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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Ernest Thompson

*1892, +1961
by Tony Russell, Praguefrank
SESSIONS

25 April 1924 New York City – Ernest Thompson (Ernest Thompson [vcl/gt/harmonica])
001 81724 WAR TOWN QUICK STEP –instr.- unissued
002 81725-2 MISSISSIPPI SAWYER –instr.- Columbia 189-D Harmony 5099-H Velvet Tone 7034-V Diva 6004-G/ BACM CD D 031
003 81726-2 DONT PUT A TAX ON THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS 168-D
004 81727-2 ARE YOU FROM DIXIE? 130-D/ BACM CD D 031
005 81728-1 LITTLE BROWN JUG 147-D Harmony 5122-H/ BACM CD D 031
006 81729-2 HOW ARE YOU GOIN‘ TO WET YOUR WHISTLE? 147-D Harmony 5122-H/ BACM CD D 031
007 81730-2 RED WING 190-D Harmony 5123-H
008 81731-2 SNOW DEER 190-D Harmony 5123-H
009 81732-2 SPARROW BIRD WALTZ –instr.- 169-D Harmony 5112-H
010 81733-2 KISS WALTZ –instr.- 169-D Harmony 5112-H/ BACM CD D 031
011 81734-1 YIELD NOT TO TEMPTATION 158-D Harmony 5096-H Velvet Tone 7032-V Diva 6003-G/ BACM CD D 031
012 81735-2 LIFE‘S RAILWAY TO HEAVEN 158-D Harmony 5096-H Velvet Tone 7032-V Diva 6003-G/ BACM CD D 031
013 81736 YELLOW ROSE IN TEXAS –instr.- unissued
014 81737 SOLDIERS JOY –instr.- unissued
26 April 1924 New York City – Ernest Thompson (Ernest Thompson [vcl/gt-2/banjo-1/harmonica])
015 81742-1 THE WRECK OF THE SOUTHERN OLD 97 -2 130-D/ BACM CD D 031
016 81743-2 LIGHTNING EXPRESS -2 145-D Harmony 5121-H/ BACM CD D 031
017 81744-1 CHICKEN ROOST BEHIND THE MOON -1 206-D Harmony 5101-H/BACM CD D 031
018 81745-1 COON CRAP GAME -2 206-D Harmony 5101-H/ BACM CD D 031
019 81746-1 FRANKIE BAKER -2 168-D
020 81747-2 JESSIE JAMES [JESSE JAMES] –instr.- -1 145-D Harmony 5121-H/ BACM CD D 031
021 81748-1 CLIMBING UP THE GOLDEN STAIRS –instr.- -1 189-D Harmony 5099-H Velvet Tone 7034-V Diva 6004-G/ BACM CD D 031
9 September 1924 New York City – Ernest Thompson (Ernest Thompson [vcl/gt/harmonica])
022 81961-1 WEEPING WILLOW TREE 15001-D Harmony 5130-H/ BACM CD D 031
023 81983-2 THE LITTLE ROSEBUID CASKET 216-D Harmony 5124-H
024 81984-3 THE OLD TIME RELIGION 15007 D/ BACM CD D 031
025 81985-2 I'M GOING DOWN TO JORDAN 15007 D/ BACM CD D 031
026 81986 JOHN HENRY, STEEL DRIVER unissued
027 81987-2 SYLVESTER JOHNSON LEE 15001 D Harmony 5130-H/ BACM CD D 031
10 September 1924 New York City – Ernest Thompson & Connie Sides (Ernest Thompson [harmonica/prob.banjo], Connie Sides [prob. gt])
028 81992-1 AT A GEORGIA CAMP MEETING –instr.- 15002 D
029 81993-1 SILLY BILL –instr. 15002 D
11 September 1924 New York City - Ernest Thompson (Ernest Thompson [vcl/gt/banjo/kazoo/harmonica])
030 140000-1 WHISTLING RUFUS 15006-D Harmony 5109-H
031 140001-1 WHEN YOU'RE ALL IN, DOWN AND OUT 15006-D Harmony 5109-H
032 140032 JIM THOMPSONS OLD GREY MULE –instr.- unissued
033 140033-3 ALEXANDER'S RAGTIME BAND –instr.-15000-D Harmony 5129-H/ BACM CD D 031
034 140034-2 MISSISSIPPI DIPPY DIP –instr.- 15000-D Harmony 5129-H/ BACM CD D 031
12 September 1924 New York City - Ernest Thompson (Ernest Thompson [vcl/gt])
035 140035-3 IN THE RAGGAE COACH AHEAD 216-D Harmony 5124-H
21 January 1930 Gennett Recording Studio, Starr Piano Company Building, Whitewater Gorge Park, Richmond, In – Ernest E. Thompson (Ernest Thompson [gt/harmonica])
036 G16120 SPARROW BIRD-GOOD OLD SUMM –instr.- Gennett 7139/ BACM CD D 031
037 G16121-A MY LITTLE GIRL –instr.- rejected
038 G16122 ARE YOU FROM DIXIE/SWANEE RIVER –instr.- Gennett 7139
22 January 1930 Gennett Recording Studio, Starr Piano Company Building, Whitewater Gorge Park, Richmond, In – Ernest E. Thompson (Ernest Thompson [vcl/gt/harmonica])
039 G16124 BRING ME A LEAF FROM THE SEA rejected
040 G16127 SNOW DEAR/RAINBOW –instr.- unissued
16125,6 not by E.T.
29 March 1930 Gennett Recording Studio, Starr Piano Company Building, Whitewater Gorge Park, Richmond, In – Earnest Thompson (Ernest Thompson [prob. vcl/gt/harmonica])
041 G16422 EVERY LITTLE BIT ADDED TO rejected
042 G16423 SWEETHEART DANCE WITH ME rejected
043 G16425 I WILL BE DANCING WITH YOU rejected
044 G16426 WHAT IS HOME w/o BABIES rejected
045 G16427 untitled - rejected

ALBUMS
BACM [UK] CD D 031 Pioneer Artist From North Carolina: Chicken Roost Behind The Moon; Little Brown Jug; Climbing Up The Golden Stairs (instr.); Are You From Dixie; Mississippi Sawyer (Instr.); Wreck Of The Old Southern 97; Coon Crap Game; Mississippi Dippy Dip (Instr.); The Old Time Religion; Jesse James (Instr.); The Lightning Express; Yield Not To Temptation; Life’s Railroad To Heaven; Sparrow Bird Waltz (Instr.); Weeping Willow Tree; Alexander’s Ragtime Band (Instr.); How Are You Goin’ To Whet Your Whistle; Kiss Waltz (Instr.); Sylvester Johnson Lee; I’m Going Down To Jordan – ca 04


SINGLES
Columbia (1924)
130D Are You From Dixie? / The Wreck Of The Southern Old 97 - 24
145D Lightning Express / Jessie James – 24 (also on Harmony 5121-H)
147D Little Brown Jug / How Are You Goin To Wet Your Whistle? – 24 (also on Harmony 5122-H)
158D Yield Not To Temptation / Lifes Railway To Heaven – 24 (also on Harmony 5096-H, Velvet Tone 7032-V Diva 6003-G)
168D Frankie Baker / Dont Put A Tax On The Beautiful Girls - 24
169D Sparrow Bird Waltz / Kiss Waltz – 24 (also on Harmony 5112-H)
189D Mississippi Sawyer / Climbing Up The Golden Stairs – 24 (also on Harmony 5099-H, Velvet Tone 7034-V Diva 6004-G)
190D Red Wing / Snow Deer -24 (also on Harmony 5123-H)
206D Chicken Roost Behind The Moon / Coon Crap Game (also on Harmony 5101-H)
216D The Little Rosebuid Casket / In The Raggae Coach Ahead (also on Harmony 5124-H)
15000D Alexander's Ragtime Band / Mississippi Dippy Dip (also on Harmony 5129-H)
15001D Weeping Willow Tree / Sylvester Johnson Lee (also on Harmony 5130-H)
15002D At A Georgia Camp Meeting / Silly Bill
15006D Whistling Rufus / When You're All In, Down And Out (also on Harmony 5109-H)
15007D The Old Time Religion / I'm Going Down To Jordan
Gennett (1930)
7139 Sparrow Bird-Good Old Summ / Are You From Dixie/Swanee River - 30

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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.
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Thanks to Mario Manciotti for sending session details daily
Thanks to Kurt Rokitta for a lot of session info
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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
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Thanks to Tony Middleton for RCA session info.
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Thanks to Richard Price for miscellaneous session information
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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.
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