Black Twig Pickers
|The Black Twig Pickers|
|Origin||Blacksburg, Virginia, Shawsville, Virginia, Lewisburg, West Virginia, United States|
|Labels||Thrill Jockey, VHF Records Beautiful Happiness, House Of Mercy Recordings, The Great Pop Supplement, Klang|
|Associated acts||Jack Rose
|Website||The Black Twig Pickers|
Sally Anne Morgan
The Black Twig Pickers is an Appalachian old-time band consisting of Mike Gangloff on fiddle/banjo/jawharp/vocals; Nathan Bowles on banjo/percussion/vocals; Isak Howell on guitar/mouthharp/vocals; and Sally Anne Morgan on fiddle, flat-foot dancing, square dance calling, and vocals. They come from Shawsville and Blacksburg in Montgomery County, Virginia and Lewisburg in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.
- Rough Carpenters, Thrill Jockey, 2013
- Whompyjawed, Thrill Jockey, 2012
- Yellow Cat, (7", Thrill Jockey, 2012) Thrill Jockey, 2012
- Ironto Special, (CD, LP and MP3, Thrill Jockey, 2010)
- Where You Gonna Be (When The Good Lord Calls You Home)? (7", The Great Pop Supplement, 2010)
- Glory In The Meeting House (with Charlie Parr) (LP, CD, House Of Mercy Recordings, 2010)
- Hobo Handshake (MP3, VHF, 2008)
- Midnight Has Come And Gone (MP3, VHF, 2005)
- Soon One Morning (MP3, VHF, 2003)
- Big Banjo Blues (MP3, Klang 2002)
- North Fork Flyer (MP3, VHF, 2001)
Press and reviews
- "House Of Mercy Recordings". Retrieved May 8, 2012.
- "About The Black Twig Pickers". Retrieved 8 May 2012.
- "Whompyjawed". Thrill Jockey. 2012. Retrieved 8 May 2012.
- "Yellow Cat". Thrill Jockey. 2012. Retrieved 8 May 2012.
- "Ironto Special". Thrill Jockey. 2010. Retrieved 8 May 2012.
- "Big Banjo Blues". Klang. 2002. Retrieved 8 May 2012.
- Currin, Grayson (22 February 2013). "Black Twig Pickers: Rough Carpenters". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 25 February 2013.
- "The Black Twig Pickers - Brushy Fork at John's Creek (Newport, VA - 4/28/12)" (video)
- "Interview: A Conversation With The Black Twig Pickers," Chris Mateer, No Depression, July 26, 2011[permanent dead link]
- "Interview: The Black Twig Pickers – Nothing Funny About Days Gone By," Erin McLaughlin, Awaiting the Flood, September 2, 2010.