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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
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.