Saturday, April 17, 2021

The Dixon Brothers ~ A Blessing to People (2012)

A VERY special thanks to Armin in Germany for this.
 
Title: A Blessing to People
Year: 2012
Label: Bear Family Records
Source: CD
# of tracks: 121 (4 CDs)

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Uncle Dave Macon ~ Keep My Skillet Good and Greasy (2004)

A VERY special thanks to Armin in Germany for this. Disc 10 is a DVD with clips of the musical numbers from Republic Pictures' 1940 film "Grand Ole Opry". I have included each title as a separate MP4 video in the "Disc 10" folder.
 
Title: Keep My Skillet Good and Greasy
Year: 2004
Label: Bear Family Records
Source: CD/DVD
# of tracks: 256 (including video tracks, 10 discs)

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Glenn Ohrlin ~ The Wild Buckaroo (1983)

 
Title: The Wild Buckaroo
Year: 1983
Label: Rounder Records
Source: Vinyl (Restored for my personal listening. Sound quality grade: A+.)
# of tracks: 18

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Glenn Ohrlin ~ Cowboy Songs (1974)

More folk than country, but this is one of my favorite cowboy singers of all time. He was the real deal.

Title: Cowboy Songs
Year: 1974
Label: Philo Records
Source: Vinyl (Restored for my personal listening. Sound quality grade: B+.)
# of tracks: 18
 
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Bascom Lamar Lunsford ~ Minstrel of the Appalachians (1957)

NOTE: This is from an extremely rare Japanese CD reissue released after the Fantasy label acquired the Riverside catalogue.
 
Title: Minstrel of the Appalachians
Year: 1957
Label: Riverside Records (P-Vine Records)
Source: CD
# of tracks: 14

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Bascom Lamar Lunsford ~ Smoky Mountain Ballads (1953)


Title: Smoky Mountain Ballads
Year: 1953
Label: Folkways Records
Source: CD
# of tracks: 8

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Asher Sizemore & Little Jimmie ~ Mountain Ballads and Old Hymns (1966)

These tracks are taken from radio transcriptions. This popular father and son duo only made a handful of commercial recordings which are seldom heard, but they were extremely popular over radio.
 
Title: Mountain Ballads and Old Hymns
Year: 1966
Label: Decca Records
Source: Vinyl (Restored for my personal listening. Sound quality grade: A-. Re-channeled to original mono.)
# of tracks: 12

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Helen Carter ~ The Helen Carter Collection (1998)

Two albums ... the first is her album from 1978 (the audio quality of those tracks on this CD is poor, so I have my vinyl transfer of it I will be posting soon) and the second is her very rare album from around 1991.
 
Title: The Helen Carter Collection
Year: 1998
Label: Old Homestead Records
Source: CD
# of tracks: 23

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Lulu Belle & Scotty ~ Have I Told You Lately (That I Love You)/Snickers & Tender Memories (1998)

Two albums ... First released in 1974 and the other in 1986.
 
Title: Have I Told You Lately (That I Love You)/Snickers & Tender Memories
Year: 1998
Label: Old Homestead Records
Source: CD
# of tracks: 22

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Big Slim The Lone Cowboy ~ Sunny Side of the Mountain: Early Recordings, 1936-1949 (1986)


Title: Sunny Side of the Mountain: Early Recordings (1936-1949)
Year: 1986
Label: Old Homestead Records
Source: Vinyl (Restored for my personal listening. Sound quality grade: A-,)
# of tracks: 14

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A Chat with Country Music Artist Doc Williams


 For those who are interested, here's a half hour interview with Doc Williams I recently discovered on YouTube.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The Girls of the Golden West ~ Selected Recordings: 1933-1938 (1978)


Title: Selected Recordings (1933-1938)
Year: 1978
Label: Sonyatone Records
Source: Vinyl (Restored for my personal listening. Sound quality grade: A+.)
# of tracks: 16

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Monday, April 12, 2021

Doc Williams ~ Daddy's Little Angel (1971)


Title: Daddy's Little Angel
Year: 1971
Label: Wheeling Records
Source: Vinyl (Restored for my personal listening. Sound quality grade: A-.)
# of tracks: 11

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Saturday, April 10, 2021

The Girls of the Golden West ~ Songs of the West (2008)

Posting this because this CD is so rare. The audio quality of the CD itself is not good.
 
Title: Songs of the West
Year: 2008
Label: Old Homestead Records
Source: CD
# of tracks: 27

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Friday, April 2, 2021

Jimmy Driftwood ~ I Hear Your People Singing (1978)


Title: I Hear Your People Singing
Year:1978
Label: Rackensack Records
Source: Vinyl (Restored for my personal listening. Sound quality grade: B-.)
# of tracks: 13

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The Carter Family ~ The Carter Family In Texas, Volume 3: Gospel Songs (1978)

From Border Radio transcriptions. This series of albums on Old Homestead is one of a just a handful of things by the Carter Family I do not currently own copies of aside from this volume. If you'd like to see the others posted, please feel free to leave a donation with your request for these albums as an attached message.
 
Title: The Carter Family In Texas, Volume 3: Gospel Songs
Year: 1978
Label: Old Homestead Records
Source: Vinyl (Restored for my personal listening. Sound quality grade: B+.)
# of tracks: 21

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