Old Time Country Music

Old Time Country Music

Mike Seeger FW02325 / FA 2325

After researching, learning, and polishing songs found on early recordings of country music, multi-instrumentalist Mike Seeger laid down these rousing tracks in 1962 at his home in New Jersey. His liner notes include lyrics and indicate the sources from which he learned each song.

Year Released 1962
Record Label Folkways Records
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Copyright 2004 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / 1962 Folkways Records
Genre(s) American Folk; Old Time
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) Anglo-American
Instrument(s) Appalachian dulcimer; Autoharp; Banjo; Dobro; Fiddle; Guitar; Harmonica; Mandolin
Subject(s) Fiddle tunes; Folk songs--United States; Folksong revival; Social dancing

Download Liner Notes

101 Richmond Cotillion Mike Seeger 1:55
102 The Baldheaded End of a Broom Mike Seeger 2:49
103 Sad and Lonesome Day Mike Seeger 3:31
104 Lord Thomas Mike Seeger 3:50
105 Oh My Little Darling Mike Seeger 2:12
106 Bonaparte's Retreat Mike Seeger 1:30
107 Frankie Mike Seeger 3:04
108 Will the Weaver Mike Seeger 3:24
109 Rollin' On Mike Seeger 1:43
201 Don't Let Your Deal Go Down Mike Seeger 3:21
202 Worried Blues Mike Seeger 3:29
203 The Story of the Mighty Mississippi Mike Seeger 3:03
204 Man of Constant Sorrow Mike Seeger 2:45
205 Handsome Molly Mike Seeger 2:15
206 John Hardy Mike Seeger 2:44
207 Johnson City Blues Mike Seeger 2:48
208 Fisherman's Luck Mike Seeger 2:40
209 Sourwood Mountain Mike Seeger 1:46
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