SPENCER & RAINS 'The Old Man and the Old Woman'

SPENCER & RAINS 'The Old Man and the Old Woman'

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HereÕs another of those really nice old-time records that seem to be coming out more and more often these days.Ê Tricia Spencer and Howard Rains combine to present a really enjoyable 17-track collection of Êold fiddle tunes, most fairly well known.Ê Ms. SpencerÑfrom KansasÑplays a very good fiddle, andÊ Texan Howard Rains backs her either on guitar or on 2nd fiddle (7 of the tunes are played that way).Ê Although both musicians are from the Midwest, many of the tunes they play were learned from sources in North Carolina and Virginia, such as Fred Cockerham, Dan Tate, E.C. Ball and Gordon Freeman..Ê All the tunes have something to offer, but particularly intriguing isÊ GREEN ROCKY ROAD, a vocal duet that features neat instrumental backingÊ of banjo-uke and guitar. About half the pieces feature vocalsÑnicely sung.Ê ROUSTABOUT, DARBYÕS RAM, PRETTY POLLY, WEDDING DRESS, BROADUS, DOWN THE ROAD, RED ROCKING CHAIR, HOP HIGH, etc.

Artists:

  • TRICIA SPENCER
  • HOWARD RAINS

Track Listing:

  • ROUSTABOUT
  • GETTIN' UPSTAIRS
  • SAY DARLIN' SAY
  • DANDY LUSK
  • GREEN ROCKY ROAD
  • BROADDUS
  • COTTON-EYED JOE
  • ISABELLA JOURNEY
  • DOWN THE ROAD
  • DARBY'S RAM
  • RED ROCKING CHAIR
  • CHADWELL'S STATION
  • HOP HIGH
  • BELLADONNA WALTZ
  • PRETTY POLLY
  • THE OLD MAN AND THE OLD WOMAN
  • WEDDING DRESS