Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

United States country rock. Formed 1966
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1966
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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Biography (Wikipedia)

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is an American country rock band. The group has existed in various forms since its founding in Long Beach, California, in 1966. The band’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, staying 16 years, then departing again in November 2017. 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 as 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 Unbroken: Volume Two was released in 1989, was certified gold, won two Grammys, and was named Album of the Year at the Country Music Association Awards.

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I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes
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I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes
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Orange Blossom Special
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Orange Blossom Special
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Will the Circle Be Unbroken
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Will the Circle Be Unbroken
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Take The Gold Into Telluride
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Take The Gold Into Telluride
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Lost Highway
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Lost Highway
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Sunny Side Of The Mountain
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Sunny Side Of The Mountain
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You Are My Flower
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You Are My Flower
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Fishin' in the Dark
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Fishin' in the Dark
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All I Have to Do Is Dream
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All I Have to Do Is Dream
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You Ain't Going Nowhere
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You Ain't Going Nowhere
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The Valley Road
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The Valley Road
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Will The Circle Be Unbroken
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Will The Circle Be Unbroken
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Keep On The Sunny Side
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Keep On The Sunny Side
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Tennessee Stud
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Tennessee Stud
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An American Dream
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An American Dream
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I've Been Lookin
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I've Been Lookin
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When It's Gone
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When It's Gone
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House at Poo Corner
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House at Poo Corner
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Some of Shelly's Blues
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Some of Shelly's Blues
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Mr. Bojangles
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Mr. Bojangles
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Roll the Stone Away
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Roll the Stone Away
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Wildwood Flower
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Wildwood Flower

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Mother Maybelle Carter
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Going Up the Country
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Going Up the Country
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Life's Railway to Heaven
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Life's Railway to Heaven
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Catfish John
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Catfish John
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Colorado Christmas
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Colorado Christmas
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Long Hard Road
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Long Hard Road
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Grand Ole Opry Song
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Grand Ole Opry Song
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Face on the Cutting Room Floor
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Face on the Cutting Room Floor
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Buy for Me the Rain
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Buy for Me the Rain
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