Folk Songs & Bluegrass

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Folk Songs & bluegrass
Studio album by Country Gentlemen
Released 1961, reissued in 1988
Recorded 1961
Genre Bluegrass
Progressive bluegrass
Length 43:03
Label Folkways Records (1961)
Smithsonian Folkways (1988)
Producer Country Gentlemen
Country Gentlemen chronology
Country Songs, Old and New
(1960)
Folk Songs & Bluegrass
(1961)
Bluegrass at Carnegie Hall
(1962)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Folk Songs & Bluegrass is the second studio album by the progressive bluegrass band Country Gentlemen, recorded in 1961 and reissued in 1988. Considered as one of the best and classical records by the group, it features their 1st classic lineup with Charlie Waller, John Duffey, Tom Gray and Eddie Adcock.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Train 45 (trad.) 2:26
  2. Little Bessie (trad.) 3:26
  3. The Fields Have Turned Brown (Stanley) 3:00
  4. They're at Rest Together (trad.) 2:56
  5. Strutting on the Strings (Adcock) 2:26
  6. Remembrance of You (Roberts) 2:49
  7. Red Rocking Chair (Duffey, York) 2:00
  8. Will the Circle Be Unbroken (Acuff, Christian) 2:50
  9. Handsome Molly (Duffey, Kuyekendall) 2:26
  10. Victim to the Tomb (Duffey) 3:38
  11. Behind These Prison Walls of Love (Bolick, Jarrard) 2:54
  12. Wear a Red Rose (Duffey) 2:06
  13. I'm Coming Back (Monroe) 3:05
  14. Southbound (Duffey) 2:00
  15. Come All Ye Tender-Hearted (trad.) 3:08
  16. Standing in the Need of Prayer (trad.) 1:53

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