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Gems of Bluegrass #824

From: Philip Nusbaum
Series: Gems of Bluegrass
Length: 05:42

program suggested for June 7 - 13, 2008

Phil2web_small Highly produced module explores the type of traditional bluegrass song that focuses on home, family and eternity.

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Highly produced module explores the type of traditional bluegrass song that focuses on home, family and eternity.

Transcript

Old Dominion Jim & Jesse The Old Dominion Masters ?Mid the Green Fields of Virginia
Rebel Larry Sparks John Deere Tractor Love of the Mountains
Bear Family Flatt & Scruggs 1948 - 1959 Blue Ridge Cabin Home
JSP Carter Family 1927 ? 1934 The Mountains of Tennessee
County Various, Dixon Bros Hard Times in the Country Sales Tax on the Women
Bear Family Flatt & Scruggs 1948 - 1959 Blue Ridge Cabin Home
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Timing and Cues

incue could be: Bluegrass music has been many things to many people: It?s served as the soundtrack for movie villains, it?s served as an improvisational medium of cutting edge musicians, and it has also served to represent an orientation to home, family and eternity. Today?s Gem of Bluegrass focuses on this latter kind of traditional type of song.

Afterwards, i recommend you play a Lester Flatt song such as No Mother or Dad, of The Old Home Town, or Cabin in Caroline, or the Lonesome Pine fiddlers song, Windy Mountain.