Sunday, April 20, 2014

Don Sowards - Laurel Mountain Boys



2nd version

By Praguefrank
SESSIONS

Mid 1961 unknown – Don Sowards
001 5999 GONNA GET TOUGH Rena 2004
002 6000 SOMEONE LOVES ME YET Rena 2004
003 PORT FOR ME Rena 2005
004 VOICE FROM THE DARKNESS Rena 2005
1964 unknown – Don Sowards and Laurel Mountain Boys
005 1084A NELLIE JOE Laurel 1084
006 1084B I LOVE YOU YES I DO Laurel 1084
1970s unknown – Don Sowards and Laurel Mountain Boys
007 PICKIN' IN THE LAUREL Starr SF-11206
008 A SMILE CAN'T HIDE Starr SF-11206
009 HE RODE ALL THE WAY TO TEXAS Starr SF 318
010 FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN Starr SF 318
1972 Lemco Sound Studio, Lexington, KY – Laurel Mountain Boys (Don Sowards [vcl/mandolin], John Dunaway [vcl/ld gt], Kevin Coll [vcl/banjo], Ray Norris [bass], Dewey Thacker [fiddle])
011 SOMETIME, SOMEWHERE Lemco LEM 055
012 TOOK ME AFTER DARK Lemco 114/LEM 055
013 DON'T TURN YOUR CHARMS ON ME Lemco LEM 055
014 NORTHFIELD EXPRESS Lemco 114/LEM 055
015 LONELY MOUNTAIN SWEETHEART Lemco LEM 055
016 NELLIE JO Lemco LEM 055
017 GEE LITTLE GIRL Lemco LEM 055
018 IT'S A LONG WAY BACK Lemco LEM 055
019 ROCK CREEK Lemco LEM 055
020 EVEN MORE Lemco LEM 055
021 I LOVE YOU YES I DO Lemco LEM 055
022 SINCE YOU WENT AWAY Lemco LEM 055
1978 unknown – Laurel Mountain Boys (John Green [ld vcl/gt], Don Sowards [vcl/mandolin], Mark Alan Sowards [vcl/banjo], Danny Milhon [dobro], Mike Smith [bass])
023 LONG BLACK BEAUTY Old Homesetad OHS-90096
024 I CALL HER SUNSHINE Old Homesetad OHS-90096
025 THE SOUTH'S GONNA DO IT AGAIN Old Homesetad OHS-90096
026 HE RODE ALL THE WAY TO TEXAS Old Homesetad OHS-90096
027 CRY OF THE WIND Old Homesetad OHS-90096
028 LIVING FREE AND EASY Old Homesetad OHS-90096
029 ALL I CAN TODAY Old Homesetad OHS-90096
030 DANGEROUS DAN Old Homesetad OHS-90096
031 GARDENS AND MEMORIES Old Homesetad OHS-90096
032 FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN Old Homesetad OHS-90096
033 ALL THAT JAZZ Old Homesetad OHS-90096
034 FLYIN' FINGERS Old Homesetad OHS-90096
035 I WISH YOU WAS SOMEONE I LOVED Old Homesetad OHS-90096
036 MEDALS FOR MOTHER Old Homesetad OHS-90096
ca 1979 unknown – Laurel Mountain Boys (John Green [ld vcl/gt], Don Sowards [vcl/mandolin], Mark Alan Sowards [vcl/banjo], Danny Milhon [dobro], Mike Smith [bass])
unknown tracks for OHS-90126
1980 unknown – Don Sowards and Laurel Mountain Boys
050 FOREVER ONE DAY AT A TIME Leather LBG-7710
051 SONG FOR LIFE Leather LBG-7710
052 RAMBLIN' SHOWBOAT GAMBLER Leather LBG-7710
053 BLUE SUMMER SONG Leather LBG-7710
054 WHILE I'M GONE Leather LBG-7710
055 SOMEONE IS LOOKING FOR SOMEONE Leather LBG-7710
056 CAROLINA SUNSHINE Leather LBG-7710
057 THIS IS MY YEAR FOR MEXICO Leather LBG-7710
058 MIDNIGHT LONELINESS Leather 7710/LBG-7710
059 MARY'S NOT THE MARY THAT I KNEW Leather 7710/LBG-7710
060 SANDCASTLES Leather LBG-7710
061 I'M HEAD OVER HEELS IN LOVE Leather LBG-7710
1981 unknown – Don Sowards and Laurel Mountain Boys
062 I CALLED HER SUNSHINE Apex 45
063 I'LL TAKE THE BLAME Apex 45


ALBUMS
Lemco LEM-055 Sometime, Somewhere:
Sometime, Somewhere; To Me After Dark; Don't Turn Your Charms On Me; Northfield Express; Lonely Mountain Sweetheart; Nellie Jo; Gee Little Girl; It's A Long Way Back; Rock Creek; Even More; I Love You Yes I Do; Since You Went Away – 76
Old Homestead OHS-90096 Long Black Beauty: Long Black Beauty; I Call Her Sunshine; The South's Gonna Do It Again; He Rode All The Way To Texas; Cry Of The Wind; Living Free And Easy; All I Can Today; Dangerous Dan; Gardens And Memories; Fire On The Mountain; All That Jazz; Flyin' Fingers; I Wish You Was Someone I Loved; Medals For Mother – 78
Old Homestead OHS-90126 Laurel Mountain Boys: (tracks unknown) - 80
Leather LBG-7710 Carolina Sunshine: Forever One Day At A Time; Song For Life; Ramblin' Showboat Gambler; Blue Summer Song; While I'm Gone; Someone Is Looking For Someone; Carolina Sunshine; This Is My Year For Mexico; Midnight Loneliness; Mary's Not The Mary That I Knew; Sandcastles; I'm Head Over Heels In Love - 80


SINGLES
Rena (1961)
2004 Gonna Get Tough / Someone Loves Me Yet – 08-61 (rev. Aug. 7, 1961)
2005 Port For Me / Voice From The Darkness - 61
Laurel (1964)
1084 Nellie Joe / I Love You Yes I Do - 64
Starr (unknown)
SF-11206 Pickin' In The Laurel / A Smile Can't Hide
SF-318 He Rode All The Way To Texas / Fire On The Mountain
Lemco (1972)
114 Northfield Express / Took Me After Dark - 72
Leather (1980)
7710 Mary’s Not The Mary I Knew / Midnight Loneliness - 80
Apex (1981)
45 I Called Her Sunshine / I'll Take The Blame - 81

Kenny O' Dell



Kenneth Guy Gist Jr., *1946 OK
2nd version
by Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti
SESSIONS

ca 1962 unknown – Kenny O' Dell
001 OLD TIME LOVE Mar-Kay 3696
002 TAKE ANOTHER LOOK Mar-Kay 3696
ca 1967 poss. Las Vegas, NV – Kenny O' Dell (Kenny O‘ Dell [vcl/gt], Corki Ray [bass/bck vcl], Eddie Haverty [drums/bck vcl], Bill Carol [organ/vibes], Carol Robbins [vck/vcl].  Producers: Kenny O'Dell, Bill Porter)
003 V-193 BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE Vegas 718/VS-401 RGM-0115
004 V-194 FLOWER GIRL Vegas 718/VS-401 RGM-0115
005 KENTUCKY WOMEN Vegas VS-401 RGM-0115
006 SUNSHINE DREAMIN' Vegas VS-401 RGM-0115
007 DIFFERENT DRUM Vegas VS-401 RGM-0115
008 TAKE ANOTHER LOOK Vegas VS-401 RGM-0115
009 MASSACHUSETTS Vegas VS-401 RGM-0115
010 YOU'LL BREAK ME YET Vegas VS-401 RGM-0115
011 NEXT PLANE TO LONDON Vegas VS-401 RGM-0115
012 IF MY WORLD FALLS THROUGH Vegas VS-401 RGM-0115
013 W-201 SPRINGFIELD PLANE Vegas 722/ RGM-0115
014 W-202 I'M GONNA TAKE IT Vegas 722/VS-401 RGM-0115
1968 poss. Las Vegas, NE – Kenny O' Dell
015 W-308 HAPPY  WITH YOU 724/ RGM-0115
016 W-309 I COULD LOVE YOU Vegas 724/ RGM-0115
017 BLESS YOUR LITTLE HEART 726/ RGM-0115
018 JOIN THE WORLD 726/ RGM-0115
ca May 1969 unknown – Kenny O' Dell
019 W 406 NO OBLIGATIONS White Whale WW-319/ RGM-0115
020 W 407 GROOVY RELATIONSIP WW 319 WW-331 / RGM-0115
ca October 1970 unknown – Kenny O' Dell
021 IF I WAS A RAMBLER Epic 5-10693
022 HIGH ON LIFE 5-10693
023 JUBAL 5-10730 5-10791
024 I WAS A LOSER 5-10730 5-10791
ca March 1972 Soundshop Studio, 1307 Division St., Nashville, TN – Kenny O' Dell (Producer: Kenny O‘ Dell)
025 K-12911 WHY DON'T WE GO SOMEWHERE AND LOVE Kapp K-2169
026 K-12912 TWO FOR THE ROAD K-2169
ca May 1972 Soundshop Studio, 1307 Division St., Nashville, TN – Kenny O' Dell (Producer: Kenny O‘ Dell)
027 LIZZIE AND THE RAINMAN K-2178
028 K-12956 HOMECOMING QUEEN K-2178
ca February 1973 Soundshop Studio, 1307 Division St., Nashville, TN – Kenny O¢ Dell (Producer: Kenny O‘ Dell)
029 RTN0275 ROCK AND ROLL MAN Capricorn CPR 0020
030 AIN'T GONNA STUDY THE WAR NO MORE CPR 0020
ca. October 1973 Soundshop Studio, 1307 Division St., Nashville, TN – Kenny O’ Dell (Kenny O’ Dell [vcl/rh gt], Reggie Young [el gt], Bobby Thompson [rh gt], Buddy Emmons [steel], Bobbe Seymour [steel-1], Henry Strzelecki [bass], Tommy Alsup [G string bass], Byron Metcalf [drums], Ron Oates [piano/el piano], Bobby Woods [piano-2], Buzz Cason, Begen White [bck vcl], The Nashville Edition [bck vcl-3]. Producer: Kenny O’ Dell)
031 RTN0360 YOU BET YOUR SWEET, SWEET LOVE -1 Capricorn CPR 0038 CPS 0140/CP 0140
032 RTN0361 LET'S GO FIND SOME COUNTRY MUSIC -1 Capricorn CPR 0038 CPS 0140/CP 0140
ca. February 1974 Soundshop Studio, 1307 Division St., Nashville, TN – Kenny O’ Dell (Kenny O’ Dell [vcl/rh gt], Reggie Young [el gt], Bobby Thompson [rh gt], Buddy Emmons [steel], Bobbe Seymour [steel-1], Henry Strzelecki [bass], Tommy Alsup [G string bass], Byron Metcalf [drums], Ron Oates [piano/el piano], Bobby Woods [piano-2], Buzz Cason, Begen White [bck vcl], The Nashville Edition [bck vcl-3]. Producer: Kenny O’ Dell)
033 STN0449 SOULFUL WOMAN Capricorn CPS0219/CP 0140
034 EVERYTHING I AM -2 Capricorn CP 0140
035 STN0451 I'LL FIND ANOTHER WAY (TO SAY I LOVE YOU) Capricorn CPS0203/CP 0140
036 LORD AM I DREAMIN' Capricorn CP 0140
037 STN0453 LET'S GET ON THE ROAD Capricorn CPS0219/CP 0140
038 EASY STREET Capricorn CP 0140
039 BEHIND CLOSED DOORS -2 Capricorn CPS 0233/CP 0140
040 HOUSE OF LOVE Capricorn CP 0140
041 I TAKE IT ON HOME -2 Capricorn CPS0203/CP 0140
March 1975 Nashville, TN – Kenny O' Dell (Producer: Kenny O' Dell)
042 TTN0573 MY HONKY TONK WAYS Capricorn CPS0233
043 I CAN'T THINK WHEN YOU'RE DOIN' Capricorn CPS0247
044 TOGETHER THIS CHRISTMAS Capricorn CPS0247
ca. April 1978 Soundshop Studio, 1307 Division St., Nashville, TN/Jack Clement Recording Studio, Nashville, TN – Kenny O’ Dell (Kenny O’ Dell [vcl/rh gt], Reggie Young [el gt], Ray Edenton [rh gt], Billy Sanford [el gt], Bobby Thompson [rh gt], Buddy Emmons [steel], Mike Leach/Henry Strzelecki [bass gt], Tommy Alsup [6-string bass gt], Jerry Carrigan/Hayward Bishop/Byron Metcalf [drums], Ron Oates/Bobby Woods [keyboards], Ginger Holiday, Lea Jane Berinati, Lisa Silver, Diane Tidwell [bck vcl]. Producer: Kenny O’ Dell)
045 LET'S SHAKE HANDS AND COME OUT LOVIN' Capricorn CPS0301/CPN-0211
046 WE CAN MAKE MUSIC Capricorn CPN-0211
047 WHEN IT'S JUST YOU AND ME Capricorn CPN-0211
048 WHO DO I KNOW IN DENVER Capricorn CPN-0211
049 AS LONG AS I CAN WAKE UP IN YOUR ARMS Capricorn CPS0309/CPN-0211
050 WE MIGHT BE ALL NIGHT Capricorn CPS0301/CPN-0211
051 THANK YOU EVERLOVIN' Capricorn CPS0317/CPN-0211
052 MEDICINE WOMAN Capricorn CPS0317

ALBUMS
Vegas VS-401 Beautiful People:
Beautiful People; Kentucky Women; Sunshine Dreamin'; I'm Gonna Take It; Different Drum; Flower Girl; Take Another Look; Massachusetts; You'll Break Me Yet; Next Plane To London; If My World Falls Through – 68 (MX STW 8898/99)
Capricorn CP-0140 Kenny O' Dell: Soulful Woman; Everything I Am; I'll Find Another Way (To Say I Love You); Lord Am I Dreamin'; Let's Get On The Road; Easy Street; Behind Closed Doors; House Of Love; Let's Go Find Some Country Music; I Take It On Home; You Bet Your Sweet, Sweet Love – 09-74
Capricorn CPN-0211 Let's Shake Hands And Come Out Lovin': Let's Shake Hands And Come Out Lovin'; We Can Make Music; When It's Just You And Me; Soulful Woman; Behind Closed Doors; Who Do I Know In Denver; As Long As I Can Wake Up In Your Arms; We Might Be All Night; Thank You Everlovin'; I Take It On Home – 78
Real Gone RGM-0115 Beautiful People: Beautiful People; Kentucky Woman;  Sunshine Dreamin';  I'm Gonna Take It; Different Drum; Flower Girl; Take Another Look; Massachusetts; You'll Break Me Yet; Next Plane To London; If My World Falls Through; Springfield Plane; Happy With You; I Could Love You; Bless Your Little Heart; Join The World; No Obligations; Groovy Relationship – 09-01-13

SINGLES
Mar-Kay (1962)
3696 Old Time Love / Take Another Look – ca. 62
Vegas (1967-68)
V-718 Beautiful People / Flower Girl – 10-67
V-722 Springfield Plabe / I'm Gonna Take It – 01-68
V-724 I Could Love You / Happy With You – 04-68
V-726 Bless Your Little Heart / Join The World – 07-68
White Whale (1969)
WW-319 No Obligations / Groovy Relationship – 07-69
WW-331 Groovy Relationship / (same) – 10-69 (promo)
Epic (1970)
5-10693 If I Was A Rambler / High On Life - 12-70
5-10730 Jubal / I Was A Loser - 04-71
5-10791 Jubal / I Was A Loser - 10-71 (reissue of 5-10730)
Kapp (1972)
K-2169 Why Don't We Go Somewhere And Love / Two For The Road – 05-72
K-2178 Lizzie And The Rainman / Homecoming Queen – 07-72
Capricorn (1973-79)
CPR 0020 Rock And Roll Man / Ain't Gonna Study The War No More – 08-73
CPR 0038/CPS 0140 [stereo] You Bet Your Sweet Sweet Love / Let's Go Find Some Country Music - 02-74
CPS 0203 I'll Find Another Way (To Say I Love You) / I Take It On Home - 09-74
CPS 0219 Soulful Woman / Let's Get On The Road - 12-75
CPS 0233 My Honky Tonk Ways / Behind Closed Doors – 10-05-75
CPS 0247 I Can't Think When You're Doin' / Together This Christmas - 10-75
CPS 0301 Let's Shake Hand And Come Out Lovin' / We Might Be All Night - 06-78
CPS 0309 As Long As I Can Wake Up In Your Arms / Soulful Woman - 10-78
CPS 0317 Medicine Woman / Who Do I Know In Denver? - 02-79