Who was/is Country Gentlemen ? - CDs, Vinyl LPs, DVD and more

Gründungsmitglieder: Charlie Waller, Gesang, Gitarre- John Duffey, Gesang, Mandoline, Dobro- Bill Emerson, Gesang, Banjo- Jim Cox, Bass Record Labels: Dixie, Starday, Folkways, Mercury, Pickwick, Hilltop, Seven Seas, Rebel, Zap, Vanguard, Sugar Hill Erster Hit: Bringing Mary Home (1965) Country Gentlemen, so nennt sich eine 1957 gegründete Bluegrassgruppe, die zur damaligen Zeit als sehr progressiv galt und fast immer ohne Fiddle spielte. Die Formation arbeitete vor allem in der Gegend um Washington D.C.. Ihr Repertoire ist weit gespannt und reicht von Bob Dylan, Tom Paxton und den Beatles bis hin zum alten Volkslied. Die Country Gentlemen unterlagen im Verlauf der Jahrzehnte einem häufigen personellen Wechsel. Mit dabei waren unter anderem: Eddie Adcock, Banjo- Ed Ferris, Bass- Tom Gray, Bass- Bill Yates, Bass- Doyle Lawson, Mandoline- Mike Auldridge, Dobro- Jimmy Gaudreau, Mandoline- Ricky Skaggs, Fiddle- Al Rogers, Schlagzeug- Jerry Douglas, Dobro- Jim Bailey, Banjo- Bill Holden, Banjo- Spider Gilliam, Bass- Ronnie Bucke, Schlagzeug- Rick Allred, Mandoline- Kent Dowell, Banjo- Dick Smith, Gitarre- Steve Wilson, Dobro- Robbie Magruder, Schlagzeug, Jimmy Arnold, Gitarre, Mundharmonika- Carl Nelson, Fiddle, Piano. Einziges, auch heute noch präsentes Gründungsmitglied ist der Leadsänger und Gitarrist Charlie Waller aus Louisiana, der mit seiner markanten Stimme und seinem rasanten Gitarrenstil den Sound der Gruppe wesentlich geprägt hat.

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Bluegrass At Carnegie Hall 1961
COUNTRY GENTLEMEN: Bluegrass At Carnegie Hall 1961 Art-Nr.: CDGT0696

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(2008/GUSTO) 14 tracks
$11.81 $17.75
High Lonesome - Complete Starday (2-CD)
COUNTRY GENTLEMEN: High Lonesome - Complete Starday (2-CD) Art-Nr.: CDGT0958

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(2009/GUSTO) 51 tracks 1957-65 with 20 page booklet
$27.25
Early Rebel Recordings 1962-71   4-CD
COUNTRY GENTLEMEN: Early Rebel Recordings 1962-71 4-CD Art-Nr.: CDREB4002

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LP-sized box contains a beautiful 24 page booklet and 110 songs from their first seven albums, with 8 previously unreleased bonus tracks
$71.13
Going Back To The Blue Ridge Mountains
COUNTRY GENTLEMEN: Going Back To The Blue Ridge Mountains Art-Nr.: CDSF40175

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(2007/SMITHSONIAN/FOLKWAYS) 16 tracks 1973 (46:00) with 26 page booklet of notes & photos
$22.44
On The Road (And More)
COUNTRY GENTLEMEN: On The Road (And More) Art-Nr.: CDFW40133

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(2001/Folkways) 19 tracks digisleeve With folk and bluegrass enjoying widespread popularity at the time, the Country Gentlemen-who blended the two into a unique, progressive style-struck a chord in the early '60s. This 1963 Folkways LP...
$20.13
Going Back to the Blue Ridge Mountains, Vol. 4
COUNTRY GENTLEMEN: Going Back to the Blue Ridge Mountains, Vol. 4 Art-Nr.: CDFW31031

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(2012/Folkways) 18 tracks digisleeve Washington DC's The Country Gentleman bring together a collection of classic Bluegrass songs from the Blue Ridge Mountains. The album compiles a mix of both fast energetic songs and slow ballads that...
$21.31
Folk Songs & Bluegrass
COUNTRY GENTLEMEN: Folk Songs & Bluegrass Art-Nr.: CDFW40022

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(1992/Folkways) 16 tracks digisleeve
$20.13