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Roland White, Roland White Band

"Trying To Get To You" 1994 Sugar Hill CD 3826. Produced by Butch Baldassari, recorded and mixed by Rich Adler at Suite 2000 Studios, Nashville, Tennessee.

Musicians: Roland White, mandolin and vocals; David Grier, guitar; Gene Wooten, dobro and vocals; Richard Bailey, banjo; Stuart Duncan, fiddle and vocals; Gene Libbea, bass; Diane Bouska, vocals; Alan O'Bryant, vocals; Pat Enright, vocals.

Songs: Trying To Get To You, The Wall Around My Heart, Lucky Break, Talk To Your Heart, Toy Heart, Crazy Blues, Gaiete Acadienne, Midnight, I'll Hold You In My Heart, Ocean Of Diamonds, Only You, Roll Along Kentucky Moon.



Jelly On My Tofu 2002 Roland White and Diane Bouska. Produced by The Roland White Band and Mark Howard. Recorded by Mark Howard at Signal Path Studio, Nashville, TN.


Musicians: Roland White, mandolin and vocals; Diane Bouska, guitar and vocals; Richard Bailey, banjo; Todd Cook, bass and vocals; Special guest musicians: Stuart Duncan, fiddle; Andy Leftwich, fiddle; Alan Munde, banjo; Kenny Malone, percussion, Mark Howard, vocal.

Songs: Jelly on My Tofu, Sunday Sunrise, Hoping That You'e Hoping, Bermuda Drive, Someone You Have Forgotten, Cabin On the Hill, Rose City Waltz, February Snow, Satisfied Mind, Roland's Rag, Flesh, Blood and Bone, Old Fashioned Love, Rawhide


"I Wasn't Born To Rock 'N' Roll" Original release 1975 Ridge Runner Records, Produced by Slim Richey, engineered by John "Buff" Haskin, recorded and mixed and ATP Studios, Fort Worth, Texas. This album is a 2010 CD re-release on Tompkins Square Records.

Musicians: Roland White, mandolin and vocals; Alan Munde, banjo and guitar; Kenny Wertz, guitar and vocals; Roger Bush, bass and vocals; Dave Ferguson, fiddle.

Songs: Kansas City Railroad Blues, The Storms Are On The Ocean, I'm Head Over Heels In Love With You, Door Step Of Trouble, If I Should Wander Back Tonight, Texas Gales, I Saw Your Face In The Moon, Prisoner's Song, Marathon (Medley of: Love Come Home, Nine Pound Hammer, Shackles and Chains, Live and Let Live, Doin' My Time, Sitting On Top Of The World), Same Old Blues Again, Powder Creek, Can't You Hear Me Calling, She's Her Own Special Baby

The Nashville Bluegrass Band

"American Beauty" 1998 Sugar Hill CD 3882. Produced by The Nashville Bluegrass Band and Mark Howard, engineered by Mark Howard at 1103 Studio, Nashville, Tennessee.

Musicians: Alan O'Bryant, banjo and vocals; Stuart Duncan, fiddle and vocals; Gene Libbea, bass and vocals; Roland White, mandolin and vocals; Pat Enright, guitar and vocals.

Red Clay Halo, All Alone, Fiddlin' Bill, Signs Following, The Johnson Boys, Slow Learner, Blue Cadillac, Livin the Blues, Holiday Pickin', Homeless Waltz, Down a Winding Road, Just Like a Fiddle.


"Unleashed" 1995 Sugar Hill CD 3843. Produced by Jerry Douglas, engineered by Brad Hartman assisted by Carl Meadows at Sound Emporium Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee.

Musicians: Alan O'Bryant, banjo and vocals; Stuart Duncan, fiddle and vocals; Gene Libbea, bass and vocals; Roland White, mandolin and vocals; Pat Enright, guitar and vocals. Special guests: The Fairfield Four (on "Last Month Of The Year").

Songs: Tear My Stillhouse Down, Dark Shadows of Night, Boll Weevil, Last Time On The Road, I Got A Date, Blackbirds and Crows, One More Dollar, Doorstep Of Trouble, You Wouldn't Know Love, Dog Remembers Bacon, Little Whitewashed Chimney, Almost, Last Month Of The Year.


"Waitin' For The Hard Times To Go" 1993 Sugar Hill CD 3809. Produced by Jerry Douglas, engineered by Bil VornDick at Music Row Audio, Nashville, Tennessee.

Musicians: Alan O'Bryant, banjo and vocals; Pat Enright, guitar and vocals; Gene Libbea, bass and vocals; Stuart Duncan, fiddle and vocals; Roland White, mandolin and vocals. Special guest: Jerry Douglas, Dobro.

Songs: Backtrackin', Waitin' For The Hard Times To Go, Kansas City Railroad Blues, Open Pit Mine, Train Of Yesterday, Father I Stretch My Hand To Thee, When I Get Where I'm Goin', Waltzin's For Dreamers, I Ain't Goin' Down, We Decided To Make Jesus Our Choice, On Again Off Again, Soppin' The Gravy.


"Home Of The Blues" 1991 Sugar Hill CD 3793. Produced by Jerry Douglas, engineered by Bil VornDick at Music Row Audio, Nashville, Tennessee.

Musicians: Stuart Duncan, fiddle and vocals; Pat Enright, guitar and vocals; Gene Libbea, bass and vocals; Alan O'Bryant, banjo and vocals; Roland White, mandolin and vocals. Special guests: Jerry Douglas, Dobro; The Fairfield Four, vocals.

Songs: Happy On The Mississippi Shores, The Fool, Blue Train, I'll Just Keep On Lovin' You, Old Dangerfield, Home Of The Blues, The Biggest Liars In Town, Home, I'll Be On That Good Road Someday, The First Step To Heaven, Mississippi River Blues, The New Democracy, Introduction by Isaac Freeman, Roll Jordan Roll.


"The Boys Are Back In Town" 1990 Sugar Hill CD 3778. Produced by Jerry Douglas, engineered by Bil VornDick at Martin Recording Co., Nashville, Tennessee.

Musicians: Stuart Duncan, fiddle and vocals; Pat Enright, guitar and vocals; Gene Libbea, bass and vocals; Alan O'Bryant, banjo and vocals; Roland White, mandolin and vocals. Special guests: Jerry Douglas, Dobro; The Fairfield Four, vocals.

Songs: Get A Transfer, Long Time Gone, Big River, Hard Times, Connie & Buster, Don't Let Our Love Die, I'm Rollin' Through This Unfriendly World, Rock Bottom Blues, Diamonds & Pearls, The Ghost Of Eli Renfro, Weary Blues From Waitin' (CD bonus track), Big Cow In Carlisle (CD bonus track), Dark As The Night, The Boys Are Back In Town.


Kentucky Colonels

"Appalachian Swing" 1993 Rounder Records, 1993 Capitol Records. Produced by Richard Bock and Ed Pearl, reissue produced by Ken Irwin. Recorded by Richard Bock at World-Pacific Studios, Hollywood, California.

Musicians: Roland White, mandolin and guitar; Clarence White, guitar; Billy Ray Latham, banjo; Roger Bush, bass and banjo; Bobby Slone fiddle and bass; Leroy Mack (MacNees), Dobro.

Tunes: Clinch Mountain Backstep, Nine Pound Hammer, Listen To The Mockingbird, Wild Bill Jones, Billy In The Lowground, Lee Highway Blues, I Am A Pilgrim, The Prisoner's Song, Sally Goodin, Faded Love, John Henry, Flat Fork.


"Livin' In The Past" 1997 Sierra Records. Produced by John Delgatto. Recorded by Brooks Adams Otis.

Musicians: Roland White, mandolin and guitar; Clarence White, guitar; Billy Ray Latham, banjo; Roger Bush, bass and banjo; Scotty Stoneman, fiddle; Leroy Mack (MacNees), Dobro; Bobby Slone, fiddle.

Songs: Fire On The Mountain, If You're Ever Gonna Love Me, Julius Finkbine's Rag, Dark Hollow, Memphis Special, He Said If I Be Lifted Up, Get Down On Your Knees And Pray, Lee Highway Blues, Shuckin' The Corn, Ocean Of Diamonds, Angel Of Death, Barefoot Nellie, Train 45, Hard Hearted, Chug-A-Lug, Alabama Jubilee, Sunny Side Of The Mountain, Journey's End (A Life Of Sorrow), Sheik Of Araby, Good Woman's Love, Listen To The Mockingbird, Old Joe Clark, I Am A Pilgrim, Jordan, Shady Grove.


"Long Journey Home" 1991 Vanguard Records CD 77004 Recorded Live at the Newport Folk Festival July,1964, with special guests Doc Watson and Bill Keith. Mixed and engineered for release by Jeff Zaraya, Executive Producer, Kent Crawford.

Musicians: Roland White, mandolin; Clarence White, guitar; Billy Ray Latham, banjo; Roger Bush, bass; Doc Watson, guitar; Bill Keith, banjo.

Songs: Roll On Buddy, Bill Cheatham, There Ain't Nobody Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone, Shuckin' The Corn, A Beautiful Life, Get Down On Your Knees and Pray, Over In The Glory Land, Sally Ann, Brakeman's Blues, Soldier's Joy, Listen To The Mockingbird, Farewell Blues, Lonesome Road Blues, Beaumont Rag, Footprints In The Snow, Long Journey Home, In The Pines, Chicken Reel, Old Hickory, Auld Lang Syne, Nola, Flat Fork, Shady Grove.


"Clarence White: 33 Acoustic Guitar Instrumentals" Live recordings from 1962 2000 Sierra Records 26023-2

Musicians: Clarence White, guitar and Roger Bush, rhythm guitar.


The Dreadful Snakes

"Snakes Alive" 1983, 1995 Rounder Records, CD 0177. Produced by Bela Fleck and Jerry Douglas, engineered and mixed by Rich Adler at Studio by the Pond, Hendersonville, Tennessee.

Musicians: Bela Fleck, banjo and vocals; Jerry Douglas, Dobro and vocals; Blaine Sprouse, fiddle; Roland White, mandolin and vocals; Mark Hembree, bass and vocals; Cheryl (White) Warren, vocals; Sharon White, vocals.

Songs: Who's That Knockin' At My Door, Snakes Alive, Travelin' Down This Lonesome Road, Story Of The Pharisees, Brown County Breakdown, Linda Lou, Sally Ann, Blue Yodel #4, Don't Let Your Sweet Love Die, Cash On The Barrelhead, Lonesome Whistle Blues, In Despair.