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Smoky Mountain Ballads

Smoky Mountain Ballads

Called "The Minstrel of the Appalachians," banjo player Bascom Lamar Lunsford performs a cross section of his sizeable repertoire, which contains at least three hundred songs. These songs include English ballads, topical songs, and 19th century popular songs incorporated into the North Carolina mountain tradition.

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Track Listing

101
Swannanoa Tunnel Bascom Lamar Lunsford 3:00
102
Mr. Garfield Bascom Lamar Lunsford 3:00
103
Jennie Jenkins Bascom Lamar Lunsford 2:49
104
Little Margaret Bascom Lamar Lunsford 2:55
201
Banks of the Ohio Bascom Lamar Lunsford 2:48
202
Springfield Mountain Bascom Lamar Lunsford 2:34
203
The Death of Queen Jane Bascom Lamar Lunsford 2:37
204
Mole in the Ground Bascom Lamar Lunsford 3:03

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