Classic bluegrass from Smithsonian Folkways

Various artists

Label:Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40092
Release Date:2002-04
Country:United States
County Sales:#254 ID: 2426943
   Amazon ASIN: B000063NDJ

Song Information:

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1. White House bluesEarl Taylor & the Stoney Mountain Boys 1:58
Recording Date:1959
Instruments:Earl Taylor-m; Sam Hutchins-g; Walter Hensley-bj; Curtis Cody-f; Vernon McIntyre-sb
Vocals:S. Hutchins-L; E. Taylor-T
2. Our last goodbyeThe Johnson Mountain Boys 2:32
Recording Date:1993
Composer:C. Stanley; Ft. Knox Music, BMI/Trio Music, BMI
Place:Big Mo Recording Studio, Kensington, MD
Instruments:Dudley Connell-g; Tom Adams-bj; David McLaughlin-m; Eddie Stubbs-f; Earl Yager-sb
Vocals:D. Connell-L; D. McLaughlin-H
3. When he reached down his hand for meBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:44
Recording Date:1965-09-05
Place:Fincastle, VA
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Malcolm 'Mac' Wiseman-g; Don Reno-bj; Benny Martin-f
Vocals:M. Wiseman-L; B. Monroe-T; D. Reno-B; B. Martin-BS
4. Tiny broken heartHazel & Alice 3:01
Recording Date:1965
Composer:Charlie & Ira Louvin-Ed Hill; Acuff Rose, BMI
Place:Mastertone Studio, New York, NY
Instruments:Alice Foster-g; Lamar Grier-bj; David Grisman-m; Billy Baker-f; Hazel Dickens-sb
Vocals:A. Foster-L; H. Dickens-T
5. New Camptown racesRed Allen, Frank Wakefield & the Kentuckians 2:31
Recording Date:1964
Composer:F. Wakefield; Wynwood Music Co., Inc., BMI
Place:Cue Recordings, New York, NY
Instruments:Red Allen-g; Frank Wakefield-m; Bill Keith-bj; Fred Weisz-sb
6. SuzanneHarley Allen & Mike Lilly 2:37
Instruments:Harley Allen-g; Mike Lilly-bj; Scott Adams-m; David Moore, Jr.-f; Larry Nager-bs
Vocals:H. Allen-V; M. Lilly-V; S. Adams-V
7. I heard my mother call my name in prayerThe Nashville Grass 3:07
Composer:R. Smiley
Instruments:Curly Seckler-g; Willis Spears-g; Kenny Ingram-bj; Johnny Warren-f; Gene Wooten-db; J. Y. Gray-bs
Vocals:C. Seckler-V; W. Spears-V; K. Ingram-V; J. Warren-V
8. Teardrops in my eyesFriendly City Playboys 2:26
Recording Date:1961
Composer:R. Allen-T. Sutton
Place:Union Grove Fiddlers' Convention
Instruments:Ronald Pinnix-g; Billy Edwards-bj; Archie Callahan-f; Warren Pinnix-bs
Vocals:W. Pinnix-V
9. Cumberland GapSnuffy Jenkins 1:31
Instruments:Snuffy Jenkins-bj; Ima Dimmery-g
10. Live and let liveRed Allen & the Kentuckians 2:44
Recording Date:1978
Composer:G. Sullivan-W. Walker
Place:Jack Casey Studio, Columbus, OH
Instruments:Red Allen-g; Greg Allen-bj; Dorsey Harvey, Jr.-m; Buddy Griffin-f; Danny Milhoun-db; Ron Messing-db; Red Hartley-bs
Vocals:R. Allen-L; G. Allen-H; Jerry Butler-H
11. The world is waiting for the sunriseRoger Sprung & Doc Watson 2:37
Composer:E. Seitz-E. Lockhart
Instruments:Doc Watson-g; Joe Locker-g; Roger Sprung-bj; Willie Locker-m; Ollie Phillips-bs; Bob Thomas-d
12. Hello city limitsHugh Moore & the Bluegrass Cutups 2:19
Composer:B. Martin-J. Elgin
Instruments:Hugh Moore-bj; Roby Huffman-g; Parks Icenhour-g; Danny Bowers-f/m; David Johnson-sg; Dale Lee-bs
Vocals:H. Moore-V; R. Huffman-V
13. Legend of the brown mountain lightThe Country Gentlemen 2:32
Recording Date:1964-06
Composer:S. Wiseman
Place:Wynwood Music Studios, Falls Church, VA
Instruments:Charlie Waller-g; Eddie Adcock-bj; John Duffey-m; Ed Ferris-sb
Vocals:C. Waller-L; J. Duffey-T
14. Lonesome road bluesRoni Stoneman 1:10
Instruments:Roni Stoneman-bj; Eugene Cox-g
15. The train that carried my girl from townDoc Watson 2:16
Instruments:Doc Watson-g
Vocals:A. Watson-V
16. The little girl and the dreadful snakeThe New Lost City Ramblers 3:29
Composer:A. Price
Instruments:John Cohen-g; Mike Seeger-m; Tracy Schwarz-f
Vocals:T. Schwarz-V; M. Seeger-V
17. Little birdieThe Stanley Brothers 2:47
Recording Date:1961-02-05
Place:University of Chicago Folk Festival, IL
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Vernon Derrick-f; Mike Seeger-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-V; R. Stanley-V
18. Rabbit in a logThe Stanley Brothers 2:20
Recording Date:1961-02-05
Place:University of Chicago Folk Festival, IL
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Curley Lambert-m; Vernon Derrick-f; Mike Seeger-bj
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T
19. Grey eagleDavid & Billie Ray Johnson 2:47
Instruments:David Johnson-f; Billie Ray Johnson-g
20. Wayfaring strangerCullen Galyean & the Virginia Mountain Boys 5:07
Recording Date:1982
Instruments:Bobby Harrison-g; David Lambeth-g
Vocals:B. Harrison-V; Cullen Galyean-V
21. Billy in the lowgroundThe Lonesome Strangers 1:00
Recording Date:1962
Place:Union Grove, NC
Instruments:Buddy Pendleton-f; John Herald-g; Bob Yellin-bj
22. The rebel girlHazel Dickens 2:57
Instruments:Hazel Dickens-g; Dudley Connell-g; Tom Adams-bj; David McLaughlin-m/f; Marshall Wilborn-sb
Vocals:Hazel Dickens-V
23. Train 45Smiley Hobbs 2:19
Recording Date:1956
Instruments:Smiley Hobbs-bj; Tom Morgan-g; Pete Kuykendall-m; Mike Seeger-sb
24. Neath that cold grey tomb of stoneThe Lilly Brothers & Don Stover 3:03
Instruments:Bea Lilly-g; Don Stover-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Herb Hooven-f/sb
Vocals:E. Lilly-L
25. Get up JohnBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:36
Recording Date:1965-09-05
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Fincastle, VA
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Peter Rowan-g