16 greatest original bluegrass hits

Various artists

Label:Starday SD 3015
Release Date:1977
Format:LP
Country:United States
   Discogs.com ID: 6156086

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A-1. Doin' my timeLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:45
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Skinner; Acuff-Rose
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7057
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; John Ray 'Curly' Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Jody Rainwater-sb
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
A-2. Love me darling just tonightThe Stanley Brothers 2:12
Recording Date:1958-09-30
Composer:Red Malone-Ruby Rakes
Place:King Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4192
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Bill Napier-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Al Elliot-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
A-3. Talking banjoBuzz Busby 1:37
Recording Date:1956
Composer:Buzz Busby; Glad Music, BMI
Place:Ben Adelman Studio, Washington, DC
Master:2653
Instruments:Buzz Busby-m; Tom Morgan-g; Smiley Hobbs-bj; Carl Nelson-f; Vance Truell or Pete Roberts (Kuykendall)-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
A-4. She's just a cute thingJimmy Martin & Bobby Osborne 2:42
Recording Date:1951-08-27
Composer:J. Martin-B. Osborne; Lois, BMI
Place:King Recording Studio, Cincinnati, OH
Master:3237-1
Instruments:Jimmy Martin-g; Robert Van 'Bobby' Osborne-m; Charlie Cline-bj; Curly Ray Cline-f; Ralph 'Little Robert' Guenther-sb
Vocals:J. Martin-L; B. Osborne-T; C. Cline-B
A-5. Family reunionCarl Story 2:29
Recording Date:1960-02
Composer:H. Gabbard-A. Holt
Place:Radio Station WFLW, Monticello, KY?
Master:3183
Instruments:Carl Story-rhythm g; possibly Buster Moore-m; Bonnie Lou Moore-sb or g; Lloyd Bell-sb or g
A-6. Walking in my sleepBill Clifton 2:08
Recording Date:1958-08
Composer:Clifton; Starday Music, BMI
Place:Capitol Transcription Studios, Washington, D.C.
Master:3100
Instruments:Bill Clifton-g; Johnny Clark-bj; Mike Seeger-autoharp; Carl Nelson-f; Roy Self-sb
Vocals:B. Clifton-L; J. Clark-T
A-7. Footprints in the snowHylo Brown 2:33
Recording Date:1962-11-24
Composer:Wm. York; Starday, BMI
Place:Starday Studios, Nashville, Tenn.
Master:5913
Instruments:Melvin Goins-g; Ray E. Goins-bj; James W. Roberts-m; Curly Ray Cline-f; Ezra Cline-sb
Vocals:F. Brown-L
A-8. Great balls of fireNew Grass Revival 2:06
B-1. Don't let your sweet love dieDon Reno, Red Smiley & the Tennessee Cutups 2:26
Recording Date:1959-10-26
Composer:Van Ness-Manners
Place:King Studios, Cincinnati, OH
Master:4421
Instruments:Don Reno-lead g; Red Smiley-g; Ronnie Reno-m; Mack Magaha-f/percussion; John Palmer-sb; Ray Pennington-drums
Vocals:R. Smiley-L; D. Reno-T
B-2. Orange Blossom breakdownThe Stonemans 2:32
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-3. Tis sweet to be rememberedMac Wiseman 2:54
Recording Date:1974
Composer:Mac Wiseman
Place:Gusto Studios, Nashville, TN
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-g; Tommy Hill-g; Bobby Thompson-bj/g; Buddy Spicher-f; Marty Stuart-elec g/m; Kenneth Ingram-bj; 'Buck Graves-db; Junior Huskey-sb; Buddy Harman-drums
Vocals:M. Wiseman-V
B-4. Hey little girlThe Country Gentlemen 2:46
Recording Date:1958-11-06
Composer:John Duffey
Place:Ben Adelman's, Washington, DC
Master:2782
Instruments:Charlie Waller-g; John Duffey-m; Bill Emerson-bj; John Hall-f; Roy Self-sb
Vocals:J. Duffey-LV/TC; B. Emerson-B; C. Waller-LC
B-5. Truck driver's queenCharlie Moore & Bill Napier 2:03
Recording Date:1962-12-28
Composer:C. Moore, B. Napier
Place:King Recording Studio?, Cincinnati, OH
Master:11391
Instruments:Charlie Moore-g; Bill Napier-g; Ansel Guthrie?-m; unknown-sb
Vocals:C. Moore-L; B. Napier-T
B-6. Round town galsJim Eanes 1:34
Recording Date:1959-12
Composer:Jim Eanes-Roy Russell; Starday Music, BMI
Place:Radio Station WHEE, Martinsville, VA
Master:3128
Instruments:Jim Eanes-rhythm g; Curly Howard-rhythm g; Allen Shelton-bj; Frank Burroughs-electric g; Roy Russell-f; Cub McGee-f; Arnold Terry-bs
Vocals:(Instrumental)
B-7. Hard heartedJim & Jesse & the Virginia Boys 2:29
Recording Date:1958-10-23
Composer:Jim McReynolds-Jesse McReynolds
Place:Jacksonville, FL
Master:2853
Instruments:Jim McReynolds-g; Jesse McReynolds-m; Bobby Thompson-bj; Vassar Clements-f; Don McHan-sb
Vocals:Jim McReynolds-LV/TC; Jesse McReynolds-LV
B-8. Penitentiary bluesCharlie Monroe 2:00