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   HC-510

HC-510
Mother's Boys
Home Among
The Hills


   

"Mother's Boys" includes Rick Cunha, whose warm vocal stylings reflect his Hawiian roots, David Dawson, autoharpist and singer from New Mexico and a fellow band member in Rick's 1960s group, Hearts and Flowers, bassist David Jackson, who also plays piano and accordian, and Peter Feldmann, multi-instrumentalist and singer. Jackson, Dawson, and Cunha were members of the seminal folk rock group Hearts & Flowers in the 1960s. They have performed with Emmy Lou Harris, Hoyt Axton, Mason Williams, Dolly Parton, Waylon Jennings, and Rose Maddox among many others.

The CD project contains a selection of songs recorded by Sara, Maybelle, and AP Carter, some well-known, some quite rare, between 1927 and 1941. They are considered a major bedrock of American country music. The Carters are the subject of a new documentary film, The Winding Stream, released just recently. Peter and Rick selected the included material based on its musicality and variety. Mother's Boys had help from friends on certain tracks during the 6-year recording process, including Aubrey Richmond, Maria Smiley, Fred Sokolow, Susie Glaze, and Laurie Lewis.

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HC-510Title Listing
 

1 -You've Bee A Friend To Me
2 - My Clinch Mountain Home
3 - Carter's Blues
4 - My Home Among The Hills
5 - Little Moses
6 - Single Girl, Married Girl
7 - I'm Thinking Tonight Of My Blue Eyes
8 - Foggy Mountain Top

9 - Jimmy Brown The Newsboy
10 - Stern Old Bachelor
11 - Coal Miner's Blues
12 - My Dixie Darling
13 - Oh, Take me back
14 - Sweet Heaven In My View
15 - Keep On The Sunny Side
==> Click on underlined titles for samples.

 

 

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