Essential Bluegrass Album

The Essential Bluegrass Album

by Osborne Brothers
     
 

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The Essential Bluegrass Album features 24 of the finest songs Mac Wiseman and the Osborne Brothers recorded together in the '60s and '70s. Instead of adhering to the rigid traditionalism of Bill Monroe, the Osbornes and Wiseman open the music up, bringing in a drummer and elements of

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The Essential Bluegrass Album features 24 of the finest songs Mac Wiseman and the Osborne Brothers recorded together in the '60s and '70s. Instead of adhering to the rigid traditionalism of Bill Monroe, the Osbornes and Wiseman open the music up, bringing in a drummer and elements of Western swing, Tex-Mex and traditional country. It's an excellent collection, epitomizing the best of progressive bluegrass in the '60s and '70s.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/29/2003
Label:
Cmh Records
UPC:
0027297849020
catalogNumber:
8490
Rank:
170208

Tracks

  1. Midnight Flyer
  2. Shackels and Chains
  3. Four Walls Around Me
  4. I'm a Stranger Here
  5. You're the Girl of My Dreams
  6. Family Bible
  7. Mother Maybelle
  8. Poison Love
  9. Take Me Back to Renfro Valley
  10. Mountain Fever
  11. 'tis Sweet to Be Remembered
  12. Keep on the Sunny Side
  13. It's Goodbye and So Long to You
  14. Shenandoah Waltz
  15. I'll Still Write Your Name in the Sand
  16. Pins and Needles (In My Heart)
  17. Are You Coming Back to Me
  18. The Bluebirds Are Singing for Me
  19. Old Brush Arbors
  20. Don't Let Your Sweet Love Die
  21. Travelin' This Lonesome Road
  22. I Wonder How the Old Folks Are at Home
  23. I've Always Wanted to Sing (In Renfro Valley)
  24. Little White Chruch

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Osborne Brothers   Primary Artist,Track Performer
Jerry Douglas   Dobro
Josh Graves   Dobro
Mac Wiseman   Rhythm Guitar,Vocals,Soloist
Buddy Spicher   Fiddle
Jim Brock   Bass
Blaine Sprouse   Fiddle
Ray Edenton   Guitar,Rhythm Guitar
Bobby Osborne   Mandolin,Drums,Vocals
Sonny Osborne   Banjo,Vocals,Background Vocals
Benny Birchfield   Vocals,Background Vocals,Hi String
Jimmy D. Brock   Bass
Wynn Osborne   Banjo

Technical Credits

Mac Wiseman   Composer
Joe Maphis   Composer
Willie Nelson   Composer
Claude Gray   Composer
Rose Lee Maphis   Composer
Clyde Moody   Composer
Chubby Wise   Composer
Walt Breeland   Composer
Paul Buskirk   Composer
A.P. Carter   Composer
Jack Linneman   Engineer
Sonny Osborne   Producer
Woody Woodward   Art Direction
John Lair   Composer
Robin Wrathall   Art Direction
Ken Harding   Composer
M. Christian   Arranger
Ron Rae   Liner Notes
Darrell Edwards   Composer
Gary Garett   Composer
Karrie M. Miller   Graphic Design
R. "Eek-A-Mouse" Hylton   Composer
Floyd Jenkins   Composer
J. Lair   Composer

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