OSBORNE BROTHERS 'Dayton to Knoxville'
" The second of a 4-CD series that will document the Osborne Brothers long career, this is a fascinating and well-presented collection of 16 tracks that any Osborne fan will need to have. Don’t expect to hear the impeccable, tight harmonies that marked the group’s work in its peak years of the 1950s, 60s, and 70s: the vocal quality has, understandably, fallen off in recent years. But the song selection is great, the picking is good, and there’s a nice set of notes by Eddie Stubbs, plus some neat early photos. And a real highlight is the inclusion of two early recordings saved from old acetates: one, from the year 1951 includes Jimmy Martin, and Charlie & Curly Ray Cline (ACROSS THE SEA BLUES). The 2nd previously unknown recording, HEAR JERUSALEM MOURN, features Jimmy Martin, Red Taylor and Ernie Newton with Sonny & Bob and was cut in 1954 just before their session for RCA Victor which produced 20/20 VISION and 3 other songs. In addition to Bob & Sonny’s picking, you can hear Glen Duncan on fiddle, Gene Wooten on dobro, Terry Eldredge on guitar and Terry Smith on bass.
- GLEN DUNCAN
- GENE WOOTEN
- TERRY ELDREDGE
- TERRY SMITH
- Y'ALL COME
- MY TEARS DON'T SHOW
- I'M THINKING TONIGHT OF MY BLUE EYES
- TAKE MY RING FROM YOUR FINGER
- WRAP MY BODY IN OLD GLORY WHEN I GO
- SEVEN YEAR BLUES
- I'M GONNA LOVE YOU ONE MORE TIME
- IS IT TOO LATE NOW
- I WONDER WHERE YOU ARE TONIGHT
- LITTLE ROSEWOOD CASKET
- LOVE IS A DANGER
- I CRIED AGAIN
- I'M WAITING TO HEAR YOU CALL ME DARLING
- CAN'T YOU HEAR JERUSALEM MOURN
- ACROSS THE SEA BLUES.