Nashville at Newport

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All Music Guide - Steve Huey
Nashville at Newport chronicles the legendary folk festival's gradual acceptance of country music by gathering a total of 31 Newport performances by country artists from 1963 to 1968. The disc opens with one song apiece from Jimmie Driftwood, Mother Maybelle Carter, and Ramblin' Jack Elliott. Next come several songs each by Hazel Dickens and Kirk McGee. Then there are extended sets at least six songs by Ike Everly and his son Don of the Everly Brothers, Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys, and Johnny Cash. Although the recording quality is sometimes not quite up to par, the performances are excellent, and the historical value of the music...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Huey
Nashville at Newport chronicles the legendary folk festival's gradual acceptance of country music by gathering a total of 31 Newport performances by country artists from 1963 to 1968. The disc opens with one song apiece from Jimmie Driftwood, Mother Maybelle Carter, and Ramblin' Jack Elliott. Next come several songs each by Hazel Dickens and Kirk McGee. Then there are extended sets at least six songs by Ike Everly and his son Don of the Everly Brothers, Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys, and Johnny Cash. Although the recording quality is sometimes not quite up to par, the performances are excellent, and the historical value of the music is undeniable.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/5/1995
  • Label: Vanguard Records
  • UPC: 015707701624
  • Catalog Number: 77016
  • Sales rank: 120,673

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Battle of New Orleans - Jimmie Driftwood (3:26)
  2. 2 Cannonball Blues (He's Solid Gone) - Mother Maybelle Carter (1:41)
  3. 3 Mule Skinner Blues - Ramblin' Jack Elliott (3:05)
  4. 4 Walking in My Sleep - Alice Gerrard (2:39)
  5. 5 A Tiny Broken Heart - Alice Gerrard (4:34)
  6. 6 The One I Love Is Gone - Alice Gerrard (3:37)
  7. 7 Late Last Night When My Willie Came Home - Kirk McGee (2:40)
  8. 8 Milk 'Em in the Evening Blues - Kirk McGee (2:43)
  9. 9 Pig in the Pen - Kirk McGee (2:00)
  10. 10 Hell Among the Yearlings - Kirk McGee (1:57)
  11. 11 Blue Smoke - Ike Everly (1:40)
  12. 12 Everly Rag - Ike Everly (2:34)
  13. 13 Step It up and Go - Ike Everly (3:10)
  14. 14 Bass Fiddle Rag - Ike Everly (1:18)
  15. 15 Nellie Gray - Ike Everly (2:06)
  16. 16 Dirty Guitar Blues - Ike Everly (2:21)
  17. 17 Wabash Cannonball - Roy Acuff & His Smokey Mountain Boys (3:44)
  18. 18 Cannonball Rag - Roy Acuff & His Smokey Mountain Boys (1:21)
  19. 19 Fox Chase Medley - Roy Acuff & His Smokey Mountain Boys (1:58)
  20. 20 I Wash My Hands in Muddy Water - Roy Acuff & His Smokey Mountain Boys (2:41)
  21. 21 Dixie Breakdown - Roy Acuff & His Smokey Mountain Boys (3:41)
  22. 22 Steel Guitar Chimes - Roy Acuff & His Smokey Mountain Boys (2:57)
  23. 23 Introduction - Pete Seeger (0:29)
  24. 24 Big River - Johnny Cash (1:41)
  25. 25 Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash (1:54)
  26. 26 I Still Miss Someone - Johnny Cash (1:41)
  27. 27 Rock Island Line - Johnny Cash (2:49)
  28. 28 Don't Think Twice, It's All Right - Johnny Cash (3:36)
  29. 29 I Walk the Line - Johnny Cash (2:45)
  30. 30 The Ballad of Ira Hayes - Johnny Cash (3:26)
  31. 31 Keep on the Sunny Side - Johnny Cash (1:36)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bashful Brother Oswald Dobro
Roy Acuff Fiddle, Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Johnny Cash Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Hazel Dickens Vocals, Track Performer, Upright Bass
Pete Seeger Track Performer
Don Everly Rhythm Guitar, Track Performer
Sam McGee Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Mother Maybelle Carter Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Jimmie Driftwood Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith Track Performer
Ramblin' Jack Elliott Track Performer
Alice Gerrard Track Performer
Marshall Grant Bass
David Grisman Mandolin
Smiley Hobbs Banjo
Tex Logan Fiddle
Kirk McGee Banjo, Vocals, Track Performer
Larry McNeely Banjo
Luther Perkins Electric Guitar
Jimmy Riddle Harmonica, Piano
Fiddlin' Arthur Smith Fiddle
Jackie Phelps Electric Guitar
Charlie Collins Acoustic Guitar
Ike Everly Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Technical Credits
Lead Belly Composer
Johnny Cash Composer
Mary Katherine Aldin Producer, Liner Notes
A.P. Carter Composer
Carter Stanley Composer
Captain Jeff Zaraya Engineer
Gary Garett Composer
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