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Work hard, play hard, pray hard hard time, good time & end time music, 1923-1936.

Format: Music CD 2012
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
Available (3)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Hazelwood Audiovisual Collection COUNTRY MUSIC CD Work
Location  CLP - Hazelwood
Collection  Audiovisual Collection
Call Number  COUNTRY MUSIC CD Work
CLP - Homewood Audiovisual Collection COUNTRY MUSIC CD Work
Location  CLP - Homewood
Collection  Audiovisual Collection
Call Number  COUNTRY MUSIC CD Work
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio--Music CD COMPACT DISC Cw Wor 41574
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio--Music CD
Call Number  COMPACT DISC Cw Wor 41574
Work hard : hard time music, 1923-1930. John Henry the steel drivin' man (Earl McCoy, vocal and steel guitar; Alfred Meng and/or Clem Garner, harmony vocal and guitar) ; Poor man, rich man (Cotton mill colic no. 2 (David McCarn, vocal and guitar) ; I've got the chain store blues (Allen Brothers) ; The farmer is the man who feeds them all (Fiddlin' John Carson, vocal and fiddle) ; The farmer's dream (Oscar Ford, vocal) ; When the roses bloom again for the bootlegger (Earl Johnson, vocal and fiddle) ; Jerry, go ile that car (Harry "Mac" McClintock, vocal and guitar) ; Flat wheel train blues, parts 1 & 2 (Red Gay, vocal and fiddle; Jack Wellman, vocal and guitar) ; Driving saw logs on the Plover (Pierre La Dieu) ; All bound down in Texas (Darby & Tralton) ; Poor boy long ways from home (Buell Kazee) ; Diamond Joe (Georgia Crackers)
Play hard : end time music, 1927-1936. Work don't bother me (Gid Tanner, vocal and fiddle, and band) ; Soldier's joy (North Carolina Hawaiians) ; Fourth of July at the country fair (Bill Chitwood, vocal and fiddle, and his Georgia Mountaineers) ; McDonald's farm (Warren Caplinger's Cumberland Mountain Entertainers) ; Barnyard frolic (Carolina Ramblers String Band) ; Home brew rag (Cherokee Ramblers) ; Corn-shucking party in Georgia (Herschel Brown, vocal, and his Boys) ; The beer party (Charlie Wilson, vocal and fiddle, & his Hayloft Gang) ; Charleston rag (Aiken County String Band) ; Tennessee coon hunt (Whit Gaydon) ; Too tight rag (Hack String Band) ; Cheat 'em (Allen Brothers) ; Hide away (Oscar Ford) ; The preacher got drunk and laid down his Bible (Tennessee Ramblers)
Pray hard : end time music, 1927-1936. You've got to stop drinking shine (Gid Tanner, vocal and banjo) ; Climbing the golden stairs (Happy Four) ; Oh declare his glory (McDonald Quartette) ; Easter Day (Dixon Brothers) ; I'm S-A-V-E-D (Georgia Yellow Hammers) ; Way to glory land (Corley Family) ; You must be a lover of the Lord (Fields Ward, vocal and guitar, and the Grayson County Railsplitters) ; The gambler's dying words (Sid Harkreader, vocal and fiddle; Grady Moore, vocal and guitar) ; I'm on my way (Kentucky Holiness Singers) ; Leave it there (Snowball & Sunshine) ; Where we'll never grow old (Alfred G. Karnes) ; If the light has gone out of your soul (Ernest Phipps and his Holiness Singers) ; When the moon drips away into the blood (Taylor-Griggs Louisiana Melody Makers) ; Beyond the starry plane (Red Brush Singers) ; My Christian friends in bonds of love (Elder G.P. Harris).

Additional Information
Subjects Old-time music.
Publisher San Francisco, CA :Tompkins Square,2012
Contributors McCoy, Earl, 1911-2010, performer.
Meng, Alfred, performer.
Garner, Clem, 1911-1985, performer.
McCarn, Dave, 1905-1964, performer.
Carson, Fiddlin' John, 1868-1949, performer.
Ford, Oscar, performer.
Johnson, Earl, 1886-1965, performer.
McClintock, Harry K. (Harry Kirby), 1882-1957, performer.
Gay, Red, performer.
Wellman, Jack, 1908-1998, performer.
Grogan, Oscar, performer.
Kazee, Buell, 1900-1976, performer.
Tanner, Gid, performer.
Chitwood, Bill, performer.
Caplinger, Warren, performer.
Brown, Herschel, performer.
Wilson, Charlie (Musician), performer.
Gaydon, Whit, performer.
Ward, Fields, 1911-1987, performer.
Harkreader, Sidney J., performer.
Moore, Gradey, performer.
Karnes, Alfred G., 1891-1958, performer.
Phipps, Ernest, performer.
Harris, Golden P. (Golden Pierce), 1897-1964, performer.
Allen Brothers (Country music group), performer.
Darby & Tarlton, performer.
Georgia Crackers (Musical group), performer.
North Carolina Hawaiians, performer.
Georgia Mountaineers, performer.
Cumberland Mountain Entertainers, performer.
Carolina Ramblers String Band, performer.
Cherokee Ramblers (Musical group), performer.
Boys (Musical group : Herschel Brown), performer.
Hayloft Gang, performer.
Aiken County String Band, performer.
Hack String Band, performer.
Tennessee Ramblers (Musical group), performer.
Happy Four, performer.
McDonald Quartette, performer.
Dixon Brothers, performer.
Georgia Yellow Hammers (Musical group), performer.
Corley Family (Musical group), performer.
Grayson County Railsplitters, performer.
Kentucky Holiness Singers, performer.
Snowball & Sunshine, performer.
Holiness Singers, performer.
Taylor-Griggs Louisiana Melody Makers, performer.
Red Brush Singers, performer.
Participants/Performers Various performers.
Language English
Notes Old-time music.
Title from container.
Originally released as 78 rpm discs, principally from the collection of Don Wahle, Louisville, Ky.
Compact discs.
Program notes by Nathan Salsburg, Amanda Petrusich, Sarah Bryan, and John Jeremiah Sullivan ([64] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Description 3 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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