Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to 1946 and 1947

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Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to 1946 and 1947
Studio album by Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder
Released March 25, 2008
Genre Bluegrass music
Label Skaggs Family Records
Ricky Skaggs chronology
Salt of the Earth
(2007)
Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to 1946 and 1947
(2008)
Solo (Songs My Dad Loved)
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to 1946 and 1947 is an album by Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, released through Skaggs Family Records on March 25, 2008.[1] In 2009, the album won the group the Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album. This album provides as a tribute to the father of bluegrass music, Bill Monroe, along with other bluegrass pioneers, including Lester Flatt, and Earl Scruggs, who made a guest appearance on this album, at 85 years old when the project was recorded.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Goin' Back to Old Kentucky" 3:06
  2. "When You're Lonely" (Flatt) – 3:04
  3. "Toy Heart" – 3:31
  4. "It's Mighty Dark to Travel" – 3:05
  5. "Mother's Only Sleeping" – 3:12
  6. "Bluegrass Breakdown" – 2:55
  7. "Little Cabin Home on the Hill" (Flatt) – 3:15
  8. "Mansions for Me" – 3:28
  9. "Sweetheart You Done Me Wrong" (Flatt) – 2:56
  10. "Why Did You Wander" (Flatt) – 2:50
  11. "Remember the Cross" (Watts) – 3:00
  12. "The Old Crossroad" – 2:52

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Bluegrass Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 29
U.S. Billboard 200 191
U.S. Billboard Independent Albums 26

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