Discography

Starting in 1974 with The Adams Brothers Show, here's a listing of albums and CD compilations that feature Tom.

Listed Oldest to Newest

CD Compilations listed at the bottom


Album: Our Flag of Bluegrass and Other Favorites
Artist: Adams Brothers Show
Label:self-produced, Baldwin Studios
Year: 1974

Album: Special Kinda Love
Artist: Genie Barker
Label: Rev-Doc, Baldwin Studios
Year: 1977

Album: Ahead of the Crowd
Artist: Adams Brothers
Label: self-produced, Baldwin Studios
Year: 1981

Single: One Way Track / Night of Hearts
Artist: Tom Adams & the Double Eagle Band
Label: self-produced, Baldwin Studios
Year: 1982

Album: Requests
Artist: Johnson Mountain Boys
Label: Rounder
Year: 1988

Album: Following A Feeling
Artist: Delia Bell & Bill Grant
Label: LP, Rounder 0257
Year: 1988

Album: At the Old Schoolhouse
Artist: Johnson Mountain Boys
Label: Rounder
Year: 1989

Album: Warhorse*
Artist: Tom Adams
Label and Year: self-produced cassette, May 1989
*later released by Rounder as Right Hand Man

Album: Lynn Morris Band
Artist: Lynn Morris Band
Label: Rounder
Year: 1990

Album: Right Hand Man
Artist: Tom Adams
Label: Rounder
Year: 1990

Album: Old Town
Artist: Butch Baldassari
Label: Rebel
Year: 1990

Album: Artesia
Artist: Larry Rice
Label: Rebel
Year: 1990
Track: Ol' Blue

Album: Don't Mourn, Organize! Songs of Labor Songwriter Joe Hill
Artist: Various
Label: Smithsonian Folkways
Year: 1990
Track: The Rebel Girl (Hazel Dickens)

Album: World Music of Struggle: We Shall Overcome
Artist: Various
Label: Sony
Year: 1991
Track: Don't Put Her Down, You Helped Put Her There (Hazel Dickens)
Track: Coal Tattoo (Hazel Dickens)

Album: Son of Rounder Banjo
Artist: Various
Label: Rounder
Year: 1992
Track: Adams County Breakdown (1987, Johnson Mountain Boys)

Album: The Bramble & the Rose
Artist: Lynn Morris Band
Label: Rounder
Year: 1992

Album: Rounder Banjo Extravaganza Live!
Artist: Tom Adams, Tony Furtado, Tony Trischka
Label: Rounder
Year: 1992

Album: Luke and Jenny Anne Bulla
Artist: Luke and Jenny Anne Bulla
Label: Rounder
Year: 1992

Album: Blue Diamond
Artist: Johnson Mountain Boys
Label: Rounder
Year: 1993

Album: These Old Pictures
Artist: James King
Label: Rounder
Year: 1993

Album: Folk Masters: Great Performances Recorded Live At The Barns Of Wolf Trap
Artist: Various
Label: Smithsonian Folkways
Year: 1993
Track: Our Last Goodbye (live, Johnson Mountain Boys)

Album: Mama's Hand
Artist: Lynn Morris
Label: Rounder
Year: 1995

Album: Lonesome and Then Some
Artist: James King
Label: Rounder
Year: 1995

Album: Must Be Santa! The Rounder Christmas Album
Artist: Various
Label: Rounder
Year: 1995
Track: The Friendly Beasts (Johnson Mountain Boys, recorded during the Blue Diamond sessions)

Album: Hush, My Restless Soul
Artist: Carla Gover
Label: June Appal Recordings
Year: 1995

Album: Cliffs of Vermilion
Artist: Peter McLaughlin
Label: Dog-Boy Records
Year: 1996
Track: Your Saddle Is Empty Old Pal

Album: Wind on My Back
Artist: Exit 13
Label: Freeland
Year: 1996
Note: played on the session

Album: Root 5: Bass & Banjo
Artist: Marshall Wilborn
Label: Pinecastle
Year: 1999
Track: Lady of Spain
Track: Benny's Revenge (with Lynn Morris)

Album: Blue Highway
Artist: Blue Highway
Label: Ceili Music
Year: 1999

Album: All The Lonely: A Collection Of Songs By John Pennell
Artist: John Pennell
Label: label
Year: 1999
Track: Carry Me Across the Mountains (Jeff White)

Album: (Trains Are) The Only Way To Fly
Artist: Audie Blayblock
Label: no label
Year: 2001

Album: Adams County Banjo
Artist: Tom Adams
Label: Rounder
Year: 2001

Album: The Storm Still Rages
Artist: Rhonda Vincent
Label: Rounder
Year: 2001

Album: Candlewyck
Artist: Ty Bennett and Chris Emerson
Label: Votive Records
Year: 2001
Track: Little Jasper

Album: Country Goes Raffi: A Tribute Album
Artist: Various
Label: Rounder
Year: 2001
Track: Bananaphone (with Rhonda Vincent)

Album: Flame Keeper
Artist: Michael Cleveland
Label: Rounder
Year: 2002

Album: Kickin' Grass
Artist: Jesse Brock
Label: Pinecastle
Year: 2002

Album: Come Hear My Story
Artist: Sam Wilson
Label: Lonesome Day Records
Year: 2002

Album: O Christmas Tree!: A Bluegrass Collection for the Holidays
Artist: Various
Label: Rounder
Year: 2002
Tracks: Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Lynn Morris Band)
The Friendly Beasts (Johnson Mountain Boys)

Album: All for Today
Artist: Shawn Lane
Label: Rebel
Year: 2003

Album: One Step Ahead
Artist: Rhonda Vincent
Label: Rounder
Year: 2003
Track: The Martha White Song

Album: Tale of a Messenger
Artist: Rob Baker
Label: no label
Year: 2003

Album: White Horse Rider
Artist: Lawrence Bishop
Label: Jordan Records
Year: 2003

Album: Telluride Bluegrass Festival: Reflections 1
Artist: Various
Label: Planet Bluegrass
Year: 2003
Track: John Henry (live at Main Stage, Telluride CO 1994, Johnson Mountain Boys)

Album: Live at the Ragged Edge
Artist: Tom Adams & Michael Cleveland
Label: recorded 3/12/02, Rounder
Year: 2004

Album: Send the Angels
Artist: Dale Ann Bradley
Label: Mountain Home
Year: 2004

Album: Lowell Folk Festival Live: 20 Years of Tradition
Artist: Various
Label: Lowell Folk Festival
Year: 2006
Track: John Henry (live at Market Street Stage, Lowell MA 1994, Johnson Mountain Boys)

Album: Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular
Artist: Tony Trischka
Label: Rounder
Year: 2007
Track: Fox On The Run (Tom Adams, Tony Trischka)
Track: Live and Let Live (Tom Adams, Tony Trischka)

Album: Goin' to the Dance
Artist: Chris Warner
Label: Patuxent Music
Year: 2010

Album: Southern
Artist: Bill Emerson & Sweet Dixie
Label: Rural Rhythm
Year: 2010

Album: Eclipse
Artist: Bill Emerson
Label: Rural Rhythm
Year: 2011

Album: Fired Up
Artist: Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper
Label: Rounder
Year: 2011

Album: Foggy Mountain Special: A Bluegrass Tribute to Earl Scruggs
Artist: Various
Label: Rounder
Year: 2012
Track: Foggy Mountain Rock (Tom Adams, Dan Tyminski, Ron Stewart, Dennis Crouch, Clay Hess, and Randy Kohrs)

Album: It's About Time
Artist: Wayne Taylor
Label: Wayne Taylor Records
Year: 2012

Album: Life Goes On: Musicians Against Childhood Cancer
Artist: Various
Label: Rural Rhythm
Year: 2012
Track: Goodbye to the Blues (live 2010, Johnson Mountain Boys/Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper)

Album: Patuxent Banjo Project
Artist: Various
Label: Patuxent Music
Year: 2014
Track: Sugarfoot Rag (Tom Adams, Michael Cleveland)

Album: That Was Then
Artist: Springfield Exit
Label: Patuxent Music
Year: 2015

Album: Mandolin Girl
Artist: Hemlock Hollow
Label: no label
Year: 2015
Track: Wagon Wheel
Track: Will The Circle Be Unbroken

Album: Gospel Side of Bill Emerson & Sweet Dixie
Artist: Bill Emerson & Sweet Dixie
Label: Rural Rhythm
Year: 2015

CD Compilations:

Compilation: Bluegrass Class of 1990
Artist: Various
Label: Rounder
Year: 1990
Track: What Was I Supposed to Do? (Lynn Morris Band)

Compilation: Hand-Picked: 25 Years Of Bluegrass Music On Rounder Records
Artist: Various
Label: Rounder
Year: 1995
Tracks: Leavin' (James King)
You'll Get No More of Me (Lynn Morris Band)
My Better Years (Johnson Mountain Boys)

Compilation: Blue Ribbon Banjo
Artist: Various
Label: Easydisc
Year: 1996
Track: Adams County Breakdown (Johnson Mountain Boys)

Compilation: Blue Ribbon Fiddle
Artist: Various
Label: Easydisc
Year: 1996
Track: Black Mountain Blues (Johnson Mountain Boys)

Compilation: Dreaming
Artist: Delia Bell & Bill Grant
Label: Rounder
Year: 1997
Tracks: Flame In My Heart and Beggin' To You

Compilation: Steel Rails: Classic Railroad Songs, Vol. 1
Artist: Various
Label: Rounder
Year: 1997
Track: Orange Blossom Special (Johnson Mountain Boys)

Compilation: Alison Krauss & Union Station's Bluegrass Hot Picks
Artist: Various
Label: Rounder
Year: 1997
Track: Unwanted Love (Johnson Mountain Boys)

Compilation: Songs of the Stanley Brothers
Artist: Various
Label: Easydisc
Year: 1997
Track: Harbor of Love (Johnson Mountain Boys)

Compilation: Bluegrass Greats
Artist: Various
Label: Easydisc
Year: 1997
Tracks: Indecision (James King)
My Better Years (Johnson Mountain Boys)

Compilation: Acoustic Holidays
Artist: Various
Label: Easydisc
Year: 1998
Track: The Friendly Beasts (Johnson Mountain Boys)

Compilation: The Rough Guide to Bluegrass
Artist: Various
Label: World Music Network
Year: 2001
Track: My Better Years (Johnson Mountain Boys)

Compilation: Blue Trail of Sorrow: 16 Top Bluegrass Gems
Artist: Various
Label: Rounder
Year: 2001
Track: Crazy Heart (with James King)

Compilation: Roots Music: An American Journey
Artist: Various
Label: Rounder
Year: 2001
Track: Leavin' (James King)

Compilation: The Rough Guide to the Music of the Appalachians
Artist: Various
Label: World Music Network
Year: 2002
Track: Box Elder Beetles (Tom Adams)

Compilation: Classic Bluegrass from Smithsonian Folkways
Artist: Various
Label: Smithsonian Folkways
Year: 2002
Track: Our Last Goodbye (live, Johnson Mountain Boys)
Track: The Rebel Girl (Hazel Dickens)

Compilation: Bluegrass Spirit
Artist: Various
Label: Easydisc
Year: 2002
Track: Message for Peace (with James King)

Compilation: Long Journey Home: Bluegrass Songs of the Stanley Brothers
Artist: Various
Label: Rounder
Year: 2002
Track: Harbor of Love (Johnson Mountain Boys)

Compilation: Time-Life's Treasury Of Bluegrass
Artist: Various
Label: Universal Music Enterprises
Year: 2002
Track: Orange Blossom Special (Johnson Mountain Boys)

Compilation: Blue Ridge Mountain Mandolin
Artist: Various
Label: Pinecastle
Year: 2003
Track: Kickin' Grass (Jesse Brock)

Compilation: White Dove: The Bluegrass Gospel Collection
Artist: Various
Label: Rounder
Year: 2003
Tracks: When The Angels Sing (Rhonda Vincent)
Harbor of Love (Johnson Mountain Boys)

Compilation: Bluegrass Number 1's
Artist: Various
Label: Rounder
Year: 2004
Tracks: The Bramble and the Rose (Lynn Morris Band)
Is the Grass Any Bluer (Rhonda Vincent)
Duncan & Brady (Johnson Mountain Boys)

Compilation: Can't You Hear Me Callin' - Bluegrass: 80 Years of American Music
Artist: Various
Label: Sony
Year: 2004
Track: Is the Grass Any Bluer (Rhonda Vincent)

Compilation: Harlan County U.S.A. - Songs Of The Coal Miner's Struggle
Artist: Various
Label: Rounder
Year: 2006
Track: Blue Diamond Mines (Johnson Mountain Boys)

Compilation: If You Only Knew... The Best of Larry Rice
Artist: Larry Rice
Label: Rebel
Year: 2014
Track: Ol' Blue

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