Meeting on Southern Soil

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Meeting On Southern Soil
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Studio album by Norman Blake and Peter Ostroushko
Released February 12, 2002
Recorded December 8 - 10, 2000
Genre Americana, folk
Label Red House
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Meeting on Southern Soil is an album by Norman Blake and Peter Ostroushko, released in 2002.

Reception[edit]

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

Writing for Allmusic, the music critic Chris Nickson wrote of the album, "Albums like this renew the roots of American music, bringing new blood (tunes and songs) into what is really a flowing river of history. To hear these two together is a sheer joy and a triumph of musical skill and love."[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs Traditional unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Blackberry Blossom" – 3:37
  2. "Rise When the Rooster Crows " – 3:14
  3. "President Richard Milhous Nixon's Hornpipe" (Ostroushko) – 3:17
  4. "Blake's Railroad Blues" (Blake) – 8:45
  5. "Muddy Creek" – 2:59
  6. "Little Bessie" – 6:03
  7. "Chickamauga" (Ostroushko) – 4:03
  8. "Only a Bunch of Violets" – 4:33
  9. "Oklahoma Redbird" – 2:44
  10. "I Cannot Call Her Mother" – 3:46
  11. "Marjorie's Waltz #3" (Ostroushko) – 6:52
  12. "The Old Hickory Cane" – 3:19
  13. "Oh Death" – 4:53
  14. "Mandolin Medley: Caperton Ferry/Ruins of Richmond/Valley Head" (Blake) – 4:58
  15. "The Little Log Hut in the Lane" – 2:40
  16. "Christmas Eve Is Coming, Anna" (Ostroushko) – 3:04

Personnel[edit]

Production notes[edit]

  • Norman Blake – mixing
  • Peter Ostroushko – mixing
  • Jim Emrich – engineer
  • David Glasser – mastering
  • Carla Leighton – art direction, design
  • Billy Pierce – assistant engineer
  • Lane Brown Taylor – photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nickson, Chris. "Meeting on Southern Soil > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved June 28, 2011.