The Essential Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys (1945-1949)

Bill Monroe
William Smith Monroe (September 13, 1911 – September 9, 1996) was an American musician who created the style of music known as bluegrass, which takes its name from his band, the "Blue Grass Boys," named for Monroe's home state of Kentucky. Monroe's performing career spanned 60 years as a singer, in… more »
11Rocky Road Blues2:34 
12Kentucky Waltz2:42 
13True Life Blues2:48 
14Nobody Loves Me4:10 
15Goodbye Old Pal2:23 
16Footprints in the Snow2:37 
17Blue Grass Special2:24 
18Come Back to Me in My Dreams2:59 
19Heavy Traffic Ahead2:49 
110Why Did You Wander2:32 
111Blue Moon of Kentucky3:01 
112Toy Heart2:45 
113Summertime Is Past and Gone2:53 
114Mansions for Me3:15 
115Mother's Only Sleeping3:15 
116California Blues [Blue Yodel No. 4]3:05 
117Will You Be Loving Another Man?2:51 
118How Will I Explain About You?2:56 
119Shining Path2:25 
120Wicked Path of Sin2:55 
221I'm Going Back to Old Kentucky3:13 
222It's Mighty Dark to Travel2:51 
223I Hear a Sweet Voice Calling2:55 
224Little Cabin Home on the Hill3:09 
225My Rose of Old Kentucky2:56 
226Bluegrass Breakdown2:38 
227Sweetheart You Done Me Wrong3:34 
228The Old Cross Road2:41 
229That Home Above3:48 
230Remember the Cross3:01 
231Little Community Church2:44 
232Along About Daybreak3:07 
233When You Are Lonely2:44 
234Molly and Tenbrooks [The Racehorse Song]2:43 
235Shine Hallelujah, Shine2:33 
236I'm Travelin' on and On2:34 
237Can't You Hear Me Callin'2:46 
238Travelin' This Lonesome Road3:23 
239Blue Grass Stomp2:57 
240The Girl in the Blue Velvet Band3:12