At his best

Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys

Label:Hollywood HCD 409
Release Date:1989
Format:CD
Country:United States

Song Information:

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1. Orange Blossom Special
Recording Date:1964-10
Composer:Ervin Rouse
Place:Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL
Master:[01]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James 'Jimmy' Elrod-g; Don Lineberger-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; James William Monroe-sb
2. Uncle Pen
Recording Date:1964-10
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL
Master:[02]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James 'Jimmy' Elrod-g; Don Lineberger-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; James Monroe-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-LV/TC; B. Williams-LC; unknown-B
3. Footprints in the snow
Recording Date:1964-10
Place:Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL
Master:[03]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James 'Jimmy' Elrod-g; Don Lineberger-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; James Monroe-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
4. Bluegrass breakdown
Recording Date:1964-10
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL
Master:[04]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James 'Jimmy' Elrod-g; Don Lineberger-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; James Monroe-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
5. I saw the light
Recording Date:1964-10
Place:Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL
Master:[05]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James 'Jimmy' Elrod-g; Don Lineberger-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; James William Monroe-sb
Vocals:B. Williams-L; B. Monroe-T; unknown-B; unknown-BS
6. Shady grove
Recording Date:1964-10
Place:Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL
Master:[06]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James 'Jimmy' Elrod-g; Don Lineberger-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; James William Monroe-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-LV/TC; B. Williams-LC
7. Shenandoah breakdown
Recording Date:1964-10
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL
Master:[07]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James 'Jimmy' Elrod-g; Don Lineberger-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; James William Monroe-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
8. Muleskinner blues
Recording Date:1964-10
Composer:Rodgers
Place:Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL
Master:[08]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James 'Jimmy' Elrod-g; Don Lineberger-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; James Monroe-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
9. The prisoner's song
Recording Date:1964-10
Place:Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL
Master:[09]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James 'Jimmy' Elrod-g; Don Lineberger-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; James William Monroe-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
10. Blue moon of Kentucky
Recording Date:1964-10
Place:Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL
Master:[10]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James 'Jimmy' Elrod-g; Don Lineberger-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; James Monroe-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
11. Can't you hear me calling
Recording Date:1964-10
Place:Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL
Master:[11]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James 'Jimmy' Elrod-g; Don Lineberger-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; James Monroe-sb
Vocals:B. Williams-L; B. Monroe-T
12. Nine pound hammer
Recording Date:1964-10
Place:Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL
Master:[12]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James 'Jimmy' Elrod-g; Don Lineberger-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; James Monroe-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L