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The high lonesome sound

Author: Roscoe Holcomb; John Cohen
Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways, ℗1998.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Folk music
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
Music Type: Folk music; Ballads
All Authors / Contributors: Roscoe Holcomb; John Cohen
OCLC Number: 39331315
Notes: Smithsonian Folkways: SF 40079 (on container: SF CD 40079).
Folk music and ballads from Kentucky, primarily for voice with banjo or guitar, or unacc. voice; track 13 for harmonica solo.
"Compiled from Folkways albums: The music of Roscoe Holcomb and Wade Ward, FA 2363; The high lonesome sound, FA 2368; Close to home, FA 2374"--Insert.
Compact disc.
Program notes by John Cohen (24 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Performer(s): Roscoe Holcomb, vocals, banjo, guitar, harmonica.
Event notes: Recorded in 1961, at Sanders' recording studio, New York (1st-5th tracks), 1964; at Steinway Hall, New York (6th-16th); 1972, live in Cambridge, Mass. (20th); and 1974, at Roscoe Holcomb's house, Daisy, Ky. (remainder).
Description: 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Moonshiner (1:58) --
Old Smoky (3:41) --
Little birdie (2:25) --
House in New Orleans (3:47) --
Trouble in mind (2:15) --
The wandering boy (4:31) --
Hook and line (1:51) --
Married life blues (1:47) --
Omie Wise (4:31) --
Willow tree (2:56) --
Boat's up the river (3:45) --
In the pines (2:22) --
Fox chase (1:21) --
Little gray mule (1:09) --
I'm a free little bird (John Cohen, guitar; Mike Seeger, fiddle) (1:54) --
Little Bessie (10:03) --
Motherless children (4:53) --
Darlin Corey (3:35) --
Roll on buddy (2:22) --
A village churchyard (7:05) --
Walk around my bedside (4:31).
Responsibility: Roscoe Holcomb.

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