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Carson Robison
Born:  August 4, 1890
Died:  March 24, 1957
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame (1971)
Western Music Association Hall of Fame (2001)
WLS National Barn Dance
WDAF Liberty, MO

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Bluebird
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  30-0808 A The Old Gray Mare Is Back Where She Used To Be
  30-0808 B I'm Goin' Back To Whur I Come From
  33-0509 A A Ramblin' Cowboy
  33-0509 B Just Await And See
  8681 A So I Joined The Navy (w/His Buckaroos)
  8681 B Sleepy Rio Grande Waltz (w/His Buckaroos)
  8712 A Going Back To Texas (w/His Buckaroos)
  8712 B Naw I Don't Wanna Be Rich (w/His Buckaroos)
  B-11459 A Mussolini's Letter To Hitler
  B-11459 B Hitler's Reply To Mussolini
 
Brunswick
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  262 A I Tore Up Your Picture When You Said Goodbye (But I Put It Back Together Again)
  442 A Naw, I Don't Wanna Be Rich
  442 B So I Joined The Navy
 
Challenge
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  783 A Oklahoma Charlie
  785 A My Pretty Quadroon (as Carson Robison Trio)
  875 B Frankie And Johnny (as Carson Robison Trio)
  883 A His Old Cornet (as Carson Robison Trio)
  895 A The Prison Fire (as Carson Robison Trio)
  897 A Moonlight On The Colorado (as Carson Robison Trio)
  897 B I'm Drifting Back To Dreamland (as Carson Robison Trio)
 
Columbia
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  15548 D A Ohio Prison Fire
  15548 D B Why Are Young Folks So Thoughtless
  15627 D A Abraham (w/Phil Crow)
  15768 D B Carry Me Back To The Mtns
  15773 D A Old Familiar Tunes
  36018 A Darling Nellie Gray (as Carson Robison Oldtimers)
  36018 B First Two Ladies Cross Over (as Carson Robison Oldtimers)
  36019 A Oh Susanna (as Carson Robison Oldtimers)
  36019 B Buffalo Boy Go 'Round The Outside (as Carson Robison Oldtimers)
  36020 A Dive For The Oyster (as Carson Robison Oldtimers)
  36020 B Dive For The Oyster Part 2 (as Carson Robison Oldtimers)
  36021 A Possum In The 'Simmon Tree (as Carson Robison Oldtimers)
  36021 B Little Brown Jug (as Carson Robison Oldtimers)
 
Conqueror
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  7062 A My Blue Ridge Mountain Home (as Carson Robison Trio)
  7062 B Golden Slippers (as Carson Robison Trio)
  7492 A Red River Valley (as Carson Robison Trio)
  7492 B I'm Just A Black Sheep (as Carson Robison Trio)
  7710 A Little Sweetheart Of The Prairie (as Carson Robison Trio)
  7710 B Little Sweetheart Of The Mountains (as Carson Robison Trio)
  7732 A They Cut Down The Old Pine Tree (as Carson Robison Trio)
  7732 B She Was Bred In Old Kentucky (as Carson Robison Trio)
  7733 A When The Bloom Is On The Sage (as Carson Robison Trio)
  7733 B Just Break The News To Mother (as Carson Robison Trio)
 
Crown
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  3025 A Red River Valley
  3025 B When It's Springtime In The Rockies
  3027 A She'll Be Comin' Round The Mountain
  3027 B Hand Me Down My Walking Cane
  3057 A Little Sweetheart Of The Prairie
  3057 B Little Sweetheart Of The Mountains
  3070 A When Your Hair Has Turned To Silver
  3079 A There's A Rainbow Shining Somewhere
  3079 B The Way Of The Cross Leads Home
  3080 A The Run Away Boy
  3080 B Little Green Valley
  3081 A Birmingham Jail No.2
  3081 B Left My Gal In The Mountains
  3083 A Waiting For A Train
  3083 B Oh Dem Golden Slippers
  3084 A Naw, I Don't Wanna Be Rich
  3100 A Sleepy Hollow
  3100 B I Want To Dream By The Old Mill Stream
  3124 A I'm Getting Ready To Go
  3124 B Abraham
  3140 A Pretty Quadroon
  3140 B Bring Your Roses To Her Now
  3156 A When It's Night-Time In Nevada
  3156 B When The Moon Comes Over The Mountain
  3171 A Setting By The Fire
  3171 B The Runaway Train
  3221 A Give My Love To Nellie, Jack
  3221 B I'll Be Thinking Of You, Little Girl
  3222 A You're As Pretty As A Picture
  3222 B Picture On The Wall
 
MGM
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  10224 A Life Gets Tee-Jus Don't It
  10224 B Wind In The Mountains
  11200 A Store Bought Teeth (w/His Pleasant Valley Boys)
  11200 B Life Is A Beautiful Thing (w/His Pleasant Valley Boys)
 
Montgomery Ward
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  4313 A Don't You Believe It
  4313 B Naw I Don't Wanna Be Rich
  4915 A Home Sweet Home On The Prairie
  4915 B Ramblin' Cowboy (w/His Buckaroos)
  4916 A Happy Go Lucky (w/His Buckaroos)
  4916 B Texas Dan (w/His Buckaroos)
  4917 A There's A Bridle Hangin' On The Wall (w/His Buckaroos)
  4917 B The Candlelight In The Window (w/His Buckaroos)
  4918 A I Left Her Standing There
  4918 B I Was Born In Old Wyoming
  4919 A I'm Leavin' On That Blue River Train (w/His Buckaroos)
  4919 B So I Joined The Navy (w/His Buckaroos)
  4990 A I Left My Gal In The Mountains
 
RCA Victor
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  20-1665 A Herohito's Letter To Hitler
  20-1665 B Hitler's Reply To Herohito
  20-1694 A A Hundred Years From Now
  20-1694 B There's No More Feudin' In The Mountains
  20-1830 A Irish Washerwoman
  20-1830 B Spanish Cavallero
  20-1831 A Solomon Levi (w/His Pleasant Valley Boys)
  20-1831 B Comin' Round The Mountain (w/His Pleasant Valley Boys)
  20-1832 A Jingle Bells
  20-1832 B Paddy Dear
  20-1833 A Golden Slippers (w/His Pleasant Valley Boys)
  20-1833 B Turkey In The Straw (w/His Pleasant Valley Boys)
 
Regal
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  10101 A Naw, I Don't Want To Be Rich (as Carson Robison Trio)
  10101 B Never Leave Your Gal Too Long (as Carson Robison Trio)
  MR-405 A Abraham (w/Phil Crow)
  MR-405 B When It's Night-Time In Nevada (w/Frank Luther)
 
Victor
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  VI40226 A Naw I Don't Wanna Be Rich
  VI40226 B Don't You Believe It
 
Vocalion
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  02952 A That Old Swiss Chalet In The Rockies
  02952 B Little Mother Of The Hills
  05135 A Tough Pickin' (W/Roy Smeck)
  05135 B Twilight Echoes (W/Roy Smeck)


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