Music That Inspired Oh! Brother, Where Art Thou? (2cd set)

Artist: Various Artists
Format: 2CD
Bar-code: 5060143497865
Cat No: NOT2CD786


Oh! Brother, never did a simple song strike such a powerful chord in the hearts of all true American music lovers than the poignant but charming ditty that opens our salvo of southern serenades heard on this captivating collection. And it comes from a posse of artists, whose hit recordings once echoed around the world, unleashing a response they surely never dreamt possible. Prepare for the ride of your life as we gallop into 50 fabulous tracks from the finest country, hillbilly, bluegrass and western swing men ever to ride the recording studio range from the Alabama Barnstormers to Bill Monroe and his Bluegrass Boys…

Disc 1

1. You Are My Sunshine – The Rice Brothers Gang
2. Big Rock Candy Mountain – Burl Ives
3. Keep On The Sunny Side – The Carter Family
4. A Man Of Constant Sorrow – Emry Arthur
5. Sail Away Ladies – Uncle Dave Macon
6. When The Saints Go Marching In – Fiddlin’ John Carson & Moonshine Kate
7. Red Wing – Riley Puckett
8. The Runaway Train – Vernon Dalhart
9. Wildwood Flower – The Carter Family
10. Ida Red – The Blue Sky Boys With Curly Parker
11. Little Bessie – The Alabama Barnstormers
12. I’m Thinking Tonight Of My Blue Eyes – The Carter Family
13. Backwater Blues – Uncle Dave Macon
14. Rock Island Line – Leadbelly
15. John Henry – Woody Guthrie & Cisco Houston
16. Mule Skinner’s Blues – Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys
17. Brown’s Ferry Blues – The Delmore Brothers
18. Why Should It End This Way? – The Blue Sky Boys
19. Wabash Cannonball – Roy Acuff
20. Abbeville Breakdown – The Alley Boys Of Abbeville
21. My Little Lady – Jimmie Rodgers
22. I’m Goin’ Away In The Morn – Uncle Dave Macon
23. Hard For To Love – Hayes Shepherd
24. Two Italians / Red Bird – Monroe Gevedon & Family
25. Great Speckled Bird – Roy Acuff

Disc 2

1. Orange Blossom Special – Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys
2. Where Did You Sleep Last Night? – Leadbelly
3. Worried Man Blues – The Carter Family
4. Frankie And Johnny – Jimmie Rodgers
5. Bury Me Beneath The Willow – Woody Guthrie, Sonny Terry & Leadbelly
6. Lonesome Old River Blues – Roy Acuff
7. You Can’t Do Wrong And Get By – The Delmore Brothers
8. Cotton-Eyed Joe – Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys
9. Nine Pound Hammer – Merle Travis
10. Milk Cow Blues – Johnny Lee Wills & His Boys
11. Row Us Over The Tide – The Blue Sky Boys
12. The Yellow Rose Of Texas – Gene Autry & Jimmy Long
13. John Hardy Was A Desperate Little Man – The Carter Family
14. I’ll Roll In My Sweet Baby’s Arms – Buster Carter & Preston Young
15. I’m Free From The Chain Gang Now – Jimmie Rodgers
16. Freight Train Blues – Roy Acuff
17. Rock Road Blues – Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys
18. Rounder’s Blues – The Delmore Brothers
19. Garden In The Sky – The Blue Sky Boys
20. The Little Old Sod Shanty On My Claim – Marc Williams
21. Goin’ To The Barn Dance Tonight – Carson Robison & His Pioneers
22. The Wreck Of The Old ’97 – Vernon Dalhart
23. The Rambling Boy – The Carter Family
24. House Of The Rising Sun – Woody Guthrie
25. Goodnight Irene – Leadbelly