Independent Record Labels Of Ohio

Ark Records


Cincinnati, OH

Owner: Roy Shepard and Bill Lanham

Notes: Sheplan Music BMI

 

Old Joe Clark - Ark 229 PS - Left Click To Enlarge J. D. Jarvis - Ark 266 PS - Left Click To Enlarge Old Joe Clark - Ark 286 Photo Insert - Left Click To Enlarge Baker Brothers - Ark 284 PS - Left Click To Enlarge

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NO. ARTIST PRESS MATRIX# SONG TITLES MUSIC VALUE YEAR NOTES
200 John Reedy //
Becky Shepherd
and Stone Mountain Quartet
RITE
699*
6601


6602
Click For Photo My Imagination
Walk Around Me, Jesus
O, Sinner Man
Click For Photo Be Good To Mommy
The Lord Is My Shepherd
Going Up
BGR
BGR
1961 EP - 6 Songs
201 Dan Johnson
RITE
699
6773


6774
Click For Photo Four Horseman Riding Fast (sic)
City Of Light
The Love Of God
Click For Photo Our Little Family Altar
Two Masters
He'll Never Forget Me
SAC
SAC
1961 EP - 6 Songs
202 Bill Lanham
RITE
699
6943
6944
Click For Photo Stone Heart
Click For Photo T' For Texas
C&W
BOP
20-25 1961
203 Hermon Bruce
and Cumberland County Trio
RITE
699
6955

6956
Click For Photo Prophecy Of The Lord
Jesus Stopped By One Day
I've Found A Way
From The Garden To The Cross
SAC
SAC
1961 EP - 4 Songs
204 The West Quartet
RITE
699
6957
6958
Click For Photo Storm Clouds Around Me
Click For Photo Forgive Them Father
C&W
C&W
8-12 1961
205 Upchurch Brothers
with Terry
RITE
699
7001


7002
Click For Photo Ain't No Grave
My Soul's Been Satisfied
He'll Set You Free
Click For Photo Song Of Songs
Some One Will Love Me
I Remember How Mother Prayed
SAC
SAC
8-12 1962 EP - 6 Songs
206 Brother J. D. Jarvis
RITE
699
7057
7058
Click For Photo Friends Take Up The Cross
Click For Photo Along Life's Way
SAC
SAC
20-30 1962
207 Roy Shepard
RITE
699
7131
7132
Click For Photo Blue Days And Nights
Click For Photo With You On My Mind
C&W
C&W
15-20 1962
208 Betty Blevins
RITE
699
7133
7134
Click For Photo Blues Stay Away From Me
Click For Photo Worried Girl Blues
C&W
C&W
10-15 1962
209 Country Gospel-Airs
RITE
699
7187


7188
Click For Photo Battle For Heaven
No Tear Drops In Heaven
I Just Dropped By
Click For Photo I'll Be Happy In Heaven
God's Love Made Me Whole
We're Building A Mansion
BGR
BGR
8-12 1962 EP - 6 Songs
210 Red Turner
NA

Mother Left Her Bible
Gonna Rise Up
Song Of Songs
You Can Lean On Jesus
SAC
SAC
8-12 1962 EP - 4 Songs
211 Lois Jane Neal
with The Kentucky Wonders Quartet
RITE
699
7257

7258
Click For Photo Hide Me Rock Of Ages
Is Jesus Is There
Click For Photo Troublesome Waters
I'm In His Care
SAC
SAC
1962 EP - 4 Songs
212 J. D. Jarvis And Ralph King
& White Water Valley Boys
RITE
699
7475
7476
Click For Photo Spaceship Song
Click For Photo Tragedy Of Sandy River
BGR
BGR
30-50 1962
213 George Brock
and The Happy Rhythm Boys
RITE
699
7415
7416
Memories Of Dad
Help Me Be A Better Christian
BGR
BGR
8-12 1962
214 J. D. Jarvis
& The Whitewater Valley Boys
RITE
699
7481
7482
That Lonely River
Are You Walking In The Light?
SAC
SAC
20-30 1962
215 The Zirkle Brothers
RITE
699
7607


7608
Click For Photo Bugle Call From Heaven
Tell My Friends
Invisible Hands
Click For Photo Jesus Wept
His Robe
Where The Seasons Never Change
SAC
SAC
8-12 1962 EP - 6 Songs
216 Jim And Herb
and The Weiss Quartet
RITE
699
7609


7610
Click For Photo The Only Book To Read
Can Anyone Pray?
I'm Gonna Sing And Shout
Click For Photo Go Down On Your Knees And Pray
Fly Across Jordan
Manger Filled With Hay
SAC
SAC
8-12 1962 EP - 6 Songs
217 Ernest Carter
and The Hymn Trio
RITE
699
7691
7692
Click For Photo Path Of Sin
Click For Photo The Gospel Train
SAC
SAC
10-15 1962
218 Roy And Becky Shepard //
Becky Shepard
RITE
699
7789
7790
Click For Photo Air Mail To Heaven
Click For Photo Hear Me Jesus
SAC
SAC
8-12 1962 Also see Tela-Star 5000
219 Click For Picture Sleeve Adam Colwell
RITE
699
7791
7792
Click For Photo Open The Door
Click For Photo Dreaming Of You
C&W
C&W
8-12 1962
220 Country Gospel-Airs
RITE
699
7867


7868
Click For Photo Paul And Silas
Someone Will Love Me In Heaven
Jesus Saviour Pilot Me
Click For Photo Hear Jerusalem Mourn
By Way Of The Cross
Rank Strangers
BGR
BGR
8-12 1962 EP - 6 Songs
221 The Cumberland County Trio
RITE
699
8345

8346
Shadow On The Sea
Each Day I'm Living
I See A Cross Today
I've Found The Way
SAC
SAC
8-12 1962 EP - 4 Songs
222 The Zirkle Brothers
RITE
699
8329

8330
Click For Photo I'm Glad I'm On The Inside Looking Out
Until Then
Click For Photo Glory Land March
I Love My Shepherd
SAC
SAC
8-12 1962 EP - 4 Songs
223 Ray and Cathy Scalf
RITE
699
8331
8332
Click For Photo Prepare For The Judgment Day
Click For Photo His Lost Soul To Win
SAC
SAC
8-12 1962
224 The Bakers
RITE
699
8333

8334
Click For Photo Sheep On A Hill
One Lost Sheep
Click For Photo On The Other Side
When The Harvest Is Past
SAC
SAC
8-12 1962 EP - 4 Songs
Also see Del 224
225 Scott County Quartet
RITE
699
8411

8412
Lonely Toombs
Wicked Path Of Sin
I Am A Pilgrim
I Want To Live Closer
BGR
BGR
1962 Very Rare
226 Rubin Abner
and Son Anthony
RITE
699
8523

8524
Click For Photo Keep Me Humble
Praying
Click For Photo Must Jesus Bear The Cross Alone?
House But Not A Home
SAC
SAC
8-12 1962 EP - 4 Songs
227 Ernest Carter
and The Hymn Trio
RITE
699
8525
8526
Click For Photo Filthy Sea Of Sin
Click For Photo Land Of Tomorrow
SAC
SAC
8-12 1962
228 Delbert and Betty Baker
RITE
699
8535


8536
Click For Photo Guided Men
Rock Of Ages
Window Of Heaven
Click For Photo Ready To Go Home
Dreaming Of A Log Cabin
God Laid His Hand On My Heart
SAC
SAC
8-12 1962 EP - 6 Songs
Also see Dell 228
229 Click For Picture Sleeve Old Joe Clark
RITE
699
8569


8570
Fly Around My Pretty Little Pink
Pig Home In The Pen
Mountain Dew
Old Age Won't Kill You
Willow Garden
Keep My Skillet Good And Greasy
C&W
C&W
1962 EP - 6 Songs
Issued with PS
230 Ernest Carter
and The Hymn Trio
RITE
699
8657
8658
Click For Photo Takes A Lot Of Lovin
Click For Photo I'm Getting Ready To Go Home
SAC
SAC
1962
231 The Hibbard Quartette
RITE
699
8655
8556
Click For Photo I've Got That Old Time Religion In My Heart
Click For Photo Just A Closer Walk With Thee
SAC
SAC
8-12 1962
232 The Country Gospel-Airs
RITE
699
8695


8696
Click For Photo Swing Low Sweet Chariot
Give Me Flowers While I Live
Voice Of My Savior
Click For Photo Road To Glory
House Of Gold
He Took Your Place
BGR
BGR
8-12 1962 EP - 6 Songs
233 Gene Hall
RITE
440
7861
7862
Click For Photo Why Do I Love You
Click For Photo Yes By George
C&W
BOP
15-20 1962 Originally on G & J Records
234 Hank England
and The Ship-Mates
RITE
699
8653
8654
Click For Photo Tears
Since You Hurt My Feelings
BOP
C&W
1962
236 The Dixie Valley Boys
Sidney And Clyde
RITE
699
8907
8908
An Angel Was Born The Night My Mother Died
There, But For The Grace Of God, Go I
SAC
SAC
1962
237 Harley Gabbard
RITE
699
8937
8938
Click For Photo Uncle Bill's Still
Click For Photo Divorced But Not Free
BOP
C&W
20-30 1962
238 Ernest Carter
and The Hymn Trio
RITE
699
8939
8940
Click For Photo The First Christmas
Click For Photo (No End) To The Road Of Sin
XMAS
SAC
1962 Xmas Song
239 Brother J. D. Jarvis
RITE
699
8951
8952
Click For Photo These Words He Said
Click For Photo Space Ship No. 2
SAC
SAC
20-30 1962
240 Gene Hall
RITE
699
8991
8992
Click For Photo It Hurts To Know
Click For Photo Monkey On The Moon
C&W
RAB
30-50 1962
241 Estel Lee
and The Burns Brothers
RITE
699
8993
8994
Click For Photo Mother Where Is Your Daughter Tonight
Click For Photo Cigarettes Whisky & Wild Wild Women
C&W
C&W
15-20 1962
242 Leon Turner
RITE
699
9001
9002
Click For Photo That's What It Takes
Click For Photo That's The Reason (I'm Leaving Town)
TEEN
TEEN
100-150 1962 Originally on Everett, Red & Blue Labels
243 The Pelfrey Brothers
and The Blue Grass Partners
RITE
699
9009
9010
Click For Photo Ohio Prison
Click For Photo You Broke A Vow
BGR
BGR
20-30 1962
244 Johnny Blue
and The Pelfrey Brothers
RITE
699
9007
9008
Click For Photo Lonesome Mountain
Click For Photo New Angel In Heaven
BGR
BGR
15-20 1962
245 The Chapel Belles
RITE
699
9039
9040
Alone With God
How Great Thou Art
SAC
SAC
8-12 1962
246 Click For Picture Sleeve The Zirkle Brothers
RITE
699
9269


9270
Click For Photo Now Is The Time To Be Saved
Each Step I Take
King Of Kings
Click For Photo Sweet By And By
Thankful
The Lord Is Counting On You
SAC
SAC
8-12 1962 EP - 6 Songs
247 Bill Lanham
RITE
699
9175
9176
Mary's Little Boy
We're Not Supposed To Understand
SAC
SAC
8-12 1962
248 Country Gospel-Airs
RITE
699
9271


9272
Click For Photo God Gave His Only Son
Memories Of Dad
Heaven
Click For Photo Christmas Time Again In The Mountains
This World Can't Stand Long
Family Reunion
BGR
XMAS
15-20 1962 EP - 6 Songs
Xmas Song
249 Sons Of The Blue-Grass
RITE
699
9273

9274
Click For Photo Preach Pray Sing And Shout
I'll Find Him There
Click For Photo Uncle John Who Didn't Shout
Lord Keep Your Hand On Me
BGR
BGR
20-30 1962 EP - 4 Songs
250 Roy Shepard
and The Tri-State Singers
NA
634-SEP-134-A


634-SEP-134-B
Click For Photo Streets Are Gold
Walk The Streets In Glory
Swing Wide Those Pearly Gates
Click For Photo In My Savior I Believe
Home Of The Soul
When Jesus Comes Calling
SAC
SAC
8-12 1962 EP - 6 Songs, Reissue of Starday EP-134, (Pressed by RITE)
251 Howard Davis
NA
1000-A
1000-B
Click For Photo Lightning
Click For Photo Oh My Love
TEEN
R&R
50-100 1963 Originally released
on Dixie 1000
252 Rubin Abner
and Son Anthony
RITE
699
9377


9378
How Can We Thank Him
You Never Told Me To Wait
Reunion In Heaven
Satan's Jewel Crown
Just Suppose
Lonely Wanderer
SAC
SAC
8-12 1963 EP - 6 Songs
253 Ernest Carter
and The Hymn Trio
RITE
699
9605


9606
First Easter Day
Banks Of Jordan
Mother Went Walking
Valley Of Sin
Mountain Church
Jacob's Vision
SAC
SAC
8-12 1963 EP - 6 Songs
254 Click For Picture Sleeve Herman Croucher
RITE
699
9713
9714
When God Comes And Gathers His Jewels
House Of Gold
SAC
SAC
8-12 1963
255 Click For Picture Sleeve Sons Of The Blue-Grass
RITE
699
9737


9738
Click For Photo Way Of Prayer
You Must Believe
Waited Too Long
Click For Photo Happy In My Soul Today
Tell All About My King
They Are Failing To Pray
BGR
BGR
20-30 1963 EP - 6 Songs
Issued with PS
256 Larry Waldon
and Glenn Crase
RITE
699
9763


9764
Click For Photo Stairway To Heaven
A Sinners Cry
I See Jesus
Click For Photo I'll Receive My Reward
My Mother Dear To Me
You've Got To Love Your Neighbor
SAC
SAC
8-12 1963 EP - 6 Songs
257 Bill Evans
and The Gloryland Quartet
RITE
699
9793
9794
Click For Photo This Is Jesus
Click For Photo I Saw A Man
SAC
SAC
8-12 1963
258 Cecil Hickman
and The Kings Highway Quartet
RITE
699
9795
9796
Click For Photo Job
Click For Photo Walking The Sea
BOP
SAC
1963
259 Jimmy Murphy
// Paul Smith
RITE
699
9867
9868
Click For Photo I Long To Hear Hank Sing The Blues
Click For Photo Swing Steel Blues
C&W
IN-C&W
15-20 1963 BB rev. 5/18/1963
260 Jimmy Murphy
RITE
699
9865
9866
Click For Photo Wake Me Up Sweet Jesus
Click For Photo My Feet's On Solid Ground
SAC
SAC
20-40 1963 BB rev. 5/18/1963
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Acknowledgements: Al Turner, Michel Proost, Malcolm Chapman, Phillip Tricker, Matt Baker,
Tim Fisher, Johnny Daume, Rick Keaton