Newport Folk Festival : best of bluegrass, 1959-66

Various artists

Label:Vanguard 187/89-2
Release Date:2001
Format:CD
Country:United States

Song Information:

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A-1. John HenryHylo Brown & his Timberliners 2:35
Recording Date:1959-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Vocals:(Instrumental)
A-2. Gathering flowers from the hillsideHylo Brown & his Timberliners 2:23
Recording Date:1959-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
A-3. Love and wealthHylo Brown & his Timberliners 3:05
Recording Date:1959-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
A-4. Orange Blossom SpecialHylo Brown & his Timberliners 2:11
Recording Date:1959-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Vocals:(Instrumental)
A-5. The prisoner songHylo Brown & his Timberliners 2:35
Recording Date:1959-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
A-6. How mountain girls can loveThe Stanley Brothers 2:06
Recording Date:1959-07-12
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Chubby Anthony-f; Lindy Clear-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; B. Napier-B
A-7. Man of constant sorrowThe Stanley Brothers 3:13
Recording Date:1959-07-12
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Master:[05]
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Chubby Anthony-f; Lindy Clear-sb
Vocals:R. Stanley-LV; C. Stanley-LC; C. Anthony-T; B. Napier-B
A-8. Gathering flowers for the Master's bouquetThe Stanley Brothers 2:48
Recording Date:1959-07-12
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Master:[06]
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Chubby Anthony-f; Lindy Clear-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-9. Choo choo comingThe Stanley Brothers 1:46
Recording Date:1959-07-12
Composer:Newsome; Starday, BMI
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Master:[07]
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Chubby Anthony-f; Lindy Clear-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-10. Salty dog bluesLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 1:59
Recording Date:1960-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
A-11. Before I met youLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:42
Recording Date:1960-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
A-12. Cabin on the hillLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:34
Recording Date:1960-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
A-13. Jimmy Brown the newsboyLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 3:09
Recording Date:1960-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
A-14. Border rideJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys 2:17
Recording Date:1963-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Instruments:Jim McReynolds-g; Jesse McReynolds-m; other personnel not known
Vocals:(Instrumental)
A-15. Gosh I miss you all the timeJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys 2:09
Recording Date:1963-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Instruments:Jim McReynolds-g; Jesse McReynolds-m; other personnel not known
Vocals:Jim McReynolds-V; Jesse McReynolds-V
A-16. Dill pickle ragJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys 1:30
Recording Date:1963-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Instruments:Jim McReynolds-g; Jesse McReynolds-m; other personnel not known
Vocals:(Instrumental)
A-17. She left me standing on the mountainJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys 2:13
Recording Date:1963-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Instruments:Jim McReynolds-g; Jesse McReynolds-m; other personnel not known
Vocals:Jesse McReynolds-L; Jim McReynolds-T
A-18. Pardon meJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys 2:15
Recording Date:1963-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Instruments:Jim McReynolds-g; Jesse McReynolds-m; other personnel not known
Vocals:Jim McReynolds-V; Jesse McReynolds-V
A-19. Sweet little miss blue eyesJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys 1:58
Recording Date:1963-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Instruments:Jim McReynolds-g; Jesse McReynolds-m; other personnel not known
Vocals:Jesse McReynolds-L; Jim McReynolds-T
B-1. Kansas City railroad bluesDon Stover 4:15
Recording Date:1965-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-2. Rabbit soupDon Stover 2:25
Recording Date:1965-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
B-3. Flint Hill specialDon Stover 2:30
Recording Date:1965-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-4. Earl's breakdownDon Stover 1:21
Recording Date:1965-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-5. Why did you wander?The Lilly Brothers & Don Stover 4:12
Recording Date:1965-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
B-6. Bury me beneath the willowThe Lilly Brothers & Don Stover 3:33
Recording Date:1965-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
B-7. Billy in the lowgroundThe Lilly Brothers & Don Stover 2:20
Recording Date:1965-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-8. Little AnnieThe Lilly Brothers & Don Stover 3:17
Recording Date:1965-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
B-9. I'll live onThe Lilly Brothers & Don Stover 2:28
Recording Date:1965-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
B-10. Walls of timeBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 4:59
Recording Date:1965-07-24
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Master:[1.02]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; Don Lineberger-bj; Gene Lowinger-f; Benjamin 'Tex' Logan-f; Byron Berline-f; James Monroe-sb
Vocals:P. Rowan-L; B. Monroe-T
B-11. Grey eagleBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 1:49
Recording Date:1965-07-24
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Master:[1.03]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; Benjamin 'Tex' Logan-f
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-12. Cotton-eyed JoeBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 4:54
Recording Date:1965-07-24
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Master:[1.04]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; Benjamin 'Tex' Logan-f
Vocals:T. Logan-L; B. Monroe-B
B-13. Shady groveBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 1:55
Recording Date:1965-07-24
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Master:[1.05]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; Benjamin 'Tex' Logan-f
B-14. Blue yodel #4Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 3:02
Recording Date:1965-07-24
Composer:Jimmie Rodgers
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Master:[2.04]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; Don Lineberger-bj; James Monroe-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
B-15. Molly and TenbrooksBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:26
Recording Date:1963-07-26
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Del McCoury-g; William Bradford 'Bill/Brad' Keith-bj; Billy Baker-f; Bessie Lee Mauldin-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
Matrix:[05]
B-16. Bluegrass breakdownBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:19
Recording Date:1965-07-24
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Master:[2.07]
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g; Don Lineberger-bj; James Monroe-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
C-1. Alabam'Jim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys 2:44
Recording Date:1966-07-21
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Instruments:Jim McReynolds-g; Jesse McReynolds-m; Robert 'Bobby' Thompson-bj; Jim Brock?-f; unknown-sb
C-2. Memphis, TennesseeJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys 2:29
Recording Date:1966-07-21
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Instruments:Jim McReynolds-g; Jesse McReynolds-m; Robert 'Bobby' Thompson-bj; Jim Brock?-f; unknown-sb
C-3. Airmail SpecialJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys 1:56
Recording Date:1966-07-21
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Instruments:Jim McReynolds-g; Jesse McReynolds-m; Robert 'Bobby' Thompson-bj; Jim Brock?-f; unknown-sb
C-4. Better times a-comin'Jim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys 2:29
Recording Date:1966-07-21
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Instruments:Jim McReynolds-g; Jesse McReynolds-m; Robert 'Bobby' Thompson-bj; Jim Brock?-f; unknown-sb
C-5. Bill CheathamJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys 2:07
Recording Date:1966-07-21
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Instruments:Jim McReynolds-g; Jesse McReynolds-m; Robert 'Bobby' Thompson-bj; Jim Brock?-f; unknown-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
C-6. The grave in the valleyJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys 3:10
Recording Date:1966-07-21
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Instruments:Jim McReynolds-g; Jesse McReynolds-m; Robert 'Bobby' Thompson-bj; Jim Brock?-f; unknown-sb
C-7. Sugarfoot ragJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys 1:33
Recording Date:1966-07-21
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Instruments:Jim McReynolds-g; Jesse McReynolds-m; Robert 'Bobby' Thompson-bj; Jim Brock?-f; unknown-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
C-8. Walking in my sleepHazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard 2:56
Recording Date:1966-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
C-9. A tiny broken heartHazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard 3:08
Recording Date:1966-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
C-10. The one I love is goneHazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard 3:00
Recording Date:1966-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
C-11. Maiden's prayerLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:23
Recording Date:1966-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Vocals:(Instrumental)
C-12. Will you be lonesome too?Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:42
Recording Date:1966-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
C-13. Foggy Mountain chimesLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:45
Recording Date:1966-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
Vocals:(Instrumental)
C-14. Wabash cannonballLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:55
Recording Date:1966-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
C-15. When the saints go marching inLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:42
Recording Date:1966-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI
C-16. The ballad of Jed ClampettLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:20
Recording Date:1966-07
Place:Newport Folk Festival, Newport, RI