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Thompson's Real: Bluegrass Instrumentals with Guitar

Eric Thompson

Initial release : 2000


This release includes all of the 1979 album Bluegrass Guitar which included contributions from David Grisman. It also includes extra duets performed by Thompson and Grisman.

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Tracks originally issued on Bluegrass Guitar

  • Paddy on the Turnpike
  • Blackberry Blossom
  • Crazy Creek
  • Thompson's Reel
  • Forked Deer
  • Say Old Man
  • Ragtime Annie
  • Panhandle Rag
  • Stoney Creek
  • Beaumont Rag
  • Dixie Hoedown
  • Dill Pickles Rag
  • Cross-Eyed Fiddler
Plus two tracks performed by Thompson and Grisman - further information will be added when available.


The musicians on this release include;

  • Eric Thompson - guitar
  • Tony Rice
  • David Grisman
  • Paul Shelasky
  • Todd Phillips
  • Jody Stecher
  • Suzy Thompson
  • Rick Shubb
  • Sandy Rothman
  • Markie Sanders

The Bluegrass Guitar tracks were recorded in 1978.

The Thompson/Grisman tracks were recorded in 1993.

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All but two of the tracks on this album were originally released on;