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Angela
29-08-20, 16:42
I love this music.

See:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oN3H2JPqKRY

ratchet_fan
29-08-20, 17:21
Am I wrong in saying it kind of sounds like proto country music? I like it.

Angela
29-08-20, 17:58
Am I wrong in saying it kind of sounds like proto country music? I like it.

It's indeed proto country, and parts of it worked into the beginnings of rock and roll.

I like it a LOT.

The ballads all used to be song by the folk singers of the sixties and seventies.

Two of my favorites are Scottish, not Ulster Scots Irish but it's basically the same.

Barbara Allen
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrKha0alSf0


Black is the color of my true love's hair
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKIHWXASYHE

I am a poor wayfaring stranger: one of my favorite ever songs. First Ed Sheeran smashing it, and then a bluegrass version which is equally good.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buAzVkcH4YI

Bluegrass; more authentic in my opinion.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bvZ-WCkXGE

Another fabulous version from Ireland:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1Z4PAZX9Bs

There are dozens of covers of it because it's such a fabulous song.

ratchet_fan
29-08-20, 19:30
It's indeed proto country, and parts of it worked into the beginnings of rock and roll.

I like it a LOT.

The ballads all used to be song by the folk singers of the sixties and seventies.

Two of my favorites are Scottish, not Ulster Scots Irish but it's basically the same.

Barbara Allen
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrKha0alSf0


Black is the color of my true love's hair
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKIHWXASYHE

I am a poor wayfaring stranger: one of my favorite ever songs. First Ed Sheeran smashing it, and then a bluegrass version which is equally good.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buAzVkcH4YI

Bluegrass; more authentic in my opinion.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bvZ-WCkXGE

Another fabulous version from Ireland:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1Z4PAZX9Bs

There are dozens of covers of it because it's such a fabulous song.

That is really good. Thanks for sharing. Wouldn't have known about it otherwise.