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Meeting's a Pleasure Volumes 1 & 2

Meeting's a Pleasure Volumes 1 & 2 (Musical Traditions MTCD505/6)

Meeting's a Pleasure Volumes 1 & 2
Folk Songs of the Upper South
Various Artists

Musical Traditions Records MTCD321/2, later MTCD505/6 (2 CD, UK, 2007)

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Produced by Mark Wilson;
Recorded by Guthrie T Meade, John Harrod and Mark Wilson (1969-2005);
Annotation and photography by Mark Wilson.

Musical Traditions booklet notes by Mark Wilson.

Tracks

Volume 1: Come All You Men and Maidens

  1. Blanche Coldiron banjo: Everybody's Favourite (1.13)
  2. The Dixon Sisters: Ain't It a Shame to Work on a Sunday? (Roud 11659) (0.23)
  3. Mildred Tucker and Carol Foster: I Come from West Virginia (Roud 766) (0.47)
  4. Beth and Keith Garvin banjo and jew's harp: Hook and Line (1.00)
  5. Wash Nelson: Groundhog (Roud 3125) (1.53)
  6. Hobert Stallard: The Devil and the Farmer (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320) (2.17)
  7. Vernon and Zora Judd: Granny Went to Meeting with Her Old Shoes On (Roud 21254) (1.02)
  8. Francis Gillum harmonica: Susan's Gone (0.41)
  9. Nova Baker: Natural Bridge Song (Roud 21239) (1.39)
  10. Hobert Stallard: The Little Mohee (Roud 275; Laws H8; Henry H836) (1.39)
  11. Alva Greene and Francis Gillum: Wildwood Flower (Roud 757) (1.05)
  12. Mary Lozier: Old Virginia Gals (Roud 440) (1.54)
  13. Wash Nelson: Come All You Young Men and Maidens (Roud 182; Laws M34; G/D 2:189; Henry H113) (2.11)
  14. Blanche Coldiron: The New River Train (Roud 4568) (2.35)
  15. Sarah Gunning: Cambric Shirt (Roud 12; Child 2; G/D 2:329) (1.59)
  16. Nova Baker and Elsie Vanover: Pretty Fair Miss All in the Garden (Roud 264; Laws N42; G/D 5:1038, 6:1201; Henry H471) (1.57)
  17. John Lozier harmonica: Schottische (0.45)
  18. Gracie Baker: Farewell Sweet Jane (Roud 3243; Laws B22) (2.10)
  19. Sarah Gunning spoken: The Preacher and His Specs (0.50)
  20. Hobert Stallard: The Preacher and the Fiddle (Roud 21240) (0.36)
  21. Ray Hilt fiddle and Group: Something Sweet to Tell (1.35)
  22. Asa Martin: Crawling and Creeping (Roud 329) (2.19)
  23. Nova Baker: Come All You Reckless, Rambling Boys (Roud 8025) (1.53)
  24. Henry Hurley banjo: Free a Little Bird (0.58)
  25. Sarah Gunning: I Won't Marry At All (Roud 2774) (1.50)
  26. Ray Hilt fiddle: Kate's Horn (0.58)
  27. Mildred Tucker: One Morning in May (Roud 140; Laws P14) (0.54)
  28. Hobert Bowling fiddle: The Nightingale (1.03)
  29. Mary Lozier: I Never Will Marry (Roud 466; Laws K17; G/D 6:1244) (1.08)
  30. Margie and Gene York: The Lover's Return (Roud 3590) (2.46)
  31. Hobert Stallard: Little Sweetheart, We've Done Parted (Roud 262; Laws P1; G/D 5:1059; Henry H188) (2.10)
  32. Mary Lozier: Last May Morn (Roud 564; Laws P18; G/D 6:1188) (2.04)
  33. Henry Hurley: Nobody's Business But My Own (Roud 17344) (2.01)
  34. Gracie Baker: Fine Sally from London (Roud 180; Laws P9; G/D 6:1219; Henry H72) (2.28)
  35. Annadeene Fraley and Daughters: Deep Blue Sea (Roud 3119) (2.29)
  36. Mary Lozier: Fair and Tender Maidens (Roud 461) (1.22)
  37. Buell Kazee: Inconstant Lover (Roud 454; G/D 6:1192; Henry H625) (3.49)
  38. Roscoe Holcomb: Little Birdie (Roud 5742) (2.27)
  39. Hobert Stallard: Woe Unto You, the Time Has Come (Roud 3601; G/D 8:1540) (1.55)
  40. Nova Baker: Come All You Young and Tender Little Girls (Roud 3606) (1.52)
  41. Margie and Gene York: Adieu, False Heart (Roud 11042) (2.25)

Volume 2: Cruel Willie

  1. The Dixon Sisters: My Little White Hat (Roud 691; Laws E17) (2.43)
  2. Mary Lozier: The Rowan County Troubles (Roud 465; Laws E20) (4.57)
  3. Alva Greene fiddle: The Rowan County Crew (Roud 465; Laws E20) (1.53)
  4. Bert Gavin: Darling Cory (Roud 5723) (2.11)
  5. Jim Garland: The Roving Moonshiner (Roud 21295) (1.37)
  6. Sarah Gunning: Captain Devin (Roud 533; Laws L13A; Henry H792) (2.01)
  7. Nova Baker and Elsie Vanover: I Was Born and Raised in Covington (Roud 261; Laws L16; G/D 2:260; Henry H691) (2.49)
  8. Asa Martin: The Highwayman (Roud 144, 3263; Child 95; G/D 2:248) (2.44)
  9. Sarah Gunning: Hangman (Roud 144; Child 95; G/D 2:248) (3.22)
  10. Hubert Bowling banjo: Callahan (0.40)
  11. Asa Martin: Harlan County Tragedy (Roud 21296) (3.42)
  12. Wash Nelson: Hick Carmichael (Roud 4813) (1.57)
  13. Nimrod Workman: Dixon Said to Johnson (Roud 17; Laws L4; G/D 2:186; Henry H185) (1.49)
  14. Jim Garland: The Death of Harry Sims (Roud 19329) (3.06)
  15. Manon Campbell banjo: Old Banjo Tune (1.28)
  16. Elsie Vanover: The Jealous Lover (Roud 500; Laws F1) (2.42)
  17. Annadeene Fraley: Poor Ellen Smith (Roud 448; Laws F11) (2.46)
  18. Emma Pruitt: In London City (Roud 409; Laws P24) (1.14)
  19. Mary Lozier: Little Mattie Grove (Roud 52; Child 81) (4.20)
  20. Francis Gillum and Alva Greene: Pretty Polly (Roud 15; Laws P36B) (1.33)
  21. J.P. and Annadeene Fraley fiddle and guitar: Cruel Willie (2.00)
  22. Nimrod Workman: Caroline of Edinborough Town (Roud 398; Laws P27; G/D 6:1151; Henry H148) (1.35)
  23. Margie and Gene York: Katy Dear (Roud 22621; Laws M4) (1.49)
  24. Nova Baker and Elsie Vanover: The Gay Spanish Maid (Roud 708; Laws K16) (2.49)
  25. Lulabelle Greene: The Silver Dagger (Roud 711; Laws G21) (1.12)
  26. George Hawkins: Jim Luther (Roud 447; Laws F4) (2.11)
  27. Asa Martin with the Cumberland Rangers: The Death of Edward Hawkins (Roud 17595) (4.58)
  28. Nimrod Workman: The House Carpenter (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332) (5.02)

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Meeting's a Pleasure Volumes 3 & 4

Meeting's a Pleasure Volumes 3 & 4 (Musical Traditions MTCD507/8)

Meeting's a Pleasure Volumes 3 & 4
Folk Songs of the Upper South
Various Artists

Musical Traditions Records MTCD323/4, later MTCD507/8 (2 CD, UK, 2007)

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Produced by Mark Wilson;
Recorded by Guthrie T Meade, John Harrod and Mark Wilson (1969-2005);
Annotation and photography by Mark Wilson.

Musical Traditions booklet notes by Mark Wilson.

Tracks

Volume 3: I'll Have a New Life

  1. The Dixon Sisters: Farther Along (Roud 18084) (3.12)
  2. Buell Kazee: Little Bessie (Roud 4778) (5.44)
  3. Sarah Gunning: Wandering Boy (Roud 4227) (3.43)
  4. The Dixon Sisters: The East Bound Train (Roud 7390) (1.58)
  5. Perry Riley: I Know Somebody's Going to Miss Me When I'm Gone (Roud 21241) (2.38)
  6. Earl Barnes with the Cumberland Rangers: Mother's Grave (Roud 21242) (2.07)
  7. Blanche Coldiron: Darling Little Joe (Roud 3545) (2.32)
  8. Annadeene Fraley: The Evening Train (Roud 21243) (2.55)
  9. Wash Nelson: The Day Has Passed and Gone (Roud 21244) (2.40)
  10. Roscoe Holcomb: Motherless Children (Roud 16113) (2.53)
  11. Sarah Gunning: In a Foreign Heathen Country (Roud 16775) (2.17)
  12. Jim Garland and Sarah Gunning: Robinson Crusoe (Roud 21245) (1.38)
  13. J.P. Fraley fiddle: The Unclouded Day (1.40)
  14. Francis Gillum: Keys of the Kingdom (Roud 21246) (3.09)
  15. Jim Garland and Sarah Gunning: Little David, Play Your Harp (Roud 11831) (1.27)
  16. John Lozier harmonica: I'll Have a New Life (0.59)
  17. Mary Lozier: While Passing a Garden (Roud 19035) (4.40)
  18. Henry Hurley: In My Father's House (Roud 16172) (3.05)
  19. Nimrod and Mollie Workman: I'm Drinking from the Fountain (Roud 7562) (3.07)
  20. The Dixon Sisters: I Feel Like Traveling On (Roud 15075) (2.17)
  21. Roscoe Holcomb: Walk Around My Bedside, Lord (Roud 18705) (3.11)
  22. Mary Lozier: There Was a Man in Ancient Times (Roud 6566) (2.17)
  23. Sarah Gunning: The Old Churchyard (Roud 3386) (3.11)
  24. The Dixon Sisters: We'll Understand it Better By and By (Roud 17224) (2.20)
  25. Nimrod Workman: Day Is Breaking in My Soul (Roud 18268) (4.46)

Volume 4: All I've Got Is Done Gone

  1. J.P. Fraley fiddle, Bert Gavin banjo and Group: The Yellow Rose of Texas (1.31)
  2. The Dixon Sisters: Davy Crockett (Roud 3589) (1.07)
  3. Wash Nelson: The Jam on Gerry's Rocks (Roud 256; Laws C1; G/D 2:230) (2.17)
  4. Jim Garland: My Home Is in the West (Roud 2055) (2.45)
  5. Earl Thomas fiddle and Billy Stamper banjo: Cumberland Gap (2.01)
  6. Margie and Gene York: Lorena (Roud 4346) (2.58)
  7. The Dixon Sisters: This Little Light of Mine (Roud 17768) (2.28)
  8. J.P. and Danielle Fraley fidle and guitar: Blackberry Blossom (2.35)
  9. Blanche Coldiron: Marching Through Georgia (1.36)
  10. Mildred Tucker: Brother Green (Roud 3359) (1.31)
  11. Roger Cooper fidle: Morgan on the Railroad (1.23)
  12. Hobert Stallard: The Dying Cowboy (Roud 23650; Laws B1) (1.12)
  13. Ray Hilt fidle: Garfield March (2.07)
  14. Jim Garland and Sarah Gunning: I Believe I'll Sell This Farm, Jane Ann (Roud 21247) (1.20)
  15. Mary Lozier: Hard Times (Roud 876) (0.56)
  16. Perry Riley fidle: There's a Hard Time Coming (1.25)
  17. Jim Garland: “One More Trip,” Said the Sleepy Headed Driver (Roud 21249) (1.04)
  18. Sarah Gunning: The Hard Working Miner (Roud 2197; Laws G33) (3.10)
  19. Roger Cooper guitar: Chinese Chimes (1.30)
  20. Annadeene Fraley and Daughters: Dusty Skies (Roud 21250) (3.07)
  21. Wash Nelson: The Carter County Tragedy (Roud 13945) (2.44)
  22. Abe Kiebler: FDR Reelection Song (Roud 21251) (1.01)
  23. Nova and Lavonne Baker: Old Age Pension Check (Roud 15868) (2.00)
  24. Van Kidwell fiddle and Asa Martin guitar: All I've Got is Done Gone (2.06)
  25. Roscoe Holcomb: Graveyard Blues (Roud 4946) (3.02)
  26. Manon Campbell fiddle: Coal Creek (1.26)
  27. Henry Hurley guitar: Notes (Slow Blues) (1.16)
  28. Owen ‘Snake’ Chapman fiddle: Chittling Cooking Time in Cheatem County (1.15)
  29. Asa Martin: Woke Up This Morning (Roud 11687) (4.03)
  30. Nimrod Workman: Black Dress Blues (Roud 21252) (2.25)
  31. George Hawkins: All Night Long (Roud 7698) (1.28)
  32. John Lozier harmonica: Boat Up the Water (0.42)
  33. John Lozier harmonica: St Louis Blues (1.36)
  34. George Hawkins: Old Hannah (Roud 6710) (0.54)
  35. Michael Garvin fiddle: The Coburn Fork of Big Creek (1.46)
  36. Roger Cooper: My Peach Trees Are All in Bloom (1.27)
  37. Roger Cooper and Michael Garvin fiddles: Turkey in the Straw (2.20)

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