Tradition (Doc Watson album)

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Tradition
Studio album by Doc Watson
Released 1977
Recorded Sep 1964-May 1965
Genre Folk, blues
Label Rounder
Producer Ralph Rinzler
Doc Watson chronology
Lonesome Road
(1977)
Tradition
(1977)
Look Away!
(1978)

Tradition (subtitled The Doc Watson Family) is the title of a recording by Doc Watson and Family. It was recorded in 1964 - 1965 and not released until 1977.

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

Track listing[edit]

All songs Traditional.

  1. "Georgie" – 0:54
  2. "Fish in the Mill Pond" – 1:39
  3. "Julie Jenkins" – 0:42
  4. "Hushabye" – 0:16
  5. "Baa Nanny Black Sheep" – 0:56
  6. "Sheepy and the Goat" – 0:23
  7. "I Heard My Mother Weeping" – 3:02
  8. "Reuben's Train" – 2:40
  9. "Biscuits" – 3:14
  10. "Tucker's Barn" – 2:23
  11. "Give the Fiddler a Dram" – 1:52
  12. "And Am I Born to Die?" – 3:29
  13. "Marthy, Won't You Have Some Good Old Cider?" – 2:06
  14. "A-Roving on a Winter's Night" – 1:51
  15. "Arnold's Tune" – 0:46
  16. "Pretty Saro" – 2:12
  17. "Early, Early in the Spring" – 2:04
  18. "Little Maggie" – 2:36
  19. "Bill Banks" – 2:30
  20. "Rambling Hobo" – 1:02
  21. "One Morning in May" – 1:58
  22. "The Faithful Soldier" – 3:29
  23. "Omie Wise" – 2:43
  24. "Jimmy Sutton" – 1:12

Personnel[edit]

  • Doc Watson – vocals, guitar, harmonica, banjo
  • Merle Watson – guitar
  • Gaither Carlton – banjo, fiddle, vocals
  • Dolly Greer – vocals
  • Annie Watson – vocals
  • Arnold Watson – banjo, vocals
  • Rosa Lee Watson – vocals

Production notes

  • Ralph Rinzler – producer, engineer, editing, liner notes
  • A.L. Lloyd – liner notes

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tradition > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011.