Thursday, May 2, 2013

Perk Williams



*19-11-1926, +03-01-1994
2nd version

by Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti, Steve Hathaway, ThieuVan De Vorst, Al Turner
SESSIONS


As member of Melody Makers (only P.W. vocal tracks listed; for detailed info on sessions, albums and singles see Jimmy Heap)

September 1949 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], ? [drums], Arlie Carter [piano])

IF-169-1 TODAY, TONIGHT AND TOMORROW -2 8064 [t.-2] unissued
IF-171 YOU WERE MEANT TO RUIN MY DREAMS -2 8069 / Cattle CD 328
IF-172 A BROKEN PANE IN THE WINDOW OF MY HEART -2 8069/ Cattle CD 328
IF-173 MY ANGEL ISN'T ON MY CHRISTMAS -2 45-8133
IF-174 SNAKES IN MY BOOTS -2 8066
ca October 1949 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], ? [drums], Arlie Carter [piano])
IF-186 LOVE FOR SALE -1,2 45-8077
ca early 1950 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], ? [drums], Arlie Carter [piano] + vocal chorus: Jimmy Heap, Bill Glendening, Horace Barnet)
IF-198 MY HEART’S TURNED TO STONE -2 45-8089
1950 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle],Horace Barnett [vcl-3/rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], ? [drums], Arlie Carter [piano] + vocal chorus: Jimmy Heap, Bill Glendening, Horace Barnett)
IF-207 SUNSET SENDS SORROW -2 45-8084/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
IF-208 I HOPE YOU'RE SATISFIED -2-3 45-8084/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
Summer 1950 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano])
IF-226 CARBON COPY -2 45-8093/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
1950 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], ? [drums], Arlie Carter [piano] + vocal chorus (041): Jimmy Heap, Bill Glendening, Horace Barnett)
IF-237 GOD IS ON OUR SIDE -2 45-8133
IF-239 THAT’S THAT -2 45-8129/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
Fall 1950 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-1/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano])
IF-244 A COFFIN BUILT FOR TWO -1 45-8101/ Cattle CD 328
IF-245 MORNING, NOON AND NIGHT -1 45-8101/Cattle CD 328
ca December 1950 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-1/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano])
IF-251 DROP IN THE BUCKET -1 45-8103/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
IF-253 EASY WAY OUT -1 45-8136/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
ca February 1951 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-1/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano])
IF-258 WILD SIDE OF LIFE -1 45-8105/Cattle CD 328
IF-259 WHEN THE OPERATED ON PAPA, THEY OPENED MAMA'S MALE -1 45-8105/Cattle CD 328
September 1951 Peterson's Studio, Austin, TX - Perk Williams and Jimmy Heap*/Jimmy Heap and The Melody Masters (Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle],Horace Barnett [rh gt], Butterball Haris[steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano])
IF 287 CURTAIN OF TEARS* -1 -2 45-8112
IF-288 MORE THAN FRIENDS -2 45-8122/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
IF-289 TILL DEATH DO YOU PART -2 45-8129/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
IF-290 HONKY TONKIN¢ WOMAN* -2 45-8112
IF-291 SOMEBODY'S BLUE -2 45-8122/Cowgirlboy LP 5120 Cattle CD 328
17 November 1951 [no. 2365] University Of Texas Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters (Perk Williams [vcl/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
9233-7 YOU'RE NOTHIN' BUT A NOTHIN' unissued/BCD-15617
9235-16 GIRL WITH A PAST F2035 EAP1-606/BCD-15617
9236-6 LIFETIME OF SHAME F1958/BCD-15617
18 November 1951 [no. 2366] University Of Texas Studio, Austin, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters (Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
9237-10 YOU DON'T KISS ME 'CAUSE YOU LOVE ME -2 F2142/BCD-15617
9238-19 TRUE OR FALSE -2 F1958
9239-16 THE ONE THAT I WON -2 F2142/BCD-15617
8 May 1952 [no. 2599] WBAP Radio Station Studio, Fort Worth, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters (Perk Williams [vcl/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
9975-8 THIS NIGHT WON'T LAST FOREVER F2425/BCD-15617
9976-8 YOU DIDN'T HAVE TIME F2294/BCD-15617
9977-9 LET'S DO IT JUST ONCE F2425/BCD-15617
9978-11 HEARTBREAKER F2294/BCD-15617
27 February 1953 [no. 2957] unknown, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters with Perk Williams (Perk Williams [vcl-1/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [vcl-2/bass], Arlie Carter [piano]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
11231-12 RELEASE ME -1 F2518 EAP1-606/Capitol TOCP-6438 BCD-15617
11232-7 JUST TO BE WITH YOU -1 F2518/BCD-15617
11233-9 CAT'N AROUND -1 F2636
28 October 1953 [no. 3146] unknown, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters with Perk Williams (Perk Williams [vcl/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Doug Hudson [drums], Arlie Carter [piano]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
11840-4 THEN I'LL BE HAPPY F2767/BCD-15617
11841-4 ETHYL IN MY GAS TANK F2866 EAP1-606/BCD-15617
11842-12 YOU OUGHT A KNOW F2866/BCD-15617
11843-11 LOVE IN THE VALLEY unissued/BCD-15617
25 February 1954 [no. 3339] Houston, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters with Perk Williams (Perk Williams [vcl/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
12373-2 CRY, CRY, DARLING F2767/BCD-15617
7 July 1954 [no. 3436] unknown, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters*/Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters with Perk Williams (Perk Williams [vcl/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [bass], Arlie Carter [piano]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
12679-14 I TOLD YOU SO F2990/BCD-15617
12680-6 JUST FOR TONIGHT* F3253/BCD-15617
12681-4 SHARPSHOOTER F2990 EAP1-606
12682-4 MY FIRST LOVE AFFAIR* F3253/BCD-15617
9 February 1955 [no. 3661] unknown, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters*/Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters with Perk Williams (Perk Williams [vcl-2/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [bass], George Harriosn [drums],Arlie Carter [piano], Kenneth “Ken Idaho” Aderhold [sax] + Horace Barnett, Perk Williams, Bill Glendening, Ken Aderhold [vcl chorus]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
13450-7 LOVE CAN MOVE MOUNTAINS -2 F3156/BCD-15617
13452-10 THAT'S ALL I WANT FROM YOU -2 F3071/BCD-15617
12 December 1955 [no. 3990] unknown, TX - Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters*/Jimmy Heap and Melody Masters with Perk Williams (Perk Williams [vcl/fiddle], Jimmy Heap [vcl-1/ld gt], Horace Barnett [ld gt], Butterball Harris [steel], Bill Glendening [bass], George Harriosn [drums],Arlie Carter [piano], Kenneth “Ken Idaho” Aderhold [sax]. Producer: Ken Nelson)
14521-4 HEAP OF BOOGIE F3434/BCD-15617
14522-4 MINGLING* F3543/BCD-15617
14523-4 LONG JOHN* unissued/BCD-15617
14524-3 BUTTERNUT F3333/BCD-15617

Perk  Williams recordings: 


1956 unknown, TX – Perk Williams/*Cowboy Blair (Perk Williams [vcl-1], Cowboy Blair [vcl-2/rh gt], Clarence White [ld gt], Dizzy Marcus [bass fiddle] + vocal chorus)
001 YOU DIDN’T HAVE TIME -1 Echo 584-59
000 Unknown title -2 Echo 584-59
ca July 1960 unknown, TX – Perk Williams
002 1384 YOU TRAVELED TOO FAR D 1153
003 1385 YOU'RE NOT MY ANGEL ANYMORE D 1153
ca March 1961 unknown, TX – Perk Williams
004 1450 WHAT MORE D 1182
005 1451 ARE YOU TRYING TO TELL ME GOODBYE D 1182
ca 1962 Houston, TX – Perk Williams
006 HANGING OUT MY TEARDROPS Paradise 1001
007 RELEASE ME  Paradise 1001
Ca 23 January 1963 Texas Sound Studios, San Antonio, TX – Perk Willims
008 TSS 630123A WHY THE BLUES ARE BLUE Twirl 103
009 TSS 630123B DEFEATED Twirl 103
(recording studio and date may have been info on mastering)
1960s unknown, TX – Perk Williams and Bill Norman and Western Swingsters
010 I’LL DO THINGS FOR YOU Tall Texan DAN-1008
011 unknown title  Tall Texan DAN-1008
1964 unknown, TX – Perk Williams
012 M 4410 I’M THAT FOOL Allstar A-7302
013 M 4411 ONE SWEET TOUCH  Allstar A-7302/Maple Tone 402
MAPLE TONE 402 CRUISIN’COUNTRY, VOL. 1
1975 unknown, TX – Perk Williams
014 R 197-2 MEDITATION WALTZ Stormfield 1975-2
015 R 1975-1 HOLD BACK THE DAWN 1975-2
Poss. 1975 unknown, TX – Perk Williams
015A HOLD BACK THE DAWN Pacific 1625
Track above may have been the same as on Stormfield 1975-2

SINGLES
Echo (1956)
C-W-584-59 [Perk Williams:] You Didn’t Have Time / [Cowboy Blair:] ? - 56
D
1153  You're Not My Angel Anymore / You Traveled Too Far – 21-07-60 (rev. Aug. 29)
1182  What More / Are You Trying To Tell Me Goodbye – 07-02-61 (rev. May 1)
Tall Texan
DAN-1008 I’ll Do Things For You / ?  - w. Bill Norman
Paradise (ca 1962)
1001 Hanging Out My Teardrops / Release Me – ca 62
Twirl (mid to late 1950s)
TW 103 Defeated / Why The Blues Are Blue - 63
Allstar (1964)
A-7302 I’m That Fool / One Sweet Touch – 05-64 (rev. May 23)
Stormfield
R 1975 Meditation Waltz / Hold Back The Dawn - 75
Pacific (possibly the same recrodings as above)
1625 Hold Back The Dawn / ?



Carl Farris



by Praguefrank
SESSIONS
1970s Sound Spectrum, House Of Casah, Hendersonville, TN – Carl Farris (Producer: Charlie Bragg, Roger Tucker)
001 LOVE TURNS ME ON Printer’s Alley PAR 003
002 LOVE ME ALWAYS Printer’s Alley PAR 003
1983 Nashville, TN – Carl Farris  (Producer: Mike Height, Ray Black)
003 FACTORY BLUES Pageboy PB 51
004 YOU’VE GOT ME  Pageboy PB 51
1984 Nashville, TN – Carl Farris (producer: Walter Haynes)
005 WH-84-13/U 11985 SITTIN' ON A GOLDMINE Swanee 4008
006 WH-84-14?/U 11985 OUTLAW Swanee 4008
1984 Nashville, TN – Carl Farris (producer: Walter Haynes)
007 EVERYTHING SHE TOUCHES  Swanee 4012
008 Unknown title Swanee 4013
1985 Nashville, TN – Carl Farris (producer: Walter Haynes)
009 SHE’S MINE NOW Swanee DKD-SW 5021
2012 unknown – Carl Farris
010 CALM BEFORE THE STORM Private SP

SINGLES
Printer’s Alley (ca 1970s)
PAR 003 Love Turns Me On / Love Me Always
Pageboy (1983)
PB 51 Factory Blues / You’ve Got Me - 83
Swanee (1984)
DKD-SW4008 Sittin' On A Goldmine / Outlaw – 84
DKD-SW4012 Everything She Touches / ? - 84
DKD-SW5021 She’s Mine Now / She’s Mine Now – 04-10-85

Da Costa Woltz



By Henk Scholts

SESSIONS
ca. 5 May 1927 Gennett Recording Studio, Starr Piano Company Building, Whitewater Gorge Park, Richmond, IN –  Da Costa Woltz‘s Southern Broadcasters (Da Costa Woltz [vcl-2/banjo], Frank Jenkins [vcl-1/banjo], Ben Jerrell [fiddle/hamonica/ vcl], ? [calls])
001 G12766  MERRY GIR -1 6143  Herwin 75565/ County 524 DOCD 8023
002 G12767  YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS -1  6143/ County 524 DOCD 8023
003 G12768  LONESOME ROAD BLUES –instr.- 6154/ County 524 DOCD 8023
004 G12769  RICHMOND COTILLION -instr.- 6220 Silvertone 5183 Challenge 407 Herwin 75554/ County 524 DOCD 8023
005 G12770-A  ARE YOU WASHED IN THE BLOOD OF THE LAMB? -1-2 6164 15318 Challenge 340 Herwin 75553/DOCD 8023
ca. 6 May 1927 Gennett Recording Studio, Starr Piano Company Building, Whitewater Gorge Park, Richmond, IN –  Da Costa Woltz‘s Southern Broadcasters (Da Costa Woltz [vcl-2/banjo], Frank Jenkins [vcl-1/banjo], Price Goodson [vcl-3/ukulele-3/harmonica], Ben Jerrell [fiddle/hamonica/ vcl], ? [calls])
006 G12773  HOME SWEET HOME  -instr.- 6165 Silvertone 5080 8181 Supertone 9167/County 515 524/DOCD 8023
007 G12774  BAPTIST SHOUT –instr.- 6187/DOCD 8023
008 G12775  BE KIND TO A MAN WHEN HE‘S DOWN -3 6154 15297 Herwin 75553/DOCD 8023
009 G12776-A  LOST TRAIN BLUES –instr.- 6187 15315/County 524 DOCD 8023
010 G12777-A  I KNOW MY NAME IS THERE -1-2 6164 15333 Silvertone 5075 8167 Supertone 9263 Challenge 340 Herwin 75559/DOCD 8023
011 G12778  WHEN YOU ASK A GIRL TO LEAVE HER HAPPY HOME -1  6176/ County 524 DOCD 8023
012 G12779  TAKE ME BACK TO THE SWEET SUNNY SOUTH –instr.-  6176 15318 Challenge 333 Herwin 75555
013 G12780  JOHN BROWN'S DREAM  -instr. with calls- 6220 Silvertone 5183/ County 524 DOCD 8023
ca. 7 May 1927 Gennett Recording Studio, Starr Piano Company Building, Whitewater Gorge Park, Richmond, IN –  Da Costa Woltz‘s Southern Broadcasters (Da Costa Woltz [vcl-2/banjo], Frank Jenkins [vcl-1/banjo], Price Goodson [vcl-3/ukulele-3/harmonica], Ben Jerrell [fiddle/hamonica/ vcl], ? [calls])
014 G12781-A  OLD JOE CLARK –instr.-  6223 Challenge 333 Herwin 75565/County 524 New World NW 236 DOCD 8023
015 G12782  EVENING STAR WALTZ –instr.-  6240/County 524 DOSC 8023
016 G12783-A  JACK OF DIAMONDS –instr.-  Herwin 75561/DOCD 8023
017 G12787-A  ROVING COWBOY -2  6223/DOCD 8023
018 G12788  WANDERING BOY -2  6165 15300 Silvertone 5183 8177 Supertone 9175/ County 524 DOSC 8023

ALBUMS

County 524 Old Time Music: John Brown's Dream; When You Ask A Girl To Leave Her Happy Home; Home Sweet Home; Merry Girl; Evening Star Waltz Yellow; Old Joe Clark; Take Me Back To The Sweet Sunny South; Wandering Boy; Lonesome Road Blues;  Lost Train Blues; Yellow Rose Of Texas; Richmond Cotillion - 72
Document DOCD-8023 Da Costa Woltz's Southern Broadcasters and Frank Jenkins' Pilot Mountaineers - Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order (1927-1929): [DaCosta Woltz’s Southern Broadcasters:] Merry Girl; Yellow Rose of Texas; Lonesome Road Blues; Richmond Cotillion; Are You Washed in the Blood of the Lamb; Home Sweet Home; Baptist Shout; Be Kind to a Man When He's Down; Lost Train Blues; I Know My Name Is There;When You Ask a Girl to Leave Her Happy Home; Take Me Back to the Sweet Sunny South;  John Brown's Dream; Old Joe Clark; Evening Star Waltz; Jack Of Diamonds;  Roving Cowboy; Wandering Boy; [Frank Jenkins' Pilot Mountaineers:] Railroad Flagman's Sweetheart; When the Snowflakes Fall Again; Burial of Wild Bill; Message From Home Sweet Home; Sunny Home in Dixie; Old Dad – 04-10-00

SINGLES
Gennett (1927)
Gennett
6143 Merry Girl / Yellow Rose Of Texas
6154 Lonesome Road Blues / Be Kind To A Man When He Is Down
6164 Are You Washed In The Blood Of The Lamb / I Know My Name Is There - By
Ben Jarrell Acc Da Costa Woltz's Southern Broadcasters
6165 Home Sweet Home / Wandering Boy
6176 When You Ask A Girl To Leave Her Happy Home / Take Me Back To The Sweet
Sunny South
6187 Baptist Shout / Lost Train Blues
6220 Richmond Cotillion / John Brown's Dream
6223 Old Joe Clark / Roving Cowboy
6240 Evening Star Waltz / By Marion Underwood
Challenge
333 Take Me Back To The Sweet Sunny South / Old Joe Clark  -  As By Jackson
Young
340 Are You Washed In The Blood Of The Lamb / I Know My Name Is There -   As
By Jackson Young
407 Richmond Cotillion  [As By Frank Neal and His Boys] / [Billy Milton]
Champion
15297 Be Kind To A Man When He Is Down [As By Stanley Miller] / [Marion
Underwood]
15315 Lost Train Blues  [As By Stanley Miller] / [Taylor's Kentucky Boys]
15318 Are You Washed In The Blood Of The Lamb / Take Me Back To The Sweet
Sunny South -   As By Jackson Young
15300 Wandering Boy - As By John Burham /
15333 I Know My Name Is There  [As By Jackson Young] / [Holland Puckett]
Herwin
75553 Are You Washed In The Blood Of The Lamb  [Poss As By Jackson Young] /
Be Kind To A Man When He Is Down [Poss As By Stanley Miller]
75554 Richmond Cotillion / [Holland Puckett]
75555 Take Me Back To The Sweet Sunny South [As By Ben Jerrell] /  [Vernon
Dalhart]
75559 I Know My Name Is There / [Holland Puckett]
75561 Jack Of Diamonds / [David Miller]
75565 Merry Girl / Old Joe Clark
Silvertone
5075 I Know My Name Is There [As By Jackson Young] / [Holland Puckett]
5080 Home Sweet Home [Prob As By Louis Watson] / [Marion Underwood]
5083 Wandering Boy [as By Louis Watson] / [Short Creek Trio]
5183 Richmond Cotillion / John Brown's Dream -  As By The Southern
Broadcaster
8167 I Know My Name Is There [As By Jackson Young] / [Holland Puckett]
8177 Wandering Boy [As By Louis Watson] / [Short Creek Trio]
8181 Home Sweet Home [Prob As By Louis Watson] / [Marion Underwood]
Supertone
9167 Home Sweet Home [As By Louis Watson] / [Marion Underwood]
9175 Wandering Boy [As By Louis Watson] / [Short Creek Trio]
9263 I Know My Name Is There [As By Jackson Young] / [Holland Puckett]