Discographie Banjo

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Quelques exemples d'albums des plus grands banjoistes (Albums classés par ordre chronologique de sortie)


CD Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Will The Circle Be Unbroken  

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Will The Circle Be Unbroken

Un vieil album bluegrass (1972)  incontournable !

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: Les Thompson (chant, mandoline); Jimmie Fadden (chant, harpe); Jim Ibbotson (chant, rythmes); Jeff Hanna (voix, planche à laver); John McEuen (banjo, mandoline).

+ Maybelle Carter (chant, guitare, autoharpe); Jimmy Martin, Doc Watson, Merle Travis (chant, guitare); Earl Scruggs (guitare, banjo); Vassar Clememts (guitar, violon); Randy Scruggs (guitare, autoharpe); Pete "Oswald", Norman Blake (dobro); Roy "Junior" Huskey, Ellis Padgett (basse).

Disque 1: Grand Ole Opry Song, Keep on the Sunny Side, Nashville Blues, You Are My Flower, Precious Jewel, Dark as a Dungeon, Tennessee Stud, Black Mountain Rag, Wreck on the Highway, End of the World, I Saw the Light, Sunny Side of the Mountain, Nine Pound Hammer, Losin' You (Might Be the Best Thing Yet), Honky Tonkin', You Don't Know My Mind, My Walkin' Shoes;
Disque 2: Lonesome Fiddle Blues, Cannonball Rag, Avalanche, Flint Hill Special, Togary Mountain, Earl's Breakdown, Orange Blossom Special, Wabash Cannonball, Lost Highway, Doc Watson and Merle Travis: First Meeting - Way Downtown, Down Yonder, Pins and Needles (In My Heart), Honky Tonk Blues, Sailin' on to Hawaii, I'm Thinking, Tonight of My Blue Eyes, I Am a Pilgrim, Wildwood Flower, Soldier's Joy, Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Both Sides Now, Foggy Mountain Breakdown, Warming up For "The Opry", Sunny Side, Remember Me

CD Dueling banjos - Delivrance  

Dueling banjos

Bande orginale du film Délivrance (grâce à qui le banjo s'est fait connaître au delà des frontières américaines), 1973

Morceaux: Dueling Banjos; Little Maggie; Shuckin’ The Corn; Pony Express; Old Joe Clark; Eight More Miles To Louisville; Farewell Blues; Earl’s Breakdown; End Of A Dream; Buffalo Gals; Reuben’s Train; Riding The Waves; Fire On The Mountain; Eighth Of January; Bugle Call Rag; Hard Ain’t It Hard; Mountain Dew; Rawhide

CD Trischka - Keith and Fleck - Fiddle Tunes for Banjo  

Trischka - Keith & Fleck - Fiddle Tunes for Banjo

Trois maîtres du banjo (Tony Trischka, Bill Keith, Béla Fleck) réunis pour jouer de célèbres 'fiddle tunes'; 1981.

Morceaux: Bill Cheatham; Dust On The Needle / Paddy Kelly's Jig; Fiddler's Dream; Barbara's Waltz; Salty; Clinging Vine; Black Mountain Rag; John Hardy; Mead Mountain Blues; Vanished; Silverbell; Christina's Jig / Plain Brown Jig; Jolly Waffle Man; Old Sandy River Belle; Panhandle Country; Salt Creek


 .J.D. Crowe & the New South - Live in Japan

 J.D. Crowe (vocals, banjo); Keith Whitley (vocals, guitar); Jimmy Gaudreau (vocals, mandolin); Steve Bryant (bass). Personnel: J.D. Crowe (baritone, banjo); Keith Whitley (vocals, guitar); Jimmy Gaudreau (tenor, mandolin); Bobby Slone (fiddle)

She's Gone, Gone, Gone ; Don't Give Your Heart To A Rambler; Shuckin' the Corn; Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain; Railroad Lady; Sugar Coated Lady; Memphis Madolin; Rose Colored Glasses; Red Rocking Chair; Martha White Theme; Ballad of Jed Clampett; Foggy Mountain Breakdown; My Window Faces the South; I'm Walkin'

CD John Hickman - Don't Mean Maybe  

John Hickman - Don't Mean Maybe

John Hickman (banjo), Don Crary (guitare), Byron Berline (mandoline, violon), George Hickman (basse); 1994

Morceaux: Don't Mean Maybe, Salt River, Turkey Knob, Birmingham Fling, Sweet Dixie, Sally Goodin', Train 405, Banjo Signal, Ghost Dance, Pike County Breakdown, Goin' to Town, Dixie Breakdown
CD The Essential Flatt and Scruggs  

The Essential Flatt & Scruggs

Lester Flatt (Guitare), Earl Scruggs (Banjo); 1997

Tout le meilleur du plus célèbre duo de l'histoire du bluegrass !

Disque 1: Come Back Darling; I'm Head Over Heels In Love; I'm Workin' On A Road; 'Tis Sweet To Be Remembered; Earl's Breakdown; Flint Hill Special; Foggy Mountain Chimes; That Old Book Of Mine; Til The End Of The World Rolls Round; Foggy Mountain Special; Randy Lynn Rag; Shuckin' The Corn; Don't Let Your Deal Go Down; I'll Never Shed Another Tear; Big Black Train; Crying My Heart Out Over You; Cabin In The Hills
Disque 2: Polka On A Banjo;  Just Ain't; Go Home; The Legend Of The Johnson Boys; The Ballad Of Jed Clampett; New York Town; Pearl Pearl Pearl; My Saro Jane; I'm Troubled; You Are My Flower; Petticoat Junction; Workin' It Out; I Still Miss Someone; Nashville Cats; California Up Tight Band; Down In The Flood; Foggy Mountain Breakdown

CD - O Brother, Where Are Thou  

O Brother, Where Are Thou

BO du film du même nom dans une ambiance bluegrass-gospel; 2000

Morceaux: Po Lazarus; Big Rock Candy Mountain; You Are My Sunshine; Down To The River To Pray; I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow (radio station version); Hard Time Killing Floor Blues; I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow (instrumental); Keep On The Sunny Side; I'll Fly Away; Didn't Leave Nobody But The Baby; In The Highways; I Am Weary (Let Me Rest); I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow (instrumental); O Death; In The Jailhouse Now; I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow (with band); Indian War Whoop; Lonesome Valley; Angel Band
CD Alison Brown and the Quartet Replay  

Alison Brown and the Quartet Replay

Alison Brown (banjo, guitare); John R. Burr (piano); Garry West (bass); Kendrick Freeman (drums); 2002

Morceaux: Red Balloon, Lorelei, Late on Arrival, Daytime TV, My Favorite Marsha, Spiderman Theme, The Wonderful Sea Voyage (of Holy St. Brendan), Without Anastasia, The Inspector, Chicken Road, G Bop, Etouffee Brutus?, Shoot the Dog, Mambo Banjo, The Promise of Spring

De super solos de banjo, guitare et piano dans une ambiance jazzy.
JazzTimes : "...A deeply satisfying recording that is filled with intelligent, well-considered and very appealing music."

CD de Alison Krauss et Union Station Live  

Alison Krauss + Union Sation Live

Double album de leur tournée 2002

Disque 1: Let Me Touch You For Awhile; Choctaw Hayride; The Lucky One; Baby, Now That I've Found You; Bright Sunny South; Every Time You Say Goodbye; Tiny Broken Heart; Cluck Old Hen Stay; Broadway; Ghost In This House; Forget About It; Faraway Land
Disque 2: A Tribute To Peador O'Donnell / Monkey Let The Hogs Out; The Boy Who Wouldn't Hoe Corn; Take Me For Longing; Man of Constant Sorrow; Maybe; We Hide & Seek; But You Know I Love You; When You Say Nothing At All; New Favorite; Oh, Atlanta; Down To The River To Pray; There Is A Reason

CD Berline, Crary and Hickman - Chambergrass: A Decade Of Tunes From The Edges Of Bluegrass  

Berline, Crary & Hickman - Chambergrass: A Decade Of Tunes From The Edges Of Bluegrass

Byron Berline (violon, mandoline), Dan Crary (guitare et guitare 12 cordes), John Hickman (banjo) + artistes invités; 2002

Berline, Crary et Hickman, qui ont mené trois de belles carrières solistes, se sont retrouvés pour un album bluegrass de choc! Dan Crary a remporté "Best Liner Notes for Recorded Project" en 2003 à l' "International Bluegrass Music Awards" grace à cet album Chambergrass.

Morceaux: Forked Deer, Big Dog, Fall Creek, Bonaparte's Retreat, Pistol Pete, Fisher's Hornpipe, Night Run, Turkey in the Straw, Under the Double Eagle, Henry's Hornpipe, Early Times, Storm Over, Oklahoma, The Dusty Miller, Old Time Medley, Cricket.

CD de Bill Knopf - Begin The Beguine  

Bill Knopf - Begin The Beguine

2003 -- Des standards bluegrass, ragtime, jazz, et swing au banjo 5 cordes électrique.

Bien sûr il ne s'agit que d'une rapide sélection non exhaustive !

La plupart de ces CD se trouvent facilement sur Internet ou dans le rayon 'import' des grandes enseignes de disques.

Pour les habitants de la région parisienne, vous pouvez emprunter ces CD à l'AEGC qui dispose d'une CDthèque bluegrass complète.

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