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Thursday, May 12, 2011

Johnny Bragg / Prisonaires

*06-05-1925 Nashville, TN, +01-09-2004
by Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Bosko Asanovic on http://soulfulkindamusic.tripod.com/jbragg.htm
SESSIONS
1 June 1953 Sun Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – The Prisonaires (Johnny Bragg [ld tenor vcl-1], John Drue [ld tenor vcl-2], William Stewart [baritone vcl/gt], Marcell Sanders [bass vcl], Ed Thurman [tenor vcl], Joe Hill Louis [el gt-3]. Producer: Sam Phillips)
P01 JUST WALKIN' IN THE RAIN / BABY PLEASE BCD-15525
P02 U-76 JUST WALKIN' IN THE RAIN -1 Sun 186/ BCD-15525
P03 U-75 BABY PLEASE -2-3 186/ BCD-15525
3 August 1953 Sun Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – The Prisonaires (Johnny Bragg [ld tenor vcl], John Drue [tenor vcl], William Stewart [baritone vcl/gt], Marcell Sanders [bass vcl], Ed Thurman [tenor vcl], Ike Turner [bass-1/piano-2/el gt-3]. Producer: Sam Phillips)
P04 U-82 SOFTLY AND TENDERLY -2 189/ BCD-15525
P05 U-81 MY GOD IS REAL -1 189/ BCD-15525
P06 U-85 A PRISONER'S PRAYER -3 191/ BCD-15525
17 October 1953 Sun Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – The Prisonaires (Johnny Bragg [ld tenor vcl], John Drue [tenor vcl], William Stewart [baritone vcl/gt], Marcell Sanders [bass vcl], Ed Thurman [tenor vcl]. Producer: Sam Phillips)
P07 U-86 I KNOW 191/ BCD-15525
8 May 1954 Tennessee State Penitentary, Nashville TN – The Prisonaires (Johnny Bragg [ld tenor vcl], John Drue [tenor vcl], William Stewart [baritone vcl/gt], Marcell Sanders [bass vcl], Ed Thurman [tenor vcl].
P08 U-122 THERE IS LOVE IN YOU 207/ BCD-15525
P09 U-123 WHAT'LL YOU DO NEXT 207/ BCD-15525
1953-1955 Sun Studio, Memphis, TN or Tennessee State Penitentary, Nashville TN – The Prisonaires
P10 NO MORE TEARS BCD-15525
P11 DREAMING OF YOU BCD-15525
P12 THAT CHICK'S TOO YOUNG TO FRY BCD-15525
P13 TWO STRANGERS BCD-15525
P14 WHAT ABOUT FRANK CLEMENT BCD-15525
P15 FRIENDS CALL ME A FOOL BCD-15525
P16 LUCILLE, I WANT YOU BCD-15525
P17 SURLEEN BCD-15525
P18 ALONE AND LONELY BCD-15525
P19 ROCKIN‘ HORSE BCD-15525
P20 NO MORE TEARS BCD-15525
P21 IF I WERE KING BCD-15525
P22 I WISH BCD-15525
P23 DON'T SAY TOMORROW
P24 NO MORE TEARS BCD-15525
P25 WHAT'LL YOU DO NEXT BCD-15525
1955 Nashville, TN – The Marigolds (Johnny Bragg, Edward Lee Thurmon, John Edward Drue, Henry Jones, Hal Hebb, Willie Wilson, Alfred Brooks)
M01 ROLLIN' STONE Excello 2057
M02 WHY DON'T YOU Excello 2057
1955 Nashville, TN – The Solotones (ohnny Bragg, Edward Lee Thurmon, William Stewart, John Edward Drue, Henry Jones, Hal Hebb, Willie Wilson, Alfred Brooks)
S01 PORK AND BEANS Excello 2060
S02 FRONT PAGE BLUES Excello 2060
1955 Nashville, TN – The Marigolds (Johnny Bragg, Edward Lee Thurmon, John Edward Drue, Henry Jones, Hal Hebb, Willie Wilson, Alfred Brooks)
The Marigolds
M03 TWO STRANGERS Excello 2061
M04 LOVE YOU - LOVE YOU - LOVE YOU Excello 2061
1956 Nashville, TN – Johnny Bragg & The Marigolds
M05 FOOLISH ME 2078
M06 BEYOND THE CLOUDS 2078
M07 IT'S YOU DARLING IT'S YOU Excello 2091
M08 JUKE BOX ROCK AND ROLL Excello 2091
27 April 1959 Bradley Film & Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Johnny Bragg (Producer: Owen Bradley)
001 107223/NA 10697 TRUE LOVE WILL NEVER DIE Decca 9-30917
002 107224/NA 10698 JUST SO THAT SOMEONE IS ME 9-30917
003 107225/NA 10699 HAVE I STAYED AWAY TOO LONG unissued
21 August 1959 Bradley Film & Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Johnny Bragg (Producer: Owen Bradley)
004 107998/NA 10838 WORLD OF MAKE BELIEVE 9-30972
005 107999/NA 10839 EVERYTHINGS ALRIGHT 9-30972
1967 Nashville, TN – Johnny Bragg (arr. by Bergen White)
006 FOOLS HILL ElBeJay 100
007 NO CHANCE FOR HAPPINESS ElBeJay 100
008 THEY'RE TALKING ABOUT ME Elbejay 001
009 IS IT TRUE Elbejay 001
1967 Nashville, TN – Johnny Bragg
010 I'M FREE THE PRISONER'S SONG 105
011 HURT AND LONELY 105
1969 unknown – Johnny Bragg
012 FREEDOM MARCHES - PT. 1 Hollywood 1130
013 FREEDOM MARCHES - PT. 2 Hollywood 1130


ALBUMS
Bear Family [GER] BCD-15523 Just Walkin‘ In The Rain: Just Walkin' In The Rain / Baby Please; Dreaming of You; That Chick's Too Young to Fry; Just Walkin' in the Rain; Baby Please; Softly and Tenderly; My God Is Real; A Prisoner's Prayer; No More Tears; I Know; No More Tears; If I Were King; I Wish; Don't Say Tomorrow; No More Tears; What'll You Do Next; There Is Love in You; What'll You Do Next; Two Strangers; What About Frank Clement; Friends Call Me a Fool; Lucille, I Want You; Surleen; All Alone and Lonely; Rockin' Horse - 91 The Prisonaires

SINGLES
Sun (1953-55) The Prisonaires
186 Just Walkin' In The Rain / Baby Please – 07-53
189 My God Is Real / Softly And Tenderly – 07-53
191 A Prisoner's Prayer / I Know – 11-53
207 There Is Love In You / What'll You Do Next – 11-53
Excello (1955-56)
2057 Rollin' Stone / Why Don't You – 55 Marigolds
2060 Pork And Beans / Front Page Blues – 55 Solotones
2061 Two Strangers / Love You - Love You - Love You – 55 Marigolds
2078 Foolish Me / Beyond The Clouds – 56 Johnny Bragg & The Marigolds
2091 It's You Darling It's You / Juke Box Rock And Roll – 56 Johnny Bragg & The Marigolds
Decca (1959)
9-30917 True Love Will Never Die / Just So That Someone Is Me - 02-06-59
9-30972 Everything’s Alright / The World Of Make Believe – 09-59
ElbeJay (1967)
001 They're Talking About Me / Is It True - 67
100 Fools Hill / No Chance For Happiness - 67
105 I'm Free - The Prisoner's Song / Hurt And Lonely - 67
Hollywood
1130 Freedom Marches - Pt. 1 / Freedom Marches - Pt. 2 - 68

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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
And last but not least I would like to thank all who visit this blog - they come from more than 100 countries.