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Flop Eared Mule - The North Carolina Ramblers* - The North Carolina Ramblers


1972
Label: Biograph Records - BLP-6005 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: US • Genre: Folk, World, & Country •
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Charlie Poole March 22, — May 21, was an American musician, singer and banjo player, as well as the leader of the North Carolina Ramblers, a string band that recorded many popular songs between and Inhe moved to the town of Spray, now part of Eden.

He learned banjo as a youth. He played baseball, and his three-fingered technique was the result of an accident. He bet that he could catch a baseball without a glove.

He closed his hand too soon, the ball broke his thumb, and resulted in a permanent arch in his right hand. Poole bought his first banjo, an Orpheum No. Later, he appeared in the catalog of the Gibson Companypromoting their banjo. Poole and his brother-in-law, fiddler Posey Rorerwhom he had met in West Virginia in and whose sister he married, formed a trio with guitarist Norman Woodlief. The band was called the North Carolina Ramblers. They auditioned in New York for Columbia Records.

This song sold overcopies at a time when there were estimated to be only 6, phonographs in the southern United States, according to Poole's biographer and great-nephew, Kinney Rorer. For the next five years, Poole and the Ramblers were a popular band. The band's sound remained consistent, although several members came and left including Posey Rorer and Norm Woodlief.

Former railroad engineer Roy Harvey was one of the guitarists. Bill C. Malone, in his history of country music, Country Music, U. Predictable as it may be, it was nonetheless outstanding. No string band in early country music Caught A Lite Sneeze - Tori Amos - Boys For Pele the Ramblers' controlled, clean, well-patterned sound.

Poole composed few, if any, of his recordings. Nevertheless, his dynamic renditions were popular with a broad audience in the Southeast United States. He is considered a primary source for old-time music revivalists and aficionados. Poole had been Flop Eared Mule - The North Carolina Ramblers* - The North Carolina Ramblers to Hollywood to play background music for a film, but died before getting there.

He died after a heart attack due to alcohol poisoning in May According to some reports, he'd been disheartened by the slump in record sales due to the Depression. The original liner notes, by Peter Stampfel, state, "Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers recorded an incredible number of songs that are personal favorites of mine.

Poole is, in fact, one of the great musicians of the century. No doubt about it. Production of a documentary on Poole's life, tentatively titled North Carolina Ramblerwas announced in by producer-director-cinematographer George Goehl. However, Dive In - Ross Couch - Second Nature EP (File) word on the film's progress Flop Eared Mule - The North Carolina Ramblers* - The North Carolina Ramblers available.

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  1. Tabar
    Track List [Disc 1] Girl I Left in Sunny Tennessee I'm the Man That Rode the Mule Around the World Can I Sleep in Your Barn Tonight Mister Don't Let Your Deal Go Down Blues Flyin' Clouds Wild Horse Forks of Sandy Mountain Reel Goodbye Booze Monkey on a String Brave Engineer Too Young to Marry Ragtime Annie Leaving Home Budded Rose There'll Come a Time White House Blues Highwayman Brand: Charlie Poole.
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    Other sources remark on the piece's popularity as a vehicle for the quadrille before the turn of the century. Bayard ( & ) believes "Flop-Eared Mule" to be a fairly modern tune, perhaps from the early 19th century, extremely popular in the South, and speculated that the tune spread north from there.
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    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The North Carolina Ramblers on Discogs/5(2).
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    Aug 07,  · Charlie Poole with the North Carolina Ramblers The Highwayman.
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    27 July New York City - Charlie Poole and North Carolina Ramblers (Norman Woodlieff [gt], Charlie Poole [vcl/banjo), Posey Rorer [fiddle]) THE GIRL I LEFT IN SUNNY TENNESSEE Columbia D/ County LP I'M THE MAN THAT RODE THE MULE ROUND THE WORLD Columbia D/County LPAuthor: Praguefrank.
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    Jan 25,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Charlie Poole With The North Carolina Ramblers And The Highlanders on Discogs.4/4(4).
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    Charlie Poole (March 22, – May 21, ) was an American musician, singer and banjo player, as well as the leader of the North Carolina Ramblers, a string band that recorded many popular songs between and
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    Get this from a library! The North Carolina Ramblers, [North Carolina Ramblers.] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library Flop-eared mule --Lynchberg town --Under the double eagle --Richmond Square --Tennessee blues --May I sleep in your.

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