SESSION DISCOGRAPHY * ALBUMS DISCOGRAPHY * SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY

Country and crossover since 1920s and my favorite artists of all genres too...
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Monday, January 31, 2011

Mike Miller

by Dick Grant with acknowledgements to Praguefrank, Bill Daniels 
SESSIONS

early 1958 Cincinnati, OH - Mike Miller and Jack Casey And The Star Mountain Boys (Meredith E. “Mike” Miller [vcl/banjo], Alfred Jack “Casey” Casebolt [vcl/rh gt])
001 STARR-45-111 I NEED YOU SWEETHEART Starr 45-603 Cameo 45-137
002 STARR-45-112 DON’T MESS UP MY HAIR 45-603 45-137 Cactus CACT-056
CACTUS CACT-056 HIGH ON THE HOG: HONKY TONK AND HIOLLBILLY BOP, VOL. 2
1959 Columbus, OH - Mike Miller and Jack Casey And The Star Mountain Boys (Meredith E. “Mike” Miller [vcl/banjo], Jack “Casey” Casebolt [vcl/rh gt])
003 682-45-71 I’D LIKE TO SPEND A LIFETIME LOVIN’ YOU Early Bird 45-602
004 682-45-72 YOU’RE NOT WORTH A DIME  45-602
EARLY BIRD Records was owned by JACK CASEBOLT.
ca March 1961* unknown - Mike Miller and Jack Casey And The Star Mountain Boys (Meredith E. “Mike” Miller [vcl/banjo], Jack “Casey” Casebolt [vcl/rh gt])
005 ST-4735 THE BANJO AND THE BUTTERFLY Starday SEP-167, Starday SLP-169
006 ST-4736 YESTERDAY WAS A LONELY DREAM SEP-167
007 ST-4737 YOU’VE BROKEN HER HEART SEP-167
008 ST-4738 A MEMORY OF YOU SEP-167
*from master numebrs sequence; according to Dick Grant session held in May
STARDAY SEP-167 “MIKE MILLER and JACK CASEY and THE STONE MOUNTAIN BOYS [Bluegrass] (1961); STARDAY SLP-169 MORE BANJO IN THE HILLS (1962)
ca February 1962 unknown - Mike Miller and Jack Casey And The Star Mountain Boys and Roy Smiley and Red Barnes (Meredith E. “Mike” Miller [vcl/banjo], Jack “Casey” Casebolt [vcl/rh gt],Roy Smiley + unknown musicians)
009 5300 LOVE ME Nashville NV-5051/Buckingham P-ST-720Continental Maple Leaf CMS-1010 Palace S-720
010 5301 OUTER SPACE BLUES Nashville NV-5051/Buckingham P-ST-722 CMS-1013 Palace S-722
BUCKINGHAM P-ST-720 MOUNTAIN FOLK SONG CONCERT BLUEGRASS STYLE (January 1963); CONTINENTAL MAPLE LEAF CML/CMS-1010 MOUNTAIN FOLK SONG CONCERT BLUEGRASS STYLE (January 1963); PALACE M/S-720 MOUNTAIN FOLK SONG CONCERT BLUEGRASS STYLE (January 1963); BUCKINGHAM P-ST-722 SPECTACULAR BLUEGRASS FAVORITES with 5 String Banjo-HYLO BROWN of Opry Fame/BILL CLIFTON and his Dixie Mountain Boys” released (January 1963); CONTINENTAL MAPLE LEAF CML/CMS-1013 SPECTACULAR BLUEGRASS FAVORITES (January 1963); PALACE M/S-722 SPECTACULAR BLUEGRASS FAVORITES (January 1963)
1963 poss. Goodlettsville, TN - Mike Miller - Jack Casey And The Star Mountain Boys (Meredith E. “Mike” Miller [vcl/banjo], Jack “Casey” Casebolt [vcl/rh gt])
011 P5KM-3688/20632A HOW CAN I TELL MY HEART? Nugget NR-204 Rome R-1118
012 P5KM-3689/20632B BLUE GRASS COUNTRY NR-204 R-1118
JACK CASEY was the owner of ROME Records.
12 February 1964 [14:00-17:00] Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue, South, Nashville, TN – Jimmy Martin (James Henry “Jimmy” Martin [vcl/rh gt], Mike Miller [banjo], Roy Madison “Junior” Huskey Jr. [bass], Murray M. “Buddy” Harman [drums], Vernon Derrick [fiddle]. Producer: Owen Bradley)
000 114530/NA-12836 TRUCK DRIVING MAN Decca DL-74536/BCD-15705
000 114531/NA-12837 THERE’S MORE PRETTY GIRLS THAN ONE Decca DL-74536/BCD-15705
000 114532/NA-12838 SIX DAYS ON THE ROAD Decca DL-74536/BCD-15705
000 114533/NA-12839 TRUCK DRIVER’S QUEEN Decca 33021/DL-74536 BCD-15705    
DECCA DL-4536/DL-74636 JIMMY MARTIN AND THE SUNNY MOUNTAIN BOYS SING WIDOW MAKER (June 1964);  BEAR FAMILY BCD-15705 JIMMY MARTIN AND THE SUNNY MOUNTAIN BOYS (GER, September 1994)
22 April 1964 [18:00-21:00] Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue, South, Nashville, TN – Jimmy Martin (James Henry “Jimmy” Martin [vcl/rh gt], Grady Martin [gt], Mike Miller [banjo], Roy Madison “Junior” Huskey Jr. [bass], Murray M. “Buddy” Harman [drums], Vernon Derrick [fiddle]. Producer: Owen Bradley)
000 114820/NA-12912 I’D RATHER HAVE AMERICA Decca 31629/DL-74643 King Bluegrass KB-7 BCD-15705
000 114821/NA-12913 LITTLE ROBIN MCA MCA-435/BCD-15705
000 114822/NA-12914 THERE’S BETTER TIMES A’COMING MCA-40449/Decca DL-74643 King Bluegrass KB-7 BCD-15705
000 114823/NA-12915 VISION Decca  31748/DL-74643 KB-7 BCD-15705
DECCA DL-4643/DL-74643 SUNNY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN (June  1965);  MCA MCA-435 FLY ME TO FRISCO (August 1974); KING BLUEGRASS KB-7 SUNNY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN (1986)
13 August 1964 [14:00-17:00] Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue, South, Nashville, TN – Jimmy Martin (James Henry “Jimmy” Martin [vcl/rh gt], Grady Martin [gt], Mike Miller [banjo], Roy Madison “Junior” Huskey Jr. [bass], Murray M. “Buddy” Harman [drums], Vernon Derrick [fiddle]. Producer: Owen Bradley)
000 115164/NA-13041 GUITAR PICKING PRESIDENT Decca 31680/DL-74643 KB-7 BCD-15705
000 115165/NA-13042 IT TAKES ONE TO KNOW ONE Decca 31680/DL-74643 KB-7 BCD-15705
000 115166/NA-13043 SUNNY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN Decca 31748 MCA-40076/DL-74643 KB-7 BCD-15705
000 115167/NA-13044 SNOW WHITE GRAVE Decca DL-74643 KB-7 BCD-15705
9 March 1965 [14:00-17:00] Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue, South, Nashville, TN – Jimmy Martin (James Henry “Jimmy” Martin [vcl/rh gt], Mike Miller [banjo], Floyd Taylor “Lightnin’” Chance [bass], Willie Ackerman [drums], Benny Martin [fiddle]. Producer: Owen Bradley)
000 115783/NA-13341 POOR ELLEN SMITH DL-74643 KB-7 BCD-15705
000 115784/NA-13342 SHENANDOAH WALTZ DL74643 KB-7 BCD-15705
000 115785/NA-13343 I’M COMING BACK BUT I DON’T KNOW WHEN DL-74643 KB-7 BCD-15705
000 115786/NA-13344 IN THE PINES  DL-74643 KB-7 BCD-15705

SINGLES
Starr (1958)
45-603 I Need You Sweetheart / Don’t Mess Up My Hair – ca 04-58 (reissued on Cameo 45-137 in May 1958)
Early Bird (1959)
45-602 I’d Like To Spend A Lifetime Lovin’ You /  You’re Not Worth A Dime – 59
Starday/*Nashville (1961-2)
*NV-5051 Love Me / Outer Space Blues – 03-62
(EPs)
SEP-167 The Banjo And The Butterfly / Yesterday Was A Lonely Dream /  You’ve Broken Her Heart / A Memory Of You – 61
Nugget (1963)
NR-204 How Can I Tell My Heart? / Blue Grass Country – 04-63 (reissued on Rome R-1118 in December 1972)


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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
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