Blue Grass 1950-1958 Bill Monroe – Collector’s Box Set


4-CD boxed set (LP-size) with 48-page book, 109 tracks. Playing time approx. 282 minutes.
Bluegrass is Bill Monroe’s baby, and many of his finest recordings are in this stellar collection. In 1950 he signed with Decca, and began by cutting classics like New Mule Skinner Blues, I’m Blue I’m Lonesome, Uncle Pen, Gotta Travel On, Roanoke, Molly And Tenbrooks, Footprints In The Snow, and Blue Moon Of Kentucky.
The Blue Grass Boys on this set include Jimmy Martin, Carter Stanley, Sonny Osborne, Gordon Terry and Kenny Baker. Unavailable for years, this is haunting, intense and passionate music. Ultimate Bluegrass!



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1. Blue Grass Ramble
2. New Muleskinner Blues
3. My Little Georgia Rose
4. Memories Of You
5. I’m On My Way To The Old Home
6. Alabama Waltz
7. I’m Blue, I’m Lonesome
8. I’ll Meet You In the Church Sunday Morning
9. Boat Of Love
10. The Old Fiddler
11. Uncle Pen
12. When The Golden Leaves Begin To Fall
13. Lord Protect My Soul
14. River Of Death
15. Letter From My Darling
16. On The Old Kentucky Shore
17. Raw Hide
18. Poison Love
19. Kentucky Waltz
20. Prisoner’s Song
21. Swing Low Sweet Chariot
22. Angels Rock Me To Sleep
23. Brakeman Blues
24. Travelin’ Blues
25. When The Cactus Is In Bloom

1. Sailor’s Plea
2. My Carolina Sunshine Girl
3. Ben Dewberry’s Final Run
4. Peach Pickin’ Time In Georgia
5. Those Gambler’s Blues
6. Highway Of Sorrow
7. Rotation Blues
8. Lonesome Truck Driver’s Blues
9. Sugar Coated Love
10. You’re Drifting Away
11. Cabin of Love
12. Get Down On Your Knees And Pray
13. Christmas Time’s A-Coming
14. The First Whippoorwill
15. In The Pines
16. Footprints In The Snow
17. Walking In Jerusalem
18. Memories Of Mother And Dad
19. The Little Girl And The Dreadful Snake
20. Country Waltz
21. Don’t Put It Off Til Tomorrow
22. My Dying Bed
23. A Mighty Pretty Waltz
24. Pike County Breakdown
25. Wishing Waltz
26. I Hope You Have Learned
27. Get Up John

1. Sitting Alone In The Moonlight
2. Plant Some Flowers By My Grave
3. Changing Partners
4. Y’all Come
5. On And On
6. I Believed In You Darling
7. New John Henry Blues
8. White House Blues
9. Happy On My Way
10. I’m Working On A Building
11. A Voice From On High
12. He Will Set Your Fields On Fire
13. Close By
14. My Little Georgia Rose
15. Put My Little Shoes Away
16. Blue Moon Of Kentucky
17. Wheel Hoss
18. Cheyenne
19. You’ll Find Her Name Written There
20. Roanoke
21. Wait A Little Longer, Please Jesus
22. Let The Light Shine Down On Me
23. Used To Be
24. Tall Timber
25. Brown County Breakdown
26. A Fallen Star
27. Four Walls
28. A Good Woman’s Lover
29. Cry Cry Darlin’
30. I’m Sittin’ On Top Of The World

1. Out In The Cold World
2. Roane County Prison
3. Goodbye Old Pal
4. In Despair
5. Molly and Tenbrooks
6. Come Back To Me In My Dreams
7. Sally-Jo
8. Brand New Shoes
9. A Lonesome Road
10. To Travel
11. I Saw The Light
12. Lord, Build Me A Cabin In Glory
13. Lord Lead Me On
14. Precious Jewel
15. I’ll Meet You In The Morning
16. Life’s Railway To Heaven
17. I’ve Found A Hiding Place
18. Jesus Hold My Hand
19. I Am A Pilgrim
20. Wayfaring Stranger
21. A Beautiful Life
22. House Of Gold
23. Panhandle Country
24. Scotland
25. Gotta Travel On
26. No One But My Darlin’
27. Big Mon
28. Monroe’s Hornpipe