Thursday, 19 May 2011

TSS - Texas Sound Studios

Based in San Antonio, TX. Unknown owner.

THE LYRICS
Aug 59
5988A - Oh please love me   (Tex-San Publ.)
5988B - The girl I love   (Tex-San Publ.)
HARLEM 101
San Antonio, TX
THE LYRICS
Oct 59
TSS-591026A - The beating of my heart   (Arc Music)
TSS-591026B - I want to know   (Tex-San BMI)
HARLEM 104
San Antonio, TX
GARY MIDDLETON and the Excellos
Oct 59
TSS-591027A - Don’t be shy   (Tex-San BMI)
TSS-591027B - Pretty Please   (Tex-San BMI)
HARLEM 102
San Antonio, TX
JIMMIE J BELDEN        
Feb 60
60207a - Darling Ann   (Winslow Music)
60207b - My lovely star   (Winslow Music)
EMPIRE 1001
(Recorded at KVOO Rec & Studio. Rereleased on Pla-Me 7367.)
JOE WILSON and the Sabers
Aug 60  (BB = 3 Oct 60)
60823A - Fast slow
60823B - Afraid to love you
WILDCAT 0053
San Antonio, TX  (E.J. Henke)
JACK ARNOLD
May 61
61513A - Tall Oak Tree
61513B - For Your Love
AJAX 61513
TX
DICK BARTON and the Rebels  (Vcl Jimmy Payne)
Jul 61
61712A - Let’s start over   (Karden Music)
61712B - I get the blues   (No Publ.)
ANTHEM 61712
San Antonio, TX
BARBARA BERRY
Aug 62
62816A - My song to you
62816B - Mr Symphony
SOUNDTEX 62816
TX
LEON PAYNE and the Melody Mustangs
Oct 62
TSS-621027A - The walls are closing in
TSS-621027B - We’ll break the tie that binds
TNT 192
1422 W Poplar St, San Antonio, TX   (Bill Tanner)
BUDDY BRUCE and the Westwinds
Jan 63
630102A - My request   (Fore-Down BMI)
630102B - Rolling on   (Fore-Down BMI)
KELL No. #
Denton, TX
THE FLATLANDERS - Gene Bryant, Paul Butts, Pete Rose
Feb 63
TSS-630201A - Louisiana Rose
TSS-630201B - I Guar-A-Tee
TNT 193
1422 W Poplar St, San Antonio, TX   (Bill Tanner)
JOE B and Charlie Davis
Nov 63
TSS-631112A - Shut your big fat mouth
TSS-631112B - Mississippi Central
TNT 9033
1422 W Poplar St, San Antonio, TX   (Bill Tanner)
RANDY HAWKINS and FRED PIKE
Dec 63
TSS-631223A - Dream dream dream
TSS-631223B - Pike’s tune
BONEY 103
RICHARD MILLER
Apr 64
TSS-640424A - The assassination of John F Kennedy   (No Publ.)
TSS-640424B - Jesus is on my side   (No Publ.)
(No Name Label) 501
3704 Speedway, Austin 5, TX   (Richard Miller)
(Born without arms & legs. Plays lead gtr with help of bar like steel guitar.)
LOU COLBURN feat the Country Gentlemen
Mar 65
650309A - Ballad of Billy Ray   (Toltec Music)
650309B - Running away       (Toltec Music)
MAYAN 367
Mayan Dude Ranch, Bandera, TX
DANNY and the Tejanos
Mar 66
TSS-660307A - Con Esta Copa  (No Publ.)
TSS-660307B - Mi otra movida   (No Publ.)
PA-GO-GO 101
San Antonio, TX
ROBERT KEEL and the Operators
Jul 66
TSS-660729A - Walking to Nashville
TSS-660729B - Miss Operator
A-B 101
Grove Hill, AL
DAVE WALKER
Oct 66
TSS-661003A - In so much misery   (Jin Music)
TSS-661003B - Take a look at the moon   (Jin Music)
TNT 9036
1422 W Poplar St, San Antonio, TX   (Bill Tanner)
BOB BAKER
May 67
670513A - Down the road apiece
670513B - Short Fat Texan
BOB BAKER INT. 102
San Antonio, TX  (Bob Baker)

Sunday, 15 May 2011

SRP Customs

A collector said these customs and the ARP listing could be the same company. As I have no proof either way, I have listed them separately.


HOLLIS CHAMPION
65
srp 4300 - Big beat   (Fools Gold)
srp 4400 - Long gone lonesome blues   (Fred Rose Music)
STRIPE 501
Nashville, TN
(Record pressed by Columbia in Nashville; label by “srp”.)
REX RINEHART
65
srp 6926 - Overcrowded tavern   (New Key Publ.)
srp 6927 - The portrait   (Cedarwood)
JED 004
815 16th Ave S, Nashville, TN   (John E Denny)
BILLY TIDWELL and the Chivells
65
srp 7007 - I was standing too close to a heartache   (Ko Co Bo Publ.)
srp 7008 - Folsom prison blues   (Hi-Lo Music)
KO CO BO 1009
White Deer, TX
EDDIE BOND
65
srp 7019 - I can’t fight this much longer   (Sure Fire)
srp 7020 - Now and then   (Sure Fire)
GOLDWAX 107
Memphis, TN   (Quentin Clauch)
GENE WYATT
??
srp 7030 - You bug me baby   (Shreve-Nash Music)
srp 7031 - Good try   (Shreve-Nash Music)
AETNA 103642
Shreveport, LA
CHIEF POWHATAN and his Bluegrass Braves
??
srp 7070 - Rosie
srp 7071 - Are you lonesome tonight
SALEM 533
DELMAR SEXTON, Bobby Jewell and the Roan Country Boys
??
srp 7082 - Too young to understand
srp 7083 - I’m lonesome for you, little darling
BREEZE 274
(Delmar can also be found in the Starday Custom Pressing Series. He recorded some highly sought gospel material for the Starday Custom imprint).
CLYDE MURPHY
??
srp 7242 - There’s a Christmas tree in Heaven
srp 7243 - Haven’t been lost a minute
SALEM 554

SRC Customs

Possibly located in Washington State.


CURLY BOB and his Rocky Mountain Ramblers
??
SRC-1179 - You’re off limits   (No Publ.)
SRC-1180 - Singing the blues   (No Publ.)
S.R.C. No. #
Symons Building, Spokane, WA
BOBBY WAYNE and the Warriors
??
SRC-1194 - Sally Ann   (No Publ.)
SRC-1195 - War Paint   (No Publ.)
LJV 101
ND
DARYL BRITT / THE BLUE JEANS
??
SRC-1198 - Since you’re gone   (Cornerstone Publ.)
SRC-1199 - Lover lover
BLUE No. #
Seattle, WA

Premier Customs

Possibly all discs pressed at Premier Film and Recording Co, St Louis, MO. The Damon label from Kansas City, MO used this plant frequently.

GORDON WAYNE and the Owls
Dec 59
A - Red wing   (ASCAP)
B - Twilight is stealing   (BMI)
DAMON 12310
Kansas City, MO   (Vic Damone)
CONNY AND THE BELLHOPS
Jan 60
A - Shot rod   (No Publ.)
B - Walkin’ with Max   (No Publ.)
DAMON 12315
Kansas City,  MO   (Vic Damone)
THE SUPREME WONDERS
??
A - (No info)
B - After I’m gone   (No publ.)
SUPREME 12467
1145 Lafayette St, Grand Rapids, MI
DEE LEMLEY
??
A - That’s all there is   (Central Songs)
B - Lonely free man   (Court Of Kings BMI)
DAMON 12861
Kansas City, MO   (Vic Damone)
THE PAGE BOYS
??
1 - (No info)
2 - Sundown special    (No Publ.)
PREMIER ACETATE 12885
St Louis, MO
MELVIN BLAKE and the Star Rockers
??
A - Judy   (No Publ.)
B - Move On   (No Publ.)
RODNEY 13173
Imperial, MO
(Owned by Premier Film and Recording Co, St Louis, MO)
GORDON WAYNE
??
A - (No info)
B - Twilight is stealing   (BMI)
DAMON 13310
Kansas City, MO   (Vic Damone)
HAROLD ZAHNER - JOHNNY SMITH and the Missouri Two
??
1 - Marshal of this town  (J Smith)   (No Publ.)
2 - Shake baby shake  (H Zahner)  (No Publ.)
SMITH 17318
House Of Smith & Co, St Mary’s, MO   (Johnny Smith)
IRA ISABLE - (pno = Vonalla Jackson)
??
1 - Where Jesus is   (No Publ.)
2 - (No info)
ISABLE RECORDS 17586

jf Customs

Unknown Location. Most I've seen have Don Carlos Music as Publisher. I have a few more to add when i find them :-)

Malcolm Chapman and Pascal Perrault (May 2011)

THE SOUTHERN SPIRITUALS
??
jf-517 - The love of God       Don Carlos Music)
jf-518 - Another day’s journey   (Don Carlos Music)
BEVERLY 747
Kinston, NC
HERMAN STONE and the Rovers
??
jf-541 - Naughty angel   (Don Carlos Music)
jf-542 - Dear little sweetheart   (Don Carlos Music)
WOLF-TEX 101
Wolf City, TX   (Herman Stone)

HAROLD MONTGOMERY with the Ray Johnson Band
??
jf-577 - No Graduation Kiss  (Don Carlos Music)
jf-578 - How Much Do You Miss me  (Don Carlos Music)
WOLF-TEX 103
Wolf City, TX   (Herman Stone)

ARP Custom Pressings

I have an address for "a" ARP Custom Pressing Co., based in Owosso, MI, but most of the pressings are from the midwest / Ohio valley area, so perhaps there is another ARP pressing records further down that neck of the woods.


Any additions, corrections, label shots etc can be mailed to me at   malcychapman@mac.com


All dates are approximate.


Malcolm Chapman and Pascal Perrault  (May 2011)


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BILL BURDEN
69
arp-1007 - 36-B    (Junellin Music)
arp-1008 - Just like dad    (Junellin Music)
KRIS 101
Beaver Dam, KY

CHUCK EVANS
69
arp-1011 - The ballad of the green berets    (Music, Music, Music Inc)
arp-1012 - River of time    (No Publ.)
ATWELL CUSTOM RECORDS 169
Rt 3 - Box 141D, Smithville, TN

BOBBY MACK
69
arp-1017 - 125 Lbs. of woman   (Thorn and Brown Publ.)
arp 1018 - Many life times in mine   (Thorn and Brown Publ.)
ALTA 169
Po Box 148, Hurricane, WV   (Bill Browning)
(Came with Picture Sleeve)

WALLY HALE and the Country Rhythm Boys
69
arp-1037 - The sounds of loneliness   (Thorn and Brown Publ.)
arp-1038 - Just here lately   (Thorn and Brown Publ.)
ALTA 170
Po Box 148, Hurricane, WV   (Bill Browning)
(Came with Picture Sleeve)

CLYDE and MARIE DENNEY and the Kentuckians
69
arp-1039 - Your memory haunts me
arp-1040 - Hills of Kentucky
ATWELL 111
Columbus, TN   (Gene Woods)

J PAUL
69
arp-1055 - Laura   (Reprise Publ.)
arp-1056 - Green green grass of home   (Parrot)
J and M 720
Charleston, WV
(Came with picture sleeve.)

FRAN BOWEN
69
arp-1057 - The headache   (Thorn and Brown Publ.)
arp-1058 - An old hurt won't heal   (Thorn and Brown Publ.)
ALTA 171
Po Box 148, Hurricane, WV   (Bill Browning)
(Came with Picture Sleeve)

JOHNNY GRAVELY and the Versitones
69
arp-1089 - Daddy should know better
arp-1090 - You'll straighten up when you're straightened out
ALTA 173
Po Box 148, Hurricane, WV   (Bill Browning)
(Came with Picture Sleeve. Both sides published by Thorn and Brown Publ.)

B J JOHNSON
69
arp-1115 - My Dream Of Hank Williams
arp-1116 - Shackles And Chains§
BIG HOWDY 8121
Bogalusa, LA

THE KEYS
70
arp-1149 - Lookin' home   (Thorn and Brown Publ.)
arp-1150 - Love's gonna get you everything   (Thorn and Brown Publ.)
ALTA 174
Po Box 148, Hurricane, WV   (Bill Browning)

THE KUSTOM KOUNTRY KIDS
70
arp-1157 - Daddy won't be home for Christmas
arp-1158 - A lonely song for a lonely man
MARBONE 4697
Po Box 148, Hurricane, WV   (Bill Browning)
(Both sides published by Thorn and Brown Publ.)

BILL NEIL and the Versitones with the Calvarymen Quartet
70
arp-1159 - Walk away   (Thorn and Brown Publ.)
arp-1160 - There's a teardrop   (Thorn and Brown Publ.)
ALTA 174
Po Box 148, Hurricane, WV   (Bill Browning)

DICK COOK
70
arp-1163 - Faith can move mountains   (Hill and Range Songs)
arp-1164 - Let there be peace on Earth   (Jan-Lee Music)
MARBONE 4698
Po Box 148, Hurricane, WV   (Bill Browning)

BRUCE WELSH and the Holidays
70
arp-1215 - One lonely heart
arp-1216 - Don’t you get under my feet
ERIC 7001
Conroe, TX   (Huey Meaux)

ERNIE CHAFFIN
70
arp-1241 - Yes I'm To Blame
arp-1242 - Born To Deceive
JB 117

CHARLIE WALLER and Eddie Adcock - The Country Gentlemen
70
arp-1247 - (They call the wind) Maria   (ChappellnPubl.)
arp-1248 - Letter to Tom   (Starday Publ.)
ROME 1005
1414 East Broad St, Columbus, OH  (Jack Casey / Dick Unteed)
(Two releases pressed as #1005.)

ALVIN YOUNG and the Teays Valley Boys
70
arp-1253 - The day the Silver Bridge fell   (No Publ.)
arp-1254 - Do you care enough   (No Publ.)
MARBONE 4699
Po Box 148, Hurricane, WV   (Bill Browning)

THE WANDERING SOULS feat Truman Pomeroy
70
arp-1255 - A light at the river   (No Publ.)
arp-1256 - Where will you be   (Silverline Publ.)
MARBONE 4700
Po Box 148, Hurricane, WV   (Bill Browning)

THE COUNTRY GENTLEMEN
70
arp-1285 - There’s a star spangled banner waving somewhere
arp-1286 - Extra high grade rag
ROME 1005
1414 East Broad St, Columbus, OH  (Jack Casey / Dick Unteed)
(Two releases pressed as #1005.)

CLYDE and MARIE DENNEY and the Kentuckians
70
arp-1341 - Monticello
arp-1342 - Waiting for time to set me free
HUNT 1003

DON RENO AND RED SMILEY
70
arp-1399 - Highway 52
arp-1400 - Soldier’s last letter
ROME 1009

DAYWARD PENNY
??
arp-1519 - He's Still On Your Mind
arp-1520 - Truck Drivers Code
SEAPORT CITY 106

THE GASKIN FAMILY
??
arp-1609 - I sing a new song    (Shapiro-Bernstein)
arp-1610 - In your own time
THE GASKIN FAMILY 1709
Route 1, Battle Ground, IN

CHARLIE MOORE and his Dixie Partners
??
arp-1651 - Rebel soldier
arp-1652 - Best female actress of the year
WANGO 203

AVERY GABBARD and the Cumberland Mountain Boys
??
arp-1775 - It’s too late
arp-1776 - High cost of living
BREEZE 551

THE CAMPBELL TRIO
??
arp-1865 - Laura Dee
arp-1866 - Blues my baby gave to me
WOODRICH 1500

THE CAMPBELL TRIO
??
arp-1975 - Hold old blue
arp-1976 - Four walls
WOODRICH 2002

SONNY RAY
??
arp-2013 - Sittin’ on a barstool  (sic)    (No Publ.)
arp-2014 - Angel in disquise (sic)    (No Publ.)
MONOPLY 20601
(Rec at Triple A Studios, S Amboy, NJ.)

THE BLUEGRASS RAMBLERS
??
arp-2037 - Lover please come home
arp-2038 - Memories of Mother
MARBONE 4730
Hurricane, WV

TOMMY ADKINS and the Bluegrass Ramblers
??
arp-2189 - Letting this big rig roll it out
arp-2190 - Special letter to Daddy
MARBONE 4739
Hurricane, WV

FAYE AUVIL
??
arp-2209 - My home place    (Thorn & Brown BMI)
arp-2210 - When the world outside gets cold    (Thorn & Brown BMI)
MARBONE 4742
Box 148, Hurricane, WV

THE BLUEGRASS ALLIANCE
??
arp-2235 - Ghost riders in the sky
arp-2236 - High mountain road
M.M.P. 1001

DANNY AND LEROY and the Country Expression
??
arp-2341 - Sheba    (BMI)
arp-2342 - America for me    (BMI)
ATWELL 140
Lafayette, TN

ORVILLE CLARIDA with the Earl Green Band
??
arp-2599 - I’m burning letters    (Woodrich Publ)
arp-2600 - B.E.A.R. not B.A.R.E    (Rhythm Valley Music ASCAP)
WOODRICH No. #
Lexington, AL, 35648

FRAN AHYSEN & RAE PRINCE
??
arp-2649 - Yes we could    (Tree Top Publ.)
arp-2650 - Living with them, thinking of you    (Tree Top Publ.)
MOCCASIN 103
313 Helis Drive, Waggaman, LA 70094

BUDDY LIVINGTON // COUNTRY DJ - LAMAR LYNN
??
arp-2793 - Devil to my angel    (JB Publ.)
arp-2794 - I’ll hold you in my heart    (JB Publ.)
JACKIE 2793/4
24 Rio Road, Savannah, GA 31406

DIANE LIVINGSTON
??
arp-2795 - Baby please don’t leave me    (JB Publ.)
arp-2796 - Quick silver love    (JB Publ.)
JACKIE 2795/6
24 Rio Rd, Savannah, GA 31406
(Possibly one of Buddy Livingston’s sisters or perhaps daughter.)

BEVERLY SHUBERT
??
arp-2861 - I want to be your wife    (Mississippi Sound Publ.)
arp-2862 - I can’t stand to see a little boy cry    (Mississippi Sound Publ.)
MISSISSIPPI 106
815 Telly Rd, Picayune, MS 39466

JIM AND JESSE and the Virginia Boys
??
arp-3179 - My time is running out
arp-3180 - Voice of my darling
OLD DOMINION BARN DANCE 9831