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Eric & Suzy Thompson -> Ian Tyson


ERIC & SUZY THOMPSON Arhoolie 5041 Adam & Eve Had The Blues $12.98
A very nice effort by this husband and wife duo, both veterans of the bay area traditional music scene. They receive able support from friends George Winston, Kevin Wimmer, and on the cajun numbers from accordionist Danny Poullard, among others. Suzy is a superb classic blues interpreter, and excellent fiddler in the cajun, country blues, and old time country idioms, and Eric is a skilled guitarist and mandolinist, particularly on the raggy kind of country blues of Blind Boy Fuller and others. The cajun numbers here include Basile Waltz/ Valse De Balfa/ Danse De Poullard, and Chaussettes Noirs. The blues include Adam And Eve Had The Blues, In My Girlish Days, Mean Old Bedbug Blues, and Blame It On The Blues. Also included here is the Mississippi Sheiks' Stop And Listen, a nice reworking of Corrinna, Corrinna for their little girl, an old time country number called Carrol County Blues, and a nice gospel song called When I Get Home. My favorite cut is the ragtime medley called the Three In One Two Step, incorporating The Entertainer, Dill Pickle Rag, and I Don't Love Nobody. (RP)
ERIC & SUZY THOMPSON: Adam & Eve Had The Blues/ Basile Waltz/ Blame It On The Blues/ Carroll County Blues/ Chausettes Noirs/ Corrina, Corrina/ Danse De Poullard/ In My Girlish Days Stop And Listen/ Mean Old Bedbug Blues/ Three-In-One Two-Step/ Valse De Balfa/ When I Get Home

JACKIE TORRENCE Rounder 8015 Classic Children's Tales $14.98
Includes Little Red Hen/ Gingerbread Man/ Little Red Riding Hood/ Three Billy Goats Gruff/ Goldilock & The Three Bears and The Three Little Pigs along with some introductory poems.

TRAPEZOID Flying Fish 70239 Now And Then $15.98

ARTIE TRAUM Rounder 3084 Cayenne $15.98

IAN TYSON Vanguard 151/52 Old Corrals & Sagebrush $15.98


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