Various Artists - The Rough Guide To The Roots Of Country Music LP
Featuring the greatest names in early country music including Jimmie Rodgers, The Carter Family and Uncle Dave Macon, it’s an incredibly diverse selection of tracks ranging from the old-time banjo and string bands to slide guitar pioneers and hillbilly blues. The album includes classic tracks from the the legendary Bristol sessions in 1927 - country music’s big bang.
The perfect overview of the many different styles and key performers of early country music on one album with a unique insight into country music’s raw and intriguing roots. The album includes many forgotten gems by artists shrouded in mystery.
1. Way Down the Old Plank Road (1926) [Uncle Dave Macon and Sam McGee]
2. Somewhere Down Below the Dixon Line (1933) [Jimmie Rodgers]
3. Train on the Island (1927) [J.P. Nester]
4. Sweet Sarah Blues (1929) [Darby & Tarlton]
5. Acorn Stomp (1929) [East Texas Serenaders]
6. Chicken Roost Blues (1934) [Cliff Carlisle]
7. Gonna Swing on the Golden Gate (1927) [Fiddlin' John Carson & His Virginia Reelers]
8. Old Rub Alcohol Blues (1929) [Dock Boggs]
9. Wildwood Flower (1928) [The Carter Family]
10. Leaving Home (1926) [Carlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers]
11. Texas Wagoner (1929) [Eck Robertson and Family]
12. Darling Cora (1927) [B.F. Shelton]
13. Stack-O-Lee (1928) [Fruit Jar Guzzlers]
About this product: this compilation is pressed on black vinyl.