Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Cumberland Mountain Deer Race Uncle Dave Macon 2:49
2 On Tanner's Farm Gid Tanner & Riley Puckett 2:52
3 Darling Corey The Monroe Brothers 2:08
4 Intoxicated Rat Dixon Brothers 2:37
5 The Paris Waltz The Arthur Smith Trio 2:50
6 Are You From Dixie? The Blue Sky Boys 2:45
7 On The Banks Of The Ohio The Monroe Brothers 3:33
8 Going to Georgia Wade Mainer & Zeke Morris 2:50
9 Little Bessie The Blue Sky Boys 3:06
10 Freight Train Moan The Arthur Smith Trio 2:41
11 New River Train The Monroe Brothers 3:41
12 The Great Speckled Bird Charlie Monroe's Boys 2:14
13 Dog House Blues Bill Monroe and The Bluegrass Boys 3:07
14 Orange Blossom Special Bill Monroe and The Bluegrass Boys 2:35
15 Salty Dog Blues The Morris Brothers 2:36
16 End of Memory Lane Charlie Monroe 2:45
17 Steel Guitar Rag Merle Travis 2:45
18 Going Back To The Blue Ridge Mountains The Delmore Brothers 2:42
19 Blue Moon Of Kentucky Bill Monroe and The Bluegrass Boys 3:04
20 Kentucky Waltz Bill Monroe and The Bluegrass Boys 2:50
21 Will the Circle Be Unbroken Brownsferry Four 3:03
22 Foggy Mountain Breakdown Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs 2:39

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States (1936-02-12) (track 4)
Atlanta, Georgia, United States (1939-08-21) (track 6)
Atlanta, Georgia, United States (1940-10-07) (track 13)
Atlanta, Georgia, United States (1941-10-02) (track 14)
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States (1949-12-11) (track 22)
fiddle:
Tommy Magness (1940-10-07) (track 13)
Art Wooten (American fiddler) (1941-10-02) (track 14)
Chubby Wise (1945-02-13) (track 20)
Chubby Wise (1946-09-16) (track 19)
Benny Sims (American fiddler) (1949-12-11) (track 22)
mandolin:
Bill Monroe (1936-02-17) (track 11)
Bill Monroe (1936-06-21) (track 7)
Bill Bolick (1939-08-21) (track 6)
Bill Monroe (1941-10-02) (track 14)
Bill Monroe (1945-02-13) (track 20)
Bill Monroe (1946-09-16) (track 19)
Curly Seckler (1949-12-11) (track 22)
guitar:
Dorsey Dixon (1936-02-12) (track 4)
Charlie Monroe (1936-02-17) (track 11)
Charlie Monroe (1936-06-21) (track 7)
Earl Bolick (1939-08-21) (track 6)
Bill Monroe (1940-10-07) (track 13)
Pete Pyle (1941-10-02) (track 14)
Curley Bradshaw (US harmonica player/guitarist) (1945-02-13) (track 20)
Lester Flatt (1946-09-16) (track 19)
Lester Flatt (1949-12-11) (track 22)
banjo:
Earl Scruggs (1946-09-16) (track 19)
Earl Scruggs (1949-12-11) (track 22)
double bass:
Howard Watts (bluegrass bassist, aka Cedric Rainwater) (1945-02-13) (track 20)
Howard Watts (bluegrass bassist, aka Cedric Rainwater) (1946-09-16) (track 19)
double bass [string bass]:
Bill Wesbrooks (bluegrass/country singer, bassist, and comedian) (1940-10-07) (track 13)
Bill Wesbrooks (bluegrass/country singer, bassist, and comedian) (1941-10-02) (track 14)
Howard Watts (bluegrass bassist, aka Cedric Rainwater) (1949-12-11) (track 22)
steel guitar:
Howard Dixon (1936-02-12) (track 4)
accordion:
Wilene "Sally Ann" Forrester (country singer and accordionist) (1945-02-13) (track 20)
composer:
George L. Cobb (track 6)
Leon McAuliffe (track 17)
Earl Scruggs (track 22)
Arthur Smith (track 5)
Ervin Thomas Rouse (track 14)
Bill Monroe (1945) (track 20)
Bill Monroe (1946) (track 19)
lead vocals:
Charlie Monroe (1936-02-17) (track 11)
Charlie Monroe (1936-06-21) (track 7)
Bill Monroe (1940-10-07) (track 13)
Art Wooten (American fiddler) (1941-10-02) (track 14)
Bill Monroe (1945-02-13) (track 20)
Bill Monroe (1946-09-16) (track 19)
lyricist:
Ervin Thomas Rouse (track 14)
Cliffie Stone (track 17)
Merle Travis (track 17)
Jack Yellen (track 6)
Bill Monroe (1945) (track 20)
Bill Monroe (1946) (track 19)
producer:
Dan Hornsby (track 6)
Eli Oberstein (tracks 4, 7, 11)
Art Satherly (tracks 19–20)
Frank Walker (track 6)
tenor vocals:
Bill Monroe (1936-02-17) (track 11)
Bill Monroe (1936-06-21) (track 7)
Bill Monroe (1941-10-02) (track 14)
vocals:
Dorsey Dixon (1936-02-12) (track 4)
Howard Dixon (1936-02-12) (track 4)
Bill Bolick (1939-08-21) (track 6)
Earl Bolick (1939-08-21) (track 6)
writer:
J.L. Frank (track 13)
Pee Wee King (track 13)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 7, 11)
publisher:
ピアーミュージック (Japan, subsidiary of Nichion) (track 19)
recorded at:
WBBM Studio (radio/tv station) in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1945-02-13) (track 20)
WBBM Studio (radio/tv station) in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1946-09-16) (track 19)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 157) (track 7)
arrangements:
Banks of the Ohio (track 7)
is based on:
Steel Guitar Rag (instrumental) (track 17)
later translated versions:
Saiskos pluvan? (track 22)
later versions:
Baled Y Welsh Not (track 7)
recording of:
Paris Waltz (track 5)
Steel Guitar Rag (vocal version) (track 17)
New River Train (1936-02-17) (track 11)
Banks of the Ohio (1936-06-21) (track 7)
Dog House Blues (1940-10-07) (track 13)
Orange Blossom Special (1941-10-02) (track 14)
Kentucky Waltz (1945-02-13) (track 20)
Blue Moon of Kentucky (1946-09-16) (track 19)
Foggy Mountain Breakdown (1949-12-11) (track 22)
referred to in medleys: