Carolina Chocolate Drops & Joe Thompson

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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
As a band that based itself on the template of the old black string bands, the Carolina Chocolate Drops were mentored in such things by the venerable fiddler and vocalist Joe Thompson, himself a veteran of such ensembles and a direct link to the tradition, which is why this live set recorded at 2008's MerleFest is such a fun and valuable recording. The Chocolate Drops open things here with a couple of tunes, but then the band brings up Thompson, 90 years old at the time Thompson died early in 2012 at the age of 93, and together they prove that tradition and the past can come alive in the present. Banjoist Bob Carlin joins in, as well, for the final five numbers, and the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
As a band that based itself on the template of the old black string bands, the Carolina Chocolate Drops were mentored in such things by the venerable fiddler and vocalist Joe Thompson, himself a veteran of such ensembles and a direct link to the tradition, which is why this live set recorded at 2008's MerleFest is such a fun and valuable recording. The Chocolate Drops open things here with a couple of tunes, but then the band brings up Thompson, 90 years old at the time Thompson died early in 2012 at the age of 93, and together they prove that tradition and the past can come alive in the present. Banjoist Bob Carlin joins in, as well, for the final five numbers, and the whole set gives off a wonderful, refreshing and timeless energy and spirit.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/26/2009
  • Label: Music Maker
  • UPC: 601163001004
  • Catalog Number: 101

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Memphis Shakedown - The Carolina Chocolate Drops (4:09)
  2. 2 Corn Bread & Butter Beans - The Carolina Chocolate Drops (4:17)
  3. 3 Dona Got a Ramblin' Mind - The Carolina Chocolate Drops (2:22)
  4. 4 John Henry - The Carolina Chocolate Drops (3:53)
  5. 5 Old Joe Clark - The Carolina Chocolate Drops (2:38)
  6. 6 Georgia Buck - The Carolina Chocolate Drops (3:24)
  7. 7 I Shall Not Be Moved - The Carolina Chocolate Drops (2:32)
  8. 8 Old Corn Liquor - The Carolina Chocolate Drops (4:00)
  9. 9 Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad - The Carolina Chocolate Drops (3:19)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Joe Thompson Primary Artist, Fiddle, Vocals
Bob Carlin Banjo
Rhiannon Giddens Banjo, Fiddle, Kazoo, Vocals
Dom Flemons Guitar, Vocals, Jug
Sule Greg Wilson Tambourine, Vocals, Washboard, gourd, Brushes
Justin Robinson Fiddle, Vocals, Jug
Technical Credits
Joe Thompson Arranger
Traditional Composer
The Carolina Chocolate Drops Arranger
Tim Duffy Liner Notes
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