Monday, May 16, 2016

Steve Gulley



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
2006 Lonesome Day Studio, Booneville, KY – Steve Gulley (Steve Gulley [vcl/gt],  Russell Moore [vcl], Vic Graves, Don Gulley, Jeff Parker , Shawn Lane, Debbie Gulley [vocals], Dale Ann Bradley [vck/bck vcl], Tim Stafford [vcl/gt], Clay Jones [gt], Barry Abernathy [vcl/banjo], J.D. Crowe/ Ron Stewart [banjo], Randy Kohrs [gt/dobro], Doyle Lawson [mandolin], Adam Steffey [vcl/mandolin], Jason Moore [bass instrument],  Tim Crouch / Jim VanCleve [fiddle])
001 YOU COULDN'T PAY ME TO CARE Lonesome Day LDR 010  
002 LIVIN' IT DOWN Lonesome Day LDR 010
003 BIG ROCK IN THE ROAD Lonesome Day LDR 010
004 LITTLE SO AND SO Lonesome Day LDR 010
005 IT AIN'T THE LEAVIN' Lonesome Day LDR 010  
006 PREPARE TO MEET THY GOD Lonesome Day LDR 010
007 MY ELUSIVE DREAMS Lonesome Day LDR 010
008 NO NOT ONE Lonesome Day LDR 010  
009 MOUNTAIN HEART Lonesome Day LDR 010
010 CHEATER OF THE YEAR Lonesome Day LDR 010
011 ANOTHER DAY Lonesome Day LDR 010
012 NEARER MY GOD TO THEE Lonesome Day LDR 010  
013 THE GRAND TOUR Lonesome Day LDR 010
014 ALL ALONE Lonesome Day LDR 010
2010 The Curve Studio, Cumberland Gap, TN – Tim Stafford and Steve Gulley (Steve Gulley [vcl],  Tim Stafford [vcl/gt],  Justin Moses [dobro/ fiddle], Ron Stewart [banjo], Adam Steffey [mandolin], ? [bass]. Producer: Steve Gulley; Tim Stafford)
015 WHY ASK WHY  Rural Rhythm RHY 1066
016 JUST ALONG FOR THE RIDE  Rural Rhythm RHY 1066
017 DOGWOOD WINTER  Rural Rhythm RHY 1066 
018 NEBRASKA SKY  Rural Rhythm RHY 1066
019 JUST ANOTHER SETTING SUN  Rural Rhythm RHY 1066 
020 HOW DID THAT TURN INTO MY PROBLEM?  Rural Rhythm RHY 1066
021 ON A DAY LIKE THIS  Rural Rhythm RHY 1066 
022 YOU HURT ME ALL OVER AGAIN  Rural Rhythm RHY 1066
023 SNOW  Rural Rhythm RHY 1066 
024 TORCHES  Rural Rhythm RHY 1066
025 DEEP END MAN  Rural Rhythm RHY 1066 
026 SIXTEEN CENTS  Rural Rhythm RHY 1066 
027 DYING WON'T BE HARD AT ALL  Rural Rhythm RHY 1066
028 ANGEL ON ITS WAY  Rural Rhythm RHY 1066
2013 [sessions for God Didn't Choose Sides. : Volume 1 Civil War True Stories About Real People] The Curve, Cumberland Gap, TN – Steve Gulley, *w. Gap Creek Quartet: Dale Ann Bradley, Steve Gulley, Don Gulley, Vic Graves)
029 I‘M ALMOST HOME Rural Rhythm RUR 1095
G01 THERE IS A FOUNTAIN* Rural Rhythm RUR 1095
2014 The Curve, Cumberland Gap, TN – Steve Gulley (Steve Gulley [vcl/ gt/ bass g],  TiM Stafford [gt], Ron Steward [banjo/ fiddle], Adam Steffey [mandolin], Mark Fain [bass]. Produced by Steve Gulley)
030 VICTORY IN JESUS RCH 2020
031 PRAY FOR ME RCH 2020
032 LIGHT AT THE RIVER RCH 2020
033 SCARS IN HIS HANDS RCH 2020  
034 THE MAN I OUGHT TO BE RCH 2020  
035 STORMY WATERS RCH 2020
036 HOUSE OF GOLD RCH 2020
037 I MUST TELL JESUS RCH 2020
038 COULD YOU WALK A MILE RCH 2020  
039 THAT I COULD STILL GO FREE RCH 2020  
040 I NEVER SHALL FORGET THE DAY RCH 2020  
041 WHAT WOULD YOU HAVE ME DO? RCH 2020
042 GOD'S NOT DEAD RCH 2020
043 JESUS LOVES ME (FOR MACK) RCH 2020
2014 The Curve, Cumberland Gap, TN – Steve Gulley And New Pinnacle (Steve Gulley [vcl/ gt/ bass g], Gary Robinson, Jr. [mandolin]. Matt Cruby [vcl/banjo], Bryan Turner [vcl/bass],  +Amanda Smith [vcl-1], Tim Crouch [gt/fiddle], Phil Leadbetter [dobro], Mark Laws [percussion])
044 LEAVING CRAZY TOWN RUR 1127
045 HELLO GOODBYE RUR 1127
046 YOU'RE GONE RUR 1127
047 IT'S A LONG, LONG WAY TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD RUR 1127
048 SHE'S A TAKER RUR 1127
049 MATTIE'S RUN RUR 1127
050 DON'T YOU EVER GET TIRED OF HURTING ME RUR 1127
051 THAT GROUND'S TOO HARD TO PLOW RUR 1127
052 YOU CAN'T TAKE JESUS AWAY RUR 1127
053 EVERY TIME YOU LEAVE -1  RUR 1127
054 NOT FADE AWAY RUR 1127
055 TAKE A LOOK RUR 1127


ALBUMS

Lonesome Day LDR 010 Sounds Like Home: You Couldn't Pay Me To Care;  Livin' It Down; Big Rock In The Road;  Little So and So;  It Ain't The Leavin';  Prepare To Meet Thy God;  My Elusive Dreams;  No Not One;  Mountain Heart;  Cheater Of The Year;  Another Day;  Nearer My God To Thee;  The Grand Tour;  All Alone - 17-04-07
Rural Rhythm RHY-1066 Dogwood Winter: Why Ask Why;  Just Along For The Ride; Dogwood Winter;  Nebraska Sky; Just Another Setting Sun;  How Did That Turn Into My Problem?;  On A Day Like This;  You Hurt Me All Over Again;  Snow;  Torches;  Deep End Man;  Sixteen Cents;  Dying Won't Be Hard At All; Angel On Its Way - 10-08-10 W. Tim Stafford
Rural Rhythm Christian RCH 2020 Famly, Friends And Fellowship: Victory In Jesus;  Pray For Me;  Light At The River;  Scars In His Hands;  The Man I Ought To Be;  Stormy Waters; House Of Gold;  I Must Tell Jesus;  Could You Walk A Mile;  That I Could Still Go Free;  I Never Shall Forget The Day;  What Would You Have Me Do?;  God's Not Dead;  Jesus Loves Me (For Mack)- 22-07-14
Rural Rhythm RUR-1127 Steve Gulley And New Pinnacle: Leaving Crazy Town; Hello Goodbye; You're Gone; It's A Long, Long Way To The Top Of The World; She's A Taker; Mattie's Run; Don't You Ever Get Tired Of Hurting Me; That Ground's Too Hard To Plow; You Can't Take Jesus Away;  Every Time You Leave;  Not Fade Away;  Take A Look – 31-03-15












Houston Roberts



By Jim Loessberg, Praguefrank

SESSIONS
Ca 1964 Nashville, TN – Houston Roberts
001 DANNY BOY  JS 6025
002 CARELESS LOVE  JS 6025
003 WHAT’S A WOMAN FOR  JS 6025
004 SEA BREEZE JS 6025
005 CARELESS LOVE JS 6025
006 HANDCUFFED TO LOVE JS 6025
1966 Nashville, TN – Houston Roberts (Producer: Aubrey Mayhew)
007 TK4M-5150-1 THE ALL AMERICAN BOY  LD 0012
008 TK4M-5151-1 SORRY, WRONG NUMBER   LD-0012
1967 Nashville, TN – Houston Roberts (Producer: Aubrey Mayhew)
009 IF THE PRICE IS RIGHT LD 0024
010 THE TIE THAT BINDS  LD-0024

ALBUMS
Hilltop JM/JS-6025 Country Piano: Fancy Pants; Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue; Danny Boy*; What's A Woman For*; Jennie Bell's Dream; Back Home In Indiana; Snow Deer; Sea Breeze*; Careless Love*; Handcuffed To Love* - 02-65 Floyd Cramer / Houston Roberts* solo recordings

SINGLES
Little Darlin
LD 0012 The All American Boy / Sorry, Wrong Number – 10-66 (rev. Nov. 5)
LD 0024 If The Price Is Right / The Tie That Binds – 07-67 (rev. Aug. 19)

Kenny Williams



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
1998 Studio 21 Nashville, TN – Kenny Williams
Unknownn tracks for album Broken Promise
2013-2015 Nashville, TN – Kenny Williams
OVER ME
TRACY'S SONG
GOOD LUCK CHARM
IF I COULD ONLY FLY
GOOD TIME MAN
TWO MORE BOTTLES OF WINE
YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL
DO THE ANGELS KNOW I'M CRYING
PICKIN CHICKIN
QUARTER PAST LONELY
BROKEN PROMISE KING
GIRL LIKE YOU
Tracks above issued on album Good Time Man

ALBUMS
Broken Promise: (details unknown) - 98
Kenny Williams ? (UPC700261434735) Good Time Man: Over Me;  Tracy's Song;  Good Luck Charm;  If I Could Only Fly;  Good Time Man;  Two More Bottles of Wine;  You Are so Beautiful;  Do the Angels Know I'm Crying;  Pickin Chickin;  Quarter Past Lonely;  Broken Promise King;  Girl Like You – 21-12-15

Gene Henslee (by Dick Grant)

GENE HENSLEE
SESSION DISCOGRAPHY

GENE HENSLEE                                                                                                                                                                  Dallas, Tx.                                                                                                       January 1953
Eugene “Gene” Henslee (vcl/rhy gtr); Unk (stl gtr); Unk (fdl); Unk (pno); Unk (stg bs).
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer:

IF-424                          HOW CAN I TELL YOU                                                                                                                 Imperial 8178, Imperial 45-8178
                                      (Gene Henslee) (Commodore Music Corp.)
IF-425                          WHAT WILL YOU DO THEN                                                                               8178,               45-8178
                                      (Gene Henslee) (Commodore Music Corp.)

NB: IMPERIAL 8178/IMPERIAL 45-8178 released Tuesday 27th January 1953.

GENE HENSLEE                                                 Jim Beck Studio, 1101 Ross Avenue         Dallas, Tx.                    Wednesday 3rd June 1953
(vcl/rhy gtr); Unk (stl gtr); Unk (fdl); Unk (pno); Unk (stg bs).
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Lew Chudd

IF-491                          I’M LIKE A KID A’WAITIN’                                                                                                           Imperial 8204, Imperial 45-8204
                                      (G. Henslee) (Commodore Music Corp.)
IF-492                          ARE YOU MISSING WHAT I’M MISSING                                                                                                8204,               45-8204
                                      (G. Henslee) (Commodore Music Corp.)

NB(1): IMPERIAL 8204/IMPERIAL 45-8204 released Tuesday 28th July 1953.
NB(2): IMPERIAL 8204/IMPERIAL 45-8204 reviewed Billboard Country & Western Record Reviews Saturday 8th August 1953 for week ending Saturday 1st August 1953.

GENE HENSLEE                                                 Jim Beck Studio, 1101 Ross Avenue         Dallas, Tx.                    November 1953
(vcl/rhy gtr); Unk (stl gtr); Unk (fdl); Unk (pno); Unk (stg bs).
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer:

IF-547                          A GIRL NAMED HEART BRAKE (sic)                                                                                         Imperial 8227, Imperial 45-8227
                                      (G. Henslee) (Commodore Music Corp.)
IF-548                          DIG’N AND DATIN’                                                                                              8227,               45-8227, United Artists UAS-30173
                                      (G. Henslee) (Commodore Music Corp.)                                                                             EMI/Liberty 2C068-83097, Big Tone BTCD-5709, Disky DC-885962
                                                                                                                                                                                             Buffalo Bop BbCD-55159, Mustang MUST-?, Orbit CD-5906
                                                                                                                                                                                             Presto CD-4, Cactus IMPCD-1, Proper Properbox 103

NB(1): IMPERIAL 8227/IMPERIAL 45-8227 released Tuesday 1st January 1954.
NB(2): IMPERIAL 8227/IMPERIAL 45-8227 reviewed Billboard Country & Western Record Reviews Saturday 16th January 1954 for week ending Saturday 9th January 1954.
NB(3): IMPERIAL 8227/IMPERIAL 45-8227 reviewed Billboard Country & Western Record Reviews Saturday 13th February 1954 for week ending Saturday 6th February 1954.
NB(4): UNITED ARTISTS UAS-30173 “IMPERIAL ROCKABILLIES, Vol.2.” released United Kingdom 1979.
NB(5): EMI/LIBERTY 2C068-83097 “IMPERIAL ROCKABILLIES, Vol.2.” released France 1981.
NB(6): BIG TONE BTCD-5709 “IMPERIAL ROCKABILLIES, Vol.2.” released United Kingdom 1993.
NB(7): DISKY DC-885962 “RED HOT ROCKABILLY, Vol.3.” released Holland 1999.
NB(8): BUFFALO BOP BbCD-55159 “ROCKABILLY BOYS” released Germany 2003.
NB(9): MUSTANG MUST-? “LOOKIN’ FOR MONEY” released
NB(10): ORBIT CD-5906 “ROCK N ROLL DANCE PARTY, Vol.6.” released
NB(11): PRESTO CD-4 “BIG BAD ROCKABILLY BOPPERS, Vol.4.” released
NB(12): CACTUS IMPCD-1 “IMPERIAL HILLBILLY, Vol.1.” released
NB(13): PROPER PROPERBOX 103 “FROM BOPPIN’ HILLBILLY TO RED HOT ROCKABILLY” released United Kingdom 2006.

GENE HENSLEE                                                 Jim Beck Studio, 1914 Forest Avenue      Dallas, Tx.                    Wednesday 26th May 1954
(vcl/rhy gtr); Unk (stl gtr); Unk (fdl); Unk (pno); Unk (stg bs).
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Lew Chudd

IF-604                          NAUGHTY BUT NICE                                                                             Imperial 8260, Imperial X8260
                                      (G. Henslee-T. Felder) (Commodore Music Corp.)
IF-605                          ROCKIN’ BABY                                                                                                                              Imperial 8277, Imperial X8277, United Artists UAS-30173
                                      (G. Henslee) (Commodore Music Corp.)                                                                                               EMI/Liberty 2C068-83097, Liberty GO-2020, Liberty CDP-792998-2
                                                                                                                                                                                             Big Tone BTCD-5708, Chief CCD-1156621, Disky DC-885932
                                                                                                                                                                                             Mustang MUSTCD-2, Mustang MUSTCD-3, Presto CD-7
                                                                                                                                                                                             Proper Properbox 103, Rev-Ola Bandstand CR-REV-170
IF-606                          WHAT WILL I DO                                                                                                                         Imperial 8277, Imperial X8277, Cactus CD-5009, Cactus IMPCD-1
                                      (G. Henslee) (Commodore Music Corp.)
IF-607                          TRY AS I MAY                                                                                                                                Imperial 8260, Imperial X8260
                                      (G. Henslee) (Commodore Music Corp.)

NB(1): IMPERIAL 8260/IMPERIAL X8260 released Thursday 1st July 1954.
NB(2): IMPERIAL 8277/IMPERIAL X8277 released Friday 1st October 1954.
NB(3): IMPERIAL 8277/IMPERIAL X8277 reviewed Billboard Country & Western Record Reviews Saturday 27th November 1954 for week ending Saturday 20th November 1954.
NB(4): LIBERTY GO-2020 “CAT TALK” released United Kingdom 1989.
NB(5): LIBERTY CDP-792998-2 “CAT TALK” released United Kingdom 1989.
NB(6): BIG TONE BTCD-5708 “IMPERIAL ROCKABILLIES, Vol.1.” released United Kingdom 1993.
NB(7): CHIEF CCD-1156521 “ULTRA RARE HILLBILLY BOOGIE, Vol.2.” released Holland 1998.
NB(8): DISKY DC-885932 “RED HOT ROCKABILLY, Part.2.” released Holland 1999.
NB(9): MUSTANG MUSTCD-2 “GOIN’ DOWN THAT ROAD” released 2001.
NB(10): MUSTANG MUSTCD-3 “LET’S GO BOPPIN’ TONIGHT” released 2001.
NB(11): CACTUS CD-5009 “ROCKIN’ HILLBILLY, Vol.10.” released
NB(12): PRESTO CD-7 “BIG BAD ROCKABILLY BOPPERS, Vol.7.” released
NB(13): REV-OLA BANDSTAND CR-REV-170 “COUNTRY GOES ROCK ‘N’ ROLL, Vol2. THE NEW BREED” released United Kingdom 2006.
NB(14): CACTUS IMPCD-1 “IMPERIAL HILLBILLY, Vol.1.” released

GENE HENSLEE                                                                    Summit Studio                                                                    Dallas, Tx.                                                                                           ca. November 1963
(vcl); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Al Klein

DM L-063101/         SHAMBLES                                                                                                                                    Mel-O-dy 110, Brownfield BF-1, United Artists UA 946
BF-1/Sheldon/          (Henslee & Yielding) (Billie Fran Music Co. BMI) Time 2:20      Billie Fran 1, Billie Fran 202
ZTSP-106054             (G. Henslee-P. Yielding) (Billie Fran Music Co. BMI) Time 2:20
DM L-063102           BEAUTIFUL WOMAN                                                                            Mel-O-dy 110
                                      (Howard Hausey)     

NB(1): MEL-O-DY 110 released 21st January 1964.
NB(2): BILLIE FRAN 1 released 1965.
NB(3): UNITED ARTISTS UA 946 released November 1965.

GENE HENSLEE                    Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. Seventh Street  Ft. Worth, Tx.              1965                                                                                                                                       
(vcl); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Major Bill Smith

BF-2/Sheldon            I JUST AIN’T GOT                                                                                                                          Brownfield BF-2, Billie Fran 1
                                      (H. Hausey-J. Whitten) (Billie Fran Music Co. BMI)
BF-3                             BACK IN MY WILD DAYS                                                                                                            Brownfield BF-3, Brownfield B-45-300, Billie Fran 3
                                      (Henslee-Hausey) (Billie Fran Music Co. BMI)
BF-4                             A HECK OF A LIFE                                                                                                                                           BF-4,                   B-45-300,                  3
                                      (G. Henslee) (Billie Fran Music Co. BMI)

NB(1): BROWNFIELD BF-1/BF-2 released 1965.
NB(2): BROWNFIELD BF-3/BF-4 released 1965.
NB(3): BROWNFIELD B 45-300 released 1965.
NB(4): BILLIE FRAN 3 released 1965.

GENE HENSLEE                    Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. Seventh Street  Ft. Worth, Tx.              1965
(vcl); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Major Bill Smith

ZTSB-106053/           I DON’T WANNA GO HOME                                                                United Artists UA 946, Billie Fran 202, Billie Fran BF-205
BF-202/                      (D. DiMinno) (United Artists Music Co., Inc. ASCAP)
DMRS-720225
LH-2128                     WHEN THE COLD WIND BLOWS                                                                                              Brownfield BF-25
                                      ()
LH-2129                     I CAN’T HELP BUT HELP MYSELF                                                                                                                BF-25
                                      ()
                                      YOU JUST CAN’T QUIT                                                                                                                Billie Fran BF-02
                                      ()

NB(1): BROWNFIELD BF-25 released 1965.
NB(2): BILLIE FRAN 202 released 1965.
NB(3): BILLIE FRAN BF-02 released 1966.

GENE HENSLEE                    Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. Seventh Street  Ft. Worth, Tx.              1966
(vcl); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Major Bill Smith

LH-2446                     IF YOU REALLY WANT ME TO I’LL GO                                                                                      Billie Fran BF-02, Bobby R-101, Le Cam LC-334-B, Billie Fran BF-205
                                      ()                                                                                                                                                    
BF-30-1                       MY FORTUNE (IS YOU) aka “I MADE A FORTUNE THAT DAY”       Brownfield BF-30-1, Billie Fran 30, Jubilee 45-9015
SoN-45981/              ()                                                                                                                                                     Billie Fran BF-013, Robbie R-102
BF-30-2/                     THINGS I WANT TO BE                                                                                                                Brownfield BF-30-2, Billie Fran 30, Jubilee 45-9015
634-S-9202               ()                                                                                                                                                     Robbie R-102, Starday 45-904, Billie Fran BF-013
SoN-45982                WELCOME TO (HARD TIMES)                                                            

NB(1): BROWNFIELD BF-30-1/BF-30-2 released 1966.
NB(2): JUBILEE 45-9015 released May 1966.
NB(3): BILLIE FRAN 30 released 1966.
NB(4): BILLIE FRAN BF-013 released 1967.
NB(5): ROBBIE R-102 released 1969.
NB(6): STARDAY 45-904 released May 1970.
NB(7): STARDAY 45-904 a date of 26th May 1970 is stamped on the labels.
NB(8): STARDAY 45-904 reviewed Billboard Saturday 13th June 1970.
NB(9): STARDAY 45-904 a date of 15th June 1970 is stamped on the labels.
NB(10: BILLIE FRAN BF-205 released 1975.

GENE HENSLEE                    Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. Seventh Street  Ft. Worth, Tx.              1967
(vcl-1); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Major Bill Smith

JH-43/JOZ-596         SOUL OF A MAN                                                                                    (Inst)                            Billie Fran BF-14, Josie 45-982
                                      (Bob Skelton) (Le Bill Music Co. BMI) Time 2:23
JOZ-597                      SOUL OF A MAN                                                                                    -1                                                   BF-14,          45-982, Bobby R-101, Christi LC-820
                                      (Bob Skelton) (Le Bill Music Co. BMI) Time 2:23                         

NB(1): BILLIE FRAN BF-14 released Tuesday 12th September 1967.
NB(2): BILLIE FRAN BF-14 reviewed Billboard-Chart spotlight predicted to reach the Hot 100 Chart Saturday 23rd September 1967.
NB(3): JOSIE 45-982 released October 1967.
NB(4): JOSIE 45-982 Labels state produced by Major Bill Smith for Billie Fran Records.
                                                                           
GENE HENSLEE                    Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. Seventh Street  Ft. Worth, Tx.              1968
(vcl); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Major Bill Smith

                                      TODAY’S BETTER THAN YESTERDAY                                                                                          Billie Fran BF-20
                                      ()
                                      CITY OF HOPE                                                                                                                                                BF-20
                                      ()
                                      BIG VINE COVERED HOUSE                                                                 Le Cam (Uniss)
                                      ()
                                      GOING BACK HOME                                                                             Le Cam (Uniss)
                                      ()
                                      GOT TO START THINKING ABOUT TOMORROW                                                                   Le Cam (Uniss)
                                      ()

NB: BILLIE FRAN BF-20 released 1968.
                                     
GENE HENSLEE                    Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. Seventh Street  Ft. Worth, Tx.              1968
(vcl); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Major Bill Smith

                                      HARD TIMES                                                                                                                                 Le Cam (Uniss)
                                      ()
                                      I BELIEVE IN MUSIC                                                                               Le Cam (Uniss)
                                      ()
                                      YOU JUST CAN’T QUIT                                                                                                                Le Cam (Uniss)
                                      ()
                                      BEAUTIFUL WOMAN                                                                            Le Cam (Uniss)
                                      ()

GENE HENSLEE                    Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. Seventh Street  Ft. Worth, Tx.              1969
(vcl); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Major Bill Smith

LH-5987                     SIX MEN                                                                                                                                        Bobby R-101
                                      ()  

NB: BOBBY R-101 released 1969.




GENE HENSLEE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1970
(vcl); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer:

634-S-9201/             LIFE TO LEGEND (A TRIBUTE TO BOB WILLS)                                                                         Starday 45-904, Starday SLP-469
R-103-1                      (Gene Henslee) (Tarheel-Billie Fran Music BMI) Time 2:45    

NB: STARDAY SLP-469 “THE BOB WILLS STORY” released December 1970.

GENE HENSLEE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         9th November 1971                           
(vcl); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer:

BF-200A/                    I’VE FOUND SOMEONE OF MY OWN                                                                                      Billie Fran BF-200
DMRS-71109A          ()
BF-200B/                    TODAY I FEEL LIKE GOING HOME                                                                                                              BF-200
DMRS-71109A          ()

NB: BILLIE FRAN BF-200 released 1971.

SCOTT GRADY And GENE HENSLEE                      
                                               Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. Seventh Street  Ft. Worth, Tx.              1972

Gene (vcl); Scott Grady (vcl); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Major Bill Smith

LC-7204/116            NOBODY’S DONE IT LIKE BOB                                                             Christi C-307
                                      (Gene Henslee) (Softcharay Music BMI)
LC-720427/DM        BLACK VELVET                                                                                                                                         C-307
LC-772                        () (Softcharay Music BMI)         

NB CHRISTI C-307 released 1972.

GENE HENSLEE                    Clifford Herring  Sound Studio, 1705 W. Seventh Street Ft. Worth, Tx.              1973
(vcl); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Major Bill Smith

                                      IT ALL STARTED WITH BOB                                                                  Christi LC-820
                                      ()

NB: CHRISTI LC-820 released  

GENE HENSLEE                    Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. Seventh Street  Ft. Worth, Tx.              1973
GENE HENSLEE & FRIENDS-2
(vcl); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Major Bill Smith

LC-853-R                    NOBODY’S DONE IT LIKE BOB    -1-2                                                 Le Cam LC-334-A, Christi LC-1019
                                      (Gene Henslee) (Softcharay Music BMI) Time 3:19

NB(1): LE CAM LC-334 released 1973.
NB(2): CHRISTI LC-1019 released 1980.

GENE HENSLEE & Jody Lyons Singers
                                               Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. Seventh Street  Ft. Worth, Tx.              1974
(vcl); Jody Lyons Singers (chrs); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Bill Abbott

LC-887                        SATURDAY NIGHT AT CAINS                                                                Christi LC-304A 
                                      (Major Bill Smith) (BMI) Time 2:03
LC-888                        WALKING DOWN THE ROAD                                                                         LC-304B
                                      (Gene Henslee) (BMI)

NB: CHRISTI LC-304 released 1974.

GENE HENSLEE                    Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. Seventh Street  Ft. Worth, Tx.              1975
(vcl); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer:

                                      HERE COMES THE BLUES                                                                                                           Billie Fran BFR-2500
                                      ()
                                      HANGIN’ UP MY OLD GUITAR                                                            Billie Fran BFR-2501
                                      ()

NB: BILLIE FRAN BFR-2500/BFR-2501 released 1975.

GENE HENSLEE                              Pantego Studio, 2310 Raper Street                                                                    Arlington, Tx.                                                                                                 ca. May 1975
(vcl); Unk (ld gtr); Bobby Boltright (fdl); Tommy Camfield (fdl); Gerry Hall (stl gtr); Jerry Abbott (pno); Unk (stg bs); Unk (dms); Billie Henslee (b/grd vcl);
Frances Henslee (b/grd vcl).                                                                                                   Producer:

                                      SAN ANTONIO ROSE                                                                             Billie Fran GH-13
                                      ()
                                      THE BOY FROM TURKEY, TEXAS                                                                           GH-13, Christi LC-410
LC-31075A                 ()
                                      NOBODY’S DONE IT LIKE BOB                                                                              GH-13
                                      (Gene Henslee) (Softcharay Music BMI)
                                      BOB, ALL THE BOYS AND ME                                                                               GH-13
                                      ()
                                      SATURDAY NIGHT AT CAINS                                                                                 GH-13
                                      (Major Bill Smith)
                                      LIFE TO LEGEND         (A TRIBUTE TO BOB WILLS)                                                                                  GH-13, Billie Fran GH-13, Billie Fran BF-14
R-103-1                      (Gene Henslee) (Tarheel/Billie Fran Music BMI)

NB(1): BILLIE FRAN BF-14 released 1975.
NB(2): CHRISTI LC-410 released 1975.

GENE HENSLEE                              Pantego Studio, 2310 Raper Street                                                                    Arlington, Tx.                                                                                                                1975
(vcl); Unk (ld gtr); Bobby Boltright (fdl); Tommy Camfield (fdl); Gerry Hall (stl gtr); Jerry Abbott (pno); Unk (stg bs); Unk (dms); Billie Henslee (b/grd vcl); Frances Henslee (b/grd vcl).                                                                                       Producer:

                                      I CUT MY TEETH ON GOOD OLD WESTERN SWING                                                              Billie Fran GH-13, Billie Fran GH-13
                                      (Gene Henslee)
                                      CONVICT AND A ROSE                                                                                                                                 GH-13, Billie Fran BF-202
                                      ()
                                      I WISH I FELT THIS WAY AT HOME                                                                                                             GH-13, Billie Fran GH-13, Billie Fran BF-202
                                      ()
                                      PANHANDLE RAG                                                                                                  GH-13
                                      ()
LC-31075B                 IT’S YOUR WAGON, PULL IT                                                                Christi LC-410
                                      ()

NB(1): BILLIE FRAN GH-13 “THE BOY FROM TURKEY, TEXAS *AS I REMEMBER HIM” released 1975.
NB(2): BILLIE FRAN BF-202 released 1975.

GENE HENSLEE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1975
(vcl); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: George W. Ware
                                                                                                                                                                                             Arranger: Howard Crockett

BF-14-1                       TRAVELIN’ COWBOYS                                                                                                                 Billie Fran BF-14
                                      (Gene Henslee)

GENE HENSLEE                    Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. Seventh Street  Ft. Worth, Tx.              1976
(vcl); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer:

G-1                               A COUPLE MORE YEARS                                                                                                             GG G-1
                                      ()
G-2/76906 DM        GETTIN’ DRUNK AND OUTA HAND                                                                                         GG G-2, GG G2B
                                      ()

NB(1): GG G-1/G-2 released 1976.
NB(2): GG G2B/GG 1077A released 1977.

GENE HENSLEE                    Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. Seventh Street  Ft. Worth, Tx.              1977
(vcl); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer:

ATP-1077A                 LIFE’S A MISERY DEALIN’ MOTHER                                                                                           GG 1077A
                                      ()               


T. GENE HENSLEE-1   Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. Seventh Street            Ft. Worth, Tx.              1978
MAJOR BILL SMITH & GENE HENSLEE The Fort Worth Legend-2
(vcl); Major Bill Smith (recit-3); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Terry Beene

LC-921-AA/                SATURDAY NIGHT AT CAINS       -1                                                     Christi LC-921
WSS/474                    (Major Bill Smith) (Softcharay Music BMI)
LC-921-A/                  THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES    -1-2-3                                                        LC-921, Christi LC-1019, Christi LC-4580
WSS/474                    (Henslee-Smith) (Softcharay Music BMI)
LC-1019-A                  (Major Bill Smith-Gene Henslee) (Softcharay Music BMI) Time 2:30

NB(1): CHRISTI LC-921 released 1978.
NB(2): Side AA states Tribute to Bob Wills & his Texas Playboys.
NB(3): Side A states Tribute to Bob Wills, Tommy Duncan, Lefty Frizzell.
NB(4): CHRISTI LC-4580 released

GENE HENSLEE                    Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. Seventh Street  Ft. Worth, Tx.              1979
(vcl); plus Unk Musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producer: Don Coors

DC-4A                          (SHE’S NOT) LAYING IN THIS BED WITH ME TONITE                                                             Coors DC-4, Coors DC-4
                                      (Gene Henslee) (Don Coors Publishing Co. BMI)
DC-4B                          A PRETTY GOOD SONG                                                                                                                        DC-4, Coors DC-4
                                      ()
DC-5A                          I THREW THE BEST PART AWAY                                                          Coors DC-5
                                      () (BMI)

NB(1): COORS DC-4 released 1979.
NB(2): COORS DC-4/COORS DC-5 released 1979.

GENE HENSLEE                    Clifford Herring Sound Studio, 1705 W. Seventh Street  Ft. Worth, Tx.              1979
(vcl);
                                                                                                                                                                                             Producers: Curtis & Wayne
                                                                                                                                                                                             Executive Producer: Don Coors

DC-7                            I’VE LOST ALL MY WILL, AND MY POWER                                                                              Coors DC-7
                                      (D. Coors & G. Henslee) (Don Coors Pub. Co./BMI)

NB: COORS DC-4/COORS DC-7 released 1979.




DISCOGRAPHY compiled by CLAES-HÁKAN OLOFSSON, HANS WEBECK, DICK GRANT, ADAM KOMOROWSKI, BILL DANIELS & MICHEL RUPPLI with acknowledgements to the late Major Bill Smith, Kriss London, Sonny Christopher, Lars Lungren, Kent Heineman, Mario Manciotti, Carl LaFong & Frantisek Frank.

1976-2016.