Sunday, June 28, 2015

Ray Sawyer



Ray "Eye Patch" Sawyer, *01-02-1937 Chickasaw, AL
2nd version

By Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank

SESSIONS see also Dr. Hook
ca July 1960 poss. Mobile, Al – Ray Sawyer
001 1061-MS BELLS IN MY HEART Sandy 1030
002 1062-MS ROCKIN' SATELITE Sandy 1030
ca July 1962 poss. Mobile, Al – Ray Sawyer
003 1076-MS I'M GONNA LEAVE Sandy 1037-45
004 1075-MS YOU GAVE ME THE RIGHT Sandy 1037-45
September 1976 [no 21353] Studio By The Pond, Nashville, TN  – Ray Sawyer (musicians similar as below)
005 93429 (ONE MORE YEAR OF) DADDY'S LITTLE GIRL Capitol 4344/ ST-11591
006 93430 I NEED THE HIGH (BUT I CAN'T STAND THE TASTE) 4344 4416/ST-11591
November 1976 [no 21416] Studio By The Pond, Nashville, TN – Ray Sawyer (Ray Sawyer [vcl], Steve Gibson [gt], Doyle Grisham [steel], Ted Reynolds [bass], Kenny Malone/ Larrie Londin [drums], Buddy Spicher [fiddle],  Lisa Silver [fiddle/bck vcl], Bobby Ogdin [piano],  Shane Keister [keyboards] + Carl Gorodetzky, Christian Teal, Gary Vanosdale, George Binkley, Lennie Haight, Marvin Chantry, Roy Christensen, Sheldon Kurland [strings] +  Diane Tidwell, Sheri Kramer [bck vcl]. Producer: Ron Haffkine)
007 93580 THE ONE I'M HOLDING NOW 4386/ST-11591
008 93581 DRINKING WINE ALONE 4820/ST-11591
009 93582 MAYBE I COULD USE THAT IN A SONG ST-11591
010 93583 RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD 4386/ST-11591
011 93584 CRAZY ROSIE ST-11591
012 93585 LOVE AIN'T THE QUESTION (LOVE AIN'T THE ANSWER) ST-11591
013 93586 WALLS AND DOORS 4416/ST-11591
014 93587 THE LAST OF A DYING BREED ST-11591
1 May 1978 [no 21900] poss. Nashville, TN – Ray Sawyer
015 95058 THE DANCING FOOL 4592
016 95059 RHYTHM GUITAR 4592
1 June 1979 [no 22337] poss. Nashville, TN – Ray Sawyer
017 96052 I WANT JOHNNY'S JOB 4747
018 96053 WHAT I'M HOLDING 4747


ALBUMS
Capitol SW-11591 Ray Sawyer:
Red-Winged Blackbird; Drinking Wine Alone; Love Ain't The Question; The One I'm Holding Now; (One More Year Of) Daddy's Little Girl; Crazy Rosie; Maybe I Could Use That In The Song; I Need That High; Walls And Doors; Last Of A Dying Breed – 01-77 (rev. Jan. 22)

SINGLES
Sandy (1959-62)
1030 Bells In My Heart / Rockin' Satelite – 09-60
1037-45 I'm Gonna Leave / You Gave Me The Right – 08-62
Capitol (1976-79)
4344 I Need The High / (One More Year Of) Daddy's Little Girl - 09-76
4386 The One I'm Holding Now / Red-Winged Blackbird - 01-77
4416 Walls And Doors / I Need That High - 04-77
4592 Dancing Fool / Rhythm Guitar - 05-78
4747 I Want Johnny's Job / What I'm Holding – 09-07-79
4820 I Don't Feel Much Like Smilin' [Dr. Hook] / Drinking Wine Alone [Ray Sawyer] – 14-01-80

Dixie Gentlemen



2nd version 
by Praguefrank, Michal Gololobov, John Morris, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS
1959 unknown – Dixie Gentlemen (Jake Landers [gt], Herschel Sizemore [mandolin], Rual Yarbrough [banjo])
001 CP-2643 PRAY FOR ME Blue Sky 45-110 /Old Homestead OHCD-4024
002 CP-2644 THREE STEPS Blue Sky 45-110/Old Homestead OHCD-4024
1963 Nashville, TN – The Blue Ridge Mountain Boys (Kelso Herston [gt], Jerry Kennedy [gt], Herschel Sizemore [mandolin/banjo/vcl], Charles Trent [banjo], Rual Yarbrough [banjo/vcl], Tommy Jackson [fiddle],
Buddy Killen [bass], Murrey Harman [drums], Jake Landers [vcl])
003 FOOTPRINTS IN THE SNOW Time S-2083
004 BOIL THEM CABBAGE DOWN Time S-2083
005 ANGEL BAND Time S-2083
006 HOME SWEET HOME Time S-2083
007 IF I HAD A HAMMER Time S-2083
008 ARKANSAS TRAVELER Time S-2083
009 JOHN HENRY Time S-2083
010 FLINT HILL SPECIAL Time S-2083
011 TRAIN 45 Time S-2083
012 BLUE MOON OF KENTUCKY Time S-2083
013 FOGGY MOUNTAIN BREAKDOWN Time S-2083
1963 Nashville, TN – The Blue Ridge Mountain Boys (Kelso Herston [gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Wayne Moss [gt], Bobby Smith [gt], Herschel Sizemore [mandolin/banjo/vcl], Rual Yarbrough [banjo/vcl], Buddy Killen [bass], Murrey Harman [drums], Jake Landers [vcl])
014 BEFORE I MET YOU Time S-2103
015 JIMMY BROWN, THE NEWSBOY Time S-2103
016 I'M SITTING ON TOP OF THE WORLD Time S-2103
017 I'M CRYING MY HEART OUT OVER YOU Time S-2103
018 LONESOME ROAD BLUES Time S-2103
019 BIRMINGHAM JAIL Time S-2103
020 DO REMEMBER ME Time S-2103
021 SOURWOOD MOUNTAIN Time S-2103
022 KENTUCKY WALTZ Time S-2103
023 ROCKY ROAD BLUES Time S-2103
024 UNDER THE DOUBLE EAGLE Time S-2103
025 JUST BECAUSE Time S-2103
ca July 1963 Nashville, TN – Dixie Gentlemen (Jake Landers, Herschel Sizemore, Rual Yarbrough)
026 ZTSP-87404 WILL YOU WAIT FOR ME United Artists UA-639/UAS-6296
027 DEAR ONE United Artists UAS-6296
028 ALONE AND BROKEN HEARTED United Artists UAS-6296
029 WILL I NEVER EVER United Artists UAS-6296
030 DEPRESSED United Artists UAS-6296
031 WHERE THE SUN SHINES United Artists UAS-6296
032 THIS IS THE GIRL I LOVE United Artists UAS-6296
033 ZTSP-87405 WHAT CAN I SAY United Artists UA-639/UAS-6296
034 GOING ALONG United Artists UAS-6296
035 LONELY HIGHWAY United Artists UAS-6296
036 I WILL FOLLOW JESUS United Artists UAS-6296
037 WHY I LOVE YOU United Artists UAS-6296
ca 1965 Muscle Shoals, AL - Dixie Gentlemen (Jake Landers, Herschel
Sizemore, Rual Yarbrough, Mac Letson [square dance calls]*,Wayne Redden
[square dance calls]**)
038 PRP 2591 LAST THING ON MY MIND* Lou Mac LM-102
039 PRP 2592 LAST THING ON MY MIND Lou Mac LM-102
040 PRP-4291 I DON'T WORRY* Lou Mac LM-103-A
041 PRP-4292 I DON'T WORRY Lou Mac LM-103-B
042 PRP-6081 DOOLEY* Lou Mac LM-105-A
043 PRP-6082 DOOLEY Lou Mac LM-105-B
1966 unknown – Dixie Genrtlemen (George Shell [calls*])
044 I CAN’T STOP NOW Mar-Let MAR-513
045 I CAN’T STOP NOW* Mar-Let MAR-513
13 November 1966 unknown - Dixie Gentlemen and Tut Taylor(Jake Landers, Rual
Yarbrough, Hershel Sizemore, Vassar Clements, Jesse Handley + Tut Taylor)
046 HOW MANY HEARTS HAVE YOU BROKEN Tune TRC-1001 Old Homest. OHS-90024
047 FLINT RIVER RAMBLE Tune TRC-1001 Old Homest. OHS-90024
048 THE WAVES OF SORROW Tune TRC-1001 Old Homest. OHS-90024
049 LITTLE GREEN PILL Tune TRC-1001 Old Homest. OHS-90024
050 DIXIE RIDE Tune 45-1001 TRC-1001 Old Homest. OHS-90024
051 SOLDIER'S RETURN Tune TRC-1001 Old Homest. OHS-90024
052 RIDING TO RIMROCK Tune TRC-1001 Old Homest. OHS-90024
053 YOUR HEART TELLS THE TRUTH Tune 45-1001 TRC-1001 Old Homest. OHS-90024
054 PINE LAKE PICKING Tune TRC-1001 Old Homest. OHS-90024
055 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL Tune TRC-1001 Old Homest. OHS-90024
056 PICKING PEANUTS Tune TRC-1001 Old Homest. OHS-90024
057 RUNNING WILD Tune TRC-1001 Old Homest. OHS-90024
058 PRP-4891 PASSING STRANGER Tune 138
058 PRP-4892 BLUEGRASS MINOR Tune 138
ca. 1967 - Bobby and Rual (Rual Yarbrough, Bobby Smith, Hershel Sizemore,
Jesse Handley + Tut Taylor)
060 PRP-5981 BACK AWAY Tune 140
061 PRP-5982 BANJO MAN Tune 140
around 25 December 1972 unknown – Dixie Gentlemen (Jake Landers [vcl/gt], Rual Yarborough [vcl/banjo], Hershel Sizemore [ mandolin], John Montgomery [bass], Vassar Clements [fiddle]. James Bryan [fiddle])
062 THIS IS THE GIRL I LOVE Old Homestead 5020/OHS-90020 OHCD-4024
063 LITTLE PAL Old Homestead OHS-90020 OHCD-4024
064 DUELING BANJOS [MOCKIN’BANJO*] Old Homestead 5020/OHS-90020 OHCD-4024*
065 I'LL NEVER FORGET Old Homestead OHS-90020 OHCD-4024
066 I'LL WEAR THE BANNER Old Homestead OHS-90020 OHCD-4024
067 I'M ALONE AND BROKEN HEARTED Old Homestead OHS-90020 OHCD-4024
068 SHORT THEM CONTRACT Old Homestead OHS-90020 OHCD-4024
069 WAVES OF SORROW Old Homestead OHS-90020 OHCD-4024
070 WALK SOFTLY ON MY HEART Old Homestead OHS-90020 OHCD-4024
071 DIXIE RIDE Old Homestead OHS-90020 OHCD-4024
072 IT'S A LONESOME ROAD Old Homestead OHS-90020 OHCD-4024
073 WHY NOT CONFESS Old Homestead OHS-90020 OHCD-4024


1992 unknown – The Dixie Gentlemen With Vassar Clements (Jake Landers [ld vcl/gt], Vassar Clements [fiddle/hmny vcl], Rual Yarbrough [banjo/hmny vcl], Hershel Sizemore [mandolin/ hmny vcl], W. F. Killen [bass])
074 TAKE ME BACK TO DIXIE Rutabaga RR 3016 Old Homestead OHCD-4024
075 RAIN RAIN RAIN Rutabaga RR 3016 Old Homestead OHCD-4024
076 SOMEDAY WE'LL MEET AGAIN Rutabaga RR 3016 Old Homestead OHCD-4024
077 GREY EAGLE Rutabaga RR 3016 Old Homestead OHCD-4024
078 BEST FRIEND I KNOW Rutabaga RR 3016 Old Homestead OHCD-4024
079 I AIN'T GOT NO SILVER EAGLE Rutabaga RR 3016 Old Homestead OHCD-4024
080 LEAVE WHEN YOU WANT TO Rutabaga RR 3016 Old Homestead OHCD-4024
081 I DON'T LIKE TO FLY Rutabaga RR 3016 Old Homestead OHCD-4024
082 CINCINNATI RAG Rutabaga RR 3016 Old Homestead OHCD-4024
083 WALKING AND TALKING IN THE RIGHT WAY Rutabaga RR 3016 OHCD-4024


ALBUMS
Time 52083/S 2083 Hootenanny'n'Bluegrass:
Footprints In The Snow; Boil Them Cabbage Down; Angel Band; Home Sweet Home; If I Had A Hammer; Arkansas Traveler; John Henry; Flint Hill Special; Train 45; Blue Moon Of Kentucky; Foggy Mountain Breakdown - 10-63
Time 52103/S 2103 Bluegrass Down Home: Before I Met You; Jimmy Brown, The Newsboy; I'm Sitting On Top Of The World; I'm Crying My Heart Out Over You; Lonesome Road Blues; Birmingham Jail; Do Remember Me; Sourwood Mountain; Kentucky Waltz; Rocky Road Blues; Under The Double Eagle; Just Because - 64
United Artists UAL-3296/UAS-6296 The Country Style Of The Dixie Gentlemen: Will You Wait; Dear One; Alone And Broken Hearted; Will I Never Ever; Depressed; Where The Sun Shines; This Is The Girl I Love; What Can I Say; Going Along; Lonely Highway; I Will Follow Jesus; Why I Love You – 12-63
Tune TRC-1001 Blues And Bluegrass: How Many Hearts Have You Broken; Flint River Ramble; The Waves Of Sorrow; Little Green Pill; Dixie Ride; Soldier's Return; Riding To Rimrock; Your Heart Tells The Truth; Pine Lake Picking; Orange Blossom Special; Picking Peanuts; Running Wild – 02-67 w. Tut Taylor (Reissued on Old Homestead OHS-90024)
Old Homestead OHS-90020 Together Once More: This Is The Girl I Love; Little Pal; Dueling Banjos; I'll Never Forget; I'll Wear The Banner; I'm Alone And Broken Hearted; Short Them Contract; Waves Of Sorrow; Walk Softly On My Heart; Dixie Ride; It's A Lonesome Road; Why Not Confess – 09-73 (reissued as part of OHCD-4024 Today And Yesterday)
Rutabaga RR 3016 Take Me Back To Dixie: Take Me Back To Dixie; Rain Rain Rain; Someday We'll Meet Again; Grey Eagle; Best Friend I Know; I Ain't Got No Silver Eagle; Leave When You Want To; I Don't Like To Fly; Cincinnati Rag; Walking And Talking In The Right Way - 92 (reissued as part of Old Homestead OHCD-4024 Today And Yesterday)
Old Homestead OHCD-4024 Today And Yesterday: Take Me Back To Dixie; Rain Rain Rain; Someday We'll Meet Again; Grey Eagle; Best Friend I Know; I Ain't Got No Silver Eagle; Leave When You Want To; I Don't Like To Fly; Cincinnati Rag; Walking And Talking In The Right Way; This Is The Girl I Love; Little Pal; Dueling Banjos; I'll Never Forget; I'll Wear The Banner; I'm Alone And Broken Hearted; Short Them Contract; Waves Of Sorrow; Walk Softly On My Heart; Dixie Ride; It's A Lonesome Road; Why Not Confess; Pray For Me*; Three Steps* - ca 99 (*previously unissued on album)





SINGLES
Blue Sky (1959)
45-110 Pray For Me / Three Steps – 59
United Artists (1963)
UA 639 What Can I Say / Will You Wait For Me - 09-63
Lou Mac (1965)
LM-102 Last Thing On My Mind / Last Thing On My Mind - 65
LM-103 I Don't Worry /  I Don't Worry - 65
LM-105 Dooley /  Dooley – 65
Mar-Let
MAR-513 [George Shell:] I Can’t Stop Now / [Dixie Gentlemen:] I Can’t Stop Now – 66
Old Homestead (1972-81)
45-5007 The Secret Of The Waterfall / The Last Request - 72
45-5020 Dueling Banjo / This Is The Girl I Love - 73

Stacy Grubb



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
2009 Hilltop Recording Studios, 902 Due West Ave., Nashville, TN – Stacy Grubb (w. Clay Hess Band. Producer: Ronnie Cochran)
001 HURRICANE
002 BABY DEAR
003 APPALACHIAN RAIN
004 WEST VIRGINIA WILDFLOWER
005 VIOLET STEELE
006 TIME HASN'T CHANGED ANYTHING
007 RUNAWAY TRAIN
008 I WONDER WHERE YOU ARE
009 HARD ROW TO HOE
010 LET IT GO
011 GONE FOR GOOD
012 ONCE UPON A CROSS
Tracks above issued on album Hurricane
2014 unknown – Stacy Grubb (Producer: Clay Hess)
013 WISH I DIDN'T KNOW LOVE
014 CAN'T LET YOU GO
015 SIX WHITE HORSES
016 COLD ON THE GROUND
017 (FALLING LIKE A) LEAF IN A SUMMER STORM
018 GONE AWAY FROM ME
019 BECAUSE YOU LOVE ME
020 STRAIGHT LINE
021 SPIRIT OF THE MOUNTAINS
022 TIME
023 ALL THAT MATTERS
024 BEAUTIFUL GIRL
Tracks above issued on album From  The  Barroom  To  The  Steeple
2014 unknown – Stacy Grubb and Clay Hess
025 IS IT CHRISTMAS WHERE YOU ARE



ALBUMS

Stacy Grubb ?  Hurricane:   Hurricane;  Baby Dear;  Appalachian Rain; West Virginia Wildflower; Violet Steele;  Time Hasn't Changed Anything; Runaway Train; I Wonder Where You Are; Hard Row To Hoe; Let It Go; Gone For Good; Once Upon A Cross – 04-09
Kang ? From  The  Barroom  To  The  Steeple:  Wish I Didn't Know Love; . Can't Let You Go; Six White Horses; Cold On the Ground; (Falling Like A) Leaf in a Summer Storm; Gone Away from Me; Because You Love Me; Straight Line; Spirit of the Mountains; Time; All That Matters; Beautiful Girl – 12-14

Ashley Cook



*Monto, Queensland, AUS
By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
2004 unknown, AUS – Ashley  Cook, *w. Kimberley Cook
001 PADDY LBS 087CD
002 CALLING IT A DAY LBS 087CD  
003 STRINGYBARK AND GREENHIDE LBS 087CD  
004 A RINGER IN THE MAKING LBS 087CD 
005 THE LAST OF  HER LINE LBS 087CD  
006 CATTLE DUST AND LEATHER LBS 087CD  
007 RIDE RINGER RIDE LBS 087CD 
008 THE CHESTNUT, THE OLD MAN AND HEELER LBS 087CD  
009 LEAD ME DOWN TO THE STOCKYARD* LBS 087CD 
010 BLUE QUEENSLAND DOGS LBS 087CD
011 WHEN THE SADDLE WAS HIS THRONE LBS 087CD 
012 LIFE ON THE BLACKSOIL PLAINS LBS 087CD  
2006 unknown, AUS – Ashley  Cook
013 BIG GOD FISHING HOLE LBS 103CD  
014 TRAINS LBS 103CD  
015 BENEATH THE QUEENSLAND MOON LBS 103CD 
016 THE ROAD TO KAKADU LBS 103CD 
017 DROVERS LAMENT LBS 103CD  
018 HAPPY BIRTHDAY MATE LBS 103CD  
019 A BUSHMANS LIFE LBS 103CD 
020 THE DAM ON THE DAWSON LBS 103CD 
021 I’M A DRAGLINE LBS 103CD   
022 THE GYMPIE HORSE STAMPEDE LBS 103CD  
023 MEMORIES LBS 103CD  
024 ANOTHER DAY ANOTHER LOAD LBS 103CD  
2008 unknown, AUS – Ashley  Cook, *w. Kimberley Cook
025 HEADING FOR THE WARWICK RODEO LBS 115CD  
026 WHERE THE WHITE FACE ROAM LBS 115CD 
027 LITTLE JACKAROO LBS 115CD  
028 RIDING HOME AT SUNDOWN LBS 115CD  
029 THE FLYING DOCTOR LBS 115CD 
030 AWAY OUT ON THE PLAIN LBS 115CD  
031 MUSIC IN MY PONY'S FEET LBS 115CD  
032 LITTLE RED BONNET LBS 115CD  
033 WILD RIVER LBS 115CD
034 DINGO LBS 115CD 
035 OVER HILLTOP AND HOLLOW* LBS 115CD  
036 BUDDY AND GRACE LBS 115CD  
2011 unknown, AUS – Ashley  Cook, *w. Kimberley Cook
037 HIGHWAYS OF  THE GREAT OUTBACK LBS 128CD  
038 THE STRANGER LBS 128CD  
039 IT'S NOT LIKE THAT NOW LBS 128CD
040 CANE CUTTERS CORDIAL LBS 128CD 
041 RIDING DOWN THE VALLEY LBS 128CD
042 CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK LBS 128CD 
043 BALL BEARING RINGERS LBS 128CD
044 CUBAN HEELS LBS 128CD 
045 I LOVE YOU TEN FOOT TALL LBS 128CD 
046 IN THE FRONT ROW LBS 128CD 
047 BULLS, BUCKLES, BEER LBS 128CD  
048 HE'S JUST THE ONE* LBS 128CD   - 11
2014 unknown, AUS – Ashley  Cook
049 BIG FELLA WUDUMBAH LBS 149CD 
050 RICHARD HEAD LBS 149CD 
051 LAND OF THE FLYING JABIRU LBS 149CD 
052 CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK LBS 149CD 
053 BLACK MAN JACKY JACKY LBS 149CD 
054 SHIPS OF THE DESERT LBS 149CD 
055 DARK EYED BROTHERS LBS 149CD 
056 THISTLES ON THE HILLSIDE LBS 149CD 
057 THE HORSE THAT COULD DO NOTHING RIGHT LBS 149CD 
058 BROKE LBS 149CD 
059 I'M PROUD TO BE AN AUSSIE LBS 149CD 
060 LOST LBS 149CD   


ALBUMS

LBS [AUS] LBS 087CD Cattle Dust and Leather: Paddy;  Calling It A Day;  Stringybark and Greenhide;  A Ringer In The Making; The Last Of  Her Line;  Cattle Dust and Leather;  Ride Ringer Ride; The Chestnut, The Old Man And Heeler;  Lead Me Down To The Stockyard (w.  Kimberley Cook); Blue Queensland Dogs; When The Saddle Was His Throne;  Life On The Blacksoil Plains - 05
LBS  [AUS] LBS 103CD Beneath The Queensland Moon: Big God Fishing Hole;  Trains;  Beneath The Queensland Moon;  The Road To Kakadu;  Drovers Lament;  Happy Birthday Mate;  A Bushmans Life; The Dam On The Dawson;  I’m A Dragline;  The Gympie Horse Stampede;  Memories;  Another Day Another Load - 07
LBS  [AUS] LBS 115CD I Remember Buddy Williams: Heading For The Warwick Rodeo;  Where The White Face Roam; Little Jackaroo;  Riding Home At Sundown;  The Flying Doctor;  Away Out On The Plain;  Music In My Pony's Feet;  Little Red Bonnet;  Wild River;  Dingo; Over Hilltop And Hollow (with Kimberley Cook);  Buddy and Grace - 09
LBS  [AUS] LBS 128CD Highways Of The Great Outback:  Highways Of  The Great Outback;  The Stranger;   It's Not Like That Now; Cane Cutters Cordial;  Riding Down The Valley; Chip Off The Old Block; Ball Bearing Ringers; Cuban Heels; I Love You Ten Foot Tall;  In The Front Row; Bulls, Buckles, Beer;  He's Just The One (with Kimberley Cook) - 11
LBS [AUS] LBS 149CD Ashley Cook Salutes Brian Young: Big Fella Wudumbah; Richard Head; Land of the Flying Jabiru; Chip off the old Block; Black Man Jacky Jacky; Ships of the Desert; Dark Eyed Brothers; Thistles on the Hillside; The Horse That Could Do Nothing Right; Broke; I'm Proud To Be An Aussie; Lost - 14