The best of Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys

Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys

Label:MCA MCF 2696
Release Date:1975
Format:LP
Country:United Kingdom
   Discogs.com ID: 3234378

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A-1. Mule skinner blues
Recording Date:1971-01-13
Composer:Rodgers
Place:Bradley's Barn, Mt. Juliet, TN
Master:16302 / 123355
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James William Monroe-g; Earl Snead-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Joe Stuart-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
A-2. Devil's dream2:25
Recording Date:1963-03-20
Composer:Trad.
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:12435 / 113296
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Horace 'Benny' Williams-g; William Bradford 'Bill/Brad' Keith-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
A-3. Walking in Jerusalem (just like John)2:01
Recording Date:1952-07-18
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2783 / 83132
Instruments:James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-LV/TC/ J. Martin-TC; C. Cline-B; B. Bryant-BS
A-4. Roanoke2:36
Recording Date:1954-12-31
Composer:Joe Ahr
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:3416 / 87245
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Claude J. 'Jackie' Phelps-g; Hubert Davis-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Bobby Hicks-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
A-5. I'm travelling on and on2:36
Recording Date:1947-10-28
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4889-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-g
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; B. Monroe-T; Earl Scruggs-B; H. Watts-BS
A-6. Blue moon of Kentucky2:08
Recording Date:1954-09-04
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:3364 / 86763
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Charlie Cline-f; Red Taylor-f; Gordon Terry-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
A-7. 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-sb
Vocals:E. Mayfield-L; B. Monroe-T; Kenny Baker-B; Gordon Terry-BS
A-8. Get up John2:08
Recording Date:1953-11-28
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:3180 / 85546
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
A-9. McKinley's march
Recording Date:1970-01-19
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Nashville, TN
Master:15898 / 122426
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James William Monroe-g; Rual Yarbrough-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Thomas 'Tommy' Williams-f; Joe Zinkan-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
A-10. Whitehouse blues2:13
Recording Date:1954-01-07
Composer:Wilbur Jones
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:3208 / 85736
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Grady Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
B-1. Uncle Pen2:42
Recording Date:1950-10-15
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2254 / 80071
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Merle 'Red' Taylor-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-LV/TC; J. Martin-LC; J. Price-B
B-2. Rawhide2:36
Recording Date:1951-01-20
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2326 / 80436
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Merle 'Red' Taylor-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-3. Footprints in the snow2:41
Recording Date:1952-07-18
Composer:Rupert Jones
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2782 / 83131
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
B-4. I'm going back to old Kentucky2:56
Recording Date:1947-10-27
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4874
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
B-5. Kentucky mandolin3:03
Recording Date:1967-11-09
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:14839 / 119589
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Roland Joseph White-g; Victor Howard 'Vic' Jordan-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; James William Monroe-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-6. Molly and Tenbrooks2:19
Recording Date:1957-05-15
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:9822 / 102740
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Leslie Sandy-g; Don Stover-bj; Joe Stuart-f; Gordon Terry-f; Dale Potter-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
B-7. I'm working on a building2:45
Recording Date:1954-01-14
Composer:A. P. Carter
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:3236 / 85751
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Grady Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-LV/TC; J. Martin-LC; C. Cline-B; Milton Estes-BS
B-8. My little Georgia rose3:07
Recording Date:1950-02-03
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2078 / 75811
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Vassar Clements-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
B-9. Don't put off 'til tomorrow2:37
Recording Date:1952-07-18
Composer:Bill Monroe-Pete Pyle
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2787 / 83136
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
B-10. I'm on my way back to the old home2:26
Recording Date:1950-02-03
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2080 / 75813
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Vassar Clements-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-LV/TC; J. Martin-LC