Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 True Life Blues
2:29
2 Down in the Willow Garden
4:31
3 My Long Journey Home
2:26
4 Little Willie
2:56
5 Highway of Sorrow
3:27
6 Sophronie
3:01
7 My Aching Heart
2:19
8 Close By
2:33
9 Feast Here Tonight
2:33
10 Leavin' Home
4:08
11 Little Cabin Home on the Hill
3:23
12 I'm Comin' Back, But I Don't Know When
3:26
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Salty Dawg Blues
2:26
2 If I Lose
2:17
3 Sad and Lonesome Day
3:06
4 My Little Georgia Rose
3:05
5 Foggy Mountain Top
2:38
6 I'm My Own Grandpa
3:11
7 Pretty Polly
5:10
8 Home Is Where the Heart Is
1:57
9 Nine Pound Hammer
2:17
10 Memories of Mother and Dad
3:24
11 Teardrops in My Eyes
2:58
12 House of Gold
2:48

Credits

CD 1

fiddle:
Jim Buchanan (US bluegrass fiddler) (tracks 5, 11)
Stuart Duncan (tracks 2, 4, 7, 10)
Bobby Hicks (American bluegrass fiddler) (tracks 1, 8, 12)
Ricky Skaggs (track 6)
mandolin:
Mike Compton (track 10)
David Grisman (tracks 1–12)
guitar:
Harley "Red" Allen (bluegrass singer and guitarist) (tracks 5, 7)
Pat Enright (tracks 2, 4, 10)
Del McCoury (tracks 1, 8, 12)
Tony Rice (tracks 6, 11)
Doc Watson (US guitarist, singer & songwriter) (tracks 3, 9)
bass:
Mark Hembree (tracks 2, 4, 10)
Roy Huskey, Jr. (son of Roy Junior Huskey) (tracks 6, 11)
James Kerwin (tracks 1, 5, 7–8, 12)
banjo:
Porter Church (tracks 5, 7)
J.D. Crowe (tracks 6, 11)
Alan O’Bryant (tracks 2, 4, 10)
Herb Pedersen (tracks 1, 8, 12)
baritone vocals:
David Grisman (tracks 2, 6, 10, 12)
composer:
Bill Monroe (tracks 1, 8)
Charlie Monroe (track 12)
Robert Van Winkle (track 8)
lyricist:
Bill Monroe (track 1)
Charlie Monroe (track 12)
tenor vocals:
Alan O’Bryant (track 2)
Harley Allen (tracks 5, 7)
Herb Pedersen (track 12)
Curly Seckler (tracks 3, 11)
Ricky Skaggs (tracks 1, 6, 9)
vocals:
Harley "Red" Allen (bluegrass singer and guitarist) (tracks 5, 7)
Alan O’Bryant (track 4)
Pat Enright (track 10)
Del McCoury (tracks 1, 8, 12)
Herb Pedersen (track 12)
Tony Rice (tracks 6, 11)
Doc Watson (US guitarist, singer & songwriter) (tracks 3, 9)
writer:
Lester Flatt (track 11)
Bill Monroe (tracks 5, 11)
Pete Pyle (track 5)
Dorothy Sloan (track 7)
Earl Sloan (track 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 3)
publisher:
recording of:
Close By (track 8)
Highway of Sorrow (track 5)
My Aching Heart (track 7)
True Life Blues (track 1)

CD 2

fiddle:
Sam Bush (bluegrass fiddler/mandolinist) (track 1)
Stuart Duncan (tracks 2–3, 7–8, 11)
Bobby Hicks (American bluegrass fiddler) (tracks 4, 10)
Mark O’Connor (US bluegrass, country and classical fiddler/composer) (track 6)
Ricky Skaggs (track 12)
mandolin:
Mike Compton (track 2)
David Grisman (tracks 1–12)
guitar:
Harley "Red" Allen (bluegrass singer and guitarist) (tracks 3, 11)
Pat Enright (tracks 2, 7)
Doc Watson (US guitarist, singer & songwriter) (tracks 5, 9)
Del McCoury (tracks 4, 8, 10)
Tony Rice (tracks 1, 6, 12)
bass:
Mark Hembree (tracks 2, 7)
Roy Huskey, Jr. (son of Roy Junior Huskey) (tracks 1, 6, 12)
James Kerwin (tracks 3–4, 8, 10–11)
banjo:
Porter Church (tracks 3, 11)
J.D. Crowe (tracks 1, 12)
Alan O’Bryant (tracks 2, 7)
Herb Pedersen (tracks 4, 8, 10)
baritone vocals:
J.D. Crowe (track 6)
David Grisman (tracks 1–2, 8, 11)
composer:
A.P. Carter (tracks 3, 5)
Bill Monroe (track 4)
Wiley Morris (American country musician) (track 1)
Zeke Morris (track 1)
Albert Price (track 10)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
Ralph Stanley (track 2)
lyricist:
A.P. Carter (tracks 3, 5)
Albert Price (track 10)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
Ralph Stanley (track 2)
tenor vocals:
Harley Allen (track 11)
Alan O’Bryant (tracks 5, 9)
Herb Pedersen (tracks 6, 8, 10, 12)
Curly Seckler (track 1)
vocals:
Harley "Red" Allen (bluegrass singer and guitarist) (tracks 3, 11)
Pat Enright (track 2)
David Grisman (tracks 1, 6, 8)
Doc Watson (US guitarist, singer & songwriter) (tracks 5, 9)
Del McCoury (tracks 4, 8, 10)
Alan O’Bryant (track 7)
Tony Rice (tracks 1, 6, 12)
writer:
Harley "Red" Allen (bluegrass singer and guitarist) (track 11)
Connie Gately (US bluegrass guitarist/singer/songwriter) (track 8)
Tommy Sutton (hillbilly DJ) (track 11)
John Talley (Songwriter) (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 9)
publisher:
Hill & Range (track 9)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 15) (track 7)
recording of:
Foggy Mountain Top (track 5)
House of Gold (track 12)
If I Lose (track 2)
Nine Pound Hammer (track 9)
Pretty Polly (track 7)