The Old-Time Herald Volume 7, Number 2


Hell And Scissors

Rafe Stefanini

County CO CD-2728


Violin, Sing the Blues For Me — African-American Fiddlers 1926-1949

Various Artists

Old Hat CD-1002, (73:06), 1999


"Captain, Captain"

Texas Songster, Vol. 3

Mance Lipscomb

Arhoolie CD 465


Live—On the Radio: Excerpts from 1953 Radio


The Maddox Brothers & Rose

Arhoolie CD 467


The Banjo of the Cowboys

Bob Flesher and the Spanish Rose

Dr. Horsehair Music DH-404CD


Dance by the Light of the Moon

The Pilot Mountain Bobcats

Yodel-Ay-Hee CD 026


Kneeling' Down Inside the Gate

The Great Rhyming Singers of the Bahamas

Rounder CD 5035


Tony Furtado & Dirk Powell

Rounder CD 0456


Fiddling Missouri

Howard Marshall and John Williams

Voyager VRCD 344


Two Steps Back

Atomic City Rhythm Rascals

Grinning Deer Music Cassette 9888, October 1988


All I've Got's Done Gone

Rhys Jones, Jeff Miller, Jim Nelson

Vigortone 2000


Face the Creek

Various Artists

no label, no number


Going Back to Crawford

Big Joe Williams and Friends

Arhoolie CD 9015


Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb

John Alexander's Sterling Jubilee Singers

New World Records CD 80513-2 (1997 49:24)


Juan Reynoso with Neyo and Javier Reynoso

4 Swing Cat CDs 1507/1508/1509/1510


The Dickel Brothers Volume One

The Dickel Brothers

eMpTy MTR 376


We've Shaved Our Backs and We're Ready to Rock

The Boney Goat Band

Hoobellatoo Records (Unnumbered CD)


The Flower of Berezin

The Freilachmakers Klezmer String Band



Laugh and Grow Fat

Ill-Mo Boys

(Vigortone 2001) CD (1999 69:39)


Walnut Gap

Owen "Snake" Chapman

(Rounder 0418) CD (1999, 62:17)


Good Fellow

Old Time, Bluegrass, and Neo-Classic Country Music

Peter Feldmann

Hen Cackle Records HC CD-502


Winter's Grace

Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum

Signature Sounds SIG 1251


4th Street Messaround

Todalo Shakers



Mountains, Moonshine & Music

Red Wilson

(no label or number) cassette (1999 c. 51 minutes )


Fred's Hot Step

Donald Thibodeaux and Cajun Fever

Arhoolie CD 9006


Great Bay Stomp

Ryan Thomson


Hell Up Coal Holler

Gerry Milnes & Lorraine Lee Hammond

Shanachie 6040



Flatpicking Fiddle Tunes

Reels, Rags & Hoedowns

Taught by Eric Thompson

Old-Time Banjo From Blackley Creek

Will Keys with Barbara Kuhns & Doug Smith

Cedar Glade VHS 005 40 minutes, 1999


Additional Releases Which May Be of Interest to Our Readers

Pickin' on the Rock; Crooked Stovepipe; Third Wave Prod. Ltd. TWPCD104; Box 563, Gander, Newfoundland, Canada A1V 2E1; 709-256-8009; bluegrass.

Taquachito Nights; Various artists; Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40477; conjunto music from South Texas.

The Farm Couple; Monica Taylor & Patrick Williams; DustBowl 3139 CD; acoustic original songs; Rt 4, Box 460, Afton, OK 74331; 918-257-4539 or 877-RED-DIRT;;

Winding Through Life; Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver; Sugar Hill CD 3886; PO Box 55300, Durham NC 27717-5300; bluegrass and Southern gospel.

Meet Me by the Moonlight; Dudley Connell & Don Rigsby; Sugar Hill CD 3897; PO Box 55300, Durham, NC 27717-5300; traditional bluegrass harmony singing.

Big Boned Beauty; Donna H•bertbert; RG2000; PO Box 2632, Amherst MA 01004-2632; 413-253-4058;; "Natalie MacMaster meets Nat King Cole."

How Like the Holly; Joel Mabus; Fossil 1299; PO Box 306 Portage, MI 49081; mostly guitar and vocals of Christmas songs.

Christmas as You Like It; The Front Porch Strings; Mary Umbarger, 144 Umbarger Rd., Harmony, NC 28634; 704-539-5424; mostly traditional Christmas carols on hammered dulcimer, autoharp, mountain dulcimer, bodhran, bells, fiddle, guitar, glockenspiel and more, with vocals.

Ella Jenkins and a Union of Friends Pulling Together; Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 45046; songs that introduce the idea of unity and cooperation, recitation, and poetry; banjo, guitar, harmonica, percussion, piano; suitable for children ages 4–12.

Hootenanny; David Grier; Dreadnought 9801; David Grier, PO Box 60351, Nashville, TN 37206-0351;;; guitar whiz Grier plays old-time tunes with Tim O'Brien and Dirk Powell accompanying on various instruments including fiddle, banjo, and accordion.

The Crooked Trail to Holbrook; Slim Critchlow; Arhoolie CD 479; a collection of 27 traditional cowboy songs sung simply, with 8-string guitar accompaniment.

Northumberland Rant; various artists; Smithsonian Folkways SFW CD 40473; "traditional music from the edge of England" a mix of field, studio, and archival recordings made between 1954 and 1998, on Northumbrian smallpipes, fiddle, accordion, and other instruments.

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