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The Bristol sessions, 1927-1928 [sound recording] : the big bang of country music / the Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, and others
Music Music | Bear Family Records | p2011
Available at Adult Compact Disc (Call number: MC COLL BS B94 OVERSIZE)
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Hambergen, Germany : Bear Family Records, p2011.
5 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (120 p. : ill. ; 31 cm.)
Title from container.
Reissue. Originally released as Victor and Bluebird 78 rpm discs.
Compact discs.
Program notes and performer biographies by Ted Olson and Tony Russell, song texts, bibliography, and discography laid in container.
Various performers.
Recorded in Bristol, Va./Tenn. by Ralph S. Peer.
The dying girl's farewell ; Tell mother I will meet her (Ernest V. Stoneman, E. Kahle Brewer, Walter Mooney) -- The mountaineer's courtship (Ernest V. Stoneman, Miss Irma Frost, Uncle Eck Dunford) -- Midnight on the stormy deep (Ernest V. Stoneman, Miss Irma Frost) -- Sweeping through the gates ; I know my name is there ; Are you washed in the blood? ; No more good-byes ; The Resurrection (take 1) ; The Resurrection (take 2) ; I am resolved (take 1) ; I am resolved (take 2) (Ernest V. Stoneman & his Dixie Mountaineers) -- I want to go where Jesus is ; Do, Lord, remember me ; Old ship of Zion ; Jesus getting us ready for that great day ; Happy in prison ; Don't grieve after me (Ernest Phipps & his Holiness Quartet) -- What will I do, for my money's all gone (Uncle Eck Dunford, Hattie Stoneman) -- The whip-poor-will's song -- Skip to ma Lou, my darling (Uncle Eck Dunford) -- Barney McCoy (Uncle Eck Dunford, Ernest Stoneman) -- Old time corn shuckin', part 1 ; Old time corn shuckin', part 2 (Blue Ridge Corn Shuckers) -- The jealous sweetheart (take 1) ; The jealous sweetheart (take 2) ; A passing policeman ; Just a message from Carolina (Johnson Brothers) -- The wreck of the Virginian (take 1) ; The wreck of the Virginian (take 2) ; I mean to live for Jesus ; You must unload ; Walking in the way with Jesus (take 1) ; Walking in the way with Jesus (take 2) (Blind Alfred Reed) -- Two brothers are we ; The soldier's poor little boy (Johnson Brothers with Tennessee Wildcats) -- I want to see my mother (ten thousand miles away) (Johnson Brothers) -- Pot liquor blues ; Narrow gauge blues (El Watson) -- Cold penitentiary blues ; Oh Molly dear ; Pretty Polly ; Darling Cora (B.F. Shelton) -- Called to the foreign field ; I am bound for the promised land ; Where we'll never grow old ; When they ring the golden bells ; To the work (Alfred G. Karnes) -- Train on the island ; Black-eyed Susie (J.P. Nester) -- Johnny Goodwin (Bull Mountain Moonshiners) -- Bury me under the weeping willow ; Little log cabin by the sea ; The poor orphan child ; The storms are on the ocean ; Single girl, married girl ; The wandering boy (the Carter Family) -- Remember me, O mighty one ; I'm redeemed (Alcoa Quartet) -- Henry Whitter's fox chase ; Rain Crow Bill (Henry Whitter) -- Big bend gal ; Suzanna gal ; Sandy River belle (take 1) ; Sandy River belle (take 2) ; Billy Grimes, the rover (the Shelor Family) -- The Newmarket wreck ; On the banks of the sunny Tennessee (Mr. & Mrs. J.W. Baker) -- The soldier's sweetheart ; Sleep baby sleep (Jimmie Rodgers) -- The longest train I ever saw ; Sweet heaven when I die ; Miss 'Liza, poor gal (Tenneva Ramblers) -- Greasy string ; Your blue eyes run me crazy (West Virginia Coon Hunters) -- Standing on the promises ; At the river (Tennessee Mountaineers) -- My name is Ticklish Reuben ; Way down in Alabama (Smyth County Ramblers) -- Do not wait 'till I'm laid 'neath the clay ; The days of my childhood plays ; We shall all be reunited (Alfred G. Karnes) -- If the light has gone out in your soul ; Went up in the clouds of heaven ; I know that Jesus set me free ; Shine on me ; Bright tomorrow ; A little talk with Jesus (Ernest Phipps & his Holiness Singers) ; I cannot be your sweetheart ; Three black sheep (Howard-Peak (the Blind Musicians)) -- Good-night darling ; Little bunch of roses (Clarence Greene) -- The broken-hearted lover (the Stoneman Family) -- Angeline, the baker ; Old shoes and leggin's (Uncle Eck Dunford) -- We parted by the riverside (the Stoneman Family) -- Down to Jordan and be saved ; There's a light lit up in Galilee (Ernest Stoneman's Dixie Mountaineers) -- Going up the mountain after liquor, part 1 ; Going up the mountain after liquor, part 2 ; The Spanish merchant's daughter ; Too late (the Stoneman Family) -- I'll be happy ; Like the rainbow ; Because I love him ; Come to the Savior ; Do your best, then wear a smile ; We shall reach home (the Stamps Quartet) -- My mother is waiting for me in heaven above ; She has climbed the golden stair (Smith Brothers) -- We'll sing on that shore ; Singing the story of grace ; Help me to find the way ; He'll be with me (the Palmer Sisters) ; Brownie blues ; Unknown blues (Tarter & Gay) -- Where is my mamma? ; When you go a'courtin' ; I sat upon the river bank ; New Orleans is the town I like best ; She tells me that I am sweet ; Mr. Brown, here I come (Carolina Twins) -- I truly understand, you love another man ; My mother's hands (Shortbuckle Roark & family).
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Big bang of country music
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BCD 16094 EK Bear Family Records
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