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The 37th Old Time Fiddler's Convention at Union Grove, North Carolina (1962)  CD

The 37th Old Time Fiddler's Convention at Union Grove, North Carolina (1962) CD

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"This item is part of the Folkways archives.  The original liner notes from the LP are included."

First held in 1924 to help raise money for a public high school and to build community spirit, the Union Grove Convention is the oldest continuous festival of its kind in America. The tracks on this compilation were recorded at the Convention in 1961 and present virtuosic talent and deep repertoire.

1. Introductory Remarks     H.P. Van Hoy     0:31    
2. Blackberry Blossom     Charlie Higgins     1:39    
3. Instrumental     The Old Timers     1:11    
4. Old Richmond     A.L. Hall Band     2:29    
5. River Stay Away From My Door     Knight, Charlie and His Country Music Boys     1:49    
6. Lost John     Red Parham and the Haywood County Ramblers     1:28    
7. Hitchhiker's Blues     The Brushy Mountain Boys     2:57    
8. Whoa Mule     Yadkin County Ramblers     1:40    
9. May I Sleep in Your Barn Tonight, Mister     Grandma Davis     1:34    
10. I Shall Not Be Moved     Bascom Lamar Lunsford and the Laurel River Band     2:20    
11. Sally Ann     The Old Timers     2:08    
12. Dance All Night     Kenneth Edwards and the Sunny Mountain Boys     2:05    
1. Twinkle Little Star     The Mountain Ramblers     1:26    
2. Ruben     The Blue Grass Mountain Boys     2:30    
3. Billy in the Lowground     The Lonesome Strangers     1:04    
4. Whiskey Took My Daddy Away     Louise Edmonds     1:45    
5. Teardrops in My Eyes     The Friendly City Playboys     2:32    
6. Grey Eagle     The Surry County Ramblers     1:40    
7. Fire on the Mountain     The Dixie Ramblers     1:28    
8. Back Up and Push     The Friendly City Playboys     1:55    
9. Sally Ann     The Mountain Ramblers     2:01    
10. Some Closing Remarks     H.P. Van Hoy     1:00    

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