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Friday, December 16, 2011

Lee Emerson




Lee Emerson Bellamy, *21-09-1927 Billings, MT, +02-02-1978
2nd version
By Richard Weize, Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS

1953 or 1954 poss. Cody, WY – Lee Emerson as Lee Smith and The Western Gadabouts
001 I HATE TO SAY GOODNITE Wagon Wheel 45-10001/BCD 16526
002 FOREVER ALONE  Wagon Wheel 45-10001/ BCD 16526
23 June 1955 [14:00-17:00] Bradley Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville,  TN  - Lee Emerson (Lee Emerson [vcl/gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Sammy Pruett [gt], Shot Jackson [steel], Junior Huskey [bass], Tommy Vaden [fiddle]. Producer: Don Law)
003 CO 53585/NASH 1985/ZSP-36585 YOU CALL THAT WAITIN‘ 4-21435/BCD 16526
004 CO 53586/NASH 1986/ZSP-36586 THANK YOU MY DARLING 4-21487/ BCD 16526
005 CO 53587/NASH 1987/ZSP-36587 SO LITTLE TIME 4-21487/ BCD 16526
006 CO 53588/NASH 1988/ZSP-36588 A PAIR OF BROKEN HEARTS 4-21435/ BCD 16526
1 April 1956 [10:00-14:00] Music City Recording, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Lee Emerson, * and Marty Robbins (Lee Emerson [vcl/gt], Marty Robbins [vcl*], Grady Martin [gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Bob Foster [steel], Ernie Newton [bass], Buddy Harman [drums]. Producer: Don Law)
007 CO 55831/OB 1097/JZSP-38255 I’M GONNA RISE AND SHINE TONIGHT unissued/BCD 16526
008 CO 55832/OB 1098/JZSP-38256 I CRIED LIKE A BABY 4-40868/ BCD 16526
009 CO 55833/OB 1099/JZSP-38257 I'LL KNOW YOU'RE GONE* 4-21525/ BCD 16526
010 CO 55834/OB 1100/JZSP-38258 HOW LONG WILL IT BE* 4-21525/ BCD 16526
4 September 1956 [14:00-17:00] Music City Recording, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Lee Emerson, *and Marty Robbins (Lee Emerson [vcl/gt], Marty Robbins [vcl*],Grady Martin [gt], Joe Vincent [steel], Lightnin Chance [bass], Tommy Jackson [fiddle], Grover Lavender [fiddle]. Producer: Don Law)
011 CO 56865/OB 1169/JZSP-39190 WHERE D'JA GO* 4-40868/ BCD 16526
012 CO 56866/OB 1170/JZSP-39191 I THOUGHT I HEARD YOU CALLING MY NAME 4-21570/ BCD 16526
013 CO 56867/OB 1171/JZSP-39192 IT‘S SO EASY FOR YOU TO BE MEAN 4-21570/ BCD 16526
014 CO 56868/OB 1172/JZSP-39193 YOU DON‘T KNOW unissued/ BCD 16526
19 June 1957 [19:30-23:00] Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Lee Emerson (Lee Emerson [vcl/gt], Hillous Butrum [gt], Jack Pruett [gt],  Joseph Wright [gt], Grady martin [bass],  Louis Dunn [drums], Floyd Cramer [piano]. Producer: Don Law)
015 CO 58452/OB 1381/JZSP-41862 START ALL OVER 4-40985/ BCD 16526
016 CO 58453/OB 1382/JZSP-41863 CATCH THAT TRAIN 4-41046/ BCD 16526
017 CO 58454/OB 1383/JZSP-41864 DO YOU THINK 4-40985/ BCD 16526
018 CO 58455/OB 1384/JZSP-41865 WHAT A NIGHT 4-41046/ BCD 16526
ca March or April 1961 Nashville, TN – Lee Emerson as by Heywood Jenkins
019 YW-21113-1 YOU CAN’T HEAR ME  Mercury 71855/BCD 16526 [take-4] unissued BCD 16526
020 YW-21114 LOVER BOY unissued/BCD 16526
021 YW-21115 TOTALIN’ TIME  71855/BCD 16526
1960s [demo sessions] unknown – Lee Emerson
02101 TEN THOUSAND CRYING TOVELS  BCD 16526
02102 I’VE THOUGHT OF LEAVING TOO    BCD 16526
02103 BEN-JA-MIN FRANKLIN  BCD 16526
02104 I‘M GONNA GO IN HIDING  BCD 16526
02105 I’M KEEPING IT TO MYSELF BCD 16526
02106 HOSSY RIDING POLICE  BCD 16526
02107 TRUCK STOP CUTIE  BCD 16526
02108 THIRTY BLOCKS ACROSS THE SKY  BCD 16526
1970s [demo sessions] unknown – Lee Emerson
02109 WAITING IN THE SHADOWS LATE AT NIGHT BCD 16526
02110 AIN’T IT FUNNY HOW STRIPER CAN TURN LOVE OFF BCD 16526
02111 SINNER’S CORNER BCD 16526
02112 DREAMS ALWAYS LIE   BCD 16526
1976 Sugar Hill Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX – Lee Emerson (Producers: Huey P. Meaux, Mickey Moody)
022 711-2461 GOSPEL TRUTH (LIKE IT IS) Plantation PL-134
1976 Sugar Hill Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX – Lee Emerson (Producers: Huey P. Meaux, Mickey Moody)
023 711-2497 LET ME BE THE FIRST TO KNOW Plantation PL-134

ALBUMS
Bear Family [GER] BCD-16526 It’s So Easy For Me To Be Mean:
It's So Easy For You To Be Mean; I Cried Like A Baby; Where D'ja Go?; You Call That Waitin'?; I'm Gonna Rise And Shine Tonight; I'll Know You're Gone; Thank You My Darlin'; So Little Time; A Pair Of Broken Hearts; You Don't Know; How Long Will It Be; What A Night; Start All Over; Catch That Train; I Thought I Heard You Calling My Name; Do You Think; I Hate To Say Goodnight; Forever Alone; You Caon't Hear Me; Lover Boy; Totalin' Time; You Can't Hear Me; Gospel Truth (Like It' Tis); Ten Thousand Crying Towels; I've Thought Of Leaving Too; Ben-Ja-Min Franklin; I'm Gonna Go In Hiding; I'm Keeping It To Myself; Hossy Riding Police; Truck Stop Cutie; Thirty Blocks Across The City; Waiting In The Shadows Late At Night; Ain't It Funny How Stripes Can Turn Love Off; Sinner's Corner; Dreams Always Lie – 29-08-11


SINGLES
Wagon Wheel (ca 1953)
A/45-10001 I Hate To Say Goodnite / Forever Alone
Columbia (1955-57)
4-21435 You Call That Waitin' / A Pair Of Broken Hearts - 08-55 (rev. Aug. 13)
4-21487 Thank You My Darling / So Little Time – 01-56
4-21525 I'll Know Youre Gone / How Long Will It Be - 19-06-56 w. Marty Robbins
4-21570 I Thought I Heard You Callin' My Name / It's So Easy For You To Be Mean - 11-56 (rev. Dec. 1)
4-40868-c I Cried Like A Baby / (Marty Robbins:) Where D'Ja Go? – 11-03-57 (rev. March 30)
4-40985-c Do You Think? / Start All Over – 05-08-57
4-41046-c Catch That Train / What A Night – 11-11-57
Mercury (19631) as Heywood Jenkins
71855 You Can’t Hear Me /  Totalin’ Time  - 61
Plantation (1976)
PL-134 Gospel Truth (Like It Is) / Let Me Be The First To Know - 76
 

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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.