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Saturday, July 2, 2011

Mercer Brothers

by Praguefrank
4 August 1951 Jim Beck Studio, 1101 Ross Ave., Dallas, TX - The Mercer Brothers (Charles Mercer [vcl/gt], Wallace Mercer [vcl/gt], Wayne Raney [harmonica*], Clyde Baum [mandolin], Doyle Strickland [fiddle])
001 CO-46813 IF NICKLES WERE DIMES Columbia 4-20871/Cattle CCD-275
002 CO-46814-1 WISH BONE* Columbia 4-20927/Cattle CCD-275
003 CO-46815 YOU JUST WAIT AND SEE* Columbia 4-20871/CCD-275
004 CO-46816-1 NO PLACE TO HANG MY HAT* Columbia 4-20927/CCD-275
Some source show ACA Studio, 5522 Washington Ave., Houston, TX
19 May 1952 poss. Jim Beck Studio, 1101 Ross Ave., Dallas, TX – The Mercer Brothers (Charles Mercer [vcl/gt], Wallace Mercer [vcl/gt] + unknown musicians)
005 CO 47983 WHAT'S HE GOT THAT I AIN’T GOT 4-20978
006 CO 47984 TELL ME WHO 4-21031
007 CO 47985 IT AIN’T NO USE 4-21031
008 CO 47986 ME AND MY BUSTED HEART 4-20978

Columbia (1951-1952)
4-20871 If Nickels Were Dimes / You Just Wait And See – 10-51
4-20927 No Place To Hang My Hat / Wish Bone – 04-52
4-20978 What's He Got That I Ain't Got / Me And My Busted Heart – 18-07-52
4-21031 Tell Me Who / It Ain't No – 11-52

Margie Word

by Praguefrank

ca July 1959 unknown – Margie Word
001 1210 I SHOT SAM D 1090
ca Fall 1962 unknown – Margie Word
003 1592 FARMER'S WIFE D 1241/BCD 15836
004 1593 HONKY TONK LOVE D 1241/ BCD 15836

1090 I Shot Sam / Takes A Lot Of Heartaches  – 16-08-59 
1241 Farmer's Wife / Honky Tonk Love – 03-10-62



Thanks to Michel Ruppli, not only for his books which I use daily, but also for a large amount of rare and unpublished data from his giant archive.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