HOUSE CARPENTER, THE

Latest update on 29/03/2014

Artist: Clarence Ashley
Author: traditional
Label: Columbia
Year: 1930

Banjo player from East Tennessee, also part of the Carolina Tar Heels. When revealed to the world in the Anthology Of American Folk Music, his brilliant blind guitarist Arthel 'Doc' Watson was an even bigger revelation.

Covers:

1940:

Rebecca King Jones [Frank Warner recording]

1959:

Almeda Riddle

1961:

Jean Ritchie

1962:

Joan Baez

1962:

Bob Dylan [outtake The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan]

1964:

Dave Van Ronk [on Inside Dave Van Ronk]

1966:

Buffy Sainte-Marie

1966:

Hedy West

1968:

Sweeney's Men

1969:

Pentangle

1992:

Doug & Jack Wallin

1999:

Kelly Joe Phelps

2003:

Natalie Merchant [on cd House Carpenter's Daughter]

2006:

Robin Holcomb & Todd Rundgren [on The Harry Smith Project Revisited]

Child ballad #243. Oldest published version as A Warning For Married Women (1685).

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