Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Aubrey Gass



2nd version

By Michel Ruppli, Mario Manciotti, Praguefrank, Carl LaFong
SESSIONS
also recorded with Al Dexter
ca late 1946 Quinn Recording Co., 3104 Telephone Road, Houston, TX – Aubrey Gass with The Easterners
001 KILROY’S BEEN HERE Gold Star 1318 DeLuxe 6001
002 DELIVERY MAN BLUES 1318 DeLuxe 6001
9 August 1949 [no. 1421] Dallas, TX – Aubrey Gass (Wesley Tuttle and His Orchestra)
003 4773-1 GEE BUT I'M LONELY TONIGHT Capitol 57-40239
004 4774-4 DEAR JOHN 57-40239 F1427
005 4775-1 LOOK ME UP 57-40275
006 4776 K.C. BOOGIE 57-40275 F1427
1965 unknown – Aubrey Gass and The Hel-Cats
007 SK4M-5863 KILROY’S BEEN HERE Helton 671H-103
008 SK4M-5864 CORN FED GAL (THERE GOES MY LIPSTICK) –instr.- Helton 671H-103 /Bark Log LP 3 Collector CLCD-4508
BARK LOG LP 3 COUNTRY HICKS, VOL. 3 (UK, 1993); COLLECTOR CLCD-4508 ROCK AND ROLL PIANO, VOL. 12 (NED, 2007)
Mid 1960s poss. Dallas, TX – Aubrey Gass as by Mr. G
009 PORK-N-BEANS Swansee 1908
010 SITTIN‘ AND THINKIN‘ Swansee  1908

SINGLES
Gold Star (1946)
1318 Kilroy’s Been There / Delivery Man Blues - ca 02-47 (reissued on DeLuxe 6001)
Capitol (1949)
57-40239 Dear John / Gee, But I‘m Lonely Tonight - 09-49
F40275 K.C.Boogie / Look Me Up – 01-50
F1427 K.C Boogie / Dear John – 03-51 (reissue, Rev. March 10)
Helton (1965)
671H-103 Corn Fed Gal (There Goes My Lipstick) / Kilroy’s Been Here - 65
Swansee (mid 1960s) as Mr. G.
1908 LM Pork-N-Beans / Sittin‘ And Thinkin‘ – 6-

Rose Lee Maphis



Rose Lee Schetrompf, *29-12-1922 Baltimore, MD
2nd version

By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
see also Joe Maphis
15 November 1960 unknown – Rose Lee Maphis
001 CO 65581 SIGNED, SEALED AND DELIVERED Columbia CS 8398
002 CO 65582 PINS AND NEEDLES (IN MY HEART) CS 8398
003 CO 65583 GREENBACK DOLLAR CS 8398
004 CO 65584 I WON'T STAND IN YOUR WAY CS 8398
005 CO 65585 NOBODY ANSWERED ME CS 8398
006 CO 65586 NOBODY'S DARLIN' BUT MINE CS 8398
007 CO 65587 MY CURLY HEADED BABY CS 8398
008 CO 65588 BURY ME BENEATH THE WILLOW CD 65588
009 CO 65589 YOU CAN'T DIVORCE MY HEART CS 8398
010 CO 65590 RELEASE ME CS 8398
011 CO 65591 THE WIND AND THE TREE CS 8398
012 CO 65592 THE KEEPER OF THE KEY CS 8398
ca 1968 Ripcord Recording Studios, Vancouver, WA – Rose Lee Maphis (+unknown musicians + the Portland Symphony Orchestra in Oregon. Producer: Bobby Gibson, Rick Keefer)
013 009-1 YOU  Ripcord S 45-009
014 009-2 KISS A DAY Ripcord S 45-009
ca. May 1970 Nashville, TN – Rose Lee Maphis (Producer: Cliff Williamson)
015 CH-908 RUN THAT BY ME ONE MORE TIME Chart CH-5074
016 CH-909 I DON’T CARE CH-5074


ALBUMS
Columbia CL-1598/CS-8398 Rose Lee Maphis:
Greenback Dollar; Release Me; Nobody Answered Me; Wind And The Tree; Nobody's Darling But Mine; My Curly-Headed Baby; Pins And Needles (In My Heart); Bury Me Beneath The Willow; You Can't Divorce My Heart; Signed Sealed And Delivered; I Won't Stand In Your Way; Keeper Of The Key – 61 (MX: XLP 52263/4 (mono))

SINGLES
Ripcord (ca 1968)
S 45-009 You /  Kiss A Day – ca 68
Chart (1970)
CH-5074 I Don't Care / Run That By Me One More Time - 06-70 w. Rose Lee Maphis

Johnny Janis



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
ca October 1955 Universal Recording Corp., 46 East Walton St., Chicago, IL - Johnny Janis (Don Newey Orchestra)
001 88810  MOVE IT OR LOSE IT Coral 9-61552
002 88811  I‘M THROWING RICE Coral 9-61552
ca early 1957 New York City - Johnny Janis (Osie Johnson, Jerry Bruno, Rudy Van Gelder. Producer: Don Costa)
003 COME RAIN OR COME SHINE ABC ABC-140 Starwell STR 01
004 JUST THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT  ABC ABC-140 STR 01
005 HUSH-A-BYE  ABC ABC-140 STR 01
006 I'VE GOT PLENTY OF NOTHIN'  ABC ABC-140 STR 01
007 SOMETHING I DREAMED LAST NIGHT  ABC ABC-140 STR 01
008 GOLDEN EARRINGS  ABC ABC-140 STR 01
009 WHEN THE SUN COMES OUT  ABC ABC-140 STR 01
010 IF I ONLY HAD A BRAIN  ABC ABC-140 STR 01
011 I GET ALONG WITHOUT YOU VERY WELL  ABC ABC-140 STR 01
012 I'M GONNA LIVE TILL I DIE  ABC ABC-140 STR 01
013 CRYING OUT FOR THE CAROLINES  ABC ABC-140 STR 01
014 GET OUT OF TOWN  ABC ABC-140 STR 01
ca February 1957 unknown - Johnny Janis (Sid Feller Orchestra)
015 797  PLEDGE OF LOVE ABC 45-9800
016 798  I PLAYED THE FIELD  ABC 45-9800
ca June 1957 unknown - Johnny Janis
017 2021  LATER BABY 45-9840
018 2022  ALL THE TIME 45-9840
ca February 1958 poss. Chicago, IL - Johnny Janis
019 CRC-151  THE BETTER TO LOVE YOU Carlton 45-463
020 CRC-152  CAN THIS BE LOVE Carlton 45-463
ca 1958 poss. Chicago, IL - Johnny Janis (Lew Douglas Orchestra)
021 THIS CAN'T BE LOVE  Starwell SR 06 
022 I'M SO IN LOVE WITH YOU  Mercury unissued
023 SLOWLY  Mercury unissued
024 I KNOW  Mercury unissued
025 THE BETTER TO LOVE YOU  Mercury unissued
info from www.starwellmusic.com
Ca 1959 Universal Recording Corp., 46 East Walton St., Chicago (w. The Ellis Larkins Trio) - Johnny Janis
026 LADY BE GOOD  Starwell SR 06 
027 TOO YOUNG  Starwell SR 06 
028 THE SONG IS YOU  Starwell SR 06 
029 THE THINGS WE DID LAST SUMMER  Starwell SR 06 
030 NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT  Starwell SR 06 
1959 Universal Recording Corp., 46 East Walton St., Chicago  - Johnny Janis
031 YW-18786/PB 2329 I'VE NEVER BEEN IN LOVE BEFORE  Starwell SR 06 
032 YW-18787/PB 2330 I GOT IT BAD  Starwell SR 06 
033  YW-18788/PB 2331 WHISPERING –instr-  unissued
034 YW-18789/PB 2334 OUT FOR THE DAY –instr- unissued
Ca 1959 Universal Recording Corp., 46 East Walton St., Chicago - Johnny Janis
035 YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT LOVE IS  Starwell SR 06 
036 I'M BEGINNING TO SEE THE LIGHT  Starwell SR 06 
037 YOU'LL NEVER KNOW  Starwell SR 06 
038 LET'S GET AWAY FROM IT ALL  Starwell SR 06
Ca 1959 Universal Recording Corp., 46 East Walton St., Chicago – Johnny Janis
039 YW-18947/PB 2333  HOW IT LIES, HOW IT LIES  unissued
040 YW-18948/PB 2334 THE THINGS WE DID LAST SUMMER unissued
1959 unknown - Johnny Janis
041 I NEVER BELIEVED  Bomarc 304/
042 WILLING TO LEARN  Bomarc 304
043 I SAID YOU Bomarc 307
044 LIVING IN A CANDY STORE  Bomarc 307
ca July 1960 unknown - Johnny Janis
045 /JZSP 51274  IF THE GFOOD LORD’S WILLIN‘ Columbia 4-41777 4-41797
046 /JZSP-51473  GINA 4-41797
047 /JZSP-52736  CATCH A FALLING STAR 4-41933
048 /JZSP-51277  AS I WAS WALKIN‘  Columbia 4-41777
ca 1960 Columbia Recording  Studio, 30th St., New York City - Johnny Janis (Billy Wallace Trio. Producer: Mitch Miller)
049 I GOT IT BAD AND THAT AIN’T GOOD  Columbia CS-8474 Starwell STR-02
050 LET ME LOVE YOU  Columbia CS-8474 Starwell STR-02
051 IT’S THE TALK OF THE TOWN  Columbia CS-8474 Starwell STR-02
052 IN OTHER WORDS  Columbia CS-8474 Starwell STR-02
053 THE NEARNESS OF YOU  Columbia CS-8474 Starwell STR-02
054 GUILTY  Columbia CS-8474 Starwell STR-02
055 HOW IT LIES, HOW IT LIES, HOW IT LIES  Columbia CS-8474 Starwell STR-02
056 THIS COULD BE THE START OF SOMETHING  Columbia CS-8474 Starwell STR-02
057 SO IN LOVE   Columbia CS-8474 Starwell STR-02
058 DAY BY DAY  Columbia CS-8474 Starwell STR-02
059 ON A SLOW BOAT TO CHINA  Columbia CS-8474 Starwell STR-02
060 TAKING A CHANCE ON LOVE Columbia CS-8474 Starwell STR-02
ca May 1961 unknown - Johnny Janis
061 /JZSP-54064  SAVE A THOUGHT FOR ME 4-42040
062 /JZSP-54065  (WHEN WE ARE DANCING)I GET IDEAS 4-42040
1965 unknown - Johnny Janis (arranged and conducted by Don Costa)
063 IF I HAD YOU Monument SLP-18036 Starwell STR-03
064 I HAD MYSELF A TRUE LOVE  Monument SLP-18036 Starwell STR-03
065 ISN'T IT A PITY  Monument SLP-18036 Starwell STR-03
066 BE GOOD TO HER Monument SLP-18036 Starwell STR-03
067 YOUNG IDEAS Monument SLP-18036 Starwell STR-03
068 I'M A FOOL TO WANT YOU Monument SLP-18036 Starwell STR-03
069 MY MELANCHOLY BABY Monument SLP-18036 Starwell STR-03
070 IF YOU WANT TO LOVE Monument SLP-18036 Starwell STR-03
071 WHY TRY TO CHANGE ME Monument SLP-18036 Starwell STR-03
072 BOULEVARD OF MEMORIES Monument SLP-18036 Starwell STR-03
073 ONCE IN A BLUE MOON Monument SLP-18036 Starwell STR-03
074 CRYIN FOR THE CAROLINES Monument SLP-18036 Starwell STR-03
September 1966 Fred Foster Sound Studio, 319 17th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Johnny Janis (Producer: Fred Foster)
075 E9W-950 ALL THE WORLD AND SEVEN SEAS 45-1177/Starwell STR-04
076 E9W-952? YOU'RE FREE TO GO 45-977/Starwell STR-04
077 E9W-953  NINETY MILES AN HOUR (TO THE DEAD END STREET) Monument 45-977
May 1967 Fred Foster Sound Studio, 319 17th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Johnny Janis (Producer: Fred Foster)
078 F5W-2064  A ROSE IS A ROSE  45-1042/Starwell STR-04
079 F5W-2065 HEAR IT NOW 45-1042
November 1968 Fred Foster Sound Studio, 319 17th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Johnny Janis (Producer: Fred Foster  Jim Malloy)
080 G11W-2450  ONE OF THESE DAYS  45-1117/Starwell STR-04
081 G11W-2451? ANYTHING THAT'S PART OF YOU 45-1117/Starwell STR-04
September 1969 Monument Recording Studio, 114 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Johnny Janis (Producer: Fred Foster)
082 G9W-2407 RIDE MY DONKEY  45-1205
083 G9W-2408 WALK THROUGH THIS WORLD WITH ME  45-1177/Starwell STR-04
May 1970 Monument Recording Studio, 114 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Johnny Janis (Producer: Fred Foster)
084 I5W-3219  DISTANT DRUMS  45-1205/Starwell STR-04
ca November 1971 London, UK - Johnny Janis
085 I'LL NEED YOU FOREVER ZS7-8532/Starwell STR-04
086 NO  ZS7-8532/Starwell STR-04
btw 1966/1971 Nashville, TN - Johnny Janis (Producer: Fred Foster)
087 LOVE'S BEEN GOOD TO ME Starwell STR-04
088 IMAGE OF YOUR FACE Starwell STR-04
089 WHY COULDN'T I Starwell STR-04
090 LONELY ALONE Starwell STR-04
091 I HEAR IT NOW Starwell STR-04
092 FOR LE ANN Starwell STR-04
093 SOMEWHERE, MY LOVE
ca 1973 London, UK - Johnny Janis
094 BOTH SIDES NOW  Starwell STR 05
095 SOMETHING  Starwell STR 05
096 MEDLEY: RAINDROPS KEEP FALLING ON MY HEAD/CLOSE TO YOU/CAN'T TAKE MY EYES OFF OF YOU/I'D LIKE TO MAKE IT WITH YOU  Starwell STR 05
097 WHEN THE WORLD WAS YOUNG  / DIDN'T WE  Starwell STR 05
098 IF I RULED THE WORLD  Starwell STR 05
099 HERE'S THAT RAINY DAY  Starwell STR 05
100 WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND Starwell STR 05
Johnny Janis recorded after 1973, some info in albums list and on www.starwellmusic.com


ALBUMS

ABC ABC-140 For The First Time: Come Rain Or Come Shine; Just The Way You Look Tonight; Hush-A-Bye; I've Got Plenty Of Nothin'; Something I Dreamed Last Night; Golden Earrings; When The Sun Comes Out; If I Only Had A Brain; I Get Along Without You Very Well; I'm Gonna Live Till I Die; Crying Out For The Carolines; Get Out Of Town - 57 (reissued on Starwell STR-01)
Columbia CL-1674/CS-1474 The Start Of Something New: I Got It Bad And That Ain’t Good; Let Me Love You; It’s The Talk Of The Town; In Other Words; The Nearness Of You; Guilty; How It Lies, How It Lies, How It Lies; This Could Be The Start Of Something; So In Love; Day By Day; On A Slow Boat To China; Taking A Chance On Love - 61 (reissued on Starwell STR-02)
Monument MLP-8036/SLP-18036 Playboy Presents: Johnny Janis... Once In A Blue Moon:   If I Had You; I Had Myself A True Love; Isn't It A Pity; Be Good To Her; Young Ideas; I'm A Fool To Want You; My Melancholy Baby; If You Want To Love; Why Try To Change Me; Boulevard Of Memories; Once In A Blue Moon; Cryin For The Carolines - 65 (reissued on Starwell STR-03)
Starwell STR-04 Johnny Janis Sings... Beautiful Country Songs: Walk Through This World With Me; Distant Drums; Anything That’s Part Of You; You’re Free To Go; A Rose Is A Rose; Love’s Been Good To Me*; Image Of Your Face*; One Of These Days*; All This World And The Seven Seas; Why Couldn’t I*; No; Lonely Alone*; I Hear It Now*; For LeAnn*; I’ll Need You Forever - ? (*previously unissued, Monument tracks)
Starwell STR-05 Starvin' in London: Both Sides Now; Something; Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head/Close To You/Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You/I'd Like To Make It With You; When The World Was Young  and Didn't We; If I Ruled The World; Here's That Rainy Day; Windmills Of Your Mind - ?
Starwell STR-06  Jazz Up Your Life... with Johnny Janis: Lady Be Good; I Got It Bad; This Can't Be Love; Too Young; The Song Is You; The Things We Did Last Summer; Nice Work If You Can Get It; I've Never Been In Love Before; You Don't Know What Love Is; I'm Beginning To See The Light; You'll Never Know; Let's Get Away From It All
Starwell STR-07 Some of My Favorites: My One And Only Love; Get Out Of Town; When The World Was Young & Didn't We; Minor Kicks [instr]; Where Is Love; Put On A Happy Face; My Funny Valentine; Here's That Rainy Day; Peace [instr.]; Let Me Be; You And I; I Know; With You
Starwell STR-08 My Guitar And Me: A Day In The Life Of A Fool; Love Me Tender; Almost Like Being In Love; The Shadow Of Your Smile; Moonlight In Vermont; If I Only Had A Brain; My One And Only Love; When I Fall In Love; Fly Me To The Moon; My Funny Valentine; Where Is Love ;In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning;  Here's That Rainy Day; When The World Was Young / Didn't We



SINGLES
Coral (1955)
I‘m Throwing Rice / Move It Or Lose It - ca 12-55
ABC (1957)
45-9800 Pledge Of Love / I Played The Field  - 03-57
45-9840 Later Baby /  All The Time - 08-57 (rev. Aug. 5)
Carlton (1958)
45-463 Better To Love You / Can This Be Love - 03-58
Bomarc (1959)
304  I Never Believed / Willing To Learn  - 59
307  I Said You / Living In A Candy Store - 60
Columbia (1960-61)
4-41777  If The Good Lord’s Willin‘ / As I Was Walkin‘ - 08-60 (Poss. Unissued)
4-41797  If The Good Lord's Willin' / Gina - 10-60
4-41933  As I Was Walkin‘ / Catch A Falling Star - 01-61
4-42040  Save A Thought For Me / (When We Are Dancing)I Get Ideas - 06-61
Monument (1966-71)
45-977  You're Free To Go / Ninety Miles An Hour - 09-66
45-1042  A Rose Is A Rose / I Hear It Now - 11-67
45-1117  Anything That's Part Of You / One Of These Days - 12-68
45-1177  All The World And Seven Seas / Walk Through This World With Me - 11-69
45-1205  Distant Dreams / Ride My Donkey - 05-70
ZS7-8532  I'll Need You Forever / No - 01-72