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Sunday, June 5, 2011

Connie Dycus



*06-12-1930 Dyersburg, TN
2nd version
by Dick Grant, with acknowledgements Zyndall Raney, Al Turner, Phil Tricker, Wyman Stewart, Ron Scott, Forrest Green, Kent Heineman, Praguefrank
SESSIONS
October 1958 RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN – Connie Dycus (Connie Fay Dycus [vcl], Chester Burton “Chet” Atkins [ld gt], ? [steel], Junior Huskey [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Floyd Cramer [piano], The Jordanaires-Gordon Stoker/Ray Walker/Neal Matthews/Hoyt Hawkins
001 EM-1004/YW-18055 MIND IF I CRY Mercury 71376/Bear Family BCD-16101
002 EM-1005/JB-255 I KNOW  Colt “45” EM 1005/Classics CD-713
003 EM-1006/YW-18056 ROCK-A-BYE BABY ROCK Mercury 71376
004 EM-1007/JB-256 PLEASE MISTER Colt “45” EM 1007/Country’s Finest CLP-233
BEAR FAMILY BCD 16101 THAT'LL FLAT GIT IT, VOL. 11 (MERCURY); CLASSICS CD 713 TEENAGE CLASSICS, VOL.4 (SWE, 2002); CLASSIC 713 TEENAGE TIME, VOL. 4
COLT “45” Records and Mayflower Music were owned by Jim Minor and Bob Cloud and based in Flint, Michigan.
THE ABOVE RECORDING SESSION HAS BEEN CONFIRMED BY TODD MINOR the son of JIM MINOR-1st February 2011.
1959 Wayne Raney Studio, Oxford, OH – Connie Dycus (Connie Dycus [vcl], unknown hmny vcl, ld gt, steel, bass, drums. Producer: Thomas Wayne Raney)
005 PBR-45-108A SAME OLD THING Poor Boy 45-108/White Label WLP-8960 Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-022
006 PBR-45-18B HAND FULL OF ASHES Poor Boy 45-108/White Label WLP-2808 HBRCD-022
WHITE LABEL WLP-2808 BOPPIN’ HILLBILLY, Vol.8 (NED, 1989);  WHITE LABEL WLP-8960 DREAMBOAT ROCK AND ROLL (NED, 1990)
Summer 1960 unknown – Connie Dycus
007 45-886A I COULD SHOOT MYSELF (IF I WASN’T AFRAID OF A GUN) Dixie 45-886/Million LP-5  Dixie CD-4444
008 45-886B LYING ALL THE TIME    45-886/Dixie CD-4444
 MILLION LP-5  THE BEST OF DIXIE, Vol.5 (NED, 1984); DIXIE CD-4444 BOPPIN’ COUNTRY BILLIES (NED,1994)
1960 Flint, MI – Connie Dycus
009 WOULD YOU BELIEVE Prophonics 5020/Country’s Finest CLP-233
010 (IF YOU AIN’T TRIED IT) DON’T KNOCK IT  5020/CLP-233
PROPHONICS Records was based at 666 Beach St., Mount Morris, Michigan.
1963 [Rite No. 688] Flint, MI – (Mr.) Connie Dycus (Producer: S. Greenley)
011 10843/K12001  I’LL BE UNTRUE Greenley’s 1006 King 45-5958
012 10844 LOVE COMMANDMENTS Greenley’s 1006 Country’s Finest RS 324/CLP-233
013 YOU CAN’T STOP ME Greenley’s unissued King 45-5958/Country’s Finest CLP-233
014 THAT’S ALL RIGHT WITH ME Greenley’s unissued
015 DARK AS A DUNGEON Greenley’s unissued Country’s Finest RS 324/CLP-233
ca 1964 Hammond, IN – Mr. Connie Dycus (Producer: Harry Glenn)
016 I CAN’T FORGIVE MYSELF H and K 100
017 THESE BOOTS WERE MADE FOR WALKIN’  100
1967 Country’s Finest Recording Studio, Concord, AR – Connie Dycus (Connie Dycus [vcl/rh gt], Wayne Raney [harmonica-1], ? [ld gtr], Unk [steel-2], ? [drums], ? [tenor sax]. Producer: Wayne Raney)
018 RS-235-A LET OLE LONESOME IN -1-3 Rimrock RS-235-A/Country’s Finest CLP-233 RRCD-001
019 RS-235-B WHO -2 Rimrock RS-235-B/CLP-233
COUNTRY’S FINEST RRCD-001 COUNTRY MUSIC’S BACK TO STAY (2001)
1968 Nashville, TN – (Mr.) Connie Dycus (Producer: Kent Maddox)
020 1201A WRAP IT UP Cathay 1201/Country’s Finest CLP-233
021 1201B IF THAT’S THE WAY YOU WANT IT 1201/CLP-233
1968 Nashville, TN – (Mr.) Connie Dycus (Producer: Rose Maddox)
022 PRP-11251 JAKE LEGGED PREACHER Cathay 1203
023 PRP-11252 YOU’VE GOT NOTHING TO HIDE (BUT YOUR FACE)  1203
CATHAY 1203 is a PRP [Precision Record Pressing] of Nashville, Tn. custom pressing.
1968 Nashville, TN – (Mr.) Connie Dycus (Producer: Rose Maddox)
023 1205A BORROWED TIME Cathay 1205/Country’s Finest CLP-233
024 1205B IT’S A DAMN GOOD WAY 1205/CLP-233
CONNIE DYCUS may also have recorded for RANGER Records which was owned by FORREST GREEN     
                             
ALBUMS
Country's Finest Disc. CLP-233 Let Ole Lonesome In: Let Ole Lonesome In; Who; Darn Good Way; You Can’t Stop Me; Dark As A Dungeon; Love's Commandments; (If You Ain’t Tried It) Don’t Knock It; Please Mister; Borrowed Time; If That’s The Way You Want It; Would You Believe; Wrap It Up - 72

SINGLES
Colt 45/*Mercury [leased]
*71376x45 Rock-A-Bye Baby Rock / Mind If I Cry – 11-58 (rev. Nov. 10) Yw18056/Yw18055
EM 1005/1007 I Know / Please Mister – ca 04-59
Poor Boy (1959)
45-108 Handful Of Ashes / Same Old Thing – 12-59 (rev. Jan. 4, 1960)
Dixie (1960)
45-886 I Could Shoot Myself / Lying All the Time – 09-60
Prophonic (1960)
5020 Would You Believe / (If You Ain’t Tried It) Don’t Knock It - 60
Greenlays / King [leased] (1963)
1006 I’ll Be Untrue (To Be With You) / Love Commandments - 63
King 45-5958 I’ll Be Untrue / You Can’t Stop Me - 64
Country’s Finest RS-324 Dark As A Dungeon / Love’s Commandments – 70
H and K (ca 1964)
K-100 This Boots Are Made For Walkin‘/ I Can’t Forgive Myself – ca 64
Cimrock
RS-235 Let Ole Lonesome In / Who - 67
Cathay (1968)
1201 If That’s The Way You Want It / Wrap It Up - 68
1203 Jake Legged Preacher / You've Got Nothing To Hide (But Your Face) - 68
1205 Borrowed Time / It’s a Damned Good Way - 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.