Friday, April 25, 2014

Ray Smith



2nd version
by Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti, Steve Hathaway
SESSIONS

ca February 1947 New York City – Ray Smith with The Pinetoppers
001 3676 THE LEAF OF LOVE Continental 8019/CCD-271
002 3677 SO ROUND, SO FIRM, SO FULLY PACKED Continental 8019/CCD-271
003 HEARTACHES 8021
004 HONEY, BE MY HONEY BEE 8021
March 1948 New York City – Ray Smith (Ray Smith [vcl], Vaughn Horton [steel] + unknown musicians])
005 NSC 364 BORN TO LOSE National 5019/CCD-271
006 NSC 365 WHEN MY DAY ROLLS AROUND National 5016 /CCD-271
007 NSC 366 WABASH CANNONBALL unissued
008 NSC 367 ONE GOLDEN CURL unissued
009 NSC 368 REMEMBER ME National 5016 /CCD-271
010 NSC 369 THE LETTER EDGED IN BLACK unissued
011 NSC 370 WAITING FOR A TRAIN unissued
012 NSC 371 WHEN MY BLUE MOON TURNS TO GOLD AGAIN unissued
013 NSC-372 HELL'S FIRE National 5019/CCD-271
014 NSC 373 TILL THE END OF THE WORLD unissued
015 NSC 374 I'M A FOOL TO CARE National 5020 /CCD-271
016 NSC 375 MY DADDY IS ONLY A PICTURE National 5020/CCD-271
1 April 1949 Columbia Recording Studio, 207E 30th St., New York City – Ray Smith
017 CO 40599 WALTZ OF THE ALAMO Columbia 20583 2-221/CCD-271
018 CO 40600 RAINBOW 20583 2-221/ CCD-271
019 CO 40601 SNOWDEER 20597 2-277/ CCD-271
020 CO 40602 ROLL ALONG KENTUCKY MOON 20597 2-277/ CCD-271
8 July 1949 Columbia Recording Studio, 207E 30th St., New York City – Ray Smith
021 CO 40945-1-2/ZLP-1354 JOLLY OLD SAINT NICHOLAS 20604 2-304/HL-9012 CCD-271
022 CO 40946-1/ZLP-1355 AN OLD CHRISTMAS CARD 20604 2-304/HL-9012 CCD-271
023 CO 40947-1 PRETTY LITTLE EYES OF BLUE 20606 2-306/ CCD-271
024 CO 40948-1 WEDDING BELLS 20605 2-305/ CCD-271
025 CO 40949 I‘M THROWING RICE (AT THE GIRL I LOVE) 20605 2-305/HL-9011 CCD-271
026 CO 40950-1-2 TENNESSEE POLKA 20606 2-306/ CCD-271
Columbia HL-9011 CURRENT COUNTRY HITS, NO. 2 (1949); Columbia HL-9012 COUNTRY CHRISTMAS SONGS (1949)
18 January 1950 Columbia Recording Studio, 30th St., New York City – Ray Smith
027 CO 42656 I‘M SAVING MY MOTHER‘S WEDDING RING FOR YOU 20672 2-535/ CCD-271
028 CO 42657/ZLP-2810 NO TRESPASSING 20691 2-615/ CCD-271
029 CO 42658 DADDY’S LITTLE GIRL 20670 2-531
030 CO 42659 UNFAITHFUL ONE 20670 2-531
031 CO 42660 MOMMY, CAN I TAKE MY DOLL TO HEAVEN? 20672 2-535/ CCD-271
032 CO 42661/ZLP-2825  THE SUN HAS GONE DOWN (ON THE ONLY ONE I LOVE 20691 2-615/ CCD-271
Fall 1950 New York City– Ray Smith
033 WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN London 857
034 YOU GOTTA WALK THE STRAIGHT AND NARROW 857
Spring 1951 New York City– Ray Smith
035 DLG-50664 I’M GLAD FOR YOU SAKE (BUT I’M SORRY FOR MINE) London 953/CCD-271
036 DLG-50665 YOU’RE THE ONLY STAR (IN MY BLUE HEAVEN) London 953/CCD-271
1951 New York City– Ray Smith
037 IT IS NO SECRET London 1002
038 ALL ALONE ‘NEATH THE BLUE GRASS  London 1002
14 May 1951 Decca Recording Studio, Pythian Temple, 135 West 70th St., New York City - Pinetoppers (vcl: Marlin Sisters and Ray Smith)
039 81023 LONELY LITTLE ROBIN Coral 9-60508/CRL-570487
040 81024 HOMETOWN JUBILEE Coral 9-60508
14 May 1951 Decca Recording Studio, Pythian Temple, 135 West 70th St., New York City - Ray Smith
041 81025 ROSE OF OLD MONTEREY Coral 9-60509/CCD-271
042 81026 JUST A FEW MILES FROM HOME Coral 9-60509/CCD-271
2 August 1951 Decca Recording Studio, Pythian Temple, 135 West 70th St., New York City – Thje Pinetoppers (vcl Ray Smith)
043 81332? ROCK ALL YOUR BABIES TO SLEEP 9-64104
044 81333 LONESOME TRUCK DRIVERS BLUES Coral 9-64104
6 November 1951 Decca Recording Studio, Pythian Temple, 135 West 70th St., New York City - Ray Smith
045 81831 THESE THINGS SHALL PASS 9-64113
046 81832 IS HE SATISFIED 64113
047 81833 NO LETTER TODAY unissued
048 81834 WABASH CANNONBALL unissued


1954 unknown – Ray Smith and The Horton Trio
049 THE ANGEL WITH THE GOLDEN HAIR Bridge 28001 
050 KUR-INK-A TINK-A CHINK-A Bridge 28001 
 


ALBUMS
Cattle Compact [GER] CCD-271 Hell’s Fire:
Born To Lose;When My Day Rolls Around; Remember Me; Hell's Fire; I'm A Fool To Care; My Daddy Is Only A Picture; The Leaf Of Love; So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed; Ray Smith - Waltz Of The Alamo; Rainbow; Snowdear; Roll Along Kentucky Moon; Jolly Old Saint Nicholas; An Old Christmas Card; Pretty Little Eyes Of Blue; I'm Throwing Rice (At The Girl I Love); Tennessee Polka; I'm Saving Mother's Wedding Ring For You;No Trespassing; Mommy Can I Take My Doll To Heaven; The Sun Has Gone Down (On The Only One I Love); Rose Of Old Monterey; Just A Few Miles From Home;You're The Only Star (In My Blue Heaven); I'm Glad For Your Sake (But I'm Sorry For Mine); Wedding Bells - 02


SINGLES
Continental (1947)
8019 The Leaf Of Love /So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed – 47 (rev. April 19)
8021 Heartaches / Honey, Be My Honey Bee – 47 (rev. March 8)
National (1948)
5016 When My Day Rolls Around / Remember Me - 48
5019 Born To Lose / Hell's Fire – 48
5020 My Daddy Is A Picture / I'm A Fool To Care – 48
Columbia (1949-1950)
20583/2-221 Waltz Of The Alamo / Rainbow – 05-49
20597/2-277 Snowdeer / Roll Along Kentucky Moon – 07-49
20605/2-305 Wedding Bells / I'm Throwing Rice – 08-07-49
20606/2-306 Pretty Little Eyes Of Blue / Tennessee Polka – 08-49
20604/2-304 An Old Christmas Card / Jolly Old Saint Nicholas – ca 10-49
20670/2-531 Unfaithful One / Daddy's Little Girl – 02-50
20672/2-535 I'm Saving My Mother's Wedding Ring / Mommy, Can I Take My Doll To Heaven? – 02-50
20691/2-615 No Trespassing / The Sun Has Gone Down – 04-50
London (1950-51)
857 When The Saints Go Marching In / You Gotta Walk The Straight And Narrow – 12-50 (adv. Dec. 9)
953 You're The Only Star (In My Blue Heaven) / I'm Glad For Your Sake (But I'm Sorry For Mine) – 51
1002 It is No Secret / All Alone ‘neath The Blue Grass - 51
Coral (1951)
9-60509 Rose Of Old Monterey / Just A Few Miles From Home – 14-05-51
9-64104 Lonesome Truck Driver’s Blues / Rock All Our Babies To Sleep – 11-51
9-64113 These Things Shall Pass / Is He Satisfied - 52


Bridge (1954)
28001 The Angel With The Golden Hair / Kur-Ink-A Tink-A Chink-A  -54 with The Horton Trio
 

Carroll Gilley



2nd version

By Praguefrank, Kent Heineman

SESSIONS
25 April 1961 ACA Studio, 5520 Washington Ave., Houston, TX - Tracy and Carroll   (Tracy Herron [vcl], Carroll Gilley [vcl] + unknown musicians. Producer: Mickey Gilley, Ray Doggett)
T01 ACA-4281 DREAM ON DREAMER Dante 802
T02 ACA-4282 DON'T BELIEVE Dante 802
1976 Gilley’s Studio, Pasadena, TX – Carroll Gilley and Southern Comfort (producer: Foy Lee)
001 12 RED ROSES Teardrop TD-3340 Axbar 6006/Teardrops TD 2058  Astro 0679 Axbar LP 4144?
002 SKIDROW HALL OF FAME  Teardrop TD-3340 Axbar 6006/Teardrops TD 2058  Astro 0679 Axbar LP 4144
003 (I'M) GONNA TRY TO FORGET ABOUT YOU Teardrop TD-3355/TD 2058  
004 LET ME KEEP YOUR LOVE Teardrop TD-3355/TD 2058  
005 GREEN GREEN GRASS OF HOME Teardrop TD 2058  
006 WAITING FOR A TRAIN Teardrop TD 2058 Astro 0679
007 SWEET THING Teardrop TD 3364/TD 2058  
008 I'M WONDERING WHERE YOU ARE  [I WONDER WHERE YOU ARE TONIGHT*] Teardrop TD 3364/TD 2058 *  Astro 0679
009 GREAT BALLS OF FIRE Teardrop TD 2058  
010 TODAY I STARTED LOVING YOU AGAIN Teardrop TD 2058   
1977 Gilley’s Studio, Pasadena, TX – Carroll Gilley (Producer: Carroll Gilley, J. Fletcher)
011 THERE IS SOMETHING ON YOUR  MIND TD-3382
012 WINE, WINE, WINE TD-3382
013 DREAM ON, DREAMER TD-3396 /Astro 0679
014 I'LL BE TO HER (WHAT SHE'LL BE TO ME) TD-3396
1976-1979 Gilley’s Studio, Pasadena, TX – Carroll Gilley
015 ATLANTA  Astro 0679 
016 PISTOL PACKIN’  MAMA  Astro 0679 
017 LEARNIN’ TO LIVE WITHOUT YOU  Astro 0679 
018 WALKIN’  TALKIN’  PROOF  Astro 0679 
019 LET’S CALL THE WHOLE THING OFF  Astro 0679 
020 SIDEALKS OF CHICAGO  Astro 0679   


1980 [live] unknown – Carroll Gilley [-1], Tom Butzirus [-2], Charlie Wood [-3] (Carroll Gilley [vcl-1/piano], Charlie Wood [vcl-3/ld gt], Buddy Rhodes [steel],  Tom Butzirus [vcl-2/bass], Mark Butzirus [drums]. Producer: Ken and Billye Sparks)
02001 FLIP FLOP AND FLY -1 Carroll Gilley CG-101 Axbar AX LP  4144
02002 CHERRY PIE -1 Carroll Gilley CG-101 Axbar AX LP  4144  
02000 COLD COLD HEART: LOUISIANA MAN -2 Carroll Gilley CG-101  
02000 STAY ALL NIGHT -3 Carroll Gilley CG-101  
02003 SLIDE OFF OF YOUR SATIN SHEETS -1 Carroll Gilley CG-101 Axbar AX LP  4144  
02004 HIGH HEEL SNEAKERS -1 Carroll Gilley CG-101 Axbar AX LP  4144
02000 ROCKY TOP -2 Carroll Gilley CG-101  
02005 TOGETHER AGAIN -1 Carroll Gilley CG-101 Axbar AX LP  4144
02000 BIG BOSS MAN -3 Carroll Gilley CG-101  
02006 DREAM ON DREAMER -1 Carroll Gilley CG-101  
02007 ALMOST LIKE A SONG -1 Carroll Gilley CG-101  
02000 STANDING AT THE BIG HOTEL -2 Carroll Gilley CG-101  
02000 JERRY LEE LEWIS SHOW "WHOLE LOTTA SHAKIN' GOIN ON" -1 Carroll Gilley CG-101  
02000 LONG HAIRED COUNTRY BOY -2 Carroll Gilley CG-101  
02000 AM I HIGH -3 Carroll Gilley CG-101  
02008 TWELVE RED ROSES -1Carroll Gilley CG-101  Axbar AX LP  4144
02009 GREEN, GREEN GRASS OF HOME -1 Carroll Gilley CG-101  Axbar AX LP  4144
02010 GREAT BALLS OF FIRE -1 Carroll Gilley CG-101  
02011 SHE'S PULLIN' ME BACK AGAIN -1 Carroll Gilley CG-101 Axbar AX LP  4144
02013 I OVERLOOKED AN ORCHID -1 Carroll Gilley CG-101 Axbar AX LP  4144

ALBUMS
Teardrop TD-2058 Carroll Gilley and The Southern Comfort: 12 Red Roses; Skidrow Hall Of Fame; I'm Gonna Forget About You; Let Me Keep Your Love; Green Green Grass Of Home; Waiting For A Train; Sweet Thing; I Wonder Where You Are Tonight; Great Balls Of Fire; Today I Started Loving You Again  - 76
Astro CG-LP-0679 Carroll Gilley Is In Gilley’s Country: Atlanta; Pistol Packin’  Mama; Learnin’ To Live Without You; Walkin’  Talkin’  Proof; I’m Wondering Where You Are; Dream On Dreamer; Waiting For The Train; Twelve Red Roses; Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off; Sidealks Of Chicago – 79
Carroll Gilley CG-101 The Terrace Presents Live Carroll Gilley:  Flip Flop And Fly; Cherry Pie; Cold Cold Heart: Louisiana Man (by Tom Butzirus); Stay All Night (by Charlie Wood); Slide Off Of Your Satin Sheets; High Heel Sneakers; Rocky Top (by Tom Butzirus); Together Again; Big Boss Man(by Charlie Wood); Dream On Dreamer; Almost Like A Song; Standing At The Big Hotel (by Tom Butzirus); Jerry Lee Lewis Show "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin On"; Long Haired Country Boy (by Tom Butzirus); Am I High (by Charlie Wood); Twelve Red Roses; Green, Green Grass Of Home; Great Balls Of Fire; She's Pullin' Me Back Again; I Overlooked An Orchid – 80 (double)
Axbar AX-4144 LP Carroll Gilley: Twelve Red Roses; Skidrow Hall Of Fame; Flip Flop and Fly; Cheery Cherry Pie; Slide Off Those Satin Sheets; High Heel Sneakers; Together Again; Green Green Grass Of Home; She’s Pulling Me Back Again; I Overlooked An Orchid – 84 (reissued on CD in 2007)

SINGLES
Dante (1961)
802 Don't Believe / Dream On Dreamer – 61 By Tracy and Carroll
Teardrop (1976)
TD-3340 Twelve Yellow Roses / Skidrow Hall of Fame – 76 (P. C.G. and J. Fletcher) (reissued in Nov. 1980 on Axbar 6006)
TD-3355  Let Me Keep Your Love/ (I’m) Gonna Try To Forget About You – 76
TD-3364 I'm Wondering Where You Are / Sweet Thing – 77?
TD-3382 There Is Something On Your  Mind / Wine, Wine, Wine – 77
TD-3396 Dream On, Dreamer / I'll Be To Her (What She'll Be To Me) – 77?

Ben Dukes



By Praguefgrank
SESSIONS
2012 unknown – Ben Dukes
001 DOWN IN FLAMES
002 THE LORD KNEW ME FIRST
003 WHEN DO WE START DRINKIN?
004 I CAN'T PRAY
005 HUMILITY
006 THE LAWN BOY –
Tracks above issued on EP Down In Flames


EPs
Ben Dukes ? Down in Flames: Down in Flames; The Lord Knew Me First;  When Do We Start Drinkin?; I Can't Pray;  Humility;  The Lawn Boy – 07-05-12