Results for "Various Artists: Work Hard, Play Hard, Pray Hard"
Label: Tompkins Square
Track listing: CD1: Work Hard: John Henry the Steel Drivin' Man - Clem Garner/Alfred Meng/Earl McCoy; Poor Man, Rich Man (Cotton Mill Colic #2) - David McCarn/David McCam; I've Got the Chain Store Blues - Allen Bros; Farmer Is the Man Who Feeds Them All - Fiddlin' John Carson; Farmer's Dream - Oscar Ford; When the Roses Bloom Again for the Bootlegger - Earl Johnson; Jerry, Go Ile That Car - Harry McClintock/Mac McClintock; Flat Wheel Train Blues, Pt. 1 - Jack Wellman/Red Gay; Flat Wheel Train Blues, Pt. 2 - Jack Wellman/Red Gay; Driving Saw Logs on the Plover - Pierre La Dieu; All Bound Down in Texas - Darby & Tarlton; Poor Boy Long Ways from Home - Buell Kazee; Diamond Joe - Georgia Crackers. CD2: Play Hard: Work Don't Bother Me - Gid Tanner; Soldier's Joy - North Carolina Hawaiians; Fourth of July at the Country Fair - Bill Chitwood & His Georgia Mountaineers; McDonald's Farm - Warren Caplinger; Barnyard Frolic - Carolina Ramblers String Band; Home Brew Rag - Cherokee Ramblers; Corn-Shucking Party in Georgia; Beer Party - Charlie Wilson and his Hayloft Gang; Charleston Rag - Aiken County String Band; Tennessee Coon Hunt - Whit Gaydon; Too Tight Rag - Hack String Band; Cheat 'Em - Allen Bros; Hide Away - Oscar Ford; Preacher Got Drunk and Laid Down His Bible - Tennessee Ramblers. CD3: Pray Hard: You've Got to Stop Drinking Shine - Gid Tanner; Climbing the Golden Stairs - Happy Four; Oh Declare His Glory - McDonald Quartette; Easter Day - The Dixon Brothers; I'm S-A-V-E-D - Georgia Yellow Hammers; Way to Glory Land - Corley Family; You Must Be a Lover of the Lord - Fields Ward and the Grayson County Railsplitters; Gambler's Dying Words, The - Grady Moore/Sid Harkreader; I'm on My Way - Kentucky Holiness Singers; Leave It There - Snowball & Sunshine; Where We'll Never Grow Old - Alfred G. Karnes; If the Light Has Gone Out of Your Soul - Ernest Phipps and the Holiness Singers; When the Moon Drips Away Into the Blood - Taylor Griggs Louisiana Melody Makers; Beyond the Starry Plane - Red Brush Singers; My Christian Friends in Bonds of Love - Elder G.P. Harris.
by Skip Heller
There is always complaint that American contemporary musical life is at turns either too glitzy or overly-intellectualized. Either claim is overly simplistic, neither completely wrong. And in no area is it more true than country music. On one hand, there is the proud stupidity of Toby Keith and Gretchen Wilson. On the other, the self-consciously literate ...