The Holy Modal Rounders (album)

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The Holy Modal Rounders
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Studio album by The Holy Modal Rounders
Released 1964
Genre Old-time
Length 33:34
Label Prestige
The Holy Modal Rounders chronology
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

The Holy Modal Rounders is the debut album of the folk duo The Holy Modal Rounders, released in 1964 through Prestige Records.

They completed this album as an acoustic duo. The two aimed at revisioning traditional folk standards into a contemporary style.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Blues in the Bottle"   Traditional arr., Stampfel, Weber 3:23
2. "Give the Fiddler a Dram"   Traditional arr. 2:32
3. "The Cuckoo"   Clarence Ashley 3:06
4. "Euphoria"   Remaily 1:30
5. "Long John"   Traditional arr. 2:20
6. "Hesitation Blues"   Traditional arr. 2:18
7. "Hey, Hey Baby"   Weber 1:19
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Reuben's Train"   Traditional arr. 2:28
2. "Mr. Bass Man (Mister Spaceman)"   Cymbal 1:52
3. "Moving Day"   Poole 2:30
4. "Better Things for You"   Traditional arr. 3:10
5. "Same Old Man"   Traditional arr. 1:41
6. "Hop High Ladies"   Traditional arr. 1:59
7. "Bound to Lose"   Stampfel 4:16


External links[edit]


  1. ^ Unterberger, Richie. "The Holy Modal Rounders". Allmusic. Retrieved August 12, 2012.