My Rifle, My Pony and Me

This is a CD released in 1993 (Bear Family Records BCD 15625 AH) which featured one Jimmy Stewart song.


BackAlthough this is not a U.S. release, it is being mentioned here because Bear Family Records, a German company, has released some of the finest compilation CD’s ever produced. The research done to produce the booklets for their CD’s is impeccable and as complete as any you will ever see. According to those notes, The Legend of Shenandoah, the only Stewart song included on the CD, was recorded on April 23, 1965, between 9:30 am and 12:30 pm, at United Recorders, 6650 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, California. The personnel involved in the recording were:

James Stewart – vocal
Charles “Bud” Dant – leader, arranger
Robert Bain – guitar (Bain appeared on June 3, 1954, episode of The Six ShooterSilver Threads)
Joseph R. Gibbons – guitar
Allan Reuss – guitar
Morty Corb – bass
Jack Sperling – drums
Danny Welton – harmonica
Carroll “Cappy” Lewis – trumpet