October 3, 2019 – 4:53 am


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Radio Transcriptions 1950-1960 [no label, 1CD]

US Air Force “Country Music Time” Radio Transcriptions, Nashville, TN; Circa Late-1950s to Early-1960s. Fairly to very good radio broadcasts.

After leaving Bill Monroe’s band in 1948, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs went on to form Foggy Mountain Boys. According to the wikipedia, Scruggs, who had always shown progressive tendencies, experimented on duets with saxophonist King Curtis and added songs by the likes of Bob Dylan to the group’s repertoire. Flatt, a traditionalist, did not like these changes, and the group broke up in 1969. Following the breakup, Lester Flatt founded the Nashville Grass and Scruggs led the Earl Scruggs Revue. Flatt died in 1979, at the age of 64. Scruggs died on March 28, 2012 in Nashville. Flatt and Scruggs were elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1985. - wikipedia

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Thanks to Keith Kreider (transfer); and to hooligan3244 for sharing these tracks at Dime.

Sony Low Noise C-60: Nakamichi ZX7 > Nickspicks Silver Hydra’s > Lunatec V3 @ 24/48 > M-Audio Firewire 410
“This recording was originally made available by The Steam Powered Preservation Society, 501(c)3 at www.thespps.org.

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US Air Force “Country Music Time” Transcription III:
Track 01. Intro 0:11
Track 02. You Can Feel It In Your Soul 2:38
Track 03. Bugle Call Rag outro 1:18
5 mins

US Air Force “Country Music Time” Transcription I:
Track 04. Intro 0:51
Track 05. Big Black Train 2:59
Track 06. Some Old Day 2:50
Track 07. Lost To A Geisha Girl 2:38
Track 08. God Loves His Children 3:06
13 mins

US Air Force “Country Music Time” Transcription II:
Track 09. Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down 2:37
Track 10. Lovesick And Sorrow 2:55
Track 11. Shuckin’ The Corn 1:22
Track 12. Is There Room For Me? 2:33
Track 13. Roll In My Sweet Baby’s Arms 2:37
Track 14. Randy Lynn Rag 1:45
Track 15. talk 1:13
Track 16. On My Mind 4:02
19 mins

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  1. 13 Responses to “FLATT & SCRUGGS - RADIO TRANSCRIPTIONS 1950-1960”

  2. Come and listen to my story bout a man named Jed a poor moutaineer barely kept hi family fd, thn one day h was

    By U L E on Oct 3, 2019

  3. Happy Rosha Shanna to all my Jew friends

    By Derrick on Oct 3, 2019


    I’m yelling because my stereo is playing this LOUD. Flatt & Scruggs! Wooooo!

    Outlaw Country! (This is an Archer reference. I KNOW this isn’t…oh never mind).

    By Eric on Oct 3, 2019

  5. Thanks BigO
    I’ll give this a listen after I smoke some crawdads this evening.

    By sking on Oct 3, 2019

  6. Now!, Folks This is American music at its’ finest (Save Bill). Now..we Are getting some-wheres…

    By harmon on Oct 3, 2019

  7. This is hillbilly music .

    By Pat Grooms on Oct 3, 2019

  8. Twernt me above . Never heard of these folks . Fakes at it again .

    By U L E on Oct 3, 2019

  9. They look like they are from your era U L E

    By Dirreck on Oct 3, 2019

  10. Cool<

    By leesa on Oct 5, 2019

  11. Anyone know who the singer is on Lost to a Geisha Girl?

    By WR on Oct 5, 2019

  12. WR - It’s Skeeter Davis

    By swappers on Oct 5, 2019

  13. That is a rare one!!!!!!
    Thank you for this gem!

    By Frank on Oct 6, 2019

  14. I think Rumor has it that Lester had a big one and Earl had a small one . Both spotted at many men’s rooms over the years .

    By T J on Oct 8, 2019

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