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Railroad Blues
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produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006; performed by Sam McGee, 1894-1975; in Classic Mountain Songs from Smithsonian Folkways (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 3 mins
Riding the wave of the renewed interest in traditional American music, Classic Mountain Songs From Smithsonian Folkways Recordings showcases a handful of the greatest mountain ballads as performed by some of the most influential folk singers and songwriters of the 20th century. This collection features many class...
produced by Jeff Place, fl. 1993-2006; performed by Sam McGee, 1894-1975; in Classic Mountain Songs from Smithsonian Folkways (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 2002), 3 mins
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Black Mountain Rag
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; performed by Arthur Smith, 1921-2014, Kirk McGee and Sam McGee, 1894-1975; in Close to Home: Old Time Music from Mike Seeger's Collection, 1952-1967 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 2 mins
In the 1950's and sixties musician-collector Mike Seeger, inspired by the great folksong collectors of the 1930's, visited traditional musicians of the rural South. This is his handpicked selection of the recordings made during those visits. Included in the 38 selections are previously unreleased recordings by t...
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009; performed by Arthur Smith, 1921-2014, Kirk McGee and Sam McGee, 1894-1975; in Close to Home: Old Time Music from Mike Seeger's Collection, 1952-1967 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1997), 2 mins
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Look! Who's Here: Old Timers of the Grand Ole Opry
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produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1964), 45 mins
A chance meeting with Uncle Dave Macon and a great deal of talent brought Sam and Kirk McGee first to Macon's act and then to the first broadcasts of the Grand Ole Opry radio show. On this 1957 recording, Arthur Smith plays fiddle, Sam picks the banjo, and Kirk backs them on guitar.
produced by Mike Seeger, 1933-2009 (Folkways Records, 1964), 45 mins
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I've Got the Mourning Blues
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performed by Sam McGee, 1894-1975; in Uncle Dave Macon (Folkways Records, 1963), 3 mins
Charismatic banjo player and singer Uncle Dave Macon was one of the early stars of the Grand Ole Opry and recorded hundreds of songs on 78rpm. His music won him fans aplenty, and this reissue of 14 sides brings Uncle Dave's humor and earthiness to audiences old and young.
performed by Sam McGee, 1894-1975; in Uncle Dave Macon (Folkways Records, 1963), 3 mins
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