Fly Down Little Bird CD $16
Mike and Peggy revisit songs they learned as kids from field recordings. Not "children's songs," these have a wide range in sound and subject: the quirky fun of Fod, the Poor Little Turtle Dove's lovesick plaint, a ballad in unaccompanied octaves, social commentary in The Farmer Is The Man, the spooky religiosity of Blood-Stained Banders. The two singers play various combinations of banjo, guitar, fiddle, harmonica, mandolin, lap dulcimer, and piano. Included in the booklet are Peggy's vivid evocation of their early listening experience and several early photos.
- Old Bangum
- The Dodger Song
- Blood-Stained Banders
- Big Bee Suck the Pumpkin Stem
- Where Have You Been, My Good Old Man?
- Little Willie's My Darlin'
- The Farmer Is The Man
- Jennie Jenkins
- My Home's Across the Blue Ridge Mountains
- Poor Little Turtle Dove
- Little Birdie
- Red River Jig
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PO Box 1592
Lexington, VA 24450