Various Artists: Southern Journey V.2: Ballads And Breakdowns - Songs from the Southern Mountains
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A voyage of the road and the mind, pioneering the use of stereo recording in the field, Alan Lomax's Southern Journey is a 13-volume series of original recordings evoking the musical world of the rural South and an era before radio, movies and television. In 1959 and 1960 Alan Lomax returned to the South to rediscover the still-vibrant traditions of our country. These classic recordings of American folk music recorded in the Blue Ridge Mountains include such artists as Wade Ward, Hobart Smith, E.C. Ball, Texas Gladden and many others.
Old Joe Clark - Wade Ward Poor Ellen Smith - Estil C. Ball Sourwood Mountain - Hobart Smith The Girl I Left Behind - Spencer Moore John Henry - Glen Stoneman Three Little Babes - Texas Gladden Bonaparte's Retreat - Norman Edmonds June Apple - Charlie Higgins & Wade Ward Peg An' Awl - Hobart Smith Sally Anne - George Stoneman The Fox Chase - Wade Ward/Bob Carpenter The Banks Of The Ohio - Ruby Vass Willow Garden - Charlie Higgins/Wade Ward Graveyard Blues - Hobart Smith Uncle Charlie's Breakdown - Charlie Higgins & Wade Ward The Burglar Man - Bob Carpenter Fly Around My Blue-Eyed Girl - Hobart Smith Single Girl - Ruby Vass Parson Burrs - Hobart Smith Piney Woods Gal - Charlie Higgins & Wade Ward Hicks' Farewell - Texas Gladden Black Annie - Hobart Smith The Little Schoolboy - Hobart Smith Breaking Up Christmas - Norman Edmonds Whole Heap A Little Horses - Texas Gladden Cluck Old Hen - Wade Ward This CD is also available as a download from