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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Dr. Elmo (Shropshire)

Elmo Shropshire, D.V.M., *26-10-1936 Lexington, KY
by Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS
1991 Live Oak Studios, Berkeley, CA – Dr.Elmo (Elmo Shropshire [vcl/banjo], Gary Potterson [gt/bck vcl], Larry Carlin [bass/bck vcl], Michael White [bass], Brent Rampone [drums], Brian Godchaux [fiddle], Frank Martin/Rita Abrams [keyboards], Dalice, Jo Carol, John Pierson, Tom Corwin, Val Adell [bck vcl])
001 BETTY FORD CLINIC Laughing Stock 9247 LS-1491
002 PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENT Laughing Stock 9247 LS-1491
003 PREACHERS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN Laughing Stock 9247 LS-1491
004 LOSE THAT LARD Laughing Stock 9247 LS-1491
005 BATTLE OF THE SINGLES SCENE Laughing Stock 9247 LS-1491
006 JUMPING FROG OF CALAVERAS COUNTY Laughing Stock 9247 LS-1491
007 WEDDING BED Laughing Stock 9247 LS-1491
008 GREENHOUSE EFFECT Laughing Stock 9247 LS-1491
009 ON THE PHONE AGAIN Laughing Stock 9247 LS-1491
010 KENTUCKY ROAD MADE OF HUMAN HAIR Laughing Stock 9247 LS-1491
011 DON'T PET THE DOG Laughing Stock 9247 LS-1491
012 GRANDMA GOT RUN OVER BY A REINDEER Laughing Stock 9247 1292 2000 BMG 46981-2 BMG S.P. 48773-2
1992 Gidderton Studios, El Cerrito, CA – Dr. Elmo (Elmo "Dr. Elmo" Shropshire [vcl/banjo], Gary Potterton [gt/bck vcl], Larry Carlin/Claude Arthur/Doug Giddens [bass], Rita Abrams [keyboards], Jan Pulsford [keyboards/synthesizer], Reed Fromer [Hammond B-3 organ]. Producers: Elmo Shropshire, Rita Abrams, Gary Potterton, Jan Pulsford)
013 GRANDMA'S SPENDING CHRISTMAS WITH THE SUPERSTARS Laughing Stock 1292 BMG S.P. 48773-2
014 CHRISTMAS WON'T BE THE SAME WITHOUT JOHNNY Laughing Stock 1292
015 GRANDMA'S KILLER FRUITCAKE Laughing Stock 1292 BMG 46981-2
016 SANTA AIN'T COMIN' Laughing Stock 1292 BMG S.P. 48773-2
017 CHRISTMAS MILLIONAIRE Laughing Stock 1292
018 GRANDPA'S GONNA SUE THE PANTS OFF OF SANTA Laughing Stock 1292 BMG 46981-2
019 JUNK BOND CHRISTMAS BLUES Laughing Stock 1292
020 SEND ME A WIFE FOR CHRISTMAS Laughing Stock 1292 BMG 46981-2
021 HERE'S TO THE LONELY Laughing Stock 1292 BMG 46981-2
022 DON'T MAKE ME PLAY THAT GRANDMA SONG AGAIN Laughing Stock 1292 BMG 46981-2
1999 unknown – Dr. Elmo (Dr. Elmo Shropshire [vcl/5 string banjo], Gary Potterton [vcl/gt/tinwhistle/bass], Ron Delacy [gt/bass], Dave Cavanaugh [banjo/mandolin], Brent Rampone [drums], Doug Adams [fiddle/bck vcl], Carol Joy Harris, John Salz, Larry Carlin, John Pierson [bck vcl],
023 FALLING IN LOVE Laughing Stock 1699
024 DON'T MESS WITH THE IRS Laughing Stock 1699
025 BLAME IT ON EL NINO Laughing Stock 1699
026 DR. KEVORKIAN Laughing Stock 1699
027 WHEN LOVE COMES AROUND Laughing Stock 1699
028 INACT FAMILY Laughing Stock 1699
029 MIDNIGHT TRAIN Laughing Stock 1699
030 TALL Laughing Stock 1699
031 BERNARDO'S SERENADE Laughing Stock 1699
032 MONTANA Laughing Stock 1699
2000 unknown – Dr. Elmo (Dr. Elmo Shropshire [vcl/5 string banjo], Gary Potterton [vcl/gt/mandolin/bass/drums/harmonica], John Salz [el gt/bck vcl], Bobby Black [steel], Frank Martin [keyboards], Carol Joy Harris, Donna Turner [bck vcl])
033 GOIN' ON A DATE WITH SANTA Laughing Stock 2000 BMG S.P. 48773-2
034 HOT CHRISTMAS Laughing Stock 2000 BMG S.P. 48773-2
035 UNCLE JOHNNY'S GLASS EYE Laughing Stock 2000 BMG 46981-2
036 TEXAS CHAINSAW CHRISTMAS Laughing Stock 2000 BMG 46981-2
037 FEELS LIKE CHRISTMAS Laughing Stock 2000 BMG 46981-2
038 REINDEER RAP Laughing Stock 2000 BMG S.P. 48773-2
039 BIG JOLLY MAN Laughing Stock 2000
040 CHRISTMAS ON AN ISLAND Laughing Stock 2000 BMG S.P. 48773-2
041 JINGLE BELLS Laughing Stock 2000 BMG 46981-2
042 JESU, JOY OF MAN'S DESIRING Laughing Stock 2000 BMG S.P. 48773-2
ca 2004 unknown – Dr. Elmo (Dr. Elmo Shropshire [vcl/5 string banjo], Gary Potterton [vcl/gt/mandolin/bass/drums/harmonica], John Salz [el gt/bck vcl], Gregg LaGardo [drums], Rita Abrams [keyboards], Annie Stocking, Carol Harris [bck vcl])
043 CHRISTMAS IN THE USA BMG S.P. 48773-2
044 CHRISTMAS ALL ACROSS THE USA BMG S.P. 48773-2
2005 THE HIVE Studio, San Rafael, CA – Dr. Elmo (Dr. Elmo [vcl], Gary Potterton [vcl/gt/mandolin/bass gt/drums], Frank Martin, Reed Fromer [bck vcl], Annie Stocking, Doug Adams [bck vcl])
045 REDNECK DRACULA BMG S.P. 740729-2 Direct Source 70012
046 FLY BMG S.P. 740729-2
047 SCARIEST THING I'LL EVER DO BMG S.P. 740729-2
048 TEXAS CHAINSAW HALLOWEEN BMG S.P. 740729-2
049 POINTY, THE PYRAMID PUMPKIN BMG S.P. 740729-2
050 HAUNTED HOEDOWN BMG S.P. 740729-2 Direct Source 70012
051 PARTY ARTY BMG S.P. 740729-2
052 WITCH AND THE TOAD BMG S.P. 740729-2
053 GLOBAL WARMIN' BMG S.P. 740729-2
054 BAD BLACK CAT BMG S.P. 740729-2
2005 or 2006 unknown – Dr. Elmo/ The Halloween Ghouls
055 WHAT SCARES YOU Direct Source 70012
056 HAPPY HALLOWEEN ANNIVERSARY Direct Source 70012
057 GRANDMA JUST RODE OVER VIA BROOMSTICK Direct Source 70012
058 WICHITA WITCHES Direct Source 70012
059 MONSTER MASH Direct Source 70012
060 THE PURPLE PEOPLE EATER Direct Source 70012
061 MONSTERS' HOLIDAY Direct Source 70012
062 BAD MOON RISING Direct Source 70012
four of tracks above are by The Hallowen Ghouls
ca 2007 [prob. live] unknown – Dr. Elmo
06201 GRANDMA GOT RUN OVER BY A REINDEER Madacy 53067
06202 CHRISTMAS IN THE U.S.A. Madacy 53067
06203 SANTA'S E-MAIL FROM NIGERIA Madacy 53067
06204 WHAT'S CHRISTMAS TO YOU? Madacy 53067
06205 YOU'RE THE REASON THEY INVENTED MISTLETOE Madacy 53067
06206 FEELS LIKE CHRISTMAS Madacy 53067
06207 GRANDMA'S KILLER Madacy 53067
06208 GRANDPA IN THE SANTA SUIT SHOW Madacy 53067
06209 CHRISTMAS ALL YEAR LONG Madacy 53067
06210 CHRISTMAS ALL ACROSS THE U.S.A Madacy 53067
2010 unknown – Dr. Elmo (Dr. Elmo [vcl/5-str banjo], Gary Potterton [vcl/gt/bass/mandolin/dobro])
063 COME ON BOYS IT'S CHRISTMAS Time Life 25894D
064 GREENSLEEVES Time Life 25894D
065 PERFECT GIFT Time Life 25894D
066 JINGLE BELLS Time Life 25894D
067 FEELS LIKE CHRISTMAS Time Life 25894D
068 DECEMBER RAIN Time Life 25894D
069 HERE'S TO THE LONELY Time Life 25894D
070 DECK THE HALLS Time Life 25894D
071 JESU JOY OF MAN'S DESIRING Time Life 25894D
072 WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS Time Life 25894D
073 GRANDPA IN THE SANTA SUIT SHOW Time Life 25894D
071 GRADMA GOT RUN OVER BY A REINDEER –instr.-25894D
2011 John Salz Studio, Glen Ellen, CA – Dr. Elmo (Dr. Elmo [vcl], John Pierson [vcl/gt], Larry Carlin [vcl], Gary Potterton [gt], Dana Rath [mandolin], Kenny Blacklock [fiddle])
072 HELLO CITY LIMITS
073 DOOLEY
074 WALK THE WAY THE WIND BLOWS
075 CAROLINA IN THE PINES
076 SITTIN' ON TOP OF THE WORLD
077 LITTLE DARLIN' PAL OF MINE
078 PALLET ON THE FLOOR
079 DR. KEVORKIAN
080 LAST THING ON MY MIND
081 WAIT FOR THE LIGHT TO SHINE
082 HELLO TROUBLE
083 CITY OF NEW ORLEANS
084 WITH CARE FROM SOMEONE
085 I'VE JUST SEEN A FACE
086 HE'S COMING BACK TO EARTH AGAIN
087 FOX ON THE RUN; ASHES OF LOVE
088 THERE IS A TIME
089 WILD DOGS OF KENTUCKY
080 MY OKLAHOMA
tracks above issued on album Wild Blue Grass

ALBUMS
Laughing Stock 9247 Slices Of Life: Betty Ford Clinic; Prenuptial Agreement; Preachers Just Wanna Have Fun; Lose That Lard; Battle of the Singles Scene; Jumping Frog of Calaveras County; Wedding Bed; Greenhouse Effect; On the Phone Again; Kentucky Road Made of Human Hair; Don't Pet the Dog; Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer – 91 (reissue in 1993 as Laughing Stock LS-1494 Dr. Elmo’s Twisted Tunes with last track omitted)
Laughing Stock 1292 Dr. Elmo's Twisted Christmas: Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer; Grandma's Spending Christmas With the Superstars; Christmas Won't Be the Same Without Johnny; Grandma's Killer Fruitcake; Santa Ain't Comin'; Christmas Millionaire; Grandpa's Gonna Sue the Pants Off of Santa; Junk Bond Christmas Blues; Send Me A Wife For Christmas; Here's to the Lonely; Don't Make Me Play That Grandma Song Again – 92 (reissued in 2002 on Laughing Stock 145912)
Lauging Stock 1699 Love, Death, and Taxes: Falling In Love; Don't Mess With the IRS; Blame It On El Nino; Dr. Kevorkian; When Love Comes Around; Inact Family; Midnight Train; Tall; Bernardo's Serenade; Montana – 10-03-00
Laughing Stock 2000 Up Your Chimney: Goin' on a Date With Santa; Hot Christmas; Uncle Johnny's Glass Eye; Texas Chainsaw Christmas; Feels Like Christmas; Reindeer Rap; Big Jolly Man; Christmas on an Island; Jingle Bells; Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring; Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer- 15-08-00 (reissued in 2002 on Laughing Stock 145913)
BMG Special Products 46981-2 Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer: Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer; Grandpa's Gonna Sue the Pants Offa' Santa; Send Me a Wife for Christmas; Texas Chainsaw Christmas; Uncle Johnny's Glass Eye; Feels Like Christmas; Here's to the Lonely; Don't Make Me Play That Grandma Song Again; Grandma's Killer Fruitcake; Jingle Bells – 23-07-02 (sampler, reissued as BMG S.P. 47502-2)
BMG Special Products 48773-2 Christmas in the U.S.A.: Christmas in the USA; Goin On a Date With Santa; Reindeer Rap; Christmas All Across the USA; Hot Christmas; Christmas on an Island; Santa Ain't Comin‘; Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring; Grandma's Spending Christmas With the Superstars; Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer - 01-07-04
BMG Special Products 740729-2 Dr. Elmo Sings the Boos: Redneck Dracula; Fly; Scariest Thing I'll Ever Do; Texas Chainsaw Halloween; Pointy, The Pyramid Pumpkin; Haunted Hoedown; Party Arty; Witch and the Toad; Global Warmin'; Bad Black Cat - 26-07-05
Direct Source 70012 Redneck Dracula: Redneck Dracula; Haunted Hoedown; What Scares You; Happy Halloween Anniversary; Grandma Just Rode Over Via Broomstick; Wichita Witches; Monster Mash; The Purple People Eater; Monsters' Holiday; Bad Moon Rising - 06 (Dr. Elmo on 6 songs and The Halloween Ghouls on 4; reissued as Dr, Elmo Halloween)
Direct Source 8329 Redneck Santa: (tracks unknown, probably sampler) - 20-08-07
Madacy 53067 Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer: [CD: ] Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer; Christmas in the U.S.A.; Santa's E-Mail from Nigeria; What's Christmas to You?; You're the Reason They Invented Mistletoe; Feels Like Christmas; Grandma's Killer; Grandpa in the Santa Suit Show; Christmas All Year Long; Christmas All Across the U.S.A; [DVD:] Christmas Without Martha; Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer; Grandma's Killer Fruitcake [Music Video]; Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer [Music Video]; Christmas All Across the U.S.A.; Prison Without Martha; Christmas in the U.S.A. – 21-08-07
Time Life 25894-D Bluegrass Christmas: Come On Boys It's Christmas; Greensleeves; Perfect Gift; Jingle Bells; Feels Like Christmas; December Rain; Here's To The Lonely; Deck The Halls; Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring; We Wish You A Merry Christmas; Grandpa In The Santa Suit Show; Gradma Got Run Over By A Reindeer (Instr.) – 10
Laughing Stock ? Wild Blue Grass: Hello City Limits; Dooley; Walk the Way the Wind Blows; Carolina In The Pines; Sittin' on top of the world; Little Darlin' Pal of Mine; Pallet on the Floor; Dr. Kevorkian; Last Thing On My Mind; Wait For the Light To Shine; Hello Trouble; City Of New Orleans; With Care From Someone; I've Just Seen a Face; He's Coming Back To Earth Again; Fox On the Run; Ashes of Love; There Is a Time; Wild Dogs of Kentucky; My Oklahoma – 15-08-11 (possibly only digital version)

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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
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