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Tony Rice Discography

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Solo, group leader/co-leader, collaborations

Solo, group leader/co-leader, collaborations: albums

info Got Me A Martin Guitar, Tony Rice, 1973?
info California Autumn, Tony Rice, 1975
info Tony Rice, Tony Rice, 1977
info Acoustics, Tony Rice, 1979
info Manzanita, Tony Rice, 1979
info Guitar, Tony Rice, 1979?
info Mar West, Tony Rice, 1980
info Skaggs & Rice, Ricky Skaggs & Tony Rice, 1980
info Still Inside, Tony Rice Unit, 1981
info The Bluegrass Album, The Bluegrass Album Band, 1981
info Backwaters, Tony Rice Unit, 1982
info The Bluegrass Album, Volume 2, The Bluegrass Album Band, 1982
info Church Street Blues, Tony Rice, 1983
info The Bluegrass Album, Volume 3: California Connection, The Bluegrass Album Band, 1983
info Cold on the Shoulder, Tony Rice, 1984
info Bluegrass Album, Vol. 4, Bluegrass Album Band, 1984
info Me and My Guitar, Tony Rice, 1986
info Blake & Rice, Norman Blake and Tony Rice, 1987
info Native American, Tony Rice, 1988
info The Rice Brothers, The Rice Brothers, 1989
info The Bluegrass Album, Vol. 5: Sweet Sunny South, Bluegrass Album Band, 1989
info Norman Blake & Tony Rice 2, Norman Blake and Tony Rice, 1990
info Plays And Sings Bluegrass, Tony Rice, 1993
info Tone Poems: The Sounds of the Great Vintage Guitars and Mandolins, David Grisman and Tony Rice, 1994
info The Rice Brothers 2, The Rice Brothers, 1994
info Crossings, Tony Rice, 1994
info River Suite for 2 Guitars, Tony Rice & John Carlini, 1995
info Bluegrass Album Band, Vol. 6: Bluegrass Instrumentals, Bluegrass Album Band, 1996
info Out Of The Woodwork, Rice, Rice, Hillman & Pedersen, 1997
info Rice, Rice, Hillman and Pedersen, Rice, Rice, Hillman and Pedersen, 1999
info Unit of Measure, Tony Rice Unit, 2000
info The Pizza Tapes, Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Tony Rice, 2000
info Running Wild, Rice, Rice, Hillman & Pedersen, 2001
info Acoustic Swing, Tony Rice Unit, 2002
info You Were There for Me, Peter Rowan & Tony Rice, 2004
info Vassar Clements, Tony Rice & the Low Country All-Star Band, 2006
info Quartet, Peter Rowan & Tony Rice, 2007
info The Pizza Tapes: Extra Large Edition, Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Tony Rice, 2010

Solo, group leader or co-leader: compilations

info The Bluegrass Compact Disc, The Bluegrass Album Band, 1986
info Devlin, Tony Rice Unit, 1987
info The Bluegrass Compact Disc, Volume 2, The Bluegrass Album Band, 1987
info Tony Rice: The Video Collection, Tony Rice, 1993?
info Sings Gordon Lightfoot, Tony Rice, 1996
info The Songs of Bill Monroe, The Bluegrass Album Band, 1996
info Lonesome Moonlight: Songs of Bill Monroe, The Bluegrass Album Band, 2002
info Down the Road: Bluegrass Songs of Flatt and Scruggs, Bluegrass Album Band, 2002
info 58957: The Bluegrass Guitar Collection, Tony Rice, 2003
info Night Flyer: The Singer Songwriter Collection, Tony Rice, 2008
info The Bill Monroe Collection, Tony Rice, 2011

Solo, group leader or co-leader: tracks on various artist compilations

info New Acoustic Music, Various Artists, 1984
info Rounder Folk, Various Artists, 1986
info Rounder Guitar, Various Artists, 1987
info Rounder Guitar: Acoustic Guitar, Various Artists, 1988
info Rounder Bluegrass Two, Various Artists, 1988
info Bluegrass Class Of 90, Various Artists, 1990
info The Stained Glass Hour: Bluegrass and Old Timey Gospel Music, Various Artists, 1991
info Guitar Player Presents: Legends of Guitar: Country, Vol. 2, Various Artists, 1991
info Jubilation: Great Gospel Performances, Vol. 3: Country Gospel, Various Artists, 1992
info Acoustic Disc 100% Handmade Music, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 1993
info Blue Ribbon Bluegrass, Various Artists, 1993
info Everytime I Feel the Spirit: The Best of Sugar Hill Gospel, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 1993
info Way Down Deep in My Soul: The Best of Sugar Hill Gospel, Vol. 2, Various Artists, 1993
info Hand-Picked: 25 Years of Bluegrass on Rounder Records, Various Artists, 1995
info Hills of Home: 25 Years of Folk Music on Rounder Records, Various Artists, 1995
info The Real Music Box: 25 Years of Rounder Records, Various Artists, 1995
info Acoustic Disc 100% Handmade Music, Vol. 2, Various Artists, 1995
info Rebel Records: 35 Years of the Best in Bluegrass (1960-1995), Various Artists, 1996
info Blue Ribbon Guitar, Various Artists, 1996
info Blue Ribbon Fiddle, Various Artists, 1996
info Rounder Bluegrass Guitar, Various Artists, 1996
info Bluegrass Today: The Hits, Various Artists, 1996
info Legacy: A Tribute to the First Generation of Bluegrass, Various Artists, 1997
info Mystery Train: Classic Railroad Songs, Vol. 2, Various Artists, 1997
info Alive At Twenty Five, Various Artists, 1998
info Appalachian Stomp: More Bluegrass Classics, Various Artists, 1999
info Bluegrass Essentials, Vol. 2: True to Traditions, Various Artists, 1999
info Sacred Voices: An A Capella Gospel Collection, Various Artists, 1999
info Newgrass: Modern Bluegrass, Various Artists, 2000
info Choice Picks, Various Artists, 2000
info Roots Music: An American Journey, Various Artists, 2001
info The Rough Guide to Bluegrass, Various Artists, 2001
info Bluegrass Goes to Town: Pop Songs Bluegrass Style, Various Artists, 2002
info Cool Blue and Lonesome: Bluegrass For the Broken-Hearted, Various Artists, 2002
info Rough Guide to the Music of the Appalachians, Various Artists, 2002
info Bluegrass Mountain Style, Various Artists, 2002
info True Bluegrass, Various Artists, 2002
info Acoustic Disc 100% Handmade Music, Vol. 6, Various Artists, 2002
info American Lullaby, Various Artists, 2003
info Blue Grass Roots, Various Artists, 2003
info The Old Home Place: Bluegrass and Old-Time Mountain Music, Various Artists, 2003
info Heaven Bound: The Best of Bluegrass Gospel (2 CD), Various Artists, 2003
info Heaven Bound: The Best of Bluegrass Gospel (1 CD), Various Artists, 2003
info The Best of Bluegrass, Various Artists, 2003
info Rough Guide: American Roots Box, Various Artists, 2003
info White Dove: The Bluegrass Gospel Collection, Various Artists, 2003
info Acoustic Disc 100% Handmade Bluegrass, Various Artists, 2004
info Songs of the South: Farther Along, Various Artists, 2004
info Pure Pickin': Classic Bluegrass Instrumentals, Various Artists, 2004
info Bluegrass Today, Various Artists, 2004
info Bluegrass Express, Various Artists, 2004
info 20 Best of Bluegrass, Various Artists, 2004
info Bluegrass Express, Various Artists, 2004
info Bluegrass Number 1's: A Collection Of Chart Topping Songs, Various Artists, 2004
info All Songs Considered: 4 CD Box Set Collection, Various Artists, 2004
info All Songs Considered, Vol. 2, Various Artists, 2004
info Tone Poets, Various Artists, 2005
info Bluegrass Hits: Twenty Timeless Favorites from Yesterday and Today, Various Artists, 2005
info Acoustic Cheer, Various Artists, 2005
info 20th Century Bluegrass Masters, Various Artists, 2005
info The Appalachians, Various Artists, 2005
info Flatpicking 1999, Various Artists, 2005
info Sugar Hill Records: A Retrospective, Various Artists, 2006
info Voice of the Spirit, Gospel of the South, Various Artists, 2006
info Celebration of Life: Musicians Against Childhood Cancer, Various Artists, 2006
info True Bluegrass Essentials, Various Artists, 2006
info True Bluegrass Instrumentals, Various Artists, 2007
info The Essential Guide To Bluegrass, Various Artists, 2007
info Classic Bluegrass Collection, Vols. 1-4, Various Artists, 2007
info Singing News Presents: Great Gospel Bluegrass, Various Artists, 2007
info My Favorite Martin, Various Artists, 2008
info Sinner's Prayer, Various Artists, 2008
info David Grisman's Acoustic Oasis Sampler, Vol 1, Various Artists, 2010
info The Rounder Records Story, Various Artists, 2010
info With Body And Soul: A Bluegrass Tribute to Bill Monroe, Various Artists, 2011
info Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration: A Classic Bluegrass Tribute, Various Artists, 2011
info A Bluegrass Gospel Songbook, Various Artists, 2011
info Life Goes On: Musicians Against Childhood Cancer, Various Artists, 2012

Playing contributions to other albums

With others: Major albums

info Bluegrass Evolution, J.D. Crowe & The New South, 1973
info Garland Shuping On Banjo, Garland Shuping & The Bluegrass Alliance, 1974
info J. D. Crowe & The New South, J.D. Crowe & The New South, 1975
info Mr. Poverty, Larry Rice, 1975
info Kate And Anna McGarrigle, Kate And Anna McGarrigle, 1975
info David Grisman Rounder Album, David Grisman, 1976
info Something Auld, Something Newgrass, Something Borrowed, Something Bluegrass, Bill Keith, 1976
info New South Live, J.D. Crowe & The New South, 1976?
info Holiday In Japan, J.D. Crowe & The New South, 1976?
info The David Grisman Quintet, David Grisman Quintet, 1977
info Banjoland, Tony Trischka, 1977
info Duets, Richard Greene, 1977
info Long Time Gone, John Starling, 1977
info Markology, Mark O'Connor, 1978
info Hot Dawg, David Grisman, 1979
info Ramblin', Richard Greene, 1979
info Bluegrass Guitar, Eric Thompson, 1979
info Catfish For Supper, Jon Sholle, 1979
info Fiddlistics, Darol Anger, 1979
info Fluxology, Jerry Douglas, 1979
info Sweet Temptation, Ricky Skaggs, 1979
info More Pretty Girls Than One, Buck White, 1979
info Roses in the Snow, Emmylou Harris, 1980
info On The Rampage, Mark O'Connor, 1980
no info 1968 Session, Bobby Atkins, Frank Poindexter, & Tony Rice, 1981
info Close To You, Kate Wolf, 1981
info Evangeline, Emmylou Harris, 1981
info Mondo Mando, David Grisman, 1982
info Dawg Grass / Dawg Jazz, David Grisman, 1982
info It's All Music, The Usual Suspects, 1982
info A Robot Plane Flies Over Arkansas, Tony Trischka, 1983
info Above Suspicion, The Usual Suspects, 1983
info Double Time, Béla Fleck, 1984
info Released, Todd Phillips, 1984
info Hill Country, Tony Trischka, 1985
info John McEuen, John McEuen, 1985
info Hurricanes And Daydreams, Larry Rice, 1986
info Gator Strut, Mike Marshall, 1987
info Home Of The Red Fox, Bill Emerson, 1987
info Hometown Girl, Mary Chapin Carpenter, 1987
info Home Is Where The Heart Is, David Grisman, 1988
info Drive, Béla Fleck, 1988
info Family & Friends, Don Reno, 1988
info 15th Anniversary Celebration, The Seldom Scene and their Very Special Guests, 1988
info Treasures Untold, Mike Auldridge, 1989
info Artesia, Larry Rice, 1990
info Gold Plated Banjo, Bill Emerson, 1990
info Music Among Friends, Jim & Jesse, 1991
info When It Rains, Lou Reid, 1991
info Reunion, Bill Emerson, 1992
info Twilight Motel, Alison Brown, 1992
info String Wizards 2, John McKuen, 1993
info Shearwater: The Art Of The Unplugged Guitar, Pete Kennedy, 1993
info Appaloosa, Emerson & Taylor, 1994
info Jammed If I Do, Dan Crary, 1994
info Cold Virginia Night, Ronnie Bowman, 1994
info Clawgrass, Mark Johnson with the Rice Brothers and Friends, 1994
info Doc Watson: Rare Performances (video), Doc Watson, 1994?
info Rising Tide, Chesapeake, 1994
info Carry Me, The Isaacs, 1994
info Dreams Come True, Jeanette Williams, 1994
info Tales From The Acoustic Planet, Béla Fleck, 1995
info Pullin' Time, Steve Huber, 1995
no info Unlimited, Karen Peck and New River, 1995
no info Gospel Gathering, Ralph Stanley & Joe Isaacs, 1995
info DGQ 20, David Grisman Quintet, 1996
info Banjo Man, Bill Emerson, 1996
info Notions And Novelties, Larry Rice, 1996
info Stoney Lonesome, Mo Canada, 1996
info Strings And Wings, Radim Zenkl, 1996
info Leading Roll, Sammy Shelor, 1997
info Bridging The Gap, Mark Johnson & Clawgrass, 1997
info Dancing On The Fingerboard, Rickie Simpkins, 1997
no info Walking Down the Line, Richard Bennett, 1997
no info Makin' A Difference, Karen Peck and New River, 1997
info Man I'm Tryin to Be, Ronnie Bowman, 1998
info The Bluegrass Sound And Other Stories, Jack Tottle, 1998
no info Living A Dream, Mark Newton, 1998
info The Bluegrass Sessions: Tales from the Acoustic Planet, Vol. 2, Béla Fleck, 1999
info Looking Out The Fishbowl, Eddie From Ohio, 1999
no info A Southern Gospel Decade, Karen Peck and New River, 1999
info Fair Weather, Alison Brown, 2000
info Carry Me Across The Mountain, Dan Tyminski, 2000
info In The Blue Room, Alan Bibey, 2000
no info Follow Me Back To The Fold: A Tribute To Women In Bluegrass, Mark Newton, 2000
info High Lonesome Cowboy, Don Edwards and Peter Rowan, 2002
info Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Vol. 3, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 2002
info Don't Fret It, Rickie Simpkins, 2002
no info Starting Over, Ronnie Bowman, 2002
info The Hummingbirds, Jim Lauderdale, 2002
info Billy & Bryn Bright, Billy & Bryn Bright, 2002
info The Bluegrass Fiddle Album, Aubrey Haynie, 2003
info Time, Arthur Hancock, 2003
info It's The Music, Frank Poindexter & The Rice Brothers, 2004
no info American River, Jonathan Elias, 2004
info Clouds Over Carolina, Larry Rice, 2005
no info Those Were the Days, Dolly Parton, 2005
info Not Too Far from the Tree, Bryan Sutton, 2006
info Grassoline, Mo Canada, 2006
no info In Good Company, Jimmy Gaudreau, 2006
no info A Rose For Mama: A Collection Of Mom's Favorite Songs: Mountain Harmony With, Carol Davis & Friends, 2006
info Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular, Tony Trischka, 2007
no info Bill Emerson and the Sweet Dixie Band, Bill Emerson and the Sweet Dixie Band, 2007
info Marching Home, Balsam Range, 2007
no info Gaining Wisdom, Donna Hughes, 2007
info Wow Baby, Hunter Berry, 2007
info Buddy Melton, Buddy Melton, 2007
info Glide, Jerry Douglas, 2008
info Grappelli/Grisman: The First Sessions, Stephane Grappelli / David Grisman, 2008
info Live At The Great American Music Hall, 03/05/79, David Grisman Quintet, 2008
info Live At The Great American Music Hall, 03/06/79, David Grisman Quintet, 2008
no info Secrets, Sierra Hull, 2008
no info Thank You For Caring, Jeanette Williams, 2008
info Live In Japan 5/76, The Bluegrass Quintet, 2009
info Some Assembly Required, Assembly Of Dust, 2009
no info Down Home, Josh Williams, 2010
no info You Get What You Give, Zac Brown Band, 2010
info 25th Year Reunion Concert, David Grisman Quintet, 2011
info Happy Birthday Bill Monroe: Dawg Plays Big Mon, David Grisman and various artists, 2011

With others: single artist compilations

info Profile II, Emmylou Harris, 1984
info Gold in California: A Retrospective of Recordings, Kate Wolf, 1986
info Everything Is Gonna Work out Fine, Jerry Douglas, 1987
info Dust On The Needle, Tony Trischka, 1988
info Portraits, Emmylou Harris, 1996
info Retrospective, Mark O'Connor, 199?
info Thompson's Real, Eric Thompson, 2000
info Weaver of Visions: The Kate Wolf Antholgy, Kate Wolf, 2000
info Anthology: The Warner/Reprise Years, Emmylou Harris, 2001
info The Best Of The Vanguard Years, Alison Brown, 2002
info Old Ties, Norman Blake, 2002
info Will the Circle Be Unbroken: The Trilogy, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 2003
info Dirt on the Strings: The Instrumental Collection, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 2004
info The Very Best of: Heartaches & Highways, Emmylou Harris, 2005
info Black Mountain Rag, Doc & Merle Watson, 2006
info Songbird: Rare Tracks & Forgotten Gems, Emmylou Harris, 2007
no info A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection, Alison Krauss, 2007
info Best of the Sugar Hill Years, Ricky Skaggs, 2008
no info Essential, Alison Krauss, 2009
info Tell My Sister, Kate And Anna McGarrigle, 2011

With others: various artist compilations

info New Acoustic Music, Various Artists, 1984
info Rounder Bluegrass One, Various Artists, 1987
info Bluegrass: The World's Greatest Show, Various Artists, 1987
info Rounder Guitar: Acoustic Guitar, Various Artists, 1988
info Rounder Fiddle, Various Artists, 1988
info Bluegrass Class Of 90, Various Artists, 1990
info Bluegrass Suspects, Various Artists, 1990
info The Stained Glass Hour: Bluegrass and Old Timey Gospel Music, Various Artists, 1991
info Son of Rounder Banjo, Various Artists, 1992
info Hand-Picked: 25 Years of Bluegrass on Rounder Records, Various Artists, 1995
info Appalachian Stomp: Bluegrass Classics, Various Artists, 1995
info Top of the Hill Bluegrass: The Sugar Hill Collection, Various Artists, 1995
info Must Be Santa! The Rounder Christmas Album, Various Artists, 1995
info Blue Ribbon Guitar, Various Artists, 1996
info Rounder Bluegrass Guitar, Various Artists, 1996
info Rebel Records: 35 Years of the Best in Bluegrass (1960-1995), Various Artists, 1996
info Gospel According to Country, Various Artists, 1996
info Acoustic Disc 100% Handmade Music, Vol. 3, Various Artists, 1997
info Legacy: A Tribute to the First Generation of Bluegrass, Various Artists, 1997
info Blue Ridge Mountain Banjo, Various Artists, 1997
info Acoustic Holidays, Various Artists, 1998
info Bluegrass Breakdown, 14 Instrumentals, Various Artists, 1998
info Time-Life's Treasury of Bluegrass (30 tracks), Various Artists, 2000
info Choice Picks, Various Artists, 2000
info The Rough Guide to Bluegrass, Various Artists, 2001
info Cool Blue Rocks: Rock 'N' Roll in the Bluegrass Tradition, Various Artists, 2001
info Dark Is The Night, Various Artists, 2001
info O Christmas Tree!: A Bluegrass Collection for the Holidays, Various Artists, 2002
info Tennessee Mountain Home: 23 Bluegrass Gems, Various Artists, 2002
info American Roots: The Essential Album, Various Artists, 2002
info Lonesome Valley, Various Artists, 2002
info Time-Life's Treasury of Bluegrass (24 tracks), Various Artists, 2002
info Cool Blue and Lonesome: Bluegrass For the Broken-Hearted, Various Artists, 2002
info Mother Queen of My Heart: A Collection of Songs Inspired by Mom, Various Artists, 2002
info The Old Home Place: Bluegrass and Old-Time Mountain Music, Various Artists, 2003
info Winter's Eve: Acoustic Music, Various Artists, 2003
info Destination Appalachia, Various Artists, 2003
info The Best of Bluegrass, Various Artists, 2003
info Rough Guide: American Roots Box, Various Artists, 2003
info Songs of the South: Farther Along, Various Artists, 2004
info 20 Best of Bluegrass, Various Artists, 2004
info Bluegrass Today, Various Artists, 2004
info Merlefest Live! The Best of 2003, Various Artists, 2004
info Bluegrass All Stars: Sixteen Grand Slams from Sugar Hill, Various Artists, 2004
info The Best of King & Starday Bluegrass, Various Artists, 2004
info Strings and Things: The Best in Bluegrass, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 2005
info Flatpicking 2000, Various Artists, 2005
info Sugar Hill Records: A Retrospective, Various Artists, 2006
info True Bluegrass Essentials, Various Artists, 2006
info True Bluegrass Instrumentals, Various Artists, 2007
info Classic Bluegrass Collection, Vols. 1-4, Various Artists, 2007
info Absolutely Bluegrass, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 2007
info Bluegrass: An American Tradition, Various Artists, 2007
info Jazz Manouche, Vol. 4, Various Artists, 2008
info Drive-Time Bluegrass, Various Artists, 2009
info The Rounder Records Story, Various Artists, 2010
info Beginner's Guide To Hoedown, Various Artists, 2011


Last updated April 2012