Category Archives: Appalachian

SONG OF THE DAY James Longfeather – Wayfaring Stranger

Over the years there have been countless versions of today’s song released, in many different styles and from many different places, but I’d never heard today’s version until recently! The Wayfaring Stranger (also known as Poor Wayfaring Stranger or I Am … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Coon Creek Girls – Red Rocking Chair

This is one of the nicest things I’ve heard all week so I’m sending out a big thank you to the kind person that introduced me to this lovely track. Originating in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1937, the Coon Creek Girls were … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard – The One I Love is Gone

American bluegrass singer-songwriter, double bassist and guitarist, Hazel Jane Dickens began making music in the 1960’s when she teamed up with her friend, the bluegrass singer, banjoist and guitar player, Alice Gerrard. Known for her lonesome singing style Dickens vocals … Continue reading

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