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Throw the Old Cow Over the Fence

Posted by gailg64


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Size: 3,446kb, uploaded 2/14/2014 4:57:30 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Humphrey Bate & His Possum Hunters, 1928 Oscar Stone-banjo; Oscar Albright-bowed bass; Walter Liggett: old style 3 finger banjo

3 comments on “Throw the Old Cow Over the Fence”

gailg64 Says:
Sunday, July 20, 2014 @1:50:20 PM

That should read, Oscar Stone-FIDDLE.

bd Says:
Sunday, July 20, 2014 @2:45:12 PM

What's Mr Bate doing tho'?
Cool old recording by the by...

gailg64 Says:
Sunday, July 20, 2014 @7:35:06 PM

He's not listed (Russell) on that cut. With one exception (Dill Pickle Rag) the harmonica, which Bate usually played & a fiddle (either Stone or Bill Barrett) never appeared together in the same cut. So, I just looked this one up & was wrong about the fiddler, on this one it was Bill Barrett rather than Stone. Stone, Barrett & Charlie Arrington, fiddler with Warmack's Gully Jumpers are hard to tell apart. What sets the Bate band above all the rest is Liggett's banjo picking & Albright's rhythmic bowed bass.

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