SESSION DISCOGRAPHY * ALBUMS DISCOGRAPHY * SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY

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Friday, February 25, 2011

Jimmy, Dorothy, Cliff, Debbie Blakley

By Dick Grant, Al Turner with acknowledgements to John Ingman, Phil Tricker, Adam Komorowski, Richard Weize, Praguefrank
SESSION
ca July 1955 Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Jimmie & Dorothy Blakley (James “Jimmy” Blakley [vcl/steel gt], Dorothy Blakley [vcl/piano], Cliff Blakley [ld gt], Jan Blakley [bass], Jake Arrott [fiddle]. Producer: Norman Petty)
001 ST-2325 YOU LEFT ME WITH THE BLUES Starday 45-200
002 ST-2326 SORRY FOR YOU Starday 45-221
003 ST-2327 TAKE MY HEART Starday 45-200
004 ST-2328 PING PONG Starday 45-221
005 ST-2329 WICHITA WALTZ Starday unissued
ca August 1956 Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Jimmie &/or Dorothy Blakley (James “Jimmy” Blakley [vcl-1/steel gt], Dorothy Blakley [vcl-2/piano], Cliff Blakley [ld gt], Jan Blakley [bass], Jake Arrott [fiddle]. Producer: Norman Petty)
006 ST-582-A/ST-2656 NO ONE BUT YOU -1-2 Starday 45-582
J01 ST-582-B/ST-2657 STANDING IN LINE (FOR YOUR LOVE) -1 45-582
D01 ST-594-A/ST-2658 PIANO BELLS [RAGGIN‘ THE PIANO*] -2- instr.- Starday 45-594 EP-295*
D02 ST-594-B/ST-2659 YODELIN’ IVORY WALTZ [TICKLE THE IVORIES*] -2 45-594 EP-295*
1956 Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Cliff Blakley (Cliff Blakley [vcl/ld gt], Jimmy Blakley [steel gt], Jan Blakley [bass], Jake Arrott [fiddle], Dorothy Blakley [piano]. Producer: Norman Petty)
C01 YOU HAVE MY HEART unissued
C02 I ALWAYS KNEW unissued
ca February 1957 Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Jimmy & Dorothy Blakley (Jimmy Blakley [vcl/steel gt], Dorothy Blakley [vcl/piano], Cliff Blakley [ld gt], Jan Blakley [bass]. Producer: Norman Petty)
007 45-523-A OH SO MANY YEARS Dixie 45-523
ca March 1957 Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Dorothy Blakley (Dorothy Blakley [vcl/piano], Cliff Blakley [ld gt], Jimmy Blakley [steel], Jan Blakley [bass]. Producer: Norman Petty)
D03 45-522-A WALKIN’ AFTER MIDNIGHT Dixie 45-522
ca April 1957 Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Jimmy Blakley (Jimmy Blakley [vcl/steel], Cliff Blakley [ld gt], Jan Blakley [bass], Jake Arnott [fiddle], Dorothy Blakley [piano]. Producer: Norman Petty)
J02 I’M NOT THE MARRYIN’ KIND unissued
possibly recorded at following session
ca April 1957 Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Jimmy Blakley, *& Dorothy Blakley (Jimmy Blakley [vcl-1/steel], Dorothy Blakley [vcl-2/piano], Cliff Blakley [ld gt], Jan Blakley [bass], Jake Arnott [fiddle], Producer: Norman Petty)
J03 ST-2573 RUNAWAY HEART -1 Starday 45-299
008 ST-2574 MAKING BELIEVE YOU’RE MINE* -1-2 Starday 45-318
009 ST-2575 PAIR OF CRAZY HEARTS* -1-2 45-318
010 ST-2576 CRAZY BLUES -1 45-299
ca May 1957 Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Jimmy Blakley (Jimmy Blakley [vcl/steel], Cliff Blakley [ld gt], Jan Blakley [bass], Dorothy Blakley [piano]. Producer: Norman Petty)
J04 45-522-B GONNA FIND ME A BLUBIRD Dixie 45-522/Starday SLP-117
STARDAY SLP-117 COUNTRY MUSIC SPECTACULAR: THE GOLDEN HITS of the FIFTIES (1961)
ca July 1957 Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Jimmy Blakley (Jimmy Blakley [vcl/steel], Cliff Blakley [ld gt], Jan Blakley [bass], Dorothy Blakley [piano]. Producer: Norman Petty)
J05 YW-14994 I’LL ALWAYS BE YOUR FRAULEIN Dixie 45-522/Mercury-Starday MG-20328 Starday SLP-117
J06 YW-14997 LOVESICK BLUES Dixie 45-526/Mercury-Starday MG-20328
J07 YW-14998 ON MY MIND AGAIN Dixie 45-525/MG-20328
MERCURY-STARDAY MG-20328 HILLBILLY HIT PARADE, Vol.2 (1958)
ca April 1957 Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Jimmy Blakley &/or Dorothy Blakley (Jimmy Blakley [vcl-1/steel], Dorothy Blakley [vcl-2/piano], Cliff Blakley [ld gt/rh gt], Jan Blakley [bass], Jake Arnott [fiddle]. Producer: Norman Petty)
D04 YW-14994 I’LL ALWAYS BE YOUR FRAULEIN -2 Dixie 45-525/MG-20328
J08 YW-14999 MY SHOES KEEP WALKIN’ BACK TO YOU -1 45-525/MG-20328
011 YW-15023/ST-2658 TENDER WORDS -1-2 Mercury-Starday 71231/United Artists UAS-6185
012 YW-15024/ST-2657 DEMON IN MY HEART -1-2 Mercury-Starday 71231
J09 MY LOVE IS REAL -2 Dixie 45-525
UNITED ARTISTS UAL-3185/UAS-6185 COUNTRY HITS, Vol.2 (1963)
26 July 1957 Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th St., Clovis, NM - Charlie Phillips (Charlie Phillips [vcl], Buddy Holly [gt/hmy vck], Jack Vaughan [gt], Jimmy Blakely [steel], George Atwood [bass], Jerry Allison [drums]. Producer: Norman Petty)
000 103259 ONE FADED ROSE Coral 9-61908
000 103260 SUGARTIME Coral 9-61908
Coral 9-61908 released 5th November 1957
ca September 1957 Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Cliff Blakley (Cliff Blakley [vcl/ld gt], poss. Jimmy Blakley [rh gt], Jan Blakley [bass], ? [drums], Dorothy Blakley [piano]. Producer: Norman Petty)
C03 ST-2630 WANT TO BE WITH YOU Starday 45-352/Gusto GD-5031x White Label WLP-8840 S-D LP-850 Texas Gold TG-942 Lucky CDLR-804 CDLR-812 Mustang MUST-4 Buffalo Bop Bb-CD-55189
C04 ST-2631 GET READY CHILDREN Starday unissued
C05 ST-2632 Unknown Title unissued
C06 ST-2633 HIGH STEPPIN’ Starday 45-352/White Label WLP-8840 S-D LP-850 Texas Gold TG-932 Buffalo Bop Bb-CD-55189
GUSTO GD-5031X STARDAY-DIXIE ROCKABILLY, Vol.2 (1979); WHITE LABEL WLP-8840 MORE TENNESSEE ROCKIN’ (NED 1982), S-D- LP-850 CHICKEN BOP (GER, 1991); TEXAS GOLD TG-932 THE STARDAY STORY, Vol.2 (NED, 1993); LUCKY CDLR-804 ROCKABILLY GOLD, Vol.4 (UK, 1996); LUCKY CDLR-812 ROCKABILLY GOLD, Vol.12 (UK, 1997); MUSTANG MUST-4 MAD DOG IN TOWN; BUFFALO BOP Bb-CD-55189 HEP CAT ROCKABILLY (GER, 2008)
ca August 1956 Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Jimmy &/or Dorothy Blakley (James “Jimmy” Blakley [vcl-1/steel gt], Dorothy Blakley [vcl-2/piano], Cliff Blakley [ld gt], Jan Blakley [bass], Jake Arrott [fiddle]. Producer: Norman Petty)
013 ST-582-A/ST-2656 NO ONE BUT YOU -1-2 Starday 45-582
J10 ST-582-B/ST-2657 STANDING IN LINE (FOR YOUR LOVE) -1 45-582
D05 ST-594-A/ST-2658 PIANO BELLS [RAGGIN‘ THE PIANO*] -2- instr.- Starday 45-594 EP-295*
D06 ST-594-B/ST-2660 YODELIN’ IVORY WALTZ [TICKLE THE IVORIES*] -2 45-594 EP-295*
ca October 1957 Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Dorothy,* & Jimmy Blakley (Jimmy Blakley [vcl-1/steel], Dorothy Blakley [vcl-2/piano-3], Cliff Blakley [ld gt], Jan Blakley [bass], Jake Arnott [fiddle], Producer: Norman Petty)
D07 ST-2655/EP-346-B RAGTIME PIANO POLKA -3 –instr.- Starday 45-346 45-357
014 ST-2659 SLOWPOKE RAG* -1-2 Starday 45-357
ca March 1958 Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Cliff Blakley (Cliff Blakley [vcl/ld gt], poss. Jimmy Blakley [rh gt], Jan Blakley [bass], ? [drums], Dorothy Blakley [piano]. Producer: Norman Petty)
C07 ST-2731 GET OFF MY TOE Starday 45-369/Gusto GD-5017X Texas Gold TG-931 White Label WLP-8840
C08 ST-2732 I’M NOT GOING STEADY ANYMORE Starday 45-369/White Label WLP-8840
GUSTO GD-5017X STARDAY-DIXIE, Vol.1 (1979); TEXAS GOLD TG-931 THE STARDAY STORY, Vol.1 (NED, 1993)
February 1959 [demo session] Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Cliff Blakley (Cliff Blakley [vcl/ld gt], Jimmy Blakley [steel], Jan Blakley [bass], Dorothy Blakley [piano]. Producer: Norman Petty)
C0801 unknown title
C0802 unknown title
C0803 unknown title
C0804 unknown title
27 November 1960 [demo session] Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Jimmy Blakley (James “Jimmy” Blakley [vcl/steel gt], Dorothy Blakley [piano]. Producer: Norman Petty)
J1001 HAYRIDE RAG unissued
J1002 OPRY RAG unissued
J1003 WITCHITA WALTZ unissued
J1004 unknown title unissued
15 January 1961 [demo session] Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Dorothy Blakley (Dorothy Blakley [vcl/piano], Jimmy Blakley [steel]. Producer: Norman Petty)
D0701 CHERRY SUNDAE unissued
D0702 LOVER’S LAMENT unissued
D0703 SWEETHEART’S SERENADE unissued
1961 Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Jimmy Blakley & His Western Swing Band (Jimmy Blakley [vcl/steel], Dorothy Blakley [hmny vcl-1/piano], poss. Cliff Blakley [ld gt-2], ? [rh gt], poss. Jan Blakley [bass]. Producer: Norman Petty)
J11 1436 HONKY TONK PRINCESS -1-2 D 1175 UA-334/D LP-7003 UAS-6159 BCD-15835
J12 1437 ISLAND PARADISE D 1175 UA-334/ BCD-15835
D LP-7003 THE BEST OF D RECORDS (1961); UNITED ARTISTS UAL-3159/UAS-6159 COUNTRY HITS (1961); BEAR FAMILY BCD-15835 “THE COMPLETE ‘D’ SINGLES COLLECTION, Vol.4 (GER)
24 September 1961 [demo session} Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Jimmy Blakley (Jimmy Blakley [vcl/steel], Dorothy Blakley [piano]. Producer: Norman Petty)
J1201 IN OLD ABILENE unissued
J1202 WHEN THE NEON LIGHTS GO ON unissued
J1203 unknown title
J1204 unknown title
ca January 1962 Nor-Va-Jak Studio, 1313 West 7th Street, Clovis, NM – Jimmy Blakley & His Western Swing Band (Jimmy Blakley [vcl/steel], Dorothy Blakley [piano] + unknown title. Producer: Norman Petty)
J13 ZTSP-69582 THE PLACE IS NOT THE SAME United Artists UA-412
J14 ZTSP-69583 NUMBER ONE LOVE UA-412
ca October 1962 Roswell, NM – Debbie Blakley (Producer: A.J.Blakley)
B01 N8OW-0303 TELL BILLY Darsa #130
B02 N8OW-0304 TEEN TWISTIN’ TOMMY #130
ca May 1963 Roswell, NM – Cliff Blakley (Producer: A. J. Blakley)
C09 P4KB-7759 KEY TO HAPPINESS Darsa #131
C10 P4KB-7760 BE MINE AGAIN #131
1960s Roswell, NM – Dorothy & Jimmy Blakley
unknown tracks for unknown Darsa album
1964 unknown – Jimmy Blakley with Fred Bouvier & Charlie (Producer: Jimmy Blakley)
J15 RK4M-3658 JINGLE BELLS [without calls] Magic 1003
J16 RK4M-3659 JINGLE BELLS [with calls] Magic 1003
1965 Roswell, NM – Cliff Blakley (Cliff Blakley[vcl/ld gt], ? [rh gt], Jimmy Blakley [steel], Jan Blakley [bass],? [drums], Dorothy Blakley [piano])
C11 1732 I’M JUST A MAN LIKE DADDY D 1308/Bear Family BCD-15837
C12 1733 STAY WITH ME 1308/BCD-15837
BEAR FAMILY BCD-15837 THE COMPLETE ‘D’ SINGLES COLLECTION, Vol.6 (GER, 2005)
1965 Roswell, NM – Cliff Blakley (Cliff Blakley[vcl/ld gt], Jan Blakley [rh gt], Jimmy Blakley [steel/bck vcl], ? [bass] +,? [drums], Dorothy Blakley [piano/bck vcl])
C13 1738 SOMETIMES (THIS IS OUR HEAVEN) D 1311/BCD-15837
C14 1739 SHE’S SO SATISFIED D 1311/BCD-15837
ca January 1974 poss. Lubbock, TX – Jimmy Blakley (Producer: Jimmy Blakley)
J17 H-22977/3065A A TRIBUTE TO TEX RITTER P.R.International 1001 Zak-Tone 3065 Gateway North 276
J18 H-22977/3065B HER HOUSE P.R.International 1001 3065
J19 AROUND THE NEXT BEND Gateway North 276
ca 1974 unknown – Debbie Blakley & Salt River
B03 LH-13475 BECAUSE YOU MAKE ME CRY P.R.International 1002
B04 LH-13476 NEW WOMAN 1002
unknown info (prob. mid 1950s) - Dorothy Blakley
D91 PIANO ROLL WALTZ unissued

ALBUMS
Darsa
– unknown info - 60s

SINGLES
Starday
45-200 Take My Heart / You Left Me With The Blues – 08-55 Jimmy & Dorothy
45-221 Ping-Pong / Sorry For You – 02-56 Jimmy & Dorothy (rev. Feb. 25)
Starday (custom) (1956)
45-582 No One But You / Standing In Line (For Your Love) - 08-56 Jimmy & Dorothy
45-594 Piano Bells / Yodelin‘ Ivory Waltz - 09-56 Dorothy
Starday (1957)
45-299 Crazy Blues / Runaway Heart – 06-57 Jim
45-318 Making Believe You‘re Mine / Pair Of Crazy Hearts – 08-57 Jimmy & Dorothy
71231 Tender Words / Demon In My Heart – 07-11-57 released on Mercury-Starday Jimmy & Dorothy
45-352 High Steppin / I Want To Be With You - 58 Cliff
45-357 Piano Polka / Slowpoke Rag* – 03-58 Dorothy, *& Jimmy (rev. April 14)
45-369 Get Off My Toe / Not Going Steady Anymore – 08-58 Cliff
Dixie (1958)
45-526 Tangled Mind; Holiday For Love; I Thought I Heard You Call My Name / Geisha Girl; My Arms Are A House; Lovesick Blues* – 58 uncredited artists, * Jimmy
D (1961)
1175 Island Paradise / Honky Tonk Princess – 61 Jimmy (reissued on United Artists UA-334 in June 1961)
United Artists (1962)
UA 412 The Place Is Not The Same / Number One Love – 02-62 Jimmy
Darsa (1962)
130 Tell Billy / Teen Twistin‘ Tommy – 10-62 Debbie (rev. oct. 13)
131 Key To Happiness / Be Mine Again – 06-63 Cliff (rev. July 6, 1963)
Magic (1964)
1003 Jingle Bells [without calls] / Jingle Bells [with calls] - 64 Jimmy w. Fred Bouvier & Charlie
D
1308 I’m Just A Man Like Daddy / Stay With Me – 65 Cliff
1311 Sometimes (This Is Our Heaven) / She’s So Satisfied – 65 Cliff
PR International (1974)
45-1001 Tribute To Tex Ritter / Her House – 74 Jimmy
45-1002 Because You Make Me Cry / New Woman – 74 Debbie
Gateway North
276 Tribute To Tex Ritter / Around The Next Bend - Jimmy

Lynn Bailey

*18-04-1942 Indianopolis, INBy PraguefrankSESSIONS


1975 unknown – Lynn Bailey
001 LITTLE LIGHT SHINES Fraternity 3376
002 LOVE, PEACE AND MUSIC Fraternity 3376
003 ORANGE IN A BAG 3379
004 IVORY TOWER 3379
1976 unknown – Lynn Bailey
005 JIMMY 3389
006 MAMA, DON'T BE BLUE 3389
1977 unknown – Lynn Bailey
007 MESSIN' 3396
008 LETTERS 3396
1978 unknown – Lynn Bailey (Producer: Shad O'Shea)
009 THIS WORLD (WAS MEANT FOR LOVERS JUST LIKE YOU AND ME) 3415
010 TUPELO TRAVELIN' SHOW 3415
early 1980 unknown – Lynn Bailey (Producer: Shad O'Shea)
011 CHEATER FEVER Wartrace 613
012 SWEET TALK Wartrace 613
1981 unknown – Lynn Bailey
013 I ONLY WANT TO BE WITH YOU F + L 505
014 LOOKING FOR A LASTING LOVE F + L 505
Lynn Bailey recorded after 1981, some info in albums list

ALBUMS
Lynn Bailey ATS072401 Across The Sea:
Come As You Are; Across the Sea; My Soul Is Quiet; Something More; You Know Me; Let the Healing Begin; The Wind and the Waves; Childish Things; You Are Strong; Happy in You - 01

SINGLES
Fraternity (1975-78)
3376 Little Light Shines / Love, Peace And Music - 75
3379 Orange In A Bag / Ivory Tower - 75
3389 Jimmy / Mama, Don't Be Blue - 76
3396 Messin' / Letters - 77
3415 Tupelo Travelin' Show / This World (Was Meant For Lovers Just Like You And Me) - 78
Wartrace (1980)
W 613 Cheater Fever / Sweet Talk - 03-80
F + L (1981)
505 I Only Want To Be With You / Looking For A Lasting Love
 

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.