Classic Cuts: 1933-41

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Classic Cuts 1933-1941 contains 87 tracks, spread out over four CDs, tracing the earliest recordings of the Delmore Brothers. These pre-King sides highlight the initial stages of the brothers' unique vocal harmonies and early forays into blues, ballads, Appalachian folk songs, and spirituals that would later jell into country boogie by the mid-'40s. These tracks are rich in early Americana fare, as indicated by the titles: "Bury Me Out on the Prairie," "Blow Yo' Whistle Freight Train," "Careless Love Bring My Baby Back," and "Old Mountain Dew." Also emphasized is the Delmore Brothers' love of gospel material, highlighted by "Are You Marching With the Saviour," "When We Held ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Classic Cuts 1933-1941 contains 87 tracks, spread out over four CDs, tracing the earliest recordings of the Delmore Brothers. These pre-King sides highlight the initial stages of the brothers' unique vocal harmonies and early forays into blues, ballads, Appalachian folk songs, and spirituals that would later jell into country boogie by the mid-'40s. These tracks are rich in early Americana fare, as indicated by the titles: "Bury Me Out on the Prairie," "Blow Yo' Whistle Freight Train," "Careless Love Bring My Baby Back," and "Old Mountain Dew." Also emphasized is the Delmore Brothers' love of gospel material, highlighted by "Are You Marching With the Saviour," "When We Held Our Hymn Books Together," and "God Put a Rainbow in the Clouds." JSP did an admirable job remastering the tracks, providing recording dates, and separating the discs into specific areas: Chicago 1933 and New Orleans 1935; Charlotte, NC, 1936-1937; Charlotte, NC, 1937-1938 and Rocky Hill, SC, 1938-1939; and Atlanta, GA, 1940 and New York 1940-1941.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/11/2004
  • Label: Jsp Records
  • UPC: 788065772727
  • Catalog Number: 7727
  • Sales rank: 130,233

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 I Ain't Got Nowhere to Travel (3:07)
  2. 2 Smokey Mountain Bill and His Song (2:19)
  3. 3 Gonna Lay Down My Old Guitar (3:00)
  4. 4 Lonesome Yodel Blues (2:37)
  5. 5 Brown's Ferry Blues (2:44)
  6. 6 I'm Mississippi Bound (2:30)
  7. 7 I've Got the Big River Blues (3:01)
  8. 8 The Girls Don't Worry My Mind (3:10)
  9. 9 Bury Me Out on the Prairie (3:25)
  10. 10 The Frozen Girl (3:04)
  11. 11 Lonesome Jailhouse Blues (2:52)
  12. 12 Blue Railroad Train (3:00)
  13. 13 When It's Summertime in a Southern Clime (2:15)
  14. 14 Blow Yo' Whistle, Freight Train (2:52)
  15. 15 Down South (2:07)
  16. 16 Brown's Ferry Blues, Pt. 2 (2:28)
  17. 17 I Got the Kansas City Blues (3:00)
  18. 18 Alabama Lullaby (3:14)
  19. 19 The Fugitive's Lament (2:43)
  20. 20 I'm Going Away (2:41)
  21. 21 I Long to See My Mother (2:51)
  22. 22 Lorena, The Slave (2:32)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Nashville Blues (2:24)
  2. 2 The Lover's Warning (3:01)
  3. 3 I'm Worried Now (2:53)
  4. 4 Take Away This Lonesome Day (3:00)
  5. 5 Promise Me You'll Always Be Faithful (3:22)
  6. 6 Don't You See That Train (3:12)
  7. 7 It's Takin' Me Down (2:32)
  8. 8 That Yodelin' Gal -- Miss Julie (2:31)
  9. 9 I'm Gonna Change My Way (3:12)
  10. 10 Happy Hickey -- The Hobo (2:29)
  11. 11 Lonesome Yodel Blues (2:25)
  12. 12 Put Me on the Train to Carolina (3:20)
  13. 13 My Smokey Mountain Gal (2:43)
  14. 14 Take Me Back to the Range (3:34)
  15. 15 No Drunkard Can Enter There (2:34)
  16. 16 Southern Moon (2:23)
  17. 17 False Hearted Girl (2:50)
  18. 18 The Budded Rose (2:51)
  19. 19 The Blind Child (2:49)
  20. 20 Are You Marching With the Savior (2:43)
  21. 21 No One (2:33)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Lead Me (3:13)
  2. 2 I Need the Prayers of Those I Love (2:30)
  3. 3 I've Got the Railroad Blues (2:11)
  4. 4 The Weary Lonesome Blues (2:43)
  5. 5 Heavenly Light Is Shining on Me (3:00)
  6. 6 Wonderful There (2:22)
  7. 7 Singing My Troubles Away (2:31)
  8. 8 They Say It Is Sinful to Flirt (2:41)
  9. 9 Till the Roses Bloom Again (3:02)
  10. 10 When We Held Our Hymn Books Together (3:02)
  11. 11 Hi de Ho Baby Mine (3:00)
  12. 12 Goodbye Booze (2:33)
  13. 13 Careless Love (Bring My Baby Back) (2:22)
  14. 14 In That Vine Covered Chapel in the Valley (2:18)
  15. 15 The Cannon Ball (2:15)
  16. 16 15 Miles from Birmingham (2:48)
  17. 17 Where Is My Sailor Boy (3:01)
  18. 18 Just the Same Sweet Thing to Me (2:23)
  19. 19 A Better Range Is Home (2:45)
  20. 20 Don't Let My Ramblin' Bother Your Mind (2:47)
  21. 21 Wabash Blues (2:36)
  22. 22 Go Easy Mabel (2:30)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Over the Hills (2:41)
  2. 2 The Dying Truckdriver (3:10)
  3. 3 Scatterbrain Mama (2:36)
  4. 4 Happy on the Mississippi Shore (2:38)
  5. 5 Rainin' on the Mountain (2:38)
  6. 6 See That Coon in a Hickory Tree (2:36)
  7. 7 The Storms Are on the Ocean (2:39)
  8. 8 Back to Birmingham (2:40)
  9. 9 The Eastern Gate (3:19)
  10. 10 God Put a Rainbow in the Clouds (2:45)
  11. 11 There's Trouble on My Mind Today (2:25)
  12. 12 Silver Dollar (2:38)
  13. 13 Old Mountain Dew (2:34)
  14. 14 In the Blue Hills of Virginia (2:53)
  15. 15 Make Room in the Lifeboat for Me (3:00)
  16. 16 When It's Time for the Whip-Poor-Will to Sing (2:51)
  17. 17 Will You Be Lonesome Too? (3:01)
  18. 18 Broken Hearted Lover (2:50)
  19. 19 I Now Have a Bugle to Play (2:57)
  20. 20 Baby Girl (2:35)
  21. 21 Gospel Cannonball (2:27)
  22. 22 Honey I'm Ramblin' Away (2:28)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Delmore Brothers Primary Artist
Alton Delmore Guitar, Vocals
Rabon Delmore Vocals, Guitar (Tenor)
Joe Zincan String Bass
Chuck Maudlin Fiddle
Smiley O'Brien Guitar, Vocals
Technical Credits
Earl Scruggs Composer
The Delmore Brothers Composer
A.P. Carter Composer
Kurt Neumann Composer
Alton Delmore Composer
Rabon Delmore Composer
Bascom Lamar Lunsford Composer
Dave Ringle Composer
Traditional Composer
Pat Harrison Liner Notes
Bill Sprouse Jr. Composer
Fred Meinken Composer
Sam Llanas Composer
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    Great Old time Music

    If you like old time country music you will love this collection.

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