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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Will The Circle Be Unbroken Album

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Will The Circle Be Unbroken Album
Performer: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Title: Will The Circle Be Unbroken
Country: Australia
Genre: Country
Style:Bluegrass, Country, Hillbilly, Country Blues
Released: 1973
Catalog Number: UAS9801
Label: United Artists Records
MP3 album: 2361 mb
FLAC album: 1170 mb
TrackList
1Nashville Blues
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake Fiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Randy ScruggsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLeader [Lead Banjo] – Earl ScruggsWashboard – Jeff HannaWritten-By – Earl Scruggs
3:10
2Down Yonder
Arranged By [Traditional Arr:] – WatsonBanjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Doc Watson, Jim IbbotsonHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonWashboard – Jeff Hanna
2:58
3Soldier's Joy
Arranged By – Earl Scruggs, John McEuenBanjo – Earl ScruggsBanjo [Uncle Dave Macon's Banjo] – John McEuenBass – Junior Huskey
2:05
4Orange Blossom Special
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Ellis PadgettFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jimmy Martin, Randy ScruggsMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jim IbbotsonWritten-By – Ervin T. Rouse
2:14
5Wabash Cannonball
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" KirbyGuitar – Doc Watson, Earl ScruggsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenWritten-By – A. P. Carter
2:00
6You Don't Know My Mind
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Les Thompson, Ray Martin Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDrums – Jim IbbotsonFiddle – Vassar ClementsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Jimmy MartinMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – Jimmie Skinner
2:45
7Wreck On The Highway
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" KirbyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Earl ScruggsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals – Roy AcuffMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – Dorothy Dixon
3:24
8Dark As A Dungeon
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Jeff Hanna, Jim Ibbotson, Les ThompsonBass – Junior HuskeyHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Merle TravisMandolin – John McEuenWritten-By – Merle Travis
2:45
9My Walkin' Shoes
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Les Thompson, Ray Martin Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Jimmy MartinMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jim IbbotsonWritten-By – Jimmy Martin, Paul Williams
2:02
10Doc Watson & Merle Travis: First Meeting (Dialogue)1:48
11Both Sides Now
Guitar – Randy ScruggsWritten-By – Joni Mitchell
2:19
12Honky Tonkin'
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake Drums – Jim IbbotsonGuitar – Jeff HannaLead Guitar, Fiddle – Vassar ClementsLead Vocals – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten By – Hank Williams
2:19
13Pins And Needles (In My Heart)
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" KirbyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Earl ScruggsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jim IbbotsonVocals – Roy AcuffWritten-By – Floyd Jenkins
2:53
14Tennessee Stud
Backing Vocals [Background Vocal] – Jeff HannaBanjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jim IbbotsonHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Doc WatsonWritten-By – Jimmie Driftwood
4:22
15Losin' You (Might Be The Best Thing Yet)
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Ellis PadgettFiddle – Vassar ClementsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Jimmy MartinMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jim IbbotsonWritten-By – Edria Humphrey, Jimmy Martin
2:44
16Earl's Breakdown
Banjo – Earl ScruggsBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Randy ScruggsMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jim IbbotsonWritten-By – Earl Scruggs
2:34
17The End Of The World
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" KirbyGuitar – Doc Watson, Earl ScruggsWritten-By – Kent, Dee
3:53
18Avalanche
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jim IbbotsonHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonWashboard – Jeff HannaWritten-By – Millie Clements
2:50
19Black Mountain Rag
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jim IbbotsonHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Guitar – Doc WatsonMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – Tommy Magness
2:10
20I Am A Pilgrim
Bass – Junior HuskeyHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Merle TravisSnare – Jim IbbotsonWritten-By – Merle Travis
2:55
21Lost Highway
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake Drums – Jeff HannaFiddle – Vassar ClementsMandolin – Les ThompsonVocals, Guitar – Jim IbbotsonWritten-By – Leon Payne
3:37
22The Precious Jewel
Autoharp [Auto Harp] – Randy ScruggsBanjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" KirbyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Earl ScruggsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals – Roy AcuffMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – Roy Acuff
3:30
23You Are My Flower
Autoharp [Auto Harp] – Jimmie FaddenBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Les ThompsonBanjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake Guitar – Earl Scruggs, Randy ScruggsSnare – Jim IbbotsonWritten-By – A. P. Carter
3:35
24Will The Circle Be Unbroken
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Alice McEuen, Betty Travis , Chet Flippo, Doc Watson, Fred Cross , Gary Scruggs, Gloria Belle, Jeff Hanna, Jim Ibbotson, Larry Murray, Les Thompson, Louise Scruggs, Martha Flippo, Mike Carr , Randy Scruggs, Ray Martin , Steve Scruggs, Timmy Martin Banjo – Earl ScruggsBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" KirbyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Doc Watson, Jimmy Martin, Merle TravisHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – John McEuenOther [First Verse] – Mother Maybelle CarterOther [Second Verse] – Jimmy MartinOther [Third Verse] – Roy AcuffVocals, Autoharp [Auto Harp] – Mother Maybelle CarterWritten-By – A. P. Carter
4:50
25Wildwood Flower
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyGuitar – Earl Scruggs, Jim IbbotsonLead Vocals, Autoharp [Auto Harp] – Mother Maybelle CarterMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – A. P. Carter
3:34
26Nine Pound Hammer
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Jeff Hanna, Jim Ibbotson, Les ThompsonBanjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Merle TravisSnare – Jim IbbotsonWritten-By – Merle Travis
2:14
27Togary Mountain
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake Fiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jim IbbotsonMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – Walter McEuen
2:25
28Sailin' On To Hawaii
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" KirbyGuitar – Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs
2:00
29I Saw The Light
Autoharp [Auto Harp] – Randy ScruggsBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Jeff Hanna, Jim Ibbotson, Jimmy Martin, Les ThompsonBanjo – Earl ScruggsBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" KirbyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Doc WatsonHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals – Roy AcuffMandolin – John McEuenWritten-By – Hank Williams
3:45
30Way Downtown
Arranged By [Traditional Arr:] – WatsonBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Jeff HannaBanjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jim IbbotsonHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Doc WatsonMandolin – Les Thompson
3:30
31Lonesome Fiddle Blues
Banjo – John McEuenBass – Ellis PadgettFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Jim Ibbotson, Randy ScruggsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonWashboard – Jeff HannaWritten-By – Millie Clements
2:41
32Flint Hill Special
Banjo – Earl ScruggsBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake Fiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Randy ScruggsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jim IbbotsonWritten-By – Earl Scruggs
2:12
33Sunny Side Of The Mountain
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Les Thompson, Ray Martin Banjo – John McEuenBass – Junior HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsHarmonica [Harp] – Jimmie FaddenLead Vocals, Guitar – Jimmy MartinMandolin – Les ThompsonSnare – Jim IbbotsonWritten-By – Bobby Gregory, Harry C. McAulife
2:23
34Grand Ole Opry Song
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Jim Ibbotson, Les Thompson, Ray Martin Banjo – John McEuenBass – Roy "Junior" HuskeyFiddle – Vassar ClementsLead Vocals, Guitar – Jimmy MartinMandolin – Les ThompsonWritten-By – Hilo Brown
2:59
35Keep On The Sunny Side
Autoharp [Auto Harp] – Randy ScruggsBacking Vocals [Background Vocals] – Doc Watson, Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Jim Ibbotson, Les Thompson, Merle TravisBanjo – Earl ScruggsBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" KirbyGuitar – Doc WatsonLead Vocals, Guitar – Mother Maybelle CarterMandolin – John McEuenWritten-By – A. P. Carter, Gary Garett
3:35
36Honky Tonk Blues
Bass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Norman Blake Drums – Jim IbbotsonFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Bill McEuenVocals – Jeff HannaWritten-By – Hank Williams
2:22
37Cannonball Rag
Bass – Junior HuskeyGuitar – Merle TravisWritten-By – Merle Travis
1:15
38I'm Thinking Tonight Of My Blue Eyes
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Gary Scruggs, Jeff Hanna, Jim Ibbotson, Les ThompsonBanjo – Earl ScruggsBass – Junior HuskeyDobro – Pete "Oswald" KirbyFiddle – Vassar ClementsGuitar – Merle TravisLead Vocals, Guitar – Mother Maybelle CarterMandolin – John McEuenWritten-By – A. P. Carter
4:25
Versions
CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
UAS-9801, UAS 9801Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Will The Circle Be Unbroken ‎(3xLP, Album, Gat)United Artists Records, United Artists RecordsUAS-9801, UAS 9801US1972
UAS 9801Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Will The Circle Be Unbroken ‎(3xLP, Album, RE)United Artists Records, LibertyUAS 9801CanadaUnknown
UAS 9801Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Will The Circle Be Unbroken ‎(3xLP, Album, RE, Gat)United Artists RecordsUAS 9801CanadaUnknown
CDP-0777-7-46589-2-8The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Will The Circle Be Unbroken ‎(2xCD, Album, RE)LibertyCDP-0777-7-46589-2-8US1994
GXF2071, GXF2072, GXF2073Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Will The Circle Be Unbroken ‎(3xLP, Album, Gat)United Artists Records, United Artists Records, United Artists RecordsGXF2071, GXF2072, GXF2073US1980
Credits
  • EngineerDino Lappas
  • Producer [Produced By]William E. McEuen
Notes
Cover information:
The main gatefold sleeve is made of thick card, fully laminated. The separate inside gatefold sleeve is made of thick card and laminated on three sides. The 3 records can be accessed from any side plus the middle of the main gatefold. Printing throughout the album is in different fonts and Scripts.
Release is Auto-Coupled - sides are organized for use with an auto-change record player.
Record One: Sides A (songs #1 - #6) and F (songs #32 - #37)
Record Two: Sides B (songs #7 - #11) and E (songs #26 - #31)
Record Three: Sides C (songs #12 - #17) and D (songs #18 - #25)
Tracklist information is taken from album cover, inner gatefold sleeve and labels with differences noted as appropriate.

Front of sleeve:
Above album title, 'William E. McEuen Presents'
Underneath the centre oval black and white photo, 'Music forms a new Circle',
underneath, 'UAS9801' and '© UAR, Inc.'
Down left hand side:
featuring Mother Maybelle Carter Earl Scruggs Doc Watson Roy Acuff Merle Travis Jimmy Martin
Also featuring Vassar Clements Junior Huskey Norman Blake Pete 'Oswald' Kirby
Down right hand side:
And The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band featuring Jimmie Fadden Jeff Hanna Jim Ibbotson John McEuen And Les Thompson

Inside left of gatefold, 10 'sepia' coloured artist photos with forenames in white.
Inside right of gatefold, 6 coloured artist photos with forenames, in white, on 5 of them.
Bottom right hand corner, Produced by William E. McEuen and underneath, 'ASPEN RECORDING SOCIETY'

Back of sleeve:
On left half are three full colour photos. On right half is the tracklist.
Track A2, song #2, is shown as, ‘Keep On The Sunnyside'
Track E2, song #27, is shown as, ‘Way Down Town'
Track E6, song #31, is shown as, ‘Sailin' Along To Hawaii'
Track F1, song #32, is shown as, ‘I'm Thinkin' Tonight Of My Blue Eyes'
Under the tracklist, United Artists Records Inc logo with 'Entertainment from Transamerica Corporation' to the left.
Underneath: © MCMLXXII United Artists Records, Inc. Manufactured by United Artists Records, Inc., Los Angeles, California 90028.
Bottom right hand corner, underneath the United Artists Records ® logo, Printed in U.S.A.
On the spine; Stereo UAS9801 United Artists Will the Circle be Unbroken 3 Record Set 1198

Separate gatefold Inner Sleeve information:
Front opens left to right and shows 6 coloured artist photos with forenames in white on 5 of them. Access to the record is
from either side of the front.
Inside left of gatefold, 15 coloured photos.
Inside right of gatefold, large square coloured band photo in centre around which are 10 coloured photos with forenames of artists, in white, on 6 of them. Bottom left hand corner, 'MUSICIAN CREDITS ON INSIDE BACK PANEL (PULL OUT)'
Back of Sleeve opens right to left with 'rounded' ends on left side. Songs are numbered from 1 to 37 plus a 'Dialogue' track numbered 26A. Each track with the exception of 26A, under the song title, shows Writer, Publisher, Rights Society and Musician credits. All tracks show track durations.
With the exception of Songs #10, #27 and #28, writer credits show full names. Song #31 writer credit shows 'Writer Unknown'.
Song #7, (track B1), Tennessee Stud, track duration is shown as ‘3.50'
Song #12, (track C1), Sunny Side Of The Mountain, track duration is shown as ‘2.33'
Song #14, (track C3), Losin' You (Might Be The Best Thing Yet), track duration is shown as ‘2.45'
Song #15, (track C4), Honky Tonkin', track duration is shown as ‘2.15'
Song #22, (track D5), Togary Mountain, track duration is shown as ‘2.15'
Song #26, (track E1), Lost Highway, track duration is shown as ‘3.35'
Song #37, (track F6), Both Sides Now, track duration is shown as ‘2.15'
Publishing information:
Side One song # 1 - Hill & Range Songs Inc. BMI
Side One song # 2 - Peer International Corp. BMI
Side One song # 3 - Scruggs Music Inc. BMI
Side One song # 4 - Peer International Corp. BMI
Side One song # 5 - Acuff-Rose Publications Inc. BMI
Side One song # 6 - Hill & Range Songs Inc./Elvis Presley Music Inc. BMI
Side Two song #7 - Warden Music Co., Inc. BMI
Side Two song #8 - Acuff-Rose Publications Inc. BMI
Side Two song #9 - Acuff-Rose Publications Inc. BMI
Side Two song #10 - Publisher Pending BMI
Side Two song #11 - Fred Rose Music, Inc. BMI
Side Three song #12 - Janon Music ASCAP
Side Three song #13 - Hill & Range Songs Inc./Elvis Presley Music Inc. BMI
Side Three song #14 - Sunny Mountain Music BMI
Side Three song #15 - Fred Rose Music, Inc. BMI
Side Three song #16 - Fred Rose Music, Inc. BMI
Side Three song #17 - Champion Music Corp. BMI
Side Four song #18 - Vassar's Music Co. ASCAP
Side Four song #19 - Hill & Range Songs Inc./Elvis Presley Music Inc. BMI
Side Four song #20 - Vassar's Music Co. ASCAP
Side Four song #21 - Peer International Corp. BMI
Side Four song #22 - Unart Music Corp. BMI
Side Four song #23 - Peer International Corp. BMI
Side Four song #24 - MCA Music ASCAP
Side Four song #25 - Peer International Corp. BMI
Side Five song #26 - Fred Rose Music, Inc. BMI
Side Five song #27 - Hillgreen Music BMI
Side Five song #28 - Hillgreen Music BMI
Side Five song #29 - Milene Music Inc. ASCAP
Side Five song #30 - Fred Rose Music, Inc. BMI
Side Five song #31 - Publisher Unknown
Side Six song #32 - Peer International Corp. BMI
Side Six song #33 - Westpar Music Corp. BMI
Side Six song #34 - Peer International Corp. BMI
Side Six song #35 - Scruggs Music Inc. BMI
Side Six song #36 - Peer International Corp. BMI
Side Six song #37 - Siquomb Publishing Corp. BMI

Label information:
Made in Australia By 33 Festival Records Pty. Ltd.
℗ 1973 United Artists Records, Inc.
Title, "Will The Circle Be Unbroken"
Featuring The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Produced By William E. McEuen
Aspen Recording Society, Colorado
Engineer: Dino Lappas
Timings refer to music only
United Artists Records, Inc., Los Angeles, California 90028
With the exception of Song #28, (track E3), Down Yonder, writer credits show surnames only.
Song #13, (track C2), title is shown as, 'Nine-Pound Hammer'
Song #33, (track F2), title is shown as, 'I'm A Pilgrim'
Song #27, (track E2), Way Downtown, Writer credit is shown as, 'Arr. Watson'
Song #28, (track E3), Down Yonder, Writer credit is shown as, 'Arr. Doc Watson'
Song #31, (track E6), , Writer credit is shown as, 'Unknown'

Publishing information:
Record One, side 1, track 1 - Belinda
Record One, side 1, tracks 2, 3, 4 - Southern
Record One, side 1, track 5 - Acuff-Rose
Record One, side 1, track 6 - Nicholson
Record One, side 6, track 1 - Allan
Record One, side 6, track 2 - MCPS
Record One, side 6, tracks 3, 5 - Southern
Record One, side 6, track 4 - Control
Record One, side 6, track 6 - Essex
Record Two, side 2, tracks 1, 2, 3, 5 - Acuff-Rose
Record Two, side 2, track 4 - Chappell
Record Two, side 5, tracks 1, 4, 5 - Acuff-Rose
Record Two, side 5, track 2 - Control
Record Two, side 5, track 3 - Allan
Record Three, side 3, track 1 - Albert
Record Three, side 3, tracks 2, 3 - Nicholson
Record Three, side 3, tracks 4, 5 - Acuff-Rose
Record Three, side 3, track 6 - Leeds
Record Three, side 4, tracks 1, 3 - Control
Record Three, side 4, track 2 - Albert
Record Three, side 4, tracks 4, 6, 8 - Southern
Record Three, side 4, track 5 - United Artists
Record Three, side 4, track 7 - Leeds
Barcodes
  • Matrix / Runout (Record One, side 1 runout etched): SMX 42199 2A
  • Matrix / Runout (Record One, side 6 runout etched): SMX 42200 2B
  • Matrix / Runout (Record Two, side 2 runout etched): SMX 42201 2A
  • Matrix / Runout (Record Two, side 5 runout etched): SMX 42202 2A
  • Matrix / Runout (Record Three, side 3 runout etched): SMX 42203 2A
  • Matrix / Runout (Record Three, side 4 runout etched): SMX 42204 2A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side 1): L-70,035
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side 2): L-70,036
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side 3): L-70,037
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side 4): L-70,037
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side 5): L-70,036
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side 6): L-70,035
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side 1): SMX42199
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side 6): SMX42200
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side 2): SMX42201
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side 5): SMX42202
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side 3): SMX42203
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side 4): SMX42204
  • Rights Society (All tracks except, C1, D1, D3, D7, E4, E6, F2): BMI
  • Rights Society (Tracks, C1, D1, D3, D7, E4): ASCAP
  • Rights Society (Track F2): MCPS
Companies
  • Manufactured By – United Artists Records, Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – United Artists Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – United Artists Records, Inc.
  • Made By – Festival Records Pty. Ltd.
  • Published By – Belinda
  • Published By – Southern
  • Published By – Acuff-Rose
  • Published By – Nicholson
  • Published By – Allan
  • Published By – Copyright Control
  • Published By – Essex
  • Published By – Chappell
  • Published By – Albert
  • Published By – Leeds
  • Published By – United Artists Music Ltd.