Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to 1946 and 1947

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Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to 1946 and 1947
Ricky Skaggs Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 25, 2008
GenreBluegrass music
LabelSkaggs 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
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 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]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Goin' Back to Old Kentucky"Bill Monroe3:06
2."When You're Lonely"Lester Flatt3:04
3."Toy Heart"Bill Monroe3:31
4."It's Mighty Dark to Travel"Bill Monroe3:05
5."Mother's Only Sleeping"Ralph Stanley3:12
6."Bluegrass Breakdown"Bill Monroe2:55
7."Little Cabin Home on the Hill"Lester Flatt3:15
8."Mansions for Me"Bill Monroe3:28
9."Sweetheart You Done Me Wrong"Lester Flatt2:56
10."Why Did You Wander"Lester Flatt2:50
11."Remember the Cross"Bill Monroe; Howard Watts3:00
12."The Old Crossroad"Charlie Monroe2:52
Total length:37:14

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Honoring the Fathers of Bluegrass: Tribute to 1946 and 1947". Allmusic. Retrieved August 2, 2010.

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