Curly Seckler That Old Book of Mine

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CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2005
  • Label: County Records

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.Moonlight On My Cabin
  • Buy for $0.992.Thinking About You
  • Buy for $0.993.No Mother In This World
  • Buy for $0.994.Some Old Day
  • Buy for $0.995.Salty Dog Blues
  • Buy for $0.996.You Took My Sunshine
  • Buy for $0.997.We Can't Be Darlings Anymore
  • Buy for $0.998.Remember The Cross
  • Buy for $0.999.Little Pal
  • Buy for $0.9910.That Old Book Of Mine
  • Buy for $0.9911.No Mother Or Dad
  • Buy for $0.9912.Give Me The Roses While I Live
  • Buy for $0.9913.Don't This Road Look Rough And Rocky
  • Buy for $0.9914.What's The Matter Now
  • Buy for $0.9915.Why Don't You Tell Me So
  • Buy for $0.9916.Sing, Sing, Sing

Product Description:

Personnel: Curly Seckler (vocals, tenor, guitar, mandolin); Billy Edwards (vocals, tenor, guitar, banjo); Larry Perkins (baritone, guitar, banjo); Ron Stewart, Tater Tate (baritone, fiddle); Harold Jones , John Palmer (bass voice); Herschel Sizemore (mandolin).
Liner Note Author: Penny Parsons.
Recording information: Revonah Studios, Ferndale, NY (05/12/1971-06/12/1989); The Cowboy Arms Hotel & Recording Spa, Nashville, TN (05/12/1971-06/12/1989).
Photographers: Abd Al-Lateef Whitman; Paul Gerry.
Trucker and bluegrass singer Curly Seckler isn't one of those names that pop into the mind of the average bluegrass fan the way Ralph Stanley does. Still, Seckler played an important role in a number of first generation bluegrass bands, including a long stretch with Flatt & Scruggs in the 1950s. With time out for his day job, trucking, Seckler waited until 1971 to make his first album for County. If there's a flaw in the compilation of Seckler's work on That Old Book of Mine, it's that County supplemented Curly Seckler Sings Again with five songs from Curly Seckler and Willis Spears from their Tribute to Lester Flatt. These five songs are more interesting than most of what passes for bluegrass in the post-millennium, but these tracks -- recorded in 1989 (with too much echo) -- pale beside the earlier ones -- recorded in 1971. The wonderful 11 tracks from the first session, however, are reason enough to own this CD, and if the other five tracks don't float the purist's boat, then it's easy enough to program around them. What makes theses recordings so special? The simple fact that the album, style-wise, could've been made as early as the late '40s. In other words, it's pure, traditional bluegrass featuring Seckler's emotive country tenor and a top-notch band that includes fiddler Tater Tate. That Old Book of Mine is a lovely straight-ahead recording that successfully captures a bit of mountain soul between grooves (aka bytes). ~ Ronnie D. Lankford, Jr.
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  • UPC: 009001274021
  • Shipping Weight: 0.21/lbs (approx)
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