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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Betty Harper

By Dick Grant with acknowledgements to Walt Saunders, Fred Bartenstein and Dave Sax
1952 Radio Station WSJS, Winston-Salem, NC – Betty Harper & The Black Mountain Boys (Elizabeth “Betty” Harper [vcl-1], James “Jimmie” Holder [vcl-2/mandolin], Bud Harper [gt], Jess Harper [banjo], John “Johnny” Howard [bass], Pee Wee Yokley [vcl-2/fiddle]. Producer: John Comas)
001 1718 I’M LONELY TONIGHT -1 Blue Ridge 606/JSP 7710
002 6012 DON’T THAT MOON LOOK LONESOME -2 Blue Ridge 606
1979 poss. Antioch, TN – Betty Harper & The Harper Brothers (Elizabeth “Betty” Harper [vcl-1], Bud Harper [gt], Jesse Harper [banjo], John “Johnny” Howard [bass]. Producer: Rusty King)
003 WHITE HOUSE BLUES -1 King’s City Music KMC-5092
004 REMEMBER THE CROSS King’s City Music KMC-5092

Blue Ridge (1952)
606 I’m Lonely Tonight / Don’t That Moon Look Lonesome – 52
King’s City Music (1979)
KMC-5092 White House Blues / Remember The Cross - 79

Archer Park

By Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Per Kammersgaard, Thieu Van De Vorst

ca Spring 1994 Scruggs Sound Studio, 2828 Azalea Place, Nashville, TN – Archer Park (Randy Archer, Johnny Park [vcl] + Mark Casstevens [ac gt], Don Potter [ac gt], Randy Scruggs [gt], Steve Gibson[el gt], Brent Mason [el gt], Paul Franklin [steel/slide gt/Pedabro], Dave Pomeroy/Bob Wray [bass gt], Eddie Bayers/Owen Hale/Milton Sledge [drums], Ron Reynolds [percussion], Rob Hajacos [fiddle], Bobby Wood [piano/synthesizer]. Producer: Randy Scruggs)
001 WE GOT A LOT IN COMMON Atlantic 7-87181/82655-2
002 WHERE THERE'S SMOKE 7-87211/82655-2
004 I'M NOT CRAZY 82655-2
005 YOUR OL' ROCK 82655-2
006 THE MAN THAT I AM 82655-2
007 DON'T LOOK NOW 82655-2
010 I STILL WANNA JUMP YOUR BONES 7-87181/82655-2

Atlantic 7 82655-2 We Got A Lot In Common: We Got A Lot In Common; Where There's Smoke; You Don't Know Where This Heart's Been; I'm Not Crazy; Your Ol' Rock; The Man That I Am Now; Don't Look Now; 'Til Something Better Comes Along; Permanent Thing; I Still Wanna Jump Your Bones – 23-08-94

Atlantic (1994)
7-87211 Where There's A Smoke / 'Til Something Better Comes Along - 09-08-94
7-87181 We Got A Lot In Common / I Still Wanna Jump Your Bones - 29-11-94


Thanks to Michel Ruppli, not only for his books which I use daily, but also for a large amount of rare and unpublished data from his giant archive.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