The Old-Time Herald Volume 7, Number 1

Reviews

Recordings

The Legacy of Tommy Jarrell Volume 1:

Sail Away Ladies—Fiddle Solos

Tommy Jarrell

County CD 2724 (1999, 41:58)

 

Songs From the Mountain

Dirk Powell, Tim O’Brien, John Herrmann

Howdy Skies Records HS-1001

 

Anglo-American Songs and Ballads, Vols. 1 & 2

Various Artists

Rounder CD 1511 & CD1516

 

The Brandywine Mountain Music Convention—A Twenty Year Legacy of Old-Time Music

Various Artists

Chubby Dragon CD1006

 

Heart Of A Singer

Hazel Dickens, Carol Elizabeth Jones, Ginny Hawker

Rounder CD 0443 (46:07)

 

Alabama Stringbands (Volume 1) Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order (1924-1937)

Various Artists

Document 8032 (CD; 68:55; 1998)

 

A Cowboy’s Wild Song to His Herd

Skip Gorman

Rounder CD 0449 (58:16)

 

Mule to Ride

Tara Nevins

Sugar Hill SHCD 3892

 

Generation Blues

Doc & Richard Watson

Sugar Hill SHCD 3893

 

Cajun String Bands:The 1930s:

Cajun Breakdown

Arhoolie Folklyric CD 7014

 

Old Time Scandinavian Dance Music

The Pioneer Trio

Voyager 343 CD (1997 46:43)

 

Snuffy Jenkins, Pioneer of the Bluegrass Banjo

The Hired Hands

Arhoolie 9027

 

Mountain Banjo

Jake Owen

cassette, private label

 

Electricity

Jimmy Murphy

Sugar Hill SHCD 3890

 

Back in the Airly Days

Sara Grey

Waterbug WBG 0044

 

Inner Life

Mark Graham

(no label)

 

Camp Chase: Solos and Duets of 19th Century Fiddle and Banjo Music

The Recordings of Grayson and Whitter:

Recorded 1928-1930

County CO-CD-3517

 

Echoes of the Past

Buzz Matheson and Mac Martin

White Oak Records: WO CD-104

 

Old-Time String Band with Vocal Accompaniment

The Volo Bogtrotters

Marimac 9067D 67 min. 17 sec.

 

Tradition: A Tribute to Doc and Merle Watson

Doug and Taylor Rorrer

Flyin’ Cloud Records CD FC-033

 

Journey Home

Jones & Leva

Rounder CD 0457

 

Southern Journey: Ozark Frontier

Ballads and Old Timey Music from Arkansas

The Alan Lomax Collection, Volume 7

Various Artists

Rounder CD 1707 (63:49)

 

Southern Journey: Velvet Voices

Eastern Shores Choirs, Quartets, and Colonial Era Music

The Alan Lomax Collection, Volume 8

Various Artists

Rounder CD 1708 (59:10

 

The Bravest Cowboy and Other Old-Time Cowboy Songs

The Hat Band

No Label MC002

 

A Devil of a Row

Allen Hart & Kerry Blech

Swing Cat 1610

 

Voyage of the Magic Truck

Magic Truck String Band

(no listed record company) PC1001

 

Sacred Harp Singing

The Library of Congress, Archive of Folk Culture

Rounder CD 1503

 

Titanic Songs

Original Phonograph Recordings Honoring the Disaster, Recorded 1912 to 1948

Various Artists

Unsinkable Music TSCD-22798, 1998

 

Old Time Saturday Night

Dick Harrington, Victoria Young, and the Afton Mountain Stringband

Fiddletop FT 003D (CD)

 

 

Videos

Old-Time Banjo Clawhammer Style

Frank Lee

Homespun Tapes HL00641417

 

Books

A Good-Natured Riot: The Birth of the Grand Ole Opry

by Charles K. Wolfe

Vanderbilt University Press 360 pp., 47 illustrations (1999)

 

Play of a Fiddle—Traditional Music, Dance,

and Folklore in West Virginia

by Gerald Milnes

The University Press of Kentucky

 

String Band Classics: Volume 1

Fuzzy Mountain String Band

Mel Bay Publications (CD and book)

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