Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Larry Butler (1932)



*27-03-1932 Belton, TX
By Praguefrank, Steve Hathaway

SESSIONS
ca. May 1959 ACA Studio, 5522 Washington Ave., Houston, TX – Larry Butler
001 ACA 3827 ECHOES FADE AND DIE Allstar 7186 A-7295
002 ACA 3828 FOOLISH AFFAIR Allstar 7186
1959 unknown – Larry Butler
003 THIRTEENTH NOTCH 7193
004 STAY OUT OF MY LIFE  7193
1960 unknown – Larry Butler
005 I'VE GOT A RIGHT TO CRY 7201
006 I COULD NEVER BE UNTRUE  7201
ca September 1960 ACA Studio, 5522 Washington Ave., Houston, TX – Larry Butler
007 ACA-4098 ANOTHER HEARTACHE 7214
008 ACA-4099 I CAN'T STAND IT ANYMORE  7214
1961 unknown – Larry Butler
009 M-1471 FOR GOODNESS SAKE 7225
010 M-1472 I WALKED AWAY  7225
1962 unknown – Larry Butler
011 M-120 SAME OLE WAY 7242
012 I'M CRYING ALL THE DAY  7242
1962 unknown – Larry Butler
013 M-2517 WHAT RIGHT HAVE I 7255-45
014 M-2518 LOVE ME  7255-45
1963 unknown – Larry Butler
015 M-2306 CITY SOUNDS A 7283
016 M-2307 BLUE TEARS  A 7283
1963 unknown – Larry Butler
017 M-2724 I LOVE YOU BABY  7295
ca 1963  unknown – Larry Butler
018 M-4121 WALKED OUT Allstar 7300 Pla-Boy 1121
019 M-4122 ZACKLY LIKE YOU Allstar 7300 Pla-Boy 1121
ca. spring 1966 Pasadena Sound, 227 E. Sterling St., Pasadena, TX – Larry Bufler (Producer: Huey P.  Meaux)
020 LB-5 LYING AGAIN 45-005
021 LB-6 HOW MANY TIMES SKILL 45-005
1968 poss. Houston, TX – Larry Butler
022 SAD LOOKING SIGHT Stoneway 1011
023 YESTERDAY'S LOVE  Stoneway 1011
1972 unknown – Larry Butler
024 PRIDE OF NEW ORLEANS Westpark 6972
025 MESSAGE TO A DADDY Westpark 6972
ca 1972 Houston, TX – Larry Butler (Producer: Carl Witt)
026 I CAN'T BLAME IT ON HIM Fed 1025
027 HEC 172 JOHNNY'S SHOES Fed 1025
1980 unknown – Larry Butler (Producer: Bernard Hasara, Bobby Whitton)
028 HONKY TONK MAN Stardust 305 Texas 1004
029 THEY'LL NEVER TAKE HER LOVE FROM ME  Stardust 305 Texas 1004
1987 unknown - Larry Burler (Producer: Bobby Whitten)
030 ZT-32732A THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MEN AND BOYS  Zak Tone 32732/Three Stars AIH-1614    BSW-8815
031 ZT-32732B THINKING HOUSTON  Zak Tone 32732/Three Stars AIH-1614     BSW-8815
1990 unknown – Larry Butler
032 WAVE DADDY BYE BYE NCP 5002
033 unknown title NCP 5002
Ca 1996 Pedernale Studios, Spicewood, TX – Larry Butler (Larry Butler [vcl], Willie Nelson [le gt], Bobby Whitten [ld gt/rh gt/bass gt], Benny Whitten [ld gt], Randy Cornor [rh gt], Robbie Springfield [steel], Ben Spears [bass gt], Cartl Ball [drums], Tony Pickens [fiddle], Lee Baker [piano], Michael Samuels [harmonica], Willie Nelson, John Greening [hmny vcl]. Producer: Phil Phillips, Larry Butler)
034 BIG BALLS IN COWTOWN  Three Stars AIH-1614  BSW-8815  
035 AIH-1365 MY MAMA'S WALTZ  Three Stars 32732/AIH-1614    BSW-8815
036 I'M NOT WANTED ANYMORE  Three Stars AIH-1614  BSW-8815  
037 OLE GLADYS  Three Stars AIH-1614  BSW-8815 
038 ONLY THE DEAD ARE FREE  Three Stars AIH-1614   BSW-8815
039 HIS HORSE IS WHISKEY  Three Stars 32732/AIH-1614 
040 LET'S FOREVER BE TOGETHER  Three Stars AIH-1614    BSW-8815
041 ECHOES FADE AND DIE  Three Stars AIH-1614    BSW-8815                               
2000 Pedernales Recording Studio, Spicewood, TX - Larry Butler and Willie Nelson
042 I'M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY BSW CD-3252
043 HALF AS MUCH  BSW CD-3252
044 MAY YOU NEVER BE ALONE LIKE ME BSW CD-3252 NLT 2006
045 MOVE IT ON OVER BSW CD-3252
046 WEDDING BELLS BSW CD-3252 NLT 2006
047 YOUR CHEATIN' HEART BSW CD-3252
048 COLD COLD HEART BSW CD-3252
049 MY SWEET LOVE AIN'T AROUND BSW CD-3252
050 HEY GOOD LOOKIN' BSW CD-32520 NLT 2006
051 (I HEARD THAT) LONESOME WHISTLE BSW CD-3252
2000 Pedernales Recording Studio, Spicewood, TX/Fourth Creation Studios, Conroe, TX – Larry Butler (Larry Butler [vcl], Jim Ponder [gt/bass], Willie Nelson [gt], Bobby Whitten [gt], Kelly Schapper [gt], John Groening [gt], Dwayne Phillips [gt], Randy Corner [gt], Tommy Melder [steel/fiddle], Robbie Springfield [steel],  Bea Spears [bass], Carl Ball [drums], Tony Pickens [fiddle], Jimmy Day [fiddle], Michael Samuels [harmonica], Lee Backer [piano])
052 JUST FOLLOW THE ROSES BSW 1120 
053 PRIDE OF NEW ORLEANS BSW 1120  
054 THEY'LL NEVER TAKE HER FROM ME BSW 1120 
055 HOUSE OF BLUE LOVERS BSW 1120 
056 WAVE DADDY BYE BYE BSW 1120 
057 BARBED WIRE BOB CATS BOB WILLS BSW 1120
058 FIND YOUR PLACE IN LIFE BSW 1120  
059 ACAPULCO BSW 1120  
060 M.C.T.R.A. BSW 1120
061 SPEAKING OF ANGELS BSW 1120                                                    
ca 2001 Pedernales Recording Studio, Spicewood, TX - Larry Butler and Willie Nelson (+David Zettner, Bobby Bowman, Charlie Lindsey, Tony Pickens, Ron Knuth)
062 MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS BSW CD 9252 NLT 2006  
063 TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART BSW CD 9252 NLT 2006  
064 WHY SHOULD WE TRY ANYMORE BSW CD 9252 NLT 2006   
065 MY BUCKET'S GOT A HOLE IN IT BSW CD 9252 
066 I CAN'T HELP IT BSW CD 9252 NLT 2006   
067 JAMBALAYA BSW CD 9252 NLT 2006  
068 I TOLD A LIE TO MY HEART BSW CD 9252
069 WINDOW SHOPPING BSW CD 9252
070 MY SON CALLS ANOTHER MAN DADDY BSW CD 9252  NLT 2006  
071 YOU WIN AGAIN BSW CD 9252
2003 unknown – Larry Butler
072 GOODBYE COMES HARD FOR ME BSW 3130
073 ZACKLEY LIKE YOU BSW 3130 
074 I'M THE MAN BSW 3130
075 I SAW THE LIGHT BSW 3130
076 ELEVEN YEARS AGO BSW 3130
077 HONKY TONK MAN BSW 3130
078 MOTHER IS GONE BSW 3130
079 MY HEART WOULD KNOW BSW 3130
080 I'M GONNA SING, SING BSW 3130
081 TALL DARK AND LONSOME BSW 3130
2006 unknown – Larry Butler and Willie Nelson
082 HEAVY HANK NLT 2006  
unknown info – Larry Butler
I’M THE MAN Dilo WLW-0002
HAVE THIS LOVE ON ME  Dilo WLW-0002

ALBUMS

BSW BSW-8815 Only The Dead Are Free:  Only The Dead Are Free;  I'm Not Wanted Anymore;  My Mama's Waltz;  Ole Gladys;  Difference Between Men And Boys;  Thinking Houston;  Big Balls In Cowtown;  Let's Forever Be Together;  Now His Horse Is Whiskey;  Echoes Fade And Die - 97 (also as Three Star AIH-1614 Searchin’  For Gold with different tracks order)  
BSW BSW-3252 Memories Of Hank Williams Sr.: I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry; Half As Much; May You Never Be Alone; Move It On Over; Wedding Bells; Your Cheatin' Heart; Cold, Cold Heart; My Sweet Love Ain't Around; Hey, Good Lookin'; (I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle - 05-00 w. Willie Nelson
BSW BSW-1120-2 Just Follow The Roses:  Just Follow The Roses; Pride Of New Orleans;  They'll Never Take Her From Me;  House Of Blue Lovers;  Wave Daddy Bye Bye;  Barbed Wire Bob Cats Bob Wills;  Find Your Place In Life;  Acapulco;  M.C.T.R.A.; Speaking Of Angels – 06-03-01    
BSW CD-9252  Memories Of Hank Williams Sr., Vol. 2:  Mind Your Own Business; Take These Chains From My Heart;  Why Should We Try Anymore;  My Bucket's Got A Hole In It;  I Can't Help It;  Jambalaya;  I Told A Lie To My Heart;  Window Shopping;  My Son Calls Another Man Daddy;  You Win Again – 05-02-02
BSW BSW-3130 Goodbye Comes Hard To Me: Goodbye Comes Hard For Me; Zackley Like You;  I'm The Man; I Saw The Light; Eleven Years Ago; Honky Tonk Man; Mother Is Gone; My Heart Would Know; I'm Gonna Sing, Sing; Tall Dark And Lonsome - 03
NLT NLT-2006 Heavy Hank: Heavy Hank; Take These Chains From My Heart; May You never Be Alone Like Me; Jambalaya; My Son Calls Another Man Daddy; Why Should We Try Anymore; Hey Good Lookin'; I Can't Help It; Wedding Bells;. Mind Your Own Business – 28-11-06

SINGLES
Allstar (1959-63)               
7186 Echoes Fade And Die / Foolish Affair – 06-59 (rev. June 15)
7193 Thirteenth Notch / Stay Out Of My Life - 59
7201 I've Got A Right To Cry / I Could Never Be Untrue - 60
7214-45 Another Heartache / I Can't Stand It Anymore - 60
7225-45 For Goodness Sake / I Walked Away - 61
7242-45 The Same Ole Way / I'm Crying All The Day - 62
7255-45 What Right Have I / Love Me - 62
7283-45 City Sounds / Blue Tears - 63
A 7295 Echoes Fade And Die / I Love You Baby - 63
7300 Walked Out / Zackly Like You – 03-64  (also on Pla-Boy 1121)
Skill (1966)
45-005 Lying Again / How Many Times - 66
Stoneway (1968)              
1011 Sad Looking Sight / Yesterday's Love - 68
Westpark (1971)                               
6972 Pride Of New Orleans / Message To A Daddy – 72
Fed (ca 1972)
1025 I Can't Blame it On Him / Johnny's Shoes – ca 72
Stardust (1980)
305 Honky Tonk Man / They'll Never Take Her Love From Me – 80 (also on Texas 1004)
Zak Tone (1987)                              
32732 The Difference Between Men and Boys / Thinking Houston  - 87 
NCP (1990)
5002 Wave Daddy Bye Bye / ? - 90
Three Stars (1990s)                               
32732 My Mama's Waltz / His Horse Is Whiskey - 96
Dilo
WLW-0002 I’m The Man / Have This Love On Me


Howard Yearwood



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
1979 City Recording Service, Hollywood, CA – Howard Yearwood
001 SADDLEBACK  Ridge Runner RRR 0019 
002 HARD TIMES  Ridge Runner RRR 0019
003 NEW CAMPTOWN RACES  Ridge Runner RRR 0019
004 'MID THE GREENFIELDS OF VIRGINIA  Ridge Runner RRR 0019
005 A FOOL SUCH AS I  Ridge Runner RRR 0019
006 IRISH SPRING  Ridge Runner RRR 0019
007 SHENANDOAH VALLEY BREAKDOWN  Ridge Runner RRR 0019
008 USED-TO-BE  Ridge Runner RRR 0019
009 DARK SIDE OF THE MOON  Ridge Runner RRR 0019
010 ROUGH AND ROCKY  Ridge Runner RRR 0019
011 REMEMBER ME  Ridge Runner RRR 0019
012 HUCKLEBERRY HORNPIPE  Ridge Runner RRR 0019 
1984 unknown, CA – Howard Yearwood
013 FRETWARE  First Inversion FIR 002   
014 COWBOYS AND INDIANS  First Inversion FIR 002
015 KISSIMMEE KID  First Inversion FIR 002
016 TEXAS BARBEQUE  First Inversion FIR 002  
017 UNDER THE DOUBLE EAGLE  First Inversion FIR 002  
018 TIME WILL HEAL ALL THINGS  First Inversion FIR 002
019 WHISTLESTOP  First Inversion FIR 002
020 JAMBOREE  First Inversion FIR 002
021 CLASSICAL GAS  First Inversion FIR 002
022 SNOWBALL  First Inversion FIR 002  
023 THE CUCKOO'S NEST  First Inversion FIR 002 



ALBUMS

Ridge Runner RRR 0019 Saddleback: Saddleback;  Hard Times; New Camptown Races; 'Mid The Greenfields Of Virginia; A Fool Such As I; Irish Spring; Shenandoah Valley Breakdown; Used-To-Be; Dark Side Of The Moon; Rough And Rocky; Remember Me; Huckleberry Hornpipe - 79
First Inversion FIR 002 Whistlestop: Fretware;  Cowboys And Indians; Kissimmee Kid; Texas Barbeque; Under The Double Eagle; Time Will Heal All Things; Whistlestop; Jamboree; Classical Gas; Snowball; The Cuckoo's Nest – 84

Randy Atcher



Randall Atcher,*07-12-18 Top Top. KY, +09-10-02
2nd version

By Michel Ruppli, Dick Grant, Praguefrank, Al Turner
SESSIONS
also recorded with Bob Atcher
Poss. 1950 unknown – Randy Atches
001 CR3-A MAKE UP YOUR MIND 6551
002 CR4-A I CAN’T FORGET YOU Contract 6551
1950-1951 poss. Radio Station WHAS Louisville, KY – Randy Atcher and The Red River Ramblers (Randy Atcher [vck/gt], poss. Shorty Chesser [vcl/gt], Bernie Smith [banjo], George Workman [bass],  Sleepy Marlin [fiddle], Tiny Thomale [piano])
003 OLD SOLDIERS NEVER DIE Acme 955
004 THE GOLDEN KEY 955
005 RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET Acme 960
006 SOMETIME SOMWHERE 960
007 TIED DOWN Acme 966
008 TAKE MY HEART 966
009 SANTA CLAUS RIDES A SNOW WHITE PONY Acme 983
010 CHRISTMAS IN MY HEART 983
Fall 1954 unknown – Randy Atcher and The Red River Ramblers
011 E4CW-7434 SANTA CLAUS RIDES A SNOW WHITE PONY Aztec 346
012 E4CW-7435 CHRISTMAS IS COMING Aztec 246
January 1955 Nashville, TN - Randy Atcher and The Red River Ramblers
013 55-S-251 YOU'RE A LIVING DOLL MGM K 12058
014 55-S-252 FLYING HIGH MGM K11954
015 55-S-253 THEM SOFT SHOUDERS AND DANGEROUS CURVE K11954
016 55-S-254 WHY LOOK FOR SUGAR? K 12058
2 July 1956 [13:00-16:00] RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN - Randy Atcher and The Red River Ramblers
017 56-S-457/56-XY-346 I NEED YOU BABY MGM K12427
018 56-S-458/56-XY-347 INDIAN ROCK K12347/Mine LP 2001 Doghouse CD 004
019 56-S-459/56-XY-348 IT‘LL BE ALL SMILES TONIGHT, LOVE K12347
020 56-S-460/56-XY-349 GIVE BACK MY HEART K12427
MINE LP-2001 MINE (GER, 1973); DOGHOUSE CD-004 COWBOY (AND COOL CAT) HIT PARADE (GER, 1996)

SINGLES
Contract (1950?)
6551 I Can’t Forget You / Make Up Your Mind – ca 50
ACME (1951)
955 Old Soldiers Never Die / The Golden Key - 51
960 Red Sails In The Sunset / Sometime Somwhere - 51
966 Tied Down / Take My Heart - 51
983 Santa Claus Rides A Snow White Pony / Christmas In My Heart – 51
Aztec (1954)
246 Santa Claus Rides A Snow White Pony / Christmas Is Coming – 12-54
MGM (1955-1956)
K 11954 Flying High / Them Soft Shouders And Dangerous Curve – 03-55
K 12058 You're A Living Doll / Why Look For Sugar? – 09-55
K 12347 Indian Rock / It'll Be All Smiles Tonight, Love – 10-56 (rev. October 6)
K 12427 I Need You, Baby / Give Me Back Your Heart – 02-57

Port Arthur Jubileers




By Tony Russell, Henk Scholts, Thieu Van De Vorst, Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS associated groups: The Louisiana Strollers (Staff Hillbilly band at KPAC - Port Arthur, 1935, 1936) Sears Golden Jubileers (1936), Tradlock Jubileers (1936),  Jimmy Hart and His Merrymakers (1941). The Jubileers (1941)
3 April 1940 Rice Hotel, Houston, TX  – Port Arthur Jubileers (Toby Kelly [vcl-6/gt], Earl Caruthers [vcl-3/el mandolin-2/fiddle], Alton Bailey [tenor banjo], Byron Youngblood [bass], Dick Jones [vcl-1/fiddle], Jimmy Hart [accordion-4/piano-5])
001 C 92000-A JONES STOMP 5854/String STR 805 BACM CD D 447
002 C 92001-A JEEP’S BLUES  5854/BACM CD D 447
003 C 92002-A ROSES IN THE SUNSET  5839 C 45361/BACM CD D 447
004 C 92003-A WHEN YOU’RE THINKING OF THE ONE THAT YOU FORGOT 5822 C 45347/BACM CD D 447
005 C 92004-A TEXAS STAR  5839 C 45361/BACM CD D 447
006 C 92005-A PUSSY WILLOW  5822 C 45347 M 14222/String STR 805 BACM CD D 447
STRING STR 805 STOMPIN‘ AT THE HONKY TONK/WESTERN SWING IN HOUSTON 1936-1941 (UK, 1978)


ALBUMS
BACM [UK] CD D 447 Port Arthur Jubileers and Associates: [Port Arthur Jubileers:] Jones Stomp; Jeep’s Blues; Roses In The Sunset; When You’re Thinking Of The One That You Forgot; Texas Star; Pussywillow; [Jimmy Hart and His Merrymakers:] Teeny Weeny; It’s Kinda Late To Be Sorry; Let’s Start All Over Again; Cheatin’ on Me; After Thinking It Over; Little Hula Girl; [The Jubileers:] Start A Little Rainbow In My Heart; Boogie Woogie Johnson; San Antonio Moonlight; The Right String But the Wrong Yo-Yo; [Louisiana Strollers:] Sleepy Rio Grande; Dancing With My Shadow; Strollers Waltz; Marsovia Waltz; I’m Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover; Kansas City Kitty; The Unexplained Blues; Married Woman’s Blues – 04-14

SINGLES
Decca (1940)
5822 When You're Thinking Of The One You Forgot / Pussy Willow - 40
5839 Roses In The Sunset / Texas Star – 06-40
5854 Jeep's Bluesc / Jones Stomp – 07-40
Melotone [CAN]
C 45347 When You’re Thinking Of The One That You Forgot / Pussy Willow
C 45361 Roses In The Sunset / Texas Star
Minerva
M-14122 Pussy Willow / [Rice Brothers Gang:] Sweetheart Wait For Me