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Old Love Songs & Ballads from the Big Laurel, North Carolina

Various Artists
Old Love Songs & Ballads from the Big Laurel, North Carolina

Compiled from field recordings made in 1963, this album offers a view of musical life in the Laurel River region of North Carolina, where dances and "workings"—days of common labor followed by evenings of merriment—were once common. Anecdotes in the liner notes from the singers bring the world of Big Laurel to life.

Track Listing

101
Pretty Saro (Pretty Sara) Cas Wallin 3:01
102
Fine Sally Cas Wallin 2:17
103
Juba Lee Wallin 0:43
104
Neighbor Girl Lee Wallin 2:14
105
Soldier Traveling From the North Dillard Chandler 3:26
106
The Sailor Being Tired Dillard Chandler 3:08
107
Hick's Farewell Dillard Chandler 4:00
108
In Zepo Town Lisha Shelton 3:24
109
Don't You Remember Lisha Shelton 2:39
201
Awake, Awake Dillard Chandler 4:16
202
Mathie Groves Dillard Chandler 6:14
203
Love Has Brought Me to Despair Berzilla Wallin 2:50
204
Johnny Doyle Berzilla Wallin 3:59
205
Conversation With Death Berzilla Wallin 5:26

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