Oklahoma Hills (album)

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Oklahoma Hills
Studio album by Jack Guthrie
Released 1991
Recorded 1944 to 1946
Genre Western Swing
Length 1:17:09
Label Bear Family Records
Producer Lee Gillette/Richard Weize
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Oklahoma Hills is a re-issue of most of the recordings by Jack Guthrie during seven sessions from October 1944 through October 1946.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Oklahoma Hills – 2:48 - Oct. 16, 1944 - Jack Guthrie-Woody Guthrie.
  2. When The Cactus Is In Bloom – 2:39 - Oct. 25, 1944 - Jimmie Rodgers.
  3. Next To The Soil – 3:00 - Oct. 22, 1946 - Billy Hughes.
  4. Shame On You – 2:30 - Oct. 22, 1946 - Spade Cooley.
  5. I’m Brandin’ My Darlin’ With My Heart – 2:35 - Oct. 16, 1944 - Jack Kenney-Lewis Bellin.
  6. Careless Darlin’ – 3:08 - Oct. 16, 1944 - Ernest Tubb-Lou Wayne-Bob Shelton.
  7. Oakie Boogie – 2:27 - Oct. 22, 1946 - Johnny Tyler.
  8. In The Shadows Of My Heart – 2:38 - Jan. 20, 1946 - Billy Hughes.
  9. For Oklahoma, I’m Yearning – 2:23 - Oct. 25, 1946 - Wava White-Jack Guthrie.
  10. No Need To Knock On My Door – 2:27 - Oct. 24/25, 1946 - Billy Hughes.
  11. Shut That Gate – 2:15 - Oct. 24/25, 1946 - Ted Daffan-Dick James.
  12. I’m Tellin’ You – 2:51 - Mar. 19, 1946 - Billy Hughes-Texas Jim Lewis.
  13. Chained To A Memory – 2:42 - Mar. 19, 1946 - Jenny Lou Carson.
  14. Look Out For The Crossing – 2:33 - Mar. 19, 1946 - Ike Cargill-Cottonseed Clark.
  15. Dallas Darlin’ – 2:40 - Oct. 25, 1944 - Frank Harford-Edyth Bergdahl.
  16. Colorado Blues – 2:26 - Oct. 24/25, 1946 - Traditional.
  17. Welcome Home Stranger – 2:18 - Oct. 25, 1944 - Jack Kenney.
  18. I Still Love You As I Did In Yesterday – 2:40 - Oct. 25, 1946.
  19. Oklahoma’s Calling – 3:03 - Jan. 20, 1946 - Jack Guthrie.
  20. The Clouds Rained Trouble Down – 2:28 - Mar. 19, 1946 - Ike Cargill.
  21. Answer To ’Moonlights And Skies’ – 2:42 - Oct. 25, 1944 - Jimmie Rodgers-Leon "Jack" Guthrie.
  22. Please, Oh Please – 3:01 - Jan. 20, 1946 - Jack Guthrie.
  23. I Loved You Once But I Can’t Trust You Now – 2:32 - Jan. 20, 1946 - Billy Hughes-Johnny Tyler.
  24. Out Of Sight - Out Of Mind – 2:35 - Oct. 24/25, 1946 - Ned Brisben.
  25. I’m Building A Stairway To Heaven – 2:47 - Oct. 25, 1944 - Jack Kenney.
  26. Ida Red – 2:40 - Oct. 25, 1946 - Traditional.
  27. I Told You Once – 2:36 - Oct. 25, 1946 - Jerry Irby.
  28. San Antonio Rose – 2:42 - Oct. 25, 1946 - Bob Wills.
  29. You Laughed And I Cried – 2:53 - Mar. 19, 1946 - Ray Whitley-Milton Leeds-Billy Hayes.

Sessions[edit]

  • Oct. 16, 1944: Jack Guthrie, vocal; Porky Freeman, lead guitar; Red Murrell, rhythm guitar; Cliffie Stone, bass; Billy Hughes, fiddle.
  • Oct. 25, 1944: Jack Guthrie, vocal; Porky Freeman, lead guitar; Red Murrell, rhythm guitar; Cliffie Stone, bass; Billy Hughes, fiddle.
  • Jan. 29, 1946: Jack Guthrie, vocal; Porky Freeman, lead guitar; Red Murrell, rhythm guitar; Cliffie Stone, bass; Billy Hughes, fiddle.
  • Mar. 19, 1946: Jack Guthrie, vocal; Porky Freeman, lead guitar; Red Murrell, rhythm guitar; Cliffie Stone, bass; Billy Hughes, fiddle.
  • Oct. 22, 1946: Jack Guthrie, vocal; Porky Freeman, lead guitar; Red Murrell, rhythm guitar; Cliffie Stone, bass; Smokey Fields, fiddle.
  • Oct. 24/25, 1946: Jack Guthrie, vocal; Porky Freeman, lead guitar; Jack Lewis Rivers, rhythm guitar; Cliffie Stone, bass; Billy Hughes, fiddle.
  • Oct. 25, 1946: Jack Guthrie, vocal; Porky Freeman, lead guitar; Jack Lewis Rivers, rhythm guitar; Cliffie Stone, bass; Billy Hughes, fiddle.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eder, Bruce. Oklahoma Hills (album) at AllMusic. Retrieved February 9, 2012.