Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: 1959

Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: 1959


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Bear Family


  1. Gotta Travel On  - Billy Grammer
  2. When It's Springtime In Alaska (It's Forty Below)  - Johnny Horton
  3. Don't Take Your Guns To Town  - Johnny Cash
  4. So Many Times  - Roy Acuff
  5. Who Cares (For Me)  - Don Gibson
  6. Am I That Easy To Forget  - Carl Belew
  7. I Ain't Never  - Webb Pierce
  8. Country Girl  - Faron Young
  9. Waterloo  - Stonewall Jackson
  10. I Got Stripes  - Johnny Cash
  11. Heartaches By the Number  - Ray Price
  12. Blackland Farmer  - Frankie Miller
  13. Cabin On the Hill  - Earl Scruggs
  14. Smoke Along the Track  - Stonewall Jackson
  15. The Battle of New Orleans  - Johnny Horton
  16. Tennessee Stud  - Eddy Arnold
  17. The Three Bells  -  Browns
  18. Jimmy Brown the Newsboy  - Mac Wiseman
  19. Knoxville Girl  -  Louvin Brothers
  20. Dark As the Night, Blue As the Day  - Bill Monroe
  21. There's a Big Wheel  - Stoney Cooper
  22. Long Black Veil  - Lefty Frizzell
  23. Don't Tell Me Your Troubles  - Don Gibson
  24. White Lightnin'  - George Jones
  25. Under Your Spell Again  - Buck Owens
  26. Dark Hollow  - Jimmie Skinner
  27. The Same Old Me  - Ray Price
  28. The Last Ride  - Hank Snow
  29. Home  - Jim Reeves
  30. Amigo's Guitar  - Kitty Wells
  31. Five Feet High and Rising  - Johnny Cash
  32. El Paso  - Marty Robbins

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Lester Flatt   Guitar,Leader,Vocals
Bill Monroe   Mandolin,Vocals
Earl Scruggs   Guitar,Baritone (Vocal)
Mac Wiseman   Guitar,Vocals
Roy Acuff   Vocals
Eddy Arnold   Vocals
Chet Atkins   Guitar,Leader
Johnny Cash   Guitar,Leader,Vocals
Floyd Cramer   Piano
Lefty Frizzell   Guitar,Vocals
Don Gibson   Guitar,Leader,Vocals
Johnny Horton   Guitar,Vocals
Stonewall Jackson   Guitar,Leader,Vocals
George Jones   Vocals
Benny Martin   Fiddle,Rhythm Guitar
Buck Owens   Guitar,Leader,Vocals
Ray Price   Guitar,Vocals
Jim Reeves   Guitar,Leader,Vocals
Marty Robbins   Guitar,Leader,Vocals
Buddy Spicher   Fiddle
Mel Tillis   Choir, Chorus
Paul Warren   Bass (Vocal)
Kitty Wells   Vocals
Faron Young   Vocals
Jordanaires   Choir, Chorus
Frankie Miller   Guitar,Vocals
Rusty York   Guitar,Vocal Harmony
Jim Glaser   Choir, Chorus
Anita Kerr   Choir, Chorus
Billy Grammer   Vocals
Wilma Lee Cooper   Rhythm Guitar,Vocals
Jimmie Skinner   Guitar,Vocals
Rusty Kershaw   Guitar
Howard White   Steel Guitar
Carl Belew   Vocals
Glenn Barber   Guitar
Owen Bradley   Piano,Leader
Jim Ed Brown   Guitar,Leader,Vocals
Stoney Cooper   Fiddle,Vocals
Ray Edenton   Guitar,Rhythm Guitar
Marshall Grant   Bass
Hoyt Hawkins   Choir, Chorus
Bobby Hicks   Fiddle
Douglas Kirkham   Drums
John D. Loudermilk   Guitar
Ira Louvin   Mandolin,Vocals
Charlie Louvin   Guitar,Vocals
Bessie Lee Mauldin   String Bass
Norman Miller   Acoustic Guitar,Percussion
Ralph Mooney   Steel Guitar
Louis Dean Nunley   Choir, Chorus
Webb Pierce   Vocals
Luther Perkins   Guitar
Ray Sanders   Guitar
Marijohn Wilkin   Piano
Robert Chubby Wise   Fiddle
Paul Yandell   Guitar
Joe Zinkan   Bass,Acoustic Bass,String Bass
Dorothy Ann Dillard   Choir, Chorus
Hezzie Bryant   Bass
Jerry Byrd   Bass
Louis Dunn   Drums
Dale Potter   Fiddle
Jack Pruett   Guitar
Thomas Williams   Fiddle
Culley Holt   Bass (Vocal)
Hugh Gordon Stoker   Choir, Chorus
James "Jimmie" Selph   Guitar
Bonnie Brown   Vocals
Thomas Lee Jackson   Fiddle
English P. Jr. "Jake" Tullock   Guitar,Baritone (Vocal)
William Guilford Wright   Choir, Chorus
Clarence E. Snow   Guitar,Leader,Vocals
Marvin H. Hughes   Piano
Neal Matthews   Choir, Chorus
Donald Eugene Lytle   Vocal Harmony
Johnny Sibert   Steel Guitar
Bobby Sykes   Choir, Chorus
Ray Crisp   Fiddle
Marion Z. "Pee Wee" Adams   Drums
George W. McCormick   Rhythm Guitar,Vocals
George French   Piano
Henry Bennett   Fiddle
William D. Johnson   Steel Guitar
Robert Lee Pennington   Banjo
Maxine Brown   Vocals
Walter L. "Hank Sugarfoot" Garland   Guitar,Electric Guitar
Ray "Curly" Lunsford   Electronic Mandolin
Buford Gentry   Steel Guitar
Don Winters   Choir, Chorus
Junior Huskey   Bass
Stephen F. Bess   Drums
Alvin Sutton   Guitar
J.R. Jelly Sanders   Fiddle
Grover C. "Shorty" Lavender   Fiddle
James "Jimmy" Riddle   Harmonica
G.D. Tommy Tomlinson   Guitar
Raymond Walker   Choir, Chorus
Thomas Grady Martin   Guitar,Leader
Jack Kennedy   Piano
Floyd T. Lightnin' Chance   Bass
Bob L. Moore   Bass
Curley Lambert   Tenor (Vocal)
James Clayton Day   Steel Guitar
Donald H. "Don" Helms   Steel Guitar
Harold Ray Bradley   Banjo,Guitar,Electric Bass,6-string Electric Bass
Frank "Hylo" Brown   Guitar
Burkett H. "Buck" Graves   Dobro
Herman Bland "Pete" Wade   Guitar
Murrey M. "Buddy" Harman   Drums
Jack Cook   Guitar
Charles Smith   Fiddle
Bennett K. "Ben Keith" Schauefele   Steel Guitar
Jimmy Robinson   Steel Guitar
James W. Elrod   Banjo
Allen J. "Al" Williams   Bass
William C. "Billy" Harlan   Guitar

Technical Credits

Lester Flatt   Composer
Bill Monroe   Composer
Earl Scruggs   Composer
Chet Atkins   Producer
Johnny Cash   Composer
Don Gibson   Composer
Loretta Lynn   Composer
Buck Owens   Composer
Marty Robbins   Composer
Mel Tillis   Composer
Kitty Wells   Composer
Paul Clayton   Composer
Frankie Miller   Composer
Roger Miller   Composer
Roy Drusky   Composer
Carl Belew   Composer
Jimmie Driftwood   Composer
Owen Bradley   Producer
A.P. Carter   Composer
Pappy Daily   Producer
Colin Escott   Liner Notes,Reissue Producer,Illustrations
Harlan Howard   Composer
Don Law   Producer
John D. Loudermilk   Composer
Ken Nelson   Producer
Webb Pierce   Composer
Bill Quinn   Engineer
J.P. Richardson   Composer
Shelby Singleton   Producer
Marijohn Wilkin   Composer
Ted Daffan   Composer
Fuzzy Owen   Composer
Danny Dill   Composer
Tillman Franks   Composer
R.A. Andreas   Illustrations
Dave Sax   Illustrations
W.S. Stevenson   Composer
Alan Rose   Composer
Bolivar Lee Shook   Composer
Bill Browning   Composer
Jean Villard   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Bert Reisfeld   Composer
Sven T. Uhrmann   Illustrations
Christian Zwarg   Liner Notes
Andreas Merck   Photo Scanning
Roy Botkin   Composer
Harold Ray Bradley   Tic Tac
Wesley Ross   Producer
Robert Halcomb   Composer

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