I’ve Still Got Ninety-Nine has been placed into the genre of Native American ballad, with alternating titles such as Poor Boy, Ninety-Nine Years, or Cold Penitentiary. There are 27 known commercial recordings of the song by artists such as . Shelton, Mac and Bob, Robinson and Luther, and Darby and Tarlton. Source: Neil V. Rosenberg and Charles K. Wolfe, The Music of Bill Monroe, University of Illinois Press: Chicago, 2007. This video is strictly for historical and educational purposes.
I've Still Got Ninety-Nine - Monroe Brothers. The Old Man's Story - Monroe Brothers. Nine Pound Hammer is Too Heavy - Monroe Brothers. Sinner, You Better Get Ready - Monroe Brothers. Monroe - The Howlin' Brothers. You'd Better Be Somewhere Praying - The Monroe Brothers. Once I Had a Darling Mother - The Monroe Brothers. Hook and Line - The Monroe Brothers.
A The Old Man's Story B I've Still Got Ninety-Nine. Vocals, Guitar – Charlie Monroe Vocals, Mandolin – Bill Monroe. Recorded 28 January 1938 in Charlotte, NC.
Bill & Charlie Monroe, C. & B. Monroe, Monroe Bros. Monroe Brothers (Charles And Bill), The Monroe Brothers. The Old Man's Story, I've Still Got Ninety-Nine. Bluebird (3). US. Unknown.
Bill Monroe - I've Still Got Ninety-Nine. album: The Stanley Brothers Country Sky, Vol. 2. The Monroe Brothers - Sinner You Better Get Ready. album: All the Good Times. Sam Bush - Big Mon. album: Legacy: A Tribute to the First Generation of Bluegrass - Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, The Stanley Brothers. Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys - Orange Blossom Man. album: The Roots Of The Allman Brothers Band. album: The Great Brothers of Bluegrass with the Stanley Brothers, The Monroe Brothers, And Jim & Jesse Playing Man of Constant Sorrow, All the Good Times, I'll Fly Away, And More. The Monroe Brothers - Will the Circle Be Unbroken. album: The Collection '36-'59.
|A||The Old Man's Story|
|B||I've Still Got Ninety-Nine|
- Manufactured By – RCA Manufacturing Co., Inc.
- Vocals, Guitar [Uncredited] – Charlie Monroe
- Vocals, Mandolin [Uncredited] – Bill Monroe
NotesRecorded 28 January 1938 in Charlotte, NC.
Side A matrix no. 018811-1.
Side B matrix no. 018812-1.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side A runout): A B-7425A
- Matrix / Runout (Side B runout): A B-7425B
|M-7448||Monroe Brothers||The Old Man's Story / I've Still Got Ninety-Nine (Shellac, 10", RE)||Montgomery Ward||M-7448||US||Unknown|