Bluegrass from the Gold Country

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bruce Eder
An expanded version of the Vern Williams Band's only Rounder album, containing the complete original LP as released in 1981 and nine additional cuts recorded by the group in 1980. A very solid representation of the group's repertory, from bluegrass standards like A.P. Carter's "Foggy Mountain Top" and "When the Springtime Comes Again" and Bill Monroe's "You Better Get Right," to Stephen Foster's "Oh, Susannah" and "Old Black Joe," as well as traditional numbers like "The Arkansas Traveler." It's nearly an hour of some of the best West Coast bluegrass music to show up since Chris Hillman gave up the mandolin and the Hillmen in favor of playing bass with the Byrds, all very ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bruce Eder
An expanded version of the Vern Williams Band's only Rounder album, containing the complete original LP as released in 1981 and nine additional cuts recorded by the group in 1980. A very solid representation of the group's repertory, from bluegrass standards like A.P. Carter's "Foggy Mountain Top" and "When the Springtime Comes Again" and Bill Monroe's "You Better Get Right," to Stephen Foster's "Oh, Susannah" and "Old Black Joe," as well as traditional numbers like "The Arkansas Traveler." It's nearly an hour of some of the best West Coast bluegrass music to show up since Chris Hillman gave up the mandolin and the Hillmen in favor of playing bass with the Byrds, all very nicely remastered and thoroughly annotated.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/20/1996
  • Label: Rounder Select
  • UPC: 011661013148
  • Catalog Number: 131

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Cabin on the Mountain - Vern Williams (2:53)
  2. 2 Come Back to Me in My Dreams - Vern Williams (3:00)
  3. 3 When Springtime Comes Again - Vern Williams (2:49)
  4. 4 Cowboy Jack - Vern Williams (3:38)
  5. 5 Til the Day I Die - Vern Williams (2:32)
  6. 6 Field of Flowers - Vern Williams (2:37)
  7. 7 Oh, Susannah - Vern Williams (2:42)
  8. 8 Down Among the Budded Roses - Vern Williams (3:34)
  9. 9 Darling Nellie - Vern Williams (2:24)
  10. 10 The Old Home Town - Vern Williams (2:51)
  11. 11 Old Kentucky Home - Vern Williams (2:45)
  12. 12 Clinch Mountain Home - Vern Williams (4:19)
  13. 13 Black Eyed Susie - Vern Williams (2:02)
  14. 14 I'm Walking the Dog - Vern Williams (2:47)
  15. 15 Foggy Mountain Top - Vern Williams (2:56)
  16. 16 Who's Going Down to Town - Vern Williams (2:01)
  17. 17 Thinking of Home - Vern Williams (2:48)
  18. 18 Picture on the Wall - Vern Williams (3:08)
  19. 19 Old Black Joe - Vern Williams (3:42)
  20. 20 Arkansas Traveler - Vern Williams (2:26)
  21. 21 You'd Better Get Right - Vern Williams (1:48)
  22. 22 Old Folks at Home - Vern Williams (4:07)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Vern Williams Band Primary Artist, Indexed Contributor, Mandolin, Vocals, Track Performer
Keith Little Banjo, Vocals
Ed Neff Fiddle
Kevin Thompson Acoustic Bass
Delbert Williams Guitar, Vocals
Technical Credits
Toby Mountain Mastering
Bob Shumaker Engineer
Jon Hartley Fox Liner Notes
Mel Green Art Direction
Max Berueffy Liner Notes
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