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Frank Proffitt: North Carolina Songs and Ballads

Frank Proffitt: Traditional Songs and Ballads of Appalachia (Folk-Legacy FSA-1)

Traditional Songs and Ballads of Appalachia
Frank Proffitt of Reese, NC (1913-1965)

Folk-Legacy Records FSA-1 (LP, USA, 1962)
Folk-Legacy Records CD-1 (CD, USA, 2001)

Frank Proffitt: Traditional Songs and Ballads of Appalachia (Folk-Legacy CD-1)
Frank Proffitt: North Carolina Songs and Ballads (Topic 12T162)

North Carolina Songs and Ballads
Frank Proffitt (1913-1965)

Topic Records 12T162 (LP, UK, 1966);

Notes and photograph by Sandy Paton

Musicians

Frank Proffitt, vocals, banjo

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Trifling Woman (Roud 4626) (2.16)
  2. Cluck Old Hen (Roud 4235) (2.20)
  3. Morning Fair (Roud 409; Laws P24) (3.48)
  4. Bonnie James Campbell (Roud 338; Child 210) (1.25)
  5. Lord Randall (Roud 10; Child 12; G/D 2:209; Henry H814) (3.27)
  6. Handsome Molly (Roud 454; G/D 6:1192; Henry H625) (1.45)
  7. Reuben Train (Roud 3423) (2.56)
  8. Tom Dooley (Dula) (Roud 4192) (2.43)
  9. I’m Going Back to North Carolina (Roud 789) (1.53)
  1. Moonshine (Roud 3126) (1.40)
  2. Rye Whiskey (Roud 941) (2.31)
  3. I’ll Never Get Drunk No More (Roud 4625) (2.32)
  4. Wild Bill Jones (Roud 2246) (3.25)
  5. Gyps of David (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (2.56)
  6. Song of a Lost Hunter (Love Henry) (Roud 47; Child 68) (4.23)
  7. Sourwood Mountain (Roud 754) (2.30)
  8. Going Across the Mountain (Roud 4624) (2.14)

All tracks trad. except
Tracks 1, 12 Frank Proffitt;
Track 8 trad. arr. Alan Lomax, Warner, Frank Proffitt;
Track 17 trad. / Frank Proffitt

Acknowledgements

Thank you very much to Alistair Banfield for the picture of the Folk-Legacy LP.