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Saturday, January 26, 2013

Buzz Busby (Dick Grant) - part 1 - 1950-1959


             BAYOU BOYS                      Radio Station WCOP                                                      Boston, Ma:                                                                        1953
                   Bernarr Graham “Buzz Busby” Busbice (vcl-1/mand); Jack Henderson Clement (hmny vcl/rhy gtr); Calvin Scott “Scotty” Stoneman                                                                  (fdl);
                   Ralph Jones (dobro); poss Lou Mondon (stg bs).                          Producer: Aubrey L. Mayhew

                                                                               P-50903-1A              COLD & WINDY NIGHT                                                                          -1                         Sheraton P-50903, Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-016
                                                                                                                     (Buzz Busby)                                                                                                                           
                   NB(1) The above recording were released on NEW ENGLAND’S ORIGINAL WCOP HAYLOFT SOUVENIR Record Album                released
             Saturday 13th February, 1954. 
             NB(2): Side 1 (P-50900) consists of “I’M CRAZY ABOUT YOU” by Jack Clement &  “WEEKEND BLUES” by Muriel White.
             NB(3); Side 2 (P-50901) consists of “I’M THE GUILTY ONE” by Carl Stuart & WATCHIN’ THE HANDS OF THE CLOCK” by Bobby
             NB(4): Side 3 (P-50902) consists of “SWISS LULLABY” by The LeClair Sisters & “WON’T YOU BE MY SWEETHEART” by Al            Green.
             NB(5): Side 4 (P-50903) consists of “COLD & WINDY NIGHT” by The Bayou Boys & “BOSTON POLKA” by Dee Rogers.
             NB(6): Side 5 (P-50904) consists of “PLEASE REMEMBER I’M YOUR DARLIN’” by Dee Rogers & “THIRD DEGREE BOOGIE” by
             Jerry Devine.
             NB(7): Side 6 (P-50905) consists of “WILLOW SNARE” by Lucky Shore & “TAR PAPER SHACK” by Jimmie & Ruth Senter.
             NB(8): HILLBILLY RESEARCHER HBRCD-016 “New England’s Original Hayloft Jamboree Souvenir Record Album” released           United

                                                     HAM & SCRAM            Radio Station WGAY,Kemp Mill Road                           Silver Spring, Md:                                   ca: March/April 1954
                                                                               Buzz  “Ham” Busby (vcl/mand); Lester Leroy “Pete”/ “Scram” Pike (vcl/rhy gtr); Donald “Donnie” Bryant (bjo); Lee Cole (stg bs);

                                                                                                                     Introduction of HAM & SCRAM – LEE COLE                                                               Webco WLPS-0103
                                                                                                                     MacDONALD’S FARM (According to HAM &                                         
                                                                                                                     SCRAM)                                                                                                                                                  WLPS-0103
                                                                                                                     (Buzz Busby)

                                                                               NB: “MacDONALD’S FARM” registered BMI 13th May 1982.
                                                                               HAM & SCRAM                                                 
                                Ben Adelman Studio, Georgia Ave & Kennedy St .N.W.    Washington, D.C.:                                                                         1954
             Buzz “Ham” Busby (tnr vcl-1/mand); Pete “Scram”  Pike (ld vcl-2/rhy gtr); Donald “Don” Stover (bjo); John William Hall (ld vcl-3/fdl);                                                                 Buck
                   Austin (pno); Lee Cole (bari vcl/ stg bs); Louie               (dms).                                                  Producer: Benjamin “Ben” Adelman

                                                                               A-0055-1                   PEARLY GATES (WICKED PATH OF SIN)                                                                (Uniss), Mount Vernon Music MVM-176
                                                                                                                     (Bill Monroe)                                                                                                                              Mount Vernon Music MVS-176
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mount Vernon Music MVM-183
                                                                               A-0055-1                   JUST A LITTLE TALK WITH JESUS                                                                             (Uniss), Mount Vernon Music MVM-176
                                                                                                                     (B.Busby-K.Adelman)                                                                                                           Mount Vernon Music MVS-176

                                                                               HAM & SCRAM
                                                                        Ben Adelman Studio, Georgia Ave & Kennedy St.N.W.                  Washington, D.C.:                                                             1954
                                                                               Buzz “Ham” Busby (tnr vcl-6/mand); Pete “Scram” Pike (ld vcl-7/rhy gtr); Don Stover (bjo); John Hall (ld vcl-8/fdl-1); Buck Austin (chrs                                                                 -3/
                                                                               pno-2); Lee Cole (recit-4/chrs-3/stg bs); Unk (dms-5).                                                    Producer: Ben Adelman

                                                                               A-0055-1                   DEEP FREEZE MAMA BLUES                                                                                         (Uniss), Mount Vernon Music MVM-176
                                                                                                                     ()                                                                                                                                                     Mount Vernon Music MVS-176
                                                                                                                     BABY, BABY                                                                                                 -2-3-4                 (Uniss), Mount Vernon Music MVM-176
                                                                                                                     (B.Busby-K.Adelman)                                                                                                           Mount Vernon Music MVS-176
                                                                                                                     TAKE BACK YOUR HEART (I ORDERED LIVER)-1                  (Uniss), Mount Vernon Music MVM-176
                                                                                                                     ()                                                                                                                                                     Mount Vernon Music MVS-176                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                     THE FUNNIEST SIGHT I EVER DID SEE                                      -1-5                     (Uniss), Mount Vernon Music MVM-176
                                                                                                                     ()                                                                                                                                                     Mount Vernon Music MVS-176
I DO MEAN MOO                                                                                 I DO MEAN MOO                                                                                       -2-8                     (Uniss), Mount Vernon Music MVM-176
                                                                                                                     ()                                                                                                                                                     Mount Vernon Music MVS-176
NB(1): MOUNT VERNON MUSIC MVM/MVS-176 “COUNTRY, COMEDY, SONGS & FROLIC By Ham & Scram Featuring BUZZ BUSBY” released June 1963.
             NB(2): Bluegrass Unlimited Vol.40, #3 - September 2005 states that Ben Adelman’s Studio was located on the 2nd floor of a        moving
             and storage Company warehouse at 317 Cedar Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.
                                                     NB(3):That area of the District of Columbia is known as ‘Takoma’. A few blocks away, on the other side of the District Line   is Takoma
                                                     Park, Md. Takoma is in D.C. and Takoma Park, another distinct location, is in Maryland at the time, there were no       recording studios
                                                     in Takoma Park.
                                                     NB(4): JOHN HALL died Tuesday 23rd January 2007 aged 73.

                         LUKE GORDON                              
                                                                        Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W.                                Washington, D.C.:                                 Late 1954/Early 1955
                   Gordon R. “Luke Gordon” Brown (vcl/ac gtr); Buzz Busby (mand-1); John Duffey (dobro); Scotty Stoneman (fdl); Oscar James                                                                    “Jimmy”                   
                   Stoneman (stg bs).                                                                                                                                                       Producer: Ben Adelman

                                                                               CP-4571                    GOIN’ CRAZY                                                                                                                          L&C LP-0014, Spin-O-Rama M-137, Spin-O-Rama S-137
                                                                                                                     (Luke Gordon)                                                                                                                          
                                                                               CP-4572                    GOIN’ DOWN THE ROAD FEELIN’ BAD                                        -1                                  LP-0014, Spin-O-Rama M-137, Spin-O-Rama S-137
                                                                                                                     (Luke Gordon)                                                                                                                           Premier PM-9037, Premier PS-9037, Coronet CXS-246
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mount Vernon Music MVM-156, Mount Vernon MVS-156
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dixie CD-5555, World Artists WACD-101, B.A.C.M. CD D-393
                                                                               CP-4572                    TAKE ME FOR THE FOOL THAT I AM                                            -1                         L&C LP-0014,  Spin-O-Rama M-108, Spin-O-Rama S-108
                                                                                                                     (Luke Gordon)                                                                                                                           Premier PM-9041, Premier PS-9041
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mount Vernon Music MVM-156, Mount Vernon MVS-156
                                                                               CP-4571                    ON THE BANKS OF THE OLD PONCHARTRAIN-1                  L&C LP-0014, World Artists WACD-106
                                                                                                                     (Ramona Vincent-Hank Williams) (Acuff-Rose BMI)                  B.A.C.M. CD D-393
                                                                               CP-4572                    IS IT WRONG                                                                                                                          L&C LP-0014, World Artists WACD-106, B.A.C.M. CD D-393
                                                                               NB(1); “GOIN’ CRAZY” on L&C LP-0014-playing time is 2m:27.8swcs.
NB                                                NB(2): “GOIN’ CRAZY” on SPIN-O-RAMA M/S-137 is sped up-playing trime is 2m:21.0secs.
                                                     NB(3): “IS IT WRONG” on L&C LP-0014-playing time is 2m:06.4secs.
                                                     NB(4): “IS IT WRONG” on both WORLD ARTISTS WACD-101 & B.A.C.M. CD D-393 is sped up-playing time is 2m:01.2secs.
                                                     NB(5): L&C LP-0014 “LUKE GORDON” released 1961.
                                                     NB(6): MOUNT VERNON MUSIC MVM/MVS-156 “COUNTRY & WESTERN-LUKE GORDON” released 1962.
NB(7): SPIN-O-RAMA M-108/S-108 “JIMMY DEAN with LUKE GORDON Featuring the Country Singing of Jimmy Dean and         Featuring
                                                     the Country Singing of Luke Gordon” released 1963..
NB(8); SPIN-O-RAMA M-108 released TWICE with DIFFERENT sleeves.    
                                                     NB(9): SPIN-O-RAMA M-137/S-137 “COUNTRY ROUND-UP starring JIMMY DEAN with LUKE GORDON” released 1965.
                                                     NB(10): PREMIER PM-9037/PS-9037 & CORONET CX-246/CXS-246 “SWINGIN’ SHINDIG Starring JOHNNY RIVERS also
                                                     starring The Tremonts, Luke Gordon, Charlie Francisreleased 1965.
                                                     NB(11): PPREMIER PM-9041/PS-9041 “JIMMY DEAN with LUKE GORDON Featuring the Country Singing of Jimmy Dean and
                                                     Featuring the Country Singing of Luke Gordon” released 1965.
                                                     NB(12): WORLD ARTISTS WACD-106 “WORLD ARTISTS PRESENTS LUKE GORDON and JOHNNY EVANS- THERE A DAY”
                                                     released September 2005.
NB(13): B.A.C.M CD D-393 “LUKE GORDON SINGS DARK HOLLOW & OTHER CLASSIC NUMBERS” released United Kingdom 2012.    
                                                                               LUKE GORDON                                                
                                                                        Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W.                                                Washington, D.C.:                                                             1955                                                                              
                                                                               with  Buzz Busby (mand); Scotty Stoneman (fdl); Norman L. “Ric” Nelson (dobro); Jimmy Stoneman (stg bs).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Ben Adelman

CP-4572                    DON’T SAY GOODBYE IF YOU LOVE ME                                                                  L&C LP-0014, World Artists WACD-101, B.A.C.M. CD D-393
                                                                                                                     (Luke Gordon)
                                                                                                                     GOIN’ CRAZY                                                                                                       (Uniss)
                                                                                                                     (Luke Gordon)
                                                                                                                     GOING DOWN THE ROAD FEELING BAD                                                                (Uniss)
                                                                                                                     (Luke Gordon)
                                                                                                                     TAKE ME FOR THE FOOL THAT I AM                                                                         (Uniss)
                                                                                                                     (Luke Gordon)
                                                                                                                     ON THE BANKS OF THE OLD PONTCHATRAIN                                                   (Uniss)
                                                                                                                     (Ramona Vincent-Hank Williams)       

                                                                               NB(1): L & C LP-0014 issued with Plain white sleeve.
NB(2): According to the late RIC NELSON the above recording session lasted all day.
NB(3): It is possible that the following titles were recorded at this session “GOIN’ CRAZY”/“GOING DOWN THE ROAD FEELING BAD”/ “TAKE ME FOR THE FOOL THAT I AM”/“ON THE BANKS OF THE OLD PONTCHARTRAIN” plus other UNKNOWN titles were recorded.  


                                                                        Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W.                                Washington, D.C.:                                                             1955
                                                                               with Scotty Stoneman (fdl); Donald “Don” West (stl gtr); Buzz Busby (mand); Homer “Curley” Smith (fdl); Jimmy Stoneman (stg bs).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Ben Adelman
                                                                               CP-4571                    I BELIEVE I’M ENTITLED TO YOU                                                             L&C LP-0014, World Artists WACD-104, B.A.C.M CD D-393
                                                                                                                     (Cliff Carlisle-Mel Foree-Chester Rice)
                                                                               CP-4572                    SWING WIDE YOUR GATE OF LOVE                                                                                  LP-0014,                        WACD-104
                                                                                                                     (Hank Thompson)                                                                                                World Artists WACD-106, B.A.C.M. CD D-393
                                                                               CP-4572                    LET THIS KISS BID YOU GOODBYE                                                                            L&C LP-0014, World Artists WACD-101
                                                                                                                     (Luke Gordon)                                                                                                        World Artists WACD-102,                 CD D-393
                                                                               CP-4571                    WHEN IT’S TIME (FOR THE WHIPPOORWILLLS
                                                                                                                     TO SING)                                                                                                                                           LP-0014, World Artists WACD-101
                                                                                                                     (Alton Delmore) (Vidor Pub. Inc. BMI)
CP-4572                    LONELY HEARTACHE                                                                                                                LP-0014, Empire 45-512, Mount Vernon Music MVM-156
                                      (Luke Gordon) (Cedar Music BMI)                                                                Mount Vernon MVS-156, Spin-O-Rama S-108
                                                                                                                                                                                             Spin-O-Rama S-108, Premier PM-9041, Premier PS-9041
                                                                                                                                                                                             World Artists WACD-101, World Artists WACD-106
                                                                                                                                                                                             B.A.C.M. CD D-393

NB(1): “LET THIS KISS BID YOU GOODBYE” on L&C LP-0014-playing time is 2m:21.6secs.
NB(2): “LET THIS KISS BID YOU GOODBYE” on WORLD ARTISTS WACD-101 &WACD-102 & B.A.C.M. CD D-393 is sped up-playing time is 2m:15.8secs.
NB(3): “WHEN IT’S TIME (FOR THE WHIPPOORWILLS TO SING)” on L&C LP-0014-playing time is 2m:22.2secs>
NB(4): “WHEN IT’S TIME (FOR THE WHIPPOORWILLS TO SING)” on WORLD ARTISTS WACD-101 is sped up-playing time is 2m:15.8secs.
NB(5): “LONELY HEARTACHE” on L&C LP-0014-Long version with complete instrumental break-playing time is circa 2m:34-5secs/Instrumental break-playing time is circa 0:58secs.
NB(6): “LONELY HEARTACHE” on EMPIRE 45-512 & B.A.C.M. CD D-393 is a short version with speed slowed down & the instrumental break cut-off circa 0:30secs at the end of the break-playing time is 2m:10secs.
NB(7): “LONELY HEARTACHE” on MOUNT VERNON MUSIC MVM/MVS-156/ SPIN-O-RAMA M/S-108/PREMIER PM/PS-9041 as master but with added echo-playing time is 2m:33secs.
NB(8); “LONELY HEARTACHE” on WORLD ARTISTS WACD-101 is sped up-playing time is 2m:29secs.    
                                                                               NB(9): WORLD ARTISTS WACD-101 “LUKE GORDON ORIGINALS-PICTURE SHOW and L & C” released 5th June 2001.
                                                     NB(10): WORLD ARTISTS WACD-102 “LUKE GORDON-COLLECTOR’S CLASSIC” released February 2004.

BUZZ BUSBY and his Bayou Boys                  
                                                                        Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street,N.W.                                 Washington, D.C.:                                                             1955
                                                                               with Charles Otis “Charlie” Waller (rhy gtr); Scotty  Stoneman (fdl); Don Stover (bjo); Lee Cole (stg bs).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Producer: Jiffy Fowler

                                                                               A-45-3289                 LOST                                                                                                                                            Jiffy 207A; Webco LP-0103, Rebel SLP-1475
                                                                                                                     (Busby & Cole) (Jiffy Pub. Co. BMI)                                                             Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-005
                                                                               NB(1): Master No. A-45-3289 either mastered or pressed at ACA in Houston, Texas.
                                                     NB(2): Jiffy 207 released
                                                     NB(3): WEBCO LP-0103 reviewed Bluegrass Unlimited Vol.17, #4 - October 1982.

                                                     BILL CLIFTON                                       Tru-Tone Studio                                    Washington, D.C.:                                                    Late 1955
                                                                               William August “Bill Clifton” Marburg (vcl/rhy gtr); John “Johnny” Clark (tnr vcl); Buzz Busby (tnr vcl-1/mand); Burlett H. “Buck”                                                                      Graves
                                                                               (dobro); William “Bill” Wiltshire (bari vcl/fdl); George Shuffler (stg bs).                                Producer: Bill Clifton

                                                                               ST-                              LITTLE WHITE WASHED CHIMNEY                                                                           Starday (Uniss), Bear Family BCD-16425
                                                                                                                     (Bill Clifton)
                                                                               ST-                              LONELY HEART BLUES                                                                                  Starday (Uniss),                      BCD-16425
                                                                                                                     (Bill Clifton)
                                                                               ST-                              TAKE BACK YOUR HEART                                                                                               Starday (Uniss),                      BCD-16425
                                                                                                                     (Bill Clifton)
                                                                               ST-                              WHEN YOU KNEEL AT MOTHER’S GRAVE                                                             Starday (Uniss),                      BCD-16425
                                                                                                                     (L. Lilley-Bill Clifton)
                                                                               ST-                              ALL THE GOOD TIMES ARE PAST AND GONE                                                      Starday (Uniss),                      BCD-16425
                                                                                                                     (arr. Bill Clifton)

                                                                               NB(1): Bill Clifton leased the above recordings to STARDAY Records.
                                                     NB(2): The original Starday Matrix nos. are not shown in the Starday files.
                                                     NB(3): All the above recordings were re-recorded for either Starday or Mercury-Starday and re-released.
                                                     NB(4): BEAR FAMILY BCD-16425 “AROUND THE WORLD TO POOR VALLEY”  released Germany 6th June 2001.
BUZZ BUSBY And The Bayou Boys                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                                           Radio Station KRUS                                          Ruston, La:                                                                            Early 1956
                                                                               with Charlie Waller (rhy gtr); Douglas “Dobber” Johnson (fdl); Don Stover (bjo); Lee Cole (stg bs).                      
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Producer: Jiffy Fowler
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Engr: Ed Hamilton

                                                                               A-45-3290                 JUST ME AND THE JUKEBOX                                                                                        Jiffy 207B, Webco LP-0103, Rebel SLP-1475
                                                                                                                     (Busbice) (Jiffy Pub. Co. BMI)                                                                                           Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-005, Time-Life CD-19493
                                                                               ACA-3406/               THIS GUY’S GOTTA GO                                                                                  Jiffy (Uniss), Carol 103 A, Rebel SLP-1476                                                                                                      
                                                                               3506                            (Buzz Busby) (Jiffy Pub. Co. BMI)
                                                                               NB(1): Master No. A-45-3290 either mastered or pressed at ACA in Houston, Texas.
             NB(2): ACA-3406 was mastered at ACA in Houston, Texas-Wednesday 18th July 1956 & leased from JIFFY Records and           released
             in 1957.
                                                     NB(3): REBEL RLP-1475 “70 SONG BLUEGRASS SPECTACULAR” released 1965.
                                                     NB(4): WEBCO LP-0103 “BLUEGRASS SOUNDS  OF BUZZ BUSBY YESTERDAY AND TODAY” released 11th June 1982
                                                     NB(5): WEBCO LP-0103 reviewed Bluegrass Unlimited Vol.18, #3- September 1983.
                                                     NB(6): HILLBILLY RESEARCHER HBRCD-005 “JIFFY RECORDS” released United Kingdom.
                                                     NB(7): TIME-LIFE TLM CD-19493 “CLASSIC BLUEGRASS COLLECTION” released 2007.
                                                     BUZZ BUSBY and the Bayou Boys     
                                                                                                       Radio Station KRUS                                          Ruston, La:                                                             March 1956
                                                                               with Charlie Waller (hmny vcl/rhy gtr); Dobber Johnson (fdl);  Vance Truell (bjo).         
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Producer: Jiffy Fowler

                                                                               ACA-3405/               YOUR RED WAGON                                                                                                            Jiffy (Uniss), Carol 103 B, Rebel SLP-1476
                                                                               3505                            (Buzz Busby) (Jiffy Pub. Co. BMI)
                                                                               NB(1): The above recording was mastered at ACA in Houston, Texas-Wednesday 18th July 1956.
                                                     NB(2): The above recording was leased from JIFFY Records.
                                                     NB(3): Carol 103  released 1957.
                                                     NB(4): REBEL SLP-1476 “70 SONG BLUEGRASS SPECTACULAR” released 1965.

BUZZ BUSBY  Fernwood Studio, Fernwood Drive                                             Memphis, Tn:                                                                     1956
                                                                               with Roland Janes (ld gtr); Ronald “Slim” Wallace (stg bs); John “Johnny” Bernero (dms).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Producer: Jack Henderson Clement

                                                                                                                     ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FEVER                                                                                                      Fernwood (Uniss Demo), Redita RLP-125
                                                                                                                     (Buzz Busby) ()                                                                                                      Stomper Time STCD-7, Stomper STCD-8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Smith & Co. SCCD-1145

                                                                               NB(1): REDITA RLP-125 “ROCK AND ROLL FEVER” released Holland.
                                                     NB(2): STOMPER TIME STCD-7 “FERNWOOD ROCKABILLIES” released United Kingdom 1998.
                                                     NB(3): STOMPER TIME STCD-8 “THE LAST GREAT ROCKABILLY SATURDAY NIGHT, Vol.2” released United Kingdom 1998.
                                                     NB(4): SMITH & Co. SCCD-1145 “GREAT ROCKABILLY: JUST ABOUT AS GOOD AS IT GETS, Vol.2.” released Holland 2008.                   
                                                                               BUZZ BUSBY and The Bayou Boys                       
                                      Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W.                          Washington.D.C.:                                                              1956
                   with Thomas “Tom” Morgan (ld gtr); Julian “Smiley” Hobbs (bjo); Carl Nelson (fdl); Vance Truell (stg bs) or Pete Roberts (stg bs).                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Producer: Ben Adelman

                   2653                            TALKING BANJO                                                                                       (Inst)            Starday 45-355, Melodisc EPM 7-115, Starday SLP-136
                                                         (Buzz Busby-Cindy Davis) (Starrite-BMI)                                                                     Starday SLP-183, Sparton SLP-183, Starday SLP-221
                                                                                                                                                                                                                London HA B-8117, London HAA-8117, Realm RM-182
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Starday SYS-0127,Starday/RCA SYM-0127
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Webco WLPS-0103, Starday/Gusto SD-3015
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Gusto GT5-3015, Country Stars CTS-55424
                                                                                                                                                                                                                King SD-0123-2, Xtra CD-26454, Rockerfeller LP-US-7002
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hollywood HCD-132, Hollywood HCS-132
                                                                               NB(1): The above recording was leased by Ben Adelman to Starday Records.
                                                     NB(2): Timing shown on GUSTO SD-0123-2 as 1m:39 secs.
                                                     NB(3): The above session was received by STARDAY Thursday 6th February 1958, date shown on Starday session sheet.
                                                     NB(4): CARL NELSON died Wednesday 1st November 2006.
                                                     NB(5): STARDAY 45-355  released 5th March 1958. 
                                                     NB(6): MELODISC EPM 7-115 “THE BEST OF BLUE GRASS” released United Kingdom 1960.
                                                     NB(7): STARDAY SLP-136 “FIVE STRING BANJO JAMBOREE SPECTACULAR” released 1961.
                                                     NB(8): STARDAY SLP-183 “BLUEGRASS SAMPLERS” released 1962.
NB(9): SPARTON SLP-183 “BLUEGRASS SAMPLERS” released Canada 1962.
                                                     NB(10): REALM RM-182 “FIVE STRING BANJO JAMBOREE SPECTACULAR” released United Kingdom 1963.
                                                     NB(11): STARDAY SLP-221 “FIRE ON THE STRINGS” reviewed Billboard 6th April 1963.
                                                     NB(12): LONDON HA-B-8117 “FIRE ON THE STRINGS” released United Kingdom January 1964.
                                                     NB(13): LONDON HAA-8117 “FIRE ON THE STRINGS” released Australia 1964.
                                                     NB(14): STARDAY SYS-0127 “FIRE ON THE STRINGS” release date unknown.
                                                     NB(15): STARDAY/RCA SYM-0127 “FIRE ON THE STRINGS” release date unknown.
                                                     NB(16): STARDAY/GUSTO SD-3015 “16 GREATEST ORIGINAL BLUEGRASS HITS” released 1977.
                                                     NB(17): HOLLYWOOD HCD-132/HCS-132 “16 GREATEST ORIGINAL BLUE GRASS HITS” released 1988.
                                                     NB(18): COUNTRY STARS CTS-55424 “BLUEGRASS SPECTACULAR: 30 ORIGINAL TUNES” relased United Kingdom 1993.
                                                     NB(19): ROCKAFELLER LP-US-7002 “ROCK AND ROLL, THE UNTOLD STORY, Vol.2-COWBOYS, HILLBILLIES ‘N’ INJUNS”
                                                     released 1994.                                                        
                                                     NB(20): GUSTO GT5-3015 “16 GREATEST ORIGINAL BLUEGRASS HITS” release date unknown.
                                                     NB(21): KING  SD-0123-2 “GOING HOME: GREATEST STARDAY RECORDINGS” released 2003.
                                                     NB(22): XTRA CD-26454 “ROOTS OF BLUEGRASS-THE APPALACHIAN WAY” released United Kingdom 2004.

                                                     BUZZ BUSBY-1                                                       
                                                                               BUZZ BUSBY and The Bayou Boys-2 
                                Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W.                                Washington.D.C.:                                                              1957
                                                                               with Charlie Waller (rhy gtr/ld vcl chrs); Carl Nelson (fdl); Porter Church (bjo); Vance Truell (stg bs).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Producer: Ben Adelman

                                                                               2754                            WHOSE RED WAGON                             -1                                           Starday (Uniss), Gusto SD-0123-2
                                                                                                                     (Jiffy Fowler-Cindy Davis)                                                                     
                                                                               2655-A/                      LONESOME ROAD                                                                                   -2-3                     Starday 45-355, Starday SLP-115, Melodisc MLP 12-121
                                                                               2755                            (Buzz Busby-Cindy Davis) (Starrite BMI)                                         Starday SLP-136, Country Stars CTS-55424
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            King SD-0123-2, Xtra CD-264545
                                                                               2756                            BUZZ’S RAMBLE                                                                           (Inst)-1                         Starday (Uniss), King SD-0123-2
                                                                                                                     (Buzz Busby)
                                                                               NB(1):The above recordings were leased by Ben Adelman to Starday Records.
                                                     NB(2): The above session was received by STARDAY Thursday 6th February 1958, date shown on Starday Session sheet.
                                                     NB(3): The following Master Nos. are shown on the STARDAY session sheet - 2654/2655-A & 2656.
                                                     NB(4): “Buzz’s Ramble” shown on Starday Session sheet as by Buzz Busby and Cindy Davis.
                                                     NB(5): STARDAY SLP-115 “THE BLUEGRASS SPECIAL” released June 1960.
                                                     NB(6): Timing of matrix no. 2755 is shown as 2m:33secs. on KING SD-0123-2.
                                                                               GRAHAM.B.                                                                                                          Washington.D.C.:                                                              1957
                                                                               Buzz Busby vcl/mand); poss Charlie Waller (rhy gtr); poss Jack Monroe Stoneman (stg bs).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Producer: Alfred Speaks

                                                                               H8-0W-3226            ROCK AND ROLL FEVER                                                                                                  Speaks S-101, Buffalo Bop Bb-LP-2058
                                                                                                                     (B.Busbice) (BMI)                                                                                                                   Buffalo Bop Bb-CD-55006, Flesh Den CD-6901
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lost Gold LGR-CD-5698, Lucky CDLR-813
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Peerless PL-004, Yeaah! CD-22, Folkline 274-164
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Emusic/Lost Gold 11163032                                                                                            
                                                                               H8-0W-3227 I’LL ALWAYS WONDER WHY                                                                                 Speaks S-102
                                                                                                                     (B.Busbice) (BMI)

                                                                               NB(1): SPEAKS S-101/S-102 released 1957.
                                                     NB(2): BUFFAL BOP Bb-LP-2058 “THE BOP THAT NEVER STOPPED, Vol.45” released Germany 1986.
                                                     NB(3): FLESH DEN CD-6901 “ROCK ‘N’ ROLL ORGY, Vol.1.” released 1992.
                                                     NB(4): BUFFAL BOP Bb-CD-55006 “COOL & THE CRAZY” released Germany 1993.
                                                     NB(5): LOST GOLD LGR-CD-5698 “ORIGINAL HISTORIC ROCKABILLY CLASSICS, Vol.4.” released 2001. 
                                                     NB(6): EMUSIC/LOST GOLD 11163032 “32 ORIGINAL HISTORIC ROCKABILLY  CLASSICS, Vol.4.” release date unknown.
                                                     NB(7): FOLKLINE 274-164 “GO KAT GO!, Vol.3.” release date unknown.
                                                     NB(8): LUCKY CDLR-813  “ROCKABILLY GOLD, Vol.13.” release date unknown.
                                                     NB(9): PEERLESS PL-004 “ROCKABILLY, Vol.4.” release date unknown.
                                                     NB(10): YEEAH! CD-22 “ROCKABILLY RARITIES, Vol.4.” release date unknown.

                                                                               BILL HARRELL & SMILEY HOBBS                  
                                      Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W.                          Washington.D.C.:                                                              1957
                                                                               William “Bill” Harrell (vcl/ld gtr); Smiley Hobbs (vcl/bjo); poss Buzz Busby (mand);
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Producers: Charles R. Freeland & Bill Carroll

                                                                                                                     RENO BOUND                                                                                                                        Carol 102, Rebel SLP-1475, Rebel REB-8005
                                                                                                                     (Bill Harrell)                                                                                                                                Seven Seas GT-6021, Rebel REB-4000, Gusto GT7-2143-2
                                                                                                                     ROCKY MOUNTAIN RAMBLE             (Inst)                                    Carol 102, Coronet CX-188, Coronet CXS-188
                                      (Bryant-Nelson-Hobbs) (Jiffy Publishing Co. BMI)                                Rebel SLP-1475

                                                                               NB(1): CAROL 102 released 1957.
NB(2): CORONET CX-188/CXS-188 “BILL EMERSON & The Virginia Mountaineers-BANJO PICKIN’ n’ HOT FIDDLIN’ COUNTRY STYLE” released 1963.
NB(3): “ROCKY MOUNTAIN RAMBLE” appears on CORONET CX-188 as “HORSESHOE BLUES” with added reverb.
                                                     NB(4): SEVEN SEAS GT-6021 “THE BEST OF BLUEGRASS SOUND” released Japan
                                                     NB(5): REBEL REB-8005 “DRIVE-TIME BLUEGRASS” released 5th May 2009.
                                                     NB(6): GUSTO GT7-2143-2 “ESSENTIAL BLUEGRASS: 16 CLASSICS” released 2009.
                                      BUZZ BUSBY And The Bayou Boys                             
                                                                            Radio Station WARL                             Arlington, Va:                                                                     1957
                                                                               with Tom Morgan (ld vcl/gtr); William “Bill” Blackburn (bjo/bari vcl); Peter “Pete Roberts” Kuykendall (fdl-1).

                                                                                                                     THEME                                                                                                           -1                         Webco WLPS-0103
                                                                                                                     GONE HOME                                                                                                                                        WLPS-0103
                                                                                                                     (Bill Carlisle) (Acuff-Rose BMI)
                                                                               BUZZ BUSBY 
                                                                              Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W.                          Washington.D.C.:                                                              1957
                                                                               with Pete Pike (hmny vcl-1/ld gtr); Scotty Stoneman (fdl); Bill Emerson (bjo); Vance Truell (stg bs).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Ben Adelman

                                                                               409-A                          LONESOME WIND                                                                                                                Starday 45-409, Starday SLP-136, Realm RM-182
                                                                                                                     (B. Busby-C. Davis) (Starday Music-BMI)                                                                   Country Stars CTS-55424, King SD-0123-2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Xtra CD-264545, Gusto GT7-2098-2                                                                            
                                                                               NB(1): The above recording was leased by Ben Adelman to Starday Records.
                                                     NB(2): STARDAY 45-409 released November 1958.
NB(3): GUSTO GT7-2098-2 “LONESOME BLUEGRASS” release date unknown.

                                                                              Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W.                          Washington.D.C.:                                                              1957
                                                                               with Gurney Adams (ld gtr);  Scotty Stoneman (fdl); Bill  Emerson (bjo); Vance Truell (stg bs); Gail Ayres & Bill Blackburn (vcl chrs).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Ben Adelman

                                                                               409-B                          LOST                                                                                                                                            Starday 45-409, Starday SLP-115
                                                                                                                     (B. Busby-C. Davis) (Starday-BMI)                                                              King SD-0123-2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
                                                                               NB(1): No Starday Matrix shown in the wax run-off.
             NB(2): The above recordings were leased by Ben Adelman to Starday Records.
             NB(3): According to KING SD-0123-2 the recording personnel on this session include Pete Pike (ld gtr); Bill Emerson (bjo); Scotty
             Stoneman (fdl) and Vance Truell (stg bs).
             NB(4): Overdubbed vocals at the BILL HARRELL-JOHN HALL recording session ca. September 1958.
             WAYNE BUSBICE Acc. by Buzz Busby & The Bayou Boys - (pianist - Bill Earl)-1
             WAYNE BUSBICE Accompanied by Buzz Busby and the Bayou Boys - (Pianst - BILL EARL)-2                                                                                    
                                                                            Circle Recording Studio                        Washington.D.C.                                                               1958
                   Wayne Evon Busbice (ld vcl/rhy gtr); Buzz Busby (el gtr); William “Bill” Earl (pno); Unk (fdl); Unk (stg bs).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Producer: Ben Adelman

                   J80W-2594/ I’LL LOVE YOU FOREVER                                                                                -1                         Ott 201
                   H-102                         (Wayne Busbice) (Jiffy Pub. Co. BMI)
                   J80W-2595/ GOING BACK TO DIXIE                                                                                     -1                               201, Olympic OR-3, Buffalo Bop Bb-CD-55012
                   H-101                         (Wayne Busbice) (Jiffy Pub. Co. BMI)                                                                           Zomboco CD-1, White Label WLP-2808
                   J80W-8085/ TOMORROW I MAY BE GONE                                                                       -2                         Ott 202
                   H-103                         (Wayne Busbice) (Circle “O” Songs. Inc. BMI)
                   J80W-8086/ WHAT WILL YOUR HEART SAY                                                                   -2                               202
                   H-104                         (Wayne Busbice) (Circle “O” Songs. Inc. BMI)                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

                   NB(1): The OTT label was owned by WILBUR OTT & DONALD HIGGS.
                   NB(2): Both of the above records are “RCA VICTOR ” custom pressings.    
             NB(3): The address of OTT Records was OTT Record Co. 4133 N. 25th St. Arlington, Va.
             NB(4): OTT 201 released  September 1958.
             NB(5): OTT 201 was pressed twice, 1st press has Thin Silver & 2nd press has Thick Silver print.
             NB(6): OTT 202 released 1958.
             NB(7): “I’LL LOVE YOU FOREVER” registered BMI 1957.
NB(8): “TOMORROW I MAY BE GONE” registered BMI 26th May 2006.
             NB(9): “WHAT WILL YOUR HEART SAY” registered BMI 29th April 2006.
             NB(10): OLYMPIC OR-3 “CRAZY BATTY & GONE” released USA 1980.
             NB(11): WHITE LABEL WLP-2808 “BOPPIN’ HILLBILLY, Vol.8.” released Holland 1989.
             NB(12): BUFFALO BOP Bb-CD-55012 “HOBO BOP” released Germany 1993.
             NB(13): ZOMBOCO CD-1 “REAL RARE ROCKABILLY, Vol.1.” release date unknown.

             BUZZ BUSBY and The Bayou Boys                 
                                      Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street. N.W.                          Washington.D.C. ca: September 1958                                                        
                   with Pete Pike (ld vcl-1/ld gtr); Bill Emerson (bjo); John Hall (fdl); Vance Truell (stg bs).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Producer: Ben Adelman

                   408-A                          MANDOLIN TANGO                                                                                                              Starday SEP-408-A, Starday SLP-109, Nashville NLP-2006
                                                         (Busby) (Starrite BMI)                                                                                         King SD-0123-2, Juneberry CDR MP3-201
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Gusto GT7-2140-2
                   ST-                              I DON’T MIND                                                                          -1               Starday (Uniss), King SD-0123-2, Gusto GT7-2071-2
                                                         (Buck Owens)                                              

                   NB(1): The above recordings were leased by Ben Adelman to Starday Records.
             NB(2): The above masters arrived at STARDAY in the late fall of 1958.
             NB(3): STARDAY SEP-408 released November 1958.
             NB(4): STARDAY SLP-109 “COUNTRY EXPRESS” reviewed Country & Western Record Review Vol.2. #10 - January 1960.                                 
                   NB(5): NASHVILLE NLP-2006 “COUNTRY EXPRESS” reviewed Billboard C& W 9th May 1964.                                                                                                                            
                   NB(6): JUNEBERRY CDR MP3-201 “EARLY BLUEGRASS CLASSICS, Vol.10.” which is a privately produced CDR.
             NB(7): GUSTO GT7-2071-2 “BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN BLUES” released 2009.
NB(8): GUSTO GT7-2140-2 “16 BLAZIN’ BLUEGRASS” released 2009.
                                      Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W.                          Washington.D.C.                                      ca: September 1958
                                                                               with Buzz Busby (mand); Pete Pike (ld gtr); John Hall (fdl); Tom Morgan (stg bs).                                                                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Producer: Ben Adelman

                                                                               408-B                          BANJO WHIZ                                                                                     (Inst)                  Starday SEP-408-B, Starday SLP-109, Starday SLP-136
                                                         (Emerson-Davis) (Starrite BMI)                                                             Nashville NLP-2006, Nashville NLP-2115, Gusto GD-5027X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Gusto GT-101, Country Stars CTS-55424, Xtra CD-26454
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Gusto GT-7711-2, Xtra CD-26454,  Deluxe DLX-7908
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Gusto SD-0123-2, Juneberry CDR MP3-201                                                            
                                                                               ST-                              WINDY STRINGS                                                         (Inst)                  Starday (Uniss), King SD-0123-2
                                                                                                                     (Emerson-Hall) (Starrite BMI)
                                                                               408-A                          DEEP SOUTH                                                                                             (Inst)                  Starday SEP-408-A
                                                                                                                     (Cindy Davis-Wm. York) (Starrite BMI)
                                                       NB(1): “BANJO WHIZ” also known under the alternative title of “BANJO JAMBOREE” & “BANJO WALTZ”.                                                  
                                                     NB(2): The above recordings were leased by Ben Adelman to Starday Records.
                                                     NB(3): The above masters arrived at STARDAY in the late fall of 1958.       
                                                     NB(4): “BANJO WHIZ” is credited to the COUNTRY GENTLEMAN on STARDAY SLP-109 & DELUXE DLX-7908.
                                                     NB(5): “BANJO WHIZ” is shown on STARDAY SLP-136 as by Bill Emerson only.
                                                     NB(6): “BANJO WHIZ” is shown on NASHVILLE NLP-2006 as “BANJO WALTZ” and credited to the COUNTRY GENTLEMEN.
                                                     NB(7): NASHVILLE NLP-2115 ”DUELING BANJOS” released 1973.
                                                     NB(8): GUSTO GD-5027X “20 BLUEGRASS ORIGINALS, INSTRUMENTALS” released 1978.
                                                     NB(9): DELUXE DLX-7908 “20 BLUEGRASS ORIGINALS” released 1987.
                                                                               BUZZ BUSBY  Rodel Studio, 1028 33rd Street, N.W.                          Washington.D.C.                                                         November 1958
                                                                            with Pete Pike (ld gtr/hmny vcl-1); Bill Emerson (bjo); Scotty Stoneman (fdl); Vance Truell (stg bs).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Ben Adelman                                                                                                     

                                                                               2863                            GOING HOME                                                                                             -1                         Starday 45-425, Starday SLP-136, King SD-0123-2
                                                                                                                     (B.Busby-S.Stoneman) (Bendon Music BMI)                                                             
                                                                               2864                            ME AND THE JUKEBOX                         -1                                                         45-425,               SLP-136, Realm RM-182 
                                                                                                                     (B.Busby-C.Davis) (Starday Music BMI)                                                                      Gusto GD-5028X, Gusto GT-101, Deluxe DLCD-7909-2     
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Gusto GT-7711-2, Country Stars CTS-55425, King SD-0123-2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Xtra CD-264545, Magnet MRCD-016
Deluxe DCD-7819                                         
                                                                               NB(1): The above recordings were leased by Ben Adelman to Starday Records.
                                                     NB(2): The above masters arrived at STARDAY Thursday 29th January 1959, date shown on Starday session sheet.
                                                     NB(3): STARDAY 45-425 released April 1959.
             NB(4): GUSTO GT-101 “THIRTY YEARS OF BLUEGRASS” released 1977
             NB(5): GUSTO GT-101 reviewed Bluegrass Unlimited Vol.13, #4 - October 1978.
NB(6): GUSTO GT-7711-2 “THIRTY YEARS OF BLUEGRASS” release date unknown.
                                                     NB(7): GUSTO GD-5028X “20 BLUEGRASS ORIGINALS-COLLECTOR’S EDITION” released 1978.
                                                     NB(8): DELUXE DLCD-7909-2 “20 BLUEGRASS ORIGINALS-COLLECTOR’S EDITION” released 1987.
                                                     NB(9): MAGNET MRCD-016 “TRADITIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC MAKERS, Vol.16: ROCKABILLY ROOTS” released United          Kingdom

                                                                               BUZZ BUSBY 
                                                                              Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street, N.W.                          Washinton.D.C.                                                                 1959                                                                              
                                                                               with Bill Harrell (hmny vcl-1/ld gtr); Bill Emerson (bjo); Scotty Stoneman (fdl); Roy Self (bari vcl-2/stg bs).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Ben Adelman

                                                                               2992/                          COLD AND WINDY NIGHT                                            -1-2                     Starday 45-483 B, Starday SLP-169, King SD-0123-2
                                                                               2935                            (B.Busby-H.Harlow) (Starday  MusicBMI)                                                                    King KG-0952-4-2
                                                                               2993/                          RENO BOUND                                                                            -1-2              Starday 45-452, Starday SLP-115, Melodisc MLP 12-121
                                                                               2936                            (B.Harrell-H.Harlow) (Starday Music BMI)                                                                   Nashville NLP-2001, King SD-0123-3, King KG-0952-4-2
                                                                               2994/                          WHERE WILL THIS END                                                                       -1-2                     Starday 45-452, Starday SLP-136
                                                                               2937                            (B.Busby-H.Harlow) (Starday Music BMI)                                                                    Country Stars CTS-55424, King SD-0123-2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Xtra CD-264545
                                                                               NB(1): The above recordings were leased by Ben Adelman to Starday Records.
                                                     NB(2): The above masters arrived at STARDAY Thursday 20th April 1959. Date on Starday session sheet.
                                                     NB(3): The STARDAY session sheet also states the following Master Nos. 2935/2936 & 2937.
                                                     NB(4): STARDAY 45-452 has matrix nos. of 2993/2994.
                                                     NB(5): STARDAY 45-452 released September 1959.
                                                     NB(6): STARDAY 45-483 reviewed Billboard March 1960.
                                                     NB(7): MELODISC MLP 12-121 “THE BLUEGRASS SPECIAL” released United Kingdom 1960.
NB(8): NASHVILLE NLP-2001 “BLUEGRASS SPECIAL” reviewed in Billboard C&W  9th May 1964.
NB(9): KING  KG-0952-4-2 “THE BEST OF STARDAY BLUEGRASS” released 2004.

                                                     BILL HARRELL and The Virginians                 
                                                                  Ben Adelman Studio, Thomas Circle, Vermont Ave,N.W.       Washington.D.C.                                                                            1959
             with Bill Emerson (bjo); Buzz Busby (hmny vcl-1/vcl-2/ld gtr); Carl Nelson (fdl); Roy Self (stg bs).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Producer: Ben Adelman

                                                                               2938                            TOP HAT RAMBLE                                                                                                                Starday SLP-221, London HA-B-8117, London HAA-8117
                                                                                                                     (Kay Adelman) (Starrite BMI)                                                                 Diplomat DLP-2614, Starday SYS-0127
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Starday/RCA SYM-0127
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Mountain Dew M-7052, Mountain Dew S-7052
                                                                               2939                            TRAGIC HIGHWAY                                                                                  -1-2                     Starday 45-445, Starday SLP-136
                                                                                                                     (Harlow-Harrell-Swann) (Starrite BMI)                                                                           Country Stars CTS-55424
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             King SD-0123-2, Xtra CD-264545
                                                                               NB(1): The above recordings were leased to Starday Records by Ben Adelman.
                                                     NB(2): The above masters arrived at STARDAY Thursday 20th April 1959.
                                                     NB(3): Regarding Matrix No. 2938 the writers are shown as Busby/Stoneman/Emerson on the STARDAY File sheets.
                                                     NB(4): Regarding Matrix No. 2939 the writers shown on XTRA CD-264545 “ROOTS OF BLUEGRASS” as Harlow/Harrell/Self.
                                                     NB(5): According to the STARDAY File sheets, “TRAGIC HIGHWAY” was penned by Busby/Stoneman/Emerson.
                                                     NB(6): STARDAY 45-445 released July 1959.
NB                                                NB(7): DIPLOMAT DLP-2614 “KENTUCKY FIDDLER, BLUEGRASS BANJO” released
                                                     NB(8): MOUNTAIN DEW M/S-7052 “BLUEGRASS BANJO-COUNTRY & WESTERN” release June 1971.                                                      
                                                     BUZZ BUSBY 
                                                                  Ben Adelman Studio, Thomas Circle, Vermont Ave,N.W.       Washington.D.C.                                                                            1959
             with  Pete Pike (vcl-2); Bill Emerson (bjo); Scotty Stoneman (fdl); Jack                             Stoneman (stg bs).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Producer: Ben Adelman                                                                                                                        

                                                                               2940                            DON’T COME RUNNIN’ BACK TO ME               -2                         Starday 45-483 A, King SD-0123-2
                                                                                                                     (B.Busby-H.Harlow) (Starday Music BMI)
                                                                               NB(1): The above recordings were leased by Ben Adelman to Starday Records.
                                                     NB(2): The above masters arrived at STARDAY Thursday 20th April 1959, date shown on Starday session sheet.
                                                     NB(3): STARDAY 45-483 released March 1960.                                  

BILL HARRELL and The Virginians     
                                                                  Ben Adelman Studio., Thomas Circle, Vermont Ave,N.W.      Washington.D.C.                                                                            1959
                                                                               with Bill Emerson (bjo); Buzz Busby (mand); Scotty Stoneman (fdl); Roy Self (stg bs). 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Ben Adelman
                                                                               2959                            I’LL CRY TOMORROW                                                                                                       Starday (Uniss), King SD-0123-2
                                                                                                                     (Bill Harrell)                                                                     
                                                                               2960                            LOVE IS A STRANGER                                                                                                       Starday 45-445,          SD-0123-2
                                                                                                                     (Bill Harrell) (Starday BMI)                                                                                                  
                                                                               NB(1): The above recordings were leased by Ben Adelman to Starday Records.
                                                     NB(2): The above masters arrived at STARDAY Thursday 20th April 1959.
                                                     BUSBY BROS.- WAYNE & BUZZ-1     
                                                     WAYNE BUSBY-2
                                                     BUZZ BUSBY-3
                                                     HAM & SCRAM-4               Rodel Studio, 1028 33rd Street, N.W.                    Washington.D.C.:                                                              1959
                   Wayne Busby (vcl-5); Buzz Busby (vcl-6/el ld gtr); Pete Pike (ld gtr); Bill Offenbacher (stg bs); Jack Stoneman (ac bs): Unk (perc).                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Producer: Ben Adelman
                                                                               SO-774                      GOIN’ BACK TO DIXIE                                                                            -2-3-4                 Empire 45-506, Mount Vernon Music MVM-157
                                                                                                                     (Wayne Busbice & Buzz Busby) (Cedar Music BMI)                   Mount Vernon MVM-181
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Olympic 45-004, Buffalo Bop Bb-CD-55152, Flame LP-011
                                                                               SO-775                      JUST FOR ME                                                                                   -1-3-4-5-6                  Empire 45-506, Mount Vernon MVM-176                                                                    
                                                                                                                     (Cindy Davis-Phil Flowers) (Cedar Music BMI)                             Mount Vernon Music MVS-176, Olympic 45-004
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Olympic OR-4

                                                                               NB(1): The address of EMPIRE Records was 323 Cedar St. N.W., Washington 12. D.C.
                                                     NB(2): EMPIRE 45-506 reviewed Billboard C&W 13th June 1960.
                                                     NB(3): “GOIN’ BACK TO DIXIE” registered BMI 30th September 1959.
                                                                               NB(4): OLYMPIC 45-004 released 1975 and isshown as by WAYNE BUSBY, it is a re-release of EMPIRE 45-506.
                                                     NB(5): OLYMPIC OR-4 “LET’S JIVE IT” released USA 1980.
NB(6): FLAME LP-011 “DESPERATE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL, Vol.11.” released 1989.
                                                     NB(7): BUFFALO BOP Bb-CD-55152 “CHOO CHOO BOP” released Germany 2001.        
WAYNE BUSBY-1                       WAYNE BUSBY-1
                                                     BUZZ BUSBY-2
                                                     BUSBY BROS. - WAYNE & BUZZ-3
                                                     RED McCOY with the Sons Of The Soil-6       
                                                                                                       Rodel Studio, 1028 33rd Street, N.W.             Washinton.D.C.                                                                 1959
                                                     Wayne Busby (vcl-4/ rhy gtr); Buzz Busby (vcl-5/mand); Bill Offenbacher (ld gtr/o/dub-               bed stg bs); Carl Nelson (fdl); William “Bill” Linder
                                                                               (bjo); Jack Stoneman (ac bs); Unk (pno-7); Unk (perc).                                                  Producer: Ben Adelman

                                                                               S-864-2                      PRETTY POLLY                                                                                         -2-4-5                 Empire 45-507, Mount Vernon Music MVM-176                                    
                                                                                                                     (Davis-Busby) (Cedar Music BMI)                                                                                   Mount Vernon Music MVS-176, Mountain Dew M-7052
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Diplomat DLP-2614, Mountain Dew S-7052                                                                                                                                                                                   
                                                                               S-865-2                      DON’T LEAVE ME ALONE                                                                     -2-4-5                 Empire 45-507, Mount Vernon Music MVM-176
                                                                                                                     (Davis-Busby) (Cedar Music BMI)                                                      Mount Vernon Music MVS-176
                                                                                                                     ROCK‘N’ROLL ATOM                                                                              -1-3-6-7             Empire (Uniss), Mount Vernon Music MVM-157
                                                                                                                     (Wayne Busbice) (Old Home Place Music BMI)                            Olympic OR-3, Flame BOX-2, Flame LP-017
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Collector CLCD-4485, Rockin’ Rarities RR-2005-3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bear Family BCD-16065
                                                                               NB(1): EMPIRE 45-507 released 1960.
                                                                               NB(2): COLLECTOR CLCD-4485 “ROCK & ROLL WITH PIANO, Vol.8.” released Holland 2004.
                                                                               NB(3): “ROCK ‘N’ ROLL ATOM” shown on COLLECTOR CLCD-4485 as by Red McCoy with The Sons of The Soil.
                                                     NB(4): “ROCK ‘N’ ROLL ATOM2 registered BMI 27th August 1980.
                                                     NB(5): FLAME LP-017 “DESPERATE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL, Vol.17.” released 1995.
                                                     NB(6): FLAME BOX-2 “DESPERATE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL” release date unknown.
                                                     NB(7): ROCKIN’ RARITIES RR-2005-3 “ACTION PACKED!, Vol.3:16 RED HOT ROCKIN’ HITS” released France 2005.
                                                     NB(8): BEAR FAMILY BCD-16065 “ATOMIC PLATTERS: COLD WAR MUSIC FROM THE GOLDEN AGE OF       HOMELAND SECURITY”
                                                     released 6th August 2005.                                                                     

                                                                  Ben Adelman Studio, Thomas Circle, Vermont Ave,N.W.       Washington.D.C.                                                                            1959
                   with Buzz Busby (tnr vcl/el gtr); Paul Justice (gtr); Pete Ross (fdl); Bill Offenbacher (stg bs); poss John Hall (fdl); Scotty Stoneman                                                                   (fdl).                  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Producer: Ben Adelman

                                                                               604583/                     COTTON DICE                                                                     Rebel C-F-L 226, Starday (Uniss)
                                                                               2933                            (Pete Pike-Buzz Busby) (Zap Publishing Co., BMI)
                                                                               605352/                     MAKING LOVE TO A STRANGER                                                                          C-F-L 226, Starday (Uniss)
                                                                               2934                            (Pete Pike) (Zap Publishing Co., BMI)
                                                                               228-1/2931               COLD GRAY DAWN                                                                                                             Rebel C-F-L 228, Starday (Uniss)
                                                                                                                     (Pete Pike) (Zap Publishing Co., BMI)
                                                                               228-2                          I’LL ALWAYS WONDER WHY                                                       C-F-L 228
                                                                                                                     (Buzz Busby) (Zap Publishing Co., BMI)
                                                                               2932                            TALL DARK STRANGER                                                                                                    Starday (Uniss)

                                                                               NB(1): The above masters may  have been recorded in 1958.
                                                     NB(2): The above recordings were sent to STARDAY in 1959 but never issued.                                                                                                                                              
                                                                               NB(3): According to the late PETE PIKE both JOHN HALL & SCOTTY STONEMAN played on this session.                                                                           
                   NB(4): The above recording session may have taken place at the Ben Adelman Studio, 323 Cedar Street N.W., Washington, D.C.
             NB(5): REBEL C-F-L-226 released February 1960.
                                                     WAYNE BUSBY                        Rodel Studio, 1028 33rd Street, N.W. Washington.D.C.:                                                                          1960
                                                                               with Buzz Busby (hmny vcl-1/el ld gtr); Jack Stoneman (ac bs); Unk (pno-2); Unk (perc).

                                                                               S-982                          LIVE YOUR LIFE WITH CARE                           -1                             Empire EP 45-510, Rock It R10-1001, Collector CLCD-4492
                                                                                                                     (Wayne Busbice) (Cedar Music BMI)                                                                             Mount Vernon Music MVM-157, Esoldun RRLP-2025
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Olympic OR-4, Olympic LP-1001, Rockhouse RHLP-8411
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Eagle EA-R-90205, Rockhouse ROCKCD-9319
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Magnum Force MFLP-055, Magnum Force CDMF-100
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Rockin’ Rarities RR-2005-4, Collector CLCD-4492
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             American Country Music ACM CD-1002
                                                                               S-982                          I JUST COULDN’T TELL YOU GOODBYE                                     -1-2                     Empire EP 45-510, Mount Vernon Music MVM-157
                                                                                                                     (Wayne Busbice) (Cedar Music BMI)                                                
                                                                               S-981                          FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN                                                                          EP 45-510, Rockin’ Rarities RR-2005-3
                                                                                                                     (Wayne Busbice) (Cedar Music BMI)
S-981                          I CARRY A TORCH                                                                                  -1                         Empire EP 45-510, Ace CHA-201
                                                                                                                     (Peters-Busbice) (Cedar Music BMI)            Mount Vernon Music MVM-157
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            American Country Music ACM CD-1002
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Collector CLCD-4485, Rockin’ Rarities RR-2005-3
                                                                               NB(1): EMPIRE EP 45-510 released September 1960 with a picture sleeve.
                                                     NB(2): “LIVE YOUR LIFE WITH CARE” registered BMI 27th August 1960.
                                                     NB(3): “I JUST COULDN’T TELL YOU GOODBYE” registered BMI 26th May 2006.
                                                     NB(4): “FIRST BATTLE OF BULL RUN” registered BMI 26th May 2006.
                                                     NB(5): “I CARRY A TORCH” registered BMI 26th May 2006.
                                                     NB(6): “I CARRY A TORCH shown on COLLECTOR CLCD-4485 as by Red McCoy with The Sons of The Soil.
                                                     NB(7): “I JUST COULDN’T TELL YOU GOODBYE” shown on MOUNT VERNON MVM-157 as “I JUST COULDN’T SAY            GOODBYE”.
                                                     NB(8): ROCK IT/OLYMPIC RIO-1001 “ROCK IT ROCK , Vol.1/OLYMPIC ROCK, Vol.2.” released Holland 1978.
                                                     NB(9): ROCKHOUSE RHLP-8411 “ROCK IT” released Holland 1984.
                                                     NB(10): MAGNUM FORCE MFLP-055 “RED HOT ROCKABILLY, Vol.3.” released United Kingdom 1987.
                                                     NB(11): ESOLDUN RRLP-2025 “BE BOP BOOGIE” released France 1988.
                                                     NB(12): ROCKHOUSE ROCKCD-9319 “ROCK IT: 32 AUTHENTIC R&R and ROCKABILLY SHAKERS” released Holland 1993.
                                                     NB(13): MAGNUM FORCE CDMF-100 “MAGNUM ROCKABILLY” released United Kingdom 1998.
                                                     NB(14): EAGLE EA-R-90205 “CHICKEN ROCK: ROCKIN’ AROUND THE MOUNTAIN” released 1999.
                                                     NB(15): AMERICAN COUNTRY MUSIC ACM- CD-1002 “ROCK & ROLL COUNTRY STYLE, Vol.2.” released 2004.
                                                     NB(16): ROCKIN’ RARITIES RR-2005-4 “ACTION PACKED!, Vol.4: 16 RED HOT ROCKIN’ HITS” released France 2005.                                                                                                                  

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