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Milk 'Em in the Evening Blues

The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith
Milk 'Em in the Evening Blues

The McGee Brothers, Sam (1894–1975) and Kirk (1899–1983), played as a musical duo for 50 years beginning in the mid-1920s. Steeped in the tradition of “old-time” string band music, Sam, on guitar, and Kirk, on banjo and fiddle, were joined in the 1930s with Arthur Smith on fiddle and banjo to form the Dixieliners. The McGees enjoyed a resurgence during the folk music revival of the late 1950s and early 1960s. During this period, musician Mike Seeger (The New Lost City Ramblers) reunited the McGees with Smith and in 1968 recorded their first album together. This is their only recording as a trio.

Track Listing

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Single-Footing Horse The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 1:37
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Widow Haley The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 2:01
103
Charming Bill The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 2:13
104
Milk Cow Blues The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 2:41
105
Memphis Blues The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 1:06
106
Boogie The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 1:07
107
Amos Johnson Rag The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 1:47
108
Red Wing The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 2:05
109
Under the Double Eagle The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 1:34
110
Don't Let Your Deal Go Down The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 3:02
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Evening Shade The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 2:11
112
Pig at Home in the Pen The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 2:18
113
Peacock Rag The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 2:02
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Milk 'Em in the Evening Blues The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 2:46
202
Late Last Night The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 2:23
203
Keep a Light in Your Window The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 2:01
204
Uncle Buddy The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 1:30
205
Lafayette The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 1:33
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Drummer Boy The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 2:25
207
Easy Rider The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 2:37
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Chinese Breakdown The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 2:28
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Dance All Night With a Bottle in Your Hand The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 2:32
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Whistling Rufus The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 1:33
211
Sally Johnson The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 2:18
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I've Had a Big Time Tonight The McGee Brothers and Arthur Smith 1:50

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