Old-Time Music from Clay & Calhoun Counties, WV – FRC202

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Description

Four master traditional musicians from central West Virginia performing live at the 1975 Brandywine Mountain Music Convention. Skilled banjoist and singer Phoeba Cottrell Parsons (1908-2001), champion fiddler Ira J. Mullins (1902-1987) and popular mountain artist and banjo player Jenes Cottrell (d. 1980) play alongside Wilson Douglas (1922-1999), an accomplished fiddler who possessed an ancient repertoire. The Morris Brothers accompany these artists and act as MC during the concerts.

Track List

FRC202 – Old-Time Music from
Clay & Calhoun Counties, WV

Phoeba Parsons

  1. Sourwood Mountain (2:00)
  2. Minnow On The Hook (2:04)
  3. Devil and the Farmer’s Wife (1:48)
  4. John Hardy (1:54)
  5. Boston Burglar (2:28)
  6. Hard Times (2:38)
  7. Kitty Kline (2:41)
  8. Little Omie (2:25)
  9. Silver Dagger (2:32)
  10. The West Fork Girls (2:00)
  11. Up On Golden Shore (1:05)

Ira Mullins

  1. Cluck Old Hen (1:31)
  2. Cripple Creek (1:21)
  3. Fisher’s Hornpipe (2:19)
  4. Lost Train (1:11)
  5. Shortnin’ Bread (1:02) (Phoeba Parsons Ð fiddle sticks)

Jenes Cottrell

  1. Arkansas Traveller (2:45)
  2. Devil and the Farmer’s Wife (4:07)
  3. Down In The Willow Garden (3:37)
  4. Four Nights Drunk (3:45)
  5. Twist About Blues (3:07)

Wilson Douglas

  1. Sweet Sixteen (2:29)
  2. Elzic’s Farewell (2:52)
  3. Buffalo Gals (1:42)
  4. Boating Up Sandy (1:52)
  5. Paddy On The Turnpike (2:25)
  6. Rocky Road To Dublin (2:27)
  7. West Fork Girls (2:31)
  8. Salt River (2:59)
  9. Good Byes (:34)