The Columbus Stockade Blues: The Best of The '70s

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Raven's Columbus Stockade Blues: The Best of The '70s collects 30 tracks from Arthel "Doc" Watson and his son Merle's acclaimed recordings for Poppy and United Artists records in the '70s. Culled from the albums Memories, Live and Pickin', Then and Now and Two Days in November, Columbus Stockade Blues captures some of the duo's finest moments, including "If I Needed You," "Shady Grove," "Natural Born Gamblin' Man," "Bonaparte's Retreat," "Wild Bill Jones," and "Big Sandy/Leather Britches."
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Raven's Columbus Stockade Blues: The Best of The '70s collects 30 tracks from Arthel "Doc" Watson and his son Merle's acclaimed recordings for Poppy and United Artists records in the '70s. Culled from the albums Memories, Live and Pickin', Then and Now and Two Days in November, Columbus Stockade Blues captures some of the duo's finest moments, including "If I Needed You," "Shady Grove," "Natural Born Gamblin' Man," "Bonaparte's Retreat," "Wild Bill Jones," and "Big Sandy/Leather Britches."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/1/2010
  • Label: Raven [australia]
  • UPC: 612657031926
  • Catalog Number: 319
  • Sales rank: 9,047

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Bonaparte's Retreat - Merle Watson (2:02)
  2. 2 Milk Cow Blues - Merle Watson (2:16)
  3. 3 Bottle of Wine - Merle Watson (2:07)
  4. 4 Match Box Blues - Merle Watson (3:33)
  5. 5 If I Needed You - Merle Watson (2:36)
  6. 6 Rain Crow Bill - Merle Watson (1:33)
  7. 7 Walk On Boy - Merle Watson (2:47)
  8. 8 Doc's Rag - Merle Watson (1:46)
  9. 9 I'm Going Fishing - Merle Watson (2:41)
  10. 10 Poor Boy Blues - Merle Watson (2:22)
  11. 11 The Train That Carried My Girl From Town - Merle Watson (2:58)
  12. 12 Medley: Little Beggar Man/Old Joe Clark - Merle Watson (2:09)
  13. 13 Shady Grove - Merle Watson (2:41)
  14. 14 Wake Up, Little Maggie - Merle Watson (2:53)
  15. 15 Keep On the Sunny Side - Merle Watson (2:08)
  16. 16 Make Me a Pallet - Merle Watson (3:01)
  17. 17 Columbus Stockade - Merle Watson (3:16)
  18. 18 Double File and Salt Creek - Merle Watson (1:41)
  19. 19 Rambling Hobo - Merle Watson (1:53)
  20. 20 Darlin' Cory - Merle Watson (2:37)
  21. 21 Natural Born Gamblin' Man - Merle Watson (2:22)
  22. 22 Minglewood Blues - Merle Watson (2:59)
  23. 23 Stone Wall (Around My Heart) - Merle Watson (3:26)
  24. 24 I Ain't Going Honky-Tonkn' Anymore - Merle Watson (3:04)
  25. 25 Florida Blues - Merle Watson (1:44)
  26. 26 Dig a Little Deeper In the Well - Merle Watson (3:31)
  27. 27 Wild Bill Jones - Merle Watson (2:52)
  28. 28 Big Sandy/Leather Britches - Merle Watson (1:49)
  29. 29 Let the Cocaine Be - Merle Watson (2:30)
  30. 30 All I Have To Do is Dream - Merle Watson (2:45)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Doc Watson Primary Artist, Banjo, Guitar, Harmonica, Vocals
Norman Blake Dobro
Sam Bush Fiddle
Johnny Gimble Fiddle
Vassar Clements Fiddle
Chuck Cochran Piano
T. Michael Coleman Bass, Vocal Harmony
Jim Colvard Guitar
Garth Fundis Voices
Karl Himmel Drums
Jim Isbell Drums
Kenny Malone Percussion
Allen Reynolds Voices
Bobby Seymour Pedal Steel Guitar
Merle Watson Dulcimer, Banjo, Dobro, Guitar, Slide Guitar
Bob Wilson Piano
Joe Allen Bass
Technical Credits
Kokomo Arnold Composer
Blind Lemon Jefferson Composer
Jimmie Davis Composer
Mel Tillis Composer
Merle Travis Composer
Doc Watson Arranger, Composer
Tom Paxton Composer
Pee Wee King Composer
Redd Stewart Composer
Ernest Tubb Composer
Roger Bowling Composer
Felice Bryant Composer
Boudleaux Bryant Composer
Gaither Carlton Composer
A.P. Carter Composer
Jack Clement Producer
Chuck Cochran Producer
Garth Fundis Producer, Hands
Mitch Greenhill Producer
Noah Lewis Composer
Sonny Terry Composer
Townes Van Zandt Composer
Merle Watson Arranger, Producer
Keith Glass Liner Notes
Jim McGuire Cover Photo
Warren Barnett Mastering
Eva Sargent Composer
Jody Emerson Composer
Gary Garett Composer
Pat Twitty Composer
Traditional Composer
T. Atchison Composer
Billy Vaughan Producer
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