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Times Ain't Like They Used to Be, Vol. 3: Early American Rural Music


  • 1. I Know His Blood Can Make Me Whole - Blind Willie Johnson
    2. Bath House Blues - Ashley's Melody Men
    3. Worried Blues - Frank Hutchison
    4. Snake Doctor Blues - Jelly Jaw Short
    5. Acorn Stomp - The East Texas Serenaders
    6. Sal Got a Meatskin - Carlisle Brothers
    7. Streetcar Blues - Sleepy John Estes
    8. Fort Smith Breakdown - Luke Highnight & His Ozark Strutters
    9. Sleepy Desert - Wilmer Watts & His Lonely Eagles
    10. Walking Blues - Son House
    11. Sweet Rivers - Allison's Sacred Harp Singers
    12. Gonna Die With My Hammer in My Hand - The Williamson Brothers/Curry
    13. Mean Black Cat Blues - Charley Patton
    14. Billy in the Low Ground - Lowe Stokes
    15. Good Times Blues - Jelly Roll Anderson
    16. Christmas Time Will Soon Be Over - Fiddlin' John Carson & His Virginia Reelers
    17. Steel Driving Man - Fruit Jar Guzzlers
    18. I'm So Glad - Skip James
    19. Rock About My Sara Jane - Uncle Dave Macon
    20. I'm Taking My Audition to Sing up in the Sky - Cap Andy & Flip
    21. Undertaker Blues - Cloe's Washboard Band
    22. Sally Johnson - Ocar Harper's Texas String Band
    23. I'll Stay on the Right Road Now - Fa-So-La Singers
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2047

  • Credits
    ProducerRichard Nevins
    Engineer

    Full title: Times Ain't Like They Used To Be: Early American Rural Music Classic Recordings Of The 1920's and 30's: Volume 3.
    Audio Remasterer: Richard Nevins.

  • Critic Reviews
    Dirty Linen (4-5/00, p.93) - "...these CDs cull from remastered 78 r.p.m. records of rags, banjo songs, fiddle tunes, ballads, religious melodies, and, of course, the blues....this is a mighty series and required listening for anyone who thinks American music started with Elvis."
    Mojo (Publisher) (5/00, p.94) - "...A Jurassic Park of Americana, a fabulous landscape where giants of blues and early country music stride side by side..."
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