The pioneers of bluegrass

Various artists

Label:CMH CD 8660
Release Date:2002-06-11
Format:CD
Country:United States
Barcode:027297866027
BG Unlimited:2002-07
   Amazon ASIN: B000066C02

Song Information:

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1. Going across the seaBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys
Vocals:(Instrumental)
2. Body and soulBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys
3. Jimmie Brown the newsboyMac Wiseman
4. Prisoner's songThe Osborne Brothers 2:56
Recording Date:1991
Composer:Guy Massey
Place:Homeplace Studio, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Bobby Osborne-m; Sonny Osborne-bj/g; Terry Eldredge-rg; Raymond Huffmeister-rg; Steve Thomas-f; Terry Smith-sb
5. Footprints in the snowSmith Brothers Bluegrass Orchestra
6. Are you from DixieGrandpa Jones
7. Cincinnati ragDon Reno & the Tennessee Cut-Ups 2:45
Recording Date:1979
Composer:M. Christian
Place:Arthur Smith Studios
Instruments:Don Reno-bj/g; Don Wayne Reno-2nd bj; Sonny Beverly-g/2nd f; Dale Reno-m; Buck Ryan-f; Arthur Smith-bs
Vocals:(Instrumental)
8. There ain't a cow in TexasMerle Travis
9. Golden RocketJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys
10. Pins and needlesThe Osborne Brothers & Mac Wiseman 2:50
Recording Date:1979-03-15
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rg; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rg; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-d; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Benny Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V
11. Goergia roseThe Seldom Scene
12. Will the circle be unbrokenLester Flatt & the Nashville Grass
13. Chubby's Cacklin' henChubby Wise
Vocals:(Instrumental)
14. Bringin' in the Georgia mailDon Reno 2:18
Recording Date:1976
Composer:Fred Rose
Place:Arthur Smith Studios, Charlotte, NC
Instruments:Bill Harrell-g; Don Reno-bj; Dale Reno-m; Buck Ryan-f; Clay Smith-g; Arthur Smith-g/db; Ed Ferris-sb
Vocals:B. Harrell-L; D. Reno-T
15. Great speckled birdJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys
16. Tupelo County jailThe Stoneman Family
17. Roll in my sweet baby's armsLester Flatt & the Nashville Grass
18. Tyler's tuitionKenny Baker
Vocals:(Instrumental)
19. Wabash CannonballBenny Martin
20. Sunny side of the mountainThe Osborne Brothers 2:20
Recording Date:1978
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Ray Edenton-g; Benny Birchfield-high string g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Kenny Baker-f; Blaine Sprouse-f; Bob Moore-sb; Robby Osborne-d