Songs from the Mountain

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All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Songs from the Mountain is a CD inspired by author Charles Frazier's Cold Mountain at 1999's MerleFest, and backed by an all-star band of bluegrass musicians like Tim O'Brien, Dirk Powell and John Herrmann.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Songs from the Mountain is a CD inspired by author Charles Frazier's Cold Mountain at 1999's MerleFest, and backed by an all-star band of bluegrass musicians like Tim O'Brien, Dirk Powell and John Herrmann.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/9/2002
  • Label: Sugarhill
  • UPC: 015891395227
  • Catalog Number: 3952
  • Sales rank: 59,235

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Mountain Air/Washington's March/Bonaparte's Retreat - John Herrmann (5:02)
  2. 2 Cluck Old Hen - John Herrmann (2:03)
  3. 3 Raleigh and Spencer - John Herrmann (2:43)
  4. 4 The Blackest Crow - John Herrmann (3:19)
  5. 5 Stobrod's Tune - John Herrmann (2:07)
  6. 6 When I Die I'll Live Again - John Herrmann (2:18)
  7. 7 The Drunkard's Hiccups - John Herrmann (3:15)
  8. 8 Backstep Cindy - John Herrmann (2:39)
  9. 9 Wayfarin' Stranger - John Herrmann (4:24)
  10. 10 Skillet Good and Greasy - John Herrmann (2:22)
  11. 11 Mole in the Ground - John Herrmann (3:01)
  12. 12 Claire Dechutes - John Herrmann (2:56)
  13. 13 Cherokee Trail/Glory in the Meeting House - John Herrmann (2:07)
  14. 14 Bow Down - John Herrmann (2:56)
  15. 15 Lonesome John - John Herrmann (1:53)
  16. 16 Fair Margaret and Sweet William - John Herrmann (2:22)
  17. 17 Hard Times (Come Again No More) - John Herrmann (3:44)
  18. 18 Angel Band - Nick Forester (4:18)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tim O'Brien Primary Artist, Fiddle, Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals
Pete Wernick Vocals
Nick Forster Guitar
Charles Frazier Narrator
Ronnie McCoury Vocals
Mollie O'Brien Vocals
Dirk Powell Banjo, Fiddle, Piano
Charles Sawtelle Guitar
Andrea Zonn Vocals
John Herrmann Banjo, Mandolin, Vocals
Glen Zankey Vocals
Nick Forester Guitar, Track Performer
Technical Credits
Randy LeRoy Mastering
Tim O'Brien Producer
Dirk Powell Song Notes
James Tuttle Engineer
Bradley Hartman Engineer
Kit Swaggert Art Direction, Illustration Concept
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    A Companion to the Book

    It's been a long time since I read Cold Mountain. This CD uses the novel as a jumping off place to explore Appalachian music. It has a mournful old time air. Tim O'Brien is one of the most versatile folk and bluegrass practitioners around.If you like this CD, try his earlier The Crossing.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    One of the best.

    What a fine CD. Lively playing, soulful singing, and skilled arrangements. I've listened to this CD dozens of times and it never fails to please. If you have the slightest interest in Americana, or any acoustic music, buy it. I listened to a friend's copy and loved it so much I had to buy my own. You simply have to hear "Hard Times," "Blackest Crow," and "Jack of Diamonds." And if "Washington's March" and "Bonaparte's Retreat" don't make you want to get up and dance -- check your pulse.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A breath of fresh air from the Mountain

    This is the music you hear backstage at the bluegrass festivals, or in the parking lots, or in between the cottonwoods and pine trees. Stripped down, simple, and musically clean. This is music which we sort of remember from somewhere, like the scenes of home in "Cold Mountain." And who better to tell us this story than Dirk Powell, Tim O'Brien, and John Herrmann? Recommended for those who are digging deeper into grassroots musical traditions, beyond the commercial nonsense. This recording precedes "O Brother Where Art Thou" by two years, and is just as important.

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