MAC MARTIN 'Travelin' On' CCCD-0928-CD

MAC MARTIN 'Travelin' On' CCCD-0928-CD

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Pittsburgh-based Mac Martin has provided a bastion of top quality traditional Bluegrass in that city for almost 50 years now. He cut his first recordÑan LP for the obscure Gateway labelÑin 1963. There followed a County LP, 3 excellent LPÕs for Rural Rhythm and this 1977 recording that originally came out on Paul GerryÕs Revonah label. More recent recordings have come out on the Old Homestead label. With original Dixie Traveler members Mike Carson (fiddle) and Billy Bryant (banjo), and MartinÕs fine vocals and guitar playing, this is excellent, straight-ahead traditional Bluegrass, influenced by Lester Flatt and other early legends of the music. A good selection of songs is highlighted by fine versions of Charlie MonroeÕs JOY BELLS and IS SHE PRAYING THERE.

Artists:

  • MAC MARTIN
  • MIKE CARSON
  • BILLY BRYANT
  • NORM AZINGER
  • EDGAR 'BUD' SMITH

Track Listing:

  • BLACK EYED SUSIE
  • AT THE END OF A LONG LONELY DAY
  • THAT'S WHY YOU LEFT ME SO BLUE
  • SCOTLAND
  • OLD OLD HOUSE
  • GETHSEMANE
  • DOWN SOUTH IN NEW ORLEANS
  • CHOCKING THE STRINGS
  • MARY AT THE HOME PLACE
  • ALONG ABOUT DAYBREAK
  • STACEY LYNN
  • IS SHE PRAYING THERE
  • JOY BELLS