Southern Banjo Sounds

Southern Banjo Sounds

Mike Seeger SFW40107

A survey of traditional Southern banjo techniques, styles, instrumentals and songs played solo on a variety of 23 mostly vintage banjos. Styles range from 19th-century African-American Mississippi style to a song played in the style evolved in the 1940s by Northern Carolinian Earl Scruggs. Recorded and annotated by Mike Seeger.


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Year Released 1998
Record Label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Source Archive Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Copyright 1998 Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Genre(s) American Folk; Old Time
Country(s) United States
Culture Group(s) Anglo-American
Instrument(s) Banjo
Language(s) English
Subject(s) Banjo music; Folk songs--United States; Folksong revival; String band
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101 Soon in the Morning Babe Mike Seeger 1:24
102 Josh Thomas's Roustabout Mike Seeger 2:41
103 The Blue Tailed Fly (Jimmie Crack Corn) Mike Seeger 2:16
104 Darling Cora (Darling Corey) Mike Seeger 3:51
105 Devil's Dream Mike Seeger 1:52
106 Little Birdie Mike Seeger 3:23
107 Around the World Mike Seeger 2:23
108 Whoopin' Up Cattle Mike Seeger 3:02
109 Flop Eared Mule Mike Seeger 1:49
110 Lost Gander Mike Seeger 2:22
111 The Sailor and the Soldier Mike Seeger 2:00
112 American Spanish Fandango Mike Seeger 2:12
113 Got No Silver Nor Gold Blues Mike Seeger 2:23
114 We're Up Against It Now Mike Seeger 2:31
115 That's What the Old Bachelor's Made Out Of Mike Seeger 2:38
116 The Last of Callahan Mike Seeger 1:49
117 Lady Gay Mike Seeger 3:44
118 Down South Blues Mike Seeger 2:48
119 Last Night When My Willie Came Home Mike Seeger 3:25
120 Wabash Cannonball Mike Seeger 2:03
121 Bright Sunny South Mike Seeger 2:57
122 Roll On John Mike Seeger 3:11
123 Needlecase Mike Seeger 1:31
124 Come My Little Pink Mike Seeger 2:45
125 Battle in the Horseshoe Mike Seeger 1:54
126 I'm Head Over Heels in Love Mike Seeger 2:23
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