Friday, January 16, 2015

Pete Drake



Roddis Franklin Drake, *08-10-1932 Augusta, GA, +29-07-1988
3rd version
By Michel Ruppli, Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti, Dick Grant
SESSIONS
ca. November 1961 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Pete Drake (Producer: Tommy Hill)
001 5182 THE SPOOK Starday 575 Jazzman JM 081/SLP-180
ca. November 1961 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Pete Drake (Producer: Tommy Hill)
002 5194 PLEADING 575/SLP-180
003 FOR PETE'S SAKE SEP 170/SLP-180
004 ORIENTAL TWIST Jazzman JM 81/SLP-180
005 TIL TOMORROW SLP-180
006 SOUTHERN SUNDAY SLP-180
007 STAR GAZING SEP 170/SLP-180
008 TEARING DOWN THE TEE PEE SLP-180
009 KICK OFF SLP-180
010 LOVES I'VE KNOWN SLP-180
011 GALAXIE SLP-180
012 AFTER HOURS SLP-180
26 June 1963 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Pete Drake
013 2-29650 FOR PETE'S SAKE Cumberland SRC-69503
014 2-29651 STEEL AFTER HOURS Cumberland SRC-69503
015 2-29652 PANHANDLE RAG Cumberland SRC-69503
016 2-29653 BOOT HEEL RAG Cumberland SRC-69503
017 2-29654? PLEADING Cumberland SRC-69503
19 July 1963 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Pete Drake
018 2-29719 MIDNIGHT IN AMARILLO Smash S-1888/ Cumberland SRC-69503
019 2-29720 FOREVER Cumberland SRC-69503
020 2-29721 STEEL GUITAR RAG Cumberland SRC-69503
021 2-29722 KENTUCKY WALTZ Cumberland SRC-69503
022 2-29723 WILD SIDE OF LIFE Cumberland SRC-69503
18 November 1963 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Pete Drake
023 2-30206 DANNY BOY Smash SRS-67053
024 2-30207 FOREVER Smash S-1867/SRS-67053
025 2-30208 SLEEPWALK Smash S-1867/ SRS-67053
17 February 1964 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Pete Drake (Producer: Shelby Singleton)
026 2-30342 RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET SRS-67053
027 2-30343 I'M JUST A GUITAR (EVERYBODY PICKS ON ME) S-1910/SRS-67053
028 2-30344 PARADISE SRS-67053
029 2-30345 THE SPOOK SRS-67053
030 2-30346 MY BLUEST DAY SRS-67053
031 2-30347 FOR THOSE THAT CRY SRS-67053
032 2-30348 MELODY OF LOVE SRS-67053
033 2-30349 MAKING BELIEVE SRS-67053
034 2-30350 STILL SRS-67053
ca. April 1964 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN - Joe Maphis and Pete Drake
035 6969 HOT ROD GUITAR Starday 683/SLP 316
May 1964 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN - Pete Drake (Producer: Jerry Kennedy)
036 2-30477 GONE SRS-67060
037 2-30478 ARE YOU SINCERE S-1935/SRS-67060
038 2-30479 I‘­M SORRY S-1910/SRS-67060
June 1964 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Pete Drake aka Dean Dallas And The Doughboys
039 2-30483 SLOWLY SRC-69516
040 2-30484 HALF A MIND SRC-69516
041 2-30485 WHEN TWO WORLDS COLLIDESRC-69516
042 2-30486 LONG BLACK VEIL SRC-69516
043 2-30487 A FALLEN STAR SRC-69516
June 1964 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Pete Drake aka Dean Dallas And The Doughboys
044 2-30510 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET rejected
045 2-30511 I MISS YOU ALREDY
046 2-30512 IT MAKES NO DIFFERENCE NOW Cumberland SRC-69516
047 2-30513 RELEASE ME (AND LET ME LOVE AGAIN) Cumberland SRC-69516
048 2-30514 A SATISFIED MIND Cumberland SRC-69516
049 2-30515 WHEN YOUR HOUSE IS NOT A HOME Cumberland SRC-69516
ca. June 1964 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Pete Drake, *and Roy Wiggins
050 ST-7262 INVITATION TO THE BLUES 706/SLP-319
051 ST-7263 MY ABILENE 751/SLP-319
052 Y'ALL COME 751/SLP-319
053 THE ALLEY SLP-319
054 7266 RICK-A-SHAY 706/SLP-319
055 HOT ROD GUITAR SLP-319
056 COLOR OF THE BLUES SLP-319
057 IDA SLP-319
058 JUST ANOTHER SONG SLP-319
059 PLEADING SEP 236/SLP-319
060 GALAXIE SLP-319
061 A SATISFIED MIND SLP-319
062 STARBUST * SEP-236
063 COWTOWN SEP-239
064 PENGUIN STRUT SEP-239 /SLP 350
PEDAL JUMPIN‘ SLP 350
STARDAY SLP-350 STARS OF THE STEEL GUITAR (1965)
July 1964 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Pete Drake
065 2-30578 BLUE GUITAR SRS-67060
066 2-30579 THIS IS OUR LAST NIGHT TOGETHER SRS-67060
August 1964 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Pete Drake
067 2-33250 FUNNY HOW TIME SLIPS AWAY SRS-67060
068 2-33251 ALWAYS SRS-67060
069 2-33252 AIN'T SHE SWEET SRS-67060
070 2-33253 PLEADING SRS-67060
071 2-33254 I’M WALKIN‘ S-1935/SRS-67060
072 2-33255 LITTLE BITTY BROKEN HEART SRS-67060
073 2-33256 I'M BLUE SRS-67060
18 January 1965 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Pete Drake (Producer: Jerry Kennedy, Shelby Singleton)
074 2-33383 ONLY YOU AND YOU ALONE Smash SRS-67064
075 2-33384 LET IT BE ME Smash SRS- SRS-67064
076 2-33385 TAMMY Smash SRS- SRS-67064
077 2-33386 ROSES ARE RED (MY LOVE) SRS-67064
19 January 1965 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Pete Drake (Producer: Jerry Kennedy, Shelby Singleton)
078 2-33387 UNCHAINED MELODY SRS-67064
079 2-33388 WELCOME TO MY WORLD SRS-67064
080 2-33389 NEAR YOU S-1978/ SRS-67064
081 2-33390 DREAM S-1978/SRS-67064
27 January 1965 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Pete Drake (Producer: Jerry Kennedy, Shelby Singleton)
082 2-33401 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET S-1978/SRS-67064
083 2-33402 CLINGING VINE SRS-67064
084 2-33403 LONELY STREET SRS-67064
085 2-33404 BLUE VELVET SRS-67064
late June 1966 Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Ave. South, Nashville, TN – Pete Drake
086 2-38314 I'M A FOOL TO CARE Smash S-2046
087 2-38315 MYSTIC DREAM Smash S-2046
088 2-38316 FUNNY BONE unissued
1966 Nashville, TN – Pete Drake
089 STEEL AWAY Canaan CAS-9640
090 HAPPY TRACKS Canaan CAS-9640
091 IN THE GARDEN Canaan CAS-9640
092 WHAT A FRIEND Canaan CAS-9640
093 WHEN THEY RING THOSE GOLDEN BELLS Canaan CAS-9640
094 THE EYES OF JESUS Canaan CAS-9640
095 BEYOND THE SUNSET Canaan CAS-9640
096 HOW GREAT THOU ART Canaan CAS-9640
097 STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN Canaan CAS-9640
098 WHISPERING HOPE Canaan CAS-9640
ca. November 1966 Starday Sound Studio, 3557 Dickerson Road, Nashville, TN – Nashville Cats (Pete Drake, Jerry Shook, Jimmy Richardson, Boots Randolph, Sugarfoot Garland, Tommy Hill's Nashville String Band, Phil Baugh, And Joe Maphis)
099 SPOOK SLP-399
100 PENGUIN WATUSI SLP-399
101 ALLEY SLP-399
102 MAKIN' OUT SLP-399
103 COFFEE EXPRESSO SLP-399
104 FRANKIE AND JOHNNY SLP-399
105 COUNTRY GUITAR SLP-399
106 DRIVE SLP-399
107 ORIENTAL FRUG SLP-399
108 HOT ROD GUITAR SLP-399
109 AFTER HOURS SLP-399
110 STAR GAZING SLP-399
c. 1966 Nashville, TN - Pete Drake
111 GREEN GREEN GRASS OF HOME Mountain Dew S-7042 Ambassador S-98061
112 ALMOST PERSUADED Mountain Dew S-7042 Ambassador S-98061
112 TIPPY TOEING Mountain Dew S-7042 Ambassador S-98061
114 DON'T LET ME CROSS OVER Mountain Dew S-7042 Ambassador S-98061
115 STILL Mountain Dew S-7042 Ambassador S-98061
116 THERE GOES MY EVERYTHING Mountain Dew S-7042 Ambassador S-98061
117 ANYMORE Mountain Dew S-7042 Ambassador S-98061
118 BEAR WITH ME A LITTLE LONGER Mountain Dew S-7042 Ambassador S-98061
119 THE END OF THE WORLD Mountain Dew S-7042 Ambassador S-98061
120 MAY THE BIRD OF PARADISE FLY UP YOUR NOSE Mountain Dew S-7042 Ambassador S-98061
ca September 1968 Music City Recorders, 821 19th Ave. South, Nashville,  TN – Pete Drake and Mavericks
121 ST-5386 JOGGIN' Stop ST-222
122 ST-5387 MAMA'S TALKING GUITAR ST-222
ca April 1969 [live] The Frontier City, Onsted, MI – Pete Drake [1], Billy Ray Reynolds [2],  Johnny Gimble [3], Dale Sellers [4], Crystal Gares [5], Chuck Howard [6], (Producer: Tommy Hill)
12201 I'M WALKIN' -1 ST-10011
12202 FOREVER -1 ST-10011
12203 ST 5718 FOR PETE’S SAKE -1 ST 349 ST 10011
12204 TODAY I STARTED LOVIN' YOU AGAIN -2 ST-10011
12205 THE FUGITIVE -2 ST-10011
12206 SAN ANTONIO ROSE -3  ST-10011
12207 ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL -3 ST-10011
12208 HIGH HEEL SNEAKERS -4 ST-10011
12209 YOU AIN'T WOMAN ENOUGH -5 ST-10011
12210 A THING CALLED SADNESS -6 ST-10011
12211 THE NIGHT BEFORE -6 ST-10011
12212 SHAME ON ME -6 ST-10011
12213 OLDIES BUT GOODIES -6 ST-10011
12214 Y‘LL COME (BAND THEME)  ST 10011
Ca October 1969 Music City Recorders, 821 19th Ave. South, Nashville,  TN – Pete Drake
123 ST 6910 LAY LADY LAY ST-349
May/October 1970 Nashville, TN – Pete Drake
124 PETE DREAKE’S STEEL GUITAR]
 unknown info – Pete Drake
HARBOR LIGHTS
15 YEARS AGO
I LOVE YOU BECAUSE
HEARTACHES BY THE NUMBER

ALBUMS
Starday SLP-180 The Fabulous Steel Guitar Sounds Of Pete Drake:
For Pete's Sake; Pleading; Oriental Twist; After Hours; Southern Sunday; Loves I've Known; The Spook; Till Tomorrow; Kick Off; Star Gazing; Tearing Down The Tee Pee; Galaxie (w. Little Roy Wiggins) – 62
Cumberland MGC-29503/SRC-69503 Country Steel Guitar: Steel Guitar Rag; Pleading; Panhandle Rag; Steel After Hours; Boot Heel Rag; For Pete's Sake; Am I That Easy To Forget; Kentucky Waltz; Midnight In Amarilla; Wild Side Of Life – 63 (on reissue Forever was changed for Am I That Easz to Forget)
Smash MGSS-27053/SRS-67053 Forever: Forever; The Spook; Sleep Walk; Melody Of Love; My Bluest Day; For Those That Cry; I'm Just A Guitar (Everybody Picks On Me); Danny Boy; Red Sails In The Sunset; Still; Making Believe; Paradise – 05-64
Smash MGS-27060/SRS-67060 Talking Steel Guitar: Blue Guitar; I'm Walking; Always; This Is Our Last Night Together; Gone; Little Bitty Broken Heart; I'm Sorry; Ain't She Sweet; Are You Sincere; Pleading; Funny How Time Slips Away; I'm Blue – 11-64 (reissued in 1968 on Hilltop JS-6052 The Greatest Steel Guitar In The World with 2 songs omited)
Cumberland MGC-29516/SRC-69516 Golden Country Hits: Slowly; Half A Mind; When Two Worlds Collide; Long Black Veil; A Fallen Star; I Miss You Already; It Makes No Difference Now; Release Me (And Let Me Love Again); A Satisfied Mind; When Your House Is Not A Home – 65 As by Dean Dallas And The Doughboys
Smash MGS-27064/SRS-67064 Talking Steel And Singing Strings: Dream; Only You (And You Alone); Let It Be Me; Roses Are Red (My Love); Lonely Street; Unchained Melody; Welcome To My World; Tammy; Clinging Vine; Blue Velvet; Near You; Am I That Easy To Forget – 04-65
Starday SLP-319 The Amazing And Incredible Pete Drake: Y'all Come; Alley; Hot Rod Guitar; Color Of The Blues; Ida; Abilene; Invitation To The Blues; Just Another Song; Rick-A-Shay; Pleading; Galaxie; A Satisfied Mind - 65
Ambassador S-98061 The Hits I Played On: Green Green Grass Of Home; Almost Persuaded; Tippy Toeing; Don't Let Me Cross Over; Still; There Goes My Everything; Anymore; Bear With Me A Little Longer; End Of The World; May The Bird Of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose – 66? (also in Mountain Dew S-7042 Pete Drake And His Steel Guitar (1969)
Starday SLP-399 The Fabulous Sounds Of Those Nashville Cats: The Spook; Penguin Watusi; The Alley; Makin' Out; Coffee Expresso; Frankie And Johnny; Country Guitar; The Drive; Oriental Frug; Hot Rod Guitar; After Hours; Star Gazing – 67 Pete Drake, Jerry Shook, Jimmy Richardson, Boots Randolph, Sugarfoot Garland, Tommy Hill's Nashville String Band, Phil Baugh, And Joe Maphis as by The Nashville Cats
Canaan CA-4640/CAS-9640 Steel Away: Steel Away; Happy Tracks; In The Garden; What A Friend; When They Ring Those Golden Bells; The Eyes Of Jesus; Beyond The Sunset; How Great Thou Art; Stairway To Heaven; Whispering Hope – 68
Hilltop JS-6052 The Greatest Steel Guitar In The World: Are You Sincere; I'm Walking; This Is Our Last Night Together; I'm Sorry; Little Bitty Broken Heart; Pleading; Blue Guitar; Gone; Funny How Time Slips Away; I'm Blue - ca 68 (all tracks from SRS-67060)
Stop STOP-10011 Pete Drake Show: I'm Walkin'; Forever; For Pete's Sake; Today I Started Lovin' You Again; Fugitive; San Antonio Rose; Orange Blossom Special; High Heel Sneakers; You Ain't Woman Enough; A Thing Called Sadness; The Night Before; Shame On Me; Oldies But Goodies - 69
Smash 422-836 903-2 Sleepwalk and Other Steel Guitar Classics: Forever; Melody Of Love; Blue Guitar; Are You Sincere; Sleep Walk; I'm Sorry; Making Believe; I'm Just A Guitar (Everybody Picks On Me); Red Sails In The Sunset – 89 (sampler)
First Generation FGCD-107 Pete Drake: Something; Hey Jude; Lay Lady Lay; Isn't It A Pity; Behind That Locked Door; Yesterday; Get Back; Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo); Country Pie; Funny Bone; Pleading; Talking Steel Guitar – 12-10-99
King KMCD-6111 For Pete's Sake: For Pete's Sake; Pleading; Oriental Twist; Satisfied Mind; Alley; Loves I've Known; Color Of The Blues; After Hours; Till Tomorrow; Y'all Come; Rick-A-Shay; Galaxie; Abilene; Kick Off ; Invitation To The Blues; Star Gazing; Lay Lady Lay*; Spook; Southern Sunday; Tearing Down The Tee Pee – 21-11-00 (*previously unissued on album)

EPs
Starday
SEP 170 Steel Guitar Instrumentals: Pete Drake - For Pete's Sake; Little Roy Wiggins -  Wiggin's Wiggle - Jimmy Day -  Pushing Pedals / Little Roy Wiggins -  Ting A Ling; Pete Drake -  Star Gazing; Don Helms -  Big News - 61
SEP 236 Steel Guitar Instrumental By All Star Artists: Little Roy Wiggins -  Steel Guitar Hula; Pete Drake And Roy Wiggins -  Starburst; Buddy Emmons - Singing Strings / Pete Drake -  Pleading; Roy Wiggins -  Love Theme; Shot Jackson - Fort Worth Drag - 64
SEP 239 Steel Guitar Instrumentals With Tommy Hill’s Nashville String Band: Pete Drake -  Penguin Strut; Walter Haynes - Hi Boots; Jimmie Day -  Stetson Rag / Walter Haynes -  Gearshiftin; Pete Drake -  Cowtown; Jimmie Day -  Hi Ballin - 64

SINGLES
Starday (1961-62)
45-575 The Spook / Pleading - 01-62
Jazzman JM.081 The Spook / Oriental Twist – 01-11 (UK issue)
Smash (1963-66)
S-1867 Forever / Sleepwalk - 01-64
S-1888 Forever / Midnight In Amarillo - 04-64
S-1910 I'm Sorry / I'm Just A Guitar (Everybody Picks On Me) - 07-64
S-1935 Are You Sincere / I'm Walkin' - 11-64
S-1415 Forever / I’m Sorry – 02-65 (All Time Smash Hits series)
S-1978 Dream / Am I That Easy To Forget? - 03-65
S-2046 Mystic Dream / I'm A Fool To Care - 06-66
Starday (1964-65)
706 Invitation To The Blues / Rick-A-Shay - 01-65
751 Y'all Come / Abilene - 12-65
Stop (1968-69)
ST-222 Joggin' / Mama's Talkin' Guitar - 10-68
ST-349 Lay Lady Lay / For Pete's Sake - 10-69

Freddie Bell



Ferdinando Dominick Bello, *29-09-1931 Philadelphia, PA, +10-02-2008
2nd version

by Praguefrank, Michel Ruppli, Thieu Van De Vorst

SESSIONS



February 1955 Philadelphia, PA - Freddie Bell And the Bellboys (Freddie Bell [vcl], Frankie Brent [bass/gt], Chick Keeney [drums], Russ Conti [piano], Jack Kane [sax], Jerry Mayo [trumpet])
001 101A HOUND DOG Teen 101 /BCD 15901 CDCHD 1010 PROPERBOX 146
002 101B MOVE ME BABY Teen 101/BCD 15901 PROPERBOX 146
003 103B 5-10-15 HOURS  Teen 103/BCD 15901 PROPERBOX 146
004 103A OLD TOWN HALL Teen 103/BCD 15901
PROPER PROPERBOX 146 RARE ROCK AND ROLL RAMPAGNE (UK, 2008); ACE CDCHD 1010 LEIBER/STOLLER STORY, VOL. 1 1951-1956 HARD TIMES (UK, 2004)
8 February 1956 New York City - Freddie Bell And the Bellboys (Freddie Bell [vcl], Frankie Brent [bass/gt], Chick Keeney [drums], Russ Conti [piano], Jack Kane [sax], Jerry Mayo [trumpet])
005 W 391 BIG BAD WOLF EP1-3501/MG 20289 BCD 15901 PROPERBOX 146
006 W 392-1 I SAID IT AND I’M GLAD Wing 90066 EP1-3501/MG 20289 BCD 15901 PROPERBOX 146
007 W 393 ROCKIN’THE POLONAISE EP1-3501/ BCD 15901 PROPERBOX 146 [undubbed:] BCD 15901
008 W 394-1 GIDDY UP A DING DONG 90066 EP1-3501/MG 20289 BCD 15901 [undubbed:] BCD 15901 PROPERBOX 146
May 1956 New York City - Freddie Bell And the Bellboys (Freddie Bell [vcl], Frankie Brent [bass/gt], Chick Keeney [drums], Russ Conti [piano], Jack Kane [sax], Jerry Mayo [trumpet])
009 YW-13161 HOUND DOG EP1-3375 EP1-3502/MG 20289 BCD 15901 [undubbed:] BCD 15901 PROPERBOX 146
May 1956 New York City - Freddie Bell And the Bellboys (Freddie Bell [vcl], Frankie Brent [bass/gt], Chick Keeney [drums], Russ Conti [piano], Jack Kane [sax], Jerry Mayo [trumpet])
010 YW-13272 ALL RIGHT, OK, YOU WIN 70919X45 EP1-3375 EP1-3502/MG 20289 BCD 15901 PROPERBOX 146
011 YW-13273 THE HUCKLEBUCK 90082X45 EP1-3375/MG 20289 BCD 15901 PROPERBOX 146
012 YW-13274 ROMPIN‘ AND STOMPIN‘90082X45 EP1-3502/MG 20289 BCD 15901 PROPERBOX 146
013 YW-13275 STAY LOOSE, MOTHER GOOSE 70919X45 EP1-3502/MG 20289 BCD 15901 PROPERBOX 146 [alt., diff, lyrics:] BCD 15901
18 February 1957 Mercury Sound Studio,  New York City - Freddie Bell And the Bellboys (Freddie Bell [vcl], Frankie Brent [bass/gt], Chick Keeney [drums], Russ Conti [piano], Jack Kane [sax], Jerry Mayo [trumpet])
014 YW-14680 HEY THERE, YOU 71075X45 / MG 20289 BCD 15901 PROPERBOX 146
015 YW-14681 TAKE THE FIRST TRAIN OUT OF TOWN 71075X45/ MG 20289 BCD 15901 PROPERBOX 146
016 YW-14682 VOO DOO MG 20289 BCD 15901 PROPERBOX 146
017 YW-14683 TEACH YOU TO ROCK  MG 20289 BCD 15901 PROPERBOX 146
ca March 1957 Mercury Sound Studio,  New York City - Freddie Bell And the Bellboys (Freddie Bell [vcl], Frankie Brent [bass/gt], Chick Keeney [drums], Russ Conti [piano], Jack Kane [sax], Jerry Mayo [trumpet])
018 YW-15247 I’M ADVERTISIN‘ unissued/ BCD 15901
019 YW-15248 YOU'RE GONNA BE SORRY  71105X45/ BCD 15901  [alt.:] BCD 15901
020 YW-15249 VARIETY unissued/ BCD 15901
021 YW-15250 ROCKIN' IS MY BUSINESS 71105X45 / BCD 15901 PROPERBOX 146 [alt.:] BCD 15901
Ca Mid 1959 unknown – Freddie Bell
022 THE SOUND OF MY HEART Audicon 103
023 A HEART FOR A HEART Audicon 103
1964 unknown – Freddie Bell and Roberta Linn
024 BABY, YOU'VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES 20th cen. Fox TES 4146
025 IT'S YOU I LOVE 20th cen. Fox TES 4146 
026 YOU'RE MY THRILL 20th cen. Fox TES 4146 
027 IS YOU IS OR IS YOU AIN'T MY BABY 20th cen. Fox TES 4146
028 WHEN DAY IS DONE 20th cen. Fox TES 4146 
029 SOMEONE 20th cen. Fox TES 4146
030 I NEED YOU 20th cen. Fox TES 4146 
031 HERE HE IS 20th cen. Fox TES 4146 
032 WITHOUT A SONG 20th cen. Fox TES 4146 
033 EVERYTHING I HAVE IS YOURS 20th cen. Fox TES 4146 
034 ROCKING THE POLONAISE 20th cen. Fox TES 4146
035 A COUPLE OF LOSERS 20th cen. Fox TES 4146
1964 [soundtrack: Get Yourself A College Girl] Los Angeles, CA – Freddie Bell, Roberta Linn and The Bellboys
036 64-XY-163 TALKIN‘ ABOUT LOVE  MGM SE 4273

ALBUMS

Mercury MG-20289 Rock And Roll… All Flavors: Take The First Train Out Of Town; Giddy Up A Ding Dong; Rompin' And Stompin'; Stay Loose Mother Goose; I Said It And I'm Glad; Voo Doo; Teach You To Rock; Hey There You;All Right, Okay, You Win;  Big Bad Wolf; Hound Dog; Hucklebuck – 57
20th Century Fox TFM 3146/TES 4146 The Bells Are Swinging: Baby, You've Got What It Takes; It's You I Love;  You're My Thrill; Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby; When Day Is Done; Someone; I Need You; Here He Is; Without A Song; Everything I Have Is Yours; Rocking The Polonaise; A Couple Of Losers- 64 w. Roberta Linn
Bear Family [GER] BCD 15901 Rockin' Is Our Business: Hound Dog;  Move Me Baby;  Five-Ten-Fifteen Hours;  Old Town Hall;  Big Bad Wolf;  I Said It and I'm Glad;  Rockin' the Polonaise;  Giddy up a Ding Dong - (Overdub);  Hound Dog;  All Right, Okay, You Win; The Hucklebuck;  Rompin' and Stompin';  Stay Loose, Mother Goose - (Overdub);  Hey There You;  Take the First Train Out of Town - (Overdub);  Voo Doo;  Teach You to Rock;  I'm Advertisin';  You're Gonna Be Sorry;  Variety;  Rockin' Is My Business;  Rockin' the Polonaise;  Giddy up a Ding Dong - (take Without Overdub);  Hound Dog - (take Without Overdub);  Stay Loose, Mother Goose - (Different Lyric);  You're Gonna Be Sorry;  Rockin' Is My Business - 96

EP
Mercury
EP1-3501 Rockin‘, vol. 1: Big Bad Wolf;  Rockin’the Polonaise / Giddy Up A Ding Dong; I Said It And I’m Glad - 56

SINGLES
Teen (1955)
101 Hound Dog / Move Me Baby - 55
103 Old Town Hall / 5-10-15 Hours – 04-55
Mercury/*Wing (1956-)
*90066x45 I Said It And I’m Glad / Giddy Up A Ding Dong – 03-56 (rev. Apr. 7)
*90082x45 The Hucklebuck / Rompin‘ And Stompin‘ – 05-56 (rev. May 19)
70919x45 All Right, Ok, You Win / Stay Loose, Mother Goose – 11-07-56 (rev. Aug. 11)
71075x45 Hey There, You / Take The First Train Out Of Town - 57
71105x45 Rockin' Is My Business / You're Gonna Be Sorry – 24-04-57 (rev. May 13)
Audicon (1959)
103 The Sound Of My heart / A Heart For A Heart – 08-59 (rev. Aug. 31)

Dean Mathis



Louis Aldine Mathis, *17-03-1937 Hahira, GA
By Praguefrank, Jim Loessberg

SESSIONS also member of Newbeats, Mathis Brothers (Dean and Marc), Arkansas Cotton Picker (Paul Howard)
1962 unknown - Dean Mathis
001 ST-5530 CRAZY, BUT I’M IN LOVE  Nashville NV-5103
002 None/ST-5531 STUBBORN HEART  D+D 11191  NV-5072
003 None/ST-5532 GOTTA LOT OF LOVE D+D 11191  NV-5072
004 ST-5533 UNFAITHFUL SWEETHEART  NV-5103
1965 unknown, TN - Dean Mathis (Producer: Jack Logan)
005 SoN 15771 MY NEW WORLD Clark CR-228
006 SoN 15772 BLUE LIGHTS AND BROKEN HEARTS CR-228




ALBUMS

? He Grew The Tree: Amazing Grace; Someone To Care; My God Is Real; Near The Cross; Whispering Hope; He Grew The Tree; I’ll Fly Away; Evening Prauer -  (cassette)
? He Choose Me: Peace In The Valley; One Day At A Time; How Long Has It been; Through It All; He Choose Me; I’ll Meet You In The Morning; In The Garden; Precious Memories; He Made Me Somebody Again; Just A Closer Walk With Thee – (cassette)

SINGLES
D+D (1962)
11191 Stubborn Heart / Gotta Lot Of Love - 62
Nashville (1962)
NV-5072  Stubborn Heart / Gotta Lot Of Love – 62 (reissue of D+D 11191)
NV-5103  Unfaithful Sweetheart / Crazy, But I’m I Love – 63
Clark
CR-228 My New World / Blue Lights And Broken Hearts - 65


 

Johnny Jay (Huhta)



John J. Huhta, *09-10-1934 Duluth, MN, +14-07-2012

By Praguefrank, Jim Loessberg, Michel Ruppli

SESSIONS

October 1957 RCA Studio, Nashville, TN – Johnny Jay (Johnny Jay [vcl/gt], Hank Garland [gt], Hargus Robbins [piano], The Jordanaires + more unknown musicians)
001 YW-16067/NB-201 SUGAR DOLL Mercury 71232X45/ BS 2021-3
002 YW-16068/NB-202 TEARS (KEEP ON FALLING)  71232X45
003 YW-16069/NB-203 SEND ME LOVE  71267-X45
004 YW-16070/NB 204 I’M GONNA KEEP IT  71267X45/BS 2021-3
1958 unknown – Johnny Jay
005 THAT'S WHAT I LIKE ABOUT LOVE Play PL 1006X45 / BS 2021-3
006 LET ME KEEP YOUR COMPANY Play PL 1006X45/ BS 2021-3
1965 unknown – Johnny Jay and The Shays (Producer: Johnny Carter)
007 41765/317/103A HEY LITTLE GIRL Cherokeeland 103
008 41765/317/103B HOW COULD YOU GO AWAY Cherokeeland 103
1966 unknown – Johnny Jay  (Producer: Johnny Carter)
009 T4KM-2473 IF YOU REALLY CARED 113=665R-113
010 T4KM-2474 LET ME KNOW YOU CARE 113=665R-113
1966 Nashville, TN –  Johnny Jay
011 SoN-41871  BUCK $ 2:80 ST 115/ BS 2021-3
012 SoN-41872  ROSE GLOW ST 115/ BS 2021-3
ca. July 1967 Nashville, TN –  Johnny Jay (Producer: Pete Drake)
013 ST 5035  REASONABLE FACSIMILE THEREOF  S 133/ BS 2021-3
014 ST 5036  unknown title
015 ST 5037  ONE WAY TICKET  S 133 /BS 2021-3
1970 unknown – John J. Huhta
016 101 THE BARTENDERS SONG Dek DK 101/102/ BS 2021-3
017 102 TEARS (KEEP ON FALLING)  Dek DK 101/102
2006 and sooner unknown – Johnny jay Huhta
WHEN THE BLUES COME ALONG BS 2021-3
I DON’T LEAVE HOME WITHOUT IT BS 2021-3
TOUCH MY WORLD BS 2021-3
BROWN BOTTLE BS 2021-3
2006 Dog Ear Studios, Nashville, TN – Johnny Jay Huhta (Johnny Jay Huhta [vcl], Max Lee Huhton [gt], Mark Huhta [steel/dobro] + more musicians)
I NEVER DID NOT LOVE YOU BS 2021-1
CHLOE BS 2021-1
I THINK OF YOU BS 2021-1 BS 2021-3
JUST ONE TIME BS 2021-1
STORMS NEVER LAST BS 2021-1
COUPLE MORE YEARS BS 2021-1
LADY BLUE BS 2021-1
TOO MANY RAINY DAYS BS 2021-1
I STILL MISS SOMEONE BS 2021-1
TIPTOE AWAY BS 2021-1
NEVER ENDING SONG OF LOVE BS 2021-1
STOP THE WORLD  BS 2021-1
2009 unknown – Johnny Jay Huhta
ALL AROUND
UNWORTHY
WHILE YOU WAIT
HIS LOVE
WHEN PRAYER GOES UP
OH JESUS
TOUCH A HEART TODAY
GOD GOT TO ME
THE OLD RUGGED CROSS
LORD I HOPE THIS DAY IS GOOD
Tracks above issued on album His Love
Discography is incomplete



ALBUMS

Blue Swan BS 2021-1 Back In The Game: I Never Did Not Love You;  Chloe;  I Think of You;  Just One Time;  Storms Never Last;  Couple More Years;  Lady Blue;  Too Many Rainy Days;  I Still Miss Someone;  Tiptoe Away;  Never Ending Song of Love;  Stop The World – 06 Johnny Jay Huhta
Blue Swan BS 2021-3 (UPC634479639661) A Road Well Traveled/A Collection: One Way Ticket;  I'm Gonna Keep It;  When The Blues Come Along;  Tears; Let Me Keep You Company;  The Bartender Song;  I Don't Leave Home Without It;  Buck $2.80;  Touch My World;  I Think of You;  Reasonable Facsimile Thereof;  That's What I Like About Love;  Rosy Glow;  Sugar Doll;  Brown Bottle – 07 (rec. 1957-2006) Johnny Jay Huhta
Blue Swan ? (UPC 884502096835) His Love: All Around;  Unworthy; While You Wait;  His Love;  When Prayer Goes Up; Oh Jesus;  Touch a Heart Today;  God Got to Me;  The Old Rugged Cross;  Lord I Hope This Day Is Good – 09 Johnny Jay Huhta


SINGLES
Mercury (1957)
71232x45 Sugar Doll / Tears (Keep On Falling) – 31-10-57 (rev. Nov. 18)
71267x45 Send Me Love / I'm Gonna Keep It – 29-02-58
Play (1958)
PL 1006X45 That's What I Like About Love / Let Me Keep Your Company – 11-58
Cherokeeland (1965-66)
103 Hey Little Girl / How Could You Go Away – 65
113/665R-113 If You Really Cared / Let Me Know You Care - 66
Stop
ST 115 Buck $2.80 / Rosie Glow - 67
S 133 Reasonable Facsimile Thereof / One Way Ticket – 11-67
Dek (1970) (as John J. Huhta)
DK 101/102 The Bartenders Song / Tears (Keep On Falling)