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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Fess Parker

Fess Elisha Parker, Jr., *16-08-1924 Fort Worth, TX, +18-03-2010 [actor]
by Praguefrank
, Hans Sandberg
SESSIONS

ca January 1955 poss. Hollywood, CA – Fess Parker
001 CO 53011 BALLAD OF DAVY CROCKETT 4-40449 J4-242
002 CO 53012 I GAVE MY LOVE 4-40449 J4-242
ca February 1955 poss. Hollywood, CA – Fess Parker
003 CO 53118 FAREWELL 4-40450
004 CO 53119 I’M LONELY MY DARLING 4-40450
ca February 1955 poss. Hollywood, CA - Fess Parker & Buddy Ebsen (spoken word)
005A CO 53149 DAVY CROCKETT INDIAN FIGHTER, PART 1 4-40476 C 516/WDA-3602
005B CO 53150 DAVY CROCKETT INDIAN FIGHTER, PART 2 4-40477 C 516 /WDA-3602
005C CO 53151 DAVY CROCKETT INDIAN FIGHTER, PART 3 4-40477 C 516/WDA-3602
005D CO 53152 DAVY CROCKETT INDIAN FIGHTER, PART 4 4-40476 C 516/WDA-3602
006A CO 53153 DAVY CROCKETT GOES TO CONGRESS, PART 1 4-40478 C 517 B 2032/WDA-3602
006B CO 53154 DAVY CROCKETT GOES TO CONGRESS, PART 2 4-40479 B 2032/WDA-3602
006C CO 53155 DAVY CROCKETT GOES TO CONGRESS, PART 3 4-40479 C 517 B 2032/WDA-3602
006D CO 53156 DAVY CROCKETT GOES TO CONGRESS, PART 4 4-40478 C 517 B 2032/WDA-3602
007A CO 53157 DAVY CROCKETT AT THE ALAMO, PART 1 4-40480 C 518 /WDA-3602
007B CO 53158 DAVY CROCKETT AT THE ALAMO, PART 2 4-40481 C 518 /WDA-3602
007C CO 53159 DAVY CROCKETT AT THE ALAMO, PART 3 4-40481 C 518/WDA-3602
007D CO 53160 DAVY CROCKETT AT THE ALAMO, PART 4 4-40480 C 518 /WDA-3602
ca May 1955 Hollywood, CA – Fess Parker & Buddy Ebsen (George Burns Orchestra)
008 RHCO 33423 BE SURE YOU'RE RIGHT4-40510
009 RHCO 33424 OLD BETSY 4-40510
ca September 1955 Hollywood, CA – Fess Parker (George Burns Orchestra)
010 RHCO 33523 KING OF THE RIVER 4-40568
011 RHCO 33524 YALLER YALLER GOLD 4-40568
1956 Hollywood, CA - Fess Parker, * & Kathleen Crowley (Camarata Music)
012 FB-2139 THE BALLAD OF JOHN COLTER Disneyland F-43/WDL-4608 WDL-3007 DQ 1336
013 FB-2142? I'M LONELY MY DARLING* WDL-4608 DQ 1336
014 FB-2143 WRINGLE WRANGLE F-43/WDL-4608 DQ 1336
015 PIONEER'S PRAYER WDL-4608 DQ 1336
1956/1957? Hollywood, CA - Fess Parker (Camarata Music)
016 THE BALLAD OF DAVY CROCKETT WDL-3007 DQ 1336
017 THE GHOSTS OF THE OLD SAN JUAN WDL-3007 DQ 1336
018 PECOS BILL WDL-3007 DQ 1336
019 HUNTER'S RETURN WDL-3007 DQ 1336
020 OLD TIMER WDL-3007 DQ 1336
021 A COWBOY NEEDS A HORSE WDL-3007 DQ 1336
022 I GAVE MY LOVE (THE RIDDLE SONG) WDL-3007 DQ 1336
023 GOODNIGHT LITTLE WRANGLER WDL-3007 DQ 1336
024 ZTSP-26109 A HOLE IN THE SKY F-46
025 ZTSP-26110 WEDDING BELL CALYPSO F-46
026 GONNA FIND ME A BLUEBIRD F-53
027 CATCH ME FISH [CATFISH SONG*] F-53/ WDL-3007*
028 OLD YELLER DQ 1258
029 FAREWELL WDL-3007
030 THE DEVIL BE DURNED WDL-3007
031 NOAH’S ARK DQ 1269
6/26 August 1964 RCA Victor Studio A, 6363 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Fess Parker (Fess Parker [vcl], Al Hendrickson [gt], Ray Pohlman [gt], Neil Levang [gt], Carol Kaye [gt], Earl Palmer/Milt Holland [drums], Frank Flynn [timpani/percussion], Bobby Bruce [violin], Donald Robertson [piano], Tommy Morgan [harmonica], Ronald Langinger [flute], Richard Perissi, William Hinshaw, Vincent DeRosa (French horn); Sara Jane Tallman, William F. "Bill" Reeve, Gene Merlino, Ian Freebairn-Smith, Jackie Ward, Thurl Ravenscroft, Betty Allen, William (Billy) Lee [bck vcl])
032 RPA3-5244 DANIEL BOONE RCA 47-8429/LSP-2793 BCD 16113
033 LITTLE NATHAN LSP-2793 BCD 16113
034 JIM BOWIE LSP-2793 BCD 16113
035 ABRAHAM LINCOLN (THE TALL AMERICAN) LSP-2793 BCD 16113
036 GEORGE WASHINGTON LSP-2793 BCD 16113
037 PATRICK HENRY (THE PATRIOT) LSP-2793 BCD 16113
038 BALLAD OF DAVY CROCKETT 47-8429/LSP-2793 BCD 16113
039 ANDREW JACKSON (OLD HICKORY) LSP-2793 BCD 16113
040 BEN FRANKLIN LSP-2793 BCD 16113
041 LEWIS AND CLARK LSP-2793 BCD 16113
042 JOHNNY CLEM LSP-2793 BCD 16113
043 OLE KIT CARSON LSP-2793 BCD 16113
August 1969 RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Fess Parker (Producer: Ronny Light)
044 XWA4-2286 COMIN‘ AFTER JINNY 74-0249
045 XWA4-2287 SITTIN‘ HERE DRINKIN‘ 74-0249
1970s unknown – Fess Parker (Guss Norman Singers)
046 DAVY CROCKETT Gusto 900
047 LONELY Gusto 900
Discography is probably incomplete

ALBUMS
Disneyland WDL-4608 Westward Ho The Wagons: Main Title; The Ballad of John Colter*; Pioneer’s Prayer; The Peace Pipe; I’m Lonely My Darlin‘*; Wringle Wrangle*; Death’s Door; Pinoneer’s Prayer Answered; Wringle Wrangle*; Westward Ho The Wagons; Pionerr’s Prayer*; Westward Hoe Down; Wringle Wrangle – 56 (soundtrack, *Fess Parker)
Disneyland ? Cowboy And Indians Songs: The Ballad of Davy Crockett; The Ghosts of the Old San Juan; Pecos Bill; Hunter's Return; Old Timer; Pioneer's Prayer; Wringle Wrangle; The Ballad of John Colter; I'm Lonely My Darling; A Cowboy Needs a Horse; I Gave My Love (The Riddle Song); Goodnight Little Wrangler – 57 (reissued on DQ 1336)
Disneyland WDL-3007 Yarns And Songs: A Cowboy Needs a Horse; The Ghosts of the Old San Juan; Pecos Bill; Catfish Song; The Ballad of John Colter; Farewell; The Ballad of Davy Crockett; Hunter's Return; Old Timer; The Devil Be Durned; I Gave My Love (The Riddle Song); Goodnight Little Wrangler – 03-57 (reissued on WDL 1007 as Yarns And Songs Of The West in 1959)
Disneyland 1024 Walt Disney’s Old Yeller: Old Yeller (narreted by Fess Parker); Ballad of lobo (narrated by Rex Allen) – 57 (soundtrack, reissued as DQ 1258)
DQ-1269 Pecos Bill and other stories in Song including "Noah's Ark" (Starring Fess Parker): [LP 1 narration] The Littlest Outlaw; [LP 2 – Fess Parker:] Songs from Noah's Ark (animated episdode); Ballad of Davey Crockett ; The Ghosts of Old San Juan ; Pecos Bill (Story); The Riddle Song; Catfish Song; The Hunters Return (an Indian story)
Disneyland WDA-3602 Three Adventures Of Davy Crockett: Davy Crockett The Indian Fighter; Davy Crockett Goes To The Congress part 1; song: Ballad of Davy Crockett; ; Davy Crockett Goes To The Congress part 2 – 58 (soundtrack, reissued as ST-1926 in 1963 and DQ 1315 in 1968)
RCA Victor LPM/LSP-2793 Fess Parker, Star Of The TV Series Daniel Boone, Sings About Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett, Abe Lincoln (And Other Great American Heroes): Daniel Boone; Little Nathan; Jim Bowie; Abraham Lincoln (The Tall American); George Washington; Patrick Henry (The Patriot); Ballad Of Davy Crockett; Andrew Jackson (Old Hickory); Ben Franklin; Lewis And Clark; Johnny Clem; Ole Kit Carson - 64 (reissued in 1996 on Bear Family BCD 16113 Great American Heroes)

SINGLES
Columbia (1955)
4-40449/J4-242 Ballad Of Davy Crockett / I Gave My Love - 55
4-40450 Farewell / I’m Lonely My Darling - 55
4-40476/4-40477 [C 516] Davy Crockett Indian Fighter, Part 1,2,3,4 – 55 w. Buddy Ebsen
4-40478/4-40479 [C 517] Davy Crockett Goes To Congress, Part 1,2,3,4 – 55 w. Buddy Ebsen (also as EP B 2032)
4-40480/4-40481 [C 518] Davy Crockett At The Alamo, Part 1,2,3,4 – 55 w. Buddy Ebsen
4-40510 Be Sure You're Right / Old Betsy – 55 w. Buddy Ebsen
4-40568 King Of The River / Yaller Yaller Gold - 55
Disneyland
F-43 The Ballad Of John Colter / Wringle Wrangle – 56
F-49 A hole In The Sky / Wedding Bell Calypso – 56
F-53 Gonna Find Me a Bluebird / Catch Me Fish - 57
RCA Victor
47-8429 Daniel Boone / The Ballad Of Davy Crockett – 20-09-64
74-0249 Comin' After Jinny / Sittin' Here Drinkin' – 09-69
Gusto (1970s)
900 Davy Crockett / Lonely


Filmography (according to Wikipedia)
Harvey (1950)
No Room for the Groom (1952)
Untamed Frontier (1952)
Springfield Rifle (1952)
Take Me to Town (1953)
The Kid from Left Field (1953)
Island in the Sky (1953)
Thunder Over the Plains (1953)
Dragonfly Squadron (1954)
Them! (1954)
The Bounty Hunter (1954)
Battle Cry (1955)
Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier (1955)
The Great Locomotive Chase (1956)
Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (1956)
Westward Ho, The Wagons! (1956)
Old Yeller (1957)
The Light in the Forest (1958)
The Hangman (1959)
Alias Jesse James (1959)
The Jayhawkers! (1959)
Hell Is for Heroes (1962)
Smoky (1966)
Daniel Boone: Frontier Trail Rider (1966)
Television (according to Wikipedia)
Davy Crockett (miniseries 1954-1955)
City Detective (1 episode, 1955)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1962–1963)
Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) "Nothing Ever Happens in Linvale," plays Sheriff Ben Wister
Daniel Boone (lead cast member from 1964–1970, with Ed Ames, Patricia Blair, Darby Hinton, and Veronica Cartwright)
Climb an Angry Mountain (1972)
The Fess Parker Show (1974) (unsold pilot)
Oz and James's Big Wine Adventure (2007) (as himself, discussing wine making)

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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 Henk Scholts for long time cooperation.
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.
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