Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1Cumberland Mountain Deer Race
Uncle Dave Macon2:49
2On Tanner’s Farm
Gid Tanner & Riley Puckett2:52
3Darling Corey
The Monroe Brothers2:08
4Intoxicated Rat
recorded in:
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States (on 1936-02-12)
producer:
Eli Oberstein
guitar:
Dorsey Dixon (on 1936-02-12)
steel guitar:
Howard Dixon (on 1936-02-12)
vocals:
Dorsey Dixon (on 1936-02-12) and Howard Dixon (on 1936-02-12)
Dixon Brothers2:37
5The Paris Waltz
recording of:
Paris Waltz
composer:
Arthur Smith
The Arthur Smith Trio2:50
6Are You From Dixie?
recorded in:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States (on 1939-08-21)
producer:
Dan Hornsby and Frank Walker (Canadian electronic musician & DJ)
guitar:
Earl Bolick (on 1939-08-21)
mandolin:
Bill Bolick (on 1939-08-21)
vocals:
Bill Bolick (on 1939-08-21) and Earl Bolick (on 1939-08-21)
recording of:
Are You From Dixie (’cause I’m From Dixie Too) (on 1939-08-21)
lyricist:
Jack Yellen
composer:
George L. Cobb
The Blue Sky Boys2:45
7On the Banks of the Ohio
producer:
Eli Oberstein
guitar and lead vocals:
Charlie Monroe (on 1936-06-21)
mandolin and tenor vocals:
Bill Monroe (on 1936-06-21)
recorded at:
Southern Radio Building in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States (on 1936-06-21)
recording of:
Banks of the Ohio (on 1936-06-21)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 157)
The Monroe Brothers3:33
8Going to GeorgiaWade Mainer & Zeke Morris2:50
9Little Bessie
recorded in:
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States (on 1938-01-25)
guitar and lead vocals:
Earl Bolick
mandolin and background vocals [vocal harmony]:
Bill Bolick
recording of:
Little Bessie
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
The Blue Sky Boys3:06
10Freight Train Moan
The Arthur Smith Trio2:41
11New River Train
producer:
Eli Oberstein
guitar and lead vocals:
Charlie Monroe (on 1936-02-17)
mandolin and tenor vocals:
Bill Monroe (on 1936-02-17)
recorded at:
Southern Radio Building in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States (on 1936-02-17)
recording of:
New River Train (on 1936-02-17)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
The Monroe Brothers3:41
12The Great Speckled Bird
Charlie Monroe's Boys2:14
13Dog House Blues
recorded in:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States (on 1940-10-07)
double bass [string bass]:
Bill Wesbrooks (bluegrass/country singer, bassist, and comedian) (on 1940-10-07)
fiddle:
Tommy Magness (on 1940-10-07)
guitar and lead vocals:
Bill Monroe (on 1940-10-07)
recording of:
Dog House Blues (on 1940-10-07)
writer:
J.L. Frank and Pee Wee King
Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys3:07
14Orange Blossom Special
recorded in:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States (on 1941-10-02)
double bass [string bass]:
Bill Wesbrooks (bluegrass/country singer, bassist, and comedian) (on 1941-10-02)
fiddle and lead vocals:
Art Wooten (American fiddler) (on 1941-10-02)
guitar:
Pete Pyle (on 1941-10-02)
mandolin and tenor vocals:
Bill Monroe (on 1941-10-02)
recording of:
Orange Blossom Special (on 1941-10-02)
lyricist and composer:
Ervin Thomas Rouse
Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys2:35
15Salty Dog Blues
The Morris Brothers2:36
16End of Memory Lane
recorded in:
New York, New York, United States (on 1947-11-07)
double bass [bass]:
Charles R. Grean
electric guitar:
Roy Henderson (US country guitarist, 1940s)
guitar and lead vocals:
Charlie Monroe
mandolin:
Orne Osborne (US country mandolinist, 1940s) and Red Rector (American bluegrass mandolin player)
tenor vocals:
Orne Osborne (US country mandolinist, 1940s)
Charlie Monroe2:45
17Steel Guitar Rag
recording of:
Steel Guitar Rag (vocal version)
lyricist:
Cliffie Stone and Merle Travis
composer:
Leon McAuliffe
is based on:
Steel Guitar Rag (instrumental)
Merle Travis2:45
18Going Back to the Blue Ridge Mountains
The Delmore Brothers2:42
19Blue Moon of Kentucky
producer:
Art Satherly
banjo:
Earl Scruggs (on 1946-09-16)
double bass:
Howard Watts (bluegrass bassist, aka Cedric Rainwater) (on 1946-09-16)
fiddle:
Chubby Wise (on 1946-09-16)
guitar:
Lester Flatt (on 1946-09-16)
mandolin and lead vocals:
Bill Monroe (on 1946-09-16)
recorded at:
WBBM Studio (radio/tv station) in Chicago, Illinois, United States (on 1946-09-16)
recording of:
Blue Moon of Kentucky (on 1946-09-16)
lyricist and composer:
Bill Monroe (in 1946)
publisher:
APRS, Peer International Corp., Southern Music Publishing (tradename Peermusic) and ピアーミュージック (Japan, subsidiary of Nichion)
Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys3:04
20Kentucky Waltz
producer:
Art Satherly
accordion:
Wilene "Sally Ann" Forrester (country singer and accordionist) (on 1945-02-13)
double bass:
Howard Watts (bluegrass bassist, aka Cedric Rainwater) (on 1945-02-13)
fiddle:
Chubby Wise (on 1945-02-13)
guitar:
Curley Bradshaw (US harmonica player/guitarist) (on 1945-02-13)
mandolin and lead vocals:
Bill Monroe (on 1945-02-13)
recorded at:
WBBM Studio (radio/tv station) in Chicago, Illinois, United States (on 1945-02-13)
recording of:
Kentucky Waltz (on 1945-02-13)
lyricist and composer:
Bill Monroe (in 1945)
Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys2:50
21Will the Circle Be Unbroken
Brownsferry Four3:03
22Foggy Mountain Breakdown
recorded in:
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (on 1949-12-11)
banjo:
Earl Scruggs (on 1949-12-11)
double bass [string bass]:
Howard Watts (bluegrass bassist, aka Cedric Rainwater) (on 1949-12-11)
fiddle:
Benny Sims (American fiddler) (on 1949-12-11)
guitar:
Lester Flatt (on 1949-12-11)
mandolin:
Curly Seckler (on 1949-12-11)
recording of:
Foggy Mountain Breakdown (on 1949-12-11)
composer:
Earl Scruggs
Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs2:39