Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Bryant's Boogie
2:36
2 Red Headed Polka
2:32
3 Railroadin'
2:15
4 Stainless Steel
2:10
5 T-Bone Rag
2:16
6 Truck Driver's Ride
2:14
7 Liberty Bell Polka
2:19
8 Bryant's Shuffle
2:18
9 Yodeling Guitar
2:10
10 Georgia Steel Guitar
1:58
11 Pickin' the Chicken
2:17
12 Comin' On
2:14
13 Lover
2:18
14 Serenade to a Frog
2:08
15 Bryant's Bounce
2:22
16 Whistle Stop
2:18
17 Hometown Polka
2:20
18 Jammin' With Jimmy
2:30
19 Two of a Kind
2:18
20 Old Joe Clark
2:23
21 Arkansas Traveler
2:08
22 Country Capers
2:14
23 Low Man on a Totem Pole
2:40
24 Cotton Pickin'
2:30
25 Sleepwalker's Lullaby
2:08
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Stratosphere Boogie
2:12
2 Flippin' the Lid
2:09
3 Deep Water
3:03
4 Shuffleboard Rag
2:16
5 Caffeine Patrol
1:52
6 Pickin' Peppers
2:13
7 Chatterbox
2:11
8 Frettin' Fingers
2:04
9 Pushin' the Blues
3:13
10 Rolling Sky
2:28
11 The Night Rider
2:25
12 Hillcrest (Opus 3)
2:05
13 China Boy
6:16
14 Ha-So
1:55
15 Tobacco Worm
1:54
16 Strings
2:48
17 Long Walk Home
2:42
18 Frettin' Fingers
1:24
19 Whistle Stop
1:56
20 Peach Grove Express
2:03
21 Rattle Dance
2:12
22 Scottish Eagle
2:05
23 Julie's Gone
2:11
24 Buggy Ride
1:57
25 Blow Your Hat in the Creek
1:39
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Fender Bender
2:06
2 Model 400 Buckboard
1:56
3 Laughing Guitar
2:02
4 Joy Ride
2:21
5 Corn Ball
2:13
6 In the Heart of a Clown
2:01
7 Tabasco Road
1:49
8 Come Alive Polka
1:45
9 Lazy Guitar
2:19
10 Shinbone
2:03
11 Trevor's Theme
2:23
12 Liverpool
2:39
13 Boogie for Guitar
1:39
14 Steel Guitar Rag
1:25
15 12th Street Rag
1:43
16 Little Rock Getaway
1:54
17 Caravan
2:33
18 Down Yonder
1:44
19 Georgia Boogie
1:53
20 Tico Tico
2:01
21 Indiana (Back Home Again in Indiana)
2:07
22 Ten Wheels
1:51
23 Stumbling
2:00
24 Voxwagon
1:56
25 Sugar Foot Rag
1:29

Credits

CD 1

fiddle:
Harold Hensley (1950-09-25) (tracks 1–2)
Harold Hensley (1951-02-08) (tracks 3–4)
fiddle and guitar:
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1953-05-27) (tracks 16–17)
drums (drum set):
Muddy Berry (1950-09-25) (tracks 1–2)
Muddy Berry (1951-02-08) (tracks 3–4)
Muddy Berry (1951-06-18) (tracks 5–7)
Roy Harte (drummer and Pacific Jazz founder) (1952-01-28) (tracks 8–9)
Roy Harte (drummer and Pacific Jazz founder) (1952-05-06) (tracks 10–12)
Roy Harte (drummer and Pacific Jazz founder) (1952-11-25) (tracks 13–15)
Roy Harte (drummer and Pacific Jazz founder) (1953-05-27) (tracks 16–17)
Roy Harte (drummer and Pacific Jazz founder) (1953-09-04) (tracks 18–19)
Roy Harte (drummer and Pacific Jazz founder) (1953-12-28) (tracks 20–21)
Roy Harte (drummer and Pacific Jazz founder) (1954-01-06) (tracks 22–23)
Roy Harte (drummer and Pacific Jazz founder) (1954-05-11) (tracks 24–25)
organ and piano:
Billy Liebert (1951-02-08) (tracks 3–4)
Billy Liebert (1951-06-18) (tracks 5–7)
guitar:
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1950-09-25) (tracks 1–2)
Eddie Kirk (US country singer/songwriter) (1950-09-25) (tracks 1–2)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1951-02-08) (tracks 3–4)
Eddie Kirk (US country singer/songwriter) (1951-02-08) (tracks 3–4)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1951-06-18) (tracks 5–7)
Eddie Kirk (US country singer/songwriter) (1951-06-18) (tracks 5–7)
Billy Strange (1951-06-18) (tracks 5–7)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1952-01-28) (tracks 8–9)
Eddie Kirk (US country singer/songwriter) (1952-01-28) (tracks 8–9)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1952-05-06) (tracks 10–12)
Billy Strange (1952-05-06) (tracks 10–12)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1952-11-25) (tracks 13–15)
Billy Strange (1952-11-25) (tracks 13–15)
Billy Strange (1953-05-27) (tracks 16–17)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1953-09-04) (tracks 18–19)
Billy Strange (1953-09-04) (tracks 18–19)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1953-12-28) (tracks 20–21)
Billy Strange (1953-12-28) (tracks 20–21)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1954-01-06) (tracks 22–23)
Billy Strange (1954-01-06) (tracks 22–23)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1954-05-11) (tracks 24–25)
Billy Strange (1954-05-11) (tracks 24–25)
bass:
Cliffie Stone (1950-09-25) (tracks 1–2)
Cliffie Stone (1951-02-08) (tracks 3–4)
Cliffie Stone (1951-06-18) (tracks 5–7)
Cliffie Stone (1952-01-28) (tracks 8–9)
Cliffie Stone (1952-05-06) (tracks 10–12)
Cliffie Stone (1952-11-25) (tracks 13–15)
Cliffie Stone (1953-05-27) (tracks 16–17)
Cliffie Stone (1953-09-04) (tracks 18–19)
Cliffie Stone (1953-12-28) (tracks 20–21)
Al Williams (US country bassist) (1954-01-06) (tracks 22–23)
George Bruns (1954-05-11) (tracks 24–25)
steel guitar:
Speedy West (1950-09-25) (tracks 1–2)
Speedy West (1951-02-08) (tracks 3–4)
Speedy West (1951-06-18) (tracks 5–7)
Speedy West (1952-01-28) (tracks 8–9)
Speedy West (1952-05-06) (tracks 10–12)
Speedy West (1952-11-25) (tracks 13–15)
Speedy West (1953-05-27) (tracks 16–17)
Speedy West (1953-09-04) (tracks 18–19)
Speedy West (1953-12-28) (tracks 20–21)
Speedy West (1954-01-06) (tracks 22–23)
Speedy West (1954-05-11) (tracks 24–25)
piano:
Paul Sells (1950-09-25) (tracks 1–2)
Billy Liebert (1952-01-28) (tracks 8–9)
Billy Liebert (1952-05-06) (tracks 10–12)
Billy Liebert (1952-11-25) (tracks 13–15)
Billy Liebert (1953-09-04) (tracks 18–19)
Billy Liebert (1953-12-28) (tracks 20–21)
Billy Liebert (1954-01-06) (tracks 22–23)
Billy Liebert (1954-05-11) (tracks 24–25)
accordion:
Billy Liebert (1950-09-25) (tracks 1–2)
accordion and piano:
Billy Liebert (1953-05-27) (tracks 16–17)
composer:
Hal Blair (track 2)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (tracks 1–2, 5, 7–9, 12, 14–15, 17–19, 22–24)
Doye O’Dell (track 2)
Billy Strange (tracks 5, 7, 17)
Speedy West (tracks 3–4, 6, 19)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 20)
Richard Rodgers (1932) (track 13)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 20)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 21)
Lorenz Hart (1932) (track 13)
producer:
Ken Nelson (US record producer ('48-'76) Capitol Records, country music) (tracks 1–25)
writer:
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (track 16)
Lou Duhig (track 25)
Harold Hensley (track 25)
Billy Strange (track 16)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 11)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 3594) (track 20)
instrumental cover recording of:
Lover (1952-11-25) (track 13)
instrumental recording of:
The Arkansas Traveler (former Arkansas state song) (1953-12-28) (track 21)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
Arkansas Traveler (Louis Riendeau French version) (track 21)
later versions:
Arkansas Traveler (dueling dialogue) (track 21)
recording of:
Bryant's Boogie (1950-09-25) (track 1)
Red Headed Polka (1950-09-25) (track 2)
Railroadin' (1951-02-08) (track 3)
Stainless Steel (1951-02-08) (track 4)
Liberty Bell Polka (1951-06-18) (track 7)
T-Bone Rag (1951-06-18) (track 5)
Truck Driver's Ride (1951-06-18) (track 6)
Bryant's Shuffle (1952-01-28) (track 8)
Yodeling Guitar (1952-01-28) (track 9)
Comin' On (1952-05-06) (track 12)
Georgia Steel Guitar (1952-05-06) (track 10)
Pickin' the Chicken (1952-05-06) (track 11)
Bryant's Bounce (1952-11-25) (track 15)
Serenade to a Frog (1952-11-25) (track 14)
Hometown Polka (1953-05-27) (track 17)
Whistle Stop (1953-05-27) (track 16)
Jammin' With Jimmy (1953-09-04) (track 18)
Two of a Kind (1953-09-04) (track 19)
Old Joe Clark (1953-12-28) (track 20)
Country Capers (1954-01-06) (track 22)
Low Man on a Totem Pole (1954-01-06) (track 23)
Cotton Pickin' (1954-05-11) (track 24)
Sleep Walker's Lullaby (1954-05-11) (track 25)

CD 2

recorded in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1962) (tracks 14–15)
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1966-10) (tracks 17–19)
fiddle:
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1962) (tracks 14–15)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1966-01) (tracks 20–25)
drums (drum set):
Pee Wee Adams (1954-09-02) (tracks 1–3)
Roy Harte (drummer and Pacific Jazz founder) (1955-06-14) (tracks 4–5)
Roy Harte (drummer and Pacific Jazz founder) (1955-08-05) (tracks 6–9)
Pee Wee Adams (1956-10-09) (tracks 10–13)
Junior Nichols (1962) (tracks 14–15)
Sammy Goldstein (1966-01) (tracks 16, 20–25)
Buddy Harman (1966-10) (tracks 17–19)
organ:
Hargus “Pig” Robbins (1966-10) (tracks 17–19)
guitar:
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1954-09-02) (tracks 1–3)
Billy Strange (1954-09-02) (tracks 1–3)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1955-06-14) (tracks 4–5)
Jimmie Widener (1955-06-14) (tracks 4–5)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1955-08-05) (tracks 6–9)
Billy Strange (1955-08-05) (tracks 6–9)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1956-10-09) (tracks 10–13)
Jimmie Widener (1956-10-09) (tracks 10–13)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1962) (tracks 14–15)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1966-01) (tracks 16, 20–25)
Scotty Turner (1966-01) (track 16)
Harold Bradley (1966-10) (tracks 17–19)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1966-10) (tracks 17–19)
Charlie McCoy (white blues harmonica player, 1960s-present) (1966-10) (tracks 17–19)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Barney Kessel (1966-01) (tracks 16, 20–25)
harmonica:
Billy Lee Riley (1966-01) (tracks 16, 20–25)
Charlie McCoy (white blues harmonica player, 1960s-present) (1966-10) (tracks 17–19)
bass:
Al Williams (US country bassist) (1954-09-02) (tracks 1–3)
George Bruns (1955-06-14) (tracks 4–5)
Cliffie Stone (1955-08-05) (tracks 6–9)
Deuce Spriggins (1956-10-09) (tracks 10–13)
Rue Barkley (US country musician and producer) (1962) (tracks 14–15)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1966-01) (tracks 16, 20–25)
Henry Strzelecki (1966-10) (tracks 17–19)
Joe Zinkan (1966-10) (tracks 17–19)
maracas:
Audie Murphy (songwriter) (1966-01) (tracks 16, 21)
vibraphone [vibes]:
Charlie McCoy (white blues harmonica player, 1960s-present) (1966-10) (tracks 17–19)
Bill Walker (country music singer and guitarist) (1966-10) (tracks 17–19)
steel guitar:
Speedy West (1954-09-02) (tracks 1–3)
Speedy West (1955-06-14) (tracks 4–5)
Speedy West (1955-08-05) (tracks 6–9)
Speedy West (1956-10-09) (tracks 10–13)
saxophone:
Harold Hensley (1962) (tracks 14–15)
piano:
Les Taylor (pianist, not the member of Exile) (1954-09-02) (tracks 1–3)
Billy Liebert (1955-06-14) (tracks 4–5)
Billy Liebert (1955-08-05) (tracks 6–9)
Merrill Moore (1956-10-09) (tracks 10–13)
Hargus “Pig” Robbins (1966-10) (tracks 17–19)
composer:
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (tracks 1, 3, 6–12)
Stuff Smith (jazz violinist) (track 12)
Speedy West (tracks 2, 4–5)
producer:
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (tracks 14–15)
Ken Nelson (US record producer ('48-'76) Capitol Records, country music) (tracks 1–13)
Scotty Turner (tracks 16–25)
writer:
Phil Boutelje (1922) (track 13)
Richard A. Winfree (1922) (track 13)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-01) (tracks 16, 20–25)
instrumental cover recording of:
China Boy (1956-10-09) (track 13)
recording of:
Deep Water (1954-09-02) (track 3)
Flippin' the Lid (1954-09-02) (track 2)
Stratosphere Boogie (1954-09-02) (track 1)
Caffeine Patrol (1955-06-14) (track 5)
Shuffleboard Rag (1955-06-14) (track 4)
Chatter Box (1955-08-05) (track 7)
Frettin' Fingers (1955-08-05) (track 8)
Pickin' Peppers (1955-08-05) (track 6)
Pushin' the Blues (1955-08-05) (track 9)
Hillcrest (Opus 3) (1956-10-09) (track 12)
Rolling Sky (1956-10-09) (track 10)
The Night Rider (1956-10-09) (track 11)

CD 3

recorded in:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1966-10) (tracks 7–9)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1967-03) (tracks 10–12)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1967-09) (tracks 15–25)
fiddle:
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1967-09) (track 18)
electric bass guitar:
Neil Levang (1967-03) (tracks 10–12)
drums (drum set):
Sammy Goldstein (1966-01) (tracks 1–2)
Hal Blaine (1966-06) (tracks 13–14)
Sammy Goldstein (1966-06) (tracks 3–6, 13–14)
Buddy Harman (1966-10) (tracks 7–9)
Sammy Goldstein (1967-03) (tracks 10–12)
Shelly Manne (1967-09) (tracks 15–25)
flute:
Jim Horn (1967-09) (track 24)
guitar:
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1966-01) (tracks 1–2)
Scotty Turner (1966-01) (tracks 1–2)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1966-06) (tracks 3–6, 13–14)
Scotty Turner (1966-06) (tracks 3–6)
Harold Bradley (1966-10) (tracks 7–9)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1966-10) (tracks 7–9)
Charlie McCoy (white blues harmonica player, 1960s-present) (1966-10) (tracks 7–9)
guitar [lead guitar]:
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1967-03) (tracks 10–12)
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1967-09) (tracks 15–25)
guitar [rhythm guitar]:
Barney Kessel (1966-01) (tracks 1–2)
Barney Kessel (1966-06) (tracks 3–6)
Scotty Turner (1967-03) (tracks 10–12)
Al Bruno (1967-09) (tracks 15–25)
Barney Kessel (1967-09) (tracks 15–25)
harmonica:
Billy Lee Riley (1966-01) (tracks 1–2)
Billy Lee Riley (1966-06) (tracks 3–6)
Charlie McCoy (white blues harmonica player, 1960s-present) (1966-10) (tracks 7–9)
bass:
Henry Strzelecki (1966-10) (tracks 7–9)
Joe Zinkan (1966-10) (tracks 7–9)
vibraphone [vibes]:
Charlie McCoy (white blues harmonica player, 1960s-present) (1966-10) (tracks 7–9)
Bill Walker (country music singer and guitarist) (1966-10) (tracks 7–9)
double bass:
Red Callender (1966-06) (tracks 13–14)
Red Callender (1967-03) (tracks 10–12)
Red Callender (1967-09) (tracks 15–25)
keyboard:
Billy Liebert (1967-09) (tracks 15–25)
tenor banjo:
Jimmy Bryant (session guitarist) (1967-09) (track 21)
saxophone:
Jim Horn (1967-09) (tracks 15–23, 25)
piano:
Hargus “Pig” Robbins (1966-10) (tracks 7–9)
Leon Russell (1967-03) (tracks 10–12)
composer:
L. Wolfe Gilbert (track 18)
Leon McAuliffe (track 14)
Joe Sullivan (piano, USA) (track 16)
Sylvester Weaver (track 14)
Zequinha de Abreu (track 20)
James F. Hanley (1917) (track 21)
Zez Confrey (1922) (track 23)
Duke Ellington (US composer, pianist & jazz bandleader) (1937) (track 17)
Juan Tizol (1937) (track 17)
lyricist:
L. Wolfe Gilbert (track 18)
Jacques Larue (track 20)
Ballard MacDonald (1917) (track 21)
Irving Mills (1937) (track 17)
producer:
Scotty Turner (tracks 1–6, 10–12, 15–25)
writer:
Hank Garland (track 25)
Vaughn Horton (track 25)
publisher:
Mills Music, Inc. (track 17)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 17)
Lafleur Music Ltd. (1995-12-12 –) (track 17)
recorded at:
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-01) (tracks 1–2)
Capitol Studios (Hollywood, CA) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1966-06) (tracks 3–6)
arrangements:
Caravan (arranged by Au) (track 17)
Tico Tico no Fuba (track 20)
instrumental recording of:
Caravan (1967-09) (track 17)
Down Yonder (1967-09) (track 18)
Tico tico (1967-09) (track 20)
is the basis for:
Steel Guitar Rag (vocal version) (track 14)
later translated parody versions:
I dastickert (track 20)
recording of:
Steel Guitar Rag (instrumental) (1966-06) (track 14)
Little Rock Getaway (1967-09) (track 16)
Stumbling (1967-09) (track 23)
Sugarfoot Rag (1967-09) (track 25)
referred to in medleys:
Ja-Da Medley (track 17)
translated version of:
Tico-tico no fubá (track 20)