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)
Albums produced: Used Heart For Sale (1996), It Would Be You (1998), Smoke Rings In The Dark (1999), and multiple recordings appearing on compilation albums (1999-2012).
Singles produced: “Her Man” (1996), “Forever And A Day” (1997), “From Where I’m Sitting” (1997), “Living In A House Full Of Love” (1997), “It Would Be You” (1998), “No Man In His Wrong Heart” (1998), “I’ll Take Today” (1998), “Smoke Rings In The Dark” (1999), “Lovin’ You Against My Will” (2000), “Right Where I Need To Be” (2000).
Chart Activity: Ten Billboard chart singles (1996-2000), one Billboard charted Christmas compilation album recording “Please Come Home For Christmas” (1997), and one Billboard charted album recording “Runaway” (2000) from the Smoke Rings In The Dark album.
Production related awards: Three RIAA certified Gold albums

BAMFORD, Gord
Labels: Royalty Records (Canada), Cache/Sony (Canada), Hotdisc International (UK,E,A,NZ)
Albums produced: Life Is Good (2004), Honkytonks And Heartaches (2007), Day Job (2010), Is It Friday Yet (2012), Country Junkie (2013), and multiple recordings appearing on compilation albums (2007-2014).
Singles produced: My Heart’s A Genius” (2004), “All About Her” (2005), “Life Is Good” (2005), “I Would For You” (2006), “We’re All Cowboys” (2006), “Blame It On That Red Dress” (2007), “In The Palm Of Your Hands” (2007-UK only), “Stayed Til Two” (2008), “Postcard From Pasadena” (2008), “Little Guy” (2009), “Drinkin’ Buddy”(2009), “Hurtin Me Back” (2009), “Honkytonks And Heartaches” (2009-UK only), “Baseball Glove” (2009-Christmas release), “Day Job” (2010), “Put Some Alcohol On It” (2010), “My Daughter’s Father” (2010), “Hank Williams Lonesome” (2011), “Is It Friday Yet” (2012), “Leaning On A Lonesome Song” (2012), “Disappearing Tail Lights” (2012), “Farm Girl Strong” (2013), “Must Be A Woman” (2013), “When Your Lips Are So Close” (2013), “Unreal” (2014), “Where A Farm Used To Be” (2014), and “Groovin’ With You” (2014).
Chart Activity: Twenty-Seven chart singles (2005-2015), includes Christmas re-charting of “Baseball Glove” in 2011.
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)
Albums produced: Multiple recordings appearing on several compilation albums (1982-1985)

BELL, Jackie
Label: Cardinal Records (Canada)
Album produced: One recording on a compilation album (1992).
Single produced: “I’m Crazy” (1992)

BOOM CHUCKA BOYS, The
Label: Cache/Sony Music (Canada)
Album produced: The Boom Chucka Boys (2013)
Single produced: “Find My Peace Of Mind” (2013)
Chart Activity: One chart single (2013)
Production related awards: CCMA Record Producer of the Year (2013).

BOTTRELL, Marie
Label: Cardinal Records/BMG Records (Canada)
Album produced: One album containing various recordings (recorded 1991, released 2010)
Singles produced: “Lasso Your Love” (1991), “I Don’t Give Up So Easy” (1991), “Like There’s No Tomorrow” (1992),  and two recordings appearing on compilation albums (1991-1992).
Chart Activity: Three chart singles (1991-1992)

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

COSNER, Michael
Label: MichaelCosner.com/Tunecore/BHP Recordings (USA)
Album produced: Stay Country (2012)

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

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

DEKLE, Mike
Label: NSD (USA), Parlay Records/CD Baby (USA), Hotdisc International (UK,E,A,NZ)
Albums produced: Wood And Wire (1988/1992), Fine Tuned (2001), Sketches (2003), Tunesmith (2006), Tributes (2009)
Singles produced: “Scarlet Fever” (1982), “Hanky Panky” (1984), “The Minstrel” (1984), “The Christmas Parade” (1986-Christmas single), “Our Christmas Fire” (1986-Christmas single), “Rockin’ Ramona” (1988), “Ode To Bob Dylan” (2009)
Chart Activity: Two Billboard chart singles (1984), Three other chart singles (1982-2009)

GACHNER, Richard (aka Richard Gachner de Rees)
Labels: WEA (France/Belgium), Polydor (France/Belgium), Clever/Apia/Musidisc (France/Belgium)
Albums produced: That’s Highway Music (1984), and multiple recordings appearing on compilation albums
Singles produced: “It’s Easy To Do” (1984), “My Heart Belongs To The U.S.A.” (1984), “Girl In Lingerie” (1984), “The Final Picture Show (La Derniere Seance) (1986), “Love Comes And Goes” (1986)

GRAND, Gil
Label: Monument Records (USA/Canada)
Album produced: Famous First Words (1998), and multiple recordings appearing on compilation albums. 
Singles produced: “Famous First Words” (1998), “Let’s Start Livin'” (1998), “Spilled Perfume” (1998), “I Already Fell” (1999), “I Can’t Put Your Memory to Bed” (1999), “She’ll Always Be Mine” (2016).
Chart Activity: Three Billboard chart singles (1998-1999), two other chart singles in Canada (1998-1999)

HEY ROMEO
Label: Royalty Records (Canada)
Albums produced: That’s What I Am (2010), Twist Of Fate (2012), and multiple recordings appearing on compilation albums.
Singles produced:  “Searchin’ For You” (2010), “That’s What I Am” (2010), “Snap My Fingers” (2010), “He Still Calls Me Baby” (2011), “Hello” (2011), “New Tradition” (2011-Christmas Single), “Jump Back In” (2012), “Maybe You Remember Me Now” (2012).
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)
Albums produced: Gravity…and other things that keep you down to Earth (1999), Ramblings (2004), Stay A While (2009), Radio Songs (2011), Red Leather Couch (2014)
Singles produced: “Like A Country Song” (2005), “Now And Then” (2005), “The Pages Of My Mind” (2006), “I’m Crushed” (2007), “Stay A While” (2009), “You Ain’t Chet Yet” (2009), “Blame It On Kristofferson” (2009), “Once You’ve Been To The Moon” (2009), “After You’re Gone” (2010), “Way Too Long” (2011), “Good News” (2015), all on Hotdisc International (UK,E,A,NZ)
Chart Activity: Eleven chart singles from compilation albums (2005-2015, Hotdisc International, UK, E, A, NZ)

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

KERN, Renate (see more aka Nancy WOOD below)
Labels: Ariola (Germany, Holland)
Albums produced: One double-album 1983 (Germany, Holland), with singles and multiple recordings appearing on three compilation albums (1985-1989/Germany, Holland).
Singles produced: “Oh Denk Daran” (1981, recorded and released as Renate Kern in Germany and Holland), see more recorded as Nancy WOOD.

MATTEA, Kathy
Label: Mercury Records (USA)
Album produced: Kathy Mattea (1983), and one recording appearing on hits compilation album (1986).
Singles produced: “Street Talk” (1983), “Someone Is Falling In Love” (1984), “You’ve Got A Soft Place To Fall” (1984), “That’s Easy For You To Say” (1984)
Chart Activity: Four Billboard chart singles (1983-1984)

MISSOURI MILE
Label: BHP Recordings (USA), Hotdisc International (UK,E,A,NZ)
Albums produced: That’s What I Do (2010), Exit 214 (2013)
Singles produced: “It’s Too Late Now (2010), “All Talk” (2011), “I Am A Song” (2011)
Chart Activity: Three chart singles (2010-2011, on Hotdisc International, UK, E, A, NZ)

NIBLOCK, David
Label: Sugar Mountain Records (USA)
Album: David Niblock (1980)

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

RAMSEY, Allen
Label: Wooden Pickle (USA)
Album produced: Allen Ramsey (2004)

SEAL, Jim
Label: NSD Records (USA), Galaxy Records (USA)
Album produced:  People And Places (2000, produced two recordings)
Singles produced: “Bourbon Cowboy” (1980), “No Body But Yours” (1981), “Spirits Of St. Louis” (1981)
Chart Activity: One Billboard chart single (1980)

WOOD, Nancy (aka Renate KERN)
Labels: Montage/Capitol (USA), Lovelight/Ariola (Germany, Holland)
Albums produced: One double-album 1983 (Germany, Holland), with singles and multiple recordings appearing on three compilation albums (1985-1989/Germany, Holland).
Singles produced: “Oh Denk Daran” (1981, recorded and released as Renate Kern), “Imagine That” (1981, 1983), “Lyin’ Cheatin’ Woman Chasin'” (1983), “Could I Borrow Your Arms” (1983), “In The Movies” (1985)
Chart Activity: One Billboard chart single (1981/USA), five chart singles (1981-1985/Germany, Holland)

ADDENDUM:
There are many other artists Byron currently produces, or has produced, whose product is either awaiting release, never been released, or in the case of older product….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), Texas Regional Radio Chart (TRR), TRACtion Texas chart (CDX), 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).