The father of bluegrass

Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys

Label:Complete Country CD 7
Release Date:2011-06-20
Format:CD
Country:United Kingdom
County Sales:#322

Song Information:

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1. What would you give in exchange?Monroe Brothers 3:10
Recording Date:1936-02-17
Composer:J. H. Carr-F. J. Barry
Place:Southern Radio Corp., Charlotte, NC
Master:99195-1
Instruments:Charlie Monroe-g; Bill Monroe-m
Vocals:Charlie Monroe-L; Bill Monroe-T
2. Mule skinner blues2:37
Recording Date:1940-10-07
Composer:Rodgers
Place:Kimball Hotel, Atlanta, GA
Master:054518-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-g; Clyde Moody-m; Tommy Magness-f; Bill Wesbrooks-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
3. Blue yodel no. 72:51
Recording Date:1941-10-02
Composer:Rodgers
Place:Kimball Hotel, Atlanta, GA
Master:071072
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Pete Pyle-g; Art Wooten-f; Bill Wesbrooks-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
4. Rocky road blues2:36
Recording Date:1945-02-13
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4354-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Tex Willis-g; Elliott Thurman 'Curley' Bradshaw?-g; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; David 'Stringbean' Akeman-bj; Wilene 'Sally Ann' Forrester-accordion; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
5. Blue yodel no. 43:06
Recording Date:1946-09-16
Composer:Jimmie Rodgers
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4612-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
6. My rose of old Kentucky2:57
Recording Date:1947-10-27
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4878-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
7. Little cabin home on the hill2:59
Recording Date:1947-10-27
Composer:Bill Monroe-Lester Flatt
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4877-1
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
8. Wicked path of sin2:39
Recording Date:1946-09-17
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4616
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Flatt-g
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; B. Monroe-T; Earl Scruggs-B; Birch Monroe-BS
9. Blue grass breakdown2:40
Recording Date:1947-10-02
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4879-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
10. Molly and Tenbrooks2:44
Recording Date:1947-10-28
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4887-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
11. Travelin' this lonesome road3:25
Recording Date:1949-10-22
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studios, Nashville, TN
Master:41836
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Malcolm 'Mac' Wiseman-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Jack Thompson-bs
Vocals:M. Wiseman-L; B. Monroe-T
12. Uncle Pen2:44
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
13. 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
14. Kentucky waltz3:17
Recording Date:1951-03-17
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2361 / 80725
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Grady Martin-electric g; Jimmy Selph-g; Thomas 'Tommy' Jackson-f; Ernie Newton-sb; Farris Coursey-drums
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
15. I'll meet you in church Sunday morning2:49
Recording Date:1950-04-08
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2118 / 76141
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Vassar Clements-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L; J. Martin-T; J. Price-B; Birch Monroe-BS
16. 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)
17. 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
18. In the pines3:12
Recording Date:1952-07-18
Composer:Jimmie Davis-Bill Monore
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2781 / 83130
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T
19. Memories of mother and dad2:58
Recording Date:1952-07-18
Composer:Albert Price
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2784 / 83133
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T
20. Get up John2:09
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)
21. 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
22. 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)
23. On and on2:48
Recording Date:1954-01-07
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:3205 / 85733
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T; C. Cline-B
24. A fallen star2:10
Recording Date:1957-04-20
Composer:James Joiner
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:9813 / 102328
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Joe Stuart-g; Don Stover-bj; Thomas Lee 'Tommy' Jackson-f; Gordon Terry-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
25. Panhandle country2:05
Recording Date:1958-04-08
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10221-16 / 104835
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Joe Drumright-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Bobby Hicks-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
26. Lonesome wind blues2:10
Recording Date:1959-11-25
Composer:Wayne Raney
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:10902 / 108458
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Vernon Crawford 'Jack' Cooke-g; Joe Drumright-bj; Dale Potter-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L