Saturday, June 14, 2014

Claude Casey



*13-09-1912 Spartanburg, NC, +24-06-1999
2nd version

by Tony Russell, Michel Ruppli, Thieu Van De Vorst, Praguefrank, Dick Grant
SESSIONS

16 July 1937 ARC Recording Studio, 55W, 16th St., New York City – Claude Casey (Claude Casey [vcl], Tex Isley [vcl/gt], Sara Casey [* duet vcl])
001 21397 MOONSHINE IN THE NORTH CAROLINA HALL ARC unissued
002 21398 WE ARE BOYS FROM NORTH CAROLINA unissued
003 21399 MEMORIES OF CHARLEY POOLE unissued
004 21400 DON'T ACCUSE YOUR LOVER* unissued
005 21401 FORSAKEN unissued
006 21402 A CHANGE IN BUSINESS unissued
26 January 1938 [11:30-13:45] Hotel Charlotte, 237 West Trade St., Charlotte, NC – Pine State Playboys (Claude Casey [vcl/gt], Lawrence Boling [vcl/gt], Carl Boling [gt], Jimmy Rouse [fiddle], Willie Coates [piano[)
007 BS-018729-1 ROAD WEARY HOBO Bluebird B-8127 Montgomery Ward M-7710
008 BS-018730-1 WHY DON’T YOU COME BACK TO ME B-7704 Montgomery Ward M-7711/Old Homestead OHCS-182 BACM CD D 197
009 BS-018731-1 I TOOK IT B-7451 Montgomery Ward M-7710//Old Homestead OHCS-182 BACM CD D 197
010 BS-018732-1 DOWN WITH GIN B-7451 Montgomery Ward M-7709//Old Homestead OHCS-182 BACM CD D 197
011 BS-018733-1 KEEP PRAYING B-8073 Montgomery Ward M-7711//Old Homestead OHCS-182 BACM CD D 197
012 BS-018734-1 THE INSTALLMENT SONG B-7704 Montgomery Ward M-7709/Old Homestead OHCS-182 BACM CD D 197
013 BS-018735-1 BOY FROM NORTH CAROLINA B-7535 Montgomery Ward M-7712
014 BS-018736-1 DON’T SAY GOODBYE IF YOU LOVE ME B-7535 Montgomery Ward M-7712
27 September 1938 [9:00-12:00] Andrew Jackson Hotel, Rock Hill, SC - Claude Casey and His Pinestate Playboys (Claude Casey [vcl/gt], Lawrence Boling [vcl/gt], Carl Boling [gt], Jimmy Rouse [fiddle], Willie Coates [piano])
015 BS-027729-1 MY LITTLE PRECIOUS SONNY BOY Montgomery Ward M-7706
016 BS-027730-1 ALL I DO IS DREAM OF YOU B-7883 Montgomery Ward M-7706//Old Homestead OHCS-182 BACM CD D 197
017 BS-027731-1 HAPPY COWBOY B-8127 Montgomery Ward M-7657
018 BS-027732-1 MY MEMORY LANE B-7863 Montgomery Ward M-7657
019 BS-027733-1 KINSTON BLUES B-8056 Montgomery Ward M-7707
020 BS-027734-1 I'M SO LONESOME TONIGHT B-8153 Montgomery Ward M-7708
021 BS-027735-1 YOU’RE THE ONLY STAR IN MY BLUE HEAVEN B-7863 Montgomery Ward M-7658
022 BS-027736-1 MY HEART IS STAMPED WITH YOUR NAME B-8056 Montgomery Ward M-7658
023 BS-027737-1 PINE STATE HONKY TONK B-7883 Montgomery Ward M-7707//Old Homestead OHCS-182
024 BS-027738-1 OLD MISSOURI MOON B-8153 Montgomery Ward M-7708
10 October 1940 [12:00-14:00] Kimball House, 30 South Pryor St., Atlanta, GA – Claude Casey and His Pine State Playboys (Claude Casey [vcl/gt], Jimmy Colvard [steel], Clinton Collins [bass/fiddle/vcl], Kelland Clark [accordion])
025 BS-054588-1 YOU'RE GONNA BE SORRY B-8608/Old Homestead OHCS-182
026 BS-054589-1 I'LL ALWAYS LOVE YOU B-8608/Old Homestead OHCS-182
027 BS-054590-1 MY HEART‘S IN THE HEART OF THE BLUE RIDGE B-8668
028 BS-054591-1 LONESOME AS CAN BE B-8668
029 BS-054592-1 IT DOESN'T MATTER B-8697
030 BS-054593-1 WHAT'S WRONG WITH ME NOW? B-8697
031 BS-054594-1 WHEN I FIRST MET YOU B-8730
032 BS-054595-1 LITTLE GIRL, GO ASK YOUR MOTHER B-8730//Old Homestead OHCS-182 BACM CD D 197
4 October 1941 [11:15-12:45] Kimball House, 30 South Pryor St., Atlanta, GA – Claude Casey and His Pine State Playboys (Claude Casey [vcl/gt], Gilbert Young [steel], Tex Martin [vcl/bass], George Heffernan [fiddle])
033 BS-071098-1 LET ME HEAR YOU SAY I LOVE YOU B-8958/Old Homestead OHCS-182 BACM CD D 197
034 BS-071099-1 SWINGING WITH GILBERT B-8849/Old Homestead OHCS-182
035 BS-071100-1 WHY DID THINGS HAPPEN THIS WAY? B-8958//Old Homestead OHCS-182 BACM CD D 197
036 BS-071101-1 HOTTEST LITTLE BABY IN TOWN B-8849//Old Homestead OHCS-182 BACM CD D 197
ca. November 1945 poss. Radio Station WBT, Wilder Building, Charlotte, NC – Clause Casey and Sagedusters
037 TWO LITTLE GIRLS WITH GOLDEN CURLS RCA Victor 20-1802//Old Homestead OHCS-182 BACM CD D 197
038 FAMILY REUNION IN HEAVEN 20-1802//Old Homestead OHCS-182 BACM CD D 197
039 I WISH I'D NEVER MET YOU 20-1955 58-0016
040 MY LITTLE TOOTSIE 20-1955 58-0016
ca. December 1946 poss. Radio Station WBT, Wilder Building, Charlotte, NC - Claude Casey and Sagedusters
041 LOOK IN THE LOOKING GLASS 20-2059/ BACM CD D 197
042 THE JOURNEY'S END 20-2059/ BACM CD D 197
043 I WISH I HAD KISSED YOU GOODBYE 20-2230/ BACM CD D 197
044 THE DAYS ARE LONG, NIGHTS ARE LONELY 20-2230/ BACM CD D 197
1947 Radio Station WBT, Wilder Building, Charlotte, NC - Claude Casey (Claude Casey [vcl/gt], Fred Kirby [gt]. Producer: Arthur Smith)
045 MF-217/48-S-61 JUKE BOX GIRL Super Disc unissued MGM 10279
046 MF-219/48-S-403 CAROLINA WALTZ Super Disc unissued MGM 10435
047 MF-221/48-S-62 I'M LIVING IN DREAMS Super Disc unissued MGM 10279/ BACM CD D 197
048 MF-223/48-S-405 LONESOME BLUES Super Disc unissued MGM 10435
split session with Fred Kirby. MGM purchased Super Disc masters on June 26, 1948
1947 or 1948 Radio Station WBT, Wilder Building, Charlotte, NC - Claude Casey
049 XP 37067 I TALKED TO MYSELF ABOUT YOU WBT no #/BACM CD D 197
WBT no # V/A WBT SOUVENIR ALBUM (2 12“ 78RPM discs)
1948 Radio Station WBT, Wilder Building, Charlotte, NC - Claude Casey (Claude Casey [vcl/gt], Fred Kirby [gt]. Producer: Arthur Smith)
050 48-S-485 I'M HAVING MY BLUE DAY TODAY Super Disc unissued MGM 10586/ BACM CD D 197
051 48-S-486 THE ROAD OF LOVE Super Disc unissued MGM 10586/ BACM CD D 197
10 June 1953 Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Claude Casey
052 53-S-6091 I BET MY HEART K11708/ BACM CD D 197
053 53-S-6094 YOU'LL HAVE TO TALK IT OVER WITH MY HEART K11611/ BACM CD D 197
054 53-S-6095 ME, MYSELF AND I K11708/ BACM CD D 197
055 53-S-6096 I’M LOOKING AT THE MOON THROUGH A TEARDROP K11611/ BACM CD D 197

ALBUMS
Old Homestead OHCS-182 Pine State Honky Tonk:
The Installment Song; Down With Gin; I Took It; Why Won’t You Come Back To Me; Swinging With Gilbert (Young); Let Me Hear You Say "I Love You"; Why Did Things Happen This Way; Family Reunion In Heaven; Pine State Honky Tonk; All I Do Is Dream Of You; Hottest Little Baby In Town; Little Girl Go Ask Your Mama; Two Little Girls With Golden Curls; You’re Gonna Be Sorry; I’ll Always Love You; Keep Praying – 87
BACM [UK] CD D 197 The South’s Favourite Yodeler: The Instalment Song; Down With Gin ; I Took It ; Why Won't You Come Back To Me ; Keep Praying ; All I Do Is Dream Of You ; Let Me Hear You Say I Love You ; Little Girl Go Ask Your Mother (instr.) ; Why Did Things Happen That Way ; Hottest Little Baby In Town ; Two Little Girls With Golden Curls; Look In The Looking Glass ; Journey's End ; Family Reunion In Heaven; Days Are Long Nights Are Lonely; I Wish I Had Kissed You Goodbye ; I'm Living In Dreams; Road Of Love; I'm Having My Blue Day Today; I Bet My Heart; Me Myself And I; You'll Have To Talk It Over With My Heart; I'm Looking At The Moon Through A Teardrop; I Talked To  - 07

SINGLES
Bluebird (1941-42)
B-8608 You're Gonna Be Sorry / I'll Always Love You- 41
B-8668 My Heart's In The Heart Of Blueridge / Lonesome As Can Be - 41
B-8697 It Doesn't Matter / What's Wrong With Me Now- 41B-8730 Little Girl Go Ask Your Mother / When I First Met You- 41B-8849 Hottest Little Baby In Town / Swinging With Gilbert- 41
B-8958 Let Me Hear You Say "I Love You" / Why Do Things Happen This Way?- 42
RCA Victor (1945-46)
20-1802 Family Reunion In Heaven / Two Little Girls With Golden Curls –  02-03-46 (adv. March 9)
20-1955 My Little Tootsie / I Wish I'd Never Met You - 09-46 (reissued on Bluebird 58-0016)
20-2059 Look In The Looking Glass / Journey's End- 01-47
20-2230 Days Are Long, Nights Are Lonely / I Wish I Had Kissed You Goodbye - 05-47
MGM (1947-53)
10279 Juke Box Gal / I'm Living In Dreams – 09-48
10435 Carolina Waltz / Lonesome Blues -05-49
10586 Road Of Love / I'm Having My Blue Day Today – 01-50
K 11611 Looking At The Moon Through A Teardrop / You'll Have To Talk It Over With My Heart -53
K 11708 I Bet My Heart / Me, Myself And I – 01-54

Benny Martin



Benjamin Edward Martin, *08-05-1928 Sparta, TN, +13-03-2001
3rd version
By Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Dick Grant, Henk Scholts, Mario Manciotti,Red Neckerson, Kent Blanton, Kurt Rokitta
SESSIONS

1946 unknown - Benny Martin and Hillous Butrum and The Tennessee Partners (Benny Martin [vcl-1/fiddle], Hillous Butrum [vcl-2/bass] + unknown musicians)
001 1 unknown title
002 2 JUST ME AND MY FIDDLE -1 Pioneer 630/BACM CD D 298
003 3 unknown title
004 4 SO BLUE TO CRY 1-2 Pioneer 630/ BACM CD D 298
11 December 1950 [13:15-16:15] Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Benny Martin
005 50-S-6124 WHERE IS YOUR HEART TONIGHT? MGM K10912
006 50-S-6125 MIDNIGHT FLYER K10912
5 July 1951 [19:00-22:15] Castle Studio, The Tulane Hotel, 206 8th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Benny Martin
007 51-S-6092/51-XY-540 TRYIN' TO CHASE THESE BLUES AWAY K11138/ Cowgirlboy LP-5137 BACM CD D 298
008 51-S-6093/51-XY-541 IT'S EASY TO LOVE (BUT SO HARD TO FORGET) unissued
009 51-S-6094/51-XY-542 THE THIRTEENTH OF MAY K11138/ Cowgirlboy LP-5137 BACM CD D 298
010 51-S-6095/51-XY-543 SOMETHIN'S HAPPENED TO YOU unissued
August 1954 poss. Bradley Studio, 21st St., Hillboro Village, Nashville, TN - Benny Martin (Hank Noble + more unknown musicians)
011 YW-7630 (I CAN) READ BETWEEN THE LINES Mercury 70476-x45/ Red Sundown 1956
012 YW-7631 (THE) SECRET OF YOUR HEART 70476-x45/ Red Sundown 1956
September 1954 poss. Bradley Studio, 21st St., Hillboro Village, Nashville, TN - Benny Martin
013 YW-7644/PBE-940 BY THE LAW OF MY HEART 70508-x45 / BACM CD D 298
014 YW-7645/PBE-939 ME AND MY FIDDLE 70508-x45/ Red Sundown 1956
split session with Hank Noble
December 1954 poss. Bradley Studio, 21st Street, Hillboro Village, Nashville, TN - Benny Martin (Hank Noble + more unknown musicians)
015 YW-7667 ICE COLD LOVE 70560x45/ Cowgirlboy LP-5137 Red Sundown 1956
016 YW-7668 YOU KNOWN THAT I KNOW 70560x45/ Cowgirlboy LP-5137
017 YW-7669 (LITTLE DARLING) GIVE ME ONE MORE CHANCE 70631x45/ Cowgirlboy LP-5137 BACM CD D 298
018 YW-7670 I‘M RIGHT AND YOU’RE WRONG 70731x45/MGW-12289 Cowgirlboy LP-5137 Red Sundown 1956 BACM CD D 298
February 1955 poss. Bradley Studios, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (unknown musicians)
019 YW-7690 WHO PUT THOSE TEARS IN YOUR EYES 70664x45/ Cowgirlboy LP-5137 Red Sundown 1956 BACM CD D 298
020 YW-7691/PBE-947 TAKE MY WORD 70664x45/MGW-12289 Cowgirlboy LP-5137 Red Sundown 1956 BACM CD D 298
021 YW-7692 THAT'S WHAT I'LL DO 70631x45/ Cowgirlboy LP-5137 BACM CD D 298
022 YW-7693/PBE-941 TO CRY THE BLUES EACH DAY MGW-12289 BACM CD D 298
September 1955 poss. Bradley Studios, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Benny Martin (unknown musicians)
023 YW-7757/PBE-942 SLIM CAHNCE MGW-12289 Red Sundown 1956
024 YW-7758/PBE-945 GIRLS, GIRLS MGW-12289 Red Sundown 1956 BACM CD D 298
025 YW-7759 YES, IT’S TRUE 70731x45/ Cowgirlboy LP-5137 BACM CD D 298
026 YW-7760/PBE-946 I'M CHECKING OUT ON YOU MGW 12289 BACM CD D 298
December 1955 poss. Bradley Studios, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN- Benny Martin
027 YW-7791 YOU‘RE GUILTY DARLING 70794x45/ Cowgirlboy LP-5137 BACM CD D 298
028 YW-7792 IF I DIDN‘T HAVE A CONSCIENCE 70794x45/ Cowgirlboy LP-5137 BACM CD D 298
029 YW-7793 DON'T WASTE YOUR TEARS unissued
030 YW-7794 FACE THGE FACTS unissued
March 1956 Universal Recording Corp., 46 East Walton St., Chicago, IL – Benny Martin
031 YW-12697/PBE-943 THE LOVER OF THE TOWN 70883x45/MGW 12289 Cowgirlboy LP-5137 Red Sundown 1956
032 YW-12698 WHIPPORWILL 70883x45/ Cowgirlboy LP-5137
033 YW-12699/PBE-851 COMING ATTRACTIONS MG 20350 MGW 12267 MGW 12289  BACM CD D 298
February 1957 RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film  Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (Producer: Chet Atkins)
034 H2-WB-0650 THAT‘S THE STORY OF MY LIFE RCA 47-6855
035 H2-WB-0651 LOVE DON’T COST A PENNY unissued
036 H2-WB-0652 CRAZY unissued
037 H2-WB-0653 LOOK WHAT YOU‘VE DONE 47-6855
July 1957 RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (Producer: Chet Atkins)
038 H2-WB-0781 TORCH OF LOVE 47-7003
039 H2-WB-0782 I SAW YOUR FACE IN THE MOON 47-7003
ca. September 1957 RCA Victor Studio, Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission, 1525 McGavock St., Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (Producer: Chet Atkins)
040 H2-WB-5680 DO ME A FAVOR 47-7100 / BACM CD D 298
041 H2-WB-5681 PHOEBE SNOW 47-7100 / BACM CD D 298
14 July 1958 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (unknown musicians. Producer: Owen Bradley)
042 105349/NA 10320 MY FORTUNE Decca 9-30712 / BACM CD D 298
043 105350/NA 10321 BORDER BABY 9-30712 / BACM CD D 298
3 March 1959 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (unknown musicians. Producer: Owen Bradley)
044 106762/NA 10642 UNTRUE YOU 9-30935/BACM CD D 298
045 106763/NA 10643 IF I CAN STAY AWAY LONG ENOUGH 9-30935 / BACM CD D 298
046 106764/NA 10644 ME AND MY FIDDLE unissued
047 106765/NA 10645 SWEET BUNCH OF DAISIES –instr.- unissued
12 January 1960 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (unknown musicians. Producer: Owen Bradley)
048 108602/NA 10937 GOING DOWN THE ROAD 9-31050 / BACM CD D 298
13 January 1960 Bradley Film and Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (unknown musicians. Producer: Owen Bradley)
049 108603/NA 10938 TOP GUN 9-31050 / BACM CD D 298
ca. May 1960 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (Producer: Don Pierce)
050 ST-3345 HOBO Starday 45-507/SLP-131 SLP-128 NLP-2009 SLP-140 SLP-170 NLP-2019
051 ST-3346 HER BABY GIRL 45-507/ SLP-131 Hilltop JS-6034
052 ST-3347 A DIME’S WORTH OF DREAMS 45-519/SLP-131 Hilltop JS-6034 SLP-239 SLP-270
053 ST-3348 OUT-CAST SLP-131 /GT7-2119
STARDAY SLP-128 NASHVILLE SATURDAY NITE (196, reissued on NASHVILLE NLP 2009); STARDAY SLP-170 ALL ABOARD! FOR THE RAILROAD SPECIAL (1962); STARDAY SLP-239 BRIGHT LIGHTS AND HONKY TONKS (1963);STARDAY SLP-270 THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF COUNTRY MUSIC (1964);
1960 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (Producer: Don Pierce)
054 SPARTA WALTZ SEP-130/SLP-345
055 NASHVILLE WALTZ SLP-128
ca. September 1960 [2 sessions] Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (Producer: Don Pierce)
056 ST-4454 CARRY ME HOME SLP-131 SLP-143 GT7-2119
057 ST-4455 YOU ARE THE ONE 45-536/SLP-131 SLP-164 SLP-194 CMS-50
058 ST-4456 NO ONE BUT YOU 45-536/SLP-131 GT7-2119
059 ST-4457 CLOUDS WITHOUT WATER [CLOUDS WITHOUT RAIN*] SLP-131 GT7-2119*
060 ST-4458 ME AND MY FIDDLE SLP-131 SLP-294 PO-223
061 ST-4459 PRETTY GIRL 45-519/SLP-131 SLP-209 GT7-2119
062 ST-4460 BIG TIGER SPECIAL SLP-131 Hilltop JS-6034
063 ST-4461 TENNESSEE RAG –instr.-  SLP-131 GT7-2119
064 ST-4462 I'VE GOT A REASON SLP-131
065 ST-4463 FIDDLERS WALTZ SLP-131
STARDAY SLP-143 COUNTRY MUSIC SAMPLERS (1962) ; STARDAY SLP-164 THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME: THE GREATEST COLLECTION OF COUNTRY HITS EVER ASSEMBLED IN ONE ALBUM (1962); SLP-209 FIDDLER’S HALL OF FAME (1963); STARDAY SLP-294 THE GREATEST COUNTRY FIDDLERS OF OUR TIME (1964)
ca. January 1962 Nashville, TN – Benny Martin
066 THE MAN NEXT DOOR Gulf Reef GR-1005
067 THINKING ABOUT LOVE Gulf Reef GR-1005
ca 1962 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Benny Martin
068 BARN DANCE JUBILEE SEP-189/SLP-177 SLP-268 GT7-2119
069 FIDDLIN' HOME SLP-177
070 STRIKE UP THE BOW SEP-189 SLP-177
071 COUNTRY MUSIC TIME SEP-189
STARDAY SLP-177 OPRY TIME IN TENNESSEE (1962)
1963 [live-Grand Ole Opry] Ryman Auditorium, 116 5th Ave. North, Nashville, TN – Benny Martin
07101 OXBOW DRIVE/"A" STRING WOBBLE SLP9-242
07102 SINFUL CINDERELLA SLP9-242
STARDAY SLP9-242 GRAND OLE OPRY SPECTACULAR (1963);
February 1963 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Benny Martin
072 ST-6117 ROSEBUDS AND YOU 623/SLP-245 SLP-274 SLP-320 PO-223 GT7-2119
073 ST-6118 2-1: LONESOME (TWO TAKE AWAY ONE EQUALS LONESOME) 646/SLP-272
074 ST-6119 SINFUL CINDERELLA 623/SLP-256 SLP-261 NLP-2049 PO-223
075 ST-6120 DOWN IN THE SHINNERY 646/SLP-232
076 ST-6121 I'M GONNA CRY Hilltop JS-6034
077 ST-6122 BROWN'S FERRY BLUES unissued/Gusto GT7-2119
STARDAY SLP-232 BLUEGRASS SPECTACULAR (1963); STARDAY SLP8-245 COUNTRY and WESTERN GOLDEN HIT PARADE (1963); SLP 9-256 THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME, VOLUME 3 (1963); STARDAY SLP-261 SLIPPIN’AROUND (1964); STARDAY SLP-272 LOST LOVE AND LONELY NIGHTS (1964); STRDAY SLP-320 3RD ANNUAL WONDERFUL WORLD OF COUNTRY MUSIC (1965);
ca 1963 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Benny Martin
078 DROOPY LITTLE CHRISTMAS TREE SEP 253/SLP-253
079 SANTA CLAUS IS FROM THE SOUTH SLP-253
080 FIDDLE IN THE BLUEGRASS –instr.-  SLP-296 GT7-2119
081 THE COUNTRY WALTZ SLP-297
082 BACK UP AND PUSH* -instr.- SLP-337 GT7-2119
083 SWEET BUNCH OF DAISIES –instr.- unissued/GT7-2119
084 TWIN FIDDLE WALTZ –instr.-  unissued/GT7-2119
*possibly live
STARDAY SLP-253 MERRY CHRISTMAS COUNTRY STYLE (1963); STARDAY SLP-268 COWBOY COPAS AND HIS FRIENDS (1964); STARDAY SLP-296 MORE! BLUEGRASS HALL OF FAME, VOLUME 2 (1964); STARDAY SLP-297 THE WONDERFUL WALTZES OF COUNTRY MUSIC (1964); STARDAY SLP-337 COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL, VOLUME 2 (1965);STARDAY SLP-345 SPECTACULAR COUNTRY and WESTERN INSTRUMENTALS (1965)
May 1963 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Benny Martin
085 ST-6334 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL SLP-284 GT7-2119
STARDAY SLP-284 FINGERS ON FIRE (1964)
ca June 1963 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Benny Martin
086 ST-6395 BIG FOOTED DAN Hilltop JS-6034 SLP-250
087 ST-6396 RADAR BLUES 7024/SLP-250
STARDAY SLP-250 DIESEL SMOKE, DANGEROUS CURVES, AND OTHER TRUCK DRIVER FAVORITES (1963)
31 October 1963 [live] unknown - Benny Martin
08701 ST-6799A ORANGLE BLOSSOM SPECIAL SLP-274 PO-223
08702 ST-6800 ROSEBUDS AND YOU SLP-274
STARDAY SLP-274 THE COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL (1964)
ca November 1964 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Benny Martin (Producer: Tommy Hill)
088 ST-7275 STICK YOUR FINGER ON A GLASS OF WATER 705
089 ST-7276 THE OTHER ME 705 / GT7-2119
090 ST-7277 ONE WAY OR THE OTHER 725/ GT7-2119
091 ST-7278 I'LL NEVER GET OVER LOVING YOU 743/ GT7-2119
092 ST-7279 HELLO CITY LIMITS 743 / GT7-2119
093 ST-7280 WEEKEND WILLIE 725
094 ST-7281 GOOSEBALL BROWN 7024
19 April 1965 [18:00-?]/20 April 1965 [18:00-?]/21 April 1965 [18:00-?] Bradley’s Barn, 722 Bender’s Ferry Road, Mount Juliet, TN – Don Reno and Benny Martin (Don Reno [vcl/banjo], Benny Martin [vcl/fiddle], Bob Moore [bass]  + unknown musicians)
095 GLORY TO HIS NAME Cabin Creek 204
096 KEEP ON THE SUNNY SIDE Cabin Creek 204
097 I'LL LIVE ON Cabin Creek 204
098 THE OLD RUGGED CROSS Cabin Creek 204
099 HOLD FAST TO THE RIGHT Cabin Creek 204
100 LITTLE WHITE CHURCH Cabin Creek 204
101 I HEARD MY MOTHER CALL MY NAME IN PRAYER Cabin Creek 204
102 THE SWEET BYE AND BYE Cabin Creek 204
103 HE WILL SET YOUR FIELDS AFIRE Cabin Creek 204
104 LONESOME VALLEY Cabin Creek 204
105 I'LL FLY AWAY Cabin Creek 204
106 WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS Cabin Creek 204
107 WHAT WOULD YOU GIVE IN EXCHANGE Cabin Creek 204
108 HOLD TO GOD'S UNCHANGING HAND Cabin Creek 204
109 TAKE UP THY CROSS Cabin Creek 204
110 WON'T IT BE WONDERFUL THERE Cabin Creek 204
111 THAT BEAUTIFUL PICTURE Cabin Creek 204
112 SWING LOW SWEET CHARIOT Cabin Creek 204
113 WHERE HE LEADS ME I WILL FOLLOW Cabin Creek 204
114 CHAPEL IN THE VALLEY Cabin Creek 204
Fall 1965 unknown - Don Reno and Benny Martin
115 D11W-763* SOLDIER'S PRAY IN VIET-NAM Antena 6436 Monument 45-912*
116 D11W-764* FIVE BY EIGHT Antena 6436 Monument 45-912*
February 1966 Fred Foster Sound Studio, 319 17th Ave. North, Nashville, TN - Don Reno and Benny Martin (unknown mkusicians. Producer: Fred Foster)
117 E2W-800 TOO BAD THAT YOU'RE NO GOOD FOR ME Monument 45-931
118 E2W-801 YOU CAN'T MAKE A HEEL TOE THE MARK 45-931
15 February 1967 Nashville, TN - Benny Martin (Producer: Buddy Killen)
119 11708 I'M A FATHER ALONE JAB 9002
120 11709 SALVATION ARMY JAB 9002
ca. August 1967 RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (Producer: Pete Drake)
121 ST 5081 WHO WANTS TO CATCH FALLING STAR ST 146/PO-223
122 ST-5082 ICE COLD LOVE Stop ST 146/PO-223
123 ST-5083 IF I CAN STAY AWAY LONG ENOUGH ST 182/PO- 223 GT7-2119
ca. April 1968 RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (Producer: Pete Drake)
124 ST-5267 DON'T LET YOUR DEAL GO DOWN ST 182/ Red Sundown 1941 GT7-2119
ca. February 1969 Nashville, TN – Benny Martin
125 HERE'S 30.000 UNMARRIED WOMEN ST 262/PO 223 GT7-2119
126 OLD LONDON TOWN ST 262/PO 223
prob. from Stop sessions above – Benny Martin
127 FIREBALL –instr.- PO-223 GT7-2119
128 ALWAYS NEED ME PO-223
129 CRACKIN COUNTRY  PO-223
Poss. late 1960’s Nashville, TN – Benny Martin and Rudy Lyle
130 ME AND MY FIDDLE Fiddle and Bow 755
131 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL 755
1971 Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (Producer: John Capps)
132 BROTHER IN WAR K-Ark K 1011
133 CHICO GONZALES O'GREER K 1011
November 1972 Nashville, TN – Benny Martin  (Producer: Billy Linneman)
134 72L-4494 MONA LISA MGM K 14485
135 72L-4495 WHEN SHE CRIES K 14485
ca February 1973 Nashville, TN – Benny Martin  (Producer: Billy Linneman)
136 73L-5134 FROM A BLONDE TO A REDHEAD K 14556 /Red Sundown 1956
137 73L-5135 HIS BURDENS ARE GREATER THAN MINE K 14556
1974 poss. Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (Benny Martin [fiddle/gt/mandolin/bass gt], Gene Martin [rh gt], Arthur Smith [gt/fiddle /banjo/mandolin/bck vcl], Carl Hunt [banjo], Gerry Dione [bass], David Brakefield [drums], Don Ange [piano/el piano], Ralph Smith [organ], Lois Adkins, Margaret Griffin, Ralph Smith, Tommy Faile [bck vcl])
138 ME AND MY FIDDLE Lamb and Lion LLC-4003
139 QUEEN OF THE BLUEGRASS LLC-4003
140 WINO FIDDLE MAN LLC-4003
141 ROLLIN' IN MY SWEET BABY'S ARMS LLC-4003
142 THE BUSH AND THE ROSE LLC-4003
143 LONG HOLLOW LLC-4003 LLC-4003
144 ICE COLD LOVE LLC-4003
145 ONE DRINK IS TOO MANY LLC-4003
146 LESTER, BILL AND EARL LLC-4003
147 I'M ON MY WAY LLC-4003
148 MILWAUKEE HERE I COME LLC-4003
149 GOD'S LITTLE PEOPLE LLC-4003
1975 Soundshop Studio, 1307 Division St., Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (Benny Martin [vcl/gt/fiddle], Curly Seckler [vcl/gt/mandolin], Lester Flatt [gt], John Hartford [vcl/banjo], Kenny Ingram [vcl/banjo], Michael Melford [gt/mandolin], Charlie Collins [gt], Buddy Emmons [steel/dobro], D.J. Fontana [drums], Buddy Spicher [fiddle], Hargus "Pig" Robbins [piano]. Producer: Michael Melford)
150 LESTER, BILL AND EARL Flying Fish FF-012
151 WINDOWS OF MY MIND Flying Fish FF-012
152 BONAPARTE'S RETREAT Flying Fish FF-012
153 SMELL GOOD ON SUNDAY Flying Fish FF-012
154 IF I HAD MY LIFE TO LIVE OVER Flying Fish FF-012
155 ICE COLD LOVE Flying Fish FF-012
156 ONE DRINK IS TOO MANY Flying Fish FF-012
157 CRAG ROCK PASS Flying Fish FF-012
1975 Soundshop Studio, 1307 Division St., Nashville, TN – Benny Martin and Lester Flatt (Benny Martin [vcl/gt/fiddle], Lester Flatt [vcl/gt], Curly Seckler [vcl/gt/mandolin], John Hartford [vcl/banjo], Kenny Ingram [vcl/banjo], Michael Melford [gt/mandolin], Charlie Collins [gt], Buddy Emmons [steel/dobro], D.J. Fontana [drums], Buddy Spicher [fiddle], Hargus "Pig" Robbins [piano]. Producer: Michael Melford)
158 SUNNY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN Flying Fish FF-012
159 THAT'S A GOOD ENOUGH REASON Flying Fish FF-012
Spring 1976 Arthur Smith Studio, 5457 Monroe Road, Charlotte, NC/Hilltop Recording Studio, Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (Benny Martin [vcl/fiddle], Mike McBride [gt], Arthur Smith [gt/mandolin], Jimmy Capps [gt], Ray Edenton [gt], Clay Smith [gt], John Hartford [banjo/fiddle], Johnny Gimble [mandolin/fiddle], Joe Stuart [gt], Josh Graves [dobro], Buddy Blackman/Jeff Whittington/Vic Jordan/Bobby Thompson [banjo], Gregg Kennedy [bass gt/keyboards], Ken Huskey Jr./Dick Schuyler [bass gt], Paul Sharon/Burt Hoffman/Paul Collier/Burt Hoffman/Buddy Harman [drums], Buddy Spicher [fiddle], Don Ange [piano])
160 MULE SKINNER BLUES CMH-9006 CMH-9452
161 SWEET BUNCH OF DAISIES CMH-9006 CMH-9452
162 ALABAMA JUBILEE CMH-9006 CMH-9452
163 HOME SWEET HOME CMH-9006 CMH-9452
164 LITTLE FOOTPRINTS IN THE SNOW CMH-9006 CMH-9452
165 GEORGIANA MOON CMH-9006 CMH-9452
166 BACK UP AND PUSH CMH-9006 CMH-9452
167 FLINT HILL SPECIAL CMH-9006 CMH-9452
168 BLUE MOON OF KENTUCKY CMH-9006 CMH-9452
169 BILE 'EM CABBAGE DOWN CMH-9006 CMH-9452
170 SALTY DOG BLUES CMH-9006 CMH-9452
171 THE FIDDLER'S DREAM CMH-9006 CMH-9452
172 CMH-5220 DUELING FIDDLES CMH-1506/ CMH-9006 CMH-9452
173 CMH-5216 LARA'S THEME FROM DOCTOR ZHIVAGO CMH-1506/ CMH-9006 CMH-9452
174 BLACK MOUNTAIN RAG CMH-9006 CMH-9452
175 UNDER THE DOUBLE EAGLE CMH-9006 CMH-9452
176 HOW WILL I EXPLAIN ABOUT YOU CMH-9006 CMH-9452
177 BEAUTIFUL DREAMER CMH-9006 CMH-9452
178 FOGGY MOUNTAIN BREAKDOWN CMH-9006 CMH-9452
179 RAGTIME ANNIE CMH-9006 CMH-9452
180 FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN CMH-9006 CMH-9452
181 BURY ME BENEATH THE WILLOW CMH-9006 CMH-9452
182 COTTON EYED JOE CMH-9006 CMH-9452
183 SUNNY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN CMH-9006 CMH-9452
184 NIGHT TRAIN TO MEMPHIS CMH-9006 CMH-9452
1977 Hilltop Recording Studios, 902 Due West Ave., Nashville, TN - Benny Martin and His Electric Turkeys (Benny Martin [vcl/fiddle/gt], Mike McBride [gt/mandolin], Buddy Blackman [banjo], Arthur Smith [mandolin/dobro], Gregg Kennedy [bass/keyboards], Burt Hoffman [drums], Don Ange [piano])
185 TURKEY IN THE GRASS CMH-6218
186 I LOVE YOU A THOUSAND WAYS CMH-6218
187 FREIGHT TRAIN CMH-6218 CMH-9452
188 DIXIE ON MY MIND CMH-6218
189 WASH'N'WEAR CONSCIENCE CMH-6218
190 POISON LOVE CMH-6218
191 OH BABY MINE CMH-6218
192 WHO'S GONNA HOLD YOU WHEN I'M GONE CMH-6218
193 MOCKING BIRD HILL CMH-6218
194 ALWAYS LATE CMH-6218
195 I CAN HEAR THE HALLELUJAHS IN THE AIR CMH-6218 CMH-9013
Summer 1979 Soundshop Studio, 1307 Division St., Nashville, TN - John Hartford, Pat Burton and Benny Martin (John Hartford [vcl/gt/fiddle/ banjo], Benny Martin [vcl/fiddl/ukulele], Pat Burton [vcl/gt], Buddy Emmons [dobro/steel], Sam Bush [mandolin], Henry Strzelecki [el bass],  Roy Huskey Jr. [bass], Larrie Londin [drums], Hargus Robbins [piano])
196 SLUMBERIN' ON THE CUMBERLAND Flying Fish FF-095
197 GREENBACK DOLLAR/CARELESS LOVE Flying Fish FF-095
198 LOVE IN VAIN Flying Fish FF-095
199 IF I CAN STAY ALWAYS LONG ENOUGH Flying Fish FF-095
200 HILLMAN Flying Fish FF-095
201 SOUTHERN MOON Flying Fish FF-095
202 I CAN READ BETWEEN THE LINES IN YOUR LETTERS Flying Fish FF-095
203 BLUE WRITIN' ON WHITE PAPER Flying Fish FF-095
204 FIRST FALL OF SNOW Flying Fish FF-095
205 FIDDLE FADDLE Flying Fish FF-095
206 GO FALL ASLEEP NOW Flying Fish FF-095
9-10 May 1979 Hilltop Recording Studios, 902 Due West Ave., Nashville, TN - Benny Martin (Benny Martin [fiddle/ukulele], Joe Stuart [gt], John Hartford [banjo/fiddle],
Roy Huskey Jr. [bass], Buddy Harman [drums])
207 THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER CMH-9019
208 NOBODY'S DARLIN' BUT MINE CMH-9019
209 BENNY'S WALTZ CMH-9019
210 FEELIN' GOOD CMH-9019
211 WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN CMH-9019
212 BENEATH THE OLD RUGGED CROSS CMH-9019
213 TWINKLE, TWINKLE LITTLE STAR CMH-9019
214 CRUISIN' ON THE BLUE DANUBE CMH-9019 CMH-9452
215 WHEN I GROW TOO OLD TO DREAM CMH-9019
216 FIDDLER'S BIRTHDAY PARTY CMH-9019
217 WHISPERING HOPE CMH-9019
218 CANAAN LAND (I'M ON MY WAY) CMH-9019
219 GOD BLESS AMERICA CMH-9019
5 July 1979 Hilltop Recording Studios, 902 Due West Ave., Nashville, TN - Benny Martin Benny Martin [fiddle/ukulele], Bobby Osborne [ld vcl-1/mandolin/hmny vcl], Joe Stuart [gt], Wynn Osborne [banjo], Jimmy D. Brock [bass], Robby Osborne [drums])
220 I'LL GO STEPPIN' TOO -1  CMH-9019
221 EAST NASHVILLE ROBBERY CMH-9019
222 1814 CMH-9019
223 DIM LIGHTS, THICK SMOKE -1 CMH-9019
224 GOLDEN SLIPPERS CMH-9019
225 PAYDAY IN THE ARMY CMH-9019
1970s prob. Toronto, Ontario, CAN – Benny Martin (Benny Martn [fiddle], Smiley Bates [ld gt],  Mel Aucoin [rh gt],  Earl Snead [banjo/dobro], Johnny Burke [bass], Roddy Lee [drums])
226 TWINKLE LITTLE STAR Marathon MMS 76057  Heritage HCD 4465
227 BACK UP AND PUSH Marathon MMS 76057  Heritage HCD 4465
228 MARTIN'S WALTZ Marathon MMS 76057 
229 BONAPART'S RETREAT Marathon MMS 76057   Heritage HCD 4465
230 PIG IN THE PEN Marathon MMS 76057  Heritage HCD 4465
231 FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN Marathon MMS 76057  Heritage HCD 4465
232 FIDDLER'S DREAM Marathon MMS 76057  Heritage HCD 4465
233 REGINA LEE WALTZ Marathon MMS 76057  Heritage HCD 4465
234 KATIE HILL Marathon MMS 76057  Heritage HCD 4465
235 CRAG ROCK TENN. Marathon MMS 76057  Heritage HCD 4465
236 SWEET BUNCH OF DAISIES Marathon MMS 76057  Heritage HCD 4465
237 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL Marathon MMS 76057 Heritage HCD 4465
1980 Hilltop Recording Studios, 902 Due West Ave., Nashville, TN - Benny Martin and Buddy Spicher (Benny Martin [vcl/gt], Buddy Spicher [vcl/fiddle], Dean Crum [banjo], James Crawford [steel], Roy Huskey, Jr. [bass], Bob Mater [drums], John Propst [piano]. Producer: Buddy Spicher)
238 LIBERTY CMH-9025
239 SWEET BUNCH OF DAISIES CMH-9025
240 HORNPIPE MEDLEY. SAILOR'S/DURANG'S/RICKETT'S/FISHER'S CMH-9025
241 IF I SHOULD WANDER BACK TONIGHT CMH-9025
242 NASHVILLE GIRLS CMH-9025
243 GEORGIANA MOON CMH-9025
244 SAN ANTONIO ROSE CMH-9025
245 BITTER CREEK CMH-9025
246 I'LL BE ALL SMILES TONIGHT CMH-9025
247 LEE HIGHWAY BLUES CMH-9025 CMH-9452
248 OLD JOE COON CMH-9025
249 DOWN IN UNION COUNTY CMH-9025 CMH-5903
250 SILVER BELL/RED WING CMH-9025
251 WABASH CANNONBALL CMH-9025
252 FORKED DEER CMH-9025
253 TENNESSEE WALTZ CMH-9025
254 SECRET LOVE CMH-9025
255 PUT YOUR LITTLE FOOT CMH-9025
256 SUNNY SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN CMH-9025
257 DOWN YONDER CMH-9025
258 SOMEONE TOOK MY PLACE WITH YOU CMH-9025
259 LIFE IN THE FINLAND WOODS CMH-9025
260 SOLDIER'S JOY CMH-9025
261 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND CMH-9025
262 OVER THE RAINBOW CMH-9025
263 DON‘T GO TO SLEEP ON THE ROAD CMH-1536
264 CMH-6256 TOUCH OF THE FIDDLE CMH-1536
ca late 1970s Vassar Studio, Mount Juliet, TN – Benny Martin (coll. Pers. For 1941: Benny Martin [fiddle/gt], Don Thomson [gt/banjo], Thayne Bradford [gt/ mandolin], Odell Martin [gt], Mark Howard [gt], Ron Elliott/ Jim Baker [steel], Burt Hoffman [drums], Henry Thomson/ Vassar Clements [fiddle], Little Willie Rainsford [piano], Calaway Sisters, Judie Baker, Jeannie Seely [bck vcl])
265 ANOTHER WORLD AGO Red Sundown 1941
266 IT'S MY LIES Red Sundown 1941
ca late 1970s Don's Recording Studio, Rolla, MO – Benny Martin (coll. Pers. For 1941: Benny Martin [fiddle/gt], Don Thomson [gt/banjo], Thayne Bradford [gt/ mandolin], Odell Martin [gt], Mark Howard [gt], Ron Elliott/ Jim Baker [steel], Burt Hoffman [drums], Henry Thomson/ Vassar Clements [fiddle], Little Willie Rainsford [piano], Calaway Sisters, Judie Baker, Jeannie Seely [bck vcl])
267 ME AND MY FIDDLE Red Sundown 1941
268 DON'T LET YOUR DEAL GO DOWN Red Sundown 1941
269 BENNY'S MAMA Red Sundown 1941
270 BENNY MARTIN'S STYLE Red Sundown 1941
271 DANCIN' FIDDLE WALTZ Red Sundown 1941
272 BENNY'S TENNESSEE ROCK Red Sundown 1941
273 TEXAS DANCIN' BOOTS Red Sundown 1941
271 SLIPPING AROUND Red Sundown 1941
1997 Nashville, TN – Benny Martin, * and Laura Weber and Mike Martin, ** and John Hartford
272 BLUE WRITING ON WHITE PAPER OMS 25010-2
273 RIGHT MELODY* OMS 25010-2
274 MONEY UP FRONT** OMS 25010-2
275 WILL I EVER BE HAPPY BEING LONESOME OMS 25010-2
1997 Treasure Isle Recorders, 2808 Azalea Place, Nashville, TN – Benny Martin (Crystal Gayle [vcl], Charlie Cushman [gt], Terry Eldredge [gt], Ronnie Reno [gt], Brian Sutton [gt], John Hartford [banjo/fiddle], Hugh Moore [banjo], Jerry Douglas/Josh Graves [dobro], Buck White [mandolin/piano], Ronnie McCoury/Dale Reno [mandolin], Buddy Emmons [pedal steel], Mark Fain/Mike Bub [bass], Buddy Spicher [fiddle/viola], Ricky Skaggs [fiddle], Alison Krauss [bck vcl])
276 ONE WAY OR THE OTHER OMS 25080-2
277 EACH DAY OMS 25080-2
278 ON MY WAY OMS 25080-2
279 ME AND MY FIDDLE OMS 25080-2
280 SLIM CHANCE OMS 25080-2
281 ANOTHER WORLD AGO OMS 25080-2
282 TOO CARELESS TO KNOW OMS 25080-2
283 FIVE BY EIGHT OMS 25080-2
284 TENNESSEE MOON OMS 25080-2
285 HILLMAN OMS 25080-2
286 TWO O'CLOCK OMS 25080-2

ALBUMS
Starday SLP-131 Country Music's Sensational Entertainer
: Me And My Fiddle; Her Baby Girl; Hobo; Carry Me Home; Fiddlers Waltz; I've Got A Reason; Big Tiger Special; Pretty Girl; A Dime’s Worth Of Dreams; You Are The One; No One But You; Clouds Without Water; Out-Cast; Tennessee Rag – 01-61
Wing MGW-12289-W/SRW-16289-W Old Time Fiddlin' And Singin': Coming Attractions; Me And My Fiddle; (By The) Law Of My Heart; To Cry The Blues Each Day; Slim Chance; Lover Of The Town; I'm Right And You're Wrong; Girls, Girls; I'm Checking Out; Take My Word – 12-64
Hilltop JM/JS-6034e Benny Martin and Bobby Sykes: [Benny Martin:] Her Baby Girl; I'm Gonna Cry; Big Footed Dan; Big Tiger Ramble; Dimes Worth Of Dreams; [Bobby Sykes:] Good Girl Bad; Long Lonesome Road; I Should Start Running; Run Johnny Run; A Place For Girls Like You – 65
Cabin Creek 204 Bluegrass Gospel Favorites: Glory To His Name; Keep On The Sunny Side; I'll Live On; The Old Rugged Cross; Hold Fast To The Right; Little White Church; I Heard My Mother Call My Name In Prayer; The Sweet Bye And Bye; He Will Set Your Fields Afire; Lonesome Valley; I'll Fly Away; What A Friend We Have In Jesus; What Would You Give In Exchange; Hold To God's Unchanging Hand; Take Up Thy Cross; Won't It Be Wonderful There; That Beautiful Picture; Swing Low Sweet Chariot; Where He Leads Me I Will Follow; Chapel In The Valley – 65 w. Don Reno
Power Pak PO-223 The Greatest Hits Of Benny Martin: Me And My Fiddle; Crackin' Country Corn; Sinful Cinderella; If I Can Stay Away Long Enough; Old London Town; Three Hundred Thousand Unmarried Women; Orange Blossom Special; Rosebuds And You; Fireball; Ice Cold Love; Falling Star; Always Need Me - 73
Lamb and Lion LLC-4003 Rollin': Me and My Fiddle; Queen of the Bluegrass; Wino Fiddle Man; Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms; The Bush and the Rose; Long Hollow; ; Ice Cold Love; One Drink is Too Many; Lester, Bill and Earl; I'm On My Way; Milwaukee Here I Come; God's Little People - 74
Flying Fish FF-012 Tennessee Jubilee: Lester, Bill And Earl; Sunny Side Of The Mountain; Windows Of My Mind; Will You Be Lonesome Too?; Someone Took My Place With You; Six White Horses; Bonaparte's Retreat; Smell Good On Sunday; That's A Good Enough Reason; Pig In The Pen; If I Had My Life To Live Over; Ice Cold Love; One Drink Is Too Many; Crag Rock Pass – 75 w. Lester Flatt
CMH CMH-9006 Fiddle Collection: Mule Skinner Blues; Sweet Bunch Of Daisies; Alabama Jubilee; Home Sweet Home; Little Footprints In The Snow; Georgiana Moon; Back Up And Push; Flint Hill Special; Blue Moon Of Kentucky; Bile 'Em Cabbage Down; Salty Dog Blues; Fiddler's Dream; Dueling Fiddles; Lara's Theme; Black Mountain Rag; Under The Double Eagle; How Will I Explain About You; Beautiful Dreamer; Foggy Mountain Breakdown; Ragtime Annie; Fire On The Mountain; Bury Me Beneath The Willow; Cotton Eyed Joe; Sunny Side Of The Mountain; Night Train To Memphis – ca. 10-76 (reissued in 2007 on CMH CD-9452 with 3 previously issued bonus tracks: Freight Train Blues; Cruisin' on the Blue Danube; Lee Highway Blues)
CMH CMH-6218 Turkey In The Grass: Turkey In The Grass; I Love You A Thousand Ways; Freight Train; Dixie On My Mind; Wash'n'Wear Conscience; Poison Love; Oh Baby Mine; Who's Gonna Hold You When I'm Gone; Mocking Bird Hill; Always Late; I Can Hear The Hallelujahs In The Air – 15-11-77
Flying Fish FF-095 Slumberin' On The Cumberland: Slumberin' On The Cumberland; Greenback Dollar ; Careless Love; Love In Vain; If I Can Stay Always Long Enough; Hillman; Southern Moon; I Can Read Between The Lines In Your Letters; Blue Writin' On White Paper; First Fall Of Snow; Fiddle Faddle; Go Fall Asleep Now – 12-07-79 John Hartford, Pat Burton, Benny Martin
CMH CMH-9019 Big Daddy Of The Fiddle and Bow: The Star Spangled Banner; I'll Go Steppin' Too; Nobody's Darlin' But Mine; Benny's Waltz; Feelin' Good; East Nashville Robbery; Will The Circle Be Unbroken; Beneath The Old Rugged Cross; 1814; Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star; Cruisin' On The Blue Danube; Dim Lights, Thick Smoke; When I Grow Too Old To Dream; Fiddler's Birthday Party; Golden Slippers; Whispering Hope; Payday In The Army; Canaan Land (I'm On My Way); God Bless America – 01-11-79
CMH CMH-9025 The Great American Fiddle Collection: Liberty; Sweet Bunch Of Daisies; Hornpipe Medley. Sailor's/Durang's/Rickett's/Fisher's; If I Should Wander Back Tonight; Nashville Girls; Georgiana Moon; San Antonio Rose; Bitter Creek; I'll Be All Smiles Tonight; Lee Highway Blues; Old Joe Coon; Down In Union County; Silver Bell/Red Wing; Wabash Cannonball; Forked Deer; Tennessee Waltz; Secret Love; Put Your Little Foot; Sunny Side Of The Mountain; Down Yonder; Someone Took My Place With You; Life In The Finland Woods; Soldier's Joy; Love Letters In The Sand; Over The Rainbow – 31-10-80 w. Buddy Spicher
Marathon [CAN] MMS-76057 Southern Bluegrass Fiddle: Twinkle Little Star; Back Up And Push; Martin's Waltz; Bonapart's Retreat;  Pig In The Pen; Fire On The Mountain; Fiddler's Dream; Regina Lee Waltz; Katie Hill; Crag Rock Tenn.; Sweet Bunch Of Daisies; Orange Blossom Special – 80  (Reissued on Heritage HCD-4465 in 2001)
Cowgirlboy [GER] LP-5137 Star of the Grand Ole Opry: I'm Right And You're Wrong; Who Put Those Tears In My Eyes; The Thirteenth Of May; Tryin' To Chase These Blues Away; You Know That I Know; Yes, It's True; (Little Darlin') Give Me One More Chance; You're Guilty Darling; Ice Cold Love [1]; That's What I'll Do To You; If I Didn't Have A Conscience; Take My Word; The Lover Of The Town; Whippoorwill; True Christmas*; Border Baby* – 94 (MGM, Mercury, *Country Style USA recordings)
Red Sundown 1941 Greatest Sounds: Me And My Fiddle; Don't Let Your Deal Go Down; Benny's Mama; Another World Ago; It's My Lies; Benny Martin's Style; Dancin' Fiddle Waltz; Benny's Tennessee Rock; Texas Dancin' Boots; Slipping Around – 22-10-99
Red Sundown 1956 Lover Of The Town: Ice Cold Love; Slim Chance; Lover Of The Town; From A Blonde To A Redhead; Girls, Girls; Me And My Fiddle; Take My Word; I'm Right And You're Wrong; Read Between The Lines; Who Put Those Tears; Orange Blossom Special*; Secret Of Your Heart – 14-12-99 (also as Polygram 432-561 936-2, *probably Stanley Brothers 1957 recording)
OMS 25010-2 The "Big Tiger" Roars Again (Part 1) – A Tribute To Benny Martin: Good Enough Reason - Terry Eldridge; Checkin' Out on You - Del McCoury; Where Is Your Heart Tonight - John Hartford; Blue Writing on White Paper - Benny Martin; Right Melody, The - Laura Weber/Mike Martin/Benny Martin; Ice Cold Love - Buck White; Money up Front - John Hartford/Benny Martin; Secret of Your Heart - Crystal Gayle; Father Alone - Johnny Russell; . I Can Read Between the Lines - Jim and Jesse; Will I Ever Be Happy Being Lonesome - Benny Martin; If I Could Stay Away Long Enough - Vince Gill; . You Know That I Know - Bobby Osborne; Lover of the Town - Tom T. Hall – 27-07-99
Heritage Music [CAN] HCD-4465 Southern Bluegrass Fiddle: Twinkle Little Star; Pig In The Pen; Fire On The Mountain; Back Up and Push; Bonaparte's Retreat; Fiddler's Dream; Regina Lee Waltz; Katie Hill; Crag Rock Tennessee;Sweet Bunch of Daisies;Orange Blossom Special – 80 (all tracks from Marathon MMS 76057)
OMS 25080-2 The "Big Tiger" Roars Again (Part 2): One Way Or The Other; Each Day; On My Way; Me And My Fiddle; Slim Chance; Another World Ago; Too Careless To Know; Five By Eight; Tennessee Moon; Hillman; Two O'Clock – 27-11-01
Gusto GT7-2119 Bluegrass Fiddle/22 Favorites:  Rosebuds And You;  Hello City Limits;  Fireball; 300,000 Unmarried Women In Georgia; Tennessee Rag; Barn Dance Jubilee; Don't Let Your Deal Go Down;  Fiddle In The Bluegrass; Brown's Ferry Blues*; Sweet Bunch Of Daisies; Outcast; Orange Blossom Special;One Way Or The Other;  I'll Never Get Over Losing You;  Pretty Girl; Back Up And Push; If I Can Stay Away Long Enough; Other Me;  Twin Fiddle Waltz*; Clouds Without Rain;  No One But You; Carry Me Home – 09 (*previously unissued)
BACM [UK] CD D 298 Just Me And My Fiddle: Just Me And My Fiddle; So Blue To Cry; Untrue You; If I Can Stay Away Long Enough; Take My Word; Who Put Those Tears In Your Eyes; Yes It's True; I'm Right And You're Wrong; If I Didn't Have A Conscience; You're Guilty Darlin'; Do Me A Favour; Phoebe Snow; The Thirteenth Of May; Tryin' To Chase These Blues Away; Girls, Girls; I'm Checkin' Out; Coming Attractions; By The Law Of My Heart; To Cry The Blues Each Day; Goin' Down The Road; Top Gun; Little Darlin' Give Me One More Chance; That's What I'll Do To You; Border Baby; My Fortune - 10

SINGLES
Pioneer (1946)
630 Just Me And My Fiddle / So Blue To Cry – 46 w. Hillous Butrum
MGM (1950-51)
K 10912 Where Is Your Heart Tonight? / Midnight Flyer - 02-51
K 11138 The Thirteenth Of May / Trying To Chase These Blues Away - 01-52 w. Skeets Yaney
Mercury (1954-56)
70476-X45 The Secret Of Your Heart / (I Can) Read Between The Lines - 10-54
70508-X45 Me And My Fiddle / The Law Of My Heart - 11-54
70560-x45 You Know That I Know / Ice Cold Love - 03-55
70631x45 That's What I'll Do To You / Give Me One More Chance - 05-55
70664x45 Take My Word / Who Put Those Tears In Your Eyes - 07-55
70731x45 Yes, It's True / I'm Right And You're Wrong - 10-55
70794x45 If I Didn't Have A Conscience / You're Guilty, Darlin' - 02-56
70883x45 Whip-Poor-Will / Lover Of The Town - ca. 16-06-56
RCA Victor (1957)
47-6855 That's The Story Of My Life / Look What You've Done - 03-57
47-7003 The Torch Of Love / I Saw Your Face In The Moon - 08-57
47-7100 Phoebe Snow / Do Me A Favor - 11-57
Gulf Reef (1958)
GR-1005 The Man Next Door / Thinking About Love - 58
Decca (1958)
9-30712 Border Baby / My Fortune - 08-58
9-30935 The Untrue You / If I Can Stay Away Long Enough - 07-59
9-31050 Top Gun / Going Down This Road - 02-60
Starday (1960-65)
45-507 Her Baby Girl / Hobo - 07-60
45-519 A Dime’s Worth Of Dreams / Pretty Girl - 10-60 (rev. Oct. 31)
45-536 You Are The One / No One But You - 03-61
623 Rosebuds And You / Sinful Cinderella - 04-63
Sparton 4-1179-R Rosebuds And You / Down In The Shinnery – 06-63 (Canadian issue)
646 Down In The Shinnery / Two Take Away, One Equals Lonesome - 10-63
705 The Other Me / Stick Your Finger In A Glass Of Water - 12-64
7024 Gooseball Brown / Radar Blues - ca. 04-65
725 Weekend Willie / One Way Or The Other - 07-65
743 Hello City Limits / I'll Never Get Over Loving You - 12-65
(EPs)
SEP-130 Sparta Waltz + tracks by other artists - 60
SEP-189 (Benny Martin:) Strike Up The Bow / Barn Dance Jubilee / Country Music Time / (Chubby Wise and The Rainbow Ranch Boys:) Opry Fiddler's Blues / Cacklin' Hen / Whistlin' Rufus - 59
SEP 240 Christmas Songs Country Style: The Willis Brothers - Y’All Come;  Red Sovine - Christmas Love Song; Benny Martin - Droopy Little Christmas Tree;  The Willis Brothers - Hitch Up The Wagon; Red Sovine - Is There Really A Santa Claus; The Willis Brothers - Jingle Jill and Jangle Joe - 64
Antenna (1965)
6436 Soldier's Prayer In Vietnam / Five By Eight - 65 w. Don Reno
Astro (ca.1966)
109 Darling Goodbye / This Is Why I Love You – ca.66
JAB (1967)
45-9002 I'm A Father Alone / Salvation Army - 67
Stop (1967-69)
ST-146 Who Wants To Catch Falling Star / Ice Cold Heart - 12-67
ST-182 If I Can Stay Away Long Enough / Don't Let Your Deal Go Down - 06-68
ST-262 Here's 30.000 Unmarried Women / Old London Town - 04-69
Fiddle and Bow (unknown, poss. late 60's)
755 Me And My Fiddle / Orange Blossom Special - w. Rudy Lyle
K-Ark (1971)
K 1011 Brother In War / Chico Gonzales O'Greer - 71
MGM (1972-73)
K 14485 Mona Lisa / When She Cries - 01-73
K 14556 From A Blond To A Redhead / His Burdens Are Greater Than Mine -05-73
CMH (1976-79)
CMH-1506 Dueling Fiddles / Lara's Theme From Doctor Zhivago - 76
CMH-1536 Don't Go To Sleep On The Road / Touch Of The Fiddle – 01-12-80

There are also following singles which are probably by other artist
Hi
45-2062 My Lifetime Loving You / I Love You Too Much - 63
Phono (1978)
2667 Ole Time Woman / Ole Timey Song - 78


Ted Newton



By Jim Loessberg, Praguefrank

SESSIONS
1963 unknown, VA - Ted Newton and The Tennessee Rhythm Boys
001 11195 SHACKLES ON MY HEART Bellwood 11195/6
002 11196 SAVE ME THE LABEL Bellwood 11195/6
1964 unknown, VA – Ted Newton
003 SO 1887 TENNESSEE RHYTHM Salem A-M 530
004 SO 18888 WALKIN‘ DOWN THE ROAD A-M 530
1960s RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins St., Nashville, TN – Ted Newton (Producer: Ted Newton)
005 TALK ABOUT ME Rold 002
006 BLOWIN ’IN THE WIND Rold 002
1960s Nashville, TN – Ted Newton
007 J-24-A JUST CALL ME LONESOME Jem 98-J-525
008 J-24-B SHE’S LEARNED TO LIVE WITH ME Jem 98-J-525
Early 1970s Nashville, TN – Ted Newton
009 IT'S NATURAL Fig 003
010 IS IT ANY WONDER Fig 004


SINGLES
Bellwood (1963)
11195/6 Shackles On My heart / Save Me The Label - 63
Salem (1964)
A-M 530 Tennessee Rhythm / Walkin‘ Down The Road - 64
JEM
98-J-525 Just Call Me Lonesome / She’s Learned To Live With Me – 6-
Rold
002 Talk About Me  / Blowin' In The Wind – 6-
Fig
003 It's Natural / Is It Any Wonder – 7-


Lynn Pratt



*1927 Lexington, KY
By Vaclav Zpatecka, Praguefrank

SESSIONS
Poss. 1956 Sun Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Lynn Pratt
001 IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU  Sun unissued/CPCD 8137
1956 WSIX Radio Statiom Nashville, TN – Lynn Pratt
002 LP 1 TOM CAT BOOGIE Hornet 1000 Stomper Time EP/Collector CLS 2304 CLCD 4438 PROPERBOX 122 Stomper Time CD 22
003 LP 2 AT NIGHT TIME Hornet 1000 Stomper Time EP
1959 unknown – Lynn Pratt And The Tom Cats
004 LP 3 TORUBLES Hornet 1001 Stomper Time EP /CLS 2304
005 LP 4 I DON’T NEED Hornet 1001 Stomper Time EP
1959 unknown – Lynn Pratt And His Rhythm Cats
006 LP 5 THEY’RE LEARNING 1002 Stomper Time EP /CLS 2304 CLCD 4438 LGR 5798 CD 22 SLP 822
007 LP 6 COME HERE MAMA 1002 Stomper Time EP/CLS 2304 CLCD 4438 CD 22 SLP 831
1959 unknown – Lynn Pratt with Jubilaires Quartet
008 RED HEADED WOMAN 1003/CLS 2304 CLCD 4438
009 I CIRED ALL NIGHT  1003
Lynn Pratt recorded an album in 1970s, details unknown

Various artists references:
COLLECTOR CLS 2304 SUPER ROCK’A’BILLY (NED, 1975)
SUNROCK SLP 822 ROCK’N’ROLL JAMBOREE (SWE, 1982)
SUNROCK SLP 831 ROCK’N’ROLL JAMBOREE, VOL. 2 (SWE, 1983)
COLLECTOR CLCD 4438 ROCKABILLY HOODLUMS, VOL. 1 (NED, 1997)
LOST GOLD LGR 5798 ORIGINAL HISTORIC ROCKABILLY CLASSICS (1998)
CHALY CPCD 8137 UNISSUED SUN MASTERS (UK, 1998)
STOMPER TIME STCD 22  HOT ROCKIN' MUSIC FROM TENNESSEE, VOL. 2: THE WESTWOOD RECORDING COMPANY STORY (UK, 2006)
PROPER PROBERPOX 122 CLASSIC ROCKABILLY (UK, 2007)


ALBUMS
Honky Tonk Style in Old Traditional Style – 7- Lynn Pratt And Friends (details unknown)

EPs
Stomper Time ? Lynn Pratt:  They're Learning;  Come Here Mama;  Red Headed Woman /  Tom Cat Boogie;  Troubles;  The Saints

SINGLES
Hornet (1959)
1000 Tom Cat Boogie / At Night Time – 56
1001 Troubles / I Don’t Need – 59
1002 They're Learning /  Come Here Mama - 59
1003 Red Headed Woman / I Cried All Night - 59