The best of Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys

Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys

Label:MCA 088 170 109-2
Release Date:1999
Format:CD
Country:United States
County Sales:#238

Song Information:

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1. Blue moon of Kentucky2:08
Recording Date:1954-09-04
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3364 / 86763
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Charlie Cline-f; Red Taylor-f; Gordon Terry-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
2. Footprints in the snow2:41
Recording Date:1952-07-18
Composer:Rupert Jones
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2782 / 83131
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
3. New mule skinner blues2:27
Recording Date:1950-02-03
Composer:Jimmie Rodgers-George Vaughn
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2077 / 75810
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Vassar Clements-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
4. Uncle Pen2:42
Recording Date:1950-10-15
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2254 / 80071
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Red Taylor-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-LV/TC; J. Martin-LC; J. Price-B
5. In the pines3:08
Recording Date:1952-07-18
Composer:Jimmie Davis-Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2781 / 83130
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T
6. I'm working on a building2:41
Recording Date:1954-01-25
Composer:A. P. Carter
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3236 / 85751
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Grady Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-LV/TC; J. Martin-LC; C. Cline-B; M. Estes-BS
7. Gotta travel on2:32
Recording Date:1958-12-01
Composer:Paul Clayton
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 10516 / 106200
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jack Cooke-g; Buddy Pennington-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
8. Scotland1:50
Recording Date:1958-04-08
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:10222 / 104836
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Joe Drumright-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Bobby Hicks-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
9. Molly and Tenbrooks2:19
Recording Date:1957-05-15
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 9822 / 102740
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Sandy-g; Don Stover-bj; Joe Stuart-f; Gordon Terry-f; Dale Potter-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
10. I'm sitting on top of the world2:21
Recording Date:1957-05-14
Composer:R. Henderson-J. Young-S. Lewis
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 9817 / 102735
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Sandy-g; Don Stover-bj; Tommy Jackson-f; Gordon Terry-f; Dale Potter-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
11. I saw the light2:27
Recording Date:1958-02-25
Composer:Hank Williams
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10163 / 104726
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:E. Mayfield-L; B. Monroe-T; K. Baker-B; G. Terry-BS
12. My sweet blue-eyed darlin'2:46
Recording Date:1982-12-23
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Burns, TN
Master:MC 13875
Vocals:R. Skaggs-L; B. Monroe-T