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Title Friends of Old Time Music [sound recording].

Imprint Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways, p2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc, Oversized    P COLL FOT S60CD    Available
Description 3 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Blues, bluegrass, popular, and traditional music recorded at the Friends of Old Time Music concerts in New York, N.Y.
Some selections previously released.
"Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage"--Container.
Compact discs.
Program and biographical notes (55 p. : ill., ports. ; 30 cm.) laid in container.
Contents Disc 1. I'm troubled (Doc and Arnold Watson) (3:10) -- The country blues (Dock Boggs) (4:24) -- Going down to the river (Fred McDowell) (3:09) -- East Virginia blues (Roscoe Holcomb) (4:51) -- The storms are on the ocean (Maybelle Carter) (3:03) -- The dream of the miner's child (The Stanley Brothers) (4:03) -- Soldier's joy (Hobart Smith) (1:45) -- Coffee blues (Mississippi John Hurt) (4:47) -- Live and let live (Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys) (2:46) -- Lonely tombs (The Watson Family) (2:25) -- Rockin' boogie (Jesse Fuller) (3:46) -- Brown's dream (Gaither Carlton and Doc Watson) (1:43) -- Down south blues (Dock Boggs) (3:17) -- Knoxville blues (Sam McGee) (2:30) -- Have a feast here tonight (The Stanley Brothers) (3:12) -- Riley (John Davis and the Georgia Sea Island Singers) (2:09) -- Buck and wing (Jesse Fuller) (1:22) --
Disc 2. Hell among the yearlings (Arthur Smith) (1:47) -- Amelia Earhart's last flight (The Greenbriar Boys) (3:47) -- The brakeman's blues (Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys) (2:32) -- Foggy mountain top (Maybelle Carter) (2:07) -- Hick's farewell (Doc Watson) (5:00) -- Jordan is a hard road to travel (The New Lost City Ramblers) (2:42) -- Write me a few of your lines (Fred McDowell) (2:54) -- Bimini gal (Joseph Spence) (2:44) -- Shady grove (1:47) ; Grey eagle (1:36) ; Walkin' the dog (2:03) (Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys) -- San Francisco Bay blues (Jesse Fuller) (3:24) -- Short life of trouble (Doc and Arnold Watson) (3:41) -- John Henry (Roscoe Holcomb) (1:59) -- Kneelin' down inside the gate (Stanley Thompson) (3:45) -- Tell my why you like Roosevelt (McKinley Peebles) (4:29) -- Bury me under the weeping willow (Maybelle Carter) (2:34) -- Mansions for me (The Stanley Brothers) (2:27) -- Before this time another year (Bessie Jones and the Georgia Sea Island Singers) (5:02) --
Disc 3. My creole belle (Mississippi John Hurt) (2:54) -- "Guitar lesson" (1:26) ; Cincinnati blues (2:27) (Jesse Fuller) -- Poor boy in jail (Dock Boggs) (2:41) -- He's solid gone (Maybelle Carter) (2:44) -- Maggie Walker blues (The Clarence Ashley Group) (3:43) -- Chevrolet (Ed Young and Emma Ramsay) (3:14) -- Rising sun blues (Roscoe Holcomb) (3:03) -- Lord, build me a cabin in glory (Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys) (1:37) -- Frankie and Albert (Mississippi John Hurt) (5:20) -- Hard times (The Stanley Brothers) (2:23) -- The miller's will (Horton Barker) (3:17) -- The coo coo bird (Clarence Ashley) (4:04) -- Double file (Gaither Carlton and Doc Watson) (1:30) -- The wandering boy (Annie Bird) (3:22) -- Stranger blues (Jessie Fuller) (3:29) -- I saw the light (Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys) (2:24) -- Sugar Hill (Maybelle Carter) (1:06) -- Amazing grace (The Clarence Ashley Group) (4:29).
Credits Recorded, produced, and annotated by Peter K. Siegel.
Performer Various performers.
Event Recorded live in New York City, Feb. 11, 1961-May 16, 1965.
Subject Old-time music.
Folk songs, English -- United States.
Blues (Music) -- 1961-1970.
Popular music -- 1961-1970.
Bluegrass music -- 1961-1970.
Genre/Form Live sound recordings
Added Author Siegel, Peter K.
Watson, Arnold.
Watson, Doc.
Boggs, Dock, 1898-1971.
McDowell, Fred.
Holcomb, Roscoe.
Carter, Maybelle, 1909-1978.
Smith, Hobart, 1897-1965.
Hurt, Mississippi John, 1892-1966.
Monroe, Bill, 1911-1996.
Fuller, Jesse.
Carlton, Gaither, 1901-1972.
McGee, Sam, 1894-1975.
Davis, John, (Folk-singer.
Smith, Arthur, 1898-1971.
Spence, Joseph, 1910-1984.
Thompson, Stanley.
Peebles, Kinny.
Jones, Bessie, 1902-1984.
Young, Ed, 1908-1974
Ramsay, Emma.
Barker, Horton, b. 1889.
Ashley, Clarence, 1895-1967.
Bird, Annie.
Stanley Brothers.
Blue Grass Boys.
Doc Watson Family (Musical group)
Sea Island Singers.
Greenbriar Boys.
New Lost City Ramblers.
Clarence Ashley Group.
Friends of Old-Time Music.
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.
Note Subtitle on container: Folk arrival, 1961-1965.
Standard No. 093074016022
Music No. SFW CD 40160 Smithsonian Folkways

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