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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Johnny Ragsdale

2nd version
by Will Agenant, Cory Armstrong, Rowan Ray
SESSIONS
8 May 1953 unknown – Johnny Ragsdale (Johnny Ragsdale [vcl/gt], The Sundowners: Wendy Collier [gt], Jimmy Wayne (Ward) [steel]. Red Novak [drums], Rowan Ray [violin])
001 CO 49352 CALAMITY JANE 4-21123
002 CO 49353 THE ENGINEER’S SONG 4-21123
003 CO 49385 COME RIGHT IN AND SET A SPELL 4-21163
004 CO 49386 WRONG SIDE OF THE FENCE 4-21163
8 January 1954 ACA Studio, 5520 Washington Ave., Houston, TX - Johnny Ragsdale (Johnny Ragsdale [vcl/gt], The Sundowners: Wendy Collier [gt], Jimmy Wayne (Ward) [steel]. Red Novak [drums], Rowan Ray [violin])
005 CO 50727/ZSP-30914 SOMEONE PARTED OUR LOVE IN THE MIDDLE unissued
006 CO 50728/ZSP-30915 TEN THOSUAND COWS 4-21232
007 CO 50729/ZSP-30916 BLUE MEMORY 4-21232
15 November 1954 ACA Studio, 5520 Washington Ave., Houston, TX - Johnny Ragsdale (Johnny Ragsdale [vcl/gt], The Sundowners: Wendy Collier [gt], Jimmy Wayne (Ward) [steel]. Red Novak [drums], Rowan Ray [violin])
008 CO 52829 I’M TAKING MY MARBLES HOME 4-21346
009 CO 52830 THE WORDS I DIDIN’T SAY 4-21346
010 CO 52831 STAND-IN SWEETHEART 4-21422
011 CO 52832 SOMEONE PARTED OUR LOVE IN THE MIDDLE 4-21422


SINGLES
Columbia (1953-1954)
4-21123 The Engineer's Song / Calamity Jane – 12-06--53
4-21163 Come Right In And Set A Spell / Wrong Side Of The Fence – 21-09-53
4-21232 Blue Memories / Ten Thousand Cows – 29-03-54
4-21346 I'm Taking My Marbles Home / The Words I Didn't Say – 27-12-54
4-21422 Someone Parted Our Love In The Middle / Stand In Sweetheart – 11-07-55

3 comments:

  1. Rowan Ray passed away from cancer on April 28th 2014. Thanks, his grandson Cory Armstrong.

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  2. Cory if you see this - I'm sorry to hear that. My name is Robin. Johnny Ragsdale's niece.

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  3. Cory if you see this - I'm sorry to hear that. My name is Robin. Johnny Ragsdale's niece.

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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Thanks to Michel Ruppli, not only for his books which I use daily, but also for a large amount of rare and unpublished data from his giant archive.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.