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All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
This is in effect a sampler of Arhoolie's country-related catalog, with cuts from sixteen different releases. It 's country of the old-timey and early honky-tonk flavor, not of the produced country-pop sort, though that's not a drawback. Highlights include the Maddox Brothers & Rose's raucous "George's Playhouse Boogie," the Carter Family's "Hello Stranger" from a 1939 radio broadcast, the Strange Creek Singers' "No Never No" with Alice Gerrard and Hazel Dickens duetting on vocals, and Toni Brown's "You Turned Your Back," a lost modern hillbilly classic of sorts and also the rarest cut, previously issued on an Arhoolie 45 single. Otherwise, this may be too ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Richie Unterberger
This is in effect a sampler of Arhoolie's country-related catalog, with cuts from sixteen different releases. It 's country of the old-timey and early honky-tonk flavor, not of the produced country-pop sort, though that's not a drawback. Highlights include the Maddox Brothers & Rose's raucous "George's Playhouse Boogie," the Carter Family's "Hello Stranger" from a 1939 radio broadcast, the Strange Creek Singers' "No Never No" with Alice Gerrard and Hazel Dickens duetting on vocals, and Toni Brown's "You Turned Your Back," a lost modern hillbilly classic of sorts and also the rarest cut, previously issued on an Arhoolie 45 single. Otherwise, this may be too old-timey/Appalachian in nature for those with modern country tastes, including selections by Del McCoury, J.E Mainer, the Any Old Time String Band, and many others.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/20/1998
  • Label: Arhoolie Records
  • UPC: 096297011027
  • Catalog Number: 110
  • Sales rank: 272,968

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Single Girl (2:09)
  2. 2 No Never No (4:09)
  3. 3 Run Mountain (2:52)
  4. 4 Spanish Fandango (1:23)
  5. 5 Eight Thirty Blues (2:09)
  6. 6 Hey, Hey Bartender (2:38)
  7. 7 Sam McGee Stomp (2:04)
  8. 8 Old Dan Tucker (2:20)
  9. 9 You Turned Your Back (2:17)
  10. 10 Carroll County Blues (3:18)
  11. 11 George's Playhouse Boogie - The Maddox Brothers & Rose (2:44)
  12. 12 John Barleycorn (2:11)
  13. 13 Blackland Farmer (3:48)
  14. 14 Turkey Buzzard/Chinquapin Hunting (2:46)
  15. 15 Hello Stranger (2:08)
  16. 16 Bogue Chito Fling Ding - The Hodges Brothers (1:56)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Del McCoury Track Performer
The Maddox Brothers & Rose Track Performer
Hazel Dickens Vocals, Track Performer
Kenny Baker Track Performer
Armstrong Twins Track Performer
J.E. Mainer Track Performer
Toni Brown Track Performer
Snuffy Jenkins Track Performer
Any Old Time String Band Track Performer
Vern Williams Mandolin, Vocal Harmony
Sam McGee Track Performer
Bill Neely Track Performer
A.P. Carter Track Performer
Alice Gerrard Vocals, Track Performer
Rose Maddox Vocals, Track Performer
Strange Creek Singers Track Performer
Suzy Thompson Track Performer
The Hodges Brothers Track Performer
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