VARIOUS 'Protobilly: The Minstrel And Tin Pan Alley DNA Of Country Music 1892-2017' JSP-5202-3CD

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This critically-acclaimed three-CD reissue anthology is the first to track twentieth-century American vernacular music of old-time country, bluegrass, jazz, and blues by tracing their beginnings in 19th-century blackface minstrelsy and early Tin Pan Alley.

Track list:
1-1 –Billy Murray Casey Jones 4:15
1-2 –Fiddlin' John Carson Casey Jones 3:05
1-3 –Jesse James (3) Southern Casey Jones 2:53
1-4 –Arthur Collins Steamboat Bill 2:09
1-5 –Earl McDonald's Original Louisville Jug Band Casey And Bill 2:49
1-6 –Delmore Brothers* Steamboat Bill Boogie 2:37
1-7 –Frank C. Stanley & Henry Burr* Red Wing 2:16
1-8 –Doc* And Cy Williams And The Border Riders* Red Wing 2:40
1-9 –George J. Gaskin Just Break The News To Mother 1:55
1-10 –Louvin Bros.* Take The News To Mother 2:48
1-11 –Royal Fish (2) & Vernon Archibald In The Shadow Of The Pines 4:21
1-12 –Kelly Harrell In The Shadow Of The Pine 3:26
1-13 –Billy Murray & Irving Kaufman Are You From Dixie? 2:39
1-14 –Grandpa Jones Are You From Dixie? 2:37
1-15 –Eleanora de Cisneros Home, Sweet Home 4:15
1-16 –Don Reno Home, Sweet Home 2:21
1-17 –Ed Morton* The Party That Wrote Home Sweet Home Never Was A Married Man 2:51
1-18 –Charlie Parker (7) & Mack Woolbright The Man Who Wrote Home Sweet Home Never Was A Married Man 3:08
1-19 –Prince's Orchestra I'm Alabama Bound 2:57
1-20 –Charlie Jackson* I'm Alabama Bound 2:55
1-21 –Olbrig's Zither Trio Unter Dem Doppleadler 3:08
1-22 –Bill Boyd's Cowboy Ramblers* Under The Double Eagle 2:52
1-23 –Harry Macdonough And The Haydn Quartet* Blue Bell 2:51
1-24 –Merle Travis Blue Bell 1:47
1-25 –Eddie Adcock Virginia Bluebell 2:06
1-26 –May Irwin The Foolish Frog 2:39
1-27 –Frank Corso The Foolish Frog 2:53


2-1 –Charles A. Asbury Haul The Woodpile Down 2:34
2-2 –Uncle Dave Macon & His Fruit Jar Drinkers Hold The Wood-Pile Down 3:09
2-3 –The American Quartet* Darling Nellie Gray 2:21
2-4 –Roland Cauley And Lake Howard Darling Nellie Gray 2:57
2-5 –Louis Armstrong And The Mills Brothers Darling Nellie Gray 2:42
2-6 –Arthur Collins & Joseph Natus I Got Mine 1:53
2-7 –Frank Stokes I Got Mine 2:57
2-8 –Edward Meeker Go Easy Mabel 2:13
2-9 –Delmore Brothers* Go Easy Mabel 2:35
2-10 –Dan W. Quinn The Smoke Goes Up The Chimney Just The Same 3:04
2-11 –Fiddlin' John Carson The Smoke Goes Out The Chimney Just The Same 2:56
2-12 –Peerless Quartet* When The Bees Are In The Hive 2:13
2-13 –Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys When The Bees Are In The Hive 2:11
2-14 –Charles Johnson's Original Paradise Ten* Don't You Leave Me Here 3:42
2-15 –Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five* I'm Alabamy Bound 2:56
2-16 –Stanley Kirkby Don't Go Down In The Mine, Dad 3:25
2-17 –Keith Whitley Dream Of A Miner's Child 2:25
2-18 –Byron G. Harlan & Frank C. Stanley* I Loved You Better Than You Knew 2:00
2-19 –The Carter Family I Loved You Better Than You Knew 3:09
2-20 –Johnnie & Jack* I Loved You Better Than You Knew 2:19
2-21 –Edison Male Quartette* By The Watermelon Vine 2:08
2-22 –Proximity String Quartet Lindy 3:02
2-23 –(Sam) Cousins And (Ed) De Moss* Who Broke The Lock? 2:18
2-24 –The Georgia Browns* Who Stole De Lock 2:48
2-25 –Jack Bland & His Rhythmakers Who Stole The Lock 2:41
2-26 –Emmett Miller Lovesick Blues 3:07
2-27 –Hank Williams Lovesick Blues 3:13
2-28 –Charles A. Asbury I'm The Father Of A Little Black Coon 2:38


3-1 –May Irwin May Irwin's Bully Song 3:35
3-2 –Gid Tanner & The Skillet Lickers* With Riley Puckett Bully Of The Town 2:56
3-3 –Vin Bruce Fille De La Fille 2:42
3-4 –Billy Golden Turkey In The Straw 2:20
3-5 –Peg Leg Howell & Eddie Anthony Turkey Buzzard Blues 3:05
3-6 –Harry C. Browne Old Dan Tucker 3:07
3-7 –Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers With Riley Puckett & Clayton McMichen Old Dan Tucker 3:06
3-8 –Len Spencer The Arkansas Traveler 2:10
3-9 –Jilson Setters (J.W. Day)* The Arkansaw Traveler 3:12
3-10 –Clayton McMichen & His Georgia Wildcats* Arkansas Traveler 3:01
3-11 –S.H. Dudley* & Harry Macdonough The Girl I Loved In Sunny Tennessee 3:06
3-12 –Floyd County Ramblers Sunny Tennessee 3:20
3-13 –George O'Connor Nigger Blues 2:51
3-14 –Georgia White The Blues Ain't Nothing But...??? 2:40
3-15 –Brilliant Quartet* I'se Gwine Back To Dixie 1:58
3-16 –Uncle Dave Macon & His Fruit Jar Drinkers I'se Gwine Back To Dixie 3:09
3-17 –Elizabeth Spencer Baby Mine 3:37
3-18 –Leslie Keith & The Blue Sky Boys* Going Around This World 1:56
3-19 –Anna Chandler All Night Long 3:24
3-20 –Roy Acuff & His Crazy Tennesseeans* All Night Long 2:45
3-21 –Sam Moore (4) - Horace Davis Laughing Rag 2:47
3-22 –(Tom) Darby & (Jimmie) Tarlton* Mexican Rag 3:01
3-23 –Silas Leachman I Don't Care If I Never Wake Up 1:49
3-24 –Arthur Collins My Money Never Gives Out 2:34
3-25 –Banjo Joe (Gus Cannon)* My Money Never Runs Out 2:52
3-26 –Dom Flemons And Guy Davis (3) My Money Never Gives Out 3:05

Product Notes:<br>Protobilly: The Minstrel and Tin Pan Alley DNA of Country Music 1892-2017 Produced by Henry H. Sapoznik, Dick Spottswood, David Giovannoni 3 CDs - 81 selections - 42 never before reissued - 72 page illustrated book Foreword by Dom Flemons - Opening essay Henry H. Sapoznik Track annotations Henry H. Sapoznik and Dick Spottswood Audio transfers by Doug Benson - Design by Andrew Roberts