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Sunday, September 16, 2012

Miller Wikel

by Tony Russell, Mario Manciotti
25 June 1928 Gennett Recording Studio, Starr Piano Company Building, Whitewater Gorge Park, Richmond, In  - Miller Wikel (Miller Wikel [vcl], John McGee [gt/harmonica-2], Bill Charles [fiddle-1]
001 G13918  MAY I SLEEP IN YOUR BARN TONIGHT, MISTER? Champion 15545 Conqueror 7254/ Old Homestead OHCS-141
002 G13919  FRAIL WILDWOOD FLOWER  Gennett 6566 Conqueror 7254
003 G13920  SHE'LL BE WAITING ON THE GOLDEN STAIRS  Gennett 6566 Champion  15545 Supertone 9323

October 1929 Gennett Recording Studio, Woodside, Long Island, NY – Miller Wikel (Miller Wikel [vcl/gt])
004 GEX-2421-A YOUNG CHARLOTTE Paramount 3205
005 GEX-2422-A NO HOME NO HOME Paramount 3205
006 GEX-2423 MY OLD VIRGINIA HOME unissued
007 GEX-2424 MY TRUNDLE BED unissued
27 May 1930 Gennett Recording Studio, Starr Piano Company Building, Whitewater Gorge Park, Richmond, In – Miller Wikel (Miller Wikel [vcl] + ? [gt], ? [gt])
008 G16679-A MY OLD VIRGINIA HOME rejected
009 G16680-A YOUNG CHARLOTTE rejected
010 G16682-A MY OLD HOMESTEAD rejected
011 G16684-A A MOTHER'S GOODBYE rejected
012 G16685 NO HOME NO HOME rejected

6566 Frail Wildwood Flower / She'll Be Waiting On The Golden Stairs
15545 May I Sleep In Your Barn Tonight, Mister? / She'll Be Waiting On The Golden Stairs
7254 May I Sleep In Your Barn Tonight, Mister? / Frail Wildwood Flower
9323 She'll Be Waiting On The Golden Stairs / [The Sweet Brothers]
3205 Young Charlotte / No Home No Home

Mark Shannon

by Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank
1966 [no 14020] unknown – Mark Shannon [purchased masters]
001 60789 MR. D.J. Tower 271
002 60790 I CRIED AT YOUR WEDDING Tower 271
5 December 1966 [no 15024] Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine St., Hollywood, CA – Mark Shannon (Cliffie Stone Band Producer: Scott Turner) [split session with Kay Adams]
003 61009 YOUR STEPPING STONE Tower 318
004 61010 WHEN SHE GOES BY Tower 318

Tower (1966)
271 I Cried At Your Wedding / Mister D.J. – 09-66
318 Your Steppin‘ Stone / When She Goes By – 03-67


Thanks to Michel Ruppli, not only for his books which I use daily, but also for a large amount of rare and unpublished data from his giant archive.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