Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Mule Skinner Blues
2:46
2 No Letter in the Mail
2:45
3 Cryin' Holy Unto My Lord
2:32
4 Six White Horses
3:04
5 Dog House Blues
3:10
6 I Wonder If You Feel the Way I Do
2:53
7 Katy Hill
2:41
8 Tennessee Blues
2:54
9 Shake My Mother's Hand for Me
3:09
10 Were You There?
2:49
11 Blue Yodel No. 7
2:55
12 The Coupon Song
2:58
13 Orange Blossom Special
2:35
14 Honky Tonk Swing
2:33
15 In the Pines
3:27
16 Back Up and Push
2:48

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States (1940-10-07) (tracks 1–8)
Atlanta, Georgia, United States (1941-10-02) (tracks 9–16)
fiddle:
Tommy Magness (1940-10-07) (tracks 1–2, 4–7)
Art Wooten (American fiddler) (1941-10-02) (tracks 11–13, 15–16)
mandolin:
Bill Monroe (1940-10-07) (tracks 2–4, 6–8)
Bill Monroe (1941-10-02) (tracks 9–16)
guitar:
Bill Monroe (1940-10-07) (tracks 1, 5)
Clyde Moody (1940-10-07) (tracks 2–4, 6–8)
Pete Pyle (1941-10-02) (tracks 9–11, 13–14, 16)
Bill Wesbrooks (bluegrass/country singer, bassist, and comedian) (1941-10-02) (tracks 12, 15)
double bass:
Pete Pyle (1941-10-02) (tracks 12, 15)
double bass [string bass]:
Bill Wesbrooks (bluegrass/country singer, bassist, and comedian) (1940-10-07) (tracks 1–2, 4–8)
Bill Wesbrooks (bluegrass/country singer, bassist, and comedian) (1941-10-02) (tracks 11, 13–14, 16)
baritone vocals:
Tommy Magness (1940-10-07) (track 3)
Art Wooten (American fiddler) (1941-10-02) (tracks 9–10)
bass vocals:
Clyde Moody (1940-10-07) (track 3)
Pete Pyle (1941-10-02) (tracks 9–10)
composer:
Bill Carlisle (track 2)
Bill Monroe (tracks 8, 10, 14)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 1)
Bob Wills (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 7, 15–16)
Clyde Moody (track 4)
Ervin Thomas Rouse (track 13)
lead vocals:
Bill Monroe (1940-10-07) (tracks 1, 3, 5)
Clyde Moody (1940-10-07) (tracks 2, 4, 6)
Bill Monroe (1941-10-02) (tracks 9–11)
Bill Wesbrooks (bluegrass/country singer, bassist, and comedian) (1941-10-02) (tracks 12, 15)
Art Wooten (American fiddler) (1941-10-02) (track 13)
lyricist:
Bill Carlisle (track 2)
Bill Monroe (track 10)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 1)
Bob Wills (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 15)
Clyde Moody (track 4)
Ervin Thomas Rouse (track 13)
tenor vocals:
Bill Monroe (1940-10-07) (tracks 2, 6)
Bill Wesbrooks (bluegrass/country singer, bassist, and comedian) (1940-10-07) (track 3)
Bill Monroe (1941-10-02) (tracks 13, 15)
Bill Wesbrooks (bluegrass/country singer, bassist, and comedian) (1941-10-02) (tracks 9–10)
writer:
The Carter Family (The Original Carter Family, 1927-1943) (track 3)
J.L. Frank (track 5)
Vaughn Horton (track 1)
Pee Wee King (track 5)
Elsie McWilliams (American songwriter) (track 11)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 11)
publisher:
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 3421) (track 15)
is the basis for:
In the Pines (track 15)
later versions:
Black Girl (track 15)
In the Pines (track 15)
In the Pines (track 15)
In the Pines (additional lyrics about police violence) (track 15)
New Mule Skinner Blues (revised lyrics, first recorded by Bill Monroe ca. 1950) (track 1)
recording of:
Honky Tonk Swing (track 14)
Blue Yodel No. 8 (Mule Skinner Blues) (1940-10-07) (track 1)
Dog House Blues (1940-10-07) (track 5)
I Wonder If You Feel the Way I Do (1940-10-07) (track 6)
Katy Hill (1940-10-07) (track 7)
No Letter in the Mail (1940-10-07) (track 2)
On the Rock Where Moses Stood (1940-10-07) (track 3)
Six White Horses (1940-10-07) (track 4)
Tennessee Blues (1940-10-07) (track 8)
Back Up and Push (1941-10-02) (track 16)
In the Pines (1941-10-02) (track 15)
Orange Blossom Special (1941-10-02) (track 13)
Were You There (1941-10-02) (track 10)

Release

ASIN: US: B000008IKL [info]