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Monday, June 6, 2011

Joey Castle

Joseph Fohn Castaldo *24-06-1942 Bronx, New York City, +15-12-1978
by Richard Weize, Praguefrank
ca early 1958 [demo session] poss. New York City – Al Casey
00001 none-10 PLEASE LOVE ME BCD-15560
00002 none-12 THAT AIN’T NOTHIN‘ BUT RIGHT BCD-15560 [take-15] BCD-15560
18 April 1958 [14:00-17:00] RCA Victor Studio, Webster Hall, 125E 11th St., Manhattan, New York City – Joey Castle (Joey Castle [vcl], James G. Liddle [leader/gt], Dorse Ray Beavers [gt], Victor Battista [bass], Robert Freeman [drums], Georgy J,, Morabito, Jr. [piano]. Producer: Herman Diaz, Jr.)
001 J2-PB-2903-4 PLEASE LOVE ME unissued/BFX-15114 BCD-15560
002 J2-PB-2904-5 SHAKE HANDS WITH A FOOL unissued/BFX-15114 BCD-15560
003 J2-PB-2905-8 COME A LITTLE CLOSER BABY 47-7283/BFX-15114 BCD-15560
004 J2-PB-2906-3 THAT AIN’T NOTHIN‘ BUT RIGHT 47-7283/BFX-15114 BCD-15560
ca late 1959 poss. New York City – Joe Castle & The Daddy-O’s (Joey Castle [vcl], James G. Liddle [leader/gt] + unknown musicians)
005 ROCK AND ROLL DADDY-O Headline 1008/ BCD-15560
006 WILD LOVE Headline 1008/ BCD-15560
1962 poss. New York City – Joe Castle
007 NO9W-7504 THE VOICE IN THE CHOIR Telstar
ca 1963 poss. New York City – Joe Castle as by Cliff Rivers (Joey Castle [vcl] + unknown musicians. Producer: Sid Prosen)
009 MARSHA Thanks 1201/ BCD-15560
010 TRUE LIPS Thanks 1201/ BCD-15560
ca 1963 [demo session] Variety Recording Studio, New York City – Joey Castle
01001 CATHY BCD-15560
ca 1963 [demo session] poss. New York City – Joey Castle
01002 LUCY ANN BCD-15560
20 November 1963 [demo session] Associated Studio, New York City – Joey Castle
01003 DON’T KNOCK IT BCD-15560
ca late 1960s poss. New York City – Joey Castle as by The Phantom Lover (Producer: Joey Castle)
011 THAT’S MY SECRET Out Of Sight 100
012 (I’M THE) PHANTOM LOVER Out Of Sight 100
ca 1978 unknown – Joey Castle
013 GREEN WOOD Emerald City 7212
014 unknown title 7212
Joey Castle also recorded album The Wacky World Of Joey Castle. Details untraced

? The Wacky World Of Joey Castle: (tracks unknown) – 7-
Bear Family [GER] BCD 15560 Rock And Roll Daddy-O: True Lips; Don't Knock It; That Ain't No Thing But Right; Please Love Me; Shake Hands With A Fool; Come A Little Closer Baby; Wild Love; Rock And Roll Daddy-O; Marsha; That Ain't Nothing But Right (take 12); Lease Love Me (take 10); That Ain't Nothing But Right (take 15); Phantom Lover; That's My Secret; Cathy; Lucy Ann - 91

RCA Victor
47-7283 That Ain't Nothing But Right / Come A Little Closer Baby – 07-58
Headline (1959) w. The Daddy-O’s
1008 Rock And Roll Daddy-O / Wild Love – 12-59
Telstar (1962)
N09W-7504 The Voice In The Choir / You've Got Me Crying Again – 62
Thanks! (1963) as Cliff Rivers
1201 True Lips / Marsha – 06-63
Out Of Sight (1960s) as The Phantom Lover
100 That’s My Secrte / (I’m The) Phantom Lover
Emerald City [UK] (1979)
7212 Green Wood / ? - 79

Janis Carnes

Janis L. Carnes,*21-05-1947 Shelbyville, TN
by Praguefrank
Summer 1980 Nashville, TN – Janis Carnes
1982 Nashville, TN – Rick & Janis Carnes (Producer: Chip Hardy)
003 HAVE YOU HEARD Elektra 7-69928
004 BLUE AND BLUE Elektra 7-69928
January 1983 Nashville, TN – Rick & Janis Carnes (Producer: Chip Hardy)
005 BTN1725 AM I WASTIN‘ MY TIME 7-29656
ca February 1983 Nashville, TN – Rick & Janis Carnes (Producer: Chip Hardy)
006 BTN1771 POOR GIRL 7-29656
ca August 1983 Nashville, TN – Rick & Janis Carnes (Producer: Chip Hardy)
008 SILVER EAGLE 7-29448
ca March 1984 Nashville, TN – Rick & Janis Carnes (Producer: Chip Hardy & Jimmy Bowen)
009 MC 15588 LONG LOST CAUSES MCA-52414
2004 unknown – Janis Carnes (Janis Carnes [vcl], David Hungate [gt], Jon Ferguson [bass], James M. White [drums], Matt Rollings [piano except-1], Richard Jackson [piano], Dennis Solee [clarinet/tenor sax/flute]. Producer: Rick Carnes and Kevin Lamb)
011 OOH! WHAT YOU SAID Peer Music 1008-2
012 GEORGIA ON MY MIND Peer Music 1008-2
013 IRRESISTIBLE -1 Peer Music 1008-2
014 WHAT'LL THEY THINK OF NEXT Peer Music 1008-2
015 SKYLARK Peer Music 1008-2
016 MOONBURN Peer Music 1008-2
017 WINTER MOON Peer Music 1008-2
018 ONE MORNING IN MAY Peer Music 1008-2
019 BE CARE WHAT YOU WISH FOR Peer Music 1008-2
020 UP WITH LOVE Peer Music 1008-2
021 AM I NAIVE Peer Music 1008-2
022 I WALK WITH MUSIC Peer Music 1008-2
023 SOMEDAY SOON Peer Music 1008-2

Peer Southern 1008-2 Hoagy‘n Me/Janis Carnes Sings The Songs Of Hoagy Carmichael: Ooh! What You Said; Georgia On My Mind; Irresistible; What'll They Think Of Next; Skylark; Moonburn; Winter Moon; One Morning In May; Be Care What You Wish For; Up With Love; Am I Naive; I Walk With Music; Someday Soon; I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes) - 05

RCA Victor
PB-12104 Smoky Places / Midnight Revival – 09-80
7-69928 Have You Heard / Blue And Blue - 82
Warner Brothers
7-29656 Am I Wastin’ My Time / Poor Girl – 83
7-29448 Does He Ever Mention My Name / Silver Eagle – 83
MCA (1984)
MCA-52414 Long Lost Causes / Standing In The Need Of Love – 07-84


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.