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A Distant Land to Roam

A Distant Land to Roam (Musical Traditions MTCD516)

A Distant Land to Roam
Anglo-American Songs and Tunes from Texas to Maine
Part 1 of the Old World/New World Trilogy
Various Artists

Musical Traditions Records MTCD516 (CD, UK, 2018)

Musical Traditions booklet notes by Mike Yates and Rod Stradling

CD Tracks

  1. Mellie Dunham’s Orchestra: Mountain Rangers (Roud 8503) tune (3.23)
  2. B F Shelton: Oh Molly Dear (Roud 22620, 22621; Laws M4; Henry H722) (3.07)
  3. Mr & Mrs Ernest V Stoneman: Mountaineer’s Courtship (Roud 313) (3.21)
  4. Lonesome Luke & His Farm Boys: Wild Hog in the Woods (Roud 29; Child 18) (3.00)
  5. Emry Arthur: Ethan Lang (Roud 369; Laws L5) (3.09)
  6. Riley Puckett: Old Molly Hare (Roud 7781) (3.08)
  7. Blind Boy Fuller: Cat Man Blues (Roud 114; Child 274; G/D 7:1460; Henry H21ab) (3.12)
  8. Bradley Kincaid: The Two Sisters (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (3.08)
  9. The Hill Billies: Silly Bill (Roud 442; G/D 4:891) (3.02)
  10. Will Starks: The Fox Hunter's Song (Roud 584; TYG 76) (2.39)
  11. Riley Puckett: Soldier, Will You Marry Me? (Roud 489) (3.22)
  12. The Dixon Brothers: Jimmie and Sallie (Roud 31091) (2.53)
  13. Louisiana Lou: The Export Girl (Roud 263; Laws P35; G/D 2:200) (3.28)
  14. Ernest V Stoneman and the Dixie Mountaineers: Hop Light Ladies (Roud 6679) tune (4.13)
  15. The Red Fox Chasers: Two Babes in the Wood (Roud 288; Laws Q34) (2.51)
  16. Bascom Lamar Lunsford: Darby's Ram (Roud 126; G/D 3:645; TYG 59) (3.19)
  17. Dick Devall: Tom Sherman’s Barroom (Roud 2; Laws Q26/B1; G/D 7:1404; Henry H680) (2.43)
  18. John Batzell: Money Musk Medley tunes (3.43)
  19. Bradley Kincaid: Fair Ellen (Roud 4; Child 73; G/D 2:212) (2.41)
  20. The Stanley Brothers: Little Glass of Wine (Roud 218; Laws P30; G/D 2:210) (2.58)
  21. Taylor’s Kentucky Boys: Soldier’s Joy (G/D 8:1743) tune (2.53)
  22. Frank Jenkin’s Pilot Mountaineers: The Railway Flagman’s Sweetheart (Roud 459; G/D 6:1145) (3.11)
  23. Gid Tanner and His Skillet Lickers: Leather Breeches (Roud 15479) tune (3.06)
  24. Ridgel's Fountain Citians: The Nick Nack Song (Roud 2792; TYG 1) (3.17)
  25. The Southern Melody Boys: Wind the Little Ball of Yarn (Roud 1404) (2.18)

All tracks trad.