Traditional Musics of Alabama, Volume 1 A Compilation


  This CD is the first in the Alabama Center for Traditional Culture's Millennium Series, produced by Steve Grauberger. It presents a delightful and well-recorded variety of children's games, work songs, sacred music, fiddle tunes, blues and other forms of music traditional to Alabama collected by musicologists and folklorists over the last 50 years.



1) Excelsior Band of Mobile: Medley

2) Child's game: Walking on the green grass

3) Mobile dock workers: Carrie, Carrie

4) Corly Pennington: Ra-ta-tum-de-dum

5) Children's play song

6) Harriet McClintock: Come, butter, come

7) Tom Bell: Cross-E shimmy dance tune

8) Noah Lacy: Hen Cackle

9) John Henry Mealing: Girl in the white folk's yard

10) Baldwin County Polka Band: Red Rose Polka/Baby Doll Polka

11) Elder Donald Smith, Grace, ‘tis a charming sound

12) Spring Hill Union Primitive Baptist Association: We shall sleep but not forever

13) The Melody Men: My Heavy Burdens have Rolled Away

14) Luella Hatcher: A charge to keep I have

15) The Sullivan Family: Old Brush Arbor

16) The Birmingham Sunlights: Angels Watching Over Me

17) Wiregrass Sacred Harp Singers: Pisgah

18) Capitol Rotunda Singing: Sweet Rivers

19) Elder Fred Cockrell: Sure Been Good to Me

20) Dale County Gospel Association: Look Up

21) Gary Waldrep: Goin' on the Mountain

22) Albert Macon and Robert Thomas: Gotta Move

23) Reagan Ngamvilay: Khamsing Darapheth Salawan

24) Russell Johnson and J.C. Brock: Johnson's Old Grey Mule

25) Mariachi Garibaldi: Guadalajara

26) The Stripling Brothers: Wolves a’howling

27) The Thomas Sisters: What a Day of Victory

28) Notes and Strings: Getting Ready to Leave this World

29) The Sounds of Joy: Fix it, Jesus

30) Dixie Bluegrass: What a Friend we have in Jesus 


Price: $10.00