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Vern & Ray - San Francisco-1968

CAT. #: 524

Price: $15.00

CD 524

Vern Williams ‚ mandolin & vocals; Ray Park ‚ guitar, fiddle & vocals; Herb Pedersen ‚ banjo & vocals; Howard Courtney - bass.
Recorded LIVE at the San Francisco Folk Festival.

"So there we were 38 years ago, with all the raw energy Vern & Ray would bring to one of their shows. They were the 'real deal' folks, I'll never forget what I learned from them and I'm still proud to have been a part of it." — Herb Pedersen

1. Band Intro
2. 20 Second Rag
3. How Many Times
4. Muleskinner Blues
5. Sweet Fern
6. Intro
7. The Leather Britches
8. I Wonder Where You Are Tonight
9. Little Georgia Rose
10. The Buckin'' Mule
11. The Bottle Let Me Down
12. Ode To The Little Brown Shack
13. Poor Ellen Smith
14. Hard Times
15. The Touch Of God's Hand
16. On My Mind
17. Orange Blossom Special


“At long last, a release from the greatest bluegrass act ever to come out of Northern California! Mandolinist Vern Williams was one of the great tenor singers, while Ray Park doubled on guitar and fiddle and added heartfelt vocals of his own…it’s one of the hardest, purest-sounding bluegrass trios ever!...This one belongs in any bluegrass library.”

-Collectors’ Choice