Thursday, May 21, 2015

Charlie "Peanut" Faircloth



Charlie Raiford “Peanut” Faircloth Sr,* 03-04-1927 Mitchell County, GA,  +16-03-2010
2nd version
By Michel Ruppli, Xavier Maire, Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti, Thieu Van De Vorst

SESSIONS also member of Dixielanders/Dixieland Drifters (1958-1961)


5 April 1950 Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Charlie "Peanut" Faircloth (Producer: Paul Cohen)
001 76125/NA 2102  COFFEE, CIGARETTES AND TEARS Decca  9-46271
002 76126/NA 2103  I’LL SAIL MY SHIP ALONE  9-46237
003 76127/NA 2104  MISSISSIPPI ROVER BLUES  9-46271
004 76128/NA 2105  F-O-O-L-I-S-H  M-E, ME  9-46237
Spring 1953 poss. Nashville, TN - "Peanut" Faircloth with The Dixie Rhythm Quartet
005 PASS ME NOT Bibletone 1510
006 IF YOU BELIEVE  Bibletone 1510
007 LORD, HELP ME SEE JESUS SOME DAY Bibletone 1511
008 THE OLD TIME WAY Bibletone 1511
1953 unknown -  Peanut Faircloth with The Log Cabin Boys (Peanut Faircloth [vcl/gt/drums], Smitty Pope [rh gt[, Coy Paine [steel], Marga Peanut [bass], Sam Hobbs [fiddle], George Davis [piano])
009 SHAKE HIS HAND Bibletone 1512/FLY CD 64
010 LITTLE DAVID PLAY YOUR HARP 1512/ BACM CD D 323
011 DANGER SIGNS  Bibletone 1513
012 I’M GONNA SING Bibletone 1513
FLYRIGHT FLY CD 64 HILLBILLY GOSPEL 1948/1958 (UK, 2001); BACM CD D 323 COUNTRY GOSPEL. VOL. 1 (UK, 2010)
1955 unknown -  Peanut Faircloth
013 F8OB-2645 I KNOW THE LORD WILL STAND BY ME Bibletone 1514
014 THERE'S A RANCH HOUSE IN HEAVEN Bibletone 1514
015 DON'T USE IN VAIN THE NAME OF JESUS Bibletone 1515
016 RUSTY OLD HALO Bibletone 1515
1950s unknown -  Peanut Faircloth with The Long Cabin Boys
1956 WAPO Radio Station, Chattanooga, TN – "Peanut" Faircloth and The His Hot Roasted Hillbillies (+ ld gt, rh gt, bass, drums)
017 IT'S ALWAYS TIME FOR LOVE HRH 502/CLCD 4468
018 I KNOW HOW LONESOME HRH 502
COLLECTOR CLCD 4468 MEGATON ROCK (NED, 2002)
1965 unknown – Peanut Clothier/* Ray Clothier
000 SoN 26161 LIFE’S RAILWAY TO HEAVEN Service SVS 811
019 SoN 26162 WAYFARIN‘ STRANGER Servie SVS 811
1976 Nashville, TN - Charlie Peanut Faircloth with Charlie R. "Ray" Faircloth Jr. and Sadie, Faircloth
020 SCARLET RIBBONS
021 FADED LOVE
022 WHEN THEY RING THOSE GOLDEN BELLS
+ more unknown tracks for album Just Us
1983 poss. Nashville, TN - Charlie "Choo Choo" Faircloth (Producer: Dale Meador, Jay Marshall)
023 CHEW TOBACCO SPITTUNE Tres Bien TB-121
024 IDER ROUGH RIDER Tres Bien TB-121


ALBUMS

? Bluebird Special – Just Us, The Faircloths: (tracks unknown) - 76
 

SINGLES
Decca (1950)
9-46237 I'll Sail My Ship Alone/F-O-O-L-I-S-H M-E, Me – 05-50
9-46271 Mississippi River Blues/Coffee, Cigarettes And Tears – 11-50 (rev. Nov. 25)
Bibletone (1953-55)
1510 Pass Me Not / If You Believe – 05-53 (rev. June 13)
1511 Lord, Help Me See Jesus Some Day / The Old Time Way – 07-53 (rev. Aug. 8)
1512 Shake His Hand / Little David Play your Harp - 53
1513 Danger Signs / I’m Gonna Sing – 02-54 (rev. Feb. 13)
1514 I Know The Lord Will Stand By Me / There's A Ranch House In Heaven - 55
1515 Don't Use In Vain The Name Of Jesus / Rusty Old Halo
HRH (1956)
502 It's Always Time For Love / I Know How Lonesome – 56
Service (1965)
SVS 811 [Peanut Faircloth:] Wayfarin‘ Stranger / [Ray Faircloth:] Life’s Railway To Heaven - 65
Tres Bien (1983) as Charlie "Choo Choo" Faircloth
TB-121 Chew Tobacco Spittune / Ider Rough Rider - 83

Ken Curtis



Curtis Wain Gates, *02-07-1916 Lamar, CO, +28-04-1991
2nd version

By Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank, Steve Hathaway
SESSIONS
also actor and singer with Tommy Dorsey Band
early May 1946 poss. Universal Recording Corp., 46 East Walton St., Chicago, IL - Ken Curtis and Eddie Bennett Orchestra
001 344/359 IDAHO-HO Mercury 6009
002 345/360 I ELARNED TO LOVE YOU TOO LATE 6009
ca. March 1947 poss. Chicago, IL – Ken Curtis
003 765 HOME ON THE RANGE/THE OLD CHUCK WAGON unissued
004 766 A NEW TEN GALLON HAT/RIDIN‘ ROPIN‘ RATIN‘ unissued
005 767 GOOD OLD PAINT unissued
006 768 KI-YI-YUPPITY-AY/HOME ON THE RANGE unissued
April 1947 poss. Chicago, IL - Ken Curtis
007 780 ROOTY TOOT GALOOT 6083
008 781 YOU‘LL LOVE TO SEE THE DAY 6045
009 782 LEMME OUTA HERE 6045
010 783 IT‘S DARK OUTSIDE 6083
1948 unknown – Ken Curtis
011 IT'S IN THE CARDS Bullet 666
012 WHEN THE ORGAN PLAYED NEARER MY GOD TO THEE Bullet 666


Unknown info – Ken Curtis, *with Betty Taylor (Lloyd Shafer Orchestra and chorus)
012a 146-6 SONG OF THE ROBIN Forecast F 113
012b 147-9 WALTZ OF THE ROSES* F 113
ca. March 1953 New York City - Ken Curtis, * and Dick Thomas
013 53-S-240/53-XY-283 THE CALL OF THE FAR-AWAY HILLS MGM K11510
014 53-S-241/53-XY-284 BRASS RING LOVE* K11510
Mid 1953 unknown – Ken Curtis
015 ARE YOU Crystalette CR-657
016 HANNAH LEE Crystalette CR-657
017 HE WAS THERE Crystalette CR-658
018 GO AND LEAVE ME Crystalette CR-658
ca January 1956 Hollywood, CA – Ken Curtis (arr. and dir. By Jack Marshall)
019 LB-589 WEDDING DAY Liberty F-55014
020 LB-590 COTTONWOOD Liberty F-55014
ca. May 1958 Decca Recording Studio, 5505 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA - Ken Curtis
021 L 10949 SUGAR LIPS 9-30676
022 L 10950 KISS AND RUN LOVER 9-30676
1958 Hollywood, CA – Ken Curtis (w. Jack Marshall Orchestra)
023 none FIVE YEARS R-Dell 105
024 none VIOLETS FOR YOUR FURS R-Dell 105
26 July 1965 [no 12465] poss. Hollywood, CA – Ken Curtis
025 53945 FESTUS WRITES TO HIS GIRL - PHOOEY ON YOU LITTLE DARLIN' Capitol ST-2418
026 53946 FESTUS TALKS ABOUT TEENAGE MUSIC AND DANCES - CORNBREAD AND BUTTERMILK ST-2418
027 53947 FESTUS TALKS ABOUT GIRLS - GOLLY BILL ST-2418
27 July 1965 [no 12468] poss. Hollywood, CA – Ken Curtis
028 53959 FESTUS TELLS ABOUT HIS GRANDPA HAWG HAGGEN - THE BALLAD OF HAWG HAGGEN ST-2418
029 53960 FESTUS TALKS ABOUT MULES - YOU'RE NOTHIN' BUT A IT ST-2418
030 53961 FESTUS TELLS ABOUT HIS TRIP TO LAS VEGAS,NEVADA ST-2418
28 July 1965 [no 12465] poss. Hollywood, CA – Ken Curtis
031 53946 INTRODUCTION TO CORN BREAD AND BUTTERMILK ST-2418
032 53960 INTRODUCTION - YOU'RE NOTHIN' BUT A IT ST-2418
033 53967 FESTUS TELLS ABOUT HIS HOME TOWN - MY HOME TOWN ST-2418
28 July 1965 [no 12465] poss. Hollywood, CA – Ken Curtis
034 53968 FESTUS TELLS ABOUT GUNSMOKE'S DODGE CITY - STREETS OF DODGE CITY ST-2418
035 53970 IN MY HOME TOWN ST-2418
29 July 1965 [no 12465] poss. Hollywood, CA – Ken Curtis
036 53970 INTRODUCTION - IN MY HOME TOWN ST-2418
037 53976 INTRODUCTION - BALLAD OF HAWG HAGGEN ST-2418
038 53977 INTRODUCTION - PHOOEY ON YOU LITTLE DARLIN' ST-2418
039 53978 INTRODUCTION - STREETS OF DODGE CITY ST-2418
040 53981 INTRODUCTION - FESTUS IN VEGAS ST-2418
041 53982 INTRODUCTION - GOLLY BILL ST-2418
1967 Hollywood, CA – Ken Curtis (Arranged and conducted by Milt Rogers. Produced by Billy Vaughn)
042 A TOWN CALLED I LOVE YOU Dot DLP-25859
043 SILVER BELL Dot DLP-25859
044 MAYBE IT'S BECAUSE Dot DLP-25859
045 TUMBLING TUMBLEWEEDS Dot DLP-25859
046 ONE GOOD HORSE, ONE GOOD DOG AND ONE GOOD WOMAN Dot DLP-25859
047 ODE TO A MULE (CURTIS AND VAUGHN) Dot DLP-25859
048 COOL WATER Dot DLP-25859
049 THE HAWK HE'S IN THE PINE TREE Dot DLP-25859
050 WAS IT RAIN Dot DLP-25859
051 HANNAH LEE Dot DLP-25859
1979 unknown – Ken Curtis alias Festus (Producer: George Moslener)
052 COWBOY KAPUTT Polydor 2042 087
053 DON’T FENCE ME IN Polydor 2042 087
054 COUNTRY MUSIC Polydor 2042 139
055 EIN BIER, EIN' TRINKEN  Polydor 2042 139



ALBUMS
Capitol T/ST-2418 Gunsmoke's Festus:
Festus Talks About Gunsmoke's Dodge City; Dodge City; Festus Tells About His Grandpa Hawg Haggen; The Ballad Of Hawg Haggen; Festus Talks About Girls; Golly Bill; Festus Talks About Teenage Music And Dances; Corn Bread And Buttermilk; Festus Tells About His Home Town; My Home Town; Festus Writes To His Girl; Phooey On You Little Darlin'; Festus Talks About Mules; You're Nothin' But A It; Festus Tells About His Trip To Las Vegas; Las Vegas, Nevada – 09-65 (reissued on Hilltop JS-6130 Gunsmokes Festus Sings'n'Talks in 1973)
Dot DLP-25859 Gunsmoke's Festus Calls Out Ken Curtis: A Town Called I Love You; Silver Bell; Maybe It's Because; Tumbling Tumbleweeds; One Good Horse, One Good Dog and one Good Woman; Ode to a Mule (Curtis and Vaughn); Cool Water; The Hawk He's in the Pine Tree; Was It Rain; Hannah Lee – 06-68
? The Ken Curtis Songbook: Singing My Song on the Trail [from the 1946 film Singing on the Trail]; Prairie Serenade; [from the 1946 film Singing on the Trail]; The Old West is Gone 2:04 [from the 1946 film Singing on the Trail]; It's Great to Be Back [from the 1946 film Lonestar Moonlight]; Lonestar Moonlight [from the 1946 film Lonestar Moonlight]; Home on the Range [from the 1946 film Lonestar Moonlight]; I Got a Half-Pint Head; Comedy with Dink Swink [from Memories of the Lucky U Ranch]; Room Full of Roses [from Memories of the Lucky U Ranch]; My Gal is Purple [from Memories of the Lucky U Ranch]; Cattle Call [soundtrack Rio Grande]; Aha, San Antone [soundtrack Rio Grande]; Erie Canal [soundtrack Rio Grande]; I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen [soundtrack Rio Grande]; Down By the Glenside [soundtrack Rio Grande]; Tennessee Babe [soundtrack Alamo, 1960]; Six Shiney Black Horses [From the Gunsmoke episode "Once a Haggen"]; Gather at the River [From the Gunsmoke episode "The O]


SINGLES
Mercury (1946-47)
6009 I Learned To Love You Too Late / Idaho-Ho (w. Eddie Bennett O.) – 05-46 (rev. June 8)
6045 You'll Live To See The Day / Lemme Outa Here – 05-47 (rev. May 17)
6083 It's Dark Outside / Rooty Toot Galoot – 03-48
Bullet (1948)
666 It's In The Cards / When The Organ Played Nearer My God To Thee - 09-48


Forecast
F-113 Song Of The Robin / Waltz Of The Roses (with Betty Taylor) -
MGM (1953)
K 11510 The Call Of The Far-Away Hills / Brass Ring Love – 05-53 (rev. May 30)
Crystalette (1953)
CR-657 Are You / Hannah Lee – 08-53 (rev. Aug. 22)
CR-658 He Was There / Go And Leave Me - 53
Liberty (1956)
F-55014 Wedding Day / Cottonwood - 03-56
Decca (1956)
9-30676 Sugar Lips / Kiss And Run Lover - 06-56
R-Dell (1958)
105 Five Years / Violets For Your Furs – 05-58 (rev. June 2)
Polydor [GER] (1979)
2042 087 Cowboy Kaputt / Don’t Fence Me In - 79
2042 139 Country Music / Ein Bier, Ein' Trinken – 10-79
           

FILMOGRAPHY (from Wikipedia)
    Rio Grande - Donnelly - Regimental Singer (uncredited) (1950)
    The Quiet Man - Dermot Fahy (uncredited) (1952)
    The Searchers - Charlie McCorry (1956)
    The Wings of Eagles - John Dale Price (1957)
    Escort West - Trooper Burch (1958)
    The Last Hurrah - Monsignor Killian (1958)
    The Horse Soldiers - Cpl. Wilkie (1959)
    The Killer Shrews - Jerry Farrell (1959)
    The Alamo - Capt. Almeron Dickinson (1960)
    Two Rode West - Greeley Clegg (1961)
    How the West Was Won - Cpl. Ben (uncredited) (1962)
    Cheyenne Autumn - Joe (1964)
    Robin Hood - Nutsy - A Vulture (voice) (1973)
    Conagher - TV movie - Seaborn Tay, Cattle Rancher (1991)


Television (from Wikipedia)
    The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp - Episode - Warpath - Major Hendericks (uncredited) (1957)
    Gunsmoke - 304 episodes - Festus (1959–1975)
    Have Gun Will Travel - episode - Love's Young Dream - Monk (1960)
    Wagon Train - episode - The Horace Best Story - Pappy Lightfoot (1960)
    Wagon Train - episode - The Colter Craven Story - Kyle Cleatus(1960)
    Perry Mason - episode - The Case of the Clumsy Clown - Tim Durant (1960
    Sea Hunt - episode - The Octopus Story - Dean (1961)
    Ripcord (TV series) - 76 episodes - Jim Buckley (1961–1963)
    Death Valley Days - Graydon's Charge - Graydon (1964)
    The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams - Episode - Once Upon a Starry Night (1978)
    Vega$ - Episode - Death Mountain - Digger Dennison (1979)
    How the West Was Won - TV Mini-Series - Episode - Hillary - Sheriff Orville Gant (1979)
    The Yellow Rose - 22 episodes - Hoyt Coryell (1983–1984)
    Airwolf - Episode - Wildfire - Cecil Carnes Sr. (1986)
    In the Heat of the Night - Episode - December Days - Tom McCauley (1990)

Aaron Kantor



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
2003 unknown, CO? – Aaron Kantor
001 SKYFULL OF REASONS
002 IF EVERYBODY HAS AN ANGEL
003 UNTIL SHE RUNS WITH IT
004 A GIRL LIKE YOU DESERVES A SONG
005 COPY MACHINE
006 NOT AS EASY AS YOU THINK
007 SNOWFIRE YOU
008 BEFORE YOU KNOW IT
009 NOTHIN' BUT THE ROAD
010 YOU OWN MY HEART
Tracks above issued ln album Nothin’But The Road

ALBUMS

Aaron Kantor ? (UPC687474083823) Nothin’But The Road: Skyfull of Reasons;  If Everybody Has An Angel;  Until She Runs With It;  A Girl Like You Deserves A Song;  Copy Machine;  Not As Easy As You Think;  Snowfire You;  Before You Know It;  Nothin' But The Road;  You Own My Heart – 11-03

Levi Mullen



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
2002 unknown, TX – Levi Mullen
001 I FEEL AT HOME IN A HONKY TONK
002 JUST THE TWO OF US
003 I'M NOT THAT KIND OF GUY
004 FAR AWAY LOOK IN YOUR EYES
005 HE USED TO BE HER USED TO BE
006 GIVE ME SOMETHING FOR A HEARTACHE
007 CIGARETTES AND WHISKEY
008 HELL TO PAY (BUT HEAVEN'S WORTH THE PRICE)
009 I'M JUST LEARNING TO CRAWL
010 PLEASE COME BACK WITH MY HEART
Tracks above issued on album Hardcore Honky Tonk
2004 unknown, TX – Levi Mullen
011 THE INK WAS BARELY DRY
012 YOUR MEMORY CAN'T DRINK AS MUCH AS ME
013 LONELY NIGHTS
014 ONE MORE BROKEN HEART
015 SINGER WITHOUT A SONG
016 SHE'S EVERYTHING I WANTED YOU TO BE
017 SHE WAS ALL OVER ME
018 ONE HABIT I DON'T WANNA BREAK
019 IT'S OKAY TO CALL ME DADDY
020 THESE BOOTS AIN'T MADE FOR WALKIN'
021 SOMETHIN' BOUT THE MOON
022 WHERE'S THE COUNTRY IN OUR COUNTRY MUSIC
Tracks above issued on album Singer Without A Song
2005 unknown, TX – Levi Mullen
023 THE LIKES OF ME
024 DON'T MENTION OUR GOODBYE
025 AS QUICKLY AS I CAN
026 DOWN TO LOU'SIANA
027 THE BLUE AND THE GRAY
028 I JUST CAN'T FIND THE TIME
029 HIDDEN TREASURES
030 EVERY TIME I HEAR A LOVE SONG
031 WE AIN'T GOT THE BLUES
032 A TWO STEP AWAY
033 TO SEE MYSELF THIS WAY
Tracks above issued on album Texas Honky Tonk
2006 unknown, TX – Levi Mullen and Ronnie Mason
034 DOGGONE COWBOY
035 MAN WALKS AMONG US
036 BIG IRON
037 MY WOMAN, MY WOMAN, MY WIFE
038 BEYOND THE REEF
039 DEVIL WOMAN
040 TONIGHT CARMEN
041 LOVE ME
042 THE SHOE GOES ON THE OTHER FOOT TONIGHT
043 ALOHA OE
044 THE BALLAD OF MARTY ROBBINS
045 EL PASO (FULL LENGTH VERSION)
Tracks above issued on album Memories of Marty
Ca 2007 unknown, TX – Levi Mullen
046 WORKIN' CLASS COWBOY
047 COPENHAGEN KISSES
048 SING THIS COWBOY A LOVE SONG
049 A COWBOY HAS A BALL
050 IT TAKES A REAL MAN TO BE A COWBOY
051 MY HEART'S AN ARMADILLO AND YOU'RE A PICKUP TRUCK
052 THERE'S MORE TO A COWBOY THAN THAT
053 I THINK THE LADY LIKES THE LIKES OF ME
054 THE NIGHT I TURNED THE CACTUS INTO A ROSE
055 A GOOD PAIR OF BOOTS AND A MARTIN GUITAR
Tracks above issued on album Workin' Class Cowboy
2013 unknown, TX – Levi Mullen
056 THAT'S WHAT I GET FOR LYING
057 EMERALD EYES
058 MY OLD FLAME
059 THE OTHER SIDE OF MEXICO
060 I'M THE BEST THERE EVER WAS
061 I WOKE UP DREAMING
062 TALL DARK AND LONESOME
063 NOTHING IN MY POCKET
064 I'M COMIN' DOWN WITH SOMETHIN'
065 I SAW A MAN DYING TODAY
066  I'VE GOT THE BIGGEST ONE IN TOWN – 01-12-13
Tracks above issued on album The Biggest One In Town




ALBUMS

M-BAR  ? (UPC634479053115) Hardcore Honky Tonk: I Feel At Home In A Honky Tonk; Just The Two Of Us;  I'm Not That Kind Of Guy;  Far Away Look In Your Eyes;  He Used To Be Her Used To Be;  Give Me Something For A Heartache;  Cigarettes And Whiskey;  Hell To Pay (But Heaven's Worth The Price);  I'm Just Learning To Crawl;  Please Come Back With My Heart - 02
M-BAR ? (UPC634479129612) Singer Without A Song: The Ink Was Barely Dry; Your Memory Can't Drink As Much As Me;  Lonely Nights;  One More Broken Heart;  Singer Without A song;  She's Everything I Wanted You To Be;  She Was All Over Me;  One Habit I Don't Wanna Break;  It's Okay To Call Me Daddy;  These Boots Ain't Made For Walkin';  Somethin' Bout The Moon;  Where's The Country In Our Country Music – 04
Cowboy Capital ? (634479606700) Texas Honky Tonk: The Likes Of Me;  Don't Mention Our Goodbye;  As Quickly As I Can;  Down To Lou'siana;  The Blue And The Gray;  I Just Can't Find The Time;  Hidden Treasures;  Every Time I Hear A Love Song;  We Ain't Got The Blues;  A Two Step Away;  To See Myself This Way - 05
? Memories Of Marty / A Tribute To Marty Robbins: Doggone Cowboy; Man Walks Among Us; Big Iron; My Woman, My Woman, My Wife; Beyond The Reef; Devil Woman; Tonight Carmen; Love Me; The Shoe Goes On The Other Foot Tonight; Aloha Oe; The Ballad of Marty Robbins; El Paso (full length version) -  06  w. Ronnie Mason
Cowboy Capital ? Workin' Class Cowboy: Workin' Class Cowboy; Copenhagen Kisses;  Sing This Cowboy A Love Song;  A Cowboy Has A Ball; It Takes A Real Man To Be A Cowboy; My Heart's An Armadillo And You're A Pickup Truck; There's More To A Cowboy Than That; I Think The Lady Likes The Likes Of Me; The Night I Turned The Cactus Into A Rose; A Good Pair Of Boots And A Martin Guitar – 07?
Levi Mullen ? The Biggest One In Town: That's What I Get for Lying; Emerald Eyes; My Old Flame; The Other Side of Mexico; I'm the Best There Ever Was; I Woke Up Dreaming; Tall Dark and Lonesome; Nothing in My Pocket; I'm Comin' Down With Somethin'; I Saw a Man Dying Today; I've Got the Biggest One in Town – 01-12-13