MUSIC: A DC Duncan Discography

I have been working as a session musician and working on recordings with numerous fellow musicians — as well as producing and co-producing albums for them — since 1975. I’ve also produced a number of my own albums, which are included in the following discography:

1975: Cactus Café – Curtis Hall, Zero Records. Recorded at Autumn Sound, Dallas. Engineer/producer: Phil York. DC played drums. Guest stars: Maurice Anderson & Ron Mason


1977: Refined Texas Crude – The Bees’ Knees & others, FM102. Recorded at Autumn Sound, Dallas. DC played drums and created a lot of trouble! Engineers: Phil York & Larry Wallace.


Bees Knees Band

1978: The Bees’ Knees – The Bees’ Knees, Derrick Records. Recorded at Autumn Sound, Dallas. Engineer: Phil York. DC played drums & co-produced. Guitar: Anson Funderburgh. Guest stars: Jimmy Spheeris, Mickey Raphael, & Paula Kay Evans

 

 


1978: Rudy Wilson – Rudy Wilson, Mini Manikin Records. Recorded at Henderson Street Studios, Dallas. (My car was wrecked!)


1979: Pure Honey – The Bee’s Knees, Derrick Records. Recorded at Autumn Sound, Dallas. Producer: Mike Paulson. Engineer: Larry Wallace. DC played drums & percussion. Guest stars: The Ray Charles Horns.

 

 


1979: Take Your Clothes Off – Robert Lee Cobb, Thank Records. Recorded at Sumit-Burnett, Dallas. Engineer: Charlie Burnett. Produced by Hranicky Mockingbird. Guest star: Me (and I was paid cash up front…)


Next to a Dead Man
Christian Plicque

1979: Next To A Dead Man – Christian Plicque. Recorded at January Sound, Dallas. Engineer: Tommy Loy. Producer: Eric Tagg. Guest stars: Mark Pollack, Randy Lee, etc. Drums: DC Duncan (A young Stevie Ray Vaughan played in Christian’s band Black Bird. Christian is a Minister of Music, living in Finland and performing/ recording throughout Europe for over thirty years.)


1979: Windmill – Michael J. Martin, Martin Music. Recorded live at Up Your Alley & at Autumn Studios, Dallas. Produced by John Wilson and MJ. Engineer: Phil York. (Martin and I have been recording together since 1975. I consider him my older brother [much older]!)


1980: One Extreme To The Other – Steve Ford, SF Records. Recorded at Pantego Sound, Arlington, Texas 1980. Producer and arranger: DC Duncan.


1983: Eat A Chiquita – DC Duncan, Brown Warrior ASCAP. Recorded at Kludgit Sound, Cerrillos, NM. Engineer: Baird Banner. 2nd engineer: Randy Rand. Assistant engineer: Rumaldo Ortiz. Produced, written & arranged by DC Duncan. Associate producer: Tony Young. Guest stars: Airto, Jimmy Carl Black, Roger Burton, Kelly McNulty, & Smokey Joe Miller


1989: Ravin’ – The Ravin’ Brothers, Ravin’ Music. Recorded at Stepbridge Studio, Santa Fe, NM 1989. Engineer: Tim Stroh. 2nd engineer: Randy Rand. Produced by The Ravin’ Brothers. DC played drums and keys. Guest stars: absolutely no one!


1989: Solo Flight – Chris Ravin, Ravin’ Music. Recorded at Stepbridge Studio, Santa Fe, NM. Engineer: Tim Stroh. Produced by Chris Donahoe. DC played drums & keys and provided hilarious comedy relief.


1990: Blues Shadow – Jon Asher, Emergency Blues. Recorded at Stepbridge Studio, Santa Fe, NM. Engineers: Tim Stroh, Larry Kronen, and Stan Welsh. Produced by DC Duncan & Jon Asher (Horns arranged by DC Duncan)


1991: Dream – Amelia & The Mircurys, New Moon Records. Recorded at Stepbridge Studio, Santa Fe, NM. Engineer: Tim Stroh. Amelia: Writer, producer, vocals, acoustic guitar; Tim Stroh: Bass, guitar, synth; Caitlin Massie: Violin; DC Duncan: Drums; Special Guest: Steven Tyler


1993: On a Bright, Bright Morning – Jack Clift, Effigy. Recorded at Stepbridge Studio, Santa Fe, NM 1993. Engineer: Tim Stroh. Produced by Jack Clift for Wierding Way Audio Productions. DC played drums and such.


1993: Dogs Bark…The Caravan Moves On – Jerry Faires, Silversmith Records. Recorded at The S.T.U.D.I.O.S., Santa Fe, NM. Produced by Jerry Faires. Guest star: Flaco Jimenez


1993: Windswept…Strange Territory – Gordee Headlee, Emerald Lake Records. Recorded at Eagle Sound, Durango, CO. Engineered & produced by Scott W. Smith. DC played drums and took pretty pictures. Gordee Headlee: Writer, vocals, guitar; Scott W. Smith: Bass; DC Duncan: Drums; Jenny Winegardner: Backing vocals; Jeff Solon: Flute and clarinet.


Rumbelly and panhead Pirates
1993: The Adventures of Capt. Rumbelly & The Panhead Pirates – DC Duncan, Brown Warrior ASCAP. Recorded at Coyote’s Revenge, Bayfield, CO. Engineer: Robert Clemens. 2nd engineer: RT Thompson. 1999 engineer: Stephen Tholberg.  Produced by DC Duncan. (This album is not for the squeamish – or the Amish!)

SAMPLE TRACK:
Virgil & The Gun (3:00)

From “The Adventures of Captain Rumbelly and the Panhead Pirates”


1994: Partners – A Four Corners Area Music Collection LPP. Recorded at Coyote’s Revenge, Bayfield, CO. Producers: Robert Clemens, RT Thompson & DC Duncan. DC plays drums for Dog at Large.


1996: Attitude – Bob Rea, Shiny Dime. Recorded at Coyote’s Revenge, Bayfield, CO 1996. Engineer: RT Thompson. Produced by Bob Rea. Bob Rea: Vocals & guitar; RT Thompson: Guitars; DC Duncan: Drums; Bruce Mandell: Bass; Red Greer: Violin.


Rio Jazz

2001: Live At The Timbers – Rio Jazz, Brown Warrior. Recorded live at The Timbers, Pagosa Springs, CO. Produced by Lee Bartley, John Graves, Bob Hemenger & DC Duncan. Engineer: Doug Eagle of Eagle Sound, Durango, CO.

SAMPLE TRACK:
Take Five (5:54)

From “RIO JAZZ: Live at the Timbers”


Rumbelly Welcome to the End

2004: Welcome To The End – Rumbelly, Brown Warrior. Recorded at River Run Studio, Pagosa Springs, CO. Engineer: Stephen Tholberg. Written & produced by DC Duncan. Co-produced by Stephen T & John June.

SAMPLE TRACK:
Premonition (3:45)

From “RUMBELLY: Welcome to the End”


2004: Matters Of The Heart – Chris Gallop, How About You.
Recorded at River Run Studio, Pagosa Springs, CO 2004. Engineer: Stephen Tholberg. Producer: Chris Gallop. DC on percussion.


Rumbelly, the Band

2007: Rumbelly: The Band – Rumbelly, Brown Warrior. Recorded at Eagle Sound, Durango, CO. Engineer: Scott “Scooter” Smith. Produced by DC Duncan, Dean Murphy, & Brant Leeper.

SAMPLE TRACK:
Au Privave (3:29)

From “RUMBELLY: The Band”


2008: Amen To The Blues – Jeff Strahan, Squaw Peaks Records. Recorded at Scooter’s Place, Durango, CO. Engineer: Scott Smith. Produced by Jeff Strahan. DC on drums.


2008: Lady Of The Mountains – Pamela Novack, Hummingbird. Recorded at River Run Studio, Pagosa Springs, CO 2008. Engineer: Stephen Tholberg. Produced by Stephen Tholberg, Pamela Novack & Paul Midgley. DC on drums and keys.


Michael J Martin

2008: Guy Walks Into A Bar – MJ Martin, MJMusic. Recorded at River Run Studio, Pagosa Springs, CO 2008. Engineer: Stephen Tholberg. Produced by DC Duncan. Co-producer: MJ Martin. DC played drums and keys.

SAMPLE TRACK:
Different Drummer (1:30)

From “MJ Murphy: Guy Walks Into a Bar, Part II”


2009: Music For The People – Brooks-i (Brooks Lindner). Recorded at Scooter’s Place, Durango, CO. Engineer: Scott “Scooter” Smith. Produced Brooks Lindner. DC Duncan on drums.


Treena Bennetts

2011: Everything I Wanted – Treena Bennetts, Kiwichick Productions. Recorded at Scooter’s Place, Durango, CO. Engineer: Scott “Scooter” Smith. Produced by DC Duncan. DC on drums, percussion, background vocals.

SAMPLE TRACK:
This Song For You (2:51)

From “Treena Bennetts: Everything I Wanted”


2012: Blue ‘Til I Die – Jeff Strahan. Recorded at The Zone Studios, Austin, Texas. Pat Manske, Engineer. Jeff Strahan: Producer, writer, vocals, guitars, keys; DC Duncan: Drums; John June: Electric bass & upright bass. Special Guest: Augie Meyers, Piano on “Betty Sue” written by Augie.


2016: Infatuación – Lisa Saunders.
Caborado, noun: ka-bo-ra’-deu
1. A federation of musicians, engineers, producers, etc. from Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico and from Pagosa Springs & Durango, Colorado, USA.
2. A state of great bliss achieved by an opening of hearts and minds through a blend of two soulful musical styles.
Produced by DC Duncan; Associate Producer, Geovan Olachea. Engineers: Chaplin Fernandez Álvarez (Mexico), Kiki Martinez (Mexico), Doug Eagle (Colorado). LisaSaundersMusic.com

Besame Mucho, Lisa Saunders.

Infatuation, Lisa Saunders.


2016: Play for the Way – Various musicians from Pagosa Springs, Colorado.

Sweetheart, Ashleigh Correl & DC Duncan.
Written & composed by DC Duncan. Vocals by Ashleigh Correl. Violin by Red Greer. Drums, piano, bass by DC Duncan.

 

Gimme Some of Dat, Lisa Saunders.
Written by DC Duncan. Vocals by Lisa Saunders. Guitar by Stephen T. Drums & keyboards by DC Duncan.


2016: When Someday is Now – Bob Hemenger.

Battle Hymn of the Republic. Traditional. Evan Suiter, bass; Ryan McCurry, keyboards; DC Duncan, drums; Bob Hemenger, tenor sax.


2017: Gemini — Jonas Grushkin

Recorded at Scooter’s Place Recording, Durango, CO. Engineered, mixed & mastered by Scott “Scooter” Smith. Produced by Jonas Grushkin.

Aurora.  Composed by Jonas Grushkin & Bob Hemenger. Jonas Grushkin, piano; Victor Wooten, bass; Roy ‘Future Man’ Wooten, drums; DC Duncan, drums; Bob Hemenger, tenor sax.