Saturday, March 28, 2015

Kenny Owens



By Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst, with help of  Hillbillycountryblogspot.com
SESSIONS


Ca early 1958 unknown - Kenny Owen
001 P-119 HIGH SCHOOL SWEATER Poplar 45-106
002 P-120 I GOT THE BUG Poplar 45-106/Chief 1156512 PRLP 001 LP 8012 LP 2011 BB-CD-55187
CHIEF 1156512 ULTRA RARE ROCKABILLY’S VOL.12 (NED, 1995); CLUB PRLP-001 PURE ROCKABILLY VOL.1  (UK, 1994); OUT OF TIME 8012 ROCKIN’ THE BOP VOL.2 (BEL, 1980); ESOLDUN 2011 HOT BOPPIN’ CATS (FRA, 1987); BUFFALO BOP BB-CD 55187 CHICK CHICK (GER, 2007);
Ca 1958 unknown - Kenny Owens
003 441 COME BACK BABY Ruth 441/2/WLP 8818 CLCD 4483 BB-CD-55169
004 442 FROG MAN HOP Ruth 441/2/CLCD 4423 WLP 8818 BB-CD-55149
COLLECTOR CLCD 4483 ROCK ROCK ROCKING TONIGHT  (NED, 2004); BUFFALO BOP BB-CD 55169 STRUTTIN’ (GER, 2004); COLLECTOR WLP 8818 ROCK FROM ARKANSAS  (NED, 1980); COLLECTOR CLCD 4423 WILD ROCKIN’ (NED, 1994); BUFFALO BOP BB-CD 55149 RIMBLE ROCK (GER, 2011)
1964 poss.Variety Recording Studio, 213 East Monroe St., Jonesboro, AR - Kenny Owens
005 13317/RK 300 WRONG LINE Reka 401/BB-CD-55169 BB 2025
006 13318/RK 301 COME BACK BABY Reka 401
BUFFALO BOP 2025 THE BOP THAT NEVER STOPPED VOL.21 (GER, 1979)
ca. 1965 unknown – Kenny Owens (Kenny Owens [vcl], Lemand James [ld gt],, Ken Burge [hmny vcl-1] + unknown musicians)
007 CRAZY FOR YOUR LOVE  Cotton Town Jubilee LP 99 LP 103
008 I'M CHEATIN' AGAIN -1 Cotton Town Jubilee LP 99
COTTON TOWN JUBILEE LP 99 STARS OF THE GENE WILLIAMS COUNTRY JUNCTION SHOW; COWBOY CARL LP 103 MEMPHIS COUNTRY (1980)
ca 1965 unknown – Kenny Owens
009 CHRISTMAS POEM Cotton Town Jubilee No.#
1966 Variety Recording Studio, 213 East Monroe St., Jonesboro, AR - Kenny Owens
010 T4KM-5101 TRAVELING ON HER MIND Alley 1028
011 T4KM-5402 OH, HOW I MISS YOU Alley 1028
Late 1960s Nashville, TN – Kenny Owens
012 JOHN BUILT A CITY
Ca 1969 Variety Recording Studio, 213 East Monroe St., Jonesboro, AR - Kenny Owens  (Kenny Owens [vcl/gt], poss. Eddie Slusser [ld gt], Dub Phelps [bass], Ronnie Harris [drums]. Prodeucer: Wayne Raney)
013 none BALLAD OF THE TEENAGE QUEEN  Ork OS 35
014 none HEY PORTER Ork OS 35/BB-CD-55194
015 PRP 9241 HONKY TONK MAN  Ork OS 35
016 PRP 9241 MAMA LAYED THE LAW DOWN Ork OS 35
017 PRP 13081 LONG LOST JOHN Ork OS 35/CDCD 813 WLP 8859
018 PRP 13082 THAT BIG OLE' MOON Ork OS 35
BUFFALO BOP BB-CD 55194 ROCK CHOO CHOO ROLL (GER, 2009); LUCKY CDCD 813 ROCKABILLY GOLD VOL.13 (UK, 1996); COLLECTOR WLP 8859 MR.ROCK AND ROLL (NED, 1983)
Ca 1969 [demo session] Variety Recording Studio, 213 East Monroe St., Jonesboro, AR -  The Travelers
000 YOU‘VE GOT NO REASON Shork no #
000 FIRST DATE Shork no #
early 1970 Rimrock Recording Studio, Concord, AR – Kenny Owens and The Travelers (Kenny Owens [vcl-1/gt],  Eddie Slusser [ld gt], Dub Phelps [bass], Ronnie Harris [vcl-3/drums], Larry Donn [vcl-2/piano/organ])
019 A BOY NAMED SUE -1  Ork LP 1003
020 BIG BOSS MAN -1 Ork LP 1003
021 TOGETHER AGAIN -1 Ork LP 1003
022 OAKIE FROM MUSKOGEE  -1 Ork LP 1003
023 HOT ROD RACE -1 Ork LP 1003
000 BLACK IS BLACK -2  Ork LP 1003
000 GREAT BALLS OF FIRE -2  Ork LP 1003
000 GREEN-GREEN GRASS-2   Ork LP 1003
000 MIDNIGHT HOUR -2  Ork LP 1003
000 SETTIN' IN THE BATHROOM -2 Ork LP 1003
000 NA-NA NA-NA GOOD-BYE -3   Ork LP 1003



ALBUMS

Ork LP 1003 Kenny Owens and the Travelers with Mid-American Music: A Boy Named Sue; Big Boss Man; Together Again; Oakie from Muskogee; Hot Rod Race; Black is Black; Great Balls of Fire; Green-Green Grass; Midnight Hour; Settin' in the Bathroom; Na-Na Na-Na Good-Bye - 70


SINGLES
Poplar (1958)
45-106 High School Sweater / I Got the Bug – 02-58 (rev. Feb. 24)
Ruth (ca 1958)
441/442 Come Back Baby / Frog Man Hop – ca 58
Reka  (1964)
401 Wrong Line / Come Back Baby - 64
Cotton Town Jubilee
No.# [Kenny Owens:] Christmas Poem / [Gene Williams:] My Son in Service – 6-
Alley (1966)
1028 Traveling on Her Mind / Oh, How I Miss You - 66
Ork
OS 35(a) Ballad of the Teenage Queen / Hey Porter – ca 69
OS-35(b) Honky Tonk Man / Mama Layed the Law Down - 69
OS-35(c) Long Lost John / That Big Ole' Moon - 69

Randy Meisner



Randy Herman Meisner, *08-03-1946 Scottsbluff, NE
By Praguefrank

SESSIONS  also member of Poco, Eagles, Soul Survivors, Drivin‘ Dynamics, The Poor and others
1978 poss. Hollywood, CA – Randy Meisner (Randy Meisner [vcl], Steve Edwards [gt/slide gt/ dobro], Jerry Swallow [gt], Kerry Morris [bass], Kelly Shanahan [drums], Victor Feldman [percussion], John Hobbs [piano/organ],  Geoffrey Leib [piano], Ernie Watts [sax],  J.D. Souther, David Cassidy [bck vcl])
001 BAD MAN Asylum 6E 140
002 DAUGHTER OF THE SKY Asylum 6E 140
003 IT HURTS TO BE IN LOVE Asylum 6E 140
004 SAVE THE LAST DANCE FOR ME Asylum 6E 140
005 PLEASE BE WITH ME Asylum 6E 140
006 TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT Asylum 6E 140
007 LONESOME COWGIRL Asylum 6E 140
008 TOO MANY LOVERS Asylum 6E 140
009 IF YOU WANNA BE HAPPY Asylum 6E 140
010 I REALLY WANT YOU HERE TONIGHT Asylum 6E 140
011 EVERY OTHER DAY Asylum 6E 140
012 HEARTSONG Asylum 6E 140  
26 May 1980/20 August 1980 Record One, Sherman Oaks, CA – Randy Meisner (Randy Meisner [vcl/gt], Craig Hull [steel], Bryan Garofalo [bass],Craig Krampf [drums], Don Francisco [percussion/bck vcl], Sterling Smith [keyboards] + Wendy Waldman [gt-1], Michael Jacobson [sax-3], Bill Cuomo [synthesizer-4],  Kim Carnes [bck vcl-2], Don Henley, Glenn Frey [bck vcl-5].  Producer:Val Garay)
013 HEARTS ON FIRE Epic 19-50964/NJE 36748
014 GOTTA GET AWAY Epic 19-02059/NJE 36748
015 COME ON BACK TO ME -1 Epic NJE 36748
016 DEEP INSIDE MY HEART -2 Epic 9-50939 /NJE 36748
017 I NEED YOU BAD -3-4 Epic 9-50939 /NJE 36748
018 ONE MORE SONG -4-5 Epic NJE 36748
019 TROUBLE AHEAD Epic 19-02059/NJE 36748
020 WHITE SHOES Epic NJE 36748
021 ANYWAY, BYE, BYE Epic 19-50964/NJE 36748
28 February 1981 [live] Rainbow Music Hall, Denver, CO – Randy Meisner
02101 BADMAN Store for Music SFMCD 064  
02102 GOTTA GET AWAY Store for Music SFMCD 064
02103 TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT Store for Music SFMCD 064  
02104 TRY AND LOVE AGAIN Store for Music SFMCD 064
02105 COME ON BACK TO ME Store for Music SFMCD 064
02106 TOO MANY HANDS Store for Music SFMCD 064
02107 TOO MANY HANDS (SECOND TAKE) Store for Music SFMCD 064
02108 I NEED YOU BAD Store for Music SFMCD 064
02109 TROUBLE AHEADTROUBLE AHEAD Store for Music SFMCD 064
02110 LONESOME COWGIRL Store for Music SFMCD 064  
02111 HEARTS ON FIRE Store for Music SFMCD 064
02112 DEEP INSIDE MY HEART Store for Music SFMCD 064
1982 Cherokee Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA/ Kendun Studios, Burbank, CA – Randy Meisner (Producer: Mike Flicker)
022 NEVER BEEN IN LOVE Epic 14-03032/FE 38121
023 DARKNESS OF THE HEART Epic FE 38121
024 JEALOUSY Epic FE 38121
025 TONIGHT Epic FE 38121
026 PLAYIN’ IN THE DEEP END Epic FE 38121
027 STRANGERS Epic 34-03352/FE 38121
028 STILL RUNNIN’ Epic 34-03352/FE 38121
029 NOTHING IS SAID (’TIL THE ARTIST IS DEAD) Epic 14-03032/FE 38121
030 DOIN’ IT FOR DELILAH Epic FE 38121  
2 December 1982 [live] Nick’s Uptown theatre, Dallas, TX – Randy Meisner (Randy Meisner [vcl/gt], Buford Jones [ac gt], Tom Erak [bass/bck vcl], Stan Kipper [drums], Dixon House [keyboards/bck vcl])
03001 LONESOME COWGIRL Rev-Ola CD REV 20
03002 JEALOUSY Rev-Ola CD REV 20
03003 STRANGERS Rev-Ola CD REV 20
03004 GOTTA GET AWAY Rev-Ola CD REV 20
03005 TRY AND LOVE AGAIN Rev-Ola CD REV 20
03006 TONIGHT Rev-Ola CD REV 20
03007 I NEED YOU BAD Rev-Ola CD REV 20
03008 HEARTS ON FIRE Rev-Ola CD REV 20
03009 DARKNESS OF THE HEART Rev-Ola CD REV 20
03010 TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT Rev-Ola CD REV 20 [alt. Mix:] Rev-Ola CD REV 20 
2002 Blueroom Studio, Van Nuys, CA/ Huston's Studio, North Hollywood, CA - Randy Meisner, Billy Swan and Charlie Rich, Jr. (Randy Meisner[vcl/bass], Vern Monnett [gt/steel], John Molo/Mitchell Delevie [drums], Davod Morgan [piano])
031 PRETTY BABY Rev-Ola 12
032 YOU LOOK LIKE SOMEONE I COULD LOVE Rev-Ola 12
033 HE LOVES YOU Rev-Ola 12
034 MY HOW THINGS HAVE CHANGED Rev-Ola 12
035 WHO'S GONNA LOVE YOU BABY Rev-Ola 12
036 ONE USED DIAMOND Rev-Ola 12
037 HONEY (SWEET SWEET HONEY) Rev-Ola 12
038 MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME IN MY HEART Rev-Ola 12
039 (IT'S LIKE I) NEVER HAD A BROKEN HEART Rev-Ola 12
040 WHERE THE RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD Rev-Ola 12
Only solo recordings listed, for demos and radio shows see albums list





ALBUMS

Asylum 6E-140 Randy Meisner: Bad Man; Daughter Of The Sky; It Hurts To Be In Love; Save The Last Dance For Me; Please Be With Me; Take It To The Limit; Lonesome Cowgirl; Too Many Lovers; If You Wanna Be Happy; I Really Want You Here Tonight; Every Other Day; Heartsong – 78 (CD issue in Japan, Elektra WPCP 4152, 1991)
Epic NJE 36748 One More Song: Hearts On Fire; Gotta Get Away; Come On Back To Me; Deep Inside My Heart; I Need You Bad; One More Song; Trouble Ahead; White Shoes; Anyway, Bye, Bye – 10-10-80
Epic FE 38121 Randy Meisner: Never Been In Love; Darkness Of The Heart; Jealousy; Tonight; Playin’ In The Deep End; Strangers; Still Runnin’; Nothing Is Said (’Til The Artist Is Dead); Doin’ It For Delilah – 23-07-82 (reissued on Wounded Bird WOU 3182 in 2003)
RKO Radio Network CL 483 Captured Live!: Bad Man; Nothing Is Said (’Til The Artist Is Dead); Playin’ In The Deep End; Doin’ It For Delilah; Gotta Get Away; Try And Love Again; Never Been In Love; Lonesome Cowgirl; Jealousy; Too Many Hands; Tonight; Strangers; Deep Inside My Heart; Take It To The Limit; Hearts On Fire; Darkness Of The Heart; I Need You Bad – 09-05-83 (radio shows, not listed in sessionography)
Rev-Ola [UK] CD REV 20  Live In Dallas: Lonesome Cowgirl; Jealousy;  Strangers;  Gotta Get Away; Try And Love Again;  Tonight;  I Need You Bad; Hearts On Fire; Darkness Of The Heart; Take It To The Limit; Take It To The Limit [Alternate Mix]  - 25-02-02
Rev-Ola [UK] CD-REV-12 Meisner, Swan and Rich: Pretty Baby; You Look Like Someone I Could Love; He Loves You; My How Things Have Changed; Who's Gonna Love You Baby; One Used Diamond; Honey (Sweet Sweet Honey); Make Yourself at Home in My Heart; (It's Like I) Never Had a Broken Heart; Where the Rubber Meets the Road - 14-01-03
Faithful DIFR 0001 Love Me or Leave Me Alone: Long Time Blue; In a Minute; Don't Keep It Inside; Love Me or Leave Me Alone; My How Things Have Changed; Walk of Life; Trust Your Heart; Leaving On Tuesday; Salt in My Tears; All Alone in Paradise; Ain't Gonna Take It; Lonely Alone; Take It Easy; One Less Fool; Take It to the Limit - 08-06-04  (demos, 1970’s-1990’s, not listed in sessionography)
The Store For Music SFMCD 064 Badman Gotta Get Away: Badman;  Gotta Get Away; Take It To The Limit;  Try And Love Again;  Come On Back To Me; Too Many Hands; Too Many Hands (Second Take); I Need You Bad; Trouble AheadTrouble Ahead;  Lonesome Cowgirl;  Hearts On Fire;  Deep Inside My Heart - 09



SINGLES
Asylum
E 45502 I Really Want You Here Tonight / Hertsong – 05-07-80
Epic
9-50939 Deep Inside My Heart / I Need You Bad – 30-09-80
19-50964 Hearts On Fire / Anyway Bye Bye – 12-80
19-02059 Gotta Get Away / Trouble Ahead – 05-81
14-03032 Never Been In Love / Nothing Is Said (’Til The Artist Is Dead) – 22-07-82
34-03352 Strangers / Still Runnin' – 11-82