Mike Seeger True Vine

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  • Originally Released: 2003
  • Label: Smithsonian Folkways

Tracks:

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  • Buy for $0.993.Johnson Jinkson
  • Buy for $0.994.Little Rabbit, Where's Your Mammy?
  • Buy for $0.995.The Raftsman's Song
  • Buy for $0.996.Honeycutt's Holler
  • Buy for $0.997.Did You Ever See the Devil, Uncle Joe?
  • Buy for $0.998.Blow the Horn, Blow
  • Buy for $0.999.Old Man
  • Buy for $0.9910.Spoonful
  • Buy for $0.9911.Shouting in Jerusalem
  • Buy for $0.9912.When Sorrows Encompass Me Round
  • Buy for $0.9913.Calico
  • Buy for $0.9914.Early in the Spring
  • Buy for $0.9915.Freight Train
  • Buy for $0.9916.Goodbye, My Little Darling
  • Buy for $0.9917.Don't Let Your Deal Go Down
  • Buy for $0.9918.I'm Gonna Go Huntin' for the Buffalo
  • Buy for $0.9919.Grandad Jim's Waltz
  • Buy for $0.9920.The Golden Willow Tree
  • Buy for $0.9921.California Cotillion
  • Buy for $0.9922.Young Johnnie
  • Buy for $0.9923.Sail Away Ladies

Product Description:

Solo performer: Mike Seeger (vocals, guitar, banjo, autoharp, dulcimer, fiddle, harmonnica).
Includes liner notes by Jay Orr.
Personnel: Mike Seeger (vocals, guitar, banjo, fretless banjo, dulcimer, harp, autoharp, fiddle, pan flute, harmonica, shaker).
Audio Mixers: Mike Seeger; Pete Reiniger.
Liner Note Author: Jay Orr.
Introduction by: Jay Orr.
Photographer: Mandi Wright.
Mike Seeger must be so happy. His voice has become weathered and his skill at the banjo now seems to be an extension of himself. In essence, he has become one of the venerable old folkies whom he has celebrated and idolized for his entire life. His 2003 release, True Vine on Smithsonian\Folkways Recordings, showcases his his passion for keeping the old traditions alive with a broad collection of folk songs and ballads. His honest playing and rough-hewn vocals could have come straight from Dock Boggs or Roscoe Holcomb, and on this recording he seems to have finally internalized all of the academic knowledge of traditional folk music, allowing it to flow from his heart, not from his brain. The extensive liner notes do much to illustrate the back stories of the songs and their sources, from the forlorn fiddle tunes to the whooping panpipe hollers. Although Seeger may not have been born in the Appalachian hills, he certainly grew up there, and True Vine may prove to be his strongest and most treasured recording. ~ Zac Johnson
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  • Sales Rank: 59,778
  • UPC: 093074013625
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