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Friday, May 8, 2009

Southern Melody Boys

17 February 1937 Hotel Charlotte, 237 West Trade St., Charlotte, NC – Odus & Woodrow aka Southern Melody Boys (Odus Maggard [vcl/banjo], Woodrow Roberts [vcl*/gt]
001 BS-07100 DOWN IN BALTIMORE* Bluebird B-7057 Montgomery Ward M-7225
002 BS-07101 DIVIDING LINE* Montgomery Ward M-7223
003 BS-07102 LONESOME SCENES OF WINTER Montgomery Ward M-7227
004 BS-07103 TRIBULATION DAYS* Bluebird B-6883 Montgomery Ward M-7222 M-7349
005 BS-07104 IF YOU SEE MY SAVIOUR* Bluebird B-6883 Montgomery Ward M-7222
006 BS-07105 WHEN THE AUTUMN LEAVES FALL Montgomery Ward M-7225
007 BS-07106 CARRY ME OVER THE TIDE* Montgomery Ward M-7223
008 BS-07107 WIND THE LITTLE BALL OF YARN Bluebird B-7057 Montgomery Ward M-7227
009 BS-07108 LONELY AND SAD* Montgomery Ward M-7226
010 BS-07109 SWEET LOCUST BLOSSOMS Montgomery Ward M-7224
011 BS-07110 I`LL REMEMBER YOU, LOVE, IN MY PRAYERS* Montgomery Ward M-7224
012 BS-07111 BACK IN CALIFORNIA Montgomery Ward M-7226
9 June 1938 Charlotte, NC – Odus & Woodrow (Odus Maggard [vcl/banjo], Woodrow Roberts [vcl/gt])
014 64117 I BEEN HERE A LONG TIME Decca 5603
016 64119 I TOLD THE STARS ABOUT YOU Decca 5603

RCA Victor (1937) Southern Melody Boys
B-6883 If You See My Saviour / Tribulation Days – 05-37
B-7057 Down In Baltimore / Wind The Little Ball Of Yarn – 07-37
Montgomery Ward
M-7222 Tribulation Days / If You See My Saviour - 37
M-7223 Dividing Line / Carry Me Over The Tide - 37
M-7224 Sweet Locust Blossoms / I`ll Remember You, Love, In My Prayers - 37
M-7225 Down In Baltimore / When The Autumn Leaves Fall - 37
M-7226 Lonely And Sad / Back In California - 37
M-7227 Lonesome Scenes Of Winter / Wind The Little Ball Of Yarn - 37
Decca (1938) Odus & Woodrow
5570 When The Spring Roses Are Blooming / Waiting For The Boatman (To Guide Us O`er) – 08-38
5603 I Been Here A Long Time / I Told The Stars About You – 10-38


Thanks to Michel Ruppli, not only for his books which I use daily, but also for a large amount of rare and unpublished data from his giant archive.
Thanks to all my friends - country music fans - in Czech Republic - Vladimir Pikora, Michal Gololobov, Milos Holecek, Tony Foglar, Rene Pavlik and Petr Vitous.
Thanks to Mario Manciotti for sending session details daily
Thanks to Kurt Rokitta for a lot of session info
Thanks to Bill Daniels for sharing a lot of labels info
Thanks to Lillies Ohlsson for many western swing contributions.
Thanks to Dick Grant for many artists files
Thanks to Thieu Van De Vorst for a lot of additions and corrections
Thanks to Goran Adolph for many rare albums info
Thanks to Hans Sandberg for many rare session data
Thanks to Chris Huskey for many sessions info.
Thanks to Kittra Moore for musicians and recording data
Thanks to Dik de Heer for many additions on rockabilly.
Thanks to Luiz Roberto Costa for helping me with the western genre.
Thanks to Wolf Ruediger Sommer, who not only sent me additional data, but is also watch-dog, correcting my typos and other errors.
Thanks to Robert Platt for priceless info on Canadian (but not only) artists.
Thanks to Phil Watson for hard work on Crown Prince of country music discography. Thanks to Walter Gabriel for filling the gaps in track listings of rare albums and various artists compilations.
Thanks to Kent Heineman for many independent recordings info
Thanks to Ken Nelson for bluegrass and more additions.
Thanks to Tony Middleton for RCA session info.
Thanks to Xavier Maire for interesting additions and for info on his website
Thanks to Henk Scholts for long time cooperation.
Thanks to Richard Price for miscellaneous session information
Thanks to Carl G. Cederblad for additions to sessionographies
Thanks to Paul Urbahns, Marc Alesina, Bill Millet, Bengt Wahlström, John Morris, Dominique Anglares, Pierre Monnery, Jeremy Roberts, Ben Collins, Alex Frazer-Harrison, K.F.Raizor, Ed Tabor, Mario Wildner, Ole Skjoldhøj, Eileen Sisk, Per Kammersgaard, David Bussey, Bill Marks for rare info on their favorite artists.
Thanks to Reginald Bartlette for info and additions of Columbia custom numbers.
Thanks to Katarina Fromm for various singles info.
Thanks to many others who sent some info - all are important.
Thanks to Richard Weize for his idea to produce projects, which have small commercial potential, but huge value for collectors - I spend a lot of money buying boxes and CDs, sometimes mainly because of the accompanying discographies.
Thanks also to Patrick Milligan, who created many discographies for Bear Family projects
Thanks to Marek Bozickovic for picture in head
And last but not least I would like to thank all who visit this blog - they come from more than 100 countries.