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Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs
Foggy Mountain Jamboree


Lester Flatt - banjo
Earl Scruggs - guitar


Config: 180g/gatefold jacket/MONO
Cat. #: eXLP-44062
UPC: 780014406219

SRP: $19.99 + Shipping & Handling
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Side One:
   Flint Hill Special
   Some Old Day
   Earl's Breakdown
   Jimmie Brown, the Newsboy
   Foggy Mountain Special
   It Won't be Long


Side Two:
   Shuckin' the Corn
   Blue Ridge Cabin Home
   Randy Lynn Rag
   Your Love Is Like a Flower
   Foggy Mountain Chimes
   Reunion in Heaven


MUSICIANS:
Lester Flatt (guitar)
Earl Scruggs (banjo).

Chet Atkins, Louis Innis, Ray Edenton (guitar)
Josh Graves (dobro)
Curly Seckler, Everett Lilly (mandolin)
Chubby Wise, Howdy Forrester, Paul Warren, Benny Martin (fiddle)
Ernie Newton, Bob Moore, Jake Tullock (bass instrument)

Mastered for this LP by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio
Available in glorious mono!
Records pressed at RTI


Exhibit Records is proud to present:

"...one of the most important and widely influential albums in the history of American Roots Music."

Three years after leaving Bill Monroe's seminal Blue Grass Boys in 1948, guitarist-vocalist Lester Flatt (1914-1979) and banjo virtuoso-vocalist Earl Scruggs (1924-2012) recorded the first selections that comprise Foggy Mountain Jamboree, one of the most important and widely influential albums in the history of American Roots Music. Spanning the years 1951 to 1955, Foggy Mountain Jamboree was made in Nashville under the watchful eye and empathetic ears of legendary producer Don Law, who saw to it that Flatt & Scruggs' Foggy Mountain Boys sounded as clean and clear as the water of a Tennessee mountain stream. In addition to their instrumental prowess, Flatt & Scruggs, plus their featured sidemen (including Curly Seckler or Everett Lilly on mandolin, Benny Martin, Paul Warren, or Howdy Forrester on fiddle, and Josh "Buck" Graves on dobro), harmonized beautifully, as the vocals throughout this collection attest. Foggy Mountain Jamboree is nothing less than "an essential part of every bluegrass collection."

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