The Fun of Open Discussion

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The Fun of Open Discussion
Studio album by John Hartford, Bob Carlin
Released January 17, 1995
Recorded February 7–8, 1994
Genre Bluegrass
Length 53:18
Label Rounder
Producer Bob Carlin, John Hartford
John Hartford chronology
Old Sport
(1994)
The Fun of Open Discussion
(1995)
Live at College Station Pennsylvania
(1995)

The Fun of Open Discussion is a bluegrass album by American musician John Hartford and Bob Carlin, released in 1995 (see 1995 in music).[1]

As a member of the Hartford String Band, Carlin contributed to a number of Hartford's albums.

The liner notes detail the origin of each song.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Big John McNeil" (J. Scott Skinner) – 3:07
  2. "The Fun of Open Discussion" (John Hartford) – 2:53
  3. "Jenny on the Railroad" – 3:22
  4. "Hy Patitian " – 2:34
  5. "Tishomingo County Blues" (John Hatcher) – 2:11
  6. "Lantern in the Ditch" – 3:33
  7. "Greenback Dollar " (Traditional) – 4:16
  8. "M.I.S.I.P." (Hartford) – 3:17
  9. "Doc Chapman's Breakdown" – 3:37
  10. "Chinquapin" – 3:10
  11. "Bull at the Wagon " – 3:01
  12. "Mrs. Maxwell" (Turlough O'Carolan) – 3:04
  13. "Indian War Whoop" (Hoyt "Floyd" Ming) – 2:45
  14. "Shortenin' Bread" – 5:24
  15. "Dry and Dusty" – 3:11
  16. "Kitty Puss" – 3:53

Personnel[edit]

  • John Hartford – vocals, fiddle
  • Bob Carlin – banjo

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Fun of Open Discussion > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011. 

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