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Sunday, May 8, 2011

Betty Foley

*03-02-1933 Chicago, IL, +1990
by Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank

18 September 1953 Castle Studio, the Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Red Foley & Betty Foley (unknown musicians + Anita Kerr Singers. Producer: Paul Cohen)
001 85320/NA 3130 AS FAR AS I'M CONCERNED Decca 9-29000 ED-2363/DL-8294 DL-4775 VL-73920
16 April 1954 Castle Studio, the Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Red Foley, & Betty Foley (Producer: Paul Cohen)
002 86215/NA 3279 ONE LIFE, TWO LOVERS 9-30249/VL-73751
6 April 1955 Bradley Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Red Foley & Betty Foley
003 87718/BR 9091 COME A LITTLE CLOSER 9-30249/VL-73836 DL-4201
004 87719/BR 9092 HOW ABOUT ME 9-29526/VL-73836 DL-4201
7 April 1955 Bradley Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Red Foley & Betty Foley (unknown musicians & The Anita Kerr Singers)
005 87751/BR 9097 A SATISFIED MIND 9-29526
006 87721/BR 9100 CROCE DI ORO (CROSS OF GOLD) 9-29704
22 June 1956 Music City Recordings, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Betty Foley
007 100196/NA 9421 I‘D RATHER BE LONELY unissued
008 100197/NA 9422 I‘M FREE OF THAT LOVE unissued
009 100198/NA 9423 STEP BY STEP unissued
ca June 1959 unknown – Betty Foley
010 4536 OLD MOON Bandera 1304
011 4537 MAGIC LOVE Bandera 1304
ca August 1960 unknown – Betty Foley
012 4559 DO YOU WONDER AT ALL Bandera 1308
013 4560 I’M NOT SURPRISED Bandera 1308
unknown info – The Flames (Berry Foley [vcl-1])
014 EVERY LITTLE TEAR -1 Reef 13311
015 TANTARA –instr.- Reef 13311

9-29000 As Far As I'm Concerned / Tennessee Whistling Man – 02-54
9-29526 A Satisfied Mind / How About Me – 06-55
9-29704 Croce Di Oro (Cross Of Gold) / Sweet Kentucky Rose – 10-55
9-30249 One Life, Two Lovers (And Three Broken Hearts) / Come A Little Closer – 02-57
1304 Old Moon / Magic Love - 07-59 (rev, Aug. 3)
1308 Do You Wonder At All / I’m Not Surprised – 10-60 (rev. Oct. 17)
13311 Every Little Tear [vcl Betty Foley] / Tantara - ? The Flames


Thanks to Michel Ruppli, not only for his books which I use daily, but also for a large amount of rare and unpublished data from his giant archive.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