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40 Classics: Old Time Mountain Music

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Rural Rhythm's 40 Classics: Old Time Mountain Music is really a "two-fer" collecting J.E. Mainer & His Mountaineers' 1967 albums Old Time Mountain Music and More Old Time Mountain Music. Fiddler Mainer and his Mountaineers were one of the more popular string bands of the 1930s, blending classic old-time country and gospel-tinged bluegrass into an Appalachian stew that the music community ate up like hotcakes. The recordings featured here are not from the group's heydays, but the improved late-'60s production makes for a smoother listen, bringing to mind early recordings by the Dillards and late-era Bill Monroe.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Rural Rhythm's 40 Classics: Old Time Mountain Music is really a "two-fer" collecting J.E. Mainer & His Mountaineers' 1967 albums Old Time Mountain Music and More Old Time Mountain Music. Fiddler Mainer and his Mountaineers were one of the more popular string bands of the 1930s, blending classic old-time country and gospel-tinged bluegrass into an Appalachian stew that the music community ate up like hotcakes. The recordings featured here are not from the group's heydays, but the improved late-'60s production makes for a smoother listen, bringing to mind early recordings by the Dillards and late-era Bill Monroe.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/28/2007
  • Label: Rural Rhythm
  • UPC: 732351103221
  • Catalog Number: 1032
  • Sales rank: 129,675

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Watermelon on the Vine - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:04)
  2. 2 Hoop It Up Liza Jane - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:59)
  3. 3 Sweet Sunny South - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:05)
  4. 4 Shoot the Turkey Buzzard - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:01)
  5. 5 Oh! Those Tombs - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:40)
  6. 6 Kenny Wagner - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:20)
  7. 7 Run Mountain - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:01)
  8. 8 Rock That Cradle, Lucy - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:56)
  9. 9 Don't Go out Tonight Little Darlin' - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:23)
  10. 10 Granny Kickin' Up Her Heels - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:24)
  11. 11 Johnson's Old Grey Mule - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:23)
  12. 12 Ticklish David - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:13)
  13. 13 Stayed in the Wagon Yard - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:01)
  14. 14 Gettin' There Rabbit - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:58)
  15. 15 City on Mt. Zion - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:37)
  16. 16 Don't Cry Honey - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:58)
  17. 17 Dance Around Molly - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (0:52)
  18. 18 Taby Let Your Hair Hang Down - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:31)
  19. 19 Me and My Gal - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:05)
  20. 20 Jim Boy's Breakdown - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:20)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Jolly Blacksmith - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:57)
  2. 2 Hop Along Peter - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:14)
  3. 3 Mainer's Blues - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:56)
  4. 4 Shout Lula - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:45)
  5. 5 Wildwood Flower - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:29)
  6. 6 Down the Old Plank Road - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:47)
  7. 7 Keep My Skillet Good and Greasy - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:01)
  8. 8 Forty Years Ago - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:10)
  9. 9 Glass Number One - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:58)
  10. 10 Railroad Bill - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:52)
  11. 11 Blue Ridge Breakdown - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:09)
  12. 12 Courtin' in the Rain - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (3:30)
  13. 13 Old Hen Sitting in a Chimmy Jamb - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:06)
  14. 14 Donkey on the Track - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:20)
  15. 15 Adam and Eve in the Garden - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (3:00)
  16. 16 Get Away Old Man - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:31)
  17. 17 Jay Goose Is Dead - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:35)
  18. 18 Climbing Up the Mountain - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (1:46)
  19. 19 Goodbye Little Bonnie - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:02)
  20. 20 Hand Me Down My Peg and Awl - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers (2:08)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
J.E. Mainer Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Colin Escott Liner Notes
Sam Passamano Jr. Reissue Producer
Steve Hoffman Mastering
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