Various - Old-Time Music From Southwest Virginia album download
The variety on display here, both in terms of a timeline and the types of music presented, make Southwest Virginia Blues an interesting listen, and while it will appeal most to scholars and music historians, the gentle, flowing sequence makes it more than just an archival release.
Southwest Virginia is, along with western North Carolina, part of the Blue Ridge area, home to a distinctive style of old-time music sometimes called "mountain music", which is a vibrant tradition most famously celebrated through an annual series of festivals. Galax is a small town that is home to the Old Fiddlers' Convention, held since 1935; it is the largest and oldest festival of old-time Appalachian music in the country.
PLAY ALL. Classic Old-Time Music From Smithsonian Folkways. Released by SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS RECORDINGS Apr 2003 29 Tracks.
Legends of Old-Time Music: Fifty Years of County Records is an anthology that deserves a place among the great and groundbreaking anthologies of early American recorded music. Time and again throughout this collection, the familiar reveals itself in unfamiliar and surprising ways, a testament to the variety of artistic impulses dipping into the common stream of American song and drawing from it individual inspiration. Dylan Carlson and Adrienne Davies strip all ornamentation away from Earth's sound on their ninth studio album, Full Upon Her Burning Lips, the band's purest sonic statement to date.
Frank Hutchison - Old Time Music From West Virginia 1927 - 1929 Album. Artist: Frank Hutchison.
Williamson Brothers And Curry - The Old Arm Chair 03:01. Dick Justice - Poor Girl's Waltz 03:20. Williamson Brothers And Curry - Cumberland Gap 03:10.
Old-time music is a genre of North American folk music. It developed along with various North American folk dances, such as square dancing, clogging, and buck dancing . Old-time country band The Lotus Eaters perform at Our Community Place plant sale, April 19, 2008 in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Today old-time banjo players most commonly utilize the clawhammer style, but there were originally several other styles, most of which are still in use, loosely grouped by region.