Orthophonic Joy: the 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited

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This timeless, haunting, and powerful, Orthophonic Joy re-imagines the iconic recordings that created the “Big Bang” of country music and catapulted The Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers to stardom.

Country music artists Ashley & Shannon Campbell, Ashley Monroe, Brad Paisley, Carl Jackson, Corbin Hayslett, Dolly Parton, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Emmylou Harris, Jesse McReynolds, Keb´ Mo´, Larry Cordle & The Virginia Luthiers, Marty Stuart, Sheryl Crow, Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers, The Chuck Wagon Gang, The Church Sisters, The Shotgun Rubies, and Vince Gill, join forces to pay tribute to the legendary 1927 Bristol Sessions with Orthophonic Joy: The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited.

Produced by Grammy-winning producer Carl Jackson, these songs are accompanied by narration by longtime Grand Ole Opry host Eddie Stubbs and their enduring beauty shines through. Not only does this album pay homage to the original recordings, it is destined to stir a re-awakening within the industry the 1927 Bristol Sessions helped shape.

1: Don’t Deny Yourself the Sheer Joy of Orthophonic Music
2: I’m Redeemed (Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver)
3: All They Needed Now Was Talent
4: Bury Me Beneath the Willow (Emmylou Harris)
5: Tonight He Is Playing the Old, Old Tune at Police Headquarters
6: Black Eyed Susie (Marty Stuart)
7: An Early Tradition of Scrapping for Rights and Royalties
8: When They Ring Those Golden Bells (Dolly Parton)
9: I Wish I Had Some Rocks to Throw at Them
10: The Storms Are on the Ocean (Ashley Monroe)
11: Any Song with a Story Will Go to the People’s Hearts
12: I Am Resolved (The Shotgun Rubies)
13: A Hoedown Social in a Mountain Cabin
14: Sweet Heaven When I Die (Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers)
15: Daddy Never Knew When He Would Come Up with An Idea for a Song
16: The Soldier’s Sweetheart (Vince Gill)
17: Where the Blues Meets the Church
18: To the Work (Keb’ Mo’)
Various – Orthophonic Joy- The 1927 Bristol Sessions Revisited (2-CD) Medium 2
1: Singers Who Had Not Visited Bristol During Their Entire Lifetime Arrived
2: Where We’ll Never Grow Old (The Church Sisters)
3: Love, Loss, and the Perils of the Moonshine Business
4: Darling Cora (Corbin Hayslett)
5: Ramblers Riding the Longest Train I Ever Saw
6: In the Pines (Brad Paisley & Carl Jackson)
7: Twenty-One Good Years at the Throttle
8: The Wreck of the Virginian (Ashley & Shannon Campbell)
9: Prized and Practical, Brutal Ballads
10: Pretty Polly (Carl Jackson
11: Tremendous Heart Punch and Appeal
12: The Wandering Boy (Sheryl Crow)
13: Gotta Catch That Train
14: Train on the Island (Larry Cordle & the Virginia Luthiers)
15: History Saws and Strums Along with Itself
16: The Girl I Left Behind (Jesse McReynolds & Carl Jackson) Johnny Goodwin
17: Introducing the Orthophonic Choir)
18: Shall We Gather at the River (The Chuck Wagon Gang & the Orthophonic Choir)
19: The Birthplace of Country Music