Thursday, March 15, 2012

Return Engagement - Country Gentlemen

Return Engagement - Country Gentlemen


Formed: July 04, 1957 in Washington DC

Genre: Country

Years Active: '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

The Country Gentlemen expanded the exact meaning of "bluegrass" — they were advancing bluegrass before the term existed. The Gentlemen came at the same time with the first wave of the folk harmony revival in the late '50s and rapidly made a name for themselves of the same kind with a band that could not singly play traditional material straight, but also brought Bob Dylan and contemporary land material into the genre. Because of their unnatural singing and...

Track list

A Miner's Life
Lonely Child
Ain't It Funny
You Were Only Foolin'
Midnight Moon
A Tree That Stands Alone
Don't Stop Being You
Lonesome Highway
Burglar Man
I'd Like To Come Back As A Song
Bluegrass - The World's Greatest Show
Banjo In the Hills
Complete Vanguard Recordings
True Bluegrass Essentials
New Horizon
20 Bluegrass Originals
25 Years
The Early Rebel Recordings: 1962-1971
Best Loved Bluegrass: 20 All-Time Favorites
The Early Rebel Recordings: 1962-1971

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