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
BG Unlimited:1994-05

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
2. Roanoke1:19
Recording Date:1956-05-13
Composer:Joe Ahr
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
3. Brakeman's blues2:40
Recording Date:1956-09-23
Composer:Jimmie Rodgers
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
4. Close by2:26
Recording Date:1956-05-13
Composer:Bill Monroe-Robert Van Winkle
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
5. Kentucky waltz2:26
Recording Date:1956-09-23
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
6. Blue grass stomp2:10
Recording Date:1956-09-23
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
7. Blue moon of Kentucky2:00
Recording Date:1956-05-13
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
8. I'm working on a building1:59
Recording Date:1956-05-13
Composer:A. P. Carter
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
9. Angels rock me to sleep1:53
Recording Date:1956-05-13
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
10. Wheel hoss2:08
Recording Date:1956-05-13
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:New River Ranch, Rising Sun, MD
11. Watermelon hanging on the vine0:31
Recording Date:1966-05-04
Place:Gaslight Café, New York, NY
12. Katy Hill3:06
Recording Date:1964-10-31
Place:Jordan Hall, Boston, MA
13. True life blues2:40
Recording Date:1963-04
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Ash Grove, Los Angeles, CA
14. I live in the past2:41
Recording Date:1966-05-04
Composer:Virginia Stauffer
Place:Gaslight Café, New York, NY
15. Wayfaring stranger4:27
Recording Date:1966-06-20
Place:Tex Logan's home, NJ
16. Fire on the mountain3:37
Recording Date:1966-05-04
Composer:Bill Cody-Carl Eugster
Place:Gaslight Café, New York, NY
17. Blue grass breakdown3:22
Recording Date:1964-10-31
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Jordan Hall, Boston, MA
18. Raw hide2:52
Recording Date:1964-10-31
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Jordan Hall, Boston, MA
19. Y'all come0:49
Recording Date:1964-10-31
Composer:Arlie Duff
Place:Jordan Hall, Boston, MA
20. Cotton-eyed Joe2:49
Recording Date:1966-06-20
Place:Tex Logan's home, NJ
21. Get up John3:14
Recording Date:1965-09-05
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Fincastle, VA
22. White House blues2:01
Recording Date:1966-06-20
Composer:Wilbur Jones
Place:Tex Logan's home, NJ
23. Roll in my sweet baby's arms2:27
Recording Date:1966-06-20
Place:Tex Logan's home, NJ
24. Kansas City railroad blues2:51
Recording Date:1965-09-05
Place:Fincastle, VA
25. The walls of time4:30
Recording Date:1965-09-05
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Fincastle, VA
26. When he reached down his hand for me2:44
Recording Date:1965-09-05
Place:Fincastle, VA
27. Monroe Family segment9:45
Recording Date:1969-07-03
Place:Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife