Chet Parker The Hammered Dulcimer Played by Chet Parker (1966) CD
"This item is part of the Folkways archives. The original liner notes from the LP are included."
Released in 1966, when the hammer(ed) dulcimer's future was uncertain, this album features medleys of mostly old time fiddle tunes played on this psaltery-like instrument. Chet Parker lived in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he was involved in the "Old Dulcimer Players' Club," a group devoted to preserving and enjoying the tones of the dulcimer.
101 Devil's Dream / Medley #1 (medley) Chet Parker 2:46 102 Pick Me Up on Your Way Down / Put Your Arms Around Me Honey/ Spanish Two Step / Flickstein (medley) Chet Parker 4:36 103 Medley #2 - Delida Polka / She's Too Fat for Me / Medley #3 :Temperance Reel / Buffalo Breakdown Chet Parker 4:03 104 Medley #4 - Soldier's Joy / Second of First Place Quadrilles by Cuberdan Chet Parker 4:02 105 Medley #5 - Raggedy Ann / Old Spinning Wheel / Chicken Reel / Rickett's Hornpipe / Medley #6 - Irish Washerwoman / MacNamara's Band / Clancy Lowered the Boom / St. Patrick's Day in the Morning / Larry O'Gaff Chet Parker 4:23 106 Bald Headed End of the Broom / Medley #7- Julayda / Tip Top Polka / Barbara Polka Chet Parker 3:48 201 Medley #8 - Rainbow / Silver Bells Chet Parker 3:00 202 Medley #9 - Red Wing / Polly Wolly Doodle All the Day Chet Parker 3:30 203 Fisher's Hornpipe / Medley #10 Chet Parker 2:57 204 Medley #11 Chet Parker 2:59 205 Medley # 12 Chet Parker 2:29 206 Medley #13 - Turkey in the Straw / Little Brown Jug / White Cockade Reel Chet Parker 2:39 207 First, Second, and Fourth Set Quadrilles from "My Best Girl" Chet Parker 3:32 v