The very best of bluegrass : selected sides, 1947-1953

Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys

Label:JSP JSP 7724
Release Date:2003
Format:CD
Country:United Kingdom

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A-1. Molly and TenbrooksStanley Brothers 2:25
Recording Date:1948
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WOPI Radio Station, Bristol, VA
Master:9754
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Art Wooten-f
Vocals:P.W. Lambert-L
A-2. The rambler's bluesStanley Brothers 2:47
Recording Date:1948
Composer:Pee Wee Lambert
Place:WOPI Radio Station, Bristol, VA
Master:9633
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Art Wooten-f
Vocals:P.W. Lambert-L
A-3. Mother no longer awaits for me at homeStanley Brothers 2:42
Recording Date:1947
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:WOPI Radio Station, Bristol, VA
Master:2328
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Leslie Keith-f; Ray Lambert-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-4. The girl behind the barStanley Brothers 2:15
Recording Date:1947
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:WOPI Radio Station, Bristol, VA
Master:2330
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Leslie Keith-f; Ray Lambert-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-5. Little MaggieStanley Brothers 2:19
Recording Date:1947
Composer:Trad.
Place:WOPI Radio Station, Bristol, VA
Master:3108
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Leslie Keith-f
Vocals:R. Stanley-L
A-6. The little glass of wineStanley Brothers 2:57
Recording Date:1947
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:WOPI Radio Station, Bristol, VA
Master:4102
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Leslie Keith-f
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-7. Our darling's goneStanley Brothers 2:12
Recording Date:1948
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:WOPI Radio Station, Bristol, VA
Master:4114
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Leslie Keith-f
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-8. The jealous loverStanley Brothers 2:12
Recording Date:1947
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:WOPI Radio Station, Bristol, VA
Master:3117
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Leslie Keith-f
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-9. Death is only a dreamStanley Brothers 2:20
Recording Date:1947
Composer:Stanley
Place:WOPI Radio Station, Bristol, VA
Master:2324
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Leslie Keith-f; Ray Lambert-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; P.W. Lambert-T; R. Stanley-B; R. Lambert-BS
A-10. I can tell you the timeStanley Brothers 2:07
Recording Date:1947
Composer:Stanley
Place:WOPI Radio Station, Bristol, VA
Master:2326
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Leslie Keith-f; Ray Lambert-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; P.W. Lambert-T; R. Stanley-B; R. Lambert-BS
A-11. A vision of motherStanley Brothers 2:56
Recording Date:1949-03-01
Composer:C. Stanley; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:40506
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Bobby Sumner-f; Jay Hughes-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; P.W. Lambert-B
A-12. The white doveStanley Brothers 3:12
Recording Date:1949-03-01
Composer:C. Stanley; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:40507
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Bobby Sumner-f; Jay Hughes-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; P.W. Lambert-B
A-13. Gathering flowers for the Master's bouquetStanley Brothers 2:48
Recording Date:1949-03-01
Composer:M.D. Baumgardner
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:40508
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Bobby Sumner-f; Jay Hughes-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-14. The angels are singing (in Heaven tonight)Stanley Brothers 3:00
Recording Date:1949-03-01
Composer:C. Stanley
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:40509
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Bobby Sumner-f; Jay Hughes-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; P.W. Lambert-B
A-15. It's never too lateStanley Brothers 2:29
Recording Date:1949-03-01
Composer:C. Stanley
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:40510
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Bobby Sumner-f; Jay Hughes-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-16. Have you someone (in Heaven awaiting)Stanley Brothers 2:37
Recording Date:1949-03-01
Composer:C. Stanley; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:40511
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Bobby Sumner-f; Jay Hughes-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-17. Little glass of wineStanley Brothers 2:53
Recording Date:1949-03-01
Composer:C. Stanley
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:40512
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Bobby Sumner-f; Jay Hughes-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-18. Let me be your friendStanley Brothers 2:38
Recording Date:1949-03-01
Composer:C. Stanley
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:40513
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Bobby Sumner-f; Jay Hughes-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; P.W. Lambert-T
A-19. We'll be sweethearts in HeavenStanley Brothers 2:34
Recording Date:1949-11-20
Composer:C. Stanley
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:41936
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-20. I love no one but youStanley Brothers 2:37
Recording Date:1949-11-20
Composer:C. Stanley; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:41937
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-21. Too late to cryStanley Brothers 2:49
Recording Date:1949-11-20
Composer:C. Stanley
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:41938
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-1. The old homeStanley Brothers 2:16
Recording Date:1949-11-20
Composer:C. Stanley; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:41939
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; P.W. Lambert-T
B-2. The drunkard's HellStanley Brothers 2:34
Recording Date:1949-11-20
Composer:Arr. C. Stanley
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:41940
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; P.W. Lambert-HB
B-3. The fields have turned brownStanley Brothers 2:29
Recording Date:1949-11-20
Composer:C. Stanley; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:41941
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; P.W. Lambert-HB
B-4. Hey! Hey! Hey!Stanley Brothers 2:39
Recording Date:1950-11-03
Composer:C. Stanley; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:4310
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; P.W. Lambert-T
B-5. The lonesome riverStanley Brothers 2:40
Recording Date:1950-11-03
Composer:C. Stanley
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:4311
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; P.W. Lambert-B
B-6. I'm a man of constant sorrowStanley Brothers 2:54
Recording Date:1950-11-03
Composer:C. Stanley; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:4312
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-L
B-7. Pretty PollyStanley Brothers 2:47
Recording Date:1950-11-03
Composer:B.F. Shelton
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:4313
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-L
B-8. Sweetest loveStanley Brothers 2:22
Recording Date:1952-04-11
Composer:C. Stanley-R. Stanley
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:47812
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Art Wooten-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-9. The wandering boyStanley Brothers 2:30
Recording Date:1952-04-11
Composer:A.P. Carter; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:47813
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Art Wooten-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L
B-10. Little glass of wineStanley Brothers 2:47
Recording Date:1952
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:Radio Station WLSI, Pikeville, KY
Master:1348
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Jim Williams-m; Art Stamper-f
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-11. Little birdieStanley Brothers 2:30
Recording Date:1952
Composer:Trad.
Place:Radio Station WLSI, Pikeville, KY
Master:1447
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Jim Williams-m; Art Stamper-f
Vocals:R. Stanley-L
B-12. Are you waiting just for meStanley Brothers 2:30
Recording Date:1952
Composer:Ernest Tubb
Place:Radio Station WLSI, Pikeville, KY
Master:1446
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Jim Williams-m; Art Stamper-f
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-13. The little girl and the dreadful snakeStanley Brothers 2:58
Recording Date:1952
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Radio Station WLSI, Pikeville, KY
Master:1347
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Jim Williams-m; Art Stamper-f
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-14. Say, won't you be mineStanley Brothers 2:45
Recording Date:1953-08-09
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:Universal Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7485
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Jim Williams-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-15. This weary heart you stole awayStanley Brothers 2:37
Recording Date:1953-08-09
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:Universal Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7486
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Jim Williams-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-16. I'm lonesome without youStanley Brothers 2:28
Recording Date:1953-08-09
Composer:Ralph Stanley
Place:Universal Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7487
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Jim Williams-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; G. Shuffler-B
B-17. Our last goodbyeStanley Brothers 2:39
Recording Date:1953-08-09
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:Universal Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7488
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Jim Williams-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-18. Poison liesStanley Brothers 2:36
Recording Date:1953-11-25
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7520
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Jim Williams-m; Ralph Mayo-f; John Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-19. Dickson County breakdownStanley Brothers 2:12
Recording Date:1953-11-25
Composer:Ralph Stanley; Acuff-Rose, BMI
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7521
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Jim Williams-m; Ralph Mayo-f; John Shuffler-bs
B-20. I long to see the old folksStanley Brothers 3:05
Recording Date:1953-11-25
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7522
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Jim Williams-m; Ralph Mayo-f; John Shuffler-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
B-21. A voice from on highStanley Brothers 2:20
Recording Date:1953-11-25
Composer:Bill Monroe-Bessie Mauldlin
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7523
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Jim Williams-m; Ralph Mayo-f; John Shuffler-bs
Vocals:R. Stanley-HL; J. Shuffler-LT; C. Stanley-B
C-1. God loves His children2:39
Recording Date:1948
Composer:L. Flatt-E. Scruggs; BMI
Place:WROL Radio Station, Knoxville, TN
Master:2031
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; M. Wiseman-T; E. Scruggs-B; J. Shumate-BS
C-2. I'm going to make Heaven my home2:37
Recording Date:1948
Composer:L. Flatt-E. Scruggs; BMI
Place:WROL Radio Station, Knoxville, TN
Master:2032
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; M. Wiseman-T; E. Scruggs-B; J. Shumate-BS
C-3. We'll meet again sweetheart2:41
Recording Date:1948
Composer:L. Flatt-E. Scruggs; Peer, BMI
Place:WROL Radio Station, Knoxville, TN
Master:2033
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Mac Wiseman-g; Jim Shumate-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; M. Wiseman-T
C-4. My cabin in Caroline2:35
Recording Date:1948
Composer:Flatt-Scruggs
Place:WROL Radio Station, Knoxville, TN
Master:2034
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Mac Wiseman-g; Jim Shumate-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
C-5. Baby blue eyes2:57
Recording Date:1949-04
Composer:Jim Eanes; Atlantic Music
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2607
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Art Wooten-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
C-6. Bouquet in Heaven2:49
Recording Date:1949-04
Composer:Lester Flatt; Peer International
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2608
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Art Wooten-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T; Watts-B
C-7. Down the road2:39
Recording Date:1949-04
Composer:Flatt-Scruggs; Fairway
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2609
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Art Wooten-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
C-8. Why don't you tell me so?2:39
Recording Date:1949-04
Composer:Lester Flatt; Peer, BMI
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2610
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Art Wooten-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T
C-9. I'll never shed another tear2:24
Recording Date:1949-12-11
Composer:Lester Flatt; Peer
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2662
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T
C-10. No mother or dad2:41
Recording Date:1949-12-11
Composer:L. Flatt-C. Seckler; Peer, BMI
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2663
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T
C-11. Is it too late now?2:36
Recording Date:1949-12-11
Composer:Lester Flatt; Peer
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2664
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
C-12. Foggy Mountain breakdown2:39
Recording Date:1949-12-11
Composer:Earl Scruggs; Peer, BMI
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2665
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Howard Watts-bs
C-13. I'll be going to Heaven sometime2:32
Recording Date:1949-12-11
Composer:Howard Watts; Peer, BMI
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2666
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B; H. Watts-BS
C-14. So happy I'll be2:28
Recording Date:1949-12-11
Composer:L. Flatt-E. Scruggs; BMI
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2667
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B; H. Watts-BS
C-15. My little girl in Tennessee2:40
Recording Date:1949-12-11
Composer:Lester Flatt; Peer
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2668
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T
C-16. I'll never love another3:00
Recording Date:1949-12-11
Composer:Lester Flatt; Peer
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2669
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
C-17. Doin' my time2:47
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Skinner; Acuff-Rose
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7057
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
C-18. Pike County breakdown2:43
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:R. Jones; Peer
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7058
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
C-19. Cora is gone2:21
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Odell MacLeod; Acuff-Rose
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7059
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
C-20. Preachin', prayin', singin'2:24
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:E.C. McCarthy
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7060
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; Curly Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B; B. Sims-BS
C-21. Pain in my heart2:45
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Bob Osborne-Larry Richardson; John Bava
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7061
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T
C-22. Roll in my sweet baby's arms2:37
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Charlie Monroe
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7062
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Jody Rainwater-m/bs; Benny Sims-f/bs;
Vocals:L. Flatt-LV/TC; C. Seckler-LC/TV; E. Scruggs-B; B. Sims-BS
C-23. Back to the cross2:53
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Jessie Mae Martin; Barnhill/Acuff-Rose
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7063
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f/bs;
Vocals:B. Sims-L; L. Flatt-T
C-24. Farewell blues2:26
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Schoebel-Mares-Roppolo; Mills Music
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7064
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
C-25. Old salty dog blues2:27
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:W. Morris-Z. Morris; BMI
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7065
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:B. Sims-L; C. Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B
C-26. Take me in a lifeboat2:13
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Frank Southern; Georgia/Joe Davis
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7066
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B
C-27. Will the roses bloom (where she lies sleeping)2:31
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Bevins Brothers
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7067
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs/m
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T
C-28. I'll just pretend2:28
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Jessie Mae Martin; Wing/Acuff-Rose
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7068
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
D-1. Come back darling
Recording Date:1950-11-21
Composer:Flatt; Peer
Place:Nashville, TN
Master:4358
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T
D-2. I'm head over heels in love
Recording Date:1950-11-21
Composer:Flatt; Peer
Place:Possibly Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:4359
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
D-3. I'm waiting to hear you call me darling
Recording Date:1950-11-21
Composer:Flatt-C. Johnson; Peer
Place:Nashville, TN
Master:4360
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-LV/TC; C. Seckler-HB; E. Scruggs-L
D-4. The old home town
Recording Date:1950-11-21
Composer:L. Flatt; Peer
Place:Possibly Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:4361
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
D-5. I'll stay around
Recording Date:1950-11-21
Composer:L. Flatt; Peer
Place:Possibly Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:4362
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T
D-6. We can't be darlings anymore
Recording Date:1950-11-21
Composer:Flatt-Seckler; Peer
Place:Nashville, TN
Master:4363
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T
D-7. Jimmie Brown the newsboy
Recording Date:1951-05-09
Composer:Carter Family; Peer
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:45912
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g; Everett Lilly-m; Chubby Wise-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
D-8. Somehow tonight
Recording Date:1951-05-09
Composer:Scruggs; Peer
Place:Nashville, TN
Master:45913
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Chubby Wise-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; E. Lilly-T
D-9. Don't get above your raising
Recording Date:1951-05-09
Composer:Flatt-Scruggs; Peer
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:45914
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Chubby Wise-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
D-10. I'm working on a road
Recording Date:1951-05-09
Composer:L. Flatt; Peer
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:45915
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g; Everett Lilly-m; Chubby Wise-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; E. Lilly-T; E. Scruggs-B; J. Rainwater-BS
D-11. He took your place
Recording Date:1951-05-09
Composer:Flatt-Scruggs; Peer
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:45916
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Chubby Wise-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; E. Lilly-B
D-12. I've lost you
Recording Date:1951-05-09
Composer:K. Howard-A. Blaikley; Peer
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:45917
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Chubby Wise-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; E. Lilly-B
D-13. Tis sweet to be remembered
Recording Date:1951-10-24
Composer:M. Wiseman; Dot
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:47111
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Howdy Forrester-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; E. Lilly-T
D-14. I'm gonna settle down
Recording Date:1951-10-24
Composer:Flatt; Peer
Place:Possibly Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:47112
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Howdy Forrester-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; E. Lilly-B
D-15. Earl's breakdown
Recording Date:1951-10-24
Composer:Scruggs; Peer
Place:Possibly Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:47113
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Howdy Forrester-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
D-16. I'm lonesome and blue
Recording Date:1951-10-24
Composer:E. McWilliams-J. Rodgers; Peer
Place:Possibly Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:47114
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Howdy Forrester-f; Everett Lilly-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
D-17. Over the hills to the poorhouse
Recording Date:1951-10-24
Composer:Flatt-Lilly; Peer
Place:Possibly Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:47115
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Howdy Forrester-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; E. Lilly-T
D-18. My darling's last goodbye
Recording Date:1951-10-24
Composer:Flatt-Gordon Brown; Peer
Place:Possibly Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:47116
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Howdy Forrester-f; Everett Lilly-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
D-19. Get in line brother
Recording Date:1951-10-24
Composer:L. Flatt; Peer
Place:Possibly Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:47117
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Howdy Forrester-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; E. Lilly-T; E. Scruggs-B; J. Rainwater-BS
D-20. Brother, I'm getting ready to go
Recording Date:1951-10-24
Composer:Flatt; Peer
Place:Possibly Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:47118
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Howdy Forrester-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; E. Lilly-T; E. Scruggs-B; J. Rainwater-BS
D-21. Why did you wander
Recording Date:1952-11-09
Composer:Flatt-B. Monroe; Peer
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:48535
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T
D-22. Flint Hill special
Recording Date:1952-11-09
Composer:E. Scruggs; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:48536
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Jody Rainwater-bs
D-23. Thinking about you
Recording Date:1952-11-09
Composer:Flatt-Scruggs; Peer
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:48537
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B
D-24. If I should wander back to you
Recording Date:1952-11-09
Composer:L. Flatt-E. Scruggs; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:48538
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L