Family Songs and Stories from the North Carolina Mountains

Family Songs and Stories from the North Carolina Mountains

Doug and Jack Wallin SFW40013

Described as "quite simply the finest living singer of unaccompanied British ballads in southern Appalachia," Doug Wallin of Madison County, N.C., holds the prestigious National Folk Heritage Fellowship. Accompanied on this album by his gifted brother Jack, Doug Wallin performs his family's songs in his elegant and classic style. Produced by the Folklife Section of the North Carolina Arts Council in collaboration with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.

Year Released 1995
Record Label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 1995 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Genre(s) American Folk; Old Time; Prose
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) Anglo-American
Instrument(s) Banjo; Fiddle; Guitar; Vocals
Language(s) English
Subject(s) Ballads; Folk songs--United States; Music--Appalachian Region, Southern.; Storytelling

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101 Jackaro Doug Wallin 3:34
102 The Golden Vanity Doug Wallin 3:23
103 Story About William Riley Shelton Doug Wallin 1:40
104 Omie Wise Doug Wallin 3:06
105 Darling Cora (Darling Corey) Doug and Jack Wallin 3:41
106 The Nightingale Doug Wallin 1:41
107 Pretty Little Girl with the New Dress On Doug Wallin 1:08
108 Young Emily Doug Wallin 3:01
109 Pretty Polly Jack Wallin and Jerry Adams 4:22
110 Foggy Dew Doug Wallin 1:15
111 Pretty Fair Miss in a Garden Doug Wallin 2:55
112 Roving Gambler Doug Wallin 3:11
113 Bold Lieutenant Doug Wallin 4:09
114 My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountains Doug and Jack Wallin 2:13
115 House Carpenter Doug Wallin 5:39
116 Two Ghost Stories Doug Wallin 2:14
117 Come Over Into Canaan's Land Doug Wallin 2:19
118 Rolling with the Tide Doug Wallin 1:20
119 Pretty Saro Doug Wallin 2:29
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