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01. The Appalachia Vagabond (Hayes Shepherd) – Hard For To Love (Vocalion 5450) 3-28-30 Knoxville, TN
02. Bill Chitwood & Bud Landress – Jerusalem, Mourn (Brunswick 2809) 11-21-24 NYC
03. Robert Johnson – Last Fair Deal Gone Down (Vocalion 03445) 11-27-36 San Antonio, TX
04. Byrd Moore – The Bully Of The Town (Gennett 6763) 6-22-28 Richmond, IN
05. Fiddlin’ Powers & Family – Callahan’s Reel (Victor 19450) 8-19-24 NYC
06. Roy Acuff & His Crazy Tennesseeans – Trouble Trouble (Melotone 7-11-62) 3-22-37 Birmingham, AL
07. Ken Curtis & The Novelty Aces – “Chuck-Wagon Jamboree” (episode #4) 1948 Hollywood, CA (edited for broadcast)
Opening Theme; Camptown Races; Blue Prairie; Medley: Flop-Eared Mule, Blue Yodel #6, Aunt Dinah’s Quilting Party; Dusty Skies; Nearer, My God, To Thee; Closing Theme
08. Prairie Ramblers – I’m Looking For The Bully Of The Town (Perfect 6-08-56) 5-28-36 Chicago, IL
09. Red River Dave – Her Name Was Rosita (Decca 5864) 6-24-40 NYC
10. Soileau & Robin – Easy Rider Blues (Paramount 12808) 7-13-29 Richmond, IN
11. Henry Thomas “Rag Time Texas” – The Fox And The Hounds (Vocalion 1137) 10-5-27 Chicago, IL
12. Reaves White County Ramblers – Drunkard’s Hiccoughs (Vocalion 5247) 4-27-28 Chicago, IL
13. Monroe’s Boys – Just One Year (Bluebird B-8064) 2-5-39 Rock Hill, SC
14. Roy Harvey & The West Virginia Ramblers – By A Cottage In The Twilight (Champion 16780) 6-3-31 Richmond, IN
15. Lewis McDaniels – Aggravating Mother-In-Law (Oriole 8006) 3-28-30 NYC
16. Ernest Stoneman – Bully Of The Town (Regal 8347) May 1927 NYC
17. Dixie Reelers – I Shall Not Be Moved (Bluebird B-7958) 6-20-36 Charlotte, NC
DOWN TO THE ROOTS theme from Hopalong Cassidy & The Square Dance Holdup (Capitol CBX-3075) Cliffie Stone, Harold Hensley, Herman The Hermit ©1950
Master Rights Usage courtesy of Universal Music Enterprises and Capitol Records.
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