The Dillards

The Dillards
United States
Bluegrass group. Popularly known for their appearance as "The Darlings Boys" on The Andy Griffith Show.
Herb Pedersen (late 1960s)
Rodney Dillard
Doug Dillard
Mitch Jayne
Dean Webb


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Title Performer Release date Covered by
May 1963 Rodney Dillard & The Dillard Band
1970 (2 artists)
May 1963 (4 artists)
May 1963 Rodney Dillard & The Dillard Band
September 1965 Rodney Dillard & The Dillard Band
1972 (3 artists)
1979 Laurel Canyon Ramblers
December 1968 (2 artists)
May 1963 The Wes Miller Band
September 1965 (2 artists)
May 1963 (5 artists)
December 1968 Øystein Sunde
1964 (19 artists)
1970 (2 artists)
October 1969 The Bluegrass Alliance

Covers by The Dillards

Title Performer Release date Originally by
December 1968 Allen Shelton
1972 Swampwater
1991 Eric Andersen [US1]
Cripple Creek The Dillards 1999 Unverified
May 1963 Arthur Smith and Don Reno
1964 Don Reno, Red Smiley and The Tennessee Cutups
2008 Woody Guthrie
1969 Wilma Lee and Stoney Cooper with The Clinch Mt. Clan
2008 Cisco Houston
1979 The Seldom Scene
2008 (unknown), Hugh Cross, The Carter Family, Woody Guthrie
1992 Brewer & Shipley
December 1968 Rev. J.M. Gates
1992 The Beatles
December 1968 The Beatles
1999 Wm. B. Houchens
2008 Woody Guthrie
1972 Emry Arthur
1964 (unknown)
1991 The Seldom Scene
1991 Bob Dylan
2008 (unknown), Woody Guthrie
1964 (unknown)
May 1963 Grandpa Jones
December 1968 Tim Hardin
December 1968 (unknown)
May 1963 John Reedy and His Stone Mtn. Hillbillys
1965 Ewan MacColl & A.L. Lloyd, Tom Paxton
2008 Woody Guthrie
2008 Woody Guthrie
2008 Eva Davis, Woody Guthrie
1964 Bob Dylan
1970 (unknown), The Beatles



Title Performer Release date Label
32 Cents - Postage Due Arlo Guthrie with The Dillards 2008 Rising Son Records
A Long Time Ago The Dillards 1999 Varèse Vintage
Back Porch Bluegrass The Dillards May 1963 Elektra
Copperfields The Dillards 1970 Elektra
Decade Waltz The Dillards 1979 Flying Fish
Let It Fly The Dillards 1991 Vanguard
Live!!!! Almost!!! The Dillards 1964 Elektra
Roots and Branches The Dillards 1972 Anthem
Take Me Along for the Ride The Dillards 1992 Vanguard
Wheatstraw Suite The Dillards December 1968 Elektra


Title Performer Release date Label
Dooley The Dillards May 1963 Elektra
Ebo Walker The Dillards September 1965 Capitol Records
Rainmaker The Dillards October 1969 Elektra
The Last Thing on My Mind The Dillards 1965 Capitol Records

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
Early L.A. various artists 1969 Together

Reported errors

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#50566 VirileVagabond 2016-09-21 20:19:00 UTC processed 2016-11-18 05:31:21 UTC by Bastien