The essential bluegrass album

The Osborne Brothers & Mac Wiseman

Label:CMH CMH-8 9016
Release Date:1979
Format:A8
Country:United States
BG Unlimited:1979-11
   Google Play: B6ssugfk6jaffl52dwkgll7d5ba

Song Information:

 Expand All
A-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
A-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
A-3. 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
A-4. 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
A-5. 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 Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-L; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V; B. Birchfield-V
A-6. 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 Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V
B-1. 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
B-2. Poison love2:19
Recording Date:1979-03-15
Composer:E. Laird
Place:Hilltop Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bobby Osborne-m; other personnel not known
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V
B-3. 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
B-4. 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 Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-L; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V; B. Birchfield-V
B-5. '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 Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V; B. Birchfield-V
C-1. 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
C-2. 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 Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-L/V; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V; B. Birchfield-V
C-3. 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
C-4. 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
C-5. 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
C-6. 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 Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V; B. Osborne-V
D-1. 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
D-2. 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
D-3. 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
D-4. 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 Birchfield-high strung g]
Vocals:M. Wiseman-L; B. Osborne-V; S. Osborne-V; B. Birchfield-V
D-5. 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