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Dark Holler  Old Love Songs and Ballads CD

Dark Holler Old Love Songs and Ballads CD

  • $1599


These milestone 1960s Folkways recordings of soul-searing Appalachian ballads brought new respect for the time-worn tradition of solo song. Their power to reach deep inside us with stories of love, betrayal, and tragedy dispels the notion that ballad singers are detached and unemotional. An extraordinary bonus DVD of John Cohen's classic film The End of an Old Song brings to life the earthy existence of balladeer Dillard Chandler of Madison County, North Carolina, featured on 14 of the 26 tracks reissued here for the first time. 36-page booklet. 26 tracks, including 4 unreleased performances. 72 minutes. 

Tracks
101 The Carolina Lady
102 The Soldier Traveling from the North
103 The Sailor Being Tired
104 Young Emily
105 Pretty Fair Miss in her Garden
106 When I Wore My Apron Low
107 Pretty Saro
108 Fine Sally
109 Neighbor Girl
110 Juba This
111 Gathering Flowers
112 Gastony Song
113 Cold Rain and Snow
114 In Zepo Town
115 Don't You Remember
116 Awake, Awake
117 Mathie Grove
118 Scotland Man
119 Love Has Brought Me to Despair
120 Johnny Doyle
121 Short Time Here, Long Time Gone
122 Drunken Driver
123 Jesus Says Go
124 Meeting Is Over
125 Little Farmer Boy
126 I Wish My Baby Was Born

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