Jody Stecher | Oh the Wind and Rain

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Oh the Wind and Rain

by Jody Stecher

Winner of the 1999 AFIM Indie Award for "Best Traditional Folk Recording" by a masterful balladeer and instrumentalist.
Genre: Folk: Traditional Folk
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1. John Detroy
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2. Old Bangum
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3. Gypsy Davy
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5:11 album only
4. Edmund and Emily
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10:06 album only
5. Little Johnny Sailed from London
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3:25 album only
6. Oh the Wind and Rain
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8:51 album only
7. Young Rapoleon
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8. Lowlands of Holland
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9. Rhinordine
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10. Lord Leitrim
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11. Barbary Ellen
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Album Notes
Two-time Grammy-nominated artist Jody Stecher makes his Appleseed debut with the 1999 release of "Oh The Wind and Rain," a stunning collection of ballads from the British Isles and Appalachia, all done in Jody's inimitable style.

Stecher is one of America's musical treasures, an innovator and masterful interpreter of old-time country, bluegrass, folk and traditional music, equally accomplished on guitar, banjo, fiddle and mandolin, and possessor of an achingly expressive singing voice.

Standout tracks on Stecher's first solo recording since 1977 include a rollicking "Gypsy Davy," an a cappella performance of "Rhinordine," a searing version of "Barbary Allen," and a gorgeous, reinvented remake of his own classic "Oh The Wind and Rain" (made popular by Jerry Garcia), this time played on oud and mandolin. Fans of traditional music on both sides of the ocean will delight in this superb new recording.

Special guests Hank Bradley (fiddle), Larry Hanks(bass vocals), and Kate Brislin (banjo) bring musical spark to these remarkable tales of love and malice. Above all is Jody's remarkable voice, which shines as one of the finest examples of traditional singing we've ever heard. This is an album Jody wanted to make for more than 20 years, and it's certainly been worth the wait.


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pino italy

Great artist,great music
Martin Carthy it know traditional music very well, write in the back cover of this CD of Jody stecher:''I think that Jody Stecher is one of the very great singers alive today''.I they are of agreement with Martin.Jody Stecher is a great artist.The traditional music if played good(that one in this CD is played much good)is not easy to listen,but after to listened to this CD come wants to listen to it once again.Listen to believe.