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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Pete Pike

*1929, +2006
3rd version
by Dick Grant, Pete Pike, Garey B. Reid with acknowlegdements to Tom Mindte, Al Turner, Adam Komorowski, Johan Löfstedt, Xavier Maire, Praguefrank, Steve Hathaway, Mario Manciotti

SESSIONS
ca. March/April 1954 Radio Station WGAY Silver Spring, MD – Ham & Scram (Bernarr Graham “Buzz Busby”/“Ham” Busbice [vcl/mandolin], Lester Leroy “Pete”/ “Scram” Pike [vcl/rh gt], Donnie Bryant [banjo], Lee Cole [bass])
H01 Introduction of HAM & SCRAM – LEE COLE Webco WLPS-0103
H02 MacDONALD’S FARM (According to HAM & SCRAM) WLPS-0103
1954 Ben Adelman Studio, Georgia Ave. & Kennedy St.. N.W., Washington. D.C. – Ham & Scram (Buzz Busby (“Ham”) [tenor vcl/mandolin], Pete Pike (“Scram”) [ld vcl/rh gt], Donald “Don” Stover [banjo], Lee Cole [baritone vcl/bass], John William Hall [fiddle], Buck Austin [piano]. Producer: Ben Adelman)
H03 PEARLY GATES (WICKED PATH OF SIN) Mount Vernon Music MVM-176 MVM-183
H04 JUST A LITTLE TALK WITH JESUS MVM-176
1954 Ben Adelman Studio, Georgia Ave & Kennedy St., N.W., Washington.D.C. – Ham & Scram B(Buzz Busby (“Ham”) [vcl/mandolin], Pete Pike (“Scram”) [vcl/rh gt], Don Stover [banjo], Lee Cole [recitatio-4/bass/bck vcl-3], ? [drums-5], John William Hall [fiddle-1], Buck Austin [piano-2/bck vcl-3]. Producer: Ben Adelman)
H05 DEEP FREEZE MAMA BLUES Mount Vernon Music MVM-176
H06 BABY BABY -2-3-4 Mount Vernon Music MVM-176
H07 TAKE BACK YOUR HEART -1 Mount Vernon Music MVM-176
H08 THE FUNNIEST SIGHT I EVER DID SEE -1-5 Mount Vernon Music MVM-176
H09 I DO MEAN MOO -2 Mount Vernon Music MVM-176
MOUNT VERNON MUSIC MVM-176 COUNTRY COMEDY, SONGS & FROLIC By HAM & SCRAM, Featuring BUZZ BUSBY (June 1963)
ca May 1954 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St., N.W., Washington, D.C – Pete Pike (Producer: Ben Adelman)
001 SLOWLY Blue Ribbon/4 Star 3S-41
002 YOU BETTER NOT DO THAT Blue Ribbon/4 Star 3S-42 3S-43 3S-47
ca July 1954 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St., N.W., Washington, D.C – Pete Pike (Producer: Ben Adelman)
003 EVEN THO’ Blue Ribbon 3S-47
004 CRY, CRY DARLING Blue Ribbon 3S-48
Blue Ribbon 3S-41/3 issued ca June 1954, 3S-47/48 ca September 1954
2 September 1954 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St., N.W., Washington, D.C - Pete Pike (Scott Stoneman, Smitty Irvin, Stoney Edwards) [*echo added]
005 6640/86745 I CAN SEE AN ANGEL 9-64186 Pete Pike no # [4 Star] Artistic 224/4 Star ET-126 PP-1 Audo Lab AL 1559 Design DLPS-618
006 6642/86746 IN THE HOUSE OF THE LORD 9-64186 Pete Pike* no # [4 Star]/4 Star ET-126 PP-1 Design SDLP-224 AL-1559*
4-Star Master number 6642 is correct (label scan). ET-126, PP-1 issued 16th July 1954
ca October 1954 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St., N.W., Washington, D.C – Pete Pike
007 YOU’RE NOT MINE ANYMORE Blue Ribbon 3S-50
ca February 1955 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St., N.W., Washington, D.C – Pete Pike (Roger Woodward [el gt], Michael Woodward [steel] + unknowm musicians)
008 I’M GONNA FALL OUT OF LOVE WITH YOU Blue Ribbon 3S-56
009 KISSES DON’T LIE 3S-56
010 IN THE JAILHOUSE NOW Blue Ribbon 3S-61 3S-69/Audio Lab AL 1559
7 June 1955 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St., N.W., Washington, D.C – Pete Pike (Producer: Ben Adelman)
011 88242 I’M WALKING ALONE 4 Star ED-132 Pete Pike PP-2 Coral 9-61465/Audio Lab AL 1559, Design SDLP-204, SDLP-618
012 88243 YELLOW LEAVES 4-Star ED-132 Coral 9-61465/Audio Lab AL 1559
013 DON'T TAKE HER LOVE FOR GRANTED unissued
014 I'M BURNING ALL YOUR LETTERS AL-1559 Design SDLP-204
7 October 1955 Bradley Studios, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Pete Pike (Chet Atkins [gt], Pete Drake [steel], Floyd Cramer [piano])
015 88732 HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SWEET JESUS Pete Pike PP-2 Coral 9-61522
016 88733 AN OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS Pete Pike PP-2 Coral 9-61522
017 88734 A FRIEND OF THE BRIDE 4 Star ED-137 Coral 9-61581/Audio Lab AL 1559
018 88735 AT MY SIDE 4 Star ED-137 Coral 9-61581/AL 1559
According to the late PETE PIKE the above session was recorded in Nashville, TN. The above session may have taken place at the Ben Adelman Studio at 323 Cedar Street, N.W. in Washington, D.C. All the above recordings were leased by Ben Adelman to 4 Star Records & then leased by 4 Star to Coral Records
1956 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St., N.W., Washington, D.C – Pete Pike
019 ALL BECAUSE OF MY JEALOUS HEART /Design SDLP-204 AL-1559
020 JUST BETWEEN THE TWO OF US /Design SDLP-204 AL-1559
021 LOVE ME DARLING unissued
022 MAYBE SHE WOULD LIKE TO KNOW Audio Lab AL 1559
023 NAPANEE unissued
024 NO PEACE OF MIND AL-1559
025 THE WANDERER IN ME unissued
026 CHRISTMAS REVERIE unissued
1957 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St., N.W., Washington, D.C. – Buzz Busby (Buzz Busby [mandolin/[vcl], Pete Pike [gt/harm vcl], Bill Emerson [banjo], Scotty Stoneman [fiddle], Vance Truell [bass]. Producer: Ben Adelman) [leased to Starday possibly in September 1958]
000 LONESOME WIND Starday 45-409/Starday SLP-136 Gusto SD-0123-2
ca. September 1958 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St., N.W., Washington, DC - Buzz Busby & Bayou Boys (Buzz Busby [mandolin/vcl], Pete Pike [gt/vcl-1], Bill Emerson [banjo], Vance Truell [bass], John Hall [fiddle]. Producer: Ben Adelman) [leased to Starday]
000 MANDOLIN TANGO Starday SEP-408/SLP-109, Nashville NLP-2006 Gusto SD-0123-2
027 I DON’T MIND -1 unissued/Gusto SD-0123-2
ca. September 1958 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St., N.W., Washington, DC - Bill Emerson & John Hall (Buzz Busby [mandolin/vcl], Pete Pike [gt/vcl], Bill Emerson [banjo], Tom Morgan [bass], John Hall [fiddle]. Producer: Ben Adelman) [leased to Starday]
000 BANJO WHIZ [BANJO JAMBOREE] Starday SEP-408/ SLP-109 Country Stars CTS-55424,Deluxe DLX-7908 Gusto SD-0123-2
000 WINDY STRINGS Starday unissued/Gusto SD-0123-2
000 DEEP SOUTH SEP-408
Fall 1958 Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar St., N.W., Washington, D.C. – Pete Pike (Buzz Busby [gt/hmny vcl], Paul Justice [gt], Bill Offenbacher [bass], Pete Ross [fiddle], Calvin Scott “Scotty” Stoneman [fiddle],John Hall [fiddle]. Producer: Ben Adelman)
028 228-1/ST-2931 COLD GREY DOWN Rebel C-F-L 228 Starday unissued
029 ST-2932 TALL DARK STRANGER unissued
030 225-1/ST-2933/604583 COTTON DICE Rebel C-F-L-225/Starday unissued
031 225-2/ST-2934/605352 MAKING LOVE TO A STRANGER Rebel C-F-L-226/Starday unissued
032 228-1 ALWAYS WONDER WHY Rebel C-F-L 228
leased to Starday, received April 20, 1959
ca. January 1959 Rodel Studio, 1028 33rd st., Washington, DC – Buzz Busby (Buzz Busby [mandolin/vcl], Pete Pike [gt/hmny vcl], Bill Emerson [banjo, Vance Truell [bass], Scotty Stoneman [fiddle]. Producer: Ben Adelman)
000 ST-2863 GOING HOME 45-425/SLP-136 Gusto SD-0123-2
000 ST-2864 ME AND THE JUKEBOX 45-425/SLP-136 Gusto GD-5028X SD-0123-2 Rebel SLP-1475 Deluxe DCD-7819
leased to Starday, received January 29, 1959
1959 Ben Adelman Studio, Thomas Circle, Vermont Ave., N.W. Washington.D.C. – Pete Pike (Pete Pike [vcl], William Hundley “Bill” Emerson [banjo], Jack Stoneman [bass], Calvin Scott “Scotty” Stoneman [fiddle]. Producer: Ben Adelman)
033 ST-2940 DON’T COME RUNNIN’ BACK TO ME Starday 45-483/Gusto SD-0123-2
leased to Starday, received April 20, 1959
1960 Bradley Film & Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Pete Pike (Chet Atkins [gt], Pete Drake [steel], Floyd Cramer [piano] + more unknown musicians)
034 42963 NAPANEE Rebel F-240-45
035 43063 BLUES ON MY MIND Rebel F-240-45
036 ALONE AND FORSAKEN Rebel F-233
037 I CAN SEE AN ANGEL WALKIN’ Rebel F-229
038 WOULD YOU LIKE TO RIDE WITH SANTA Rebel F-229
1960 WHEE Radio Station, Martinsville, VA – Pete Pike (John Hall [fiddle], poss. Scotty Stoneman [fiddle] + unknown musicians)
039 THE LEGEND OF THE STARS AND BARS Rebel F-233
040 ON TOP OF THE HILL unissued
041 THE DOOR OF LOVE unissued
042 I’M JUST NOT SURE unissued
1961 Wynwood Studios, Falls Church, VA – Pete Pike
043 I AIN’T GONNA WORK TOMORROW Rebel R-1474
044 LITTLE MAGGIE Copper Creek CC-0239-CD
045 KNOXVILLE GIRL Rebel R-1474 Copper Creek CC-0239-CD
ca February 1963 Wynwood Studios, Falls Church, VA – Pete Pike
046 IN THE PINES Rebel R-1473 REB-4000
047 TRAIN 45 Rebel R-1474
048 DOWN IN THE WILLOW GARDEN R-1476
049 I’LL MEET YOU AT THE PORTALS unissued
050 JOHN HENRY Rebel R-1473 Seven Seas GT-6021
051 PUT MY LITTLE SHOES AWAY Rebel R-1474
tracks above may have been recorded for album Pete Pike Sings bluegrass
REBEL R-1473/6 70 SONG BLUEGRASS SPECTACULAR, Vol.1/4 (1965); SEVEN SEAS GT-6021 THE BEST OF BLUEGRASS: THIS IS REBEL SOUND (JAP)
1967 Archer Moore Studio, Nashville, TN – Pete Pike
052 I CAN SEE AN ANGEL V.R.C.501
053 I'M JUST NOT SURE V.R.C.501


1968 Archer Moore Studio, Nashville, TN – Pete Pike  (Producer: Pete Drake, Le Rite Music/Carlton Haney, Dick Freeland*)
054 1070-1410 THRU NON-STOP EXPRESS V.R.C. 502
055 1070-1411 ALONE AND FORSAKEN* V.R.C. 502
1968 poss. Music City Recorders, 821 19th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Pete Pike
056 DR. 17309 Music City 201
057 LITTLE BITTY TEARDROPS 201
ca. March 1969 Music City Recorders, 821 19th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Pete Pike (Producer: Pete Drake)
058 MAKE HIM STOP Stop ST 277
059 TALL WALKIN' ST 277
1969 John Major Studios, Waynesboro, VA – Pete Pike
060 SOMEWHERE IN GEORGIA MRC 1179
061 BABY GO BYE BYE MRC 1179
062 I HAD TO HAVE HER Pete Pike
063 HAVE TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU Pete Pike
January 2004 Flat Five Recording Studios, Salem, VA – Pete Pike & Black Diamond Band (Pete pike + Scott Patrick [gt], Edward “Eddie” Marrs [hmny vcl/banjo/dobro],; Donald “Don” Marrs [hmny vcl/mandolin], Rodney Riffe [tenor vcl/bass], Franklin Pike [], Gerald “Jerry” Wood []. Producer: Pete Pike)
064 TEARDROPS FALLING LIKE RAIN Copper Creek CC-0239-CD
065 DON’T COME RUNNING BACK TO ME CC-0239-CD
066 BLACK DIAMOND COAL Copper Creek CC-0239-CD
067 OLD JOE CLARK Copper Creek CC-0239-CD*
068 BLUEGRASS ANGEL Copper Creek CC-0239-CD
069 I AIN’T GONNA WORK TOMORROW CC-0239-CD
070 GOING HOME Copper Creek CC-0239-CD
071 DRIFTING WITH THE TIDE Copper Creek CC-0239-CD
072 LONG WAY HOME Copper Creek CC-0239-CD
073 VIRGINIA LOU Copper Creek CC-0239-CD
*possibly recorded in late 1950s
there is also album Pete Pike sings Bluegrass not included in sessionography. Details unknown

ALBUMS
Audio Lab AL-1559 A New Star On The Horizon: I'm Walking Alone ; All Because Of My Jealous Heart; I'm Burning All Of Your Letters; It's Just Between Is Two; Maybe She Would Like To Know ; No Peace Of Mind; I Can See An Angel; In The Jailhouse Now; Yellow Leaves; A Friend Of The Bride; At My Side; In The House Of The Lord - 60 (alt. title Ballooning To The Top)
? Pete Pike Sings Bluegrass: (tracks unknown) – 63 (mentioned in Bb, March 30, 1963)


Mount Vernon Music MVM-176 Country Comedy, Songs and Frolic By Ham and Scram: Deep Freeze Mama Blues; Baby Baby; Take Back Your Heart (I Ordered Liver); Pearly Gates; The Funniest Sight I Ever Did See;  I Do Mean Moo; Don't Ever Leave Me Alone; Pretty Polly; Just For Me;  Just A Little Talk With Jesus – 06-63 Buzz Busby and Pete Pike aka Ham and Scram
Design DLP/SDLP-204 Dave Dudley On The Road: [Dave Dudley:] The God's Were Angry; John Henry; [Ott Stephens:] Pick Of the Week; Only A Friend; Oh! Broken Hearted Me; Why Does Everything Go Wrong; [Pete Pike:] I'm Walking Alone; All Because Of My Jealous Heart; In the House Of the Lord; It's Just Between Us Two – 65
Copper Creek CC-0239-CD Rolling Again: Teardrops Falling Like Rain; Don't Come Running Back to Me; Black Diamond Coal; Old Joe Clark; Bluegrass Angel; I Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow; Going Home; Drifting With the Tide; Little Maggie; Knoxville Girl; Long Way Home; Virginia Lou – 10-05-05

SINGLES
4 Star
various artists EPs on Blue Ribbon (see session list)
Coral (1954-55)
9-64186 I Can See An Angel / House Of The Lord – 10-54 (rev. Oct. 16, 1954)
9-61465 I'm Walking Alone / Yellow Leaves – ca. 20-07-55
9-61522 Happy Birthday, Sweet Jesus / Old Fashioned Christmas - 05-11-55 (also Pete Pike PP-2)
9-61581 Friend Of The Bride / At My Side – ca. 05-02-56 (rev. Feb.11)
Rebel (1960-61)
F 225/6 Cotton Dice / Making Love To A Stranger - 02-60 (rev. Feb. 8)
F 228 Cold Gray Dawn / I’ll Always Wonder Why – 10-60 (rev. Oct. 17)
F 229 I Can See An Angel / Would You Like To Ride With Santa - 11-60 (rev. Jan.9, 1961)
F 233 Alone And Forsaken / The Legend Of The Stars And Bars – 62
F 240 Blues On My Mind / Napanee - 63
V.R.C. (1967)
501 I Can See An Angel / I'm Just Not Sure - 67
502 Thru Non-Stop Express / Alone And Forsaken
Music City (1968)
201 Little Bitty Teardrops / Dr. 17309 – 08-68 (rev. August 10)
Stop (1969)
ST-277 Make Him Stop / Tall Walkin' – ca. 05-69
MRC (1969)
1179 Somewhere in Georgia / Baby Go Bye Bye
I Had to Have Her / Have Told You Lately That I Love You (Pete Pike label)

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