20 bluegrass originals

Don Reno, Red Smiley & the Tennessee Cutups

Label:Deluxe 7906-2
Release Date:1987
Format:CD
Country:United States
BG Unlimited:1979-09

Song Information:

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1. I know you're married but I love you still2:39
Recording Date:1956-08-27
Composer:Don Reno-Mack Magaha
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:K-4094
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Benny Williams-f; Mack Magaha-f; John Palmer-bs
Vocals:R. Smiley-L; D. Reno-T
2. Pretending2:40
Recording Date:1959-03-02
Composer:Reno-Smiley
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:K-4252
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Curley Howard-g; Mack Magaha-f; John Palmer-bs
Vocals:R. Smiley-L; D. Reno-T
3. Banjo signal2:18
Recording Date:1954-11-08
Composer:Don Reno-Smiley Hobbs
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:K-3907
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Smiley Hobbs-m; Mack Magaha-f; Jimmy Lunsford-f; John Palmer-bs
4. Trail of sorrow2:15
Recording Date:1954-11-08
Composer:Don Reno
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:K-3897
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Smiley Hobbs-m; Mack Magaha-f; Jimmy Lunsford-f; John Palmer-bs
Vocals:R. Smiley-L; D. Reno-T
5. Signed, sealed and delivered
6. Tally ho2:35
Recording Date:1954-04-06
Composer:Reno-Smiley
Place:WBT Radio Station, Charlotte, NC
Master:K-3779
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Bill Haney-m; Jimmy Lunsford-f; Tommy Faile-bs; Nelson Benton-drums
Vocals:R. Smiley-L; D. Reno-T
7. I wouldn't change you if I could2:15
Recording Date:1959-03-02
Composer:Jim Eanes
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:K-4253
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Curley Howard-g; Mack Magaha-f; John Palmer-bs
Vocals:R. Smiley-L; D. Reno-T
8. Tennessee Cut-Up breakdown2:24
Recording Date:1952-01-15
Composer:Don Reno
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:K-3347
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Chuck Haney-m; Gopher Addis-f; Jay Haney-bs
9. Please remember that I love you
Recording Date:1960-06-27
Composer:D. Reno-R. Smiley
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:K-4696
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Sid Campbell-g; Ronnie Reno-m; Mack Magaha-f; John Palmer-bs
10. Banjo special2:39
Recording Date:1958-11-14
Composer:Don Reno
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:K-4208
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Ronnie Reno (probably)-m; Mack Magaha-f; John Palmer-bs
11. Let's live for tonight2:18
Recording Date:1954-11-08
Composer:Don Reno
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:K-3895
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Smiley Hobbs-m; Jimmy Lunsford-f; Mack Magaha-f; John Palmer-bs
Vocals:R. Smiley-L; D. Reno-T
12. Money, marbles, and chalk2:58
Recording Date:1959-10-26
Composer:Pop Eckler
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:K-4412
Instruments:Don Reno-g; Red Smiley-g; John Palmer-bs; Unknown-drums
Vocals:R. Smiley-L; D. Reno-T
13. Bringing in the Georgia mail
Recording Date:1960-06-27
Composer:Fred Rose
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:K-4692
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Sid Campbell-g; Sid Campbell-m; Mack Magaha-f; John Palmer-bs
14. Emotions2:31
Recording Date:1954-04-06
Composer:Don Reno
Place:WBT Radio Station, Charlotte, NC
Master:K-3780
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Bill Haney-m; Jimmy Lunsford-f; Tommy Faile-bs; Nelson Benton-drums
Vocals:D. Reno-HL; R. Smiley-LT
15. Don't let your sweet love die2:29
Recording Date:1959-10-26
Composer:Van Ness-Manners
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:K-4421
Instruments:Don Reno-g; Red Smiley-g; John Palmer-bs; Unknown-drums
Vocals:R. Smiley-L; D. Reno-T
16. Tennessee stomp
Recording Date:1960-06-27
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Sid Campbell-g; Ronnie Reno-m; Mack Magaha-f; John Palmer-bs
17. Greenback dollar
18. I'm the talk of the town2:41
Recording Date:1953-01-30
Composer:Don Reno
Place:WBT Radio Station, Charlotte, NC
Master:K-3544
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Red Rector-m; Jimmy Lunsford-f; Tommy Faile-bs; Nelson Benton-drums
Vocals:R. Smiley-L; D. Reno-T
19. Mountain Rosa Lee2:40
Recording Date:1959-10-26
Composer:York-York
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:K-4419
Instruments:Don Reno-g; Red Smiley-g; John Palmer-bs; Unknown-drums
Vocals:R. Smiley-L; D. Reno-T
20. Freight train boogie2:22
Recording Date:1959-10-26
Composer:Jim Scott-Jim Nabor
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:K-4414
Instruments:Don Reno-g; Red Smiley-g; John Palmer-bs; Unknown-drums
Vocals:R. Smiley-L; D. Reno-T