The original Folkways recordings of Doc Watson and Clarence Ashley, 1960-1962

Doc Watson & Clarence Ashley

Label:Smithsonian Folkways CD SF 40029
Release Date:1994
Format:CD
Country:United States
Barcode:0930-74-00
   Discogs.com ID: 5587099
   Amazon ASIN: B000001DHG
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A-1. Crawdad song3:33
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-2. I'm sitting on top of the world3:05
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-3. Lee Highway blues1:41
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-4. Free little bird2:06
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-5. The coo-coo bird2:33
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-6. Rising sun blues2:56
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-7. Looking t'ward Heaven2:27
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-8. Rambling hobo1:27
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-9. Rambling hobo1:36
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-10. Shady grove1:28
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-11. Cumberland Gap2:18
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-12. Tough luck2:26
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-13. Humpbacked mule1:26
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-14. My home's across the Blue Ridge Mountains2:47
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-15. Way down town2:29
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-16. Banks of the Ohio4:11
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-17. Little Sadie2:19
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-18. Carroll County blues1:39
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-19. Cluck old hen1:45
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-20. Chilly winds (Lonesome road blues)2:37
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-21. Sweet Heaven when I die2:37
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-22. Fire on the mountain1:22
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-23. Will the circle be unbroken3:20
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-24. Daniel prayed2:54
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
A-25. Amazing grace3:56
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-1. Sally Ann2:31
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-2. Richmond blues1:33
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-3. Old Ruben2:00
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-4. Willie Moore3:31
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-5. Walking boss1:49
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-6. Shout Lulu1:23
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-7. Skillet good and greasy2:05
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-8. Pretty little pink2:26
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-9. Run, Jimmie, run3:05
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-10. Hick's farewell5:22
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-11. The old man at the mill1:54
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-12. A short life of trouble3:18
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-13. Brown's dream1:41
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-14. Footprints in the snow2:42
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-15. I'm going back to Jericho1:51
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-16. Peg and awl2:11
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-17. Maggie Walker blues2:53
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-18. God's gonna ease my troublin' mind3:03
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-19. I saw a man at the close of day2:37
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-20. Handsome Molly2:13
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-21. John Henry3:42
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-22. Honey babe blues3:43
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard
B-23. Wayfaring pilgrim5:05
Instruments:Doc Watson-g/bj/harmonica; Clarence Ashley-bj; Clint Howard-g; Ralph Rinzler-g; Garley Foster-g/harmonica; Jack Johnson-bj; Gaither Carlton-bj/f; Arnold Watson-bj/harmonica; Dock Walsh-bj; Jack Burchett-bj; Fred Price-f; Tommy Moore-washboard