Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Joe Gibson



By Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst

SESSIONS



15 September 1952 [14:00-17:00] Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Curley Williams and Georgia Peach Pickers (Jack Pruett, Joe Gibson [vcl -1], Clyde Boots Harris [vcl -2], Billy Diehl, John Gordy. Producer: Don Law)
001 CO 48378/NASH 1554  TIRED OF BREAKING OTHER HEARTS  -1 4-21039
002 CO 48379/NASH 1555  WHAT’S THE MATTER WITH MY HEART -1  4-21096
000 CO 48380/NASH 1556  IN THE OKEEFENOKEE  -2  4-21096
000 CO 48381/NASH 1557  TIME AND A HALF TIME  4-21039
Fall 1955 unknown – Joe Gibson
003 45-535A PUTTIN’ON THE DOG  Starday 45-535/JASCD 452
004 45-535B OH BROTHER  45-535/JASCD 452
JASMINE JASCD 452 HIXVILLE WE'LL HAVE A TIME YES-SIREE! (UK, 2007)
1950s unknown – Joe Gibson
005 EVIL EVIE  Norton ED 312
1968 Nashville, TN – Joe Gibson
006 JEMIMA (WHAT TOOK YOU SO LONG) Music Town 001
007 LONELY HEARTS CLUB Music Town 001
008 PRP 5261 OLD FRIEND 007
009 PRP 5262 BORN TO BE UNLUCKY 007
 



SINGLES
Columbia (1952) w. Curley Williams and Georgia Peach Pickers
4-21039 When You're Tired Of Breaking Other Hearts / Time And A Half Time - 11-52        
4-21096 What's The Matter With My Heart / In The Okeefenokee - 03-53
Starday Custom
45-535 Puttin’On The Dog / Oh Brother – 12-55
Music Town
001 Jemima (What Took You So Long) / Lonely Hearts Club – 68
007 Old Friend / Born To Be Unlucky – 68

Mack Magaha



*01-08-1929, +15-08-2003
3rd version
By Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS
see also Porter Wagoner, Reno and Smiley
Summer 1965 Nashville, TN – Mack Magaha
001 B221B SHUFFLIN’BACK Bragg B-221
002 B221A LOVES FADED GRAY  Bragg B-221
January 1974 RCA Victor Studio, 30 Music Sq. West, Nashville, TN – Mack Magaha (Mack Magaha [fiddle], The Lea Jane Singers + unknown musicians. Producer: Porter Wagoner)
003 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL  Fireside FIRE-1813
004 LITTLE LIZA JANE  Fireside PB-10082/FIRE-1813
005 SHUFFLIN' BACK  Fireside FIRE-1813
006 SCOTLAND YARD  Fireside FIRE-1813
007 1, 2, 3, 4  Fireside FIRE-1813
008 FIDDLIN' SID  Fireside PB-10082/FIRE-1813
009 MAMA'S SONG  Fireside FIRE-1813
010 LAMP LIGHTING TIME  Fireside FIRE-1813
011 OUR WALTZ  Fireside FIRE-1813
012 CAJUN LADY  Fireside FIRE-1813 
ca 1978 Nashville, TN – Mack Magaha (Mack Magaha [fiddle], Mike Pearson [gt/bck vcl], Porter Wagoner [vcl], Dennis Bottoms [vcl/banjo/bck vcl], Larry Moore [bass/bck vcl]. producer: Porter Wagoner)
013 FOX ON THE RUN  Fireside SO-16042 
014 RISE AND SHINE  Fireside SO-16042 
015 THANK GOD I'M A COUNTRY BOY  Fireside SO-16042 
016 LOUISIANA MAN  Fireside SO-16042 
017 DRIVIN' PERTER'S BUS  Fireside SO-16042 
018 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL  Fireside SO-16042 
019 STAR WAR GRASS  Fireside SO-16042  
020 YAKETY FIDDLE  Fireside SO-16042 
021 BLACK MOUNTAIN RAG  Fireside SO-16042 
022 MAIDEN'S PRAYER  Fireside SO-16042 
ca 1980 [live] Opryland, 2804 Opryland Drive, Nashville, TN – Mack Magaha (Mack Magaha [vcl/fiddle], Larry Moore [vcl],  Dean Rutherford [gt], Vic Jordan [gt/banjo], Dave Kirby [gt], Mack Barnett [banjo],  Bobby Dyson [bass], John Chrisman [drums]. Producer: Porter Wagoner)
02201 ROCKY TOP Fire SO 15032 
02202 FOGGY MOUNTAIN BREAKDOWN Fire SO 15032 
02203 SHRINERS CONVENTION Fire SO 15032
02204 SETTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD Fire SO 15032
02205 RAWHIDE Fire SO 15032 
02206 ROLLIN‘  IN MY SWEET BABY'S ARMS Fire SO 15032
02207 MOCKINGBIRD Fire SO 15032 
02208 UNCLE PEN Fire SO 15032 
02209 ROCK OF AGES Fire SO 15032 
02210 DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA Fire SO 15032 THE STREAK Fire SO 15032
02211 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL Fire SO 15032
02212 OLD SLEW FOOT Fire SO 15032
Ca 1984 unknown – Mack Magaha and Mike Pearson (Mack Magaha [fiddle], Mike Pearson [banjo/ mandolin], Billy Smith [gt], Terry Smith [bass], R.E. Hardaway [drums])
023 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL Right Track 841  
024 BACK UP AND PUSH Right Track 841
025 SOLDIERS JOY Right Track 841
026 BILL CHEATHAM Right Track 841
027 WALKIN' IN MY SLEEP Right Track 841  
028 COTTON EYED JOE Right Track 841  
029 FOGGY MOUNTAIN BREAKDOWN Right Track 841  
030 FLINT HILL SPECIAL Right Track 841  
031 CUMBERLAND GAP Right Track 841  
032 PADDY ON THE TURNPIKE Right Track 841




ALBUMS
Fireside/RCA Special Products FIRE-1813 The Dancin' Fiddle Man
: Orange Blossom Special; Little Liza Jane; Shufflin' Back; Scotland Yard; 1, 2, 3, 4; Fiddlin' Sid; Mama's Song; Lamp Lighting Time; Our Waltz; Cajun Lady – 74
Fireside SO-16042 Mack Magaha, The Dancin' Fiddle Man Plays Bluegrass And Country At Opryland: Fox On The Run; Rise And Shine; Thank God I'm A Country Boy; Louisiana Man; Drivin' Perter's Bus; Orange Blossom Special; Star War Grass;  Yakety Fiddle; Black Mountain Rag; Maiden's Prayer  - 78
Fireside SO-15032 Bluegrass Country Show Live At Opryland:  Rocky Top;  Foggy Mountain Breakdown;  Shriners Convention; Setting On Top Of The World; Rawhide;  Rollin In My Sweet Baby's Arms;  Mockingbird;  Uncle Pen;  Rock Of Ages;  Devil Went Down To Georgia; The Streak;  Orange Blossom Special; Old Slew Foot  – ca 80
Right Track No.841/SO 17533 All Aboard For The Orange Blossom Special: Orange Blossom Special; Back Up And Push; Soldiers Joy; Bill Cheatham; Walkin' In My Sleep; Cotton Eyed Joe; Foggy Mountain Breakdown; Flint Hill Special; Cumberland Gap; Paddy On The Turnpike. (tracks unknown) – ca. 84   w. Mike Pearson 
no label no # At His Best: Orange Blossom Special; Cotten Eyed Joe; Maiden’s Prayer; Flint Hill Special; Black Mountain Rag; Mama’s Song; Foggy Mountain Breakdown; Rocky Top; Fox on the Run; Mississippi Squirrel; Fiddlin’ Sid; Driving Porter’s Bus - ? (cassette, prob.; sampler)  

SINGLES
Bragg  (1965)               
B-221 Shufflin' Back / Loves Faded Gray – 25-09-65
RCA Victor-Fireside (1974)                              
PB-10082 Little Liza Jane / Fiddlin' Sid - 74

Johnnie Humbird



By  Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank

SESSIONS

4 August 1959 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN  - Johnnie Humbird (Produce: Don Law)
001 CO 62845/OB 1901/JZSP-48185 YOUR PORCH LIGHT IS BURNING Columbia 4-41493
002 CO 62846/OB 1902/JZSP-48186 WHERE IS YOUR CONSCIENCE  4-41585
003 CO 62847/OB 1903/JZSP-48187 SWAMP BIRD Columbia 4-41493
15 January 1960 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN  - Johnnie Humbird
004 CO 64057/OB 2049?/JZSP-49489  I CAN’T HELP WONDERING  4-41585
005 CO 64058/OB 2050? Unknown title  unissued
006 CO 64059/OB 2051?/ZSP 50910 IF I COULD COME BACK 4-41718
007 CO 64060/OB 2052?/ZSP 50911 I THOUGHT I'D NEVER SEE THE DAY 4-41718/DOCUMENTS 600121
DOCUMENTS 600121 COUNTRY AND WESTERN NUGGETS (UK, 2013, 10CD)
8 December 1960 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN  – Johnnie Humbird (Producer: Don Law)
008 CO 65836/OB 2346?/JZSP-52755  GHOST OF MISERY 4-41937 
009 CO 65837/OB 2347?/ unknown title  unissued
010 CO 65838/OB 2348?/ unknown title  unissued
011 CO 65839/OB 2349? ONE HEARTACHE AT A TIME 4-41937
WORSE TO WONDER WHY* unissued
ARE YOU TOO BUSY* unissued
*These tracks may have been from this session or recorded later at unknown session

SINGLES
Columbia (1959-61)
4-41493 Swamp Bird / Your Porch Light Is Burning – 12-10-59 (info BB Oct. 5)
4-41585 Where Is Your Conscience? / I Can't Help Wondering – 29-02-60 (rev. March 7)
4-41718 If I Could Come Back / I Thought I'd Never See The Day – 06-60
4-41937 Ghost Of Misery / One Heartache At A Time – 01-61 (rev. Feb. 6)
None Worse to Wonder Why / Are You Too Busy – 15-08-61* (*menioned as slated for release, BB July 31, but unissued)