Bluegrass meets banjo

Various artists

Label:Jasmine JASMCD 3529
Release Date:2001
Format:CD
Country:United Kingdom
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1. Blue grass rambleBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:13
Recording Date:1950-02-03
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2076 / 75809
Instruments:William Smith 'Bill' Monroe-m; James Henry 'Jimmy' Martin-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Vassar Clements-f; Joel Price-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
2. My cabin in carolineLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:35
Recording Date:1948
Composer:Flatt-Scruggs
Place:WROL Radio Station, Knoxville, TN
Master:2034
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Malcolm B. 'Mac' Wiseman-g; Jim Shumate-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
3. Foggy mountain breakdownLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:39
Recording Date:1949-12-11
Composer:Earl Scruggs; Peer, BMI
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2665
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; John Ray 'Curly' Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
4. Hey! Hey! Hey!The Stanley Brothers 2:39
Recording Date:1950-11-03
Composer:C. Stanley; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:4310
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; P. W. Lambert-T
5. Lonesome truck driver's bluesBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:54
Recording Date:1951-07-01
Composer:Lee Roberts
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2421 / 81250
Instruments:William Smith 'Bill' Monroe-m; Carter Stanley-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Gordon H. Terry-f; Ernest 'Ernie' Newton-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L
6. Cora is goneLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:21
Recording Date:1950-10-20
Composer:Odell McLeod
Place:WDAE Radio Station, Tampa, FL
Master:7059
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; John Ray 'Curly' Seckler-m; Benny Sims-f/bs; Jody Rainwater-sb/m
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
7. Florida bluesJim Eanes & the Shenandoah Valley Boys 2:21
Recording Date:1951
Composer:Arthur Smith
Place:Radio Station WPAQ, Mt. Airy, NC
Master:1450
Instruments:Jim Eanes-rhythm g; Hubert Davis-bj; Roy Russell-f; Neely Gilfellen-g; Pee Wee Davis-f; Benny Jarrell-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
8. On the banks of the riverWilma Lee & Stoney Cooper 2:42
Recording Date:1949-04-09
Composer:D. Lewis
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:40684-1 / NASH 715-1
Instruments:Wilma Lee Cooper-g; Stoney Cooper-f; Blaine Stewart-m; Bill Carver-db; Albert Ray 'Ab' Cole-sb
Vocals:W. L. Cooper-L; S. Cooper-H
9. smile on my lips (and an ache in my heart)Johnnie & Jack
10. Tis sweet to be rememberedMac Wiseman 2:56
Recording Date:1951-05-23
Composer:Mac Wiseman
Place:KWKH Radio Station Studio, Shreveport, LA
Master:8734
Instruments:Malcolm B. 'Mac' Wiseman-g; Ted Mullins-m; Joe Medford-bj; Don Davis-sb; Ralph Mayo-f
Vocals:M. Wiseman-L
11. Earl's breakdownLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 3:01
Recording Date:1951-10-24
Composer:Scruggs; Peer
Place:Possibly Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:47113 / NASH 1305?
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Howdy Forrester-f; Jody Rainwater-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
12. The old homeThe Stanley Brothers 2:16
Recording Date:1949-11-20
Composer:C. Stanley; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:41939
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; P. W. Lambert-T
13. Curtains of sorrowJim Eanes & the Shenandoah Valley Boys 2:48
Recording Date:1958-08
Composer:Riley Shepard
Place:Rodel Studio, Washington, DC
Instruments:Jim Eanes-rhythm g; Allen Shelton-bj; Roy Russell-f; Calvin Scott 'Scotty' Stoneman-f; Arnold Terry-sb
Vocals:J. Eanes-L
14. Blue grass stompBill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 3:00
Recording Date:1949-10-22
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:41837-1
Instruments:Bill Monroe-m; Mac Wiseman-g; Rudy Lyle-bj; Chubby Wise-f; Jack Thompson-sb
Vocals:(Instrumental)
15. Down the roadLester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:39
Recording Date:1949-04
Composer:Flatt-Scruggs; Fairway
Place:Cincinnati, OH
Master:2609
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; John Ray 'Curly' Seckler-m; Art Wooten-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
16. Sunny side of the mountainWilma Lee & Stoney Cooper 2:56
Recording Date:1951-07-13
Composer:H. McAuliffe-B. Gregory
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:46493-1 / NASH 1269
Instruments:Wilma Lee Cooper-g; Stoney Cooper-f; Burkett Howard 'Buck' Graves-db; Joe Stuart-m; Albert Ray 'Ab' Cole-sb; Benjamin 'Tex' Logan-f
Vocals:S. Cooper-L
17. Pretty PollyThe Stanley Brothers 2:47
Recording Date:1950-11-03
Composer:B. F. Shelton; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:4313
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:R. Stanley-L
18. Don't get above your raisin'Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys 2:43
Recording Date:1951-05-09
Composer:Flatt-Scruggs; Peer
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:45914 / NASH 1236
Instruments:Lester Flatt-g; Earl Scruggs-bj; Everett Lilly-m; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Jody Rainwater-sb
Vocals:L. Flatt-L
19. A broken heart to mendMac Wiseman & the Country Boys 2:13
Recording Date:1950
Composer:Ted Mullins
Place:WCYB, Bristol, VA
Instruments:Mac Wiseman-rhythm g; Joe Medford-bj; Ted Mullins-m; Ralph Mayo-f; Don Davis-sb
Vocals:M. Wiseman-L
20. My Saviour's trainThe Monroe Brothers 2:52
Recording Date:1936-10-12
Place:Southern Radio Corp., Charlotte, NC
Master:02538-1
Instruments:Charlie Monroe-g; William Smith 'Bill' Monroe-m
Vocals:C. Monroe-L; B. Monroe-T
21. Little brown handJim Eanes & the Shenandoah Valley Boys 2:24
Recording Date:1952-11-17
Composer:Dickie Morris
Place:Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN
Master:2891 / 83662
Instruments:Jim Eanes-rhythm g; Chester B. 'Chet' Atkins-g; Loren Otis 'Jack' Shook-g; Donald S. 'Don' Davis-steel g; Donald 'Don' Slayman-f; Ernest 'Ernie' Newton-sb; Owen Bradley-contractor
Vocals:J. Eanes-L
22. The lonesome riverThe Stanley Brothers 2:40
Recording Date:1950-11-03
Composer:Carter Stanley; Peer, BMI
Place:Castle Studio, Nashville, TN
Master:4311
Instruments:Carter Stanley-g; Ralph Stanley-bj; Pee Wee Lambert-m; Les Woodie-f; Ernie Newton-sb
Vocals:C. Stanley-L; R. Stanley-T; P. W. Lambert-B
23. Molly and Tenbrooks (the race horse song)Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys 2:44
Recording Date:1947-10-28
Composer:Bill Monroe
Place:WBBM Radio Station, Chicago, IL
Master:4887-1
Instruments:William Smith 'Bill' Monroe-m; Lester Raymond Flatt-g; Earl Eugene Scruggs-bj; Robert R. 'Chubby' Wise-f; Howard Staton Watts 'Cedric Rainwater'-sb
Vocals:B. Monroe-L