Ernest V. Stoneman* ‎– The Unsung Father Of Country Music

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5-String Productions ‎– 5SPH001
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2 × CD, Album, Compilation
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1-1 Mr. & Mrs. Ernest Stoneman* Goodbye, Dear Old Step Stone
Fiddle – Hattie StonemanHarmonica, Guitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*Lyrics By – A.J. CriderMusic By – George B. Chase
3:12
1-2 Justin Winfield John Hardy
Banjo – Earl SweetFiddle – Herbert SweetGuitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
3:09
1-3 Ernest V. Stoneman And His Dixie Mountaineers* The Resurrection
Fiddle – Eck Dunford*Fiddle, Vocals – Kahle BrewerGuitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*Organ – Irma FrostVocals – Edna Brewer, Hattie Stoneman, Tom Leonard (5), Walter MooneyWritten-By – G.R. Street
3:13
1-4 Ernest V. Stoneman* - Kahle Brewer West Virginia Highway
Fiddle – Kahle BrewerGuitar – Ernest V. Stoneman*
3:04
1-5 Ernest V. Stoneman* The Titanic
Autoharp, Harmonica, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
3:13
1-6 Stoneman Family* The Spanish Merchant's Daughter
Banjo – Bolen FrostFiddle – Unknown ArtistHarmonica, Guitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*Vocals – Hattie StonemanWritten-By – A.M. Wakefield
3:15
1-7 Frank Jenkins' Pilot Mountaineers The Burial Of Wild Bill
Banjo – Oscar JenkinsFiddle – Frank JenkinsGuitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*Lyrics By – John Wallace Crawford
2:51
1-8 Ernest V. Stoneman And His Dixie Mountaineers* Sweeping Through The Gates
Fiddle – Eck Dunford*Fiddle, Vocals – Kahle BrewerGuitar – Ernest V. Stoneman*Organ – Irma FrostVocals – Edna Brewer, Hattie Stoneman, Tom Leonard (5), Walter MooneyWritten-By – John Parker (6), Philip Phillips
3:11
1-9 Ernest V. Stoneman And His Grayson County Boys* Long Eared Mule
Banjo – Bolen FrostFiddle – Kahle BrewerGuitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
3:05
1-10 Ernest V. Stoneman* The Religious Critic
Autoharp, Harmonica, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
2:58
1-11 Ernest V. Stoneman And The Blue Ridge Corn Shuckers* Possum Trot School Exhibition Part 1
Banjo – Bolen Frost, George StonemanFiddle – Kahle BrewerFiddle, Vocals [Calls] – Eck Dunford*Harmonica, Guitar – Ernest V. Stoneman*Kazoo, Jew's Harp – Unknown ArtistVocals [Speech] – Sam Patton (2)
3:31
1-12 Ernest V. Stoneman And The Blue Ridge Corn Shuckers* Possum Trot School Exhibition Part 2
Banjo – Bolen Frost, George StonemanFiddle – Kahle BrewerFiddle, Vocals [Calls] – Eck Dunford*Harmonica, Guitar – Ernest V. Stoneman*Kazoo, Jew's Harp – Unknown ArtistVocals [Speech] – Sam Patton (2)
3:30
1-13 Ernest V. Stoneman And His Dixie Mountaineers* I Am Resolved
Fiddle – Eck Dunford*Fiddle, Vocals – Kahle BrewerGuitar – Ernest V. Stoneman*Organ – Irma FrostVocals – Edna Brewer, Hattie Stoneman, Tom Leonard (5), Walter MooneyWritten-By – J.H. Fillmore*, Palmer Hartsough
3:04
1-14 Frank Jenkins' Pilot Mountaineers A Message From Home Sweet Home
Banjo – Oscar JenkinsFiddle – Frank JenkinsGuitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
3:06
1-15 Ernest V. Stoneman Trio* The Wreck Of The '97
Banjo – Bolen FrostFiddle – Kahle BrewerGuitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
2:51
1-16 Ernest V. Stoneman* Old Joe Clark
Banjo – Bolen FrostFiddle – Kahle BrewerGuitar, Harmonica, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
3:06
1-17 E. Stoneman* - Miss I. Frost* - E. Dunford* Mountaineer's Courtship
Harmonica, Guitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*Vocals – Irma FrostVocals [Spoken] – Eck Dunford*
3:18
1-18 Ernest V. Stoneman And His Dixie Mountaineers* No More Good-Byes
Fiddle – Eck Dunford*Fiddle, Vocals – Kahle BrewerGuitar – Ernest V. Stoneman*Organ – Irma FrostVocals – Edna Brewer, Hattie Stoneman, Tom Leonard (5), Walter MooneyWritten-By – E.R. Latta, J.H. Fillmore*
2:45
1-19 Ernest V. Stoneman And The Blue Ridge Corn Shuckers* The Raging Sea, How It Roars
Banjo, Vocals – Unknown ArtistFiddle, Vocals – Eck Dunford*Vocals, Harmonica, Guitar – Ernest V. Stoneman*
3:22
1-20 Ernest V. Stoneman* The Face That Never Returned
Autoharp, Harmonica, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
3:06
1-21 The Sweet Brothers* Ramblin' Reckless Hobo
Banjo, Vocals – Earl SweetFiddle, Vocals – Herbert SweetGuitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
2:59
1-22 Ernest V. Stoneman And The Dixie Mountaineers* Hop Light Ladies
Banjo – Unknown ArtistFiddle – Kahle BrewerGuitar – Ernest V. Stoneman*
4:09
1-23 Ernest V. Stoneman And His Dixie Mountaineers* All I've Got's Gone
Banjo – Bolen FrostFiddle – Hattie StonemanHarmonica, Guitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
3:20
2-1 Ernest V. Stoneman And His Dixie Mountaineers* Goodbye, Dear Old Stepstone
Fiddle – Hattie StonemanGuitar – Bolen FrostHarmonica, Guitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*Lyrics By – A.J. CriderMusic By – George B. Chase
3:20
2-2 Frank Jenkins' Pilot Mountaineers The Railroad Flagman's Sweetheart
Banjo – Oscar JenkinsFiddle – Frank JenkinsGuitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
3:08
2-3 Ernest Stoneman's Dixie Mountaineers* There's A Light Lit Up In Galilee
Fiddle – Unknown ArtistFiddle, Vocals – Eck Dunford*Harmonica, Guitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*Vocals – Hattie Stoneman
2:45
2-4 Ernest V. Stoneman And His Dixie Mountaineers* Sourwood Mountain
Autoharp, Harmonica, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*Banjo – Bolen FrostFiddle – Kahle BrewerVocals – Hattie Stoneman
2:54
2-5 Ernest V. Stoneman* The Orphan Girl
Autoharp, Harmonica, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
2:48
2-6 Stoneman Family* Too Late
Banjo – Bolen FrostFiddle – Unknown ArtistHarmonica, Guitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*Vocals – Hattie Stoneman
3:29
2-7 Ernest V. Stoneman* The Fate Of Talmadge Osborne
Fiddle – Kahle BrewerGuitar, Harmonica, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
3:17
2-8 Ernest V. Stoneman And His Dixie Mountaineers* I Know My Name Is There
Fiddle – Eck Dunford*Fiddle, Vocals – Kahle BrewerGuitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*Organ – Irma FrostVocals – Edna Brewer, Hattie Stoneman, Tom Leonard (5), Walter MooneyWritten-By – Barney E. Warren*, Daniel S. Warner
3:05
2-9 Ernest V. Stoneman Trio* Flop Eared Mule
Banjo – Bolen FrostFiddle – Kahle BrewerGuitar – Ernest V. Stoneman*
3:07
2-10 Ernest V. Stoneman* The Lightning Express
Autoharp, Harmonica, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*Written-By – E.P. Moran*, J. Fred. Helf*
3:09
2-11 Ernest V. Stoneman And The Blue Ridge Corn Shuckers* Old Time Corn Shuckin' Part 1
Banjo – Bolen Frost, George StonemanFiddle – Kahle BrewerFiddle, Vocals [Calls] – Eck Dunford*Harmonica, Guitar – Ernest V. Stoneman*Harmonica, Ukulele – Iver EdwardsKazoo, Jew's Harp – Unknown Artist
2:57
2-12 Ernest V. Stoneman And The Blue Ridge Corn Shuckers* Old Time Corn Shuckin' Part 2
Banjo – Bolen Frost, George StonemanFiddle – Kahle BrewerFiddle, Vocals [Calls] – Eck Dunford*Harmonica, Guitar – Ernest V. Stoneman*Harmonica, Ukulele – Iver EdwardsKazoo, Jew's Harp – Unknown Artist
3:25
2-13 Ernest V. Stoneman And His Dixie Mountaineers* Are You Washed In The Blood?
Fiddle – Eck Dunford*Fiddle, Vocals – Kahle BrewerGuitar – Ernest V. Stoneman*Organ – Irma FrostVocals – Edna Brewer, Hattie Stoneman, Tom Leonard (5), Walter MooneyWritten-By – Elisha A. Hoffman
3:18
2-14 Frank Jenkins' Pilot Mountaineers When The Snowflakes Fall Again
Banjo – Oscar JenkinsFiddle – Frank JenkinsGuitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*Written-By – Gussie L. Davis
3:09
2-15 Ernest V. Stoneman* The Wreck On The C&O
Autoharp, Harmonica, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
3:28
2-16 Ernest V. Stoneman And The Dixie Mountaineers* Once I Had A Fortune
Guitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
3:37
2-17 Mr. And Mrs. Ernest V. Stoneman* The Road To Washington
Fiddle – Hattie StonemanHarmonica, Guitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
3:11
2-18 Ernest V. Stoneman And The Dixie Mountaineers* He Is Coming After Me
Banjo, Harmony Vocals – Bolen FrostFiddle – Hattie StonemanHarmonica, Guitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*Written-By – R.E. Winsett, W.H. Hacker
3:32
2-19 Justin Winfield Say, Darling, Say
Banjo – Earl SweetFiddle – Herbert SweetGuitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
3:03
2-20 Ernest V. Stoneman* The Old Hickory Cane
Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*Written-By – Josephine Furman
3:00
2-21 Justin Winfield New River Train
Banjo – Earl SweetFiddle – Herbert SweetGuitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
2:52
2-22 Ernest And Eddie Stoneman Nine Pound Hammer
Banjo – Eddie StonemanGuitar, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
2:41
2-23 Ernest And Eddie Stoneman All I Got's Gone
Banjo – Eddie StonemanGuitar, Harmonica, Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
2:58

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Heavy cardboard gatefold with bound-in 48-page book.

Tracks 1-5, 1-20 recorded January 8, 1925.
Track 2-10 recorded May 27, 1925.
Track 2-15 recorded August 27, 1925.
Tracks 1-10, 2-5 recorded April 1926.
Tracks 1-4, 2-4 recorded September 24, 1926.
Track 1-16 recorded September 25, 1926.
Track 2-16 recorded January 24, 1927.
Track 1-22 recorded January 25, 1927.
Tracks 1-15, 2-9 recorded January 27, 1927.
Track 2-7 recorded January 29, 1927.
Track 1-9 recorded February 5, 1927.
Tracks 1-1, 2-17 recorded May 12, 1927.
Track 2-20 recorded May 19, 1927.
Tracks 1-3, 1-8, 1-13, 1-17, 1-18, 2-8, 2-13 recorded July 25, 1927.
Tracks 2-11, 2-12 recorded July 27, 1927.
Tracks 1-11, 1-12, 1-19 recorded February 22, 1928.
Tracks 1-2, 2-19, 2-21 recorded July 9, 1928.
Track 1-21 recorded July 10, 1928.
Tracks 1-6, 2-3 recorded October 31, 1928.
Track 2-6 recorded November 1, 1928.
Tracks 1-23, 2-1 recorded November 21, 1928.
Track 2-18 recorded November 22, 1928.
Tracks 1-7, 1-14, 2-2, 2-14 recorded September 12, 1929.
Track 2-22 recorded January 8, 1934.
Track 2-23 recorded January 9, 1934.

Credit for vocals on 1-16 is omitted in liner notes.
Banjo and vocals credit on 1-19 is credited to "George Stoneman or Bolen Frost" in liner notes.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8 80336 00509 8
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): 33GW3<2308>12DCA25228 1/2DCA25228 5SPH001 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): 404Z1<2308>22DCA25229 2/2DCA25229 5SPH001 2

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