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Honoring the fathers of bluegrass : tribute to 1946 and 1947

Author: Ricky Skaggs; Earl Scruggs; Del McCoury; Kentucky Thunder (Musical group)
Publisher: Hendersonville, TN : Skaggs Family Records, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : Bluegrass music : Country music : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With their historic recordings of 1946 and '47, Monroe, Flatt, Scruggs, Wise, and Watts laid the foundation for the music as we know today. Ricky Skaggs recorded this tribute album to educate listeners about the history of bluegrass.

"It's a labor of love carried out with skill and warmth..."--Country Weekly.

"...Unmistakable integrity...admirably vivid."--New York Times.

"***1/2 out of four."--USA Today.

"The concept here is nothing short of brilliant and, as usual with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, the picking and singing are outstanding."--Billboard.

"Ricky Skaggs...breathe new life into time-honored classics."--Dirty Linen.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Bluegrass music
Country music
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
Music Type: Bluegrass music; Country music
All Authors / Contributors: Ricky Skaggs; Earl Scruggs; Del McCoury; Kentucky Thunder (Musical group)
OCLC Number: 212114512
Notes: Compact disc.
Lyrics, program notes and credits in insert laid in container.
Credits: Produced by Ricky Skaggs for Skaggs Place Productions.
Performer(s): Ricky Skaggs, vocals, mandolin, guitar ; Kentucky Thunder (Ben Helson, Paul Brewster, vocals, guitars ; Cody Kilby-Lea, guitar ; Andy Leftwich, fiddle ; Jim Mills, banjo ; Mark Fain bass).
Event notes: Recorded at Skaggs Place Recording Studio in Hendersonville, Tennessee.
Description: 1 sound disc (37 min., 14 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Goin' back to old Kentucky (with Earl Scruggs) (3:05) --
When you're lonely (3:03) --
Toy heart (3:31) --
It's mighty dark to travel (3:04) --
Mother's only sleeping (3:12) --
Bluegrass breakdown (2:54) --
Little cabin home on the hill (3:14) --
Mansions for me (3:29) --
Sweetheart you done me wrong (2:56) --
Why did you wander (2:50) --
Remember the cross (2:59) --
The old crossroad (with Del McCoury) (2:52).
Other Titles: Tribute to 1946 and 1947
Responsibility: Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder.

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With their historic recordings of 1946 and '47, Monroe, Flatt, Scruggs, Wise, and Watts laid the foundation for the music as we know today. Ricky Skaggs recorded this tribute album to educate listeners about the history of bluegrass.

"It's a labor of love carried out with skill and warmth..."--Country Weekly.

"...Unmistakable integrity...admirably vivid."--New York Times.

"***1/2 out of four."--USA Today.

"The concept here is nothing short of brilliant and, as usual with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, the picking and singing are outstanding."--Billboard.

"Ricky Skaggs...breathe new life into time-honored classics."--Dirty Linen.

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