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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Buddy Thompson

*31-01-1966 Morehead, KY
By Dik DeHeer (on, Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Steve Hathaway

ca. April 1955 RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Buddy Thompson (Producer: Chet Atkins)
001 F2-WB-2234 ECHO HEART RCA Victor 47-6312/RCA singles
002 F2-WB-2235 DON'T KINDLE UP THE FLAME 47-6147/RCA singles
003 F2-WB-2236 FREE OF THE BLUES 47-6147/RCA singles
004 F2-WB-2237 DIFFERENT FROM THE REST 47-6312/RCA singles
March 1956 RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN - Buddy Thompson  (Producer: Chet Atkins)
005 G2-WB-0241 SWEET DREAMS 47-6485/RCA singles
006 G2-WB-0242 STUFF LIKE THAT THERE 47-6485/RCA singles
007 G2-WB-0243 I’M SWEET ON YOU 47-6559/RCA singles
008 G2-WB-0244 TIME’S RUNNIN‘ OUT ON ME 47-6559/RCA singles
ca. September 1956 RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Buddy Thompson  (Producer: Chet Atkins)
009 G2-WB-5349 POINT OF NO RETURN 47-6679 DJ-6/RCA singles
010 G2-WB-5350 BE TRUE TO ME 47-6763 DJ-46/RCA singles
011 G2-WB-5351 YES, I CARE 47-6763 DJ-46/RCA singles
012 G2-WB-5352 FOOL THAT I AM 47-6679 DL-6/RCA singles
10 May 1957 New Orleans, LA – Buddy Thompson (Producer: Cossimo Masima)
013 57C-233 I'VE GOT A GOOD THING GOING Atco 45-6095/BCD-16721
014 57C-234 WHAT A PITY unissued
015 57C-235 THIS IS THE NIGHT Atco 45-6095/BCD-16721
1958 New York City – Buddy Thompson
016 SWEET LOVE Greenwich 409
017 WHEN MY SHIP COMES A SAILIN’ Greenwich 409
Unknown info – Buddy Thompson
018 101-3 BAD PENNIES Foothill F-101-3/4
019 101-4 SLEEPLESS NIGHT Foothill F-101-3/4

Legacy ? RCA Singles: Free of the Blues; Don't Kindle up the Flame; Echo Heart; Different from the Rest; Sweet Dreams; Stuff Like That There; I'm Sweet On You; Time's Runnin' Out On Me; Fool That I Am; Point of No Return; Be True to Me; Yes I Care – 25-01-19 (digital)


According to Dik DeHeer, the Buddy Thompson Crown recordings are by different singer

RCA Victor (1955-56)
47-6147 Don't Kindle Up The Flame / Free Of The Blues – 06-55
47-6312 Different From The Rest / Echo Heart – 11-55
47-6485 Stuff Like That There / Sweet Dreams – 04-56 (rev. Apr. 7)
47-6559 I'm Sweet On You / Time's Running Out On Me – 06-56
47-6679 Fool That I Am / Fool That I Am – 10-56
47-6763 Be True To Me / Yes I Care – 12-56
DJ 6 [Buddy Thompson:]  Fool That I Am;  Point Of No Return / [Johnnie And Jack, The Tennessee Mountain Boysl]  Live And Let Live;  Tom Cat's Kitten – 56 (promo)
DJ 46 [Buddy Thompson:]  Be True To Me;  Yes I Care / [The Country Gentlemen:] My Heart's Desire;  Right Around The Corner – 56 (promo; MX: G2NH 9463/4)
Atco (1957)
45-6095 I've Got A Good Thing Going / This Is The Night – 08-57 (rev. Aug. 5)
Greenwich (1958)
409 Sweet Love / When My Ship Comes A Sailin’- 58

F-101-3/4 Bad Pennies / Sleepless Nights

Morgan Twins

By Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst
21 May 1958 RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN  – The Morgan Twins (Jim Morgan [vcl], Bob Morgan [vcl] + unknown musicians. Producer: Chet Atkins)
001 J2-WB-3215  WHILE IT LASTED  RCA 47-7373
002 J2-WB-3216  LET’S GET GOIN‘  47-7373
003 J2-WB-3217  THIS FEELIN’S BOUND TO BE LOVE  47-7300
004 J2-WB-3218  TV HOP  47-7300/BCD 15622
Spring 1959 unknown – The Morgan Twins (Jim Morgan [vcl], Bob Morgan [vcl] + unknown musicians)
005 ZTSP-60206 SITTIN' IN THE DRIVE-IN Peak 1008
006 ZTSP-60207 DON'T YOU THINK IT'S NICE Peak 1008
Summer 1962 unknown – The Morgan Twins (Jim Morgan [vcl], Bob Morgan [vcl] + unknown musicians)
007 N8OW-8409 AS YOU WERE E & M 1602
008 N8OW-8410 JOHNNY COME LATELY E & M 1602

RCA Victor (1958)
47-7300 TV Hop / This Feelin's Bound To Be Love – 07-58 (rev. July 21)
47-7373 Let's Get Goin' / While It Lasted – 10-58 (rev. Oct. 13)
Peak (1959)
1008 Sittin' In The Drive-In / Don't You Think It's Nice – 06-59 (rev. June 22)
E & M (1962)
1602 Johnny Come Lately / As You Were – 09-62 (rev. Sept. 15)


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.