A Distant Land to Roam: Songs of the Carter Family ()

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  1. God Gave Noah the Rainbow Sign
  2. Little Moses
  3. Worried Man Blues
  4. Longing for Home
  5. Motherless Children
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  1. God Gave Noah the Rainbow Sign
  2. Little Moses
  3. Worried Man Blues
  4. Longing for Home
  5. Motherless Children
  6. Storms Are on the Ocean
  7. Keep on the Firing Line
  8. Engine 143
  9. I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blue Eyes
  10. Poor Orphan Child
  11. On a Hill Lone and Grey
  12. Waves on the Sea
  13. Distant Land to Roam
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When Victor Records field engineer Ralph Peer arrived in Bristol, TN, in the summer of 1927, he had a mission to record every rural Southern musician he could find. By the time he left Bristol, Peer had recorded 76 songs by 19 different acts and had set the cornerstones for the future of country music, a genre that had yet to be recognized or defined. Among the acts he recorded in that little Virginia/Tennessee border town were a trio consisting of two young girls and a sawmill worker from Virginia -- A.P. Carter, his wife ...

A Distant Land to Roam: Songs of the Carter Family 2006, Columbia/DMZ

UPC: 827969362921

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