Mac Wiseman 'Tis Sweet to Be Remembered: Complete Recordings 1951-1964 (6-CD Box Set)

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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 6
  • Released: November 25, 2003
  • Label: Bear Family

Entertainment Reviews:

Dirty Linen - p.48
"Wiseman can be seen as one of the few stylistic links between classic bluegrass and such country singers as Hank Snow or Roy Acuff."

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Little White Church
  • 2.I'm a Stranger
  • 3.'Tis Sweet to Be Remembered
  • 4.Are You Coming Back to Me
  • 5.I'll Still Write Your Name in the Sand
  • 6.Four Walls Around Me
  • 7.Georgia Waltz
  • 8.Dreaming of a Little Cabin
  • 9.You're the Girl of My Dreams
  • 10.Six More Miles
  • 11.I Wonder How the Old Folks Are at Home
  • 12.Going to See My Baby
  • 13.It's Goodbye and So Long to You
  • 14.Fire in My Heart
  • 15.Waiting for the Boys
  • 16.(I'd Rather Live) By the Side of the Road
  • 17.Shackles and Chains
  • 18.Goin' Like Wildfire
  • 19.You're Sweeter Than Honey
  • 20.Don't Let Your Sweet Love Die
  • 21.Crazy Blues
  • 22.You'd Better Wake Up
  • 23.When I Get the Money Made
  • 24.Rainbow in the Valley
  • 25.I'd Rather Die Young (Than Grow Old Without You)
  • 26.Remembering
  • 27.My Little Home in Tennessee
  • 28.Let Me Borrow Your Heart for Just Tonight

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Kenny, Charles/
  • 2.I Haven't Got the Right to Love You
  • 3.Keep on the Sunny Side
  • 4.Reville in Heaven
  • 5.Dreams of Mother and Home
  • 6.The Waltz You Saved for Me
  • 7.Paradise Valley
  • 8.I Saw Your Face in the Moon
  • 9.You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover
  • 10.I Love You Best of All
  • 11.Wabash Cannonball
  • 12.Don't Blame It All on Me
  • 13.I Didn't Know
  • 14.The Little Old Church in the Valley
  • 15.When the Roses Bloom Again
  • 16.Wabash Cannonball
  • 17.Fireball Mail
  • 18.Darlin' How Could You Forget So Soon
  • 19.I'm Drifting Back to Dreamland
  • 20.Smilin' Through
  • 21.The Ballad of Davey Crockett
  • 22.Danger! Heartbreak Ahead
  • 23.The Kentuckian Song
  • 24.I Hear You Knockin'
  • 25.Camptown Races
  • 26.Dark as a Dungeon
  • 27.I Want to Be Loved
  • 28.These Hands
  • 29.I'm Eatin' High on the Hog

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.The Meanest Blues in the World
  • 2.Be Good Baby
  • 3.I'm Waiting for Ships That Never Come In
  • 4.One Mint Julip
  • 5.Mey Mister Bluesman
  • 6.Step It Up and Go
  • 7.Sundown
  • 8.Gone
  • 9.Teenage Hangout
  • 10.Because We Are Young
  • 11.Shame, Shame, Shame
  • 12.I'll Still Write Your Name in the Sand
  • 13.'Tis Sweet to Be Remembered
  • 14.Promise of Things to Come
  • 15.Thinkin' About You
  • 16.Put Me in Your Pocket
  • 17.When the Work's All Done This Fall
  • 18.Beside the Still Waters
  • 19.How Great Thou Art
  • 20.Just a Closer Walk With Thee
  • 21.Standing Somewhere in the Shadows
  • 22.When God Dips His Love in My Heart
  • 23.Hold Fast to the Right
  • 24.Did You Stop to Pray This Morning
  • 25.Whispering Hope
  • 26.Will There Be Any Stars in My Crown
  • 27.Does Jesus Care?
  • 28.It Is No Secret
  • 29.Each Ring of the Hammer

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.Jimmy Brown, The Newsboy
  • 2.Driftwood on the River
  • 3.When It's Lamplighting Time in the Valley
  • 4.Little Moses
  • 5.The Baggage Catch Ahead
  • 6.The Girl in the Blue Velvet Band
  • 7.I've Got No Use for the Women
  • 8.Barbara Allen
  • 9.The Preacher and the Bear
  • 10.Just Tell Them That You Saw Me
  • 11.Wildwood Flower
  • 12.Wreck of the Old '97
  • 13.The Ballad of Davy Crockett
  • 14.Darling Nellie Gray
  • 15.The Old Lamlighter
  • 16.Tom Dooley
  • 17.He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
  • 18.Old Shep
  • 19.Sixteen Tons
  • 20.I'm Movin' On
  • 21.The Fool
  • 22.Paso, El
  • 23.Running Bear
  • 24.The Three Bells
  • 25.There's a Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere
  • 26.Lewt the Lower Lights Be Burning
  • 27.In the Sweet By and By

Tracks on Disc 5:

  • 1.I Like This Kind of Music - (previously unreleased)
  • 2.Now That You Have Me (You Don't Want Me)
  • 3.I'm the Talk of the Town - (previously unreleased)
  • 4.Glad Rags
  • 5.The Prisoner's Song
  • 6.There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight - (previously unreleased)
  • 7.Tell Mother I'll Be There
  • 8.The Beautiful Garden of Prayer
  • 9.Beautiful Isle of Somewhere
  • 10.Peace in the Valley
  • 11.I Heard My Mother Call My Name in Prayer
  • 12.Bringing the Sheaves
  • 13.Where Is My Baby Tonight
  • 14.If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again
  • 15.Shall We Gather at the River
  • 16.Lord I'm Coming Home
  • 17.Footprints in the Snow
  • 18.Just Outside
  • 19.Pistol Packin' Preacher
  • 20.What's Gonna Happen to Me
  • 21.Ballad of the Little Box of Pine
  • 22.When the Snowflakes Fall
  • 23.I'll Remember You, Love, In My Prayers
  • 24.Free from the Old Chain Gang
  • 25.Two More Years and I'll Be Free
  • 26.Bluegrass Fiesta
  • 27.Cotton Fields
  • 28.Sing Little Birdie

Tracks on Disc 6:

  • 1.Are You Missing Me
  • 2.Freight Train
  • 3.Have a Drink on Me
  • 4.Just a Strand from a Yellow Curl
  • 5.'Tis Sweet to Be Remembered
  • 6.Goin' Like Wildfire
  • 7.I Like Good Bluegrass Music
  • 8.The Scene of the Crime
  • 9.Your Best Friend and Me
  • 10.What a Waste of Good Corn Likker - (previously unreleased)
  • 11.When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain Cap
  • 12.Mother Knows Best - (previously unreleased)
  • 13.Old Pair of Shoes
  • 14.Mole, The - (previously unreleased)
  • 15.If I Could Live That Way - (previously unreleased)
  • 16.Heads You Win Tails I Lose
  • 17.Bluegrass Music's Really Gone to Town - (previously unreleased)
  • 18.Dark Hollow - (previously unreleased)
  • 19.Brother Joe - (previously unreleased)
  • 20.Katie Waits for Me - (previously unreleased)
  • 21.Sweet Summer's Gone Away - (previously unreleased)
  • 22.Brush It Off (It's All in Your Mind) - (previously unreleased)
  • 23.They're All Going Home But One - (previously unreleased)

Product Description:

Includes a 76-page hardcover book.
Contains 164 tracks.
Personnel: Mac Wiseman (vocals, tenor, guitar); Marion Worth (vocals); Ray Edenton (guitar, tiple, tenor banjo); Hank Garland (guitar, mandolin); Trefoni "Tony" Rizzi, Jack Marshall (guitar); Chet Atkins (electric guitar); Benny Williams (banjo, mandolin); Russell Vass, Joe Medford, Ed Amos, Donnie Bryant, Jackie Phelps, Allen Shelton (banjo); Don Hoaglin (mandolin); Curtis Lee, Thomas Lee Jackson Jr., Dale Potter, Henry Newton "Tommy" Vaden, Cecil Bower, Ralph Mayo, Grover Lavender, Wayne Martin Brown (fiddle); Carl Garvin (trumpet); Hargus "Pig" Robbins (piano, organ); Shorty Rogers (piano); Grady Martin, Harold Bradley (bass guitar); Morris Palmer, Alvin Stoller, Milt Holland (drums).
Recording information: Bradley Film & Recording Studio, Nashville, TN (1951-1964); Castle Studio, Tulane Hotel, Nashville, TN (1951-1964); Columbia Recording Studio, Nashville, TN (1951-1964); Gold Star Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA (1951-1964); KWKH Radio Station Studio, Shreveport, LA (1951-1964); Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA (1951-1964); WHIN Radio Station Studio, Gallatin, TN (1951-1964).
Illustrators: David Freeman ; Eddie Stubbs; Brenda Colladay; Les Leverett; R.A. Andreas; Jimmy Case; Donnie Bryant; Alana Owens; Mac Wiseman.
Photographers: David Freeman ; Eddie Stubbs; Brenda Colladay; Les Leverett; R.A. Andreas; Jimmy Case; Donnie Bryant; Alana Owens; Mac Wiseman.
Arranger: Mac Wiseman.

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