Early Dawg

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Early Dawg
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Live album by David Grisman
Released 1964
Recorded 1964
Genre Progressive bluegrass, Jazz
Label Sugar Hill Records
Producer David Grisman
David Grisman chronology
The Even Dozen Jug Band
Early Dawg
Earth Opera
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Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Early Dawg is the debut solo album by American mandolinist David Grisman. With Del McCoury on guitar and vocals, Jerry McCoury on bass, Bill Keith on banjo plus other well-known musicians, Grisman offers a mix of traditional songs, compositions by Bill Monroe and his own contributions, mainly of bluegrass and progressive bluegrass style. [2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Fanny Hill (Grisman)
  2. Sugar Hill Ramble (Grisman)
  3. Little Maggie (trad.)
  4. Blue Grass Twist (Monroe)
  5. Shenandoah Breakdown (Monroe)
  6. Opus 57 (Grisman)
  7. The Prisoner's Song (Massey)
  8. John Henry (trad.)
  9. Rawhide (Monroe)
  10. Little Sadie (trad.)
  11. Dark Hollow (Browning)
  12. Dear Old Dixie (Flatt/Scruggs)
  13. Opus 38 (Grisman)
  14. I Wonder Where You Are Tonight (Bond)
  15. Caravan (Ellington)
  16. Black Mountain Rag (trad.)