Production Discography

PRODUCT PRODUCED BY BYRON HILL (Listed by Artist)
Where abbreviated in parenthesis: USA-United States, A-Australia, B-Belgium, C-Canada, E-Europe, F-France, G-Germany, H-Holland, N-Norway, NZ-New Zealand, UK-United Kingdom.

ALLAN, Gary
Label: Decca Records/Universal (USA)
Product: Three albums (1996-2000); Used Heart For Sale, It Would Be You, Smoke Rings In The Dark. Multiple recordings appearing on compilation albums (1999-2012).
Chart Activity: Twelve Billboard chart singles (1996-2000), Two chart Christmas singles (1996-1997)
Production related awards: Three RIAA Gold albums

BAMFORD, Gord
Labels: Royalty Records (Canada), Cache/Sony (Canada)
Product: Five albums (2004-2013, with chart activity 2005-2015); Life Is Good, Honkytonks And Heartaches, Day Job, Is It Friday Yet, Country Junkie. Multiple recordings appearing on compilation albums (2007-2014). Chart Activity: Twenty-Seven chart singles (2005-2015)
Production related awards: CCMA Album of the Year (2010, 2013), CCMA Single of the Year (2013, 2014, 2015), CCMA Record Producer of the Year (2008, 2010, 2012), CRIA Gold album (2013), CRIA Gold single (2013), WCMA Country Record of the Year (2013), CMN Album of the Decade (2010), JUNO Nominations for Country Album of the Year (2008, 2011, 2014).

BBC Radioplay Series
Label: BBC (UK)
Product: Multiple recordings appearing on several compilation albums (1982-1985)

BELL, Jackie
Label: Cardinal Records (Canada)
Product: One recording on a compilation album (1992). One single (1992)

BOOM CHUCKA BOYS, The
Label: Cache/Sony Music (Canada)
Product: One album (2013); The Boom Chucka Boys
Chart Activity: One chart single (2013)
Production related awards: CCMA Record Producer of the Year (2013).

BOTTRELL, Marie
Label: Cardinal Records/BMG Records (Canada)
Product: One album (recorded 1991, released 2010), two recordings appearing on compilation albums (1991-1992).
Chart Activity: Three chart singles (1991-1992)

BOWLING, Roger
Label: Avco-Embassy Pictures (USA)
Product: Opening song/theme to motion picture soundtrack The Exterminator (1982)

COSNER, Michael
Label: MichaelCosner.com/Tunecore/BHP Recordings (USA)
Product: One EP (2012); Stay Country.

COTTER, Brad
Label: BNA Entertainment (USA)
Product: Artist Development deal (1993)

DAVIS, Marty
Label: Dyna-West (Canada)
Product: One recording appearing on a compilation album (1980)

DEKLE, Mike
Label: Parlay Records/CD Baby (USA)
Product: Five albums (1988-2009); Wood And Wire, Fine Tuned, Sketches, Tunesmith, Tributes
Chart Activity: Five chart singles (1982-2009)

GACHNER, Richard (aka Richard Gachner de Rees)
Labels: WEA (France), Polydor (France), Clever/Apia/Musidisc (France/Belgium)
Product: One album (1984) That’s Highway Music. Multiple recordings appearing on compilation albums. Six singles (1984-1986)

GRAND, Gil
Label: Monument Records (USA/Canada)
Product: One album (1998); Famous First Words.
Chart Activity: Five chart singles (1998-1999)

HEY ROMEO
Label: Royalty Records (Canada)
Product: Two albums (2010-2012); That’s What I Am, Twist Of Fate. Multiple recordings appearing on compilation albums.
Chart Activity: Seven chart singles (2010-2012), one Christmas single (2011)

HILL, Byron
Label: BHP Recordings (USA)/CD Baby (USA), Hotdisc International (UK,E,A,NZ)
Product: Five albums (1999-2014); Gravity…and other things that keep you down to Earth, Ramblings, Stay A While, Radio Songs, Red Leather Couch.
Chart Activity: Eleven chart singles (2005-2015, UK, E, A, NZ)

JONES, Mickey
Label: BNA Entertainment (USA)
Product: Artist Development deal (1993)

KERN, Renate (aka Nancy WOOD, see below)
Labels: Montage/Capitol (USA), Lovelight/Ariola (Germany, Holland)
Product: One double-album 1983 (Germany, Holland), multiple recordings appearing on three compilation albums (1985-1989/Germany, Holland).
Chart Activity: One Billboard chart single (1981/USA), five chart singles (1981-1985/Germany, Holland)

MATTEA, Kathy
Label: Mercury Records (USA)
Product: One album (1983); Kathy Mattea, one recording appearing on hits compilation album (1986).
Chart Activity: Four Billboard chart singles (1983-1984)

MISSOURI MILE
Label: BHP Recordings (USA), Hotdisc International (UK,E,A,NZ)
Product: Two EPs (2010-2013); That’s What I Do, Exit 214.
Chart Activity: Three chart singles (2010-2011, UK, E, A, NZ)

NIBLOCK, David
Label: Sugar Mountain Records (USA)
Product: One album (1980); David Niblock

PETERSON, Colleen
Label: Bookshop Records/BMG (Canada)
Product: One recording on a compilation album (1988)

RAMSEY, Allen
Label: Wooden Pickle (USA)
Product: One album (2004); Allen Ramsey.

SEAL, Jim
Label: NSD Records (USA), Galaxy Records (USA)
Product: Two recordings released on an album (2000). Three singles (1980-1981)
Chart Activity: One Billboard chart single (1980)

WOOD, Nancy (aka Renate KERN, see above)
Labels: Montage/Capitol (USA), Lovelight/Ariola (Germany, Holland)
Product: One double-album 1983 (Germany, Holland), multiple recordings appearing on three compilation albums (1985-1989/Germany, Holland).
Chart Activity: One Billboard chart single (1981/USA), five chart singles (1981-1985/Germany, Holland)

ADDENDUM:
There have been many other artists Byron has produced, co-produced or had a hand in their artist development at various stages of their careers whose product has either never been released, or their product information can no longer be found.

SOURCE REFERENCES: Top Country Songs 1944-2005 by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Publications), Hot Country Albums 1964-2007 by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Publications), Top Pop Singles 1955-2006 by Joel Whitburn (Billboard Publications), Billboard Magazine (USA and Canada), Music Row Magazine, Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA), Mediabase (USA and Canada), Nielsen-BDS (USA and Canada), All Music Guide, Wikipedia, Internet Movie Database (IMDB), Hotdisc International (UK, E, A, NZ), Country Music Hall of Fame Library, Canadian Country Music Associations (CCMA), Radio & Records Magazine (R&R, USA and Canada, published 1973-2006, charts used Mediabase until July 2006, then BDS), RPM Magazine Canada (considered the industry chart standard in Canada, published 1964-2000), Record World Magazine (USA and Canada, published 1964-1982), Cashbox Magazine (published 1942-1996), The Gavin Report (published 1958-2002, *limited access to Gavin historical peak chart data), Country Music News (Canada aka CMN, published 1980-March 2012), Trax Report Canada (nationally recognized, but used here only for chart information on specific noteworthy recordings that peaked below Billboard or Mediabase published chart), Americana Music Association, Charlotte Music Awards, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN), Country Music Association (CMA), Nashville Songwriter Association International (NSAI).