Monday, September 12, 2016

Red Dirt Rangers


2nd version
By Praguefrank, Vaclav Zpatecka
SESSIONS
1991 unknown – Red Dirt Rangers
001 STEEL RAIL BLUES
002 OVERNIGHT SENSATION
003 OKLAHOMA STATE FAIR
004 LAVENA
005 NEIGHBORS
006 LONESOME ROAD BLUES
007 LONG TIME
008 TUMBLEWEED TWILIGHT ZONE
009 VIVIAN
010 IDABEL BLUES
011 MYSTERY DATE
012 NEW ORLEANS
Tracks above issued on album Cimarron Soul
1993 unknown – Red Dirt Rangers  (John Cooper, Brad Piccolo, Ben Han, Dave Clark, Bob Wiles, Scott Buxton, Dale Pierce)
013 MISSING YOU BLUES RDR 9301
014 A TRAIN RIDE'S ALLRIGHT RDR 9301
015 DOG ON THE CHAIN RDR 9301
016 BLUE DIAMOND RDR 9301
017 CIMARRON VALLEY RDR 9301
018 RESTLESS SPIRITS RDR 9301
019 FACE I'M LOOKING FOR RDR 9301
020 THESE FOUR WALLS RDR 9301
021 HEY WATTAYA MEAN RDR 9301
022 THIS TIME RDR 9301
023 HE LOVES HIS MULE RDR 9301
024 PENNIES FROM HEAVEN RDR 9301  
1995 unknown – Red Dirt Rangers
025 USED TO BE  RDR 9701
Track above issued on v/a EP The Songs Of Route 66

1996 unknown – Red Dirt Rangers (Ben Han [vcl/ld gt], Bradley Piccolo [vcl/gt], John Cooper [vcl/mandolin/ percussion], Bob Wiles [vcl/bass] , Kenny Earley [vcl/drums/ percussion],  Benny Craig  [fiddle/steel/ harp], + Lisa Mednick [organ/ accordian], Dickie Lee Erwin [banjo], Scott Buxton [drums], Lloyd Maines [shaker egg]).
026 DEEP ELLEM BLUES RDR 9701
027 FOLLOW ME DOWN RDR 9701
028 TRAIN RIDE’S ALRIGHT RDR 9701
029 DOG ON A CHAIN RDR 9701
030 IDABEL BLUES RDR 9701
031 BLUE DIAMOND RDR 9701
032 DOLORES RDR 9701
033 BE MY BABY RDR 9701
034 BLACK GOLD RDR 9701
034 FRESH CUT HAY RDR 9701
035 NEW ORLEANS RDR 9701
036 LAST DOLLAR ROAD RDR 9701
1999 Abbey Trails, Austin, TX - Red Dirt Rangers (Ben Han [vcl/ac gt/el gt], Bradley Piccolo [vcl/ac gt], John Cooper [vcl/mandolin/ percussion], Bob Wiles [vcl/ bass],  Kenny Earley [drums])
037 COLD DECEMBER WIND Lazy SOB 6 
038 NICKELS AND DIMES Lazy SOB 6
039 HEY WHATTYA MEAN Lazy SOB 6 
040 CADILLAC EIGHT Lazy SOB 6 
041 1999 Lazy SOB 6
042 TIMES HAVE CHANGED Lazy SOB 6 
043 RAINBOW ROCKER Lazy SOB 6 
044 STEEL RAIL BLUES Lazy SOB 6
045 ARIZONA STATE LINE Lazy SOB 6 
046 NEIGHBORS Lazy SOB 6
047 RANGERS’ COMMAND Lazy SOB 6 
048 THE DAY THE MANDOLIN DIED Lazy SOB 6
2000 unknown – Red Dirt Rangers (John Cooper, Brad Piccolo, Ben Han, Bob Wiles)
049 TUMBLEWEED TWILIGHT ZONE RDR 0001
050 BULLFROG  RDR 0001
051 WOOGLY BOOGLY BEE RDR 0001
052 BLUE SHOE RDR 0001
053 BLACK DOGS AND WHITE DOGS RDR 0001
054 HEY LOTTIE LO RDR 0001
055 NOBODY ELSE LIKE ME RDR 0001
056 TREEHOUSE RDR 0001
057 OLD DAN TUCKER RDR 0001
058 CALM AND CAREFUL RDR 0001
2002 unknown – Red Dirt Rangers (John Cooper, Brad Piccolo, Ben Han, Bob Wiles.
+ Byron Berline, John Hickman, Terry "Buffalo" Ware, Dwight Twilley, Bob Childers)
059 WE DON’T HAVE TO SAY GOODBYE RDR 0201
060 KITE FLIERS RDR 0201
061 WHAT’S THE CHANCE Lazy SOB 107
062 LEAVE THIS WORLD A BETTER PLACE Lazy SOB 107
063 GOOD MORNING MARYANNE Lazy SOB 107
064 TIME AIN’T NOTHIN’ RDR 0201
065 ANGELINA RDR 0201
066 DON’T FORGET ABOUT LOVE Lazy SOB 107
067 COME ON DOWN Lazy SOB 107
068 STARIN’ DOWN THE SUN RDR 0201
069 DWIGHT TWILLEY’S GARAGE SALE RDR 0201
070 ELVIS LOVED HIS MAMA RDR 0201
071 EACH STEP YOU TAKE RDR 0201
2007 The Church Studio, Tulsa, OK - Red Dirt Rangers (Brad Piccolo [vcl/gt], Ben Han [vcl/gt], John Cooper [vcl/ mandolin/ percussion], Randy Crouch [steel/ fiddle], Don Morris [bass gt], Jim Karstein [drums], Augie Meyers [accordion/ grand piano] + Jimmy 'Junior' Markham [harmonica])
072 RED DIRT ROADS RDR 0701   
073 SPICE AND SUGAR RDR 0701   
074 UNDER THE RADAR RDR 0701   
075 PSYCHEDELIC COWBOY (SONG FOR SIR DOUG) RDR 0701   
076 LAVEÑA RDR 0701   
077 THIS TIME RDR 0701   
078 WILD HORSES RDR 0701   
079 ENJOY THE RIDE RDR 0701   
080 SOUL SATISFACTION RDR 0701   
081 MIDNIGHT RAIN RDR 0701   
082 ALWAYS COME BACK RDR 0701   
083 TURN THIS TRAIN AROUND RDR 0701   
084 PENNIES FROM HEAVEN RDR 0701   
085 STILLWATER RDR 0701    
2008 [sessions for The Great Divide and Friends: Dirt and Spirit] uknown – Red Dirt Rangers
086 GOD’S BLUES
087 I’M SO GLAD
2013 The Farm Studios, Pawnee County, OK – Red Dirt Rangers (Lloyd Maines [gt/steel/dobro], John Fullbright [gt/ banjo/ dulcimer/ accordion/ grand piano/ Clavinet/ Hammond b-3 organ/ Wurlitzer organ], Fats Kaplin [steel/ baglama/ fiddle]; Gary Linde [clarinet/ sax], Steve Ham [trombone/ sousaphone]; Dave Kobel [cowbells]; Randy Crouch, 088 WHERE THE ARKANSAS RIVER LEAVES OKLAHOMA Ranger 1301
089 HEAVEN AND HELL Ranger 1301
090 WITHOUT MY BABY Ranger 1301
091 OH ANGEL Ranger 1301
092 TAKE LIFE AS IT COMES Ranger 1301 
093 MAIN STREET USA (RT. 66) Ranger 1301
094 STRAWBERRIES AND WATERMELONS Ranger 1301 
095 BLINDSIDED BY LOVE Ranger 1301
096 DREAMED I HAD WINGS Ranger 1301
097 HONKY TONK HISTORY Ranger 1301
098 ALL I NEED IS YOU Ranger 1301
099 LONE CHIMNEY Ranger 1301
100 WORK IT OUT Ranger 1301

 


ALBUMS
Red Dirt Rangers no # Cimarron Soul: Steel Rail Blues; Overnight Sensation; Oklahoma State Fair; Lavena; Neighbors; Lonesome Road Blues; Long Time; Tumbleweed Twilight Zone; Vivian; Idabel Blues; Mystery Date; New Orleans – 91 (cassette)
RANGERecords RDR 9301 Red Dirt: Missing You Blues; A Train Ride's Allright; Dog On The Chain; Blue Diamond; Cimarron Valley; Restless Spirits; Face I'm Looking For; These Four Walls; Hey Wattaya Mean; This Time; He Loves His Mule; Pennies From Heaven - 93
RANGERecords RDR  9701 Oklahoma Territory:  Deep Ellem Blues; Follow Me Down;  Train Ride’s Alright;  Dog on a Chain; Idabel Blues; Blue Diamond; Dolores; Be My Baby; Black Gold; Fresh Cut Hay; New Orleans;  Last Dollar Road;  Used to Be - 96 (reissued on Lazy SOB 100 in 2007)
Lazy S.O.B. CD-0006 Rangers’ Command: Cold December Wind; Nickels and Dimes; Hey Whattya Mean; Cadillac Eight; 1999; Times Have Changed; Rainbow Rocker;  Steel Rail Blues; Arizona State Line;  Neighbors;  Rangers’ Command;  The Day the Mandolin Died - 99
RANGERecords RDR 0001 Blue Shoe: Tumbleweed Twilight Zone;  Bullfrog; Woogly Boogly Bee;  Blue Shoe;  Black Dogs and White Dogs; Hey Lottie Lo; Nobody Else Like Me; Treehouse;  Old Dan Tucker; Calm and Careful – 00
RANGERecords RDR  0201 Starin’  Down The Sun: We Don’t Have to Say Goodbye;  Kite Fliers; What’s the Chance; Leave This World a Better Place; Good Morning Maryanne; Time Ain’t Nothin’; Angelina; Don’t Forget About Love; Come on Down; Starin’ Down the Sun; Dwight Twilley’s Garage Sale; Elvis Loved His Mama;  Each Step You Take- 17-09-02 (also on Lazy S.O.B. SOB 107)
RANGERecords RDR 0701 Ranger Motel: Red Dirt Roads; Spice and Sugar; Under the Radar; Psychedelic Cowboy (Song for Sir Doug); Laveña; This Time; Wild Horses; Enjoy the Ride; Soul Satisfaction; Midnight Rain; Always Come Back; Turn this Train Around; Pennies from Heaven; Stillwater - 08-05-07
RANGERecords RDR  1301 Lone Chimney: Where the Arkansas River Leaves Oklahoma; Heaven and Hell; Without My Baby; Oh Angel;  Take Life As It Comes;  Main Street USA (Rt. 66); Strawberries and Watermelons;  Blindsided By Love; Dreamed I Had Wings;  Honky Tonk History; All I Need Is You; Lone Chimney; Work It Out – 21-05-13

Sammy Shelor



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS see also Lonesome River Band
ca. 1997 Doobie Shea Studio, Boone Mill, VA/Monkey Finger Studio, Nashville, TN/The CD Hatchery, Rural Hall, NC Sammy Shelor (Sammy Shelor [vcl/banjo], Dan Tyminski [vcl/mandolin], Kenny Smith [gt], Tony Rice [gt], Jerry Douglas [dobro], Sam Bush [mandolin/fiddle], Tony Creasman [drums], Randy Howard [fiddle] + Raymond Matthews, Junior Sisk, Alan O'Bryant, Ronnie Bowman, Tony King, Woody Wright [vcl])
001 PRETTY LITTLE GIRL Sugar Hill  SH-CD-3865                                                 
002 MOUNTAIN GIRL    Sugar Hill  SH-CD-3865                                                   
003 ERNEST T. GRASS    Sugar Hill  SH-CD-3865                                                 
004 LONESOME SCENE OF WINTER  Sugar Hill  SH-CD-3865                                           
005 NORTH CAROLINA BREAKDOWN     Sugar Hill  SH-CD-3865                                       
006 ALLEN'S DREAM   Sugar Hill  SH-CD-3865                                                    
007 WALLS     Sugar Hill  SH-CD-3865                                                           
008 JANEY BELLE   Sugar Hill  SH-CD-3865                                                      
009 I'M ON TO YOU     Sugar Hill  SH-CD-3865                                                  
010 CROSS ROAD BLUES         Sugar Hill  SH-CD-3865                                           
011 WITHOUT A WORD  Sugar Hill  SH-CD-3865                                                    
012 DARLIN' CHILD Sugar Hill  SH-CD-3865
2007 unknown – Sammy Shelor and Linda Lay (Sammy Shelor [vcl/banjo, Linda Lay [vcl/bass)                                                      
013 TAKING THE CROOKED ROAD HOME  Virginia Folklife Program VFHCD 107
014 DEAD MAN'S HOLLOW  Virginia Folklife Program VFHCD 107
015 PINEY ROSE  Virginia Folklife Program VFHCD 107  
016 ANGELINE THE BAKER  Virginia Folklife Program VFHCD 107
017 BLOW OUT THE CANDLE LAURA  Virginia Folklife Program VFHCD 107  
018 BRAMBLES, BRIARS AND ME  Virginia Folklife Program VFHCD 107  
019 RESTING PLACE  Virginia Folklife Program VFHCD 107
020 JOHNNY CLAY  Virginia Folklife Program VFHCD 107  
021 CLINCH MOUNTAIN BACKSTEP  Virginia Folklife Program VFHCD 107  
022 GOING BACK TO OLD VIRGINIA  Virginia Folklife Program VFHCD 107  
023 BOBBY AND TOMMY  Virginia Folklife Program VFHCD 107  
024 STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU  Virginia Folklife Program VFHCD 107  


ALBUMS
Sugar Hill SH-CD-3865 Leading Roll: Pretty Little Girl;Mountain Girl; Ernest T. Grass; Loensome Scene Of Winter;  North Carolina Breakdown; Allen's Dream; Walls; Janey Belle; I'm On To You; Cross Road Blues; Without A Word; Darlin' Child – 17-06-97                       
Virginia Folklife Program VFHCD 107 Taking The Crooked Road Home:  Taking The Crooked Road Home; Dead Man's Hollow; Piney Rose;  Angeline The Baker; Blow Out The Candle Laura;  Brambles, Briars And Me;  Resting Place; Johnny Clay;  Clinch Mountain Backstep;  Going Back To Old Virginia;  Bobby And Tommy;  Still In Love With You – 07 w. Linda Lay
   

Sally Starr



Alleen Mae Beller, *25-01-1923 Kansas City, MO, +27-01-2013
By Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst

SESSIONS
1958 Philadelphia, PA – Sally Starr
001 TOY SHOP IN THE TOWN Clymax EP 1001 
002 HAPPY BIRTHDAY Clymax EP 1001 
003 CANDY BED Clymax EP 1001 
004 BLUE RANGER Clymax EP 1001 
005 CUCKOO IN THE CLOCK Clymax EP 1001 
006 SING A SONG OF HAPPINESS Clymax EP 1001
007 TV PAL Clymax EP 1001 
008 A.B.C. ROCK Clymax EP 1001 LP 2004 
009 JB 227 ROCKIN' IN THE NURSERY Clymax CR 103/EP 1001 LP 2004 WLP 8885 Bb-CD-55173
010 JB 228 LITTLE PEDRO Clymax CR 103/EP 1001 
011 ROCKIN' HORSE COWGIRL Clymax EP 1001 
012 GOOD NIGHT DEAR LORD Clymax EP 1001 
ROLLERCOASTER LP 2004 THE RETURN OF ROCKAPHILLY (UK, 1980); COLLECTOR WLP 8885 RARE ROCKING GIRLS (NED, 1985); BUFFALO BOP Bb-CD-55173 SUGAR DOLL (GER, 2005)
1959 Philadelphia, PA – Sally Starr
013 ROCKET INTO SPACE Liberty Bell L 1776 
014 MEET SPACE PILOT JAMES Liberty Bell L 1776 
015 CITY IN SPACE Liberty Bell L 1776 
016 IS IT RAINING IN PARIS Liberty Bell L 1776 
017 STORY OF THE PLANETS Liberty Bell L 1776 
018 BIG TV SHOW IN THE SKY Liberty Bell L 1776 
019 ROUND TRIPS Liberty Bell L 1776 
020 PUT A PENNY IN THE SCALE Liberty Bell L 1776 
021 WINDOW IN SPACE Liberty Bell L 1776 
022 SALLY WALKS ON THE MOON Liberty Bell L 1776
Early 1960 Philadelphia, PA – Sally Starr
023 AR 157A ROCKY THE ROCKIN' RABBIT Arcade AR 157
024 AR 157B SING A SONG OF HAPPINESS Arcade AR 157

ALBUMS
Liberty Bell L 1776 Sally Starr's Adventure To The Moon: Rocket Into Space;  Meet Space Pilot James;  City In Space;  Is It Raining In Paris;  Story Of The Planets;  Big TV Show In The Sky;  Round Trips;  Put A Penny In The Scale;  Window In Space;  Sally Walks On The Moon - 59
Clymax EP-1001 Our Gal Sal: Toy Shop In The Town;  Happy Birthday;  Candy Bed;  Blue Ranger;  Cuckoo In The Clock;  Sing A Song Of Happiness; TV Pal;  A.B.C. Rock;  Rockin' In The Nursery; Little Pedro;  Rockin' Horse Cowgirl;  Good Night Dear Lord – 66


EPs
Clymax
CR-EP-1001 Our Gal Sal: Toy Shop In The Town;  Happy Birthday /  Candy Bed;  Blue Ranger /  Cuckoo In The Clock;  Sing A Song Of Happiness / TV Pal;  A.B.C. Rock /  Rockin' In The Nursery; Little Pedro /  Rockin' Horse Cowgirl;  Good Night Dear Lord – 59
(3 EPs set; MX JB 140/145)


SINGLES
Clymax (1959)
CR 103 Rockin' In The Nursery / Little Pedro – 05-59 (rev. May 18)
Arcade (1960)
AR 157 Rocky The Rockin' Rabbit / Sing A Song Of Happiness – 03-60 (rev. March 7)