Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Malcolm Yelvington



*14-09-1918 +21-02-2004
2nd version

by Tapio Vaisanen, Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti, Marc Alesina, with help of 706unionavenue.nl
SESSIONS



10 October 1954 Sun Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN - Malcolm Yelvington (Malcolm Yelvington [vcl/gt], Gordon Mashburn [gt], Miles Winn [steel], Jake Rules [bass], Reece Fleming/ Lavern Fleming [piano]. Producer: Sam Phillips)
001 U-134 DRINKIN' WINE SPO-DEE-O-DEE Sun 211/CR 30117 BFX 15211 BCD 16757 Snapper 833
002 U-135 JUST ROLLING ALONG 211/BFX-15211 BCD 16757 Snapper 833
12 January 1955 Sun Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN - Malcolm Yelvington (Malcolm Yelvington [vcl/gt], Gordon Mashburn [gt], Miles Winn [steel], Jake Rules [bass], Reece Fleming [piano]. Producer: Sam Phillips)
003 YAKETY YAK Sun 6467 028 Charly CFM 507 CR 30124 BFX 15211 BCD 16757 [alt.-1] Snapper 833 [alt.2] Snapper 833
004 WAY DOWN BLUES (I’VE GOT THE BLUES)  Charly CR 30150 BFX 15211 BCD 16757 [alt.-1] Snapper 833 [alt.2] Snapper 833
Mid 1955 Meteor Studio, 1794 Chelsea Ave., Memphis, TN - Malcolm Yelvington and Jack Ryles aka Mac and Jake and The Esquire Trio (Malcolm Yelvington [vcl/gt], Gordon Mashburn [gt], Miles Winn [steel], Jake Ryles [bass/vcl], Reece Fleming [piano])
005 MR 5034 A GAL NAMED JOE Meteor 5022/ BCD 16757
006 MR 5035 YAKETY YAK 5022/ BCD 16757
1956 [demo session] Covington, TN - Malcolm Yelvington (Malcolm Yelvington [vcl/gt], Gordon Mashburn [gt], Jake Ryles [bass], Reece Fleming [piano]. Producer: Reece Fleming)
00601 ROCKIN’WITH MY BABY Snapper 833 LP 1010 BCD 16757
00602 IT'S ME BABY Eagle 90205 Snapper 833 LP 1010 BCD 16757
2 February 1956 Sun Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN - Malcolm Yelvington (Malcom Yelvington [vcl/gt], Gordon Mashburn [gt], Jack Ryles [bass], Billy Weir [drums], Reece Fleming or Frank Tolley [piano])
007 GONNA HAVE MYSELF A BALL 6467 025 Snapper 833
008 U-207 IT'S ME BABY Sun 246/CR 30150 SUNBOX 106 BFX 15211 BCD 16757
009 U-208 ROCKIN' WITH MY BABY Sun 246/CR 30150 CFM 502 SUNBOX 106 BFX-15211 CR 30123 [alt.-1] LP 1021 BCD 16757 Snapper 833 [alt.-2] Snapper 833
22 July 1957 Sun Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN - Malcolm Yelvington (Malcxolm Yelvington [vcl/gt], Bubba Winn [gt], poss. Stan Kesler [bass], James M. Van Eaton [drums], Frank Tolley [piano])
010 FIRST AND LAST LOVE BFX 15211 BCD 16757 Snapper 833 [alt.] LP 1030
011 MR. BLUES LP 1030 Redita 124 BFX 15211 BCD 16757 [alt.-1] Snapper 833[alt. -2] LP 1010 BCD 16757 Snapper 833
012 DID I ASK YOU TO STAY BFX 15211 BCD 16757 [alt.-1] Snapper 833 [alt.-2]
5 October  1957 Sun Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN - Malcolm Yelvington (Malcxolm Yelvington [vcl/gt], Roland Janes [gt], Sid Mankerr [bass], Otis Jett [drums], Frank Tolley [piano])
013 GOODBYE MARIE CR 30150 BCD 16757Redita 124 CFM 510 BFX 15211 [alt.-1] Snapper 833
014 IT’S MY TRUMPET (AND I’M GONNA BLOW IT) CFM 509 BFX 15211 BCD 16757 [alt.-1] LP 1030 SUNBOX 106 BCD 16757 [alt.-2] Snapper 833 [alt.-3] Snapper 833
1957 [demo session] Sun Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN - Malcolm Yelvington (Malcolm Yelvington [vcl/gt])
01401 OCEAN (GOIN‘ TO THE SEA) BFX 15211 BCD 16757 Snapper 833
01402 LET THE MOON SAY GOODBYE LP 1010 BCD 16757 Snapper 833
1971 Chelsea Studio, Memphis, TN – Malcolm Yelvington
015 DISAPPOINTED unissued
1974 Glo-Lite Studio, Memphis, TN – Malcolm Yelvington
016 GOODBYE MARIE Shelby County EP 001/Flyright LP 556 Ace CHD 264 Redita LP 130
017 WAY DOWN BLUES Shelby County EP 001/Ace CHD 264 Redita LP 130
1974 Quentin' Claunch Studios, Memphis, TN/15 May 1976 Globe Studios, Memphis, TN – Malcolm Yelvington
018 DRINKIN' WINE-SPO-DEE-OH-DEE Barrelhouse BH 011
019 SHIM SHAM SHIMMY Barrelhouse BH 011
020 SHOT GUN BOOGIE Barrelhouse BH 011
1977 Sun Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Malcolm Yelvington
021 YAKETY YAK 706 Records 70397
022 IT'S ME BABY 706 Records 70397
023 ONE ROSE 706 Records 70397
024 FAST LIVING 706 Records 70397
025 DISAPPOINTED 706 Records 70397
026 ROCKING WITH MY BABY 706 Records 70397
027 CHATTANOOGA SHOESHINE BOY 706 Records 70397
028 MAKE YOURSELF A HOME IN MY HEART 706 Records 70397
029 LOVE ME TENDER 706 Records 70397
030 BORN TO BE A HILLBILLY ROCKING MAN 706 Records 70397
031 THERE'S A LITTLE LIFE LEFT IN THIS OLD BO YET 706 Records 70397
032 MY HAPPINESS 706 Records 70397
033 SMOKE SMOKE SMOKE 706 Records 70397
034 LITTLE GIRL OF FOUR 706 Records 70397
035 WALK TALK SING 706 Records 70397
036 I'M THANKFUL 706 Records 70399
1980 [Johnny Burnette Rock'n Roll Trio tribute] Sam Phillips Recording Services, 639 Madison Ave., Memphis, TN – Malcolm Yelvigton
021 GOIN' DOWNTOWN RB1001
26 March 1988 [live-30th Rockhouse festival] Zwolle, NED – Malcolm Yelvington (Malcolm Yelvington [vcl/gt], Dave Travis [rh gt], Eddie Jones [ld gt], Terry Keating [steel], Alan Wilson [bass], Howard Tibble [drums]. Producer: Cees Klop)
03601 INTRODUCTION Collector CD 4403
03602 MOVE IT ON OVER Collector CD 4403
03603 (GONNA) HAVE MYSELF A BALL Collector CD 4403
03604 GOODBYE MARIE Collector CD 4403
03605 DISAPPOINTED Collector CD 4403
03606 TRUMPET/HEY GOOD LOOKIN' Collector CD 4403
03607 TENNESSEE SATURDAY NIGHT Collector CD 4403
03608 DRINKIN' WINE SPO DEE O DEE Collector CD 4403
03609 MR BLUES Collector CD 4403
03610 A GAL NAMED JOE Collector CD 4403
03611 YAKETY YAK Collector CD 4403
03612 IT'S ME BABY Collector CD 4403
03613 ROCKIN' WITH MY BABY Collector CD 4403
03600 (He Comes Back On Stage Due To Demand) Collector CD 4403
03614 DRINKIN' WINE SPO DEE O DEE Collector CD 4403
03615 YAKETY YAK Collector CD 4403
03616 I'LL FLY AWAY (DUET WITH TEDDY REDELL ON PIANO) Collector CD 4403
1991 Sam Phillips Recording Services, 639 Madison Ave., Memphis, TN – Malcolm Yelvigton
037 DISAPPOINTED Elite 706 ?
038 YAKETY YAK Elite 706 ?
30 July 1995 Memphis, TN – Mack Stevens and Malcolm Yelvington
039 GAL NAMED JOE Freedonia EP-102
040 THERE'S A LITTLE LIFE LEFT IN THIS OLD BOY YET Freedonia EP-102
041 CRUISIN' WITH SUSAN Freedonia EP-102
042 GOODBYE MARIE Freedonia EP-102


ALBUMS
Sun [EU] LP-1010 Gonna Have Myself A Ball:
Drinkin' Wine Spo De O-Dee; Just Rollin' Along; Yakety Yak; Blues In The Bottom Of My Shoes; Yakety Yak; A Gal Named Jo; It's Me Baby; Rockin' With My Baby; Gonna Have Myself A Ball; Rockin' With My Baby; It's Me Baby; Goodbye Marie; First And Last Love; Mr. Blues; Did I Ask You To Stay; Trumpet; Ocean/Let The Moon say Goodnight - 88
Collector [NED] CLCD-4403 A Tennessee Saturday Night Fever: Introduction; Move It On Over; (Gonna) Have Myself A Ball; Goodbye Marie; Disapointed; Trumpet; Hey Good Lookin'; Tennessee Saturday Night; Drinkin' Wine Spo Dee O Dee; Mr. Blues; A Gal Named Joe /Yakety Yak; It's Me Baby; With Me Baby; Drinkin' Wine Spo Dee O Dee; Yakety Yak; I'll Fly Away - 97
Bear Family [GER] BCD-16757 It's Me Baby - The Sun Years Plus: Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee; Just Rollin' Along; Yakety Yak; Gal Named Jo; Rockin' With My Baby; It's Me Baby; I've Got The Blues (Blues In The Bottom Of My Shoes); Yakety Yak; Gonna Have Myself A Ball; Rockin' With My Baby; It's Me Baby; It's My Trumpet (And I'm Gonna Blow It); Mr Blues; Did I Ask You To Stay; First and Last Love; It's My Trumpet (And I'm Gonna Blow It); Goodbye Marie; Ocean (Goin' To The Sea); Let The Moon Say Goodnight; I've Got The Blues (Blues In The Bottom Of My Shoes); Yakety Yak; Goodbye Marie; It's My Trumpet (And I'm Gonna Blow It); Mr Blues; Did I Ask You To Stay; Rockin' With My Baby (demo); It's Me Baby (demo); Rockin' With My Baby – 06-06
Snapper [UK] 833 Rockin’With My Baby: Drinkin’ Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee; Just Rolling Along; Yakety Yak [alt. 2]; I’ve Got The Blues (Blues In The Bottom Of My Shoes) [alt. 2]; Gonna Have Myself A Ball; Rockin’ With My Baby; It’s Me, Baby; First And Last Love; Mr. Blues [alt. 1]; I Ask You To Stay [alt. 1]; Trumpet [alt. 3]; Goodbye Marie [alt. 2]; Goin’ To The Sea; Let The Moon Say Goodbye; Yakety Yak [alt. 1]; I’ve Got The Blues (Blues In The Bottom Of My Shoes) [alt. 1]; Rockin’ With My Baby [alt. 1]; It’s Me, Baby [alt. 1]; Mr. Blues [alt. 2]; I Ask You To Stay [alt. 2];. Trumpet [alt. 1]; Goodbye Marie [alt. 1]; Rockin’ With My Baby [alt. 2]; Trumpet [alt. 2]; Rockin’ With My Baby [home demo]; It’s Me, Baby [home demo] – 18-05-10


706 Records 70397 There's A Little Life Left In This Old Boy Yet:  Intro;  Yakety Yak;  It's Me Baby;  One Rose;  Fast Living;  Disappointed;  Rocking With My Baby;  Chattanooga Shoeshine Boy;  Make Yourself A Home In My Heart;  Love Me Tender;  Born To Be A Hillbilly Rocking Man;  There's A Little Life Left in This Old Bo Yet;  My Happiness;  Smoke Smoke Smoke;  Little Girl Of Four;  Walk Talk Sing;  I'm Thankful;  Interview - 15-01-15
 

EPs
Shelby County
EP 001 Goodbye Marie; Way Down Blues Shelby / + 2 by other artist - 74
Freedonia (1996)
EP-102 Gal Named Joe; There's A Little Life Left In This Old Boy Yet / Cruisin' With Susan; Goodbye Marie - 96


SINGLES
Sun
211 Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee / Just Rolling Along – 10-11-54 (rev. Jan. 8)
Meteor 5022 Yakety Yak; A Gal Named Joe – 10-55 Mac and Jake and Esquire Trio (rev. Oct. 29)
246 Rockin' With My Baby / It's Me Baby – 03-08-56 (rev. Sept. 1)
619 Gonna Have Myself A Ball / First And Last Love – 79 (issued in France )

Bill Harrell



George William (Bill) Harrell, *14-09-1934, + 24-06-2009
2nd version

by Praguefrank, Dick Grant, Michel Ruppli, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS  for recordings with Don Reno see Don Reno
1957 unknown - Bill Harrell and Smiley Hobbs
001 RENO BOUND Catol 102
002 ROCKY MOUNTAIN RAMBLE Carol 102
ca. April 1959 Ben Adelman Studio, Takoma Park, MD - Bill Harrell and Virginians (Buzz Busby [mandolin/harm vcl], Bill Emerson [banjo], Roy Self [bass], Carl Nelson [fiddle]. Producer: Ben Adelman) [leased to Starday, received April 20, 1959]
003 2939 TRAGIC HIGHWAY 45-445/SLP-136 Country Stars CTS-55424 Gusto SD-0123-2
ca. April 1959 Ben Adelman Studio, Takoma Park, MD - Bill Harrell and Virginians (Buzz Busby [mandolin], Bill Emerson [banjo], Roy Self [bass], Scotty Stoneman [fiddle]. Producer: Ben Adelman) [leased to Starday, received April 20, 1959]
004 2959 I’LL CRY AGAIN TOMORROW unissued/Gusto SD-0123-2
005 2960 LOVE IS A STRANGER 45-445/Gusto SD-0123-2
ca. September 1959 unknown - Bill Harrell
006 3045 HEART NEVER KNOWS 45-480
007 3046 EATING OUT OF YOUR HAND 45-480/va SLP-115
ca. March 1960 unknown - Bill Harrell
008 3249 ONE TRACK MIND 45-500
009 3250 I‘LL NEVER SEE YOU ANYMORE 45-500
ca. May 1963 unknown - Bill Harrell
010 LEGEND OF JESSE JAMES United Artists UAS-6293
011 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL United Artists UAS-6293
012 BANJO BILL United Artists UAS-6293
013 JIMMY BROWN, THE NEWSBOY United Artists UAS-6293
014 POLLY, PRETTY POLLY United Artists UAS-6293
015 EATIN' OUT OF YOUR HAND United Artists UAS-6293
016 COPPER KETTLE United Artists UAS-6293
017 BLACK JACK DAVEY United Artists UAS-6293
018 SIGNAL OF THE BANJO United Artists UAS-6293
019 I DIPPED IN THE SUGAR BOWL United Artists UAS-6293
020 WILL YOU BE LOVIN' ANOTHER MAN United Artists UAS-6293
021 DON'T SAY GOODBYE United Artists UAS-6293
022 FLOWER BLOOMING IN THE WILDWOOD United Artists UAS-6293
023 GOOD WOMAN'S LOVE United Artists UAS-6293
Early 1967 unknown – Don Reno and Bill Harrell and The Tennessee Cut-Ups (Don Reno [vcl/banjo], William “Bill Harrell [vcl/gt], Ronnie Reno [mandolin] + unknown musicians)
024 SoN-43681 SUNSET HILL Rebel F-268
025 SoN-43682 FLAT TOPS A-PICKIN’ F-268
April-May 1978 Track Recorders Inc., 8226 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD - Bill Harrell and Virginians (Producer: Bill Harrell and The Virginians)

026 PICTURE ON THE WALL Adelphi AD-2013 Webco WLPS-0121 6004
027 FLYING HIGH Adelphi AD-2013 Webco WLPS-0121 6004
028 MARY DEAR Adelphi AD-2013 Webco WLPS-0121 6004
029 LETTER EDGED IN BLACK Adelphi AD-2013 Webco WLPS-0121 6004
030 LITTLE HOME IN TENNESSEE Adelphi AD-2013 Webco WLPS-0121 6004
031 PASS ME NOT, OH GENTLE SAVIOR Adelphi AD-2013 Webco WLPS-0121 6004
032 I DIPPED IN THE SUGAR BOWL Adelphi AD-2013 Webco WLPS-0121 6004
033 REBEL SOLDIER Adelphi AD-2013 Webco WLPS-0121 6004
034 TRAGIC HIGHWAY Adelphi AD-2013 Webco WLPS-0121 6004
035 I NEVER WILL MARY Adelphi AD-2013 Webco WLPS-0121 6004
036 A HEART NEVER KNOWS Adelphi AD-2013 Webco WLPS-0121 6004
037 CAMPING IN CANNAN'S LAND Adelphi AD-2013 Webco WLPS-0121 6004
8 August/18 October/24 November 1978 Track Recorders Inc., 8226 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD - Bill Harrell and Virginians (Bill Harrell [vcl/gt], Larry Stephenson [vcl/mandolin], Mike Auldridge [dobro], Darrell Sanders [vcl/banjo/fiddle], Ed Ferris [bass])
038 GREEN ROLLING HILLS Rebel SLP-1592
039 LET ME MAKE YOU SMILE AGAIN Rebel SLP-1592
040 AMY Rebel SLP-1592
041 MARTINSBURG MARCH Rebel SLP-1592
042 TIME CLOCK OF LIFE Rebel SLP-1592
043 I CAN HEAR VIRGINIA CALLING ME Rebel SLP-1592
044 LONESOME WITH HEARTACHE Rebel SLP-1592
045 SOMETHING IN THE WIND Rebel SLP-1592
046 VISIT TO MOTHER'S GRAVE Rebel SLP-1592
047 I CAN GET THE BLUES WHEN IT RAINS Rebel SLP-1592
048 WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN Rebel SLP-1592
049 I WANT TO GO BACK TO THE MOUNTAINS Rebel SLP-1592
ca Fall 1979 Threshold Recording, Roanoke, VA - Bill Harrell and Virginians (Bill Harrell [vcl/gt], Larry Stephenson [vcl/mandolin], Darrell Sanders [vcl/banjo], Ed Ferris [bass],  Carl Nelson [fiddle])
050 HOLD FAST TO THE RIGHT Leather LBG-7707
051 SOFTLY AND TENDERLY Leather LBG-7707
052 LOVE LIFTED ME Leather LBG-7707
053 SOON THE SNOWFLAKES WILL BE FALLING Leather LBG-7707
054 I'D RATHER BE HIGH THAN DOWN BELOW Leather LBG-7707
055 ON THE JERICHO ROAD Leather LBG-7707
056 HE KEEPS ME SINGING AS I GO Leather LBG-7707
057 IN THE GARDEN Leather LBG-7707
058 SWEET MISS SARAH JANE Leather LBG-7707
059 HOW GREAT THOU ART Leather LBG-7707
060 HYMNS MY MOTHER SANG Leather LBG-7707
061 JUST A LITTLE TALK WITH JESUS Leather LBG-7707
ca Fall 1980 poss. Threshold Recording, Roanoke, VA - Bill Harrell and Virginians
062 THE L and N DON'T STOP HERE ANYMORE Leather LBG-8101
063 MISTY MOUNTAIN Leather LBG-8101
064 LOVE MUST BE FREE Leather LBG-8101
065 LITTLE WHITEWASHED CHIMNEY Leather LBG-8101
066 CONVICTED BY MY CONSCIENCE Leather LBG-8101
067 KENTUCKY TWO LITTLE GIRL IN BLUE Leather LBG-8101
068 LITTLE CABIN HOME ON THE HILL Leather LBG-8101
069 I DON'T BELIEVE YOU'VE MET MY BABY Leather LBG-8101
070 DREAM TRAIN ENGINEER Leather LBG-8101
071 GONE LONESOME Leather LBG-8101
072 ALL ABOUT ME Leather LBG-8101
ca Fall 1981 poss. Threshold Recording, Roanoke, VA - Bill Harrell and Virginians (Bill Harrell [vcl/gt], Larry Stephenson [mandolin], Darrell Sanders [banjo], Ed Ferris [bass], Carl Nelson [fiddle])
073 HUSHED AND STILL Leather LBG-8106
074 I WANT TO LIVE Leather LBG-8106
075 BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN Leather LBG-8106
076 VIRGINIA SPECIAL (INSTRUMENTAL) Leather LBG-8106
077 NEARER MY GOD TO THEE Leather LBG-8106
078 GOODBYE MARIE Leather LBG-8106
079 NO LETTER FROM HOME Leather LBG-8106
080 PUT IT OFF UNTIL TOMORROW Leather LBG-8106
081 LOVE ME LIKE YOU USED TO DO Leather LBG-8106
082 WHISTLE BRITCHES (INSTRUMENTAL) Leather LBG-8106
083 I LOVE YOU THE BEST OF ALL Leather LBG-8106
084 BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN BOY Leather LBG-8106
085 RECORD COMMERCIAL Leather LBG-8106
ca 1982 unknown – Darrell Sanders accompanied by Bill Harrell and The Virginians (Darrell Sanders [vcl/gt/banjo], Bill Harrell [rh gt], Larry Stephenson [mandolin], Mike Auldridge [dobro/steel], Ed Ferris [bass], Robert Galkin [drums], Carl Nelson [fiddle])
086 RUSH HOUR Webco WLPS-0108
087 SNOW DEAR Webco WLPS-0108
088 LOVE ME TENDER Webco WLPS-0108
089 WHOA MULE WHOA Webco WLPS-0108
090 ON THE ROAD AGAIN Webco WLPS-0108
091 AMTRAK EXPRESS Webco WLPS-0108
092 WEST VIRGINIA STYLE Webco WLPS-0108
093 THE UNCLOUDED DAY Webco WLPS-0108
094 RED HAIRED BOY Webco WLPS-0108
095 WHEN YOU'RE SMILING Webco WLPS-0108
096 DOUBLE BANJO BLUES Webco WLPS-0108
097 WILD AND WONDERFUL Webco WLPS-0108
1983 Omega Studio, Kensington, MD - Bill Harrell and Virginians (Bill Harrell [vcl/gt], Larry Stephenson [mandolin], Darrell Sanders [banjo], Mike Auldridge [dobro], Ed Ferris [bass], Carl Nelson [fiddle])
098 WALKING IN THE EARLY MORNING DEW Rebel REB-1620
099 COLD NOVEMBER RAIN Rebel REB-1620
100 I'M WORKING ON A ROAD TO GLORYLAND Rebel REB-1620
101 AS LONG AS I LIVE Rebel REB-1620
102 LAST LETTER Rebel REB-1620
103 OKLAHOMA HILLS Rebel REB-1620
104 RENO BOUND Rebel REB-1620
105 SWEETHEART YOU DONE ME WRONG Rebel REB-1620
106 HE'S COMING BACK TO EARTH AGAIN Rebel REB-1620
107 YOU PASS ME BY Rebel REB-1620
108 ALL MY ROADS LEAD BACK TO YOU Rebel REB-1620
109 ANGELS WILL BE TAKING CARE OF YOU Rebel REB-1620
ca. fall 1984 Bias Recording, 5400 Carolina Place, Springfield, VA - Bill Harrell and Virginians (Bill Harrell [vcl/gt], Darrell Sanders [ld gt/banjo/dobro], Eddie King [mandolin], Ed Ferris [bass], Carl Nelson [fiddle])
110 DO YOU REMEMBER Rebel REB-1640
111 ALABAMA BOUND Rebel REB-1640
112 THEY'LL NEVER TAKE HER LOVE FROM ME Rebel REB-1640
113 STORY OF VIRGIL CARTER Rebel REB-1640
114 ARE THERE TEARS BEHIND YOUR SMILE Rebel REB-1640
115 FOR THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO Rebel REB-1640
116 ON WHISKEY MOUNTAIN Rebel REB-1640
117 SPRING TIME Rebel REB-1640
118 COME BACK LITTLE PAL Rebel REB-1640
119 RING OF FIRE Rebel REB-1640
120 LET THE SAVIOR IN Rebel REB-1640
121 REFLECTIONS OF VIRGINIA Rebel REB-1640
ca. Spring 1986 Bias Recording, 5400 Carolina Place, Springfield, VA - Bill Harrell and Virginians (Bill Harrell [vcl/gt], Darrell Sanders [ld gt/banjo/dobro], Paul Adkins [mandolin], Ed Ferris [bass], Carl Nelson [fiddle])
122 BLUE VIRGINIA BLUES Rebel REB-1650
123 SONNY BOY Rebel REB-1650 Rebel REB-1650
124 FIRE ON THE NORTH RIDGE Rebel REB-1650
125 MARY OF THE WILD MOOR Rebel REB-1650
126 GOD MUST BE A COWBOY AT HEART Rebel REB-1650
127 GOD PUT A RAINBOW IN THE CLOUDS Rebel REB-1650
128 LETTER TO HOME Rebel REB-1650
129 KENTUCKY IS JUST A SMILE AWAY
130 RARE FOOT NELLIE Rebel REB-1650
131 I HAVEN'T SEEN MAMA IN YEARS
132 WRECK OF THE OLD 97 Rebel REB-1650
133 MUDDY LITTLE SHOES Rebel REB-1650
1987 Threshold Recordings, Roanoke, VA - Bill Harrell and The Virginians (Bill Harrell [vcl/gt], Darrell Sanders [vcl/ld gt/banjo/dobro], Paul Adkins [vcl/mandolin/rh gt], Ed Ferris [bass], Ward Stour [vcl/fiddle], Carl Nelson/ Travis Whetzel [fiddle]. Producer: Bill Harrell)
134 HELLO LONESOME, GOOD MORNING BLUE Rebel REB-1655
135 ARKANSAS, YOU SET MY HEART AGLOW Rebel REB-1655
136 BLEEDING HEART Rebel REB-1655
137 YOU'RE A FLOWER BLOOMING IN THE WILDWOOD Rebel REB-1655
138 THE OLD CROSSROADS Rebel REB-1655
139 I SAW THE MASTER THIS MORNING Rebel REB-1655
140 THAT'S WHY I'M HAPPY TO BE HOME Rebel REB-1655
141 HAVE YOU EVER BEEN LONELY Rebel REB-1655
142 FREIGHT TRAIN BOOGIE Rebel REB-1655
143 YOU'LL HAVE TO BE THE ONE TO SAY GOODBYE Rebel REB-1655
144 SOMEONE CALLING ME Rebel REB-1655
145 GOD'S COLORING BOOK Rebel REB-1655
ca. spring 1990 unknown - Bill Harrell and Virginians (Bill Harrell [vcl/gt], Mitch Harrell [vcl/gt], Bob Lundy [vcl/mandolin/banjo], David Giegrich [dobro], Carl Nelson [fiddle])
146 AFTER THE SUNRISE Rebel REB-1685
147 OLD RUGGED CROSS Rebel REB-1685
148 HE TOOK YOUR PLACE Rebel REB-1685
149 LITTLE OLD FASHIONED Rebel REB-1685
150 I'LL HAVE A NEW LIFE Rebel REB-1685
151 I SAW THE MASTER THIS MORNING Rebel REB-1685
152 I'LL BE NO STRANGER THERE Rebel REB-1685
153 STAIRWAY OF GOLD Rebel REB-1685
154 ANGELS WILL BE TAKING CARE OF Rebel REB-1685
155 IN THE GARDEN Rebel REB-1685
156 UNCLOUDED DAY Rebel REB-1685
157 DRUNKARD'S CHILD Rebel REB-1685
ca. spring 1995 Top Of The Hill Studios, Nashville, TN - Bill Harrell and Friends (Bill Harrell [vcl/gt], Don Wayne Reno [vcl/gt/banjo], Ronnie Reno [vcl/gt], Dale Reno [vcl/mandolin], Del McCoury [vcl], Jim McReynolds [vcl], Mac Wiseman [vcl-1], Mitch Harrell [vcl], Josh Graves [dobro], Buddy Spicher [mandolin/ fiddle], Jim Buchanan [fiddle]. Produced: Bill Harrell)
158 ARE YOU COMING BACK TO ME -1 Rebel REB-1725
159 I COULD CRY Rebel REB-1725
160 ARE YOU WAITING JUST FOR ME Rebel REB-1725
161 SWEETHEART YOU DONE ME WRONG Rebel REB-1725
162 DON'T SAY GOODBYE IF YOU LOVE ME Rebel REB-1725
163 FIREBALL Rebel REB-1725
164 STEAL AWAY SOMEWHERE AND DIE Rebel REB-1725
165 I WANT TO BE LOVED Rebel REB-1725
166 WE'LL MEET AGAIN SWEETHEART Rebel REB-1725
167 FLOWER BLOOMING IN THE WILDWOOD Rebel REB-1725
168 WILLIE ROY THE CRIPPLED BOY Rebel REB-1725
169 LOVE PLEASE COME HOME Rebel REB-1725
ca. fall 1997 Doobie Shea Studios, Boones Mill, VA- Bill Harrell and Virginians (Bill Harrell [gt/vcl], Mitch Harrell [vcl], Bobby Lundy [banjo/vcl], Hershel Sizemore [mandolin], Mike O'Ferrall [bass/fiddle],Carl Nelson [fiddle/vcl].Produced: Bill Harrell)
170 THE CAT CAME BACK Rebel REB-CD-1742
171 HOBO BILL'S LAST RIDE Rebel REB-CD-1742
172 LOOK AT ME AND TELL ME Rebel REB-CD-1742
173 TROUBLE IN MIND Rebel REB-CD-1742
174 LITTLE MAGIC Rebel REB-CD-1742
175 SOLDIER'S LAST LETTER Rebel REB-CD-1742
176 TENNESSEE BORDER Rebel REB-CD-1742
177 BAGGAGE COACH AHEAD Rebel REB-CD-1742
178 THIS DANGED OLD TOWN Rebel REB-CD-1742
179 IT MAKES NO DIFFERENCE NOW Rebel REB-CD-1742
180 THE BLIZZARD Rebel REB-CD-1742
181 AREN'T YOU GLAD TO BE SAVED Rebel REB-CD-1742



ALBUMS
United Artists UAL-3293/UAS-6293 Wonderful World Of Bluegrass Music: Legend Of Jesse James; Orange Blossom Special; Banjo Bill; Jimmy Brown, The Newsboy; Polly, Pretty Polly; Eatin' Out Of Your Hand; Copper Kettle; Black Jack Davey; Signal Of The Banjo; I Dipped In The Sugar Bowl; Will You Be Lovin' Another Man; Don't Say Goodbye; Flower Blooming In The Wildwood; Good Woman's Love - 08-63
Adelphi AD-2013 Ballads And Bluegrass: Picture On The Wall; Flying High; Mary Dear; Letter Edged In Black; Little Home In Tennessee;Pass Me Not, Oh Gentle Savior; I Dipped In The Sugar Bowl; Rebel Soldier; Tragic Highway; I Never Will Mary; A Heart Never Knows; Camping In Cannan's Land - 78 (reissued in 1986 on Webco WLPS-0121 Ballads and on Webco 6004)
Rebel SLP-1592 I Can Hear Virginia Calling Me: Green Rolling Hills; Let Me Make You Smile Again; Amy; Martinsburg March; Time Clock Of Life; I Can Hear Virginia Calling Me; Lonesome With Heartaches; Something In The Wind; A Visit To Mother's Grave; I Can Get The Blues When It Rains; When The Saints Go Marching In; I Want To Go Back To The Mountains – 04-05-80
Leather LBG-7707 [LBG 77677] Bluegrass Gospel, Pure And Simple: Hold Fast To The Right; Softly And Tenderly; Love Lifted Me; Soon The Snowflakes Will Be Falling; I'd Rather Be High Than Down Below; On The Jericho Road; He Keeps Me Singing As I Go; In The Garden; Sweet Miss Sarah Jane; How Great Thou Art; Hymns My Mother Sang; Just A Little Talk With Jesus - 06-80
Leather LBG-8101 The L and N Don't Stop Here Anymore: The L and N Don't Stop Here Anymore; Misty Mountain; Love Must Be Free; Little Whitewashed Chimney; Convicted By My Conscience; Kentucky Two Little Girl In Blue; Little Cabin Home On The Hill; I Don't Believe You've Met My Baby; Dream Train Engineer; Gone Lonesome; All About Me - 03-81
Leather LBG-8106 Blue Ridge Mountain Boys: Hushed And Still; I Want To Live; Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain; Virginia Special (Instrumental); Nearer My God To Thee; Goodbye Marie; No Letter From Home; Put It Off Until Tomorrow; Love Me Like You Used To Do; Whistle Britches (Instrumental); I Love You The Best Of All; Blue Ridge Mountain Boy; Record Commercial - 82
Webco WLPS-0108 West Virginia Style: Rush Hour; Snow Dear; Love Me Tender; Whoa Mule Whoa; On The Road Again; Amtrak Express; West Virginia Style; The Unclouded Day; Red Haired Boy; When You're Smiling; Double Banjo Blues; Wild And Wonderful – 28-03-83 Darrell Sanders
Rebel REB-1620 Walking In The Early Morning Dew: Walking In The Early Morning Dew; Cold November Rain; I'm Working On A Road; As Long As I Live; The Last Letter; Oklahoma Hills; Reno Bound; Sweetheart, You Done Me Wrong; He's Coming Back To Earth Again; All My Roads Lead Back To You; The Angels Will Be Taking Care Of You – 26-08-83
Rebel REB-1640 Do You Remember?: Do You Remember?; Alabama Bound; They'll Never Take Her Love From Me; The Story Of Virgil Carter; Are There Tears Behind Your Smile?; For The Bible Tells Me So; On Whiskey Mountain; Spring Time; Come Back Little Pal; Ring Of Fire; Let The Savior In; Reflections Of Virginia – 31-07-85
Rebel REB-1650 Blue Virginia Blue: Blue Virginia Blues; Sonny Boy; Fire On The North Ridge; Mary Of The Wild Moor; God Must Be A Cowboy At Heart; God Put A Rainbow In The Clouds; Letter To Home; Kentucky Is Just A Smile Away; Rare Foot Nellie; I Haven't Seen Mama In Years; Wreck Of The Old 97; Muddy Little Shoes – 06-08-86
Rebel REB-1655 A Song For Everyone: Hello Lonesome, Good Morning Blue; Arlkansas, You Set My Heart Aglow; Bleeding Heart; You're A Flower Blooming In The Wildwood; The Old Crossroads; I Saw The Master This Morning; That's Why I'm Happy To Be Home; Have You Ever Been Lonely; Freight Train Boogie; You'll Have To Be The One To Say Goodbye; Someone Is Calling Me; God's Coloring Book - 87
Rebel REB-CD-1685 After The Sunrise: After The Sunrise; The Old Rugged Cross; He Took Your Place; A Little Old Fashioned; I'll Have A New Life; I Saw The Master This Morning; I'll Be No Stranger There; Stairway Of Gold; The Angels Will Be Taking Care Of You; In The Garden; The Unclouded Day; The Drunkard's Child – 08-08-90
Rebel REB-CD-1113 Classic Bluegrass: Walking In The Early Morning Dew; On Whiskey Mountain; Fire On The North Bridge Tonight; Cold November Rain; I Want To Go Back To The Mountains; Do You Remember; Come Back Little Pal; Mary Of The Wild Moor; Story Of Virgil Carter; Blue Virginia Blues; Freight Train Boogie; Lonesome With Heartaches; Sonny Boy; I Can Hear Virginia Calling Me; Wreck Of The Old '97; Kentucky Is Just A Smile Away; Angels Will Be Taking Care Of You; Reno Bound - 08-91 (sampler)
Rebel REB-CD-1725 Bill Harrell... And Friends: Are You Coming Back To Me; I Could Cry; Are You Waiting Just For Me; Sweetheart, You Done Me Wrong; Don't Say Goodbye If You Love Me; Fireball; Steal Away Somewhere And Die; I Want To Be Loved; We'll Meet Again Sweetheart; Flower Blooming In The Wildwood; Willie Roy, The Crippled Boy; Love Please Come Home – 21-06-95
Rebel REB-CD-1742 The Cat Came Back: The Cat Came Back; Hobo Bill's Last Ride; Look At Me And Tell Me; Trouble In Mind; Little Magic; Soldier's Last Letter; Tennessee Border; Baggage Coach Ahead; This Danged Old Town; It Makes No Difference Now; The Blizzard; Aren't You Glad To Be Saved – 12-02-98
Gusto GT 0637-2 Bluegrass Sacred Gospel Songs: My Mother's Child; Don't Judge; Old Log Cabin; I'm Just a Little Old Fashioned; Salvation is All I Need; Walking In His Likeness; Give the World a Sunny Smile; Mother and Daddy Are Gone; Heaven's Treasures; Stepping Stones To Glory; Let Me Look At Myself;God's Bible is Our Guide - 18-03-08 w. Don Reno (sampler)


SINGLES
Carol (1957)
102 Reno Bound / Rocky Mountain Ramble - 57 w. Smiley Hobbs
Starday (1960)
45-445 Tragic Highway / Love Is A Stranger - 07-59 w. The Virginians
45-480 Heart Never Knows / Eating Out Of Your Hand – 02-60
45-500 One Track Mind / I'll Never See You Anymore - 06-60
 

Gene McKown



*16-07-1932 Kansas City, MO, +18-05-2011
By Jim Loessberg, Terry Gordon (RCS site), Xavier Maire, Thieu Van De Vorst

SESSIONS


*16-07-1932 Kansas City, MO, +18-05-2011
By Jim Loessberg, Terry Gordon (RCS site), Xavier Maire, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS
1956 unknown – Gene McKown
001 572 I‘M STILL WONDERIN‘ WHY Fable 571/2/HBR 081
002 572 MY HEART BELONGS TO YOU Fable 571/2/HBR 081
HILLBILLY RESEARCHER HBR 081 FABLE LABEL (UK, 2006)
Ca February 1958 unknown – Gene McKown with The Tune Twisters
003 ROCK-A-BILLY RHYTHM Aggie A 1001/CD 1156501 WLP 8973 BB-CD-55167
004 MY DREAM GIRL Aggie A-1001
BUFFALO BOP BB-CD 55167 ROCK TICK TOCK (GER, 2004); CHIEF 1156501 ULTRA ROCKABILLY’S VOL.1 (NED, 1993); COLLECTOR WLP 8973 ROCK AND ROLL WITH PIANO VOL.1 (NED, 1992)
Ca 1958 unknown – Gene McKown featuring Sammy Dee on guitar and with The Tune Twisters
005 LITTLE MARY Aggie A-1003/BB-CD-55167 R+C 1006
006 YOU AND I Aggie A-1003
ROCK/COUNTRY 1006 ROCKABILLY VOL.1 (SWE, 1981)
Unknown info – Gene McKown
007 KNEE DEEP IN THE BLUES  ?/WLP 2803
COLLECTOR WLP 2803 BOPPIN’  HILLBILLY VOL.3 (NED, 1988)
Spring 1964 unknown – Gene McKown
008 SoN 6501 GHOST MEMORIES Brass 209 238/LP 106
009 SoN 6502 INCIDENTALLY Brass 209 238
REDITA  106 KANSAS CITY ROCKERS (NED, 1973)
Ca early 1965 unknown – Gene McKown
010 ZTSP 95628 PEACE CORPS Sims 228
011 ZTSP 95629 KEEPER OF HEARTACHES Sims 228
1977 unknown – Gene McKown (Jim Martin, Budd Bruce)
012 THE KANSAS CITY ROYALS ARE ON THE GO  Column One 1007
1970s Nashville, TN – Gene McKown (Producer: Dick Flood)
013 T 9 U.F.O. Totem T 9/10
014 T 10 HAPPY AS A LARK  Totem T 9/10
1970s Nashville, TN – Gene McKown (+ The Jordanaires. Producer: M. P. Johnson, E.R. Russell)
015 MS 164/XPRS 77286 PLEASE MR. EDITOR Castle CR 2076
016 TAKE IT ON THE CHIN 2076

SINGLES
Fable (1956)
571/572 I’m Still Wandering Why / My Heart Belongs To You - 56
Aggie (1958)
A-1001 Rock-A-Billy Rhythm / My Dream Girl – 04-58 (rev. Apr. 7)
A-1003 Little Mary / You And I – 58?
Brass (1964)
209 Ghost Memories / Incidentally – 06-64 (reissued in 1964 on Brass 238)
Sims (1965)
228 Peace Corps / Keeper Of Heartaches – 02-65
Column One (1977)
SC 1007 The Kansas City Royals Are On The Go / ? – 77
Totem (1970s)
T 9/10 U.F.O. / Happy As A Lark
Castle (1970s)
CR 2076 Please Mr. Editor / Take It On The Chin



 

Holy Notes



By Hans Sandberg

SESSIONS
Early November 1955 1525 McGavock Street, Nashville, TN – The Holy Notes (The Holy Notes [vcls] + unknown musicians)
001 F2-WW-6523 HOLY NOTES 47-6373
002 F2-WW-6524 IT’S WELL WITH MY SOUL 47-6475
003 F2-WW-6525 WRITTEN ON THE HEAVENLY LIST 47-6373
004 F2-WW-6526 GONNA TRADE MY CROSS FOR A CROWN 47-6475

SINGLES
RCA Victor (1955)
47-6373 Holy Notes / Written On The Heavenly List – 12-55 (rev. Jan. 7)
47-6475 Gonna Trade My Cross For A Crown / It’s Well With My Soul – 03-56 (rev. March 31)