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)

Say Zuzu



By Praguefrank

SESSIONS
probably two unknown albums btw1988-1994 exist
Ca 1994 Meadowlar Studios, Dover, NH – Say Zuzu
001 NORTH O HOLLER  MN 330720
002 I KNOW HIM WELL MN 330720
003 COLORADO MN 330720
004 HERE AGAIN MN 330720
005 TOMORROW MN 330720
006 ARIZONA MN 330720
007 LOVELY MARY MN 330720
008 PAUL MN 330720
009 WAITING MN 330720
010 STILL HERE MN 330720
Ca 1994 [live] unknown, NH – Say Zuzu
01001 THE RIVER  MN 330720
01002 HIGHWAY SIGNS  MN 330720
01003 HAMPTON DISCO QUEEN  MN 330720
1995 unknown, NH – Say Zuzu
011 HIGHWAY SIGNS PD 004D
012 RAIN ON THE MOUNTAIN PD 004D
013 MERLE PD 004D
014 BUXTON PD 004D
015 THIRSTY PD 004D
016 DIANE PD 004D
017 BETTER DAYS PD 004D
018 B+M PD 004D
019 ABBEY SAWYER MEMORIAL HIGHWAY PD 004D
020 SNOWS PD 004D NOVEMBER RAIN PD 004D
021 THE DRIVING SONG PD 004D 
1997 unknown, NH – Say Zuzu
022 THE FARM PD 005D 
023 14 OTHER WAYS PD 005D
024 HARD LINE PD 005D
025 TAKE THESE TURNS PD 005D
026 MY MY MY PD 005D
027 THIS TOWN PD 005D
028 DON'T TIE ME DOWN PD 005D
029 LIKE MAMA SAID PD 005D
030 NICKLE STORE STOMP PD 005D
031 THE TWINE SONG PD 005D
032 DEAD DOG PD 005D
033 CHAMBERLAIN'S GUARD PD 005D
034 BROKEN PD 005D 
1997 Sun Studio, 706 Union Ave., Memphis, TN – Say Zuzu
035 706 UNION PD 005D
1998 unknown, NH – Say Zuzu
036 PENNSYLVANIA Broken White BW 6001
037 WASTING TIME Broken White BW 6001
038 TIME WAS Broken White BW 6001
039 MAYLEE Broken White BW 6001
040 FREDERICKSBURG Broken White BW 6001
041 MOONSHINER Broken White BW 6001
042 OTHER GIRLS Broken White BW 6001
043 I'M YOUR MAN (STRINGBEAN) Broken White BW 6001
044 BIG BLUE Broken White BW 6001
045 GOVERNMENT JOB Broken White BW 6001
046 BULL'S THEME Broken White BW 6001
047 HANK Broken White BW 6001
048 RISING OF THE MOON Broken White BW 6001
11-12 December 1998 [live] The Stone Church, Newmarket, NH/ 8 January 1999 [live] The Press Room, Portsmouth, NH – Say Zuzu (Cliff Murphy [vcl/gt/hamrmonica], Jon Nolan [vcl/gt], James Nolan [bass/bck vcl], Steve Ruhm [drums])
04801 HIGHWAY SIGNS Broken White BW 6007
04802 TAKE THESE TURNS Broken White BW 6007
04803 THE FARM Broken White BW 6007
04804 I KNOW HIM WELL Broken White BW 6007
04805 B+M Broken White BW 6007
04806 GOOD HEARTED WOMAN Broken White BW 6007
04807 LOVELY MARY Broken White BW 6007
04808 THE TWINE SONG Broken White BW 6007
04809 TOMORROW Broken White BW 6007
04810 COLORADO  Broken White BW 6007
04811 PAUL Broken White BW 6007
04812 NOVEMBER RAIN Broken White BW 6007
04813 RAIN ON THE MOUNTAIN Broken White BW 6007
04814 LOVE ME Broken White BW 6007
2002 unknown – Say Zuzu
049 LONELY Mill Town MTR 6601
050 WISH ME WELL Mill Town MTR 6601
051 GLOW Mill Town MTR 6601
052 GOOD GIRL Mill Town MTR 6601
053 INDEPENDENCE DAY Mill Town MTR 6601
054 BLUE TO HERE Mill Town MTR 6601
055 YOU DON'T KNOW ME Mill Town MTR 6601
056 DON'T LEAVE Mill Town MTR 6601
057 SUGARBOWL Mill Town MTR 6601
058 DOLDRUMS Mill Town MTR 6601
059 POSTCARD Mill Town MTR 6601
060 STILL Mill Town MTR 6601
20 September 2002 [live] Bürgerhaus, Heilbronn-Böckingen, GER – Say Zuzu (Cliff Murphy [vcl/gt], John Nolan [vcl/gt], John Pistey [bass], Tim Nylander [drums])
06001 DON'T LEAVE Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06002 TAKE THESE TURNS Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06003 YOU DON'T KNOW ME Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06004 GOOD GIRL Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06005 MAYLEE Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06006 WASTING TIME Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06007 PENNSYLVANIA Blue Rose BLU CD0334 +dvd
06008 LIKE A HURRICANE Blue Rose BLU CD0334 +dvd
06009 LONELY Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06010 B+M Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06011 BLUE TO HERE Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06012 I'M YOUR MAN (STRINGBEAN) Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06013 INDEPENDENCE DAY Blue Rose BLU CD0334 +dvd
06014 SUGAR BOWL Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06015 DOLDRUMS Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06016 BUXTON Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06017 COLORADO Blue Rose BLU CD0334 +dvd
06018 GLOW  Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06019 POSTCARD Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06020 THE APARTMENT SONG Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06021 THE BOXING SONG Blue Rose BLU CD0334 + dvd
06022 WISH ME WELL Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06023 706 UNION Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06024 GALLANT FORTY-TWA Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06025 HIGHWAY SIGNS Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06026 THE TWINE SONG Blue Rose BLU CD0334
06027 GOIN' DOWN THE ROAD FEELIN' BAD  Blue Rose BLU CD0334



ALBUMS

Say Zuzu MN 330720CD Say Zuzu: North O Holler ; I Know Him Well; Colorado; Here Again; Tomorrow; Arizona; Lovely Mary; Paul; Waiting; Still Here; The River (Live); Highway Signs (Live); Hampton Disco Queen (Live) - 95
Say Zuzu PP-004D Highway Signs And Driving Songs:  Highway Signs; Rain On The Mountain; Merle; Buxton; Thirsty; Diane; Better Days; B+M; Abbey Sawyer Memorial Highway; Snows; November Rain; The Driving Song - 95
Say Zuzu PP-005D Take These Turns: The Farm;  14 Other Ways; Hard Line; Take These Turns; My My My; This Town; Don't Tie Me Down; Like Mama Said; Nickle Store Stomp; The Twine Song; Dead Dog; Chamberlain's Guard; Broken; 706 Union- 06-97 probably 5th album
Broken White BW 6001/MN 30719CD Bull: Pennsylvania; Wasting Time; Time Was; Maylee; Fredericksburg; Moonshiner; Other Girls; I'm Your Man (Stringbean); Big Blue; Government Job; Bull's Theme; Hank; Rising Of The Moon - 98
Broken White BW 6007 Live: Highway Signs; Take These Turns; The Farm; I Know Him Well; B+M; Good Hearted Woman; Lovely Mary; The Twine Song; Tomorrow; Colorado ; Paul; November Rain; Rain On The Mountain; Love Me - 99
Mill Town MTR 6601 Every Mile: Lonely; Wish Me Well; Glow; Good Girl; Independence Day; Blue To Here; You Don't Know Me; Don't Leave; Sugarbowl; Doldrums; Postcard; Still – 02 (also in Germany on Blue Rose BLU CD0264)
Blue Rose [GER] BLU CD0334 Live In Germany:  Don't Leave; Take These Turns; You Don't Know Me; Good Girl; Maylee; Wasting Time; Pennsylvania; Like A Hurricane; Lonely; B+M; Blue To Here; I'm Your Man (Stringbean); Independence Day; Sugar Bowl; Doldrums; Buxton; Colorado; Glow ; Postcard; The Apartment Song; The Boxing Song; Wish Me Well; 706 Union; Gallant Forty-Twa; Highway Signs; The Twine Song; Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad ; [DVD:] Pennsylvania; Colorado; Independence Day; Like A Hurricane; The Boxing Song – 04 (2 CD + DVD)

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)