Big Bluegrass Special

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Big Bluegrass Special
Studio album by The Green River Boys & Glen Campbell
Released November 1962
Recorded Capitol Recording Studio,
Hollywood, CA
Genre Country
Length 32:57
Label Capitol Records
Producer Nick Venet
Glen Campbell chronology
Big Bluegrass Special
(1962)
Too Late to Worry - Too Blue to Cry
(1963)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Big Bluegrass Special is the début album by American singer-guitarist Glen Campbell, released in 1962 by Capitol Records.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side 1
  1. "Truck Driving Man" (Terry Fell) – 2:00
  2. "There's More Pretty Girls Than One" (Alton Delmore, Arthur Smith) – 2:55
  3. "Weary Lonesome Blues" (Alton Delmore) – 2:15
  4. "No Vacancy" (Merle Travis, Cliffie Stone) – 2:20
  5. "Rainin' on the Mountain" (Alton Delmore) – 2:22
  6. "Kentucky Means Paradise" (Merle Travis) – 2:35
Side 2
  1. "Brown's Ferry Blues" (Alton Delmore) – 2:33
  2. "Lonesome Jailhouse Blues" (Alton Delmore, Rabon Delmore) – 1:32
  3. "One Hundred Miles Away from Home" (Jerry Capehart, Glen Campbell, Nick Venet) – 3:10
  4. "This Old White Mule of Mine" (Bob Nolan) – 2:00
  5. "Poor Boy Lookin' for A Home" (Melvin Schmidt) – 2:10
  6. "Long Black Limousine" (Vern Stovall, Bobby George) – 3:00

Personnel[edit]

Music
Production
  • Nick Venet – producer
  • Jerry White – photography
  • John Johnson – producer (re-issue)
  • Glenn Meadows – remastering at Masterfonics, Nashville, TN

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard (United States)
Big Bluegrass Special did not chart.

Singles - Billboard (United States)

Year Single Hot Country Singles Hot 100 Easy Listening
1962 "Kentucky Means Paradise" 20 114 -

Release history[edit]

The 1996 CD reissue of Big Bluegrass Special included the bonus tracks "Divorce Me C.O.D" and "Dark As A Dungeon".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big Bluegrass Special". Allmusic. Retrieved October 31, 2012.