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Friday, July 13, 2012

Jimmie Williams

2nd version
by Dick Grant, with acknowledgements to John Morris, Charles Young, Dennis Deiprato and Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst

SESSIONS
Fall 1958 WHRV Radio Station, Ann Arbor, MI - Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis w. Gospel Harmony Boys (Red Ellis [vcl/rh gt], Jimmie Williams [vcl/mandolin], Agee Ellis [alto vcl], Cranford Nix [banjo], Robert “Bobby“ Stiltner [bass]. Producer: Red Ellis) [Starday purchased Masters in April 1959]


001 ST-2899 YOU CAN'T HIDE FROM GOD Starday SEP-105/SLP-165 BACM CD D 388
002 ST-2900 DOWN AT THE CROSS SEP-105/SLP-165 BACM CD D 388
003 ST-2901 FUTURE IN HIS HANDS SEP-105/ BACM CD D 388
004 ST-2902 WITHOUT ME SEP-105/BACM CD D 388
ca June 1959 Red Ellis Studio, Ypsilanti, MI - Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis w. Gospel Harmony Boys (Red Ellis [vcl/rh gt], Jimmie Williams [vcl/mandolin], Agee Ellis [alto vcl], Doyle Newkirk [banjo], Virgil Shouser [bass], James Bryant [fiddle]. Producer: Red Ellis)
005 ST-2982 A PLACE UPON THE MOUNTAIN SEP-110/ BACM CD D 388
006 ST-2983 I HEARD THE CRY FROM THE CROSS SEP-110/SLP-165 BACM CD D 388
007 ST-2984 THE SWEETEST DREAM SEP-110/ BACM CD D 388
008 ST-2985 THE LITTLE ADOPTED GIRL SEP-110
ca November 1959 Red Ellis Studio, Ypsilanti, MI - Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis w. Gospel Harmony Boys (Red Ellis [vcl/rh gt], Jimmie Williams [vcl/mandolin], Agee Ellis [alto vcl], George Woody [banjo], Bobby Stiltner [bass], James Bryant [fiddle]. Producer: Red Ellis) [Starday received masters on November 17]
009 ST-3117 RANK STRANGERS TO ME SEP-120 SEP-140/SLP-165 BACM CD D 388
010 ST-3118 BACKSLIDER SEP-120/SLP-165 BACM CD D 388
011 ST-3119 I SAW THE ANGELS IN HEAVEN SEP-120 SEP-128/SLP-116 SLP-10-358 NLP-2003 BACM CD D 388
012 ST-3120 THERE AIN’T NO GRAVE GONNA HOLD MY BODY DOWN SEP-120/SLP-165 BACM CD D 388
STARDAY SEP-128 GOSPEL SONGS By ALL STAR ARTISTS (1960); STARDAY SLP-116 OLD TIME RELIGION, COUNTRY STYLE (1961); NASHVILLE NLP-2003 OLD TIME RELIGION (April 1964, rev. 9th May 1964 and 23rd May 1964); STARDAY SLP-10-358 WONDERFUL WORLD OF GOSPEL AND SACRED MUSIC (1966)
ca February 1960 Red Ellis Studio, Ypsilanti, MI - Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis w. Gospel Harmony Boys (Red Ellis [vcl/rh gt], Jimmie Williams [vcl/mandolin], Agee Ellis [alto vcl], George Woody [banjo], Virgil Shouse or Bobby Stiltner [bass], James Bryant [fiddle]. Producer: Red Ellis)
013 ST-3173 THESE MEN OF GOD SEP-124 SEP-168/SLP-165 BACM CD D 388
014 ST-3174 THE EAST BOUND TRAIN SEP-124/SLP-170 NLP-2019 BACM CD D 388
015 ST-3175 THE DRUNKEN RIVER SEP-124 BACM CD D 388
016 ST-3176 GOING TO MEET JESUS SEP-124/SLP-165 BACM CD D 388
STARDAY SEP-168 GOSPEL SONGS BY ALL STAR ARTISTS (1961); STARDAY SLP-170 ALL ABOARD! FOR THE RAILROAD SPECIAL (1962); NASHVILLE NLP-2019 BIG TRAIN EXPRESS (1965)
ca March 1960 Red Ellis Studio, Ypsilanti, MI - Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis w. Gospel Harmony Boys (Red Ellis [vcl/rh gt], Jimmie Williams [vcl/mandolin], Agee Ellis [alto vcl], George Woody [banjo], Virgil Shouse or Bobby Stiltner [bass], James Bryant [fiddle]. Producer: Red Ellis)
017 ST-3233 OPEN WINDOW SEP-132/SLP-165 BACM CD D 388
018 ST-3234 A ROSE FROM MOTHER’S WREATH SEP-132/SLP-168 BACM CD D 388
019 ST-3235 SINNERS DREAM SEP-132/SLP-165 BACM CD D 388
020 ST-3236 PRAYER OF SALVATION SEP-132/SLP-165 BACM CD D 388
STARDAY SLP-168 TRAGIC SONGS OF DEATH AND SORROW (1962)
ca July 1960 Red Ellis Studio, Ypsilanti, MI - Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis w. Gospel Harmony Boys (Red Ellis [vcl/rh gt], Jimmie Williams [vcl/mandolin], Agee Ellis [alto vcl], George Woody [banjo], Virgil Shouse or Bobby Stiltner [bass], James Bryant [fiddle]. Producer: Red Ellis)
021 ST-3372 THERE’S A HIGHER POWER SEP-138 SEP-140/SLP-165 BACM CD D 388
022 ST-3373 I’VE WON MY CROWN SEP-138/ BACM CD D 388
023 ST-3374 DO YOU KNOW OR WON’T YOU CARE SEP-138
024 ST-3375 MODERNIZE CHURCHES SEP-138
ca 1960 unknown,MI - Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis w. Gospel Harmony Boys (Red Ellis [vcl/gt], Jimmie Williams [vcl/mandolin], Agee Ellis [alto vcl], George Woody [banjo], Bob Stiltner or Virgil Shouse [bass], James Bryant [fiddle])
025 NO DEPRESSION IN HEAVEN Happy Hearts 113/ BACM CD D 388
026 THAT BEAUTIFUL HOME Happy Hearts 113/Old Homestead OHCS-322 BACM CD D 388
027 BIRTHDAY OF JESUS Happy Hearts 114
028 JOY TO THE WORLD Happy Hearts 114
ca October 1960 unknown, MI - Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis w. The Gospel Harmony Valley Boys (Red Ellis [vcl/gt], Jimmie Williams [vcl/mandolin], George Woody [banjo], Bob Stiltner or Virgil Shouse [bass], James Bryant [fiddle]. Producer: Red Ellis)
029 ST-4478 HOLY GHOST BUILDING SEP-148/SLP-165 BACM CD D 388
030 ST-4479 SOMEONE WILL LOVE ME IN HEAVEN SEP-148/ BACM CD D 388
031 ST-4480 COMING OF THE LORD SEP-148 BACM CD D 388
032 ST-4481 WITHIN ME SEP-148/ BACM CD D 388
ca November 1960 unknown, MI - Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis and w. The Gospel Harmony Valley Boys (Red Ellis [vcl/gt], Jimmie Williams [vcl/mandolin], George Woody [banjo], Bob Stiltner or Virgil Shouse [bass], James Bryant [fiddle]. Producer: Red Ellis)
033 ST-4557 THE REAL MEANING OF CHRISTMAS SEP-156
034 ST-4558 ZAACHEUS SEP-156/ BACM CD D 388
035 ST-4559 GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAINS SEP-156
036 ST-4560 GOD’S EVERLASTING LOVE SEP-156/ BACM CD D 388

1971 Jessup Recording Studios, 3150 Francis St., Jackson, MI – Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis (Producer: Tommy Crank)
037 UNCONCERNED Jessup MB-107
038 OLD FASHIONED CHURCH Jessup MB-107
039 CHILD OF GOD Jessup MB-107
040 FIVE SMOOTH STONES Jessup MB-107
041 ORPHAN BOY Jessup MB-107
042 JERICO Jessup MB-107
043 HIGH ON THE CROSS Jessup MB-107
044 HAVE I DONE MY BEST Jessup MB-107
045 MY LIFE'S BEEN CHANGED Jessup MB-107
046 THREE CROSSES Jessup MB-107
047 BANKRUPT HEAVEN Jessup MB-107
048 I TELL MY FEET Jessup MB-107
1975 Jessup Recording Studios, 3150 Francis St., Jackson, MI – Jimmy Williams (Jimmy Williams [ld vcl/gt/mandolin], Dan Blankenship [gt/banjo], Virgil Williams [tenor vcl/banjo], Sonny Nelso/Phyllis Williams [bass], Steve Waylon [fiddle])
049 PILOT Jessup MB-132
050 THAT'S WHY I LOVE HIM SO Jessup MB-132
051 MAMA'S FADED BIBLE Jessup MB-132
052 ON MY WAY BACK HOME Jessup MB-132
053 GOD'S BOAT Jessup MB-132
054 I KNOW SHE WILL WEAR A CROWN Jessup MB-132
055 PROPHETS OF GOD Jessup MB-132
056 SUMMER'S GONE Jessup MB-132
057 SWING LOW SWEET CHARIOT Jessup MB-132
058 THEY SAY THAT GOD IS DEAD? Jessup MB-132
059 MOTHER'S GRAVE Jessup MB-132
060 ZACCHAEUS Jessup MB-132
1976 Jessup Recording Studios, 3150 Francis St., Jackson, MI – Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis (Jimmy Willliams [vcl-3/mandolin], Red Ellis [vcl-2/recitation-4/rh gt], Virgil Williams [hmny vcl-1/banjo-6], Gene Saylor [banjo], Lynn Hall [bass], Phyllis Williams [bass-5], Virgil Shouse [fiddle])
061 LITTLE DAVID'S HARP Jessup MB-154
062 ALL YOUR LOVE -1 Jessup MB-154
063 SO HIGH Jessup MB-154
064 I'LL TELL YOU THE REASON -3 Jessup MB-154
065 LIKE HIS LOVE -1-3-6 Jessup MB-154
066 RUN DEVIL RUN –instr.- Jessup MB-154
067 STOP -2-4 Jessup MB-154
068 SING YOUR SONG JIMMY Jessup MB-154
069 EVERYBODY OUGHT TO KNOW -1 Jessup MB-154
070 WE'RE GONNA HAVE A TIME -1 Jessup MB-154
071 LEAVE BEHIND -1-3-6 Jessup MB-154
072 WHEN THE TRAIN COMES ALONG -2-3 Jessup MB-154
Jimmie Williams recorded after 1976, incomplete info in albums and singles list

ALBUMS
Starday SLP-165 Holy Cry From The Hills: 16 Mountain Sacred Songs: 16 with 5 String Banjo: Where Will I Shelter My Sheep; You Can't Hide From God; Down At The Cross; Holy Ghost Building; Grandad's Prayer; These Men Of God --Walking In Jerusalem; There Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down; A Higher Power; I Heard The Cry From The Cross; Prayer Of Salvation; Rank Stranger; Going To Meet Jesus; Open Window; Sinner's Dream; Backslider – 62 w. Red Ellis
Jessup Michigan Bluegrass MB-107 God Brings Bluegrass Back Together: Unconcerned; Old Fashioned Church; Child Of God; Five Smooth Stones; Orphan Boy; Jerico; High On The Cross; Have I Done My Best; My Life's Been Changed; Three Crosses; Bankrupt Heaven; I Tell My Feet – 71 w. Red Ellis
Jessup Michigan Bluegrass MB-132 Summer’s Gone: Pilot; That's Why I Love Him So; . Mama's Faded Bible; On My Way Back Home; God's Boat; I Know She Will Wear A Crown; Prophets Of God; Summer's Gone; Swing Low Sweet Chariot; They Say That God Is Dead?; Mother's Grave; Zacchaeus - 75
Gospel Grass 1003 Oh Yes, Lord: (tracks unknown) - 76
Jessup Michigan Bluegrass MB-154 Little David's Harp: Little David's Harp; All Your Love; So High; I'll Tell You The Reason; Like His Love; Run Devil Run; Stop; Sing Your Song Jimmy; Everybody Ought To Know; We're Gonna Have A Time; Leave Behind; When The Train Comes Along – 77 w. Red Ellis
Old Homestead OHCD-4309 Gospel Grass:(tracks unknown) - 0-



BACM [UK] CD D 388 Classic Bluegrass Gospel: Sinner's Dream;  Prayer Of Salvation;  Open Window;  A Rose From Mother's Wreath;  These Men Of God;  Eastbound Train;  The Drunken Driver;  Going To Meet Jesus;  I Saw The Angels In Heaven;  There Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down;  Rank Stranger;  Backslider;  Coming Of The Lord;  Within Me;  Holy Ghost Building;  Someone Will Love Me In Heaven;  That Beautiful Home;  No Depression In Heaven;  A Higher Power;  I've Won My Crown;  A Place Upon A Mountain;  I Heard The Cry From The Cross;  Sweetest Dream;  The Future In His Hands;  Without Me;  You Can't Hide From God;  Down At The Cross;  Zaachaeus;  God’s Everlasting Love – 12 w. Red Ellis
 

SINGLES
Starday (1958-61)
(EPs)
SEP-105 "Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis": You Can't Hide From God / Down At The Cross / Future In His Hands / Without Me – 04-59
SEP-110 "Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis": A Place Upon A Mountain / I Heard The Cry (From The Cross) / The Sweetest Dream / The Little Adopted Girl – 59
SEP-120 "Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis": I Saw The Angels In Heaven / There Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down / Rank Stranger / Backslider - 60
SEP-124 "Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis": These Men Of God / The Eastbound Train / The Drunken Driver / Going To Meet Jesus - 60
SEP-132 "Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis": Open Window / A Rose From Mothers Wreath / Sinners Dream / Prayer Of Salvation – ca 07-60
SEP-138 "Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis": A Higher Power / I've Won My Crown / Do You Know Or Don't You Care / Modernize Churches – 60
SEP-148 "Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis": Holy Ghost Building / Someone Will Love Me In Heaven / Coming Of The Lord / Within Me - 60
SEP-156 "Jimmie Williams and Red Ellis": The Real Meaning Of Christmas / Zaachaeus / Go Tell It On The Mountain / God's Everlasting Love – 12-60
no label
16 Down The Road; More Pretty Girls Than One; Barbara Allen; John Henry; Four Walls; Foggy River
Gospel Grass
EP 301 jimmie Williams: Oh, Yes Lord; Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down; Bells Of St. Mary's; Haven't Got A Nickle

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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
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