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Big Country Blue Grass: The Boys In Hats & Ties
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performed by Jeff Michael, fl. 2000, Teresa Sells, Johnny Williams, 1906-, Lynwood Lunsford, Tommy Sells, fl. 1980 and Alan Mastin, Big Country Blue Grass (Rebel, 2010), 39 mins, 15 page(s)
performed by Jeff Michael, fl. 2000, Teresa Sells, Johnny Williams, 1906-, Lynwood Lunsford, Tommy Sells, fl. 1980 and Alan Mastin, Big Country Blue Grass (Rebel, 2010), 39 mins, 15 page(s)
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Progressive Bluegrass, Vol. 3
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(Folkways Records, 1965), 44 mins
Of banjo innovator Roger Sprung, Alan Lomax wrote, "Bluegrass emerged fifty years after New Orleans' hot music as mountaineers' answer to jazz. It seems to me that Sprung has taken a logical and exciting step...by tastefully adding jazz instruments to the bluegrass ensemble and giving bluegrass an exciting swing....
(Folkways Records, 1965), 44 mins
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Country Songs, Old and New
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produced by John Duffey (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 46 mins
Old and New demonstrates how the original Country Gentlemen helped define modern bluegrass. The reissue of their first album presents one of the most successful and influential bluegrass bands. Recorded in 1959. 44 minutes. "(4 stars)" — Country on Compact Disc: The Essential Guide to the Music "(4 stars)...
produced by John Duffey (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 46 mins
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Progressive Bluegrass and Other Instrumentals - Vol. 1
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(Folkways Records, 1963), 36 mins
Known as "The Father of East Coast Bluegrass," Roger Sprung was born in Manhattan in 1930. The variety of music he encountered in New York informs his banjo playing as he incorporates jazz, old time dance tunes, and the syncopations of Civil War-era fingerpicking. Doc Watson accompanies him on this album.
(Folkways Records, 1963), 36 mins
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Progressive Ragtime Bluegrass - Vol. 2
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(Folkways Records, 1964), 43 mins
This second album from Roger Sprung stretches the boundary of the bluegrass style and repertoire even farther with its selection of rags, fiddle tunes, and even the Greek melody "Misirlou" and an instrumental version of "Puff the Magic Dragon." On this recording, Sprung's band includes Jody Stecher on mandolin an...
(Folkways Records, 1964), 43 mins
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Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys, 1971-1973, Disc 2
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produced by Charles R. Freeland, 1938-2014; performed by Ralph Stanley, 1927-2016, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys (Rebel, 1995), 57 mins
produced by Charles R. Freeland, 1938-2014; performed by Ralph Stanley, 1927-2016, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys (Rebel, 1995), 57 mins
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Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys, 1971-1974, Disc 4
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produced by Charles R. Freeland, 1938-2014; performed by Ralph Stanley, 1927-2016, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys (Rebel, 1995), 1 hour 8 mins
produced by Charles R. Freeland, 1938-2014; performed by Ralph Stanley, 1927-2016, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys (Rebel, 1995), 1 hour 8 mins
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Vol. 4: Going Back to the Blue Ridge Mountains
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(Folkways Records, 1973), 47 mins

Washington DC’s The Country Gentleman bring together a collection of classic Bluegrass songs from the Blue Ridge Mountains. The album compiles a mix of both fast energetic songs and slow ballads that reflect the wide repertoire of The Country Gentlemen and the styles of Bluegrass. The Country Gentleman performed...

(Folkways Records, 1973), 47 mins
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Lost & Found: Down on Sawmill Road
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performed by Allen Mills, Dempsey Young and Gene Parker, The Lost & Found (Rebel, 2010), 39 mins, 14 page(s)
performed by Allen Mills, Dempsey Young and Gene Parker, The Lost & Found (Rebel, 2010), 39 mins, 14 page(s)
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