The Old-Time Herald Volume 7, Number 6

Reviews

Recordings

Carryin’ On
Old Time Tradition

Better Times A Comin’
Charlie Acuff
Cleff’d Ear/Tennessee Folklore Society TFS-114
(CD. 2000 — 53:50)

Trouble in Mind
Big Bill Broonzy
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings SFW CD 40131

Classic Ballads of Britain and Ireland
Volumes 1 and 2.
Rounder 1161-1776/1175-2 (2 CDs)

Al Berard & Friends
Swing Cat 1612

Land of Milk and Honey
The Deseret String Band
Okehdokee 99002

The Round-Up
The Deseret String Band-Bunkhouse Orchestra
Okehdokee Records 99001

Fishin’ Creek Blues
Clawhammer Banjo Recordings
Dick Kimmel
Copper Creek CCCD-0173 (41:29)

Vertie’s Dream
Jones and Leva
Copper Creek CCCD - 0180

The Blackest Crow
James Reams
Mountain Redbird Music CD MRM001

Five Strings Attached - Volume 2
Arnie Naiman & Chris Coole
Merriweather Records MO2CA (68:52)

WPAQ: The Voice of the Blue Ridge Mountains
Various Artists
Rounder CD 404

15 Down Home Gospel Classics
Arhoolie Presents American Masters, Vol. 11
Various Artists
Arhoolie CD 111

Grayson & Whitter
Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order Volume 1 - 1927-1928
Document Recordings 8054 (1999)

Grayson & Whitter
Volume 2 - 1928-1929
Document Records 8055 (1999)

Georgia Stringbands, Volume 1
The Complete Recorded Works of the Cofer Brothers, Georgia Crackers, The Spooney Five, Watkins Band, Theo and Gus Clark and the Carroll County Revelers in Chronological Order (1927-1930)
Document DOCD-8021

Harry Smith’s Anthology of American Folk Music, Volume 4
Various Artists
Revenant 211

The Music of Mountain Heritage Day
Various Artists

Old Bunch of Keys—Early American Fiddle Music
John Specker

Traditional Fiddle Music of the Ozarks: Volume One—Along the Eastern Crescent
Various Artists
Rounder CD 0435

Texas Fiddle Bands
Volume I - 1925-1930

The Complete Recorded Works of Capt. M.J. Bonner, Smith’s Garage Fiddle Band, the Red Headed Fiddlers and Solomon & Hughes
Document DOCD-8038

Holly Ding
Tom, Brad, & Alice
Copper Creek CCCD-0179

American Folk, Game, and Activity Songs
Pete Seeger
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings SFW CD 45056

Fox Chase
Ralph Blizard and the New Southern Ramblers
Yodel-Ay- Hee CD 030

My Friend is a Mule in the Mines
Bob Buckingham & Friends
Dark Holler CDHOLLR881

Goodbye Girls, I’m Going to Boston
Art Stamper
County CO-CD-2729

Laments and Merry Melodies from Cape Breton Island
Theresa Morrison
Rounder CD 7026-North American Traditions Series

Two Traditions:
Balaphon, Banjo, Fiddle, and Drum
Contemporary Fiddle Music with Ethnic Percussion Accompaniment
Various Artists

Red Prairie Dawn
Garry Harrison and the Mule Team
(CD 62:18 2000)

That Old Madness
Lil’ Rev and Dave Fox

Ripples Across the Pond
Friends of American Old-Time Dance Music
FOACD 01 (73:16)

Going Up on the Mountain
Jody Stecher
The Classic First Recordings
Acoustic Disc ACD-39

Greetings from Wawa
The Old Crow Medicine Show

Hogs Picking Up Acorns
Lee Stripling with W.B. Reid and Tony Mates
Voyager VRCD 349

Books

Jean Ritchie’s Swapping Songbook
By Jean Ritchie with Photographs by George Pickow
The University of Kentucky Press

Southern Exposure: The Story of Southern Music in Pictures and Words
Richard Carlin & Bob Carlin
Billboard Books ISBN 0-8230-8426-4
(Book 2000, 160 pages, 75 black and white photographs)

Videos

Learn to Play Old-Time Fiddle 2
Intermediate Level
Brad Leftwich
Homespun Tapes 70 Minutes 1999

A Visit With Tommy Jarrell: Solo Fiddle and Stories
Home Video Recordings by Steve Barasch, June & October, 1984
VHS video, Produced and Edited by Heath Curdts at Palmer Media, additional technical work by Video Arts.

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