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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is an American country-folk-rock band that has existed in various forms since its founding in Long Beach, California in 1966. The group's membership has had at least a dozen changes over the years, including a period from 1976 to 1981 when the band performed and recorded as The Dirt Band. Constant members since the early times are singer-guitarist Jeff Hanna and drummer Jimmie Fadden. Multi-instrumentalist John McEuen was with the band from 1966 to 1986 and returned during 2001. Keyboardist Bob Carpenter joined the band in 1977. The band is often cited as instrumental to the progression of contemporary country and roots music. The band's successes include a cover version of Jerry Jeff Walker's "Mr. Bojangles". Albums include 1972's Will the Circle be Unbroken, featuring such traditional country artists Mother Maybelle Carter, Earl Scruggs, Roy Acuff, Doc Watson, Merle Travis, and Jimmy Martin. A follow-up album based on the same concept, Will the Circle Be...

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Discography

  • Uncle Charlie & His Dog Teddy
  • Let's Go, 1982
  • Not Fade Away, 1992
  • The Dirt Band, 1978
  • Will the Circle Be Unbroken, 1994
  • Twenty Years of Dirt: The Best of The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 1986
  • Bang Bang Bang
  • Partners, Brothers and Friends, 1985
  • Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Certified Hits
  • The Best of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
  • Acoustic, 1994
  • Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Volume 2, 1989
  • Will The Circle Be Unbroken: The Trilogy, 2003
  • Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Volume 3, 2002
  • Greatest Hits
  • Welcome to Woody Creek, 2004
  • Workin' Band, 1988
  • All the Good Times, 1971
  • Live Two Five: In Concert, 1991
  • Plain Dirt Fashion, 1984
  • Symphonion Dream
  • Rare Junk, 1968
  • More Great Dirt: The Best of The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Volume II, 1989
  • Alive, 1969
  • Stars & Stripes Forever, 1974
  • Dirt, Silver & Gold, 2003
  • The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 1994
  • The Christmas Album
  • The Many Sides of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (disc x: Pop), 1994
  • Uncle Charlie and His Dog Teddy, 2003
  • Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 1967
  • Speed of Life, 2009
  • The Many Sides of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (disc x: Folk), 1994
  • Super Hits Series: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 2000
  • Ricochet, 1967
  • Jealousy, 1981
  • Plain Dirt Fashion / Partners Brothers and Friends, 2004
  • The Many Sides of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (disc x: Country Rock), 1994
  • Hold On, 1987
  • The Rest of the Dream

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On Jan 7, 2013. 2:46pm

"Gotta leave the city"...Yee Haa!

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