Masters of the old-time country autoharp [sound recording].
- Physical Description: 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, p2006.
Originally released on the LP Mountain music played on autoharp, Folkways FA 2365, 1962 (principally), and FA 2315, 1957; includes 14 previously unissued tracks.
Program notes by Mike Seeger and Charles Wolfe and biographical notes on the performers (30 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
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Stoney's waltz (Ernest Stoneman) -- Sweet Marie (Neriah & Kenneth Benfield) -- John Henry ; May I sleep in your barn tonight, mister? (Kilby Snow) ; She'll be coming around the mountain (Kilby Snow with Wade Ward) -- Sweet sunny South ; Bile 'em cabbage down ; Marching through Georgia ; Wreck of Number Nine (Ernest Stoneman) -- Ella's grave ; Waltz (Neriah Benfield) -- Old Joe Clark ; Shortening bread (Kenneth Benfield) -- Cindy ; Budded roses ; Flop-eared mule ; Home sweet home (Kilby Snow) -- Springtime again, little Annie ; Great reaping day (Ernest Stoneman) -- Weeping willow tree (Kenneth & Neriah Benfield) -- I'm alone, all alone (Ernest Stoneman with Mike Seeger) -- All I got's gone (Ernest Stoneman) -- Benfield hoedown (Idaho girl) (Neriah Benfield) -- Bonaparte's retreat (Kenneth Benfield) -- Chinese breakdown (Neriah & Kenneth Benfield) -- Wildwood flower (Kilby Snow with Mike Seeger) -- Tragic romance (Kilby Snow with Hazel Dickens & Mike Seeger) -- Close by (Kilby Snow) -- Way down in the country ; Golden slippers (Kenneth Benfield) -- Lights in the valley (Neriah & Kenneth Benfield) -- Chicken reel ; Precious jewel ; Muleskinner blues (Kilby Snow) -- Red River Valley (Kilby & Jim Snow) -- Hallelujah side (Ernest Stoneman) -- Jacob's ladder (Kenneth Benfield) -- Ain't going to work tomorrow (Kilby Snow).
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Producer: Mike Seeger.
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