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Thursday, January 19, 2012

Laney Hicks (Smallwood)

* Tuscaloosa, AL
by Praguefrank, Russell Rosen, Lennart Gustavsson
September 1977 [demo session] Columbia recording Studio, 34 Musc Sq. East, Nashville, TN – Laney Smallwood
unknown demo tracks
October 1977 Nashville, TN - Laney Smallwood (Producer: Carmol Taylor)
001 HE'LL SING THE BLUES  Monument 45-237
002 Q10S-4708 I’M SURE TO CRY 45-255 /Country Music Time 603
003 Q10S-4709 UNDERCOVER MAN Monument 45-237
March 1978 Nashville, TN - Laney Smallwood (Producer: Carmol Taylor)
004 R3S-4806 THAT I LOVE YOU, YOU LOVE ME TOO SONG  45-255/ Country Music Time 603
Poss. from this session:
005 LITTLE GIRLS NEED DADDYS Country Music Time 603
September 1978 Nashville, TN - Laney Smallwood (Producer: Carmol Taylor)
006 R9S-4891  LET‘S FALL IN LOVE AGAIN  45-271
007 R9S-4892? WE GOT A LOVE THING   45-271
October 1980 Nashville, TN - Charlie McCoy and Laney Smallwood (Laney Hicks [vcl], Charlie McCoy [harmonica] + unknown musicians).Producer: Charlie McCoy)
008 T10W-5023 UNTIL THE NIGHTS Monument M21001
1982 Nashville, TN - Charlie McCoy and Laney Hicks (Laney Hicks [vcl], Charlie McCoy [harmonica] + unknown musicians).Producer: Charlie McCoy)
Laney Hicks recorded some album in the 2000s. Some info in albums list

Hicks 01 Matters Of The Heart - You Do The Steel:
Half A Mind; I Miss You Already; My Baby's Gone; Mr Record Man; Take Me As I Am (Or Let Me Go); I'd Be A Legend In My Time; Am I That Easy To Forget; I'm All Wrapped Up In You; That's All That Matters; You Don't Have Very Far To Go – 9- (also issued with bonus track -  Love Like This (With Buddy Emmons) reissued in 2006)
Hicks 02 A Tribute To Connie: Ain't Had No Lovin'; Cry Cry Cry; I Don't Know Why I Keep Loving You; If I Talk To Him; Tiny Blue Transistor Radio; Darling Are You Ever Coming Home; Nobody But A Fool; Then And Only Then; Deepening Snow; I'll Come Running; I'll Never Get Over Lovin' You; I Can't Remember; Hurtin's All Over; Once A Day – 9- (reissued in 2006)
Hicks 03 The Last Letter: I'm Little But I'm Loud; Invitation To The Blues; Heart Over Mind; There Goes My Everything; Last Letter; Faded Love; Just One Time; Take These Chains From My Heart; Little Girls Need Daddys; Cowboy Song – 01 (reissued in 2006. Recorded: Cindarell Sound, Nashville, TN. Russ Hicks [ld gt/steel], Charlie McCoy [bass/piano/harmonica], Gene Chrisman [drums], Hoot Hester [fiddle/ac gt].)
Hicks 04 Softly And Tenderly: In The Garden; Farther Along; Nothing But The Blood; Help Me To Stand; Satisfied; Holy Ground; I Love The Way; Praise Our Lord; Father's Son; Only Time For Love; What'a Ya' Say; Softly And Tenderly – 06?
Hicks 05 Laney Smallwood: Once A Day; You Ain't Woman Enough; Apartment No 9; Hurtin's All Over; I'll Come Running – 06? (Early Recordongs)

Monument (1977-81) as Laney Smallwood
45-237 Undercover Man/He'll Sing The Blues – 11-77
45-255 That “I Love You, You Love Me Too Song“ / I’m Sure To Cry - 05-78
45-271 We Got A Love Thing / Let's Fall In Love Again – 11-78
M-21001 Until The Nights / I Love The Way You Love Me – 09-09-81 w. Charlie McCoy (as Laney Smallwood)
WS4-03518 Just Doin‘ Nothin’With You (Is Really Somethin‘) / The State Of our Union – 01-83 w. Charlie McCoy 
US Air Force - Country Music Time No. 603 Laney Smallwood
:  I’m Sure To Cry; That “I Love The Way You Love Me“ Love Song; Little Girls Need Daddys – ca 03-79 (MX 75726; studio recordings)


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