Putumayo Presents: Bluegrass

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Born out of the tradition of the old Southern ensemble string bands of the 19th century, bluegrass is no older as a genre than rock & roll is, and both were born when the amplification of instruments became widely available in the '50s. What gives bluegrass the feel of being an older music form is the continued use of the old string band tunes, speeding them up, giving them lift, and reinventing them over and over again, so it probably should come as no surprise that two of the biggest highlights on this set of bluegrass performances are versions of old traditional songs, Peter Rowan's take on "Man of Constant Sorrow" and Sam Bush's rendition of "Diamond Joe." All in ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Born out of the tradition of the old Southern ensemble string bands of the 19th century, bluegrass is no older as a genre than rock & roll is, and both were born when the amplification of instruments became widely available in the '50s. What gives bluegrass the feel of being an older music form is the continued use of the old string band tunes, speeding them up, giving them lift, and reinventing them over and over again, so it probably should come as no surprise that two of the biggest highlights on this set of bluegrass performances are versions of old traditional songs, Peter Rowan's take on "Man of Constant Sorrow" and Sam Bush's rendition of "Diamond Joe." All in all, this is a very pleasant playlist.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/22/2012
  • Label: Putumayo World Music
  • UPC: 790248031927
  • Catalog Number: 319
  • Sales rank: 31,301

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Every Time You Say Goodbye - Alison Kraus (3:15)
  2. 2 Been Down This Road - Railroad Earth (4:48)
  3. 3 Jackaroo - David Grisman (3:59)
  4. 4 New Night Dawning - Andrea Zonn (3:18)
  5. 5 Across the Great Divide - Frank Solivan II (3:51)
  6. 6 Man of Constant Sorrow - Peter Rowan (4:47)
  7. 7 Shady Grove - James Alan Shelton (3:09)
  8. 8 New Railroad - Crooked Still (3:14)
  9. 9 Boots of Spanish Leather - The Seldom Scene (4:50)
  10. 10 The Last Goodbye - Uncle Earl (3:39)
  11. 11 Diggin' On the Mountainside - Town Mountain (3:47)
  12. 12 Diamond Joe - Sam Bush (3:38)
  13. 13 I'll Fly Away - Jeff Autry (3:18)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Peter Rowan Arranger
Sam Bush Composer
Bob Dylan Composer
Jerry Garcia Arranger
John Pennell Composer
Dan Storper Executive Producer, Song Selection
Phil Barker Composer
Holly George-Warren Liner Notes
Albert E. Brumley Composer
Nicola Heindl Artwork, Cover Art
Traditional Composer
Lane Gibson Mastering
Todd Sheaffer Composer
Ted Pitney Composer
Don Poythress Composer
Kate Allen Wolf Composer
Tammy Kidd Composer
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