Appalachian Stomp: Bluegrass Classics

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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Like many Rhino compilations, this is geared more to the novice or the casual fan than the aficionado, but that's not a criticism. If someone wants a basic primer of the bluegrass sound past and present that manages to be accessible and avoid unduly clich?d track selection, this 18-song compilation fits the bill well. Most of the biggest names are here Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, the Dillards, the Stanley Brothers, the Kentucky Colonels, J.D. Crowe, Ricky Skaggs, Alison Krauss, as are some of the genre's top standards "Blue Moon of Kentucky," "Orange Blossom Special," "Uncle Pen," "Foggy Mountain Breakdown". The inclusion of Flatt & Scruggs' "The Ballad of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
Like many Rhino compilations, this is geared more to the novice or the casual fan than the aficionado, but that's not a criticism. If someone wants a basic primer of the bluegrass sound past and present that manages to be accessible and avoid unduly clich├ęd track selection, this 18-song compilation fits the bill well. Most of the biggest names are here Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, the Dillards, the Stanley Brothers, the Kentucky Colonels, J.D. Crowe, Ricky Skaggs, Alison Krauss, as are some of the genre's top standards "Blue Moon of Kentucky," "Orange Blossom Special," "Uncle Pen," "Foggy Mountain Breakdown". The inclusion of Flatt & Scruggs' "The Ballad of Jed Clampett," Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell's "Dueling Banjos," and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" may rankle purists, but it clears the path to listeners who are only familiar with the idiom through these songs, and may find a lot more that they'll like on the less overexposed performances on this anthology.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/28/1995
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227187026
  • Catalog Number: 71870
  • Sales rank: 21,768

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Uncle Pen - Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys (2:45)
  2. 2 Foggy Mountain Breakdown - Lester Flatt (2:42)
  3. 3 This Weary Heart You Stole Away (Wake Up, Sweetheart) - Clinch Mountain Boys (2:41)
  4. 4 Are You Missing Me? - Virginia Boys (2:25)
  5. 5 You Don't Know My Mind - Jimmy Martin (2:56)
  6. 6 Rocky Top - Osborne Brothers (2:37)
  7. 7 Blue Moon of Kentucky - Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys (2:09)
  8. 8 Orange Blossom Special - The Stanley Brothers (3:09)
  9. 9 The Ballad of Jed Clampett - Lester... (2:04)
  10. 10 Dooley - The Dillards (2:04)
  11. 11 Nine Pound Hammer - The Kentucky Colonels (2:49)
  12. 12 Roving Gambler - The Country Gentlemen (3:08)
  13. 13 Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms - Del McCoury (2:41)
  14. 14 Dueling Banjos - Eric Weissburg (2:20)
  15. 15 Will the Circle Be Unbroken - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (4:52)
  16. 16 Old Home Place - New South (2:49)
  17. 17 Little Cabin Home on the Hill - Ricky Skaggs (3:24)
  18. 18 Love You in Vain - Union Station (2:21)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Eddie Adcock Banjo, Vocals, Vocal Harmony
The Country Gentlemen Track Performer
Doug Dillard Banjo, Vocals
Rodney Dillard Guitar, Vocals
The Dillards Track Performer
Jerry Douglas Dobro
Lester Flatt Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
The Kentucky Colonels Track Performer
Alison Krauss Fiddle, Vocals, Track Performer
Del McCoury Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Bill Monroe Mandolin, Vocals, Tenor (Vocal)
Osborne Brothers Track Performer
Tony Rice Guitar, Vocals
Earl Scruggs Banjo, Track Performer
Ricky Skaggs Mandolin, Vocals, Tenor (Vocal), Track Performer
The Stanley Brothers Track Performer
Ralph Stanley Banjo, Vocals, Tenor (Vocal)
Clarence White Guitar
Roy Acuff Vocals
Emmylou Harris Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Sonny James Fiddle
Benny Martin Fiddle
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Track Performer
Merle Travis Guitar
Paul Warren Fiddle
Doc Watson Guitar, Background Vocals
Les Thompson Background Vocals
Larry Murray Background Vocals
Eric Weissberg Banjo, Track Performer
Grady Martin Guitar
Ray Martin Background Vocals
John McEuen Mandolin
Bill Emerson Banjo, Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Jesse McReynolds Mandolin, Vocals
Gordon Terry Fiddle
Mother Maybelle Carter Autoharp, Vocals
Johnny "Country" Mathis Guitar
Bill Baker Fiddle, Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Joseph Allen Bass
Roger Bush Bass
Jerry Carrigan Drums
Mike Carr Background Vocals
Vassar Clements Fiddle
Charlie Cline Fiddle
Jim Cox Bass
Fred Cross Background Vocals
J.D. Crowe Banjo, Vocals, Baritone (Vocal), Track Performer
Ray Edenton Guitar
Jimmie Fadden Harp
Foggy Mountain Boys Track Performer
Jeff Hanna Background Vocals
Buddy Harman Drums
Mike Harman Banjo, Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Bobby Hicks Fiddle
Jimmy Ibbotson Background Vocals
Mitch Jayne Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Rudy Lyle Banjo
Steve Mandell Guitar, Track Performer
Jimmy Martin Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Edd Mayfield Guitar
Alice McEuen Background Vocals
Jim McReynolds Guitar, Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Bill Napier Guitar
Ernie Newton Bass
Bobby Osborne Mandolin, Vocals
Sonny Osborne Banjo, Vocals
John Pennell Bass
Marc Pruett Banjo
Dewey Renfro Bass
Hargus "Pig" Robbins Piano
Randy Scruggs Background Vocals
Steve Scruggs Background Vocals
Curly Seckler Guitar, Mandolin
George Shuffler Bass
Bobby Slone Bass
Art Stamper Fiddle
Carter Stanley Guitar, Vocals
Brent Truitt Mandolin
Charlie Waller Guitar, Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Howard Watts Bass
Dean Webb Mandolin, Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Jeff White Guitar, Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Roland White Mandolin
Wayne Yates Mandolin, Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Jimmy Bond Bass
John Duffey Mandolin, Vocals
Roy Huskey Jr. Bass
Jim Williams Mandolin
Lawrence Blackwell Bass
Chet Flippo Background Vocals
Bob Moore Bass
Joel Price Bass, Baritone (Vocal)
Hal Rugg Guitar, Steel Guitar
Gloria Belle Background Vocals
Martha Flippo Background Vocals
Pete "Oswald" Kirby Dobro
Louise Scruggs Background Vocals
Betty Travis Background Vocals
Chubby Anthony Fiddle
Billy Ray Banjo
Dale Sledd Guitar, Vocals
Paul Williams Mandolin
Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys Track Performer
Jake Tullock Bass
Red Taylor Fiddle
Palmer Williams Mandolin
Clinch Mountain Boys Track Performer
Virginia Boys Track Performer
Hoke Jenkins Banjo
New South Track Performer
Victor Battista Bass
Joe Allen Bass
Technical Credits
Alison Krauss Contributor
Ricky Skaggs Producer
Roy Acuff Composer
John Hartford Composer
Joe Maphis Composer
Mike Seeger Producer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Eric Weissberg Arranger
James Austin Producer
Richard Bock Producer
Chris Clarke Remastering
J.D. Crowe Producer
Jim Dickson Producer
Dan Hersch Remastering
Frank Jones Producer
Don Law Producer
William McEuen Producer
Ken Nelson Producer
Barry Poss Producer
Harry Silverstein Producer
Chris Strachwitz Producer
Bil VornDick Producer
John Duffey Arranger
Mark A. Humphrey Liner Notes
Coco Shinomiya Artwork
Patrick Milligan Producer, Liner Notes, Annotation
M. Christian Composer
Ed Pearl Producer
Mark Humphrey Liner Notes
Thomas Hart Benton Paintings, Cover Painting
Traditional Composer
Arthur Smith Composer
P. Henning Composer
Bouleaux Bryant Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I think it was perfect.

    I thought this bluegrass cd deserves five stars because i really like bluegrass. Also people in my family play bluegrass.

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