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Bluegrass CDs produced as high quaily albums by Bear Family Records

 

Bluegrass Music re-released on CDs as high quality albums

Since the Coen Brothers' "O Brother, Where Art Thou?", Bluegrass has finally rached a larger audience outside the US. If you want to dig deeper, Bear Family has all the classics: Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, Jimmie Martin, the Stanley Brothers and lots of other great names. The sound of Appalachia – passionate music with lots of soul!

   
 
Dixon Brothers: A Blessing To People
Art-Nr.: BCD16817
 

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4-CD boxed set (LP-size) with 164-page hardcover book, 121 tracks. Playing time approx. 242 mns. ' Dorsey Dixon is the poet laureate of [America's] textile industry.' - Archie Green. The definitive collection of one of the quintessential Depression-era hillbilly...

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BAILES BROTHERS: Standing Somewhere In The Shadows - 1953,Plus
Art-Nr.: BCD17133
 

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1-CD-Album Digipak (4-plated) with 52-page booklet, 22 tracks, playing time approx. 56 mns. FOUND: The lost, legendary 1946 & 1953 King Records of the Bailes Brothers . Sequels to Bear Family's surprise best-seller, 'Oh So Many Years.' Sibling country harmony...

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BAILES BROTHERS: Remember Me - King Sessions 1946
Art-Nr.: BCD17132
 

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1-CD-Album Digipak (4-plated) with 52-page booklet, 22 tracks, playing time approx. 56 mns. FOUND: The lost, legendary 1946 & 1953 King Records of the Bailes Brothers. Sequels to Bear Family's surprise best-seller, 'Oh So Many Years.' Sibling country harmony...

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Carl Story: A Life In Rural Music 1942-1952 (4-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD16839
 

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4-CD boxed set (LP-size) with 112-page hardcover book. 134 tracks. Playing time approx. 5 hrs 29 mns. The last major bluegrass star from the music's early days to be reissued! The first time this music has been reissued since the LP era! Includes many bluegrass...

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ALLERTON & ALTON: Black, White And Bluegrass
Art-Nr.: BCD16559
 

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1-CD Digipak, four panel, with booklet, 27 tracks. Playing time 70:51 minutes. Historic Country Music Discovery! Recordings of an Interracial Duo located after 60 Years. Sometimes people who make music history have no idea they're doing so at the time. Bear...

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Hedy West& Bill Clifton: Getting Folk Out Of The Country
Art-Nr.: BCD16754
 

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1-CD-Album Digipak with 36-page booklet, 12 tracks. Playing time 35:06 mns. In the '70s I booked various American artists to play the German folk clubs. Now, on the occasion of Bear Family's 35th anniversary, I'm getting sentimental and would like to look back on...

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Charlie Monroe: I'm Old Kentucky Bound 1938-56 (4-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD16808
 

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4-CD boxed set (LP-size) with 60-page book, 110 tracks. Playing time approx. 245 mns. The other Monroe brother! Bill Monroe split from his older brother, Charlie Monroe , and went on to invent bluegrass music. This is the story of what happened to Charlie Monroe...

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COUSIN EMMY: Cousin Emmy And Her Kinfolks 1939-1947
Art-Nr.: BCD16853
 

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1-CD-Album DigiPac (6-plated) with 44-page booklet, 38 tracks, playing time 77:30 minutes. A bona fide star from the early days of country radio. Cousin Emmy was "the first hillbilly star to own a Cadillac." Cousin Emmy wrote a song that has become a...

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Stoney Coper And Wilma Lee: Big Midnight Special (4-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD16751
 

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4-CD boxed set (LP-size) with 48-page book, 122 tracks. Playing time approx. 315 mns.

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Bill Monroe: My Last Days on Earth (4-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD16637
 

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4-CD box (LP-size) with 84-page hardcover book, 89 tracks. Playing time approx. 267 mns. Complete studio recordings by the Father of Bluegrass from 1981 – 1994! Bear Family’s incredible project of reissuing every studio recording by Bill Monroe is now finished!...

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Carl Butler & Webster Brothers.: I Wouldn't Change You If I Could
Art-Nr.: BCD16699
 

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1-CD with 36-page booklet, 30 tracks, playing time 75:34 minutes. Bluegrass and traditional country music fans had almost given up hope that they would ever hear the classic recordings on this CD. Although Carl Butler is best known for his #1 country hit Don't...

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Carl Story: Lonesome Hearted Blues
Art-Nr.: BCD16689
 

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1-CD with 16-page booklet, 18 tracks. Playing time 45:06 minutes. For years, bluegrass and traditional music fans have been telling us that we should do something on Carl Story . We agree, and here it is. We’re starting with the sides that are the absolute hardest...

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Don Reno & Red Smiley: Sweethearts In Heaven, The Dot Rec. 1957-64
Art-Nr.: BCD16728
 

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1-CD-Album with 48-page booklet, 24 tracks, playing time 53:25 minutes. This collection brings together for the first time on CD the complete Dot Recordings of Don Reno . The twelve landmark tracks from 1957 with his longtime partner Red Smiley , produced by Mac...

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Bill Monroe: Far Across The Blue Water (4-CD & 1-DVD mit 52-seitigem Buch in LP-Format)
Art-Nr.: BCD16624
 

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4-CD boxed set (LP-size) with 52-page book, CD 63 tracks, playing time approx. 194 mns. DVD 30 tracks, playing time approx. 92 mns. In 1975 and 1989, Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys came to Germany. For European fans, these were two rare chances to see the...

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Mac Wiseman: 'Tis Sweet To Be Remembered (6-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15976
 

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6-CD box (LP-size) with 76-page hardcover book, 164 tracks. Playing time approx. 418 mns. For over 60 years, the distinctive voice of Mac Wiseman has thrilled, moved, and inspired listeners across the world. He has taken his music from small-town radio stations...

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Bill Monroe: 1936-1949 (6-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD16399
 

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6-CD box (LP-size) with 88-page hardcover book, 176 tracks. Playing time approx. 465 mns. Between 1936 and 1949 Bill Monroe made a series of recordings that laid the foundation for what is today called bluegrass music. This collection brings together - for the...

$165.14 *

BAILES BROTHERS: Oh So Many Years
Art-Nr.: BCD15973
 

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1-CD with 20-page booklet, 36 tracks. Playing time approx. 80 mns. The classic country brother sound and some of the greatest songs in traditional music! This is the first legitimate CD of the Bailes Brothers ' work, despite the fact that they were one of the most...

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Lester Flatt & Bill Monroe: Live At Vanderbilt
Art-Nr.: BCD16614
 

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1-CD with 32-page booklet, 26 tracks, playing time 79:16 minutes. No one would have bet much on the chances of Lester Flatt and Bill Monroe appearing on the same stage in the 1970s. Bluegrass patriarch Bill Monroe was known to harbor grudges for decades, and...

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LONESOME PINE FIDDLERS: Windy Mountain
Art-Nr.: BCD16351
 

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1-CD with 20-page booklet, 26 tracks. Playing time approx. 62 mns. Bluegrass music is hotter than ever, and Bear Family was reissuing Bluegrass back when no one else cared! This set originally appeared on one of our subsidiary labels in 1991. Now it makes a...

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Bill Clifton: Around The World To.... (8-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD16425
 

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8-CD box (LP-size) with 100-page hardcover book, 230 tracks. Playing time approx. 611 mns. Bill Clifton has taken bluegrass music around the world, uniting folk and country music, and preserving songs and styles that might otherwise have been forgotten. Although...

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Lester Flatt: Flatt On Victor Plus More (6-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15975
 

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6-CD box (LP-size) with 52-page book, 148 tracks. Playing time approx. 388 mns. Lester Flatt 's RCA recordings are among the finest and most underrated recordings in Bluegrass music. For many years, Lester had been unhappy with Flatt & Scruggs ' direction, so...

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Jim Eanes: And The Shenandoah Valley Boys
Art-Nr.: BCD15934
 

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1-CD with 20-page booklet, 31 tracks. Playing time approx. 78 mns. Jim Eanes is remembered today as a classic bluegrass singer and songwriter who made many excellent recordings and wrote many fine songs. His bluegrass recordings have been reissued many times, but...

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SHADY MIX: Bottomlands
Art-Nr.: BCD16280
 

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1-CD with 12-page booklet, 12 tracks. Playing time approx. 44 mns. 'Bottomlands' is the newest release from the german/american acoustic country band Shady Mix . Shady Mix found its bluegrass beginnings in 1989 on the front porch of an old 8x40 trailer in...

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OSBORNE BROTHERS: 1968-1974 (4-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15748
 

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4-CD box (LP-size) with 24-page book, 109 tracks. Playing time approx. 285 mns. After Rocky Top , the Osbornes became the most successful act in bluegrass, and tried hard to bridge the gap to mainstream country music. The 115 songs in this set wraps up the story of...

$94.34 *

FLATT & SCRUGGS: 1964-1969, plus! (6-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15879
 

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6-CD box (LP-size) with 28-page book, 169 tracks. Playing time approx. 420 mns. Here's the conclusion of our complete Flatt & Scruggs retrospective. It takes us through the period of their greatest success in the 1960s, leading to the break-up. They were...

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OSBORNE BROTHERS: 1956-1968 (4-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15598
 

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The bluegrass world has never recovered from the Osborne Brothers band that walked on-stage in 1956'; wrote one commentator. Sonny and Bobby Osborne changed the rules. They came out of a rich tradition and had played with many bluegrass giants, but when they struck...

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Jimmy Martin: & The Sunny Mountain Boys (5-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15705
 

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5-CD box (LP-size) with 44-page book, 146 tracks. Playing time approx. 386 mns. In 1949, Jimmy Martin left east Tennessee bound for Nashville. He joined Bill Monroe before striking out on his own to become one of the best loved figures in what he called Good Ol'...

$112.04 *

Bill Monroe: Blue Grass 1970-1979 (4-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15606
 

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4-CD boxed set (LP-size) with 31-page book, 99 tracks. Playing time approx. 277 mns. Later the elder statesman of bluegrass, Bill Monroe 's stature was universally recognized by the '70s. He was still making fine music, and attracting the cream of the young...

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Stanley Brothers: & Clinch Mountain Boys, 1953-58 & 1959 (2-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15681
 

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2-CD with 32-page booklet, 49 tracks. Playing time approx. 120 mns. Carter and Ralph Stanley were Bill Monroe's first rivals in the 1940s. By the 1950s, their version of bluegrass was honed to razor-sharp perfection, and their 46 recordings for the Mercury label are...

$35.34 *

JIM & JESSE: 1952-1955
Art-Nr.: BCD15635
 

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1-CD with 16-page booklet, 20 tracks. Playing time approx. 51 mns. Jim & Jesse start here. These 20 recordings for Capitol mark the beginning on record of one of the most consistently innovative partnerships in bluegrass history. The songs include I'll Wash...

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Hylo Brown & The Timberliners: 1954-1960 (2-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15572
 

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2-CD with 16-page booklet, 46 tracks. Playing time approx. 115 mns. Very few bluegrass stars had a spot on a major label roster after 1955. Hylo Brown was one of the exceptions. He was on Capitol from 1954 to 1960, and showed how bluegrass could change with the...

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Molly O'day: Cumberland Mountain Folks (2-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15565
 

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2-CD with 44-page booklet, 36 tracks. Playing time approx. 105 mns. They called her 'the female Roy Acuff' for the way she sang pure mountain music in a full-throated style. Her backings featured all traditional instruments, like the dobro and fiddle. Mac Wiseman...

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Stanley Brothers: 1949-1952
Art-Nr.: BCD15564
 

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1-CD with 20-page booklet, 24 tracks. Playing time approx. 6 mns. These are cornerstone recordings by the greatest bluegrass brother act--as essential as our volume of the Stanleys' Mercury sides. Here's the classic haunting Stanley sound, and here are the original...

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FLATT & SCRUGGS: 1959-1963 (5-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15559
 

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5-CD boxed set (LP-size) with 20-page book, 129 tracks. Playing time approx. 335 mns. These were Earl Scuggs and Lester Flatt 's prime years. They rode the crest of the folk boom, supplied the theme for 'The Beverly Hillbillies', and played Carnegie Hall. Through...

$112.04 *

Bill Monroe: Blue Grass 1959-1969 (4-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15529
 

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4-CD boxed set (LP-size) with 28-page book, 120 tracks. Playing time approx. 305 mns. ...continues the story of BCD 15423. This was the period when Bluegrass had moved to the festival circuit, but it didn't matter to Bill Monroe . He continued to make his music the...

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FLATT & SCRUGGS: 1948-1959 (4-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15472
 

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4-CD boxed set (LP-size) with 15-page book, 112 tracks. Playing time approx. 294 mns. The 5-star reviews for this set showed that Flatt & Scruggs are far from forgotten since they split up in 1969. Here we have their complete Mercury recordings as well as the...

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Bill Monroe: Blue Grass 1950-1958 (4-CD)
Art-Nr.: BCD15423
 

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4-CD boxed set (LP-size) with 48-page book, 109 tracks. Playing time approx. 282 mns. 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...

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