The essential bluegrass album

The Osborne Brothers & Mac Wiseman

Label:CMH CD 9016
Release Date:1987
Format:CD
Country:United States
Barcode:027297901629
BG Unlimited:1988-11
   Discogs.com ID: 3791416
   Amazon ASIN: B0000010UI
   Google Play: B6ssugfk6jaffl52dwkgll7d5ba

Song Information:

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1. Midnight flyer1:58
Recording Date:1979-04-25
Composer:P. Craft
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-L; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V
2. Shackles and chains2:49
Recording Date:1979-04-25
Composer:J. Davis
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V
3. Four walls around me2:29
Recording Date:1979-05-08
Composer:B. Stallard
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Jerry Douglas-db]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V
4. I'm a stranger here2:40
Recording Date:1979-04-25
Composer:M. Wiseman
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V
5. You're the girl of my dreams1:58
Recording Date:1979-04-19
Composer:M. Wiseman
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Buddy Spicher-f]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V
6. Family Bible2:22
Recording Date:1979-03-15
Composer:C. Gray-W. Breeland-P. Buskirk
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Benny Howard Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-L; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V; B. Birchfield-V
7. Mother Maybelle2:55
Recording Date:1979-05-08
Composer:J. Maphis-R.L. Maphis
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Sonny Osborne-lead g; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Wynn Osborne-bj; Jerry Douglas-db]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V
8. Poison love2:19
Recording Date:1979-03-15
Composer:E. Laird
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Benny Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V
9. Take me back to Renfro Valley4:27
Recording Date:1979-03-15
Composer:J. Lair
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Benny Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V
10. Mountain fever2:25
Recording Date:1979-02-01
Composer:R. Hylton
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Benny Howard Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-L; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V; B. Birchfield-V
11. 'Tis sweet to be remembered2:46
Recording Date:1979-02-01
Composer:M. Wiseman
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Benny Howard Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V; B. Birchfield-V
12. Keep on the sunny side3:27
Recording Date:1979-01-30
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Wynn Osborne-bj; Ray Edenton-g; Josh Graves-db; Jerry Douglas-db; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Buddy Spicher-f; Benny Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V; B. Birchfield-V
13. It's goodbye and so long to you2:03
Recording Date:1979-04-19
Composer:R. Coutere-H.J. Breau
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Buddy Spicher-f]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V
14. Shenandoah waltz2:14
Recording Date:1979-03-15
Composer:C. Moody-C. Wise
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Benny Howard Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-L/V; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V; B. Birchfield-V
15. I'll still write your name in the sand2:35
Recording Date:1979-04-19
Composer:B. Starcher
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Buddy Spicher-f]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V
16. Pins and needles (in my heart)2:50
Recording Date:1979-03-15
Composer:F. Jenkins
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Benny Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V
17. Are you coming back to me2:26
Recording Date:1979-04-19
Composer:M. Wiseman
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Buddy Spicher-f]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V
18. The bluebirds are singing for me2:45
Recording Date:1979-03-15
Composer:M. Wiseman
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Benny Howard Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V
19. Old brush arbor2:14
Recording Date:1979-01-30
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Wynn Osborne-bj; Ray Edenton-g; Josh Graves-db; Jerry Douglas-db; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Buddy Spicher-f; Benny Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V; B. Birchfield-V
20. Don't let your sweet love die3:38
Recording Date:1979-03-15
Composer:C. Van Ness
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Benny Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V
21. Travelin' this lonesome road3:00
Recording Date:1979-03-15
Composer:B. Monroe
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Benny Howard Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V
22. I wonder how the old folks are at home2:48
Recording Date:1979-04-19
Composer:M. Christian
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Buddy Spicher-f]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V
23. I've always wanted to sing in Renfro Valley3:17
Recording Date:1979-02-01
Composer:R. W. Gabbard-J. Ireson
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Blaine Sprouse-f; Benny Howard Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-L; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V; B. Birchfield-V
24. Little white church2:45
Recording Date:1979-05-08
Composer:M. Christian
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; Ray Edenton-rhythm g; Jimmy Brock-bs; Robby Osborne-drums; [Jerry Douglas-db]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V