Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Randy Barlow

*29-03-1943 Detroit, MI
2nd version
By Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli 
SESSIONS

ca early 1968 Hollywood, CA – Randy Barlow (Producer: Ross Aldrich)
001 LISTEN TO THE GREEN GRASS GROW Velvet Tone VTR 110
002 IT’S ME MR. LEE Velvet Tone VTR 110
ca. April 1968 Hollywood, CA – Randy Barlow (arr. Don Costa. Producer: Don Costa)
003 2-42293 COLOR BLIND Mercury 72808
004 2-42294 ST.CLAIR 72808
2 September 1973 [no 20569] poss.Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine St., Hollywood, CA – Randy Barlow (Producer: Fred Kelly)
005 90757 NOBODY LIKES TO SEE A BIG MAN CRY Capitol 3762
006 90758 WHISKEY RIVER 3762
11 March 1974 [no 20743] poss.Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine St., Hollywood, CA – Randy Barlow (Producer: Fred Kelly)
007 91242 THROW AWAY THE PAGES 3883
008 91243 HELLO PAWNSHOP 3883
ca December 1975 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – Randy Barlow (Producer: Fred Kelly)
009 JOHNNY ORPHAN Gazelle IRDA-153 IRDA-427
010 WE'RE CRAZY Gazelle IRDA-153 IRDA-413/IRDA-LPN-6021
ca June 1976 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – Randy Barlow (coll. Pers. For LPN-6021: Randy Barlow [vcl], Billy Sanford [gt/el piano], Harold Bradley [gt], Bobby Thompson [gt], Lloyd Green [steel/dobro], Henry Strzelecki [bass], Buddy Harman/ Willie Ackerman [drums], Hargus Robbins [piano] + strings, horns + Lea Jane Singers. Producer: Fred Kelly)
011 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE IRDA-217/IRDA- LPN-6021
012 DON'T WORRY, I'M O.K. IRDA-217 084
013 ONE NIGHT STAND IRDA-280 084/IRDA- LPN-6021
014 LONELY EYES IRDA-280/IRDA- LPN-6021
ca October 1976 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – Randy Barlow  (coll. Pers. For LPN-6021: Randy Barlow [vcl], Billy Sanford [gt/el piano], Harold Bradley [gt], Bobby Thompson [gt], Lloyd Green [steel/dobro], Henry Strzelecki [bass], Buddy Harman/ Willie Ackerman [drums], Hargus Robbins [piano] + strings, horns + Lea Jane Singers. Producer: Fred Kelly)
015 24 HOURS FROM TULSA IRDA-330 /IRDA-LPN-6021
016 THE BOTTLE TOOK HIS MOTHER IRDA-330 /IRDA-LPN-6021
017 I'M A SWINGER IRDA-381/IRDA-LPN-6021
018 KENTUCKY WOMAN IRDA-381/IRDA-LPN-6021
ca May 1977 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – Randy Barlow  (coll. Pers. For LPN-6021: Randy Barlow [vcl], Billy Sanford [gt/el piano], Harold Badley [gt], Bobby Thompson [gt], Lloyd Green [steel/dobro], Henry Strzelecki [bass], Buddy Harman/ Willie Ackerman [drums], Hargus Robbins [piano] + strings, horns + Lea Jane Singers. Producer: Fred Kelly)
019 CALIFORNIA LADY IRDA-413 /IRDA-LPN-6021
020 WALK AWAY WITH ME IRDA-427/IRDA-LPN-6021
ca February 1978 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – Randy Barlow (Producer: Fred Kelly)
021 SLOW AND EASY REP-017 /RLP-6023
022 STRANGER I'M MARRIED REP-017
ca June 1978 Nashville, TN – Randy Barlow (Producer: Fred Kelly)
023 NO SLEEP TONIGHT Republic REP-024/RLP-6023
024 OUR HONEYMOON HAS NEVER ENDED Republic RLP-6023
025 SINGING THE BLUES Republic RLP-6023
026 ONE MORE TIME Republic REO-034/RLP-6023
027 ONE OF THE GREAT LOVE AFFAIRS Republic RLP-6023
028 FALL IN LOVE WITH ME TONIGHT Republic RLP-6023
029 IT SHOULD'VE BEEN ME Republic REP-034/RLP-6023
030 BURNING BRIDGES Republic REP-024/RLP-6023
031 LITTLE BIRD FLY HOME Republic RLP-6023
ca May 1979 Woodland Sound Studio, 1011 Woodland St., Nashville, TN – Randy Barlow (Randy Barlow [vcl], Billy Sanford [gt/el piano], Harold Bradley [gt/ukulele/tic tac], Bobby Thompson [gt/banjo], Lloyd Green [steel/dobro], Henry Strzelecki [bass], Larrie Londin [drums], Hargus Robbins, Bobby Wood [keyboards], Charlie McCoy [harmonica/keyboards] + Shelly Kurland Strings, horns + Lea Jane Singers. Producer: Fred Kelly)
032 ANOTHER EASY LOVIN' NIGHT Republic REP-044/RLP-6024
033 LONG DISTANCE DRIVER Republic RLP-6024
034 ANOTHER WAY TO SAY I LOVE YOU Republic RLP-6024
035 LAY BACK IN THE ARMS OF SOMEONE Republic REP-049/RLP-6024
036 ONCE AGAIN Republic RLP-6024
037 LOUISIANA DELTA Republic REP-044/RLP-6024
038 LOVELY LADY Republic RLP-6024
039 MUSICAL HEARTS Republic REP-049/RLP-6024
040 I WISH YOU WERE MORE THAN A MEMORY Republic RLP-6024
041 POOR BABY Republic RLP-6024
042 HEAVEN HERE WE COME Republic REP-039/RLP-6024
043 SWEET MELINDA Republic REP-039/RLP-6024
1980 Nashville, TN – Randy Barlow (Producer: Fred Kelly)
044 LOVE DIES HARD Paid 133/PLD-2002
045 DIXIE MAN Paid 11/PLD-2002
046 NEVER LOVED ME A W0MAN PLD-2002
047 NEW YORK CITY COWBOYS Paid 133/PLD-2002
048 WILLOW RUN Paid 110/PLD-2002
049 SWEET DREAMS MAN Paid PLD-2002
050 WHY GO SEARCHIN FOR SOMETHIN' MORE Paid 144/PLD-2002
051 TUCSON MAMA AND HOME Paid PLD-2002
052 CAN'T BELIEVE I FELL FOR THAT Paid 110/PLD-2002
053 DON'T GIVE UP ON ME Paid 116/PLD-2002
ca 1980 Nashville, TN – Randy Barlow (Producer: Fred Kelly)
054 TRY ME PAD-144
ca October1981 Nashville, TN – Randy Barlow (Producer: Fred Kelly)
055 LOVE WAS BORN Jamex 45002
056 CHEATER'S EYES Jamex 45002
ca September 1983 Nashville, TN – Randy Barlow
057 DON'T LEAVE ME LONELY LOVING YOU Gazelle 001
058 FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE Gazelle 001
2009 Nashville, TN – Randy Barlow
059 TWENTY-FOUR HOURS FROM TULSA
060 HELLO PAWN SHOP
061 YOU WERE ON MY MIND
062 CRYING
063 KENTUCKY WOMAN
064 WHEN YOU WERE IN MY ARMS
065 STINGER
066 CALIFORNIA LADY
067 FIRE IN HER EYES
068 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE
Tracks above issued on album Who's Randy Barlow?/A Journey Toward Fame


ALBUMS
Gazelle IRDA-LPN-6021 Arrival:
 Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa; Walk Away With Me; Kentucky Woman; Lonely Eyes; California Lady; I'm A Swinger; Bottle Took His Mother; One Night Stand; We're Crazy; Goodnight My Love, Pleasant Dreams – 08-77
Republic RLP-6023 Fall In Love With Me: No Sleep Tonight; Our Honeymoon Has Never Ended; Singing The Blues; One More Time; One Of The Great Love Affairs; Fall In Love With Me Tonight; It Should've Been Me; Burning Bridges; Little Bird Fly Home; Slow And Easy – 08-09-78
Republic RLP-6024 Randy Barlow, Featuring Sweet Melinda: Another Easy Lovin' Night; Long Distance Driver; Another Way To Say I Love You; Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone; Once Again; Louisiana Delta; Lovely Lady; Musical Hearts; I Wish You Were More Than A Memory; Poor Baby; Heaven Here We Come; Sweet Melinda – 07-06-79
Paid PLD-2002 Dimension: Love Dies Hard; Dixie Man; Never Loved Me A Woman; New York City Cowboys; Willow Run; Sweet Dreams Man; Why Go Searchin For Somethin' More; Tucson Mama And Home; Cam't Believe I Fell For That; Don't Give Up On Me – 80
Lone Star LSC 8051 Live From The Lone Star Cafe: (tracks unknown) – ca 80 (radio show)
Randy Barlow no # (UPC 884502122589) Who's Randy Barlow?/A Journey Toward Fame: Twenty-Four Hours From Tulsa; Hello Pawn Shop; You Were On My Mind; Crying; Kentucky Woman; When You Were In My Arms; Stinger; California Lady; Fire In Her Eyes; Goodnight My Love - 09

SINGLES
Velvet Tone
VTR 110 Listen To The Green Grass Grow / It’s Me Mr. Lee – 03-68

Mercury (1968)
72808 Color Blind / St. Clair - 05-68
Capitol (1973-74)
3762 Nobody Likes To See Big Man Cry / Whiskey River - 10-73
3883 Throw Away The Pages / Hello Pawn Shop - 05-74
Gazelle (1975-77, subsidiary of IRDA)
IRDA-153 Johnny Orphan / We're Crazy - 01-76
IRDA-217 Goodnight, My Love / Don't Worry, I'm O.K. - 04-76
IEDA-280 One Night Stand / Lonely Eyes - 07-76
IRDA-330 The Bottle Took His Mother (And My Wife) / Twenty-Four Hours From Tulsa - 11-76
IRDA-084 One Night Stand / Don't Worry, I'm O.K. – ca. 77 (reissue)
IRDA-381 I'm A Swinger / Kentucky Woman - 03-77
IRDA-413 California Lady / We're Crazy - 06-77
IRDA-427 Walk Away With Me / Johnny Orphan - 09-77
Republic (1978-79)
REP-017 Slow And Easy / Stranger, I'm Married – 08-03-78
REP-024 No Sleep Tonight / Burning Memories – 17-07-78
REP-034 Fall In Love With Me Tonight / One More Time - 11-78
REP-039 Sweet Melinda / Heaven Here We Come – 13-03-79
REP-044 Another Easy Lovin' Night / Louisiana Delta – 11-07-79
REP-049 Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone / Musical Hearts - 10-79
Paid (1980-81)
PAD-110 Willow Run / Can't Believe I Fell For That - 09-80
PAD-116 Dixie Man / Don't Give Up On Me - 12-80
PAD-133 Love Dies Hard / New York City Cowboys - 03-81
PAD-144 Try Me / Why Go Searching For Something Me - 07-81
Jamex (1981)
J-45-002 Cheatin' Eyes / Love Was Born - 11-81
Gazelle (1983)
001 Don't Leave Me Lonely Loving You / For A Few Dollars More - 10-83

Rob Crosby

Robert Crosby Hoar, *25-04-1954 Sumter, SC
2nd version
by Praguefrank
SESSIONS
1979 Strawberry Jamm, Columbia, SC/ Lowery Studios, Atlanta, GA/ The Sound Shop, Nashville, TN – Rob Crosby (Rob Crosby [vcl], L.G. Walker [gt/bck vcl], Phil Benton [gt], Frank Smook [gt], Mark Fuguu/ Marvin Taylor [steel], Donnie Rhodes/ Johnny Few/ Randy Lewis/ Tom Hensley [bass gt], Ed Seay [bass gt/bcl], Tim McKeever/ Tommy Toglio/ Buster Philips [drums], Mickey Buckins [percussion], Warren Moise/ Steve White [piano/synthesizer/vcl], Bo Wagner [synthesizer], Bryson Borgstedt [clarinet], Ricky Strickland, Margie McCrory, Susan Urquia [bck vcl]
001 ALWAYS THE SAME
002 SAME OLD REASON
003 CIRCLE "D"
004 HIDING (FROM SOMEONE)
005 TAKE ME HOME
006 THE SANTEE RIVER SONG
007 SUMMER RAIN
008 CHILD
009 SOMEBODY'S WAITING FOR YOU
010 YOU'VE BEEN NOWHERE
Tracks above issued on album Rob Crosby


1980 unknown, SC – Rob Crosby Group (Rob Crosby [vcl/gt/piano/ synthesizer], Frank Smoak [gt], Cary Taylor [vcl/bass], Tommy Toglio [drums], Tim McKeever [percussion], Steve White [vcl/ piano/synthesizer], Bobby Fowler [woodwind])
011 SHE TOLD ME YES Guru 42654
012 COME ON IN TO MY LIFE Guru 42654
013 ROLLER SKATER Guru 42654
014 CAN I BE YOUR TEACHER Guru 42654
015 IT WAS WORTH THE RIDE Guru 42654
016 I REMEMBER Guru 42654
017 SMILE AGAIN FOR ME Guru 42654
018 CHRIS Guru 42654
019 SO MANY TOWNS Guru 42654
020 (YOUR LOVE IS) THE DEAREST THING TO ME Guru 42654
1983 unknown, SC – Rob Crosby
021 HARD TO BE A WORKING WOMAN GURU-52181/42754
022 IF EVER A MAN LOVED A WOMAN GURU-52181/42754
023 LOVING ON BORROWED TIME  Guru 42754
024 WIND FROM VIRGINIA  Guru 42754
025 PARTNERS IN CRIME  Guru 42754
026 HIP TO YOUR TRICKS  Guru 42754
1987 unknown – Rob Crosby
027 HEART ON THE RUN  Southern Tracks ST-1088
028 THIS IS THE NIGHT Southern Tracks ST-1088 ST-1095
029 Unknown title  ST 1095
ca August 1990 Omnisound Recording Studio, 1806 Division Street, Nashville, TN – Rob Crosby (Rob Crosby [vcl], Mike Severs [gt], Greg Jennings [gt], Pat Severs [steel], Scott Kinsey/Willie Weeks [bass], Harry Stinson [drums/bck vcl], Terry McMillan [percussion], Dennis Burnside [piano], Michael Lawler [synthesizer] + Rick Bowles, Gary Burr, Carol Chase, Jonell Mosser, The Leonard Moon Singers [bck vcl]. Producer: Scott Hendricks)
030 LOVE WILL BRING HER AROUND Arista AS-2124/ARCD-8662 
031 WORKING WOMAN Arista 12397-7/ARCD-8662 
032 SHE'S A NATURAL Arista AS-2180/ARCD-8662 
033 SOLID GROUND Arista 12336-7/ARCD-8662 
034 THE WOMAN IN YOU Arista 12397-7/ARCD-8662 
035 STILL BURNIN' FOR YOU Arista 12336-7/ARCD-8662 
036 SOMEWHERE DOWN THE LINE Arista AS-2180/ARCD-8662 
037 GOOD AIN'T GOOD ENOUGH Arista ARCD-8662 
038 (NOBODY'S GONNA) HURT MY HEART Arista AS-2124/ARCD-8662 
039 ONCE IN A WHILE Arista ARCD-8662
ca April 1992 poss. Omnisound Recording Studio, 1806 Division Street, Nashville, TN – Rob Crosby (Rob Crosby [vcl], Don Potter [gt], Mike Severs [gt], Brent Rowan [gt], Stuart Duncan [mandolin/fiddle], Pat Severs/Bruce Bouto/Buck Reid [steel], Glenn Worf/Willie Weeks [bass], Eddie Byers/Harry Stinson [drums/bck vcl], Terry McMillan [harmonica/percussion], Dennis Burnside [piano], Bill Vuomo [keyboards], Michael Lawler [synthesizer] + Jimmy Hall, Gary Burr, Michael Black [bck vcl]. Producer: Scott Hendricks)
040 SHE WROTE THE BOOK Arista 12443-7/18710-2 
041 WE'LL CROSS THAT BRIDGE Arista 18710-2 
042 COLD DAY IN TENNESSEE Arista 12481-7/18710-2 
043 STRING OF BAD LOVE Arista 18710-2 
044 ANOTHER TIME AND PLACE Arista 18710-2 
045 TRIED AND TRUE Arista 18710-2 
046 IN THE BLOOD Arista 12481-7/18710-2 
047 YOU CAN'T WALK THIS ROAD ALONE Arista 18710-2 
048 OLD NEWS Arista 18710-2 
049 WHEN HEARTS AGREE Arista 18710-2 
050 I'M DOWN AND SHE'S OUT Arista 18710-2
051 ONE NIGHT DOWN  12443-7
Spring 1995 Nashville, TN – Rob Crosby
052 FALLIN' IN AND CRAWLIN' OUT River North 1162-2
053 STARTING NOW River North 1162-2  
054 GETTIN' OUT OF DODGE River North 1162-2
055 I'VE GOT JUST THE HEART FOR YOU River North 1162-2 
056 A WOMAN LIKE THAT River North 1162-2  
057 LADY'S MAN River North 1162-2 
058 THE TROUBLE WITH LOVE River North 3006/1162-2  
059 LEARNING AS SHE GOES River North 1162-2  
060 ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE STORM River North 1162-2  
061 TONIGHT SHE LOVED ME LIKE THERE'S NO TOMORROW River North 1162-2
Rob Crosby recorded after 1995, some info in albums list

ALBUMS
Guru no # Rob Crosby: Always The Same; Same Old Reason; Circle "D";Hiding (From Someone); Take Me Home; The Santee River Song; Summer Rain; Child; Somebody's Waiting For You; You've Been Nowhere – 79


Guru 42654 The Rob Crosby Group: She Told Me Yes;  Come On In To My Life;  Roller Skater; Can I Be Your Teacher; It Was Worth The Ride; I Remember; Smile Again For Me; Chris; So Many Towns; (Your Love Is) The Dearest Thing To Me – 80
Guru 42754 Rob Crosby and Friends: Hard To Be A Working Woman; Loving On Borrowed Time; Wind From Virginia; Partners In Crime; Hip To Your Tricks; If Ever A Man Loved A Woman - 83
Arista ARCD-8662 Solid Ground: Love Will Bring Her Around; Working Woman; She's A Natural; Solid Ground; The Woman In You; Still Burnin' For You; Somewhere Down The Line; Good Ain't Good Enough; (Nobody's Gonna) Hurt My Heart; Once In A While – 08-01-91
Arista 07822-18710-2 Another Time And Place: She Wrote The Book; We'll Cross That Bridge; Cold Day In Tennessee; String Of Bad Love; Another Time And Place; Tried And True; In The Blood; You Can't Walk This Road Alone; Old News; When Hearts Agree; I'm Down And She's Out  - 28-07-92
River North 51416-1162-2 Starting Now: Fallin' In And Crawlin' Out;Starting Now; Gettin' Out Of Dodge;I've Got Just The Heart For You; A Woman Like That; Lady's Man; The Trouble With Love; Learning As She Goes; One Step Ahead Of The Storm; Tonight She Loved Me Like There's No Tomorrow – 26-09-95
CSC ? (UPC 8711255551323) One Light in the Dark: One Light In The Dark; Beyond The Passion; Pray For Me; Alice's Eyes; Secret Place; How Far do I have to Fall?; I'll Be Near; Lost In Heaven; I Can Bend; Rise Above It;  She's A Natura - 03
CSC ? Time Is a Gypsy: Counting the Days;Time is Gypsy; Solid Ground; Learning as She Goes; Cold Day in Tennessee; Heart of this Town; I'm Letting Go; Wait; Not a Day Goes By; My Old Man; Mama Was Alot Like Jesus – 17-02-05
CSC ? (UPC 0634479547492) Catfish Day: Love Built On Love; Til the Last Shot's Fired; Holdin' On And Lettin' Go; Mile Out Of Memphis (Duet With Carl Perkins); No Time; We Sang Her To Heaven; Catfish Day; Like A Rolling Stone; Concrete Angel; Older I Get; One Suit Man; Remember With A Smile – 26-03-07

SINGLES
Guru (1979-83)
GURU-52181 Hard To Be A Working Woman / If Ever A Man Loved A Woman – ca 83
Southern Tracks (1987-88)
ST-1088 Heart On The Run / This Is The Night – 87
ST-1095 This Is The Night / ? - 88
Arista (1990-92)               
AS-2124 Love Will Bring Her Around / Hurt My Heart - 10-90
AS-2180 She's A Natural / Somewhere Down The Line - 03-91
12336-7 Still Burnin' For You / Solid Ground - 08-91
12397-7 Working Woman / The Woman In You - 01-92
12443-7 She Wrote The Bokok / One Night Down - 06-92
12481-7 In The Blood / Cold Day In Tennessee - 11-92
River North (1995)             
51416-3006 The Trouble With Love - 26-09-95 (CD single)

? Fallin' In And Crawlin' Out / ? - 05-96