Classic bluegrass collection

Various artists

Label:Time-Life TLM-CD 19493
Release Date:2007
Format:CD
Country:United States
BG Unlimited:2007-11
County Sales:#289

Song Information:

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A-1. It's mighty dark to travelBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:53
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-2. ElectricityJimmy Murphy
A-3. 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-4. Me and the juke boxBuzz Busby & the Bayou Boys 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
A-5. I wouldn't change you if I couldJim Eanes & the Shenandoah Valley Boys 2:21
Recording Date:1958-09-09
Composer:Jim Eanes; Starday Music, BMI
Place:Radio Station WHEE, Martinsville, VA
Master:2827
Instruments:Jim Eanes-rhythm g; Arnold Terry-rhythm g; Allen Shelton-bj; Roy Russell-f; Cliff Ragsdale-sb
Vocals:J. Eanes-L
A-6. Windy mountainThe Lonesome Pine Fiddlers
A-7. Cabin on the hillLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
A-8. KentuckyThe Louvin Brothers
A-9. Barbara AllenCharlie Moore & Bill Napier
A-10. Don't let your sweet love dieDon Reno, Red Smiley & the Tennessee Cutups 2:29
Recording Date:1959-10-26
Composer:Van Ness-Manners
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4421
Instruments:Don Reno-lead g; Red Smiley-g; Ronnie Reno-m; Mack Magaha-f/percussion; John Palmer-sb; Ray Pennington-drums
Vocals:R. Smiley-L; D. Reno-T
A-11. I am a pilgrimThe Kentucky Colonels
A-12. Rank strangerThe Stanley Brothers
A-13. Nine pound hammerJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys
A-14. Orange Blossom SpecialThe Stonemans
Vocals:(Instrumental)
A-15. Ballad of Jed ClampettLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
A-16. DooleyThe Dillards
A-17. Better times a-comingJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys
A-18. Uncle PenRicky Skaggs
A-19. Boys are back in townPatty Loveless
A-20. Will the circle be unbrokenThe Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
B-1. Molly and TenbrooksBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys
B-2. Foggy Mountain breakdownLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-3. Ruby, are you madThe Osborne Brothers
Composer:Cousin Emmy
B-4. I've found a hiding placeCarl Story & His Rambling Mountaineer Quartet 2:58
Recording Date:1947-09-14
Place:Nashville or Knoxville, TN
Master:33
Instruments:Carl Story-g; Carl 'Southpaw' Thacker-electric g; Claude Boone-sb
Vocals:Clyde Johnson-L; C. Story-T; Hack Johnson-B; C. Boone-BS
B-5. 'Tis sweet to be rememberedMac Wiseman & the Country Boys
B-6. Angel bandThe Stanley Brothers 2:15
Recording Date:1955-12-19
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7790
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; Bill Lowe-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B; B. Lowe-BS
B-7. You don't know my mindJimmy Martin & the Sunny Mountain Boys
B-8. Blue moon of KentuckyBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys
B-9. Roll in my sweet baby's armsLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
B-10. Howdy, neighbor, howdyDon Reno, Red Smiley & the Tennessee Cutups 1:57
Recording Date:1957-08-05
Composer:Jimmy Morris
Place:RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:10036
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Hank Garland-m; Mack Magaha-f; Benny Martin-f; John Palmer-sb
B-11. I wonder how the old folks are at homeMac Wiseman & the Country Boys
B-12. New muleskinner bluesBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:31
Recording Date:1950-02-03
Composer:Jimmie Rodgers-George Vaughn
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2077 / 75810
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Vassar Clements-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
B-13. Sunny side of the mountainJimmy Martin & the Sunny Mountain Boys
B-14. Cripple CreekThe Stonemans
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-15. Dueling banjosEric Weissberg & Steve Mandel
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-16. Rocky TopThe Osborne Brothers
Composer:Boudleaux Bryant-Felice Bryant
B-17. High lonesome soundVince Gill
B-18. Wayfaring strangerEmmylou Harris
B-19. I am a man of constant sorrowThe Soggy Bottom Boys
B-20. I'll fly awayAlison Krauss 4:01
C-1. Little birdieRed Allen & the Kentuckians 2:34
Recording Date:1963-10-02
Place:Wynwood Studio, Falls Church, VA
Master:64631
Instruments:Red Allen-rhythm g; Frank Wakefield-m; Bill Emerson-bj; Billy Baker-f; Tom Morgan-sb
Vocals:R. Allen-LV/TC; F. Wakefield-LC; B. Emerson-B
C-2. Long journey homeThe Lilly Brothers & Don Stover
C-3. Girl at the crossroads barBluegrass Cardinals
C-4. Little MaggieRalph Stanley
C-5. Sparkling brown eyesJoe Val & the New England Bluegrass Boys
C-6. Fox on the runThe Country Gentlemen
Composer:T. Hazard
C-7. I know you riderThe Seldom Scene
C-8. Rain and snowDel McCoury
C-9. Old home placeJ. D. Crowe & the New South
C-10. Two highwaysAlison Krauss & Union Station
C-11. Blue Ridge cabin homeBluegrass Album Band 3:11
Instruments:J. D. Crowe-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Doyle Lawson-m; Todd Phillips-sb; Tony Rice-g
Vocals:T. Rice-L; J. D. Crowe-B; D. Lawson-T; B. Hicks-BS
C-12. Duncan and BradyThe Johnson Mountain Boys 3:18
Recording Date:1993
Composer:P.D.
Place:Big Mo Recording Studio, Kensington, MD
Instruments:Dudley Connell-g; Tom Adams-bj; David Wallace McLaughlin-m/lg; Eddie Stubbs-f; Earl Yager-sb
Vocals:D. Connell-L; D. McLaughlin-H
C-13. Shady groveRicky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder
C-14. Bluegrass expressRhonda Vincent
C-15. High on a mountainDel McCoury & the Dixie Pals
C-16. John Deere tractorLarry Sparks & the Lonesome Ramblers
C-17. Legend of the rebel soldierThe Country Gentlemen
Composer:Charlie Moore
C-18. I don't believe you've met my babyJerry Douglas
C-19. Little mountain churchDoyle Lawson & Quicksilver
C-20. O deathRalph Stanley