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Friday, November 26, 2010

Peter Elman

By Praguefrank
Winter 1990 Duncan Street Studio, San Francisco, CA – Peter Elman (Peter Elman [piano/gt], John Blakeley [gt/dobro], Pete Grant [dobro/pedal steel], Todd Phillips [acoustic bass], Darol Anger [violin], Tony Elman [hammered dulcimer], Jon Eriksen [harmonica/percussion], Flaco Jiminez [accordion]. Producer: Peter Elman)
001 JESSE'S LAST RIDE Acorn Music DS-004
002 MOUNTAIN DUNES Acorn Music DS-004
003 WESTERN WALTZ Acorn Music DS-004
004 FALL IS ALL AROUND Acorn Music DS-004
005 THE LAST COWBOY Acorn Music DS-004
006 MAGIC GIRL Acorn Music DS-004
007 DURANGO SALOON Acorn Music DS-004
008 GINNY'S BAYOU Acorn Music DS-004
010 OUR DANCE Acorn Music DS-004
011 COLORADO CROSSING Acorn Music DS-004
012 TURQUOISE EYES Acorn Music DS-004
January 1993 Bay Records, Oakland, CA – Peter Elman (Peter Elman [piano/organ/synthesizer/ac gt], John Blakeley [ac/el gt], Mike Marshall [mandolin/gt], Joe Goldmark [pedal steel], Todd Phillips [string bass], John Hanes [drums], John Santos [congas/percussion], Jon Eriksen [percussion/vibraphone], Darol Anger/Richard Greene [violin], Tony Elman [hammered dulcimer], Norton Buffalo [harmonica], Bruce Unsworth [soprano/alto sax/ tambourine]. Producer: Peter Elman)
014 RETURN OF THE EAGLE Acorn Music AM-007
015 ANOTHER UNIVERSE Acorn Music AM-007
016 THE EYES OF A CHILD Acorn Music AM-007
017 DAKOTA NIGHTS Acorn Music AM-007
019 MAN IN THE MIDDLE Acorn Music AM-007
021 TWILIGHT'S EYE Acorn Music AM-007
022 A PLACE CALLED HOPE Acorn Music AM-007
024 THE BIG DIPPER Acorn Music AM-007
025 FOR OLD TIMES SAKE Acorn Music AM-007
1994 Fantasy Studio, Concord, CA/RO Studio, Concord, CA/Tomland, Pacheco, CA – Peter Elman (Peter Elman [piano/organ/synthesizer], John Blakeley [ac/el/12-string gt], Stevie Gurr [el gt/harmonica], Stef Burns [el gt], Joe Goldmark [steel], Tony Elman [hammer dulcimer], John Pierce [bass gt], John Hanes [drums], Orestes Vilató [congas/timbales/percussion], Bruce Unsworth [alto/tenor/baritone sax/ tambourine], Marvin McFadden [trumpet]. Producer: Peter Elman)
026 PILGRIMAGE Acorn Music AM-008
027 RACE POINT Acorn Music AM-008
028 KEEPER OF THE LIGHT Acorn Music AM-008
029 SUSIE'S SONG Acorn Music AM-008
030 CALEB'S REEF Acorn Music AM-008
031 ISLAND RAIN Acorn Music AM-008
032 MY BACK TO CALIFORNIA Acorn Music AM-008
033 INTO THE WIND Acorn Music AM-008
034 DAWN IN THE COVE Acorn Music AM-008
035 SQUEEZE IT Acorn Music AM-008
036 FIRST LOVE Acorn Music AM-008
037 YOUNGEST SON Acorn Music AM-008
038 THE ROAD FOREVER Acorn Music AM-008
1998 Home Plate, ?, CA/Bay Recorders, Oakland, CA – Peter Elman (Peter Elman [ac/el gt/piano/organ/synthesizer], Lisa Dreams [vcl], Stef Burns [el gt], Mark Levine [bass], Bruce Unsworth [alto/tenor sax], Jeannie Tracy [bck vcl]. Producer: Peter Elman)
039 WATERLOO Real Dream 01
040 JOE'S SONG Real Dream 01
041 HURRY MY HEART Real Dream 01
042 CHEROKEE Real Dream 01
043 VALENTINE'S DAY Real Dream 01
044 RESURRECTION Real Dream 01
045 SUMMER DAZE Real Dream 01
046 WALKER STREET Real Dream 01
047 LEILANI Real Dream 01
048 VAYA CON DIOS Real Dream 01

Acorn Music DS-004 Durango Saloon: Jesse's Last Ride; Mountain Dunes; Western Waltz; Fall Is All Around; The Last Cowboy; Magic Girl; Durango Saloon; Ginny's Bayou; Sunset Over New Orleans; Our Dance; Colorado Crossing; Turquoise Eyes; Durango Saloon (Reprise) - 91
Acorn Music AM-007 Dakota Nights: Return of the Eagle; Another Universe; The Eyes of a Child; Dakota Nights; Along the Natchez Trace; Man in the Middle; The Captain's Daughter; Twilight's Eye; A Place Called Hope;. Blessing in Disguise; The Big Dipper; For Old Times Sake – 93
Acorn Music AM-008 Race Point: Pilgrimage; Race Point; Keeper of the Light; Susie's Song; Caleb's Reef; Island Rain; My Back to California; Into the Wind; Dawn in the Cove; Squeeze It; First Love; Youngest Son; The Road Forever - 94
Real Dream 01 First Take: Waterloo; Joe's Song; Hurry My Heart; Cherokee; Valentine's Day; Resurrection; Summer Daze; Walker Street; Leilani; Vaya Con Dios - 98


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.