Act I

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Act I
Studio album by The Seldom Scene
Released 1972
Recorded 1972
Genre Bluegrass, progressive bluegrass
Label Rebel
Producer Charles R. Freeland
The Seldom Scene chronology
Act I
Act II
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
This article is about the first album by The Seldom Scene. For the similarly named live album by Tarja see Act I: Live in Rosario

Act I is the first album by the progressive bluegrass band The Seldom Scene. It is regarded one of the best and most influential albums ever recorded in the genre.[2][3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Raised By The Railroad Line (Craft) 2:59
  2. Darling Corey (trad.) 3:43
  3. Want Of A Woman (Craft) 2:16
  4. Sweet Baby James (Taylor) 3:09
  5. Joshua (trad.) 2:41
  6. Will There Be Any Stars In My Crown (trad.) 3:11
  7. City Of New Orleans (Goodman) 3:02
  8. With Body And Soul (Stauffer) 3:57
  9. Summertime Is Past And Gone (Monroe) 2:13
  10. 500 Miles (West) 3:21
  11. Cannonball (trad.) 2:445
  12. What Am I Doing Hanging Around (Murphey) 2:53



  1. ^ Lankford, Jr., Ronnie D. (2011). "Act 1 - The Seldom Scene | AllMusic". Retrieved 2 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Album rewiew at
  3. ^ Album info on

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