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My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean

My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean (Nehi NEHX1)

My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
British Songs in the USA

Nehi Records NEHX1 (3 CD, UK, June 15, 2015)

American recordings from the 1920s and 1930s. Most of these were originally issued on commercial 78s.

Produced by TDT Sounds;
Song notes by Steve Roud;
Design by Butterfly Effect

Tracks

CD 1

  1. John Hammond: Purty Polly (Roud 15; Laws P36B)
  2. Gid Tanner: The Girl I Left Behind Me (Roud 262; Laws P1; G/D 5:1059; Henry H188)
  3. Fiddlin' John Carson: The Boston Burglar (Roud 261; Laws L16; G/D 2:260; Henry H691)
  4. Riley Puckett: The Boston Burglar (Roud 261; Laws L16; G/D 2:260; Henry H691)
  5. Kelly Harrell: O! Molly Dear Go Ask Your Mother (Roud 22621; Laws M4)
  6. Charlie Poole: The Highwayman (Roud 144; Child 95; G/D 2:248)
  7. Earl Johnson: Three Nights Experience (Roud 114; Child 274; G/D 7:1460; Henry H21ab)
  8. Fess Williams: Gambler's Blues (Roud 2; Laws Q26/B1; G/D 7:1404; Henry H680)
  9. Dock Boggs: Pretty Polly (Roud 15; Laws P36B)
  10. Taylor's Kentucky Boys: Maxwell Girl (Roud 738)
  11. B. F. Shelton: Pretty Polly (Roud 15; Laws P36B)
  12. Grayson & Whitter: Handsome Molly (Roud 454; G/D 6:1192; Henry H625)
  13. Grayson & Whitter: Rose Conley (Roud 446; Laws F6)
  14. Leake County Revelers: My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean (Roud 1422; Henry H7)
  15. Gid Tanner: Old MacDonald Had a Farm (Roud 745)
  16. Gid Tanner: It's a Long Way to Tipperary (Roud 11235)
  17. Charlie Parker & Mack Woolbright: Will the Weaver (Roud 432; Laws Q9)
  18. Darby & Tarlton: Columbus Stockade Blues (Roud 459; G/D 6:1145)
  19. Buell Kazee: Lady Gay (Roud 196; Child 79)
  20. Buell Kazee: The Butcher's Boy (Roud 409; Laws P24)
  21. New Arkansas Travellers: Handy Man (Roud 1754)
  22. New Arkansas Travellers: I Tickled 'Em (Roud 22313)
  23. Roy Harvey: George Collins (Roud 147; Child 42, 85)
  24. Ernest V. Stoneman: Down on the Banks of the Ohio (Roud 263; Laws P35; G/D 2:200)
  25. Blind Willie Davis: Rock of Ages (Roud 30920)

CD 2

  1. Carter Family: I Have No One to Love Me (But the Sailor in the Deep Blue Sea) (Roud 273; Laws K12; G/D 6:1245)
  2. Sam Mcghee: As Willie and Mary Strolled by the Seashore (Roud 348; Laws N28; G/D 5:1035; Henry H118)
  3. Grayson & Whitter: Where Are You Going, Alice? (Roud 266; Laws N40; G/D 5:1036; Henry H5, H693)
  4. Frank Luther: Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236)
  5. Chubby Parker: King Kong Kitchie Kitchie Ki-Me-O (Roud 16; G/D 8:1669)
  6. Frank Hutchison: Wild Hogs in the Red Brush
  7. Carolina Tar Heels: Can't You Remember When Your Heart Was Mine? (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332)
  8. Bill & Belle Reed: The Old Lady & The Devil (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320)
  9. Stoneman Family: The Spanish Merchant's Daughter (Roud 146)
  10. Leake County Revelers: Molly Put the Kettle On (Roud 7899)
  11. Rutherford & Foster: Storms May Rule the Ocean (Roud 4628)
  12. Kelly Harrell: Cave Love Has Gained the Day (Roud 3597)
  13. Carolina Tar Heels: Rude and Rambling Man (Roud 490; Laws L12; G/D 2:260; Henry H691)
  14. Charlie Poole: He Rambled (Roud 126; G/D 3:645)
  15. Dick Justice: Henry Lee (Roud 47; Child 68)
  16. I. G. Greer: Sweet William and Fair Ellen Pt.1 (Roud 23; Child 7; G/D 2:220)
  17. I. G. Greer: Sweet William and Fair Ellen Pt.2 (Roud 23; Child 7; G/D 2:220)
  18. Byrd Moore & His Hot Shots: Three Men Went A-Hunting (Roud 283; G/D 2:283)
  19. Clarence Ashley: The Coo Coo Bird (Roud 413; G/D 6:1157; Henry H479)
  20. Wilmer Watts & His Lonely Eagles: Sleepy Desert (Roud 22621; Laws M4)
  21. Nelstone's Hawaiians: Fatal Flower Garden (Roud 73; Child 155)
  22. Carson Brothers & Sprinkle: The Old Miller's Will (Roud 138; Laws Q21; G/D 3:703)
  23. Coley Jones: Drunken Special (Roud 114; Child 274; G/D 7:1460; Henry H21ab)
  24. Charlie Poole: My Gypsy Girl (Roud 229; Laws O4)
  25. Bradley Kincaid: Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236)

CD 3

  1. Carolina Buddies: In a Cottage By the Sea (Roud 1743)
  2. Clarence Ashley: The House Carpenter (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332)
  3. Gid Tanner: Devilish Mary (Roud 1017)
  4. The Oaks Family: Wake Up, You Drowsy Sleeper (Roud 22621; Laws M4)
  5. Jimmie Tarlton: Lowe Bonny (Roud 47; Child 68)
  6. Bill Shepard: Aunt Jane Blues (Roud 2; Laws Q26/B1; G/D 7:1404; Henry H680)
  7. Blind Blake: Champagne Charlie's My Name (Roud V17415)
  8. Carter Family: I Never Will Marry (Roud 466; Laws K17; G/D 6:1244)
  9. Asa Martin: Crawling and Creeping (Roud 329)
  10. Carter Family: Sinking in the Lonesome Sea (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37)
  11. Carter Family: Can the Circle Be Unbroken (By and By) (Roud 3409)
  12. Big Bill Broonzy: Keep Your Hands Off Her (Roud 11659)
  13. Daw Henson: Lady Margaret and Sweet William (Roud 253; Child 74; G/D 2:337)
  14. Pete Steele: Pretty Polly (Roud 15; Laws P36B)
  15. Coon Creek Girls: Pretty Polly (Roud 15; Laws P36B)
  16. Dixon Brothers: Story of George Collins (Roud 147; Child 42, 85)
  17. Leadbelly: The Gallis Pole (Roud 144; Child 95; G/D 2:248)
  18. Cliff Carlisle: Black Jack David (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124)
  19. Blue Sky Boys: Mary of the Wild Moor (Roud 155; Laws P21; G/D 6:1175)
  20. Morris Brown Quartet: Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes (Roud V3830)
  21. Carter Family: Black Jack David (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124)
  22. Blind Willie McTell: Amazing Grace (Roud 5430)
  23. Wade Mainer: Ramblin' Boy (Roud 490; Laws L12; G/D 2:260; Henry H691)
  24. Carter Family: The Wave on the Sea (Roud 122; Child 286; G/D 1:37)
  25. Bill Monroe: Footprints in the Snow (Roud 4660)