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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Ernest Martin



*27-01-1914 Clay City, KY, +2000
By Thieu Van De Vorst, Praguefrank

SESSIONS
1949 unknown - Ernest Martin and The Kentucky Mountain Boys (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/rh gt/banjo], Roy McQueen, Jessie Martin)
001 7102 WHERE THE FLOWERS OF GOD SHALL BLOOM Rich-R-Tone 406
002 HEAVEN’S HIGHWAY 66 Rich-R-Tone 406
003 6900 YOU GOT TO HUMBLE DOWN Rich-R-Tone 407
004 7181 MY VINE COVERED CABIN ON THE HILL Rich-R-Tone 407
005 3118 GOD’S LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE Rich-R-Tone 408
006 TREASURERS ON HIGH Rich-R-Tone 408
early 1950s unknown – Ernest Martin and The Kentucky Mountain Boys (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/rh gt/banjo], Roy McQueen, Jessie Martin, Wade Gentry)
007/012 unknown titles for Butler records
1952 unknown, OH – Ernest Martin and His Gospel Melody Maker (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/gt/banjo], Ray Norvel, Bob Norvel, Oral C. Roberts)
013 SUGAR COATED RELIGION Martin 410 /BACM CD D 152
014 THE VALLEY OF DEATH Martin 410/BACM CD D 152
1953 unknown, OH – Ernest Martin and His Gospel Melody Maker (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/gt/banjo], Ray Norvel, Bob Norvel, Oral C. Roberts)
015 REVELATIONS 1:18 Martin 411//BACM CD D 152
016 ROSE AMONG THE THORNS Martin 411/18187-8 BACM CD D 152
017 RIVER OF TIME Martin 412/BACM CD D 152
018 WHEN THE WRATH OF GOD COMES DOWN Martin 412/BACM CD D 152
1954 unknown, OH – Ernest Martin and His Gospel Melody Maker (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/gt/banjo], Mamie Petrey [vcl-1], Ray Norvel, Bob Norvel, Oral C. Roberts)
019 HEAVEN BOUND EXCURSION Martin 4013/100 BACM CD D 152
020 THE LITTLE GRAVEYARD -1 Martin 4013/BACM CD D 152
021 I'LL BE SHOUTING OVER ON THE OTHER SIDE Martin 4014/100 BACM CD D 152
022 THEY WERE LEADING MY LORD FROM THE GARDEN OF PRAYER Martin 4014/100 BACM CD D 152
1955 unknown, OH – Ernest Martin and His Gospel Melody Makers (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/gt/banjo], Ray Norvel, Bob Norvel, Oral C. Roberts)
023 CP 1026 SHINE ON Martin 1015/100 BACM CD D 152
024 CP 1027 HEAVEN'S HIGHWAY 66 Martin 1015/100 BACM CD D 152
025 CP 1028 SWING WIDE THE GOLDEN GATES Martin 1016/BACM CD D 152
026 CP 1029 MY LONG JOURNEY HOME Martin 1016/BACM CD D 152
Early 1956 unknown, OH – Ernest Martin and His Gospel Melody Makers (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/gt/banjo], Ray Norvel, Bob Norvel, Oral C. Roberts)
027 CP-1072 WHITE WINGED ANGEL Martin 4015/18187-8 BACM CD D 152
028 CP-1073 WHO WAS THAT MAN Martin 4015/100 BACM CD D 152
029 CP-1074 FADED FLOWERS Martin 4016/100 BACM CD D 152
030 CP-1075 THE GOLDEN RULE Martin 4016/100 BACM CD D 152
1956 unknown, OH – Ernest Martin and His Gospel Melody Makers (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/gt/banjo], Ray Norvel, Bob Norvel, Oral C. Roberts)
031 WHEN THE FLOWERS OF GOD SHALL BLOOM Martin 1017/100 BACM CD D 152
032 THE SCARLET CORD Martin 1017/100 BACM CD D 152
1959 unknown,OH – Ernest Martin and His Gospel Melody Maker (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/gt/banjo], Ray Norvel, Bob Norvel, Oral C. Roberts)
033 CP-1937 LET'S BE FRIENDS Martin 1018/BACM CD D 152
034 CP-1938 LET IT SHINE ON ME Martin 1018/BACM CD D 152
1960 unknown, OH – Ernest Martin and His Gospel Melody Maker (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/gt/banjo], Ray Norvel, Bob Norvel, Oral C. Roberts)
035 GABRIEL BLOW YOUR SILVER TRUMPET Martin 1019/BACM CD D 152
036 WHITE DOVE OF PEACE Martin 1019/BACM CD D 152
037 THE GOLDEN CROWN Martin 1019/BACM CD D 152
038 I WANT TO LIVE HUMBLE Martin 1019/BACM CD D 152
1952-1962 unknown, OH – Ernest Martin and His Gospel Melody Makers (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/gt/banjo], Ray Norvel, Bob Norvel, Oral C. Roberts)
039 YEARS I'LL NOT FORGET Martin 100
040 MY VINE COVERED CABIN ON THE HILL Martin 100 BACM CD D 152
1963 unknown, OH – Ernest C. Martin with The Norvel Brothers (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/gt/banjo], Ray Norvel, Bob Norvel, Oral C. Roberts)
041 GLORY BOUND ROCKET Martin 1020
042 PERILOUS TIMES Martin 1020
043 MY LIFE MIGHT BE A BIBLE Martin 1020
044 I’LL FACE NOBODY’S RECORD BUT MINE Martin 1020
1966 Johnsound Studio, 3600 Warn Road, Middletown, OH – Ernest Martin (Ernest Martin [vcl/rh gt/banjo], Bob Norvel, Ray Norvel, Oral C.Robbins. Procuder: Ernest C.Martin)
045 NO BURDENS PASS THROUGH Martin 18187/88
046 WHEN MY TIME COMES TO GO Martin 18187/88
047 UNCLOUDY DAY Martin 18187/88
048 WHAT A DAY THAT WILL BE Martin 18187/88
049 HOUSE OF GOLD Martin 18187/88
050 LITTLE OLD FASHION COUNTRY CHURCH Martin 18187/88
051 LIVING WHERE THE MILK AND HONEY FLOWS Martin 18187/88
052 ROAD OF NO RETURN Martin 18187/88
053 LITTLE BLACK TRAIN Martin 18187/88
054 ONE MORE DAY Martin 18187/88
1966 Melody Sound Studio, Hamilton, OH – Ernest C. Martin (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/rh gt], J.D.Jarvis [flat top gt/dobro], Ralph King [tnr vcl/banjo], Chet Barnett [bass], Bob Atkins [drums], Ken Bussell [fiddle])
055 SUNSHINE FROM HEAVEN Pine Tree PTSLP 503
056 PRISONER OF SIN Pine Tree PTSLP 503
057 MATTHEW 28 Pine Tree PTSLP 503
058 SNOWFLAKES Pine Tree PTSLP 503
059 RIVER OF TIME Pine Tree PTSLP 503
060 WHITE DOVE OF PEACE Pine Tree PTSLP 503
061 JUST A ROSE WILL DO Pine Tree PTSLP 503
062 GABRIEL BLOW YOUR SILVER TRUMPET Pine Tree PTSLP 503
063 LIGHT AT THE RIVER Pine Tree PTSLP 503
064 THAT LAST INAUGURATION Pine Tree PTSLP 503
065 PALE HORSE AND HIS RIDER Pine Tree PTSLP 503
066 THE GREAT SPECKLED BIRD Pine Tree PTSLP 503
ca 1972 Jewel Recording Studios, 1594 Kinney Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Ernest C. Martin (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/rh gt], Dallas Alexander [tnr vcl/gt], Ernest Martin Jr.[gt], J.D.Jarvis [bariton vcl/flat top gt/dobro], Bruce Andrews [banjo], Vernon Leroy Martin [bass], Darrell Alexander [drums]. Producer: Rusty York)
067 WHAT HAVE YOU GAINED Jewel LPS 346
068 MOTHER'S NOT DEAD SHE'S ONLY SLEEPING Jewel LPS 346
069 DON'T GO HOME UNSAVED Jewel LPS 346
070 HE'LL COME AGAIN Jewel LPS 346
071 A CROWN HE WORE Jewel LPS 346
072 HE WAS WAITING AT THE ALTAR FOR ME Jewel LPS 346
073 GOING UP HOME TO LIVE IN GREEN PASTURES Jewel LPS 346
074 THERE AIN'T NO GRAVE GONNA HOLD MY BODY DOWN Jewel LPS 346
075 LET'S BE FRIENDS Jewel LPS 346
076 TAKE ME IN YOUR LIFEBOAT Jewel LPS 346
077 UNTIL THEN Jewel LPS 346
1973 Jewel Recording Studios, 1594 Kinney Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Ernest C. Martin (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/rh gt],  Ernest Martin Jr.[gt], Bruce Andrews [flat top gt/banjo], J.D. Jarvis [dobro],  Vernon Leroy Martin [bass]. Producer: Rusty York)
078 TOO FAR UPON MY JOURNEY Jewel LPS 393
079 MAKE ROOM IN THE LOFE BOAT FOR ME Jewel LPS 393
080 HE BLESSED MY SOUL Jewel LPS 393
081 ZION'S HILL Jewel LPS 393
082 WAITING FOR THE BOYS TO COME HOME Jewel LPS 393
083 SOMEONE TO CARE Jewel LPS 393
084 TREASURES ON HIGH Jewel LPS 393
085 PURPLE ROBE Jewel LPS 393
086 EACH RING OF THE HAMMER Jewel LPS 393
087 WHEN THE WRATH OF GOD COMES DOWN Jewel LPS 393
088 THE GOLDEN CROWN Jewel LPS 393
089 KING JESUS WILL ROLL ALL BURDENS AWAY Jewel LPS 393
ca 1975 Jewel Recording Studios, 1594 Kinney Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Ernest C. Martin (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/rh gt/banjo],  Ernest Martin Jr.[gt],  Vernon Leroy Martin [bass] + more unknown musicians. Producer: Rusty York)
090 NO DEPRESSION IN HEAVEN Jewel LPS 611
091 RANK STRANGER Jewel LPS 611
092 LITTLE GRAVEYARD Jewel LPS 611
093 LORD IT'S JUST ANOTHER HILL Jewel LPS 611
094 SUGAR COATED RELIGION Jewel LPS 611
095 TEARS WILL NEVER STAIN THE STREETS OF THAT CITY Jewel LPS 611
096 A BETTE RLIFE IS WAITING Jewel LPS 611
097 OH HOW PRECIOUS IS THE PROMISE Jewel LPS 611
098 KEEP ON THE SUNNY SIDE Jewel LPS 611
099 ANGELS GET MY MANSION READY Jewel LPS 611
1979 Jewel Recording Studios, 1594 Kinney Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Ernest C. Martin (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/rh gt/banjo], Ernest Martin Jr.[gt], Chubby Howard [dobro],  Vernon Leroy Martin [bass], S. Rogers [drums], Rusty York [harmonica]. Producer: Rusty York)
100 GREAT DAY IN THE MORNING Jewel JRC 967
101 I CANNOT TOUCH THE NHEM OF HIS GARMENT Jewel JRC 967
102 THE CAMEL TRAIN Jewel JRC 967
103 BENEATH THE OLD OLIVE TREE Jewel JRC 967
104 MORE THAN JUST A MAN Jewel JRC 967
105 HE ROWS ME OVER THE TIDE Jewel JRC 967
106 WHAT WILL YOU SAY Jewel JRC 967
107 REUNION IN HEAVEN Jewel JRC 967
108 GIVE ME THE ROSES Jewel JRC 967
109 LITTLE BLACK TRAIN Jewel JRC 967
1983 Jewel Recording Studios, 1594 Kinney Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Ernest C. Martin (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/banjo], Ernest Martin Jr.[gt], Vernon Leroy Martin [bass], Bryan Rice [drums], Rusty York [harmonica/dobro]. Producer: Rusty York)
110 THE GREAT SEA OF TIME Jewel JRC 83011
111 HE WILL UNDERSTAND Jewel JRC 83011
112 YOU GOT TO HUMBLE DOWN Jewel JRC 83011
113 MOVE OVER IN THE PROMISED LAND Jewel JRC 83011
114 STAND UP AND BE COUNTED Jewel JRC 83011
115 A ROSE AMONG THE ROSES Jewel JRC 83011
116 LOOKING FOR YOU Jewel JRC 83011
117 I GOT UP WITH HEAVEN ON MY MIND Jewel JRC 83011
118 HAVE FAITH IN GOD Jewel JRC 83011
119 LONG JOURNEY HOME Jewel JRC 83011
1986 Jewel Recording Studios, 1594 Kinney Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Ernest C. Martin (Ernest C. Martin [vcl/banjo/dobro/harmonica/gt], Ernest Martin Jr.[gt], Rusty York [dobro], Vernon Leroy Martin [bass], Willie Browne [drums]. Producer: Rusty York)
120 HE'S RISEN TODAY Jewel JRC 86011
121 IN MY ROBE OF WHITE Jewel JRC 86011
122 TWO COATS BEFORE ME Jewel JRC 86011
123 HERE TODAY GONE TOMORROW Jewel JRC 86011
124 I'M LIVING THE RIGHT LIFE NOW Jewel JRC 86011
125 PREACHING MAN Jewel JRC 86011
126 WHERE THE ROSES NEVE FADE Jewel JRC 86011
127 THE SWEETEST GIFT A MOTHER'S SMILE Jewel JRC 86011
128 HE NEVER LEFT ME ALONE Jewel JRC 86011
129 IT'S NEVER GONE OUT Jewel JRC 86011

ALBUMS
Martin 100 Ernest Martin Sings Heaven's Highway 66:  Years I'll Not Forget;  Heaven Bound Excursion; I'll Be Shouting Over On The Other Side; They Were Leading My Lord From The Garden Of Prayer;  The Scarlet Cord; When The Flowers Of God Shall Bloom; My Vine Covered Cabin On The Hill; Who Was That Man?; The Golden Rule;  Heaven's Highway 66; Faded Flowers; Shine On – 62 (MX 9063/64)

Martin 18187/8 Ernest Martin Sings Road Of No Return: No Burdens Pass Through; Rose Among The Thorns; When My Time Comes To Go; Uncloudy Day; What A Day That Will Be; House Of Gold; Little Old Fashion Country Church; White Winged Angel; Living Where The Milk And Honey Flows;  Road Of No Return;  Little Black Train; One More Day – 66

Pine Tree PTSLP 503 That Last Inaugaration: Sunshine From Heaven;  Prisoner Of Sin;  Matthew 28;  Snowflakes; River Of Time; White Dove Of Peace; Just A Rose Will Do; Gabriel Blow Your Silver Trumpet; Light At The River; That Last Inauguration; Pale Horse And His Rider; The Great Speckled Bird - 66

Jewel LPS 346 What Have You Gained: What Have You Gained;  Mother's Not Dead She's Only Sleeping; Don't Go Home Unsaved;  He'll Come Again;  A Crown He Wore;  He Was Waiting At The Altar For Me; Going Up Home To Live In Green Pastures; There Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down; Let's Be Friends; Take Me In Your Lifeboat;  Until Then - 73

Jewel LPS 393 Ernest C. Martin Sings Too Far Upon My Journey: Too Far Upon My Journey;  Make Room In The Lofe Boat For Me;  He Blessed My Soul;  Zion's Hill; Waiting For The Boys To Come Home; Someone To Care; Treasures On High; Purple Robe; Each Ring Of The Hammer; When The Wrath Of God Comes Down; The Golden Crown; King Jesus Will Roll All Burdens Away - 73

Jewel LPS 611 Keep On The Sunny Side: No Depression In Heaven;  Rank Stranger; Little Graveyard;  Lord It's Just Another Hill; Sugar Coated Religion; Tears Will Never Stain The Streets Of That City;A Bette Rlife Is Waiting;  Oh How Precious Is The Promise;  Keep On The Sunny Side; Angels Get My Mansion Ready - 76

Jewel LPS 967 Ernest C. Martin Sings Great Day In The Morning: Great Day In The Morning; I Cannot Touch The Nhem Of His Garment; The Camel Train; Beneath The Old Olive Tree; More Than Just A Man; He Rows Me Over The Tide;  What Will You Say;  Reunion In Heaven; Give Me The Roses; Little Black Train - 79

Jewel JRC 83011 Ernest C. Martin Sings The Great Sea Of Time: The Great Sea Of Time; He Will Understand; You Got To Humble Down; Move Over In The Promised Land;  Stand Up And Be Counted; A Rose Among The Roses; Looking For You; I Got Up With Heaven On My Mind; Have Faith In God; Long Journey Home – 83

Jewel JRC 86011 He's Risen Today: He's Risen Today;  In My Robe Of White;  Two Coats Before Me;  Here Today Gone Tomorrow;  I'm Living The Right Life Now; Preaching Man; Where The Roses Neve Fade; The Sweetest Gift A Mother's Smile; He Never Left Me Alone; It's Never Gone Out - 86

BACM [UK] CD D 152 Hillbilly Gospel From The Bluegrass Hills: Sugar Coated Religion; Revelations 1: 18; The Valley Of Death; River Of Time; Rose Among The Thorns; I'll Be Shouting Over On The Other Side; White Winged Angel; Who Was That Man; They Were Leading My Lord From The Garden Of Prayer; Heaven Bound Excursion; Swing Wide The Golden Gates; The Little Graveyard (Mamie Petrey) ; When The Flowers Of God Shall Bloom; Faded Flowers; My Vine Covered Cabin On The Hill; Scarlet Cord; The Golden Rule; Heaven's Highway 66; My Long Journey Home; Let It Shine On Me; Gabriel Blow Your Silver Trumpet; White Dove Of Peace; The Golden Crown; I Want To Live Humble; Let's Be Friends; When The Wrath Of God Comes Down; Shine On - 06



SINGLES
Rich-R-Tone (1949)
406 Where The Flowers Of God Shall Bloom / Heaven’s Highway 66 – 03-05-49
407  You Got To Humble Down / My Vine Covered Cabin On The Hill – 12-07-49 (poss. Unissued)
408 God’s Long Distance Telephone / Treasurers On High – 12-07-49
The Ernest Martin records (406, 407, 408) from 1949 use earlier catalog numbers of unreleased records
Butler
One unknown single
Martin (1952-1960s)
410 Sugar Coated Religion / The Valley Of Death - 52
411 Revelations 1:18 / Rose Among The Thorns - 53
412 River Of Time / When The Wrath Of God Comes Down - 53
4013 Heaven Bound Excursion / The Little Graveyard (Mamie Petrey Singer) - 54
4014 I'll Be Shouting Over On The Other Side / They Were Leading My Lord
From The Garden Of Prayer – ca 54
1015 Heaven's Highway 66 / Shine On - 55
1016 Swing Wide The Golden Gates / My Long Journey Home - 55
4015 White Winged Angel / Who Was That Man - 56
4016 Faded Flowers / Golden Rule - 56
1017 When The Flowers Of God Shall Bloom / Scarlet Cord - 56
1018 Let It Shine On Me / Let's Be Friends – 59
 (EP)
1019  Gabriel Blow Your Silver Trumpet; I Want To Live Humble / White Dove Of Peace;  The Golden Crown  - 60 (MX 4111/4112)
1020 Glory Bound Rocket; Perilous Times / My Life Might Be A Bible; I’ll Face Nobody’s Record But Mine - 63

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