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Playlist: American Vernacular

with rotating host Weston H on Saturday, February 18, 2017

Show Notes:

Vintage Recordings made from 1924 to 1940 reproduced exclusively from 33 1/3 microgroove records from the WCBN archive - please call 734 763-3500 to donate!

Time Artist Song Title Album Label Year
9:07 am
Fiddlin' John Carson “Bachelor's Hall” The Old Hen Cackled & the Rooster's Gonna Crow Rounder 1925
9:07 am
Eva Davis and Samantha Bumgarner “Big Eyed Rabbit” Banjo Pickin' Girl Rounder 1924
9:10 am
Uncle Dave Macon “Going Across The Sea” Early Recordings 1925-1935 County 1926
9:11 am
Gid Tanner and His Skillet Lickers “Black Eyed Susie” Gid Tanner and The Skillet Lickers Vetco 1928
9:16 am
Henry Whitter “Rabbit Race” G.B. Grayson & henry Whitter: Vol. II Old Homestead 1924
9:18 am
Joseph Falcon and Cleoma Breaux “Osson One Step” Pioneers Of Cajun Accordion 1929 - 1935 Arhoolie 1929
9:27 am
Dennis McGee and Ernest Fruge “Jeuns Gens Campagnard (Young Men From The Country)” Old Country Music In A New Land New World Recordings 1929
9:29 am
Dock Boggs “Danville Girl” False Hearted Lover's Blues Monk 1927
9:33 am
Green Bailey “Shut Up In Coal Creek Mine” Gambler's Lament Country Turtle 1929
9:37 am
The Denson Quartet “I'm On My Journey Home” I'm On My Journey Home: Vocal Styles and Resources in Folk Music New World Recordings 1928
9:39 am
Heavenly Gospel Singers “Mean Old World” Anthology of American Folk Music vol 4: Rhythmic Changes Mississippi Records / Smithsonian Folkways 1935
9:40 am
Bukka White “Fixin' To Die” Bukka White Travelin' Man 1940
9:45 am
Blind Willie Johnson “Lord I Just Can't Keep From Crying” Legend Of The Blues Columbia 1928
9:49 am
Charley Patton “High Sheriff” The Immortal Charlie Patton - Vol. 1 Origin Jazz Library 1934
9:55 am
Mississippi Sheiks “Sitting On Top Of The World” Stop and Listen Mamlish 1930