Nitty Gritty Dirt Band ‎– Will The Circle Be Unbroken

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Capitol Records ‎– 7243-5-35148-2-2
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1-1 Grand Ole Opry Song
Backing Vocals – Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Jimmy Ibbotson, Ray Martin (10)Banjo – John McEuenBass – Roy HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsLead Vocals, Guitar – Jimmy MartinMandolin, Backing Vocals – Les ThompsonWritten-By – H. Brown*
3:10
1-2 Keep On The Sunny Side
Autoharp – Randy ScruggsBacking Vocals – Doc Watson, Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Jimmy Ibbotson, Les Thompson, Merle TravisBanjo – Earl ScruggsBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete 'Oswald' KirbyGuitar – Doc WatsonLead Vocals, Guitar – Maybelle CarterMandolin – John McEuenWritten-By – A. P. Carter
4:26
1-3 Nashville Blues
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake (2)Fiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Randy ScruggsHarp – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonWashboard – Jeff HannaWritten-By, Banjo – E. Scruggs*
3:15
1-4 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 – Jimmy IbbotsonWritten-By – A. P. Carter
3:39
1-5 The Precious Jewel
Autoharp – Randy ScruggsBanjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete 'Oswald' KirbyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Earl ScruggsHarp – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By, Lead Vocals – R'. Acuff*
4:09
1-6 Dark As A Dungeon
Backing Vocals – Jeff Hanna, Jimmy Ibbotson, Les ThompsonBass – Junior HuskeyHarp – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – John McEuenWritten-By, Lead Vocals, Guitar – M. Travis*
2:47
1-7 Tennessee Stud
Backing Vocals – Jeff HannaBanjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jimmy IbbotsonHarp – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Doc WatsonWritten-By – J. Driftwood*
4:50
1-8 Black Mountain Rag
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jimmy IbbotsonHarp – Jimmie FaddenLead Guitar – Doc WatsonMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – T. Magnes*
2:40
1-9 Wreck On The Highway
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete 'Oswald' KirbyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Earl ScruggsHarp – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals – Roy AcuffMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – D. Dixon*
3:25
1-10 The End Of The World
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete 'Oswald' KirbyGuitar – Doc Watson, Earl ScruggsWritten-By – F. Rose*
3:54
1-11 I Saw The Light
Autoharp – Randy ScruggsBacking Vocals – Jeff Hanna, Jimmy Ibbotson, Jimmy Martin, Les ThompsonBanjo – Earl ScruggsBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete 'Oswald' KirbyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Doc WatsonHarp – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals – Roy AcuffMandolin – John McEuenWritten-By – H. Williams*
4:21
1-12 Sunny Side Of The Mountain
Backing Vocals – Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Les Thompson, Ray Martin (10)Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsHarp – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Jimmy MartinMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jimmy IbbotsonWritten By – H. C. McAulife / B. Gregory
2:50
1-13 Nine Pound Hammer
Backing Vocals – Jeff Hanna, Les ThompsonBanjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyHarp – Jimmie FaddenSnare, Backing Vocals – Jimmy IbbotsonWritten-By, Lead Vocals, Guitar – M. Travis*
2:53
1-14 Losin' You (Might Be The Best Thing Yet)
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Ellis PadgettFiddle – Vassar ClementsHarp – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Jimmy MartinMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jimmy IbbotsonWritten By – J. Martin / E. Humphrey
2:49
1-15 Honky Tonkin'
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake (2)Drums – Jimmy IbbotsonGuitar – Jeff HannaLead Guitar, Fiddle – Vassar ClementsLead Vocals – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – H. Williams*
2:32
1-16 You Don't Know My Mind
Backing Vocals – Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Les Thompson, Ray Martin (10)Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDrums – Jimmy IbbotsonFiddle – Vassar ClementsHarp – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Jimmy MartinMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – J. Skinner*
2:47
1-17 My Walkin' Shoes
Backing Vocals – Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Ray Martin (10)Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsHarp – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Jimmy MartinMandolin, Backing Vocals – Les ThompsonSnare – Jimmy IbbotsonWritten By – J. Martin / P. Williams
2:52
2-1 Lonesome Fiddle Blues
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Ellis PadgettFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jimmy Ibbotson, Randy ScruggsHarp – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonWashboard – Jeff HannaWritten By – M. Clements
2:43
2-2 Cannonball Rag
Bass – Junior HuskeyGuitar – Merle TravisWritten-By – M.Travis*
1:16
2-3 Avalanche
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jimmy IbbotsonHarp – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonWashboard – Jeff HannaWritten By – M. Clements
2:52
2-4 Flint Hill Special
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake (2)Fiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Randy ScruggsHarp – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jimmy IbbotsonWritten-By, Banjo – E. Scruggs*
2:13
2-5 Togary Mountain
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake (2)Fiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jimmy IbbotsonMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten By – W. McEuen
2:28
2-6 Earl's Breakdown
Bass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Randy ScruggsMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jimmy IbbotsonWritten-By, Banjo – E. Scruggs*
2:37
2-7 Orange Blossom Special
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Ellis PadgettFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jimmy Martin, Randy ScruggsMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jimmy IbbotsonWritten-By – E. T. Rouse*
2:12
2-8 Wabash Cannonball
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete 'Oswald' KirbyGuitar – Doc Watson, Earl ScruggsHarp – Jimmie FaddenWritten-By – A. P. Carter
2:03
2-9 Lost Highway
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake (2)Drums – Jeff HannaFiddle – Vassar ClementsMandolin – Les ThompsonVocals, Guitar – Jimmy IbbotsonWritten-By – L. Payne*
3:48
2-10 Doc Watson & Merle Travis: First Meeting (Dialogue) 1:52
2-11 Way Downtown
Arranged By, Lead Vocals, Guitar – Doc WatsonBacking Vocals – Jeff HannaBanjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jimmy IbbotsonHarp – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les Thompson
3:35
2-12 Down Yonder
Arranged By, Guitar – Doc WatsonBanjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jimmy IbbotsonHarp – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonWashboard – Jeff Hanna
3:45
2-13 Pins And Needles (In My Heart)
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete 'Oswald' KirbyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Earl ScruggsHarp – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jimmy IbbotsonVocals – Roy AcuffWritten-By – F. Jenkins*
2:54
2-14 Honky Tonk Blues
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake (2)Drums – Jimmy IbbotsonFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – William E. McEuenVocals – Jeff HannaWritten-By – Hank Williams Sr.*
2:23
2-15 Sailin' On To Hawaii
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete 'Oswald' KirbyGuitar – Doc Watson, Earl ScruggsWritten By – B. R. Kirby
2:09
2-16 I'm Thinking Tonight Of My Blue Eyes
Backing Vocals – Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Jimmy Ibbotson, Les ThompsonBanjo – Earl ScruggsBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete 'Oswald' KirbyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Merle TravisLead Vocals, Guitar – Maybelle CarterMandolin – John McEuenWritten-By – A. P. Carter
4:26
2-17 I Am A Pilgrim
Bass – Junior HuskeyHarp – Jimmie FaddenSnare – Jimmy IbbotsonWritten-By, Lead Vocals, Guitar – M. Travis*
3:54
2-18 Wildwood Flower
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyGuitar – Earl Scruggs, Jimmy IbbotsonLead Vocals, Autoharp – Maybelle CarterMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – A. P. Carter
3:33
2-19 Soldier's Joy
Arranged By, Banjo – E. Scruggs*, J. McEuen*Bass – Junior Huskey
3:33
2-20 Will The Circle Be Unbroken
Backing Vocals – Alice McEuen, Betty Travis (2), Chet Flippo, Fred Cross (2), Gary Scruggs, Gloria Belle, Jeff Hanna, Jimmy Ibbotson, Larry Murray, Les Thompson, Louise Scruggs, Martha Flippo, Mike Carr (13), Randy Scruggs, Ray Martin (10), Steve Scruggs, Timmy Martin (2)Banjo – Earl ScruggsBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete 'Oswald' KirbyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jimmy Martin, Merle TravisGuitar, Backing Vocals – Doc WatsonHarp – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – John McEuenVocals, Autoharp – Maybelle CarterWritten-By – A. P. Carter
4:48
2-21 Both Sides Now
Guitar – Randy ScruggsWritten-By – J. Mitchell*
2:25
Previously Unreleased Tracks:
2-22 Foggy Mountain Breakdown
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jimmy IbbotsonHarp – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonWashboard – Jeff HannaWritten-By – Earl Scruggs
2:39
2-23 Warming Up For "The Opry" (Talk) 2:43
2-24 Sunny Side (Talk) 4:06
2-25 Remember Me
Arranged By, Guitar – Doc WatsonBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete 'Oswald' Kirby
1:39

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30th Anniversary Edition

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 2435-35148-2 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1: Variant 1): 077774658928 1-0-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2: Variant 1): 077774659024 1-1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Discs 1 & 2: Variant 2): 077774658928 1-1-4
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1 & 2: Variants 1, 2): MASTERED BY EMI MFG.
  • Mastering SID Code (Discs 1 & 2: Variants 1, 2): IFPI L044
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1: Variant 1): IFPI 163E
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2: Variant 1): IFPI 1638
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1: Variant 2): IFPI 166J
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2: Variant 2): ifpi 163B
  • Other (Disc 1 Cat. #): 0777-7-46589-2-8
  • Other (Disc 2 Cat. #): 0777-7-46590-2-4
  • Label Code: LC-0249

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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, Gat) United Artists Records UAS 9801 US 1975 Sell This Version
UAS 9801, UAS-9801 William E. McEuen Presents Nitty Gritty Dirt Band William E. McEuen Presents Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Will The Circle Be Unbroken(3xLP, Album, RE, Gat) United Artists Records, United Artists Records UAS 9801, UAS-9801 US 1975 Sell This Version
7087-6-14497-2-31 The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band* Will The Circle Be Unbroken (30th Anniversary Edition)(CD, Promo, RE, RM, Smplr) Capitol Records 7087-6-14497-2-31 US 2002 Sell This Version
HA 860492 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band The Hit Album(2xCD, Album, RE) Disky HA 860492 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version

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