The Alabama Sampler


$8.00

A compact disc, compiled by Joyce Cauthen, featuring live performances from the traditional music stage at Birmingham’s City Stages festival, including, blues, bluegrass, Sacred Harp singing, gospel, railroad calls, and more.
 
Contents:

  • 1. Big Bo and Little Whitt (West Alabama): My Home is On the Delta (Blues)
  • 2. The Adairs (Haleyville): Wild Bill Jones (Bluegrass)
  • 3. Cornelius Wright, Jr. (Birmingham): A Gandy Dancer’s Track Lining Calls (Spoken Word)
  • 4. James Bryan and Carl Jones (Sand Mountain): Whistleby (Old-time Fiddling)
  • 5. Albert Macon and Robert Thomas (Tuskegee): Tap Dance/Back and Sides (Country Blues)
  • 6. John Alexander’s Sterling Jubilee Singers (Bessemer): Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb
  • 7. Little Jimmy Reed (Enterprise): Help Me to Spend this Dough (Blues)
  • 8. The Birmingham Sunlights: I’m Going to View that Holy City (Gospel)
  • 9 Whited String Band (Oneonta): Fox Hunt (Harmonica showpiece)
  • 10. Gospel Harmonettes of Demopolis: He’ll Wash you Whiter than Snow (Gospel)
  • 11. Kathryn Tucker Windham (Selma): Don’t be Afraid of Ghosts (Story excerpt)
  • 12. Wiregrass Sacred Harp Singers (Ozark): Florida Storm/Give me Just a Little More Time
  • 13. Al Malone and the Melody Men (Lebanon): Sin Ain’t Nothing but the Blues (Gospel)
  • 14. Glenn Tolbert (Birmingham): Ruby (Bluegrass)
  • 15. National Convention Sacred Harp Singers: Sweet Canaan (Hymn)
  • 16. Jerry McCain (Gadsden): Just a Little Bit (Blues)
  • 17. Jerry and Tammy Sullivan (Wagarville): Blind Bartimeus (Gospel)
Price: $8.00