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Friday, October 28, 2011

Redd Harper

Redd Harper [Mr. Texas], *29-09-1903 In Nocona TX, +16-02-1992
by Thieu Van De Vorst, Mario Manciotti, Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank, Al Turner
SESSIONS
1948 Hollywood, CA – Redd Harper

001 SA 592 WE'RE DANCIN' IN THE OLD RED BARN TONIGHT 101/ BACM CD D 306
002 SA 638 UNWORTHY Velvet 101/ BACM CD D 306
1948 Hollywood, CA – Les Anderson and Redd Harper
003 EXC-1308 AND I SHOOK Exclusive 57x/HBR 40
004 EXC-1309 THIS IS SOUTHLAND 57x/HBR 40
1948 Hollywood, CA – Redd Harper
005 EXC 1311 LIE CAN'T MEND A BROKEN HEART Exclusive 59X/BACM CD D 306
006 EXC 1312 DO WAH DITTY 60x
007 EXC 1313 HAIR OF GOLD EYES OF BLUE 59X /BACM CD D 306
008 EXC 1314 MY SILENT TEARS 60x
poss. late 1940s unknown – Redd Harper
009 CHRISTIAN COWBOY Redemption RR 703
010 unknown title RR 703
011 SAFE WITH THE SAVIOUR Redemption RR 702
012 LORD KEEP YOUR HAND ON ME Redemption RR 702
1951 Hollywood, CA – Redd Harper and His Christian Cowboys
013 EACH STEP OF THE WAY Int. Sacred Recordings 2005 2015 EP 7/LP 7047
014 A QUIET TIME 2015 EP 7
015 I’M A HAPPY, HAPPY CHRISTIAN 2005 EP 7/LP 7047
016 SHOW ME THE WAY EP 7
unknown tracks for EP 30
ca 1951 Hollywood, CA – Redd Harper and His Christian Cowboys
021 CHRIST IS WONDERFUL SAVIOR LP 7047
022 PRAISE GOD, HALLELUJAH LP 7047
023 I FOUND WHAT I WANTED LP 7047
024 LIE LOW, LITTLE DOGGIES LP 7047
025 SEE WHAT GOD CAN DO LP 7047
026 PRAISALLUJAH LP 7047
027 LORD, KEEP YOUR HAND ON ME
028 AS HE SAID
1951 Hollywood, CA – Redd Harper and Cindy Walker
029 EACH STEP OF THE WAY Grason Co 401
ca September 1952 [soundtrack Oiltown, U.S.A.] unknown – Redd Harper and Andy Parker and The Plainsmen
030 E2-VB-7042-1S LORD, KEEP YOUR HAND ON ME RCA F3000
F3000 – 4 78 RPM singles
26 September 1952
[no.2775] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Redd Harper
031 10681 MY GOD IS REAL Capitol F2262
032 10682 CLOSER LORD TO THEE F2547
033 10683 MY TESTIMONY SONG F2360
034 10684 LORD KEEP YOUR HAND ON ME F2360/BACM CD D 306
25 August 1953
[no. 3113] Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Redd Harper – Mr. Texas
035 11732 MATTHEW, MARK, LUKE AND JOHN F2656
036 11733 WHAT WOULD I DO WITHOUT JESUS F2656
037 11734 JESUS CARES F2779
038 11735 ARE YOU WILLING? F2779
Summer 1954 London, UK/Hollywood, CA – Redd Harper
039 MY CACTUS CHRISTMAS TREE Singtime 1104
040 HAPPY BIRTHDAY. GENTLE SAVIOR Singtime 1104
+ 14 more unknown tracks
Redd Harper recorded after 1954, incomplete info in albums/singles list

RADIO TRANSCRIPTIONS
1940s [MacGregor transcriptions for Armed Forces Radio Service] C.P. McGregor Studio, 729 S.Western Ave., Hollywood, CA – Redd Harper, and **The Saddle Kings or *Hollywood Roundup Gang
AFRS W S12N HESKA POLKA* BACM CD D 306
AFRS W S12N EMPTY SADDLES** BACM CD D 306
AFRS W S12N TWILIGHT ON THE TRAIL** BACM CD D 306
1940s [MacGregor transcriptions for Armed Forces Radio Service] C.P. McGregor Studio, 729 S.Western Ave., Hollywood, CA – Redd Harper (Eddie Kirk Orchestra)
AFRS W 202N SHE'D RATHER DYE THAN BE BLONDE BACM CD D 306
AFRS W 202N ARE YOU COMIN' OR GOIN' BACM CD D 306
AFRS W 202N CORNBELT SYMPHONY BACM CD D 306
AFRS W 202N MY IN-LAWS MADE AN OUTLAW OUT OF ME BACM CD D 306
AFRS W 202N BEER BARREL POLKA BACM CD D 306
1946 [MacGregor transcriptions] C.P. McGregor Studio, 729 S.Western Ave., Hollywood, CA – Jimmie Grier Orchestra (Redd Harper vcl]
MMO 815/LB 263 PET MY PUP
1946 [MacGregor transcriptions] C.P. McGregor Studio, 729 S.Western Ave., Hollywood, CA – Jimmie Grier Orchestra (Redd Harper vcl]
MMO 832/LB 283 I WISH I HAD NEVER MET SUNSHINE
1946 [MacGregor transcriptions] C.P. McGregor Studio, 729 S.Western Ave., Hollywood, CA – Jimmie Grier Orchestra (Redd Harper vcl]
MMO 833/LB 286 THE BEGINNING OF A ROMANCE
1946 [MacGregor transcriptions] C.P. McGregor Studio, 729 S.Western Ave., Hollywood, CA – Jimmie Grier Orchestra (Redd Harper vcl]
MMO 856/LB 303 THE FLYING FISH
MMO 856/LB 303 COYOTE CANYON
1946 [MacGregor transcriptions] C.P. McGregor Studio, 729 S.Western Ave., Hollywood, CA – Jimmie Grier Orchestra (Redd Harper vcl]
MMO 857/LB 305 HOW CUTE CAN YOU BE
1946 [MacGregor transcriptions] C.P. McGregor Studio, 729 S.Western Ave., Hollywood, CA – Jimmie Grier Orchestra (Redd Harper vcl]
MMO 867 THE BEST MAN
1947 [MacGregor transcriptions] C.P. McGregor Studio, 729 S.Western Ave., Hollywood, CA – Redd Harper and His Flatlanders [album BMI 38B]
MMO 1002/LB 454 BUTTERMILK BACM CD D 306
MMO 1002/LB 454 SHE’D RATHER DYE THAN BE BLONDE
MMO 1002/LB 454 THE COWBOY SERENADE
MMO 1002/LB 454 EVICTED FROM YOUR HEART BACM CD D 306
MMO 1002/LB 454 MAIL ORDER MAMA BACM CD D 306
1947 [MacGregor transcriptions] C.P. McGregor Studio, 729 S.Western Ave., Hollywood, CA – Redd Harper and The Flatlanders
MMO 1003/LB 515 SNAKE IN THE GRASS BACM CD D 306
MMO 1003/LB 515 TAKE ME BACK TO OKLAHOMA BACM CD D 306
MMO 1003/LB 515 LITTLE RANGER BOY BACM CD D 306
MMO 1003/LB 515 ACHIN' AND CRYIN' BACM CD D 306
MMO 1003/LB 515 REMEMBER THE ALIMONY BACM CD D 306
unknown info, Mac Gregor transcriptions – Redd Harper
ARKANSAS BACM CD D 306
unknown info – Redd Harper
WHAT THIS COUNTRY NEEDS BACM CD D 306
WALKIN' AND TALKING WITH THE LORD BACM CD D 306
AMERICA BACM CD D 306



ALBUMS
Int. Sacred Recordings LP 7047 Mr. Texas: Christ Is Wonderful Savior; Praise God, Hallelujah; I’m A Happy, Happy Christian; Each Step of The Way; I Found What I Wanted; Lie Low, Little Doggies; See What god Can Do; Praisallujah – 5- (10“ album)
Christian Faith RH-1251 Redd Harper Sings And Plays: The Answer Man; The Deep Hidden Valley; He Leadeth Me; Lord Have Mercy on My Soul; My Jesus, I Love Thee; Five Minutes More; Come with Your Heartache; The End of Life's Journey; I Surrender All; Child-Like Faith; Pass Me Not; and Be the Good Lord Willin' – 6-
Christian Faith RH-1252 The Songs of Redd Harper and Oswald J. Smith: Come With Your Heartache; Jesus Knows; Now I Am Happy; Back To The Prairies; My Heart Would Sing Of Jesus; The Happy Band; ; He Changed My Life; The End Of Life's Journey; Perhaps Today; All For The Savior; Safe With The Savior; I'm Singing For My Lord - 6- w. Bob Summers Ensemble
Christian Faith RH-1253 I Walk The Glory Road: Each Step Of The Way; Christian Fellowship; How Great Thou Art; Will You Meet Me; If Man Should Reach The Moon; It Is No Secret; Lord, Keep Your Hand On Me; Does Jesus Lead The Way; The Truth Shall Make You Free; Dumb Ole Country Boy; I Walk The Glory Road; Until We Meet Again – ? (57?)
Christian Faith RH-1254 Red Harper Sings For Children: (tracks unknown) – 66 [mono only]
Christian Faith 255 Redd Harper Sings With Bob Summers And His Guitar: It Makes Me Feel Like Shouting Glory; Jesus Saves, Keeps, Satisfies; God Didn't Plan It That-A-Way; Until Then; Fellowship Divine; The Circuit Ridin' Preacher; Mansion Over The Hill; Christain Cowboy; My Lord Is Sweeter Than Anyonel The Joy Of A Sinner Set Free; Jesus Is Waiting – 6-
Word W-3401-LP/WST-8401-LP I'm Following Jesus: Each Step Of The Way; He The Pearly Gates Will Open; Life's Greatest Adventure; Cowboy Range In Heaven; Amazing Grace; Preachin' Country Style; Beside The Still Waters; Just A Closer Walk With Thee; Closer Than A Brother; Just Smile And Praise The Lord; To God Be The Glory; Up There In The Blue – 67
Word [UK] WDS 3009 The Best Of Redd Harper: Each Step Of The Way; A Quiet Time; Happy, Happy Christian; Safe With The Saviour; The Answer Man; The Happy Band; The Gospel According To Most People; The Circuit Riding Preacher; I'm Singing For My Lord; Only God's Love; My Heart Would Sing Of Jesus; He Changed My Life - 74
Emerald Gem [UK] GES-1138 Gospel Country Style: Come and Dine; Love Lifted Me; Christ Living In Me; The Good Life; Jesus and Me; Just Smile and Praise; Come Alive With Jesus; Something Special; It's Not An Easy Road; Just Up Ahead; He Changed My Life; God Can Do Anything - 75
BACM [UK] CD D 306 Remember The Alimony: Snake In The Grass; Take Me Back To Oklahoma; Little Ranger Boy; Achin' And Cryin'; Remember The Alimony; Heska Polka; Empty Saddles; She'd Rather Dye Than Be Blonde; Are You Comin' Or Goin'; Cornbelt Symphony; My In-Laws Made An Outlaw Out Of Me; Beer Barrel Polka; Buttermilk; Evicted From Your Heart; Mail Order Mama; Christian Cowboy; Lord Keep Your Hand On Me; Unworthy; We're Dancin' In The Old Red Barn Tonight; Lie Can't Mend A Broken Heart; Hair Of Gold Eyes Of Blue; Arkansas; Twilight On The Trail; Lie Low Little Doggies; What This Country Needs; Walkin' And Talking With The Lord; America - 10

EPs
Int. Sacred
EP-7 Each Step Of The Way; A Quiet Time / I’m Happy, Happy Christian; Show Me The Way
EP-30 Christmas Songs: (tracks unknown)
Christian Faith
EP-RH-502 Redd Harpes Sings And Plays: Closer Lord to Thee; Jesus Cares / My Heart Would Sing of Jesus; Are You Willing
RH 56 Sometimes; Always Remembered; Turn Back To God America; Beloved Enemy
Singspiration
RH-58 Shine, Shine, Shine; What Would I Do Without Jesus /  Lord Build Me a Cabin;  Our Thanks to Thee.


SINGLES
Velvet (1948)
101 (We're Dancin') In The Old Red Barn Tonight / Unworthy – 48
Exclusive (1948)
57x This Is Southland / And I Shook – 09-48 w. Les Anderson (rev. Oct. 2)
59x A Lie Can't Mend A Broken Heart / Hair Of Gold Eyes Of Blue – 09-48 (rev. Oct. 2)
60x Do Wah Ditty / My Silent tears – 11-48
Redemption
RR 702 Safe With the Saviour / Lord Keep Your Hand On Me
RR 703 Christian Cowboy /
Grason Co (1951) soundtrack Mr. Texas
401 The Railroad Song [Ceusade Choir] / Each Step Of the Way [Redd Harper and Cindy Walker] - 51
International Sacred Recordings
2005 I’m Happy, Happy Christian / Each Step Of The Way - 51
2015 Each Step Of The Way / A Quiet Time – 51
? Lord, Keep Your Hand On Me / My Testimony Song
Capitol
F2262 Our Thanks To Thee / My God Is Real – 10-52
F2360 Lord, Keep Your Hand On Me / My Testimony Song – 02-53
F2436 Shine, Shine, Shine / My Heart Would Sing Of Jesus – 04-53
F2547 Lord, Build Me A Cabin In Glory / Close Lord, To Thee – 07-53
F2779 Are You Willing?/Jesus Cares – 04-54
Singtime (1954)
1104 My Cactus Christmas Tree /Happy Birthday. Gentle Savior – 11-54 (rev. Dec. 4)
more singles issue
Publicity
864* Umm, I like (vcl Toni Barnes) / Georgie Porgie (vcl Jean Colby) /*issue number in way only
Evangelical
EVA 4243 Each Step Of The Way / I’m Singing For The Lord

 

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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.