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The First Whippoorwill

Peter Rowan

Initial release : 1985

Sugar Hill 3749

A tribute to Bill Monroe from Peter Rowan and friends.

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  • I'm on My Way Back to the Old Home (Monroe)
  • I'm Just a Used to Be (Monroe)
  • I Believed in You, Darling (Monroe)
  • Sweetheart You Done Me Wrong (Flatt/Monroe)
  • When the Golden Leaves Begin to Fall (Price)
  • I Was Left on the Street (Carson/Monroe)
  • Goodbye Old Pal (Monroe)
  • When You Are Lonely (Flatt/Monroe)
  • The First Whippoorwill (Monroe)
  • Sittin' Alone in the Moonlight (Monroe)
  • Boat of Love (Smith)
  • It's Mighty Dark to Travel (Monroe)

  • Peter Rowan - lead & rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Alan O'Bryant - guitar, tenor vocals
  • Sam Bush - mandolin, baritone vocals
  • Bill Keith - banjo
  • Richard Greene - lead fiddle, bass vocals
  • Buddy Spicher - harmony fiddle
  • Roy Huskey Jr. - bass

  • Producer - Peter Rowan, Jim Rooney
  • Engineer, mixing - Jack "Stack-A-Track" Grochmal
  • Mastering - Jim Loyd
  • Cover photo - Craig Henry
  • Back photo - Jim McGuire
  • Design - Raymond Simone
  • Special thanks to Ken Levitan
  • Recorded at Jack Clements Cowboy Arms Hotel & Recording Spa, Nashville, TN
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