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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Doug Bragg

Douglas Clifton “Doug” Bragg, * April 13-04-1928 Gilmer, TX, +13-03-1973
2nd version
by Dick Grant & Al Turner with acknowledgements to the late Joe Poovey, Kevin Coffey, Dave Dennard, Dave Sax, Phil Tricker, Richard Weize & Praguefrank

SESSIONS

2 January 1955 Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Ave., Dallas, TX – Doug Bragg (Douglas Clifton “Doug” Bragg [vcl], Charlie Streight [ld gt], Marvin Montgomery [gt], George McCoy [steel], Glenn [bass], Fred Cantu [drums], Carroll Hubbard [fiddle], Paul Blunt [piano],
001 87339 DAYDREAMIN’ Coral 9-61364
002 87340 THE TEXAS SPECIAL 9-61364
003 87341 BARBED WIRE LOVE Coral 9-61716/Dragon Street DCD-70102 Rollercoaster RCCD-3049
004 87342 TIGER LILY Coral 9-61716/DCD-70102 Rollercoaster RCCD-3049
DRAGON STREET DCD-70102 THE GUYS OF THE BIG D JAMBOREE (2002); ROLLERCOASTER RCCD-3049 THE GUYS AND GIRLS OF THE BIG D JAMBOREE (UK, 2002)
November 1957 Sellers Recording Studio, Elm Street, Dallas, TX – Doug Bragg
005 ST-2636 LOVIN’ ON MY MIND Dixie 45-2002/Million LP-3 Dixie CD-3333
006 ST-2637 RED ROVER 45-2002/LP-3 CD-3333
MILLION LP-3 THE BEST OF DIXIE, Vol.3 (NED,1981); DIXIE CD-3333 BOPPIN’ COUNTRY BILLIES (NED, 1994)
ca March 1958 Sellers Recording Studio, Elm Street, Dallas, TX – Doug Bragg (Doug Bragg [vcl], poss. Earl Martin [ld gt], Red Robertson [rhy gt], Frank White [steel], Red Hefley [bass], Bill Berry [drums], Bobby Tidwell [fiddle])
007 ST-2734 JERRY Dixie 45-2004
008 ST-2735 PRETTY LITTLE THING 45-2004/Million LP-3 Collector CLCD-4410 Club PRLP-008 Lucky CDLR-805 Sleazy RAB04CD Classics 723
COLLECTOR CLCD-4410 DIXIE ROCK AND ROLL (NED,1992); CLUB PRLP-008 PURE ROCK ‘A’ BILLY, Vol.8 (ESP, 1995); LUCKY CDLR-805 ROCKABILLY GOLD, Vol.5 (UK,1996); SLEAZY RAB04CD ROCKABILLY RACE: 25 PURE ROCKABILLY TRACKS, Vol.4; CLASSICS 723 ROCK-A-SOCKA HOP!, Vol.4 (SWE, 2009)
ca September 1958 prob. Goldstar Recording Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX – Doug Bragg & The Drifters (Doug Bragg [vcl], Earl Martin [ld gt], Red Robertson [rh gt], Frank White [steel], Red Hefley [bass], Bill Berry [drums], Bobby Tidwell [fiddle]. Producer: Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
009 1038 DAYDREAMING AGAIN D 1018/Bear Family BCD-15832
010 1039 IF I FIND MY DREAM GIRL 1018/Legend LP-1003 Bop-A-Rama Bop-004 BCD-15832 BCD-16408 [alt.] BCD-15832
LEGEND LP-1003 GRAND DADDY’S ROCKIN’, Vol.2 (FRA, 1993); BOP-A-RAMA Bop-004 BIG NOISE FROM THE PLANET BOP, Vol.4 (UK, 2000); BEAR FAMILY BCD-15832 THE COMPLETE D SINGLES…. Collection, Vol.1.” (GER, 1995); BEAR FAMILY BCD-16408 THAT’LL FLAT GIT… IT!, Vol.19 ROCKABILLY FROM THE VAULTS OF D & DART RECORDS (GER, 2000)
31 January 1959 prob. Goldstar Recording Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX – Doug Bragg & The Drifters (Doug Bragg [vcl], Earl Martin [ld gt], Red Robertson [rh gt], Frank White [steel], Red Hefley [bass], Bill Berry [drums], Bobby Tidwell [fiddle]. Producer: Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
011 1092 CALLING ME BACK D 1045/BCD-15832
012 1092 WHIRLWIND D 1045/BCD-15832
013 1093 I’M ALL ALONE D 1045/BCD-15832
D 1045 released TWICE with alternate flipsides.
1959 prob. Goldstar Recording Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX – Doug Bragg & The Drifters (Doug Bragg [vcl], Earl Martin [ld gt], Red Robertson [rh gt], Frank White [steel], Red Hefley [bass], Bill Berry [drums], Bobby Tidwell [fiddle]. Producer: Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
014 DON’T DO THAT AGAIN D unissued/BCD-15833 BCD-16408
015 ONE MORE MISTAKE D unissued/BCD-15833
016 YOU’LL HAVE TO GIVE (JUST A LITTLE) D unissued/BCD-15833
BEAR FAMILY BCD-15833 THE COMPLETE D SINGLES…. Collection, Vol.2 (GER,1999)
ca July 1959 prob. Goldstar Recording Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX – Doug Bragg & The Drifters (Doug Bragg [vcl], Earl Martin [ld gt], Red Robertson [rh gt], Frank White [steel], Red Hefley [bass], Bill Berry [drums], Bobby Tidwell [fiddle]. Producer: Harold W. “Pappy” Daily)
017 WHEN THE BLUES COME WALKING IN D 1087/BCD-15833
018 UNFINISHED CASTLE 1087/BCD-15833
1959 Sellers Recording Studio, Elm Street, Dallas, TX – Doug Bragg [-1]/Cheri Robbins [-2] (Doug Bragg [rh gt], Cheri Robbins [vcl], Earl Martin [ld gt], Red Robertson [rh gt], Frank White [steel gt], Red Hefley [bass], Billy Berry [drums], Bobby Tidwell [fiddle])
019 S-106-59 JUVENILE BABY -1-2 Skippy S-106-59 [1] Skippy S-106-59 [2]
020 S-107-59 TEENAGE FEELING -1-2 Skippy S-107-59 [1] Skippy S-107-59 [2]
SKIPPY S-106-59/S-107-59 as by CHERI ROBBINS released October 1959 with ‘Picture’ sleeve; SKIPPY S-106-59/S-107-59 as by DOUG BRAGG and The Drifters released October 1959.

SINGLES
Coral (1955-56)
9-61364 Daydreamin' / The Texas Special – 19-02-55 (rev. March 5)
9-61716 Tiger Lilly / Barbed Wire Love – 13-10-56 (rev. Oct. 13)
Dixie (1958)
45-2002 Red Rover / Lovin' On My Mind – 02-58
45-2004 Pretty Little Thing / Jerry – 04-58
D (1958-59)
1018 Daydreamin' Again / If I Find My Dream Girl – 10-58
1045 Calling Me Back / I'm All Alone – 03-59 (rev. April 6)
1045 Whirlwind / I'm All Alone – 03-59
1087 Unfinished Castle / When The Blues Came Walking In – 09-59
Skippy (1959)
S-106-59/S-107-59 Juvenile Baby / Teenage Feeling -10-59 (released twice – credited to Cheri Robbins or Doug Bragg And The Drifters)

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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.