Various Artists | Traditional Music of Texas, Vol. 1: Fiddle Recordings from the Texas Folklife Archives

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Traditional Music of Texas, Vol. 1: Fiddle Recordings from the Texas Folklife Archives

by Various Artists

Rare and previously unreleased fiddle recordings from the Texas Folklife archives highlighting the rich variety of fiddle traditions found across the state of Texas.
Genre: Folk: Traditional Folk
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1. Sally Johnson
Ricky Turpin & Johnny Gimble
2:44 $0.99
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2. Tom and Jerry
Ricky Turpin & Johnny Gimble
2:25 $0.99
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3. Beaumont Rag
Johnny Gimble & Ricky Turpin
1:54 $0.99
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4. Hill Country Sunset
Johnny Gimble & Ricky Turpin
1:56 $0.99
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5. Silver Lake Blues
Johnny Gimble & Ricky Turpin
3:36 $0.99
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6. Cotton Patch Rag
Valerie Ryals
2:43 $0.99
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7. Entrale en Ayunas
Jose Moreno
3:08 $0.99
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8. Jesusita en Chihuahua
Jose Moreno
2:27 $0.99
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9. Como Me las Pinten Brinco
Jose Moreno
2:20 $0.99
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10. Mira Luisa
Jose Moreno
2:48 $0.99
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11. Chapel Hill Special
Brian Marshall & Rudy Lopez
1:31 $0.99
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12. Salt River
Bill Gilbert & Mike Henderson
1:32 $0.99
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13. Gilbert's Sally Johnson
Bill Gilbert & Mike Henderson
3:16 $0.99
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Album Notes
This remarkable compilation of newly digitized, unreleased archival recordings from Texas Folklife presents the rich variety of fiddle traditions found across the state of Texas. Traditional Music of Texas, Volume 1: Fiddle Recordings from the Texas Folklife Archives contains archival audio recordings of Texas Folklife programs dating back a quarter of a century, including live recordings of fiddle workshops, field recordings from Texas Folklife’s apprenticeship program in the folk & traditional arts, and recordings from live concerts. Artists and styles featured on the album include legendary Texas swing fiddler Johnny Gimble, Texas breakdowns and contest style fiddling by Ricky Turpin and Valerie Ryals, Polish style fiddling by Brian Marshall, Texas-Mexican fiddle music of Rio Grande Valley by Jose Moreno, and down home Texas style fiddling by Bill Gilbert and Mike Henderson.

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