BILL WOODS

SESSION DISCOGRAPHY

 

BILL WOODS and His Orange Blosom Boys

                                                                                               Hollywood, Ca:       Wednesday 29th September 1949 

Wiliam Lee “Bill” Woods (pno); Clifton T. “Cliff” Crofford (vcl/tpt); Dude Wheeler (ld gtr); William Robert “Billy” Mize (stl gtr);

                                                                                               Producer:

 

MM-1216       HAVE I GOT A CHANCE WITH YOU                           Modern 20-1020, Ace CDCHD-893

                   (Bill Woods-Cliff Crofford) (Modern Music BMI)

MM-1217       TRUSTING YOU                                                                    20-1020,        CDCHD-893

                   (O’Neal-Davis-Sandusky)

 

NB(1): MODERN 20-1020 released 1950.

NB(2): ACE CDCHD-893 “SWINGBILLIES: Hillbilly and Western Swing on Modern/Colonial/Flair 1947-52” released United Kingdom 2003.

 

TOMMY DUNCAN and His Western All Stars

                                      ACA Studio, 612 Westheimer                Hoston, Tx:                                             June 1950

Thomas Elmer “Tommy” Duncan (vcl); Robert “Bobby” Wagoner (gtr); William Russell “Billy” Armstrong (fdl); Ocie Stockard (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Mordis Duncan (stg bs); Blinky Garner (dms).                     Poducer:

 

ACA-1688      WRONG ROAD HOME BLUES                                   Natural (Uniss)

                   (Tommy Duncan) (Ridgeway Music Co. Inc. BMI)

ACA-1689      A LITTLE CLOSER                                                  Natural (Uniss)

                   (Cunningham-Huffstutler) (Stamps Quatet Music Co. BMI)

ACA-1690      SHE SLIPS                                                            Natural (Uniss)

                   ()

 

TOMMY DUNCAN and His Western All Stars

                                                                                               Ft. Worth, Tx:                                           Fall 1950

Tommy Duncan (vcl); Bobby Wagoner (gtr); Ernest “Ernie” Ball (stl gtr); Billy Armstrong (fdl); Ocie Stockard (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Mordis Duncan (stg bs); Blinky Garner (dms).                                                              Producer: Tommy Duncan

 

8101-A          ALL STAR BOOGIE                                                 Natural 8101-A, Bear Family BCD-15907

                   (Duncan)    

8101-B          HIGH COUNTRY                                                                  8101-B,                     BCD-15907

                   ()

 

NB(1): NATURAL Records was based in Visalia, Ca.

NB(2): NATURAL 8101 released 1950.

NB(3): BEAR FAMILY BCD-15907 “TEXAS MOON” released Germany November 1996.

 

NB: BILLBOARD Saturday 30th December 1950-Bob Smith, KPMC, Bakersfield, Calif., has inked as personal manager and personal manager and partner of Bill Woods and the Orange Blossom Playboys.

 

Session #2638

HERB HENSON

          poss. Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue         Hollywood, Ca:                        Friday 16th May 1952

Herbert Lester “Herb” Henson (vcl/pno); poss. Bill Woods (ld gtr); Billy Mize (stl gtr);

                                                                                               Producer:

 

10192           FUNNY BOOK                                                        Capitol 2253, Capitol F2253, Castle LP-8111

                   (Johnny Grimes) (Central Songs Inc, BMI)                                                                   B.A.C.M. CD D-371

10193           COME A LITTLE CLOSER                                        Capitol 2253, Capitol F2253,             LP-8111

                   (Harold Hensley)                                                     B.A.C.M. CD D-371

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 2253/F2253 released Monday 13th October 1952.

NB(2): CASTLE LP-8111 “COUSIN HERB HENSON AND HIS TRADING POST GANG” released Germany 1981.

NB(3): B.A.C.M. CD D-371 “COUSIN HERB HENSON AND HIS TRADING POST GANG” released United Kingdom 2012.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOMMY DUNCAN    

                   Radio Recorders Studio, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd      Hollywood, Ca:                    Tuesday 23rd June 1952

Tommy Duncan (vcl); Richard Hamilton (gtr); Jimmie Widener (gtr); Fred Tavares (stl gtr); Harold Hensley (fdl); Billy Armstrong (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Hank Caldwell (stg bs); Muddy Berry (dms).                        Producer:

 

RR-1939 Q    I DON’T WANT TO HURT YOU                                   Intro 6059, Intro 45-6059, Bear Family BCD-15957

                   (Robert Johnston) (Ridgeway Music Co. Inc. BMi)

RR-1940 Q    EXCUSE ME, I GOTTA GO                                       Intro 6060, Intro 45-6060,                     BCD-15957

                   (Jimmy Meek (Ridgeway Music Co. Inc. BMI)

RR-1941 X     TOMATO CAN                                                                 6060,         45-6060,                     BCD-15957

                   (Westergard-Duncan) (Ridgeway Mysic Co. Inc. BMI))

RR-1942 X     WHO DRANK MY BEER (WHILE I WAS IN THE REAR) Intro 6059, Intro 45-6059,                     BCD-15957

                   (Billy Austin) (Vier BMI)

 

NB(1): INTRO 6059/45-6059 released Monday 29th September 1952.

NB(2): INTRO 6060/45-6060 released released Monday 29th September 1952.

NB(3): BEAR FAMILY BCD-15957 “BENEATH A NEON STAR IN A HONKY TONK” released Germany November 1996.

 

BILL WOODS and his Orange Blossom Playboys

                                                                                               Bakersfield, Ca:                                       Late 1952

Bill Woods (vcl-2/pno); Lewis Augustin Talley (vcl-1/rhy gtr); poss. Alvis Edgar “Buck” Owens Jr. (ld gtr); Charles Lee “Fuzzy” Owen (stg bs);                                                                                                                                      Producer: Douglas LeRoy

 

MV-100-A      A DEBT I MUST PAY                            -1                Mar - Vel MV-100 A

                   (Douglas LeRoy)

MV-100-B                                                               -2                               MV-100 B

                   ()

 

NB(1): MAR - VEL Records was co-owned by Douglas LeRoy and John “Billy Barton” Grimes and was based in Bakersfield, Ca.

NB(2): MAR - VEL 100 released late 1952.

 

BILL WOODS and his Orange Blossom Playboys with Hillbilly Barton

                                                                                               Bakersfield, Ca:                       Late 1952/Early 1953

Bill Woods (pno); John “Billy Barton” Grimes (vcl/gtr); poss. Buck Owens (ld gtr); Lewis Talley (rhy gtr); Fuzzy Owen (stl gtr/stg bs.                                                                                                                                                 Producer: Douglas LeRoy

 

A                 NO HELP WANTED                                                 Mar - Vel 101-A

                   (Bill Carlisle) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

B                 A HEARTBREAK AGO                                                             101-B 

                   (H.B.Barton) (BMI)

 

NB: MAR – VEL 101 released early 1953.

 

FUZZY & BONNIE OWENS - Music by The Sun Valley Playboys-1

BONNIE & FUZZY OWEN-2                                                          Bakersfield, Ca:                       Late 1952/Early 1953

Fuzzy Owen (vcl/stg bs); Bonnie Owens (vcl); Bill Woods (ld gtr); poss. Buck Owens (ld gtr); Lewis Talley (rhy gtr);

                                                                                               Producer: Billy Barton

 

MV-615AA/    A DEAR JOHN LETTER                         -1                Mar -Vel MV-615AA, Mar - Vel 45-MV-102-A

45-MV-102-A/     (Talley-Owen) (BMI)                                                 Grande GR-104A, Bear Family BCD-16178

GR-104A       (H.B.Barton) (BMI)

GR-104-B/     WONDERFUL WORLD                           -1-2              Mar - Vel 45-102-B, Grande GR-104B

45-MV-102-B      (Tommy Cuterer) (Fairway Music-BMI)                        Bear Family BCD-16178

                   (Tommy Cuterer-Betty Amos) (Fairway Music-BMI)

 

NB(1): MAR - VEL 615 released early 1953.

NB(2): MAR - VEL 615 A/B was recorded by GEORGE WILSON with Bill Lillpop’s Western Band - “TURKEY’S IN THE PEA PATCH” b/w “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA”.

NB(3): MAR - VEL 45-MV-102 released early 1953.

NB(4): MAR – VEL 45-MV-102 states a Product of Hillbilly Barton Enterprises.

NB(5): GRANDE GR-104 released

NB(6): Echo added to GRANDE GR-104-A.                   

 

 

 

 

Session #2856

HERB HENSON

          poss. Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue         Hollywood, Ca:              Monday 29th December 1952

Herb Henson (vcl/pno); Bill Woods (ld gtr);

                                                                                               Producer:

 

10927           BOUNCING HEART                                                 Capitol 2348, Capitol F2348, Castle LP-8111

                   (Syd Nathan-Jimmy Thomason-Bob Wesley-Bill Woods) B.A.C.M. CD D-371

10929           TATTLE-TALE MOON                                               Capitol 2348,              F2348,            LP-8111

                   ()                                                                          B.A.C.M. CD D-371

10930           I WISH I WAS THAT YOUNG AGAIN                          Capitol (Uniss)

                   ()

10931           ELECTRIFIED DONKEY                                           Capitol (Uniss)

                   (Al Eaton-Cliff Eaton-Ferlin Huskey) (4 Star Sales BMI)

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 2348/F2348 released Monday 19th January 1953.

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 31st January 1953-CAPITOL 2348/F2348.                                      

 

BILLY MIZE- Bill Woods and his Orange Blossom Palyboys-1 (sic)

BILLY MIZE- Bill Woods and his Orange Blossom Playboys-2

                                                                                               Bakersfield, Ca:                                        Mid 1953

Billy Mize (vcl-3/stl gtr); Rita Goodwin (vcl-3); Bill Woods (vcl-4/pno); Lewis Talley (rhy gtr); Fuzzy Owen (stg bs); Unk (dms).

                                                                                               Producer: Ralph Yaw

 

100A            I’M STILL A PRISONER                        -1                Kord 100-A, Kord 100

                   (Ralph Yaw-I.B.Ruth) (BMI)

100B            “PUSAN”                                             -1                Kord 100-B

                   (Fuzzy Owen) (BM)

100B            A DEAR JOHN LETTER                         -2-3-4                    100                                                                                          (Barton-Owen-Talley)

 

NB(1): KORD 100 released 1953.

NB)2): KORD 100 released 1953.

NB(3): KORD Records was owned by RALPH YAW.

 

Session #3047

JEAN SHEPARD-1

JEAN SHEPARD and FERLIN HUSKEY-2

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:                     Tuesday 19th May 1953

Ollie Imogene “Jean” Shepard (vcl); Ferlin Huskey (narration-3); Fuzzy Owen (rhy gtr); Leonard Raymond “Tommy Collins” Sipes (gtr); Lewis  Talley (gtr); Bill Woods (pno); Herman “Herman The Hermit” Snyder (stg bs).

                                                                                               Producer: Kenneth “Ken” Nelson

 

11460-15       I’D RATHER DIE YOUNG (THAN GROW OLD

                   WITHOUT YOU)                                   -1                Capitol 2502, Capitol F2502, Capitol EAP1-1253

                   (B.Smith-B.Vaughn-R.Wood) (Randy Smith ASCAP)      Capitol T-1253, Stetson HAT-3131

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15905, Jasmine JASMCD-3593

11461-10       A DEAR JOHN LETTER                         -2-3              Capitol 2502, Capitol F2502, Capitol EAP1-609                                                    (Barton-Owen-Talley) (American Music Inc,  BMI)             Capitol EAP3-11799, Capitol T-1179, Capitol T-1922

                                                                                               Capitol ST-1922, Capitol T-2275, Capitol ST-2275

                                                                                               Capitol Starline 6057, Capitol ST-885, Capitol SM-885

                                                                                               Capitol Starline 6178, Capitol SM-11888

                                                                                               Country Music Foundation CMF-021D

                                                                                               Castle COUCD126, Capitol CDP-7-98669-2,

                                                                                               Capitol C2-98669, Capitol CDP 7-96834-2

                                                                                               Liberty 8-30851-2, Bear Family BCD-15905

                                                                                               B.A.C.M. CD D-170

11462-18       MY WEDDING RING                             -1                Capitol 2586, Capitol F2586, Capitol EAP1-1253

                   (Jack Rhodes) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                     Capitol T-1253, Stetson HAT-3131

                                                                                               Country Music Foundation CMF-021D

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15905, Jasmine JASMCD-3593

11463-4        WITH ALL THESE MEMORIES               -1                Capitol (Uniss), Bear Family BCD-15905

                   (Jean Shepard-Bill Woods)

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 2502/F2502 released Monday 25th May 1953.

NB(2): CAPITOL 2502/F2502 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 6th June 1953.

NB(3): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 6th June 1953-CAPITOL 2502/F2502.

NB(4): “A DEAR JOHN LETTER” entered Billboard C&W chart Saturday 25th July 1953-Best Seller #1/Juke Box #1/Disc Jockey #2 -23 weeks.

NB(5): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 22nd August 1953-CAPITOL 2502/F2502.

NB(6): CAPITOL 2586/F2586 released Monday 24th August 1953.

NB(7): CAPITOL 2586/F2586 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 5th September 1955.

NB(8): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 5th September 1953-CAPITOL 2586/F2586.

NB(9): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 3rd October 1953-CAPITOL 2586/F2586.

NB(10): CAPITOL EAP3-1179 “THE COUNTRY’S BEST, Vol.3.” released 1959.

NB(11): CAPITOL T-1179 “THE COUNTRY’S BEST” released 1959.

NB(12): CAPITOL EAP1-1253 “THIS IS JEAN SHEPARD, Vol.1.” released 1959.

NB(13): CAPITOL T-1253 “THIS IS JEAN SHEPARD” released 1959.

NB(14): CAPITOL T-1922/ST-1922 “THE BEST OF JEAN SHEPARD” released 1963.

NB(15): CAPITOL STARLINE 6057 released July 1965.

NB(16): CAPITOL ST-885/SM-885 “COUNTRY HITS OF THE 50’s” released 1972.

NB(17): CAPITOL STARLINE 6178 released 1972.      

NB(18): CAPITOL SM-11888 “THE BEST OF JEAN SHEPARD” released 1978.

NB(19): CAPITOL CDP 7-98669-2 “TRADITIONS IN COUNTRY MUSIC” released

NB(20): CAPITOL C2-98669-2 “TRADITIONS IN COUNTRY MUSIC” released

NB(21): CAPITOL CDP 7-96834-2 “CAPITOL COUNTRY MASTER CLASSICS” released

NB(22): LIBERTY 8-30851-2 “CLASSIC DUETS” released

NB(23): STETSON HAT-3131 “THIS IS JEAN SHEPARD” released United Kingdom March 1990. 

NB(24): COUNTRY MUSIC FOUNDATION CMF-021D “HONKY TONK HEROINE-CLASSIC CAPITOL RECORDINGS” released 1995.

NB(25): CASTLE COUCD126 “A SATISFIED MIND” released United Kingdom 1995. 

NB(26) BEAR FAMILY BCD-15905 “MELODY RANCH GIRL” released Germany 1996.

NB(27): B.A.C.M. CD D-170 “THIS HAS BEEN YOUR LIFE” released United Kingdom Thursday 25th September 2008.

NB(28): JASMINE JASMCD-3593 “BEAUTIFUL LIES-THE EARLY YEARS” released Tuesday 2nd June 2009.

 

BUD HOBBS And His Trail Herders

                   Radio Recorders Studio, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd      Hollywood, Ca:                    Tuesday 23rd June 1953  

Henry Roland “Bud” Hobbs (vcl); Buck Owens (ld gtr); Tommy Collins (gtr); Bill Woods (stl gtr); Oscar Whittington (fdl); Jack Trent (pno); Ferlin Huskey (stg bs); Ray Heath (dms); Trail Herders (chrs-1).

                                                                                               Producer: Jesse Kaye

 

53-S-3076/    I FOUND YOU OUT                                                 MGM 11851, MGM K11851

53-XY-3073   (Jimmie O’Neal) (Red River Songs BMI)                      Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-049

53-S-3077/    YOU’REJUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED-1          MGM 1851, MGM K11851

53-XY-3074   (Dinning) (Hill & Range Songs, BMI)                           Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-049

53-S-3078/    RIGHTFULLY MINE                                                 MGM 11579, MGM K11579                                      

53-XY-3075   ()                                                                          Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-049

53-S-3079/    GOOSE ROCK                                                       MGM 11579, MGM K11579

53-XY-3076   ()                                                                          Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-049

 

NB(1): MGM 11579/K11579 released Monday 31st August 1953.         

NB(2): MGM 11851/K11851 released November 1954.

NB(3): HILLBILLY RESEARCHER HBRCD-049 “BUD HOBBS” released United Kingdom   

 

Session #2989

TOMMY COLLINS

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:                   Thursday 25th June 1953

Tommy Collins (vcl); Ferlin Huskey (gtr); Lewis Talley (gtr); Bill Woods (pno); Fuzzy Owen (stg bs).                                                                                                                                                                              Producer: Ken Nelson

 

11355-14       YOU GOTTA HAVE A LICENSE                                 Capitol 2584, Capitol F2584, Capitol EAP1-607

                   (Tommy Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                   Capitol EAP -1196, Capitol T-1196, Provincia P-764

                                                                                               Golden Country LP-2209, Pathe Marconi PM-1550771

                                                                                               Stetson HAT-3071, Capitol ECS-50058

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15777, Koch KOC-CD-9845

11356-13       LET ME LOVE YOU                                                 Capitol 2806, Capitol F2806

                   (Tommy Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                   Country Music History CMH-206

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15777, B.A.C.M. CD D-165

11357-8        THERE’LL BE NO OTHER                                         Capitol 2584, Capitol F2584

                   (Tommy Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                   Country Music History CMH-206

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15777,                CD D-165

11358-10       I LOVE YOU MORE AND MORE EACH DAY                Capitol 3289, Capitol F3289 

                       (Tommy Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                                               Country Music History CMH-206

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15777,                CD D-165

NB(1): CAPITOL 2584/F2584 released Monday 24th August 1953.

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Saturday 12th September 1953-CAPITOL 2584/F2584.

NB(3): CAPITOL 2806/F-2806 released Monday 3rd May 1954.

NB(4): CAPITOL 2806/F2806 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 15th May 1954.

NB(5): CAPITOL 2806/F2806 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 22nd May 1954.

NB(6): CAPITOL 3289/F3289 released Monday 7th November 1955.

NB(7): CAPITOL 3289/F3289 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 19th November 1955.

NB(8): CAPITOL EAP1-607 “TOMMY COLLINS” released 1955.

NB(9): CAPITOL EAP?-1196 “THIS IS TOMMY COLLINS, Vol. .” released February 1959.

NB(10): CAPITOL T-1196 “THIS IS TOMMY COLLINS” released February 1959.

NB(11): COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY CMH-206 “SONGS OF TOMMY COLLINS, Vol.1.” released Germany 1973.

NB(12): PATHE MARCONI PM-1550771 “THIS IS TOMMY COLLINS” released France June 1984.

NB(13): STETSON HAT-3071 “THIS IS TOMMY COLLINS” released United Kingdom August 1988.

NB(14): B.A.C.M. CD D-165 “THINK IT OVER BOYS” released United Kingdom 2006.

 

Session #3103

JEAN SHEPARD-1

JEAN SHEPARD and FERLIN HUSKEY-2

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:                  Thursday      20th August 1953

Jean Shepard (vcl); Ferlin Huskey (duet vcl-3); Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Tommy Collins (gtr); Lewis Talley (stl gtr); Bill Woods (pno);  Roy Lee (stg bs).                                                                                                                                Producer: Ken Nelson 

 

11707-6        FORGIVE ME JOHN                             -2-3              Capitol 2586, Capitol F2586, Capitol EAP1-609

                   (Billy Barton-Jean Shepard)                                      Capitol T-1922,Capitol ST-1922, Capitol SM-11888

                                                                                               Castle COUCD126, Bear Family BCD-15905

                                                                                               B.A.C.M. CD D-170

11708-8        WHY DID YOU WAIT -1                          Capitol (Uniss), Bear Family BCD-15905

                   (Betty Westergard) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)

 

 

NB(1): “FORGIVE ME JOHN” entered Billboard C&W chart Saturday 10th October 1953-Best Seller #4/Juke Box #6/Disc Jockey #8-7 weeks.

NB(2): CAPITOL EAP1-609 “FERLIN HUSKEY And JEAN SHEPARD” released 1955.                                                     

 

Session #3114

JEAN SHEPARD-1

JEAN SHEPARD and FERLIN HUSKEY-2

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:             Wednesday 26th August 1953

Jean Shepard (vcl); Ferlin Huskey (duet vcl-3); Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Tommy Collins (gtr); Lewis Talley (stl gtr); Bill Woods (pno); Joyce Wayne “Red” Murrell (stg bs).                                                      Producer: Ken Nelson

 

11736-7        WHY DID YOU WAIT -1                          Capitol 2791, Capitol F2791, Capitol EAP2-1253

                   (Betty Westergard) (Central Songs Inc, BMI)               Capitol T-1253, Stetson HAT-3131

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15905, Jasmine JASMCD-3593

                                                                                               B.A.C.M. CD D-170

11737-6        YOU’LL COME CRAWLIN’                      -1                Capitol 2905, Capitol F2905, Hilltop JM-6049

                   (Leon Smith) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                       Hilltop JS-6049, Bear Family BCD-15905

                                                                                               B.A.C.M. CD D-170

11738-7        THE MYSTERIES OF LIFE                     -1                Capitol EAP3-728, Capitol T-728, Hilltop JM-6049

                   (Joe Nixon)                                                            Hilltop JS-6049, Stetson HAT-3042

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15905, EMI-Capitol 7243 4-96853

                                                                                               Jasmine JASMCD-3593

11739-7        LET’S KISS AND TRY AGAIN                 -2-3              Capitol 2706, Capitol F2706, Masterpiece MLP-203

                   (Clyde Wilson) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                     Bear Family BCD-15905

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 2706/F2706 released Monday 25th January 1954.

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 23rd January 1954-CAPITOL 2706/F2706.

NB(3): CAPITOL 2706/F2706 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 23rd January 1954.

NB(4): CAPITOL 2791/F2791 released Monday 19th April 1954.

NB(5): CAPITOL 2791/F2791 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 1st May 1954.

NB(6): CAPITOL 2791/F2791 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 15th May 1954.

NB(7): CAPITOL 2905/F2905 released Monday 23rd August 1954.

NB(8): CAPITOL 2905/F2905 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 4th September 1954.

NB(9): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 13th November 1954-CAPITOL 2905/F2905.

NB(10): CAPITOL EAP3-728 “SONGS OF A LOVE AFFAIR, Vol.3.” released 1956.

NB(11): CAPITOL T-728 “SONGS OF A LOVE AFFAIR” released 1956.

NB(12): CAPITOL EAP2-1253 “THIS IS JEAN SHEPARD, Vol.2” released 1959.

NB(13): HILLTOP JM-6049/JS-6049 “HELLO OLD BROKEN HEART” released 1967.   

NB(14): MASTERPIECE MLP-203 “FIRST LADY OF COUNTRY MUSIC” released Germany 1982.

NB(15): STETSON HAT-3042 “SONGS OF A LOVE AFFAIR” released United Kingdom September 1987.

 

Session #3115

COUSIN HERB HENSON And His Trading Post Gang

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:             Wednesday 26th August 1953

Herb Henson (vcl); Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Tommy Collins (gtr); Lewis Talley (stl gtr); Bill Woods (pno); Red Murrell (stg bs).

                                                                                               Producer: Ken Nelson

 

11740           YOU-ALL COME                                                     Capitol 2606, Capitol F2606, B.A.C.M. CD D-371                                                 (Arlie Duff) (Starrite BMI)                                                            

11741           LAUGH, LAUGH, LAUGH                                          Capitol 2824, Capitol F2824, Castle LP-8111

                   (Herb Henson) (Central Songs Inc, BMI)                     B.A.C.M. CD D-371

11742           I’VE NEVER HEARD                                                Capitol 2995, Capitol F2995,             LP-8111

                   (Herb Henson) (Central Songs Inc, BMI)

11743           I WROTE MY HEART A LETTER                                Capitol 2606, Capitol F2606

                   (Herb Henson) (Central Songs Inc, BMI)

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 2606/F2606 released Monday 21st September 1953.

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 3rd October 1953-CAPITOL 2606/F2606.

NB(3): CAPITOL 2606/F2606 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 10th October 1953.

NB(4): CAPITOL 2824/F2824 released Monday 1st June 1954.

NB(5): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 5th June 1954-CAPITOL 2824/F2824.

NB(6): CAPITOL 2824/F2824 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 12th June 1954.

NB(7): CAPITOL 2995/F2995 released Monday 22nd November 1954.

NB(8): CAPITOL 2995/F2995 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 4th December 1954.

NB(9): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 4th December 1954-CAPITOL 2995/F2995.

 

Session #3129

TOMMY COLLINS

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:             Tuesday 8th September 1953

(vcl); Alvis Edgar “Buck” Owens Jr. (ld gtr); Lewis Talley (gtr); Bill Woods (pno); Fuzzy Owen (stg bs).

                                                                                               Producer: Ken Nelson

 

11776-7        BOOB-I-LAK                                                          Capitol 3017, Capitol F3017, Capitol  EAP -1196

                   (Tommy Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                   Capitol T-1196, Provincia P-764

                                                                                               Pathe Marconi LP-1550771, Stetson HAT-3071

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15777

11777-3        YOU BETTER NOT DO THAT                                    Capitol 2701, Capitol F2701, Capitol EAP1-607

                   (Tommy Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                   Capitol EAP?-1179, Capitol T-1179

                                                                                               Capitol EAP -1196, Capitol T-1196, Capitol ST-885

                                                                                               Provincia P-764, Golden Country LP-2209

                                                                                               Pathe Marconi PM-1550771, Stetson HAT-3071

                                                                                               Capitol ECS-50058, Bear Family BCD-15777

                                                                                               Koch KOC-CD-9845

11778-7        I ALWAYS GET A SOUVENIR                                   Capitol 2806, Capitol F2806, Capitol EAP -1196

                   (Tommy Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                   Capitol T-1196, Provincia P-764

                                                                                               Golden Country LP-2209, Pathe Marconi PM-1550771  

                                                                                               Stetson HAT-3071, Capitol ECS-50058

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15777

11779-9        HIGH ON A HILLTOP                                               Capitol 2701, Capitol F2701, Capitol EAP -1196

                   (Tommy Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                   Capitol T-1196, Provincia P-764

                                                                                               Country Classics Library CCL-1125

                                                                                               Golden Country LP-2209, Pathe Marconi LP-1550771

                                                                                               Stetson HAT-3071, Capitol ECS-50058

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15777, Koch KOC-CD-9845

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 2701/F2701 released Monday 18th January 1954.

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 16th January 1954-CAPITOL 2701/F2701.   

NB(3): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 13th February 1954-CAPITOL 2701/F2701.

NB(4): “YOU BETTER NOT DO THAT” entered Billboard C&W chart Saturday 20th February 1954-Disc Jockey #2/Juke Box #2/Best Seller #2-21 weeks.

NB(5): CAPITOL 3017/F3017 released  Monday 17th January 1955.

NB(6): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 29th January 1955-CAPITOL 3017/F3017.

NB(7): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 19th February 1955-CAPITOL 3017/F3017.

NB(8): CAPITOL EAP?-1179 “THE COUNTRY’S BEST” released 1959.

NB(9): CAPITOL EAP?-1196 “THIS IS TOMMY COLLINS, Vol. .” released February 1959.

NB(10): GOLDEN COUNTRY LP-2209 “TOMMY COLLINS SINGS COUNTRY SONGS” released United Kingdom 1978.

 

COUSIN HERB HENSON              KERO-TV, Channel 10                 Bakersfield, Ca:                              September 1953

        THE COUSIN HERB HENSON TRADING POST TV SHOW         5:00-5:45PM

Herb Henson (vcl/pno); Bill Woods (gtr); Billy Mize (stl gtr); Bonnie Owens (vcl-1);

                                                                                               M.C.: Herb Henson

 

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NB: THE COUSIN HERB HENSON TRADIING POST TV SHOW first aird on KERO-TV, Channel 10 in Bakersfield, Ca., during September 1953 and was on the air every afternoon from 5:00-5:45PM.       

 

Session #3252

JEAN SHEPARD and FERLIN HUSKEY

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:           Thursday 17th December 1953

Jean Shepard (vcl); Ferlin Huskey (duet vcl/gtr); Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Lewis Talley (stl gtr); Bill Woods (pno); Enos William “Skeets” McDonald (stg bs).                                                                                                         Producer: Ken Nelson

 

12095           THE GLASS THAT STANDS BESIDE YOU                   Capitol 2706, Capitol F2706, Masterpiece MLP-203

                   () (Cedarwood BMI)                                                 Bear Family BCD-15905, B.A.C.M. CD D-170

12096           TWO WHOOPS AND A HOLLER                                Capitol 2791, Capitol F2791, Capitol EAP1-609

                   (Joe Franklin) (Central Songs Inc, BMI)                      Capitol EAP1-1253, Capitol T-1253, Stetson HAT-3131

                                                                                               Country Music Foundation CMF-021D

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15905, B.A.C.M. CD D-170

 

NB: CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 13th February 1954-CAPITOL 2706/F2706.

 

Session #3305

COUSIN HERB HENSON And His Trading Post Gang

          Prob. Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue         Hollywood, Ca:                  Friday 22nd January 1954

Herb Henson (vcl/pno); poss. Bill Woods (gtr); Buck Owens (ld gtr); Billy Mize (stl gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); Fuzzy Owen (stg bs);  Johnny Cuviello (dms).                                                                                                  Producer: Ken Nelson

 

12270           IN REMEMBRANCE OF YOU                                     Capitol 2824, Capitol F2824, Castle LP-8111

                   (Herb Henson-Ralph Yaw)                                         B.A.C.M. CD D-371

12275           HOOTCHY KOOTCHY HENRY (FROM HAWAII)            Capitol 2732, Capitol F2732, B.A.C.M. CD D-371

                   (Mitchell Torok)

12276           HURRY BACK                                                                      2732,             F2732,                CD D-371

                   (Herb Henson) (Central Songs Inc, BMI) 

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 2732/F2732 released Monday 1st February 1954.      

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 13th February 1954-CAPITOL 2732/F2732.

NB(3): CAPITOL 2732/F2732 reviewed C&W Billboard Saturday 13th February 1954.

 

 

 

 

Session #3333

SKEETS McDONALD

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:             Thursday 25th February 1954

Skeets McDonald (vcl); Otis Wilson “Joe” Maphis (ld gtr); Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Lewis Talley (stl gtr); Bill Woods (pno); Red Murrell (stg bs); Unk (fem chrs).                                                                                               Producer: Ken Nelson

 

12338-9        I LOVE YOU, MAMA MIA                                         Capitol 2774, Capitol F2774

                   (B.W. Leisy-Smith Spadachene) (Beechwood BMI)       Country Classics Library CCL-1103

                                                                                               Bear Family BFX-15191, Hound TRG-505102

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15937, B.A.C.M. CD D-228

12339-8        SMOKE COMES OUT OF MY CHIMEY JUST THE SAME             Capitol 2976, Capitol F2976, Sears SPS-116

                   (Vic McAlpin)                                                          Hillbilly Heaven HHLP-4001, Bear Family BFX-15191

                                                                                               Hound TRG-505102, Bear Family BCD-15937

                                                                                               B.A.C.M. CD D-228, Bear Family BCD-16986

12357-4        EACH TIME A NEW LOVE DIES                                Capitol 2976, Capitol F2796, Hillbilly Heaven HHLP-4001

                   (Skeets McDonald) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)               Bear Family BCD-15937

12358-9        BUT I DO                                                               Capitol 2885, Capitol F2885,                          HHLP-4001

                   (Tommy Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                   Bear Family BFX-15195, Hound TRG-505102

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15937, B.A.C.M. CD D-228

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 2774/F2774 released Monday 12th April 1954.

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard C&W Saturday 10th April 1954-CAPITOL 2774/F2774.

NB(3): CAPITOL 2774/F2774 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 17th April 1954. 

NB(4): CAPITOL 2885/F2885 released Monday 2nd August 1954.

NB(5): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 14th August 1954-CAPITOL 2885/F2885.

NB(6): CAPITOL 2885/F2885 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 14th August 1954.

NB(7): CAPITOL 2976/F2976 released Monday 1st November 1954.

NB(8): CAPITOL 2976/F2976 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 13th November 1954.

NB(9): SEARS SPS-116 “SKEETS” released 1967.

NB(10): HILLBILLY HEAVEN HHLP-4001 “IN MEMORY OF SKEETS McDONALD” released Germany 1974.

NB(11): COUNTRY CLASSICS LIBRARY CCL-1103 “I LOVE YOU, MAMA MIA” released Germany 1975.

NB(12): BEAR FAMILY BFX-15191 “ROCKIN’ ROLLIN’ SKEETS McDONALD” released Germany 1986.

NB(13): BEAR FAMILY BFX-15195 “DON’T LET THE STARS GET IN YOUR EYES” released Germany 1986.

NB(14): HOUND TRG-505102 “DON’T LET THE STARS GET IN YOUR EYES” released United Kingdom 1996.

NB(15): BEAR FAMILY BCD-15937 “DON’T LET THE STARS GET IN YOUR EYES” released Germany Tuesday 6th October 1998.

NB(16): B.A.C.M. CD D-228 “SKEETS McDONALD, Vol.2.” released United Kingdom 2008.

NB(17): BEAR FAMILY BCD-16986 “HEART BREAKIN’ MAMA” released Germany Tuesday 28th October 2008.

 

Session #3336

DALLAS FRAZIER with Cousin Herb Henson’s Trading Post Gang

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:                        Monday         1st March 1954      

Dallas J. Frazier (vcl); poss. Lewis Talley (gtr); Bill Woods (pno);

                                                                                               Producer: Ken Nelson

 

12361           AIN’T YOU HAD NO BRING UP AT ALL                      Capitol 2813, Capitol F2813

                   (Dallas Frazier) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)

12362           I’M GONNA MOVE OVER YONDER                            Capitol 2895, Capitol F2895

                   (Fuzzy Owen-Lews Talley ) (Central Songs Inc. BMi)

12363           LOVE LIFE AT FOURTEEN                                                   2895,             F2895

                   (Dallas Frazier) (Central Songs Inc. BMi)

12364           SPACE COMMAND                                                  Capitol (Uniss)

                   (Cousin Herb Henson) (Central Songs, Inc, BMI)

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 2813/F2813 released Monday 10th May 1954.

NB(2): CAPITOL 2813/F2813 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 29th May 1954.

NB(3): CAPITOL 2895/F2895 released Monday 16th August 1954.

NB(4): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 28th August 1954.

NB(5): CAPITOL 2895/F2895 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 28th August 1954.                                                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session #3392

JEAN SHEPARD-1

JEAN SHEPARD and FERLIN HUSKEY-2

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:                     Monday 12th April 1954

Jean Shepard (vcl); Ferlin Huskey (duet vcl-3/gtr); Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Lewis Talley (stl gtr); Bill Woods (pno); Red Murrell (stg bs); J.R. “Jelly” Sanders (dms).                                                                                     Producer: Ken Nelson

 

12535-8        DON’T FALL IN LOVE WITH A MARRIED MAN-1          Capitol 2905, Capitol F2905, Capitol T-1922

                   (Red Fortner-Joe Penny) (Adams Vee and Abbott Inc. BMI)              Capitol ST-1922, Country Music Foundation CMF-021D

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15905, B.A.C.M. CD D-170

12536-20       WHAT’LL YOU HAVE                            -2-3              Capitol (Uniss), Bear Family BCD-15905

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12537-12       IT TICKLES                                         -2-3              Capitol (Uniss),                      BCD-15905

                   (Tommy Collins-Wanda Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)

 

NB: CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 9th October 1954-CAPITOL 2905/F2905.

 

SESSION #3393

DALLAS FRAZIER with Cousin Herb Henson’s Orchestra

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:                     Monday 12th April 1954

Dallas Frazier (vcl): Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Lewis Talley (stl gtr); Bill Woods (pno); poss. Red Murrell (stg bs); Jelly Sanders (dms).

                                                                                               Producer: Ken Nelson

 

12539           SPACE COMMAND                                                  Capitol 2813, Capitol F2813

                   (Cousin Herb Henson) (Central Songs, Inc. BMI)

12540           SWEET LITTLE THING                                             Capitol (Uniss)

                   (Fuzzy Owen-Lewis Talley) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)

12541           I BET A DAD GUM DOLLAR                                      Capitol (Uniss)

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12542           WHEN I GROW UP                                                  Capitol (Uniss)

                   (Dallas Frazier) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)

 

Session #3395

TOMMY COLLINS

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:                    Tuesday 13th April 1954

(vcl); Buck Owens (ld gtr); Lewis Talley (gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Fuzzy Owen (stg bs).

                                                                                               Producer: Ken Nelson

 

12548-9        UNTIED                                                                 Capitol 3017, Capitol F3017, Capitol EAP1-607

                   (Tommy Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                   Capitol T-1196, Provincia P-764

                                                                                               Pathe Marconi PM-1550771, Stetson HAT-3071

                                                                                               Capitol ECS-50058, Bear Family BCD-15777

                                                                                               Koch KOC-CD-9845, B.A.C.M. CD D-165

12549-10       WHATCHA GONNA DO NOW                                    Capitol 2891, Capitol F2891, Capitol EAP1-607

                   (Tommy Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                   Capitol EAP1-1196, Capitol T-1196, Provincia P-764

                                                                                               Pathe Marconi PM-1550771, Stetson HAT-3071

                                                                                               Capitol ECS-50058, Bear Family BCD-15777

                                                                                               Koch KOC-CD-9845

12550-11       LOVE-A-ME, S’IL VOUS PLAIT                                 Capitol EAP1-776, Capitol T-776, Capitol EAP3-1196

                   (Tommy Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                   Capitol T-1196, Pathe Marconi PM-1550771

                                                                                               Stetson HAT-3050, Stetson HAT-3071

                                                                                               Capitol ECS-50058, Bear Family BCD-15777

                                                                                               B.A.C.M. CD D-165

12551-7/       YOU’RE LOVE FOR ME                                           Capitol 2891, Capitol F2891, Tower T-5021

60431           ()                                                                          Tower ST-5021, Bear Family BCD-15777

                                                                                               Koch KOC-CD-9845

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 2891/F2891 released Monday 9th August 1954.

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 14th August 1954-CAPITOL 2891/F2891.

NB(3): CAPITOL 2891/F2891 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 14th August 1954.       

NB(4): “WHATCHA GONNA DO NOW” entered Billboard C&W chart Saturday 4th September 1954-Disc Jockey #4/Best Seller #7-15 weeks.

NB(5): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 9th October 1954-CAPITOL 2891/F2891.

NB(6): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 13th November 1954-CAPITOL 2891/F2891.

NB(7): “UNTIED” entered Billboard C&W chart Saturday 5th February 1955-Juke Box #10/Best Seller #15-1 week.

NB(8): CAPITOL EAP1-776 “WORDS AND MUSIC COUNTRY STYLE, Vol.1.” released 1st January 1957.

NB(9): CAPITOL T-776 “WORDS AND MUSIC COUNTRY STYLE” released 1st January 1957.

NB(10): CAPITOL EAP3-1196 “THIS IS TOMMY COLLINS, Vol.3.” released February 1959.

NB(11): TOWER T-5021/ST-5021 “LET’S LIVE A LITTLE” released May 1966.

NB(12): PROVINCIA P-764 “21 COUNTRY FAVORITES” released Germany 1976.

NB(13): CAPITOL ECS-50058 “CALL OF THE COUNTRY-TOMMY COLLINS” released Japan 1980.

NB(14): STETSON HAT-3050 “WORDS AND MUSIC COUNTRY STYLE” released United Kingdom October 1987.

NB(15): BEAR FAMILY BCD-15777 “LEONARD” released Germany Tuesday 10th November 1992.

NB(16): KOCH KOC-CD-9845 “THE CAPITOL COLLECTION” released Tuesday 26th April 2005.

 

BONNIE OWENS     Radio Recorders, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd       Hollywood, Ca:                      Friday 23rd April 1954

Bonnie Owens (vcl); Fuzzy Owen (duet vcl-1); Buck Owens (ld gtr); Lewis Talley (rhy gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Red Murrell (stg bs).                                                                                                                     Producer: Ed Kissack

 

E4-LB-3150   I TRADED MY HEART FOR HIS GOLD                        X 4X-0028, Bear Family BCD-16178

                   (Owens-Talley) (Ridgeway Music Co. Inc. BMI)

E4-LB-3151   TAKE ME                                                                  4X-0028,                      BCD-16178

                   (Owens-Talley) (Ridgeway Music Co. Inc. BMI)

E4-LB-3152   JUST A LOVE FOR SOMEONE TO STEAL                  X 4X-0065,                     BCD-16178

                   (C.Edward-R.Roberts-R.Yaw) (Golden West Melodies Inc, BMI)

E4-LB-3153   NO TOMORROW                                  -1                   4X-0065,                     BCD-16178

                   (Billy Barton-Cleve Warnock) (Ridgeway BMI)

 

NB(1): X 4X-0028 released Monday 14th June 1954.

NB(2): X 4X-0065 released Monday 18th October 1954.

NB(3): X 4X-0065 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 30th October 1954.

NB(4): “X” was a RCA VICTOR subsidiary label.

NB(5): BEAR FAMILY BCD-16178 “QUEEN OF THE COAST” released Germany Friday 7th September 2007.

 

NOTE: BILLBOARD SATURDAY 24th April 1954-Cousin Herb Henson and his Trading Post Gang from TV Station KERO, Bakersfield, Calif., combine their talent with a “Grand Ole Opry” unit April 27th for the San Joaquin Valley Jamboree at the new fairgrounds Auditorium seats 6,000 and the sponsoring Bakersfield Exchange Club reports an excellent advance sale. Also appearing on the bill will be Little Jimmy Dickens, Jimmy Wakely, Johnnie & Jack, Kitty Wells, Del Wood and Jean Shepard.   

 

Session #3503

JEAN SHEPARD

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:                Thursday 19th August 1954

Jean Shepard (vcl); Tommy Collins (gtr); Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Lewis Talley (stl gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Red Murrell (stg bs).                                                                                                                                        Producer: Ken Nelson

 

12925-22       PLEASE DON’T DIVORCE ME                                   Capitol 2994, Capitol F2994, Bear Family BCD-15905

                   () (Hill & Range Songs BMI)                                      B.A.C.M. CD D-170

12926-9        DID YOU TELL HER ABOUT ME                                Capitol 3051, Capitol F3051, Hilltop JM-6049

                   (Dick Reynolds) (Central Songs Inc, BMI)                   Hilltop JS-6049, Bear Family BCD-15905

                                                                                               B.A.C.M. CD D-170

12927-10       DON’T RUSH ME                                                     Capitol 2994, Capitol F2994, Masterpiece MLP-203

                   (Ray Stanley) (Trees BMI)                                        Bear Family BCD-15905, B.A.C.M. CD D-170

12928-9        YOU SENT HER AN ORCHID                                    Capitol 3051, Capitol F3051, Hilltop JM-6049

                   (Ken Grant-Jerry Jerricho) (Starrite BMI)                    Hilltop JS-6049, Bear Family BCD-15905

                                                                                               B.A.C.M. CD D-170

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 2994/F2994 released Monday 22nd November 1954.  

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 4th December 1954-CAPITOL 2994/F2994.

NB(3): CAPITOL 2994/F2994 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 4th December 1954.

NB(4): CAPITOL 3051/F3051 released Monday 14th February 1955.

NB(5): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 19th February 1955-CAPITOL 3051/F3051.

NB(6): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 2nd April 1955-CAPITOL 3051/F3051.

 

Session #3509

COUSIN HERB HENSON And His Trading Post Gang

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:                 Tuesday 24th August 1954

Herb Henson (vcl/pno); poss. Bill Woods (gtr); Buck Owens (ld gtr); Lewis Talley (stl gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); Fuzzy Owen (stg bs); Johnny Cuviello (dms).                                                                                                            Producer: Ken Nelson

 

12947           WHEN YOU GIVE A ROSE TO A RED HEAD               Capitol 2925, Capitol F2925, Castle LP-8111

                   (Johnny Cuviello-Herb Henson) (Central Songs Inc, BMI)                                                B.A.C.M. CD D-371

12948           HOW COME Y’ALL COME                                        Capitol 2925, Capitol F-2925,            LP-8111

                   (Duff-Kessel-Killen) (Beechwood BMI)                        RPM 283, B.A.C.M. CD D-371

12949           TOTO THE ESKIMO                                                Capitol 2995, Capitol F2995, Castle LP-8111

                   (Charles Wright) (Central Songs Inc, BMI)

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 2925/F2925 released Monday 27th September 1954.

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 9th October 1954-CAPITOL 2925/F2925.

NB(3): CAPITOL 2925/F2925 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 9th October 1954.

NB(4): RPM 283 “DOUBLE UP & CATCH UP HILLBILLY BOP ‘N’ BOOGIE 1950-1958” released United Kingdom 2004.      

 

BUD HOBBS And His Trail Herders

                   Radio Recorders Studio, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd      Hollywood, Ca:             Tuesday 14th December 1954

Bud Hobbs (vcl); Buck Owens (ld gtr); Dusty Rhodes (stl gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); Oscar Whittington (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Roy Lee (stg bs); Johnny Cuviello (dms).                                                   Producer: Jesse Kaye

 

54-S-3142     LOUISIANA SWING                                                 MGM 11964, MGMK11964

54-XY-3084   (Mike Michele)                                                        Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-049

54-S-3143/    I’M GONNA SET YOU FREE                                     MGM 11964, MGM K11964

54-XY-3085   (Bud Hobbs-Leonard Rhodes) (Cordial Music Co. BMI)  Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-049

54-S-3144/    MEAN,MEAN, MEAN                             MGM 12285, MGM K12285

54-XY-3086   () (Trend BMI)                                                                                         Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-049

54-S-3145/    LAST DANCE TONIGHT                                           MGM 12285, MGM K12285

54-XY-3087   (Bob Wesley-Bill Woods) (Central Songs Inc, BMI)       Hillbilly Researcher HBRCD-049

 

NB(1): MGM 11964/K11964 released Monday 28th March 1956.

NB(2): MGM 11964/K11964 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 9th April 1955.

NB(3): MGM 12285/K12285 released Monday 18th June 1956.   

NB(4): MGM 12285/K12285 reviewed Billboard Saturday 30th June 1956.

 

BILL WOODS And His Orange Blossom Playboys

                   COUSIN HERB HENSON’S VALLEY JAMBOREE

                                      Radio Station KERO                            Nr. Bakersfield, Ca:         Saturday 1st January 1955

                                                                                               7:00PM-7:30PM

Bill Woods (vcl/pno); poss. Lewis Talley (stl gtr); Buck Owens (gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); poss Oscar Whittington (fdl); Roy Lee (stg bs); Johnny Cuviello (dms).                                                                                                              M.C.: Herb Henson

 

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Session #3675

THE FARMER BOYS

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:           Wednesday 12th January 1955

Robert “Bobby” Adamson (vcl); Woody Wayne Murray (vcl); Roy Ernest Nichols (ld gtr); Lewis Talley (gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Clifford Gilpin “Cliffie Stone” Snyder (stg bs); John Anthony “Johnny” Cuviello (dms).

                                                                                               Producer: Ken Nelson

 

13501           YOU LIED                                                              Capitol 3246, Capitol F3246

                   (Bobby Adamson-Woody Murray (Central Songs Inc. BMI)    Country Classics Library CCL-1122

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15579

13502           YOU’RE A HUMDINGER                                           Capitol 3077, Capitol F3077

                   (Tommy Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                   Country Classics Library CCL-1122

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15579

13503           I’M JUST TOO LAZY                                                Capitol 3077, Capitol F3077

                   (Vernon Dinning) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                                              Country Classics Library CCL-1122

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15579

13504           ONIONS, ONIONS                                                  Capitol 3162, Capitol F3162

                   (Bobby Adamson-Woodie Murray) (Central Songs, Inc. BMI)       Country Classics Library CCL-1122

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15579

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 3077/F3077 released Monday 28th March 1955.

NB(2): CAPITOL 3077/F3077 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 2nd April 1955.

NB(3): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 9th April 1955-CAPITOL 3077/F3077.

NB(4): CAPITOL 3162/F3162 released Monday 20th June 1955.

NB(5): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 25th June 1955-CAPITOL 3162/F3162.

NB(6): CAPITOL 3162/F3162 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 25th June 1955.                                                            

NB(7): CAPITOL 3246/F3246 released Monday 3rd October 1955.

NB(8): CAPITOL 3246/F3246 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 8th October 1955.

NB(9): COUNTRY CLASSICS LIBRARY CCL-1122 “THE FARMER BOYS” released Germany 1975.

NB(10): BEAR FAMILY BCD-15579 “FLASH, CRASH & THUNDER” released Germany 1992.

 

JOHNNY BOND

                   Radio Recorders Studio, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd      Hollywood, Ca:          Wednesday 23rd February 1955

Cyrus Whitfield “Johnny” Bond (vcl/gtr); Otis Wilson “Joe” Maphis (ld gtr); Richard “Dick” Stubbs (gtr); Wesley Tuttle (gtr); Margaret Ann “Margie” Warren (fdl); Jerry Adler (hca); Bill Woods (pno); Bud Dooley (stg bs).

                                                                                               Producer: Donald “Don” Law

 

RHCO-33350/   LOUISIANA SWING                                                 Columbia 21383, Columbia 4-21383, Coronet KW-002

RZSP-33350       () (Wooley Western BMI)                                          Cowgirlboy LP-5139, Varese Vintage VSD-5874

                                                                                               Encore CD-2302, Bear Family BCD-16810

RHCO-33351/   SIX OF ONE, HALF A DOZEN OF THE OTHER            Columbia 21494, Columbia 4-21494, Harmony HL-7353

RZSP-33351       (Sheb Wooley) (Vidor Pub. BMI)                                B.A.C.M. CD D-248

RHCO-33352/     LOVER BY APPOINTMENT                                       Columbia (Uniss), B.A.C.M. CD D-248

RZSP-33352       (Lefty Frizzell)

RHCO-33353/     JIM, JOHNNY AND JONAS                                       Columbia 21383, Columbia 4-21383, Coronet KW-002

RZSP-33353       (Johnny Bond) (Red River Songs BMI)                       Cowgirlboy LP-5139, B.A.C.M. CD D-248

 

NB(1): The above recording session may have taken place on Tuesday 22nd February 1955.

NB(2): COLUMBIA 21383/4-21383 released Monday 4th April 1955.

NB(3): COLUMBIA Records advert Billboard Saturday 2th April 1955-COLUMBIA 21383/4-21383.

NB(4): COLUMBIA 21383/4-21383 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 9th April 1955.

NB(5): CORONET KW-002 released

NB(6): COLUMBIA 21494/4-21494 released Monday 6th February 1956.

NB(7): COLUMBIA 21494/4-21494 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 18th February 1956.

NB(8): HARMONY HL-7353 “BOTTLED IN BOND” released September 1965.

NB(9): COWGIRLBOY LP-5139 “THE CLASSIC JOHNNY BOND” released Germany 1995.

NB(10): VARESE VINTAGE VSD-5874 “THE VERY BEST OF JOHNNY BOND” released Wednesday 22nd September 1998.

NB(11): ENCORE CD-2302 “A LITTLE ROCK & ROLL” released ca. 2004.

NB(12): BEAR FAMILY BCD-16810 “PUT ME TO BED: GONNA SHAKE THIS SHACK TONIGHT” released Germany Monday 26th February 2007.  

NB(13): B.A.C.M. CD D-248 “THE CLOUDS WILL SOON ROLL BY” released United Kingdom 2008.

 

Session #3734

JEAN SHEPARD with Bill Woods’ Orchestra

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:                     Monday 11th April 1955

Jean Shepard (vcl); Gene Breeden (ld gtr); Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Lewis Talley (stl gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Clarence “Bud” Dooley (stg bs); Alfred Kern (dms).                                                                     Producer: Ken Nelson

 

13674-7        TAKE POSSESSION                                               Capitol 3118, Capitol F3118, Capitol EAP1-687

                   ()                                                                          Bear Family BCD-15905, B.A.C.M. CD D-170

13675-10       A SATISFIED MIND                                                 Capitol 3118, Capitol F3118, Capitol EAP1-1179

                   (Joe Hayes-Jack Rhodes) (Starrite BMI)                     Capitol T-1179, Capitol EAP1-1253, Capitol T-1253

                                                                                               Capitol T-1922, Capitol ST-1922, Stetson HAT-3131

                                                                                               Capitol STBB 402, Capitol 7-96834-2

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15905, B.A.C.M. CD D-170

                                                                                               Jasmine JASMCD-3593

13676-16       BEAUTIFUL LIES                                                    Capitol 3222, Capitol F3222, Capitol EAP1-687

                   (Jack Rhodes) (Central Songs Inc, BMI)                     Capitol EAP3-1253, Capitol T-1253, Capitol T-1922

                                                                                               Capitol ST-1922, Stetson HAT-3131

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15905

                                                                                               B.A.C.M. CD D-170, Jasmine JASMCD-3593

13677           I THOUGHT OF YOU                            Capitol 3222, Capitol F3222, Capitol EAP1-687

                   (Jimmy Rollins)                                                       Masterpiece MLP-203, Bear Family BCD-15905

                                                                                               B.A.C.M. CD D-170

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 3118/F3118 released Monday 9th May 1955.

NB(2): CAPITOL 3118/F3118 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 14th May 1955.

NB(3): “A SATISFIED MIND” reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 28th May 1955.

NB(4): “A SATISFIED MIND” entered Billboard C&W chart Saturday 25th June 1955-Best Seller #4/Juke Box #4/Disc Jockey #10-22 weeks.

NB(5): “TAKE POSSESSON” entered Billboard C&W chart Saturday 16th July 1955-Disc Jockey #13-1 week. 

NB(6): CAPITOL 3222/F3222 released Monday 22nd September 1955.

NB(7): CAPITOL 3222/F3222 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 27th August 1955.

NB(8): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 3rd September 1955-CAPITOL 3118/F3118.

NB(9): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 3rd September 1955-CAPITOL 3222/F3222.

NB(10): “BEAUTIFUL LIES” entered Billboard C&W chart Saturday 8th October 1955-Best Seller #4/Juke Box #4/Disc Jockey #12-19 weeks.

NB(11): “I THOUGHT OF YOU” entered Billboard C&W chart Saturday 22nd October 1955-Disc Jockey #10-3 weeks.

NB(12): CAPITOL EAP-687 “COUNTRY BALLADS” released 1956.

NB(13): CAPITOL STBB 402 “CAPITOL COUNTRY SPECIAL” released 1969.

NB(14): CAPITOL CDP 7-96834-2 “CAPITOL COUNTRY MUSIC CLASSICS 1950s” released

 

Session #3762

THE FARMER BOYS

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:                   Thursday 28th April 1955

Bobby Adamson (vcl); Woody Murray (vcl); Roy Nichols (ld gtr); Lewis Talley (gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Cliffie Stone (stg bs); Johnny Cuviello (dms).                                              Producer: Ken Nelson

 

13781           LEND A HELPIN’ HAND                                            Capitol 3162, Capitol F-3162

                   () (Teri ASCAP)                                                       Country Classics Library CCL-1122

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15579

13782           IT PAYS TO ADVERTISE                                         Capitol 3246, Capitol F3246

                   (Fuzzy Owen-Lewis Talley) (Central Songs Inc, BMI)    Country Classics Library CCL-1122

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15579

13783           CHARMING BETSY                                                 Capitol 3322, Capitol F3322

                   (Skyland Scotty) (Cole BMI)                                     Country Classics Library CCL-1122

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15579

13784           FLIP FLOP                                                             Capitol 3322, Capitol F3322

                   (Herb Henson) (Central Songs Inc, BMI)                     Country Classics Library CCL-1122

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15579

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 3322/F3322 released Monday 16th January 1956.

NB(2): CAPITOL 3322/F3322 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 28th January 1956.

 

JOHNNY BOND

                   Radio Recorders Studio, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd      Hollywood, Ca:                     Thursday 9th June 1955

Johnny Bond (vcl/gtr); Joe Maphis (ld gtr); Wesley Tuttle (gtr); Margie Ann Warren (fdl); Jerry Adler (hca); Bill Woods (pno); Fuzzy Owen (stg bs); Bert Dodson (stg bs); Eddie Forrest (dms).                     Producer: Don Law

 

RHCO-33476/     LIVIN’ IN UP                                                          Columbia 21448, Columbia 4-21448, Encore CD-2302

RZSP-33476       () (Red River Songs BMI)                                         Bear Family BCD-16810

RHCO-33477/     CAROLINA WALTZ                                                  Columbia 21424, Columbia 4-21424, B.A.C.M. CD D-248

RZSP-33477       (Johnny Bond) (Red River Songs BMI)

RHCO-33478/   REMEMBER THE ALAMO                                         Columbia 21448, Columbia 4-21448,                CD D-248

RZSP-33478       (Jane Bowers) (Vidor Pub. BMI)

HCO-33479/        SOMEBODY’S PUSHIN’                                           Columbia 21424, Columbia 4-21424

RZSP-33479       (Tommy Duncan-Sonny Harper-Lee Hays) (Nutmeg ASCAP)         Cowgirlboy LP-5139, Encore CD-2302

                                                                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-16810

 

NB(1): COLUMBIA 21424/4-21424 released Monday 4th July 1955.

NB(2): COLUMBIA 21424/4-21424 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 16th July 1955.

NB(3): COLUMBIA 21448/4-21448 released Monday 19th September 1955.

NB(4): COLUMBIA Records advert Billboard Saturday 24th September 1955-COLUMBIA 21448/4-21448.

NB(5): COLUMBIA 21448/4-21448 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 1st October 1955.

 

SKEETS McDONALD

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:                     Monday 20th June 1955

Skeets McDonald (vcl); Lewis Talley (gtr); Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Ralph Mooney (stl gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Alfred Kern (dms).                                                                                                                                    Producer: Ken Nelson

 

13773           I GOT A NEW FIELD TO PLOW                                 Capitol 3312, Capitol F3312

                   (Skeets McDonald) (Central Songs Inc., BMI)              Country Classics Library CCL-1103, CC-243

                                                                                               Music For Pleasure MFP-50550, Hound TRG-505102

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15937, B.A.C.M. CD D-228

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-16986

13774           YOUR SWEET LOVE IS GONE                                 Capitol F3741, Hillbilly Heaven HHLP-4001

                   (Red Long-Skeets McDonald) (Central Songs Inc. BMI) Bear Family BCD-15937, B.A.C.M. CD D-228

13775           STROLLIN’                                                             Capitol 3215, Capitol F3215, Hillbilly Heaven HHLP-4001

                   (Wynn Stewart) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                    Bear Family BCD-15937, B.A.C.M. CD D-228

13776           YOU TURNED ME DOWN                                         Capitol 3215, Capitol F3215,                          HHLP-4001

                   (Skeets McDonald) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)               Bear Family BCD-15937, B.A.C.M. CD D-228

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 3215/F3215 released Monday 15th August 1955.

NB(2): CAPITOL 3215/F3215 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 27th August 1955.

NB(3): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 27th August 1955-CAPITOL 3215/F3215.

NB(4): CAPITOL 3312/F3312 released Monday 9th January 1956.

NB(5): CAPITOL 3312/F3312 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 14th January 1956.

NB(6): CAPITOL F3741 released Monday 3rd June 1957.

NB(7): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Monday 10th June 1957-CAPITOL F3741.

NB(8): CC-243 “

NB(9): MUSIC FOR PLEASURE MFP-50550 “CAPITOL COUNTRY GEMS” released United Kingdom 1982.

 

Session #4127

JEAN SHEPARD with Bill Woods Orchestra

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:             Tuesday 27th December 1955

Jean Shepard (vcl); Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Buck Owens (gtr); Lewis Talley (stl gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Roy Lee (stg bs); Johnny Cuviello (dms).                                                                                         Producer: Ken Nelson

 

14866-9        YOU’RE CALLING ME SWEETHEART AGAIN              Capitol 3401, Capitol F3401, Capitol EAP2-1253

                   (Gertrude Cox-Jack Rhodes) (Central Songs Inc. BMI) Capitol T-1253, Stetson HAT-3131

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15905, B.A.C.M. CD D-170

                                                                                               Jasmine JASMCD-3593

14867-5        HE LOVED ME ONCE AND HE’LL LOVE ME AGAIN     Capitol 3401, Capitol F3401, Masterpiece MLP-203

                   (Rubye Glasgow-Joan Hager)                                    Bear Family BCD-15905, B.A.C.M. CD D-170

14868-9        GIRLS IN DISGRACE                                              Capitol EAP2-728, Capitol T-728, Stetson HAT-3042

                   ()                                                                          EMI-Capitol 7243 4-96853-2, Bear Family BCD-15905

                                                                                               Jasmine JASMCD-3593

14869-7        THIS HAS BEEN YOUR LIFE                                    Capitol 3340, Capitol F3340, Masterpiece MLP-203

                   (Ted Edlin-Hawshaw Hawkins)                                   Bear Family BCD-15905, B.A.C.M. CD D-170

14874-7        JUST GIVE ME LOVE                                              Capitol 3514, Capitol F3514, Hilltop JM-6049

                   (Tommy Collins ) (Central Songs Inc, BMI)                                       Hilltop JS-6049, Bear Family BCD-15905

                                                                                               B.A.C.M. CD D-170

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 3340/F3340 released Monday 23rd January 1956.

NB(2): CAPITOL 3401/F3401 released Monday 16th April 1956.

NB(3): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 14th April 1956-CAPITOL 3401/F3401.

NB(4): CAPITOL 3401/F3401 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 21st April 1956.

NB(5): CAPITOL 3514/F3514 released Monday 20th August 1956.

NB(6): CAPITOL 3514/F3514 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 25th August 1956.

NB(7): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 25th August 1956-CAPITOL 3514/F3514.

NB(8): CAPITOL 3514/F3514 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 8th September 1956.

NB(9): CAPITOL EAP2-728 “SONGS OF A LOVE AFFAIR, Vol.2.” released 1956.

NB(10): EMI-CAPITOL7243 4-96853-2 “SONGS OF A LOVE AFFAIR/HEARTACHES AND TEARS 1956-1962” released United Kingdom 1998.

 

Session #3998

JEAN SHEPARD

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:        Wednesday 28th December 1955

Jean Shepard (vcl); Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Buck Owens (gtr); Lewis Talley (stl gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Roy Lee (stg bs); Johnny Cuviello (dms).                                                                                         Producer: Ken Nelson

 

14549-6        THANK YOU JUST THE SAME                                  Capitol 3514, Capitol F3514, Masterpiece MLP-203

                   (Joan Hager) (Valley BMI)                                        Bear Family BCD-15905, B.A.C.M. CD D-170

14550-6        OVER AND OVER                                                   Capitol EAP2-728, Capitol T-728, Stetson HAT-3042

                   ()                                                                          Bear Family BCD-15905, EMI-Capitol 7243 4-96853

                                                                                               Jasmine JASMCD-3593

14551-9        TELL ME WHAT I WANT TO HEAR                             Capitol EAP3-728, Capitol T-728, Stetson HAT-3042

                   (Gertrude Cox-Jack Rhodes) (Central Songs Inc. BMI) Bear Family BCD-15905, EMI-Capitol 7243 4-96853

                                                                                               Jasmine JASMCD-3593

14552-4        SHADOWS ON THE WALL                                        Capitol EAP1-728, Capitol T-728, Stetson HAT-3042

                   (Ron Badger-Thomas Reiff) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)    Bear Family BCD-15905, EMI-Capitol 7243 4-96853

                                                                                               Jasmine JASMCD-3593

 

NB: CAPITOL EAP1-728 “SONGS OF A LOVE AFFAIR, Vol.1” released 1956.

 

Session #4134

JEAN SHEPARD

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:           Thursday 29th December 1955

Jean Shepard (vcl); Fuzzy Owen (rhy gtr); Buck Owens (gtr); Lewis Talley (stl gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Roy Lee (stg bs); Johnny Cuviello (dms).                                                    Producer: Ken Nelson

 

14878-6        I’LL THANK YOU ALL MY LIFE                                  Capitol EAP3-728, Capitol T-728, Stetson HAT-3042

                   (Lucille Dean-Dick Reynolds) (Central Songs Inc. BMI) Bear Family BCD-15905, EMI-Capitol 7243 4-96853

                                                                                               Jasmine JASMCD-3593

14879-8        I LEARNED IT ALL FROM YOU                                 Capitol 3340, Capitol F3340, Capitol EAP1-1253

                   (Tommy Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                   Capitol T-1253, Capitol T-1922,Capitol ST-1922

                                                                                               Stetson HAT-3131, Bear Family BCD-15905

                                                                                               B.A.C.M. CD D-170, Jasmine JASMCD-3593

14880-9        HELLO OLD BROKEN HEART                                   Capitol EAP3-728, Capitol T-728, Hilltop JM-6049

                   (Audrey Allison-Joe Allison) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)   Hilltop JS-6049, Stetson HAT-3042,

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15905, EMI-Capitol 7243 4-96853

                                                                                               Jasmine JASMCD-3593

14881-13       SAD SINGIN’ AND SLOW RIDIN’                               Capitol EAP2-728, Capitol T-728, Hilltop JM-6049

                   (Curly Fox-Texas Ruby) (Ridgeway Music Co. BMI)      Hilltop JS-6049, Stetson HAT-3042

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15905, EMI-Capitol 7243 4-96853

                                                                                               Jasmine JASMCD-3593

 

NB: “I LEARNED ALL FROM YOU” reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 17th March 1956.

 

Session #3989

JEAN SHEPARD

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 5515 Melrose Avenue        Hollywood, Ca:               Friday 30th December 1955  

Jean Shepard (vcl); Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Buck Owens(gtr); Lewis Talley (stl gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Roy Lee (stg bs); Johnny Cuviello (dms).                                                                                         Producer: Ken Nelson

 

14513-5        IT’S HARD TO TELL THE MARRIED FROM THE FREE   Capitol EAP1-728, Capitol T-728, Stetson HAT-3042

                   (Don Helms-Gene Jackson)                                      Bear Family BCD-15905, EMI-Capitol 7243 4-96853

                                                                                               Jasmine JASMCD-3593

14514-3        DID I TURN DOWN A BETTER DEAL                          Capitol EAP2-728, Capitol T-728, Stetson HAT-3042

                   (Tommy Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                   Bear Family BCD-15905, EMI-Capitol 7243 4-96853                                                                                                                                                                                    Jasmine JASMCD-3593

14515-6        PASSING LOVE AFFAIR                                          Capitol EAP1-728, Capitol T-728, Hilltop JM-6049

                   (Jack Rhodes-Jimmy Rollins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI) Hilltop JS-6049, Stetson HAT-3042

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15905, EMI-Capitol 7243 4-96853

                                                                                               Jasmine JASMCD-3593

14516-5        I MARRIED YOU FOR LOVE                                     Capitol EAP1-728, Capitol T-728, Hilltop JM-6049

                   (Jack Rhodes) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                     Hilltop JS-6049, Stetson HAT-3042

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15905, EMI-Capitol 7243 4-96853

                                                                                               Jasmine JASMCD-3593                                                              

BILL WOODS and his Orchestra-1                                                                                                                          

TOMMY DUNCAN with Bill Woods’ Orchestra-2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bakersfield, Ca: ca. February 1956

Bill Woods (vcl-3/pno); Tommy Duncan (vcl-4); Buck Owens (gtr); Roy Lee (stg bs); Unk (sax); Cliff Crofford (tpt); Johnny Cuviello (dms).                                                                                                                                           Producer:

 

100 A           BOP                                                  -1-3              Fire 100A, Out of Time LP-8012, Bison Bop Bb LP-2029

                   (Bill Woods) (Fire Publishing Co. BMI)                        Buffalo Bop Bb LP-2029, Buffalo Bop Bb CD-55027

                                                                                               Proper Properbox 122, CRH R-17, GVC CD-2018

                                                                                               Hop CD-004, Mustang MUST-7

                                                                                               Pan American CD-56007

100B            GO CRAZY MAN                                  -1-3              Fire 100B, Out of Time LP-8012, Bison Bop Bb LP-2029

                   (Bill Woods) (Fire Publishing Co. BMI)                        Buffalo Bop Bb LP-2029, Buffalo Bop Bb CD-55027

                                                                                               Hop CD-004

101A            DADDY LOVES MOMMYO                     -2-4              Fire 101A, Bison Bop Bb LP-2031

                   (Bill Woods) (Fire Publishing Co. BMI)                        Buffalo Bop Bb LP-2031, Bear Family BCD-15957

                                                                                               Buffalo Bop Bb CD-55175

                                                                                               Great Voices of The Century GVC CD-2018

                                                                                               Pan American CD-56005

101B            CRAZY MIXED UP KID                          -2-4              Fire 101B, Bear Family BCD-15957

                   (Bill Woods) (Fire Publishing Co. BMI)    

 

NB(1): FIRE 100 released Monday 26th March 1956.

NB(2): FIRE 100 reviewed Billboard ‘Pop’ Saturday 7th April 1956.

NB(3): FIRE 101 released Monday 26th March 1956.

NB(4): FIRE 101 reviewed Billboard ‘Pop’ Saturday 7th April 1956.

NB(5): FIRE Records advert Billboard Saturday 7th April 1956-FIRE 100 & FIRE 101.

NB(6): OUT OF TIME LP-8012 “ROCKIN’ THE BOP, Vol.2.” released Belgium 1981.

NB(7): BISON BOP Bb LP-2029 “THE BOP THAT NEVER STOPPED, Vol.25.” released Germany 1983.

NB(8): BISON BOP Bb LP-2031 “THE BOP THAT NEVER STOPPED, Vol.27.” released Germany 1983.

NB(9): BUFFALO BOP Bb LP-2029 “THE BOP THAT NEVER STOPPED, Vol.25” released Germany 1985.

NB(10: BUFFALO BOP Bb LP-2031 “THE BOP THAT NEVER STOPPED, Vol.27.” released Germany 1985. 

NB(11): BUFFALO BOP Bb CD-55027 “TEENAGE WOLFPACK” released Germany 1995.

NB(12): BUFFALO BOP Bb CD-55175 “KNOCK OUT” released Germany 2005.

NB(13): PROPER PROPERBOX 122 “BLASSIC ROCKABILLY” released United Kingdom 2007.

NB(14): CRH R-17 “ROCK FROM BAKERSFIELD: COUNTRY ROCK & ROLL 1956-1962 FROM BAKERSFIELD, Ca.” released

NB(15): GREAT VOICES OF THE CENTURY GVC CD-2018 “HOLLYWOOD HEP CATS” released 2008.

NB(16): HOP CD-004 “HILLBILLY HOP, Vol.4.” released

NB(17): MUSTANG MUST-7 “KOOL CAT-COOL BABY” released

NB(18): PAN AMERICAN CD-56005 “SHAKE ME UP BABY” released Switzerland

NB(19): PAN AMERICAN CD-56007 “YOU ARE MY BABY” released Switzerland

 

NOTE: BILLBOARD Saturday 5th May 1956-Bill Woods, who with his band has backed various country artists on over 400 sides in the last several years, has finally cut a platter of his own on the Fire Records label. Tunes are “BOP” and “GO CRAZY MAN.” Woods and his combo are now in their 11th month at Blackboard, Inc., Bakersfield, Calif.,  where they appear six nights a week. They also do a Sunday afternoon jam session. Woods also handles deejay chores at KEEN in Bakersfield. He is also the owner of Bakersfield Music Publishing Company (BMI), and plans to launch his own record firm soon.

 

ROSEMARY CLOONEY, COLLINS KIDS, CARL SMITH & GENE AUTRY-1

COLLINS KIDS-2

                   Radio Recorders Studio, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd      Hollywood, Ca;               Monday 27th February 1956

Lawrence Albert “Larry” Collins (vcl-3); Lawrencine May “Lorrie” Collins (vcl-3); Orvon Gene Autry (vcl-4); Carl M. Smith (vcl-4); Rosemary Clooney (vcl-4); Joe Maphis (ld gtr); Johnny Bond (gtr); Samuel K. “Sammy” Pruett (gtr); Johnny Sibert (stl gtr); Margie Ann Warren (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Roy Madison “Junior” Huskey Jr. (stg bs); Marion Z. “Pee Wee” Adams (dms).

                                                                                               Producer: Don Law

 

RHCO-33711/     YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE                      -1-3-4           Columbia 4-40760, Columbia CL-894

JRZSP-33711     (Jimmie Davis)                                                                                    Harmony HS-11317, Bear Family BFX-15108

                                                                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15537

RHCO-33712      MISSOURI WALTZ                               -2                Columbia CL-894, Bear Family BFX-15108

JRZSP-33712     (Kevin Williams)                                                      Bear Family BCD-15537

RHCO-33721      WALKING THE FLOOR OVER YOU         -1-3-4           Columbia CL-894, Bear Family BFX-15108

JRZSP-33721     (Ernest Tubb)                                                         Epic FE-38457, Rural Routes RFD-9002

                                                                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15537, Krazy Kat KKCD-14

 

NB(1): COLUMBIA 4-40760 released Monday 17th September 1956.

NB(2): COLUMBIA Records advert Billboard Saturday 22nd September 1956-COLUMBIA 4-40760

NB(3): COLUMBIA CL-894 “COUNTRY SPECTACULAR” released 1956.

NB(4): HARMONY HS-11317 “TAKE IT LIKE A MAN” reviewed Billboard 3rd May 1969.  

NB(5): BEAR FAMILY BFX-15108 “THE COLLINS KIDS, Vol.2.” released Germany 1983.

NB(6): EPIC FE-38457 “INTRODUCING LARRY & LORRIE” released 1983.

NB(7): COUNTRY ROUTES RFD-9002 “THE COLLINS KIDS AT TOWN HALL PARTY” released 1990.

NB(8): BEAR FAMILY BCD-15537 “HOP SKIP & JUMP” released Germany 1991.

NB(9): KRAZY KAT KKCD-14 “ROCKIN’ ON T.V.” released United Kingdom 1993.

 

COLLINS KIDS

                   Radio Recorders Studio, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd      Hollywood, Ca:              Tuesday 28th February 1956

Larry Collins (vcl); Lorrie Collins (vcl); Joe Maphis (ld gtr); Johnny Bond (gtr): Sammy Pruett (gtr); Johnny Sibert (stl gtr); Margie Ann Warren (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Junior Huskey (stg bs); Pee Wee Adams (dms).

                                                                                               Producer: Don Law

 

RHCO-33713/     I’M IN MY TEENS                                                    Columbia 21543, Columbia 4-21543

JRZSP-33713     (Larry Collins-Lorrie Collins) (Blackwood Music BMI)     Country Classics Library CCL-1147

                                                                                               Bear Family BFX-15108, Bear Family BCD-15537

RHCO-33714/    THE ROCKAWAY ROCK                                           Columbia 21514, Columbia 4-21514

JRZSP-33714     ()                                                                          Country Classics Library CCL-1147

                                                                                               Bear Family BFX-15074,                      BCD-15537

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-16250

RHCO-33715/     THEY’RE STILL IN LOVE                                         Columbia 21543, Columbia 4-21543

JRZSP-33715     (F.Bryant-B.Bryant)                                                 Country Classics Library CCL-1147

                                                                                               Bear Family BFX-15074,                      BCD-15537

RHCO-33716/   MAKE HIM BEHAVE                                                Columbia 21514, Columbia 4-21514

JRZSP-33716     (Dusty Rose) (Vidor Publications Inc. BMI)                                             Country Classics Library CCL-1147

                                                                                               Bear Family BFX-15074,                      BCD-15537

 

NB(1): COLUMBIA 21514/4-21514 released Monday 23rd April 1956.

NB(2): COLUMBIA 21514/4-21514 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 5th May 1956.

NB(3): COLUMBIA 21543/4-21543 released August Monday 6th August 1956.

NB(4): COLUMBIA 21543/4-21543 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 18th August 1956.

NB(5): COLUMBIA Records advert Billboard Saturday 25th August 1956-COLUMBIA 21543/4-21543.

NB(6): COUNTRY CLASSICS LIBRARY CCL-1147 “TOWN HALL PARTY” released Germany 1977.

NB(7): BEAR FAMLY BFX-15074 “RCKIN’ ROLLIN’ COLLINS KIDS” released Germany 1981.

NB(8): BEAR FAMILY BCD-16250 “ROCKIN’EST” released Germany 1997. 

 

JOHNNY BOND

                   Radio Recorders Studio, 7000 Santa Monica Blvd      Hollywood, Ca:                   Thursday 1st March 1956

Johnny Bond (vcl/gtr); Joe Maphis (ld gtr); Wesley Tuttle (gtr); Margie Ann Warren (fdl); Jerry Adler (hca); Bill Woods (pno); Murray Wald (sax); Bud Dooley (stg bs); Pee Wee Adams (dms).                      Producer: Don Law

 

RHCO-33723/     THE LITTLE ROCK AND ROLL                                  Columbia 21521, Columbia 4-21521, Revival LPS-3010

JRZSP-33723     (Johnny Bond) (Red River Songs BMI)                       Varese Vintage VSD-5874, Encore CD-2302

                                                                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-16810

RHCO-33724/   THE MAN FROM TEXAS                                           Columbia (Uniss), B.A.C.M. CD D-248

JRZSP-33724   ()                                                                         

RHCO-33725/   I’LL BE HERE (AFTER YOU’RE GONE)                       Columbia 21521, Columbia 4-21521, Encore CD-2302

JRZSP-33725     (Kenny Devine-Harlan Howard) (Vidor Pub. BMI)          Bear Family BCD-16810

RHCO-33726/     BLUES IN NOTHING FLAT                                        Columbia (Uniss), B.A.C.M. CD D-248

JRZSP-33726     ()

 

NB(1): COLUMBIA 21521/4-21521 released Monday 14th May 1956.

NB(2): COLUMBIA 21521/4-21521 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 26th May 1956. 

NB(3): REVIVAL LPS-3010 “A LOTTA ROCK ‘N’ ROLL” released Denmark 1988.

 

BONNIE & JO ANN - The Kern County Sweethearts

                                      Tally Studio, 419 Hazel Street              Bakersfield, Ca:                                 ca. April 1956

Bonnie Owens (vcl); Jo Ann Miller (vcl); Lewis Talley (recit-1/stl gtr); Buck Owens (ld gtr); Bill Woods (fdl); Fuzzy Owen (stg bs); Unk (rhy gtr).                                                                                                                                    Producer: Fuzzy Owen

 

45-TR-101-A  FATHER                                             -1                Tally 101

                   ()

45-TR-101-B  PLEASE DON’T TAKE HIM FROM ME                                  101

                   (Buck Owens) (Lu-Tal Pub. BMI)

 

NB(1): TALLY 101 released Monday 14th May 1956.

NB(2): TALLY Records advert Billboard Saturday 26th May 1956-TALLY 101.

 

“FUZZY” OWEN                Tally Studio, 419 Hazel Street              Bakersfield, Ca:                                 ca. April 1956

Fuzzy Owen (vcl/stg bs); Lewis Talley (rhy gtr); Buck Owens (ld gtr); Bill Woods (fdl); 

                                                                                               Producer: Lewis Talley

 

45-TR-102-A  YER FER ME                                                          Tally 102

                   (Buck Owens) (Lu-Tal Pub. BMI)

45-TR-102-B  YOU’RE EVERYTHING I WISH THAT SHE COULD BE            102

                   (Fuzzy Owen) (Lu-Tal Pub. BMI)

 

NB(1): TALLY 102 released Monday 14th May 1956.

NB(2): TALLY Records advert Billboard Saturday 26th May 1956-TALLY 102.

NB(3): BILLBOARD Saturday 14 July 1956-TALLY 102 shown as being released this week.

NB(4): TALLY Records was based at 601 E. 18th Street, Bkersfield, Ca.

NOTE: BILLBOARD Saturday 26th May 1956-Lewis A. Talley, who recently launched the Lu-Tal Publishing Company and the Talley Record Company in Bakersfield, Calif., has supervised his first session for the Talley label, with Bonnie and Jo Ann (Miller), the Kern County Sweethearts, doing “FATHER” b.w. “PLEASE DON’T TAKE HIM FROM ME.” Another who cut for the new label was Fuzzy Owen, who did “YER FER ME” and “YOU’RE EVERYTHING I WISH SHE COULD BE.” Talley, rhythm guitarist and co-writer of “DEAR JOHN,” until recently appeared on Cousin Herb’s “Trading Post” on KERO-TV, Bakersfield.

Bonnie and Jo Ann and Fuzzy are still with”Trading Post.” Owen also is in his third year as band leader at the Clover Club, Bakersfield, which features c.&w. music six nights a week.                                       

 

BILL WOODS-PHIL BAUGH

                             poss. Tally Studio, 419 Hazel Street               Bakersfield, Ca:                                 ca. April 1956

Bill Woods (ld gtr); Phillip “Phil” Baugh (gtr);

                                                                                               Producer:

 

500-A           “SWANEE RIVER”                                                   Bakersfield 500-A

                   (P.D. Arr. Bill Woods) (Bakerfield Music)

500-B           WILDWOOD SPECIAL                                                                500-B  

                   (P.D. Arr. Bill Woods) (Bakersfield Music BMI)

 

NB(1): BAKERSFIELD 500 released ca. May 1956.

NB(2): BAKERSFIELD 500 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 27th October 1956.

 

SINGING CHEROKEE                                                                 Bakersfield, Ca:                                 ca. April 1956

James “Jim/Singing Cherokee” Whitlock (vcl); poss. Bill Woods (gtr);

                                                                                               Producer:

 

100-A           I WISH I HAD A PENNY                                           Bakersfield 100-A

                   (Jim Whitlock) (Chris Music BMI)

100-B                     I HATE TO GO HOME                                                       100-A

                   (Jim Whitlock) (Chris Music BMI)

 

NB(1): BAKERSFIELD 100 released ca. May 1956.

NB(2): BAKERSFIELD 100 reviewed Billboard C&W Monday 2nd September 1957.

 

JOHNNY TAYLOR With The Rhythm  Blue Boys

                                                                                               Bakersfield, Ca:                                 ca. April 1956

John “Johnny” Taylor (vcl); poss. Charles “Chuck” Wayne (gtr); poss. Joseph Cecil “Red” Simpson (pno) Bill Woods (ld gtr);

                                                                                               Producer:

 

106A            SAD, SAD SATURDAY NIGHT                                   Fire 106A

                   (B.Woods-R.Simpson) (Bakersfield Music Pub. Co. BMI)

106B            MIXED UP RHYTHM & BLUES                                           106B, Buffalo Bop Bb-LP-2073, Flesh Den CD-6907

                   (D.Payne-C.Wayne) (Chris Pub. Co. BMI)                   Peerless PL-004, Collector CLCD-4464

                                                                                               Buffalo Bop Bb-CD-55169, B-Sharp 6/33 CD8

                                                                                               B-Sharp LP 7/20, Classics CD-724

                                                                                               Pan American CD-56007

                                                                                                                                                                                              NB(1): FIRE 106 released Monday 28th May 1956.

NB(2): FIRE 106 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 9th June 1956.

NB(3): BUFFALO BOP Bb-LP-2073 “THE BOP THAT NEVER STOPPED, Vol.57” released Germany 1989.

NB(4): FLESH DEN CD-6907 “ ROCK ‘N’ ROLL ORGY, Vol.7.” released United Kingdom 1993.

NB(5): PEERLESS PL-004 “ROCKABILLY, Vol.4.” released 1997.

NB(6): COLLECTOR CLCD-4464 “CRAZY ROCKIN’” released Holland 2001.

NB(7): BUFFALO BOP Bb-CD-55169 “STRUTTIN’” released Germany 2004.

NB(8): B-SHARP CD 6/33 “NASTY ROCKABILLY CD8” released United Kingdom

NB(9): B-SHARP LP 7/20 “NASTY ROCKABILLY, Vol.16.” released United Kingdom 2008.

 

CALVIN CHEEK                 Tally Studio, 419 Hazel Street              Bakersfield, Ca:                                  ca. May 1956

Calvin Cheek (vcl); Buck Owens (ld gtr); Lewis Talley (rhy gtr): Bill Woods (fdl); Fuzzy Owen (stg bs);

                                                                                               Producer: Lewis Talley

 

45-TR-103-A  I CAN’T UNDERSTAND                                             Talley 103

                   (Cal Cheek-Chuck Hoffman) (Lu-Tal Pub. BMI)

45-TR-103-B  PLEASE DON’T PLAY ON THAT GUITAR                               103

                   (Cal Cheek-Chuck Hoffman) (Lu-Tal Pub. BMI)

 

 NB(1): TALLY 103 released Monday 2nd July 1956.

NB(2): BILLBOARD Saturday 14th July 1956-TALLY 103 shown as being released this week.

 

COUSIN HERB HENSON and his Trading Post Gang

                             poss. Tally Studio, 419 Hazel Street               Bakersfield, Ca:                                  ca. May 1956

Herb Henson (vcl/pno); Bill Woods (ld gtr);

                                                                                               Producer:

 

502-A           LEAVE ALL YOUR HEARTACHES TO JESUS              Bakersfield 502-A

                   (H.Henson-B.Woods) (Chris Music Pub. Co. BMI)

502-B           I WALKED AND TALKED WITH JESUS                                          502-B

                   (H.Henson-T.Tyler) (4 Star Sales BMI)

 

NB(1): BAKERSFIELD 502 released Monday 23rd July 1956.

NB(2): BAKERSFIELD 502 reviewed Billboard Sacred Saturday 4th August 1956.

 

LOUISE DUNCAN     poss. Tally Studio, 419 Hazel Street               Bakersfield, Ca:                                  ca. May 1956

Louise Duncan (vcl): Forrest Kyle (recit-1); Bill Woods (ld gtr); Johnny Cuviello (dms);

                                                                                               Producer:

 

503-A           GOSSIP                                             -1                Bakersfield 503-A

                   (B.Woods-I.Smith) (Chris Music Pub. Co. BMI)

503-B           WHEREVER YOU ARE                                                                503-B

                   (J.Cuviello-B.Woods) (Vello Music Pub. Co. BMI)

 

NB(1): BAKERSFIELD 503 released Monday 23rd July 1956.

NB(2): BAKERSFIELD 503 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 4th August 1956.

NB(3): BAKERSFIELD 503 leased to CAPITOL Records August 1956.

NB(4): CAPITOL 3524/F3524 released Monday 20th August 1956.

NB(5): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 25th August 1956-CAPITOL 3524/F3524.

NB(6): CAPITOL 3524/F3524 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 1st September 1956.

 

Session #4388

THE FARMER BOYS

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 1710 North Vine Street      Hollywood, Ca:                       Thursday      31st May 1956

Booby Adamson (vcl); Woody Murray (vcl); Roy Nichols (ld gtr); Lewis Talley (gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Cliffie Stone (stg bs); Johnny Cuviello (dms).                                               Producer: Ken Nelson

 

15498           OH! HOW IT HURTS                                                Capitol 3569, Capitol F3569

                   (Tommy Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                   Country Classics Library CCL-122

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15579

15499           SOMEHOW, SOMEWAY, SOMEDAY                          Capitol 3476, Capitol F3476

                   (Bobby Adamson-Woody Murray) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)         Country Classics Library CCL-122

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15579

15500           COOL DOWN MAME                             Capitol 3569, Capitol F3569

                   (Bobbie Carroll-Bill Hicks) (Central Songs, Inc. BMI)     Country Classics Library CCL-122

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15579

15501           MY BABY DONE LEFT ME                                        Capitol 3476, Capitol F3476

                   (Carroll-Smith-Robere) (Central Songs Inc, BMI)           Country Classics Library CCL-122

                                                                                               Bear Family BCD-15579

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 3476/F3476 released July 1956.

NB(2): CAPITOL 3476/F3476 reviewed Billboard Saturday 14th July 1956.

NB(3): CAPITOL 3569/F3569 released November 1956.

NB(4): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Saturday 20th October 1956.

 

BILL WOODS                                                                            Bakersfield, Ca:                                  ca. July 1956

Bill Woods (vcl/pno); Buck Owens (gtr); Roy Lee (stg bs); Johnny Cuviello (dms).

                                                                                               Producer:

 

104-A           CRAZY OVER YOU                                                 Bakersfield 104-A

                   (Lawton Jiles) (Chris Music BMI)

104-B           A MILLION MILES BETWEEN US                                                 104-B

                   (Lawton Jiles) (Chris Music  BMI)

 

NB(1): BAKERSFIELD 104 released Monday 10th September 1956.

NB(2): BAKERSFIELD 104 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 22nd September 1956.

NB(3): BAKERSFIELD was formed in 1956 by R.B.CHRISTENSEN.

CLIFF CROFFORD             Tally Studio, 419 Hazel Street              Bakersfield, Ca:                                  ca. July 1956

Cliff Crofford (vcl/       ); poss.Buck Owens (ld gtr); Lewis Talley (rhy gtr); Bill Woods (pno); Fuzzy Owen (stg bs).

                                                                                               Producer: Lewis Talley

 

45-TR-104A   THERE AIN’T NOTHIN’ HAPPENIN’ TO ME                  Tally 104

                   (Cliff Crofford) (Lu-Tal Pub. BMI)

45-TR-104B   ANOTHER LOVE HAS ENDED                                            104

                   (Cliff Crofford) (Lu-Tal Pub. BMI)

 

NB(1): TALLY 104 released Monday 3rd September 1956.

NB(2): BILLBOARD Saturday 15th September 1956-TALLY 104 shown as being released this week.

NB(3): TALLY 104 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 15th September 1956.  

 

BILLY BLEDSOE with Bill Woods Band

                                                                                               Bakersfield, Ca:                        ca. September 1956

Billy Bledsoe (vcl); Bill Woods (pno);

                                                                                               Producer:

 

106-A           ONE AT A TIME                                                      Bakersfield 106-A

                   (Lloyd Jones) (Bakersfield Music BMI)

106-B           FOLKS ARE TALKIN’                                                                  106-B

                   (Billy Bledsoe) (Vello Music Pub. Co.BMI)

 

NB(1): BAKERSFIELD 106 released Monday 5th November 1956

NB(2): BAKERSFIELD 106 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 17th November 1956.

 

LAWTON JILES and TOOTSIE LEE-1

LYNN BILLINGSLEY-2

                                                                                               Bakersfield, Ca:                            ca. October 1956

Charles Lawton Jiles (vcl-3); Tootsie Lee (vcl-3); Lynn Billingsley (vcl-4); Buck Owens (gtr); Bill Woods (stg bs); Johnny Cuviello (dms).                                                                                                                                       Producer: Bill Woods

 

107-A           SANTA CLAUS FORGOT ME                  -1-3              Bakersfield 107-A

                   (Lawton Jiles) (Chris Music Pub. Co. BMI)

107-B           CHILDHOOD BOOGIE                          -2-4                                 107-B

                   (Arson Billingsley-Lynn Billingsley) (Chris Music Pub. Co. BMI)

                   A MILLION MILES BETWEEN US           -1-3              Bakersfield

                   ()

                   Unknown Title                                      -1-3              Bakersfield

                   ()

                   Unknown Title                                      -1-3              Bakersfield

                   ()

 

NB(1): BAKERSFIELD 107 released Monday 26th November 1956.

NB(2): BAKERSFIELD 107 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 1st December 1956.

 

(FUZZY) OWEN                 Tally Studio, 419 Hazel Street              Bakersfield, Ca:                            ca. October 1956

Fuzzy Owen (vcl/stg bs); poss. Buck Owens (ld gtr); Lewis Talley (rhy gtr); Bill Woods (pno);

                                                                                               Producer: Lewis Talley

 

45-TR-106A   ARKIE’S GOT HER SHOES ON                                 Tally 106

                   (Fuzzy Owen) (Lu-Tal Pub. BMI)

45-TR-106B   BEWARE OF A STRANGER                                               106

                   (Fuzzy Owen) (Lu-Tal Pub. BMI)

 

NB(1): TALLY 106 released Monday 26th November 1956.

NB(2): BILLBOARD Saturday 1st December 1956-TALLY 106 shown as being this week.

NB(3): TALLY 106 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 1st December 1956.

 

CUSTER BOTTOMS Bill Woods Band

                                                                                               Bakersfield, Ca:                         ca. December 1956

Custer Bottoms (vcl); Bill Woods (gtr); Buck Owens (ld gtr); Roy Lee (stg bs); Johnny Cuviello (dms).

                                                                                               Producer:

 

108-A           SOMEONE TO LOVE ME                                         Bakersfield 108-A

                   (C.Bottoms) (Chris Music BMI)

108-B           STOOD UP BLUES                                                                     108-B, Buffalo Bop Bb LP-2077

                   (C.Bottoms) (Chris Music BMI)                                  Buffalo Bop Bb CD-55098, CRH R-17

                                                                                               Great Voices of The Century GVC-2018

                                                                                               Classics CD-724

 

NB(1): BAKERSFIELD 108 released Monday 21st January 1957.

NB(2): BAKERSFIELD 108 reviewed Billboard C&W Monday 13th May 1957.

NB(3): BUFFALO BOP Bb LP-2077 “THE BOP THAT NEVER STOPPED, Vol.61” released Germany 1991.

NB(4): BUFFALO BOP Bb CD-55098 “ROCKABILLY CATS” released Germany 2001.

 

BILL WOODS                                                                            Bakersfield, Ca:                         ca. December 1956

Bill Woods (vcl/pno); Buck Owens (gtr); Roy Lee (stg bs); Johnny Cuviello (dms).

                                                                                               Producer:

 

109-A           THERE GOES MY LOVE                                          Bakersfield 109-A

                   (Buck Owens) (Pamper Music BMI)

109-B           ASK ME NO QUESTIONS                                                            109-B

                   (Bill Woods-B.Wesley) (Chris Music BMI)                    American Country Music ACM-CD-1002

                                                                                               Buffalo Bop Bb-CD-55178, Rockin’ Rarities R.R.-2005-1

                                                                                               Orbit CD-5902, Classics CD-724

 

NB(1): BAKERSFIELD 109 released Monday 21st January 1957.

NB(2): BAKERSFIELD 109 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 2nd February 1957.

NB(3): AMERICAN COUNTRY MUSIC ACM-CD-1002 “ROCK & ROLL COUNTRY STYLE, Vol.2.” released 2004.

NB(4): BUFFALO BOP Bb-CD-55178 “WILD WOOD ROCKABILLY” released Germany 2005.

NB(5): ROCKIN’ RARITIES R.R.-2005-1 “ACTION PACKED!, Vol.1. 16 RED HOT ROCKIN’ HITS” released France 2005.

NB(6): ORBIT CD-5902 “ROCK N ROLL DANCE PARTY, Vol.2.” released   

 

Session #4717

JEAN SHEPARD

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street      Hollywood, Ca:           Thursday 27th December 1956

Jean Shepard (vcl); Roy Nichols (ld gtr); Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Buck Owens (gtr); Lewis Talley (stl gtr); Jelly Sanders (stl gtr); Bill Woods (pno); Bud Dooley (stg bs).                                                                                     Producer: Ken Nelson

 

16327-14       GO ON GO ON                                                       Capitol (Uniss), Bear Family BCD-15905

                   (Ted Daffan)

16328           I LOST YOU AFTER ALL                                          Capitol T-1663,Capitol ST-1663, Cowgirlboy LP-5108

                   (Helen Carter-Ira Louvin) (Acuff-Rose BMI)                 EMI-Capitol 7243 4-96853-2, Bear Family BCD-15905

16329           IT SCARES ME HALF TO DEATH                               Capitol F3796, Masterpiece MLP-203

                   (Audrey Allison-Joe Allison) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)   Bear Family BCD-15905

16330-8        YOU’RE JUST THE KIND OF GUY                             Capitol F3881, Masterpiece MLP-203

                   (Jack Rhodes) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                     Bear Family BCD-15905

 

NB(1): CAPITOL F3796 released Monday 2nd September 1957.

NB(2): CAPITOL Records advert Billboard Monday 9th September 1957-CAPITOL F3796.

NB(3): CAPITOL F3796 reviewed Billboard C&W Monday 16th September 1957.

NB(4): CAPITOL F3881 released Monday 22nd January 1958.

NB(5): CAPITOL F3881 reviewed Billboard C&W Monday 3rd February 1958.

NB(6): CAPITOL T-1663/ST-1663 “HEARTACHES AND TEARS” released January 1962.

NB(7): COWGIRLBOY LP-5108 “MRS. COUNTRY MUSIC” released Germany 1993.

 

Session #4719

JEAN SHEPARD

                   Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street      Hollywood, Ca:               Friday 28th December 1956

Jean Shepard (vcl); Roy Nichols (ld gtr); Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Buck Owens (gtr); Lewis Talley (stl gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Bud Dooley (stg bs).                                                                                          Producer: Ken Nelson

 

16331-3        TOO LATE WITH THE ROSES                                   Capitol (Uniss), Bear Family BCD-15905

                   ()

16332-8        THE OTHER WOMAN                                               Capitol 3727,Capitol EAP3-1253, Capitol T-1253

                   (Beverley Small) (Central Songs Inc, BMI)                                   Stetson HAT-3131, Bear Family BCD-15905

                                                                                               Jasmine JASMCD-3593

16333-14       ACT LIKE A MARRIED MAN                                      Capitol F3796, Capitol EAP3-1253, Capitol T-1253

                   (Jim Odom)                                                            Stetson HAT-3131, Bear Family BCD-15905

                                                                                               Jasmine JASMCD-3593

16334-6        I USED TO LOVE YOU                                            Capitol F3881, Masterpiece MLP-203

                   (Johnny Cuviello-Buck Owens)                                  Bear Family BCD-15905

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 3727 released Monday 13th May 1957.

NB(2): CAPITOL 3727 reviewed Billboard C&W Monday 20th May 1957.

NB(3): CAPITOL EAP3-1253 “THIS IS JEAN SHEPARD, Vol.3.” released 1959.

 

BILL WOODS                                                                            Bakersfield, Ca:                                 ca. April 1957

Bill Woods (vcl/pno); Bill Owens (gtr); Roy Lee (stg bs); Johnny Cuviello (dms).

                                                                                               Producer:

 

125-A           SWEETHEARTS IN HEAVEN                                     Bakersfield 125-A

                   (Owens) (Pamper Music BMI)

125-B           PHONE ME BABY                                                                      125-B, Bison Bop Bb LP-2029

                   (Bill Woods) (Chris Music BMI)                                  Buffalo Bop Bb LP-2029, Buffalo Bop Bb CD-55027

                                                                                               Spin CD-1001, Lost Gold LGR-5898, Luxel MAS-7102

                                                                                               CRH R-17, Yeaah! CD-13

                                                                                               Great Voices of The Century GVC-CD-2018

                                                                                               Classics CD-724                                                    

 

NB(1): BAKERSFIELD 125 released Monday 10th June 1957.

NB(2): BAKERSFIELD 125 reviewed Billboard C&W Monday 17th June 1957.

NB(3): BAKERSFIELD Records was based at 1300 Casa Loma, Bakersfield, Ca.

NB(4):SPIN CD-1001 “$15,000 WORTH OF ROCKABILLY, Vol.2.” released 1997.

NB(5): LOST GOLD LGR-5898 “ORIGINAL HISTORIC ROCKABILLY CLASSICS, Vol.2.” released 1999.

NB(6): YEAAH! CD-13 “ROCKABILLY RARITIES, Vol.2.” released United Kingdom 2000.

NB(7): LUXEL MAS-7102 “ROCKABILLY HOODLUMS”, Vol.2.” released

NB(8): CLASSICS CD-724 “JUST AROUND BAKERSFIELD” released Sweden 2009.

 

HARLAN HOWARD             Tally Studio, 419 Hazel Street              Bakersfield, Ca;                                 ca. April 1957

Harlan Perry Howard (vcl); poss. Buck Owens (ld gtr); Lewis Talley (rhy gtr); poss. Bill Woods (pno); Fuzzy Owen (stg bs).

                                                                                               Producer: Lewis Talley

 

45-TR-107A   FUN ON THE FREE-WAY                                          Tally 107

                   (Harlan Howard) (Lu-Tal Pub. Co. BMI)

45-TR-107B   A GUY NAMED JOE                                                         107

                   (Harlan Howard) (Lu-Tal Pub. Co. BMI)

 

NB(1): TALLY 107 released Monday 3rd June 1957.

NB(2): TALLY 107 reviewed Billboard C&W Monday 10th June 1957.

 

(COUSIN) HERB HENSON   Tally Studio, 419 Hazel Street              Bakersfield, Ca:                                 ca. April 1957

Herb Henson (vcl/pno); poss. Buck Owens (ld gtr); Lewis Talley (rhy gtr); Fuzy Owen (gtr); Bill Wood (stg bs);

                                                                                               Producer: Lewis Talley

 

45-TR-108A   UP THE PATH AND IN THE DOOR                             Tally 108

                   (Harlan Howard) (Lu-Tal Pub. Co. BMI)

45-TR-108B   UP YAANDER                                      (Inst)                     108

                   (Herb Henson) (Lu-Tal Pub. Co. BMI)

 

NB(1): TALLY 108 released Monday 3rd June 1957.

NB(2): TALLY 108 reviewed Billboard C&W Monday 10th June 1957.

 

CLIFF CROFFORD             Tally Studio, 419 Hazel Street              Bakersfield, Ca:                                 ca. April 1957

Cliff Crofford (vcl/         ); poss. Buck Owens (ld gtr); Lewis Talley (rhy gtr); Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Bill Woods (stg bs);

                                                                                               Producer: Lewis Talley

 

45-TR-109A/  TEENAGE TEARS                                                   Tally 109

▲15410         (Cliff Crofford) (Lu-Tal Pub. Co. BMI)

45-TR-109B/  A NIGHT FOR LOVE                                                         109 

▲15411         (Cliff Crofford) (Lu-Tal Pub. Co. BMI)

 

NB(1): TALLY 109 released Monday 3rd June 1957.

NB(2): TALLY 109 reviewed Billboard C&W Monday 10th June 1957.

NB(3): TALLY 109 is a Delta custom pressed by Monach.

                  

 

 

 

 

SID SILVER Johnny Cuviello Trio Bill Woods & His Guitar

                                                                                               Bakersfield, Ca:                                             1957

Sid Silver (vcl); Bill Woods (gtr); poss. Roy Lee (stg bs); Johnny Cuviello (dms).

                                                                                               Producer:

 

510-A           LITTLE ANGEL                                                       Bakersfield 510-A

                   (Sid Silver) (Chris Music BMI)

510-B           BUMBLE RUMBLE                                                                      510-B, Out of Time LP-8012

                   (Sid Silver) (Chris Music BMI)                                   Buffalo Bop Bb CD-55026, Club PRLP-004

                                                                                               Chief CCD-1156513, Collector CLCD-4465

                                                                                               Sleazy RAB-02, CRH R-17, Mustang MUST-1

                                                                                               Presto CD-4, Classics CD-724                                 

 

NB(1): BAKERSFIELD 510 released 1957.

NB(2): BUFFALO BOP Bb CD-55026 “MEAN MEAN DADDY” released Germany 1995.

NB(3): CLUB PRLP-004 “PURE ROCKABILLY, Vol.4.” released United Kingdom 1995.

NB(4): CHIEF CCD-1156513 “ULTRA RARE ROCKABILLY’S, Vol.13.” released Holland 1997.

NB(5): COLLECTOR CLCD-4465 “SECOND TIME ROCKIN’” released Holland 2001.

NB(6): SLEAZY RAB-02 “ROCKABILLY RACE: 25 PURE ROCKABILLY TRACKS, Vol.2.” released 2007.

NB(7): MUSTANG MUST-1 “SCRATCHIN’ ON MY SCREEN” released

NB(8): PRESTO CD-4 “BIG BAD ROCKABILLY BOPPERS, Vol.4.” released                                                                 

 

PHIL BROWN with Bill Wood’s Band

                                                                                               Bakersfield, Ca:                                              1957

Phil Brown (vcl); poss. Buck Owens (ld gtr); Bill Woods (gtr); Roy Lee (stg bs); Johnny Cuviello (dms).

                                                                                               Producer:

 

130-A           YOU’RE A LUXURY                                                 Bakersfield 130-A

                   (Ira Smith) (Chris Music BMI)

130-B           ALL THESE MEMORIES                                                              130-B

                   (Jean Shepard-Bill Woods) (American Music BMI)

 

NB(1): BAKERSFIELD 130 released 1957.

NB(2): BAKERSFIELD 130 reviewed Billboard C&W Monday 23rd December 1957.

 

BONNIE OWENS               Tally Studio, 419 Hazel Street              Bakersfield, Ca:                                      1958/1959

(vcl); Buck Owens (duet vcl-1); Fuzzy Owen (duet vcl-2/stg bs); Cousin Herb Henson’s Trading Post Band-poss Roy Nichols (ld gtr); Bill Woods (pno); Johnny Cuviello (dms).                                                                      Producer: Lewis Talley

 

                   THAT LITTLE BOY OF MINE                                     Tally TA-100, Bear Family BCD-16178

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                   WAIT A LITTLE LONGER, PLEASE JESUS                          TA-100,                     BCD-16178

                   (Hazel Houser) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)

                   LOOKING BACK TO SEE                      -1-2                       TA-100,                     BCD-16178

                   (Jim Ed Brown-Maxine Brown) (Dandelion BMI)

 

NB(1): TALLY TA-100 released

NB(2): TALLY TA-100 released

 

(COUSIN) HERB HENSON   Tally Studio, 419 Hazel Street              Bakersfield, Ca:                                              1958

Herb Henson (vcl/pno); poss. Bill Woods (ld gtr);

                                                                                               Producer: Lewis Talley

 

TR-120-A       LOSE MY MIND                                                      Tally 120-A, Flame LP-001, Flame CD-001                             (H. Henson-B. Woods) (Lu-Tal Pub. Co. BMI) Collector CLCD-4496, Classics CD-724, CRH  R-17

                                                                                               Buffalo Bop Bb CD-55199

TR-120-B       WALKIN’ ON EASY STREET                                     Tally 120-B

                   (G. Richardson-B. Owens) (Lu-Tal Pub. Co. BMI)

 

NB(1): TALLY 120 released Monday 23rd June 1958.

NB(2): TALLY 120 reviewed Billboard ‘Pop’ Monday 30th June 1958.

NB(3): FLAME LP-001 “DESPERATE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL, Vol.1.” released United Kingdom 1987.

NB(4): FLAME CD-001 “DESPERATE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL, Vol.1.” released United Kingdom 1992.

NB(5): COLLECTOR CLCD-4496 “ROCK ‘N’ ROLL HEPCAT” released Holland 2006.

NB(6): BUFFALO BOP Bb CD-55199 “DO THE BOP” released Germany 2010.

 

 

BILL WOODS                                                                            Bakersfield, Ca:                                 ca. June 1960

Bill Woods (vcl/pno);

                                                                                               Producers: Kim Fowley & Gary Paxton

 

740-A           STORY OF SUSIE                                                   Global 740-A

                   (Buddy Mize) (Owen BMI)

740-B           GOSSIP                                                                            740-B

                   (B.Woods & I.Smith) (Maverick Music & Chris Music BMI)

 

NB(1): GLOBAL 740 released Monday 15th August 1960.

NB(2): GLOBAL 740 reviewed Billboard ‘Pop’ Monday 22nd August 1960.

NB(3): GLOBAL Records was based at 725 34th Street, Bakersfield, Ca.

NB(4): GLOBAL Records were distributed by DEL-FI Records.

                                                                                                                                                                          

JIMMY PATTON                House of Sound                                   Hollywood,Ca:                                          July 1960

Oscar James “Jimmy” Patton (vcl); Roy Lanham (ld gtr); Buck Owens (hmny vcl-1); poss. Bill Woods (pno); Red Wooten (stg bs); Muddy Berry (dms).                                                                                                                 Producer: Russell Sims

 

117A            LONELY NIGHTS                                                    Sims 45-117, Record Mart RM-1029

                   (Poovey-Shell-Sims) (R & R Pub. Co. BMI)

117B            OKIE’S IN THE POKIE                                                       45-117, No Name Label RR ½, Rocket 88 LP-001

                   (Patton-Sims) (R & R Pub. Co. BMI)                           Rocket 88 RLP-5001, Record Mart RM-1029

                                                                                               Wendi LP-000013, Emperor LP-03

                                                                                               Magnum Force MFLP-030, Esoldun RR-2001

                                                                                               Magnum Force CDMF-030, Flesh Den CD-6901

                                                                                               Beaver BLP-3310, Lucky CDLR-809, Pearless PL-001

                                                                                               Magnum Force CDMF-100, Magnum Force MFLP-030

                                                                                               Star Club CD-506009, Disky DO-250542

                                                                                               Smith & Co. SCCD-1197

 

NB(1): SIMS 45-117 released Monday 19th September 1960.

NB(2): SIMS 45-117 reviewed Billboard C&W Monday 26th September 1960.

NB(3): NO NAME LABEL RR ½ “NO TITLE” released United States 1971.

NB(4): ROCKET 88 LP-001 “                          ” released Australia

NB(5): ROCKET 88 RLP-5001 “ROCKED UP-JUMPED UP” released Australia

NB(6): RECORD MART RM-1029 released United Kingdom

NB(7): WENDI LP-000013 “MAMA ROCK-RARE ROCK & ROLL FROM THE 50s” released Australia 1980.

NB(8): EMPEROR LP-03 “EVERYBODY’S ROCKIN’” released 1981.

NB(9): MAGNUM FORCE MFLP-030 “RED HOT ROCKABILLY” released United Kingdom 1985.

NB(10): ESOLDUN RR-2001 “TEXAS ROCKABILLY” released France 1986.

NB(11): MAGUM FORCE CDMF-030 “RED HOT ROCKABILLY” released United Kingdom 1990.

NB(12): FLESH DEN CD-6901 “ROCK ‘N’ ROLL ORGY, Vol.1.” released United Kingdom 1992.

NB(13): BEAVER BLP-3310 “THAT’S ROCK & ROLL, Vol.10.” released Belgium 1995.

NB(14): LUCKY CDLR-809 “ROCKABILLY GOLD, Vol.9.” released United Kingdom 1996.

NB(15): PEERLESS PL-001 “ROCKABILLY” released 1997.

NB(16): MAGNUM FORCE CDMF-100 “MAGNUM ROCKABILLY” released United Kingdom 1998.

NB(17): MAGNUM FORCE MFLP-030 “RED HOT ROCKABILLY” released United Kingdom 1999.

NB(18): DISKY DO-250542 “AS GOOD AS IT GETS: ROCKABILLY” released Holland 2000.

NB(19): SMITH & Co. SCCD-1197 “GREAT ROCKABILLY: AS GOOD AS IT GETS!, Vol.4.” released Holland  

 

BILL WOODS Triple E Trio                                                         Bakersfield, Ca:                           ca. February 1961

Bill Woods (vcl/org); Fem E (chrs);

                                                                                               Producer: Fuzzy Owen

 

100-A           “LITTLE ROSE MARIE”                                            Rose Record No. 100-A

                   (Ed James-Semie Moseley) (Jamiewynn BMI)

100-B                                                                                                             No. 100-B

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NB(1): ROSE RECORD No. 100 released ca. March 1961.

NB(2): Label states - Proceeds from Record Donated to Family of “Rose Marie Riddle”.     

 

 

 

 

 

 

BILL WOODS                    The Blackboard Café                           Bakersfield, Ca:              Sunday         1961

Bill Woods (vcl/pno/gtr); Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Donald Eugene “Don Rich” Ulrich  (ld gtr); Joseph Cecil “Red” Simpson (vcl/gtr/pno); Don Markham (tpt/sax);

                                                                                               Producer:

 

                   SOFT DREAMS      

                   (Terry Day)

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NB:                        “LIVE AT THE BLACKBOARD”  released

 

BILL WOODS                                                                            Bakersfield,Ca:                              ca.  August 1961

Bill Woods (vcl/pno);

                                                                                               Producer: Tommy “Dee” Donaldson

 

A-119-01       ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN                                       Audan A-119-01

                   (Dean-Southern) (Sage and Sand SESAC)

                   (New Lyrics by Tommy Dee)

A-119-02       WICKED WOMEN NEVER WIN                                              A-119-02

                   (Tommy Dee) (Flower’s Music BMI)

 

NB(1): AUDAN A-119 released Monday 2nd October 1961.

NB(2): AUDAN A-119 reviewed Billboard ‘Pop’ Monday 9th October 1961.

 

JIMMY PATTON                                                                         Bakersfield, Ca:                              September 1961

Oscar James “Jimmy” Patton (vcl/rhy gtr); Gene Crossland (stl gtr); Eddie Wilson (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Gordon Wesler (stg bs); Speedy Gabbert (tamb-1/dms).                                                                                     Producer: Bill Woods

 

▲40647/        TAXES ARE GOING UP AGAIN              -1                Stereotone 1002, Stereotone SLP-1002

1002-1          (Bill Woods-J.Patton) (Chris BMI)                              Star Club CD-506009

▲40647X/      SOMEDAY I’LL LIVE AGAIN                                     Stereotone 1002,                    SLP-1002

                   (Bill Woods) (Chris BMI)

                   WALK SOFTLY                                                       Stereotone SLP-1002

                   (Van McCoy)

                   WHAT WILL I DO (WITH ALL THOSE MEMORIES)                          SLP-1002, Star Club CD-506009

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NB(1): STEREOTONE 1002 released 1961.

NB(2): STEREOTONE SLP-1002 “TAKE 30 MINUTES WITH JIMMY PATTON” released 1961.

NB(3): STAR CLUB CD-506009 “YAH! I’M MOVIN’, 1955-1976” released Sweden 1999.                                                 

 

JIMMY PATTON                                                                         Bakersfield, Ca:                              September 1961

(vcl/rhy gtr); Gene Crossland (stl gtr); Eddie Wilson (fdl): Bill Woods (pno); Gordon Wesler (stg bs); Speedy Gabbert (dms).

                                                                                               Producer: Bill Woods

 

                   I THOUGHT I HEARD YOU CALL MY NAME                Stereotone SLP-1002

                   (Lee Emerson) (Golden West Melodies Inc. BMI)

                   PLAYBOY                                                                                 SLP-1002

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                   I CAN’T SHAKE THE BLUES                                                        SLP-1002

                   (Jimmy Patton) (Regent Music Corp. BMI)

                   OLD JALOPY                                                                            SLP-1002

                   (Jolonsa-Clara Gorspard) (Dandelion Music BMI)

                   CRY CRY DARLING                                                                    SLP-1002

                   (J.D.Miller-Jimmy Newman) (Acuff-Rose BMI)

 

 

 

BILL WOODS and BILLY BARNOSKI

                                                                                               poss. Bakersfield, Ca;                                     1961

Bill Woods (vcl/pno); Billy Barton (vcl/rhy gtr);

                                                                                               Producer:

 

                   SO CALLED FRIEND                            Gulf Records 1003

                   (Billy Barton)

                                                                                                                      1003

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NB: GULF RECORDS 1003 released 1961.

 

CARLYN JOHNSON  with Bill Woods Orch.-1

CARLYN JOHNSON and Billy Barton-2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                poss. Bakersfield, Ca: 1961

Carlyn Johnson (vcl); Bill Woods (gtr); John “Billy Barton” Grimes (vcl-3/rhy gtr); Unk (chrs-4);

                                                                                               Producer: Les Geeting

 

1004-A          TWO KIDS IN LOVE                             -2-3              Gulf Records 1004

                   (Bennett) (American Music BMI)

1004-B          WHY DO I LOVE YOU                          -1-4                                    1004

                   (Geeting) (Pell-Bart Music BMI)

 

NB(1): GULF RECORDS 1004 released ca. January 1962.

NB(2): BILLY BAROSKI is probably BILLY BARTON.

 

BILL WOODS                    The Blackboard Café                           Bakersfield, Ca:                Sunday         1962

Bill Woods (vcl/pno/gtr); Fuzzy Owen (gtr); Don Rich (ld gtr); Red Simpson (vcl/gtr/pno); Don Markham (tpt/sax);

                                                                                               Producer:

 

                   Unknown Title

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BILL WOODS                                                                            Bakersfield, Ca:                                              1963

Bill Woods (vcl/pno); Merle Haggard’s Strangers-poss. Roy Nichols (gtr); Gene Moles (gtr); Wynn Stewart (gtr); Ralph Mooney (stl gtr); Bobby Austin (stg bs); Helen Price (dms).

                                                                                               Producer:

 

                   TRUCK DRIVIN’ MAN                                               Rose 500

                   (Terry Fell)

                                                                                                         500

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NB: ROSE 500 released 1963.

 

BILLY BLEDSOE                                                                        Bakersfield, Ca:                                              1963

Billy Bledsoe (vcl); Bill Woods (pno);

                                                                                               Producer:

 

                   THAT’S JUST WHERE                                              Rose 501

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                                                                                                         501

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NB(1): ROSE 501 released 1963.

NB(2): ROSE Records was owned by JIMMIE ADDINGTON.

 

Session #11425/11426

TOMMY COLLINS              Bakersfield Civic Auditorium               Bakersfield, Ca:         Thursday 12th September 1963

(vcl/gtr); Herb Henson’s Trading Post Band: Roy Nichols (ld gtr); Jelly Sanders (fdl); Bill Woods (pno); Johnny Cuviello (dms).

                                                                                               Producer: Ken Nelson

 

50753           I GOT MINE                                                           Capitol ST-2009, Country Classics Library CCL-1125

                   (Tommy Collins) (Central Songs Inc. BMI)                   Bear Family BCD-15777

 

NB(1): CAPITOL ST-2009 “COUNTRY MUSIC HOOTENANNY” released 1964.

NB(2): COUNTRY CLASSICS LIBRARY CCL-1125 “I GOT MINE” released Holland 1977.

 

Session #20047

MERLE HAGGARD and The Strangers

          United Recording Corporation Studio, 6050 Sunset Blvd      Hollywood, Ca:                Wednesday 28th June 1972

Merle Ronald Haggard (vcl); Roy Nichols (gtr); Bobby Wayne (gtr); Norman Hamlet (stl gtr); John Paul “Johnny” Gimble (fdl); Bill Woods (fdl); Glen D. Hardin (pno); Dennis Hromek (stg bs); Biff Adam (dms).

                                                                                               Producer: Ken Nelson

 

78805           I WONDER WHAT SHE’LL THINK ABOUT ME LEAVING         Capitol (Uniss), Bear Family BCD-16749

                   (Merle Haggard)

78806           MY WOMAN KEEPS LOVIN’ HER MAN                       Capitol (Uniss),                      BCD-16749

                   (Merle Haggard)

 

NB(1): CAPITOL ST-11127 “IT’S NOT LOVE (BUT IT’S NOT BAD)” released December 1972.

NB(2): BEAR FAMILY BCD-16749 “THE STUDIO RECORDINGS 1968-76” released Germany 2007.

 

Session #13569

MERLE HAGGARD and The Strangers

          Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue, South           Nashville, Tn:                       Tuesday 11th July 1972

Merle Haggard (vcl); Red Lane (gr); Ray Quarles Edenton (gtr); Roy Nichols (gtr); Robert “Bobby Wayne” Edrington (gtr); Dennis Hromek (fender bs gtr); Norman Hamlet (stl gtr); Johnny Gimble (fdl); Bill Woods (fdl); Hargus Melvin “Pig” Robbins (pno); Biff Adam (dms).                                                                                                                 Producer: Ken Nelson

 

80714           IT’S NOT LOVE (BUT IT’S NOT BAD)                         Capitol 3419, Capitol ST-11127, Bear Family BCD-16749

                   (Hank Cochran-Glenn Martin)

80715           SOMEWHERE TO COME WHEN IT RAINS                  Capitol ST-11127, Bear Family BCD-16749

                   (H.R.DeLaughter)

80716           MY WOMAN KEPS LOVIN’ HER MAN                         Capitol 3419, Capitol ST-11127, Bear Family BCD-16749

                   (Merle Haggard)

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 3419 released Monday 7th August 1972.

NB(2): CAPITOL 3419 reviewed Billboard C&W Saturday 19th August 1972.

NB(3): “IT’S NOT LOVE (BUT IT’S NOT BAD) entered Billboard C&W chart Saturday 16th September 1972-#1 12weeks. 

 

Session #13570

BOBBY WAYNE and The Strangers

          Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue, South           Nashville, Tn:                       Tuesday 18th July 1972

Bobby Wayne (vcl/gtr); Roy Nichols (gtr); Dennis Hromek (fender bs); Norman Hamlet (stl gtr); Johnny Gimble (fdl); Bill Woods (fdl); Hargus Robbins (pno); Biff Adam (dms); Unk (chrs).                 Producer: Ken Nelson

 

80717           FOR ALL I KNOW                                                   Capitol (Uniss)

                   (Merle Haggard)

80718           YOU MADE ME WHATEVER I AM                              Capitol 3471

                   (Merle Haggard)

80719           THAT RAIN MAKIN’ BABY OF MINE                           Capitol 3471

                   (Dallas Frazier-Warren Robbe)

 

NB: CAPITOL 3471 released Monday 16th October 1972.

 

Session #20114

MERLE HAGGARD and The Strangers

                   Capitol Recording Studio 1750 North Vine Street       Hollywood, Ca:                 Tuesday 22nd August 1972

Merle Haggard (vcl); Roy Nichols (gtr); Bobby Wayne (gtr); Dennis Hromek (fender bs gtr); Norman Hamlet (stl gtr); Bill Woods (fdl); Marcia Nichols (pno).                                                                                               Producers: Ken Nelson & Fuzzy Owen

 

79033           I WONDER IF THEY EVER THINK OF ME Capitol (Uniss), Bear Family BD-1749

                   (Merle Haggard)

Session #13582

MERLE HAGGARD and The Strangers

          Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue, South           Nashville, Tn:               Tuesday 5th September 1972

Merle Haggard (vcl); Ray Edenton (gtr); Roy Nichols (gtr); Bobby Wayne (gtr); Dennis Hromek (fender bs gtr); Norman Hamlet (stl gtr); Johnny Gimble (fdl); Bill Woods (fdl); Hargus “Pig” Robbins (pno); Biff Adam (dms).

                                                                                               Producer: Ken Nelson

 

80754           TO EACH HIS OWN                                                Capitol ST-11276, Bear Family BCD-16749

                   (Van McCoy)

80755           I WONDER WHAT SHE’LL THINK ABOUT ME LEAVING            ST-11127,                     BCD-16749  

                   (Merle Haggard)

80756           I’M AN OLD, OLD MAN (TRYIN’ TO LIVE WHILE I CAN)                        ST-11127,                     BCD-16749

                   (Lefty Frizzell)

 

NB: CAPITOL ST-11276 “IF WE MAKE IT THROUGH DECEMBER” released February 1974.

 

Session #13583

MERLE HAGGARD and The Strangers

          Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue, South           Nashville, Tn:               Tuesday 5th September 1972

Merle Haggard (vcl); Ray Edenton (gtr); Roy Nichols (gtr); Bobby Wayne (gtr); Dennis Hromek (fender bs gtr); Norman Hamlet (stl gtr); Johnny Gimble (fdl); Bill Woods (fdl); Hargus “Pig” Robbins (pno); Biff Adam (dms).

                                                                                               Producer: Ken Nelson

 

80757           I’D NEVER TOLD ON YOU                                        Capitol ST-11127, Bear Family BCD-16749

                   (Hank Cochran)

80758           I WONDER IF THEY EVER THINK OF ME Capitol 3488, Capitol CDP7-46484-2

                   (Merle Haggard)                                                      Bear Family BCD-16749

80759           I FORGET YOU EVERYDAY                                     Capitol 3488, Capitol SABB-11531

                   (Merle Haggard)                                                      Bear Family BCD-16749

 

NB(1): CAPITOL 3488 released Monday 30th October 1972.

NB(2): CAPITOL 3488 reviewed Billboard Saturday 11th November 1972.

NB(3): “I WONDER IF THEY EVER THINK OF ME” entered Billboard C&W chart Saturday 16th December 1972-#1 14 weeks.

NB(4): CAPITOL SABB-11531 “SONG’S I’LL ALWAYS SING” released April 1977.

NB(5): CAPITOL CDP-7-46484-2 “THE VERY BEST OF MERLE HAGGARD” released 1987.  

 

BILL WOODS                             Buck Owens Studio                    Oildale, Ca:                                                    1981

Bill Woods (vcl/gtr/pno);

                                                                                               Producer:

 

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