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Friday, July 20, 2012

Barbi Benton

Barbara Klein, *28-01-1950 New York City
2nd version
By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
Spring 1974 poss. RCA Victor Studio, 30 Music Sq.West, Nashville, TN - Barbi Benton (Producer: Eddie Kilroy)
001 WELCOME STRANGER Playboy P 6008/PB-404
002 THAT COUNTRY BOY OF MINE P 6008/PB-404 PB 1012
ca August 1974 poss. RCA Victor Studio, 30 Music Sq.West, Nashville, TN - Barbi Benton (Producer: Eddie Kilroy)
003 TEDDY BEAR SONG Playboy 101/PB-404 PB-129
004 QUEEN OF THE SILVER DOLLAR Playboy PB-404
005 PUT A LITTLE BIT ON ME Playboy P 6032 101/PB-404
006 LOVIN' ARMS Playboy PB-404
007 NOW I LAY ME DOWN TO SLEEP WITH YOU Playboy P 6018/PB-404
008 IF YOU CAN'T DO IT THAT'S ALL RIGHT Playboy P 6018/PB-404
009 I CAN'T TOUCH THE SUN Playboy PB-404
010 I DON'T KNOW IF I'LL EVER LOVE AGAIN Playboy PB-404
ca December 1974 poss. RCA Victor Studio, 30 Music Sq.West, Nashville, TN - Barbi Benton (Producer: Eddie Kilroy)
011 BRASS BUCKLES P 6032/PB-406 PB-129 PB 1012
PLAYBOY PB-129 PLAYBOY COUNTRY VOLUME 1 (1976)
ca May 1975 poss. RCA Victor Studio, 30 Music Sq.West, Nashville, TN - Barbi Benton (Producer: Eddie Kilroy)
012 MOVIE MAGAZINE STARS IN HER EYES P 6043/PB-406
013 HE LOOKS JUST LIKE HIS DADDY P 6043/PB-406 PB 1012
June 1975 RCA Victor Studio, 30 Music Sq.West, Nashville, TN – Mickey Gilley  Barbi Benton (Barbi Benton [vcl],
Bobby Thompson [gt], Dave Kirby [gt], Russ Hicks/ Stu Basore [steel], Bobby Dyson [el bass], Larry London [drums], Buddy Spicher [fiddle], Charlie McCoy [harmonica], Jerry Whitehurst [piano], Lea Jane Singers [bck vcl]. Producer: Eddie Kilroy)
014 506-438 THE REVEREND BOB Playboy P 6056/PB-406
015 DIXIE GIRLS Playboy PB-406
016 DEADEYE Playboy PB-406
017 506-441 ROLL YOU LIKE A WHEEL P 6045/PB-129 PB 1012 AUD-CD-8182
018 LET'S SING A SONG TOGETHER P 6045
019 SMILE Playboy PB-406 PB 1012
020 JEREMY Playboy PB-406
021 HE USED TO SING TO ME Playboy PB-406
022 I'VE GOT THE MUSIC IN ME Playboy PB-406 PB 1012
023 AIN'T THAT JUST THE WAY (THAT LIFE GOES DOWN?) P 6056
ca April 1976 poss. Hollywood, CA – Barbi Benton (Producer: Robert Appere)
024 SOMETHING NEW Playboy PB-411 PB 1012
025 609-586* NEEDING YOU Playboy P 6094*/PB-411
026 609-587* IN THE WINTER Playboy P 6094*/PB-411 PB 1012
027 NUMBER ONE WITH A HEARTACHE Playboy PB-411
028 LUCKY ONE Playboy PB-411
029 RIDING ON A RAINBOW Playboy PB-411 PB 1012
030 STAYING POWER Playboy P 6078/PB-411 PB 1012
031 RIDE BABY RIDE Playboy PB-411
032 SAN DIEGO SERENADE Playboy P 6078/PB-411
033 HE'S A REBEL Playboy PB-411
034 THINKING OF YOU Playboy PB-411
8 June 1976 [live] Shibuya Kokaido, Tokyo, JAP – Barbi Benton (Producer: Robert Appire, Toshiaki Takizawa)
03401 HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT Trio/Playboy PB-2001
03402 ROLL YOU LIKE A WHEEL Trio/Playboy PB-2001
03403 BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY Trio/Playboy PB-2001
03404 BRASS BUCKLES Trio/Playboy PB-2001
03405 FEELINGS Trio/Playboy PB-2001 PB 1012
03406 YOU GAVE ME LOVE WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE Trio/Playboy PB-2001 PB 1012
03407 NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE Trio/Playboy PB-2001
03408 THE TEDDY BEAR SONG Trio/Playboy PB-2001 PB 1012
03409 I HONESTLY LOVE YOU Trio/Playboy PB-2001
03410 JAMBALAYA Trio/Playboy PB-2001 PB 1012
03411 HEAT WAVE Trio/Playboy PB-2001
1977 Wessex Studios, London, UK – Barbi Benton (Barbi Benton [vcl], Mick Moody [gt], John Bidasio [steel], Graham Preskett/Mo Foster [bass], Barry De Sousa/ Dave Potts/ Simon Phillips [drums], Ray Jones/ Roger Glover [percussion], Fiona Hibbert [harp], Mike Moran/ Tony Hymas [keyboards], Ray Worley [flute], Irene Chanter, Doreen Chanter, Claire Torry, Jill Mackintosh, John Perry, Kay Garner, Tony Rivers, Vicky Brown [bck vcl] + Martyn Ford Orchestra. Producer: Roger Glover)
035* AIN'T THAT JUST THE WAY ZS8-5802/PB-420
036 IT'S HARD TO SAY GOODBYE Playboy PB-420
037 IT'S A LONG WAY TO HEAVEN Playboy PB-420
038 UP IN THE AIR Playboy PB-420
039 TAKE SOME AND GIVE SOME Playboy ZS8-5802/PB-420
040 I DON'T KNOW IF I'LL EVER LOVE AGAIN Playboy PB-420
041 ISN'T IT ALWAYS LOVE Playboy PB-420
042 ONE STEP FROM YOUR ARMS Playboy PB-420
043 MORNING NOON AND NIGHTIME Playboy PB-420
044 CLOSE YOUR EYES Playboy PB-420
045 BETTER DAYS Playboy PB-420
*may have been 1975 recording (item 023)
1988 unknown – Barbi Doll
046 DANCE OF THE FIREFLIES Takoma D2-72876
047 SNOWFLAKE ARMY Takoma D2-72876
048 FEBRUARY SONG Takoma D2-72876
049 I KNOW Takoma D2-72876
050 ALA JE COMINO Takoma D2-72876
051 KINETIC VOYAGE Takoma D2-72876
052 BIDRS STILL SING Takoma D2-72876
053 SANDCASTLE Takoma D2-72876
054 ASIAN ASPECT Takoma D2-72876
unknown info - Barbi Benton
901 THE WAY THE STORY GOES
According to some sources recorded Barbi Doll one more album in 1979. No info available


ALBUMS
Playboy PB-404 Barbi Doll: The Teddy Bear Song; Welcome Stranger; Queen Of The Silver Dollar; Put A Little Bit On Me; Loving Arms; That Country Boy Of Mine; I Can't Touch The Sun; Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep With You; If You Can't Do It, That's All Right; I Don't Know If I'll Ever Love Again – 12-74 (reissued in 1977 on KZ-34738, UK issue on Pye NSPL 28209)
Playboy PB-406 Barbi Benton: Brass Buckles; Dixie Girl; Deadeye; Smile; Jeremy; The Reverend Bob; He Used To Sing To Me; Movie Magazine Stars In Her Eyes; He Looks Just Like His Daddy; I've Got The Music In Me – 11-75 (reissued in 1977 on KZ-34740, Japan issue on Trio/Playboy PB-1004)
Playboy PB-411 Something New: Something New; Needing You; In The Winter; #1 With A Heartache; Lucky One; Riding On A Rainbow; Staying Power; Ride Baby Ride; San Diego Serenade; He's A Rebel; Thinking Of You – 07-76 (reissued in 1977 on KZ-34745)
Trio/Playboy [JAP] PB-1012 Greatest Hits: Something New; Staying Power; In The Winter; Riding On A Rainbow; Feelings; You Gave Me Love Who Could Ask For Anything More; Jambalaya; The Teddy Bear Song; That Country Boy Of Mine; Brass Buckles; Smile; He Looks Just Like His Daddy; I’ve Got The Music In Me; Roll You Like A Wheel – 31-12-76
Trio/Playboy [JAP] PB-2001 The Best Live In Japan: Help Me Make It Through The Night; Roll You Like A Wheel; Beautiful Sunday; Brass Buckles; Feelings; You Gave Me Love Who Could Ask For Anything More; Never Can Say Goodbye; Teddy Bear Song; I Honestly Love You; Jambalaya; Heat Wave – 77
Playboy PB-420 Ain't That Just The Way: Ain't That Just The Way; It's Hard To Say Goodbye; It's A Long Way To Heaven; Up In The Air; Take Some And Give Some; I Don't Know If I'll Ever Love Again; Isn't It Always Love; One Step From Your Arms; Morning, Noon And Nightime; Close Your Eyes; Better Days - 77
Takoma D2-72876 Kinetic Voyage: Dance Of The Fireflies; Snowflake Army; February Song; I Know; Ala Je Comino; Kinetic Voyage; Birds Still Sing; Sandcastle; Asian Aspect - 89



SINGLS
Playboy (1974-77)
P 6008 Welcome Stranger / That Country Boy Of Mine – 06-74
P 6018 Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep With You / If You Can't Do It That's Alright – 10-74 (UK issue on Pye 7N 25672)
PB 101 Teddy Bear Song / Put A Little Bit On Me - 74 (issued in Japan)
P 6032 Brass Buckles / Put A Little Bit On Me - 02-75
P 6043 Movie Magazine Stars In Her Eyes / He Looks Just Like His Daddy - 07-75
PB 106 Brass Buckles / Movie Magazine Stars In Her Eyes – 75 (issued in Japan)
P 6045 Roll You Like A Wheel / Let's Sing A Song Together - 09-75 w. Mickey Gilley
P 6056 The Reverend Bob / Ain't That Just The Way (That Life Goes Down?) -11-75
P 6078 Staying Power / San Diego Serenade - 06-76
P 6094 Needing You / In The Winter - 11-76
ZS8-5802 Ain't That Just The Way (That Life Goes Down) / Take Some And Give Some (And Leave Some Behind) - 03-77
PB-211 Morning, Noon And Night-time / That Country Boy Of Mine – 77 (Trio/Playboy, Japan)

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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.
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Thanks to Reginald Bartlette for info and additions of Columbia custom numbers.
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Thanks to many others who sent some info - all are important.
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