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Bluegrass Today: The Hits

Various Artists

Initial release : 1996

Easydisc 9001

David Grisman was the producer for and possibly plays on one track on this compilation of top ten bluegrass radio charts hits.

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Tracks / Musicians

  • Grapes on the Vine - Rice Brothers
  • I've Got That Old Feeling - Alison Krauss
  • Blue Train - Nashville Bluegrass Band
  • Flower in the Desert - Jim & Jesse McReynolds
  • Little Mountain Church House - Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
  • Blue Diamond Mines - Johnson Mountain Boys
  • Who Will Watch the Home Place? - Laurie Lewis
  • Northern Rail - Northern Lights
  • Leaving Cottondale - Alison Brown
  • Looking for Yourself - Lonesome River Band
  • Bramble and the Rose - Lynn Morris
  • Erase the Miles - IIIrd Tyme Out
  • Cheek to Cheek with the Blues - Del McCoury
  • Standing by the Bedside of a Neighbor - Cox Family
David Grisman possibly plays on the Alison Brown track.


Leaving Cottontail was produced and recorded by Davis Grisman. The original recording credits for the songs are;

  • Producer - David Grisman
  • Recording engineer - Tom Anderson, David Grisman
  • Recorded at Dawg Studios, Mill Valley, California
  • Mastering - George Horn at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California
For the other original recording;
  • Producer - Rice Brothers, Bill Wolf, Bil VornDick, Jerry Douglas, Carl Jackson, Doyle Lawson, Ken Irwin, Ronnie Freeland, Johnson Mountain Boys, Mike Marshall, Laurie Lewis, Northern Lights, Tim Shea, Lonesome River Band, IIIrd Tyme Out, Ronnie McCoury, Alison Krauss
  • Recording engineer - Bill Wolf, Bil VornDick, Ben Hall, Ronnie Freeland, Tom Size, Tim Austin, Rich Adler
  • Compiler - Louisa Hufstader.
  • Mastering - Dr. Toby Mountain at Northeastern Digital Recording, Southborough
  • Thanks to Kent Crawford, Kim Docter, Ken Irwin, Barry Poss and Gary Reid.
  • Design by Robert Appleton.
Related releases

The tracks on this compilation are from the following sources;

  • Grapes On The Vine - The Rice Brothers, Rice Brothers, 1990, Rounder 0256
  • I've Got That Old Feeling - I've Got That Old Feeling, Alison Krauss, 1990, Rounder 0275
  • Blue Train - Home Of The Blues, Nashville Bluegrass Band, 1990, Sugar Hill 3793
  • Flower In The Desert - Music Among Friends, Jim & Jesse McReynolds, 1992, Rounder 0279
  • Little Mountain Church House - I Heard The Angels Singing, Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, 1990, Sugar Hill 3774
  • Blue Diamond Mines - Blue Diamond, Johnson Mountain Boys, 1994, Rounder 0293
  • Who Will Watch The Home Place? - True Stories, Laurie Lewis, 1994, Rounder 0300
  • Northern Rail - Take You To The Sky, Northern Lights, 1990, Flying Fish 70533
  • Leaving Cottondale - Simple Pleasures, Alison Brown, 1991, Vanguard 79459
  • Looking For Yourself - Looking For Yourself, 1990, Lonesome River Band, Rebel 1680
  • The Bramble And The Rose - The Bramble And The Rose, Lynn Morris, 1992, Rounder 0288
  • Erase The Miles - IIIrd Tyme Out, IIIrd Tyme Out, 1992, Rebel 1691
  • Cheek To Cheek With The Blues - A Deeper Shade Of Blue, Del McCoury, 1994, Rounder 0303
  • Standing By The Bedside Of A Neighbor - Everybody's Reaching Out For Someone, Cox Family, 1993, Rounder 0297