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Saturday, June 25, 2011

Stringbean

David Akeman, *17-06-1914 Annville,KY,+11.10.73
2nd version
by Praguefrank, Dick Grant, Mario Manciotti, Wolf-Ruediger Sommer
SESSIONS

13 February 1945 CBS Studio, Radio Station WBBM, The Wrigley Building, 410 North Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL – Bill Monroe (Tex Willis [ld vcl/gt], Dave Akeman [banjo], Bill Westbrook [bass], Wilene “Sally Ann” Forester [accordiond], Robert R. “Chubby” Wise [fiddle]. Producer: Art Satherley)
000 C 4354 ROCKY ROAD BLUES 36907 20013/HL 7290 C2K-52478
000 C 4355 KENTUCKY WALTZ 36907 20013/HL 7290 [alt.] C2K-52478
000 C 4356 TRUE LIFE BLUES 37151 20080/HL 7315 [alt.] C2K-52478
000 C 4357 NOBODY LOVES ME unissued/FC-38904 [alt.] C2K-52478
000 C 4358 GOODBYE OLD PAL 37888 0370/HL 7315 [alt.] C2K-52478
000 C 4359 FOOTPRINTS IN THE SNOW 37151 20080/HL 7290 C2K-52478
000 C 4360 BLUE GRASS SPECIAL 37960 20384/HL 7315 [alt.] C2K-52478
000 C 4361 COME BACK TO ME IN MY DREAMS unissued/CCS-105 C2K-52478
1953 unknown – Stringbean
001 PASS THE JUICE, MISS LUCY Herald 418
002 WHO IS GONNA CRY FOR ME Herald 418
ca September 1958 Nashville, TN - Stringbean (Producer: Hal Smith)
003 I WONDER WHERE WANDA WENT Cullman 6404
004 SHORT LIFE AND TROUBLE Cullman 6404/ Ovation OV 1726
005 RUN LITTLE RABBIT RUN 6408
006 YOU CAN'T DO WRONG AND GET BY 6408
1959 Nashville, TN - Stringbean (Producer: Hal Smith)
007 ST-2386 BARNYARD BANJO PICKING 6416
008 ST-2387 TRAIN SPECIAL 500 6416
ca February 1960 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Stringbean
009 ST-3199 STRINGBEAN AND HIS BANJO Starday SEP-131/SLP-142 79201-40956-2
010 ST-3200 HERDING CATTLE Starday SEP-131/SLP-142 Good Time 79201-40956-2
011 ST-3201 DON'T BOB YOUR HAIR, GIRLS Starday SEP-131/SLP-142 79201-40956-2
012 ST-3202 GIVE ME BACK MY FIVE DOLLARS SEP-136
013 ST-3203 WAKE UP LITTLE BETTY SEP-131/SLP-142 Good Time 79201-40956-2
014 ST-3204 WORKING ON A BUILDING Starday SEP-153/SLP-142*
*or master 4513
ca October 1960 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Stringbean
015 ST-4512 20 CENT COTTON AND 90 CENT MEAT Starday SLP-142
016 ST-4513 WORKING ON A BUILDING Starday SEP-153/SLP-142*
017 ST-4514 FORGETTING TO FORGET YOU Starday SLP-142 Good Time 79201-40956-2
018 ST-4515 GIVE ME BACK MY FIVE DOLLARS Starday SLP-142
*or master 3204
ca. January 1961 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Stringbean
019 ST-4651 POLLY Starday SEP-131/SLP-142 Good Time 79201-40956-2
020 ST-4652 BIRDIE Starday SLP-142 Good Time 79201-40956-2
021 ST-4653 KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE Starday SLP-142
022 ST-4654 MIGHTY DARK TO TRAVEL unissued
023 ST-4655 GEORGIA ROSE Starday SLP-142
024 ST-4656 KEEP MY SKILLET GOOD AND GREASY Starday SLP-142
025 ST-4657 BARNYARD BANJO PICKIN' Starday SLP-142 Good Time 79201-40956-2
November 1961 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Stringbean
026 ST-5190 TRAIN SPECIAL 500 SLP-179 Good Time 79201-40956-2
027 ST-5191 RUN, LITTLE RABBIT, RUN SLP-179 NLP-2100 King 0476-2 Good Time 79201-40956-2
028 ST-5192 SHORT LIFE OF TROUBLE unissued
029 ST-5193 WANDA unissued
November 1961 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Stringbean
030 ST-5201 LORD I'M COMING HOME SLP-179
031 ST-5202 DOWN AT THE OPRY [OPRY TIME IN TENNESSEE] 583/SLP-179 Good Time 79201-40956-2
032 ST-5203 GOODBYE SWEET THING SEP-212/SLP-179 King 0476-2 79201-40956-2
033 ST-5204 SUICIDE BLUES SEP-212/SLP-179
034 ST-5205 CHEWIN' CHEWING GUM 583/SLP-179 King 0476-2
035 ST-5206 HERE RATTLER HERE SEP-212/SLP-179 NLP-2100 King 0476-2 Good Time 79201-40956-2
036 ST-5207 SINNER MAN WHERE YOU GONNA HIDE SLP-179
037 ST-5208 I INTEND TO MAKE HEAVEN MY HOME SEP-212/SLP-179 Gospel Voice GV-101
038 ST-5209 STRING'S MOUNTAIN DEW SLP-179 SLP-181 King 0476-2 79201-40956-2
039 ST-5210 STRINGBEAN'S A-FISHIN' SEP-212/SLP-179 SLP-183 79201-40956-2
040 ST-5211 PLUCKIN' THE BIRD SLP-179 Good Time 79201-40956-2
041 ST-5212 WANDA SLP-179
ca. June 1962 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Stringbean (David Akeman [vcl/banjo], Eddie Wilson [rh gt], Hoss Linneman [dobro], Jack Drake [bass])
042 ST-5630 JOHN HENRY SLP-215 NLP-2100 Good Time 79201-40956-2
043 ST-5631 IDA RED SLP-215 SLP-242 Good Time 79201-40956-2
044 ST-5632 TENNESSEE FARMER SEP-221/SLP-215 Good Time 79201-40956-2
045 ST-5633 FREE LITTLE BIRD SEP-221/SLP-215 Good Time 79201-40956-2
046 ST-5634 PRETTY LITTLE WIDOW SLP-215 Good Time 79201-40956-2
047 ST-5635 THERE'LL BE MOONSHINING IN THEM OLD KENTUCKY HILLS SEP-221/SLP-215 King 0476-2 Good Time 79201-40956-2
048 ST-5636 HESITATION BLUES SLP-215 Good Time 79201-40956-2
049 ST-5637 OVER THE MOUNTAIN SLP-215
050 ST-5638 BULLY OF THE TOWN SLP-215 Good Time 79201-40956-2
051 ST-5639 HOW MANY BISCUITS CAN YOU EAT SLP-215 King 0476-2 79201-40956-2
052 ST-5640 I'M THE MAN WHO RODE A MULE AROUND THE WORLD SEP-221/SLP-215 NLP-2100 King 0476-2 Good Time 79201-40956-2
053 ST-5641 TAKE MY HAND, PRECIOUS LORD SLP-215
054 ST-5642 CRIPPLE CREEK SLP-215 Good Time 79201-40956-2
055 ST-5643 YOU CAN'T DO WRONG AND GET BY SEP-221/SLP-215 79201-40956-2
ca. August 1963 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Stringbean David Akeman [vcl/banjo], Tommy Vaden [fiddle])
056 ST-6542 SHORT LIFE AND TROUBLE SLP-260 Good Time 79201-40956-2
057 ST-6543 MY ROSE OF OLD KENTUCKY SLP-260
058 ST-6544 RYE WHISKEY SLP-260
059 ST-6545 LITTLE SALLY GOODIN' SLP-260 SLP-292
060 ST-6546 HOLD TO GOD'S UNCHANGING HAND SLP-260
061 ST-6547 BIG BALL IN NASHVILLE 664/SLP-260 SLP-327 NLP-2100
062 ST-6548 BANJO PICKIN' GIRL SLP-260 SLP-288 NLP-2100
063 ST-6549 OLD CUMBERLAND GAP SLP-260
064 ST-6550 POOR ELLEN SMITH SLP-260
065 ST-6551 HONEY BABE, I'M BOUND TO RIDE SLP-260
066 ST-6552 LITTLE PINK 664/SLP-260 Good Time 79201-40956-2
067 ST-6553 LITTLE ADOBE SHACK SLP-260 Good Time 79201-40956-2
068 ST-6554 ROVING GAMBLER SLP-260
069 ST-6555 BLACK EYED SUSAN SLP-260
ca. December 1965 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Stringbean
070 ST-7886 CRAZY VIET-NAM WAR 752
071 ST-7887 HEY, OLD MAN 752/NLP-2100
March 1967 Nugget Studio, Nashville, TN - Stringbean (solo vcl/banjo)
072 THE BIG 'UN GOT AWAY Cullman 333/ Ovation OV 1726
073 BOUGHT ME A MULE Cullman 333
074 57-4470 GOING TO GRAND OLE OPRY (TO MAKE MYSELF A NAME) Cullman 334/Ovation OV 1726
075 57-4471 SHAKE THAT LITTLE FOOT SALLY ANN Cullman 334/NRLP-1025
076 BANJO CONVENTION Cullman 335/ Ovation OV 1726
077 COLD CREEK MARCH Cullman 335/ Ovation OV 1726
poss. late 1960s/early 1970s Nugget Studio, Nashville, TN - Stringbean
078 ME AND MY OLD CROW (GOT A GOOD THING GOING) Nugget NRLP-102
079 IT'S MIGHTY DARK FOR ME TO TRAVEL Nugget NRLP-102
080 POLLY ARE YOU MAD Nugget NRLP-102
081 TWENTY CENT COTTON NINETY CENT MEAT Nugget NRLP-102
082 HERDING CATTLE Nugget NRLP-102
083 FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN Nugget NRLP-102
084 GOING UP SURWOOD MOUNTAIN Nugget NRLP-102
085 THAT'S WHAT I LIKE ABOUT THE SOUTH Nugget NRLP-102
086 LONG TALL SALLY Nugget NRLP-102
087 NINE POUND HAMMER Nugget NRLP-102
088 TWO MORE YEARS AND I'LL BE FREE Ovation OV-1726
089 LITTLE MAGGIE Ovation OV-1726
090 JOHN HENRY Ovation OV-1726
091 OLD CUMBERLAND GAP Ovation OV-1726


ALBUMS
Starday SLP-142 Old Time Banjo Pickin' And Singin': Stringbean And His Banjo; 20 Cent Cotton & 90 Cent Meat; Kentucky And Tennessee; Wake Up Little Betty; Polly; Give Me Back My Five Dollars; Keep My Skillet Good And Greasy; Barnyard Banjo Pickin'; Forgetting To Forget You; Georgia Rose; Herding Cattle; Birdie; Don't Bob Your Hair, Girls; Working On A Building – 07-61 (reissued on Gusto GT 0872-2 in 2008)
Starday SLP-179 The Kentucky Wonder And His 5-String Banjo/More Of That Old Time Banjo Pickin' And Singin': Opry Time In Tennessee; Stringbean's A-Fishin'; Sinner Man, Where You Gonna Hide; Pluckin' The Bird; Chewing Gum; Train Special 500; I Intend To Make Heaven My Home; Goodbye, Sweet Thing; Suicide Blues; Here, Rattler, Here; Wanda; String's Mountain Dew (Mountain Dew); Run, Rabbit, Run; Lord, I'm Coming Home – 09-62 (reissued in 2008 on Gusto GT7-0875-2)
Starday SLP-215 A Salute To Uncle Dave Macon: Ida Red; Tennessee Farmer; Pretty Little Widow; John Henry; There'll Be Moonshining In Them Old Kentucky Hills; Hesitation Blues; Take My Hand, Precious Lord; How Many Biscuits Can You Eat; Over The Mountain; Bully Of The Town; I'm The Man Who Rode A Mule Around The World; Cripple Creek; Free Little Bird; You Can't Do Wrong And Get By – 01-63 (Reissued on Gusto GT 0873-2 in 2008)
Starday SLP-260 Way Back In The Hills Of Old Kentucky: Little Pink; My Rose Of Old Kentucky; Big Ball In Nashville; Poor Ellen Smith; Old Cumberland Gap; Little Adobe Shack; The Roving Gambler; Black Eyed Susy; Short Life And Trouble; Little Sally Goodin'; Banjo Pickin' Girl; Rye Whiskey; Honey Babe, I'm Bound To Ride; Hold To God's Unchanging Hand – 01-64 (see also Gusto GT7-0874-2)
Nashville NLP-2100 Hee-Haw Corn Shucker: Stringbean And His Banjo; Run, Little, Rabbit, Run; Chewin' Chewing Gum; John Henry; Banjo Pickin' Girl; Big Ball In Nashville [live]; Keep My Skjllet Good and Greasy; Hey Old Man (Can You Play A Banjo); I'm The Who Rode A Mule Around The World; Here, Rattler, Here – 71 (reissued in 2008 on Gusto GT7-0878-2)
Nugget NRLP-102 Me And My Ole Crow (Got A Good Thing Goin'): Me And My Old Crow (Got A Good Thing Going); Shake That Little Foot Sally Ann; It's Mighty Dark For Me To Travel; Polly Are You Mad; Twenty Cent Cotton Ninety Cent Meat; Herding Cattle; Fire On The Mountain; Going Up Surwood Mountain; That's What I Like About The South; Long Tall Sally; Nine Pound Hammer - 72
Ovation OV-1726 Goin' To The Grand Ole Opry: Goin' To The Grand Ole Opry; Cold Creek March; Banjo Convention; Two More Years And I'll Be Free; Little Maggie; John Henry; Short Life And Trouble; The Big 'Un Got Away; Ruby, Are You Mad? [Cousin Emmy]; Old Cumberland Gap – 78
King 0476-2 Front Porch Funnies by Stringbean: Run Rabbit Run; Good Old Mountain Dew; There'll Be Moonshine in Them Old Kentucky Hills; I'm the Man That Rode the Mule Around the World; How Many Bisquits Can You Eat; Chewing Gum; Goodbye Sweet Thing; Here Rattler Here -27-02-96 (sampler)
Good Time 79201-40956-2 Barnyard Banjo Pickin': Stringbean and His Banjo; Herding Cattle; Wake Up Little Betty; Polly; Birdie;; Don't Bob Your Hair Girls; Forgetting to Forget You; Barn Yard Banjo Pickin'; Opry Time in Tennessee; Stringbean's A-Fishin';Here Rattler Here; Train Special 500; String's Mountain Dew; Run Rabbit Run; Goodbye Sweet Thing; Pluckin' the Bird;. Ida Red; Tennessee Farmer; Pretty Little Wido; John Henry; There'll Be Moonshining in Them Old Kentucky Hills; Hesitation Blues; How Many Biscuits Can You Eat; Bully of the Town; I'm the Man Who Rode the Mule Around the World;. Cripple Creek;. Free Little Bird; You Can't Do Wrong and Get By; Little Pink; Little Adobe Shack; Short Life and Trouble - 11-12-06 (double)
Gusto GT7-0874-2 Way Back In The Hills Of Old Kentucky: Little Pink; Big Ball In Nashville; Poor Ellen Smith; Old Cumberland Gap; Little Adobe Shack; The Roving Gambler; Black Eyed Susy; Short Life And Trouble; Little Sally Goodin'; Banjo Pickin' Girl; Rye Whiskey; Honey Babe, I'm Bound To Ride – 08 (all tracks from SLP-260)

SINGLES
Herald (1953)
418 Pass The Juice, Miss Lucy / Who Is Gonna Cry For Me - 53
Cullman (1958-59)
6404 I Wonder Where Wanda Went / Short Life And Trouble - 10-58
6408 Run Little Rabbit Run / You Can't Do Wrong And Get By - 01-59
6416 Barnyard Banjo Picking / Train Special 500 - 10-59 (rev. Oct.12, 1959)
Starday (1960-65)
45-583 Down At The Opry / Chewin' Chewin' Gum - 03-62
664 Big Ball's In Nashville / Little Pink - 64
752 Crazy Viet Nam War / Hey Old Man (Can You Play A Banjo)? - 01-66
(EPs)
SEP-131 "Stringbean And His Banjo": Stringbean And His Banjo / Hedring Castle / Don't Bob Your Hair Girls/Wake Up Little Betty - 60
SEP-153 Twenty Cents Cotton / Working On The Building /
SEP-212 Suicide Blues / Here, Rattler, Here / Goodbye Sweet Thing / Stringbean's A-Fishin' / I Intend To Make Heaven My Home – ca. 62
SEP-221 They'll Be Moonshining In Them Kentucky Hills / You Can't Do Wrong And Get By / Tennessee Farmer / I'm The Man Who Rode A Mule Around The World / Free Little Bird – ca. 63
Cullman (1967)
333 Big 'Un Got Away / Bough Me A Mule - 67
334 Going to the Grand Ole Opry (to make myself a name) / Shake That Little Foot Sally Ann - 67
335 Banjo Convention / Cold Creek March - 67
Nugget (1970)
NR-1049 20 Cent Cotton And 90 Cent Meat / Me And My Old Crow - 70

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