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Country and crossover since 1920s and my favorite artists of all genres too...
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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Ward Allen

Warden Ambrose *11-05-1924 near London, Ontario, CAN, +03-08-1965
By Praguefrank

SESSIONS

ca late 1954 unknown, CA – Ward Allen
001 9E LORD ALEXANDER’S REEL Sparton 130R
002 ALLEN BREAKDOWN Sparton 130R
003 RM-1002 MAPLE LEAF TWO-STEP 131R
004 C.N.E. BREAKDOWN 131R/SP 203 9203-1031
005 1023 BLUE PACIFIC HORNPIPE 132R/SP 210 9203-1031
006 FIDDLER’S DREAM 132R/SP 210
1955 unknown, CA – Ward Allen
007 MARY ANNE'S REEL 150R/SP 210
008 FRISCO WALTZ 150R D 1065/SP 210 SP-328 9203-1031
1956 unknown, CA – Ward Allen
009 BACK UP AND PUSH 261R D 1040
010 MAPLE SUGAR 261R D 1040/ SP 203 SP-328 9203-1031
011 FRANK RYAN'S HORNPIPE 262R/SP 203
012 TWO-STEP POLKA 262R D 1065/SP 210
1956 unknown, CA – Ward Allen
013 DANCING SLIPPERS 341R
014 UNCLE JIM 341R
ca late 1956 unknown, CA – Ward Allen
015 BACK TO THE SUGAR CAMP 378R/SP 213 SP-328
016 MARSH HEN 378R
017 123E FRENCHIE'S REEL 379R
018 124E MOUNTAIN GIRL 4-681R/ SP-328
019 MENGIE OF MCBRIDE'S REEL 379R
1957 unknown, CA – Ward Allen
020 SQUID JIGGIN' GROUND 445R
021 YOU'RE A LITTLE DOLL 445R
022 GRIZZLY BEAR 448R/SP 210
023 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL 448R/SP 203 9203-1031
1958 unknown, CA – Ward Allen
024 B. C. CENTENNIAL 4-596R
025 JOHN'S POLKA 4-596R
026 IROQUOIS GATHERING 4-597R/SP 210
027 PADDY THE COON 4-597R
028 THE ROAD TO BOSTON 4-681R
1959 unknown, CA – Ward Allen
029 BREAD N BUTTER 4-823R D 1116/SP 213
030 PAPPY DAILY'S BREAKDOWN 4-823R D 1116/SP 213
031 CIRCASSIAN CIRCLE 4-824R
032 MOLLY HOGAN 4-824R
1961 unknown, CA – Ward Allen
033 OLD ROSE WALTZ 4-990R
034 MITTEN'S BREAKDOWN 4-990R
1962 unknown, CA – Ward Allen
035 251E FISHIN‘ ROD REEL 4-1088R/SP 213 SP-328
036 THE JOYCE OF QUEBEC 4-1088R
1963 unknown, CA – Ward Allen
037 DAWN WALTZ 4-1177R
038 CARLETON COUNTY BREAKDOWN 4-1177R
unknown sessions [1980-1960s] unknown, CAN – Ward Allen
039 THE OLD BOX STOVE SP 203 9203-1031
040 BIG JOHN MCNEIL SP 203 9203-1031
041 MR. & MRS. MAPLE SP 203
042 HEATHER ON THE HILL SP 203 9203-1031
043 THE HUNTER'S MARCH SP 203 9203-1031
044 MOWING THE HAY SP 203 9203-1031
045 THE BRAES O'MAR SP 203 9203-1031
046 CHAIN LIGHTNING SP 203
unknown sessions [1980-1960s] unknown, CAN – Ward Allen
047 LONDONDERRY HORNPIPE SP 210 9203-1031
048 THE FLOWERS OF EDINBURGH SP 210
049 GRIZZLY BEAR SP 210
050 REDWING SP 210 9203-1031
051 THE RED HAIRED BOY SP 210
052 PEEK-A-BOO WALTZ SP 210 9203-1031
053 SNOWFLAKE BREAKDOWN SP 210
unknown sessions [1980-1960s] unknown, CAN – Ward Allen
054 PRETTY BETTY SP 213 SP-328 9203-1031
055 MAGGIE & JIGGS TWO STEP SP 213 9203-1031
056 SUNSET WALTZ SP 213 9203-1031
057 MOUNTAIN PARK BREAKDOWN SP 213
058 MACTON REEL SP 213 9203-1031
059 FAIRY LAKE WALTZ SP 213 9203-1031
060 NEW SCOTLAND SP 213 9203-1031
061 DANCING SLIPPERS SP 213
unknown sessions [1980-1960s] unknown, CAN – Ward Allen
062 HOBO’S JIG SP-328
063 KITCHEN POLKA SP-328
064 THREE LEGGED MILK STOOL SP-328
065 COUNTRY KITCHEN SP-328

ALBUMS
Sparton [CAN] SP-203 Ward Allen Presents Maple Leaf Hoedown, Vol. 1: Maple Sugar; The Old Box Stove; Big John Mcneil; Mr. & Mrs. Maple; Heather On The Hill; C.N.E. Breakdown; Orange Blossom Special; The Hunter's March; Mowing The Hay; Frank Ryan's Hornpipe; The Braes o'Mar; Chain Lightning – 6- (reissued on GRT SP-203, GRT 9203-203)
Sparton [CAN] SP-210 Ward Allen Presents Maple Leaf Hoedown, Vol. 2: Londonderry Hornpipe; The Flowers Of Edinburgh; Frisco Waltz; Grizzly Bear; Redwing; Mary Anne's Reel; The Red Haired Boy; Blue Pacific Hornpipe; Peek-A-Boo Waltz; Two Step Polka; Iroquois Gathering; Snowflake Breakdown – 6- (reissued on GRT SP-210, GRT 9203-210)
Sparton [CAN] SP-213 Ward Allen Presents Maple Leaf Hoedown, Vol. 3: Back To The Sugar Camp; Pretty Betty; Maggie & Jiggs Two Step; Sunset Waltz; Mountain Park Breakdown; Bread 'N' Butter; Macton Reel; Fishing Rod Reel; Fairy Lake Waltz; New Scotland; Dancing Slippers; Pappy Daily's Breakdown – 6- (reissued on GRT SP-213, GRT 9203-213)
Point [CAN] PS-328 Old Time Fiddle Favourites Of Ward Allen: Maple Sugar; Frisco Waltz; Hobos' Jig; Back To The Sugar Camp; Fishing Rod Reel; Kitchen Polka; Mountain Girl; Three Legged Milk Stool; Pretty Betty; Country Kitchen – 68
GRT [CAN] GRT-9203-1031 Best of Ward Allen: Maple Sugar; Heather On The Hill; The Old Box Stove; The Hunters' March; Big John Mcneil; Frisco Waltz; Orange Blossom Special; The Braes O'Mar; Maggie & Jiggs Two Step; Pretty Betty; Sunset Waltz; Mr. & Mrs. Maple; Londonberry Hornpipe; Red Wing; C.N.E. Breakdown; Peek-A-Boo Waltz; Blue Pacific Hornpipe; Mowing The Hay; Back To The Sugar Camp; Two Step Polka; Bread'n Butter; Fairy Lake Waltz; New Scotland; Macton Reel- 73
Molusehole Music PM-08-29 Memories Of Ward Allan - Volume 1: Maple Sugar; The Old Box Stove; Big John McNeill; Mr. & Mrs. Maple; Heather On The Hill; Maple Leaf Two-Srep; Orange Blossom Special; The Hunter's March; Mowing The Hay; Frank Ryan's Hornpipe; The Breas O'Mar; Chain Lightning - 05
Molusehole Music ? Memories Of Ward Allan - Volume 2: Circassian Circle; Molly Hogan; Paddy The Coon; Iroquois Gathering; Lord Alexander's Reel; The Old Rose Waltz; Joys Of Quebec; C.N.E. Breakdown; Mountain Girl; Road To Boston; Frenchie's Reel; Back Up & Push; B.C. Centennial
Molusehole Music ? Memories Of Ward Allan - Volume 3: Back To The Sugar Camp; Pretty Betty; Maggie & Jiggs Two-Step; Sunset Waltz; Mountain Park Breakdown; Bread 'n' Butter; Macton Reel; Fishing Rod Reel; Fairy Lake Waltz; New Scotland; Dancing Slippers; Pappy Daily's Breakdown
SINGLES
Sparton [CAN]
130R Lord Alexander’s Reel / Allen Breakdown – 03-55
131R Maple Leaf Two-Step / C.N.E. Breakdown – 03-55
132R Blue Pacific Hornpipe / Fiddler’s Dream – 03-55
150R Mary Anne's Reel / Frisco Waltz - 55
261R Back Up And Push / Maple Sugar - 56 (US issued on D 1040 in Fe, 1959)
262R Frank Ryan's Hornpipe / Two-Step Polka - 56
341R Dancing Slippers / Uncle Jim - 56
378R Back To The Sugar Camp / Marsh Hen – 01-57
379R Frenchie's Reel / Mengie of McBride's Reel – 01-57
4-445R Squid Jiggin' Ground / You're A Little Doll - 57
4-448R Grizzly Bear / Orange Blossom Special - 57
4-596R B. C. Centennial / John's Polka - 58
4-597R Iroquois Gathering / Paddy The Coon - 58
4-681R The Road To Boston / Mountain Girl – 11-58
D [US] 1065 Frisco Waltz / Two Step Polka - 06-59
4-823R Bread N Butter / Pappy Daily's Breakdown – 59 (US issue on D 1116 in Jan. 1960)
4-824R Circassian Circle / Molly Hogan - 59
4-990R Old Rose Waltz / Mitten's Breakdown – 61
4-1088R Fishin‘ Rod Reel / The Joyce Of Quebec – 62
4-1177R Dawn Waltz / Carleton County Breakdown - 63

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Acknowledgements

Thanks to Michel Ruppli, not only for his books which I use daily, but also for a large amount of rare and unpublished data from his giant archive.
Thanks to all my friends - country music fans - in Czech Republic - Vladimir Pikora, Michal Gololobov, Milos Holecek, Tony Foglar, Rene Pavlik and Petr Vitous.
Thanks to Mario Manciotti for sending session details daily
Thanks to Kurt Rokitta for a lot of session info
Thanks to Bill Daniels for sharing a lot of labels info
Thanks to Lillies Ohlsson for many western swing contributions.
Thanks to Dick Grant for many artists files
Thanks to Thieu Van De Vorst for a lot of additions and corrections
Thanks to Goran Adolph for many rare albums info
Thanks to Hans Sandberg for many rare session data
Thanks to Chris Huskey for many sessions info.
Thanks to Kittra Moore for musicians and recording data
Thanks to Dik de Heer for many additions on rockabilly.
Thanks to Luiz Roberto Costa for helping me with the western genre.
Thanks to Wolf Ruediger Sommer, who not only sent me additional data, but is also watch-dog, correcting my typos and other errors.
Thanks to Robert Platt for priceless info on Canadian (but not only) artists.
Thanks to Phil Watson for hard work on Crown Prince of country music discography. Thanks to Walter Gabriel for filling the gaps in track listings of rare albums and various artists compilations.
Thanks to Kent Heineman for many independent recordings info
Thanks to Ken Nelson for bluegrass and more additions.
Thanks to Tony Middleton for RCA session info.
Thanks to Xavier Maire for interesting additions and for info on his website www.bopping.org.
Thanks to Henk Scholts for long time cooperation.
Thanks to Richard Price for miscellaneous session information
Thanks to Carl G. Cederblad for additions to sessionographies
Thanks to Paul Urbahns, Marc Alesina, Bill Millet, Bengt Wahlström, John Morris, Dominique Anglares, Pierre Monnery, Jeremy Roberts, Ben Collins, Alex Frazer-Harrison, K.F.Raizor, Ed Tabor, Mario Wildner, Ole Skjoldhøj, Eileen Sisk, Per Kammersgaard, David Bussey, Bill Marks for rare info on their favorite artists.
Thanks to Reginald Bartlette for info and additions of Columbia custom numbers.
Thanks to Katarina Fromm for various singles info.
Thanks to many others who sent some info - all are important.
Thanks to Richard Weize for his idea to produce projects, which have small commercial potential, but huge value for collectors - I spend a lot of money buying boxes and CDs, sometimes mainly because of the accompanying discographies.
Thanks also to Patrick Milligan, who created many discographies for Bear Family projects
Thanks to Marek Bozickovic for picture in head
And last but not least I would like to thank all who visit this blog - they come from more than 100 countries.