The Best Of You Can't Hear Me Callin' Bluegrass: 80 Years Of American Music

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
The Best of Can't You Hear Me Callin': Bluegrass -- 80 Years of American Music is a single-disc culled from the found CD box set of the same name that was released in October of 2004. Featuring an eclectic selection of 18 tracks, beautifully represents the vast scope of the box set. Fans of the genre will be glad to have some of the more essential tunes from the Columbia/Sony label holdings like Grandpa Jones' "Mountain Dew," the Carter Family's "Cannon Ball Blues," Flatt & Scruggs' "Don't Get Above Your Raisin'," and the Stanley Brothers' "I'm a Man of Constant Sorrow." There are more modern offerings presented as well by the likes of the O'Kanes, Patty Loveless, Ricky ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
The Best of Can't You Hear Me Callin': Bluegrass -- 80 Years of American Music is a single-disc culled from the found CD box set of the same name that was released in October of 2004. Featuring an eclectic selection of 18 tracks, beautifully represents the vast scope of the box set. Fans of the genre will be glad to have some of the more essential tunes from the Columbia/Sony label holdings like Grandpa Jones' "Mountain Dew," the Carter Family's "Cannon Ball Blues," Flatt & Scruggs' "Don't Get Above Your Raisin'," and the Stanley Brothers' "I'm a Man of Constant Sorrow." There are more modern offerings presented as well by the likes of the O'Kanes, Patty Loveless, Ricky Skaggs, the Dixie Chicks and Edgar Meyer with Béla Fleck and Mike Marshall.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/16/2004
  • Label: Sony Mod - Afw Line
  • UPC: 827969296523
  • Catalog Number: 92965
  • Sales rank: 127,782

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Don't Let Your Deal Go Down Blues - Charlie Poole & the North Carolina Ramblers (2:52)
  2. 2 Cannon Bell Blues - The Carter Family (2:54)
  3. 3 Great Speckle Bird - Roy Acuff (2:55)
  4. 4 Orange Blossom Special - Roy Hall & his Blue Ridge Entertainers (2:23)
  5. 5 Pretty Polly - Coon Creek Girls (2:50)
  6. 6 Poor Ellen Smith - The Cumberland Mountain Folks (2:40)
  7. 7 Can't You Hear Me Callin' - Bill Monroe (3:18)
  8. 8 I'm a Man of Constant Sorrow - Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys (2:57)
  9. 9 Don't Get Above Your Raising - Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs & The Foggy Mountain B (2:44)
  10. 10 Twin Banjo Special - Joe Maphis (2:12)
  11. 11 Cotton Mill Man - Jim & Jesse And the Virginia Boys (2:45)
  12. 12 Pretty Boy Floyd - The Byrds (2:35)
  13. 13 Mountain Dew - Grandpa Jones & Ramona (1:58)
  14. 14 Uncle Pen - Ricky Skaggs (2:25)
  15. 15 If I Could Be There - The O'Kanes (3:19)
  16. 16 Big Country - Mike Marshall (4:02)
  17. 17 Daniel Prayed - Patty Loveless (2:46)
  18. 18 Tortured, Tangled Hearts - Dixie Chicks (3:39)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lester Flatt Guitar, Vocals
Earl Scruggs Banjo
Ricky Skaggs Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals, Background Vocals
Ralph Stanley Banjo, Vocals
Clarence White Guitar
Mac Wiseman Guitar, Vocals
Roy Acuff Fiddle, Vocals
Ray Flacke Electric Guitar
John Hartford Banjo, Fiddle
Chris Hillman Mandolin
Patty Loveless Vocals
Joe Maphis Banjo
Edgar Meyer Bass
Gram Parsons Guitar
Jim Brock Fiddle
Roy Hall Guitar
Allen Shelton Banjo
Rose Lee Maphis Guitar
Chubby Wise Fiddle
Lou Reid Banjo, Vocal Harmony
Jesse McReynolds Mandolin, Vocals
Molly O'Day Banjo, Vocals
Mother Maybelle Carter Guitar, Vocals
Red Jones Bass
Kieran Kane Mandolin, Vocals
Bruce Bouton Steel Guitar
Harold Bradley Guitar
A.P. Carter Vocals
Sara Carter Guitar, Vocals
Jesse Chambers Bass
Lynn Davis Guitar, Vocals
Ray Edenton Rhythm Guitar
Béla Fleck Banjo
Emory Gordy Guitar
George Grantham Drums
Buddy Harman Drums
Bobby Hicks Fiddle
Byron House Bass
Rob Ickes Dobro
Everett Lilly Mandolin
Mike Marshall Guitar
Roger McGuinn Vocals
Jim McReynolds Guitar, Tenor (Vocal)
Mickey Merritt Piano
Ernie Newton Bass
Jamie O'Hara Guitar, Vocals
Charlie Poole Banjo, Vocals
Carmella Ramsey Background Vocals
Deanie Richardson Fiddle
Carter Stanley Guitar
Adam Steffey Mandolin
Clarence "Tater" Tate Bass
Roy Yeager Drums
Roy Huskey Jr. Bass
Rosie Ledford Guitar
Posey Rorer Fiddle
Tommy Magness Fiddle
James "Jimmie" Selph Steel Guitar
Jess Easterday Guitar
Jody Rainwater Bass
Jack Thompson Bass
Bryan Sutton Guitar
Natalie Maines Vocals
Emily Robison Banjo, Vocal Harmony
Richard Kane Fiddle
Lester Woodie Fiddle
Darrell "Pee Wee" Lambert Mandolin
Norman Woodlief Guitar
Cecil "Skeets" Williamson Fiddle
James "Slim" Martin Fiddle
Martie Maguire Fiddle, Vocal Harmony
Buddy Dooley Bass
Clato Buchanan Banjo
H.E. "Aytchie" Burns Bass
Bob Hopson Guitar
Technical Credits
Lester Flatt Composer
Bill Monroe Composer
Earl Scruggs Composer
Ricky Skaggs Producer
Ralph Stanley Composer
Marty Stuart Composer
Joe Maphis Composer
Woody Guthrie Composer
Edgar Meyer Producer
Dixie Chicks Producer
Art Satherley Producer
Kieran Kane Composer, Producer
A.P. Carter Composer
Lynn Davis Arranger
Béla Fleck Composer, Producer
Fred Foster Producer
Gregg Geller Producer
Emory Gordy Producer
Don Law Producer
Lloyd Maines Producer
Jamie O'Hara Producer
Charlie Poole Composer
Ervin T. Rouse Composer
Carter Stanley Composer
Gary Usher Producer
Vic Anesini Mastering
Josh Cheuse Art Direction
Ralph Peer Producer
Scotty Wiseman Composer
Natalie Maines Composer
M. Davis Arranger
Traditional Composer
Martie Maguire Composer
Tom Choi Packaging Manager
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