America's Most Colorful Hillbilly Band: Their Original Recordings 1946-1951, Vol. 2

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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Like Maddox Brothers & Rose, 1946-1951, Vol. 1, this has a wealth of material -- 30 cuts in all -- from their early four-star era. The quality is on the same level as the first volume, and it's difficult to imagine that anyone who enjoyed the previous installment will be dissatisfied with this collection. The recording quality has the odd effect of making the records seem older than they actually are, but the music is actually as adventurous as any in country in the time, particularly on the fast boogies. Even collectors who kept up with Arhoolie's various vinyl reissues of pre-Columbia Maddox material may want this CD anthology too, as it has eight previously ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Like Maddox Brothers & Rose, 1946-1951, Vol. 1, this has a wealth of material -- 30 cuts in all -- from their early four-star era. The quality is on the same level as the first volume, and it's difficult to imagine that anyone who enjoyed the previous installment will be dissatisfied with this collection. The recording quality has the odd effect of making the records seem older than they actually are, but the music is actually as adventurous as any in country in the time, particularly on the fast boogies. Even collectors who kept up with Arhoolie's various vinyl reissues of pre-Columbia Maddox material may want this CD anthology too, as it has eight previously unissued acetates from the same era.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/10/1995
  • Label: Arhoolie Records
  • UPC: 096297043721
  • Catalog Number: 437
  • Sales rank: 171,729

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Maddox Brothers & Rose Primary Artist
Maddox Brothers Indexed Contributor
Gene Breeden Guitar
Bud Duncan Steel Guitar
Cal Maddox Harmonica, Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Cliff Maddox Mandolin
Don Maddox Fiddle
Fred Maddox Bass, Vocals
Henry Maddox Guitar, Mandolin
Rose Maddox Vocals
Roy Nichols Guitar
Jimmy Winkle Guitar
Lulu Maddox Vocals
Technical Credits
Moon Mullican Composer
Jimmie Rodgers Composer
Cindy Walker Composer
Mel Foree Composer
Henry Maddox Composer
Fred Rose Composer
Johnny Whiteside Liner Notes
W.S. Stevenson Composer
Bud Landress Composer
Lester Blackwell Composer
George Vaughn Composer
Lou Wayne Composer
Johnny Tyler Composer
Traditional Composer
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