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Early Dawg

David Grisman

Initial release : 1980

Sugar Hill SH 3713

An archive release of live Grisman material mainly from 1966.

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Tracks

  • Fanny Hill (Grisman)
  • Sugar Hill Ramble (Grisman)
  • Little Maggie (Traditional)
  • Blue Grass Twist (Monroe)
  • Shenandoah Breakdown (Monroe)
  • Opus 57 (Grisman)
  • The Prisoner's Song (Massey)
  • John Henry (Traditional)
  • Rawhide (Monroe)
  • Little Sadie (Traditional)
  • Dark Hollow (Browning)
  • Dear Old Dixie (Flatt/Scruggs)
  • Opus 38 (Grisman)
  • I Wonder Where You Are Tonight (Bond)
  • Caravan (Ellington)
  • Black Mountain Rag (Traditional)
Musicians

  • David Grisman - mandolin
  • Bill Keith - banjo (tracks 2, 6, 10 and 15)
  • Winnie Winston - banjo
  • Del McCoury - guitar, lead vocals
  • Jerry McCoury - bass
  • Artie Rose - guitar (tracks 2, 6, 10, 13 and 15)
  • Frank Wakefield - mandolin (track 16)
Credits

  • Producer - David Grisman
  • Original recording - David Grisman
  • Re-recording, assembly - Bill Wolf
  • Mastering - Bill Wolf, Greg Fulginiti
  • Design - Suzanne Phister, Rebecca Wilson
  • Liner Notes - Dix Bruce
  • Thanks to all the musicians. Special thn anks to David Freeman, Craig Miller, Bill Monroe, Barry Poss, Dix Bruce, Sandy Rothman, Jesse McReynolds, Bob Osborne, John Duffey and Ted Marchbein , 1750 Arch Studios, Artisan Studios
  • Recorded March and August 1966
  • Live recordings from Renssalaer Polytech, Albany
  • Other recordings (tracks 2, 6, 10, 13 and 15) recorded in Grisman's apartment, NYC
  • Track 16 recorded June 1973
  • This record is dedicated to Ralph Rinzler and Red Allen, who freely gave their time and music, and inspired me to study the mandolin and the music of Bill Monroe.... David Grisman

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