May 30 – 31, 1947

May 30 -31 1947
The Sound Recorders
421 Powell St, San Francisco, California
12 PM
Recorded on 16 inch acetate discs.

The master discs for these sessions are lost, so there is probably more recorded than listed here. The recording information comes from lists from the Tiffany company that seemed to have been compiled at a later date. The documentation is confusing and may not be accurate.

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
Lloyd Thomas “Spike” Doss – Vocals
Louis Tierney – Fiddle / Saxophone
Millard Kelso – Piano
Herb Remington – Steel Guitar
Eldon Shamblin – Electric Guitar
Tiny Moore – Electric Mandolin / Fiddle
Johnny Cuviello – Drums
Billy Jack Wills – Bass
Ocie Stockard – Banjo

TitleVocalComposerTimeTransIssueComments
and Solos
At The End Of The Lane27-D
Big BeaverInstrumental26-CKAL - F-32, C-32, K-32 , Lariat 1
Cotton Eyed JoeTommy Duncan 1:5725-BKAL - F-19, C-19, K-19 , Tishomingo BW01, CSL-6026
Dusty SkiesTommy Duncan27-C
Goodnight Waltz26-A
I Can't Go On This WayTommy DuncanRose 2:0625-AKAL - F-29, C-29, K-29 ,
I'm Gonna Be Boss From Now OnTommy DuncanWills/Ashlock 2:2125-DKAL - F-29, C-29, K-29 , Tishomingo BW01
Moonlight On The PrairieTommy Doss26-D
New Spanish Two StepTommy DuncanDuncan/Wills 2:4326-BKAL - F-21, C-21, K-21 ,
Straighten Up And Fly RightDean McKinneyMille/Cole 2:3127-AKAL - F-16, C-16, K-16 ,
There's A Big Rock In The RoadTommy Duncan25-CKAL - F-39 (unissued) ,
The West Is In My Soul27-B

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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