Saturday, January 17, 2015

Dennis Ivey



By Jim Loessberg, Thieu Van De Vorst, Jim Loessberg

SESSIONS



Early 1970s unknown, TX – Dennie Ivey
001 CRY MYSELF TO SLEEP Lakeview LP 1003  
002 A STRANGER WAS HERE Lakeview LP 1003 
003 IT HURTS SO GOOD Lakeview LP 1003 
004 I CAN'T STOP LOVING YOU (TO SAVE MY WIFE) Lakeview LP 1003  
005 BLUE SPANISH EYES Lakeview LP 1003  
006 MARIONETTE Lakeview LP 1003  
007 TWO EMPTY GLASSES Lakeview LP 1003  
008 SOMETHING'S WRONG Lakeview LP 1003  
009 YOU COMB HER HAIR Lakeview LP 1003  
010 DEEP WATER Lakeview LP 1003 
Ca early 1970s unknown, TX – Dennis Ivey
1416-T DARLING SAY IT AGAIN  Galaxy no #
1417  unknown title
1418-L I'D LOVE TO BE YOUR FOOL (ONE MORE TIME) Galaxy no #
1975 unknown – Dennis Ivy
IT’S THE WATER Title IRDA 096
SHE’LL KEEP BRINGING ALL HER LOVE TO ME Title IRDA 096?
9-10 January 1983 Soundmasters Studio, Houston, TX – Dennis Ivey Band (Dennis Ivey [vcl], Rich O'Brien [el/ac/gut string gt/ fiddle/mandolin], B.J. Barnett [steel], Billy Mohr [vcl-1/bass], Larry Rochelle [vcl-2/drums], Johnny Towslee [vcl-3/piano], + Lou Rochelle [vcl-4], Randy Cornor [additional gt/bck vcl], Steve Snoe [additional fiddle], Toni Jolene, Lanell Davis [bck vcl]. Producur: Dennis Ivey)
TEXAS BOUND Lucky day LH 22253
IS THIS ALL THERE IS TO A HONKY TONK Lucky day LH 22253
RAMBLERS NEVER CHANGE Lucky day LH 22253
MAKIN' THE ROUNDS -2  Lucky day LH 22253
THIS OLD HEART -1  Lucky day LH 22253
SHE'S GONE, GONE, GONE Lucky day LH 22253
TOO MUCH TEXAS IN ME -4 Lucky day LH 22253
LIKE WE USED TO -3 Lucky day LH 22253
SAWMILL FAMILY Lucky day LH 22253
SHE WON'T LET ME FORGET HER Lucky day LH 22253
Unknown info – Dennis Ivy
GONNA BURN SOME SOME BRIDGES Title T-2003
TRY ME  Title T-2003
2008 and sooner Justin Trevin Studio, Martindale, TX/Justin Trevino Studio, Brady, TX – Dennis Ivey (Dennis Ivey [vcl], Randy prince [ld gt],  Randy Lindley [rh gt],  Justin Trevino [rh gt/bck vcl], Rick Price [steel], Jake Hooker [bass], Jim Loessberg [drums], Kevin Carter/ Reggie Rueffer [fiddle], T. Bonta [piano], Amber Digby [bck vcl]. Producer: Justin Trevino, Dennis Ivey)
SECRET LOVE IMG 0001
I’LL KEEP ON LOVING YOU IMG 0001
ARE YOU SINCERE IMG 0001
SWEETHEARTS IN HEAVEN IMG 0001
LOOKING OVER MY SHOULDER IMG 0001
BLUE BONNET WALTZ IMG 0001
IT’S ALL IN THE GAME IMG 0001
PRETEND IMG 0001
BURNING MEMORIES IMG 0001
I LOVE YOU BECAUSE IMG 0001
MY WINDOW FACES THE SOUTH IMG 0001
MAN FROM GALILEE IMG 0001 




ALBUMS
Lakeview LP-1003 Dennis Ivey: Cry Myself To Sleep;  A Stranger Was Here;  It Hurts So Good; I Can't Stop Loving You (To Save My Wife);  Blue Spanish Eyes;  Marionette;  Two Empty Glasses;  Something's Wrong;  You Comb Her Hair;  Deep Water – 7-
Lucky Day LH 22253 The Dennis Ivey Band: Texas Bound; Is This All There Is To A Honky Tonk; Ramblers Never Change; Makin' The Rounds (Vocal: Larry Rochelle); This Old Heart (Vocal: Billy Mohr); She's Gone, Gone, Gone; Too Much Texas In Me (Vocal: Lou Rochelle); Like We Used To (Vocal: Johnny Towslee); Sawmill Family; She Won't Let Me Forget Her – 83 (MX: LH 22253/4)
Ivey Music Group IMG 0001 Something Old, Nothing New: Secret Love; I’ll keep On Loving You; Are You Sincere; Sweethearts In Heaven; Looking Over My Shoulder; Blue Bonnet Waltz; It’s All In The Game; Pretend; Burning Memories; I Love You Because; My Window Faces The South; Man From Galilee - 08

SINGLES
Lakeview
? Two Empty Glasses / ? – 7-
Title  as Denis Ivy
IRDA 096 It’s The Water / She'll Keep Bringing All Her Love To Me – 75 (flip side title needs confirmation)
T-2003 Gonna Burn Some Some Bridges / Try Me
Galaxy
No # I'd Love To Be Your Fool (One More Time) / Darling Say It Again 


Avons




By Hans Sandberg, Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst

SESSIONS



May 1963 RCA Victor Studio B, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN. The Avons (Paula Hester, Beverly Bard,  Fran Bard [vcl] + unknown musicians. Producer: Bob Ferguson)
001 PGA4-0287 PUSH A LITTLE HARDER Groove 58-0022/CDCHD 648
002 PGA4-0288 I’VE GOT MORE LOVE  unissued?
003 PGA4-0289 OH GEE BABY 58-0022
ACE CDCHD 648 WHERE THE GIRLS ARE VOL. 1 (UK, 1997)
Late October or early November 1963 RCA Victor Studio B, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN. The Avons (Paula Hester, Beverly Bard,  Fran Bard [vcl] + unknown musicians)
005 PGA4-0547 TONIGHT KISS YOUR BABY GOODBYE 58-0039
006 PGA4-0548 unknown title
007 PGA4-0549 WHATEVER HAPPENED TO OUR LOVE 58-0039
January 1964 RCA Victor Studio B, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN. The Avons (Paula Hester, Beverly Bard,  Fran Bard [vcl] + unknown musicians. Producer: Bob Ferguson)
008 RGA4-1029 ROLLING STONE 58-0033
009 RGA4-1030 WORDS WRITTEN ON THE WATER 58-0033
Ca March 1966 Nashville, TN – The Avons
010 S 524 BE GOOD TO YOUR BABY Sound Stage 45-2561
011 S 525 JUST AS LONG AS I LIVE Sound Stage 45-2561
1967 Nashville, TN – The Avons (Producer: Bob Holmes)
012 8740 HE'S MY HERO Excello 2296
013 8741 SINCE I MET YOU BABY 2296
1968 Nashville, TN – The Avons (Producer: Ted Jarrett, Bob Holmes)
014 700A TELL ME BABY (WHO WOULD I BE) Ref.O.Ree 700
015 700B A SAMPLE OF MY LOVE  Ref.O.Ree 700
 
SINGLES
Groove (1963-64)
58-0022 Push A Little Harder / Oh Gee Baby – 08-63 (rev. Aug. 10)
58-0033 Rolling Stone / Words Written on the Water – 03-64
58-0039 Tonight Kiss Your Baby Goodbye / Whatever Happened to Our Love – 05-64
Sound Stage (1966)
45-2561 Be Good To Your Baby /  Just As Long As I Live – 05-66
Excello (1968)
2296 He's My Hero / Since I Met You Baby – ca 01-68
Ref.O.Ree (1968)
700 Tell Me Baby (Who Would I Be) / A Sample Of My Love - 68