Life in Rural Music
(Special Packaging, Germany - Import, 4PC)
2011 four CD anthology from the influential Bluegrass great. This set includes every recording that Carl Story made for Mercury, Starday, and Columbia together with all of his Starday recordings from 1958 and '59, plus some ultra-rare demos recorded before World War II, proving that Carl Story was at the heart of the music that became Bluegrass. Also includes a full-length book with Colin Escott's biography of Carl Story and Neil Rosenberg's and Eddie Stubbs' comprehensive discography. Features many Bluegrass classics, and Story's complete recordings from 1947-59 plus ultra-rare radio and home recordings from 1942. Bear Family.