FolkLib Index - The Morgan Brothers Discography
      (from Ripon, WI)

(last updated .09-28-2016) - This Site's FAQ | Home Page | Site Maps | Links | Help | Contact |
      | Search this site | This Site is Best Viewed With Any Browser |
      | On-Site Discographies | Wisconsin Music Site Map |

#A)   Summary Discography
#B)   Full Discography
#C)   Articles/Reviews
#D)   Sources
#E)   Other Morgan Brothers links: - index

John Stiernberg (1973-1980)
Don Stiernberg (1974-1980)
John Parrott (1973-1980)
Charlie Malec (1976-1980)
Dan Farris (?-1980)


#A)   Summary Discography (top/bottom of page)
    t = Complete list of track titles appears in the Full Discography
  (r) = published reviews of this album are listed in section #D)
#nn)? = albums I have never seen

   Solo Albums

#01)t 1974   Mixing It Up Good                              Appleton    101
#02)t 1976   Northern Lights (r)                          Blue Ridge    101
#03)? ?      Reunion Tour (EP)                                     ?      ?

   Other albums by individual band members:

   John Parrott

         by Greg Cahill and Don Stiernberg
#04)t 1991   Blue Skies (r)                                Turquoise   5082
#05)t 1998   Night Skies                                    Shy Town   1002

   Don Stiernberg

         by Don Stiernberg
#06)? ?      Rosetta                                               ?      ?

         by The Special Consensus
#07)t 1991   Hey, Y'All                                    Turquoise   5076
#08)? 1993   Green Rolling Hills                           Turquoise   5089

         by Greg Cahill and Don Stiernberg
#04)t 1991   Blue Skies (r)                                Turquoise   5082
#05)t 1998   Night Skies                                    Shy Town   1002

         by Kenneth "Jethro" Burns and Don Stiernberg
#09)t 1995   Swing Low, Sweet Mandolin                 Acoustic Disc     15
#10)t 1997   Bye Bye Blues                             Acoustic Disc     26

         by Kat Eggleston
#11)? 1993   Second Nature                                  Waterbug      ?

         by Bucky Halker and the Complete Unknowns
#12)? 1993   Human Geography                              Whitehouse  3D508
#13)t 1997   Passion Politics Love                        Whitehouse     13
#14)? 199?   Don't Want Your Millions                     Whitehouse      ?

         by Susan Shore
#15)? 1997   Book of Days                                   Waterbug   0031
                Waterbug Records

         by Sons of the Never Wrong
#16)? 1997   Consequence of Speech                          Waterbug     30
                Waterbug Records

         by Gary Cornelius
#17)? 1998   Mending Fences                                        ?      1
#18)? 1998   Feathers                                              ?      3

         Various Artists Collections

#19)? 1989   Tribute to Steve Goodman                              ?      ?
#20)? 1993   100% Handmade Music, Vol. II              Acoustic Disc     16
#21)? 1998   100% Handmade Music, Vol. IV              Acoustic Disc     32

---------------------------------------------------------------------------
#C)  Full Discography  (top/bottom of page)

[number] = Actual albums I have seen
"Owners" = Who owns the album I saw
              (see the complete code list in library)
         i = instrumental, all others have vocals
         A = A Cappella

Summary Discography  (top/bottom of page)                            Owners
----------Appleton Records Inc., Appleton, WI, 54911                 ------

#01)  1974   Mixing It Up Good [LP: ARI-101]                            {A}
---             Produced by Appleton Record Co.
---                                                Author:
#01.  A1   2:02  Champagne Don't Hurt Me Baby    Eric von Schmidt
#01.  A2   2:55  Evening Breeze                  Dan Hicks
#01.  A3   2:25  I Wouldn't Change You If ICould Jim Eanes
#01.  A4 i 2:27  Arab Bounce                     Jimmy Martin,
---                                                 Vernon Derrick
#01.  A5   3:48  I Shall Be Released             Bob Dylan
#01.  A6   3:15  Sunny Banks of SweetDeliverance Easter Brothers
---       16:42
#01.  B1   2:58  There'll Be No TeardropsTonight Hank Williams
#01.  B2   3:22  Mack the Knife                  Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht
#01.  B3   3:33  Corinne, Corinna                public domain
#01.  B4 i 2:54  Soldier's Joy                   public domain
#01.  B5   2:16  Blue Missouri Sky               John Parrott
#01.  B6   3:05  As Tears Go By                  Mick Jagger, Keith Richard
          17:53
     John Parrott: guitar, ocharina, vocals
     Don Stiernberg: mandolin, vocals
     John Stiernberg: banjo, guitar, vocals

Summary Discography  (top/bottom of page)
----------Blue Ridge Record Productions, Milwaukee, WI

#02)  1976   Northern Lights [LP: BRRP-101]                          {A}{C}
---             Produced by Jon Stoll and Bob Waech
---                                                Author:
#02.  A1   2:28  I'll Stay Around                Lester Flatt
#02.  A2 i 2:02  Flambeau Rama                   Don Stiernberg
#02.  A3   3:25  New Dark Hollow Blues           Bill Browning
#02.  A4   4:14  She Left Me Wondering Why       John Parrott, Don Stiernberg
#02.  A5   3:48  Heartache in My Smile           John Parrott
#02.  A6 i 1:59  Bye Bye Blues                   Ham, Bennett, Lown, Gray
#02.  B1   3:47  Two for the Road                John Parrott
#02.  B2   2:20  How Can I Miss You (When You    Dan Hicks
---                               Won't Go Away)
#02.  B3   4:20  Down Where the River Bends      public domain
#02.  B4   4:25  Wild About My Lovin'            public domain
#02.  B5   3:04  Every Woman                     Dave Mason
#02.  B6 i 2:40  Shenandoah Breakdown            Bill Monroe, Bill Keith
     Charlie Malec: string bass
     John Parrott: guitar
     Don Stiernberg: mandolin, fiddle
     John Stiernberg: banjo
        with
     Jon Stoll: viola

Summary Discography  (top/bottom of page)
----------Turquoise Records
          P.O. Box 947, Whitesburg, KY 41858, (606) 633-0485
             The Special Consensus, c/o Greg Cahill, 1633 Monroe,
                Evanston, IL 60202 - (708) 328-3971
             Don Stiernberg, P.O. Box 3426, Skokie, IL 60076

#04)  1992   Blue Skies [CS: TR-CS-5082] *                              {A}
---          p.47       (CD: TR-CD-5082) *
---             Produced by Don Stiernberg
---                with Greg 
Cahill and Steve Rashid
---
#04   A1 i 4:02  Blue Skies
#04   A2 i 2:30  Blackjack
#04   A3 i 3:30  Florida Blues
#04   A4 i 3:46  Runaway
#04   A5 i 5:41  My Little Suede Shoes
#04   A6 i 2:26  Carzy Creek
#04   A7 i 3:26  Clarinet Polka
#04   A8 i 2:47  Blue Diamond
#04   B1 i 2:57  Pickaway
#04   B2 i 3:26  Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
#04   B3 i 3:02  Sledd Ridin'
#04   B4 i 3:52  Bonnie Louise
#04   B5 i 3:21  Washington and Lee Swing
#04   B6 i 3:20  Redwing
#04   B7 i 4:07  That's A-Plenty
     Greg Cahill: banjo (all)
     Don Stiernberg: mandolin (all), guitar (A5,B2,4)
     Jim Cox: bass (all)
     Drew Carson: guitar (A3,4,6,8,B1,6)
     John Parrott: guitar (A1,2,7,B3,5,7)

Summary Discography  (top/bottom of page)
----------Shy Town Records
          9701 S. 51st Ave., Oak Lawn, IL 60653

#05)  1998   Night Skies [CD: STR-CD-1002]                              {A}
---             Produced by Don Stiernberg, Greg Cahill and Brent Truitt
---
#05    1 i 2:55  Breakfast Feud
#05    2   4:45  Stars Fell on Alabama
#05    3   2:30  Train That I Ride, The
#05    4 i 5:07  Mimosa
#05    5   4:17  Old Fashioned Love
#05    6   3:20  Night
#05    7 i 3:13  Poor Mariel
#05    8   3:40  Pretending
#05    9 i 2:33  Margarita Breakdown
#05   10   6:00  Whispering Tree, The
#05   11 i 3:54  Durang's Horpipe
#05   12   2:15  Send Me Your Address from Heaven
     Greg Cahill: banjo
     Don Stiernberg: mandolin, lead vocals
     John Parrott: guitar
     Jim Cox
        with
     Sam Bush: fiddle (5,9), baritine vocal (8)
     Glen Duncan: fiddle (3,6), tenor vocal (3,6,8)
     Tom Boyd: dobro (12), baritine vocal (3,6),
               tenor vocal (10)

Summary Discography  (top/bottom of page)
#07)  1991   Hey, Y'All [CS: TR-CS-5076] *                              {A}
---          p.165      (CD: TR-CD-5076) * ADD
---             Produced by Greg Cahill and The Special Consensus
---
#07   A1   2:52  Hey, Y'All
#07   A2   2:57  When the Walls Come Tumblin' Down
#07   A3   3:10  That Old Moonlight
#07   A4 A 3:51  Three Bells, The
#07   A5 i 2:52  Iola
#07   A6   3:44  Leavin' Train, The
#07   A7   3:10  Missing the Misses
#07   B1   2:13  I'm Gone, Long Gone
#07   B2   2:57  14 Carat Mind
#07   B3 i 2:43  Wild Turkey Tracks
#07   B4   3:21  Whisperin' Pines
#07   B5 A 1:50  I Can't Sit Down
#07   B6 i 3:11  Strawberry Point
#07   B7   2:38  Viva Las Vegas
     Greg Cahill: banjo, dobro, vocals
     Dallas Wayne: electric and acoustic bass, vocals
     Marty Marrone: guitar, vocals
     Al Murphy: fiddle (all except B3,7)
        Special Guest
     Don Stiernberg: mandolin (all except A4,B4,5)

Summary Discography  (top/bottom of page)
----------Acoustic Disc
          P.O. Box 4143, San Rafael, CA 94913 - (800) 221-DISC (3472)
                                             or (415) 454-1187

#09)  1995   Swing Low, Sweet Mandolin [CD: ACD-15]                     {A}
---          by Kenneth "Jethro" Burns and Don Stiernberg
---             Produced by David Grisman and Don Stiernberg
---
#09    1 i 2:29  That's A-Plenty
#09    2 i 2:41  Estrellita
#09    3 i 2:31  Just Friends
#09    4 i 4:30  Body and Soul
#09    5 i 2:18  If I Had You
#09    6 i 3:55  I'll Never Be the Same
#09    7 i 2:05  Stella by Starlight
#09    8 i 2:49  Fiddleobia
#09    9 i 3:45  Golden Earrings
#09   10 i 3:40  You Win Again
#09   11 i 2:46  Fly Me To the Moon
#09   12 i 2:30  Corrina Corrina
#09   13 i 2:21  Shadow of Your Smile, The
#09   14 i 2:49  Smiles
#09   15 i 3:20  Solitude
#09   16 i 2:51  Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
          47:20
     Kenneth "Jethro" Burns: mandolin
     Don Stiernberg: rhythm guitar

Summary Discography  (top/bottom of page)
#10)  1997   Bye Bye Blues [CD: ACD-26]                                 {A}
---          by Kenneth "Jethro" Burns and Don Stiernberg
---             Produced by David Grisman and Don Stiernberg
---
#10    1 i 2:20  Idaho
#10    2 i 2:12  Laura
#10    3 i 2:45  Up a Lazy River
#10    4 i 1:23  Four Leaf Clover
#10    5 i 3:31  Bye Bye Blues
#10    6 i 3:28  I Surrender, Dear
#10    7 i 3:59  Mood Indigo
#10    8 i 3:00  I Never Knew
#10    9 i 2:31  California Here I Come
#10   10 i 3:58  Love Me or Leave Me
#10   11 i 2:08  Tuck Me to Sleep (in My Old 'Tucky Home)
#10   12 i 2:47  I'll Always Be in Love with You
#10   13 i 3:45  Jeanine, I Dream of Lilac Time
#10   14 i 2:02  Paramount Stomp
#10   15 i 3:27  You Made Me Love You
#10   16 i 3:23  Home
#10   17 i 2:28  Let's Dance
#10   18 i 2:31  Bill Bailey
#10   19 i 4:04  Absence Never Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
#10   20 i 2:37  I Can't Give You Anything But Love
#10   21 i 2:41  Sunday
#10   22 i 2:20  Idaho (alternate)
          64:05
     Kenneth "Jethro" Burns: mandolin
     Don Stiernberg: rhythm guitar

Summary Discography  (top/bottom of page)
----------Whitehouse Records Inc.
          P.O. Box 18439, Chicago, IL 60618-0439 - (312) 583-7499
             Revolting Records, P.O. Box 291, Ashland, WI 54806-0291

#13)  1997   Passion Politics Love [CD: WH-13]                          {A}
---             by Bucky Halker and the Complete Unknowns
---
#13    1   4:18  Don't Let the Bastards Grind You Down
#13    2   2:52  Candy Man
#13    3   4:58  Poverty's Lament
#13    4   4:36  Democratic Blues
#13    5   4:09  Fire and Ice
#13    6   3:46  Emma Goldman
#13    7   6:18  Color Outside the Lines
#13    8   4:33  Heaven in Milwaukee
#13    9   4:26  Jumpin' Bones
#13   10   2:52  Big Rock Candy Mountain
#13   11   3:40  Mr. Who's That Guy
#13   12   3:31  Fundy Line
#13   13   6:53  Too Far Gone
#13   14   3:38  Birthday Song (One More Year)
     Bucky Halker: lead/background vocals, acoustic guitar
                   National Steel guitar
     Brian Dunn: electric guitar
     Phil Levin: drums
     Gordon Patriarca: bass guitar
        with
     Dan Anderson: tuba (4,9)
     Don Stiernberg: mandolin (4,7,9), mandolin & fiddle (12),
                     background vocals (8)
     Rich Parenti: background vocals (5,11)
     Sue Demel: background vocals (6,7,12,13)
     Jim Cox: string bass (7,12,14)
     Jim Nudd: electric guitar (14)
     T.C. Furlong: pedal steel guitar (1-3,5,6,8,11,13,14)

---------------------------------------------------------------------------
#C)  Articles/Reviews  (top/bottom of page)

Articles (author):
     "Trio builds musical reputation" (Howard Hoene)
        .Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, 3/14/1974, Vol. 107(58), p. 26, col. 1
     "First Morgan album offers vocal harmony, instruments" (no byline)
        .Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, 6/24/1974, Vol. 107(147), p. 15, col. 1
     "Morgan Brothers to play at fair" (no byline)
        .Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, 4/20/1976, Vol. 109(91), p. A10, col. 2
     "Morgan Brother part of Jamboree" (no byline)
      (with Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt and Ralph Stanley)
        .Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, 7/09/1976, Vol. ???(??), p. 3, col. 1
     "Bluegrass competition to open Sunday" (no byline)
        .Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, 8/18/1977, Vol. ???(??), p. 14, col. 4
     "Morgan Brother tour" (no byline)
        .Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, 3/14/1978, Vol. 111(61), p. 26, col. 1
     "Morgan Brother to tour" (no byline)
        .Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, 2/26/1979, Vol. 112(48), p. 22, col. 5
     "Morgan Brother to perform at PAC" (Mary Kane)
      (PAC = Performing Art Center, Milwaukee)
        .Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, 12/06/1980, Vol. 113(288), p. D2, col. 1
   Don Stiernberg:
     "Greg Cahill and Special Consensus"
        .Bluegrass unlimited, 5/1993, p. 24-29

Reviews (reviewer):
   Albums:
     (#02) "Northern Lights"
         Bluegrass Unlimited, 1/1977
     (#04) "Blue Skies"
         Dirty Linen, 10-11/1992, Issue #42, p. 55

---------------------------------------------------------------------------
#D)  Sources  (top/bottom of page)

     See my Bibliography for complete bibliographical information.

#by  1990, Boothroyd, "Bluegrass LP Issues 1957-1990", p. 206

Known links to this page:


URL: http://www.folklib.net/index/discog/m/morgan2_brothers.shtml
Please send additions and/or corrections to Doug Henkle: [email protected]
P.O. Box 331, Ripon, WI 54971-0331

| FolkLib Index for The Morgan Brothers |
| Discographies | Wisconsin Discographies | Wisconsin Labelography | My Discographies |
| top of page | FolkLib Index Home Page |


Copyright © 1999-2016 Douglas H. Henkle, All Rights Reserved.