The Carter Family The Acme Sessions, 1952-56 (2-CD)

The Acme Sessions, 1952-56 (2-CD)
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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released: April 1, 2008
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Jsp Records

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Pretty Raindrops
  • 2.There's a Bright Side Somewhere
  • 3.Climbing Zion's Hill
  • 4.Longing for Home
  • 5.Railroading on the Great Divide
  • 6.Live on Down the Line
  • 7.No More Goodbyes (At Home with Our Saviour Above)
  • 8.On the Rock Where Moses Stood
  • 9.Storms Are on the Ocean
  • 10.Soldier's Beyond the Blue
  • 11.Sweet Fern
  • 12.Wildwood Flower
  • 13.Keep on the Sunny Side
  • 14.Sow 'Em on the Mountain
  • 15.I'll Be Satisfied
  • 16.Room in Heaven for Me
  • 17.Gently Lead Me
  • 18.Ship Ahoy
  • 19.Hill Lone and Grey
  • 20.Beautiful Isle O'er the Sea
  • 21.My Wildwood Rose
  • 22.The Titanic
  • 23.When the Sunset Turns the Ocean Blue to Gold
  • 24.I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes
  • 25.Little Moses
  • 26.Western Hobo
  • 27.Beautiful Home
  • 28.I Shall Not Be Moved

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.My Dixie Darling
  • 2.Wabash Cannonball
  • 3.Meeting in the Air
  • 4.Ship Ahoy
  • 5.Wade in the Water
  • 6.Jesus Hold My Hand
  • 7.Fate of George Allen on Engine 143
  • 8.Anchored in Love
  • 9.Curtains of Night
  • 10.Angel Band
  • 11.Redemption Song
  • 12.Gold Watch and Chain
  • 13.Worried Man Blues
  • 14.Wayworn Traveller
  • 15.Homestead on the Farm
  • 16.Grave on the Green Hillside
  • 17.Waves on the Sea
  • 18.Wildwood Flower
  • 19.Keep on the Sunny Side
  • 20.Motherless Children
  • 21.Two More Years (And I'll Be Free)
  • 22.Broken Engagement
  • 23.The Last Letter
  • 24.On the Sea of Galilee
  • 25.Mrs Jimmie Rodgers Visits the Carter Family, Pt. 1
  • 26.Mrs Jimmie Rodgers Visits the Carter Family, Pt. 2
  • 27.I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes
  • 28.Midnight on the Stormy Deep
  • 29.Railroading on the Great Divide
  • 30.Wildwood Flower

Product Description:

While the original Carter trio of A.P., Sara, and Mother Maybelle recorded together for the last time in 1941, two versions of the venerable country originals reformed in the ensuing years--Maybelle with her daughters and ex-spouses A.P. and Sara with their children Joe and Janette. This two-disc set from old-time stalwart label JSP features the latter line-up. Collecting 58 songs from two sessions recorded in 1952 and 1956 for Clifford Spurlock's Acme label, THE ACME SESSIONS finds Joe and Janette filling in for Maybelle admirably and recapturing much of the rustic canter that makes their original recordings so enduring. Remastered from the original tapes, the recording quality lacks clarity at times, but the harmonic thrum of Sara's droll melodies and A.P.'s characterful bass still penetrate. The quartet stays mostly to the many standards of the Carter catalog such as "Wildwood Flower" and "Keep On the Sunny Side" but offer some new songs as well such as "Railroading On the Great Divide."

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  • UPC: 788065420123
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