New York : 2nd Story Sound Records, p2009.
2 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Folksongs and old-time songs by various composers, previously recorded by Charlie Poole.
Loudon Wainwright III, vocals, guitar, banjo, with assisting musicians.
Produced by Dick Connette.
Recorded May 2008-June 2009 at 2nd Story Sound Records, NYC.
Disc 1. High wide & handsome -- Took my gal out walkin' -- I'm the man who rode the mule around the world -- My mother and my sweetheart -- Bill Mason's bride -- Goodbye booze -- Old ballyhoo -- Little Waterloo -- I'm glad I'm married -- Mother's last farewell kiss -- Acres of diamonds -- Way up in NYC -- If I lose -- The great reaping day -- Where the whippoorwill is whispering goodnight.
Disc 2. The man in the moon -- The deal -- No knees -- Moving day -- Old and only in the way -- Ragtime Annie -- Sweet sunny south -- The letter that never came -- Awful hungry hash house -- Rowena -- Didn't he ramble -- Ramblin' blues -- Charlie's last song -- Beautiful -- High wide & handsome (reprise).
High wide and handsome
Charlie Poole project
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