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Essence of Old Kentucky

Roger Cooper: Essence of Old Kentucky (Rouder 0533)

Essence of Old Kentucky
Roger Cooper

Rounder Records 0533 (CD, USA, 2006)
Musical Traditions Records MTCD510 (CD, UK, 2010)

Roger Cooper: Essence of Old Kentucky (Musical Traditions MTCD510)

Produced and annotated by Mark Wilson;
Recorded 2003-5 in St. Albans, West Virginia and Garrison, Kentucky;
Photography by Mark Wilson

Musical Traditions booklet notes
Musical Traditions review by Mike Yates

Musician

Roger Cooper: fiddle;
Robin Kessinger: guitar;
Michael Garvin: bass, occasional guitar

Tracks

  1. Dance All Night (2.14)
  2. Stonewall Jackson (2.00)
  3. Old Kentucky Blackberry Blossom (2.13)
  4. Wild Goose Chase (2.27)
  5. Headwaters of Tygart (1.45)
  6. Jim Woodward Tune (1.48)
  7. Queen of the West (1.33)
  8. Father Wheeler's Waltz (1.45)
  9. Pond Creek Polka (2.17)
  10. Gippy, Get Your Hair Cut (2.00)
  11. Martha Campbell (2.14)
  12. Hard Up Big Kanawha (1.34)
  13. Nancy Rowland (2.10)
  14. Lazy Bow Drag (2.29)
  15. Shortening Bread (3.10)
  16. Big Indian Hornpipe (2.21)
  17. Dittany Tea (1.59)
  18. Pretty Little Indian (1.41)
  19. Golden Star Hornpipe (2.11)
  20. Flannery's Dream (3.05)
  21. Rough and Ready (2.27)
  22. We'll All Go to Heaven When the Devil Goes Blind (1.44)
  23. Birdie (2.26)
  24. Paddy Bids Farewell to America (2.06)
  25. Midnight Serenade (2.59)
  26. Trot Along, My Honey (1.41)
  27. Sally Growler (1.29)
  28. Putney's Run (1.41)
  29. Morgan on the Railroad (1.36)
  30. Soapsuds Over the Fence (1.54)
  31. Briarpicker Brown (1.45)
  32. Six White Horses (1.40)
  33. Yellow Barber (2.17)
  34. Katy Hill (2.33)