The Hickory Years, Part II (1974-1980)

by G.E. Hewitt

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Date: April 4, 1974 [10:00-13:00]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records
Oh, How Love Changes (Album Sessions)

Wesley Rose (pdr), Ronnie Gant (eng), Don Gibson (v, g), Sue Thompson (v), Chip Young (g), Harold Bradley (eg), Grady Martin (eg, dir), Weldon Myrick (stg), Pig Robbins (p), Bobby Dyson (b), Buddy Harman (d)

a. F1661-3 Put It Off Until Tomorrow - 2:47(Dallas Frazier, Doodle Owens)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4520 — Oh, How Love Changes   (1975)
Hickory/MGM Records 45342 — No One Will Ever Know / Put It Off Until Tomorrow   (1975)
b. F1662-3 No One Will Ever Know - 2:32(Fred Rose, Mel Foree)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4520 — Oh, How Love Changes   (1975)
Hickory/MGM Records 45342 — No One Will Ever Know / Put It Off Until Tomorrow   (1975)
DJM Records LP28029 — Four Sides Of Don Gibson   (1976)
c. F1663 Good Old Fashioned Country Love - 2:23(Glenn Barber, Jim Mundy)
Hickory/MGM Records 45324 — Good Old Fashioned Country Love / Ages And Ages Ago   (1974)
DJM Records LP28029 — Four Sides Of Don Gibson   (1976)
Varese Sarabande CD6483 — The Very Best Of Sue Thompson   (2003)
d. F1664-2 Ages And Ages Ago - 2:42(Fred Rose, Gene Autry, Ray Whitley)
Hickory/MGM Records 45324 — Good Old Fashioned Country Love / Ages And Ages Ago   (1974)
DJM Records LP28029 — Four Sides Of Don Gibson   (1976)
e. F1665-2 I Can't Tell My Heart That - 2:11(Jim Anglin, Johnnie Wright)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4520 — Oh, How Love Changes   (1975)
Hickory/MGM Records 45360 — I Can't Tell My Heart That / Maybe Tomorrow   (1975)

Date: June 10, 1974 #1 [10:00-13:00]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records
Bring Back Your Love To Me (Album Sessions)

Wesley Rose (pdr), Ronnie Gant (eng), Don Gibson (v, g), Hoyt Hawkins, Allen Henson, Neal Matthews, Ray Walker (bkv), Chip Young (g), Harold Bradley (eg), Grady Martin (eg, dir), Pete Drake (stg), Pig Robbins (p), Bobby Dyson (b), Buddy Harman (d)

a. F1696-3 Don't Stop Loving Me - 2:26(Don Gibson)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4524 — Don't Stop Loving Me   (1975)
Hickory/MGM Records 45353 — Don't Stop Loving Me / Somebody's Words   (1975)
DJM Records 4510755 — I'm All Wrapped Up In You / Don't Stop Loving Me   (1977)
Double Play CD4070 — Greatest Hits   (2003)
b. F1697-3 You've Got To Stop Hurting Me Darling - 2:38(Don Gibson)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4524 — Don't Stop Loving Me   (1975)
Hickory/MGM Records 45365 — You've Got To Stop Hurting Me Darling / Blues In My Mind   (1976)
c. F1698-1 Bring Back Your Love To Me - 2:40(Don Gibson)
Hickory/MGM Records 45327 — Bring Back Your Love To Me / Drinking Champagne   (1974)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4516 — Bring Back Your Love To Me   (1974)
London LP8487 — The Very Best Of Don Gibson   (1975)
d. F1699-2 I'll Sing For You - 2:06(Bobby Bond)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4516 — Bring Back Your Love To Me   (1974)
Hickory/MGM Records 45338 — I'll Sing For You / Pocatello   (1975)
Red Bus download — Someway   (2011)
Omnivore Recordings CD/download267 — The Best Of The Hickory Records Years (1970-1978)   (2018)
e. F1700-3 Pocatello - 2:21(Don Gibson)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4516 — Bring Back Your Love To Me   (1974)
Hickory/MGM Records 45338 — I'll Sing For You / Pocatello   (1975)
London LP8487 — The Very Best Of Don Gibson   (1975)

Date: June 10, 1974 #2 [14:00-17:00]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records
Bring Back Your Love To Me (Album Sessions)

Wesley Rose (pdr), Ronnie Gant (eng), Don Gibson (v, g), Hoyt Hawkins, Allen Henson, Neal Matthews, Ray Walker (bkv), Chip Young (g), Harold Bradley (eg), Grady Martin (eg, dir), Lloyd Green (stg), David Briggs (p), Bobby Dyson (b), Buddy Harman (d)

a. F1701-2 I Don't Think I'll Ever (Get Over You) - 2:40(Don Gibson)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4524 — Don't Stop Loving Me   (1975)
Hickory/MGM Records 45361 — I Don't Think I'll Ever (Get Over You) / It Can't Last Always   (1975)
b. F1702-3 Somebody's Words - 2:19(Eddy Raven)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4516 — Bring Back Your Love To Me   (1974)
Hickory/MGM Records 45353 — Don't Stop Loving Me / Somebody's Words   (1975)
c. F1703-2 I'll Be A Friend To You - 2:54(Don Gibson)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4516 — Bring Back Your Love To Me   (1974)
d. F1704 Where You Belong - 2:33(Don Gibson)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4519 — I'm The Loneliest Man   (1975)

Date: January 30, 1975 [10:00-13:00]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records
I'm The Loneliest Man (Album Session)

Wesley Rose (pdr), Ronnie Gant (eng), Don Gibson (v, g), The Jordanaires (bkv), Chip Young (g), Harold Bradley (eg), Grady Martin (eg, dir), Pete Drake (stg), Pig Robbins (p), Bobby Dyson (b), Buddy Harman (d)

a. F1738-2 It Can't Last Always - 2:31(Don Gibson)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4519 — I'm The Loneliest Man   (1975)
Hickory/MGM Records 45361 — I Don't Think I'll Ever (Get Over You) / It Can't Last Always   (1975)
b. F1739-2 (There She Goes) I Wish Her Well - 2:04(Don Gibson)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4519 — I'm The Loneliest Man   (1975)
Hickory/MGM Records 45345 — (There She Goes) I Wish Her Well / Funny, Familiar, Forgotten Feelings   (1975)
London LP8487 — The Very Best Of Don Gibson   (1975)
DJM Records LP20502 — I'm All Wrapped Up In You   (1977)
Omnivore Recordings CD/download267 — The Best Of The Hickory Records Years (1970-1978)   (2018)
c. F1740-2 (Happiest Girl In The World) I'm The Loneliest Man - 2:32(Don Gibson)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4519 — I'm The Loneliest Man   (1975)
Red Bus download — Someway   (2011)
d. F1741 Love Is Not The Way (You Told Me) - 2:24(Don Gibson)
ABC Records/Hickory 4554019 — When Do We Stop Starting Over / Love Is Not The Way (You Told Me)   (1977)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44007 — If You Ever Get To Houston (Look Me Down)   (1977)
e. F1742-2 Blues In My Mind - 2:17(Fred Rose)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4519 — I'm The Loneliest Man   (1975)
Hickory/MGM Records 45365 — You've Got To Stop Hurting Me Darling / Blues In My Mind   (1976)

Date: April 17, 1975 #1 [10:00-13:00]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records
Oh, How Love Changes (Album Sessions)

Wesley Rose (pdr), Ronnie Gant (eng), Don Gibson (v, g), Sue Thompson (v), Don Everly (bkv), Chip Young (g), Harold Bradley (eg), Grady Martin (eg, dir), Weldon Myrick (stg), Pig Robbins (p), Bobby Dyson (b), Buddy Harman (d), Charlie McCoy (h), unknown (str)

a. F1755-2 Let's Get Together - 2:35(Jerry Abbott)
Hickory/MGM Records 45373 — Let's Get Together / You've Still Got A Place In My Heart   (1976)
DJM Records LP28029 — Four Sides Of Don Gibson   (1976)
b. F1756-3 Oh, How Love Changes - 2:45(Dewayne Orender)
Hickory/MGM Records 45350 — Oh, How Love Changes / Sweet And Tender Times   (1975)
Varese Sarabande CD6483 — The Very Best Of Sue Thompson   (2003)
c. F1757 Get Ready, Here I Come - 2:05(Dewayne Orender)
Hickory/MGM Records 45367 — Get Ready, Here I Come / Once More   (1976)
d. F1758-2 Maybe Tomorrow - 2:13(Don Everly)
Hickory/MGM Records 45360 — I Can't Tell My Heart That / Maybe Tomorrow   (1975)
All titles on: Hickory/MGM Records LP4520 — Oh, How Love Changes   (1975)

Don Everly (bkv) on b-d; unknown (str) on b.

Strings for "Oh, How Love Changes" probably overdubbed at a later date.


Date: April 17, 1975 #2 [14:00-17:00]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records
Oh, How Love Changes (Album Sessions)

Wesley Rose (pdr), Ronnie Gant (eng), Don Gibson (v, g), Sue Thompson (v), Don Everly (bkv), Chip Young (g), Harold Bradley (eg), Grady Martin (eg, dir), Weldon Myrick (stg), Pig Robbins (p), Bobby Dyson (b), Buddy Harman (d), Charlie McCoy (h)

a. F1760-2 Rings Of Gold - 2:51(Gene Thomas)
Varese Sarabande CD6205 — 20 Greatest Songs   (2001)
Double Play CD4070 — Greatest Hits   (2003)
b. F1761-1 Sweet And Tender Times - 2:56(Don Gibson, Shel Silverstein)
Hickory/MGM Records 45350 — Oh, How Love Changes / Sweet And Tender Times   (1975)
c. F1762-2 Once More - 2:19(Doodle Owens)
Hickory/MGM Records 45367 — Get Ready, Here I Come / Once More   (1976)
DJM Records LP28029 — Four Sides Of Don Gibson   (1976)
d. F1763-2 You've Still Got A Place In My Heart - 2:34(Leon Payne)
Hickory/MGM Records 45373 — Let's Get Together / You've Still Got A Place In My Heart   (1976)
DJM Records LP28029 — Four Sides Of Don Gibson   (1976)
All titles on: Hickory/MGM Records LP4520 — Oh, How Love Changes   (1975)

Don Everly (bkv) on b-c.

F1759-1 is a rejected backing track of a Don Gibson composition titled "Viva La Love".


Date: July 1, 1975 [10:00-13:30]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records
I'm All Wrapped Up In You (Album Sessions)

Wesley Rose (pdr), Ronnie Gant (eng), Don Gibson (v, g), Dottie Dillard, Louis Nunley, Jeanine Walker, Gil Wright (bkv), Robert Thompson (g), Grady Martin (eg, dir), Pete Drake (stg), Pig Robbins (p), Bobby Dyson (b), Leon Rhodes (ebx), Kenny Buttrey (d), unknown (str)

a. F1778-2 Praying Hands - 2:41(Don Gibson)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4524 — Don't Stop Loving Me   (1975)
Omnivore Recordings CD/download267 — The Best Of The Hickory Records Years (1970-1978)   (2018)
b. F1779-4 The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise - 2:42(Eugene Lockhart, Ernest Seitz)
Hickory/MGM Records LP4524 — Don't Stop Loving Me   (1975)
Hickory/MGM Records 45372 — Doing My Time / The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise   (1976)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44001 — I'm All Wrapped Up In You   (1977)
c. F1780-1 When You Got Love - 2:47(Don Gibson)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44001 — I'm All Wrapped Up In You   (1977)
DJM Records LP20502 — I'm All Wrapped Up In You   (1977)
d. F1781 Once I Find My Way - 3:02(Don Gibson)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44001 — I'm All Wrapped Up In You   (1977)
DJM Records LP20502 — I'm All Wrapped Up In You   (1977)
Red Bus download — Someway   (2011)
e. F1781alt Once I Find My Way(Don Gibson)
unissued
f. F1782-2 It's All Over - 2:46(Don Everly)
ABC Records/Hickory 4554014 — If You Ever Get To Houston (Look Me Down) / It's All Over   (1977)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44001 — I'm All Wrapped Up In You   (1977)
DJM Records LP20502 — I'm All Wrapped Up In You   (1977)
ABC-Paramount (DE) 4517843 — It's All Over / We Live In Two Different Worlds   (1977)

unknown (str) on d.

Strings for "Once I Find My Way" probably overdubbed at a later date.


Date: February 26, 1976 [10:00-13:30]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records
I'm All Wrapped Up In You (Album Sessions)

Wesley Rose (pdr), Ronnie Gant (eng), Don Gibson (v, g), Lea Jane Berinati, Janie Fricke, Ginger Holladay (bkv), Earl Erb, Marvin Lanier (g), Dale Sellers (eg, dir), Russ Hicks (stg), Bunky Keels (p), Bobby Dyson (b), John Stacey (d), Terry McMillan (h)

a. F1819 Doing My Time - 2:35(Jimmie Skinner)
Hickory/MGM Records 45372 — Doing My Time / The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise   (1976)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44001 — I'm All Wrapped Up In You   (1977)
DJM Records LP20502 — I'm All Wrapped Up In You   (1977)
b. F1820 When Do We Stop Starting Over - 2:47(Mickey Newbury)
ABC Records/Hickory 4554019 — When Do We Stop Starting Over / Love Is Not The Way (You Told Me)   (1977)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44007 — If You Ever Get To Houston (Look Me Down)   (1977)
ABC-Paramount (DE) 4511786 — Oh Lonesome Me / When Do We Stop Starting Over   (1977)
c. F1821 If You Ever Get To Houston (Look Me Down) - 2:53(Mickey Newbury)
ABC Records/Hickory 4554014 — If You Ever Get To Houston (Look Me Down) / It's All Over   (1977)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44007 — If You Ever Get To Houston (Look Me Down)   (1977)
Unison CD8304 — Greatest Hits, Volume 2   (1999)
d. F1822 Bringin' In The Georgia Mail - 1:47(Fred Rose)
ABC Records/Hickory 4554010 — Fan The Flame, Feed The Fire / Bringin' In The Georgia Mail   (1977)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44001 — I'm All Wrapped Up In You   (1977)
DJM Records LP20502 — I'm All Wrapped Up In You   (1977)
e. F1823 I'm All Wrapped Up In You - 2:43(Don Gibson)
ABC Records/Hickory 4554001 — I'm All Wrapped Up In You / We Live In Two Different Worlds   (1976)
DJM Records 4510755 — I'm All Wrapped Up In You / Don't Stop Loving Me   (1977)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44001 — I'm All Wrapped Up In You   (1977)

The vocal chorus was overdubbed March 5, 1976.


Date: January 5, 1977 [10:00-13:30]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records
If You Ever Get To Houston (Album Sessions)

Wesley Rose (pdr), Ronnie Gant (eng), Don Gibson (v, g), Lea Jane Berinati, Janie Fricke, Bobby Harden, Ginger Holladay, Michael Meyers, John Alan Moore, Duane West (bkv), Chip Young (g), Grady Martin (eg, dir), Leon Rhodes (eg), Russ Hicks (stg), Pig Robbins (p), Bobby Dyson (b), Buddy Harman (d), Terry McMillan (h)

a. F1909-1 Love Has Never Done A Lot For Me - 2:46(Lorraine Walden)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44010 — Starting All Over Again   (1978)
b. F1910-1 Fan The Flame, Feed The Fire - 2:35(Eddy Raven)
ABC Records/Hickory 4554010 — Fan The Flame, Feed The Fire / Bringin' In The Georgia Mail   (1977)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44007 — If You Ever Get To Houston (Look Me Down)   (1977)
Castle LP/CS158 — The Don Gibson Collection   (1986)
Sony ATV download — Greatest Hits Volume 1 & 2   (2006)
c. F1911-1 I'd Rather Die Young (Than Grow Old Without You) - 2:35(Harry B. Smith, Billy Vaughn, Randy Wood)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44007 — If You Ever Get To Houston (Look Me Down)   (1977)
ABC Records/Hickory 4554024 — Starting All Over Again / I'd Rather Die Young (Than Grow Old Without You)   (1978)
d. F1912-2 Who Cares (For Me) - 2:26(Don Gibson)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44007 — If You Ever Get To Houston (Look Me Down)   (1977)
Curb CS/CD77474 — 18 Greatest Hits   (1991)
Unison CD8303 — Greatest Hits, Volume 1   (1999)
e. F1913-2 Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow(Don Gibson)
unissued

The vocal chorus was overdubbed January 11, 1977.


Date: June 23, 1977 [10:00-13:00]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records
If You Ever Get To Houston (Album Sessions)

Wesley Rose (pdr), Ronnie Gant (eng), Don Gibson (v, g), Lea Jane Berinati, Janie Fricke, Bobby Harden, Ginger Holladay, Michael Meyers, John Alan Moore, Duane West (bkv), Pete Wade (g), Grady Martin (eg, dir), Leon Rhodes (eg), Russ Hicks (stg), Pig Robbins (p), Bobby Dyson (b), Buddy Harman (d), Terry McMillan (h)

a. F1944-3 Let's Love Each Other Goodbye - 2:39(Sanger Shafer, Darlene Shafer)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44007 — If You Ever Get To Houston (Look Me Down)   (1977)
Red Bus download — Someway   (2011)
b. F1945-1 Out Of Consideration - 2:30(Lorene Allen, Jim Owen)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44007 — If You Ever Get To Houston (Look Me Down)   (1977)
c. F1946-4 How I Love Them Old Songs - 2:55(Mickey Newbury)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44007 — If You Ever Get To Houston (Look Me Down)   (1977)
Coe Pop CD1708 — David Allan Coe Presents Don Gibson   (2004)
d. F1947-2 Jealous Woman - 2:21(Mark Charron)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44007 — If You Ever Get To Houston (Look Me Down)   (1977)
e. F1948-2 She Is - 3:04(Eddy Raven)
ABC Records/Hickory LP44010 — Starting All Over Again   (1978)
Sony ATV download — Greatest Hits Volume 3 & 4   (2006)

Date: November 15, 1977 [10:00-13:00]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records
Starting All Over Again (Album Sessions)

Wesley Rose (pdr), Ronnie Gant (eng), Don Gibson (v, g), unknown (bkv), Pete Wade (g), Grady Martin (eg, dir), Leon Rhodes (eg), Buddy Emmons (stg), Pig Robbins (p), Mike Leech (b), Buddy Harman (d)

a. F1990-4 Househusband Blues - 2:48(Larry Wilkerson)
Sony ATV download — Greatest Hits Volume 1 & 2   (2006)
b. F1991-1 Here Comes The Rain, Baby - 3:02(Mickey Newbury)
c. F1992-1 Every Song I Sang Would Be Blue - 2:39(Len Green)
ABC Records/Hickory 4554029 — The Fool / Every Song I Sang Would Be Blue   (1978)
d. F1993-1 For The Last Time - 2:37(Don Gibson)
Sony ATV download — Greatest Hits Volume 3 & 4   (2006)
Red Bus download — Someway   (2011)
e. F1994-1 Are You Lonesome Tonight? - 2:35(Roy Turk, Lou Handman)
All titles on: ABC Records/Hickory LP44010 — Starting All Over Again   (1978)

Date: November 28, 1977 [18:00-21:00]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records
Starting All Over Again (Album Sessions)

Ronnie Gant (pdr, eng), Don Gibson (v, g), unknown (bkv), John Christopher, Billy Sanford (eg), John Alan Moore (p), Tommy Cogbill (b), Jerry Carrigan (d)

a. F1996 The Fool - 2:09(Lee Hazlewood, Naomi Ford)
ABC Records/Hickory 4554029 — The Fool / Every Song I Sang Would Be Blue   (1978)
b. F1997 Starting All Over Again - 2:53(Phillip Mitchell)
ABC Records/Hickory 4554024 — Starting All Over Again / I'd Rather Die Young (Than Grow Old Without You)   (1978)
Both titles on: ABC Records/Hickory LP44010 — Starting All Over Again   (1978)
Sony ATV download — Greatest Hits Volume 1 & 2   (2006)
CBUJ Entertainment CD655 — Country Music Legends   (2006)
Omnivore Recordings CD/download267 — The Best Of The Hickory Records Years (1970-1978)   (2018)

Date: July 13, 1978 [14:00-17:00]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records
Look Who's Blue (Album Sessions)

Ronnie Gant (pdr, eng), Don Gibson (v, g), Tom Brannon, Richard Cassity, Sheri Kramer, Hank Martin, Lisa Silver, Diane Tidwell, Duane West (bkv), John Alan Moore (bkv, p), Jimmy Capps (g), John Christopher, Billy Sanford (eg), Lloyd Green (stg), Mike Leech (b), Joe Chrisman (d)

a. F2056 Oh, Such A Stranger - 2:33(Don Gibson)
ABC Records/Hickory 4554036 — Oh, Such A Stranger / I Love You Because   (1978)
b. F2057 Dealin' With The Devil - 2:28(Sanger Shafer, Eddy Raven)
c. F2058 Any Day Now - 3:19(Bob Hilliard, Burt Bacharach)
ABC Records/Hickory 4554039 — Any Day Now / Look Who's Blue   (1978)
Omnivore Recordings CD/download267 — The Best Of The Hickory Records Years (1970-1978)   (2018)
All titles on: ABC Records/Hickory LP44014 — Look Who's Blue   (1978)

The vocal chorus was overdubbed July 27, 1978.


Date: July 20, 1978 [14:00-17:00]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records
Look Who's Blue (Album Sessions)

Ronnie Gant (pdr, eng), Don Gibson (v, g), Tom Brannon, Richard Cassity, Sheri Kramer, Hank Martin, Lisa Silver, Diane Tidwell, Duane West (bkv), John Alan Moore (bkv, p), Robert Thompson (g), John Christopher, Billy Sanford (eg), Lloyd Green (stg), Mike Leech (b), Joe Chrisman (d)

a. F2059 Someday, Somewhere - 3:18(Lorrie Morgan, Marty Morgan)
b. F2060 Send Me Some Sunshine - 2:09(Eddy Raven)
c. F2061 I'll Come Running - 2:45(Gene Thomas)
Red Bus download — Someway   (2011)
All titles on: ABC Records/Hickory LP44014 — Look Who's Blue   (1978)

The vocal chorus was overdubbed July 27, 1978.


Date: July 25, 1978 [14:00-17:00]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records
Look Who's Blue (Album Sessions)

Wesley Rose (pdr), Ronnie Gant (eng), Don Gibson (v, g), Tom Brannon, Richard Cassity, Sheri Kramer, Hank Martin, John Alan Moore, Lisa Silver, Diane Tidwell, Duane West (bkv), Chip Young (g), Grady Martin (eg, dir), Leon Rhodes (eg), Buddy Emmons (stg), Pig Robbins (p), Bobby Dyson (b), Buddy Harman (d), Terry McMillan (h)

a. F2062 Baby's Not Home - 3:23(Mickey Newbury)
b. F2063 All The World Is Lonely Now - 3:13(Mel Foree)
c. F2064 I Love You Because - 2:45(Leon Payne)
ABC Records/Hickory 4554036 — Oh, Such A Stranger / I Love You Because   (1978)
Pickwick CD4049 — Sings Country Favourites   (1991)
St. Clair CD325 — Don Gibson   (2001)
Castle CD325 — Famous Country Music Makers   (2001)
Sony ATV download — Greatest Hits Volume 3 & 4   (2006)
d. F2065 / MC 8528 Look Who's Blue - 2:16(Don Gibson)
ABC Records/Hickory 4554039 — Any Day Now / Look Who's Blue   (1978)
MCA Records/Hickory 4541031 — Forever One Day At A Time / Look Who's Blue   (1979)
Curb CS/CD77474 — 18 Greatest Hits   (1991)
All titles on: ABC Records/Hickory LP44014 — Look Who's Blue   (1978)

Date: March 16, 1979 [14:00-17:00]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records

Ronnie Gant (pdr, eng), Don Gibson (v, g), unknown (bkv), Robert Thompson (g), Fred Newell (eg), John Alan Moore (p, org), Ralph Childs (b), Jerry Carrigan (d)

a. F3019 A Stranger To Me - 2:39(Don Gibson)
Curb/Warner Bros. 4549193 — Sweet Sensuous Sensations / A Stranger To Me   (1980)
b. F3020 / MC 8527 Forever One Day At A Time - 2:08(Eddy Raven)
MCA Records/Hickory 4541031 — Forever One Day At A Time / Look Who's Blue   (1979)

John Alan Moore (org) on a.


Date: May 30, 1979 [14:00-17:00]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records

Ronnie Gant (pdr, eng), Don Gibson (v, g), Pete Wade (g), Billy Sanford (eg), Sonny Garrish (stg), Bobby Wood (p), John C. Williams (b), Kenny Malone (d)

a. F3031 Sweet Sensuous Sensations - 2:35(Kenny Walker)
Curb/Warner Bros. 4549193 — Sweet Sensuous Sensations / A Stranger To Me   (1980)
Castle LP/CS158 — The Don Gibson Collection   (1986)
Curb CS/CD77040 — The Best Of Don Gibson, Volume 1   (1987)
Sony ATV download — Greatest Hits Volume 1 & 2   (2006)
b. F3032 Mississippi Memories(Carl Belew, Van Givens)
unissued

Date: April 8, 1980 [14:00-17:00]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records

Ronnie Gant (pdr, eng), Don Gibson (v, g), unknown (bkv), George Jackson (g), Fred Newell (eg), Pete Drake (stg), John Alan Moore (p), Ralph Childs (b), Eddie Bayers (d)

a. F3056 I'd Be Crazy Over You - 2:50(Don Gibson)
Curb/Warner Bros. 4549504 — I'd Be Crazy Over You / Somewhere Between Yesterday   (1980)
b. F3057 Love Fires - 2:56(Kenny Walker)
Curb/Warner Bros. 4549602 — Love Fires / Come Back And Love Me   (1980)

The vocal chorus was overdubbed May 15, 1980.


Date: April 22, 1980 [14:00-17:00]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records

Ronnie Gant (pdr, eng), Don Gibson (v, g), unknown (bkv), George Jackson (g), Billy Sanford (eg), Pete Drake (stg), John Alan Moore (p), Ralph Childs (b), Eddie Bayers (d)

a. F3058 Come Back And Love Me - 3:31(Larry Wayne Jones)
Curb/Warner Bros. 4549602 — Love Fires / Come Back And Love Me   (1980)
b. F3059 Somewhere Between Yesterday - 3:14(Carl Belew)
Curb/Warner Bros. 4549504 — I'd Be Crazy Over You / Somewhere Between Yesterday   (1980)

The vocal chorus was overdubbed May 15, 1980.


Date: November 24, 1980 [10:00-13:00]
Location: Acuff-Rose Studio, 2510 Franklin Road, Nashville TN.
Label: Hickory Records

Wesley Rose (pdr), Ronnie Gant (eng), Don Gibson (v, g), The Jordanaires (bkv), Chip Young (g), Grady Martin (eg, dir), Leon Rhodes (eg), Pete Drake (stg), Bunky Keels (p), Mike Leech (b), Buddy Harman (d), Terry McMillan (h)

a. F3073 Why You Been Gone So Long? - 2:24(Mickey Newbury)
Castle LP/CS158 — The Don Gibson Collection   (1986)
Sony ATV download — Greatest Hits Volume 3 & 4   (2006)
b. F3074 Heartbreak Avenue - 2:52(Mel Foree)
Red Bus download — Someway   (2011)
c. F3075 Don't Break Me Easy - 3:03(Max Worley)
Red Bus download — Someway   (2011)
d. F3076 Yesterday Just Passed My Way Again - 3:27(Sanger Shafer, Darlene Shafer)
Castle LP/CS158 — The Don Gibson Collection   (1986)
Sony ATV download — Greatest Hits Volume 3 & 4   (2006)

Sessions Reported: 20

Performances Reported: 77

Unique Songs Reported: 76

Unique Issues Reported: 61