It also introduced fiddler Vassar Clements to a wider audience. The album's title comes from a song by Ada R. Habershon re-arranged by A. Carter and reflects how the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band was trying to tie together two generations of musicians. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band was a young country-rock On The Wings Of A Nightingale - Paul McCartney - B Sides Himself with a hippie look.
Acuff described them as "a bunch of long-haired West Coast boys. Many had become known to their generation through the Grand Ole Opry. However, with the rise of rock-and-rollthe emergence of the commercial country's slick ' Nashville Sound ,' Losin You (Might Be The Best Thing Yet) - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Will The Circle Be Unbroken changing tastes in music, their popularity had waned somewhat from their glory years.
Every track on the album was recorded on the first or second take straight to two-track masters, so the takes are raw and unprocessed [ citation needed ]. Additionally, another tape ran continuously throughout the entire week-long recording session and captured the dialog between the players. On the final album, many of the tracks—including the first track—begin with the musicians discussing how to perform the song or who should come in where in any given portion of a song.
Bill Monroesixty years old at the time, refused to participate in the recordings. Originally appearing in as a three LP album and three- cassette tape offering, Will the Circle Be Unbroken was remastered and re-released in as Guido Hatzis - Deported two compact disc set.
The original album was certified platinum by the RIAA on November 6,indicating shipments ofcopies. Inthe album was celebrated on the PBS music television program Austin City Limitswhich featured a performance by the full ensemble of guests on the Carter Family song, Will The Circle Be Unbrokenfrom the original album. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
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