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Monday, February 4, 2013

Luke Gordon (Svein Martin)



LUKE GORDON
SESSION DISCOGRAPHY



LUKE GORDON
Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
Late 1954/Early 1955

Gordon R. “Luke Gordon” Brown (vcl/ac gtr); Bernarr Graham “Buzz” Busbice (mand); John Humbird Duffey (dobro); Calvin Scott
“Scotty” Stoneman (fdl); Oscar James “Jimmy” Stoneman (str bs).
Producer: Benjamin”Ben” Adelman

CP-4571          GOIN’ CRAZY                                                                             Unissued, L&C LP-0014,
                      (Luke Gordon)                                                                              Spin-O-Rama M/S-137

CP-4571          GOIN’ DOW THE ROAD FEELIN’ BAD                                          Unissued, L&C LP-0014,
                      (Trad. with the Bill Monroe text)                                                      Mount Vernon Music MVM/MVS-156,
                                                                                                                        Spin-O-Rama M/S-137,
                                                                                                                        Premier PM/PS-9037,
                                                                                                                        Coronet CX/CXS-246, Dixie CD-5555,
                                                                                                                        World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393,
                                                                                                                        One Media Publishing (digital)

CP-4571          TAKE ME FOR THE FOOL THAT I AM                                          Unissued, L&C LP-0014,
                      (Luke Gordon)                                                                              Mount Vernon Music MVM/MVS-156,
                                                                                                                        Spin-O-Rama M/S-108,
                                                                                                                        Premier PM/PS-9041

CP-4572          ON THE BANKS OF THE OLD PONTCHARTRAIN                         Unissued, L&C LP-0014,
                      (Ramona Vincent-Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)                          World Artists WACD-106,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393

CP-4572          IS IT WRONG                                                                             Unissued, L&C LP-0014,
                      (Luke Gordon)                                                                              World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393

NB (1):     L&C LP-0014 “LUKE GORDON SINGS” released in limited quantity and issued with plain white sleeve in 1961.
                L&C = Luke & Cuca (Luke’s first wife).

NB (2):     “GOIN’ CRAZY” on L&C LP-0014 – playing time is 2:27.8

NB (3):     “GOIN’ CRAZY” on Spin-O-Rama M/S-137 – playing time is 2:21

NB (3):     “IS IT WRONG” on L&C LP-0014 – playing time is 2:06.4

NB (4):     “IS IT WRONG” on both World Artists WACD-101 and B.A.C.M. CD D-393 is sped up – playing time is 2:01.2

NB (5):     Mount Vernon Music MVM/MVS-156 “LUKE GORDON – COUNTRY & WESTERN” released 1962.

NB (6):      Spin-O-Rama M/S-108 “FEATURING THE COUNTRY SINGING OF JIMMY DEAN with LUKE GORDON”
released 1963. First pressing and later had different label designs.

NB (7):      Spin-O-Rama M/S-137 “COUNTRY ROUND-UP STARRING JIMMY DEAN with LUKE GORDON” released 1965.

NB (8):      Premier PM/PS-9037 “SWINGIN’ SHINDIG STARRING JOHNNY RIVERS also starring The Tremonts, Luke
Gordon, Charlie Francis” released 1965.

NB (9):      Coronet CX/CXS-246 “SWINGIN’ SHINDIG STARRING JOHNNY RIVERS also starring The Tremonts, Luke
Gordon, Charlie Francis” released 1965.

NB (10):    Premier PM/PS-9041 “FEATURING THE COUNTRY SINGING OF JIMMY DEAN with LUKE GORDON”
released 1965.

NB (11):    Dixie CD-5555 “V.A. - DIXIE BOPPIN’ HILLBILLIES, Vol.1.” released NL 1995.

NB (12):    B.A.C.M. CD D-393 “LUKE GORDON SINGS DARK HOLLOW & OTHER CLASSIC NUMBERS” released in
U.K. 2012.

NB (13):    One Media Publishing (digital) “V.A. - WILDCAT BOOGIE BOPPIN’ HILLBILLIES” released 2012.



LUKE GORDON
Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
1955

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); Buzz Busby (mand); Scotty Stoneman (fdl); Norman L. “Ric” Nelson (dobro); Jimmy Stoneman (stg bs).
Producer: Ben Adelman

CP-4572          DON’T SAY GOODBYE IF YOU LOVE ME                                     Unissued, L&C LP-0014,
                      (Luke Gordon)                                                                              World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393

NB (1):      According to the late RIC NELSON, the above recording session lasted all day and mainly repeated the
songs from the first session and several unknown titles.

NB (2):      “DON’T SAY GOODBYE IF YOU LOVE ME” on L&C LP-0014 – playing time is 3:02.4

NB (3):      “DON’T SAY GOODBYE IF YOU LOVE ME” on both World Artists WACD-101 and B.A.C.M. CD D-393 is
sped up – playing time is 2:55.0



LUKE GORDON
Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
1955

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); Scotty Stoneman (fdl); Donald “Don” West (stl gtr); Buzz Busby (mand); Homer “Curley” Smith (fdl);
Jimmy Stoneman (stg bs).
Producer: Ben Adelman

CP-4571          I BELIEVE I’M ENTITLED TO YOU                                               Unissued, L&C LP-0014,
                      (Cliff Carlisle-Mel Foree-Chester Rice)                                            World Artists WACD-104,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393

CP-4572          SWING WIDE YOUR GATE OF LOVE                                            Unissued, L&C LP-0014,
                      (Hank Thompson)                                                                         World Artists WACD-104,
                                                                                                                        World Artists WACD-106,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393

CP-4571          LET THIS KISS BID YOU GOODBYE                                            Unissued, L&C LP-0014,
                      (Luke Gordon)                                                                              World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                        World Artists WACD-102,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393

CP-4571          WHEN IT’S TIME (FOR THE WHIPPOORWILLS TO SING)             Unissued, L&C LP-0014,
                      (Alton Delmore) (Arr. Luke Gordon - Vidor Pub., Inc. BMI)                  World Artists WACD-101

CP-4572/         LONELY HEARTACHE                                                                 Unissued, L&C LP-0014,
S-1336            (Luke Gordon) (Cedar Music BMI)                                                   Empire 45-512,
                                                                                                                        Spin-O-Rama M/S-108,
                                                                                                                        Mount Vernon Music MVM/MVS-156,
                                                                                                                        Premier PM/PS-9041,
                                                                                                                        World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                        World Artists WACD-106,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393

NB (1):     “LET THIS KISS BID YOU GOODBYE” on L&C LP-0014 – playing time is 2:21.6

NB (2):      “LET THIS KISS BID YOU GOODBYE” on World Artists WACD-101 & WACD-102 & B.A.C.M. CD D-393 is
sped up – playing time is 2:15.8

NB (3):      “WHEN IT’S TIME (FOR THE WHIPPOORWILLS TO SING)” on L&C LP-0014 – playing time is 2:22.2

NB (4):      “WHEN IT’S TIME (FOR THE WHIPPOORWILLS TO SING)” on World Artists WACD-101 is sped up –
playing time is 2:15.8

NB (5):      “LONELY HEARTACHE” on L&C LP-0014 – long version with complete instr. break – playing time is
2:34.5 – instr. Break circa 0:58

NB (6):      “LONELY HEARTACHE” on Empire 45-512 & B.A.C.M. CD D-393 is a short version with speed slowed
down and instr. break cut-off circa 0:30 at the end of break – playing time is 2:10

NB (7):      “LONELY HEARTACHE” on Spin-O-Rama M/S-108, Mount Vernon Music MVM/MVS-156 & Premier
PM/PS-9041 as master, but with added echo – playing time is 2:33

NB (8):      “LONELY HEARACHE” on World Artist WACD-101 is sped up – playing time is 2:29



LUKE GORDON acc. by C. Smith & Tenn. Haymakers
Capitol Transcription Service, 11th & G Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
Saturday 16th April 1955

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); Dub Howington (el gtr); Curley Smith (fdl); Don West (stl gtr); Fuzzy Groves (stg bs);
Jessie Parrish (dms).
Producer: Ben Adelman
Engr: Edward “Ed” Beher

45-PD-550-A    GOIN’ CRAZY                                                                             L&C 45-550-A, Starday 45-550-A,
                      (Luke Gordon) (Starrite BMI)                                                          Dixie CD-5555, World Artists WACD-102,
                                                                                                                        Starday Custom, Vol. 2,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-385, B.A.C.M. CD D-393,
                                                                                                                        One Media Publishing (digital)

45-PD-550-B    MARRIED LIFE                                                                           L&C 45-550-A, Starday 45-550-A,
                      (Luke Gordon) (Starrite BMI)                                                          World Artists WACD-102,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393

NB (1):      L&C 45-550 released Monday 2nd April 1956 and reviewed by Billboard Saturday 7th April 1956.

NB (2):      Both L&C 45-550 and Starday 45-550 were released on 78 rpm.

NB (3):      “V.A. – STARDAY CUSTOM, Vol. 2” is a bootleg release.



LUKE GORDON
Capitol Transcription Service, 11th & G Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
1955

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); Dub Howington (el gtr); Curley Smith (fdl); Don West (stl gtr); Fuzzy Groves (stg bs); Jessie Parrish (dms).
Producer: Ben Adelman
Engr: Ed Beher

45-555-A          LET THIS KISS BID YOU GOODBYE                                            Starday 45-555-A, Ace Ltd 603
                      (Luke Gordon) (Starrite BMI)

45-555-B          BABY’S GONE                                                                            Starday 45-555-A, Ace Ltd 603,
                      (Luke Gordon) (Starrite BMI)                                                          Dixie CD-5555,Starday LP-218,
                                                                                                                        World Artist WACD-102,
                                                                                                                        Cactus OFF-CD-5065,
                                                                                                                        Starday Custom, Vol. 2,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393,
                                                                                                                        One Media Publishing (digital)

NB (1):      Starday 45-555 released April 1956 and BMI clearance 18th May 1956.

NB (2):      Ace Ltd 603 “V.A. – STARS OF TEXAS HONKY TONK” released in U.K. 1991.

NB (3):      Cactus OFF-CD-5065 “V.A. - STARDAY HILLBILLY, Vol. 2” released 2009.

NB (4):      Starday LP-218 “V.A. - THE LOST STARDAY RECORDINGS – ORIGINAL 1950s RECORDINGS”

NB (5):      B.A.C.M. CD D-385 “V.A. – CUSTOM MADE HILLBILLY” released in U.K. September 2012.



LUKE GORDON
Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
1955

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); Frederick Lincoln “Link” Wray, Jr. (ld gtr); Vernon “Ray Vernon” Wray (gtr.); John “Johnny” “Pancake”
Norris (stl gtr); Unk (stg bs).
Producer: Ben Adelman

                      CHRISTMAS IN TENNESSEE                                                       Mount Vernon Music MVM/MVS-156,
                      (Harlow-Williams)                                                                         World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393



LUKE GORDON
Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
1955

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); Dub Howington or Harold “Harry” Wade or Wade Holmes (el gtr); Don West or Michael “Mickey” Woodward (stl gtr); Curley Smith or Walter “Buck” Ryan or Marvin West (fdl); John Duffey (dobro).
Producer: Ben Adelman

                      CHANGING COMPANY                                                                Mount Vernon Music MVM/MVS-156,
                      (Luke Gordon)                                                                              Spin-O-Rama M/S-137,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393

                      PASTURES GREEN                                                                     Mount Vernon Music MVM/MVS-156,
                      (Luke Gordon)                                                                              Spin-O-Rama M/S-137,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393



LUKE GORDON
TOWN & COUNTRY JAMBOREE – WMAL-TV, Capital Arena, 14th Street, Washington, D.C.
Saturday 31st December 1955

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); James Ray “Jimmy” Dean (mc/accdn); Buck Ryan (fdl); Herbert “Herbie” Jones (rhy gtr); Marvin Carroll
(stl gtr); Mary Klick (stg bs).

                      HONKY TONKIN’                                                                        World Artists WACD-102
                      (Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

                      HANK WILLIAMS MEDLEY:                                                         World Artists WACD-102
                               A MANISION ON THE HILL
                               (Fred Rose-Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)
                               NEVER AGAIN (WILL I KNOCK ON YOUR DOOR)
                               (Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)
                               MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS
                               (Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)
                               (I HEARD THAT) LONESOME WHISTLE
                               (Jimmie Davis-Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)
                               HONKY TONK BLUES
                               (Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)
                               I COULD NEVER BE ASHAMED OF YOU
                               (Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)
                               COLD, COLD HEART
                               (Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)
                               KAW-LIGA
                               (Hank Williams-Fred Rose) (Acuff-Rose BMI)
                               YOUR CHEATIN’ HEART
                               (Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)
                               LOVESICK BLUES
                               (Irving Mills-Cliff Friend)

                      FADED LOVE AND WINTER ROSES                                             World Artists WACD-102
                      (Fred Rose) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

NB:          Luke Gordon was a guest on the above show which celebrated the 3rd anniversary of Hank Williams death.



LUKE GORDON
Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
1955-1956

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); Wade Holmes (ld gtr); Dub Howington (el gtr); Don West (stl gtr); Unk (stg bs).
Producer: Ben Adelman

                      RACETRACK BLUES                                                                  Mount Vernon Music MVM/MVS-156,
                      (Luke Gordon)                                                                              World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393

                      THE DARK YEARS AHEAD                                                          Mount Vernon Music MVM/MVS-156,
                      (Luke Gordon)                                                                              World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393



LUKE GORDON and his Lonesome Drifters
Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
ca. April 1956

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); poss. Curley Smith (fdl); others unknown.
Producer: Ben Adelman

ST-45-565-A     BIG NEW DANCE                                                                        Starday 45-565-A, Dixie CD-5555,
      (Luke Gordon) (Starrite BMI)                                                          World Artists WACD-102,
                                                                                                                        Starday Custom, Vol. 2,
                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393,
                                                                                                                        One Media Publishing (digital)

ST-45-565-B     JUST DOIN’ WHAT’S RIGHT                                                       Starday 45-565-B, Ace Ltd 603,
                      (Luke Gordon) (Starrite BMI)                                                          World Artists WACD-102,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393

NB:          Starday 45-565 released May 1956 and BMI clearance 15th June 1956.



LUKE GORDON
Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
ca. June 1956
                                                                             
Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); poss. Curley Smith (fdl); others unknown.
Producer: Ben Adelman

HO-577-A        IS IT WRONG                                                                             Starday 45-577-A
                      (Luke Gordon) (Starrite BMI)

HO-577-B        WHAT CAN YOU DO?                                                                 Starday 45-577-B, Dixie CD-5555,
                      (Luke Gordon) (Starrite BMI)                                                          Starday Custom, Vol. 2,
                                                                                                                        B.A.C.M. CD D-393,
                                                                                                                        One Media Publishing (digital)

NB:          Starday 45-577 released July 1956 and BMI clearance Friday 28th September 1956.



LUKE GORDON with the Rock & Roll Boys – 1
BILLY ADAMS with the Rock & Roll Boys – 2          
Rite Recording Studio, Cincinnati, OH
1956

Luke Gordon (vcl - 3/ ac gtr); Willie Murray “Billy” Adams (vcl - 4/ ac rhy gtr); Charles “Charlie” Adams (el ld gtr); Curtis May (stg bs).

CP-1331          DON’T CRAMP MY STYLE                           - 1 - 3                       Quincy 932-A,
                      (Luke Gordon/Billy Adams)                                                             World Artists WACD-104

CP-1332          ROCK, PRETTY MAMA                                - 2 – 4                      Quincy 932-B, Legend LP-1003,
                      (Billy Adams)                                                                               Spin EMG-1000,Lost Gold LGR-5798,
                                                                                                                        EFA CD-88962-2, Yeaah! CD-12,
                                                                                                                        World Artists WACD-104,
                                                                                                                        B-Sharp LP 6/19

                      ROCK, PRETTY MAMA                                (alt)                          MCA MCAD-5935, MCA MCA-25088,
                      (Billy Adams)                                                                               Domino LP-1012, Collector CLCD-4411,
                                                                                                                        Club LP-011, Bop-A-Rama BOP-002,
                                                                                                                        Castle Music CMRCD-581

NB (1):     According to LUKE GORDON the above session was held in 1956. According to BILLY ADAMS the
                session was held in 1955.

NB (2):     Quincy 932 released September 1957.

NB (3):     MCA MCAD-5935 “20 ROCKABILLY CLASSICS” released 1987.

NB (4):     MCA MCA-25088 “ROCKABILLY CLASSICS” released 1987.

NB (5):     Domino LP-1012 “ROCK PRETTY MAMA – BILLY ADAMS” released 1992.

NB (6):     Collector CLCD-4411 “NAU VOO ROCK AND ROLL” released in the Netherlands 1993.

NB (7):     Legend LP-1003 “GRAND DADDY’S ROCKIN’, Vol. 2” released 1992.

NB (8):     Club LP-011 “GRAB THIS AND DANCE, Vol. 11” released 1993.

NB (9):     Spin EMG-1000 “$15,000 WORTH OF ROCKABILLY” released 1997.

NB (10):    Bop-A-Rama BOP-002 “BIG NOISE FROM THE PLANET BOP, Vol. 2” released 1998.

NB (11):    Lost Gold LGR-5798 “ORIGINAL HISTORIC ROCKABILLY CLASSICS, Vol. 1” released 1998.

NB (12):    EFA CD-88962-2 “ROCKABILLY RARITIES, Vol. 1” released 2000.

NB (13):    Yeaah! CD-12 “ROCKABILLY RARITIES, Vol. 1” released 2000.

NB (14):    Castle Music CMRCD-581 “ROCKIN’ THRU THE YEARS, 1955-2002 – BILLY ADAMS” released 2002.

NB (15):    B-Sharp LP 6/19 “NASTY ROCKABILLY, Vol. 14” released in Germany 2008.



LUKE GORDON
Rodel Studio, 1028 33rd Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
April 1958

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); Scotty Stoneman (fld/twin fld o/dub); Donna LaVerne Stoneman (mand); Peggy Brain Stoneman (dobro);
Jimmy Stoneman (stg bs).
Producer: Donald F. “Don” Owens

CP-4571                                DARK HOLLOW                                                    Unissued,
                                            (Bill Browning)                                                              L&C LP-0014

45-5803                                 DARK HOLLOW                                                    Blue Ridge 502,
                                            (Bill Browning) (Starday Music BMI)                                World Artists WACD-102,
                                                                                                                             B.A.C.M. CD D-393

45-5804                                 YOU MAY BE SOMEONE (WHERE YOU COME FROM)  Blue Ridge 502, Bark Log BL-6,
                                            (Don Owens) (Circle O Music BMI)                                 World Artists WACD-102,
                                                                                                                             B.A.C.M. CD D-393

NB (1):     “DARK HOLLOW” entered Billboard C&W chart Monday 22nd December 1958 - #13 – 7 weeks.

NB (2):     The above record was never released on Island 0640.

NB (3):     Bark Log BL-6 “COUNTRY HICKS, Vol. 6”.

NB (4):     “DARK HOLLOW” – with no master tape available, a faulty 45 rpm was used on World Artists WACD-102 and
                B.A.C.M. CD D-393 - resulting in a "cut-off" fiddle intro.



LUKE GORDON – 1
DUB HOWINGTON and his Tennessee Haymakers – 2
Luke Gordon Studio, near Fairfax (a few miles from Falls Church, VA)
ca. May 1958

Luke Gordon (vcl - 1/ac gtr); Dub Howington (vcl - 2/el gtr); Don West (stl gtr); Unk (pno - 3); Unk (stg bs).
Producer: Gordon R. Brown

CP-1559                                THE FOOL THAT I AM           - 1                            Quincy 933-A,
                                            (Luke Gordon) (Circle O Music BMI)                               B.A.C.M. CD D-393

CP-1560                                MUSTACHE ON THE CABBAGE HEAD                   - 1 - 2 - 3        Quincy 933-B,
                                            (Luke Gordon) (Circle O Music BMI)                               Collector CLCD-4464,
                                                                                                                             B.A.C.M. CD D-393

CP-1561                                ROAD OF HEARTACHES        - 2                            Quincy 934-A
                                            (Dub Howington) (Circle O Music BMI)

CP-1562                                DON’T PLAY WITH LOVE       - 2                            Quincy 934-B,
                                            (Dub Howington) (Circle O Music BMI)                            Greasy GRLP-006

NB (1):     Both Quincy 933 and 934 released June 1958.

NB (2):     Greasy GRLP-006 “GREASY ROCK ‘N’ ROLL, Vol. 6” released 1999.

NB (3):     Collector CLCD-4464 “CRAZY ROCKIN’” released in the Netherlands in 2001 and re-released in 2012.



LUKE GORDON
Luke Gordon Studio, near Fairfax (a few miles from Falls Church, VA)
1959

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); Dub Howington or Harry Wade or Wade Holmes (el. guitar); Don West or Mickey Woodward (steel guitar);
Curley Smith or Buck Ryan (fiddle); Marvin West or John Humbird Duffey (dobro).
Producer: Gordon R. Brown

                                            WHEN YOU CROSS YOUR HEART                              Spin-O-Rama M/S-108,
                                            (Clairborne-Davis-Dean-Stone)                                 Mount Vernon Music MVM/MVS-156,
                                                                                                                             Premier PM/PS-9041,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-106,
                                                                                                                             B.A.C.M. CD D-393

                                            WHY DO YOU TREAT ME THIS WAY?                         Spin-O-Rama M/S-108,
                                            (Hope Harlow-Link Wray)                                         Mount Vernon Music MVM/MVS-156,
                                                                                                                             Premier PM/PS-9041,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-106,
                                                                                                                             B.A.C.M. CD D-393



LUKE GORDON
Rodel Studio, 1028 33rd Street, N.W., Washington
Sunday 19th April 1959

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); with The Drifters.
Producer: Don Owens

45-6007                                 EIGHT YEARS IN ATLANTA                                   Blue Ridge 506,
                                            (Don F. Owens) (Lonesome Pine Music BMI)                   World Artists WACD-102,
                                                                                                                             B.A.C.M. CD D-393

45-6008                                 WHEN IT’S TIME (FOR THE WHIPPOORWILLS TO SING)            Blue Ridge 506,
                                            (Alton Delmore)                                                            World Artists WACD-102,
                                            (Arr. Luke Gordon - Lonesome Pine Music BMI)               B.A.C.M. CD D-393



LUKE GORDON
“Don Owens Jamboree” – WTTG-TV, Washington, D.C.
1959

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); Donna Stoneman (mand); Ric Nelson (dobro); Jack Cooke (stg bs).

                                            I’ M FREE AT LAST (Ernest Tubb)                                 World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-105

                                            I SAW THE LIGHT (Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)      World Artists WACD-105

                                            A MANSION ON THE HILL                                     World Artists WACD-105
                                            (Fred Rose- Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

                                            WHEN IT’S TIME (FOR THE WHIPPOORWILLS TO SING)            World Artists WACD-105
                                            (Alton Delmore) (Arr. Luke Gordon - Vidor Pub. Inc. BMI)

                                            JAMBALAYA (ON THE BAYOU)                                    World Artists WACD-105
                                            (Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

                                            I’LL BE A BACHELOR ‘TIL I DIE                                 World Artists WACD-105
                                            (Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)



LUKE GORDON
Rodel Studio, 1028 33rd Street, N.W., Washington
Spring 1961

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); Wade Holmes (el gtr); Bill Yates (hmny vcl/stg bs); Wayne Yates (hmny vcl/gtr); Curley Smith (fdl).
Producer: Don Owens

S-1335                                  13 STEPS AWAY                                                   Empire 45-512,
                                            (Merle Haggard-Eddie Burris)                                    Spin-O-Rama M/S-108,
                                            (Arr. Luke Gordon - Cedar Music BMI)                            Spin-O-Rama M/S-126,
                                                                                                                             Premier PM/PS-9041,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-104,
                                                                                                                             B.A.C.M. CD D-393

NB (1):     Empire 45-512 released with a picture sleeve in 1961.

NB (2):     The above record is a ‘Sheldon’ pressing.

NB (3):     Date sticker on label shows March 1961.

NB (4):     Spin-O-Rama M/S-126 “HOOTENANNY COUNTRY STYLE” released 1964.



LUKE GORDON
Oak Leaf Park, Luray, VA
July 1961

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); Franklin Delano Roosevelt “Frank” Wakefield (mand); William Hundley “Bill” Emmerson (5 stg bjo).

                                            WHEN IT’S TIME (FOR THE WHIPPOORWILLS TO SING)            Unnissued
                                            (Alton Delmore) (Arr. Luke GordonI)

                                            YOU MAY BE SOMEONE (WHERE YOU COME FROM)  Unissued
                                            (Don Owens)

                                            THE FOOL THAT I AM (Luke Gordon)                            Unissued

                                            DARK HOLLOW (Bill Browning)                                     Unissued

                                            YOU’RE GONNA CHANGE (OR I’M GONNA LEAVE)      Unissued
                                            (Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

                                            I CAN’T HELP IT (IF I’M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU)    Unissued
                                            (Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)



LUKE GORDON
Wynwood Studio, Falls Church, VA
Early 1966

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); Daniel Mark “Danny” Pendelton (stl gtr); Harry Wade (gtr); others unk.
Producer: Peter “Pete Roberts” Kuykendall

8018/                                    LOVE’S FANTASY                                                 Nashville NV-5271,
ZTSB-110852   (Luke Gordon) (Tronic BMI)                                                            World Artists WACD-102

8019/                                    THRESHOLD TO HEAVEN                                     Nashville NV-5271,
ZTSB-110853   (Luke Gordon) (Tronic BMI)                                                            World Artists WACD-102

NB:          Nashville NV-5271 released March 1961.



LUKE GORDON with Vern and The Drifters
Riverside Studio, Ashland, KY
ca. 1969

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); unk musicians.
Producer: Gordon R. Brown

SO-7054                                REPEAT OF THE PAST                                          World Artists GRB-200/201
                                            (Luke Gordon) (Tom-Cat BMI)

7113B                                   FADED LOVE AND WINTER ROSES                            World Artists 7113,
                                            (Fred Rose) (Acuff-Rose BMI)                                  World Artists GRB-200/201

                                            THERE’LL BE NO TEARDROPS TONIGHT                   World Artists GRB-200/201,
                                            (Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)                                  World Artists WACD-106

                                            TODAY I STARTED LOVING YOU AGAIN                      World Artists GRB-200/201,
                                            (Merle Haggard) (Blue Book BMI)                                   World Artists WACD-106

                                            GOIN’ CRAZY                                                             World Artists GRB-200/201
                                            (Luke Gordon) (Starday BMI)

SO-7055                                WHY SHOULD WE TRY ANYMORE                              World Artists GRB-200/201,
                                            (Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)                                  World Artists WACD-106

                                            TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART                     World Artists GRB-200/201,
                                            (Fred Rose-Hy Heath) (Acuff-Rose BMI)                         World Artists WACD-106

                                            DARK HOLLOW (Bill Browning)                                     World Artists GRB-200/201

                                            THIRTEEN STEPS AWAY                                       World Artists GRB-200/201
                                            (Merle Haggard-Eddie Burris)
                                            (Arr. Luke Gordon - Cedar Music BMI)

7112A                                   OBLIVION (Luke Gordon) (Tom-Cat BMI)                        World Artists 7112,
                                                                                                                             World Artists GRB-200/201

NB (1):     World Artists 7112/13 released 1969.

NB (2):     World Artists GRB-200/201 “WORLD ARTISTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF LUKE GORDON” released
                February 1970.



LUKE GORDON
Showcase Country Music Attractions, American Legion Park, Rt. 229, Culpepper, VA
Sunday 31st May 1970

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); others ukn.

                                            Unknown titles                                                     Unissued



LUKE GORDON
Riverside Studio, Ashland, KY
1976

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); others ukn.

                                            CRYIN’ ON ONE HAND (LAUGHIN’ ON THE OTHER)    World Artists NR-6361-1
                                            (Luke Gordon)

U-10316M/                                                                         THERE COMETH A DAY                 World Artists NR-6362-2,
WAP-1003B     (Luke Gordon)                                                                              World Artist WAP-1003,
                                            (Reeder BMI/Richard Allan Williams BMI)                        World Artists WACD-103,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-106,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WAS 0171105

U-10316M/                                                                         A HOUSE OF GOLD        World Artists NR-6362-1,
WAP-1003A     (Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)                                                  World Artist WAP-1003,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-103,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-106,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WAS 0171105



LUKE GORDON
Luke’s home, Quincy, KY
1978

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr) only.

                                            OBLIVION (Luke Gordon)                                        Released on YouTube

                                            DARK HOLLOW (Bill Browning)                                     Released on YouTube

                                            THIRTEEN STEPS AWAY                                       Released on YouTube
                                            (Merle Haggard-Eddie Burris)

                                            THE FOOL THAT I AM (Luke Gordon)                            Released on YouTube

                                            REPEAT OF THE PAST (Luke Gordon)                           Released on YouTube

                                            WALTZ OF THE ANGELS (?)                                  Released on YouTube

NB:          Soundtrack from private film by Hans Häggström, Sweden – just Luke Gordon and his guitar.



LUKE GORDON
Riverside Studio, Ashland, KY
1981

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); unk musicians.
Producers: Gordon R. Brown/Jim Riffe

U-10045 M                                                                         MUSTACHE ON THE CABBAGE HEAD                           World Artists WAP-5001,
                                            (Luke Gordon) (BMI)                                               Riverside RSS-4603 (cass.),
                                                                                                                             World Artists WAP-1002,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-103

B/7567                                  ALL MY LOVE                       (Luke Gordon) (Tom-Cat BMI)                           World Artists 7567,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-101
                                           

A/7566                                  ALIMONY (Luke Gordon) (Tom-Cat BMI)                         World Artists 7566

NB (1):     World Artists WAP-5001 “PRESENTS LUKE GORDON – PICTURE SHOW” – label says
                “PRESENTS LUKE GORDON – KEEPING IT COUNTRY” released 1983.

NB (2):     World Artists WACD-101 released Tuesday 5th June 2001.



LUKE GORDON
Riverside Studio, Ashland, KY
1982

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); unk musicians.
Producer: Jim Riffe
Engineer: S. Hoffman

U-10604 M/      PICTURE SHOW                                                                         World Artists WAP-5001,
WAP-1004 A    (Luke Gordon) (Richard Allan Williams BMI)                                     World Artists WAP-1004,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-103

U-10604 M/      (I HEARD THAT) LONESOME WHISTLE                                       World Artists WAP-1004,
WAP-1004 B    (Hank Williams-Jimmie Davis) (Acuff-Rose BMI)                                    World Artists WACD-104

NB:          World Artists WACD-103 released Saturday 5th June 2004.



LUKE GORDON
Riverside Studio, Ashland, KY
ca. December 1982

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); unk musicians.
Producer: Gordon R. Brown

                                            MY GOOD FRIEND JIM                                         World Artists WAP-5001,
                                            (Luke Gordon) (Richard Allan Williams BMI)                     World Artists RSS-4580,
                                                                                                                             Riverside RSS-4603 (cass.),
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-103

                                            COMING BACK                                                     World Artists WAP-5001,
                                            (Luke Gordon) (Richard Allan Williams BMI)                     World Artists RSS-4580,
                                                                                                                             Riverside RSS-4603 (cass.),
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-103

NB:          Riverside RSS-4603 “LUKE GORDON AND THE NEW COUNTRY SOUND” released 1983.



LUKE GORDON
Riverside Studio, Ashland, KY
December 1982

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); unk musicians.
Producers: Gordon R. Brown/Jim Riffe
Engineer: S. Hoffman

UR-4076 A                                                                         DON’T CRAMP MY STYLE                             World Artists WAP-5001,
                                            (Luke Gordon) (BMI)                                               World Artists RSS-4603 (EP),
                                                                                                                             Riverside RSS-4603 (cass.),
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-103

UR-4076 A       /                     OBLIVION                                                                  World Artists WAP-5001,
R-83054-A                             (Luke Gordon) (Richard Allan Williams BMI)                     World Artists RSS-4603 (EP),
                                                                                                                             World Artists WAP-1001,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-103

                                            OBLIVION                                                                  Riverside RSS-4603 (cass.)
                                            (Luke Gordon)

                                            MASTERPIECE                                                     World Artists NR-6361-2,
                                            (Luke Gordon) (Reader Music BMI)                                 World Artists WACD-105

UR-4076 B                                                                         MASTERPIECE               World Artists WAP-5001,
                                            (Luke Gordon)                                                              World Artists RSS-4603 (EP),
                                                                                                                             Riverside RSS-4603 (cass.),
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-103

WAP-5001A     ALL MY LOVE                                                                             World Artists WAP-5001,
                                            (Luke Gordon) (Reeder BMI/Richard Allan Williams BMI)   Riverside RSS-4603 (cass.),
                                                                                                                             World Artists WAP-1002,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-103

NB (1):     World Artists WAP-1001 a date of 29th March 1984 is shown.

NB (2):     “MASTERPIECE” (#1 & #2) are using the same vocal track, but differently mastered, instrumentation and speed.
                Which one is the ORIGINAL version is hard to say as we have no information that there existed two version.



LUKE GORDON
Riverside Studio, Ashland, KY
December 1982

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); unk musicians.
Producers: Gordon R. Brown/Jim Riffe

WAP-5001A     THE FOOL THAT I AM                                                                 World Artists WAP-5001,
                                            (Luke Gordon) (Richard Allan Williams BMI)                     World Artists WAP-1004,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-103

WAP-5001A     CHANGING COMPANY                                                                World Artists WAP-5001,
                                            (Luke Gordon) (BMI)                                               World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-103

WAP-5001B     PASTURES GREEN                                                                     World Artists WAP-5001,
                                            (Luke Gordon) (BMI)                                               World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-103

WAP-5001B     GOIN’ CRAZY                                                                             World Artists WAP-5001,
                                            (Luke Gordon) (BMI)                                               Riverside RSS-4603 (cass.),
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-103

WAP-5001B     CRYIN’ ON ONE HAND (LAUGHIN’ ON THE OTHER)                    World Artists WAP-5001,
                                            (Luke Gordon) (BMI)                                               Riverside RSS-4603 (cass.),
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-101,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-103

NB:          First pressing of World Artists WAP-1004 “THE FOOL THAT I AM” is shown as “FROM THAT I AM”.



LUKE GORDON
Riverside Studio, Ashland, KY
Saturday 5th December 1987

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); unk musicians.
Producer: Gordon R. Brown

U-20564M                              RACE TRACK BLUES                                           World Artists WAP-1006,
                                            (Luke Gordon) (Reader BMI)                                    World Artists WACD-103,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-106

U-20564M                              BEST WESTERN COWBOY                                   World Artists WAP-1006,
                                            (Luke Gordon) (Richard Allan Williams BMI)                     World Artists WACD-103



LUKE GORDON
Riverside Studio, Ashland, KY
2004

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); unk musicians; o/dubbed instrumentation - 1
Producer: Gordon R. Brown

                                            FOGGY MORNING                 - 1                            World Artists WACD-102,
                                            (Luke Gordon)                                                              World Artists WACD-105

                                            MY HEART, MY WORLD        - 1                            World Artists WACD-102,
                                            (Luke Gordon)                                                              World Artists WACD-105

                                            HIGH ON A HILLTOP                                            World Artists WACD-105,
                                            (Tommy Collins)                                                     World Artists WACD-106,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WAS-0171105

                                            WHEN GOD COMES AND GATHERS HIS JEWELS  World Artists WACD-105,
                                            (Hank Williams) (Sony/ATV Songs BMI)                          World Artists WACD-106,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WAS-0171105

                                            JUST A WOUND                                                   World Artists WACD-106,
                                            (Luke Gordon)                                                              World Artists WAS-0171105

NB (1):     World Artists WACD-106 released September 2005.

NB (2):     World Artists WAS-0171105 released 2005, and with two different sleeves.



LUKE GORDON
Riverside Studio, Ashland, KY
2004

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); unk musicians.
Producer: Gordon R. Brown

                                            DARK HOLLOW (Bill Browning)                                     World Artists WACD-103

                                            REPEAT OF THE PAST (Luke Gordon)                           World Artists WACD-103



LUKE GORDON
Huntington, W VA
2005

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr/vcl only -1); unk musicians.
Producer: Gordon R. Brown

                                            FAST TRAIN TO NOWHERE                                  World Artists WACD-104
                                            (C. C. Hudson)

                                            MY BUCKET’S GOT A HOLE IN IT                               World Artists WACD-104
                                            (Clarence Williams)

                                            PAN AMERICAN                                                    World Artists WACD-104
                                            (Hank Williams) (Sony/ATV BMI)

                                            PICTURES FROM LIFE’S OTHER SIDE                        World Artists WACD-104
                                            (Hank Williams) (Sony/ATV BMI)

                                            ROSE COLORED GLASSES (?)                                    World Artists WACD-104

                                            SOME DAY YOU’LL CALL MY NAME                           World Artists WACD-104
                                            (Eddie Hill-Jean Branch)

                                            TRAIN WHISTLE BLUES                                       World Artists WACD-104
                                            (Jimmie Rodgers)

                                            HOW CAN I WIN (Luke Gordon)                                    World Artists WACD-104

                                            WINGS OF YOUR LOVE (?)                                    World Artists WACD-104,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-106,
                                                                                                                             World Artists WAS-0171105

                                            JUST A WOUND (Luke Gordon)                                    World Artists WACD-104

                                            THAT’S WHERE I GO (G. F. Alexander)                         World Artists WACD-104

                                            ROSSIES (Luke Gordon)          - 1                            World Artists WACD-104

                                            MONKEY UP A TREE (Luke Gordon)                        - 1  World Artists WACD-104

                                            HEY PAULA (Ray Hildebrand)  - 1                            World Artists WACD-104



LUKE GORDON
Huntington, W VA
2005

Luke Gordon (vcl/ac gtr); unk musicians.
Producer: Gordon R. Brown

                                            GOOD MORNING TRUCKERS (Luke Gordon)                World Artists WACD-105

                                            THE WRECK OF OLD 97 (Dorsey Dixon)                       World Artists WACD-105

                                            FADED LOVE AND WINTER ROSES                            World Artists WACD-105
                                            (Fred Rose) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

                                            LU’S SONG (Luke Gordon)                                     World Artists WACD-105

                                            LOST HIGHWAY (Leon Payne)                                World Artists WACD-105

NB:          World Artist WACD-105 released Wednesday 4th May 2005.



DISCOGRAPHY compiled by DICK GRANT; THE LATE LUKE GORDON; THE LATE RIC NELSON; AL TURNER; KENT HEINEMAN;
DAVE SAX & SVEIN MARTIN PEDERSEN with thanks to Tom Mindte; Walt Saunders; Johan Lofstedt; Andy Brown; Tom Sims;
Dave Penny; Tapio Väisänen; Phil Tricker; Adam Komorowski.


© 2013  Svein Martin Pedersen & Dick Grant
                     



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.