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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Grant Turner

Jesse Granderson “Grant” Turner *17-05-1912 Abilene, TX, +19-10-1991
by Praguefrank, Kent Heineman

1951 Tennessee Recording Studio, 4th Ave., Nashville, TN –  Helen Carter and Grant Turner, (Helen Carter [vcl], Grant Turner [vcl], Del Wood [piano] + unknown musicians)
001 4041/E1QB-14095  YOU CAN‘T STOP ME FROM DREAMING  789
002 4042/E1QB-14096  HEAVEN‘S DECISION  789
possibly from this session
003 MY DEAREST, AND BEST  Republic 7004-45
004 I'LL KEEP ON LOVING YOU Republic 7004-45
ca. August 1964 unknown – Grant Turner
005 THE BIBLE IN HER HAND Chart 1130
1965 poss. RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Grant Turner  (Producer: Slim Williamson)
007 MACO LIGHT 1275
008 OLD NORTH STAR  1275

1976 unknown – Grant Turner
009 TING-A-LING Caprice CA-2019
010 MIRACLE OF LOVE Caprice CA-2019
1985 Nashville, TN – Grant Turner and Melissa Kay (Producer Tommy Dee)
012 THE PUPPY AND THE BEAR  Killer K-1001

CVS ? Grant Turner Remembers The Grand Ole Opry As It Was Then: Opry Corner; Lower Broadway; Tootsie’s; History and Description of Ryman Auditorium; Stage Door; Johnny Cash and June Carter; The Famous Stage; Hank Williams and Jimmy Rodgers; Ernest Tubb; Roy Acuff; Pee Wee King and Eddy Arnold; Red Foley; Stringbean; String’s Gone Fishin’ – 80 (spoken)

Tennessee/*Republic (1951)
789 You Can’t Stop Me From Dreaming / Heaven’s Decision – 51 w. Helen Carter
*7004-45 My Dearest And Best / I’ll Keep On Loving You – 52 w. Helen Carter
Chart (1964-1965)
1130 Lord Don't Let Me Down / The Bible In Her Hand  - ca 08-64
1275 Maco Light / Old North Star - 65

Caprice (1976)
CA-2019 Ting-A-Ling / Miracle Of Love (1976)
Killer (1985)
K-1001 (I Spent The Nite In) The Country Music Hall Of Fame / The Puppy and The Bear -  85 with Melissa Kay


Thanks to Michel Ruppli, not only for his books which I use daily, but also for a large amount of rare and unpublished data from his giant archive.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
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.