Bluegrass Bonanza

Bluegrass Bonanza

CD

Overview

Proper's four-disc Bluegrass Bonanza collection focuses on the genre's early greats like Bill Monroe, the Stanley Brothers, Flatt & Scruggs, and the Delmore Brothers. Each of the four CDs -- String Band Roots, 1927-38; The Monroe Legacy, 1936-45; Early Bluegrass, 1944-50; and Classic Bluegrass, 1946-50 -- is packed with classics, making this budget-priced box a pretty decent purchase. [All four discs are also available separately.]

Product Details

Release Date: 11/13/2001
Label: Proper Box Uk
UPC: 0604988992922
catalogNumber: 29

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Hop Light Ladies
  2. Ain't Nobody's Business
  3. Carve That Possum
  4. Unlucky Road to Washington
  5. Hold the Woodpile Down
  6. Go Long Mule
  7. I Get My Whiskey from Rockingham
  8. Red Hot Breakdown
  9. Careless Love
  10. Buddy Won't You Roll Down the Line
  11. Sally Goodin
  12. Susie Lee
  13. Western Kentucky Limited @@Hack String Band
  14. Hard to Love @@Appalachia Vagabond
  15. Shady Grove
  16. Hawkins' Rag
  17. When the Train Comes Along
  18. Tanner's Boarding House
  19. On Tanner's Farm
  20. Are You from Dixie
  21. East Texas Drag
  22. If the River Was Whiskey
  23. Jackson Stomp
  24. I'll Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms

Disc 2

  1. New River Train
  2. On the Banks of the Ohio
  3. Rosa Lee McFall
  4. Just a Song of Old Kentucky
  5. Don't Forget Me
  6. I'm Thinking Tonight of the Old Folks
  7. Weepin' Willow Tree
  8. No Home No Place to Pillow My Head
  9. Great Speckled Bird
  10. Bringin' in the Georgia Mail
  11. Once I Had a Darling Mother
  12. Mother's Not Dead She's Only Sleeping
  13. Mule Skinner Blues
  14. No Letter in the Mail
  15. Six White Horses
  16. Dog House Blues
  17. I Wonder If You Feel the Way I Do
  18. Katy Hill
  19. Tennessee Blues
  20. Anniversary Blue Yodel
  21. Orange Blossom Special
  22. Honky Tonk Swing
  23. In the Pines
  24. Back Up and Push
  25. Rocky Road Blues
  26. Footprints in the Snow

Disc 3

  1. Banjo Pickin' Girl
  2. Little Burdie
  3. It's Raining Here This Morning
  4. Going Back to the Blue Ridge Mountains
  5. I'm Lonesome Without You
  6. Will the Circle Be Unbroken
  7. Rattlesnake Daddy
  8. Happy Valley Special
  9. Alabama
  10. John Henry
  11. I Will Never Marry
  12. Cotton Eyed Joe
  13. Death Is Only a Dream
  14. I Can Tell You the Time
  15. Mountain Dew
  16. Cabin Home in Caroline
  17. Three Miles South of Cash in Arkansas
  18. Mother No Longer Waits for Me
  19. I'm Going to Make Heaven My Home
  20. Farewell Blues
  21. The Jealous Lover
  22. My Cabin in Caroline
  23. The Rambler's Blues
  24. Come Here Soon
  25. Run Mountain
  26. Baby Girl
  27. Let Me Be Your Friend
  28. Beautiful Brown Eyes
  29. Arkansas Special
  30. Uncle Eph's Got the Coon

Disc 4

  1. Blue Moon of Kentucky
  2. Toy Heart
  3. California Blues
  4. Will You Be Loving Another Man?
  5. The Girl Behind the Bar
  6. The Little Glass of Wine
  7. My Rose of Old Kentucky
  8. Bluegrass Breakdown
  9. Sweetheart You Done Me Wrong
  10. When You Are Lonely
  11. Little Maggie
  12. Old Rattler
  13. Molly and Tenbrooks
  14. Blue Grass Stomp
  15. The Girl in the Blue Velvet Band
  16. We'll Meet Again Sweetheart
  17. Our Darling's Gone
  18. Is It Too Late Now?
  19. Poor Ellen Smith
  20. So Happy I'll Be
  21. God Loves His Children
  22. Baby Blue Eyes
  23. Why Don't You Tell Me So
  24. New Mule Skinner Blues
  25. Uncle Pen
  26. My Little Girl in Tennessee
  27. I'll Never Shed Another Tear
  28. Foggy Mountain Breakdown
  29. I'm Blue, I'm Lonesome

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Flatt & Scruggs   Track Performer
Bill Monroe   Track Performer
Stanley Brothers   Track Performer
Blue Sky Boys   Track Performer
Delmore Brothers   Track Performer
Uncle Dave Macon   Track Performer
Gid Tanner   Track Performer
Armstrong Twins   Track Performer
Brown's Ferry Four   Track Performer
J.E. Mainer   Track Performer
Bailey Brothers   Track Performer
Curly Fox   Track Performer
Molly O'Day   Track Performer
Monroe Brothers   Track Performer
Coon Creek Girls   Track Performer
Buster Carter   Track Performer
Preston Young   Track Performer
East Texas Serenaders   Track Performer
Prairie Ramblers   Track Performer
Charlie Poole & the North Carolina Ramblers   Track Performer
Ernest V. Stoneman & His Dixie Mountaineers   Track Performer
Mississippi Mud Steppers   Track Performer
Grandpa Jones & Ramona   Track Performer
Earl Johnson's Clodhoppers   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Lester Flatt   Composer
Bill Monroe   Composer
Earl Scruggs   Composer
Jimmie Davis   Composer
Uncle Dave Macon   Composer
Jimmie Rodgers   Composer
Gid Tanner   Composer
W.C. Handy   Composer
Pee Wee King   Composer
Bill Carlisle   Composer
Charlie Monroe   Arranger
Sam McGee   Composer
Cliff Carlisle   Composer
Roy Carter   Composer
Mel Foree   Composer
Byron Gregory   Composer
Martha E. Koenig   Composer
Paul Mares   Composer
Kirk McGee   Composer
Clayton McMichen   Composer
Leon Roppolo   Composer
Elmer Schoebel   Composer
Guy Smith   Composer
J.B. Smith   Composer
Spencer Williams   Composer
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys   Composer
Jack Yellen   Composer
Alton Delmore   Composer
J.L. Frank   Composer
Adam Komorowski   Annotation
George L. Cobb   Composer
George Vaughn   Composer
Lane   Arranger
Traditional   Composer
Slim Bryant   Composer
Darrell "Pee Wee" Lambert   Composer

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