Early Southern Guitar Sounds CD $16
Smithsonian Folkways, 2007

On 28 songs and tunes, Mike plays a variety of the guitar styles used in the rural South from about 1850 to 1930, on 25 different types of guitars. Featured are banjo-like styles, rags, blues, parlor and parlor-based styles, slide styles, and many accompaniment styles. Includes a 36-page booklet covering Southern guitar history, notes on songs and styles, and color photographs of many of the instruments used.

  1. Arizona
  2. Old Chisholm Trail
  3. Johnny Doyle
  4. Kenny Wagner's Surrender
  5. Fishing Blues
  6. Buckdancer's Choice
  7. I'm Crazy Over You
  8. Can't Get a Letter From Home
  9. Spanish Fandango
  10. Weary Lonesome Blues
  11. Birmingham Tickle
  12. Worried Blues
  13. White Oak Mountain
  14. Pearly Dew
  15. Shakin' the Pines In the Holler
  16. Joe Lee's Tune
  17. John Henry
  18. Guitar Rag
  19. Smoketown Strut
  20. Riley and Spencer
  21. Leaning on the Everlasting Arm
  22. After All Has Been Said and Done
  23. Big Kid's Barroom
  24. Black Jack David

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Mike's Music
PO Box 1592
Lexington, VA 24450

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