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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Hank Harral

*02-09-1913 Albien OK, +28-12-1985
By Phillip J. Tricker in The Hillbilly Researcher No.1, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS

1947 Radio Station KSEL, Lubbock, TX - Hank Harral And The Plain Riders (Hank Harral [vcl/gt], Lee Searsey [vcl-1], Clyde Perkins [ld gt], Lee Searsy [rh gt], Tollie Stephenson [bass], Duke Baker [fiddle])
001 BEVERLY HILLBILLY unissued/ BACM CD D301
002 ALL I NEED IS YOUR ARMS AROUND ME unissued/ BACM CD D301
003 DILLY DALLY DOODLE unissued/ BACM CD D301
004 A BOUQUET FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY unissued/WLP-8831 BACM CD D301
005 CIMARRON unissued/ BACM CD D301
006 I'VE STARTED MY LIFE ANEW-1 unissued/ BACM CD D301
1949 or 1950 Radio Station KSEL, Lubbock, TX – Hank Harral & The Palomino Cowhands (Hank Harrell [vcl/gt], Ace Ball [gt], Harvey Wilson [steel], Curly Thomas [bass], Cecil Hadaway [fiddle], Sam Baker [piano])
007 RED BARN BOOGIE unissued/ BACM CD D301
008 TIME ON MY HANDS unissued/ BACM CD D301
009 YOU'RE STILL WET BEHIND THE EARS unissued/BACM CD D301
010 SMILE WON'T HIDE A BROKEN HEART unissued/ BACM CD D301
1950 Radio Station KSEL, Lubbock, TX – Hank Harral & The Palomino Cowhands (Hank Harrell [vcl/gt], Ace Ball [gt], Harvey Wilson [steel], Curly Thomas [bass], Cecil Hadaway [fiddle], Sam Baker [piano])
011 357 DREAM BAND BOOGIE Star Talent 760/ BACM CD D301
012 358 DILLY DALLY DOODLE Star Talent 760/ BACM CD D301
013 359 WHEN THEY RAISED THE UN FLAG IN SOUTH KOREA Star Talent 764/ BACM CD D301
014 360 YOU'VE GOT A SWEETHEART (I'VE GOT JUST A FRIEND) Star Talent 764/ BACM CD D301
1950 Radio Station KSEL, Lubbock, TX – Hank Harral & The Palomino Cowhands (Hank Harrell [vcl/gt], Ace Ball [gt], Harvey Wilson [steel], Curly Thomas [bass], Cecil Hadaway [fiddle], Sam Baker [piano])
015 373 RED BARN BOOGIE Star Talent 773/ BACM CD D301
016 374 DEAR LITTLE OAKIE DARLIN' Star Talent 773/ BACM CD D301
1951 or 1952 poss. San Atnonio, TX - Hank Harral & The Cowhands
017 I'VE HAD A LIFETIME TO REMEMBER Tanner 502/BACM CD D301
018 TEXAS USA 502/ BACM CD D301
Fall 1957 Ben Halls’ Studio, Big Spring, TX – Hank Harral (Hank Harral [vcl/gt], Red Stone [rh gt], Weldon Myrick [ld gt/steel], Diana Hall [bass])
019 H8OW-2433 FABULOUS OKLAHOMA Caprock 100/ BACM CD D301
020 H8OW-2434 THERE'S A PICTURE IN MY HEART Caprock 100/ BACM CD D301
early 1958 Ben Halls’ Studio, Big Spring, TX – Hank Harral (Hank Harral [vcl/gt], Red Stone [rh gt], Weldon Myrick [ld gt/steel], Diana Hall [bass], ? [drums])
021 J8OW-1070 D.J. BLUES Caprock 102/ BACM CD D301
022 J8OW-1071 HELL BOUND TRAIN Caprock 102 / BACM CD D301
Summer 1958 Ben Halls’ Studio, Big Spring, TX – Hank Harral (Hank Harral [vcl/gt], Red Stone [rh gt], Weldon Myrick [ld gt/steel], Diana Hall [bass], prob. Pete Jenkins [drums], Mr. Burkett [piano])
023 J8OW-4453-1 TANK TOWN BOOGIE Caprock 104 / BACM CD D301 [t.2,3] WLP-8831
024 J8OW-4454 SWEET MEMORY Caprock 104 / BACM CD D301
1958 Ben Halls’ Studio, Big Spring, TX – Hank Harral (Hank Harral [vcl/gt], unknown ld gt, bass)
025 SHE’S GONE unissued/WLP-8851
1958 Ben Halls’ Studio, Big Spring, TX – Hank Harral (Hank Harral [vcl/gt], Red Stone [rh gt], Weldon Myrick [ld gt/steel], Diana Hall [bass], prob. Pete Jenkins [drums], Mr. Burkett [piano])
026 -1 DREAM BAND BOOGIE Caprock unissued [take-2] unissued/WLP-8831
027 I’VE HAD A LIFETIME TO REMEMBER Caprock unissued
1959 Ben Halls’ Studio, Big Spring, TX – Hank Harral (Hank Harral [vcl/gt], Red Stone [rh gt], Weldon Myrick [ld gt/steel], Diana Hall [bass], prob. Pete Jenkins [drums], Mr. Burkett [piano])
028 JB 2542 OKLAHOMA LAND Caprock 114 / BACM CD D301
029 JB 2543 I'VE GOT A MORTGAGE ON YOUR HEART Caprock 114 / BACM CD D301

ALBUMS
White Label WLP-8831 Tank Town Boogie: Tank town Boogie [t.1]; She’s Gone; Dream Band Boogie [t.2]; Oklahoma Land; The D.J. Blues; Dilly dally Boogie; Tank Town Boogie [t.3]
BACM [UK] CD D 301 Hank Harral With The The Plains Riders And His Palomino Cowhands: I've Had A Lifetime To Remember;Texas Usa; Beverly Hillbilly;All I Need Is Your Arms Around Me;Dilly Dally Doodle;Bouquet For Your Birthday; Cimarron; I've Started My Life Anew (Vocal Lee Saersy);Dream Band Boogie; Dilly Dally Doodle 2; When They Raised The Un Flag In South Korea; You've Got A Sweetheart I've Got Just A Friend; Red Barn Boogie;Time On My Hands; You're Still Wet Behind The Ears; Smile Won't Hide A Broken Heart; Red Barn Boogie 2; Dear Little Oakie Darling; There's A Picture In My Heart; Fabulous Oklahoma; Hell Bound Train;D.J. Blues; Sweet Memory; Tank Town Boogie; I've Got A Mortgage On Your Heart; Oklahoma Land – 10


SINGLES
Star Talent (1950)
760 Dream Band Boogie / Dilly Dally Doodle - 50
764 When They Raised The UN Flag In South Korea / You've Got A Sweetheart (I've Got Just A Friend) - 50
773 Red Barn Boogie / Dear Little Oakie Darling - 50
Tanner (ca 1951)
502 I've Had A Lifetime To Remember / Texas USA
Caprock
45x100 Fabulous Oklahoma / There's A Picture In My Heart – 12-57 (rev. Dec. 9)
45-102 Hell Bound Train / D.J. Blues – 03-58 (rev. March 31)
45-104 Tank Town Boogie / Sweet Memory – 09-58 (rev. Sept. 22)
45-114 Oklahoma Land / I've Got A Mortgage On Your Heart – 09-59 (rev. Sept. 28)

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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.