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Format: CD
Sku: 61011264
UPC: 096297051429
UPC 14: 00096297051429
Release Date: 8/10/2004
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Roll On Buddy ~ Vern Williams
2. Close By ~ Vern Williams
3. Montana Cowboy ~ Vern Williams
4. I'm On My Way Back To The Old Home ~ Vern Williams
5. Happy I'll Be ~ Vern Williams
6. Live And Let Live ~ Vern Williams
7. Bald Knob, Arkansas ~ Vern Williams
8. When The Golden Leaves Begin To Fall ~ Vern Williams
9. I Hear A Choo Choo Coming ~ Vern Williams
10. Can't You Hear Me Callin' ~ Vern Williams
11. Traveling The Highway Home ~ Vern Williams
12. Love Me Darling Just Tonight ~ Vern Williams
13. In Despair ~ Vern Williams
14. I'm Going Back To Old Kentucky ~ Vern Williams
15. Darling Nellie Across The Sea ~ Vern Williams
16. Pig In A Pen ~ Vern Williams
 

Album Notes and Credits


Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Vern Williams: Vern Williams; Del WIlliams (vocals, guitar); Keith Little (vocals, banjo); Kevin Thompson (bass guitar); Ed Neff.
Muze PNote Personnel: Vern Williams (vocals, mandolin); Delbert Williams (vocals, guitar); Mike Eisler, Ed Neff (fiddle).
Muze PNote Recording information: California Bluegrass Association's Father's Day Bluegra (04/04/1982-06/??/1988); KPFA-FM Studios, Berkeley, CA (04/04/1982-06/??/1988); Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (04/04/1982-06/??/1988).
Muze PNote Editor: Tom Diamant.
Muze PNote Photographer: Judy Personius.
Muze PNote Although one can usually take a title like "Traditional Bluegrass" with a grain of salt, Vern Williams means what he says. Amazingly, most of the tracks included on Traditional Bluegrass were recorded live at bluegrass festivals and live on the radio in 1982 and 1984. Amazing, because tracks like "Bald Knob, Arkansas" and "I'm On My Way Back to the Old Home" sound like they could've been recorded in 1952 and 1954. Williams and his cohorts -- guitarist Del Williams, banjoist Keith Little, fiddler Ed Neff, and bassist Kevin Thompson -- tackle several Bill Monroe songs and another by Ralph Stanley, showing where the origins of their music lie. While calling a piece like "When the Golden Leaves Begin to Fall" rough around the edges may sound like an insult, it's a compliment. This band isn't interested in ironing all of the mountain soul out of the music. Instead, their versions of "Can't You Hear Me Calling" and "Traveling the Highway Home" are filled with raw energy and emotion and hit the listener right in the gut. Few of these songs even make it to the three-minute mark, meaning the band is more interested in delivering the song than in showing off its instrumental dexterity. For anyone who appreciates undiluted mountain music, Vern Williams' Traditional Bluegrass will more than satisfy. ~ Ronnie D. Lankford Jr.

Producer: Tom Diamant

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Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 07/27/2004
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 2004
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : ARHCD 514
Music Label Name Label : Arhoolie
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00096297051429

Product Attributes
Product attributeArtist:   The Vern Williams Ba
Product attributeLabel:   Arhoolie Records
Product attributeMusic Format:   Compact Disc
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