Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 My Home Is in the Smoky Mountain
John Hannah 2:38
2 Down in the Willow Garden
Bessie Rabb 2:07
3 Bonaparte’s Retreat
Willis & Dexter Burngarner 2:19
4 Come, All You Young Ladies
Myrtle Conner 1:44
5 I Started Out A-Courting
Jack Johnson 2:28
6 Sourwood Mountain
Cataloochee Trio 0:42
7 The Ramshackle Shack
Bill Moore and Vic Peterson 1:49
8 Going Down This Road Feeling Bad
John Davis and Shorty Smith 2:30
9 Kitty Wells
Myrtle Conner 2:46
10 Crying Holy Unto the Lord
Bill Moore’s Quartet 1:42
11 Unidentified Guitar Playing
Bill Moore (probably) 1:03
12 My Curly-Headed Baby
Carl Messer 2:10
13 The Girl I Love Don’t Pay Me No Mind
John Hannah 0:58
14 John Henry
Leatherman Brothers 2:38
15 Cackling Hen
Bill Moore, Paul Buchanan, Hardy Crisp 2:06
16 That’s How I Got My Start
Bill Moore 1:35
17 Don’t Forget Me, Little Darling
Clarence Sutton 3:00
18 Pretty Little Miss
Myrtle Conner 1:29
19 Chinese Breakdown
Herman Smith and David Proffitt 2:40
20 Mule Skinner Blues
Unnamed Company 15 members 2:04
21 Ticklish Rubin
Jim Sutton 1:51
22 The Big Bend Killing
Helen Gunter 1:37
23 Polly Put the Kettle On
Willis and Dexter Burngarner 1:41
24 Conversation With Death
Zeb and Winfred Hannah 3:31
25 Paper of Pins
Myrtle Conner 2:05
26 Boston Girl
John Hannah 3:06
27 The Dying Cowboy
Clarence Sutton 2:27
28 Cripple Creek
Chub Karns, Francis Lum 1:55
29 Ground Hog
Unnamed Company 15 members 2:15
30 Up on Big Pigeon
Boyd Strickland 1:48
31 John Henry
Unidentified performers 0:46
32 Driving Down the Highway
Robert Ray 2:36
33 Little Rosewood Casket
Myrtle Conner 2:01
34 On Top of Old Smoky
Betty Messer 1:25

Credits

CD 1

fiddle:
Hardy Crisp (recorded by Joseph S. Hall in 1939) (1939) (track 15)
guitar:
Paul Buchanan ("Cackling Hen" with Bill Moore and Hardy Crisp) (1939) (track 15)
Bill Moore (recorded by Joseph S. Hall in 1939) (1939) (tracks 11, 15)
recording engineer:
Joseph S. Hall (known as the "Song Catcher") (1939) (tracks 1–34)

Release

printed in: United States
copyrighted by: Great Smoky Mountains Association (2010 –)
ASIN: US: B00E6Z5MRQ [info]

Release Group

reviews: https://muse.jhu.edu/article/456583 [info]