VARIOUS 'Rural String Bands Of Virginia'

VARIOUS 'Rural String Bands Of Virginia'

  • $13.50


A wonderful collection of 16 classic string band performances from the state of Virginia in the 1920s, taken from rare old 78rpm recordings. With notes by Kinney Rorrer, the set includes such gems as SUGAR HILL by Crokett Ward, AUNT DINAH'S QUILTING PARTY by Floyd CO. Ramblers, SUSANNA GAL by Dad Blackard's Moonshiners(Shelor family), SWEET SUNNY SOUTH by Piedmont Log Rollers and other great songs & tunes by Kelly Harrell, Grant Bros., Dr Lloyd & Howard Maxey, Blue Ridge Highballers, Roanoke Jug Band, Eck Dunford & Hattie Stoneman, J.P. Nestor, Bela Lam, Fiddlin Powers Family, and others. Great old time mountain string band music.

Artists:

  • J.P. NESTOR
  • BULL MOUNTAIN MOONSHINERS
  • CROCKETT WARD & HIS BOYS
  • DR. LLOYD & HOWARD MAXEY
  • PATTERSON'S PIEDMONT LOG ROLLERS
  • SALEM HIGHBALLERS
  • GRANT BROTHERS
  • BLUE RIDGE HIGHBALLERS
  • KELLY HARRELL & THE VIRGINIA STRING BAND
  • ROANOKE JUG BAND
  • UNCLE ECK DUNFORD & HATTIE STONEMAN
  • SPANGLER & PEARSON
  • FLOYD COUNTY RAMBLERS
  • FIDDLIN' POWERS FAMILY
  • BELA LAM & THE GREENE COUNTY SINGERS
  • DAD BLACKARD'S MOONSHINERS

Track Listing:

  • TRAIN ON THE ISLAND
  • JOHNNY GOODWIN
  • SUGAR HILL
  • GIRL I LEFT BEHIND ME
  • SWEET SUNNY SOUTH
  • GOING ON TO TOWN
  • JOHNSON BOYS
  • SOLDIER'S JOY
  • MY NAME IS JOHN JOHANNA
  • TRIANGLE BLUES
  • WHAT WILL I DO FOR MY MONEY IS ALL GONE
  • MIDNIGHT SERENADE
  • AUNT DINAH'S QUILTING PARTY
  • OLD VIRGINIA REEL
  • SEE THAT MY GRAVE IS KEPT GREEN
  • SUZANNA GAL