The Bristol Sessions: The Big Bang of Country Music 1927-1928

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/31/2012
  • Label: Jsp Records
  • UPC: 788065715625
  • Catalog Number: 77156
  • Sales rank: 146,449

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Don't Grieve After Me - Ernest Phipps & His Holiness Quartet (3:14)
  2. 2 I Want To Go Where Jesus is - Ernest Phipps & His Holiness Quartet (2:59)
  3. 3 Old Time Corn Shuckin', Pt. 1 - The Blue Ridge Corn Shuckers (2:57)
  4. 4 Old Time Corn Shuckin', Pt. 2 - The Blue Ridge Corn Shuckers (3:29)
  5. 5 Walking In the Way With Jesus - Blind Alfred Reed (3:05)
  6. 6 The Wreck of the Virginian - Blind Alfred Reed (2:59)
  7. 7 I Am Bound For the Promised Land - Alfred G. Karnes (3:15)
  8. 8 Where We'll Never Grow Old - Alfred G. Karnes (3:20)
  9. 9 Are You Washed In the Blood? - Ernest V. Stoneman & His Dixie Mountaineers (3:22)
  10. 10 Sweeping Through the Gates - Ernest V. Stoneman & His Dixie Mountaineers (3:08)
  11. 11 Pretty Polly - B.F. Shelton (4:31)
  12. 12 Darling Cora - B.F. Shelton (3:52)
  13. 13 Standing On the Promises - Tennessee Mountaineers (2:42)
  14. 14 At the River - Tennessee Mountaineers (2:53)
  15. 15 The Longest Train I Ever Saw - The Tenneva Ramblers (3:07)
  16. 16 Sweet Heaven When I Die - The Tenneva Ramblers (3:03)
  17. 17 Greasy String - West Virginia Coonhunters (2:51)
  18. 18 Your Blue Eyes Run Me Crazy - West Virginia Coonhunters (3:18)
  19. 19 The Newmarket Wreck - Mr. & Mrs. J.W. Baker (3:02)
  20. 20 On the Banks of the Sunny Tennessee - Mr. & Mrs. J.W. Baker (3:11)
  21. 21 Billy Grimes the Rover - The Shelor Family (2:47)
  22. 22 Big Bend Gal - The Shelor Family (2:48)
  23. 23 Henry Whitter's Fox Chase - Henry Whitter (3:12)
  24. 24 Rain Crow Bill - Henry Whitter (3:01)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Remember Me, O Mighty One - Alcoa Quartet (3:00)
  2. 2 I'm Redeemed - Alcoa Quartet (3:09)
  3. 3 Mountaineer's Courtship - Irma Frost (2:49)
  4. 4 Whip-Poor-Will's Song - Uncle Eck Dunford (2:59)
  5. 5 The Soldier's Poor Little Boy - The Johnson Brothers (2:43)
  6. 6 Just a Message From Carolina - The Johnson Brothers (3:11)
  7. 7 Do, Lord, Remember Me - Ernest Phipps & His Holiness Quartet (3:14)
  8. 8 Old Ship of Zion - Ernest Phipps & His Holiness Quartet (3:08)
  9. 9 Pot Licker Blues - El Watson (2:52)
  10. 10 When They Ring the Golden Bells - Alfred G. Karnes (3:07)
  11. 11 To the Work - Alfred G. Karnes (3:00)
  12. 12 Skip To Ma Lou, My Darling - Uncle Eck Dunford (2:53)
  13. 13 Barney McCoy - Uncle Eck Dunford (2:54)
  14. 14 I Mean To Live For Jesus - Blind Alfred Reed (3:01)
  15. 15 You Must Unload - Blind Alfred Reed (3:05)
  16. 16 Train On the Island - J. P. Nester (3:03)
  17. 17 Black-Eyed Susie - J. P. Nester (2:58)
  18. 18 The Resurrection - Ernest V. Stoneman & His Dixie Mountaineers (3:17)
  19. 19 I Am Resolved - Ernest V. Stoneman & His Dixie Mountaineers (3:02)
  20. 20 Dying Girl's Farewell - E.K. Brewer (3:07)
  21. 21 Tell Mother I Will Meet Her - E.K. Brewer (2:58)
  22. 22 Suzanna Gal - Dad Blackard's Moonshiners (3:14)
  23. 23 Sandy River Belle - Dad Blackard's Moonshiners (3:32)
  24. 24 Johnny Goodwin - Bull Mountain Moonshiners (2:55)
  25. 25 Miss Liza, Poor Gal - The Tenneva Ramblers (2:40)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Jesus is Getting Us Ready For That Great Day - Ernest Phipps & His Holiness Singers (3:15)
  2. 2 Happy In Prison - Ernest Phipps & His Holiness Singers (3:19)
  3. 3 I Know My Name is There - Ernest V. Stoneman & His Dixie Mountaineers (3:06)
  4. 4 No More Good-Byes - Ernest V. Stoneman & His Dixie Mountaineers (2:46)
  5. 5 The Jealous Sweetheart - The Johnson Brothers (3:14)
  6. 6 Two Brothers Are We (From East Tennessee) - The Johnson Brothers (2:53)
  7. 7 What Will I Do, For My Money's All Gone - Uncle Eck Dunford (3:23)
  8. 8 Cold Penitentiary Blues - B.F. Shelton (3:30)
  9. 9 O Molly Dear - B.F. Shelton (3:04)
  10. 10 Called To the Foreign Field - Alfred G. Karnes (3:12)
  11. 11 Do Not Wait 'til I'm Laid Beneath the Clay - Alfred G. Karnes (2:59)
  12. 12 If the Light Has Gone Out In Your Soul - Ernest Phipps & His Holiness Singers (3:03)
  13. 13 Bright Tomorrow - Ernest Phipps & His Holiness Singers (2:56)
  14. 14 Days of My Childhood Plays - Alfred G. Karnes (2:42)
  15. 15 We Shall All Be Reunited - Alfred G. Karnes (3:01)
  16. 16 I Truly Understand, You Love Another Man - Shortbuckle Roark & Family (2:53)
  17. 17 My Mother's Hands - Shortbuckle Roark & Family (3:16)
  18. 18 The Broken Hearted Lover - The Stoneman Family (2:38)
  19. 19 We Parted By the Riverside - The Stoneman Family (3:08)
  20. 20 Angeline the Baker - Uncle Eck Dunford (2:48)
  21. 21 Old Shoes and Leggin's - Uncle Eck Dunford (3:08)
  22. 22 Down To Jordan and Be Saved - The Stoneman Family (2:56)
  23. 23 There's a Light Lit Up In Galilee - The Stoneman Family (2:46)
  24. 24 My Name is Ticklish Reuben - Smyth County Ramblers (2:45)
  25. 25 Way Down In Alabama - Smyth County Ramblers (2:43)
Disc 4
  1. 1 A Little Talk With Jesus - Ernest Phipps & His Congregation (2:51)
  2. 2 Went Up In the Clouds of Heaven - Ernest Phipps & His Congregation (2:45)
  3. 3 I Know That Jesus Set Me Free - Ernest Phipps & His Congregation (2:45)
  4. 4 Shine On Me - Ernest Phipps & His Congregation (3:05)
  5. 5 Where is My Mama - Carolina Twins (3:02)
  6. 6 When You Go a Courtin' - Carolina Twins (2:36)
  7. 7 I Sat Upon the River Bank - Carolina Twins (2:53)
  8. 8 Mr Brown Here I Come - Carolina Twins (2:57)
  9. 9 Going Up the Mountain After Liquor, Pt. 1 - The Stoneman Family (2:43)
  10. 10 Going Up the Mountain After Liquor, Pt. 2 - The Stoneman Family (3:07)
  11. 11 The Spanish Merchant's Daughter - The Stoneman Family (3:16)
  12. 12 Too Late - The Stoneman Family (3:30)
  13. 13 New Orleans is the Town I Like Best - Carolina Twins (2:26)
  14. 14 She Tells Me That I Am Sweet - Carolina Twins (2:40)
  15. 15 Goodnight, Darling - Clarence Greene (2:35)
  16. 16 Little Bunch of Roses - Clarence Greene (2:44)
  17. 17 My Mother is Waiting For Me In Heaven Above - The Smith Brothers (2:58)
  18. 18 She Has Climbed the Golden Stairs - The Smith Brothers (3:34)
  19. 19 I Cannot Be Your Sweetheart - Howard & Peak (2:47)
  20. 20 Three Black Sheep - Howard & Peak (3:28)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Blind Alfred Reed Fiddle, Vocals
Ernest V. Stoneman Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals, Dialogue
Jim Baker Guitar
Gwen Foster Guitar, Vocals, yodeling
Roland Johnson Fiddle
Uncle Eck Dunford Fiddle, Guitar, Vocals, Dialogue, Spoken Word
Claude Grant Guitar, Vocals
Jack Grant Banjo, Mandolin
Jack Pierce Fiddle, Vocals
Claude Slagle Banjo
Henry Whitter Harmonica, Soloist
B.F. Shelton Banjo, Vocals
El Watson Harmonica
Ernest Phipps Fiddle, Vocals
George Stoneman Banjo
Hattie Stoneman Fiddle, Mandolin, Vocals
Norman Edmonds Fiddle
Kahle Brewer Fiddle, Vocals
Iver Edwards Ukulele
J.E. Green Fiddle
Ancil McVay Mandolin
Charles Peak Guitar, Vocals
Howard Green Guitar
Bolen Frost Banjo
W.B. Hitch Bass (Vocal)
Shirley Jones Guitar
Alfred G. Karnes Vocals, Hand Clapping, Harp Guitar
Walter Mooney Vocals
J.L. Wells Baritone (Vocal)
Clarence Greene Guitar, Vocals
Roosevelt Smith Autoharp, Vocals
Pyrhus Shelor Fiddle
Robert Roark Vocals
Joe Blackard Banjo, Vocals
Jesse T. Shelor Fiddle
William McReynolds Banjo
Paul Johnson Banjo, Guitar, Steel Guitar, Vocals
Oda Roark Vocals
Malcolm Warley Guitar, Vocals
James Preston Nester Banjo, Vocals
James Howard Fiddle, Vocals
Eula Johnson Banjo
Ethel Baker Piano
David O. Fletcher Guitar, Vocals, yodeling
Clarice Blackard Piano, Vocal Harmony
Charlie Greer Guitar
Charles McReynolds Fiddle
Charles Johnson Guitar
Carl Cruise Guitar, Vocals
Bill Deane Vocals
Flora Baker Autoharp, Vocals
George Roark Sr. Banjo, Vocals
George Roark Jr. Vocals
Ivor Edwards Harmonica, Ukulele
J.M. "Jim" Baker Vocals
William Smith Guitar, Vocals
Weldon "Jack" Reedy Banjo
W.B. Boyles Fiddle
Technical Credits
Ernest V. Stoneman Duet
Ernest Phipps Duet
A.G. Baker Vocal Group
Nora Byrley Vocal Group
Minnie Phipps Vocal Group
Irma Frost Duet
Roosevelt Smith Duet
Flora Baker Duet
J.M. "Jim" Baker Duet
William Smith Duet
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