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Sunday, November 20, 2011

John Beland

*1949 Chicago, IL
by Praguefrank with help of http://www.burritobrother.com
SESSIONS John Beland was member of many rock & country rock groups, only recordings credited to him are listed
1968 Los Angeles, CA – John Beland (John Beland [Vcl/Gt], Bernie Leadon [banjo/gt], Stephen Lafever [bass], Larry Brown [drums], George Tipton [strings], The Blossoms [bck vcl]. Producer: Dan Dalton)
001 BABY YOU COME ROLLIN‘ Ranwood R 853
002 CROSS MY MIND Ranwood R 853
003 M-1103 SUNDAY FOOL R 862 R 935
1968 Los Angeles, CA – John Beland (John Beland [Vcl/Gt], Bernie Leadon [banjo/gt], Stephen Lafever [bass], Larry Brown [drums], George Tipton [strings], The Blossoms [bck vcl]. Producer: Dan Dalton)
004 M-1166 WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW R 862
005 AS IF I NEEDED TO BE REMINDED R 935
ca early 1973 Golden West Recording Studio, Los Angeles, CA - John Beland (John Beland [vcl/gt/banjo, piano], Thad Maxwell/Sneaky Ppete [steel], John Selk [bass/harmonica], John Livigni [drums], Paul Parrish [piano], Bob Beland [harpsichord], Johnny Tillotson [vcl*]. Producer: John Beland)
006 BANJO MAN Scepter SE 12381/SPS 5113
007 A PLACE TO REST MY HEAD Scepter SE 12381
008 TURNIN' OUT RIGHT Scepter SPS 5113
009 GOING HOME Scepter SPS 5113
010 PRAIRIE BREEZES AND BALLERINAS (FOR SARAH) Scepter SPS 5113
011 A SONG FOR HANK WILLIAMS/ INTRO: LOVESICK BLUES* Scepter SE 12389/SPS 5113
ca early 1973 United Recorders, Las Vegas, NV - John Beland (John Beland [vcl/gt/banjo], John Selk: [bass], John Ware [drums], Alex DelZoppo [piano]. Producer: John Beland)
012 BACK ON THE ROAD AGAIN Scepter SPS 5113
013 JAMAICA BOUND Scepter SPS 5113
014 LOVE DON'T LET ME DOWN AGAIN Scepter SPS 5113
015 GOOD-BYE Scepter SPS 5113
ca early 1973 Opal Recording Studio, New York City - John Beland (John Beland [vcl/gt/banjo, piano], Thad Maxwell/Sneaky Pete Kleinow [steel], John Selk: [bass/harmonica], Joe Lamano [bass], John Livigni [drums], Alex DelZoppo [piano]. Producer: John Beland)
016 THE MUSIC SHOP Scepter SPS 5113
017 OLD FOLKS AT HOME Scepter SPS 5113
1978 Glaser Sound Studio, 916 9th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - John Beland (John Beland + Don Everly, Kim Carnes, Larry Londin, Joe Osborne, Jimmy Capps, David Briggs, Janie Frickie,Sonny Curtis,The Crickets (Jerry Allison & Joe B. Mauldin), The Original Memphis Horns. Producer: Jimmy Bowen)
019 JUST CLOSE YOUR EYES (AND IT'S DANIEL) Big Tree BT-16112/BT 76010
020 SLEEPLESS NIGHTS Big Tree BT 76010
021 EMMY Big Tree BT-16120/BT 76010
022 WHO ARE YOU FOOLING Big Tree BT 76010
023 TRUE LOVE NEVER RUNS DRY Big Tree BT-16112/BT 76010
024 IF WE LIVED TOGETHER Big Tree BT 76010
025 LAY A LITTLE LOVIN' ON ME Big Tree BT 76010
026 STARTING ALL OVER AGAIN Big Tree BT 76010
027 (YOU BETTER) HIDE AWAY Big Tree BT 76010
1986 [demo sessions] Muscle Shoals, AL – John Beland & Gib Guilbeau
02701 BABY WON'T YOU LET ME BE THE ONE Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02702 CRAZY HORSES Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02703 MEAN STREETS Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02704 YOU'RE A FOOL TO LOVE HIM Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02705 SHE'S YOUR LOVER NOW Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02706 MOLLY Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02707 MY BELIEVING HEART Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02708 SHELLY'S LITTLE GIRL Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02709 TIME OF OUR LIVES Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02710 CARRY ME Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02711 I DIDN'T TAKE A CHANCE ON YOU Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02712 ROCK OF LOVE Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02713 I'VE GOT A HUNCH Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02714 MOONLIGHT RIDER Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02715 LIKE A SHADOW Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02716 SHOOT FOR THE MOON Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02717 RED SHOES Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02718 BURNING EMBERS Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02719 BACK TO THE SWEETHEARTS OF THE RODEO Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02720 BURN THE MIDNIGHT OIL Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02721 LAST CALL Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02722 TRUE TRUE LOVE Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02723 I'M IMPRESSED Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02724 GOLD GUITAR Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02725 LET'S DO SOMETHING CRAZY Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02726 YOU SHOULD KNOW ME BY NOW Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
02727 THIS COULD BE THE NIGHT Connoisseur SDVSO CD 357
1995 Nashville, TN – Nashville Country Classical Orchestra (John Beland, Brian Cadd, Al Perkins, Gerry Peters, Elisabeth Small, Tony Harrell, Spady Brennan and Steve Turner)
N01 SYMPHONIE NR. 40 "Symphony no. 40 G minor K 550" (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) Fresh 398.6500.2
N02 DIE MOLDAU "Vltava" (Bedrich Smetana) Fresh 398.6500.2
N03 KONZERT FUER KLAVIER NR. 5 "Emperor in E flat major op 73" (Ludwig Van Beethoven) Fresh 398.6500.2
N04 EINE KLEINE NACHTMUSIK "A little notturno serendade in G major K 525" (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart) Fresh 398.6500.2
N05 UNGARISCHE TAENZE "Hungarian dance" (Johannes Brahms) Fresh 398.6500.2
N06 TANZ DER KLEINEN SCHWAENE "Swanlake" (Peter Tschaikowsky) Fresh 398.6500.2
2001 John Beland’s Studio, Napa, CA – John Beland (Joh Beland [vcl/all instruments].l Producer: John Beland)
028 NEVER GOT TO MEET THEM
029 BARE BONES
030 THE MAN IN JENNY'S EYES
031 FOREVER YOU
032 MONTEREY RAIN
033 SLOW WALK
034 COWBOY BEAT
035 SHELLY'S LITTLE GIRL
036 SOMEONE'S GONNA ANSWER (TO THE MAN UPSTAIRS)
037 HARD WAY TO MAKE AN EASY LIVING
038 ISN'T IT AMAZING
039 SHADOW HILL
040 IN AN INSTANT GUITAR HALL OF FAME
041 MY OLD MAN
tracks above issued on album Bare Bones
John Beland is still active, some info in albums list

ALBUMS
Scepter SPS 5113 John Edward Belland: Banjo Man; Back On The Road Again; The Music Shop; Jamaica Bound; Turnin' Out Right; Old Folks At Home; Going Home; Love Don't Let Me Down Again; Prairie Breezes And Ballerinas (For Sarah); A Song For Hank Williams; Intro: Lovesick Blues; Good-Bye - 06-73 (originally recorded for Apple bud don’t released)
Big Tree BT 76010 John Beland: Just Close Your Eyes (And It's Daniel); Sleepless Nights; Emmy; Who Are You Fooling; True Love Never Runs Dry; If We Lived Together; Lay A Little Lovin' On Me; Starting All Over Again; (You Better) Hide Away – 78 (unissued)
Fresh [GER] 398.6500.2 The Nashville Country Classical Orchestra, vol. 1: Symphonie Nr. 40 "Symphony no. 40 G minor K 550" (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart); Die Moldau "Vltava" (Bedrich Smetana); Konzert fuer Klavier Nr. 5 "Emperor in E flat major op 73" (Ludwig Van Beethoven); Eine kleine Nachtmusik "A little notturno serendade in G major K 525" (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart); Ungarische Taenze "Hungarian dance" (Johannes Brahms); Tanz der kleinen Schwaene "Swanlake" (Peter Tschaikowsky) – 95 The Nashville Country Classical Orchestra
Connoisseur [UK] SDVSO CD 357 Muscle Shoals Demos: Baby Won't You Let Me Be The One; Crazy Horses; Mean Streets; You're A Fool To Love Him; She's Your Lover Now; Molly; My Believing Heart; Shelly's Little Girl; Time Of Our Lives; Carry Me; I Didn't Take A Chance On You; Rock Of Love; I've Got A Hunch; Moonlight Rider; Like A Shadow; Shoot For The Moon; Red Shoes; Burning Embers; Back To The Sweethearts Of The Rodeo; Burn The Midnight Oil; Last Call; True True Love; I'm Impressed; Gold Guitar; Let's Do Something Crazy; You Should Know Me By Now; This Could Be The Night - 01 (double) w. Gib Guilbeau (recorded in 1986)
? Bare Bones: Never Got To Meet Them; Bare Bones; The Man In Jenny's Eyes; Forever You; Monterey Rain; Slow Walk; Cowboy Beat; Shelly's Little Girl; Someone's Gonna Answer (To The Man Upstairs); Hard Way To Make An Easy Living; Isn't It Amazing; Shadow Hill; In An Instant Guitar Hall Of Fame; My Old Man - 01
? The Very Best Of John Beland: Sons Of The Golden West; Bare Bones; Area 51; The Man In Jennie's Eyes; Forver You; Buckaroo (With Buck Owens); Monterey Rain; Cowboy Beat; Down At The Palomino; Guitar Hall Of Fame; Up On Sycamore; Hard Way To Make n Ez Living; Never Be Anyone Else But You (With Alison Krauss); Pioneer Zephyr Train (With Ricky Scaggs); In An Instant; Shadow Hill; Isn't It Amazing; Back To Bayou Teche; My Old Man - 02
? Silverado Morning: Silverado Morning; Home From The Fields; Desperate Hearts; Flying With TY; Jowanna; Back Roads; Let It Be Me; New Harvest; Here Comes The Sun; Song For Three Sisters; Lullaby For Jennny; The Boxer; After Hours - 01-04 (Produced by John Beland. All insttuments played by John Beland)
? Big Guitars - Volume One: Peter Gunn Theme; Baja; Because They're Young; Cry For A Shadow; Telstar; Curfew; Apache; Wild Weekend; Perfidia; Pipeline; Sleepwalk; Suzie-Q – 05 (Produced by John Beland. Musicians: John Beland: guitars & vocals (on Suzie-Q), Paul Wyman: bass, Hal Starkey: drums & percussion, Leon Cramer: piano,
Felix Cortez: B3 organ, Boots Douglas: sax, Strings arranged and conducted by Lionel Tipton DeCaro)
? Christmas At Baxters: Winter's Night; Waliking On Air; What Child Is This; Christmas Times A-Coming; White Christmas; Jingle Bell Rock; Noel; Good Old Fashioned Down Home Country Christmas; Little Drummer Boy; Glorin (Les Anges Dans Noe Campagnes); Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas; Light Of The Stable; Auld Long Syne (The Good Old Days) – 05 (reissued as A Good Ol' Fashion Down Home Country Christmas. Produced by John Beland. All instruments played by John Beland)
? Cast Your Fate To The Wind / The Greatest Love Songs Of All Time: Cast Your Fate To The Wind; Only Love Can Break A Heart; Love Is Blue; Scarlet Ribbons; Mandy; If You Could Read My Mind; Unchained Melody; I Will Always Love You; Somwhere; Walk Way Rene; Annie's Song; I Can't Help Falling In Love With You; In My Life – 07 (Produced by John Beland. All instruments played by John Beland)
? Dixie Motel: Ashes Of Love; Mental Revenge; Shambala + more unknown tracks – 07 (unissued) John Beland & Larry Patton as Beland & Patton. Recorded at John's Studio (El Tyler Trax), Brenham Texas)
? John Beland: The Flying Burrito Bros Years: Area 51; World Without You; Down At The Palomino; Back To Bayou Teche; Rosetta Knows; Buckaroo; Sons Of The Golden West; San Fernando Road; Pioneer Zephyr Train; (Calling Me Back To) The Wild Wild West; Pull This; Anyone Else But You /Up On Sycamore; Locked Away; Tender Heart* - 08 (*new recording)
? Big Guitars Vol. 2: Wham; Theme From The Magnificent Seven; Walk Don't Run; Last Night; The Lonely Bull; Hideaway; Sweet Dreams; Rebel Rouser; Love Is Strange; Miserlou; Memphis; I Love How You Love Me; Secret Agent Man; C'mon Everybody – 05-10 (Produced by John Beland. Musicians: John Beland: all guitars, vocals on "C'mon everybody", Paul Wyman: bass, Hal Starkey: drums, Leon Kramer: piano, Felix Cortez: hammond B3 organ & Boots Douglas: horns)

SINGLES
Ranwood (1968)
R 853 Baby You Come Rollin‘ Cross My Mind / Home Town - 68
R 862 Will You Love Me Tomorrow / Sunday Fool - 68
R 935 As If I Needed To Be Reminded / Sunday Fool - 69
Scepter (1973)
SE 12381 Banjo Man / A Place To rest My Head - 73
SE 12389 A Song For Hank Williams / ? – 73
Big Tree (1978)
BT 16112 Just Close Your Eyes /True Love Never Runs Dry - 78
BT 16120 Emmy / Emmy – 78 (Promo)

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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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