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Nashville at Newport
     

Nashville at Newport

 
Nashville at Newport chronicles the legendary folk festival's gradual acceptance of country music by gathering a total of 31 Newport performances by country artists from 1963 to 1968. The disc opens with one song apiece from Jimmie Driftwood, Mother Maybelle Carter, and

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Nashville at Newport chronicles the legendary folk festival's gradual acceptance of country music by gathering a total of 31 Newport performances by country artists from 1963 to 1968. The disc opens with one song apiece from Jimmie Driftwood, Mother Maybelle Carter, and Ramblin' Jack Elliott. Next come several songs each by Hazel Dickens and Kirk McGee. Then there are extended sets (at least six songs) by Ike Everly and his son Don (of the Everly Brothers), Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys, and Johnny Cash. Although the recording quality is sometimes not quite up to par, the performances are excellent, and the historical value of the music is undeniable.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/05/1995
Label:
Vanguard Records
UPC:
0015707701624
catalogNumber:
77016
Rank:
105535

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Bashful Brother Oswald   Dobro
Roy Acuff   Fiddle,Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Johnny Cash   Acoustic Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Hazel Dickens   Vocals,Track Performer,Upright Bass
Pete Seeger   Track Performer
Don Everly   Rhythm Guitar,Track Performer
Sam McGee   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Mother Maybelle Carter   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Jimmie Driftwood   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer
Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith   Track Performer
Ramblin' Jack Elliott   Track Performer
Alice Gerrard   Track Performer
Marshall Grant   Bass
David Grisman   Mandolin
Smiley Hobbs   Banjo
Tex Logan   Fiddle
Kirk McGee   Banjo,Vocals,Track Performer
Larry McNeely   Banjo
Luther Perkins   Electric Guitar
Jimmy Riddle   Harmonica,Piano
Fiddlin' Arthur Smith   Fiddle
Jackie Phelps   Electric Guitar
Charlie Collins   Acoustic Guitar
Ike Everly   Guitar,Vocals,Track Performer

Technical Credits

Lead Belly   Composer
Johnny Cash   Composer
Mary Katherine Aldin   Producer,Liner Notes
A.P. Carter   Composer
Carter Stanley   Composer
Captain Jeff Zaraya   Engineer
Gary Garett   Composer

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