EU collection. We Shall All Be Reunited: Revisiting The Bristol Sessions, 1927-1928 casts new light on an old story - that of the 1927 Bristol sessions. Conducted by Victor Records A&R producer Ralph Peer, this seminal event from the early years of commercial recording in the 1980s was nicknamed 'the Big Bang of Country Music,' while the city in which the event occurred - Bristol, Tennessee/Virginia - was officially dubbed 'the Birthplace of Country Music.' Featuring 15 key recordings made in Bristol during late July and early August 1927 - including first-ever recordings by the now-legendary Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers as well as recordings by several important early country musicians, including Ernest Stoneman, Henry Whitter, Blind Alfred Reed, and others - 'We Shall All Be Reunited' revisits and reinterprets that 1927 event. To provide a holistic portrayal of Peer's recording work in Bristol, this album includes 11 stand-out selections - including several classic recordings of old-time and gospel music by such musicians as Uncle Eck Dunford, Ernest Phipps, and Alfred Karnes - from Peer's overlooked but equally worthy October and November 1928 recordings in Bristol.
EU collection. We Shall All Be Reunited: Revisiting The Bristol Sessions, 1927-1928 casts new light on an old story - that of the 1927 Bristol sessions. Conducted by Victor Records A&R producer Ralph Peer, this seminal event from the early years of commercial recording in the 1980s was nicknamed 'the Big Bang of Country Music,' while the city in which the event occurred - Bristol, Tennessee/Virginia - was officially dubbed 'the Birthplace of Country Music.' Featuring 15 key recordings made in Bristol during late July and early August 1927 - including first-ever recordings by the now-legendary Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers as well as recordings by several important early country musicians, including Ernest Stoneman, Henry Whitter, Blind Alfred Reed, and others - 'We Shall All Be Reunited' revisits and reinterprets that 1927 event. To provide a holistic portrayal of Peer's recording work in Bristol, this album includes 11 stand-out selections - including several classic recordings of old-time and gospel music by such musicians as Uncle Eck Dunford, Ernest Phipps, and Alfred Karnes - from Peer's overlooked but equally worthy October and November 1928 recordings in Bristol.
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Format: CD
Label: BEAR FAMILY
Rel. Date: 08/21/2020
UPC: 5397102175923

We Shall All Be Reunited: Revisiting Bristol / Var
Artist: We Shall All Be Reunited Revisiting Bristol / Var
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1. Sweeping Through the Gates - Ernest V Stoneman ; His Dixie Mountaineers
2. The Wreck of the Virginian (Take 2) - Blind Alfred Reed
3. Narrow Gauge Blues - El Watson
4. The Soldier's Poor Little Boy - Johnson Brothers with Tennessee Wildcats
5. Oh Molly Dear - BF Shelton
6. Black-Eyed Susie - JP Nester
7. Johnny Goodwin - Bull Mountain Moonshiners
8. The Poor Orphan Child - the Carter Family
9. I'm Redeemed - Alcoa Quartet 1
10. Rain Crow Bill - Henry Whitter 1
11. Susanna Gal - Dad Blackard's Moonshiners 1
12. Sleep Baby Sleep - Jimmie Rodgers 1
13. The Longest Train I Ever Saw - Tenneva Ramblers 1
14. Your Blue Eyes Run Me Crazy - West Virginia Coon Hunters 1
15. Standing on the Promises - Tennessee Mountaineers 1
16. My Name Is Ticklish Reuben - Smyth County Ramblers 1
17. Shine on Me - Ernest Phipps ; His Holiness Singers 1
18. I Cannot Be Your Sweetheart - Howard - Peak (The Blind Musicians) 1
19. Little Bunch of Roses - Clarence Greene 2
20. Old Shoes and Leggin's - Uncle Eck Dunford 2
21. My Mother Is Waiting for Me in Heaven Above - Smith Brothers 2
22. We'll Sing on That Shore - the Palmer Sisters 2
23. Unknown Blues - Tarter ; Gay 2
24. New Orleans Is the Town I Like Best - Carolina Twins 2
25. I Truly Understand, You Love Another Man - Shortbuckle Roark ; Family 2
26. We Shall All Be Reunited - Alfred G Karnes

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EU collection. We Shall All Be Reunited: Revisiting The Bristol Sessions, 1927-1928 casts new light on an old story - that of the 1927 Bristol sessions. Conducted by Victor Records A&R producer Ralph Peer, this seminal event from the early years of commercial recording in the 1980s was nicknamed 'the Big Bang of Country Music,' while the city in which the event occurred - Bristol, Tennessee/Virginia - was officially dubbed 'the Birthplace of Country Music.' Featuring 15 key recordings made in Bristol during late July and early August 1927 - including first-ever recordings by the now-legendary Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers as well as recordings by several important early country musicians, including Ernest Stoneman, Henry Whitter, Blind Alfred Reed, and others - 'We Shall All Be Reunited' revisits and reinterprets that 1927 event. To provide a holistic portrayal of Peer's recording work in Bristol, this album includes 11 stand-out selections - including several classic recordings of old-time and gospel music by such musicians as Uncle Eck Dunford, Ernest Phipps, and Alfred Karnes - from Peer's overlooked but equally worthy October and November 1928 recordings in Bristol.