Essential bluegrass anthology

Various artists

Label:NotNow 260
Release Date:2009
Format:CD
Country:United States

Song Information:

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A-1. Foggy Mountain breakdownLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
A-2. Blue moon of KentuckyBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys
A-3. I'm a man of constant sorrowThe Stanley Brothers
A-4. Last train to San FernandoJohnny Duncan & his Blue Grass Boys
A-5. I'm gone, long goneDon Reno, Red Smiley & the Tennessee Cutups 2:24
Recording Date:1952-01-15
Composer:Don Reno-Red Smiley
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:3345
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Chuck Haney-m; Gopher Addis-f; Jay Haney-bs
Vocals:R. Smiley-L; D. Reno-T
A-6. Poor Ellen SmithMolly O'Day & the Cumberland Mountain Folks
A-7. She's just a cute thingJimmy Martin & the Osborne Brothers 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
A-8. Are you walking and a-talking for the LordWilma Lee & Stoney Cooper
A-9. Going like wildfireMac Wiseman
A-10. Pain in my heartThe Lonesome Pine Fiddlers
A-11. I cried againJim Eanes & the Shenandoah Valley Boys
A-12. Tennessee boyFrank Hunter & his Black Mountain Boys
A-13. I'm gonna leave youSonny Osborne 2:35
Recording Date:1952-11
Place:Gateway Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:8076
Instruments:Sonny Roland Osborne-bj; Junior Huskey-g; Enos Johnson-m; Billy Thomas-f; Smokey Ward-sb
Vocals:S. Osborne-V; E. Johnson-V
A-14. Y'all comeBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:18
Recording Date:1954-01-08
Composer:Arlie Duff
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:3215 / 85698
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Grady Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-T; unidentified chorus
A-15. Get in line brotherLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
A-16. Beautiful brown eyesBailey Brothers & the Happy Valley Boys
A-17. Too late to cryThe Stanley Brothers 2:49
Recording Date:1949-11-20
Composer:C. Stanley; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:41938
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-18. He will set your fields on fireCarl Story & His Rambling Mountaineer Quartet 2:32
Recording Date:1950-04-18
Place:Unknown
Master:7014-2
Instruments:Carl Story-g; William E. 'Red' Rector-m; Claude Boone-sb
Vocals:C. Boone-L; David 'Cotton' Galyon-T; R. Rector-B; C. Story-BS
A-19. Higher in my prayerMolly O'Day & the Cumberland Mountain Folks
A-20. Something got hold of meBailes Brothers
A-21. Tennessee Cut-Up breakdownDon Reno, Red Smiley & the Tennessee Cutups 2:24
Recording Date:1952-01-15
Composer:Don Reno
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:3347
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Chuck Haney-m; Gopher Addis-f; Jay Haney-bs
A-22. Garden in the skyBlue Sky Boys
A-23. Dreaming of a little cabinMac Wiseman
A-24. Are you missing me?Jim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys
A-25. Will the circle be unbrokenBrown's Ferry Four
B-1. Orange Blossom SpecialBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys
B-2. Cotton-eyed JoeThe Stanley Brothers 1:24
Recording Date:1947-07
Place:WCYB Radio Station, Bristol, VA
Master:[02]
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Darrell 'Pee Wee' Lambert-m; Leslie Keith-f; Ray Lambert-sb
Vocals:L. Keith-L
B-3. Roll in my sweet baby's armsLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
B-4. When I safely reach that other shoreTommy Magness & the Tennessee Buddies
B-5. Sunny side of the mountainWilma Lee & Stoney Cooper
B-6. Tomorrow may be differentJim Eanes & the Shenandoah Valley Boys
B-7. Lonesome pine breakdownThe Lonesome Pine Fiddlers
B-8. Radio boogieL. C. Smith & Ralph Mayo & the Southern Mountain Boys
B-9. Crazy finger bluesDon Reno, Red Smiley & the Tennessee Cutups 2:48
Recording Date:1952-01-15
Composer:Don Reno
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:3348
Instruments:Don Reno-bj; Red Smiley-g; Chuck Haney-m; Gopher Addis-f; Jay Haney-bs
B-10. The tramp on the streetMolly O'Day & the Cumberland Mountain Folks
B-11. Don't get above your raisin'Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
B-12. 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-13. Molly and Tenbrooks (the race horse song)Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys
B-14. Going back to old KentuckyHobo Jack (Adkins)
B-15. Twenty-one yearsThe Lonesome Pine Fiddlers
B-16. Tis sweet to be rememberedMac Wiseman
B-17. Florida bluesJim Eanes & the Shenandoah Valley Boys
B-18. Little birdieWade Mainer Trio
B-19. I like the old time wayShannon Grayson & his Golden Valley Boys
B-20. Doin' my timeLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys
B-21. This little glass of wineThe Stanley Brothers
B-22. Happy Valley specialBailey Brothers
B-23. Lonesome, sad and blueThe Lonesome Pine Fiddlers
B-24. Long time, no seeFrank Hunter & his Black Mountain Boys
B-25. Blue yodel no. 1 ("T" is for Texas)Jim Eanes & the Shenandoah Valley Boys