Sunday, June 25, 2017

Don Vickers



By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
2012 Hilltrax Studio, Huntsville, TX – Don Vickers, *with Steve Shirley
001 DOWN THAT ROAD
002 HAUNTED MEMORIES
003 BARELY HANGING ON
004 THERE'S NO WAY
005 BALLAD OF A SINNER
006 HALFWAY THERE
007 TWO DIFFERENT HEARTS
008 KEEP ON
009 ANYTHING FOR YOU
010 HARD ROAD TO HEAVEN GOOD WOMAN CRY
011 RIVERSIDE
012 HONKY TONK LIVING*
Tracks above issued on album Halfway There
Ca early 2016 unknown – Don Vickers Don Vickers [vcl/gt], Brian Boatman [el gt], Jody Cameron [steel], Stormy Cooper [bass], Lyndon Hughes [drums/hmny vcl], Tim crouch [fiddle],. Producer: Lyndon Cooper)
013 WHEN THE HAG'S ON digital single/Judgement Day
2016 unknown – Don Vickers
014  JUDGEMENT DAY
015 CALLED ME HOME
016 I LET MY DRINKIN' DO MY THINKIN'
017 I'M NOT DRINKING ALONE
018 DRUNK TO MEET YOU
019 ONLY HEAVEN KNOWS
020 THE MAN SHE LOVES
021 TIFFANY'S SONG
022 GONNA GET HIGH
Tracks above issued on album Judgement Day



ALBUMS
Don Vickers ? Halfway There: Down That Road; Haunted Memories; Barely Hanging On; There's No Way; Ballad of a Sinner; Halfway There; Two Different Hearts; Keep On; Anything for You; ;Hard Road to Heaven Good Woman Cry; Riverside; Honky Tonk Living (feat. Steve Shirey) – 11-06-13
Don Vickers ? Judgement Day: Judgement Day; When the Hag's On; Called Me Home; I Let My Drinkin' Do My Thinkin'; I'm Not Drinking Alone; Drunk to Meet You; Only Heaven Knows; The Man She Loves; Tiffany's Song; Gonna Get High – 26-05-17





Frank McCaffrey



*Westport, Mayo, IRL
By Praguefrank, Vaclav Zpatecka
SESSIONS
Thre’not enough info for creating sessionography

ALBUMS
Release [IRL] BRL 4096 Jealous Heart: (tracks unknown) - 78
Ritz [UK] RITZLP 0037 I’ll Take You Home Again, Kathleen: (tracks unknown)  - 84
Ritz [UK] RITZCD 0063 Today: Today;  Things I Wish I'd Said;  Silver Medals And Sweet Memories;  I Wish It Was Me;  You Make Me Feel Like A Man;  Forever Lovers;  In Dreams; Wedding Song; Broken Wings;  Lady From Glenfarn;  Memories Of Mayo;  Sarah's Smile – 91
Ritz [UK] RC 532 The Very Best Of Frank McCaffrey: (tracks unknown)  - 9- (cassette)
Ritz [UK] RZR RCD 549 Your Special Day: Here's My Native Country;  Midnight To Midnight; I'm A Fool; Always On My Mind (Forever In My Heart);  Nobody's Darlin' But Mine;  Emigrant Eyes;  When Your Old Wedding Ring Was New;  You Special Day;  Forty Shades Of Green;  Cr Oce Di Oro;  You're A Friend Of Mine;  Less Of Me;  Our Lady Of Knock;  Heart That Beats In Ireland - 95
Ritz [UK] RZRCD 565 An Irish Lullaby: (tracks unknown) – 97
Ritz [UK] RZR CD ? Place In My Heart: (tracks unknown) - 01
Ritz [UK] RZR CD 586 Something Old Something New: Moonlight Bay; Always;  Something Old, Something New; I Still Love You; Gypsy Joe and Me; O Mein Papa; When God Created Woman; Uncle Nobby's Steamboat; Connemara Cradle Song; Many the Memories;  Look at Us;  I Wouldn't Trade You In For the World;  Sweethearts; Somewhere Over the Rainbow- 04
Rosette  [UK]  ROS CD 2004 Frank Caffrey’s Irish Favourites: Forty Shades Of Green; Irish Lullaby; Grace; I'll Tell My Ma; If We Only Had Old Ireland; Heart That Beats In Ireland; I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen; Moonlight In Mayo; Connemara Cradle Song; It's Our Anniversary; Uncle Nobby's Steam Boat; Little Grey Home In The West; Achill Island; Love Thee Dearest; Scorn Not His Simplicity; Down By The Sally Gardens; Little Beggarman; Emigrant Eyes; Marie's Wedding; Memories Of Mayo; Here's To My Native Country - 05
Rosette  [UK] ROS CD 2044 Irish Favourites: Forty Shades of Green; An Irish Lullaby; Grace; I'll Tell My Ma; If We Only Had Old Ireland; The Heart That Beats In Ireland; I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen; Moonlight In Mayo; Connemara Cradle Song; It's Our Anniversary; Uncle Nobby's Steam Boat; Little Grey Home In the West; Achill Island; Love Thee Dearest; Scorn Not His Simplicity; Down By the Sally Gardens; The Little Beggarman; Emigrant Eyes; Marie's Wedding; Memories of Mayo; Here's to My Native Country- 01-10-05
Rosette [UK] ROS CD 2045 The Very Best Of Frank McCaffrey, vol. 2:  It's Our Anniversary; The Blackboard of My Heart; I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen; The Ring Your Mother Wore; Silver Medals and Sweet Memories; Little Grey Home In the West; I Wish It Was Me; A Daisy a Day; A Place In My Heart; Memories of Mayo; More Than Yesterday; If We Only Had Old Ireland; The Clock in the Tower; Give a Lonely Heart a Home; Moonlight In Mayo; My Lady from Glenfarne; Things I Wish I'd Said; Broken Wings; The Day the World Stood Still; The Wedding Song; Moonlight Bay; Drive Safely My Darling; Annie's Story; When Your Old Wedding Ring Was New; Nobody's Darlin But Mine; My Son; I'm A Fool; Midnight to Moonlight; Croce Di Oro; Somewhere Over the Rainbow; You're a Friend of Mine; In Dreams; Something Old Something New; Always On My Mind Forever in My Heart; Your Special Day; Today; Always; Gypsy Joe and Me; A Little Peace; O Mein Papa - 15-10-05 (double)
Rosette  [UK] ROS CD 2074 When I Was A Lad: Blame It On The Bossonova; Dedicated Follower Of Fashion; When I Was A Lad; From Here To There To You; Someone From Home; What A Wonderful World; Manchester Rambler; I'll Never Pass This Way Again; It's In The Way; Cowboy In Your Heart; I Walk The Line; Going Back - 10
Rosette  [UK]  ROS CD 2075 In Concert: Give A Lonely Heart A Home; And I Still Love You; Midnight To Moonlight; Drive Safely Darling; Our Lady Of Knock; Rose Marie; My China Doll; Sing Me An Old Fashioned Song; I'd Rather Be Sorry; There's A Place In My Heart; Gypsy Joe And Me; I'm A Fool; The Clock In The Tower; My Achill Island Home; Look At Us; The Heart That Beats In Ireland; Oh Mein Papa; Moonlight Bay; My Son; More Than Yesterday; Our Anniversary; The Blackboard Of My Heart – 10
Rosette  [UK]  ROS CD 2078 Here’s To You My Ramblin Boy: This World Is Not My Home; Teach The Children; Come Back Paddy Reilly; The Fields Of Athenry; Forgiving You Was Easy; Just A Thought Away; Knowing You'll Be There; All For The Love Of Sunshine; Ramblin' Boy; Paddy; Out On The Mira; Il Silenzio; May The Wind Be Always At Your Back; When You Leave That Way You Can Never Go Back. – 01-10-11
Arran ? Requests: Eileen; Coastline of Mayo; I'm Gonna Write a Song; Wild Irish Rose; When You and I Were Young Maggie; Rose Marie; Shall My Soul Pass Through Old Ireland; Lough Sheelin; One Day When We Were Young; Faded Love– 16-05-14
Rosette  [UK]  ROS CD 2080 the Ultimate Collection: Old Irish Song; Family Man; Jealous Heart; Candlelight And Wine; Faded Love; One Day When We Were Young; Jodie The Kid; The Gypsy; Love Is A Game; Stay Until Tomorrow; Hello Mary Lou; Take Good Care Of Her; Beautiful Isle Of Somewhere; The Man Called Willie Joe; Mary And The Miles In Between; Strings; Lough Sheelin; Lucille; Little Cabin Home; Shore Of Lough Bhrann; Roses Are Blooming; Do They Ever Think Of Me; Achill Island; Grace; Fields Of Athenry; Moonlight In Mayo; Little Grey Home; The Heart That Beats In Ireland; Tell Me Ma; If We Only Had Old Ireland; Someone From Home; Forty Shades Of Green; Coastline Of Mayo; Manchester Rambler; I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen; The Clock In The Tower; When I Was A Lad; Connemara Cradle Song; The Mayo Mountains; Daisy A Day; Road By The River; Irish Lullaby; Come Back Paddy Reilly; The Ring Your Mother Wore; Gypsy Joe; Our Anniversary; I Still Love You; Il Silencio; Today; Broken Wings; Over The Rainbow; Croco Di Oro; The Bossonova; Nobody's Darling; Never Pass This Way; More Than Yesterday; Old Wedding Ring; Forever Lovers; I'm A Fool; Blackboard Of My Heart; Place In My Heart; O Mein Papa; My Son; When You Leave That Way; Look At Us; Rambling Man; Christmas Polka (Bonus Track) - 16 (3 CDs)

EPs
Ritz [UK] RITZ 188 A Place In My heart; I’d Rather Be Sorry / Blackboard Of My Heart;  Clock On The Tower - 88




SINGLES
Release [IRL]
RL 804 One Day When We Were Young / Strings – 76 and Country Folk
RL 882 Beautiful Isle of Somewhere / Little Cabin Home – 77
RL 901 Forever yours / jealous Heart – 78
RL 934 I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen / Say You'll Stay Until Tomorrow - 78
RL 1009 An Old Irish Song / I’m Gonna Make It – 80
RL 1028 Little Band Of Gold / Storms Never Last - 80
Auric [IRL]
AU 79002 Annie's Story / Storms Never Last – 81
IRL [IRL]
IRL 226 Lough Sheelin / Faded Love  -  w. The Country Folk
Ritz [UK]
RITZ 072 More Than Yesterday / Jody And The Kid – 84
RITZ 119 The Ring Your Mother Wore / Jody And The Kid – 85
RITZ 210 It's Our Anniversary / Give A Lonely Heart A Home – 90
RITZ 236 Today / Memories Of mayo - 91



Nancy Hays



By Praguefrank, Peter Vitous
SESSIONS
1997 unknown – Nancy Hays (w. Bobby Benson Orchestra)
001 DON'T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE (SWING)
002 BEGIN THE BEGUINE (RUMBA)
003 WHERE OR WHEN (FAST FOX TROT)
004 HOW DEEP IS THE OCEAN (FOX TROT)
005 I COULD WRITE A BOOK (SWING)
006 WHAT'LL I DO/REMEMBER (WALTZ)
007 ZING WENT THE STRINGS (JITTERBUG)
008 JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS (FOX TROT)
009 TANGO DU REVE (TANGO)
010 UNFORGETTABLE (BALLAD)
011 S'WONDERFUL (JITTERBUG)
Tracks above issued on album bring Back The Romance Of Dance
2000 unknown – Nancy Hays (w. Bobby Benson Orchestra)
012 MAKIN' WHOOPEE
013 SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME
014 I'VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN
015 OVER THE RAINBOW
016 DREAM A LITTLE DREAM
017 I'LL BE SEEING YOU
018 WHAT'S NEW
019 I'LL NEVER BE THE SAME
020 WHEN I FALL IN LOVE
021 YOU MUST HAVE BEEN A BEAUTIFUL BABY
022 LOST IN A FOG
023 UNTIL THE REAL THING COMES ALONG
Tracks above issued on album Simply Classics
2001 Nashville, TN – Nancy Hays
024 ONE THIN DIME BBRD 76071
025 NEVER BEEN ROCKED BBRD 76071
026 I'LL BELIEVE IT WHEN I FEEL IT BBRD 76071
027 COME DANCE WITH ME BBRD 76071
028 DEEP DOWN BBRD 76071
029 DAD BBRD 76071
030 THAT'LL KEEP ME DREAMING BBRD 76071
031 LEAVE THE LIGHT ON BBRD 76071
032 BABY DON'T GO BBRD 76071
033 SOMEWHERE IN DENVER BBRD 76071
034 GROUND I WALK ON BBRD 76071
035 HEARTS WILL BE HEARTS BBRD 76071
036 BACK IN ILLINOIS BBRD 76071
2004 Nashville, TN – Nancy Hays
037 GET IN LINE BBRD 76072
038 NATURAL THING BBRD 76072
039 CARIBBEEAN TWO STEP TANGO BBRD 76072
040 IF IT LOOKS LIKE LOVE BBRD 76072
041 PUT ON YOUR DANCIN' BOOTS BBRD 76072
042 CRIME OF THE CENTURY BBRD 76072
043 MAN WHAT A MAN BBRD 76072
044 SHE'LL HAVE TO GO BBRD 76072
045 CROSS YOUR HEART BBRD 76072
046 SPREAD A LITTLE LOVE AROUND BBRD 76072
047 ALWAYS BBRD 76072
048 HEY GOOD LOOKIN' BBRD 76072
049 IF I WERE BRAVE BBRD 76072
2009 unknown – Nancy Hays
050 TRUE LOVE
051 TELL ME I'M CRAZY
052 CHEEK TO CHEEK
053 SOMEDAY SOON
054 MR. MAN IN THE MOON
055 TEACH ME TONIGHT
056 FEELS LIKE HOME
057 SENTIMENTAL OL' YOU
058 IF I WERE BRAVE
059 DAD
060 SWEETEST THING
Tracks above issued on album Big Band Country
2013 unknown – Nancy Hays and The Heffernans
061 LIGHT IN THE WINTER digital single
2016 Nashville, TN– Nancy Hays and The Heffernans [overdub session: Studiomedia Woodside Avenu, Evanston, IL: [bck vcl])
062 MR. SANTA  digital single
2016 Nashville, TN – Nancy Hays and The Heffernans [overdub session: Studiomedia Recording Studios, Evanston, IL: [bck vcl])
063 MR. SANDMAN  digital single



ALBUMS
Nancy Hays ? Bring Back The Romance Of Dance: Don't Get Around Much Anymore (swing); Begin the Beguine (rumba); Where or When (fast fox trot); How Deep is the Ocean (fox trot); I Could Write a Book (swing); What'll I Do/Remember (waltz); Zing Went the Strings (jitterbug); Just One of Those Things (fox trot); Tango du Reve (tango); Unforgettable (ballad); S'Wonderful (jitterbug) - 97
Romance Of Dance ? (UPC707747760623) Simply Classics: Makin' Whoopee; Someone to Watch Over Me; I've Got You Under My Skin; Over the Rainbow; Dream a Little Dream; I'll be Seeing You; What's New; I'll Never Be the Same; When I Fall in Love; You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby; Lost in a Fog; Until the Real Thing Comes Along - 01
BBRD 76071 Come Dance With Me: One Thin Dime; Never Been Rocked; I'll Believe It When I Feel It; Come Dance With Me; Deep Down; Dad; That'll Keep Me Dreaming; Leave The Light On; Baby Don't Go; Somewhere in Denver; Ground I Walk On; Hearts Will Be Hearts; Back In Illinois – 02-04-02
BBRD  76072 Get In Line: Get In Line; Natural Thing; Caribbeean Two Step Tango; If It Looks Like Love; Put On Your Dancin' Boots; Crime Of The Century; Man What A Man; She'll Have To Go; Cross Your Heart; Spread A Little Love Around; Always; Hey Good Lookin'; If I Were Brave – 22-11-04
BBRD ?  Big Band Country: True Love; Tell Me I'm Crazy; Cheek to Cheek; Someday Soon; Mr. Man in the Moon; Teach Me Tonight; Feels Like Home; Sentimental Ol' You; If I Were Brave; Dad; Sweetest Thing – 20-04-10



Johnny Rion



*20-05-1916 Farmington, MO, +31-12-96
2nd version

by Michel Ruppli, Al Turner, Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti, Carl LaFong,  Steve Hathaway, Thieu Van DeVorst

SESSIONS
ca. July 1949 King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Ave, Cincinnati, OH – Johnny Rion (Johnny Rion [vcl], Zeke Turner [gt], Zeb Turner [gt], Jerry Byrd [steel], Ernie Newton [bass], Tommy Jackson [fiddle])
001 K2923  HANDPRINTS ON THE WINDOW PANE King 829
002 K2924  A PACKAGE TIED IN BLUE 810
003 K2925  CHILDREN¢S PRAYER  829
004 K2926  SUNNY TENNESSEE  810
Ca late 1949 [demo session] unknown – J. Rion
00401 HAPPY ANNIVERSAY TO YOU acetate-unissued
00402 I CAN’T FIND MY WAY (OUT OF YOUR HEART) acetate-unissued
Around 1950 unknown – Ann Rion
000 LOVE BUG BOOGIE Local Artists RC6-2
Reverse of RC6-2 is by Jerry Hassen
1950s unknown – Johnny Rion
005 A GOODNIGHT WALTZ Embassy 3801
006 CELL TWENTY FOUR  Embassy 3801
1950s unknown – Johnny Rion and Chubby Ann
007 10A HONEY PLEASE LISTEN TO ME Embassy 3802
008 11B I'M THINKING OF SETTLIN' DOWN Embassy 3802
15 January 1953* unknown - Johnny Rion
009 10389A/83821 THAT HEAVEN BOUND TRAIN Embassy no #  Coral 9-64148/JASMCD 3574
010 10389B/83822 WHEN YOU ARE AWAY  Embassy no # Coral 9-64148
*possibly mastering date
JASMINE JASMCD 3574 A TRIBUTE TO HANK WILLIAMS (UK, 2006)
early 1956 poss. Nashville, TN – Johnny Rion (Johnny Rion [vcl], Chet Atkins [ld gt], Van Howard [rh gt], Roy Wiggins [steel], Curly Rhodes [bass], Dale Potter [fiddle]. Producer: Red Sovine)
011 1009 YOU'RE THE ONE FOR ME ABC 45-9694
012 1010 OUR LOVE IS JUST FADING AWAY ABC 45-9694
013 UNDER THE LIGHT OF THE WESTERN STARS unissued
014 A LITTLE MORE EACH DAY unissued
015 I CAN'T FIND MY WAY OUT OF YOUR HEART unissued
1959 unknown – Johnny Rion
016 13427A I WALKED IN THE FOOTSTEPS OG JESUS New Life 13427/LP 18165
017 13427B I WON’T HAVE TO CROSS JORDAN ALONE 13427 /LP 18165
Unknown info – Johnny Rion
014 A LITTLE MORE EACH DAY unissued
015 I CAN'T FIND MY WAY OUT OF YOUR HEART unissued
DEAR DAD [1]
GO HOME [2]
LIFE’S PRISON OF SIN [3]
[1] song copyrighted April 22, 1965
[2] song copyighted October 22, 1957
[3] song copyrighted April 5, 1965
1972 unknown – Johnny Rion, *with Anne Rion
SWEAT ON MY BROW* Open Road 17770 R 2760 New Life R 11913
A FADED GARDENIA Open Road 17770
IRON MOUNTAIN BABY SONG Open Road R2760  New Life R 11913
Ca 1974 and sooner unknown – Johnny Rion with guitar
LIFE’S PRISON OF SIN New Life LP 18165
THE PURPLE ROBE New Life LP 18165
WHERE COULD I GO New Life LP 18165
ZION’S HILL New Life LP 18165
SATAN’S IRON COURTAIN New Life LP 18165
MY LOVED ONES ARE WAITING FOR ME New Life LP 18165
SOMEONE I LOVE HAS GONE TO SLEEP New Life LP 18165
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS New Life LP 18165
IF I COULD HEAR MY MOTHER PRAY AGAIN New Life LP 18165
ARE YOU WASHED IN THE BLOOD New Life LP 18165  
1970s unknown – Johnny Rion
W237 GOODBYE MOM W-237/W-238
W238 IT'S LATER THAN YOU REALIZE W-237/W-238



ALBUMS
New Life ? Hymn Time with Johnny Rion: (tracks unknown)
New Life LP 18165/R-2674  Johnny Rion With Guitar:  I Walked In The Footsteps Of jesus; I Won’t Have To Cross Jordan Alone; Life’s Prison Of Sin; The Purple Robe; Where Could I Go; Zion’s Hill; Satan’s Iron Courtain; My Loved Ones Are Waiting For Me; Someone I Love Has Gone To Sleep; The Ten Commandments; If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again; Are You Washed In The Blood  - ca 74
two more albums recorded on new Life

SINGLES
King (1949)
810  Sunny Tennessee / Package Tied In Blue – 10-49
829  Blind Child's Prayer / Handprints On The Window Pane – 12-49 (rev. Dec. 31)
Embassy (1950s)
No # That Heaven Bound Train / When You Are Away – 53? (reissued on Coral 9-64148, rev. March 21)
3801 Goodnight Waltz / Cell Twenty Four - 5-
3802 Honey, Please Listen To Me / I'm Thinking Of Settlin' Down – 5- w. Chubbie Annie
ABC (1956)
45-9694  Our Love Is Fading / You’re The One For Me – ca 04-56 (Canadian issue on Sparton 254)
New Life
13427 I Walked In The Footsteps Of Jesus / I Won’t Have To Cross Jordan Alone - 59
Open Road
17770 Sweat On My Brow (w. A. Rion) / A Faded Gardenia - 72   
R2760 Iron Mountain Baby Song / Sweat On My Brow (w. A. Rion)  - 7- 
New Life
R11913 Iron Mountain Baby Song / Sweat On My Brow (w. A Rion) – 7- Johnny Rion with Guitar  (reissue of Open Road R2760)
W-237/W-238 Goodbye Mom / It's Later Than You Realize