Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: 1951

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/22/2009
  • Label: Bear Family
  • UPC: 790051695620
  • Catalog Number: 16956


Disc 1
  1. 1 The Shot Gun Boogie - Tennessee Ernie Ford (2:38)
  2. 2 Rotation Blues - Elton Britt (2:42)
  3. 3 The Golden Rocket - Hank Snow (2:49)
  4. 4 Cold Cold Heart - Hank Williams (2:43)
  5. 5 Poison Love - Johnnie & Jack (2:20)
  6. 6 I Wanna Play House With You - Eddy Arnold (2:13)
  7. 7 Mom and Dad's Waltz - Lefty Frizzell (3:05)
  8. 8 Let's Live a Little - Carl Smith (2:51)
  9. 9 Mockin' Bird Hill - The Pinetoppers (3:11)
  10. 10 Sick, Sober and Sorry - Johnny Bond (2:41)
  11. 11 I Was Sorta Wonderin' - Moon Mullican (2:45)
  12. 12 Step It Up and Go - Big Jeff (2:36)
  13. 13 Always Late (With Your Kisses) - Lefty Frizzell (3:06)
  14. 14 Too Old To Cut the Mustard - The Carlisles (2:24)
  15. 15 The Hot Guitar - Eddie Hill (2:59)
  16. 16 Half As Much - Curley Williams (3:08)
  17. 17 Rocket '88' - Bill Haley & His Saddlemen (2:30)
  18. 18 Slow Poke - The Golden West Cowboys (3:01)
  19. 19 The Rhumba Boogie - Hank Snow (2:50)
  20. 20 Just Out of Reach (of My Two Open Arms) - The Stewart Family (2:08)
  21. 21 Che Tabacco Rag - Zeb Turner (2:40)
  22. 22 Let Old Mother Nature Have Her Way - Carl Smith (2:52)
  23. 23 (There'll Be) Peace In the Valley (For Me) - Red Foley (3:13)
  24. 24 Electricity - Jimmy Murphy (2:27)
  25. 25 Hey Good Lookin' - Hank Williams (2:55)
  26. 26 Uncle Pen - Bill Monroe (2:47)
  27. 27 'Tis Sweet To Be Remembered - Mac Wiseman (3:01)
  28. 28 Honky Tonk Hardwood Floor - Jess Willard (2:40)
  29. 29 Down Yonder - Del Wood (2:25)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bill Monroe Mandolin, Tenor (Vocal), Lead
Mac Wiseman Guitar, Vocals
Eddy Arnold Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Chet Atkins Guitar, Electric Guitar
Red Foley Vocals
Tennessee Ernie Ford Vocals
Lefty Frizzell Guitar, Vocals
Moon Mullican Piano, Vocals
Carl Smith Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Bill Haley Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Zeb Turner Guitar, Vocals
Bill Carlisle Guitar, Vocals
Don Helms Steel Guitar
Cliffie Stone Bass, Leader
Speedy West Steel Guitar
Johnny Bond Vocals
Johnny Maddox Piano
Elton Britt Vocals
Anita Carter Bass
Jimmy Murphy Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Martha Carson Vocals
Johnnie Wright Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Jimmy Bryant Guitar
Cliff Carlisle Guitar, Vocals
Owen Bradley Piano
Frank Carroll Bass, Leader
Eddie Forrest Drums
Bob Foster Steel Guitar
Eddie Hill Guitar, Vocals
Ken Jones Guitar
Rudy Lyle Banjo
Charles Macey Steel Guitar
Jimmy Martin Guitar
Ernest Ernie Newton Bass, Maracas
Cedric Rainwater Bass
Al Rex Double Bass
Jerry Rivers Fiddle
Fred Rose Piano
Art Ryerson Guitar
Frank Signorelli Piano
Ray Smith Guitar
J.D. Sumner Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Hank Williams Guitar, Vocals
Curley Williams Fiddle, Vocals
Jack Anglin Guitar, Vocals
Muddy Berry Drums
Jerry Byrd Steel Guitar
Danny Cedrone Guitar
Farris Coursey Drums
Johnny Grande Piano
Jack Pruett Electric Guitar
Jimmy Rollins Guitar, Lead
Jerry Rowley Fiddle
Billy Williamson Steel Guitar
Joel Price String Bass
Sam Pruett Electric Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Jack Shook Rhythm Guitar
Hugh Gordon Stoker Piano
Merle "Red" Taylor Fiddle
Henry Newton "Tommy" Vaden Fiddle
Eddie Caldwell Fiddle
Blackie Crawford Rhythm Guitar
Jimmy Dennis Drums
Harold Hensley Fiddle
Eddie Kirk Guitar
Pee Wee Reid Bass
Jimmie Widener Guitar
Tex Atchison Fiddle
Vic Davis Piano
Bert Dodson Bass, Leader
Roy Horton Bass
Zeke Turner Guitar
Louis Innis Bass, Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Thomas Lee Jackson Jr. Fiddle
Loren Otis Shook Guitar
Jess Willard Vocals
Clarence E. Snow Guitar, Leader, Vocals
Velma E. Williams Smith Rhythm Guitar
"Papa" John Gordy Piano
Emory Martin Banjo
Gene Stewart Guitar
Max Fidler Fiddle
Milton Curtis "Muddy" Berry Drums
Chuck'k Wiggins Bass
Donna Wilson Choir, Chorus
Big Jeff Guitar, Vocals
Harold "Hal" Smith Bass
Walter L. "Hank Sugarfoot" Garland Guitar
Charles Tichy Guitar
Don Davis Bass
Harold Lee "Curly" Chalker Steel Guitar
Benny Sims Fiddle
Carl "Wimpy" Jones Piano
Bob Armstrong Piano, Vocal Ensemble
Dorris Paul Warren Fiddle
Beaver Valley Sweethearts Choir, Chorus
Albert Giddings Guitar, Leader
Joe Medford Banjo
Henry Ellis "Redd" Stewart Fiddle, Vocals
Thomas Grady Martin Guitar, Electric Guitar, Leader
Sam Hollingsworth Bass
R. 'Chuck' Wright Bass
James Ulysis 'Guy' Willis Guitar
J. Vic Willis Piano
Ivan Leroy 'Little Roy' Wiggins Steel Guitar
C. R. 'Skeeter' Willis Fiddle
Edward M. "Eddie" Kirk Guitar
III Joseph Hale Talbot Steel Guitar
Roy Jewell Ayres Steel Guitar
James Sylvester Boyd Fiddle
Ray Atkins Dobro, Baritone (Vocal)
Dead Wood Piano
Ralph Mayo Fiddle
V. F. "Pappy" Stewart Guitar
Madge Suttee Piano
Billy Diehl Bass
Bethyl Stewart Fiddle
Baba Stewart Accordion
Arrett Keefer Mandolin
Ace Richman Vocals, Choir, Chorus
George Tracey Harmonica
Gene "Forry" Egnle Piano
Fred Daniels Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Frank "Pee Wee" King Accordion, Leader
Edwin Wallace Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Colleen Wilson Choir, Chorus
Clyde F. "Boots" Harris Steel Guitar
Clarence "Eagle-Eye" Shield Drums
Harold Morgan "Sticks" McDonald Drums
The Dickens Sisers Choir, Chorus
Ted Mullins Mandolin
Phil Kruas Drums
Nick Tagg Piano
Madge Sultee Piano
Janet Stewart Bass, Vocals, Lead
Tony Hall Guitar, Lead
Technical Credits
Blind Boy Fuller Composer
Bill Monroe Composer
Mac Wiseman Composer
Tennessee Ernie Ford Composer
Lefty Frizzell Composer
Moon Mullican Composer
Pee Wee King Composer
Bill Carlisle Composer
Redd Stewart Composer
Jimmy Murphy Composer
Jackie Brenston Composer
Billy Briggs Composer
Colin Escott Liner Notes, Reissue Producer, Illustrations
Henry Glover Producer
Don Law Producer
Murray Nash Producer
Ken Nelson Producer
Bob Sullivan Engineer
Hank Williams Composer
Curley Williams Composer
Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey Composer
Stephen H. Sholes Producer
Blackie Crawford Composer
Tex Atchison Composer
Scotty Harrell Composer
Vaughn Horton Composer
Louis Innis Producer
Clarence E. Snow Composer
R.A. Andreas Illustrations
Dave Sax Illustrations
L. Wolfe Gilbert Composer
Elmer Laird Composer
Loys Southerland Composer
Ted Brooks Composer
Cy Coben Composer
Dusty Ward Composer
Sven T. Uhrmann Illustrations
Christian Zwarg Mastering
Eddie Hazelwood Composer
Chilton Price Composer
Andreas Merck Photo Scanning
Ruth E. Coletharp Composer
Paul Cohen Producer
Bill Kearns Composer
V. F. "Pappy" Stewart Composer
Don Whitney Producer
Bethel Brown Illustrations
Sydney Nathan Producer
Stuart Powell Composer
Louie Clark Composer
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