Jim and Jesse are one of the most iconic of bluegrass’s first generation of pickers. The McReynolds brothers had a sound that was all their own, featuring Jim’s high tenor and Jesse’s distinctive cross-picking mandolin style. But how does their vast repertoire translate into modern bluegrass? Just ask Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, Tom Adams, Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out, and other great artists who have recorded their own takes on Jim and Jesse’s greatest hits. Enjoy this playlist featuring Jim and Jesse: then and now!