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Sunday, December 30, 2012

Howdy Forrester


Howard Forrester , *31-03-1922 Vernon, TN, +01-08-1987
By Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst, Wolf-Ruediger Sommer, Mario Manciotti

SESSIONS also recorded with Georgia Slim


October 1947 unknown - Georgia Slim and Texas Roundup (vcl Howdy Forrester)
001 1038 REACH UP AND GRAB IT Mercury 6081/ BACM CD D 314
1959 Nashville, TN
– Howdy Forrester
002 RUTLAND'S REEL Cub 8008 MGM E 4035                      
003 FIDDLER'S WALTZ Cub 8008 MGM E 4035                     
004 LEATHER BREECHES Cub 8008 MGM E 4035                    
005 DOG IN THE RYE STRAW Cub 8008 MGM E 4035                
006 BRILLIANCE Cub 8008 MGM E 4035                          
007 STRICTLY FORRESTER Cub 8008 MGM E 4035                  
008 HIGH LAVEL HORN PIPE Cub 8008 MGM E 4035                
009 SALLY GOODIN' Cub 8008 MGM E 4035                       
010 SAY OLD MAN Cub 8008 MGM E 4035                         
011 CRUEL WILLIE Cub 8008 MGM E 4035                        
012 CLARINET POLKA Cub 8008 MGM E 4035                      
013 GRAY EAGLE HORN PIPE Cub 8008 MGM E 4035                
1963 Nashville, TN – Howdy Forrester (Producer: Tommy Jackson)
014 GRANDMAMMY LOOK AT UNCLE SAM UAS 6295        
015 TOWN AND COUNTRY FIDDLER UAS 6295            
016 MEMORY WALTZ UAS 6295                        
017 HOWDY IN HICKMAN COUNTY UAS 6295             
018 APPLE BLOSSOM POLKA UAS 6295                 
019 PRETTY POLLY ANN UAS 6295                    
020 DOC HARRIS HORNPIPE UAS 6295                 
021 WEAPING HEART UAS 6295                       
022 WILD FIDDLERS RAG UAS 6295                   
023 CATHY UAS 6295                               
024 LAST WALTZ UAS 6295                          
025 CLUCKIN' HEN UAS 6295                        
1973 unknown – Howdy Forrester
026 TOPEKA POLKA  Stoneway 1080/STY 127
027 RELEASE ME Stoneway 1080
028 GREY EAGLE  Stoneway 1112/STY 127                          
029 BLACK AND WHITE RAG  Stoneway STY 127                 
030 RUN JOHNNY RUN  Stoneway STY 127                      
031 CRUEL WILLIE  Stoneway STY 127                        
032 DURANG'S HORNPIPE  Stoneway STY 127                   
033 SALLY GOODIN  Stoneway STY 127                        
034 FIDDLER'S WALTZ  Stoneway STY 127                     
035 TROMBONE RAG  Stoneway STY 127                        
036 BULLY OF THE TOWN  Stoneway STY 127                   
037 BROWN SKIN GAL  Stoneway STY 127                      
038 BUILD A LITTLE BOAT  Stoneway STY 127                 
1973 Doggett Music Enterprises, 1045 Studewood, Houston, TX – Howdy Forrester
039 CLARINET POLKA  Stoneway 1097/STY 136
040 OVER THE WAVES  Stoneway STY 136                      
041 DILL PICKLE RAG  Stoneway 1112/STY 136                     
042 INDIAN CREEK  Stoneway STY 136                        
043 TROT ALONG MY HONEY  Stoneway STY 136                 
044 UNCLE BOB  Stoneway 1097/STY 136
045 SAY OLD MAN  Stoneway STY 136                         
046 BEAUMONT RAG  Stoneway STY 136                        
047 LIBERTY  Stoneway STY 136                             
048 APPLE BLOSSOM POLKA  Stoneway STY 136                 
049 RAGTIME ANNIE  Stoneway STY 136                       
050 HOWDY WALTZ  Stoneway STY 136                         
1975 Doggett Music Enterprises, 1045 Studewood, Houston, TX – Chubby Wise and  Howdy Forrester (Chubby Wise [fiddle], Howdy Forrester [fiddle], Danny Ross [flattop gt], Buck Henson [bass], Larry Mccall [drums], Clyde Brewer [piano]. Producer: R.M.Stone)
051 LH-13173 CINDY 1126/STY-149
052 CONVICT AND THE ROSE STY-149
053 LIBERTY STY-149
054 LH-13174 IN THE PINES 1126/ STY-149
055 WHISPERING HOPE STY-149
056 THE WALTZ YOU SAVED FOR ME STY-149
057 A KIND OF LOVE I CAN'T FORGET STY-149
058 RED RIVER VALLEY STY-149
059 I'M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY STY-149
060 GRANDFATHER'S CLOCK STY-149
061 BOTTLE IN THE HAND STY-149
062 OVER THE WAVES STY-149
1975 Doggett Music Enterprises, 1045 Studewood, Houston, TX – Howdy Forrester (Howdy Forrester [fiddle], Chubby Wise [rh gt], Richard Puckett [rh gt], E.J. Hopkins [mandolin], Buck Henson [bass], Larry McCall [drums],  Clyde Brewer [piano])
063 BLACKBERRY BLOSSOM  Stoneway STY 150 
064 OLD GREY BONNET  Stoneway STY 150 
065 ST. ANNE'S REEL  Stoneway 1127/STY 150
066 RYE BREAD  Stoneway STY 150 
067 THE HOWDY POLKA  Stoneway STY 150 
068 HOLLOW POPLAR  Stoneway STY 150 
069 MEMPHIS BLUES  Stoneway STY 150 
070 I SAW THE LIGHT  Stoneway 1127/STY 150 
071 ROSE OF SHARON  Stoneway STY 150 
072 RED APPLE RAG  Stoneway STY 150 
073 LEATHER BRITCHES  Stoneway STY 150 
074 EIGTH OF JANUARY  Stoneway STY 150 
17 September 1977 Gilley's Studio, Pasadena, TX – Howdy Forrester (Howdy Forrester [fiddle], Danny Ross [gt], Paul Buskirk [gt/dobro], Ron Rebstock [mandolin/banjo], Buck Henson/ Jerry Ontiberoz [bass], Clyde Brewer [piano])
075 WILLOW SPRINGS  Stoneway STY 168
076 THE BLUE DANUBE  Stoneway STY 168
077 GOLDEN EAGLE HORNPIPE  Stoneway STY 168
078 LEGEND IN MY TIME  Stoneway STY 168
079 I LOVE YOU BECAUSE  Stoneway STY 168
080 IDA RED  Stoneway STY 168
081 GYPSY LAMENT  Stoneway 1150/STY 168
082 SLIPPIN' AROUND  Stoneway 1150/STY 168
083 SPRINGTIME POLKA  Stoneway STY 168
084 EVENING SHADES  Stoneway STY 168
085 DON'T LET YOUR DEAL GO DOWN  Stoneway STY 168 
1982 Cumberland Sound Studio, Hendersonville, TN – Kenny Baker and Howdy Forrester (Kenny Baker [fiddle], Howdy Forrester [fiddle], Charlie Collins [gt], Wynn Osborne [banjo], Robby Osborne [mandolin], Roy Huskey [bass])
086 LITTLE BIDDY ACORN IN A GREAT BIG TREE County 784
087 SUGAR TREE STOMP County 784
088 PARIS WALTZ County 784
089 SMITH'S REEL County 784
090 LITTLE BROWN HAND County 784
091 DUSTY MILLER County 784
092 EAST TENNESSEE BLUES County 784
093 RED APPLE RAG County 784
094 LITTLE NANCY ROLAND County 784
095 SNOW DEER County 784
096 RINKY DINKY DO County 784
097 FIDDLER'S DREAM County 784
098 SMITH'S RAG County 784
1986 [home recordings] unknown – John Hartford and Howdy Forrester
09801 WARM UP SFR CD 110  
09802 DUGLER WITH A SHOEFLY ON SFR CD 110  
09803 THAT MUST HAVE BEEN A TIE SFR CD 110  
09804 MCKINLEY SFR CD 110  
09805 HOME MADE SUGAR AND A PUNCHEON FLOOR SFR CD 110  
09806 ARTHUR SMITH'S TWINKLE LITTLE STAR SFR CD 110  
09807 I'VE NEVER HEARD ANYBODY PLAY IT BUT ARTHUR SFR CD 110  
09808 STUMP TAIL DOG SFR CD 110  
09809 WELL IT'S DIFFERENT SFR CD 110  
09810 UNCLE JOHN WILLS'S LOST INDIAN SFR CD 110  
09811 YOU DID A WHOOP SFR CD 110  
09812 STILL ON THE HILL (SELLS BROTHERS CIRCUS RAG) SFR CD 110
09813 TUMBLING CREEK LIZA JANE SFR CD 110
09814 TELL YOU WHERE I FIRST HEARD THAT ONE SFR CD 110
09815 LADIES IN THE BALLROOM SFR CD 110
09816 BENNY DIDN'T GET INTO THAT PART SFR CD 110  
09817 GOING ACROSS THE SEA SFR CD 110
09818 THAT'S MORE LIKE A SCOTLAND TUNE SFR CD 110
09819 COTTON EYED JOE SFR CD 110
09820 SUGAR IN THE GOURD SFR CD 110  
09821 POSSUM UP A GUM STUMP SFR CD 110  
09822 BALANCE ALL SFR CD 110  
09823 PADDY ON THE TURNPIKE SFR CD 110
09824 POLLY PUT THE KETTLE ON SFR CD 110  
09825 YOU EVER HEARD SECESH SFR CD 110
09826 SECESH SFR CD 110
09827 GREENBACK DOLLAR... VERNON SOLOMON NEVER HEARD THAT SFR CD 110
09828 LADY OF THE LAKE SFR CD 110  
09829 ROY TALKED ABOUT GRANDPAPPY GEORGE WILKERSON SFR CD 110  
09830 GOING UPTOWN SFR CD 110
09831 EVEN BACK IN THOSE DAYS SFR CD 110  
09832 BITTER CREEK SFR CD 110  
09833 RUN OUT OF TUNES SFR CD 110

ALBUMS
Cube 8008 Fancy Fiddlin' Country Style: Rutland's Reel; Fiddler's Waltz; Leather Breeches; Dog In The Rye Straw; Brilliance; Strictly Forrester; High Level Horn Pipe; Sally Goodin?; Say Old Man; Cruel Willie; Clarinet Polka; Gray Eagle Horn Pipe – 01-60 (reissued on MGM E-4035 in 1962 and on Spring Fed SFR 105 The MGM Recordings in 2009)
United Artists UAL-3295/UAS-6295 Fiddlin' Country Style:  Grandmammy Look At Uncle Sam;  Town And Country Fiddler;  Memory Waltz;  Howdy In Hickman County; Apple Blossom Polka;  Pretty Polly Ann;  Doc Harris Hornpipe; Weaping Heart;  Wild Fiddlers Rag;  Cathy;  Last Waltz; Cluckin' Hen  - 12-63                                                      
Kanawha 601 Howdy Forrester and Georgia Slim Ruhland:  Flop-Eared Mule; Devil's Dream; Alabama Jubilee; Ida Red; Mocking Bird; Fire On The Mountain; Katy Hill; Dusty Miller; Polly Put The Kettle On; Cindy; Beaumont Rag; Rickett's Hornpipe – 69  (KRLD in Dallas radio transcriptions, 1940s, reissued on Texas Fiddle TFR-CD 710)
Stoneway STY-127 Howdy's Fiddle And Howdy Too!:  Topeka Polka; Grey Eagle;  Black And White Rag;  Run Johnny Run;  Cruel Willie;  Durang's Hornpipe;  Sally Goodin;  Fiddler's Waltz;  Trombone Rag;  Bully Of The Town;  Brown Skin Gal;  Build A Little Boat - 73                                                 
Stoneway STY-136 Big Howdy: Clarinet Polka; Over The Waves; Dill Pickle Rag;  Indian Creek; Trot Along My Honey; Uncle Bob;  Say Old Man;  Beaumont Rag;  Liberty;  Apple Blossom Polka;  Ragtime Annie;  Howdy Waltz – 01-74                                                        
Stoneway STY-149 Fiddle Tradition: Cindy; Convict and The Rose; Liberty; In The Pines; Whispering Hope; The Waltz You Saved For Me; A Kind Of Love I Can't Forget; Red River Valley; I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry; Grandfather's Clock; Bottle In The Hand; Over The Waves – 09-75 w. Chubby Wise
Stoneway STY-150 Leather Britches: Blackberry Blossom; Old Grey Bonnet; St. Anne's Reel; Rye Bread; The Howdy Polka; Hollow Poplar; Memphis Blues; I Saw The Light; Rose Of Sharon; Red Apple Rag; Leather Britches; Eigth Of January – 09-75
Stoneway STY-168 Stylish Fiddling:Willow Springs; The Blue Danube; Golden Eagle Hornpipe; Legend In My Time; I Love You Because; Ida Red; Gypsy Lament; Slippin' Around; Springtime Polka; Evening Shades; Don't Let Your Deal Go Down - 04-78
County 784 Red Apple Rag: Little Biddy Acorn In A Great Big Tree; Sugar Tree Stomp; Paris Waltz; Smith's Reel; Little Brown Hand; Dusty Miller; East Tennessee Blues; Red Apple Rag; Little Nancy Roland; Snow Deer; Rinky Dinky Do; Fiddler's Dream; Smith's Rag – 83 w. Kenny Baker
Spring Fed SFR CD 110 Home Made Sugar And A Luncheon Floor:  Warm Up;  Dugler with a Shoefly On;  That Must Have Been a Tie;  McKinley;  Home Made Sugar and a Puncheon Floor;  Arthur Smith's Twinkle Little Star;  I've Never Heard Anybody Play It but Arthur;  Stump Tail Dog;  Well It's Different;  Uncle John Wills's Lost Indian;  You Did a Whoop;  Still on the Hill (Sells Brothers Circus Rag);  Tumbling Creek Liza Jane;  Tell You Where I First Heard That One;  Ladies in the Ballroom;  Benny Didn't Get into That Part;  Going Across the Sea;  That's More Like a Scotland Tune;  Cotton Eyed Joe;  Sugar in the Gourd;  Possum up a Gum Stump;  Balance All;  Paddy on the Turnpike;  Polly Put the Kettle On;  You Ever Heard Secesh;  Secesh;  Greenback Dollar... Vernon Solomon Never Heard That;  Lady of the Lake;  Roy Talked About Grandpappy George Wilkerson;  Going Uptown;  Even Back in Those Days;  Bitter Creek;  Run out of Tunes - 01-16 w. John Hartford



SINGLES
Stoneway (1973-78)
1080 Topeka Polka / Release Me - 73
1097 Uncle Bob / Clarinet Polka – ca. 74
1112 Dill Pickle Rag / Grey Eagle - 74
1126 Cindy / In The Pines – 75 w. Chubby Wise
1127 St. Anne's Reel / I Saw The Light - 75
1150 Gypsy Lament / Slippin' Around – ca. 78
 

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Thanks to Mario Manciotti for sending session details daily
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Thanks to Lillies Ohlsson for many western swing contributions.
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Thanks to Goran Adolph for many rare albums info
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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.
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Thanks to Reginald Bartlette for info and additions of Columbia custom numbers.
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