Ancient Tones

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Ancient Tones
Ricky Skaggs Ancient Tones cover.jpg
Studio album by Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder
Released January 26, 1999
Genre Bluegrass music
Length 41:20
Label Skaggs Family Records
Ricky Skaggs chronology
Bluegrass Rules!
(1997)
Ancient Tones
(1999)
Soldier of the Cross
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Ancient Tones is an album by Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, released through Skaggs Family Records on January 26, 1999.[1] In 2000, the album won the group the Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Walls of Time" (Monroe, Rowan) – 4:18
  2. "Lonesome Night" (Stanley) – 3:32
  3. "How Mountain Girls Can Love" (Rakes, Stanley) – 2:00
  4. "Mighty Dark to Travel" (Monroe) – 2:35
  5. "Carolina Mountain Home" (Scarborough, Wright) – 2:08
  6. "Connemara" (Skaggs) – 3:11
  7. "Coal Minin' Man" (Mills) – 3:51
  8. "I Believed in You Darlin'" (Monroe) – 3:00
  9. "Pig in a Pen" (traditional) – 1:58
  10. "Give Us Rain" (Foster) – 3:54
  11. "Boston Boy" (traditional) – 2:30
  12. "Little Bessie" (traditional) – 8:23

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 46

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ancient Tones". Allmusic. Retrieved August 2, 2010. 

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