On the Road (The Country Gentlemen album)

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On the Road
Live album by Country Gentlemen
Released 1963, reissued in 2001
Recorded 1961-1963
Genre Bluegrass, progressive bluegrass
Length 61:00
Label Smithsonian Folkways
Producer D.A. Sonneborn, Daniel Sheey
Country Gentlemen chronology
Bluegrass at Carnegie Hall
On the Road
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

On the Road is a live album by the bluegrass band Country Gentlemen, recorded in 1963. It continues to offer some of the best collection of songs by the first classic lineup of the group. The album originally contained 13 songs, selection from 2 concerts in 1962 and 1963. In 2001, the Smithsonian Folkways re-released the album as a CD with 6 bonus tracks, recorded at Carnegie Hall on September 16, 1961.The album offers blend of folk and bluegrass music, while expanding compositions of Bill Monroe, Ralph Stanley as well as traditional songs to the more progressive bluegrass sound.[1][2][3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Handsome Molly" (Duffey, Kuyekendall) 2:59
  2. "The Sunny Side of Life" (Bolick) 2:33
  3. "Poor Ellen Smith" (Davis, trad.) 2:28
  4. "Long Black Veil" (Dill, Wilkin) 4:10
  5. "Grandfather's Clock" (Adcock, Work) 3:14
  6. "Ain't Got No Home" (Henry) 3:48
  7. "Heartaches" (Adcock, Hofmann, Klenner) 2:51
  8. "Little Glass of Wine" (Stanley) 3:38
  9. "Walking in Jerusalem" (Duffey) 2:22
  10. "I Am a Pilgrim" (trad.) 3:00
  11. "A Letter to Tom" (Duffey) 3:47
  12. "Raw Hide" (Monroe) 3:00
  13. "Blue Ridge Mountain Blues" (trad.) 2:59
  14. "I Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow" (trad.) 2:51
  15. "A Letter to Tom" (trad.) 3:28
  16. "John Hardy" (trad.) 3:08
  17. "The Fields Have Turned Brown" (Duffey) 4:06
  18. "These Men of God" (Adcock, Carter, Ledbetter) 2:57
  19. "Little Sparrow" (Duffey) 3:47



  1. ^ a b Jurek, Thom. "Allmusic review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
  2. ^ "Smithsonian Folkways - On The Road (And More) - Country Gentlemen". Folkways.si.edu. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
  3. ^ "BARNES & NOBLE | On the Road by SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS, The Country Gentlemen". Music.barnesandnoble.com. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 

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