Document Records - Vintage Blues and Jazz

The Skillet Lickers Vol 4 1928 - 1930

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FEATURED ARTIST / S
Skillet Lickers
Norris Fate
Lowe Stokes
Uncle Fuzz
Riley Puckett
Clayton McMichen
Hugh Cross
Bert Layne
Tom Dorsey
Gid Tanner

    TRACK LIST

The Skillet-Lickers
01 - Rocky pallet Listen
02 - Soldiers joy Listen
03 - Rock that cradle Lucy Listen
04 - There`ll be a hot time in the old town tonight Listen
05 - Bonepart`s retreat Listen
06 - Hell`s broke loose in Georgia Listen
07 - Giddap Napoleon Listen
08 - Cripple Creek Listen
09 - Kickapoo medicine show - part 1 Listen
10 - Kickapoo medicine show - part 2 Listen
11 - A night in a blind tiger - part 1 Listen
12 - A night in a blind tiger - part 2 Listen
13 - A bee hunt on hill for Sartin Creek - part 1 Listen
14 - A bee hunt on hill for Sartin Creek - part 2 Listen
15 - Leather breeches Listen
16 - New Arkansas traveller Listen
17 - Sugar in the gourd Listen
18 - Georgia wagner Listen
19 - Sal`s gone to the cider mill Listen
20 - Nigger in the woodpile Listen
21 - Devlish Mary Listen
22 - Soldier, will you marry me Listen

This is the fourth of six volumes featuring the complete recorded works of The Skillet Lickers. The 6 volume set covers some of the finest, and some of the rarest, hillbilly and string band recordings of what is often called the golden age of old-time music. By October 1929 the Skillet Lickers were back in the studio to record more tunes and sketches for Columbia. Their sketches continued to depict scenes drawn from life. "A Night In A Blind Tiger" tells of the aftermath of a fiddlers' contest, the losers uniting in an illicit watering-hole to complain that Clayton McMichen shouldn't have won. By the end of the 1920s record sales were beginning to decline and this was reflected in the sales performance of the Skillet Lickers' hillbilly recordings. The group continued to produce fine string band tunes but times were hard and the whole music industry was starting to feel the pinch. Includes informative booklet notes by Tony Russell with bibliography and full discographical details.
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