The Louvin Brothers - First Steps - The Early Recordings - 1940-1952 - Gospel - C+W Bluegrass LP

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Louvin Brothers ‎– First Steps: The Early Recordings

Rural Routes ‎– RR-5002
Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Mono
Folk, World, & Country
Gospel, Country


A1 Alabama
A2 Seven Year Blues
A3 (I'm Changing The Words To) My Love Song Of You
A4 The Get Acquainted Waltz
A5 Weapon Of Prayer
A6 They've Got The Church Outnumbered
A7 Do You Live What You Preach
A8 You'll Be Rewarded Over There


B1 I'll Live With God (To Die No More)
B2 Robe Of White
B3 You'll Forget
B4 Childish Love
B5 The Great Atomic Power
B6 Insured Beyond The Grave
B7 The Gospel Way
B8 The Sons And Daughters Of God




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Liner Notes – Jonny Whiteside
Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Charlie Louvin
Vocals, Mandolin – Ira Louvin

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Barcode: 639857500212

The gifted, strikingly creative Louvin Brothers

The Louvins recorded for Apollo in 1947, Decca in 1949, and MGM in 1951 and 1952, yet their early recording dates were sporadic, in part because of Charlie’s military service in Korea. They did not achieve great commercial success until they began recording for Capitol in September 1952,

. They mixed gospel and secular forms, often focusing on the traditional themes of family, love, and obligation that link the two.

In the late 1950s a changing market and Ira’s erratic, tempestuous behavior contributed to the brothers’ sinking commercial fortunes.

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Condition New
Format LP
Label Private Pressing
Color Black