Stomp

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All Music Guide - Ken Dryden
Good music never stands still and that includes bluegrass. This duo effort by mandolinists Mike Compton and David Long builds upon the tradition of Bill Monroe's music, yet they both of these accomplished pickers add their own distinctive modern touches to some of the favorites associated with the late legend. Monroe's "Evening Prayer Blues" is a virtuoso performance by the two men, yet they're able to shift gears and play a traditional favorite like "Mississippi Bound" with Compton switching to guitar complete with harmony vocals. They preface their rapid-fire, intricate "Centipede Hop" by explaining that they independently wrote very similar melodies then combined their ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ken Dryden
Good music never stands still and that includes bluegrass. This duo effort by mandolinists Mike Compton and David Long builds upon the tradition of Bill Monroe's music, yet they both of these accomplished pickers add their own distinctive modern touches to some of the favorites associated with the late legend. Monroe's "Evening Prayer Blues" is a virtuoso performance by the two men, yet they're able to shift gears and play a traditional favorite like "Mississippi Bound" with Compton switching to guitar complete with harmony vocals. They preface their rapid-fire, intricate "Centipede Hop" by explaining that they independently wrote very similar melodies then combined their individual efforts. Each man also fairs well on individual unaccompanied tracks, revealing why they both impressed producer and mandolin master David Grisman. The unlisted bonus song that follows "Tanyards" is a blazing alternate take of the gospel tune "Standing on Jesus," as opposed to the more leisurely master take included earlier on the CD.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/7/2006
  • Label: Acoustic Disc
  • UPC: 715949106323
  • Catalog Number: 63
  • Sales rank: 399,801

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Evening Prayer Blues - David Long (4:43)
  2. 2 Mississippi Bound - David Long (2:47)
  3. 3 Ashland Breakdown - David Long (2:37)
  4. 4 Every Humble Knee Must Bow - David Long (2:55)
  5. 5 Old Mountaineer - David Long (3:20)
  6. 6 Big Indian Blues - David Long (4:41)
  7. 7 The Old Ark's a Movin' - David Long (3:59)
  8. 8 January Nightmare - David Long (2:38)
  9. 9 Stomp - David Long (2:56)
  10. 10 How You Want It Done? - David Long (4:12)
  11. 11 Vicksburg Stomp - David Long (2:04)
  12. 12 Centipede Hop - David Long (2:55)
  13. 13 Standing on Jesus - David Long (2:49)
  14. 14 Black's Run - David Long (2:44)
  15. 15 Sweet Lizzie - David Long (2:35)
  16. 16 Prison Blues - David Long (5:36)
  17. 17 Tanyards - David Long (6:26)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mike Compton Primary Artist, Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals, Soloist, Octave Mandola
Technical Credits
Mike Compton Liner Notes
David Grisman Producer, Engineer, Audio Production
Craig Miller Executive Producer
Paul Stubblebine Mastering
Traditional Composer
Brian Holderman Cover Design
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