Allen, Joe

Joe AllenLegendary Musician and Songwriter Joe Allen is coming to 34th annual Frank Brown International Songwriters’ Festival.  Joe is a professional songwriter who has written tunes for Johnny Cash, Gene Watson, Glen Campbell, Loretta Lynn, Don Williams and many others (see a partial list below).  We’ll just let the lists speak for themselves!

Bedroom Ballad Joe Allen Joe Allen October 1975 Covered by Gene Watson
Fair Weather Friends Johnny Cash, Joe Allen Johnny Cash August 1982 Covered by Joanne Cash with Razzy Bailey
Ghost Story Joe Allen Don Williams September 25, 1974 Covered by (3 artists)
I Don’t Need a Thing at All Joe Allen Gene Watson October 1977 Covered by (2 artists)
If Love Could Find Us Now Joe Allen Susan Raye January 12, 1976 Covered by (2 artists)
It Don’t Hurt Me Half as Bad Joe Allen, Deoin Lay, Bucky Lindsey Jo-El Sonnier September 1977 Covered by (2 artists)
I Wish I’d Have a Circle Driveway Joe Allen Gene Watson September 17, 1979 Covered by Don Williams
Leavin’s Been Comin’ (For a Long, Long Time) Joe Allen, Dave Kirby, Sonny Throckmorton Wayne Kemp 1983 Covered by (3 artists)
Manhattan Kansas Joe Allen Glen Campbell March 1972 Covered by (6 artists)
Messin’ with My Mind Joe Allen, Charlie Williams Randy Travis June 6, 1986 Covered by Craig Chambers
Moccasin Man Joe Allen, Dave Kirby Dave Kirby September 1981 Covered by Clinton Gregory
Pick the Wildwood Flower Joe Allen Johnny Cash with Mother Maybelle Carter October 1973 Covered by Gene Watson
Should I Come Home (or Should I Go Crazy) Joe Allen Gene Watson September 17, 1979 Covered by (2 artists)
Submarine Called Aspen Town Joe Allen Marty Mitchell 1974 Covered by Country Road

Another list of music accomplishments:

Year Album Artist
2017 Never Ending Song of Love/Ashes of Love Dickey Lee Bass
2015 Best of the Capitol Years Gene Watson Composer
2015 Truckers, Kickers, Cowboy Angels: The Blissed-Out Birth of Country Rock Vol. 4: 1971 Bass
2015 Truckers, Kickers, Cowboy Angels: The Blissed-Out Birth of Country Rock, Vol. 5: 1972 Bass, Composer
2015 Truckers, Kickers, Cowboys Angels: The Blissed-Out Birth of Country-Rock , Vol. 7: 1974 Bass
2014 An Americana Christmas Bass
2013 Life Unheard Johnny Cash Bass
2013 Original Album Classics Waylon Jennings Bass
2013 Visions/Expressions/ Portrait Don Williams Bass, Composer
2013 Yes, Ma’m, He Found Me in a Honky Tonk Leona Williams Bass, Composer
2012 Best of the Best: 25 Greatest Hits Gene Watson Composer
2012 Bootleg, Vol. 4: The Soul of Truth Johnny Cash Bass
2012 Crystal Gayle/Somebody Loves You Crystal Gayle Bass
2012 Hard Time Hungrys/The Winner and Other Losers Bobby Bare Bass
2012 The Complete Columbia Album Collection Johnny Cash Bass, Vocals, Vocals (Background)
2012 The Troubadour Merle Haggard Bass, Composer
2011 A Treasure Neil Young / Neil Young & the International Harvesters Bass
2011 Choices Charley Pride Guitar (Bass)
2011 New Moves/Traces Don Williams Bass, Bass (Upright)
2010 Ghost Town Marley’s Ghost Bass
2010 Mean Old Man Jerry Lee Lewis Bass (Upright)
2010 Mescalito/Roadhouse Sun Ryan Bingham Bass
2010 The Columbus Stockade Blues: The Best of The ’70s Doc Watson / Merle Watson Bass
2010 The Essential Highwaymen The Highwaymen Bass (Electric)
2010 The Last Word In Jesus is Us Roy Clark Composer
2009 Reflections/Should I Come Home Gene Watson Bass Instrument, Composer
2009 The Resurrectionists Crippled Black Phoenix Main Personnel
2008 Americana Master Series: The Best of Ricky Skaggs Ricky Skaggs Main Personnel, Bass Instrument
2008 Christmas at the Ranch Ben Keith Bass, Bass Instrument
2008 Johnny Cash’s America Johnny Cash Main Personnel, Guitar (Bass), Bass
2007 Cash: Ultimate Gospel Johnny Cash Bass
2007 Doug Kershaw/Mama Kershaw’s Boy Doug Kershaw Bass
2007 Horrorhammer Abscess Member of Attributed Artist, Bass Instrument
2007 Mescalito Ryan Bingham Bass
2007 Swamp Grass/Douglas James Kershaw Doug Kershaw Bass
2007 The Classic Songs of Ray Price Ray Price Main Personnel, Guitar (Bass), Bass
2007 The Essential Waylon Jennings [RCA Nashville/Legacy] Waylon Jennings Main Personnel, Guitar, Guitar (Bass), Bass
2006 Changed Ed Bruce Main Personnel, Guitar (Bass)
2006 Nashville Rebel [Box Set] Waylon Jennings Guitar, Bass
2006 She Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool: Tribute to Barbara Mandrell Composer
2005 Because You Believed in Me/Beautiful Country Gene Watson Bass
2005 Best of the Rest Jerry Jeff Walker Main Personnel, Guitar (Bass)
2005 III Joe Nichols Composer
2005 Live from Austin TX Johnny Cash Main Personnel, Bass Instrument, Bass
2005 Music for Housewives on Wisteria Lane Composer
2004 Damned And Mummified Abscess Member of Attributed Artist, Guitar (Bass)
2003 Comfort of Her Wings Charley Pride Main Personnel, Guitar (Bass)
2003 Johnny Cash Is Coming to Town/Boom Chicka Boom Johnny Cash Bass (Electric)
2002 Bluegrass Greats [Rounder] Bass
2002 Lonesome Road/Look Away! Doc & Merle Watson Bass
2002 Long Journey Home: Bluegrass Songs of the Stanley Brothers Bass (Acoustic)
2002 RCA Country Legends John Anderson Composer
2002 The Last Waltz/Follow Your Dream Daniel O’Donnell Bass
2001 Bad Girls of Country Composer
2001 Ultimate Collection Gene Watson Composer
2001 Ultimate Collection Barbara Mandrell Composer
2000 Classic Country, Vol. 5 [Renaissance] Composer
2000 Hard, Hard Traveling Man [Bear Family] Dick Curless Bass
2000 Heartbreak Hotel: 34 Country Hits Composer
2000 Lulled by the Moonlight Mickey Newbury Bass
2000 Outlaw Cowboy Ron Wayne Atwood Producer, Bass
2000 RCA Country Legends Charley Pride Bass
2000 Stories from the Silver Moon Cafe Mickey Newbury Bass
2000 The Greatest Women of the Country Composer
2000 The Midnight Oil/Treat Him Right Barbara Mandrell Composer
1999 18 Greatest Hits Gene Watson Composer
1998 Angel Town Katy Moffatt Composer
1998 Country Music Classics of the 70’s Composer
1998 The Mickey Newbury Collection Mickey Newbury Bass
1997 Songs of the Louvin Brothers Bass
1997 Strangelove Strangelove Composer
1997 Super Hits Barbara Mandrell Composer
1997 The Glen Campbell Collection (1962-1989): Gentle on My Mind Glen Campbell Composer
1997 Volume One/Volume Two Don Williams Bass
1996 Bluegrass Spirit [Easydisc] Bass
1996 Love & Other Demons Strangelove Composer
1996 The Good Ole Days Gene Watson Composer
1995 Appalachian Stomp: Bluegrass Classics Bass
1995 Entertainer of the Year Barbara Mandrell Composer
1995 Women of Country [Life, Times & Music] Composer
1994 The Very Best of Rex Allen, Jr. Rex Allen Composer
1993 Crystal Gayle [1978] Crystal Gayle Composer
1993 Heroes and Cowboys Johnny Western Bass
1993 Lord I Hope This Day Is Good Don Williams Composer
1991 Columbia Country Classics, Vol. 4: The Nashville Sound Composer
1991 Jammin’ Frankie Paul Composer
1990 Bluegrass Class of 1990 Bass (Acoustic)
1990 Especially for You/I Believe in You Don Williams Composer
1990 Greatest Hits [Curb] Gene Watson Composer
1989 Beyond the Blue Neon George Strait Composer
1989 Gunfight at O.K. Corral Johnny Western Bass
1984 Little by Little Gene Watson Composer
1981 Cimarron Emmylou Harris Bass (Electric)
1978 Love Is What Life’s All About Moe Bandy Composer
1978 T.G. T.G. Sheppard Main Personnel, Guitar (Bass)
1977 Ramblin’ Fever Merle Haggard Composer
1977 Sing Me a Song Mr. Rodeo Man Chris LeDoux Composer
1977 The Best of Donna Fargo [MCA] Donna Fargo Composer
1977 Visions Don Williams Composer, Composer/Lyricist
1975 Memories Doc Watson Main Personnel, Bass (Acoustic)
1974 Don Williams, Vol. III Don Williams Composer
1974 The Ramblin’ Man Waylon Jennings Bass
1973 Bobby Bare Sings Lullabys, Legends and Lies Bobby Bare Bass
1973 Honky Tonk Heroes Waylon Jennings Main Personnel, Bass Instrument
1973 Midnight Oil Barbara Mandrell Composer
1972 Here I Am Again Loretta Lynn Composer
A Cowboy and His Sweetheart Roz Brown Composer
Breaking Down The Barriers Joanne Cash Composer
Christian Country & Worship Sammy C. Alcala Composer
Dawn of Inhumanity Abscess Bass, Group Member, Composer
It Still Don’t Sound Like Merle Clayton Claxton Composer
Kickin Down the Doors Richie Allbright Composer
Rites Paul Jebanasam Double Bass
Southern Gentleman Dee White Composer
Spilt Milk May McDonough Crowd Noise
The Way I Remember It Teea Goans Composer
Truckers, Kickers, Cowboy Angels: The Blissed-Out Birth of Country Rock, Vol. 6: 1973 Bass

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