Sunday, June 14, 2015

Sami Jo



Jane Annette Jobe,*09-05-1947 Batesville, AR
2nd version

by Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank, John O'Dowd, Rene Pavlik
SESSIONS
ca February 1971 [no 19374] Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, 3614 Jackson Hwy, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, AL – Sami Jo
001 76326 untraced
002 76327 GET IT ON Fame 1481
003 76355 DON'T HANG NO HALOS ON ME Fame 1481
master numbers assigned by Capitol, which purchased the masters
Spring 1972 Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, 3614 Jackson Hwy, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, AL – Sami Jo [overdub sessions: June 1972 Sam Phillips Studio, Mameohis, TN: Charlie Chalmers, Judy Phillips [bck vcl])
004 FAS-10448 BIG SILVER ANGEL Fame 91003
005 FAS-10449 I THINK I LOVE YOU AGAIN Fame 91003
November 1973 Hollywood Sound Recorders, 6367 Selma Ave., Hollywood, CA – Sami Jo (Producer: Sonny Limbo)
006 73L-5956 STAY WHERE YOU ARE MGM South S 7029/
007 73L-5957 TELL ME A LIE MGM South S7029/S3G-703
February 1974 Hollywood Sound Recorders, 6367 Selma Ave., Hollywood, CA – Sami Jo (Producer: Sonny Limbo)
008 74L-6329 LOOK AT US S7034
18 March 1974 Hollywood Sound Recorders, 6367 Selma Ave., Hollywood, CA – Sami Jo (Producer: Sonny Limbo)
009 74L-6276 LOVELY DAUGHTER M 14773/S3G-703
010 74L-6277? ALL THAT LOVE WENT TO WASTE unissued
011 74L-6278 I CAN'T SEE THE GOOD IN YOUR GOODBYE M14820/S3G-703
012 74L-6279? HERE I AM IN LOVE AGAIN
013 74L-6280 I'LL BELIEVE ANYTHING YOU SAY M 14773/S3G-703
014 TOPANGA CANYON ROAD unissued
015 START AGAIN S3G-703
016 74L-6283 IT COULD HAVE BEEN ME S7034/S3G-703
017 74L-6284 HE'S EVERYWHERE S3G-703
018 LONELY LOVIN' YOU S3G-703
April 1974 Hollywood Sound Recorders, 6367 Selma Ave., Hollywood, CA – Sami Jo (Producer: Sonny Limbo)
019 74L-6334 WITHOUT YOU MGM South S3G-703
020 74L-6335 GAMES POPLE PLAY MGM South S3G-703
24 March 1975 Hollywood Sound Recorders, 6367 Selma Ave., Hollywood, CA – Sami Jo (Producer: Sonny Limbo)
021 75L-6857 THE CLOSEST THING TO LOVE M3G-4998
022 75L-6858 ONCE IN A LIFETIME THING M3G-4998
023 75L-6859 STORMS OF TROUBLED TIMES M3G-4998
25 March 1975 Hollywood Sound Recorders, 6367 Selma Ave., Hollywood, CA – Sami Jo (Producer: Sonny Limbo)
024 75L-6867 JUST ENOUGH TO MAKE ME STAY M3G-4998
26 March 1975 Hollywood Sound Recorders, 6367 Selma Ave., Hollywood, CA – Sami Jo (Producer: Sonny Limbo)
025 75L-6860 YOU TURN ME AROUND M3G-4998
026 75L-6861 YOU'RE MY HOME M3G-4998
027 75L-6862 CHANGIN' M3G-4998
028 75L-6863 IF I COULD JUST FIND MY WAY M3G-4998
029 75L-6864 YOU'RE A PART OF ME M14820/M3G-4998
030 75L-6865 EVERY MAN WANTS ANOTHER MAN'S WOMAN M3G-4998
27 March 1975 Hollywood Sound Recorders, 6367 Selma Ave., Hollywood, CA – Sami Jo (Producer: Sonny Limbo)
031 75L-6845 ONCE IN A LIFETIME unissued
032 75L-6846 PARTLY CLOUDY unissued
ca. January 1976 Nashville, TN – Sami Jo (Producer: Sonny Limbo)
033 76NP 1695 GOD LOVES US (WHEN WE ALL SING TOGETHER) PD 14315
034 PARTLY CLOUDY PD 14315
ca June 1976 Nashville, TN – Sami Jo (Producer: Sonny Limbo, Mickey Buckins)
035 76N-1966 TAKE ME TO HEAVEN Polydor PD-14341
036 76N-1967 LET ME LAUGH (TO KEEP FROM CRYING) Polydor PD-14341
July 1979 Nashville, TN – Sami Jo
037 TROUBLE IS
+ unknown tracks for unissued Mercury album
Early 1981 Nashville, TN – Sami Jo Cole (Producer: Jimmy Bowen, Dixie Gamble Bowen)
047 ONE LOVE OVER EASY Elektra E-47127
048 YOU'VE GOT MY HEART IN YOUR HANDS Elektra E-47127
Mid 1981 Nashville, TN – Sami Jo Cole (Producer: Jimmy Bowen)
049 I CAN'T HELP MYSELF (HERE COMES THE FEELING) E-47211
050 CARELESSLY E-47211
Spring 1983 Nashville, TN – Sami Jo Cole (Producer: Jimmy Bowen)
There was another album scheduled but very probably not recorded
ca November 1983 Nashville, TN – Sami Jo Cole (Producer: Jim Ed Norman)
051 BTN2026 EMOTIONS WB 7-29368
052 I CAN'T HELP THE WAY I DON'T FEEL 7-29368
1985 Nashville, TN – Sami Jo (Producer: Sonny Limbo)
053 I'M GOING AWAY Southern Tracks ST-1045
054 WE DON'T LIVE HERE Southern Tracks ST-1045
1986 Nashville, TN – Sami Jo, * and Sammy Johns
055 FALLING FOR YOU* Southern Tracks ST-1054
056 THERE, I SAID IT AGAIN Southern Tracks ST-1054
late 1980s Hollywood, CA – Sami Jo (Producer: Snuff Garrett)
unknown unissued tracks, possibly lost


ALBUMS

MGM South S3G-703 It Could Have Been Me: It Could Have Been Me; I'll Believe Anything You Say; Without You; I Can't See The Good In Your Goodbye; Lovely Daughter; Tell Me A Lie; Games People Play; Start Again; Lonely Lovin' You; He's Everywhere - 74
MGM M3G-4998 Sami Jo: You're A Part Of Me; Storms Of Troubled Times; Every Man Wants Another Man's Woman; Changin'; If I Could Just Find My Way; Once In A Lifetime Thing; Just Enough To Make Me Stay; You're My Home; You Turn Me Around; The Closest Thing To Love – 09-75 

SINGLES
Fame (1971-72)
1481 Get It On / Don't Hang No Halos On Me – 04-71 (rev. May 1)
91003 Big Silver Angel / I Think I Love You Again - 72
MGM (1973-75) / Polydor (1976)
S 7029 Tell Me A Lie / Stay Where You Are - 01-74 (released on MGM South)
S 7034 It Could Have Been Me / Look At Us - 06-74 (released on MGM South, rev. July 6)
M 14773 I'll Believe Anything You Say / Lovely Daughter - 11-74  (rev. Dec. 21)
M 14820 You're A Part Of Me / I Can't See The Good In Your Goodbye - 06-75 (rev. Aug. 9)
PD 14315 God Loves Us (When We All Sing Together) / Partly Cloudy – 05-76
PD 14341 Take Me To Heaven / Let Me Laugh (To Keep From Crying) - 09-76
Mercury (1979)
Trouble Is – 79 (unissued)
Elektra (1981) as by Sami Jo Cole
E-47127 One Love Over Easy / You've Got My Heart In Your Hands - 03-81
E-47211 I Can't Help Myself (Here Comes The Feeling) / Carelessly - 08-81
Warner Brothers (1983) as by Sami Jo Cole
7-29368 Emotions / I Can't Help The Way I Don't Feel - 01-84
Southern Tracks (1985-86)
ST-1045 I'm Going Away / We Don't Live Here - 85
ST-1054 Falling For You / There, I Said It Again - 86 w. Sammy Johns