John Ashby & the Free State Ramblers : recordings from the collection of Ray Alden

John Ashby & the Free State Ramblers

Label:Field Recorders' Collective FRC 108
Release Date:2007
Format:CD
Country:United States
BG Unlimited:2008-02

Song Information:

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1. Lost train blues
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
2. Rattlesnake bit the baby
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
3. Katy Hill
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
4. Mary wants a lover
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
5. Blue eyed girl
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
6. Rickett's hornpipe
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
7. Going to the Free State
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
8. Cluck old hen
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
9. Free State hornpipe (aka Hornpipe in A)
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
10. Lost Indian
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
11. Red apple rag
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
12. Ashby breakdown
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
13. Pretty little widow
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
14. Twinkle twinkle little star
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
15. New Charleston #1
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
16. Grey eagle
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
17. Jaybird died with the whooping cough
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
18. Sleepy Lou
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
19. Lady of the lake
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
20. Dance all night with a bottle in my hand
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
21. Leather britches
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
22. Freight train moan
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
23. Eighth of January
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
24. Sugar in the gourd
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]
25. Going back to the Free State
Recording Date:1972-04
Place:New York, N.Y.
Instruments:John Ashby-f; [other musicians not named, but likely Ashby Kyhl or Skip Ashby-g; Richard Ashby-g; Ronnie Poe-bj; Jack Frazier-sb]