Various Artists

Legends of Old-Time Music: Fifty Years of County Records

$49.95
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4 CDs packaged in an LP-sized box set; 113 old-time performances recorded for the label from the 1960s to the 1990s. Most have never before been released on CD, with 30 previously unissued cuts heard here for the first time. Culled and recorded by the late Charlie Faurot, Barry Poss, Bobby Fulcher, Rich Nevins and others. Selections from Fred Cockerham, Kyle Creed, Tommy Jarrell, E.C. Ball, many others. Includes a booklet with annotations by Faurot and Kinney Rorrer, unpublished photos and contributed essays.   More Details...

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DISC 1

  1. June Apple - Wade Ward
  2. Stilllhouse - Fred Cockerham and Kyle Creed
  3. As Time Draws Near - Tommy Jarrell
  4. Susanna Gal - Camp Creek Boys
  5. Jimmy Sutton - George Stoneman
  6. Fortune - Otis Burris and the Mountain Ramblers
  7. Home Sweet Home - E.C. Ball and Blair Reedy
  8. Cluck Old Hen - Fred Cockerham and Kyle Creed
  9. Pretty Little Girl - Benton Flippen and the Smokey Mountain Boys
  10. Charming Betsy - Gaither Carlton
  11. Cripple Creek - Wade Ward
  12. Way Down in My Soul - E.C. Ball and the Friendly Gospel Singers
  13. Ducks on the Millpond - Kyle Creed
  14. Sweet Boy's Tune - George Stoneman
  15. Cousin Sally Brown - Willard Watson
  16. Step-Back Cindy - Fred Cockerham and Kyle Creed
  17. Peacock Rag - E.C. Ball and Blair Reedy
  18. Hollyding - Wade Ward
  19. Old Wandering Boy - Eldridge Montgomery
  20. Alabama Gals - Kyle Creed and Bobby Patterson
  21. Pretty Saro - Gaither Carlton
  22. Sweet Sunny South - Oscar Jenkins, Fred Cockerham, Shag Stanley
  23. Roustabout - Fred Cockerham
  24. Dan Carter Waltz - Oscar Jenkins and Shag Stanley
  25. Buster Crouse's Tune - Kyle Creed
  26. Troubles & Trials - E.C. Ball and the Friendly Gospel Singers
  27. Fortune - Tommy Jarrell and Fred Cockerham
  28. June Apple - Camp Creek Boys

DISC 2

  1. Fortune - Camp Creek Boys
  2. John Brown's Dream - Tommy Jarrell
  3. Johnson Boys - Lily May Ledford
  4. Little Satchel - Fred Cockerham
  5. Sally Ann - Ernest East and the Pine Ridge Boys
  6. Ebenezer - The Russell Family
  7. White Oak Mountain - Lily May Ledford and Rosie Ledford
  8. Jake Gillie - Oscar Wright
  9. Greasy String - Tommy Jarrell
  10. Shady Grove - Sidna and Fulton Myers
  11. Elkhorn Ridge - Oscar Wright
  12. Sally Ann - Oscar Jenkins and Fred Cockerham
  13. Wild Bill Jones - Lily May Ledford
  14. Old Suzanna - The Russell Family
  15. Green Back Dollar - Ernest East and the Pine Ridge Boys
  16. John Henry - Glen Smith
  17. Cumberland Gap - Esker Hutchins
  18. When Sorrows Encompass Me Around - Tommy Jarrell
  19. Kitty Kline - Oscar Wright
  20. Sail Away Ladies - The Russell Family
  21. Red Rocking Chair - Lily May Ledford
  22. Richmond - Ernest East and the Pine Ridge Boys
  23. Cumberland Gap - Fred Cockerham
  24. Puncheon Floor - Esker Hutchins and Shag Stanley
  25. Heaven's Light is Shining - H.O. Jenkins
  26. Lee County Blues - Fred Cockerham
  27. John Henry - Lily May Ledford
  28. Sail Away Ladies - Kyle Creed and Bobby Patterson

DISC 3

  1. Johnny Don't Get Drunk - John Ashby and the Free State Ramblers
  2. Big Eyed Rabbit - Matokie Slaughter
  3. Old Jake Gillie - The Korn Kutters
  4. Will You Miss Me - Joe and Jeanette Carter
  5. Flying Clouds - Grey Craig and the New North Carolina Ramblers
  6. John Hardy - Glen Smith
  7. The Old Ark's A-Moving - The Kimble Family
  8. Cleveland is Elected - Jim Willie Pruitt and the New North Carolina Ramblers
  9. Kitty & I - Joe and Jeanette Carter
  10. Mitchell Blues - Steve Ledford
  11. Johnny's Gone to War - Matikie Slaughter
  12. Old True Love - Dan Tate
  13. Train on the Island - The Kimble Family
  14. Lynchburg Town - Grey Craig and the New North Carolina Ramblers
  15. Free State Hornpipe - John Ashby and the Free State Ramblers
  16. Sourwood Mountain - Kyle Creed and Bobby Patterson
  17. Anchored in Love - Joe and Jeanette Carter
  18. Little Brown Jug - Beverly and Mildred Thompson
  19. 99 Years - Steve Ledford
  20. Mississippi Sawyer - Leake Caudle and Oscar Jenkins
  21. Sweet Story of Old - Joe and Jeanette Carter
  22. Twin Sisters - Sidna Myers
  23. Fox Chase Reel - John Ashby and the Free State Ramblers
  24. Little Johnny's Gone to War - The Kimble Family
  25. Big Eyed Rabbit - Steve Ledford
  26. Arkansas Traveler - Matokie Slaughter
  27. Take a Moment & Live - E.C. Ball and the Friendly Gospel Singers
  28. Too Young to Marry - Grey Craig and the New North Carolina Ramblers

DISC 4

  1. Sally Ann Johnson - Clark Kessinger
  2. The Wearing of the Green - Will Keys
  3. Brushy Fork of John's Creek - Art Stamper
  4. Jenny Hang the Kettle On - Virgil Anderson
  5. Five Miles From Town - Clyde Davenport
  6. Richmond - Otis Burris
  7. Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow - Lily May Ledford and the Coon Creek Girls
  8. Lost Gander - Dee Hicks
  9. Three Forks of Sandy - Clark Kessinger
  10. Bed Bug Blues - Virgil Anderson
  11. Cold Frosty Morning - Melvin Wine
  12. Chinquapin Hunting - Will Keys
  13. Goodbye Girls, I'm Going to Boston - Art Stamper
  14. Old Mister Rabbit - Clyde Davenport
  15. Old Jimmy Sutton - Kyle Creed and Bobby Patterson
  16. Man of Constant Sorrow - Delta Hicks
  17. Snake Chapman's Tune - Will Keys
  18. Durang's Hornpipe - Clark Kessinger
  19. Standing on the Promises - E.C. Ball and the Friendly Gospel Singers
  20. Old Horse and Buggy-O - Art Stamper
  21. Coal Creek March - Clyde Davenport
  22. You've Been Gone So Long - Virgil Anderson
  23. Moon Behind the Hill - Melvin Wine
  24. Shout Lulu - Dee Hicks
  25. Brushy Fork of John's Creek - Hiram Stamper
  26. Poca River Blues - Clark Kessinger
  27. Skipping Through the Frost and Snow - Clyde Troxell
  28. Devil's Dream - Clark Kessinger
  29. Arkansas Traveler - Wade Ward and Glen Smith