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ReleaseProduct
Come, Let Us Sing
Label
Death Is Not The End
Catalogue Number
5050580786479
Release Date
August 26, 2022

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Digital Tracklist

  1. 1 Pretty Saro Cleophas Franklin 4:38 Buy
  2. 2 Jack the Sailor Boy Mrs. Lena Bare Turbyfill 3:07 Buy

    Jack the Sailor Boy

  3. 3 In Seaport Town (The Bramble Briar) Mrs. Lena Bare Turbyfill 2:49 Buy

    In Seaport Town (The Bramble Briar)

  4. 4 Sweet Willie Mrs. Lloyd Bare Hagie 3:09 Buy
  5. 5 Old Gray Beard Need Shaving Mrs. Sabra Bare Hampton 1:02 Buy

    Old Gray Beard Need Shaving

  6. 6 Four Nights Drunk Jackie Browning Hedstrom 1:18 Buy

    Four Nights Drunk

  7. 7 George Collins Rick Ward 0:40 Buy

    George Collins

  8. 8 Soldier, Soldier, Won't You Marry Me? Mrs. Lena Bare Turbyfill 2:02 Buy

    Soldier, Soldier, Won't You Marry Me?

  9. 9 Old Lady and the Devil Mrs. Lena Bare Turbyfill 2:48 Buy

    Old Lady and the Devil

  10. 10 Hicks' Farewell Rick Ward 0:55 Buy

    Hicks' Farewell

  11. 11 I Wish My Woman Was Dead Mrs. Lena Bare Turbyfill 0:50 Buy

    I Wish My Woman Was Dead

  12. 12 Lord Thomas Mrs. Lena Bare Turbyfill 6:58 Buy
  13. 13 Come, Let Us Sing Mrs. Sabra Bare Hampton & Oscar Hampton 3:43 Buy

    Come, Let Us Sing

Track List

What shall we sing? Folklorist Derek Piotr presents the third and final installation in the Bare family trilogy, this time highlighting lesser-known and garbled versions of local folk tunes, and again braiding the past with the present by incorporating his own contemporary fieldwork of the Bare's living descendants.

Track 1 recorded by Herbert Halpert in Maryville, TN, April 23, 1939.

Tracks 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 11, and 12 recorded by Herbert Halpert in Elk Park, NC, April 12, 1939.

Tracks 5 and 13 recorded by Herbert Halpert near Morganton, NC, April 19, 1939.

Track 6 recorded by Derek Piotr in Morganton, NC, April 11, 2022.

Tracks 7 and 10 recorded by Derek Piotr in Vilas, NC, April 18, 2022.

Cover image of Mrs. Sabra Bare Hampton courtesy of Della Ruth Harshbarger.

Death Is Not The End

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