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A LIST OF BANJO RECORDINGS
IN THE ARCHIVE OF FOLK CULTURE
Acquired Through 1978

Compiled by: Robert Clayton (original 1978 version) and Greg C. Adams (2003 revision)
Series Editor: Archive of Folk Culture


For additional information about Archive of Folk Culture collections, contact the Folklife Reading Room. To request copies, see our webpages regarding audio materials and photographic materials. Please refer to the AFC and/or AFS numbers when requesting information. All indications of time duration listed in this finding aid are estimates.

NOTE: This Finding Aid only describes banjo recordings received as of 1978.


Joseph Aiken
Recorded at Rougemont, North Carolina, Durham County, by Alan Jabbour, May 31, 1966.
AFS 13,033

A1. Black-Eyed Daisy
A2. John Henry
A3. Somebody Stole My Old Big Dog
A4. Way Over Rocky Mountain
A5. Jesse James
A6. Cindy
A7. Soldier's Joy
A8. Liza Jane (picking)
A9. Liza Jane ("knocking")
A12. Georgia Buck
A13. Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad


Andy Anderson (with Otis Thompson, fiddle; Van Andrew Thompson, guitar and vocals)
Recorded at Rocky Point Community, Buchanan, Virginia, by Tom Carter, May 11, 1974.
AFS 18,688

1. Song (unknown title) ["similar to 'Hungry Hash House,' or 'Log Cabin on the Plain.'"]
2. Little Indians
3. Twinkle Little Star Waltz
4. Over the Waves Waltz
5. Today I Started Loving You Again
6. Tiptoe Through the Tulips
7. Yes, Sir, She's My Baby
8. Cotton Fields
9. Green Mountain Polka
10. Mississippi Sawyer
11. Pretty Little Daisy
12. Round Town Gals
13. Lewenburg
14. West Virginia Blues

AFS 18,689
1. Down Yonder
2. Greenbriar Polka
3. Flop-Eared Mule
4. Brown Jug
5. Unknown title ("an Earl Scruggs tune")
6. Shortnin' Bread
7. Carrol County Blues
8. Leather Breeches
9. Love Letters in the Sand
10. Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia
11. Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor
12. Sugar Foot Rag


Enogh Anderson
Recorded at Grant, Virginia, Grayson County (near Troutdale), by Tom Carter, February 1, 1974.
AFS 18,554

1. Pretty Polly
2. Maggie
3. Boil Them Cabbage Down
4. Cripple Creek
5. Untitled Song
6. Old Joe Clark
7. John Hardy
8. Groundhog
9. Pretty Polly
10. Foggy Mountain Top
11. Jimmy Sutton
12. Cumberland Gap
13. Going Across the Rocky Mountains
14. Cumberland Gap
15. Going Across the Rocky Mountains
16. Train 45 (twice)
17. Cluck Old Hen
18. "A blues" (Frankie & Albert)
19. Careless Love
20. Old 97

AFS 18,555
1. Fly Around, My Pretty Little Miss
2. Love Somebody (Soldier's Joy)
3. Ain't a-Going to Rain No More
4. Sugar Hill
5. Old 97
6. Arkansas Traveler
7. ? "sort of like 'Golden Slippers,' but it's not nice"
8. Mississippi Sawyer
9. Fly Around, My Pretty Little Miss
10. Maggie
11. Boil Them Cabbage Down
12. Old Joe Clark
13. Cripple Creek
14. Sourwood Mountain


Ethel Arp
Recorded at Culberson, North Carolina, by Peter Hoover, May 16, 1964.
AFS 15,070

A8. Maggie
A9. Cripple Creek
A10. Barbara Allen
A11. The Little Mohee
A12. Sourwood Mountain
A13. Roll On, Baby
A14. Prettiest Gal I Ever Seen
A15. Green Valley Waltz
A16. Cumberland Gap
A17. John Henry
A18. Old 97
A19. Soldier's Joy
A20. Mother's Got a Home
A21. Tempi, Let Your Bangs Hang Down
A22. Bonaparte's Retreat
A23. Bonaparte's Retreat
A24. Leather Britches (Green Corn)
A25. Green Back
A26. I Wish I was Single Again
A27. Wildwood Flower
A28. ? March
A29. Prettiest Flowers Ever Bloomed
A30. Darling Nellie Gray


M. Asher
Recorded at Hyden, Kentucky, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, October 1937.
AFS 1516

B1. Rocky Island
B2. Cotton Eyed Joe
B3. Hand Me Down My Old White Hat

AFS 1517
A3. Callahan
B3. Times is Gettin' Hard

AFS 1519
B2. Buck Creek Girls
B3. Hook an' Line
B4. I Wish to the Lord I'd Never Been Born

AFS 1520
A2. Shortenin' Bread
B1. High Chicken Roost
B2. Cripple Creek


Thomas "Cap" Ayers
Recorded at Meadows of Dan, Virginia, by Tom Carter, December 26, 1973
AFS 18,614

1. Going Across the Mountains (or: Make Me Down a Pallet)
2. Mississippi Sawyers
3. Turkey in the Mountain
4. Susanna Gal


William C. Bailey
Recorded at Bull Creek, West Virginia, by Walter M. Michael, January 30, 1968.
AFS 13,719

1. House Carpenter
2. Darlin' Cory
3. Mathew 24
4. Ellen Smith
5. Dark Rollin' Tide
6. Old 97
7. John Hardy
8. Titanic
9. John Henry
10. Fly All Around, My Pretty Little Girl
11. Ain't Goin' to Work Tomorrow
12. Jessie James
13. Born Kind Mister
14. Train Runs Right (900 Miles)
15. Stagger Lee
16. Darlin' Cory (again)
17. Shoutin' Lulu
18. Dear Johnnie
19. Fly All Around (again)
20. Casey Jones
21. This World's Not My Own
22. Ellen Smith (again)
23. Knoxville Girl
24. Maple on the hill
25. Ground Hog
26. Were You There When They Crucified My Lord?
27. Sittin' on Top of the World
28. My Horses Is not Hungry (Wagoner's Lad)
29. New River Train
30. Shoo Fly on the Wall
31. In the Pines
32. Shadie Let Your Hair Roll Down
33. Little Drop of Rain
34. Dear Johnny (again)


E.C. Ball (with his string band)
Recorded at Galax, Virginia, by John A. and Bess Lomax, October, 1937.
AFS 1348

B1. Soldier's Joy
B2. Honeysuckle Blues
B3. Hungry Hash Bones


Leonard Bartlett (with Schubert Brown, fiddle; Lee Boone, Leonard Bartlett, banjos; Howard Bartlett, guitar)
Recorded at Asheville, North Carolina, by Kenneth S. Goldstein, c1952-1957.
AFS 14,769

A1. Sally Ann (2 takes)
A2. John Henry
A3. Cindy
A4. Soldier's Joy
A5. Old 97


Walter Van Bass (with James Brown, Jr., vocals; Ned Hugh Bass, guitar)
Recorded at Caruja Ranch, Kenansville, Florida, by Carita Doggett Corse and Robert Cornwall, July, 1940.
AFS 3898

A1. Hurricane
B1. Pastime Annie


Justis Begley
Recorded at Hazard, Kentucky, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, October, 1937.
AFS 1512
A2&B. Lady Margaret and Sweet William

AFS 1529
B2. Hornpipe [Mississippi Sawyer]

AFS 1530
A&B1. Golden Willow Tree
B2. Run, Banjo

AFS 1531
A1. I've Been All Around This World

AFS 1532
A1. Betty Jane
A2&B. Wreck on the Somerset Road

AFS 1533
A1. The Roving Boy
A2. Sally Goodin
A3. Hook and Line
B1. Fare You Well, My Blue-Eyed Girl


Joe Blackard (with the Shelor Family, or, Dad Blackard's Moonshiners: Claris Blackard Shelor, piano, tenor vocals; Jesse and Phyrus Shelor, fiddles)
Recorded at Bristol, Tennessee, by Victor, 1927.
AFS 18,619

1. Susanna Gal
2. Sandy River Belles
3. Big Bend Gal
4. Billy Grimes the Rover


E. M. Blevins
Recorded at home of Alan Jabbour, Washington, D.C., by Alan Jabbour, January 5, 1973. Blevins is originally from Jefferson, North Carolina, Ashe County.
AFS 15,401

A1. Cindy
A2. Arkansas Traveler
A3. Sally Ann
A4. Mississippi Sawyer
A5. Shakin' Down the Acorns
A6. Kitty Clyde
A7. Unnamed (like Shoo Fly)
A8. Fireball Mail
A9. Cluck Old Hen (2 takes)
A10. Goin' Down Town
A11. Old Joe Clark
A12. Yellow Bumble Bee (2 takes)
A13. Cindy (again)


Haywood Blevins
Recorded at Baywood, Virginia, by Peter Hoover, August 25, 1961.
AFS 15,064

A1. Cripple Creek


Jont Blevins
Recorded at White Top Mountain, Virginia, Grayson County, by Blanton Owen with Matt Cliett, December 14, 1973.
AFS 18,562

1. Johnson Boys
2. Soldier's Joy
3. Ramblin' Hobo
4. Cluck Old Hen
5. Cripple Creek
6. John Hardy
7. Sourwood Mountain
8. Reuben
9. Cluck Old Hen
10. Ellen Smith
11. Groundhog
12. Cumberland Gap
13. Honey Babe (Sugar Babe)

Recorded at White Top Mountain, Virginia, Grayson County, by Blanton Owen, March 26, 1974.
AFS 18,563

1. Cluck Old Hen
2. Cripple Creek
3. Sourwood Mountain
4. Ramblin' Hobo
5. Casey Jones
6. Old Molly Hair
7. Old Jimmy Sutton
8. Train 45 (2 takes)
9. Shortening Bread
10. Rambling Hobo (again)
11. Johnson Boys

AFS 18,564
1. Soldier's Joy
2. Johnson Boys
3. Old 97
4. Cluck Old Hen
5. Ground Hog
6. Cumberland Gap
7. Reuben


Scott Boatwright
Recorded near Coeburn, Virginia, by Mike Seeger, January 2, 1969.
AFS 13,718

A1. Lonesome John
A2. Old Christmas
A3. Unnamed tune
A4. Prentiss
A5. Coal Creek March


Lee Boone (see Leonard Bartlett, above)


Ted Boyd (with Delmar Pendleton, fiddle; Calvin Pendleton, banjo, on cut 10; unknown guitar)
Recorded at Woolwine, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter, May 26, 1974
AFS 18,612

1. Whoa Mule
2. Mississippi Sawyer
3. Sally Ann
4. Chinese Breakdown
5. Old Joe Clark
6. White House Blues
7. Green Mountain Polka
8. Cluck Old Hen
9. Green Mountain Polka (again)
10. Old Molly Hare

(with Delmar Pendleton, fiddle; two guitarists and an additional bluegrass banjo)
Recorded at Meadows of Dan, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, May 18, 1974.
AFS 18,654

1. Whoa, Mule
2. Mississippi Sawyer
3. Sally Ann
4. Soldier's Joy
5. Tommy Love
6. Sweet Sixteen
7. Going Down the Road Feelin' Bad
8. Chinese Breakdown
9. Susanna Gal

(with Charlie Woods, fiddle)
Recorded at Ferrum, Virginia, by Tom Carter, July 27, 1974.
AFS 18,699

4. Richmond
5. Din-ee-o (2 takes)
7. Pallet on the Floor
8. Sandy River Belles
9. Din-ee-o (again)


Smith Brown
Recorded at West Liberty, Kentucky, by Peter Hoover, August 23, 1963.
AFS 15,067

B1. John Hardy
B2. Lost John
B3. Katie
B4. Old Joe Clark

15,068
A1. The C & O
A2. Old Reuben
A3. Ol' Cheyenne
A4. Cumberland Gap
A5. John Henry
A6. Hook n' Line
A7. Fare You Well (Shady Grove)
A8. Rovin' Gambler


Luther Bryant
Recorded at Troutville, Virginia, by Mike Seeger, January 5, 1969.
AFS 13,718

A40. Spanish Fandango
B1. House Carpenter
B2. Peg Leg Johnnie (or Pete)
B3. Cluck Old Hen
B4. Katy Cline
B5. Georgia Buck
B6. John Henry
B7. "Won't You Come and Go"
B8. Monkey and a Dog, Turtle and a Frog
B9. Jesse James and Frank
B10. Goin' Down that Road Feeling Bad
B11. Soldier's Joy
B12. Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane
B13. Old Joe Clark
B14. Turkey in the Straw
B15. Cripple Creek (plays in two styles)
B16. Cruel War (variant)
B17. House Carpenter (again)
B18. Sally Ann
B19. [?] Girls, Won't You Come Out Tonight?
B20. Silver Threads Among the Gold
B21. Three Night Drunk
B22. Who Broke the Lock on the Hen House Door?

AFS 13,718
B23. Nobody's Business
B24. Red River Valley
B25. Unnamed tune
B26. Log Cabin in the Lane
B27. Don't Let Your Deal Go Down
B28. Casey Jones
B29. Old 97
B30. Arkansas Traveller
B31. Would You Care If...
B32. Soldier's Joy
B33. White House Blues
B34. Ground Hog
B35. Unnamed instrumental
B36. Hipple Creek (sic)
B37. Worried Man Blues
B38. Go Tell Aunt Nancy
B39. Chinese Breakdown
B40. Red Wing
B41. Coming Round the Mountain


Booth Campbell
Recorded at Cane Hill, Arkansas, by Vance Randolph, December 25, 1941.
AFS 5371

B1. The Indian Hunter
B2. Lone Rock by the Sea
B3. Lone Rock by the Sea

AFS 5372
A1.Come Gang Awa'
A2. Banjo Solo ("[Booth] doesn't know the name of this piece, but says it's an old ma-zook-ky (mazurka, no doubt).")
A3. "An old banjo jig"
B1. Banjo tune (unnamed)
B2. The Song of Songs
B3. Juanita

AFS 5373
A1. The Creation
A2. The Creation
A3. Susannah
B1. In the Dell Where the Brooklet Flows
B2. I'm Dying for Someone to Love Me
B3. Old Virginny

(with Lon Jordan, guitar)
Recorded at Farmington, Arkansas, by Vance Randolph, February 5, 1942.
AFS 5405

B2. Mistress McCloud's Jig
B3. Mississippi Sawyer and Old Molly Hare (with Lon Jordan, guitar)


John Canoe (with "group of young men with banjo and guitar")
Recorded at New Bight, Cat Island, Bahamas by Alan Lomax and Mary Barnicle, July, 1935.
AFS 393

A&B. Sentence to Jail in December


Maurice Carden
Recorded at West Durham, North Carolina, by Alan Jabbour, October 18, 1965.
AFS 13,031

B11. John Hardy
B12. Old Nigger Ned


Stuart Elius Carrico
Recorded at his home in Independence, Virginia, by Blanton Owen, January 17, 1974.
AFS 18,560

1. Arkansas Traveller
2. Sally Ann
3. Sourwood Mountain
4. Roll On, Buddy
5. Sally Ann
6. Wilson Clog
7. John Henry
8. Chilly Winds
9. Streamlined Cannonball
10. Casey Jones
11. Old 97
12. Maggie
13. Holliding (2 takes)
14. Western Country
15. Section Boss (Walking Boss)

AFS 18,561
1. George Collins
2. She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain
3. Johnson Boys (twice)
4. Cluck Old Hen
5. Roll On, Buddy
6. John Hardy
7. Alabama Gals
8. Reuben
9. Cumberland Gap
10. Reuben (again)
11. Cumberland Gap (again)
12. Hand Me Down My Walking Cane
16. John Henry
17. Unnamed original song


Bert Caudill (with Joe Caudill, fiddle; Fay Waggoner, guitar)
Recorded at Twin Oaks, North Carolina, Allegheny County, by Tom Carter, January 21, 1973.
AFS 18,474

19. Sally Ann
20. Walking in the Parlor


Clel Caudill
Recorded at his home, near Edmonds, North Carolina, Allegheny County, by Blanton Owen, April 8, 1974.
AFS 18,479

5. Sally Ann
6. County Jail
7. Holliding
8. Molly Put the Kettle On
10. Soldier's Joy


Huston Carl Caudill
Recorded at his home, Sparta, North Carolina, by Blanton Owen, January 4, 1974.
AFS 18,483

1. Old 97
2. Holliding
3. Sally Ann
4. Holliding
5. June Apple
6. Old Joe Clark (twice)
7. Pretty Little Girl (twice)
8. Little Maggie
9. Ellen Smith
10. John Hardy (twice)
11. Round-Town Girls


James Spencer Caudill
Recorded at his home, Baywood, Virginia, Grayson County, by Blanton Owen, March 21, 1974.
AFS 18,476

1. Reuben (2 takes)
2. Georgia Buck

AFS 18,477
1. Reuben
2. Holliding
3. Sally Ann
4. Sally Ann (again)
5. Holliding (again)
6. Sugar Babe (?)
7. Georgia Buck


Bob "Bossie" Clark
Recorded at Prestonburg, KY, by Margaret Mayo, September, 1946.
AFS 8491

A1. Frankie
A2. Schottische
A3. Burang's Hornpipe

AFS 8487
A1. Darling Nellie Gray
A2. Pretty Polly
B1. Cluck Old Hen
B2. Old Reuben


Joe and Clarence Cloud (banjo and fiddle)
Recorded at Odanah, Wisconsin, by Alan Lomax, October, 1938.
AFS 2469

A1. Unnamed tune composed by Joe Cloud
A2. Unnamed tune composed by Joe Cloud
B1. Squaw Dance
B2. Squaw Dance

AFS 2470
A1. Unnamed tune composed by Joe Cloud
A2. White River Two-Step
B1. Red River Jig
B2. Unnamed tune composed by Joe Cloud


Willard Clower (with Ivan Weddle, fiddle; George Slusher, harmonica; Freeman Slusher and Glenn Wilson, guitars)
Recorded at Floyd, Virginia, Floyd County, by Tom Carter, December 15, 1973.
AFS 18,659

1. Just Because
2. Long-Tongued Woman
3. Soldier's Joy
4. Too Young to Marry
5. Don't Let Your Deal Go Down
6. The Lynchburg Deal (or Blues)
7. Honeysuckle Blues (or Rag)
8. White House Blues
9. Sally Goodin
10. Sweet Sunny South
11. John Henry
12. Weeping Willow
13. Flying Cloud
14. Dance All Night With a Bottle in Your Hand
15. Golden Slippers

AFS 18,660
1. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
2. Over the Waves
3. Wednesday Night Waltz
10. I Don't Love Nobody
11. When You and I Were Young, Maggie
12. Home Brew Rag
13. Home Sweet Home
14. Budded Roses
16. Richmond

(with Ivan Weddle, fiddle)
Recorded at Floyd, Virginia, Floyd County, by Tom Carter, December 15, 1973.
AFS 18,660

4. Cluck Old Hen
5. Sourwood Mountain
6. Cluck Old Hen (again)
15. Rich Mountain

Recorded at Floyd, Virginia, Floyd County, by Tom Carter, March 28, 1974.
AFS 18,661

1. Soldier's Joy (twice)
2. Long Tongue Woman
3. Flop-Eared Mule
4. Don't Let Your Deal Go Down
5. Richmond or Green Mountain Polka (twice)
6. Old Joe Clark
7. Sourwood Mountain
8. John Hardy
9. John Henry
10. Sally Goodin
11. Georgia Buck
12. Cluck Old Hen
13. Unnamed song
14. Natural Bridge Blues

(with Ivan Weddle, fiddle)
Recorded at Floyd, Virginia, Floyd County, by Tom Carter, March 28, 1974.
AFS 18,662

1. White House Blues
2. Walking In My Sleep
3. Bill Bailey
4. Paddy on the Turnpike
5. Lost Indian
6. Round Town Girls
7. Golden Slippers
8. The Old Spinning Wheel
9. Sally Ann
10. Arkansas Traveler
11. Lonesome Road Blues
12. Turkey in the Straw (twice)
13. Fourteen Days in Georgia


Fred Cockerham (with Tommy Jarrell, fiddle)
Recorded at his home in Low Gap, North Carolina, by Blanton Owen, December 20, 1969.
AFS 14,161

A1. Breaking Up Christmas
A2. Policeman
A3. Breaking Up Christmas (again)
A4. John Henry
A5. Reuben
A6. John Brown's Dream
A7. Let Me Fall
A8. Little Satchel
B1. Cumberland Gap (banjo solo)
B2. Frankie and Johnny

Recorded at his home, Belews Creek (Forsythe), North Carolina, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, February 15, 1974.
AFS 18,583

1. Roustabout (Kyle Creed version)
2. Roustabout (Fred Cockerham version)
3. Jimmy Sutton
4. Whoa Mule
5. Fortune
6. Careless Love
7. Sugar Hill (twice)
8. Fall On My Knees
9. Sally Ann
10. Long Steel Rail
11. Reuben

AFS 18,584
1. Reuben
2. Cumberland Gap
3. Frankie Baker
4. Little Satchel
5. Pretty Little Girl
6. Pretty Polly
7. Wild Bill Jones
8. Lonesome Road Blues
9. Going Across the Ocean

AFS 18,586
6. Ducks on the Millpond
7. Roving Gambler
8. Tempe Let Your Bangs Down
9. Roving Cowboy
10. Mississippi Sawyers

(with Tommy Jarrell, fiddle)
Recorded at Mount Airy, North Carolina, Surry County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, March 10, 1974.
AFS 18,587

1. Let Me Fall
2. Cluck Old Hen
3. Sourwood Mountain
4. Poor Ellen Smith
5. Big Eyed Rabbit
6. John Hardy
7. Sweet Sunny South
8. Little Bunch of Keys
9. Sally Ann
10. Sally Ann ("old way")
11. Step Back Cindy
12. Step Back Cindy ("old way")
13. Turkey in the Straw (banjo solo)
14. Susanna Gal

(with Tommy Jarrell, fiddle [cut 3 and so on])
Recorded at Mount Airy, North Carolina, Surry County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, March 10, 1974
AFS 18,588

1. Roustabout (2 versions) (banjo solo)
3. Tempe, Roll Down Your Bangs
4. Fortune
5. New River Train
6. Soldier's Joy
7. The Old Spinning Wheel (banjo solo)

(with Tommy Jarrell, fiddle; Ernest East, fiddle; Scotty East and Mack Snow, guitars; Blanton Owen, banjo)
Recorded at Pine Ridge, North Carolina, Surry County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, April 10, 1974.
AFS 18,589

1. Breaking Up Christmas
2. John Brown's Dream
3. Train 45
4. Chilly Winds

(with Tommy Jarrell and Ernest East, fiddle; Mac Snow and Scotty East, guitars)
Recorded at Pine Ridge, North Carolina, Surry County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, March 10, 1974.
AFS 18,590

3. Breaking Up Christmas
4. Cluck Old Hen
5. John Brown's Dream
6. Cotton-Eyed Joe
7. John Hardy
8. When Sorrows Encompass Me Round


Grover Cockram (with Marvin Cockram, guitar)
Recorded at Meadows of Dan, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter, May 13, 1974.
AFS 18,617

1. Cripple Creek
2. Susanna Gal
4. Saro
5. Coon Dog (twice)
7. Stillhouse
8. Who, Mule
12. Old Joe Clark (banjo solo)

Recorded at Meadows of Dan, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, May 18, 1974, at the Meadows of Dan Concert.
AFS 18,651

3. Cripple Creek
4. Saro
5. Susanna Gal
6. Stillhouse

Recorded at Meadows of Dan, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter, July 15, 1974.
AFS 18,697

7. Stillhouse (3 takes)
10. Susanna Gal


Hammie Davis Cockram
Recorded at Meadows of Dan, Virginia, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, February 4, 1974.
AFS 18,618

1. Cripple Creek
2. John Hardy
3. Ground Hog
4. Shady Grove
5. Saro


O. L. Coffey
Recorded at Blowing Rock, North Carolina, by John A. Lomax and Dr. Frank C. Brown, July 1936.
AFS 850

A. Careless Love
B1. Fly Around, My Pretty Little Miss
B2. Applejack
B3. Old Joe Clark
B4. I Want to Go to Piney

Recorded at Blowing Rock, North Carolina, by John A. Lomax, July 1936.
AFS 855

B1. Goin' Down the Mobile Line
B2. Stay All Night an' Don't Go Home
B3. Sherman's March


William Moses "Mose" Coffman (with Burl Hammons, fiddle, Pete Bachman, guitar)
Recorded at Buckeye, West Virginia, by Dwight Diller, October 24, 1970.
AFS 14,483

21. Unidentified tune

AFS 14,484
20. Unidentified tune
21. Rueben's Train
22. Unidentified tune

Recorded at Lewisburg, West Virginia, by Alan Jabbour, August 7, 1972.
AFS 15,087

17. Black-Eyed Susie
18. Beaver's Dam
20. I Love Somebody

(with Burl Hammons, fiddle)
Recorded at Buckeye, West Virginia, by Carl Fleischhauer and Dwight Diller, October 24, 1970.
AFS 15,531

3/23. Rocky Mountain Goat
3/24. Forked Deer

(with Pete Bachman, guitar; Burl Hammons, fiddle; Pete Bachman or Carl Fleischhauer, guitar)
AFS 15,532
4/17. Sourwood Mountain
4/20. Soldier's Joy
4/21. Reuben's Train
4/22. Hog-Eyed Man (?)

Recorded at possibly Hillsboro, West Virginia, by Carl Fleischhauer, September 30, 1971.
AFS 15,545
17/5. Sourwood Mountain
17/6. Muddy Road
17/7. Muddy Road (again)
17/8. ?
17/9. Cripple Creek


Fred Colby (with band on cut A5&B1)
Recorded at the National Folk Festival in Washington, D.C., by the U.S. Recording Company, May 1938.
AFS 9832

A4. There was an Old Man Who Lived in the West (variation of, Devil and the Farmer's Wife)
A5 & B1. Square Dancing and Calling

AFS 9833
B5. Soldier's Joy


Calvin Cole (with Dan Tate, vocals; Jackson Quesinberry, vocals; Lonnie Cole, fiddle)
Recorded at Fancy Gap, Virginia, by Fletcher Collins, November, 1941.
AFS 6489

A1. Kitty Cline
A2. Kitty Cline
B1. Cindy
B2. Turkey in the Mountain

Recorded at Fancy Gap, Virginia, by Peter Hoover, August 18, 1960.
AFS 15,060

B1. Pretty Little Girl
B2. Cripple Creek
B3. Old Sally Brown
B4. Cider (Stillhouse)
B5. Liza Jane
B6. Sally Ann
B7. Turkey in the Mountain
B8. Lonesome Road
B9. Molly, Put the Kettle On
B10. Western Country
B11. Katy Cline
B12. Soldier's Joy
B13. Cumberland Gap
B14. Sourwood Mountain
B15. Cluck Old Hen
B16. John Henry
B17. Quit That Ticklin' Me (variation of Sally Ann)
B18. Cindy
B19. Groundhog
B20. New River Train
B21. Sugar Hill
B22. Round the Mountain
B23. Lonesome Road Blues
B24. Sweet Sunny South
B25. The Roving Gambler
B26. Handsome Molly
B27. Little Brown Jug
B28. Little Maggie
B29. Shoot That Rabbit Down
B30. Breakin' Up Christmas
B31. Lonesome Road Blues (chording)
B32. Cripple Creek (chording)

Recorded at Fancy Gap, Virginia, Carroll County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, March 13, 1974.
AFS 18,518

1. Turkey in the Mountain
2. Cousin Sally Brown
3. Cousin Sally Brown (again)
4. Quit that Ticklin' Me
5. Stillhouse
7. Old Molly Hare
8. Casey Jones
9. Lonesome Road
10. Liza Jane
11. Sally Ann
13. Western Country
14. Pretty Little Gal
15. Roundtown Gals
16. Lynchburg Town
17. Big-Eyed Rabbit

(with William Marshall, fiddle; Howard Hall, second banjo; Blanton Owen, guitar)
Recorded at the home of William Marshall, near Hillsville, Virginia, Carroll County, by Blanton Owen, May 16, 1974.
AFS 18,525

1. Sourwood Mountain
2. Breaking Up Christmas
3. John Henry
4. Sally Ann
5. Round Town Gals
6. Pig in a Pen
7. John Hardy
8. Pretty Little Girl
9. Lonesome Road Blues
10. Trouble in Mind
11. Train on the Island
12. Cluck Old Hen
13. Sugar in the Gourd
14. Boil Them Cabbage Down

AFS 18,526
1. Ain't Going to Work Tomorrow
2. Molly Put the Kettle On
3. Balck-Eyed Susie
4. Back-Step Cindy (Holliding)
5. Saro
6. Casey Jones
7. Arkansas Traveller
8. Mole in the Ground
9. Lonesome Road
10. Sally Ann
11. Old 97
12. Old Molly Hare
13. Kitty Clyde
14. Free a Little Bird

AFS 18,527
1. Skip to My Lou
2. Cumberland Gap
3. Sandy River Belles
4. Cacklin' Hen
5. Cumberland Gap
7. What a Friend We Have in Jesus
8. Black-Eyed Girl
9. Old Joe Clark
10. Carroll County Breakdown
11. Pike County Breakdown
12. Rubber Dolly
13. Fireball Mail
14. Wish I was a Single Girl Again

(with Abe Horton, fiddle; Jake Lewis, guitar)
Recorded at home of Abe Horton, Fancy Gap, Virginia, Carroll County, by Abe Horton, 1969 or 1970 (dubbed by Blanton Owen on May 9, 1974)
AFS 18,536

1. Grey Eagle
2. Bill Cheatam
3. John Henry
4. Pretty Little Girl
5. Lonesome Road Blues
6. Goldrush
7. Unnamed tune (familiar song)
8. Sally Goodin
9. Unnamed tune (Bill Monroe tune)
10. Cindy
11. Don't Let Your Deal Go Down
12. Unnamed tune
13. Cumberland Gap
14. Put My Little Shoes Away

(with William Marshall, fiddle; Abe Horton, fiddle; Jake Lewis, guitar)
AFS 18,537

1. Lost Indian
2. Eight of January
3. Unnamed tune (new tune)
4. Unnamed tune (a blues)
5. Carroll County Blues
6. Lost Train Blues
7. Walking in My Sleep
8. Cumberland Gap
9. Cacklin' Hen
10. Sally Goodin
11. Cripple Creek
12. Pretty Little Girl
13. John Hardy
14. Unnamed tune (song tune)
15. Bill Cheatham
16. Breaking Up Christmas
17. Unnamed tune

(with Abe Horton, fiddle; Jake Lewis, guitar)
Recorded at home of Abe Horton, Fancy Gap, Virginia, Carroll County, by Abe Horton, circa 1970 with other tunes ranging from circa 1969-1973 (dubbed by Blanton Owen on May 9, 1974).
AFS 18,538

16. Sally Ann
17. Susanna Gal
18. Walking in the Parlor
19. Ragtime Annie

(with Abe Horton, fiddle; Jake Lewis, guitar Howard Hall, banjo)
Recorded at home of Abe Horton, Fancy Gap, Virginia, Carroll County, by Abe Horton, circa 1970 (dubbed by Blanton Owen on May 9, 1974).
AFS 18,539

1. Cripple Creek
2. Lost Indian
3. Balckeyed Susie
4. Ain't Going to Rain Tomorrow
5. Soldier's Joy
6. Mole in the Ground
7. Molly Put the Kettle On (Jumps into number 8)
8. Old Molly Hare
9. Ida Red
10. Stillhouse
11. Sally Ann
12. Cawey Jones
13. Old 97
14. Roving Gambler
15. Lonesome Road Blues
16. Unnamed tune (like Sugar Hill)
17. You Ain't Talking to Me


Samuel Henry Connors
Recorded at Copper Hill, Virginia, Floyd County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, February 18, 1974.
AFS 18,664

2. Cotton-Eyed Joe
3. Black-Eyed Susie
4. Ellen Smith
5. Pretty Polly


William Alonzo "Lonnie" Corsbie (with Harlan Coble, fiddle)
Recorded near Kimesville, North Carolina, Guilford County, by Alan Jabbour, November 18, 1966
AFS 13,036

A1. Bile Them Cabbage Down
A2. Log Cabin
A3. Sweet By and By
A5. Black-Eyed Daisy
B8. Jim Crow
B9. Soldier's Joy
B10. Magpie
B57. Flop-Eared Mule
B58. Weepin' Willow Tree
B59. Mississippi Sawyer
B60. Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad
B61. Magpie (again)

(with Alan Jabbour, fiddle)
Recorded near Kimesville, North Carolina, Guilford County, by Alan Jabbour, April 1, 1967
AFS 13,037

A28. Shortnin' Bread
A29. Green Fields of America
A30. Magpie
A31. Jenny Lind Polka
A36. Bonnie Blue Flag
A37. Unnamed tune
A38. Unnamed tune

Recorded near Kimesville, Virginia, Guilford County, by Eric Olson, October 12, 1968.
AFS 14,157

A1. Flop-Eared Mule
A2. Green Fields of America
A3. Lonesome Road Blues
A4. Red River Valley
A5. Turkey in the Straw
A6. Magpie
A7. Golden Slippers
A8. Red Wing
A9. Cindy
A10. Cider (Stillhouse)
A11. Bile Them Cabbage Down
A12. Jenny Lind Polka
A13. Hopty's Goat
A14. Cauliflower
A15. Unnamed tune
A16. Bury Me Beneath the Willow
A17. Darling Cloe
B1. Life's Railway to Heaven
B2. In the Sweet Bye and Bye
B3. Stars in My Crown
B4. Haste to the Wedding
B5. Soldier's Joy
B6. The Bonnie Blue Flag
B7. Fisher's Hornpipe

Recorded near Kimesville, Virginia, Guilford County, by Alan Jabbour, April 1, 1967
AFS 14,292

A13. Shortnin' Bread
A14. Green Fields of America
A15. Magpie
A16. Jenny Lind Polka
A20. Stomp the Devil's Eyes Out
A21. Bonnie Blue Flag
A22. Chapel Hill Serenade
A23. Morning Star


Kyle Creed (with Tom Carter, guitar)
Recorded at Coleman Community (near Galax), Virginia, Carroll County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, February 4, 1974.
AFS 18,598

9. Roustabout
10. Did You Ever See the Devil, Uncle Joe?
11. Ducks in the Millpond
12. Ducks in the Millpond (again)
13. Fall on My Knees
14. Did You Ever See the Devil, Uncle Joe? (again)
15. Soldier's Joy
16. Sail Away Ladies
17. Sail Away Ladies (again)
18. John Brown's Dream
19. Pretty Little Girl
20. Round Town Gals
21. Round Town Gals (again)


Pearl Elizabeth Trent Creed (with Blanton Owen, banjo, cut 3)
Recorded at her home, Independence, Virgina, by Blanton Owen, January 1, 1974.
AFS 18,557

1. Cripple Creek
2. Cluck Old Hen
3. John Henry
4. Don't Let My Donna Catch You
5. Kitty Clyde
6. Holliding
7. Sally Ann
8. Old 97
9. Molly Put the Kettle On
12. Holliding (again)
13. When I Make My Last Move


Rufus Crisp (with F. M. Howell, fiddle)
Recorded at Allen, Kentucky, by Stuart Jamieson, Margot Mayo, and Freyda Simon, September, 1946.
AFS 8474

A1. Square dance tune (no title)
B1. Trouble on My Mind
B2. Square dance tune (no title)

AFS 8475
A1. Old Joe Clark
A2. Sourwood Mountain
A3. Square dance tunes
B1. Goin' Down Town
B2. Square dance tunes

AFS 8476
A1. Blue-Eyed Gal
B1. Soldier's Joy
B2. Hook and Line

AFS 8477

A1. Do, Little Bobby
A2. Blue Goose
B1. Walking in the Parlor

AFS 8478

A1. Black-Eyed Susie
A2. Fox Chase
A3. Sally Goodin
B1. I'm Gonna Eat at the Table
B2. Uncloudy Day

AFS 8479
A1. Started for the Kingdom
A2. If I Would Be Living When Jesus Came
B1. Brush Ye Fork of John's Creek
B2. Prettiest Little Gal on Sunday

Recorded at Prestonsburg, Kentucky, by Stuart Jamieson, Margot Mayo, and Freyda Simon, September, 1946.
AFS 8492

A1. Shady Grove
B1. Lone Cow Trail
B2. All Around the Mountain

AFS 8493
A1. Oh, My Dearest Jimmie
A2. Blue Goose
B1. Single Girl

Recorded at Allen, Kentucky, by Stuart Jamieson, Margot Mayo, and Freyda Simon, September, 1946.
AFS 8495

A1. Brighter Day
B1. Boatman Dance
B2. Fall, Fall Build Me a Boat

AFS 8496
A1. London Bridge
A2. Chinkapin
B1. Sourwood Mountain

AFS 8497
A1. Born and Raised in Boston
B1. Ellen Smith

AFS 8498
A1. Ball and Chain
B1. Bunker Hill

AFS 8498I
A1. Big Railroad
A2. Big John Henry
B1. Do, Little Bobby, Do

AFS 8499
A1. Crazy Love
B1. What Shall We Do With the Baby?

AFS 8520
B1. Nigger Lu

AFS 8524
B1. Discussion about banjo and "Trouble on my Mind."

AFS 8525
A1. All 'Round the Mountain
B1. Short Life

AFS 8526
A1. Going Downtown
B1. Free Little Bird

AFS 8527
B1. I'm Going Home to Die No More

AFS 8529
A1. We're Travelling Home
B1. Old Corn Likker

AFS 8530
A1. Cripple Creek
A2. Sourwood Mountain
B1. Soldier's Joy
B2. Old Joe Clark

AFS 8536
A1. Steel Drivin' John Henry
B1. Rambling Boy

AFS 8538
A1. Trouble On My Mind
B1. If He's Gone, Let Him Go

AFS 8539
A1. Cripple Creek
B1. Roll On, John

AFS 8540
A1. Trouble On My Mind
B1. Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad

AFS 8540I
A1. Roving Gambler
B1. Blue-Eyed Girl

AFS 8541
A1. You Caused Me to Ramble
B1. I'll Never Get Drunk No More

AFS 8542
A1. Walk Light, Ladies
B1. Come Ye Fair and Handsome Ladies

AFS 8543
A1. Georgia
A2. Blue Goose
B1. Wake Up, Little Carrie

AFS 8544
A1. Shake Hands With Mother Again
B1. Rockey Hill
B2. Old Hen Cackled

AFS 8545
A1. I Won't Marry at All
A2. Democrat
B1. See That Nigger Show
B2. Ida Red

AFS 8546
A1. Lonesome Valley
B1. Hear the Low Wind Sweeping

AFS 8547
A1. Old Sal Skinner
A2. Nigger with a Barlow Knife
B1. Maria
B2. Run, Nigger, Run

AFS 8548
A1. Walking in the Parlor
A2. Uncle Dave Built Him a Mill
B1. Shout Little Lulie
B2. Shout Little Lulie (with double thumb)

AFS 8548I
A1. Sourwood Mountain
A2. Do, Little Bobby
A3. Shoo Fly
B1. London Bridge
B2. Chickapin

AFS 8549
A1. Shady Grove
A2. Misbehaving 4th String
B1. Cumberland Gap
B2. Brighter Day


Clovest Crotts (with Bobby Crotts, guitar)
Recorded at the home of Clovest Crotts, Cana, Virginia, by Peter Hoover, May 10, 1962.
AFS 15,067

A13. Little Maggie
A14. Stillhouse
A15. Soldier's Joy
A16. Old Ruben
A17. Sugar Baby
A18. Old Cumberland Gap
A19. John Henry
A20. Old True Love
A21. Sally Ann
A22. Molly Put the Kettle On
A23. Lonesome Road Blues
A24. Black-Eyed Susie
A25. The Arknsas Traveller


Dan (Danlovich) Dagget (with Ward Jarvin, fiddle; JH (?), guitar)
Recorded near Guysville, Ohio, by Bob Bohl (on a cassette recorder), September 1, 1973 (later dubbed by Carl Fleischhauer [n.d.]).
AFS 17,016

A10. Girl I Left Behind Me
A14. Bill Cheatham
A15. Salt River
A16. Sugarfoot Rag
A18. Jimmy Johnson (?)
A20. Soldier's Joy
B1. Arkansas Traveller
B2. Unnamed tune
B15. Unnamed tune
B16. Unnamed tune
B19. Did You Ever See the Devil, Uncle Joe?
B20. Unnamed tune
B22. Old Joe Clark (incomplete)


Frank Dalton (with Tom Carter, fiddle)
Recorded at Meadows of Dan, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, October 20, 1973.
AFS 18,615

1. Old Joe Clark
2. Sweet Sunny South
4. John Hardy
5. Frosty Morning
6. Frosty Morning (again)
7. Cluck Old Hen
8. Cluck Old Hen (again)
9. Sourwood Mountain
10. Cripple Creek
11. Shortning Bread
12. Frankie
14. Hop Light Ladies
16. Hop Light Ladies (again)
17. Rich Mountain
19. Cumberland Gap
20. Reuben
21. Little Brown Jug
22. Soldier's Joy
23. Sandy River Belles (incomplete)

(with Tom Carter, guitar)
Recorded at Meadows of Dan, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter, March 14, 1974.
AFS 18,616

1. Cripple Creek
2. Sweet Sunny South
3. Cluck Old Hen
4. John Hardy
5. Saro
6. Shortning Bread
7. Rich Mountain
8. Hop Light, Ladies
9. Frankie and Johnny
10. Shadie Grove
11. Sandy River Belles

(with Blanton Owen, guitar)
Recorded at Meadows of Dan, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, May 18, 1974, at the Meadows of Dan Concert.
AFS 18,651

7. Shortnin' Bread
8. Hop Light Ladies

(with George Wood, autoharp)
Recorded at Meadows of Dan, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter, July 15, 1974.
AFS 18,697

1. Shortnin' Bread
2. Rich Mountain
3. Shortnin' Bread (again)
4. Hop Light Ladies
5. Hop Light Ladies (again)
6. Frankie


Sam Davis
Recorded at the 5th Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Athens College, Athens, Alabama, by Doug Crosswhite, October 2, 1971.
AFS 14,651

B23. Ruben (Bluegrass style)


Charley Debuck (with Hobart Smith, fiddle; Fred Galligher, guitar)
Recorded at Saltville, Virginia, August, 1942.
AFS 6727

A1. Walk in the Parlor
A2. Rocky Mountain
A3. Cluck, Old Hen
A4. Cripple Creek
B1. John Hardy
B2. Little Brown Jug
B3. What Did the Buzzard Say to the Crow
B4. Cindy
B5. Drunkard's Hiccups


D.L. Dillingham (with A.J. Means, fiddle; J.W. Means, piano)
Recorded at Austin, Texas, by John A. Lomax, February, 1936.
AFS 623

A1. Dusty Miller
A2. Rickett's Hornpipe

Recorded at Austin, Texas, by John A. Lomax, November, 1935.
AFS 537

A1. Diamond Joe
B1. Fiddle tune
B3. Soda Gal

(with [?] Hudson, fiddle; [?] Cox, guitar)
Recorded at Austin, Texas, by John A. Lomax, October, 1936.
AFS 665

A1. Go on, Little Dogies
A2. Wagoner

(with [?] fiddle; [?] guitar)
Recorded at Llano, Texas, by John A. Lomax, January, 1937.
AFS 901

A1. Breakdown (with calling)


Charles Dingus
Recorded at Martin, Kentucky, by Stuart Jamieson, Margot Mayo, and Freyda Simon, September, 1946.
AFS 8532

A1. Sourwood Mountain
A2. Waltz
A3. Shortning Bread
A4. Shortning Bread (again)


Clyde P. (Dooney) Dodson
Recorded at his summer house, Speedwell, Virginia, Wyth County, by Blanton Owen, May 16, 1974.
AFS 18,559

1. Mississippi Sawyer
2. Lost All My Money But a Two Dollar Bill
3. Soldier's Joy
4. Danville
5. Old Molly Hair
7. "Made-up tune"
8. Blue and the Grey
10. Sally Ann
11. Old Molly Hair (short)
12. Boating Up Sandy (twice)
13. Round Town Girls
14. (Old Folks at Home?)
15. "Made-up tune"


Iver Edwards (with the Wildcats: John Rector, fiddle; Robert Catron, guitar; Kelly Lundy, bass)
Recorded at Galax, Virginia, by John A. and Bess Lomax, October, 1937.
AFS 1349

A1. Sunny Home in Dixie
A2. Flop-Eared Mule

AFS 1352
A1. Fun's All Over
B1. Fun's All Over
B3. Fortune


Ben Eldridge (with John Duffey, mandolin; Mike Auldrich, dobro; John Starling, guitar; Tom Gray, bass)
Recorded at the National Folk Festival, August, 1972.
AFS 17,111

1. Spanish Grass
2. If I were a Carpenter
3. Can't you hear me calling
4. Raised by the Railroad Line
5. Billy in the Lowground
6. The want of a Woman
7. Darling Cory
8. City of New Orleans
9. Sing Me Back Home
10. Hit Parade of Love
11. Fox on the Run
12. Rank Strangers


Ben Flatt (with with Canas Williams, fiddle)
Recorded at Ashland, Kentucky, by John A. Lomax, June, 1937.
AFS 1014

B1. Kitty Kline


Hollis Floyd
Recorded at the 3rd Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Athen College, Athens, Alabama, October 4, 1969.
AFS 14,165

B22. Leather Britches


Bill Foster
Recorded at the 4th Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Athens College, Athens, Alabama, October 3, 1970.
AFS 14,650

B24. Stoney Creek


Nathan Frazier (with Frank Patterson, fiddle)
Recorded at Nashville, Tennessee, by John Work, 1942.
AFS 6679

A1. Bile Them Cabbage Down
A2. Po' Black Sheep
B1. My Journey Home
B2. Old Joe
B3. Old Cow Died

AFS 6680
A1. Texas Traveler
A2. Eighth of January
B1. Indian and the Woodchuck
B2. I Would if I Could

AFS 6682
A1. Dan Tucker
A2. Corinne
B1. Leather Britches
B3. Fisher's Hornpipe


Herb Fridley
Recorded at Brandywine, West Virginia, by Howard Glasser and Dave Magram, August 28, 1966.
AFS 14,580

A1. Soldier's Joy
A2. Turkey in the Straw
A3. Spanish Two-Step
A4. Mississippi Sawyer
A5. Bully of the Town
A6. Red Apple Rag
A7. Walking in My Sleep
A8. Flop Eared Mule
A9. Down Yonder
A10. Red Wing
A11. Home Sweet Home
A12. Chinese Breakdown
A13. Cindy
A14. Golden Slippers


Mayford Garner
Recorded at Cincinnati, Ohio, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, March, 1938.
AFS 1689B

B3. Cripple Creek


Munsey Gaultney
Recorded at his antique/junk store in Jefferson, North Carolina, by Blanton Owen, October 1, 1973.
AFS 18,579

6. Cluck Old Hen
7. Battle of New Orleans


Bert Gevedon (with Munroe Gevedon, vocals, fiddle; Cathlyn Gevedon, guitar)
Recorded at West Liberty, Kentucky, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, October 1937.
AFS 1556

B1. The Two Soldiers

Recorded at West Liberty, Kentucky, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, October 1937.
AFS 1557

A1. The Two Soldiers (concluded)
B1. The Romish Lady

Recorded at Salyersville, Kentucky, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, October 1937.
AFS 1558

B2. The Ox Driver
B3. The Coon Dog
B4. Over the River to Charlie

Recorded at West Liberty, Kentucky, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, October 1937.
AFS 1559

A1. The Arkansas Traveler

Recorded at West Liberty, Kentucky, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, October 1937.
AFS 1560

B1. Martha Campbell
B2. Two Italians
B3. Redbird


L.G. Gibson
Recorded at Fayetteville, Arkansas, by Vance Randolph, December, 1941.
AFS 5362

A1. Banjo solo (unnamed tune)
A2. Banjo solo (unnamed tune)


Glen Glass (with Virgil Craven, fiddle; Fred Olson, guitar)
Recorded at Cedar Falls, North Carolina, Randolph County, by Tom Carter, January 20, 1974.
AFS 18,691

1. Lady of the Lake
2. Rye Straw (or Roasted Rabbit)
3. Rye Straw
4. Ragtime Annie
5. Cedar Falls Breakdown
6. Cedar Falls Breakdown (again)
7. Green Mountain Polka
8. Duck's Eyeball (or Duck's Asshole)
9. Lady Elgin's Strathspey
10. Kiss Waltz

AFS 18,692
1. St. Anne's Reel
2. Rochester Schottische
3. Mississippi Sawyer
4. After the Ball
5. Tennessee Wagoner
6. Twinkle Little Star
7. Chinky Pin
8. Over the Waves

(with Virgil Craven, fiddle, hammered dulcimer; Fred Olson, guitar)
AFS 18,693

1. Italian Waltz
2. Fisher's Hornpipe
3. Cricket on the Hearth
4. Midnight Waltz
5. Devil's Dream
6. Tiptoe, Little Betty Martin
7. Flatrock
8. Darling Cloe
9. Leather Breeches
10. Chinese Breakdown
11. Forked Deer
12. Little Log Cabin in the Lane
13. Put My Little Shoes Away
14. Mississippi Sawyer
15. Hop Light Ladies
16. Old Joe Clark


Charles Gobert (with Wilson Jones, guitar; Octave Amos, fiddle)
Recorded at Lafayette, Louisiana, by John A. and Alan Lomax, June, 1934.
AFS 94

B2. Stavin' Chair

AFS 192
A1. When I First got Ready for the War


Elmer Goss
Recorded at his home, Epworth, Georgia, by Peter Hoover, May 18, 1964.
AFS 15,070

B12. Way Down in Jail on My Knees
B13. Arkansas Traveler
B14. Coal Creek March
B15. Shout Lula
B16. The Old Grey Mare
B17. Granny in the Tater Patch
B18. Black-Eyed Susie


Dan Gray (with Lewis Huskey, fiddle; Cecil Ogle, guitar; Beecher Huskey, caller)
Recorded at Gatlinburg, Tennessee, by Stuart Jamieson, Margot Mayo, and Freyda Simon, September, 1946.
AFS 8518

A1. Chicken Reel (with calls)
B1. Rhaodendance (with calls)


Murph Gribble (with John Lusk, fiddle; Albert York, guitar)
Recorded at Campaign, Tennessee, by Stuart Jamieson, Margot Mayo, and Freyda Simon, September, 1946.
AFS 8506

A1. Rolling River
B1. New Five Cents

AFS 8507
A1. Altamont
B1. Across the Sea

AFS 8508
A1. Give the Fiddler a Dram
B1. Pateroller'll Catch You

AFS 8509
A1. Johnson's Girl
B1. Smoke Behind the Clouds

AFS 8510
A1. Sambo
B1. Apple Blossom

AFS 8511
A1. Christmas Eve
B1. 8th of January

AFS 8512
A1. Old Sage Friend

AFS 8513
A1. Rabbit in the Brush
B1. Running in the Whist Oaks

AFS 8514
A1. Billy in the Lowground
B1. Broken Legged Chicken

AFS 8515
A1. Cincinnati
B1. Billy in the Lowground (2nd version)


Dona Hammons Gum (with Janis Hurst, banjo accompaniment)
Recorded at Mill Creek, West Virginia, by Carl Fleischhauer, March 24, 1974.
AFS 17,019

A2. Rabbit Skip
A3. Old Man
A4. Going Down the Line
A5. Going Down the Line (again)
A6. Old Joe Clark
A7. May I Sleep in Your Barn Tonight, Mister?
A8. May I Sleep in Your Barn Tonight, Mister? (again)
A11. Shady Grove
A12. Cripple Creek
A14. When I was Single (fragment)
A15. I Wish I were a Single Girl Again
B2. When I was Single
B12. Cluck Old Hen
B13. John Hardy


Howard Hall (with the Pine River Boys: Walter Morris, fiddle; Abe Horton, bass; Jake Lewis and Maybelle Harris, guitars)
Recorded at home of Abe Horton, near Hillsville/Fancy Gap, Virginia, Carroll County, by Blanton Owen, April 27, 1974.
AFS 18,540

1. Yellow Cat
2. Sugar Hill
3. Soldier's Joy
4. Western Country
5. Black-Eyed Susie
6. Ragtime Annie
7. The Man Who Rode the Mule Around the World
8. Old 97
9. Sally Ann
10. John Henry
11. Sinful to Flirt

AFS 18,541
1. Consumption Blues
2. Wednesday Night Waltz
3. In the Pines
4. Gathering Flowers from the Hillside
5. Knoxville Girl
6. The Service
7. Molly Put the Kettle On
8. Molly Put the Kettle On
9. Johnny's Gone to the War
10. Frauline
11. Sweet Little Julie
12. Georgie

AFS 18,542
1. Short Life of Trouble
2. Mississippi Sawyers
3. Step-Back Cindy
4. Johnny's Gone to the War
5. Lonesome Road Blues
6. June Apple
7. Little Maggie
8. Sugar Foot Rag
9. Pike County Breakdown
10. Sally Goodin
11. Breaking up Christmas
12. Pretty Little Girl

AFS 18,543
1. Cluck Old Hen
2. Pin in a Pen
3. Handsome Molly
4. Old Joe Clark
5. Sugar in the Gourd
6. Little Log Cabin in the Land
7. Poor Ellen Smith
8. Trouble in Mind
9. John Henry
10. Down the Road
11. Blackeyed Gal
12. Sourwood Mountain
13. When You and I were Young, Maggie
14. John Hardy

AFS 18,544
1. Red Wing
2. Cripple Creek
3. Lost Indian
4. Goldrush
5. Roll On Buddy
6. Tenbrooks & Molly
7. Rose of Old Kentucky
8. June Apple
9. Fire on the Mountain
10. Pretty Polly


Burl Hammons
Recorded at the home of Burl Hammons at Marlinton, West Virginia, by Alan Jabbour, March 20-22, 1971.
AFS 14,465

5. Calloway
6. The Singing Birds
7. Sugar Babe
8. Sourwood Mountain
9. The Ripplin' Water Flows
10. Liza Jane
11. Chinese Clog
12. Wilson's Clog
13. Clog (untitled)

Recorded at Burl Hammons house, near Marlinton, West Virginia, by Carl Fleischhauer and Dwight Diller, November 7, 1970.
AFS 15,535

7/3. Wild Indian
7/4. Sugar Babe
7/5. Cripple Creek
7/6. Calloway
7/7. Wilson's Clog
7/8. Wilson's Clog (again)
7/9. Granny Hare
7/10. ?
7/11. ? (same tune again)
7/12. Singin' Bird

AFS 15,536
8/1. Old Injun (?)
8/2. Mountain Dew
8/3. Sandy Boy
8/4. Stoney Point
8/5. Sandy Boy (again)
8/6. Stoney Point (again)
8/7. ?
8/8. Little Brown Jug
8/9. Jimmy Sutton
8/10. Bright Sunny South
8/11. Gettin' Upstairs

Recorded at the home of Burl Hammons near Marlington, West Virginia, by Alan Jabbour, March 20-22, 1971.
AFS 14,466

1. Rattler
2. Shoo Fly
3. Old Man Can I Have Your Dollar?
4. Charmin' Betsy
5. The Mobile Line
6. Cripple Creek

Recorded at Buckeye, West Virginia, by Dwight Diller, October 23, 1970
AFS 14,482

3. Sugar Babe
4. Old Granny Hare
5. "Little Diddie"(?)
6. Old Man, Let Me Marry Your Daughter
7. Here Rattler
8. Blue-Eyed Girl
9. Walking in the Parlor
10. Calloway

Recorded at the home of Burl Hammons near Marlington, West Virginia, by Alan Jabbour, August 5, 1972.
AFS 15,084

1. Wilson's Clog
2. Wilson's Clog
3. Bonny Blue Clog
4. Turkey in the Straw
5. Unnamed clog
6. Spanish Fandango
7. Charming Betsy
8. Cumberland Gap
9. Liza Jane
10. Sugar Babe
11. Cripple Creek
12. Rabbit Skip
13. Walkin' in the Parlor
14. Singin' Birds

Recorded at the home of Burl Hammons at Marlinton, West Virginia, by Dwight Diller and Carl Fleischhauer, November 7, 1970
AFS 15,535

1. ?
2. Wild Indian
3. Wild Indian
4. Sugar Babe
5. Cripple Creek
6. Callaway
7. Wilson's Clog
8. Wilson's Clog
9. Granny Hare
10. ? (clog)
11. ? (clog)
12. Singin' Bird

AFS 15,536
1. Old Injun (?)
2. Mountain Dew (?)
3. Sandy Boy
4. Stoney Point
5. Sandy Boy (again)
6. Stoney Point (again)
7. ?
8. Little Brown Jug
9. Jimmie Johnson
10. Bright Sunny South
11. Gettin' Up Stairs

AFS 15,537
1. Getting Up Stairs


Lee Hammons
Recorded at Buckeye, West Virginia, by Dwight Diller and Carl Fleischhauer, October 25, 1970.
AFS 15,533

3. Johnny Booger
4. Baby, Where You Been So Long?
5. Walking in the Parlor
6. Dead Man's Piece
7. Dead Man's Piece (again)
8. Dead Man's Piece (again)
9. Baby, Where You Been So Long? (again)
10. Baby, Where You Been So Long? (again)
11. Jack of Diamonds (?)

Recorded at home of Lee Hammons, Marlinton, West Virginia, by Dwight Diller and Carl Fleischhauer, February 2, 1972
AFS 15,560

1. Dead Man's Piece
2. Walking in the Parlor (?)
3. Johnny Booger
4. Walking in the Parlor


Sherman Hammons (with Mose Coffman, fiddle, cut number 4)
Recorded at Buckeye, West Virginia, by Dwight Diller and Carl Fleischhauer, October 30, 1971.
AFS 15,545

1. John Henry Blues
2. Sugar Babe
3. Muddy Road(s)
4. Salt Lake River ["same tune as...3"]

AFS 15,550
4. Sourwood Mountain

Recorded at his home, Marlinton, West Virginia, by Dwight Diller and Carl Fleischhauer,
February 2, 1972.
AFS 15,557

1. Muddy Roads
2. Jimmie Johnson
3. Sourwood Mountain
4. Cluck Old Hen
5. Sugar Babe
6. Sugar Babe
7. Muddy Roads (again)


Austin Harmon
Recorded at Maryville, Tennessee, by Herbert Halpert, April, 1939.
AFS 2619

A2. The Sailor Boy

AFS 2884
A1. Old Groundhog
A2&B1. Bile Them Cabbage Down
B2. Cindy

AFS 2885
A1. Johnson Boys
A2&B1. Number Nine
B2. Muskrat

AFS 2886
A1. Old Molly Hare
A2. My Wife and Baby Run Away

AFS 2887
A1. Free Little Bird
A2&B1. Sourwood Mountain
B2. Cripple Creek

AFS 2888
A1. Cumberland Gap
A2. Stand, Boys, Stand
B1. Little Betty Ann
B2. Shoot Old Davy Dugger

AFS 2895
A1&2. Went Up on the Mountain Top
A3&B1. Honey, Let Your Hair Hang Down
B2. Bonny Blue Eyes

AFS 2896
A1. Old Dan Tucker
A2&B1. Wild Bill Jones
B2. John Hardy (continued on AFS 2897, A1)

(with Samuel P. Harmon, vocals on cuts A2, B1, and B2)
Recorded at Maryville, Tennessee, by Herbert Halpert, April, 1939
AFS 2897

A1. John Hardy (concluded)
A2. Sugartown
B1. Liza Jane
B2. Arkansas
B3. Shout, Little Lula

(with Samuel P. Harmon, vocals on cuts A1, B1, and B2.
AFS 2898

A1. Arkansas Traveler
B1. Sally Goodin
B2. Old Joe Clark
B3. I've Been on the Water So Long

AFS 2915
B2. Swannanoa Tunnel

AFS 2916
A1. George Allen
B1. Candy Girl
B2. John Henry (continued on AFS 2917, A1)

(with Samuel P. Harmon, "tapping" on cut B1)
AFS 2917

A1. John Henry (concluded)
A2. Jesse James
B1. Railroad Nigger with a Barlow Knife
B2. Dance, Boatman, Dance

(with Samuel P. Harmon, "patting" on cut B1)
AFS 2918

A1. Henry Brown
A2. Doodle Bug
B1. Yellow Cat
B2. Skip to My Lou
B3. All Night Foolin' Me

AFS 2919
A1. Fly Around, My Pretty Little Miss
A2. The Sailor Boy
B1. Cackle, Old Hen
B2. It Ain't Gonna Rain No More

(with Samuel P. Harmon, vocals on cut A1)
AFS 2920

A1. Not Gonna Do It for a Nickel Any More
A2. Darling Cora


Frank Harris (with Gray Craig, fiddle; Silas Stone, guitar)
Recorded near Fieldale, Virginia, Henry County, by Alan Jabbour, May 5, 1967.
AFS 14,292

A1. Sally Ann
A2. Richmond (or "Green Mountain Polka")
A7. Ragtime Annie
A8. Cricket on the Hearth
A9. Cricket on the Hearth (again)
A10. Greenfield (Cotillion)
A11. Fire on the Mountain
A12. Orange Blossom Special


Worley Gene Hash
Recorded at his home, Independence, Virginia, by Blanton Owen, January 18, 1974.
AFS 18,558

1. Train 45
2. Earl's Breakdown
3. Pearly Blue
4. Kitty Clyde
5. May I Sleep in Your Barn Tonight, Mister?
6. Cumberland Gap
7. Maggie
8. Cluck Old Hen
9. John Henry
10. Holliding
11. Black-Eyed Susie
12. Old Joe Clark
13. Johnson Boys


George Hastings
Recorded at Fayetteville, Arkansas, by Vance Randolph, December, 1941.
AFS 5361

A2. My Lovin' Father


R.C. Hedrich
Recorded at Roanoke, Virginia, by Alan Lomax and Peter Seeger, January, 1939.
AFS 3763

B1. John Hardy
B2. Kitty Kline


Roby Hicks (see also Monroe Presnell)
Recorded at Banner Elk, North Carolina, by Anne and Frank Warner, 1951.
AFS 15,366

A7. Railroad Man

(with Buny (Buna) Hicks, fiddle)
AFS 15,367

A6. Sally Ann
A7. Groundhog
A8. Cripple Creek
A9. Old Joe Clark
A10. Going Back to Virginia (Sweet Mountain Home)
A11. Coming Round the Mountain
A14. Johnson Boys (excerpts)
A15. Johnson Boys
A16. Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss
A17. Love Somebody, Yes I Do (Too Young To Marry/[Soldier's Joy?])
A18. Cindy (excerpts)


Uncle Charlie Higgins (with Wade Ward, fiddle)
Recorded at Independence, Virginia, by Peter Hoover, September 10, 1959.
AFS 15,055
[there has been some discrepancy in these item numbers; check files for more info]
A22. Buffalo Gals
A23. Lee County Blues
A24. Train 45
A25. John Hardy
A26. Old Joe Clark
A27. Orange Blossom Special


Aunt Liz Hill
Recorded at Martin, Kentucky, by Stuart Jamieson, Margot Mayo, and Freyda Simon, September, 1946.
AFS 8502

B1.Sourwood Mountain
B2. Sugar Hill
B3. Shout, Lulie
B4. Give Me the Hook and Line


Doc Hoppes
Recorded at Estatoe, North Carolina, by John A. Lomax, July, 1936.
AFS 853

B1. Possum Up a 'Simmon Stump
B2. Old Smoky
B3. Walking in the Parlor

AFS 856
A1. A Memorial to Edward Lewis
A2. A Train Song
A3. Lulu Wall
B1. Swannanoa Cut
B2. The Dying Cowboy


Abe Horton
Recorded at Fancy Gap, Virginia, by Tom Carter, October, 1972.
AFS ??

1. Breaking up Christmas
2. Pretty Little Gal
3. Lost Indian
4. Trouble in Mind
5. Ellen Smith
6. Danville Girl
7. Cripple Creek
8. Back Step Cindy
9. Cluck Old Hen
10. Sweet Sunny South
11. ?
12. Amazing Grace
13. Sourwood Mountain
14. Train on the Island
15. Cotton Eyed Joe
16. Little Maggie
17. Danville Girl
18. ?
19. Back Step Cindy
20. Molly Put the Kettle On
21. Arkansas Traveler
22. Mole in the Ground
23. Sally Ann
24. Back Step Cindy

Recorded at his home, Fancy Gap, Virginia, by Abe Horton (on a Sears ½ track tape, circa 1974), dubbed by Blanton Owen, May 9, 1974.
AFS 18,535

1. Danville Girl
2. Ellen Smith
3. I'll Love No One But You (?)
4. John Henry
5. Roving Gambler
6. Sweet Little Julie
7. Stillhouse
8. Unnamed
11. Unnamed
13. Don't Forget Me Little Darling

AFS 18,538
1. Roll On Buddy
2. Pretty Polly
3. Ellen Smith
4. John Henry

Abe Horton (see also Howard Hall, AFS 18,541-18,544)


Theophilus G. Hoskins
Recorded at Hyden, Kentucky, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, October, 1937.
AFS 1458

B1. The Drunkards Dream

AFS 1459
A1. I'm Going Down the River George Line
B1. Ellen Smith
B2. Hook and Line

AFS 1460
A1. Ida Red
A2. Cripple Creek
B1. Lulu Wall
B2. It's Nobody's Business

AFS 1461
A1. The Wild and Reckless Hobo

AFS 1519
B1. Dinah


Vernon Hoskins (with Charles E. Hoskins, fiddle)
Recorded at Hyden, Kentucky, by Peter Hoover, August 21, 1961.
AFS 15,063

A23. Charmin' Betsy
A24. Uncle Pen
A25. Turkey in the Straw


Bobby Hughes (with Williams Family and Friends: Munford "Doc" Williams, harp; Dudley Williams, banjo; Clyde Williams, fiddle; Larry Hughes, Johnny Joyce, and Raymond Hall, guitars)
Recorded in the Rye Cove section outside Stuart, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, September 7, 1973.
AFS 18,602

3. Walking in My Sleep
4. Lonesome Road Blues
5. Nobody Loves Me
6. Fourteen Days in Georgia
7. Sandy River Belles
8. Georgia Buck
9. John Hardy
10. Hop Light Ladies
11. Pain in My Heart
12. Sweet Sunny South

AFS 18,603
1. Mississippi Sawyers
2. Banks of the Ohio
3. Tommy Love
4. The Letter that Never Came
5. Liza Jane
6. Liza Jane (again)
7. Susanna Lee (Western Country)
8. Darling Child (like Love Somebody)
9. Soldier's Joy
10. Ragtime Annie

AFS 18,604
1. Old Maid (with words by Doc Williams)
2. Arkansas Traveler
3. Cricket on the Hearth
4. Old Molly Hare
5. Golden Slippers
6. Tommy Love
7. Blackeyed Susie
8. Budded Roses
9. Roundtown Gals
10. ?
11. Cotton Eyed Joe


Lena Hughes
Recorded at the 3rd Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Athen College, Athens, Alabama, October 4, 1969.
AFS 14,165

A25. Green Corn


George Irving (with Harvey Jeffreys, fiddle; Peter Hoover, guitar)
Recorded at The Indian Rocks Beer Garden, Reddsville, West Virginia, by Peter Hoover, June 12, 1960.
AFS 15,057

A23. Down Yonder
A24. Golden Slippers
A25. Leather Britches
A26. Cheat River
A27. Flop-Eared Mule
A28. Ragtime Annie
A29. Under the Double Eagle
A30. Flop-Eared Mule#2
A31. Mockingbird Hill
A32. Little Birdy
A33. Irish Washerwoman
A34. Haste to the Wedding
A35. Mississippi Sawyer
A36. Soldier's Joy
A37. Roundtown Girls
A38. Fox and the Hounds
A39. Up Jumps the Devil
A40. Chinese Breakdown
A41. Sunday Hornpipe
A42. Durang's Hornpipe
A43. Fisher's Hornpipe
A44. Turkey in the Straw

AFS 15,057
B1. Soldier's Joy
B2. Old Man, Can I Have Your Daughter?
B3. Cripple Creek
B4. MacCloud's Reel
B5. German Waltz
B6. Beer Barrel Polka
B7. Nellie Gray
B8. Redwing
B9. The Bully of the Town
B10. Don't Let Your Deal Go Down
B11. Rubber Dolly
B12. What the Devil Ails You?
B13. Cripple Creek
B14. Living in Two Different Worlds
B15. Chicken Reel
B16. Rickett's Hornpipe
B17. ?
B18. Old Joe Clark
B19. The Girl I Left Behind Me
B20. The Midnight Special
B21. Down Yonder
B22. Little Brown Jug
B23. Nobody's Darling But Mine
B24. Roden's Special (?)
B25. Silver Bell


Bill Jackson (also plays "guitar and mandolin, but which tunes he does so on are not identified) (with Arthur P. Crowder, fiddle; Mac Martin, guitar, mandolin; Marvin Bartley, mandolin; James Bartley, fiddle)
Recorded at the home of M.C. Jackson, Bradford Woods, Pennsylvania, by Peter Hoover, November 13, 1960.
AFS 15,061

A1. Carroll County Blues
A2. Charleston #1
A3. Katy Hill
A4. Tennessee Wagoner
A5. Chicken Reel
A6. Soldier's Joy
A7. Cumberland Gap
A8. Wednesday Night Waltz
A9. Arkansas Traveler
A10. Marmaduke's Hornpipe (Cricket on the Hearth)
A11. Billie in the Low Ground
A12. Bile Them Cabbage Down
A13. Dusty Miller
A14. Rocky Road to Georgia
A15. Sail Away Ladies
A16. Sally Goodin
A17. Black Mountain Rag
A18. Walking in my Sleep
A19. Old Jawbone
A20. Sugar Tree Stomp
A21. Blackberry Blossom
A22. Buffalo Gals
A23. Lost Indian
A24. Windy Weather
A25. Cripple Creek
A26. Cotton Eye Joe (tape runs out)


Tommy Jarrell
Recorded at his home, Mount Airy, North Carolina, by Eric Olson, Blanton Owen, and Malcolm Owen, December 20, 1969.
AFS 14,162

1. John Henry
2. Cripple Creek
3. Old Bunch of Keys
4. John Brown's Dream
5. Reuben
6. Sally Ann
7. Back Step Cindy
8. Suzannah Gal
9. Rockingham Cindy
10. Fall on My Knees
11. Old Joe Clark
12. Breaking Up Christmas
13. June Apple
14. Sweet Sunny South
15. Cripple Creek

Recorded at Mount Airy, North Carolina, Surry County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, January 2, 1974.
AFS 18,593

1. Backstep Cindy


Ward Jarvis
Recorded near Guysville, Ohio, by Bob Bohl (on a cassette recorder), September 1, 1973 (later dubbed by Carl Fleischhauer [n.d.]).
AFS 17,016

B4. Cripple Creek
B5. Old Joe Clark (?)
B6. ?


Paul Jefferson (with Houston Bald Knob String Band: Taylor Houston, violin; Stafford Houston, guitar)
Recorded at Rockymount, Virginia, by Herbert Halpert, March, 1939.
AFS 2738

B1. Mississippi Sawyer
B2. Soldier's Joy
B3. Green Mountain Polka

AFS 2739
A1. Get Along Home, Cindy
A2. Double Eagle March
B1. Round Town Girl, Won't You Come Out Tonight


Frank Jenkins (with Ben Jarrell, fiddle; De Costa Woltz, banjo)
Recorded at Mount Airy, North Carolina, Surry County, by B.F. Jarrell, circa late 1920s ("Southern Broadcaster 78s made for Gennett in the late 20's).
AFS 18,599

7. Brown's Dream
8. Yellow Rose of Texas
9. Jack of Diamonds
10. Richmond Cotillion


Dewitt "Snuffy" Jenkins
Recorded at the National Folk Festival, July (27-30), 1972.
AFS 17,108
25. My Heart's Broken for You
26. You Give Me Your Love (and I'll Give You Mine)

(with Morris Brothers, mandolin and guitar; Homer "Pappy" Sherrill, fiddle, cuts 5-12;
with Mike Rivers, guitar; Phil Williams, mandolin; Tracy Schwarz, bass, on cuts 13-14;
with Homer "Pappy" Sherrill; Mike Rivers, guitar; Phil Williams, mandolin; Tracy Schwarz, bass, on cuts 15-28)
Recorded at the National Folk Festival, July (27-30), 1972.
AFS 17,109

5. Gray Eagle
6. Milk Cow Blues
7. Mountain Dew
8. One Little Word
9. Dreamy Georgia Moon
10. Mocking Bird
11. Cripple Creek (3 styles)
12. Orange Blossom Special
13. Arkansas Traveler
14. Peek-a-Boo Waltz
15. Texas Quickstep
16. House of David Blues
17. Kansas City Kitty
18. Beaumont Rag
19. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
20. Over the Waves
21. Cackling Hen
22. Sally Ann
23. Lonesome Road Blues
24. Faded Love
25. Guitar Tune (Snuffy)
26. John Henry
27. Foggy Mountain Breakdown
28. Flop-Eared Mule


Jerry Jordan
Recorded at the Second Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Athens College, Athens, Alabama, October 5, 1968.
AFS 14,164

A18. Cripple Creek
A19. Boatman


Albert Josey
Recorded at Galax, Virginia, by Bess Brown Lomax, October, 1937.
AFS 2234

B1. Kitty Cline
B2. Fox Chase
B3. John Henry


Buell Kazee
Recorded at his home, Winchester, Kentucky, by Donald Santa-Emma and Dr. Frank Traficante, March 22, 1972.
AFS 15,574

B1. Swapping Song
B4. Who Killed Cock Robin?
B5. The Water is Wide
B6. East Virginia
B7. John Hardy
B8. John Hardy (again)
B9. The Wagoner's Lad
B10. The Wagoner's Lad
B11. Cripple Creek
B12. "Tries to demonstrate bluegrass style"

AFS 15,575
A4. "Series of Hoedowns"
A5. Dance Around, My Pretty Little Miss


Henry Santford Kelly
Recorded at Spaws Creek (West Liberty), Kentucky, Morgan County, by Peter Hoover, August 23, 1963.
AFS 15,067

B7. Lonesome John
B8. Ginny Put the Kettle On
B9. Yeller Gal
B10. Charlie's Sweet (Weevily Wheat)


Wayne Killpatrick
Recorded at the 3rd Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Athen College, Athens, Alabama, October 4, 1969.
AFS 14,165

B23. John Hardy


Stella Kimball (with Taylor Kimball, fiddle; Ivey Kimball, guitar) [note: the spelling of Kimball sometimes appears as Kimbal or Kimble]
Recorded at Laurel Fork, Virginia, by Eric Olson, Malcolm Owen, and Tom Thompson, October 5, 1968.
AFS 14,146

A1. Wild Hog in the Woods
A2. Cotton-Eyed Joe
A3. Breaking Up Christmas
A4. Cluck Old Hen
A5. Sourwood Mountain
A6. Old Joe Clark
A7. Rock About My Saro Jane
A8. I'll Remember You Love in my Prayers (or, Sweet Sunny South)
A9. John Hardy
A10. Crazy Blues
A11. Everywhere
A12. Karo in the Cabbage Patch
A13. Liza Jane (?, Whoa Mule)
A14. Liza Jane (Taylor's version)
A15. Sally Ann (broken)
A16. Going Across the Country (partial)
B1. Going Across the Country
B2. Toodum (Rickett's Hornpipe)
B3. Poor Johnny's Gone to War
B4. Arkansas Traveller
B5. Mississippi Sawyer
B6. Rockingham Cindy
B7. Holly Ding (Cindy)
B8. Sinful to Flirt
B9. Ark's a Movin'
B10. Silly Bill
B11. Going Down to Raleigh

(with Taylor Kimble, fiddle)
Recorded at her home, Laurel Fork, Virginia, by Tom Carter, September 10, 1973.
AFS 18,636

1. Pretty Little Bird
2. Eighth of January
3. Get Your Moustache Blacked
4. Get Your Moustache Blacked (again)
5. Ark's a Movin'
6. Somebody Stole My Pretty Little Dog
8. Liberty Dance
9. Rachel
10. The Tramps Got a Right to Live
11. Sweet Sixteen (with talking about Chinkypin Hunting
12. Caro in the Cabbage Patch
13. Back Step Cindy (Taylor) Holliding (Stella)
14. Stillhouse
15. Molly Hare
16. Liza Jane

(with Taylor Kimble, fiddle)
AFS 18,637

1. Chapel Hill Serenade
2. Don't Drink Nothin' but Corn
3. Whoa Mule
4. Cousin Sally Brown
5. Ship in the Clouds
6. Jake Gilly
7. Walking in the Parlor
8. Walking in the Parlor (again)
9. Old Jimmy Sutton
10. Hook and Line
11. Monkey on a String
12. Long Tongued Woman
13. Rickett's Hornpipe
14. Pretty Little Bird
15. Going Across the Mountain

(with Taylor Kimble, fiddle; Ivery [spelled IVEY in Olson's notes] Kimble, guitar)
Recorded at her home, Laurel Fork, Virginia, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, September 15, 1973.
AFS 18,638

1. Caro in the Cabbage Patch
2. Sally Ann
3. Jake Gilly
4. Going Across the Country
5. Caro in the Cabbage Patch (again)
6. Still House
7. Walking in the Parlor
8. Ship in the Clouds
9. Ragtime Annie
10. Poor Johnny's Gone to the War
11. Single Girl

AFS 18,639
1. Pretty Little Bird
2. Lonesome Road Blues
3. Rickett's Hornpipe
4. Ark's a Movin'
5. Milwaukee Blues
6. Sally Ann (West Virginia Sally Ann)
7. Rachel
8. Cousin Sally Brown
9. Black-Eyed Susie
10. Richmond Cotillion

AFS 18,640
1. Whoa Mule
2. Liberty Dance
3. Eighth of January
4. Under the Double Eagle
5. What Ya Gonna Do with the Baby
6. Old Molly hare
7. Angeline (old way)
8. Angeline (new way)
9. Arkansas Traveler
10. Chapel Hill Serenade
11. Mississippi Sawyers
12. Are You Going to Have Your Mustache Blacked
13. ?

(with Taylor Kimble, fiddle; Ivery (spelled IVEY in Olson's notes) Kimble, guitar)
Recorded at her home, Laurel Fork, Virginia, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, September 16, 1973.
AFS 18,641

1. Toot-em
2. Toot-em (again)
3. Going Down to Raleigh
4. Going Down to Raleigh (again)
5. Trouble
6. Sandy River Belle
7. Hop Light Ladies (Taylor); Did you Ever See the Devil Uncle Joe (Stella)
8. Little Stream of Whiskey
9. Cacklin' Hen
10. Flop-Eared Mule
11. Barney McCoy
[Note: Carter makes a note to "insert between #'s 11 and 12, 'George Collins'";there might be 15 songs (excluding George Collins) or 16 songs (including George Collins)]
12. Charlie Lawson
13. Red Wing
14. John Henry
15. Old Joe Clark (tape runs out)

AFS 18,642
1. Breakin' Up Christmas
2. Georgia Buck
3. Pretty Little Gal (or, Old Time Cotton-Eyed Joe)
4. June Apple
5. Salt River
6. Golden Chain Tree
7. Wild Hog in the Woods
8. Sugar in the Gourd
9. Train on the Island
10. Star O'Crown (or, Everywhere)
11. Greasy String
12. Granny Will Your Dog Bite?
13. Fire on the Mountain
14. Cumberland Gap
15. Ida Red
16. Sourwood Mountain
17. Cluck Old Hen

AFS 18,643
1. Bill Cheatem
2. Old Gray Beard a-Shakin'
3. Brady Why Didn't You Run
4. John Hardy
5. Quit That Ticklin' Me
6. Rock About My Saro Jane
7. Fourteen Days in Georgia

(with Pearl Richardson, fiddle; Hazel Stancil, vocal on cut 10)
Recorded at her home, Laurel Fork, Virginia, by Tom Carter, September 19, 1973.
AFS 18,644

9. Charles Guiteau
10. Curtain of Night
11. Rock About My Saro Jane
12. Sourwood Mountain

(with Taylor Kimble, fiddle)
AFS 18,645

4. Crazy Blues
5. 500 Miles From My Home
6. 500 Miles From My Home
7. Single Life's a Happy Life
8. Monkey on a String
9. Nobody's Business What I Do
10. Long Tongued Woman
11. Turkey in the Straw
12. Golden Slippers
13. I Wonder How the Old Folks Are at Home
14. Farewell Everybody

(with Taylor Kimble, fiddle; Tom Carter, guitar on cuts 1-9)
Recorded at her home, Laurel Fork, Virginia, by Tom Carter, December 11, 1973.
AFS 18,646

1. Soldier's Joy
2. Run, Nigger, Run
3. Just Because
4. Posey Light's Tune
5. Katy Cline
6. Hot Times
7. Bill Fisher's (or, Fisher's) Hornpipe
8. Dixie
9. Yankee Doodle
10. Cumberland Gap
11. Shady Grove
12. George Allen (or, The Wreck on the C and O)
13. Sandy River Belle

(with Taylor Kimble, fiddle)
Recorded at her home, Laurel Fork, Virginia, Carroll County, by Tom Carter, February 2, 1973.
AFS 18,648

1. Heel and Toe Polker (Polka?)
2. Posey Light's Tune
5. Going Across the Country
6. Pretty Little Bird
7. Sandy River Belles
8. Cumberland Gap

(with Taylor Kimble, fiddle; Pearl Richardson, banjo on cuts 9-13)
Recorded at her home, Laurel Fork, Virginia, Carroll County, by Tom Carter, May 12, 1974.
AFS 18,648

9. Rockingham Cindy
10. Florida Blues
11. Heel and Toe Polka
12. New River Train
13. Wreck of the Old 97

(with Taylor Kimble, fiddle; Pearl Richardson, banjo on cuts1, 10-13)
AFS 18,649

1. Golden Slippers
2. Sweet Miss Julie
4. Just Because
5. Somebody Stole My Pretty Little Dog (with words)
6. Skip to My Lou
7. Waterbound (or, Stay All Night and Don't Go Home)
9. Ida Red (or, Down the Road)
10. Ida Red
11. Mountain Dew
12. Susanna Gals
13. Soldier's Joy

(with Taylor Kimble, fiddle; Pearl Richardson, banjo on cuts1, 10-13; Tom Carter, banjo [chording] on cut 4)
Recorded at her home, Laurel Fork, Virginia, Carroll County, by Tom Carter, February 12, 1974.
AFS 18,650

1. Little Brown Jug
2. Caro in the Cabbage Patch
3. Get Your Mustache Blacked
4. Green Mountain Polka
5. Liza Jane
6. Posey Light's Tune
7. Sally Ann
8. Ragtime Annie
9. Jake Gilly
10. Old Molly Hare
11. Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad
12. Single Girl
13. Over the Water to Charlie
14. Old Dan Tucker
15. Johnson Boys

(with Taylor Kimble, fiddle; Ivery Kimble, guitar; Pearl Richardson, 2nd banjo on cuts 8-10, replacing Ivery)
Recorded at Meadows of Dan, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, May 18, 1974, at the Meadows of Dan Concert.
AFS 18,652

1. June Apple
2. Rock About My Saro Jane
3. Wild Hog (in the Woods)
4. Sugar in the Gourd
5. Budded Roses
6. Grandfather's Clock
7. John Hardy
8. Liza Jane
9. Cindy (Rockingham)
10. Brief Young Farmer

(with Taylor Kimble, fiddle; Ivery Kimble, guitar; Pearl Richardson, banjo)
AFS 18,653

2. Florida Blues

(with Taylor Kimble, fiddle; Ivery Kimble, guitar; Kinny Rorrer, banjo, vocals; Doug Rorrer, guitar; Archie Ross, mandolin; Dick Gregory, guitar; Elva Philips, fiddle,
Recorded outside the Mayberry Trading Post, near Meadows of Dan, Virginia, Patrick County, on the Blue Ridge Parkway, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, September 1, 1973.
AFS 18,655

1. Sugar in the Gourd
2. June Apple
3. Sourwood Mountain
4. Cripple Creek
5. Rock About My Saro Jane
6. Breaking Up Christmas
7. Who's Been Here Since I've Been Gone
8. Fire on the Mountain
9. Take a Drink on Me
10. Florida Blues
11. Under the Double Eagle
12. Lonesome Road Blues
13. May I Sleep in Your Barn Tonight, Mister?
14. Devilish Mary
15. John Henry
16. Wreck of the Old 97
17. Wildwood Flower

(with Taylor Kimble, fiddle, except on cut 12; Ivery Kimble, guitar; Elva Phillips, fiddle; Archie Ross, mandolin, vocals; Bill Gregory, guitar)
AFS 18,656

1. Soldier's Joy
2. Under the Double Eagle
3. Florida Blues
4. Liberty
5. Whoa Mule
6. Mississippi Sawyers
7. Arkansas Traveler
8. Flop-Eared Mule
9. Black-Eyed Susie
10. Caro in the Cabbage Patch
11. Sally Ann
12. Over the Waves
13. Wednesday Night Waltz
14. Ragtime Annie


H. D. Kinard (with Harvey C. Sharp, fiddle on cuts A2 and A3; W.A. Bledsoe, fiddle on cuts B1 and B2)
Recorded at Meridian, Mississippi, by Herbert Halpert, May 1939.
AFS 3038

A2. Eighth of January
A3. Mississippi Sawyer
B1. Purtiest Gal in the Country
B2. Big Foot Nigger in a Sandy Lot

(with W.A. Bledsoe, fiddle on cuts A1-4)
AFS 3039

A1. Stony Point
A2. Farewell, Mary Ann
A3. Old Molly Hare
A4. Bill Cheatham
B1. Liza Jane
B2. Railroad Bill


Arthur Kuykendall
Recorded at the Second Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Athens College, Athens, Alabama, October 5, 1968.
AFS 14,164

A16. Whoa Mule
A17. Down the Road

Recorded at the 5th Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Athens College, Athens, Alabama, by Doug Crosswhite, October 2, 1971.
AFS 14,651

A26. Whoa, Mule


Addie Leffew
Recorded at her home in Thorn Hill, Tennessee, by Peter Hoover, August 20, 1961.
AFS 15,062

B1. The Ramblin' Boy
B2. Woke Up This Mornin,' Blues All Around My Bed
B3. Free Little Bird
B4. Lonesome Road
B5. Old Reuben
B6. My Husband's a Drunkard
B7. In the Pines
B8. Shout Lula
B9. Darling Corey
B10. Step It Up and Go
B11. Cumberland Gap
B12. Careless Love
B13. Old Joe Clark
B14. Sourwood Mountain
B15. John Henry
B16. Wreck of the Old 97
B17. Pretty Polly
B18. Lonesome Grove
B19. Black-Eyed Susie
B20. Cacklin Hen


Jake Lewis (with Abe Horton, fiddle)
Recorded at home of Abe Horton, Fancy Gap, Virginia, Carroll County, by Abe Horton, 1969 or 1970. (dubbed by Blanton Owen on May 9, 1974).
AFS 18,537

7. Walking in My Sleep
8. Cumberland Gap
9. Cacklin' Hen


James Light (with Otis Light, fiddle; Carl Light, guitar)
Recorded at Llano, Texas, by John A. Lomax, January, 1937.
AFS 900A

1. True Battle of I Don't Care


Charlie Lowe (with Tommy Jarrell, fiddle; Ernest East, guitar)
Recorded at Mount Airy, North Carolina, Surry County, by B.F. Jarrell, 1952.
AFS 18,599

1. Western Country (Susanna Gal)
2. Old Joe Clark
3. Cripple Creek
4. John Henry
5. Big Eyed Rabbit
6. Big Eyed Rabbit (again)


Jeedy Lundy (with Emmett Lundy, fiddle; Kelly Lundy, guitar)
Recorded at Galax, Virginia, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerry Wiesner, August, 1941.
AFS 4939

A6. Kiss Waltz
B4. Mississippi Sawyer

AFS 4940
A4. Julia Ann Johnson
B1. Fisher's Hornpipe
B3. Evening Star Waltz
B4. Sugar Hill

AFS 4944
A3. Natchez Under the Hill
A5. Molly Put the Kettle On
B1. Susanna Girl (with, Natchez Under the Hill)
B2. Susanna Girl (again) (Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss)
B3. Soldier's Joy
B4. Richmond Cotillion
B5. Forky Deer

AFS 4945
A1. Irish Washerwoman
A3. Ducks in the Millpond (Either Ducks in the Millpond or Flying Cloud is not played and/orFlying Cloud and Hop High Ladies (or, Uncle Joe) is played twice)
A4. Flying Cloud
A5. Hop High Ladies (or, Uncle Joe)
B1. Sugar Hill
B2. Round Town Girl
B3. Mocking Bird
B4. Flop-Eared Mule

AFS 4946
A1. Chapel Hill March
A2. Jackson's March (Revolutionary War)
A3. Cleveland's March (Marching to the White House)
A4. Sally Goodwin
A5. Black-Eyed Susy
B1. Sheep Shell Corn by the Rattling of His Horn
B2. Poor Little Johnny's Gone to the War


Bascom Lamar Lunsford
Recorded at Leicester, North Carolina, by Sidney Robertson [Cowell], November, 1936.
AFS 1778

B1. I Wish I was a Mole in the Ground
B2. Free Little Bird

Recorded at New York, New York, by William Cabell Greet and George W. Hibbitt, February, 1935.
AFS 1779

A1. Little Margaret
A2. Lonesome Dove
A3. Little Turtle Dove
B1. Lord Thomas*

AFS 1780
A1. Lord Daniel's Wife
B1. Merry Golden Tree

AFS 1781
A1. The Old Man of the North Country
A2. John Collin
B1. The Three Nights Experience
B2. The Old Man Who Lived Under the Hill

AFS 1782
A1. Black Jack Davy
A2. Bonny George Campbell
A3. King William
B2. Billy Boy
B3. Billy Boy(again)

AFS 1783
A1. The Death of Queen Jane
A2. Edward
B1. We're Marching Round the Love-Ring
B2. Paper of Pins

AFS 1784
A1. The Big Serpent
A2. I Wish I Were some Little Swallow
A3. Must I Go Bound
A4. Captain, Captain
B1. The Mermaid
B2. Short Life of Trouble

AFS 1785
A1. The False Wife
B2. I'm Going Back to Georgia

AFS 1787
A2. Brady
A3. Going Down Town

AFS 1788
A2. Ruben
B1. Derby's Ram (The Ram of Derby)

AFS 1789
B3. Shout, Lulie

AFS 1791
A3. Goodbye, Darling, I Must Leave You
B2. Go and Leave Me If You Wish To

AFS 1792
A1. Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane
A2. The Picture That Is Turned to the Wall
B1. Old Stepstone
B2. Lorena

AFS 1793
A2. I'se Gwine Back to Dixie
B1. Down at Widow Johnson's
B2. The Little Logwood Cabin
B3. I'm Going to Live Anyhow Until I Die

AFS 1794
A1. I Wish I was Single Again
B1. The Dewdrops Are Falling On Me

AFS 1795
A3. When the Roses Were in Bloom
B2. Put My Little Shoes Away

AFS 1796
B2. Kidder Cole

AFS 1797
A1. Bright Laurel Valley
A2. Corinna

Recorded at New York, New York, by William Cabell Greet and George W. Hibbitt, February/March, 1935.
AFS 1798

A3. No One to Love Me
B1. Charming Betsy
B2. Diner-I-Ner

Recorded at New York, New York, by William Cabell Greet and George W. Hibbitt, March, 1935.
AFS 1799

A1. Careless Love
A2. Some Will Come on Saturday Night
B2. Mountain Dew

AFS 1800
A1. Little Brown Jug
A2. Rosin the Bow
A3. A Woman's Tongue Will Never Take a Rest
B1. Old Niper
B2. Down Where the Watermelon Grows
B3. Susanna

AFS 1801
A3. Lost John
B1. Railroad Bill
B2. Going Across the Sea
B3. Ground Hog

AFS 1802
A1. Red Apple Juice
A2. Down the Road
B1. Old Jimmie Sutton
B2. Walking in the Parlor
B3. That Blue-Eyed Girl
B4. Little Birdie

Recorded at New York, New York, by William Cabell Greet and George W. Hibbitt, February, 1935.
AFS 1803

A1. I'll Remember You, Love, in My Prayers
A2. Kitty Kline
B1. Italy
B2. The Dying Girl's Message

AFS 1804
A1. Roanoke River
A2. Row Us Over the Tide
B1. Bye, Bye, My Darling
B2. Last Gold Dollar
B3. Sunny Tennessee

AFS 1805
A3. I'll Be Glad When You're Dead, You Rascal, You
B1. Going Down the Road Feeling Bad
B2. Dummy Line
B3. Honey Baby, So Sweet

AFS 1806
A1. In the Shadow of the Pines
B1. Lilla Wall
B2. Cindy

AFS 1807
A1. Won't You Spread the Flocks of Flowers O'er My Grave?
A2. Nellie Gray
B1. Old Uncle Ned
B2. Kitty Wells

Recorded at New York, New York, by William Cabell Greet and George W. Hibbitt, March, 1935.
AFS 1808

A1. The Little Rosewood Casket
A2. Essie Dear
B1. Nolle Pros Nellie
B2. Oh, Lawsa Me

Recorded at New York, New York, by William Cabell Greet and George W. Hibbitt, February, 1935.
AFS 1809

A1. There Are Nine Blue Bottles on the Wall
A2. She Gave Kisses One
A3. Jack and Joe
B1. Can I Sleep in Your Barn Tonight, Mister?
B2. They Cut Down the Old Pine Tree

Recorded at New York, New York, by William Cabell Greet and George W. Hibbitt, March, 1935.
AFS 1810

A1. Thompson's Old Gray Mare
A2. Down in Union County
A3. Coonshine
A4. Hand Me Down My Walking Cane
B1. Come In, Said the Barber
B2. Them Golden Slippers

AFS 1813
A1. On the Banks of the Ohio
B1. Fate of Santa Barbara

AFS 1814
A1&2. John Henry
B1. High Top Shoes
B2. John Hardy
B3. Judge Henry

Recorded at New York, New York, by William Cabell Greet and George W. Hibbitt, February, 1935.
AFS 1818

A1. Frankie
B1. I'm Riding on that New River Train
B2. The Roving Gambler
B3. Fly Around, Little Red Bird

Recorded at New York, New York, by William Cabell Greet and George W. Hibbitt, March, 1935.
AFS 1822

B1. Logget's Gap

AFS 1823
B1. Jesse James

AFS 1825
B1. The Ship That Never Returned
B2. Ella's Grave

AFS 1828
A1. On a Bright and Sunny Morning
A2. Georgie Buck

AFS 1831
A1. Little David

AFS 1837
A1. The Weeping Willow Tree
A2. Barney McCoy
A3. Captain with His Whiskers

Recorded at New York, New York, by William Cabell Greet and George W. Hibbitt, February, 1935.
AFS 1839

A2. Sourwood Mountain

Recorded at Leicester, North Carolina, by Sidney Robertson [Cowell], November, 1936.
AFS 3155

B1. Cindy
B2. My Home's Across the Smoky Mountain

AFS 3166
A1. Bonny Blue Eyes
A2. Jennie Jenkins
A3. Going to Italy

AFS 3167
A1. Mole in the Ground
A2. Free as a Little Bird
B1. John Henry

Recorded at Washington, D.C., by Sidney Robertson [Cowell], March, 1937.
AFS 3241

A1. Little Marg'et
B1. Little Turtle Dove
B2. Go and Leave Me If You Wish To

AFS 3244
A1. Free a Little Bird
B1. Derby Ram

AFS 3251
A2. Little Marg'et

Recorded at Chicago, Illinois, by Sidney Robertson [Cowell], May, 1937.
AFS 3256

B2. Swannanoa Tunnel

AFS 3257
B1. Cindy

Recorded at Asheville, North Carolina, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerry Wiesner, 1941.
AFS 4804

A1. Kidder Cole
A2. Kidder Cole (continued)
A3. Shout, Little Lulie
A4. Swannanoa Tunnel

AFS 4805
A8. Assassination of Garfield

Recorded at Asheville, North Carolina, by Artus Moser, August, 1946.
AFS 7954

B1. Kidder Cole

Recorded at Asheville, North Carolina, by Kenneth Goldstein, July 20, 1957.
AFS 14,768

A4. Dogget's Gap

Recorded at an unknown location, by Kenneth Goldstein, [n.d.]
AFS 14,768-70 Reel 20

2. Lily of the West
3. Miller's Will
6. Going to Italy
11. John Henry

[AFS ???] Reel 21
13. The Old Man of the West Country
14. Weeping Willow Tree
15. I Shall Not Be Moved
16. Free Little Bird
18. Old Mountain Dew
22. Lights in the Valley
23. Fly Around, My Blue-Eyed Girl
25. Poor Ellen Smith
26. Georgia Buck

Recorded at South Turkey Creek, North Carolina, by Peter Hoover, September 9, 1959.
AFS 15,054

B19. I Wish I Was a Mole in the Ground
B20. Old Mountain Dew
B21. John Henry
B22. Poor Ellen Smith
B23. Jesse James

Recorded at South Turkey Creek, North Carolina, by Peter Hoover, August 16, 1960.
AFS 15,059

B24. Bound for the Promised Land
B25. Poor Ellen Smith
B26. Sweet Bye and Bye
B27. Amazing Grace


Uncle Dave Macon
AFS 14,478
[no song list]


Ada Maddox (a.k.a. Mrs. Oscar Allen)
Recorded at ?? [possibly Lynchburg, Virginia], by S.R. Cowell and ??, [possibly in] September, 1950.
AFS 10,004

A15. O, Someday You Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone


Wade Mainer (with Wade Mainer's Mountaineers)
Recorded at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., by Alan Lomax, February 16, 1941.
AFS 4433

A1. Wild Bill Jones
A2. Sourwood Mountain
A3. Arkansas Traveler
B1. Sally Ann
2&3. Hen Cackling

AFS 4434
A1. Arkansas Traveler
B1. Going Down the Road Feeling Bad
B2. Short Life of Trouble

AFS 4435
A1. The Train
A2. John Henry

(with Wade Mainer and the Sons of the Mountaineers: Tiny Dodson; Jack and Curly Shelton; Howard Dixon; Mardi Liles, announcer)
AFS 4490

A1. Theme Song (?)
A3. John Henry
A4. Willow Garden
A5. Sally Goodin
B1. Arkansas Traveler
B2. Sally Ann
B4. The Old Hen She Cackled
B5. Orange Blossom Special
B6. Watcha Going to Do with the Baby
B7. Away Down Yonder

(with Andy Wallace, guitar; Steve Ledford, fiddle; Phil Williams, mandolin)
Recorded at the National Folk Festival, [August ?], 1972.
AFS 17,106

A1. Kicking Mule
A2. Rose Connoly
A3. Cumberland Gap
A4. Home in that Rock
A5. Soldier's Joy
A6. Hopalong Peter
A7. Old Ruben
A8. Lonely Tombs


Martin Marshall (with the Ernest Stanley Band: Ernest Stanley, fiddle; Edgar Jessup, guitar)
Recorded at Hillsville, Virginia, Carroll County, dubbed by Tom Carter or Blanton Owen, originally recorded circa 1960s.
AFS 18,619

5. Wednesday Nite Waltz
6. Richmond Cotillion
7. May I Sleep in Your Barn Tonight, Mister
8. Blue Ridge Mountain Blues
9. Whoa Mule
10. Home Sweet Home
11. Sweet Bye and Bye

(with the Ernest Stanley Band: Ernest Stanley, fiddle; Edgar Jessup, guitar; "another Jessup," autoharp)
AFS 18,620

1. Sweet Bye and Bye
2. Susanna Gal
3. Wild Hog in the Woods
4. Lonesome Road Blues

Recorded at his home, Hillsville, Virginia, by Peter Hoover, May 5, 1962.
AFS 15,066

A17. Jimmy Sutton
A18. Sally Ann
A19. Mole in the Ground
A20. Fish on the Hook
A21. Molly Put the Kettle On
A22. Old Stillhouse
A23. Mississippi Sawyer
A24. Soldier's Joy
A25. Western Country
A26. Breaking Up Christmas
A27. Old Joe Clark
A28. Pretty Little Girl (Georgia Buck)
A29. Cripple Creek
A30. Sourwood Mountain
A31. Little Maggie
A32. Little Frankie
A33. Old Cumberland Gap
A34. Old Sugar Baby
A35. Black Eyed Girl
A36. John Hardy
A37. Poor Ellen Smith


J. R. Martin
Recorded at ?, by Kenneth Goldstein, circa 1957.
AFS 14,768? [Reel 13, or Reel 1]

9. Sugar Hill
10. Finger Ring
11. Katy Kline
12. Whoa Mule
13. Sugar Babe

AFS 14,769, [Reel 14, or Reel 2]
1. You Can Tell the Train I'm On
2. Fisher's Hornpipe
3. Cumberland Gap
4. Sugar in the Gourd


Marcus Martin
Recorded at North Carolina, by Kenneth Goldstein, July 21, 1957.
AFS 14,768

B1. Cripple Creek
B2. Fire on the Mountain
B3. How F.(sp?).. a Foundation
B4. (sp?)....Bow
B5. Ground Hog
B6. Froggie Went a Courting
B7. Cotton Eyed Joe
B8. White House Blues
B9. Whiskey ...(sp?)
B10. S..(sp?).. Breakdown (Cumberland Gap key)
B11. Sugar Tree Stomp
B12. Preacher and the Bear
B13. Hang Jeff Davis
B14. Halley's Comet (Bonaparte key)
(?)1. Casey Jones
(?)2. Bonaparte's Retreat

Recorded at Swanannoa, North Carolina, by Peter Hoover, [no date].
AFS 15,060

A1. Cripple Creek
A2. Last Gold Dollar
A3. unknown tune


Allison Mathis (with Jessie Stoller, harmonica)
Recorded at ?, by John Work, 1941.
AFS 5158

B1. John Henry
B2. When Saints Come to Town


Willie McCullough (with Lester Brooks, fiddle)
Recorded at North Orange, North Carolina, by Alan Jabbour, November 20, 1965.
AFS 13,032

A15. Casey Jones
A16. Arkansas Traveler
A17. Dan Tucker
A18. There's More Pretty Girls Than One
A19. Redwing
A20. Wildwood Flower


Frederick McGrath (with James Hibbard, vocals; Frank Pizzuto, violin on cut A1&B1; John Sheldon, bones on cut A1&B1; Adel Hooper, tambourine on cut A1&B1)
Recorded at Boston, Massachusetts, by Hans Nathan, July 10, 1945.

AFS 8322
A1 and B1. 'Twill Nebber Do To Gib It Up So
A2 and B2. Jordan Is a Hard Road to Trabel


Sam McNeil
Recorded at Teryy's Fork Section, Virginia, Floyd County, by Tom Carter, January 7, 1974
AFS 18,673

1. Spanish Fandango
2. Sam's Breakdown
3. Fandango (name not known)
5. Green Mountain Polka
6. Footprints in the Snow/Green Mountain Polka
10. Mississippi Sawyer

Recorded at Teryy's Fork Section, Virginia, Floyd County, by Tom Carter, March 28, 1974.
AFS 18,675

4. Sam's Breakdown
5. Spanish Fandango


J. Paul Miles (with Wade Miles, guitar; Vernon Miles, mandolin)
Recorded near Canton, Georgia (possibly Cherry Lane), by John A. and Ruby T. Lomax, November, 1940.
AFS 4075

B1. Weeping Willow
B2. John Henry
B3. Cripple Creek

AFS 4086
A1. Old Joe Clark
A2. County Jail
A3. Black-Eyed Susie

(with Robert Beach, fiddle; Joseph Winn, guitar; Iolene Beach, piano)
Recorded at Springfield, Virginia, by Peter Hoover, May 14, 1960.
AFS 15,056

A1. Around Just One
A2. Lost Indian
A3. Silver Bell
A4. Mississippi Sawyer
A5. Bake Them Hoecakes
A6. Grapevine Twist
A7. Johnny in the Hencoop
A8. Arkansas Traveler
A9. Flop-Eared Mule
A10. Chinese Breakdown
A11. Ragtime Annie
A12. Chicken Reel
A13. California Star
A14. Herter's Hornpipe
A15. Shoo Fly Medley
A16. Down in the Valley
A17. Take Me Back to West Virginia
A18. Frankie and Albert
A19. Fiddler's Dream
A20. Bear Creek Stomp
A21. Turkey in the Straw
A22. Golden Slippers
A23. Polly Wolly Doodle
A24. Buffalo Gals
A25. The Girl I Left Behind Me
A26. Irish Washerwoman
A27. Schottische
A28. "Piece"
A29. Waltz
A30. Waltz
A31. Rickett's Hornpipe


Howard Mitchell (with Robert Beach, fiddle; Peter Hoover, banjo and mandolin; Iolene Beach, piano; Carolyn Hester, guitar; Joseph Winn, guitar)
Recorded at Allemande Lefter's Square Dance, Chevy Chase Maryland Post Office Auditorium, Chevy Chase, Maryland, by Peter Hoover, May 14, 1960.
AFS 15,056

B1. Fiddler's Dream
B2. Betty Brown
B3. Betty Brown (with calls)
B4. The Eighth of January
B5. Bile Them Cabbage Down
B6. Cripple Creek
B7. Mississippi Sawyer
B8. Hell Among the Yearlings
B9. Soldier's Joy
B10. Herter's Hornpipe
B14. Buffalo Boy
B15. Bile Them Cabbage Down
B16. Ragtime Annie
B17. Grapevine Twist
B18. Bear Creek Stomp
B19. Hell Among the Yearlings
B20. Buffalo Gals
B21. Closing Medley


J. M. Mullins
Recorded at West Liberty, Kentucky, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, October, 1937.
AFS 1564

A2. The Girl I Left Behind Me
A3. Oh Willie, Oh Willie
B1. Oh Willie, Oh Willie
B2. I'm Goin' to Join the Army

AFS 1565
A1. I'm Goin' to Join the Army
B1. Rocky Island

AFS 1566
A1. Shady Grove
B1. Dinah

AFS 1587
A2. Lynchburg Town

AFS 1588
A&B1. Old Joe Clark

AFS 1588
B2. Troubled in Mind

AFS 1589
A1. Troubled in Mind

AFS 1589
A2&B. Roll On, Babe

AFS 1590
A&B1. Ginny Git Around
B2. Tennessee

AFS 1591
A. Tennessee

AFS 1593
B3. I've Been on the Bend So Long

AFS 1594
A1. Roving Gambler
A2. Alabam
B1. Lord Lovel

AFS 1595
A1. John Henry
A2. Got a Little Home in Georgy
B1. Coon Dog
B2. The Girl I Left Behind Me

AFS 1596
A1. I've Rambled this Country Both Early and Late
A2&B1. Workin's Too Hard, Boys
B2. Jack Wilson
B3. Rackin' to My Shack

AFS 1597
A1. Way Down the River, Boys
A2&B1. Little Bobby
B2. Up and Down the Lane

AFS 1598
1&2. Lost Indian
B3. Shortnin' Bread

AFS 1599
A1. Ida Red


Sidna Myers (with Fulton Myers, fiddle)
Recorded at Spraker's Store, Five Forks, Virginia, by Peter Hoover, May 10, 1962.
AFS 15,066

B15/36. Boatin' Up Sandy
B16/37. Breakin' Up Christmas
B18/38. Goin' Home
B19/39. Buffalo Gals
B20/40. Little Bunch of Keys

AFS 15,067
A1. Sourwood Mountain
A2. Cacklin' Hen
A3. Sally Ann
A4. Soldier's Joy
A5. Holly Ding (Backstep Cindy)
A6. Georgie
A7. Stillhouse
A8. Arkansas Traveler
A9. "Old" Mosquito
A10. The Twin Sisters
A11. Sweet Grapes
A12. Shady Grove
A13. New River Train
A14. Ruby
A15. Pretty Little Girl
A16. Cumberland Gap
A17. Sugar Baby
A18. Here, Rattler, Here
A19. Jimmy Sutton
A20. Sweet Sunny South


John Nance
Dubbed at Asheboro, North Carolina, by Alan Jabbour, August 24, 1968.
AFS 14,292B
[no song list]


E.H. Napier
Recorded at Hazard, Kentucky, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, October, 1937.
AFS 1551

A1. Lula Wall


Harvey Napier (with Jim Chisolm, fiddle; Joe Wood, guitar)
Recorded at the National Folk Festival, Washington, D.C., 1938.
AFS 9853

B5. Under the Double Eagle

AFS 9854
A1. Leather Britches

AFS 9855
A2. New River Train

AFS 9858
A3. McCleod's Reel
A4. Molly Brooks
A5. Stoney Point
A6. Chisolm's Clog


Ze Negrinho ("with accompaniment of accordian, banjo, and tambourine")
Recorded at Crat, Ceara, Brazil, by L. H. Correa de Azevedo and E. Nogueira Franca, 1943.
AFS 7324

B1. Coco
B3. Coco


Bill Newcomer (with Elmo Newcomer, fiddle, vocals)
Recorded at Pipe Creek, Texas, by John A. and Ruby T. Lomax, May 1939
AFS 2632

B1. Turkey in the Straw


G. E. Norris
Recorded at Middlefork, Kentucky, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, September, 1937.
AFS 1424

A1. Pickin' Up Chips
A2&B1. Wild Bill Jones
B2. Hook and Line
B3. The Girls of Middlefork (Soldier's Joy)


Ed Orr (with Mike Rogers, fiddle)
Recorded at the home of Mike Rogers, Robbinsville, North Carolina, by Peter Hoover, May 18, 1964.
AFS 15,071

A1. Stony Point
A2. Sally Goodin
A3. Cumberland Gap


Roscoe Parish
Recorded at his home, near Galax, Virginia, Carroll County, by Tom Carter, February 27, 1974.
AFS 18,511

1. Did You Ever See the Devil Uncle Joe? (Liza Jane)
2. Boatman's Daughter
3. Tildy Moore
4. What'll I Do with the Baby?
5. Ducks on the Millpond
6. Back Step Cindy
7. Sugar in the Gourd
8. Sugar in the Gourd (again)
9. Sugar Hill
10. Fortune
11. Shoo Fly
12. Cripple Creek
13. Round Town Gals

AFS 18,512
1. Jimmy Sutton
2. Yellow Rose of Texas
3. Snatch of #3, then plays, Kingdom Coming
4. Clog
5. Widow on the Train
6. Virginia Breakdown
7. Chapel Hill Serenade
8. Go and See You True Love, Leave Mine Alone

Recorded at his home, near Galax, Virginia, Carroll County, by Tom Carter, March 9, 1974.
AFS 18,514

1. Cotton-Eyed Joe
2. Kitty Wells
3. Cluck Old Hen
4. John Hardy
5. Puttin' On Airs
6. Fortune
7. Forked Deer
8. Jimmy Sutton
9. Clog
10. Shoo Fly
11. Chapel Hill Serenade
12. Sugar Hill
13. Sugar in the Gourd
14. Tildy Moore
15. Ain't Gonna Rain No More
16. Go and See Your True Love and Leave Mine Alone
17. Little Brown Jug
18. Katy Bar Your Door
19. Bonaparte's Retreat

AFS 18,515
1. Soldier's Joy
2. I Love Somebody
3. Burglar Bold
4. Dance, Boatman's Dance
5. Boatman's Daughter
6. Monkey on a String, or, The Circus Song
8. Hop High Ladies
9. Silly Bill
10. New River Train
11. Sweet Sunny South
12. Sweet Marie
13. Darling Nellie Grey
14. Kingdom's Coming
15. Back Step Cindy
16. Gamblin' Man
17. Sally Ann


Maggie Hammons Parker
Recorded at Marlinton, West Virginia, by Alan Jabbour, March 20-22, 1971.
AFS 14,460

8. Sourwood Mountain
9. Shady Grove

AFS 14,461
1. Drunken Hiccups
2. Jack o' Diamonds
6. Poor Little Joe
9. The Baggage Coach Ahead
10. Reuben's Train
12. Old Barker's Creek

Recorded at Buckeye, West Virginia, by Tom Brown and Dwight Diller, October 23, 1970.
AFS 14,482

11. Calaway
12. Jack of Diamonds/Rye Whiskey/Drunken Hiccups
13. Rabbit Skip
14. Walking in the Parlor
15. Walking in the Parlor (again)

AFS 14,485
15. Pretty Polly
16. Reuben's Train


John Patterson
Recorded at his home, Galax, Virginia, by Blanton Owen, December 5, 1973.
AFS 18,505

15. Pretty Polly
16. Maggie
17. Sourwood Mountain
18. John Hardy
19. Soldier's Joy

AFS 18,506
20. Sourwood Mountain
21. John Hardy
22. Pretty Polly


George Payne (with Richard Blaustein, guitar)
Recorded at his home, near Sulphur Springs, Tennessee, Washington County, by Blanton Owen, May 4, 1974.
AFS 18,682

1. Cumberland Gap
2. Whoop the Devil 'Round the Stump
3. Liza Jane
4. Liza Jane (again)
5. Whiskey Joe
6. Johnson Boys
7. Cindy
8. Free Little Bird

AFS 18,683
1. Cumberland Gap
2. Black Eyed Susie
3. Nigger on the Hillside
4. Coal Creek March
5. She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain
6. Whoop the Devil Around the Stump
7. Cripple Creek
8. John Henry
9. Turkey in the Straw (twice)
10. Sourwood Mountain
11. Cluck Old Hen
12. Charmin' Betsey
13. Whistle Blow (Reuben)
14. Last Gold Dollar (twice)

AFS 18,684
1. Shout Lula
2. Johnson Boys
3. Free Little Bird (twice)
4. Whistle Blow (Reuben)
5. Casey Jones
6. Free Little Bird
8. Cripple Creek (three times)


George Pegram (with J. Laurel, fiddle)
Recorded at the 22nd Annual Mountain Dance and Folk Festival, Asheville, North Carolina, by Cyrus B. Koonce, August 6, 1949.
AFS 9997

A2. Fiddle tune
A3. Mountain Dew

(with Walter "Red" Parham, harmonica on cuts 7, 9, 10, 13, 15, 17-19)
Recorded at (possibly) Asheville, North Carolina, by Kenneth Goldstein, circa 1957.
AFS 14,769

6. Pig Pen
7. Red and George Breakdown
8. Charlie Lawson
9. Leave (sp?) from the Sea
10. Leave (sp?) from the Sea (This tune may or may not be there; listen to verify)
11. Old Joe Clark
12. Old Joe Clark
13. T-Model Ford & Train
15. Roll On, Buddy
16. Keep My Skillet Good and Greasy
17. Cindy
18. Poor Ellen Smith
19. Old Rattler


Calvin Pendelton
Recorded at Lone Ivy Section, Woolwine, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter, February 2, 1974.
AFS 18,609

1. Saro
2. Saro (again)
3. Coon Dog
4. Jake Gilly
5. Tommy Love
6. Wreck of the Old 97
7. Sally Ann
8. Cumberland Gap
9. Log Cabin in the Lane
10. Train on the Island
11. Groundhog
12. Sugar Babe
13. Shady Grove
14. Cluck Old Hen
15. Hop Light Ladies
16. Pretty Betsy Martin

(with Delmar Pendelton, fiddle; Ron Pendelton, guitar)
Recorded at Woolwine, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter, May 26, 1974.
AFS 18,613

1. Saro
2. Run, Nigger Run
3. Susanna Gal0

(with Delmar Pendelton, fiddle; Elva Pendelton Wood, guitar; Ron Pendelton, mandolin; all on cuts 3-14)
Recorded at Lone Ivory Section, Woolwine, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter, July 11, 1974.
AFS 18,695

1. Saro
2. What You Gonna Do with the Baby?
3. Sally Ann
4. Tommy Love
5. Ground Hog
6. What You Gonna Dow with the Baby? (again)
7. Nigger in the Woodpile
8. Tommy Love (again)
9. Molly Hare
10. Molly Hare (again)
11. Turkey in the Mountain
12. Frosty Morning
13. Cripple Creek
14. Stillhouse


Harry Pendleton (with Dudley S. "Babe" Spangler, fiddle; Maggie Wood, guitar)
Recorded at a local record store in Danville, Virginia, by Maggie Wood, July 10 and October 29, 1948 on an "Audio Disc" machine (dubbed by Tom Carter).
AFS 18,628

1. Susanna Gal
2. Tommy Love
3. Mississippi Sawyer
4. Ragtime Annie
5. Sweet Miss Julie
6. Wednesday Night Waltz
7. Rock the Cradle, Joe
8. Walking in My Sleep
9. Sweet Miss Julie


Lily May Ledford Pennington
Recorded at her home in Lexington, Kentucky, by William Havens, Don Santa-Emma, and Dr. Frank Traficante, March 4, 1972.
AFS 15,571

A1. I Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow
A2. She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain
A3. Polly, Pretty Polly
A4. White Oak Mountain, or, Blue-Eyed Boy
A5. Little Red Rocking Chair
A6. I Was Born in East Virginia
A7. Little Birdie
A8. I'm Ten Thousand Miles From My Home
A9. Darlin' Corey
A10. John Henry

AFS 15,571
B10. Spanish Fandango (not completed)
B11. Wild Bill Jones (words unintelligible)
B12. Sourwood Mountain
B14. How Many Biscuits?

AFS 15,572
A1. Roll On Buddy
A2. Johnny Booker
A3. Hog Caught a Chicken and Gone
A4. Darling, Six Months Ain't Long


Homer Peters (with Bob McClary, caller; Oscar Harper, fiddle; Harman Clem, guitar; Ray Hanby, bass)
Recorded at Dallas, Texas, by John A. Lomax, February, 1942.
AFS 5645

A1. Girl I Left Behind Me

(with Bob McClary, caller; Oscar Harper, fiddle; Harman Clem, guitar; Ray Hanby, bass)
Recorded at Dallas, Texas, by John A. Lomax, February, 1942.
AFS 5646

A1. Sally Goodin
B1. Bitter Creek

(with the Dallas Square Dance Club: Bob McClary, caller; Oscar Harper, fiddle; Harman Clem, guitar; Ray Hanby, bass)
Recorded at Dallas, Texas, by John A. Lomax, February, 1942.
AFS 5647

A1. Girl I Left Behind Me


Turner Powers (with Jimmie Powers, fiddle; Rosie Ledford, guitar; all on cuts 2&3)
Recorded at Cincinnati, Ohio, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, March, 1938.
AFS 1692

B2. Soldier's Joy
B3. The Mississippi Sawyer
B4. Liza Jane


Mrs. Winnie Prater
Recorded at Salyersville, Kentucky, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, October, 1937.
AFS 1593

A2. Callahan
A3&B1. John Henry
B2. Hounds on My Track


Monroe Presnell
Recorded at Banner Elk, North Carolina, Blue Ridge Mountains, by Anne and Frank Warner, 1951.
AFS 15,366

A6. John Hardy


Frank Proffitt
Recorded at Beaver Dam Township, North Carolina, Watauga County, by Anne and Frank Warner, 1959.
AFS 15,370

A2. Johnson Boys
B4. Hen Cackle


Frank Proffitt, Jr.
Recorded at Beaver Dam Township, North Carolina, Watauga County, by Anne and Frank Warner, 1960.
AFS 15,372

A21. Cripple Creek
A22. Pretty Polly


Buck Quesenberry (with Dorothy Rorick, fiddle)
Recorded at Dugspur, Virginia, Carroll County, by Tom Carter, March 7, 1974.
AFS 18,532

1. Sweet Sunny South
2. Polly Put the Kettle On
3. Western Country
4. Love Somebody

(with Dorothy Rorick, fiddle)
AFS 18,533
13. John Henry
14. Cumberland Gap


Rufus Quesenberry (with Glenn Smith, fiddle; Lynn Horton, guitar; Peter Hoover, banjo on cuts 17-19)
Recorded at Hillsville, Virginia, by Peter Hoover, September 6, 1959.
AFS 15,053

B1. Soldier's Joy
B2. Sally Ann
B3. Old Jimmy Sutton
B4. Buffalo Gals
B5. Sally Goodin
B6. John the Blacksmith (Flop-Eared Mule)
B7. I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You
B8. Arkansas Traveler
B9. Don't Let Your Deal Go Down
B10. Cotton Eye Joe
B11. John Henry
B12. Old Joe Clark
B13. Cacklin' Hen
B14. Cluck Old Hen
B15. Step Back Cindy
B16. Train on the Island
B17. Fly Around My Blue-Eyed Girl
B18. Mississippi Sawyer
B19. Cindy


Obray Ramsey (with Harry West, mandolin; Jeannie West, guitar; both on cuts 5, 7, & 8)
Recorded at (possibly) Marshall, North Carolina, by Kenneth Goldstein, circa 1956.
AFS 14,768

2. Johnson and Dixon
3. Gray Goose
4. Foggy Mountain Top
5. Weeping Willow
6. Little Margrit (or, Little Margaret)
7. Oma Wise (Omie Wise?)
8. Those Dark Eyes


John Rector
Recorded at Galax, Virginia, Grayson County, by Tom and A. (wife?) Carter and Blanton Owen, January 31, 1974.
AFS 18,521

10. Pretty Little Gal
11. Sally Ann
12. Back Step Cindy

Recorded at Galax, Virginia, Grayson County, by Blanton Owen, May 28, 1974.
AFS 18,523

13. New River Train
14. Tickle Me to Death
15. Sally Ann
16. Arkansas Traveler
17. Sally Ann


Ola Belle Reed (with unnamed musicians: mandolin, guitar, and bass)
Possibly recorded at Rising Sun, Maryland, in an affiliation with or recorded by Jason David "Dave" Pate, lent by Ola Belle Reed, November 1, 1969.
AFS 14,104

1. You Led Me to the Wrong
2. Instrumental
3. Salt Creek (?)
4. Tell Me Why I'm So Lonesome
5. Love Please Don't Come Home
6. You Led Me to the Wrong
7. Instrumental

(with unnamed musicians: mandolin, guitar, and bass)
AFS 14,105

A1. Echoes from the Hills
A2. A Picture from Life's Other Side
A3. God's Unchanging Hand
A4. Old Pal of Yesterday
A5. I'm Walking the Floor Over You
A6. Sweet Fern
A7. Along and Blue
A8. Echoes from the Hills (again)
A9. Time Changes Everything
A10. No Letter in the Mail
A11. Shake hands with Mother Again
A12. Will the Circle Be Unbroken
B1. When the Saints Go Marching In
B2. There's a Blue Sky Way Out Yonder
B3. St. Louis Blues
B4. The Life I Love Best
B5. I'm Thinking of My Blue Eyes
B6. Will the Circle Be Unbroken (again)
B7. We Are Drifting
B8. Out on Montana's Plains
B9. All that I've Got is a Worried Mind
B10. He Walks with Me and He Talks with Me
B11. There's a Vacant Spot in My Heart
B13. Little Adobe shack Way Out West
B14. Tom Cattin' Around (?)
B15. Soldier's Joy
B16. Bile Them Cabbage
B17. Life's Railway to Heaven
B18. Columbus Stockade
B19. Arkansas Traveler
B20. Just Because
B21. Those Brown Eyes
B22. Take Me Back to Caroline
B23. When the Roll is Called Up Yonder
B24. Take Mother's Hand
B25. Will the Circle Be Unbroken


Wade Reedy (with Walter Henderson, fiddle; E.C. Ball, guitar; Blair Reedy, mandolin)
Recorded at the home of E.C. Ball, Rugby, Virginia, Grayson County, by E.C. Ball, circa 1955-58 (dubbed by either Tom Carter or Blanton Owen, May 20, 1974).
AFS 18,578

1. Sally Goodin
2. Cacklin Hen
3. Dill Pickle Rag
4. Alabama Jubilee
5. Rawhide


Belton Reese (with Israel Alston, vocals (?); Thaddeus Goodson, bones)
Recorded at Brevard plantation, Adams Mill, near Columbia, South Carolina, by Charles Seeger, March, 1939.
AFS 3791

A1. Gal Keep a-Ticklin' Me
A2. Bile Dem Cabbages Down
B1. War Jubilee

(with Sally Adams, vocals, cut A1; Israel Alston, vocals (?); Thaddeus Goodson, bones)
AFS 3792

A1. When I Lay My Burden Down
A2. Roll Down the Line
A3. That Girl I Love

(with Sally Adams, vocals, cut B2; Israel Alston, vocals (?); Thaddeus Goodson, bones)
AFS 3794

A1. Slide On, Tramps
A2. I Love to Walk with Jesus
B1. My True Love Treat Me So Cold
B2. When the Rocks are Meltin'

(with Israel Alston, vocals (?); Thaddeus Goodson, bones)
AFS 3795

A1. Ridin' on a Humpbacked Mule
A2. Fox Hunt
B1. The Liar (You Better Let That Liar Alone)


Pearl Richardson (with Taylor Kimble, fiddle; Stella Kimble, banjo)
Recorded at Laurel Fork, Virginia, Carroll County, by Tom Carter, May 12, 1974. Pearl is "chording" the banjo.
AFS 18,648

9. Rockingham Cindy
10. Florida Blues
11. Heel and Toe Polka
12. New River Train
13. Wreck of the Old 97

(with Taylor Kimble, fiddle; Stella Kimble, banjo; Tom Carter, banjo [chording] on cut 4)
Recorded at Laurel Fork, Virginia, Carroll County, by Tom Carter, February 12, 1974. Pearl is "chording" the banjo.
AFS 18,650

1. Little Brown Jug
2. Caro in the Cabbage Patch
3. Get Your Mustache Blacked
4. Green Mountain Polka
5. Liza Jane
6. Posey Light's Tune
7. Sally Ann
8. Ragtime Annie
9. Jake Gilly
10. Old Molly Hare
11. Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad
12. Single Girl
13. Over the Water to Charlie
14. Old Dan Tucker
15. Johnson Boys

(with Taylor Kimble, fiddle; Stella Kimble, banjo)
Recorded at Meadows of Dan, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tome Carter and Blanton Owen, May 18, 1974, at the Meadows of Dan Concert. Pearl is "chording" the banjo.
AFS 18,652

8. Liza Jane (with one false start)
9. Cindy (Rockingham)
10. Brief Young Farmer

(with Taylor Kimble, fiddle; Ivery Kimble, guitar; Stella Kimble, banjo)
AFS 18,653

2. Florida Blues


Hobert Ricker
Recorded at Washington, D.C., by Alan Lomax and Jerome Wiesner, July, 1940.
AFS 3903

A1. Sourwood Mountain
A2. Shortenin' Bread
A3. Cripple Creek
B1. The Wreck of the Old Number Nine
B2. Coal Creek March
B3. Coal Creek March (again)
B4. Little Brown Jug
B5. Goin' Down This Road Feeling Bad

AFS 3904
A1. Mississippi Sawyer
A2. The Tennessee Wagoner
A3. Old Lexington
A4. Gray Eagle
B1. Listen to the Mockingbird
B2. Peeky-Boo
B3. Arkansas Traveler
B4. Whoa, Mule, Whoa
B5. She'll Be Comin' 'Round the Mountain


George Roark (with John Hensley, guitar)
Recorded at Pineville, Kentucky, by Mary Elizabeth Barnicle, January, 1938.
AFS 1993

A1. You Got to Walk that Lonesome Valley
B1. I Cannot Tell How Much I Owe

AFS 1994
A1. I Truly Understand
B1. Old Joe Clark

AFS 1995
A1. Liza Up a 'Simmon Tree
B1. Sourwood Mountain

AFS 1996
A1. Git Along Down Town
B1. Ground Hog
B2. Cripple Creek

AFS 1997
A1. John Henry
B1. Crazy (Ruben)

AFS 1998
A1. Black-Eyed Susan
B1. Hook and Line
B2. Ida Red

AFS 1999
A1. Hook and Line
A2. Ida Red
B1. Old Coon Dog
B2. Eliza Green in Curlicues (Soldier's Joy)

AFS 2000
A1. Rabbit the Lowlands
B1. Blue-Eyed Gal

AFS 2001
A1. Make a Change in Business All Around
B1. True Blue Bill
B2. Little Brown Jug

AFS 2002
A1. Ship That Never Returned
B1. Last Gold Dollar is Gone

AFS 2003
A1. I Ain't a Bit Drunk
B1. Broken Hearted

AFS 2004
A&B. Set Calling

AFS 2015
A1. Dream of a Miner's Girl
B1. The Little Mohee

AFS 2016
A1. Devilish Mary
B1. Hand Me Down My Walking Cane


Dink Roberts
Recorded at Haw River, North Carolina, by Cece Conway and Tommy Thompson, February 21, 1974.
AFS 18,739

2. Laid Poor Jesse in His Grave
3. Fox Chase
4. Roustabout
5. John Lover's Gone to War

AFS 18,740
1. John Lover's Gone
3. Coo Coo
4. Little Brown Jug
5. John Lover's Gone (again)
6. Mother and Child
7. Georgia Buck
8. Roustabout

AFS 18,741
1. John Henry
3. Jesse James
4. Molly Put the Kettle On
5. Old Corn Liquor
6. High Sheriff and Police (What's Gonna Become of Me)
7. Black Eyed Daisy
8. John Hardy
9. Garfield
10. Black Annie

AFS 18,742
1. Black Annie
2. Old Blue
3. Jaybird Pulling a Shovel
4. Boil Cabbage (Yankee Doodle)
5. Coo Coo
6. Mother and Child
7. I Shall Not Be Moved
8. Fox Chase
9. Down to the Spring (Pumpkin Pie)

Recorded at Haw River, North Carolina, by Cece Conway and Tommy Thompson, May 7, 1974.
AFS 18,750

1. Coo Coo
2. Fox Chase
4. John Henry

AFS 18,751
1. Black-Eyed Daisy
2. Black Annie
3. John Henry
4. Georgia Buck
5. Go Tell My Mother

AFS 18,753
1. Buffalo
2. Pumpkin Pie
3. Fox Chase
4. Roustabout


James Roberts
Recorded at Haw River, North Carolina, by Cece Conway and Tommy Thompson, February 21, 1974.
AFS 18,739

1. John Henry


Edgar Robertson (with Clyde Pilson Band: Clyde Pilson, fiddle; John W. Terry, guitar)
Recorded at Stuart, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter, February 29, 1974.
AFS 18,606

1. Comin' Round the Mountain
2. Red and Green Signal Light
3. Wreck of the Old 97
4. New River Train
5. Round Town Gals
6. Shootin' Creek
7. Ragtime Annie
8. Down to the Stillhouse
9. Western Country (banjo solo)

AFS 18,607
1. Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss
2. Cluck Old Hen
3. Lonesome Road Blues
4. Arkansas Traveler
5. 14 Days in Georgia
6. Saturday Night Breakdown
7. Chinese Breakdown
8. I'm Thinkin' Tonight of My Blue Eyes
9. When You and I Were Young, Maggie

AFS 18,608
1. Over the Waves
2. Wednesday Night Waltz
3. Mountain Reel
4. Battle Hymn of the Republic
5. Whoa Mule
6. Flop Eared Mule
7. Mississippi Sawyer
8. Too Young to Marry
9. Walkin' in My Sleep
10. I Don't Love Nobody
11. Soldier's Joy


Bertha Robinson
Recorded at the Third Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Athens College, Athens, Alalbama, October 4, 1969.
AFS 14,165

A24. Walk Tom Wilson

Recorded at the Fourth Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Athens College, Athens, Alabama, by Doug Crosswhite, October 3, 1970.
AFS 14,650

B21. Soldier's Joy


Gaither Robinson (with John Weaver, fiddle)
Recorded at Asheville, North Carolina, by Artus Moser, July, 1946.
AFS 7948

A2. Kathy Hill


Worley Rolen (with J. W. Russell, fiddle; Robert Russell, Sr., guitar)
Recorded at Marion, Virginia, by Sidney Robertson [Cowell], November, 1936.
AFS 3165

A1&2. Sourwood Mountain
B1. Cluck Old Hen
B2. Old Joe Clark


Dorothy Rorick
Recorded at Dugspur, Virginia, Carroll County, by Tom Carter, March 7, 1974.
AFS 18,534

1. Cluck Old Hen
2. House Carpenter
3. House Carpenter
4. Poor Boy a Long Way From Home
5. Banjo Picking Girl
6. Old Joe Clark
7. Wild Bill Jones
8. Sourwood Mountain
9. Poor Ellen Smith
10. Rocky Island


Herbert Ruckman (with the Victory Hillbillies: ? Dempsey, fiddle; Ferdinand Coates, guitar; Gilbert Coates; steel guitar)
Recorded at Washington, D.C. (?), by Herbert Ruckman, 1935.
AFS 14,556

A1. Flop-Eared Mule
A2. Double Eagle
A3. Soldier's Joy
A4. Ragged Annie
A5. Makes No Difference Now
A6. Mocking Bird
A7. Georgetown Girl
A8. Riger's Hornpipe


Alva Ruffner (with Alec Buckner, fiddle; J. C. Sowell, guitar [Could possibly be Fowler instead of Sowell]
Recorded at Lubbock, Texas, by John A. Lomax, January, 1937.
AFS 932

A1. Nobody's Sweetheart

(with Alec Buckner, fiddle; J. C. Fowler, guitar [verify Fowler's name with AFS 932])
AFS 947

A1. Eighth of January
B1. Soldier's Joy


J. W. Russell
Recorded at Marion, Viriginia, by Sidney Robertson [Cowell], November, 1936.
AFS 3162

A2. Bell Cow
B1. Shady Grove
B2. Battle in the Horseshoe

AFS 3163
A3. John Hardy

AFS 3164
B3. General Lee


Tom Russell
Recorded at the Second Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Athens College, Athens, Alabama, October 5, 1968.
AFS 14,164

B25. Dear Old Dixie (bluegrass style)


Jay Salyers
Recorded at Prestonburg, Kentucky, by Stuart Jamieson, Margot Mayo, and Freyda Simon, September, 1946.
AFS 8489

A1. Pretty Polly
A2. Straightaway to Old Kentucky
A3. Kitty Kline
A4. Frankie and Albert
B1. Kitty Kline

AFS 8535
A1. Kitty Kline
A2. John Hardy
A3. Old Joe Clark
B2. Greenback Dollar


Wence Sargent (with Santford Kelly, fiddle, except on cut 34)
Recorded at West Liberty, Kentucky, by Peter Hoover, August 22, 1961.
AFS 15,063

A29. Last of Callahan
A30. Flannery's Dream
A31. The Fox Chase (or, The Fox Race)
A32. Saints
A33. Billie in the Lowground
A34. Earl's Breakdown
A36. The Forked Deer
A37. Humphrey's Jig


John Sawyer (with Clark Kenyon, fiddle; Mrs. Clark, organ)
Recorded at Mitchell, South Dakota, by Nicholas Ray, October, 1939.
AFS 3673

A1. Oh Susannah
A3. Schottische
A4. Soldier's Joy
B1. Girl I Left Behind Me
B2. Irish Washerwoman
B3. Turkey in the Straw

AFS 3676
B1&2. "Rustic Dance"
B3&4. Homestead Quadrille
B5. Fiddle tune


Will Schroeder (with fiddle, guitar: played by his family)
Recorded at the National Folk Festival, Washington, D. C., May, 1938.
AFS 9858

B2. Dying Cowboy
B3. Streets of Laredo (?)

AFS 9863
A4. Unnamed ballad
A5. When the Work's All Done This Fall


Ethridge Scott
Recorded at the Second Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Athens College, Athens, Alabama, October 5, 1968.
AFS 14,164

B24. John Henry (bluegrass style)

Recorded at the Fourth Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Athens College, Athens, Alabama, October 3, 1970
AFS 14,650
B25. John Henry (bluegrass style)


Peter Seeger (a.k.a. Peter Bowers, pseudonym) (with Almanac Singers)
Recorded at New York City, 1942.
AFS 6100

A1. "Three Ditties from 'The People, Yes'"
B1. Round and Round Hitler's Grave

(with Almanac Singers)
AFS 6101
A1. Hulaballobalay
B1. Take It Easy

(with Almanac Singers)
AFS 6103

A1. High Cost of Living
B1. Sinking of the Reuben James

(with Almanac Singers)
AFS 6105

A1. Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad

Recorded at New York City, by C. Todd, 1942.
AFS 6408

A1. Dear Mr. President
B3. Dear Mr. President, Song "Martins and the Coys"

Recorded 1943 [no additional information available].
AFS 6730-6733

"Cindy" and square dance calls


Stephen Smiley
Recorded at the Fifth Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Athens College, Athens, Alabama, October 2, 1971
AFS 14,651

B24. Flint Hill Special


A. K. Smith
Recorded at Saltville, Virginia, by Alan Lomax, 1942
AFS 6726

A2. Old Joe Clark
A3. Love Somebody
A4. Walking in the Parlor


Edgar S. Smith
Recorded at Cincinnati, Ohio, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, March, 1938.
AFS 1690

B1. Lynchburg Town

AFS 1692
B1. Hot Corn, Cold Corn

(with Sgt. Alexander Kirkheart, guitar, vocal(?); Marvin Thornton, fiddle)
AFS 1700

B1. Rye Whiskey


Glenn Smith
Recorded at his home, Hillsville, Virginia, by Peter Hoover, September 6, 1959.
AFS 15,053

A22. Cindy
A23. Old Jimmy Sutton
A24. John Henry
A25. John Henry (again)
A26. Katy Cline
A27. Soldier's Joy
A28. Ida Red
A29. Ground Hog
A30. Sourwood Mountain

Recorded at his home, Hillsville, Virginia, by Peter Hoover, August 14, 1963.
AFS 15,069

B1. Trail on the Island
B2. Sourwood Mountain
B3. John Joe Hannah


"Grandma" Smith
Recorded at Corbin, Kentucky, by Jerry Correll, circa 1972.
AFS 14,771

1. Cripple Creek
2. Devil's Dream
5. Ida Red
8. Old Joe Clark
12. Cold Creek March


Hobart Smith
Recorded at Saltville, Virginia, by Alan Lomax, 1942.
AFS 6723

A3. The Cuckoo

AFS 6724
A1. John Henry (defective)
A2. John Henry
A3. Buck Dance
A4. Ellen Smith

AFS 6725
A2. Buck Dance
B1. The Rambling Boy (The Rich Old Farmer)

AFS 6726
B1. Sourwood Mountain
B2. Cripple Creek
B3. John Hardy
B4. The Cuckoo

AFS 6728
A1-4. The Cuckoo Bird


Lucius Smith (with Sid Hemphill and his band: Sid Hemphill, fiddle; Alec Askew, guitar; Will Head, bass drum)
Recorded at Sledge (possibly Dundee), Mississippi, by Alan Lomax, August, 1942.
AFS 6670

A1. The Eighth of January
A2. Interview with Sid Hemphill; banjo and other instruments tuning in the background
A3. Interview with Sid Hemphill; excerpt of "The Carrier Railroad"
B1. The Carrier Railroad
B2. The Rougish Man (same melody as B1, with different words)

(with Sid Hemphill and his band: Sid Hemphill, fiddle; Alec Askew, guitar; Will Head, bass drum)
AFS 6671

A1. The Strayhorn Mob
A2. The Boll Weevil
B1. The Arkansas Traveler (two versions)

(with Sid Hemphill and his band: Sid Hemphill, fiddle; Alec Askew, guitar; Will Head, bass drum)
AFS 6672

B2. Leather Britches
B3. Rye Straw
B4. So Soon I'll Be Home

(with Sid Hemphill and his band: Sid Hemphill, fiddle; Alec Askew, guitar; Will Head, bass drum)
AFS 6673
A6. (This Hammer Killed) John Henry
B1. Keep My Skillet Greasy, If I Can
B2. Hog Hunt
B3. Soon in the Morning


John Snipes
Recorded at Orange County, North Carolina, by Cece Conway and Tommy Thompson, February 14, 1974 (cuts 1&2) and January 31, 1974 (cuts 3-6).
AFS 18,734

1. Laura Lee
2. Old Rattler-Fox Chase
3. Long Tail Blue
4. Old Molly Hare
5. Hey Molly
6. Georgia Buck

AFS 18,735
1. Going Down the Road
2. Ain't Gonna Rain No More
3. Take Care of My Wife and Child
4. You Don't Know My Darling
5. Going Where I Never Been Before
6. John Henry
7. Cooking in the Kitchen
8. Coo Coo


Jesse Spencer
Recorded at Cincinnati, Ohio, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, March, 1938.
AFS 1693

A1. The Coal Creek March


Paul Spencer (with Albert Hash, fiddle; Thornton Spencer, fiddle; Jones Baldwin, guitar)
Recorded at Spencer's Trading Post, near Mount Rogers H.S., near White Top, Virginia, by Blanton Owen, March 22, 1974.
AFS 18,569

5. Sally Goodin
6. Cripple Creek
7. Old Joe Clark
8. Sally Ann
10. Rabbit Up a Gum Stump
11. Sally Johnson
12. Roving Gambler

(with Albert Hash, fiddle (on all); Thornton Spencer, fiddle (cuts 1-2), guitar (cuts 5-10); Dean Sturgill, fiddle (cuts 1&2); Jones Baldwin, guitar (cuts 1&2))
AFS 18,570
1. Turkey in the Straw
2. Cumberland Gap
5. Cluck Old Hen
6. Shortening Bread
7. Train 45
8. Old Molly Hair
9. Cluck Old Hen (again)
10. Sally Goodin


Corbit Stamper
Recorded at his home, near White Top, Virginia, Grayson County, by Blanton Owen, March 28, 1974.
AFS 18,567

16. Last Night When Willie Came Home
17. Old Joe Clark
18. Sourwood Mountain
19. Jimmy Sutton

AFS 18,568
6. Shady Grove
7. New River Train


Pete Steele
Recorded at Cincinnati, Ohio, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, March, 1938.
AFS 1694

A1. Little Birdie

AFS 1701
A1. Pretty Polly
B1. Johnny, Oh Johnny

AFS 1702
A1. Pretty Polly
B1. Pay-Day at Coal Creek

AFS 1703
A1. The Coal Creek March
B1. Hoe Down (Rambling Hobo)

AFS 1704
A1. The Boston Burglar
A2. Ida Red
B1. Careless Love
B2. Train a Pullin' the Crooked Hill

(with Pearl Steele and Mrs. Pete Steele (Lillie Mae?), vocals; Craig Steele, guitar)
AFS 1705
A1. Galilee
B1. The Nine Pound Hammer
B2. The Spanish Fandango

AFS 1707
A1. Callahan
B1. Ellen Smith

(with Mrs. Pete Steele (Lillie Mae?), vocals)
AFS 1708

A1. Polly Waddle Doodle
B1. The House Carpenter

AFS 1709
A1. The Knoxville Girl (with Mrs. Pete Steele (Lillie Mae?), vocals; Pearl Steele, vocals
B3. I Wish I Were Single Again (continued on AFS 1710, A1)

AFS 1710
A1. I Wish I Were Single Again (concluded from AFS 1709, B3)
A2. Shouting Little Lulu
B1. Lynchburg Town
B2. Cripple Creek
B3. Old Joe Clark

AFS 1711
B2. Lack Fol Diddle I Day
B3. Sourwood Mountain

AFS 1712
A1. The Weary Blues
B1. Darling Cora


Henry Hurt Stillwell
Recorded at Panther Creek Section, Dugspur, Virginia, Carroll County, by Tom Carter, March 26, 1974.
AFS 18,531

1. John Henry
2. Trouble in Mind
3. Cluck Old Hen
4. Cumberland Gap
5. Jake Gilly
6. Sugar Babe
7. Sally Ann
8. Little Brown Jug
9. Ain't Gonna Rain No Mo'
10. Tommy Love
11. Been in the Bend So Long
12 Sourwood Mountain

(with Abe Horton, fiddle; Zane Horton, guitar)
Recorded at home of Abe Horton, Fancy Gap, Virginia, Carroll County, by Abe Horton, 1969 (cuts 10-14), 1970 (cut 15). (dubbed by Blanton Owen, May 9, 1974).
AFS 18,538

10. Unnamed tune
11. Don't Forget Me Little Darling
12. Pretty Polly
13. John Henry
14. Blackeyed Girl
15. Old Joe Clark


George Stoneman
Recorded at Galax, Virginia, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerry Wiesner, August 17, 1941.
AFS 4937

A2. Cindy
A3. John Henry
A4. Cackling Hen
A5. Mississippi Sawyers
B1. Cindy
B3. Sally Ann
B4. Tuning
B5. Say Darling Say
B6. Ida Red

AFS 4938
A1. Sandy River Bell
A2. Western Countries
A3. John Hardy


Gene Stripling (with Chick Stripling, fiddle)
Possibly recorded by D.W.R. Maloy
AFS 15,606

B3. Old Hen Cackled


Sydney Stripling
Recorded in Georgia, by John Work, 1941.
AFS 5149

B1. Standin' on the Corner Smokin' a Cheap Cigar

AFS 5154
A2. Hammering in My Soul
B2. Whoa, Mule Whoa

AFS 5155
A1. Alabama Red
A2. Coon Gi'nt

(with Gus Gibson, guitar, cut B1)
AFS 5161

A1. Breakaway
A2. Sevassafool
B1. Where You Been So Long
B2. Lookin' For the Bully in This Town
B3. Sally Walker


Ed Strong
Recorded at New Bight, Cat Island, Bahamas, by Mary Elizabeth Barnicle and Alan Lomax, July 1935.
AFS 413

B2. Round Dance

AFS 415
A1. Baby, Throw the Water On Me
A2. Bella Mina
A3. Wouldn't Get No Baby Out of Me


Jimmy Strothers
Recorded at State Farm, Virginia, by John A. Lomax, June, 1936.
AFS 744

A1. I Used to Work on the Tractor
A2. Thought I Heard My Banjo Say
B1. Keep Away from the Blood-Stained Banners
B2. Tennessee Dog

AFS 745
B1. This Ol' Hammer

AFS 747
A1. Run Down, Eli
A2. We Are Almost Down to the Shore
B1. Jaybird
B2. Jaybird (again)
B3. Corn Shucking Time
B4. Daddy, Where You Been So Long


Rebecca Tarwater [song list is unclear]
AFS 2086
AFS 2087


Dan Tate
Recorded at his home near Fancy Gap, Virginia, by Blanton Owen, June 14, 1970.
AFS 18,516

1. Stay and See the Waters Fall
2. Cluck Old Hen
3. Old Mr. Rabbit
4. Little Maggie
5. Muck on My Heal
6. Step-Bank Cindy
7. Cousin Sally Brown
8. Walk Jawbone
9. Greasy String
10. Jolly Boatman
11. False Hearted Lover
12. Cripple Creek
13. Shoot a Little Rabbit Down
14. Poor Ellen Smith
15. Little Fisherman
16. Old Grey Goose
17. Shady Grove
18. Roustabout

AFS 18,517
1. Suzanna Gal
2. Roustabout
3. Shortening Bread
4. Arkansas Traveler
5. Round Town Girls
6. Round Town Girls (again)
7. Sweet Sunny South
8. Unnamed tune

(with Glenn Smith, fiddle)
Recorded at Fancy Gap, Virginia, by Peter Hoover, August 17, 1967.
AFS 15,062

A1. Old Sally Brown
A2. Sally Ann
A3. Wagoner Boy
A4. O True Love
A5. House Carpenter
A6. Round Town Gals
A7. Cripple Creek
A8. Naomi Wise
A9. Old Mr. Rabbit
A10. Fare You Well, Polly
A11. Old Joe Clark
A12. Sally Ann
A13. Back Step Cindy
A14. Arkansas Traveler
A15. Soldier's Joy
A18. Turkey in the Straw
A20. Sourwood Mountain
A21. Nigger and a Mule
A22. On Jordan's Stormy Banks I Stand

Recorded at Fancy Gap, Virginia, by Peter Hoover, May 11, 1962.
AFS 15,067

B1. Jawbone
B2. Rabbits in the Bottom
B3. Will the Weaver
B5. The Ship That Never Returned
B6. Muck on My Heel
B8. Grey Goose


C. L. Taylor
Recorded at the Asheville, North Carolina Folk Festival, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerry Wiesner, August, 1941.
AFS 4788

B6. Kicking Mule
B8. Cumberland Gap (with Bill Hensley, fiddle)

(with Bill Hensley, fiddle)
AFS 4789

A4. Whoa, Mule
B5. Up Jumped Trouble (continued on AFS 4790, A1)

AFS 4790
A1. Up Jumped Trouble (continued from AFS 4789, B5)

(with Bill Hensley, fiddle; Sam Hughes, fiddle)
AFS 4797

B3&4. The Cacklin' Hen


Edsel Terry
Recorded at North Durham County, North Carolina, by Alan Jabbour, October 11, 1965.
AFS 13,031

A8. It Ain't Gonna Rain No More
A9. Soldier's Joy
A15. John Hardy


David Thompson
Recorded at the home of Ulyses Moore, Sugar Grove, North Carolina, by Henry Felt and Lee B. Haggerty, July 3, 1963.
AFS 14,207

A1. Coo Coo
A2. Coo Coo (again)
A3. Charles Guiteau (cante fable: Mr. Garfield)
A4. John Henry
A5. Reuben
A6. House Carpenter
A7. Coo Coo (again)
A8. Told You Once, Told You Twice (Reuben)
A9. [same as 8 ?]
A16. John Henry
A17. John Hardy
B7. Cucku (Coo Coo)
B8. John Hardy
B9. John Henry


James Thompson
Recorded at Meadows of Dan, Virginia, by Peter Hoover, August 18, 1960.
AFS 15,060

B1. Stillhouse
B2. Sweet Miss Julie
B3. Fly Around My Blue-Eyed Miss
B4. Old Jake Tillie
B5. Liza Jane
B6. The House Carpenter
B7. Georgia Buck
B8. Cluck Old Hen
B9. The Train Left Danville Last Monday
B10. Five Nights Drunk
B11. Cumberland Gap
B12. Shady Grove
B13. Tommy Love
B 14. Cousin Sally Brown
B15. Darlin', I'm Goin' Far Away
B16. Love Somebody (Soldier's Joy)
B17. Kay Cline


Odell Thompson [no song list]
AFS 18,737 (2/17/74) (Joe Thompson, fiddle; Odell Thompson, banjo and fiddle?; Tommy Thomspon, ?)
AFS 18,743-746 (2/24/74) (Joe Thompson, fiddle; Odell Thompson, banjo; Tommy Thomspon, banjo?)


Tommy Thompson
Recorded at the Fifth Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Athens College, Athens, Alabama, by Doug Crosswhite, October 2, 1971.
AFS 14,651
A25. John Brown's Dream


Marvin E. Thornton (with guitar and fiddle "by group from Fort Thomas, Kentucky)
Recorded at Cincinnati, Ohio, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, March, 1938.
AFS 1690

A1. The Soldier and the Special Lady
A2. The Red Hill Special


Corbett Alexander Tipton
Recorded at Dugspur, Virginia, Carroll County, by Tom Carter, April 27, 1974.
AFS 18,530

1. Katy Cline
2. Johnny Lover
3. John D. Rockefeller Put tthe Panic On
4. New River Train
5. Cumberland Gap
6. Little Maggie
7. Shavin' A Dead Nigger


Trull Brothers (with fiddle, banjo, and guitar)
Recorded at the Asheville, North Carolina Folk Festival, Asheville, North Carolina, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerry Wiesner, August, 1941.
AFS 4788

A3. Chickens Crowin'
A4. Cripple Creek
A5. Sourwood Mountain

AFS 4789
B2. Ragtime Annie


Lena Bare Turbyfill (with Mrs. Lloyd Bare Hagie, banjo on cuts B1&4)
Recorded at Elk Park, North Carolina, by Herbert Halpert, April 1939.
AFS 2852

A3. Sourwood Mountain
B1. Ground Hog
B4. Cumberland Gap

AFS 2853
A1. Cindy
A3. Muskrat
A4. Boys, Stay Away From the Girls I Say
B1&2. I Wish My Woman Was Dead


Davy Crockett Ward
Recorded at Galax, Virginia, by John A. Lomax, October, 1937.
AFS 1357

B2. What You Goin' Do With the Baby?

Recorded at Galax, Virginia, by Alan Lomax and Peter Seeger, January, 1939.
AFS 3768

A1. Step Back Cindy
A2. Jinny, Put the Kittle On


Wade Ward
(with Dr. D. W. Davis and the Bogtrotters string band)
Recorded at Galax, Virginia, by John A. and Bess Lomax, October, 1937.
AFS 1348

A1. Barney McCoy

(with Fields Ward, vocals; Bogtrotters string band)
Recorded at Galax, Virginia, by John A. and Bess Lomax, October, 1937.
AFS 1350

A1. Who Broke the Lock?

(with the Bogtrotters string band; Fields Ward, Mrs. Crockett Ward, and Mrs. Kate Hill, vocals on cuts A2 & B2)
Recorded at Galax, Virginia, by John A. Lomax, October, 1937.
AFS 1356

A1. Slavery Days
A2. Whippoorwill
B2. Little Stream of Whiskey

(with the Bogtrotters string band)
AFS 1358

A1. Jesse James
B1. Cold Icy Floor
B2. Old Pinefields

(with Fields Ward, guitar [?] and vocals)
AFS 1359

A1. Old Virginia Breakdown
A2. Old Virginia Breakdown (again)

(with Fields Ward, vocals; Bogtrotters string band)
AFS 1360

A1. John Hardy
B1. Katy Kline

(with Fields Ward and Dr. W. P. Davis, vocals; Bogtrotters string band)
AFS 1362

B1. John Henry

(with Fields Ward, vocals; Bogtrotters string band)
AFS 1364
A1. Train On the Island
A2. Trouble in Mind
A3. Chick Old Hen
B1&2. Cripple Creek
B3. Jimmy Sutton

(with Fields Ward, vocals; Bogtrotters string band)
AFS 1365

B1. Western Country
B2. Fortune

(with Fields Ward, vocals; Bogtrotters string band; Uncle Alec Dunford; vocals on cut B2)
AFS 1368

A1. Chilly Winds
B1. Shoo Fly
B2. Old Molly Hare

(with Fields Ward, vocals on cut A2; Bogtrotters string band)
AFS 1371

A1. Fisher's Hornpipe
A2. New River Train
B1. California Cotillion
B2. Phillyoo dance tune

(with Fields Ward, vocals on cuts A1&2; Bogtrotters string band)
AFS 1372
A1. It Ain't Gonna Rain No More
A2. Deadheads and Suckers
B2. Days of '49

Recorded at Galax, Virginia, by Alan Lomax and Peter Seeger, January, 1939.
AFS 3762

A1. Old Jimmie Sutton
A2. Cindy
A3. Old Joe Clark
A4. Chilly Winds
A5. Cripple Creek

(with Fields Ward, vocals and guitar on cut A1&2; with Bogtrotters string band on cut A3)
AFS 3765
A1&2. Old Joe Clark
A3. Cacklin' Hen

(with Bogtrotters string band on cut A2)
AFS 3767
A1. Fox Chase
A2. Sally Ann

(with Bogtrotters string band on cuts B1, 9, 11, and 15)
Recorded at Roanoke, Virginia, by CBS-American School of the Air, January 9, 1940.
AFS 4503

B1. My Good Old Man (fragment)
B7. Sally Ann
B9. Sally Ann
B11. Hop Up My Ladies
B13. Fox Chase
B15. Western Country (beginning)

AFS 4504
B1. Western Country
B3. Fortune
B4. Old Joe Clark
B6. Cacklin' Hen
B8. My Good Old Man (fragment)

Recorded at Galax, Virginia, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerome Wiesner, August, 1941.
AFS 4941

A1. Chilly Winds
A2. Lost Indian
A3. Fox Chase
B1. Cumberland Gap
B2. Reuben's Train
B3. I Once Knew a Donkey
B4. Walking in the Parlor

(with Jim Pinion, vocals on cuts A3, B2, and B3)
AFS 4942
A1. Hollo-ding
A2. Die in the Field of Battle
A3. Ida Red
A5&B1. Silly Billy
B2. Silly Billy
B3. Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad
B5. John Hardy
B6. McKinley Waltz

AFS 4943
A1. George Edmund Waltz
A2. Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones
A3. Tuning of "Sticks and Stones"
A4. Tuning of "George Edmund"
A5. Tuning of "McKinley"

(with Kahle Brewer, fiddle on cuts 1-9; Alan Jabbour, fiddle on cuts 10-11; Fields Ward, guitar and vocals)
Recorded at [Washington, D.C.], by Charles Faurot, July 4, 1970.
AFS 14,257

1. No title
2. Johnny Lover
3. Fortune
4. No title
5. Rosewood Casket
6. No title
7. Cacklin' Hen
8. Flop-Eared Mule
9. Cluck Old Hen
10. Old Joe Clark
11. Soldier's Joy

Recorded at Independence, Virginia, by Peter Hoover, September 7, 1959.
AFS 15,054

B1. Sally Ann
B2. Falling On My Knees
B3. Cindy
B4. Mississippi Sawyer
B5. Old Joe Clark
B6. June Apple
B7. Fox Chase
B8. Reuben's Train
B9. Wade's Special
B10. Chilly Winds
B11. Old Jimmy Sutton
B12. Little Maggie

(with Charlie Higgins, fiddle; Dale Poe, guitar)
AFS 15,055
A1. Stone's Rag
A2. East Tennessee Blues
A3. Fortune
A4. Katy Hill (or, Piney Woods)
A5. Piney Woods (or, Katy Hill)
A6. White House Blues
A7. Chicken Reel
A8. Black Mountain Rag
A9. Over the Waves
A10. Under the Double Eagle
A11. Down Yonder
A12. Silly Billy
A13. Sally Ann
A15. John Henry
A16. Girl I Love Don't Pay Me Know Mind
A17. Grey Eagle
A18. Sally Goodin
A19. Eighth of January
A20. Down in the Willow Garden
A21. Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad

(with Charlie Higgins, fiddle; Dale Poe, guitar)
AFS 15,055
B20. Little Maggie
B21. John Hardy
B22. June Apple
B23. Cripple Creek
B24. Old Jimmy Sutton
B25. Florida Blues
B26. Paddy on the Turnpike
B27. Florida Blues
B28. Monkey on the Strings
B29. Soldier's Joy
B30. Charlie's Breakdown
B31. Blackberry Blossom
B32. Cumberland Gap
B33. Red Apple Rag

AFS 15,066
B6. Fox Chase
B10. Chilly Winds
B11. Shady Grove
B12. New River Train
B13. They Say It Is Sinful to Flirt
B14. Mississippi Sawyer

(with John Rector, fiddle; Fields Ward, guitar and vocal)
Recorded at Galax, Virginia, Grayson County, by Tom and A. Carter and Blanton Owen, January 31, 1974.
AFS 18,522

8. Sally Ann
9. Soldier's Joy
10. Lonesome Road Blues
11. Old Dad
12. Ebenezer
13. Waltz
14. Forked Deer
15. Fisher's Hornpipe
16. Fisher's Hornpipe (again)


J. C. Warren
Recorded at the Fourth Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Athens College, Athens, Alabama, by Doug Crosswhite, October 3, 1970.
AFS 14,650

B20. Casey Jones


Mrs. Myrtle B. Wilkinson (with Mrs. Ben Scott, fiddle)
Recorded at Turlock, California, by Sidney Robertson [Cowell], October, 1939.
AFS 4226

A3. Coming 'Round the Mountain
A4. Turkey in the Straw
B1. Casey Jones
B2. Heel-and-Toe Polka

(with Mrs. Ben Scott, fiddle)
AFS 4227
A2. Soldier's Joy
B2. Arkansas Traveler
B3. Perry's Victory
B4. Haste to the Wedding


Dudley Williams (with Munford "Doc" Williams, harp; Clyde Williams, fiddle; Larry Hughes, Johnny Joyce, and Raymond Hall, guitar; Bobby Hughes, bluegrass banjo)
Recorded in the Rye Cove section, Stuart, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, September 7, 1973.
AFS 18,602

3. Walking in My Sleep
4. Lonesome Road Blues
5. Nobody Loves Me
6. Fourteen Days in Georgia
7. Sandy River Belles
8. Georgia Buck
9. John Hardy
10. Hop Light Ladies
11. Pain in My Heart
12. Sweet Sunny South

(with Munford "Doc" Williams, harp; Clyde Williams, fiddle; Larry Hughes, Johnny Joyce, and Raymond Hall, guitar; Bobby Hughes, bluegrass banjo on cuts 1-4)
Recorded in the Rye Cove section, Stuart, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, September 7, 1973.
AFS 18,603

1. Mississippi Sawyer
2. Banks of the Ohio
3. Tommy Love
4. The Letter that Never Came
5. Liza Jane
6. Liza Jane (again)
7. Susanna Lee (Western Country)
8. Darling Child (like, Love Somebody)
9. Soldier's Joy
10. Ragtime Annie

(with Munford "Doc" Williams, harp; Clyde Williams, fiddle; Larry Hughes, Johnny Joyce, and Raymond Hall, guitar; Tom Carter, replacing Larry Hughes on guitar on cuts 1-4, fiddle on cuts 5-7; Blanton Owen, banjo on cuts 5-7)
Recorded in the Rye Cove section, Stuart, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, September 7, 1973.
AFS 18,604

1. Old Maid
2. Arkansas Traveler
3. Cricket on the Hearth
4. Old Molly Hare
5. Golden Slippers
6. Tommy Love
7. Blackeyed Susan
8. Budded Roses
9. Roundtown Gals
10. [?]
11. Cotton-Eyed Joe

(with the Williams Family Band: Munford "Doc" Williams, harmonica; Clyde Williams, fiddle)
Recorded at Meadows of Dan, Virginia, Patrick County, by Tom Carter and Blanton Owen, May 18, 1974.
AFS 18,653

3. Tommy Love
4. Susanna Gals
5. Old Joe Clark
8. Ragtime Annie


Walter Williams
Recorded at Salyersville, Kentucky, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, October, 1937.
AFS 1599

B1. Mississippi Sawyer

(with Bill Stepp, fiddle on cuts B1&2)
AFS 1600
A1. John Hardy
B1. The Wild Horse
B2. The Mud Fence

AFS 1601
A1. East Virginia
B1. Pass Around the Bottle


Thaddeus C. Willingham
Recorded at Gulfport, Mississippi, by Herbert Halpert, June, 1939.
AFS 3113

A1. Roll on the Ground, Boys
B1. Goin' on Downtown

AFS 3114
A1. Rove, Riley, Rove
B1&2. Shake Your Little Foot, Sally Ann
B3. Black-Eyed Susie

AFS 3115
A1. Run, Nigger, Run
B1. Oh, My Little Darling
B2. Want a Little Water, Johnny
B3. Cross-Eyed Gopher

AFS 3116
A1. Who Will Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet?
A2. Cripple Creek
B1. Humpbacked Mule
B2. Old Dan Tucker

AFS 3117
A1&B1. Uncle Bud
B2. Liza Jane

AFS 3118
A1. Old Joe Clark
A2&B1. Miss Cindy
B2. Sally Goodin


Dennis O. "Dent" Wimmer
Recorded at Paynes Creek section, Virginia, Floyd County, by Tom Carter, March 27, 1974.
AFS 18,665

1. Salt River
2. Poplar Pole
3. Shootin' Creek
4. Shady Grove
5. Jake Gilly
6. Coo Coo Bird
7. Sugar Babe
8. John Henry
9. John Hardy
10. Roustabout
11. Black Eyed Daisy
12. Stay All Night and Don't Go Home
13. Groundhog

Recorded at Paynes Creek section, Virginia, Floyd County, by Tom Carter, March 27, 1974.
AFS 18,666

3. Never Miss Your Mama Till She's Gone
4. Tenbrooks
5. Trouble in Mind
6. Wild Bill Jones
7. Cumberland Gap
8. Half Shaved Nigger

(with Sam Connors, fiddle)
Recorded at Copper Hill, Virginia, by Tom Carter, August 12, 1974.
AFS 18,694

6. Fire on the Mountain
7. Old Joe Clark

(with Sam Connors, fiddle on cuts 7-10, 14)
AFS 18,700

1. Never Miss Your Mama Till She's Gone
2. Coo-Coo Bird
3. Roustabout
7. Cotton-Eyed Joe
8. Pig in a Pen
9. Pin in a Pen (again)
10. Sally Ann
13. Shootin' Creek
14. "Old Time" Fire on the Mountain


C. B. Wohlford
Recorded at Marion, Virginia, by Sidney Robertson Cowell and Maud Karpeles, September 16, 1950.
AFS 10,005

A1. Arkansas Traveler
A2. Mississippi Sawyer
A3. Cumberland Gap


Claude Wolfenberger
Recorded at Thorn Hill, Tennessee, by Peter Hoover, circa August 1960.
AFS 15,059

B1. Cripple Creek
B2. Sourwood Mountain
B3. Sinful to Flirt
B4. Tragic Romance (Naomi Wise)
B5. The End of the World
B6. I Don't Love Nobody
B7. She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain
B8. Wildwood Flower
B9. The Wreck of the Old 97
B10. Black-Eyed Susie
B11. Old Joe Clark
B12. Lovin' Henry
B13. Muddy Road
B14. Poor Ellen Smith
B15. John Hardy
B16. Buffalo Gals
B17. Eight More Miles to Louisville
B18. Pallet on Your Floor
B19. This Old House
B20. In the Pines
B21. Please Come Back Little Pal
B22. Cumberland Gap


De Costa Woltz (See also, Frank Jenkins) (with Ben Jarrell, fiddle; Frank Jenkins, banjo)
Recorded at Mount Airy, North Carolina, Surry County, by B.F. Jarrell, circa late 1920s ("Southern Broadcaster 78's made for Gennett in the late 20's).
AFS 18,599

7. Brown's Dream
8. Yellow Rose of Texas
9. Jack of Diamonds
10. Richmond Cotillion


Charlie Woods
Recorded at Ferrum, Virginia, by Tom Carter, July 27, 1974.
AFS 18,699

1. Din-ee-o (Gals)
2. Din-ee-o (Gals) (again)
2a. Sweet Sunny South
3. John Henry


Oscar Wright (with Eugene Wright, guitar on cut 27)
Recorded at Princeton, West Virginia, by Alan Jabbour, June 16, 1966.
AFS 13,034

B27. Sandy River
B28. Sandy River (again)

Recorded at Princeton, West Virginia, by Eric Olsen and Malcolm Owen, June 29, 1969.
AFS 14,093

A1. Jake Gilly
A2. Cidermill
A3. Sandy River (snatches and tuning)
A4. Sandy River
A5. Shaving a Dead Nigger
A6. Shady Grove
A7. Stoney Point
A8. Cumberland Gap
A10. Walking in the Parlour
A31. John Henry
A32. Pretty Polly
A33. Cluck Old Hen
A34. [?]
A35. Salt Creek
A36. Walking in the Parlour
A37. [?]
A38. Jake Gillis
A39. [?]
A40. Arkansas Traveler
A41. Keep Off the Grass
A42. Arkansas Traveler (again)
A43. Gentle Annie
A44. Swanee River
A45. Swanee River (again)


Arthur Young
Recorded at Tate City, Georgia, by Peter Hoover, May 15, 1964.
AFS 15,070

A1. Mr. Garfield
A2. Booth Shot Lincoln
A3. Girl I Left in Tennessee
A4. Liza Jane
A5. Groundhog
A6. Lightning Express
A7. Sourwood Mountain


Unidentified Solo Banjo Players
(sorted by AFS number)

AFS 408
A1. Bootlegger Song/Goodnight Ladies
"Sung by young man with banjo."
Recorded at New Bight, Cat Island, Bahamas, by Mary Elizabeth Barnicle and Alan Lomax, July, 1935.

AFS 411
B1. Watermelon Spoiling on the Vine
"Sung by Negro with banjo."
Recorded at New Bight, Cat Island, Bahamas, by Mary Elizabeth Barnicle and Alan Lomax, July, 1935.

AFS 412
A1. Mama Don't Want No Peas, No Rice, No Coconut Oil
"Sung by young man with banjo."
Recorded at New Bight, Cat Island, Bahamas, by Mary Elizabeth Barnicle and Alan Lomax, July, 1935.

AFS 3680
B1. Waltz
"Played by unidentified man on banjo."
Recorded at Mitchell, South Dakota, by Nicholas Ray, October, 1939.

AFS 4789
B4. Sally Goodin
"Played by a fiddle band, with guitar and banjo"
Recorded at Asheville, North Carolina Folk Festival, Asheville, North Carolina, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerome Wiesner, August, 1941.

AFS 4793
B4. Cumberland Gap
B5. Listen to the Mockingbird
"Played by [unidentified individual] on banjo."
Recorded at the Asheville, North Carolina Folk Festival, Asheville, North Carolina, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerome Wiesner, August 1941.

AFS 7887
A1. Jesse James
"Two voices, with banjo and guitar."
Recorded at North Carolina [?], by Artus M. Moser, [circa July, 1945].

AFS 7941
B1. Banjo Hoedown
"No particulars"
Recorded at Renfro Valley Folk Festival, Kentucky, by Artus M. Moser, April, 1946.

AFS 9836
A1. Soldier's Joy
"Square dancing and calling with fiddle and banjo"
Recorded at the National Folk Festival, Washington, D. C., May, 1938.
[This may be related to AFS 9833B5, with Fred Colby and his group]


Unidentified Banjo Players in Bands
(sorted by AFS number)

AFS 1350
A2. Humpbacked Mule
"Played by West Virginia and North Carolina Liners."
Recorded at Galax, Virginia, by John A. and Bess Lomax, July, 1937.

AFS 1629
A1. John Henry
"Sung by the Skyline farms group with guitar, fiddle, and banjo."
Recorded at Washington, D.C., by Alan Lomax, May, 1938.

AFS 1693
A2. The New River Train
"Sung and played by the Ridge Rangers."
Recorded at Cincinnati, Ohio, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, March, 1938.

AFS 1694
A2. Shortenin' Bread
A3. Irish Washerwoman
"Played by Bellbrook String Band, directed by Clarence Brown."
Recorded at Cincinnati, Ohio, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, March, 1935.

AFS 3307
A2. Lop-Eared Mule
"Played by Rich family on fiddles, guitar, mandolin, and banjo, with calling by Otis Pugh.
Recorded at Arthurdale, West Virginia, by Charles Seeger, August, 1936.

AFS 3331 (see also AFS 5140-5143 for other King Family music with banjo)
A1&B1. Old Arkansas' Got Something
"Sung by Mr. King with fiddle, with banjo and guitar by the King family."
Recorded at the Calipatria migratory camp, Calipatria, California, by Margaret Valiant, February, 1936 [or possibly 1939].

AFS 3573
B1. Train Blues
B2. Mollie Put the Kettle On
"Played by Dewey, Awilda, and Myrle Hamrick on violin, guitar, and tenor banjo.
Recorded at Tygart Valley Homesteads, Elkins, West Virginia, by Gordon Barnes, April, 1939.

AFS 3575
A2. Under the Double Eagle
A3. Mississippi Sawyer
"Played by Happy Mountaineers." [possible tenor banjo playing]
Recorded at Tygart Valley Homesteads, Elkins, West Virginia, by Gordon Barnes, April, 1939.

AFS 3896 (see also Walter Van Bass)
B1. On the Old Kissimmee Prairie
"Played by Bob Hall, Walter Van Bass, Ned Hugh Bass, and J. C. King on banjo, guitar, and violins."
Recorded at Caruja Ranch, Kenansville, Florida, by Carita Doggett Corse and Robert Cornwall, July, 1940.

AFS 3897 (see also Walter Van Bass)
A1. Give Me a Ranch Down in Florida
A2. Sharem [Shear'em]
"Played by Bob Hall, Walter Van Bass, Ned Hugh bass, and J. C. King on banjo, guitars, and fiddles."
Recorded at Caruja Ranch, Kenansville, Florida, by Carita Doggett Corse and Robert Cornwall, July, 1940.

AFS 4790
A6. Asheville
"Played by the Hilltop Mountaineers Fiddle Band" (see also AFS 4799B3)
Recorded at the Asheville, North Carolina Folk Festival, Asheville, North Carolina, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerome Wiesner, August, 1941.

AFS 4790
B2. Happy [?]
"(guitar, banjo, violin) Played by the Stewart Band"
Recorded at the Asheville, North Carolina Folk Festival, Asheville, North Carolina, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerome Wiesner, August, 1941.

AFS 4790
B4. Cindy
B5. Pop Goes the Weasel
"Played by the Farmers Federation Band (banjos, fiddle, guitar, and accordian)"
Recorded at the Asheville, North Carolina Folk Festival, Asheville, North Carolina, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerome Wiesner, August, 1941.

AFS 4799
A6. Old dance piece
"Played by the Farmers Federation Band (banjos, fiddle, guitar, and accordian)"
Recorded at the Asheville, North Carolina Folk Festival, Asheville, North Carolina, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerome Wiesner, August, 1941.

AFS 4799
B3. Get Along Home, Cindy
"Played by the Hilltop Mountaineers on fiddle, guitar, and banjo" (see also AFS 4790A6)

AFS 4804
B3. Cumberland Gap
B5. Downfall of Paris
"Played on fiddle and banjo by the Helton Brothers."
Recorded at Asheville, North Carolina, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerome Wiesner, 1941.

AFS 4806
A2. Sandy River
A3. Big Footed Nigger
"Played on fiddle and banjo by the Helton Brothers (?)"
Recorded at Asheville, North Carolina, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerome Wiesner, 1941.

AFS 5140 (see also AFS 3331A1&B1)
A4. Ragtime Annie
A5. Girl I Left Behind Me
"By the King family (banjo, guitar, bass viol, mandolin, and fiddle)"
Recorded at Visalia, California, by Todd-Sonkin, August, 1941.

AFS 5141 (see also AFS 3331A1&B1)
A1. Girl I Left Behind Me
A2. Silver Bells
B1. Shout, Miss Lulu
B2. Fod
"By the King family on home-made gourd instruments. (banjo, guitar, bass, mandolin, and fiddle)"
Recorded at Visalia, California, by Todd-Sonkin, August, 1941.

AFS 5142 (see also AFS 3331A1&B1)
A1. Cotton-Eyed Joe
A2. Kickin' Mule
"Played by the King family"
Recorded at Visalia, California, by Todd-Sonkin, August, 1941.

AFS 5143 (see also AFS 3331A1&B1)
A1. Cripple Creek
A3. Old True Love
B2. Get Along Down Town
B3. Good Night, Greeley
"Played by the King family"
Recorded at Visalia, California, by Todd-Sonkin, August, 1941.

AFS 5165
A1. Smithy Rag
A2. Fort Valley Blues
"(guitar, banjo, bass fiddle) Played by the Smith Band"
Recorded at Georgia, by John Work, 1941.

AFS 5215
A1. Virginia Reel
B1. Plain Quadrille
"Played by Lefty Girard and Boys"
Recorded at Ripton, Vermont, by Philip Cohen, 1941.

AFS 5216
A1. Up Jumps the Devil
"Played by Lefty Girard and Boys"
Recorded at Ripton, Vermont, by Philip Cohen, 1941.

AFS 5217
B1. Square Dance
"Played by Lefty Girard and Boys"
Recorded at Ripton, Vermont, by Philip Cohen, 1941.

AFS 9861
B3. Hulls Victory
"Square dance performed by Sammy Spring and group, Massachusetts; accompanied on fiddle and banjo and piano"
Recorded at the National Folk Festival, Washington, D.C., May, 1938.


Unidentified Bands with Unidentified Banjo Players
(sorted by AFS number)

AFS 1694
B2. Old Joe Clark
"Played by Ohio string band."
Recorded Cincinnati, Ohio, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, March, 1938.

AFS 3242
B2&3. Medley
"square dance tunes unidentified. Played by dance band from central Illinois."
Recorded at the National folk festival, Chicago, Illinois, by Sidney Robertson [Cowell], May, 1937.

AFS 3244
A3. Turkey Buzzard
"Played by Asheville, N. C., dance band."
Recorded at the National folk festival, Chicago, Illinois, by Sidney Robertson [Cowell], May, 1937.

AFS 3258
A1. Dance Music
A2. Tiger Rag
A3. Old Joe Clark
"Played by Livingston dance band."
Recorded at the National folk festival, Chicago, Illinois, by Sidney Robertson [Cowell], May, 1937.

AFS 3259
A1. Grand March
A2. Smoky Mountain Song
A3. Flop-Eared Mule
A4. Eighth of August
B1. Kings' Head
B2. Golden Slippers
B3. Climbing Up the Golden Stairs
"Played by Champaign County dance band.
Recorded at the National folk festival, Chicago, Illinois, by Sidney Robertson [Cowell], May, 1937.

AFS 4783
B4. Ida Red
B5. Bobby Halsey
"Played by band"
Recorded at Rugby, Virginia, by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax, 1941.

AFS 4789
B4. Sally Goodin
"Played by a fiddle band, with guitar and banjo"
Recorded at the Asheville, North Carolina Folk Festival, Asheville, North Carolina, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerome Wiesner, August, 1941.

AFS 4792
A4. Square Dane Tune (unidentified)
"Played by [?] Fiddle, banjo, and guitar"
Recorded at the Asheville, North Carolina Folk Festival, Asheville, North Carolina, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerome Wiesner, August, 1941.

AFS 4793
A3. Sally Anne
"Played by fiddle band"
Recorded at the Asheville, North Carolina Folk Festival, Asheville, North Carolina, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerome Wiesner, August, 1941.

AFS 4798
A4. Lonesome Road Blues
"Played by string band"
Recorded at Asheville, North Carolina, by Joe Liss, Alan Lomax, and Jerome Wiesner, August, 1941.

AFS 5234
B2. Soldier's Joy
B3. Arkansas Traveler
Recorded at Virginia, by Alan Lomax, [1941].

AFS 9845
B3. Pacific Quadrille
"Fiddles, dulcimer, spoons, and banjo[?]"
Recorded at the National Folk Festival, Washington, D.C., 1938.

AFS 9849
A7. Sourwood Mountain
"Vocals, fiddle, banjo, and guitar"
Recorded at the National Folk Festival, Washington, D.C., 1938.

AFS 9865
A1. Lop-Eared Mule
A3. Johnny's Breakdown
A7. Mississippi Sawyer
"Fiddle, guitar, and banjo [and/or mandolin (on cut 7)] instrumental"
Recorded at the National Folk Festival, Washington, D.C., 1938.

 

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