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PART 4:

SINGLES (1950s - 1960s)


REC. #REL.ARTISTSTRACKS etc.

RR 229 1955 Gene Crabb Gotta Have A Woman / I've Tried
NOTE: Billboard didn't rate these songs very high because of poor recording quality.
* RR-45-501 1955 Earney Vandagriff Guest Star In Heaven (Tribute To Hank Williams) / I Know I'm Falling In Love
NOTE: First released on Flair 1006 in 1953.
NOTE: Reissued on Starday 45-191 in 1955.
* RR-45-502 1955 Earney Vandagriff Swamp Water / You Can't Come In
* RR-45-503 1955 Joe Poovey & Earney Vandagriff
& The Big "D" Boys (1)
Joe Poovey & The Big "D" Boys (2)
Christmas Filled With Cheer (1) / Santa's Helper (2)
NOTE: Re-released on Rural Rhythm RRXMAS-503 in 1962, 1963 and 1964 with a Sky Blue label.
* RR-45-504 1956 Earney Vandagriff (1)
Joyce Lowrance & Earney Vandagriff (2)
Wishing Is All I Can Do (1) / Hush Money (2)
NOTE: First released on Specialty XSP-718 in 1953.
* RR-45-506 1956 Gene Crabb & His Roundup Rhythm Boys Blues Won't Bother Me / Telling You Goodbye
NOTE: Vcl. on both is Eddie Willis.
* RR-45-507 1957 Kenny Smith Walkin' By My Lonesome / Go Right Back
* RR-45-508 1957 Kenny Smith With You On My Mind / You'll Come To Me
* RR-45-510 1957 Johnny Tyler Devil On My Shoulder / If I'm To Bear The Name
NOTE: "Devil On My Shoulder" also released on Rural Rhythm RRNS 150 (album).
* RR-45-511 1957 Earney Vandagriff You Can't Come In / Be-Bop Santa Claus
* RR-45-512
Johnny Tyler It Felt So Good / God's Gonna Turn Us To Dust
NOTE: "It Felt So Good" also released on Rural Rhythm RR 147 (album).
"God's Gonna Turn Us To Dust" released on Crown CLP 5321/CST 321 (1963), and also released on Rural Rhythm RR 148 (album), plus on P-Vine PCD-2467 (Japan) in 1993.
1 RR-45-513 1958 Lina Lynne with Jack Tucker's Oklahoma Boys The Waltz I Can Never Forget / Please Be Mine
1 RR-45-514 1959 Betty Dee It's You / (I'm Wanting) All Your Love
* RR-45-515 1959 Johnny Tyler Country Fair / Lie To Me Baby
NOTE: First released on Starday 45-263 in 1956.
"Country Fair" also released on Crown CLP-5321/CST-321 (1963) and on Rural Rhythm RRNOT 153 (album).
* RR-45-518 1959 Johnny Skiles Is My Baby Comin' Back / Come Paddle Footin' Down
1 RR-45-519 1959 Johnny Tyler (1)
Roger Smith (2)
Country Fair (1) / Centennial Whiskers (2)
NOTE: "Country Fair" first released on Starday 45-263 (1956), released on Crown CLP 5321/CST 321 (1963) and on Rural Rhythm RRNOT 153 (album).
* RR-45-520 1959 LaVerne Adams & The Country Four Wrecking My Life Over You / Blue
NOTE: St. Louis, Missouri address on label.
RR-45-521 1959 The Fishers of New Gospel Singers Book Of Life / Redemption
NOTE: Released July 1959.
NOTE: Reviewed in Billboard Reviews of New Gospel Records Monday 20th July, 1959.
1 RR-45-525 1959 Billy Montana Tears I've Never Cried For You / It Felt So Good
* RR-45-529 1960 Sandy Page & The Coroto Boys If You Should Tell Me / You Hung Your Love Sign Out To Late
* RR-45-530 1960 Roy Henderson
with Herman Brasiel & Bill Carter
Crying / Agony
1 RR-45-531 1960 Billy Montana You're More At Home In A Honky Tonk / I'm Grateful To You
* RR-45-532 1960 Fred Lewis Hangover Heart / Justice Shall Be Done
NOTE: Arr. by Bill Carter.
1 RR-45-533 1960 Bob Gordon & The Blue Valley Boys More Than You'll Ever Know / The Way You Are Today

RR-45-535
Slim Skellet & Skellet Trio (1)
Kitty Skellet & Skellet Trio (2)
The New Cimarron (1) / Ale Koki Bells (2)

RR-45-536
Dutch Robirds I'm Gonna Fool The Blues / Blessed Be the One
NOTE: Elvin "Dutch" T. Robirds' (1936 - 2001) tracks later released on Rural Rhythm RR 4336.
* RR-45-549
Kentucky Boys Worried Banjo / Cotton Fields (The Cotton Song)
NOTE: Both tracks later released on Rural Rhythm RRNOT 153 (album).
* R.R. 552
Cotton Henry & The Tune Wranglers Devil On My Shoulder / Trusting You
NOTE: Cotton Henry had a singles out on Coast 500 (1953) (A Side by Cotton Henry & B Side by Jimmie O'Neal - yes, later known as Uncle Jim O'Neal) and two on Starday 129 (1954) & 171 (1955).
1 RR-45-45 1960 Bob Potter & The Wear Family Leavin' A Laughin' / ?






EP's (1950s - 1960s)


REC. #REL.ARTISTSTRACKS etc.
* RR-EP-509
(1st edition)
1957 Johnny Tyler Sings American Folk Songs
The Devil's Slate / Bad Luck Done Got Me / Legend Of Billy The Kid / Coal Miner
NOTE: "The Devil's Slate & "Bad Luck Done Got Me" released on Crown CLP 5321/CST 321 (1963).
"Legend Of Billy The Kid" also released on Rural Rhythm RRNOT 153 (album).
"Coal Miner" also released on Rural Rhythm RR 147 (album), and "The Devil's Slate" on Rural Rhythm RR 148 (album).
* SPEC. RR 509
(2nd edition)
? Johnny Tyler God's Gonna Turn Us To Dust / Coal Miner / The Devil's Slate / Bad Luck Done Got Me
NOTE: "God's Gonna Turn Us To Dust", "The Devil's Slate & "Bad Luck Done Got Me" released on Crown CLP 5321/CST 321 (1963).
"Coal Miner" also released on Rural Rhythm RR 147 (album), and "God's Gonna Turn Us To Dust" and "The Devil's Slate" on Rural Rhythm RR 148 (album).
"God's Gonna Turn Us To Dust" also released on P-Vine PCD-2467 (Japan) in 1993.
* RR-EP-511
(1st edition)
1957 Earney Vandagriff (1)
Joe Poovey & The Big "D" Boys (2)
Joe Poovey & Earney Vandagriff
& The Big "D" Boys (3)
Be-Bop Santa Claus (1) / Santa's Helper (2) / Atomic Kisses (1) / Christmas Filled With Cheer (3)
* RR-EP-511
(2nd edition)
1957 Earney Vandagriff (1)
Joe Poovey & The Big "D" Boys (2)
Joe Poovey & Earney Vandagriff
& The Big "D" Boys (3)
Be-Bop Santa Claus (1) / Santa's Helper (2) / You Can't Come In (1) / Christmas Filled With Cheer (3)
3 RR-EP-512
1958 Johnny Tyler Flowers While You're Living / Yak Yak / God's Gonna Turn Us To Dust / It Felt So Good
NOTE: "Yak Yak", & "God's Gonna Turn Us To Dust" released on Crown CLP 5321/CST 321 (1963).
"God's Gonna Turn Us To Dust" also released on Rural Rhythm RR 148 (album).
* RR-EP-516
1959 Bill Carter with Roy & Gene Henderson When God Dips His Love In My Heart / Amazing Grace / This World Is Not My Home / Where We'll Never Grow Old
NOTE: Arr. by J. O'Neal.
NOTE: "When God Dips His Love In My Heart" and "Amazing Grace" also released on Rural Rhythm RRGT 167 (1967), "This World Is Not My Home" and "Where We'll Never Grow Old" on Rural Rhythm RR C.G.F. 149 (1964).
* RR-EP-517
1959 Johnny Skiles & Bob Hill (1)
Bob Hill & Johnny Skiles (2)
37Ĺ Sundown Road (1) / Cookie Time (1) / Sausage Bean (1) / Irene Shuffle (2) / Lasseon (2) / Time Out (2)
NOTE: Gene Cipolla on drums.
* RR-EP-526
1960 Bill Carter Cross Road / Good Lord To Keep Me Happy / Won't You Go There With Me / Full Time Religion / Thank You Dear Lord / Only A Tramp On The Street
NOTE: "Good Lord To Keep Me Happy" and "Only A Tramp On The Street" also released on Rural Rhythm RR-HG 141 (1962), and "Full Time Religion", "Won't You Go There With Me" and "Thank You Dear Lord" on Rural Rhythm RR 148 (1964).
* R.R.E.P. 45-527
1960 Bill Carter & The Cooper Brothers Your Last Day On Earth / God's Mansion In The Sky / Ain't You Gonna Change / The Gates Of Glory / Where You Gonna Hide / Glory In Your Soul
NOTE: "God's Mansion In The Sky" and "Where You Gonna Hide" also released on Rural Rhythm RR-HG 141 (1962), and "Your Last Day On Earth", "The Gates Of Glory" and "Glory In Your Soul" on Rural Rhythm RR 148 (1964), and "Your Last Day On Earth" also on Rural Rhythm RR C.G.F. 149 (1964).
3 RR-EP-534
1961 G. M. Farley & The Foggy River Boys There Ain't No Grave Gonna Hold My Body Down / After While / Let Me Walk With Thee / I Talked With A Stranger
NOTE: "After While" also released on Rural Rhythm RR C.G.F. 149 (1964).
The first three tracks released on Crown CLP-5344/CST-344 in 1963.
2 RR-EP-539

G. M. Farley & The Foggy River Boys Judas / The Wilderness Of Sin / ? / ?
NOTE: Released on Crown CLP-5344/CST-344 in 1963.
1 RR-EP-540

Fred Netherton & The Wildwood Playboys I Wonder Of It's Worth It / Road-Side Rag / Match Box / Lonely Way
2 RR-EP-550

Frazier Gospelaires The Straight And Narrow Way / He Heard My Prayer / I See Jesus / Echo's From The Burning Bush
* RR-EP-551

G. M. Farley & The Foggy River Boys (1)
G. M. Farley & The Foggy River Boys with
Bob & Lucille Martin (2)
The Works Of The Lord (1) / A Picture From Life's Other Side (1) / A Hill Lone And Gray (2) / We'll Understand It Better (2)
NOTE: All tracks also released on Rural Rhythm RR C.G.F. 149 (1964).
Released on Crown CLP-5344/CST-344 in 1963.
* SPEC. RR 555

G. M. Farley (1)
G. M. Farley & The Foggy River Boys (2)
He Came A Long Way (2) / My Boy's Bible (1) / When I Call Him (2) / Only A Prayer (2) / Tomorrow (1) / The Funeral (1)
NOTE: "The Funeral" also released on Rural Rhythm RR Farley 118 (album).
"My Boy's Bible" / "Only A Prayer" also released on Rural Rhythm RR 127 (album).
"Tomorrow" also released on Rural Rhythm RR C.G.F. 149 (album).
"He Came A Long Way" / "When I Call Him" / "Only A Prayer" released on Crown CLP-5344/CST-344 (1963).
NOTE: Arr. by G. M. Farley & Jim O'Neal.
* RR DALE EP 556

Dale Sirmon
& The Great Wear Family
Just Like Driftwood / Don't Let Me Lay / Calling You / Wondering Soul
* RR-EP-560

Byron & Leland Jones
and The Sho-Me Blue Grass Boys
How I Miss My Old Home / You'll Bring Sunshine With You / If You Treated Me Like I Treated You / Memories By The Number







"TOP-PER" (subsidiary of Rural Rhythm)


REC. #REL.ARTISTSTRACKS etc.
* OP-281x45
1958 Kenny Smith Secret Date / I'm So Lonesome, Baby
NOTE: Both tracks also released on Rural Rhythm RR N.S. 150 (1964).

HONEE B (subsidiary of Rural Rhythm)


REC. #REL.ARTISTSTRACKS etc.
1 HB-45-102
196? Johnny Skiles with The Tonettes (1)
Johnny Skiles (2)
Coming Home To You (1) / After Tonight (2)
* HB-45-104
1960 Bill Carter with The Cooper Brothers Jailer Man / Legend Of Billy The Kid
NOTE: "Jailer Man" also released on Rural Rhythm RR N.S. 150 (1964).
1 HB-45-106
1960 Norm Alexander Trusting You / On Lonely Lonesome Street
NOTE: Also released with black/silver label.

HB-45-107
1960 Jo Casey Town Of Broken Dreams / I'm Wanting All Your Love
1 H.B.45-113
196? Jo Casey Cole Miner / Trusting You
NOTE: "Trusting You" also released on Rural Rhythm RR N.S. 150 (1964).
* HB-EP45-103
196? Bill Carter & The Cooper Brothers Stowaway / Seven Years / Half Hour Till Sundown / Ramblin' Fever
NOTE: The four tracks also released on Rural Rhythm RRNOT 153 (1965).
1 HB-EP45-105
196? Johnny Skiles & Bob Hill Rockin' On / Organ Boogie Rock / ? / ?



SINGLES (1960s - 1970s)


REC. #REL.ARTISTSTRACKS etc.

*
RRBL 414

Billy Lee That Makes You Ugly / One Way Road
NOTE: Produced by Tumbleweed Turner / Tumbleweed Records, Bakersfield, CA.
* RR-45-446

Morris Herbert & Peggy Peters (1)
Morris Herbert (2)
Hush Money (1) / You'll Come To Me (2)
NOTE: Also released on Rural Rhythm RRJEM 234 (album).

RR-45-447

Smiley Monroe My Phillipino Baby / Cindy
* RRBW 448

Cathy Collins with The Buckshots Brooklyn Baby Sitter / I Was Your Everything
NOTE: Produced by Buck Wayne

RRBW 449

Buck Wayne & The Buckshots ? / Steel Guitar Rag
* RR-45-450
1971 Raymond Fairchild Hickory Nut Blues / Honky Tonkin' Hot Pants
NOTE: Also released on Rural Rhythm RRRF 245 (album).
* RR-45-561

Byron Jones & The Sho-Me Blue Grass Boys Bronco Breakdown / Lonesome Pine Grove

BJRR 562

Byron Jones & The Country Guitars I Have All The Memories Of You I Can Stand / Can I See You Home Tonight

RR 2413
Rip Goodman & Marcia with The Nomads (1)
Rip Goodman & The Nomads (2)
If I Could Only Tell You (1) / SITTING ON A BAR STOOL (2)
NOTE: Produced by Tumbleweed Turner / Tumbleweed Records, Bakersfield, CA.
* RR 2414
Chad Chadwell Blind Child's Prayer / Pearl Harbor
NOTE: Produced by Tumbleweed Turner / Tumbleweed Records, Bakersfield, CA.
1 RR 2416
Victor Lentz My Darling My Dear / Victor's Yodel
NOTE: Produced by Tumbleweed Turner / Tumbleweed Records, Bakersfield, CA. Also note that "Bakersfield" is misprinted on label (without "S").
* RRDU 45-714

Dick Unteed That Crazy War / 11 More Months And 10 More Days
NOTE: Also released on Rural Rhythm RRDU 212 (album).
* RR-45-717

Jack Casey Ruby / The Dream Of The Minerís Child
NOTE: Also released on Rural Rhythm RRJC 206 (album).
* RR-45-718

Bobby Smith & The Boys From Shiloh Broadway At Dawn / County Fair
NOTE: Both also released on Rural Rhythm RRBS 223 (album) and "Country Fair" also released on RR 265 (album).

RRDU 719

Sally James (1)
Sally James & Slim Thompson (2)
I Want One (1) / Poor Boy Poor Girl (2)
NOTE: Columbus, Ohio address on label.
NOTE: These songs might be from a live show at The Power Dam Inn, Defiance, OH, together with Jim Zipfel, Hylo Brown & Dick Unteed (and released on a rare LP in the early 1970s).
Also note that the record # RRDU 719 indicates Dick Unteed as the producer.
* RRMW 258
1973 Mac Wiseman Sittin' On Top Of The World / Little Blossom
NOTE: Also released on Rural Rhythm RRMW 158 & RRMW 258 (albums).

RR 4336

Dutch Robirds & The Country Ramblers Blessed Be The One / I'm Gonna Fool The Blues Tonight
NOTE: Elvin "Dutch" T. Robirds' (1936 - 2001) tracks earlier released on Rural Rhythm RR-45-536.





EP's (1960s - 1970s)


REC. #REL.ARTISTSTRACKS etc.

R.R.R.A. 795

Bob & Ed - Gospel Melody Boys Way Up On The Mountain / Thank God For My Christian Home / He Included Me / I Have Found The Way
NOTE: Guitarists Bill Flegle; Quinton Peer; Bill Pittman.

7" 33 ⅓ RPM a.k.a. "Compact-33"/"Little LP"/"Juke Box EP"


REC. #REL.ARTISTSTRACKS etc.
* R.R.C.E. 263

Crazy Elmer with Roy Scott (1)
Crazy Elmer with John Corrigan (2)
Crazy Elmer
A Boy's Best Friend (1) / Elmer's Little Black Book (2) / Blind Date (1) / Trouble In Lover's Lane (monologue)
NOTE: Leased from Essgee Records (owner: Sidney "Hardrock" Gunter) of St. Clairsville, OH and released on Ess-263.
Side A recorded from actual performance at the WWVA Jamboree in 1961 and Side B the same, but in 1962.

R.R.K.R. 1610

Kenny Roberts
with Hardrock Gunter & The Thunderbirds
America's King Of The Yodelers
Produced by Lee Sutton
Going Down The Country / I've Lived A Lifetime For You / That's My Pa / She Taught Me To Yodel / Chocolate Ice Cream Cone / Slide Them Jugs Down The Mountain
NOTE: Leased from Essgee Records (owner: Sidney "Hardrock" Gunter) of St. Clairsville, OH and released on Essgee 563.
NOTE: "Slide Them Jugs Down The Mountain" also on Rural Rhythm R.R.C.G. 155.




REC. #REL.
* RR 14

Vocals & Orch.
Square Dances with Calls
Marching Through Georgia / Solomon Levi / Hi Jinks / Grapevine Twist / R. H. High / Merry Farmer / Listen To The Mocking Bird / Hinky Dinky Parlez Vouz
NOTE: The artist is actually Emery Adams & The Corn Huskers, though uncredited here. These tracks appear originally on the LP "Square Dances (With Calls)"on Coronet Records CX 89, which was re-issued on Sutton SSU 260 (also without artist credit).

* R.R. 14

Troy & Helen Beavers
A Happy Time / Old G Cord / New Jerouslem / The Price That God Demands / Take A Little Time / He Went Away
NOTE: Conducted by Troy Beavers, Albaugh, California.
* RR Jack 3002
Clarence Jackson & others (featuring "The Happy Land Gospel Singers")
Gospel Bluegrass Special
Arr. Uncle Jim O'Neal
Clarence Jackson (dobro); Carl Creer (guitar, vocal); Dave Smith (guitar, baritone); Olin Johnson (vocal, bass); Bill Altman (string bass); Marvin Young (mandolin, tenor); Doug Todd (banjo)

You Go To Your Church / He Set Me Free / Keep On The Firing Line / The Old Country Church / I'll Fly Away / When The Saints Go Marching In / Just A Little While To Stay Here / Jesus Saviour Pilot Me / Keep On Walking (Walking In The Light Of The Lord) / Voice Of My Saviour
NOTE: Seven of the tracks are instrumentals and three with vocals.


PART 1: Original ALBUMS RR 110 - RR 170
PART 2: Original ALBUMS RR 171 - RR 230
PART 3: Original ALBUMS RR 231 - RR 270 +
PART 3: 1100-SERIES, 2100-SERIES & UNKNOWN #
PART 4: Original SINGLES & EPs
PART 5: Some of the Artists
PART 6: HERITAGE COLLECTION SERIES +
PART 7: POWER PICKS SERIES (under construction)

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