Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Jim Ringer



*29-02-1936 Yell County, AR, +17-03-1992
2nd version

By Praguefrank
SESSIONS

ca September 1972 unknown – Jim Ringer (Jim Ringer, Mary McCaslin, Jay Ungar, Jon Wilcox, Red Crummy, Jane Voss, Ed Hamlett, Nancy Katz, Caroline Paton)
001 WAITIN' FOR THE HARD TIMES TO GO Folk-Legacy FSI-47
002 PARADISE Folk-Legacy FSI-47
003 EVERY BUSH AND TREE Folk-Legacy FSI-47
004 TOWSER JENKINS Folk-Legacy FSI-47
005 I GOTTA GET DRUNK Folk-Legacy FSI-47
006 GRANNY'S SONG Folk-Legacy FSI-47
007 CALIFORNIA JOE Folk-Legacy FSI-47
008 DREARY BLACK HILLS Folk-Legacy FSI-47
009 GROUND SO POOR THAT GRASS WON'T GROW Folk-Legacy FSI-47
010 OLD BILL PICKETT Folk-Legacy FSI-47
011 GOING AWAY Folk-Legacy FSI-47
012 GIRL I LEFT BEHIND Folk-Legacy FSI-47
013 BLACK WATERS Folk-Legacy FSI-47
014 I BELIEVE IF I LIVE MY LIFE AGAIN Folk-Legacy FSI-47
1973 Earth Audio Techniques, Inc., North Ferrisburg, VT – Jim Ringer (Jim Ringer [vcl/gt], Mary McCaslin [rh gt/bck vcl], Martin Grosswendt [dobro/steel], Paul Combs [bass], Jay Ungar [fiddle/mandolin], Abby Newton [cello], Saul Broudy [harmonica], Doug McClaran [piano]. Producer: Jim Ringer, Michael Coufure)
015 WILLING Philo PH-1012
016 SMOKEY JOE Philo PH-1012
017 OPEN DOOR AT HOME Philo PH-1012 PHCD-1202
018 CONVICT Philo PH-1012
019 MUSIC MAN Philo PH-1012
020 BABY ROCKED HER DOLLY Philo PH-1012
021 GOOD TO GET HOME Philo PH-1012 PHCD-1202
022 STREAMLINED CANNONBALL Philo PH-1012 PHCD-1202
023 THEY'LL KNOW WHO I AM Philo PH-1012
024 BLUE DIAMOND MINES Philo PH-1012
025 JODY Philo PH-1012
026 OLD FATHER TIME Philo PH-1012
027 FALSE FRIENDS AT THE BAR Philo PH-1012
028 MY VALLEY'S RED VINE Philo PH-1012
1974 poss. Earth Audio Techniques, Inc., North Ferrisburg, VT – Jim Ringer (Jim Ringer [vcl/gt], David Bromberg [gt/mandolin], Martin Grosswendt [dobro/ bottleneck gt], Warren Nichols [steel/ trombone/ banjo], Alfred Getler/ Hugh McDonald, [bass], Steve Mosley [drums], Jay Unger [fiddle/hmny vcl], Doug McClaran [piano], Peter Ecklund [trumpet/ fluglehorn], Lyndon Hardy, Mary McCaslin [hmny vcl])
029 I KNOW YOU'RE MARRIED (BUT I LOVE YOU STILL) Philo PH-1021
030 AS LONG AS I LIVE Philo PH-1021
031 SAGINAW MICHIGAN Philo PH-1021 PHCD-1202
032 ANY OLD WIND THAT BLOWS Philo PH-1021 PHCD-1202
033 UNCLE PEN Philo PH-1021
034 MRS. DeLION'S LAMENT Philo PH-1021
035 NEW LEE HIGHWAY BLUES Philo PH-1021
036 TULSA Philo PH-1021 PHCD-1202
037 GOOD WOMAN'S LOVE Philo PH-1021
038 JIM'S CALIFORNIA BLUES Philo PH-1021
039 BATCHELOR'S HALL Philo PH-1021
040 SITTIN' ON TOP OF THE WORLD Philo PH-1021
February/March 1977 Earth Audio Techniques, Inc., North Ferrisburg, VT– Jim Ringer (Jim Ringer [vcl/rh gt], Mary McCaslin [ld gt/bck vcl], Lew London [dobro/ld gt/bck vcl], Winnie Winston [steel/ banjo], Tony Markellis [bass], Clark Pierson [drums], Jay Unger [fiddle/ mandolin], Abby Newton [cello], Saul Broudy [harmonica/hmny vcl], Doug McClaran [piano/el  piano], Peter Ecklund [horns], Priscilla Herdman [bck vcl])
041 THE HUBBARDVILLE STORE Philo PH-1047 PHCD-1202
042 RACHEL Philo PH-1047 PHCD-1202
043 THAT HAPPENS EVERY DAY IN TIJUANA Philo PH-1047
044 BAND OF JESSE JAMES Philo PH-1047 PHCD-1202
045 NEW HARMONY Philo PH-1047 PHCD-1202
046 KAY Philo PH-1047
047 BAD NEWS Philo PH-1047
048 SHE SANG HYMNS OUT OF TUNE Philo PH-1047
049 SEASONS OF MANCEAU Philo PH-1047
050 BILL'S JUST A PICTURE Philo PH-1047
051 AMANDA Philo PH-1047 PHCD-1202
052 TRAMPS AND HAWKERS Philo PH-1047 PHCD-1202
September 1978/March 1978 Earth Audio Techniques, Inc., North Ferrisburg, VT – Mary McCaslin and Jim Ringer (Larry Blom [vcl/dobro], Ken Bloom [gt/Northumbrian small pipes/harp], Dick Fegy [el gt], Winnie Winston [steel], Jay Ungar [mandolin/fiddle/ synthesizer], Tony Markellis [bass], Billy Mundi/Steve Mosley [drums/percussion])
053 COPPERFIELDS Philo PH-1055
054 MAMA LOU Philo PH-1055
055 I DON'T BELIEVE YOU'VE MET MY BABY Philo PH-1055
056 STRAWBERRY ROAN Philo PH-1055
057 CANAAN'S LAND Philo PH-1055
058 RANK STRANGERS Philo PH-1055
059 GERONIMO'S CADILLAC Philo PH-1055
060 THE BRAMBLE AND THE ROSE Philo PH-1055 PHCD-1149
061 LONESOME ROAD Philo PH-1055
062 STAGES OF MY LIFE Philo PH-1055
063 OH DEATH Philo PH-1055
064 HIT THE ROAD JACK Philo PH-1055
poss. 1970s Criterion Studio, Hollywood, CA – Jim Ringer
065 RANK STRANGERS Philo PHCD-1202
066 STRAWBERRY ROAN Philo PHCD-1202
1981 Criterion Studio, Los Angeles, CA – Jim Ringer (Jim Ringer [gt] + The Dillards (Rodney Dillard [gt/vcl], Dean Webb [mandolin/vcl], Joe Villegas [bass/vcl], Eddie Ponder [drums] Pete Grand [steel]) + The Burrito Brothers (Gib Guilbeau [fiddle/vcl], John Beland [gt/vcl], Skip Battin [bass] + Sneaky Pete Kleinow [steel]) + The Hot Band (Glen D. Hardin [keyboard], Emory Gordy, Jr. [bass], Billy Thomas [drums] + Bob Bigelow [mandolin], Mickey McGee [drums], Mogan Stoddard [keyboard/accordion], Linda Dillard, Herb Pedersen [bck vcl]. Producer: Larry Murray)
067 ROSEVILLE FAIR Flying Fish FF-242
068 BUGLER Flying Fish FF-242
069 WILD HORSES Flying Fish FF-242
070 DUSTY DESERT WIND Flying Fish FF-242 Philo PHCD-1202
071 STILL GOT THAT LOOK Flying Fish FF-242 Philo PHCD-1202
072 FAMILY TREE Flying Fish FF-242
073 BRAND NEW JOLE BLON Flying Fish FF-242
074 LINDA'S OOUT THERE ON HER OWN Flying Fish FF-242 Philo PHCD-1202
075 BAYOU BLUES Flying Fish FF-242
076 WHISKEY AND COCAINE Flying Fish FF-242


ALBUMS
Folk Legacy FSI-47 Waitin' For The Hard Times To Go
: Waitin' For The Hard Times To Go; Paradise; Every Bush And Tree; Towser Jenkins; I Gotta Get Drunk; Granny's Song; California Joe; Dreary Black Hills; Ground So Poor That Grass Won't Grow; Old Bill Pickett; Going Away; The Girl I Left Behind; Black Waters; I Believe If I Live My Life Again - 72
Philo 1012 Good To Get Home: Willing; Smokey Joe; Open Door At Home; The Convict; Music Man; Baby Rocked Her Dolly; Good To Get Home; Streamlined Cannonball; They'll Know Who I Am; Blue Diamond Mines; Jody; Old Father Time; False Friends At The Bar; My Valley's Red Vine – 07-74
Philo 1021 Any Old Wind That Blows: I Know You're Married But I Love You Still; As Long As I Live; Saginaw, Michigan; Any Old Wind; Uncle Pen; Mrs.Delions' Lament; New Lee Highway Blues; Tulsa; Good Woman's Love; Jim's California Blues; Batchelor's Hall; Sittin' On Top Of The World - 75
Philo PH-1047 Tramps And Hawkers: The Hubbardville Store; Rachael; (That Happens Every Day) In Tijuana; The Band Of Jesse James; New Harmony; Kay; Bad News; She Sang Hymns Out Of Tune; The Seasons Of Manceau; Bill's Just A Picture; Amanda; Tramps And Hawkes – 15-08-77
Philo PH-1055 The Bramble And The Rose: Copperfields; Mama Lou; I Don't Believe You've Met My Baby; Strawberry Roan; Canaan's Land; Rank Strangers; Geronimo's Cadillac; The Bramble And The Rose; Lonesome Road; Stages Of My Life; Oh Death; Hit The Road Jack – 15-11-78 w. Mary McCaslin
Flying Fish FF-242 Endangered Species: Roseville Fair; Bugler; Wild Horses; Wild Women; Dusty Desert Wind; Still Get That Look; Family Tree; Brand New Jole Blon; Linda's Out There On Her Own; Bayou Blues; Whiskey And Cocaine - 81
Philo CD PH-1202 The Band Of Jesse James/The Best Of Jim Ringer: The Streamlined Cannonball; Open Door at Home; Good to Get Home; Saginaw, Michigan; Tulsa; Any Old Wind; Rachel; Tramps and Hawkers; New Hormony; The Hubbardville Store; The Band of Jesse James; Amanda; Dusty Desert Wind; Still Got That Look; Linda's on Her Own; Rank Strangers*; Strawberry Roan* – 16-07-96  (*previously unissued)

Jimmy Ford



*23-08-1941 Johnson County, KE, +18-11-2007
By Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli

SESSIONS
January 1967 Los Angeles, CA – Jim Ford
001 DF-167-738 LINDA COMES RUNNING Mustang 3025/BCD 16777
002 DF-167-739 RAMONA 3027/BCD 16777
003 DF-167-740 SING WITH LINDA Mustang 3025
Spring 1968 Los Angeles, CA – Jimmy Forde
004 HANGIN' FROM YOUR LOVIN' TREE Flick City FC 3000 /BCD 16777
005 CRAZY CAJUN CAKE WALK BAND Flick City FC 3000
1968 Los Angeles, CA – Jimmy Forde
006 LOOK AGAIN Flick City 3001/BCD 16777
007 I’M SO THANKFUL 3001
1969 Los Angeles, CA – Jim Ford (Jim Ford [vcl/gt], James Burton [gt], Gerry McGee [gt],
Jim Keltner [drums], Dr. John [organ])
008 I'M GONNA MAKE HER LOVE ME Sundown JHS 1002 LITA 068 BCD 16777
009 JH0009 HARLAN COUNTY Sundown SD-115/JHS 1002 LITA 068 BCD 16777
010 JH0010 CHANGIN' COLORS Sundown SD-115/JHS 1002 LITA 068 BCD 16777
011 DR. HANDY'S DANDY CANDY Sundown SD-114/JHS 1002 LITA 068 BCD 16777
012 LOVE ON MY BRAIN Sundown SD-114 SD-116/JHS 1002 LITA 068 BCD 16777
013 LONG ROAD AHEAD Sundown JHS 1002 LITA 068 BCD 16777
014 UNDER CONSTRUCTION Sundown JHS 1002 LITA 068 BCD 16777
015 WORKIN' MY WAY TO L.A. Sundown JHS 1002 LITA 068 BCD 16777
016 SPOONFUL Sundown JHS 1002 LITA 068 BCD 16777
017 TO MAKE MY LIFE BEAUTIFUL Sundown SD-116/JHS 1002 LITA 068 BCD 16777
6 July 1970* [no 18650] Los Angeles, CA – Jim Ford
018 74829 COMMUNICATION Capitol unissued
019 74830 YOU JUST -A (SWEET BABY MINE) BCD 16978 BCD 16993 [edited:] ST-588
020 74831 BIG MOUTH U.S.A. ST-588 BCD 16777 BCD 16978
021 74832 MIXED GREEN  unissued/BCD 16777
022 74833 RISING SIGN ST-588 BCD 16978
023 74834 LOUISIANA MAN unissued
024 74835 DON'T HOLD BACK WHAT YOU FEEL  unissued/BCD 16993
025 74836 GO THROUGH SUNDAY ST-588 BCD 16777 BCD 16978 [slow version:] BCD 16993
026 74837 WHICH WAY DOES LIFE GO  unissued
027 74838 HARRY HIPPY ST-588 BCD 16978 BCD 16993
028 74839 YOU,YOU,YOU  unissued
029 74840 I WONDER WHAT THEY'LL DO WITH TODAY ST-588 BCD 16777 BCD 16978
030 74841 THIRTY-SIX INCHES HIGH ST-588 BCD 16777 BCD 16978
031 74842 NELLIE OF KENTUCKY  unissued
032 74843 POINT OF NO RETURN ST-588 BCD 16978 BCD 16993
033 74844 FARMER BROWN  unissued
034 74845 JUJU MAN  unissued
035 74846 SOMEDAY CINDY  unissued
036 74847 CRAZY CAJUN  unissued
037 74848 NICKY HOKEY  unissued
038 74849 I'M AHEAD IF I CAN QUIT WHILE I'M BEHIND unissued/BCD 16993
039 74850 MY BROTHER WAS AN ONLY CHILD unissued
040 74851 FOLSOM PRISON BLUES unissued
041 75250 THE SOUNDS OF OUR TIME  ST-588 BCD 16777 BCD 16978
042 75251 CHAIN GANG ST-588 BCD 16777 BCD 16978
043 75345 WHICH WAY WILL THE WIND BLOW?  Unissued
*filling date
Btw 1967-1973 Los Angeles, CA – Jim Ford
044 SHE TURNS THE RADIO ON  BCD 16777
045 HAPPY SONGS SELL RECORDS, SAD SONGS SELL BEER  BCD 16777
046 IT TAKES TWO (TO MAKE ONE) BCD 16777
047 MILL VALLEY BCD 16993
048 JUST CAUSE I CAN BCD 16993
049 STOPPIN’TO START BCD 16993
050 IT’S MY LIFE BCD 16993
051 OF YOU CAN GET AWAY (SHE DON’T NEED ME LIKE I NEED YOU) BCD 16993
ca May 1973 Los Angeles, CA – Jim Ford (Producer: Jim Ford)
052 MB-27490 RISING SUN Paramount PAA 0258/BCD 16777 BCD 16786 
May-October 1973 Los Angeles, CA – Jim Ford (Producer: Jim Ford)
053 HE TURNS MY RADIO ON Paramount unissued/BCD 16786  BCD 16993
054 FAMILY TREE Paramount unissued/BCD 16786 
055 MIXED GREEN Paramount unissued/BCD 16786 
056 I CALL HER BABY Paramount unissued/BCD 16786 
057 IF THERE'S A WILL THERE'S A WAY Paramount unissued/BCD 16786 
058 IF I GO COUNTRY Paramount unissued/BCD 16786  BCD 16993
059 BIG BOUQUET OF ROSES Paramount unissued/BCD 16786  BCD 16993
060 WHICHA WAY Paramount unissued/BCD 16786 BCD 16993
ca October 1973 Los Angeles, CA – Jim Ford (Producer: Jim Ford)
061 BCD 27946 BIG MOUTH USA Paramount PAA 0258/BCD 16777 BCD 16786 



ALBUMS

Sundown JHS-1002 Harlan County: Harlan County; I'm Gonna Make Her Love Me; Changin' Colors; Dr. Handy's Dandy Candy; Love on My Brain; Long Road Ahead; Under Construction; Workin' My Way to L.A.; Spoonful; To Make My Life Beautiful – 69 (reissued on Light in The Attic LITA 068 in 2011)
Capitol ST 588 Jim Ford: The Sounds Of Our Time; Big Mouth USA; Chain Gang; Thirty Six Inches High; Wonder What They'll Do With Today; Point Of No Return; Harry Hippy;  Go Through Sunday; You Just-A (Sweet Baby Mine); Rising Sign – 70-unissued (issued in 2009 on Bear Family [GER] BCD 16978  The Unissued Capitol Album)
Bear Family [GER] BCD 16777  The Sounds of Our Time : The Harlan County Album, Rare Singles and Previously Unreleased Masters: Harlan County; I'm Gonna Make Her Love Me; Changing Colors; Dr Handy's Dandy Candy; Love On My Brain; Long Road Ahead; Under Construction; Working My Way To LA; Spoonful; To Make My Life Beautiful; Big Mouth USA (Slow Version); 36 Inches High; Sounds Of Our Time; Chain Gang; I Wonder What They'll Do With Today; Go Through Sunday; She Turns My Radio On; Mixed Green; Happy Songs Sell Records, Sad Songs Sell Beer; It Takes Two (To Make One); Big Mouth USA (Uptempo Version); Rising Sign; Linda Comes Running; Ramona; Hanging From Your Lovin' Tree  - 07
Bear Family [GER] BCD 16993 Point of No Return: Previously Unreleased Masters, a Lost 45 and Rare Demos: I'm Ahead If I Can While I'm Behind;  Point Of No Return;  Harry Hippie; Go Through Sunday (slow version);Sweet Baby Mine (You Just A...); Look Again; Mill Valley; Just Cause I Can; Stoppin' To Start; Don't Hold Back What You Feel; It's My Life; If I Go Country; Big Bouquet Of Roses; He Turns My Radio On (sacred version); Whicha Way (I Wonder What They'll Do With Today) 1973 version; If You Can Get Away (She Don't Need Me Like I Need You)  - 08
Bear Family [GER] BCD 16786 Big Mouth USA: The Unissued Paramount Album: Big Mouth USA; He Turns My Radio On; Family Tree; Mixed Green; Rising Sign; I Call Her Baby; If There's a Will There's a Way; If I Go Country; Big Bouquet of Roses; Whicha Way – 30-035-09
Bear Family [GER] BCD 17257  Demolition Expert: Rare Acoustic Demos: Looking Over My Shoulder (Still Alright After All); We're Not Burning Bridges (We're Just Lighting The Flames); Heartaches By The Number; I'd Be Ahead If I Could Quit While I'm Behind; Throwing Footballs At Airplanes; It's Just A Picture Show;Out Of School, Educated Fools; L.A. Girl; Tonight; Happy Man; A Couple More Years; Ridin' On My Skateboard; Precious Jewel/Long Black Limousine; Demolition Expert/Under Construction; Looking Over My Shoulder (Still Alright After All) Version 2; Ju Ju Man; You Win Again; Just Cause I Can; Jessie; Go Through Sunday; You Can't Take It With You; She's Got Her Own Way; Happy Songs Sell Records, Sad Songs Sell Beer; Ten Years And One Day; Girl, I'd Love To Have You Back; Three Kinds Of Women; Stopping To Start; High Over Texas; Too Much Man;  Interview Excerpts – 22-11-11

SINGLES
Mustang (1967)
3025 Linda Comes Running / Sing With Linda – 02-67 (UK issue on President PT 153)
3027 Ramona / Ramona – 67 (promo)
Flick City (1968)
FC 3000 Hangin' From Your Lovin' Tree / Crazy Cajun Cake Walk Band – 06-68 as Jimmy Forde
3001 Look Again / I’m So Thankful - 68
Sundown (1969)
SD-114 Dr. Handy’s Candy Dandy / Love On My Brain -  69
SD-115 Harlan County / Changin’ Colors – 09-69
SD-116 To Make My Love Beautiful / Love On My Brain - 69
Paramount
PAA-0258 Rising Sun / Big Mouth U.S.A. - 73


Rio Grande



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
1970 Robin Brians Studio, Tyler, TX – Rio Grande (Ronny Weiss [vcl/gt/Jew’s Harp], Tom Russell [vcl/gt/bass], Bobby Tuttle [steel/bck vcl], David Stanley [bass.gt/ bck vcl],
Ken Murray [percussion]. Producer: Dale Hawkins)
001 ZPA5-9208 BEFORE MY TIME RCA 74-0486/LSP 4454  
002 ZPA5-9209 NICE AND EASY RCA 74-0548/LSP 4454  
003 IDLE IDABELLE RCA LSP 4454  
004 ME AND MY WIFE RCA LSP 4454  
005 ZPA5-9212 WISH I COULD SEE YOU AGAIN RCA 74-0486 74-0548/LSP 4454  
006 END OF THE BOTTLE RCA LSP 4454  
007 SUE ANN RCA LSP 4454  
008 SO GOOD TO BE FREE RCA LSP 4454  
009 WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN LOVE FLIES OUT YOUR WINDOW RCA LSP 4454  
010 DOG SONG RCA LSP 4454


ALBUMS

RCA Victor LSP 4454 Rio Grande: Idle Idabelle; Me And My Wife; End Of The Bottle; Sue Ann; So Good To Be Free; Wish I Could See You Again; What Do You Do When Love Flies Out Your Window; Before My Time; Nice And Easy; Dog Song - 71 (MX: ZPRS-9218/9)

SINGLES
RCA Victor (1971)
74-0486 Before My Time / Wish I Could See You Again – 71
74-0548 Nice And Easy / Wish I Could See You Again - 71