Mercury sessions. Vol. 1

Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys

Label:Rounder Special Series SS 18
Release Date:1985-07
Format:LP
Country:United States
BG Unlimited:1986-03

Song Information:

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A-1. Take me in a lifeboat2:13
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Frank Southern; Georgia/Joe Davis
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7066
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B
A-2. We'll meet again sweetheart2:41
Recording Date:1948
Composer:L. Flatt-E. Scruggs; Peer, BMI
Place:WROL Radio Station, Knoxville, TN
Master:2033
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Mac Wiseman-g; Jim Shumate-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; M. Wiseman-T
A-3. 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
A-4. Farewell blues2:26
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Schoebel-Mares-Roppolo; Mills Music
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7064
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
A-5. Is it too late now2:36
Recording Date:1949-12-11
Composer:Lester Flatt; Peer
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2664
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
A-6. Cora is gone2:21
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Odell MacLeod; Acuff-Rose
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7059
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
A-7. So happy I'll be2:28
Recording Date:1949-12-11
Composer:L. Flatt-E. Scruggs; BMI
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2667
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B; H. Watts-BS
B-1. 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
B-2. No mother or dad2:41
Recording Date:1949-12-11
Composer:L. Flatt-C. Seckler; Peer, BMI
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2663
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T
B-3. Back to the cross2:53
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Jessie Mae Martin; Barnhill/Acuff-Rose
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7063
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curly Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f/bs;
Vocals:B. Sims-L; L. Flatt-T
B-4. Pike County breakdown2:43
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:R. Jones; Peer
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7058
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
B-5. I'll just pretend2:28
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Jessie Mae Martin; Wing/Acuff-Rose
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7068
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
B-6. Down the road2:39
Recording Date:1949-04
Composer:Flatt-Scruggs; Fairway
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2609
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Curley Seckler-m; Art Wooten-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
B-7. I'll be going to heaven sometime2:32
Recording Date:1949-12-11
Composer:Howard Watts; Peer, BMI
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2666
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-g
Vocals:L. Flatt-L; C. Seckler-T; E. Scruggs-B; H. Watts-BS