A Place Called The South

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A Place Called The South

by Josh Guthman
Southern Cultures, Vol. 13, No. 3: Music 2007

Music Issue Companion CD

Track List

1| “A place called the South. . .” PETE SEEGER

All Pete Seeger tracks are from William R. Ferris and Michael K. Honey’s 1989 San Francisco interview, courtesy of the William R. Ferris Collection #20367 in the Southern Folklife Collection, Wilson Library, UNC-CH

2| “Barbry Ellen” LEAVES FROM OFF THE TREE (KRAUS, BAIRD, ESPVAL)

From Leaves From Off The Tree; Bo’ Weavil Recordings; www.boweavilrecordings.com

3| “When That Helicopter Comes” THE HANDSOME FAMILY

Composed by Brett Sparks/Rennie Sparks; Handsome Family Music (BMI); administered by Bug; from In the Air; Carrot Top Records; www.carrottoprecords.com

4| “Hook, line, and sinker. . .” PETE SEEGER

5| “Political Radical. . .” PETE SEEGER

6| “Tom Dooley” (live in 1966) THE SUNDOWNERS

From Chicago Country Legends; Bloodshot Revival; www.bloodshotrecords.com

7| “An ancient process. . .” PETE SEEGER

8| “I’m Going to Tell on You” THE SPIRITUALAIRES

From Singing Songs of Praise; CaseQuarter; www.aumfidelity.com/casequarter.html

9| “Georgia Bound” BLIND BLAKE

Public domain; recorded ca. 1930 for Paramount Records

10| “Georgie Buck” CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS

From Dona Got a Ramblin’ Mind; Music Maker Recordings; www.musicmaker.org

11| “In spite of Jim Crow. . .” PETE SEEGER

12| “Revolt” JACK ROSE

Composed by Jack Rose; performed by Jack Rose, Mike Gangloff, and Sean Bowles; www.myspace.com/jackrosekensington

13| “How I Learned to Play Guitar” SONNY BOY WILLIAMS

Courtesy of the William R. Ferris Collection #20367, Southern Folklife Collection, Wilson Library, UNC-CH

14| “Sittin’ On Top of the World” LOUIS DOTSON

Courtesy of the William R. Ferris Collection #20367, Southern Folklife Collection, Wilson Library, UNC-CH

15| “555-6969” BENE MEDINA Y SU CONJUNTO AGUILA

Composed by Coi Serna; Balderrama Music Publishers; from The Soul of Puro Conjunto; Puro Conjunto Records; www.puroconjunto.com/

16| “A whirlwind of energy. . .” PETE SEEGER

17| “Histe Up the John B. Sail” CLEVELAND SIMMONS GROUP

Courtesy of the Alan Lomax Archive

18| “Katy Hill” BILL MONROE & THE BLUE GRASS BOYS

From Live Recordings, 1956-1969: Off the Record, Volume 1; Smithsonian Folkways Recordings; www.folkways.si.edu

19| “Lonesome in Caroline” CHATHAM COUNTY LINE

Composed by Dave Wilson (BMI); from Speed of the Whippoorwill; Yep Roc Records; www.yeproc.com

20| “John Henry” BILL MONROE & THE BLUE GRASS BOYS

From Live at Mechanics Hall; Acoustic Disc; www.acousticdisc.com

21| “The poetic urge. . .” PETE SEEGER

22| “Turn Off the Fear” CARL RUTHERFORD

Composed by Carl Rutherford; Lucky Guitar Music (ASCAP); from Turn Off the Fear; Music Maker Recordings; www.musicmaker.org

23| “Leadbelly. . .” PETE SEEGER

24| “Turning Point” JAMES DAVIS

Composed by James Davis; Lucky Guitar Music (ASCAP); from Georgia Drumbeat; Music Maker Recordings; www.musicmaker.org

25| “Different kinds of folk music. . .” PETE SEEGER

26| “The House Carpenter” TEXAS GLADDEN

Courtesy of the Alan Lomax Archive

27| “Lazy Susan” OAKLEY HALL

Composed by Oakley Hall; from Gypsum Strings; Brah Records; www.brahrecords.com