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Recorded in 2011: w/ Amanda Parker, Bob Mallalieu, Carol Walker & John James.

Old Time Tunes and Songs, secular and sacred.

Trimmed & Burning

  • Songs & Tunes on Trimmed & Burning


    You’ve Been That Friend To Me*

    • A. P. Carter © 1936 Peer Music BMI

    West Virginia, My Home*

    • Hazel Dickens © 1975 HAPPY VALLEY MUSIC BMI

    Banks of the Ohio

    • Traditional - a 19th century murder ballad, written by unknown authors; first recorded by Red Patterson's Piedmont Log Rollers on August 12, 1927

    Nail That Catfish to a Tree*

    • Steve Rosen © 1983

    Christ Was Born in Bethlehem

    • Traditional – learned from the singing of Jean Ritchie and Tim O’Brien

    Oil in My Vessel

    • Traditional – learned from Don Pedi who learned it from Joe Thompson, an “old-school” fiddler from the Piedmont of N.C.

    Let the Lower Lights Be Burning

    • Traditional - Words & Music: Phil­ip P. Bliss 1871 (originally published in The Charm: A Col­lect­ion of Sun­day School Music (Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois: Root & Ca­dy, 1871)

    This World is Not My Home*

    • Albert E. Brumley © 1936 Alfred Brumley & Sons SEASAC            

    On Jordan’s Stormy Banks

    • Traditional - Words: Sam­u­el Sten­nett, in Se­lect­ion of Hymns, by John Rip­pon, 1787. Music: Miss M. Dur­ham, in The South­ern Har­mo­ny and Mu­sic­al Com­pan­ion, by Wil­liam Walk­er (New York: Hast­ings House, 1835)

    Pass Me Not Oh Gentle Savior

    • Traditional - Words: Fan­ny Cros­by, 1868; first ap­peared in Songs of De­vo­tion, by How­ard Doane (New York: 1870) Music: W. How­ard Doane, 1870

    We Believe in Happy Endings*

    • Bob Lee McDill ©1978  RANGER BOB MUSIC ASCAP

    Shoes & Stockings/Ruffled Drawers/Jamie Allen

    Traditional – great set of contra dance tunes

    Precious Memories

    • Traditional – J.B.F. Wright 1925 – one of Carol’s favorites she used to sing with her Dad

    We Shall all be Reunited

    • Traditional – by Alfred G. Karnes - Recorded in Bristol, TN July 28, 1927. Victor 40076

    Deep Settled Peace

    • Traditional - Kate Peters Sturgill

    Lower Lights (Reprise)


    *Used by Permission



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