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NUMBER OF ISSUED TITLES WITH ALTON AND/OR RABON SINGING THE LEADING PART:
(Alton or Rabon lead vocal on verses or Alton and Rabon in a trio with equal importance voices)

244

INCLUDING:

- DELMORE BROTHERS, Columbia Recordings:002
- DELMORE BROTHERS, Bluebird Recordings:116
- DELMORE BROTHERS, Decca Recordings:020
- DELMORE BROTHERS, King Recordings:087included some identical titles but from different sessions
- BROWN’S FERRY FOUR, King recordings:009“Will the Circle Be Unbroken”, “If We Never Meet Again”, “There’s a Light Guiding Me”, “On the Jericho Road” [1], “On the Jericho Road” [2], “His Boundless Love”, “The Arm of God”, “Praise God! He Loves Everybody”, “You Must Be Born Again”
- GRANDPA JONES, King recording:001“Take It On Out the Door”
- HALLELUJAH TRIO, London recordings:002“Just a Closer Walk with Thee”, “Everyday Religion”
- WAYNE RANEY, King recording:001“Blues at My Door”
- HARLAN COUNTY FOUR, King recordings:004“The Atomic Telephone”, “The Ten Commandments”, “Start to Praying”, “I Cried Holy”
- ALTON DELMORE, Linco recordings:002without Rabon

NOT INCLUDING:

- Different takes from the same session:005DELMORE BROTHERS: “Barnyard Boogie”, “Fifty Miles to Travel”, “Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide”, “Blues Stay Away from Me”, “I Let the Freight train to Carry Me on” (Ace-King)
- Unissued titles:002DELMORE BROTHERS: “Gambler’s Yodel (1)” (Bluebird), “You Ain’t Got Nothin’ I Can’t Do Without” (Decca)

NUMBER OF ISSUED TITLES WITH ALTON AND/OR RABON PRESENT IN A VOCAL CHORUS BUT NOT SINGING THE LEADING PART:
(Another singer lead vocal on verses or two others singers in a quartet with equal importance voices)

85

INCLUDING:

- DELMORE BROTHERS, Bluebird recording:001“Go Easy Mabel”. Lead vocal by Smiley O’BRIEN
- UNCLE DAVE MACON, Bluebird recordings:005“Over the Mountain”, “When the Harvest Days Are Over”, “One More River to Cross”, “Just One Way to the Pearly Gates”, “From Jerusalem to Jericho”
- ARTHUR SMITH TRIO, Bluebird recordings:019“There’s More Pretty Girls Than One”, “Take Me Back to Tennessee”, “Little Darling”, “The Girl I Love Don’t Pay No Mind”, “There’s More Pretty Girls Than One-Part 2”, “It’s Hard to Please Your Mind”, “Walking in My Sleep”, “Never Alone”, “Beautiful Brown Eyes”, “Beautiful Memories”, “Beautiful Mabel Clare”, “Nellie’s Blue Eyes”, “Lonesome for You”, “Sweet Heaven”, “Across the Blue Ridge Mountains”, “Lonesome Rambler’s Blues”, “The Answer to More Pretty Girls Than One”, “Hen-Pecked Husband Blues”, “Lost Love” (lead vocal by Arthur SMITH)
- BROWN’S FERRY FOUR, King recordings:031
- DELMORE BROTHERS, King recordings:002“The Wrath of God”, “Trouble Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues (2)” (lead vocal by Wayne RANEY)
- WAYNE RANEY, King recordings:006“Fast Train Through Arkansas” (lead vocal by Norman LUNA), “Red Ball to Natchez”, “Don’t Know Why”, “I’m on My Way”, “I Want a Home in Dixie”, “When They Let the Hammer Down”
- GRANDPA JONES, King recording:001“Darby’s Ram”
- LONNIE GLOSSON, Decca recordings:002“Down at the Burying Ground”, “I Want You to Know That I Love You”
- LONESOME WILLIE EVANS, London recordings:002“The Sun Has Gone Down (on the Only One I Love)”, “Lonesome Railroad Blues” (lead vocal by Wayne RANEY)
- HALLELUJAH TRIO, London recordings:002“Will the Circle Be Unbroken” (lead vocal probably by George VAUGHN), “This Train Will Soon Be Leaving” (lead vocal by Lonnie GLOSSON)
- HANK DALTON and the BRAKEMEN, London recordings:002“Hummingbird Special” (lead vocal probably by George VAUGHN), “Little Girl, You’re Mean to Me” (lead vocal by Lonnie GLOSSON)
- HARLAN COUNTY FOUR, King recordings:004
- CLYDE MOODY & BROWN’S FERRY FOUR, King record.:004
- ALTON DELMORE & BROWN’S FERRY 4, Acme record.:004without RABON

NOT INCLUDING:

- Different takes from the same session:002BROWN’S FERRY FOUR: “When He Blessed My Soul” (King-Highland)
GRANDPA JONES: “Darby’s Ram”, "Take It on Out the Door" (Incomplete) (Ace-King)
- Unissued title:001BROWN’S FERRY FOUR: “I’m Traveling Home” (on King)

NUMBER OF ISSUED TITLES WITH ALTON AND/OR RABON JUST PLAYING GUITAR(S):

86

INCLUDING:

- ARTHUR SMITH TRIO, Bluebird recordings033with vocal and fiddle by Arthur SMITH (including 22 instrumentals)
- UNCLE DAVE MACON, Bluebird recordings:002presumed: “All in Down and Out Blues”, “Honest Confession Is Good for the Soul”
- DELMORE BROTHERS, King recording:001“Harmonica Blues” (lead vocal by Wayne RANEY)
- WAYNE RANEY, King recordings:032including “Jack and Jill Boogie” (lead vocal by Maxine LUNA) and 2 harmonica instrumentals: “Green Valley Waltz” and “Under the Double Eagle”
- LONNIE GLOSSON, Decca recordings:006including 2 instrumentals: “Steel Guitar Rag” and “Del Rio Blues”
- LONESOME WILLIE EVANS, London recordings:004“Hillbilly Fever”, “Trouble, Then Satisfaction”, “Whippoorwill Song” (lead vocal by Wayne RANEY), “900 Miles from Home” (lead vocal by Lonnie GLOSSON)
- MERCER BROTHERS, Columbia recordings:008presumed with Alton's guitar: "If Nickels Were Dimes", "Wish Bone", "You Just Wait and See", "No Place to Hang My Hat", "What's He Got That I Ain't Got", "Tell Me Who", "It Ain't No Use", "Me and My Busted Heart"

NOT INCLUDING:

- Unissued titles:005WAYNE RANEY: “Thoughts of Mother”, “The Hunter”, “Night and Day Boogie”, “I Feel a Streak of Love Coming on”, “I’m a Square Dab from the Country (and the Country’s Still in Me)” (King)
- Undubbed track:001WAYNE RANEY: “Undertakin’ Daddy” (Ace-King)

ISSUED TITLE WITH ALTON AND RABON JUST SPEAKING:

1

INCLUDING:

- WAYNE RANEY, King recording001instrumental (Fox Chase) with DELMORE's comments

TOTAL:

416

COUNTING OF TITLES

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