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Title Black Appalachia [sound recording] : string bands, songsters, and hoedowns.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Rounder, p1999.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    P COLL BA R23CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Deep river of song
The Alan Lomax collection
Deep river of song.
Alan Lomax collection.
Note Includes some previously unreleased material.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Stephen Wade and song texts ([32] p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Contents Cripple Creek (Jimmie Strothers, banjo) -- Christmas Eve (Murphy Gribble, banjo; John Lusk, fiddle; Albert York, guitar) -- Washboard rhythm (Theopolis Stokes, washboard) -- Soldier's joy ; Old Joe (Nashville Washboard Band) -- Arkansas traveler (Sid Hemphill, fiddle, vocals; Lucius Smith, banjo; Will Head, bass drum; Alec Askew, guitar) -- Black bayou ; Banty rooster (Blind Pete, fiddle, vocals; George Ryan, guitar) -- Poontang little, poontang small (Strothers, guitar) -- Give the fiddler a dram ; Eighth of January (Gribble; Lusk; York) -- Introduction of band -- Eighth of January ; Skillet good and greasy (Hemphill; Smith; Head; Askew) -- Devil's dream (Hemphill, 10-note quills, with snare and bass drums) -- John Henry (Hemphill; Smith; Head; Askew) -- Steel-laying holler (John "Black Sampson" Gibson) -- Pauline (Allen Prothero) -- Track-lining song (Gibson) -- New careless love (Sonny Terry, vocals, harmonica) -- Red Cross store (Brownie McGhee, vocals, guitar; Terry, harmonica) -- How long blues (McGhee; Lead Belly, vocals, guitar; Terry, vocals, harmonica).
Performer Various performers.
Event Field recordings made for the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress, by Alan Lomax and others, 1933-1946.
System Details Compact disc.
Subject African Americans -- Appalachian Region -- Music.
Banjo music.
Folk songs, English -- Appalachian Region.
Folk music -- Appalachian Region.
Fiddle tunes -- Appalachian Region.
Blues (Music) -- Appalachian Region -- 1931-1940.
Blues (Music) -- Appalachian Region -- 1941-1950.
Work songs -- Appalachian Region.
Field recordings -- Appalachian Region.
Added Author Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002.
Archive of American Folk Song.
Added Title String bands, songsters, and hoedowns
Standard No. 011661182325
Music No. 11661-1823-2 Rounder
1823 Rounder

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