Friday, March 8, 2013

Mike Cross


Michael Cross, *25-10-1946 Maryville, TN
2nd version

By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
1975 TGS Studios, Chapel Hill, NC – Michael Cross (Michael Cross [vcl/ac gt/fiddle/harp/bck vcl], Ron Waldorf [bass], Libby Schroeder [bck vcl]. Producer: Michael Cross, Robert P. Tallo, Stephen M. Gronback)
001 TANNER'S FARM TGS 001
002 BIG CITY RAMBLING TGS 001
003 ELMA TURL TGS 001
004 PUMPKIN THYME TGS 001
005 LITTLE DITCHES TGS 001
006 BLUE RIDGE LAKE TGS 001
007 WISDOM OR A DRINK TGS 001
008 BETTER TIMES TGS 001
009 OLD MOTHER FLANAGAN/THE SCOTSMAN TGS 001
010 LEON MCDUFF TGS 001
011 LAST OF CALAHAN/LORD LET ME DIE TGS 001
012 THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY TGS 001
1977 Reflection Studio, Charlotte, NC – Mike Cross
013 BLUE SKYS AND TEARDROPS TGS-1003
014 BIG CITY WOMAN TGS-1003
015 THE GREAT STRIP POKER MASSACRE TGS-1003 SH-CD-1010
016 DROWSY MAGGIE/COOLEY'S REEL TGS-1003
017 MOUNTAIN MEAN TGS-1003 SH-CD-1010
018 WISDOM OR A DRINK TGS-1003
019 NOBBY TGS-1003
020 UNCLE JOSH TGS-1003 SH-CD-1010
021 THANKS HANK (WITH LOVESICK BLUES) TGS-1003
022 CAMERON HIGHLANDERS/NINE POINTS OF ROGUERY TGS-1003
023 GRANDPA WAS A FIDDLER TGS-1003
024 BORN IN THE COUNTRY/DEVIL'S DREAM TGS-1003
1978 Reflection Studio, Charlotte, NC – Mike Cross (Mike Cross [vcl/various instruments], Rick Bouley [ac gt], Tony Williamson [mandolin], Debbie Kaufman [cello], Peter Kent [bagpipe]. Producer: Steve Gronback)
025 OLD PAINT PEELING Moonlight MLR-1002
026 SCRATCHY FIDDLE BOOGIE BLUES Moonlight MLR-1002
027 BEST DRUNK IN TOWN Moonlight MLR-1002
028 MERRY SISTERS REEL Moonlight MLR-1002
029 FAIR HEADED MARY Moonlight MLR-1002
030 WRITE ME A LOVE SONG Moonlight MLR-1002
031 THE LORD'LL PROVIDE Moonlight MLR-1002 SH-CD-1010
032 KENTUCKY SONG Moonlight MLR-1002
033 LIQUOR IN THE WELL Moonlight MLR-1002 SH-CD-1010
034 THE BOUNTY HUNTER Moonlight MLR-1002
035 BONNIE PRINCE CHARLIE Moonlight MLR-1002
036 ROAD TO LISDUNVARNA Moonlight MLR-1002
037 LARK IN THE MORNING Moonlight MLR-1002
038 WAKE UP MY LOVE Moonlight MLR-1002
1980 unknown, NC – Mike Cross (Producer: Steve Burgh)
039 ROCKY TOP BAR-B-QUE Ghe GHE-10041/GR-1004
040 NOT A GOOD WOMAN TO LOVE Ghe GHE-10041/GR-1004
041 I GO Ghe GR-1004 THE GROOVE Ghe GR-1004
042 START DRAWING THE LINES Ghe GR-1004
043 ROCK 'N' RYE Ghe GR-1004
044 GRANNY'S MILK CARTONS Ghe GR-1004 SH-CD-1010
045 JOY OF MY LIFE/MORRISON'S JIG Ghe GR-1004
046 WHISKEY 'FORE BREAKFAST/SAILOR'S BONNET Ghe GR-1004 SH-CD-1010
047 CARRBORO CROSSING Ghe GR-1004
048 CATCH ANOTHER BUTTERFLY Ghe GR-1004
1981 [live] Thalian Hall, Wilmington, NC – Mike Cross (Mike Cross [vcl/gt/fiddle/foot], Zan McLeod [gt/banjo/mandolin/bouzouki/bass])
04801 BUSTED MAN Sugar Hill SH-1005  SH-CD-1005
04802 ELMA TURL Sugar Hill SH-1005 SH-CD-1005 SH-CD-1010
04803 OLD PAINT PEELING Sugar Hill SH-1005 SH-CD-1005
04804 THE APP. RAP/GRUB SPRINGS Sugar Hill SH-1005 SH-CD-1005 SH-CD-1010
04805 KENTUCKY SONG Sugar Hill SH-1005 SH-CD-1005
04806 DOWN AT THE LODGE Sugar Hill SH-1005 SH-CD-1005
04807 WHISKEY 'FORE BREAKFAST Sugar Hill SH-1005 SH-CD-1005
04808 JELLY ROLL BAKER Sugar Hill SH-1005 SH-CD-1005
04809 BOUNTY HUNTER Sugar Hill SH-1005 SH-CD-1005
04810 CARRBORO CROSSING SH-CD-1005
04811 THE SCOTSMAN Sugar Hill SH-1005 SH-CD-1005 SH-CD-1010
04812 GOOD NIGHT MEDLEY: THE OTTER'S HOLT/FAREWELL TO ERIN/GOOD NIGHT/LOCH LOMOND/THE BANSHEE/8TH OF JANUARY/JUNE APPLE/8TH OF JANUARY Sugar Hill SH-1005  SH-CD-1005
04813 ROCK TOP BAR-B-QUE SH-CD-1005
04814 GREENSLEEVES SH-CD-1005
04815 GOSPEL MEDLEY SH-CD-1005
1983 Treasure Isle Studios, Nashville, TN/ Woodland Sound Studios, Nashville, TN - Mike Cross (Mike Cross [vcl/gt/fiddle], Butch Davis [gt], David Erwin [gt], Paul Worley [gt], Mark Casstevens [banjo/ mandolin], Weldon Myrick [steel], Buster Phillips/ Kenny Malone [drums], Connie McCollister, The A-Strings [strings], Mike Reid [piano/ organ], Chuck Cochran/ Derrick Lee/ Charles Cochran [piano], Diane Tidwell, Thomas Brannon, Sherilyn Huffman, Phillip Forrest [bck vcl])
049 DON'T NEED ANOTHER HIT Sugar Hill SH-1006
050 THE GREEN OF HIS EYES Sugar Hill SH-1006
051 CAROLINA SKY Sugar Hill SH-1006
052 OLD SHOE Sugar Hill SH-1006
053 A NIGHT ON THE TOWN Sugar Hill SH-1006
054 NOT FOR THE LOVE I CAN TAKE Sugar Hill SH-1006
055 SAY WHAT YOU MEAN Sugar Hill SH-1006
056 JENNY Sugar Hill SH-1006
057 DARK ANGEL Sugar Hill SH-1006
058 LEARNING TO LIVE ON LOVE Sugar Hill SH-1006
059 THE DRUNKARD Sugar Hill SH-1006
060 KATIE'S TUNE/PIDGEON ON THE GATE Sugar Hill SH-1006
1985 TGS Studios, Chapel Hill, NC – Mike Cross (Mike Cross [vcl/gt/12-string gt/ banjo/ fiddle])
061 APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN BOOGIE Sugar Hill SH-1007
062 MARTIN WYNN'S/SEAN RYAN'S Sugar Hill SH-1007
063 RIVER SONG Sugar Hill SH-1007
064 DEAR BOSS Sugar Hill SH-1007 SH-CD-1010
065 GEORGIA MAY Sugar Hill SH-1007
066 RUSTY WATERWHEEL Sugar Hill SH-1007
067 TWELVE DISCIPLES Sugar Hill SH-1007
068 SQUARE DANCE SATURDAY NIGHT Sugar Hill SH-1007
069 FARE THEE WELL MARIANNE Sugar Hill SH-1007
070 THE RIGHTS OF MAN Sugar Hill SH-1007
071 THE PANAMA LIMITED Sugar Hill SH-1007
072 HE'S EVERYWHERE Sugar Hill SH-1007
1989 TGS Studios, Chapel Hill, NC – Mike Cross (Mike Cross [vcl/gt], Rod Abernathy [gt], Don Dixon [bass], Rob Ladd [drums], Jim Brock [percussion] + Paul Tiers [gt], Chip Crawford [piano], Bobby Patterson [bass]. Producer: Steve Gronback)
073 BETRAYAL BY FEAR Sugar Hill SH-1008 SH-CD-1008
074 PRODIGAL SON Sugar Hill SH-1008 SH-CD-1008
075 ANGEL IN THE SOUTHERN PART OF HEAVEN Sugar Hill SH-1008 SH-CD-1008
076 RUNNIN' HOSS Sugar Hill SH-1008 SH-CD-1008
077 OLD GREY OWL Sugar Hill SH-1008 SH-CD-1008
078 THE WRONG SIDE OF MIDNIGHT Sugar Hill SH-1008 SH-CD-1008
079 ROAD TRIP BLUES Sugar Hill SH-1008 SH-CD-1008
080 THE OLD MAN'S BOUQUET Sugar Hill SH-1008 SH-CD-1008
081 BILL IS IN HIS GRAVE Sugar Hill SH-1008 SH-CD-1008
082 A SONG FOR MERLE Sugar Hill SH-1008 SH-CD-1008
083 AUTUMN IN HER EYES Sugar Hill SH-CD-1008
1989 Champagne Studios, Nashville, TN – Mike Cross (Mike Cross [vcl/gt/fiddle], Pat Flynn [gt], Bruce Watkins [banjo], Jerry Douglas [dobro], Dave Pomeroy [bass], Stuart Duncan [fiddle])
084 THE CASCADE JIG/THE BROKEN BRANCH JIG Sugar Hill SH-CD-1009
085 CAROLINA CALLING Sugar Hill SH-CD-1009
086 EVERY LINE ON MY FACE Sugar Hill SH-CD-1009
087 POOR MAN'S HEAVEN Sugar Hill SH-CD-1009
088 MICHAEL THE MASON Sugar Hill SH-CD-1009
089 MY SPIRIT'S WILLING Sugar Hill SH-CD-1009 SH-CD-1010
090 POOR LAZARUS Sugar Hill SH-CD-1009
091 DIRECTIONS Sugar Hill SH-CD-1009 SH-CD-1010
092 BRIEF MOMENT IN THE SUN Sugar Hill SH-CD-1009
093 YO DOWN FIDDLER Sugar Hill SH-CD-1009
094 TOBACCO SONG Sugar Hill SH-CD-1009
095 FLYING DOWN THE HIGHWAY Sugar Hill SH-CD-1009
096 PINEY WOODS Sugar Hill SH-CD-1009
097 HARD TIMES (TROUBLE and STRIFE) Sugar Hill SH-CD-1009
098 BASKET OF THYME Sugar Hill SH-CD-1009
099 THE FAREWELL TOAST Sugar Hill SH-CD-1009 SH-CD-1010
1993 Champagne Studios, Nashville, TN – Mike Cross (Mike Cross [vcl/gt/fiddle],, Jerry Douglas [dobro/lap steel], Sam Bush [mandolin/fiddle], Dave Pomeroy [bass], Larry Atamanuik [drums])
100 RIDING WITH ME Sugar Hill SH-CD-1011
101 RED TAILED HAWK Sugar Hill SH-CD-1011
102 BOLL WEEVIL / TUTTLE'S REEL Sugar Hill SH-CD-1011
103 SILVER HARMONICA Sugar Hill SH-CD-1011
104 DO WHAT YOU DO Sugar Hill SH-CD-1011
105 T-BIRD BLUES (HOW IN THE WORLD DID I EVER GET YOU?) Sugar Hill SH-CD-1011
106 TIME IN BETWEEN, THE (PATRICK'S LULLABY) Sugar Hill SH-CD-1011
107 MCFADDEN'S REEL / MASTER CROWLEY'S Sugar Hill SH-CD-1011
108 BEST FRIEND Sugar Hill SH-CD-1011
109 BAD BLOOD Sugar Hill SH-CD-1011
110 AN OLD WOMAN'S GARDEN Sugar Hill SH-CD-1011
1993 Champagne Studios, Nashville, TN – Mike Cross (Mike Cross [vcl/gt/fiddle],, Jerry Douglas [dobro/lap steel], Sam Bush [mandolin/fiddle], Dave Pomeroy [bass], Larry Atamanuik [drums])
111 DEAD WILLIE BLUES Sugar Hill SH-CD-1011
112 GAMBLIN' FEVER Sugar Hill SH-CD-1011
1998 unknown – Mike Cross
113 'TIL THE WEATHER CLEARS UP MMMBO 101
114 LITTLE TURTLE MMMBO 101
115 PETER PIPER MMMBO 101
116 ROLLING THAT BOWLING BALL MMMBO 101
117 WHO'S BEEN WALKING IN MY YARD MMMBO 101
118 GREAT CIRCLE OF THE WATERS MMMBO 101
119 DREAMS, DREAMS MMMBO 101
120 OLD GRAY CAT MMMBO 101
121 RED BALLOON MMMBO 101
122 30 DAYS MMMBO 101
123 LEAP YEAR BABY MMMBO 101
124 COLT IN THE MEADOW MMMBO 101
125 SPINNING AROUND MMMBO 101
126 MIST ON THE MOUNTAIN MMMBO 101
127 GYPSY ROVER MMMBO 101
1998 unknown – Mike Cross
128 PIG FAIR SAILOR MMMBO 102
129 MY KARMA BROKE DOWN MMMBO 102
130 BIG FOOD CHAIN MMMBO 102
131 GONE LIKE YESTERDAY MMMBO 102
132 MIST ON THE MOUNTAIN MMMBO 102
133 FAST FREIGHT TO PHILLY MMMBO 102
134 TEMPERANCE REEL MMMBO 102
135 LAST OF THE FREIGHT TRAIN HOBOS MMMBO 102
136 MONTEREY BAY/DIVING SEAGULL MMMBO 102
137 GRAVEYARD OF THE ATLANTIC MMMBO 102
138 MINOR REFLECTION MMMBO 102
139 AT LARGE IN THE WORLD MMMBO 102
140 PIPING JOHNNY HOME MMMBO 102
141 WALK IN JERUSALEM MMMBO 102
ca 2012 unknown – Mike Cross (Producer: Patrick Cross)
142 CROSSIN' CAROLINA MMBO 105  
143 STREAMSIDE MMBO 105
144 HAWKEYE SAM MMBO 105  
145 PLANTING BY MOONLIGHT MMBO 105  
146 BLACK CAT MAGIC MMBO 105  
147 SONG FOR APRIL MMBO 105
148 HUDDIE'S 12-STRING BLUES MMBO 105 [acoustic] MMBO 105
149 RUNNIN' FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE MMBO 105
150 GUILLOTINE BLUES MMBO 105  
151 TRAIN 45 MMBO 105

ALBUMS
TGS TGS-001 Michael Cross, Child Prodigy
: Tanner's Farm; Big City Rambling; Elma Turl; Pumpkin Thyme; Little Ditches; Blue Ridge Lake; Wisdom Or A Drink; Better Times; Old Mother Flanagan/The Scotsman; Leon Mcduff; Last Of Calahan/Lord Let Me Die; The Wind That Shakes The Barley - 75 (MX: NR 6450-1/-2; reissued  in 1980 on GR-1001)
TGS TGS-1003 Born In The Country: Blue Skys And Teardrops; Big City Woman; The Great Strip Poker Massacre; Drowsy Maggie/Cooley's Reel; Mountain Mean; Wisdom Or A Drink; Nobby; Uncle Josh; Thanks Hank (With Lovesick Blues); Cameron Highlanders/Nine Points Of Roguery; Grandpa Was A Fiddler; Born In The Country/Devil's Dream – 11-77 (rev. Nov. 11, reissued in 1980 on GR-1002, also on MMMB-104)
Moonlight MLR-1002 The Bounty Hunter: Old Paint Peeling; Scratchy Fiddle Boogie Blues; Best Drunk In Town; Merry Sisters Reel; Fair Headed Mary; Write Me A Love Song; The Lord'll Provide; Kentucky Song; Liquor In The Well; The Bounty Hunter; Bonnie Prince Charlie; Road To Lisdunvarna; Lark In The Morning; Wake Up My Love -78 (reissued in 1980 on GR-1003)
GHE GR-1004 Rock 'n Rye: Rocky Top Bar-B-Que; Not A Good Woman To Love; I Go; The Groove; Start Drawing The Lines; Rock 'N' Rye; Granny's Milk Cartons; Joy Of My Life/Morrison's Jig; Whiskey 'Fore Breakfast/Sailor's Bonnet; Carrboro Crossing; Catch Another Butterfly - 80
Sugar Hill SH-1005 Live and Kickin': Busted Man; Elma Turl; Old Paint Peeling; The App. Rap/Grub Springs; Kentucky Song; Down At The Lodge; Whiskey 'Fore Breakfast; Jelly Roll Baker; Bounty Hunter; The Scotsman; Good Night Medley: The Otter's Holt/Farewell To Erin/Good Night/Loch Lomond/The Banshee/8th Of January/June Apple/8th Of January – 81 (CD reissue as SH-CD-1005  in 1990 with bonus tracks: Carrboro Crossing; Rock Top Bar-B-Que; Greensleeves; Gospel Medley)
Sugar Hill SH-1006 Carolina Sky: Don't Need Another Hit; The Green Of His Eyes; Carolina Sky; Old Shoe; A Night On The Town; Not For The Love I Can Take; Say What You Mean; Jenny; Dark Angel; Learning To Live On Love; The Drunkard; Katie's Tune/Pidgeon On The Gate - 83
Sugar Hill SH-1007 Solo At Midnight: Appalachian Mountain Boogie; Martin Wynn's/Sean Ryan's; River Song; Dear Boss; Georgia May; Rusty Waterwheel; Twelve Disciples; Square Dance Saturday Night; Fare Thee Well Marianne; The Rights Of Man; The Panama Limited; He's Everywhere - 85
Sugar Hill SH-1008 Prodigal Son: Betrayal By Fear; Prodigal Son; Angel In The Southern Part Of Heaven; Runnin' Hoss; Old Grey Owl; The Wrong Side Of Midnight; Road Trip Blues; The Old Man's Bouquet; Bill Is In His Grave; A Song For Merle – 01-08-89 (CD reissue on SH-CD-1008 with bonus track: Autumn In Her Eyes)
Sugar Hill SH-CD-1009 Irregular Guy: The Cascade Jig/The Broken Branch Jig; Carolina Calling; Every Line On My Face; Poor Man's Heaven; Michael The Mason; My Spirit's Willing; Poor Lazarus; Directions; Brief Moment In The Sun; Yo Down Fiddler; Tobacco Song; Flying Down The Highway; Piney Woods; Hard Times (Trouble and Strife); Basket Of Thyme; The Farewell Toast – 01-90
Sugar Hill SH-CD-1010 Best Of The Funny Stuff: Liquor in the Well; The Lord'll Provide; Dear Boss; The Great Strip Poker Massacre; Mountain Mean; Elma Turl; The App. Rap / Grub Springs; Uncle Josh; The Scotsman; Whiskey 'Fore Breakfast / Sailor's Bonnet; My Spirit's Willing; Directions; Granny's Milk Cartons; The Farewell Toast – 17-03-94 (sampler)
Sugar Hill SH-CD-1011 High Powered, Low Flying: Riding With Me; Red Tailed Hawk; Dead Willie Blues; Boll Weevil / Tuttle's Reel; Silver Harmonica; Do What You Do; T-Bird Blues (How in the World Did I Ever Get You?); Time in Between, The (Patrick's Lullaby); McFadden's Reel / Master Crowley's; Best Friend; Gamblin' Fever; Bad Blood; An Old Woman's Garden - 94
Michael's Magic Music Box MMMB-101 Michael's Magic Music Box: 'Til The Weather Clears Up; Little Turtle; Peter Piper; Rolling That Bowling Ball; Who's Been Walking In My Yard; Great Circle Of The Waters; Dreams, Dreams; Old Gray Cat; Red Balloon; 30 days; Leap Year Baby; Colt In The Meadow; Spinning Around; Mist On The Mountain; Gypsy Rover - 98
Michael's Magic Music Box MMMB-102 At Large In The World: Pig Fair Sailor; My Karma Broke Down; Big Food Chain; Gone Like Yesterday; Mist On The Mountain; Fast Freight To Philly; Temperance Reel; Last Of The Freight Train Hobos; Monterey Bay/Diving Seagull; Graveyard Of The Atlantic; Minor Reflection; At Large In The World; Piping Johnny Home; Walk In Jerusalem – 99
Michael's Magic Music Box MMMB-105 Crossin’ Carolina: Crossin' Carolina; Streamside; Hawkeye Sam; Planting By Moonlight; Black Cat Magic; Song For April; Huddie's 12-String Blues; Runnin' For The Rest Of My Life; Guillotine Blues; Train 45;  Huddie's 12-String Blues (Remix) [Acoustic] - 12


SINGLES
GHE
GHE-10041 Rocky Top Bar-B-Que / Not a Good Woman to Love - 80

Court Yard Hounds



by Praguefrank

SESSIONS
2009 HEK Studio, Austin, TX/Plyrz Studio, Valencia, CA – Court Yard Hounds (Emily Robison [vcl/gt/dobro/banjo/pump organ], Martie Maguire [vcl/mandolin/fiddle/viola] + Audley Freed [gt], Martin Strayer [gt/piano], Lloyd Maines [steel/dobro/mandolin], Greg Leisz [steel], Jerry Holmes [autoharp], Glen Fukanaga [ac bass], Pat Manske/Don Heffington [percussion]. Brian Standefer [cello], Mike Finnigan [piano], Tom Hale [French horn],
001 SKYLINE Columbia 7-524741-2
002 COAST Columbia 7-524741-2
003 DELIGHT (SOMETHING NEW UNDER THE SUN) Columbia 7-524741-2
004 SEE YOU IN THE SPRING Columbia 7-524741-2
005 AIN'T NO SON Columbia 7-524741-2
006 FAIRYTALE Columbia 7-524741-2 I
007 MISS YOU Columbia 7-524741-2
008 GRACEFULLY Columbia 7-524741-2
009 APRIL'S LOVE Columbia 7-524741-2
010 THEN AGAIN Columbia 7-524741-2
011 IT DIDN'T MAKE A SOUND Columbia 7-524741-2
012 FEAR OF WASTED TIME Columbia 7-524741-2  
013 WE’LL BEHAVED
014 STRAW CAGE


2013 HEK Studio, Austin, TX/ Texas Treefort Studio, Austin, TX – Court Yard Hounds (Emily Robison [vcl/gt/ dobro/ banjo], Audley Freed [ac gt/ el gt/12-string gt], Martin Strayer [gt/piano],  Billy Harvey [el gt], Joshua Grange [steel], George Reiff [el bass], Fred Eltringham [drums/ percussion], Martie Maguire [fiddle/mandolin/ viola], Daniel Clarke [piano/ Farfisa], John Ginty [piano/ percussion])
015 SUNSHINE Columbia 74759  
016 AMELITA Columbia 74759
017 THE WORLD SMILES Columbia 74759
018 AIMLESS UPWARD Columbia 74759  
019 A GUY LIKE YOU Columbia 74759
020 ROCK ALL NIGHT Columbia 74759
021 PHOEBE Columbia 74759
022 DIVIDED Columbia 74759
023 GETS YOU DOWN Columbia 74759
024 WATCH YOUR STEP Columbia 74759
025 THE ROAD YOU TAKE Columbia 74759
 


ALBUMS
Columbia 7-52441-2 Court Yard Hounds: Skyline; Coast; Delight (Something New Under the Sun); See You In The Spring; Ain't No Son; Fairytale; I Miss You; Gracefully; April's Love; Then Again; It Didn't Make a Sound; Fear Of Wasted Time  04-05-10 (also issued with bonus tracks: We’ll Behaved; Straw Cage)


Columbia 88883747592 Amelita:  Sunshine;  Amelita;  The World Smiles; Aimless Upward;  A Guy Like You; Rock All Night; Phoebe;  Divided; Gets You Down;  Watch Your Step; The Road You Take - 16-07-13