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Monday, August 20, 2012

Tony Kraber

2nd version
By Michel Ruppli, Bill Daniels, Praguefrank
early 1941 New York City - Tony Kraber
001 OLD PAINT Keynote 504
June 1941 New York City – Tony Kraber
002 76605 BOLL WEEVIL SONG Keynote 507 K-104/Mercury MG-25003 MG-20008
003 76606 OLD CHISHOLM TRAIL Keynote 505 K-104/Mercury MG-25003 MG-20008
004 76607 WHISKEY RYE WHISKEY Keynote 506 K-104/Mercury MG-25003 MG-20008
005 76608 THE TENDERFOOT/BLOOD ON THE SADDLE Keynote 506 K-104/Mercury MG-25003 MG-20008
006 76609 unknown title
007 76610 unknown title
008 76611 NEXT BIG RIVER/KANSAS BOYS Keynote 507 K-104/Mercury MG-25003 MG-20008
009 76612 GREEN GROW THE LILACS Keynote 505 K-104/Mercury MG-25003 MG-20008
1958 [live] Carnegie Hall, New York City – Tony Kraber
00901 RYE WHISKEY Folkways FW2512
00902 BLOOD ON THE SADDLE Folkways FW2512

Mercury MG-25003 Songs Of The Old Chisholm Trail: Old Chisholm Trail; Green Grow The Lilacs; Whiskey Rye Whiskey; Tenderfoot; Blood On The Saddle; Boll Weevil Song; Next Big River; Kansas Boys - 49 (10“ album; originally on 78 RPM album Keynote K-104)
Mercury MG-20008 Songs Of The Old Chisholm Trail: [Tony Kraber (MG-25003): ] Old Chisholm Trail; Green Grow The Lilacs; Whiskey Rye Whiskey; Tenderfoot; Blood On The Saddle; Boll Weevil Song; Next Big River; Kansas Boys; [Earl Robison:] House I Live In; Man's A Man For 'A That; Drill Ye Tarriers; Frozen Logger; Jefferson And Liberty; Sweet Betsy From Pike; Dirty Miner -55

Keynote (1941)
K 504 Old Paint / [Beatrice Kay:] Picket Line Priscilla - 41
K 505 Old Chisholm Trail / Green Grow The Lilacs – 06-41
K 506 Whiskey Rye Whiskey / Tenderfoot-Blood On The Saddle – 06-41
K 507 Boll Weevil Song / Next Big River-Kansas Boys – 06-41
505/507 also released as 78 RPM album Keynote 104 Songs Of The Old Southwest (rev. June 27, 1942)

1 comment:

  1. I wish to find & purchase Keynote 504 Tony Kraber's recording of "Old Paint".



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