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Ragtime #2: The Country- Mandolins, Fiddles, and Guitars

Various Artists
Ragtime #2: The Country- Mandolins, Fiddles, and Guitars

This collection features country ragtime from 1917 to 1935—a genre that mixes the syncopation of African-American rhythms with the melodic structure of European dance music. As these recordings demonstrate, musicians created different mixtures of these elements: some rags sound more like the blues, while others are closer to European quadrilles.

Track Listing

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Dallas Rag The Dallas String Band 2:55
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102
No Use Workin' So Hard The Carolina Tar Heels 3:09
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103
Old Weary Blues Jesse Young's Tennessee Band 3:10
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104
Atlanta Rag Cow Cow Davenport 3:09
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105
Hungry Man's Scuffle Walter Roland and Lucille Bogan 2:47
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106
Downtown Blues Frank Stokes 3:13
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107
They Go Wild Simply Wild Over Me The Leake County Revelers 2:59
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201
Hale's Rag Theron Hale & Daughters 2:49
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202
Laughing Rag Sam Moore and Horace Davis 2:45
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203
Lindy The Proximity String Quartet 2:57
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204
Kansas City Dog Walk Charlie Turner 2:59
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205
Ozark Rag The East Texas Serenaders 3:09
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206
Dill Pickles Rag The Kessinger Brothers 3:17
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207
Rag Mama Rag Blind Boy Fuller, Gary Davis, and Bull City Red 3:07

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