Classics : 36 all-time greatest hits

Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys

Label:Sony 15483
Release Date:2000
Format:CD
Country:United States

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1-1. Foggy Mountain breakdown
1-2. Memphis
Recording Date:1965-09-02
Composer:C. Berry; Arc
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:82895
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Grady Martin-12 string g; Charlie R. McCoy-harmonica
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-T; P. Warren-BS
1-3. Kansas City
Recording Date:1965-09-03
Composer:B. Graves-J. Lambert; Flatt & Scruggs
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:82902
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Joe Zinkan-bs; Grady Martin-g; Charlie R. McCoy-harmonica
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
1-4. The ballad of Jed Clampett
1-5. Reuben
Recording Date:1960-08-11
Composer:Arr. E. Scruggs; Peer
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:65250
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Buck Graves-db; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
1-6. Salty dog blues1:57
Recording Date:1962-12-08
Composer:W. Morris-Z. Morris; Peer
Place:Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
Master:78572
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Billy E. Powers-g; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-T; E. Scruggs-B
1-7. Footprints in the snow2:48
Recording Date:1962-12-08
Composer:A.P. Carter; Peer
Place:Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
Master:78575
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Billy E. Powers-g; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
1-8. 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
1-9. Take this hammer2:19
Recording Date:1962-12-08
Composer:Ledbetter; Folkways
Place:Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
Master:78581
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Billy E. Powers-g; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-HB; J. Graves-T; E. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
1-10. The Martha White theme1:25
Recording Date:1962-12-08
Composer:White; Troy Martin
Place:Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
Master:78578
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Billy E. Powers-g; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-HB; J. Graves-T; E. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
1-11. Jimmy Brown the newsboy
1-12. Worried man blues
Recording Date:1961-02-10
Composer:A.P. Carter; Peer
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:66337
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Buck Graves-db; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs; Maybelle Carter-autoharp
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
2-1. Cripple Creek
Recording Date:1960-08-11
Composer:Arr. E. Scruggs; Peer
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:65249
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
2-2. story of Bonnie and Clyde2:57
Recording Date:1968-02-13
Composer:T. T. Hall; Newkeys
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:98418
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-sb; Johnny Johnson-g; Randy Scruggs-g; Willie Ackerman or Kenny Buttrey-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-T; G. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
2-3. John Henry2:03
Recording Date:1960-08-11
Composer:Arr. E. Scruggs; Peer
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:65251
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Buck Graves-db; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
2-4. Wabash Cannonball2:28
Recording Date:1964-12-15
Composer:A.P. Carter; Peer
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:80901
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Charlie R. McCoy-harmonica
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
2-5. Buddy don't roll so slow
Recording Date:1967-10-18
Composer:L. Flatt-E. Scruggs; Flatt & Scruggs
Place:Columbia Studio A, Nashville, TN
Master:120940
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g; Paul Warren-f; Randy Scruggs-g; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Charlie McCoy-harmonica; Unknown.-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-T; G. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
2-6. Orange Blossom Special
Recording Date:1967-03-06
Composer:E. T. Rouse; P.D.
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:120447
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Howard G. "Johnny" Johnson-g; Grady Martin-g; Buck Graves-db; Roy Huskey, Jr.-bs; Charlie McCoy-harmonica; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
2-7. Petticoat Junction2:30
Recording Date:1964-01-17
Composer:P. Henning-C. Massey; Carolintone
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:80123
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Billy E. Powers-g; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; unidentified female
2-8. 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
2-9. Detroit city
Recording Date:1965-09-03
Composer:M. Tillis-D. Dill; Cedarwood
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:82900
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Joe Zinkan-bs; Grady Martin-g; Charlie R. McCoy-harmonica
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-T; P. Warren-B
2-10. Lonesome road blues
Recording Date:1960-08-11
Composer:Arr. E. Scruggs; Peer
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:65253
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Buck Graves-db; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
2-11. Pearl, Pearl, Pearl
Recording Date:1963-02-25
Composer:P. Henning; Carolintone
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:77995
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Billy E. Powers-g; Kenny Haddock-db; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs; Buddy Harman-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
2-12. The soldier's return
Recording Date:1965-02-16
Composer:B. Phillips; Flatt & Scruggs
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:82547
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Charlie R. McCoy-harmonica
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
3-1. Dig a hole in the meadow2:10
Recording Date:1962-12-08
Composer:L. Flatt-E. Scruggs; Peer
Place:Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
Master:78577
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Billy E. Powers-g; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-HB; J. Graves-T; E. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
3-2. Cabin in the hills
Recording Date:1959-04-05
Composer:B.L. Shook; Shook
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:60235
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g; Jake Tullock-g; Hylo Brown-g; Buck Graves-db; Joe Zinkan-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Lambert-T; E. Scruggs-B; J. Tullock-HB; Culley Holt & Paul Warren-BS
3-3. Coal miner's blues2:31
Recording Date:1962-10-21
Composer:A.P. Carter; Peer
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:77076
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Buck Graves-db; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs; William P. Ackerman-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
3-4. You're gonna miss me when I'm gone
Recording Date:1964-12-15
Composer:B. Phillips; Flatt & Scruggs
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:80899
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Charlie R. McCoy-harmonica
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-HB; B. Graves-T; E. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
3-5. 99 years is almost for life
Recording Date:1962-09-24
Composer:L. Certain-G. Stacey; Peer
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:76914
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Buck Graves-db; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
3-6. When papa played the dobro
Recording Date:1964-06-03
Composer:Cash; Cash
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:80625
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Monroe Fields-m
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
3-7. Jackson
Recording Date:1965-09-02
Composer:Billy Edd Wheeler-G. Rodgers; Bexhill & Quartet
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:82896
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Grady Martin-12 string g; Charlie R. McCoy-harmonica
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-HB; B. Graves-T; E. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
3-8. Sally Ann
Recording Date:1960-09-09
Composer:Arr. E. Scruggs; Peer
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:65395
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs
3-9. You are my flower
3-10. I'll be your baby tonight
Recording Date:1968-09-09
Composer:B. Dylan; Dwarf
Place:Columbia Studio A, Nashville, TN
Master:98347
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Bob Moore-bs; Henry Strzelecki-bs; Norbert Putnam-bs; Johnny Johnson-g; Charlie Daniels-12 string g; Jerry Shook-12 string g; Gary Scruggs-tambourine; Randy Scruggs-g; Kenny Buttrey-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; P. Warren, Boomer Clarke, G. Scruggs-Vocals
3-11. Wanted man
Recording Date:1969-08-21
Composer:B. Dylan; Big Sky
Place:Columbia Studio A, Nashville, TN
Master:99237
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Henry Strzelecki-bs; Johnny Johnson-g; Charlie Daniels-12 string g; Randy Scruggs-g; Kenny Buttrey-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
3-12. Hear the whistle blow a hundred miles
Recording Date:1962-02-20
Composer:L. Flatt-E. Scruggs; Peer
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:69822
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Buck Graves-db; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs; Maybelle Carter-autoharp
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS