Saturday, July 4, 2015

Red Herron



2nd version

By Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank, Dick Grant

SESSIONS
January 1947 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Ave., Cincinnati, OH - Fiddlin Red Herron
001 K2362 BILLY IN THE LOWLAND 629/LP562
002 K2363 SOLDIER’S JOY Federal 45-10010 EP 239/LP562 Gusto GT7-0963-2
003 K2364 CINDY Federal 45-10018/LP562 King KSCD 0318
004 K2365 LISTEN TO THE MOCKINGBIRD 629 EP-239/LP562 KSCD 0318 GT7-0963
KING KSCD-0318 LEGENDS OF THE FIDDLE: 20 BLUEGRASS CLASSICS (2003); BACM CD D 394 FEDERAL CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSIC ON THE FEDERAL 10000 SERIES (UK, 2009)
December 1947 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Ave., Cincinnati, OH - Fiddlin Red Herron
005 K2784 SALLY GOODIN 801 EP-240/LP562 KSCS 0318 GT7-0963
006 K2785 DEVIL’S DREAM 45-10024 EP240/LP562 GT7-0963 BACM CD D 394
007 K2786 OVER THE WAVES WALTZ 801 EP 240/GT7-0963
008 K2787 FIFTY YEARS AGO 45-10010-BACM CD D 394
009 K2788 BACK UP AND PUSH 45-10024 EP240/LP-562 GT7-0963 BCM CD D 394
010 K2789 CRIPPLE CREEK Federal 10018 EP 239/LP562 KSCD 0318 GT7-0963 BACM CD D 394
011 K2790 CLUCK OLD HEN unissued
012 K2791 GOODNIGHT WALTZ 712 EP239/GT7-0963
013 K2792 WEDNESDAY NIGHT WALTZ unissued

ALBUMS
King 562 Square Dances Without Calls:
Billy In The Lowland; Sally Goodin; Devil's Dream; Back Up And Push; Silver Bells*; Snow Deer*; Cripple Creek; Soldier's Joy; Cindy; Listen To The Mocking Bird; Black Mountain Rag*; Come Here Son* – 58 Red Herron Orchestra with Charlie Linviles and Curly Fox*
Gusto GT7-0963 Fiddlin‘ Red Herron: Sally Goodin'; Devil's Dream;  Over The Waves;  Back Up And Push;  Soldier's Joy;  Cripple Creek;  Goodnight Waltz;  Listen To The Mockingbird – 09 (sampler)

EPs
King
EP 239 Fiddlin‘ Red Herron, vol. 1: Listen To The Mocking Bird;  Cripple Creek / Goodnight Waltz;  Soldier's Joy - 56
EP 240 Fiddlin‘ Red Herron, vol. 2: Sally Goodin;  Over The Waves /  Back Up And Push; Devil's Dream - 56

SINGLES
King
629 Billy In The Lowland / Listen To The Mockingbird – 16-06-47
712 Goodnight Waltz / [Nelson King: Deck of Cards] - ca 05-48
801 Sally Goodin / Over The Waves Waltz – 09-49
Federal
45-10010 Fifty Years Ago / Soldier s Joy – 16-04-51 (adv. Apr. 28)
45-10018 Cindy / Cripple Creek – 21-05-51
45-10024 Devil’s Dream / Back Up And Push – 51 (released on Federal)

James Reams



*10-01-1956
By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
1994 unknown – James Reams (James Reams [vcl/gt], John Herald [gt], Tom Paley [banjo], David Hamburger [dobro], Adam Kreiswirth [mandolin], Hank Bones [bass], Bill Christopherson [fiddle])
001 STANDING ON THE BEDSIDE Leghorn LH 004
002 TURKEY BUZZARD Leghorn LH 004
003 BALLAD OF A FEW DAYS Leghorn LH 004
004 BUSH AND TREE Leghorn LH 004
005 CAN‘T EXCHANGE IT Leghorn LH 004
006 SALVATIONS PLANS Leghorn LH 004
007 DRY AND DUSTY Leghorn LH 004
008 DAISY DEAN Leghorn LH 004
009 JOY JOY JOY Leghorn LH 004
010 RENFRO VALLEY HOME Leghorn LH 004
011 SILVERY COLORADO Leghorn LH 004
012 YOU MARRIED MY DAUGHTER BUT DIDN’T Leghorn LH 004
013 LITTLE JOE Leghorn LH 004
014 WINSBORO COTTON MILL BLUES Leghorn LH 004
015 LEGHORN STOMP Leghorn LH 004  
2000 unknown – James Reams (James Reams [vcl/gt], John Herald [gt], Danny Kalb [gt], David Hamburger [dobro], Adam Kreiswirth [mandolin], Orrin Star [banjo/mandolin], Tom Paley [banjo], Carl Hayano/ Hank Bones [bass], Bill Christophersen/ Kenny Kosek [fiddle], David Roche, Bev Grant [bck vcl])
016 JUST A YEAR AGO TODAY Redbird Music MRM 001
017 SWEET SUNNY SOUTH Redbird Music MRM 001
018 BROKEN DOWN GAMBLER Redbird Music MRM 001
019 THE BLACKEST CROW Redbird Music MRM 001
020 OTTO WOOD THE BADMAN Redbird Music MRM 001
021 JUST LOVING YOU Redbird Music MRM 001
022 YOU'VE GOT TO SHOVEL Redbird Music MRM 001
023 BLUES FOR LOUISIANA Redbird Music MRM 001
024 OH SO MANY YEARS Redbird Music MRM 001
025 OH MY LITTLE DARLING/DID YOU EVER SEE THE DEVIL Redbird Music MRM 001
026 BIG BLACK SHOTGUN Redbird Music MRM 001
027 RAILROADING ON THE GREAT DIVIDE Redbird Music MRM 001
028 JUST A SONG OF OLD KENTUCKY Redbird Music MRM 001   
2001 unknown – James Reams and The Barnstormers (James Reams [vcl/gt], Mickey Maguire [banjo], Scott Risner [mandolin],  Carl Hayano [bass/hmny vcl], Mark Farrell [fiddle/ mandolin/ hmny vcl], Kenny Kosek [fiddle])
029 FREIGHT TRAIN BLUES Copper Creek CCCD 0195  
030 HARD TO LOVE Copper Creek CCCD 0195
031 COAL DUST IN MY SOUL Copper Creek CCCD 0195  
032 BARNSTORMIN' Copper Creek CCCD 0195  
033 THE CINCINNATI SOUTHERN Copper Creek CCCD 0195
034 BLACK-EYED SUZY Copper Creek CCCD 0195
035 THE FIRST WHIPPOORWILL Copper Creek CCCD 0195
036 BLACK MOUNTAIN BLUES Copper Creek CCCD 0195  
037 DOGWOOD TREE Copper Creek CCCD 0195  
038 ROLLIN' ON Copper Creek CCCD 0195
039 BUFFALO CREEK FLOOD Copper Creek CCCD 0195
040 BIRCH BROOK EXIT Copper Creek CCCD 0195  
041 KENTUCKY RIVER MOTHER'S PRAYER Copper Creek CCCD 0195  
042 ROSES IN THE SNOW Copper Creek CCCD 0195
2002 unknown - James Reams and Walter Hensley (Barons of Bluegrass: James Reams [vcl/gt], Walter Hensley [gt/banjo], Mark Farrell [vcl/mandolin/fiddle], Carl Hayano [vcl/bass], Barry Mitterhoff [mandolin], Bob Mastro [fiddle]. Producer: James Reams)
043 LIVING WITHOUT YOU Copper Creek CCCD 0214
044 LADY LIBERTY Copper Creek CCCD 0214
045 WHO'S GOING DOWNTOWN Copper Creek CCCD 0214
046 LONESOME OLD HOME Copper Creek CCCD 0214
047 CROSSING JORDAN Copper Creek CCCD 0214
048 GREENVILLE TRESTLE HIGH Copper Creek CCCD 0214
049 THE LOST AND FOUND Copper Creek CCCD 0214
050 CAN'T WIN, CAN'T PLACE, CAN'T SHOW Copper Creek CCCD 0214
051 BRUSH ARBOR Copper Creek CCCD 0214
052 GOODBYE AND SO LONG TO YOU Copper Creek CCCD 0214
053 DIESEL SMOKE, DANGEROUS CURVES Copper Creek CCCD 0214
054 UPPER ELK CREEK Copper Creek CCCD 0214
055 WALKING IN OLD-TIME RELIGION Copper Creek CCCD 0214
2005 unknown – James Reams and The Barnstormers (James Reams [vcl/gt], Mickey Maguire [banjo], Carl Hayano [vcl/bass], Mark Farrell [vcl/fiddle/ mandolin] + Barry Mitterhoff [mandolin], Kenny Kosek [fiddle])
056 HEAD OF THE HOLLER Mountain Redbird MRM CD 004
057 CRUEL WILLIE Mountain Redbird MRM CD 004
058 AIN'T A BUMP IN THE ROAD Mountain Redbird MRM CD 004
059 LOST TRAIN BLUES Mountain Redbird MRM CD 004
060 HILLS OF MY COUNTY Mountain Redbird MRM CD 004
061 ERIN'S FLIGHT Mountain Redbird MRM CD 004
062 YOU BETTER WAKE UP Mountain Redbird MRM CD 004
063 LAZARUS Mountain Redbird MRM CD 004
064 EYE OF THE STORM Mountain Redbird MRM CD 004
065 LOST FOREST Mountain Redbird MRM CD 004
066 TROUBLED TIMES Mountain Redbird MRM CD 004
067 COOL DOWN ON THE BANKS OF JORDAN Mountain Redbird MRM CD 004
068 WINSBORO COTTON MILL BLUES Mountain Redbird MRM CD 004
069 COLD STATESVILLE GROUND Mountain Redbird MRM CD 004 .
2006 unknown - James Reams, Walter Hensley and the Barons of Bluegrass (James Reams [vcl/gt], Walter Haynes [vcl/banjo], The Barons of Bluegrass: Mark Farrell [baritone vcl/mandolin/fiddle], Jon Glik [mandolin/fiddle], Carl Hayano [tner vcl/bass])
070 I CAUGHT A KEEPER Mountain Redbird Music MRMCD005
071 HUMP-BACKED MULE Mountain Redbird Music MRMCD005
072 KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN Mountain Redbird Music MRMCD005
073 ROAD TO COLUMBUS Mountain Redbird Music MRMCD005
074 WHERE NO HEART GOES HUNGRY Mountain Redbird Music MRMCD005
075 WE'RE THE KIND OF PEOPLE THAT MAKE THE JUKEBOX PLAY Mountain Redbird Music MRMCD005
076 DREAMING OF A LITTLE CABIN Mountain Redbird Music MRMCD005
077 WILD CARD Mountain Redbird Music MRMCD005
078 YOU DON'T TELL ME THAT YOU LOVE ME ANYMORE Mountain Redbird Music MRMCD005
079 OLD CANE PRESS Mountain Redbird Music MRMCD005
080 YOU MUST WALK THE LINE Mountain Redbird Music MRMCD005
081 WORKING ON A BUILDING Mountain Redbird Music MRMCD005
2011 unknown – James Reams and The Barnstormers (James Reams [vcl/gt], Doug Nicolaisen [banjo],Nick Sullivan [vcl/bass], Mark Farrell [vcl/fiddle/ mandolin] +Barry Mitterhoff [mandolin], Kenny Kosek [fiddle])
082 ONE FOOT IN THE HONKY TONK Mountain Redbird MRM CD 006
083 CORNBREAD, MOLASSES AND SASSAFRAS TEA Mountain Redbird MRM CD 006
084 ALMOST HEAR THE BLUES Mountain Redbird MRM CD 006
085 SUSQUEHANNA GETAWAY Mountain Redbird MRM CD 006  
086 CITY THAT LIES FOURSQUARE Mountain Redbird MRM CD 006  
087 BAILING AGAIN Mountain Redbird MRM CD 006  
088 GOIN' HOME Mountain Redbird MRM CD 006
089 SNAKE EYES Mountain Redbird MRM CD 006  
090 FLORIDA BLUES Mountain Redbird MRM CD 006  
091 I CAN'T SETTLE DOWN Mountain Redbird MRM CD 006
092 IN THE CORNER AT THE TABLE BY THE JUKEBOX Mountain Redbird MRM CD 006
093 ROCKY CREEK Mountain Redbird MRM CD 006  
094 RIVER RISING Mountain Redbird MRM CD 006
095 KING OF THE BLUES Mountain Redbird MRM CD 006
096 PASSAMAQUODDY Mountain Redbird MRM CD 006



ALBUMS

Leghorn LH 004 Kentucky Songbird: Standing On The Bedside; Turkey Buzzard; Ballad Of A Few Days; Bush And Tree; Can‘t Exchange it; Salvations Plans; Dry And Dusty; Daisy Dean; Joy Joy Joy; Renfro Valley Home; Silvery Colorado; You Married My Daughter But Didn’t; Little Joe; Winsboro Cotton Mill Blues; Leghorn Stomp - 94
Mountain Redbird Music MRM 001 The Blackest Crow: Just A Year Ago Today; Sweet Sunny South; Broken Down Gambler; The Blackest Crow; Otto Wood The Badman; Just Loving You; You've Got To Shovel; Blues For Louisiana; Oh So Many Years; Oh My Little Darling/Did You Ever See The Devil; Big Black Shotgun; Railroading On The Great Divide; Just A Song Of Old Kentucky  - 00
Copper Creek CCCD 0195.Barnstormin': Freight Train Blues;  Hard To Love;  Coal Dust In My Soul;  Barnstormin';  The Cincinnati Southern;  Black-Eyed Suzy;  The First Whippoorwill;  Black Mountain Blues;  Dogwood Tree;  Rollin' On;  Buffalo Creek Flood;  Birch Brook Exit; ; Kentucky River Mother's Prayer;  Roses In The Snow- 01 w.The Barnstormers
Copper Creek CCCD 0214 The Barons Of Bluegrass: Living Without You; Lady Liberty; Who's Going Downtown; Lonesome Old Home;Crossing Jordan;Greenville Trestle High;The Lost And Found; Can't Win, Can't Place, Can't Show; Brush Arbor; Goodbye And So Long To You;Diesel Smoke, Dangerous Curves;Upper Elk Creek; Walking In Old-Time Religion – 17-09-03 James Reams and Walter Hensley and Barons of Bluegrass
Mountain Redbird Music MRM-CD 004 Troubled Times: Head Of The Holler; Cruel Willie; Ain't A Bump In The Road; Lost Train Blues; Hills Of My County; Erin's Flight; You Better Wake Up; Lazarus; Eye Of The Storm; Lost Forest; Troubled Times; Cool Down On The Banks Of Jordan; Winsboro Cotton Mill Blues; Cold Statesville Ground.- 05 w the Barnstormers
Mountain Redbird Music MRMCD005 Wild Card: I Caught A Keeper; Hump-Backed Mule; Kentucky Mountain; Road To Columbus; Where No Heart Goes Hungry; We're The Kind Of People That Make The Jukebox Play; Dreaming Of A Little Cabin; Wild Card; You Don't Tell Me That You Love Me Anymore; Old Cane Press; You Must Walk The Line; Working On A Building – 06 James Reams, Walter Hensley and The Barons Of Bluegrass
Mountain Redbird MRM-CD 006 One Foot In The Honky Tonk: One Foot In The Honky Tonk; Cornbread, Molasses and Sassafras Tea;  Almost Hear The Blues;  Susquehanna Getaway;  City That Lies Foursquare;  Bailing Again;  Goin' Home;  Snake Eyes;  Florida Blues;  I Can't Settle Down;  In The Corner At The Table By The Jukebox;  Rocky Creek;  River Rising;  King Of The Blues;  Passamaquoddy – 11 w the Barnstormers

John Fern



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
2006 unknown – John Fern
001 SMILE FOR THE CAMERA  
001a SMILE FOR THE CAMERA [single version]
002 LEAVE YOUR LIGHT ON
003 WHAT A TIME
004 ROSE VIRGINIA
005 HAVE A HAPPY BIRTHDAY
006 THINGS THAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN
007 MICHELLE'S SONG
008 HARMONY SOUND
009 PEGGY ANN
010 MISSIN' YOU AT CHRISTMAS
Tracks above issued on album Things That Might Have Been
2007 unknown – John Fern
011 IF ONLY I COULD BE AN OLD FREIGHT TRAIN
012 FLY IT HIGH
013 REMAINS
014 LEFT SCATTERED ON THE GROUND
015 YOU CAN RUN BUT YOU CANNOT HIDE
016 JUST ONCE AGAIN
017 EMPTY ROOMS
018 ZIHUATANEJO
019 I'LL KEEP WORKIN'
Tracks above issued on album Front Porch
2009 unknown – John Fern
020 JUST CAN'T LEAVE IT THERE
021 SIMPLE LITTLE LIFE
022 AIN'T BEEN NOTHIN' LIKE 'EM
023 GREYHOUND BUS VACATION
024 SINCE 1917
025 KNOCK 'EM DOWN
026 WE DON'T WANNA SAY GOOD-BYE
027 LEAVE US ALONE
028 A CHANGE OF SCENE
029 50-YEAR-OLD KID
Tracks above issued on album A Change of Scene
2011 unknown – John Fern
030 I GUESS I’M DOIN‘  ALL RIGHT  digital single
2011 unknown – John Fern
031 THINGS WILL TURN AROUND
032 COLD AND SNOW
033 YOU RESCUE ME
034 THOSE CHRISTMAS BLUES
035 DONE THE SAME
036 JUST A PRAYER
037 IT'S TOO LATE, ANYHOW
038 COME JANUARY FIRST
039 JUST AN OLD CLICHE
040 THE LOVE I FEEL FOR YOU
Tracks above issued on album Just An old Cliche
2012 unknown – John Fern
041 MAKIN’ MUSIC ON MAIN STREET digital single
2013 unknown – John Fern
042 EMPTY ROOMS  digital single
043 THE VOICE OF THE WIND digital single

ALBUMS

John Fern ? (UPC634479421037) Things That Might Have Been: Smile for the Camera; Leave Your Light On; What a Time; Rose Virginia; Have a Happy Birthday; Things That Might Have Been; Michelle's Song; Harmony Sound; Peggy Ann; Missin' You at Christmas; Smile for the Camera (Single Track) - 31-10-06
John Fern ? (UPC634479646508) Front Porch: If Only I Could Be an Old Freight Train; Fly It High; Remains; Left Scattered on the Ground; You Can Run But You Cannot Hide; Just Once Again; Empty Rooms; Zihuatanejo; I'll Keep Workin' - 08-10-07
John Fern ? (UPC884502005257) A Change Of Scene: Just Can't Leave It There:  Simple Little Life; Ain't Been Nothin' Like 'Em;  Greyhound Bus Vacation;  Since 1917;  Knock 'Em Down;  We Don't Wanna Say Good-bye;  Leave Us Alone;  A Change of Scene;  50-year-old Kid - 09
John Fern ? (UPC884502973297) Just An Old Cliche: Things will turn around;  Cold and Snow;  You Rescue Me;  Those Christmas Blues;  Done the Same;  Just a Prayer;  It's too late, anyhow;  Come January First;  Just an Old Cliche;  The Love I feel for You - 11

Dennis Bottoms



*28-08-1954 Springfield, VA
2nd version

By Praguefrank
SESSIONS

ca November 1984 Nashville, TN – Dennis Bottoms (Producer: John Slate)
001 CTN2361 DID I STAY TOO LONG WB 7-29035
002 PICK A LITTLE BOOGIE WB 7-29035
Ca May 1985 Nashville, TN – Dennis Bottoms and The Bottomland Band  (Producer: John Slate)
003 DTN2458 BRING ON THE SUNSHINE WB 7-28944
004 HONKY TONK HEAVEN WB 7-28898
005 DTN2460 GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN WB 7-28944 WB 7-28898

SINGLES
Warner Brothers (1985)
7-29035 Did I Stay Too Long / Pick A Little Boogie – 08-03-85
7-28944 Bring On The Sunshine / Gone But Not Forgotten – 21-06-85
7-28898 Honky Tonk Heaven / Gone But Not Forgotten – 30-08-85