30 essential bluegrass hits : 30 years in the making

Various artists

Label:TeeVee TV2 0723-2
Release Date:2003
Format:CD
Country:United States

Song Information:

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A-1. How mountain girls can loveThe Stanley Brothers 2:05
Recording Date:1958-09-30
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4196
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Al Elliot-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; A. Elliot-B
A-2. Blue Ridge Mountain bluesBill Clifton
A-3. Pardon meJim & Jesse & Charlie Louvin
A-4. Orange Blossom SpecialBenny Martin
Vocals:(Instrumental)
A-5. Blue eyed darlin'Jimmy Martin & Bob Osborne & the Sunny Mountain Boys
A-6. I know you're marriedDon Reno, Red Smiley & the Tennessee Cutups 2:39
Recording Date:1956-08-27
Composer:Reno-Magaha; Lois, BMI
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4094
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; Mack Magaha-f; John Palmer-bs
Vocals:R. Smiley-L; D. Reno-T
A-7. Poor ramblerRalph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys
A-8. Cotton eyed JoeTommy Jackson
Vocals:(Instrumental)
A-9. Paul & SilasCarl Story 1:56
Recording Date:1958-10-08
Place:Radio Station WFLW, Monticello, KY
Master:2848
Instruments:Carl Story-g; Franklin 'Bud' Brewster-bj; Willie G. Brewster-m; Benny Sims?-f
Vocals:F. Brewster-L; C. Story-T; W. Brewster-B; B. Sims?-BS
A-10. DreamingThe Kentucky Travelers
A-11. Bending the stringsAllen Shelton
Vocals:(Instrumental)
A-12. Log cabin in the laneJim Eanes 2:50
Recording Date:1959-07
Place:Radio Station WHEE, Martinsville, VA
Master:3022
Instruments:Jim Eanes-rhythm g; Arnold Terry-rhythm g; Allen Shelton-bj; Roy Russell-f; Cliff Ragsdale-bs
Vocals:J. Eanes-L
A-13. Willow gardenCharlie Moore & Bill Napier
A-14. Lonesome fiddle bluesNew Grass Revival
Vocals:(Instrumental)
A-15. Wreck of number nineThe Stoneman Family
B-1. I wouldn't change you if I couldDon Reno, Red Smiley & the Tennessee Cutups 2:15
Recording Date:1959-03-02
Composer:Jim Eanes
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4253
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Curley Howard-g; Mack Magaha-f; John Palmer-bs
Vocals:R. Smiley-L; D. Reno-T
B-2. Beautiful blue eyesRed Allen 2:28
Recording Date:1961-11
Place:Starday Sound Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:5111
Instruments:Red Allen-rhythm g; Frank Wakefield-m; Don Reno-bj; Robert Russell 'Chubby' Wise-f; John Palmer or Roy M. 'Junior' Huskey-sb
Vocals:R. Allen-V; F. Wakefield-V
B-3. I still write your name in the sandMac Wiseman
B-4. Old RamblerGrandpa Jones
B-5. Cripple CreekRed Herron
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-6. Rank strangersThe Stanley Brothers 2:53
Recording Date:1960-06
Place:Magnum Studio, Jacksonville, FL
Master:3338
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Ralph Mayo-g; Audie Webster-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B
B-7. Banjo whizBill Emerson
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-8. She's just a cute thingJimmy Martin & Bob Osborne & the Sunny Mountain Boys 2:44
Recording Date:1951-08-27
Place:King Recording Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:3237-1
Instruments:Jimmy Martin-g; Robert Van 'Bobby' Osborne-m; Charlie Cline-bj; Curly Ray Cline-f; Ralph 'Little Robert' Guenther-sb
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Osborne-T; C. Cline-B
B-9. Eatin' out of your handBill Harrell
B-10. The girl in the blue velvet bandHylo Brown
B-11. Me and the juke boxBuzz Busby 1:54
Recording Date:1958-11
Place:Rodel Studios, Washington, DC
Master:2864
Instruments:Buzz Busby-m; Pete Pike-g; Bill Emerson-bj; John Hall-f; Tom Morgan-sb
Vocals:B. Busby-L; P. Pike-H
B-12. Truck driver's queenCharlie Moore & Bill Napier
B-13. Talking fiddle bluesScotty Stoneman
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-14. Barn yard banjo pickin'Stringbean
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-15. New freedom bellThe Country Gentlemen 2:30
Recording Date:1959-06-30
Composer:Osborne
Place:Capitol Transcriptions, Washington, DC
Master:3003
Instruments:Charlie Waller-g; Eddie Adcock-bj; John Duffey-m/db; Tom Gray-sb; [Mike Seeger-autoharp]
Vocals:J. Duffey-LV/TC; C. Waller-LC; E. Adcock-B