Never a Pal Like Mother: Vintage Songs And Photographs of the One Who's Always True

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65 antique photographs from such noted collectors as Sarah Bryan and Jim Linderman. 40 recordings from 1927-1956 from such esteemed 78 collectors as Joe Bussard.

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The songs on the first disc describe mother s activities on earth: kindness, discipline, teaching and love. The second disc's songs deal with the coping involved with a mother s death and the emptiness it creates.

Disc: 1
1. God Bless Her, She s My Mother (Louvin Brothers)
2. The Pal That s Always True (Doc Hopkins)
3. Little Moses (Mr. & Mrs. Harmon E. Helmick)
4. Mama Blues (William McCoy)
5. Mama s Little Sunny Boy (Earl McDonald's Original Louisville Jug Band)
6. Mother's Love (Mighty Destroyer)
7. Mama Don t Allow It (Frankie Half-Pint Jaxon)
8. Mama Says It s Naughty (Maddox Brothers & Rose)
9. You Mother Heart Breakers (Rev. J. M. Gates)
10. Mother Came to Get Her Boy from Jail (Wade Mainer)
11. Mother s Last Word to Her Son (Washington Phillips)
12. The Dixie Cowboy (Taylor's Kentucky Boys)
13. That s No Way to Get Along (Robert Wilkins)
14. Only Mother Cares for Me (Dixieland Jug Blowers)
15. Whisper Softly, Mother s Dying (Kid Smith and Family)
16. Hold Fast to the Right (Carter Family)
17. Mother Called Her Child to Her Dying Bed (Lil McClintock)
18. A Mothers Last Word to Her Daughter (Washington Phillips)
19. Mother is with the Angels (Wright Brothers Quartet)
20. Sleep On, Mother (Diamond Four)

Disc: 2
1. Mother's Gone (J. P. Ryan)
2. Stand in the Test in Judgment (Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet)
3. Mama, Where You At? (Leo Soileau)
4. Kujawiak Babki/Grandmother's Dance (Jan Wysowski)
5. Tie Me to Your Apron Strings Again by Bob Wills
6. My Mother's Hands by Shortbuckle Roark & Family
7. The Picture on the Wall (Georgia Yellow Hammers)
8. Where Is My Momma? (Carolina Twins)
9. I've Got the Blues for Mammy (Milton Brown & His Musical Brownies)
10. Motherless Child Blues (Elvie Thomas)
11. If I Could Hear My Mother Pray Again (Rev. Anderson Johnson)
12. Tell Mother I'll Meet Her (The Virginia Possum Tamers)
13. Shake Mother's Hand for Me (Golden Eagle Gospel Singers)
14. Mother Went Her Holiness Way (Blue Sky Boys)
15. Mother Bowed (The Pilgrim Travelers)
16. Will My Mother Know Me There? (L. V. Jones & His VA Singing Class)
17. The Bright Crystal Sea (Cecil Surratt & His W. VA Ramblers)
18. Over the Hills and Far Away (McNulty Family)
19. Masanga (Leon Bukasa)
20. Sleep On Mother, Sleep On (Lonnie McIntorsh)

Additional Information

Author Sarah Bryan / Jim Linderman
Publisher Dust-To-Digital
Page Count 96pp
Publication Size 6 x 8.75
Publication Notes hardcover, full color, 2x discs, 40 tracks
Publication Date July 31, 2011
ISBN 978-0981734231

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