Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Big Bend Gal
Shelor Family 2:51
2 Pretty Polly
B.F. Shelton 4:27
3 What Will I Do, for My Money's All Gone
Uncle Eck Dunford & Hattie Stoneman 3:24
4 At the River
Tennessee Mountaineers 2:45
5 Miss Liza, Poor Gal
The Tenneva Ramblers 2:56
6 The Soldier's Sweetheart
Jimmie Rodgers 3:07
7 Single Girl, Married Girl
The Carter Family 2:46
8 Called to the Foreign Field
Alfred G. Karnes 3:10
9 Just a Message From Carolina
Johnson Brothers 3:07
10 Sweeping Through the Gates
Ernest V. Stoneman and His Dixie Mountaineers 3:08
11 The Storms Are on the Ocean
The Carter Family 2:49
12 Narrow Gauge Blues
El Watson 2:53
13 Dying Girl's Farewell
Ernest Stoneman, Kahle Brewer & Walter Mooney 3:10
14 Train on the Island
J.P. Nestor 2:59
15 You Must Unload
Blind Alfred Reed 3:04
16 Your Blue Eyes Run Me Crazy
West Virginia Coon Hunters 3:11
17 Remember Me O Mighty One
Alcoa Quartet 3:01
18 Sleep, Baby, Sleep
Jimmie Rodgers 3:03

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Bristol, Tennessee, United States (1927-08-01) (track 14)
Bristol, Tennessee, United States (1927-08-02) (track 7)
Bristol, Tennessee, United States (1927-08-04) (tracks 6, 18)
fiddle:
Uncle Eck Dunford (1927-07-25) (track 10)
Kahle Brewer (1927-07-25) (track 10)
Blind Alfred Reed (US folk musician) (1927-07-28) (track 15)
Norman Edmonds (1927-08-01) (track 14)
Jesse Shelor (1927-08-03) (track 1)
Pyrhus Shelor (1927-08-03) (track 1)
Jack Pierce (1927-08-04) (track 5)
W. B. Boyles (1927-08-05) (track 16)
violin:
Hattie Stoneman (1927-07-27) (track 3)
mandolin:
Jack Grant (1927-08-04) (track 5)
organ:
Irma Frost (1927-07-25) (track 10)
guitar:
Ernest Stoneman (1927-07-25) (track 10)
Uncle Eck Dunford (1927-07-27) (track 3)
Ernest Stoneman (1927-07-27) (track 3)
Charles Johnson (Johnson Brothers) (1927-07-28) (tracks 9, 12)
Arthur Wyrick (1927-07-28) (track 15)
Maybelle Carter ("Mother" Maybelle Carter) (1927-08-01) (track 11)
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1927-08-01) (track 11)
Maybelle Carter ("Mother" Maybelle Carter) (1927-08-02) (track 7)
Claude Grant (1927-08-04) (track 5)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (1927-08-04) (tracks 6, 18)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1927-08-05) (track 16)
guitar and harmonica:
Ernest Stoneman (1927-07-25) (track 13)
harmonica:
El Watson (1927-07-28) (track 12)
harmonica and ukulele:
Iver Edwards (1927-07-27) (track 3)
banjo:
B.F. Shelton (1927-07-29) (track 2)
J.P. Nestor (1927-08-01) (track 14)
Joe Blackard (1927-08-03) (track 1)
Claude Slagle (1927-08-04) (track 5)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1927-08-05) (track 16)
harp guitar:
Alfred G. Karnes (1927-07-27) (track 8)
steel guitar:
Paul Johnson (Johnson Brothers) (1927-07-28) (track 9)
piano:
Clarice Shelor (1927-08-03) (track 1)
autoharp:
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1927-08-01) (track 11)
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1927-08-02) (track 7)
autoharp and guitar:
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1927-08-01) (track 11)
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1927-08-02) (track 7)
alto vocals:
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1927-08-01) (track 11)
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1927-08-02) (track 7)
arranger:
Claude Grant (track 5)
baritone vocals:
Ernest Stoneman (1927-07-25) (track 13)
John L. Wells (1927-08-02) (track 17)
bass vocals:
A.P. Carter (1927-08-01) (track 11)
W. B. Hitch (1927-08-02) (track 17)
choir vocals:
Tennessee Mountaineers (1927-08-05) (track 4)
composer:
Joe Blackard (track 1)
W. B. Boyles (track 16)
A.P. Carter (tracks 7, 11, 11)
John J. Handley (track 18)
Joanna Kirkel (track 17)
J.P. Nestor (track 14)
Blind Alfred Reed (US folk musician) (track 15)
Ernest Stoneman (tracks 3, 10)
El Watson (track 12)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 2)
Robert Lowry (1826-1899) (1864) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1927-08-01) (track 11)
lyricist:
Maybelle Carter ("Mother" Maybelle Carter) (track 11)
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (track 11)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 2)
Robert Lowry (1826-1899) (1864) (track 4)
producer:
Ralph Peer (1927-07-25) (tracks 10, 13)
Ralph Peer (1927-07-27) (track 3)
Ralph Peer (1927-07-28) (tracks 12, 15)
Ralph Peer (1927-07-29) (track 8)
Ralph Peer (1927-08-01) (tracks 11, 14)
Ralph Peer (1927-08-02) (tracks 7, 17)
Ralph Peer (1927-08-03) (track 1)
Ralph Peer (1927-08-04) (tracks 5–6, 18)
Ralph Peer (1927-08-05) (tracks 4, 16)
soprano vocals:
Hattie Stoneman (1927-07-27) (track 3)
Maybelle Carter ("Mother" Maybelle Carter) (1927-08-01) (track 11)
Maybelle Carter ("Mother" Maybelle Carter) (1927-08-02) (track 7)
tenor vocals:
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (1927-08-04) (tracks 6, 18)
tenor vocals [first]:
J. E. Thomas (1927-08-02) (track 17)
tenor vocals [second]:
J. H. Thomas (1927-08-02) (track 17)
vocals:
Edna Brewer (1927-07-25) (track 10)
Kahle Brewer (1927-07-25) (track 13)
Irma Frost (1927-07-25) (track 10)
Walter Mooney (1927-07-25) (track 13)
Ernest Stoneman (1927-07-25) (track 10)
Uncle Eck Dunford (1927-07-27) (track 3)
Alfred G. Karnes (1927-07-27) (track 8)
Paul Johnson (Johnson Brothers) (1927-07-28) (track 9)
Blind Alfred Reed (US folk musician) (1927-07-28) (track 15)
B.F. Shelton (1927-07-29) (track 2)
A.P. Carter (1927-08-01) (track 11)
Maybelle Carter ("Mother" Maybelle Carter) (1927-08-01) (track 11)
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1927-08-01) (track 11)
J.P. Nestor (1927-08-01) (track 14)
Maybelle Carter ("Mother" Maybelle Carter) (1927-08-02) (track 7)
Sara Carter (of the Carter Family) (1927-08-02) (track 7)
Clarice Shelor (1927-08-03) (track 1)
Jesse Shelor (1927-08-03) (track 1)
Joe Blackard (1927-08-03) (track 1)
Claude Grant (1927-08-04) (track 5)
Roy Hobbs (1927-08-05) (track 4)
W. A. Meadows (1927-08-05) (track 16)
writer:
Charles Johnson (Johnson Brothers) (track 9)
Paul Johnson (Johnson Brothers) (track 9)
Jimmie Rodgers (country music pioneer, died in 1933) (track 6)
remasters:
sampled by:
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 15) (track 2)
recording of:
Dying Girl's Farewell (1927-07-25) (track 13)
Sweeping Through the Gates (1927-07-25) (track 10)
Just a Message From Carolina (1927-07-28) (track 9)
Narrow Gauge Blues (1927-07-28) (track 12)
You Must Unload (1927-07-28) (track 15)
Called to the Foreign Field (1927-07-29) (track 8)
Pretty Polly (1927-07-29) (track 2)
Storms Are on the Ocean (1927-08-01) (track 11)
The Storms are on the Ocean (1927-08-01) (track 11)
Train on the Island (1927-08-01) (track 14)
Remember Me O Mighty One (1927-08-02) (track 17)
Single Girl, Married Girl (1927-08-02) (track 7)
Big Bend Gal (1927-08-03) (track 1)
Miss Lisa, Poor Girl (1927-08-04) (track 5)
Sleep, Baby, Sleep (1927-08-04) (track 18)
The Soldier's Sweetheart (1927-08-04) (track 6)
At the River (1927-08-05) (track 4)
Your Blue Eyes Run Me Crazy (1927-08-05) (track 16)

Release

compiler: Rich Kienzle
liner notes: Rich Kienzle
mastering: Doug Pomeroy
producer: Barry Feldman
Rich Kienzle
ASIN: US: B00006JYB6 [info]