Groupe Country US fondé en juillet 1949 à Nashville et comprenant Don Helms (né le 28 Février 1927 à New Brockton (Alabama), décédé le 11 Août 2008 à Nashville (Tennessee)), Bob McNett (né le 26 Octobre 1925 à Roaring Branch (Pensylvanie), décédé le 21 Juin 1995 à ), Jerry Rivers (né le 25 Août 1928 Miami (Floride), décédé le 4 Octobre 1996 à Nashville (Tennessee)) et Hillous B. Butrum (né le 21 Avril 1928 à Lafayette (Tennessee), décédé le 27 Avril 2002), puis sont venus Cedric Rainwater, Bobby Andrews, Jimmy Heap Jr. et Sammy Pruett. Ce fut le groupe qui accompagna Hank Williams.

US country group founded in July 1949 in Nashville and including Don Helms (born February 28, 1927 in New Brockton (Alabama), Died August 11, 2008 in Nashville (Tennessee)), Bob McNett (born October 26, 1925 in Roaring Branch (Pensylvanie), died June 21, 1995 in Montgomery (Pensylvanie)), Jerry Rivers (born August 25 1928 in Miami (Florida), died October 4, 1996 in Nashville (Tennessee)) and Hillous B. Butrum (born April 21, 1928 in Lafayette (Tennessee), died April 27, 2002), then came Cedric Rainwater, Bobby Andrews, Jimmy Heap Jr. and Sammy Pruett. It was the group that accompanied Hank Williams.

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Talents : Don Helms : Steel Guitar, Vocals - Bob McNett : Guitar, Vocals - Jerry Rivers : Fiddle, Vocals - Hillous B. Butrum : String Bass puis Cedric Rainwater : String Bass - Bobby Andrews : String Bass, Lead Vocals - Jimmy Heap Jr. : Drums - Sammy Pruett ::Guitar

Style musical : Traditional Country, Honky Tonk

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MANSION ON THE HILL (1969)

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000 10 20

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles

04/1953 SP MGM K 11497 (US) Corn Crib / Mud Hut
10/1953 SP MGM K 11590 (US) Canal Street Parade / Swing Shift Boogie
02/1954 SP MGM K 11691 (US) Fish Tail / Rock Point
1963 SP SIMS 137 (US) Hillous BUTRUM - Vigah / The Legend Of Uncle Sam 
12/1977 SP EPIC 8-50498 (US) Jim OWEN & The DRIFTING COWBOYS - Gift In The Name Of Love / Lovesick Blues
04/1978 SP EPIC 8-50543 (US) Rag Mop / Mud Hut
1981 SP DELTA 11141 (US)

HANK WILLIAMS' ORIGINAL DRIFTING COWBOYS - I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry / Hey, Good Lookin'

1983 SP DELTA 1146 (US) HANK WILLIAMS' ORIGINAL DRIFTING COWBOYS - Tumbling Tumbleweeds/ White Silver Sands



Albums

1969 LP 12" MGM SE-4626 (US) WE REMEMBER HANK WILLIAMS - Cold Cold Heart / Honky Tonkin' / On The Banks Of The Old Ponchartrain / I Just Don't Like This Kind Of Livin' / Mansion On The Hill / Window Shopping / Pan American / Wedding Bells / There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight / May You Never Be Alone / Take These Chains From My Heart
1977 LP 12" WESTWOOD WRS 140 (US) THE BEST OF HANK WILLIAMS ORIGINAL DRIFTING COWBOYS - LIVE ON RADIO! - Rag Mop / I Thought I Heard You Calling My Name / Remington Ride / I'd Trade All Of My Tomorrows / Whistling Rufus / You're That Something Special / Cimmaron / Blues Stay Away From Me / Slew Foot / If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again / There Be No Teardrops Tonight / San Antonio Rose
1977 2 LP 12" EPIC PEG-34852 (US) A SONG FOR US ALL - A SALUTE TO HANK WILLIAMS - JIM OWEN - THE DRIFTING COWBOYS - Narrative Introduction By Ron HUNTSMAN / Your Cheatin’ Heart / Hey, Good Lookin’ / Cold, Cold Heart / Long Haired Country Boy / Sing Me A Sad Song, Hank Williams / Take These Chains From My Heart / I Saw The Light / Wedding Bells / Corn Crib / Settin’ The Woods On Fire / My Heart Would Know / Rag Mop / Move It On Over / Why Should We Try Anymore? / Black Mountain Rag / Lovesick Blues / Mud Hut / Long Gone Lonesome Blues / Jambalaya (On The Bayou) / A Gift In The Name Of Love
1979 LP 12" BOLL-WEEVIL BW111 (US) THE BEST OF HANK WILLIAMS ORIGINAL DRIFTING COWBOYS - LIVE ON RADIO! - I Thought I Heard You Calling My Name / There’ll Be No Teardrops Tonight / Remington Ride / I’ll Trade All Of My Tomorrows / San Antonio Rose / Cimarron / Blues Stay Away From Me / Slewfoot / You’re My Special Something / I heard My Mother Call My Name In Prayer / Whistling Rufus / Ragmop
1979 2 LP 12" STANDING STONE SSDC-1234 (US) THE DRIFTING COWBOYS' TRIBUTE TO HANK WILLIAMS - Move It On Over / Mansion On The Hill / You Win Again / Cold, Cold Heart / Hey, Good Lookin' / Jambalaya / Your Cheatin' Heart / Kawliga / I Can't Help It If I'm Still In Love With You / May You Never Be Alone Like Me / Are You Walking And Talking With The Lord? / When God Comes And Gathers His Jewels / Calling You / Sing, Sing, Sing / The Funeral / Jesus Is Calling / Jesus Remembered Me / House Of Gold / How Can You Refuse Him Now? / I Saw The Light / Instrumental Closing
1980? LP 12" LOOK LK 10012 (US) SING ALONG WITH HANK WILLIAMS ORIGINAL DRIFTING COWBOYS
1981 LP 12" DELTA DLP-1114 (US) CLASSIC INSTRUMENTALS - HANK WILLIAMS' ORIGINAL DRIFTING COWBOYS - Your Cheatin’Heart / I Saw The Light / I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry / Kaw-Liga / Jambalaya / I Can’t Help It / Hey, Good Lookin‘ / Cold, Cold Heart / You Win Again / A Mansion On The Hill
1983 LP 12" DELTA DLP-1146 (US) HANK WILLIAMS' ORIGINAL DRIFTING COWBOYS BAND - One More Time Around / Somebody’s Back In Town / Slow poke / A Habit I Can’t Break / San Antonio Rose / Tumbling Tumbleweeds / A Song About Cowboys / Waitin’For The Teardrops / Somebody Gave Me This Day / White Silver Sands / If The Good Lord’s Willing
06/2000 CD LANDMARK 3514 (US) HANK WILLIAMS INSTRUMENTALS - ORIGINAL DRIFTING COWBOYS BAND - Your Cheatin' Heart  / I Saw The Light / I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry / Kaw-Liga / Jambalaya (On The Bayou) / I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With You) / Hey, Good Lookin' / Cold, Cold Heart / You Win Again / A Mansion On The Hill

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