Monday, August 25, 2014

Jeff Black



*Kansas City, MO
By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
18 June 1997/9 February 2008 Pedernale Studios, 807 Paisley Drive, Spicewood, TX – Jeff Black (Jeff Black [vcl/gt/harmonica], John Stirrat [bass], Ken Coomer [drums/percussion], Greg Wells [piano/gt/organ/accordion], Jay Bennet [piano/gt]. Producer: Susan Rogers ) [overdub sessions at NRG, North Hollywood, CA; Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles, CA]
001 LONG WAY TO GO Arista 18857-2 
002 WHAT DO I WANT Arista 18857-2 
003 BIRMINGHAM ROAD Arista 18857-2 
004 THAT'S JUST ABOUT RIGHT Arista 18857-2 
005 NOAH'S ARK Arista 18857-2 
006 KING OF THE WORLD Arista 18857-2 
007 UNIONTOWN Arista 18857-2 
008 GHOSTS IN THE GRAVEYARD Arista 18857-2 
009 NEBO HILL Arista 18857-2 
010 SHEET Arista 18857-2
011 CARNIVAL SONG Arista 18857-2 
012 VALLEY Arista 18857-2 
2002 unknown – Jeff Black (Jeff Black [vcl/ac gt/ banjo/ harmonica/ piano], Byron House/ Michael Webb/ David Jacques [bass], Craig Wright [drums/ percussion], Jody Nardone [piano])
013 SLIP Dualtone 1135-2 
014 SAME OLD RIVER Dualtone 1135-2 
015 HOLY ROLLER Dualtone 1135-2
016 SUNDAY BEST Dualtone 1135-2
017 TO BE WITH YOU Dualtone 1135-2
018 GOLD HEART LOCKET Dualtone 1135-2 
019 CAKEWALK Dualtone 1135-2
020 BLESS MY SOUL Dualtone 1135-2 
021 BASTARD Dualtone 1135-2 
022 HIGHER GROUND Dualtone 1135-2 
2003 Nightingale Studio, Nashville, TN/Omni Recording Studio, Nashville, TN – Jeff Black (Jeff Black [vcl/gt/harmonica/accordion], David Jacques [gt/bass], Will Kimbrough [el gt/mandolin], Craig Wright [drums/percussion], Jody Nardone [piano/organ]. Producer: Jeff Black)
023 HONEY AND SALT Lotos Nile 1001 
024 ALL IN GOOD TIME Lotos Nile 1001
025 RAIN Lotos Nile 1001 
026 TIME Lotos Nile 1001 
027 YOU BELONG TO ME Lotos Nile 1001 
028 SHOUT FROM THE STREET Lotos Nile 1001 
029 PERSEPHONE Lotos Nile 1001 
030 HOME Lotos Nile 1001 
2003 [live] Echo Park, IN – Jeff Black
03001 ONE LAST DAY TO LIVE Lotos Nile 1001 
03002 THE LEAVING Lotos Nile 1001 
2005 House Of David, Nashville, TN/; Moondog Studios, Nashville, TN/ Sound Emporium, Nashville, TN/ Sound Shop Studios. Nashville, TN – Jeff Black (Jeff Black [vcl/gt/harmonica/  piano/ keyboards], Kate Campbell, Matthew Ryan [vcl], Kenny Vaughn [el gt], David Jacques [bass], Dave Roe [bass gt], Craig Wright [drums], Sam Bush [fiddle/mandolin])
031 EASY ON ME Dualtone 1202-2
032 HOLLOW OF YOUR HAND Dualtone 1202-2
033 NINETEEN Dualtone 1202-2
034 LIBERTINE Dualtone 1202-2
035 FREE AT LAST Dualtone 1202-2
036 HARD WAY OUT Dualtone 1202-2
037 CLOSER Dualtone 1202-2
038 ALL DAYS SHINE Dualtone 1202-2
039 HEAVEN NOW Dualtone 1202-2
040 THESE DAYS Dualtone 1202-2
041 HOW LONG Dualtone 1202-2
042 BETTER WAY Dualtone 1202-2
2000s [demo sessions] Nashville, TN – Jeff Black (Jeff Black [vcl/piano])
04201 CADENCE IN C
04202 GO TO SLEEP
04203 GRANDAD'S DREAM
04204 OREGON TRAIL
04205 MAMA'S KISSES
04206 ACROSS THE SEA
04207 TRIP TO BRAZIL
04208 REMEMBER THE INDIANS
04209 SLEEPY TOWN
Tracks above issued on digital album Sleepy Town
2003-2008 [demo sessions] Nashville, TN – Jeff Black (Jeff Black [vcl/gt])
04210 STANDING STILL
04211 NEVER DID SAY GOODBYE
04212 MISTY MORNING DREAM
04213 THE CARNIVAL SONG
04214 ISLAND
04215 ROUND AND AROUND
04216 DEEPER IN YOUR DEBT
04217 CLEAR AS A BELL
04218 GHOSTS IN THE GRAVEYARD
04219 THEY'RE GONNA MISS ME WHEN I'M GONE
Tracks above issued on digital album Mining For Gold
December 2009 [live] Alvie’s Old Barn, Nashville, TN – Jeff Black (Jeff Black [vcl/gt/, piano/ banjo/bass/buttons/ bells], Zuzu [vcl-1], Emerson [vcl-2], Nick Nguyen [fiddle-3])
04220 I SAW THREE SHIPS -3
04221 SANTA CLAUS
04222 WE THREE KINGS
04223 CHRISTMAS TOYS
04224 AWAY IN A MANGER
04225 CUROO CUROO (CAROL OF THE BIRDS)
04226 IT CAME UPON A MIDNIGHT CLEAR
04227 JINGLE BELLS -1
04228 SILENT NIGHT -2
04229 WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS
04230 AULD LANG SYNE
Tracks above issued on album Christmas Sunshine
2011 Arcana Studios, Nashville, TN – Jeff Black (Jeff Black [vcl/gt/piano/ keyboards/ banjo/bass/programming/percussion], Sam Bush [mandolin],  Jerry Douglas [dobro/lap steel],  Kenny Wright [drums/percussion], Matraca Berg, Gretchen Peters, Kim Richey [hmny vcl]. Producer: Jeff Black) [overdub sessions: The Groove Palace, Nashville, TN]
043 WALKING HOME
044 SORRY
045 IMMIGRANT SONG
046 CURE
047 VIRGIL'S BLUES
048 WOUNDED HEART
049 PLOW THROUGH THE MYSTIC
050 NEW LOVE SONG
051 MAKING THE DAY
052 WAITING
053 WHAT I WOULD NOT DO
054 HAPPINESS
055 RUN
056 RAVANNA
Tracks above issued on album Plow Through The Mystic
2012 Arcana Studios, Nashville, TN – Jeff Black (Jeff Black [vcl/gt/piano/ keyboards/ banjo/ bass/ harmonic/percussion], Sam Bush [mandolin/fiddle], Jerry Douglas [dobro/steel], Scott Evans [bass-1], Kenny Wright [drums/percussion-2], Matraca Berg.[hmny vcl-3], Gretchen Peters [hmny vcl-4])
057 ALL RIGHT NOW
058 MOLLY ROSE -1
059 AVALON -2-3-4
060 IMPALA
061 ALICE CARRY -1
062 DAYS ON END
063 MISS ME
064 AN EVIL LESSON IS SOON LEARNED
065 GOOD OLD DAYS
066 TRUE LOVE NEVER LET ME DOWN
067 REMAIN
068 SUNDAY FALLING
Tracks above issued on album B-Sides and Confessions, Volume Two
4-5 January 2014 Arcana Studios, Nashville, TN – Jeff Black (Jeff Black [vcl/gt/banjo/  harmonica].  Producer: Jeff Black)
069 RIDER COMING
070 FOLKLORE
071 BREAK THE GROUND
072 HOWDY DO
073 CAGES OF MY HEART
074 63 MERCURY METEOR
075 LEMONADE
076 NO. 10 BUS
077 NO QUARTER
078 SING TOGETHER
079 TOM DOMINO
080 FLAT CAR
081 DECORATION DAY
Tracks above issued on album Folklore



ALBUMS

Arista Austin 07822-18857-2 Birmingham Road: Long Way To Go; What Do I Want; Birmingham Road; That's Just About Right; Noah's Ark; King of the World; Uniontown; Ghosts In The Graveyard; Nebo Hill; Sheet; Carnival Song; Valley- 21-07-98
Dualtone 80302-01135-2 B-Sides and Confessions, Volume One: Slip; Same Old River; Holy Roller; Sunday Best; To Be With You; Gold Heart Locket; Cakewalk;Bless My Soul; Bastard; Higher Ground – 18-03-03
Lotos Nile Music 1001-2 Honey and Salt: One Last Day To Live; Honey And Salt; All In Good Time; Rain; Time; The Leaving; You Belong To Me; Shout From The Street; Persephone; Home - 17-09-03 (German issue on Blue Rose BLU CD0298)
Dualtone 80302-01202-2 Tin Lily: Easy On Me;Hollow of Your Hand; Nineteen; Libertine; Free At Last; Hard Way Out; Closer; All Days Shine; Heaven Now; These Days; How Long; Better Way – 26-07-05 (German issue on Blue Rose BLU CD0365)
? Sleepy Town: Cadence In C; Go to Sleep; Grandad's Dream; Oregon Trail; Mama's Kisses; Across the Sea; Trip to Brazil; Remember the Indians; Sleepy Town – 11-09-08
? Mining For Gold: Standing Still; Never Did Say Goodbye; Misty Morning Dream; The Carnival Song; Island; Round and Around; Deeper In Your Debt; Clear As a Bell; Ghosts In the Graveyard; They're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone – 30-10-08 (demos)
Lotos Nile Music ? Christmas Sunshine: I Saw Three Ships; Santa Claus; We Three Kings; Christmas Toys; Away In A Manger; Curoo Curoo (Carol Of The Birds); It Came Upon A Midnight Clear; Jingle Bells; Silent Night; We Wish You A Merry Christmas; Auld Lang Syne – 21-12-09
Lotos Nile Music ? Plow Through The Mystic: Walking Home; Sorry; Immigrant Song; Cure; Virgil's Blues; Wounded Heart; Plow Through The Mystic; New Love Song; Making The Day; Waiting; What I Would Not Do; Happiness; Run; Ravanna – 22-11-11
Lotos Nile Music no # B-Sides and Confessions, Volume Two: All Right Now; Molly Rose; Avalon; Impala; Alice Carry; Days On End; Miss Me; An Evil Lesson Is Soon Learned;  Good Old Days; True Love Never Let Me Down; Remain;  Sunday Falling - 15-01-13
Lotos Nile Music ? (UPC888295046411) Folklore: Rider Coming; Folklore; Break The Ground; Howdy Do;  Cages Of My Heart;  63 Mercury Meteor;  Lemonade; No. 10 Bus; No Quarter; Sing Together;  Tom Domino;  Flat Car;  Decoration Day – 01-04-14


Special issues (digital only. Prob. radio shows and live tracks)
Black Tuesdays Best Of 2005, side 1: Support Your Local Sheriff (26:22); 17th Avenue Demos (31:41); Commodities (24:45); Love And Little Hands (29:46); The Black Tuesdays Christmas Special (19:59); Spot On UK Bootleg (33:16); Steel City at the Sundance Film Festival (19:33); Put The Gun Down (25:02); Texas Nights North Part 1 (28:16); Texas Nights North Part 2 (29:59); The Grey Eagle Asheville, NC (25:40); Tin Lily Rare Takes (22:05) – 05
Black Tuesdays Best Of 2005, side 2: Uncle Calvin's Dallas TX Part 1 (27:49); Uncle Calvin's Dallas TX Part 2 (33:16); Buffalo Friends Of Folk (30:53); Americana Crossroads (31:01); Cafe Milano Nashville (14:48); Davey's Uptown KCMO (33:16); Love And Little Hands (29:46); Mercury Lounge NY NY (27:44); Mucky Duck (25:28); The Birdhouse Manhattan KS (32:44); Traveling Set (24:59); WDVX Blue Plate Special (29:17) - 05


SINGLES
Arista
ASCD-3130 That’s Just About Right – 98 (CD promo)
ASCD-3142 Birmingham Road – 98 (CD promo)
ASCD-3159 A Long Way To Go – 98 (CD promo)

Tom James

*Oklahoma

2nd version
by Praguefrank, John Burton, Vaclav Zpatecka, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS


17 February 1954 Thomas Productions, 109 13th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Tom James (Tom James [vcl/gt], Chet Atkins [el gt], Louis Innis [rh gt], Dale Parker [banjo], Robert Foster [steel], Bob Moore [bass]. Producer: Stephen Sholes)
001 E4-VB-3624 DON‘T LEAD ME ON RCA 47-5790/HMV 2013-100G
002 E4-VB-3625 YOUR KIND OF LOVIN‘   47-5695/ HMV 2013-100G
003 E4-VB-3626 SAMPLE OF YOUR LOVE  47-5695/ HMV 2013-100G
004 E4-VB-3627 I‘M A PIG ABOUT YOUR LOVIN‘   47-5790/ HMV 2013-100G
1958 unknown – Tom James, *with Margie Barrett
005 IT'S MORE THAN JUST A NOTION Peaceful Valley 45-402/ HMV 2013-100G
006 THAT’S ALL THAT MATTERS* Peaceful Valley 45-402/ HMV 2013-100G
ca March 1958 Nashville, TN – Tom James (Tom James [vcl/gt], Vernon Claud [gt], Mrs. Dollie James [rh gt], John Gohrer [bass], Nancy James [drums])
007 TRACK DOWN BABY Klix 45-001/ HMV 2013-100G WLP 8821 Eagle 90201 BB-CD 55064 CLCD 4423  Chief 1156506 PRLP 006
008 HEY BABY Klix 45-001/ HMV 2013-100G WLP 8821 Eagle 90201 BB-CD 55064 CLCD 4423 Chief 1156507
WHITE LABEL WLP 8821 AAAAHHHH ROCK-A-BILLY (NL, 1980); EAGLE 90201 CHICKEN ARE ROCKIN'VOL.2 (GER, 1993); BUFFALO BOP BB-CD 55064 ROCKABILLY PARTY (GER, 1998); COLLECTOR CLCD 4453 ROCKABILLY HOODLUMS VOL.2 (NED, 1999); CHIEF CCD 1156507 ULTRA RARE
ROCKABILLY'S VOL.7 (NED, 1993); CHIEF 1156506 ULTRA RARE ROCKABILLY'S VOL.6 (NED, 1993); CLUB PRLP-006 PURE ROCKABILLY VOL.6 (UK, 1995)
1970s unknown  – Tom James
009 BACK IN THE BIG HOUSE Country Sound UR 858
010 THOUGHTS  Country Sound UR 858

ALBUMS

HMG 2013-100G Hey Baby:  Don't Lead Me On;  Your Kind Of Lovin'; Sample Of Your Love; I'm A Pig About Your Lovin'; It's More Than Just A Notion; That's All That Matters (w Margie Barrett); Track Down Baby;Hey Baby – 13 (private issue)


SINGLES
RCA Victor (1954)
47-5695 Sample Of Your Love / Your Kind Of Lovin‘ – 05-54
47-5790 I’m A Pig About Your Leavin‘ / Don’t Lead Me On - 07-54
Klix (1958)
45-001 Track Down Baby / Hey Baby - Klix 001 -04-58 (rev. April 28)
Peaceful Valley (1958)
45-402 It's More Than Just A Notion; That's All That Matters (w Margie Barrett) - 58
Country Sound (1970s)
UR 858 Back In The Big House / Thoughts

Diane Merritt


By Praguefrank, Vaclav Zpatecka
SESSIONS

1967 unknopwn, CAN – Diane Merritt
001 ANGEL OF MY DREAMS ARC AS 733
002 NOBODY BUT A FOOL ARC AS 733
003 ONCE A DAY ARC AS 733
004 STOP YOUR WORLD ARC AS 733
005 YOU AIN'T WOMAN ENOUGH ARC AS 733
006 THE HURTIN'S ALL OVER ARC AS 733
007 I LOVE YOU ARC AS 733
008 YOUR GOOD GIRL'S GONNA GO BAD ARC AS 733
009 I AIN'T HAD NO LOVIN' AS 733
010 FACING EACH TOMORROW ARC AS 733
011 I'LL COME RUNNING ARC AS 733
012 IF I TALK TO HIM ARC AS 733  
1973 unknown – Diane Merritt (Producer: Fred Carter, Ernie Varga)
013 3075-A BABY, BABY, BABY Columbia C4-3075
014 3075-B LONELY WOMAN Columbia C4-3075



ALBUMS

ARC [CAN] AS 733 Angel Of My Dreams: Angel Of My Dreams; Nobody But a Fool; Once a Day; Stop Your World; You Ain't Woman Enough; The Hurtin's All Over; I Love You; Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad; I Ain't Had No Lovin';Facing Each Tomorrow; I'll Come Running; If I Talk To Him - 67

SINGLES
ARC [CAN]
? I Love You / Nobody But A Fool - 67
Columbia [CAN]
C4-3075 Baby, Baby, Baby /  Lonely Woman – 73