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Title Classic mountain songs from Smithsonian Folkways [sound recording].

Imprint Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, p2002.

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 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    P COLL CMS S94CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc (71 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Folk music from North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee, including "old-time fiddle and banjo pieces, early bluegrass, [and] traditional ballads, with a special emphasis on Appalachian vocal traditions"--Container verso.
Selections originally released 1958-1997.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Jeff Place, including bibliography, (25 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Omie Wise / Doug Wallin (3:03) -- Sugar baby / Dock Boggs (2:50) -- I am a poor pilgrim of sorrow / Indian Bottom Association (5:24) -- Sixteen tons / George Davis (Merle Travis) (3:05) -- John Henry / Lesley Riddle (2:25) -- Lost Indian / Marion Sumner (0:51) -- Southbound / Doc and Merle Watson (2:39) -- High on a mountain / Ola Belle Reed (Alex Campbell) (3:02) -- Coal Creek march / Pete Steele (1:23) -- Coal miner blues / Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard (2:42) -- Railroad blues / Sam McGee (2:45) -- Cuckoo bird / Clarence Ashley (2:33) -- Conversation with Death ; Oh, Death / Berzilla Wallin (5:03) -- Lone prairie / Wade Ward (0:52) -- Rain and snow / Dillard Chandler (2:23) -- Mole in the ground / Bascom Lamar Lunsford (3:19) -- Moonshiner / Roscoe Holcomb (1:59) -- Wildwood flower / Kilby Snow (1:23) -- Barbry Ellen / Jean Ritchie (5:01) -- Daniel prayed / Watson, Price, and Howard (G.T. Speer) (2:54) -- Wreck of the Number Nine / Pop Stoneman (2:48) -- Red Jacket Mine explosion / Phipps Family (4:00) -- Kingdom come / Norman Edmonds (2:02) -- Amazing grace / Horton Barker (4:16).
Credits Compiled by Jeff Place.
Subject Folk music -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Folk songs, English -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Ballads, English -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Hymns, English -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Gospel music.
Fiddle tunes -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Banjo music -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Bluegrass music.
Added Author Wallin, Doug, 1919-2000 Performer.
Boggs, Dock, 1898-1971. Performer.
Davis, George, 1904-1992. Performer.
Riddle, Lesley. Performer.
Sumner, Marion, 1920-1997. Performer.
Watson, Doc. Performer.
Watson, Merle. Performer.
Reed, Ola Belle. Performer. 1916-2002
Steele, Pete, b. 1891. Performer.
Dickens, Hazel. Performer. 1935-2011
Gerrard, Alice, 1934- Performer.
McGee, Sam, 1894-1975. Performer.
Ashley, Clarence, 1895-1967. Performer.
Wallin, Berzilla. Performer.
Ward, Wade. Performer.
Chandler, Dillard. Performer.
Lunsford, Bascom Lamar. Performer. 1882-1973
Holcomb, Roscoe. Performer.
Snow, Kilby, 1905-1980. Performer.
Ritchie, Jean. Performer.
Price, Fred, 1915-1987. Performer.
Howard, Clint, 1930- Performer.
Stoneman, Ernest V. Performer.
Edmonds, Norman. Performer.
Barker, Horton, b. 1889. Performer.
Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings.
Indian Bottom Association. Performer.
Phipps Family (Musical group) Performer.
Standard No. 093074009420
Music No. SFW CD 40094 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

 
    
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