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Friday, August 19, 2011

Turner Brothers

2nd version
l Turner with acknowledgements to Dave Sax, Richard Weize, Michel Ruppli, John Burton, Dick Grant, Bill Daniels, Mario Manciotti & Praguefrank
The above DISCOGRAPHY ORIGINALLY appeared in THE HILLBILLY RESEARCHER #8 - 1990.
SESSIONS
Spring 1947 E. T. Herzog Recording Studio, 811 Race St., Cincinnati, OH – Turner Brothers (Ulysses Red Turner [vcl], Monroe Lige Turner [vcl],Roy Lanham [gt] + unknown musicians)
001 H-101 THE LEAF OF LOVE Radio Artists 202 Imperial 45-8076/CCD-326
002 H-102 CORENE CORENA Radio Artists 203/CCD-326
003 H-103 KENTUCKY Radio Artists 201/CCD-326
004 H-104 COULD YOU TAKE ME BACK 204 Imperial 45-8075/CCD-326
005 H-105 GOD’S OWN LITTLE LAMB 202/CCD-326
006 H-106 ARE YOU LIVING FOR JESUS 203
007 H-107 I’LL FLY AWAY Radio Artists unissued/Imperial 45-8076
008 H-108 A MOTHER’S LOVE Radio Artists 201/CCD-326
1947 poss. E. T. Herzog Recording Studio, 811 Race St., Cincinnati, OH – Turner Brothers (Ulysses Red Turner [vcl], Monroe Lige Turner [vcl],Roy Lanham [gt],
009 H-145 ALL NIGHT LONG 204 Imperial 45-8075/CCD-326
010 +KNEEL AT THE CROSS Radio Artists unissued/Imperial 45-8076
+probably from this session, more tracks possibly recorded
ca. September 1947 E. T. Herzog Recording Studio, 811 Race St., Cincinnati, OH - Turner Brothers (Ulysses Red Turner [vcl], Monroe Lige Turner [vcl] + unknown musicians)
011 973 WHEN THE FIRE COMES DOWN Mercury 6056/CCD-326
012 974 RAINBOW IN THE SKY 6056/CCD-326
013 975 TO BE OR NOT TO BE 6089/CCD-326
014 976 GOD‘S RIVER OF BLESSING 6089
January 1948 E. T. Herzog Recording Studio, 811 Race St., Cincinnati, OH - Turner Brothers (Red & Lige) (Ulysses Red Turner [vcl], Monroe Lige Turner [vcl] + unknown musicians)
015 1685/N-129 YOU‘LL CRY FOR ME 6059/CCD-326
016 1686/N-130 YOU ASK ME WHY I‘M CRYIN‘ 6134/CCD-326
017 1687/N-131 I‘LL LIVE MY LIFE FOR YOU 6059/CCD-326
018 1688/N-132 WHY DID YOU LEAVE ME? 6184/CCD-326
019 1689/N-133 SOMETHING‘S WRONG 6134/CCD-326
020 1690/N-134 IT‘S BETTER TO BE ALONE 6184/CCD-326
021 1691/N-135 I TRADED MY HEART FOR A MEMORY unissued
022 1692/N-136 IT‘S GOODBYE unissued
ca. Mid 1948 E. T. Herzog Recording Studio, 811 Race St., Cincinnati, OH - Turner Brothers (Red & Lige) (Ulysses Red Turner [vcl], Monroe Lige Turner [vcl] + unknown musicians)
023 H 183 THE FALLEN LEAF WALTZ [THE FALLEN TREE WALTZ*] Radio Artists 234 Imperial 45-8071*
024 H 184 BOOG-BOOG-BOOGIE Radio Artists 234 Imperial 45-8071/CCD-326
025 H-185? WHEN WE ALL SINGS AROUND THE THRONE 235
026 H-186 MATTHEW TWENTY FOUR 245/CCD-326
027 H-187 PRECIOUS MEMORIES 245/CCD-326
028 H 188 HONKY TONK MAMA Radio Artists 243/CCD-326
029 H-189 BEAUTIFUL ROSE 243/CCD-326
030 H-190 WHEN THE HARVEST DAYS ARE OVER* 235
*issued as by Red & Lige
10 November 1954 E. T. Herzog Recording Studio, 811 Race St., Cincinnati, OH - Turner Brothers (Zeke Turner [vcl/gt], Ulysses Red Turner [vcl] + Byron P. Yelton [bass], Elmer Jack Volks [drums], Clifford Lash [piano])
031 E4-LB-5981 GET YOUR DAD BURN FINGERS OFF ME „X“ 4X-0085/CCD-326
032 E4-LB-5982 A LITTLE FELLER LIKE MINE* „X“ 4X-0121/CCD-326
033 E4-LB-5983 DON’T FETCH IT* „X“ 4X-0121/CCD-326
034 E4-LB-5984 THE WORLD WOULD BE A BETTER PLACE IF IT WAS A FARM „X“ 4X-0085/CCD-326
*released as by Kentucky Boys,** as by Zeke And Red

ALBUMS
Cattle Compact [GER] CCD-326 Turner Brothers/Kentucky Boys - Honky Tonk Mama: Honky Tonk Mama; You’ll Cry For Me; When The Fire Comes Down; A Mother’s Love; It’s Better To be Alone; Matthew Twnety-Four; Corene Corena; Siomething’s wring; Could You Take Me Back; You Ask Me Why I’m Crying; Rainbow In The ky; Why Did You Leave Me?; All Night Long; Precious Memories; I’ll Live My Life For You; To Be Or Not To Be; The Fallen Leaf Waltz; Kentucky; Boog Boog Boogie; Beautiful Rose; God’s Own Little Lamb; The Leaf Of Love; Get Your Dad Burn Fingers Off Me; A Little Feller Like Mine; Don’t Fetch It; The World Would Be A Better Place If It Was A Farm - 06

SINGLES
Radio Artists (1947)
201 A Mother’s Love / Kentucky – 24-05-47
203 Corene Corena / Are You Living For Jesus – 24-05-47 (rev. May 31)
204 Could You Take Me Back / All Night Long – 31-05-47 (reissued on Imperial 45-8075 in January 1950)
202 God’s Own Little Lamb / The Leaf Of Love – 20-12-47 (rev. Dec. 20)
45-8076 Kneel At The Cross / I’ll Fly Away – 01-50
Mercury (1947-48)
6056 When The Fire Comes Down / Rainbow In The Sky – 01-10-47
6059 You’ll Cry For Me / I‘ll Live My Life For You – 01-10-47 (re-released 15-06-48)
6089 To Be Or Not To Be / God?S River Of Blessing - 07-02-48
6134 You Ask Me Why I‘m Cryin? / Something’s Wrong – 18-09-48 (rev. Oct. 1)
6184 Why Did You Leave Me? / It‘s Better To Be Alone – 09-04-49
Radio Artists (1948)
234 Boog-Boog-Boogie / The Fallen Trees Waltz – 25-09-48 (rev.Oct. 30, reissued on Imperial 45-8071}
235 When We All Sing Around The Throne / [Red & Lige:] When Harvest days Are Over – 25-09-48
243 Honky Tonk Mama / Beautiful Rose – 19-02-49
245 Matthew Twenty Four / Precious Memories - 49
„X“ (1954)
4X-0085 Get Your Dad Burn Fingers Off Me / The World Would Be A Better Place If It Was A Farm – 55 as by Zeke and Red
4X-0232 A Little Feller Like Mine / Don’t Fetch I – 55 as by Kentucky Boys


Chris McKay

By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
1989 Nashville, TN – Kris McKay (Producer: Barry Beckett)
001 ONE MOMENT TO ANOTHER Arista AR-8586
002 ANY SINGLE SOLITARY HEART Arista AR-8586
003 BIGGER THE LOVE Arista AR-8586
004 IF EVER YOU NEED ME Arista AR-8586
005 ALL THIS TIME Arista AR-8586
006 COULD TALKING BE LIKE DANCING Arista AR-8586
007 WILD PLACES Arista AR-8586
008 TOO COOL Arista AR-8586
009 FOOL THAT I AM Arista AR-8586
010 DON'T EXPLAIN Arista AR-8586
1996 Pedernales Studio, Spicewood, TX/The Congress House Studio, Austin, TX – Kris McKay (Mark Hallman [vcl/el gt/harmonica/Hammond B-3 organ/keyboards/bass/tabla/ tambourine/programming], Rich Brotherton [ac gt/bck vcl], Bradley Kopp [ac/el/slide gt], Tom Freund [ac/el gt], Rich Brotherton [ac gt/bck vcl], Greg Leisz [el gt/steel], Scott Garber/Glenn Fukunaga [bass], Tommy Taylor/Chris Seales [drums], Shane Madden [violin],Michael Ramos [accordion/piano/Hammond B-3 organ], Bukka Allen [piano], Kelly Willis, Bruce Robinson, Matthew Sweet, Iain Matthews [bck vcl]. Producer: Mark Hallman)
011 SAVE IT FOR LATER Shanachie CD-8020
012 TESTING 1-2-3 Shanachie CD-8020
013 TEAR-STAINED EYE Shanachie CD-8020
014 HOW COOL Shanachie CD-8020
015 WEAKNESS IN ME Shanachie CD-8020
016 THINGS THAT SHOW Shanachie CD-8020
017 BABY YOU SCARE ME Shanachie CD-8020
018 RIGHT NOW Shanachie CD-8020
019 SWINGING DOOR Shanachie CD-8020
020 HITCHHIKER Shanachie CD-8020
021 LOOSE DIAMOND Shanachie CD-8020


ALBUMS
Arista AR-8536 What Love Endures: One Moment To Another; Any Single Solitary Heart; Bigger The Love; If Ever You Need Me; All This Time; Could Talking Be Like Dancing; Wild Places; Too Cool; Fool That I Am; Don't Explain – 17-04-90
Shanachie CD-8020 Things That Show: Save It For Later; Testing 1-2-3; Tear-Stained Eye; How Cool; Weakness In Me; Things That Show; Baby You Scare Me; Right Now; Swinging Door; Hitchhiker; Loose Diamond – 18-06-96

Don Sowards

By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
Mid 1961 unknown – Don Sowards
001 5999 GONNA GET TOUGH Rena 2004
002 6000 SOMEONE LOVES ME YET Rena 2004
003 PORT FOR ME Rena 2005
004 VOICE FROM THE DARKNESS Rena 2005
1960s unknown – Don Sowards & Laurel Mountain Boys
005 NELLIE JOE Laurel 1084
006 I LOVE YOU YES I DO Laurel 1084
1970s unknown – Don Sowards & Laurel Mountain Boys
007 PICKIN' IN THE LAUREL Starr SF-11206
008 A SMILE CAN'T HIDE Starr SF-11206
009 HE RODE ALL THE WAY TO TEXAS Starr SF 318
010 FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN Starr SF 318
1972 Lemco Sound Studio, Lexington, KY – Laurel Mountain Boys (Don Sowards [vcl/mandolin], John Dunaway [vcl/ld gt], Kevin Coll [vcl/banjo], Ray Norris [bass], Dewey Thacker [fiddle])
011 SOMETIME, SOMEWHERE Lemco LEM 055
012 TOOK ME AFTER DARK Lemco 114/LEM 055
013 DON'T TURN YOUR CHARMS ON ME Lemco LEM 055
014 NORTHFIELD EXPRESS Lemco 114/LEM 055
015 LONELY MOUNTAIN SWEETHEART Lemco LEM 055
016 NELLIE JO Lemco LEM 055
017 GEE LITTLE GIRL Lemco LEM 055
018 IT'S A LONG WAY BACK Lemco LEM 055
019 ROCK CREEK Lemco LEM 055
020 EVEN MORE Lemco LEM 055
021 I LOVE YOU YES I DO Lemco LEM 055
022 SINCE YOU WENT AWAY Lemco LEM 055
1978 unknown – Laurel Mountain Boys (John Green [ld vcl/gt], Don Sowards [vcl/mandolin], Mark Alan Sowards [vcl/banjo], Danny Milhon [dobro], Mike Smith [bass])
023 LONG BLACK BEAUTY Old Homesetad OHS-90096
024 I CALL HER SUNSHINE Old Homesetad OHS-90096
025 THE SOUTH'S GONNA DO IT AGAIN Old Homesetad OHS-90096
026 HE RODE ALL THE WAY TO TEXAS Old Homesetad OHS-90096
027 CRY OF THE WIND Old Homesetad OHS-90096
028 LIVING FREE AND EASY Old Homesetad OHS-90096
029 ALL I CAN TODAY Old Homesetad OHS-90096
030 DANGEROUS DAN Old Homesetad OHS-90096
031 GARDENS AND MEMORIES Old Homesetad OHS-90096
032 FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN Old Homesetad OHS-90096
033 ALL THAT JAZZ Old Homesetad OHS-90096
034 FLYIN' FINGERS Old Homesetad OHS-90096
035 I WISH YOU WAS SOMEONE I LOVED Old Homesetad OHS-90096
036 MEDALS FOR MOTHER Old Homesetad OHS-90096
ca 1979 unknown – Laurel Mountain Boys (John Green [ld vcl/gt], Don Sowards [vcl/mandolin], Mark Alan Sowards [vcl/banjo], Danny Milhon [dobro], Mike Smith [bass])
unknown tracks for OHS-90126
1980 unknown – Don Sowards & Laurel Mountain Boys
050 FOREVER ONE DAY AT A TIME Leather LBG-7710
051 SONG FOR LIFE Leather LBG-7710
052 RAMBLIN' SHOWBOAT GAMBLER Leather LBG-7710
053 BLUE SUMMER SONG Leather LBG-7710
054 WHILE I'M GONE Leather LBG-7710
055 SOMEONE IS LOOKING FOR SOMEONE Leather LBG-7710
056 CAROLINA SUNSHINE Leather LBG-7710
057 THIS IS MY YEAR FOR MEXICO Leather LBG-7710
058 MIDNIGHT LONELINESS Leather LBG-7710
059 MARY'S NOT THE MARY THAT I KNEW Leather LBG-7710
060 SANDCASTLES Leather LBG-7710
061 I'M HEAD OVER HEELS IN LOVE Leather LBG-7710
1981 unknown – Don Sowards & Laurel Mountain Boys
062 I CALLED HER SUNSHINE Apex 45
063 I'LL TAKE THE BLAME Apex 45


ALBUMS
Lemco LEM-055 Sometime, Somewhere: Sometime, Somewhere; To Me After Dark; Don't Turn Your Charms On Me; Northfield Express; Lonely Mountain Sweetheart; Nellie Jo; Gee Little Girl; It's A Long Way Back; Rock Creek; Even More; I Love You Yes I Do; Since You Went Away – 76
Old Homestead OHS-90096 Long Black Beauty: Long Black Beauty; I Call Her Sunshine; The South's Gonna Do It Again; He Rode All The Way To Texas; Cry Of The Wind; Living Free And Easy; All I Can Today; Dangerous Dan; Gardens And Memories; Fire On The Mountain; All That Jazz; Flyin' Fingers; I Wish You Was Someone I Loved; Medals For Mother – 78
Old Homestead OHS-90126 Laurel Mountain Boys: (tracks unknown) - 80
Leather LBG-7710 Carolina Sunshine: Forever One Day At A Time; Song For Life; Ramblin' Showboat Gambler; Blue Summer Song; While I'm Gone; Someone Is Looking For Someone; Carolina Sunshine; This Is My Year For Mexico; Midnight Loneliness; Mary's Not The Mary That I Knew; Sandcastles; I'm Head Over Heels In Love - 80


SINGLES
Rena (1961)
2004 Gonna Get Tough / Someone Loves Me Yet – 08-61 (rev. Aug. 7, 1961)
2005 Port For Me / Voice From The Darkness - 61
Laurel (mid 60's)
1084 Nellie Joe / I Love You Yes I Do
Starr (unknown)
SF-11206 Pickin' In The Laurel / A Smile Can't Hide
SF-318 He Rode All The Way To Texas / Fire On The Mountain
Lemco (1972)
114 Northfield Express / Took Me After Dark - 72
Apex (1981)
45 I Called Her Sunshine / I'll Take The Blame - 81


Cecil Bowman




*Alvin, TX, 
by Praguefrank
SESSIONS
October 1957 poss. Gold Star Recording Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX - Cecil Bowman
001 ST-2683 unknown title
002 ST-2684 TOO LATE Starday 45-336
003 ST-2685 unknown title
004 ST-2686 BLUES AROUND MY DOOR 45-336
ca January 1959 poss. Gold Star Recording Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX - Cecil Bowman (Producer: Pappy Daily)
005 1098 MAN AWAITIN' D 1048/BCD 15832
006 1099 JUSTICE OF LOVE D 1048/BCD 15832
ca May 1959 poss. Gold Star Recording Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX - Cecil Bowman (Producer: Pappy Daily)
007 COTTON D 1085/BCD 15833
008 COURSE OF WINE D 1085/BCD 15833
ca September 1959 poss. Gold Star Recording Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX - Cecil Bowman (Producer: Pappy Daily)
009 1244 SWEET CAKES AND KISSES D 1110/BCD 15833
010 1245 TEA LEAVES DON'T LIE D 1110/BCD 15833
ca March 1960 poss. Gold Star Recording Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX - Cecil Bowman (Producer: Pappy Daily)
011 MOST BEAUTIFUL 1145/BCD 15834
012 WHISPERING LIPS 1145/BCD 15834
ca May 1961 poss. Gold Star Recording Studio, 5626 Brock St., Houston, TX - Cecil Bowman (Producer: Pappy Daily)
013 LAY YOUR HOE DOWN 1205/BCD 15835
014 THIS WORLD WILL BE SO LONELY 1205/BCD 15835


SINGLES
Starday (1957)
45-336 Blues Around My Door / Too Late – 01-58
D (1959-61)
1048 Justice Of Love / Man Awaitin' – 10-02-59
1085 Course Of Wine / Cotton – 10-07-59
1110 Sweet Cakes And Kisses / Tea Leaves Don't Lie – 21-10-59 (rev. Feb. 8)
1145 Whispering Lips / Most Beautiful – 20-05-60
1205 Lay Your Hoe Down / This World Will Be So Lonely – 14-07-61

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.