Classic Bluegrass from Smithsonian Folkways ()

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While bluegrass samplers are by no means rare, it's unusual to encounter one as well thought-out as this generous (and mid-priced) package from Smithsonian Folkways, the folk label known more for its ethnomusicological field recordings than its bluegrass albums. Cynics will point out that this collection comes hot on the heels of the success of the film O Brother, Where Art Thou? and its soundtrack, but they miss the point: if bluegrass becomes trendy for a while and the result is fine albums like this one that wouldn't ...

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  1. White House Blues
  2. Our Last Goodbye
  3. When He Reached Down His Hand for Me
  4. Tiny Broken Heart
  5. New Camptown Races
  6. Suzanne
  7. I Heard My Mother Call My Name in Prayer
  8. Teardrops in My Eyes
  9. Cumberland Gap
  10. Live and Let Live
  11. The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise
  12. Hello City Limits
  13. (Legend of The) Brown Mountain Light
  14. Lonesome Road Blues
  15. The Train That Carried My Girl from Town
  16. The Little Girl and the Dreadful Snake
  17. Little Birdie
  18. Rabbit in a Log
  19. Grey Eagle
  20. Wayfaring Stranger
  21. Billy in the Lowground
  22. The Rebel Girl
  23. Train
  24. 'Neath a Cold Gray Tomb of Stone
  25. Get Up John
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Classic Bluegrass from Smithsonian Folkways
2002, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

UPC: 093074009222

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