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Friday, August 21, 2009

Kessinger Brothers

10 February 1928 Ashland, KY – Kessinger Brothers (Luches Kessinger [gt]Clark Kessinger [fiddle], Ernest Legg [calls])
001 AL-204/5 CHICKEN IN THE BARNYARD Brunswick 256 Supertone S2087
002 AL-206/7 FORKED DEER Brunswick 247 Supertone S2089
003 AL-208/9 HELL AMONG THE YEARLINGS Brunswick 235 Supertone S2090
004 AL-210/1 PATTY ON THE TURNPIKE Vocalion 5248
11 February 1928 Ashland, KY – Kessinger Brothers (Luches Kessinger [gt]Clark Kessinger [fiddle], Ernest Legg [calls])
005 AL-212/3 THE DEVIL'S DREAM Brunswick 256
006 AL-214/5 WILD HORSE Vocalion 5248
007 AL-216/7 WEDNESDAY NIGHT WALTZ Brunswick 220 52086
008 AL-218/9 GOOD NIGHT WALTZ Brunswick 220 52086
009 AL-220/1 GARFIELD MARCH Brunswick 238/County LP-536
010 AL-222/3 KANAWHA MARCH Brunswick 238
011 AL-224/5 SIXTEEN DAYS IN GEORGIA Brunswick 267
012 AL-226/7 THE GIRL I LEFT BEHIND ME Brunswick 267
013 AL-228/9 ARKANSAS TRAVELER Brunswick 247 Supertone S2086
014 AL-230/1 TURKEY IN THE STRAW Brunswick 235 Supertone S2086
4 February 1929 New York City – Kessinger Brothers (Luches Kessinger [gt]Clark Kessinger [fiddle], Ernest Legg [calls])
015 E29259 OLD JAKE GILLESPIE Brunswick 323/County LP-536
016 E29260 DURANG¢S HORNPIPE rejected
017 E29261 HOT FOOT rejected
018 E29262 SALLY JOHNSTON Melotone M-12161 Polk P9016 Vocalion 02704 Minerva M-14088
019 E29263 OVER THE WAVES WALTZ rejected
020 E29264 BLACK HAWK WALTZ rejected
021 E29265 PORTSMOUTH Melotone M-12161 Polk P9016 Vocalion 02704 Minerva M-14088
022 E29266 LITTLE BROWN JUG rejected
023 E29267 THREE PORKS OF SANDY unissued
024 E29275 SALLY GOODIN Brunswick 308
5 February 1929 New York City – Kessinger Brothers (Luches Kessinger [gt]Clark Kessinger [fiddle], Ernest Legg [calls])
025 E29157 WILD GOOSE CHASE Brunswick 331 Supertone S2089
026 E29158 DILL PICKLES RAG Brunswick 315
027 E29159 TUG BOAT Brunswick 315
028 E29161 JOHNNY, BRING THE JUG AROUND THE HILL Brunswick 331 Supertone S2090
029 E29270 BIRDIE Brunswick 323
030 E29271 MISSISSIPPI SAWYER Brunswick 309 52077
031 E29272 RICHMOND POLKA Brunswick 309 52077
032 E29273 SOLDIER'S JOY Brunswick 341 52081
033 E29274 CHINKY PIN Brunswick 396 52080
6 February 1929 New York City – Kessinger Brothers (Luches Kessinger [gt]Clark Kessinger [fiddle], Ernest Legg [calls])
034 E29276 SOURWOOD MOUNTAIN Brunswick 308
035 E29277 LONG EARED MULE Brunswick 341 52081
036 E29278 DONE GONE Brunswick 396 52080
24 June 1929 New York City – Kessinger Brothers (*aka Wright Brothers) (Luches Kessinger [gt]Clark Kessinger [fiddle], Ernest Legg [calls])
037 E30119 BROWNSTONE GIRL Vocalion 02565
038 E30120 JOSH AND I Vocalion 02565/County LP-536
039 E30122 BOARDING HOUSE BELLS ARE RINGING Brunswick 352 Supertone S2091
040 E30123 RAT CHEESE UNDER THE HILL Brunswick 458 Supertone S2091/County LP-536
041 E30180 DURANG HORNPIPE Brunswick 364
042 E30181 HOT FOOT* Vocalion 5481 Melotone M12272 Polk P9086
043 E30182 OVER THE WAVES WALTZ Brunswick 344 52078
044 E30183 BLACKHAWK WALTZ Brunswick 344 52078
045 E30184 THREE FORKS OF SANDY Vocalion 02567
25 June 1929 New York City – Kessinger Brothers (Luches Kessinger [gt], Clark Kessinger [fiddle], Ernest Legg [calls])
046 E30187 WEST VIRGINIA SPECIAL Vocalion 02566/County LP-536
047 E30188 SALT RIVER Melotone M12272 Polk P9086 Vocalion 5481
048 E30189 KANAHWA COUNTY RAG Vocalion 02566/County LP-536
049 E30190 GOING UP THE BRUSHY FORK Brunswick 458 Melotone M18019
050 E30191 MCLOUD¢S REEL Brunswick 580 Minerva M-14020
051 E30192 LIZA JANE Brunswick 521
052 E30193 WHISTLING RUFUS Brunswick 521
053 E30194 DON'T LET THE DEAL GO DOWN Brunswick 411
054 E30195 SHORTENIN¢ THE BREAD unissued
055 E30196 SOPPING THE GRAVY Brunswick 411
26 June 1929 New York City – Kessinger Brothers (Luches Kessinger [gt], Clark Kessinger [fiddle], Ernest Legg [calls])
056 E30197 POLKA FOUR Brunswick 468
057 E30198 MIDNIGHT SERENADE WALTZ Brunswick 352 52085
058 E30199 GIPPY GET YOUR HAIRCUT Brunswick 364/County LP-536
059 E30300 ROCKINGHAM Vocalion 02567
060 E30301 LITTLE BROWN JUG Brunswick 468
061 E30302 LITTLE BETTY BROWN Brunswick 580 Minerva M-14020/County LP-536
14 September 1930 New York City – Kessinger Brothers (Luches Kessinger [gt], Clark Kessinger [fiddle], Ernest Legg [calls])
062 E34409 WILD FLOWER WALTZ Brunswick 484
063 E34410 RAGTIME ANNIE Brunswick 540
064 E34411 IRISH WASH WOMAN unissued
065 E34412 LE REEL DES POULETS (CHICKEN REEL) Brunswick 480 Melotone M18020
066 E34413 MARY JANE WALTZ Brunswick 484
067 E34414 UNDER THE DOUBLE EAGLE - MARCH Brunswick 592
068 E34415 STEAMBOAT BILL Brunswick 563
070 E34417 MARCHING THRU GEORGIA Brunswick 518
15 September 1930 New York City – Kessinger Brothers (Luches Kessinger [gt], Clark Kessinger [fiddle], Ernest Legg [calls])
071 E34421 DIXIE Brunswick 518
072 E34422 LAUTERBACH WALTZ Brunswick 567
073 E34423 LONESOME ROAD BLUES Brunswick 540
074 E34424 POP GOES THE WEASEL Brunswick 480
18 September 1930 New York City – Kessinger Brothers (Luches Kessinger [gt], Clark Kessinger [fiddle], Ernest Legg [calls])
075 E34434 REGAL MARCH Brunswick 592
076 E34435 MEXICAN WALTZ Brunswick 567
077 E34476 NEAPOLITAN TWO-STEP Brunswick 563
078 E34477 EVERYBODY TO THE PUNCHIN¢ Brunswick 554/County LP-534
079 E34478 SHOO FLY Brunswick 554/County LP-534
Clark Kessiinger recorded in 1960s and 1970s

Kanawha 600 Original Fiddle Classics 1928-30: (tracks unknown) – ca. 70
County 536 The Kessinger Brothers: Shoo Fly; Josh And I; 16 Days In Georgia; West Virginia Special; Rat Cheese Under The Hill; Gippy Get Your Hair Cut; Old Jake Gillespie; Kanawha County Rag; Garfield March; Everybody To The Pigeon; Going Up Brushy Fork; Little Betty Brown – 06-75
Document [UK] DOC-CD-8010 Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 1 (1928-1929): (complete) - 97
Document [UK] DOC-CD-8011 Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 2 (1929): (complete) - 97
Document [UK] DOC-CD-8012 Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 3 (1929-1930): (complete) - 97

Brunswick (1928-30)
220 Wednesday Night Waltz / Good Night Waltz – 28 (reissued on Brunswick 52086)
235 Hell Among The Yearlings / Turkey In The Straw
238 Garfield March / Kanawha March
247 Forked Deer / Arkansas Traveler
256 Chicken In The Barnyard / The Devil's Dream - 28
267 Gal I Left Behind Me / Sixteen Days In Georgia
308 Sally Goodin / Sourwood Mountain - 29
309 Mississippi Sawyer / Richmond Polka – 29 (reissued on Brunswick 52077)
315 Dill Pickles / Tugboate
323 Old Jake Gillie / Birdie
331 Wild Goose Chase / Johnny Bring The Jug'round The Hill
341 Soldier's Joy / Long Eared Mule – 29 (reissued on Brunswick 52081)
344 Blackhawk Waltz / Over The Waves Waltz (reissued on Brunswick 52078)
352 Midnight Serenade Waltz / Boarding House Bells Are Ringing (reissued on Brunswick 52085)
364 Durang Hornpipe / Gippy Get Your Haircute
396 Chinky Pine / Done Gone - (reissued on Brunswick 52080)
411 Don't Let The Deal Go Down / Sopping The Gravy
458 Rat Cheese Under The Hill / Going Up The Brushy Fork
468 Little Brown Jug / Polka Four
480 Pop Goes The Weasel / Chicken Reel
484 Mary Jane Waltz / Wild Flower Waltz
518 Dixie / Marching Thru Georgia - 31
521 Whistling Rufus / Liza Jane
540 Ragtime Annie / Lonesome Road Blues
554 Everybody To The Punching / Shoo Flye
563 Steamboat Bill / Neapolitan Two Step
567 Mean Waltz / Lauterbach Waltz
580 Mccloud's Reel / Little Betty Brown (also Minerva M-14020)
592 Under The Double Eagle - March / Regal March
Supertone (all reissues)
S2086 Arkansas Traveler / Turkey In The Straw
S2087 Chicken In The Barnyard /
S2089 Forked Deer / Wild Goose Chase
S2090 Hell Among The Yearling / Johnny, Bring The Jug Around The Hill
S2091 Boarding House Bells Are Ringing / Rat Cheese Under The Hill
5248 Patty On The Turnpike / Wild Horse - 29
5481 Hot Foot / Salt River - 29 aka Wright Brothers
02565 Brownstone Girl / Josh And I
02566 West Virginia Special / Kanawha County Rag
M12161 Sally Johnston / Portsmouth (also Polk P9016, Minerva M-14088, reissued on Vocalion 02716)
M12272 Hot Foot / Salt River (also Polk P9086)


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.