093074010723

Southern Banjo Sounds

Mike Seeger

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Format: CD

Cat No: SFW40107

Release Date:  15 September 1998

Label:  Smithsonian Folkways

Packaging Type:  Jewel Case

No of Units:  1

Barcode:  093074010723

Genres:  Folk  

  • Description

    A survey of traditional Southern banjo techniques, styles, instrumentals and songs played solo on a variety of 23 mostly vintage banjos. Styles range from 19th-century African-American Mississippi style to a song played in the style evolved in the 1940s by Northern Carolinian Earl Scruggs. Recorded and annotated by Mike Seeger.

  • Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. Soon In The Morning Babe
      • 2. Josh Thomas's Roustabout
      • 3. Jim Crack Corn
      • 4. Darling Cora
      • 5. Devil's Dream
      • 6. Little Birdie
      • 7. Around The World
      • 8. Whoopin' Up Cattle
      • 9. Flop Eared Mule
      • 10. Lost Gander
      • 11. The Sailor And The Soldier
      • 12. American Spanish Fandango
      • 13. Got No Silver Nor Gold Blues
      • 14. We're Up Against It Now
      • 15. That's What The Old Bachelor's Made Out Of
      • 16. Thje Last Of Callahan
      • 17. Lady Gay
      • 18. Down South Blues
      • 19. Last Night When My Willie Come Home
      • 20. Wabash Blues
      • 21. Bright Sunny South
      • 22. Roll On John
      • 23. Needlecase
      • 24. Come My Little Pink
      • 25. Battle In The Horseshoe
      • 26. I'm Head Over Heels In Love