Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Tift Merritt



*08-01-1945 Houston, TX
By Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst

SESSIONS
1998 unknown – The Carbines (Tift Merritt + unknown group members)
C01 JUKEJOINT GIRL Oil Rig
C02 COWBOY Oil Rig
1999 Jag Studios, Raleigh, NC - Two Dollar Pistols with Tift Merritt (Two Dollar Pistols: John Howie, Jr. [vcl/ac gt] Tift Merritt [vcl/ac gt], Michael Krause [el gt], Greg Readling [pedal steel], Ellen Gray [bass], David Newton [drums], Jon Kemppainen [fiddle])
001 IF ONLY YOU WERE MINE Yep Roc 2015 
002 JUST SOMEONE I USED TO KNOW Yep Roc 2015 
003 WE HAD IT ALL Yep Roc 2015 
004 SUPPOSE TONIGHT WOULD BE OUR LAST Yep Roc 2015 
005 COUNTING THE HOURS Yep Roc 2015   
006 AFRAID OF LOSING YOU AGAIN (I'M SO) Yep Roc 2015 
007 ONE PAPER KID Yep Roc 2015  
2002 Sunset Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA – Tift Merritt  (Tift Merritt [vcl/rh gt], Ethan Johns [ld gt/percussion], Greg Reading [steel/dobro/hmny vcl],  Jay Brown [bass/hmny vcl], Zeke Hutchins [drums], Benmont Tench [piano/organ].
Producer: Ethan Johns
008 TROUBLE OVER ME  Lost Highway 170273-2                       
009 VIRGINIA NO ONE CAN WARN YOU  Lost Highway 170273-2          
010 NEIGHBORHOOD  Lost Highway 170273-2                          
011 BIRD OF FREEDOM  Lost Highway 170273-2                       
012 BRAMBLE ROSE  Lost Highway 170273-2                          
013 I KNOW HIM TOO  Lost Highway 170273-2                        
014 SUNDAY  Lost Highway 170273-2                                
015 SUPPOSED TO MAKE YOU HAPPY  Lost Highway 170273-2            
016 DIAMOND SHOES  Lost Highway 170273-2                         
017 ARE YOU STILL IN LOVE WITH ME  Lost Highway 170273-2         
018 WHEN I CROSS OVER  Lost Highway 170273-2                     
2003 unknown – Tift Merritt
019 I’LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS Lost Highway B001038-02
2004 Cello Studios, Los Angeles, CA/Glenwood Place, Los Angeles, CA/M.C. Studios, Los Angeles, CA/ Sound City, Los Angeles, CA -  Tift Merritt (Tift Merritt [vcl], Mike Campbell [gt], Neal Casal [gt], Jason Sinay [gt], Don Heffington [drums], George Drakoulias [percussion], Patrick Warren [celesta/chamberlin], Darrell Leonard [horns], Joe Sublett [horns], Maxayn Lewis, Margaret Fowler, Julia Waters, Maxine Willard Waters [bck vcl])
020 STRAY PAPER Lost Highway B0002528-02  
021 WAIT IT OUT Lost Highway B0002528-02  
022 GOOD HEARTED MAN Lost Highway B0002528-02  
023 AIN'T LOOKING CLOSELY Lost Highway B0002528-02
024 STILL PRETENDING Lost Highway B0002528-02  
025 WRITE MY TICKET Lost Highway B0002528-02
026 YOUR LOVE MADE A U-TURN Lost Highway B0002528-02  
027 PLAINEST THING Lost Highway B0002528-02
028 LATE NIGHT PILGRIM Lost Highway B0002528-02  
029 I AM YOUR TAMBOURINE Lost Highway B0002528-02
030 LAID A HIGHWAY Lost Highway B0002528-02  
031 SHADOW IN THE WAY Lost Highway B0002528-02
Summer 2005 [live-Tambourine Tour] The North Carolina Museum of Arts, Raleigh, NC – Tift Merritt (Tift Merritt [vcl/gt/piano], Brad Rice [gt], Greg Readling [pedal steel], Jay Brown [bass/hmny vcl], Zeke Hutchins [drums], Sweet Danny Eisenberg [keyboards])
03101 WRITE MY TICKET HOME
03102 YOUR LOVE MADE A U TURN
03103 AIN'T LOOKING CLOSELY
03104 LAID A HIGHWAY
03105 SUPPOSED TO MAKE YOU HAPPY
03106 NEIGHBORHOOD
03107 TAMBOURINE
03108 SHADOW IN THE WAY
03109 WHEN I CROSSOVER
tracks above issued on album Home Is Loud
20 October 2005 [live-Austin City Limits] Austin, TX – Tift Merritt (Producer: Terry Lickona)
03110 STRAY PAPER New West NW 8049 dvd
03111 VIRGINIA, NO ONE CAN WARN YOU New West NW 8049 dvd
03112 AIN’T LOOKING CLOSELY New West NW 8049 dvd
03113 STILL PRETENDING New West NW 8049 dvd
03114 SUPPOSED TO MAKE YOU HAPPY New West NW 8049 dvd
03115 GOOD HEARTED WOMAN New West NW 8049 dvd
03116 NEIGHBORHOOD New West NW 8049 dvd
03117 I AM YOUR TAMBOURINE New West NW 8049 dvd
03118 SHADOW IN THE WAY New West NW 8049 dvd
03119 WHEN I CROSS OVER New West NW 8049 dvd 
June 2006 Bench House, Nashville, TN - Charlie Louvin and Tift Merritt
032 GRAVE ON THE GREEN HILLSIDE Tompkins Square 1042
2007 Dave's Room, North Hollywood, CA – Tift Merritt (Tift Merritt [vcl], Doug Pettibone [gt], Charlie Sexton [gt], George Drakoulias [ac gt/percussion], Zeke Hutchins [drums], Patrick Warren [chamberlin], Dan Eisenberg [keyboards])
033 SOMETHING TO ME Fantasy 30455 
034 BROKEN Fantasy 30455  [solo acoustic:] FCD2-30726
035 ANOTHER COUNTRY Fantasy 30455
036 HOPES TOO HIGH Fantasy 30455 
037 MORNING IS MY DESTINATION Fantasy 30455  [alt.] i-tunes digital EP
038 KEEP YOU HAPPY Fantasy 30455
039 I KNOW WHAT I'M LOOKING FOR NOW Fantasy 30455  
040 TELL ME SOMETHING TRUE Fantasy 30455 [solo acoustic:] i-tunes digital EP
041 MY HEART IS FREE Fantasy 30455
042 TENDER BRANCH Fantasy 30455
043 MILLE TENDRESSES Fantasy 30455
044 HARDER FEELING FCD2-30726
045 WHO LOVES THE SUN FCD2-30726
046 I LIVE FOR YOU  iTunes digital EP
2008 [sessions for Songs for Sixty Five Roses] unknown – Tift Merritt
047 IT’S THE SHAME
2008 [soundtrack Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson] unknown - Tift Merritt
049 WAYWARD AND WEARY itunes digital EP
2008 unknown – Tift Merritt
049 LAST TO KNOW itunes digital EP
29 November 2008 [live] Radcliffe Centre, Buckinham, UK – Tift Merritt (Tift Merritt [vcl/gt])
05001 ANOTHER COUNTRY Fantasy 31452
05002 SOMETHING TO ME Fantasy 31452
05003 BROKEN Fantasy 31452
05004 TENDER BRANCH Fantasy 31452
05005 KEEP YOU HAPPY Fantasy 31452
05006 STRAY PAPER Fantasy 31452
05007 STILL PRETENDING Fantasy 31452
05008 TROUBLE OVER ME Fantasy 31452
05009 GOOD HEARTED MAN Fantasy 31452
05010 MORNING IS MY DESTINATION Fantasy 31452
05011 I LIVE FOR YOU Fantasy 31452
05012 DO SOMETHING GOOD Fantasy 31452
05013 TENDER BRANCH Fantasy 31452
2010 Avast Recording Company, Seattle, WA/Overdub Lane Studio, Durham, NC – Tift Merritt (Tift Merritt [vcl/gt/piano], Scott McCall [gt], Greg Leisz [gt], Zeke Hutchins [drums], Eyvid Kang [violin/viola], Gretchen Yanover [cello], Greg Readling [piano/Hammond b-3 organ], Hans Teuber [flute/clarinet/sax], Thomas Marriott [trumpet])
051 MIXTAPE Fantasy 31965  
052 ENGINE TO TURN Fantasy 31965
053 THE THINGS THAT EVERYBODY DOES Fantasy 31965
054 SIX MORE DAYS OF RAIN Fantasy 31965
055 FEEL OF THE WORLD Fantasy 31965  
056 NEVER TALK ABOUT IT Fantasy 31965
057 ALL THE REASONS WE DON'T HAVE TO FIGHT Fantasy 31965  
058 LIVE TILL YOU DIE Fantasy 31965  
059 PAPERCUT Fantasy 31965  
060 SEE YOU ON THE MOON Fantasy 31965  
061 DANNY'S SONG Fantasy 31965
062 AFTER TODAY Fantasy 31965
2012 2nd Story Sound, ?/Brooklyn Recording, Brooklyn, New York City – Tift Merritt (Tift Merritt [vcl/ac gt/piano], Eric Heywood [gt/steel/banjo], Marc Ribot [gt/ukulele], John Convertino [drums/ percussion], Rob Moose [violin], Nadia Sirota [viola], Clarice Jensen [cello])
063 TRAVELING ALONE Yep Roc YEP 2291 
064 SWEET SPOT Yep Roc YEP 2291 
065 DRIFTED APART Yep Roc YEP 2291 
066 STILL NOT HOME Yep Roc YEP 2291 
067 FEELING OF BEAUTY Yep Roc YEP 2291  
068 TOO SOON TO GO Yep Roc YEP 2291 
069 SMALL TALK RELATIONS Yep Roc YEP 2291 
070 SPRING Yep Roc YEP 2291 
071 TO MYSELF Yep Roc YEP 2291 
072 IN THE WAY Yep Roc YEP 2291  
073 MARKS Yep Roc YEP 2291 


6-11 June 2012 American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York City – Tift Merritt and Simone Dinnerstein (Tift Merritt [vcl/gt], Simone Dinnerstein [piano])

074 ONLY IN SONGS Sony 44338 
075 NIGHT AND DREAMS Sony 44338
076 DON'T EXPLAIN Sony 44338
077 DIDO AND AENEAS: DIDO'S LAMENT Sony 44338
078 I SHALL WEEP AT NIGHT Sony 44338 
079 WAYFARING STRANGER Sony 44338
080 TRANSCRIPTION OF BACH'S PRELUDE IN B MINOR Sony 44338
081 STILL NOT HOME Sony 44338
082 I WILL GIVE MY LOVE AN APPLE Sony 44338
083 COLORS Sony 44338
084 COHEN VARIATIONS Sony 44338
085 NIGHT Sony 44338
086 FEEL OF THE WORLD Sony 44338
087 I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW Sony 44338                           
088 IN THE EVENING bonus track (digital)
089 TROUBLE bonus track (digital)
090 APRES UN REVE  bonus track (digital)


2016 unknown – Tift Merritt, *and Sam Bean
091 DUSTY OLD MAN CDYEP 2469
092 HEARTACHE IS AN UPHILL CLIMB CDYEP 2469  
093 MY BOAT CDYEP 2469
094 LOVE SOLDERS ON CDYEP 2469
095 STITCH OF THE WORLD CDYEP 2469
096 ICARUS CDYEP 2469
097 PROCLAMATION BONES CDYEP 2469
098 SOMETHING CAME OVER ME* CDYEP 2469
099 EASTERN LIGHT* CDYEP 2469
100 WAIT FOR ME* CDYEP 2469
101 DAY HE DIED* CDYEP 2469X
102 SOMETHING CAME OVER ME* [acoustic:] CDYEP 2469X
103 STITCH OF THE WORLD* [acoustic:]  CDYEP 2469X
 
 


ALBUMS

Yep Roc! YEP 2015 Two Dollar Pistols with Tift Merritt: If Only You Were Mine; Just Someone I Used to Know; We Had It All;  Suppose Tonight Would Be Our Last;  Counting the Hours;  Afraid of Losing You Again (I'm So);  One Paper Kid – 26-10-99 w. Two Dollar Pistols
Lost Highway 088 170 273-2 Bramble Rose: Trouble Over Me; Virginia, No One Can Warn You; Neighborhood; Bird Of Freedom; Bramble Rose; I Know Him Too; Sunday; Supposed To Make You Happy; Diamond Shoes; Are You Still In Love With Me?; When I Cross Over – 04-06-02
Lost Highway B0002528-02 Tambourine: Stray Paper; Wait It Out; Good Hearted Man; Ain't Looking Closely;Still Pretending; Write My Ticket;Your Love Made a U-Turn; Plainest Thing; Late Night Pilgrim; I Am Your Tambourine; Laid a Highway; Shadow in the Way – 24-08-04
RCAM no # Home Is Loud: Write My Ticket Home; Your Love Made A U Turn; Ain't Looking Closely; Laid A Highway; Supposed To Make You Happy; Neighborhood; Tambourine; Shadow In The Way; When I Crossover – 30-08-05
Fantasy FCD-30455 Another Country: Something to Me;  Broken;  Another Country; Hopes Too High;  Morning Is My Destination; Keep You Happy; I Know What I'm Looking for Now; Tell Me Something True;My Heart Is Free; Tender Branch; Mille Tendresses – 26-02-08
Fantasy FAN-31452  Buckingham Solo: Another Country;  Something To Me; Broken;  Tender Branch; Keep You Happy; Stray Paper;Still Pretending;  Trouble Over Me;  Good Hearted Man; Morning Is My Destination; I live for You;  Do Something Good; Tender Branch – 18-04-09
Fantasy FAN-31965-2 See You On The Moon: Mixtape;  Engine to Turn; The Things That Everybody Does;  Six More Days of Rain; Feel of the World;  Never Talk About It;  All the Reasons We Don't Have to Fight;  Live Till You Die; Papercut;  See You on the Moon;  Danny's Song;  After Today – 31-05-10
Yep Roc! YEP-2291 Travelin‘ Alone: Traveling Alone; Sweet Spot; Drifted Apart; Still Not Home; Feeling Of Beauty;  Too Soon To Go; Small Talk Relations; Spring; To Myself; In The Way;  Marks – 02-10-12


Sony Classical 88765443382 Night: Only in Songs;  Night And Dreams; Don't Explain; Dido and Aeneas: Dido's lament; I Shall Weep at Night;  Wayfaring Stranger; Transcription of Bach's Prelude in B minor;  Still not home; I Will Give My Love An Apple; Colors; Cohen Variations; Night; Feel Of The World; I Can See Clearly Now – 19-03-13 w. Simone Dinnerstein          

Yep Roc! LPYEP/CDYEP 2469 Stitch Of The World: Dusty Old Man; Heartache Is An Uphill Climb;  My Boat; Love Solders On; Stitch Of The World; Icarus; Proclamation Bones; Something Came Over Me (Feat. Sam Beam); Eastern Light (Feat. Sam Beam); Wait For Me (Feat. Sam Beam) – 27-01-17 (also limited edition  CDYEP 2469X with bonus tracks: Day He Died (Feat. Sam Beam); Something Came Over Me (Acoustic) (Feat. Sam Beam); Stitch Of The World (Acoustic) (Feat. Sam Beam)
                         
 

DVDs

New West NW 8049 Live From Austin Texas: Stray Paper; Virginia, No One Can Warn You; Ain’t Looking Closely; Still Pretending; Supposed To Make You Happy; Good Hearted Woman; Neighborhood; I Am Youe Tambourine; Shadow In the Way; When I Cross Over - 07


SINGLES
Oil Rig
Jukejoint Girl / Cowboy – 99 The Carbines
Fantasy
FCD2-30726 Another Country Barnes and Noble Exclusive Bonus Disc: Harder Feeling; Who Loves The Sun; Broken [solo acoustic] – 06
?
Please Break the Silence of the Middle of the Night: Morning Is My Destination; Tell Me Something True (Solo Acoustic); I Live for You; Wayward and Weary; Last to Know – 26-09-08 (digital EP)
 

Summerdog



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
1977 unknown – Summerdog Band
001 WE LIVE IN TWO DIFFERENT WORLDS  Peek 60   
002 TRAGIC ROMANCE  Peek 60 
003 I'LL BE ALL SMILES TONIGHT  Peek 60   
004 THIS IS WHERE I CAME IN  Peek 60 
005 YOU'RE THE BEST OF ALL THE LEADING BRANDS  Peek 60 
006 DON'T MAKE ME GO TO BED AND I'LL BE GOOD  Peek 60   
007 THE BLUEBIRDS ARE SINGING FOR ME  Peek 60   
008 NEW BLACK SUIT  Peek 60   
009 HOW LONELY CAN YOU GET  Peek 60 
010 SINCE THE DAY YOU WENT AWAY  Peek 60   
011 DARLING LITTLE JOE  Peek 60 
012 A MILLION, MILLION GIRLS  Peek 60   
1978 Westwood Studius, Tucson, AZ – Summerdog (Ron Doering [vcl/gt/percussion], Marc Rennard [vcl-4/gt], Jon Ross [baritone vcl-1], Marc Rennard [baritone vcl-2], Chip Curry [tenor vcl-6],Chip Curry [banjo], Jon Ross [mandolin], Ron Doering [mandolin-5], Marc Rennard [bass], Ron Doering [bass-3], Marc Rennard [fiddle])
013 MAKIN' QUITE A LIVING -2-6 M+I WW 7806  
014 TWIN OAKS -3 M+I WW 7806  
015 SPECIAL RHYME M+I WW 7806  
016 SHOVEL TOOTH  M+I WW 7806     
017 BLACK SMOKE -1-3-6  M+I WW 7806        
018 RIVERSIDE SLIDE M+I WW 7806  
019 COCO LOCO M+I WW 7806             
020 LONELY LINES OF DISTANCE -4 M+I WW 7806  
021 EMILIA RAG -5 M+I WW 7806  
022 GOT THE FEELING -3 M+I WW 7806
1978 Westwood Studius, Tucson, AZ  – Summerdog (Chip Curry [vcl/banjo], Marc Rennard [vcl/gt/bass/fiddle], Ron Doering [vcl/gt/mandolin/dobro/bass], Jon Ross [vcl/mandolin/bass], Steve Daniels [congas])
023 FIDDLE TRAIN M+I WW 7909  
024 VIOLIDDLE M+I WW 7909  
025 HOT SAMBA NIGHTS M+I WW 7909  
026 BALLET M+I WW 7909  
027 FIDDLIN' FOOL M+I WW 7909  
028 OATES / THE BATTLE OF PICACHO M+I WW 7909  
029 I WANT TO TELL YOU M+I WW 7909  
030 ERICA'S TUNE / 38TH OF KUNAGONDA M+I WW 7909
031 ONE NIGHT M+I WW 7909  
032 INVISIBLE TALES M+I WW 7909  
033 RIVER ROSE M+I WW 7909  
034 NEW MOONM+I WW 7909  

ALBUMS

Peek 60 Bluegrass: We Live In Two Different Worlds; Tragic Romance; I'll Be All Smiles Tonight; This Is Where I Came In; You're The Best Of All The Leading Brands; Don't Make Me Go To Bed And I'll Be Good; The Bluebirds Are Singing For Me; New Black Suit; How Lonely Can You Get; Since The Day You Went Away; Darling Little Joe; A Million, Million Girls – 78
M+I WW 7806 Tucson, AZ: Makin' Quite A Living; Twin Oaks; Special Rhyme; Shovel Tooth;           Black Smoke; Riverside Slide; Coco Loco; Lonely Lines Of Distance; Emilia Rag; Got The Feeling – 79
M+I WW 7909 New Moon: Fiddle Train; Violiddle; Hot Samba Nights; Ballet; Fiddlin' Fool; Oates / The Battle Of Picacho; I Want To Tell You; Erica's Tune / 38th Of Kunagonda; One Night; Invisible Tales; River Rose; New Moon – 80
? Summerdog: Ragtime Annie; Makin' Quite A Living; Fiddle Medley;Whistlin' Rufus;Ericas Tune / 38th of Kunagonda; Black Smoke; New Money; Wah Hoo;Violiddle; Fiddle Train; The Ballet Fiddling Fool; Riverside Slide; New Moon – 03-12 (sampler)