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

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  • 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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