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Monday, November 7, 2011

David Wills

*23-10-1951 Pulaski,TN
2nd version
by Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Mario Manciotti
, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS

ca August 1974 Columbia Recording Studio, 34 Music Sq. East, Nashville, TN – David Wills (Producer: Charlie Rich, Sy Rosenberg)
001 THERE'S A SONG ON THE JUKEBOX Epic 8-50036 15-2349/KE-33353
002 THE BARMAID Epic 8-50118/KE-33353
003 I CAN'T EVEN DRINK IT AWAY Epic 8-50036/KE-33353
004 SITTIN' AND THINKIN' Epic KE-33353
005 YOU’RE A BETTER MAN THAN ME KE-3353
006 MY MOUNTAIN DEW Epic KE-33353
007 FROM BARROOMS TO BEDROOMS Epic 8-50090 15-2349/KE-33353
008 GOD MADE WOMAN, DEVIL MADE MAN Epic KE-33353
009 MAKE ME HATE YOU Epic 8-50118/KE-33353
010 I'LL BE MORE THAN HAPPY (TO SET YOU FREE) Epic 8-50090/KE-33353
ca August 1975 Columbia Recording Studio, 34 Music Sq. East, Nashville, TN – David Wills (David Wills [vcl], Lloyd Green [steel] + unknown musicians + strings arr. by Bergen White + Laverna Moore, Diana Tidwell, Kay Sutton, Hurshel Wigington, Sheri Kramer, Dolores Edgin, Joe Babcock [bckk vcl]. Producer: Charlie Rich, Sy Rosenberg)
011 SHE DESERVES MY VERY BEST Epic 8-50154 /KE-33548
012 QUEEN OF THE STARLIGHT BALLROOM Epic 8-50188/KE-33548
013 LET'S GET NAKED Epic KE-33548
014 ALL OVER ME Epic KE-33548
015 THE SON OF HICKORY HOLLER'S TRAMP Epic KE-33548
016 YOU'RE ALL OVER THIS PLACE Epic KE-33548
017 I NEED A THING CALLED LOVE Epic KE-33548
018 YOU LOVE THE LEAVING OUT OF ME Epic KE-33548
019 LADY OF THE EVENING Epic 8-50154 /KE-33548
020 LONG TALL SALLY Epic 8-50188/KE-33548
ca March 1976 Nashville, TN – David Wills
021 WOMEN 8-50228
022 PAINT ME A PICTURE 8-50228
023 (I'M JUST POURING OUT) WHAT SHE BOTTLED UP IN ME 8-50260
024 THE HAPPY HOUR 8-50260
9 March 1977 Jack Clement Recording Studio, 3102 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN – David Wills (Producer: Stephen A. Davis)
025 18377 I'M GONNA SAVE IT FOR MY BABY XW988-Y XW1042
026 18378 THE BEST PART OF MY DAYS (ARE MY NIGHTS WITH YOU) XW988-Y
027 18379 CHEATIN'S TURN HER ON XW1042
028 18380 THE FOOL STRIKES AGAIN XW1097
6 September 1977 Columbia Recording Studio, 34 Music Sq. East, Nashville, TN – David Wills (Producer: Stephen A. Davis)
029 19236 DO YOU WANNA MAKE LOVE UA XW1097
030 19237 SOUL SEARCHIN’ unissued
031 19238 BEFORE I CHANGE MY CHEATIN’ WAYS unissued
14 February 1978 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – David Wills
032 19695 YOU SNAP YOUR FINGERS (AND I'M BACK IN YOUR HANDS) X1196-Y
033 19696 TO MAKE A LONG STORY SHORT X1196-Y
034 19697 WOMEN HAVE A FEELING ('BOUT THESE THINGS) UA-X1271-Y
31 October 1978 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – David Wills
035 20284 I'M BEING GOOD UA-X1271-Y
036 20285 NEXT TIME I SEE YOU unissued
037 20286 LONG LINE OF EMPTIES unissued
038 20288 HELLO BETTY unissued
039 20289 GOP AWAY COME BACK unissued
11 June 1979 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – David Wills
040 20625 YOUR SONG unissued
041 20626 A GREAT FUTURE BEHIND ME unissued
042 20627 ONE, TWO, THREE, WE WERE LOVERS UA-X1319-Y
12 June 1979 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – David Wills
043 20628 EARLY FALL unissued
044 20629 JUST ONE MORE OF YOUR GOODBYES unissued
045 20632 ENDLESS UA-X1319-Y
13 June 1979 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – David Wills
046 20630 JUST A PHOTOGRAPH unissued
047 20631 TAKE IT BACK UA-X1350-Y
13 February 1980 Music City Recorders, 821 19th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – David Wills
048 20958 SHE'S HANGIN' IN THERE (I'M HANGIN' OUT) UA-X1350-Y
049 20959 MARRIAGE ON THE ROCKS UA-X1375-Y
050 20960 THE LIGHT OF MY LIFE (HAS GONE OUT AGAIN TONIGHT) UA-X1375-Y
ca. late 1982 Music City Music Hall, Nashville, TN – David Wills (Producer: Blake Mevis)
051 THOSE NIGHTS, THESE DAYS RCA Victor PB-13460/MHL1-8516
052 TENNESSEE MOON RCA Victor PB-13460
ca. March 1983 Music City Music Hall, Nashville, TN – David Wills (David Wills [vcl], Fred Newell [ld gt], Robert Thompson [rh gt], Chip Young [rh gt], Jimmy Capps [rh gt], Sonny Garrish [steel], Larry Paxton or David Hungate [bass], Jerry Kroon [drums], Mitch Humphries or David Briggs [piano], Shane Keister [synthesizer] + Nashville String Machine + Donna hazard, Donna McElroy, Lisa Silver, Curtis Young [bck vcl]. Producer: Blake Mevis)
053 THE EYES OF A STRANGER PB-13541/MHL1-8516
054 GIVE HER HEART A BREAK PB-13541
ca. August 1983 Music City Music Hall, Nashville, TN – David Wills (David Wills [vcl], Fred Newell [ld gt], Robert Thompson [rh gt], Chip Young [rh gt], Jimmy Capps [rh gt], Sonny Garrish [steel], Larry Paxton or David Hungate [bass], Jerry Kroon [drums], Mitch Humphries or David Briggs [piano], Shane Keister [synthesizer] + Nashville String Machine + Donna hazard, Donna McElroy, Lisa Silver, Curtis Young [bck vcl]. Producer: Blake Mevis)
055 THE MISSUNDERSTANDING PB-13653 /MHL1-8516
056 FIRST TO MAKE IT PB-13653
ca. November 1983 Music City Music Hall, Nashville, TN – David Wills (David Wills [vcl], Fred Newell [ld gt], Robert Thompson [rh gt], Chip Young [rh gt], Jimmy Capps [rh gt], Sonny Garrish [steel], Larry Paxton or David Hungate [bass], Jerry Kroon [drums], Mitch Humphries or David Briggs [piano], Shane Keister [synthesizer] + Nashville String Machine + Donna hazard, Donna McElroy, Lisa Silver, Curtis Young [bck vcl]. Producer: Blake Mevis)
057 TOO GOOD TO BE BLUE MHL1-8516
058 LADY IN WAITING PB-13737/MHL1-8516
059 FIRST TIME FEELING PB-13737
060 ONE MORE SHOT MHL1-8516
ca. April 1984 Nashville, TN – David Wills (Producer: Blake Mevis)
061 THANK GOD FOR FRIDAY PB-13833
062 RACIN' DOWN THE HIGHWAY PB-13833
ca. September 1984 Nashville, TN – David Wills (Producer: Blake Mevis)
063 MACON LOVE PB-13940
064 PAPER THIN WALLS PB-13940
1988 Nashville, TN – David Wills
065 PAPER THIN WALLS Epic 34-08043
066 HONEY BABY 34-08043

ALBUMS
Epic KE-33353 Barrooms To Bedrooms: There's A Song On The Jukebox; The Barmaid; I Can't Even Drink It Away; Sittin' And Thinkin'; My Mountain Dew; From Barrooms To Bedrooms; You’re A Better Man Than Me; God Made Woman, Devil Made Man; Make Me Hate You; I'll Be More Than Happy (To Set You Free) – 02-75
Epic KE-33548 Everybody's Country: She Deserves My Very Best; Queen Of The Starlight Ballroom; Let's Get Naked; All Over Me; The Son Of Hickory Holler's Tramp; You're All Over This Place; I Need A Thing Called Love; You Love The Leaving Out Of Me; Lady Of The Evening; Long Tall Sally – 11-75
RCA Victor MHL1-8516 New Beginnings: Miss Understanding; Too Good To Be Blue; Lady In Waiting; Eyes Of A Stranger; Those Nights, These Days; One More Shot – 16-01-84

SINGLES
Epic (1974-76)
8-50036 There's A Song On The Jukebox / I Can't Drink It Away - 10-74
8-50090 From Barrooms To Bedrooms / I'll Be More Than Happy (To Set You Free) - 02-75
8-50118 Barmaid / Make Me Hate You - 06-76
8-50154 She Deserves My Very Best / Lady Of The Evening - 10-75
8-50188 Queen Of The Starlight Ballroom / Long Tall Sally - 02-76
8-50228 Women / Paint Me A Picture - 05-76
8-50260 (I'm Just Pouring Out) What She Bottled Up In Me / The Happy Hour - 08-76
15-2349 From Barrooms To Bedrooms / There's A Song On The Jukebox - 77 (reissue)
United Artists (1977-80)
UA-XW988-Y The Best Part Of My Days (Are My Nights With You) / I'm Gonna Save It For My Baby - 05-77
UA-X1042 Cheatin' Turns Her On / I'm Gonna Save It For My Baby - 08-77
UA-X1097 Do You Wanna Make Love / The Fool Strikes Again - 10-77
UA-X1196-Y You Snap Your Fingers (And I'm Back In Your Hands) / To Make A Long Story Short – 23-06-78
UA-X1271-Y I'm Being Good / Women Have A Feeling ('Bout These Things) – 15-01-79
UA-X1319-Y Endless / One, Two, Three, We Were Lovers – 27-08-79
UA-X1350-Y She's Hangin' In There (I'm Hangin' Out) / Take It Back – 05-05-80
UA-X1375-Y The Light Of My Life (Has Gone Out Again Tonight) / Marriage On The Rocks – 18-08-80
RCA Victor (1982-84)
PB-13460 Those Nights, These Days / Tennessee Moon - 02-83
PB-13541 The Eyes Of A Stranger / Give Her Heart A Break - 05-83
PB-13653 The Missunderstanding / First To Make It - 10-83
PB-13737 Lady In Waiting / First Time Feeling - 02-84
PB-13833 Thank God For Friday / Racin' Down The Highway – 20-07-84
PB-13940 Macon Love / Paper Thin Walls - 11-84
Epic (1988)
34-08043 Paper Thin Walls / Honey Baby -08-88

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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.