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  • Bill Monroe - RCA Country Legends (Full Album)

    12/23/2015 10:21:00 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 11, 2002 | Bill Monroe
    Bill Monroe - RCA Country Legends Track Listing 01. 0:00:00 Mule Skinner Blues 02. 0:02:43 No Letter in the Mail 03. 0:05:23 Cryin' Holy Unto the Lord 04. 0:07:53 Six White Horses 05. 0:10:55 Dog House Blues 06. 0:14:01 I Wonder If You Feel the Way I Do 07. 0:16:53 Katy Hill 08. 0:19:31 Tennessee Blues 09. 0:22:23 Shake My Mother's Hand For Me 10. 0:25:29 Were You There? 11. 0:28:19 Blue Yodel No. 7 (Anniversary Blue Yodel) 12. 0:31:13 The Coupon Song 13. 0:34:09 Orange Blossom Special 14. 0:36:43 Honky Tonk Swing 15. 0:30:13 In the Pines 16. 0:42:37...
  • Roy Acuff & the Smoky Mountain Boys 09/05/1971 【CGUBA107】

    12/22/2015 11:08:00 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | 09/05/1971 | Roy Acuff & the Smoky Mountain Boys
    Camp Springs BGF, Reidsville, NC. Song List: 01 - Wabash Cannonball 02 - Now Just a Friend 03 - Katy Hill 04 - Too Hot to Handle 05 - Mother Prays Loud in Her Sleep 06 - Fox Chase 07 - Indian Love Call 08 - Freight Train Blues 09 - Dobro Chimes 10 - Honolulu Blues 11 - The Great Speckled Bird 12 - Bluegrass Beakdown 13 - Truck Drivin' Man 14 - Redskin Gal 15 - I Saw the Light Musicians: ・Roy Acuff (Vocals) ・Charlie Collins (Guitar, Vocals) ・Brother Oswald (Dobro) ・Horny Wheeler (Harmonica) ・Earl Snead (Banjo, Vocals)...
  • Brother Oswald and Charlie Collins - That's Country (full album)

    12/20/2015 3:00:34 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1975 | Bashful Brother Oswald and Charlie Collins
    Brother Oswald and Charlie Collins - That's Country Bashful Brother Oswald and Charlie Collins bring us some of the finest country playing I've ever heard. Accompanied by Norman Blake and Sam Bush on mandolins, this is a must for any country lover! Side A: Nobody's Business - 00:00 Wabash Cannonball - 02:46 Saint Ann's Reel - 05:21 Why Not Confess? - 08:10 Remember Me - 10:02 Cora Is Gone - 13:58 I Like Mountain Music - 16:00 Whistling Rufus - 17:36 Side B: Columbus Stockade Blues - 20:19 Fort Smith - 22:46 Old John Henry - 25:30 Grey Eagle -...
  • Vintage Josh Graves with Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs

    11/22/2015 5:30:55 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 14 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jul 5, 2015 | WG Bader
    This random, motley set of Josh with Lester and Earl is for the true Josh junkie. Sound and image quality varies, because even the best '50s sources lack HD quality -- so, no apologies! The playing is topnotch, IMHO. A few songs don't have Josh on Dobro. Either he was "simply" playing fills, or he was playing bass. Regardless, he was always a joy to hear, or see.
  • The Lineup for Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2015 is here

    09/29/2015 7:42:25 AM PDT · by GSWarrior · 9 replies
    The Lin eup for Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2015 is out, and it's another killer array of artists sure to satisfy fans of a wide variety of genres. Seriously, hanging out in Golden Gate Park and seeing Charles Bradley, Neko Case, Angel Olsen, Jessica Pratt, Paul Weller, Robyn Hitchcock doing a million different things, and a special tribute to Big Star's Third, plus locals Fantastic Negrito, Sonny and The Sunsets, The Stone Foxes, and The Brothers Comatose (among many, many other bands)? Count us in. The free fest hits Golden Gate Park on October 2-4. Dig into the full lineup below.
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 14 Lineup Announced

    08/26/2014 10:57:29 AM PDT · by GSWarrior · 2 replies
    My favorite weekend of the year.....lots to choose from. It's all free. Great for lovers of all types of Americana music. 2014 Lineup.
  • Anderson Family Bluegrass - Harbor Of Love ;music: 3 min]

    03/21/2014 8:26:14 PM PDT · by virgil283 · 8 replies
    youtube ^ | Bill Monroe [lyrics]
    Bill Monroe Harbor Of Love lyrics - "There's coming a time on the great judgment morning When the Savior will welcome you home Will you be prepared for the journey to Heaven On the great ship that carries God's chosen ones home CHORUS Oh the water's so deep (oh the water's so deep) on the river of Jordan (on the river of Jordan) And the light shines so bright (and the light shines so bright) from the Heaven above (from the Heaven above) And the midnight has passed (and the midnight has passed) a new day is dawning (from...
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2013

    10/02/2013 1:43:00 PM PDT · by GSWarrior · 12 replies
    Click here for festival page/schedule
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival Is Back!

    10/03/2012 12:28:06 PM PDT · by GSWarrior · 39 replies
    List of performers
  • ** Bama Bluegrass//// Streaming audio///7pm-CST **

    09/01/2012 4:57:49 PM PDT · by djone · 4 replies
    WUAL-FM ^ | Tonight | Various
    Bama Bluegrass--'Lance Kinney is the host of this enduring show, which features artists from the Bluegrass and "old-time" country music scenes. .....Enjoy old and new bluegrass favorites with host (and self-described "burgeoning flatpicker") ......"Sawin on the Strings...Real Good Way to Lose...Sunset Trail...Old New Straightsville Moonshine Run...Paddy on the Turnpike...Bill Cheathum".....'
  • Folk musician Doc Watson dies in NC hospital at 89 (Another great one gone!)

    05/29/2012 6:34:16 PM PDT · by NCDragon · 33 replies ^ | May 29, 2012 | MARTHA WAGGONER
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Doc Watson, the Grammy-award winning folk musician whose lightning-fast style of flatpicking influenced guitarists around the world for more than a half-century, died Tuesday at a hospital in Winston-Salem, according to a hospital spokeswoman and his manager. He was 89. Watson, who was blind from age 1, recently had abdominal surgery that resulted in his hospitalization. Arthel "Doc" Watson's mastery of flatpicking helped make the case for the guitar as a lead instrument in the 1950s and 1960s, when it was often considered a backup for the mandolin, fiddle or banjo. His fast playing could intimidate other...
  • Doc Watson, 89, in critical condition in hospital

    05/24/2012 9:36:29 PM PDT · by South40 · 62 replies
    Winston-Salem Journal ^ | 5/24/2012 | Monte Mitchell
    Guitar master and singer Doc Watson was listed in critical condition Thursday at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center after a fall at his home in Deep Gap earlier this week. Watson's daughter, Nancy, said in a telephone interview that Watson fell Monday. She said he didn't break any bones but that he's "real sick."
  • Chinese Bluegrass: (Guitar, Banjo too)

    05/19/2012 5:36:01 AM PDT · by Bikkuri · 55 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 9, 2008 | Mei Han's Red Chamber with John Reischman and the Jaybirds
    (Chinese Bluegrass (REDGRASS): Red Chamber 紅庭, Jaybirds) A very nice mix of Bluegrass (banjo and guitar included) with Oriental instruments :) Give it a listen, you may be surprised :)
  • Doug Dillard Dead: Bluegrass Banjo Great Dies at 75

    05/17/2012 9:05:24 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 30 replies
    The Boot ^ | May 16, 2012 | Stephen L. Betts
    Banjo player and TV performer Doug Dillard, who gained fame for his appearances on "The Andy Griffith Show" with musical group the Dillards (known on the TV series as the "Darlings") has died following a lengthy illness. A family spokesperson tells The Boot that Dillard was taken to a Nashville emergency room on Wednesday night (May 16) and died shortly thereafter. Doug Dillard was born in Salem, Mo., in 1937 and was playing guitar by age 5. He received his first banjo as a teenager and soon began performing with various bands on radio and TV. He had been encouraged...
  • Laurie Niles Chris Thile's mandolin concerto comes to life

    04/29/2012 8:52:59 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 16 replies ^ | January 27, 2010 | Laurie Niles
    "It took Bach for me to figure out there was something mighty and substantial in classical music," Thile said before the concert, sitting with mandolin in hand, his left foot resting over his right, alongside conductor Jeffrey Kahane. "It always seemed to me that it wasn't grooving which is very simplistic. It grooves, in a different way. To me, it was a revelation; it was mesmerizing to my core." The desire to learn Bach's solo Sonatas and Partitas for violin pushed Thile to teach himself to read music, he said, as learning Bach by ear "was slow-going."
  • Earl Scruggs, Central Figure of Bluegrass, Dead at 88

    03/28/2012 5:51:56 PM PDT · by ArtDodger · 45 replies ^ | March 28, 2012 | Chris Willman
    Legendary banjo picker Earl Scruggs, one of the pioneering figures of bluegrass music, has died at 88. "The Essential Earl Scruggs"Scruggs reached his highest level of fame in the 1960s when he and partner Lester Flatt recording the theme song for The Beverly Hillbillies, which became a beloved weekly staple in living rooms that wouldn't think of ever putting on a bluegrass record, as well as a No. 1 smash on the not usually so rootsy Billboard country chart. But his stardom continued to give him a healthy touring career to the very end, especially at roots-music gatherings like the...
  • Earl Scruggs (1924-2012)

    03/28/2012 5:09:15 PM PDT · by Dysart · 18 replies
    Country and bluegrass pioneer Earl Scruggs has passed away in a Nashville hospital at the age of 88. Scruggs was born in Shelby, NC and started playing the banjo at the age of four, an instrument that would fill his days during the depression and after his father died. Originally, he played using two fingers but, by the age of ten, he had evolved to a three-finger style that would eventually revolutionize bluegrass music and become known as "Scruggs Style Picking." Scruggs started his professional career in 1945 with Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys but, in 1948, he left Monroe's...
  • Bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs dies at age 88

    03/28/2012 5:09:53 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 69 replies
    AP - google hosted ^ | 28 March 2012 | Chris Talbott
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Bluegrass legend and banjo pioneer Earl Scruggs, who teamed helped profoundly change country music with Bill Monroe and later with guitarist Lester Flatt, has died. He was 88. Scruggs' son Gary said his father passed away Wednesday morning at a Nashville, Tenn., hospital. Gary Scruggs said his father died of natural causes. The elder Scruggs was an innovator who pioneered modern banjo sound. His use of three fingers rather than the clawhammer style elevated the banjo from a part of the rhythm section or a comedian's prop to a lead instrument.
  • Sleepy Man Banjo Boys

    11/11/2011 2:37:18 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 22 replies
    YOUTUBE ^ | Nov 11,2011 | swampsniper
    These kids are great!
  • Hardly Strictly Bluegrass fest to honor Hazel Dickens

    09/27/2011 11:04:40 AM PDT · by GSWarrior · 3 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 9/25/11 | Sam Whiting
    On the final day of the 10th anniversary of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Hazel Dickens, the festival's spiritual leader, stood on the Banjo Stage and told the audience that she thought it wouldn't even make its first anniversary. If Emmylou Harris is the face of Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Dickens was the heart. Onstage, she never minded teasing private equity investor Hellman, and he never minded the teasing.