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Saturday, December 17, 2011

Carroll Best

*1931 ?. NC
by Praguefrank
SESSIONS

1982 Butterside Studio, Asheville, NC – Carroll Best String Band (Carroll Best [banjo], Danny Johnson [gt], Zack Allen [banjo], Calvin Parham [bass/fiddle], Mack Snoderly [fiddle])
001 WHISKEY BEFORE BREAKFAST Skyline SR 008 Copper Creek CCCD 0175
002 TOM AND JERRY Skyline SR 008 Copper Creek CCCD 0175
003 BLACKHAWK WALTZ Skyline SR 008
004 FLOWERS OF EDINBORO Skyline SR 008
005 LEATHER BREECHES Skyline SR 008 Copper Creek CCCD 0175
006 DALEY'S REEL Skyline SR 008 Copper Creek CCCD 0175
007 TOPEKA POLKA Skyline SR 008 Copper Creek CCCD 0175
008 LONESOME ROAD BLUES Skyline SR 008
009 KELLY'S WALTZ Skyline SR 008
010 CLARINETTE POLKA Skyline SR 008
011 THREE-STAR HORNPIPE Skyline SR 008 Copper Creek CCCD 0175
012 BILL BAILEY Skyline SR 008 Copper Creek CCCD 0175
1993 unknown – The Carroll Best Band with Tommy Hunter
013 LEATHER BRITCHES Ivy Creek ICR 250
014 OLD HICKORY HORNPIPE Ivy Creek ICR 250
015 ST. ANNE'S REEL Ivy Creek ICR 250
016 GENTLEMAN FROM VIRGINIA Ivy Creek ICR 250
017 LITTLE STREAM OF WHISKY Ivy Creek ICR 250 Copper Creek CCCD 0175
018 SAY OLD MAN( CAN YOU PLAY THE FIDDLE) Ivy Creek ICR 250 Copper Creek CCCD 0175
019 GAMBLER'S HORNPIPE Ivy Creek ICR 250
020 TEXAS QUICKSTEP Ivy Creek ICR 250
021 LINEFORK Ivy Creek ICR 250
022 WHISKEY BEFORE BREAKFAST Ivy Creek ICR 250
023 AROSS THE SHANNON Ivy Creek ICR 250
024 JOHNSON BOYS Ivy Creek ICR 250 Copper Creek CCCD 0175
1974/1995 Berea College, Berea, KY/Bristol, TN/Butterside Studios, Asheville, NC/Carroll's Home - Carroll Best w. Tommy Hunter (Carroll Best [banjo], Danny Johnson [gt], Dudley Connell [gt], Mike Rivers [gt], Zack Allen [banjo/claw hammer banjo], Tommy Hunter/Kenny Baker/Kirk Sutphin/Laurie Lewis [fiddle])
029 TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR Copper Creek CCCD 0175
040 BILE THEM CABBAGE DOWN Copper Creek CCCD 0175
044 WORLD IS WAITING FOR THE SUNRISE Copper Creek CCCD 0175
COPPER CREEK CC 0175CD TOMMY HUNTER - SAY OLD MAN, CAN YOU PLAY THE FIDDLE

ALBUMS
Skyline SR 008 Pure Mountain Melodys: Whiskey Before Breakfast; Tom And Jerry; Blackhawk Waltz; Flowers Of Edinboro; Leather Breeches; Daley's Reel; Topeka Polka; Lonesome Road Blues; Kelly's Waltz; Clarinette Polka; Three-Star Hornpipe; Bill Bailey – 82 Carroll Best String Band
Ivy Creek ICR 250 Carroll Best Band with Tommy Hunter: Leather Britches; Old Hickory Hornpipe; St. Anne's Reel; Gentleman from Virginia; Little Stream; Say Old Man( Can You Play the Fiddle); Gambler's Hornpipe; Texas Quickstep; Linefork; Whiskey Before Breakfast; Aross the Shannon; Johnson Boys – 93 Carroll Best Band with Tommy Hunter
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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.