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ARTIST
TITLE
The Complete Paramount & Brunswick Recordings 1929
FORMAT
LP

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CATALOG #
TSQ 2882LP TSQ 2882LP
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RELEASE DATE
4/20/2013

2013 RSD release. Comes with a poster. "From 1926 to 1930 one of the most popular rural string bands on record was Charlie Poole & The North Carolina Ramblers. Through their 78 RPM discs and their various performances, Charlie Poole was second only to Gid Tanner and His Skillet Lickers. Poole's uniquely syncopated three finger banjo picking style coupled with his Piedmont vocal inflections eventually colored and defined much of what we consider 'old-time' music. The classic configuration of banjo, fiddle, and guitar with vocals was encouraged by the main label that promoted Poole, but he also wanted to record instrumentals featuring twin-fiddle and piano. After renaming his group The Highlanders, Poole was able to actualize this musical vision. This collection contains all of the sides that Poole made with Roy Harvey, Lucy Terry, and twin-fiddlers Lonnie Austin and Odell Smith. Remastered in beautiful sound by Christopher King and with notes written by old-time musician and scholar Kinney Rorrer. All sides recorded in New York, New York, 1929."