William E. McEuen Presents Nitty Gritty Dirt Band ‎– Will The Circle Be Unbroken

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United Artists Records ‎– UAS 29 461-3 XE
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3 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Tri-Gatefold
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A1 Grand Ole Opry Song
Backing Vocals – Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Jim Ibbotson*, Les Thompson, Ray Martin (10)Banjo – John McEuenBass – Roy "Junior" Husky*Fiddle – Vassar ClementsLead Vocals, Guitar – Jimmy MartinMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – Hilo Brown*
2:59
A2 Keep On The Sunny Side
Autoharp – Randy ScruggsBacking Vocals – Doc Watson, Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Jim Ibbotson*, Les Thompson, Merle TravisBanjo – Earl ScruggsBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" Kirby*Guitar – Doc WatsonLead Vocals, Guitar – Mother Maybelle Carter*Mandolin – John McEuenWritten-By – A.P. Carter*
3:35
A3 Nashville Blues
Banjo – Earl Scruggs, John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake (2)Fiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Randy ScruggsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenWashboard – Jeff HannaWritten-By – Earl Scruggs
3:10
A4 You Are My Flower
Autoharp – Jimmie FaddenBacking Vocals – Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Les ThompsonBanjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake (2)Guitar – Earl Scruggs, Randy ScruggsSnare – Jim Ibbotson*Written-By – A.P. Carter*
3:35
A5 The Precious Jewel
Autoharp – Randy ScruggsBanjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" Kirby*Fiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Earl ScruggsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals – Roy AcuffMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – Roy Acuff
3:30
A6 Dark As A Dungeon
Backing Vocals – Jeff Hanna, Jim Ibbotson*, Les ThompsonBass – Junior HuskeyHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Merle TravisMandolin – John McEuenWritten-By – Merle Travis
2:45
B1 Tennessee Stud
Backing Vocals – Jeff HannaBanjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jim Ibbotson*Harmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Doc WatsonWritten-By – Jimmie Driftwood*
4:22
B2 Black Mountain Rag
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jim Ibbotson*Harmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Guitar – Doc WatsonMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – Tommy Magness
2:10
B3 Wreck On The Highway
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" Kirby*Fiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Earl ScruggsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonVocals – Roy AcuffWritten-By – Dorothy Dixon*
3:24
B4 The End Of The World
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" Kirby*Guitar – Doc Watson, Earl ScruggsWritten-By – Fred Rose
3:53
B5 I Saw The Light
Autoharp – Randy ScruggsBacking Vocals – Jeff Hanna, Jim Ibbotson*, Jimmy Martin, Les ThompsonBanjo – Earl ScruggsBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" Kirby*Fiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Doc WatsonHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals – Roy AcuffMandolin – John McEuenWritten-By – Hank Williams
3:45
C1 Sunny Side Of The Mountain
Backing Vocals – Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Les Thompson, Ray Martin (10)Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Jimmy MartinSnare – Jim Ibbotson*Written-By – Bobby Gregory, Harry C. McAulife
2:23
C2 Nine Pound Hammer
Backing Vocals – Jeff Hanna, Les ThompsonBanjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Merle TravisSnare, Backing Vocals – Jim Ibbotson**Written-By – Merle Travis
2:14
C3 Losin' You (Might Be The Best Thing Yet)
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Ellis PadgettFiddle – Vassar ClementsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Jimmy MartinMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jim Ibbotson*Written-By – Edria Humphrey, Jimmy Martin
2:44
C4 Honky Tonkin'
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake (2)Drums – Jim Ibbotson*Lead Guitar, Fiddle – Vassar ClementsLead Vocals – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – Hank Williams
2:19
C5 You Don't Know My Mind
Backing Vocals – Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Les Thompson, Ray Martin (10)Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDrums – Jim Ibbotson*Fiddle – Vassar ClementsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Jimmy MartinMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – Jimmie Skinner
2:45
C6 My Walkin' Shoes
Backing Vocals – Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Les Thompson, Ray Martin (10)Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Jimmy MartinMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jim Ibbotson*Written-By – Jimmy Martin, Paul Williams (7)
2:02
D1 Lonesome Fiddle Blues
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Ellis PadgettFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jim Ibbotson*, Randy ScruggsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonWashboard – Jeff HannaWritten-By – Millie Clements
2:41
D2 Cannonball Rag
Bass – Junior HuskeyGuitar – Merle TravisWritten-By – Merle Travis
1:15
D3 Avalanche
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jim Ibbotson*Harmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonWashboard – Jeff HannaWritten-By – Millie Clements
2:50
D4 Flint Hill Special
Banjo – Earl ScruggsBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake (2)Fiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Randy ScruggsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jim Ibbotson*Written-By – Earl Scruggs
2:12
D5 Togary Mountain
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake (2)Fiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jim Ibbotson*Mandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – Walter McEuen
2:25
D6 Earl's Breakdown
Banjo – Earl ScruggsBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Randy ScruggsMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jim Ibbotson*Written-By – Earl Scruggs
2:34
D7 Orange Blossom Special
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Ellis PadgettFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jimmy Martin, Randy ScruggsMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jim Ibbotson*Written-By – Ervin T. Rouse*
2:14
D8 Wabash Cannonball
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" Kirby*Guitar – Doc Watson, Earl ScruggsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenWritten-By – A.P. Carter*
2:00
E1 Lost Highway
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake (2)Drums – Jeff HannaFiddle – Vassar ClementsMandolin – Les ThompsonVocals, Guitar – Jim Ibbotson*Written-By – Leon Payne
3:37
E2 Doc Watson & Merle Travis: First Meeting (Dialogue)
Voice – Doc Watson, Merle Travis
1:48
E3 Way Downtown
Arranged By – Doc WatsonBacking Vocals – Jeff HannaBanjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jim Ibbotson*Harmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Doc WatsonMandolin – Les Thompson
3:30
E4 Down Yonder
Arranged By – Doc WatsonBanjo – John McEuenFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Doc Watson, Jim Ibbotson*Harmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonWashboard – Jeff Hanna
2:58
E5 Pins And Needles (In My Heart)
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" Kirby*Fiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Earl ScruggsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jim Ibbotson*Vocals – Roy AcuffWritten-By – Floyd Jenkins
2:53
E6 Honky Tonk Blues
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake (2)Drums – Jim Ibbotson*Fiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Bill McEuen*Vocals – Jeff HannaWritten-By – Hank Williams
2:22
E7 Sailin' On To Hawaii
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" Kirby*Guitar – Doc Watson, Earl ScruggsWritten-By – Beecher R. Kirby*
2:00
F1 I'm Thinking Tonight Of My Blue Eyes
Backing Vocals – Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Jim Ibbotson*, Les ThompsonBanjo – Earl ScruggsBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" Kirby*Fiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Merle TravisLead Vocals, Guitar – Mother Maybelle Carter*Mandolin – John McEuenWritten-By – A.P. Carter*
4:25
F2 I Am A Pilgrim
Bass – Junior HuskeyHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Merle TravisSnare – Jim Ibbotson*Written-By – Merle Travis
2:55
F3 Wildwood Flower
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyGuitar – Earl Scruggs, Jim Ibbotson*Lead Vocals, Autoharp – Mother Maybelle Carter*Mandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – A.P. Carter*
3:34
F4 Soldier's Joy
Arranged By – Earl Scruggs, John McEuenBanjo – John McEuenBanjo [Uncle Dave Macon's Banjo] – Earl ScruggsBass – Junior Huskey
2:05
F5 Will The Circle Be Unbroken
Backing Vocals – Alice McEuen, Betty Travis (2), Chet Flippo, Fred Cross (2), Gary Scruggs, Gloria Belle, Jeff Hanna, Jim Ibbotson*, Larry Murray, Les Thompson, Louise Scruggs, Martha Flippo, Mike Carr (3), Randy Scruggs, Ray Martin (10), Steve Scruggs, Timmy Martin (2)Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" Kirby*Fiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jimmie Martin*, Merle TravisGuitar, Backing Vocals – Doc WatsonHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – John McEuenVocals [First Verse] – Mother Maybelle Carter*Vocals [Second Verse] – Jimmy MartinVocals [Third Verse] – Roy AcuffVocals, Autoharp – Mother Maybelle Carter*Written-By – A.P. Carter*
4:50
F6 Both Sides Now
Guitar – Randy ScruggsWritten-By – Joni Mitchell
2:19

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Triple gatefold laminated cover with separate "slip-in" gatefold insert and colored inner sleeve.

On labels : Timings refer to music only.

Printed in Germany by Druckhaus Maack, Lüdenscheid.

Recorded at Woodland Sound Studios, Nashville, Tennessee

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout etched): UAS 9801-1 Re 2 X 29 461-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout etched): UAS 9801-2 Re 1 29 461-B Remember The Opry T X
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C runout etched): UAS 9801-3-Re 2 29 462-C 2 X
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout etched): UAS 9801-4-Re 1 29 462-D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side E runout etched): UAS 9801-5 RE-1 29 463-E UAS 9801-5 X
  • Matrix / Runout (Side F runout etched): UAS 9801-6 RE-1 29 463-F X
  • Matrix / Runout (All sides runout stamped): Made in Germany
  • Other (On inner sleeve): UAS 9801/ONE
  • Other (On inner sleeve): UAS 9801/TWO
  • Other (On inner sleeve): UAS 9801/THREE
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Other (Price code on spine): 1198

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
UAS-9801, UAS 9801 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Will The Circle Be Unbroken(3xLP, Album, Gat) United Artists Records, United Artists Records UAS-9801, UAS 9801 US 1972 Sell This Version
UAS 9801 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Will The Circle Be Unbroken(3xLP, Album, RE) United Artists Records UAS 9801 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
CDP-0777-7-46589-2-8 The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band* Will The Circle Be Unbroken(2xCD, Album, RE) Liberty CDP-0777-7-46589-2-8 US 1994 Sell This Version
GXF2071, GXF2072, GXF2073 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Will The Circle Be Unbroken(3xLP, Album, Gat) United Artists Records, United Artists Records, United Artists Records GXF2071, GXF2072, GXF2073 US 1980 Sell This Version
UAS 9801 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Will The Circle Be Unbroken(3xLP, Album, Tri) United Artists Records UAS 9801 US 1972 Sell This Version

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