Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Can the Circle Be Unbroken (Bye & Bye) The Carter Family 3:08
2 Great Speckled Bird Roy Acuff 2:52
3 After the Sunrise The Chuck Wagon Gang 2:47
4 You Are My Sunshine Gene Autry 2:24
5 I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart Patsy Montana & The Prairie Ramblers 3:06
6 Pistol Packin' Mama Al Dexter and His Troopers 3 2:46
7 Back in the Saddle Again Gene Autry 4 2:36
8 New San Antonio Rose Bob Wills 2:35
9 Time Changes Everything Bob Wills 2:40
10 It Makes No Difference Now Gene Autry 2:43
11 Take Me Back to Tulsa Bob Wills 2:40
12 Don't Let That Man Get You Down Texas Ruby 2:32
13 Shame on You Spade Cooley & His Orchestra 2:52
14 Born to Lose Ted Daffan's Texans 2:41
15 When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again Wiley Walker & Gene Sullivan 2:36
16 Wreck on the Highway Roy Acuff 2:45
17 When God Comes and Gathers His Jewels Molly O'Day & The Cumberland Mountain Folks 2:47
18 The Tramp on the Street Molly O'Day & The Cumberland Mountain Folks 2:46
19 I Saw the Light Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys 2:41
20 Are You Walking and A-Talking for the Lord Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper 2:06
21 Molly and Tenbrooks (The Race Horse Song) Bill Monroe and The Bluegrass Boys 2:45
22 Poor Ellen Smith Molly O'Day & The Cumberland Mountain Folks 2:40
23 Wabash Cannonball Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys 2:34
24 Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys 2:41
25 Blue Moon of Kentucky Bill Monroe and The Bluegrass Boys 3:05
26 The Fields Have Turned Brown The Stanley Brothers & The Clinch Mountain Boys 2:32
27 Don't Get Above Your Raisin' Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs & The Foggy Mountain Boys 2:41

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1942-03-20) (track 6)
fiddle:
Chubby Wise (1946-09-16) (track 25)
Chubby Wise (1947-10-28) (track 21)
Les Woodie (1949-11-20) (track 26)
Chubby Wise (1951-05-09) (track 27)
trumpet:
Harry Hollinger (1942-03-20) (track 6)
mandolin:
Bill Monroe (1946-09-16) (track 25)
Bill Monroe (1947-10-28) (track 21)
Darrell "Pee Wee" Lambert (1949-11-20) (track 26)
Everett Lilly (1951-05-09) (track 27)
guitar:
Mother Maybelle Carter (1935-05-06) (track 1)
Johnny Bond (1942-03-20) (track 6)
Al Dexter (1942-03-20) (track 6)
Lester Flatt (1946-09-16) (track 25)
Lester Flatt (1947-10-28) (track 21)
Carter Stanley (1949-11-20) (track 26)
Lester Flatt (1951-05-09) (track 27)
bass:
Fred White (1940s bassist) (1942-03-20) (track 6)
banjo:
Earl Scruggs (1946-09-16) (track 25)
Earl Scruggs (1947-10-28) (track 21)
Ralph Stanley (1949-11-20) (track 26)
Earl Scruggs (1951-05-09) (track 27)
double bass:
Howard Watts (bluegrass bassist, aka Cedric Rainwater) (1946-09-16) (track 25)
Howard Watts (bluegrass bassist, aka Cedric Rainwater) (1947-10-28) (track 21)
Ernie Newton (contrabassist) (1949-11-20) (track 26)
double bass [string bass]:
Jody Rainwater (American bluegrass bassist) (1951-05-09) (track 27)
steel guitar:
Frankie Marvin (US country musician) (1942-03-20) (track 6)
accordion:
Paul Sells (1942-03-20) (track 6)
autoharp:
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1935-05-06) (track 1)
additional composer:
A.P. Carter (track 1)
additional lyricist:
A.P. Carter (track 1)
baritone vocals [high baritone vocals]:
Darrell "Pee Wee" Lambert (1949-11-20) (track 26)
composer:
Roy Carter (country songwriter) (track 2)
Bill Monroe (track 21)
Al Dexter (track 6)
Dorsey Dixon (track 16)
Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (1907) (track 1)
Bill Monroe (1946) (track 25)
instruments:
Al Dexter (1942-03-20) (track 6)
lead vocals:
Gene Autry (track 7)
Bill Monroe (1946-09-16) (track 25)
Bill Monroe (1947-10-28) (track 21)
Carter Stanley (1949-11-20) (track 26)
lyricist:
Al Dexter (track 6)
Dorsey Dixon (track 16)
Guy Smith (Reverend) (track 2)
Ada Ruth Habershon (1907) (track 1)
Bill Monroe (1946) (track 25)
producer:
Don Law (track 26)
Art Satherly (tracks 21, 25–26)
tenor vocals:
Ralph Stanley (1949-11-20) (track 26)
vocals:
A.P. Carter (1935-05-06) (track 1)
Mother Maybelle Carter (1935-05-06) (track 1)
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1935-05-06) (track 1)
Lester Flatt (1951-05-09) (track 27)
writer:
Gene Autry (track 7)
Lester Flatt (track 27)
Earl Scruggs (track 27)
Carter Stanley (track 26)
Ralph Stanley (track 26)
Ray Whitley (Country & western singer/songwriter) (track 7)
publisher:
Bill Monroe Music (track 21)
ピアーミュージック (Japan, subsidiary of Nichion) (track 25)
recorded at:
WBBM Studio (radio/tv station) in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1946-09-16) (track 25)
WBBM Studio (radio/tv station) in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1947-10-28) (track 21)
Castle Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1949-11-20) (track 26)
Castle Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, United States (1951-05-09) (track 27)
is based on:
Molly and Tenbrooks (track 21)
later versions:
Great Speckled Bird (Jerry Lee Lewis version) (track 2)
recording of:
Back in the Saddle (track 7)
Pistol-Packin' Mama (1943 song) (1942-03-20) (track 6)
Blue Moon of Kentucky (1946-09-16) (track 25)
Molly and Tenbrooks (1947-10-28) (track 21)
The Fields Have Turned Brown (1949-11-20) (track 26)
Don't Get Above Your Raising (1951-05-09) (track 27)
version of:

Release

ASIN:US: B00000271Y [info]

Release Group

part of:Columbia Country Classics (number: 1)