Will the Circle Be Unbroken III - (Import CD)
Nitty Gritty Dirt
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- Rock & Pop
- Country Rock
- Mono / Stereo
- Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Vol. 3
Disc 2 is an Enhanced CD, which contains both regular audio tracks and multimedia computer files.
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: Jimmy Ibbotson (vocals, guitar, bouzouki, mandolin, snare, drum box, percussion box); Jeff Hanna (vocals, guitar, National guitar); Bob Carpenter (vocals, accordion); John McEuen (banjo, mandolin); Jimmie Fadden (harmonica).
Additional personnel includes: Del McCoury, Doc Watson, Jimmy Martin, Iris Dement, Dwight Yoakam, Jaime Hanna, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty, Emmylou Harris, Johnny Cash, Jimmy Martin, Matraca Berg, Vince Gill (vocals, guitar); Taj Mahal (vocals, Archtop guitar); Sam Bush, Ricky Scaggs (vocals, mandolin); June Carter Cash (vocals, autoharp); Alison Krauss (vocals, fiddle); Richard Watson, Earl Scruggs, Randy Scruggs; Tony Rice (guitar); Josh Graves, Jerry Douglas (dobro); Vassar Clements (fiddle); Dan Dugmore (dobro); Ray Martin (mandolin, background vocals); Ronnie McCoury (mandolin); Glen Duncan (fiddle); Mickey Raphael (harmonica); Byron House, David Jackson, Glen Worf (upright bass); The Nashville Bluegrass Band.
Producers: Randy Scruggs, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
Recorded at Scruggs Sound Studio, Nashville, Tennessee. Includes liner notes by Jack Hurst.
"Roll The Stone Away" was nominated for the 2003 Grammy Award for Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal. "Will The Circle Be Unbroken (Glory, Glory)" was nominated for the 2003 Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration With Vocals.
Personnel: Jeff Hanna (vocals, guitar, National guitar, mandolin, accordion, washboard); Jimmy Ibbotson (vocals, guitar, bouzouki, mandolin, snare drum, percussion, drum programming); Del McCoury, Doc Watson, Dwight Yoakam, Emmylou Harris, Iris DeMent, Jaime Hanna, Jimmy Martin , Johnny Cash, Jonathan McEuen, Matraca Berg, Rodney Dillard, Tom Petty, Vince Gill, Willie Nelson, Pat Enright (vocals, guitar); Taj Mahal (vocals, acoustic guitar); Ricky Skaggs, Sam Bush (vocals, mandolin); Alison Krauss (vocals, fiddle); Bob Carpenter (vocals, accordion); June Carter Cash (vocals); Earl Scruggs, Randy Scruggs (guitar, banjo); Richard Watson, Tony Rice (guitar); Dan Dugmore, Jerry Douglas , Josh Graves (dobro); John McEuen (banjo, mandolin); Robbie McCoury, Alan O'Bryant (banjo); Mike Compton, Ray Martin, Ronnie McCoury (mandolin); Glen Duncan , Stuart Duncan, Vassar Clements (fiddle); Jimmie Fadden (harmonica, snare drum, drum programming); Mickey Raphael (harmonica); Glenn Worf, Kevin Grant, Barry Bales, Byron House, Dennis Crouch, David P. Jackson (upright bass).
Audio Mixer: Ron Reynolds.
Recording information: SCruggs Sound Studio, Nashville, TN.
Photographers: Katherine Bomboy; Mike McNamara.
Unknown Contributor Role: Jimmy Ibbotson.
Arranger: Randy Scruggs.
In 1972, California folk-rockers the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band recorded what today might be regarded as the precursor to the jillion-selling pop-bluegrass crossover phenomenon that was the 2000 soundtrack to O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU. They gathered together with some of America's finest (and oldest) bluegrass, folk, and country musicians for a generational summit/musical history lesson that reached both the country and pop audiences. In 1989, the Dirt band released a well-regarded, similarly constructed second volume, and on the 30th anniversary of Volume One, they have an entirely successful third go at it.
The fare on offer is stictly old-timey, as one would expect/hope; even if only a handful of the tunes are strictly traditional, most go back to the glory days of American roots music. Seasoned bluegrass veterans like Doc Watson and Jimmy Martin are on hand to mix up with the Dirt Band as well as more contemporary (but equally tradition-minded) country artists such as Dwight Yoakam, Alison Krauss, and Jerry Douglas. As with the previous volumes, the spontaneous, rough-and-ready production gives an appropriately authentic, back-porch feel to the impressive and generous (28 songs) compendium of great American roots music on offer here.
- Country of Origin
- Liberty (USA)
- EMI Music Distribution
- The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Take Me in Your Lifeboat - (featuring Del McCoury/Rob McCoury/Ronnie McCoury)
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Milk Cow Blues - (featuring Doc Watson/Richard Watson/Josh Graves)
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] I Find Jesus
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Hold Whatcha Got - (featuring Jimmy Martin)
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Mama's Opry - (featuring Iris DeMent)
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Diamonds in the Rough - (featuring June Carter Cash/Earl Scruggs)
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Lonesome River - (featuring Sam Bush)
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Some Dark Holler - (featuring Dwight Yoakam)
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Lowlands, The - (featuring Jaime Hanna/Jonathan McEuen)
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Love, Please Come Home - (featuring Del McCoury/Ronnie & Rob McCoury)
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Goodnight Irene - (featuring Willie Nelson/Tom Petty)
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] I Know What It Means to Be Lonesome - (featuring The Nashville Bluegrass Band)
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] I'll Be Faithful to You - (featuring Emmylou Harris)
- [ Disc 01 Track 14 ] Tears in the Holston River - (featuring Johnny Cash)
- [ Disc 02 Track 01 ] Fishin' Blues - (featuring Taj Mahal/Vassar Clements)
- [ Disc 02 Track 02 ] Save It, Save It - (featuring Jimmy Martin)
- [ Disc 02 Track 03 ] Wheels - (featuring Dwight Yoakam)
- [ Disc 02 Track 04 ] Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms - (featuring Willie Nelson)
- [ Disc 02 Track 05 ] Oh Cumberland - (featuring Matraca Berg/Emmylou Harris)
- [ Disc 02 Track 06 ] I Am a Pilgrim - (featuring Doc Watson/Richard Watson)
- [ Disc 02 Track 07 ] Sallie Ann - (TRUE instrumental, featuring Earl Scruggs)
- [ Disc 02 Track 08 ] Catfish John - (featuring Alison Krauss)
- [ Disc 02 Track 09 ] Roll the Stone Away
- [ Disc 02 Track 10 ] All Prayed Up - (featuring Vince Gill)
- [ Disc 02 Track 11 ] Return to Dismal Swamp, Pt. 2 - (TRUE instrumental, featuring Jerry Douglas/Glen Duncan/Ronnie McCoury/Tony Rice)
- [ Disc 02 Track 12 ] There Is a Time - (featuring Rodney Dillard/Ricky Skaggs)
- [ Disc 02 Track 13 ] Will the Circle Be Unbroken - (featuring Taj Mahal/Alison Krauss/Doc Watson)
- [ Disc 02 Track 14 ] Farther Along - (TRUE instrumental, featuring Randy Scruggs)
- Studio / Live
- Mojo (Publisher) (1/03, p.93) - "...[With] so many good moments..."
- Video Disabled
- John Carter Cash; Ron "Snake" Reynolds
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