on back cover: "Produced by Music Research, Incorporated, 2023 N Woodstock Street, Arlington 7, Virginia, U.S.A."(Arlington is where Dick and Louisa Spottswood lived at that time!)
on back cover: "Produced by Music Research, Incorporated, 2023 N Woodstock Street, Arlington 7, Virginia, U.S.A."
on back cover: "Produced by Gryphon, Spottswood Music Co, Inc., Box 7102, Arlington, Virginia, 22207, U.S.A."Gryphon Records, one of Dick Spottswood's labels founded soon after he "left" Music Research, Inc./Piedmont Records
on back cover: "Produced by Music Research, Inc., producers of Piedmont and Bullfrog records""Music Research, Inc., P.O.Box 288, Silver Spring, MD, U.S.A."(Gene Rosenthal [then working for Takoma Records] had built a recording studioin the basement of his parents' house in Silver Spring, Maryland)
Mississippi John Hurt, voc, g
$ Mississippi John Hurt, 12 string g
# Mississippi John Hurt, hca
"Recorded by P.V. Kuykendall, Peter Silitch and Sandy Fisher on March 24, 26, 29 and April 2, 1963 [at Sandy Fisher's house] in [Annapolis, near] Washington, D.C."; produced by Dick Spottswood
Piedmont PLP 13157 photos [of John Hurt playing Tom Hoskins' Gibson J-45] by Pete Grant; cover design by Tom Hoskins ("Fang")
the record number (13157) was meant to take up where Paramount records left off when they went out of business in 1931!
special reissue OJL 8053 produced by Bill Givens
On back sleeve: "This material reissued by special arrangement with Music Research, Inc., Tom Hoskins, Pres."
On labels: "(C)(P) Music Research, Piedmont Records - Bullfrog Music"
OJL 8053 front cover photo by Dick Waterman
Mississippi John Hurt discography
Origin Jazz Library (OJL) discography
notes by Dick SpottswoodPiedmont PLP 13157 (1stpress 1963) "presenting, Mississippi John HurtFolk Songs and Blues"
notes by Dick SpottswoodPiedmont PLP 13157(2nd press 196?)
notes by Dick Spottswood= Gryphon GLP 13157(196?)
notes by Dick Spottswood= Piedmont PLP 13157(3rd press 1965?)
original notes by DickSpottswood; additionalnotes by Lawrence Cohn(1964 Sing Out! article) = Piedmont PLP 13157reissued and distributed19?? by OJL"Mississippi John Hurt,1963 (Volume I of theOriginal Recordings'Folksongs and Blues')"
notes by Bill Givens = OJL 8053 (196?)
notes by David Brown= Rounder CD 1081 (1991)"Avalon Blues 1963"
= Vivid Sound VSCD-130 (Jp 2001)
4-page insertPiedmont PLP 13158
12 page booklet Piedmont PLP 13159 (1963)
12 page booklet = Gryphon GLP 13159 (oncover), Chesapeake CLP13159 (on label), Richland(on notes) (1964)[Dick Spottswood label foundedsoon after he "left" Music Research,Inc./Piedmont Records]
Piedmont Records discography
= Flyright LP 101 (UK 1973)
= Flyright LP 101 (1978)
Flyright Records discography
Joe Bussard (Jolly Joe), Bob Coltman, Oscar Myers, Jerry Marcum
# on Fonotone CDs
Fonotone 78 rpm
Piedmont PLP 13160
5 CD setDust To Digital CD
rec. by P.V. Kuykendall, Wynwood Recording Studio, on March 14, 15 and 21, 1964; produced by Dick Spottswood
Mississippi John Hurt discography
notes by Robert Sheltonand Dick Spottswood Piedmont PLP 13161
notes by Robert Sheltonand Dick Spottswood = Chesapeake CLP 13161[Dick Spottswood label foundedsoon after he "left" Music Research,Inc./Piedmont Records]
original notes by RobertShelton and Dick Spottswood reissued and distributed19?? by OJL"Mississippi John Hurt,1964 (Volume II of theOriginal Recordings'Worried Blues')"
notes by Eric Park= OJL 8054
notes by David Brown= Rounder CD 1082 (1991)"Worried Blues 1963"["1963" ?]
= Vivid Sound VSCD-131 (Jp 2001)
rec. by Peter V. Kuykendall, Wynwood Recording Studio; prod. by Music Research, Inc.
Robert Wilkins discography
Piedmont PLP 13162
notes by Dick Spottswood
= Piedmont PLP 13162
= Origin Jazz LibraryOJL 8052 (1984)"The Prodigal Son"
= Origin Jazz LibraryOJL 8052 (19??)"The Legendary PiedmontRecordings"
Piedmont PLP 13161
thanks to Alan Balfour and Max Hoeffner for additional info /scans