Bill Monroe and his Bluegrass Boys. Vol. 2, 1950-1972

Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys

Label:MCA MCA 9269-71
Release Date:1976
Format:LP
Country:Japan

Song Information:

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A-1. I'll meet you in church Sunday morning2:49
Recording Date:1950-04-08
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2118 / 76141
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Vassar Clements-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-T; Joel Price-B; Birch Monroe-BS
A-2. Swing low, sweet chariot2:43
Recording Date:1951-03-05
Composer:--
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2363 / 80727
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Grady Martin-electric g; Jimmy Selph-g; Thomas Lee 'Tommy' Jackson-f; Ernie Newton-sb; Farris Coursey-drums
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
A-3. Angels rock me to sleep2:40
Recording Date:1951-03-17
Composer:Trad.
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2364 / 80728
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Grady Martin-electric g; Jimmy Selph-g; Thomas Lee 'Tommy' Jackson-f; Ernie Newton-sb; Farris Coursey-drums
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-T; Rudy Lyle, B; Cully Holt?-BS
A-4. Brakeman's blues2:36
Recording Date:1951-03-29
Composer:Jimmie Rodgers
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2371 / 80791
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; James 'Hal' Smith-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
A-5. My Carolina sunshine girl2:39
Recording Date:1951-04-23
Composer:Jimmie Rodgers
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2380 / 80922
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Grady Martin-electric g; Loren Otis 'Jack' Shook-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; James 'Hal' Smith-f; Ernie Newton-sb; Ferris Coursey-drums
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
A-6. Ben Dewberry's final run2:42
Recording Date:1951-04-23
Composer:Andrew Jenkins
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2381 / 80923
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Grady Martin-electric g; Loren Otis 'Jack' Shook-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; James 'Hal' Smith-f; Ernie Newton-sb; Ferris Coursey-drums
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
B-1. Those gambler's blues2:35
Recording Date:1951-04-23
Composer:Jimmie Rodgers
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2383 / 80925
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Grady Martin-electric g; Loren Otis 'Jack' Shook-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; James 'Hal' Smith-f; Ernie Newton-sb; Ferris Coursey-drums
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
B-2. Walking in Jerusalem just like John1:57
Recording Date:1952-07-18
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2783 / 83132
Instruments:James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-LV/TC/ James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-TC; Charlie Cline-B; B. Bryant-GS
B-3. Don't put off 'til tomorrow2:37
Recording Date:1952-07-18
Composer:Bill Monroe-Pete Pyle
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2787 / 83136
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
B-4. I'm working on a building2:41
Recording Date:1954-01-14
Composer:A. P. Carter
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:3236 / 85751
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Grady Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-LV/TC; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-LC; Charlie Cline-B; Milton Estes-BS
B-5. My little Georgia rose2:41
Recording Date:1954-06-26
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:3342 / 86568
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Jim Smoak-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Merle 'Red' Taylor-f; Gordon Terry-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
B-6. Cheyenne2:51
Recording Date:1954-12-31
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:3414 / 87243
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Claude J. 'Jackie' Phelps-g; Hubert Davis-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Bobby Hicks-f; Ernie Newton-sb
C-1. A fallin' star2:10
Recording Date:1957-04-20
Composer:James Joiner
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:9813 / 102328
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Joe Stuart-g; Don Stover-bj; Thomas Lee 'Tommy' Jackson-f; Gordon Terry-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
C-2. Gotta travel on2:32
Recording Date:1958-12-01
Composer:Paul Clayton
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10516 / 106200
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Vernon Crawford 'Jack' Cooke-g; Robert Lee 'Buddy' Pennington?-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
C-3. Tomorrow I'll be gone1:57
Recording Date:1959-01-30
Composer:Wilma Lee Cooper
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:10593-12/ 106540-
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Vernon Crawford 'Jack' Cooke-g; Robert Lee 'Buddy' Pennington-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Charles Smith-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
C-4. Thinking about you2:55
Recording Date:1959-11-25
Composer:Lee Fikes-Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:10903 / 108459
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Vernon Crawford 'Jack' Cooke-g; Joe Drumright-bj; Dale Potter-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
C-5. Darling Corey2:00
Recording Date:1962-12-06
Composer:Trad/
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:12259 / 112861
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Joe Stuart-g; Lonnie Hoppers-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
C-6. Cindy2:02
Recording Date:1962-12-10
Composer:Arr. & adapted by Bill Monroe
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:12269 / 112922
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Joe Stuart-g; Lonnie Hoppers-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
D-1. Salt Creek2:23
Recording Date:1963-03-20
Composer:Trad.
Place:Nashville, TN
Master:12434 / 113295
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Horace 'Benny' Williams-g; William Bradford 'Bill/Brad' Keith-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
D-2. Shenandoah breakdown2:19
Recording Date:1963-03-27
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:12451 / 113314
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Claude J. 'Jackie' Phelps-g; William Bradford 'Bill/Brad' Keith-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
D-3. Mary at the home place2:22
Recording Date:1964-01-27
Composer:Ken Clark
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:12799 / 114411
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Joe Stuart-g; Joe Drumright-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
D-4. Louisville breakdown2:18
Recording Date:1964-04-09
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:12904 / 114772
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Claude J. 'Jackie' Phelps-g; Joe Stuart-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; Buddy Spicher-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
D-5. There's an old, old house2:49
Recording Date:1965-03-16
Composer:Hal Bynum-George Jones
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:13375 / 115843
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James 'Jimmy' Elrod-g; Don Lineberger-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; Buddy Spicher-f; James William Monroe-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
D-6. Soldier's joy2:11
Recording Date:1966-12-16
Composer:Trad.
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:14423 / 118349
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; Lamar Grier-bj; Richard Greene-f; James William Monroe-sb
E-1. Grey eagle2:13
Recording Date:1967-01-23
Composer:Trad.
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:14475 / 118525
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; Lamar Grier-bj; Richard Greene-f; James William Monroe-sb
E-2. Virginia darlin'2:56
Recording Date:1967-08-23
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:14786 / 119365
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Roland Joseph White-g; Victor Howard 'Vic' Jordan-bj; Byron Berline-f; James William Monroe-sb
E-3. Train 452:16
Recording Date:1967-11-09
Composer:Bill Monroe; Bill Monroe, BMI
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:14838 / 119588
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Roland Joseph White-g; Victor Howard 'Vic' Jordan-bj; Horace 'Benny' Williams-f; Vassar Clements-f; James William Monroe-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
E-4. Crossing the Cumberlands2:42
Recording Date:1968-11-14
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:15331 / 120937
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Roland White-g; Victor Howard 'Vic' Jordan-bj; Kenny Baker-f; James William Monroe-sb
E-5. Walls of time3:17
Recording Date:1968-11-14
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:15332 / 120938
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Roland White-g; Victor Howard 'Vic' Jordan-bj; Kenny Baker-f; James William Monroe-sb
Vocals:Roland Joseph White-L; Bill Monroe-T
E-6. Fireball mail2:33
Recording Date:1969-03-26
Composer:Floyd Jenkins
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:15501 / 121371
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James William Monroe-g; Rual Yarbrough-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Joe Herman 'Red' Hayes-f; Joe Zinkan-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
E-7. What about you3:09
Recording Date:1969-04-29
Composer:Johnny Wright-Jack Anglin
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:15592 / 121592
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James William Monroe-g; Rual Yarbrough-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Thomas 'Tommy' Williams-f; Joe Zinkan-sb
Vocals:James William Monroe-L
F-1. With body and soul3:05
Recording Date:1969-04-29
Composer:Virginia Stauffer
Place:Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:15593 / 121593
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James William Monroe-g; Rual Yarbrough-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Thomas 'Tommy' Williams-f; Joe Zinkan-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
F-2. Walk softly on my heart2:36
Recording Date:1969-10-28
Composer:Jake Landis-Bill Monroe; Bill Monroe Music, BMI
Place:Bradley's Barn, Mt. Juliet, TN
Master:15821 / 122181
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James William Monroe-g; Rual Yarbrough-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Joe Herman 'Red' Hayes-f; Bill Yates-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-LV/TC; James William Monroe-LC; Rual Yarbrough-B
F-3. Sweet Mary and the miles in between2:56
Recording Date:1969-12-17
Composer:Damon Black
Place:Bradley's Barn, Mt. Juliet, TN
Master:15870 / 122327
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James William Monroe-g; Rual Yarbrough-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Thomas 'Tommy' Williams-f; Joe Zinkan-bs
Vocals:James William Monroe-L
F-4. McKinley's march
Recording Date:1970-01-19
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Nashville, TN
Master:15898 / 122426
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James William Monroe-g; Rual Yarbrough-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Thomas 'Tommy' Williams-f; Joe Zinkan-sb
F-5. Lonesome moonlight waltz2:37
Recording Date:1970-12-03
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley's Barn, Mt. Juliet, TN
Master:16269 / 123266
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James William Monroe-g; Robert C. 'Bobby' Thompson-bj; Joe Herman 'Red' Hayes-f; Kenny Baker-f; Gordon Terry-f
F-6. Tallahassee2:05
Recording Date:1970-12-03
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley's Barn, Mt. Juliet, TN
Master:16270 / 123267
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James William Monroe-g; Robert C. 'Bobby' Thompson-bj; Joe Herman 'Red' Hayes-f; Kenny Baker-f; Gordon Terry-f
F-7. My old Kentucky and you2:14
Recording Date:1972-03-21
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley's Barn, Mt. Juliet, TN
Master:16739 / 123916
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; James William Monroe-g; Joe Stuart-g; Jack Hicks-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Thomas 'Tommy' Williams-f; Monroe Fields-sb
Vocals:Monroe Fields-L; Bill Monroe-T; Joe Stuart-B