Live Duet Recordings 1963-1980

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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Any time two greats who admire each other and are musically compatible team together, the results are usually mutually beneficial. That was true for Bill Monroe and Doc Watson, whose spirited union on this 17-song disc is a sampler of American musical styles. They ripped through bluegrass, folk, blues, spirituals, mountain tunes, work songs, reels and breakdowns. Monroe's mandolin and Watson's guitar playing were masterful, wondrous and performed without any trace of self-indulgence. Their vocals were also delivered with ease, fluidity and conviction, the product of two performers completely at ease with themselves and only interested in ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Any time two greats who admire each other and are musically compatible team together, the results are usually mutually beneficial. That was true for Bill Monroe and Doc Watson, whose spirited union on this 17-song disc is a sampler of American musical styles. They ripped through bluegrass, folk, blues, spirituals, mountain tunes, work songs, reels and breakdowns. Monroe's mandolin and Watson's guitar playing were masterful, wondrous and performed without any trace of self-indulgence. Their vocals were also delivered with ease, fluidity and conviction, the product of two performers completely at ease with themselves and only interested in spotlighting the material.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/14/1993
  • Label: Smithsonian Folkways
  • UPC: 093074006429
  • Catalog Number: 40064
  • Sales rank: 43,434

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Foggy Mountain Top - Doc Watson (2:43)
  2. 2 What Would You Give in Exchange for Your Soul? - Doc Watson (4:28)
  3. 3 Watson Blues - Doc Watson (2:25)
  4. 4 Soldier's Joy - Doc Watson (2:44)
  5. 5 Where Is My Sailor Boy? - Doc Watson (3:28)
  6. 6 You Won't Be Satisfied That Way - Doc Watson (2:00)
  7. 7 Kentucky Mandolin - Doc Watson (1:56)
  8. 8 East Tennessee Blues - Doc Watson (2:09)
  9. 9 Midnight on the Stormy Deep - Doc Watson (4:30)
  10. 10 Lonesome Moonlight Waltz - Doc Watson (1:32)
  11. 11 Banks of the Ohio - Doc Watson (3:30)
  12. 12 Fire on the Mountain - Doc Watson (1:45)
  13. 13 Chicken Reel - Doc Watson (1:47)
  14. 14 Turkey in the Straw - Doc Watson (1:07)
  15. 15 Memories of You - Doc Watson (3:08)
  16. 16 Have a Feast Here Tonight - Doc Watson (2:28)
  17. 17 Paddy on the Turnpike - Doc Watson (2:34)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bill Monroe Primary Artist, Mandolin, Vocals
Doc Watson Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Technical Credits
Bill Monroe Composer
Charlie Monroe Composer
Bill Cody Composer
Ralph Rinzler Engineer, Liner Notes, Executive Producer
Alan Yoshida Mastering
Carl Eugster Composer
Traditional Composer
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