Annotation

Originally release by Folkways in 1959. Re-released by Smithsonian Folkways.

Performance credits are at the release level because this is how they are given in the liner notes. One cannot be sure who performed in what capacity on each track, c.f. Smiley Hobbs.

Sub Optimal Credits:
Reissue project coordination by Matt Walters

Annotation last modified on 2013-04-15 15:04 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Katy Hill
Tex Logan 1:49
2 Katy Cline
Stover, Lilly & Anthony 2:43
3 Short Life of Trouble
Earl Taylor and the Stoney Mountain Boys 2:49
4 The Philadelphia Lawyer
Bob Baker and the Pike County Boys 3:30
5 Little Willie
Bob Baker and the Pike County Boys 3:08
6 Leather Britches
Smiley Hobbs 1:24
7 Natchez Under the Hill
Tex Logan 2:24
8 Old Joe Clark
Yellin, Seeger & Weissberg 2:09
9 There Ain't Nobody Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone
Stover, Lilly & Anthony 2:22
10 White House Blues
Earl Taylor and the Stoney Mountain Boys 2:02
11 They're at Rest Together
Earl Taylor and the Stoney Mountain Boys 2:17
12 Foggy Mountain Top
Earl Taylor and the Stoney Mountain Boys 2:03
13 Nine Pound Hammer
Smiley Hobbs 2:28
14 Cricket on the Hearth
Anthony and Stover 2:18
15 New River Train
Anthony, Seeger & Yellin 2:59
16 Fox Chase
Earl Taylor and the Stoney Mountain Boys 2:01
17 Feast Here Tonight
Bob Baker and the Pike County Boys 2:39
18 Snow Dove
Bob Baker and the Pike County Boys 3:23
19 Drifting Too Far From the Shore
Bob Baker and the Pike County Boys 2:40
20 Rocky Run
Stuart, Kuykendall, Hobbs & Gray 2:50
21 Bile 'em Cabbage Down
Stover, Lilly & Anthony 2:13
22 All the Good Times Have Past and Gone
Earl Taylor and the Stoney Mountain Boys 2:56
23 Sally Ann
Earl Taylor and the Stoney Mountain Boys 1:11

Credits

CD 1

fiddle:
Smiley Hobbs (track 20)
Chubby Anthony (track 9)
mandolin:
Jerry Stuart (track 20)
Earl Taylor (bluegrass musician) (tracks 10, 12)
guitar:
Tom Gray (US bluegrass bassist) (track 20)
Sam Hutchins (bluegrass guitar player) (tracks 10, 12)
Bea Lilly (track 9)
bass:
Elmer Pegdon (track 9)
Mike Seeger (track 20)
banjo:
Pete Kuykendall (track 20)
Walter Hensley (banjo player) (tracks 10, 12)
Don Stover (track 9)
vocals:
Sam Hutchins (bluegrass guitar player) (tracks 10, 12)
Bea Lilly (track 9)
Earl Taylor (bluegrass musician) (tracks 10, 12)
Chubby Anthony (track 9)
Walter Hensley (banjo player) (tracks 10, 12)
Don Stover (track 9)
recording of:

Release

fiddle: Chubby Anthony
Jimmie Grier
Tex Logan
mandolin: Bob Shanklin (bluegrass musician)
Jerry Stuart
Earl Taylor (bluegrass musician)
five-string banjo: Pete Kuykendall
Mike Seeger
Don Stover
Bob Yellin
guitar: Tom Gray (US bluegrass bassist)
Sam Hutchins (bluegrass guitar player)
Bea Lilly
Eric Weissberg
banjo: Walter Hensley (banjo player)
banjo, fiddle, guitar and mandolin: Smiley Hobbs
double bass: Billy Baker (bluegrass fiddle player)
Vernon "Boatwhistle" McIntyre
Elmer Pegdon
baritone vocals: Chubby Anthony
Jimmie Grier
Walter Hensley (banjo player)
design/illustration: Daphne Shuttleworth (designer)
editor: Mike Seeger
lead vocals: Sam Hutchins (bluegrass guitar player)
Bea Lilly
lead vocals and spoken vocals: Bob Baker
liner notes: Mike Seeger
mastering: Doug Sax
Alan Yoshida
miscellaneous support: Matt Walters (Smithsonian Folkways affiliate)
photography: John Cohen
tenor vocals: Mike Seeger
Don Stover
Earl Taylor (bluegrass musician)
vocals: Smiley Hobbs
ASIN: US: B000001DHY [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/2430781 [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/522035 [info]