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Sunday, November 25, 2012

Billy Brown



William George Brown, *22-07-1929 Princeton, WV , +10-01-2009
2nd version

by Richard Weize, Martin Hawkins, Arnold Rogers, Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst, David Malenkow
SESSIONS



29 September 1950 [10:00-13:00] prob.Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Billy Brown (Billy Brown  [vcl/gt] + unknown musicians. producer: Troy Martin)
001 RHCO 4292-1N I NEVER KNEW I’D MISS YOU Columbia 20766 2-920/Cattle Compact CCD 314 BCD 17296
002 RHCO 4293-1N TRUSTING HEART 4-20789/CCD 314 BCD 17296
003 RHCO 4294-1N I HOPE I DON’T LIVE LONG ENOUGH TO LOSE YOU 4-20789/CCD 314 BCD 17296
004 RHCO 4295-1N JEALOUS STARS 20766 2-920/CCD 314 BCD 17296
CATTLE COMPACT CCD-314 THE GOLDEN AGE OF COUNTRY MUSIC – JOHNNY HICKS, NEAL BURRIS, BILLY BROWN AND OTHERS (GER, 2005)
15 March 1952 [07:45-10:45] Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Billy Brown (Billy Brown  [vcl/gt] + unknown musicians. producer: Troy Martin)
005 CO 47746/NASH-1443 TIGHT WAD 4-20936/CCD 314 BCD 17296
006 CO 47747/NASH-1444 DON‘T HOLD BACK 4-20983/CCD 314 BCD 17296
007 CO 47748/NASH-1445 RICH IN LOVE 4-20983/CCD 314 BCD 17296
008 CO 47749/NASH-1446 I’M SENDING BACK EVERYTHING BUT MEMORIES 4-20936/CCD 314  BCD 17296
22 April 1955 [21:15-00:15] Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA – Billy Brown (Billy brown [vcl], Charly Morgan [gt], Joaquin Murphy [steel], Bob Morgan [bass], Muddy Berry [drums/strings])
009 L 8355 HIGH HEELS BUT NO SOUL Decca 9-29559/ BCD 17296
010 L 8356 DRUNK-DRUNK AGAIN Decca 9-29559/ BCD 17296
ca. August 1957 Atlanta, GA – Billy Brown (Billy Brown [vcl/gt], Jerry Reed Hubbard [gt], Ray Stevens [piano] + unknown musicians. Producer: Allen Bradley)
011 H8-OW-2392/CO 59019/ZSP-42431 DID WE HAVE A PARTY Stars 552 Columbia 4-41029/Jan 33-8033 BCD 17296
012 H8-OW-2393/CO 59020/ZSP-42342 IT‘S LOVE Stars 552 Columbia 4-41029/ Jan 33-8033 BCD 17296
18 December 1957 [14:30-17:30] Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Billy Brown (Billy Brown [vcl], Harold Bradley [gt], Jerry Reed [gt], Lightnin Chance [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Ray Stevens [piano], E.R. McMillin [sax]. Producer: Don Law)
013 CO 60050/OB 1471/JZSP-42818 MEET ME IN THE ALLEY, SALLY 4-41100/ Jan 33-8033 Bear Family BCD 16723  BCD 17296
014 CO 60051/OB 1472/JZSP-42819 FLIP OUT 4-41297/ Jan 33-8033Bear Family BCD 16723  BCD 17296
015 CO 60052/OB 1473/JZSP-42820 I WANTED YOU 4-41100/ Jan 33-8033 BCD 17296
17 April 1958 [19:00-22:00]  Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Billy Brown (Billy Brown [vcl/gt], Harold Bradley [gt], Grady Martin [gt], Junior Huskey [bass], Richard Nelson Rogers [drums], Ray Stevens [piano], Jack Gregory [sax] + The Jordanaires. Producer: Troy Martin)
016 CO 60822/OB 1551/JZSP-43659 ONCE IN A LIFETIME 4-41174/ Jan 33-8033 BCD 17296
017 CO 60823/OB 1552/JZSP-43660 NEXT 4-41174/ Jan 33-8033 BCD 17296
17 September 1958 [13:00-16:30] Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Billy Brown (Billy Brown [vcl/gt], Harold Bradley [gt], Grady Martin [gt], Bob Moore [bass], Ray Eugene Huff [drums], Marvin Hughes [piano], William Fenix Puett [sax] + vocal chorus. Producer: Troy Martin)
018 CO 61603/OB 1682/JZSP-44751 RUN 'EM OFF 4-41380/ Jan 33-8033 BCD 17296
019 CO 61604/OB 1683/JZSP-44752 HE'LL HAVE TO GO 4-41380/ Jan 33-8033 BCD 17296
020 CO 61605/OB 1684/JZSP-44753 ECHO MOUNTAIN 4-41297/ Jan 33-8033 BCD 17296
9 April 1960 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Billy Brown (Billy Brown [vcl/gt] + probably Grady Martin [gt], Hank Garland [gt], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums],  Floyd Cramer [piano],  The Anita Kerr Singers [vocal chorus].  Producer: Troy Martin)
021 1006 THE LAST LETTER Republic 2004/ BCD 17296
022 1007 BE HONEST WITH ME Republic 2004/ BCD 17296
023 1011 LOST WEEKEND 2007/ Jan 33-8033 BCD 17296
024 1014 JUST OUT OF REACH 2007/ BCD 17296
February 1961 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Billy Brown (Billy Brown [vcl/gt] + unknown musicians. Producer: Troy Martin)
025 1044 LOOK OUT HEART (HERE COMES LOVE) 2012/ Jan 33-8033 BCD 17296
026 1045 IT DON'T TAKE LONG TO LEARN 2012/ BCD 17296
6 February 1969 Hollywood, CA or Nashville, TN – Billy Brown (Producer: Joe Johnson)
027 1494 OPEN ARMS Challenge 59396/ BCD 17296
028 1495 ONE OF TEN MOST WANTED WOMEN Challenge 59396/ BCD 17296
029 1496 I’LL BE GONE Challenge unissued/BCD 17296
030 1497 LET THERE BE LOVE Challenge unissued/BCD 17296
1975 poss. Nashville, TN – Billy Brown
031 I'M GLAD THAT SHE HAPPENED TO ME Big M 1010
032 I WONDER WHAT TOMORROW WILL BRING Big M 1010
033 THANK YOU DARLIN' Big M 1014 Chart 7515
034 A COUNTRY BOY  Big M 1014 Chart 7515

ALBUMS
Jan/Star Club [SWE] 33- 8033 Did We Have A Party: Did We Have A Party; Meet Me In The Alley, Sally; Flip Out; Run 'Em Off; Look Out Heart (Here Comes Love); Once In A Lifetime; It's Love; Next; Lost Weekend; I Wanted You; Echo Mountain; He'll Have To Go – 89
Bear Family [GER] BCD 17296 Did We Have A Party - Honky Tonk Heroes: Flip Out;  I Wanted You; High Heels But No Soul; He'll Have To Go; Run 'em Off;  Meet Me In The Alley, Sally; It's Love; Did We Have A Party;  Next;  Don't Hold Back;  I'm Sending Back Everything But Memories;  I Never Knew I'd Miss You;  Tight Wad;  Jealous Stars;  Trusting Heart;  Rich In Love; I Hope I Don't Live Long Enough To Lose You; Drunk, Drunk Again;  Echo Mountain; Once In A Lifetime;  Be Honest With Me;  The Last Letter; Lost Weekend;  Just Out Reach;  Look Out Heart (Here Comes Love);  It Don't Take Long To Learn;  Let There Be Love;  Open Arms;  One Of The Ten Most Wanted Women;  I'll Be Gone – 12-10-12


SINGLES
Columbia (1951-52)
2076/2-920 Jealous Stars / I Never Knew I'd Miss You – 04-12-50
4-20789 I Hope I Don't Live Long Enough To Lose You / Trusting Heart – 19-02-51
4-20936 Tight Wad / I'm Sending Back Everything But Memories –  09-05-52
4-20982 Rich In Love / Don't Hold Back – 25-07-52
Decca (1955)
9-29559 Drunk, Drunk Again / High Heels, But No Soul – 07-55
Stars (1957)
552 Did We Have A Party / It's Love - 10-57
Columbia (1957-59)
4-41029-c Did We Have A Party / It's Love - 10-57 (reissue of Stars 552)
4-41100 I Wanted You / Meet Me In The Alley, Sally - 01-58
4-41174 Next / Once In A Lifetime - 05-58
4-41297 Flip Out / Echo Mountain - 11-58
4-41380 He'll Have To Go / Run 'Em Off - 04-59
Republic (1960)
2004 Be Honest With Me / The Last Letter - 06-60
2007 Lost Weekend / Just Out Of Reach - 08-60
2012 Look Out Heart (Here Comes Love) / It Don't Take Long To Learn - 02-61
Challenge (1968)
59396 One Of Ten Most Wanted Women / Open Arms - 69
Big M (1975)
1010 I'm Glad That She Happened To Me / I Wonder What Tomorrow Will Bring
1014 Thank You Darlin' / A Country Boy – 75 (also Chart 7515)
 

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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.