Saturday, November 23, 2013

Bill Bender



By Tony Russell, Praguefrank

SESSIONS
Ca Fall 1939 prob. New York City – Bill Bender (The Happy Cowboy) (Bill Bender [vcl/gt])
001 US-57-1 HAPPY COWBOY Varsity 5124 Elite X18
002 US-58-1 BISCUIT SHOOTIN’ SUSIE Varsity 5127
003 US-59-1 TRAIL TO MEXICO Elite X17/Stinson SLP 37
004 US-60-1 BILLY THE KID Elite X17/Stinson SLP 18 SLP 37
005 US-61-1 SANTA FE TRAIL Elite X16
006 US-62-1 WHOOPEE TI YI YO Varsity 5153 Elite X18
007 US-63-1 THE BALD FACED STEER Varsity 5141/Stinson SLP 37
008 US-64-1 COWBOY MEDLEY  Varsity 5124 Elite X16
009 US-65-1 HIS TRADE MARKS Varsity 5138
010 US-66-1 THE DEVIL OF THE SIERRAS Varsity 5127
011 US-67-1 LANE COUNTY BACHELOR Varsity 5144
012 US-68-1 LITTLE OLD SHANTY ON MY CLAIM [LITTLE OLD SHANTY ON THE CLAIM*] Varsity 5138 Elite X20*
013 US-69-1 JESSE JAMES Varsity 5141 Asch 410-2 Stinson 410-2/ Stinson SLP 18
014 US-70-1 THE BUFFALO SKINNER Varsity 5144 Asch 410-3 Stinson 410-3/ Stinson SLP 18
015 US-71-1 DREARY BLACK HILLS Varsity 5150
016 US-72-1 JOE BOWERS Varsity 5130/Stinson SLP 37
017 US-73-1 MUSTANG GREY Varsity 5135 Asch 410-1 Stinson 410-1
018 US-74-1 BLACK OUTLAW STEER Varsity 5133
019 US-75-1 OH SUZANNA, RING THE BANJO Varsity 5153 Elite X19
020 US-76-1 THE TENDERFOOT Varsity 5148
021 US-77-1 UTAH CARROLL [*UTAH TRAIL] Varsity 5150 Elite X20*
022 US-78-1 THE RAILROAD CORRAL Varsity 5148
023 US-79-1 SWEET BETSY FROM PIKE Varsity 5135 Elite X19 Asch 410-1 Stinson 410-1/ Stinson SLP 18
024 US-80-1 SAMUEL HALL [*SAM HALL] Varsity 5130 Asch 410-2* Stinson 410-2*/Stinson SLP 18
025 US-81-1 JACK O’DIAMOND Varsity 5133  Stinson 410-3/ Stinson SLP 18

ALBUMS
Stinson SLP/SLPS 18 Frontier Ballads – Traditional Songs Of The Old West volume 1:  Sam Hall; Jack O'Diamonds; Buffalo Skinners;  Billy The Kid; Jesse James; Sweet Betsy From Pike; Mustang Grey - 62
Stinson SLP 37 Cisco Houston and Bill Bender: Traditional Songs Of The Old West: [Cisco Houston:] Outlaw Horse; Tying A Knot In The Devils Tail; Drunken Rat; Windy Bill; [Bill Bender:] Joe Bowers; Billy The Kid; Bald Faced Steer; Trail To Mexico - 63

SINGLES
Varsity (1939)
5124 Happy Cowboy / Cowboy Medley
5127 Biscuit Shootin’ Susie / The Devil Of The Sierras
5130 Samuel Hall / Joe Bowers
5133 Black Outlaw Steer / Jack O’diamond
5135 Sweet Betsy From Pike / Mustang Grey
5138 His Trade Marks / Little Old Shanty On My Claim
5141 The Bald Faced Steer / Jesse James
5144 Lane County Bachelor / The Buffalo Skinner
5148 The Tenderfoot / The Railroad Corral
5150 Utah Carroll / Dreary Black Hills
5153 Whoopee Ti Yi Yo / Oh Suzanna, Ring The Banjo
Elite
X16 Santa Fe Trail / Cowboy Medley
X17 Trail To Mexico /  Billy The Kid Elite
X18 Whoopee Ti Yi Yo / Happy Cowboy
X19 Oh Suzanna, Ring The Banjo / Sweet Betsy From Pike
X20 Little Old Shanty On The Claim / Utah Trail
Asch
410-1 Mustang Grey / Sweet Betsy From Pike – 44
410-2 Jesse James / Sam Hall – 44
410-3 Jack O’Diamond / Mustang Grey – 44
Stinson
410-1 Mustang Grey / Sweet Betsy From Pike – 44
410-2 Jesse James / Sam Hall – 44
410-3 Jack O’Diamond / [Clayton McMichen] – 44