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Hillbilly Jamboree - Various Artists

CAT. #: 643


Price: $15.00

CD 643

The real southern roots of country music, featuring authentic honky tonk and bluegrass sounds from old-time legends the Carter Family and Rose Maddox to blue grass super-star Del McCoury and revivalists Any Old Time String Band.

Although all Arhoolie / Ace CDs are imported from England, they are priced the same as domestic Arhoolie CDs. We are the exclusive importer of these CDs and they are not available from ACE's other distributors.

1.Mississippi Sawers - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers
2.Ramshackle Shack - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers
3.Milk Cow Blues - Uncle John Patterson
4.Eight Thirty Blues - The Armstrong Twins
5.The Leaves Are Falling - The Hodges Brothers
6.Miller's Reel - Homer "Pappy" Sherrill
7.Railroad Blues - Sam McGee
8.Plains, Georgia Rock - Uncle John Patterson
9.Sun Setting Time in Your Life - Bill Neely
10.Boggy Road To Texas - Homer "Pappy" Sherrill
11.Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms - Del McCoury
12.Dear Companion - Any Old Time String Band
13.Wheels - Sam McGee
14.Philadelphia Lawer - Rose Maddox
15.Greenback Dollar - The Armstrong Twins
16.Hen Cackle - Uncle John Patterson
17.Gathering Flowers On The Hillside - The Hodges Brothers
18.Run Mountain - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers
19.Ching Chong - Sam McGee
20.Hello Stranger - Any Old Time String Band
21.Sally Let Your Bangs Hang Down - Rose Maddox
22.Dreams - Del McCoury
23.Turn Your Radio On - Rose Maddox
24.Intro/Theme/I Wonder How The Old Folks Are At Home - The Carter Family

REVIEW

"Arhoolie's Hillbilly Jamboree is a terrific 24-track collection of old time and traditional country. There are a number of big names here -- including Rose Maddox, Del McCoury, and the Carter Family -- but what really makes it noteworthy is that the artists who aren't household names (Uncle Patterson, Armstrong Twins, the Hodges Brothers, Bill Neely, and Sam McGee, among others) deliver music that's equally enjoyable, resulting in a very, very good sampler."

-Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Allmusic.com