Various ‎– The Smithsonian Collection Of Classic Country Music

Smithsonian Collection ‎– R025 P8 15640
8 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, White Label
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A1 Eck Robertson Sallie Gooden
Composed By – TraditionalFiddle – A.C."Eck" Robinson*
A2 Fiddlin' John Carson The Little Old Log Cabin In The Lane
Composed By – Will S. Hays*Fiddle – Fiddlin' John CarsonVocals – Fiddlin' John Carson
A3 Grayson & Whitter Going Down The Lee Highway
Composed By – G.B. GraysonFiddle – G.B. GraysonGuitar – Henry WhitterVocals – G.B. Grayson
A4 Uncle Dave Macon Jordan Is A Hard Road To Travel
Composed By – Daniel Emmett*Fiddle – Kirk McGee, Mazy ToddGuitar – Sam McGee
A5 Vernon Dalhart The Prisoner's Song
Composed By – Guy Massey (2)Guitar – Carson RobisonVocals – Vernon Dalhart
A6 Charlie Poole Goodbye Sweet Liza Jane
Banjo – Charlie PooleComposed By – TraditionalFiddle – Odell SmithGuitar – Roy HarveyVocals – Charlie Poole
A7 Vernon Dalhart Wreck Of The Old 97
Composed By – Charles W. Noell*, Fred J. Lewey*, Henry WhitterGuitar – Carson RobisonHarmonica – Vernon DalhartVocals – Vernon Dalhart
A8 Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers Soldier's Joy
Banjo – Fate NorrisComposed By – TraditionalFiddle – Clayton McMichen, Gid TannerGuitar – Riley PuckettVocals – Clayton McMichen, Riley Puckett
A9 Smith's Sacred Singers Where We'll Never Grow Old
Composed By – James C. MoorePiano – T.C. LlewellynVocals – Clarence Cronick, Clyde B. Smith, J. Frank Smith, Reverend M. L. Thrasher*
B1 East Texas Serenaders Shannon Waltz
Banjo – John Munnerlyn (2)Cello – Henry BoganComposed By – Mr. BrigsleyFiddle – D.H. WilliamsGuitar – Cloet Hamman
B2 Darby & Tarlton Birmingham Jail
Composed By – TraditionalGuitar – Tom DarbySteel Guitar – Jimmie TarltonVocals – Jimmie Tarlton, Tom Darby
B3 Buell Kazee Lady Gay
Banjo – Buell KazeeComposed By – TraditionalVocals – Buell Kazee
B4 Bradley Kincaid The Fatal Wedding
Composed By – Gussie Davis*, W.H. WindomGuitar – Bradley KincaidVocals – Bradley Kincaid
B5 Carl T. Sprague When The Work's All Done This Fall
Composed By – D. J. O’MalleyGuitar – Carl T. SpragueVocals – Carl T. Sprague
B6 Ernest V. Stoneman* The Titanic
Autoharp – Ernest V. Stoneman*Composed By – E. Stoneman*Harmonica – Ernest V. Stoneman*Vocals – Ernest V. Stoneman*
B7 Carter Family* Wildwood Flower
Composed By – J.P. Webster*, Maud IrvingGuitar – Maybelle Carter, Sara Carter (2)Vocals – Sara Carter (2)
B8 Jimmie Rodgers Daddy And Home
Composed By – Elsie McWilliams, Jimmie RodgersGuitar – Jimmie RodgersVocals – Jimmie Rodgers
B9 Jimmie Rodgers Waiting For A Train
Bass – George MacMillanClarinet – James RikardComposed By – Jimmie RodgersCornet – C.L. HutchisonGuitar – Dean BryanSteel Guitar – John WestbrookVocals – Jimmie Rodgers
The 1930's Southeast
C1 Arthur Smith (6) Mocking Bird
Composed By – Alice HawthorneFiddle – Arthur Smith (6)Guitar – Alton Delmore, Rabon Delmore
C2 Riley Puckett Ragged But Right
Composed By – TraditionalGuitar – Riley PuckettMandolin – Ted Hawkins (2)Vocals – Riley Puckett
C3 Cliff Carlisle And His Buckle Busters Black Jack David
Composed By – TraditionalGuitar – Bill CarlisleSteel Guitar – Cliff CarlisleVocals – Cliff Carlisle
C4 The Coon Creek Girls Pretty Polly
Composed By – TraditionalGuitar – Rosie LedfordVocals – Lily May Ledford
C5 Mac & Bob Twenty One Years
Composed By – Bob Miller (5)Guitar – Robert A. GardnerMandolin – Lester McFarlandVocals – Lester McFarland, Robert A. Gardner
C6 Callahan Brothers* She's My Curley Headed Baby
Composed By – Homer Callahan, Walter CallahanGuitar – Homer Callahan, Walter CallahanVocals – Homer Callahan, Walter Callahan
C7 Blue Sky Boys The East Bound Train
Composed By – Clara Hauenschild, James ThorntonGuitar – Bill Bolick, Bill A. Bolick*Vocals – Bill Bolick, Earl A. Bolick*
C8 The Delmore Brothers Brown's Ferry Blues
Composed By – The Delmore BrothersGuitar – Alton Delmore, Rabon DelmoreVocals – Alton Delmore, Rabon Delmore
C9 Monroe Brothers What Would You Give In Exchange (For Your Soul)
Composed By – F.J. Berry, J.H. CarrGuitar – Charles Monroe*Mandolin – Bill MonroeVocals – Bill Monroe, Charles Monroe*
D1 Rouse Brothers Orange Blossom Special
Composed By – Ervin RouseFiddle – Ervin RouseGuitar – Gordie Rouse*Vocals – Ervin Rouse, Gordie Rouse*
D2 Red Foley Old Shep
Composed By – Clyde Julian Foley*Vocals – Red Foley
D3 Karl And Harty I'm Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail
Composed By – Harty Taylor, Karl Davis (2)Guitar – Harty TaylorMandolin – Karl Davis (2)Vocals – Harty Taylor, Karl Davis (2)
D4 Lulu Belle And Scotty Remember Me (When The Candle Lights Are Gleaming)
Composed By – Scott WisemanGuitar – Scott WisemanVocals – Lulu Belle, Scott WisemanWhistling – Scott Wiseman
D5 J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers Maple On The Hill
Banjo – Wade MainerComposed By – Gussie L. DavisFiddle – J.E. Mainer*Guitar – Daddy John Love, Zeke MorrisVocals – Wade Mainer, Zeke Morris
D6 Rex Griffin The Last Letter
Composed By – Rex GriffinGuitar – Rex GriffinVocals – Rex Griffin
D7 Roy Acuff And His Crazy Tennesseans* Great Speckled Bird
Bass – Red Jones (3)Composed By – Guy Smith (3)Guitar – Jess EasterdaySteel Guitar – James Clell SummeyVocals – Roy Acuff
D8 Roy Acuff And His Smokey Mountain Boys* The Precious Jewel
Bass – Jess EasterdayComposed By – Roy AcuffFiddle – Roy AcuffGuitar – Lonnie Wilson (2)Steel Guitar – Pete Kirby*Vocals – Pete Kirby*, Roy Acuff
D9 Carter Family* Can The Circle Be Unbroken (Bye And Bye)
Autoharp – Sara Carter (2)Composed By – A.P. Carter*Guitar – Maybelle CarterVocals – A. P. Carter, Maybelle Carter, Sara Carter (2)
The 1930's Southwest
E1 Gene Autry And Jimmy Long Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine
Composed By – Gene Autry, Jimmy LongGuitar – Gene AutrySteel Guitar – Frankie MarvinVocals – Gene Autry, Jimmy Long
E2 Sons Of The Pioneers* Tumbling Tumbleweeds
Composed By – Bob NolanGuitar – Leonard SlyeViolin – Hugh FarrVocals – Bob Nolan, Leonard Slye, Tim Spencer
E3 Sons Of The Pioneers* Cool Water
Bass – Pat Brady (5)Composed By – Bob NolanGuitar – Karl FarrViolin – Hugh FarrVocals – Bob Nolan, Lloyd Perryman, Tim Spencer
E4 Patsy Montana And The Prairie Ramblers I Want To Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart
Bass – Jack Taylor (4)Clarinet – Will ThawlComposed By – Patsy MontanaFiddle – Tex AtchisonGuitar – Floyd "Salty" Holmes*Mandolin – Chick HurtPiano – Bob Miller (5)Vocals – Patsy Montana
E5 Montana Slim My Swiss Moonlight Lullaby
Composed By – Wilf CarterGuitar – Wilf CarterVocals – Wilf Carter
E6 Stuart Hamblen And His Covered Wagon Jubilee* Texas Plains
Composed By – Stuart HamblenVocals – Stuart Hamblen
E7 W. Lee O'Daniel & The Light Crust Doughboys With Leon Huff* My Mary
Bassoon – Ramon DeArmanComposed By – Stuart HamblenFiddle – Clifford Gross, Clifton Johnson*Guitar – Herman Arnspiger, Leon Huff (2)Vocals – Leon Huff (2)
E8 The Shelton Brothers Deep Elem Blues
Composed By – Bob Shelton, Joe SheltonGuitar – Bob SheltonMandolin – Joe SheltonVocals – Bob Shelton, Joe Shelton
E9 Jimmie Davis Nobody's Darlin' But Mine
Composed By – Jimmie DavisGuitar – Tex SwainResonator Guitar – Warren PottingerVocals – Jimmie Davis
F1 Bill Boyd And His Cowboy Ramblers Under The Double Eagle
Banjo – Walker KirkesBass – Jim BoydComposed By – J. F. Wagner*Fiddle – Art Davis (4)Guitar – Bill Boyd (3)Piano – Slomie Creel
F2 Milton Brown And His Brownies St. Louis Blues
Banjo – Ocie StockardBass – Wanna CoffmanComposed By – William Christopher Handy*Fiddle – Cecil BrowerGuitar – Durwood BrownPiano – Fred CalhounSteel Guitar – Bob DunnVocals – Durwood Brown, Milton Brown
F3 Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys* Steel Guitar Rag
Banjo – Johnnie Lee WillsBass – Joe Ferguson (3)Composed By – Leon McAuliffeDrums – William E. 'Smokey' DacusGuitar – Herman Arnspiger, C. G. 'Sleepy' Johnson*Leader – Bob WillsPiano – Al StricklinSaxophone – Ray DeGeer, Robert "Zeb" McNallySteel Guitar – Leon McAuliffeTrumpet – Everett Stover
F4 Leo Soileau & His Three Aces Le Valse De Geydan
Composed By – TraditionalDrums – Tony Gonzales*Fiddle – Leo SoileauGuitar – Bill (Dewey) Landry*, Floyd ShreveVocals – Leo Soileau
F5 Woody Guthrie Do Re Mi
Composed By – Woody GuthrieGuitar – Woody GuthrieVocals – Woody Guthrie
F6 The Chuck Wagon Gang* Jesus Hold My Hand
Composed By – Albert E. BrumleyGuitar – Jim CarterVocals – Anna Carter (3), D.P. Carter, Jim Carter, Rose Carter*
F7 Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers It Makes No Difference Now
Banjo – Joe ThamesBass – Hezzie BryantComposed By – Floyd TillmanFiddle – Cliff BrunerGuitar – Dickie McBride, Randall "Red" Raley*Mandolin – Leo RaleyPiano – Moon MullicanSteel Guitar – Bob DunnVocals – Dickie McBride
F8 Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys* New San Antonio Rose
Banjo – Johnnie Lee WillsBass – Son LansfordClarinet – Wayne Johnson (7)Composed By – Bob WillsDrums – William E. "Smokey" Dacus*Guitar – Herman ArnspigerLead Guitar – Eldon ShamblinLeader – Bob WillsPiano – Al StricklinSaxophone – Don Harlan, Joe Ferguson (3), Louis Tierney, Robert "Zeb" McNally, Tiny MottSteel Guitar – Leon McAuliffeTrumpet – Everett Stover, Tubby LewisVocals – Tommy Duncan
F9 Gene Autry You Are My Sunshine
Composed By – Charles Mitchell (3), Jimmie DavisVocals – Gene Autry
1941 - 1953
G1 Ernest Tubb Walking The Floor Over You
Composed By – Ernest TubbElectric Guitar – Fay "Smitty" Smith*Rhythm Guitar – Ernest TubbVocals – Ernest Tubb
G2 Wiley Walker And Gene Sullivan* When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again
Composed By – Wiley Walker & Gene SullivanFiddle – Wiley WalkerGuitar – Gene SullivanVocals – Gene Sullivan, Wiley Walker
G3 Ted Daffan's Texans Born To Lose
Accordion – Freddy CourtneyBass – Johnny Johnson (8)Composed By – Frankie Brown (2)Drums – Spike Jones (4)Lead Guitar – Buddy BullerPiano – Ralph SmithRhythm Guitar – Chuck KeeshanSteel Guitar – Ted DaffanViolin – Leon SeagoVocals – Leon Seago
G4 Elton Britt There's A Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere
Bass – Lester BraunComposed By – Paul Roberts (14), Shelby DarnellGuitar – Elton Britt, Tony GottusoTrumpet – Bill Grahm*Violin – Mac CepposVocals – Elton Britt
G5 Al Dexter And His Troopers Pistol Packin' Mama
Accordion – Paul SellsBass – Fred White (5)Guitar – Al Dexter, Johnny BondSteel Guitar – Frankie MarvinTrumpet – Harry HollingerVocals – Al Dexter
G6 Tex Ritter & His Texans Have I Stayed Away Too Long?
Composed By – Frank LoesserVocals – Tex Ritter
G7 Molly O'Day & The Cumberland Mountain Folks Teardrops Falling In The Snow
Bass – H. E. BurnsComposed By – Mac McCartyFiddle – Cecil "Skeets" Williamson, James "Slim" MartinGuitar – Lynn Davis (2), Molly O'DayVocals – Lynn Davis (2), Molly O'Day
G8 Jack Guthrie And His Oklahomans Oklahoma Hills
Bass – Billy HughesComposed By – Jack Guthrie, Woody GuthrieFiddle – Tex AtchisonGuitar – Jack GuthrieRhythm Guitar – Red MurrellVocals – Jack Guthrie
G9 Bailes Brothers Dust On The Bible
Bass – Little Evy*Composed By – Walter BailesFiddle – Del HeckGuitar – Johnny Bailes*, Walter BailesMandolin – Ernest FergusonVocals – Johnny Bailes*, Walter Bailes
H1 Roy Acuff And His Smoky Mountain Boys Wabash Cannonball
Bass – Joe ZinkanComposed By – A. P. CarterFiddle – Tommy MagnessGuitar – Lonnie Wilson (2)Harmonica – Jimmie Riddle*Resonator Guitar – Pete Kirby*Vocals – Roy Acuff
H2 Merle Travis I Am A Pilgrim
Composed By – Merle TravisGuitar – Merle TravisVocals – Merle Travis
H3 Tex Ritter Rye Whiskey
Composed By – TraditionalVocals – Tex Ritter
H4 Eddy Arnold The Cattle Call
Composed By – Tex OwensFiddle – James H. McNattGuitar – Eddy Arnold, Gabe TuckerSteel Guitar – Ivan L. Wiggins*Vocals – Eddy Arnold
H5 Tex Williams And His Western Caravan Smoke, Smoke, Smoke
Accordion – Pedro De PaulBass – Deuce SpriggensComposed By – Merle Travis, Tex WilliamsDrums – Muddy BerryElectric Guitar – Smokey RogersFiddle – Cactus Soldi, Harry SimmsGuitar – Tex WilliamsVocals – Tex Williams
H6 Johnnie And Jack And The Tennessee Mountain Boys What About You?
Bass – Charles GreanComposed By – Jim AnglinFiddle – Paul Warren (4)Guitar – Jack Anglin, Johnny Wright (2)Mandolin – Clyde BaumSteel Guitar – Shot Jackson*Vocals – Jack Anglin, Johnny Wright (2)
H7 Jimmy Dickens* Take An Old Cold Tater (And Wait)
Bass – Joe ZinkanComposed By – Eugene Monroe BartlettElectric Guitar – Billy ByrdHarmonica – Jimmie Riddle*Rhythm Guitar – Lonnie Wilson (2)Steel Guitar – Pete Kirby*Vocals – Jimmy Dickens*
H8 Maddox Brothers And Rose Philadelphia Lawyer
Bass – Fred MaddoxComposed By – Woody GuthrieFiddle – Don MaddoxMandolin – Cliff MaddoxRhythm Guitar – Cal MaddoxSteel Guitar – Bud DuncanVocals – Cal Maddox, Fred Maddox, Rose Maddox
H9 Red Foley Peace In The Valley
Backing Vocals – The Sunshine Boys QuartetComposed By – Thomas A. DorseyVocals – Red Foley
1941 - 1953 Cont'd
I1 Grandpa Jones Eight More Miles To Louisville
Composed By – L. M. Jones*Electric Guitar – Merle TravisGuitar – Grandpa JonesVocals – Grandpa Jones
I2 Cowboy Copas Filipino Baby
Composed By – Clark Van NessGuitar – Cowboy CopasVocals – Cowboy Copas
I3 The Blue Sky Boys* Kentucky
Bass – Charlie R. Grean*Composed By – Karl Davis (2)Fiddle – Samuel Parker*Guitar – Earl BolickMandolin – Bill Bolick
I4 Moon Mullican And The Showboys New Pretty Blonde (New Jole Blon)
Composed By – Lou Wayne, Moon MullicanPiano – Moon MullicanVocals – Moon Mullican
I5 Slim Whitman Bandera Waltz
Bass – Curley Harris*Composed By – O. B. Adams*Lead Guitar – Curley Herndon*Piano – Sonny HarvilleRhythm Guitar – Slim WhitmanSteel Guitar – Hoot RainsVocals – Slim Whitman
I6 Hank Snow And His Rainbow Ranch Boys* I'm Moving On
Bass – Ernie NewtonComposed By – Clarence Eugene Snow*Fiddle – Tommy VadenGuitar – Hank SnowRhythm Guitar – Jack ShookSteel Guitar – Joe TalbotVocals – Hank Snow
I7 Leon Payne I Love You Because
Composed By – Leon PayneVocals – Leon Payne
I8 Pee Wee King And His Golden West Cowboys Tennessee Waltz
Accordion – Pee Wee KingBass – G. Stewart*Composed By – Pee Wee King, Redd StewartFiddle – James Boyd (2), Redd StewartSteel Guitar – Roy Jewell AyresVocals – Redd Stewart
I9 Molly O'Day & The Cumberland Mountain Folks The Tramp On The Street
Bass – Mac WisemanComposed By – Grady Cole, Hazel ColeFiddle – Cecil "Skeets" WilliamsonGuitar – Lynn Davis (2), Molly O'DayResonator Guitar – George "Speedy" KriseVocals – Lynn Davis (2), Molly O'Day
J1 Martha Carson Satisfied
Backing Vocals – Bill Carlisle, Jean Chapel, Salty HolmesBass – Ernie NewtonComposed By – Martha CarsonLead Guitar – Chet AtkinsPiano – Marvin HughesRhythm Guitar – Martha CarsonVocals – Martha Carson
J2 Floyd Tillman Slipping Around
Bass – Lew Frisbee*Composed By – Floyd TillmanFiddle – Darold Raley, Woody CarterGuitar – Floyd TillmanMandolin – Leo RaleyPiano – Ralph "Smitty" SmithSteel Guitar – J. D. StandleeVocals – Floyd Tillman
J3 Lefty Frizzell I Love You A Thousand Ways
Composed By – Lefty FrizzellGuitar – Lefty FrizzellVocals – Lefty Frizzell
J4 Carl Smith* Darlin' Am I The One?
Bass – Hal Smith (4)Composed By – Floyd WilsonElectric Guitar – Sammy PruettPiano – Gordon StokerRhythm Guitar – Velma Williams*Steel Guitar – Johnny SibertVocals – Carl Smith (3)
J5 Hank Thompson And The Brazos Valley Boys* The Wild Side Of Life
Composed By – Arlie Carter, William WarrenGuitar – Hank ThompsonVocals – Hank Thompson
J6 Kitty Wells It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels
Bass – Johnny Wright (2)Composed By – J.D. MillerFiddle – Paul Warren (4)Rhythm Guitar – Jack AnglinSteel Guitar – Shot Jackson*Vocals – Kitty Wells
J7 Wilma Lee & Stoney Cooper And The Clinch Mountain Clan Thirty Pieces Of Silver
Bass – Ab ColeComposed By – Mac O'Dell*Fiddle – Stoney CooperMandolin – Blaine StewartResonator Guitar – Bill CarverRhythm Guitar – Wilma Lee CooperVocals – Wilma Lee Cooper
J8 Hank Williams I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
Bass – Willie ThallComposed By – Hank WilliamsFiddle – Tommy Jackson (2)Lead Guitar – James Grishaw*Rhythm Guitar – Hank Williams, Louis InnisSteel Guitar – Jerry ByrdVocals – Hank Williams
J9 Hank Williams Lovesick Blues
Bass – Willie ThallComposed By – Cliff Friend, Irving MillsFiddle – Tommy Jackson (2)Lead Guitar – James Grishaw*Mandolin – Clyde BaumRhythm Guitar – Hank Williams, Louis InnisSteel Guitar – Jerry ByrdVocals – Hank Williams
1953 - 1963
K1 Webb Pierce There Stands The Glass
Bass – Ernie NewtonComposed By – Audrey Grisham*, Mary Jean Shurtz, Russ Hall*Drums – Farris CourseyElectric Guitar – Chet Atkins, Grady MartinFiddle – Jack Fay, Tommy Jackson (2)Piano – Owen BradleyRhythm Guitar – Ray EdentonSteel Guitar – Sonny BurnetteVocals – Webb Pierce
K2 Johnny Cash I Walk The Line
Bass – Marshall GrantComposed By – Johnny CashElectric Guitar – Luther PerkinsGuitar – Johnny CashVocals – Johnny Cash
K3 Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons
Composed By – Merle TravisConductor – Jack FascinatoVocals – Tennessee Ernie Ford
K4 Everly Brothers Down In The Willow Garden
Composed By – Charlie MonroeGuitar – Don Everly, Phil EverlyVocals – Don Everly, Phil Everly
K5 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman
Bass – Charles GreanComposed By – Boudleaux Bryant, Chet AtkinsGuitar – Chet Atkins, Henry Haynes*Mandolin – Kenneth Burns*
K6 Jim Reeves He'll Have To Go
Backing Vocals – Anita Kerr, Dorothy Dillard, Gil Wright, Louis NunleyBass – Bob MooreComposed By – Audrey Allison, Joe AllisonDrums – Murrey "Buddy" Harman*Guitar – Hank Garland, Jim ReevesPiano – Floyd CramerVibraphone – Marvin HughesVocals – Jim Reeves
K7 Ray Price Crazy Arms
Composed By – Charles Seals*, Ralph MooneyGuitar – Ray PriceVocals – Ray Price, Van Howard
K8 Bobby Helms Fraulein
Bass – Ernie NewtonComposed By – Lawton WilliamsDrums – Farris CourseyFiddle – Tommy Jackson (2)Guitar – Grady Martin, Hank GarlandPiano – Owen BradleyVocals – Bobby Helms
K9 Ray Price City Price
Composed By – Bill Anderson (2)Guitar – Ray PriceVocals – Ray Price
L1 The Louvin Brothers When I Stop Dreaming
Bass – Roy M. Huskey Jr.*Composed By – Charles Louvin*, Ira LouvinDrums – Murrey "Buddy" Harman*Guitar – Charlie LouvinMandolin – Ira LouvinPiano – Marvin HughesRhythm Guitar – Ray EdentonVocals – Charlie Louvin, Ira Louvin
L2 Johnny Horton The Battle Of New Orleans
Composed By – Jimmie Driftwood*Vocals – Johnny Horton
L3 Lefty Frizzell Long Black Veil
Composed By – Danny Dill, Marijohn Wilkins*Guitar – Lefty FrizzellVocals – Lefty Frizzell
L4 Marty Robbins El Paso
Bass – Joe ZinkanComposed By – Marty RobbinsDrums – Louis DunnGuitar – Grady MartinRhythm Guitar – Jack PruettVocals – Bobby Sykes, Jim Glaser, Marty Robbins
L5 The Louvin Brothers Knoxville Girl
Bass – Roy M. Huskey Jr.*Composed By – TraditionalDrums – Murrey "Buddy" Harman*Electric Guitar – Paul YandellGuitar – Charlie LouvinMandolin – Ira LouvinPiano – Marvin HughesRhythm Guitar – Ray EdentonVocals – Charlie Louvin, Ira Louvin
L6 Rusty And Doug* Louisiana Man
Bass – Floyd T. Chance*Composed By – Doug KershawDrums – Murrey "Buddy" Harman*Fiddle – Douglas J. Kershaw*Guitar – Hank Garland, Ray Edenton, Russell Leo Kershaw*Piano – Floyd CramerSteel Guitar – Pete DrakeVocals – Douglas J. Kershaw*, Russell Leo Kershaw*
L7 Patsy Cline Faded Love
Backing Vocals – The JordanairesBass – Bob MooreComposed By – Bob Wills, John Wills*Drums – Murrey "Buddy" Harman*Guitar – Grady Martin, Randy HughesPiano – Floyd CramerViolin – Brenton Banks, Byron Bach, Cecil Brower, Howard Carpenter, Lillian Hunt, Martin Katahn, Solie FottVocals – Patsy Cline
L8 Buck Owens Excuse Me (I Think I've Got A Heartache)
Composed By – Buck Owens, Harlan HowardGuitar – Buck OwensVocals – Buck Owens, Don Rich
L9 George Jones & Melba Montgomery We Must Have Been Out Of Our Minds
Composed By – Melba MontgomeryVocals – George Jones (2), Melba Montgomery
M1 Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys Muleskinner Blues
Bass – Bill WestbrookComposed By – George Vaughn, Jimmie RodgersFiddle – Tommy MagnessGuitar – Bill MonroeMandolin – Clyde MoodyVocals – Bill Monroe
M2 Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys It's Mighty Dark To Travel
Banjo – Earl ScruggsBass – Howard WattsComposed By – Bill MonroeFiddle – Chubby WiseGuitar – Lester FlattMandolin – Bill MonroeVocals – Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt
M3 Flatt & Scruggs Earl's Breakdown
Banjo – Earl ScruggsBass – Jody RainwaterComposed By – Earl ScruggsFiddle – Howdy ForresterGuitar – Lester FlattMandolin – Everett Lilly
M4 The Stanley Brothers The Lonesome River
Bass – Ernie NewtonComposed By – Carter StanleyFiddle – Lester Woody*Guitar – Carter Stanley, Ralph StanleyVocals – Carter Stanley, Pee Wee Lambert, Ralph Stanley
M5 Mac Wiseman Dreaming Of A Little Cabin
Composed By – Albert E. BrumleyFiddle – Dale Potter, Tommy Jackson (2)Guitar – Mac WisemanVocals – Mac Wiseman
M6 Jim & Jesse And The Virginia Boys Are You Missing Me?
Bass – Bob MooreComposed By – Charlie Louvin, Ira LouvinFiddle – Tommy Jackson (2)Guitar – Curly Seckler, Jim McReynoldsMandolin – Jesse McReynoldsVocals – Jesse McReynolds, Jim McReynolds
M7 The Osborne Brothers Rocky Top
Banjo – Sonny OsborneBass – Lawrence R. Blackwell*Composed By – Boudleaux & Felice BryantDrums – Jerry CarriganGuitar – Grady Martin, Ray EdentonMandolin – Bobby OsbornePiano – Hargus RobbinsSteel Guitar – Hal RuggVocals – Bobby Osborne, Sonny Osborne
M8 Bill Clifton And His Dixie Mountain Boys Mary Dear
Banjo – Johnny Clark (2)Bass – Roy Huskey Jr.Composed By – TraditionalFiddle – Gordon Terry, Tommy Jackson (2)Guitar – Bill Clifton, Johnnie Johnson (4)Vocals – Bill Clifton, Johnny Clark (2)
M9 Reno And Smiley I'm Using My Bible For A Roadmap
Banjo – Don RenoComposed By – Don RenoFiddle – Gopher AddisGuitar – Red SmileyVocals – Don Reno, Red Smiley
N1 Lilly Brothers John Henry
Banjo – Don StoverComposed By – TraditionalGuitar – Mitchell "B" Lilly*Mandolin – Everett LillyVocals – Everett Lilly
N2 Hylo Brown I'll Be All Smiles Tonight
Banjo – Jim SmoakBass – Joe PhillipsComposed By – T. B. RansomFiddle – Tater TateGuitar – Hylo BrownMandolin – Red RectorVocals – Hylo Brown, Red Rector
N3 Jimmy Martin Sunny Side Of The Mountain
Banjo – Meredith E. Miller*Bass – Roy M. Huskey, Jr.*Composed By – Bobby Gregory, Slim Auliff*Drums – Murrey "Buddy" Harman*Guitar – Grady Martin, Jimmy MartinMandolin – Vernon DerrickVocals – Jimmy Martin
N4 Kenny Baker (4) Jerusalem Ridge
Banjo – Bob Black (2), Vic JordanBass – Randy Davis (2)Composed By – Bill MonroeFiddle – Kenny Baker (4)Guitar – Joe StuartMandolin – Bill Monroe
N5 Doc Watson Black Mountain Rag
Composed By – Leslie KeithGuitar – Doc Watson, John Herald
N6 Charlie Moore And The Dixie Partners The Legend Of The Rebel Soldier
Banjo – Ben GreenBass – Virgil ShouseComposed By – Charlie MooreFiddle – Johnny DacusGuitar – Billy Constable, Charlie MooreMandolin – Larry JeffersonVocals – Charlie Moore
N7 Cliff Waldron & The New Shades Of Grass* Four Strong Winds
Banjo – Ben EldridgeBass – Ed FerrisComposed By – Ian TysonFiddle – Bill Poffinger*Guitar – Cliff WaldronResonator Guitar – Mike AuldridgeVocals – Cliff Waldron, Dave Auldridge
N8 Country Gentlemen* Two Little Boys
Banjo – Eddie AdcockBass – Tom Gray (3)Composed By – Edward Madden, Theodore MorseGuitar – Charlie WallerMandolin – John DuffeyResonator Guitar – John DuffeyVocals – Charlie Waller, John Duffey
N9 The Seldom Scene Bottom Of The Glass
Banjo – Ben EldridgeBass – Tom Gray (3)Composed By – Paul CraftGuitar – John Starling, Paul CraftMandolin – John DuffeyResonator Guitar – Mike AuldridgeVocals – John Duffey, John Starling, Linda Ronstadt
1963 - 1975
O1 Dave Dudley Six Days On The Road
Backing Vocals – Betty Lee, Betty McKenzie, Johnny Long (2), Johnny VoitBass – Johnny Long (2)Composed By – Carl Montgomery, Earl GreenDrums – Tiny LockwoodLead Guitar – Jimmy Colvard, Johnny VoitPiano – Woody SorensonRhythm Guitar – Dave DudleyVocals – Dave Dudley
O2 Bobby Bare Detroit City
Backing Vocals – Anita Kerr, Gil Wright, Louis Nunley, Winifred Breast*Bass – Henry StrzeleckiComposed By – Danny Dill, Mel TillisDrums – Willie AckermanGuitar – Bobby Bare, Jerry R. Hubbard*, Velma SmithHarmonica – Charles McCoy*Piano – William Pursell*Violin – Brenton Banks, Cecil Brower, Lillian Hunt, Vernal RichardsonVocals – Bobby Bare
O3 Porter Wagoner Green, Green Grass Of Home
Backing Vocals – Lula Howard*, Priscilla HubbardBass – Bob MooreComposed By – Curly PutmanDrums – Jerry CarriganElectric Guitar – Charles TrentGuitar – Don Warden, George McCormickPiano – Hargus RobbinsSteel Guitar – Peter Drake*Vocals – Porter Wagoner
O4 Roger Miller King Of The Road
Bass – Bob MooreComposed By – Roger MillerDrums – Murrey "Buddy" Harman*Finger Snaps – Buddy Killen, Jerry Kennedy, Thumbs CarllilePiano – Hargus RobbinsRhythm Guitar – Harold Bradley, Ray EdentonVocals – Roger Miller
O5 Charley Pride Is Anybody Going To San Antone
Backing Vocals – Dolores Edgin, Hurshel Wiginton, Joseph Babcock*, June PageBass – Billy Linnaman*Composed By – David Kirby (2), Glen Martin*Drums – D.J. FontanaElectric Guitar – Jack EubanksFiddle – Buddy Spicher, Johnny GimbleOrgan – Bill Erwin (5)Piano – Jerry Smith (13)Rhythm Guitar – Billy GrammerSteel Guitar – Lloyd GreenVocals – Charley Pride
O6 Tom T. Hall Homecoming
Bass – Bob MooreComposed By – Tom T. HallDrums – Murrey "Buddy" Harman*Lead Guitar – Jerry KennedyPiano – Hargus RobbinsRhythm Guitar – Chip Young, Ray EdentonVocals – Tom T. Hall
O7 Dolly Parton Coat Of Many Colors
Backing Vocals – Dolores Edgin, Joe Babcock, June PageBass – Bobby DysonComposed By – Dolly PartonDrums – Jerry CarriganElectric Guitar – Dave Kirby*Fiddle – Buddy Spicher, Mack MagahaOrgan – Hargus RobbinsRhythm Guitar – George McCormick, Jerry StembridgeSteel Guitar – Pete DrakeVocals – Dolly Parton
O8 Merle Haggard Hungry Eyes
Composed By – Merle HaggardVocals – Merle Haggard
O9 Merle Haggard Mama Tried
Bass – Jerry WardComposed By – Merle HaggardDrums – Eddie Burris*Lead Guitar – Roy NicholsVocals – Bonnie Owens, Merle Haggard
P1 Ernest Tubb Waltz Across Texas
Acoustic Guitar – Leon RhodesBass – Jack DrakeComposed By – Talmadge TubbDrums – Jack GreenePiano – Jerry Smith*Rhythm Guitar – Grant Shofner, Jerry ShookSteel Guitar – Buddy CharletonVocals – Ernest Tubb
P2 Loretta Lynn Coal Miner's Daughter
Backing Vocals – Gordon Stoker, Hoyt Hawkins, Millie Kirkham, Neal Matthews, Ray Walker (2)Banjo – Bob Thompson*Bass – Bob MooreComposed By – Loretta LynnDrums – Murrey "Buddy" Harman*Guitar – Grady Martin, Harold Bradley, Ray EdentonPiano – Hargus RobbinsSteel Guitar – Harold Rugg*Vocals – Loretta Lynn
P3 Tammy Wynette D-i-v-o-r-c-e
Bass – Joe ZinkanComposed By – Bobby Braddock, Curley Putnam*Drums – Murrey "Buddy" Harman*Guitar – Ray Edenton, Wayne MossKeyboards – Billy SherrillLead Guitar – Jerry KennedyPiano – Hargus RobbinsSteel Guitar – Lloyd GreenVocals – Tammy Wynette
P4 George Jones (2) The Grand Tour
Backing Vocals – The JordanairesBass – Bob MooreCello – Byron Bach, Martha McCroryComposed By – Carmol Taylor, George Richey, Norris Wilson*Drums – Willie AckermanElectric Guitar – Pete WadeGuitar – George Jones (2), Glenn Keener, Tommy AllsupPiano – Larry ButlerRhythm Guitar – Ray EdentonSteel Guitar – Pete DrakeViolin – D. Bergen White*, Brenton Banks, Gary Vanosdale, George Binkley, Lennie Haight, Martin Katahn, Marvin Chantry, Sheldon Kurland, Stephanie Woolf, Steven M. Smith*
P5 Moe Bandy It Was Always So Easy
Backing Vocals – The JordanairesBass – Bob MooreComposed By – A. L. Owens*, Sanger Shafer*Drums – Murrey "Buddy" Harman*Fiddle – Buddy SpicherGuitar – Chip Young, Tommy AllsupKeyboards – Ron OatesLead Guitar – Jerry StembridgePiano – Hargus RobbinsRhythm Guitar – Dave Kirby*, Leo Jackson, Leo JacksonSteel Guitar – Weldon MyrickVocals – Moe Bandy
P6 Flying Burrito Brothers* Sin City
Bass – Chris EthridgeComposed By – Chris Hillman, Gram ParsonsDrums – Eddie HohPiano – Gram ParsonsRhythm Guitar – Chris HillmanSteel Guitar – Sneaky Pete KleinowVocals – Chris Hillman, Gram Parsons
P7 Willie Nelson Funny How Time Slips Away
Bass – Henry StrzeleckiComposed By – Willie NelsonDrums – Jerry CarriganElectric Guitar – Jerry KennedyGuitar – Velma Smith, Willie NelsonSteel Guitar – Pete DrakeVocals – Willie Nelson
P8 Willie Nelson Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain
Bass – Bee SpearsComposed By – Fred RoseDrums – Billy EnglishGuitar – Jody Payne, Willie NelsonHarmonica – Mickey RaphaelVocals – Willie Nelson



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