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Sunday, December 19, 2010

Curly Putman

Claude "Curly" Putman, Jr., *20-11-1930 Princeton, Jackson County, AL
2nd versionBy Michel Ruppli, Chris Huskey, PraguefrankName of the singer is often spelled as Putnam (especially on composer credits). I listed Putman as is showed on the most of his recordsSESSIONSca. December 1959 RCA Victor Studio, 1610 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN – Curly Putman
001 K8OW-0926/L9OW-4138* FORSAKEN Cherokee CR-504 Everest 19334*
002 K8OW-0927/L9OW-4139* THE PRISON SONG Cherokee CR-504 Everest 19334* PC
23 March 1967 Nashville, TN – Curly Putman (Producer: Buddy Killen)
003 13921 HURTIN' LIKE A HEARTACHE 45-10934/ABCS-618
004 13922 MY ELUSIVE DREAMS 45-10934/ABCS-618
005 13923 WHAT I'D GIVE TO BE THE WIND ABCS-618
21 August 1967 Nashville, TN – Curly Putman (Producer: Buddy Killen)
006 14212 GREEN, GREEN GRASS OF HOME ABCS-618
007 14213 I'M NOT THE BOY I USED TO BE ABCS-618
008 14214 HUMMIN' A HEARTACHE 45-10984/ABCS-618
22 August 1967 Nashville, TN – Curly Putman (Producer: Buddy Killen)
009 14215 RIGHT STRAIGHT IN THE EYE ABCS-618
010 14216 JAILBIRDS CAN'T FLY ABCS-618
011 14217 UNTOUCHABLE YOU 45-11050/ABCS-618
012 14218 SET ME FREE 45-10984/ ABCS-618
10 January 1968 Nashville, TN – Curly Putman (Producer: Paul Cohen)
013 14665 TAKE IT ALL OFF 45-11095/ABCS-686
014 14666 HAPPY SHOES 45-11095/ABCS-686
23 January 1968 Nashville, TN – Curly Putman (Producer: Paul Cohen)
015 14675 BIG SILVER WINGS ABCS-686
016 14676 LITTLE BITTY SOLDIER BOYS 45-11050
6 November 1968 Nashville, TN – Curly Putman (Producer: Paul Cohen)
017 15426 YOU CAN ALWAYS COME BACK 11238/ABC-686
018 15427 WILD STREAK 45-11238
019 15428 TALKING TO THE GRASS ABCS-686
020 15429 SAN FRANCISCO SUN 45-11179/ABCS-686
18 November 1968 Nashville, TN – Curly Putman (Producer: Paul Cohen)
021 15463 IF I EVER GET THAT CLOSE AGAIN 45-11179/ABCS-686
022 15464 WHO LOVES WHO ABCS-686
023 15465 JUST FOR YOU ABCS-686
024 15466 LOVE OF THE COMMON PEOPLE ABCS-686
025 15467 D-I-V-O-R-C-E ABCS-686
4 March 1970 [10:00-13:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Curly Putman (Curly Putman [gt], Grady Martin [gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Lloyd Green [steel], Junior Huskey [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Jerry Smith [piano], Don Sheffield [trumpet], + vocal chorus. Producer: Chet Atkins)
026 ZWA4-1036 YOU LOVE ME INTO STAYING RCA Victor 74-0577
027 ZWA4-1037 ARMY OF HEARTACHES 47-9850
028 ZWA4-1038 COUNTRY DREAMS 47-9910
20 March 1970 [14:00-17:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Curly Putman (Pete Wade [gt], Kelso Hurston [gt], Lloyd Green [steel], Weldon Myrick [steel], Junior Huskey [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Floyd Cramer [piano], Don Sheffield [trumpet], + vocal chorus. Producer: Chet Atkins)
029 ZWA4-1071 WOKE UP A STRANGER 47-9910
030 ZWA4-1072 I KNOW THE END IF THE WORLD (WHEN I SEE IT) unissued
031 ZWA4-1073 WAITING FOR THAT NEX TRAINBOW 47-9850
21 December 1970 [14:00-17:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Curly Putman (Grady Martin [gt], Jerry Shook [gt], Weldon Myrick [steel], Junior Huskey [bass], Ralph Gallant [drums], Beegie Cruser [piano], + vocal chorus. Producer: Chet Atkins)
032 ZWA4-2044 DIDN’T WE TRY unissued
033 ZWA4-2045 DANNY THE D.J. 47-9959
034 ZWA4-2046 GOIN' HOME BLUES 47-9959
7 May 1971 [10:00-13:00] RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Curly Putman (Chet Atkins [gt], Grady Martin [gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Weldon Myrick [steel], Junior Huskey [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Jerry Smith [piano], Lee Womack [organ], Johnny Gimble [fiddle]. Producer: Chet Atkins)
035 AWA4-1476 MY MIND STAYS ON THE ONE TIME 48-1004
036 AWA4-1477 DIVORCE SALE 48-1004
037 AWA4-1478 OLD RAMBLIN' ALABAMA ME 74-0577
2010 Nashville, TN – Curly Putman, w.  Deborah Allen [-1], Dolly Parton [-2], Sarah Johns [-3] (Curly Putman [vcl], Pat McGrath [ac gt], James Mitchell [el gt], Mike Johnson [steel], Glenn Worf [bass gt], Eddie Bayers [drums], Adam Engelhardt [percussion], Eric Darken [percussion/ xylophone/vibraphone], Glen Duncan [fiddle/mandolin/ac gt], John Barlow Jarvis [piano], Mike Rojas [keyboards/ organ/Wurlitzer/accordion], John Wesley Ryles, Ronnie Bowman, Garnet Imes Bowman [bck vcl]. Producer: Curly Putman, Adam Engelhardt)
038 OLDER THE VIOLIN; ONLY OKLAHOMA AWAY -1
039 RADIO LOVER
040 GREEN, GREEN GRASS OF HOME
041 MADE FOR LOVING YOU -2
042 THAT RUNAWAY WOMAN
043 MAGNOLIA IN THE SNOW
044 WINO THE CLOWN
045 MY ELUSIVE DREAMS -3
046 COULDN'T LOVE HAVE PICKED A BETTER PLACE TO DIE
047 FOOTPRINTS
tracks above issued on album Write 'em Sad - Sing 'em Lonesome


ALBUMSABC-Paramount ABC/ABCS-618 Lonesome Country Of Curly Putman: I'm Not The Boy I Used To Be; Hummin' A Heartache; Green, Green Grass Of Home; Hurtin' Like A Heartache; My Elusive Dreams; Right Straight In The Eye; Jailbirds Can't Fly; Untouchable You; Set Me Free; What I'd Give To Be The Wind – 10-67
ABC-Paramount ABCS-686 Curly Putman's World Of Country Music: San Francisco Sun; Just For You; You Can Always Come Back; Talking To The Grass; Take It All Off; If I Ever Get That Close Again; Happy Shoes; Who Loves Who; Love Of The Common People; D-I-V-O-R-C-E; Big Silver Wings - 69

Curly Putman ? (UPC643157413097) Write 'em Sad - Sing 'em Lonesome: Older the Violin; Only Oklahoma Away (feat. Deborah Allen); Radio Lover; Green, Green Grass of Home; Made For Loving You (feat. Dolly Parton); That Runaway Woman; Magnolia In the Snow; Wino the Clown; My Elusive Dreams (feat. Sarah Johns); Couldn't Love Have Picked A Better Place To Die; Footprints - 10


SINGLESCherokee (1959)
CR-504 The Prison Song / Forsaken - 02-60 (reissued on Everest 19334)
ABC (1967-69)
45-10934 My Elusive Dreams / Hurtin' Like A Heartache - 06-67
45-10984 Set Me Free / Hummin' A Heartache -10-67
45-11050 Little Bitty Soldier Boys / Untouchable You - 02-68
45-11095 Happy Shoes / Take It All Off - 06-68
45-11179 San Francisco Sun / If I Ever Get That Close Again - 01-69
45-11238 Wild Sterak / You Can Always Come Back - 07-69
RCA Victor (1970-71)
47-9850 Army Of Heartaches / Waiting For That Next Rainbow -05-70
47-9910 Country Dreams / Woke Up With A Stranger - 10-70
47-9959 Danny The D.J. / Goin' Home Blues - 01-71
48-1004 Divorce Sale / My Mind Stays On The One Time - 07-71
74-0577 Old Ramblin' Alabama Me / You Love Me Into Staying - 11-81

Bill Knopf

By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
1976 unknown, CA – Bill Knopf & Hot Off The Press (Bill Knopf [banjo], Howard Yearwood [gt], Frank Javorsek [mandolin-1], Randy Graham [mandolin-2], Carol Yearwood [bass], Bill Cunningham [fiddle-3], Bruce Johnson [fiddle-4], Producer: Bill Knopf)
001 TRAIN 45 -2-4 Am.Heritage AH401-524
002 NOLA -2 Am.Heritage AH401-524
003 BEAUMONT RAG -2-4 Am.Heritage AH401-524
004 BLACK MOUNTAIN RAG -1-4 Am.Heritage AH401-524
005 FOGGY MOUNTAIN SPECIAL -2-3 Am.Heritage AH401-524
006 ARKANSAS TRAVELLER -1-3 Am.Heritage AH401-524
007 ALABAMA JUBILEE -2-4 Am.Heritage AH401-524
008 MAPLE LEAF RAG -2 Am.Heritage AH401-524
009 GREY EAGLE -1-4 Am.Heritage AH401-524
010 PRISONER'S SONG -2-3 Am.Heritage AH401-524
011 BILL CHEATUM -2-3 Am.Heritage AH401-524
012 WHISKEY BEFORE BREAKFAST -1-4 Am.Heritage AH401-524
1979 City Recording Service, Hollywood, CA – Bill Knopf (Bill Knopf [banjo/gt], Vince Gill, Byron Berline [fiddle])
013 GOLD RUSH Ridge Runer RRR-0020
014 TURKEY KNOB Ridge Runer RRR-0020
015 SCOTT JOPLIN'S NEW RAG Ridge Runer RRR-0020
016 BABYFACE Ridge Runer RRR-0020
017 CHEROKEE Ridge Runer RRR-0020
018 LONESOME FIDDLE BLUES Ridge Runer RRR-0020
019 BUGLE CALL RAG Ridge Runer RRR-0020
020 THE WORLD IS WAITING FOR THE SUNRISE Ridge Runer RRR-0020
021 SOLDIER'S JOY Ridge Runer RRR-0020
022 ELITE SYNCOPATIONS Ridge Runer RRR-0020
023 TOM AND JERRY Ridge Runer RRR-0020
024 SAN ANDREAS QUICKSTEP Ridge Runer RRR-0020
1983 unknown – Bill Knopf (Bill Knopf [banjo/gt], Howard Yearwood [gt], Paul Reynoso [gt], Kenny Blackwell/Frank Javorsek [mandolin], Carol Yearwood/Jeff D‘Angelo [bass], Ron Davis [drums], Byron Berline [fiddle], Bob Frankot [fiddle], Kathy Craig [piano])
025 TIDAL WAVE First Inversion FIR 001
026 RAWHIDE First Inversion FIR 001
027 RAGTIME DANCE First Inversion FIR 001
028 PACIFIC SWING First Inversion FIR 001
029 LIME HOUSE BLUES First Inversion FIR 001
030 THE ENTERTAINER First Inversion FIR 001
031 GROUND SPEED First Inversion FIR 001
032 STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY First Inversion FIR 001
033 EASY WINNERS First Inversion FIR 001
034 TAKE THE 'A' TRAIN First Inversion FIR 001
035 ENOUGH IS A KNOPF First Inversion FIR 001
036 THE CASCADES. First Inversion FIR 001
1993 unknown – Bill Knopf (Bill Knopf [banjo], Kathy Craig [piano])
037 MAPLE LEAF RAG First Inversion FIR CD 005
038 THE ENTERAINER First Inversion FIR CD 005
039 ELITE SYNCOMATIONS First Inversion FIR CD 005
040 GLADIOLUS RAG First Inversion FIR CD 005
041 ORIGINAL RAGS First Inversion FIR CD 005
042 EASY WINNERS First Inversion FIR CD 005
1994 unknown – Bill Knopf (Bill Knopf [banjo], Kathy Craig [piano])
043 THUNDERER First Inversion FIR CD 006
044 WASHINGTON POST First Inversion FIR CD 006
045 FAIREST OF THE FAIR First Inversion FIR CD 006
046 KING COTTON First Inversion FIR CD 006
047 CORCORAN CADETS First Inversion FIR CD 006
048 SEMPER FIDELIS First Inversion FIR CD 006
049 STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER First Inversion FIR CD 006
2003 unknown – Bill Knopf (Bill Knopf [banjo], Tom Corbett [mandolin], Drew Daniels [bass], George Green [drums], Dennis Fetchet [fiddle], Kathy Craig [piano])
050 BEGIN THE BEGUINE First Inversion FIR CD 007
051 LOOKING ON MY BACK DOOR First Inversion FIR CD 007
052 OH LADY BE GOOD First Inversion FIR CD 007
053 ALABAMA JUBILEE First Inversion FIR CD 007
054 SLIPPED DISC First Inversion FIR CD 007
055 LONESOME FIDDLE BLUES First Inversion FIR CD 007
056 WHEN I’M 64 First Inversion FIR CD 007

ALBUMS
American Heritage AH 401-524 Bill Knopf On Banjo: Train 45; Nola; Beaumont Rag; Black Mountain Rag; Foggy Mountain Special; Arkansas Traveller; Alabama Jubilee; Maple Leaf Rag; Grey Eagle; Prisoner's Song; Bill Cheatum; Whiskey Before Breakfast - 77
Ridge Runner RRR-0020 San Andreas Quickstep: Gold Rush; Turkey Knob; Scott Joplin's New Rag; Babyface; Cherokee; Lonesome Fiddle Blues; Bugle Call Rag; The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise; Soldier's Joy; Elite Syncopations; Tom And Jerry; San Andreas Quickstep - 79
First Inversion FIR 001 Pacific Swing: Tidal Wave; Rawhide; Ragtime Dance; Pacific Swing; Lime House Blues; The Entertainer; Ground Speed; Stompin' At The Savoy; Easy Winners; Take The 'A' Train; Enough Is A Knopf; The Cascades - 83
First Inversion FIR CD 005 Bill Knopf Plays Scott Joplin On 5-String Banjo: Maple Leaf Rag; The Enterainer; Elite Syncomations; Gladiolus Rag; Original Rags; Easy Winners - 93
First Inversion FIR CD 006 John Philip Sousa Marches Performed On 5-String Banjo: Thunderer; Washington post; Fairest Of the Fair; King Cotton; Corcoran Cadets; Semper Fidelis; Stars And Stripes Forever - 94
First Inversion FIR CD 007 Begin The Beguine: Begin The Beguine; Looking On My Back Door; Oh Lady Be Good;; Alabama Jubilee; Slipped Disc; Lonesome Fiddle Blues; When I’m 64 - 03

Country Drifters

By Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti, Lillies Ohlsson
SESSIONS
18 October 1982 Pantego Sound Studio, 2210 Raper, Arlington, TX – The Country Drifters (Bob Pritchard [vcl-1],Randell Branscum [vcl-2], Tommy Spurlock [rh gt], Ralph Mooney [steel], Bill Gilley [bass], Joe Bielinski [drums], Merle David [fiddle], Mike McCain [piano] + Royce Turney [vcl-3]. Producer: Joe Bielinski)
001 A WHOLE LOT OF SOMETHIN' -2 Trio Club TCRLP-001
002 DOUBLE LIFE -1 Trio Club TCRLP-001
003 ONE MORE MEMORY -2 Trio Club TCRLP-001
004 A GIRL LIKE YOU -1 Trio Club TCRLP-001
005 YOU'RE STRONGER THAN ME -3 Trio Club TCRLP-001
006 CINDERELLA Trio Club TCRLP-001
007 TALK BACK TREMBLING LIPS -1 Trio Club TCRLP-001
008 PLAYBOY -2 Trio Club TCRLP-001
009 HIGH AS THE MOUNTAINS -1 Trio Club TCRLP-001
010 UNDER YOUR SPELL AGAIN -2 Trio Club TCRLP-001
011 STORM OF LOVE -1 Trio Club TCRLP-001
012 ANOTHER BRIDGE TO BURN -3 Trio Club TCRLP-001


ALBUMS
Trio Club TCRLP-001 Country - The Westcoast Way: A Whole Lot Of Somethin'; Double Life; One More Memory; A Girl Like You; Cinderella; You're Stronger Than Me; Talk Back Trembling Lips; Playboy; High As The Mountains; Under Your Spell Again; Storm Of Love; Another Bridge To Burn - 83

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.