Monday, May 31, 2010

Omo the Hobo Discography

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(including Omo the Lobo, Smiley Joe Omohundro & Baby Doll Omohundro;
real name Wellman W. Omohundro. Baby Doll is Omohundro's wife.)

Accent label 45s
*1076- I Don't Drink to Get Drunk (I Just Like to Drink), Baby Doll Omohundro/
Brother, I've Had It, Smiley Joe Omohundro
*1080- I Don't Drink to Get Drunk (I Just Like to Drink), Smiley Joe Omohundro/
Brother, I've Had It, Baby Doll Onohundro
*1081- Do You Cheat On Your Wife, Baby Doll Omohundro/
Shut That Gate, Smiley Joe Omohundro
*1082- They Made a Fool Out Of Me, Smiley Joe Omohundro/
Someone's Just Waiting to Take What I Got, Smiley Joe Omohundro
1096- I Don't Drink to Get Drunk/ Brother, I've Had It
1122- Pistol Packin' Mama/ Just Because
1127- San Antonio Rose/?
1140- I'm a Police Officer/?
1141- There Will be No Tomorrow/?
1145- Hello, I'm in Love With You/?
1149- The Moon Was Yellow and I Was a Little Chicken/?
1153- I'm Not Comlaining, Just Explaining/?
1170- Alky-holic Is My Name/ I Don't Drink to Get Drunk

Omo the Hobo label 45s & EPs
101- Keep Smilin'/ Omohundro or Mohundro
102- Like a Clap of Thunder/ Just a Hick From the Sticks
103- Meatloaf/ Cowboy with Class
104- Just Because/ Pistol Packin' Baby
105- I'm Not Complaining, Just Explaining/ Teenagers Hall
106- I'm a Police Officer, Handy With My Rod/ Bartender, My Pistol's Always Loaded
107- Dear Old Dad/ Here's to Mom
*108- Alky-holic Is My Name/I Don't Drink to Get Drunk (I Just Like to Drink)
109- A Skunk Should Not Get Drunk/ Do You Cheat on Your Wife?
110- Given Ice Away/ Evil Mind
111- EP33- 6 Songs and Stories
112- I'm a Police Officer Handy With My Rod/ Hey Fireman Put Out the Fire
113- Vitamin Juice Puts Lead In My Snoot/ I've Got the World By the Tail
114- My Horse Got Away/ I'm the Man in the Moon
115- God Sent Me an Angel to Help Me Understand/ X Stands for Cross (religious)
116- Omo the Hobo/ They Call Me a Bum
117- Ride 'Em Cowboy/ My Cowgirl From Way Out West
118- Quiet Please Babies Sleeping/ Sweet Dreams
119- Danny Boy/ Galoway Bay (with Band)
120- Hold Heart/ Pretty Girl
121- Waitress Service Please- Customer songs
122- Mr. President/ Hooray for U. S. A.
123- The Moon Was Yellow and I Was a Little Chicken/ I'm Broke Today
124- Cowboys & Marie/ My Girl Daisy
125- My Darling Sweetheart/ What Makes Me Do the Things I Do
126- I'm a Truck Driving Fool/ You Rode My Motorcycle, But You Gave Me the Air
127- Pizza Pie/ Popcorn Balls
128- Golf Game/ Horse Race
129- EP33- 6 songs, Nosey Rosey, etc.
130- I Went to Helen Got Turned Down/Do You Cheat on Your Wife?
131- EP33- 4 songs & Mom & Pa
132- Nervous in Service/No Farm Life for Me
133- Shut-Up, You Talk Too Much/ Me & My Wife Love and Fight
134- Chewed Out By The Big Boss/ Cindy Lou
135- Sweetheart/ Love You (Duet)
136- Brother, I've Had It/ Workin' Man
137- Money's Made Me a Beggar/ Hello, I'm In Love With You
138- San Antonio Rose/ You're My Sunshine
139- Oklahoma Hills/ Home on the Range (Duet)
140- Good Old California/ Fishin' & Wishin'
141- Everything's Happened to Me/ Don't Be Cheap
142- Lost My Baby/Someone's Waiting to Take What I Got
143- EP45- 4 cowboy songs
144- Lover, No Fighter/ Smokin' Baby
145- EP45- 4 religious sings
146- Crawdad Song/ Release Me
147- I Work for the Government/ I'm a Dr. I Work for Medicare
148- Nobody's Darlin'/ Silver-Haired Daddy
149- Bartender, Barmaid songs
*150- I'm A Cotton Pickin' Chicken Plucker/ I Kissed Her As She Got Tattooed
151- I'm a Washed Up Cowboy/ Cheat on Spouse
152- Close Barn Door/Short Hair Girl
153- Come Soon/ Girl Wears Furs
154- Cry Tears/ Hey Bartender
155- Not Myself/ In the Can.
156- Old Butchers/ Squirrel songs
157- Old Fairies Never Die, They Just Blow Away/ The Two-Headed Pansey Whistled While He Worked
158- Don't Argue With a Lady, Just Dicker/I Squeezed My Girl So Hard I Felt Her Crack
159- Country Breakfast/ Goosed Waitress
160- His Salvation/ What He Did
161- Woodpecker/ Nudist Camp
162- EP33- 6 songs/ rest life story
163- Wife Likes Doorknob/ Giddy Up & Go
164- Pool Game (Duet)/ John Foxes Wife
165- Her Pa Held Shotgun/ Baseball Game
166- All Nite Mary/ Ana-Granny Goose
167- Strawberry Rona/ When Work's All Done
168- EP45- 4 Xmas songs
169- EP45- 4 songs Money
170- EP45- 4 religious songs
171- New Rec. Not Out/ Ball of Yarn
172- Caller's Callin'/ Pretty Baby
173. South of the Border/Cool Water
174- Fool/ When the Leaves Fall
*175- Happy Baby/ Child/ I've Got My Heart Set on You
176- Sweetheart/ Same with band
177-197 ???
198- Shut That Gate Don't Let Him In/There'll Be No Tomorrow
199- Wabash Cannonball/ Red River Valley
200- ???
201- U Don't Love/Outer Space
202- Policeman & Hippie/ Apartment story
203- Pussy Cat Song/ Sits on Lap, Bawls
204- EP33 6 songs, Cheatin Heart, etc.
206- Corksuckers/Big Old Bull Shipper
207- I'm Broke Today/You've Had Your Way, Now I'll Have Mine
209- Do You Cheat on Your Wife?/ I Went to Helen Got Turned Down
212- Police/ Cigarette, Whisky story
214- My Horse Got Away/I'm Just a Hick From the Sticks
221- Mr. President/ Hooray for the U. S. A.
223- The Moon Was Yellow and I Was a Little Chicken (Horn)/ I'mBroke Today
225- Darlin' Sweetheart (French)
228- New Golf Game/ Pool Game
231- Love U Mother/ Daddy
234- Cindy (waltz)/ Darling Sweetheart
309- I'm the Mailman/Please Lovin' Dr.
325- Darlin' Sweetheart (2 beat)/ What Makes Me Do the Things I Do
409- EP33 with 8 songs (Band)
???- EP33- 8 songs (Lost at Alco) ep 12
???- EP33- 8 songs (No Label No) ep No. 13
Stampers & Labels Left at Old Alco Record Company

Unknown catalog numbers, 45s
*???- I Went to Helen Got Turned Down/Do You Cheat on Your Wife? (Lobo)
*???- Fishin' & Wishin'(149A) / Caller's Calling (172A)
???- Brother, I've Had It/Everything Happened to Me
???- Chewed Out By the Big Boss/ Shut That Gate
???- Cowboy's Ballad/ I'm a Cowboy in Black Stripes
???- Don't Be a Clown Go Out and Get Drunk/ Caught in the Arms of Another
???- Fishin' and Wishin'/ Find the Parson
???- Good Old California/ I Got My Heart Set on You
???- I Fell For That Chick Like a Ton of Brick/ Shut Your Mouth
???- I Don't Drink to Get Drunk/ I'm Not Complaining, Just Explaining
???- I Like to Wait on Customers/ Working Man's Song
???- I'm a Washed Up Cowboy/ A Skunk Should Not Get Drunk
???- Merry Xmas Everybody/ Santa Claus Brought Me My Love
???- Pretty Girl/ I Love You
???- There'll Be No Tomorrow/ Have Faith in Love

Omo the Hobo LPs
Party Album No. 1- 16 Songs, jokes and gags such as
I'm a Police Officer, Handy With My Rod, The Golf Game.

Party Album No.2- 19 songs, jokes and gags such as
I'm a Finger Lickin' Chicken Plucker.

Party Album No. 3- I Wanna Shack Up in the Hills,
I Raise Furs, I'm a Furking; Will Mountain Men
Quit Mountain Women.

*Party Album No. 4- 19 songs and jokes,
She Cooks Her Carrots and Peas in the Same Pot
Old Fairies Never Die, They Just Blow Away.

Party Album No. 5- 12 songs, jokes and gags
The Pool Game, Ball Game.

Party Album No. 6- 12 songs, jokes and gags such as
The Woodpecker and Nudist Camp songs

Party Album No. 7- songs and stories for men
"for men only, dirty old men, a dirty record"

Party Album No. (8?)- 16 funnny songs
The Moon Was Yellow and I Was a Little Chicken Myself
I Don't Drink to Get Drunk (I Just Like to Drink)
I Went to Helen Got Turned Down
Here's to Every Girl That's a Mother.

Omo also released a number of Family Albums

Omohundro sheet music
*Hello, I'm in Love With You
*I'm Broke Today
*Money's Made Me a Beggar
*Dear Old Dad
*God Bless That Dear Mother of Mine
*You've Had Your Way, Now I'll Have Mine

*indicates I own that item

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1 comment:

Steve said...

Great column, Steve! I'm looking forward to hearing Omo the Hobo somewhere or other.

Doc

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