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Times Ain't Like They Used to Be, Vol. 6: Early American Rural Music ()


Each volume in Yazoo Records' Times Ain't Like They Used to Be series (this one is the sixth installment) collects 1920s and '30s commercial 78s, and taken together they project a vital and energetic early-20th century rural America of jug and string bands, country blues players, fiddlers, banjoists, sacred singers, and musical roustabouts of every conceivable rustic style imaginable. This process makes each volume remarkably similar even as the particular artists and songs included on each may be tremendously different. ...

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  1. Robinson County
  2. Aunt Dinah's Quilting Party
  3. It's Cold in China Blues
  4. Sail Away Lady
  5. I'm Goin' Away in the Morn
  6. Seven Sister Blues
  7. Cousin Sally Brown
  8. Whoopee-Ti-Yi-Yo Git Along Little Doggies
  9. Cherry Ball Blues
  10. Milwaukee Blues
  11. Davy
  12. God Didn't Make Me No Monkey Man
  13. Sally Gooden
  14. My Trouble Blues
  15. Prayer of Death, Pt. 2
  16. Cheat 'Em
  17. Jesus Paved the Way
  18. Caroline
  19. Swamp Cat Rag
  20. Ten Cent Piece
  21. Ninety Nine Blues
  22. Rolling River
  23. At the Cross
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