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Billy In The Low Ground
Composer: Traditional

Billy In The Low Ground was played at least twice by Old & In The Way in 1973 and at least once by Jerry Garcia with the Great American String Band in 1974.


Recordings

no info Single (Billy In The Low Ground / When You And I Were Young Maggie), Fiddlin' John Carson, 1924
no info Single (Rye Straw / Billy In The Low Ground), Uncle Stuart Am, 1924
no info Single (And The Cat Came Back The Very next Day / Billy In The Low Ground), Fiddlin' Doc Roberts, 1925
no info Single (Billy In The Low Ground / Buck Creek Gal), Fiddlin' Jim Burke, 1927
no info Single (Ladies On A Steamboat / Billy In The Low Ground), Burnett & Rutherford, 1927
no info Single (Billy In The Low Ground / The Old Hen Cackled), Jim Burke, 1928
no info Single (Eighth Of January / Billy In The Low Ground), Bates Possum Hunters, 1928
no info Single (Medley Of Old Time Fiddlers Favorites Pt 1 & Pt 2), Robert Cooks' Old Time Fiddlers, 1929
no info Single (Billy In The Low Ground / Sally Johnson), Lowe Stokes & Riley Puckett, 1930
no info Single (Listen To The Mockingbird / Billy In The Low Ground), Fiddlin' Red Herron, 1947
no info Single (Billy In The Low Ground / Whistling Rufus), Pee Wee King and his Golden West Cowboys, 1949
info 37th Old-Time Fiddlers Convention at Union Grove North Carolina, Various Artists (Lonesome Strangers), 1961
no info Bluegrass Instrumentals, Osborne Brothers, 1962
no info Square Dance Party, Gordon Terry, 1962
no info Steel Guitar Sound, Walter Haynes with Merry Melody Singers, 1962
no info Single (Stoney Fork / Billy In The Low Ground), Paul Chaney & Bill Poffinberger, 1963
no info Legend of Clark Kessinger, Clark Kessinger, 1964
info Bluegrass Breakdown, Lilly Brothers, 1964
info Appalachian Swing!, The Kentucky Colonels, 1964
no info Bob Wills Keepsake Album #1, Bob Wills, 1964
no info Texas Hoedown, Benny Thomasson, 1965
info String Band Project, Various Artists (The Mother Bay State Entertainers), 1965
info Clark Kessinger, Fiddler: Old-Time Country Music, Clark Kessinger, 1966
no info National Oldtime Fiddlers' Contest and Folk Music Festival, Various Artists (Byron Berline), 1966
no info Dobro and Fiddle, Billy Baker & Kenny Haddock, 1967
no info Ohio State Champion, Ohio States Best, Various Artists (Curley Herdman), 1967
info Old Time Music, Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys, 1968
no info In the Pines, Possum Hunters, 1968
no info Ohio State's Best, Curly Herdman, 1968
no info Joe Smith & the Carolina Buddies, Joe Smith & the Carolina Buddies, 1969
no info Bluegrass Special, Various Artists (Kentucky Colonels), 1969
no info The Hub of the Universe, Terry Baucom, 1970
info White Lightnin' Fresh Air, Ramsey and Ray, 1970
no info Uncle Charlie and His Dog Teddy, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 1970
info Doc Watson On Stage, Doc Watson & Merle Watson, 1971
no info Guitaration Gap, Joe Maphis, 1971
no info The Best Of, John Hammond, 1971
no info Bluegrass Old & New, Larry Sparks & the Lonesome Ramblers, 1972
no info Magnum Banjos, Brown, Sullivan & Co., 1972
no info Ralph Meadows & His Bluegrass Fiddle, Ralph Meadows, 1973
no info Ola Belle Reed, Ola Belle Reed, 1973
no info Uncle Wade. A Memorial to Wade Ward, Old Time Virginia Banjo, Wade Ward, 1973
info Going Back to the Blue Ridge Mountains, The Country Gentlemen, 1973
no info Mountain Fiddler, Herbert Smoke, 1973
no info The Lonesome Sounds Of, Larry Sparks & the Lonesome Ramblers, 1974
no info The Kentucky Colonels, Kentucky Colonels, 1974
no info Hot Tarheel Fiddlin', Carl Joyner, 1974?
no info Uptown Bluegrass, Uptown Bluegrass, 1974
no info Union Grove 50. Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Various Artists (Carolina Country Boys), 1974
no info Classic Fiddle Tunes: Recorded During The Golden Age, Various Artists (Fiddlin' Doc Roberts), 1974
info California Autumn, Tony Rice, 1975
no info Early 50's Radio Broadcasts, Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs & the Foggy Mountain Boys, 1975
no info The Fiddler, Charlie Moore & his Dixie Partners, 1975
no info John's Mule, Johnny Dacus, 1975
no info Hello City Limits, City Limits Bluegrass Band 1975
no info National Junior Fiddle Champion, Various Artists (Mark O'Connor), 1975
no info Master Fiddler, Eck Robertson, 1976
no info Poor Richard's Almanac, Poor Richard's Almanac, 1976
no info A Living Legend, Fiddlin' Art Wooten, 1976
no info 99 44/100% Pure Instrumental, Acme Bluegrass Co., 1976
no info Caught With The Grass, Jack & Mike Theobald & the Bluegrass Country, 1976
no info Raw Fiddle, Various Artists (Georgia Slim Rutland), 1976
no info Live at Union Grove, Clark Kessinger, 1976
no info Bluegrass Fiddle Jam, Virgil Shouse, 1977
no info Texas Jam Session, Benny Thomasson, Texas Shorty, Terry Morris & Mark O'Connor, 1977
no info Fiddlin' Skeets Williams, Fiddlin' Skeets Williams, 1977
no info The Osborne Brothers, The Osborne Brothers, 1978
no info Plank Road. Vocal and Instrumental Blend, Plank Road String Band, 1978
no info Hot Off The Press, Hot Off The Press, 1978
no info South Dakota Fiddling Contest, Various Artists (Chlores Worlow), 1978
info Live & Let Live, Red Allen & the Kentuckians, 1979
no info Backwoods Banjo, Mac Benford, 1979
no info Why Ray? Ralph!, Charlie Cline & the Lonesome Pine Fiddlers, 1979
no info Pickin' on the sunny side, Hal Wylie & Roger Sprung & the Progressive Bluegrassers, 197?
info Clarence White And The Kentucky Colonels, Kentucky Colonels, 1980
no info Thunder on the Run, Stefan Grossman, 1980
no info Dixie Blossoms, Art Galbraith, 1980
no info 20 Blue Grass Fiddlin' Banjo Hits, Various Artists (Scotty Stoneman), 1980
no info Doin' My Time, Less Lester & the Bluegrass Rams, 1981
no info Fiddlin' John, John Johnson, 1981
info Tracy Schwarz's Fiddler's Companion, Tracy Schwarz, 1981
no info Cherokee Rose, Rafe Brady, 1981
no info In Full Swing, String Band Smathers, 1981
info Here Today, David Grisman, Vince Gill, Herb Pedersen, Jim Buchanan & Emery Gordy Jr, 1982
no info Early & Essential, Volume 1, Larry Sparks & the Lonesome Ramblers, 1982
info Down Yonder: Old Time String Band Music from Georgia, Gordon Tanner/John Patterson/Smokey Joe Miller, 1982
no info Fiddle Classics, Buddy Spicher, 1983
no info Jerusalem Ridge, Emory Lester, 1983
info Bluegrass, David and Billie Ray Johnson, 1983
no info It'll Never Happen Again, Old Time String Bands, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Dr. Humphrey Bates and His Possum Hunters), 1985
no info Saturday at the Market, Huntley and Johnson Doherty, 1987
no info Golden Banjo, Paul Buchanan, 1987
no info Can't You Hear Me Calling, Dean Sapp & the Harford Express, 1988
no info 21 Golden Hits, Bob Wills, 1989
no info Now That's a Good Tune: Masters of Missouri Traditional Fiddling (Book/LP), Various Artists (Gene Goforth), 1989
info Steve Kilby, Steve Kilby, 198?
info Mandolin and Other Stuff, Ron Thomason, 198?
no info Championship Years, Mark O'Connor, 1990
no info Pace Yourself, P.T. Gazell, 1990
info Treasures Untold, Doc Watson, 1991
info Famous Cowboy Fiddler, Eck Robertson, 1991
no info Goin' Up Copper Creek, Various Artists (Per Christophersson and Thomas Haglund), 1991
info 1959-1963, Flatt and Scruggs, 1992
info 1964-1969, Plus, Flatt & Scruggs, 1992
no info Rocky Road to Jordan, Casey Jones, 1992
no info Evergreen, Will Keys, 1992
no info Puncheon Camps, Clyde Davenport, 1992
no info Fiddle Tunes from Orange County, Indiana. Vol. 1, Various Artists (Lotus Dickey), 1992
no info Eck Robertson, Eck Robertson, 1992
no info Salty River Reel, Cyril Stinnett, 1992
no info Black Jack Grove, Walter McNew, 1993
no info Vintage Wine, Melvin Wine, 1993
no info Weiser Reunion, Benny and Jerry Thomasson, 1993
no info The Longhorn Recordings, Bob Wills, 1993
no info Washington Traditional Fiddlers Project. Vol. 1, Various Artists (Glenn Berry), 1993
no info Home Recordings, Delbert Hughes, 1994
info The Kitchen Tapes, Frank Wakefield and Red Allen, 1994
no info Bluegrass Guitar Duets, Sandy Rothman & Steve Pottier, 1994
no info Out in Our Meadow, Bill Hinkley and Judy Larson, 1994
info 1956-1968, The Osborne Brothers, 1995
no info Stones River Ranch Boys, Stones River Ranch Boys, 1995
no info Way West Soundtrack, Various Artists, 1995
no info Maysville, J.P. Fraley, 1995
no info Old Time Fiddle Tunes, J.P. Fraley, 1995
no info Tie Hacker Hoe-down, Nile Wilson, 1995
no info Pee Wee King & His Golden West Cowboys, Pee Wee King & His Golden West Cowboys, 1995
no info Blue in the Blue Ridge, James Alan Shelton, 1996
no info On Stage, Reno and Smiley, 1996
no info National Oldtime Fiddler's Contest, Various Artists (Levi Dennis), 1996
info Rebel Records: 35 Years of the Best in Bluegrass (1960-1995), Various Artists (Tony Rice), 1996
no info Complete Recorded Works, Vol. 1, 1923-4, Fiddlin' John Carson, 1998
info Complete Recorded Works (1926-1930), Burnett & Rutherford, 1998
no info Southern flavor, James Price, 1998
info Old-Time Texas Fiddler, Eck Robertson, 1998
no info Cotton Bales and Barley, Un-Reconstructed, 1998
info Prestige/Folklore Years, Vol. 5: Have a Feast Here Tonight, The Lilly Brothers and Don Stover, 1999
no info Complete Recorded Works In Chronological Order, Vol. 1 1925-1928, Fiddlin' Doc Roberts, 1999
no info Harmony Park Airshots January 1953, Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys, 1999
no info 16 Super Hits, Nashville Fiddles, 1999
no info Times Ain't Like They Used to Be, Vol. 3: Early American Rural Music, Various Artists (Lowe Stokes), 1999
info Times Ain't Like They Used to Be: Early American Rural Music, Vol. 4, Various Artists (The Kessinger Brothers), 1999
info 33 Acoustic Guitar Instrumentals, Clarence White, 2000
info My Style, Herschel Sizemore, 2000
no info Foundation: The Doc Watson Guitar Instrumental Collection, 1964-1998, Doc Watson, 2000
no info In Chronological Order, Vol. 1 1927-1930, Lowe Stokes, 2000
no info 31 Fiddle Favorites, Fiddlin' Mutt Poston & Clarence Jackson & the Farm Hands, 2000
no info Once Again, from the Top, Vol. 1, The Bluegrass Band, 2000
info Prairie Bluegrass, Bray Brothers & Red Cravens, 2000
no info Circles, Steve Kaufman, 2000
no info Bluegrass Guitars That Destroyed The World, Various artists (CMH Studio Band), 2000
info Bluegrass Then And Now, Various Artists (David Johnson), 2000
no info From Mountain View to Mountain Dew, Bill Thurman & Lloyd Wright, 2001
no info The Early Stars of the Grand Ole Opry, Various Artists (Doctor Humphrey Bate and his Possum Hunters), 2001
no info Old Time Texas String Bands, Vol. 2: Dallas Bound, Various Artists (Oscar & Doc Harper), 2001
info Newport Folk Festival: Best of Bluegrass 1959-1966, Various Artists (Lilly Brothers and Dan Stover with Tex Logan), 2001
info Classic Bluegrass From Smithsonian Folkways, Various Artists (Lonesome Strangers), 2002
info Detroit to Wheeling, Osborne Brothers, 2003
no info Cruisin' the 8, Emory Lester, 2003
no info Remembers the Alamo, Asleep at the Wheel, 2003
no info Guitar Extravaganza, Steve Kilby, Steve Lewis, Randy Greer and Wayne Henderson, 2003
no info Black Mountain Harmonica, Tony Eyers, 2003
no info 30 Fiddle Classics, Nashville Fiddles, 2003
no info Everybody's Tuned To The Radio: Rural Music Traditions In West Georgia, 1947-1979, Various Artists (Uncle John Patterson ), 2003
info DocFest: A Tribute to Doc Watson and His Musical Partners Merle Watson and Jack Lawrence, Various Artists, 2003
info Kentucky Mountain Music, Various Artists (Burnett & Rutherford), 2003
no info Kanawha Tradition, Bobby Taylor, 2004
no info Appalachian Rain, Steve Lewis, 2004
no info Raw Fiddle, Various Artists (Doctor Humphrey Bate and his Possum Hunters), 2004
info Rural Rhythm Fiddle Collection, Various Artists (Mutt Poston), 2004
info Faded Love 1947-1973, Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, 2005
info Live: 1955-1967: Outstanding In Their Field, Sam and Kirk McGee, 2005
info The Art Of Virtue, Adrienne Young and Little Sadie, 2005
info On The Road: October 11, 2005, Ithaca, NY, String Cheese Incident, 2005
no info Tunes, Sharon Shannon, Frankie Gavin, Michael McGoldrick, Jim Murray, 2005
no info Let Me Linger, Laura Boosinger, 2005
no info Legendary Texas Fiddler, Benny Thomasson, 2005
no info Play Cotton Eyed Joe & Other Favorite Hoedowns, Stones River Ranch Boys, 2005
no info Picks the Mandolin, Uncle Hershel, 2005
no info Rural Rhythm Guitar Collection: 25 Bluegrass Guitar Favorites, Various Artists (Clarence White), 2005
no info Along the Ohio's Shores, Vol. 1: Fiddle Music Along a Great River, Various Artists (Buddy Thomas), 2005
info Vassar Clements, Tony Rice & the Low Country All-Star Band, 2006
info Not Too Far from the Tree, Bryan Sutton, 2006
no info Sweet American Picks, The Grey Sky Boys, 2006
no info Going Places and Doing Things, Dennis Ludiker, 2006
no info Bluegrass Meadows, Rafe Stefanini, 2006
no info East Tennessee Blues, John Boulware, 2006
no info Play Their 100 Best, Nashville Fiddles, 2006
no info Bluegrass Sound From 50 Years Ago, Granite City Playboys, 2007
no info Tie Hacker Hoedown, Nile Wilson, 2007
info Wow Baby, Hunter Berry, 2007
info True Bluegrass Instrumentals, Various Artists (Tony Rice), 2007
no info Art of Field Recording, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Gordon Tanner / Smokey Joe Miller), 2007
info Classic Old-Time Fiddle from Smithsonian Folkways, Various Artists (Buddy Griffin with Red Allen and the Kentuckians), 2007
no info EP, The Santa Fe All Stars, 2008
info Mountain Frolic: Rare Old Timey Classics 1924-37, Various Artists (Dr. Humphrey Bate), 2008
no info Mountain state fiddler, Glen Smith, 2009
no info Panhandle Texas Fiddling, Bartow Riley, 2009
no info Gems From A Master Fiddler, Buddy Pendleton, 2010
no info Fiddlin' Around, Stones River Ranch Boys, 2010
no info Sleep with One Eye Open, Chris Thile & Michael Daves, 2011

 
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