The best of bluegrass. Vol. 1, Standards

Various artists

Label:Mercury 848 979-2
Release Date:1991
Format:CD
Country:United States

Song Information:

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1. I long to see the old folksThe Stanley Brothers 3:05
Recording Date:1953-11-25
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7522
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Jim Williams-m; Ralph Mayo-f; John Shuffler-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
2. Family reunionCarl Story & His Rambling Mountaineer Quartet 2:43
Recording Date:1957-08-03
Place:RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:14978
Instruments:Carl Story-g; Lloyd Bell-g; Robert 'Bobby' Thompson-bj; Thomas Lee 'Tommy' Jackson-f; Claude Boone-ebs
Vocals:L. Bell-LV/BSC; B. Thompson-LC; C. Story-T; C. Boone-B
3. Down in the willow gardenThe Osborne Brothers & Red Allen 2:19
Recording Date:1956-12-29
Composer:Charlie Monroe
Place:RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:585-2 / 56-S-7
Instruments:Red Allen-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bob Osborne-m; Gordon Terry-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:R. Allen-L; B. Osborne-HB
4. The girl behind the barThe Country Gentlemen 3:02
Recording Date:1963-09-27
Composer:C. Stanley
Place:Wynwood Studios, Falls Church, VA
Master:30595
Instruments:Charlie Waller-g; Eddie Adcock-bj; John Duffey-m; Tom Gray-sb
Vocals:C. Waller-L; J. Duffey-T; E. Adcock-B
5. Pike County breakdownLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:41
Vocals:(Instrumental)
6. Blue moon of KentuckyThe Lonesome Pine Fiddlers 1:55
7. Cora is goneLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:26
8. Dixie strutRusty York 2:13
Vocals:(Instrumental)
9. Old salty dog bluesLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:27
10. Can't you hear me callingThe Country Gentlemen 2:22
Recording Date:1963-09-27
Place:Wynwood Studios, Falls Church, VA
Master:30596
Instruments:Charlie Waller-g; Eddie Adcock-bj; John Duffey-m; Tom Gray-sb
Vocals:C. Waller-L; J. Duffey-T; E. Adcock-B
11. Feudin' banjosArthur Smith & Don Reno 1:55
Composer:A. Smith; Combine Music Corp., BMI
Vocals:(Instrumental)
12. Roll in my sweet baby's armsLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:35
13. Ruby, are you madThe Osborne Brothers & Red Allen 2:57
Recording Date:1956-07-01
Composer:Cousin Emmy
Place:RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:337-1 / 56-S-2
Instruments:Red Allen-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bob Osborne-m; Tommy Jackson-f; Art Stamper-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:R. Allen-L; B. Osborne-T
14. Foggy Mountain breakdownLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:38
Vocals:(Instrumental)
15. My achin' heartThe Osborne Brothers & Red Allen 2:20
Recording Date:1956-07-01
Composer:Dorothy Sloan-Earl Sloan
Place:RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:338-3 / 56-S-2
Instruments:Red Allen-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bob Osborne-m; Tommy Jackson-f; Art Stamper-f; Ernie Newton-bs
Vocals:R. Allen-L
16. Our last goodbyeThe Stanley Brothers 2:35
Recording Date:1953-08-09
Composer:Carter Stanley
Place:Universal Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7488
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Jim Williams-m; Art Stamper-f; George Shuffler-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
17. Once moreThe Osborne Brothers 2:41
Recording Date:1957-10-17
Composer:Dusty Owens
Place:RCA Victor Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:554-4 / 57-S-5
Instruments:Harley 'Red' Allen-g; Sonny Osborne-bj; Bob Osborne-m; Shot Jackson-db; Ernie Newton-bs; Buddy Harmon-d
Vocals:B. Osborne-HL; S. Osborne-H; R. Allen-H
18. Who will call you sweetheart?The Stanley Brothers 2:53
Recording Date:1956-07-16
Place:Music City Recordings, Nashville, TN
Master:12725
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Chubby Anthony-f; Doug Morris-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; C. Lambert-T; R. Stanley-HB
19. I'm thinking tonight of my blue eyesRed Allen 2:35
Recording Date:1961-11
Place:Starday Sound Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:5108
Instruments:Red Allen-rg; Frank Wakefield-m; Don Reno-bj; Robert Russell 'Chubby' Wise-f; John Palmer or Roy M. 'Junior' Huskey-sb
Vocals:R. Allen-V; F. Wakefield-V
20. Loving you too wellThe Stanley Brothers 2:09
Recording Date:1957-02-27
Place:Nashville, TN
Master:14757
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Chubby Wise-f; Pee Wee Lamber-m; George Shuffler-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
21. I am wearyThe Country Gentlemen 2:32
Recording Date:1963-09-27
Place:Wynwood Studios, Falls Church, VA
Master:30602
Instruments:Charlie Waller-g; Eddie Adcock-bj; John Duffey-m; Tom Gray-sb
Vocals:C. Waller-L; J. Duffey-T; E. Adcock-B; T. Gray-BS
22. Angel bandThe Stanley Brothers 2:15
Recording Date:1955-12-19
Composer:Ralph Stanley
Place:Bradley Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:7790
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Art Stamper-f; Bill Lowe-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; C. Lambert-B; B. Lowe-BS