Country & western classics: Flatt & Scruggs

Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys

Label:Time-Life TLCW 04
Release Date:1982
Format:LP
Country:United States
BG Unlimited:1982-11

Song Information:

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1-1. Will you be loving another man
1-2. God loves his children2:39
Recording Date:1948
Composer:L. Flatt-E. Scruggs; BMI
Place:WROL Radio Station, Knoxville, TN
Master:2031
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; M. Wiseman-T; E. Scruggs-B; J. Shumate-BS
1-3. My cabin in Caroline2:35
Recording Date:1948
Composer:Flatt-Scruggs
Place:WROL Radio Station, Knoxville, TN
Master:2034
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Mac Wiseman-g; Jim Shumate-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
1-4. Foggy Mountain breakdown2:39
Recording Date:1949-12-11
Composer:Earl Scruggs; Peer, BMI
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2665
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Howard Watts-bs
1-5. My little girl in Tennessee2:40
Recording Date:1949-12-11
Composer:Lester Flatt; Peer
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2668
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T
1-6. Doin' my time2:47
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Skinner; Acuff-Rose
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7057
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
1-7. Roll in my sweet baby's arms2:37
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Charlie Monroe
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7062
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Jody Rainwater-m/bs; Benny Sims-f/bs;
Vocals:L. Flatt-LV/TC; C. Seckler-LC/TV; E. Scruggs-B; B. Sims-BS
2-1. Old salty dog blues2:27
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:W. Morris-Z. Morris; BMI
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7065
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:B. Sims-L; C. Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B
2-2. 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
2-3. Somehow tonight
Recording Date:1951-05-09
Composer:Scruggs; Peer
Place:Nashville, TN
Master:45913
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Chubby Wise-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; E. Lilly-T
2-4. Don't get above your raisin'
Recording Date:1951-05-09
Composer:Flatt-Scruggs; Peer
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:45914
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Chubby Wise-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
2-5. 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
2-6. Over the hills to the poorhouse
Recording Date:1951-10-24
Composer:Flatt-Lilly; Peer
Place:Possibly Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:47115
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Howdy Forrester-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; E. Lilly-T
2-7. Get in line brother
Recording Date:1951-10-24
Composer:L. Flatt; Peer
Place:Possibly Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:47117
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
3-1. 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
3-2. 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
3-3. Dear old Dixie
Recording Date:1952-11-09
Composer:Flatt-Scruggs; Peer
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:48540
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Jody Rainwater-bs
3-4. I'll go stepping too
Recording Date:1953-08-29
Composer:T. James-J. Organ; Peer
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:49891
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Louis T. Innis-g; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Martin-f; Bob Moore-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T
3-5. Before I met you
Recording Date:1955-01-23
Composer:C. Seitz-C. Lewis-E. Rader; Driftwood
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:52999
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
3-6. Blue Ridge cabin home2:53
Recording Date:1955-09-02
Composer:Certain-Stacey; Golden West
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:54002
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Jack Shook-g; Curly Seckler-m; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T
3-7. Some old day
Recording Date:1955-09-02
Composer:Certain-Stacey; Golden West
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:54003
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Jack Shook-g; Curly Seckler-m; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T
4-1. 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
4-2. Shuckin' the corn
Recording Date:1957-01-27
Composer:B. Graves-L. Certain-G. Stacey; Golden West
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:57363
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Ray Edenton-g; Curly Seckler-m; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Howard Watts-bs
4-3. Don't let your deal go down
Recording Date:1957-03-24
Composer:J. Organ-L. Certain-G. Stacey-W. Walker; Cedarwood
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:57745
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Roy Huskey, Jr.-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
4-4. Big black train
Recording Date:1958-01-14
Composer:S. Johnson; Cedarwood
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:60130
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Ike Inman-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
4-5. Cabin on the hill
Recording Date:1959-04-05
Composer:B.L. Shook; Shook
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:60235
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g; Jake Tullock-g; Hylo Brown-g; Buck Graves-db; Joe Zinkan-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Lambert-T; E. Scruggs-B; J. Tullock-HB; Culley Holt & Paul Warren-BS
4-6. You put me on my feet (when you took her off my ha
Recording Date:1959-04-05
Composer:N. Boggs-R. Rowe; Peer
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:60238
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Jake Tullock-g; Hylo Brown-g; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Joe Zinkan-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
5-1. I've lost you forever
Recording Date:1960-04-24
Composer:B. Graves-E. Scruggs-L. Flatt; Peer
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:64897
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Buck Graves-db; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T; J. Tullock-HB
5-2. Polka on a banjo
Recording Date:1960-04-24
Composer:L. Luallen-R. Tillman-G. William; Sure-Fire
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:64898
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Buck Graves-db; Paul Warren-f; Jake Tullock-bs; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B
5-3. Home sweet home
Recording Date:1960-08-11
Composer:Arr. E. Scruggs; Peer
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:65247
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Murrey Harman, Jr.-drums
5-4. Keep on the sunny side
Recording Date:1961-02-10
Composer:A.P. Carter; Peer
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:66339
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g; 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
5-5. Go home
Recording Date:1961-05-23
Composer:O. Wheeler; Four Star
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:67402
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
5-6. 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
5-7. The Martha White theme1:13
Recording Date:1962-12-08
Composer:White; Troy Martin
Place:Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
Master:78578
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Billy E. Powers-g; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-HB; J. Graves-T; E. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
6-1. Father's table grace
Recording Date:1964-06-03
Composer:Henry-Flatt-Scruggs; Flatt & Scruggs
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:80627
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-12 string g; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Monroe Fields-m
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
6-2. Rock salt and nails
Recording Date:1965-02-16
Composer:B. Phillips; Flatt & Scruggs
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:82546
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-T; E. Scruggs-B; P. Warren-BS
6-3. Memphis
Recording Date:1965-09-02
Composer:C. Berry; Arc
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:82895
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; Buck Graves-db; Jake Tullock-bs; Grady Martin-12 string g; Charlie R. McCoy-harmonica
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; J. Tullock-T; P. Warren-BS
6-4. Lonesome Ruben
Recording Date:1966-12-12
Composer:E. Scruggs; Flatt & Scruggs
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:120310
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
6-5. Going across the sea
Recording Date:1967-03-06
Composer:L. Flatt-E. Scruggs; Flatt & Scruggs
Place:Columbia Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:120444
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Paul Warren-f; 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
6-6. Wanted man
Recording Date:1969-08-21
Composer:B. Dylan; Big Sky
Place:Columbia Studio A, Nashville, TN
Master:99237
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