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Title Classic old-time music from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2003.

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 Talbott Media  CD 25737    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
1.4 m/s
audio file
CD audio
Note Traditional string-band music (chiefly fiddle, banjo, and guitar in various combinations); in part with vocals.
Language Vocal selections sung in English.
Performer Various performers.
Event Recorded 1958-1985.
Note Selections originally released 1962-1998.
Title from disc label.
Program and biographical notes by Jeff Place (29 pages : portraits) inserted in container.
The 1st and 9th tracks are reversed in list on p. [1] of booklet; the 3rd and 4th tracks reversed on p. 9-10 of booklet. Track listing on back of container appears accurate.
Contents Sugar Hill (the Iron Mountain String Band) -- Bill Morgan and his gal (the New Lost City Ramblers) -- Country blues (Dock Boggs) -- Little Sadie (Clarence Ashley) -- Susannah gal (Frank Bode and Tommy Jarrell) -- Wednesday night waltz (Clark Kessinger) -- Cyclone of Rye Cove (the New Lost City Ramblers) -- I'm leaving you this lonesome song (Maybelle Carter and Sara Carter Bayes) -- Carroll County blues (Doc Watson and Fred Price) -- Don't let your deal go down (Sam and Kirk McGee) -- Trouble in mind (Roscoe Holcomb) -- Chilly winds (Wade Ward) -- Going down the road feeling bad (David, Bill, and Billy Ray Johnson) -- Pretty Polly (Lee Sexton) -- Bonaparte's retreat (Mike Seeger) -- Concord rag (J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers) -- John Henry (George Pegram) -- Bowling Green (Cousin Emmy with the New Lost City Ramblers) -- Fine times at our house (John W. Summers) -- Streets of glory (Old Reliable String Band) -- Policeman (the Spare Change Boys) -- Love somebody (Soldier's joy) (Joe and Tommy Thompson) -- House of David blues (Red Clay Ramblers with Al McCanless) -- Ship in the clouds (Andy Cahan, Lisa Ornstein, and Laura Fishelder) -- Late last night (Sam and Kirk McGee) -- Look down that lonesome road (Gaither Carlton) -- Down yonder (Gordon Tanner, Joe Miller, and John Patterson) -- Jaybird march (Etta Baker and Cora Phillips) -- John Brown's dream (the New Lost City Ramblers).
Subject Old-time music.
String band music.
Folk music -- United States.
Folk music.
Folk songs, English.
Old-time music.
String band music.
United States.
Genre/Form Old-time music.
Subject Folk songs, English -- United States.
Genre/Form Old-time music.
Folk music.
Folk songs.
Added Author Place, Jeffrey, compiler, writer of added commentary.
Boggs, Dock, 1898-1971, performer.
Ashley, Clarence, 1895-1967, performer.
Bode, Frank, performer.
Jarrell, Tommy, 1901-1985, performer.
Kessinger, Clark, performer.
Carter, Maybelle, 1909-1978, performer.
Carter, Sara, 1898-1979, performer.
Watson, Doc, performer.
Price, Fred, 1915-1987, performer.
McGee, Sam, 1894-1975, performer.
McGee, Kirk, 1899-1983, performer.
Holcomb, Roscoe, performer.
Ward, Wade, performer.
Johnson, David, 1954- performer.
Johnson, Billie Ray, performer.
Johnson, Bill, 1911-1996, performer.
Sexton, Lee, performer.
Seeger, Mike, 1933-2009, performer.
Pegram, George, 1911-1974, performer.
Emmy, Cousin, 1903-1980, performer.
Summers, John W., 1887-1976, performer.
Thompson, Joe, 1918-2012, performer.
Thompson, Tommy, 1937-2003, performer.
Cahan, Andy, performer.
Ornstein, Lisa, performer.
Fishleder, Laura, performer.
Carlton, Gaither, 1901-1972, performer.
Tanner, Gordon, 1916-1982, performer.
Miller, Smokey Joe, 1918-2009, performer.
Patterson, John, 1910-1980, performer.
Baker, Etta, 1913-2006, performer.
Phillips, Cora, performer.
Container of (work): Carter, A. P. (Alvin Pleasant), 1891-1960. Cyclone of Rye Cove.
Container of (work): Jones, Richard M., 1892-1945. Trouble in mind.
Container of (work): Schoebel, Elmer. House of David blues.
Container of (work): Gilbert, L. Wolfe (Louis Wolfe), 1886-1970. Down yonder.
Iron Mountain String Band, performer.
New Lost City Ramblers, performer.
J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers, performer.
Old Reliable String Band, performer.
Spare Change Boys, performer.
Red Clay Ramblers, performer.
Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings.
Note Title on container spine: Classic old-time music
Standard No. 093074009321
Music No. SFW CD 40093 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings