Best of Flatt & Scruggs

Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys

Label:Columbia 4P 6041
Release Date:1973
Format:LP
Country:United States

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1A-1. Folsom Prison blues
Recording Date:1968-09-09
Composer:J. Cash; Hill & Range
Place:Columbia Studio A, Nashville, TN
Master:98348
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Bob Moore-bs; Henry Strzelecki-bs; Norbert Putnam-bs; Johnny Johnson-g; Charlie Daniels-12 string g; Jerry Shook-12 string g; Gary Scruggs-tambourine; Randy Scruggs-g; Kenny Buttrey-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt
1A-2. Like a rolling stone
Recording Date:1968-07-18
Composer:B. Dylan; M. Witmark
Place:Columbia Studio A, Nashville, TN
Master:98310
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Bob Moore-bs; Henry Strzelecki-bs; Norbert Putnam-bs; Johnny Johnson-g; Charlie Daniels-12 string g; Jerry Shook-12 string g; Gary Scruggs-tambourine; Randy Scruggs-g; Kenny Buttrey-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; P. Warren, Boomer Clarke, G. Scruggs-Vocals
1A-3. Reuben JamesLester Flatt & the Nashville Grass
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Vic Jordan-bj; Roland White-m; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-f; Jake Tullock-sb
1A-4. The ballad of Jed Clampett2:03
Recording Date:1962-09-24
Composer:P. Henning; Carolintone
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:76911
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
1A-5. Foggy Mountain breakdown2:20
Recording Date:1965-09-03
Composer:E. Scruggs; Peer
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:82901
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Joe Zinkan-bs; Grady Martin-g; Charlie R. McCoy-harmonica
1B-1. I walk the line
Recording Date:1969-08-21
Composer:J. Cash; Hilo
Place:Columbia Studio A, Nashville, TN
Master:99233
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Henry Strzelecki-bs; Johnny Johnson-g; Charlie Daniels-12 string g; Randy Scruggs-g; Kenny Buttrey-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
1B-2. Petticoat Junction2:30
Recording Date:1964-01-17
Composer:P. Henning-C. Massey; Carolintone
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:80123
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Billy E. Powers-g; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; unidentified female
1B-3. Ruby, don't take your love to town
Recording Date:1969-08-21
Composer:M. Tillis; Cedarwood
Place:Columbia Studio A, Nashville, TN
Master:99234
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Henry Strzelecki-bs; Johnny Johnson-g; Charlie Daniels-12 string g; Randy Scruggs-g; Kenny Buttrey-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
1B-4. I'll be no man's wife
Recording Date:1962-03-18
Composer:L. Flatt-E. Scruggs; Peer
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:69947
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Buck Graves-db; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs; John W. Greubel-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-HB; C. Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
1B-5. Pick along
Recording Date:1966-12-12
Composer:E. Scruggs; Flatt & Scruggs
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:120305
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-sb; Charlie McCoy-harmonica; Doc Watson-g; Grady Martin-g; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
2A-1. Orange Blossom Special
Recording Date:1967-03-06
Composer:E. T. Rouse; P.D.
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:120447
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Howard G. "Johnny" Johnson-g; Grady Martin-g; Buck Graves-db; Roy Huskey, Jr.-bs; Charlie McCoy-harmonica; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
2A-2. If I were a carpenter
Recording Date:1968-09-16
Composer:T. Hardin; Faithful Virtue
Place:Columbia Studio A, Nashville, TN
Master:98372
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Bob Moore-bs; Henry Strzelecki-bs; Norbert Putnam-bs; Johnny Johnson-g; Charlie Daniels-12 string g; Jerry Shook-12 string g; Gary Scruggs-tambourine; Randy Scruggs-g; Kenny Buttrey-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; P. Warren, Boomer Clarke, G. Scruggs-Vocals
2A-3. You're gonna miss me when I'm gone
Recording Date:1964-12-15
Composer:B. Phillips; Flatt & Scruggs
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:80899
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Charlie R. McCoy-harmonica
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-HB; B. Graves-T; E. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
2A-4. Detroit city
Recording Date:1965-09-03
Composer:M. Tillis-D. Dill; Cedarwood
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:82900
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Joe Zinkan-bs; Grady Martin-g; Charlie R. McCoy-harmonica
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-T; P. Warren-B
2A-5. Southbound
Recording Date:1967-02-01
Composer:A. D. Watson-M. Watson; Ryerson
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:120388
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Howard G. "Johnny" Johnson-g; Grady Martin-g; Buck Graves-db; Roy Huskey, Jr.-bs; Charlie McCoy-harmonica; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-T; P. Warren-B
2B-1. The times they are changing
Recording Date:1968-09-16
Composer:B. Dylan; M. Witmark
Place:Columbia Studio A, Nashville, TN
Master:98371
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Bob Moore-bs; Henry Strzelecki-bs; Norbert Putnam-bs; Johnny Johnson-g; Charlie Daniels-12 string g; Jerry Shook-12 string g; Gary Scruggs-tambourine; Randy Scruggs-g; Kenny Buttrey-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; P. Warren, Boomer Clarke, G. Scruggs-Vocals
2B-2. Pearl, Pearl, Pearl
Recording Date:1963-02-25
Composer:P. Henning; Carolintone
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:77995
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Billy E. Powers-g; Kenny Haddock-db; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs; Buddy Harman-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
2B-3. Hello stranger
Recording Date:1964-07-02
Composer:A.P. Carter; Peer
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:80661
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Monroe Fields-m
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-HB; M. Fields-T; E. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
2B-4. Po Rebel soldier
Recording Date:1963-11-27
Composer:B. Sky-L. Certain-G. Stacey; Sure-Fire
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:80075
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Billy E. Powers-g; Buck Graves-db; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-HB; E. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
2B-5. Salty dog blues1:57
Recording Date:1962-12-08
Composer:W. Morris-Z. Morris; Peer
Place:Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
Master:78572
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Billy E. Powers-g; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-T; E. Scruggs-B
3A-1. Wabash Cannonball2:28
Recording Date:1964-12-15
Composer:A.P. Carter; Peer
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:80901
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Charlie R. McCoy-harmonica
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
3A-2. The chase
Recording Date:1968-02-20
Composer:R. Scruggs; Contemporian Music
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:98460
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g; Jake Tullock-sb; Johnny Johnson-g; Randy Scruggs-12 string g; Willie Ackerman or Kenny Buttrey-drums
3A-3. Hard travelin'
Recording Date:1962-09-24
Composer:W. Guthrie; Ludlow
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:76912
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Buck Graves-db; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
3A-4. Kansas City
Recording Date:1965-09-03
Composer:B. Graves-J. Lambert; Flatt & Scruggs
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:82902
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Joe Zinkan-bs; Grady Martin-g; Charlie R. McCoy-harmonica
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
3A-5. 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
3B-1. Universal soldier
Recording Date:1968-09-16
Composer:B. Sainte-Marie; Woodmare
Place:Columbia Studio A, Nashville, TN
Master:98373
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Bob Moore-bs; Henry Strzelecki-bs; Norbert Putnam-bs; Johnny Johnson-g; Charlie Daniels-12 string g; Jerry Shook-12 string g; Gary Scruggs-tambourine; Randy Scruggs-g; Kenny Buttrey-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; P. Warren, Boomer Clarke, G. Scruggs-Vocals
3B-2. Troublesome waters
Recording Date:1966-03-21
Composer:M. Carter-E.J. Carter-D. Deen; Deep Fork
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:83315
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g; Roy Huskey, Jr.-bs; Earl M. Taylor-m; Grady Martin-g; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-T; B. Graves-B; P. Warren-BS
3B-3. The good things (outweigh the bad)
Recording Date:1964-06-03
Composer:Lambert-Graves; Flatt & Scruggs
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:80621
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Monroe Fields-m
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-HB; M. Fields-T; E. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
3B-4. Six white horses
Recording Date:1957-01-27
Composer:Clyde Moody; Peer
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:57362
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Ray Edenton-g; Curly Seckler-m; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Onie Wheeler-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
3B-5. Cripple Creek
Recording Date:1951-10-24
4A-1. This land is your land
Recording Date:1967-10-18
Composer:W. Guthrie; Ludlow
Place:Columbia Studio A, Nashville, TN
Master:120943
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Randy Scruggs-g; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Charlie McCoy-harmonica; Unknown.-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-T; G. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
4A-2. My Saro Jane
Recording Date:1963-11-27
Composer:L. Flatt-E. Scruggs; Peer
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:80071
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Billy E. Powers-g; Buck Graves-db; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-HB; E. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
4A-3. I still miss someone
Recording Date:1964-12-15
Composer:J. Cash-R. Cash, Jr.; Southwind
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:80900
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Charlie R. McCoy-harmonica
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; B. Graves-T; E. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
4A-4. Jimmy Brown, the newsboy2:30
Recording Date:1964-06-03
Composer:A.P. Carter; Peer
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:80624
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Monroe Fields-m
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
4A-5. The Atlantic Coastal Line
Recording Date:1967-03-06
Composer:M. Tillis-F. Burch; Cedarwood
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:120445
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Howard G. "Johnny" Johnson-g; Grady Martin-g; Roy Huskey, Jr.-bs; Charlie McCoy-harmonica; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-T; P. Warren-B
4B-1. I'll be your baby tonight
Recording Date:1968-09-09
Composer:B. Dylan; Dwarf
Place:Columbia Studio A, Nashville, TN
Master:98347
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Bob Moore-bs; Henry Strzelecki-bs; Norbert Putnam-bs; Johnny Johnson-g; Charlie Daniels-12 string g; Jerry Shook-12 string g; Gary Scruggs-tambourine; Randy Scruggs-g; Kenny Buttrey-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; P. Warren, Boomer Clarke, G. Scruggs-Vocals
4B-2. You are my flower
Recording Date:1963-11-27
Composer:A.P. Carter; Peer
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:80074
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g; Billy E. Powers-g; Buck Graves-db; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
4B-3. Hear the whistle blow a hundred miles
Recording Date:1962-02-20
Composer:L. Flatt-E. Scruggs; Peer
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:69822
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Buck Graves-db; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs; Maybelle Carter-autoharp
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
4B-4. The story of Bonnie and Clyde2:57
Recording Date:1968-02-13
Composer:T. T. Hall; Newkeys
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:98418
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-sb; Johnny Johnson-g; Randy Scruggs-g; Willie Ackerman or Kenny Buttrey-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-T; G. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
4B-5. When the saints go marching in
Recording Date:1965-12-14
Composer:Arr. L. Flatt-E. Scruggs; Flatt & Scruggs
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:83053
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Roy Huskey, Jr.-bs; Earl M. Taylor-m; Grady Martin-g; Charlie R. McCoy-g, harmonica; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-HB; J. Carter-T; P. Warren-BS