16 gems

Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys

Label:Columbia CK 53908
Release Date:1996
Format:CD
Country:United States

Song Information:

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1. Kentucky waltz2:44
Recording Date:1945-02-13
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4355-2
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
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
2. True life blues2:50
Recording Date:1945-02-13
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4356-4
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Tex Willis-g; Chubby Wise-f; David 'Stringbean' Akeman-bj; Sally Ann Forrester-accordion; Bill Westbrook-bs
Vocals:Tex Willis-L; Bill Monroe- T
3. Nobody loves me4:11
Recording Date:1945-02-13
Composer:Z. Clements
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4357-2
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
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L; Wilene 'Sally Ann' Forrester-T; Tex Willis-B
4. Goodbye old pal2:25
Recording Date:1945-02-13
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4358-2
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
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
5. Blue grass special2:26
Recording Date:1945-02-13
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4360-2
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
6. Heavy traffic ahead2:51
Recording Date:1946-09-16
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4605-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
7. Summertime is past and gone2:55
Recording Date:1946-09-16
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4609-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:Lester Flatt-L; Bill Monroe-T; Howard Watts-BS
8. I'm going back to old Kentucky2:56
Recording Date:1947-10-27
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4874-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:Lester Flatt-L; Bill Monroe-T
9. It's mighty dark to travel2:52
Recording Date:1947-10-27
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4875-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:Lester Flatt-L; Bill Monroe-T
10. Bluegrass breakdown2:18
Recording Date:1947-10-27
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4879-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
11. Sweetheart you done me wrong3:35
Recording Date:1947-10-27
Composer:Lester Flatt-Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4880-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:Lester Flatt-L; Bill Monroe-T
12. The old cross road is waitin'2:42
Recording Date:1947-10-27
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4881-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:Lester Flatt-L; Bill Monroe-T
13. Remember the cross3:03
Recording Date:1947-10-28
Composer:Bill Monroe-Howard Watts
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4883-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-g
Vocals:Lester Flatt-L; Bill Monroe-T; Earl Scruggs-B; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-BS
14. Shine, hallelujah, shine2:34
Recording Date:1947-10-28
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4888-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-g
Vocals:Lester Flatt-L; Bill Monroe-T; Earl Scruggs-B; Howard Watts-BS
15. Can't you hear me calling3:48
Recording Date:1949-10-22
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:41835-1
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
16. Travelin' this lonesome road3:25
Recording Date:1949-10-22
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studios, Nashville, TN
Master:41836-1
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