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Friday, November 18, 2011

Martha Carson (by Dick Grant)

MARTHA CARSON

SESSION DISCOGRAPHY

SUNSHINE SISTERS ALL-GIRL STRING BAND

Radio Station WHIS Bluefield, WVa.: 1936

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

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

M.C.:

SINGLE GIRL, SINGLE GIRL (Uniss)

(-)

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

WSB BARN DANCE

WSB FARM & FUN HOUR

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

M.C.:

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)

(Frank Luther)

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

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

M.C.:

NIGHT TRAIN TO MEMPHIS (Uniss)

(O.Bradley-M.Hughes-B.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 “Mattie O’Neil” Amburgey (vcl/bjo); Irene Ethel Amburgey-Roberts (rhy gtr); Bertha Amburgey-Woodruff (fdl).

M.C.:

PEACH PICKIN’ TIME IN GEORGIA (Uniss)

(Jimmie Rodgers-Elsie McWilliams)

JAMES AND MARTHA-1

JAMES AND MARTHA “BARN DANCE SWEETHEARTS-2

poss. Radio Station WGST Atlanta, Ga: Late 1946

James Williams Roberts “Carson (vcl/mand); Martha “Carson” Roberts (vcl/rhy gtr).

Producer: Delbert “Deb” Dyer

1118.A/ I’M GONNA LET IT SHINE -1 White Church 1118-A

Wax 1118.AR.1X (James W. Roberts) Anthology of Contry Music ACM-02, BACM CD D-161

Warped Records CD-4920

1118.B/ BUDDED ON EARTH TO BLOOM IN HEAVEN-1 White Church 1118-A, BACM CD D-161

Wax 1118.BR.1X (James W. Roberts) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Anthology of Country Music AMC-02, CD D-161

Warped Records CD-4920

1119.A/ WHEN HE HEARD MY PLEA -1 White Church 1119-A

Wax 1119.AR (James W. Roberts) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18, CD D-161

Warped Records CD-4920

1119.B/ HE WILL SET YOUR FIELDS ON FIRE -2 White Church 1119-B, Warped Records CD-4920

Wax 1119.BR.1X (Wilbur Jones)

1120-A/ THE SWEETEST GIFT, A MOTHER’S SMILE-2 White Church 1120-A

(J.B. Coats) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18, CD D-161

Warped Records CD-4920

1120-B MAN OF GALILEE -2 White Church 1120-B, BACM CD D-161

(James W. Roberts) Warped Records CD-4920

1189.A I AIN’T GOT TIME -1 White Church 1189-A, CD D-161

(Buford Abner) Warped Records CD-4920

1189.B THERE’S AN OPEN DOOR WAITING FOR ME-1 White Church 1189-B

(James And Martha) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18, CD D-161

Warped Records CD-4920

CITY ON THE HILL White Church (Uniss)

(Wade Mainer) ACM-18, CD D-161

NB(1): WHITE CHURCH 1118 released 1946.

NB(2): WHITE CHURCH 1119 released 1946.

NB(3): WHITE CHURCH 1119 pressed TWICE with the 2nd press showing an address of SACRED Records, Los Angeles 15.

NB(4): WHITE CHURCH 1120 released 1946.

NB(5): WHITE CHURCH 1189 released ca. September 1948.

NB(6): ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ACM-02 “EARLY COUNTRY HARMONY 1940’s” released

NB(7): ANTHOLOGY OF COUNTRY MUSIV ACM-18 “JAMES AND MARTHA-EARLY GOSPEL GREATS” released January 1985.

NB(8): BACM CD D-161 “JAMES ROBERTS & MARTHA CARSON-CLASSIC OLD TIME GOSPEL SINGINGING-I’M GONNA LET IT SHINE” released United Kingdom 2007.

Session #1200

JAMES and MARTHA CARSON Emory Hotel Atlanta,Ga.: Thursday 31st March 1949

James (vcl/mand); Martha (vcl/rhy gtr);

Producer: Walter David “Dee” Kilpatrick

4025 BUDDED ON EARTH TO BLOOM IN HEAVEN Capitol Americana 57-40175

(Roberts) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18

Warped Records CD-4920

4026 I AIN’T GOT TIME Capitol Americana 57-40158

(Abner) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18

Warped Records CD-4920

Session #1201

JAMES and MARTHA CARSON Emory Hotel Atlanta, Ga.: Thursday 31st March 1949

James (vcl/mand); Martha (vcl/rhy gtr)

Producer: Dee Kilpatrick

4027 WHEN GOD DIPS HIS PEN OF LOVE IN MY HEART Capitol Americana 57-40158

() Anthology of Country Music ACM-18, BACM CD D-161

Warped Records CD-4920

4028 DON’T SELL HIM ANYMORE DRINK Capitol Amercicana 57-40175

(James Carson-Martha Carson) (Beechwood BMI) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18, CD D-161

Warped Records CD-4920

4029 LIVING IN THE PROMISED LAND Capitol Americana 57-40216

(Eugene Wright) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18, CD D-161

Warped Records CD-4920

4030 I’LL SHOUT AND SHINE Capitol Americana 57-40216

(James B.Coats-Eugene Wright) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18, BACM CD D-204

Warped Records CD-4920

NB(1): CAPITOL 57-40158 released 18th April 1949.

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 7th May 1949.

NB(2): CAPITOL 57-40175 released 23rd May 1949.

NB(3): CAPITOL 57-40216 released 8th August 1949.

NB(4): BACM CD D-204 “I’LL SHOUT AND SHINE” released United Kingdom 2007.

Session #1424

JAMES and MARTHA CARSON Radio Station WGST Atlanta, Ga. : Wednesday 17th August 1949

James (vcl/mand); Martha (vcl/rhy gtr);

Producer: Dee Kilpatrick

4785-1 SALVATION HAS BEEN BROUGHT DOWN Capitol 1791, Capitol F1791

(Albert E. Brumley) (Stamps-Baxter Music) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18

BACM CD D-161, Warped Records CD-4920

4786-1 I AIN’T GONNA LET SATAN TURN ME ‘ROUN’ Capitol (Uniss)

(Jimmie Davis-Buddy Jones)

4787 THE OLD COUNTRY CHURCH Capitol (Uniss)

(J.W. Vaughan)

4788 THERE’S A LITTLE BOX OF PINE ON THE 7:29 Capitol (Uniss)

()

NB(1): CAPITOL 1791/F1791 released 3rd September 1951.

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 15th September 1951.

NB(3): The above recording session may have taken place on Monday 22nd August 1949.

Session #1425

JAMES and MARTHA CARSON Radio Station WGST Atlanta, Ga: Wednesday 17th August 1949

James (vcl/mand); Martha (vcl/rhy gtr); The Carroll Family-Ronnie Carroll (high tnr-1 (b/grd vcls); o/dubbed (h/clapping-2);

Producer: Dee Kilpatrick

4789 LOOKING FOR A CITY -1-2 Capitol 57-40237, Capitol 1457, Capitol F1457

(Black-Thompson) (Stamps Quartet Music Co. BMI) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18, BACM CD D-204

Warped Records CD-4920

4790 KING JESUS SPOKE TO ME Capitol 57-40237, Capitol 1457, Capitol F1457

(McKinney) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18, BACM CD D-204

Warped Records CD-4920

4791-3 WHEN MOTHER READ THE BIBLE Capitol (Uniss)

()

4792-3 WHERE COULD I GO? Capitol (Uniss)

(J.B. Coats) (Stamps-Baxter Music)

NB(1): CAPITOL 57-40237 released 24th October 1949.

NB(2): CAPITOL 57-40237 reviewed Billboard 19th November 1949.

NB(3): CAPITOL 1457/F1457 released 19th March 1951.

NB(4): The above recording session may have taken place on Monday 22nd August 1949.

Session #1565

JAMES and MARTHA CARSON and The Johnson Gospel Singers

Radio Station WGST Atlanta, Ga: Sunday 4th December 1949

James (vcl/mand); Martha (vcl/rhy gtr);

Producer: Dee Kilpatrick

5281 WHEN I REACH THAT CITY Capitol 954, Capitol F954, Warped Records CD-4920

(White)

5286 HEAVEN’S JUBILEE Capitol 1110, Capitol F1110

(Pace-Speer) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18

Warped Records CD-4920

5287 FILLED WITH GLORY DIVINE Capitol 1110, Capitol F1110

(Abernathy) (Beechwood BMI) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18

BACM CD D-204, Warped Records CD-4920

5288 CROSSING OVER JORDAN Capitol 954, Capitol F954

(J.R.Baxter-O.Wright) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18

BACM CD D-161, Warped Records CD-4920

NB(1): CAPITOL 954/F954 released 20th March 1950.

NB(2): CAPITOL 1110/F1110 released 10th July 1950.

Session #1737

JAMES and MARTHA CARSON

Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue, North Nashville, Tn: Sunday 18th June 1950

James (vcl/mand); Martha (vcl/rhy gtr);

Producer: Dee Kilpatrick

5966 I FEEL LIKE SHOUTING Capitol (Uniss)

(Whitey Gleason)

5967 I’LL FLY AWAY Capitol 1415, Capitol F1415

(Albert E. Brumley) (Hartford Music Co.) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18

BACM CD D-161, Warped Records CD-4920

5968-2 GOTTA A LITTLE LIGHT Capitol 1791, Capitol F1791, BACM CD D-161 (James Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Warped Records CD-4920

5969 WE WILL RISE AND SHINE (JACOB’S LADDER) Capitol 1415, Capitol F1415

(James Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18

BACM CD D-161, Warped Records CD-4920

5970 MAN OF GALILEE Capitol 1129, Capitol F1129

(James Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18

Warped Records CD-4920

5971 HE WILL SET YOUR FIELDS ON FIRE Capitol 1129, Capitol F1129, Capitol 2180, Capitol F2180

(Wilbur Jones) Anthology of Country Music ACM-18

Warped Records CD-4920

NB(1): CAPITOL 1129/F1129 released 31st July 1950.

NB(2): CAPITOL 1415/F1415 released 12th March 1951.

NB(3): CAPITOL 2180/F2180 released 4th August 1952.

NB(4): CAPITOL 2180/F2180 reviewed Billboard 30th August 1952.

Session #1860

JAMES and MARTHA CARSON-1

JAMES AND MARTHA CARSON-2

Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue, North Nashville, Tn: Monday 23rd October 1950

James (vcl/mand); Martha (vcl/rhy gtr);

Producer: Dee Kilpatrick

6648-2/ SHINING CITY -2 Capitol 1530, Capitol F1530, BACM CD D-161

6648-Z (Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose BMI) Warped Records CD-4920

6649-2/ (I’M GONNA) SING, SING, SING -2 Capitol 1530, Capitol F1530, CD D-161

6649-Y (Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Warped Records CD-4920

6650 I AIN’T GONNA SIN NO MORE -1 Capitol 1380, Capitol F1530

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Warped Records CD-4920

6651 LAY YOUR BURDENS AT HIS FEET -1 Capitol 1380, Capitol F1530

(McKinney) Warped Records CD-4920

NB(1): CAPITOL 1380/F1380 released 22nd January 1951.

NB(2): CAPITOL 1530/F1530 released 30th April 1951.

NB(3): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 12th May 1951.

NB(4): WARPED RECORDS CD-4920 “JAMES AND MARTHA CARSON 1948-1950 released United States 2010.

MARTHA CARSON-1 Champs Studio Johnson City, Tn: Late September 1951

BILL CARLISLE & MARTHA CARSON-2

Martha (vcl-3/rhy gtr); William Tolliver “Bill” Carlisle (vcl-4/ rhy gtr);

Producer: James Hobart “Jim” Stanton

100-A I WANT TO REST -1-3 Rich-R’-Tone 1031 A

(Irene Amburgey) (Beechwood BMI)

100-B LOOKIN’ THIS WAY -2-3-4 Rich-R’-Tone 1031 B

(Bill Carlisle)

NB(1): RICH-R’-TONE 1031 released ca. 21st July 1952.

NB(2): BILLBOARD 22nd September 1951 - The Carlisle Brothers (Mercury) are working with Martha Carson formerly of James and Martha Carson. They are traveling the South, currently out of Mount Airy, N.C.

Session #2359

MARTHA CARSON and The Gospel Singers

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

(vcl); Bill Carlisle (hmny vcl); Harold Bradley (rhy gtr); Chester Burton “Chet” Atkins (ld gtr); Opal Jean Holmes (hmny vcl); Salty Holmes (hmny vcl); Marvin Hammond Hughes (pno); Ernest “Ernie” Newton (stg bs).

Producer: Kenneth F. “Ken” Nelson

9208 SATISFIED Capitol 1900, Capitol F1900, Capitol EAP 1-449

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Capitol T-1113, Capitol ST-1113, Capitol EAP 2-1113

Capitol T-1507, Capitol ST-1507, Stetson HAT-3109

Longhorn-Stetson HAT-3109, Smithsonian P-8156408

Indigo IGOTCD-2559, BACM CD D-204

9209 HIDE ME ROCK OF AGES Capitol 1900, Capitol F1900, Capitol T-1607

(Brantley C. George) Capitol ST-1607, BACM CD D-204

9210 OLD BLIND BARNABUSS Capitol 2077, Capitol F2077, Capitol T-1507

(Arr. Martha Carson) (Beechwood BMI) Capitol ST-1507, Stetson HAT-3109 Longhorn-Stetson HAT-3109, BACM CD D-161

9211 CRYIN’ HOLY UNTO THE LORD Capitol 2252, Capitol F2252, Capitol EAP 1-449

(Martha Carson) Capitol T-1507, Capitol ST-1507, Stetson HAT-3109

Longhorn-Stetson HAT-3109, BACM CD D-204

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

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

NB(3): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 16th August 1952-CAPITOL 1900/F1900.

NB(4): CAPITOL 2077/F2077 released 12th May 1952.

NB(5): CAPITOL 2077/F2077 reviewed Billboard 24th May 1952.

NB(6): CAPITOL 2252/F2252 released 22nd September 1952.

NB(7): CAPITOL EAP 1-449 “SATISFIED” released 1952.

NB(8): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 4th October 1952-CAPITOL 2252/F-2252.

NB(9): CAPITOL T-1113/ST-1113 “CHURCH IN WILDWOOD” released 1959.

NB(10): CAPITOL EAP 2-1113 “CHURCH IN WILDWOOD, Part.2.” released 1959.

NB(11): CAPITOL T/ST-1507 “SATISFIED” released November 1960.

NB(12): CAPITOL T/ST-1507 re-released with the later CAPITOL logo label design.

NB(13): CAPITOL T/ST-1607 “A TALK WITH THE LORD” released 1962.

NB(14): The correct title of Matrix No. 9211 is “OLD BLIND BARNABAS”.

NB(15): STETSON HAT-3109 “SATISFIED” released United Kingdom

NB(16): LONGHORN-STETSON HAT-3109 “SATISFIED” released Germany

NB(17): SMITHSONIAN P-8156408 “SMITHSONIAN COLLECTION OF CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSIC” released

NB(18): INDIGO IGOTCD-2559 “THE ROAD TO NASHVILLE - A HISTORY OF COUNTRY MUSIC 1926-1953 released United Kingdom 2004.

Session #2360

MARTHA CARSON and The Gospel Singers

Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue, 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); Salty Holmes (hmny vcl); Marvin Hughes (pno); Ernie Newton(stg bs). Producer: Ken Nelson

9212 FEAR NOT Capitol 2252, Capitol F2252, Capitol T-1607

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Capitol ST-1607, BACM CD D-204

9213 I WANNA REST Capitol 2077, Capitol F2077, Capitol EAP 1-449

(Arr. Martha Carson) (Beechwood BMI) Capitol T-1607, Capitol ST-1607, BACM CD D-161

9214 (IF YOU EVER NEEDED THE LORD BEFORE) YOU

SURE DO NEED HIM NOW Capitol 1982, Capitol F1982, Capitol T-1507

() Capitol ST-1507, Stetson HAT-3109

Longhorn-Stetson hat-3109

9215 WEIGHED IN THE BALANCE (AND FOUND WANTING) Capitol 1982, Capitol F1982, Capitol T-1507 (Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Capitol ST-1507, Stetson HAT-3109

Longhorn-Stetson HAT-3109

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

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

NB(3): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 16th August 1952-CAPITOL 1982/F1982.

NB(4): Matrix No. 9214 shown on CAPITOL T/ST-1507 as “YOU SHO’ DO NEED HIM NOW”.

MATTIE O’NEIL and SALTY HOLMES-1

MATTIE; MARTHIE And MINNIE-2

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

Mattie O’Neil (vcl-3/bjo/fdl); Floyd Lee “Salty” Holmes (hca-4); Martha “Marthie” Carson (hmny vcl-5/2nd ld vcl-6/rhy gtr); Bertha “Minnie” Woodruff (hmny vcl-5/vcl-7); Thomas Lee “Tommy” Jackson Jr. (fdl); Gerald Lester “Jerry” Byrd (stl gtr);

Producer:

K-3302-1 ECHOES OVER THE SMOKIES -1-3-4-5 King 1056-AA, King 45-1056-AA, Cattle CCD-289

(Mattie O’Neil) (Lonat-BMI)

K-3303-2 SHACKLES AND CHAINS -1-3-4-5 King 1033-AA, King 45-1033-AA, CCD-289

(Floyd Holmes)

K-3304-1 MY WORST MISTAKE -1-3-4-5 King 1056-A, King 45-1056-A, CCD-289

(Mattie O’Neil) (Lonat-BMI)

K-3305-3 YOU CAN DISH IT OUT (BUT YOU CAN’T TAKEIT IN) (Mattie O’Neil) -2-3-6-7 King (Uniss), Magnet MRCD-004

K-3306-2 OUR LOVE IS GONE -1-3-4-5 King 1033-A, King 45-1033-A, Cattle CCD-289

(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 King 1052-A, 45-1052-A, Audio Lab AL-1519

(Bertha Woodruff) Library of Congress LBC-07, Magnet MRCD-004

Proper PROPERBOX 103

NB(1): KING 1033/45-1033 released 18th 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 1962

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 of the above recordings.

NB(10): AUDIO LAB AL-1519 “A DAY IN THE COUNTRY” released 1961.

NB(11): LIBRARY OF CONGRESS LBC-07 “SONGS OF COMPLAINT AND PROTEST” released 1977.

NB(12): MAGNET MRCD-004 “TRADITIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC MAKERS, Vol.4.-MOUNTAIN HOEDOWN” released United Kingdom.

NB(13): CATTLE CCD-289 “SALTY HOLMES & MATTIE O’NEIL with the Amber Sisters and Joe Maphis” released Germany 2004.

NB(14): PROPER PROPERBOX 103 “BLAZING BLUEGRASS” released United Kingdom 2005.

Session #2639

THE AMBER SISTERS

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

Martha (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); Bertha Woodruff (hmny vcl-2/fdl); Thomas Lee “Tommy” Jackson Jr. (fdl); Unk (stl gtr); 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-1-2-3 Capitol 2289, Capitol F2289, Cattle CCD-289

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

10113 LONESOME ROAD BLUES -1-2-3-4 2289, F2289, CCD-289

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

10114 NEW RIVER TRAIN -1-2-3-4 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, Capitol T-1507

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Capitol ST-1507, Stetson HAT-3109

Longhorn-Stetson HAT-3109, BACM CD D-204

10116 I’M GONNA WALK AND TALK WITH MY LORD Capitol 2145, Capitol F2145, Capitol EAP 1-449

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Capitol T-1607, Capitol ST-1607, BACM CD D-204

10117 HE KEEPS HIS PROMISE Capitol T-1507, Capitol ST-1507, Stetson HAT-3109

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Longhorn-Stetson HAT-3109

10118 JESUS IS A ROCK Capitol T-1507, Capitol ST-1507, HAT-3109

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Longhorn-Stetson HAT-3109

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.

NB(4): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 16th August 1952-CAPITOL 2145/F2145.

NB(5): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 16th August 1952-MARTHA CARSON-GRAND OLE OPRY SHOW-Saturday 16th August 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

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

Producer: Ken Nelson

10756 I FEEL IT IN MY SOUL -1 Capitol 2477, Capitol F2477, Capitol T-1507

(Ben L. Speer (Ben L. Speer SESAC) Capitol ST-1507, Stetson HAT-3109,

Longhorn-Stetson HAT-3109

10757 INSPIRATION FROM ABOVE -1 Capitol 2342, Capitol F2342, Capitol T-1507

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Capitol ST-1507, Stetson HAT-3109

Longhorn-Stetson HAT-3109

10758 ASK, AND YE SHALL RECEIVE -2 Capitoll 2477, Capitol F2477, Capitol T-1507

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Capitol ST-1507, Stetson HAT-3109

Longhorn-Stetson HAT-3109

10759 THERE’S A HIGHER POWER -1 Capitol 2342, Capitol F2342, Capitol T-1607

(Charlie Louvin-Ira Louvin) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Capitol ST-1607, BACM CD D-204

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, Cattle CCD-289

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

10761 CHEROKEE EYES -1-2-3-4 Capitol 2538, Capitol F2538, CCD-289

(Mattie O’Neil) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

10762 USELESS -1-2-3 2538, F2538, CCD-289

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

10763 ONE MORE TIME -1-2-3 Capitol 2394, Capitol F2394, CCD-289

(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(2): CAPITOL 2538/F2538 released 13th July 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

(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:

11780 I’VE GOT A BETTER PLACE TO GO -1 Capitol 2634, Capitol F2634, Capitol T-1607

(Floyd Wilson) (Valley Publishers, Inc. BMI) Capitol ST-1607, BACM CD D-204

11781 BYE AND BYE -2 Capitol 2740, Capitol F2740, T-1607

(Trad Arr. by Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Capitol ST-1607, Cactus CAPCD-2

11782 LAZARUS -2 Capitol 2740, Capitol F2740

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

11783 SINGIN’ ON THE OTHER SIDE -1 Capitol 2634, Capitol F2634, T-1607

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Capitol ST-1607, BACM CD D-204

NB(1): CAPITOL 2634/F2634 released 19th October 1953.

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

NB(3): X. COSSE Management advert Billboard 26th December 1953-CAPITOL 2634/F2634.

NB(4): VALLEY PUBLISHERS BMI advert Billboard 16th January 1954-“I’VE GOT A BETTER PLACE TO GO”.

NB(5): CAPITOL 2740/F2740 released 15th February 1954.

NB(6): CAPITOL 2740/F2740 reviewed Billboard 20th March 1954.

NB(7): CACTUS CAPCD-2 “CAPITOL HILLBILLY, Vol.2.” released 2009.

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); Bertha Woodruff (vcl/fdl); Chet Atkins (ld gtr) r); Unk (stl gtr); Unk (stg bs). Producer: Ken Nelson

11788 LOOK WHAT FOLLOWED ME HOME Capitol 2684, Capitol F2684, Cattle CCD-289

(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, Capitol F2684, Cattle CCD-289

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

11791 HE’LL COME BACK Capitol (Uniss)

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NB(1): CAPITOL 2684/F2684 released 7th December 1953.

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 19th December 1953-CAPITOL 2684/F2684.

NB(3): 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(4): CAPITOL 2684/F2684 reviewed Billboard 2nd January 1954.

Session #3418

MARTHA CARSON

Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue, North Nashville, Tn: Tuesday 27th April 1954

(vcl));

Producer: Ken Nelson

12618 HE’LL PART THE WATER Capitol 2825, Capitol F2825, Capitol T-1607

() Capitol ST-1607

12619 IT’S ALRIGHT (IF YOU’VE DONE YOUR BEST) Capitol (Rejected/Destroyed)

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

12620 I BOWED DOWN Capitol 2825, Capitol F2825, T-1607

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Capitol ST-1607, BACM CD D-161

NB(1): CAPITOL 2825/F2825 released 24th May 1954.

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 5th June 1954-CAPITOL 2825/F2825.

NB(3): CAPITOL 2825/F2825 reviewed Billboard 19th June 1954.

Session #3539

MARTHA CARSON

Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Avenue, North Nashville, Tn: Tuesday 29th September 1954

(vcl);

Producer: Ken Nelson

13039 PEACE ON EARTH (AT CHRISTMAS TIME) Capitol 2969, Capitol F2969, BACM CD D-204

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

13040 CHRISTMAS TIME IS HERE 2969, F2969, CD D-204

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

13041 IT’S ALRIGHT (IF YOU’VE DONE YOUR BEST) Capitol 3045, Capitol F3045, Capitol T-1607

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Capitol ST-1607, BACM CD D-204

13042 COUNTING MY BLESSINGS Capitol 3045, Capitol F3045, Capitol T-1507

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Capitol ST-1507, Stetson HAT-3109

Longhorn-Stetson HAT-3109

NB(1): CAPITOL 2969/F2969 released 25th October 1954.

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 6th November 1954-CAPITOL 2969/F2969.

NB(3): CAPITOL 3045/F3045 released 7th February 1955.

NB(4): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard 23rd April 1955-CAPITOL 3045/F3045.

MARTHA CARSON AND STUART HAMBLEN

RCA Victor Studio, 1016 North Sycamore Hollywood, Ca: Monday 21st February 1955

(vcl); Carl Stuart Hamblen (vcl);

Producer:

F2WB-2025 LORD I CAN’T COME NOW RCA Victor 20-6250, RCA Victor 47-6250

(Jack Fortune-Floyd Wilson) (Valley Pub. BMI)

F2WB-2026 I’VE GOT SO MANY MILLION YEARS 20-6250, 47-6250

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NB(1): RCA VICTOR 20/47-6250 released 29th August 1955.

NB(2): RCA VICTOR Records advert 10th September 1955-RCA VICTOR 20/47-6250.

MARTHA CARSON

RCA Victor Studio 1, Webster Hall, 125E 11th Street, Manhattan New York City, NY: Thursday 8th September 1955

(vcl); Charles R. Grean (ldr); George Barnes (ld gtr); Edwar “Eddie” Thomas (rhy gtr); Marty Gold (pno-1/org-2); Trigger Alpert (stg bs); Phil Kraus (dms). Producer: Stephen Henry “Steve” Sholes

F2WB-6900 THIS OLE HOUSE RCA Victor EPA-674, RCA Victor LPM-1145

(Stuart Hamblen) Bear Family BFX-15215

F2WB-6901 LAUGH A LITTLE MORE RCA Victor 20-6293, RCA Victor 47-6293

(B.Bryant-F.Bryant) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

F2WB-6902/ MY JOURNEY TO THE SKY RCA Victor LPM-1145, RCA Victor EPB-1145

F2PP-9182 (Dorothy Austin) RCA Victor 547-0717

F2WB-6903 LET THE LIGHT SHINE ON ME RCA Victor 20-6293, RCA Victor 47-6293

(Dot Swan) Bear Family BFX-15215

NB(1): BILLBOARD 3rd September 1955-MARTHA CARSON and the COUNTRY GENTLEMEN will play SALLY STARR’S Boatride, Philadelphia Wednesday 7th September 1955. Sally also has the group set up for Baltimore, Saturday 10th September 1955.

NB(2): RCA VICTOR 20/47-6293 released 10th October 1955.

NB(3): RCA VICTOR 20/47-6293 reviewed Billboard 22nd October 1955.

NB(4): RCA VICTOR LPM-1145 “JOURNEY TO THE SKY” released 9th January 1956.

NB(5): RCA VICTOR LPM-1145 released in Canada 9th January 1956.

NB(6): RCA VICTOR EPA-674 “JOURNEY TO THE SKY” released 9th January 1956.

NB(7): RCA VICTOR EPB-1145 “JOURNEY TO THE SKY” released 9th January 1956.

NB(8): MARTHA CARSON’S new RCA VICTOR album “JOURNEY TO THE SKY” hit the retail counters last weekend 14th January 1956.

NB(9): BEAR FAMILY BFX-15215 “MARTHA CARSON EXPLODES” released Germany 1986.

MARTHA CARSON

RCA Victor Studio 1, Webster Hall, 125E 11th Street, Manhattan New York City, NY: Friday 9th September 1955

(vcl); Charles R. Grean (ldr); George Barnes (ld gtr); Al Chernet (rhy gtr); Marty Gold (pno-1/org-2); Kenneth “Kenny” O’Brien (stg bs); Phil Kraus (dms); Unk (chrs). Producer: Steve Sholes

F2WB-6905/ LET’S TALK ABOUT THAT OLD TIME RELIGION RCA Victor LPM-1145, RCA Victor EPB-1145

F2PP-9183 (Martha Carson) RCA Victor 547-0718, Bear Family BFX-15215

F2WB-6906/ CHUGGIN’ HOME (TURNIN’ IN THIS OLD JALOPY) RCA Victor LPM-1145, RCA Victor EPB-1145

F2PP-9182 (Jack Rollins-Dave Coleman) RCA Victor 547-0718

F2WB-6907/ THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO RCA Victor LPM-1145, RCA Victor EPA-674

F2PP-9182 (Dale Evans)

F2WB-6908/ A SATISFIED MIND LPM-1145, RCA Victor EPB-1145

F2PP-9182 (Red Hays-Jack Rhodes) (Starrite BMI) RCA Victor 547-0718, RCA Camden CAL-906e,

RCA Camden CAS-906e, RCA Camden CAS-2403

NB(1): RCA Victor 547-0718 “MY JOURNEY TO THE SKY” released 9th January 1956.

NB(2): RCA CAMDEN CAS-2403 “COUNTRY GIRLS” released 1970.

MARTHA CARSON

RCA Victor Studio 1, Webster Hall, 125E 11th Street, Manhattan New York City, NY: September 1955

(vcl): Charles R.Grean (ldr);

Producer: Steve Sholes

F2WB-6909 I WANT TO REST A LITTLE WHILE RCA Victor 206413, RCA Victor 47-6413

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

F2WB-6913-6 ALL THESE THINGS RCA Victor (Uniss)

(Martha Carson) (Alley Music BMI)

F2WB-6914 FAITH IN THE SKY RCA Victor 20-6603, RCA Victor 47-6603

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F2WB-6915 DAVID AND GOLIATH RCA Victor 20-6413, RCA Victor 47-6413

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NB(1): RCA VICTOR 20/47-6413 released 16th January 1956.

NB(2): RCA VICTOR Records advert Billboard 28th January 1956-RCA VICTOR 20/46-6413.

NB(3): RCA VICTOR 20/47-6603 released 30th July 1956.

NB(4): RCA VICTOR 20/47-6603 reviewed Billboard 11th August 1956.

MARTHA CARSON

RCA Victor Studio 1, Webster Hall, 125E 11th Street, Manhattan New York City, NY: September 1955

(vcl); Charles R.Grean (ldr);

Producer: Steve Sholes

F2WB- / I JUST FOUND GOD RCA Victor LPM-1145, RCA Victor EPA-674

F2PP-9182 (Shorty Long-Bob Newman)

F2WB- / GLORY HALLELUJAH LPM-1145, EPA-674

F2PP-9183 (Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI)

F2WB- / GO ON BY LPM-1145, RCA Victor EPB-1145

F2PP-9183 (Stuart Hamblen) RCA Victor 547-0718

F2WB- / GIVE UP RCA Victor LPM-1145, EPB-1145

F2PP-9183 (Howard Goodman) RCA Victor 547-0717

F2WB- / I’M A PILGRIM RCA Victor LPM-1145, EPB-1145

F2PP-9183 (Merle Travis) RCA Victor 547-0717, RCA Camden CAL-906e,

RCACamden CAS-906e

F2WB- / HE’LL UNDERSTAND AND SAY “WELL DONE” RCA Victor LPM-1145, RCA Victor EPB-1145

F2PP-9183 (Rodger Wilson) RCA Victor 547-0717, RCA Camden CAL-906e,

RCA Camden CAS-906E, RCA Camden CAL-2136,

RCA Camden CAS-2136

NB(1): RCA VICTOR 547-0717 “MY JOURNEY TO THE SKY” released 9th January 1956.

NB(2): RCA CAMDEN CAL/CAS-2136 “COUNTRY STARS SING SACRED SONGS” released 1967.

NB(3): BILLBOARD 10th September 1955-Carl Smith highlighted the Prince Albert portion of “Grand Ole Opry” last Saturday 3rd September 1955, when Martha Carson appeared as special guest.

Martha Carson, Bill Carlisle and Ferlin Huskey head up a country troupe skedd to play the Atlanta Crackers Ball Park, Atlanta for Bill Lowery, Sunday 18th September 1955. It will be designated Martha Carson Day. Others in the line-up will be Simon Crum, George and Earl, and Kenny Lee. Disk Jockeys in the area are co-operating with the promotion.

NB(4): BILLBOARD 22nd October 1955-Sunday 30th October 1955-Martha Carson, The Carlisles, “Texas” Bill Strength appear at the Lyric Theater, Indianapolis, for Dick Blake.

NB(5): BILLBOARD 21st January 1956-Martha Carson, The Carlisles are currently on a Florida swing, playing Daytona Beach, January 18th; Orlando 19th; West Palm Beach 20th, and Tampa 21st.

NB(6): BILLBOARD 28th January 1956-Martha Carson guests on the “PERRY COMO SHOW”, over NBC-TV Network om Saturday 28th January.

MARTHA CARSON

RCA Victor Studio 2, Webster Hall, 125E 11th Street, Manhattan New York City, NY: Thursday 29th March 1956

(vcl); George Barnes (ld gtr); Robert “Bob” Davie (pno); William “Billy” Butterfield (tpt); Robert “Bob” Cutshall (trmb); Ernest “Ernie” Caceres (sax); Frank Carroll (stg bs); Phil Kraus (dms); Unk (chrs(.

Producer:

F2WB-6913-6/ ALL THESE THINGS RCA Victor 20-6603, RCA Victor 47-6603

G2WB-3053-54 (Martha Carson) (Alley Music BMI) RCA Camden CAL-906e, RCA Camden CAS-906e

G2WB- 3053-8 MUSIC DRIVES ME CRAZY (ESPECIALLY ROCK ‘N’

ROLL) RCA Victor 20/47-6510, Bear Family BFX-15215

(Bernie Lowe-Kal Mann) (Russ Jungnickel., ASCAP) BACM CD D-204

G2WB-3054-11 DIXIELAND ROLL RCA Victor 20-6510, RCA Victor 47-6510

(Bob Davie-Charles Grean) (Trinity Music BMI) Bear Family BFX-15215, BACM CD D-204

NB(1): RCA VICTOR 20/47-6510 released 30th April 1956.

NB(2): RCA VICTOR 20/47-6510 reviewed Billboard C&W 12th May 1956.

NB(3): RCA CAMDEN CAL/CAS-906e “MARTHA CARSON SINGS” released August 1965.

MARTHA CARSON

RCA Victor Studio, 2, Webster Hall, 125E 11th Street, Manhattan New York City, NY: Friday 19th October 1956

(vcl); George Barnes (ld gtr); Al Chernet (rhy gtr); Jean Biancho (harp); Bob Davie (pno); Charles R. Grean (stg bs); Bunny Shawker (dms); Unk (chrs). Producer:

G2WB-7889 GET THAT GOLDEN KEY RCA Victor 20-6724, RCA Victor 47-6724

(Al Rainey-Lee Russell) (Regent Music BMI) RCA Camden CAL-906e, RCA Camden CAS-906e

BACM CD D-204

G2WB-7890 HE WAS THERE RCA Victor 20-6724, RCA Victor 47-6724

(Martha Carson) (Tannen Music Inc. BMI) BACM CD D-204

NB(1): RCA VICTOR 20/47-6724 released 29th October 1956.

NB(2): RCA VICTOR advert Billboard 10th November 1956-RCA VICTOR 20/47-6724.

NB(3): RCA VICTOR advert Billboard 17th November 1956-RCA VICTOR 20/47-6724

MARTHA CARSON

RCA Victor Studio 2, Webster Hall, 125E 11th Street, Manhattan New York City, NY: Thursday 28th February 1957

(vcl); Joe Reisman (ldr); Sebastian Mure (gtr); William “Billy” Bauer (gtr); Irving Joseph (pno); Bernie Glow (tpt); Carl Severinsen (tpt); Joe Ferrante (tpt); Louis Mucci (tpt); Urbie Green (trbn); Joe Bennett (trbn); Thomas Mitchell (trbn); Bob Haggett (stg bs); Bob Rosengarden (dms); Eugene Lowell/Edward Lindstrom/Joe Pryor/Jerry Duane/Reggie Powers/Rae Whitney/Francine Carroll/Barbara Nelson (chrs). Producer:

H2WB-2040-6 LET THE LIGHT SHINE ON ME RCA Victor DJ-93, RCA Victor 20-6861

(Dot Swan) RCA Victor 47-6861, RCA Victor DJ-93

Bear Family BFX-15215

H2WB-2041 RCA Victor

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H2WB-2042-7 SATISFIED RCA Victor DJ-93, RCA Victor 20-6861

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) RCA Victor 47-6861, RCA Camden CAL-906e RCA Camden CAS-906e, RCA Victor LPM-6015

Bear Family BFX-15215

NB(1): RCA VICTOR 20/47-6861 released 11th March 1957.

NB(2): RCA VICTOR Records advert 23rd March 1957-RCA VICTOR 20/47-6861.

NB(3): RCA VICTOR 20/47-6861 reviewed Billboard 30th March 1957.

NB(4): RCA VICTOR DJ-93 released 11th March 1957.

NB(5): RCA VICTOR LPM-6015 “STARS OF THE GRAND OLE OPRY” released

MARTHA CARSON

RCA Victor Studio 1, Webster Hall, 125E 11th Street, Manhattan New York City, NY: Thursday 23rd May 1957

(vcl); Joe Reisman (ldr); Sebastian Mure (gtr); Tony Mottola (gtr); Thomas Kay (gtr); Hank Jones (pno); Howard O’Connor (bs); Wendall Marshall (bs); James Crawford (dms); Phil Kraus (dms). Producer:

H2WB-4262-8 O.K, A-MEN RCA Victor (Uniss), Bear Family BFX-15215

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H2WB-4263-13 NOW STOP RCA Victor 20-6948, RCA Victor 47-6948

(Otis Blackwell) (Figure Music. BMI) Bear Family BFX-15215

Country Music Foundation CMF-014-L

Country Music Foundation CMF-014-D

Bear Family BCD-15622, Blend CD-3

BACM CD D-204

H2WB-4264-5 JUST WHISTLE OR CALL RCA Victor 20-6948, RCA Victor 47-6948

(Otis Blackwell) (Blackwell Music Co., BMI) Bear Family BFX-15215, BACM CD D-204

NB(1): RCA VICTOR 20/47-6948 released 29th May June 1957.

NB(2): RCA VICTOR 20/47-6948 reviewed Billboard ‘Pop’ 17th June 1957.

NB(3): COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CMF-014-L “GET HOT OR GO HOME: VINTAGE RCA ROCKABILLY 56-59” released 1988.

NB(4): COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CMF-014-D “GET HOT OR GO HOME: VINTAGE RCA ROCKABILLY 56-59” released 1991.

NB(5): BEAR FAMILY BCD-15622 “THAT’LL FLAT GIT IT! ROCKABILLY FROM THE VAULTS OF RCA RECORDS” released Germany 1993.

NB(6): BLEND CD-3 “BEST BLEND OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL COLLECTION, Vol.3.” released Belgium 1995.

MARTHA CARSON

RCA Victor Studio A, Webster Hall, 125E 11th Street, Manhattan New York City, NY: Saturday 9th December 1957

(vcl); Neal Hefti (ldr); George Barnes (ld gtr); Howard Collins (rhy gtr); Lou Stein (pno); Pat Merola (bs); Bill Cusack (perc); Don Lamond (dms); Eugene Lowell/Michael Stewart/Edwin Lindstroem/James Leyden/Jerry Duane/Eugene Steck/Steve SteckRay Charles/Allan Sokoloff (chrs). Producer:

H2WB-8259 WHO BUILT THE ARK RCA Victor LPM-1490

(Martha Carson) (Marpat Music Pub. BMI)

H2WB-8260-3 GET ON BOARD LITTLE CHILDREN LPM-1490, RCA Camden CAL-906e

(Jimmy Haynie-Carl Story) RCA Camden CAS-906e, Bear Family BFX-15215

H2WB-8261 SAINTS AND CHARIOT RCA Victor LPM-1490, BFX-15215

(Martha Carson) (Marpat Music Pub. BMI)

H2WB-8262 GET ON THE HEAVENLY ROAD LPM-1490

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NB: RCA VICTOR LPM-1490 “ROCK-A MY SOUL” released 1958.

MARTHA CARSON

RCA Victor Studio A, Webster Hall, 125E 11th Street, Manhattan New York City, NY: Monday 11th December 1957

(vcl); Neal Hefti (ldr); George Barnes (ld gtr); Howard Collins (rhy gtr); Lou Stein (pno); Bill Cusack (perc); Milton Hilton (bs); Don Lamond (dms); Eugene Lowell/Michael Stewart/Edwin Lindstroem/James Leyden/Jerry Duane/Eugene Steck/Steve Steck/Allan Sokoloff/Lois Winter/Gretchen Rhoads/Elsie Bretton/Rosemary June (chrs).

Producer:

H2WB-8363 GONNA SHOUT ALL OVER GOD’S HEAVEN RCA Victor LPM-1490

(Eugene Wright)

H2WB-8364 I CAN’T STAND UP ALONE LPM-1490

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H2WB-8365 6/7 ROCK-A MY SOUL RCA Victor LPM-1490, RCA Camden CAL-906e

(Martha Carson) (Marpat Music Pub. BMI) RCA Camden CAS-906e, Bear Family BFX-15215

H2WB-8366-5 I’M GONNA WALK AND TALK WITH MY LORD RCA Victor LPM-1490, BFX-15215

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) BACM CD D-204

MARTHA CARSON

RCA Victor Studio A, Webster Hall, 125E 11th Street, Manhattan New York City, NY: December 1957

(vcl); Neal Hefti (ldr); George Barnes (ld gtr); Howard Collins (rhy gtr); Lou Stein (pno); Bill Cusack (perc); Milton Hinton (bs); Don Lamond (dms); Eugene Lowell/Michael Stewart/Edwin Lindstroem/James Leyden/Jerry Duane/Eugene Steck/Steve Steck/

Allan Sokoloff/Lois Winter/Gretchen Rhoads/Elsie Bretton/Nancy Price/Lillian Clark/Joydece DeYoung (chrs).

Producer:

H2WB-8394 AC-CENT-TCHU-ATE THE POSITIVE RCA Victor LPM-1490

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H2WB-8395 AMEN LPM-1490

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H2WB-8396 BE NOT DISENCOURAGED LPM-1490

()

H2WB-8397 SHADRACK LPM-1490

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MARTHA CARSON

RCA Victor Studio A, Webster Hall, 125E 11th Street, Manhattan New York City, NY: Wednesday 13th December 1957

(vcl); Neal Hefti (ldr); George Barnes (ld gtr); Howard Collins (rhy gtr); Lou Stein (pno); Bill Cusack (perc); Milton Hinton (bs); Don Lamond (dms); Eugene Lowell/Michael Stewart/Edwin Lindstroem/James Leyden/Jerry Duane/Eugene Steck/Steve Steck/

Allan Sokoloff/Lois Winter/Gretchen Rhoads/Elsie Bretton/Nancy Price/Lillian Clark/Joydece DeYoung (chrs).

Produce:

H2WB-9396-4 BE NOT DISCOURAGED RCA Victor LPM-1490, Bear Family BFX-15215

(Alfred Barratt-Brock Speer)

MARTHA CARSON

Bradley Film & Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue, South Nashville, Tn: October 1958

(vcl);

Producer: Archie Bleyer & Owen Bradley

J07W-0919/ THAT AIN’T RIGHT Cadence 45-1356, Apex 9-76382

HB-397 (M.Carson) (Marpat Publishing BMI)

J07W-0920/ LIGHT OF LOVE 45-1356, 9-76382

HB-398 (C.Singleton) (Singleton Music BMI)

NB(1): CADENCE 45-1356 released 12th Novemberber 1958.

NB(2(: CADENCE 45-1356 reviewed Billboard 24th November 1958.

NB(2): CADENCE 45-1356 is a CAPITOL custom pressing.

NB(3): APEX 9-76382 released November Canada 1958.

MARTHA CARSON

Bradley Film & Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue, South Nashville, Tn: Thursday 26th March 1959

(vcl);

Producer: Owen Bradley

Cadence (Uniss)

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Cadence (Uniss)

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NB: According to Owen Bradley’s he produced a recording session for MARTHA CARSON on the above date.

Session #9480

MARTHA CARSON Hollywood, Ca: Monday 30th May 1960

(vcl);

Producer: Ken Nelson

33928-5 HIGH ON THE HILL Capitol 4437

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

33929-11 EVERYTHING’S ALL RIGHT 4437

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

NB(1): CAPITOL 4437 released 12th August 1960.

NB(2): CAPITOL 4437 reviewed Billboard 19th September 1960.

MARTHA CARSON Hollywood, Ca: Tuesday 24th October 1961

(vcl);

Producer: Wink Martindale

MB-16165 ? CAN’T YOU LOVE ME Dot (Uniss)

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

MB-16166 RIGHT NOW, RIGHT NOW Dot 45-16286

(Martha Carson-Dorsey Burnette) (Doral Music Co. BMI)

MB-16167 ? HE IS THE SHEPHERD OF MY SOUL Dot (Uniss)

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

MB-16168 EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR THE BEST Dot 45-16286

(Martha Carson) (Marpat Music Pub. BMI)

NB(1): DOT 45-16286 released 6th November 1961.

NB(2): DOT 45-16286 reviewed Billboard ‘Pop’ 20th November 1961.

MARTHA CARSON RCA Studio B, 1611 Hawkins Street Nashville, Tn: August 1963

(vcl); Thomas Grady Martin (ld gtr); Harold Ray Bradley (rhy gtr); Hargus “Pig” Robbins (pno); Bob Moore (bs); Charles “Chuck” Glaser/James William “Jim” Glaser/Thomas Paul “Tompall” Glaser/Ray Walker/Mildred “Millie” Kirkham/Winnie Breast/Priscilla Hubbard (chrs). Producer: Russell Sims

Arranger: Cliff Parman

144A/ IT TAKES A LOT OF LIVIN’ (TO LEARN HOW TO LIVE) Sims LP-109, Sims 45-144, MC No.#

ZTSB-83344 (Martha Carson) (Marpat Music Pub. BMI)

GREAT BIG MOUNTAIN (MOVE THAT MOUNTAIN FOR

ME) LP-109, MC No.#

(Martha Carson) (Marpat Music Pub. BMI)

GOOD GOOD FEELIN’ LP-109, No.#

(Martha Carson) (Marpat Music Pub. BMI)

SOMEBODY TOLD ME LP-109, MC No.#

(Martha Carson) (Marpat Music Pub. BMI)

JUST AROUND THE BEND LP-109, No.#

(Jean Chapel) (Regent Music BMI)

I’VE GOT A FRIEND LP-109, Rural Rhythm RRC-167, MC No.#

(Martha Carson) (Marpat Music Pub. BMI)

NB(1): SIMS 45-144 released 9th September 1963.

NB(2): SIMS LP-109 “MARTHA CARSON” released 10th February 1964.

NB(3): SIMS LP-109 reviewed Billboard 22nd February 1964

NB(4): SIMS LP-109 reviewed Billboard 29th February 1964.

NB(5): SIMS LP-109 reviewed Billboard 23rd June 1964.

NB(6): The recording “I’VE GOT A FRIEND” shown on RURAL RHYTHM RRC-167 as “I HAVE A FRIEND” which was released 1968.

MARTHA CARSON RCA Studio B, 1611 Hawkins Street Nashville, Tn: August 1963

(vcl/recit-1); Grady Martin (ld gtr); Harold Bradley (rhy gtr); Hargus Robbins (pno); Bob Moore (bs); Chuck Glaser/Jim Glaser/Tompall Glaser/Ray Walker/Millie Kirkham/Winnie Breast/Priscilla Hubbard (chrs).

Producer: Russell Sims

Arranger: Cliff Parman

144B/ EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY Sims LP-109, Sims 45-144, Rural Rhythm RRC-167

ZTSB-83345 (Martha Carson) (Marpat Music Pub. BMI) MC No.#

THAT’S LIFE -1 Sims LP-109, MC No.#

(Martha Carson-Clay Allen) (Marpat Music Pub. BMI)

JOY, JOY JOY (IN MY FATHER’S HOUSE) LP-109, Rural Rhythm RRC-167, MC No.#

(Martha Carson) (Marpat Music Pub. BMI)

BELLS OF THE CHAPEL LP-109, MC No.#

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

WALKIN’ OUT IN THE GARDEN LP-109, No.#

(Martha Carson) (Marpat Music Pub. BMI)

REAL LIFE -1 LP-109, No.#

(Martha Carson) (Marpat Music Pub. BMI)

NB(1): “I’VE GOT A FRIEND”/“EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY” & “JOY, JOY, JOY (IN MY FATHER’S HOUSE)” leased to RURAL RHYTHM Records.

NB(2): MC Records = MARTHA CARSON Records.

NB(3): MC No.# “THE GOSPEL TRUTH” released 2000.

NB(4): The masters from the above two recording sessions reverted to the late MARTHA CARSON.

NB: BILLBOARD 5th October 1963-Martha Carson appears at the Flame Teater Cafe, Minneapolis from Monday 30th September 1963 for 6 days.

MARTHA CARSON Nugget Records Studio Goodlettsville, Tn: 1964

(vcl); Smiley Wilson (hmny vcl/ ); Kitty Wilson (hmny vcl/ ); The Rangers-

Producer:

THIS OLE HOUSE Scripture SRLP-111

(Stuart Hamblen)

SWING LOW, SWEET CHARIOT SRLP-111

(-)

LONESOME VALLEY SRLP-111

(Albert E.Brumley)

HE’LL UNDERSTAND IT BETTER SRLP-111

()

EZEKIEL SAW THE WHEEL Scripture SRLP-111

()

CRYIN’ HOLY UNTO THE LORD SRLP-111

(Martha Carson)

DO LORD SRLP-111

()

HE’LL UNDERSTAND AND SAY WELL DONE SRLP-111

(R.E.Winsett)

THAT LONESOME ROAD SRLP-111

()

JUST A CLOSER WALK SRLP-111

()

SHOUT AND SHINE SRLP-111

(Carl Story-Wm. York) (Starday BMI)

I’LL FLY AWAY SRLP-111

()

NB(1): SCRIPTURE SRLP-111 “THIS OLD HOUSE (AND OTHER GOSPEL FAVORITES)” released 1964.

NB(2): All the above recordings were recorded in one 3 hour session.

MARTHA CARSON Nashville, Tn: 1960s

(vcl);

Producer:

HE’LL BE JUST THE SAME Mission MRTMC-141

(A.E.Carson)

HE CARED THAT MUCH FOR ME MRTMC-141

()

I’LL HAVE A NEW LIFE MRTMC-141

(Luther Presley)

THE NEXT STEP MRTMC-141

()

OH HOW LONELY MRTMC-141

(A.E.Carson)

MARTHA CARSON Nashville, Tn: 1960s

(vcl);

Producer:

I’M GONNA LEAVE HERE SHOUTIN’ Mission MRTMC-141

(Dottie Rambo)

NO GREATER PRICE MRTMC-141

(A.E.Carson)

THE FOURTH MAN MRTMC-141

(Arthur Smith) (Clay Music Corp. BMI)

REUNION IN HEAVEN MRTMC-141

()

HE TURNED THE WATER INTO WINE MRTMC-141

(A.L.Wilson)

NB: MISSION MRTMC-141 “HE’LL BE JUST THE SAME” release date unknown.

MARTHA CARSON Nashville, Tn: 1977

(vcl);

Producer:

SATISFIED Gusto-Starday SD-997, Hollywood HT-231

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Hollywood DLX-7820, TeeVee TV-0711-2

TeeVee TV7-0762-2, King KG-0357-2

OLD BLIND BARNABAS Gusto-Starday SD-997, Hollywood HT-231

(Martha Carson) (Beechwood BMI)

GOD’S UNCHANGING HAND SD-997, HT-231

()

DIP YOUR FINGERS IN SOME WATER Gusto-Starday SD-997, HT-231

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

I’M GONNA WALK AND TALK WITH MY LORD SD-997, HT-231

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Gusto GT-2028-2

JESUS SAID Gusto-Starday SD-997, Hollywood HT-231

()

NB(1): HOLLYWOOD DLX-7820 “GLORIOUS GOSPEL” released

NB(2): GUSTO GT-2028-2 “A DOZEN GOSPEL GREATS” released

NB(3): TEEVEE TV-0711-2 “22 ALL-TIME GOSPEL HITS FEATURING THE 20th CENTURY’S GREATEST ARTISTS” released

NB(4): TEEVEE TV7-0762-2 “30 RADIO GOSPEL HITS” released

NB(5): KING KG-0357-2 “GREATEST WOMEN OF COUNTRY MUSIC” released

MARTHA CARSON Nashville, Tn: 1977

(vcl);

Producer:

ON TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN Gusto-Starday SD-997, Hollywood HT-231

()

THE PATIENCE OF JOB SD-997, HT-231

()

TWO WHITE WINGS SD-997, HT-231

()

SINGING ON THE OTHER SIDE SD-997, HT-231

(Martha Carson) (Acuff-Rose Pub. BMI) Gusto GT-2014-2

VALLEY OF PRAYER Gusto-Starday SD-997, HT-231

()

FAITH SD-997, HT-231

()

NB(1): GUSTO-STARDAY SD-997 “MARTHA CARSON’S GREATEST GOSPEL HITS” released 1978.

NB(2): HOLLYWOOD HT-231 “MARTHA CARSON’S GREATEST GOSPEL HITS” released 1988.

NB(3): GUSTO GT-2014-2 “SINGING ON THE OTHER SIDE-A COLLECTION OF SUPERSTARS”.

MARTHA CARSON

Lawrence Welk Champagne Studio, Music Row Nashville, Tn: May 1997

(vcl); Harold Bradley (rhy gtr); Thom Bresh (gtr); Jack Daniels (gtr); Michael Behymer (keybs); Billy Linneman (bs); Buddy Harman (dms); Tony Graham (high tnr vcl/2 female vocalists (chrs).

Producer Scott “Scotty Turner” Turnbull

SATISFIED

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

DIP YOUR FINGERS IN THE WATER

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

BELLS OF THE CHAPEL

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

SHOW ME THE WAY

()

I FEEL IT IN MY SOUL

()

HIGHER POWER

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

AMAZING GRACE

()

SWING DOWN, SWEET CHARIOT

()

LET THE LIGHT SHINE ON ME

(Martha Carson) (Unichappell BMI)

NB:

MARTHA CARSON Oak Ridge Studio Hendersonville, Tn: 11th September 1997

(vcl);

Producer: Greg Hudgins

PEACE ON EARTH (AT CHRISTMAS TIME) Unknown Label

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

KARL HAUSMAN 2000s

Karl Hausman (vcl/pno); Martha Carson (vcl);

Producer:

UNKNOWN TITLES Unknown Label

DISCOGRAPHY compiled by DICK GRANT & the late MARTHA CARSON & WALT TROTT with acknowledgements to Lana Holmes-Kolb, Bryan Chalker, Adam Komorowski, Colin Escott, Martin Hawkins, Al Turner, Michel Ruppli, Richard Weize, Kenny & Jean Woodruff, John Morris, Norbert Lindner, Frank Frantik & Bill Daniels.

1990-2011.

NEED INFORMATION ON ALBUM TITLE & LABEL FOR THE SESSION ON 11th September 1997.

NEED ALL INFORMATION ON THE KARL HAUSMAN RECORDING SESSION.

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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.
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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
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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
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