New York : Columbia/Legacy, p2005.
3 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (35 p. : ill. ; 16 cm.)
Charlie Poole, vocals and banjo; the North Carolina Ramblers; and other ensembles.
Recorded 1925-1931; also includes early roots music recordings, made 1902-1940, that influenced or were influenced by Poole.
Program notes by Henry "Hank" Sapoznik (35 p. : ill.) in accompanying booklet.
Shootin' Creek -- Baltimore fire -- Leaving home -- There'll come a time -- White House blues -- Highwayman -- Hungry hash house -- Letter that never came -- Take a drink on me -- Husband and wife were angry one night -- Ramblin' blues -- Took my gal a-walkin' -- Old and only in the way -- Don't let your deal go down blues -- Bill Mason -- A kiss waltz (the North Carolina Ramblers, led by Posey Rorer) -- Flop eared mule (the Highlanders) -- A trip to New York part 1 (the Allegheny Highlanders) -- Sweet sixteen -- Write a letter to my mother -- If the river was whiskey -- Mother's last farewell kiss -- Milwaukee blues -- Where the whippoorwill is whispering good-night -- The girl I left in sunny Tennessee -- Sunny Tennessee (Floyd County Ramblers) -- Bulldog down in sunny Tennessee (Dock Walsh) -- Moving day (Arthur Collins) -- It's movin' day -- Home sweet home (Frank Jenkins) -- I'm the man that rode the mule 'round the world -- Man that rode the mule around the world (Uncle Dave Macon and Sid Harkreader) -- Lynchburg Town (the Highlanders) -- Going down to Lynchburg Town ; Don't let your deal go down (Blue Ridge Highballers) -- Some one (Branch and Coleman) -- Monkey on a string (Cal Stewart) --t Monkey on a string -- Can I sleep in your barn tonight, mister -- May I sleep in your barn tonight, mister (the Red Fox Chasers) -- Married life blues (Byron Parker and his Mountaineers) -- The infanta march (Fred van Eps) -- Sunset march -- I'll roll in my sweet baby's arms (Carter and Young) -- Goodbye, Eliza Jane (Peerless Quartet) -- Good-bye, sweet Liza Jane -- Good-bye, booze -- Goodbye, booze (Gid Tanner and Fate Norris) -- You ain't talking to me (Eddie Morton) -- You ain't talkin' to me -- If I lose, I don't care -- The battleship of Maine (Red Patterson's Piedmont Log Rollers) -- Budded rose -- Standing by a window (Clay Everhart and the North Carolina Cooper Boys) -- Uncle Dave's beloved solo (Uncle Dave Macon) -- Come take a trip in my airship (Billy Murray) -- I once loved a sailor -- Dixie medley (Sam Moore and Carl Freed) -- My wife, she has gone and left me (Kelly Harrell (Virginia String Band)) -- My wife went away and left me -- Baby Rose (Billy Murray) -- Just keep waiting till the good time comes -- Shuffle feet, shuffle (Henry Whitter, Fisher Hendley, and Marshall Small) -- Coon from Tennessee -- Coon from Tennessee (Georgia Crackers) -- On the banks of the Kaney (Big Chief Henry's Indian String Band) -- Dixie medley (Fred van Eps) -- Southern medley -- Man that wrote home sweet home never was a married man (Charlie Parker and Mack Woolbright) -- Sweet sunny South -- Take me back to the sweet sunny South (DaCosta Woltz's Southern Broadcasters) -- Oh! Didn't he ramble (Arthur Collins) -- He rambled.
92780 (CK 92781--CK 92783) Columbia/Legacy