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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Ray Anderson



*18-06-1924 Webster County, WV, +11-08-2010
3rd version

by Ivan Tribe, Al Turner, Dick Grant, Xavier Maire, Dave Sax, Johan Lofstedt, Aain Saddler, Phil Tricker, Malcolm Chapman, Thieu Van De Vorst, Murray Kirch, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS

Mid 1950 Redio Station Studio, Bowling Green, KY – Ray Anderson (Raymond “Ray” Anderson [vcl/gt], poss. Dick Stratton’s Nite Owls. Producer: James “Jim” McKinney)

001 11 YOU'RE THE TWO TIMING KIND Dixie Jamboree 504/Redita LP 128 BCD 15854
002 12 YOU'D BETTER HOLD YOUR TONGUE 504
REDITA LP 128 NASHVILLE COUNTRY ROCK (1986, NED); BEAR FAMILY BCD 15854 SHOT IN THE DARK-TENNESSEE JIVE (2000, GER)
1950 Nashville, TN – Ray Anderson and His Tennessee Mountaineers (Raymond “Ray” Anderson [vcl/gt/steel], poss. Dick Stratton’s Nite Owls. Producer: James “Jim” McKinney)
003 27 DRAFT BOARD BLUES 513/Redita 122 BCD 15854
004 28 I'M LONELY BECAUSE 5013/Redita LP 122 BCD 15854
REDITA LP 122 CRAZY ABOUT THE BOOGIE (1981, NED),
1951 Radio Station WHTN, Huntington, WV - Cliff Allen and Ray Anderson/ Cliff Allen and The West Virginia Mountain Boys* (Cliff Allen [vcl/?], Ray Anderson [duet vcl-1/gt] + unknown musicians)
005 282 I'M A-GONNA LEAVE YOU -1 Cozy 282/3
000 283 I'M LONESOME AND BLUE*  Cozy 282/3
1952 Radio Station WHTN, Huntington, WV  - Ray Anderson and his Tennessee Mountaineers
006 NO. 1 NO GOOD AT LYIN‘  Blue Ribbon  A 1/2
007 NO. 2 IT’S A DOGGONE DIRTY SHAME  Blue Ribbon A 1/2
March 1953 Rite Recording Studio, 3930 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Ray Anderson (Producer: Carl Burkhardt)
008 8112 (I FINALLY FOUND) THE GIRL OF MY DREAMS Kentucky 573/HBR 023
009 8113 DEATH IS ONLY A DREAM Big 4 Hits 31
010 8114 BUILDING ON THE SAND Big 4 Hits 31
011 8115 WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN Kentucky 568 Alcar 568
012 8116 WHAT WOULD THE PROFIT BE Kentucky 568 Alcar 568
HILLBILLY RESEARCHER HBR 023 KENTUCKY LABEL (2000, UK)
March 1953 Rite Recording Studio, 3930 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Ray Anderson (Producer: Carl Burkhardt)
013 8150 STALIN KICKED THE BUCKET Kentucky 573/BCD 16065 Collector WLP 2821 HBR 023
COLLECTOR WLP 2821 BOPPIN‘  HILLBILLY VOL. 21 (1991, NED)
1953 Rite Recording Studio, 3930 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Ray Anderson (Producer: Carl Burkhardt)
014 8203 TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART Big 4 Hits 38
015 8203 RAMBLIN' MAN Big 4 Hits 38
1954 Radio Station WCHO, Washington Court House, OH – Ray Anderson/Jack Henderson*
016 THE WORLD LOST A STAR (recitation to Hank Williams) Mountaineer 255
000 FLIRTIN‘* Mountaineer 255
1956 Radio Station WCHO, Washington Court House, OH – Ray Anderson
017 260 DON'T WAIT NO LONGER (POOR SINNER) Mountaineer 260/1
018 261 FORGOTTEN GRAVE Mountaineer 260/1
12 January 1957 Radio Station WWVA, Wheeling, WV – Ray Anderson (Producer: Dusty Owens)
019 11257-A LIVING TOO FAST Admiral 1005/Collector WLP 2805
020 11257-B AT LAST Admiral 1005
COLLECTOR WLP 2805 BOPPIN‘ HILLBILLY VOL. 5 (1889, NED)
Spring 1957 Radio Station WWVA, Wheeling, WV - Ray Anderson  (Ray Anderson [vcl/gt], Bobby Osborne [mandolin], Sonny Osborne [banjo], Wayne Raney [harmonica])
021 CP 1236 ONCE SWEETHEARTS Mountaineer MT 645
022 CP 1237 THOSE OLD HANDS Mountaineer MT 645
023 NEAR THE CROSS MT 646
024 NOTHING BUT THE BLOOD MT 646
The Osborne Brothers were not credited on Mountaineer singles
1957 Radio Station WWVA, Wheeling, WV - Ray Anderson with Trio (producer: Ray Anderson)
025 CP-1283 HOLD TO GOD'S UNCHANGED HAND MT 647
026 CP-1284 NO DRUNKEN CAN ENTER MT 647
ca December 1957 Radio Station WWVA, Wheeling, WV - Ray Anderson and the Home Folks
027 ST-2599 DREAMING Mountaineer unissued Starday 45-342
028 ST-2600 SPUTNICKS AND MUTNICKS Mountaineer unissued 45-342/BCD 16065 Collector 5555
029 unknown title  Mountaineer unissued
030 unknown title Mountaineer unissued
031 unknown title  Mountaineer unissued
BEAR FAMILY BCD 16065 ATOMIC PLATTERS : COLD WAR MUSIC FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF HOMELAND SECURITY (GER, Aug. 6, 2005); COLLECTOR 5555 GREAT DIXIE BOPPIN‘ HILLBILLY (1996, NED)
January or February 1958 Radio Station. WWVA, Wheeling, WV - Ray Anderson (Ray Anderson [recitation], ? [organ])
032 ST-2649/2749 GIVE ME THE FLOWERS NOW Starday EP-354
033 ST-2650/2750 MY OLD CLAY HOUSE Starday EP-354
034 ST-2651/2751 THE CITY OF SHUT INS. Starday EP-354
035 ST-2652/2752 OLD TIME CHURCH Starday EP-354
1958 unknown – Ray Aanderson (Producer: Ray Anderson)
036 45-728-A YOU CAN BREAK A HEART (THAT’S BEEN BROKEN) Starday 45-728
037 45-728-B CRYIN‘  A RIVER Starday 45-728
1967 unknown – Ray and Maxine Anderson
038 ALMOST HOME GRS LP-71204  
039 DEATH IS ONLY A DREAM GRS LP-71204  
040 HE IS EVERYTHING GRS LP-71204  
041 LOVE OF GOD GRS LP-71204  
042 JESUS IS MINE GRS LP-71204   
043 LOST AND DYING SHEEP GRS LP-71204  
044 KING JESUS GRS LP-71204  
045 I’LL BE PRESENT GRS LP-71204  
046 LET ME WALK WITH YOU JESUS GRS LP-71204  
047 SOME WONDERFUL DAY GRS LP-71204  
048 PRECIOUS JESUS GRS LP-71204  
049 I SAW THE LIGHT GRS LP-71204   
Dcember 1967 unknown, OH – Ray Anderson
050 SILVER BRIDGE DISASTER GRS 71266
051 THEY CRUCIFIED THE ROSE GRS 71266
The Silver Bridge disaster occurred on Friday 15th December 1967
1968 unknown – Ray Anderson
052 FLOWER’S IN GOD’S GARDEN GRS LP-80314
053 BOAT OF LIFE GRS LP-80314
054 THE GOSPEL NEWS GRS LP-80314
055 YOU MUST TAKE TIME TO DIE GRS LP-80314
056 THIS MAN JESUS GRS LP-80314
057 WHY DID IT HAPPEN? GRS LP-80314
058 THEN WE SHALL RISE GRS LP-80314
059 COMING SOMEDAY GRS LP-80314
060 I CALLED TO THE LORD GRS LP-80314
061 IN DARKNESS NO MORE GRS LP-80314
062 PRAY FOR THEM GRS LP-80314
063 NEW LEASE OF LIFE GRS LP-80314 
1969 unknown – Ray Anderson, *with Maxine Anderson
064 THE LIGHTS OF HOME GRS LP-90123
065 HIGHER GROUND GRS LP-90123
066 THE LOVE OF GOD WITHIN GRS LP-90123
067 HIS GRACE IS SUFFICIENT GRS LP-90123
068 KEEP MY FIRING LINE TO GLORY OPEN LORD* GRS LP-90123
1969 unknown – Ray Anderson
069 90772A MAN ON THE MOON Victory 90772
070 90772B MAN CAN CHANGE THE WORLD Victory 90772
1969 unknown – The Road Family Singers with Rev. Ray Anderson
071 GOING UP HOME Victory LP-691012  
072 MANSIONS FAIR Victory LP-691012  
073 EACH RING OF THE HAMMER Victory LP-691012  
074 SAVE A LITTLE SPOT IN HEAVEN Victory LP-691012  
075 THE HAVEN OF REST Victory LP-691012   
076 TAKE ME IN THE LIFEBOAT Victory LP-691012  
077 WHEN THE ANGELS CARRY ME HOME Victory LP-691012
078 CRYING HOLY UNTO THE LORD Victory LP-691012



ALBUMS
GRS LP-71204 We’re Almost Home: Almost Home; Death Is Only A Dream; He Is Everything; Love Of God; Jesus Is Mine;  Lost And Dying Sheep; King Jesus; I’ll Be Present; Let Me Walk With You Jesus; Some Wonderful Day; Precious Jesus; I Saw The Light –  67 w. Maxine Anderson

GRS LP-80314 Silver Bridge Disaster Memorial Album: Flower’s In God’s Garden; Boat Of Life; The Gospel News; You Must Take Time To Die; This Man Jesus; Why Did It Happen?; Then We Shall Rise; Coming Someday; I Called To The Lord; In Darkness No More; Pray For Them; New Lease Of Life – 68

GRS LP-90123 The Southern Gospel Travelers: The Lights Of Home; Higher Ground; The Love Of God Within; His Grace Is Sufficient; Keep My Firing Line To Glory Open Lord; + tracks by The Roar Sisters, The Gospel Bluegrass Quartet, Gospel Travelers – 69

Victory LP-691012 The Roar Family With Rev. Ray Anderson: Going Up Home; Mansions Fair; Each Ring Of The Hammer; Save A Little Spot In Heaven; The Haven Of Rest;  Take Me In The Lifeboat; When The Angels Carry Me Home; Crying Holy Unto The Lord + 8 tracks by The Roar Family Singers - 69

BACM [UK] CD D 553 With The Tennessee Mountaineers And The Homefolks: You're The Two Timing Kind; I'm Lonely Because; Draft Board Blues; Stalin Kicked The Bucket;  (I Finally Found) The Girl Of My Dreams;  Take These Chains From My Heart;  Ramblin' Man;  Death Is Only A Dream; Building On The Sands;  No Good At Lyin';  It's A Doggone Shame;  When The Saints Go Marching In; What Would The Profit Be;  Don't Wait No Longer (Poor Sinner);  Forgotten Grave; Once Sweethearts;  Living Too Fast;  Sputniks And Mutniks;  Those Old Hands;  I'm Gonna Leave You;  Just Wait And See;  The World Lost A Star;  At Last;  You Can't Break A Heart That's Been Broken;  Cryin' A River;  Dreaming – 02-17
 


SINGLES
Dixie Jamboree (1950)
504 You're The Two Timing Kind / You'd Better Hold Your Tongue – 07-08-50 (rev. Aug. 19)
513 Draft Board Blues / I'm Lonely Because – 12-50
Cozy (1951)
282/283 I'm A-Gonna Leave You / I'm Lonesome And Blue – 51 w. Cliff Allen
Blue Ribbon (1952)
A No.1/2 No Good At Lyin‘ / It's a Doggone Dirty shame  – 52
Alcar and Kentucky/*Big 4 Hits (1953)
568 When The Saints Go Marching In / What Would The Profit Be - 53
573 (I Finally Found) The Girl Of My Dreams / Stalin Kicked The Bucket - 03-53 (rev. March 21)
*31 Death Is Only A Dream; Building On The Sand / [Jim Fair:] Take My Hand; Precious Lord - 53
*38 Take These Chains From My Heart; Ramblin' Man / [Jim Fair:] Mexican Joe; Knothole – 53
Mountaineer  (MOUNTAINEER Records was owned by George E. Blackmore)
255 [Ray Anderson:] The World Has Lost A Star / [Jack Henderson:] Flirtin‘ - 54
260/261 Don't Wait No Longer / Forgotten Grave – 56
MT 645 Once Sweethearts / Those Old Hands – 05-57
MT 646 Near The Cross / Nothing But The Blood – 57
MT 647 Hold To God's Unchanged Hand / No Drunken Can Enter - 57
Starday 45-342 Sputnicks And Mutnicks / Dreaming – 12-57 (leased masters)
Starday EP-354 Give Me The Flowers Now / My Old Clay House / The City Of Shut Ins. / Old Time Church – 04-58 (leased masters)
Admiral (1957) (ADMIRAL Records was owned by Dusty Owens)
1005 Living Too Fast / At Last – 02-57
Starday (custom) (1958)
45-728 You Can Break A Heart (That’s Been Broken) / Cryin‘  A River – 08-58
GRS (1967-68)  (GRS RECORDS was owned by Ray Anderson)
71266 Silver Bridge Disaster / They Crucified The Rose – 12-67
Victory (1969-) (GRS RECORDS was owned by Ray Anderson)
90772 Man On The Moon / Man Can Change The World - 69

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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
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