Casey
Anderson

real name: Charles H. Anderson
b. October 5, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois 1)
brought up in Okmulgee, Oklahoma and Montgomery, Alabama 2)

d. around 1976, most likely in Altadena, California
from severe diabetes and after losing both legs to amputation 3)
discography
C A S E Y   A N D E R S O N; from cover of Atco SD 33-149 'The Bag I'm In'

This discography is a non-commercial labor-of-love and is in no way associated with any business firm.
All I know about the resp. artist's / label's musical output is shown on this page. To purchase out-of-print records I recommend an ebay, gemm or google search. And - sorry for that - I have not the time to answer any e-mails asking me about further information, let alone duplicating out-of-print recordings I happen to own.

Stefan Wirz   www.wirz.de

Casey Anderson 45 rpm
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
17/1961CASEY ANDERSON

- Freedom Rider
- Grim Reaper

reviewed Billboard July 3, 1961, p. 32

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Sutton 1939
[not Sutton 1039, as some
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23/1963CASEY ANDERSON

- Old Jay Gould
- Easy Rider

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ATCO 6257
31963CASEY ANDERSON

- Sweet Sidney
- Easy Rider

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ATCO 6257 (Ca)
411/1963 

CASEY ANDERSON AND THE REALISTS
- This Little Light Of Mine
CASEY ANDERSON
- Green Rocky Road

on promo:
CASEY ANDERSON AND THE REALISTS
- This Little Light Of Mine
CASEY ANDERSON AND THE REALISTS
- Green Rocky Road

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ATCO 6279
58/1964CASEY ANDERSON & The Realists

- More Pretty Girls Than One
- San Francisco Bay Blues

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ATCO 6313
610/1965CASEY ANDERSON

- Say Yes
- Blues Is A Woman Gone

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ATCO 6377
79/1968CASEY ANDERSON

- Things You Do
- God Knows I Love You

prod. and arranged by Glen D. Hardin
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Reprise 0774
85/1969CASEY ANDERSON

- Gentle Lovin'
- Suburbia

prod. by Jimmy Bowen & Glen D. Hardin
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Reprise 0824
91970CASEY ANDERSON

- I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
- Monsoon Season Hungries

prod. by Tom Thacker
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Amos 126
101970CASEY ANDERSON

- Sunday Joe   @ youtube
- Sunday Joe

prod. by Tom Thacker
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Amos 137
111973CASEY ANDERSON

- The I Love You Waltz [mono] (3:00) [Super Star SSR 73-1]
- The I Love You Waltz [stereo]

Super Star 6252 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, Calif.; prod. by Gold Star Productions
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Super Star CA-73
121973CASEY ANDERSON

- Where Will I Find A Place To Sleep This Evening (stereo)
- Where Will I Find A Place To Sleep This Evening (mono)

prod. by Charles Greene for Gold Star Productions
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Greene Mountain
GMM-410S
131974CASEY ANDERSON

- Good Old Boys
- California Calico Buckskin Breakdown Band

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141975CASEY ANDERSON

- Country Music Is Alive And Well
- The I Love You Waltz

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152/1976CASEY ANDERSON

- Denver Dawg
- Denver Dawg

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Casey Anderson LPs
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of release
titlelabel # / notes
161959Casey Sings Out
Casey Anderson, his Guitar and Rhythm Accompaniment

- The Gallows Pole
- Smooth As The Sea
- Rovin' Gambler
- Ox-Driving Song
- Poor Boy
- Old Man River

- Draper Prison
- Sylvie
- Muleskinner Blues
- The Midnight Special
- South Coast
- Santy Anno

Casey Anderson, voc, g; Art Ryerson, g, bj; Sandy Block, b; Phil Krauss, Bunny Shawker, dr; prod. by Thom Frost; musical consultant: James Goodfriend
cover photo by Charles Varon

reviewed Billboard August 31, 1959, p. 33

notes by James Goodfriend
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Urania UR 9024 (mono)

notes by James Goodfriend
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(=) USD 2024 (stereo)

(=) Forum Circle FC-9108
"... Sings Folk Songs"

171960Casey Anderson: Goin' Places

- Nine-Hundred Miles
- Steel's Gotta Be Drove
- Yankee And A Rebel
- Trooper And The Maid
- Frank Slide
- John Henry

- Waiting For Johnny
- Strawberrries
- Black Girl
- Grizzly Bear
- Pastures Of Plenty
- Gonna Leave This Town

arranged and conducted by Walter Raim
front cover photo by "3 lions-PICKOW"; designer: HARVEY
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Elektra EKL 192 [mono]

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(=) EKS 7192 [stereo]

18196?The World Of Folk Music, Show # 7
starring Burl Ives - guest: Casey Anderson

(back side: Show # 6, Cynthia Gooding)

Casey Anderson

This series of 15-minute radio program shows (early shows hosted by Burl Ives) was presented by the US Department of Health, Education and Welfare's Social Security Administration and featured interviews and performances by the guests, sometimes in duets with the host
19196?The World Of Folk Music, Show # 36
starring Oscar Brand - guest: Casey Anderson

(back side: Show # 37, Herb Strauss)

Casey Anderson
- Lost Ward
- Music Out

This series of 15-minute radio program shows (hosted by Oscar Brand) was presented by the US Department of Health, Education and Welfare's Social Security Administration and featured interviews and performances by the guests, sometimes in duets with the host
201962Casey Anderson: The Bag I'm In

- Easy Rider
- Talkin' Blues
- Chain Gang
- That's The Bag I'm In (Fred Neil)   @ youtube
- Sweet Sidney   @ youtube
- Mammo

- One Kind Of Favor
- Canaan Land
- Even If The Weather Be Good (Sports Car Song)
- Old Jay Gould
- James A. Garfield

more info about 'Sweet Sidney' at "Big Bad John, or, er, Bruce, or Jim, or Sidney..."

Fred Neil discography

notes by Gary Kramer
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Atco SD 33-149
211962Goya Guitar Folk Festival

Oscar Brand
- The Devil And The Farmer’s Wife
- Ball Of Yarn
Jean Richie
- Loving Hannah
- What Are You Gonna Do With The Babyo?
Oscar Brand & Jean Ritchie
- Reckless Boy
George Britton
- Alle Yah En Kindlein
Tom Paslé
- Virgin Mary Had A Little Baby


Casey Anderson
- Good Morning Captain (= Muleskinner Blues) #   @ youtube
- Unfortunate Miss Bailey #
Charlie Byrd
- Barbara Allen
- Romance D’Amor
Cynthia Gooding
- Lo Que Digo
- Lord Thomas
Mike Hall
- Copper Kettle


# rec. September 4-10, 1961 at the (first) Goya Guitar Folk Festival and Intercollegiate Folk-Singing Contest at Grossinger's Country Club, New York; Casey Anderson, voc, g
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ABC-Paramount ABC/ABCS 408
221963?The World Of Folk Music, Show # 125
starring Oscar Brand - guest: Casey Anderson and the Realists

(back side: Show # 124, Flatt and Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys)

Casey Anderson

This series of 15-minute radio program shows (hosted by Oscar Brand) was presented by the US Department of Health, Education and Welfare's Social Security Administration and featured interviews and performances by the guests, sometimes in duets with the host
231964Casey Anderson: More Pretty Girls Than One

- More Pretty Girls Than One
- This Little Light Of Mine
- Hills Of Shiloh
- Green Rocky Road
- Street Vendor's Song
- Why, Oh Why

- Jelly Roll
- Oh, Miss Liza (Jane)
- Send Me To The 'Lectric Chair
- Bury Me In My Shades
- Satisfied Mind
- Dr. Jazz
- San Francisco Bay Blues

Casey Anderson accompanied by The Realists: Anne Stern, Gene Mitchell and Felix Pappalardi; recording engineers: Tom Dowd & Phil Iehle; supervision: Nesuhi Ertegun
notes by Jack Spector
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Atco SD 33-166
241965Casey Anderson "Live" at the Ice House

- Devil And The Farmer's Wife
- Pickle Town
- Fatal Glass
- Amen

- Candy Man
- Delia's Gone
- Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
- Them Old Cross Country Transcontinental
  Highway Blues

rec. live at The Ice House in Pasadena, CA; Casey Anderson, voc, g; recording engineer: Wally Heider; editing engineer: Phil Iehle
cover photo by Hideoki
notes by Casey Anderson
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Atco 33-172
251965Casey Anderson: Blues Is A Woman Gone

- Say Yes
- Please Please Please
- A Little Lovin' Done
- Little Girl
- How Long Blues
- Blues Is A Woman Gone

- You Don't Know
- Bag Of Blues
- Trouble In Mind
- Good Looking Woman
- Honky Stomp
- Show Some Sign

Casey Anderson, voc, g; Carl Lynch, g; Bob Bushnell, b; Panama Francis, dr

Cover photo features Nico (Christa Päffgen) of Velvet Underground and own fame; photographer: Pete Sahula
notes by Bob Rolontz
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Atco 33-176 (mono)

notes by Bob Rolontz
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(=) Atco SD 33-176 (stereo)

263/1965Casey Anderson Sings Folk Songs

- The Hangman Song
- Smooth As The Sea
- Roving Gambler
- Ox Driver Song
- Po' Boy

- Draper Prison
- Sylvie
- Mule Skinner Blues
- Midnight Special
- South Coast
- Santy Anno

re-release of 1959 Urania LP UR 9024 "Casey Sings Out", omitting (if the cover and label can be trusted) "Old Man River"
notes by James Goodfriend
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Forum Circle FC-9108
(mono = light blue label)

notes by James Goodfriend
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(=) Forum Circle FCS-9108
(stereo = yellow label)

271965Casey Anderson: The Kind Of Man I Am

- The I Love You Waltz (3:00) [Super Star CA-73]
- Back To Maggie
- Guitars, Banjos & Tambourines
- Everybody Knows
- The Last Great Lover

- The Kind Of Man I Am
- I Ain't Gonna Drink No More
- Passing Time
- Looks Like Rain
- Worth The While

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Super Star SSR 73-1
281972The Folk Scene

The Travellers Three - Bowling Green (1:58)
Josh White - Red Sun (4:11)
Ed McCurdy - Gypsy Laddie (2:06)
Judy Collins - Pretty Saro (3:02)
Jack Elliott - Talking Dust Bowl (2:30)
E. Weissberg & M. Brickman - Flop-Eared Mule (1:17)

Casey Anderson - Grizzly Bear (2:55)

Bob Grossman - Bonnie Highland Laddie (2:21)
The Limeliters - Greenland Fisheries (2:26)
Theodore Bikel - One Sunday Morning (1:37)
Cynthia Gooding - Lowlands Of Holland (2:02)
Bob Gibson - Gilgarry Mountain (2:20)
Sandy Paton - Daily Growing (4:20)
Oscar Brand - Squid Jiggin' Ground (1:50)


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Elektra SMP 6
291974Casey Anderson: Good Old Boys

- Good Old Boys
- I Fall To Pieces
- The Battle Of New Orleans
- I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
- He'll Have To Go
- Hight Noon

- Country Music Is Alive And Well
- Family Saturday Night
- I Ain't Gonna Drink No More
- The I Love You Waltz
- California Calico Buckskin Breakdown Band
- Amazing Grace

rec. at Gold Star Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA; prod. by Ed Hansen for Gold Star Productions; arranged by Perry Botkin, Don Ralke and Billy Adems
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301976Casey Anderson: Passing Time

- Back To Maggie
- Baby, Baby Love Me
- If You're So Inclined
- Sweet Love
- Passing Time

- So There I Was
- Looks Like Rain
- Guitars, Banjos And Tambourines
- The Last Great Lover
- The Kind Of Man I Am

prod. by Ed Hansen; arr. by Don Ralke
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Chelsea CHL 551
311977"The Legend Of Frank Woods"
Original Soundtrack of the Motion Picture

Dorsey Burnette - The Ballad Of Frank Woods
Orchestra - The Chase
Orchestra - Race To The River
Orchestra - Jumping The Horse
Orchestra - Shoot The Rattlesnake
Orchestra - The Posse
Donnie Brooks - Jenny's Theme

Jerry Corbetta (of Sugarloaf) - You Set My Dreams To Music
Orchestra - Banjo And Fiddle Thing
Orchestra - Dinner At The Ranch
Orchestra - Rock Of Ages
Unknown - We Shall Gather At The River
Unknown - Rance's Funeral
Orchestra - Player Piano Man
Orchestra - The Fastest Gun
Dorsey Burnette - Oh Sinner Man

Casey Anderson - If You're So Inclined

prod. by Hagen Smith
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Movie Star DH 103-77

 

Sources / Further reading:
- own record collection
- http://radiogoldindex.com/cgi-local/p2.cgi?ProgramName=The+World+Of+Folk+Music
- http://www.discogs.com/artist/1459278-Casey-Anderson-3
- http://www.45cat.com/artist/casey-anderson
- On Campus.- The Rebel Yell, Volume 16, Issue 1, August 28, 1970
- Casey Anderson article @Wikipedia
- eBay auctions
- diverse internet resources

source of left column picture: Atco SD 33-172; photo by Hideoki

1) 1940 census

2) according to the liner notes of Elektra EKL-192 "Casey was born in Chicago, spent his childhood in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, and his adolescence in Montgomery, Alabama, where his parents, both Ph.D.s, [were] on the faculty of Alabama State College. He completed his college studies at Maryland State College and after graduation taught school." "It [his career] was beginning to move nicely when he was drafted into the army. More than a year of his hitch was spent in Korea [...]" (notes writer's name not given)

3) according to Randy Sparks' (founder of The New Christy Minstrels) and Bob Stane's (owner of the "Ice House") memories (sources: e-mails March 2015)

Thanks to Rog Peyton, David Freedman, Randy Sparks, Bob Stane, David J Costa and 'Ghmyrtle' (@ Wikipedia) for additional info

 

C A S E Y   A N D E R S O N promo photo; source: eBay auction
Casey Anderson promo photo
source: eBay auction
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