Who Sang The Old Crossroads? Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys

Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys Bluegrass '87 cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1988
Genre: Folk, World, & Country
Style: Country/Bluegrass
length: 4:08
producer: Emory Gordy
guitar: Tom Ewing
banjo: Blake Williams
baritone vocals: Blake Williams
bass vocals: Clarence "Tater" Tate
double bass: Johnny Montgomery
fiddle: Clarence "Tater" Tate and Buddy Spicher
lead vocals: Tom Ewing
mandolin: Bill Monroe
tenor vocals: Bill Monroe
Lyrics
Oh, my brother take this warning
Don't let ol' Satan hold your hand
You'd be lost in sin forever
You'd never reach the promised land

The old crossroad now is waiting
Which one are you going to take?
One leads down to destruction
The other to the pearly gate

One road leads up to heaven
The other goes down below
Jesus, our Savior, will protect you
He'll guide you by the old crossroad

The old crossroad now is waiting
Which one are you going to take?
One leads down to destruction
The other to the pearly gate

Soon your life will be over
You'll have to face the old crossroad
Will you be ready then, my brother
To shun the one goes down below?

The old crossroad now is waiting
Which one are you going to take?
One leads down to destruction
The other to the pearly gates

Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 The Long Bow
  • 2 Mighty Dark to Travel
  • 3 Music Valley Waltz
  • 4 Jekyll Island
  • 5 The Old Crossroads
  • 6 The Old Brown County Barn
  • 7 Stay Away From Me
  • 8 Bluest Man in Town
  • 9 Angels Rock Me to Sleep
  • 10 Dancin' in Brancin'

  • Release information
    label: MCA Records
    barcode: 076743131028
    script: Latin