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BGWM 090503hr2 Blind Alfred Reed, Shady Grove

From: Dan Sadowsky
Series: The Bluegrass With Mustard Show
Length: 59:00

Deep immersion in Blind Alfred Reed covers and originals, an extended “Kontrast ‘n’ Kompare©” segment. Then onto, “More Than You Ever Wanted To Know About…©” Shady Grove!

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In 2007 Tim O’Brien produced a tribute to Blind Alfred Reed. Pastor Mustard turns the songs of this early, tragic master of what we now call the singer-songwriter craft under his jeweler’s loupe like a Hasidic diamond cutter.?And hey, what is it about the tune, “Shady Grove” that has spawned so many broad artistic interpretations? We don’t know, but we sure picked some good ones to check out

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Piece Description

In 2007 Tim O’Brien produced a tribute to Blind Alfred Reed. Pastor Mustard turns the songs of this early, tragic master of what we now call the singer-songwriter craft under his jeweler’s loupe like a Hasidic diamond cutter.?And hey, what is it about the tune, “Shady Grove” that has spawned so many broad artistic interpretations? We don’t know, but we sure picked some good ones to check out

Broadcast History

First Broadcast May 3 2009 Aspen Public Radio

Timing and Cues

:90 sec beds at 20 and 40

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

From the Church of the Nifty Blue Chrysler, Pastor Mustard bring you deep immersion in Blind Alfred Reed covers—and originals—in an extended segment we call, “Kontrast ‘n’ Kompare©”. Then onto, “More Than You Ever Wanted To Know About…©” Shady Grove, the old-timey tune that will not go away! Warning: some content may cause you to become smarter and better-looking.

OUTRO:

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times? Tim O'Brien Always Lift Him Up-A Tribute To Blind Alfred Reed. Proper American 2007 03:50
How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times Blind Alfred Reed Complete Recorded Works. Document Records 2005 03:11
How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times? Ry Cooder Ry Cooder. Reprise 1970 02:46
Black and Blue Blues Nat Reese Always Lift Him Up-A Tribute To Blind Alfred Reed. Proper American 2007 04:37
Why Do You Bob Your Hair, Girls Ann Magnuson Always Lift Him Up-A Tribute To Blind Alfred Reed. Proper AMerican 2007 03:49
Explosion in the Fairmount Mine John Lilly Always Lift Him Up-A Tribute To Blind Alfred Reed. Proper American 2007 03:39
Always Lift Him Up And Never Knock Him Down Blind Alfred Reed Complete Recorded Works. Document Records 2005 03:16
Always Lift Him Up Ry Cooder Chicken Skin Music. Reprise 1976 06:03
Shady Grove Bruce Molsky Big Hoedown. Rounder 1997 03:13
Shady Grove Pierce Pettis Great Big World. Compass 2004 03:10
Shady Grove Laura Love NeGrass. Octoroon Biography 2007 02:44
The Fatal Shore Robert Ickes Big Time. Rounder Select 2004 03:04
The Milky Way Home Sonny Landreth From The Reach. Proper 2008 04:10
Les Barres De La Prison Darol Anger Diary Of A Fiddler. Compass 1999 03:32
Utah Moon Washboard Chaz Blues Trio Courtyard Blues. Independent 2002 03:56
Lee Highway Blues Barbara Lamb Fiddle Piggy. Lots Of Coffee Records 2003 04:11
Roanoke David Grisman w Ronnie and Del McCoury Bluegrass Mandolin Extravaganza. Acoustic Disc 1999 02:47
Monroe’s Hornpipe Jerry Douglas Under The Wire. MCA 1986 03:23