Posted by JanetB, written by Ernie Carpenter
- Play count: 197
Size: 971kb, uploaded 5/21/2014 6:18:22 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time
For the Tune of the Week (OT) 5/16/14. The Cabin Creek version by Ernie Carpenter seems to be closest to two of the 4-part Ed Haley version. Elk River Blues is credited to West Virginia fiddler Ernie Carpenter, great-grandson of Sol Carpenter of Shelvin' Rock (an interesting story in American history), after his family home was flooded by the construction of Sutton Dam.
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