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

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