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Salt Creek
Composer: Traditional

Salt Creek is an instrumental that was played by the Black Mountain Boys on the 7th March 1964.. The Black Mountain Boys were a group that included Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter, Eric Thompson, Sandy Rothman and David Nelson.

Salt Creek was the title used by Bill Monroe for his version of the earlier tune Salt River. Both titles are now used for the tune. Recordings of Salt Creek are often credited to Bill Monroe.



Recordings

Salt Creek

no info Single (Darling Corey / Salt Creek), Bill Monroe, 1964
info Bluegrass Guitar , Dan Crary, 1970
no info Motor City Bluegrass, The Sunnysiders, 1970
no info New Grass Instrumentals, Mike Lilly and Wendy Miller, 1972
info Got Me A Martin Guitar, Tony Rice, 1973?
no info Memories, Doc Watson, 1975
no info Northern Lights, Northern Lights, 1976
no info Light Our Way Along the Highway, Bottle Hill, 1976
no info Country Blue, Mark Petteys, 1976
no info Memories And Dreams, The Boys from Indiana, 1977
info Banjoland, Tony Trischka, 1977
no info Dance Like A Wave On The Sea, Walt Michael and Tom McCreesh, 1978
info Guitar, Tony Rice, 1979?
no info Acoustic, Greg Harris, 1979
no info Festival Favorites, Vol. 2, Alan Munde, 1980
no info Red Hot And Bluegrass, Brothers 'n Bluegrass, 1980
info Fiddle Tunes for Banjo, Tony Trischka / Bill Keith / Bela Fleck, 1981
no info In the Days I Went A-Courtin', Wade Hampton Millar, 1981
no info Jigging One Now, Steve Turner, 1983
no info Close To Home, Dave Evans and River Bend, 1985
info It's About Time, Hickory Hill, 1985
info Classic Bluegrass Instrumentals, Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys, 1987
no info Speechless, Albert Lee, 1987
info Dust On The Needle, Tony Trischka, 1988
info Norman Blake and Tony Rice 2, Norman Blake and Tony Rice, 1990
info Bluegrass 1959-1969, Bill Monroe, 1991
no info Back in Galax Again, The Lundy Family, 1992
no info Festival Favorites Revisited, Alan Munde, 1993
info The Vanguard Years, Doc Watson, 1995
info The Music Of Bill Monroe, Bill Monroe, 1994
no info Leading Off..., Chris Thile, 1994
info Rounder Bluegrass Guitar, Various Artists (Norman Blake and Tony Rice), 1996
info Blue Ribbon Guitar, Various Artists (Norman Blake, Tony Rice and Doc Watson), 1996
info Live At The Oasis, Rollin' In the Hay, 1998
no info A Pilgrim Life With Music, Ron Brentano And Mike RussoWith The Humanatones, 1998
no info Home In The Heart, Summer Villa, 1999
info Badass Bluegrass, Rollin' In the Hay, 199?
info American Traveler, Bill Monroe, 2000
no info Walker's Run, Walker's Run, 2000
info Edgar's Blues, Eric Lewis & Andy Ratliff, 2001
no info The Footstompin Trio, The Footstompin' Trio, 2002
no info Cruisin' The 8, Emory Lester, 2002
info July 1963: Two Days at Newport, Bill Monroe, 2003
no info Tennessee Stud, Doc Watson, 2003
no info Old Time Banjo, Pine Tree String Band, 2003
no info M&M Blues, Murphy Henry, 2003
no info Roads, Scuffletown, 2003
no info High on the Hog, Yeehaw Junction Bluegrass Band, 2003
info DocFest: A Tribute to Doc Watson and His Musical Partners Merle Watson and Jack Lawrence, Various Artists, 2003
no info Strictly Instrumental: The Best of, Don Reno and Red Smiley, 2004
no info Out Standing in Their Field, Cuttin Grass, 2004
info Flatpicking Favorites: Hot & Spicy, Various Artists (Jim Nunally & Scott Nygard), 2004
info On The Road: April 1, 2004, Glasgow, UK, String Cheese Incident, 2004
info On The Road: June 19, 2004, North Plains, OR, String Cheese Incident, 2004
info On The Road: July 8, 2004, Morrison, CO, String Cheese Incident, 2004
info Bluegrass Motormart, The Prairie Acre, 2005
info On The Road: Archive Series: Athens, GA, May 1, 1997, String Cheese Incident, 2005
info On The Road: Archive Series: Jackson Hole, WY, Feb 27, 1999, String Cheese Incident, 2005
no info Mountain Tradition, Clay Jones, 2005
no info Who Will Sing for Me?: Music Traditions from the New American South, Eddie McGee, 2005
no info Bluegrass Heritage: Roots & Branches: 25 Bluegrass Classics, Various Artists (Red Smiley and the Bluegrass Cut-Ups), 2005
no info Rural Rhythm Banjo Collection: 25 Bluegrass Banjo Favorites, Various Artists (Billy Edwards), 2005
info Best Of Red Smiley & The Bluegrass Cut-Ups, Vol. 2, Red Smiley & The Bluegrass Cut-Ups, 2006
no info Flatpick, Clarence White, 2006
info On The Road: July 15, 2006, Mansfield, MA, String Cheese Incident, 2006
info On The Road: July 29, 2006, Niigata, Japan, String Cheese Incident, 2006
info On The Road: September 30, Chicago, IL, String Cheese Incident, 2006
info On The Road: October 6, Asheville, NC, String Cheese Incident, 2006
info On The Road: Travelogue Summer 2006, String Cheese Incident, 2006
info On The Road: Travelogue Fall 2006, String Cheese Incident, 2007
info Runnin' Water, Robert Feathers, 2006
info Vassar Clements, Tony Rice & the Low Country All-Star Band, 2006
info Walking Down The Line, James Alan Shelton, 2007
info Wine Wine Wine, Paul McCallum, 2007
no info Dance Hall Incident, Sugar Bayou, 2007
info Is It True?, The Dwyers, 2008
no info Speechless/Gagged But Not Bound, Albert Lee, 2008
no info Test of Time, Blue Tyes of Grass, 2008
no info Movin' On, Sawtooth Bluegrass Band, 2008
no info One Fret Makes a Difference, Urban Monroes, 2008
no info Bluegrass Smash Hits, Vol. 1, The Nashville Brigade, 2008
no info That Good Ol' Bluegrass, Various Artists (Red Smiley and the Bluegrass Cut-Ups), 2008
info Front Porch Pickin', Various Artists (Clay Jones, Jim Van Cleeve and Adam Steffey), 2008
no info Vintage Bluegrass Essentials: 40 Bluegrass Classics, Various Artists (Red Smiley and the Bluegrass Cut-Ups), 2009

Salt River

no info Single (Hot Foot / Salt River), Kessinger Brothers, 1929
info Lilly Brothers and Don Stover, Lilly Brothers and Don Stover, 1962
info Clark Kessinger, Fiddler: Old-Time Country Music, Clark Kessinger, 1966
no info Texas Fiddle Favorites, Various Artists (Lewis Franklin), 1966
no info Traditional Music For Banjo Fiddle & Bagpipes, Franklin George, 1967
no info More Goodies From The Hills, New Deal String Band, 1969
no info Joe Greene's Fiddle Album, Joe Greene, 1969
info Doc Watson On Stage, Doc Watson & Merle Watson, 1971
info West Virginia Coal Miner Blues, Don Stover & the White Oak Mountain Boys, 1973
no info A Jam Session With, Benny & Jerry Thomasson, 1973
no info Old Time Fiddle Classics, Vol. 2, Various Artists (Kessinger Brothers), 1973
no info Mellow With Ale From the Horn, John Roberts & Tony Barrand, 1975
no info Old Originals, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Sam Connor), 1976
no info Don't Mean Maybe, John Hickman, 1978
no info National Champion, Herman Johnson, 1978
info Fiddle And Flattop, Gillian Brothers, 1978
no info Whiskey Before Breakfast, Norman Blake, 1987
no info Old-Time Banjo Anthology, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Currence Hammonds), 1991
no info Building Boom, Howie Bursen, 1992
no info The Weiser Reunion, Benny And Jerry Thomasson, 1993?
no info Old Time, New Times, Benton Flippen, 1994
no info Home Recordings, Delbert Hughes, 1994
no info Old Sport, John Hartford, 1995
no info The Legend of Clark Kessinger, Clark Kessinger, 1996
no info Lost Boy, Bruce Molsky, 1996
info Complete Recorded Works, Volume II, 1929, The Kessinger Brothers, 1997
no info Forked Deer, Volume 1, Ed Haley, 1997
no info Walnut Gap, Owen Chapman, 1999
info Times Ain't Like They Used to Be: Early American Rural Music, Vol. 4, Various Artists (The Kessinger Brothers), 1999
no info 50 Old-Time Fiddle Gems, Pete McMahan, 19??
no info Time Stands Still, The Konnarock Critters, 2002
no info Bluegrass, The Konnarock Critters, 2003
no info The Right Hand Fork of Rush's Creek: Old Time Fiddling, Wilson Douglas, 2005
no info Flyin' Blind, Big Sky Stringband, 2005
no info Top Ten Fiddle Tunes, Elan Chalford, 2006
no info All I've Got's Done Gone, Rhys Jones, Jeff Miller, And Jim Nelson, 2006
info On The Road: September 30, 2006, Chicago, IL, String Cheese Incident, 2006
info On The Road: October 6, 2006, Asheville, NC, String Cheese Incident, 2006
no info Protect the Innocent, John Blisard, 2008
no info Old Familiar Tunes, Professor Banjo, 2008
info Territory, Tony Trischka, 2008

 
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