Dick
Rosmini

b. October 4, 1936 in New York City
d. September 9, 1995

discography
D I C K  R O S M I N I; source: Front cover of Imperial LP-12440; photographer: George Rodriguez
source: Front cover of Imperial LP-12440; photographer: George Rodriguez

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

Dick Rosmini 1936 - 1995

"After complaining about his guitar during a show in Los Angeles, Kottke was visited backstage by Dick Rosmini, whose Elektra record Adventures of 6 and 12 String Guitar Kottke loved. Rosmini told him, 'You know, it really doesn't matter what guitar you play. It's all to do with your playing,' Kottke recalls. 'And he picked up this guitar that I had just been whining about and made it sound beautiful. Stunning. He had no [finger] picks on and had no trouble whatsoever making it sound wonderful. Then he left.' "

Jim Ohlschmidt in Acoustic Guitar, Nov./Dez. 1992

"Dave van Ronk learned 'Sweet Substitute' from Dick Rosmini. He and I, apparently, learned it from the Jellyroll Morton recording we start with, but I still play Rosmini's guitar part."

John Diebold: Trying to drive my blues away

"When you worked with Roz the whole was always more than the sum of its parts."

Dave van Ronk †: Liner notes to "The Folkways Years 1959 - 61"

 

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Herb Brown (bass) and Dick Rosmini (guitar) with Bob Gibson & Bob Camp
at Newport Folk Festival 1960

source: Back cover of Vanguard VRS-9084

 

Dick Rosmini LPs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
11964Dick Rosmini: Adventures For 12 String, 6 String & Banjo

- Little Brown Dog   @ youtube
- 900 Miles To Go   @ youtube
- Casey
- Joshua
- Shady Grove   @ youtube
- Improvisation For 12-String
- St. James Drag
- Macedonian Rag   @ youtube

- John Hardy   @ youtube
- Two Shady Ladies In 3/4 Time   @ youtube
- Jelly Roll
- Picker's Medley
- Goin' Baroque
- Sweet Substitute
- Freight Train
- Sadie
- Minstrel Boy

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Elektra EKL 245 (mono)
= EKS 7245 (stereo)
21969Dick Rosmini: A Genuine Rosmini@ youtube (full album)

- Paradise Thursday
- The Fool On The Hill
- Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind
- Licks For Sale
- Trains And Boats And Planes
- El Funko

- Let's Go Get Stoned   @ youtube
- The Duchess
- People Got To Be Free
- With A Little Help From My Friends
- I Heared It Through The Grapevine
- Wichita Lineman

rec. 1969; Dick Rosmini, 6 & 12-str g, el g, voc; James B. Gordon or Michael Botts, dr; Jerry Scheff, b; Van Dyke Parks or Larry Knechtel or Paul Lewinson, p; Van Dyke Parks, harpsichord; Larry Knechtel or Paul Lewinson, org; Gary Coleman, perc; John Audino, Donald Menza, Plas Johnson, Gene Cipriano, James Horn, Jay Migliori, Anthony Terran, horns; Anne Goodman, Douglas L. Davis, Leonard Malarksy, Harry Bluestone, Bonnie Douglas, Erno Neufeld, Robert Berens, strings
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Imperial LP-12440
31973Sessions

Rick Ruskin, Dick Rosmini
- Patriarch And Blind
(Dick Rosmini, 12 string guitar)
Alex Harvey
- Devil On My Shoulder
(Dick Rosmini, banjo)
Alex Richman
- It Doesn't Have To Be Wrong
(Dick Rosmini, acoustic guitar)
Hoyt Axton
- Captain America
- Joy To The World
(Dick Rosmini, acoustic guitar)

Individual Instrument Demonstrations
...
Dick Rosmini, 12 string guitar
...

written and produced by Larry Phillips and Dick Rosmini

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JBL (without #)

Rick Ruskin

41974Home Made with - Teac

Personnel includes: Dick Rosmini, Lawrence Tasse, and N.D. Smart, II (Nazz, Todd Rundgren related), Greg Geddes (Hello People related), and Robert Sedita. Side 1 covers guitar, bass, synthesizer, percussion, and keyboards, side 2 covers vocals with guitar, soprano sax, bass, drums, percussion, and keyboards

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Teac TCA 1

 

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Dick Rosmini
source: Back cover of RCA Victor LSP-2662; photographer: Lou Jacobs, Jr.

 

Dick Rosmini contributions to Soundtrack LPs
#year
of release
titlelabel # / notes
11976ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK RECORDING From The Paramount Motion Picture LEADBELLY
Arranged and Conducted By FRED KARLIN
Hi Tide Harris (Leadbelly vocals)
Art Evans (Blind Lemon vocals)
Dick Rosmini (12-string guitar)
David Cohen (6-string guitar)

- Go Down, Ol' Hannah
- Fannin' Street
- Good Mornin' Blues
- See That My Grave Is Kept Clean
- The Midnight Special
- Cotton Fields
- The Challenge

- Silver City Bound
- Rock Island Line
- Goodnight Irene
- Black Girl
- Green Corn
- Bring Me a Li'l' Water, Silvy
- Old Riley (In Dem Long Hot Summer Days)

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abc Records ABDP-939
21979/80ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK RECORDING From The United Artists Motion Picture
THE BLACK STALLION
banjo & guitar on track "In Training"
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United Artists
LOO-1040 (US)

 

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Dick Rosmini
source: booklet included in "SESSIONS by JBL";
photographers: Chris and Dick Rosmini

 

Anthologies / Compilations / Samplers
containing songs performed by Dick Rosmini
#year
of release
title / songs performed by Dick Rosminilabel # / notes
11957


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Banjos, Banjos, and More Banjos!
Dick Weissman - Billy Faier - Eric Weissberg

- Buck Dancer's Choice (Faier, bj, Weissberg, g)@ youtube (side A)
- Little Birdie (Weissman, bj)

- Glory, Glory (Weissberg, bj, Rosmini, g, voc)
- Old Joe Clark (Faier, bj)
- Chilly Winds (Weissman and Weissberg, bj, voc)

- East Tennessee Blues
  and Shout Lulu (Weissman, bj, Rosmini, g)
- Pigtown Fling (Faier, bj)
- Cape Cod Blues (Weissman, bj)


- Hard, Ain't It Hard (Weissberg, bj, Rosmini, g)@ youtube (side B)
- Red Wing (Faier, bj)
- A Day In The Kentucky Mountains (Weissman, bj, voc)
- You Can Dig My Grave (Faier and Weissberg, bj, voc)
- Sourwood Mountains (Weissman, bj)

- 900 Miles (Weissberg, bj, Rosmini, g)
- Cripple Creek (Faier, bj, Frank Hamilton, g)
- Blue Goose (Weissman, bj)

Billy Faier discography

notes by John Greenway
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Judson J 3017

notes by John Greenway
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= Washington WLP-704
(US 1961)   "Five String
Banjo Jamboree
- A
Treasury Of Banjo Music"
'Folk music of the World' series
(Riverside label subsidiary)

21960All-Star Hootenanny

Bob Gibson
- Whoa Buck
The Homesteaders
- Railroad Bill
Sonny Terry
- Red River
Oscar Brand
- The E-ri-e Was Rising
Cynthia Gooding
- I Know Where I'm Going
The Staple Singers
- Dying Man's Plea

Odetta
- Make Me A Pallet On The Floor
Billy Faier
- Bahaman Lullaby
The Lonesome River Boys
- Raise A Ruckus
Memphis Slim
- Sunnyland Train

Eric Weissberg & Dick Rosmini
- Hard, Ain't It Hard
John Lee Hooker
- I Rowed A Little Boat

Illustration: Robert Blechman

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Riverside RM 7539 (mono)
RS 97539 (stereo)
31963


The Banjo Story

Mason Williams - Banjo Hello
Eric Weissberg & Marshall Brickman - Earle's Breakdown
Billy Cheatwood - Nine Hundred Miles (Hundreeds Of Miles)
Billy Faier - Green Corn   @ youtube
Art Podell - Ragaputa (Hindu Stomp)
David Lindley - Mad Mountain Medley

Dick Weissman - Trail Ridge Road
Joe Maphis - Flop Eared Mule (Joe's Breakdown)
Erik Darling - Banjo Tune

Dick Rosmini - Fast And Loose [MP3]
Jim McGuinn - Rumblin' On
Mike Seeger - Cripple Creek (Goin' Down There)


notes by Dick Weissman

Horizon WP 1623 (US 1963)

notes by Dick Weissman



= Delysé Envoy VOY 9158
(UK 1966)

41963The Twelve-String Story Vol. 1

Horizon WP 1626 track list:
- Finger Buster Blues - Dick Rosmini
- Meadowlands - Fred Gerlach
- Hoot Blues - Mason Williams
- Guitar Rag - Bob Gibson
- Guitar Ramblin' - Tommy Tedesco
- When The Saints Go Marching In - James McGuinn

- Color Him Folky - Howard Roberts
- Maggie - Joe Maphis
- Good Old Blues - Frank Hamilton
- Redwing - Glen Campbell
- Blues Wail - Billy Strange
- Careless Love - Jim Helms

Joker SM 3005 track list:
- Finger Buster Blues - Dick Rosmini
- Russian Meadows - Fred Gerlach
- Hoot Blues - Mason Williams
- 12 Strings Guitar Rag - Bob Gibson
- Guitar Ramblin' - Tommy Tedesco
- Saints Soul Song - James McGuinn

- Color Him Folky - Howard Roberts
- My Little Maggie - Joe Maphis
- Good Old Blues - Frank Hamilton
- Get The Bird Flyin' - Glenn Campbell
- Blues Wail - Billy Strange
- Love That's Careless - Jim Helms

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Horizon WP 1626




= Joker SM 3005 (I 1963)
"The Guitar Greats Vol. 1"

51963The Twelve-String Story Vol. 2

Horizon WP 1635 track list:
- A Closer Walk - Dick Rosmini
- Take This Hammer - Tommy Tedesco
- Alabama Bound - Frank Hamilton
- Six By Twelve - Joe Maphis
- Honey Miss Me When I'm Gone - Mason Williams
- Midnight Train - Jim Helms

- Cottonfields - Howard Roberts
- Ramblin' On - James McGuinn
- Bulldurem - Glen Campbell
- Wildwood Flower - Billy Strange
- Twelfth Night - Fred Gerlach
- Loco Twelve String - Jim Helms

Joker SM 3011 track list:
- Walkin' Gospel - Dick Rosmini
- Tell Him I Was Flyin' - Tommy Tedesco
- Alabama Bound - Frank Hamilton
- Six by Twelve - Joe Maphis
- Honey Miss Me When I'm Gone - Mason Williams
- Midnight Train - Jim Helms

- Cottonfields - Howard Roberts
- Ramblin' On - James McGuinn
- Bulldurem - Glen Campbell
- Nashville Blues Ramble - Billy Strange
- Twelfth Night - Fred Gerlach
- Loco Twelve String - Jim Helms

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Horizon WP 1635


= Joker SM 3011 (I 1963)
"The Guitar Greats Vol. 2"

619645-String Banjo Greats

- There's A Meetin' Here Tonight - Jim Helms
- Cripple Creek - Billy Cheatwood
- Miller's Cave - Jim Helms
- Holston Valley Breakdown - Mike Seeger

- Little Boxes - Dick Rosmini
- Goodman Coonhound - Billy Faier
- Banjo Workout - Joe Maphis

- Red Apple Juice - Dick Rosmini
- Greenback Dollar - Dick Rosmini and Jim Helms
- Hooka Tooka - Jim Helms
- Old Joe Clark - Dick Weissman
- Movin' Down The Line - Jim Helms
- The Johnson Boys - David Lindley
- Whistle While You Work - Mason Williams
- Banjo Cantata - Jim McGuinn
- Clinch Mountain Backstep - David Lindley
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Liberty LRP 3357(mono)
+ LST-7357 (stereo)
71965Folksong '65
Elektra 15th Anniversary Commemorative Album
Tom Rush - Long John (3:51)
Judy Collins - So Early, Early In The Morning (3:07)
Koerner, Ray & Glover - Linin' Track (2:15)
Hamilton Camp - Girl Of The North Country (2:28)

Dick Rosmini - 900 Miles (2:37)
Tom Paxton - The Last Thing On My Mind (3:05)

Paul Butterfield Band - Born In Chicago (3:13)   @ youtube
Kathy & Carol - Fair Beauty Bright (2:32)
Mark Spoelstra - White Winged Dove (4:04)
Fred Neil - Blues On The Ceiling (2:22)
Bruce Murdoch - Rompin' Rovin' Days (2:15)
Phil Ochs - Power And The Glory (2:15)


notes by Stefan E. Powers
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Elektra S-8
819??The Guitar Greats

- Get The Bird Flyin' - Glen Campbell
- Old Joe Clark - Joe Maphis
- Nashville Blues Ramble - Billy Strange
- Meadowlands - Fred Gerlach
- Careless Love - Jim Helms

- Finger Bustin' Blues - Dick Rosmini

- Big Sound - Joe Maphis and James McGuinn
- Take This Hammer - Tommy Tedesco
- Ramblin' On - James McGuinn
- Thirteen Dollar Stella - Mason Williams

- A Closer Walk - Dick Rosmini
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Everest Records Archive of Folk
& Jazz Music FS-243
91973Feuding Banjos

- Feuding Banjos - Eric Weissberg
- Saturday Night Banjo - Mason Williams
- Cripple Creek - Mike Seeger
- Flop Eared Mule - Joe Maphis
- Bluegrass Banjo - Erik Darling


- Greenback Dollar - Dick Rosmini and Jim Helms
- Whistle While You Work - Mason Williams
- Banjo Cantata - Jim McGuinn
- Holston Valley Breakdown - Mike Seeger
- Movin' Down The Line - Jim Helms
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Olympic OL-7105
10197?The Banjo - A Collector's Treasury

- Foggy Mountain Breakdown - Flatt & Scruggs
- Feuding Banjos - Eric Weissberg / Marshall Brickman

- Greenback Dollar - Dick Rosmini / Jim Helms
- 12th Street Rag - Bob Haworth
- My Blubell Gal - Denny Wright
- Toot Toot Tootsie - Denny Wright
- Banjo Hello - Mason Williams
- Goin' Down There - Mike Seeger
- Saturday Night Banjo - Mason Williams
- Banjo Cantata - Jim McGuinn
- The Entertainer - Bob Haworth
- Alley Cat - Bob Haworth
- Just Ramblin' Along - Denny Wright
- In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down - Pete Seeger
- Cripple Creek - Mike Seeger
- Flop Eared Mule - Joe Maphis
- Be My Honey Do - Denny Wright
- Carolina In The Morning - Denny Wright
- Mad Mountain Medley - David Lindley
- Joe's Breakdown - Joe Maphis
- Third Man Theme - Bob Haworth
- Tiger Rag - Bob Haworth
- Banjo Workout - Joe Maphis
- The Johnston Boys - David Lindley
- Down In Mobile - Denny Wright
- Swanee - Denny Wright
- Bonaparts Retreat - Erik Darling
- Holston Valley Breakdown - Mike Seeger
- Movin' Down the Line - Jim Helms
- Waiting For The Robert E. Lee - Denny Wright
- Alabamy Bound - Denny Wright
- Up A Lazy River - Bob Haworth
- Temptation Rag - Bob Haworth
- Rumblin' On - Jim McGuinn
- Hundreds Of Miles - Billy Cheatwood
- Music, Music, Music - Bob Haworth
- Basin Street Blues - Bob Haworth
- Is It True What They Say About Dixie - Denny Wright
3 LP box


Murray Hill S 5395X/3

111975The Very Best of Country Banjo

- There's A Meetin' Here Tonight - Jim Helms
- Cripple Creek - Billy Cheatwood
- Miller's Cave - Jim Helms
- Holston Valley Breakdown - Mike Seeger

- Little Boxes - Dick Rosmini
- Goodman, Coonhound, His Jig - Billy Faier
- Banjo Workout - Joe Maphis

- Red Apple Juice - Dick Rosmini

- Greenback Dollar - Dick Rosmini and Jim Helms
- Hooka Tooka - Jim Helms
- Old Joe Clark - Dick Weissman
- Movin' Down The Line - Jim Helms
- The Johnson Boys - David Lindley
- Whistle While You Work - Mason Williams
- Banjo Cantata - Jim McGuinn
- Clinch Mountain Backstep - David Lindley
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United Artists
UA-LA411-E
121980The Banjo Greats Vol. 1

- Banjo Hello - Mason Williams
- Earle's Breakdown - Eric Weissberg & Marshall Brickman
- Hundred's Of Miles - Billy Cheatwood
- Green Corn - Billy Faier
- Hindu Stomp - Art Podell
- Mad Mountain Medley - David Lindley

- Trail Ridge Road - Dick Weissman
- Joe's Breakdown - Joe Maphis
- Banjo Tune - Erik Darling

- Fast And Loose - Dick Rosmini
- Rumblin On - Jim McGuinn
- Goin' Down There - Mike Seeger
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Piccadilly Records
Pic 3305
131984Bleecker And MacDougal
(The Folk Scene Of The 1960's)

- Nine Hundred Miles To Go [MP3]
- Picker's Medley [MP3]
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Elektra 60381
141992Feuding Banjos

- Feuding Banjos - Eric Weissberg
- Saturday Night Banjo - Mason Williams
- Cripple Creek - Mike Seeger
- Flop Eared Mule - Joe Maphis
- Bluegrass Banjo - Erik Darling
- Banjo Bach - Jim McGuinn
- Hundreds of Miles - Billy Cheatwood
- Mountain Stomp - Art Podell
- Bluegrass Mountain Medley - David Lindley
- Banjo Road - Dick Weissman

- Mountain Breakdown - Dick Rosmini
- Ramblin' Banjo - Jim McGuinn
- Banjo Rhythms - Joe Maphis

- Red Apple Juice - Dick Rosmini
- Hooka Tooka - Jim Helms
- Old Joe Clark - Dick Weissman
- The Johnson Boys - David Lindley
- Clinch Mountain Backstop - David Lindley

Legacy International CD 351
151995Best Of Bluegrass

- Mountain Breakdown
- Red Apple Juice

Madacy Records CD 4922
161996Weissberg, Seeger, McGuinn & More: Banjo Jamboree

- Holston Valley Breakdown - Mike Seeger
- There's A Meetin' Here Tonight - Jim Helms
- Cripple Creek - Billy Cheatwood
- Miller's Cave - Jim Helms
- Hindu Stomp - Art Podell
- Goodman Coonhound - Billy Faier
- Banjo Workout - Joe Maphis

- Red Apple Juice - Dick Rosmini
- Hooka Tooka - Jim Helms
- Old Joe Clark - Dick Weissman
- Movin' Down The Line - Jim Helms
- The Johnson Boys - David Lindley
- Whistle While You Work - Mason Williams
- Banjo Cantata - Roger McGuinn
- Clinch Mountain Backstep - David Lindley
- Rumblin' On - Roger McGuinn
- Feuding Banjos - Eric Weissberg

Tradition/Rycodisc
CD 1019
172001Authentic USA Vol. 1
The history of American Folk Music Vol. 1

Richard Rosmini
- Leadbelly's Waltz
- Richard On The Range
library music disc

Sonoton SAS 36

Production / (Guest) Appearances on other Artist's recordings
#year
of release
artist / title / instrument(s) played by Dick Rosminilabel # / notes
11957Bob Gibson: I Come For To Sing
guitar
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Riverside RLP 12-806


reissued on CD:
"Joy Joy! The Young and
Wonderful Bob Gibson
- The Riverside Folklore
Series Vol. 1"
RIVCD-9909-2

21958Bob Gibson:
There's A Meetin' Here Tonight

guitar [?]
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Riverside RLP 1111
+ RLP 12-830


reissued on CD:
"Joy Joy! The Young and
Wonderful Bob Gibson
- The Riverside Folklore
Series Vol. 1"
RIVCD-9909-2

31960Art & Paul: Songs Of Earth And Sky
Dick Rosmini, guitar

- All the Pretty Horses
- Tim-A-Ride-Easy
- Gently Johnny My Jingle Oh
- All My Trials
- Viva Jujuy
- Wish I Didn't Miss Her So
- Pick a Bale O'Cotton
- Little Poo
- There's A Hole In The Bucket, Mariah
- Whoa Back Buck
- John Riley
- Joy Joy Joy

Art Podell & Paul Potash

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Columbia CL 1498

41960The Newport Folk Festival 1960 Vol. 2
accompaniing Bob Gibson on guitar
(Recorded June 24-26, 1960)
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Vanguard VRS-9084
51961Art & Paul:
Hangin', Drinkin' And Stuff

Dick Rosmini, guitar

- Lace Maker Of Villa Bella
- Devilish Mary
- Song Of Time
- Girl In The Wood
- Moonshiner
- Cruel War Is Raging
- King Uzziah
- Biggest Thing That Man Has Ever Done
- My Favorite Things
- Hangman (, Hangman)
- Tres Moricas

Art Podell & Paul Potash

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Columbia CL 1702 / 8502

61961Van Ronk Sings (Earthy Ballads And Blues) (Vol. 2)
background vocals on "Georgie And The IRT"
guitar on "Just A Closer Walk With Thee"
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Folkways FA 2383

Dave van Ronk discography

71963Pernell Roberts: Come All Ye Fair And Tender Ladies

- The Boy Soldier
- Mary Ann
- They Call The Wind Maria
- Sylvie
- Lily Of The West
- The Water Is Wide
- Rake And A Ramblin' Boy
- A Quiet Girl
- Shady Grove
- Alberta
- Empty Pocket Blues
- Come All Ye Fair And Tender Ladies

Dick Rosmini: arrangements

from Pernell Roberts' liner notes:
"Dick, in my opinion, is a talent to be reckoned with. Besides being an extraordinary six- and twelvestring guitarist, banjo player and folk singer, he also writes beautiful songs and adaptations, notably - in this album - Alberta and Mary Ann. Richard, thank you for making this such a rewarding and exciting experience!"

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RCA LPM 2662

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reissued on CD #4 of the
BEAR FAMILY BOX SET
"Bonanza" BCD 1568

81964Theodore Bikel: A Folksinger’s choice
guitar

- Haul Away Joe
- Damsel Of 19 Years Old
- Dance To Your Daddy
- Vicar Of Bray
- Charladies Ball
- Trooper And The Maid
- Tail Toddle
- Away With Rum

- Highland Muster Roll
- Wallaby Stew
- Co-Operative Cookies
- Springhill Mine Disaster
- Limerick Rake
- The 42nd
- Calton Weaver
- Come Away Melinda

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Elektra EKL-250 (mono)
EKS-7250 (stereo)
8a1964The Modern Folk Quartet: Changes

- Sing Out
- Time's A Gettin' Hard
- The Bells
- All The While
- In The Hills Of Shiloh
- Hold The Fort

- Bullgine
- St. Clair's Defeat

- The Little House #
- Riu Chiu
- Farewell
- Jordan's River

# Dick Rosmini, g
The Modern Folk Quartet: Cyrus Faryar, Jerry Yester, Chip Douglas, Tad Diltz

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Warner Br. WS-1546

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= Collector's Choice 524
(2005)

8b19??Terrea Lea: Conversations With The Heart

- Once was
- Come On In
- Looking Through A Tear
- Love Is A Moment
- Come Laugh With Me
- Ask A Child
- Thank You Stranger

- Acre Of Man
- I'm Goin' Away
- Let Me Love You
- The Lovers
- Try To Remember
+ Van Dyke Parks, p, org, harpsichord
John Horton, g, b
Steve Mann, g, harmonica
Dick Rosmini, g, whistling, prod.

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Matchbox Records MRSA-1

91965Jim & Jean
Dick Rosmini, g
Patrick Sky, harm
Bill Lee, b
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Philips 600182

more info

101967Steve Mann:
Straight Life

production, electric bass
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Custom Fidelity Records
CFS-1675
111967Steve Gillette: Steve Gillette
guitar & electric guitar
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Vanguard VRS-9251 (mono)
VSD-79251 (stereo)

reissued as CD:
Vanguard 79251-2

11a1967Gale Garnett: Sings About Flying & Rainbows & Love & Other Groovy Things

- I Make Him Fly
- Don't Hurt Him
- You're Gone Now
- Just Wait And See
- No Other Name
- This Child

- Over The Rainbow
- Lie To Me Easy
- You're Doing Me No Good
- Sun Is Gray
- Look Who's Here
- I Am Shining

arranged and conducted by Dick Rosmini; Gale Garnett, voc, g; Dick Rosmini, Tommy Tedesco, Earl Palmer, Don Randi, Van Dyke Parks

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RCA Victor LPM-3747 (mono)
LSP-3747 (stereo)
121968Van Dyke Parks: Song Cycle
guitar
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Warner Brothers WS-2727
re-released 1990 on CD:
Warner Brothers CD 25856
131968Hamilton Camp: Here's To You
guitar

- Here's To You
- Travelin' In The Dark
- Seven Circles
- A Lot Can Happen In A Day
- Lonely Place
- Love Is

- For My Loved Ones
- Flower And Flame
- Leavin' Anyhow
- Garden Of Love
- Lisa
- Handwriting On The Wall
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Warner Brothers WS 1737 (US)
13a1968Gale Garnett & The Gentle Reign:
An Audience With The King Of Wands


- Breaking Through
- Fall in Love Again
- Mini Song #1: Ophelia Song
- Ballad for F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Big Sur
- Mini Song #2: Tropicana High
- That's Not the Way
- Word of Advice Believe Me
- Mini Song #3: Lament for the Self Sufficient
- You Could Have Been Anyone
- Bad News
- Dolphins
- Mini Song #4: Tropicana Low

Gale Garnett, voc, g; Paul Robinson, perc; Dick Rosmini, g; Rob Fisher, synth, keyb; Tony Hill, g, perc, noise; Bruce Horiuchi, org, p

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Columbia CS-9625 (US)

= Sony CD 1146 (2006)

141969Mary McCaslin: Goodnight Everybody
album coordination,
"guitar and encouragement"
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Barnaby Z12 35002
151969Tommy Flanders: The Moonstone
"musician"
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VerveForecast
FTS-3075 (US)
= Verve SVLP 6020 [UK]
161969Phil Ochs:
Greatest Hits

guitar
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A & M SP 3125
+ SP 4253 (US)
= A & M AMLS 973 [UK]
re-released 1986 on CD:
Edsel ED CD 201 [UK]
171969Gale Garnett & The Gentle Reign: Sausalito Heliport
guitar

- Freddie Mahoney
- Peace Comes Slowly To The Thrashing Fish
- The Pretty Is Gone
- This Year's Child
- Berkeley Barb Want Ad
- Deer In The City
- Water Your Mind
- My Mind's Own Morning
- The Trip Note Song
- Man In The Middle
- Freely Speaking

Gale Garnett, voc, g; Paul Robinson, perc; Dick Rosmini, g; Rob Fisher, synth, keyb; Tony Hill, g, perc, noise; Bruce Horiuchi, org, p

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Columbia 9760 (US)
18ca. 1969Bob Gibson: Bob Gibson

- Fog Horn
- Sam Stone (John Prine)
- Leavin' For The Last Time
- For Lovin' Me
- A Hard Rain's A Gonna Fall
- About Time
- Just Like A Woman
- The Ballad Of Fred And Mark
- Easy Now
- If I'm There
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Capitol ST-742 (US)
191970Jackie DeShannon: To Be Free
guitar
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Imperial 12453 (US)
201970

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- Ivan The Ice Cream Man
- 1440 Broadway
- You Can't Go Home Again
- Circles Under Squares (Ivan Ulz - Steve Mann)   @ youtube
- Willie Gray #4
- California Boyhood Dream
- Rippin' Off The Map

- She's Riding High On Me
- I Am Beginning To Find My Way (Ivan Ulz - Steve Mann)   @ youtube
- America On My Mind (Kid Columbus)
- Your Song (Lady You Know)
- Butter My Brain
- Grand Illusion
- Save This Land

rec. 1970 in Los Angeles, CA; Ivan Ulz, voc, g; Billy Payne, Jerrry Trosper, keyb; Jimmy Smith, Lowell George, Jackson Browne, Dick Rosmini, Steve Trosper, Jim Rubin, g; Roy Estrada, Eli Craig, Jimmy Smith, Paul Ruhland, b; Larry Brown, dr, perc; prod. by Wade Alexander
art direction and photography: Hy Fujita
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Stanyan 10012 (US 1970)

Ivan Ulz' website

211970Johnny Darrell: California Stop Overclick to enlarge!
United Artists (US)

221970Ananda Shankar: Ananda Shankar
guitar

Reprise 6398 (US)
re-released 1999 on CD:
WEA INTERNATIONAL
231971Cyrus (Faryar):
Cyrus

guitar, vocals
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Elektra EKS 74105 (US)
re-released on CD:
Elektra AMCY-2831 [Jp]
241971Larry Murray: Sweet Country Suite
guitar

- Headed For The Country
- Big Bayou
- Country Comfort
- Back To The Good Earth
- Sweet Country Suite
- Dakota
- Bugla
- When I See Jamie (Jaynie)
- Out To Sea
- Nora's Boy
- All I Need Is a Friend

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Verve FTS 3090 (US)
more info on this LP

re-released on CD:
Vivid/Verve VSCD-709 [Jp]

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251971Paul Parrish: Songs

- Many Years Ago
- I Once Had A Dog
- Jaynie
- A Poem I Wrote For Your Hair
  (from the Movie "Fools")
- Time

- Numbers
- Cello
- Pink Limousine
- Nathan
- When They Return
Paul Parrish - Organ, Piano,
Melodica
John Beland - Guitar
George Bell - Drums
Verlye Mills - Harp
Larry Brown - Drums
Danny Cohen - Harmonica
Bill Fritz - Clarinet
Nathan Gershman - Cello
Steve La Fever - Bass
Tommy Morgan - Harmonica
Dick Rosmini - Guitar
Jim Snodgrass - Clarinet

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Warner Brothers 1930 (US)

261971Jackie DeShannon: Songs

- Keep Me Warm
- Lay, Baby, Lay
- West VIrginia Mine
- Show Me
- Down By The Riverside

- International
- Sunny Days
- Salinas
- Bad Water
- Ease Your Pain

Dick Rosmini, g


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Capitol ST-772
271972Claudine Longet: Let's Spend The Night Together
guitar

Barnaby/MGM
BR-15001 (US)
re-released
Vivid M131540 [Jp]
281972Malvina Reynolds: Malvina


Dick Rosmini, guitar, associate producer
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Cassandra
CFS-2807 (US)
291973Doug Dillard: Duelin' Banjo


Dick Rosmini, dobro, g
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20th Century FTS-409
(US 1973)
301973Cyrus Faryar: Islands


Dick Rosmini, g, voc

Elektra EKS 75068 (US)

= Elektra CD AMCY-2832
(Jp)

311973Sherman Hayes: Catman

- Catman (2:51)
- Winter's Just Like Comin' Home (4:10)
- South's Gonna Rise Again (2:55)
- The Dreamer (4:00)
- Keepin' To The Backroads (3:46)

- Creepy Crawly Feelin' (2:55)
- Mandy (2:05)
- Spirit (2:08)
- Waitin' For Tomorrow (2:45)
- Country Rain (2:54)

Dick Rosmini, g
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Barnaby BR-15009
(US 1973)
321973Stephen Cohn

- So Many Things (2:50)
- He Don't Shoot (2:37)
- American Cheese (2:34)
- Natural Gas (2:46)

- I Think I Found A Way (3:15)
- Artist (3:00)

- One Good Reason (3:22)
- Wink Your Head (2:25)
- Dragon Street (2:53)
- Not Enough People Who Care (3:18)
- If Christ Were A Lady (3:42)


Dick Rosmini, g on 'I Think I Found A Way'

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Tamla Motown M 789V1
(US 1973)
331974Digby Richards

- New York City (Sent My Baby Home) (3:00)
- Be My Day (3:07)
- You Can Lay My Mind At Rest (4:00)
- My Daddy Was A Song And Dance Man (2:39)
- Rock'n Roll (I Gave You The Best Years Of My Life) (2:30)

- If I Could Write A Love Song (2:55)
- Be My Guitar (3:20)
- A Little Piece Of Peace (4:00)
- Dawning Of The Morning (2:39)
- Do The Spunky Monkey (2:30)
- The Dancer (3:00)

Dick Rosmini, g
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RCA VPL 10001
(US/Ca/Germany 1974)
341973Richard Ruskin

- Break Out The Wine (3:30) #   @ youtube
- Here Comes The Sun (2:15) #
- B.K.'s Jig (1:48) *
- Lady Madonna (2:12) # *
- Pizza (2:30)
- Temptation Rag (2:37)   @ youtube
- Teddy Bear's Picnic (1:16)   @ youtube

- Diggin' My Potatoes (2:35)
- Kudah Duxx (1:51) #
- The Return Of The Flute (1:55)   @ youtube
- Life Is Within You & Without You (3:23)
- Ode To Billy's Hoe (2:23) #   @ youtube
- Candyfreight (1:24)   @ youtube
- Beer Commercial (0:54) §

Rick Ruskin, voc, g; Dick Rosmini, # perc, * b, § backgr voc; prod. by Dick Rosmini & Rick Ruskin
Takoma C-1039 (US 1973)

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= Takoma TAK-7039

Takoma discography

351974Douglas Flint Dillard: You Don't Need A Reason To Sing


guitar
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20th Century T-426
(US 1974)
361975Rick Ruskin: Microphone Fever

- Put Your Money Where Your Mind Is
- You Won't See Me
- Corvair's Exodus
- Maze Music For Mice
- Dog Bone
- Goin' Home

- Mr. Landlord
- I Wish I Had A Voice Like Mick Jagger
- Microphone Fever
- C.C.'s Revenge
- Goofin' With Gary
- Take The Money And Run

Dick Rosmini, prod, b, dobro, backgr voc
Takoma C-1044 (US 1975)

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Takoma TAK-7044
(US 1975)

Takoma discography

371975Hoyt Axton: Southbound
guitar
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A & M 4510 (US)
= A & M 64510 [UK]
= A & M 88988 [Germany]
381975Malvina Reynolds: Held Over

- If You Love Me
- The Whale
- Rosie Jane
- What Have They Done To The Rain
- On The Rim Of The World
- World In Their Pocket

- Look On The Sunny Side
- God Bless The Grass
- We Don't Need The Men
- I Wish You Were Here
- Ballad Of Robban's First Ride
- Magic Penny

Richard Rosmini, steel g, hca
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Cassandra CFS-3688
(US 1975)
391975Steve Gillette: Back On The Street Againclick to enlarge!

- Back On The Street Again (2:56)
- To Be Good Friends (2:22)
- We Lost The Good Thing We Had (3:25)
- Ridin' On Empty (2:16)
- I Believe In You (3:36)
- Rhythm And Blues (3:10)

- She's Not You (2:28)
- Babe Oh Babe (2:44)
- Sad Old Railroad Song (2:28)click to enlarge!
- Less Than Love (2:50)
- The Rain (2:50)
- Something I Said (2:46)

limited edition release of 1000 with affixed card signed by Gillette
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Outpost ORS 7229
401977Rick Ruskin: Six String Conspiracy

- Good Vibrations (3:53)
- I Left My Flute At Irving's (2:00)
- Stealin' Home (1:35)
- Gatlin (1:57)
- Frere Jaques (1:25)
- Georgia Camp Meeting (2:43)
- Jingle Bell Rock (1:53)
- Goin' And Rollin' (1:28)

- Prelude Number Two (2:55)
- A Minor Little Incident (1:47)
- Blue Monk (2:30)
- Rowena And The Gnome (2:23)
- Here There And Everywhere (2:15)
- Six String Conspiracy (1:48)
- Slow Drag (1:38)

Dick Rosmini, prod, perc, synth
Takoma C-1057 (US)

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Takoma TAK-7057 (US)

Takoma discography

411977Hoyt Axton: Roadsongs
guitar
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A & M SP4669 (US)
= A & M AMLH 64669 [UK]
= A & M CD 750213182
(US) (1986)
421977Rod McKuen: More Rod '77
Rod McKuen & Friends

guitar on 'Isle In The Water'
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Stanyan SR-5092

recorded 'early sixties'
(during Rod's first sessions
for Capitol Records)

431978Bob Gibson & Hamilton Camp: Homemade Music
guitar

- Jimmie Rodgers
- Lookin for Trouble
- Self-satisfaction
- Dogies
- Dead on the Run
- Billy Come Home

- Sing for the Songs
- Spoon River
- Fancy Ladies
- Light Up My Lady
- Homemade Music
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Mountain Railroad MR 52781
441980Doug Dillard Band: Jackrabbit
guitar [?]
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Flying Fish FF 208 (US)
= Sundown SDLP 018
[UK] (1986)
451985Rick Ruskin & Lewis Ross: Sounds Familiar
engineer
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Revere Records RR-841
461992 Rick Ruskin & Lewis Ross: Songs, Hymns & Carols
engineer, mixing
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Revere Records RR-842

Thanks to Rich Paton, Dick Sullivan, Art Podell and Rick Ruskin for additional information

TEAK Multitrack Primer; click to enlarge!
TEAC Multitrack Primer by Dick Rosmini (1978)
46 page document on multitrack recording. The table of contents include: Set-up & Layout, The Decibel, Impedance Matching, The Nanoweber, Cable, Studio Acoustics, The Tent, The Baffles, Ceiling Treatment, Cue Systems, Microphones; many drawings and graphs

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in SING OUT!
Vol. 40 # 4/1996

 

Stefan Wirz


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