Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Jack Tucker



Morris Tucker, *19-04-1918 Haleyville, +26-09-1996
by Mario Manciotti, Praguefrank, Thieu Van De Vorst, Kent Heineman with help of RCS site
SESSIONS
1949 [demo session] unknown – Jack Tucker and Dusty Rhodes (Jack Tucker [vcl/rh gt], Dusty Rhodes [vcl/ld gt])
00001 DUSTY ROAD BOOGIE Modern unissued?/CDCHD 893
00002 MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS Modern unissued?/CDCHD 893
ACE CDCHD 893  TITLE CD SWINGBILLIES HILLBILLY AND WESTERN SWING ON MODERN/COLONIAL/FLAIR 1947/1952 (UK, 2003)
1953 unknown - Jack Tucker and His Oklahoma Playboys, *and Audie Andrews (Jack Tucker [vcl/gt], Danny Michaels [ld gt], Al Petty [steel] + unknown musicians)
001 OP 274/6471 I‘LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS  4 Star X 82
002 OP 275/6472 FRIENDS AND NEIGBORS  X 82
003 OP 276/6473 TOO BLUE TO CRY Debut 1001  X 81/BACM CD D 357 CLCD 2872
004 OP 279/6474 TOO QUICK TO CONDEMN (TOO SLOW TO FORGET) Debut 1001 X 81
BACM D 357 4 STAR ROUNDUP VOL.2  (UK, 2011); COLLECTOR CLCD 2872 FOOT LOOSE AND FANCY FREE  (NED, 2004)
ca. January 1954 unknown -  Jack Tucker
005 E4-LB-5488 MEXICAN SHOE SHINE BOY unissued
006 E4-LB-5489 TELL YOUR HEART unissued
007 E4-LB-5490 FIRST ON YOUR LIST  X 4X-0093/CLCD 2860 HBR 071 33-008
008 E4-LB-5491 STARK, STARING MADLY IN LOVE (WITH YOU)  X 4X-0093/CLCD 2860 HBR 071
COLLECTOR CLCD 2860 HIGH STEPPING DADDY WITH THE SUFFLING SHOES (NED, 1998); HILLBILLY RESEARCHER HBR 071 HILLBILLIES WITH X APPEAL (UK, 2004); DETOUR 33-008 HILLBILLY HOUN' DAWS/HONKY TONK ANGELS  (UK, 1989)
ca. March 1954 poss. Jack Starnes home studio, 11325 Voth Road, Beaumont, TX - Jack Tucker and His Oklahoma Playboys
009 ST-2101 ITCHIN‘ FOR A HITCHIN‘ Starday 45-136
010 ST-2102 I WAS ONLY FOOLING ME   45-136/JASMCD 3583
JASMINE JASMCD 3583  HILLBILLY BOP BOOGIE AND THE HIBK TINK BLUES VOL. 3  (UK, 2008)
1956 unknown – Bob Stanley with Jack Tucker and His Oklahoma Playboys
011 IN OLD WYOMING Downbeat DB-203-45
012 THE YODEL WALTZ Downbeat DB-203-45
013 FB 2871 YOUR TRIFLIN' WAYS Downbeat DB-204-45
014 FB 2870 HEARTACHES AND TEARS Downbeat DB-204-45
Ca early 1957 unknown, CA – Jack Tucker and His Oklahoma Playboys
015 22A/ 14930 SURROUNDED BY SORROW Bel Aire A 22/23/HBR 026
016 22B/ 14931 LET ME PRACTICE WITH YOU  Bel Aire A 22/23/ WLP 2823 HBR 026 JASMCD 3595
COLLECTOR WLP 2823 BOPPIN' HILLBILLY VOL.23 (NED, 1991); HILLBILLY RESEARCHER HBR 026 HOMETOWN JAMBOREE  (UK, 2000); JASMINE JASCD 3595 HILLBILLY BOP VOL.4 1956/1957 (UK, 2010)
1957 unknown, CA – Jack Tucker
017 HOUND DOG Nielsen  57-6
018 Unknown title 57-6
ca. April 1958 unknown - Jack Tucker and His Band
019 6983-C CRAZY DO  4 Star 1719x45/WLP 2802
020 6984-C BIG BEAVER  1728X45
021 6985-C NOBODY’S FOOL 1728X45
022 6986-C BIG DOOR  1719x45/WLP 2802 BCD 16876
COLLECTOR WLP 2802 BOPPIN' HILLBILLY VOL.2 (NED, 1988); BEAR FAMILY BCD 16876 THAT'LL FLAT GIT IT VOL. 26 4-STAR (GER)
ca early 1959 unknown - Jack Tucker
023 O.M.505  THE LITTLE GIRL NEXT DOOR Ozark 45-960
024 O.M.506  HONEY MOON TRIP TO MARS Ozark 45-960/BB-CD 55052
BUFFALO BOP BB-CD 55052 ROCKET SHIP (GER, 1997)
ca April  1959 unknown - Jack Tucker
025 K8OW-1180/IM 2227  DON'T EVER GO Ozark 45-962 Imperial X5623
026 K8OW-1181/IM 2226  LONELY MAN Ozark 45-962 Imperial  X5623/ Esoldun 2010 WLP 2823 JASCD 3610/11 ETCD 104
ESOLDUN 2010 BOP BABY BOP (FRA, 1987); COLLECTOR WLP 2823 BOPPIN' HILLBILLY VOL.23 (NED, 1991); JASMINE JASMCD 3610/3611 HILLBILLY BOP VOL.5 1958/1959 (UK, 2012, 2 CD);  EL TORO ETCD-104 COLLECTOR'S CHOICE WHAT A NIGHT (ESP, 2009)
ca September  1959 unknown - Jack Tucker
027 OM59-509  DON'T CRY FOR ME Ozark 45x965
028 OM59-510  TRADE WIND LOVE Ozark 45x965
1961 unknown, CA – Jack Tucker
029 OH WHAT A LONELY ONE, ONE IS Toppa 45-1030 /TOP 12-1907
030 NO CITY LOVE YOU’LL FIND Toppa 45-1030
031 WHEN THE SHADES ARE DRAWN Toppa 45-1041/YC 103
032 MOMENT'S GLORY Toppa 45-1041
TOPPA TOP 12-1907 TOPPA’S COUNTRY
1962 unknown, CA – Jack Tucker
033 JUST IN TIME 45-1052/ Young Country YC 103
034 CALLING HIS NAME (EVERY NIGHT IN HER SLEEP)  45-1052/Young Country YC 103
1963 unknown, CA – Jack Tucker
035 T1106A LONELY WORLD 45-1106/YC 103
036 T1106B IT'S GONE TOO FAR 45-1106/YC 103
1960s unknown  - Jack Tucker
037 ONE CORNER OF YOUR HEART Young  Country 45-1/YC 103
038 MY SHOES KEEP WALKING BACK TO YOU 45-1/YC 103
039 PR 10011 SAME OLD SONG AND DANCE Public 1007/Young Country YC 103  
040 YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO HOME Newhall 68-5005/Young Country YC 103  
041 SAM FROM VIETNAM Young Country YC 103  
042 THE LIKES OF YOU Newhall 68-5005/Young Country YC 103  
043 PR 10012? FIRST ON LIST Public 1007/Young Country YC 103  
Ca 1972 unknown  - Jack Tucker
044 YOUR EASY LOVIN‘ WAYS Young Country 501 Essar 7601
045 DELTA DAWN Young Country 501
1976 unknown  - Jack Tucker
046 I GET LONELY EASY Essar 7601


ALBUMS
Young Country YC-103 Jack Tucker and the Oklahoma Playboys "One Corner Of Your Heart": One Corner Of Your Heart; Same Old Song And Dance; You Don't Have To Go Home; Lonely World; Sam From Vietnam; Calling His Name; My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You; It's Gone Too Far; The Likes Of You; Just In Time; First On List; When The Shades Are Drawn – 69?



SINGLES
Debut (1953)
1001 Too Blue To Cry / Too Quick To Condemn (Too Slow To Forget) - 53
4 Star (1953)
X-81 Too Blue To Cry / Too Quick To Condemn (Too Slow To Forget) – 53 (reissue of Debut single)
X-82 I'll Be Home For Christmas / Friends And Neighbors - 53 w.Audie Andrews
Starday (1954)
45-136 Itchin‘ For A Hitchin’ /  I Was Only Fooling Me – 04-54 (rev. Apr.17)
X (1954)
4X-0093 First On Your List / Stark, Staring Madly In Love – 54
Downbeat (1956) Bob Stanley with Jack Tucker
DB-203-45 In Old Wyoming / The Yodel Waltz - 56
DB-204-45 Your Triflin’Ways / Heartaches And Tears - 56
Bel Aire (1957)
A-22/23 Surrounded By Sorrow / Let Me Practice With You – 03-57
Nielsen [Nielson] (1957)
57-6 Hound Dog / ? - 57
4 Star (1958)
1719x45 Big Door / Crazy Do - 58
1728x45 Nobody's Fool / Big Beaver - 58
Ozark (1959)
45-960 Honey Moon Trip To Mars / The Little Girl Next Door - 59
45-962 Lonely Man / Don't Ever Go - 06-59 (reissued on Imperial X5623 on September 1959)
45x965 Trade Wind Love / Don't Cry For Me – 59
Toppa (1961-62)
45-1030 Oh What A Lonely One, One Is / No City Love You’ll Find - 61
45-1041 When The Shades Are Drawn / Moment's Glory – 08-61 (rev. Aug. 7)
45-1052 Just In Time / Calling His Name (Every Night In Her Sleep) – 62
45-1106 Lonely World / It's Gone Too Far - 63
Young Country (1960-1970s)
45-1 One Corner Of Your Heart / My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You – 6-
501 Your Easy Lovin‘ Ways / Delta Dawn – 72?
Public (1960s)
P-1007 Same Old Song And Dance / First On Your List – 6-
Newhall (1968?)
68-5005 You Don't Have To Go Home (You Can't Stay Here) / The Likes Of You – 68?
Essar (1976)
7601 I Get Lonely Easy / Your Easy Lovin' Ways - 76


 

 

Ray Godfrey



Arbold Godfrey, Copperville, TN
2nd version

By Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank, Kent Heineman, Thieu Van De Vorst
SESSIONS



ca May 1960 unknown – Ray Godfrey
001 SRG-6280 THE PICTURE J + J 001 Savoy 45-3021
002 SRG-6290 OVERALL SONG J + J 001 Savoy 45-3021/ WLP 8936
COLLECTOR WLP 8936 GEORGIA MUSIC (NED, 1988)
Summer 1961 unknown – Ray Godfrey
003 THE POSTMAN BROUGHT THE BLUES (TO MY DOOR) unknown – Ray Godfrey 004 SAD BUT TRUE unknown – Ray Godfrey
Early 1962 unknown – Ray Godfrey
005 S-1640 WAIT, WEEP AND WONDER Peach 757
006 S-1641 LET'S MOVE TO THE CITY Peach 757
Fall 1962 unknown – Ray Godfrey
007 130A BETTER TIMES A-COMIN' Sims 130
008 130B TEN SILVER DOLLARS Sims 130
1964 unknown – Ray Godfrey
009 M 1015 TRY IT ON FOR SIZE Saber  108
010 M 1016 HOW FOOLISH CAN ONE HEART BE Saber  108
Fall 1964 unknown – Ray Godfrey
011 64-6682 IF THE GOOD LORD'S WILLING Tollie 9030
012 64-6683 COUNT ME OUT Tollie 9030
30 June 1965 Atlanta, GA – Ray Godfrey (Producer: Don Law, Frank Jones)
013 NCO 82802 THERE'S ALWAYS ROOM (FOR ONE MORE FOOL LIKE ME) Columbia 4-43398
014 NCO 82803 OLD LOVE Columbia 4-43398
015 NCO 82804 unknown title
016 NCO 82805 I CAN LIVE IT DOWN 4-43618
22 March 1966 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Ray Godfrey (Producer: Don Law, Frank Jones)
017 NCO 83322 THE WINNER TAKE ALL* 4-43785
018 NCO 83323 PLEASE DON’T MENTION MY NAME* 4-43785
019 NCO 83324 KEEP YOUR CHIN UP, SOLDIER 4-43618
*in files listed as from May 22 – seems to be error
12 January 1967 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Ray Godfrey (Producer: Don Law, Frank Jones)
020 NCO 120351 THE DIFFERENCE IN ME 4-44071
021 NCO 120352 THREE LITTLE WORDS FROM YOU 4-44071
1967 unknown – Ray Godfrey
022 RIGHT STRAIGHT IN THE EYE ABC 45-10999
023 CAN'T GO ON LIVING LIKE THIS ABC 45-10999
1968 unknown – Ray Godfrey
024 SoN 70201 MAKE ME HAPPY AGAIN Release REL-269
025 SoN 70202 TRY THAT ON FOR SIZE - 68 
1960s unknown – Ray Godfrey
026 DOWN OLD PEACHTREE 1-2-3 NO.724
027 BETTER TIMES A-COMING  1-2-3 NO.724



SINGLES
J + J (1960)
001 Overall Song / The Picture – 05-60 (rev. May 9, reissued on Savoy 45-3021)
Yonah (1961)
2002 The Postman Brought the Blues (To My Door) / Sad But True – 09-61 (rev. Sept. 25)
Peach (1962)
757 Let's Move To The City / Wait, Weep And Wonder – 02-62 (rev. Feb. 10)
Sims (1962)
130 Better Times A-Comin' / Ten Silver Dollars - 11-62 (rev. Nov.24, Canadian issue on Barry 3170)
Saber  (1964)
108 Try It On For Size / How foolish Can One Heart Be – 64
Tollie (1964)
9030 If The Good Lord's Willing / Count Me Out – 11-64
Columbia (1965-1967)
4-43398 There's Always Room (For One More Fool Like Me) / Old Love – 13-09-65
4-43618 I Can Live It Down / Keep Your Chin Up, Soldier - 05-66
4-43785 Please Don’t Mention My Name / The Winner Take All – 22-08-66
4-44071 The Difference In Me / Three Little Words From You – 10-04-67
ABC (1967)
45-10999 Right Straight In The Eye / Can't Go On Living Like This – 10-67
Release
REL-269 Make Me Happy Again / Try That On For Size - 68 
1-2-3  
No.724 Down Old Peachtree / Better Times A-Coming -

Jimmy Copeland



*1933 Flynn, TX
2nd version

By Praguefrank, Thieu Van DeVorst, Kent Heineman

SESSIONS
Ca September 1956 Event Studios, 10 Hardly Road,, Westbrook, ME – Jimmy Copeland (Jimmy Copeland [vcl/rh gt], Lefty Nelson [steel], Rocky Carroll [fiddle] + unknown musicians. Producer: Al Hawkes)
001 G8OW-8982 RADAR Event E-4259
002 G8OW-8983 WHAT KIND OF LIFE AM I LIVING E-4259
Late January 1957 Event Studios, 10 Hardly Road,, Westbrook, ME – Jimmy Copeland (Jimmy Copeland [vcl/rh gt], Lefty Nelson [steel], Rocky Carroll [fiddle] + unknown musicians. Producer: Al Hawkes)
003 JEALOUS HEARTED ME E-4269/BCD 16440
004 ROSES AND THORNS E-4259
BEAR FAMILY BCD 16440 THAT’LL FLAT GIT IT, COL. 20 (EVENT) (2004)
1958 unknown – Jimmy Copeland and The J-Teens (Lucky Ward and Trio [vcl])
005 SATELLITE ROCK B and K J8OW-1188 / LP 2009 BB-CD-55052
006 JUST A DREAMER B and K J8OW-1188
BUFFALO BOP LP 2009 THE BOP THAT NEVER STOP, VOL. 7 (GER, 1979); BUFFALO BOP BB-CD-55052 ROCKET SHIP (GER, 1997)
1960 unknown, TX – Jimmy Copeland
007 I'M GOING STEADY WITH THE BLUES Rank 272
008 PLEASE DON'T LET HER KNOW Rank 272
Ca May 1960 unknown, TX – Jimmy Copeland
009 M 1396 JUST A DREAMER Allstar 7206-45
010 M 1397 WHY DO YOU TREAT ME SO  Allstar 7206-45
Ca February 1962 unknown, TX – Jimmy Copeland
011 LOOK IN THE MIRROR Allstar  7245-45
012 LOUISIANA  Allstar  7245-45
Ca 1963 unknown, TX – Jimmy Copeland
013 I'M JUST A MEMORY Orbit 1110
014 HAVE YOU EVER  Orbit 1110
1960s Houston, TX – Jimmy Copeland and The Westernaires
015 I DIE A LITTLE Breezeway 701
016 EVERY TEAR Breezeway 701
ca early 1968 poss. Houston. TX – Jimmy Copeland and Mary McCoy (Jimmy Copeland Band)
017 LH 4079 KISS AND MAKE UP Tonka 5 Boone 1071
018 LH 4080 SOMEWHERE THERE'S SOMEONE Tonka 5 8 Boone 1071
019 LH 4786 WHAT AM I WITHOUT YOU Tonka 8
ca early 1969 poss. Houston. TX – Jimmy Copeland and Mary McCoy (Jimmy Copeland Band)
020 LH 5501 FOR SALE (FOR RENT OR LEASE) Tonka  14
021 LH 5502? WHEN WE’RE TOGETHER Tonka  14
1969 poss. Houston. TX  – Jimmy Copeland and Mary McCoy
022 LH-6066 I’M HIDING MY HEARTACHES (FROM THE WORLD) Tonka  17
023 TENDER LITTLE THINGS  Tonka  17
1971 poss. Houston, TX – Jimmy Copeland
024 SH-1280 I HAD A REASON Bagatelle 4272
025 ON PAROLE 4272
Unknown info – Jimmy Copeland
026 LOV'EM ALL Guide 142
027 A BETTER LAND TONIGHT Guide 142
1990s unknown, TX – Jimmy Copeland (Producer: Gabe Tucker)
028 LIH 3330 I WOULDN'T LIFT A FINGER Paw-Paw 45-794 /CD 794
029 LIH 3331 SORRY  Paw-Paw 45-794/CD 794
030 FOR SALE (FOR RENT OR LEASE) Pa-Paw CD 794  
031 THAT'S WHAT SELLS THE WINE Pa-Paw CD 794  
032 KISS AND MAKE UP Pa-Paw CD 794  
033 WHAT AM I WITHOUT YOU Pa-Paw CD 794  
034 SOMEWHERE THERE'S SOMEONE Pa-Paw CD 794  
035 CALL ME MR. BLUE Pa-Paw CD 794  
036 HAVE YOU EVER Pa-Paw CD 794  
037 SWEET, SWEET LOVING Pa-Paw CD 794  




ALBUMS

Pa-Paw CD 794 Back To Basic With Jimmy Copeland: For Sale, (For Rent Or Lease); That's What Sells The Wine; Kiss And Make Up; What Am I Without You; Sorry; Somewhere There's Someone; Call Me Mr. Blue; I Wouldn't Lift A Finger; Have You Ever; Sweet, Sweet Loving


SINGLES
Event
E-4259 Radar / What Kind Of Life Am I Living – 11-56 (rev. Nov. 10)
E-4269 Jealous Hearted Me / Roses And Thorns – 57
B and K
J8OW-1188 Satellite Rock / Just A Dreamer – 58 vcl Lucky Ward and Trio
Rank (1960)
272 I'm Going Steady With The Blues / Please Don't Let Her Know - 60
Allstar (1960-62)
7206-45 Just A Dreamer/Why Do You Treat Me So – 06-60 (rev. June 13)
7245-45 Look In The Mirror / Louisiana – 03-62 (rev. March 24)
Orbit
1110 I'm Just A Memory / Have You Ever – ca 63
Breezeway
No. 701 I Die A Little / Every Tear – 6
Tonka (1968)
No. 5 Somewhere There's Someone / Kiss and Make Up – 68  w. Mary McCoy (reissued on Boone 1071)
No. 8 What Am I Without You / Somewhere There's Someone – 68 w. Mary McCoy
No.14 For Sale (For Rent Or Lease) / When We’re Together - 69   w. Mary McCoy
No.17 I’m Hiding My Heartaches (From The World) / Tender Little Things - 69   w. Mary McCoy
Bagatelle (1971)
4272 I Had A Reason / On Parole – 71
Guide
142 Lov'em All / A Better Land Tonight
Pa-Paw (1990s)
45-794 I Wouldn't Lift A Finger / Sorry