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Friday, October 19, 2012

Strommen Brothers



by Praguefrank, Michal Gololobov
SESSIONS
1977 Soundshop Studio, 1307 Division St., Nashville, TN– The Strommen Brothers (Eliot Strommen, Del Strommer [vcl] + Pete Bordonalli [ld gt], Larry Keith [rh gt], Hal Rugg [steel], Don Smith [bass], Clyde Brooks [drums], Buddy Spicher/ Johnny Gimble/ Jimmy bryant  [fiddle], Charlie McCoy [harp], Billy Poett [sax])
001 HARD TIME CHARLIE SOFT SHOES  Baby Grand SE 1076 
002 BALLYHOO DAYS  Baby Grand SE 1076
003 WOULDN'T YOU RATHER  Baby Grand SE 1076
004 BAD DREAMS  Baby Grand SE 1076 
005 MISTER D.J.  Baby Grand SE 1076 
006 WHAT A WAY TO GO  Baby Grand SE 1076 
007 I AIN'T BLIND  Baby Grand SE 1076
008 CIGAREETTS, WHUSKY, AND WILD, WILD WOMEN  Baby Grand SE 1076
009 THE AUCTIONEER SONG  Baby Grand SE 1076
010 MARBLES  Baby Grand SE 1076 
ca 1978 unknown – The Strommen Brothers (Eliot Strommen, Del Strommer [vcl] + unknown musicians)
011 I FINALLY GOT IT RIGHT THIS TIME  Baby Grand SE 2082 
012 LET ME IN  Baby Grand SE 2082
013 DON'T THROW OUR LOVE AWAY  Baby Grand SE 2082 
014 WE COULD HAVE BEEN THE CLOSEST OF FRIENDS  Baby Grand SE 2082 
015 MAN, SHE'S A PRETTY THING  Baby Grand SE 2082 
016 LOVE'S A GAME THAT YOU PLAY  Baby Grand SE 2082 
017 MEET ME DOWN BY THE RIVER  Baby Grand SE 2082 
018 CAROLINE  Baby Grand SE 2082 
ca 1979 unknown – The Strommen Brothers (Eliot Strommen [vcl/keyboards], Del Strommer [vcl/percussion] + unknown musicians)
unknown tracks for SE 2083
1981 Columbia Recording Studio, 34 music Sq. East, Nashville, TN – The Strommen Brothers (Eliot Strommen [vcl/keyboards], Del Strommer [vcl/percussion] + Larry Keith [gt/bck vcl], Pete Bordonali [gt], Don Roth [gt], Steve Burchfield [gt], Sonny Garrish [steel], Larry Paxton [bass], Clyde Brooks [drums], Buddy Spicher [fiddle], Hubert Hester [fiddle],  Tony Migliore [keyboards], Dan Hoffman, C.C. Couch, Ricky Page, Alan Mooio, Dick Krim, Steve Pippin [bck vcl])
029 THAT’S WHEN THE MAGIC BEGINS Monument SM 12002 
030 RIDE THE BULL TONIGHT Monument 21002/SM 12002 
031 WILLIE SING ME BACK TO TEXAS Monument SM 12002 
032 WISHING WE DIDN’T KNOW NOW WHAT WE DIDN’T KNOW THEN Monument SM 12002 
033 WHAT’S A NICE GUY LIKE ME DOING IN A PLACE LIKE THIS Monument 21002/SM 12002 
034 LET ME DOWN EASY Monument SM 12002 
035 OLD SOLDIER Monument SM 12002 
036 I’M A FOOL FOR LOVING HER, AND YOU’RE A FOOL FOR LOVING ME Monument SM 12002
037 YOU SAY SOMETHING NICE ABOUT EVERYBODY Monument WS4-03875/SM 12002 
038 THE LAST SHOW Monument WS4-03875/SM 12002  

ALBUMS
Baby Grand SE 1076* Ballyhoo Days: Hard Time Charlie Soft Shoes; Ballyhoo Days; Wouldn't You Rather; Bad Dreams; Mister D.J.; What A Way To Go; I Ain't Blind; Cigareetts, Whusky, And Wild, Wild Women; The Auctioneer Song; Marbles – 77 (*SE 1072 listed in some sourcesů also as Orphan OR 0836 What A Waz To Go)
Baby Grand SE 2082 Meet Me Down By  The River: I Finally Got It Right This Time; Let Me In; Don't Throw Our Love Away; We Could Have Been The Closest Of Friends; Man, She's A Pretty Thing; Love's A Game That You Play; Meet Me Down By The River; Caroline – 79
Baby Grand SE 2083 Lifetime Loser: (tracks unknown) - 79
Monument SM 12002 Down At the Bluebird: That’s When The Magic Begins; Ride The Bull Tonight; Willie Sing Me Back To Texas; Wishing We Didn’t Know Now What We Didn’t Know Then; What’s A Nice Guy Like Me Doing In A Place Like This; Let Me Down Easy; Old Soldier; I’m A Fool For Loving Her, And You’re A Fool For Loving Me; You Say Something Nice About Everybody; The Last Show – 31-12-81 (reissued on PW  38529 The Strommen Brothers in 1983)

SINGLES
Monument
M 21002 What's A Nice Guy Like Me Doing In A Place Like This? / Ride The Bull Tonight – 21-10-81
WS4-03875 You Say Something Nice About Everybody / The Last Show – 82


 

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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
And last but not least I would like to thank all who visit this blog - they come from more than 100 countries.