Bluegrass : the gold collection

Various artists

Label:Proper R2 CD 40-76
Release Date:1998
Country:United Kingdom
Barcode:076119407627 ID: 5807401

Song Information:

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A-1. Orange Blossom SpecialBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:53
Recording Date:1941-10-02
Composer:Ervin Rouse
Place:Kimball Hotel, Atlanta, GA
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Pete Pyle-g; Art Wooten-f; Bill Wesbrooks-sb
Vocals:Art Wooten-L; Bill Monroe-T
A-2. Uncle Penn [sic]Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:17
Recording Date:1973-06-16
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:7th annual Bluegrass Festival, Bean Blossom, IN
Master:17235 / MC 1981
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Robert 'Bob' Fowler-g; Jack Hicks-bj; Kenneth Clayton 'Kenny' Baker-f; Guy Stevenson-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-LV/TC; Robert 'Bob' Fowler-LC; Jack Hicks-B
A-3. Bluegrass breakdownBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:30
Recording Date:1945-02-13
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
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
A-4. I saw the lightBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:30
Recording Date:1958-02-25
Composer:Hank Williams
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10163 / 104726
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:Edd Mayfield-L; Bill Monroe-T; Kenny Baker-B; Gordon Terry-BS
A-5. Shady groveBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:07
Recording Date:1961-11-10
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:11806 / 111391
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James H. 'Jimmy' Maynard-g; Curtis McPeake-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-LV/TC; James H. 'Jimmy' Maynard-LC; Horace 'Benny' Williams-B
A-6. Shenandoah breakdownBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:15
Recording Date:1963-03-27
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:12451 / 113314
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Claude J. 'Jackie' Phelps-g; William Bradford 'Bill/Brad' Keith-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
A-7. Muleskinner bluesBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:30
Recording Date:1940-10-07
Place:Kimball Hotel, Atlanta, GA
Instruments:Bill Monroe-g; Clyde Moody-m; Tommy Magness-f; Bill Wesbrooks-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
A-8. Prison songBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:03
Recording Date:1951-03-17
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2362 / 80726
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Thomas Grady Martin-electric g; Jimmy Selph-g; Thomas 'Tommy' Jackson-f; Ernie Newton-sb; Farris Coursey-drums; Owen Bradley-organ/piano
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
A-9. Blue moon of KentuckyBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:10
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; Merle 'Red' Taylor-f; Gordon Terry-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
A-10. Can't you hear me callingBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 3:48
Recording Date:1949-10-22
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Malcolm 'Mac' Wiseman-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Jack Thompson-bs
Vocals:Malcolm 'Mac' Wiseman-L; Bill Monroe-T
A-11. Tom DooleyDoc Watson 2:40
A-12. Little stream of whiskeyDoc Watson 2:35
A-13. Worried bluesDoc Watson 2:59
A-14. Doc's talkin' bluesDoc Watson 3:53
A-15. Liza JaneDoc Watson 2:16
A-16. Midnight on the stormy deepDoc Watson 3:43
A-17. Doc's guitarDoc Watson 1:18
A-18. In the pinesDoc Watson 2:03
A-19. Mama bluesDoc Watson 2:32
A-20. What would you give in exchange for your soul?Doc Watson 4:03