Featuring the greatest names in early country music including Jimmie Rodgers, The Carter Family and Uncle Dave Macon, it’s an incredibly diverse selection of tracks ranging from the old-time banjo and string bands to slide guitar pioneers and hillbilly blues. The album includes classic tracks from the the legendary Bristol sessions in 1927 - country music’s big bang.
The perfect overview of the many different styles and key performers of early country music on one album with a unique insight into country music’s raw and intriguing roots. The album includes many forgotten gems by artists shrouded in mystery
Tracks: Uncle Dave Macon & Sam McGee - Way Down The Old Plank Road / Charlie Poole & The North Carolina Ramblers - Leaving Home / Jimmie Rodg- ers - Somewhere Down Below The Dixon Line / J.P. Nester - Train On The Island / Darby & Tarlton - Sweet Sarah Blues / Dock Boggs - Old Rub Alcohol Blues / East Texas Serenaders - Acorn Stomp / Clarence Ashley - The Coo Coo Bird / The Carter Family - Wildwood Flower / Tenneva Ramblers - The Longest Train I Ever saw / Earl Johnson & His Dixie Entertainers - Ain’t Nobody’s Business / B.F. Shelton - Darling Cora / Ernest V. Stoneman & The Sweet Brothers - John Hardy / Cli Carlisle - Chicken Roost Blues / Eck Robertson & Family - Texas Wagoner / Ray Brothers - Got The Jake Leg Too / Fruit Jar Guzzlers - Stack-O- Lee / Wilmer Wa s & The Lonely Eagles - Sleepy Desert / Gid Tanner & His Skil- let Lickers - It Ain’t Gonna Rain No Mo’ / Burne & Rutherford - Curly Headed Woman / Fiddlin’ Doc Roberts Trio - Cumberland Blues / Lowe Stokes - Billy In The Lowground / Buell Kazee - The Orphan Girl / Leake County Revelers - Leake County Blues / Fiddlin’ John Carson & His Virginia Reelers - Gonna SwingOn The Golden Gate