Down Where the River Bends
Composer: Jack Anglin / George Peck / Johnnie Wright

Down Where the River Bends was performed by Old & In The Way in 1973.

The song was written during the early 1940's by Jim Anglin for the country duo Johnny and Jack. Johnny and Jack (who was Jim Anglin's brother) used the song in live performances but did not record it.

Jerry Garcia

info Breakdown, Old & In The Way, 1997
info 10/8/73 The Boarding House, San Francisco, Old & In The Way, 2008 (withdrawn)
info Live At The Boarding House: The Complete Shows, Old & In The Way, 2013

Other recordings

no info Single (R. G. Chimes / Down Where The River Bends), Rocky Ridge Ramblers, 1959
no info Single, Pete Goble & Bill Gill & the Kentucky Rebels, 1962
info Bringing Mary Home, Country Gentlemen, 1966
info Solid Bluegrass Sound of The Kentuckians, The Kentuckians, 1966
info Bluegrass Holiday, J.D.Crowe & the Kentucky Mountain Boys, 1968
info Down Where The River Bends, Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, 1978
info Bluegrass Reunion, Red Allen, David Grisman, Herb Petersen, Jim Buchanan and Jim Kerwin, 1992
info Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Ralph Stanley, 1992
info Saturday Night, Ralph Stanley, 1995
info The Early Rebel Recordings 1962-1971, The Country Gentlemen, 1998
no info Single (Columbus Stockade Blues / Down Where The River Bends), Sugarloaf Ramblers, 19??
info Around the World to Poor Valley, Bill Clifton, 2001
info Backwards Bluegrass, Cletus and the Burners, 2001
no info Oh So Many Years, The Bailes Brothers, 2002
info Detroit to Wheeling, Osborne Brothers, 2003
info Keep on Going: The Rebel & Melodeon Recordings, Red Allen, 2004
info Dwight's Used Records, Dwight Yoakam, 2004
no info What's in a Name, Grass Backwards, 2006
info Fonotone Records 1956-1969, Various Artists (Rocky Ridge Ramblers), 2005
info Bluegrass Reunion Deluxe Edition, Allen /Grisman / Petersen / Buchanan / Kerwin, 2016
info Live at the Great American Music Hall, Bluegrass Reunion, 2021

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