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American Banjo: Three-Finger and Scruggs Style

Various Artists
American Banjo: Three-Finger and Scruggs Style

This recording was the first bluegrass LP ever released. The reissue now contains 16 additional tracks, a total of 43 tunes played by the immortal Snuffy Jenkins and others, including Smiley Hobbs. A banjo classic that runs 60 minutes in length. "...[A]s unspoiled as the day they were recorded..." — Rolling Stone

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Track Listing

101
Shortening Bread Smiley Hobbs, Pete Kuykendall, and Mike Seeger 0:49
102
Pig in a Pen Smiley Hobbs, Pete Kuykendall, and Mike Seeger 1:15
103
Train 45 Smiley Hobbs, Pete Kuykendall, and Mike Seeger 2:22
104
Rosewood Casket Smiley Hobbs, Pete Kuykendall, and Mike Seeger 1:30
105
Cotton Eye Joe Smiley Hobbs, Pete Kuykendall, and Mike Seeger 1:44
106
Don't Let Your Deal Go Down J.C. Sutphin 1:03
107
Under the Double Eagle J.C. Sutphin 1:57
108
I Don't Love Nobody J.C. Sutphin 1:37
109
Sally Goodin' / Sally Ann (medley) Junie Scruggs 1:44
110
Cripple Creek Junie Scruggs 1:21
111
Cumberland Gap Snuffy Jenkins 1:37
112
John Henry Snuffy Jenkins 1:36
113
Chicken Reel Snuffy Jenkins 1:17
114
Shortening Bread Snuffy Jenkins 1:27
115
John Henry Snuffy Jenkins 1:12
116
Lonesome Road Blues Snuffy Jenkins 1:17
117
Kansas City Kitty / Big Eared Mule (medley) Snuffy Jenkins 2:08
118
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star Snuffy Jenkins 1:26
119
Careless Love Snuffy Jenkins 1:19
120
Sally Ann / Sally Goodin' (medley) Snuffy Jenkins 2:00
201
Home, Sweet Home Oren Jenkins 1:08
202
Spanish Fandango Oren Jenkins 1:25
203
Cripple Creek Oren Jenkins 1:19
204
Down the Road Oren Jenkins 1:08
205
Liza Jane Oren Jenkins 1:33
206
Hey, Mr. Banjo Oren Jenkins 0:51
207
Bugle Call Rag Oren Jenkins 1:08
208
Cackling Hen / Cumberland Gap (medley) Joe Stuart 2:09
209
Dear Old Dixie Larry Richardson 1:19
210
Little Maggie Larry Richardson 1:15
211
Take Me Back to the Sweet Sunny South Larry Richardson 1:20
212
Bucking Mule Larry Richardson 1:23
213
Lonesome Road Blues Larry Richardson 2:03
214
Turkey in the Straw Don Bryant and Pete Kuykendall 1:00
215
Jenny Lynn Don Bryant and Pete Kuykendall 0:48
216
Irish Washerwoman Pete Kuykendall 1:03
217
Wildwood Flower Eugene Cox and Roni Stoneman 1:37
218
Lonesome Road Blues Eugene Cox and Roni Stoneman 1:15
219
Ground Hog Mike Seeger and Bob Baker 1:39
220
Cindy Dick Rittler, Hazel Dickens, and Mike Seeger 1:45
221
Little Pal Kenny Miller 1:01
222
Rueben's Train Kenny Miller and Mike Seeger 1:36
223
Jesse James / Hard Ain't it Hard (medley) Eric Weissberg, Mike Seeger, and Ralph Rinzler 2:30

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