Starday custom 651-675 (July-October 1957): 7th part

Since Malcolm Chapman did suspend some time in 2011 his study on Starday custom in his excellent blogsite, all we have is a short survey of records I did hear.

COWTOWN RECORDS 651   HARRY PEPPEL and the Shenandoah Valley Rangers  Vocals by Alice Brammer

 

         

Po Box 1694, Fort Worth, TX                            Jul 57  (Billboard Review on 15th August 1957)

 

45-651-A – No Baby No

(M.L. Miller / J.W. Stephenson)   (***)

45-651-B – Take A Letter, Mr. Moon

(M.L. Miller / J.W. Stephenson)   (***)

 

STARDAY RECORDS 652    LITTLE JODY RAINWATER and the Jamboree Gang


 

45-652-A – I Broke My Heart Waltzing           

(C Johnson / V Graves)   (Starrite BMI)

45-652-B – The Man That Wrote Home Sweet Home 

                                (Never Was A Married Man)

(None listed)   (Starrite BMI)

A lively fast hillbilly bopper, nice guitar. Short steel solo.

BMI Clearance on 27th September 1957.

PEACH RECORDS 653             RAMBLIN’ RED BAILEY

PO Box 111, Jefferson, GA.

Aug 57


45-653-A – The Hardest Fall

(Kenneth Bailey)   (Starrite BMI)

45-653-B – You’ve Always Got A Frown

(Kenneth Bailey)   (Starrite BMI)

BMI Clearance on 11th October 1957.

 

BLUE RIDGE RECORDS 654

Aug 57

BLUE RIDGE QUARTET

House Of God

(No info)   (No info)

Footprint Of Jesus

(No info)   (No info)

Tenderly He Watches Over Me

(No info)   (No info)

Where Shall I Be On That Judgement Day

(No info)   (No info)

 

STARDUST RECORDS 655

1206 West Joseph St, Perryville, MO.

Aug 57

CHANDOS McRILL and the Perryville Melody Boys

45-655-A – Money Lovin’ Woman

( C McRill / E LaHomme)   (Starrite BMI)

45-655-B – Little Bit Too Bashful

(C McRill / E LaHomme)   (Starrite BMI)

BMI Clearance on 11th October 1957.

Fantastic hick vocal double-sider. Side A is focused on guitar sounding like a steel; B side has

sewing fiddle all along, even a nice solo. A must!

 

PEACH RECORDS 656

606 Pierre Ave, Shreveport, LA

Aug 57

PETE AND PEACHES HARDIN

45-656-A – Ho’Bo’s Heaven

(Hardin)   (Starrite BMI)

45-656-B – I’ve Wasted My Love On You

(Hardin)   (Starrite BMI)

BMI Clearance on 11th October 1957.

 

STARDAY RECORDS 657

Aug 57

LOU WALKER

45-657-A – Rock and Roll (Tennessee Style) :Falls into the white rock category, with a nice saxophone (solo) and a wild guitar.

(Walker)   (Starrite BMI)

45-657-B – I’ll Always Be In Love With You

(Walker)  (Starrite BMI)

BMI Clearance on 11th October 1957.

 

STARDAY RECORDS 658

Aug 57

ROCKING MARTIN

45-658-A – All Because Of You: Lively side, is Martin really Red Smith? I also hears he was Bob Newman.

(Red Smith)   (Starrite BMI)

45-658-B – Do You Still Love Me

(Red Smith)   (Starrite BMI)

BMI Clearance on 11th October 1957.

 

 

STARDAY RECORDS 659

Aug 57

HOYT SCOGGINS – Curley Bingham and Band

45-659-A – Waiting For An Answer

(James Backley)   (Starrite BMI)

45-659-B – One Heart, One Love

(H Scoggins / O. Milsap)   (Starrite BMI)

BMI Clearance on 25th October 1957.

A-side: a lively banjo led bluegrass number. Two nice fiddle solos.

 

STARDAY RECORDS 660

Aug 57

LEON HOLMES

45-660-A Half A Chance : a lively side. Strong guitar.

(Leon Holmes)   (Starrite BMI)

45-660-B Lost Love

(Leon Holmes)   (Starrite BMI)

BMI Clearance on 25th October 1957.

 

STARDAY RECORDS 661

Sept 57

HARRY HOLUNGOR

661-A – Baby

(No info)   (No info)

661-B – Tell Me

(No info)   (No info)

 

DIXIE RECORDS 662

WBVI, Barberville, KY

Sept 57

DAVID LUNDY / ORANGIE RAY HUBBARD

45-662-A – If I Had A Nickel For Every Time You’re Untrue

(David Lundy)   (Starrite BMI)

45-662-B – Sweet Love: a fabulous version of the Jimmy & Johnny/Johnny Burnette’s « Sweet love On My Mind ». Strong vocal, wild guitar. A must. Hubbard was also on Lee (Cincinnati)

(Ray Hubbard)   (Starrite BMI)

BMI Clearance on 15th November 1957.

Note:  On December 11th, 2014, the Starday specialist Nate Gibson says that « Sweet love » is not at all a Jimmy & Johnny song, but a Hubbard original that was later covered by Rusty York. Thanks Nate. I should have kicked mysef: the song is signed « Ray Hubbard »!

STARDAY RECORDS 663

Sept 57

BILL FLOYD – music by the Swingsters

663-A – Hey Boy: a very fine shuffling hillbilly bop: fiddle and guiar (solo) over a relaxed vocal

(No info)   (No info)

663-B – Heartbreak

(No info)   (No info)

Billboard review on 14th October 1957.

 

 

STARFIRE 664 BILLY MATCH and the Starfires

Orlando, FL September 1957

I Want My Baby: fine white rock with chorus (doo wop influenced). Remember Jerry Arnold’s « Race For Time ». Very solid.

Girl Of Mine

This artist was actually Billy J. Killen

 

SHOTT 665 HERBIE SHOTT

Van Wert, OH September 1957

You’ll Cry Tomorrow / A Tip From A Fool

 

DIAMOND 666 GENE HARPER and his Saddle Pals

MO.

Thank The Lord For The Rain / Jesus Is A Friend To Me

 

VENUS 667 LUKE McDANIEL

Pritchard, AL. September 1957

You’re Still On My Mind (McDaniel): an average slow ballad by the « Whoa Boy » man.

Homeward Mule (McDaniel): fast folkish number

STARDAY 668 LARRY NOLEN and the Bandits

Blue River

King Of The Ducktail Cats: topical lyrics. Great guitar. A must!

also on Sarg (see elsewhere in this site)

 

STARDAY 669 DANNY BROCKMAN and his Twilight Ramblers

Foolish Pride (Bailey-Kaiser)

Feel Sorry For Me (Jimmy Logsdon) : urgent vocal over a very good backing (guitar, steel). Uptempo. A great track

 

STARDAY 670 JOYCE LOVE with Curley Sanders and his Santones

Why Did You Leave Me (Sanders-Shirley-Sprowls)

Peace Of Mind (Love): a fabulous bluesy ballad. Welcome female strong voice. A nice guitar.

STARDUST 671 LEE VOORHIES and his Ozark Country Boys

Kansas City, MO. October 1957

Load Up My Blues (Voorhies): uptempo song. Fantastic hick vocal, nice guitar. A must! Similar to Westport sides (see elsewhere in this site the Westport label story)

Hand In Hand (Voorhies)

This artist also recorded as Lee Finn on Westport Records.

 

CORVETTE 672 JOHNNY SKILES with the Harmony Ranch Hands

Portland, OR.

The Twinkle In Your Eyes (Johnny Skiles): avery fine uptempo rockaballad, atmospheric – lot of steel. Skiles had other fine records on Rural Rhythm, Romac.

Ghost Of My Lonely Past (Johnny Skiles): « ghost » song – steel for good effect.

 

STARDAY 673 BILLIE & GORDON HAMRICK with Red Farrell

Cruel Jealous Heart (Nell Palmer)

Gypsy Waltz (Nell Palmer)

 

STARDAY 674 FRANK EVANS and his Top Notchers

I Got A Patent (On My Kind Of Love)(Jimmy Dunkin)

Lonesome Love (Bonnie Burke)

 

STARDAY 675 : no details