CLUCK OLD HEN

Latest update on 21/10/2016

Artist: Fiddlin' John Carson
Author: traditional
Label: Okeh
Year: 1924

A Ralph Peer recording. Sold well in Atlanta, an eye opener for organizing the Bristol Sessions.

Covers:

1924:

Hill Billies [also for Ralph Peer and also from Carroll Co, Virginia; when Peer asked them if their string quartet had a name yet, the answer was: Wed're just a bunch of hillbillies from Virginia and North Carolina, call us anything you like; the name stuck and soon covered any kind of mountain string quartet music coming from the Blue Ridge Range]

1925:

Fiddlin' Powers & Family [from Russell Co, Virginia]

1928:

Grayson & Whitter

1961:

Stanley Brothers

1961:

Vester Jones [from Carroll Co, VA]

1962:

Frank Proffitt

1962:

Doc Watson

1968:

Taj Mahal [on Giant Step]

1974:

Bert Jansch

1992:

Alison Krauss & Union Station

1997:

Bad Livers

2002:

Bill Frisell

2002:

Hackensaw Boys

2005:

Mark Lemhouse [rock version]

2013:

Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby

Southern Appalachian song documented as far back as 1886.

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