Monday, May 23, 2016

Dewey Ritter



*01-06-1929 Chesterfield County, VA, +12-09-2001
3rd version

by Praguefrank, Mario Manciotti, Michel Ruppli
SESSIONS

21 May 1951 unknown – Dewey Ritter
001 81058 YESTERDAY'S LOVE Coral 9-64098/HBR CD 070
002 81059 MOTHER, THE QUEEN OF MY HEART Coral 9-64098/HBR CD 070
003 81060 ONE MAN'S LOSS IS ANOTHER MAN'S GAIN Coral 9-64109/HBR CD 070
004 81061 ONE GOLDEN CURL Coral 9-64109/HBR CD 070
5 February 1952 unknown – Dewey Ritter
005 82251 THIS HEART OF MINE Coral 9-64176/HBR CD 070
006 82252 I'M LEAVIN' TOWN Coral 9-64136/HBR CD 070
007 82253 WHEN MY DAY ROLLS AROUND Coral 9-6417/HBR CD 0706
008 82254 SOLD DOWN THE RIVER Coral 9-64136/HBR CD 070
HILLBILLY RESEARCHER HBR CD 070 CORAL 64000 volume Two
1961 unknown – Dewey Ritter And The Country Cavaliers
009 MR. ARMS New Dominion 1212
010 THINGS TO FORGET  New Dominion 1212
1963 unknown – Dewey Ritter
011 ZTSB-83445 MOVE IT ON OVER Shoestring SHO 103
012 ZTSB-83446 BOUQUET OF ROSES Shoestring SHO 103
013 ZTSB-83447 IT IS NO SECRET SHO 104
014 ZTSB-83448 WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS SHO 104
1966 poss. Greensboro, NC – Dewey Ritter And The Panhandle Boys
015 BE MY SUNSHINE FOREVER Tornado 103
016 I WALK A LONELY ROAD (BECAUSE OF YOU) 103
1966 poss. Greensboro, NC – Dewey Ritter
017 BIG DEAL 109
018 GEORGIA TOOK MY NAME AWAY 109


SINGLES
Coral (1951-52)
9-64098 Yesterday’s Love / Mother, The Queen Of My Heart - 51
9-64109 One Golden Curl / One Man’s Loss Is Another – 11-51
9-64136 I’m Leavin‘ Town / Sold Down The River – 08-52 (rev. Aug. 8)
9-64176 This Heart Of Mine / When My Days Rolls Around – 54
New Dominion Barn Dance (1961)
DBD-45-1212 Mr. Arms / Things To Forget – 10-61
Shoestring (1963)
SHO 103 Move It On Over / Bouquet Of Roses – 63
SHO 104 It is No Secret / What A Friend We Have In Jesus – 63
Tornado (1966)
T 103 I Walk A Lonely Road (Because Of You) / Be My Sunshine Forever  - 66
T 109 Big Deal / Georgia Took My Name Away - 66

Sammy Johns



Sammy Reginald Johns, *07-02-1946 Charlotte, NC, +04-01-2013
3rd version
By Praguefrank
SESSIONS
1964 Unknown – Sammy Johns and The Devilles (Sammy Johns [vcl], James Murray [harmonica] + unknown musicians)
001 C-64-187/SO 607  MAKING TRACKS Derrick 1000 Kedlen 129
002 C-64-188 WORD DON’T COME MY WAY Kedlen 129
1973 The Sound Pit, Atlanta, GA – Sammy Johns (arr. By Jefferson Lee. Producer: Jefferson Lee)
003 4376  EARLY MORNING LOVE GRC 2021/GA-5003 BS-3063 COL-CD-5033
1973 The Sound Pit, Atlanta, GA – Sammy Johns (Producer: Jay Senter, Larry Knechtel)
004 4485/TCA6749  CHEVY VAN* GRC 2046 WBS-8441 MCA-53398/GA-5003 BS-3063 COL-CD-5033
005 4486 HANG MY HEAD AND MOAN GRC  2046/GA-5003 BS-3063
*GRC and WB tracks may be different, running time: time 2:54, 2:57
1972 The Sound Pit, Atlanta, GA – Sammy Johns (Sammy Johns [vcl/ac gt], James Burton [gt],  Dean Parks [gt], Buddy Emmons [steel], Chuck Rainey [bass], Larry Knechtel [bass/gt], Jim Gordon [drums/percussion], Mylon Lefevre, Herb Pedersen, The Blackberries [bck vcl])
006 JENNY GRC GA-5003
007 4953  RAG DOLL GRC 2062/GA-5003 BS-3063 COL-CD-5033
008 RCA6130 FRIENDS OF MINE GRC 2062 *WBS-8224/GA-5003 COL-CD-5033
009 AMERICA GRC 1001 WBS-8270/GA-5003  COL-CD-5033
010 HOLY MOTHER, AGING FATHER GRC 2021/GA-5003 COL-CD-5033
011 LET THE SUN SHINE GRC GA-5003
012 WAY OUT JESUS [WAY OUT TEARS*] GRC GA-5003 COL-CD-5033*
013 SHAKE A HAND  GRC 1003/ COL-CD-5033
014 RUN BOY RUN GRC 1007/COL-CD-5033
1973 or 1976 unknown – Sammy Johns
015 SANDY HILL COL-CD-5033
016 CRY COL-CD-5033
017 BAYOU BABY  COL-CD-5033
018 WE WILL SHINE  COL-CD-5033
1976 Hollywood, CA – Sammy Johns (Producer: Jay Senter, Larry Knechtel)
019 COUNTRY LADY WB BS-3063                        
020 YOU'RE SO SWEET WB BS-3063                     
021 TCA6129  PEAS IN A POD WB WBS-8224/BS-3063 COL-CD-5033
022 TCA6423 BLESS MY SOUL WB WBS-8270/BS-3063                        
023 JENNY WB BS-3063                               
024 TCA6738 HEY, MR. DREAMER WB WBS-8335/BS-3063                    
025 FEMALE CHAUVINIST SOW  WBS-8335
1977 unknown – Sammy Johns
026 MUSIC OF THE BAND  WBS-8441
1980 unknown – Sammy Johns
027 RW 38792 FALLING OVER YOU Real World 7307
028 SIX FEET TALL AND HANDSOME  Real World 7307
1981 poss. Nashville, TN – Sammy Johns (Producer: James Stroud)
029 COMMON MAN Elektra E-47189
030 EASY TO BE WITH YOU  E-47189
031 LOVE ME OFF THE ROAD E-47248 MCA-53398
032 THIS TIME  E-47248
Fall 1982 unknown – Sammy Johns
033 THERE, I'VE SAID IT AGAIN  Southern Tracks ST 1010
034 ALL WRAPPED UP IN YOUR LOVE  Southern Tracks ST 1010 ST-1031 ST-1036/ STCD-0123
1984 unknown – Sammy Johns (Producer: Doug Johnson, Tom Long)
035 U 12184 I'D RATHER BE HURT BY YOU ST 1031
1985 unknown – Sammy Johns
036 U12980 DESPERADO LOVE  ST 1036/ STCD-0123  
1985 unknown – Sammy Johns
037 U14123 YOU JUST MADE ME UP IN YOUR MIND ST 1046/ STCD-0123  
038 U14123 LIFETIME THING  ST 1046
1987 unknown – Sammy Johns (Producer: Sonny Limbo, Doug Johnson)
039 U18055 TENNESSEE VALLEY GIRL ST 1075 ST 1096
040 U18055 ROCK ME LIKE A BABY ST 1075
041 U19755 EARLY MORNING LOVE ST 1086
1988 unknown – Sammy Johns (Producer: Bill Mueller)
042 U21685 SAM'S SONGS (CHEVY VAN, COMMON MAN, AMERICA) ST 1096
1991 unknown – Sammy Johns
043 DANCIN' AND GLANCIN' AGAIN STCD-0020/ STCD-0123  
044 A NEW LIFE BEGUN STCD-0020
Btw 1982/2000 Old House Studio, Gastonia, NC- Sammy Johns (Sammy Johns [vcl], Marty Cofield [gt/banjo], Bo Baity [bass])
045 RAG DOLL   STCD-0123
046 GOOD BYE EYES   STCD-0123
047 HOLDIN' ON   STCD-0123                                                         
048 HEY MISTER DREAMER   STCD-0123                                                
049 GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN   STCD-0123                                            
050 AMERICA   STCD-0123                                                           

ALBUMS

GRC GA-5003 Sammy Johns: Early Morning Love; Chevy Van; Jenny; Rag Doll; Hang My Head And Moan; Friends Of Mine; America; Holy Mother, Aging Father; Let The Sun Shine; Way Out Tears – 02-73
Warner Brothers BS-3063 Sammy Johns Sings "The Van": Chevy Van; Early Morning Love; Hang My Head And Moan; Ragdoll; Country Lady; You're So Sweet; Peas In A Pod; Bless My Soul; Jenny; Hey, Mr. Dreamer – 77 (original soundtrack)
Collectables COL-CD-5033-2 Golden Classics:  Early Morning Love; Chevy Van; Cry; Peas In A Pod; Bayou Bay; Friends Of Mine; Way Out Tears; Sandy Hill; Shake A Hand; America; Holy Mother, Aging Father; Rag Doll; We Will Shine; Run Boy Run – 22-04-94
Southern Tracks STCD-0123 Honky-Tonk Moon:  All Wrapped Up; Rag Doll; Good Bye Eyes; Dancin' Again; You Made Me Up; Holdin' On; Desperado Love; Hey Mister Dreamer;  Gone But Not Forgotten; America – 07-11-00


SINGLES
Kedlen (1964)
129 Making Tracks / Word Don’t Come My Way - 64
Derrick 1000 [Sammy Johns:] Making Tracks / [Kip Anderson:] I Wanna Be The Only One
GRC (1973-75)                  
GRC-1001 Shake A Hand / ? - 73
GRC-1007 America / Run Boy Run - 73
GRC-2021 Early Morning Love / Holy Mother, Aging Father – 08-74 (rev. Aug. 10)
GRC-2046 Chevy Van / Hang My Head And Moan – 01-75
GRC-2062 Friends Of Mine / Rag Doll – 05-75
Warner Brothers (1976-77)           
WBS 8224 Peas In A Pod / Friends Of Mine  - ca. 26-05-76
WBS 8270 America / Bless My Soul – 09-76 (rev. Oct. 9)
WBS 8335 Hey, Mister Dreamer / Female Chauvinist Sow – 02-77
WBS 8441 Chevy Van / Music Of The Band – 08-77
Real World (1980)
RW 7307 Falling Over You / Six Feet Tall And Handsome – 09-80 (rev. Sept. 6)
Elektra (1981)               
E-47189 Common Man / Easy To Be With You – 08-81 (rev. Aug. 29)
E-47248 Love Me Off The Road / This Time – 11-81
Southern Tracks (1982-)           
ST 1010 There, I've Said It Again / All Wrapped Up In Your Love - 11-82 (rev. Nov. 20)
ST 1031 I'd Rather Be Hurt By You / All Wrapped Up In Your Love - 84
ST 1036 Desperado Love / All Wrapped Up In Your Love – 03-85  (rev. March 30)
ST 1046 You Just Made Me Up In Your Mind / Lifetime Thing – ca. 11-85
ST 1075 Tennessee Valley Girl / Rock Me Like A Baby – ca. 03-87
ST 1086 Early Morning Love / ? – ca. 08-87
ST 1096 Sam's Songs (Chevy Van, Common Man, America) / Tennessee Valley Girl - 88
MCA-53398 Chevy Van / Love Me Off The Road - 08-88  (released on MCA)
STCD-0020 Dancin' And Glancin' Again / A New Life Begun – 91 (CD single)

Gary Dawson



By Jim Loessberg, Praguefrank

SESSIONS

1970 unknown - Gary Dawson and the Ranglers (Buddy Emmons [steel] + unknown musicians)

001 TOMORROW I'LL CRY* D-Ton 116
002 DAD DREAMS  116
*same track as on Charlie Hamilton’s D 110 single
1974 poss. Nashville, TN – Gary Dawson (Producer: Louis Owens)
003 POUR THE WINE RAC-3
004 GOD FORGIVE ME RAC-3
Summer 1974 Nashville, TN – Gary Dawson
005 THIS OLE NINETY PROOF (WON'T TURN ME LOOSE) Papa Joe PJ-715
006 LET ME KISS YOU ONE MORE TIME Papa Joe PJ-715
1974 Nashville, TN – Gary Dawson
007 SHE’S LOVING ME, THE WAY I WANTED YOU TO PJ-721
008 I TOOK HER FOR A FOOL PJ-721
1975 Nashville, TN – Gary Dawson
009 ANOTHER PLACE I CAN’T GO PJ-727
010 FLOOR BENEATH YOUR FEET PJ-737




SINGLES
D-Ton (1970)
D 116 Tomorrow I'll Cry / Dad Dreams  - 70
RAC (1974)
RAC-3 Pour The Wine / God Forgive Me - 74
Papa Joe (1974)
PJ-715 This Ole Ninety Proof (Won't Turn Me Loose) / Let Me Kiss You One More Time – 74
PJ-721 She’s Loving Me, The Way I Wanted You To / I Took Her For A Fool  - 74
PJ-727 Another Place I Can’t Go / Another Place I Can’t Go -75 (promo)
PJ-737 Floor Beneath Your Feet / Floor Beneath Your Feet – 75  (promo)