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Goodbye Dear Old Stepstone



Traditional, folk, vernacular, endangered, and extinct music from America and elsewhere. Hosted by Nathan Salsburg, production manager of The Alan Lomax Collection and staff member at the Alan Lomax Archive in NYC, Goodbye Dear Old Stepstone celebrates homegrown music everywhere.



Playlist *



01 Bascom Lamar Lunsford - Goodbye Dear Old Stepstone (2:20)

Music from South Turkey Creek (Rounder)



02 Henry Thomas - Red River Blues (3:03)

Complete recorded works in chronological order (1927-1929) (Document)



03 Elder Charles Beck - Drinkin Shine(3:15)

Complete recordings in chronological order (1930-1939) (Eden)



04 Dellie Norton - Little Swallow (1:13)

Appalachia: Old Traditions from VA & NC (Home Made)



05 Arthur Smith Trio - Chittlin Cookin Time in Cheatham County (2:32)

Smoky Mountain Ballads 78 album (Victor)



06 Weems String Band - Greenback Dollar (3:05)

Echoes from the Ozarks (County)



07 Henry Morrison, John Davis, GA Sea Island Singers - Hop Along Let's Get Her (1:05)

Earliest Times: Georgia Sea Island Songs for Everyday Living (Rounder)



08 Unidentified girls - Hopali (1:46)

Deep River of Song: Alabama (Rounder)



09 Rev. Lester Knox preaching (1:14)



10 Unidentified singer - The Master's Bouquet (1:50)
Reverend Lester Knox: Put Your Face In Gwod: The 366th Revival (The Smack Shire)



11 Stanley Brothers - The Master's Bouquet (2:26)

Sacred Songs from the Hills (Starday)



12 Emmett Lord - Women (2:47)

Rare L.A. Tracks (Bacchus Archives)



*Many vintage records of this ilk have of course been reissued in scores by many different imprints. I've listed only my sources and not those that others more expert/concerned might consider "definitive."
 

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Traditional, folk, vernacular, endangered, and extinct music from America and elsewhere.

Hosted by Nathan Salsburg, an archivist, producer, and writer based in Louisville, Kentucky. He has worked for the The Alan Lomax Archive since 2000, for which he currently serves in the capacities of production manager, photo and video archivist, and general digital catalog editor. Salsburg maintains an index of online vernacular music resources at his blog, roothogordie.wordpress.com, contributes occasional music writing to the Louisville Eccentric Observer and the Other Music weekly update, and is curator of Twos & Fews, a vernacular music imprint in collaboration with Chicago's Drag City label.
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