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The Resource Will the circle be unbroken : the trilogy, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, (MUSIC CD)

Will the circle be unbroken : the trilogy, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, (MUSIC CD)

Will the circle be unbroken : the trilogy
Will the circle be unbroken
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the trilogy
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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
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DVD concert recorded live in 2002 for public television
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multiple forms
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The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band; with various featured performers
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Will the circle be unbroken : the trilogy, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, (MUSIC CD)
Will the circle be unbroken : the trilogy, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, (MUSIC CD)
  • Compact discs
  • Originally released as "Will the circle be unbroken" in 1972 (discs 1 & 2); "Will the circle be unbroken, Volume 2" in 1989 (disc 3); and "Will the circle be unbroken, Volume III" in 2002 (discs 4 & 5). Bonus DVD, "Farther along" (disc 6), released in 2003
  • Bonus DVD features: concert; extra songs; the documentary, artist interviews, music video
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1 videodisc (sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.) + 2 booklets.
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  • Will the circle be unbroken. Grand Ole Opry song (Jimmy Martin) -- Keep on the sunnyside (Maybelle Carter) -- Nashville blues (Earl Scruggs) -- You are my flower -- Precious jewel (Roy Acuff) -- Dark as a dungeon (Merle Travis) -- Tennessee stud (Doc Watson) -- Black Mountain rag (Doc Watson) -- Wreck on the highway (Roy Acuff) -- The end of the world (Pete "Oswald" Kirby) -- I saw the light (Roy Acuff) -- Sunny side of the mountain (Jimmy Martin) -- Nine pound hammer (Merle Travis) -- Losin' you (might be the best thing yet) (Jimmy Martin) -- Honky tonkin' -- You don't know my mind (Jimmy Martin) -- My walkin' shoes (Jimmy Martin) -- Lonesome fiddle blues (Vassar Clements) -- Cannonball rag (Merle Travis, Junior Huskey) -- Avalanche (Vassar Clements) -- Flint Hill special (Earl Scruggs) -- Togary Mountain -- Earl's breakdown (Earl Scruggs, Randy Scruggs) -- Orange Blossom Special (Vassar Clements) -- Wabash Cannonball (Pete "Oswald" Kirby) -- Lost highway -- Doc Watson and Merle Travis : first meeting (dialogue) -- Way downtown (Doc Watson) -- Down yonder (Doc Watson) -- Pins and needles (in my heart) (Roy Acuff) -- Honky tonk blues -- Sailin' on to Hawaii (Pete "Oswald" Kirby) -- I'm thinking tonight of my blue eyes (Maybelle Carter) -- I am a pilgrim (Merle Travis) -- Wildwood flower (Maybelle Carter) -- Soldier's joy (Earl Scruggs) -- Will the circle be unbroken -- Both sides now (Randy Scruggs) -- Foggy Mountain breakdown -- Warming up for "the Opry" (talk) -- Sunny side (talk) -- Remember me (Doc Watson) --
  • Will the circle be unbroken II. Life's railway to heaven (Johnny Cash) -- Grandpa was a carpenter (John Prine) -- When I get my rewards (Levon Helm) -- Don't you hear Jerusalem moan (New Grass Revival) -- Little mountain church house (Ricky Scaggs) -- And so it goes (John Denver) -- When it's gone -- Mary danced with soldiers (Emmylou Harris) -- Riding alone -- I'm sittin' on top of the world (Jimmy Martin) -- Lovin' on the side (Paulette Carlson) -- Lost river (Michael Martin Murphey) -- Bayou jubilee -- Blues Berry Hill (instrumental) -- Turn of the century -- One step over the line (Rosanne Cash, John Hiatt) -- You ain't goin' nowhere (Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman) -- Valley road (Bruce Hornsby) -- Will the circle be unbroken (Johnny Cash, Roy Acuff, Rick Scaggs, Levon Helm) -- Amazing grace (Randy Scruggs, guitar) --
  • Will the circle be unbroken III. Take me in your lifeboat (Del, Robbie, & Ronnie McCoury) -- Milk cow blues (Doc Watson, Richard Watson, Josh Graves) -- I find Jesus -- Hold watcha got (Jimmy Martin) -- Mama's opry (Iris DeMent) -- Diamonds in the rough (June Carter Cash, Earl Scruggs) -- Lonesome river (Sam Bush) -- Some dark holler (Dwight Yoakim) -- The lowlands (Jaime Hanna, Jonathan McEuen) Love, please come home (Del, Robbie & Ronnie McCoury) -- Goodnight Irene (Willie Nelson, Tom Petty) -- I know what it means to be lonesome (Nashville Bluegrass Band) -- I'll be faithful to you (Emmylou Harris) -- Tears in the Houston River (Johnny Cash) -- Fishin' blues (Taj Mahal, Vassar Clements) -- Save it, save it (Jimmy Martin) -- Wheels (Dwight Yoakim) -- Roll in my sweet baby's arms (Willie Nelson) -- Oh Cumberland (Matraca Berg, Emmylou Harris) -- I am a pilgrim (Doc Watson, Richard Watson) -- Sallie Ann (Earl Scrugg, instrumental) -- Catfish John (Alison Krauss) -- Roll the stone away -- All prayed up (Vince Gill) -- Return to Dismal Swamp II (Jerry Douglas, Glen Duncan, Ronnie McCoury, Tony Rice, instrumental) -- There is a time (Rodney Dillard, Ricky Skaggs) -- Will the circle be unbroken (Glory, glory) (Taj Mahal, Alison Krauss, Doc Watson) -- Farther along (Randy Scruggs, instrumental) --
  • Will the circle be unbroken : farther along (DVD). My walkin' shoes -- Catfish John -- One step over the line -- Roll the stone away -- Love, please come home -- All prayed up -- Oh Cumberland -- Fishin' blues -- The lowlands -- Return to Dismal Swamp II -- Earl's breakdown -- I find Jesus -- Mama's Opry -- Will the circle be unbroken
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4 3/4 in. +
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5 Discs + 1 DVD.
5 sound discs
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digital recording
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  • sound disc
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