Look 1001
011 SO 609 MY DATE WITH YOU LAST NIGHT Look 1001
ca late 1950s or early 1960s unknown, CA – Gene Martin
012 707 YOU TAKE HER HOME Redfern 708
013 708 LET’S MOAN Redfern 708
ca. Deceber 1962 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Gene Martin
014 HUGLEY WEAVER:INTRODUCTION /WEATHER FORECAST/TAKE ME BACK TO CRAIGROCK/CORNSTARK WILLY: JUST BECAUSE Starday SLP-226 
015 FLATT and SCRUGGS: ROLL IN MY SWEET BABY’S ARMS Starday SLP-226 
016 THE BLUEGRASSMEN:BLUEGRASS DARLING Starday SLP-226 
017 WAYNE RANEY: GREENBACK DOLLAR/HUGHLEY WEAVER:  I'LL BE BACK WHEN I RETURN, LITTLE DARLING Starday SLP-226 
018 HUGHLEY WEAVER: BACKSTAGE AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY/ERNEST TUBB: SHOW HER LOTS OF GOLD/ HANK SNOW: I’M MOVING ON Starday SLP-226 
019 WEBB PIERCE: SLOWLY/JOHNNY CASH: I WALK THE LINE Starday SLP-226 
COWBOY COPAS: ALABAM/TEX RITTER: RED RIVER SWEETHEART Starday SLP-226 
020 EDDY ARNOLD: DOBRO DARLING/BILL MONROE: LITTLE DARLING/ROY ACUFF: THE ACUFF CAVE – 63 IMPERSONATIONS OF MENTIONED ARTISTS, ALL TRACKS BY GENE MARTIN]
Impersonations of mentioned artists, all tracks by Gene Martin, recorded before the live audience
January 1963 prob. RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN – Gene Martin
021 PPA4-0081 BIRMINGHAM JAIL Reader’s Digest RD-9M RDS 44 RDA 12-A
022 PPA4-0082 SAN ANTONIO ROSE  Reader’s Digest RD-9M RDS 44 RDA 12-A
023 PPA4-0083 WABASH CANNON BALL Reader’s Digest RD-9M RDS 44 RDA 12-A
024 PPA4-0084 THE WRECK OF THE OLD 97 Reader’s Digest RD-9M RDS 44 RDA 12-A
025 PPA4-0085 CURLY HEADED BABY Reader’s Digest RD-9M RDS 44 RDA 12-A                   
026 PPA4-0086 FRANKIE AND JOHNNY Reader’s Digest RD-9M RDS 44 RDA 12-A
ca. June 1963 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - June Stearns and Gene Martin
027 ST-6402 THREE SIDES TO THE STORY 639/SLP-274
028 ST-6403 FAMILY MAN 660
029 ST-6404 JUST ANOTHER SONG 639
STARDAY SLP-274 THE COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL (1963)
July 1963 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - June Stearns and Gene Martin
030 ST-6494 SLIPPIN' AROUND 7012
July 1963 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - June Stearns and Gene Martin
031 ST-6497 WE'VE GOT THINGS IN COMMON 660
December 1963 RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN or Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Gene Martin
032 PWA4-0591 ROLL ALONG KENTUCKY MOON Reader’s Digest RD 9M
033 PWA4-0592 WAITING FOR A TRAIN Reader’s Digest RD 9M
034 PWA4-0593 MULE SKINNER BLUES Reader’s Digest RD 9M
035 PWA4-0594 MISS THE MISSISSIPPI AND YOU Reader’s Digest RD 9M
036 PWA4-0595 "T" FOR TEXAS Reader’s Digest RD 9M
037 PWA4-0596 BRAKEMAN'S BLUES Reader’s Digest RD 9M
ca 1964 unknown – Gene Martin
038 102A CHERRY PIE Barbary Coast 1000
039 102B DANG ME Barbary Coast 1000



ALBUMS
Starday SLP-226 Country and Western Confidential/A Backstage Expose
: HUGLEY WEAVER:Introduction /Weather Forecast/Take Me Back To Craigrock/CORNSTARK WILLY: Just Because; FLATT and SCRUGGS: Roll In My Sweet Baby’s Arms; THE BLUEGRASSMEN:Bluegrass Darling; WAYNE RANEY: Greenback Dollar/HUGHLEY WEAVER:  I'll Be Back When I Return, Little Darling; HUGHLEY WEAVER: Backstage At The Grand Ole Opry/ERNEST TUBB: Show Her Lots Of Gold/ HANK SNOW: I’m Moving On; WEBB PIERCE: Slowly/JOHNNY CASH: I Walk The Line; COWBOY COPAS: Alabam/TEX RITTER: Red River Sweetheart; EDDY ARNOLD: Dobro Darling/BILL MONROE: Little Darling/ROY ACUFF: The Acuff Cave – 63 (Impersonations of mentioned artists, all tracks by Gene Martin]
Reader’s Digest RD-9M Country and Western Music Jamboree: Birmingham Jail; San Antonio Rose; Wabash Cannon Ball; The Wreck Of The Old 97; Curly Headed Baby; Frankie And Johnny; Roll Along Kentucky Moon; Waiting For A Train; Mule Skinner Blues; Miss The Mississippi And You; T For Texas; Brakeman's Blues – 63 (9 album set, only Gene Martin Tracks listed. A part reissued on 3 LPs on  RDA-12A in 1964 and RDS 44  in 1968)

SINGLESBig Town (1955)
120 Lover's Rhapsody / Work With It - 55


Bakersfield (1957)
126 I Wouldn’t Give A Nickel / Crying On The Outside – 09-57 (rev. Oct. 7)
132 Pair Of Empty Arms / Make It Soon - 02-58
Look (1959)
1001 Break It To Me Gently / My Date With You Last Night – 07-59 (rev. Aug. 3)
Redfern (unknown)
708 Let’s Moan / You Take Her Home
Starday (1963-)
639 Just Another Song / Three Sides To the Story – 07-63 w. June Stearns
660 Family man / We've Got Things In Common – 01-64 w. June Stearns
7012 Slipping Around (w. June Stearns) / (Willis Brothers:) The Wild Side Of Life – 64
Barbary Coast (ca 1964)
1000 Cherry Pie / Dang Me – ca 64
Kanwic (unknown) possibly different person
HFS-216 [Gene Martin And The Renegades:] Honky Tonk / [Vern Harris And The Renegades:] Pretty Eyes

Ron Elliott

2nd version
By Mario Manciotti, Praguefrank
SESSIONS
1987 Oak Valley Studios, 105 Oak Valley Drive, Nashville, TN – Ron Elliott (Ron Elliott [steel] + unknown musicians. Producer: Ray Pennington)
001 BLUE JADE Step One SOR-0018
002 I'M ALWAYS CHASING RAINBOWS Step One SOR-0018
003 12TH OF NEVER Step One SOR-0018
004 SOFTLY AND TENDERLY Step One SOR-0018 SOR-0036
005 WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN Step One SOR-0018 SOR-0036
006 THE LORD'S PRAYER Step One SOR-0018 SOR-0036
007 BORN TO LOSE Step One SOR-0018
008 HALF A MIND Step One SOR-0018
009 CARELESS HANDS Step One SOR-0018
010 WALTZ ACROSS TEXAS Step One SOR-0018
011 AMAZING GRACE Step One SOR-0018 SOR-0036
012 AMERICA Step One SOR-0018
1988 Oak Valley Studios, 105 Oak Valley Drive, Nashville, TN – Ron Elliott (Ron Elliott [steel], Brent Mason [gt], Roger Ball [rh gt], Jimmy Capps [rh gt], Buddy Emmons [IVL steelrider-tube bells/harp], David Smith [bass], Gene Chrisman/Kenny Malone [drums], Gary Prim [keyboards]. Producer: Ray Pennington)
013 PRECIOUS MEMORIES Step One SOR-0036
014 PEACE IN THE VALLEY Step One SOR-0036
015 IN THE GARDEN Step One SOR-0036
016 THE OLD RUGGED CROSS Step One SOR-0036
017 KING OF KINGS Step One SOR-0036
018 WHERE NO ONE STANDS ALONE Step One SOR-0036
019 BEAUTIFUL ISLE OF SOMEWHERE Step One SOR-0036
020 FARTHER ALONG Step One SOR-0036
Ron Elliott is still active, some private issues in albums list

ALBUMS
Step One SOR-0018 Pure American Steel: Blue Jade; I'm Always Chasing Rainbows; 12th Of Never; Softly And Tenderly; Will The Circle Be Unbroken; Lord's Prayer; Born To Lose; Half A Mind; Careless Hands; Waltz Across Texas; Amazing Grace; America - 87
Step One SOR-0036 Peace In The Valley: Precious Memories; Peace In The Valley; In The Garden; Old Rugged Cross; King Of Kings; Where No One Stands Alone; Beautiful Isle Of Somewhere; Farther Along; Softly And Tenderly; Will The Circle Be Unbroken; Lord's Prayer; Amazing Grace - 88
No label From Our Good Times: For The Good Times; Another Bridge To Burn; Take Me As I Am; Once A Day; Blue Eyes Cryin’ In The Rain; Behind Closed Doors; Silver Wings; Maiden’s Prayer; He Stopped Loving Her Today; Healing Hands Of Time; Cold Cold Heart; Release Me - 04
No label Hats Off To The Ladies: When I Dream; Don’t Touch Me; Blue Kentucky Girl; Here Comes My Baby; Making Believe; Satin Sheets; Sweet Dreams; The End Of The World; Help Me Make It Trough The Night; It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels; Beautiful Lies; Deepening Snow – 08-05
No label Just As I Am: Just As I Am; It's No Secret; Life's Railway To Heaven; Whispering Hope; What A Friend WE Have In Jesus; Lucinda's Prayer; Mansion On The Hilltop; Family Bible; Who At My Door Is Standing; How Great Thou Art – ca 05
No label Most Requested: Healing Hands Of Time; Behind Closed Doors; Always Chasin’ Rainbows; For The Good Times; Lucinda’s Prayer; Will The Circle Be Unbroken; Makin’ Believe; It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels; Tara’s Theme; When I Dream; Don’t Touch Me; What A Friend We Have In Jesus; The Lord’s Prayer; America - 06
No label Treasures From The Greene Years: Don’t You Ever Get Tired Of Hurting Me; All The Time; You Are My Treasure; Midnight Tennessee Woman; I’d Do AS Much For You; Until My Dreams Come True; I Love You Because; Ever Since My Baby Went Away; Lord-I Need Somebody Bad; The Last Letter; There Goes My Everything; Statue Of A Fool- 06
No label In The Garden: Family Bible; Farther Along; Mansion Over The Hilltop; Old Rugged Cross; In The Garden; Where No One Stands Alone; Precious Memories; Beautiful Isle Of Somewhere; Softly & Tenderly; What A Friend We Have In Jesus; Who At My Door Is Standing; Amazing Grace - 08-07 w. Don Helms

Brent Mitchell

By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
1999 Harvey Gerst's Double-wide Trailer, Bolivar, TX – Brent Mitchell (Producer: Brent Mitchell)
001 TAKE ME BACK HOME WMP 019921
002 HOW NOW WMP 019921
003 COAL MINER'S LUNG WMP 019921
004 CALL ME WMP 019921
005 Intro/TICKET TO HEAVEN WMP 01992
006 ANGEL OF FLESH AND BONE WMP 019921
007 BOQUILLAS WMP 019921
008 GOODBYE WMP 019921
009 SUNLIGHT WMP 019921
010 LANDYBUG WMP 019921
011 DRIVE ME TO DRINKIN' WMP 019921
012 TRAILER PARK WMP 019921
2004 unknown, TX – Brent Mitchell
013 DECEMBER, TEXAS Dog Trot
014 BOY AND DOG Dog Trot
015 BLACKBIRDS HANGIN' FROM THE NOONDAY SUN Dog Trot
016 THE WELL Dog Trot
017 CEMETERY ANGELS Dog Trot
018 THE WIND Dog Trot
019 OLD STONE HOUSE Dog Trot
020 PRODIGAL SON Dog Trot
021 TRUST Dog Trot
022 EVERCLEAR Dog Trot
023 HIGH JOHN DE CONQUER PART I Dog Trot
024 HIGH JOHN DE CONQUER PART II Dog Trot
025 TYGER, TYGER Dog Trot


ALBUMS
Whitmore Mitchell Productions 019921 Fallen Angel Palace: Take Me Back Home; How Now; Coal Miner's Lung; Call Me; Intro/Ticket To Heaven; Angel Of Flesh And Bone; Boquillas; Goodbye; Sunlight; Landybug; Drive Me To Drinkin'; Trailer Park - 99
Dog Trot no # Brent Mitchell: December, Texas; Boy and Dog;Blackbirds Hangin' from the Noonday Sun;The Well; Cemetery Angels; The Wind; Old Stone House; Prodigal Son; Trust; Everclear; High John de Conquer Part I; High John de Conquer Part II; Tyger, Tyger – 09-03-05

Olan Miller

By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
1995 Swanee Recording Studio, 3950 N. Mt. Juliett Road, Mount Juliett, TN – Olan Miller (Charlie Vaughan [gt/fiddle], Doug Jernigan [steel/dobro], Jack Ross [bass], John Stacey [drums], Damen seale [piano/synthesizer] + Karen Jeglum Kennedy Singers. Producer: Gene Kennedy & Bob Gallion)
001 IF OUR COMPANY'S ROCKING Door Knob DKCD-95-1045
002 UNTIL WE GET IT RIGHT Door Knob DKCD-95-1045
003 WE DON'T SAY WE'RE SORRY ANYMORE Door Knob DKCD-95-1045
004 SOMETHING'S WRONG Door Knob DKCD-95-1045
005 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY Door Knob DKCD-95-1045
006 (I'M GETTIN') BETTER BY THE BEER Door Knob DKCD-95-1045
007 JUST A MINUTE Door Knob DKCD-95-1045
008 HAPPY BIRTHDAY MY DARLIN' Door Knob DKCD-95-1045
009 HAG Door Knob DKCD-95-1045
010 COUNTRY WAY OF LIVIN' Door Knob DKCD-95-1045

ALBUMS
Door Knob DKCD-95-1045 Country Livin':
If Our Company's Rocking; Until We Get It Right; We Don't Say We're Sorry Anymore; Something's Wrong; Happy Anniversary; (I'm Gettin') Better By The Beer; Just A Minute; Happy Birthday My Darlin'; Hag; Country Way Of Livin' - 95

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.