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List of "Must Have" albums from the old forum

Thought I’d post this from the old forum. Instead of making multiple postings and “who said what”, here they are in a list.

JD Crowe & the New South - any album, but particularly “Live in Japan”
all albums by The Bluegrass Album Band
Flatt & Scruggs - any/all
Jimmy Martin box set by bear Family Records
Also look for box sets/ anthologies of Bil Monroe and The Stanley Brothers.
Country Gentlemen - any
Seldom Scene - any
anything with Terry Baucom or Sammy Shelor on it
some good Banjo albums have been done by :
Alan Munde, John Hickman, Alan Shelton, Jim Mills, Larry Perkins, Ben Eldridge,
The Steeldrivers! And anything by Ricky Skaggs
Infamous Stringdusters
IIIrd Tyme Out- Back to the Mac
Lonesome River Band- Carrying the Tradition
Tony Rice - Manzanita
Tony Rice - Cold on the Sholder
Tony Rice - Church Street Blues
Tony Rice - Tony Rice
David Grisman Quintet - 20 Year Retrospective
Doc Watson - Southbound
Doc Watson - Doc Watson
Doc Watson and David Grisman - Doc and Dawg
Bill Monroe - Weary Traveler
Hand Picked 25 Years of Bluegrass on Rounder Records
Allen Shelton - Original Banjo Man
anything by .357 string band
The Kentucky Colonels - Appalachian Swing

So, anyone got more to add?


Greensky Bluegrass are worth checking out.

Thanks for taking the time Jim

I didn’t see any Norman Blake on that list. One of my favs

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Thanks, Jim!

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Thanks for taking the time Jim

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No problem guys. I’ll look around the old forum and see if there is anything else that we should have here, or let me know if you recall something that you remember from “the old days” :laughing:

You really are kicking butt getting stuff transferred over, Jim. I’m sure it takes a fair amount of time to find it, format it, and post it.

Kudos for the great effort Jim