The Record Collection

Mike Seeger: Fresh Oldtime String Band Music

Rounder 0262 (1988)

Track list:

Side 1
101 – Boatman
102 – Mabel
103 – Black Jack Davey
104 – Billy in Waynesboro
105 – Poor Black Sheep
106 – East Tennessee Blues/Goin’ Crazy

Side 2
201 – Ten Broeck and Mollie
202 – Cotton-eyed Joe
203 – Pork fat makes my chicken tan
204 – Wagnerd
205 – Wedding Waltz

Personnel:

Boatman:
Alan Jabbour – Fiddle
Mike Seeger – Gut-strung 19th century fretless banjo
Tom Kelly – Tin Whistle
Gil Carter – Percussion on wooden box
Recorded at Gil Carter’s home in Washington D.C.

Mabel: (The Stokes County String Quartet)
Kirk Sutphin – Fiddle, Vocal
Paul Brown – Fiddle, Vocal
Mike Seeger – Viola, Vocal
Don Mussell – Cello, Vocal
Recorded at the home of Paul Brown and Terri McMurray near Pilot Mountain, North Carolina

Black Jack Davey:
Mike Seeger – Mandolin, Vocal
Nancy Blake – Mando-cello
Norman Blake – Mandolin
James Bryan – Mandolin
Recorded at Blake’s home in Georgia with the help of Bruce Nemerov

Billy in Waynesboro:
Alan Jabbour – Fiddle
Mike Seeger – Gut-strung fretted banjo
Bob Dalsemer – Gil Carter’s steel-strung Steinway
Recorded at Mike Seeger’s home, Rockbridge County, Virgina

Poor Black Sheep:
Mike Seeger – Fiddle, Voice
Paul Brwon – Fretless banjo, Percussion

East Tennessee Blues/Goin’ Crazy: (The Stepping Stones)
Steve Hickman – Fiddle
John O’Loughlin – Guitar, Trombone
Dennis Botzer – Banjo, Piano
Ritchie Schuman – Mandolin, Banjo
Jonah Blaustein – Clarinet
Recorded at John O’Loughlin’s home, Oxon Hill, Maryland

Ten Broeck and Mollie:
Mike Seeger – Vocal, Nylon-strung fretless banjo
Norman Blake – Fiddle
James Bryan – Fiddle
Nancy Balke – Cello

Cotton-eyed Joe: (The Agents of Terra)
Tara Nevins – Fiddle
Richie Stearns – Vocal, Banjo
Jeb Puryear – Cello
Jim Miller – Guitar
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Mike Seeger – Harmony Vocal
Recorded at Mike Seeger’s home, Rockbridge County, Virgina

Pork fat makes my chicken tan: (The Horseflies + The Agents of Terra)
Judy Hyman – Fiddle
Tara Nevins – Fiddle
Richie Stearns – Banjo, Lead Vocal
Jeff Claus – Guitar, Harmony vocal
Jim Miller – Guitar, Harmony Vocal
Jeb Puryear – Plastic bucket
John Haywood – String bass
Recorded at Calf Audio, Ithaca, New York

Wagnerd: (The Horseflies)
Judy Hyman – Fiddle
Richie Stearns – 5-string banjo
Jeff Claus – Guitar
Juhn Haywood – String bass
Recorded at Calf Audio, Ithaca, New York

Wedding Waltz: (The Agents of Terra)
Tara Nevins – Fiddle
Jeb Puryear – Fiddle
Jim Miller – f-hole Guitar
Richie Stearns – 5-string banjo
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Mike Seeger – round hole guitar
Recorded at Mike Seeger’s home, Rockbridge County, Virginia

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