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Life of Sorrow

David Grisman

Initial release : 2003

Acoustic Disc ACD 53

A collection of bluegrass tracks recorded over the last 30 years featuring a wide range of collaborators and colleagues.

Tracks

  • A Life Of Sorrow (Stanley)
  • Doin' My Time (Skinner)
  • We Can't Be Darlings Anymore (Flatt / Seckler)
  • When You And I Were Young Maggie (Butterfield)
  • All The Good Times Are Past And Gone (Traditional)
  • Tragic Romance (Jones)
  • Seven Year Blues (Louvin / Louvin / Hill)
  • You're The Girl Of My Dreams (Wiseman)
  • Unwanted Love (Reno / Smiley / Leftwich)
  • Man Of Constant Sorrow (Stanley)
  • Tennessee Waltz (Stewart / King)
  • Bury Me Under The Weeping Willow (Traditional)
  • Pretty Saro (Traditional)
  • Cabin Of Love (Monroe)
  • Farther Along (Traditional)
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Musicians

The musicians on each song are as follows.

A Life Of Sorrow;

  • The Nashville Bluegrass Band
    Pat Enright - guitar, lead vocals
    Alan O'Bryant - banjo, tenor vocals
    Stuart Duncan - fiddles, baritone vocals
    Mark Hembree - bass
  • David Grisman - mandolin
Doin' My Time;
  • John Hartford - banjo, vocals
  • David Grisman - mandolin
We Can't Be Darlings Anymore;
  • The Del McCoury Band
    Del McCoury - guitar, tenor vocals
    Ronnie McCoury - mandolin
    Rob McCoury - banjo
    Jason Carter - fiddle
  • David Grisman - mandolin, lead vocals
When You And I Were Young Maggie;
  • Mac Wiseman - guitar, vocals
  • David Grisman - mandolin
All The Good Times Are Past And Gone;
  • Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mt. Boys
    Ralph Stanley - banjo, lead vocals
    Ralph Stanley II - guitar
    Jack Cook - bass, tenor vocals
    James Price - fiddle
  • David Grisman - mandolin, baritone vocals
Tragic Romance;
  • Alan O'Bryant - banjo, tenor vocals
  • David Grisman - mandolin, lead vocals
Seven Year Blues;
  • Herb Pedersen - banjo, tenor vocals
  • David Grisman - mandolin, lead vocals
  • Del McCoury - guitar
  • Jim Kerwin - bass
You're The Girl Of My Dreams;
  • Mac Wiseman - guitar, vocals
  • David Grisman - mandolin
Unwanted Love;
  • The Del McCoury Band
    Del McCoury - guitar, tenor vocals
    Ronnie McCoury - baritone vocals
    Rob McCoury - banjo
    Jason Carter - fiddle
    Mike Bub - bass
  • David Grisman - mandolin, lead vocals
Man Of Constant Sorrow;
  • Ralph Stanley - tenor vocals
  • David Grisman - mandolin, lead vocals
  • Herb Pedersen - rhythm guitar
  • Laurie Lewis - fiddle
  • Jim Kerwin - bass
Tennessee Waltz;
  • Del McCoury - guitar, lead vocals
  • David Grisman - mandolin
Bury Me Under The Weeping Willow;
  • Ralph Rinzler - mandolin, lead vocals
  • David Grisman - mandolin, tenor vocals
  • Artie Rose - guitar
  • Harriet Rose - bass
Pretty Saro;
  • John Nagy - guitar, orchestration, vocals
  • David Grisman - mandolin
Cabin Of Love;
  • The Del McCoury Band
    Del McCoury - guitar, tenor vocals
    Ronnie McCoury - mandolin
    Rob McCoury - banjo
    Jason Carter - fiddle
    Mike Bub - bass
  • David Grisman - mandolin, lead vocals
Farther Along;
  • Bryan Bowers - autoharp, vocals
  • David Grisman - mandolin
Credits

  • Producer - David Grisman
  • Executive producer - Craig Miller
  • Recording - Lary Cummings and Dave Dennison at Dawg Studios; David Ferguson at Cowboy Arms Recording Spa; Tom Anderson at Bayview Studios; Bob Petrucci at Petrucci & Arwell Studios
  • Mixing - Larry Cummings and Dawg at Dawg Studios
  • Mastering - Paul Stubblebine at Stubblebine Mastering
  • Cover photograph - Richard Olsenius (courtesy National Geographic)
  • Art direction - Brenna Ramirez
  • Liner notes - David Grisman
  • Special thanks to - Banana, Rob Bleetstein, Jack Crymes, Jerry Garcia, Pam & Sam Grisman, D Brent Hauseman, John Kokoska, Nobuharu Komoriya, Isabel Miller, John Orleman, Bruce Polansky, Artie & Harriet Rose, Leslie Rowan, Jon Sievert, Tracy, Bob Zachary, Audix Microphones, Birkenstock, D'Addario strings, D'Andrea picks, Hallie's Diner and Waverly Tuners
Notes

The earliest track on this release was recorded in 1969. The majority though were recorded in the 1990s. The CD booklet provides recording dates;

  • A Life Of Sorrow - Sept 3, 1987
  • Doin' My Time - May 11, 1994
  • We Can't Be Darlings Anymore - January 15, 1997
  • When You And I Were Young Maggie - Sept 16, 1998
  • All The Good Times Are Past And Gone - August 9, 1996
  • Tragic Romance - February 7, 1994
  • Seven Year Blues - July 15, 1987
  • You're The Girl Of My Dreams - Sept 16, 1998
  • Unwanted Love - January 15, 1997
  • Man Of Constant Sorrow - August 10, 1996
  • Tennessee Waltz - Sept 16, 1998
  • Bury Me Under The Weeping Willow - Sept 3, 1990
  • Pretty Saro - August 7, 1969
  • Cabin Of Love - January 15, 1997
  • Farther Along - December 19, 1991
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