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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Kitty Mann

by Michel Ruppli
7 August 1952 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Ave., Cincinnati, OH – Kitty Mann (Kitty Mann [piano] + unknown musicians)
001 K3445  PARADISE  King 45-1145/Audio Lab AL-1518
002 K3446  JESUS, MY LORD, MY KING  45-1119/Audio Lab AL-1523
003 K3447  MY BRIGHT TOMORROW    45-1145 Audio Lab AL-1557
004 K3448  GUESS I’LL TAKE A JOURNEY  45-1119

King (1952)
45-1119  Jesus, My Lord, My King / Guess I'll Take A Journey – 10-52
45-1145  Paradise / My Bright Tomorrow – 12-52

Tiny Moore

Billie Moore, *12-04-1920 Port Arthur, TX – +15-12-1987
By Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti
also member of Texas Playboys and Strangers
6-7 January 1979 Wally Haider Studio, San Francisco, CA – Tiny Moore & Jethro Burns (Eldon Shamblin [gt], Tiny Moore & Jethro Burns (Tiny Moore [el mandolin/ac mandolin],  David Grisman [mandolin-1], Jethro Burns [ac mandolin], Ray Brown [bass instrument],Shelly Manne [drums]. Producer: David Grisman)
001 BACK TO BACK  Kaleidoscope F-9 Acoustic Disc ACD-60
002 DIANE  Kaleidoscope F-9  ACD-60               
003 IN A MELLOTONE  Kaleidoscope F-9  ACD-60                                                  
004 REAL LAID BACK   Kaleidoscope F-9   ACD-60                     
005 FLICKIN' MY PICK   Kaleidoscope F-9    ACD-60                  
006 MOONLIGHT WALTZ -1 Kaleidoscope F-9   ACD-60                        
007 JETHRO'S TUNE  Kaleidoscope F-9    ACD-60           
008 SWING '39    Kaleidoscope F-9  ACD-60                
009 OUT OF NOWHERE   Kaleidoscope F-9  ACD-60                                    
010 TICKLE TOE   Kaleidoscope F-9   ACD-60            
011 TINY'S RAG -1 Kaleidoscope F-9   ACD-60                 
012 GROOVIN' HIGH Kaleidoscope F-9  ACD-60
CD 2 of Acoustic Disc reissued includes alternative versions of all tracks
March 1980 Heavenly Recording Studios, Sacramento, CA – Tiny Moore (Tiny Moore [mandolin/violin], McKinney Sisterc [vcl-4], Vern Baughman [ac gt], Tom Phillips [ac gt-2], Gilde Taffet [ac gt-3], Eldon Shamblin [el gt], Merle Haggard [el gt-1], Bill Amatneek [ac bass], Bill Roberts [drums]. Producer: Tiny Moore, Tom Diamant, Jeff Alexson)
014 AIR MAIL SPECIAL Kaleidoscope F-12                         
015 DON'T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE Kaleidoscope F-12            
016 I SURRENDER DEAR Kaleidoscope F-12                         
017 CATTLE IN THE CANE Kaleidoscope F-12                       
018 FAT BOY RAG -1 Kaleidoscope F-12 
019 STUMBLING -1 Kaleidoscope F-12
020 THINGS AREN'T FUNNY ANYMORE -1 Kaleidoscope F-12              
021 WELL DUNN Kaleidoscope F-12  Kaleidoscope F-12    
022 HONEYMOON WALTZ Kaleidoscope F-12                          
023 HERMANN'S RAG Kaleidoscope F-12
024 LIFE'S GREATEST TREASURES -2-3-4 Kaleidoscope F-12   


Kaleidoscope F-9 Back To Back:  Back To Back; Diane; In A Mellotone; Real Laid Back; Flickin' My Pick; Moonlight Waltz;  Jethro's Tune;  Swing '39; Out Of Nowhere;  Tickle Toe; Tiny's Rag; Groovin' High - 79 w. Jethro Burns                                                      
Kaleidoscope F-12 Timy Moore Music: Air Mail Special; Don't Get Around Much Anymore; I Surrender Dear; Cattle In the Cane; Fat Boy Rag; Maiden's Prayer; Stumbling; Things Aren't Funny Anymore; Well Dunn; Honeymoon Waltz; Herman's Rag; Life's Greatest Treasure – 80
Acoustic Disc ACD-60 Back to Back:  Back to Back;  Diane;  In a Mellotone;  Real Laid Back;  Flickin' My Pick; Moonlight Waltz;  Jethro's Tune;  Swing '39;  Out of Nowhere;  Tickle Toe;  Tiny's Rag;  Groovin' High; Maiden's Prayer;  Back to Back - (take 2);  Diane - (rehearsal);  In a Mellotone - (take 2);  Real Laid Back - (take 4); Flickin' My Pick - (take 3);  Moonlight Waltz - (take 1);  Jethro's Tune - (take 2); Swing '39 - (take 1);  Out of Nowhere - (take 1);  Tickle Toe - (take 1);  Tiny's Rag - (take 1);  Groovin' High - (take 1);  Maiden's Prayer - (take 2) – 08-02-05

Oakie Jones

by Henk Scholts, Mario Manciotti

1949 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX – Oakie Jones
001 STOP, LOOK AND LISTEN Gold Star GS 1382/HBR CD 061
24 November 1950 poss Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN  – Oakie Jones
003 RHCO 4368-1N/NASH 972? HILLBILLY BESSIE Columbia 3-20780//HBR CD 061
004 RHCO 4369/NASH 973?  SEND ME A PENNY POSTCARD 4-20812//HBR CD 061
005 RHCO 4370/NASH 974? LOVE FEVER 4-20812//HBR CD 061
006 RHCO 4371-1N/NASH 975? MY HEART WENT BLIND 3-20780//HBR CD 061
29 May 1951 Jim Beck Studio, 1101 Ross Ave., Dallas, TX  – Oakie Jones
007 CO 46267-1/JB 41/ZSP-7360 TRADE WINDS NEVER LIE  4-20892//HBR CD 061
008 CO 46268-1/JB 42/ZSP-7361 THE MONTERREY WALTZ  4-20892//HBR CD 061
009 CO 46269/JB 43/ZSP-7362 ONCE AT A TIME  4-20852//HBR CD 061
010 CO 46270/JB 44/ZSP-7363 YOU’RE JUST IMAGINATION  4-20852//HBR CD 061
7 February 1952 poss. Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Oakie Jones
011 CO 47669/NASH 1407?/ZSP-9244 IS IT FAIR?  4-20992//HBR CD 061
012 CO 47670/NASH 1408?/ZSP-9245 WARM, WARM KISSES  4-20926//HBR CD 061
013 CO 47671/NASH 1409?/ZSP-9246 I’LL BET IT’S CAUSE (I LOVE YOU SO)  4-20926//HBR CD 061
014 CO 47672/NASH 1410?/ZSP-9247 FOOLISH HEART  4-20992//HBR CD 061
late 1955 poss Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywoo, CA – Oakie Jones
015 R-1141 COULD YOU, WOULD YOU Sage & Sand 221//HBR CD 061
016 R-1142 HOW COULD YOU 221//HBR CD 061
1958 unknown – Oakie Jones and The Lazy Ranch Hands
017 SO 431 I BORROW FROM PETER (TO PAY PAUL) Majestic 10-1358//HBR CD 061
018 SO 432 KISS AWAY 10-1358//HBR CD 061
1966 unknown – Okie Jones
019 SO 3077? THEY DON'T WANT ME ANYMORE  Sur Speed 212
020 SO 3078 GOD HELP US UNDERSTAND Sur Speed 212

Hillbilly Researcher [UK] HBR  CD 061 Gene “Oakie” Jones:
Stop, Look And Listen; Foolish Heart; Hillbilly Bessie; Send Me A Penny Postcard; Love Fever; My Heart Went Blind; Trade Winds Never Lie; The Monterry Waltz; One At A Time; You’re Just Imagination; Is It Fair; Warm Warm Kisses; I’ll Bet It’s ‘Cause (I Love You So); Foolish Heart; Could You, Would You; How Could You; I Borrow From Peter (To Pay Paul) - 03
BACM [UK] CD D 405 The Jones Boys - Neal Jones and Oakie Jones: [Oakie Jones:] Hillbilly Bessie;  Send Me A Penny Postcard;  Love Fever;  My Heart Went Blind;  Trade Winds Never Lie;  The Monterry Waltz;  One At A Time;  You're Just Imagination;  Is It Fair;  Warm, Warm Kisses;  I Bet It's 'Cause (I Love You So);  Foolish Heart; [Neal Jones:]  Walkin', Plowin', Talkin', Cryin';  Foolin' Women;  Maybe Next Week Sometime;  Who-o-o-ee! My Life Has Just Begun;  Down Boy;  High Steppin' Baby;  I'm Playing It Cool;  Hot Jing Jolly (I've Got Me A Girl);  Before My Time;  You Can't Unkiss That Kiss;  Two Wrongs;  What This Old World Needs;  Woman Of Sin;  Woman Behind This Man - 12

Gold Star (1949)
GS 1382 Stop, Look And Listen / Foolish Heart - 49
Columbia (1950-52)
3-20780 Hillbilly Bessie / My Heart Went Blind – 01-51 (rev. Feb. 3)
4-20812 Send Me A Penny Postcard / Love Fever  - 03-51
4-20852 One At A Time /  You’re Just Imagination – 08-51 (rev. Sept. 29)
4-20892 Trade Winds Never Lie / The Monterry Waltz – 12-51 (rev. Feb. 23, 1952)
4-20926 Warm Warm Kisses / I’ll Bet It’s ‘Cause (I Love You So) – 04-52 (rev. Apr. 12)
4-20992 Foolish Heart / Is It Fair – 08-52
Sage and Sand (1955)
221 Could You, Would You / How Could You  - 56
Majestic (1958)
10-1358 I Borrow From Peter (To Pay Paul) / Kiss Away – 11-58 (rev. Nov. 17)
Sur Speed (1966)
212 God Help Us Understand / They Don't Want Me Anymore - 66



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.