Decca Sessions (1960-1963)

by G.E. Hewitt

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Introduction

Patsy Cline signed with Decca after the 4 Star contract ended in 1960. This new contract granted Patsy the artistic freedom to record quality material written by the leading songwriters of Nashville. This period includes a total of 16 recording sessions that produced 51 masters, 7 singles, 4 EPs and two albums. Singles are indexed with A Side / B Side titles. Album programming is found on the Issues menu. Click on the disclosure arrows to reveal a longer list of issues for some performances.


Date: November 16, 1960 [14:30-17:30]
Location: Bradley Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville TN.
Label: Decca

Owen Bradley (pdr), Patsy Cline (v), The Jordanaires (bkv), Randy Hughes (acg), Hank Garland (eg), Ben Keith (stg), Pig Robbins (p), Bob Moore (b), Harold Bradley (ebx), Doug Kirkham (d)

a. NA 11314/109887 I Fall To Pieces - 2:50(Harlan Howard, Hank Cochran)
Decca 4531205 — I Fall To Pieces / Lovin' In Vain   (1961)
Decca EP2703 — I Fall To Pieces   (1961)
Decca LP74202 — Patsy Cline Showcase   (1961)
b. NA 11315/109888 Shoes - 2:25(Hank Cochran, Velma Smith)
Decca 45734028 — Shoes / I Want You To Know I Love You   (1962)
Decca LP74045 — Midnight Jamboree   (1962)
Decca LP74586 — That's How A Heartache Begins   (1964)
c. NA 11316/109889 Lovin' In Vain - 2:10(Freddie Hart)
Decca 4531205 — I Fall To Pieces / Lovin' In Vain   (1961)
Decca EP2703 — I Fall To Pieces   (1961)
Festival EP10379 — Patsy Cline Sings For You   (1962)
All titles on: MCA Box Set4-10421 — The Patsy Cline Collection   (1991)
MCA Special Products CD35951 — All-Time Greatest Hits   (1996)
Classics CD6166 — The Chronological Classics: Patsy Cline 1960-1962   (2009)
Hip-OSelect CD13793 — Sweet Dreams: Her Complete Decca Masters 1960-1963   (2010)

Date: August 17, 1961 [14:00-18:00]
Location: Bradley Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville TN.
Label: Decca
Patsy Cline Showcase (Album Sessions)

Owen Bradley (pdr), Patsy Cline (v), The Jordanaires (bkv), Randy Hughes (acg), Grady Martin (eg), Walter Haynes (stg), Pig Robbins (p), Bob Moore (b), Harold Bradley (ebx), Buddy Harman (d), Brenton Banks, George Binkley III, Lillian Hunt, Suzanne Parker (vn), John Bright, Cecil Brower (vl), Byron Bach (vc)

a. NA 11659/111030 True Love - 2:05(Cole Porter) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca Jukebox Single734133 — True Love / San Antonio Rose   (1962)
Festival EP10677 — Half As Much   (1964)
Decca 4525724 — True Love / Love, Love, Love Me Honey Do   (1967)
b. NA 11660/111031 San Antonio Rose - 2:18(Bob Wills) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca (PH) 4531317 — San Antonio Rose / Crazy   (1961)
Decca Jukebox Single734133 — True Love / San Antonio Rose   (1962)
Brunswick (ES) EP10727 — Presentando a Patsy Cline   (1963)
c. NA 11661/111032 The Wayward Wind - 3:19(Stan Lebowsky, Herb Newman) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca EP2719 — She's Got You   (1962)
Decca Jukebox Single734130 — The Wayward Wind / Foolin' 'Round   (1962)
Festival EP10739 — Faded Love   (1964)
d. NA 11662/111033 A Poor Man's Roses (Or A Rich Man's Gold) - 2:35(Bob Hilliard, Milton DeLugg) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca Jukebox EP734180 — The Patsy Cline Story   (1963)
Festival EP11172 — A Poor Man's Roses   (1966)
Decca LP75025 — All-Time Country & Western, Vol. 9   (1968)
All titles on: Decca LP74202 — Patsy Cline Showcase   (1961)
Decca LPX7176 — The Patsy Cline Story   (1963)
MCA Box Set4-10421 — The Patsy Cline Collection   (1991)

Date: August 21, 1961 [19:15-23:15]
Location: Bradley Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville TN.
Label: Decca

Owen Bradley (pdr), Patsy Cline (v), The Jordanaires (bkv), Randy Hughes (acg), Grady Martin (eg), Walter Haynes (stg), Floyd Cramer (p, org), Bob Moore (b), Harold Bradley (ebx), Buddy Harman (d)

a. NA 11671/111037overdub Crazy - 2:45(Willie Nelson)
Decca 4531317 — Crazy / Who Can I Count On?   (1961)
Decca LP74202 — Patsy Cline Showcase   (1961)
Decca (PH) 4531317 — San Antonio Rose / Crazy   (1961)

This session produced the backing tracks, and the vocal overdub was recorded circa September 15, 1961.


Date: August 24, 1961 [13:45-17:45]
Location: Bradley Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville TN.
Label: Decca
Patsy Cline Showcase (Album Sessions)

Owen Bradley (pdr), Patsy Cline (v), The Jordanaires (bkv), Randy Hughes (acg), Grady Martin (eg), Walter Haynes (stg), Pig Robbins (p), Floyd Cramer (org), Bob Moore (b), Harold Bradley (ebx), Buddy Harman (d)

a. NA 11672/111048 Who Can I Count On - 2:14(Sammy Masters)
Decca 4531317 — Crazy / Who Can I Count On?   (1961)
Decca EP2707 — Crazy   (1962)
Brunswick LP8549 — A Tribute To Patsy Cline   (1963)
b. NA 11673/111049 Seven Lonely Days - 2:10(Earl S. Shuman, Alden Shuman, Marshall Brown)
Decca LP74202 — Patsy Cline Showcase   (1961)
Decca Jukebox Single734132 — Crazy / Seven Lonely Days   (1962)
Festival EP10498 — So Wrong   (1962)
c. NA 11674/111050 I Love You So Much It Hurts - 2:12(Floyd Tillman)
Decca LP74202 — Patsy Cline Showcase   (1961)
Decca EP2719 — She's Got You   (1962)
Decca Jukebox Single734131 — I Love You So Much / South Of The Border   (1962)
d. NA 11675/111051 Foolin' 'Round - 2:11(Harlan Howard, Buck Owens)
Decca LP74202 — Patsy Cline Showcase   (1961)
Decca EP2707 — Crazy   (1962)
Decca Jukebox Single734130 — The Wayward Wind / Foolin' 'Round   (1962)
e. NA 11676/111052 Have You Ever Been Lonely (Have You Ever Been Blue) - 2:10(Peter DeRose, George Brown)
Decca LP74202 — Patsy Cline Showcase   (1961)
Decca Jukebox Single734134 — Walkin' After Midnight / Have You Ever Been Lonely   (1962)
Festival EP10498 — So Wrong   (1962)
All titles on: MCA Box Set4-10421 — The Patsy Cline Collection   (1991)
MCA Special Products CD35951 — All-Time Greatest Hits   (1996)
Classics CD6166 — The Chronological Classics: Patsy Cline 1960-1962   (2009)
Hip-OSelect CD13793 — Sweet Dreams: Her Complete Decca Masters 1960-1963   (2010)
Jasmine CD3618-9 — Just Out Of Reach   (2012)

Date: August 25, 1961 [14:30-18:30]
Location: Bradley Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville TN.
Label: Decca
Patsy Cline Showcase (Album Sessions)

Owen Bradley (pdr), Patsy Cline (v), The Jordanaires (bkv), Randy Hughes (acg), Grady Martin (eg), Walter Haynes (stg), Pig Robbins (p), Floyd Cramer (org), Bob Moore (b), Harold Bradley (ebx), Buddy Harman (d)

a. NA 11681/111057 South Of The Border (Down Mexico Way) - 2:24(Michael Carr, Jimmy Kennedy)
Decca LP74202 — Patsy Cline Showcase   (1961)
Decca EP2707 — Crazy   (1962)
Decca Jukebox Single734131 — I Love You So Much / South Of The Border   (1962)
b. NA 11682/111058 Walkin' After Midnight - 2:02(Don Hecht, Alan Block)
Decca LP74202 — Patsy Cline Showcase   (1961)
Decca Jukebox Single734134 — Walkin' After Midnight / Have You Ever Been Lonely   (1962)
Brunswick (ES) EP10727 — Presentando a Patsy Cline   (1963)
c. NA 11683/111059 Strange - 2:13(Mel Tillis, Fred Burch)
Decca 4531354 — She's Got You / Strange   (1962)
Decca EP2719 — She's Got You   (1962)
Decca LP74282 — Sentimentally Yours   (1962)
d. NA 11684/111060 You're Stronger Than Me - 2:54(Hank Cochran, Jimmy Key)
Decca LP74854 — Patsy Cline's Greatest Hits   (1967)
Suffolk Marketing LP35076 — Her Legendary Recordings   (1986)
MCA CD2-8925 — Commemorative Collection   (1988)
All titles on: Decca LPX7176 — The Patsy Cline Story   (1963)
MCA Box Set4-10421 — The Patsy Cline Collection   (1991)
MCA Special Products CD35951 — All-Time Greatest Hits   (1996)
Classics CD6166 — The Chronological Classics: Patsy Cline 1960-1962   (2009)
Hip-OSelect CD13793 — Sweet Dreams: Her Complete Decca Masters 1960-1963   (2010)

Date: December 17, 1961 [19:10-22:40]
Location: Bradley Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville TN.
Label: Decca

Owen Bradley (pdr), Patsy Cline (v), The Jordanaires (bkv), Randy Hughes (acg), Grady Martin (eg), Walter Haynes (stg), Floyd Cramer (p), Bill Pursell (org), Bob Moore (b), Harold Bradley (ebx), Buddy Harman (d)

a. NA 11832/111504 She's Got You - 3:02(Hank Cochran)
Decca 4531354 — She's Got You / Strange   (1962)
Decca EP2719 — She's Got You   (1962)
Decca LP74282 — Sentimentally Yours   (1962)

Date: February 12, 1962 [19:15-22:45]
Location: Bradley Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville TN.
Label: Decca
Sentimentally Yours (Album Sessions)

Owen Bradley (pdr), Patsy Cline (v), The Jordanaires (bkv), Randy Hughes (acg), Ray Edenton (rg), Grady Martin (eg), Walter Haynes (stg), Floyd Cramer (p), Bill Pursell (org), Bob Moore (b), Harold Bradley (ebx), Buddy Harman (d)

a. NA 11905/111781 You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want To Do It) - 2:46(Joseph McCarthy, James V. Monaco)
Decca Jukebox Single734089 — You Made Me Love You / You Belong To Me   (1962)
Festival EP10666 — Tra Le La Le La Triangle   (1963)
Decca 4525738 — You Made Me Love You / Too Many Secrets   (1968)
Suffolk Marketing LP35076 — Her Legendary Recordings   (1986)
MCA Special Products CD20887 — Sings More Great Songs Of Love   (1995)
MCA Nashville CD22492 — True Love: A Standards Collection   (2000)
b. NA 11906/111782 You Belong To Me - 3:02(Pee Wee King, Redd Stewart, Chilton Price)
Decca Jukebox Single734089 — You Made Me Love You / You Belong To Me   (1962)
Decca LPX7176 — The Patsy Cline Story   (1963)
Festival EP10666 — Tra Le La Le La Triangle   (1963)
c. NA 11907/111783 Heartaches - 2:10(Al Hoffman, John Klenner)
Decca Jukebox Single734087 — Heartaches / That's My Desire   (1962)
Decca EP2729 — So Wrong / You're Stronger Than Me   (1962)
Decca 4531429 — Heartaches / Why Can't He Be You   (1962)
d. NA 11908/111784 Your Cheatin' Heart - 2:20(Hank Williams)
Decca Jukebox Single734088 — Your Cheatin' Heart / Anytime   (1962)
Decca EP2729 — So Wrong / You're Stronger Than Me   (1962)
Decca LPX7176 — The Patsy Cline Story   (1963)
All titles on: Decca LP74282 — Sentimentally Yours   (1962)
MCA Box Set4-10421 — The Patsy Cline Collection   (1991)
Universal Music Special Markets CS/CD37050 — The Legendary Patsy Cline   (1997)
Classics CD6166 — The Chronological Classics: Patsy Cline 1960-1962   (2009)
Hip-OSelect CD13793 — Sweet Dreams: Her Complete Decca Masters 1960-1963   (2010)

Date: February 13, 1962 [19:15-22:45]
Location: Bradley Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville TN.
Label: Decca
Sentimentally Yours (Album Sessions)

Owen Bradley (pdr), Patsy Cline (v), The Jordanaires (bkv), Randy Hughes (acg), Ray Edenton (rg), Grady Martin (eg), Walter Haynes (stg), Rita Faye Wilson (ahp), Floyd Cramer (p), Bill Pursell (org), Bob Moore (b), Harold Bradley (ebx), Buddy Harman (d), Charlie McCoy (h)

a. NA 11909/111800 That's My Desire - 3:01(Carroll Loveday, Helmy Kresa)
Decca Jukebox Single734087 — Heartaches / That's My Desire   (1962)
Festival EP10665 — Heartaches   (1963)
Decca 4525707 — That's My Desire / Foolin' 'Round   (1966)
MCA Nashville CD22492 — True Love: A Standards Collection   (2000)
b. NA 11910/111801 Half As Much - 2:27(Curley Williams)
Decca Jukebox Single734090 — You Were Only Fooling / Half As Much   (1962)
Decca EP2757 — Leavin' On Your Mind   (1963)
Festival EP10677 — Half As Much   (1964)
Both titles on: Decca LP74282 — Sentimentally Yours   (1962)
Decca Jukebox EP734114 — Sentimentally Yours   (1962)
MCA Box Set4-10421 — The Patsy Cline Collection   (1991)

Rita Faye Wilson (ahp) on b; Charlie McCoy (h) on b.


Date: February 15, 1962 [19:15-23:45]
Location: Bradley Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville TN.
Label: Decca
Sentimentally Yours (Album Sessions)

Owen Bradley (pdr), Patsy Cline (v), The Jordanaires (bkv), Randy Hughes (acg), Ray Edenton (rg), Grady Martin (eg), Walter Haynes (stg), Floyd Cramer (p), Bill Pursell (org), Bob Moore (b), Harold Bradley (ebx), Buddy Harman (d), Charlie McCoy (h), Brenton Banks, Cecil Brower, Solie Fott, Lillian Hunt, Verne Richardson (vn)

a. NA 11911/111802 Lonely Street - 2:32(Carl Belew, Kenny Sowder, W.S. Stevenson) / arr: Bill Justis
Decca Jukebox Single734091 — Lonely Street / I Can't Help It   (1962)
Decca EP2757 — Leavin' On Your Mind   (1963)
Festival EP10677 — Half As Much   (1964)
b. NA 11912/111803 Anytime - 1:57(Herbert Lawson) / arr: Bill Justis
Decca Jukebox Single734088 — Your Cheatin' Heart / Anytime   (1962)
Festival EP10665 — Heartaches   (1963)
Decca 4525744 — Anytime / In Care Of The Blues   (1968)
c. NA 11913/111804 You Were Only Fooling (While I Was Falling In Love) - 1:57(Larry Fotin, Billy Faber, Fred Meadows) / arr: Bill Justis
Decca Jukebox Single734090 — You Were Only Fooling / Half As Much   (1962)
Decca Jukebox EP734114 — Sentimentally Yours   (1962)
Decca 4525699 — You Were Only Fooling / Lonely Street   (1966)
Suffolk Marketing LP35076 — Her Legendary Recordings   (1986)
MCA Nashville CD22492 — True Love: A Standards Collection   (2000)
d. NA 11914/111805 I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With You) - 2:56(Hank Williams) / arr: Bill Justis
Decca Jukebox Single734091 — Lonely Street / I Can't Help It   (1962)
Decca Jukebox EP734114 — Sentimentally Yours   (1962)
Decca 4531754 — Your Cheatin' Heart / I Can't Help It   (1965)
All titles on: Decca LP74282 — Sentimentally Yours   (1962)
MCA Box Set4-10421 — The Patsy Cline Collection   (1991)
Universal Music Special Markets CS/CD37050 — The Legendary Patsy Cline   (1997)
Classics CD6312 — The Chronological Classics: Patsy Cline 1962-1963   (2010)
Hip-OSelect CD13793 — Sweet Dreams: Her Complete Decca Masters 1960-1963   (2010)

Charlie McCoy (h) on a-b, d.


Date: February 28, 1962 [19:15-23:45]
Location: Bradley Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville TN.
Label: Decca

Owen Bradley (pdr), Patsy Cline (v), The Jordanaires (bkv), Randy Hughes (acg), Ray Edenton (rg), Grady Martin (eg), Floyd Cramer (p), Joseph Zinkan (b), Harold Bradley (ebx), Buddy Harman (d), Brenton Banks, Cecil Brower, Lillian Hunt, Verne Richardson (vn), Howard Carpenter, Ed Tarpley (vl), Byron Bach (vc)

a. NA 11928/111889mono You're Stronger Than Me - 2:38(Hank Cochran, Jimmy Key) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca 4531406 — So Wrong / You're Stronger Than Me   (1962)
Decca EP2729 — So Wrong / You're Stronger Than Me   (1962)
Festival EP10498 — So Wrong   (1962)
Brunswick EP9490 — Sweet Dreams   (1963)
Decca (ZA) 457044 — Sweet Dreams (Of You) / You're Stronger Than Me   (1963)
MCA LP25019 — Songwriters' Tribute   (1986)
b. NA 11929/111890 When I Get Through With You (You'll Love Me Too) - 2:37(Harlan Howard) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca 4531377 — When I Get Through With You / Imagine That   (1962)
Music-Box 458050 — She's Got You / When I Get Through With You   (1963)
Decca LP74508 — A Portrait Of Patsy Cline   (1964)
c. NA 11930/111891 Imagine That - 2:54(Justin Tubb) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca 4531377 — When I Get Through With You / Imagine That   (1962)
Decca LPX7176 — The Patsy Cline Story   (1963)
Festival EP11172 — A Poor Man's Roses   (1966)
d. NA 11931/111892 So Wrong - 3:04(Carl Perkins, Danny Dill, Mel Tillis) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca 4531406 — So Wrong / You're Stronger Than Me   (1962)
Decca EP2729 — So Wrong / You're Stronger Than Me   (1962)
Festival EP10498 — So Wrong   (1962)
All titles on: Brunswick LP8549 — A Tribute To Patsy Cline   (1963)
MCA Box Set4-10421 — The Patsy Cline Collection   (1991)
Universal Music Special Markets CS/CD37050 — The Legendary Patsy Cline   (1997)
Universal Music (CN) CD21662 — Universal Masters Collection   (1999)
Classics CD6312 — The Chronological Classics: Patsy Cline 1962-1963   (2010)
Hip-OSelect CD13793 — Sweet Dreams: Her Complete Decca Masters 1960-1963   (2010)

Date: September 5, 1962 [14:00-18:00]
Location: Columbia Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville TN.
Label: Decca

Owen Bradley (pdr), Patsy Cline (v), The Jordanaires (bkv), Randy Hughes (acg), Ray Edenton (rg), Grady Martin (eg), Rita Faye Wilson (ahp), Pig Robbins (p), Bob Moore (b), Harold Bradley (ebx), Buddy Harman (d), Byron Bach, Cecil Brower, Howard Carpenter, Solie Fott, Nancy Hearn, Lillian Hunt, Verne Richardson (vn)

a. NA 12192/112595 Why Can't He Be You - 3:29(Hank Cochran) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca 4531429 — Heartaches / Why Can't He Be You   (1962)
Decca LPX7176 — The Patsy Cline Story   (1963)
Brunswick LP8549 — A Tribute To Patsy Cline   (1963)
b. NA 12193/112596 Your Kinda Love - 2:31(Roy Drusky) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca 4531588 — Your Kinda Love / Someday You'll Want Me To Want You   (1964)
Decca LP74508 — A Portrait Of Patsy Cline   (1964)
Festival EP10929 — Your Kinda Love   (1965)
MCA LP25019 — Songwriters' Tribute   (1986)
MCA Special Products CD20887 — Sings More Great Songs Of Love   (1995)
c. NA 12194/112597 When You Need A Laugh - 2:48(Hank Cochran) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca 4531552 — When You Need A Laugh / I'll Sail My Ship Alone   (1963)
Decca LP74508 — A Portrait Of Patsy Cline   (1964)
Decca EP2770 — Someday You'll Want Me To Want You   (1964)
d. NA 12195/112598 Leavin' On Your Mind - 2:25(Wayne Walker, Webb Pierce) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca 4531455 — Leavin' On Your Mind / Tra Le La Le La Triangle   (1963)
Decca EP2757 — Leavin' On Your Mind   (1963)
Brunswick EP9490 — Sweet Dreams   (1963)
All titles on: MCA Box Set4-10421 — The Patsy Cline Collection   (1991)
Classics CD6312 — The Chronological Classics: Patsy Cline 1962-1963   (2010)
Hip-OSelect CD13793 — Sweet Dreams: Her Complete Decca Masters 1960-1963   (2010)

Date: September 10, 1962 [14:00-17:00]
Location: Columbia Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville TN.
Label: Decca

Owen Bradley (pdr), Patsy Cline (v), Millie Kirkham, The Jordanaires (bkv), Randy Hughes (acg), Ray Edenton (rg), Grady Martin (eg), Pig Robbins (p), Bill Pursell (org), Bob Moore (b), Harold Bradley (ebx), Buddy Harman (d, tri), Brenton Banks, Cecil Brower, Solie Fott, Lillian Hunt, Verne Richardson, Michael Semanitzky (vn)

a. NA 12196/112628 Back In Baby's Arms - 2:05(Bob Montgomery) / arr: Bill Justis
Decca 4531483 — Sweet Dreams (Of You) / Back In Baby's Arms   (1963)
Decca LPX7176 — The Patsy Cline Story   (1963)
Brunswick LP8549 — A Tribute To Patsy Cline   (1963)
b. NA 12197/112629 (Tra Le La Le La La) Triangle - 2:13(Marijohn Wilkin, Fred Burch) / arr: Bill Justis
Decca 4531455 — Leavin' On Your Mind / Tra Le La Le La Triangle   (1963)
Decca EP2757 — Leavin' On Your Mind   (1963)
Decca LPX7176 — The Patsy Cline Story   (1963)
Brunswick LP8549 — A Tribute To Patsy Cline   (1963)
Festival EP10666 — Tra Le La Le La Triangle   (1963)
Prism LP303 — Dreaming   (1988)
c. NA 12198/112630 That's How A Heartache Begins - 2:14(Harlan Howard) / arr: Bill Justis
Decca 4531616 — That's How A Heartache Begins / Love Letters In The Sand   (1964)
Decca LP74586 — That's How A Heartache Begins   (1964)
Decca Jukebox EP734285 — That's How A Heartache Begins   (1964)
All titles on: MCA Box Set4-10421 — The Patsy Cline Collection   (1991)
Classics CD6312 — The Chronological Classics: Patsy Cline 1962-1963   (2010)
Hip-OSelect CD13793 — Sweet Dreams: Her Complete Decca Masters 1960-1963   (2010)

Buddy Harman (tri) on b.

Michael Semanitzky was concertmaster of the Nashville Symphony from 1957-1963.


Date: February 4, 1963 [19:00-22:00]
Location: Columbia Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville TN.
Label: Decca
Faded Love (Album Sessions)

Owen Bradley (pdr), Patsy Cline (v), The Jordanaires (bkv), Randy Hughes (acg), Ray Edenton (rg), Grady Martin (eg), Floyd Cramer (p), Bob Moore (b), Harold Bradley (ebx), Buddy Harman (d), Byron Bach, Brenton Banks, George Binkley III, Cecil Brower, Howard Carpenter, Solie Fott, Lillian Hunt, Martin Katahn, Verne Richardson, Gary Williams (vn)

a. NA 12359/113131 Faded Love - 3:47(Bob Wills, John Wills) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca 4531522 — Faded Love / Blue Moon Of Kentucky   (1963)
Festival EP10739 — Faded Love   (1964)
Decca LP74508 — A Portrait Of Patsy Cline   (1964)
b. NA 12360/113132 Someday You'll Want Me To Want You - 2:50(Jimmie Hodges) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca 4531588 — Your Kinda Love / Someday You'll Want Me To Want You   (1964)
Decca LP74508 — A Portrait Of Patsy Cline   (1964)
Decca EP2770 — Someday You'll Want Me To Want You   (1964)
c. NA 12361/113133 Love Letters In The Sand - 2:23(J. Fred Coots, Charles Kenny, Nick Kenny) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca 4531616 — That's How A Heartache Begins / Love Letters In The Sand   (1964)
Decca LP74586 — That's How A Heartache Begins   (1964)
Decca EP2802 — Love Letters In The Sand   (1965)
All titles on: MCA CD2-8925 — Commemorative Collection   (1988)
Heartland LP/CS/CD1097 — The Legendary Patsy Cline   (1990)
MCA Box Set4-10421 — The Patsy Cline Collection   (1991)
Universal Music Special Markets CS/CD37050 — The Legendary Patsy Cline   (1997)
Classics CD6312 — The Chronological Classics: Patsy Cline 1962-1963   (2010)
Hip-OSelect CD13793 — Sweet Dreams: Her Complete Decca Masters 1960-1963   (2010)

"Faded Love" was planned for a March 1963 release. Decca cancelled the album and issued "The Patsy Cline Story" instead.


Date: February 5, 1963 [19:00-22:00]
Location: Columbia Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville TN.
Label: Decca
Faded Love (Album Sessions)

Owen Bradley (pdr), Patsy Cline (v), The Jordanaires (bkv), Randy Hughes (acg), Ray Edenton (rg), Grady Martin (eg), Floyd Cramer (p), Bill Pursell (vib), Bob Moore (b), Harold Bradley (ebx), Buddy Harman (d), Byron Bach, Brenton Banks, George Binkley III, Cecil Brower, Howard Carpenter, Solie Fott, Lillian Hunt, Verne Richardson, Wilda Tinsley, Gary Williams (vn)

a. NA 12362/113134 Blue Moon Of Kentucky - 2:08(Bill Monroe) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca 4531522 — Faded Love / Blue Moon Of Kentucky   (1963)
Festival EP10739 — Faded Love   (1964)
Decca LP74508 — A Portrait Of Patsy Cline   (1964)
b. NA 12363/113135 Sweet Dreams (Of You) - 2:35(Don Gibson) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca 4531483 — Sweet Dreams (Of You) / Back In Baby's Arms   (1963)
Brunswick EP9490 — Sweet Dreams   (1963)
Decca (ZA) 457044 — Sweet Dreams (Of You) / You're Stronger Than Me   (1963)
c. NA 12364/113136 Always - 2:40(Irving Berlin) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca LP74508 — A Portrait Of Patsy Cline   (1964)
Decca EP2794 — Always   (1965)
Festival EP11147 — San Antonio Rose   (1966)
All titles on: MCA LP/CS/CD25199 — The Last Sessions   (1988)
MCA CD2-8925 — Commemorative Collection   (1988)
MCA Box Set4-10421 — The Patsy Cline Collection   (1991)

Bill Pursell (vib) on b-c.


Date: February 6, 1963 [19:00-22:00]
Location: Columbia Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville TN.
Label: Decca
Faded Love (Album Sessions)

Owen Bradley (pdr), Patsy Cline (v), The Jordanaires (bkv), Randy Hughes (acg), Ray Edenton (rg), Grady Martin (eg), Floyd Cramer (p), Bob Moore (b), Harold Bradley (ebx), Buddy Harman (d), Byron Bach, Brenton Banks, George Binkley III, Cecil Brower, Howard Carpenter, Solie Fott, Lillian Hunt, Verne Richardson, Wilda Tinsley, Gary Williams (vn)

a. NA 12365/113154 Does Your Heart Beat For Me - 2:37(Mitchell Parish, Arnold Johnson, Russ Morgan) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca LP74508 — A Portrait Of Patsy Cline   (1964)
Decca EP2794 — Always   (1965)
Festival EP10929 — Your Kinda Love   (1965)
Decca 4525712 — You Took Him Off My Hands / Does Your Heart Beat For Me   (1967)
b. NA 12366/113155 Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home - 2:45(Hughie Cannon) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca 4531671 — He Called Me Baby / Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home   (1964)
Decca LP74586 — That's How A Heartache Begins   (1964)
Decca Jukebox EP734285 — That's How A Heartache Begins   (1964)
Both titles on: MCA LP/CS/CD25199 — The Last Sessions   (1988)
MCA CD2-8925 — Commemorative Collection   (1988)
MCA Box Set4-10421 — The Patsy Cline Collection   (1991)

Date: February 7, 1963 [19:00-22:00]
Location: Columbia Studios, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville TN.
Label: Decca
Faded Love (Album Sessions)

Owen Bradley (pdr), Patsy Cline (v), The Jordanaires (bkv), Randy Hughes (acg), Ray Edenton (rg), Grady Martin (eg), Floyd Cramer (p), Bob Moore (b), Wayne Moss (ebx), Buddy Harman (d), Byron Bach, Brenton Banks, George Binkley III, Howard Carpenter, Solie Fott, Lillian Hunt, Martin Katahn, Mildred Onk, Verne Richardson, Gary Williams (vn)

a. NA 12371/113160 He Called Me Baby - 2:39(Harlan Howard) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca 4531671 — He Called Me Baby / Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home   (1964)
Decca LP74586 — That's How A Heartache Begins   (1964)
Decca EP2802 — Love Letters In The Sand   (1965)
b. NA 12372/113161 Crazy Arms - 2:23(Ralph Mooney, Charles Seals) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca LP74508 — A Portrait Of Patsy Cline   (1964)
Decca EP2794 — Always   (1965)
Decca 4525747 — Crazy Arms / The Wayward Wind   (1969)
c. NA 12373/113162 You Took Him Off My Hands - 2:58(Harlan Howard, Wynn Stewart, Skeets McDonald) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca LP74508 — A Portrait Of Patsy Cline   (1964)
Decca EP2794 — Always   (1965)
Festival EP10929 — Your Kinda Love   (1965)
d. NA 12374/113163 I'll Sail My Ship Alone - 2:29(Sydney Nathan, Henry Bernard, Morry Burns, Henry Thurston) / arr: Bill McElhiney
Decca 4531552 — When You Need A Laugh / I'll Sail My Ship Alone   (1963)
Decca LP74508 — A Portrait Of Patsy Cline   (1964)
Decca EP2770 — Someday You'll Want Me To Want You   (1964)
Universal Music Special Markets CS/CD37050 — The Legendary Patsy Cline   (1997)
All titles on: MCA Box Set4-10421 — The Patsy Cline Collection   (1991)
Classics CD6312 — The Chronological Classics: Patsy Cline 1962-1963   (2010)
Hip-OSelect CD13793 — Sweet Dreams: Her Complete Decca Masters 1960-1963   (2010)

Sessions Reported: 16

Performances Reported: 51

Unique Songs Reported: 50

Unique Issues Reported: 156