J.D. Crowe & The New South

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All Music Guide - Thom Owens
J.D. Crowe & the New South's eponymous debut album is one of the most influential and pioneering records in the history of bluegrass. For the first edition of the New South, Crowe assembled a stellar group of musicians -- including Ricky Skaggs fiddle, mandolin, vocals, Tony Rice lead vocals, guitar, and Jerry Douglas dobro -- and gave them each equal weight. Consequently, this is vibrant collaborative music, not just a leader with some faceless studio hacks. Furthermore, Crowe pushed the music in new direction with his section of material, taking songs from contemporary singer/songwriters like Gordon Lightfoot, adding a couple of originals, as well as standards. With ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Owens
J.D. Crowe & the New South's eponymous debut album is one of the most influential and pioneering records in the history of bluegrass. For the first edition of the New South, Crowe assembled a stellar group of musicians -- including Ricky Skaggs fiddle, mandolin, vocals, Tony Rice lead vocals, guitar, and Jerry Douglas dobro -- and gave them each equal weight. Consequently, this is vibrant collaborative music, not just a leader with some faceless studio hacks. Furthermore, Crowe pushed the music in new direction with his section of material, taking songs from contemporary singer/songwriters like Gordon Lightfoot, adding a couple of originals, as well as standards. With such an eclectic selection of songs, plus the band's trailblazing instrumental style, The New South did indeed offer a new kind of bluegrass and its impact could still be felt years after its release.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/14/1992
  • Label: Rounder / Umgd
  • UPC: 011661004429
  • Catalog Number: 610044
  • Sales rank: 51,545

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Old Home Place - J.D. Crowe (2:42)
  2. 2 Some Old Day - J.D. Crowe (2:25)
  3. 3 Rock, Salt and Nails - J.D. Crowe (2:58)
  4. 4 Sally Goodin' - J.D. Crowe (3:11)
  5. 5 Ten Degrees (Getting Colder) - J.D. Crowe (2:13)
  6. 6 Nashville Blues - J.D. Crowe (3:23)
  7. 7 You Are What I Am - J.D. Crowe (2:17)
  8. 8 Summer Wages (4:21)
  9. 9 I'm Walkin' - J.D. Crowe (2:05)
  10. 10 Home Sweet Home (Revisited) (3:17)
  11. 11 Cryin' Holy - J.D. Crowe (2:11)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
J.D. Crowe & the New South Primary Artist, Track Performer
J.D. Crowe Indexed Contributor, Banjo, Vocals, Baritone (Vocal)
Jerry Douglas Dobro, Guitar
Tony Rice Guitar, Vocals
Ricky Skaggs Fiddle, Mandolin, Violin, Viola, Background Vocals, Tenor (Vocal)
Bobby Slone Bass
Technical Credits
John Hartford Liner Notes
Jack Tottle Liner Notes
J.D. Crowe Producer
Steve Ham Engineer
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