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arhoolie 522

The Whitetop Mountain Band – Bull Plus 10%

12,00 7,50

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Deze leuke Old Time Stringband is afkomstig van de Whitetop regio van Virginia's Appalachia. Een onderonsje van de familie van papa Thornton Spencer. Opnames van een live concert.

From the Whitetop region of Virginia's Appalachia comes this delightful Old Time Stringband - headed by fiddler Thornton Spencer. Included in the band is Thornton's wife Emily on vocals and old-time banjo, and their dynamic daughter Martha who sings, plays all string instruments, and can clog dance with the best of them. 

Track Listing:
1. Cacklin' Hen - 2:28   2. Lost John - 3:35   3. Rake and Rambling Boy - 4:27   4. Sand Land - 2:01   5. Walking in My Sleep - 3:30   6. Breakin' Up Christmas - 1:58   7. You Can't Tame Me - 3:04   8. Florida Blues - 2:19   9. Rooster's Crowing Blues - 4:32   10. Lee Highway Blues - 3:52   11. Banks of New River - 5:04   12. Snow Line - 2:19   13. Lovin' You Too Well - 3:02   14. Lost Indian - 2:04   15. East Virginia Blues - 3:56   16. Grey Eagle - 2:12   17. My Old Home in Whitetop Mountain - 3:47   18. Bull Plus 10% - 2:11   19. Green Pastures - 3:45

Personnel:
Thornton Spencer (fiddle) , Emily Spencer (vocals & banjo) , Martha Spencer (guitar, vocals, & fiddle) , Spencer Pennington (guitar & vocals) , Michelle Lyle (string bass)
Recorded live at the Blue Ridge Music Center's small indoor theatre near Galax, Virginia, by David McLaughlin

Reviews:

1. Sing Out! - T.D. 
“The Whitetop sound is fiddle-driven with the other instruments providing snappy rhythmic back-up.  Even the clawhammer banjo is mostly a rhythm instrument with little seconding of the fiddle.  This creates an almost irresistible need to get up and dance…a rollicking old-time outfit that remembers what old-time dance music is all about.”