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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Rita Robbins

Rita Marie Winters, *15-08-1932 Claxton, GA
2nd version
by Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Thieu Van De Vorst, Goran Adolph
SESSIONS also member of Nita, Rita and Ruby
August 1954 RCA Victor Studio 1, 155 East 24th St., Manhattan, New York City – Rita Robbins
001 E4-VB-4979  HOW LONG DO YOU CRY? 47-6083/BACM CD-D  399
002 E4-VB-4980 IF YOU DON’T, SOMEBODY ELSE WILL 47-5856/CD D 399
August 1954 RCA Victor Studio 1, 155 East 24th St., Manhattan, New York City – Rita Robbins
003 E4-VB-4987 THE HOOK 47-5856/BACM CD D 399
004 E4-VB-4988 WHITHER THOU GOEST 47-5855/CD D 399
005 E4-VB-4989 BLUE WEDDING BELLS 47-6354/CD D 399
August 1954 RCA Victor Studio 1, 155 East 24th St., Manhattan, New York City – Rita Robbins
006 E4-VB-4996 TAKE A LOOK AT THAT MOON 47-5855/CD D 399
007 E4-VB-4997 MY FOOLISH TEARS 47-6083/CD D 399
ca 5 November 1954 Thomas Productions, 109 13th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Rita Robbins
008 E4-VB-6002 THE GO-BETWEEN 47-5959/CD D 399
009 E4-VB-6003 DON’T TAKE ALL THE LOVE 47-5959/CD D 399
19 January 1955 RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Hawkshaw Hawkins and Rita Robbins (Hawkshaw Hawkins [vc], Rita Robbins [vcl], Chet Atkins [gt], Eddie Hill [gt], Bob Foster [steel], Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Tommy Jackson [fiddle], Owen Bradley [piano]. Producer: Stephen Sholes)
010 F2-WB-0234 KO KO MO (I LOVE YOU SO) 47-6022/CAL 808 CD D 399
March 1955 RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Rita Robbins and Don Winters (Producer: Stephen Sholes)
011 F2-WB-0285 TWO HEARTS, TWO KISSES 47-6091/CD D 399
012 F2-WB-0286 THE FLOWER OF MY HEART 47-6091/CD D 399
013 F2-WB-0287 LONELY HEART 47-6234/CD D 399
014 F2-WB-0288 YOU'RE STILL A PART OF ME 47-6234/CD D 399
November 1955 RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Rita Robbins (Producer: Chet Atkins)
015 F2-WB-6539 WHY DON’T YOU BE GOOD? 47-6612/CD D 399
016 F2-WB-6540 GET AWAY 47-6354/CD D 399
017 F2-WB-6541 I'M GONNA DO IT, TOO 47-6516/CD D 399
018 F2-WB-6542 BEFORE YOU GO 47-6516/CD D 399
30 January 1956 [19:30-22:30] RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Rita Robbins (Rita Robbins [vcl], Chet Atkins [el. gt], Jimmy Self [rh gt], Bob Foster [steel], Bob Moore [bass], Tommy Jackson [fiddle], Farris Coursey [drums] + Jordanaires. Producer: Chet Atkins)
019 G2-WB-0232 MISS THE LOVE (I’VE BEEN DREAMING OF) 47-6440/CD D 399
020 G2-WB-0233 HOW LONG 47-6440/CD D 399
June 1956 RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Rita Robbins (Producer: Chet Atkins)
021 G2-WB-5313 TEEN-AGE CRUSH 47-6612/CD D 399
possibly from this session
023 TOO LATE 47-6726/CD D  399

unknown date [Country Music Time No. 2] Nashville, TN – Rita Robbins
unknown date [Country Style No 194] Nashville, TN – Rita Robbins

BACM [UK] CD D 399 Don't Take All The Love: If You Don't Somebody Else Will; How Long Do You Cry; The Hook; Whither Thou Goest; Blue Wedding Bells; Take A Look At The Moon; My Foolish Tears; Don't Take All The Love; The Go- Between; Ko Ko Mo (I Love You So); Two Hearts, Two Kisses (Make One Love); The Flower Of My Heart; Lonely Heart; You're Still A Part Of Me; One Way Is Bound To Be Right*; I've Been Thinking It Over*; Look What Happened*; Forgive My Mistakes*; Why Don't You Be Good?; Get Away; I'm Gonna Do It Too; Before You Go; Miss The Love (That I've Been Dreaming Of); How Long; Teen-Age Crush; Too Late – 12 *Don Winters

RCA Victor (1954-57)
47-5855 Whither Thou Goest / Take A Look At That Moon - 09-54
47-5856 The Hook / If You Don't, Somebody Else Will - 09-54
47-5959 Don't Take All The Love / Go Between - 12-54
47-6050 Rock Love / Pledging My Love - 03-55 Nita, Rita and Ruby
47-6083 How Long Do You Cry? / My Foolish Tears - 04-55
47-6091 The Flower Of My Heart / Two Hearts Two Kisses (Make One Love) 14-04-55 w. Don Winters
47-6234 You're Still A Part Of Me / Lonely Heart - 07-55 w. Don Winters
47-6354 Get Away / Blue Wedding Bells - 03-12-55
47-6440 Miss The Love (I've Been Dreaming Of) / How Long - 02-56
47-6445 Leroy / Not Any More - 02-56 Nita, Rita and Ruby
47-6516 I'm Gonna Do It, Too / Before You Go - 05-56 w. Don Winters
47-6612 Why Don't You Be Good / Teen-Age Crush - 08-56
47-6726 Break The News Gently To Billy / Too Late - 11-56

Brandon Heath

Brandon Heath Knell, *21-07-1978 Nashville, TN
by Praguefrank

2000 [demo sessins] poss. Nashville, TN – Brandon Heath
00001 OUR GOD REIGNS  Brandon Heath 67838
00002 SET ON YOU  Brandon Heath 67838  
00003 RUNNING WILD  Brandon Heath 67838  
00004 FEW LESS BREAKS  Brandon Heath 67838  
00005 NEVER SAID  Brandon Heath 67838  
00006 SMALL TOWN FLAME  Brandon Heath 67838  
00007 REACHING OUT  Brandon Heath 67838
00008 OVERDUE  Brandon Heath 67838  
00009 TYLER'S LULLABY  Brandon Heath 67838  
00010 NOTHING BUT THE CHILL  Brandon Heath 67838  
00011 THE PROMISE  Brandon Heath 67838
2004 Nashville, TN – Brandon Heath
001 IF YOU CALL MY NAME  Brandon Heath 81905  
002 SOLDIER  Brandon Heath 81905  THE LIGHT  Brandon Heath 81905
003 READY FOR ROMANCE  Brandon Heath 81905  
004 THE LIKES OF YOU  Brandon Heath 81905  
005 WAVERLY  Brandon Heath 81905
006 LOUD AND CLEAR  Brandon Heath 81905  
007 THE RIVER WANTS TO RUN  Brandon Heath 81905  
008 THIS ROCK  Brandon Heath 81905  
009 STANDING BY THE CROSS  Brandon Heath 81905  
2005 Dark Horse Studio, Nashville, TN – Brandon Heath
010 STEADY NOW  Brandon Heath 67837  Reunion 10105-2
011 DONT GET COMFORTABLE  Brandon Heath 67837  Reunion 10105-2
012 LET'S MAKE IT LAST  Brandon Heath 67837  Reunion 10105-2
013 OUR GOD REIGNS  Brandon Heath 67837  Reunion 10174-2/10105-2
014 BEAUTY DIVINE  Brandon Heath 67837   Reunion 10105-2
2006 Glomo Studio, Nashville, TN/Soundstage Studio, Nashville, TN – Brandon Heath (Brandon Heath [vcl/ac gt/bck vcl], Brent Milligan [ac gt], Chuck Butler [el gt/bck vcl],  Josh Muckala [gt], Alex Nifong [gt], Byron House [upright bass], Aaron Blanton/ Dan Needham [drums],  Dan Muckala [piano/keyboards/bck vcl], Matt Wertz [bck vcl])
015 SIMPLE MAN  Reunion 10105-2   
016 RED SKY  Reunion 10105-2   
017 YOU DECIDE  Reunion 10105-2   
018 I'M NOT WHO I WAS  Reunion 10174-2/10105-2  
019 I WILL LAY YOU DOWN  Reunion 10105-2  
020 THE LIGHT  Reunion 10105-2   
2008 Nashville, TN – Brandon Heath
021 GIVE ME YOUR EYES  Reunion EP 10174-2/10127-2   
022 WAIT AND SEE  Reunion 10174-2/10127-2   
023 TRUST YOU  Reunion 10127-2   
024 LONDON  Reunion 10127-2   
025 SUNRISE  Reunion EP/10127-2  
026 SORE EYES  Reunion 10127-2   
027 LOVE NEVER FAILS  Reunion EP/10127-2   
028 LISTEN UP  Reunion 10127-2   
029 FIGHT ANOTHER DAY  Reunion 10127-2   
030 WHEN I'M ALONE  Reunion 10127-2   
031 NO NOT ONE  Reunion 10127-2  
2009 Nashville, TN – Brandon Heath
032 NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS  Reunion digital single
2010 Glomo Studio, Nashville, TN
033 LEAVING EDEN  Reunion 10151-2   
034 YOUR LOVE  Reunion EP 10174-2/10151-2  
035 THE LIGHT IN ME  Reunion 10174-2/10151-2  
036 ONLY WATER  Reunion 10151-2   
037 STOLEN  Reunion 10151-2   
038 MIGHT JUST SAVE YOUR LIFE  Reunion 10151-2   
039 IT'S ALRIGHT  Reunion 10151-2   
040 IT'S NO GOOD TO BE ALONE  Reunion 10151-2   
041 NOW MORE THAN EVER  Reunion 10151-2  
042 THE  ONE  Reunion 10151-2  
043 AS LONG AS I'M HERE  Reunion 10151-2
ca 2011 Nashville, TN – Brandon Heath
tracks above issued on EP Give Me Your Eyes (The Acoustic Sessions)
2012 Echo Mountain, Asheville, NC – Brandon Heath (Brandon Heath [vcl/gt],  Chris Leuzinger [gt], Adam Lester [gt], Jim Johnson [steel], Dan Muckala [hammer dulcimer/ keyboards/ programming/bck vcl], Barry Bales [upright bass], Will Salles [drums], Jessie Hale [fiddle], Thad Cockrell, Natalie Hemby [bck vcl])
048 THE HARVESTER  Reunion 10171-2  
049 JESUS IN DISGUISE  Reunion 10171-2   
050 BLUE MOUNTAIN  Reunion 10171-2   
051 DIAMOND  Reunion 10171-2   
052 LOVE WILL BE ENOUGH FOR US  Reunion 10171-2   
053 LOVE DOES  Reunion 10171-2   
054 PAUL BROWN PETTY  Reunion 10171-2   
055 IN THE DUST  Reunion 10171-2  
056 DYIN' DAY  Reunion 10171-2   
057 HANDS OF THE HEALER  Reunion 10171-2   
058 HE PAID IT ALL  Reunion 10171-2

Brandon Heath 81905 Soldier: If You Call My Name; Soldier; Light, The; Ready For Romance; Likes of You, The; Waverly; Loud and Clear; River Wants to Run, The; This Rock; Standing by the Cross – 27-07-04

Brandon Heath 67838 Early Stuff: Our God Reigns; Set on You; Running Wild; Few Less Breaks; Never Said; Small Town Flame; Reaching Out; Overdue; Tyler's Lullaby; Nothing But the Chill; The Promise – 17-08-04 (2000 demo sessions)

Reunion 10105-2  Don’t Get Comfortable: Steady Now;  Simple Man;  Don't Get Comfortable;  Our God Reigns;  Red Sky;  You Decide;  I'm Not Who I Was;  Let's Make It Last;  I Will Lay You Down; The Light;  Beauty Divine- 05-09-06 (reissued in 2012 as part of 3CD set The Collection)

Reunion 10127-2 What If We: Give Me Your Eyes;  Wait and See;  Trust You;  London;  Sunrise; Sore Eyes;  Love Never Fails;  Listen Up;  Fight Another Day;  When I'm Alone;  No Not One - 19-08-08  (reissued in 2012 as part of 3CD set The Collection)

Reunion 10151-2 Leaving Eden: Leaving Eden;  Your Love; The Light in Me; Only Water;  Stolen;  Might Just Save Your Life;  It's Alright;  It's No Good to Be Alone;  Now More Than Ever; The  One; As Long as I'm Here - 18-01-11  (reissued in 2012 as part of 3CD set The Collection)

Reunion 10171-2 Blue Mountain: The Harvester; Jesus in Disguise;  Blue Mountain;  Diamond;  Love Will Be Enough for Us;  Love Does;  Paul Brown Petty;  In the Dust; Dyin' Day;  Hands of the Healer;  He Paid It All - 09-10-12

Brandon Heath
67837 Don’t Get Comfortable: Steady Now; Dont Get Comfortable; Let's Make It Last; Our God Reigns; Beauty Divine - 05
Reunion (2006-)
? Sunrise: Sunrise; Give Me Your Eyes; Love Never Fails; Your Love – 11 (EP, sampler)
? Give Me Your Eyes (The Acoustic Sessions): I'm Not Who I Was; Give Me Your Eyes; Wait And See; Your Love – 01-05-12 (digital EP)
10174-2 Discover Brandon Heath: Give Me Your Eyes;  I'm Not Who I Was;  Wait And See;  Your Love;  Our God Reigns; The Light In Me – 09-11-12 (EP, sampler)


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.