May 20, 1946

May 20, 1946
Universal Recorders
Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco, California
3 PM
Recorded on 16 inch acetate discs.

References:
American Federation of Musicians contract side A
American Federation of Musicians contract side B

Bob Wills – Fiddle / Vocals
Tommy Duncan – Vocals
Dean McKinney – Vocals
Evelyn McKinney – Vocals
Joe Holley – Fiddle
Louis Tierney – Fiddle / Saxophone
Millard Kelso – Piano
Alex Brashear – Trumpet
Roy Honeycutt – Steel Guitar
Lester (Junior) Barnard – Electric Guitar
Johnny Cuviello – Drums
Billy Jack Wills – Bass

TitleVocalComposerTimeTransIssueComments
and Solos
Baby Won't You Please Come HomeTommy DuncanC. Williams / C. Williams 2:1810-CKAL - F-20, C-20, K-20 ,
Back Home In Indiana8-BKAL - F-35, C-35, K-35 ,
Carolina In The Morning10-A
China TownJoe HolleySchwartz/Jerome 2:2911-EKAL - F-25, C-25, K-25 , Tishomingo BW01
Done and Gone (#1)12-D
Fat Boy RagInstrumentalWills/Barnard 2:3339-DKAL - F-25, C-25, K-25 , Tishomingo BW01The first recording of this tune. Different from latter Columbia Release .
Get Along Home CindyKAL - F-32, C-32, K-32 ,
I Dreamed Of An Old Love AffairMcKinney Sisters10-BKAL - K-6002, C-6002 ,
I Knew The Moment I Lost YouTommy DuncanBob Wills / Tommy Duncan9-B , RGM CD 0244 Disc 2
I Never Knew Tommy Duncan 2:18KAL - F-20, C-20, K-20 ,
I'll String Along With You11-D , BACM CD D 033
I'm A Ding Dong Daddy (Tk 1 incomplete)Phil Baxter :
I'm A Ding Dong Daddy (Tk 2)Tommy Duncan & Bob WillsPhil Baxter 3:0430-CKAL - F-20, C-20, K-20 , Lariat 1
I'm Free From The Chain Gang Now31-A
I'm Putting All My Eggs In One BasketTommy DuncanBerlin 2:20KAL - F-27, C-27, K-27 ,
I'm Ridin' For The Rancho Tonight9-A
I'm Thinking Tonight Of My Blue EyesLuke WillsA. P. Carter , RGM LP 0323, RGM CD 0244 Disc 2
Keep Knockin' But You Can't Come InTommy Duncan 1:5712-AKAL - F-29, C-29, K-29 , Tishomingo BW01, CSL-6026
Lazy RiverTommy DuncanArodin/Carmichael 2:1231-DKAL - F-25, C-25, K-25 ,
Love Letters In The SandTommy DuncanH. Fred Coots / Nick Kenny / Charles Kenny8-C , RGM CD 0244 Disc 2Low Key Steel & Fiddle Break, good Tommy vocal with some Jr. backup .
My Gal SalTommy DuncanDresser 2:1213-BKAL - F-29, C-29, K-29 ,
My Window Faces The SouthTommy DuncanSilver/Livingston/Parrish 2:0534-DKAL - F-25, C-25, K-25 , Tishomingo BW01, Lariat 1
Never No More Hard Times BluesTommy DuncanJ. Rodgers 2:298-AKAL - F-27, C-27, K-27 ,
Oklahoma HillsTommy DuncanJ. Guthrie/W. Guthrie 1:477-EKAL - F-27, C-27, K-27 ,
Over The Waves9-D
Pal Of My Lonely HoursMcKinney Sisters10-DKAL - K-6002, C-6002 ,
Play Fiddle Play
River Stay Away From My DoorTommy DuncanHarry M. Woods32-A , RGM CD 0244 Disc 2
Roseland Melody12-E
Sitting On Top Of The WorldBob Wills13-CKAL - F-32, C-32, K-32 ,
Sleepy Rio Grande2-C , BACM CD D 033
Snow Deer11-C
Soldier's JoyInstrumental13-E , RGM CD 0244 Disc 2
Stoney PointInstrumental13-A
Sweet Georgia BrownTommy DuncanBernie/Pickard/Casey 2:1513-DKAL - F-25, C-25, K-25 ,
Sweet Jenny LeeTommy DuncanDonaldson 2:048-DKAL - F-16, C-16, K-16 , Tiffany 78 RPM BW SSR603RE
Too LongTommy DuncanCharley McCoy 1:4912-BKAL - F-29, C-29, K-29 ,
Tumbling Tumble WeedsMcKinney Sisters9-CKAL - K-6002, C-6002 ,
What's The Matter With The MillBob Wills / Tommy Duncan 2:4011-BKAL - F-16, C-16, K-16 ,
Who's Sorry Now (Tk 1 incomplete)
Who's Sorry Now (Tk 2)11-A
You're Tired Of Me (Tk 1 incomplete)Luke Wills
You're Tired Of Me (Tk 2)Luke Wills12-C

TRANS means which Tiffany Transcription disc (16 inch discs distributed to radio stations) it was released on and the letter is the track number. Issued is where is was issued since the demise of the Tiffany Transcription Co. KAL means Kaleidoscope with the following prefixes “F” means LP, “C” means cassette and “K” means CD. Not all issues on other labels are listed. Both Rhino (who purchased Kaleidoscope Records), Edsel Records in England, and Collectors Choice issued the Kaleidoscope albums pretty much unaltered.

This discography is based on the discography by Jeff Alexson and Tom Diamant published in the February 1988 Western Swing Newsletter.There are still unanswered questions and it is continually being researched and updated.

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