The Yazoo label has consistently presented some of the very best of the rich body of Rural American music that was preserved on old 78s some 70-80 years ago. This 20-track anthology of old ballads is a joy from start to finish, with one gem after another, all beautifully re-mastered. Some of the great cuts to be heard here include WILL THE WEAVER (Parker & Woolbright), OMIE WISE (G.B. Grayson), the haunting DARLING CORA by B.F. Shelton, HE RAMBLED (Charlie Poole), LOWE BONNIE (Jimmie Tarlton), WILLIE MOORE (Burnett & Rutherford), JOHN HARDY (Bruell Kazee) and other ballads by Green Bailey, Earl Johnson, Blue Sky Boys, Cousin Emmy, etc. A great CD, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.