The golden era

Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys

Label:Rounder Special Series CD SS 05
Release Date:1992
Format:CD
Country:United States
BG Unlimited:1977-08

Song Information:

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1. Flint Hill special
Recording Date:1952-11-09
Composer:E. Scruggs; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:48536
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Jody Rainwater-bs
2. Your love is like a flower
Recording Date:1953-08-30
Composer:Flatt-Scruggs-Lilly; Peer
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:49901
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g/bj; Louis T. Innis-g; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Martin-f; Bob Moore-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T
3. I'm waiting to hear you call me darling
Recording Date:1950-11-21
Composer:Flatt-C. Johnson
Place:Nashville, TN
Master:4360
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-LV/TC; C. Seckler-HB; E. Scruggs-L
4. I'm head over heels in love with you
Recording Date:1950-11-21
Composer:L. Flatt; Peer
Place:Possibly Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:4359
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
5. I'm working on a road (to Glory land)
Recording Date:1951-05-09
Composer:L. Flatt; Peer
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:45915
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g; Everett Lilly-m; Chubby Wise-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; E. Lilly-T; E. Scruggs-B; J. Rainwater-BS
6. Till the end of the world rolls around
Recording Date:1954-05-19
Composer:Newton Thomas; Driftwood
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:51593
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Louis T. Innis-g; Curly Seckler-m; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T
7. Jimmie Brown, the newsboy
Recording Date:1951-05-09
Composer:Carter Family; Peer
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:45912
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g; Everett Lilly-m; Chubby Wise-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
8. Earl's breakdown
Recording Date:1951-10-24
Composer:Scruggs; Peer
Place:Possibly Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:47113
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Howdy Forrester-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
9. Someone took my place with you
Recording Date:1953-08-29
Composer:Flatt-Scruggs-Thomas
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:49894
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Louis T. Innis-g; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Martin-f; Bob Moore-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
10. I'm gonna sleep with one eye open
Recording Date:1955-01-23
Composer:Flatt; Peer
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:53000
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Eddie Hill-g; Curly Seckler-m; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B
11. Dim lights, thick smoke (and loud, loud music)
Recording Date:1952-11-09
Composer:J. Maphis-M. Fidler-R. Lee; Comet
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:48539
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B
12. Don't this road look rough and rocky
Recording Date:1954-05-19
Composer:Flatt-Scruggs; Peer
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:51595
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Louis T. Innis-g; Curly Seckler-m; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B
13. Randy Lynn rag
Recording Date:1955-09-02
Composer:Scruggs; Peer
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:54000
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Jack Shook-g; Curly Seckler-m; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Ernie Newton-bs
14. The old home town
Recording Date:1950-11-21
Composer:L. Flatt; Peer
Place:Possibly Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:4361
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
15. Brother I'm getting ready to go
Recording Date:1951-10-24
Composer:Flatt; Peer
Place:Possibly Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:47118
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Howdy Forrester-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; E. Lilly-T; E. Scruggs-B; J. Rainwater-BS