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Early Southern Guitar Sounds

Early Southern Guitar Sounds

The guitar fostered great creativity in the South as it evolved from a small gut-string instrument in polite parlors to the big, loud, steel-string guitar now found in our homes and onstage. Mike sings and plays a variety of the styles that were played in the rural South from about 1850 to 1930 on 25 different types of guitars. Featured are: banjo-like styles, rags, blues, parlor and parlor-based styles, slide guitar styles, and many song accompaniment styles. The booklet includes a fresh look at the history of the guitar and its travel South, notes on songs and styles, and photographs of all the instruments used. 28 tracks, 36-page booklet, 74 minutes

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Early Southern Guitar Sounds

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Wildwood Flower Mike Seeger 0:52
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102
Old Chisholm Trail Mike Seeger 1:50
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103
Spanish Fandango Mike Seeger 2:17
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104
Shakin the Pines in the Holler Mike Seeger 2:00
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105
Weary Lonesome Blues Mike Seeger 2:30
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106
White Oak Mountain Mike Seeger 3:12
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107
I'm Crazy Over You Mike Seeger 2:16
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108
Can't Get a Letter from Home Mike Seeger 2:44
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109
Guitar Rag Mike Seeger 3:05
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110
Smoketown Strut Mike Seeger 2:54
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111
Big Kid's Barroom Mike Seeger 2:46
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Fishing Blues Mike Seeger 3:32
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113
After All Has Been Said and Done Mike Seeger 2:43
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114
Joe Lee's Tune Mike Seeger 1:56
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115
Carroll County Blues Mike Seeger 2:31
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116
Birmingham Tickle Mike Seeger 2:35
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117
Worried Blues Mike Seeger 3:45
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118
Kenny Wagner's Surrender Mike Seeger 2:48
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119
Arizona Mike Seeger 2:21
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120
Pearly Dew Mike Seeger 2:16
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Risselty Rosselty Mike Seeger 1:44
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122
Johnny Doyle Mike Seeger & Alexia Smith 4:06
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123
Black Jack David Mike Seeger & Alexia Smith 2:57
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124
John Henry Mike Seeger 3:34
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125
Buckdancer's Choice Mike Seeger 3:19
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Riley and Spencer Mike Seeger 4:24
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When This World Comes to an End Mike Seeger 2:27
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Leaning on the Everlasting Arm Mike Seeger 1:37
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