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Various - The Bristol Sessions FLAC album

Performer: Various
Genre: Folk and World music
Title: The Bristol Sessions
Country: US
Released: 1991
Style: Country, Gospel, Folk
FLAC version ZIP size: 1713 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1393 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1177 mb
Rating: 4.9
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The Bristol Sessions. Bob Pinson & Kyle Young, album producers (The Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers & others) (Country Music Foundation). The Gershwin Collection. Paul Tannen, album producer (Ella Fitzgerald, Johnny Mathis, Andy Williams & others) (Teledisc USA). The Otis Redding Story. Kim Cooke, Bob Porter & Rob Bowman, album producers (Otis Redding) (Atlantic). Singers and Soloists of the Swing Bands.

As such, The Bristol Sessions certainly carries a lingering scent of musty academia; its historical importance surely outweighs its entertainment value. Yet, that doesn’t matter: this is music that justifies its weight, and in this Bear Family set, The Bristol Sessions are finally given a presentation that is worthy of its importance and explains its significance, as well.

Eighteen tracks from legendary sessions that constitute The Big Bang of country music.

The Bristol Sessions: 1927-1928: The Big Bang of Country Music - Студийный альбом от Various Artists. Вышел Неизвестно В альбом вошло 124 треков. Продолжительность альбома: 06:20:38.

Historic Recordings from Bristol Tennessee featuring the first recordings by The Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, and twenty-one additional artists. These recordings in Bristol in 1927 are the single most important event in the history of country music" - Johnny Cash.

Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited is a double-CD produced by Grammy Award-winner Carl Jackson, a Bluegrass and Country music artist, as a benefit for the Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, Tennessee.

The Bristol Sessions, 19. .has been added to your Cart. But more than a hundred other recordings were made at the Bristol sessions of 1927 and '28. There were ballad singers, street evangelists, string bands, gospel quartets, harmonica virtuosos, Holiness preachers, blues guitarists and rural storytellers.


1-1 Uncle Eck Dunford Skip To Ma Lou, My Darling
1-2 B.F. Shelton O Molly Dear
1-3 Blind Alfred Reed Walking In The Way With Jesus
1-4 Mr. & Mrs. J.W. Baker The Newmarket Wreck
1-5 Jimmie Rodgers The Soldier's Sweetheart
1-6 West Virginia Coon Hunters Greasy String
1-7 Ernest V. Stoneman & His Dixie Mountaineers Are You Washed In The Blood
1-8 Henry Whitter Henry Whitter's Fox Chase
1-9 The Carter Family Bury Me Under The Weeping Willow
1-10 Johnson Brothers The Jealous Sweetheart
1-11 Alfred G. Karnes When They Ring The Golden Bells
1-12 Dad Blackard's Moonshiners Sandy River Bell
1-13 Jimmie Rodgers Sleep Baby Sleep
1-14 Bull Mountain Moonshiners Johnny Goodwin
1-15 Alcoa Quartet I'm Redeemed
1-16 The Carter Family Little Log Cabin By The Sea
1-17 Blue Ridge Corn Shuckers* Old Time Corn Shuckin' Parts 1 & 2
2-1 Earnest Phipps And His Holiness Quartet* I Want To Go Where Jesus Is
2-2 Ernest Stoneman, Irma Frost & Eck Dunford* On The Stormy Deep
2-3 The Carter Family The Wandering Boy
2-4 Alfred G. Karnes To The Work
2-5 J.P. Nester Black-eyed Susie
2-6 Johnson Brothers A Passing Policeman
2-7 Ernest Stoneman, K. Brewer* & M. Mooney* Tell Mother I Will Meet Her
2-8 The Carter Family Single Girl, Married Girl
2-9 El Watson Pot Licker Blues
2-10 Tenneva Ramblers The Longest Train I Ever Saw
2-11 Ernest V. Stoneman & His Dixie Mountaineers The Resurrection
2-12 The Carter Family The Storms Are On The Ocean
2-13 Blind Alfred Reed The Wreck Of The Virginian
2-14 Shelor Family Billy Grimes The Rover
2-15 Tennessee Mountaineers Standing On The Promises
2-16 Ernest Stoneman, Irma Frost & Eck Dunford* The Mountaineer's Courtship
2-17 The Carter Family The Poor Orphan Child
2-18 Alfred G. Karnes I'm Bound For The Promised Land


  • Artwork By – Andy Engel, Virginia Team
  • Compiled By – Bob Pinson
  • Liner Notes – Charles K. Wolfe*
  • Mastered By [Master To Tape Transfer] – Ward Marston
  • Mastered By [Restoration Remastering] – Alan Stoker
  • Recorded By – Ralph Peer


© 1991 Country Music Foundation, Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 022111001127

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CMF-011-L Various The Bristol Sessions ‎(2xLP, Comp) Country Music Foundation Records CMF-011-L US 1987
BCD 16094 EK Various The Bristol Sessions 1927-1928 (The Big Bang Of Country Music) ‎(5xCD, Comp + Box) Bear Family Records BCD 16094 EK Germany 2011
CMF-011-D Various The Bristol Sessions ‎(2xCD, Comp) Country Music Foundation Records CMF-011-D US 1991
CMF-011-C Various The Bristol Sessions ‎(2xCass, Comp) Country Music Foundation Records CMF-011-C US 1987