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Edge of Americana
March 29 2011
 Edge of Americana  Contact Contributor
July 6, 2011, 7:44 a.m.
Tonight it's all songs about music making. Banjo picking girls, Steel Guitar Rags, Rhythm Songs.

So self-referential, so meta!

That's right! Old time music is so pre-modern it's post-modern!

Take that, hipsters!

Artist / Title / Album / Comments

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band / Grand Old Opry Song / Will The Circle Be Unbroken / United Artists
Stuff Smith / I Hope Gabriel Likes My Music / And His Onyx Club Boys 1936-1939 / Classics
The Del McCoury Band / Learnin' the Blues / Celebrating 50 Years of Del McCoury / McCoury Music
Don Reno / I Like Mountain Music / The Golden Guitar Of Don Reno / King
Bryan Sutton and Friends / Gonna Lay Down My Old Guitar / Almost Live / Sugar Hill

Ben Krakauer And Pete Frostic / Wide Open / Wide Open / Self
Old Time Musicians of Union Grover, 1969 / Fiddler's Dream / 1969 Union Grover / Field Recorders Collective
Cecil Plum / About writing fiddle tunes (talk) / Cecil Plum with tracks by Lonnie Seymour / Field Recorders Collective
Gaither Carlton / Fisher's Hornpipe / Gaither Carlton, 1972 / Field Recorders Collective
Carter Brothers & Son / Give The Fiddler A Dram / Roots of American Fiddle Music - Volume 2 /
The Whitetop Mountaineers / Banjo Pickin' Girl / Home on the Mountain / Self
Clifford Hayes And The Dixieland Jug Blowers / Blue Guitar Stomp / Clifford Hayes & The Dixieland Jug Blowers / Yazoo
Jimmy Martin / Guitar Picking President / Jimmy Martin & The Sunny Mountain Boys, 1954 - 1974 / Bear Family
Roy Harvey & Jess Johnson / Guitar Rag / Old Time Mountain Guitar / County

Kilby Snow / Autoharp Chimes / Kilby Snow - Recordings From The Brandywine Friends of Old Time Music / Field Recorders Collective
Country Gentlemen / Foggy Mountain Chimes / Live 1961 /
Jim Lauderdale / Who Will Sing For Me / I Feel Like Singing Today / Dualtone
The Hunger Mountain Boys / Nashville Don't Touch My Country Music / Hand Picked: The Best Of Watermelon Hand Picked: The Best Of Watermelon Park Fest / Shepherd's Ford
Hank Williams / How To Write Folk & Western Music To Sell / The Complete Hank Williams / Time Life
The Red Clay Ramblers / Play "Rocky Top" / Chuckin' The Frizz / Flying Fish

The Stanley Brothers / Finger Poppin' Time (Overdubbed Version) / The Early King & Starday Years, 1958 - 1961 / King
The Two Man Gentlemen Band / When Your Lips Are Playing My Kazoo / Heavy Petting / Serious Business
Hartman's Heartbreakers / Let Me Play With It / Baby, How Can It Be? / Dust To Digital
Frank Wakefield with Del McCoury / Play It Pretty, Me / Bluegrass Mandolin Extravaganza (Disc 2) / Acoustic Disc
Doc Watson and David Holt / Dad Taught Me To Play Harmonica / Legacy: The Legacy Concert / High Windy
Doc Watson / Doc's Guitar / The Vanguard Years / Vanguard
Béla Fleck / Polka On The Banjo / The Bluegrass Sessions: Tales From The Acoustic Planet Vol Ume II / Warner Brothers
Wayne Henderson and Helen White / Steel Guitar Rag / Live From Hendersonville / Self

Country All Stars / It Goes Like This (That Funny Melody) / Jazz from the Hills / Bear Family
Hobart Smith / Full of Music as I Could Be / In Sacred Trust: The 1963 Fleming Brown Tapes / Smithsonian Folkways
Chuck Darling / Blowin' The Blues / Harmonica Blues / Yazoo
Spirits Of Rhythm / Rhythm / Spirits Of Rhythm 1933-34 / JSP
Neil Morris / Music Has No End (With Commentary) / Southern Journey, Volume 7: Ozark Frontier / Prestige
The Del McCoury Band / Don't Stop the Music / Celebrating 50 Years of Del McCoury / McCoury Music
Dave Apollon / Music Maestro Please / The Man With The Mandolin: Disc 1 (1930-1939) / Acoustic Disc
Bessie Smith / I Ain't Goin' To Play No Second Fiddle / The Complete Recordings, Volume 2 / Columbia

The Mills Brothers / London Rhythm / The Mills Brothers / Geffen
John Lee Hooker / Teachin' The Blues / The Ultimate Collection, 1948 - 1990 / Rhino
Geogia Jumpers / Guitar Rhythm / King Bennie Nawahi - Hawaiian String Virtuoso / Yazoo
Adolph Hofner and His Texans / I'll Keep My Old Guitar / The Western Swing: Doughboys, Playboys, & Cowboys - Tobacco State Swing / Proper
Eric Weissberg/Marshall Brickman / Feuding Banjos / 1956 Traditional Banjo Music of the Ozarks / Legacy

The Brother Boys / Band Box / Presley's Grocery / Sugar Hill

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