April 18, 2016

Galax Va. Old Fiddlers' Convention

Folkways Records FA-2435

Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: US
Released: 1964
Genre: Folk, World, & Country
Style: Old Time, Bluegrass
A01 East Tennesse Blues: Larry Richardson, Sonny Miller, Johnny Jackson
A02 Whoa Mule: Tom Ashley
A03 Bill Cheatham: Southern Mountain Boys
A04 The Sweetest Gift A Mother's Smile: Udel McPeak And Billy Edwards
A05 Black Mountain Rag: Kenneth Poovey
A06 Walking In The Parlor: Old Timers
A07 John Henry: George Peagram
A08 Cricket On The Earth: Sunny Mountain Boys
A09 Columbus Stockade Blues: Dot Edwards And Katie Golden
A10 Concord Rag: J. E. Mainer's Band
A11 Blackberry Blossom: Wade Ward, Dale Poe And Charlie Higgins
B01 Patty On The Turnpike: Unknown Artist
B02 Wandering Boy: Ivor Melton
B03 Stony Creek: Sonny Miller
B04 Cackling Hen: Uncle Rufus Blackburn
B05 Bill Cheatham: Buddy Pendleton
B06 Seeing Nellie Home: Billy Edwards
B07 Leather Britches: Brushy River Boys
B08 Sally Ann: George Stoneman
B09 Honeysuckle Rag: Mountain Ramblers
B10 Old Man At The Mill: Clint Howard
B11 Walking In My Sleep: Virgina Play Boys
B12 Kingdom's Come: Norman Edmonds
Producer and Recorder: Lisa Chiera, Photographer and Designer: John Cohen

April 12, 2016

Alan Lomax Road Show Oral History

Running Time: 53 minutes

Tom Harvey discusses the music from the collections of Alan Lomax with The Down Hill Strugglers and John Cohen, who play traditional American music they have learned directly from the collections at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress.

The Library of Congress
For transcript, captions, and more information, visit at the Library of Congress Webcast Site

April 11, 2016

Live At Kansas State: Earl Scruggs And The Earl Scruggs Revue

Columbia KC-31758

Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: US
Released: 1972
Genre: Folk, World, & Country
Style: Bluegrass
A1 T For Texas
A2 Bound In Jail All Night Long
A3 Rambling 'Round Your City
A4 Sally Gooding
A5 Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)
B1 Carolina Boogie
B2 Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven
B3 You Ain't Going Nowhere
B4 Both Sides Now
B5 Good Woman's Love
B6 Bugle Call Rag
B7 Foggy Mountain Breakdown
Earl Scruggs (banjo) Gary Scruggs (bass/harmonica/vocals) Randy Scruggs (guitar) Vassar Clements (fiddle) Josh Graves (dobro) Bob Wilson (piano) Jody Maphis (drums)
Producer: Ron Bledsoe
日本盤「アール・スクラッグス・レビュー・ライブ!」(CBSソニー SOPL-147)1972年

April 8, 2016

Blue Ridge Mountain Music: Southern Folk Heritage Series by Alan Lomax

Atlantic SD-1347

Format: Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Stereo
Country: US
Released: 1960
Genre: Folk, World, & Country
Style: Folk, Bluegrass
A1 TCotton Eyed Joe: The Mountain Ramblers* (2:31)
A2 Big Tilda: The Mountain Ramblers (2:10)
A3 Jennie Jenkins: Estil C. Ball & Orna Ball (2:40)
A4 Jimmy Sutton: Spence Moore (2:33)
A5 John Henry: The Mountain Ramblers (3:45)
A6 Rosewood Casket: The Mountain Ramblers (2:59)
A7 Silly Bill: The Mountain Ramblers (2:27)
B1 Big Ball In Boston: The Mountain Ramblers (2:19)
B2 Chilly Winds: Wade Ward (2:11)
B3 The Old Hickory Cane: The Mountain Ramblers (4:27)
B4 John Brown: Hobart Smith (1:50)
B5 Poor Ellen Smith: Hobart Smith (1:58)
B6 Liza Jane: The Mountain Ramblers (3:07)
B7 Shady Grove: The Mountain Ramblers (2:16)
Liner notes: Gary Kramer, Produce: Alan Lomax, Photography: Lee Friedlander
*The Personnel of the Mountain Ramblers is: Cullen Galyen (fiddle/banjo) Charles Hawks (banjo) James Lindsey (guitar) Eldridge Montgomerry (Guitar) Thurman Pugh (bass)
Southern Folk Heritage Series

April 7, 2016

Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs: The Mercury Sessions Volume 2

Rounder Records Special Series 19

Format: Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Country: US
Released: 1985
Genre: Folk, World, & Country
Style: Bluegrass
A1 My Little Girl In Tennessee (C)
A2 Will The Roses Bloom (D)
A3 I'll Never Shed Another Tear (C)
A4 Bouquet In Heaven (B)
A5 Cabin In Caroline (A)
A6 I'll Never Love Another (C)
A7 God Loves His Children (A)
B1 Pain In My Heart (D)
B2 Baby Blue Eyes (B)
B3 Doing My Time (D)
B4 Preaching, Praying, Singing (D)
B5 Why Don't You Tell Me So (B)
B6 Foggy Mountain Breakdown (C)
B7 I'm Going To Make Heaven My Home (A)
Lester Flatt (guitar) Earl Scruggs (banjo) Mac Wiseman (guitar) Curly Seckler (mandolin) Art Wooten (fiddle) Benny Sims (fiddle) Jim Shumate (fiddle) Cedric Rainwater (bass) Jody Rainwater (bass)
Linar notes: Neil V. Rossenberg, Design and hand-tinting: Scott Billington
Session (A) Fall 1948 (B) April-May 1949 (C) December 11, 1949, Cincinnati, Ohio (D) October 21, 1950 Tampa, Florida

April 5, 2016

African-American Spirituals of the Civil War

Running Time: 63 minutes

A performance by the Howard University Chorale and Baltimore City College High School Choir, as part of a Library symposium on African-American spirituals of the Civil War.

The Library of Congress
For more information, visit at the Library of Congress Webcast Site

April 4, 2016

Willy And The Poorboys: Creedence Clearwater Rivival

Fantasy 8397

Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: US
Released: 02 Nov 1969
Genre: Rock
Style: Blues Rock, Rock & Roll, Classic Rock
A1 Down On The Corner (2:43)
A2 It Came Out Of The Sky (2:58)
A3 Cotton Fields (2:53)
A4 Poorboy Shuffle (2:25)
A5 Feelin' Blue (5:05)
B1 Fortunate Son (2:20)
B2 Don't Look Now (2:08)
B3 The Midnight Special (4:10)
B4 Side O' The Road (3:21)
B5 Effigy (6:28)
John Fogerty (guitar/vocals) Stu Cook (bass) Doug Clifford (drums) Tom Fogerty (guitar)

April 2, 2016

Sounds Of The South: Southern Folk Heritage Series by Alan Lomax

Atlantic SD-1346

Format: Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Stereo
Country: US
Released: 1961
Genre: Blues, Folk, World, & Country
Style: Folk, Country Blues
A1a The Banks Of The Arkansas: Neil Morris (1:59)
A1b Wave The Ocean: Neil Morris & Charlie Everidge (1:57)
A02 Hen Duck: Lonnie Young, Ed Young & Lonnie Young Jr. (3:02)
A03 The Farmer's Curst Wife: Estil C. Ball (2:56)
A04 Boll Weevil Holler: Vera Hall (2:03)
A05 Jesse James: The Mountain Ramblers (2:14)
A06 Jesse James: Neil Morris (4:51)
A07 Kenny Wagner: Bob Carpenter (2:33)
B01 Trouble So Hard: Vera Hall (1:36)
B02 Baptizing Scene: Rev. W. A. Donaldson (1:35)
B03 Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus: Viola James & Congregation (2:43)
B04 Windham: Alabama Sacred Harp Singers (1:59)
B05 Keep Your Lamps Trimmed And Burning: Fred McDowell (2:43)
B06 Come On, Boys, Let’s Go To The Ball: Sid Hemphill & Lucius Smith (2:02)
B07 Paddy On The Turnpike: Wade Ward, Charley Higgins & Charley Poe (1:45)
B08 Join The Band: John Davis & Group (1:03)
B09 Lucky Holler: Ed Lewis (2:20)
B10 I Be So Glad When The Sun Goes Down: Ed Lewis & Group (2:30)
Liner notes : Gary Kramer, Produce and photography: Alan Lomax
Southern Folk Heritage Series

April 1, 2016

Forever Young: Kitty Wells 1974

Capricorn Records CP-0146

Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: US
Released: 1974
Genre: Rock, Folk, World, & Country
Style: Country
A1 Too Much Love Between Us (2:37)
A2 Forever Young (5:18)
A3 Too Stubborn (2:46)
A4 I've Been Loving You Too Long (2:17)
A5 What About You (3:12)
B1 My Love Never Changes (2:27)
B2 Don't Stop The Honeymoon In My Heart (3:26)
B3 The Loving's Over (3:08)
B4 Do Right Woman, Do Right Man (3:06)
B5 Till I Can Make It On My Own (2:38)
Kitty Wells (vocals) Johnny Sandlin (acoustic guitar) Scott Boye (acoustic guitar/fiddle) Tommy Talton (acoustic and electric guitar/dobro) Chuck Leavell (piano) Paul Hornsby (organ/piano) Richard Betts (dobro) Toy Calwell (acoustic and electric guitar) John Hughey (steel guitar) David Brown (bass) Bill Stewart (drums)
Engineer: O. V. Sparks and Sam Whiteside, Tape assistants: Tony Humphreys, Carolyn Harriss and Richard Schoff, Photography: Barry Feinstein
Side A (June 12, 1974) and B (June 13, 1974) recorded at Capricorn Sound Studios, Macon