Live recordings 1956-1969 : off the record. Vol. 1

Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys

Label:Smithsonian Folkways SF CD 40063
Release Date:1993
Format:CD
Country:United States
Barcode:093074006320
BG Unlimited:1994-05
   Discogs.com ID: 4211409
   Amazon ASIN: B000001DJ3
   Google Play: Bpwxga76ox6zd7cyclyyhsd3lae

Song Information:

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1. Watermelon hanging on the vine0:37
Recording Date:1956-05-13
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
Master:[01]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Yates Green-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Joe Stuart-f; Chick Stripling or Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
2. Roanoke1:19
Recording Date:1956-05-13
Composer:Joe Ahr
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
Master:[02]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Yates Green-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Joe Stuart-f; Chick Stripling or Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
3. Brakeman's blues2:40
Recording Date:1956-05-13
Composer:Jimmie Rodgers
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
Master:[03]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Yates Green-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Joe Stuart-f; Chick Stripling or Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
4. Close by2:26
Recording Date:1956-05-13
Composer:Bill Monroe-Robert Van Winkle
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
Master:[04]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Yates Green-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Joe Stuart-f; Chick Stripling or Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
5. Kentucky waltz2:26
Recording Date:1956-09-23
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
Master:[01]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Don Reno?-bj; Clarence 'Tater' Tate-f; unknown-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
6. Blue grass stomp2:10
Recording Date:1956-09-23
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
Master:[02]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Don Reno?-bj; Clarence 'Tater' Tate-f; unknown-sb
7. Blue moon of Kentucky2:00
Recording Date:1956-05-13
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
Master:[05]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Yates Green-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Joe Stuart-f; Chick Stripling or Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
8. I'm working on a building1:59
Recording Date:1956-05-13
Composer:A. P. Carter
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
Master:[06]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Yates Green-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Joe Stuart-f; Chick Stripling or Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-LV/TC; Yates Green?-LC; Joe Stuart?-B; unknown-BS
9. Angels rock me to sleep1:53
Recording Date:1956-05-13
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
Master:[07]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Yates Green-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Joe Stuart-f; Chick Stripling or Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:Yates Green?-L; Bill Monroe-T; Joe Stuart?-B; unknown-BS
10. Wheel hoss2:08
Recording Date:1956-05-13
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
Master:[08]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Yates Green-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Joe Stuart-f; Chick Stripling or Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
11. Watermelon hanging on the vine0:31
Recording Date:1966-05-04
Place:Gaslight Caf?, New York, NY
Master:[01]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; Lamar Grier-bj; Richard Greene-f; James Monroe-sb
12. Katy Hill3:06
Recording Date:1964-10-31
Place:Jordan Hall, Boston, MA
Master:[01]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; William Bradford 'Bill/Brad' Keith-bj; Benjamin 'Tex' Logan-f; Everett Alan Lilly-sb
13. True life blues2:40
Recording Date:1963-04
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Ash Grove, Los Angeles, CA
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Del McCoury-g; William Bradford 'Bill/Brad' Keith-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:Del McCoury-L; Bill Monroe-T
14. I live in the past2:41
Recording Date:1966-05-04
Composer:Virginia Stauffer
Place:Gaslight Caf?, New York, NY
Master:[02]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; Lamar Grier-bj; Richard Greene-f; James William Monroe-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
15. Wayfaring stranger4:27
Recording Date:1966-06-20
Composer:P.D.
Place:Tex Logan's home, NJ
Master:[01]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; Lamar Grier?-bj; Richard Greene-f; Hazel Dickens?-sb
Vocals:Peter Rowan-L; Bill Monroe-T
16. Fire on the mountain3:37
Recording Date:1966-05-04
Composer:Bill Cody-Carl Eugster
Place:Gaslight Caf?, New York, NY
Master:[03]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; Lamar Grier-bj; Richard Greene-f; Tex Logan-f; James Monroe-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
17. Blue grass breakdown3:22
Recording Date:1964-10-31
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Jordan Hall, Boston, MA
Master:[02]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; William Bradford 'Bill/Brad' Keith-bj; Benjamin 'Tex' Logan-f; Everett Alan Lilly-sb
18. Raw hide2:52
Recording Date:1964-10-31
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Jordan Hall, Boston, MA
Master:[03]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; William Bradford 'Bill/Brad' Keith-bj; Benjamin 'Tex' Logan-f; Everett Alan Lilly-sb
19. Y'all come0:49
Recording Date:1964-10-31
Composer:Arlie Duff
Place:Jordan Hall, Boston, MA
Master:[04]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; William Bradford 'Bill/Brad' Keith-bj; Benjamin 'Tex' Logan-f; Everett Alan Lilly-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L; band-response
20. Cotton-eyed Joe2:49
Recording Date:1966-06-20
Place:Tex Logan's home, NJ
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; Lamar Grier?-bj; Richard Greene-f; Tex Logan?-f; James Monroe?-sb
21. Get up John3:14
Recording Date:1965-09-05
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Fincastle, VA
Master:[01]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g
22. White House blues2:01
Recording Date:1966-06-20
Composer:Wilbur Jones
Place:Tex Logan's home, NJ
Master:[02]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; Lamar Grier?-bj; Richard Greene-f; Tex Logan?-f; James Monroe?-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L
23. Roll in my sweet baby's arms2:27
Recording Date:1966-06-20
Place:Tex Logan's home, NJ
Master:[03]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; Lamar Grier?-bj; Richard Greene-f; James Monroe?-sb
Vocals:Bill Monroe-L; Hazel Dickens-T
24. Kansas City railroad blues2:51
Recording Date:1965-09-05
Place:Fincastle, VA
Master:[02]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g
25. The walls of time4:30
Recording Date:1965-09-05
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Fincastle, VA
Master:[03]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g
Vocals:Peter Rowan-L; Bill Monroe-T
26. When he reached down his hand for me2:44
Recording Date:1965-09-05
Place:Fincastle, VA
Master:[04]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Malcolm 'Mac' Wiseman-g
Vocals:Malcolm 'Mac' Wiseman-L; Bill Monroe-T; Don Reno-B; Benny Martin-BS
27. Monroe Family segment9:45
Recording Date:1969-07-04
Place:Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Charlie Monroe-g; James William Monroe-g; Rual Yarbrough-bj; Birch Monroe-f; Kenny Baker-f; Douglas B. 'Doug' Green-sb
Vocals:Charlie Monroe-L; Bill Monroe-T; Birch Monroe-BS; James Monroe-LC; Rual Yarbrough-B