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Going Down to Raleigh: Stringband Music in the North Carolina Piedmont 1976-1998

by Various Artists

This collection includes 48 tracks highlighting some of the very best old-time, regional Piedmont stringband music and musicians from Central North Carolina.
Genre: Folk: Traditional Folk
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1. Twinkle Little Star Lauchlin Shaw, Glenn Glass & Fred Olson
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2. Hook And Line Joe Thompson & Odell Thompson
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3. Boatman's Song Marvin Gaster, Rich Hartness, Beth Hartness & Harry Gaster
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4. Cindy Wade Yates & Marvin Gaster
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5. Railroad Jack Jones & A.C. Overton
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6. Chapel Hill Serenade Virgil Craven & Fred Olson
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7. Whistling Rufus Smith McInnis & A.C. Overton
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8. Georgia Buck Joe Thompson & Odell Thompson
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9. House Carpenter A.C. Overton & Gerry Overton
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10. Mississippi Sawyer Leonard Eubanks, A.C. Overton & Wayne Martin
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11. Girl I Left Behind Me Lauchlin Shaw, A.C. Overton & Fred Olson
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12. Fishers Hornpipe Smith McInnis & Wayne Martin
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13. The Old Doctor Fell in the Well Marvin Gaster
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14. My Blue Ridge Mountain Home Fred Olson & Lauchlin Shaw
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15. Rooster and the Hen Wade Yates
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16. Money, Marbles and Chalk Evelyn Shaw, Lauchlin Shaw, A.C. Overton & Wayne Martin
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17. Putting On Airs Smith McInnis & Marvin Gaster
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18. Chickens Crowing at Midnight Marvin Gaster, Rich Hartness, Beth Hartness & Harry Gaster
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19. Sally with the Run-Down Shoes Lauchlin Shaw & A.C. Overton
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20. She'll be Coming Around the Mountain Wade Yates & Marvin Gaster
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21. Light in the Window Jack Jones & A.C. Overton
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22. Forty Acres and a Mule Smith McInnis
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23. Arkansas Traveler Wayne Martin, Lauchlin Shaw & A.C. Overton
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24. Hop Light Ladies Virgil Craven, Lauchlin Shaw, Glen Glass & Fred Olson
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25. Pumpkin Pie Joe Thompson & Odell Thompson
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26. Dancing Ladies Lauchlin Shaw, A.C. Overton & Wayne Martin
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27. Old Corn Liquor Joe Thompson & Odell Thompson
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28. Sundown Marvin Gaster
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29. I'm Going Down to Town Jack Jones & A.C. Overton
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30. Tom Sessoms' Tune Smith McInnis & Wayne Martin
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31. Golden Slippers Wade Yates & Marvin Gaster
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32. Silver Bells Lauchlin Shaw, Glenn Glass & Fred Olson
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33. Power in the Blood/Washed in the Blood A.C. Overton & Gerry Overton
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34. Forked Deer Virgil Craven & Fred Olson
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35. Leather Britches Wayne Martin, Lauchlin Shaw & A.C. Overton
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36. Riro's House Joe Thompson & Odell Thompson
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37. Kiss Me Waltz Marvin Gaster, Rich Hartness, Beth Hartness & Harry Gaster
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38. Ricketts Hornpipe Lauchlin Shaw, A.C. Overton & Wayne Martin
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39. John Henry Leonard Eubanks, A.C. Overton & Wayne Martin
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40. Mr. Catfish Marvin Gaster & Robert Mitchener
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41. Chicken Reel Lauchlin Shaw & Fred Olson
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42. Mississippi Sawyer Smith McInnis & Marvin Gaster
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43. Back to the War Jack Jones & A.C. Overton
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44. Flat Rock Virgil Craven, Glenn Glass & Fred Olson
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45. Pipers Hornpipe Smith McInnis & A.C. Overton
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46. Lights in the Valley Joe Thompson & Odell Thompson
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47. Bully of the Town Lauchlin Shaw & A.C. Overton
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48. Rye Straw Marvin Gaster, Rich Hartness, Beth Hartness & Harry Gaster
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
The richness of musical traditions of the eastern and central North Carolina Piedmont comes into sharper focus when these musicians are heard together. Fiddle and banjo music have long established histories in the region, as evident from the particular tunes played, the instrumental and singing styles employed, and from the stories about where and how the pieces were learned. Going Down to Raleigh

Titled "Going Down to Raleigh: Stringband Music in the North Carolina Piedmont 1976-1998," the two-disc anthology CD is a collection of field recordings that highlight the distinctive music traditions of the Piedmont region, including fiddlers, banjo players and other instrumentalists and singers who learned their music from family and friends. The anthology includes full liner notes and documentary photos of the musicians. It was produced by Wayne Martin and sponsored by PineCone with funding support from NC Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. Listen to preview recordings from the CD.

Musicians featured in the collection are: Virgil Craven, Lauchlin Shaw, A.C. Overton, Leonard Eubanks, Marvin Gaster, Beth Hartness, Rich Hartness, Jack Jones, Smith McInnis, Robert Mitchener, Fred Olson, Gerry Overton, Evelyn Shaw, Joe Thompson, Odell Thompson, Wade Yates, Glen Glass and Wayne Martin. These artists were recorded in the field by Bob Carlin, Barry Poss, and Wayne Martin.

Martin, one of PineCone's original founders who is now the Folklife Director at the North Carolina Arts Council, said, "Discovering these musicians in the Piedmont who were under the radar screen prompted us to create PineCone so that more of our citizens would start to know our heritage." Martin grew up in North Carolina but was unfamiliar with the Piedmont's musical heritage in middle and high school. In the early 1970s he became acquainted with some of the musicians he later documented. "It was fiddlers and banjo players from this area who provided the inspiration for me to make recordings and later to help create PineCone."

Learn more at http://www.pinecone.org.


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