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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Hargus "Pig"Robbins

Hargus Melvin "Pig" Robbins, *18-01-1939 Spring City, TN
2nd version
by Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Lennart Gustavsson
SESSIONS

June 1959 Nashville, TN – Hargus Robbins aka Mel Robbins
001 SAVE IT  Argo 5340
002 TO KNOW YOU Argo 5340
003 ARE YOU WITH ME     Argo unissued/ va Chess 9124 213
004 UNTIL  unissued
January 1962 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashvile, TN – Hargus Robbins aka Mel Robbins (Hargus Robbins [piano], Jerry Kennery [gt], Harold Bradley [gt], Charlie McCoy [harmonica], Boots Randolpj [sax/trombone] + more unknown musicians. Producer: Jerry Kennedy)
005 YW-23454/PB-4536  (BABY) HULLY GULLY Smash SRS-67012
006 YW-23455/PB-4537  ROCKIN' PNEUMONIA AND THE BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU Smash SRS-67012
007 YW-23456/PB-4538  STAND BY ME  Smash SRS-67012
008 YW-23457/PB-4539  I KNOW Smash SRS-67012
009 YW-23458/PB-4540  MOTHER-IN-LAW Smash SRS-67012
010 YW-23459/PB-4541  YOUNG BLOOD Smash SRS-67012
011 YW-23460/PB-4542  SPLISH SPLASH Smash SRS-67012
012 YW-23461/PB-4543  BLUEBERRY HILL Smash SRS-67012
013 YW-23462/PB-4544  WHITE SILVER SANDS Smash SRS-67012
014 YW-23463/PB-4545  HEY BABY  Smash SRS-67012
015 YW-23464/PB-4546  SEARCHIN' Smash SRS-67012
016 YW-23465/PB-4547  LUCILLE Smash SRS-67012
017 YW-23466/PB-4548  YOU SEND ME  unissued]
1963 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Hargus Robbins (Hargus Robbins [piano], Kelso Herston [gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Grady Martin [gt], Wayne Moss [gt], Buddy Killen [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Boots Randolph [sax/xylofone])
018 HAPPY BOY    Time 1070/S-2107  
019 FOREVER    Time 1070/S-2107  
020 NIGHT RUNNER    Time S-2107  
021 IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR    Time S-2107  
022 POP UP    Time S-2107  
023 BEFORE YOU GO    Time S-2107  
024 GENERAL FLUNKIE    Time S-2107  
025 WHY DO I LOVE YOU    Time S-2107  
026 DON'T KNOCK IT    Time S-2107  
027 I'M HURTING    Time S-2107  
028 RIP TIDE    Time S-2107  
029 NIGHT LIFE    Time S-2107  
ca. September 1968 RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN – Hargus Robbins (Producer: Slim Williamson and Joe Wilson)
030 WXB4-5118/CH-661  THE BRIDGE WASHED OUT  59-1060/CHS-1011
031 CH-662? LOVE'S APPARITION  59-1060/CHS-1011
032 CH-663? ALMOST PERSUADED  CHS-1011
033 CH-664? AUTUMN OF MY LIFE  CHS-1011
034 CH-665 FUNK CHUNKIN'  CHS-5039/CHS-1011
035 CH-666? BIG GIRLS DON'T CRY  CHS-1011
036 CH-667? (ALL MY FRIENDS ARE GONNA BE) STRANGERS  CHS-1011
037 CH-668? IT KEEPS RIGHT ON A HURTIN'  CHS-1011
038 CH-669  TEQUILA FLOAT  CHS-5039/CHS-1011
039 CH-670 LOVE TAKES CARE OF ME  CHS-1011
040 CH-671 LONELY LOVERS  CHS-1011
041 CH-672 LET IT BE ME  CHS-1011
ca. May 1969 Nashville, TN – Hargus Robbins
042 CH-721  UNKNOWN LOVE CH-5022
043 CH-722  PENGUIN WALK CH-5022
ca. March 1977 Columbia Recording Studio, 34 Music Sq. East,  Nashville, TN – Hargus Robbins  (Hargus Robbins [piano/synthesizer/clavinet], Ray Edenton [ac gt], Glen Keener [ac gt],  Dave Kirby [ld gt/flat top gt], Lloyd Green [dobro/steel], Buddy Emmons [steel/Muskrat player], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman/Kenny Malone [drums], Ron Oats [synthesizer]. Producer: Hargus Robbins)
044 DIGGIN' IN  Elektra E-45440/7E-1110
045 TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS  Elektra 7E-1110
046 COOL WHIP  Elektra 7E-1110
047 SWEET AND WARM  Elektra 7E-1110
048 NEAR YOU  Elektra E-45440/7E-1110
049 GET UP AND GET IT  Elektra 7E-1110
050 SWEET DREAMS  Elektra 7E-1110
051 MUSKART LOVE  Elektra 7E-1110
052 ANOTHER LONELY NIGHT AHEAD  Elektra 7E-1110
053 SHE NEVER KNEW ME  Elektra 7E-1110
ca. November 1977 Nashville, TN – Hargus Robbins (Hargus Pig Robbins [piano/clavinety/synthesizer], Pete Ware [ld gt/gut string gt], John Smarr [el rh gt], Ray Edenton [ac gt],  Lloyd Green [steel/dobro], Henry Strzelecki [el bass], Larie Londin/Buddy Harman [drums], Johnny Gimble [fiddle], Tony Migliore [arp]. Producer: Hargus Robbins)
054 ALLEY CAT  Elektra 6E-129  
055 CANADIAN SUNSET  Elektra E-45469/6E-129  
056 IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG  Elektra 6E-129  
057 ROAMIN' ROUND  Elektra E-45469/6E-129  
058 DON'T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE  Elektra 6E-129  
059 LITTLE BITTY PRETTY ONE  Elektra E-45514/6E-129  
060 BLUE BAYOU  Elektra 6E-129  
061 SWINGIN' SAFARI  Elektra 6E-129  
062 FOREVER  Elektra E-45514/6E-129  
063 WHITE SILVER SANDS  Elektra 6E-129  
ca 1978 [live-Austin City Limits] Austin, TX – Nashville Superpieckers (Buddy Emmons [vcl/steel], Charlie McCoy [vcl/harmonica], Johnny Gimble, [vcl/fiddle], Hargus Robbins [piano] + more musicians)
N0001 ROLLIN' IN MY SWEET BABY'S ARMS Flying Fish FF-097
N0002 FIDDLIN' AROUND Flying Fish FF-097
N0003 CANADIAN SUNSET Flying Fish FF-097
N0004 WABASH CANNONBALL Flying Fish FF-097
N0005 KILLER JOE  Flying Fish FF-097
N0006 MANSION ON THE HILL Flying Fish FF-097
N0007 LONG TALL TEXAN  Flying Fish FF-097
N0008 NEW ROAD UNDER MY WHEELS  Flying Fish FF-097
N0009 SWEET DREAMS Flying Fish FF-097
N0010 SHADOW OF YOUR SMILE Flying Fish FF-097
N0011 WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS Flying Fish FF-097
N0012 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL Flying Fish FF-097
ca. February 1979 Jack Clement Recording Studio, 3102 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN – Hargus Robbins (Hargus "Pig" Robbins [vcl/piano/keyboards], Billy Sanford [gt], Harold Bradley [gt], Jimmy Capps [gt], Pete Wade [gt], Ray Edenton [gt],  Lloyd Green/ Weldon Myrick [steel], Bob Moore/ Bobby Dyson/ Henry Strzelecki/ Tommy Allsup [bass], Jerry Kroon/ Kenny Malone [drums]. Producer: Hargus Robbins)
064 UNBREAKABLE HEARTS  Elektra E 46512/6E-185  
065 I DON'T CARE  Elektra 6E-185  
066 TOO BAD SHE DON'T LOVE ME  Elektra 6E-185  
067 LOVE, LOVE, LOVE  Elektra E 46512/6E-185  
068 WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE GIRLS I KNEW  Elektra E 46037/6E-185  
069 ANNA (EL NEGRO ZUMBON)  Elektra 6E-185  
070 CHUNKY PEOPLE  Elektra E 46037/6E-185  
071 GET OFF AND GET ON IT  Elektra 6E-185  
072 PATCHWORK  Elektra 6E-185  
073 EASY DOES IT  Elektra 6E-185  

ALBUMS
Smash MGS-27012/SRS-67012 Hully Gully To The Hits:
Stand By Me; Mother In law; I Know; Splish Splash; Blueberry Hill; White Silver Sands; Hey Baby; Searhin‘; (Baby) Hully Gully; Lucille; Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu; Young Blood - 62   
Time 52107/S-21074 A Bit Of Country Piano: Happy Boy; Forever; Night Runner; In The Midnight Hour; Pop Up; Before You Go; General Flunkie; Why Do I Love You; Don't Knock It; I'm Hurting; Rip Tide; Night Life - 63
Chart CHM-1011/CHS-1011 One More Time: Love's Apparition; Almost Persuaded; Bridge Washed Out; Autumn Of My Life; Funk Chunkin'; Big Girls Don't Cry; (All My Friends Are Gonna Be) Strangers; It Keeps Right On A Hurtin'; Tequila Float; Love Takes Care Of Me; Lonely Lovers; Let It Be Me – 12-68 (also titled: Play Iot Again, Hargus)
Elektra 7E-1110 Country Instrumentalist Of The Year: Diggin' In; Torn Between Two Lovers; Cool Whip; Sweet And Warm; Near You; Get Up And Get It; Sweet Dreams; Muskart Love; Another Lonely Night Ahead; She Never Knew Me – 07-77
Elektra 6E-129 Pig In A Poke: Alley Cat; Canadian Sunset; It Was Almost Like A Song; Roamin' Round; Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue; Little Bitty Pretty One; Blue Bayou; Swingin' Safari; Forever; White Silver Sands – 02-78
Elektra 6E-185 Unbreakable Hearts: Unbreakable Hearts; I Don't Care; Too Bad She Don't Love Me; Love Love Love; Whatever Happened To The Girls I Knew; Anna (El Negro Zumbon); Chunky People; Get Off And Get On It; Patchwork; Easy Does It – 05-79
Flying Fish FF-097 The Nashville Superpickers Live From Austin City Limits: Rollin' In My Sweet Baby's Arms;  Fiddlin' Around;  Canadian Sunset;  Wabash Cannonball;  Killer Joe;  Mansion On The Hill;  Long Tall Texan;  New Road Under My Wheels;  Sweet Dreams;  Shadow Of Your Smile;  What A Friend We Have In Jesus;  Orange Blossom Special – 79 Nashville Superpickers


SINGLES
Argo (1959)  as by Mel Robbins
5340 Save It / To Know You – 07-59
Smash  (1962)  as by Mel Robbins    
Time  (1963)                
1070 Happy Boy / Forever - 63
Chart (1968-69)                 
59-1060 The Bridge Washed Out / Love's Apparition - 11-68
CH-5022 Penguin Walk / Unknown Love - 07-69
CH-5039 Tequila Float / Funk Chunkin' - 10-69
Elektra (1977-79)                 
E 45440 Diggin' In / Near You - 11-77
E 45469 Canadian Sunset / Roamin' Round - 03-78
E 45514 Little Bitty Pretty One / Forever - 08-78
E 46037 Chunky People / Whatever Happened To The Girls I Knew - 04-79
E 46512 Unbreakable Hearts / Love, Love, Love - 07-

Sandy Rucker

by Praguefrank
SESSIONS
late 1968 Nashville, TN – Sandy Rucker (Producer: Dick Heard)
001 FOR THE SAKE OF OUR LITTLE MISTAKE Royal American 282 
002 RA-804 YOU KNOW WHERE TO GO Royal American 282 
Spring 1969 Nashville, TN – Sandy Rucker (Lloyd Green [steel/leader] + unknown musicians. Producer: Dick Heard)
003 YOU'RE MY WORLD Royal American 285
004 WHEN YOU'RE NUMBER TWO  Royal American 285
ca November 1972 Nashville, TN - Sandy Rucker (unknown musicians + arr. By Bill Justis. Producer: Fred Foster)
005 LAY ME DOWN Monument ZS7-8560
006 LULLABY Monument ZS7-8560
ca August 1973 Nashville, TN - Sandy Rucker (unknown musicians + horns arr. By Bergen White + The Imperials. Producer: Fred Foster)
007 TAKE ME TO THE MARDI GRASS ZS7-8590 
008 HOW CAN I TELL YOU ZS7-8590 
ca December 1973 Nashville, TN - Sandy Rucker (unknown musicians + arr. By Bill Justis. Producer: Fred Foster)
009 KISS IT AWAY ZS7-8601
010 THE PRISONER'S SONG ZS7-8601
ca May 1974 Nashville, TN - Sandy Rucker (unknown musicians + arr. By Bill Justis. Producer: Fred Foster)
011 DON'T PROMISE ME ZS7-8617
012 YOU DON'T NEED A REASON ZS7-8617
ca November 1974 poss. Nashville, TN (Producer: Michael Stewart)
013 THE BEST OF MY LOVE UA-XW610-X 
014 14887  SO HARD LIVIN' WITHOUT YOU UA-XW610-X 


SINGLES
Royal American (1969)                         
RA 282  For The Sake Of Our Little Mistake / You Know Where To Go - 01-69 
RA 285  You're My World / When You're Number Two - 05-69 
Monument  (1972-74)                             
ZS7-8560  Lay Me Down / Lullaby – 12-72 
ZS7-8590  Take Me To The Mardi Grass / How Can I Tell You - 09-73 
ZS7-8601  Kiss It Away / Prisoner's Song - 01-74 
ZS7-8617  Don't Promise Me / You Don't Need A Reason - 07-74 
United Artists (1975)                        
UA-XW610-X  The Best Of My Love / So Hard Livin' Without You - 03-75 


Balto

by Praguefrank
SESSIONS

15 December 2010 Grand Street Recording, Brooklyn, NYC – Balto (Daniel Sheron [vcl/gt/harmonica], Andrew Sheron [vcl/mandolin], John Glouchevitch [vcl/banjo], Charlie Freundlich [bass], Jake Nussbaum [drums/percussion], Philippe Bronchtein [vcl/piano/accordion]. Producer: Andrew Sheron)
001 THE RAILYARD
002 SELF PORTRAIT
003 THE TIN MAN
004 KIROV FACTORY
005 ELIZABETH THE BUMBLEBEE
006 LONG TIME COMING
007 DON QUIXOTE
008 OCTOBER'S ROAD
009 THE LOVER
010 HOME NOVEMBER SHORE
tracks above issued on album October’s Road
   


ALBUMS
Balto ? October’s Road: The Railyard; Self Portrait; The Tin Man; Kirov Factory;
Elizabeth the Bumblebee; Long Time Coming; Don Quixote; October's Road; The Lover; Home November Shore – 16-02-11

Acknowledgements

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 www.bopping.org.
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.