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Country and crossover since 1920s and my favorite artists of all genres too...
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Monday, September 3, 2012

Norwood Tew

by Tony Russell, Praguefrank
SESSIONS
15 June 1936 Hotel Charlotte, 237 West Trade St., Charlotte, NC - Wade Mainer and Zeke Morris and Norwood Tew (Wade Mainer [vcl/banjo], Zeke Morris [vcl/gt], Norwood Tew [vcl])
001 BS-102612-1 MY CRADLE DAYS B-6489 Montgomery Ward M-5031/ OHCS-150
002 BS-102613-1 GATHERING FLOWERS FROM THE HILL B-6489 Montgomery Ward M-5031/OHCS-150
003 BS-102614-1 MY MOTHER IS WAITING B-6551 Montgomery Ward M-7005/ Old Homestead OHM-90001
004 BS-102615-1 IF I COULD HEAR MY MOTHER PRAY B-6460 Montgomery Ward M-5028/ Old Homestead OHM-90001
005 BS-102616-1 NOBODY'S DARLING ON EARTH B-6460 Montgomery Ward M-5028/ OHCS-150
006 BS-102617-1 SHAKE HANDS WITH MOTHER B-6596 Montgomery Ward M-7007/ OHM-90001
15 June 1936 Hotel Charlotte, 237 West Trade St., Charlotte, NC - Norwood Tew (Norwood Tew [vcl/gt])
007 BS-102618-1 SAILOR MAN BLUES Bluebird B-6553
008 BS-102619-1 SUNNY SOUTH IS CALLING ME Montgomery Ward M-7235
009 BS-102620-1 CAROLINA YODELIN RAMBLER B-6553
010 BS-102621-1 HARVEST TIME IN DIXIE M-7235
15 February 1937 Hotel Charlotte, 237 West Trade St., Charlotte, NC – Norwood Tew (The Old Lefthander) (Norwood Tew [duet vcl/vcl-1/gt], Louise Tew [duet vcl except-1])
011 BS-07012-1 IF I COULD BRING BACK MY BUDDY B-6892 Montgomery Ward M-7232
012 BS-07013-1 MY OLD CRIPPLED DADDY B-6892 Montgomery Ward M-7232
013 BS-07014-1 LITTLE WOODEN DOLL B-7288 Montgomery Ward M-7233
014 BS-07015-1 SOON WE'LL COME TO THE OLD GARDEN GATE B-7288 Montgomery Ward M-7234
015 BS-07016-1 TALKING TO THE RIVER -1 B-7618
016 BS-07017-1 YOUR MOTHER STILL PRAYS FOR YOU B-7791 Montgomery Ward M-7233 Regal Zonophone G23689
017 BS-07018-1 I’LL BE WAITING WHEN THE CACTUS BLOOMS B-7791 Montgomery Ward M-7234 Regal Zonophone G23689
26 September 1938 Andrew Jackson Hotel, 223 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC - Norwood and Louise Tew (Norwood Tew [vcl-1/duet vcl-2/gt], Louise Tew [duet vcl-2])
018 BS-027709-1 JUST A KEROSENE LAMP -2 unissued
019 BS-027710-1 LOUISIANA MOON -2 unissued
020 BS-027711-1 LILIAN BRANCH -1 unissued
021 BS-027712-1 DADDY'S GONE WHERE THE FOOD FARMERS GO -1 unissued
022 BS-027713-1 IF YOU MEET A TRAMP -1 B-7950 Regal Zonophone G23751
023 BS-027714-1 TWO LITTLE LADS -1 B-7950 Regal Zonophone G23751
024 BS-027715-1 AT THE BOTTOM BLUES -1 B-8057
025 BS-027716-1 TWO HEARTS ON THE OLD WILLOW TREE -2 B-8057
026 BS-027717-1 MY OLD CRIPPLED DADDY PART 2 -2 unissued
027 BS-027718-1 YOUR LOVE WAS LIKE A RAINBOW -2 unissued

SINGLES
Bluebird (1936-38)
B-6460 Nobody's Darling On Earth / If I Could Hear My Mother Pray - 07-36 w. Wade Mainer and Zeke Morris
B-6489 My Cradle Days / Gathering Flowers From The Hill - 08-36 w. Wade Mainer and Zeke Morris
B-6551 My Mother Is Waiting / Come Back To Your Dobie Shack -10-36 w. Wade Mainer and Zeke Morris (A)/ Wade Mainer and Zeke Morris (B)
B-6553 Sailor Man Blues / Carolina Yodelin Rambler
B-6596 (J.E.Mainer's Mountaineers:) Walk That Lonesome Valley / Shake Hands With Mother (w. Zeke Morris amd Wade Mainer) - 10-36
B-6892 If I Could Bring Back My Buddy / My Old Crippled Daddy – 37
B-7288 Little Wooden Doll / Soon We'll Come To The Old Garden Gate – 37
B-7618 Talking To The River / [Wilf Carter] - 38
B-7791 Your Mother Still Prays For You / I’ll Be Waiting When The Cactus Blooms – 38 (Australian issue on Regal Zonophone G23689)
B-7950 If You Meet A Tramp / Two Little Lads – 38 (Australian issue on Regal Zonophone G23751)
B-8057 At The Bottom Blues / Two Hearts On The Old Willow Tree - 38
Montgomery Ward
M-5028 Nobody's Darling On Earth / If I Could Hear My Mother Pray - 07-36 w. Wade Mainer and Zeke Morris
M-5031 My Cradle Days / Gathering Flowers From The Hill - 08-36 w. Wade Mainer and Zeke Morris
M-7232 If I Could Bring Back My Buddy / My Old Crippled Daddy – 37
M-7233 Little Wooden Doll / Your Mother Still Prays For You - 37
M-7234 Soon We'll Come To The Old Garden Gate / I’ll Be Waiting When The Cactus Blooms - 37
M-7235 Sunny South Is Calling Me / Harvest Time In Dixie - 37

Conrad Pierce

by Carl G. Cederblad
SESSIONS

Mid 1970 Nashville, TN – Conrad Pierce
001 MAKING IT BACK TO MACON Musicor MU 1413
002 NOT ENOUGH TO KEEP YOU OFF MY MIND Musicor MU 1413 MU 1422
003 ATLANTA MU 1422
1978 Soundshop Studio, 1307 Division St., Nashville, TN – Conrad Pierce (Conrad Pierce [vcl], Phil Baug or Pete Bordanali [ld gt], Bucky Barrett or Lennie Breau [rh gt], Doyle Grisham [steel/dobro], Steve Schaefer [bass gt], Hayward Bishop [drums], Buddy Spicher [fiddle], Bobby Ogden [piano], Sylvia Allen, Charles Quillen [bck vcl]. Producer: Dave Conrad)
004 IT‘S HARD TO BE A COWBOY THESE DAYS Phoenix PXR 138/PXR 138
005 WHERE LOVE GOES WHEN IT DIES Phoenix PXR 138/ PXR 138
1978/1979 Soundshop Studio, 1307 Division St., Nashville, TN/ Pete’s Place, 809 18th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Conrad Pierce, w. Darrell McCall [-1], Mona McCall [-2] (Conrad Pierce [vcl], Mona McCall [duet vcl-2/bck vcl], Phil Baug/Pete Bordanali [ld gt], Bucky Barrett/Lennie Breau [rh gt], Buddy Emmons [steel], Darrell McCall [duet vcl-1/bass gt], Joe Allen [bass gt], Buddy Harman [drums], Buddy Spicher [fiddle], Bunky Keels/Conrad Pierce [piano], Diane McCall, Donna Jean Digby [bck vcl]. Producer: Darrell McCall, Buddy Emmons)
006 THERE‘LL ALWAYS BE HONKY TONKS IN TEXAS -1 Phoenix PXR 138
007 BACK ON MY MIND AGAIN Phoenix PXR 138
008 WHEN YOU WERE WALTZING WITH ME Phoenix PXR 138
009 WE‘LL SWEEP OUT THE ASHES IN THE MORNING -2 Phoenix PXR 138
010 BEFORE THE MEMORIES BEGIN Phoenix PXR 138
011 I WANTA WEAR MY HAT -1 Phoenix PXR 138
012 ONE BRIDGE I HAVEN‘T BURNED Phoenix PXR 138
013 IT‘S THE WATER -1 Phoenix PXR 138
1981 unknown, TX – Conrad Pierce(Producer: Bill Butler, Rick Dennis)
014 I DON‘T WANT THE WORLD (JUST GIVE ME TEXAS) Windmill UR 2326
015 SITTIN‘ ON A TEXAS BARSTOOL Windmill UR 2326
016 BLACK COFFEE AND A SANGRIA AFTERNOON UR 2463
017 LEE IS A COWBOY UR 2463
018 TIL I MET YOU UR 2735
019 HER RED LIPS CAN KISS MY BLUES AWAY UR 2735
ca 1982 poss. Nashville, TN – Conrad Pierce (Producer: Bobby Bond)
020 OUR LIFE‘S GOT ALL THE MAKIN‘S (OF A REAL GOOD CHEATING SONG) MT MTR-1000
021 WE‘RE WALKIN‘ ON ICE (BY SLIPPING AROUND) MTR-1000
022 WHERE EVER MY SONGS TAKE ME I´LL GO MTR-1000
023 WHY IS THAT DEVIL IN HEAVEN WITH MY ANGEL MTR-1000
024 I NEVER THOUGHT I‘D EVER CROSS THAT LINE MTR-1000
025 JUMPIN‘ JOHNNY MIDNIGHT MTR-1000
026 IF HE‘D NEVER WALKED ON YOU (YOU‘D NEVER HAVE RUN TO ME) MTR-1000
027 IF I HAD MY LIFE TO LOVE OVER MTR-1000
028 THERE‘S NOT MANY PLACES I AIN‘T BEEN MTR-1000
029 MOBILE HOME HEAVEN MTR-1000
030 SOMETHIN‘ FUNNY‘S GOT A HOLD ON ME MTR-1000


ALBUMS
Phoenix PXR 138 It‘s Hard To Be A Cowboy These Days: There‘ll Always Be Honky Tonks In Texas (W. Darrell Mccall); Back On My Mind Again; When You Were Waltzing With Me; We´ll Sweep Out The Ashes In The Morning (W. Mona Mccall); Before The Memories Begin; I Wanta Wear My Hat (W. Darrell Mccall); One Bridge I Haven‘t Burned; It‘s The Water (W. Darrell Mccall);Where Love Goes When It Dies; It´s Hard To Be A Cowboy These Days - 79
MT Records MTR-1000 Conrad Pierce: Our Life‘s Got All The Makin's (Of A Real Good Cheating Song); We‘re Walkin‘ On Ice (By Slipping Around); Where Ever My Songs Take Me I´ll Go;Why Is That Devil In Heaven With My Angel; I Never Thought I‘d Ever Cross That Line; Jumpin´ Johnny Midnight; If He‘d Never Walked On You (You‘d Never Have Run To Me); If I Had My Life To Love Over; There‘s Not Many Places I Ain‘t Been; Mobile Home Heaven; Somethin‘ Funny‘s Got A Hold On Me - 82


SINGLES

Musicor (1970)
MU 1413 Making It Back To Macon / Not Enough To Keep You Off My Mind – ca 06-70
MU 1422 Atlanta / Not Enough To Keep You Off My Mind – ca 09-70
Phoenix (1978)
PXR 138 It‘s Hard To Be A Cowboy These Days / Where Love Goes When It Dies - 78
Windmill (1981)
UR 2326 I Don’t Want The World (Just Give Me Texas) / Sittin‘ On A Texas Barstool - 81
UR 2463 Black Coffee And A Sangria Afternoon / Lee Is A Cowboy – 81
UR 2735 Til I Met You / Her Red Lips Can Kiss My Blues Away – 81




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.