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Author Watson, Doc, performer.

Title The original Folkways recordings of Doc Watson and Clarence Ashley : 1960-1962.

Published Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Folkways, [1994]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
Series Smithsonian global sound for libraries.
Notes "Some of these these tracks were issued between 1961 and 1963 as Old Time Music at Clarence Ashley's, vols 1 and 2 (Folkways 2355 and 2359)" and "contains 20 previously unreleased selections" -- Outer container.
Detailed notes, including information on the dates, locations, and personnel or the recordings, by Ralph Rinzler, with selected bibliography and discography ([36] p. : ill.) inserted in original container.
Folk songs, principally with guitar and/or banjo.
Previously issued as compact discs.
Contents Crawdad song -- I'm sitting on top of the world -- Lee Highway blues -- Free little bird -- The coo-coo bird -- Rising sun blues -- Looking t'ward heaven -- Ramblin hobo (1:27) -- Rambling hobo (1:36) -- Shady grove -- Cumberland Gap -- Tough luck -- Humpbacked mule -- My home's across the Blue Ridge Mountains -- Way down town -- Banks of the Ohio -- Little Sadie -- Carroll County blues -- Cluck old hen -- Chilly winds : (Lonesome Road blues) -- Sweet heaven when I die -- Fire on the mountain -- Will the circle be unbroken -- Daniel prayed -- Amazing grace -- Sally Ann -- Richmond blues -- Old Ruben -- Willie Moore -- Walking boss -- Shout Lulu -- Skillet good and greasy -- Pretty Little Pink -- Run, Jimmie, run -- Hicks' farewell -- The old man at the mill - A short life of trouble -- Brown's dream -- Footprints in the snow -- I'm going back to Jericho -- Peg and awl -- Maggie Walker blues -- God's gonna ease my troublin' mind -- I saw a man at the close of day -- Handsome Molly -- John Henry -- Honey Babe blues -- Wayfaring pilgrim.
Performers Clarence Ashley, banjo, vocals ; Doc Watson, guitar, banjo, harominca, vocals ; Clint Howard, guitar, vocals ; Fred Price, fiddle, vocals ; Jack Johnson, banjo ; Arnold Watson, banjo, harpmonica, vocals ; Gaither Carlton, banjo, fiddle ; "New River Jack" Burchett, banjo, vocals ; other musicians.
Notes Recorded by Eugene Earle and Ralph Rinzler, at various times between Sept. 1960 and Apr. 1962, principally in Los Angeles, California, Deep Gap, North Carolina, and Saltvill, Virginia, and also in other locations.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2009. (Smithsonian global sound for libraries). Available via World Wide Web.
Other author Ashley, Clarence, 1895-1967.
Burchett, Jack, 1917-1967.
Carlton, Gaither, 1901-1972.
Howard, Clint, 1930-
Price, Fred, 1915-1987.
Subject Banjo music.
Folk music -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Folk songs, English -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Variant Title Another title on outer container: Doc Watson and Clarence Ashley, the original Folkways recordings: 1960-1962.