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  • Singer: Various
  • Album: Black Texicans (Balladeers And Songsters Of The Texas Frontier)
  • MP3: 1775 mb | FLAC: 1651 mb
  • Released: 1999
  • Style: Country Blues, Field Recording, Folk
  • Rating: 4.1/5
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Various - Black Texicans (Balladeers And Songsters Of The Texas Frontier) mp3 flac

Part of the Alan Lomax Collection.

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Arthur Armstrong - Deep River Of Song: Black Texicans: Balladeers And Songsters Of The Texas Frontier Album. Artist: Arthur Armstrong. Send "Arthur Armstrong" Ringtones to your Cell. Album: Deep River Of Song: Black Texicans: Balladeers And Songsters Of The Texas Frontier.

While collecting Texas cowboy songs in 1942 the folklorist John Lomax asked one old cowpoke if he thought it was bad luck to be born somewhere other than Texas. Not bad luck, but misfortune," came the response. These two CDS of historic Texas material provide a glimpse at what non-natives have been missing. Though it does include some Alabamians, Black Texicans focuses attention on a broad range of east Texas talent. The selections include a spectrum of material, including "eephing," work songs, cattle calls, play party songs, blues, square dance calls, and rags.

It reflects various aspects of black Texas repertoire, particularly cowboy songs (Texas had a higher percentage of black cowboys than other regions did), but also some blues, work songs, and tunes identified with the songster and minstrel traditions, performed a cappella or with guitar and harmonica accompaniment. Leadbelly is the only famous name here (with just one track, "Western Cowboy"), and several of the selections are well-known staples of American folk music, like "Jack of Diamonds," "Pick a Bale of Cotton," "Boll Weevil," and "Little Liza.

They each performed solo, but responded to and encouraged one another, thus giving Lomax an overview of the idiom and a number of songs to seek out in future collecting. John's son Alan Lomax who assisted him, described the first 1933 session as a collaborative effort. We wrote down and recorded the songs of Clear Rock and Iron Head for a day and a night, and Clear Rock was still indefatigitably improvising Iron Head  . Deep River Of Song: Black Texicans - Balladeers and Songsters of the Texas Frontier (1999) CD. Song.

Black Texicans - Balladeers And Songsters. First Recordings 1950's. Al Garcia And The Rhythm Kings. Al Garcia & The Rhythm Kings.

Black Appalachia: String Bands, Songsters and Hoedowns (1999). 1. Jimmie Strothers – Cripple Creek 2. Murphy Gribble, John Lusk & Albert York – Christmas Eve 3. Theopolis Stokes – Washboard Rhythm 4. Nashville Washboard Band – Soldier's Joy 5. Nashville Washboard Band – Old Joe 6. Sid Hemphill, Lucius Smith, Will Head & Alec Askew – Arkansas Traveler 7. Sid Hemphill, Lucius Smith, Will Head & Alec Askew – Black Bayou 8. Blind Pete & George Ryan – Banty Rooster 9. Jimmie. Exact Audio Copy V. 9 prebeta 5 from 4. May 2009 EAC extraction logfile from 1. August 2010, 13:32 Various, Black Deep River of Song: Black Texicans - Balladeers & Songsters of the Texas Frontier Used drive : TSSTcorpCDDVDW TS-L632N Adapter: 1 ID: 0 Read mode : Secure Utilize accurate stream : Yes Defeat audio cache : Yes Make use of C2 pointers

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1 Moses "Clear Rock" Platt St. James Hospital
Vocals – Moses "Clear Rock" Platt
1:13
2 Moses "Clear Rock" Platt The Old Chisolm Trail
Vocals – Moses "Clear Rock" Platt
1:06
3 Pete Harris Ranging Buffalo (The Buffalo Skinners)
Guitar, Vocals – Pete Harris
1:02
4 Lead Belly* Western Cowboy
Guitar, Vocals – Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter*
3:30
5 Percy Ridge Western Cowboy
Vocals – Percy Ridge
2:09
6 James "Iron Head" Baker St. James Hospital
Vocals – James "Iron Head" Baker
2:15
7 Pete Harris Jack Of Diamonds
Guitar [Slide Guitar], Vocals – Pete Harris
2:06
8 Pete Harris He Rambled
Guitar, Vocals – Pete Harris
1:12
9 Lightnin' Washington My Pretty Little Yellow Gal (My Yellow Gal)
Lead Vocals – Lightnin' WashingtonVocals – Carson Wilson, Charley Rogers, D. Hunter, Dave Tippin
3:13
10 Unknown Artist Pick A Bale Of Cotton
Vocals, Percussion [Axe Strokes] – Unknown Artist
1:56
11 Moses "Clear Rock" Platt That's All Right, Baby
Vocals – Moses "Clear Rock" Platt
4:23
12 Butter Boy Old Aunt Dinah
Vocals – Butter Boy
1:22
13 Pete Harris Square Dance Calls (Little Liza Jane)
Guitar, Vocals – Pete Harris
2:13
14 Smith Casey East Texas Rag
Guitar [Slide Guitar] – Smith Casey
2:06
15 The Angelina Quartet When I Was A Little Boy
Vocals – A.H. Charlton, Jerry Watkins, Jethro "Jebbo" Williams, T.J. Bailey
2:36
16 Ace Johnson Rabbit In The Garden
Harmonica, Vocals – Ace Johnson
2:53
17 Henry Truvillion Old Aunt Dinah
Vocals – Henry Truvillion
2:20
18 Henry Truvillion Let's Go A-Huntin' (Come On Bosy And Let's Go A-Huntin')
Vocals – Henry Truvillion
1:55
19 Henry Truvillion Walk-A-Dolly Walk
Vocals – Henry Truvillion
1:00
20 Unknown Artist Fox Chase
Harmonica – Unknown Artist
1:47
21 Moses "Clear Rock" Platt Old Joe Clark
Vocals – Moses "Clear Rock" Platt
0:42
22 Moses "Clear Rock" Platt Long Summer Day
Vocals – Moses "Clear Rock" Platt
1:54
23 Uncle Billy McCrea Log Rolling
Vocals – Uncle Billy McCrea
1:50
24 Arthur Armstrong Buzzard Song (Old King Buzzard)
Guitar, Vocals – Arthur Armstrong
1:41
25 Phineas Rockmore Boll Weevil
Guitar, Vocals – Phineas "Flatfoot" Rockmore*
2:36
26 Don Mooney Been On The Cholly So Long
Vocals – Don Mooney
1:02
27 Will Roseborough The Dallas Railway
Lead Vocals, Percussion [Hammer] – Will RoseboroughVocals, Percussion [Hammer] – H. Davis , Jess Alexander, Will Brooks
1:29
28 Phineas Rockmore Travelling Man
Guitar, Vocals – Phineas Rockmore
3:07
29 Unknown Artist The Train
Harmonica – Unknown Artist
2:00

Companies, etc.

  • Mastered At – Master Cutting Room
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Rounder Records Corp.
  • Copyright (c) – Rounder Records Corp.

Credits

  • Art Direction, Design – Luzzi Limited
  • Compilation Producer [Collection Producer] – Anna Lomax Chairetakis*, Jeffrey Greenberg*
  • Engineer [Disc Transfers] – Mike Donaldson
  • Engineer [Sound Restoration], Producer [Mastering Producer] – Steve Rosenthal
  • Executive-Producer [Series Preparation] – Anna Lomax Chairetakis*, Matthew Barton
  • Executive-Producer [Series Research & Compilation] – Alan Lomax, Peter B. Lowry*
  • Liner Notes – Alan Lomax, Matthew Barton, Paul Oliver
  • Mastered By – Phil Klum
  • Music Consultant [Series Consultant] – Bess Lomax, Gideon D'Arcangelo
  • Music Consultant [Series Coordinator] – Bill Nowlin
  • Other [Editorial Assistance] – Ellen Harold
  • Recorded By – Alan Lomax (tracks: 1 to 3, 6, 10, 11, 20 to 22, 29), John A. Lomax, Ruby T. Lomax* (tracks: 13 to 15, 17 to 19, 23 to 25, 28)

Notes

Tracks 1, 2, 6, 11, 21, 22 & 29 rec. 1933 Central State Farm, Sugarland, TX.
Tracks 3, 7, 8, 13 rec. 5/1934 Richmond, TX.
Track 4 rec. 7/1934 Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola, LA.
Tracks 5, 10 rec. 5/1934 State Penitentiary, Huntsville, TX.
Track 9 rec. 4/1934 Darrington State Farm, TX.
Track 12 rec. 4/1934 Smithers Plantation, Huntsville, TX.
Tracks 14, 16 rec. 16/4/1939 Clemens State Prison Farm, Brazoria, TX.
Track 15 rec. 9/1940 Lufkin, TX.
Tracks 17, 18, 19 rec. 3/10/1940 Burkeville, TX.
Track 20 rec. 12/1934 Central State Farm, TX.
Track 23 rec. 30/9/1940 Jasper, TX.
Track 24 rec. 1940, Jasper,TX.
Track 25 rec. 7/10/1940 Lufkin, TX.
Track 26 rec. 27/2/1936 Luling, TX.
Track 27 rec. 7/4/1936 Dallas, TX.
Track 28 rec. 1940 Lufkin, TX.

Tracks 1, 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15 to 26, 28 & 29 previously unreleased.

Disc transfers at Recording Laboratory, Library of Congress.
Mastered at Master Cutting Room, NYC.

Part of the Alan Lomax Collection.

Ⓟ & © 1999 Rounder Records Corp.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 11661-1821-2 7
  • Matrix / Runout: 116 611 8212 01 $
  • ASIN: B00000I5K7
  • Label Code: LC 3719