American Epic

AMERICAN EPIC: THE SOUNDTRACK (CD)
AMERICAN EPIC, a film series produced by Allison McGourty, Duke Erikson and Director Bernard MacMahon, explores the pivotal recording journeys at the height of the Roaring Twenties, when music scouts armed with cutting-edge recording technology captured the breadth of American music and discovered the artists that would shape our world.

AMERICAN EPIC is an historic, multi-media endeavor that includes:

A three-part historical documentary broadcast series that uncovers the untold story of early American recorded music
Executive produced by T Bone Burnett, Robert Redford, and Jack White
Narrated by Robert Redford
Features ground-breaking, untold stories with never before seen archival film and rare photographs and interviews with the surviving family members of iconic American musicians

Williamson Brothers & Curry - Gonne Die with My Hammer in My Hand
Memphis Jug Band - On the Road Again
Mississippi John Hurt - Frankie
The Carter Family - Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow
Lydia Mendoza - Mal Hombre
Carolina Tar Heels - Peg and Awl
Sol K. Bright with The Aloha Serenaders - Tomi Tomi
Big Chief Henry's Indian String Band - The Indian Tom Tom
Hattie Hart & The Memphis Jugband - Cocaine Habit Blues
Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Up Above My Head
Charley Patton - Down the Dirt Road Blues
Joseph Falcon - Allons A Lafayette
Frank Hutchison - Stackalee
Jimmie Rodgers - Waiting for a Train
The Breaux Brothers with Louis Michot - Jole Blon
MUSIC FROM THE AMERICAN EPIC SESSIONS (2CD)

AMERICAN EPIC, a film series produced by Allison McGourty, Duke Erikson and Director Bernard MacMahon, explores the pivotal recording journeys at the height of the Roaring Twenties, when music scouts armed with cutting-edge recording technology captured the breadth of American music and discovered the artists that would shape our world.

AMERICAN EPIC: THE SESSSIONS features Jack White, Elton John, Nas, Alabama Shakes, Willie Nelson and more revisiting these historical songs. These sessions were recorded on a restored recording machine from the period. Powered by a pulley and weight, it is the only recording system of this kind left in the world!

 

CD1
Alabama Shakes - Killer Diller Blues
Nas - On the Road Again
Blind Boy Paxton - Candy Man
Elton John and Jack White - 2 Fingers of Whiskey
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell - The Coo Coo Bird
Ashley Monroe - Like a Rose
Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard - The Only Man Wilder than Me
Jack White - Matrimonial Intentions
Rhiannon Giddens - One Hour Mama
Ana Gabriel - Mal Hombre
Los Lobos - El Cascabel
The Avett Brothers - Closer Walk with Thee
Beck - Fourteen Rivers, Fourteen Floods

CD2
Bettye LaVette - Nobody's Dirty Business
Pokey LaFarge - St. Louis Blues
Taj Mahal - High Water Everywhere, Part 2
Nas - One Mic
Rhiannon Giddens - Pretty Saro
Ashley Monroe and The Americans - Jubilee
Lost Bayou Ramblers - Tous les Matins
Bettye LaVette - When I Woke Up this Morning
Frank Fairfield - If the River was Whiskey
Raphael Saadiq - Stealin' Stealin'
The Avett Brothers - Jordan am a Hard Road to Travel
The Americans - Sail Away Ladies
The Hawaiians - Tomi Tomi
Christine Pizzuti - Last Kind Words
Stephen Stills - Come On In My Kitchen
Jack White - Mama's Angel Child
Pokey LaFarge - Josephine
The Hawaiians - Hilo Hanakahi
Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard - Old Fashioned Love
American Epic:The Soundtrack (Vinyl)

AMERICAN EPIC, a film series produced by Allison McGourty, Duke Erikson and Director Bernard MacMahon, explores the pivotal recording journeys at the height of the Roaring Twenties, when music scouts armed with cutting-edge recording technology captured the breadth of American music and discovered the artists that would shape our world. 


AMERICAN EPIC is an historic, multi-media endeavor that includes:

A three-part historical documentary broadcast series that uncovers the untold story of early American recorded music
Executive produced by T Bone Burnett, Robert Redford, and Jack White
Narrated by Robert Redford
Features ground-breaking, untold stories with never before seen archival film and rare photographs and interviews with the surviving family members of iconic American musicians

Legacy Recordings is collaborating with Columbia Records and Third Man Records on the American Epic music campaign. Legacy Recordings will release a selection of products focusing on the original archival recordings, showcasing these authentic American stories and unheard performances once lost to time, and brought back from the beyond with mesmerizing clarity using state-of-the-art, proprietary restoration techniques and technology.

TRACKLISTING

SIDE A
Williamson Brothers & Curry - Gonne Die with My Hammer in My Hand
Memphis Jug Band - On the Road Again
Mississippi John Hurt - Frankie
The Carter Family - Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow
Lydia Mendoza - Mal Hombre
Carolina Tar Heels - Peg and Awl
Sol K. Bright with The Aloha Serenaders - Tomi Tomi
Big Chief Henry's Indian String Band - The Indian Tom Tom

SIDE B
Hattie Hart & The Memphis Jugband - Cocaine Habit Blues
Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Up Above My Head
Charley Patton - Down the Dirt Road Blues
Joseph Falcon - Allons A Lafayette
Frank Hutchison - Stackalee
Jimmie Rodgers - Waiting for a Train
The Breaux Brothers with Louis Michot - Jole Blon

 

    American Epic: The Collection (CD Boxset)

    AMERICAN EPIC, a film series produced by Allison McGourty, Duke Erikson and Director Bernard MacMahon, explores the pivotal recording journeys at the height of the Roaring Twenties, when music scouts armed with cutting-edge recording technology captured the breadth of American music and discovered the artists that would shape our world. 


    AMERICAN EPIC is an historic, multi-media endeavor that includes:

    A three-part historical documentary broadcast series that uncovers the untold story of early American recorded music
    Executive produced by T Bone Burnett, Robert Redford, and Jack White
    Narrated by Robert Redford
    Features ground-breaking, untold stories with never before seen archival film and rare photographs and interviews with the surviving family members of iconic American musicians

    Legacy Recordings is collaborating with Columbia Records and Third Man Records on the American Epic music campaign. Legacy Recordings will release a selection of products focusing on the original archival recordings, showcasing these authentic American stories and unheard performances once lost to time, and brought back from the beyond with mesmerizing clarity using state-of-the-art, proprietary restoration techniques and technology.

    TRACKLISTING

    TRACKLISTING – CD1

    Clarence Ashley - The Coo Coo Bird (The Cuckoo)
    Memphis Jug Band - On the Road Again
    Bukka White - The Panama Limited
    Hoyt Ming and His Pep Steppers - Indian War Whoop
    Frank Stokes - 'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do, Pt. 1
    Andrew & Jim Baxter - K. C. Railroad Blues
    Alfred G. Karnes - I Am Bound for the Promised Land
    Garfield Akers - Cottonfield Blues, Pt. 2
    Bascom Lamar Lunsford - I Wish I Was a Mole In the Ground
    Bentley Boys - Down On Penny's Farm
    Whistler's Jug Band - Foldin' Bed
    Weems String Band - Greenback Dollar
    Mattie Delaney - Tallahatchie River Blues
    Cannon's Jug Stompers - Walk Right In
    The Carter Family - Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow
    Jim Jackson - Old Dog Blue
    Columbus Fruge - Bayou Teche
    Tommy Johnson - Cool Drink of Water Blues
    J. P. Nestor - Train On the Island

    TRACKLISTING – CD2

    Elder J.E. Burch - My Heart Keeps Singing
    Julius Daniels - Ninety-Nine Year Blues
    Earl Johnson and his Clodhoppers - I Get My Whiskey From Rockingham
    Rev. J. M. Gates - Death's Black Train Is Coming
    Jimmie Rodgers - Waiting for a Train
    Tenneva Ramblers - Darling, Where Have You Been So Long?
    Alabama Sacred Harp Singers - Rocky Road
    Amadie Breaux, Ophey Breaux & Cleoma Breaux - Ma Blond Est Partie
    Carolina Tar Heels - Peg and Awl
    Barbecue Bob - Chocolate to the Bone
    Eddie Head and Family - Down On Me
    Cleoma Breaux with Joseph Falcon and Ophy Breaux - Prenez Courage
    Dilly and his Dill Pickles - Pickin' Off Peanuts
    Nelstone's Hawaiians - Just Because
    Willie Walker - Dupree Blues
    Burnett & Rutherford - Ladies On the Steamboat
    Blind Willie McTell - Mamma, 'Tain't Long Fo' Day

    TRACKLISTING – CD3

    Cuarteto Flores - Cecilia
    Los Borinquenos - La Coquetera
    Guty Cárdenas Y Lencho - Coconito
    Emmett Miller - Lovesick Blues
    Big Bill Broonzy - Long Tall Mama
    Two Poor Boys - John Henry Blues
    Lead Belly - Mr. Tom Hughes' Town
    Mississippi John Hurt - Louis Collins
    Blind Gary Davis - I Am The Light of the World
    Rev. F.W. McGee - Fifty Miles of Elbow Room
    Hopi Indian Chanters - Chant of the Eagle Dance
    Mike Hanapi & The Ilima Islanders - Hilo Hula
    Charlie Poole - If The River Was Whiskey
    Frank Hutchison - Stackalee
    Ernest Stoneman - The Wreck of the '97
    Buell Kazee - Faded Coat of Blue
    Dock Boggs - Country Blues
    Uncle Dave Macon and His Fruit-Jar Drinkers - Sail Away Ladies
    Uncle Bunt Stephens - Sail Away Lady
    Eck Robertson - Sally Gooden                                 
    Don Richardson - Arkansas Traveller

    TRACKLISTING – CD4

    Lane Hardin - Hard Time Blues
    Charley Patton - Down the Dirt Road Blues
    Banjo Joe - Poor Boy, Long Ways From Home
    Blind Blake & Charlie Spand - Hastings Street
    Blind Lemon Jefferson - See That My Grave's Kept Clean
    Golden Melody Boys - Gonna Have 'Lasses In the Morning
    Memphis Minnie & Bumblebee Slim - New Orleans Stop Time
    Ma Rainey - Prove It On Me Blues
    Williamson Brothers & Curry - Gonne Die with My Hammer in My Hand
    Geeshie Wiley - Last Kind Words Blues
    Dixieland Jug Blowers - Banjoreno
    Beale Street Sheiks - It's a Good Thing
    Blind Willie Davis - Trust In God and Do the Right
    Sleepy John Estes - Someday Baby Blues
    Sam Collins - Lonesome Road Blues
    Willie Brown - Future Blues
    Henry Thomas - Bull Doze Blues
    Massey Family - Brown Skin Gal (Down the Lane)
    Dick Justice - Henry Lee aka Young Hunting
    William Moore - Old Country Rock
    Delma Lachney & Blind Uncle Gaspard - La Danseuse
    Son House - My Black Mama, Pt. 1 & 2
    Skip James - Cypress Grove Blues

    TRACKLISTING – CD5

    Robert Johnson - Cross Road Blues
    Lydia Mendoza - Mal Hombre
    Frenchy's String Band - Sunshine Special
    Robert Wilkins - Old Jim Canan's
    Amédé Ardoin & Dennis McGee - Les Blues De Voyage
    Stripling Brothers - The Lost Child
    Jaybird Coleman - I'm Gonna Cross the River Jordan Some of These Days
    Sol K. Bright with The Aloha Serenaders - Tomi Tomi
    Mississippi Sheiks - Sittin' On Top of the World
    Richard Rabbit Brown - James Alley Blues
    Big Chief Henry's Indian String Band - The Indian Tom Tom
    Prince Albert Hunt's Texas Ramblers - Blues In a Bottle
    Bartmon Montet & Joswell Dupuis - Je Me Suis En Alle
    Blind Willie Johnson - Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground
    Sol Hoopii & His Novelty Quartette - E Mama Ea
    Truett & George - Ghost Dance
    Roosevelt Graves & Brother - Woke Up This Morning (With My Mind On Jesus)
    Joseph Falcon - Allons A Lafayette
    Los Madrugadores - Corrido De Joaquin Murrieta, Pt. 1 & 2
    Washington Phillips - Denomination Blues (Part 1 & 2)