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Monday, June 20, 2011

Bennie Hess



*10-02-1914 Chriesman, Texas, +22-11-1984
2nd version

By Praguefrank, Dave Sax, Mario Manciotti, Rene Pavlik, Bob
SESSIONS

Spring 1947 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX - Bennie Hess
001 BW-580? YOU JUST WON'T DO B and W 10018 / Hydra BCK 27129
002 BW-581? SOMEDAY YOU'LL KNOW B and W 10018
1947 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX – Bennie Hess
003 A BLUE MONDAY NIGHT B and W 10022 / Hydra BCK 27129
004 WASTIN' MY TIME B and W 10022
1948 unknown – Bennie Hess as Georgie Harrison
005 NATIONS PLAYBOY BOOGIE –instr.- Opera 100
006 BE LOYAL WHAT EVER YOU DO Opera 100
1948 unknown – Bennie Hess
007 FOREVER GONE 102
008 I'M NOT GONNA FOOL WITH YOU 102
009 UNTRUE LOVE 103
010 SWEET ANNA MAE 103
summer 1948 unknown - Bennie Hess  and His Nation Playbos
011 1769 TONIGHT AND EVERY NIGHT Mercury 6121 Opera 106
012 1770 YOU AIN‘T CHEATIN‘ ON ME¢ 6121 Opera 104/ Hydra BCK 27129
013 1993 WITH YOU I‘LL BE SATISFIED 6147
014 1994 COME ON HOE WHERE YOU BELONG 6147
1948 unknown – Bennie Hess
015 DRINK DRINK DRINK Opera 104/ Hydra BCK 27129
016 I'M JUST A DRIFTER 106
10 February 1949 Houston, TX – Bennie Hess and His 10  His Nation Playboys (Bennie Hess [vcl/gt], Champ Champion [ld gt]) [overdub session: Tom Swatzell [dobro]]
017 RCO 648 BENNIE HESS BOOGIE Opera 1013/Hydra BCK 27129
018 MY LOVE FOR YOU Opera 1013
019 I GOT A WOMAN TROUBLED MIND 1015
020 NOVELTY YODEL #1 (LITTLE MAMA, BIG MAMA BLUES) 1015 251973/Space SLP 1976 Hydra BCK 27129
January 1950 Houston, TX – Bennie Hess (Bennie Hess [vcl/gt], Champ Champion [ld gt], Lee Holeman [bass])
021 YOU KNOW AND I KNOW - STAY AWAY FROM ME LOVE Opera 1530/32
022 1/2 CENTURY BLUES / NOVELTY YODEL #2 Opera 1530/32/Spade LP 1976
1950 unknown – Bennie Hess
023 THE DAY YOU SAID GOODBYE Opera 1018
024 TO BE LOVED Opera 1018
025 TEXAS STARS 1019
026 IT'S SO HARD TO BEAR 1019
1951 unknown – Bennie Hess
027 SOLDIERS SWEETHEART 1020
028 OUR LITTLE DARLING 1020
029 I'M A ONE WOMAN MAN 1022 / Hydra BCK 27129
030 LONESOME FOR YOU 1022
1953 Houston, TX – Bennie Hess
031 MY OLD PAL Ok’ed 1153
032 FINDERS ARE KEEPERS Ok’ed 1153
1954 Houston, TX – Bennie Hess as by Buddy Page
033 CAJUN DRAGE Ok’ed 1155
034 MY OLD PAL Ok’ed 1155
ca February 1955 Houston, TX – Bennie Hess
035 10/3461 TRAVELLIN BLUES Jet 1914/ Hydra BCK 27129
036 10/3462 HONKY TONK TOWN Jet 1914
Mid 1955 poss. Bennie Hess Studio, 5621 Washington Ave., Houston, TX – Bennie Hess
037 16/ACA 3214 YOU CAN'T CATCH A FISH WHERE THERE IS NO WATER Jet 1920
038 ACA 3215 YOU ARE IN MY HEART TO STAY Jet 1920
mastered at ACA studio August 13
Summer 1955 poss. Bennie Hess Studio, 5621 Washington Ave., Houston, TX – Bennie Hess
039 20/ACA 3250 QUEEN OF SYLVANA BEACH 1924
040 ACA 3251 ANOTHER MAN'S BRIDE 1924
mastered at ACA studio September 9
September or October 1955 poss. Bennie Hess Studio, 5621 Washington Ave., Houston, TX – Bennie Hess
041 ACA 3266 TREASURED MEMORY Jet 1925?
042 22/ACA 3267 COUNTRY STYLED BOOGIE 1926 / Hydra BCK 27129
043 ACA 3268 FOREVER GONE 1926
044 ACA 3269 HAUNTED HEART Jet 1925?
mastered at ACA studio October 25/27
September or October 1955 poss. Bennie Hess Studio, 5621 Washington Ave., Houston, TX – Bennie Hess
045 ACA 3275 I DREAMED ABOUT X-MAS 1929
046 ACA 3276 OH ! THE MAN IN THE MOON IS SANTA CLAUS 1929
mastered at ACA studio October 25/27
Spring 1957 Houston, TX – Bennie Hess as by Idaho Bill Westhall
047 TREASURED MEMORIES Pearl 45-707
048 IF YOU CAN'T GET FIVE TAKE TWO Pearl 45-707
1957 Houston, TX – Bennie Hess as Rocky Night Singing With His Night Cats
049 TEEN AGE BOP Pearl 45-708/ Hydra BCK 27129
050 GONE GONE BLUES Pearl 45-708
Summer 1957 Houston, TX – Bennie Hess
051 YOUR MEMORY Pearl 45-711
052 I'M SO IN LOVE WITH YOU Pearl 45-711/ Hydra BCK 27129
ca early 1958 Houston, TX – Bennie Hess
053 I'M CHOOSING SIDES WITH JESUS Pearl 45-714
054 THE RIVER OF HEAVEN Pearl 45-714
Summer 1958 unknown – Bennie Hess
055 WILD HOG HOP Major MJ-1001/Hydra BCK 27129
056 NOW, I'M FREE Major MJ-1001
1958 unknown – Bennie Hess
057 WALKING THAT LAST MILE MJ-1006
058 LIFE'S MEDITATIONS MJ-1006/ Hydra BCK 27129
early 1960s unknown – Bennie Hess
059 5691 TRUCKERS BLUES Musicode 5691/2/ Hydra BCK 27129
060 5692 TONIGHT AND EVERY NIGHT Musicode 5691/2
061 5693 WILD HOG HOP Musicode 5693/ Hydra BCK 27129
062 YOU CALLED ME HONEY (WHEN I WAS IN THE MONEY) Musicode 5693 Spade 51975/ Hydra BCK 27129
September 1962 Houston, TX – Bennie Hess (Bennie Hess [vcl/gt], Champ Champion [ld gt]) [overdub session: Tom Swatzell [dobro])
063 TENNESSEE MAMA BLUES / NOVELTY YODEL NO. 3 Tap 1016 341973/Spade LP 1976
064 I LOVE YOU YET Tap 1016 251973/Spade LP 1976
November 1962 Houston, TX – Bennie Hess (Bennie Hess [vcl/gt], Champ Champion [ld gt], Lee Holeman [bass])
065 TWO POTATOES and ONE OIGNON 1017 / Hydra BCK 27129
066 YOUR KIND AIN'T HARD TO GET 1017/ Hydra BCK 27129
067 THIS WORLD WITHOUT YOU Spade LP 1976
January 1963 Houston, TX – Bennie Hess (Bennie Hess [vcl/gt], Champ Champion [ld gt], Lee Holeman [bass])
068 ONE LOVE Spade LP 1976
August 1963 Houston, TX – Bennie Hess (Bennie Hess [vcl/gt], Champ Champion [ld gt], Lee Holeman [bass])
069 EXTRA GANG BLUES/NOVELTY YODEL NO. 4 Spade 1963/LP 1976
070 SOMEDAY YOU'LL KNOW Spade 1963/Spade LP 1976
1965 Houston, TX – Bennie Hess (Bennie Hess [vcl/gt], Champ Champion [ld gt], Lee Holeman [bass])
071 THE TRUCK DRIVING MAN Spade 1965 11977/ Hydra BCK 27129
072 WITH YOU I'LL BE SATISFIED Spade 1965
January 1967 Bennie Hess’s Studio, Caldwell, TX – Bennie Hess (Bennie Hess [vcl/gt])
073 DADDY AND HOME Spade LP 1976
074 BLUE YODEL #5 Spade LP 1976
April 1967 Bennie Hess’s Studio, Caldwell, TX – Bennie Hess (Bennie Hess [vcl/gt], Champ Champion [ld gt]) [overdub session: Tom Swatzell [dobro])
075 BLUE YODEL NO. 9 Spade LP 1976
1968 unknown – Bennie Hess
076 COLD KISSES AND WARMED OVER LOVE Artists of Fame 20002
077 BLUE YODEL #12 Artists of Fame 20002
1969 unknown – Bennie Hess
078 YODELING IN SHAMROCK Spar Tone 1969
079 IN JAIL HOUSE #2 Spar Tone 1969
1970s unknown – Bennie Hess (Producer: D. Lee)
080 YOU'RE IN MY HEART TO STAY Popularity 671
081 LIVIN' TOOK THE LIFE OUT OF ME Popularity 671
082 TRAVELLIN' BLUES 677 692
083 NOVELTY YODEL 1 677
084 BENNIE'S TEXAS BLUES 689/ Hydra BCK 27129
085 PATH OF GAY NIGHTS 689
086 WAITING FOR A TRAIN 692
April 1972 Nashville. TN – Bennie Hess (Bennie Hess [vcl/gt]) [overdub session: Caldwell, TX: Tom Swatzell [gt/dobro/bass]]
087 SLEEP BABY SLEEP Shadowland 201972
088 ATTENPTED ASSASSINATION OF GEORGE Shadowland 201972
089 THE BALLAD OF JIMMIE RODGERS 241973/Spade LP 1976
1973 unknown – Bennie Hess
090 BLUE MONDAY NIGHT 281973
091 JUNGLE LAND ROCK 281973 51975/ Hydra BCK 27129
1974 unknown – Bennie Hess, * and Troy Hess
092 OUR AMERICA 331974
093 GOODBYE LITTLE SON GOODBYE* 331974
094 LOOK ONCE MORE BEFORE YOU GO 341974 / Hydra BCK 27129
095 LOVE ME DEAR FOREVER 341974
1975 unknown – Bennie Hess
096 BENNIE HESS BOOGIE 361975 51975/ Hydra BCK 27129
097 THE MAN WHO LOST IT ALL 361975
098 WILD HOG HOP Spade 51975/ Hydra BCK 27129
1977 unknown – Bennie Hess
099 HAT'S ALREADY GONE 11977
100 BOPPIN' THE ROCK 1313/ Hydra BCK 27129
1977 unknown – Bennie Hess
101 MAKE MY DREAMS COME TRUE TONIGHT 2202
102 ELVIS PRESLEY BOOGIE 2202/ Hydra BCK 27129
1978 unknown – Bennie Hess as Terapin Jackson
103 GONE MAMA BLUES 19781/ Hydra BCK 27129
104 MILK COW BLUES 19782
105 SIDETRACK BLUES 19782
1980 unknown – Bennie Hess
106 COUNTRY STYLED BOOGIE 109
107 DON'T BOW DOWN TO IRAN 109
1981 unknown – Bennie Hess
108 PLEASE TALK TO MY HEART 1981
109 NOW I'M FREE 1981

ALBUMS
Spade SLP 1976 Bennie Hess Sings Jimmie Rodgers - Songs I Wrote For Jimmie:
Novelty Yodel #1; One Love; Tennessee Mama Blues (Novelty Yodel No.3); Daddy And Home; This World Without You; Blue Yodel #5; Novelty Yodel #2 (1/2 Century Blues); Ballad Of Jimmie Rodgers; Someday You'll Know; Extra Gang Blues (Novelty Yodel No.4); Blue Yodel No. 9; I Love You Yet - 76
Hydra [GER] BCK 27129 Wild Hog Hop: Bennie Hess Boogie (Opera); You Just Won't Do; Drink Drink Drink; Jungle Land Rock; Wild Hog Boogie (Spade); You Ain't Cheating On Me Now; I'm So In Love With You; Boppin' The Rock; You Called Me Honey; Lifes Meditation; Novelty Yodel 1; Wild Hog Hop (Major); Your Kind Ain't Hard To Get; Bennie Hess Boogie (Showland); Bennie's Texas Blues; Novelty Yodel #2 - 1/2 Century Blues; Truck Driving Man; Country Styled Boogie; Look Once More Before You Go; Blue Monday Night; Teenage Bop; Gone Mama Blues; Elvis Presley Boogie; Travellin' Blues; Wild Hog Hop (Musicode); I'm A OneWoman Man; Two Potatoes And One Oignon; Truckers Blues; Troy Hess Boogie – 02-06

SINGLES
Black and White (1947)
10018 You Just Won't Do / Someday You'll Know – 05-47 (rev. May 10)
10022 A Blue Monday Night / Wastin' My Time – 09-47 (rev. Oct. 4)
Opera (1948-51)
100 Nations Playboy Boogie (instr.) / Be Loyal What Ever You Do – 48 as by Georgie Harrison
102 Forever Gone / I'm Not Gonna Fool With You - 48
103 Untrue Love / Sweet Anna Mae - 48
104 Drink Drink Drink / You Ain't Cheatin' On Me Now - 48
106 Tonight And Every Night / I'm Just A Drifter – 48
Mercury 6121 You Ain't Cheating On Me Now / Tonight And Ever Night – ca 09-48
1012/Mercury 6147 Come On Home Where You Belong / With You I'll Be Satisfied – 01-49
1013 Bennie Hess Boogie / My Love For You - 49
1015 I Got A Woman Troubled Mind / Novelty Yodel #1 – 49
1530/32 You Know And I Know - Stay Away From Me Love / 1/2 Century Novelty Yodel #2 - 1950 Blues – 03-50
1018 The Day You Said Goodbye / To Be Loved - 50
1019 Texas Stars / It's So Hard To Bear – ca 12-50  (rev. Jan. 27, 1951)
1020 Soldiers Sweetheart / Our Little Darling - 51
1022 I'm A One Woman Man / Lonesome For You – 02-51 (rev. March 3)
Ok’ed (1953-4)
1153 My Old Pal / Finders Are Keepers – ca 53
1155 Cajun Drage / My Old Pal – 54 as by Buddy Page
Jet (1955)
1914 Honky Tonk Town / Travellin Blues – ca 03-55
1920 You Can't Catch A Fish Where There Is No Water / You Are In My Heart To Stay – 07-55 (rev. Aug. 13)
1924 Another Man's Bride / Queen Of Sylvana Beach – 08-55
1925? Treasured Memory / Haunted Heart – 55
1926 Country Styled Boogie / Forever Gone – 11-55 (rev. Dec. 3)
1929 Oh ! The Man In The Moon Is Santa Claus / Dreamed About X-Mas – 11-55
Pearl (1957)
45-707 Treasured Memories / If You Can't Get Five Take Two – 06-57 as by Idaho Bill Westhall
45-708-P Teen Age Bop / Gone Gone Blues – 57 as by Rocky Night Singing with His Night Cats
45-711 Your Memory / I'm So In Love With You – 09-57
45-714 I'm Choosing Sides With Jesus / The River Of Heaven – 02-58
Major (1958)
MJ-1001 Wild Hog Hop / Now, I'm Free – 09-58 (rev. Sept. 22)
MJ-1006 Walking That Last Mile / Life's Meditations – 10-58 (rev. Nov. 3)
Tap (ca 1960)
P-1016 Tennessee Mama Blues / I Love You Yet – ca 60
P-1017 Two Potatoes and One Oignon / Your Kind Ain't Hard To Get – ca 60
Musicode (1960s)
5691/92 Truckers Blues / Tonight And Every Night
5693 Wild Hog Hop / You Called Me Honey (When I Was In The Money) - as by Big Ben Hess (also on Spade 5693)
Space (1963)
1963 Extra Gang Blues / Someday You'll Know – 63 as by Little Boybluehom
1965 The Truck Driving Man / With You I'll Be Satisfied - 65
Artist Of Fame (1968)
20002 Cold Kisses And Warmed Over Love / Blue Yodel #12 - 68
Star Tone (1969)
1969 Yodeling In Shamrock / In Jail House #2 - 69
Popularity (1970)
PY-671 You're In My Heart To Stay / Livin' Took The Life Out Of Me - 70
PY 677 Travellin' Blues / Novelty Yodel 1
PY 689 Bennie's Texas Blues / Path Of Gay Nights
PY 692 Waiting For A Train / Travellin Blues
Showland/*Spade (1972-75)
201972 Sleep Baby Sleep / Attenpted Assassination Of George – 72
241973 The Ballad Of Jimmie Rodgers / Tennessee Mama Blues - 73
251973 Novelty Yodel #1 (Little Mama, Big Mama Blues) / I Love You Yet - 73
281973 Blue Monday Night / Jungle Land Rock - 73
331974 Our America / Goodbye Little Son Goodbye (with Troy Hess) - 74
341974 Look Once More Before You Go / Love Me Dear Forever - 74
*51975 Bennie Hess Boogie / Jungleland Rock - 75
*51975 You Called Me Honey / Wild Hog Hop - 75
361975 Bennie Hess Boogie / The Man Who Lost It All – 75
S 1975 Novelty Yodel #2 / Wild Hog Hop - 75
11977 Truck Drivin' Man / Hat's Already Gone - 77
1313 Wild Hog Hop / Boppin' The Rock
SL 2202 Make My Dreams Come True Tonight / Elvis Presley Boogie – ca 77
*19781 Gone Mama Blues / ? – 78 as by Terapin Jackson
*19782 Milk Cow Blues / Sidetrack Blues– 78 as by Terapin Jackson
0001 Blue Yodel #13 - Tennessee Mama Blues / I Love You Yet - as by Jimmie Hodgers
19782 Bennie Hess Boogie / Wild Hog Boogie / Jungle Land Rock / You Ain't Cheatin' On Me Now – 78 (EP)
109 Country Styled Boogie / Don't Bow Down To Iran - 80
1981 Please Talk To My Heart / Now I'm Free - 81
 

2 comments:

  1. >Spade (1963)
    >1963 Extra Gang Blues / Someday You'll Know – 63 as by Little Boybluehom
    >1965 The Truck Driving Man / With You I'll Be Satisfied - 65

    Two singles above are on SPACE not Spade

    ReplyDelete
  2. I'm impressed!!!


    Troy Hess showay@aol.com

    ReplyDelete

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