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Sunday, September 23, 2012

Don Robertson


Donald Irwin Robertson, *05-12-1922 Pejing, China
by Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Kurt Rokitta, Hans Sandberg
SESSIONS only masters credited to Don Robertson listed
6 March 1956 [no.4241] Hollywood, CA – Don Robertson (Don Robertson [piano], Lou Dinning [vcl-1] + unknown musicians) [purchased masters]
001 15166  THE HAPPY WHISTLER Capitol  F3391       
002 15167  YOU‘RE FREE TO GO -1  F3391                        
1956 [no 4484] Hollywood, CA – Don Robertson, *w.  Lou Dinning (vcl) [purchased masters -  purchase date: LA,August 15,1956 , Registration date: LA,September 3,1956 (as session #4723)
003 15734 EVERYDAY THAT I LIVE* F3527
004 15735 YOU  F3527
1956 [no 4718] Hollywood, CA – Don Robertson [purchased masters -  purchase date: LA, December 20,1956 , Registration date: LA, January 4,1957 (as session #4724)
005 16325 ROCK AWAY F3625
006 16326 FANTASY F3625
1956 [no 4752] Hollywood, CA – Don Robertson, *w.  Lou Dinning (vcl) [purchased masters -  purchase date: LA, January 17,1957]
007 16449 REMEMBER YOU BELONG TO ME F3675
008 16450 I DON'T KNOW IF (YOU SHOULD CLIMB THE HIGHEST HILL)* unissued
1957 [no 4871] Hollywood, CA – Don Robertson w.  Lou Dinning (vcl) [purchased masters -  purchase date: LA, March 5,1957]
009 16655 I DON'T KNOW IF I'LL EVER LOVE AGAIN (VOLD) F3675
July 1957 poss. Hollywood, CA –  Don Robertson and Lou Dinning
010 MB-9900 SO LONG  Dot 45-15609
011 MB-9901 LONGING TO HOLD YOU AGAIN  45-15609
1959 [no 7930] poss. Hollywood, CA – Don Robertson [purchased masters]
012 32338 THE MERRY MEN Capitol 4282
013 32339 A FINE DAY KAY 4282


ca January 1961 poss. RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA  – Don Robertson (Don Robertson [piano/organ/whistling])
014 M2-PW-0124 BOBBY-O  47-7862
015 M2-PW-0125 BUTTONS AND BOWS RCA 47-7862
ca March 1961 RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA  – Don Robertson (orchestra and choir dir. by Don Robertson)
016 M2-PB-0215 FEATHER IN THE WIND  47-7909
017 M2-PB-0217 TENNESSEE WALTZ 47-7909
July 1961 RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA  – Don Robertson
018 M2-PB-0462 BORN TO BE WITH YOU 47-8584/LSP-3348
ca August 1961 RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA  – Don Robertson
019 M2-PB-0490 LIFE GOES ON 47-8177
5 February 1962 RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Don Robertson (Don Robertson [piano], Robert Bain [gt], Howard Roberts [gt], Norman Seelig [bass], Jerry Williams [drums], Loulie Norman, Jaqueline Allen, Carol Lombard, William Kenady, Robert Tebow [vcl chorus])
020 N2-PW-0184 STAND IN  47-8059/BFX 15111
021 N2-PW-0185 YOU DON'T NEED ME ANYMORE  47-8059
BEAR FAMILY BFX 15111 V/A - ROCKIN‘  ROLLIN‘  HIGH SCHOOL (GER, 1983)
5 November 1962 RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Don Robertson
022 N2-PB-3382 ANYTHING THAT'S PART OF YOU  LSP-3348 
023 N2-PB-3383 YOU'RE FREE TO GO  LSP-3348 
6 November 1962 RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Don Robertson
024 N2-PB-3387 NOT ONE MINUTE MORE  LSP-3348  
025 N2-PB-3388 I REALLY DON'T WANT TO KNOW  LSP-3348 
March 1963 RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Don Robertson (Producer: Joe Reisman)
026 PPA3-2820  IT'S HARD FOR A KING TO STEP DOWN 47-8177
027 PPA3-2821 THE DICTIONARY SONG 47-8269
May 1963 RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Don Robertson
028 PPA4-4363 WHAT A DAY 47-8269
1961-1964 RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Don Robertson (Don Robertson [vocals, piano, whistling]. Producer: Joe Reisman)
029 I STEPPED OVER THE LINE  LSP-3348  
030 HUMMINGBIRD  LSP-3348  
031 PLEASE HELP ME, I'M FALLING  LSP-3348  
032 I LOVE YOU MORE AND MORE EVERY DAY  LSP-3348  
033 I DON'T HURT ANYMORE  LSP-3348  
034 THE HAPPY WHISTLER LSP-3348
some  tracks  were recorded in November 1962
ca October 1964 RCA Victor Studio, 6363 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Don Robertson (Don Robertson [vcl/piano]. Producer: Joe Reisman)
035 RPA3-5416 NINETY MILES AN HOUR (DOWN A DEAD END STREET) 47-8584/ LSP-3348  
July 1966 poss. Hollywood, CA – Don Robertson (Producer: Stam Ross)
036 E7W-883 PIANJO! Monument 45-964
037 E7W-884 I DREAMED I LOST YOU 45-964
April 1967 RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Don Robertson (Producer: Chet Atkins)
038 UWA4-2297 DON'T KEEP ME LONELY TOO LO RCA 47-9289
039 UWA4-2298 JAMAICA RUM  47-9289
August 1968 RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN    Don Robertson (Don Robertson [piano], Jerry Reed [gt] + unknown musicians. Producer: Chet Atkins)
040 WWA4-4813 EARL’S BREAKDOWN 47-9659
041 WWA4-4814 YOU STILL TURN ME ON  47-9659
042 WWA4-4815 unknown title
043 WWA4-4816 HONEY EYED GIRL (THAT’S YOU, THAT’S YOU)  47-9721
044 WWA4-4817 I’M YOURS 47-9721
Fall 1975 Nashville, TN – Don Robertson (strings arr. by Bill Justis. Producer: Fred Foster)             
045 MARGUERITA ZS8-8674
046 MUST BE A BETTER WAY TO SAY GOODBYE ZS8-8674
047 WHEN I WAS WITH YOU ZS8-8694
048 SHE COMES HOME TO ME ZS8-8694



ALBUMS
RCA Victor LPM/LSP-3348 Heart On My Sleeve: I Stepped Over The Line; Hummingbird; Not One Minute More; Please Help Me, I'm Falling; You're Free To Go; I Love You More And More Every Day; Ninety Miles An Hour (Down A Dead End Street); I Really Don't Want To Know; Born To Be With You; I Don't Hurt Anymore; Anything That's Part Of You; The Happy Whistler – 65
Bear Family [GER] BCD-16654 And Then I Wrote Songs for Elvis: Stand In;  They Remind Me Too Much of You;  Anything That's Part of You; Humming Bird; You Don't Need Me Anymore; Image of Your Face; Here Comes Heartache Again; Starting Today; There's Always Me; Your Happiness Means Everything to Me; Love Me Tonight; Love Finds a Way; My Side of the Story; Faithful Forever; Hi Lee Hi Lo; I Met Her Today; What Now, What Next, Where To; Not One Minute More;. Road to Heartbreak;  I Hurt;  Darling, Let's Go Home;  Does He Mean That Much to You;  I've Come to Say Goodbye;  Feather in the Wind;  Road to Heartbreak (Short Version);  I'm Counting on You (Vocal by Lou Dinning) – 09-03 (poss. demos)

SINGLES
Capitol   (1956-57)             
F3391 The Happy Whistler / You're Free To Go - 03-56
F3527 You / Every Day That I Live - 09-56
F3625 Rockaway / Fantasy - 01-57
F3675 I Don't Know If I'll  Ever Love Again / Remember You Belong Me - 03-57
4282 The Merry Men / A Fine Day - 09-59
Dot   (1957)               
45-15609 So Long / Longing To Hold You Again – 07-57 w.Lou Dinning
RCA Victor  (1961-65)            
47-7862 Buttons And Bows / Bobby-O - 03-61
47-7909 Tennessee Waltz / Feather In The Wind - 07-61
47-8059 Stand In / You Don't Need Me Anymore - 06-62
47-8177 It's Hard For A King To Step Down / Life Goes On - 04-63
47-8269 What A Day / The Dictionary Song  - 11-63
47-8584 Born To Be With You / Ninety-Nine Miles An Hour (Down A Dead End  Street) - 05-65   
Monument   (1966)            
45-964 I Dreamed I Lost You / Pianjo! - 08-66
RCA Victor (1967-69)             
47-9289 Don't Keep Me Lonely Too Lo / Jamaica Rum - 08-67
47-9659 Earl's Breakdown / You Still Turn Me On - 10-68
47-9721 Honey Eyed Girl / I'm Yours – 02-69
 Monument  (1975-76)             
ZS8-8674 Marguerita / Must Be A Better Way To Say Goodbye - 11-75
ZS8-8694 When I Was With You / She Comes Home To Me - 03-76

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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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