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Sunday, November 13, 2011

Jean Chapel (by Dick Grant)

JEAN CHAPEL SESSION DISCOGRAPHY

SUNSHINE SISTERS ALL-GIRL STRING BAND

Radio Station WHIS Bluefield, WVa: 1936

Opal Jean Amburgey (vcl/bjo); Irene Ethel Amburgey (vcl/rhy gtr); Bertha Amburgey (vcl/fdl).

FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN (Uniss)

(-)

BOIL THEM CABBAGE DOWN (Uniss)

(-)

BLACK MOUNTAIN RAG (Uniss)

(-)

HOOT OWL HOLLER GIRLS Radio Station WSB Atlanta, Ga: Saturday 7th December 1940

WSB Barn Dance 10:30PM.

Opal Jean Amburgey (vc/bjo); Irene Ethel Amburgey-Roberts (vcl/rhy gtr); Bertha Amburgey (vcl/fdl);

SINGLE GIRL, SINGLE GIRL (Uniss)

(-)

HOOT OWL HOLLER GIRLS Radio Station WSB Atlanta, Ga: 1940-1941

WSB Barn Dance-WSB Farm & Fun Hour

Opal Jean Amburgey (vcl/bjo); Irene Ethel Amburgey-Roberts (vc/rhy gtr); Bertha Amburgey-Woodruff (vcl/fdl).

OLD DAN TUCKER (Uniss)

(Frank Luther)

GROUND HOG (Uniss)

(-)

SWING LOW SWEET CHARIOT (Uniss)

(-)

TURN YOUR RADIO ON (Uniss)

(Albert E.Brumley)

MY HORSES AIN’T HUNGRY (Uniss)

(-)

FREE LITTLE BIRD (Uniss)

(-)

WATERMELON ON THE VINE (Uniss)

()

FIREBALL MAIL (Uniss)

(Roy Acuff)

I’LL BE BACK IN A YEAR LITTLE DARLING (Uniss)

(C.Heritier-R.Hull-B.Shelhamer Jr.)

HOOT OWL HOLLER GIRLS Radio Station WSB Atlanta, Ga: 1940-1942

WSB Farm & Fun Hour 05:30AM.

Opal Jean Amburgey (vcl/bjo); Irene Ethel Amburgey-Roberts (vcl/rhy gtr); Bertha Amburgey (vcl/fdl);

NIGHT TRAIN TO MEMPHIS (Uniss)

(Bradley-Hughes-Smith)

I WONDER WHY YOU SAY GOODBYE (Uniss)

()

MULESKINNER BLUES (Uniss)

(Jimmie Rodgers)

ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL (Inst) (Uniss)

(Ervin Rouse)

PATTY ON THE TURNPIKE (Inst) (Uniss)

()

BACK UP AND PUSH (Inst) (Uniss)

()

MATTIE O’NEIL Radio Station WSB Atlanta, Ga: Saturday 14th March 1942

WSB Barn Dance

Opal Jean Amburgey (vcl/bjo);

PEACH PICKIN’ TIME IN GEORGIA (Uniss)

(Jimmie Rodgers-Elsie McWilliams)

SALTY HOLMES And His Brown County Boys

Universal Studio, 46 East Walton Street Chico, Ill: Friday 12th December 1947

(vcl-1/hca); Otis Wilson “Cousin’ Joe) Maphis (ld gtr); poss. Opal Jean “Mattie O’Neil” Holmes ();

Poducer:

W-74261 MAMA BLES (Inst) Decca 46116-A, Decca 24963

(Salty Holmes) (Algonquin Music, Inc. BMI)

W-74262 JOHN ENRY 46116-B, 24963

(-)

NB(1): DECCA 46116 released 21st February 1948.

NB(2): DECCA 46116 reviewed Billboard 13th March 1948.

NB(3): DECCA BUYERS GUIDE advert Billboard 7th August 1948-DECCA 46116.

NB(4): No songwriting credit shown on W-74262.

NB(5): DECCA 24963 released 27th March 1950.

SALTY HOLMES And His Brown County Boys-1

SALTY HOLMES AND THE BROWN COUNTY BOYS-2

Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue, North Nashville, Tn: Friday 21st January 1949

(vcl/hca); Otis Wilson “Joe” Maphis (ld gtr); poss. Opal Jean Holmes ();

Producer:

W-74711/ BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN -1-2 Decca 46152A, Decca 46313, Decca 9-46313

74711-A (Fred Rose) (Acuff-Rose BMI) Brunswick 4264

W-74712/ JUST AN OLD FARM FOR SALE -1-2 Decca 46152B, Brunswick 04264

74712-B (Connie Taylor-Cowboy Copas)

NB(1): DECCA 46152 released 7th February 1949.

NB(2): BILLBOARD ADVANCE RELEASES 19th February 1949-DECCA 46152.

NB(3): DECCA 46152 released 28th February 1949.

NB(4): DECCA 46152 reviewed in Billboard 12th March 1949.

NB(5): BRUNSWICK 04264 released United Kingdom 1949.

SALTY HOLMES And His Brown County Boys

Universal Studio Chicago, Ill: Monday 1st August 1949

(vcl-1/hca); Joe Maphis (vcl-2/ld gtr); Opal Jean Holmes (vcl-3/bjo);

Producer:

75105 CANNON BALL SPECIAL -2 Decca 46199

(Joe Maphis-Mattie O’Neil) (Cherio Corp. BMI)

75106 HARMONICA BOOGIE -3 Decca 46313, Decca 9-46313

()

75107 VIRGINIA ON A SATURDAY NIGHT -1 Decca (Uniss)

(Salty Holmes-Mattie O’Neil) (Cherio Corp. BMI)

75108 NINE TIMES OUT OF TEN -1 Decca 46199 (Bob Long-Salty Holmes-Blaine Smith)

NB(1): DECCA 46199 released 7th Novmber 1949.

NB(2): DECCA 46199 reviewed Billboard 24th December 1949

NB(3): BILLBOARD ADVANCE RELEASES 31st December 1949-DECCA 46199.

NB(4): DECCA 46199 reviewed Blboard 31st Decembr 1949.

NB(5): DECCA 46313/9-46313 released 30th April 1951.

NB(6): Matrix No. 75107 has th legend Vocal chorus by Cousin Joe MAPHIS.

SALTY HOLMES and His Singing Harmonica with MATTIE O’NEIL(Mama)-1

SALTY HOLMES (“TALKING HARMONICA”)-2

SALTY HOLMES with Instrumental Accomaniment-3

SALTY HOLMES-4

prob. DECCA Recording Studio, Pythian Temple,135 West, 70th St.New York City, NY: ca: January 1950

with (vcl-5/vcl+hca-6); Opal Jean Holmes (vcl-7/bjo); Joe Maphis (ld gtr);

Producer:

DLG-50243B/ DON’T SHED YOUR TEARS AFTER London 663 B, London 663-B, London L-663 B

DDLG-50243/ I’M GONE -3-4-5 London 30106, Decca FM-5743

MX-35594 (Matty O’Neil)

DLG-50244A/ I FOUND MY MAMA -1-2-4-6-7 London 663 A, London 663-A , London L-663 A

DDLG-50244/ (Salty Holmes) London 30106, London 20028B, Decca FM-5743

MX-35595 London JS-

NB(1): LONDON 663 released 20th March 1950.

NB(2): LONDON L-663 A/B (black label) & LONDON 663 A/B (dark blue label) were also released in the United Kingdom on 78rpm. 1st April, 1950.

NB(3): LONDON 663 reviewed Billboard 1st April 1950.

NB(4): LONDON 30106 released July 1950.

NB(5): LONDON L-663 (dark blue label) (U.S.A.) released Australia (maroon label).

NB(6): LONDON 663 released in Canada in 20th March 1950.

NB(7): LONDON JS- released in 1950.

NB(8): LONDON 20028 released August 1950.

NB(9): DECCA FM-5743 released South Africa 1950.

NB(10): “DON’T SHED YOUR TEARS AFTER I’M GONE” shown on DECCA FM-5743 as being penned by Mattie O’Niel.

NB(11): “I FOUND MY MAMA” shown on DECCA FM-5743 as being penned by Mattie O’Neil.

MATTY O’NEIL

prob. Decca Recording Studio, Pythian Temple, 135 West 70th St. New York City, NY: ca: February 1950

(vcl/bjo); Salty Holmes (hca); poss. Joe Maphis (ld gtr); with Orrin Tucker Orchestra.

Producer:

DLG-50260 DON’T SELL DADDY ANYMORE WHISKEY London 16023-A, London L-1037, London 45-L-1037

(Matty O’Neil)

DLG-50261 LITTLE RUSTY 16023-B, L-1037, 45-L-1037

(Matty O’Neil)

NB(1): LONDON Records advert #25-Billboard 15th April 1950-LONDON 16023.

NB(2): LONDON Records advert #26-Billboard 13th May 1950-LONDON 16023.

NB(3): LONDON 16023 released 3rd April 1950.

NB(4): LONDON 16023 released 1st May 1950.

NB(5): LONDON L-1037/45-L-1037 released May 1951.

NB(6): LONDON 1037 released United Kingdom (78rpm.) May 1951.

NB(7): LONDON 45-L-1037 released United Kingdom (45rpm.) October, 1954.

SALTY HOLMES with TINYand HIS BOYS-1

SALTY HOLMES (Harmonica)-2

prob. Decca Recording Studio, Pythian Temple, 135 West, 70th St. New York City, NY: ca. April 1950

with (hca); Joe Maphis (ld gtr); Opal Jean Holmes (bjo);

Producer:

DLG-50352/ SUGAR BLUES -1-2(Inst) London 16030-A, London L-1131, London 45-L-1131

DDLG-50352 (Williams-Fletcher) Decca L-1131

DLG-50353/ ECHOING THE BLUES -1-2(Inst) London 16030-B, L-1131, 45-L-1131

DDLG-50353 (Salty Holmes) Decca L-1131

NB(1): LONDON Records advert #27 Billboard 17th June 1950-LONDON 16030.

NB(2): LONDON 16030 released 5th June 1950.

NB(3): LONDON 16030 released 26th June 1950.

NB(4): LONDON 16030 reviewed Billboard 8th July 1950.

NB(5): LONDON L-1131/45-L-1131 released January 1951.

NB(6): LONDON L-1131 released United Kingdom on 78rpm. during January, 1952.

NB(7): DECCA L-1131 released Italy 1952.

SALTY HOLMES with TINY and HIS BOYS-1

MATTY O’NEIL-2

prob. Decca Recording Studio, Pythian Temple, 135 West, 70th St. New York City, NY: ca: July 1950

with (hca); Joe Maphis (ld gtr); Opal Jean Holmes (vcl-3/bjo);

Producer:

DLG-50512/ WABASH BLUES (Inst)-1 London 788, London 45-788, London 30198-A

DLGF-50512 (Ringle-Meinkin) (Leo Feist Inc. ASCAP)

DLG-50513/ SWANEE SWING (Inst)-1 London 788, London 45-788, London 30198-B

DLGF-50513 (Morrow)

DLG-50514/ WHISKEY TOOK MY DADDY AWAY-2-3 London 16038, London L-1095, London 45-L-1095

DLGF-50514 (O’Neil) London 30292 A

DLG-50515/ WHAT’S THIS WORLD COMING TO-2-3 London 16038, L-1095, 45-L-1095

DLGF-50515 (O’Neil) London 30292 B

NB(1): LONDON 16038 released 14th August 1950.

NB(2): LONDON 788/45-788 released 16th October 1950.

NB(3): LONDON 788/45-788 reviewed Billboard 9th December 1950.

NB(4): LONDON 788 released United Kingdom (78rpm.) December, 1951.

NB(5): Matrix Nos. DLGF-50512/50513 refers to LONDON 30198 (45rpm.) release.

NB(6): LONDON 30198 (45rpm) released October 1050.

NB(7): The Matrix Nos. DLGF-50514/50515 refers to LONDON 30292 (45rpm.) release.

NB(8): LONDON 30292 (45rpm) released in 1950.

NB(9): LONDON L-1095/45-L-1095 released October 1951.

NB(10): LONDON L-1095 released United Kingdom ( 78rpm.) during October, 1951.

MATTIE O’NEIL and SALTY HOLMES

King Studio, 1540 Brewster Avenue Cincinnati, Oh: Saturday 11th April 1951

with (vcl-1/bjo-4/mand-5); Salty Holmes (vcl-2/hca-3); Thomas Lee “Tommy” Jackson Jr. (fdl-6); Gerald Lester “Jerry” Byrd (stl

gtr); Unk (org-7). Producer:

K-3210 STUCK WITH LOVE -1-2-3-4-6 King 982-A, King 45-982-A

(Mattie O’Neil) (Lois-BMI)

K-3211 DIVORCES -1-3-5-7 King 982-AA, King 45-982-AA

(Mattie O’Neil) (Lois-BMI)

K-3212 AA MY LITTLE SON’S PLEA -1 King 963-AA, King 45-963-AA

(Mattie O’Neil) (Lois-BMI)

K-3213 A THE HICCOUGH SONG -1-3 963-A, 45-963-A

(Mattie O’Neil) (Lois-BMI)

WHAT AM I GONNA DO King (Uniss)

()

NB(1): KING 963/45-963 released 4th June 1951.

NB(2): KING 982/45-982 released 1st October 1951.

NB(3): KING 982/45-982 reviewed Billboard 13th October 1951.

Session #2359

MARTHA CARSON and The Gospel Singers

Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave North Nashville, Tn: Monday 5th November 1951

(vcl); William Tolliver “Bill” Carlisle (hmny vcl); Chester Burton “Chet” Atkins (ld gtr); Harold Bradley (rhy gtr); Opal Jean Holmes

(hmny vcl); Salty Holmes (hmny vcl); Marvin Hammond Hughes (pno); Ernest “Ernie” Newton (stg bs).

Producer: Kenneth.F.Nelson

9208 SATISFIED Capitol 1900, Capitol F1900

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

9209 HIDE ME ROCK OF AGES 1900, F1900

(Brantley C.George)

9210 OLD BLIND BARNABUSS Capitol 2077, Capitol F2077

(Arr. Martha Carson) (Beechwood BMI)

9211 CRYIN’ HOLY UNTO THE LORD Capitol 2252, Capitol F2252

(Martha Carson)

NB(1): CAPITOL 1900/F1900 released 10th December 1951.

NB(2): ACUFF ROSE advert for CAPITOL 1900/F1900-Billboard 22th March 1952.

NB(3): CAPITOL 2077F2077 released 17th May 1952.

NB(4): CAPITOL 2077/F2077 reviewed Billboard 24th May 1952.

NB(5): CAPITOL 2252/F2252 released 22nd September 1952.

NB(6): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 4th October 1952-CAPITOL 2252/F2252.

Session #2360

MARTHA CARSON And The Gospel Singers

Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave North Nashville, Tn: Tuesday 6th November 1951

(vcl); Bill Carlisle (hmny vcl); Chet Atkins (ld gtr); Harold Bradley (rhy gtr); Opal Jean Holmes (hmny vcl); Marvin Hughes (pno);

Salty Holmes (hmny vcl); Ernie Newton (stg bs). Producer: Ken Nelson

9212 FEAR NOT Capitol 2252, Capitol F2252

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

9213 I WANNA REST Capitol 2077, Capitol F2077

(Irene Amburgey)

9214 (IF YOU EVER NEEDED THE LORD BEFORE)

YOU SURE DO NEED HIM NOW Capitol 1982, Capitol F1982

()

9215 WEIGHED IN THE BALANCE (AND FOUND

WANTING) 1982, F1982

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

NB(1): CAPITOL 1982/F1982 released 18th February 1952.

NB(2): ACUFF ROSE advert for CAPITOL 1982/F1982-Billboard 29th March 1952.

MATTIE O’NEIL and SALTY HOLMES-1

MATTIE; MARTHIE And MINNIE-2

King Studio, 1540 Brewster Avenue Cincinnati, Oh: Tuesday 20th November 1951

with (vcl-3/bjo/fdl); Salty Holmes (hca-4); Martha ‘Marthie’ Carson (hmny vcl-5/2nd ld vcl -6/rhy gtr); Bertha “Minnie” Woodruff

(hmny vcl-5/vcl-7/ld vcl-8/fdl); Thomas Jackson Jr. (fdl); Jerry Byrd (stl gtr);

Producer:

K-3302-1 ECHOES OVER THE SMOKEYS -1-3-4-5 King 1056-AA, King 45-1056-AA

(Mattie O’Neil) (Lonat-BMI)

K-3303-2 SHACKLES AND CHAINS -1-3-4-5 King 1033-AA, King 45-1033-AA

(Floyd Holmes)

K-3304-1 MY WORST MISTAKE -1-3-4-5 King 1056-A, King 45-1056-A

(Mattie O’Neil) (Lonat-BMI)

K-3305-3 YOU CAN DISH IT OUT(BUT YOU CAN’T TAKE

IT IN) -2-3-6-7 King (Uniss)

(Mattie O’Neil)

K-3306-2 OUR LOVE IS GONE -1-3-4-5 King 1033-A, King 45-1033-A

(Mattie O’Neil)

K-3307-1 TENNESSEE MEMORIES -2-3-6-7 King 1052-AA, King 45-1052-AA

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

K-3308-3 YOU CAN’T LIVE WITH ‘EM(AND YOU CAN’T LIVE

WITHOUT ‘EM) -2-3-6-7 1052-A, 45-1052-A

(Bertha Woodruff)

NB(1): KING 1033/45-1033 released 17th February 1952.

NB(2): KING 1052/45-1052 released 10th March 1952.

NB(3): KING 1056/45-1056 released 17th March 1952.

NB(4): KING 1052/45-1052 released 14th April 1952.

NB(5): KING 1056/45-1056 released 14th April 1952.

NB(6): KING 1052/45-1052 reviewed Billboard 19th April 1952.

NB(7): KING 1056/45-1056 reviewed Billboard 26th April 1952.

NB(8): KING 1056-AA states Vocal by MATTIE O’NEIL And Harmonica by SALTY HOLMES.

NB(9): It is possible MATTIE O’NEIL played fiddle on all the above recordings.

TOMMY SCOTT-1

RAMBLIN’ TOMMY SCOTT-2

King Studio, 1540 Brewster Avenue Cincinnati, Oh: Friday 2nd January 1952

with (vcl/rhy gtr); James “Zeke Turner” Grishaw (el gtr); Louis Todd Innis (rhy gtr); Opal Jean Holmes (fdl-1/bjo-2); Jerry Byrd (stl

gtr);Robert “Bob” Newman (stg bs). Producer: Syd Nathan

K-3321 COME ON GIMME SOME LOVIN’ -2-3 King 1070-AA, King 45-1070-AA

(Tommy Scott) (Lonat BMI)

K-3322 FREE AGAIN -3-4 1070-A, 45-1070-A

(Tommy Scott) (Lonat BMI)

K-3323 GONNA PAINT THE TOWN RED -1-3-4 King 1054-A, King 45-1054-A

(Tommy Scott) (Lonat BMI)

K-3324 LONELY AS A GEORGIA PINE -1-4 1054-AA, 45-1054-AA

(Tommy Scott) (Lonat-BMI)

NB(1): According to TOMMY SCOTT the following musicians backed him on the above recording session - Gaines Blevins (gtr/ mand); Tommy

Jackson (fdl); Jerry Byrd (stl gtr); Mattie O’Neil (bjo); Zeb Turner (el gtr); Louis Innis (rhy gtr) and Bob Newman (stg bs).

NB(2): KING 1054/45-1054 released 17th March 1952.

NB(3): KING 1054/45-1054 released 14th April 1952.

NB(4): KING 1054/45-1054 reviewed Billboard 26th April 1952.

NB(5): KING 1070/45-1070 released 9th June 1952.

Session #2639

THE AMBER SISTERS

Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue, North Nashville,Tn: Sunday 18th May 1952

with (vcl-3/hmny vcl-2/rhy gtr); Opal Jean Holmes (ld vcl-1/hmny vcl-2/bjo); Salty Holmes (hca-4); Chet Atkins (el ld gtr); Unk (stl

gtr); Bertha Woodruff (hmny vcl-2/fdl); Thomas Lee“Tommy” Jackson Jr.(fdl); Unk (stg bs).

Producer: Ken Nelson

10111 I’D LIKE TO SHOW YOU AROUND -1-2-3 Capitol (Uniss)

(Minnie Moore) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

10112 WHEN I WANT LOVIN’, BABY, I WANT YOU Capitol 2289, Capitol F2289

(Salty Holmes-Mattie O’Neil) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) -1-2-3

10113 LONESOME ROAD BLUES -1-2-3 2289, F2289

(Traditional) Arranged by Mattie Holmes (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

10114 NEW RIVER TRAIN Capitol (Uniss)

(Charlie Monroe)

NB(1): CAPITOL 2289/F2289 released 27th October 1952.

NB(2): CAPITOL 2289/F2289 reviewed Billboard 6th December 1952.

Session #2640

MARTHA CARSON and the Gospel Singers

Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue, North Nashville, Tn: Monday 19th May 1952

(vcl/rhy gtr); Opal Jean Holmes (hmny vcl/bjo); Chet Atkins (el ld gtr); Tommy Jackson Jr. (fdl); Bertha Woodruff (hmny vcl); Salty

Holmes (hmny vcl); Unk (stl gtr); Unk (stg bs). Producer: Ken Nelson

10115 BEYOND THE SHADOW Capitol 2145, Capitol F2145

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

10116 I’M GONNA WALK AND TALK WITH MY LORD 2145, F2145

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

10117 HE KEEPS HIS PROMISE Capitol T-1507, Capitol ST-1507

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

10118 JESUS IS A ROCK T-1507, ST-1507

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

NB(1): CAPITOL 2145/F2145 released 16th June 1952.

NB(2): CAPITOL 2145/F2145 reviewed Billboard 5th July 1952.

NB(3): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 19th July 1952-CAPITOL 2145/F2145.

RAMBLIN’ TOMMY SCOTT

King Studio, 1540 Brewster Avenue Cincinnati, Oh: Friday 20th June 1952

with (vcl/rhy gtr); Gaines Blevins (gtr/mand); Zeke Turner (el gtr); Opal Jean Holmes (bjo); Redd Stewart (fdl); James Boyd (stl

gtr); Bobby Koefer (gtr); Louis Innis (rhy gtr); Bob Newman (stg bs). Producer: Syd Nathan

K-3413 WHAT DO YOU KNOW - I LOVE HER King 1129, King 45-1129

(Tommy Scott) (Lonat-BMI)

K-3414 JUST A-DIGGIN’ AND A-DIGGIN’ King 1099, King 45-1099

(Tommy Scott) (Lonat-BMI)

K-3415 WAITING King 1099, 45-1099

(Tommy Scott) (Lonat-BMI)

K-3416 AIN’T LOVE GRAND King 1129, King 45-1129

(Tommy Scott) (Lonat-BMI)

NB(1): According to TOMMY SCOTT the above musicians played on the session.

NB(2): KING 1099/45-1099 released 18th August 1952.

NB(3): KING 1129/45-1129 released 13th October 1952.

Session #2794

MARTHA CARSON-1

MARTHA CARSON and The Gospel Singers-2

Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue, North Nashville, Tn: Thursday 9th October 1952

with (vcl/rhy gtr); Opal Jean Holmes (hmny vcl/bjo); Bertha Woodruff (hmny vcl); Chet Atkins (el ld gtr); Unk (stl gtr); Unk (stg bs).

Producer: Ken Nelson

10756 I FEEL IT IN MY SOUL -1 Capitol 2477, Capitol F2477

(Ben L. Speer) (Ben L. Speer SESAC)

10757 INSPIRATION FROM ABOVE -1 Capitol 2342, Capitol F2342

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

10758 ASK, AND YE SHALL RECEIVE -2 Capitol 2477, Capitol F2477

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

10759 THERE’S A HIGHER POWER -1 Capitol 2342, Capitol F2342

(Charlie Louvin-Ira Louvin) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

NB(1): CAPITOL 2342/F2342 released 12th January 1953.

NB(2): CAPITOL 2342/F2342 reviewed Billboard 31st January 1953.

NB(3): CAPITOL 2477/F2477 released 11th May 1953.

NB(4): CAPITOL 2477/F2477 reviewed Billboard 6th June 1953.

NB(5): Matrix No. 10759 shown on CAPITOL T/ST-1607 as “THERE’S A RICHER POWER”.

Session #2795

THE AMBER SISTERS

Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue, North Nashville,Tn: Thursday 9th October 1952

Martha (vcl-1/hmny vcl-2/rhy gtr); Opal Jean Holmes (vcl-3/hmny vcl-2/bjo); Chet Atkins (el ld gtr); Bertha Woodruff (vcl-3/hmny

vcl-2); Unk (stl gtr); Unk (tom toms-4); Unk (stg bs). Producer: Ken Nelson

10760 I’VE WAITED TOO LONG -1-2-3 Capitol 2394, Capitol F2394 (Bill Carlisle) (Acuff-Rose Publ. BMI)

(Bill Carlisle) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

10761 CHEROKEE EYES -1-2-3-4 Capitol 2538, Capitol F2538 Mattie O’Neal) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

(Mattie O’Neil) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

10762 USELESS -1-2-3 2538, F2538

(Bill Carlisle) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

10763 ONE MORE TIME -1-2-3 Capitol 2394, Capitol F2394

(Mattie O’Neil) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

NB(1): CAPITOL 2394/F2394 released 3rd March 1953.

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 14th March 1953-CAPITOL 2394/F2394.

NB(3): CAPITOL 2394/F2394 reviewed Billboard 21st March 1953.

NB(4): CAPITOL 2538 /F2538 released 13th July 1953.

SALTY and MATTIE

Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue, North Nashville, Tn: ca: August 1953

with (vcl/hca); Opal Jean Holmes (vcl-1/bjo);

Producer: Knowles Fred Rose

53-S-6119 WAKE UP, LITTLE BOY BLUE -1 MGM 11572, MGM K11572

(Holmes-O’Neil) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

53-S-6120 LONG TIME GONE -1 11572, K11572

(O’Neil)

53-S-6121 BABY, I GOT YOU ON MY MIND MGM (Uniss)

(Mattie O’Neil)

53-S-6122 THE HAUNTED HOUSE MGM (Uniss) (Mattie O’Neil)

NB(1): MGM 11572/K11572 released 31st August 1953.

NB(2): MGM 11572/K11572 reviewed Billboard - 12th September 1953.

Session #3131

MARTHA CARSON-1

MARTHA CARSON and The Gospel Singers-2

Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue, North Nashville, Tn: Thursday 17th September 1953

with (vcl/rhy gtr); Opal Jean Holmes (hmny vcl/bjo); Chet Atkins (ld gtr); Bertha Woodruff (hmny vcl/fdl); Unk (stl gtr); Unk (stg bs).

Producer: Ken Nelson

11780 I’VE GOT A BETTER PLACE TO GO -1 Capitol 2634, Capitol F2634

(Floyd Wilson) (Valley Publishers, Inc. BMI)

11781 BYE AND BYE -2 Capitol 2740, Capitol F2740

(Trad Arr. by Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

11782 LAZARUS -2 2740, F2740

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

11783 SINGIN’ ON THE OTHER SIDE -1 Capitol 2634, Capitol F2634

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

NB(1): CAPITOL 2634/F2634 released 26th October 1953.

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 31st October 1953-CAPITOL 2634/F2634.

NB(3): CAPITOL 2740/F2740 released 22nd February 1954.

NB(4): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 27th February 1954-CAPITOL 2740/F2740.

NB(5): CAPITOL 2740/F2740 reviewed Billboard 20th March 1954.

Session #3132

THE AMBER SISTERS

Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue, North Nashville, Tn: Friday 18th September 1953

Martha (vcl/rhy gtr); Opal Jean Holmes (vcl/bjo); Chet Atkins (el ld gtr); Bertha Woodruff (hmny vcl/fdl); Unk (stl gtr); Unk (stg bs). Producer: Ken Nelson

11788 LOOK WHAT FOLLOWED ME HOME Capitol 2684, Capitol F2684

(Wagoner-Walker-Siman) (Earl Barton Music, Inc. BMI)

11789 I’M ASHAMED Capitol (Uniss)

(Manning-Patterson)

11790 SO TIRED OF YOUR RUNNIN’ ‘ROUND Capitol 2684, F2684

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

11791 HE’LL COME BACK Capitol (Uniss)

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NB(1): Matrix No. 11788 “LOOK WHAT FOLLOWED ME HOME” - Publishing Co. printed on label as Earl Barton Music, Inc. BMI -Stamper on label has The Publishing Co. as Acuff Rose BMI.

NB(2): CAPITOL 2684/F2684 released 14th December 1953.

NB(3): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 19th December 1953-CAPITOL 2684/F2684.

NB(4): CAPITOL 2684/F2684 reviewed Billboard 2nd January 1954.

SALTY & MATTIE Radio Station WSM Nashville, Tn: 1953

GRAND OLE OPRY

(vcl/hca); Mattie O’Neil (vcl/bjo);

Host.: Faron Young

WAKE UP, LITTLE BOY BLUE Grand Ole Opry Program #

(Holmes-O’Neil) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

OPAL JEAN Fred Rose Studio Nashville, Tn: ca: May 1954

Opal Jean Holmes (vcl/bjo); Salty Holmes (hca); Unk (ld gtr); poss. Bertha Woodruff (hmny vcl-2/fdl-1); Unk (pno); Unk (stg bs).

Producer: Wesley Rose

F-51 TENNESSEE COURTIN’ TIME -1-2 Hickory 1015, Hickory 45-1015

(Rose-Heath) (Milene Music ASCAP)

F-52 YOU GAVE ME YOUR NAME (BUT NOT YOUR

HEART) Hickory 1023, Hickory 45-1023

(F.Rose-H.Heath) (Milene Music ASCAP)

F-53 PART OF YOUR HEART 1023, 45-1023

(Opal Jean Holmes) (Acuff-Rose Publications. BMI)

F-54 THAT DONE IT Hickory 1015, Hickory 45-1015

(Holmes) (Acuff-Rose Publications. BMI)

NB(1): HICKORY 1015/45-1015 released 23rd August 1954.

NB(2): HICKORY 1023/45-1023 released 16th May 1955.

NB(3): HICKORY 1023/45-1023 reviewed Billboard 28th May 1955.

SALTY HOLMES Nashville, Tn: Wednesday 6th October 1954

with (vcl/hca); Opal Jean Holmes (bjo);

Producer:

86898 THE MAMA DOLL SONG Decca 29321, Decca 9-29321, Columbia DO-70166

(Charles Tobias-Nat Simon) (Lear Music ASCAP) Decca 29321

86899 THE GHOST SONG Decca 29321, 9-29321, DO-70166

(Floyd “Salty” Holmes) (Copar Music BMI) Decca 29321

86900 I’M ROLLIN’ ALONG Decca (Uniss)

(Salty Holmes)

NB(1): The label states on Matrix No. 86898 - Harmonica by Salty Holmes, vocal by Mattie O’Neil.

NB(2): The label states on Matrix No. 86899 - Vocal and sound effects by Salty Holmes.

NB(3): COLUMBIA DO-70166 released Australia 1954.

NB(4): DECCA 29321/9-29321 released 1st November 1954.

NB(5): DECCA 9-29321 was re-issued on the later 1960s multi-coloured Decca label.

SALTY & MATTY Radio Station WSM Nashville, Tn: 1955

GRAND OLE OPRY

(hca); Opal Jean Holmes (rhy gtr).

Host.: Webb Pierce

HARMONICA BOOGIE Grand Ole Opry Program #

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SALTY & MATTY Radio Station WSM Nashville, Tn: 1955

(hca); Opal Jean Holmes (rhy gtr).

Host: Carl Smith

HARMONICA BOOGIE Grand Ole Opry Program #

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SALTY & MATTY Radio Station WSM Nashville, Tn: 1955

(vcl/rhy gtr); Opal Jean Holmes (fdl); Ernie Newton (stg bs).

Host: Webb Pierce

THE GHOST SONG Grand Ole Opry Program #

(Floyd “Salty” Holmes) (Copar Music BMI)

SALTY & MATTY Radio Station WSM Nashville, Tn: 1955

GRAND OLE OPRY

(vcl/rhy gtr); Opal Jean Holmes (fdl);

Host.: Minnie Pearl

THE GHOST SONG Grand Ole Opry Program #

(Floyd “Salty” Holmes) (Copar Music BMI)

MATTIE O’NEIL Nashville, Tn: 1955

Opal Jean Holmes (vcl/bjo);

Producer:

AIN’T GONNA WASH MY FACE FOR A MONTH Demo (Uniss)

(Mattie O’Neil) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

FROST ON THE ROOF Demo (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

WINDOWS OF THE PAST Demo (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

JEAN CHAPEL

Bradley Film & Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South Nashville,Tn: ca: April 1956

with (vcl/ld gtr); Unk (rhy gtr); Unk (pno); Unk (stg bs); Unk (dms).

Producer: Robert Murray Nash

U-196/ WELCOME TO THE CLUB Sun 244, RCA Victor DJ-7, RCA Victor 20/47-6681

G2WW-7278 (Mae B.Axton) (Murray Nash Assoc., Inc. BMI)

WELCOME TO THE CLUB (Alternate Take) Sun (Uniss)

(Mae B.Axton) (Murray Nash Assoc., Inc. BMI)

U-197/ I WON’T BE ROCKIN’ TONIGHT Sun 244, RCA Victor DJ-7, RCA Victor 20/47-6681

G2WW-7279 (Axton-Durden) (Murray Nash Assoc., Inc. BMI)

NB(1): The above recordings were leased to SUN Records by Murray Nash.

NB(2): SUN 244 released 15th May 1956.

NB(3): SUN Records then leased the above recordings to RCA Victor.

NB(4): SUN 244 reviewed Billboard C&W 21st July 1956.

NB(5): RCA Victor DJ-7 has a date of 28th September 1956 stamped on label.

NB(6): RCA Victor 20/47-6681 released 8th October 1956.

NB(7): RCA Victor advert for RCA Victor 20/47-6681 Billboard 13th October 1956.

NB(8) RCA Victor 47-6681 also pressed/released Canada.

JEAN CHAPEL

RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio & Film Commission

1525 McGavock Street Nashville,Tn: ca: March 1957

with (vcl); poss. Thomas Grady Martin (ld gtr); Unk (rhy gtr); Unk (stg bs); Unk (dms); Unk (chrs).

Producer: Chet Atkins

H2WW-0671-5S OO-BA LA BABY RCA Victor 20/47-6892

(Baxter-Adelson-Cochran-Capehart) (M.Witmark & Sons, ASCAP)

H2WW-0672-3S I HAD A DREAM 20/47-6892

(Mac Murry) (Murray-Nash Associates Inc, BMI)

H2WW- BABY TAKE ME BACK RCA Victor (Uniss)

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H2WW- BABY I WON’T LIKE IT RCA Victor (Uniss)

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NB(1): Matrix No. H2WW-0671 has the legend “from the Warner Bros. film “Untamed Youth”.

NB(2): RCA Victor 20/4-6892 Released 15th April 1957.

NB(3): RCA Victor 20/47-6892 reviewed Billboard C&W 27th April 1957.

JEAN CHAPEL Nashville, Tn: 1959

Opal Jean Holmes (vcl); Producer: William “Bill” Justis

Producer: Bill Justis

UNKNOWN TITLE Play Me (Uniss)

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UNKNOWN TITLE Play Me ????

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UNKNOWN TITLE ????

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UNKNOWN TITLE Play Me (Uniss)

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JEAN CHAPEL ca: February 1962

Opal Jean Calonge (vcl);

Producer:

IT HURTS ME Crest 45-1100

(Jean Chapel)

TURN AROUND AND WALK AWAY 45-1100

(Jean Chapel)

NB: CREST 45-1100 released in 1962.

JEAN CHAPEL Nashville, Tn: Friday 18th January 1963

Opal Jean Calongne (vcl);

Producer/Arranger: William “Bill” Justis

YW-27000/ MY REASON FOR LIVING Smash (Uniss)

PS-4400 (Jean Chapel) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

YW-27001/ DON’T LET GO Smash S-1829

PS-4401 (Jesse Jones) (Roosevelt Music Co., Inc. BMI)

YW-27002/ YOUR TENDER LOVE S-1829

PS-4402 (Jean Chapel) (Regent Music Corp. BMI)

NB: SMASH S-1829 released 27th May 1963.

JEAN CHAPEL RCA Studio A, 800 17th Avenue, South Nashville,Tn: Thursday 16th August 1966

with (vcl);

Producer: Joe .E. Johnson

45-1351 OH NO NOT AGAIN Challenge (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

45-1352 LAY SOME HAPPINESS ON ME Challenge (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel-Bob Jennings) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

45-1353 TO GET TO YOU Challenge (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

45-1354 LONELY AGAIN Challenge (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

45-1355 UNCLE LES Challenge (Uniss)

(Bob Jennings-Lorene Mann ) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

JEAN CHAPEL RCA Studio B, 1611 Hawkins Street Nashville, Tn: Saturday 8th October 1966

with (vcl);

Producer: Joe . E. Johnson

Arranger : Bill Walker

I’VE GOT A MEMORY YOU CAN’T TOUCH (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel-Don Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

JEAN CHAPEL RCA Studio B, 1611 Hawkins Street Nashville,Tn: Tuesday 18th October 1966

with (vcl);

Producer: Joe .E.Johnson

45-1374/ TELL IT LIKE IT IS Challenge 59350

64356 (Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

45-1375/ I’M YOUR WOMAN Challenge (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

45-1375 RE #1/ I’M YOUR WOMAN Challenge 59350

64356X (Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

45-1376 CONTAGIOUS Challenge (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

(C.Belew-S.Singleton-W.S.Stevenson) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

45-1377 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET Challenge (Uniss)

(C.Belew-W.S.Stevenson) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

NB(1): “TELL IT LIKE IT IS” registered BMI - 14th November 1966.

NB(2): “I’M YOUR WOMAN” registered BMI - 14th November 1966.

NB(3): CHALLENGE 59350 released 18th November 1966.

JEAN CHAPEL RCA Studio B, 1611 Hawkins Street Nashville, Tn: Thursday 16th March 1967

with (vcl);

Producer: Joe .E.Johnson

Arranger: Bill Walker

45-1410/ STAMP OUT LONELINESS Challenge 59362, Apex 77043

66057 (C.Belew-V.Givens) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

45-1411/ YOU CAN TAKE ME Challenge 59362, Apex 77043

66057X (Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

45-1412/ THIS WALTZ IS MINE Challenge 59370

67117 (Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

45-1413 YOU TURN ME ON Challenge (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

NB(1): CHALLENGE 59362 released 27th March 1967.

NB(2): “YOU CAN TAKE ME” registered BMI - 10th May 1967.

NB(3): “THIS WALTZ IS MINE” registered BMI - 8th June 1967.

NB(4): APEX 77043 released Canada 1967.

JEAN CHAPEL RCA Studio B,1611 Hawkins Street Nashville, Tn: Tuesday 6th May 1967

with (vcl);

Producer: Joe .E. Johnson

Arranger: Bill Walker

45-1430/ IN REACH OF YOUR ARMS Challenge 59370

67118 (Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

NB: CHALLENGE 59370 released 19th June 1967.

JEAN CHAPEL RCA Studio B, 1611 Hawkins Street Nashville, Tn: Saturday 6th September 1967

with (vcl); Jerry Reed Hubbard (ld gtr); Pete Wade (ac gtr); Roddis Franklin “Pete” Drake (stl gtr); Unk (stg bs); Thomas Paul “Tompall” Glaser/James William Glaser/Charles Glaser (chrs). Producer: Joe .E. Johnson

Arranger: Bill Walker

45-1444/ GREEN PAPER Challenge 59376

68566 (Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

45-1445/ HUNGRY EYES 59376

68566X (Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

45-1446A/ IF I NEVER GET YOU Challenge 59381

69411 (Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

45-1446B/ DINO’S TV DOOR Challenge 59381

69411X (Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

NB(1): “GREEN PAPER” registered BMI 21st September 1967.

NB(2): “HUNGRY EYES” registered BMI 21st September 1967.

NB(3): CHALLENGE 59376 released 20th September 1967.

NB(3): CHALLENGE 59381 released 5th December 1967.

NB(4): “IF I NEVER GET YOU” registered BMI 27th December 1967.

NB(5): “DINO’S TV DOOR” registered BMI 27th December 1967.

JEAN CHAPEL RCA Studio B, 1611 Hawkins Street Nashville, Tn: Tuesday 26th March 1968

with (vcl);

Producer: Joe .E. Johnson

Arranger: Bill Walker

45-1456/ SEEK AND YE SHALL FIND LOVE Challenge 59386

71523 (K. Colley-D. Monda) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

45-1457/ I REALLY GO FOR YOU 59386

71523X (Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

45-1458 A LONELY WOMAN Challenge (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel-A.M.Calongne) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

45-1459 SUNSHINE EVERY DAY MOONLIGHT EVERY

NIGHT Challenge (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

NB(1): CHAALENGE 59386 released 14th May 1968.

NB(2): CHALLENGE 59386 reviewed Billboard 8th June 1968.

JEAN CHAPEL & TAMMY WYNETTE

Nashville,Tn: 1968

with (vcl-1/ ); Virginia Wynette Pugh Amburgey (vcl-1-2/ );

Producer:

CRAZY ME FOR LOVING YOU -1 Demo (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

HUNGRY EYES -2 Demo (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI)

I KNOW MY LIMITATIONS -2 Demo (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. BMI/Acuff-Rose BMI)

JEAN CHAPEL poss. Bradley’s Barn, Bender’s Ferry Road Mt. Juliet, Tn: Monday 16th June 1969

with (vcl);

Producer: Walter Haynes

K-11954 I STARTED LOVIN’ YOU AGAIN Kapp K-2034

(Merle Haggard-Bonnie Owens) (Blue Book Music BMI)

K-11955 BLUEBIRD RIDGE K-2034

(Jean Chapel) (Four Star Music Co. Inc. BMI)

K-11956 LOVE IS Kapp (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel-Bob Jennings) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

K-11957 ALWAYS MISSING YOU Kapp (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel-A.M.Calongne) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

NB(1): “BLUEBIRD RIDGE” registered BMI 14th July 1969.

NB(2): KAPP K-2034 released 21st July 1969.

NB(3): “LOVE IS” registered BMI 23rd July 1969.

NB(4): “ALWAYS MISSING YOU” registered BMI 17th July 1969.

JEAN CHAPEL poss Bradley’s Barn, Bender’s Ferry Road Mt. Juliet, Tn: Thursday 13th November 1969

with (vcl);

Producer: Walter Haynes

K-11997 THE ROLL CALL Kapp K-2082

(Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. Inc.BMI)

K-11998 SO MUCH OF A MAN Kapp (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel) (4 Star Music Co. Inc. BMI)

K-11999 I’M YOUR WOMAN Kapp K-2082

(Jean Chapel) (Four Star Music Co. Inc. BMI)

K-12000 WRAP ME UP Kapp (Uniss)

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WILL I EVER STOP LOVING YOU Kapp (Uniss)

(Jean Chapel-A.M.Calongne) (Four Star Music Co. Inc. BMI)

NB(1): “THE ROLL CALL” registered BMI 11th March 1970.

NB(2): KAPP K-2082 released 18th March 1970.

NB(3): “I’M YOUR WOMAN” registered BMI 11th March 1970.

NB(4): “WILL I EVER STOP LOVING YOU” registered BMI 11th March 1970.

JERRY WALLACE

Nashville, Tn : Monday 18th December 1972

(Vcl); poss. Jean Chapel (hmny vcl-1);

Producer: Joe E.Johnson Arranger: Bill Justis

MC-1035 SOUND OF GOODBYE MCA 40037, MCA MCA-301

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MC- THE LOVE SONG OF THE YEAR MCA MCA-301

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MC- UNTIL YOU -1 MCA-301

(Jean Chapel)

MC- A STANDING OVATION MCA-301

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MC- HOTLINE MCA-301

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MC-1040 THE SONG THAT NOBODY SINGS MCA 40037, MCA-301

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EVEN THE BAD TIMES ARE GOOD MCA MCA-301

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THE GREATEST FEELING MCA-301

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NB(1): MCA 40037 released 2nd April 1973.

NB(2): “SOUND OF GOODBYE” & “THE SONG NOBODY SINGS” charted Billboard C&W chart 5th May 1973 #21, 9 weeks.

NB(3): MCA MCA-301 “DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE LONESOME?” released 5th February 1973.

NB(4): MCA MCA-301 released 29th January 1973.

NB(5): MCA MCA-301 reviewed Billboard 10th February 1973.

NB: FOR ALBUM & CD RELEASES SEE SECTION 4.

DISCOGRAPHY compiled by DICK GRANT; LANA KOLB & the late MARTHA CARSON with acknowledgements to Cindy

Ray Tucker; Bertha Woodruff; Kenny & Jean Woodruff; Donna Chapel; Don Chapel; Adam Komorowski; Alan Turner; Phil

Tricker; Bernd Kratochwil; Ramblin’ Tommy Scott; Michel Ruppli & Frantisek Frank.

1980-2011.

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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.