Ultimate Collection: Live at the Ryman

Ultimate Collection: Live at the Ryman

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by Earl Scruggs
     
 

Earl Scruggs first stepped onto the legendary Ryman Auditorium stage in 1945 as one of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys. His signature three-fingered banjo style would go on to influence countless musicians in the years to come, cementing him as a legend in his own right. In 2007, at the age of 83, Scruggs took the stage again, this time with family and friends who… See more details below

Overview

Earl Scruggs first stepped onto the legendary Ryman Auditorium stage in 1945 as one of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys. His signature three-fingered banjo style would go on to influence countless musicians in the years to come, cementing him as a legend in his own right. In 2007, at the age of 83, Scruggs took the stage again, this time with family and friends who included Rob Ickes (dobro), Randy Scruggs (guitar, vocals), John Jorgenson (mandolin, guitar, clarinet, vocals), Jon Randall (guitar vocals), Gary Scruggs (bass, vocals), Hoot Hester (fiddle, vocals), and John Gardner (drums) to record Ultimate Collection: Live at the Ryman for Rounder Records. Boasting 18 tracks that include perennial favorites like "Foggy Mountain Breakdown," "Lonesome Ruben," "Ballad of Jed Clampett," "Soldier's Joy," "In the Pines," and "Earl's Breakdown," it's not surprising that Scruggs hasn't lost a beat, as he's been tearing through most of these songs for well over 50 years. While 2005's Essential Earl Scruggs remains the best entry point into this bluegrass icon's impressive canon of songs, it would be hard not to want to delve deeper into the man's history after an evening spent with him at the Ryman.

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Product Details

Release Date:
11/18/2008
Label:
Rounder / Umgd
UPC:
0011661061828
catalogNumber:
610618
Rank:
88187

Tracks

  1. Salty Dog Blues  - Earl Scruggs
  2. Borrowed Love  - Earl Scruggs
  3. Earl's Breakdown  - Earl Scruggs
  4. Streamlined Cannonball  - Earl Scruggs
  5. You Ain't Goin' Nowhere  - Earl Scruggs
  6. Soldier's Joy  - Earl Scruggs
  7. In The Pines  - Earl Scruggs
  8. Doin' My Time  - Earl Scruggs
  9. Sittin' On Top Of The World  - Earl Scruggs
  10. Sally Gooding  - Earl Scruggs
  11. Foggy Mountain Rock  - Earl Scruggs
  12. You Are My Flower  - Earl Scruggs
  13. Bound In Jail All Night Long  - Earl Scruggs
  14. Black Mountain Blues  - Earl Scruggs
  15. Step It Up And Go  - Earl Scruggs
  16. Ballad Of Jed Clampett  - Earl Scruggs
  17. Foggy Mountain Breakdown  - Earl Scruggs
  18. Lonesome Ruben  - Earl Scruggs

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Earl Scruggs   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Banjo,Vocals
John Jorgenson   Clarinet,Mandolin,Electric Guitar,Vocals
John Gardner   Drums
Hoot Hester   Fiddle,Vocals
Rob Ickes   Dobro
Gary Scruggs   Bass,Vocals
Randy Scruggs   Acoustic Guitar,Vocals
Jon Randall   Acoustic Guitar,Vocals

Technical Credits

Earl Scruggs   Composer
Roy Acuff   Composer
Dwight Yoakam   Composer
Bob Dylan   Composer
John McEuen   Composer
Walter Vinson   Composer
Jimmie Skinner   Composer
Scott Billington   Art Direction
A.P. Carter   Composer
Don Cobb   Mastering
Gary Scruggs   Composer,Producer,Audio Production
Randy Scruggs   Composer,Producer,Audio Production
Eddie Stubbs   Liner Notes
Mark Thomas   Monitor Engineer
Jay Orr   Liner Notes
Wiley Morris   Composer
Zeke Morris   Composer
Senor McGuire   Cover Photo
Kevin McGinty   Engineer
Gladys Stacey   Composer
Lonnie Carter   Composer
Louise Certain   Composer
Eric Conn   Mastering
Traditional   Composer
David Schenk   Tray Photo
Paul Henning   Composer
Burkett Graves   Composer

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