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Saturday, September 15, 2012

Kathy Linden

3rd version
By Bengt Wahlström, Michel Ruppli, Carl G. Cederblad
SESSIONS
Summer 1957 Metropolitan Recording Studios, INC, 1697 Broadway, New York City – Kathy Linden (Joe Leahy’s Orchestra. Producer: Joe Leahy)
001 NL 11X IT'S JUST MY LUCK TO BE FIFTEEN National NL-106/Star-1002
002 NL 12X THE TOUCH OF LOVE National NL-106
Star 1002 TEENAGE GIRLS, vol.2
ca January 1958 Metropolitan Recording Studios, INC, 1697 Broadway, New York City – Kathy Linden (Joe Leahy’s Orchestra. Producer: Joe Leahy)
003 FD 132 IF I COULD HOLD YOU IN MY ARMS Felsted 45-8510 FEP 35001/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
004 FD 133 BILLY Felsted 45-8510 FEP 35001/FL- 7501 Golden Sandy CD-90127
March or April 1958 Metropolitan Recording Studios, INC, 1697 Broadway, New York City – Kathy Linden (Joe Leahy’s Orchestra. Producer: Joe Leahy)
005 FD 158 YOU’D BE SURPRISED Felsted 45-8521/FL-7501 Golden Sandy CD-90127
006 FD 159 WHY OH WHY Felsted 45-8521/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
ca May 1958 Metropolitan Recording Studios, INC, 1697 Broadway, New York City – Kathy Linden (Joe Leahy’s Orchestra. Producer: Joe Leahy)
007 FD 176 JUST A SANDY HAIRED BOY CALLED SANDY Felsted 45-8544/FL-7501 Golden Sandy CD-90127
008 FD 177 GEORGIE Felsted 45-8533, LP FL-7501 Golden Sandy CD-90127
ca May or early June 1958 Metropolitan Recording Studios, INC, 1697 Broadway, New York City – Kathy Linden (Joe Leahy’s Orchestra. Producer: Joe Leahy)
009 FD 187 OH JOHNNY OH JOHNNY OH (w. choir) 45-8533/Golden Sandy CD-90127
1958 Metropolitan Recording Studios, INC, 1697 Broadway, New York City – Kathy Linden (Joe Leahy’s Orchestra. Producer: Joe Leahy)
010 THAT CERTAIN BOY Felsted FL-7501
011 THAT’S WHAT’S WRONG WITH JIMMY FL-7501
012 I’M JUST WILD ABOUT HARRY FL-7501 Golden Sandy CD-90127
013 I LIKE MIKE FL-7501 Golden Sandy CD-90127
014 OH JOHNNY OH JOHNNY OH FL-7501 Golden Sandy CD-90127
015 PLEASE DON’T TELL JOE FL-7501
016 ELMER’S TUNE FL-7501/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
017 I LOVE YOU DAVE FL-7501
ca September 1958 Metropolitan Recording Studios, INC, 1697 Broadway, New York City – Kathy Linden (Joe Leahy’s Orchestra. Producer: Joe Leahy)
018 FD 206 KISSIN’ CONVERSATION Felsted 45-8544
ca December 1958 Metropolitan Recording Studios, INC, 1697 Broadway, New York City – Kathy Linden (Joe Leahy’s Orchestra. Producer: Joe Leahy)
019 FD 235 YOU WALKED INTO MY LIFE 45-8554
020 FD 236 SOMEBODY LOVES YOU 45-8554/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
ca February 1959 Metropolitan Recording Studios, INC, 1697 Broadway, New York City – Kathy Linden (Joe Leahy’s Orchestra. A Worchester Production)
021 FD 270 GOODBYE JIMMY, GOODBYE Felsted 45-8571 FEP 35001/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
022 FD 271 HERTACHES AT SWEET SIXTEEN 45-8571 FEP 35001/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
ca May 1959 Metropolitan Recording Studios, INC, 1697 Broadway, New York City – Kathy Linden (Joe Leahy’s Orchestra. A Worchester Production)
023 FD 316 SO CLOSE TO MY HEART 45-8587/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
024 FD 317 YOU DON’T KNOW GIRLS 45-8587/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
ca August or early September 1959 Metropolitan Recording Studios, INC, 1697 Broadway, New York City – Kathy Linden (Joe Leahy’s Orchestra. A Worchester Production)
025 FD 354 MARY LOU WILSON AND JOHNNY BROWN Felsted 45-8596/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
026 FD 355 THINK LOVE Felsted 45-8596/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
ca January 1960 RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN – Kathy Linden (Kathy Linden [vcl] + Bob Moore’s Orchestra and Chorus: Jerry Byrd [steel], Bob Moore [bass] + unknown musicians. Producer: Fred Foster)
027 MO-580 ALLENTOWN JAIL Monument 45-420/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
028 MO-581 THE WILLOW WEEPS 45-423/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
029 MO-582 MIDNIGHT 45-423/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
030 MO-583 THAT'S WHAT LOVE IS 45-420/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
October 1960 RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN – Kathy Linden (Kathy Linde [vcl] + Bob Moore’s Orchestra and Chorus: Bob Moore [bass], Boots Randolph [sax]. Producer: Fred Foster)
031 MO-614 SO IN LOVE WITH YOU 45-436/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
032 MO-615 TAKE ME HOME, JIMMY 45-436/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
033 MO-616 TAKE ME HOME (TO MY LOVER) 45-428/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
034 MO-617 WE HAD WORDS 45-428/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
035 FOREVER IS A LONG, LONG TIME unissued
and possibly two more unissued tracks recorded for Monument in 1960, details untraced
March 1961 United Recording Corporation Studios, 6050 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA - Kathy Linden as Linda Wells (Joe Leahy Orchestra and singers, Producer: Joe Leahy)
036 RP 501A THAT CERTAIN PARTY RPC 501
037 BABY FACE RPC M/S 105
April or early May 1961 Hollywod, CA – Kathy Linden (Producer: Joe Leahy)
038 RP 504A BILLY IS MY BOYFRIEND RPC 504 Barry B-3056 [CAN]/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
039 RP 504B PUT THIS RING ON MY FINGER RPC 504 Barry B-3056 [CAN]/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
Summer 1961 Hollywood, CA – Kathy Linden as Dixie Darling (Joe Leahy’s Orchestra. Producer: Joe Leahy)
040 RP 508B SNUGGLED ON YOUR SHOULDER RPC 508
Summer 1961 Hollywood, CA – Kathy Linden (Joe Leahy’s Orchestra. Producer: Joe Leahy)
041 FD 494 A FIRST-TIME LOVE Felsted 45-8651
22 December 1961 [no 10430] poss. Western Recorders, 6000 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Kathy Linden (Orchestra Conducted by Perry Botkin, Jr.. Producer: Nick Venet)
042 36965 BEAUTIFUL BROWN EYES Capitol 4700/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
043 36966 REMEMBER ME Capitol 4700/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
12 April 1962 [no 10588] poss. Western Recorders, 6000 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Kathy Linden (Orchestra Conducted by Perry Botkin, Jr. Producer: Nick Venet)
044 37525 TROUBLE'S BACK IN TOWN Capitol unissued
045 37526 THERE'LL ALWAYS BE SADNESS 4770 5018/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
046 37527 WORDS 4770/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
047 37528 JIMMY 4811/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
28 June 1962 [no 10692] poss. Western Recorders, 6000 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Kathy Linden, * & Glen Campbell (Orchestra Conducted by Jimmie Haskell. Producer: Nick Venet)
048 37923 SWEET TEMPTATION* unissued
049 37924 NEVER* unissued
050 37926 IF YOU REALLY LOVE ME (TAKE ME HOME) 4811/ Golden Sandy CD-90127
18 June 1963 [no.11296] poss. Western Recorders, 6000 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA – Kathy Linden (Jimmie Haskell Orchestra. Producer: Nick Venet)
051 39998 I USED TO GO WITH HIM unissued
052 39999 HANDLE WITH CARE unissued
053 50000 PEOPLE SAY 5018

tracks that have Kathy Linden singing a lead chorus voice on.
Felsted 8518 Joe Leahy Orchestra MOONLIGHT BAY 1958
RPC 501 Dick Powell THE WONDERFUL TEENS 1961
RPC S/M 105 (LP) The Wonderful Teens with Dick Powell PHONOGRAPH FEVER, THE VARSITY DRAG 1961
RPC 502 Walter Brennan KNIGHT IN BRIGHT ARMOR (a Stan Jones song) 1961
RPC S/M 106 (LP) By The Fireside with Walter Brennan TWILIGHT RHAPSODY 1961
MGM K13033 Joe Leahy & Orchestra with The Teen Starlets THE HONEYMOON MACHINE / SUNSHINE HILL 1961

ALBUMS
Felsted FL-7501 That Certain Boy: Billy; You’d Be Surprised; That Certain Boy; That’s What’s Wrong With Jimmy; I’m Just Wild About Harry; I Like Mike; Oh Johnny Oh Johnny Oh; Please Don’t Tell Joe; Elmer’s Tune; I Love You Dave; Just A Sandy Haired Boy Called Sandy; Georgie - ca late 58 (rev. June 8, 1959)
Golden Sandy CD-90127 That's What Love Is: Somebody Loves Me; Oh Johnny; Why Oh Why; Take Me Home; Take Me Home Jimmy; We Had Words; Beautiful Brown Eyes; Heartaches at Sweet 16; Billy Is My Boyfriend; Goodbye Jimmy Goodbye; .If You Really Love Me; Jimmy; If I Could Hold You In My Arms; Midnight; Put This Ring On My Finger; Mary Lou Wilson and Johnny Brown; Remember Me; So Close To My Heart; So In Love With You; They're Always Be Sadness; Think Love; The Willow Weeps; Words; Oh Johnny Oh Johnny Oh; Elmer's Tune; Just a Sandy Haired Boy Called Sandy; You'd Be Surprised; Billy; Georgie New; I'm Just Wild About Harry; I Like Mike; You Don't Know Girls; That Is What Love Is; Allentown Jail
compilation:
Record Producers Corporation RPC M/S 105 Dick Powell The Wonderful Teens: Phonograph Fever-Joe Leahy Orchestra and Singers; The Sheik Of Araby - The Roaring Seven; The Charleston - The Roaring Seven; If You Know Susie - The Collegiates; Baby Face - Linda Wells; Diane - Bob Grabeau; That Certain Party - Linda Wells, The Varsity Drag - The Collegiates; The Wonderful Teens - Dick Powell - 04-61 (rev. May 22) (Linda Wells is a pseudonym for Kathy Linden)

SINGLES
National (1957)
NL-106 It's Just My Luck To Be Fifteen / The Touch Of Love – 09-57 (rev. Sept.16; Canadian issue on Regency 666)
Felsted (1958-59)
45-8510 If I Could Hold You In My Arms / Billy - 02-58 (rev. Feb. 10)
45-8521 You’d Be Surprised / Why Oh Why - ca 04-58 (rev. May 5)
45-8533 Georgie / Oh Johnny, Oh! - 06-58 (rev. June 30)
45-8544 Just A Sandy Haired Boy Called Sandy / Kissin’ Conversation – 10-58 (rev. October 13)
45-8554 You Walked Into My Life / Somebody Loves You - 01-59 (rev. Jan. 26)
45-8574 Goodbye Jimmy, Goodbye / Hertaches At Sweet Sixteen - 03-59 (rev. March 23)
45-8587 So Close To My Heart / You Don’t Know Girls - 06-59 (rev. July 6)
45-8596 Mary Lou Wilson And Johnny Brown / Think Love – 10-59 (rev. Nov. 2)
45-8651 Baby Blues [Cynthia Pepper] / A First Time Love [Kathy Linden] – 62 (rev. August 11)
(EP)
FEP-35001 If I Could Hold You In My Arms; Billy / Goodbye Jimmy, Goodbye / Hertaches At Sweet Sixteen - 59
Monument (1960)
45-420 Allentown Jail / That's What Love Is - 03-60 (rev. April 11)
45-423 The Willow Weeps / Midnight - 07-60 (rev. August 1)
45-428 Take Me Home (To My Lover) / We Had Words – ca 11-60 (rev. Nov 7)
45-436 So In Love / Take Me Home, Jimmy – ca 03-61 (rev. March 6)
R.P.C. (1961)
RPC 501 That Certain Party - [Kathy Linden as Linda Wells] / The Wonderful Teens - [Dick Powell] – 61 (rev. May 15)
RPC 504 Billy Is My Boyfriend / Put This Ring On My Finger – 06-61 (rev. June 5; Canadian issue on Barry B-3056)
RPC 508 Neapolitan Nights (Joe Leahy Orchestra) / Snuggled On Your Shoulder (Joe Leahy Orchestra introducing Dixie Darling [Kathy Linden]) -61
Capitol (1961-64)
4700 Remember Me / Beautiful Brown Eyes – 02-62 (rev. Feb 17)
4770 There'll Always Be Sadness / Words – ca 05-62 (rev. June 2)
4811 If You Really Love Me (Take Me Home) / Jimmy – 07-62 (rev. July 21)
5018 People Say / There’ll Always Be Sadness – 08-63 (rev. Aug.10)

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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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