Can't you hear me callin' : bluegrass, 80 years of American music

Various artists

Label:Legacy C4K 90628
Release Date:2004
Format:CD
Country:United States
BG Unlimited:2004-09
County Sales:#269
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A-8. What would you give in exchange (for your soul)?The Monroe Brothers
A-11. Orange Blossom SpecialRoy Hall & his Blue Ridge Entertainers
Vocals:(Instrumental)
A-15. Mule skinner bluesBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 3:08
Recording Date:1939-11-25
Composer:Jimmie Rodgers-George Vaughn
Place:Grand Ole Opry's NBC Prince Albert Show, Nashville
Instruments:Bill Monroe-g; Johnnie Cleo 'J. C.' Davis-m; Art Wooten-f; Walter Franklin 'Amos' Garren-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
A-17. The drunkard's graveBailes Brothers
A-18. Rocky road bluesBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:36
Recording Date:1945-02-13
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4354-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Tex Willis-g; Elliott Thurman 'Curley' Bradshaw?-g; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; David 'Stringbean' Akeman-bj; Wilene 'Sally Ann' Forrester-accordion; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
A-19. Searching for a soldier's graveBailes Brothers
A-20. Blue moon of KentuckyBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 3:03
Recording Date:1946-09-16
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4607-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
A-21. Dust on the BibleBailes Brothers
A-22. I heard my mother weepingMolly O'Day & the Cumberland Mountain Folks
A-23. Will you be loving another man?Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:53
Recording Date:1946-09-17
Composer:Bill Monroe-Lester Flatt
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4613
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Chubby Wise-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; B. Monroe-T
A-24. Bluegrass breakdownBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:18
Recording Date:1947-10-27
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4879-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
A-25. It's mighty dark to travelBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:52
Recording Date:1947-10-02
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4875-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; B. Monroe-T
A-26. Molly and TenbrooksBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:44
Recording Date:1947-10-28
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4887-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
A-27. Black Mountain ragBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-1. Can't you hear me calling?Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 3:48
Recording Date:1949-10-22
Place:Castle Studios, Nashville, TN
Master:41835
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Malcolm 'Mac' Wiseman-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Jack Thompson-bs
Vocals:M. Wiseman-L; B. Monroe-T
B-2. Foggy Mountain breakdownLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-3. Poor Ellen SmithMolly O'Day & the Cumberland Mountain Folks
B-4. The drunkard's HellThe Stanley Brothers 2:34
Recording Date:1949-11-20
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:41940
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; P. W. Lambert-HB
B-5. Lonesome riverThe Stanley Brothers 2:40
Recording Date:1950-11-03
Composer:Carter Stanley; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:4311
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; P. W. Lambert-B
B-6. On the banks of the riverWilma Lee & Stoney Cooper 2:42
Recording Date:1949-04-09
Composer:D. Lewis
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:40684-1
Instruments:Wilma Lee Cooper-g; Stoney Cooper-f; Blaine Stewart-m; Bill Carver-db; Albert Lee 'Ab' Cole-sb
Vocals:W. L. Cooper-L; S. Cooper-H
B-7. The fields have turned brownThe Stanley Brothers 2:29
Recording Date:1949-11-20
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:41941
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; P. W. Lambert-HB
B-8. The white doveThe Stanley Brothers 3:12
Recording Date:1949-03-01
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:40507
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Bobby Sumner-f; Jay Hughes-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; P. W. Lambert-HB
B-9. Sunny side of the mountainWilma Lee & Stoney Cooper 2:56
Recording Date:1951-07-13
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:46493-1 / NASH 1269
Instruments:Wilma Lee Cooper-g; Stoney Cooper-f; Burkett Howard 'Buck' Graves-db; Joe Stuart-m; Albert Lee 'Ab' Cole-sb; Benjamin 'Tex' Logan-f
Vocals:S. Cooper-L
B-10. I'm a man of constant sorrowThe Stanley Brothers 2:34
Recording Date:1959-09-15
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4350
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; George Shuffler-sb
Vocals:R. Stanley-LV/TC; C. Stanley-LC; B. Napier-B; G. Shuffler-BS
B-11. I wonder how the old folks are at homeMac Wiseman
B-12. Uncle PenBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys
Composer:Bill Monroe
B-13. Stoney, are you mad at your gal?Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper 2:53
Recording Date:1951-07-13
Composer:Cousin Emmy
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:46491-1 / NASH 1267
Instruments:Wilma Lee Cooper-g; Stoney Cooper-f; Burkett Howard 'Buck' Graves-db; Joe Stuart-m; Albert Lee 'Ab' Cole-sb; Benjamin 'Tex' Logan-harmonica
Vocals:W. L. Cooper-L
B-14. When the angels rolled the stone awayMolly O'Day
B-15. Earl's breakdownLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-16. Don't get above your raisin'Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
B-17. Are you missing me?Jim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys
B-18. Why did you wanderLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
B-19. Flint Hill specialLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-20. I'll go stepping tooLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
B-21. Love and wealthCarl Story & His Rambling Mountaineer Quartet 2:48
Recording Date:1953-06-01
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:49488 / NASH 1690
Instruments:Carl Story-g; James Edward 'Eddie' Hill-sock rhythm g; William E. 'Red' Rector-m; Gerald McEwen 'Jerry' Rivers-f; Ray Atkins-db; Ernest F. 'Ernie' Newton-sb
Vocals:R. Rector-L; C. Story-T; R. Atkins-B; C. Boone-BS
B-22. 20/20 visionJimmy Martin & the Osborne Brothers 2:43
Recording Date:1954-11-16
Composer:Joe Allison-Milton Estes
Place:RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:6011
Instruments:Jimmy Martin-g; Bob Osborne-m; Sonny Osborne-bj; Red Taylor-f; Cedric Rainwater-bs
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Osborne-HB; S. Osborne-T
B-23. My Lord keeps a recordCarl Story & His Rambling Mountaineer Quartet 2:19
Recording Date:1953-06-01
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:49487 / NASH 1689
Instruments:Carl Story-g; James Edward 'Eddie' Hill-sock rhythm g; William E. 'Red' Rector-m; Gerald McEwen 'Jerry' Rivers-f; Ray Atkins-db; Ernest F. 'Ernie' Newton-sb
Vocals:R. Rector-L; C. Story-T; R. Atkins-B; C. Boone-BS
B-24. I love the hymns they sang at mother's graveCarl Story & His Rambling Mountaineer Quartet 2:56
Recording Date:1954-02-02
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:50847 / NASH 1788
Instruments:Carl Story-g; James Edward 'Eddie' Hill-lead g; William E. 'Red' Rector-m; Gerald McEwen 'Jerry' Rivers-f; Ray Atkins-db; Ernest F. 'Ernie' Newton-sb
Vocals:R. Rector-L; C. Story-T; R. Atkins-B; C. Boone-BS
B-25. Reunion in HeavenCarl Story & His Rambling Mountaineer Quartet 2:50
Recording Date:1955-03-11
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:53184 / NASH 1976
Instruments:Carl Story-g; Claude William Boone-g; Chester B. 'Chet' Atkins-electric g; William E. 'Red' Rector-electric m; Dale Potter-f; Ray Atkins-db; Ernest F. 'Ernie' Newton-sb
Vocals:R. Rector-L; C. Story-T; C. Boone-BS
B-26. Don't you hear Jerusalem mournCarl Story & His Rambling Mountaineer Quartet 2:10
Recording Date:1955-03-11
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:53183 / NASH 1975
Instruments:Carl Story-g; Claude William Boone-g; Chester B. 'Chet' Atkins-electric g; William E. 'Red' Rector-electric m; Dale Potter-f; Ray Atkins-db; Ernest F. 'Ernie' Newton-sb
Vocals:R. Rector-L; C. Story-T; C. Boone-BS
B-27. Hitch hiker's bluesJack Youngblood
C-1. The Martha White themeLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
C-2. Don't let your deal go downLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
C-3. Seven year bluesThe Webster Brothers
C-4. Get down on your knees and prayBill & Mary Reid & the Melody Mountaineers
C-5. Somebody touched meCarl Butler
C-6. Feudin' banjosArthur 'Guitar Boogie' Smith
Vocals:(Instrumental)
C-7. Ruby, are you mad?The Osborne Brothers
Composer:Cousin Emmy
C-8. Knoxville girlsThe Louvin Brothers
C-9. Once moreThe Osborne Brothers 2:41
Recording Date:1957-10-17
Composer:Dusty Owens
Place:RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:554-4 / 57-S-5
Instruments:Harley 'Red' Allen-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bob Osborne-m; Shot Jackson-db; Ernie Newton-bs; Buddy Harmon-drums
Vocals:B. Osborne-HL; S. Osborne-H; R. Allen-H
C-10. Twin banjo specialJoe Maphis
Vocals:(Instrumental)
C-11. Gosh, I miss you all the timeJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys
C-12. You don't know my mindJimmy Martin & the Sunny Mountain Boys
C-13. Rank strangerThe Stanley Brothers
C-14. My empty armsJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys
C-15. Foggy mountain topEarl Scruggs
C-16. Beautiful moon of KentuckyJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys
C-17. Stoney CreekJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys
Vocals:(Instrumental)
C-18. She left me standing on the mountainJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys
C-19. Sunny side of the mountainJimmy Martin & the Sunny Mountain Boys
C-20. Just joshin'Arthur 'Guitar Boogie' Smith
Vocals:(Instrumental)
C-21. It's a long, long way (to the top of the world)Jim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys
C-22. Cotton mill manJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys
C-23. Since wedding bells have rungDon Reno 2:30
Recording Date:1966-03
Composer:Reno
Place:Fred Foster Sound Studio, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Don Wesley Reno-bj; other personnel not known
C-24. RosaleeGrandpa Jones
C-26. The ballad of Jed ClampettLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
C-27. Rabbit in the logJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys
C-28. Rocky TopThe Osborne Brothers
Composer:Boudleaux Bryant-Felice Bryant
C-29. Mountain dewGrandpa Jones
C-30. Dueling banjosEric Weissberg
Vocals:(Instrumental)
D-1. Turn your radio onGrandpa Jones
D-2. Black Mountain ragThe Byrds
Vocals:(Instrumental)
D-6. ContentmentDon Reno
D-7. Can't you hear me callin'Herb Pedersen
D-8. Cora is goneHerb Pedersen
D-9. Choking the stringsDon Reno 2:37
Recording Date:1953-01-30
Composer:Don Reno
Place:WBT Radio Station, Charlotte, NC
Master:3541
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Red Rector-m; Jimmy Lunsford-f; Tommy Faile-bs; Nelson Benton-drums
Vocals:(Instrumental)
D-10. Uncle PenRicky Skaggs
D-11. Till the end of the world rolls roundEarl Scruggs
D-12. A vision of motherRicky Skaggs
D-14. So long, so wrongAlison Krauss
D-17. The boy who wouldn't hoe cornAlison Krauss
Vocals:D. Tyminski-L
D-18. Little MaggieBluegrass Reunion Band
D-19. Carrie BrownSteve Earle & the Del McCoury Band
D-20. Tortured, tangled heartsThe Dixie Chicks
D-21. Walls of timeRicky Skaggs
D-22. Is the grass any bluerRhonda Vincent
D-23. Daniel prayedPatty Loveless
D-24. Twelve gates of the cityRalph Stanley
D-25. Soldier's joyMark O'Connor
Vocals:(Instrumental)