> I just noticed some good reissues by this label I've never heard of...
I got the Uncle Dave CD from them via the Cannon County Hist. Society.
He was gettin' on, fer sure, forgetting a few lyrics. When it was
recorded anyone figured it would be released, but since the recordings
of anyone like Uncle Dave are limited, it does include more comments
than you'd find on the 78's, and a few songs you might not hear elsewhere.
I also got the Sam and Kirk live CD--much better music, better recording
(some by Mike Seeger), fun stage comments. According to Sam's
granddaughter Jane Frost, who manages the McGees' musical legacy, it's a
fairly new release. (and speaking of the McGees, but wandering from
this thread, Folkways Smithsonian is releasing a new McGee 3 CD
set--also according to Jane, who just emailed me, but it's not out on
their website yet).
I heard an LP of the Perry County Music Makers 35 years ago, and wasn't
overwhelmed at the time.
But the Springfed folks look to be serious at keeping the kind of music
we like alive.
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