Alan Jabbour; Ken Perlman & Jim Watson

You Can'T Beat the Classics

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2015 - A cornucopia of old-time Appalachian tunes that have stood the test of time well, with fiddler Jabbour, longtime clawhammer banjo cohort Perlman and singer/guitarist and longtime Red Clay Rambler and Robin and Linda Williams Fine Band stalwart Watson. Plenty of tunes from WV fiddler and Jabbour's mentor Henry Reed plus others from Kyle Creed, Burl Hammons, Owen "Snake" Chapman and more. Detailed 16-page booklet included!   More Details...


  1. Rye Straw (Henry Reed)
  2. Ragged Bill (Henry Reed)
  3. Fire on the Mountain / Christmas Morning (Henry Reed)
  4. Dixie Doodle
  5. Grover Jones's Waltz (Henry Reed)
  6. Old Joe Clark (Henry Reed)
  7. Love Somebody / Shoo Fly (Henry Reed)
  8. Henry Reed's Schottische (Henry Reed)
  9. Rocky Road to Dublin (Burl Hammons)
  10. Turkey in the Straw (Henry Reed)
  11. When You and I Were Young, Maggie
  12. New Castle, or Texas (Henry Reed)
  13. Mississippi Sawyer
  14. Red Fox (Henry Reed)
  15. Newcastle (Iain Bain)
  16. Casey Jones
  17. Sally Ann / John R. Griffin's Tune (Snake Chapman / John R. Griffin)
  18. Hell Among the Yearlings (Henry Reed, Doc White)
  19. The Old Churchyard (Sanford Kelly)

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