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Saturday, December 12, 2009

Kentucky Travelers

By Praguefrank & Dick Grant

1958 unknown - Kentucky Travelers
001 2828/2018? MEET ME AT THE ALTAR unissued
002 2829/2016 WORKING FOR THE LORD unissued
September 1958 unknown - Kentucky Travelers (Kermit Richmond [gt/vcl], Bill Wilson [banjo], Slim Underwood [fiddle]) [purchased masters]
003 2844/2017 OLD KENTUCKY HILLS 45-419/ SLP-189 SLP-104 [va]
004 2845/2019 LIVING MY LIFE IN VAIN 45-419/SLP-189 SLP9-136 [va]
1959 unknown - Kentucky Travelers (Kermit Richmond [gt/vcl], Bill Wilson [banjo], Slim Underwood [fiddle]) [probably purchased masters]
005 2971 MAY YOU NEVER BE ALONE unissued
006 2972 MY EMPTY ARMS SLP-189
007 2973 ARE YOU MISSING ME unissued
008 2974 KENTUCKY FIDDLER unissued
24 June 1959 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Kentucky Travelers (Kermit Richmond [gt/vcl], Bill Wilson [banjo], Slim Underwood [fiddle])
009 2975 THAT OLD MOON SAW ME CRYING 45-450/SLP-189
010 2976 WILL THERE BE A RAINBOW 45-516/SLP-189 SLP9-136 [va]
011 2977 DREAMING 45-450/ SLP-189 SLP-115 [va]
013 2979 WHEN YOU¢RE OUT OF MY ARMS 45-516/SLP-189 SLP9-136 [va]
ca. October 1961 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Kentucky Travelers (Kermit Richmond [gt/vcl], Bill Wilson [banjo], Slim Underwood [fiddle]. Producer: Tommy Hill)
014 5059 KISSIN' AND A HUGGIN' SLP-189
015 5060 BEYOND A DOUBT 45-569/SLP-189
016 5061 WISHING 45-569/SLP-189
017 5062 TILL I MET YOU SLP-189
019 5064 THE MOON SAW ME CRYIN' SLP-181 SLP-189
btw. 1958/1961 unknown - Kentucky Travelers
Starday SLP-104 BANJO IN THE HILLS (1959); Starday SLP-115 THE BLUEGRASS SPECIAL (1960); Starday SLP9-136 FIVE STRING BANJO JAMBOREE (1961); Starday SLP-221 FIRE ON THE STRINGS (1963)

Starday SLP-189 Kentucky Banjo Ballads: Wishing; Beyond A Doubt; Old Kentucky Hills; You're Mine In My Dreams; My Empty Arms; That Old Moon; Living My Life In Vain / Kissin' And Huggin'; Till I Met You; Dreaming; When You're Out Of My Arms; Will There Be A Rainbow; Moon Saw Me Crying; I Want To Get Right With My Lord – 11-62

Starday (1958-61)
45-419 Living My Life In Vain / Old Kentucky Hills - 02-59
45-450 That Old Moon / Dreaming - 09-59
45-516 Will There Be A Rainbow / When You're Out Of My Arms - 10-60
45-569 Beyond A Doubt / Wishing - 12-61


Thanks to Michel Ruppli, not only for his books which I use daily, but also for a large amount of rare and unpublished data from his giant archive.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.