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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Miller Brothers



2nd version
By Dick Grant, Al Turner, Phil Tricker, Kevin Coffey, Dave Sax, Lillies Ohlsson, Mario Manciotti, Steve Hathaway
SESSIONS


unknown date Ultra-Tone Bropadcasting Corp., Dallas, TX - Miller Brothers Orchestra (Jay Starnes [vcl-1], ? [vcl -2], Sam Gibbs [gt], Nat Gibbs [bass], Bob Steed [drums], Leon Gibbs [fiddle], Pauline Fulcher [piano], Lee Cochran [trumpet], Forrest Fulcher [sax], Clyde Smith [sax])
001 SHADOWS ON MY MEMORIES -1 Delta DR-101/Krazy Kat KKCD-11 BACM CD D 468
002 WEDNESDAY NIGHT WALTZ -instr.- DR-102/ BACM CD D 468
003 MY BABY’S GONE [MY BABY GIRL*] -1 Delta DR-103/ BACM CD D 468*
004 SHANTY TOWN -2 DR-104/Krazy Kat KKCD-24 BACM CD D 468
unknown date Wichita Falls, TX - Miller Brothers Orchestra (Jay Starnes [vcl-1], Sam Gibbs [gt], Nat Gibbs [bass], Bob Steed [drums], Leon Gibbs [vcl -2/fiddle], Pauline Fulcher [piano], Lee Cochran [trumpet], Forrest Fulcher [sax], Clyde Smith [sax])
005 MARCHETA Delta 201/ BACM CD D 468
006 YOU’LL REGRET SOMEDAY -1 201/ BACM CD D 468
007 MILLER’S BOOGIE -instr- Delta 202/Krazy Kat KKCD-24 BACM CD D 468
008 IDA RED -2 202/ BACM CD D 468
unknown date Wichita Falls, TX - Miller Brothers Orchestra (Jay Starnes [vcl-1], Sam Gibbs [gt], Nat Gibbs [bass], Bob Steed [drums], Leon Gibbs [fiddle], Pauline Fulcher [piano], Lee Cochran [trumpet], Forrest Fulcher [sax], Clyde Smith [sax])
009 BLUEST BLUE - 1 Delta 203/ BACM CD D 468
010 BEER BARREL POLKA -instr.- 203/ BACM CD D 468
011 SCHOTTISCHE -instr.- Delta 204/ BACM CD D 468
012 WAGGONER -instr.- Delta 204/ BACM CD D 468
1954 unknown, TX - Miller Brothers and Billy Thompson (Billy Thompson [vcl], Lee Cochran [trumpet] + unknown musicians)
013 6553 ROSE OF TIJUANA [TIJUANA ROSE] 4 Star X-88/ET-123 White Label WLP-2813 Collector CLCD-2853 BACM CD D 468
014 6554 NURSERY RHYME BLUES 4 Star P-103 1667-45/ET-126 Blue Ribbon 3S-51White Label WLP-2811 Collector CLCD-2853 BACM CD D 468
015 6555 TODAY, TOMORROW AND FROM NOW ON 4 Star P-103 1667-45/ET-126 BACM CD D 468
016 6556 THAT’S HOW LONG I’LL LOVE YOU 4 Star X-88/ET-123 BACM CD D 468
017 6557 ALLIGATOR RAG -instr.-4 Star 1680-45/ET-124 White Label WLP-2813 Collector CLCD-2853 BACM CD D 468
Matrix No. 6556 “THAT’S HOW LONG I’LL LOVE YOU” has master no. 6554 in the wax.
Fall 1954* unknown, TX - Miller Brothers (Dutch Ingram [vcl/drums] + prob. Leon Miller, Lee Miller, Sam Miller, Bill Jourdan, Madge Suttee, Dale Wilson)
018 6742 FIDDLIN’ STOMP -instr.- 4 Star P-104 1673-45/ET-131 White Label WLP-2808 Collector CLCD-2853 BACM CD D 468
019 6743 GERONIMO P-104 1673-45/ET-131White Label WLP-2813 Collector CLCD-2853 BACM BACM CD D-110 BACM CD D 468
*date by Praguefrank
1955 unknown, TX - Miller Brothers (Billy Thompson [vcl -1/gtr); Bill Taylor [vcl-2/bass], Lee Cochran [trumpet], Dale Wilson [?])
020 6792 AS YOU WERE STANDING BY MY SIDE -1 4 Star 1683-45 ED-135/ BACM CD D 468
021 6793 TRAILWAYS BLUES -2 4 Star 1678-45 ED-133 White Label WLP-2813 Collector CLCD-2853 BACM CD D 468
022 6794 BROKEN HEARTED GIRL -2 1678-45 ED-133/ BACM CD D 468
023 6795 TULSA BABY -2 4 Star 1683 ED-135/WLP-2813 Collector CLCD-2853 BACM CD D 468
024 6796 DENVER HOP -instr. 4 Star 1680 ED-134 The Miller Bros. EP-20/White Label WLP-2813 Collector CLCD-2853 BACM CD D 468
ca October 1955 unknown, TX - Miller Brothers (Billy Thompson [vcl -1/gt] + unknown musicians)
025 6840-D HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DEAR JESUS 4 Star 1686-45(a)(b)/ BACM CD D 468
026 6841-D RUDOLPH JUNIOR 1686-45(a)/ BACM CD D 468
spring 1956 unknown, TX - Miller Brothers (Lee Cochran [vcl-4 027/trumpet], Billy Thompson [vcl-5 029/gt], M-B Trio [vcl-028])
027 6865 HEY PRETTY BABY 4 Star 1694-45 ED-138/White Label WLP-2802 ? B-60591 Collector CLCD-2853 Bear Family BCD-16876
028 6866 ILL AT EASE 4 Star 1710-45 The Miller Bros. EP-20/White Label WLP-2813 Collector CLCD-2853 BACM CD D 468
029 6867 unknown title
030 6868 WHO’S GONNA KNOW 4 Star 1694-45 ED-138/White Label WLP-2813 Collector CLCD-2853
summer 1956 unknown, TX - Miller Brothers (Jimmy McGraw [vcl-1/bass], Lee Cochran [vcl-2/trumpet] + unknown musicians)
031 6877 LOCO CHOO CHOO -1 4 Star 1699 EP-29/White Label WLP-2813 Collector CLCD-2853 Bear Family BCD-16876
032 6878 WHY MUST IT BE -2 4 Star 1699-45
032a 6879 unknown title
032b 6880 unknown title
033 6881 AN OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS -1 1686-45(b)
034 6882 UNDER THE DOUBLE EAGLE -instr.- 4 Star 1702-45
035 6883 OVER THE WAVES -instr.- 4 Star 1702-45
036 6884 THE TRIFLIN’ KIND 4 Star 1710-45 The Miller Bros EP-20/White Label WLP-2813 Collector CLCD-2853
ca. April 1958 unknown, TX - Miller Brothers (Paul Wayne [vcl] + unknown musicians)
037 6991-C SEND ME THE PILLOW (YOU DREAM ON) 1722x45 Miller Bros EP-32
038 6992-C RIF RAFF 1722x45 EP-32
May 1958 unknown, TX - Miller Brothers (Leon Cochan [trumpet] + unknown musicians)
039 7003RE #2 I CAN’T GET STARTED 1730x45/Audio Lab AL-1553
ca. January or February 1959 unknown, TX - Miller Brothers (Jimmy Miller [vcl] + unknown musicians + Miller Brothers Trio)
040 7032-C BACK ROADS 1730x45 1736x45/Collector CLCD-2853
040a 7033-C unknown title
040b 7034-C unknown title
040c 7035-C unknown title
041 7036-C I WANTA BE FREE 1736x45/Audio Lab AL-1553 White Label WLP-2813, Collector CLCD-2853
ca late 19601 unknown, TX - Miller Brothers (Frankie McWhorter [vcl-042]; Jimmy McGraw [vcl-043/bass] + unknown musicians)
042 7076-C YOU’RE NO LONGER MINE 1750x45
043 7077-C CRAZY DREAMS 1750x45
btw. 1953/1961 unknown, TX - Miller Brothers (Leon Miller, Lee Miller, Sam Miller, Bill Jourdan, Madge Suttee, Dutch Ingram, Bill Taylor, Dale Wilson)
044 NEW POTATO STOMP 4 Star ET-124/White Label WLP-2813 Collector CLCD-2853 BACM CD D 468
045 TUNING THE FIDDLE 4 Star ET-125/White Label WLP-2813 Collector CLCD-2853 BACM BACM CD D-110
046 EXPRESS POLKA 4 Star ET-125/Collector CLCD-2853
047 WOODCHUCK BOOGIE 4 Star ET-129/White Label WLP-2806 Collector CLCD-2853
048 RAMBLIN’ ROUND –instr.- 4 Star ED-136 EP-29/Collector CLCD-2853 BACM CD D 468
049 THE KEYBOARD RAG The Miller Bros. EP-20
050 WATER BABY BLUES 4 Star ED-137/Audio Lab AL-1553 Collector CLCD-2853
051 STEPPING IT OFF 4 Star ED-137/Audio Lab AL-1553
052 TRAVELIN’ 4 Star ED-136 EP-29
053 BUMMIN’ AROUND 4 Star EP-32
054 STROLL ALONG EP-32/Collector CLCD-2853
055 I WANT A BIG KISS (FROM A LITTLE MISS) 4 Star EP-29/White Label WLP-2813 Collector CLCD-2853
056 IF YOU ONLY CARED A LITTLE Audio Lab AL-1553
057 DREAM BAIT AL-1553
058 IT’S TOO LATE TO CRY AL-1553
059 THE CHAMP AL-1553
060 HONEYSUCKLE ROSE AL-1553
061 DARK EYES AL-1553
062 INDIAN LOVE CAL AL-1553
063 FOREVER AND A DAY AL-1553
064 I USED TO WALK IN CHICAGO unissued
065 YES,YES, YES unissued
066 ONE OF YOUR LIES CLCD-2853
067 JACK AND JILL CLCD-2853
tracks scheduled for AL 1553 had an echo overdubbed. See also note in albums list

ALBUMS
Audio Lab AL-1553 Miller Brothers:
Water Baby Blues; Stepping It Off; If You Only Cared A Little; Dream Bait; It’s Too Late To Cry; The Champ; Honeysuckle Rose; Dark Eyes; Indian Love Call; Forever And A Day; I Wanta Be Free – 60 (according to Andrew Brown and Sam Gibbs this album was advertised but never issued. Source: hillbilly group, Yahoo)
Collector [NED] CLCD-2853 Boppin' Hillbilly Series / Miller Brothers Band: Loco Choo Choo; I Wanta Be Free; I Wanta Big Kiss (From A Little Miss); Water Baby Blues; Who's Gonna Know; Patty Cake Man; You Walked Away; New Potato Stomp; Alligator Rag; Rose Of Tijuana; Geronimo; Trailways Blues; Denver Hop; Tulsa Baby; The Triflin' Kind; Tuning The Fiddle; One Of Your Lies; Express Polka; Jack and Jill; Woodchuck Boogie; Nursery Rhyme Blues; Fiddlin' Stomp; Hey Pretty Baby; Ramblin' Round; Back Roads; Stroll Along – 97 (also version with tracks 1-20 only and different cover exist)

BACM [UK] CD D 468 Vol. 1 Ramblin‘ Round: Shadows On My Memories; Wednesday Night Waltz (Instr.); My Baby Girl; Shanty Town; Marcheta; You’ll Regret Someday; Miller’s Boogie (Instr.); Ida Red; Bluest Blues; Beer Barrel Polka (Instr.); Schottische (Instr.); Waggoner (Instr.); Rose Of Tijuana; Nursery Rhyme Blues;  Today, Tomorrow And From Now On; That’s How Long I’ll Love You; Alligator Rag (Instr.); Fiddlin’ Stomp (Instr.); Geronimo; As You Were Standing By My Side; Trailways Blues; Express  Polka (Instr.); Broken Hearted Girl; Tulsa Baby; Denver Hop (Instr.); Happy Birthday, Dear  Jesus; Rudolph Junior; New Potato Stomp (Instr.); Ill At Ease; Ramblin’ Round (Instr.) – 11-14


 


SINGLES
Delta
DR-101/102 Shadows On My Memories / Wednesday Night Waltz
DR-103/104 My Baby’s Gone / Shanty Town
201 Marcheta / You’ll Regret Someday
202 Miller’s Boogie / Ida Red
203 Bluest Blue / Beer Barrel Polka
204 Schottische / Waggoner
4 Star (1953-60)
X 88 Rose Of Tijuana / That’s How Long I’ll Love You - 53
45-1667 Nursery Rhyme Blues / Today, Tomorrow And From Now On - 11-54 (reissued on P-104)
45-1673 Fiddlin’ Stomp / Geronimo - 55 (reissued on P-105)
1678-45 Trailways Blues / Broken Hearted Girl - 55
1680-45 Alligator Rag / Denver Hop - 55
1683-45 As You Were Standing By My Side / Tulsa Baby - 11-55
1686-45 Happy Birthday, Dear Jesus / Rudolph Junior - 11-55
1694-45 Hey Pretty Baby / Who’s Gonna Know - 06-56
1699-45 Loco Choo Choo / Why Must It Be - 10-56
1686-45 Happy Birthday, Dear Jesus / An Old Fashioned Christmas – 11-56
1702x45 Under The Double Eagle / Over The Waves - 57
1710x45 Ill At Ease / The Triflin’ Kind - 57
1722x45 Send Me The Pillow (You Dream On) / Riff Raff - 05-58
1730x45 I Can’t Get Started / Back Roads - 59
1736x45 Back Roads / I Wanta Be Free - 12-59
1750 You’re No Longer Mine / Crazy Dreams - ca 01-61



(EPs)
EP-20  Ill At Ease; Denver Hop / The Triflin’ Kind / The Keyboard Rag
EP-29 Loco Choo Choo; Ramblin’ Round / I Want A Big Kiss (From A Little Miss); Travelin’
EP-32 Bummin’ Around;  Stroll Along / Send Me The Pillow (You Dream On);  Riff raff

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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
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