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Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Tennessee Ramblers

by Tony Russell, Dick Grant, Praguefrank
2 February 1939 [17:15-18:30] Andrew Jackson Hotel, Rock Hill, SC – Tennessee Ramblers (Tex Martin [gt/hmny vcl], Harry Blair [gt], Cecil Campbell [*vcl/steel], Rene Gillette [fiddle])
001 BS-031983 SUGAR BLUES Bluebird B-8062
003 BS-031985 THERE’S A BEAUTIFUL HOME * B-8176
004 BS-031986 THE HILLS OF HOME * B-8176
24 August 1939 [13:30-16:30] Kimball House, 30 South Pryor St., Atlanta, GA – Tennessee Ramblers (Harry Blair [gt/vcl], Cecil Campbell [vcl/gt/banjo/steel], Tex Martin [vcl/gt/bass], Jack Gillette [vcl/fiddle])
005 BS-041314 I’LL KEEP ON LOVING YOU B-8253 Montgomery Ward M-8498
006 BS-041315 DON’T PUT A TAX ON THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS B-8253 Montgomery Ward M-8498
007 BS-041316 TONIGHT YOU BELONG TO ME B-8283 Montgomery Ward M-8500
008 BS-041317 CARRY ME BACK TO CAROLINA B-8283 Montgomery Ward M-8500
009 BS-041318 FOUR OR FIVE TIMES B-8298 Montgomery Ward M-8501
010 BS-041319 HOOTCHIE KOOTCHIE KOO B-8298 Montgomery Ward M-8501
011 BS-041320 WASHBOARD MAN B-8334 Montgomery Ward M-8502
012 BS-041321 DOUG AIN’T DOIN’ THE JITTERBUG B-8334 Montgomery Ward M-8502
013 BS-041322 THERE’S A BLUE SKY WAY OUT YONDER B-8268 Montgomery Ward M-8499
014 BS-041323 OVER THE SANTA FE TRAIL B-8268 Montgomery Ward M-8499
015 BS-041324 OUT ON THE LONE PRAIRIE B-8315 Montgomery Ward M-8503
016 BS-041325 STEEL GUITAR BLUES B-8315 Montgomery Ward M-8503
6 February 1940 [09:30-11:30] Kimball House, 30 South Pryor St., Atlanta, GA – Tennessee Ramblers (Harry Blair [gt/vcl], Cecil Campbell [vcl/gt/banjo/steel], Tex Martin [vcl/gt/bass], Jack Gillette [vcl/fiddle])
017 BS-047543 I¢D LOVE TO BE A COWBOY B-8481 Montgomery Ward M-8744
018 BS-047544 I LIKE IT THAT WAY B-8417 Montgomery Ward M-8744
019 BS-047545 I’LL NEVER LET YOU CRY B-8427 Montgomery Ward M-8745
020 BS-047546 HARD HEARTED LOVE B-8427 Montgomery Ward M-8745
021 BS-047547 ALL MY NATURAL LIFE B-8516 Montgomery Ward M-8746
022 BS-047548 NEATH HAWAIIAN PALMS B-8516 Montgomery Ward M-8746
023 BS-047549 COQUETTE B-8417 Montgomery Ward M-8747
024 BS-047550 I DON’T KNOW WHY I SHOULD CRY OVER YOU B-8481 Montgomery Ward M-8747
12 October 1940 [09:00-11:00] Kimball House, 30 South Pryor St., Atlanta, GA – Tennessee Ramblers (Harry Blair [gt/vcl], Cecil Campbell [vcl/gt/banjo/steel], Tex Martin [vcl/gt/bass], Jack Gillette [vcl/fiddle])
025 BS-056530 GRAB YOUR SADDLE GORN AND BLOW B-8571 Montgomery Ward M-8894
026 BS-056531 BLUE EYED BABY B-8571 Montgomery Ward M-8894
027 BS-056532 WON’T YOU SOMETIMES DREAM OF ME B-8678 Montgomery Ward M-8895
028 BS-056533 SWEET MAMA TREE TOP TALL B-8678 Montgomery Ward M-8895
029 BS-056534 I’M THROUGH WISHING ON THE STARS B-8765 Montgomery Ward M-8896
030 BS-056535 COME SWING WITH ME B-8742 Montgomery Ward M-8896
031 BS-056536 THE BEACH AT WAIKIKI B-8765 Montgomery Ward M-8897
032 BS-056537 STEEL GUITAR SWING B-8742 Montgomery Ward M-8897
4 October 1941 [08:45-11:15] Kimball House, 30 South Pryor St., Atlanta, GA – Tennessee Ramblers (Harry Blair [gt/vcl], Cecil Campbell [vcl/gt/banjo/steel], Tex Martin [vcl/gt/bass], Jack Gillette [vcl/fiddle])
033 BS-071090 YOU CERTAINLY SAID IT B-8894
034 BS-071091 YOU’RE ALWAYS ON MY MIND B-8984
035 BS-071092 WHY SOULD I BE BLUE B-8984
036 BS-071093 NEW RED RIVER VALLEY B-8894
037 BS-071094 I LOVE HAWAII B-8941
038 BS-071095 OH MARY, DON’T YOU WEEP B-8941
039 BS-071096 DON’T YOU KNOW OR DON’T YOU CARE unissued
040 BS-071097 THE UNKIND WORD unissued
ca. September 1944 poss. Washington, DC – Arthur Smith’s Hot Quintet [-1], The Rambler Trio featuring Arthur Smith-Guitar [-2]/The Tennessee Ramblers featuring Cecil Campbell-Guitar [3] (Arthur Smith [gt-1/fiddle-2], Don Reno [gt-3/mandolin-4], Cecil Campbell [gt-5], Roy [bass]. Producer: Irvin Feld)
041 MF-10-7B/48-S-289 BEATY STEAL BLUES –instr- [3] -3-5 SuperDisc 1004
000 MF-11-1/48-S-290 EACH NIGHT AT NINE [1] Super Disc 1005
000 MF-12-1/48-S-291 PLEASE COME BACK TO ME DADDY [2] 1005
042 MF-13/48-S-39/50-XY-15/50-XY-320 GUITAR BOOGIE –instr.- [3] -1-4 SuperDisc 1004 MGM 10293 30296 MGM K-66 MGM SP-1008, MGM 61-163 MGM EPF-4, MGM MGM K-DC-123 MGM MVG-53 MGM EP-69/E-533 Metro MS-530 , MGM E-3825 MGM 2354009 Music For Pleasure MFP-1335, MGM MGM-4037 MGM SPF-1003, Rhino R2-7071 Cattle CCD-236 CD-9039 Jasmine JASMCD-350 JASM-3521 Akay JON-001

B-8062 Sugar Blues / [Jimmie Revard:] All Dolled Up – 03-39
B-8081 Trumpet Talking Blues / [Bill Boyd:] My Baby Loves Me, I Know – 04-39
B-8176 There’s A Beautiful Home / The Hills Of Home – 06-39 (vocal: Cecil Campbell)
B-8253 I’ll Keep On Loving You / Don’t Put A Tax On The Beautiful Girls – 10-39 (reissued on Montgomery Ward M-8498)
B-8268 There’s A Blue Sky Way Out Yonder / Over The Santa Fe Trail – 10-39 (reissued on Montgomery Ward M-8499)
B-8283 Tonight You Belong To Me / Carry Me Back To Carolina – 11-39 (reissued on Montgomery Ward M-8500)
B-8298 Four Or Five Times / Hootchie Kootchie Koo – 11-39 (reissued on Montgomery Ward M-8501)
B-8315 Out On The Lone Prairie / Steel Guitar Blues – 12-39 (reissued on Montgomery Ward M-8503)
B-8334 Washboard Man / Doug Ain’t Doin’ The Jitterbug – 12-39 (reissued on Montgomery Ward M-8502)
B-8417 I Like It That Way / Coquette – 03-40
B-8427 I’ll Never Let You Cry / Hard Hearted Love – 04-40 (reissued on Montgomery Ward M-8745)
B-8481 I¢d Love To Be A Cowboy / I Don’t Know Why I Should Cry Over You – 06-40
B-8516 All My Natural Life / Neath Hawaiian Palms – 08-40 (reissued on Montgomery Ward M-8746)
B-8571 Grab Your Saddle Gorn And Blow / Blue Eyed Baby – 11-40 (reissued on Montgomery Ward M-8894)
B-8678 Won’t You Sometimes Dream Of Me / Sweet Mama Tree Top Tall – 03-41 (reissued on Montgomery Ward M-8895)
B-8742 Come Swing With Me / Steel Guitar Swing - 06-41
B-8765 I’m Through Wishing On The Stars / The Beach At Waikiki – 07-41
B-8894 You Certainly Said It / You’re Always On My Mind - 42
B-8941 I Love Hawaii / Oh Mary, Don’t You Weep - 42
B-8984 Why Sould I Be Blue / New Red River Valley - 42
Montgomery Ward
M-8744 I¢d Love To Be A Cowboy / I Like It That Way – ca 40
M-8747 Coquette / I Don’t Know Why I Should Cry Over You - ca 40
M-8896 I’m Through Wishing On The Stars / Come Swing With Me - 41
M-8897 The Beach At Waikiki / Steel Guitar Swing - 41
Super Disc
1004 Beaty Steal Blues / Guitar Boogie - 44


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.