The Old-Time Herald Volume 7, Number 3

Reviews

Swope's Knobs

W. Franklin George, with John Hilt

 

The Edden Hammons Collection, Volume One

Edden Hammons

West Virginia University Press, SA-1

CD (50:02—1999 reissue of 1984 LP of 1947 aluminum disc field recordings)

 

Saints' Paradise

Trombone Shout Bands from the United House of Prayer

Various Artists

Smithsonian Folkways CD 40117

 

Green Are The Woods—Traditional Ballads and Songs form West Virginia

Helena Triplett

No label, no number

 

Good'n Greasy

The Greasy String Band

 

Crooked Tunes

Les Tetes de Violin

Traditional Fiddle Music of Quebec

 

Choose Your Partners! Contra Dance & Square Dance Music of New Hampshire

Various Artists

Smithsonian Folkways SFW 40126 CD

 

The Durham Rangers

No label, no number

 

Seedtime on the Cumberland Volume III (Music from 1987-1994)

Various Artists

 

Close To The Heart

Bob Heyer

Table Rock Music CD TRM-003

 

Better Than It Sounds

Roustabouts

Yodel-Ay-Hee CD 027

 

Lefty's Favorites

Lefty Shafer

Roane Records 112

CD (62: 51, 1999 reissue of prior recordings)

 

Oh the Wind and Rain

Jody Stecher

Appleseed 10300

 

On the Job Too Long—Old-Time Songs And Dance Tunes From The Classic Era

Dillof, Rice & The Cuyahogians

Montana Peak 001 (CD) (1999, 67:42)

 

Video

The Banjo According to John Hartford

Licks, Ideas, and Music

John Hartford

Homespun Tapes, 2 videos, HL00641440 and HL00641441

 

Sequatchie Valley Fiddlin' 98

Bob Douglas

Cedar Glade VHS 004, 52 minutes, 1998

 

Books

America's Instrument: The Banjo in the Nineteenth Century

by Philip F. Gura and James F. Bollman

The University of North Carolina Press

 

Pistol Packin' Mama

Aunt Molly Jackson and the Politics of Folksong

By Shelly Romalis

A Volume in the Music in American Life Series University of Illinois Press (1999)

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