Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Curtis Gordon



*27-02-1928, +02-05-2004
3rd version
By Richard Weize, Henk Scholts, Kent Heineman, Praguefrank
SESSIONS
22 October 1952 [13:30-16:30] Brown Radio Productions, 240 1/2 4th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Curtis Gordon (Cutis Gordon [vcl], Chet Atkins [gt], Eddie Hill [gt], Jerry Byrd [steel], Slick Gillespie [bass], Charles Mitchell [fiddle], Curly Gainous [piano]. Produced: Stephen Sholes)
001 E2-VB-7671 THE GREATEST SIN RCA Victor 47-5062/BFX-15238 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
002 E2-VB-7672 WHAT’S A LITTLE PRIDE 47-5182/BFX-15238 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
003 E2-VB-7673 IF YOU TELL ME ONE MORE LIE 47-5182/BFX-15238 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
004 E2-VB-7674 YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHIN‘ YET 47-5062/BFX-15238 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
18 May 1953 [11:00-14:00] Thomas Productions, 109 13th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Curtis Gordon (Cutis Gordon [vcl], Eddie Hill [gt], Fred Calhoun [steel], Slick Gillespie [bass], Dale Potter [fiddle], Curly Gainous [piano]. Produced: Stephen Sholes)
005 E3-VB-0640 I JUST DON'T LOVE YOU ANYMORE 47-5461/BFX-15238 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
006 E3-VB-0641 ROCKY ROAD OF LOVE 47-5356/BFX-15238 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
007 E3-VB-0642 WHERE'D JA GET SO MUCH OF 47-5461/BFX-15238 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
008 E3-VB-0643 ROMPIN‘ AND STOMPIN‘ 47-5356/BFX-15238 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
28 September 1953 [09:30-13:00] Thomas Productions, 109 13th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Curtis Gordon (Cutis Gordon [vcl], Eddie Hill [gt], Walter Haynes [steel], Slick Gillespie [bass], Dale Potter [fiddle], Curly Gainous [piano]. Produced: Stephen Sholes)
009 E3-VB-2261 I‘D DO IT FOR YOU 47-5639/BFX-15238 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
010 E3-VB-2262 TELL ’EM NO 47-5550/BFX-15238 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
011 E3-VB-2263 YOU CRAZY, CRAZY MOON 47-5639/BFX-15238 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
012 E3-VB-2264 LITTLE BO-PEEP 47-5550/BFX-15238 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
22 February 1954 [13:00-16:00] Thomas Productions, 109 13th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Curtis Gordon (Cutis Gordon [vcl], C.L.Hare [gt], Dusty Harrell [gt], Bud Isaacs [steel], Slick Gillespie [bass], Dale Potter [fiddle], Curly Gainous [piano]. Produced: Stephen Sholes)
013 E4-VB-3647 I’D LIKE TO TELL YOU 47-5818 /BFX-15238 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
014 E4-VB-3648 DIDIVED HEART 46-5760/BFX-15238 BCD-16253
015 E4-VB-3649 BABY, BABY ME 47-5818/BFX-15238 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
016 E4-VB-3650 CAFFEINE AND NICOTINE 47-5760/BFX-15238 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
ca. December 1954 Bradley Studio, 21st Street, Hillboro Village, Nashville, TN - Curtis Gordon (Cutis Gordon [vcl], Dusty Stewart [gt], Freddie Calhoun [steel], Slick Gillespie [bass], Charles Mitchell Maynard [fiddle], Curly Gainous [piano]. Produced: Chet Atkins)
017 YW-7674 DON’T TRADE Mercury 70538-x45/BFX-15181 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
018 YW-7675 CHOPSTICKS MAMBO 70538-x45
May 1955 Bradley Studios, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Curtis Gordon (Cutis Gordon [vcl], Eddie Hill [gt], Buddy Emmons [steel], Slick Gillespie [bass], Charles Mitchell [fiddle], Curly Gainous [piano]. Producer: Owen Bradley)
019 YW-7730 (YOU‘RE A) GIRL WITH A FUTURE 70708x45
020 YW-7731 BLUE LIFETIME 70648x45
021 YW-7732 OUR SECRET RENDEZVOUS 70708x45
022 YW-7733 BABY, PLEASE COME HOME 70648x45/BFX-15181 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
February 1956 poss. Music City Recordings, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Curtis Gordon (Cutis Gordon [vcl], Chet Atkins [gt], Eddie Hill [gt], Buddy Emmons [steel], Slick Gillespie [bass], Charles Mitchell [fiddle], Curly Gainous [piano]. Produced: Owen Bradley)
023 YW-7803/YW-12666 HELLO OLD BROKEN HEART 70791x45
024 YW-7804/YW-12667 HEY, MR. SORROW 70933x45/BFX-15181 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
025 YW-7805/YW-12668 TOO YOUNG TO KNOW 70791x45/BFX-15181 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
026 YW-7806/YW-12669 PLAY THE MUSIC LOUDER 70933x45/BFX-15181 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
March 1956 poss. Music City Recordings, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Curtis Gordon (Cutis Gordon [vcl], Dusty Stewart [gt], Eddie Hill [gt], Al Murray [steel], Slick Gillespie [bass], T.Tommy Cutrer [drums]. Producer: Owen Bradley)
027 YW-12691 DRAGGIN‘ 70861x45/BFX-15181 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
028 YW-12692 ROCK, ROLL, JUMP AND JIVE 71097x45/BFX-15181 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
029 YW-12693 I‘M SITTIN‘ ON TOP OF THE WORLD 71097x45/BFX-15181 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
030 YW-12694 MOBILE, ALABAMA 70861x45/BFX-15181 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
ca. December 1956 Gold Star Studio, 5628 Brock St., Houston, TX – Curtis Gordon (Cutis Gordon [vcl], Eddie Hill [gt], Noel Boggs [steel], Dusty Harrell [bass], Charles Mitchell [fiddle], ? [drums]. Producer: Pappy Daily)
031 YW-14696 SO TIRED OF CRYING 71037x45/BFX-15181 CAT 1032
032 YW-14697 I KNOW MY BABY’S GONE 71037x45
033 YW-14718 OUT TO WIN YOUR HEART 71097x45/BFX-15181 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
034 YW-14719 ONE BLUE MOON, ONE BROKEN HEART unissued/BFX-15181 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
ca. April 1957 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Curtis Gordon (Cutis Gordon [vcl], Chet Atkins [gt], Hank Garland [gt], Eddie Hill [gt], Bob Moore [bass], Floyd Cramer [piano] + Roger Miller and Windy Ward [vocal chorus]. Producer: Owen Bradley)
035 YW-14774 CRY, CRY 71121x45/BFX-15181 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
036 YW-14775 SIXTEEN 71121x45/BFX-15181 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
037 YW-14776 PLEASE BABY, PLEASE 71183x45/BFX-15181 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
038 YW-14777 I WOULDN’T 71183x45/BFX-15181 CAT 1032 BCD-16253
ca. February 1961 Cedarwood Demo Studio, Nashville, TN - Curtis Gordon (Cutis Gordon [vcl], Larry Bullock [steel], Wayne Hare [bass], Jerry Flowers [drums], Charles Mitchell [fiddle], David Boone [piano]. Producer: Jim Denny)
039 M8OW-3267 OH LONELY HEART Dollie 3267 STEP 101/ BCD-16253
040 M8OW-3268 EACH TIME YOU GO Dollie 3267 STEP 101
ca. March or April 1962 Cedarwood Demo Studio, Nashville, TN - Curtis Gordon (Cutis Gordon [vcl], Larry Bullock [steel], Wayne Hare [bass], Jerry Flowers [drums], Charles Mitchell [fiddle], David Boone [piano]. Producer: Jim Denny)
041 ZTSB-83007 FOR THE LAST TIME Dollie 10050 STEP 101
042 MY BROKEN HEART STILL KNOWN STEP 101
043 ZTSB-83008 FROM MEMPHIS TO NEW ORLEANS Dollie 10050 STEP 101/BCD-16253
August 1978 Nashville, TN – Curtis Gordon (Producer: Robbie Gordon)
044 SEPERATION NOW GRANTED Duke of Country DK-0001
045 HIDE AND SEEK Duke of Country DK-0001
1978 Nashville, TN – Curtis Gordon (Producer: Robbie Gordon)
046 SHE'S THE TRIP I'VE BEEN ON 0002
047 HEARTS OF STONE 0002
ca 1979 Nashville, TN – Curtis Gordon (Producer: Ansley Fleetwood and Terry McMillan)
048 I'VE AGED TWENTY YEARS IN FIVE DK 0005
049 TELL 'OL I AIN'T HERE DK 0005
050 TIME FOR LETTING GO Duke of Country DK-0006
051 IF I COULD MAKE A LIVIN LOVING YOU Duke of Country DK-0006
1986 poss. Nashville, TN – Curtis Gordon (Producer: Jim Foster, Rod Belcher)
052 NR-16661-1 (FORECLOSE ON MY 4-WHEEL DRIVE) PLEASE DON'T TAKE THE FARM Country Artists CA-86-1
053 NR-16661-2 BECAUSE I LOVE YOU Country Artists CA-86-1


ALBUMS
Bear Family [GER] BFX-15181 Roll Rock Jump And Jive:
Draggin'; Rock Roll Jump And Jive; Sittin' On Top Of The World; Mobile Alabama; Cry Cry; Sixteen; Please Baby Please; I Wouldn't; Play The Music Louder; Baby Please Come Home; So Tired Of Crying; Too Young To Know; Out To Win Your Heart; One Blue Moon One Broken Heart; Don't Trade; Hey Mr. Sorrow - 85
Bear Family [GER] BFX-15238 You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet: Rompin' And Stompin'; Caffeine And Nicotine; Baby Baby Me; Tell 'Em No; Divided Heart; Little Bo Peep; I'd Like To Tell You; You Crazy Crazy Moon; I'd Do It For You; You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet; If You Tell Me One More Lie; Greatest Sin; Rocky Road Of Love; What's A Little Pride; Where D'ja Get So Much Of; I Just Don't Love You Anymore - 87
Cat CAT 1032 Curtis Gordon: Draggin'; Rock, Roll, Jump And Jive; I'm Sitting On Top Of The World; Mobile Alabama; Cry, Cry; Sixteen; Please Baby, Please; I Wouldn't; Play The Music Louder; Baby Please Come Home; So Tired Of Crying; Too Young To Know; Out To Win Your Heart; One Blue Moon, One Broken Heart; Don't Trade; Hey Mister Sorrow; Rompin' And Stompin'; Caffeine And Nicotine; Baby, Baby Me; Tell 'Em No‘ Divided Heart; Little Bo Beep; I'd Like To Tell You; You Crazy, Crazy Moon; I'd Do It For You; You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet; If You Tell Me One More Lie; The Greatest Sin; Rocky Road Of Love; What's A Little Pride; Where'd Ja Gets So Much Of; I Just Don't Love You Anymore - 92
Bear Family [GER] BCD 16253 Play The Music Louder: Rompin' And Stompin'; Play The Music Louder; Caffeine And Nicotine; Draggin'; Baby Please Come Home; You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet; Mobile Alabama; So Tired Of Crying; Too Young To Know; Sittin' On Top Of The World; I'd Do It For You; One Blue Moon One Broken Heart; Rock Roll Jump And Jive; Out To Win Your Heart; Don't Trade; From Memphis To New Orleans; Tell 'Em No; Hey Mr. Sorrow; Cry Cry; Little Bo Peep; I'd Like To Tell You; Sixteen; If You Tell Me One More Lie; Divided Heart; Baby Baby Me; Please Baby Please; Rocky Road Of Love; I Just Don't Love You Anymore; I Wouldn't; Oh Lonely Heart; Greatest Sin; What's A Little Pride; You Crazy Crazy Moon; Where D'ja Get So Much Of – 20-05-98

SINGLES
RCA Victor (1952-54)
47-5062 You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet / The Greatest Sin - 12-52
47-5182 What's A Little Pride / If You Tell Me One More Lie - 03-53
47-5356 Rompin' And Stompin' / Rocky Road To Love - 06-53 (rev. June 23)
47-5461 I Just Don't Love You Anymore / Where'd Ya Get So Much Of - 09-53 (rev. Oct. 3)
47-5550 Tell 'Em No / Little Bo-Peep - 12-53 (rev. Dec. 5)
47-5639 I'd Do It For You / You Crazy, Crazy Moon - 03-54
47-5760 Caffeine And Nicotine / Divided Heart - 07-54
47-5818 Baby, Baby Me / I'd Like To Tell You - 09-54
Mercury (1955-57)
70538-X45 Don't Trade / Chopsticks Mambo – 01-55
70648x45 Baby, Please Come Home / Blue Lifetime - 06-55
70708x45 Our Secret Rendezvous / (You're A) Girl With A Future - 09-55
70791x45 Too Young To Know / Hello, Old Broken Heart - 02-56
70861x45 Draggin' / Mobile, Alabama - 04-56
70933x45 Play The Music Louder / Hey, Mr. Sorrow – 26-07-56 (rev. Sept. 1)
71037x45 So Tired Of Crying / I Know My Baby's Gone – 07-01-57 (rev. Jan. 26)
71097x45 Sittin' On Top / Out To Win Your Heart – 12-04-57 (released on Mercury-Starday)
71121x45 Cry, Cry / Sixteen – 07-05-57 (released on Mercury-Starday)
71183x45 I Wouldn't / Please Baby Please - 22-08-57 (released on Mercury-Starday)
Dollie (1961-1962)
3267 Oh Lonely Heart / Each Time You Go - 03-61
10050 From Memphis To New Orleans / For The Last Time - 05-62
Duke Of Country (ca. 1978)
0001 Seperation Now Granted / Hide And Seek – 09-78
0002 She's The Trip I've Been On / Hearts Of Stone - 78
DK 0005  I've Aged Twenty Years In Five / Tell 'Ol I Ain't Here
DK-0006 Time For Letting Go / If I Could Make A Livin LovingYou
Country Artists (1986)
CA-86-1 (Foreclose On My 4-Wheel Drive) Please Don't Take The Farm / Because I Love You - 86

Mark Gray



Mark Eugene Gray, *24-10-1952 Vicksburg, MS
2nd version

By Praguefrank

SESSIONS also member of Exile
ca March 1983 Nashville, TN - Mark Gray (Producer: Bob Montgomery, Steve Buckingham)
001 IT AIN'T REAL Columbia 38-03893/ B6C-39143
002 WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE GOOD OLD DAYS Columbia 38-03893/B6C-39143
ca July 1983 Nashville, TN - Mark Gray (Producer: Bob Montgomery, Steve Buckingham)
003 WOUNDED HEARTS 38-04137/B6C-39143
004 TILL YOU AND YOUR LOVER ARE LOVERS AGAIN 38-04137/B6C-39143
ca November 1983 Nashville, TN - Mark Gray (Producer: Bob Montgomery, Steve Buckingham)
005 LEAN ON ME  B6C-39143   
006 TILL THE HEARTACHE IS OVER  38-04464/ B6C-39143 
007 LEFT SIDE OF THE BED    38-04324 / B6C-39143
008 SUN DON'T SHINE ON THE SAME FOLKS ALL THE TIME   B6C-39143
009 IF ALL THE MAGIC IS GONE     38-04464 / B6C-39143
010 FIRE FROM A FRIEND   38-04324 / B6C-39143
ca July 1984 Nashville, TN - Mark Gray
011 DIAMOND IN THE DUST 38-04610/ FC-39518 A 21563
012 TWENTY YEARS AGO/ FC-39518
013 YOU'RE GONNA BE THE LAST LOVE  38-04782/ FC-39518 
014 THIS OL' PIANO    FC-39518
015 I GUESS YOU MUST HAVE TOUCHED ME JUST RIGHT  38-04610/ FC-39518
016 SMOOTH SAILIN' (ROCK IN THE ROAD)   38-05403/ FC-39518
017 DIXIE GIRL   38-05403/ FC-39518
018 LONELY PEOPLE  FC-39518
019 IT'S GOT TO BE YOU  FC-39518
ca. July 1984 Nashville, TN – Tammy Wynette and Mark Gray
020 SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH  38-04872/ FC-39518 Epic FE-39971
ca September 1985 Nashville, TN - Mark Gray
021 PLEASE BE LOVE   38-05695/ FC-40126  
022 SHE WILL    FC-40126
023 YOU'RE THE REASON   FC-40126
024 BORN TO BE A MUSIC MAN FC-40126
025 STRONG HEART FC-40126
026 DANCE WITH ME    38-05859/ FC-40126  
027 BACK WHEN LOVE WAS ENOUGH    38-05859/ FC-40126
028 I NEED YOU AGAIN   38-05695 / FC-40126
029 WALKING AFTER MIDNIGHT FC-40126
030 THAT FEELING INSIDE FC-40126
1988 Nashville, TN – Mark Gray and Bobbi Lace (Producer: Mark Gray, R. Bradford)
031 SONG IN MY HEART 615 1014
032 IT'S GONNA BE LOVE 615 1016
1990s unknown – Mark Gray
033 JESUS LOVES ME Platinum 1163
PLATINUM DISC 1163 COUNTRY GOSPEL (1998)

ALBUMS

Columbia B6C-39143 Magic:  It Ain't Real; Wounded Hearts; Whatever Happened To The Good Old Days; Lean On Me; Till The Heartache Is Over;  Left Side Of The Bed;  Sun Don't Shine On The Same Folks All The Time; If All The Magic Is Gone; Till You And Your Lover Are Lovers Again;  Fire From A Friend – 27-04-84
Columbia FC-39518 This Ol' Piano:  Diamond In The Dust; Twenty Years Ago; You're Gonna Be The Last Love; This Ol' Piano; I Guess You Must Have Touched Me Just Right; Smooth Sailin' (Rock In The Road); Dixie Girl; Lonely People; It's Got To Be You; Sometimes When We Touch (w.Tammy Wynette) – 24-10-84
Columbia FC-40126 That Feeling Inside:  Please Be Love; She Will; You're The Reason;Born To Be A Music Man; Strong Heart; Dance With Me; Back When Love Was Enough; I Need You Again; Walking After Midnight; That Feeling Inside – 29-01-86          
                                      

SINGLES
Columbia (1983-85)                               
38-03893 It Ain't Real / Whatever Happened To The Good Old Days – 19-04-83
38-04137 Wounded Hearts / Till You And Your Lover Are Lovers Again – 06-09-83
38-04324 Left Side Of The Bed / Fire From A Friend – 27-12-83
38-04464 If All The Magic Is Gone / Till The Heartache Is Over – 24-04-84
38-04610 Diamond In The Dust / I Guess You Must Have Touched Me Just Right – 27-08-84
38-04782 You're Gonna Be Last Love / Sometimes When We Touch – 02-85
38-05403 Smooth Sailing / Dixie Girl – 06-85
38-05695 Please Be Love / I Need You Again – 11-85
38-05857 Back When Love Was Enough / Dance With Me – 03-86
615 (1988)
88-S-1014 Song In My Heart / ? - 05-88 w. Bobbi Lace 
88-S-1016 It's Gonna Be Love / ? – 11-88 w. Bobbi Lace 

Ashley Alexander



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
2008 Nashville, TN – Ashley Alexander (Producer: Jerry Marcellino)
001 HOLD YOUR HORSES
002 HEAVEN ON EARTH
003 GOOD LUCK
004 YOUR KISS
005 LOVER'S LIE
006 YOU'RE RIGHT, I LEFT
007 GOODBYE CRY
008 TOO BAD YOU DON'T KNOW IT YET
009 I USED TO BE THAT GIRL
010 LOVE YOU'VE NEVER KNOWN
Tracks above issued on album Heaven on Earth
2014 unknown – Ashley Alexander
011 SO DAMN GOOD
012 FOOLS LIKE US
013 IN YOUR EYES
014 LETDOWN
015 WHEN WE WERE US
016 TAKE A STEP BACK
017 ON HER WAY
018 NOTHING LIKE YOU
019 LOOKING AT GOODBYE
020 MY HEART IS WITH YOU
Tracks above issued on album With You



ALBUMS

Ashley Alexander ? (884501077262) Heaven On Earth: Hold Your Horses;  Heaven On Earth;  Good Luck;  Your Kiss;  Lover's Lie; You're Right, I Left;  Goodbye Cry;  Too Bad You Don't Know It Yet;  I Used To Be That Girl;  Love You've Never Known - 08
Ashley Alexander ? (888295194396) With You: So Damn Good;   Fools Like Us;  In Your Eyes;  Letdown;  When We Were Us;  Take a Step Back;  On Her Way;  Nothing Like You; . Looking At Goodbye;  My Heart Is With You – 02-15

Angelica Grim



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
2008 Rockville, MD – Angelica Grim (Angelica Grim [vcl/gt], John Miller [gt], Mike Munford [banjo], Frank Solivan II [mandolin], Chris Walls [bass], + Michael Cleveland/Nate Grower [fiddle], Keith Arneson [vcl], Bill Emerson [], Mike Aludridge []. Producer: Frank Solivan II)
001 LOOK FOR ME Patuxent CD 180  
002 RUNAWAY RAMP Patuxent CD 180
003 IF I NEEDED YOU Patuxent CD 180  
004 I STILL MISS SOMEONE Patuxent CD 180  
005 HE TOOK YOUR PLACE Patuxent CD 180  
006 OLD CALLOUSED HANDS Patuxent CD 180
007 HAND IN HAND WITH JESUS Patuxent CD 180
008 WEST VIRGINIA MY HOME Patuxent CD 180
009 RUBBER DOLLY Patuxent CD 180
010 SHE'S MORE TO BE PITIED Patuxent CD 180
011 ROSEVILLE FAIR Patuxent CD 180  
012 THE LETTER Patuxent CD 180   

ALBUMS

Patuxent CD 180 Look For Me: Look For Me;  Runaway Ramp; If I Needed You; I Still Miss Someone; He Took Your Place; Old Calloused Hands; Hand In Hand With Jesus; West Virginia My Home; Rubber Dolly; She's More To Be Pitied; Roseville Fair; The Letter – 04-09