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Rough Guide To The Roots Of Country Music - From the pioneering string bands and old-time banjo maestros to country music's first superstar Jimmie Rodgers, this Rough Guide features many of the trailblazing artists who paved the way for the country music explosion to come.

Featuring the greatest names in early country music including Jimmie Rodgers, The Carter Family and Uncle Dave Macon, it's an incredibly diverse selection of tracks ranging from the old-time banjo and string bands to slide guitar pioneers and hillbilly blues. The album includes classic tracks from the the legendary Bristol sessions in 1927 - country music's big bang.

The perfect overview of the many different styles and key performers of early country music on one album with a unique insight into country music's raw and intriguing roots. The album includes many forgotten gems by artists shrouded in mystery

Rough Guide To The Roots Of Country Music

Rough Guide To The Roots Of Country Music - From the pioneering string bands and old-time banjo maestros to country music's first superstar Jimmie Rodgers, this Rough Guide features many of the trailblazing artists who paved the way for the country music explosion to come.

Featuring the greatest names in early country music including Jimmie Rodgers, The Carter Family and Uncle Dave Macon, it's an incredibly diverse selection of tracks ranging from the old-time banjo and string bands to slide guitar pioneers and hillbilly blues. The album includes classic tracks from the the legendary Bristol sessions in 1927 - country music's big bang.

The perfect overview of the many different styles and key performers of early country music on one album with a unique insight into country music's raw and intriguing roots. The album includes many forgotten gems by artists shrouded in mystery

Rough Guide To The Roots Of Country Music

605633139129

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Format: CD
Label: WMN
Rel. Date: 08/30/2019
UPC: 605633139129

Rough Guide To The Roots Of Country Music
Artist: Rough Guide To The Roots Of Country Music / Var
Format: CD
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1. Way Down the Old Plank Road - By Uncle Dave Macon ; Sam McGee
2. Leaving Home - By Charlie Poole ; the North Carolina Ramblers
3. Somewhere Down Below the Dixon Line - By Jimmie Rodgers
4. Train on the Island - By J.P. Nester
5. Sweet Sarah Blues - By Darby ; Tarlton
6. Old Rub Alcohol Blues - By Dock Boggs
7. Acorn Stomp - By East Texas Serenaders
8. The Coo Coo Bird - By Clarence Ashley
9. Wildwood Flower - By the Carter Family 1
10. The Longest Train I Ever Saw - By the Tenneva Ramblers 1
11. Ain't Nobody's Business - By Earl Johnson ; His Dixie Entertainers 1
12. Darling Cora - By B.F. Shelton 1
13. John Hardy - By Ernest V. Stoneman ; the Sweet Brothers 1
14. Chicken Roost Blues - By Cliff Carlisle 1
15. Texas Wagoner - By Eck Robertson ; Family 1
16. Got the Jake Leg Too - By Ray Brothers 1
17. Stack-O-Lee - By Fruit Jar Guzzlers 1
18. Sleepy Desert - By Wilmer Watts ; the Lonely Eagles 1
19. It Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo' - By Gid Tanner ; His Skillet Lickers 2
20. Curly Headed Woman - By Burnett ; Rutherford 2
21. Cumberland Blues - By Fiddlin' Doc Roberts Trio 2
22. - 2
23. Billy in the Lowground By Lowe Stokes 2
24. - 2
25. The Orphan Girl By Buell Kazee 2
26. - 2
27. Leake County Blues By Leake County Revelers 2
28. - 2
29. Gonna Swing on the Golden Gate - By Fiddlin' John Carson and His Virginia Reelers

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Rough Guide To The Roots Of Country Music - From the pioneering string bands and old-time banjo maestros to country music's first superstar Jimmie Rodgers, this Rough Guide features many of the trailblazing artists who paved the way for the country music explosion to come.

Featuring the greatest names in early country music including Jimmie Rodgers, The Carter Family and Uncle Dave Macon, it's an incredibly diverse selection of tracks ranging from the old-time banjo and string bands to slide guitar pioneers and hillbilly blues. The album includes classic tracks from the the legendary Bristol sessions in 1927 - country music's big bang.

The perfect overview of the many different styles and key performers of early country music on one album with a unique insight into country music's raw and intriguing roots. The album includes many forgotten gems by artists shrouded in mystery

Rough Guide To The Roots Of Country Music

        
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