Blue grass 1950-1958

Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys

Label:Bear Family BCD 15423
Release Date:1989
Format:CD
Country:Germany
BG Unlimited:1990-05
County Sales:#191

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2-1. Sailor's plea2:36
Recording Date:1951-04-23
Composer:Jimmie Rodgers-Elsie McWilliams
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2379 / 80921
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Grady Martin-electric g; Jack Shook-g; Hal Smith-f; Ernie Newton-sb; Farris Coursey-drums
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
2-2. 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
2-3. 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
2-4. Peach pickin' time in Georgia2:18
Recording Date:1951-04-23
Composer:Jimmie Rodgers-Clayton McMichen
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2382 / 80924
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Grady Martin-electric g; Jack Shook-g; Hal Smith-f; Ernie Newton-sb; Farris Coursey-drums
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
2-5. 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
2-6. Highway of sorrow2:54
Recording Date:1951-04-23
Composer:Bill Monroe-Pete Pyle
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2384 / 80926
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Grady Martin-electric g; Jack Shook-g; Hal Smith-f; Ernie Newton-sb; Farris Coursey-drums
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
2-7. Rotation blues2:56
Recording Date:1951-07-01
Composer:Lt. Stewart Powell
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2420 / 81249
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Carter Stanley-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Gordon Terry-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
2-8. Lonesome truck driver's blues2:54
Recording Date:1951-07-01
Composer:Lee Roberts
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2421 / 81250
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Carter Stanley-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Gordon Terry-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
2-9. Sugar coated love2:24
Recording Date:1951-07-06
Composer:Audrey Butler
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2422 / 81272
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Carter Stanley-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Gordon Terry-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; B. Monroe-T
2-10. You're drifting away2:31
Recording Date:1951-07-06
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2424 / 81273
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Carter Stanley-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Gordon Terry-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; B. Monroe-T; R. Lyle-B; G. Terry-BS
2-11. Cabin of love2:40
Recording Date:1951-07-06
Composer:Birch Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2423 / 81274
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Carter Stanley-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Gordon Terry-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; B. Monroe-T
2-12. Get down on your knees and pray3:01
Recording Date:1951-07-06
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2425 / 81275
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Carter Stanley-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Gordon Terry-f; Howard Watts-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-LV/TC; C. Stanley-LC; R. Lyle-B; G. Terry-BS
2-13. Christmas time's a-coming2:48
Recording Date:1951-10-28
Composer:Tex Logan
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2521 / 81801
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; James Bowers-bj; Gordon Terry-f; Shorty Sheehan-bs; Owen Bradley-vibraphone
Vocals:B. Monroe-LV/TC; E. Mayfield-LC
2-14. The first whippoorwill2:54
Recording Date:1951-10-28
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2522 / 81802
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; James Bowers-bj; Gordon Terry-f; Shorty Sheehan-bs; Owen Bradley-vibraphone
Vocals:E. Mayfield-L; B. Monroe-T
2-15. In the pines3:12
Recording Date:1952-07-18
Composer:Albert Price
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2781 / 83130
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T
2-16. Footprints in the snow2:41
Recording Date:1952-07-18
Composer:Rupert Jones
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2782 / 83131
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
2-17. Walking in Jerusalem1:59
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-TC; C. Cline-B; B. Bryant-GS
2-18. Memories of mother and dad2:58
Recording Date:1952-07-18
Composer:Albert Price
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2784 / 83133
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T
2-19. The little girl and the dreadful snake3:04
Recording Date:1952-07-18
Composer:Albert Price
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2785 / 83134
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T
2-20. Country waltz2:24
Recording Date:1952-07-18
Composer:Bill Monroe-Claude V. Breeland
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2786 / 83135
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
2-21. Don't put it 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
2-22. My dying bed2:48
Recording Date:1952-07-18
Composer:Albert Price
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2788 / 83137
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T
2-23. A mighty pretty waltz2:42
Recording Date:1952-07-26
Composer:Al Hoffman-Norman Gimbel
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2801 / 83171
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs; Owen Bradley-piano
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
2-24. Pike County breakdown2:41
Recording Date:1952-07-26
Composer:Rupert Jones
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2802 / 83172
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
2-25. Wishing waltz2:37
Recording Date:1953-11-28
Composer:Gene Evans
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3178 / 85544
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
2-26. I hope you have learned2:28
Recording Date:1953-11-28
Composer:Carrigan-Butler
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3179 / 85545
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T
2-27. Get up John2:09
Recording Date:1953-11-28
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3180 / 85546
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
3-1. Sitting alone in the moonlight2:29
Recording Date:1954-01-19
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3212 / 85695
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Grady Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T
3-2. Plant some flowers by my grave2:40
Recording Date:1954-01-19
Composer:Jimmie Davis-Rupert McClendon
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3213 / 85696
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Grady Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
3-3. Changing partners2:15
Recording Date:1954-01-19
Composer:Joe Darion-Larry Coleman
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3214 / 85697
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Grady Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
3-4. Y'all come2:17
Recording Date:1954-01-19
Composer:Arlie Duff
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3215 / 85698
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Grady Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-T; unidentified chorus
3-5. On and on2:48
Recording Date:1954-01-25
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3205 / 85733
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Grady Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T; C. Cline-B
3-6. I believed in you darling2:38
Recording Date:1954-01-25
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3206 / 85734
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Grady Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T; C. Cline-B
3-7. New John Henry blues2:29
Recording Date:1954-01-25
Composer:P.D.
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3207 / 85735
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Grady Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
3-8. White House blues2:13
Recording Date:1954-01-25
Composer:Wilbur Jones
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3208 / 85736
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Grady Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
3-9. Happy on my way2:11
Recording Date:1954-01-25
Composer:Pete Pyle
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3235 / 85750
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Grady Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T; C. Cline-B; M. Estes-BS
3-10. I'm working on a building2:45
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
3-11. A voice from on high2:37
Recording Date:1954-01-25
Composer:Bill Monroe-Bessie Mauldin
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3237 / 85752
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Grady Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T; C. Cline-B
3-12. He will set your fields on fire2:38
Recording Date:1954-01-25
Composer:Wilbur Jones
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3238 / 85753
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Grady Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Charlie Cline-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L; M. Estes-BS
3-13. Close by2:30
Recording Date:1954-06-26
Composer:Bill Monroe-Robert Van Winkle
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3341 / 86567
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
3-14. 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
3-15. Put my little shoes away2:33
Recording Date:1954-06-26
Composer:Trad.
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3343 / 86569
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
3-16. Blue moon of Kentucky2:08
Recording Date:1954-09-04
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3364 / 86763
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Charlie Cline-f; Red Taylor-f; Gordon Terry-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
3-17. Wheel hoss2:20
Recording Date:1954-12-31
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3413 / 87242
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jackie Phelps-g; Hubert Davis-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Ernie Newton-bs
3-18. 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
3-19. You'll find her name written there2:52
Recording Date:1954-12-31
Composer:Harold Hensley
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3415 / 87244
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jackie Phelps-g; Hubert Davis-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
3-20. Roanoke2:39
Recording Date:1954-12-31
Composer:Joe Ahr
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3416 / 87245
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jackie Phelps-g; Hubert Davis-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Ernie Newton-bs
3-21. Wait a little longer, please Jesus2:39
Recording Date:1955-01-28
Composer:Hazel Houser
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3425 / 87402
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jackie Phelps-g; Bobby Hicks-f; Charlie Cline-f; Buddy Killen-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-LV/TC; C. Cline-LC; B. Hicks-B; B. Killen-BS
3-22. Let the light shine down on me1:58
Recording Date:1955-01-28
Composer:Dot Swan
Place:possibly Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 3426 / 87403
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jackie Phelps-g; Bobby Hicks-f; Charlie Cline-f; Buddy Killen-bs
Vocals:C. Cline-L; B. Monroe-T; B. Hicks-B; W. Killen-BS
3-23. Used to be2:07
Recording Date:1955-09-16
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 9177 / 88683
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Charlie Cline-g; Joe Stuart-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Gordon Terry-f; Bessie Lee Maulden-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
3-24. Tall timber2:22
Recording Date:1955-09-16
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 9178 / 88684
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Charlie Cline-g; Joe Stuart-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Gordon Terry-f; Bessie Lee Maulden-bs
3-25. Brown County breakdown2:27
Recording Date:1955-09-16
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 9179 / 88685
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Charlie Cline-g; Joe Stuart-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Vassar Clements-f; Bessie Lee Maulden-bs
3-26. A fallen 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
3-27. Four walls2:21
Recording Date:1957-04-20
Composer:Marvin Moore-George Campbell
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 9814-6 / 102329
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Joe Stuart-g; Don Stover-bj; Tommy Jackson-f; Gordon Terry-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
3-28. A good woman's love2:22
Recording Date:1957-05-14
Composer:Cy Coben
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 9815-11 / 102733
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Sandy-g; Don Stover-bj; Tommy Jackson-f; Gordon Terry-f; Dale Potter-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
3-29. Cry, cry darlin'2:24
Recording Date:1957-05-14
Composer:Jimmie Newman
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 9816 / 102734
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Sandy-g; Don Stover-bj; Tommy Jackson-f; Gordon Terry-f; Dale Potter-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
3-30. I'm sittin' on top of the world2:21
Recording Date:1957-05-14
Composer:R. Henderson-J. Young-S. Lewis
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 9817 / 102735
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Sandy-g; Don Stover-bj; Tommy Jackson-f; Gordon Terry-f; Dale Potter-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
4-1. A Out in the cold world2:36
Recording Date:1957-05-15
Composer:Joe Ahr
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 9818 / 102736
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Sandy-g; Don Stover-bj; Joe Stuart-f; Gordon Terry-f; Dale Potter-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
4-2. Roane County Prison3:11
Recording Date:1957-05-15
Composer:Joe Ahr
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 9819 / 102737
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Sandy-g; Don Stover-bj; Joe Stuart-f; Gordon Terry-f; Dale Potter-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
4-3. Goodbye old pal2:06
Recording Date:1957-05-15
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 9820-14 / 102738
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Sandy-g; Don Stover-bj; Joe Stuart-f; Gordon Terry-f; Dale Potter-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
4-4. In despair2:17
Recording Date:1957-05-15
Composer:Joe Ahr
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 9821 / 102739
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Sandy-g; Don Stover-bj; Joe Stuart-f; Gordon Terry-f; Dale Potter-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-LV/TC; J. Stuart-LC; D. Stover-B
4-5. Molly and Tenbrooks2:23
Recording Date:1957-05-15
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 9822 / 102740
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Sandy-g; Don Stover-bj; Joe Stuart-f; Gordon Terry-f; Dale Potter-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
4-6. Come back to me in my dreams2:25
Recording Date:1957-05-15
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 9823-10 / 102741
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Lester Sandy-g; Don Stover-bj; Joe Stuart-f; Gordon Terry-f; Dale Potter-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
4-7. Sally-Jo2:39
Recording Date:1957-12-15
Composer:Rusty Kershaw-Doug Kershaw
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10045 / 103937
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Doug Kershaw-g; Joe Stuart-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Dale Potter-f; Jimmy Elrod-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
4-8. Brand new shoes2:12
Recording Date:1957-12-15
Composer:Lester Blackwell
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10046 / 103938
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Doug Kershaw-g; Joe Stuart-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Dale Potter-f; Jimmy Elrod-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
4-9. A lonesome road2:40
Recording Date:1957-12-15
Composer:Joe Earl Stuart, Jr.
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10047 / 103939
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Doug Kershaw-g; Joe Stuart-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Dale Potter-f; Jimmy Elrod-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
4-10. I saw the light2:30
Recording Date:1958-02-25
Composer:Hank Williams
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10163 / 104726
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:E. Mayfield-L; B. Monroe-T; K. Baker-B; G. Terry-BS
4-11. Lord, build me a cabin in glory2:04
Recording Date:1958-02-25
Composer:Curtis Stewart
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10164 / 104727
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:E. Mayfield-L; B. Monroe-T; K. Baker-B; G. Terry-BS
4-12. Lord, lead me on2:27
Recording Date:1958-02-25
Composer:Kenneth Tuttle
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10165 / 104728
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:E. Mayfield-L; B. Monroe-T; K. Baker-B; G. Terry-BS
4-13. Precious memories3:16
Recording Date:1958-03-19
Composer:P.D.
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10181 / 104729
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Cully Holt-bs
Vocals:E. Mayfield-L; B. Monroe-T; K. Baker-B; C. Holt-BS
4-14. I'll meet you in the morning2:12
Recording Date:1958-03-19
Composer:Albert E. Brumley
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10182 / 104730
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Cully Holt-bs
Vocals:E. Mayfield-L; B. Monroe-T; K. Baker-B; C. Holt-BS
4-15. Life's railway to Heaven2:50
Recording Date:1958-03-19
Composer:P.D.
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10183 / 104731
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Cully Holt-bs; Owen Bradley-organ
Vocals:B. Monroe-LV/TC; E. Mayfield-LC; K. Baker-B; C. Holt-BS
4-16. I've found a hiding place3:27
Recording Date:1958-03-20
Composer:Albert E. Brumley
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10184 / 104732
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Culley Holt-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-T/LC; E. Mayfield-L/TC; K. Baker-B; C. Holt-BS
4-17. Jesus hold my hand2:25
Recording Date:1958-03-20
Composer:Albert E. Brumley
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10185 / 104733
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Culley Holt-bs
Vocals:E. Mayfield-L; B. Monroe-T; K. Baker-B; C. Holt-BS
4-18. I am a pilgrim2:33
Recording Date:1958-03-20
Composer:Merle Travis
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10186 / 104734
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Culley Holt-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L; E. Mayfield-T; K. Baker-B; C. Holt-BS
4-19. Wayfaring stranger3:07
Recording Date:1958-03-31
Composer:P.D.
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10191 / 104735
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Culley Holt-bs; Owen Bradley-organ
Vocals:B. Monroe-L/TC; E. Mayfield-T/LC; K. Baker-B; C. Holt-BS
4-20. A beautiful life2:28
Recording Date:1958-03-31
Composer:William Golden
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10192 / 104736
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Owen Bradley-organ
Vocals:E. Mayfield-L; B. Monroe-T; K. Baker-B; C. Holt-BS
4-21. House of gold2:06
Recording Date:1958-03-31
Composer:Hank Williams
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10193 / 104737
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Owen Bradley-organ
Vocals:B. Monroe-L; E. Mayfield-T; K. Baker-B; C. Holt-BS
4-22. Panhandle country2:05
Recording Date:1958-04-08
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10221-16 / 104835
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Joe Drumright-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Bobby Hicks-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
4-23. Scotland1:53
Recording Date:1958-04-08
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:10222 / 104836
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Edd Mayfield-g; Joe Drumright-bj; Kenny Baker-f; Bobby Hicks-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
4-24. Gotta travel on2:34
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
4-25. No one but my darlin'2:05
Recording Date:1958-12-01
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 10517 / 106201
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jack Cooke-g; Buddy Pennington-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
4-26. Big Mon2:16
Recording Date:1958-12-01
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 10518-5 / 106209
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jack Cooke-g; Buddy Pennington-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
4-27. Monroe's hornpipe1:58
Recording Date:1958-12-01
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Bradley Film & Recording, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 10519-7 / 106210
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jack Cooke-g; Buddy Pennington-bj; Bobby Hicks-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-bs
A-1. Blue grass ramble2:13
Recording Date:1950-02-03
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2076 / 75809
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Vassar Clements-f; Joel Price-sb
A-2. New muleskinner blues2:31
Recording Date:1950-02-03
Composer:Jimmie Rodgers-George Vaughn
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2077 / 75810
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Vassar Clements-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
A-3. My little Georgia rose3:07
Recording Date:1950-02-03
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2078 / 75811
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Vassar Clements-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
A-4. Memories of you3:00
Recording Date:1950-02-03
Composer:James B. Smith
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2079 / 75812
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Vassar Clements-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T
A-5. I'm on my way to the old home2:26
Recording Date:1950-02-03
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2080 / 75813
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Vassar Clements-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-LV/TC; J. Martin-LC
A-6. Alabama waltz2:25
Recording Date:1950-02-03
Composer:Hank Williams
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2081 / 75814
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Vassar Clements-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
A-7. I'm blue, I'm lonesome2:51
Recording Date:1950-02-03
Composer:James B. Smith
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2082 / 75815
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Vassar Clements-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-TV/LC; J. Martin-LV
A-8. 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
A-9. Boat of love2:45
Recording Date:1950-04-08
Composer:James W. Smith
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2119 / 76142
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Vassar Clements-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T ; J. Price-B; Birch Monroe-BS
A-10. The old fiddler2:35
Recording Date:1950-04-08
Composer:Hugh Ashley-Ira Wright
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2120 / 76143
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Vassar Clements-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
A-11. Uncle Pen2:44
Recording Date:1950-10-15
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2254 / 80071
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Red Taylor-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-LV/TC; J. Martin-LC; J. Price-B
A-12. When the golden leaves begin to fall3:02
Recording Date:1950-10-15
Composer:Albert Price
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2255 / 80072
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Red Taylor-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-LV/TC; J. Martin-LC; J. Price-B
A-13. Lord protect my soul2:42
Recording Date:1950-10-15
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2256 / 80073
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T; R. Lyle-B; J. Price-BS
A-14. River of death2:42
Recording Date:1950-10-15
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2257 / 80074
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T; R. Lyle-B; J. Price-BS
A-15. Letter from my darling3:08
Recording Date:1951-01-20
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2324 / 80434
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Red Taylor-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T
A-16. On the old Kentucky shore3:13
Recording Date:1951-01-20
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2325 / 80435
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Red Taylor-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-T
A-17. Raw hide2:36
Recording Date:1951-01-20
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2326 / 80436
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Red Taylor-f; Joel Price-sb
A-18. Poison love2:37
Recording Date:1951-01-20
Composer:Mrs. Elmer Laird
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2327 / 80437
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Red Taylor-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Monroe-TC
A-19. Kentucky waltz3:17
Recording Date:1951-03-05
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2361 / 80725
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Grady Martin-electric g; Jimmy Selph-g; Tommy Jackson-f; Ernie Newton-sb; Farris Coursey-drums
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
A-20. Prisoner's song2:41
Recording Date:1951-03-05
Composer:Guy Massey
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2362 / 80726
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Grady Martin-electric g; Jimmy Selph-g; Tommy Jackson-f; Ernie Newton-sb; Farris Coursey-drums; Owen Bradley-organ/piano
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
A-21. Swing low, sweet chariot2:43
Recording Date:1951-03-05
Composer:Trad.
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
A-22. 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
A-23. 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
A-24. Travelin' blues2:53
Recording Date:1951-03-29
Composer:Jimmie Rodgers-Shelley Lee Alley
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2372 / 80792
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Hal Smith-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
A-25. When the cactus is in bloom2:03
Recording Date:1951-03-29
Composer:Jimmie Rodgers
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:NA 2373 / 80793
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Jimmy Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Hal Smith-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L